Short information about E-cigarettes for physicians

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Many smokers who want to switch to vaping or have done so already, ask their doctors for information about vaping and its effects to health. Unfortunately, many medics don’t have sufficient or even, correct information on this topic. Most of them just rely on the biased statements and intended fearmongering of the WHO Collaboration Center […]

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 […]

Open Letter to the ENVI Committee for the Meeting on May 30, 2013

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E-Cigarettes: Regulation in the Tobacco Product Directive would be a Disaster for Public HealthLadies and Gentlemen,we are confident that you know what the IG-ED is and stands for since May 7, 2013, when we attended the e-cigarette workshop in Brussels representing the consumers. We are compelled to contact you again in terms of the TPD2, […]