According to the site Europe1.fr, no scientific study so far has proved the effectiveness of the e-cigarette. It is now an independent study funded by the Ministry of Health that is set up to decide. Obviously we will note that if the choice to make a new study is not uninteresting, thousands of studies on the e-cigarette already exist contrary to what Europe 1 can affirm.
More effective than Champix ? The idea is to compare the electronic cigarette to a drug that has been proven effective despite some side effects, namely the Champix. For this, the team of researchers, led by Dr. Ivan Berlin (pharmacology), Pitié-Salpêtrière, will recruit from September 700 smokers older than 18 years. Smokers will be randomly and unknowingly divided into three groups: some will take the drug, others an electronic cigarette with nicotine, and the last, a placebo. After three months, the researchers will study what has worked best. Clearly, which group contains the most people who have "completely" stopped smoking.
Highly anticipated results. The study will be spread over two years. And the results are already highly anticipated. In France, even if some doctors praise the benefits, the health authorities do not yet know if they can or not recommend officially the electronic cigarette as a smoking cessation tool. Great Britain, it comes to take the step, deciding to repay a brand of electronic cigarette for smokers, as well as patches.
To see now which electronic cigarettes will be used for this study and how it will be organized. It is obvious that if this study is based on lower quality cigalikes, the results can only be distorted.
source : Europe1.fr