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Paternal nicotine exposure alters hepatic xenobiotic metabolism in offspring

Paternal exposure to nicotine prior to reproduction induced a broad protective response to multiple xenobiotics in male offspring. This effect manifested as increased survival following injection of toxic levels of either nicotine or cocaine, accompanied
eLife Sciences (uk)
added Feb 15, 2017 14:46

Did YOUR dad smoke? Watch out: Children of nicotine addicts 'could inherit resistance to life-saving medicine'

Children of men who smoke could be less responsive to drugs like antibiotics This is because they build up a tolerance to chemical toxicity, a study claims Past studies have looked at whether a parent's environmental conditions can affect disease risk in
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 15, 2017 14:45

[UK] WARREN HAYDEN: Ban smoking at school gates... and in parks editorial image

I asked the question, is it time the smoking ban went further? This came after visits to the local park with my two daughters often included us dodging the harmful smoke being blown out of the mouths of fellow parents while children were trying to enjoy
Portsmouth News (uk)
added Feb 14, 2017 12:40

Nicotine exposure during and after pregnancy can cause hearing problems in children

Nicotine exposure, before and after birth, can cause a child to have hearing problems due to abnormal development in the auditory brainstem. This is according to a mouse model study published in The Journal of Physiology.
Medical Xpress (
added Feb 13, 2017 14:36

Kids who live with e-cigarette users may think smoking is okay

Kids who don’t smoke but are around adults who use electronic cigarettes may start to think regular smoking is okay...“The public health community has worked very hard to educate the population about the harm of smoking, and we have observed a shift in ac
added Feb 10, 2017 22:57

BRIANT: The Consequences of Raising the Legal Age to Purchase Tobacco

would likely travel to neighboring states where the legal adult age is lower, negating the underlying intent of a law to reduce tobacco use among young adults. These younger adults would also request friends, family members and even strangers who are 21 y
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Feb 9, 2017 00:51

Environmental Tobacco Smoke: Public Perception of Risks of Exposing Children to Second- and Third-Hand Tobacco Smoke

Results: A total of 310 adults responded. ...Discussion: The widespread lack of awareness of the risks associated with environmental tobacco smoke must be addressed to curb childhood exposure.
Medical Tribune
added Feb 2, 2017 16:18

Environmental Tobacco Smoke: Public Perception of Risks of Exposing Children to Second- and Third-Hand Tobacco Smoke

Nonsmokers and respondents living with children were more likely to see smoking in the home as affecting all the queried health problems (p < .05). Knowledge of the risks of second-hand smoke exposure is limited, and very few respondents perceived risk fr
Journal of Pediatric Health Care
added Jan 31, 2017 14:52

Prenatal Smoke Exposure and ADHD: Advancing the Field [FREE FULL TEXT]

the field should emphasize research that can examine the contributions of intrauterine exposure to maternal smoking on adverse neurodevelopment more broadly. Above all, continued work is needed to help avoid such exposure in the first place via clinical p
added Jan 30, 2017 18:25

NUTTYCOMBE: The memories that tobacco evokes

At her funeral, we emptied cartons of her unsmoked cigarettes into a basket and set it next to the guest book, with an invitation to pick up a coffin nail in Mom’s honor...I do sometimes miss the smell of secondhand smoke. It smells like home.
Washington Post
added Jan 28, 2017 21:11
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