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SMOKERS WITH NEWLY DISCOVERED GENETIC MARKERS HAVE HIGHER LUNG CANCER RISK

researchers discovered new genetic markers associated with a fast rate of nicotine metabolism, which potentially leads smokers to smoke more, thereby, increasing their risk for lung cancer. Dr. Loïc Le Marchand, a professor and leading epidemiologist in
University of Hawai'i Cancer Center
added Aug 26, 2016 13:59
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Smokers with newly discovered genetic markers have higher lung cancer risk

University of Hawai'i Cancer Center researchers have discovered new genetic markers associated with a fast rate of nicotine metabolism, which potentially leads smokers to smoke more, thereby increasing their risk for lung cancer.
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Aug 25, 2016 14:28
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[Kentucky] UofL researchers to explore the lifetime effects of cigarette smoke and genetics on infertility

In an effort to understand how specific genetic factors coupled with lifetime exposure to cigarette smoking and secondhand smoke may influence a woman’s ability to conceive, University of Louisville researchers have been awarded a three-year, $440,000 gra
The Lane Report
added Aug 17, 2016 14:07
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Researchers explore the lifetime effects of cigarette smoke and genetics on infertility

researchers have been awarded a three-year, $440,000 grant from the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health & Human Development... "We think that if a woman carries the slow form of the NAT2 gene, cigarette toxins will be metabolized and
EurekAlert
added Aug 16, 2016 13:35
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[Finland, Nigeria] Genome-Wide Association of the Laboratory-Based Nicotine Metabolite Ratio in Three Ancestries [FREE FULL TEXT]

We replicate the top-ranking single nucleotide polymorphism from a recent GWAS of the NMR in Finnish smokers, identify a functional mechanism for this intronic variant from in silico analyses of RNA-seq data that is consistent with CYP2A6 expression measu
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Aug 10, 2016 18:41
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First We Made Fire! But It May Have Come With Some Downsides

Negative cultural consequences came with fire, too... Did we evolve biologically to guard against the health risks of inhaling smoke? Did that help us pick up the cultural practice of smoking? There are many other possibilities.
New York Times
added Aug 5, 2016 13:21
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Divergent Ah receptor ligand selectivity during hominin evolution

Our findings reveal that a functionally significant change in the AHR occurred uniquely in humans, relative to other primates, that would attenuate the response to many environmental pollutants, including chemicals present in smoke from fire use during c
Molecular Biology and Evolution
added Aug 3, 2016 13:34
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Smoking indoors saw off ancient man’s rivals ($$)

Cigarette smoke is now universally understood to be harmful to our health... According to research...humans are unique among primates in that we carry a genetic mutation that may increase our tolerance to the toxic particles produced by fire in smoky cave
Times Of London (uk)
added Aug 3, 2016 13:31
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Uncle Sam Wants You — Or at Least Your Genetic and Lifestyle Information

Those selected to be members of the “precision medicine cohort” will be asked to provide a detailed medical history and blood samples so researchers can extract DNA...plans to collect information about a person’s lifestyle — diet, exercise, smoking, drink
New York Times
added Jul 23, 2016 20:25
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Growing Pains for Field of Epigenetics as Some Call for Overhaul

epigenetics, which describes modifications to the genome that can be passed on to future cells... Smoking, for example, triggers a boom in immature blood cells, which carry epigenetic marks different from those of other cell types in the blood.
New York Times
added Jul 1, 2016 19:09
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