Headlines Tagged with Genes — 1,367 headlines found
Aside from the well-known dramatic increase it causes in the risk of lung cancer, smoking has now been found to obliterate a chromosome in blood cells that could offer vital protection against cancer growth elsewhere in the body.
Dec 4, 2014 New Scientist
added Dec 5, 2014 10:55
Male smokers are three times more likely than non-smoking men to lose their Y chromosomes, according to research which may explain why men develop and die from many cancers at disproportionate rates compared to women.
Dec 4, 2014 Reuters
added Dec 5, 2014 10:54
Consequences aren't clear, but experts suspect the change might be linked to increased cancer risk
Dec 4, 2014 HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Dec 4, 2014 21:21
Men who smoke may be at greater risk for lung cancer than their female counterparts, according to a new study in the journal Science. That might be because smoking reduces the number of Y chromosomes in blood cells. Previous research has shown that when
Dec 4, 2014 TIME Magazine
added Dec 4, 2014 21:18
- Men who smoke are over three times more likely than nonsmokers to lose their Y chromosomes, according to researchers who have previously shown that loss of the Y chromosome is linked to cancer.
Dec 4, 2014 Xinhua Newswire
added Dec 4, 2014 21:10
Cigarettes make you look sexy, right? Wrong. It turns out that smoking tobacco can cause men to lose their Y chromosomes, which could mean lower sperm counts.
Dec 4, 2014 Healthline Networks
added Dec 4, 2014 20:53
men who smoke experience a higher number of cell mutations, which have been proven to lead to the loss of Y chromosomes, in their blood cells than men who don’t. This preliminary finding is alarming because the same group of researchers previously linked
Dec 4, 2014 The Verge (Vox Media)
added Dec 4, 2014 20:51
Researchers from The Miriam Hospital have studied the effects of smoking during pregnancy and its impact on the stress response in newborn babies. Their research indicates that newborns of mothers who smoke cigarettes during pregnancy show lower levels of
Oct 20, 2014 News-Medical.net
added Dec 4, 2014 20:26
Local family promotes lung cancer awareness after non-smoking son diagnosed with stage four cancer... The two federal agencies providing most of the research money fund breast cancer research at a rate of $26,398 per death while spending $1,442 per lung
Dec 3, 2014 Monroe (LA) News-Star
added Dec 4, 2014 20:11
Queensland researchers have found that sudden “chromosomal catastrophes” may trigger a third of oesophageal tumours, the fastest rising cancer in Australia. Dr Nic Waddell, who led the study with Professor Sean Grimmond at The University of Queensland’s
Oct 30, 2014 HealthCanal.com
added Nov 2, 2014 10:09