Long-term effects of e-cigarette remain unknown
Researchers from the University College London and Cancer Research UK have found evidence that more than 18,000 people in England helped to move on from their addiction through e-cigarettes, but that the long-term effects of use are unknown.
This writes The Telegraph. The research indicates that the most effective way to stop smoking the use of medication and professional help.
A smoker who is a professional assistance has to three times more likely to stop than someone who is on their own strength. For comparison: e-cigarettes reduce the risk by 60 percent. Average use of 2.8 million people in the uk e-cigarettes.
Alison Cox, director for Cancer Research UK: “E-cigarettes may play a role in helping to quit smoking. Are e-cigarettes safer than tobacco. We will continue with research into e-cigarettes.”
E-cigarettes operate by the evaporation of liquids. The inhaled vapour would be in comparison with tobacco smoke less harmful, by, for example, often has lower tar content. Various makers believe that e-cigarettes help to gradually stop smoking.
Last year, the U. S. Preventive Services Task Force that there is little evidence that e-cigarettes work as a stopping.