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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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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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