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[Netherlands] Association between rs1051730 and smoking during pregnancy in Dutch women

The common genetic variant (rs1051730) in the 15q24 nicotinic acetylcholine receptor gene cluster CHRNA5-CHRNA3-CHRNB4 was associated with smoking quantity and has been reported to be associated also with reduced ability to quit smoking in pregnant women
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Dec 12, 2017 01:06
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[Australia] Tobacco plants as life-savers: QUT part of European collaboration

QUT researchers’ work sequencing the genome of Australian native tobacco plant Nicotiana benthamiana will underpin project research Newcotiana is funded by the European Commission through its Horizon2020 research and innovation program
Queensland University of Technology (au)
added Dec 8, 2017 22:39
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An exome-wide association study identifies new susceptibility loci for age of smoking initiation in African- and European-American populations

PITRM1 and DHRS7 for African American smokers and DDR2 for European American smokers are new candidate genes for smoking initiation. These genes represent new additions to smoking initiation, an important but less studied phenotype in nicotine dependence
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Dec 12, 2017 01:05
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[UK] Propensity for smoking linked to molecules in specific brain regions, say scientists

By creating a map of the brain based on post mortem tissue samples, researchers have been able to understand why certain behaviours – including smoking – are linked with certain brain areas. “We studied the molecular makeup of the brain and isolated tho
The Independent (uk)
added Dec 5, 2017 17:01
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[UK] How your personality affects your HEALTH: From extroverts to romantics to neurotic types, we reveal the issues tied to each trait - and what to do about it

'People low in conscientiousness were more often overweight, had high cholesterol, inflammation, hypertension and greater rates of gum disease.' Conscientious people are more likely to have active lifestyles, maintain healthy diets and have more self-con
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 29, 2017 00:24
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Smoking and risk of breast cancer in the Generations Study cohort [FREE FULL TEXT]

Smoking was associated with a modest but significantly increased risk of breast cancer, particularly among women who started smoking at adolescent or peri-menarcheal ages. The relative risk of breast cancer associated with smoking was greater for women w
BioMed Central (uk)
added Dec 1, 2017 02:28
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Smoking study personalizes treatment

A simple blood test is allowing Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) researchers to determine which patients should be prescribed varenicline (Chantix) to stop smoking and which patients could do just as well, and avoid side effects, by using a ni
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Nov 17, 2017 21:34
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Environmental factors may trigger lupus onset and progression

While genetics play a role in the development of Lupus, a systemic autoimmune disease that can attack any organ system in the human body, so do environmental triggers, such as particulates in air pollution... Cigarette smoking contains multiple triggers,
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Nov 17, 2017 15:19
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The "Healthier" Version Of Smoking Is More Harmful To Youthful Users Than It Seems

New research presented at the 2017 Society for Risk Analysis (SRA) Annual Conference suggests a link between VPN use, now a $3.5 billion industry, and neurotoxicity, immune cell suppression, and cardiovascular disease.
PR Newswire
added Nov 17, 2017 21:59
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Genomic Subtypes of Non-invasive Bladder Cancer with Distinct Metabolic Profile and Female Gender Bias in KDM6A Mutation Frequency

Improved prognostic biomarkers and localized therapy are needed for this large patient group. We defined two major genomic subtypes of primary stage Ta tumors. One of these was characterized by loss of 9q including TSC1, increased KI67 labeling index, upr
Cell
added Nov 14, 2017 12:43
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