induced abortion

Summary

Summary: Intentional removal of a fetus from the uterus by any of a number of techniques. (POPLINE, 1978)

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Domestic violence as risk factor for unwanted pregnancy and induced abortion in Mulago Hospital, Kampala, Uganda
    Dan K Kaye
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Makerere University Medical School, Kampala, Uganda
    Trop Med Int Health 11:90-101. 2006
  2. ncbi Intimate partner violence and unwanted pregnancy, miscarriage, induced abortion, and stillbirth among a national sample of Bangladeshi women
    J G Silverman
    Department of Society, Human Development and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    BJOG 114:1246-52. 2007
  3. ncbi Psychological responses of women after first-trimester abortion
    B Major
    Department of Psychology, University of California, Santa Barbara, CA 93106 USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 57:777-84. 2000
  4. ncbi The estimated incidence of induced abortion in Ethiopia, 2008
    Susheela Singh
    Guttmacher Institute, New York, USA
    Int Perspect Sex Reprod Health 36:16-25. 2010
  5. ncbi Estimating induced abortion rates: a review
    Clementine Rossier
    Institut National d Etudes Demographiques, 133 Boulevard Davout, 75980 Paris
    Stud Fam Plann 34:87-102. 2003
  6. pmc Abnormal sex ratios in human populations: causes and consequences
    Therese Hesketh
    Institute of Child Health, University College London, 30 Guildford Street, London WCI N1EH, United Kingdom
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 103:13271-5. 2006
  7. ncbi Induced abortion: estimated rates and trends worldwide
    Gilda Sedgh
    Guttmacher Institute, New York, NY, USA
    Lancet 370:1338-45. 2007
  8. pmc Unintended pregnancy and induced abortion among unmarried women in China: a systematic review
    Xu Qian
    Department of Maternal and Child Health, School of Public Health, Medical Center of Fudan University, Shanghai, People s Republic of China
    BMC Health Serv Res 4:1. 2004
  9. pmc The course of mental health after miscarriage and induced abortion: a longitudinal, five-year follow-up study
    Anne Nordal Broen
    Department of Behavioral Sciences, Institute of Basic Sciences in Medicine, University of Oslo, P O Box 1111 Blindern, 0317 Oslo, Norway
    BMC Med 3:18. 2005
  10. pmc Depression and termination of pregnancy (induced abortion) in a national cohort of young Australian women: the confounding effect of women's experience of violence
    Angela J Taft
    Mother and Child Health Research, La Trobe University, 324 328 Little Lonsdale Street, Melbourne VIC 3000, Australia
    BMC Public Health 8:75. 2008

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  1. ncbi Domestic violence as risk factor for unwanted pregnancy and induced abortion in Mulago Hospital, Kampala, Uganda
    Dan K Kaye
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Makerere University Medical School, Kampala, Uganda
    Trop Med Int Health 11:90-101. 2006
    ..To compare pregnancy intention and domestic violence among women with induced and spontaneous abortion...
  2. ncbi Intimate partner violence and unwanted pregnancy, miscarriage, induced abortion, and stillbirth among a national sample of Bangladeshi women
    J G Silverman
    Department of Society, Human Development and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    BJOG 114:1246-52. 2007
    ..husbands among a national sample of Bangladeshi women, (2) associations of unwanted pregnancy and experiences of husband violence, and (3) associations of miscarriage, induced abortion, and fetal death/stillbirth and such victimisation.
  3. ncbi Psychological responses of women after first-trimester abortion
    B Major
    Department of Psychology, University of California, Santa Barbara, CA 93106 USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 57:777-84. 2000
    ..The objectives of this study were to examine women's emotions, evaluations, and mental health after an abortion, as well as changes over time in these responses and their predictors...
  4. ncbi The estimated incidence of induced abortion in Ethiopia, 2008
    Susheela Singh
    Guttmacher Institute, New York, USA
    Int Perspect Sex Reprod Health 36:16-25. 2010
    ..In 2005, the penal code was revised to broaden the indications under which induced abortion is legal...
  5. ncbi Estimating induced abortion rates: a review
    Clementine Rossier
    Institut National d Etudes Demographiques, 133 Boulevard Davout, 75980 Paris
    Stud Fam Plann 34:87-102. 2003
    ..The incidence of illegal, often unsafe, induced abortion has to be estimated, however...
  6. pmc Abnormal sex ratios in human populations: causes and consequences
    Therese Hesketh
    Institute of Child Health, University College London, 30 Guildford Street, London WCI N1EH, United Kingdom
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 103:13271-5. 2006
    ..Measures to reduce sex selection must include strict enforcement of existing legislation, the ensuring of equal rights for women, and public awareness campaigns about the dangers of gender imbalance...
  7. ncbi Induced abortion: estimated rates and trends worldwide
    Gilda Sedgh
    Guttmacher Institute, New York, NY, USA
    Lancet 370:1338-45. 2007
    Information on incidence of induced abortion is crucial for identifying policy and programmatic needs aimed at reducing unintended pregnancy...
  8. pmc Unintended pregnancy and induced abortion among unmarried women in China: a systematic review
    Xu Qian
    Department of Maternal and Child Health, School of Public Health, Medical Center of Fudan University, Shanghai, People s Republic of China
    BMC Health Serv Res 4:1. 2004
    ..To systematically identify, appraise and summarise all available studies documenting pregnancy and induced abortion among unmarried Chinese women attending premarital examinations.
  9. pmc The course of mental health after miscarriage and induced abortion: a longitudinal, five-year follow-up study
    Anne Nordal Broen
    Department of Behavioral Sciences, Institute of Basic Sciences in Medicine, University of Oslo, P O Box 1111 Blindern, 0317 Oslo, Norway
    BMC Med 3:18. 2005
    Miscarriage and induced abortion are life events that can potentially cause mental distress...
  10. pmc Depression and termination of pregnancy (induced abortion) in a national cohort of young Australian women: the confounding effect of women's experience of violence
    Angela J Taft
    Mother and Child Health Research, La Trobe University, 324 328 Little Lonsdale Street, Melbourne VIC 3000, Australia
    BMC Public Health 8:75. 2008
    ..Our objective was to examine the associations with depression of women's experience of violence, pregnancy termination, births and socio-demographic characteristics, among a population-based sample of young Australian women...
