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There can be smoke without fire: warranted caution in promoting electronic cigarettes and heat not burn devices as a safer alternative to cigarette smoking

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McAlinden, KD and Sohal, SS and Sharma, P, There can be smoke without fire: warranted caution in promoting electronic cigarettes and heat not burn devices as a safer alternative to cigarette smoking, ERJ open research, 5, (3) ISSN 2312-0541 (2019) [Contribution to Refereed Journal]


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DOI: doi:10.1183/23120541.00114-2019

Abstract

The tobacco industry is now shifting its focus from combustible cigarettes to promoting the "safer" electronic nicotine delivery alternatives. This editorial presents emerging challenges these devices pose to human health.

Item Details

Item Type:Contribution to Refereed Journal
Keywords:e-cigarettes, IQOS, COPD, epithelium, fibrosis, EMT, Cancer, ICS
Research Division:Medical and Health Sciences
Research Group:Cardiorespiratory Medicine and Haematology
Research Field:Respiratory Diseases
Objective Division:Health
Objective Group:Clinical Health (Organs, Diseases and Abnormal Conditions)
Objective Field:Respiratory System and Diseases (incl. Asthma)
UTAS Author:Sohal, SS (Dr Sukhwinder Sohal)
UTAS Author:Sharma, P (Dr Pawan Sharma)
ID Code:134902
Year Published:2019
Deposited By:Health Sciences
Deposited On:2019-09-11
Last Modified:2019-09-27
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