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Early Data in E-Cigarette Study May Raise Safety Concerns

However, the findings, which were presented in January at a meeting of lung cancer researchers, may attract the interest of federal officials who are considering how to regulate e-cigarettes. In a report to investors sent Tuesday, David J. Adelman, an in
New York Times
added Apr 15, 2014 23:10
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[Georgia] Study: Cancer Risk In E-Cigarette Vapors

Researchers from Boston University grew a batch of human bronchial cells in the presence of electronic cigarette vapor, Consumer Affairs reports. They had a second batch in presence of tobacco smoke. The two batches of cells showed similar patterns that c
CBS Atlanta (CW69, WAOK, 92.9 The Game))
added Apr 14, 2014 15:40
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[UK] New fears over e-cigarettes after study finds they affect the lungs in a similar way to tobacco

a study examining the biological effects of e-cigarettes found ‘strikingly similar’ gene mutations in lung cells exposed to e-cig vapour as those found in smokers. ... This means that although e-cigarette vapour is tobacco and tar-free and that the devi
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 11, 2014 10:45
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Abstract B16: The effect of e-cigarette exposure on airway epithelial cell gene expression and transformation.

These studies will determine the impact of ECIG exposure on lung carcinogenicity and provide needed scientific guidance to the FDA regarding the physiologic effects of ECIGs.
Clinical Cancer Research
added Apr 10, 2014 18:41
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[UK] Men who smoke regularly before their teens have fatter sons

The effect was not seen in the sons of men who started smoking later, suggesting boys are particularly sensitive to environmental exposures before the start of puberty.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 3, 2014 15:08
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[UK] Study: Men who started smoking as boys could be more likely to father obese sons

Men who started to smoke before the age of 11 are more likely to have overweight teenage boys compared to men started smoking later in life or who have never smoked at all, a study has found.
The Independent (uk)
added Apr 3, 2014 15:06
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Thirdhand smoke causes DNA damage in human cells [FREE FULL TEXT]

suggesting that THS exposure is related to increased oxidative stress and could be an important contributing factor in THS-mediated toxicity. The findings of this study demonstrate for the first time that exposure to THS is genotoxic in human cell lines.
Mutagenesis
added Mar 18, 2014 09:55
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Scientists Search For Toxins In Cigarette Smoke Residue

These chemicals can react with others in the air or on surfaces to create even more potentially hazardous substances. "Thirdhand smoke can grow more toxic over time," says Bo Hang, a scientist at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. He briefed the med
National Public Radio (NPR)
added Mar 18, 2014 09:17
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Major 'third-hand smoke' compound causes DNA damage -- and potentially cancer

now research suggests that it could pose a far more serious threat, especially to young children who put toys and other smoke-affected items into their mouths. Scientists reported today that one compound from this “third-hand smoke,” which forms when
American Chemical Society
added Mar 17, 2014 21:55
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Children Hurt by Secondhand Smoke

for parents who smoke, stopping may be the healthiest thing they can do. Recent research showed that children whose parents smoke may be at greater risk for heart attack and stroke as adults, even if they, themselves, do not smoke.
DailyRx
added Mar 6, 2014 17:57
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