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Work-life balance is not an issue exclusive to women, particularly mothers, new research shows. Men and people without children can suffer when they feel that their workplace culture is not family-friendly, as well. When employees think their careers will suffer if they take time away from work for family or personalRead More
Prenatal exposure to unconventional oil and gas operation chemical mixtures altered mammary gland development.
PMID: Endocrinology. 2018 Mar 1 ;159(3):1277-1289. PMID: 29425295 Abstract Title: Prenatal Exposure to Unconventional Oil and Gas Operation Chemical Mixtures Altered Mammary Gland Development in Adult Female Mice. Abstract: Unconventional oil and gas (UOG) operations, which combine hydraulic fracturing (fracking) and directional drilling, involve the use of hundreds of chemicals, including many withRead More
PMID: Toxicology. 2018 Apr 1 ;398-399:31-40. Epub 2018 Mar 6. PMID: 29501575 Abstract Title: Orally administered nicotine effects on rat urinary bladder proliferation and carcinogenesis. Abstract: Tobacco smoking is a major risk factor for human cancers including urinary bladder carcinoma. Cigarette smoke inhalation in mice and orally administered nicotine in rats and miceRead More
Nicotine upregulates FGFR3 and RB1 expression and promotes non-small cell lung cancer cell proliferation.
PMID: Biomed Pharmacother. 2018 May ;101:656-662. Epub 2018 Mar 22. PMID: 29518612 Abstract Title: Nicotine upregulates FGFR3 and RB1 expression and promotes non-small cell lung cancer cell proliferation and epithelial-to-mesenchymal transition via downregulation of miR-99b and miR-192. Abstract: BACKGROUND: Tobacco smoke is by far the greatest risk factor for non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC).Read More
PMID: Nitric Oxide. 2018 Jun 1 ;76:113-121. Epub 2018 Mar 7. PMID: 29524646 Abstract Title: Cigarette smoke constituents cause endothelial nitric oxide synthase dysfunction and uncoupling due to depletion of tetrahydrobiopterin with degradation of GTP cyclohydrolase. Abstract: Cigarette smoking (CS) is a well-established risk factor for cardiovascular disease (CVD). Endothelial dysfunction (ED) withRead More
In February 2017, Abby Koren weighed 260 pounds and wore a size 18/20. By November of that year, she had shed 100 pounds and lost over 14 inches in her waist. And by the following April, she had lost a total of 120 pounds and now fits into a sizeRead More
You don't just want the numbers on the scale to go down - you want to lose body fat too. With so many mixed messages about what to eat and what not to eat to lose weight, we asked registered dietitian Samantha Bartholomew of Fresh Communications to tell us whichRead More