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Damaging legacy: maternal cigarette smoking has long-term consequences for male offspring fertility

This study represents the first comprehensive animal model of maternal smoking on male offspring reproductive function, suggesting that exposure during the gestational/weaning period causes long-term defects in male offspring fertility. This is due to a c
Human Reproduction
added Oct 1, 2014 07:19
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22nd Century Group Enters Cannabis Space

Joseph Pandolfino, Founder and CEO of 22nd Century Group, stated, “The main reason 22nd Century was attracted to Anandia’ s proprietary technology is that it gives us a level of exclusivity in the cannabinoid biosynthetic pathway in cannabis similar to w
Business Wire
added Sep 19, 2014 18:00
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Study: Rare Blood Type May Slightly Raise Dementia Risk

People with blood type AB, which includes about 4 percent of the population, appear to have an increased risk for memory problems as they age. ...Those with memory and thinking impairment in the study were also more likely to smoke and to have high blood
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Sep 12, 2014 09:33
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A Preliminary Exploration of College Smokers’ Reactions to Nicotine Dependence Genetic Susceptibility Feedback

This pilot study is the first to show among light college smokers that receipt of genetic susceptibility feedback to nicotine dependence potentially curbs smoking without producing detrimental effects.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Sep 12, 2014 02:13
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Smoking Before Fatherhood May Raise Asthma Risk in Kids: Study

Researchers analyzed the smoking habits of more than 13,000 men and women, and then looked at the incidence of asthma in their children. The results showed that asthma was much more common in children whose fathers were smokers before conception. A chil
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Sep 8, 2014 16:33
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[UK] Men who smoke could give their unborn baby asthma - even if they've quit several YEARS before the birth

Increased risk of asthma if the father smoked before the age of 15, and the longer they smoked the bigger the risk / Adds to growing evidence on 'epigenetics' which suggests that poor health can be recorded in a father's sperm and passed on to children /
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 8, 2014 16:27
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[Denmark] Study shows a direct correlation between smoking and mortality

A study based on blood samples from more than 55,000 Danes conducted by the University of Copenhagen and Copenhagen University Hospital shows a direct correlation between smoking and mortality. A special gene variant increases the risk of heavy smoking.
Medical News TODAY(UK)
added Aug 28, 2014 10:53
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CHRNA5 Variant Predicts Smoking Cessation in Patients With Acute Myocardial Infarction [FREE FULL TEXT]

Among patients who have smoked and who are hospitalized with acute MI, the high-risk CHRNA5 allele was associated with lower likelihood of quitting before hospitalization and significantly less abstinence 1 year after hospitalization with MI. The CHRNA5 r
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Aug 12, 2014 14:10
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The Bonnie J. Addario Lung Cancer Foundation Honors Leading Lung Cancer Oncologist with the 2014 Addario Lectureship Award

Roy S. Herbst M.D., Ph.D. honored at the 15th International Lung Cancer Congress
PR Newswire
added Aug 1, 2014 15:06
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[UK] Department of Health ‘cancer growth’ ad found to be truthful by the ASA

A Department of Health ad showing a man smoking a cigarette, featuring a growth that grew with each puff, has not been banned by the ASA, despite complaints.
The Drum (uk)
added Jul 30, 2014 06:40
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