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[Belgium] Smoke-Free Laws May Cut Preterm Births

This study investigated the incidence of preterm delivery after implementation of smoke-free legislation in three phases. * There were reductions in the risk of preterm birth after the introduction of each phase of the smoking ban. No decreasing trend wa
MedPage Today
added Feb 16, 2013 15:21
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[Belgium] Smoking Bans Reduce Incidence Of Preterm Births

A recent study that evaluated the impact of the introduction of smoke-free legislation on preterm births identified yet another benefit of smoking bans. The findings, which were published in BMJ, confirm that smoking bans significantly reduce the risk of
Medical News TODAY(UK)
added Feb 15, 2013 09:28
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Impact of a stepwise introduction of smoke-free legislation on the rate of preterm births: analysis of routinely collected birth data.

Our study shows a consistent pattern of reduction in the risk of preterm delivery with successive population interventions to restrict smoking. This finding is not definitive but it supports the notion that smoking bans have public health benefits from e
National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI)
added Mar 8, 2013 06:38
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[California] Open Windows, Lower Risk for Preterm Birth: Study

published online and in the April issue of the American Journal of Public Health, researchers questioned more than 1,760 mothers in Los Angeles about the quality of air in their home while they were pregnant. They were asked about their exposure to second
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Feb 16, 2013 17:26
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[UK, UK-Scotland] Smoking ban 'cuts premature births'

The theory that public smoking bans cut the number of children born prematurely has been strengthened by new research. The study of 600,000 births found three successive drops in babies born before 37 weeks - each occurring after a phase of a public smo
BBC Online
added Feb 15, 2013 08:27
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[Belgium] Study links smoking bans to fewer pre-term births

Banning smoking in enclosed public places can lead to lower rates of preterm birth, according to Belgian researchers who say the findings point to health benefits of smoke-free laws even in very early life.
Reuters
added Feb 14, 2013 20:41
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[Belgium] Smoking bans linked with 'successive reductions' in preterm birth

Given that even a mild reduction in gestational age has been linked in other studies to adverse health outcomes in early and later life, our study has important public health implications, say the authors.
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Feb 14, 2013 20:39
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[Australia] Parental smoking and risk of childhood brain tumors - Milne

This study investigated associations between parental smoking and risk of CBT in a population-based case–control study conducted between 2005 and 2010
International Journal of Cancer
added Mar 21, 2013 12:13
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Regional Brain Morphometry and Impulsivity in Adolescents Following Prenatal Exposure to Cocaine and TobaccoPrenatal Exposure to Cocaine and Tobacco

Prenatal cocaine or tobacco exposure can differentially affect structural brain maturation during adolescence and underlie enhanced susceptibility to impulsivity. Additional studies with larger sample sizes are warranted.
JAMA Pediatrics (Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine)
added Feb 14, 2013 10:04
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Impact of Fetal Drug Exposures on the Adolescent BrainImpact of Drug Exposure on the Adolescent Brain

While the deleterious effects of alcohol, and to a lesser extent nicotine, to the fetus are well recognized, those of illicit drugs are much less understood. Drugs can harm the fetus both via effects to the placenta interfering with nutrient delivery and
JAMA Pediatrics (Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine)
added Feb 14, 2013 10:03
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