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Paternal Smoking Can Affect Multiple Generations of Descendants

A major finding from our study is that the effects of paternal nicotine exposure are transmitted to descendants via epigenetic modification of spermatozoal the DNA by nicotine. Future research could examine how nicotine produces these epigenetic changes
MedicalResearch.com
added Oct 19, 2018 10:53
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using e-cigarettes increases likelihood of using cigarettes among youth, study finds

The study further underscores concerns that e-cigarettes are acting as entry nicotine products that may lead to the use of more harmful and toxic nicotine products, such as combustible cigarettes. Using both e-cigarettes and cigarettes at the same time —
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Oct 19, 2018 02:20
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[Montana] NIEMANN: Public Health: Beware of tobacco in sheep’s clothing

The variety of flavors, brightly colored packaging, and youthful styling are all marketing tactics to get our children addicted to nicotine. It’s our job to support policies that protect our children and teach them to make healthy decisions that will ser
Helena (MT) Independent Record
added Oct 19, 2018 02:02
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[UK] WONDER QUIT DRUG Drug developed to help smokers pack in the habit without withdrawal symptoms

Scientists have created a medicine that breaks down nicotine in the blood before it can deliver a hit to the brain... Tests in hooked rats showed it quickly reduced their desire to take the addictive substance. It also reversed their signs of dependence
The Sun (uk)
added Oct 18, 2018 15:40
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An enzymatic approach reverses nicotine dependence, decreases compulsive-like intake, and prevents relapse [FREE FULL TEXT]

Chronic administration of NicA2-J1, an engineered nicotine-degrading enzyme that was originally isolated from Pseudomonas putida S16, completely prevented nicotine from reaching the brain and reversed somatic signs of withdrawal
Science Advances (Science Magazine)
added Oct 18, 2018 15:38
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Scientists Closer to Drug That Cuts Nicotine Dependence

Researchers say they've created an enzyme that might one day reduce nicotine cravings in smokers. The scientists gave the enzyme to nicotine-dependent rats and found it broke down nicotine in the bloodstream before it could reach the brain. This quickly
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Oct 17, 2018 20:49
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AHA: Why It's So Hard to Quit Smoking

The science behind why it's so difficult to quit smoking is crystal clear: Nicotine is addictive -- reportedly as addictive as cocaine or heroin. Yet any adult can stroll into a drug store and buy a pack of cigarettes, no questions asked.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Oct 17, 2018 20:48
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Is nicotine addiction linked to cannabinoid receptors in the brain?

The human brain contains specialized neurons that respond to cannabinoids. A reduction in the number of working cannabinoid receptors has been linked to both marijuana and alcohol dependence. However, many patients with psychiatric disorders also smoke t
Medical News Bulletin (ca)
added Oct 17, 2018 10:16
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Nicotine exposure of male mice produces behavioral impairment in multiple generations of descendants [FREE FULL TEXT]

Our findings show that nicotine exposure of male mice produces behavioral changes in multiple generations of descendants. Nicotine-induced changes in spermatozoal DNA methylation are a plausible mechanism for the transgenerational transmission of the phen
PLoS (Public Library of Science)
added Oct 17, 2018 10:06
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Father's nicotine use can cause cognitive problems in children and grandchildren

A father's exposure to nicotine may cause cognitive deficits in his children and even grandchildren, according to a study in mice publishing on October 16 in the open-access journal PLOS Biology by Pradeep Bhide of Florida State University in Tallahassee
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Oct 17, 2018 10:05
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