  11. pmc Characteristics of women undergoing repeat induced abortion
    William A Fisher
    Department of Psychology, Social Sciences Centre, University of Western Ontario, London, Ont
    CMAJ 172:637-41. 2005
    Although repeat induced abortion is common, data concerning characteristics of women undergoing this procedure are lacking...
  12. pmc Depression and unwanted first pregnancy: longitudinal cohort study
    Sarah Schmiege
    Department of Psychology UCB 345, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO 80309 0345, USA
    BMJ 331:1303. 2005
    ..To examine the outcomes of an unwanted first pregnancy (abortion v live delivery) and risk of depression and to explain discrepancies with previous research that used the same dataset...
  13. ncbi Trends in prenatal diagnosis, pregnancy termination, and perinatal mortality of newborns with congenital heart disease in France, 1983-2000: a population-based evaluation
    Babak Khoshnood
    Paris Registry of Congenital Malformations, Epidemiological Research Unit on Perinatal and Women s Health, INSERM U149, Villejuif, France
    Pediatrics 115:95-101. 2005
    ....
  14. ncbi Induced abortion and unintended pregnancy in Guatemala
    Susheela Singh
    Guttmacher Institute, New York, USA
    Int Fam Plan Perspect 32:136-45. 2006
    Although Guatemalan law permits induced abortion only to save a woman's life, many women obtain abortions, often under unsafe conditions and in response to an unintended pregnancy...
  15. ncbi Rates of complication in first-trimester manual vacuum aspiration abortion done by doctors and mid-level providers in South Africa and Vietnam: a randomised controlled equivalence trial
    I K Warriner
    UNDP UNFPA WHO World Bank Special Programme of Research, Development and Research Training in Human Reproduction, Department of Reproductive Health and Research, WHO, Geneva 1211, Switzerland
    Lancet 368:1965-72. 2006
    ....
  16. ncbi Induced abortion in Denmark: effect of socio-economic situation and country of birth
    Vibeke Rasch
    Department of International Health, Immunology and Microbiology, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
    Eur J Public Health 18:144-9. 2008
    ..The present study focuses on how socio-economic characteristics and country of birth are associated with induced abortion.
  17. ncbi Induced abortion and intimate relationship quality in the Chicago Health and Social Life Survey
    P K Coleman
    Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, Ohio 43403, USA
    Public Health 123:331-8. 2009
    ..To examine associations between abortion and relationship functioning...
  18. ncbi Rates of induced abortion in Iran: the roles of contraceptive use and religiosity
    Amir Erfani
    Department of Sociology, Nipissing University, 100 College Drive, Box 5002, North Bay, Ontario, P1B8L7, Canada
    Stud Fam Plann 39:111-22. 2008
    ..that the negative effect of modern contraceptive use on the abortion rate is 51 percent greater than the negative effect of religiosity, and we highlight the implications of these findings for policies on reproductive health and family..
  19. ncbi A history of induced abortion in relation to substance use during subsequent pregnancies carried to term
    Priscilla K Coleman
    Department of Psychology, University of the South, Sewanee, Tenn, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 187:1673-8. 2002
    Previous research has revealed a general association between induced abortion and substance use. The purpose of this study was to examine the correlation when substance use is measured specifically during a subsequent pregnancy.
  20. pmc Breast cancer in relation to induced abortions in a cohort of Chinese women
    Z Ye
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, 1100 Fairview Ave N, PO Box 19024, MP 474, Seattle, Washington, WA 98109 1024, USA
    Br J Cancer 87:977-81. 2002
    The possible influence of induced abortion on breast cancer risk was assessed in a cohort of 267 040 women enrolled in a randomised trial of breast self-examination in Shanghai, China...
  21. ncbi Mifepristone for early medical abortion: experiences in France, Great Britain and Sweden
    Rachel K Jones
    The Alan Guttmacher Institute, New York, USA
    Perspect Sex Reprod Health 34:154-61. 2002
  22. ncbi Effect of the interpregnancy interval after an abortion on maternal and perinatal health in Latin America
    A Conde-Agudelo
    Latin American Center for Perinatology and Human Development, Division of Health Promotion and Protection, Pan American Health Organization, World Health Organization, Montevideo, Uruguay
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 89:S34-40. 2005
    ..To investigate whether the length of the interval between an abortion and the next pregnancy is associated with increased risks of adverse maternal and perinatal outcomes in Latin America...
  23. ncbi Recourse to induced abortion in Spain: profiling of users and the influence of migrant populations
    Oscar Zurriaga
    Area de Epidemiologia, Dirección General de Salud Publica, Conselleria de Sanitat, Valencia, Spain
    Gac Sanit 23:57-63. 2009
    Social vulnerability implies a higher risk of induced abortion (IA). Immigrant status could be an additional factor...
  24. ncbi [Risk factors and predictors of induced abortion: a population-based study]
    Maria Teresa Anselmo Olinto
    Programa de Pós Graduação em Saúde Coletiva, Universidade do Vale do Rio dos Sinos, Av Unisinos 950, CP 275, Sao Leopoldo, RS 93022 00, Brazil
    Cad Saude Publica 22:365-75. 2006
    This study aimed to identify key risk factors and predictors of induced abortion. A cross-sectional population-based study was conducted with a representative sample of 3,002 women 15 to 49 years of age in southern Brazil, randomly ..
  25. ncbi A randomised controlled trial of a tailored multifaceted strategy to promote implementation of a clinical guideline on induced abortion care
    R Foy
    Simpson Centre for Reproductive Health, University of Edinburgh, UK
    BJOG 111:726-33. 2004
    To evaluate the effectiveness and efficiency of a tailored multifaceted strategy, delivered by a national clinical effectiveness programme, to implement a guideline on induced abortion.
  26. ncbi The persistence of induced abortion in Cuba: exploring the notion of an "abortion culture"
    Danièle Bélanger
    Department of Sociology, The University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
    Stud Fam Plann 40:13-26. 2009
    Cuba's annual induced abortion rate persistently ranks among the highest in the world, and abortion plays a prominent role in Cuban fertility regulation despite widespread contraceptive prevalence and state promotion of modern ..
  27. ncbi Peri-abortion contraception: a qualitative study of users' experiences
    Usha Kumar
    Department of Sexual and Reproductive Health, Southwark Primary Care Trust, St Giles Hospital, St Giles Road, London SE5 7RN, UK
    J Fam Plann Reprod Health Care 30:55-6. 2004
    Contraceptive counselling is an essential element of induced abortion services but concerns remain about its effectiveness.
