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[UK] Environmental Tobacco Smoke Exposure in Pregnancy is Associated With Earlier Delivery and Reduced Birth Weight.

National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI)
added Nov 24, 2015 19:43

[UK] University of Bristol Passive smoking is associated with earlier delivery and lower birth weight

But what if a mother doesn’t smoke but lives with someone who does? New research by academics from the University of Bristol has found women exposed to passive smoking, on average, deliver their babies earlier and with lower birth weights compared to unex
University of Bristol (uk)
added Nov 24, 2015 19:42

[UK] Smoking during pregnancy leaves a genetic mark imprinted in your baby's blood 'that's still detectable 5 years later - and could be linked to autism'

New research has shown blood taken from children up to the age of five contains molecular evidence about whether or not their mothers smoked during pregnancy. The findings offer strong evidence that environmental exposures in the womb remain in the body
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 24, 2015 00:05

Presence of an epigenetic signature of prenatal cigarette smoke exposure in childhood ☆

Striking concordance was found between the pattern of prenatal smoking associated DNAm among preschool aged children in SEED and those observed at birth in other studies. These DNAm changes appear to be tobacco-specific. Support vector machine classificat
Environmental Research
added Nov 23, 2015 16:52

Blood from small children 'remembers' prenatal smoking exposure

The findings, published online in the journal Environmental Research, offer strong evidence that environmental exposures that go as far back as the womb may continue to remain in the body and potentially affect someone's health for years after birth. The
added Nov 23, 2015 16:50

Are e Cigarettes Safe?

currently marketed as a safer alternative to smoking traditional cigarettes. While all known facts point to this being true, the real truth is no one really knows what the long-term effects of vaping may be. The market is still relatively new and there ha (PT Publishing) (uk)
added Nov 23, 2015 15:46
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[UK] South Gloucestershire Council signs tobacco declaration to cut down on smoker numbers

have signed the Local Authority Declaration on Tobacco Control to help protect people from preventable diseases such as lung cancer. The declaration commits the council to tackle the number of people who smoke in the district and health inequalities amo
Dursley Gazette (uk)
added Nov 23, 2015 15:31

[Tennessee] Editorial: Pregnant women and students who smoke targeted

The council's recommendations and the support it receives from local governments, civic organizations and businesses can go a long way toward making Knox County a healthier place to live for everyone.
Knoxville (TN) News-Sentinel
added Nov 22, 2015 23:49

[UK] Better care could save hundreds of babies from stillbirth, says report

Modi, president of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health...also called for more to be done to help pregnant women reduce risky behaviours such as smoking. “Smoking during pregnancy is a major concern as it causes higher rates of stillbirth, p
The Guardian (uk)
added Nov 19, 2015 15:58

[UK] Experts demand action to lower stillbirth rate

Modi...urged "greater support for mothers to reduce risky behaviours during pregnancy such as smoking, and help for young women who are contemplating pregnancy to maintain a normal weight. "Smoking during pregnancy is a major concern as it causes higher r
Press Association (uk)
added Nov 19, 2015 15:45
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