Unsubstantiated scaremongering headlines: Expert reaction to unpublished abstract claiming '15% higher risk of stroke at a younger age' for e-cig users

Unfortunately, last week scaremongering headlines circulated worldwide, based on an abstract from an unpublished study. Subsequently it has been WITHDRAWN by the American Heart Association, who said: "This abstract will no longer be presented at Scientific Sessions 2021. Unfortunately, the researchers were not able to complete their presentation". The study claimed that e-cigarette users have a 15% higher risk of having a stroke at a younger age. However, after peer review and SCRUTINY of the data, this claim was shown to be methodologically flawed. Click HERE to read more on prominent experts' reaction to the flawed claim.

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