Prof. Giovanni Li Volti, director of CoEHAR e dr. Renèe O'Leary will be in conference as a speakers with two interesting abstract on Harm Reduction and CoEHAR research.
"We read with interest the proposed draft bill and we are appreciative of the key contributions this Bill will make in relation to the contrast of tobacco smoking. However, we are concerned that the current draft will restrict less risky options for people who would benefit from using these products to quit smoking. Bringing regulatory parity between cigarettes and non-combustible alternatives (like e-cigarettes, heated tobacco products, oral nicotine/tobacco pouches) will further discourage smokers from trying alternatives – something that should be actively encouraged given that South Africa has high smoking prevalence and low successful quitting rate"
86% of physicians believe that combustion is more harmful than nicotine. 64%-77% of physicians believe that nicotine directly causes various smoking-related conditions, with 19% to 32% believing strongly.
A panel of tobacco control experts, including Dr. Sudhanshu Patwardhan, Dr. Riccardo Polosa, and Dr. Jed Rose, discuss their views on how the survey results might impact smoking cessation and tobacco harm reduction efforts.
While an average of 87% of doctors at least moderately agree helping patients quit smoking is a priority, it is troubling that on average 74% mistakenly believe nicotine causes a range of illnesses from lung cancer to COPD.
The summer graduation session at the University of Catania was held last week. Among the works of the new graduates in the biotechnology degree courses are also two theses on…
Interview with prof. Prof. Ang Sun, of the Sbarro Institute for Cancer Research and Molecular Medicine, Center for Biotechnology, Department of Biology, College of Science and Technology, Temple University (USA),…
CoEHAR interview with prof. Robert Sussman of Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México and Visiting Professor of the University of Catania. How many smokers are there in Mexico? e-cigarettes and heat…
CoEHAR interview with prof. Attaullah Ahmadi, visiting researcher della French School of Public Health e Global Health Focus presso il Dipartimento di Medicina Clinica e Sperimentale dell'Università di Catania. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MeaAmfnw4WU
This was stated by prof. Riccardo Polosa, founder of CoEHAR, Research Center for the reduction of harm from smoking, and full professor of Internal Medicine at the University of Catania, yesterday in a hearing in the Social Affairs Commission of the Chamber, in the context of the examination of the Communication from the Commission to the European Parliament and the Council on the ‘European plan to fight against cancer’.