Navigation Links
Sons Gone Up In Smoke

Researchers have come out with profound findings claiming that not only do heavy women smokers have a higher chance of giving birth to girl children, they also run// the risk of their unborn male fetuses being destroyed, especially if they and their partners smoke.

The study authors from the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine in the UK found that women smokers were one third less likely to give birth to boys than non-smokers. This chance was lessened to one–half if both spouses smoked.

These results were reached by the analysis of 9000 pregnancies at the hospital between 1998 to 2003. The conclusions extended to passive smokers too- such mothers-to- be lessened their chances of getting boys.

So who is the culprit and how does he work? Nicotine among others, say the scientists. Accordingly, nicotine the prime chemical in tobacco is said to find its way to the cervix’s mucous layer and inhibit Y-chromosomes from fertilizing eggs, hence curtailing the production of male embryos.

Says study author Professor Bernard Brabin: "The message is clear: if you want an increased chance of a male baby, don't smoke during pregnancy."

Calling the study findings fascinating, Australian expert Dr Anne Clark, from the Fertility Society of Australia, said that it was already known that male embryos were less robust and more likely to miscarry, than females.

"More males are conceived than girls but about the same number are born once this weakness is accounted for," Dr Clark said.

"But we didn't know about this smoking connection."

At the same time, Clark has voiced concerns that the findings may influence would-be parents desiring a girl child, to light up.

She sets the picture right. "If people think that smoking might get them what they want, they're wrong.

"If a father smokes to get a girl, that girl is four times more likely to get cancer than if he didn't. And the mother is going to be three times more likely to have a fertility problem and twice as likely to have a miscarriage if she takes up the habit around the time of conception. "So the message is don't smoke at all if you want a child."
ANN/
'"/>




Related medicine news :

1. Smokers are prone to Alzheimers
2. Smoke less to stay young
3. Smokers children likely to develop caries
4. Smokers more prone to depression
5. Female Smokers More Prone To Lung Cancer
6. Exposure To Tobacco Smoke Can Lead To Sickle Cell Crisis
7. The Harmful Effects Of Cigarette Smoke
8. Young Smokers at Increased Risk Of Developing a Heart Attack
9. Dangers Of Cigarette Smoke
10. Limiting Infants Exposure To Smoke At Home
11. Women Smokers More Prone To Lung Cancer
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:2/5/2016)... ... 2016 , ... Boar’s Head Brand®, one of the nation’s leading providers of ... Take the stress out of your party preparation – follow these easy, yet delicious ... of the game. , “The key to hosting a successful game-day party is creating ...
(Date:2/5/2016)... Atlanta, Georgia (PRWEB) , ... February 05, 2016 , ... ... pleased to announce their 2nd Annual No Cost Dental Day to individuals in need. ... 4pm. The purpose of this No Cost Dental Day is to provide dental care ...
(Date:2/5/2016)... ... 05, 2016 , ... Colorize is a web theme package created ... next using Colorize's dynamic moving camera. Colorize is perfect for personal and web related ... environment with 1 to 5 focus points per scene, stage floor scene presets that ...
(Date:2/5/2016)... ... 2016 , ... California Mobile Kitchens , a company ... latest mobile kitchen model, featuring customizable stainless steel interiors and a new, 26-foot ... use anywhere in the U.S. Many of their units can be seen at ...
(Date:2/5/2016)... ... February 05, 2016 , ... ... Men’s Soccer Career Development event in New York City on Thursday, January 21, ... and CEO of Mediacom, (both alumnus of the varsity Columbia soccer program) spoke ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:2/4/2016)... -- The Senior Care Pharmacy Coalition (SCPC) today commended ... Jason Chaffetz (R-UT) and Ranking Member Elijah ... "Developments in the Prescription Drug Market," to examine ... abusive pharmacy benefit manager (PBM) pricing practices. ... Elijah Cummings (D-MD) are diligent, serious lawmakers committed ...
(Date:2/4/2016)... , Feb. 4, 2016   Bernstein Liebhard LLP ... filed in the United States District Court for the District ... class (the "Class") consisting of all persons or entities who ... "Company") (NASDAQ: INSY ) from March 3, 2015 through ... and certain of its officers with violations of the Securities ...
(Date:2/4/2016)... 2016 Wegener Polyangiitis - Pipeline Review, ... ,Wegener Polyangiitis - Pipeline Review, H2 2015, provides ... This report provides comprehensive information on the ... analysis at various stages, therapeutics assessment by drug ... (RoA) and molecule type, along with latest updates, ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: