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[UK] Bad lifestyles are to blame for 2,500 cancer cases a week as experts say the disease is not simply caused by genes or 'bad luck'

More than 2,500 cancer cases diagnosed every week in the UK are preventable by making simple lifestyle changes, research has found. Almost four in ten of all cancers could be avoided by switching to a healthier diet, doing more exercise and giving up sm
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 23, 2018 20:09

The FDA Wants to Take Nicotine Out of Tobacco. How Do You Do That?

What the FDA is proposing is called a low-nicotine-content cigarette, in which the actual amount of nicotine in the product is capped at a certain amount,..One way to do this is through genetic engineering. This means that scientists would modify genes in (Yahoo!)
added Mar 18, 2018 01:12

Teen Scientists Win $1.8 Million at Regeneron Science Talent Search 2018 with Top Awards for Novel Research on Crop Blight, Vaping and Rare Disease

Second place and $175,000 went to Natalia Orlovsky, 18... exposure to e-cigarette vapors did not change a lung cell's DNA, as does cigarette smoke, Natalia found that fluids of varying flavors and nicotine content did produce a potent stress response ass
PR Newswire
added Mar 14, 2018 21:15

TOC: Volume 20, Issue 4 April 2018

Use of Electronic Cigarettes Leads to Significant Beta2-Nicotinic Acetylcholine Receptor Occupancy: Evidence From a PET Imaging Study / Cerebellar Gray Matter Reductions Associate With Decreased Functional Connectivity in Nicotine-Dependent Individuals
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Mar 9, 2018 19:27

Researchers use cigarette smoking behavior to identify genes that regulate blood pressure

Scientists discovered the new genetic regions—and confirmed the role of many previously known ones—by looking specifically at cigarette smoking behavior, one of many lifestyle factors that impact blood pressure. .."We know that blood pressure is influence
Medical Xpress (
added Mar 2, 2018 18:03

ARCHIVE: ‘Lung-in-the-lab’ shows e-cigarette vapour does not cause DNA damage in human cells

Scientists at British American Tobacco used lab-based cellular tests to examine the impact of cigarette smoke and Vype e-cigarette vapour on human lung cells. The most serious kind of DNA damage is double-strand break, which effectively means that both
added Feb 16, 2018 22:01

The Rebels Have a Cause and It’s Juul

“Who over 25 is looking for creme brulee as part of a smoking experience?”...Juul believes it is doing something globally valuable, acting as “part of the solution to end combustible smoking,’’ as its marketing material proclaims. A “Mission & Values” sta
New York Times
added Feb 16, 2018 18:00

Analyzing the genes related to nicotine addiction or schizophrenia via a pathway and network based approach [FREE FULL TEXT]

Our results illustrated that the biological processes underlying the comorbidity of nicotine addiction and schizophrenia was complex, and was likely induced by the dysfunction of multiple molecules and pathways.
Scientific Reports
added Feb 14, 2018 19:53

Study Explores Genetic Overlap Between Nicotine Addiction, Schizophrenia

A dozen genetic pathways may contribute to both schizophrenia risk and nicotine addiction susceptibility, new research suggests. Researchers from Tianjin Medical University and the University of South Florida (USF) set out to explore genetic contributor
added Feb 14, 2018 19:53

GLANTZ: Cellular evidence on how nicotine and e-cigarettes increase cancer risk in humans (and mice)

This paper is particularly important because it is identifying direct molecular mechanisms by which this damage occurs. This study also directly starts to fill the data gap identified in the recent National Academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicin
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Feb 1, 2018 03:29
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