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Physician-authored summaries on the latest research on secondhand smoke, editorials on secondhand smoke, and perspectives on secondhand smoke - drawn from the top medical journals.
- But secondhand smoke exposure remains unchanged.
- Butz AM et al., Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 2011 Aug; 165:741.
- Secondhand smoke has measurable and detrimental behavioral and neurobiological effects.
- Brody AL et al., Arch Gen Psychiatry 2011 May 2;:
- Nicotine, whether through the placenta or secondhand smoke, is associated with psychiatric problems.
- Ekblad M et al., Arch Gen Psychiatry 2010 Aug; 67:841. Hamer M et al., Arch Gen Psychiatry 2010 Aug; 67:850.
- Exposure to secondhand smoke was associated with cognitive impairment in nonsmoking adults in England.
- Llewellyn DJ et al., BMJ 2009 Feb 12; 338:b462.
- Exposure to secondhand smoke amplifies pulmonary toxicity in some genotypes of cystic fibrosis.
- Collaco JM et al., JAMA 2008 Jan 30; 299:417.
Passive smoking increases the risk for death from heart disease by an estimated 30 percent. Chronic exposure to secondhand smoke is associated with endothelial dysfunction . . .
- September 14, 2001
- JM Foody
- Otsuka R et al., JAMA 2001 Jul 25; 286:
436 441. Glantz SA and Parmley WW., JAMA 2001 Jul 25; 286: 462 463.
- Risk was elevated for smokers and women with intense exposure to passive smoking.
- Luo J et al., BMJ 2011 Mar 1; 342:d1016.
- Even low-level exposure to secondhand smoke and air pollution increases cardiovascular risk.
- Pope CA III et al., Circulation 2009 Sep 15; 120:941. Peters A., Circulation 2009 Sep 15; 120:924.
Recent exposure to secondhand smoke is associated with increased risk for cognitive impairment, according to a cross-sectional study in BMJ. Some 4800 community-dwelling...
- February 17, 2009
- Physician's First Watch
- Results of a prospective observational study in Scotland confirm that banning smoking in public places reduces hospital admissions for ACS.
- Pell JP et al., N Engl J Med 2008 Jul 31; 359:482.
- Some smokers may be in for more than one kind of bad news.
- Patel BD et al., Thorax 2006 Jul; 61:568-71.
There is no risk-free level of exposure to secondhand smoke, concludes a Surgeon General's report released Tuesday. Among the findings of the 700-page...
- June 28, 2006
- Physician's First Watch
- The problem is still large, and its implications for future chronic disease in adults are grave.
- Warren CW et al., Lancet 2006 Mar 4; 367:749-53.
- Secondhand tobacco smoke has been implicated in lung cancer and cardiovascular disease. Three studies provide further insights.
- Vineis P et al., BMJ 2005 Feb 5; 330:277-80. McGhee SM et al., BMJ 2005 Feb 5; 330:287-8. Garne D et al., Lancet 2005 Feb 26; 365:804-9.
The effect of passive smoking on all-cause mortality remains uncertain. Previous studies have had limited power, and a controversial recent meta-analysis suggested that exposure to . . .
- June 4, 2004
- Keith I. Marton, MD
- General Medicine
- Hill SE et al., BMJ 2004 Apr 24; 328:988-9.
Environmental tobacco smoke (ETS) is associated with many adverse prenatal and postnatal conditions during childhood. These researchers evaluated whether pediatricians and family practitioners are screening . . .
- January 23, 2004
- Elizabeth R. McAnarney, MD
- Winickoff JP et al., Pediatrics 2003 Nov; 112:1146-51.
- Data from large meta-analyses have shown that exposure to secondhand smoke increases coronary heart disease (CHD) risk by as much as 30% and lung cancer . . .
- Enstrom JE and Kabat GC., BMJ 2003 May 17; 326:1057-61. Davey Smith G., BMJ 2003 May 17; 326:1048-9.
Maternal smoking during pregnancy is known to contribute to small-for-gestational-age (SGA) birth weights. Maternal exposure to secondhand smoke may also be related. Researchers queried 872 . . .
- November 1, 1998
- DE Judge
- Women's Health
- Dejin-Karlsson E et al., Am J Public Health 1998 Oct; 88:
- Successive public smoking bans in Belgium were associated with reductions in incidence of preterm deliveries.
- Cox B et al., BMJ 2013 Feb 14; 346:f441.
- Risk for myocardial infarction was lower only after a complete smoking ban (i.e., in all work settings).
- Hurt RD et al., Arch Intern Med 2012 Nov 26; 172:1635.