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Smoking during pregnancy damages liver tissue of developing fetus, study shows

Smoking during pregnancy damages liver tissue of developing fetus, study shows

Maternal grandmother’s smoking in pregnancy increases risk of ASD in grandchildren

Maternal grandmother’s smoking in pregnancy increases risk of ASD in grandchildren

Children exposed to early deprivation could experience mental health problems in early adulthood

Children exposed to early deprivation could experience mental health problems in early adulthood

Maternal smoking during pregnancy may affect children's kidney function

Maternal smoking during pregnancy may affect children's kidney function

Infants born following planned birth more likely to have poor child development

Infants born following planned birth more likely to have poor child development

Infections, not antibiotics linked to increased risk of childhood obesity

Infections, not antibiotics linked to increased risk of childhood obesity

Smoking fathers contribute to greater risk of early-onset asthma in offspring

Smoking fathers contribute to greater risk of early-onset asthma in offspring

Maternal smoking linked to increased risk for Tourette syndrome and tic disorders

Maternal smoking linked to increased risk for Tourette syndrome and tic disorders

Early exposure to nicotine can affect formation of connections between brain cells long after birth

Early exposure to nicotine can affect formation of connections between brain cells long after birth

Study links low- and high-birthweight babies to increased cardiovascular disease risk

Study links low- and high-birthweight babies to increased cardiovascular disease risk

Maternal smoking influences epigenetic programming of unborn child's genetic make-up

Maternal smoking influences epigenetic programming of unborn child's genetic make-up

Childhood family breakup can affect girls more than boys

Childhood family breakup can affect girls more than boys

Maternal smoking affects long-term health of male offspring

Maternal smoking affects long-term health of male offspring

Study examines how local factors increase odds of smoking during pregnancy

Study examines how local factors increase odds of smoking during pregnancy

Harmful effects of smoking may be reflected in the facial movements of unborn babies

Harmful effects of smoking may be reflected in the facial movements of unborn babies

Longer duration of breastfeeding linked with increased intelligence

Longer duration of breastfeeding linked with increased intelligence

Hair sample tests reveal underreported exposure to tobacco smoke among preemies with lung disease

Hair sample tests reveal underreported exposure to tobacco smoke among preemies with lung disease

‘Optimal degree’ of catch-up growth defined for SGA babies

‘Optimal degree’ of catch-up growth defined for SGA babies

Stable asthma prevalence masks increase in allergic phenotype

Stable asthma prevalence masks increase in allergic phenotype

UK study: Smoking during pregnancy has discernible effects on growth of grandkids

UK study: Smoking during pregnancy has discernible effects on growth of grandkids