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Poorer lung function among children exposed to their mothers' cigarette smoke while in the womb
...al smoking during pregnancy, environmental tobacco smoke
exposure and childhood lung function 2000; 55: 271B6 Babies exposed to their mothers' cigarette smoke
while in the womb grow into children with compromised lung power, reports research in Thorax. Variou...
Smoking during pregnancy found to increase risk of cleft lip and palate
ANN ARBOR, Mich. - Women who smoke
while pregnant are 50 percent to 70 percent more l...es Program, "There are all sorts of reasons not to smoke
anyway and this just adds another very important one in the prenatal and newborn care of the child. ...
Benzene responsible for high percentage of leukemia deaths induced by smoking
Benzene, a potent chemical found in cigarette smoke
and automobile emissions, appears responsible for ...early one of them." Other pollutants in cigarette smoke
believed to cause cancer include polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons, cadmium, arsenic, nickel, chromiu...
Tobacco smoke flavoring contains hazardous chemicals
... cigarettes are reaching smokers through cigarette smoke
and may pose health hazards of their own. The find...ed a new detection method to analyze the cigarette smoke
of eight U.S. brands. Previously, no method existed to easily and accurately measure the flavoring c...
Fact sheet: the Report on Carcinogens - 9th edition
...ategory in the 9th Report: Environmental tobacco smoke
- Environmental tobacco smoke, generated from sidestream and exhaled mainstream smoke
of cigarettes, pipes, and cigars is listed as a "known human carcinogen." The Report indicates this...
Cocaine use while pregnant may cause ADHD
...nant women in the United States -- 45,100 women -- smoke
crack cocaine each year. A 1998 Yale University study found that the incidence of prenatal cocaine exposure in infants seeking medical care primarily through an emergency service might be as high as 1 in 3 to 6 infants in a predominantly inner-city ...
Fine-tuning the search for biochemical characteristics of alcoholics
...igarette smoking. The vast majority of alcoholics smoke
cigarettes. Some previous assessments of biological makers have attributed some things to alcoholism which were, in fact, related to cigarette smoking." This particular study did not find that cigarette smoking, age or body weight had a discernible ...
Can heavy alcohol use lead to some kinds of cancer?
...; two, if they are ALDH2-deficient; three, if they smoke
or have bad oral hygiene, both of which increase the potential to produce acetaldehyde from alcohol; and four, if they have individual oral microflora characteristics that place them at higher risk." Ting-Kai Li, Distinguished Professor at the Indian...
Low dietary vitamin C can increase the risk for periodontal disease, especially in smokers
...co. "It's also important to add that cigarette smoke
contains numerous oxidants that can cause periodontal tissue damage regardless of vitamin C intake," Genco added. "Diet plays an important role in the overall well-being of oral health. Especially in light of other new research between calcium ...
Turning down the Sun
...ting jet planes with adapted exhaust pipes to fire smoke
upwards as they flit through the sky at altitudes of around 13 kilometres. More recently, some of Caldeira's colleagues at Livermore updated the details to see how we could actually go about diverting the sunlight. Edward Teller, the founder of the...
Increased risk of wheeze and asthma in young children whose mothers smoke during the pregnancy
Wheeze associated with prenatal tobacco smoke
exposure: a prospective, longitudinal study2000; 8...creased risk of wheeze and asthma if their mothers smoke
during pregnancy, finds research in the Archives of Disease in Childhood. This held true irrespectiv...
Dietary patterns predict heart attack risk in middle-aged men
...plements and to engage in exercise, less likely to smoke
cigarettes, and were slightly older and leaner. I...tile (5) Western pattern score were more likely to smoke
and drink alcohol and less likely to take a multivitamin or vitamin E supplements. Current smokers i...
Chemicals in carpet can linger long after exposure
...sources such as mothballs in closets and cigarette smoke
in carpeting is the subject of research presented ...m mothballs, deodorizers, pesticides and cigarette smoke
typically settle in carpeting, said Richard Corsi, Ph.D., a professor at the University of Texas at ...
Household exposure to passive smoke depletes some vitamins in non-smokers
...these non- and former smokers, exposure to passive smoke
was associated with low serum concentrations of th...ermine whether depletion of antioxidants is due to smoke
exposure, shared inadequate diets, or both. The study population of 1590 individuals were equally...
Unprecedented fire season in southern Africa aids air quality, climate change research
...the Kuwati oil fires. "We observed a river of smoke
that moved from northwest to southeast over the su...ple the chemistry and measure the thickness of the smoke
plumes, map the movements of the haze layer, and investigate how the smoke
and fine aerosol particle...
New views of tropical thunderstorms and pollution effects on rainfall presented at AGU meeting
...re very sensitive to the inhibition of rainfall by smoke
and other types of air pollution," said Rosenfeld. "By monitoring and understanding the impact of smoke
and air pollution on rainfall, we will be able to better manage and protect our water resources." Zi...
Gene study to unlock causes of stroke
...s that are also implicated in stroke. But some who smoke
heavily, have high cholesterol levels and eat huge quantities of fatty food dont succumb to stroke, while others who obey all the rules are struck down. Just as with heart problems and Alzheimers disease, a few family studies have suggested a genetic...
NASA satellite tracks hazardous smoke and smog partnership
...of unhealthy air. Researchers have discovered that smoke
and smog move in different ways through the atmosp... overthe Indian Ocean. In the second half of 1997, smoke
fromIndonesian fires remained stagnant over Southeast Asia whilesmog, which is tropospheric, low-lev...
Scientists seek genetic clues to emphysema and chronic bronchitis
...also been diagnosed with COPD, or two siblings who smoke
or have smoked in the past. The original COPD patient and his or her brother and/or sisters will all become part of the study. Study participants will be asked to fill out a family questionnaire, give a blood sample, and take a breathing test. In add...
Gulf war veterans report more ill health than other service men and women
...ding preventer drugs and vaccines, pesticides, and smoke
from oil burning fires in almost 8,000 service men...spent handling pesticides, and the days exposed to smoke
from oil burning fires. Inoculations were associated with higher scores for skin and musculo-skeleta...
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