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[UK] E-cigarettes ARE safer than tobacco, study confirms: Vaporizers harmed just 2 genes in human lungs - compared to 123 genes mutated by cigarette smoke

But a new set of experiments performed in the UK have shown lung tissue is barely affected at all by e-cigarettes - compared to the crippling affect cigarette smoke has one our organs. Lungs exposed to tobacco suffered changes in 123 genes - mutating c
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 7, 2017 00:03
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CARNES: Study on smoking’s damage to DNA underscores need for cessation options

Today’s report on smoking’s damage to DNA confirms, yet again, smoking’s negative effects. The FDA’s regulations give Americans dramatically fewer options in their quest to kick the habit, thereby promising to worsen the health crisis caused by smoking,
R Street Institute | Free Markets. Real Solutions.
added Sep 23, 2016 16:45
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Smoking Leaves Lasting Marks on DNA: Study

Smoking cigarettes can leave a lasting imprint on human DNA, altering more than 7,000 genes in ways that may contribute to the development of smoking-related diseases, a new study says. Reviewing results from blood samples taken from nearly 16,000 peopl
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Sep 21, 2016 02:51
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SMOKERS WITH NEWLY DISCOVERED GENETIC MARKERS HAVE HIGHER LUNG CANCER RISK

researchers discovered new genetic markers associated with a fast rate of nicotine metabolism, which potentially leads smokers to smoke more, thereby, increasing their risk for lung cancer. Dr. Loïc Le Marchand, a professor and leading epidemiologist in
University of Hawai'i Cancer Center
added Aug 26, 2016 13:59
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Smoking linked to inflammation, sperm damage in men

The sperm of men who smoke...have more damaged DNA, fewer active energy-generating mitochondria and more proteins indicating a revved up immune response...“Sperm from these men are thus less capable of achieving fertilization, and, due to high rates of DN
Reuters
added Jun 30, 2016 20:54
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[New York] Cigarette company reports $8.5M in revenue, but deficits continue

Thomas James, vice president and general counsel, who told Business First the company has been in talks with university representatives, clinicians and researchers who want to partner with 22nd Century (NYSE MKT: XXII) on both tobacco and cannabinoid rese
Business First Of Buffalo
added Apr 18, 2016 21:58
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Smoking During Pregnancy Seems to Alter Fetal DNA, Study Finds

The researchers were also able to pinpoint new development-related genes that were affected by a mother-to-be's smoking. The findings may help improve understanding about the connection between smoking during pregnancy and children's health problems, th
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Mar 31, 2016 19:12
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Cuban cigar-maker says overcoming bad weather with better seeds

Habanos S.A. has compensated for a series of bad harvests by using genetically improved seeds and the renewal of weather-damaged land in Cuba's western tobacco-growing region, company officials said on Monday.
Reuters
added Mar 1, 2016 19:15
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[Missouri] Resolved to quit smoking? Get your DNA sequenced at Washington University

The first-ever study looking at how genetic markers can determine the best approach to helping a person kick the habit is underway at Washington University School of Medicine. Researchers are recruiting 720 smokers from the St. Louis area to take part.
St. Louis (MO) Post-Dispatch
added Dec 25, 2015 01:37
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Electronic cigarettes induce DNA strand breaks and cell death independently of nicotine in cell lines

E-cigarette vapor, both with and without nicotine, is cytotoxic to epithelial cell lines and is a DNA strand break-inducing agent. Further assessment of the potential carcinogenic effects of e-cigarette vapor is urgently needed.
Oral Oncology
added Nov 11, 2015 00:29
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