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Tobacco-smoking moms and dads increase diabetes risk for children in utero

Children exposed to tobacco smoke from their parents while in the womb are predisposed to developing diabetes as adults, according to a study from the University of California, Davis and the Berkeley nonprofit Public Health Institute.
EurekAlert
added Feb 10, 2015 22:12
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Foetal exposure to tobacco smoke raises diabetes risk

The study from the University of California, Davis and the Berkeley nonprofit Public Health Institute found that women whose mothers smoked while pregnant were two to three times as likely to be diabetic as adults.
PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Feb 10, 2015 21:55
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In utero exposure to cigarette chemicals induces sex-specific disruption of one-carbon metabolism and DNA methylation in the human fetal liver [FREE FULL TEXT]

data strengthen studies linking in utero exposures to altered DNA methylation by showing, for the first time, that such changes are present in fetal life and in a key metabolic target tissue, human fetal liver. Furthermore, these data propose a novel mech
BioMed Central (uk)
added Feb 3, 2015 07:14
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New research shows risk of breast cancer is greater when women smoke before having their first child

Research presented yesterday at the World Cancer Congress shows that one in eleven breast cancer cases in mothers can be prevented if women do not smoke before having their first child. With the majority of female smokers starting before their first preg
Medical News TODAY(UK)
added Dec 5, 2014 17:16
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Newborns of mothers who smoke during pregnancy have altered stress hormones, DNA

Researchers from The Miriam Hospital have studied the effects of smoking during pregnancy and its impact on the stress response in newborn babies. Their research indicates that newborns of mothers who smoke cigarettes during pregnancy show lower levels of
News-Medical.net
added Dec 4, 2014 20:26
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[Washington] Column: Don’t let pregnancy go up in smoke

She and I both smoke. I say she should quit, she says she’ll just switch to e-cigs. What do you think?... #And the secondhand smoke exhaled by e-cig smokers contains those same chemicals and nanoparticles, so no vaping for you either.
Walla Walla (WA) Union-Bulletin
added Nov 7, 2014 22:47
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[Netherlands] Does Government Supervision Improve Stop-Smoking Counseling in Midwifery Practices?

The provision of smoking-cessation counseling improved spectacularly in Dutch midwifery practices. Despite some limitations of our study, the Inspectorate’s supervision programme is likely to have contributed to the improvements in provision of counseling
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Oct 15, 2014 20:52
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[UK] Film highlights dangers of smoking whilst pregnant

Leicester City Council and Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust have backed a new film that highlights the dangers of smoking while pregnant. The film premiere will be held at 10am today in the New Parks Community Centre. It's in conjunction with Stopto
ITV Network Limited (uk)
added Oct 10, 2014 12:57
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Antidepressants in Pregnancy Won't Harm Baby's Heart, Study Suggests / But, past research shows risks, and one expert says this study doesn't provide definitive answers

he questioned why evidence of smoking and weight issues weren't considered in the data analysis. "We know that smoking is common in a Medicaid population and that it's associated with heart defects," Urato said, "and body mass index [a measurement based o
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jun 20, 2014 13:05
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For pregnant smokers, vitamin C supplements improve lung function of newborn

Supplemental vitamin C taken by pregnant smokers improved measures of lung function for newborns and decreased the incidence of wheezing for infants through 1 year, according to a study published by JAMA. The study is being released early online to coinc
EurekAlert
added May 20, 2014 07:10
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