Janet W Rich Edwards

Summary

Affiliation: Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Sociodemographic predictors of antenatal and postpartum depressive symptoms among women in a medical group practice
    Janet W Rich-Edwards
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    J Epidemiol Community Health 60:221-7. 2006
  2. pmc Longitudinal study of birth weight and adult body mass index in predicting risk of coronary heart disease and stroke in women
    Janet W Rich-Edwards
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, 133 Brookline Avenue, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    BMJ 330:1115. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial stress and neuroendocrine mechanisms in preterm delivery
    Janet W Rich-Edwards
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, Mass 02215, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 192:S30-5. 2005
  4. pmc Trends in childhood anemia in a Massachusetts Health Maintenance Organization, 1987-2001
    Emily Oken
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts Email
    MedGenMed 8:58. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Breastfeeding during infancy and the risk of cardiovascular disease in adulthood
    Janet W Rich-Edwards
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Epidemiology 15:550-6. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint Adult height, age at attained height, and incidence of breast cancer in premenopausal women
    Heather J Baer
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Int J Cancer 119:2231-5. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Trends in overweight from 1980 through 2001 among preschool-aged children enrolled in a health maintenance organization
    Juhee Kim
    Department of Society and Human Development and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 14:1107-12. 2006
  8. pmc Misperceived pre-pregnancy body weight status predicts excessive gestational weight gain: findings from a US cohort study
    Sharon J Herring
    Obesity Prevention Program, Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, MA, USA
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 8:54. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Maternal age and other predictors of newborn blood pressure
    Matthew W Gillman
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Pediatr 144:240-5. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial risks associated with multiple births resulting from assisted reproduction
    Marcia A Ellison
    Reproductive Endocrine Unit, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Fertil Steril 83:1422-8. 2005

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Publications58

  1. pmc Sociodemographic predictors of antenatal and postpartum depressive symptoms among women in a medical group practice
    Janet W Rich-Edwards
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    J Epidemiol Community Health 60:221-7. 2006
    ..This study investigated whether race/ethnicity, age, finances, and partnership status were associated with antenatal and postpartum depressive symptoms...
  2. pmc Longitudinal study of birth weight and adult body mass index in predicting risk of coronary heart disease and stroke in women
    Janet W Rich-Edwards
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, 133 Brookline Avenue, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    BMJ 330:1115. 2005
    ..To determine whether birth weight and adult body size interact to predict coronary heart disease in women, as has been observed for men. To determine whether birth weight and adult body size interact to predict risk of stroke...
  3. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial stress and neuroendocrine mechanisms in preterm delivery
    Janet W Rich-Edwards
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, Mass 02215, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 192:S30-5. 2005
    ..Like other physiologic systems, the female reproductive axis may be vulnerable to the physiologic "wear and tear" of cumulative stress, which results in preterm delivery...
  4. pmc Trends in childhood anemia in a Massachusetts Health Maintenance Organization, 1987-2001
    Emily Oken
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts Email
    MedGenMed 8:58. 2006
    ..An important indicator of nutritional status within a pediatric population is the anemia prevalence rate. Limited national data are available regarding trends in anemia prevalence among non-low-income children...
  5. ncbi request reprint Breastfeeding during infancy and the risk of cardiovascular disease in adulthood
    Janet W Rich-Edwards
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Epidemiology 15:550-6. 2004
    ..Only 2 studies have evaluated the relation between having been breastfed and the risk of adult cardiovascular events...
  6. ncbi request reprint Adult height, age at attained height, and incidence of breast cancer in premenopausal women
    Heather J Baer
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Int J Cancer 119:2231-5. 2006
    ..65). These results confirm previous findings that taller adult height is associated with increased risk of premenopausal breast cancer but do not provide evidence that age at attained height is related to risk...
  7. ncbi request reprint Trends in overweight from 1980 through 2001 among preschool-aged children enrolled in a health maintenance organization
    Juhee Kim
    Department of Society and Human Development and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 14:1107-12. 2006
    ..To examine overweight trends over a 22-year period among preschool-aged children from primarily middle-income families enrolled in a health maintenance organization...
