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Polycystic ovary syndrome linked to mother’s health in pregnancy

Women who are overweight or smoke during pregnancy are more likely to have daughters who develop polycystic ovary syndrome, a nationwide study has found.
New Scientist
added Jul 8, 2018 15:42
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Adult smoking habits in the UK: 2017

In the UK, 15.1% of people aged 18 years and above smoked cigarettes, which equates to around 7.4 million people in the population, based on our estimate from the Annual Population Survey. Of the constituent countries, 14.9% of adults in England smoked;
Office for National Statistics (ONS) (uk)
added Jul 8, 2018 15:32
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Adult smoking habits in the UK: 2017

Cigarette smoking among adults including the proportion of people who smoke, their demographic breakdowns, changes over time, and e-cigarettes.
Office for National Statistics (ONS) (uk)
added Jul 8, 2018 15:30
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Prenatal exposures and birth indices, and subsequent risk of polycystic ovary syndrome: a national registry‐based cohort study

Conclusions Maternal smoking and increased BMI appear to increase the risk of PCOS in offspring. The association between SGA and the development of PCOS appears to be mediated by maternal factors.
BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology
added Jul 8, 2018 15:23
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[UK] Smoking in pregnancy challenge group, Review of the Challenge 2018

The Smoking in Pregnancy Challenge Group released a report on the 4th July 2018 calling for Government action to tackle smoking in pregnancy. The new report shines light on the progress towards the Government’s ambition to reduce the smoking in pregnancy
ASH London (uk)
added Jul 8, 2018 15:19
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Cost-effectiveness of a smokeless tobacco control mass media campaign in India

This study suggests that tobacco control mass media campaigns can be cost-effective and economically justified in low-income and middle-income countries. It holds significant policy implications, calling for sustained investment in evidence-based mass me
Tobacco Control
added Jul 8, 2018 14:47
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FDA Commissioner Dr. Scott Gottlieb’s Recent Remarks on Vapor Products and the Continuum of Risk; Update on Deeming Rule Appeal

“[w]e believe in the concept of a continuum of risk related to tobacco products, and we believe there is a role for modified risk products. Further, we want to preserve e-cigs as one among a number of possible options for adult smokers and believe that f
National Law Review
added Jul 8, 2018 03:26
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Would placing pictorial health warnings on waterpipe devices reduce waterpipe tobacco smoking? A qualitative exploration of Egyptian waterpipe smokers’ and non-smokers’ responses [FREE FULL TEXT]

Conclusions Our exploratory study suggests that PHWs featured prominently on waterpipe devices could potentially deter experimentation with waterpipe tobacco products and promote cessation, especially among non-established users.
Tobacco Control
added Jul 8, 2018 03:13
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MALONE: Will medical researchers turn away Big Tobacco's billion-dollar Trojan horse?

leaders and researchers in the field need to protect the public as well as their integrity and their professional standing by asking questions as tough about their prospective funders as their planned lines of study.
JD Supra, LLC
added Jul 7, 2018 14:08
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[Oklahoma] Officials predict a drop in smoking with new $1/pack tax

State estimates are that the tax increase is projected to prompt more than 18,000 Oklahomans to stop smoking and the Oklahoma Tobacco Helpline (1-800-QUIT-NOW, 1-800-784-8669) is expecting an increase in calls from those who want to give up the smoking h
Tulsa (OK) Beacon
added Jul 7, 2018 13:52
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