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Study: E-Cig Vapor Affects Cells Similarly To Tobacco Smoke

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April 10, 2014
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According to a new study, vapor from electronic cigarettes harms human cells in a way that's "strikingly similar" to how cigarette smoke affects them. Video provided by Newsy


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Newsy (Feb. 27, 2014) — A recent study linked exposure to tobacco smoke, even for nonsmokers, increased risk of adverse pregnancies than those not exposed to smoke. Video provided by Newsy
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Drug Delivery May Make Transformation in Light of Marijuana Economy

Drug Delivery May Make Transformation in Light of Marijuana Economy

TheStreet (May 9, 2014) — Drug delivery may forever be transformed in the U.S. now that pot is legal in some states. Panelists discussing the cannabis economy at a recent Milken Institute touted vaporizing devices as a more effective way to ingest medicine because it hits the bloodstream directly and bypasses the stomach. Vaporizing penicillin, for example would be through a mist or vapor and does not involve smoking or fire. A study found carcinogenic toxins in cannabis smoke, indicating the harm in the burning plant matter. Video provided by TheStreet
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Lab Made Mouse Pancreas Could Hold Key to Diabetes Cure

Lab Made Mouse Pancreas Could Hold Key to Diabetes Cure

Reuters (Nov. 27, 2013) — A cure for diabetes could be a step closer, following successful experiments in mice to turn immature embryonic cells into cells that produce insulin. Danish researchers created viable miniature mouse pancreases using progenitor cells taken from embryos, and believe the same scientific principles could be applied to help the 382 million people world-wide affected by diabetes. Jim Drury reports.
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Scientists Use Urine to Make Stem Cells

Scientists Use Urine to Make Stem Cells

Reuters (Dec. 27, 2012) — Chinese scientists from the Guangzhou Institutes of Biomedicine and Health have converted cells found in urine into pluripotent stem cells that can be used to create neurons and brain cells. The researchers say the find holds huge potential for the rapid testing and development of new treatments for neuro-degenerative disorders.
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