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[UK] These are the dangers of smoking while pregnant

One in four women who go to NHS antenatal classes in part of the West Midlands is a smoker - one of the highest rates in the country. New NHS figures reveal Walsall Healthcare saw a rate of one woman smoking out of every six who used the antenatal servi
Birmingham Mail (uk)
added May 31, 2017 13:40
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[UK-Scotland] Smoking by pregnant women damages the liver cells of their unborn babies

A NEW stem cell study has revealed the disturbing damage that smoking cigarettes while pregnant can do to unborn babies. An Edinburgh University-led research team has developed a way to monitor the long-term effects on liver tissue of pregnant women smo
TheNational.scot (uk)
added May 30, 2017 02:56
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Prenatal nicotine exposure induces HPA axis-hypersensitivity in offspring rats via the intrauterine programming of up-regulation of hippocampal GAD67

These results indicate that prenatal nicotine exposure can enhance the potential excitability of the hypothalamus via the intrauterine programming of up-regulation of hippocampal GAD67. All of these results contribute to the HPA-axis hypersensitivity in a
Archives of Toxicology
added May 30, 2017 03:03
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[UK-Scotland] Scientists find that smoking harms livers of unborn babies

Scientists found that the cocktail of chemicals in cigarettes is particularly harmful to developing liver cells. They developed a method of studying the effects of maternal smoking on liver tissue using embryonic stem cells. The team, led by the Universi
BBC Online
added May 30, 2017 02:54
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Smoking during pregnancy can destroy a baby's liver, discover scientists

A potent mix of chemicals found in cigarette smoke destroys the livers of unborn children, new research shows. The findings are yet further damning evidence of just how dangerous smoking is for pregnant women. Scientists made the new discovery after lo
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 29, 2017 18:52
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Maternal Smoking during Pregnancy Is Associated with Offspring Hypodontia

Maternal smoking during pregnancy is associated with hypodontia. Larger samples and prospective observational study designs, however, are needed to investigate this association further.
Journal of Dental Research
added Jun 6, 2017 15:45
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More Evidence Linking Smoke-free Legislation and Lower Risk of Prematurity and Low Birth Weight ($$)

Pediatrics
added May 18, 2017 01:33
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Smoke-Free Legislation in Spain and Prematurity

CONCLUSIONS: The implementation of the Spanish smoke-free policies was associated with a risk reduction for preterm births and low birth weight infants, especially with the introduction of the more restrictive ban. Accepted
Pediatrics
added May 18, 2017 01:32
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Spain's smoking ban tied to drop in preterm and underweight babies

Researchers examined data on more than 5 million babies born in Spain from 2000 to 2013. .."Second hand smoke exposure during pregnancy is associated with health complications affecting perinatal and neonatal health," said senior study author Dr. Inaki Ga
Reuters
added May 18, 2017 01:31
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[UK-Scotland] Modelling foetal exposure to maternal smoking using hepatoblasts from pluripotent stem cells [FREE FULL TEXT]

The liver is a dynamic organ which is both multifunctional and highly regenerative. A major role of the liver is to process both endo and xenobiotics. Cigarettes are an example of a legal and widely used drug which can cause major health problems for adu
Archives of Toxicology
added May 30, 2017 03:01
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