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The effect of maternal nicotine exposure on the alveolar wall composition during the phases of lung development
(University of the Western Cape, 2015)
Cigarette smoking is one of the foremost causes of chronic obstructive pulmonary diseases such as emphysema and chronic bronchitis, and although it is the most preventable causes of death, it accounts for approximately 6 ...
The effect of maternal nicotine exposure on cellular senescence in the lungs of the offspring
(University of the Western Cape, 2012)
Several studies conducted in laboratories at the University of the Western Cape has demonstrated an interference with the parenchymal lung tissue of the offspring when exposed to nicotine (smoking cigarettes and/or Nicotine ...
The effect of maternal nicotine exposure on cell proliferation on the lungs of the offspring
Tobacco consumption and exposure to tobacco smoke is one of the biggest contributing factors to a growing epidemic of non-communicable diseases (NCDs), primarily cancers, diabetes, cardiovascular and chronic lung diseases ...
Does maternal nicotine exposure during gestation and lactation change the oxidant-antioxidant status of the lungs of the offsprings and is tomato juice protecting the lungs of the offsprings?
(University of the Western Cape, 2009)
Nicotine exposure to the fetus through tobacco smoking or nicotine replacement therapy during the whole period of gestation and lactation causes diverse effects on fetal and neonatal lung development, integrity and maturation ...
The influence of maternal nicotine exposure on neonatal lung development: An enzymatic and metabolic study
(University of the Western Cape, 1999)
Chapter I, the literature review, gives the reader a sound background knowledge of the following: normal lung structural development in humans and rats, metabolic development with reference to structural development, tobacco ...