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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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In ‘Enormous Success,’ Scientists Tie 52 Genes to Human Intelligence

The genetic variants that raise intelligence also tend to pop up more frequently in people who have never smoked. Some of them also are found more often in people who take up smoking but quit successfully.
New York Times
added May 23, 2017 12:31
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Leveraging genomic data in smoking cessation trials in the era of Precision Medicine: Why and how

In an era of Precision Medicine it is vital to collect biological data within clinical trials and to integrate their analysis within the outcomes of the trial. The identification of genomic biomarkers that affect treatment response to smoking cessation t
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added May 13, 2017 01:45
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The Value of Biosamples in Smoking Cessation Trials: A Review of Genetic, Metabolomic, and Epigenetic Findings

These results provide important incentive for smoking cessation researchers to collect biosamples and perform genotyping in research studies and clinical trials.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added May 5, 2017 16:36
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Smoking weakens a gene that protects arteries: study

People who smoke cigarettes may boost their risk of clogged heart arteries by weakening a gene that is otherwise protective of these important blood vessels, US researchers said Monday. The findings point to a genetic explanation for how smoking can lea
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added May 2, 2017 15:28
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Smoking-related heart disease tied to effects of a single gene

Many people have a protective gene type that reduces levels of an enzyme connected to artery-clogging fatty plaques and CHD. However, in people carrying this gene, smoking counteracts the protective effect.
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added May 2, 2017 15:27
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Scientists find a likely genetic driver of smoking-related heart disease

has uncovered a molecule that may at least partly explain the smoking-CHD connection. Their findings are published this week in the journal Circulation. The molecule is an enzyme called ADAMTS7 that is normally produced in the linings of blood vessels. S
Science Magazine
added May 2, 2017 15:25
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[UK] Grandmothers’ smoking linked to autism traits in granddaughters, study finds

Researchers say findings are 'statistically significant', but call for further research before conclusions can be drawn on causality
The Independent (uk)
added Apr 28, 2017 21:04
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