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[Australia] Nicotine replacement therapy for smoking cessation in pregnancy

Nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) is recommended in current Australian clinical guidelines for pregnant women who are unable to quit smoking unassisted. Clinicians report low levels of prescribing NRT during pregnancy, due to safety concerns and low lev
Medical Journal of Australia
added Dec 12, 2017 17:04
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[Australia] Researchers indicate nicotine replacement is safer for pregnant women than smoking

Nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) is safer than smoking and should be recommended to more pregnant patients who are not able to quit on their own, according to a new review study in the Medical Journal of Australia led by a Ben-Gurion University of the
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Dec 12, 2017 17:03
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[Netherlands] Association between rs1051730 and smoking during pregnancy in Dutch women

The common genetic variant (rs1051730) in the 15q24 nicotinic acetylcholine receptor gene cluster CHRNA5-CHRNA3-CHRNB4 was associated with smoking quantity and has been reported to be associated also with reduced ability to quit smoking in pregnant women
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Dec 12, 2017 01:06
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Indoor E-cigarette restrictions increase prenatal smoking

Laws that prohibit the use of e-cigarettes in private workplaces, bars and restaurants may increase cigarette use by as much as 30 percent for pregnant women, according to research published in the Journal of Health Economics by Georgia State University
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Dec 8, 2017 09:53
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Pollution putting million of infants at risk of brain damage, UNICEF says

The report also mentions the adverse effects of smoking tobacco, even if the fetus is exposed to secondhand smoke in the womb. "The polluting agents in burning tobacco, despite being different from the ones found in fossil fuels, have overlaps," Rees sai
CNN
added Dec 7, 2017 21:51
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[UK] Pregnant Hollyoaks star Rachel Adedeji shames smokers at maternity hospital as mums-to-be forced to walk through toxic fumes

Rachel Adedeji, due to give birth to her first child in three weeks, has told how the second-hand smoke has her worried about her baby's health.
The Mirror (uk)
added Dec 7, 2017 21:47
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Prior exposure to smoking may affect infants' respiratory health

In a Pediatric Pulmonology study of children aged 15 months, increasing hair nicotine levels were related to prior parent-reported smoking exposure and were associated with potential increased risks of wheeze and asthma.
EurekAlert
added Dec 7, 2017 13:27
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Prior exposure to smoking may affect infants' respiratory health

In the study of 376 infants, researchers obtained detailed information from parents about smoking exposure during pregnancy and in the home at 3 and 15 months of age. Data for demographics, wheezing, and asthma were obtained from yearly questionnaires up
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Dec 6, 2017 17:11
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[Australia] Nicotine replacement in pregnancy 'safer than smoking'

Doctors are being encouraged to prescribe nicotine replacement therapy to pregnant women who find it too hard to quit smoking on their own in order to ensure the best health outcomes for the baby. A research review published in the Medical Journal of Au
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Dec 4, 2017 16:00
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[UK-Scotland] Call to make pregnant women key focus of anti-smoking strategy

called on the Scottish Government to make helping pregnant women stop smoking a key focus of its new tobacco control strategy. Cancer Research UK said ensuring expectant mothers can access local stop smoking services gives them the best chance of quitting
Falkirk Herald (uk)
added Nov 29, 2017 15:55
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