Headlines Tagged with Genes — 1,665 headlines found
[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
Jan 2, 2015 The Guardian (uk)
added Jan 2, 2015 22:25
However, the findings, which were presented in January at a meeting of lung cancer researchers, may attract the interest of federal officials who are considering how to regulate e-cigarettes. In a report to investors sent Tuesday, David J. Adelman, an in
Apr 16, 2014 New York Times
added Apr 15, 2014 23:10
At 12:15 pm on January 6, 2013, Dewey-Hagborg collected a cigarette butt (above, right) on Myrtle Avenue (above, left) in Brooklyn, NY. Testing the sample’s DNA revealed the smoker to be a male of Eastern European descent with brown eyes. Photos courtesy
May 3, 2013 Smithsonian Magazine
added May 6, 2013 01:55
“I’m absolutely convinced she had a genetic predisposition” to lung cancer, says Spira, a School of Medicine professor and chief of computational biomedicine. That conviction set him on a quest for the genetic key to a medical mystery: why some people wh
Jan 22, 2013 BU Bridge (Boston University)
added Jan 23, 2013 05:17
But all malignant tumours have the potential to spread. The best way to prevent this is to protect your DNA from mutation if you possibly can. It really is better not to smoke.
Jan 11, 2013 Financial Times (uk)
added Jan 11, 2013 15:53
Lung cancer patients with a history of smoking have 10 times more genetic mutations in their tumors than those with the disease who have never smoked, according to a new study from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis.
Sep 13, 2012 ScienceDaily
added Sep 14, 2012 08:45
In 2008, three different studies found that certain genetic variants associated with nicotine dependence and smoking were also associated with lung cancer. The findings raised a question: Were the variants linked with lung cancer only through their assoc
May 15, 2012 Harvard School of Public Health
added May 16, 2012 12:37
"If someone needs a cigarette within half an hour of waking up each morning, it's a sign they may have this enzyme," says Renee Bittoun, who established one of the world's first quit smoking clinics at Sydney's St Vincent's Hospital almost 40 years ago.
Sep 18, 2017 Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Sep 27, 2017 07:32
The findings could explain the seemingly random and unfair way that death is sometimes dealt out, and raise the intriguing future possibility of being able to extend the natural human lifespan.
Sep 28, 2016 The Guardian (uk)
added Sep 29, 2016 12:50
Heavy exposure to electronic cigarette vapor damages DNA in cell cultures, causing genetic instability that could lead to cancer, according to a study by VA San Diego Healthcare System and UC San Diego researchers.
Dec 31, 2015 San Diego (CA) Union-Tribune
added Jan 1, 2016 01:07