Category: Health Studies

Could Vaping Save The NHS Billions Each Year

Can E-Cigarettes Save The Nhs £2.6 Billion?

With the annual NHS push to get smokers to switch or quit underway, we ask if vaping has the potential to save the health service £2.6 billion. It is now accepted that electronic cigarettes pose a fraction of the risk of smoking, and studies show they work 3-6 times better than nicotine replacement products like […]

Could Vaping Help with Multiple Sclerosis?

Could Vaping Help With Multiple Sclerosis?

New research has shown that quitting smoking slows multiple sclerosis mobility deteriorations meaning that electronic cigarettes could play a key role. Electronic cigarettes could play a key role in slowing multiple sclerosis (MS) mobility deterioration as new research shows patients who quit smoking match the rate of progression in people who’ve never smoked. The government […]

North Bristol NHS Trust Turns To Vaping

Nhs Trust In Bristol Turns To Vaping

North Bristol NHS Trust is to introduce vaping so it can achieve a smoke-free status. The Trust has struggled with convincing smokers not to use tobacco on-site and has now decided to follow the example set in the West Midlands, where the Sandwell and West Birmingham Trust allowed two vape stores to open up next […]

Massive Boost For UK Vaping

A Massive Boost For Uk Vaping

UK vape shops and e-liquid producers have been handed a resounding show of support as the Government announces that vape products may soon be available on prescription. The move does not mean that regular purchasing will stop, or product ranges reduced, just that the NHS will be able to target hard to reach smokers and […]

Rethinking Addiction and Dependance

Rethinking Addiction And Dependance

Caitlin Notley, a Fellow of the UK Society for the Study of Addiction at the Norwich Medical School, argues that we need to rethink ‘addiction’ and ‘dependence’. Following on from a study looking at how people view nicotine and addiction, Professor Notley argues that “nicotine addiction” is a loaded term that doesn’t reflect the real […]

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