Bodil Hammer Bech

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Affiliation: University of Aarhus
Country: Denmark

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint [Caffeine and birth weight--randomised double blind trial]
    Bodil Hammer Bech
    Aarhus Universitet, Institut for Folkesundhed, Afdeling for Epidemiologi, Arhus C
    Ugeskr Laeger 169:3300-2. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Stillbirth and slow metabolizers of caffeine: comparison by genotypes
    Bodil Hammer Bech
    The Danish Epidemiology Science Centre, Department of Epidemiology, Institute of Public Health, University of Aarhus, 8000 Aarhus, Denmark
    Int J Epidemiol 35:948-53. 2006
  3. pmc Effect of reducing caffeine intake on birth weight and length of gestation: randomised controlled trial
    Bodil Hammer Bech
    Institute of Public Health, Department of Epidemiology, University of Aarhus, 8000 Aarhus, Denmark
    BMJ 334:409. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Coffee and fetal death: a cohort study with prospective data
    Bodil Hammer Bech
    Danish Epidemiology Science Centre, Department of Epidemiology and Social Medicine, Institute of Public Health, University of Aarhus, Aarhus, Denmark
    Am J Epidemiol 162:983-90. 2005
  5. pmc Infertility, infertility treatment, and mixed-handedness in children
    Jin Liang Zhu
    The Danish Epidemiology Science Centre, Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Aarhus, Bartholins Alle 2, 8000 Aarhus C, Denmark
    Early Hum Dev 85:745-9. 2009
  6. doi request reprint Neonatal jaundice, autism, and other disorders of psychological development
    Rikke Damkjaer Maimburg
    Aarhus University, School of Public Health, Department of Epidemiology, Bartholins Alle 2, 8000 Aarhus C, Denmark
    Pediatrics 126:872-8. 2010
  7. ncbi request reprint Obesity, gestational weight gain and preterm birth: a study within the Danish National Birth Cohort
    Ellen Aagaard Nohr
    Danish Epidemiology Science Centre, Department of Epidemiology, Institute of Public Health, University of Aarhus, 8000 Aarhus C, Denmark
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 21:5-14. 2007
  8. pmc Apgar-score in children prenatally exposed to antiepileptic drugs: a population-based cohort study
    Jakob Christensen
    Department of Neurology, Institute of Clinical Medicine, Aarhus University Hospital, Aarhus, Denmark
    BMJ Open 5:e007425. 2015
  9. pmc Prenatal antidepressant exposure and risk of spontaneous abortion - a population-based study
    Maiken Ina Siegismund Kjaersgaard
    Department of Public Health, Section for Biostatistics, Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark
    PLoS ONE 8:e72095. 2013
  10. doi request reprint Birth outcomes after prenatal exposure to antiepileptic drugs--a population-based study
    Demet Kilic
    Department of Neurology, Aarhus University Hospital, Aarhus, Denmark
    Epilepsia 55:1714-21. 2014

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Publications34

  1. ncbi request reprint [Caffeine and birth weight--randomised double blind trial]
    Bodil Hammer Bech
    Aarhus Universitet, Institut for Folkesundhed, Afdeling for Epidemiologi, Arhus C
    Ugeskr Laeger 169:3300-2. 2007
    ..A moderate reduction in caffeine intake in the second half of pregnancy has no effect on birth weight or the length of gestation...
  2. ncbi request reprint Stillbirth and slow metabolizers of caffeine: comparison by genotypes
    Bodil Hammer Bech
    The Danish Epidemiology Science Centre, Department of Epidemiology, Institute of Public Health, University of Aarhus, 8000 Aarhus, Denmark
    Int J Epidemiol 35:948-53. 2006
    ..Gluthatione S-transferase alpha1 (GSTA1) may also be active in the metabolism of caffeine as it conjugates glutathione to aromatic amines. Our study, therefore, included analyses of the association between GSTA1 and stillbirth...
  3. pmc Effect of reducing caffeine intake on birth weight and length of gestation: randomised controlled trial
    Bodil Hammer Bech
    Institute of Public Health, Department of Epidemiology, University of Aarhus, 8000 Aarhus, Denmark
    BMJ 334:409. 2007
    ..To estimate the effect of reducing caffeine intake during pregnancy on birth weight and length of gestation...
