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[Kentucky] Pregnant women shouldn't vape

E-cigs and similar products are fairly new, so we are still learning about their full health effects on the body and brain of developing babies, but we do know that e-cigarettes are not safe during pregnancy. Nicotine harms a fetus. E-cigarettes and othe
Medical Xpress (
added Sep 26, 2016 12:01

Assessing Links Between Tobacco Smoke and Atopic Dermatitis

“the results of this meta-analysis of observational studies suggest that active smoking and passive exposure to cigarette smoke in the home are associated with higher prevalence of AD in both children and adults.” While that may be evident, they do note t (Healthcare Professionals Network)
added Sep 23, 2016 16:05

Increasing airway obstruction from 8 to 18 years in extremely preterm/low-birthweight survivors born in the surfactant era

had significant impairments in airflow through childhood into late adolescence that increased over time compared with controls. At-risk preterm participants include those who had bronchopulmonary dysplasia, and smokers at 18 years.
Thorax (British Thoracic Society)
added Sep 16, 2016 20:46

Prenatal Maternal Smoking and Increased Risk for Tourette Syndrome and Chronic Tic Disorders [FREE FULL TEXT]

Prenatal maternal smoking was associated with increased risk for TS/CT as well as TS/CT with comorbid psychiatric conditions, even after adjustment for several important variables, including maternal psychiatric history, socioeconomic status, and partner
Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
added Sep 16, 2016 16:56

EDITORIAL: The Origins of Tourette Syndrome: Prenatal Risk Factors and the Promise of Birth Cohort Studies

Tourette syndrome (TS) is a clinically heterogeneous childhood-onset neuropsychiatric disorder that affects neural circuits involved in sensory and motor processing as well as cognitive control. The etiology of TS is complex. Tic disorders cluster in fam
Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
added Sep 16, 2016 16:55

[Denmark] Tourette Threat Surges for Babies When Mom Smokes in Pregnancy

Children born to mothers who smoked during pregnancy are at increased risk for Tourette syndrome and other chronic tics, a new study suggests. Tics are repeated twitches, movements or sounds that people are unable to control. For the study, researchers
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Sep 16, 2016 16:52
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[UK] Percentage of pregnant smokers in North-East 'lowest on record'

SMOKING rates among pregnant women in the North-East have fallen by nearly a third over the last six years thanks to a successful health initiative. Every woman in the North-East still smoking when they see a midwife is now given information about risks
Northern Echo (Darlington, UK)
added Sep 16, 2016 16:19

[UK] Revealed: Improved diagnosis for health

The 2016 Public Health Profile for Wigan, published this week, also highlights concerning figures relating to alcohol-related hospital admissions, teen pregnancies, obese infants and smoking-related deaths. In response, town hall health bosses have reit
Wigan Observer (uk)
added Sep 14, 2016 13:40

[Australia] Pregnant women who smoke will be bribed to quit - with $50 shopping vouchers

Pregnant women are being offered shopping gift vouchers as an incentive to give up smoking as part of a university study. Dr Mai Frandsen, a research fellow from the Cancer Council of Tasmania and the University of Tasmania, said that although they ar
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 11, 2016 22:02

The Association Between Treatment Adherence to Nicotine Patches and Smoking Cessation in Pregnancy: A Secondary Analysis of a Randomized Controlled Trial [FREE FULL TEXT]

Women who were more adherent to NRT were more likely to achieve abstinence; more nicotine dependent women probably showed lower adherence to NRT because they relapsed to smoking more quickly. The interaction between nicotine-containing patches and adheren
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Sep 9, 2016 16:47
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