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Vapor from novel tobacco hybrid device minimally impacts human cells

New laboratory data reveal that vapour from a novel hybrid tobacco heating product (THP) iFuse and two standard THPs produced little or no effect on human cells in biological testing. ‘Our results suggest that these standard THPs and our novel hybrid pr
Science Magazine
added Jun 5, 2017 14:19
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[New York] Smoking was actually good for this man’s health

Rice University researchers found that smoking was the reason why a 20-something woman had anemia, but her father, who is a smoker, did not.... “He may never be an athlete because his blood can’t carry as much oxygen, but smoking has prevented him from b
New York Post
added Feb 17, 2017 04:29
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Study finds a new way that tobacco smoke can cause cancer

illuminates a new way that tobacco smoke may promote the development of lung cancer: inhibiting a DNA repair process called nucleotide excision repair (NER)... Many components of tobacco smoke are carcinogens that can damage DNA. This damage must be remov
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Oct 17, 2016 19:01
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E-cigarette vapour 'as damaging for babies' brain development as tobacco smoke'

show that exposure to volatile chemicals from the devices disrupts the activity of thousands of genes in the developing frontal cortex, the brain region responsible for higher mental functions.
Press Association (uk)
added Feb 12, 2016 15:57
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Damaging legacy: maternal cigarette smoking has long-term consequences for male offspring fertility

This study represents the first comprehensive animal model of maternal smoking on male offspring reproductive function, suggesting that exposure during the gestational/weaning period causes long-term defects in male offspring fertility. This is due to a c
Human Reproduction
added Oct 1, 2014 07:19
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Gene May Predict Smokers' Response to Cessation Therapy

A gene that controls how quickly smokers metabolize nicotine can help predict whether those who try to quit are likely to respond to nicotine replacement therapy, a new study suggests. But the cytochrome P450 2A6 (CYP2A6) gene seems to have very little i
Medical Tribune
added Oct 25, 2013 04:02
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[New York] Artist makes portraits from DNA found in chewing gum and cigarettes

Artist Heather Dewey-Hagborg has done more than wonder. She collects errant hairs, cigarette butts, fingernails, and discarded chewing gum from public places and using the DNA she finds, creates 3D portraits of how the owners of this discarded genetic mat
io9 (Gawker Media)
added May 6, 2013 01:53
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[Canada] Editorial: Smoking linked to gene damage

now it appears they could be jeopardizing the health of any children they may have. Playing dice with your own life is one thing. Playing with the safety of an unborn generation is another matter entirely. ... Whether an outright ban is desirable, or ev
Victoria (BC) Times Colonist (ca)
added Apr 7, 2013 09:01
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22nd Century Group Announces U.S. Patent Issues for MPO Nicotine Biosynthesis Gene

a company that has developed groundbreaking technology for tobacco harm reduction products today announced that the United States Patent and Trademark Office (US PTO) has issued Patent No. 8410341 for the N-methylputrescine oxidase (MPO) gene technology.
PharmiWeb
added Apr 4, 2013 01:11
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[Germany] Giant tobacco plants that stay young forever

researchers have located a genetic switch which can keep the plants young for years and which permits unbounded growth. In short, an ideal source of biomass.
Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft (de)
added Jan 3, 2013 04:40
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