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[California] Grandmother's cigarette habit could be the cause of grandchild's asthma

Grandmother's cigarette smoking could be responsible for her grandchild's asthma, and the recent discovery of this multi-generational transmission of disease suggests the environmental factors experienced today could determine the health of family members
added Mar 4, 2013 12:23

[Japan] Lower levels of a key lung protein increase the risk of developing cigarette-smoke-induced emphysema

a research team from the RIKEN Advanced Science Institute in Wako, Japan, has discovered one gene implicated in vulnerability to smoke-induced emphysema, a finding that could help doctors identify those cigarette smokers at highest risk of end-stage chro (
added Oct 19, 2012 09:13

[UK] LEFEVER: Inactivity cannot be compared to smoking in its level of risk, and to do so is misleading

We need to look at lack of exercise as a precipitant cause but there are myriad antecedent and contributory causes lurking in the shadows behind that. The Harvard researchers and The Lancet should have seen them..
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 20, 2012 02:25

Sperm of smoking dads can hurt child DNA

Men who smoke before conception can damage the DNA of their offspring in the womb that may give him or her a higher risk of disease, British researchers say.
added Jun 25, 2012 11:34

[Australia] Tobacco plants as life-savers: QUT part of European collaboration

QUT researchers’ work sequencing the genome of Australian native tobacco plant Nicotiana benthamiana will underpin project research Newcotiana is funded by the European Commission through its Horizon2020 research and innovation program
Queensland University of Technology (au)
added Dec 8, 2017 22:39

Recent updates on electronic cigarette aerosol and inhaled nicotine effects on periodontal and pulmonary tissues

This mini-review summarizes the recent perspectives on e-cigarettes including inhaled nicotine effects on several pathophysiological events, such as oxidative stress, DNA damage, innate host response, inflammation, cellular senescence, profibrogenic and d
Wiley Online Library
added Nov 25, 2017 21:08

Researchers identify gene that influences nicotine dependence

A DNA variant—located in the DNMT3B gene and commonly found in people of European and African descent—increases the likelihood of developing nicotine dependence, smoking heavily, and developing lung cancer, according to a new study led by RTI Internation
Medical Xpress (
added Oct 11, 2017 15:11

Are humans still evolving? Growing evidence suggests we are

New Scientist
added Sep 6, 2017 15:28

Where cigarette smoking's damage is done... down to your DNA

Now, for the first time, UNC School of Medicine scientists created a method for effectively mapping that DNA damage at high resolution across the genome. The innovation comes from the laboratory of Nobel laureate Aziz Sancar, MD, PhD, the Sarah Graham Ke
added Jun 13, 2017 06:38

Nicotine Vapor Has Fewer Genetic Effects Than Cigarette Smoke

New evidence shows that in at least one area, gene expression, those groups should abandon their 'quit or die' mentality... Anisha Banerjee and coauthors from British American Tobacco R&D Centre (Southampton, U.K.) used a commercially available 3D airway
Science 2.0
added Mar 3, 2017 22:18
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