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The "Healthier" Version Of Smoking Is More Harmful To Youthful Users Than It Seems

New research presented at the 2017 Society for Risk Analysis (SRA) Annual Conference suggests a link between VPN use, now a $3.5 billion industry, and neurotoxicity, immune cell suppression, and cardiovascular disease.
PR Newswire
added Nov 17, 2017 21:59
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Smoking study personalizes treatment

A simple blood test is allowing Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) researchers to determine which patients should be prescribed varenicline (Chantix) to stop smoking and which patients could do just as well, and avoid side effects, by using a ni
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Nov 17, 2017 21:34
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Environmental factors may trigger lupus onset and progression

While genetics play a role in the development of Lupus, a systemic autoimmune disease that can attack any organ system in the human body, so do environmental triggers, such as particulates in air pollution... Cigarette smoking contains multiple triggers,
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Nov 17, 2017 15:19
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Genomic Subtypes of Non-invasive Bladder Cancer with Distinct Metabolic Profile and Female Gender Bias in KDM6A Mutation Frequency

Improved prognostic biomarkers and localized therapy are needed for this large patient group. We defined two major genomic subtypes of primary stage Ta tumors. One of these was characterized by loss of 9q including TSC1, increased KI67 labeling index, upr
Cell
added Nov 14, 2017 12:43
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Genes that hold the clues to bladder cancer and its treatment

Scientists have discovered the 'genetic signatures' of the most common form of bladder cancer...The genetic flaws that contribute to the development of the tumours are not inherited but accumulate throughout life, largely through exposure to environmenta
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Nov 14, 2017 12:40
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How alcohol and nicotine reshape the brain – and may pave the way for cocaine addiction

new research offers fresh evidence that alcohol and nicotine – two psychoactive agents that are legal, ubiquitous and widely used during adolescence – ease the path that leads from casual cocaine use to outright addiction.
South China Morning Post
added Nov 7, 2017 05:30
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Three new lung cancer genetic biomarkers identified

SNPs (single-nucleotide polymorphisms) are variations in our DNA that determine our susceptibility to developing some diseases. Using the largest genome-wide SNP-smoking interaction analysis reported for lung cancer, a research team has identified three n
ScienceDaily
added Oct 30, 2017 14:44
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Genome-wide interaction study of smoking behavior and non-small cell lung cancer risk in Caucasian population

The results from our study reinforce that gene-smoking interactions play important roles in the etiology of lung cancer and account for part of the missing heritability of this disease.
Carcinogenisis
added Oct 27, 2017 15:08
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Three new lung cancer genetic biomarkers are identified in Dartmouth study

In their study, three novel SNPs (single-nucleotide polymorphisms), or variations in our DNA that underlie our susceptibility to developing disease, were identified in the interaction analysis, including two SNPs for non-small cell lung cancer risk and o
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Oct 27, 2017 15:06
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Maternal E-cigarette Exposure in Mice Alters DNA Methylation and Lung Cytokine Expression in Offspring.

we found that e-cigarette exposure during pregnancy adversely affected maternal and offspring lung health. As this occurred with both nicotine free and nicotine containing e-vapour the effects are likely due to by-products of vaporisation rather than nic
American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine
added Oct 21, 2017 19:50
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