New research strengthens the case for e-cigarettes as smoking cessation aids

New research shows that electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) can help smokers quit smoking cigarettes, according to an editorial in JAMA by Nancy Rigotti, MD, director of the Tobacco Research and Treatment Center at Massachusetts General Hospital. Nearly a half million Americans die each year from tobacco-related diseases such as lung cancer, heart attacks, strokes and emphysema, […]

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Thyssenkrupp could change tack and keep hydrogen champion Uhde

Embattled conglomerate Thyssenkrupp is reviewing ways to keep its electrolysis unit Uhde as demand for large-scale production of hydrogen is expected to increase, three people familiar with the matter said. Thyssenkrupp Uhde Chlorine Engineers (TKUCE) is currently part of Thyssenkrupp’s Plant Technology division, which makes equipment for mining, chemicals and fertiliser plants and has been […]

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