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Why Do Men Get Cancer More Often Than Women? Genetics Is To Blame

Andrew Lane, co-senior author of the study, said: “Across virtually every type of cancer, occurrence rates are higher in males than in females. In some cases, the difference might be very small - just a few percent - but in certain cancers, incidence is
Huffington Post (blog)
added Nov 24, 2016 15:13
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Study reveals genetic explanation for cancer's higher incidence in males than females

Females, it turns out, carry an extra copy of certain protective genes in their cells - an additional line of defense against the cells growing out of control - the investigators report in a paper published online by Nature Genetics. Though not solely re
Medical News TODAY(UK)
added Nov 24, 2016 15:12
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[Asia, India] Lung cancer on the rise in non-smokers

"In the US, lung cancer in never-smokers is now considered the 6th most common cause of cancer deaths. While in India, we do not have any such consolidated estimates. In recent years, doctors have witnessed an increasing number of cases in which the pati
Times of India
added Nov 22, 2016 16:44
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Genetic Risk, Smoking Behavior And The Question Of False Reassurance

The idea is that genetic findings of lower risk for anything might de-motivate individuals from good health habits...smokers who learned they were at lower genetic risk for smoking-related diseases might be less inclined to quit.
Huffington Post (blog)
added Nov 22, 2016 23:57
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Are healthy smokers really healthy? [FREE FULL TEXT]

Actually, ‘healthy smokers’ are not healthy. This narrative review focuses on the smoking related pathophysiologic changes mainly in the respiratory system of healthy smokers, including inflammation and immune changes, genetic alterations, structural cha
BioMed Central (uk)
added Feb 27, 2017 10:22
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DNA Isn't Destiny: Healthy Living Can Overcome Genes Linked to Heart Disease

New research shows that people can minimize an inherited risk for heart attack by living right -- exercising, eating healthy, staying slim and quitting smoking. Even with a little effort in these areas, people can cut their high genetic risk of heart di
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Nov 14, 2016 00:08
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Genetic Heart Disease Risk Eased by Healthy Habits, Study Finds

A new analysis of data from more than 55,000 people provides an answer. It finds that by living right — by not smoking... Meanwhile, the new study shows a new way to think about genes and lifestyle, researchers say....“If you are dealt a bad hand, there
New York Times
added Nov 13, 2016 23:53
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E-cig vapor does not induce genetic mutations associated with cigarette smoke exposure

Scientists at British American Tobacco used a method called the Ames test to compare the mutagenic potential of cigarette smoke with that of vapour from Vype ePen, a commercially available e-cigarette. DNA mutations result in genetic instability, which m
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Nov 8, 2016 19:06
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E-cig vapor does not induce genetic mutations associated with cigarette smoke exposure

Scientists at British American Tobacco used a method called the Ames test to compare the mutagenic potential of cigarette smoke with that of vapour from Vype ePen, a commercially available e-cigarette. DNA mutations result in genetic instability, which m
EurekAlert
added Nov 4, 2016 23:37
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[UK] DNA study lays bare devastating damage caused by smoking

The devastating impact of cigarette smoke on the body’s DNA has been laid bare by the first comprehensive study into the damage tobacco inflicts on human cells. People who smoke a pack of cigarettes each day for a year develop on average 150 extra mutat
The Guardian (uk)
added Nov 4, 2016 14:45
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