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Is the Fagerström test for nicotine dependence invariant across secular trends in smoking? A question for cross-birth cohort analysis of nicotine dependence

The Fagerström Test for Nicotine Dependence... These findings suggest that possible FTND non-invariance that occurs across study samples of various birth years has a negligible impact on study results.
Drug and Alcohol Dependence
added Apr 5, 2018 03:48
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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
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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
BAT Science.com
added Feb 16, 2018 22:01
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Three new lung cancer genetic biomarkers identified

SNPs (single-nucleotide polymorphisms) are variations in our DNA that determine our susceptibility to developing some diseases. Using the largest genome-wide SNP-smoking interaction analysis reported for lung cancer, a research team has identified three n
ScienceDaily
added Oct 30, 2017 14:44
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Cigarette Smoking alters Epigenetics

smoke from cigarettes actually changes the epigenetic makeup of DNA, thereby paving the road to lung cancer. Unfortunately, smoking is responsible for death in about 50% of the people who don’t quit. Unfortunately, second hand smoke affects children and
World Health.net ( American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine)
added Oct 20, 2017 14:05
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‘Epigenetic’ Changes From Cigarette Smoke May be First Step in Lung Cancer Development

say they have preliminary evidence in laboratory-grown, human airway cells that a condensed form of cigarette smoke triggers so-called “epigenetic” changes in the cells consistent with the earliest steps toward lung cancer development.
Johns Hopkins Medicine
added Sep 26, 2017 23:58
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Stop smoking: This is the hidden danger that YOU didn’t know

The University of North Carolina (UNC) have created a method for recording the damage at high resolution across the genome. They can now map all harm caused by the major chemical carcinogen - benzo[α]pyrene (BaP).
The [London, UK] Express
added Jun 15, 2017 15:03
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Largest genome-wide study of lung cancer susceptibility identifies new causes

Although tobacco smoking is the main risk factor, past studies have shown heritability of lung cancer estimated at 18%. Previous genomewide association studies have identified several lung cancer susceptibility loci but most of its heritability remains un
EurekAlert
added Jun 13, 2017 20:59
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E-Cigarettes ‘Potentially As Harmful As Tobacco Cigarettes’

Using a new low-cost, 3-D printed testing device, UConn researchers found that e-cigarettes loaded with a nicotine-based liquid are potentially as harmful as unfiltered cigarettes when it comes to causing DNA damage.
Public.
added Jun 12, 2017 21:41
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E-cigarettes potentially as harmful as tobacco cigarettes, UConn study shows

Using a new low-cost, 3-D printed testing device, UConn researchers found that e-cigarettes loaded with a nicotine-based liquid are potentially as harmful as unfiltered cigarettes when it comes to causing DNA damage. The researchers also found that vapo
EurekAlert
added Jun 12, 2017 14:54
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