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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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Air Pollutants Reach Placenta, Might Harm Fetus: Study

Scientists warn that soot from polluted air is reaching the placenta of pregnant women, possibly harming the health of unborn babies. Tiny carbon particles released by the burning of fossil fuels enter a woman's bloodstream when she breathes polluted air
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Sep 17, 2018 17:02
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Prenatal and concurrent cocaine, alcohol, marijuana, and tobacco effects on adolescent cognition and attention

Highlights • Prenatal cocaine/polydrug exposure (PCE) may lead to substance (SUDs) through associated cognitive deficits and early substance use. • PCE and non-exposed adolescents were compared on cognitive functions and drug use. • PCE adolescents had
Drug and Alcohol Dependence
added Sep 16, 2018 18:47
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[UK] 'Concern' at rise in pregnant women smoking at end of last year

A report to the City of York Council Health, Housing and Adult Social Care Policy and Scrutiny Committee says the percentage of pregnant women smoking in the Vale of York CCG area rose from 7.5 per cent in the third quarter of last year to 11.9 per cent
York Press (uk)
added Sep 11, 2018 21:05
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[UK] England's damning pregnancy smoking map: Graphic reveals expectant mothers in Blackpool are 23 TIMES more likely to smoke than those in West London

Despite it being well-known that smoking while pregnant can give babies serious health problems, one in 10 expectant mothers in England don't ditch the cigarettes. And the rates of smoking during pregnancy vary across the country, with women in the nort
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 9, 2018 20:09
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[UK] Smoking is costing Cornwall 1,000 lives a year and costing £121million

Cornwall has higher numbers of smokers in all categories - including teenagers and pregnant women - than the national averages.
Cornwall Live (uk)
added Sep 4, 2018 19:31
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[UK-Wales] The devastating effect smoking while pregnant has on unborn babies

Now midwives across Wales are raising awareness of the dangers of smoking and providing access to support to help pregnant mums-to-be quit.
WalesOnline (uk)
added Aug 29, 2018 23:44
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Pregnancy-Induced Increases in the Nicotine Metabolite Ratio: Examining Changes During Antepartum and Postpartum

Future analyses are needed to interpret the changes in NMR in the context of nicotine pharmacokinetics, as well its impact on changes in smoking behavior and cessation outcomes.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Aug 26, 2018 18:35
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Tobacco policy reform and population-wide antismoking activities in Australia: the impact on smoking during pregnancy [FREE FULL TEXT]

The declining prevalence of smoking during pregnancy between 2003 and 2011, while encouraging, does not appear to be directly related to general population antismoking activities or a pregnancy-specific campaign undertaken in this period.
Tobacco Control
added Aug 21, 2018 12:30
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[Africa, South Africa] #ChildSafetyMonth If you’re pregnant and vaping - you may want to reconsider

“We don’t know absolutely everything, but nicotine is a substance that affects the vascular system and a baby is dependent on the placenta, the so called afterbirth, in which all the blood comes through blood vessels. And I would think we need to be very
Independent Online (IOL) / The Post (za)
added Sep 5, 2018 01:44
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