The Royal College of Physicians publishes a comprehensive review on ecig

The Royal College of Physicians has assessed the available evidence on the use of e-cigarettes, from health effects to the issue of youth vaping, publishing a report with over 50 recommendations. It concluded that e-cigarettes represent a valuable aid in smoking cessation, but that much more can and should be done to reduce their appeal, availability and affordability to people who do not smoke, including children and young people, and reduce environmental harms. 

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CoEHAR Founder Riccardo Polosa adresses the Australian Senators on vaping reform

According to the studies, “CoEHAR research in patients with COPD patients, asthma, high blood pressure, schizophrenia show clear benefits with objective evidence for harm reversal after switching from smoking.. and also showed that lung function and respiratory symptoms and muco-ciliary clearance improve after switching from smoking to vaping”.

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What are the effects of vaping on never-smokers? For the first time, the VERITAS project will evaluate the impact of these devices on people who exclusively vape

Jeffrey Zamora, President of Asovape Costa Rica, President of ARDT Iberoamerica and Veritas's project leader, said: "We are using an innovative platform with a 2-step verification process where people will enroll in the study. After registering on the website, participants will be asked to provide information about the devices used, frequency of use, age of initiation, flavor preferences, motivations, and any cigarette consumption or experimentation. They will also complete the Respiratory Symptom Experience Scale, a validated scale that asks subjects to rate the frequency with which they had experienced any respiratory symptoms".

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HOW TO REDUCE THE HARM CAUSED BY CIGARETTE SMOKE ON ORAL HEALTH AND TEETH?

The data from these works as a whole can be used to assess the impact in terms of risk/benefit ratio of the regular use of combustion-free products, assisting the efforts of public health authorities in encouraging smokers to quit, especially those who perceive their smoke-damaged smile as a barrier to personal health or work and social relationships.

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Groundbreaking Global Initiative to Investigate Oral Health Impacts of Combustion-Free Nicotine Delivery Alternatives: the SMILE Study

The study has been designed with the help of experts from Germany, UK, Italy, Poland, Moldova, and Indonesia. SMILE study is being conducted in four dental clinics across four different countries (Italy, Poland, Moldova, and Indonesia). Volunteer enrollment was completed in August 2023 and results will be expected to be available in 2025.

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CoEHAR research reveals whiter teeth in former smokers using E-Cigarettes or Heated Tobacco Products than tobacco smokers 

The study marks the first of its kind, shedding light on a novel aspect of oral health among users of combustion-free nicotine products. These findings underscore the aesthetic benefits associated with ECs and HTPs use, signifying a significant departure from the well-known dental color implications of tobacco smoking. As patients increasingly prioritize aesthetics, evident in the growing prevalence of purely cosmetic dental procedures, and with smoking being a prevalent factor, this result serves as a compelling incentive to quit smoking.

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