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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

[UK-Scotland] High availability of tobacco raises smoking rates in mothers-to-be

Women are more likely to smoke during pregnancy if they live in areas with lots of shops selling cigarettes, a study shows. Pregnant women living in Scottish neighbourhoods with the highest availability of tobacco products are 70 per cent more likely to
added Nov 12, 2018 22:11
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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

[Australia] Tasmania's pre-term birth rates highest in the country

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare figures show Tasmania's pre-term birth rate has been rising steadily since 2005, and in 2016 it was the highest in the country. In Tasmania, 669, or 11.3 per cent of babies, were born pre-term compared to the n
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Nov 12, 2018 20:43

Smoking during pregnancy may lead to childhood eye condition

In an Acta Ophthalmologica analysis of 11 relevant articles, maternal smoking during pregnancy was associated with a 46 percent increased risk that offspring will develop strabismus—one of the most prevalent eye-related diseases among children. Maternal
Medical Xpress (
added Nov 7, 2018 16:59

More pregnant women in U.S. smoking pot

Even as alcohol and tobacco use continue to decline among pregnant women in the U.S., a new study offers fresh evidence that more American mothers are using cannabis during pregnancy.
added Nov 7, 2018 18:54
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Maternal smoking during pregnancy and the risk of strabismus in offspring: a meta‐analysis

the results of our meta‐analysis suggest that maternal smoking during pregnancy is associated with a higher risk of strabismus in offspring. The association still exists even after controlling confounders. Given the increasing prevalence of strabismus wor
Wiley Online Library
added Nov 7, 2018 17:02
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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

Neighbourhood tobacco supply and individual maternal smoking during pregnancy: a fixed-effects longitudinal analysis using routine data [FREE FULL TEXT]

Conclusions The results provide the strongest evidence to date of an association between the neighbourhood availability of tobacco and smoking, and the first to do so among pregnant women. These findings provide supportive evidence for interventions targ
Tobacco Control
added Nov 4, 2018 16:09
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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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