  28. ncbi Decision making and referral prior to abortion: a qualitative study of women's experiences
    Usha Kumar
    Department of Sexual and Reproductive Health, Southwark Primary Care Trust, St Giles Hospital, St Giles Road, London SE5 7RN, UK
    J Fam Plann Reprod Health Care 30:51-4. 2004
    ..Despite abortion being one of the most common gynaecological procedures performed in the UK, significant regional variation exists in access to services...
  29. ncbi Chlamydia trachomatis in cervical and vaginal swabs and urine specimens from women undergoing termination of pregnancy
    A Renton
    Institute for Health and Human Potential, University of East London, Stratford Campus, Romford Road, London E15 4LZ, UK
    Int J STD AIDS 17:443-7. 2006
    ....
  30. ncbi [Induced abortion in immigrant women in a urban setting]
    Davide Malmusi
    Unitat Docent de Medicina Preventiva i Salut Pública IMAS UPF ASPB, Barcelona, Espana
    Gac Sanit 23:64-6. 2009
    ..Given the new reality of foreign immigration in Barcelona, the aim is to describe the rate of legal abortion in the city in the years 2005 and 2006 according to women's place of origin...
  31. ncbi Linking two opposites of pregnancy loss: Induced abortion and infertility in Yoruba society, Nigeria
    Winny Koster
    Department of Anthropology and Sociology, Universiteit van Amsterdam, Oudezijds Achterburgwal 185, 1012 DK Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Soc Sci Med 71:1788-95. 2010
    Involuntary infertility and induced abortion exist on opposite sides of the spectrum: the first being the unwanted loss of childbearing potential while the second is the intentional termination of pregnancy...
  32. ncbi Induced abortion during youth: social inequalities in the outcome of the first pregnancy
    Greice M S Menezes
    Instituto De Saude Coletiva, Universidade Federal da Bahia, Salvador, Bahia, Brasil
    Cad Saude Publica 22:1431-46. 2006
    This study aimed to identify the factors associated with induced abortion in the first pregnancy in young women and in the first time young men got their partners pregnant...
  33. ncbi [Induced abortion in women of reproductive age living with and without HIV/Aids in Brazil]
    Regina Maria Barbosa
    Estadual deDST Aids, Vila Mariana 04121 000 São Paulo
    Cien Saude Colet 14:1085-99. 2009
    ..characteristics of women living (WLHA) and not living with HIV/AIDS (WNLHA) regarding the report of lifetime induced abortion. Data from 1,777 MVHA and 2,045 MNVHA were collected between November 2003 and December 2004 during a cross-..
  34. ncbi Morbidity and mortality from bowel injury secondary to induced abortion
    O O Oludiran
    Department of Surgery, College of Medical Sciences, University of Benin, Benin City, Nigeria
    Afr J Reprod Health 7:65-8. 2003
    Eight patients managed for bowel injury following induced abortion were studied for the pattern of morbidity and mortality. The patients were aged 18-39 years. Three of them were married, five were single...
  35. ncbi Community perceptions and experiences of domestic violence and induced abortion in Wakiso district, Uganda
    Dan K Kaye
    Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda
    Qual Health Res 16:1120-8. 2006
    In this qualitative research, the author explored (in general) whether domestic violence and induced abortion feature in men's and women's sexual and reproductive health experiences...
  36. ncbi Bowel injury following induced abortion
    R S Jhobta
    Indira Gandhi Medical College, Shimla, India
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 96:24-7. 2007
    Bowel injury is an uncommonly reported yet serious complication of induced abortion, which is often performed illegally by persons without any medical training in developing countries...
  37. ncbi Is induced abortion with misoprostol a risk factor for late abortion or preterm delivery in subsequent pregnancies?
    Norbert Winer
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire, Nantes, France
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 145:53-6. 2009
    To examine whether a first or second trimester induced abortion with misoprostol influences the risk of late abortion or preterm delivery in subsequent pregnancies.
  38. ncbi Estimates of induced abortion in Mexico: what's changed between 1990 and 2006?
    Fatima Juarez
    El Colegio de Mexico, Mexico
    Int Fam Plan Perspect 34:158-68. 2008
    In Mexico, where abortion remains largely illegal and clandestine, reliable data on induced abortion and related morbidity are critical for informing policies and programs...
  39. ncbi Women's experiences in connection with induced abortion - a feminist perspective
    Lena Alex
    Department of Nursing, Umea University, Umea, Sweden
    Scand J Caring Sci 18:160-8. 2004
    ..The aim of this qualitative study was to analyse women's experiences of induced abortion from a feminist perspective. Five women aged 19-33 years were interviewed about 1 month after their abortion...
  40. ncbi Domestic violence against women seeking induced abortion in China
    Jiuling Wu
    Department of Women s Health of the National Center for Women s and Children s Health, Chinese Center of Disease Control and Prevention, Beijing, China 100013
    Contraception 72:117-21. 2005
    ..type and severity of domestic violence (DV), and determine the factors related to DV among women seeking induced abortion in China. A total of 1215 women seeking induced abortion were interviewed...
  41. ncbi Reasons for induced abortion and their relation to women's emotional distress: a prospective, two-year follow-up study
    Anne Nordal Broen
    Department of Behavioural Sciences in Medicine, Institute of Basic Sciences in Medicine, University of Oslo, Blindern, 0317 Oslo, Norway
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 27:36-43. 2005
    The present study aimed to identify the most important reasons for induced abortion and to examine their relationship to emotional distress at follow-up.
  42. ncbi Prevalence of induced abortion and associated factors among Chinese female sex workers in Hong Kong
    Joseph T F Lau
    Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    J Sex Marital Ther 33:19-29. 2007
    ..6% of had experienced induced abortion 52.0% of which were accomplished in registered clinics...
  43. ncbi Factors related to induced abortion among young women in Edo State, Nigeria
    Nancy Murray
    Constella Futures, One Thomas Circle, NW, Suite 200, Washington, DC 20005, USA
    Stud Fam Plann 37:251-68. 2006
    Sub-Saharan Africa has the highest death rate from induced abortion in the world, and young women in southern Nigeria are particularly likely to terminate their pregnancies...
  44. ncbi Morbidity that is associated with curettage for the management of spontaneous and induced abortion in women who are infected with HIV
    Gretchen S Stuart
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Tex 75390 9032, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 191:993-7. 2004
    ....
