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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.
added Oct 21, 2014 14:32

[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

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

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

[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 (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

[Malta] Advocating a smoke-free world

Stephanie Fsadni learns that women are more prone to breathing problems than men. Respiratory consultant Josef Micallef explains why they are more predisposed to suffer from asthma, lung cancer and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).
Times of Malta (mt)
added Oct 10, 2014 13:46

[Asia-pacific] Tobacco use kills 2 each minute in Western Pacific Region: WHO

"Of the World Health Organization's six regions, the Western Pacific Region has the greatest number of smokers, the highest rates of male smoking prevalence, and the fastest increase in tobacco uptake by women and young people," the WHO said.
Xinhua Newswire
added Oct 10, 2014 13:44

[China, Mid-east] Richard Smith: A tobacco company CEO writes to his marketing department

We must associate smoking with strength, glamour, ambition, progress, achievement, and above all freedom. What about: “Only the free can smoke” or “Work hard, smoke hard”? You will do better. And what might be our means? Television advertising is both exp
BMJ Group blogs
added Oct 12, 2014 11:54

[UK] The beauty benefits of quitting smoking

STOPTOBER initiative takes place this month and we think these beauty benefits of quitting smoking may just be the boost you need to say no and quit. Here are six beauty benefits to quitting smoking:
added Oct 7, 2014 08:42
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