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[Minnesota] VAPING COULD RAISE RISK OF CANCER, STUDY FINDS

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
Newsweek
added Aug 20, 2018 16:13
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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
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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
ScienceDaily
added Aug 21, 2018 15:50
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[France] Secondhand smoke increases risk of children developing arthritis later in life

A new study in the journal Rheumatology indicates that being exposed to secondhand smoke in childhood could increase the risk of someone developing arthritis as an adult.
EurekAlert
added Aug 15, 2018 14:53
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[Massachusetts] Black Women’s Lupus Risk Increases with Smoking, Decreases with Moderate Drinking

The investigators assessed data from the Black Women’s Health Study... toxic substances from cigarette smoke have been associated with oxidative stress and autoantibody production, and they can directly damage proteins and DNA, the authors wrote....both
BU Bridge (Boston University)
added Aug 11, 2018 14:58
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Predicting smoking abstinence with biological and self-report measures of adherence to varenicline: Impact on pharmacogenetic trial outcomes

Adherence based on salivary varenicline, rather than on pill counts, is predictive of Week 1 abstinence, irrespective of the biomarker of abstinence assessed, and of long-term abstinence. Direct measures of adherence enhance the ability to assess the imp
Drug and Alcohol Dependence
added Aug 5, 2018 02:06
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Study Clarifies Mutation Role in NSCLC

Loss of the resistance gene targeted by osimertinib (Tagrisso) led to early emergence of resistance involving competing mechanisms in patients with previously treated non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC), a multicenter cohort study showed.
MedPage Today
added Aug 4, 2018 15:24
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Genomes, Not Tobacco, Seen As Key to This Tech Player’s Comeback

Venture Corp. has lost over a third of its market value... Analysts said revenue growth at Singapore’s biggest technology company is increasingly fueled by business from the medical and life sciences sectors and that this should dispel lingering concerns
Bloomberg News
added Aug 2, 2018 23:47
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Cumulative smoking dose affects the clinical outcomes of EGFR-mutated lung adenocarcinoma patients treated with EGFR-TKIs: a retrospective study

We aimed to investigate the effect of cumulative smoking dose(CSD) on clinical outcomes, including progression-free survival (PFS) and overall survival (OS)... CSD is an important predictive and prognostic factor in patients with EGFR-mutated lung adenoca
BioMed Central (uk)
added Jul 29, 2018 22:39
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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.
Drugs.com
added Jul 29, 2018 22:42
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