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Smoking during pregnancy may lead to childhood eye condition

In an Acta Ophthalmologica analysis of 11 relevant articles, maternal smoking during pregnancy was associated with a 46 percent increased risk that offspring will develop strabismus—one of the most prevalent eye-related diseases among children. Maternal
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Nov 7, 2018 16:59
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More pregnant women in U.S. smoking pot

Even as alcohol and tobacco use continue to decline among pregnant women in the U.S., a new study offers fresh evidence that more American mothers are using cannabis during pregnancy.
Reuters
added Nov 7, 2018 18:54
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Maternal smoking during pregnancy and the risk of strabismus in offspring: a meta‐analysis

the results of our meta‐analysis suggest that maternal smoking during pregnancy is associated with a higher risk of strabismus in offspring. The association still exists even after controlling confounders. Given the increasing prevalence of strabismus wor
Wiley Online Library
added Nov 7, 2018 17:02
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[UK] Health Secretary will unveil plans for personalised warnings based on social class, lifestyle and genetics in bid to help Britons live an extra five years

For example, pregnant women in Blackpool would receive stop smoking messages because the data shows they are much more likely to smoke than elsewhere.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 6, 2018 16:40
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Surveillance for Cancers Associated with Tobacco Use — United States, 2010–2014

This report provides a comprehensive assessment of recent tobacco-associated cancer incidence for each cancer type by sex, age, race/ethnicity, metropolitan county classification, tumor characteristics, U.S. census region, and state. These data are import
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Nov 16, 2018 03:24
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Neighbourhood tobacco supply and individual maternal smoking during pregnancy: a fixed-effects longitudinal analysis using routine data [FREE FULL TEXT]

Conclusions The results provide the strongest evidence to date of an association between the neighbourhood availability of tobacco and smoking, and the first to do so among pregnant women. These findings provide supportive evidence for interventions targ
Tobacco Control
added Nov 4, 2018 16:09
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Americans Unaware of Women's Top Cancer Killer / Survivors, Advocates Kick Off Awareness Month at National Press Club Event

Do you know the number one cancer killer of women? In the recent "Know Cancer Survey," 94 percent of 2,026 respondents answered that question incorrectly. Results of the national survey will be released during the Lung Cancer Awareness Month Kickoff &
PR Newswire
added Nov 9, 2018 17:01
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Sex Differences in Subjective and Behavioral Responses to Stressful and Smoking Cues Presented in the Natural Environment of Smokers

Sex differences were observed in response to stress but not smoking cues in the natural environment of regular cigarette smokers. Further research is necessary to evaluate whether stress reactivity in female smokers is associated with reduced latency to
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Oct 26, 2018 20:24
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[Ireland] Smoking led to rotten teeth among famine dead

Heavy smoking by people during the Great Famine caused their teeth to rot badly, researchers have claimed. More than half of adults were missing teeth and 80 per cent had tooth decay as a result of widespread pipe smoking in both men and women, the stud
Times Of London (uk)
added Oct 26, 2018 00:21
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Maternal smoking and high BMI disrupt thyroid gland development [FREE FULL TEXT]

maternal smoking and high maternal BMI are associated with disturbed fetal thyroid gland development and endocrine function in a sex-specific manner during the second trimester. These findings suggest that predisposition to post-natal disease is mediated,
BioMed Central (uk)
added Oct 23, 2018 16:43
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