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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

[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

[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

Smoking smothers your genes, a new finding indicates

A new study has found strong evidence that tobacco use can chemically modify and affect the activity of genes known to increase the risk of developing cancer. The finding may give researchers a new tool to assess cancer risk among people who smoke. DNA
The Bend (OR) Bulletin
added Dec 26, 2012 15:07

[Taiwan] Genetic features associated with lung cancer in non-smoking Asian women

Hsiung Chao, head of the Institute of Population Health Sciences of Taiwan's National Health Research Institutes (NHRI), explained that the research conducted by scientists from Taiwan, the United States, China, Japan, South Korea and the Netherlands ide
Focus Taiwan
added Nov 27, 2012 12:38

[Canada] How genetics shape our addictions

Genes predict the brain's reaction to smoking
Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital (McGill University) (ca)
added Sep 14, 2012 00:58

Association of nicotine dependence susceptibility gene, CHRNA5, with Parkinson's disease age at onset: Gene and smoking status interaction

Our preliminary results suggest that the ND risk variant, rs588765, has a protective effect in PD, and is associated with later AAO, but only when the individual was previously exposed to nicotine. This may be explained by modulating the neuroprotective
Parkinsonism & Related Disorders
added Aug 23, 2012 14:37

Motivations for genetic testing for lung cancer risk among young smokers

In addition to learning about health risks, young people may be motivated to seek genetic testing for reasons, such as gaining knowledge about new genetic technologies more broadly.
Tobacco Control
added Jun 29, 2012 11:18

TOC: Volume 20, Issue 4 April 2018

Use of Electronic Cigarettes Leads to Significant Beta2-Nicotinic Acetylcholine Receptor Occupancy: Evidence From a PET Imaging Study / Cerebellar Gray Matter Reductions Associate With Decreased Functional Connectivity in Nicotine-Dependent Individuals
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Mar 9, 2018 19:27

ARCHIVE: ‘Lung-in-the-lab’ shows e-cigarette vapour does not cause DNA damage in human cells

Scientists at British American Tobacco used lab-based cellular tests to examine the impact of cigarette smoke and Vype e-cigarette vapour on human lung cells. The most serious kind of DNA damage is double-strand break, which effectively means that both
added Feb 16, 2018 22:01
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