Genetic influence on cigarette-induced cardiovascular disease.

  title={Genetic influence on cigarette-induced cardiovascular disease.},
  author={Xing Li Wang and Muthuswamy Raveendran and Jian Wang},
  journal={Progress in cardiovascular diseases},
  volume={45 5},
Cigarette smoking as an addictive habit has accompanied human beings for more than 4 centuries. It is also one of the most potent and prevalent environmental health risks human beings are exposed to, and it is responsible for more than 1000 deaths each day in the United States. With recent research progress, it becomes clear that cigarette smoking can cause almost all major diseases prevalent today, such as cancer or heart disease. These detrimental effects are not only present in active… CONTINUE READING


Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 12 extracted citations

Novel genetic variants modify the effect of smoking on carotid plaque burden in Hispanics.

Journal of the neurological sciences • 2014
View 3 Excerpts
Highly Influenced

Mechanisms of coronary thrombosis in cigarette smoke exposure.

Arteriosclerosis, thrombosis, and vascular biology • 2013

Smoking and cardiovascular disease.

Hellenic journal of cardiology : HJC = Hellenike kardiologike epitheorese • 2009
View 1 Excerpt

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…