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[Africa, Zimbabwe] More women venture into tobacco farming

There is a 57 percent increase in the number of women who sold tobacco this marketing season, as compared to the 2016 tobacco marketing season. At least 11 000 women sold their tobacco this season compared to 7 000 last season. Ephiphania Chigora (25) a
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added May 25, 2017 01:12
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Death Rate Drops for Americans Hospitalized With COPD

"Other studies suggest possible explanations for the higher COPD burden women in the U.S. have," said Goel, "including the growing number of women who smoke, the increased severity of symptoms they may experience and longer life expectancy."
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added May 24, 2017 23:00
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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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[Asia, India] Tobacco causes infertility, say doctors

Doctors on Saturday said consumption of tobacco products such as smoking causes infertility in both males and females.Fertility experts have said tobacco and other types of narcotics can also cause occurrence of early menopause in women. According to the
The Hans India (in)
added May 24, 2017 02:20
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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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[UK] Countdown to standard packaging — how the tobacco industry uses packaging to target women and girls

. In order to entice the next generation of smokers, brands like Silk Cut produced a line of Superslims which were developed to target to women and teenage girls. The new rules on standardised “plain” packaging puts a stop to these techniques in the UK.
ASH London (uk)
added May 19, 2017 12:38
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[UK-Scotland] Modelling foetal exposure to maternal smoking using hepatoblasts from pluripotent stem cells [FREE FULL TEXT]

The liver is a dynamic organ which is both multifunctional and highly regenerative. A major role of the liver is to process both endo and xenobiotics. Cigarettes are an example of a legal and widely used drug which can cause major health problems for adu
Archives of Toxicology
added May 30, 2017 03:01
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[Spain, USA] More Evidence Linking Smoke-free Legislation and Lower Risk of Prematurity and Low Birth Weight [FREE FULL TEXT]

Given that in 2015, 9.62% of live births in the United States were premature, and...prematurity was the leading cause of mortality for children <5 years old, it is time to close the gap and advocate for comprehensive smoking bans in all states and countri
Pediatrics
added May 19, 2017 12:37
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Swedish snus can be as damaging to the fetus as smoking

a new thesis from Karolinska Institutet in Sweden shows that using snus while pregnant carries the same level of risk as smoking as regards to stillbirth, preterm birth, cleft lip and palate, and neonatal apnea. However, it pays off to quit using snus ear
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added May 16, 2017 14:31
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[UK] Here's what health chiefs are doing to stop pregnant women smoking in Stockton and Hartlepool

They recently secured funding to help to further reduce smoking among pregnant women and their families, which will be spent on educational materials and will fund a project worker to work with families to try and offer motivational support.
Middlesboro Evening Gazette (uk)
added May 15, 2017 14:40
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