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Depression After Heart Attack May Be More Common for Women

The study showed smokers were more likely to have anxiety after a heart attack than former smokers and those who never smoked. But there was no link between smoking and increased risk of depression after a heart attack, the researchers said.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Oct 23, 2014 14:09
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Maternal smoking during pregnancy and infant stress response: Test of a prenatal programming hypothesis

Results provide initial support for our hypothesis that MSDP programs offspring HPA (dys)regulation. Epigenetic regulation of placental GR may serve as a novel underlying mechanism. Results may have implications for delineating pathways to adverse outcom
Psychoneuroendocrinology
added Oct 21, 2014 14:34
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Smoking during pregnancy alters newborn stress hormones, DNA, study finds

indicates that newborns of mothers who smoke cigarettes during pregnancy show lower levels of stress hormones, lowered stress response, and alterations in DNA for a gene that regulates passage of stress hormones from mother to fetus.
ScienceDaily
added Oct 21, 2014 14:32
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[Australia] Sins of the smokers find them out 30 years later

A bump in the take-up of smoking among women in the early 1980s is now being echoed in lung cancer rates, which are rising for women while falling for men. The state's first comprehensive report on lung cancer, released by the Cancer Institute of NSW on
The Age (au)
added Oct 21, 2014 10:49
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The needs and preferences of pregnant smokers regarding tailored Internet-based smoking cessation interventions: a qualitative interview study

Internet-based Smoking Cessation Interventions (ISCIs) may help pregnant smokers who are unable, or unwilling, to access face-to-face stop smoking support...Conclusions: The present study has identified a number of potential building blocks for ISCIs tar
7thSpace Interactive (portal)
added Oct 14, 2014 13:42
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[Kyrgyzstan] About 45 percent of men in Chui province are smokers

the Candidate of Medical Science Asel Borzhubayeva said at the round table "The extent and consequences of tobacco in Kyrgyzstan" at the National Institute for Strategic Studies.
The News Agency 24.kg (kg)
added Oct 14, 2014 11:51
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[UK] How stress of a career is harming women's health: Life expectancy gap between the sexes is narrowing rapidly

In 1963, mortality rates among men were at twice the rate for women By 2013, the gap had narrowed markedly to just 1.5 times, study shows
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 14, 2014 01:42
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[UK] Simon Clark - Taking Liberties - Never let it be said that public health campaigners attack smokers

The delightful Social Change UK have come up with a new campaign, one so hideously warped and imperious that one ponders the fact if it were a group of people other than vapers and smokers being singled out that it wouldn't somehow fall foul of our ridic
Taking Liberties (Simon Clark blog) (UK)
added Oct 12, 2014 12:32
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[China, Mid-east] Richard Smith: A tobacco company CEO writes to his marketing department

We must associate smoking with strength, glamour, ambition, progress, achievement, and above all freedom. What about: “Only the free can smoke” or “Work hard, smoke hard”? You will do better. And what might be our means? Television advertising is both exp
BMJ Group blogs
added Oct 12, 2014 11:54
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[Malta] Advocating a smoke-free world

Stephanie Fsadni learns that women are more prone to breathing problems than men. Respiratory consultant Josef Micallef explains why they are more predisposed to suffer from asthma, lung cancer and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).
Times of Malta (mt)
added Oct 10, 2014 13:46
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