  45. ncbi Induced abortion and risk of subsequent miscarriage
    Yuelian Sun
    Shanghai Institute of Planned Parenthood Research, 2140 Xie Tu Road, Shanghai 200032, China
    Int J Epidemiol 32:449-54. 2003
    ..To evaluate the impact of surgically induced first-trimester abortion on the risk of miscarriage in a subsequent pregnancy...
  46. ncbi Mifepristone-induced abortion and placental complications in subsequent pregnancy
    Qian Xi Zhu
    Department of Reproductive Epidemiology and Social Science, National Population and Family Planning Key Laboratory of Contraceptive Drugs and Devices, Shanghai Institute of Planned Parenthood Research, Shanghai 200032, China
    Hum Reprod 24:315-9. 2009
    The aim of the study was to explore the effect of first-trimester mifepristone-induced abortion (MA) on placental complications in subsequent pregnancy.
  47. ncbi Bowel injury as a complication of induced abortion: a case report and literature review
    S Coffman
    Department of Surgery, Robert Packer Hospital, Sayre, Pennsylvania 18840, USA
    Am Surg 67:924-6. 2001
    Intestinal perforation is a rare complication of induced abortion. It is most commonly seen in countries in which abortions are performed by people without proper training and with improvised instruments...
  48. ncbi Routine follow-up visits after first-trimester induced abortion
    Daniel Grossman
    Population Council, Mexico City, Mexico
    Obstet Gynecol 103:738-45. 2004
    ..Protocols that require in-person follow-up after abortion may not make the best use of a women's time or abilities, or of the medical system...
  49. pmc Reproductive outcomes in adolescents who had a previous birth or an induced abortion compared to adolescents' first pregnancies
    Birgit Reime
    Faculty of Nursing and Healthcare, University of Applied Sciences of the Saarland, Goebenstr, 40, 66117 Saarbrücken, Germany
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 8:4. 2008
    ..Thus, the authors compared the risks for adverse reproductive outcomes of adolescent nulliparae to teenagers who either have had an induced abortion or a previous birth.
  50. ncbi The problem of illegally induced abortion: results from a hospital-based study conducted at district level in Dar es Salaam
    V Rasch
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Odense University Hospital, Odense, Denmark
    Trop Med Int Health 5:495-502. 2000
    ..The objective of the study was firstly to identify women with illegally induced abortion, (IA) and to compare them with women admitted with a spontaneous abortion (SA) or receiving antenatal care (..
  51. ncbi Are complications after an induced abortion associated with reproductive failures in a subsequent pregnancy?
    Weijin Zhou
    The Danish Epidemiology Science Center, University of Aarhus, Aarhus, Denmark
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 82:177-81. 2003
    ..We examined whether it was women who had the short-term complications that carried an excess risk of spontaneous abortion and preterm delivery in the subsequent pregnancy...
  52. ncbi Induced abortion among HIV-positive women in Quang Ninh and Hai Phong, Vietnam
    Kim Chi Bui
    Institute for Population and Development Studies, General Office for Population and Family Planning, Hanoi, Vietnam
    Trop Med Int Health 15:1172-8. 2010
    To explore the decision of induced abortion among HIV-positive women and examine how the decision is associated with socioeconomic characteristics and the availability of comprehensive programmes aiming at preventing mother to child ..
  53. ncbi Can the outcome of the next pregnancy be predicted at the time of induced abortion?
    Oskari Heikinheimo
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Helsinki, PO Box 140, SF 00029, HUS, Finland
    Hum Reprod 24:820-6. 2009
    ..Factors predicting the outcome of the next pregnancy following termination of pregnancy (TOP) are poorly known...
  54. ncbi Mifepristone (Ru486) antagonizes monocyte chemotactic protein-3 down-regulation at early mouse pregnancy revealing immunomodulatory events in Ru486 induced abortion
    Jaya Nautiyal
    Embryo Implantation Group, Molecular Reproduction Unit, School of Life Sciences, Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya, Vigyan Bhawan, Indore, Madhya Pradesh, India
    Am J Reprod Immunol 52:8-18. 2004
    ..The ratio of Th1/Th2 responses is crucial for pregnancy maintenance. Monocyte Chemotactic Protein-3 (MCP3) is a pro-inflammatory, CC chemokine and a Th1 effector which is capable of eliciting significant anti-tumoral immune responses...
  55. ncbi Abortion history and breast cancer risk: results from the Shanghai Breast Cancer Study
    M Sanderson
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of South Carolina and South Carolina Cancer Center, Columbia, SC, USA
    Int J Cancer 92:899-905. 2001
    Studies of the association between induced abortion and breast cancer risk have been inconsistent, perhaps due to underreporting of abortions...
  56. ncbi The relation of son preference and religion to induced abortion: the case of South Korea
    Woojin Chung
    Department of International Health and Population, Graduate School of Public Health, Yonsei University, Seoul, Republic of Korea
    J Biosoc Sci 39:707-19. 2007
    This paper explores the factors that influence the practice of induced abortion in a very low fertility society, with particular emphasis on son preference and three distinct religions: Confucianism, Buddhism and Christianity...
  57. ncbi Complications of induced abortion and miscarriage in three African countries: a hospital-based study among WHO collaborating centers
    N Goyaux
    Human Fertility Research Group, Toulouse, France
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 80:568-73. 2001
    OBJECTIVE: The aim of this study was to describe two of the outcomes of pregnancy, induced abortion and miscarriage, in three African countries. Major maternal risk factors were also evaluated...
  58. ncbi A review of septic induced abortion cases in one year at Khyber Teaching Hospital, Peshawar
    Jamila M Naib
    Department of Gynae Obst, Khyber Teaching Hospital, Peshawar
    J Ayub Med Coll Abbottabad 16:59-62. 2004
    ..This study was conducted to assess the out come of septic induced abortion cases in a year...
  59. ncbi Induced abortion in the Nordic countries: special emphasis on young women
    Lisbeth B Knudsen
    Danish Center for Demographic Research, University of Southern Denmark
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 82:257-68. 2003
    ..To analyze the trends in legally induced abortions among women younger than 30 years in the five Nordic countries, Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden, since the liberalized abortion laws came into force...