  8. pmc Misperceived pre-pregnancy body weight status predicts excessive gestational weight gain: findings from a US cohort study
    Sharon J Herring
    Obesity Prevention Program, Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, MA, USA
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 8:54. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the association of misperceived pre-pregnancy body weight status with excessive gestational weight gain...
  9. ncbi request reprint Maternal age and other predictors of newborn blood pressure
    Matthew W Gillman
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Pediatr 144:240-5. 2004
    ..To investigate perinatal predictors of newborn blood pressure...
  10. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial risks associated with multiple births resulting from assisted reproduction
    Marcia A Ellison
    Reproductive Endocrine Unit, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Fertil Steril 83:1422-8. 2005
    ..To determine if increased psychosocial risks are associated with each increase in birth multiplicity (i.e., singleton, twin, triplet) resulting from assisted reproduction...
  11. doi request reprint Maternal periodontitis and adverse pregnancy outcomes
    Waranuch Pitiphat
    Department of Oral Health Policy and Epidemiology, Harvard School of Dental Medicine, Boston, MA, USA
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 36:3-11. 2008
    ..We evaluated periodontitis in relation to preterm birth (<37 weeks' gestation) and small-for-gestational-age (SGA, birth weight below the 10th percentile of birth weight for gestational age) among a group of medically insured women...
  12. pmc Association between umbilical cord glucocorticoids and blood pressure at age 3 years
    Susanna Y Huh
    Division of Gastroenterology and Nutrition, Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, MA, USA
    BMC Med 6:25. 2008
    ..Data in humans are limited. We examined in humans the association between venous umbilical cord blood glucocorticoids, a potential marker for placental 11beta-HSD2 enzyme activity, and blood pressure at age 3 years...
  13. ncbi request reprint Measuring corticotropin-releasing hormone in pregnant women - comparing blood collection protocols for epidemiological studies
    Emily F Strong
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 20:67-71. 2006
    ..Correlation coefficients comparing delayed with gold standard processing exceeded 0.96. These results suggest that CRH may be measured in blood samples that were spun and frozen up to 22 h after blood collection...
  14. doi request reprint Child abuse and smoking among young women: the importance of severity, accumulation, and timing
    Hee Jin Jun
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Adolesc Health 43:55-63. 2008
    ..We examined the association between severity, accumulation, and timing of abuse in childhood and adolescence and smoking status among young women...
  15. pmc Intimate partner violence and cigarette smoking: association between smoking risk and psychological abuse with and without co-occurrence of physical and sexual abuse
    Hee Jin Jun
    Channing Laboratory, Harvard Medical School Brigham and Women s Hospital, 181 Longwood Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Public Health 98:527-35. 2008
    ..We examined the association between psychological abuse in a current relationship and current cigarette smoking among women, with and without the co-occurrence of physical or sexual abuse...
  16. ncbi request reprint Maternal intake of vitamin D during pregnancy and risk of recurrent wheeze in children at 3 y of age
    Carlos A Camargo
    Center for D receptor Activation Research, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 85:788-95. 2007
    ..Vitamin D deficiency and asthma are common at higher latitudes. Although vitamin D has important immunologic effects, its relation with asthma is unknown...
  17. ncbi request reprint Iron intake and risk of ovulatory infertility
    Jorge E Chavarro
    Department of Nutrition and Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 108:1145-52. 2006
    ..To evaluate whether iron supplement use or greater intake of total, heme and nonheme iron is associated with lower risk of ovulatory infertility...
  18. ncbi request reprint Dietary fatty acid intakes and the risk of ovulatory infertility
    Jorge E Chavarro
    Department of Nutrition, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 85:231-7. 2007
    ..Pharmacologic activation of the peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor gamma (PPAR-gamma) improves ovulatory function in women with polycystic ovary syndrome, and specific dietary fatty acids can affect PPAR-gamma activity...
  19. ncbi request reprint Physical activity, body mass index, and ovulatory disorder infertility
    Janet W Rich-Edwards
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Epidemiology 13:184-90. 2002
    ..These data suggest that, among American women, more ovulatory infertility is attributable to overweight and a sedentary lifestyle than to underweight and overexertion...
