News tagged with cigarette smoke

Scientists use DNA sequencing to attack lung cancer

Aided by next-generation DNA sequencing technology, an international team of researchers has gained insights into how more than 60 carcinogens associated with cigarette smoke bind to and chemically modify human DNA, ultimately ...

dateDec 16, 2009 in Cancer
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New research backs FDA ban on flavored cigarettes

New research showing that thrill-seeking teenagers are especially susceptible to fruit-flavored cigarettes is in line with the recent ban on the sale of flavored cigarettes by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in ...

dateDec 15, 2009 in Health
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Random DNA mix-ups not so random in cancer development

Researchers at the UC San Diego School of Medicine have pinpointed a mechanism that may help explain how chromosomal translocations - the supposedly random shuffling of large chunks of DNA that frequently lead to cancer - ...

dateDec 03, 2009 in Cancer
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