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[Florida] In Trial Against Philip Morris, Questions Surround Cause of 31-Year-Old Smoker's Deadly Cancer

a 31-year-old smoker...Chadwell, who was a two-pack-a-day smoker by the time he was 15...his preferred Marlboros, died in 1993 after a year-long battle with cancer....“Simply put, smoking-related lung cancers just don’t happen in people as young as Mr. Ch
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Sep 21, 2018 22:07
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Investigating possible causal effects of externalizing behaviors on tobacco initiation: A Mendelian randomization analysis

• There’s some evidence genetic risk of ADHD is causally related to tobacco initiation. • There’s no clear evidence genetic risk of childhood aggression is causally with tobacco use. • Multiple Mendelian randomization methods were used to strengthen ca
Drug and Alcohol Dependence
added Sep 15, 2018 03:54

Vaping Can Damage DNA, Saliva Study Suggests

A study of saliva samples from a small group of electronic-cigarette users confirmed that vaping produces chemicals capable of damaging DNA and potentially increasing cancer risk. After collecting saliva before and after a 15-minute vaping session from
MedPage Today
added Aug 24, 2018 14:10
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Vaping, e-cigarettes can mutate users’ DNA, cause cancer, new research says

The research, which was presented at the ACS 256th National Meeting & Exposition on Aug. 20, found increased levels of three DNA-damaging compounds in the users’ saliva. Compared with people who don’t use e-cigarettes or vape, four of the five users sh
added Aug 24, 2018 12:50

[Minnesota] E-cigarettes raise the risk of mouth cancer by damaging DNA

But as scientists scramble to study the trendy devices, they are discovering more reasons that they should be approached with caution. The latest findings of a small study from the University of Minnesota suggest that vaping may raise levels of DNA-dam
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 20, 2018 16:22

E-cigarettes can damage DNA

Today, researchers report that vaping may modify the genetic material, or DNA, in the oral cells of users, which could increase their cancer risk. The researchers will present their results today at the 256th National Meeting & Exposition of the American
American Chemical Society
added Aug 20, 2018 16:16

Vaping increases risk of DNA mutations which could lead to cancer, study suggests

Vaping could increase the risk of mouth cancers, according to a new study, which suggests e-cigarettes lead to the build-up of chemicals known to cause harmful DNA mutations. US researchers presented findings from a small, as yet unpublished, trial whic
The Independent (uk)
added Aug 20, 2018 16:14


recruited five e-cigarette users, and collected samples of their saliva before and after they vaped for 15 minutes. The team then studied the saliva for chemicals that are believed to damage DNA. After vaping, the participants’ saliva contained higher le
added Aug 20, 2018 16:13

Vaping Can Damage DNA, But Will It Cause Cancer?

The saliva of a small group of e-cigarette users contained increased levels of three DNA-damaging compounds, the researchers said. These chemicals are formaldehyde, acrolein and methylglyoxal. Further, four of the five e-cigarette users showed increased
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Aug 20, 2018 16:12

Insight into development of lung cancer

A new study identifies two main pathways for the role of chromosome 15q25.1 -- a leader in increasing susceptibility to lung cancer -- in modifying disease risk. One pathway is implicated in nicotine dependence. The other plays a part in biological proce
added Aug 21, 2018 15:50
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