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Smokers' ability to quit linked to genetic makeup

Adults with a high risk of heavy smoking and nicotine dependence smoke longer and have more trouble quitting than others, a new study says.
American Medical News
added Jun 19, 2012 17:07
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[UK] Stress levels and smoking: Why your dad's bad habits may have wrecked your genes

The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 2, 2012 09:24
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Aldehydes Dominant Carcinogen in Tobacco Smoke

"We found that aldehydes in tobacco smoke are the major driving forces in inducing DNA damage and inhibiting DNA repair, the two major forces that cause cancer," a coauthor said in a statement.
Drugs.com
added Jul 29, 2018 22:42
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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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[Wisconsin] UW-Madison study links nicotine addiction to genetic variation in brain

The new understanding about FMO3, an enzyme that metabolizes nicotine in the brain, could someday allow researchers to tailor tobacco cessation treatments to individual patients or develop new drugs to target the enzyme. “The research clearly suggests t
Wisconsin Dells Events
added Sep 4, 2017 12:12
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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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