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Children Hurt by Secondhand Smoke

for parents who smoke, stopping may be the healthiest thing they can do. Recent research showed that children whose parents smoke may be at greater risk for heart attack and stroke as adults, even if they, themselves, do not smoke.
added Mar 6, 2014 17:57

Thirdhand smoke causes DNA damage

A study led by researchers from Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory has found for the first time that thirdhand smoke -- the noxious residue that clings to virtually all surfaces long after the secondhand smoke from a cigarette has cleared out -- causes
added Jun 20, 2013 15:35

[New Zealand] Genetics might determine which smokers get hooked, research says

Researchers have identified genetic risk factors that may accelerate a teen's progression to becoming a lifelong heavy smoker. The team of scientists from the U.S., the U.K. and New Zealand examined earlier studies by other research teams to develop a g
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added Mar 27, 2013 16:29

[Arizona] INNES: Blog: The leading cause of lung cancer is smoking, not genetics

Last week's story about University of Arizona medical student Derek Neal's battle with lung cancer attracted some inaccurate comments from readers. Some readers decided, based on reading the story, that tobacco use does not cause lung cancer.
Arizona Daily Star
added Oct 9, 2012 07:08

[Canada] Can't quit smoking? Blame it on your genes

A study from the Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital - The Neuro, McGill University shows that people with genetically fast nicotine metabolism have a significantly greater brain response to smoking cues than those with slow nicotine metabolism.
Times of India
added Sep 12, 2012 11:50

Heavy Smoking May Be a Genetic Thing

* Patients who start smoking at a younger age appear to have a genetic susceptibility to heavy smoking as adults. * Point out that smokers who started at age 16 or younger and had at least one mutation in the rs16969968 gene had a significantly greater
MedPage Today
added Aug 7, 2012 08:52

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

[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

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.
added Jul 29, 2018 22:42

[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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