Are electronic cigarettes suitable for quitting smoking? A recent American study sought to assess whether e-cigarettes, like tobacco cigarettes, could induce a risk of wheezing in vapers. Indeed, the prevalence of e-cigarette use has increased in recent years, and some are concerned about its effect on respiratory health. The nationally representative PATH (Population Assessment [...]
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Can electronic cigarettes be used as a smoking cessation aid?Professors Kenneth Warner and Neal Benowitz, leading American experts on tobacco addiction, have published a new study on the need to rethink smoking cessation, particularly since the advent of e-cigarettes.K. Warner believes there is sufficient evidence to support the use of e-cigarettes as a first-line smoking [...]
Are there more and more vapers in the world?A study co-conducted by the University of Warsaw and the UK's Global State of Tobacco Harm Reduction aimed to estimate the number of vapers worldwide in 2021, as well as their geographical distribution. Nicotine is consumed by one in five adults worldwide, mainly through smoking tobacco cigarettes.Modern [...]
Does quitting smoking help depression? A study from Oxford University in the UK looked at the effect of smoking cessation on depression and anxiety. Although many people say they want to stop smoking, clinicians and smokers are often concerned about deteriorating mental health after quitting. The aim of the study was therefore to assess [...]
Is the electronic cigarette suitable for quitting smoking? Most e-cigarette users report that they intend to quit, but there are few evidence-based intervention studies for e-cigarette cessation. So the authors of the study conducted by authors from different American universities sought to understand how and why e-cigarette users attempt to quit smoking on their [...]
Are electronic cigarettes recommended to stop smoking? Kenneth Warner, dean emeritus and professor emeritus at the University of Michigan School of Public Health, believes there is sufficient evidence to support the use of e-cigarettes as a first-line smoking cessation aid for adults. "Far too many adults who want to quit smoking are not successful," [...]
Are American youth more addicted to nicotine? Prominent American tobacco expert Stanton Glantz conducted a study analyzing national cross-sectional surveys on tobacco and specifically e-cigarettes among youth from 2014 to 2021. This study was supplemented by a confirmatory analysis using the Youth Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System from 2015 to 2019. Surveys were conducted with national [...]
Are nicotine sachets (pouches) safe? The objective of the study was to measure the concentration of nicotine and nitrosamine derivatives known to be carcinogenic. The analyses concerned 44 products on the market. The products examined contained between 1.8 and 47.5 mg of nicotine. More than 36% of products contained more than 16.7 mg [...]
Why stop smoking before age 35? A recent US study confirmed that smoking was associated with earlier death overall and increased mortality from cancer, heart disease, and lower respiratory disease. In this study, the excess mortality associated with smoking was higher in women than in men. The results also confirm the importance of lifetime [...]
Ban on mint e-liquids: what would happen? A recent U.S. study examined how current smokers of menthol cigarettes or flavored cigars and current users of flavored e-cigarettes may react to three hypothetical flavoring ban scenarios: Scenario 1: Ban on mentholated cigarettes and flavored cigars only; Scenario 2: Ban on e-cigarettes with all non-tobacco [...]