  20. pmc Maternal iron intake and iron status during pregnancy and child blood pressure at age 3 years
    Mandy B Belfort
    Division of Newborn Medicine, Children s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Int J Epidemiol 37:301-8. 2008
    ..Our aim was to examine the extent to which lower maternal iron intake, haemoglobin level and mean cell volume (MCV) during pregnancy are associated with higher child systolic blood pressure (SBP) at age 3 years...
  21. pmc Television, walking, and diet: associations with postpartum weight retention
    Emily Oken
    Obesity Prevention Program, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Am J Prev Med 32:305-11. 2007
    ..For many women, pregnancy begets long-term weight gain. Modifiable behaviors that contribute to postpartum weight retention have not been well studied...
  22. pmc Predictors of change in physical activity during and after pregnancy: Project Viva
    Mark A Pereira
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55454, USA
    Am J Prev Med 32:312-9. 2007
    ..Few studies document longitudinal changes in physical activity from prepregnancy to the postpartum period...
  23. pmc Gestational weight gain and child adiposity at age 3 years
    Emily Oken
    Obesity Prevention Program, Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 196:322.e1-8. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the associations of gestational weight gain with child adiposity...
  24. pmc Associations of seafood and elongated n-3 fatty acid intake with fetal growth and length of gestation: results from a US pregnancy cohort
    Emily Oken
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, MA, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 160:774-83. 2004
    ..Results from this US cohort support the conclusion that seafood intake during pregnancy is associated with reduced fetal growth...
  25. pmc Diet during pregnancy and risk of preeclampsia or gestational hypertension
    Emily Oken
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 17:663-8. 2007
    ..We sought to examine associations of first-trimester intake of calcium, n-3 and n-6 fatty acids, trans fatty acids, magnesium, folate, and vitamins C, D, and E with preeclampsia (PE) and gestational hypertension (GH)...
  26. pmc Use of multivitamins, intake of B vitamins, and risk of ovulatory infertility
    Jorge E Chavarro
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Fertil Steril 89:668-76. 2008
    ..To examine whether use of multivitamins and intake of specific nutrients in multivitamins is associated with ovulatory infertility...
  27. pmc How should gestational weight gain be assessed? A comparison of existing methods and a novel method, area under the weight gain curve
    Ken P Kleinman
    Obesity Prevention Program, Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Int J Epidemiol 36:1275-82. 2007
    ..Methods commonly used to assess weight gain incorporate assumptions that are usually not borne out, such as a linear weight gain, or do not account for differential length of gestation...
  28. pmc Association of fewer hours of sleep at 6 months postpartum with substantial weight retention at 1 year postpartum
    Erica P Gunderson
    Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente Research Foundation, Oakland, CA 94612, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 167:178-87. 2008
    ..Interventions to prevent postpartum obesity should consider strategies to attain optimal maternal sleep duration...
  29. ncbi request reprint Diet and lifestyle in the prevention of ovulatory disorder infertility
    Jorge E Chavarro
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston MA 02115, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 110:1050-8. 2007
    ..To evaluate the relation of a dietary pattern and other lifestyle practices to risk of ovulatory disorder infertility...
  30. pmc Diet during early pregnancy and development of gestational diabetes
    Jenny S Radesky
    Obesity Prevention Program, Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, MA, USA
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 22:47-59. 2008
    ..Nutritional status entering pregnancy, as reflected by pre-pregnancy BMI, is probably more important than pregnancy diet in development of GDM...
  31. pmc Neighborhood influences on the association between maternal age and birthweight: a multilevel investigation of age-related disparities in health
    Magdalena Cerda
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Michigan, 3632 SPH Tower, 109 Observatory Street, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 2029, USA
    Soc Sci Med 66:2048-60. 2008
    ..The findings support the hypothesis that the relationship between maternal age and birthweight varies between neighborhoods. Indicators of neighborhood disadvantage help to explain such differences...
  32. pmc Association of postpartum depression with weight retention 1 year after childbirth
    Sharon J Herring
    Obesity Prevention Program, Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Healthcare, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 16:1296-301. 2008
    ..To examine the extent to which early postpartum depression is associated with weight retention 1 year after childbirth...