  60. ncbi Mifepristone-induced abortion in one horn and a growing fetus in another horn in a patient with a twin pregnancy in a bicornuate uterus
    Angel Chao
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital and Chang Gung University, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    Fertil Steril 86:1764.e3-5. 2006
    To report a case of mifepristone-induced abortion in only one horn but a growing fetus in another horn for a twin pregnancy in a bicornuate uterus.
  61. ncbi The incidence of induced abortion in Uganda
    Susheela Singh
    Guttmacher Institute, New York, NY, USA
    Int Fam Plan Perspect 31:183-91. 2005
    Although Uganda's law permits induced abortion only to save a woman's life, many women obtain abortions, often under unhygienic conditions...
  62. ncbi Clarifying values and transforming attitudes to improve access to second trimester abortion
    Katherine L Turner
    Ipas, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Reprod Health Matters 16:108-16. 2008
    ..Some recommendations that emerge are that values clarification should be included in abortion training, service delivery and advocacy programmes. Evaluations of such interventions are also needed...
  63. ncbi Low female[corrected]-to-male [corrected] sex ratio of children born in India: national survey of 1.1 million households
    Prabhat Jha
    Centre for Global Health Research, St Michael s Hospital, and Department of Public Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    Lancet 367:211-8. 2006
    ..Fewer girls than boys are born in India. Various hypotheses have been proposed to explain this low sex ratio. Our aim was to ascertain the contribution of prenatal sex determination and selective abortion as measured by previous birth sex...
  64. ncbi Serum zinc, selenium, copper, and lead levels in women with second-trimester induced abortion resulting from neural tube defects: a preliminary study
    Bora Cengiz
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Ankara University School of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey
    Biol Trace Elem Res 97:225-35. 2004
    ..If folic acid supplementation is given, additional Zn supplementation should be considered for the further decrease in the recurrence and occurrence of NTDs...
  65. ncbi Long-term physical and psychological health consequences of induced abortion: review of the evidence
    John M Thorp
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599, USA
    Obstet Gynecol Surv 58:67-79. 2003
    b>Induced abortion is a prevalent response to an unintended pregnancy. The long-term health consequences are poorly investigated and conclusions must be drawn from observational studies...
  66. pmc Clandestine induced abortion: prevalence, incidence and risk factors among women in a Latin American country
    Antonio Bernabe-Ortiz
    Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Avenida Honorio Delgado 430, Ingenieria, Lima 31, Peru
    CMAJ 180:298-304. 2009
    ..We estimated the prevalence and incidence of, and risk factors for, clandestine induced abortions in a Latin American country...
  67. ncbi Short-term complications after surgically induced abortions: a register-based study of 56 117 abortions
    Weijin Zhou
    The Danish Epidemiology Science Centre and the Department of Epidemiology and Social Medicine, Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 81:331-6. 2002
    Performing an induced abortion is a rather simple medical procedure which is frequently done and side-effects will have public health implications unless they are very rare...
  68. ncbi Theory-based identification of barriers to quality improvement: induced abortion care
    Robbie Foy
    Scottish Programme for Clinical Effectiveness in Reproductive Health, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK
    Int J Qual Health Care 17:147-55. 2005
    ..College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists published the clinical guideline, The Care of Women Requesting Induced Abortion, to address recognized variations in care...
  69. ncbi Dramatic decline in abortion mortality due to the Choice on Termination of Pregnancy Act
    Rachel Jewkes
    S Afr Med J 95:250. 2005
  70. ncbi Contraceptive practices of women after abortion in Turkey
    O Karabacak
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Gazi University School of Medicine, Besevler, Ankara, Turkey
    Eur J Contracept Reprod Health Care 6:129-33. 2001
    ..This may suggest that, although couples plan to get pregnant, they do not concentrate on the ideal conditions for conception or they do, in fact, practice some form of family planning...
  71. ncbi Comments to: Induced abortion and traumatic stress: a preliminary comparison of American and Russian women. Vincent M. Rue, Priscilla K. Coleman, James J. Rue, David C. Reardon. Med Sci Monit, 2004; 10(10): SR5-16
    Bratati Banerjee
    Med Sci Monit 13:LE11-12. 2007
  72. ncbi Refractory status epilepticus due to acute hepatic porphyria in a pregnant woman: induced abortion as the sole therapeutic option?
    K Engelhardt
    Department of Neurology, University Hospital Innsbruck, Austria
    Eur J Neurol 11:693-7. 2004
    ..To our knowledge this is the first report of induced abortion as successful treatment in acute hepatic porphyria induced status epilepticus.
  73. ncbi Scaling-up a public health innovation: a comparative study of post-abortion care in Bolivia and Mexico
    Deborah L Billings
    Ipas, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Soc Sci Med 64:2210-22. 2007
    ..Other hypotheses--that scaling-up PAC will significantly reduce maternal mortality and morbidity, decrease abortion-related stigma, and prepare the way for efforts to reform restrictive abortion laws and policies--have yet to be tested...
  74. ncbi Induced abortion and traumatic stress: a preliminary comparison of American and Russian women
    Vincent M Rue
    Institute for Pregnancy Loss, Jacksonville, FL 32259, USA
    Med Sci Monit 10:SR5-16. 2004
    ..Individual and situational risk factors associated with negative postabortion psychological sequelae have been identified, but the degree of posttraumatic stress reactions and the effects of culture are largely unknown...
  75. ncbi Mobiluncus and clue cells as predictors of PID after first-trimester abortion
    P G Larsson
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Central Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 68:217-20. 1989
    ..trachomatis was identified. Our study indicates that screening for C. trachomatis and clue cells in vaginal discharge will identify two different risk groups for developing PID after first-trimester abortion...
  76. ncbi Psychological stress response after miscarriage and induced abortion
    Anette Kersting
    Psychosom Med 66:795-6; author reply 796. 2004
  77. ncbi Attitudes and perceptions about prenatal diagnosis and induced abortion among adults of Pakistani population
    Muhammad Osman Arif
    Medical College, Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan
    Prenat Diagn 28:1149-55. 2008
    Perception and attitude regarding prenatal screening and induced abortion vary across different populations. This study assesses the attitudes and perceptions regarding prenatal screening and induced abortion among Pakistani adults.
  78. ncbi Effects of Radix scutellariae and Rhizoma atractylodis on LPS-induced abortion and the uterine IL-10 contents in mice
    Xiu Hui Zhong
    College of Traditional Chinese Veterinary Medicine, Agricultural University of Hebei, Baoding City 071001, China
    Am J Chin Med 36:141-8. 2008
    ..The results revealed that the IL-10 level was significantly decreased in the LPS-induced abortion group of mice compared to the controls...
