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[Minnesota] Golden retrievers take part in study to fight cancer

enrolled their dogs into a national study, Morris Animal Foundation's Golden Retriever Lifetime Study...the study is getting closer to learning more about the connection with the dogs and cancer....6 percent of study dogs are exposed to secondhand smoke
Brainerd (MN) Daily Dispatch
added Feb 3, 2018 13:38

GLANTZ: Cellular evidence on how nicotine and e-cigarettes increase cancer risk in humans (and mice)

This paper is particularly important because it is identifying direct molecular mechanisms by which this damage occurs. This study also directly starts to fill the data gap identified in the recent National Academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicin
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Feb 1, 2018 03:29

[Arkansas] Four squirrel monkeys die during nicotine addiction study as experts slam FDA for 'taxpayer-funded torture'

The FDA issued a statement Friday saying the study was immediately put on hold in September when agency officials learned the four monkeys had died at the National Center for Toxicological Research, the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette reported. Three of the
AP - Associated Press
added Feb 1, 2018 01:43

E-cigarette smoke damages DNA and reduces repair activity in mouse lung, heart, and bladder as well as in human lung and bladder cells [FREE FULL TEXT]

results indicate that nicotine nitrosation occurs in vivo in mice and that E-cigarette smoke is carcinogenic to the murine lung and bladder and harmful to the murine heart. It is therefore possible that E-cigarette smoke may contribute to lung and bladder
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS)
added Jan 30, 2018 03:41

Smoke from e-cigarettes `may cause DNA damage and cancer´

In laboratory tests, mice exposed to e-cigarette smoke had higher levels of DNA damage in the heart, lungs and bladder than those breathing normal filtered air.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 30, 2018 03:38

Nicotine in E-Cigarettes Might Cause Cancers, Mouse Study Suggests

seems to damage DNA in ways that may increase cancer risk, a new study in mice suggests. The damage was seen both to DNA and its ability to repair itself, making cells more likely to mutate and develop into cancer, said lead researcher Moon-shong Tang, a
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jan 30, 2018 03:22

[UK] Vaping may raise cancer and heart disease risk, study suggests

Nicotine in e-cigarettes may convert into DNA-damaging chemicals, mouse trial indicates, but critics say results are irrelevant to humans
The Guardian (uk)
added Jan 29, 2018 18:37

Citing Deaths of Lab Monkeys, F.D.A. Ends an Addiction Study

The deaths of four squirrel monkeys used as subjects in a nicotine addiction study have prompted the [FDA] to shut down the research permanentl...mishaps drew the attention of many animal rights activists, including the celebrated primate expert Jane Goo
New York Times
added Jan 27, 2018 02:40
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[UK] Holiday healthcare heroes: ‘I want to reduce the lost years of smokers’

Linda Robinson leads East Coast Community Healthcare’s (ECCH) Stop Smoking team in Great Yarmouth – with the help of her guide dog Arrow. Arrow joins Linda, who has been partially sighted since the removal of a pituitary tumour six years ago, in every e
Eastern Daily Press (EDP) (uk)
added Dec 7, 2017 13:26

[Oklahoma] Smokeout event focuses on pet adoption

The Wellness Now Tobacco Use Prevention Workgroup has partnered with the Central Oklahoma Humane Society for the Great American Smokeout Partners for Life Pet Adoption Event. This year's event focuses not only on the effects smoking has on people, but a
The Oklahoman
added Nov 15, 2017 02:08
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