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Smoking a pack a day for a year causes 150 mutations...

An infographic describing the yearly number of mutations produced in a given type of cell by smoking a pack of cigarettes a day. Credit:...

Smoking has a very broad, long-lasting impact on the human genome

Smoking leaves its "footprint" on the human genome in the form of DNA methylation, a process by which cells control gene activity, according to...

Maternal smoking could lead to an increased risk for Tourette syndrome,...

Smoking while pregnant has been associated with several behavioral manifestations in children, including neuropsychiatric difficulties such as chronic tic disorders and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).Credit:...

Does longer walking distance to buy cigarettes increase quitting among smokers?

Walking one-third of a mile longer from home to the nearest tobacco shop to buy cigarettes was associated with increased odds that smokers would...

Do you know what you’re smoking? Research suggests that you don’t

There is little awareness of the chemical components of cigarette smoke amongst US adults, even though many of them report having looked for relevant...

Female smokers more likely to kick the habit by ‘timing’ their...

Women who want to quit smoking may have better success by carefully timing their quit date with optimal days within their menstrual cycle, according...

Tobacco smoke makes germs more resilient

The mouth is one of the dirtiest parts of the body, home to millions of germs. But puffing cigarettes can increase the likelihood that...

Effects of maternal smoking continue long after birth

Early exposure to nicotine can trigger widespread genetic changes that affect formation of connections between brain cells long after birth, a new Yale-led study...

Exercise helps adults with high-anxiety sensitivity quit smoking

Exercise helps smokers with a high risk for cessation failure due to emotional distress finally kick the habit, according to psychologists at The University...

E-cigarette use in UK almost doubled in 2 years, says Europe-wide...

The number of people in the UK who have tried e-cigarettes has almost doubled in just two years, according to a new study.The research,...

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