  79. ncbi Case-control differences in the reliability of reporting a history of induced abortion
    M T Tang
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Washington, Seattle, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 151:1139-43. 2000
    ..in interview-based case-control studies, controls are more likely than cases to underreport a history of induced abortion. A case-control study was conducted in White women under 45 years of age who had given birth in Washington ..
  80. ncbi Medical versus surgical abortion efficacy, complications and leave of absence compared in a partly randomized study
    Christina Rørbye
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, H S Hvidovre Hospital, University of Copenhagen, Hvidovre 2650, Denmark
    Contraception 70:393-9. 2004
    ..A surgical abortion is associated with an increased risk of antibiotic treatment compared to medical abortion. The women's need for follow-up might be higher than we expect...
  81. ncbi Reactions and reflections in men, 4 and 12 months post-abortion
    A Kero
    Department of Clinical Sciences, Obstetrics and Gynecology, University Hospital, SE 90185 Umeå, Sweden
    J Psychosom Obstet Gynaecol 25:135-43. 2004
    ..Therefore, the aim of the present study was to increase knowledge about reactions and reflections by means of a prospective study of men's attitudes and feelings towards abortion...
  82. pmc Self-reports of induced abortion: an empathetic setting can improve the quality of data
    V Rasch
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Odense University Hospital, Denmark
    Am J Public Health 90:1141-4. 2000
    ..This study estimated the proportion of incomplete abortions that are induced in hospital-based settings in Tanzania...
  83. ncbi Generalized anxiety following unintended pregnancies resolved through childbirth and abortion: a cohort study of the 1995 National Survey of Family Growth
    Jesse R Cougle
    Department of Psychology, University of Texas, 1 University Station A8000, Austin, TX 78712 0187, USA
    J Anxiety Disord 19:137-42. 2005
    The psychological consequences of induced abortion are complex and subject to both considerable controversy and methodological criticisms...
  84. ncbi Abortion in young women and subsequent mental health
    David M Fergusson
    Christchurch Health and Development Study, Christchurch School of Medicine and Health Sciences, New Zealand
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 47:16-24. 2006
    ..The extent to which abortion has harmful consequences for mental health remains controversial. We aimed to examine the linkages between having an abortion and mental health outcomes over the interval from age 15-25 years...
  85. ncbi Prenatal diagnosis, pregnancy terminations and prevalence of Down syndrome in Atlanta
    Csaba Siffel
    Division of Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Birth Defects Res A Clin Mol Teratol 70:565-71. 2004
    ..This study examines the prevalence of Down syndrome before (1990-1993) and after inclusion of prenatally diagnosed cases (1994-1999) in a population-based registry of birth defects in metropolitan Atlanta...
  86. pmc Post abortion family planning counseling as a tool to increase contraception use
    Ali Ceylan
    Department of Public Health, Medical Faculty of Dicle University, Diyarbakir, Turkey
    BMC Public Health 9:20. 2009
    To describe the impact of the post-abortion family planning counseling in bringing about the contraceptive usage in women who had induced abortion in a family planning clinic.
  87. pmc Risk of breast cancer after miscarriage or induced abortion: a Scottish record linkage case-control study
    David H Brewster
    Information Services, NHS National Services Scotland, Gyle Square, 1 South Gyle Crescent, Edinburgh EH12 9EB, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 59:283-7. 2005
    To assess the risk of breast cancer in patients with a previous history of miscarriage or induced abortion.
  88. ncbi Psychological impact on women of miscarriage versus induced abortion: a 2-year follow-up study
    Anne Nordal Broen
    Department of Behavioral Sciences in Medicine, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway
    Psychosom Med 66:265-71. 2004
    To compare the psychological trauma reactions of women who had either a miscarriage or an induced abortion, in the 2 years after the event. Further, to identify important predictors of Impact of Event Scale (IES) scores.
  89. ncbi Social context and the experience of a sample of U.S. women taking RU-486 (mifepristone) for early abortion
    Stephen L Fielding
    University of Rochester, Rochester, New York, USA
    Qual Health Res 14:612-27. 2004
    ..S. history. It might be important for abortion counselors to first ask a woman how she defines her pregnancy. A larger study is warranted...
  90. ncbi Induced abortion: an overview for internists
    David A Grimes
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7570, USA
    Ann Intern Med 140:620-6. 2004
    ..Referral back to the original abortion provider for management is advisable. Overall, induced abortion does not lead to late sequelae, either medical or psychiatric...
  91. pmc Congenital anomaly surveillance in England--ascertainment deficiencies in the national system
    P A Boyd
    National Perinatal Epidemiology Unit, University of Oxford, Oxford OX3 7LF
    BMJ 330:27. 2005
    ..Secondly, to assess the impact of the lack of data on pregnancies terminated because of fetal anomaly...
  92. ncbi Uterine rupture in second-trimester misoprostol-induced abortion after cesarean delivery: a systematic review
    Vinita Goyal
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7570, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 113:1117-23. 2009
    ..To determine the risk of uterine rupture when using misoprostol for second-trimester abortion in women with a history of cesarean delivery...
  93. ncbi Long-term physical and psychological health consequences of induced abortion: a review of the evidence
    John M Thorp
    University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Linacre Q 72:44-69. 2005
  94. ncbi Abortion-related maternal mortality in the Russian Federation
    Irina Alekseevna Zhirova
    Medicosocial Studies and Problem analysis Department, Russian Academy of Medical Sciences, Moscow
    Stud Fam Plann 35:178-88. 2004
    ..Improving access to safe second-trimester abortion, preventing delays during the abortion procedure, and adequate treatment of complications are key strategies for reducing abortion-related maternal mortality...
  95. ncbi The effects of induced abortion on emotional experiences and relationships: a critical review of the literature
    Zoë Bradshaw
    Department of Psychology, Clinical Psychology Unit, University of Sheffield, Western Bank, Sheffield S10 2UR, UK
    Clin Psychol Rev 23:929-58. 2003
    ..post-1990 literature concerning psychological experiences and sexual relationships prior to and following induced abortion. It assesses whether conclusions drawn from earlier reviews are still supported and evaluates the extent to ..
