• Heated tobacco product use in pregnancy associated with allergic disease in offspring

    6 days ago - By Healio

    Smoking heated tobacco products during pregnancy was associated with allergy - specifically asthma, rhinitis and conjunctivitis, and atopic dermatitis - in offspring, according to a study published in Allergy.
    Although marketed as healthier alternatives to cigarettes, these products still present risks for women and their babies, Masayoshi Zaitsu, MD, PhD, professor and director, Center for Research of the Aging Workforce, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Fukuoka, Japan, and colleagues wrote.
    The web-based, cross-sectional survey generated responses from 5,688
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