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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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[Asia, India] Airport officials clear air on smoking & baby-care rooms

PUNE: Lohegaon airport authorities are working on a plan to ensure that the smoking room on the terminal's first floor is located at a fair distance from the child care room. There have been frequent complaints about the smoking room being adjacent to the
Times of India
added Aug 7, 2017 19:26
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[UK] Smokefree pregnancies ‘on the up’ thanks to Mums2Be Smokefree

Somerset mums are having healthier pregnancies and ‘smokefree’ lives thanks to the support they receive during and after their pregnancy. Last year was a record breaking year for the Mums2Be Smokefree service (M2Bs), with 504 women using the Somerset Co
Somerset County Council (uk)
added Aug 7, 2017 12:02
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Paternal nicotine exposure defines different behavior in subsequent generation via hyper-methylation of mmu-miR-15b

the present study provides solid evidence regarding the mechanisms underlying paternal nicotine exposure-induced behavioral alterations in F1 generations. Nicotine exposure induces epigenetic mmu-miR-15b downregulation due to CGI shore hyper-methylation i
Scientific Reports
added Aug 5, 2017 23:05
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Review: ‘Fun Mom Dinner’ Means a Night Out Without the Kids

These mothers just want a night off for boozy shenanigans and some smoking in the girls’ room, which, of course, leads to harmless karaoke antics, mild flirtations, an Instagram faux pas and pot-induced paranoia.
New York Times
added Aug 4, 2017 01:04
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[UK] South Tyneside on track for ‘smoke-free generation’ by 2030

South Tyneside’s health and wellbeing strategy has been meeting its targets to reduce smoking. The number of people smoking in the borough is at its lowest level in five years, having fallen from 25% in 2010 to 18% today. Coun Tracey Dixon, lead member fo
Shields Gazette (uk)
added Aug 3, 2017 14:36
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[New York] Boyfriend, 57, 'ran over and killed his girlfriend of five years after a drunken argument about her smoking at a restaurant'

Cops say he tried to leave her at restaurant 'to teach her a lesson about smoking' Miceli tried to get in his car when she fell underneath and was killed, police said
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 3, 2017 14:48
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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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[Ireland] Mothers-to-be need more help to quit smoking

Efforts in Irish maternity hospitals to persuade pregnant women to stop smoking have been described as inadequate. The finding is the result of an audit of smoking cessation services at the country’s 19 maternity units by a team of medical researchers. T
Times Of London (uk)
added Aug 3, 2017 14:05
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[Asia-pacific] Smoking and secondhand smoke exposure and prevalence of depressive symptoms during pregnancy in Japan: baseline data from the Kyushu Okinawa Maternal and Child Health Study [FREE FULL TEXT]

Former and current smoking, 3.0 or more pack-years of smoking, and current SHS exposure at home may be positively associated with depressive symptoms during pregnancy.
BioMed Central (uk)
added Jul 26, 2017 17:16
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