Health & Studies

Thinking Of The Children

Studies on youth vaping from the States, Germany and Poland

Nicotine Addiction

Are we addicted to the nicotine or just the act of smoking?

Passive Vaping

An summary of the research looking at passive vaping carried out by Ballbèa et al.

WHO report is "misguiding and alarmist"

Are the World Health Organisation aiding the confusion around e-cigarettes? A rising number of people think that they are.

Real-world effectiveness of e-cigarettes when used to aid smoking cessation: a cross-sectional population study

By Jamie Brown, SSA Research Fellow, Emma Beard, Research Associate, Daniel Kotz, Assistant Professor, Susan Michie, Professor of Heath Psychology, Robert West, Professor of Health Psychology

Electronic Cigarettes - A report commissioned by Public Health England

Electronic Cigarettes - A report commissioned by Public Health England by Professor John Britton and Dr Ilze Bogdanovica

Acute effects of using an electronic nicotine-delivery device (e-cigarette) on myocardial function: comparison with the effects of regular cigarettes

"Acute effects of using an electronic nicotine-delivery device (e-cigarette) on myocardial function: comparison with the effects of regular cigarettes" by K. Farsalinos, D. Tsiapras, S. Kyrzopoulos, M. Savvopoulou, E. Avramidou, D. Vasilopoulou, V. Voudris, Onassis

Peering through the mist: What does the chemistry of contaminants in electronic cigarettes tell us about health risks?

"Peering through the mist: What does the chemistry of contaminants in electronic cigarettes tell us about health risks?" by Doctor Igor Burstyn, from Drexel University USA

Trends in electronic cigarette use in England

Trends in electronic cigarette use in England by Robert West, Jamie Brown and Emma Beard, March 2014, University College London.

Research into the effect of vapour on heart cells

Comparison of the Cytotoxic Potential of Cigarette Smoke and Electronic Cigarette Vapour Extract on Cultured Myocardial Cells by Farsalinos, Romagna, Allifranchini, Ripamonti, Bocchietto, Todeschi, Tsiapras, Kyrzopoulos and Voudris. Published in the International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, January 2014.