  96. ncbi Induced abortion: not an independent risk factor for pregnancy outcome, but a challenge for health counseling
    Kaisa Raatikainen
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Kuopio University Hospital, Finland
    Ann Epidemiol 16:587-92. 2006
    ..The objective of this study is to assess the effects of prior induced abortions on obstetric risk factors and pregnancy outcome in conditions of free high-standard maternity care used by almost the entire pregnant population in Finland...
  97. ncbi African American adolescents' experiences with unplanned pregnancy and elective abortion
    Janet L Andrews
    Georgia College and State University, Milledgeville, GA 31061, USA
    Health Care Women Int 24:414-33. 2003
    ..Major domains included relationships with partners, confiding in others and finding support, unselfish decision for self, and resolution of the crises. Empowerment was the integrating theme that unified the four domains...
  98. ncbi Herbal infusions used for induced abortion
    Carmen Ciganda
    Toxicology Department, Clinical Hospital, Faculty of Medicine, Montevideo, Uruguay
    J Toxicol Clin Toxicol 41:235-9. 2003
    ..The results of this report are not conclusive, but it appears that the ingestion of plants to induce abortion involves the risk of severe morbidity and mortality...
  99. ncbi Ascertainment and accuracy of Down syndrome cases reported in congenital anomaly registers in England and Wales
    G M Savva
    Department of Public Health and Primary Care, University of Cambridge, Institute of Public Health, Cambridge, UK
    Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed 94:F23-7. 2009
    ..We estimate the ascertainment and accuracy of records of Down syndrome (DS) on national and regional registers in England and Wales...
  100. ncbi Teenage pregnancy: trends, characteristics and outcomes in South Australia and Australia
    Karin A M van der Klis
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Adelaide University, Lyell McEwin Health Service, South Australia
    Aust N Z J Public Health 26:125-31. 2002
    ..To describe trends in teenage pregnancy rates in South Australia and Australia in 1970-2000, and the socio-demographic and clinical characteristics and outcomes of teenage women who gave birth in South Australia in 1995-99...
  101. ncbi Depression associated with abortion and childbirth: a long-term analysis of the NLSY cohort
    Jesse R Cougle
    Department of Psychology, University of Texas, Austin, TX, U S A
    Med Sci Monit 9:CR105-12. 2003
    ..delivery relative to depression using a nationally representative longitudinal design, which enabled inclusion of a control for prior psychological state...

Research Grants64

  1. Cellular Immune Response to RVFV Infection
    KIMBERLY KERSHEA GRAY; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Since very little is known about cellular response in RVFV infections, a foundation needs to be laid that can be built upon in the future in the case of treatment and vaccines. ..
  2. Meiotic Interactions of the RecA Homologue Dmc1
    Douglas K Bishop; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Meiosis forms eggs and sperm. Understanding recombination may prevent birth defects caused by errors in meiosis. Recombination prevents cancer in humans, so this work may improve cancer prevention and treatment. ..
  3. Measuring and Explaining Unintended Pregnancy in the United States, 1987-2009
    Lawrence B Finer; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..3. Estimate up-to-date contraceptive use-failure rates corrected for underreporting of induced abortion, in order to inform and counsel sexually active couples who want to avoid becoming pregnant and to determine ..
  4. Risk Factors Associated with Unintended Pregnancies
    Evelyn Angel James; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..This study will help to identify and prioritize opportunities to manage prevention in this understudied, but clinically important, subgroup of women at high risk for poor maternal and child health outcomes. ..
  5. Use of Motivational Interviewing to Increase Contraception Use among Young Women
    Amy Whitaker; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Just under half of these pregnancies result in induced abortion(2)...
  6. COMPARISON OF CHORION VILLUS SAMPLING AND AMNIOCENTESIS
    ROBERT DESNICK; Fiscal Year: 1990
    ..CVS results by appropriate studies of cultured amniotic fluid cells obtained by amniocentesis, specimens from induced abortion material or specimens obtained from newborns monitored for indications other than advanced maternal age...
  7. DEMOGRAPHIC IMPACT OF FAMILY PLANNING
    ELWOOD CARLSON; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..European countries have adopted programs to introduce modern family planning as an alternative to repeated induced abortion as the chief method of birth control...
  8. Ethnicity, Marriage, and Fertility in Kazakhstan
    Victor Agadjanian; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..in particular on ethnic differences in timing of first marriage, timing of marital births, and recourse to induced abortion. The proposed project will constitute a necessary initial step toward a more comprehensive study of ..
  9. CONTRACEPTIVE USE AND RISK OF CANCER IN SHANGHAI
    David Thomas; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..or more of the following exposures: oral contraceptives, injectable contraceptives, tubal ligation, IUD and induced abortion. This is one of the largest cohorts of women ever assembled for epidemiologic purposes, and its location in a ..
  10. EPIDEMIOLOGY OF PLACENTA PREVIA AND ABRUPTIO PLACENTA
    Beth Mueller; Fiscal Year: 1992
    ..have been done; however, there is some evidence from case series that exposures such as prior C-section, induced abortion, smoking, and alcohol use may increase a woman's risk...
  11. INDUCED ABORTION AND BREAST CANCER RISK
    De Kun Li; Fiscal Year: 2001
    Adapted from the Applicant's Abstract): Induced abortion has been associated with an increased risk of breast cancer, but only a small number of well-conducted studies have reported on the relationship...
  12. RACIAL DIFFERENCES IN BREAST CANCER SURVIVAL
    JOHN ELEY; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..risk factors of interest: early menarche and adolescent exposure to oral contraceptive use, spontaneous and induced abortion, childbirth, and obesity...
  13. IMMUNOREGULATION IN PREGNANCY
    Gary Wood; Fiscal Year: 1991
    ..3) The extent and nature of immunoregulation in uterine regional lymph nodes, 4) A model of indomethacin induced abortion which is closely relevant to the proposed immunoregulatory mechanisms...
  14. Contraceptive efficacy and body weight: Does obesity affect the risk of failure?
    Alison Edelman; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  15. Improving Contraceptive Effectiveness in Obese Women
    Alison B Edelman; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..abstract_text> ..
  16. The Effects of Perceived Discrimination on Mental and Physical Health
    BRENDA N MAJOR; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..abstract_text> ..
  17. RCT of a Novel Oral Contraceptive Initiation Method
    Carolyn Westhoff; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..We will also assess dual method use for STD prevention in the study to adoption of and adherence to oral contraceptives. We will also assess dual method use for STD prevention in the study population. ..
