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Nicotine reinforcement demonstrated in study with ‘never-smokers’

they have, for the first time, characterized the body’s reaction to the first, tiniest “hits” of nicotine. The results, they say, should lay groundwork for future revelations about genetic or other biological factors that make people vulnerable to nicoti
News-Medical.net
added Sep 13, 2015 13:21
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[Europe] Gene variant linked to smoking longer, getting lung cancer sooner

Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis led an analysis of 24 studies involving more than 29,000 smokers of European ancestry and found that smokers with a particular variation in a nicotine receptor gene were more likely to
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Apr 16, 2015 12:05
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Detection of In Vivo DNA Damage Induced by Very Low Doses of Mainstream and Sidestream Smoke Extracts Using a Novel Assay [FREE FULL TEXT]

Conclusions: Very low concentrations of MS and SS smoke induce significant DNA damage in human cells. Application of PADDA to population studies has major potential to establish biomarkers of susceptibility to tobacco-induced diseases.
American Journal of Preventive Medicine
added Mar 5, 2015 10:57
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[UK-Scotland] Smoke gets in your genes: Further dangers of smoking while pregnant revealed

Smoking while pregnant causes chemical changes to the DNA of a foetus detectable from as early as 12 weeks and may predispose children born to smokers to a range of health conditions which last throughout life, new research by Scottish academics has reve
University of Glasgow (uk)
added Feb 3, 2015 07:15
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Lung Cancers Caused By Smoking Exhibit Genetic Anomalies, According to Study

A recent study entitled “Transcriptome meta-analysis of lung cancer reveals recurrent aberrations in NRG1 and Hippo pathway genes” reports worse outcomes for lung cancer patients with higher incidence of gene fusions. The study was published in the journa
Lung Disease News (BioNews Services)
added Dec 28, 2014 21:52
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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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Neanderthal DNA In Modern Man Tied To Genes Affecting Diabetes, Smoking Cessation -- But Also Benefits Like Coarser Hair, Nails

A team of Harvard Medical School geneticists say surviving Neanderthal genes in the human genome affect Crohn's disease, type 2 diabetes, as well as genes calling for coarser hair and nails. The legacy from our late Neanderthal cousins — who live today
Medical Daily
added Jan 30, 2014 09:24
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Pioneering study claims THIRD-HAND smoke causes significant genetic mutations - and its danger increases over time

The study from the Laurence Berkeley National Laboratory at the University of California also found that this toxic residue becomes more harmful over time. After you've finished smoking, toxic residue is left behind on surfaces, furniture and fabrics -
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 22, 2013 15:15
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[UK] Smoking fathers pass on damaged DNA to their children raising the risk of cancer

A study found that smoking harms the father's DNA, and these damaged genes can be inherited by his children. This raises the risk of youngsters developing childhood cancers, particularly leukaemia, warn researchers at the University of Bradford.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 1, 2013 11:59
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[Greece, UK] 'If dad-to-be smokes DNA damage may pass to kids'

The Mail’s story was based on a small study of predominantly Greek families, whose lifestyle and genetic make-up were analysed to detect whether parental smoking before and during pregnancy led to DNA damage in their newborn babies.
Daventry Express (uk)
added Mar 1, 2013 11:57
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