Internationale Dampfer-Welt(en) – Ausgabe 27/2018

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INTRO In dieser Woche sind einige Studien erschienen, die die Frage stellen ob E-Dampfprodukte beim Rauchstop unterstützen können. Die IG-ED freut sich, dass Prof. Dr. Bernd Mayer seine wichtigsten Blogbeiträge unserem Verein zur Verfügung gestellt hat, damit sie weiterhin der Allgemeinheit zugänglich sind. Wir haben diese auf unserer Website veröffentlicht. Schon die EU-Befragung zur Besteuerung […]

Prof. Dr. Mayer – Electronic Cigarettes and Airway Infections – Update

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Archived version of Prof. Dr. Bernhard-Michael Mayer’s blog post. Originally published on 08.02.2015 Recently it has been reported that mice exposed to nicotine containing vapor of electronic cigarettes exhibited reduced immune defense to bacterial infection . From the mouse data, the authors infer that consumption of electronic cigarettes may compromise the immune response of humans. […]

Prof. Dr. Mayer – Electronic cigarettes and nicotine poisoning

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Archived version of Prof. Dr. Bernhard-Michael Mayer’s blog post. Originally published on 02.06.2014 In view of the established toxic effects of nicotine, the widespread availability of nicotine containing liquids used to refill electronic cigarettes may pose a certain health risk, and even fatal outcomes of nicotine poisoning have been predicted by some public health advocates. […]

Prof. Dr. Mayer – How to switch from tobacco to electronic cigarettes?

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Archived version of Prof. Dr. Bernhard-Michael Mayer’s blog post. Originally published on 02.06.2014 This post is based on personal experience and hearsay rather than scientific evidence. Many years of interaction with successful and less successful users of electronic cigarettes make me believe in certain prerequisites for an effective switch from tobacco smoking to the inhalation […]

Prof. Dr. Mayer – Nicotine and cardiovascular disease

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Archived version of Prof. Dr. Bernhard-Michael Mayer’s blog post. Originally published on 16.06.2014 There are frequent warnings of adverse cardiovascular effects of nicotine, claiming nicotine may cause atherosclerosis leading to an enhanced risk of severe diseases, such as myocardial infarction or stroke. The harm caused by tobacco smoke is well established, but the contribution of […]

Prof. Dr. Mayer – Respiratory Societies on Electronic Cigarettes: Farewell to Science, Reason, and the Hippocratic Oath

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Archived version of Prof. Dr. Bernhard-Michael Mayer’s blog post. Originally published on 02.10.2014 In this post, I will comment on the Position Statement of the Forum of International Respiratory Societies (FIRS) on electronic cigarettes, published in the distinguished American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine . In my opinion, this statement is extremely biased […]

Prof. Dr. Mayer – Safety of electronic cigarettes and the Loch Ness Monster

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Archived version of Prof. Dr. Bernhard-Michael Mayer’s blog post. Originally published on 04.06.2014 This is the famous “Surgeon’s Photograph,” showing a monster that allegedly lives in the lake Loch Ness in Scotland and is often cheerfully called by its nickname, Nessie. Despite this picture and several pretended sightings, there is no genuine evidence for the […]

Thank The Children!

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Since the dawn of time youth has a privilege. The privilege to rebel against ossificated, corrupt, intolerant, lying, cheating, oppressive systems. Especially if the ruling classes, mobs, or ideologists have betrayed themselves and their initial goals on their way to predominance. Former “champions” succumbing to the lure of filthy lucre and power. It is the […]