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[UK] More than a QUARTER of pregnant women light up in Blackpool: Town has highest rate of smoking mothers, while London has the lowest

New NHS figures reveal 26 per cent of women were smokers at the time of birth in 2015/16. This contrasted with Westminster in central London at the other end of the spectrum, where just 1.5 per cent of women did.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 16, 2016 19:10

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

Further exploration of the potential unintended consequences of facilitating a transition from combusted to non-combusted products is warranted, and special consideration of the effects of nicotine exposure among vulnerable populations—including pregnant
National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI)
added Jun 14, 2016 15:58

CHAPMAN: Is nicotine really as safe as e-cigarette supporters make out?

the long-term consequences of inhaling an average of 200 and up to 600 times a day a soup of vaporized flavouring and other chemicals approved for ingestion but not inhalation will not be known for many years.
The Conversation (au)
added Jun 14, 2016 15:30

[Australia] Plain packaging laws linked to perverse incentives among pregnant teens

SIMON CHAPMAN: Well, we have no idea how representative that study is. You know, how many people have said that, you know? Is it a dozen, is it 20, is it 30? I mean we've got millions of people in this country who are now ex-smokers thanks to the sort
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Jun 13, 2016 15:21

[Australia] Pregnant teens are taking up smoking to make their babies SMALL because they're ‘scared of giving birth’

Research has found Australian teens have seen warnings on packs of cigarettes they can reduce birth weight of babies, and flaunting other health risks to themselves or their unborn children, The Daily Telegraph reported. The discovery was made during a
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 12, 2016 16:11

Marijuana Use and Its Effects in Pregnancy

while marijuana exposure alone was not associated with significant perinatal adverse outcomes, co-use with cigarette smoking rendered increased risk over either alone. Due to observed prevalence of concurrent cigarette and marijuana use, it is of likely i
American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology
added Jun 10, 2016 16:16

Combination of marijuana and tobacco in pregnancy may compound risks

“In co-users of both marijuana and cigarettes we noted an increase in smaller babies, earlier deliveries, asthma, and pregnancy-related hypertension,” Dr. Diana Racusin, an author of the study, told Reuters Health by email.
added Jun 10, 2016 16:13

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
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