prof. Riccardo Polosa, founder of the CoEHAR and one of the leading experts in the field of harm reduction strategies, will speak at the first edition of the congress "Le strade del Respiro", which will be held on Saturday 5 November in Rome.
Overall, the study authors believe that smoking cessation has a positive effect on asthmatic patients' respiratory health: the longer you abstain from smoking, the better your asthma symptoms will be. Gradually, patients with asthma gain a higher quality of life as their exacerbations decrease.
Professor Riccardo Polosa discuss in an interview on Medical Tribune the results of his study: heated tobacco products produce fewer exacerbations and better quality of life in COPD patients compared to conventional cigarettes.
A significant new three-year independent study on COPD and smoking has been released by the CoEHAR of the University of Catania (Italy), led by Professor Riccardo Polosa
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