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Pulmonary Effects of Exposure to Tobacco Smoke and New Tobacco Products

smoking cigarettes causes suppression of several key immune genes in the nasal mucosa. E-cig users showed the same changes in immune genes as cigarette smokers. However, e-cig users also demonstrated suppression of several additional immune genes, suggest
AAAS (American Association for the Advancement of Science)
added Feb 12, 2016 19:56
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Pharmacotherapy Effects on Smoking Cessation Vary with Nicotine Metabolism Gene (CYP2A6)

Evidence suggests that both the nicotinic receptor α5 subunit (CHRNA5) and Cytochrome P450 2A6 (CYP2A6) genotypes influence smoking cessation success and response to pharmacotherapy. We examine the effect of CYP2A6 genotype on smoking cessation success a
Addiction
added Oct 25, 2013 04:03
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Even healthy-looking smokers have early cell damage which destroys necessary genetic programming

researchers at Weill Cornell Medical College have found that even smokers who seem healthy have damaged airway cells, with characteristics similar to cells found in aggressive lung cancer. The study, published today in the journal Stem Cell, compared cel
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Jul 16, 2013 11:42
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Smoking, Taxes, and Genes

The 20 percent of Americans that continue to smoke cigarettes even in the face of taxes that have skyrocketed over the past 50 years can now point their nicotine-stained fingers at their own genes. At least, that's the gist of a new PLOS ONE study that in
The Scientist
added Dec 14, 2012 18:28
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[Canada] Faster 'nicotine metabolism' may increase cravings, study finds

Researchers at the Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital -- The Neuro -- have found nicotine cravings are stubbornly locked into our genes.
Toronto (Ont) Sun (ca)
added Sep 12, 2012 11:55
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[Canada] How genetics shape our addictions

Genes predict the brain’s reaction to smoking
McGill University (ca)
added Sep 12, 2012 11:52
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Genetic obesity risk tied to smoking

The findings might indicate that extra body fat influences the likelihood of taking up smoking and how heavily a person smokes, or that the urges to overeat and to smoke may share some genetic origins, the authors note in The BMJ.
Reuters
added May 30, 2018 20:28
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Understanding Environmental Disparities in Lung Disease—and What Can Be Done

Bose said this is frustrating when children are being exposed to secondhand smoke; unfortunately, “they are not at liberty to change a lot of the behaviors that they’re being exposed to.”
The American Journal of Managed Care
added May 21, 2018 15:07
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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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