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Your Biological Clock: Why Some Age Faster Than Others

Some adults age faster biologically than others, and may die early even if they have healthy lifestyles, researchers report... The preliminary findings may help explain why some adults die young even if they have a nutritious diet, get regular exercise, d
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Sep 28, 2016 20:56
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CARNES: Study on smoking’s damage to DNA underscores need for cessation options

Today’s report on smoking’s damage to DNA confirms, yet again, smoking’s negative effects. The FDA’s regulations give Americans dramatically fewer options in their quest to kick the habit, thereby promising to worsen the health crisis caused by smoking,
R Street Institute | Free Markets. Real Solutions.
added Sep 23, 2016 16:45
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Smoking leaves chemical traces on DNA

Tobacco smoke leaves its mark on DNA by changing a chemical code on the DNA molecule that can sometimes change gene activity, according to a new study. Some of these molecular changes revert to their original state when a smoker quits, but others persist
Reuters
added Sep 22, 2016 21:36
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Epigenetic Signatures of Cigarette Smoking

Cigarette smoking has a broad impact on genome-wide methylation that, at many loci, persists many years after smoking cessation. Many of the differentially methylated genes were novel genes with respect to biologic effects of smoking, and might represent
Circulation: Cardiovascular Genetics
added Sep 21, 2016 21:52
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Smoking leaves a DNA 'footprint' even 30 years after you've quit

DNA methylation is a process by which cells control gene activity / Discovery of smoking-related DNA methylation sites could help researchers to develop treatments targeted at these sites
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 21, 2016 03:05
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Smoking Leaves Lasting Marks on DNA: Study

Smoking cigarettes can leave a lasting imprint on human DNA, altering more than 7,000 genes in ways that may contribute to the development of smoking-related diseases, a new study says. Reviewing results from blood samples taken from nearly 16,000 peopl
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Sep 21, 2016 02:51
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Smoking Permanently Damages Your DNA, Study Finds

Smoking damages DNA in clear patterns...study of 16,000 people found that while most of the disease-causing genetic footprints left by smoking fade after five years if people quit, some appear to stay there forever.
NBC News
added Sep 21, 2016 02:33
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SMOKERS WITH NEWLY DISCOVERED GENETIC MARKERS HAVE HIGHER LUNG CANCER RISK

researchers discovered new genetic markers associated with a fast rate of nicotine metabolism, which potentially leads smokers to smoke more, thereby, increasing their risk for lung cancer. Dr. Loïc Le Marchand, a professor and leading epidemiologist in
University of Hawai'i Cancer Center
added Aug 26, 2016 13:59
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Smokers with newly discovered genetic markers have higher lung cancer risk

University of Hawai'i Cancer Center researchers have discovered new genetic markers associated with a fast rate of nicotine metabolism, which potentially leads smokers to smoke more, thereby increasing their risk for lung cancer.
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Aug 25, 2016 14:28
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[Kentucky] UofL researchers to explore the lifetime effects of cigarette smoke and genetics on infertility

In an effort to understand how specific genetic factors coupled with lifetime exposure to cigarette smoking and secondhand smoke may influence a woman’s ability to conceive, University of Louisville researchers have been awarded a three-year, $440,000 gra
The Lane Report
added Aug 17, 2016 14:07
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