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Smoking Plus Asthma in Pregnancy May Make for 'Dangerous Situation'

Pregnant women who have asthma and smoke are at increased risk for complications that can affect them and their unborn children, a new study warns. Researchers at the University of Adelaide in Australia analyzed data gathered from more than 170,000 women
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Sep 20, 2013 12:04

Perinatal Nicotine-Induced Transgenerational Asthma

These data, for the first time, demonstrate the transgenerational transmission of the asthma phenotype to F3 offspring following perinatal nicotine exposure of F0 dams.
American Journal of Physiology-Lung Cellular and Molecular Physiology.
added Sep 20, 2013 11:48

Transmitting future asthma by smoking today

researchers recently discovered that smoking can have a lasting legacy. When animal mothers are exposed to nicotine during pregnancy—a proxy for smoking—their grandchildren were also at an increased risk of asthma, even though they were never exposed to n
Medical Xpress (
added Sep 20, 2013 11:46

[Australia] Smoking with asthma during pregnancy is particularly dangerous

pregnant women who smoke as well as having asthma are greatly increasing the risk of complications for themselves and their unborn children.
added Sep 9, 2013 14:46

[New York] Less Secondhand Smoke for Kids

A new study shows a drop in the number of kids without asthma being exposed. ... “In kids that don't have asthma the rates of secondhand smoke exposure are going down but in kids with asthma the rates of secondhand smoke exposure have stayed the same th
WKBW-TV Channel 7 (Buffalo, NY)
added Sep 5, 2013 09:34
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American Lung Association Envisions Drug-Free Asthma Treatment in the Near Future

The American Lung Association Asthma Clinical Research Centers (ACRC) is the largest not-for-profit network of clinical research centers dedicated to discovering effective treatment strategies for asthma. The network is currently recruiting asthma patien
American Lung Association
added Aug 17, 2013 12:42

[New Zealand] Ban smoking in cars to give kids chance to thrive

The Asthma Foundation supports Associate Health Minister Tariana Turia’s intention to make cars with young passengers smokefree as part of the Government’s goal of a Smokefree Aotearoa by 2025.
Voxy (nz)
added Aug 14, 2013 16:43

Secondhand Smoke, Asthma Link Remains

* Although the study design can not confirm causality, the weight of evidence suggests a pathologic link between secondhhand smoke and respiratory illness in children. Children with asthma were more likely to be exposed to secondhand smoke than those wi
MedPage Today
added Aug 12, 2013 09:19

Second-Hand Smoke, Asthma Link Remains

Action Points Note that this analysis of NHANES data demonstrated that children with asthma were more likely to be exposed to second-hand smoke than those without asthma. Although the study design can not confirm causality, the weight of evidence sugges
MedPage Today
added Aug 10, 2013 12:44

Many Kids With Asthma Live With Secondhand Smoke: CDC

have more severe symptoms and more frequent outbreaks than other kids with asthma. Yet despite these health hazards, the rate of asthmatic children who regularly breathe in secondhand smoke hasn't changed since 1999, according to the U.S. Centers for Dis
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Aug 8, 2013 21:20
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