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[Finland, UK] Schizophrenia link to smoking during pregnancy found

Research in Finland found that the more women were exposed to nicotine the greater chance they had of having a child affected by the severe mental illness. Signs of heavy nicotine exposure in a mother's blood were associated with a 38% increased likelih
ITV Network Limited (uk)
added May 25, 2016 16:40

[Latin America, South America/Caribbean] PAHO: More government action needed to reverse smoking epidemic in region

According to the report, only half the population of the Americas (the inhabitants of 17 of 35 countries) is fully protected from the harmful effects of tobacco smoke by laws requiring smoke-free environments in all enclosed public places and workplaces
Caribbean360 (bb)
added May 20, 2016 22:53

[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] Lhokseumawe Bans Women from Smoking in Public Spaces

He said that Lhokseumawe City has seen young women smoking in coffee shops or cafes of late...“I call on coffee shop owners to ban women from smoking in public spaces. Because it is conflicted with the culture of an Acehnese woman. If allowed, it could s
Tempo (id)
added May 13, 2016 19:02

Global Cigars & Cigarillos Market is driven by the wide availability of flavored cigars & cigarillos and increasing the number of women smokers globally, 2025

According to the latest market report published by Persistence Market Research, titled “Global Cigars & Cigarillos Market is driven by the wide availability of flavored cigars & cigarillos and increasing the number of women smokers globally, 2025”, the ci (blog)
added May 12, 2016 03:10

Tobacco tax for Medicaid plan faces challenge in Oklahoma

A plan to shift coverage for some of Oklahoma’s Medicaid recipients in order to trigger an infusion of federal funding appears to be gaining support among Republican lawmakers, but the idea of funding it with a tobacco tax is facing uphill sledding in the
AP - Associated Press
added Apr 30, 2016 21:27

[Mexico, USA] Kids' cancer risk might be tied to where mom was born

In Mexico, for example, women generally have strong social support networks and low stress levels during pregnancy, Heck said. Also, she added, “Foreign mothers have incredibly low rates of smoking, drinking or drug use,” and smoking during pregnancy is
added Apr 26, 2016 19:06

[Asia, India] Girl alleges abuse by TMC men for wearing shorts, smoking

An undergraduate girl student of an university in Kolkata alleged that she was assaulted and abused for wearing shorts and smoking by some men returning from a poll rally of the "ruling party". Police, however, said so far there is no proof of political
DNA India (in)
added Apr 18, 2016 23:05

Drugs, drink, obesity, smoking and suicide: Why rural America's white women are now dying up to 48 percent faster than 25 years ago

And then there's smoking: lung cancer now kills more women than breast cancer, and the lead that American men once had on women in terms of smoking disappeared in the 1960s and '70s, as men quit the habit in droves.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 11, 2016 22:24

[Germany] Maternal smoking during pregnancy leaves its lasting mark on the child's genetic make-up

The researchers determined that smoking particularly affects enhancer regions in the genome.... "If an enhancer region is affected by the effects of smoking, this may lead to deregulation of several genes at the same time."
added Apr 5, 2016 17:03

DNA Methylation in Newborns and Maternal Smoking in Pregnancy: Genome-wide Consortium Meta-analysis [FREE FULL TEXT]

To address the impact of maternal smoking during pregnancy on newborns with much greater power, we recruited 13 birth cohort studies with data on maternal smoking during pregnancy and DNA methylation in offspring from the 450K BeadChip into the Pregnancy
American Journal of Human Genetics
added Apr 1, 2016 16:31
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