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[California] Juul e-cigarettes pose addiction risk for young users

The findings, from an ongoing Stanford project addressing the use and perceptions of tobacco products by California youth, were published Oct. 19 in JAMA Network Open. “I was surprised and concerned that so many youths were using Juul more frequently t
Stanford University School of Medicine
added Oct 19, 2018 17:53
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VIDEO: E-Cigarettes: What Do We Know?

pointed out that lacking data don’t allow for a real conclusion. While at the 2018 CHEST Annual Meeting in San Antonio, TX, Hayes sat down with MD Magazine® to explain what data is known about e-cigarettes in relation to tobacco cessation efforts and wha
MD Magazine
added Oct 19, 2018 17:49
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[UK] Young Smokers study in Southampton

Researchers in Southampton and London have launched a national study which aims to pinpoint when lung health starts to decline in young adult smokers. Led by Professor Tom Wilkinson at the NIHR Southampton Biomedical Research Centre, it is hoped the pro
Southern Daily Echo (uk)
added Oct 19, 2018 17:19
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[UK] About the organisers

The tenancy at the Royal Society and engagement with many of the speakers is subject to ensuring that there is no direct engagement with the tobacco industry and that the programme maintains scientific and educational merit. Smooth Events, has a proven
E-Cigarette Summit (uk)
added Oct 19, 2018 12:21
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Scripps researchers successfully test potential new smoking-cessation treatment in rodents

the scientists gave nicotine-dependent rats an engineered enzyme that breaks down nicotine in the bloodstream before it can reach the brain. Treatment quickly reduced the animals' motivation to take nicotine, reversed their signs of nicotine dependence, a
News-Medical.net
added Oct 19, 2018 12:09
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Cancer and genetics: Why smoking threatens more than just your lungs

Cancer researchers have often theorized that environmental exposures (such as smoking) may be able to drive epigenetic changes, which could change the behavior of certain cancer-causing genes without a change to the gene’s sequence (i.e. a mutation). This
Genetic Literacy Project
added Oct 19, 2018 12:04
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[California] UCSF agrees to $150K settlement over sexual harassment claim

As part of the settlement, UC and Glantz denied all of Neeley’s allegations. UCSF and Glantz declined to comment. But Glantz, in a rebuttal of the lawsuit’s allegations posted on his blog, cited “extensive written records” that he said refute Neeley’s
San Francisco (CA) Chronicle
added Oct 19, 2018 01:22
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Climate change doubters are finalists for Environmental Protection Agency Science Advisory Board

said that Enstrom's research, which has vastly different conclusions from those of the majority of scientists, justifies rolling back EPA regulations on air pollution... "His research shows that the EPA PM2.5 NAAQS is scientifically unjustified and must u
Science
added Oct 19, 2018 12:15
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Vape flavors can make nasty new chemicals in your e-liquid

There are more than 7,000 e-liquid flavors out there, and they’re pretty controversial. Right now, regulators and lawmakers are weighing how to regulate them... “YOU DON’T WANT HARM REPLACEMENT."
The Verge (Vox Media)
added Oct 19, 2018 12:15
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[Denmark] Smoking Ups Risk of Myeloproliferative Neoplasms Overall and by Subtype

Previous studies linking smoking with MPNs were conducted in women's cohorts and with various definitions of MPNs. For this study, researchers conducted a cohort study with register-based follow-up of selected people from the general population from Denm
Oncology Nurse Advisor
added Oct 19, 2018 12:10
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