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Smoking during pregnancy in the United States, 2005–2014: The role of depression

Over the past decade, smoking during pregnancy has increased among women experiencing a major depressive episode and is over four times more common among pregnant women with, than without, MDE. Disparities in smoking during pregnancy by MDE status and so
Drug and Alcohol Dependence
added Aug 9, 2017 14:21
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[Australia] Effect of long-term maternal smoking on the offspring’s lung health [FREE FULL TEXT]

maternal SE can enhance oxidative stress and the expression of RAGE, as well as promote RAGE-mediated inflammatory responses in offspring lungs. Maternal MitoQ supplementation during pregnancy is beneficial in reducing inflammatory and oxidative stress re
American Journal of Physiology-Lung Cellular and Molecular Physiology.
added Aug 8, 2017 14:08
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[Australia] Research sheds new light on why smoking in pregnancy is harmful

Research...has identified oxidative stress as the major mechanism by which developing offspring are harmed...a smoker inhales additional toxic chemicals and billions of free radicals [oxidants] which enter the blood stream and affect the whole body.
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Aug 8, 2017 14:06
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Tobacco policy reform and population-wide antismoking activities in Australia: the impact on smoking during pregnancy [FREE FULL TEXT]

The declining prevalence of smoking during pregnancy between 2003 and 2011, while encouraging, does not appear to be directly related to general population antismoking activities or a pregnancy-specific campaign undertaken in this period.
Tobacco Control
added Aug 5, 2017 15:14
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[UK] British women have shorter lifespans and the second worst life expectancy in Europe because of heavy smoking and hard drinking, experts say

Female life expectancy in the UK is three years less than in Spain and worse than in poorer countries such as Slovenia and recession-hit Greece, according to a report from Public Health England. Only Denmark has a worse record. Last night, experts warne
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 24, 2017 15:55
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[UK] VAPE AWAYMajor smoking crackdown launched as Government urges millions to switch to e-cigarettes

As part of the new Tobacco Control Plan, health bosses will promote e-cigarettes as a safer alternative to traditional fags. Ministers also want to cut regular smoking among 15-year-olds from eight per cent to three per cent. Campaigners Ash predict th
The Sun (uk)
added Jul 19, 2017 14:18
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[UK] Girls inherit smoking miscarriage risk

Women exposed to cigarette smoke while in their mothers' wombs are more likely to experience miscarriage as adults, according to a study. University of Aberdeen researchers found the link remained even after taking account of the smoking habits of the wo
BBC Online
added Jul 14, 2017 11:17
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[New York] ARCHIVE: TENNIS; Forgetful Capriati Recalls How to Win

organized by Smokefree Educational Services, to protest the continued sponsorship of women's tennis by Philip Morris...Two hundred protesters gathered on Seventh Avenue outside Madison Square Garden carrying placards castigating the link between women's t
New York Times
added Jul 5, 2017 17:20
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Raise the Smoking Age to 21? Most Kids Fine With That

The study included more than 17,000 teens and preteens from 185 U.S. schools. The researchers found that younger adolescents were more likely to support the initiative. Girls were more likely to support raising the minimum age than boys. According to B
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jun 19, 2017 19:15
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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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