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Secondhand smoke exposure before birth may affect lungs into adulthood

Adult susceptibility to lung diseases may depend on prenatal exposure to secondhand smoke. So suggest scientists who found that exposing pregnant mice to secondhand smoke caused changes in the lung function and structure of their offspring that lasted int
Medical News TODAY(UK)
added Jun 29, 2017 08:56
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Comparing Smoking Topography and Subjective Measures of Usual Brand Cigarettes Between Pregnant and Non-Pregnant Smokers

results suggest that pregnant women do not smoke cigarettes more intensely or in a way that causes more toxicant exposure, perhaps due to a reportedly less pleasurable smoking experience.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jun 29, 2017 03:05
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Study reveals lung changes in mice exposed to second-hand smoke in utero

Mice exposed to second-hand smoke only during gestation undergo abnormal changes to lung structure and function that persist into adulthood, according to research published in the open access journal Respiratory Research. The study provides new insight i
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Jun 27, 2017 01:26
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Effect of prenatal exposure to waterpipe tobacco smoke on learning and memory of adult offspring rats

results showed that in utero exposure to waterpipe tobacco smoke was associated with impaired memory and decreased brain derived neurotrophic factor in hippocampus of adult male offspring rats.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jun 20, 2017 18:13
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[Finland] Smoke-free babies as a goal: 15% of pregnant Finns still smoke

Expectant mothers smoke more in Finland than in the other Nordic countries, and the southern city of Hämeenlinna has decided to do something about it. Carbon monoxide monitors are now a routine part of maternity clinic visits there.
YLE24 (fi)
added Jun 16, 2017 21:48
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[Finland] Research: Foetus absorbs mother's alcohol, nicotine intake in just two hours

Thesis research at the University of Eastern Finland has revealed that ethanol and nicotine can easily traverse the placenta from a mother to her unborn baby.
YLE24 (fi)
added Jun 16, 2017 17:27
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[UK] Smoking in Pregnancy Challenge Group media release: smoking during pregnancy rates

Good progress has been made in recent years to reduce rates of smoking in pregnant women and it is unclear why they should have stalled in the last 12 months. However, the Smoking in Pregnancy Challenge Group [3], a coalition of health charities working
ASH London (uk)
added Jun 15, 2017 20:59
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[UK] Statistics on Women’s Smoking Status at Time of Delivery, England - Quarter 4, 2016-17

• 10.5 per cent of pregnant women were known to be smokers at the time of delivery. This compares to 10.6 per cent for the previous year (2015/16), and is down from 15.1 per cent in 2006/07. • This is the second consecutive year that the prop
National Health Service (NHS) (uk)
added Jun 15, 2017 20:58
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[UK] Media advisory: Fall in smoking rates great news but hundreds of children still start smoking every day

On 1 July 2007 it will be the 10th anniversary of the implementation of smokefree legislation in England – a worthy date for publication of the next Tobacco Control Plan, with a commitment to delivering a smokefree future for our children.”
ASH London (uk)
added Jun 15, 2017 20:15
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[UK] Pregnant women smoking rates 'concern' in England

The reduction in smoking rates among pregnant women in England has slowed down in the past year, prompting concern from health charities. NHS figures show 10.5% of women currently smoke at the time of delivery - a drop of only 0.1% on last year. Over th
BBC Online
added Jun 15, 2017 15:11
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