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PRESENTATION: Assessment of Mitochondrial Function Following Long-Term Treatment of Human Bronchial Epithelial Cells with Total Particulate Matter from a Candidate Modified Risk Tobacco Product versus Cigarettes

PMI Science (philip Morris International)
added Sep 20, 2017 22:12
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Chronic Cigarette Smoke-Induced Epigenomic Changes Precede Sensitization of Bronchial Epithelial Cells to Single-Step Transformation by KRAS Mutations

We define how chronic cigarette smoke-induced time-dependent epigenetic alterations can sensitize human bronchial epithelial cells for transformation by a single oncogene. The smoke-induced chromatin changes include initial repressive polycomb marking of
Cell
added Sep 12, 2017 11:16
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'Epigenetic' changes from cigarette smoke may be first step in lung cancer development

"Our study suggests that epigenetic changes to cells treated with cigarette smoke sensitize airway cells to genetic mutations known to cause lung cancers," says Stephen Baylin, M.D., the Virginia and D.K. Ludwig Professor for Cancer Research and professo
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Sep 12, 2017 11:15
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] New biomarker vital in immunotherapy for lung cancer

IN the Philippines, lung cancer is the second top fatal malignancy in terms of incidence and mortality. The good news is that recent developments in cancer treatments have spelled a viable alternative to chemotherapy, which brings attendant side effect
Malaya (ph)
added Sep 10, 2017 20:12
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Are humans still evolving? Growing evidence suggests we are

New Scientist
added Sep 6, 2017 15:28
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Alzheimer’s and smoking genes suggest we’re still evolving

In the 20th century, people in the UK evolved to be less likely to smoke heavily, but the effect was tiny. So claims a study of 200,000 genomes. A population can be described as evolving when the frequency of gene variants changes over time. Because most
New Scientist
added Sep 6, 2017 15:26
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Evolution Not Over for Humans / Study finds natural selection still happening, with gene variants linked to Alzheimer's, smoking fading

They also found similar evidence that a genetic variation linked to heavy smoking in men is becoming less common. "It may be that men who don't carry these harmful mutations can have more children, or that men and women who live longer can help with the
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Sep 6, 2017 03:20
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Key genes in nitrogen utilization in tobacco identified

The identification of these genes could eventually lead to the development of plants that require less nitrogen and to the reduction of certain toxicants in smoke A new genetic road map of tobacco has been used to successfully identify and clone two mut
BAT Science.com
added Sep 5, 2017 22:21
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[Wisconsin] UW-Madison study links nicotine addiction to genetic variation in brain

The new understanding about FMO3, an enzyme that metabolizes nicotine in the brain, could someday allow researchers to tailor tobacco cessation treatments to individual patients or develop new drugs to target the enzyme. “The research clearly suggests t
Wisconsin Dells Events
added Sep 4, 2017 12:12
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[North Carolina] Gene mutations may play role in blacks' higher cancer death rates

Gene mutations may play a pivotal role in why African-Americans are more likely to die from smoking-related cancers than whites, Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center researchers said Monday....Researchers found the black patients had an increased mutation
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Aug 7, 2017 13:31
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