pregnancy

Summary

Summary: The status during which female mammals carry their developing young (EMBRYOS or FETUSES) in utero before birth, beginning from FERTILIZATION to BIRTH.

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  1. D SOUZA V, Chavan Gautam P, Joshi S. Counteracting oxidative stress in pregnancy through modulation of maternal micronutrients and omega-3 fatty acids. Curr Med Chem. 2013;20:4777-83 pubmed
    During pregnancy, oxidative stress has been implicated in the pathophysiology of preeclampsia and preterm birth leading to poor birth outcome...
  2. Buck Louis G, Sundaram R, Sweeney A, Schisterman E, Maisog J, Kannan K. Urinary bisphenol A, phthalates, and couple fecundity: the Longitudinal Investigation of Fertility and the Environment (LIFE) Study. Fertil Steril. 2014;101:1359-66 pubmed publisher
    To assess the relationship between environmental chemicals and couple fecundity or time to pregnancy (TTP). Prospective cohort. Communities of targeted populations with reported exposure...
  3. Krishnaveni G, Veena S, Karat S, Yajnik C, Fall C. Association between maternal folate concentrations during pregnancy and insulin resistance in Indian children. Diabetologia. 2014;57:110-21 pubmed publisher
    In an Indian birth cohort, higher maternal homocysteine concentration in pregnancy was associated with lower birthweight of the offspring...
  4. Dixon P, Wadsworth C, Chambers J, Donnelly J, Cooley S, Buckley R, et al. A comprehensive analysis of common genetic variation around six candidate loci for intrahepatic cholestasis of pregnancy. Am J Gastroenterol. 2014;109:76-84 pubmed publisher
    Intrahepatic cholestasis of pregnancy (ICP) has a complex etiology with a significant genetic component. Heterozygous mutations of canalicular transporters occur in a subset of ICP cases and a population susceptibility allele (p...
  5. Matias S, Dewey K, Quesenberry C, Gunderson E. Maternal prepregnancy obesity and insulin treatment during pregnancy are independently associated with delayed lactogenesis in women with recent gestational diabetes mellitus. Am J Clin Nutr. 2014;99:115-21 pubmed publisher
    ..We analyzed data collected in the Study of Women, Infant Feeding and Type 2 Diabetes After GDM Pregnancy (SWIFT), which is a prospective cohort of women diagnosed with GDM who delivered at Kaiser Permanente Northern ..
  6. Wen G, Jin X, Wang Z, Wei Q, Zhou F, Li C, et al. [Impact of age, single or double, fresh or frozen embryo transfer on pregnancy outcome after in vitro fertilization treatment]. Zhonghua Yi Xue Za Zhi. 2013;93:2646-9 pubmed
    To separately evaluate the embryo implantation rate (IR), clinical pregnancy rate and multiple pregnancy rate between women <38 years old or ? 38 years old in fresh or frozen thawed embryo transfer cycles, or in single or double ..
  7. Browning A, Lewis A, Whiteside S. Predicting women at risk for developing obstetric fistula: a fistula index? An observational study comparison of two cohorts. BJOG. 2014;121:604-9 pubmed publisher
    ..To ascertain if a predictor of obstructed labour and obstetric fistula (OF) occurrence could be devised...
  8. Papachatzi E, Dimitriou G, Dimitropoulos K, Vantarakis A. Pre-pregnancy obesity: maternal, neonatal and childhood outcomes. J Neonatal Perinatal Med. 2013;6:203-16 pubmed publisher
    ..Maternal pre-pregnancy obesity seems to have an influence on both obstetrical and neonatal outcomes...
  9. Waldenström U, Aasheim V, Nilsen A, Rasmussen S, Pettersson H, Schytt E, et al. Adverse pregnancy outcomes related to advanced maternal age compared with smoking and being overweight. Obstet Gynecol. 2014;123:104-12 pubmed publisher
    To investigate the association between advanced maternal age and adverse pregnancy outcomes and to compare the risks related to advanced maternal age with those related to smoking and being overweight or obese...