  4. ncbi request reprint Coffee and fetal death: a cohort study with prospective data
    Bodil Hammer Bech
    Danish Epidemiology Science Centre, Department of Epidemiology and Social Medicine, Institute of Public Health, University of Aarhus, Aarhus, Denmark
    Am J Epidemiol 162:983-90. 2005
    ..Consumption of coffee during pregnancy was associated with a higher risk of fetal death, especially losses occurring after 20 completed weeks of gestation...
  5. pmc Infertility, infertility treatment, and mixed-handedness in children
    Jin Liang Zhu
    The Danish Epidemiology Science Centre, Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Aarhus, Bartholins Alle 2, 8000 Aarhus C, Denmark
    Early Hum Dev 85:745-9. 2009
    ..Mixed-handedness, which may reflect atypical brain laterality, has been linked to a number of medical conditions as well as prenatal stress...
  6. doi request reprint Neonatal jaundice, autism, and other disorders of psychological development
    Rikke Damkjaer Maimburg
    Aarhus University, School of Public Health, Department of Epidemiology, Bartholins Alle 2, 8000 Aarhus C, Denmark
    Pediatrics 126:872-8. 2010
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  7. ncbi request reprint Obesity, gestational weight gain and preterm birth: a study within the Danish National Birth Cohort
    Ellen Aagaard Nohr
    Danish Epidemiology Science Centre, Department of Epidemiology, Institute of Public Health, University of Aarhus, 8000 Aarhus C, Denmark
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 21:5-14. 2007
    ..We concluded that prepregnancy obesity was associated with a higher risk of PPROM and early induced preterm deliveries...
  8. pmc Apgar-score in children prenatally exposed to antiepileptic drugs: a population-based cohort study
    Jakob Christensen
    Department of Neurology, Institute of Clinical Medicine, Aarhus University Hospital, Aarhus, Denmark
    BMJ Open 5:e007425. 2015
    ..It is unknown if prenatal exposure to antiepileptic drugs (AEDs) increases the risk of low Apgar score in offspring...
  9. pmc Prenatal antidepressant exposure and risk of spontaneous abortion - a population-based study
    Maiken Ina Siegismund Kjaersgaard
    Department of Public Health, Section for Biostatistics, Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark
    PLoS ONE 8:e72095. 2013
    ..To estimate the risk of spontaneous abortion after use of antidepressant medication during pregnancy...
  10. doi request reprint Birth outcomes after prenatal exposure to antiepileptic drugs--a population-based study
    Demet Kilic
    Department of Neurology, Aarhus University Hospital, Aarhus, Denmark
    Epilepsia 55:1714-21. 2014
    ..We studied the potential impact of antiepileptic drugs (AEDs) on fetal growth and gestational age at birth...
  11. pmc Handedness and time to pregnancy
    Jin Liang Zhu
    Department of Epidemiology, Danish Epidemiology Science Centre, Institute of Public Health, University of Aarhus, Aarhus C, Denmark
    Epidemiology 20:52-5. 2009
    ..Nonright-handedness, particularly mixed-handedness, has been associated with a number of medical conditions. We examined whether handedness was associated with fecundity, measured by time to pregnancy...
  12. pmc Parental infertility and sexual maturation in children
    Jin Liang Zhu
    The Danish Epidemiology Science Centre, Department of Epidemiology, Institute of Public Health, University of Aarhus, Vennelyst Boulevard 6, DK 8000 Aarhus C, Denmark
    Hum Reprod 24:445-50. 2009
    ..The reproductive health of children born of infertile couples may be affected by infertility treatment or factors associated with infertility. We examined sexual maturation in children of parents with infertility...
  13. doi request reprint Neonatal jaundice: a risk factor for infantile autism?
    Rikke Damkjaer Maimburg
    Department of Epidemiology, Institute of Public Health, University of Aarhus, Aarhus, Denmark
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 22:562-8. 2008
    ..Our findings suggest that hyperbilirubinaemia and neurological abnormalities in the neonatal period are important factors to consider when studying causes of infantile autism...
  14. pmc Perfluoroalkyl Acids in Maternal Serum and Indices of Fetal Growth: The Aarhus Birth Cohort
    Cathrine Carlsen Bach
    Perinatal Epidemiology Research Unit, Aarhus University Hospital, Aarhus, Denmark
    Environ Health Perspect 124:848-54. 2016
    ..However, these perfluoroalkyl acids (PFAAs) have to some extent been substituted by other compounds on which little is known...
