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Smoking and lung disease found to have genetic links

has sought to understand the genetic basis of airflow obstruction and smoking behavior, which they believe is key to determining what causes chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). It examines the "genetic architecture of smoking behavior and lung f
Medical News TODAY(UK)
added Oct 8, 2015 10:56

[California] 'She's lost her spark': Sir Tom Jones reveals reclusive wife's battle with depression but insists their marriage is 'solid' after 58 years

at their Los Angeles home Linda has retreated into herself, smoking heavily and doing so away from others to avoid filling their living rooms with cigarette fumes. She has developed emphysema, has had cancer scares, and has become increasingly immobile, p
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 5, 2015 23:15

Invion Successfully Completes Phase 2 Study of INV102 (Nadolol) to Aid Smoking Cessation

INV102 treated smokers were more likely to stop smoking completely or dramatically reduce the number of cigarettes smoked / Data demonstrates that INV102 is a safe and effective treatment for patients with chronic bronchitis who are enrolled in smoking c
PR Newswire
added Oct 5, 2015 13:40

[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] Join hands to make the dream of smoke-free society, a reality!

representatives from 6 countries-- Indonesia, Timor-Leste, Myanmar, Cambodia, Vietnam and Nepal - met in Bali, Indonesia, to take part in a workshop on 'Enforcement and Monitoring of Pictorial Health Warnings' organized by International Union Against Tube
The Hans India (in)
added Oct 4, 2015 10:21

[Canada] Pot and tobacco: How much damage can a lung cell take?

A new machine at Health Sciences North is lighting up to help researchers learn more about lung exposure to cigarette and marijuana smoke. Dr. Leslie Sutherland, a researcher with the hospital's Advanced Medical Research Institute of Canada (AMRIC), is
Northern Life (ca)
added Sep 30, 2015 16:11

Novel insights into the genetics of smoking behaviour, lung function, and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (UK BiLEVE): a genetic association study in UK

we identified novel genetic causes of lung function and smoking behaviour. These results provide new insight into the specific mechanisms underlying airflow obstruction, COPD, and tobacco addiction, and show substantial shared genetic architecture underly
The Lancet (uk)
added Sep 28, 2015 10:10

[UK] How some smokers stay healthy: genetic factors revealed

British scientific team have identified certain DNA profiles at lower risk of a range of lung diseases and hope their findings might lead to better treatments
The Guardian (uk)
added Sep 28, 2015 10:08

[UK] Rare 'healthy' smokers lungs explained

The mystery of why some people appear to have healthy lungs despite a lifetime of smoking has been explained by UK scientists. The analysis of more than 50,000 people showed favourable mutations in people's DNA-enhanced lung function and masked the dead
BBC Online
added Sep 27, 2015 21:21

Munenori Kawasaki learned a valuable life lesson about smoking cigars during Toronto's celebration

there is a key sentence about not inhaling or else very bad things will happen to you. That would have been a valuable Google search for Toronto's Munenori Kawasaki to do before the Blue Jays clinched a playoff berth. He apparently didn't and this was the
SB Nation (portal)
added Sep 26, 2015 23:24

Smokers who have COPD may face increased risk of getting small cell lung cancer

a large worldwide study led by researchers at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health...The new study--the largest-ever epidemiologic study of SCLC--is the first to look at how much COPD, a progressive disease that makes it hard to breathe, increase
added Sep 26, 2015 23:04
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