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Childhood and adolescent psychopathology and subsequent tobacco smoking in young adults: findings from an Australian birth cohort

By globalbridges

Study concludes that childhood and adolescent psychopathology predicts subsequent tobacco use at 14 and 21 years of age. But, but some forms of psychopathology predict increased (aggression/delinquency; attention problems) and other forms decreased (anxiety/depression) smoking. There may be some benefits in targeting children with early onset aggressive/delinquent behaviour problems with tobacco smoking prevention initiatives.

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Maternal Smoking During Pregnancy Predicts Adult Offspring Cardiovascular Risk Factors Evidence from a Community-Based Large Birth Cohort Study

By globalbridges

Maternal smoking during pregnancy is associated with offspring obesity. However, little is known about whether maternal smoking in pregnancy predicts other offspring cardiovascular risk factors including waist circumference (WC), waist-hip-ratio (WHR), pulse rate (PR), systolic (SBP), and diastolic blood pressure (DBP).

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