  15. pmc Risk of Fetal Death after Treatment with Antipsychotic Medications during Pregnancy
    Merete Juul Sørensen
    Regional Center for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Aarhus University Hospital, Aarhus, Denmark
    PLoS ONE 10:e0132280. 2015
    ..We aimed to determine if use of antipsychotic medication during pregnancy is associated with an increased risk of spontaneous abortion or stillbirth...
  16. pmc Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors in pregnancy and congenital malformations: population based cohort study
    Lars Henning Pedersen
    Department of Epidemiology, Institute of Public Health, Aarhus University, Bartolin Allé 2, DK 8000 Aarhus, Denmark
    BMJ 339:b3569. 2009
    ..To investigate any association between selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) taken during pregnancy and congenital major malformations...
  17. ncbi request reprint Prepregnancy obesity and fetal death: a study within the Danish National Birth Cohort
    Ellen Aagaard Nohr
    Danish Epidemiology Science Centre, Institute of Public Health, University of Aarhus, Aarhus, Denmark
    Obstet Gynecol 106:250-9. 2005
    ..To examine the association between high prepregnancy body mass index and fetal death, allowing for the effects of gestational age, weight gain, and maternal diseases in pregnancy...
  18. doi request reprint Obstetric outcome in Danish children with a validated diagnosis of kernicterus
    Rikke Damkjaer Maimburg
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Aarhus, Aarhus, Denmark
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 88:1011-6. 2009
    ..To validate the use of the kernicterus diagnosis in a clinical register in Denmark and to describe occurrence and obstetric outcome in children with a validated kernicterus diagnosis...
  19. pmc Cancer Mortality in People Treated with Antidepressants before Cancer Diagnosis: A Population Based Cohort Study
    Yuelian Sun
    Research Unit for General Practice, Department of Public Health, Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark Section for Epidemiology, Department of Public Health, Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark
    PLoS ONE 10:e0138134. 2015
    ..We aimed to study cancer mortality of people treated with antidepressants before cancer diagnosis...
  20. pmc Perfluoroalkyl Acid Concentrations in Blood Samples Subjected to Transportation and Processing Delay
    Cathrine Carlsen Bach
    Perinatal Epidemiology Research Unit, Aarhus University Hospital, Aarhus, Denmark
    PLoS ONE 10:e0137768. 2015
    ..We aimed to investigate whether measured plasma levels of perfluoroalkyl acids differed between blood samples subjected to delay and transportation prior to processing and samples with immediate processing and freezing...
  21. doi request reprint Association of prenatal exposure to acetaminophen and coffee with childhood asthma
    Xiaoqin Liu
    Section for Epidemiology, Department of Public Health, Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 25:188-95. 2016
    ..We aim to examine whether pregnancy maternal acetaminophen use increases the risk for offspring asthma, and whether such a potential association could be modified by maternal coffee consumption...
  22. doi request reprint Maternal bereavement and cryptorchidism in offspring
    Katja Glejsted Ingstrup
    From the aDepartment of Public Health, Section for Epidemiology, Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark bDepartment of Epidemiology, Columbia University, New York, NY cDepartment of Epidemiology, Fielding School of Public Health, University of California, Los Angeles, CA dResearch Unit for Obstetrics and Gynecology, Institute of Clinical Research, University of Southern, Odense, Denmark eNew York State Psychiatric Institute, New York, NY and fDepartment of Pediatrics, Perinatal Epidemiology Research Unit, Aarhus University Hospital, Aarhus, Denmark
    Epidemiology 26:100-5. 2015
    ..We aimed to investigate whether maternal bereavement due to the death of a close relative in the antenatal period increases the occurrence of cryptorchidism in the offspring...
  23. pmc Mortality after parental death in childhood: a nationwide cohort study from three Nordic countries
    Jiong Li
    Section for Epidemiology, Department of Public Health, Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark
    PLoS Med 11:e1001679. 2014
    ..Little is known about long-term or cause-specific mortality after parental death in childhood...
