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[Asia, China] Differences in driver genes between smoking-related and non–smoking-related lung cancer in the Chinese population

Overall, smoking-related lung cancer is more complicated than non–smoking-related lung cancer. Furthermore, we review the prevalence of driver genes in smoking-associated and non–smoking-associated lung cancers in the Chinese population
added Sep 3, 2015 11:26

[Asia] EDITORIAL: Lung cancer in China: The new frontier? [FREE FULL TEXT]

It is critical to leverage all of these strengths into effective public health policy, research, education, and health care delivery to address the lung cancer issue in China. A problem of this magnitude deserves nothing less.
added Sep 3, 2015 11:01

Researchers identify genetic clues associated with cigarette addiction

Researchers at the Virginia Commonwealth University School of Pharmacy have identified specific sets of genetic variants that are significantly associated with cigarette addiction. Pinpointing these genetic variants could eventually assist in identifying
Medical Xpress (
added Sep 2, 2015 15:00

PTSD and RA: Is There a Smoking Gun?

"It appears that people with PTSD have multiple risk factors. It's not only inflammation, but they also have genes that are associated with smoking and anxiety and also are associated with increased inflammation -- there's an overlap," he said. Further st
MedPage Today
added Aug 14, 2015 07:54

Rare, low frequency and common coding variants in CHRNA5 and their contribution to nicotine dependence in European and African Americans

common, low frequency and rare CHRNA5 coding variants are independently associated with nicotine dependence risk. These newly identified variants likely influence the risk for smoking-related diseases such as lung cancer.
Molecular Psychiatry
added Aug 4, 2015 15:03

Neanderthals had outsize effect on human biology

They found that the Neanderthal variants seemed to slightly increase the risk of conditions such as osteo­porosis, blood-coagulation disorders and nicotine addiction
added Aug 1, 2015 22:33
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The 'LinkedIn' for Cancer

rchers have often wondered why a drug that failed for virtually all test patients will trigger a miraculous recovery for a tiny sample during some drug trials. The answers may lie in DNA, and with new genome-sequencing technologies
added Jul 28, 2015 12:27
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[UK] ALDERSON/LAWRIE: Does cigarette smoking cause psychosis?

To say that smoking causes psychosis would be premature, but the time might not be too much longer before cigarette smoking is recognised as a risk factor for psychosis as well as anxiety and depression.
The Lancet (uk)
added Jul 25, 2015 22:15

[Alabama] Two major national clinical trials available for lung cancer patients at UAB

is enrolling lung cancer patients into two leading national clinical trials, the LUNG-MAP and The Adjuvant Lung Cancer Enrichment Marker Identification and Sequencing Trials, better known as the ALCHEMIST, in which genetic screening is conducted on the tu
University of Alabama at Birmingham
added Jul 9, 2015 11:07

Effect of full flavor and denicotinized cigarettes exposure on the brain microvascular endothelium: a microarray-based gene expression study using a human immortalized BBB endothelial cell line

study provides a detailed analysis of Nrf2-related cytoprotective mechanisms activated in response to 3R4F and ULN-derived TS exposure correlating the results with their oxidative and inflammatory potential.
7thSpace Interactive (portal)
added Jun 22, 2015 17:17
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