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N° 7 - January 2018
Boletín Electrónico Mensual de SERTOX-Portal Latinoamericano de Toxicología. Año 1

[ Toxicología al día]

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Toxicología al día
Impact of traffic pollution on birth weight, study ->

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Traffic pollution putting unborn babies' health at risk, warn expertssciencedaily.com. December 05, 2017. Traffic pollution, but not traffic noise, linked to low birth weight. Air pollution from road traffic is having a detrimental impact upon babies' health in London, before they are born, finds a study published by The BMJ. The findings suggest that exposure to air pollution from road traffic in London during pregnancy is associated with an increased risk of low birth weight babies born at full term. But traffic related noise seems to have no effect.

Women exposed to air pollution during pregnant linked to have a baby with birth defects ->

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Is Air Pollution a Threat to a Fetus? By Mary Elizabeth Dallas. medlineplus.gov. December 11, 2017. Women who are exposed to air pollution right before or after they become pregnant may be more likely to have a baby with birth defects, new research suggests. The increased risk is modest, but scientists say their findings warrant more investigation since all pregnant women are exposed to some level of pollution.

Opioid addiction often starts in the family medicine cabinet, a new study warns ->

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Often, Opioid Abuse Becomes a Family Affair. medlineplus.gov. December 11, 2017. Opioid addiction often starts in the family medicine cabinet, a new study warns. If someone is taking prescription opioids for pain, such as OxyContin, it's more likely that others living in the home will also get an opioid prescription, the researchers found. "Prescription opioid use may spread within households, and patients may need to consider the risks to other family members," said lead researcher Marissa Seamans. She is a postdoctoral fellow at Johns Hopkins School of Public Health's department of mental health in Baltimore.

Smoking Kills,emblazoned right on a cigarette may help young people avoid the deadly habit ->

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Stamping 'Smoking Kills' on Cigarettes May Keep Teens From the Habit. By Robert Preidt. medlineplus.gov. December 18, 2017. A grim reminder -- "Smoking Kills" -- emblazoned right on a cigarette may help young people avoid the deadly habit. That's the conclusion of a new study involving nearly 1,000 British 16- to 24-year-olds. Participants -- including both smokers and non-smokers -- were asked to evaluate various cigarette designs. 

Pot use in pregnancy have steadily risen over the years in California ->

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More Pregnant Women Are Using Pot. By E J. Mundell. medlineplus.gov. December 27, 2017. An analysis of urine samples from roughly 300,000 California women finds that more than 7 percent used marijuana while pregnant. What's more, rates of pot use in pregnancy have steadily risen over the years -- from 4.2 percent of women in 2009 to 7.1 percent just seven years later.

Exposure to higher levels of lead during early childhood not are doomed to delinquency ->

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No Link Between Childhood Lead Levels, Later Criminality. By Alan Mozes. medlineplus.gov. December 27, 2017. Exposure to higher levels of lead during early childhood can affect neurological development -- but does that mean affected kids are doomed to delinquency? No, according to a new study that tracked the lives of hundreds of New Zealand children born in the early 1970s.

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