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Use of nicotine patches or Zyban drug during pregnancy benefits both mother and child

The results of the study, published in the American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, indicate that in 80% of cases, women who used nicotine patches or the drug Zyban successively quit smoking. Even after stopping the use of these products, 60% of Zy
News-Medical.net
added Jul 20, 2016 18:39
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Preventive behaviours in avoiding indoor secondhand smoke exposure among pregnant women in China [FREE FULL TEXT]

The findings of this study highlight the difficulties of pregnant Chinese women in avoiding complete exposure to SHS and point to the urgent need to promote a complete ban on home smoking and restrictions on smoking in public places and workplaces in Chin
Tobacco Control
added Jul 19, 2016 16:07
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[UK] Help for quitting smoking to be rationed

A City of York Council report recommends that only pregnant women and financially disadvantaged people should in future be given free Nicotine Replacement Therapy (NRT). Until March, all patients accessing stop smoking services were given NRT free of ch
York Press (uk)
added Jul 18, 2016 00:29
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Early life events predict adult testicular function; data derived from the Western Australian (Raine) birth cohort.

Conclusions: Exposures to maternal smoking and higher cord blood estrogens at delivery were associated with a reduced sperm output in adulthood. Optimal adult testicular function depends on being born at or above average weight, and maintaining optimal g
Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism
added Jul 16, 2016 01:47
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[Australia] Smoking during pregnancy may hurt your chances for grandkids

run the risk of having boys with low sperm production in adulthood, an Australian study suggests. “It is harder for men with low sperm counts to conceive children, or it may take a longer time to make the partner pregnant,” said Dr. Christine Wohlfahrt-V
Reuters
added Jul 16, 2016 01:45
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Women may not admit to smoking during pregnancy

Although only about 8 percent of pregnant women in a new U.S. study reported smoking cigarettes, twice as many tested positive for high levels of a chemical that indicates nicotine exposure. “The findings of our study were very concerning because smokin
Reuters
added Jul 15, 2016 02:40
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[Asia, Mid-east] UAE’s smoking ban must go much further to protect passive smokers, health experts say

Despite a clampdown on public shisha smoking, with rules banning pregnant women from cafes and compulsory anti-smoking advertisements in Dubai, cigarettes are smoked freely in most hotel bars. The Federal Law on Tobacco Control from 2009 was introduced
The National Newspaper (ae)
added Jul 13, 2016 18:34
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Self-Reports of Smoking in Pregnancy Unreliable

Only about half of women with high nicotine levels during the last days of their pregnancies reported that they were still smoking cigarettes in a newly reported study, suggesting that smoking prevalence during pregnancy may be higher than believed. Whil
MedPage Today
added Jul 11, 2016 16:09
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Self-Reports of Smoking in Pregnancy Unreliable

Only about half of women with high nicotine levels during the last days of their pregnancies reported that they were still smoking cigarettes in a newly reported study, suggesting that smoking prevalence during pregnancy may be higher than believed.
MedPage Today
added Jul 11, 2016 01:10
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Lifelong Cardiovascular Adverse Effects of Childhood Tobacco Smoke Exposure

The prevailing evidence of ETS exposure and its cardiovascular consequences beginning as early as in utero and lasting into adulthood highlight the importance of eliminating ETS exposure. The purpose of this report is to illustrate the epidemiological tre
Springer Science+Business Media
added Jul 10, 2016 15:39
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