Navigation Links
New research discovers link between smoking and brain damage
Date:6/23/2009

e microglia significantly which subsequently harms the nerve cells," said Basu.

While other harmful side effects of smoking, such as lung disease, usually derive from tar or smoke this research suggests damage is not confined only to smoking. NNK is present in all forms of tobacco and therefore it can also enter the body through chewing.

The study also suggests that second hand smoking may lead to the same neuroinflamation conditions. Concentrations of NNK in tobacco can vary from 20-310 nanograms in cigarettes. However, NNK is also present in the smoke itself, smoke-filled air indoors may contain up to 26 nanograms of NNK. This means that both direct and second-hand smoking can lead to substantial measures of NNK intake.

"This research sheds light on the processes that lead to nerve cell damage in those who smoke cigarettes or consume tobacco products on regular basis," said Ghosh.


'/>"/>

Contact: Ben Norman
Benorman@wiley.com
44-124-377-0375
Wiley-Blackwell
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. Lupus Foundation of America Seeks Proposals for Research Studies on Childhood Lupus and Stem Cell Transplantation
2. Cardin Calls on NIH to Utilize Small Businesses for Extramural Research Projects
3. Market Research Firm Cites Oracle as Top Software Vendor for the Life Sciences Industry
4. Taiwans Science & Technology Policy Research and Information Center (STPI) and Thomson Reuters Sign MOU of Collaboration to Support Science & Technology Development
5. Researchers uncover approach for possibly eradicating HIV infection
6. UGA researchers achieve breakthrough in effort to develop tiny biological fuel cells
7. Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation awards prestigious fellowships to 17 top young scientists
8. McGill University receives almost $63 million under CFI program to support 5 research projects
9. Mayo researchers: Dramatic outcomes in prostate cancer study
10. The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Calls for Blood Cancer Research Program at the Department of Defense
11. Research from Dr. Charles Gerba Finds Average Toilet Paper & Towel Dispensers Have More Bacteria Than Average Toilet Seat
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:6/30/2015)... Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) , ... June 30, 2015 ... ... Duke Brain Tumor Center, has joined Allegheny Health Network (AHN) as ... research interests involve the management of primary brain tumors, brain metastases, leptomeningeal disease ...
(Date:6/30/2015)... , ... June 30, 2015 , ... ... call and communications software, Notify™, for the senior care sector. As an innovator ... helping senior housing facilities to become more efficient and offer residents better care. ...
(Date:6/30/2015)... ... ... India Network Foundation today announced a new PPO network, First ... that provides coverage for visitors to the United States. The First Health Network ... from most experienced health care professional close to their location. , One important factor ...
(Date:6/30/2015)... ... June 30, 2015 , ... Due to today’s housing market, many people cannot afford ... as they have to make adjustments as to how to carry laundry or groceries from ... laundry facilities in the basement or first floor of the home, and the bedrooms are ...
(Date:6/30/2015)... ... June 30, 2015 , ... Amerec, a division of TyloHelo Inc, ... through AEC Daily is now approved by the Interior Design Continuing Education Council for ... provides an overview and explanation of what sauna, steam, and far-infrared saunas are, where ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Noted Duke Brain Cancer Specialist to Direct Allegheny Health Network Neuro-Oncology Program 2Health News:Noted Duke Brain Cancer Specialist to Direct Allegheny Health Network Neuro-Oncology Program 3Health News:Eldermark Leap-Frogs other Nurse Call and Communication Systems with Notify 2Health News:Eldermark Leap-Frogs other Nurse Call and Communication Systems with Notify 3Health News:India Network Announces Accessibility of First Health PPO Nationwide Network for Visitor Health Insurance Plan Participants Effective July 1, 2015 2Health News:India Network Announces Accessibility of First Health PPO Nationwide Network for Visitor Health Insurance Plan Participants Effective July 1, 2015 3Health News:Butler Mobility Products announce a Solution to Carry Items from One Floor to the Next with a Dumbwaiter 2Health News:Amerec’s Steam and Sauna Continuing Education Course Now Approved for Interior Design Credit 2