  33. pmc Developmental origins of childhood overweight: potential public health impact
    Matthew W Gillman
    Obesity Prevention Program, Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 16:1651-6. 2008
    ..Interventions to modify several factors during pregnancy and infancy could have substantial impact on prevention of childhood overweight...
  34. ncbi request reprint Neighborhood support and the birth weight of urban infants
    Stephen L Buka
    Project on Human Development in Chicago Neighborhoods, Chicago, IL, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 157:1-8. 2003
    ..Results support the hypothesis that neighborhood-level factors are significantly associated with infant birth weight...
  35. pmc Associations of maternal prenatal smoking with child adiposity and blood pressure
    Emily Oken
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, 133 Brookline Avenue, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Obes Res 13:2021-8. 2005
    ..To examine the extent to which maternal prenatal smoking is associated with adiposity, central adiposity, and blood pressure in 3-year-old children...
  36. pmc Association of breastfeeding with maternal control of infant feeding at age 1 year
    Elsie M Taveras
    Center for Child Health Care Studies, Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care and Harvard Medical School, 133 Brookline Ave, 6th Fl, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Pediatrics 114:e577-83. 2004
    ..The objective of this study was to examine whether preponderance of breastfeeding in the first 6 months of life and breastfeeding duration are associated with less maternal restrictive behavior and less pressure to eat...
  37. pmc Maternal calcium intake and offspring blood pressure
    Matthew W Gillman
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, Mass 02215, USA
    Circulation 110:1990-5. 2004
    ..Few data exist on the intergenerational influence of calcium intake during pregnancy on offspring blood pressure...
  38. pmc Changes in dietary intake from the first to the second trimester of pregnancy
    Sheryl L Rifas-Shiman
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 20:35-42. 2006
    ..However, investigators should assess caffeine, alcohol, and vitamin and supplement use in both the 1st and 2nd trimester, and consider doing so for foods and nutrients for which trimester-specific hypotheses are well substantiated...
  39. pmc Preterm delivery in Boston before and after September 11th, 2001
    Janet W Rich-Edwards
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, 133 Brookline Avenue, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Epidemiology 16:323-7. 2005
    ..To test this hypothesis, we compared gestational duration and risk of preterm delivery among women who were pregnant on September 11 with women who had delivered before that date...
  40. pmc Plasma C-reactive protein in early pregnancy and preterm delivery
    Waranuch Pitiphat
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 162:1108-13. 2005
    ..64, 95% confidence interval: 0.94, 22.96) versus indicated delivery (odds ratio = 1.42, 95% confidence interval: 0.44, 4.61). These findings suggest that very high CRP levels in early pregnancy are associated with preterm delivery...
  41. ncbi request reprint Immigration, race/ethnicity, and social and economic factors as predictors of breastfeeding initiation
    Ann C Celi
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 159:255-60. 2005
    ..To determine the impact of immigration status as well as race/ethnicity and social and economic factors on breastfeeding initiation...
  42. pmc Maternal protein intake is not associated with infant blood pressure
    Susanna Y Huh
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, MA 02215, USA
    Int J Epidemiol 34:378-84. 2005
    ..We examined the associations of first and second trimester maternal protein intake with offspring blood pressure (BP) at the age of six months...
  43. pmc Maternal antioxidant intake in pregnancy and wheezing illnesses in children at 2 y of age
    Augusto A Litonjua
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 84:903-11. 2006
    ..Low intakes of dietary antioxidants may contribute to increases in asthma and allergy...
  44. pmc Maternal corticotropin-releasing hormone levels during pregnancy and offspring adiposity
    Matthew W Gillman
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 14:1647-53. 2006
    ..We examined associations of maternal corticotropin-releasing hormone (CRH) levels in the late 2nd trimester of pregnancy, a marker of fetal glucocorticoid exposure, with child adiposity at age 3 years...
  45. pmc Associations of physical activity and inactivity before and during pregnancy with glucose tolerance
    Emily Oken
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 108:1200-7. 2006
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  46. pmc Maternal fish consumption, hair mercury, and infant cognition in a U.S. Cohort
    Emily Oken
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 113:1376-80. 2005
    ..Women should continue to eat fish during pregnancy but choose varieties with lower mercury contamination...
