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Ultrasound observations of subtle movements: a pilot study comparing fetuses of smoking and non-smoking mothers

Rates of fetal mouth-movement and facial self-touch differ significantly between smokers and non-smokers. A larger study is needed to confirm these results and to investigate specific effects, including the interaction of maternal stress and smoking. Add
Acta Paediatrica 
added Mar 25, 2015 13:00

CDC publishes more evidence that nicotine is dangerous all by itself

"Nicotine and the Developing Human: A Neglected Element in the Electronic Cigarette Debate," in American Journal of Preventive Medicine. ... add to case that nicotine, while not the only dangerous thing in cigarettes, is nonetheless dangerous.
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Mar 25, 2015 17:21

[UK] Behind the Headlines: '4D' ultrasound shows effects of smoking on unborn babies

While smoking is certainly known to be harmful in pregnancy, the researchers may be reading too much into these images by claiming they show "grimaces" or expressions of pain in response to smoking.
National Health Service (NHS) (uk)
added Mar 25, 2015 12:58

Nicotine and the Developing Human: A Neglected Element in the Electronic Cigarette Debate.

Human and animal data support that nicotine exposure during periods of developmental vulnerability (fetal through adolescent stages) has multiple adverse health consequences, including impaired fetal brain and lung development, and altered development of
National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI)
added Mar 24, 2015 13:34

[UK] Conscientious Children Less Likely to Smoke?

in the Journal of Epidemiological and Community Health shows that a fringe benefit may be a reduction in the chances they will pick up a cigarette....found that conscientiousness was the most predictive in not smoking later in life.
added Mar 24, 2015 06:16

[UK] Smoking ban for South Staffordshire psychiatric patients

Psychiatric patients who are not allowed to leave hospital grounds will be banned from smoking there under new plans by an NHS trust. Patients in South Staffordshire and Shropshire are currently allowed to smoke in the gardens of individual wards.
Midlands Express and Star (uk)
added Mar 24, 2015 20:19

Exclusive: U.S. to roll back 'lost pleasure' approach on health rules

U.S. government is preparing to roll back a widely criticized approach to public health, in which the "lost pleasure" people might suffer if they quit smoking or chose to eat healthier foods was used to reduce the projected benefits of new regulations, go
added Mar 23, 2015 14:37

E-Cigarette Advertising May Boost Tobacco Cravings

Researchers from the University of Pennsylvania's Annenberg School for Communication found that people who smoke tobacco cigarettes daily and who watched e-cigarette advertisements with someone inhaling or holding an e-cigarette (aka vaping) showed a gre
University Herald
added Mar 16, 2015 14:43

E-Cigarette Ads Linked to Tobacco Cravings

Television ads for e-cigarettes trigger cravings for cigarettes in current and former smokers, a new study found. The study included more than 800 daily, occasional and former smokers who watched e-cigarette ads and then completed a survey to assess thei
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Mar 16, 2015 14:40

[North Carolina] Editorial: Targacept: A success story comes to an end

We’re sorry that the Targacept story has come to an end. The company did much for Winston-Salem. It took big and brilliant risks in a time when our city sorely needed to see that such risks were still worth taking.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Mar 15, 2015 11:46
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