Passive smoking, or otherwise called secondary smoking, is now a serious problem affecting non-smokers in households and public places. Prenatal nicotine exposure can cause neurotoxic and neuromodulatory effects on the brain that lead to modifications in healthy development. … More

Consequences of passive smoking on adaptive behavior of children with ASD

In the study, we examine the relationship between exposure to second-hand smoke and adaptive behavior. We analyzed the biomarker of passive smoking – cotinine and then examined the relationship between passive smoking and selected behavioral indicators in children with ASD.