... on findings of a recent study researchers say cholesterol may ... cells healthy , however researchers also say that too much ... warehoused inside the arteries, where it builds up as plaque ... an enzyme called ACAT2 may be to blame for the ...
... Medical Association, a recent study had shown that //low-grade prostate ... 20 years. ,Scientists have treated men in the age ... prostate cancer conservatively. They have used either observation or immediate ... a mean period of 24 years. , ,The results ...
... Scientists had successfully created a new breed of mice that ... life for themselves.//, ,The reactive oxygen of the free ... lead to poor health and even death. The new research ... free radical theory of ageing. ,The new mice ...
... that frequently co-exist. A new research in the journal// ... treat depression and pain separately, even if they are ... and 20 men with fibromyalgia. This is the condition ... intense pain and depression. The study was carried on ...
... College of Medicine had been successful in developing an ... had led to finding of neutrophil gelatinase-associated lipocalin (NGAL) ... after the patient had a cardiopulmonary bypass surgery. ... bypass, 20 children had developed acute renal injury. The ...
... fought wars are more likely to have cardiovascular risks than men// ... likely to be heavy drinkers of alcohol, heavy smokers of tobacco ... times likely to be taken to drinking more than two pegs ... more likely to be heavy smokers than non-smokers. ,The study ...
Cached Medicine News:
(Date:6/30/2015)... -- Today, UBM China, a wholly owned subsidiary of ... Exhibition Co., Ltd. to jointly run the Health Expo ... concurrently with CWMEE 2016. This cooperation ... MEDTEC China and DENTECH China, and fills its blank ... also another concrete cooperative project in Chengdu ...
(Date:6/30/2015)...  July 4 th is this weekend, a time ... and people behind it. To help honor our current nation,s ... USA Medical Card, a leading provider of free ... empower independence for our disabled military veterans, police, firemen, and ... their prescriptions. "Due to USA ...
(Date:6/30/2015)... TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. , June 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ ... and services to the life sciences industry, has been ... direct to patient shipment of clinical drug product in ... South Korea to continue receiving ... East Respiratory System (MERS). The emergency was ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:UBM Joins Chengdu Tianyi to Hold CWMEE 2016 2UBM Joins Chengdu Tianyi to Hold CWMEE 2016 3Hope For Heroes and USA Medical Card Make a Difference for Our Nation's Heroes 2Marken Delivers Direct To Patients During MERS Outbreak 2Marken Delivers Direct To Patients During MERS Outbreak 3
... July 12 Diplomat Specialty Pharmacy, the ... that Robert Fleckenstein has joined the ... the Company,s Vice President of Operations overseeing the ... Service Operations, Call Center, Oncology Department and other ...
... According to leading global business media company UBM International ... for CPhI South America 2010, the company,s world leading pharmaceutical ... at La Rural – Hall Ocre in Buenos ... first time by the ICSE pavilion, a dedicated area within ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Diplomat Specialty Pharmacy Hires Vice President of Operations 2Diplomat Specialty Pharmacy Hires Vice President of Operations 3Buenos Aires Welcomes CPhI South America 2010 2Buenos Aires Welcomes CPhI South America 2010 3
... D-Type can combine a number of ... microplates on a simple to use ... is a multifunctional stand-alone device but ... robotic systems. Custom and standard add-on ...
Grab one and go, One of the smallest handheld oximeters available, Datex-Ohmeda s TuffSat is the ideal spot-check solution for hospital, home care, transport, and EMS. TuffSat comes fully loaded wi...
Smith & Nephew's CDS System is developed exclusively for discography., Developed exclusively for discography, it is the first system designed to measure true disc pressure and record real-time proce...
The Maxi-Therm® lite hyper-hypothermia water blankets from Cincinnati Sub-Zero take conductive warming and cooling therapy to a new, softer level. These blankets are soft, lightweight, and remai...
Medicine Products: