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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

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

[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

[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

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.
added Apr 4, 2013 01:11

[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

UK biobank to shed light on smoking health mystery

* * Largest ever study on gene variants linked to lung disease * May help target treatment and fast-track drug research
added Nov 14, 2012 13:11

[UK] Smokers leave a history of their addiction in DNA

according to research presented at the NCRI Cancer Conference today. Researchers at Imperial College London and the Human Genetics Foundation (HuGeF) in Italy have identified a number of sites in the DNA of blood that have been chemically tagged as a res
Cancer Research UK (uk)
added Nov 6, 2012 07:50

[Asia, India] Dna Exclusive: Iit-Delhi students fume over 'smoking and drinking' diktat w/Photo

A decision by the Indian Institute of Technology-Delhi administration to take action against students for smoking and drinking on the campus has set off angry reactions from the students, who have termed the move an act of "moral policing".
DNA India (in)
added Apr 9, 2018 02:11

Vaping may raise cancer risk: study

Vaping may raise the risk of cancer because it leads to DNA damage, even though it contains fewer carcinogens than tobacco smoke, a US study has found. The report in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences did not compare the cancer-causing
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Jan 31, 2018 15:13
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