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Environmental Exposure To Particulates May Damage DNA In As Few As Three Days
Description: Exposure to particulate matter has been recognized as a contributing factor to lung cancer development for some time, but a new study indicates inhalation of certain particulates can actually cause some genes to become reprogrammed, affecting both the development and the outcome of cancers and other diseases. [Source: ScienceDaily]
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Source: ScienceDaily
Publish Date: 5/18/2009
Reading Level: Basic
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