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Understanding Environmental Disparities in Lung Disease—and What Can Be Done

Bose said this is frustrating when children are being exposed to secondhand smoke; unfortunately, “they are not at liberty to change a lot of the behaviors that they’re being exposed to.”
The American Journal of Managed Care
added May 21, 2018 15:07
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Common and rare variants genetic association analysis of cigarettes per day among ever smokers in COPD cases and controls

we found genome-wide significant associations on chromosome 15q25 with CPD for common variants, but not for rare coding variants. These results were directionally consistent among COPD cases and controls.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added May 19, 2018 03:45
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Smoking, Systemic Inflammation, and Airflow Limitation: A Mendelian Randomization Analysis of 98 085 Individuals from the General Population

The association between higher tobacco consumption and higher systemic inflammation may be causal, and the association is stronger among current smokers compared to former smokers, indicating that smoking cessation may reduce the effects of smoking on sy
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Apr 25, 2018 17:52
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Tobacco Smoking-Associated Alterations in the Immune Microenvironment of Squamous Cell Carcinomas

the genetic smoking signature is associated with higher mutational load, but variable effects on tumor immunity can occur, depending on anatomic site. In HNSC, smoking is predominantly immunosuppressive; in LUSC, more pro-inflammatory. Both tumor mutation
Journal of the National Cancer Institute
added Apr 14, 2018 16:58
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[Asia, India] Dna Exclusive: Iit-Delhi students fume over 'smoking and drinking' diktat w/Photo

A decision by the Indian Institute of Technology-Delhi administration to take action against students for smoking and drinking on the campus has set off angry reactions from the students, who have termed the move an act of "moral policing".
DNA India (in)
added Apr 9, 2018 02:11
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Is the Fagerström test for nicotine dependence invariant across secular trends in smoking? A question for cross-birth cohort analysis of nicotine dependence

The Fagerström Test for Nicotine Dependence... These findings suggest that possible FTND non-invariance that occurs across study samples of various birth years has a negligible impact on study results.
Drug and Alcohol Dependence
added Apr 5, 2018 03:48
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[UK] Bad lifestyles are to blame for 2,500 cancer cases a week as experts say the disease is not simply caused by genes or 'bad luck'

More than 2,500 cancer cases diagnosed every week in the UK are preventable by making simple lifestyle changes, research has found. Almost four in ten of all cancers could be avoided by switching to a healthier diet, doing more exercise and giving up sm
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 23, 2018 20:09
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The FDA Wants to Take Nicotine Out of Tobacco. How Do You Do That?

What the FDA is proposing is called a low-nicotine-content cigarette, in which the actual amount of nicotine in the product is capped at a certain amount,..One way to do this is through genetic engineering. This means that scientists would modify genes in
LiveScience.com (Yahoo!)
added Mar 18, 2018 01:12
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Teen Scientists Win $1.8 Million at Regeneron Science Talent Search 2018 with Top Awards for Novel Research on Crop Blight, Vaping and Rare Disease

Second place and $175,000 went to Natalia Orlovsky, 18... exposure to e-cigarette vapors did not change a lung cell's DNA, as does cigarette smoke, Natalia found that fluids of varying flavors and nicotine content did produce a potent stress response ass
PR Newswire
added Mar 14, 2018 21:15
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TOC: Volume 20, Issue 4 April 2018

Use of Electronic Cigarettes Leads to Significant Beta2-Nicotinic Acetylcholine Receptor Occupancy: Evidence From a PET Imaging Study / Cerebellar Gray Matter Reductions Associate With Decreased Functional Connectivity in Nicotine-Dependent Individuals
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Mar 9, 2018 19:27
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