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Smoking During Pregnancy, Nicotine Exposure In Utero Linked To Genetic Changes That May Increase Risk Of ADHD

According to an animal study from Yale University, in utero nicotine exposure may trigger widespread genetic changes that affect the formation of connections between brain cells long throughout an animal's life — a change that could be linked to attention
Medical Daily
added Jun 1, 2016 20:09
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Smoking in pregnancy increases the risk your baby will suffer ADHD and addiction - but now scientists know why

New Yale study shows nicotine triggers genetic changes that affect the formation of connections - synapses - between brain cells / Genetic changes found to be present in adult mice as well as infants
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 1, 2016 19:51

[Asia, India] KUMAR: Educate women on pregnancy smoking

We need to use all the comm-unication tools at our disposal in a compelling manner to fill the knowledge gaps, educate both women and men about the risks that their unborn babies face through exposure to tobacco.
Deccan Herald (in)
added May 31, 2016 13:23

Effects of maternal smoking continue long after birth

Early exposure to nicotine can trigger widespread genetic changes that affect formation of connections between brain cells long after birth, a new Yale-led study has found. The finding helps explains why maternal smoking has been linked to behavioral cha
added May 30, 2016 19:28

[UK] Pregnant Stephanie Davis pictured smoking a cigarette as she sits on floor

can be seen chatting on the phone with the fag in her other hand – despite clear warnings about smoking while pregnant. However a source close to the former Hollyoaks actress, who appears to be sitting in the same car park where she was ‘assaulted’, has
The Sun (uk)
added May 27, 2016 21:54

Is Smoking During Pregnancy Tied to Offspring's Schizophrenia Risk?

"This is, so far, the largest study to show an association between prenatal nicotine exposure and schizophrenia," said study author Dr. Solja Niemela. She is a professor of psychiatry and addiction medicine at the University of Oulu, Lapland Hospital Dis
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added May 27, 2016 18:01

[UK] Use of electronic cigarettes in pregnancy: A guide for midwives and other healthcare professionals (PDF)

• Little research has been conducted into the safety of electronic cigarettes in pregnancy, however they are likely to be significantly less harmful to a pregnant woman and her baby than cigarettes.
Smokefree Action (uk)
added May 26, 2016 13:25

[UK] LOCKER: Achieving a smokefree pregnancy: can e-cigarettes help? - Jo Locker

The Smoking in Pregnancy Challenge Group has produced a short briefing to assist health professionals in responding to some of the most frequently asked questions. It also provides a summary of the current research evidence in this area. Key messages in Blogs (uk)
added May 26, 2016 13:18

‘Opt-out’ referrals after identifying pregnant smokers using exhaled air carbon monoxide: impact on engagement with smoking cessation support [FREE FULL TEXT]

In a hospital with an ‘opt-in’ referral system, adding CO screening with ‘opt-out’ referrals as women attended ultrasound examinations doubled the numbers of pregnant smokers setting quit dates and reporting smoking cessation.
Tobacco Control
added May 26, 2016 00:05

[Finland, UK] Schizophrenia link to smoking during pregnancy found

Research in Finland found that the more women were exposed to nicotine the greater chance they had of having a child affected by the severe mental illness. Signs of heavy nicotine exposure in a mother's blood were associated with a 38% increased likelih
ITV Network Limited (uk)
added May 25, 2016 16:40
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