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In ‘Enormous Success,’ Scientists Tie 52 Genes to Human Intelligence

The genetic variants that raise intelligence also tend to pop up more frequently in people who have never smoked. Some of them also are found more often in people who take up smoking but quit successfully.
New York Times
added May 23, 2017 12:31
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Leveraging genomic data in smoking cessation trials in the era of Precision Medicine: Why and how

In an era of Precision Medicine it is vital to collect biological data within clinical trials and to integrate their analysis within the outcomes of the trial. The identification of genomic biomarkers that affect treatment response to smoking cessation t
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added May 13, 2017 01:45
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The Value of Biosamples in Smoking Cessation Trials: A Review of Genetic, Metabolomic, and Epigenetic Findings

These results provide important incentive for smoking cessation researchers to collect biosamples and perform genotyping in research studies and clinical trials.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added May 5, 2017 16:36
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Smoking weakens a gene that protects arteries: study

People who smoke cigarettes may boost their risk of clogged heart arteries by weakening a gene that is otherwise protective of these important blood vessels, US researchers said Monday. The findings point to a genetic explanation for how smoking can lea
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added May 2, 2017 15:28
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Smoking-related heart disease tied to effects of a single gene

Many people have a protective gene type that reduces levels of an enzyme connected to artery-clogging fatty plaques and CHD. However, in people carrying this gene, smoking counteracts the protective effect.
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added May 2, 2017 15:27
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Scientists find a likely genetic driver of smoking-related heart disease

has uncovered a molecule that may at least partly explain the smoking-CHD connection. Their findings are published this week in the journal Circulation. The molecule is an enzyme called ADAMTS7 that is normally produced in the linings of blood vessels. S
Science Magazine
added May 2, 2017 15:25
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[UK] Grandmothers’ smoking linked to autism traits in granddaughters, study finds

Researchers say findings are 'statistically significant', but call for further research before conclusions can be drawn on causality
The Independent (uk)
added Apr 28, 2017 21:04
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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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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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