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  1. Liu X, Chen Q, Tsai H, Wang G, Hong X, Zhou Y, et al. Maternal preconception body mass index and offspring cord blood DNA methylation: exploration of early life origins of disease. Environ Mol Mutagen. 2014;55:223-30 pubmed publisher
  2. Tran M, Gallo L, Hanvey A, Jefferies A, Westcott K, Cullen McEwen L, et al. Embryo transfer cannot delineate between the maternal pregnancy environment and germ line effects in the transgenerational transmission of disease in rats. Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol. 2014;306:R607-18 pubmed publisher
    ..We aimed to investigate the contribution of the maternal pregnancy environment vs...
  3. Daponte A, Deligeoroglou E, Garas A, Pournaras S, Hadjichristodoulou C, Messinis I. Activin A and follistatin as biomarkers for ectopic pregnancy and missed abortion. Dis Markers. 2013;35:497-503 pubmed publisher
    Activin A as a predictor of pregnancy failure has been the focus of heated debate, but the value of a combined activin A and follistatin (FS) measurement in serum to predict pregnancy failure has not been reported yet...
  4. Pieper P, Balci A, Aarnoudse J, Kampman M, Sollie K, Groen H, et al. Uteroplacental blood flow, cardiac function, and pregnancy outcome in women with congenital heart disease. Circulation. 2013;128:2478-87 pubmed publisher
    ..echocardiographic, and uteroplacental Doppler flow (UDF) parameters at 20 and 32 weeks gestation, and pregnancy outcome. We related cardiovascular parameters to UDF parameters and pregnancy outcome in women with CHD...
  5. Nickens M, Long R, Geraci S. Cardiovascular disease in pregnancy: (women's health series). South Med J. 2013;106:624-30 pubmed publisher
    Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death generally and the most common cause of death during pregnancy in industrialized countries...
  6. Chuprin A, Gal H, Biron Shental T, Biran A, Amiel A, Rozenblatt S, et al. Cell fusion induced by ERVWE1 or measles virus causes cellular senescence. Genes Dev. 2013;27:2356-66 pubmed publisher
  7. Bulas D, Egloff A. Benefits and risks of MRI in pregnancy. Semin Perinatol. 2013;37:301-4 pubmed publisher
    ..In this review, the benefits and potential risks of fetal MRI will be discussed. ..
  8. Pande C, Sarin S, Patra S, Kumar A, Mishra S, Srivastava S, et al. Hepatitis B vaccination with or without hepatitis B immunoglobulin at birth to babies born of HBsAg-positive mothers prevents overt HBV transmission but may not prevent occult HBV infection in babies: a randomized controlled trial. J Viral Hepat. 2013;20:801-10 pubmed publisher
    ..of HBV infection are the replicative status and high HBV DNA level in mothers; it will be worthwhile investigating the role of antivirals and HBIG administration during pregnancy to prevent mother-to-child transmission of HBV infection.
  9. Ruchat S, Hivert M, Bouchard L. Epigenetic programming of obesity and diabetes by in utero exposure to gestational diabetes mellitus. Nutr Rev. 2013;71 Suppl 1:S88-94 pubmed publisher
  10. Ludwig D, Rouse H, Currie J. Pregnancy weight gain and childhood body weight: a within-family comparison. PLoS Med. 2013;10:e1001521 pubmed publisher
    Excessive pregnancy weight gain is associated with obesity in the offspring, but this relationship may be confounded by genetic and other shared influences...
  11. Owor M, Mwatha A, Donnell D, Musoke P, Mmiro F, Allen M, et al. Long-term follow-up of children in the HIVNET 012 perinatal HIV prevention trial: five-year growth and survival. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2013;64:464-71 pubmed publisher
    ..To describe 5-year growth, survival, and long-term safety among children exposed to nevirapine or zidovudine in an African perinatal prevention trial, HIVNET 012...
  12. Mugo N, Hong T, Celum C, Donnell D, Bukusi E, John Stewart G, et al. Pregnancy incidence and outcomes among women receiving preexposure prophylaxis for HIV prevention: a randomized clinical trial. JAMA. 2014;312:362-71 pubmed publisher
    ..PrEP could reduce periconception HIV risk, but the effect on pregnancy outcomes is not well defined...
