Smoking Leads To Y Chromosome Loss & Cancer

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A study has found that men who smoke tobacco are over three times more likely than non-smokers to experience Y chromosome loss. This loss of Y chromosomes has been previously linked to increase risks of cancer. Additionally, this research may explain why smoking is deadlier for men than women. A … Continue reading

Children Exposed To Tobacco Smoke At Increased Risk For COPD

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Passive smoking (second hand smoke) can jump start Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) among children. COPD is any disorder that restricts or obstructs bronchial airflow. In the case of COPD, the block is permanent and worsens over time. Research suggests two ways of how COPD begins. “First is the common fast decline … Continue reading