  24. doi request reprint Data resource profile: the Aarhus birth cohort biobank (ABC biobank)
    Lotte Maxild Mortensen
    Section for Epidemiology, Department of Public Health, University of Aarhus, Denmark, AROS Applied Biotechnology A S, Aarhus, Denmark, Department of Public Health, University of Aarhus, Denmark, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Aarhus University Hospital, Skejby, Denmark and Department of Paediatrics, Aarhus University Hospital, Skejby, Denmark
    Int J Epidemiol 42:1697-701. 2013
    ..Plasma, buffy coat, erythrocyte suspension and tissue from the umbilical cord are stored at -80°C. All researchers can apply for access to the database. For more details, see www.ab-biobank.dk or tbh@dadlnet.dk. ..
  25. ncbi request reprint Epilepsy and febrile seizures in children of treated and untreated subfertile couples
    Yuelian Sun
    The Danish Epidemiology Science Centre, Department of Epidemiology, Institute of Public Health, University of Aarhus, Aarhus, Denmark
    Hum Reprod 22:215-20. 2007
    ..Only few studies have addressed the long-term neurological outcomes of children born by subfertile couples. We studied the risk of epilepsy and febrile seizures in children of treated and untreated subfertile couples...
  26. pmc Maternal Vitamin D Status at Week 30 of Gestation and Offspring Cardio-Metabolic Health at 20 Years: A Prospective Cohort Study over Two Decades
    Dorte Rytter
    Department of Public Health, Section for Epidemiology, Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark
    PLoS ONE 11:e0164758. 2016
    ..The aim of the present study was to investigate the association between maternal serum concentration of vitamin D (25(OH)D) in week 30 of gestation and offspring cardio-metabolic risk factors at 20 years...
  27. pmc Prenatal exposure to antiepileptic drugs and use of primary healthcare during childhood: a population-based cohort study in Denmark
    Anne Mette Würtz
    Research Unit for General Practice, Department of Public Health, Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark
    BMJ Open 7:e012836. 2017
    ..The objective of this study was to investigate whether prenatal exposure to AEDs is also associated with more frequent use of primary healthcare during childhood...
  28. pmc N-Terminal Pro-B Type Natriuretic Peptide as a Marker of Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia or Death in Very Preterm Neonates: A Cohort Study
    Anna Sellmer
    Department of Pediatrics, Aarhus University Hospital, Aarhus, Denmark Perinatal Epidemiology Research Unit, Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark Department of Pediatrics, Herning Regional Hospital, Herning, Denmark
    PLoS ONE 10:e0140079. 2015
    ..Bronchopulmonary dysplasia (BPD) is a serious complication of preterm birth. Plasma N-terminal pro-B type natriuretic peptide (NT-proBNP) has been suggested as a marker that may predict BPD within a few days after birth...
  29. ncbi request reprint Coffee and smoking as risk factors of twin pregnancies: the Danish National Birth Cohort
    Maria M Morales-Suarez-Varela
    Unit of Public Health and Environmental Care, Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Valencia, Spain
    Twin Res Hum Genet 10:597-603. 2007
    ..Others have found coffee intake to increase twinning rates but that is not seen in these data...
  30. ncbi request reprint [Does maternal consumption of coffee during pregnancy increase the risk of stillbirth and infant death? A prospective follow-up study]
    Kirsten Wisborg
    Arhus Universitetshospital, Skejby Sygehus, Perinatal Epidemiologisk Forskningsenhed, Gynaekologisk obstetrisk Afdeling og Paediatrisk Afdeling, Aarhus Universitet, Germany
    Ugeskr Laeger 166:278-81. 2004
  31. ncbi request reprint [Pregnancy and caffeine]
    Bodil Hammer Bech
    Center for Epidemiologisk Grundforskning, Aarhus Universitet, Vennelyst Boulevard 6, DK 8000 Arhus C
    Ugeskr Laeger 165:4543-5. 2003
  32. ncbi request reprint [Coffee and stillbirth]
    Kirsten Wisborg
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 123:1911. 2003
  33. ncbi request reprint Periconceptional smoking and the male to female ratio in the offspring--re-assessment of a recently proposed hypothesis
    Carsten Obel
    Int J Epidemiol 32:470-1; author reply 471. 2003
  34. pmc Maternal consumption of coffee during pregnancy and stillbirth and infant death in first year of life: prospective study
    Kirsten Wisborg
    Perinatal Epidemiological Research Unit, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Aarhus University Hospital, DK 8200 Aarhus N, Denmark
    BMJ 326:420. 2003
    ..To study the association between coffee consumption during pregnancy and the risk of stillbirth and infant death in the first year of life...