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Parental smoking linked to genetic changes found in childhood cancer

Smoking by either parent helps promote genetic deletions in children that are associated with the development and progression of the most common type of childhood cancer, according to research headed by UC San Francisco. While the strongest associations
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Apr 5, 2017 10:17
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Two thirds of cancers caused by random genetic mistakes: U.S. study

Though most cancers are due to bad luck, people should not ignore sound public health advice that can help people avoid preventable cancers, including maintaining a healthy weight and avoiding environmental risk factors such as smoking, the team said.
Reuters
added Mar 23, 2017 22:01
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[Australia] 'Tis the season of the social smoker

they're lighting up like Christmas trees. 'Tis the season of the social smoker and researchers suggest their ranks are growing... Despite a recent study finding long term, low level smoking makes them nine times more likely to die from lung cancer than
Queensland Country Life (au)
added Dec 18, 2016 19:03
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Understanding the role of genes in smoking addiction, nicotine withdrawal

While there isn't one explanation for why it is so difficult to quit smoking or why some people are successful and others are not, understanding genetics may be one piece of the puzzle, Gould said. "I realized in addition to studying the effects of nicot
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Oct 18, 2016 19:03
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Vapers and Smokers Have Similar Airway Gene Alterations

Vapers showed decreased expression of a large number of immune-related genes, including all genes found to be decreased in cigarette smokers. The findings do not imply that e-cigarette use has the same health impact as cigarette smoking, but they do sugg
MedPage Today
added Jun 25, 2016 15:45
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[Canada] New study finds a genetic link between smoking and schizophrenia

Researchers found multiple genes related to both conditions, which supported two different but related conclusions. On the one hand, most of the genes strongly connected to schizophrenia were not found to directly contribute to smoking behaviours in patie
Cantech Letter (ca)
added May 16, 2016 19:54
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Avoiding the Dangers of Thirdhand Smoke

Beyond the unpleasant sensory experience, there’s another reason the residue of smoking – not just the smoking itself or secondhand smoke – is garnering increasing attention: Emerging research from testing cultured human cells to more recent animal studi
U.S. News & World Report
added Apr 5, 2016 15:38
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[China] Effects of CYP3A5 genetic polymorphism and smoking on the prognosis of non-small-cell lung cancer

Conclusion: Our study demonstrated that the CYP3A5 rs776746 polymorphism and smoking may influence the prognosis of NSCLC patients undergoing chemotherapy and surgery.
Dove Medical Press (uk)
added Mar 15, 2016 22:07
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22nd Century Announces Hiring of Key Executive; Dr. Paul J. Rushton Will Spearhead Growth and Commercialization of 22nd Century’s Plant Biotechnology Portfolio

“Hiring a scientist of Paul Rushton’s caliber – especially given his extensive work in tobacco plant biotechnology – is like finding the proverbial needle in a haystack. He will be invaluable to 22nd Century” Dr. Rushton has published over fifty scienti
Business Wire
added Oct 8, 2015 10:36
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[UK] O'HARA/GRRLSCIENTIST: Bad luck, bad journalism and cancer rates | Please, journalists, get a clue before you write about science

examine one effect: that of smoking on lung cancer rates. The cancer risk is 18 times higher in smokers than non-smokers. Since roughly 18 percent of the adult US population are smokers (according to the CDC), this suggests that for lung cancer, about 75
The Guardian (uk)
added Jan 2, 2015 22:25
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