  18. Obesity, Oral Contraception and Ovarian Suppression
    Carolyn Westhoff; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..This study will have very good power to detect clinically important differences. Results could directly and immediately affect contraceptive practice. ..
  19. UNINTENDED PREGNANCY AND CONTRACEPTIVE EFFECTIVENESS
    Susheela Singh; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..abstract_text> ..
  20. The Acquisition of Bacterial Vaginosis in Lesbians
    Jeanne Marrazzo; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Lesbian couples provide a unique opportunity to conduct comparative studies of vaginal microbial ecology in sex partners, and to directly analyze determinants of transmission. ..
  21. Mammographic Densities: In the Pathway to Breast Cancer?
    KARIN ROSENBLATT; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..
  22. Providers' perceptions of the diaphragm in Southern Afr*
    Cynthia Harper; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..As the diaphragm effectiveness results become available, data from this proposed study will position us to design counseling interventions and to address provider education and training needs. ..
  23. Polybrominated Biphenyls and Cancer Risk
    KARIN ROSENBLATT; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  24. Intimate Partner Violence in a Women's Health Clinic Population
    Audrey Saftlas; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  25. Mechanisms for Relations of Domestic Violence to Poor Maternal and Infant Health
    Jay Silverman; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  26. Evaluation of False Positive Mammography in Community Practice
    Bonnie Yankaskas; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  27. Assessing & Improving the Measurement of Sexual Behavior
    Barbara Mensch; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..abstract_text> ..
  28. Peer Effects on Neural and Behavioral Markers of Risk-Taking
    Laurence Steinberg; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  29. Lifestyle Factors and Type 2 Diabetes in Black Women
    Julie Palmer; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Because the follow-up and data collection are funded by another grant, the proposed large study of modifiable risk factors for type 2 diabetes can be carried out at a relatively modest cost. ..
  30. Modification of tamoxifen effectiveness by gene polymorphisms and other drugs
    Timothy Lash; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Understanding the modification of tamoxifen effectiveness by genetic polymorphisms or drug interactions will help patients and physicians to make fully informed decisions about hormone therapy. ..
  31. International Mobility of HIV
    Hong Ha M Truong; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  32. Relationship between Periodontal Disease and Gestational Diabetes Mellitus
    Xu Xiong; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Improving oral health and treating periodontal disease before and during pregnancy may reduce maternal and perinatal morbidity associated with GDM and prevent type 2 diabetes after pregnancy. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  33. Fertility Intentions and Outcomes in West Africa
    Jennifer Johnson Hanks; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..4) Create, translate and pretest a survey instrument to evaluate the hypotheses, and (5) Pilot an integrated life course research technique. ..
  34. Blood Brain Barrier Physiology and HIV Dementia
    HOWARD GENDELMAN; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The data acquired could provide new insights and therapeutic intervention strategies for monocyte BBB trafficking during progressive HIV-1 infection in brain tissue. ..
  35. Maternal-Fetal HLA Sharing and Risk of Preeclampsia
    Audrey Saftlas; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..05. The proposed study may be the first to examine the effects of maternal-fetal HLA sharing in an adequately powered epidemiological framework. ..
  36. SMOKING & GENETIC INTERACTION IN BREAST CANCER ETIOLOGY
    Timothy Lash; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..The second study would collect buccal swabs from participants in the study of adjuvant tamoxifen therapy (Dr. Silliman PI). A similar analytic plan would be conducted, but with a case-only design. ..
  37. IRON STATUS IN WOMEN OF REPRODUCTIVE AGE
    Usha Ramakrishnan; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..The investigators state that in summary, the project is expected to provide information that can be used to examine policy options and develop guidelines to ensure adequate but safe iron status for women of reproductive age. ..
  38. IMPACT OF SCHOOL QUALITY ON ADOLESCENTS
    Barbara Mensch; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ....
  39. DETERMINING/UNDERSTANDING BARRIERS TO ADULT IMMUNIZATION
    Richard Zimmerman; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..This project will furnish relevant, up-to-date to enhance policy planning, practice management and medical education. ..
  40. NEURONAL ELECTROPHYSIOLOGY IN HIV DEMENTIA
    HOWARD GENDELMAN; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ....
  41. DIET, CELL PROLIFERATION AND BREAST CANCER IN SHANGHAI
    David Thomas; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..Also unlike prior epidemiologic studies of diet and breast cancer, in the proposed investigation the primary end points are various indices of cell proliferation. ..
  42. RANDOMIZED TRIAL OF BREAST SELF EXAMINATION IN SHANGHAI
    David Thomas; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..No further intervention activities are proposed. After 10 years of follow-up, over 2.6 million woman-years will have accrued, and this trial will have 80% power to detect a reduction in breast cancer mortality of 30%. ..
  43. DOMESTIC ABUSE IN PREGNANCY AND ADVERSE BIRTH OUTCOMES
    Audrey Saftlas; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..abstract_text> ..
  44. Intergenerational Influences on Adolescent Transitions
    Michelle Hindin; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ....
  45. Development of the Partner Violence Perpetration Among *
    Jay Silverman; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..This comparison will be vital to determining whether the risk and protective factors identified are relevant to present interventions for men who batter their female partners. ..
  46. NC-AINSCO (American Indian Network Study of Clinical Ou*
    Bonnie Yankaskas; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  47. CCBAR Workshop 2006-2007
    STACY LINDAU; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  48. PDE3 Inhibitors: Selective Blockers of Oocyte Maturation
    Jeffrey Jensen; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..This approach is expected to provide a foundation for future Phase 1 trials of PDE3 inhibitors in humans. ..
  49. Intermediate Outcomes of Hysterectomy and Alternatives
    Miriam Kuppermann; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  50. Immunogenetics of Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma Survival
    James Cerhan; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  51. ESTIMATING EFFICACY OF A MEDICAL INTERVENTION
    James Trussell; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ....
  52. Ph IV NICHD Study of Early ChildCare & Youth Developme*
    Laurence Steinberg; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..These data, in concert with data from earlier Phases, will be used to test four models of developmental processes. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  53. Literacy and Utilization of Maternal Depression Care
    Ian Bennett; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..This study represents a unique and cost effective opportunity to study patient factors which are obstacles to depression treatment in women with low literacy and inform future interventions. ..
  54. Prenatal NSAID Use and Miscarriage
    De Kun Li; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable]..