E-Cigarette Reviews and Rankings

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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New Study Suggests E-cigarettes Can Help Smokers Quit

The result of a recent study conducted by researchers at the Medical University of South Carolina suggest that smokers using electronic cigarettes tend to smoke less and increase the number of quit attempts. Scientists led by Matthew Carpenter, a tobacco control and addiction expert at the cancer center at the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC), evaluated sixty tobacco smokers,...

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3.5-Year-Long Study Finds No Health Concerns in Young E-Cigarette Users Who Never Smoked Tobacco

A team of Italian scientists followed a small group of young, daily e-cigarette users who had never smoked tobacco for a period of three years in order to analyze the effects of vaping on their health. They recently presented their findings at the 2017 Congress of Asian Pacific Society of Respirology (APSR) in Sydney. One of the main arguments of vaping opponents and lawmakers...

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Press Release Claims Vaping Could Cause Cardiovascular Disease

It seems all you need to successfully attack vaping these days is a superficial press release. Never mind scientific evidence, research methodology and all that other boring stuff, just state some negative impacts of using electronic cigarettes and you're all set for heavy media coverage. We've covered

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Researcher Replicates Two Controversial E-Cigarette Studies, Exposes Serious Methodology Problems

Dr. Konstantinos Farsalinos, a pro-vaping researcher from Greece, has been exposing poor quality e-cigarette studies for over six years now, but he recently took a step further to prove that often times such research is completely inaccurate. Farsalinos spent months replicating two scaremongering studies that had reported huge levels of aldehydes in e-cigarette vapor in order to prove exactly how the authors came up with the outrageous results.

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New Study Suggests That E-Cigarette Use Causes Immune Response in the Lung Associated with COPD

According to a new scientific study from the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, vaping increases the levels of innate defense proteins in the lung associated with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD). In an attempt to determine the effects of e-cigarette use on the human airways, researchers at the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill conducted a small study...

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New Study Finds That Consistent E-Cigarette Use Can Help Smokers Quit

There has been a lot of debate surrounding the efficacy of e-cigarettes as tools for smoking cessation, with some studies showing that it is at least as effective as other quit smoking aids like nicotine patches and gum, and others finding that it has absolutely no effect. Now, a comprehensive research from the Comprehensive Cancer Center at Georgetown University claims that the efficacy of electronic cigarettes in smoking cessation largely depends on the frequency of...

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