E-cigarettes: A review of the parliamentary green paper As e-cigarettes become increasingly popular, MPs have tried to ascertain their safety. By Graham Cope Latest clinical research Mark Greener presents key studies published in healthcare journals Latest clinical research Mark Greener presents key studies published in healthcare journals Learning lessons from smoking cessation conversations Midwife Judith Kennedy shares her experience from discussing smoking with a pregnant patient Low-level smoking still kills Consistently smoking just one cigarette daily increases the risk of death compared to people who never smoke, a new study from the USA has found Always offer smoking cessation Healthcare professionals should treat tobacco dependency as part of routine practice, says Darush Attar-Zadeh The end of smoking? Mark Greener presents key studies linked to reductions in smoking rates Varenicline aids smoking reduction and quit rates A new study has suggested that for smokers willing to reduce cigarette consumption before attempting to quit, varenicline significantly increased smoking cessation rates. The pros and cons of e-cigarettes E-cigarettes are increasingly being used as an alternative to tobacco products, explains Darush Attar-Zadeh. 3 comments E-cigarettes and quitting Electronic cigarettes help smokers quit and increase the number of people who halve cigarette consumption, according to a Cochrane review of 13 studies. Pharmacological options for smoking cessation in youths The effective prescribing of nicotine replacement therapy and nurse support can help young people quit smoking, explains Darush Attar-Zadeh. Smoking, dementia, melanoma In-depth analysis of the latest research. Compiled by Mark Greener. Helping patients lift the barriers to behaviour change The new year is traditionally when many smokers decide to quit. Darush Attar-Zadeh discusses the role of behaviour change in successful quitting. Importance of pharmacotherapies for successful smoking cessation Darush Attar-Zadeh clarifies some recent changes to smoking cessation therapies. Prescribing, e-cigarettes, STDs In-depth analysis of the latest research. Compiled by Mark Greener. Journals - Dysphagia, AEDs, smoking In-depth analysis of the latest health research. Compiled by Mark Greener. Electronic cigarettes: A viable option for quitting smoking? The issues around using electronic cigarettes as an aid to smoking cessation are outlined by Graham Cope Heart disease, menopause and smoking In-depth analysis of the latest research, compiled by Mark Greener Treating tobacco dependence Smoking cessation strategies in pregnant women, adolescents and patients with CVD are outlined by Quit smoking support Helping patients to quit smoking involves communicating in a sensitive and client-centred manner, writes Deborah Duncan Varenicline beats other smoking cessation aids Smokers using varenicline are more likely to quit than those using other cessation treatments, according to a Pfizer-sponsored analysis of 146 randomised controlled studies. Assessing addiction levels and helping heavy smokers to quit Quitting becomes harder the more dependent on cigarettes a patient becomes, write Andy McEwen and Hayden McRobbie. Smoking, statins and fish oils In-depth analysis of the latest research, compiled by Mark Greener Pain, Parkinson's and COPD In-depth analysis of the latest research Smoking, diet, CAD and MDD In-depth analysis of the latest research. Compiled by Steven Goodrick.