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Independent science confirms industry findings

A tale of two meta-analysis

Last month (October 2019) saw the publication of two meta-analysis of heat-not-burn research that looked at both industry, and independent, science. However, the tone of both papers was markedly different. The first of which, entitled “New ideas, old problems? Heated tobacco products – a systematic review” leaned more towards the “eh, they’re not all that good really” type conclusion despite the clear evidence that they are; while the second – entitled “Human Biomarker Exposure from Cigarettes versus Novel Heat-Not-Burn Devices: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis” – was somewhat more positive. I don’t make up the titles by the way.

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HnB News Roundup – November 2019

News roundup November 2019

Here at Heat not Burn UK we’re always watching the news for anything that relates to your favourite reduced-harm nicotine products. Most of what we find is pretty dry – usually some article about the effect of iQOS sales on share prices that we can barely understand. Sometimes we do come up with interesting little gems, though, and this week our biggest finds were two new devices that are now on sale in trial markets. We’ll be doing our best to get reviews for you as soon as we can – but here’s what we know for now.

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How does heat not burn work?

how does heat not burn work

How do you Heat without Burning?

You may well be wondering how does heat not burn work, Heat not Burn (HnB) devices are the next thing in alternatives to smoking. They’re not a new idea, and previous attempts to bring them to market have flopped. In the last few years e-cigarettes have become popular, though, and that’s raised hopes that smokers might be ready to give HnB another try. If you’re still a smoker, and you’re tempted by the idea of a safer alternative but e-cigs don’t quite do it for you, here’s a quick guide to how the new products work.

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