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[Asia, Pakistan] Secondhand smoke causing thousands of still births in developing countries

The study reveals that more than 40% of all pregnant women in Pakistan are exposed to secondhand smoke -- causing approximately 17,000 stillbirths in a year. Exposure to secondhand smoke during pregnancy increases the risk of stillbirth, congenital malf
ScienceDaily
added Jul 24, 2018 20:53
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Cigarette use declines among U.S. young women, but marijuana blunt use rises

Cigarette use decreased among young women - including pregnant women - during the past decade in the U.S., according to a new study. But, researchers found, use of marijuana blunts rose.
Reuters
added Jul 23, 2018 05:30
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VAPING AND USING NICOTINE PATCHES DURING PREGNANCY COULD RAISE RISK OF CRIB DEATH, RAT STUDY SUGGESTS

Expectant mothers who use nicotine during pregnancy could raise their baby’s risk of crib death, according to a study using rats. Scientific evidence already suggests smoking cigarettes during pregnancy raises the likelihood of crib death. But using nic
Newsweek
added Jul 23, 2018 06:29
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High maternal circulating cotinine during pregnancy is associated with persistently shorter stature from birth to five years in an Asian cohort

Little is known about the long-term effects of prenatal tobacco exposure on offspring stature in Asia where passive smoking is common. This study has used an objective biomarker to reveal that the association of prenatal tobacco exposure with offspring l
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jul 23, 2018 06:05
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[UK] Vaping and using nicotine patches in pregnancy linked to cot death

"Using e-cigarettes or nicotine patches during pregnancy could increase the risk of cot death in newborns, an early study has found," Sky News reports. Cot death, referred to by clinicians as sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS), is the sudden, unexpecte
National Health Service (NHS) (uk)
added Jul 20, 2018 20:21
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[UK] Mothers who vape or wear nicotine patches during pregnancy increase their baby’s risk of cot death

Mothers who vape or wear nicotine patches during pregnancy increase their baby’s risk of cot death, a study suggests....Official NHS guidance warns pregnant women not to smoke cigarettes because it can damage their baby. Those who feel they are unable to
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 20, 2018 14:26
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Secondhand smoke exposure during pregnancy: a cross-sectional analysis of data from Demographic and Health Survey from 30 low-income and middle-income countries

We have demonstrated that SHS exposure during pregnancy is far more common than active smoking in LMICs, accounting for more stillbirths than active smoking. Protecting pregnant women from SHS exposure should be a key strategy to improve maternal and chil
Tobacco Control
added Jul 20, 2018 02:08
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E-Cigarettes, Nicotine Patch During Pregnancy May Hike SIDS Risk

Using any form of nicotine during pregnancy or while nursing may raise a baby's risk for sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS), new animal research suggests. The findings indicate that nicotine patches or electronic cigarettes may not be a safe alternativ
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jul 19, 2018 15:14
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Use of nicotine during pregnancy may increase risk of sudden infant death syndrome

Nicotine exposure during pregnancy, whether from smoking cigarettes, or nicotine patches and e-cigarettes, increases risk of sudden infant death syndrome -- sometimes known as 'cot death' -- according to new research.
ScienceDaily
added Jul 19, 2018 18:16
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Use of nicotine during pregnancy may increase risk of sudden infant death syndrome

Nicotine exposure during pregnancy, whether from smoking cigarettes, or nicotine patches and e-cigarettes, increases risk of sudden infant death syndrome—sometimes known as "cot death—according to new research published in the Journal of Physiology. Sud
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Jul 19, 2018 14:22
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