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[UK] Grand-maternal smoking in pregnancy and grandchild’s autistic traits and diagnosed autism [FREE FULL TEXT]

We find an association between maternal grandmother smoking in pregnancy and grand daughters having adverse scores in Social Communication and Repetitive Behaviour measures that are independently predictive of diagnosed autism. In line with this, we show
Scientific Reports
added Apr 28, 2017 21:03
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Acute exposure to Vype vapor has limited impact on gene expression in human lung cells

the profile of genes that are switched on and off can be used to understand whether exposure to an aerosol has had a toxic effect Scientists at [BAT] used nicotine as a reference point and exposed MucilAir™, a realistic in vitro 3D model of a human airwa
EurekAlert
added Apr 18, 2017 16:48
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Health Highlights: April 11, 2017: Parental Smoking Linked to Gene Changes in Childhood Leukemia

this new study is the first to link parental smoking with specific genetic changes in the tumor cells of the cancer, CBS News reported. The association was strongest among children who were exposed to parental smoking during infancy, but were also found
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Apr 11, 2017 21:59
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Parents' smoking tied to genetic changes in kids with cancer

Parents who smoke may contribute to genetic changes in children that are associated with the development and progression of the most common type of childhood cancer, a new study finds. While previous research has established the link between parental –
CBS
added Apr 11, 2017 22:02
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NIESEL: Smoking Mutates You

researchers solved part of the puzzle when they discovered that smoking causes extensive damage to DNA in the genome of the tissues directly exposed to smoke and also in organs all over the body. Smoking is associated with at least 17 types of cancer, an
Huffington Post (blog)
added Apr 7, 2017 17:22
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Parental smoking linked to genetic changes found in childhood cancer

Smoking by either parent helps promote genetic deletions in children that are associated with the development and progression of the most common type of childhood cancer, according to research headed by UC San Francisco. While the strongest associations
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Apr 5, 2017 10:17
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Can tobacco clean up its act?

Emerging tobacco products have cleaner chemistry than cigarettes but regulators remain leery of their benefit—and the companies developing them... But PMI’s data are meant to do more than build trust with the public. They may also help PMI secure FDA app
American Chemical Society
added Mar 29, 2017 19:31
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[Maryland] Baltimore beckons BAT scientists for key international tox conference

Top scientists from BAT headed to Maryland, USA to present new research at the Society of Toxicology (SOT) Annual Meeting. The SOT Opens new window is a US-based professional association “dedicated to creating a safer and healthier world by advancing t
BAT Science.com
added Mar 29, 2017 15:59
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Two thirds of cancers caused by random genetic mistakes: U.S. study

Though most cancers are due to bad luck, people should not ignore sound public health advice that can help people avoid preventable cancers, including maintaining a healthy weight and avoiding environmental risk factors such as smoking, the team said.
Reuters
added Mar 23, 2017 22:01
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Most Cancers Caused by Random DNA Copying Errors

But not all cancers have the same causation profile, and lifestyle and environment can still have a big influence on cancer risk. For example, in lung cancer, the leading cancer killer, 65 percent of mutations that cause the disease are environmental in
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Mar 23, 2017 21:55
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