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[UK] EXCLUSIVE: Fury as ‘failed’ £40k pregnant smoking scheme to be rolled out

A ‘failed’ scheme which handed out thousands of pounds of taxpayers’ cash to persuade pregnant mums to quit smoking looks set to be controversially rolled out. Health chiefs handed out nearly £40,000 to expectant mums across north east Derbyshire to enco
Derbyshire Times (Bakewell Today) (uk)
added Mar 21, 2014 10:52

Nicotine Patches Don't Help Pregnant Women Quit Smoking: Study

Nicotine patches don't seem to help pregnant women quit smoking, a new study has found. The study included 402 pregnant women in France who smoked at least five cigarettes a day. The women, who were 12 to 20 weeks' pregnant, were randomly selected to use
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Mar 18, 2014 01:43

Secondhand smoke tied to miscarriages, stillbirths

"We often think of the diseases that secondhand smoke causes as diseases of older people," epidemiologist Andrew Hyland told Reuters Health. "The results of this study show that secondhand smoke can affect even unborn babies." Hyland led the study at th
added Mar 14, 2014 14:16

[UK] 12% of mothers in England smoke throughout pregnancy

The number of mothers in England known to smoke right up until their due date is 12 per cent, 1 per cent over the 2015 target set by the government's Tobacco Control Plan in 2011. The Health and Social Care Information Centre (HSCIC) figures, published
The Information Daily (formerly eGov monitor - A Policy Dialogue Platform) (uk)
added Mar 11, 2014 11:46

Secondhand smoke over a lifetime contributes to pregnancy loss

Secondhand smoke is linked with pregnancy loss, including miscarriage, stillbirth and tubal ectopic pregnancy, U.S. researchers say. "This study demonstrated pregnancy outcomes could be correlated with secondhand smoking," lead investigator Andrew Hyland
added Mar 10, 2014 16:20

[Virginia] Vital Signs: Tobacco-Free Community Coalition takes comprehensive approach `

local health department, hospitals, nonprofits and community members formed a workgroup called the Planning District 10 Tobacco Free Community Coalition...Over the next four years, the coalition is working towards two objectives: decreasing the percent of
Charlottesville (VA) Daily Progress
added Mar 9, 2014 10:20

Children Hurt by Secondhand Smoke

for parents who smoke, stopping may be the healthiest thing they can do. Recent research showed that children whose parents smoke may be at greater risk for heart attack and stroke as adults, even if they, themselves, do not smoke.
added Mar 6, 2014 17:57

Prenatal nicotine exposure may lead to ADHD in future generations

your child's ADHD might be an environmentally induced health condition inherited from your grandmother, who may have smoked cigarettes during pregnancy a long time ago. And the fact that you never smoked may be irrelevant for your child's ADHD. The resea
added Mar 6, 2014 16:12

Transgenerational transmission of hyperactivity in a mouse model of ADHD.

Our data reveal transgenerational transmission of PNE-induced hyperactivity in mice via the maternal but not the paternal line of descent. We suggest that transgenerational transmission is a plausible mechanism for propagation of environmentally induced A
National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI)
added Mar 6, 2014 16:10

[Spain] Half of pregnant women are passive smokers, due above all to their partners

As shown in a study carried out by researchers at 13 research centres in Asturias, Gipuzkoa, Sabadell and Valencia, over half of non-smoking pregnant women, 55%, are passive smokers. These women are under the effect of tobacco smoke to a considerable ext
added Mar 6, 2014 00:26
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