Before starting into vaping, I wanted to do a bit of research to understand how safe and how would vaping compare to regular cigars. My honest opinion would be that if you have never smoked then DO NOT START VAPING, however if you are an ex-smoker than I would definitely have a look over these articles and give vaping a try:

Ecigs Inconvenient truth

E-cigarettes around 95% less harmful than regular tobacco

Public Health England – E-cigarettes safer than smoking

Behind the Vapor

I will be updating the list on an ongoing basis with articles I find interesting and that are from a reliable and trustworthy source.

If you are interested in having a look over ecig studies that have been done over the past year(s), below you will have a list with links:

List of ecig studies:

2015:

  1. Electronic cigarettes induce DNA strand breaks and cell death independently of nicotine in cell lines (November 2015).
  2. Particulate Matter from Electronic Cigarettes and Conventional Cigarettes: a Systematic Review and Observational Study (October 2015).
  3. Patterns of Electronic Cigarette Use Among American Adults (October 2015).
  4. A rapid method for the chromatographic analysis of volatile organic compounds in exhaled breath of tobacco cigarette and electronic cigarette smokers (September 2015).
  5. E-cigarettes: An evidence update – A report commissioned by Public Health England (August 2015).
  6. Highly Reactive Free Radicals in Electronic Cigarette Aerosols (August 2015).
  7. Real-world effectiveness of e-cigarettes when used to aid smoking cessation: a cross-sectional population study (August 2015).
  8. Development of an in vitro cytotoxicity model for aerosol exposure using 3D reconstructed human airway tissue; application for assessment of e-cigarette aerosol (July 2015).
  9. Is the use of electronic cigarettes while smoking associated with smoking cessation attempts, cessation and reduced cigarette consumption? A survey with a 1-year follow-up (July 2015).
  10. Nicotine absorption from electronic cigarette use: comparison between experienced consumers (vapers) and naïve users (smokers) (June 2015).
  11. An Assessment of Indoor Air Quality before, during and after Unrestricted Use of E-Cigarettes in a Small Room (May 2015).
  12. Are Metals Emitted from Electronic Cigarettes a Reason for Health Concern? A Risk-Assessment Analysis of Currently Available Literature (May 2015).
  13. E-cigarettes generate high levels of aldehydes only in ‘dry puff’ conditions (May 2015).
  14. Toxicity Assessment of Refill Liquids for Electronic Cigarettes (April 2015).
  15. Evaluation of E-Cigarette Liquid Vapor and Mainstream Cigarette Smoke after Direct Exposure of Primary Human Bronchial Epithelial Cells (April 2015).
  16. Electronic cigarette use and harm reversal: emerging evidence in the lung (April 2015).
  17. Biochemically verified smoking cessation and vaping beliefs among vape store customers (April 2015).
  18. Associations Between E-Cigarette Type, Frequency of Use, and Quitting Smoking: Findings From a Longitudinal Online Panel Survey in Great Britain (April 2015).
  19. E-Cigarettes and Smoking Cessation: Evidence from a Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis (March 2015).
  20. Nicotine Levels and Presence of Selected Tobacco-Derived Toxins in Tobacco Flavoured Electronic Cigarette Refill Liquids (March 2015).
  21. Vapors Produced by Electronic Cigarettes and E-Juices with Flavorings Induce Toxicity, Oxidative Stress, and Inflammatory Response in Lung Epithelial Cells and in Mouse Lung (February 2015).
  22. Explaining the effects of electronic cigarettes on craving for tobacco in recent quitters (January 2015).
  23. Characterization of mainstream and passive vapours emitted by selected electronic cigarettes (January 2015).

 

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