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PTSD and RA: Is There a Smoking Gun?

"It appears that people with PTSD have multiple risk factors. It's not only inflammation, but they also have genes that are associated with smoking and anxiety and also are associated with increased inflammation -- there's an overlap," he said. Further st
MedPage Today
added Aug 14, 2015 07:54

Rare, low frequency and common coding variants in CHRNA5 and their contribution to nicotine dependence in European and African Americans

common, low frequency and rare CHRNA5 coding variants are independently associated with nicotine dependence risk. These newly identified variants likely influence the risk for smoking-related diseases such as lung cancer.
Molecular Psychiatry
added Aug 4, 2015 15:03

Neanderthals had outsize effect on human biology

They found that the Neanderthal variants seemed to slightly increase the risk of conditions such as osteo­porosis, blood-coagulation disorders and nicotine addiction
added Aug 1, 2015 22:33
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The 'LinkedIn' for Cancer

rchers have often wondered why a drug that failed for virtually all test patients will trigger a miraculous recovery for a tiny sample during some drug trials. The answers may lie in DNA, and with new genome-sequencing technologies
added Jul 28, 2015 12:27
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[UK] ALDERSON/LAWRIE: Does cigarette smoking cause psychosis?

To say that smoking causes psychosis would be premature, but the time might not be too much longer before cigarette smoking is recognised as a risk factor for psychosis as well as anxiety and depression.
The Lancet (uk)
added Jul 25, 2015 22:15

[Alabama] Two major national clinical trials available for lung cancer patients at UAB

is enrolling lung cancer patients into two leading national clinical trials, the LUNG-MAP and The Adjuvant Lung Cancer Enrichment Marker Identification and Sequencing Trials, better known as the ALCHEMIST, in which genetic screening is conducted on the tu
University of Alabama at Birmingham
added Jul 9, 2015 11:07

Effect of full flavor and denicotinized cigarettes exposure on the brain microvascular endothelium: a microarray-based gene expression study using a human immortalized BBB endothelial cell line

study provides a detailed analysis of Nrf2-related cytoprotective mechanisms activated in response to 3R4F and ULN-derived TS exposure correlating the results with their oxidative and inflammatory potential.
7thSpace Interactive (portal)
added Jun 22, 2015 17:17

An Adolescent Substance Prevention Model Blocks the Effect of CHRNA5 Genotype on Smoking During High School

We tested whether response to a substance use prevention/intervention program varies based upon a set of 5 markers...Conclusions: Preventive interventions can reduce the genetic risk for smoking from rs16969968.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added May 10, 2015 12:06
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[Minnesota] Maplewood Company Treats Cancer with Tobacco

after growing the tobacco plant, a biopsy is taken from a patient and injected into the plant. About six days later, the antibody or proteins created in the plant are given to the patient. Traditional methods involve chicken eggs, but the problem is that
KSTP-TV 5 (Saint Paul, MN)
added May 7, 2015 12:06
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22nd Century’s Fox Business Network Appearance Rescheduled

due to the extensive coverage of the ongoing Baltimore unrest, the previously announced interview of 22nd Century’s President and Chief Executive Officer, Henry Sicignano III, by Stuart Varney of Fox Business’ “Varney & Co” has been moved from today to We
Business Wire
added Apr 28, 2015 12:42
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