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The FDA Wants to Take Nicotine Out of Tobacco. How Do You Do That?

What the FDA is proposing is called a low-nicotine-content cigarette, in which the actual amount of nicotine in the product is capped at a certain amount,..One way to do this is through genetic engineering. This means that scientists would modify genes in
LiveScience.com (Yahoo!)
added Mar 18, 2018 01:12
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Thirdhand smoke causes DNA damage in human cells [FREE FULL TEXT]

suggesting that THS exposure is related to increased oxidative stress and could be an important contributing factor in THS-mediated toxicity. The findings of this study demonstrate for the first time that exposure to THS is genotoxic in human cell lines.
Mutagenesis
added Mar 18, 2014 09:55
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[Florida] In Trial Against Philip Morris, Questions Surround Cause of 31-Year-Old Smoker's Deadly Cancer

a 31-year-old smoker...Chadwell, who was a two-pack-a-day smoker by the time he was 15...his preferred Marlboros, died in 1993 after a year-long battle with cancer....“Simply put, smoking-related lung cancers just don’t happen in people as young as Mr. Ch
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Sep 21, 2018 22:07
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The Rebels Have a Cause and It’s Juul

“Who over 25 is looking for creme brulee as part of a smoking experience?”...Juul believes it is doing something globally valuable, acting as “part of the solution to end combustible smoking,’’ as its marketing material proclaims. A “Mission & Values” sta
New York Times
added Feb 16, 2018 18:00
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Thirdhand Smoke Now Found Detrimental to Health

Exposure to thirdhand smoke leads to biological effects on weight and cell development that could be damaging to one's health, according to new research led by investigators at the Department of Energy's Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley La
Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News
added Feb 7, 2017 00:47
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E-cigarette use results in suppression of immune and inflammatory-response genes in nasal epithelial cells similar to cigarette smoke

Taken together, these data indicate that vaping e-cigarettes is associated with decreased expression of a large number of immune-related genes, which are consistent with immune suppression at the level of the nasal mucosa.
American Journal of Physiology-Lung Cellular and Molecular Physiology.
added Jun 12, 2016 15:48
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[UK, USA] GAGE: (blog) Poorly conducted research is a gift to the opponents of tobacco control

A study implicates genes in the failure of taxation to get heavy smokers to quit, but the findings are far from clearcut . . . Tobacco control research is under huge amounts of scrutiny from those trying to undermine it. Poorly conducted experiments wher
The Guardian (uk)
added Jan 16, 2013 07:04
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[UK] Passive smoking can damage your child's DNA

The study also found that the greater the number of cigarettes a child was exposed to, the greater the damage to DNA and production of other harmful chemicals. The study involved 54 children, half of whom were exposed to cigarette smoke and half were no
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Dec 17, 2012 06:29
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Paints, Solvents Tied to Big Rise in MS Risk for Some Smokers

A triple whammy of genetics, smoking, and exposure to paints and solvents at work puts a person at extremely high risk of developing multiple sclerosis, Swedish researchers report. On its own, any one factor elevates the risk for the central nervous syst
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jul 4, 2018 05:01
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Genetic Susceptibility to Thirdhand Smoke induced Lung Cancer Development

One major question is how genetic factors influence susceptibility to THS induced health effects, especially tumor development and whether there is a specific age window-of-susceptibility for these effects. By addressing these questions, we will provide a
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jun 17, 2018 08:21
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