UKVIA member BAT in the Daily Mail: cigarette smoke delays healing while vaping doesn’t

By June 27, 2017Members' News

Laboratory tests by UKVIA member BAT reveals that vapingdoes not stop wounds healing like the smoke from cigarettes do. “Our results suggest that chemicals in cigarette smoke that inhibit wound healing are either absent from e-cigarette vapour or present in concentrations too low for us to detect an effect,” said Dr James Murphy, head of reduced risk substantiation at BAT.

You can find coverage of the research on the Daily Mail here:

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-4640302/E-cigarettes-NOT-damage-blood-vessels-says-new-study.html

And a link to the study here:

http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378427417302266