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Smoking During Pregnancy, Nicotine Exposure In Utero Linked To Genetic Changes That May Increase Risk Of ADHD

According to an animal study from Yale University, in utero nicotine exposure may trigger widespread genetic changes that affect the formation of connections between brain cells long throughout an animal's life — a change that could be linked to attention
Medical Daily
added Jun 1, 2016 20:09
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Smoking in pregnancy increases the risk your baby will suffer ADHD and addiction - but now scientists know why

New Yale study shows nicotine triggers genetic changes that affect the formation of connections - synapses - between brain cells / Genetic changes found to be present in adult mice as well as infants
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 1, 2016 19:51

Effects of maternal smoking continue long after birth

Early exposure to nicotine can trigger widespread genetic changes that affect formation of connections between brain cells long after birth, a new Yale-led study has found. The finding helps explains why maternal smoking has been linked to behavioral cha
added May 30, 2016 19:28

[UK] Risk of breast cancer can be slashed with a healthy diet and regular exercise - even in those with a family history of the disease

Those classed as high risk but who have a low body mass index (BMI) and don't drink, smoke or use hormone therapy, had roughly the same risk as average white woman. The findings suggest a family history of the disease does not mean cancer is inevitabl
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 26, 2016 19:16

[UK] Humans are still evolving: Huge DNA study tracks how the British have changed since the Romans were in charge

Using huge datasets which captures genome data from people of European ancestry, they showed the change in frequency of an allele linked to nicotine receptors, which has been linked with making it harder or smokers to quit.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 18, 2016 16:55

[Canada] New study finds a genetic link between smoking and schizophrenia

Researchers found multiple genes related to both conditions, which supported two different but related conclusions. On the one hand, most of the genes strongly connected to schizophrenia were not found to directly contribute to smoking behaviours in patie
Cantech Letter (ca)
added May 16, 2016 19:54

Everyday stressors tied to sperm damage

“The important thing is that majority of factors which cause oxidative stress which result in DNA damage are due to our poor social habits and unhealthy lifestyle, and simple lifestyle interventions and quitting smoking and doing yoga and meditation can
added Apr 27, 2016 21:50
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Researchers Identify New Mechanism to Target ‘Undruggable’ Cancer Gene

A new study published in the April 20 issue of the journal Cell...has identified a new mechanism... Mutations in RAS genes (HRAS, KRAS and NRAS) are frequently observed in many of the most common and lethal tumors, including cancers of the pancreas, lung
Mount Sinai Hospital
added Apr 22, 2016 16:40

[New York] Cigarette company reports $8.5M in revenue, but deficits continue

Thomas James, vice president and general counsel, who told Business First the company has been in talks with university representatives, clinicians and researchers who want to partner with 22nd Century (NYSE MKT: XXII) on both tobacco and cannabinoid rese
Business First Of Buffalo
added Apr 18, 2016 21:58

[New York] Pioneer of Altered Nicotine Tobacco to Give Keynote Address at 22nd Century Group’s Annual Shareholder Meeting

Michael P. Timko, PhD, Professor of Biology and Public Health Sciences at The University of Virginia, will present the keynote address at 22nd Century Group’s annual shareholder meeting....a pioneer in the field of altering nicotine levels in tobacco. Pro
Business Wire
added Apr 18, 2016 19:43
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