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Hardware trends in the UK: refillable devices still far ahead of pods and heated tobacco

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 [...]

Meta-analysis shows that smoking is clearly associated with the progression of Covid-19

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 [...]

Heated Tobacco (IQOS): Lower nicotine delivery than other e-cigarette technologies

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 [...]

Effect of the e-cigarette on oral health: not commensurate with the deleterious effect of tobacco

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 [...]

Covid-19: a very low risk of transmitting the virus via e-cigarette vapor

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 [...]

Vapo-smokers: study confirms the need to be an exclusive vaper

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, [...]

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