Calvin J Hobel
Affiliation: Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
- Role of psychosocial and nutritional stress on poor pregnancy outcomeCalvin Hobel
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, The Burns and Allen Research Institute, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA 90048, USA
J Nutr 133:1709S-1717S. 2003..The timing of these exposures is considered important. Future research and clinical programs addressing these exposures must consider assessments and interventions before pregnancy...
- Psychosocial stress and pregnancy outcomeCalvin J Hobel
Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Pediatrics, Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Burns and Allen Research Institute, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, The David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, California, USA
Clin Obstet Gynecol 51:333-48. 2008..Future directions for prevention of adverse pregnancy outcomes are discussed and suggest that an entirely new approach may be necessary...
- Corticotrophin-releasing hormone in lipopolysaccharide-stimulated term fetal membranes and amniotic fluid from term and preterm birth in African Americans and CaucasiansRamkumar Menon
Perinatal Research Center, Nashville, Tennessee 37203, USA
Reprod Sci 15:477-83. 2008..1). AF analysis did not document racial disparity in CRH concentrations in PTB. In fetal membranes, African Americans showed a higher expression and production of CRH in response to an in vitro stimulus...
- Stress and preterm birthCalvin J Hobel
Department of Ob Gyn, Cedars Sinai Medical Center and the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, California, USA
Clin Obstet Gynecol 47:856-80; discussion 881-2. 2004
- Perceived partner support in pregnancy predicts lower maternal and infant distressLynlee R Tanner Stapleton
Department of Psychology, University of California, Los Angeles, 1285 Franz Hall, Box 951563, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1563, USA
J Fam Psychol 26:453-63. 2012....
- Maternal prenatal anxiety and corticotropin-releasing hormone associated with timing of deliveryRoberta A Mancuso
Department of Psychology, University of California, Los Angeles, USA
Psychosom Med 66:762-9. 2004..Studies to date have not examined all three variables together; that is the objective of this paper...
- A computer simulation of progesterone and Cox2 inhibitor treatment for preterm laborOzlem Equils
Department of Pediatrics, Burns and Allen Research Institute, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, David Geffen School of Medicine at University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States of America
PLoS ONE 5:e8502. 2010..This development allows the in silico investigation of pathological mechanisms and the trialing of potential treatments...
- Chlamydia heat shock protein 60 induces trophoblast apoptosis through TLR4Ozlem Equils
Department of Pediatrics, Geffen School of Medicine, University of California Los Angeles, 8700 Beverly Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90048, USA
J Immunol 177:1257-63. 2006..These data suggest that TLR4 stimulation induces apoptosis in placenta, and this could provide a novel mechanism of pathogenesis for poor fertility and pregnancy outcome in women with persistent chlamydia infection...
- Familialism, social support, and stress: positive implications for pregnant LatinasBelinda Campos
Cedars Sinai Medical Center and David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA, USA
Cultur Divers Ethnic Minor Psychol 14:155-62. 2008..Moreover, higher social support was associated with higher infant birth weight among foreign-born Latinas only. Implications of cultural values for relationships and health are discussed...
- Preconception care between pregnancies: the content of internatal careMichael C Lu
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, California 90095 1772, USA
Matern Child Health J 10:S107-22. 2006..The primary aim of this paper is to start a dialogue on the content of internatal care...
- Gestational pyelonephritis as an indicator of the quality of ambulatory maternal health care servicesLisa M Korst
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, USA
Obstet Gynecol 107:632-40. 2006..No such indicators have been developed for pregnant women. We examine whether hospital-specific rates of gestational pyelonephritis may serve as a measure of the quality of ambulatory maternal care...
- Stress in African American pregnancies: testing the roles of various stress concepts in prediction of birth outcomesTyan Parker Dominguez
School of Social Work, M R Fisher Building, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089 0411, USA
Ann Behav Med 29:12-21. 2005..The persistently higher rates of adverse birth outcomes among African American women are a major public health concern...
- Racial differences in birth outcomes: the role of general, pregnancy, and racism stressTyan Parker Dominguez
School of Social Work, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089 0411, USA
Health Psychol 27:194-203. 2008..This study examined the role of psychosocial stress in racial differences in birth outcomes...
- Group B streptococcus induces trophoblast deathAmber Kaplan
Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA 90048, USA
Microb Pathog 45:231-5. 2008..The fibroblasts and trophoblasts provide an innate immune barrier between fetal and maternal circulation in the placenta. These data suggest that GBS may disrupt this barrier to invade fetal circulation...
- Community perspectives: mixed-methods investigation of culture, stress, resilience, and healthCleopatra M Abdou
University of California, Los Angeles, USA
Ethn Dis 20:S2-41-8. 2010..The results inform intervention and stress research in underrepresented communities...
- Timing of fetal exposure to stress hormones: effects on newborn physical and neuromuscular maturationLauren M Ellman
Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University, 1051 Riverside Drive, Unit 23, New York, New York 10032, USA
Dev Psychobiol 50:232-41. 2008..Findings suggest that stress hormones have effects on human fetal neurodevelopment that are independent of birth outcome...
- Pattern of perceived stress and anxiety in pregnancy predicts preterm birthLaura M Glynn
Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, University of California, Irvine, Orange 92868, USA
Health Psychol 27:43-51. 2008..To determine whether the pattern of prenatal stress, as compared to prenatal stress assessed at a single gestational time point, predicts preterm delivery (PTD)...
- Behavioral perinatology: biobehavioral processes in human fetal developmentPathik D Wadhwa
Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, University of California, Irvine, CA 92697 4260, USA
Regul Pept 108:149-57. 2002..In this paper, we elaborate on the conceptual and empirical basis for this model, highlight some relevant issues and questions, and make recommendations for future research in this area...
- Ethnic heterogeneity in the longitudinal effects of placental vascular blood flow on birthweightVinod K Misra
Division of Medical Genetics, Department of Pediatrics and Communicable Diseases, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
Am J Obstet Gynecol 198:72.e1-8. 2008....
- Ethnic differences in adrenocorticotropic hormone, cortisol and corticotropin-releasing hormone during pregnancyLaura M Glynn
Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, University of California, Irvine, CA 92868, United States
Peptides 28:1155-61. 2007..The findings are consistent with the possibility that ethnic disparities in adverse birth outcomes may be due, in part, to differences in HPA axis and placental function...
- Research agenda for preterm birth: recommendations from the March of DimesNancy S Green
March of Dimes, White Plains, NY, USA
Am J Obstet Gynecol 193:626-35. 2005..Analogous to other common, complex disorders, progress in prevention will require incorporating multipronged risk reduction strategies that are based on sound scientific discovery, as well as on effective translation into clinical care...
- Stress and blood pressure during pregnancy: racial differences and associations with birthweightClayton J Hilmert
Department of Psychology, North Dakota State University, Fargo, ND 58105 5075, USA
Psychosom Med 70:57-64. 2008..This study examines a) racial differences in associations between stress and BP during pregnancy, and b) the combined effects of stress and BP on infant birthweight in a sample of 170 African American and white women...