The e-cig may help smokers with asthma to reduce their cigarette consumption or remain abstinent and hence reduce the burden of smoking-related asthma symptoms wrote Polosa The positive findings observed with e-cigs allows us to advance the hypothesis that these products may be valuable for smoking cessation and/or tobacco harm reduction also in asthma patients who smoke
Nicotine isn?t close in addictiveness to heroin ? or cocaine or any of the other drugs non-experts throw around to scare readers Lots of studies question common beliefs about nicotine?s addictiveness French expert Dr Etter found vaping far less addictive than smoking
Limitations to this study design include the possibility of recall bias as participants provide information about their smoking habits through a questionnaire There is also the possibility of residual confounding from other unmeasured factors so findings may not be entirely accurate
Fake news is usually written in a way that deliberately avoids explicitly defining the finer details of the topic of the article For example The Ashtray Blog points to an article on the prevalence of dripping amongst teenagers which not only used false figures but also did ?everything they could to make dripping sound like a form of drug abuse [whilst] every piece of coverage did a monumentally awful job of explaining what dripping actually is? This type of evasion is typical of biased reporting which tries its best to avoid facts and figures that don?t support the view it?s trying to put forward Another typical tactic is using evasive language to say something without explicitly stating it eg using words such as ?could?
Among smokers who have attempted to stop without professional support those who use e-cigarettes are more likely to report continued abstinence than those who used a licensed NRT product bought over-the-counter or no aid to cessation write the authors
Every vaper has heard the maddening claim that candy and fruit flavors are aimed at children We know that adult vapers use flavors to get away from the experience of burning tobacco We know it because we?ve all experienced it!