English Study Associates E-Cigarettes with Growing Smoking Cessation Rate

While anti-smoking advocates and e-cigarette opponents are going out of their way to convince the general public that electronic cigarettes are a gateway to smoking and do more harm than good, scientist at University College London have just released the results of a survey that proves electronic cigarettes do actually accelerate smoking cessation. According to the recently published Smoking Toolkit Study (STS) the rising e-cigarette use in England has been accompanied by...

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Shady Study Claims Electronic Cigarettes Don’t Help Smokers Quit

According to a research letter published by researchers from the Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education at UCSF (University of California, San Francisco) electronic cigarettes are ineffective as smoking cessation aids. After analyzing the habits of 88 smokers who also used e-cigarettes, scientists found they were no more likely to quit cigarettes after a year, compared to smokers who didn't use them. Sad news, isn't it? Relax, though, this scientific work can only...

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Bogus Study Would Have You Believe E-Cigarettes Encourage Smoking in Youth

A new study co-authored by Lauren Dutra and Stanton Glantz (yes, THAT Stanton Glantz) and titled "Electronic Cigarettes and Conventional Cigarette Use Among US Adolescents", suggests e-cigarettes does not discourage, and may encourage, tobacco cigarettes smoking among US teenagers. Actually, the study itself does not imply that at all, but that didn't stop its authors from drawing a preposterous conclusion. Electronic cigarettes "aggravate the tobacco epidemic among...

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French National Survey Results Suggest E-Cigarettes Are Affecting Tobacco Cigarette Consumption

The findings of a recent national survey conducted by France's Monitoring Center for Drugs and Drug Addiction (OFDT) show between 7.7 million and 9.2 million French have tried electronic cigarettes, and 1 to 2 million are using them on a daily basis. Corroborated with the fact that tobacco cigarette sales have dropped by 7.6% in 2013 - an unprecedented decline since the sharp price increases of 2003 and 2004 - the data has led experts to believe  e-cigarettes have reduced...

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New Studies Suggest E-Cigarette Vapor Is Considerably Safer than Tobacco Smoke

The results of two medical studies meant to shed some light on the chemical composition of vaporized e-liquid and the risks associated with second hand exposure, suggest electronic cigarette vapor is much less hazardous than cigarette smoke. Co-authored by Maciej Goniewicz, a cancer researcher in the Department of Health Behavior at the Roswell Park Cancer Institute in Buffalo, New York, the two studies analyzed secondhand exposure to e-cigarette vapors in a laboratory....

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New Survey Suggests E-Cigarettes May Help Smokers Quit

A recent online survey conducted at the Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine at the University of Geneva in Switzerland and let by renowned professor Jean Francois Etter suggests electronic cigarettes can help smokers quit or at least cut back on tobacco cigarettes. In the past, other small scientific studies have shown that electronic cigarettes seemed to help smokers kick their filthy habit or lower the number of cigarettes smoked daily, but there has been no...

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New Study Finds Electronic Cigarettes Do NOT Lead to Smoking

In the world's first ever study to examine the much-contested  theory that electronic cigarettes are a dangerous gateway to smoking, Dr. Theodore Wagener, from the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, found only one young person who began nicotine use with e-cigarettes and later moved on to tobacco cigarettes, out of a sample of 1,30o college students. Last month, the US Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) warned that electronic cigarette use was...

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E-Cigarettes At Least as Effective as Nicotine Patches Pioneering Clinical Trial Shows

The highly anticipated results of a large scale study into the effectiveness of electronic cigarettes as smoking cessation tools have just been published. Although much less impressive than we hoped, this new research shows e-cigarettes are at least as effective as nicotine patches in helping smokers quit. Entitled "Electronic Cigarettes for Smoking Cessation: A Randomized Control Trial", the clinical trial conducted by a team at the University of Auckland, in New...

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New Study Shows Electronic Cigarettes Have No Short-Term Adverse Effects on Coronary Microcirculation

The results of a recently published study on the effects of electronic cigarettes on coronary microcirculation support the theory that the popular devices are significantly less harmful than tobacco cigarettes. The small-scale research presented at European Society of Cardiology 2013 Congress, in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, was conducted by a team of scientists led by Dr. Konstantinos Farsalinos of the Onassis Cardiac Surgery Center, in Kallithea, Greece. The presented...

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New Clinical Study Shows E-Cigarettes May Help People Quit Smoking

Following a new clinical study funded by LOGIC Electronic Cigarettes, renowned psychiatric expert Dr. Keith Ablow has reported dramatic result regarding the efficiency of e-cigarettes as a smoking cessation and reduction aid. Ablow's research monitored the progress of a number of traditional tobacco smokers who were given 10 menthol or tobacco flavored electronic cigarettes. Over the 90-day study period, participants were periodically asked about their use of tobacco...

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