Latest Effects of smoking during pregnancy Stories
Vitamin C supplementation in pregnant women who are unable to quit smoking significantly improves pulmonary function in their newborns.
A report released today at the World Heart Federation World Congress of Cardiology in Dubai reveals significant gaps in public awareness regarding the cardiovascular risks of tobacco use and secondhand smoke.
The negative health effects of early-life exposure to secondhand smoke appear to impact girls more than boys—particularly those with early-life allergic sensitization.
Exposure to secondhand smoke can create symptoms of nicotine dependence in non-smoking preteens.
Exposure to secondhand smoke, such as a person can get by riding in an enclosed car while someone else smokes, has a direct, measurable impact on the brainâ€”and the effect is similar to what happens in the brain of the person doing the smoking.
Exposure to secondhand smoke, even at extremely low levels, is associated with increased blood pressure in boys.
New research shows that expectant mothers who are exposed to secondhand smoke may have an increased risk of having a child with birth defects or who is stillborn.