  13. Kashanian M, Hassan M, Roohi M, Yousefi H. Maternal outcomes of intimate partner violence during pregnancy: study in Iran. Public Health. 2014;128:410-5 pubmed publisher
  14. Pedersen M, Giorgis Allemand L, Bernard C, Aguilera I, Andersen A, Ballester F, et al. Ambient air pollution and low birthweight: a European cohort study (ESCAPE). Lancet Respir Med. 2013;1:695-704 pubmed publisher
    ..Ambient air pollution has been associated with restricted fetal growth, which is linked with adverse respiratory health in childhood. We assessed the effect of maternal exposure to low concentrations of ambient air pollution on birthweight...
  15. Taylor N, Buttenheim A. Improving utilization of and retention in PMTCT services: can behavioral economics help?. BMC Health Serv Res. 2013;13:406 pubmed publisher
    ..We make the case for the application of concepts from the field of behavioral economics to prevention of mother-to-child transmission (PMTCT) programs to more effectively address demand-side issues of uptake and retention...
  16. Nunes M, Pinheiro A, Hoffmann J, Schmidt M. Eating disorders symptoms in pregnancy and postpartum: a prospective study in a disadvantaged population in Brazil. Int J Eat Disord. 2014;47:426-30 pubmed publisher
    ..64; 95% CI 1.16-2.31) than in pregestation. Binge eating (BE) and self-induced vomiting diminished during pregnancy (RR?=?0.70, 95% CI 0.57-0.85; RR?=?0.21, 95% CI 0.10-0.44, respectively) and postpartum (RR?=?0.62, 95% CI 0...
  17. Kennedy D, Lupattelli A, Koren G, Nordeng H. Herbal medicine use in pregnancy: results of a multinational study. BMC Complement Altern Med. 2013;13:355 pubmed publisher
    ..The use of complementary and alternative medicines (CAM) is growing in the general population. Herbal medicines are used in all countries of the world and are included in the top CAM therapies used...
  18. Taylor M, Lau B, Feng S, Bourque C, Buick J, Bondy G, et al. Effects of oral exposure to arsenobetaine during pregnancy and lactation in Sprague-Dawley rats. J Toxicol Environ Health A. 2013;76:1333-45 pubmed publisher
    ..This study investigated the tissue distribution and developmental effects of ASB during pregnancy, early postnatal life, and development to adulthood...
  19. McGlone L, Hamilton R, McCulloch D, MacKinnon J, Bradnam M, Mactier H. Visual outcome in infants born to drug-misusing mothers prescribed methadone in pregnancy. Br J Ophthalmol. 2014;98:238-45 pubmed publisher
    ..Abnormal visual electrophysiology in infants born to drug-misusing mothers prescribed maintenance methadone persists to 6 months of age, and is associated with abnormal clinical visual assessment. ..
  20. Borgella S, Fievet N, Huynh B, Ibitokou S, Hounguevou G, Affedjou J, et al. Impact of pregnancy-associated malaria on infant malaria infection in southern Benin. PLoS ONE. 2013;8:e80624 pubmed publisher
    ..To assess the impact of either the timing or the number of pregnancy-associated malaria (PAM) infections on the incidence of parasitemia or malaria attacks in infancy, we followed ..
  21. Ananth C, Keyes K, Wapner R. Pre-eclampsia rates in the United States, 1980-2010: age-period-cohort analysis. BMJ. 2013;347:f6564 pubmed publisher
    ..Health consequences of rising obesity rates in the United States underscore that efforts to reduce obesity may be beneficial to maternal and perinatal health. ..
  22. Zhao M, Chen Y, Chen X, Dong X, Zhou J, Wang H, et al. Folic acid supplementation during pregnancy protects against lipopolysaccharide-induced neural tube defects in mice. Toxicol Lett. 2014;224:201-8 pubmed publisher
    ..Increasing evidence demonstrates that physiological supply of folic acid during pregnancy prevents folic acid deficiency-related neural tube defects (NTDs)...
  23. Bisgaard H, Vissing N, Carson C, Bischoff A, Følsgaard N, Kreiner Møller E, et al. Deep phenotyping of the unselected COPSAC2010 birth cohort study. Clin Exp Allergy. 2013;43:1384-94 pubmed publisher
    We hypothesize that perinatal exposures, in particular the human microbiome and maternal nutrition during pregnancy, interact with the genetic predisposition to cause an abnormal immune modulation in early life towards a trajectory to ..