Priority 25 from the Electronic Cigarettes PSP

UNCERTAINTY: What are the risks and benefits of nicotine consumption, and/or nicotine cessation? (JLA PSP Priority 25)
Overall ranking 25
JLA question ID 0087/25
Explanatory note Not available for this PSP

Limited research on this. Most of the research is in animals. More studies with humans is needed.  

Health Research Classification System category Generic health relevance
Extra information provided by this PSP
Original uncertainty examples Does nicotine really harm teen’s developing brains?  ~ What are nicotine’s health and mental benefits? ~ Is nicotine (at the concentrations used in e-cigs) as toxic as many would have us believe? 
Submitted by 4 x Healthcare Professionals, 27 x Patients
PSP information
PSP unique ID 0087
PSP name Electronic Cigarettes
Total number of uncertainties identified by this PSP. 52 (To see a full list of all uncertainties identified, please see the detailed spreadsheet held on the JLA website)
Date of priority setting workshop 20 September 2019