CoEHAR is launching the Pilot for the groundbreaking Veritas Cohort Study, which will try to identify if there are any harmful effects of long-term regular vaping on respiratory health or other endpoints for people who never smoked or smoked less than 100 cigarettes in their lifetime.
CoEHAR is a unique multidisciplinary research center focused on the study of Tobacco Harm Reduction. Innovation, peer-review research, and globalization of ideas are at the core of CoEHAR actions.
Established in 2018 at the University of Catania, CoEHAR has a large network of international collaborations with experts from different fields and countries. CoEHAR mission is to create a new global, shared and controlled science that can improve its applications with specific solutions for the needs of each country and territory.
Little is known about the effects of long-term regular vaping on respiratory health, especially in the absence of any smoking history.
CoEHAR and other recognized global research entities have conducted short and medium-term studies regarding the effects of vaping on people who switch from smoking to nicotine vaping devices.
Therefore, extensive long-term prospective studies of well-characterized e-cigarette users without a history of tobacco smoking are needed.
This pilot study could determine the viability of assembling a numerous cohort to evaluate such health effects through a global online survey.
Do you want to know if e-cigarettes are good or bad for your health? Join our online study and help us find out the truth! We are looking for 500 people in six regions of the world who has been using e-cigarettes for at least three months and have never smoked or used any other tobacco products. We are also looking for people who have never used e-cigarettes nor smoked in their life. We will ask you some questions about your health status, the type of e-cigarette you use and the flavors you prefer. The study is coordinated by the CoEHAR in collaboration with volunteers located in six different regions of the world. Don’t miss this opportunity to contribute to science and your health!
Meet our reference ambassadors: the people who make the Veritas Cohort Study possible in six regions of the world.
They are in charge of organizing the local volunteers and communicating with the research team.
If you want to know more about them or get in touch with them, visit our website and find their names and contact details.
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Welcome to the FAQ section of the Veritas Cohort Study website. Here you can find the answers to some of the most common questions that people interested in the study may have. If you don’t find the answer to your question here, feel free to contact us or our reference ambassadors. We are happy to help you and provide you with more information.
The Veritas Cohort Study is an online research survey that aims to find out the long-term effects of e-cigarettes on people who never smoked or smoked very little in their life. It is conducted in six regions of the world: North America, Latin America, Western Europe, Eastern Europe, MENA/Africa, and Asia/Oceania.
You can join the Veritas Cohort Study if you meet the following criteria:
You can join the Veritas Cohort Study by going on this survey link and registering at the first access. You will be asked some questions about your personal information, your health status, and your e-cigarette use. If you are eligible, you will be able to complete the survey in about 15-20 minutes. If you meet the criteria we are looking for, and finish the questionnaire, you will receive a Gift Card (Amazon or Take-A-Lot, depending on your location) as a thank you for your time and contribution.
By joining the Veritas Cohort Study, you will help us discover the truth about vaping and health for non-smokers and light smokers. You will also contribute to science and your health by providing valuable information that can improve our knowledge and policies. Moreover, If you meet the criteria we are looking for, and finish the questionnaire, you will receive a Gift Card (Amazon or Take-A-Lot, depending on your location) as a thank you for your time and contribution.
The risks of joining the Veritas Cohort Study are minimal. You will be asked to answer some questions about your health status and your e-cigarette use, which may cause some discomfort or inconvenience. However, you can withdraw from the study at any time without any consequences.
The Veritas Cohort Study is organized by CoEHAR, the International Research Center of Excellence for the acceleration of Tobacco Harm Reduction, based at the University of Catania, Italy. CoEHAR is a multidisciplinary research center that studies innovative scientific solutions for tobacco harm reduction. CoEHAR works in collaboration with a network of international experts from different fields and countries.
The reference ambassadors are the volunteers who help us conducting the Veritas Cohort Study in six regions of the world. They are in charge of organizing the local volunteers and communicating with the research team. They are also available to answer your questions and provide you with support and guidance. You can find their names and contact details on our website.