• ‘Trust me I’m a Doctor’ ask ‘Are e-cigarettes safe?’

    E-cigarettes are becoming increasingly popular yet are often at the centre of controversy. There are debates about whether they should be banned in public places and questions about their long term safety. Michael Mosley sets out to cut through the hype and find out: are e-cigarettes safe?Smoking burns tobacco to release a large dose of […]

  • Electronic Cigarettes Vapor Has NO Toxic Effect

    In a recent study, scientists have found electronic cigarette vapor has NO toxic effect on the cells found in human lungs. Fresh research, funded by British American Tobacco (BAT), suggested inhaling nicotine vapor could be as safe as breathing air. To perform these experiments, the tobacco giant teamed up with the MatTek Corporation, maker of human cell models used […]

  • E-cigarettes around 95% less harmful than tobacco estimates landmark review.

    Expert independent review concludes that e-cigarettes have potential to help smokers quit. An expert independent evidence review published today by Public Health England (PHE) concludes that e-cigarettes are significantly less harmful to health than tobacco and have the potential to help smokers quit smoking. Key findings of the review include: the current best estimate is […]

  • 5 Respected Scientists Weigh In On Vaping and E-Cigs

    Far too often, we are inundated by negative reports about electronic cigarettes. The good news is that there are some scientists and medical professionals out there that are willing to taking a stand for vaping and share some facts to help reverse the myths. These courageous scientists have a lot to lose and many of […]

  • Type, frequency of e-cigarette use linked to quitting smoking

    Two new studies looking at whether electronic cigarettes help smokers to quit their deadly habit have found that while some of them can, it depends on the type and how often it is used. The research — welcomed by experts in a field marked by a dearth of good scientific evidence and intense lobbying — […]