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Video Q&A: Tobacco-related mortality: past, present and future. An interview with Alan Lopez [FREE FULL TEXT]

Prof Lopez highlights how this epidemic emerged in the past, and how it is likely to progress in the future. He also discusses ways in which countries that currently have few or no tobacco-control policies in place can apply measures to curtail premature
BioMed Central (uk)
added Nov 8, 2014 14:59
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Light and Intermittent Smoking among California African American, Hispanic/Latino, and non-Hispanic White Men and Women

prevalence of light and intermittent smoking (LITS) is increasing...rates increased over time for male and female African American, Latino and White adults. There is a need for increased tobacco control attention to LITS across all ethnic groups, but with
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Nov 1, 2014 22:24
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Maternal smoking during pregnancy and infant stress response: Test of a prenatal programming hypothesis

Results provide initial support for our hypothesis that MSDP programs offspring HPA (dys)regulation. Epigenetic regulation of placental GR may serve as a novel underlying mechanism. Results may have implications for delineating pathways to adverse outcom
Psychoneuroendocrinology
added Oct 21, 2014 14:34
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Newborns of mothers who smoke during pregnancy have altered stress hormones, DNA

Researchers from The Miriam Hospital have studied the effects of smoking during pregnancy and its impact on the stress response in newborn babies. Their research indicates that newborns of mothers who smoke cigarettes during pregnancy show lower levels of
News-Medical.net
added Dec 4, 2014 20:26
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Smoking during pregnancy alters newborn stress hormones, DNA, study finds

indicates that newborns of mothers who smoke cigarettes during pregnancy show lower levels of stress hormones, lowered stress response, and alterations in DNA for a gene that regulates passage of stress hormones from mother to fetus.
ScienceDaily
added Oct 21, 2014 14:32
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[Australia] Sins of the smokers find them out 30 years later

A bump in the take-up of smoking among women in the early 1980s is now being echoed in lung cancer rates, which are rising for women while falling for men. The state's first comprehensive report on lung cancer, released by the Cancer Institute of NSW on
The Age (au)
added Oct 21, 2014 10:49
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Menstrual Cycle Phase Effects in the Gender Dimorphic Stress Cue Reactivity of Smokers

suggests that gender differences in craving vs. affective responding to stress cues may, in part, be explained variation by menstrual cycle phase. Study limitations and implications of the findings for future research and treatment are briefly discussed.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Nov 1, 2014 22:26
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The needs and preferences of pregnant smokers regarding tailored Internet-based smoking cessation interventions: a qualitative interview study

Internet-based Smoking Cessation Interventions (ISCIs) may help pregnant smokers who are unable, or unwilling, to access face-to-face stop smoking support...Conclusions: The present study has identified a number of potential building blocks for ISCIs tar
7thSpace Interactive (portal)
added Oct 14, 2014 13:42
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[Kyrgyzstan] About 45 percent of men in Chui province are smokers

the Candidate of Medical Science Asel Borzhubayeva said at the round table "The extent and consequences of tobacco in Kyrgyzstan" at the National Institute for Strategic Studies.
The News Agency 24.kg (kg)
added Oct 14, 2014 11:51
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[UK] How stress of a career is harming women's health: Life expectancy gap between the sexes is narrowing rapidly

In 1963, mortality rates among men were at twice the rate for women By 2013, the gap had narrowed markedly to just 1.5 times, study shows
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 14, 2014 01:42
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