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Does Nicotine cause Cancer?

There is not enough evidence either in support or in rebuttal... EFFECTS OF CHRONIC OR REPEATED EXPOSURE: Nicotine is a teratogen (capable of causing birth defects). Other developmental toxicity ...
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Are there beneficial compounds in cigarette smoke?

In short: In some studies, smoking was associated with reduced risk of retinopathy only in individuals with diabetes type 2, but with an increased risk in those with type 1. In diabetes type 2, ...
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Are there beneficial compounds in cigarette smoke?

I've previously researched the answer to this question. I've inserted my research on this answer below. I'm very interested to hear what you think. Nicotine is a component of cigarette smoke. ...
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Does Nicotine cause Cancer?

It is a common way to demonise substances in saying that they "cause cancer". In the case of recreational or habitual tobacco smoking there is no longer much debate over whether that is true or not. "...
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Is non-smoked nicotine a smoking cessation-aid?

Yes, nicotine replacement therapy is used in multiple forms, including a skin patch and oral dosing with gums and lozenges. The purpose is to help avoid the side effects of nicotine withdrawal, while ...
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Does Nicotine cause Cancer?

I'd want to add to Narusan's answer the following: While nicotine by itself doesn't seem to be a carcinogen, to some degree it may be converted to carcinogenic N-nitrosonornicotine (a tobacco-specific ...
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