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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Female smokers rise to 35.8% in 2016

Global Adult Tobacco Survey (GATS), 34 percent of every 100 individuals in the city are said to be smokers which is way above the national average of 23 percent. The number of women smokers in the city continue to rise, from the 20.4 percent recorded in 2
Cebu City Sun Star (ph)
added Jun 16, 2017 21:47
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[Finland] Research: Foetus absorbs mother's alcohol, nicotine intake in just two hours

Thesis research at the University of Eastern Finland has revealed that ethanol and nicotine can easily traverse the placenta from a mother to her unborn baby.
YLE24 (fi)
added Jun 16, 2017 17:27
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Maternal Smoking during Pregnancy Is Associated with Offspring Hypodontia

Maternal smoking during pregnancy is associated with hypodontia. Larger samples and prospective observational study designs, however, are needed to investigate this association further.
Journal of Dental Research
added Jun 6, 2017 15:45
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In Utero Tobacco Exposure Can Lead to Executive Function Issues in Adolescents

the study is the first to look at the long-term impact on students in a high school setting and demonstrates the importance of providing more evidence-based smoking cessation programs to women of childbearing age and pregnant women.
Boston Medical Center
added Jun 2, 2017 20:56
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Maternal smoking: a life course blood pressure determinant?

study showed that exposure to maternal smoking- before pregnancy, during pregnancy and 4 years after delivery- was associated with a systolic BP-raising effect in children at the age of 4. The findings of this study add an important insight to the need to
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added May 31, 2017 18:50
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[UK-Scotland] Smoking by pregnant women damages the liver cells of their unborn babies

A NEW stem cell study has revealed the disturbing damage that smoking cigarettes while pregnant can do to unborn babies. An Edinburgh University-led research team has developed a way to monitor the long-term effects on liver tissue of pregnant women smo
TheNational.scot (uk)
added May 30, 2017 02:56
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Smoking cessation 4 years prior to RA diagnosis associated with reduced mortality risk

enrolled 121,701 registered nurses in 1976 who answered questionnaires every 2 years. Among the nurses, 938 had incident rheumatoid arthritis (RA). There were 8,951 matched controls. Among those who smoked at baseline, 40% of participants with RA permane
Healio.com
added May 19, 2017 21:36
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[Pennsylvania] What You Need to Know If Your Partner Smokes​

As part of an ongoing research partnership with the an Amish community in Pennsylvania, researchers... Turns out, even the trace amounts of smoke you’re breathing in while around a smoker can do real damage. Men exposed to secondhand smoke showed higher
Men's Health Magazine
added May 9, 2017 13:47
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[Pennsylvania] Secondhand Smoke Ups Heart Disease in Unique Group of Female Nonsmokers – Amish Women

The research, conducted in a Pennsylvania Amish community where virtually no women smoke, found that women who were exposed to secondhand smoke had a greater risk for cardiovascular disease, while men exposed to secondhand smoke tended to have a higher bo
Newswise
added May 9, 2017 13:44
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ALVAREZ: Time to Get Deadly Serious About Smoking’s Toll on Women

Female smokers need to understand the reality of this practice. Smoking will not give them a better social status, make them more beautiful, or improve their physical and emotional well-being. It will lead to health problems, more depression, and a nasty
LifeZette
added Apr 20, 2017 15:16
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