News tagged with cigarette smoke

Smoking influences gene function, scientists say

In the largest study of its kind, researchers at the Southwest Foundation for Biomedical Research (SFBR) have found that exposure to cigarette smoke can alter gene expression -- the process by which a gene's information is ...

dateJul 13, 2010 in Genetics
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CDC: American cigarettes contain more carcinogens

Cigarette-smoking Americans receive higher doses of the most potent carcinogens than do smokers in many foreign countries because of variations in the way tobacco is processed for cigarettes, researchers from the Centers ...

dateJun 03, 2010 in Health
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A doctor's referral for better fitness

People visit physicians to get or stay healthy, but should questions about physical activity be a part of these visits, too -- every time? The American College of Sports Medicine and its Exercise is Medicine program think ...

dateJun 02, 2010 in Health
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