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[UK] Government urged to intervene over smoking during pregnancy

The Smoking in Pregnancy Challenge Group is calling for the gap to be narrowed in smoking rates between the rich and the poor. More than 70,000 pregnancies every year are affected by mothers-to-be smoking, figures suggest.
Press Association (uk)
added Oct 19, 2015 16:07

[Malaysia] If guys can vape, why can’t girls too?

Several users interviewed by The Malaysian Insider at the Vape Festival at the Shah Alam Convention Centre (SACC) said vaping among women was not wrong, like committing a crime. "Girls and guys are just the same. If it is bad for girls, why is it not ba
The Malaysian Insider (my)
added Oct 19, 2015 15:59

[UK] Blackpool hits back over pregnant smokers

Blackpool Councillor Eddie Collett, the Cabinet member for health and wellbeing, said: "In Blackpool, smoking in pregnancy numbers are falling. We have seen significant improvement since 2010." He said they needed to continue the positive work to ensure
BBC Online
added Oct 19, 2015 09:13

[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] 1 in 10 Korean women in their 20s smoke: study

About 10 per cent of Korean women in their 20s are smokers, accounting for the largest portion of all female smokers in South Korea, a government study showed Sunday. While Korean women's smoking prevalence rates are quite low compared to other develope
AsiaOne (sg)
added Oct 19, 2015 09:08

[Switzerland] More women dying from smoking-related illnesses

Switzerland saw a stark increase in the number of tobacco-related deaths in women between 1995 and 2012, according to the latest figures from the Swiss health ministry. In 2012, 9,500 people died of illnesses connected to tobacco, such as lung cancer or h
swissinfo (Swiss Radio International) (ch)
added Oct 15, 2015 13:04

Anti-Smoking Drug Chantix May Help Women Sooner Than Men

that Chantix (varenicline) helped women more than men for the first year of treatment. After a year, however, the anti-smoking medication worked equally well for both men and women. "Studies show that women have a harder time quitting smoking than men, e
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Oct 14, 2015 17:27
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[Pennsylvania] Study explores maternal smoking

The National Cancer Institute recently granted Drs. Bradley Collins and Stephen Lepore of Temple’s College of Public Health $2.7 million to study the growing number of mothers who smoke. In their study, the professors plan to modify the NCI quit-smoking
Temple News (Temple University)
added Oct 13, 2015 10:11

Smoking cessation medication 46% effective in women

The most effective prescription drug used to quit smoking initially helps women more than men, according to a Yale School of Medicine study. The study, published Oct. 7 by the journal Nicotine and Tobacco Research, found that varenicline, marketed as Cha
added Oct 10, 2015 13:50

[Asia, India] More and more women are now chewing tobacco

An article published in Asian Pacific Journal of Cancer Prevention (APJCP) on Wednesday has revealed that the prevalence of chewing tobacco is increasing among women. It further emphasises that women chewing tobacco have been a neglected segment, but look
Free Press Journal (in)
added Oct 10, 2015 13:19

[Asia] Contrasting male and female trends in tobacco-attributed mortality in China: evidence from successive nationwide prospective cohort studies [FREE FULL TEXT]

the annual number of deaths in China that are caused by tobacco will rise from about 1 million in 2010 to 2 million in 2030 and 3 million in 2050, unless there is widespread cessation.
The Lancet (uk)
added Oct 9, 2015 08:27
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