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[Australia] Effect of long-term maternal smoking on the offspring’s lung health [FREE FULL TEXT]

maternal SE can enhance oxidative stress and the expression of RAGE, as well as promote RAGE-mediated inflammatory responses in offspring lungs. Maternal MitoQ supplementation during pregnancy is beneficial in reducing inflammatory and oxidative stress re
American Journal of Physiology-Lung Cellular and Molecular Physiology.
added Aug 8, 2017 14:08
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[Australia] Research sheds new light on why smoking in pregnancy is harmful

Research...has identified oxidative stress as the major mechanism by which developing offspring are harmed...a smoker inhales additional toxic chemicals and billions of free radicals [oxidants] which enter the blood stream and affect the whole body.
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Aug 8, 2017 14:06
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[Australia] LAKE: New smoking bans are riddled with loopholes

To appease the powerful Australian Hotels Association, the government compromised in its drafting of the new laws to allow smoking to continue in outdoor drinking areas. This has created a loophole for traders to exploit in popular dining strips througho
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Aug 7, 2017 19:50
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[Australia] Frank Robson: better to live fast and furious than slow and safe – isn't it?

Drinking, smoking, carousing; living life to the max rather than in the tedious pursuit of longevity. It’s a fine approach to take – until the health implications whack you squarely in the jaw. Or a more sensitive region.
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Aug 5, 2017 22:36
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Tobacco policy reform and population-wide antismoking activities in Australia: the impact on smoking during pregnancy [FREE FULL TEXT]

The declining prevalence of smoking during pregnancy between 2003 and 2011, while encouraging, does not appear to be directly related to general population antismoking activities or a pregnancy-specific campaign undertaken in this period.
Tobacco Control
added Aug 5, 2017 15:14
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[Australia] WHITE: It’s good it’s hard for smokers

As an asthmatic I would wake up with a rough cough from all the second-hand smoke, and my long hair would smell like Satan’s ashtray for at least a day. I say the smoking bans do not go quite far enough. If people want to spend a stupid amount of money
Shepparton (VIC) News (au)
added Aug 5, 2017 14:34
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[Australia, UK] CHAPMAN: Why anecdotes aren’t strong evidence when it comes to quitting smoking

While compelling, personal anecdotes of what helped people quit smoking suffer from self-selection bias. We don’t hear from people who didn’t succeed.
The Conversation (au)
added Aug 4, 2017 19:10
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[Australia] Peninsula food and market businesses welcome new outdoor smoking bans

PENINSULA smokers have been forced to butt out around diners after tough new anti-smoking laws came into effect last week. But food and market businesses say they aren’t expecting much of an impact on trade from the changes to the Tobacco Act 1987, whic
Melbourne (Vic) Herald Sun (au)
added Aug 4, 2017 00:58
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[Australia] Melbourne restaurants will stop serving meals outside so customers can light up after strict anti-smoking laws came into effect

Strict new anti-smoking laws have angered the owners of some establishments... In order to get around the rules, some restaurant owners have decided to stop serving food at certain times of the day so their patrons can light up. The new law bans smokin
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 3, 2017 14:50
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[Australia] Tigerair flight forced to make emergency landing after passenger ‘set off a fire alarm while smoking a cigarette on the toilet’

A Sunshine Coast man has copped a $900 fine after sparking a lighter in the bathroom of an Tigerair plane mid-flight. James Lindley, 30, was flying from Brisbane to the Whitsundays on Thursday morning when he used the lighter. The man told Seven News h
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 3, 2017 14:44
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