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E-cigarettes cause as much damage to DNA as regular tobacco, new study finds

The devices which contain nicotine-based liquid could be as harmful as unfiltered cigarettes when it comes to causing DNA damage, according to University of Connecticut (UConn) scientists. They also found that the vapour from non-nicotine e-cigs caused
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 14, 2017 21:10
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Largest genome-wide study of lung cancer susceptibility identifies new causes

Although tobacco smoking is the main risk factor, past studies have shown heritability of lung cancer estimated at 18%. Previous genomewide association studies have identified several lung cancer susceptibility loci but most of its heritability remains un
EurekAlert
added Jun 13, 2017 20:59
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Where cigarette smoking's damage is done... down to your DNA

Now, for the first time, UNC School of Medicine scientists created a method for effectively mapping that DNA damage at high resolution across the genome. The innovation comes from the laboratory of Nobel laureate Aziz Sancar, MD, PhD, the Sarah Graham Ke
ScienceDaily
added Jun 13, 2017 06:38
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E-Cigarettes ‘Potentially As Harmful As Tobacco Cigarettes’

Using a new low-cost, 3-D printed testing device, UConn researchers found that e-cigarettes loaded with a nicotine-based liquid are potentially as harmful as unfiltered cigarettes when it comes to causing DNA damage.
Public.
added Jun 12, 2017 21:41
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E-cigarettes potentially as harmful as tobacco cigarettes, UConn study shows

Using a new low-cost, 3-D printed testing device, UConn researchers found that e-cigarettes loaded with a nicotine-based liquid are potentially as harmful as unfiltered cigarettes when it comes to causing DNA damage. The researchers also found that vapo
EurekAlert
added Jun 12, 2017 14:54
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Vapor from novel tobacco hybrid device minimally impacts human cells

New laboratory data reveal that vapour from a novel hybrid tobacco heating product (THP) iFuse and two standard THPs produced little or no effect on human cells in biological testing. ‘Our results suggest that these standard THPs and our novel hybrid pr
Science Magazine
added Jun 5, 2017 14:19
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Testing familial transmission of smoking with two different research designs

Shared family environment influences smoking, over and above genetic factors. Genetic risk of smoking heaviness was only important for individuals exposed to smoking during childhood, versus those not exposed (GxE).
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jun 1, 2017 20:49
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[Asia, India] Even after a partial ban on smoking

Despite ban on smoking by the government in public places, offices, educational institutions, etc. it seems smoking is on a rise, which can be justified by the fact that lung cancer in Kashmir is rapidly rising which is directly related to smoking in 80%
Greater Kashmir (in)
added Jun 1, 2017 02:21
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[Canada] PREVENTION AS A CURE

The dramatic plunge in smoking rates since the 1960s has saved 800,000 lives in the United States alone and accounts for most of the recent drop in cancer mortality, a 2012 American study concluded. If any basic science or drug discovery had made even c
National Post (ca)
added May 24, 2017 02:30
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'Smart genes' account for 20% of our intelligence: 40 newly found genes suggests smart people are tall, thin and unlikely to smoke

people with the genes were more likely to have high educational achievements, and were also likely to be taller, not to smoke, and to have autism spectrum disorder. In contrast, people with the intelligence genes were less likely to have Alzheimer's dise
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 23, 2017 12:34
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