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TROUBLESOME TEENS Smoking ten cigarettes a day while you’re pregnant ‘harms your baby, well into their teenage years’

PUFFING on just 10 fags a day when you’re pregnant is enough to harm your baby, experts have warned. And that harm is evident well into a child’s teenage years, they found. Smoking just ten cigarettes in pregnancy could harm you baby's health well into
Scottish Sun (uk)
added Jun 5, 2017 14:24
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In Utero Tobacco Exposure Can Lead to Executive Function Issues in Adolescents

the study is the first to look at the long-term impact on students in a high school setting and demonstrates the importance of providing more evidence-based smoking cessation programs to women of childbearing age and pregnant women.
Boston Medical Center
added Jun 2, 2017 20:56
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Postpartum Changes in Mood and Smoking-Related Symptomatology: An Ecological Momentary Assessment Investigation

Numerous significant relationships were observed, including a 96% increase in craving after smoking relapse. These novel observations can inform new and effective postpartum smoking relapse prevention programs.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jun 1, 2017 20:49
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Maternal smoking: a life course blood pressure determinant?

study showed that exposure to maternal smoking- before pregnancy, during pregnancy and 4 years after delivery- was associated with a systolic BP-raising effect in children at the age of 4. The findings of this study add an important insight to the need to
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added May 31, 2017 18:50
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Cigarette damage to unborn children revealed in stem cell study

Chemicals found in cigarette smoke have been shown to damage foetal liver cells. Researchers have now developed a novel way to study the effects of maternal smoking on liver tissue using embryonic stem cells.
ScienceDaily
added May 31, 2017 17:28
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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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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] 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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[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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[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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