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Even a 'tiny hit of nicotine can leave first-time smokers addicted - and it's their genes that are to blame'

After being repeatedly given the drug, some individuals become nicotine 'avoiders', but others become nicotine 'choosers' and are more likely to become addicted. And whether we are an avoider or a chooser depends on our genes, they said.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 14, 2015 12:50
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Smoking Might Cost Men Their 'Y' Chromosome, Study Finds

Consequences aren't clear, but experts suspect the change might be linked to increased cancer risk
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Dec 4, 2014 21:21
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[Ireland] Passive smoking in youth can increase lung cancer risk

Non-smokers who were exposed to passive smoking in early life are at an increased risk of getting lung cancer, but only if they have genetic factors, a conference on cancer has been told. This risk was also associated with an earlier onset of the diseas
Irish Times (ie)
added Oct 17, 2016 18:19
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[China] Effects of CYP3A5 genetic polymorphism and smoking on the prognosis of non-small-cell lung cancer

Conclusion: Our study demonstrated that the CYP3A5 rs776746 polymorphism and smoking may influence the prognosis of NSCLC patients undergoing chemotherapy and surgery.
Dove Medical Press (uk)
added Mar 15, 2016 22:07
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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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Do We Get Sick Like Rats? A New Philip Morris Prize Asks the Crowd

In partnership with computational biologists at IBM’s Watson Research Center, Philip Morris’s so-called sbv IMPROVER project creates open challenges to encourage scientists to augment traditional peer reviews of research data. On Monday, Philip Morris la
Techonomy
added May 2, 2013 06:51
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[Canada] PREVENTION AS A CURE

The dramatic plunge in smoking rates since the 1960s has saved 800,000 lives in the United States alone and accounts for most of the recent drop in cancer mortality, a 2012 American study concluded. If any basic science or drug discovery had made even c
National Post (ca)
added May 24, 2017 02:30
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Smoking a pack a day causes 150 mutations in every lung cell, research shows

researchers said the findings show a direct link between the number of cigarettes smoked in a lifetime and the number of mutations in the DNA of cancerous tumors. The highest mutation rates were seen in lung cancers, but tumors in other parts of the body
Reuters
added Nov 3, 2016 21:33
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22nd Century Group Enters Cannabis Space

Joseph Pandolfino, Founder and CEO of 22nd Century Group, stated, “The main reason 22nd Century was attracted to Anandia’ s proprietary technology is that it gives us a level of exclusivity in the cannabinoid biosynthetic pathway in cannabis similar to w
Business Wire
added Sep 19, 2014 18:00
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Third-hand smoke can be a killer

For the first time a major study has proven that third-hand smoke causes significant damage to our DNA, and becomes even more harmful over time.
Health 24 (za)
added Jul 9, 2013 12:48
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