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[UK] How many pregnant women smoke in your town? Map reveals expectant mothers in North East Lincolnshire are 11 times more likely to have the bad habit than those in London

NHS figures have named and shamed the areas where the most expectant mothers are guilty of smoking cigarettes. Around a quarter of mothers-to-be in North East Lincolnshire are known smokers - with similar rates in Blackpool and Mansfield. In compariso
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Dec 7, 2018 12:51
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Smoking during pregnancy increases chemerin expression in neonatal tissue [FREE FULL TEXT]

Chemerin mRNA expression was increased and chemerin DNA methylation was decreased in babies born to mothers who smoked during pregnancy. These data provide a potential mechanism that may be mediating the increased obesity risk in individuals that are bor
Experimental Physiology
added Nov 23, 2018 16:40
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[UK-Wales] Dozens of discarded cigarette butts found yards from hospital's maternity ward and ‘no smoking’ signs

The pregnant Cardiff resident who took the photograph claims she has regularly seen staff, visitors, and even pregnant women smoking outside the unit. She said: “As a pregnant woman I have to run the ‘smoke gauntlet’ whenever I enter or leave for my sch
WalesOnline (uk)
added Nov 19, 2018 13:34
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Helping to make new parents’ lives that little bit easier: BAT pledges new benefits for all new parents worldwide

Effective globally from 1 January 2019, the new initiative insists on a minimum of 16 weeks’ fully paid maternity leave for new mothers and adoptive parents and also includes a return to work guarantee, flexible working opportunities and an online advice
British American Tobacco (BAT)
added Nov 16, 2018 03:16
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[UK-Scotland] Study links tobacco availability to smoking in pregnancy

Edinburgh University researchers looked at maternity records in tandem with information on all Scottish tobacco outlets. They said their study is the first to reveal the links between tobacco availability and smoking in pregnancy. Previous research sug
BBC Online
added Nov 14, 2018 03:14
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Financial incentives encourage pregnant women to quit smoking

The caveats: They may need to be part of larger programs to be effective. And smoking rates have fallen but remain stubbornly high among people without privilege.
Managed Care Magazine
added Nov 14, 2018 03:13
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[UK] Health Secretary will unveil plans for personalised warnings based on social class, lifestyle and genetics in bid to help Britons live an extra five years

For example, pregnant women in Blackpool would receive stop smoking messages because the data shows they are much more likely to smoke than elsewhere.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 6, 2018 16:40
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Maternal smoking and high BMI disrupt thyroid gland development [FREE FULL TEXT]

maternal smoking and high maternal BMI are associated with disturbed fetal thyroid gland development and endocrine function in a sex-specific manner during the second trimester. These findings suggest that predisposition to post-natal disease is mediated,
BioMed Central (uk)
added Oct 23, 2018 16:43
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Prenatal smoking exposure and cardio-metabolic risk factors in adulthood: a general population study and a meta-analysis

prenatal smoking exposure is associated with an increased odds ratio of overweight, obesity, and GDM in adulthood, but not with type 2 diabetes, hypertension, waist circumference, or total cholesterol. These findings highlight the importance of abstaining
International Journal of Obesity
added Sep 20, 2018 16:46
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UA physiology researcher continues studies on nicotine exposure during pregnancy

some obstetricians have been prescribing nicotine-replacement therapy (NRT), such as e-cigarettes...However, a growing body of evidence is beginning to show that nicotine exposure in the womb leads to a number of serious developmental abnormalities in ra
EurekAlert
added Sep 19, 2018 18:39
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