Articles with tag: smoking
Vaping a 'Small' Fraction of the Risks of Smoking
The independent report was led by academics at King's College London with a group of international collaborators, and – at over 1400 pages - is the most comprehensive to date. Its main focus was a systematic review of the health risks and health effects of vaping - and broadly it found that vaping is overwhelmingly safer than smoking.
A New RCT!
The majority of smokers accessing the current best treatments continue to smoke so researchers aimed to test how e-cigarettes compared to nicotine replacement treatment (NRT) to help such smokers to reduce smoking. The team included Professor Peter Hajek, responsible for the first ground-breaking efficacy study showing vaping was three times better than NRT at helping smokers quit.
Vapes more effective to quit smoking than gum or patch, review finds.
Vapes containing nicotine are more effective in helping people quit smoking than patches or gum, and safer than cigarettes, although more evidence is needed on their potential long-term impacts, a new review of evidence found on Wednesday.
It was this question that Brian MacMahon - the legendary Harvard epidemiologist - once posed to his audience in an effort to trigger them and make them contemplate about the problem.
Sadly, the biggest weight of this implicit criticism would be applied on the shoulders of Greeks, since according to WHO’s report: The Greek Tobacco Epidemics, they managed to slip from the top to the middle of the life expectancy ranking, largely on account of their persistently poor smoking habits.
Smoking is never good for your health. In fact, it can also affect the health of your family and all the people around you through second-hand smoke. To avoid the risks of cigarette smoking, switching to electronic cigarettes is a great option instead of totally banning nicotine out of your system.
Many wonder what the main differences are between electronic cigarettes and analogue cigarettes.
Electronic cigarettes do not contain the thousands of chemical-toxic substances in tobacco which is found in traditional cigarettes. A normal cigarette contains many chemicals such as Benzene, Formaldehyde, Ammonia, Acetone, Arsenic, Hydrogen Cyanide and many more. An analogue contains just over 4000 other chemicals to be exact.