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Paternal nicotine exposure alters hepatic xenobiotic metabolism in offspring

Paternal exposure to nicotine prior to reproduction induced a broad protective response to multiple xenobiotics in male offspring. This effect manifested as increased survival following injection of toxic levels of either nicotine or cocaine, accompanied
eLife Sciences (uk)
added Feb 15, 2017 14:46
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New Study Compares the Effects of Direct Exposure to Cigarette Smoke or e-Cigarette Vapor

Researchers reported changes in the expression levels of 123 genes when reconstituted lung tissue was exposed to cigarette smoke, compared to only two genes that could be confirmed following exposure to e-cigarette aerosols.
Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., publishers
added Feb 10, 2017 19:59
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Researchers evaluate biological effects of exposure to cigarette smoke versus e-cigarette aerosols

study published in Applied In Vitro Toxicology, a peer-reviewed publication from Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., publishers. The article is part of a special issue on Next Generation Nicotine Products and is available to media contacts upon request. Anisha Baner
News-Medical.net
added Feb 10, 2017 19:57
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[UK] Genes point to who develops lung disease, study finds

The world's biggest probe of the genetics of lung health yielded 43 new gene variants linked to chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), a major cause of death....People with the wrong genetic makeup who also smoke are especially at risk, a team of s
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Feb 7, 2017 16:53
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Thirdhand Smoke Now Found Detrimental to Health

Exposure to thirdhand smoke leads to biological effects on weight and cell development that could be damaging to one's health, according to new research led by investigators at the Department of Energy's Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley La
Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News
added Feb 7, 2017 00:47
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[UK] E-cigarettes ARE safer than tobacco, study confirms: Vaporizers harmed just 2 genes in human lungs - compared to 123 genes mutated by cigarette smoke

But a new set of experiments performed in the UK have shown lung tissue is barely affected at all by e-cigarettes - compared to the crippling affect cigarette smoke has one our organs. Lungs exposed to tobacco suffered changes in 123 genes - mutating c
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 7, 2017 00:03
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[China] Pollution Leads to Greater Risk of Dementia Among Older Women, Study Says

“Although the link between air pollution and Alzheimer’s disease is a new scientific frontier, we now have evidence that air pollution, like tobacco, is dangerous to the aging brain,” he added. Women with the genetic variant APOE4, which increases the r
New York Times
added Feb 4, 2017 15:31
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[California] The surprising link between air pollution and Alzheimer’s disease

For older women, breathing air that is heavily polluted by vehicle exhaust and other sources of fine particulates nearly doubles the likelihood of developing dementia, finds a study published Tuesday. And the cognitive effects of air pollution are dramat
Los Angeles Times
added Feb 2, 2017 05:33
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What Did Neanderthals Leave to Modern Humans? Some Surprises

Neanderthal DNA can mean you’re more likely to get hooked on nicotine, even though there were no tobacco plants in archaic Europe. We think this might be because there’s a bit of Neanderthal DNA right next to a human gene that’s a neurotransmitter implic
New York Times
added Jan 20, 2017 14:41
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A surprise advance in the treatment of adult cancers

Researchers at the RI-MUHC have made a discovery that could improve care for about 15% of patients with head and neck cancer linked to alcohol and tobacco use
McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) (ca)
added Jan 18, 2017 17:53
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