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2010-02-23 14:54:23

Researchers have found a new oncogenic signaling pathway by which the environmental toxin arsenic may lead to adverse health effects, including bladder cancer. These study results are published in Cancer Research, a journal of the American Association for Cancer Research.

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2010-01-25 09:06:05

Leafy greens can prevent the ill-effects of toxins in foods like peanut butter.

2010-01-20 13:30:26

A team of researchers, led by Yi-Ching Wang, at National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan, Republic of China, has uncovered a potential mechanism by which the tobacco-specific carcinogen NNK promotes lung tumor formation and development.

2010-01-19 20:57:38

Repeated exposure to tobacco smoke makes lung cancer much worse, and one reason is that it steps up inflammation in the lung.

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2009-12-02 15:20:03

A new study on the smokeless tobacco product called moist snuff — placed between lip and gum — has led scientists in Minnesota to urge the tobacco industry to change manufacturing practices to reduce snuff's content of carcinogens.

2009-10-30 12:38:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, Lung Cancer Alliance (LCA) praised Congressman Mike Thompson (D-CA) for his endorsement of the Lung Cancer Mortality Reduction Act of 2009.

2009-10-28 15:18:59

A new report from an American Cancer Society (ACS) scientific advisory subcommittee on cancer and the environment says exposure to carcinogens should be minimized or eliminated whenever feasible, and calls for new strategies to more effectively and efficiently screen the large number of chemicals to which the public is exposed.

2009-10-21 13:31:11

A toxin produced by mold on nuts and grains can cause liver cancer if consumed in large quantities.

2009-10-21 10:12:00

DETROIT, Oct. 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute, in cooperation with Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan (BCBSM), will launch a targeted health initiative in January 2010 focused on environmentally-associated cancers.

2009-09-08 07:17:00

CHAPEL HILL, N.C., Sept. 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Wellstone Filters Sciences, Inc., (OTC Bulletin Board: WFLR) the leading reduced-risk cigarette filter technology company lauds a recent lawsuit filed by Reynolds American and Lorillard challenging new FDA legislation in Federal Court.


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  • To writhe; struggle or twist about with more or less force; wriggle.
  • To scribble, jot.
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