  47. ncbi request reprint Re: "Birth size, growth, and blood pressure between the ages of 7 and 26 years: failure to support the fetal origins hypothesis"
    Janet W Rich-Edwards
    Am J Epidemiol 157:665-6; author reply 666. 2003
  48. pmc Infant growth and child cognition at 3 years of age
    Mandy B Belfort
    Children s Hospital Boston, Division of Newborn Medicine, Hunnewell 437, 300 Longwood Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Pediatrics 122:e689-95. 2008
    ..Infancy is a critical period for brain development. Few studies have examined the extent to which infant weight gain is associated with later neurodevelopmental outcomes in healthy populations...
  49. ncbi request reprint Duration of lactation and incidence of type 2 diabetes
    Alison M Stuebe
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Biology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass 02115, USA
    JAMA 294:2601-10. 2005
    ..Lactation is associated with improved glucose and insulin homeostasis, independent of weight change...
  50. pmc Menstrual cycle characteristics and incidence of premenopausal breast cancer
    Kathryn L Terry
    Obstetrics and Gynecology Epidemiology Center, Harvard School of Public Health, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 221 Longwood Avenue, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 14:1509-13. 2005
    ..Anovulation, which is more common with long or irregular cycles, has been hypothesized to reduce the incidence of breast cancer...
  51. ncbi request reprint Diverging associations of maternal age with low birthweight for black and white mothers
    Janet W Rich-Edwards
    Project on Human Development in Chicago Neighborhoods, Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, MA, USA
    Int J Epidemiol 32:83-90. 2003
    ..Our aim was to investigate correlates and causes of the racial/ethnic divergence in low birthweight by maternal age...
  52. pmc Perinatal predictors of atopic dermatitis occurring in the first six months of life
    Megan M Moore
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Pediatrics 113:468-74. 2004
    ..The purpose of this prospective study was to investigate several perinatal predictors of atopic dermatitis occurring in the first 6 months of life...
  53. ncbi request reprint A prospective study of infertility due to ovulatory disorders, ovulation induction, and incidence of breast cancer
    Kathryn L Terry
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Arch Intern Med 166:2484-9. 2006
    ..Anovulation has been hypothesized to decrease the risk of breast cancer. Therefore, infertility attributed to ovulatory disorders and ovulation-induction therapy may influence breast cancer risk...
  54. pmc Misdiagnosis of overweight and underweight children younger than 2 years of age due to length measurement bias
    Sheryl L Rifas-Shiman
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    MedGenMed 7:56. 2005
    ..Clinical measurements of length, which usually involve a paper-and-pencil method, may often be inaccurate in children younger than 2 years...
  55. pmc Periodontitis and plasma C-reactive protein during pregnancy
    Waranuch Pitiphat
    Department of Oral Health Policy and Epidemiology, Harvard School of Dental Medicine, Boston, MA, USA
    J Periodontol 77:821-5. 2006
    ..We examined the relationship between periodontitis and CRP among women who provided dental radiographs and had blood collected during early pregnancy, excluding smokers and diabetic patients...
  56. ncbi request reprint Work schedule during pregnancy and spontaneous abortion
    Elizabeth A Whelan
    National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Cincinnati, OH 45226, USA
    Epidemiology 18:350-5. 2007
    ..There is inconsistent evidence as to whether work schedule (including rotating shifts and night work) can affect reproductive outcomes...
  57. ncbi request reprint Calibration of a semi-quantitative food frequency questionnaire in early pregnancy
    Wafaie W Fawzi
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, MA
    Ann Epidemiol 14:754-62. 2004
    ..We assessed the validity of a semi-quantitative food frequency questionnaire (FFQ) among pregnant women...
  58. pmc Body fatness during childhood and adolescence and incidence of breast cancer in premenopausal women: a prospective cohort study
    Heather J Baer
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Breast Cancer Res 7:R314-25. 2005
    ..We examined prospectively the relation between body fatness during childhood and adolescence and the incidence of breast cancer in premenopausal women...