A UK study examined trends in use of e-cigarette device types, heated tobacco products (HTP), and nicotine concentrations in e-liquids in England from 2016 to 2020. The data came from a repeated, representative cross-sectional survey of adults aged 16 years or older. The main findings were that among electronic cigarette users, 53.7% used tank [...]
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A large meta-analysis study seems to confirm that smoking promotes the progression of Covid-19. In fact, since smoking significantly affects pulmonary immune function, it is a risk factor for contracting other infectious diseases with more serious consequences in infected individuals. A PubMed analysis of scientific articles dealing with the subject was carried out, focusing [...]
A study conducted by the University of Queensland in Australia sought to investigate how e-cigarettes and vaping in general were presented on TikTok, a sharing platform increasingly popular among teenagers. Methodologically, the researchers selected the nine most commonly used keywords in the hashtags to identify the most popular videos about vaping. The researchers then [...]
A recent clinical study by researchers at Queen Mary's University in London sought to compare the delivery of nicotine from different electronic cigarette technologies to tobacco cigarettes. The different technologies were as follows: 1) IQOS marketed by Philip Morris International (PMI) based on the principle of heated tobacco, 2) A pre-filled pod type system [...]
Researchers from the School of Dental Sciences at the Faculty of Medicine at Newcastle University in the United Kingdom have carried out a very interesting review of the scientific literature in order to take stock of the effect of electronic cigarettes on the body oral health. While the deleterious effects of cigarette smoking on [...]
A study carried out by researchers from the universities of Mexico City, Auckland and Catania, investigated the plausibility and risks of airborne transmission of pathogens, including the SARS-CoV-2 virus, through respiratory droplets carried by the aerosol exhaled by the vapers. The authors studied respiratory mechanics, the size of the particles emitted and the rate [...]
According to Adriana Blanco Marquizo, director of the tobacco control department at WHO, tobacco is also very bad for the environment. Indeed, in addition to the fact that tobacco kills more than 8 million smokers each year in the world, that it has a strong impact on health spending and that it induces colossal [...]
A Californian clinical study carried out in a hospital setting on a cohort of 119 volunteers made up of smokers and vapers, investigated the sensory effect of nicotine salts. These are known to inhibit the scratching in the throat of nicotine (the hit) and thus allow vaping of liquids with a high nicotine content [...]
An American study of more than 790 vapor-smokers looked at their consumption profile and its impact on exposure to toxic molecules in tobacco (nitrosamines, acrylamide, aromatic hydrocarbons, heavy metals, etc.) as well as on markers. biological effects of nicotine consumption. First of all, it turns out that vapor-smokers are first and foremost smokers. Indeed, [...]
A study carried out by the University of Buffalo in the United States set itself the objective of assessing the image of electronic cigarettes conveyed by social networks to Internet users. To do this, the authors studied 21 articles published on the net and the discussion forums of 20 trading platforms dealing with electronic [...]