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COVID-19: a Serological Survey in Troina show Positive data

COVID-19: a Serological Survey in Troina show Positive data

Duke University and CoEHAR- together with Istituto Oasi Maria SS di Troina and the City Council- concluded the first part of the study to assess the prevalence of coronavirus infections in the city of Troina, a previous red zone due to the high rate of infections by COVID-19

CoEHAR’s study confirms beneficial effects of ECIG on COPD smokers

CoEHAR’s study confirms beneficial effects of ECIG on COPD smokers

CoEHAR’s researchers have just published the longest clinical follow-up of E-cigarette users ever reported. The study “COPD smokers who switched to e-cigarettes: health outcomes at 5-year follow up” explores the long term effects of E-cigarette use in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and confirms that regular use can ameliorate objective and subjective COPD and is long lasting

PARTNERSHIPS BETWEEN COHEAR, DUKE UNIVERSITY, OASI OF TROINA LEADS TO THE FIRST STUDY TO EVALUATE THE CORRELATION BETWEEN SMOKING HABITS AND COVID-19 INFECTIONS.

PARTNERSHIPS BETWEEN COHEAR, DUKE UNIVERSITY, OASI OF TROINA LEADS TO THE FIRST STUDY TO EVALUATE THE CORRELATION BETWEEN SMOKING HABITS AND COVID-19 INFECTIONS.

In the past few days, seroepidemiological tests on citizens have been performed to assess the impact of smoking on the Covid-19 infections on the most vulnerable part of the population. The subjects of the study were selected according to a multi-layered probabilistic sampling plan by gender and age on citizens from 5 to over 80 years old. Among them, the employees of the Oasi of Troina, many of whom were tested positive to the Covid-19 infection.

QUIT STRONG: New Zealand bets on vaping to quit smoking

QUIT STRONG: New Zealand bets on vaping to quit smoking

QUIT STRONG is one of the first public health initiatives in the World that embrace THR (Tobacco Harm Reduction), showing openness to strategies that can support smokers during smoking cessation programmes. Low risk products allow to provide the necessary amount of nicotine while maintaining the behavioral and psychological rituals associated to smoking

The Smile Study has officially started the operational phase

The Smile Study has officially started the operational phase

On 22 July 2020, Smile Study started officially the operational phase of the projects with the training on the equipments and the visiting of first subjects enrolledDr. Elbert Waller of the Inspektor Research Systems has been welcomed in Catania for for the conduction of a training on the latest innovative technologies in dental diagnostic

Do You really know what Tobacco Harm Reduction is?

Do You really know what Tobacco Harm Reduction is?

Talking about tobacco harm reduction means embracing a plurality of behaviors, choices and products that can be confusing. We have deepened the subject with Dr. Renée O’Leary, author of the paper and COEHAR researcher

The road ahead for substitution of combustible cigarettes with low risk technologies as a strategy to reduce harm in the 21st Century

The road ahead for substitution of combustible cigarettes with low risk technologies as a strategy to reduce harm in the 21st Century

The article highlights why harm reduction is important, what are the ways to achieve harm reduction, particularly the use of snus, heated tobacco products and e-cigarettes and what are the barriers to use of such alternatives. This article is not a systematic or narrative review; it is an overview of recent studies on these products or devices. Industry conducted or funded studies were excluded from the review.

The new Vaping Manual between Science and Real Use

The new Vaping Manual between Science and Real Use

Toxicological testing, population studies, clinical trials and randomized controlled trials demonstrate the potential reductions in exposures for smokers. Unfortunately, socio-cultural and economics barriers, such as heavy taxation, misperceptions about nicotine and unsubstantiated fears of youth addiction, prevent low risk products to become accessible to all and a good choice for those who want to quit smoking.