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[UK] Rare 'healthy' smokers lungs explained

The mystery of why some people appear to have healthy lungs despite a lifetime of smoking has been explained by UK scientists. The analysis of more than 50,000 people showed favourable mutations in people's DNA-enhanced lung function and masked the dead
BBC Online
added Sep 27, 2015 21:21
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[Asia, Hong Kong] EDITORIAL: China must tackle effects of smog

The prevalence of smoking in China tends to fudge the contribution of air pollution to the growing incidence of respiratory disease. A couple of examples that emerged this month are timely reminders of the cost of China's rapid development. In one, an eig
South China Morning Post
added Nov 17, 2013 13:15
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University of Texas Contributes To Study Revealing Thirdhand Smoke Causes DNA Damage

Research led by scientists from Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, UCLA and the University of Texas identified for the first time that the toxic smoke residues that stick to surfaces and objects (also known as thirdhand smoke) increases the risk of D
BioNews Texas
added Jun 22, 2013 15:55
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Why Have Tobacco Control Policies Stalled? Using Genetic Moderation to Examine Policy Impacts

This study provides novel evidence of “gene-policy” interaction and suggests a genetic mechanism for the large differences in response to tobacco policies. The inability for these policies to reduce use for individuals with specific genotypes suggests alt
PLoS (Public Library of Science)
added Dec 6, 2012 10:35
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Can tobacco clean up its act?

Emerging tobacco products have cleaner chemistry than cigarettes but regulators remain leery of their benefit—and the companies developing them... But PMI’s data are meant to do more than build trust with the public. They may also help PMI secure FDA app
American Chemical Society
added Mar 29, 2017 19:31
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E-cigarettes 'raise the risk of infection by damaging hundreds of genes in the immune system'

Smoking e-cigarettes increases the risk of infection because it damages hundreds of genes in the immune system, new research warns. The devices alter hundreds of genes that control immune cells in the upper respiratory tract - the throat, mouth, nose and
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 27, 2016 14:43
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It's genetic: Some smokers have biological resistance to anti-tobacco policies

New research from the Yale School of Public Health suggests that individuals’ genetics play an important role in whether they respond to tobacco-control policies. The study appears online in the journal PLOS ONE.
HealthCanal.com
added Dec 6, 2012 10:27
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Grandma’s curse / Some of the effects of smoking may be passed from grandmother to grandchild

Which crucial genes these histones surround remains obscure. Nor have the team yet found out whether the epigenetic effect they have discovered reaches further than grand-offspring. If it does, though, it suggests that epigenetics really might act like
The Economist
added Nov 1, 2012 19:02
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E-cigarettes 'as dangerous for unborn babies as regular tobacco'

Research finds that exposure to volatile chemicals from the devices disrupts the activity of thousands of genes in the developing frontal cortex...women who smoke may harm their babies' brain development if they turn to e-cigarettes to satisfy their nico
The Independent (uk)
added Feb 11, 2016 14:41
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Nicotine, cotinine can potentially inhibit DNA damage caused by NNK in tobacco smoke

A new in vitro study has revealed that nicotine and cotinine, a metabolite of nicotine, can potentially inhibit DNA damage caused by a certain carcinogen in smoke. The carcinogen 4-(methylnitrosamino)-1-(3-pyridyl)-1-butanone or NNK is produced during t
News-Medical.net
added Jul 28, 2014 05:26
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