In their work “Respiratory health effects of e-cigarette substitution for tobacco cigarettes: a systematic review”, researchers analyzed 16 studies from 20 publications: most of the studies showed no difference in respiratory parameters. This indicates that electronic nicotine delivery systems substitution for smoking likely does not result in additional harm to respiratory health.
Replica researchers performed a standard toxicology battery of three assays used for product assessment and regulatory applications.
The DiaSmokeFree Working Group send a letter to the American Diabetes Association (ADA) expressing concern and seeking correction of a couple of statements in the ADA guidelines regarding the use…
Professor Li Volti talked about the Replica project results with a presentation titled "The impact of cigarette smoke and reduced risk products aerosol on endothelial function: the REPLICA project"
The conference will bring together leading experts in the field to discuss the latest research on dyslipidemias and their management. Topics to be covered include the latest guidelines from the European Society of Cardiology (ESC) and the European Atherosclerosis Society (EAS), as well as innovative topics such as environmental risk factors, including smoking, and their role in the progression of atherosclerosis.
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.
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…