Jamie Hartmann-Boyce and Nicola Lindson discuss emerging evidence in e-cigarette research interview Associate Professor Natalie Walker from the University of Auckland, New Zealand.
Associate Professor Jamie Hartmann-Boyce and Dr Nicola Lindson discuss the new evidence in e-cigarette research and interview Associate Professor Natalie Walker, Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences, Social and Community Health, University of Auckland, New Zealand.
Natalie Walker discusses her study exploring the effectiveness of nicotine salt vapes, cytisine, and a combination of these products, for smoking cessation in New Zealand. This is a three-arm, pragmatic, community-based randomised controlled trial. They have just finished recruiting 800 participants and the results of this study will be published 2024. This study is funded by the Health Research Council of New Zealand. We also hear about the stop smoking policies taking place in New Zealand and about current levels of smoking and e-cigarette use there.
This podcast is a companion to the electronic cigarettes Cochrane living systematic review and shares the evidence from the monthly searches.
Our literature searches carried out October 1st 2023 identified two papers linked to studies previously identified. The study discussed in the podcast, Walker 2023, Effectiveness of nicotine salt vapes, cytisine, and a combination of these products, for smoking cessation in New Zealand: protocol for a three-arm, pragmatic, community-based randomised controlled trial (10.1186/s12889-023-16665-w) linked to ongoing study NCT05311085. The second linked study is Carpenter 2023 (https://doi.org/10.1016/j.eclinm.2023.102142), see also May 2023 podcast.
For more information on the full Cochrane review updated in November 2022 see: https://www.cochranelibrary.com/cdsr/doi/10.1002/14651858.CD010216.pub7/full
Or our webpage: https://www.cebm.ox.ac.uk/research/electronic-cigarettes-for-smoking-cessation-cochrane-living-systematic-review-1
This podcast is supported by Cancer Research UK.