Ten of the world’s leading experts in diabetes addressed the issue of smoking harm in this vulnerable population in its clinical, medical, behavioral and sociological implications, in order to provide independent consultation and oversight to the development of smoking cessation / harm reduction guidelines for smokers with type 2 diabetes mellitus.
The Replica project team activity and the results of the studies on the reduced cytotoxicity and inflammation induced by cigarette smoke and ENDS aerosol will be presented during the XVI edition of the Congress of the Italian Federation of Life Sciences (FISV), which represents over 10.0000 Italian scientists and which will take place from 14 to 16 September 2022 in Naples
The meeting “75th Tobacco Science Research Conference” is an incredible opportunity for researchers and professionals to discuss, analyze and deepen the latest news on tobacco harm reduction strategies, including the necessary steps to develop the scientific activity and the engagement of the sector
As a tangible demonstration of the gratitude towards the city that marked the beginning of the change, this morning CoEHAR presented the “CoEHAR Mural” along A.Doria Avenue (near INFN- Institute of Nuclear Physics). The mural is an artistic work created by the collective “MaleTinte”, thanks to the patronage of the Municipality of Catania and the Italian Anti-smoking League, LIAF, and the support of the BCC, Cooperative Credit Bank of Regalbuto and PPG Italy Group.
CoEHAR researchers investigated for the first time the relationship between biochemically-verified smoking status and SARS-CoV-2 infection in a large population study. The study “The impact of laboratory-verified smoking on SARS-CoV-2 infection: Results from the Troina sero-epidemiological survey”, found that the prevalence of SARS-CoV-2 antibody positivity were reduced in smokers compared to former and never smokers (19.8% vs. 31%)
CoEHAR, Center of Excellence for the acceleration of Harm Reduction of the University of Catania, opens its doors to researchers from Ukraine
43rd Annual Convention of the Philippine College of Occupational Medicine (PCOM), with which we are organizing a satellite symposium entitled “Tobacco Harm Reduction (THR)”. Title: “Potential Impact of THR on…
On Tuesday 12 October 2021 at 3pm in the Biological Tower of the University of Catania a Lectio Magistralis will be held by Magdalena Walicka (Mossakowski Medical Research Centre of Warsaw, and Visiting…
According to a study lead by CoEHAR of the University of Catania, the e-liquids used in electronic cigarettes have antibacterial properties effective on different pathogens
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.