E-Cigarette Reviews and Rankings

Clinical Study Suggests Vaping Can Help Chronic Smokers Quit

According to a clinical study conducted by a team of researchers from the European Institute of Oncology (IEO), at the University of Milan, electronic cigarettes, even those containing zero nicotine, can hep chronic smokers quit or at least cut down on cigarettes considerably. Italian researchers selected 210 chronic smokers through the COSMOS 2 project -  a long-term screening program...

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Vapers Have the Same Flourishing Gut Bacteria as Non-Smokers, First of Its Kind Study Finds

An international team of researchers recently analyzed the gut bacteria of tobacco smokers, e-cigarette users and non-smokers, and found that while smokers exhibit significant changes to their microbiome, vapers and non-smokers have the same mix of gut bacteria. Researchers collected bacteria samples from throughout the digestive tract - including in the mouth and gut - of  10 e-cigarette...

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Vaping Flavored E-Liquid May Not Be Completely Harmless, New Study Finds

In case any of you were naive enough to believe that inhaling a vaporized cocktail of vegetable glycerine, propylene glycol and various flavorings was completely risk-free, prepare to have your bubble burst. A recent study conducted by researchers at the University of...

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Study Claims E-Cigarettes Are a Massive Gateway to Smoking for Teens

The gateway theory, according to which electronic cigarettes lead youths to smoking tobacco, has already been debunked numerous times, but a new study from Dartmouth College’s Norris Cotton Cancer Center, in New Hampshire, suggests that vaping is pushing hundreds of thousands of kids to smoke every year, while only helping a small number of adults quit. Using 2014 census data, national...

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Controversial Study Finds Toxic Metals in E-Cigarette Vapor, But Don’t Freak Out Just Yet

Researchers from Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, in Baltimore, Maryland recently published a study that suggests the coils in vaping devices may be leaking toxic metals like lead and nickel into the vapor when heated at high temperatures. After analyzing the e-liquid in the tank-style vaping devices of...

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Misconceptions About E-Cigarette Safety Could Be Stopping Smokers from Quitting, Recent UK Report Finds

Public Health England recently released its latest report on electronic cigarettes, reinforcing their previous conclusions that electronic cigarettes are less harmful than tobacco cigarettes, and

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Comprehensive Evidence Review Concludes That Vaping is Far Less Harmful Than Smoking

A recently published comprehensive meta-analysis of over 800 peer-reviewed scientific studies on the effects of vaping on human health has concluded that based on the evidence presently available "e-cigarettes are far less harmful than conventional cigarettes, containing fewer and lower levels of toxic substances" and "may help adult smokers quit smoking conventional cigarettes". Commissioned...

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Controversial Study on Mice Suggests Vaping Could Cause Cancer in Humans

Public health experts and tobacco researchers have long been saying that it's not the nicotine that kills smokers, but the many other carcinogens contained by tobacco cigarettes. However, according to a recent study by researchers at New York University, the nicotine in electronic cigarette vapor can cause DNA damage and impair cells' DNA repair mechanism, putting users at risk of developing cancer.

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Peer-Reviewed Clinical Trial Finds No Adverse Health Effects from Long-Term Vaping

Regular use of electronic cigarettes over long periods of time has no adverse impact on health, according to the findings of a 24-month peer-reviewed clinical trial due to be published next month in the journal Regulatory Toxicology and Pharmacology. Entitled "Evaluation of the Safety Profile of an Electronic Vapour Product Used for Two Years by Smokers in a Real-life Setting", the study...

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Study Suggesting That Vaping Is a Gateway to Smoking Omits Critical Information

A recently-published study from the University of California San Francisco (UCSF) claiming that non-smoking adolescents who use e-cigarettes and alternative forms of tobacco are more likely to start smoking conventional cigarettes has been called out for failing to present important information. The study, co-authored by Benjamin W. Chaffee, an assistant professor at the UCSF School of...

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