Sort by: Date added | Date Published | Most Viewed

Headlines Tagged with Genes 1,346 headlines found

6 Views

[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
0 Views

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
1 View

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
4 Views

[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
3 Views

Smoking mothers may alter the DNA of their children

Pregnant women who smoke don’t just harm the health of their baby—they may actually impair their child’s DNA, according to new research. The finding may explain why the children of smokers continue to suffer health complications later in life.
Science
added Jul 28, 2014 21:22
15 Views

Nicotine, cotinine can potentially inhibit DNA damage caused by NNK in tobacco smoke

A new in vitro study has revealed that nicotine and cotinine, a metabolite of nicotine, can potentially inhibit DNA damage caused by a certain carcinogen in smoke. The carcinogen 4-(methylnitrosamino)-1-(3-pyridyl)-1-butanone or NNK is produced during t
News-Medical.net
added Jul 28, 2014 05:26
5 Views

22nd Century Group Announces U.S. Patent For Regulating Nicotine in Tobacco

NbTF7 simultaneously regulates the expression of multiple nicotine biosynthesis genes. The transcription factor technology is one of several 22nd Century patent families representing the company’s second-generation technology for modifying the content of
Convenience Store Decisions
added Jul 7, 2014 16:17
6 Views

22nd Century Group Announces Allowance of U.S. Patent For Regulating Nicotine in Tobacco Using Transcription Factor Gene

(USPTO) has issued a Notice of Allowance for technology that decreases or increases nicotine production and levels in tobacco plants by using nucleic acids derived from a transcription factor gene identified as NbTF7 – also known as NbARF1. NbTF7 simulta
Business Wire
added Jul 5, 2014 21:06
2 Views

Modulation of Age- and Cancer-Associated DNA Methylation Change in the Healthy Colon by Aspirin and Lifestyle [FREE FULL TEXT]

Conclusions Lifestyle, including aspirin use, modulates age-associated DNA methylation change in the colonic epithelium and thereby impacts the evolution of cancer methylomes.
Journal of the National Cancer Institute
added Jul 1, 2014 11:50
2 Views

Cancer risk: Aspirin and smoking affect aging of genes

researchers were able to show for the first time that this age-related decay of gene markers can be slowed down by the regular use of aspirin. Smoking on the other hand, accelerates the aging process. "Especially affected are genes that also play a role i
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Jul 1, 2014 11:49
Sign up for daily headlines All Headlines Featured Headlines U.S. Headlines International Headlines