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Maternal nicotine expose during gestation and lactation induce premature aging of the lungs of the offspring
(University of the Western Cape, 2009)
Tobacco smoking remains one of the leading causes of death worldwide. Despite all the efforts made by governments, researchers and communities to educate women about the dangerous effects of tobacco smoke and nicotine, ...
The Prevalence of Members of the “Red Complex” in Pregnant Women as Revealed by PCR and BANA Hydrolysis.
(University of the Western Cape, 2005)
Increased levels of oestrogen and progesterone during pregnancy may lead to periodontal disease. The anaerobic Gram-negative bacteria called red complex (Porphyromonas gingivalis, Tannerella forsythensis and Treponema ...