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Project to help pregnant women quit smoking
Project to help pregnant women quit smoking July 8, 2014 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Pregnant women who smoke and want to quit will receive personalised, ongoing support through a new pilot project. Dr Mai Frandsen has just received a $95,000 Fellowship, awarded by Cancer Council Tasmania, in partnership with the University of Tasmania’s Faculty ... Read More »

Brain changes are associated with casual marijuana links in young adults
Brain changes are associated with casual marijuana links in young adults May 10, 2014 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

The size and shape of two brain regions involved in emotion and motivation may differ in young adults who smoke marijuana at least once a week, according to a study published April 16 in The Journal of Neuroscience. The findings ... Read More »

Financial Incentives Help Economically-Disadvantaged Pregnant Smokers Quit
Financial Incentives Help Economically-Disadvantaged Pregnant Smokers Quit May 4, 2014 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Smoking during pregnancy – particularly among economically-disadvantaged women – leads to a host of poor pregnancy outcomes, including miscarriage, preterm birth, SIDS, and additional adverse effects later in life. Without a formal treatment intervention, women in this population continue to ... Read More »

Masculine boys, feminine girls more likely to engage in cancer risk behaviors
Masculine boys, feminine girls more likely to engage in cancer risk behaviors April 25, 2014 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Young people who conform most strongly to norms of masculinity and femininity—the most “feminine” girls and the most “masculine” boys—are significantly more likely than their peers to engage in behaviours that pose cancer risks, according to a new study led ... Read More »

Quality early childhood programs help prevent adult chronic disease
Quality early childhood programs help prevent adult chronic disease April 15, 2014 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

High-quality early childhood development programs with health care and nutritional components can help prevent or delay the onset of adult chronic disease, according to a new study by Nobel laureate economist James Heckman and researchers at the University of Chicago, ... Read More »

Public smoking bans reduce preterm births and child hospital visits
Public smoking bans reduce preterm births and child hospital visits April 4, 2014 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

The introduction of laws banning smoking in public places and workplaces in North America and Europe has been quickly followed by large drops in rates of preterm births and children attending hospital for asthma, according to the first systematic review ... Read More »

E-Cigarettes: Gateway to Nicotine Addiction
E-Cigarettes: Gateway to Nicotine Addiction March 12, 2014 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

E-cigarettes, promoted as a way to quit regular cigarettes, may actually be a new route to conventional smoking and nicotine addiction for teenagers, according to a new UC San Francisco study. In the first analysis of the relationship between e-cigarette ... Read More »

Youth get cigarettes and alcohol from friends and family
Youth get cigarettes and alcohol from friends and family October 12, 2013 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

A survey conducted by the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) shows that a majority of those underage students in Ontario who smoke or drink are getting cigarettes and alcohol from a friend or family member. Youth and cigarettes ... Read More »

Feelings for foetus may vary smoking amount
Feelings for foetus may vary smoking amount August 15, 2013 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

A small new study suggests that pregnant smokers with low scores on a scale that rates emotional attachment to their fetuses may be inclined to smoke more than pregnant smokers who feel more attached to their future babies. “It would ... Read More »

Every 10 tobacco ad sightings boost teens’ risk of starting to smoke by almost 40 percent
Every 10 tobacco ad sightings boost teens’ risk of starting to smoke by almost 40 percent July 1, 2013 (1 votes, average: 4.00 out of 5)

Tobacco ads really do persuade teens to take up smoking, with every 10 sightings boosting the risk by almost 40 per cent, reveals research published in the online only journal BMJ Open. The researchers base their findings on over 1300 ten ... Read More »







 
 
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