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Childhood cancer rates highest in Northeast, new CDC map shows

Cancer rates are so low in children it's hard to say why there's regional variation. / About 15,000 children and teens, 19 and younger, are diagnosed with cancer each year in the U.S. About 10,000 cases of cancer are diagnosed in kids 14 and younger. Su
NBC News
added Jun 29, 2018 18:01
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[UK] Why non-smokers are getting lung cancer

Researchers aren’t sure why. But there is some science to suggest that women might react differently to nicotine, and that women’s DNA is damaged more easily and more profoundly by carcinogens in tobacco. The health risks to women also may be becoming a
BBC Online
added Jun 28, 2018 03:46
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Genetic Susceptibility to Thirdhand Smoke induced Lung Cancer Development

One major question is how genetic factors influence susceptibility to THS induced health effects, especially tumor development and whether there is a specific age window-of-susceptibility for these effects. By addressing these questions, we will provide a
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jun 17, 2018 08:21
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[UK] Smoking cannabis can harm unborn babies who were conceived years after their parents stopped using the drug, startling study suggests

Scientists say there is growing evidence that adolescent indulgence leaves a lasting genetic imprint – which is passed down to children through altered DNA in sperm and egg. Our genes can be subtly altered by what we experience in life – such as food we
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 4, 2018 15:15
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Genetic obesity risk tied to smoking

The findings might indicate that extra body fat influences the likelihood of taking up smoking and how heavily a person smokes, or that the urges to overeat and to smoke may share some genetic origins, the authors note in The BMJ.
Reuters
added May 30, 2018 20:28
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Receptor proteins that respond to nicotine may help fat cells burn energy

The same proteins that moderate nicotine dependence in the brain may be involved in regulating metabolism by acting directly on certain types of fat cells, new research from the University of Michigan Life Sciences Institute shows. Previous research by
ScienceDaily
added May 24, 2018 18:19
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[UK] Obese people are more likely to smoke due to 'addictive' genes drawing them to nicotine and fatty foods, study finds

Genetic mutations may draw obese smokers to addictive behaviours, causing them to indulge in both nicotine and fattening foods, according to the researchers. Previous research suggests smokers take in fewer calories, therefore obese people may start smo
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 24, 2018 16:17
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Understanding Environmental Disparities in Lung Disease—and What Can Be Done

Bose said this is frustrating when children are being exposed to secondhand smoke; unfortunately, “they are not at liberty to change a lot of the behaviors that they’re being exposed to.”
The American Journal of Managed Care
added May 21, 2018 15:07
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Common and rare variants genetic association analysis of cigarettes per day among ever smokers in COPD cases and controls

we found genome-wide significant associations on chromosome 15q25 with CPD for common variants, but not for rare coding variants. These results were directionally consistent among COPD cases and controls.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added May 19, 2018 03:45
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Smoking, Systemic Inflammation, and Airflow Limitation: A Mendelian Randomization Analysis of 98 085 Individuals from the General Population

The association between higher tobacco consumption and higher systemic inflammation may be causal, and the association is stronger among current smokers compared to former smokers, indicating that smoking cessation may reduce the effects of smoking on sy
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Apr 25, 2018 17:52
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