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Y men are more likely to get cancer than women

Aside from the well-known dramatic increase it causes in the risk of lung cancer, smoking has now been found to obliterate a chromosome in blood cells that could offer vital protection against cancer growth elsewhere in the body.
New Scientist
added Dec 5, 2014 10:55

Scientists find why male smokers may run even higher health risks

Male smokers are three times more likely than non-smoking men to lose their Y chromosomes, according to research which may explain why men develop and die from many cancers at disproportionate rates compared to women.
added Dec 5, 2014 10:54

Why Smoking Causes Cancer In More Men Than Women

Men who smoke may be at greater risk for lung cancer than their female counterparts, according to a new study in the journal Science. That might be because smoking reduces the number of Y chromosomes in blood cells. Previous research has shown that when
TIME Magazine
added Dec 4, 2014 21:18
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Newborns of mothers who smoke during pregnancy have altered stress hormones, DNA

Researchers from The Miriam Hospital have studied the effects of smoking during pregnancy and its impact on the stress response in newborn babies. Their research indicates that newborns of mothers who smoke cigarettes during pregnancy show lower levels of
added Dec 4, 2014 20:26

Prolonged passive smoking may increase lung cancer risk in women

Women who have never smoked but are exposed to smoking in the home for more than 30 years are at an increased risk of developing lung cancer compared with women without this passive smoking exposure, suggest researchers.
added Dec 4, 2014 20:26

[Michigan] FOUNTAIN: Veto e-cigarette bills and classify vapor products as tobacco

The bottom line is simple. E-cigarettes subject unknowing mothers-to-be and their unborn children to nicotine—and the link to nicotine and pre-term birth, low birth weight and fetal injury is clear. I fully support Governor Snyder’s call to classify e-c
MLive blogs
added Dec 4, 2014 06:54

[Tennessee] Tobacco pact funds earmarked for local prevention programs

Knox County will get to spend $327,041 per year on tobacco use prevention. But that's a fraction of the money it could save, said Michael Thomas, program manager with Knox County Health Department. "Based on 2011 data, if we reduced the number of pregna
Knoxville (TN) News-Sentinel
added Dec 3, 2014 19:10

[Asia, Mid-east, Saudi Arabia] Saudi- Women benefit from anti-smoking clinics

Six hundred and sixty-one female smokers have visited anti-smoking clinics recently said Ali Al-Wadae'e general supervisor of the anti-smoking program. 'The number of patients registered with anti-smoking clinics has reached 7200 of which 994 visit 'fixe
added Dec 2, 2014 07:26

Only 1% of Women Know This About Lung Cancer

only 1% identified lung cancer as a “top-of-mind” cancer affecting women. The fact is, lung cancer is the number one cancer killer of women (and men, too). While new cases of lung cancer have dropped by 35% in men over the past 35 years, they’ve doubled
added Dec 2, 2014 06:31

[Australia] Smoking early is linked to chronic period pain

studied a large population sample of 9,000 women, all of whom were taking part in the Australian Longitudinal Study on Women’s Health, from 1996 onwards. Every three to four years between 2000 and 2012, the women were asked about the frequency of severe p
Irish Medical Times (ie)
added Nov 28, 2014 14:32
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