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[UK] High-definition scans suggest effects of smoking may be seen in unborn babies

Francis, of Lancaster University, said: “Technology means we can now see what was previously hidden, revealing how smoking affects the development of the fetus in ways we did not realise. This is yet further evidence of the negative effects of smoking in
Lancaster Universty (uk)
added Mar 25, 2015 12:13

[UK] 4D ultrasound scans show the harmful effects of smoking during pregnancy on babies

Dr Nadja Reissland has studied moving 4D scan images and recorded thousands of tiny movements in the womb. She monitored 20 mothers attending the James Cook University Hospital in Middlesbrough, four of whom smoked an average of 14 cigarettes a day.
The [London, UK] Express
added Mar 24, 2015 20:14

[UK] Know someone who smokes during pregnancy? Show them this

a study of women found that babies of those who smoke actually move their mouths and touch themselves significantly more than those carried by non-smokers. The study only involved 20 mothers, four of whom smoked an average of 14 cigarettes a day, but res
Metro Café (uk)
added Mar 24, 2015 20:13

[UK] Unborn baby shown grimacing in womb as mother smokes

Unborn babies appear to grimace in the womb when their mother lights up, scientists have shown, demonstrating the harmful effects of smoking during pregnancy. The tiny movements were captured in the faces of the foetuses during using 4D ultrasound scans.
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Mar 24, 2015 20:12

Nicotine and the Developing Human: A Neglected Element in the Electronic Cigarette Debate [FREE FULL TEXT]

If electronic cigarettes are to play a beneficial role in strategies to end the tobacco epidemic without causing unintended harm, steps to protect the health of millions of pregnant women, infants, children, and adolescents are needed. Because nicotine e
American Journal of Preventive Medicine
added Mar 24, 2015 13:36

Nicotine and the Developing Human: A Neglected Element in the Electronic Cigarette Debate.

Human and animal data support that nicotine exposure during periods of developmental vulnerability (fetal through adolescent stages) has multiple adverse health consequences, including impaired fetal brain and lung development, and altered development of
National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI)
added Mar 24, 2015 13:34

[Singapore] If neighbours can't settle disputes, law will step in

Parliament passed the Community Disputes Resolution Bill yesterday. ... an unhappy pregnant resident's complaint that the constant smell of cigarette smoke from her neighbour living one level below her flat would affect her unborn child. She asked: "Smok
AsiaOne (sg)
added Mar 14, 2015 12:02

[UK] Help at hand for families to stub out cigarettes for good

HEALTH leaders are to step up their campaign to stop parents smoking – alongside new anti-cigarette laws due to come into force. Stoke-on-Trent City Council wants to commission a new service which aims to help 120 mums quit smoking by the time they give
Stoke Sentinel (This Is Staffordshire) (uk)
added Mar 11, 2015 10:47
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Depression During Pregnancy Linked to Child's Asthma Risk

The study authors adjusted their findings to account for mothers' smoking during pregnancy, but they did not account for fathers' smoking or other sources of secondhand smoke. Smoking during pregnancy influences a baby's lung development, Rabin noted.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Mar 9, 2015 15:20
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Smoking During Pregnancy Linked To Increased Risk Of Adult Onset Diabetes In Daughters

By stifling their baby’s oxygen supply with dangerous chemicals, they run the risk of various health problems not only for their child but also for themselves. Adding to that list is a higher risk of type 2 diabetes in women who were exposed to smoking w
Medical Daily
added Mar 8, 2015 14:32
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