Brightsurf Science News & Current Events

September 07, 2013
First trial to compare e-cigarettes with nicotine patches
First trial to compare e-cigarettes with nicotine patches shows comparable success in helping smokers to quit.

Road traffic pollution increases risk of death for bronchiectasis patients
Barcelona, Spain: Living close to a busy road is associated with a higher risk of death in people with bronchiectasis.

First trial to compare e-cigarettes with nicotine patches shows comparable success in helping smokers to quit
The first ever clinical trial to compare e-cigarettes with nicotine patches has found that both methods result in comparable success in quitting, with roughly similar proportions of smokers who used either method remaining abstinent from smoking for six months after a 13 week course of patches or e-cigarettes.
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