pregnancy outcome

Summary

Summary: Results of conception and ensuing pregnancy, including LIVE BIRTH; STILLBIRTH; SPONTANEOUS ABORTION; INDUCED ABORTION. The outcome may follow natural or artificial insemination or any of the various ASSISTED REPRODUCTIVE TECHNIQUES, such as EMBRYO TRANSFER or FERTILIZATION IN VITRO.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Birth weight in relation to morbidity and mortality among newborn infants
    D D McIntire
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas 75235 9032, USA
    N Engl J Med 340:1234-8. 1999
  2. ncbi Pre-eclampsia
    Baha Sibai
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, 231 Albert Sabin Way, ML 0526, Cincinnati, OH 45267, USA
    Lancet 365:785-99. 2005
  3. ncbi Hyperglycemia and adverse pregnancy outcomes
    Boyd E Metzger
    Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    N Engl J Med 358:1991-2002. 2008
  4. ncbi Epidemiology and burden of malaria in pregnancy
    Meghna Desai
    Malaria Branch, Division of Parasitic Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Lancet Infect Dis 7:93-104. 2007
  5. ncbi Effect of treatment of gestational diabetes mellitus on pregnancy outcomes
    Caroline A Crowther
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Adelaide, Adelaide, Australia
    N Engl J Med 352:2477-86. 2005
  6. ncbi Effect of a participatory intervention with women's groups on birth outcomes in Nepal: cluster-randomised controlled trial
    Dharma S Manandhar
    Mother and Infant Research Activities MIRA, PO Box 921, Kathmandu, Nepal
    Lancet 364:970-9. 2004
  7. ncbi Socio-economic disparities in pregnancy outcome: why do the poor fare so poorly?
    M S Kramer
    Department of Pediatrics, McGill University, Canada
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 14:194-210. 2000
  8. ncbi Caesarean delivery rates and pregnancy outcomes: the 2005 WHO global survey on maternal and perinatal health in Latin America
    Jose Villar
    UNDP UNFPA WHO World Bank Special Programme of Research, Development and Research Training in Human Reproduction, Department of Reproductive Health and Research, WHO, 1211 Geneva 27, Switzerland
    Lancet 367:1819-29. 2006
  9. ncbi Combined associations of prepregnancy body mass index and gestational weight gain with the outcome of pregnancy
    Ellen A Nohr
    Department of Epidemiology, Institute of Public Health, University of Aarhus, Aarhus, Denmark
    Am J Clin Nutr 87:1750-9. 2008
  10. ncbi Maternal obesity and pregnancy outcome: a study of 287,213 pregnancies in London
    N J Sebire
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Imperial College School of Medicine at St Mary's Hospital, London, UK
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 25:1175-82. 2001

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Publications366 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi Birth weight in relation to morbidity and mortality among newborn infants
    D D McIntire
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas 75235 9032, USA
    N Engl J Med 340:1234-8. 1999
    ..It is not known, however, whether there is a threshold weight below which morbidity and mortality are significantly greater, or whether that threshold varies with gestational age...
  2. ncbi Pre-eclampsia
    Baha Sibai
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, 231 Albert Sabin Way, ML 0526, Cincinnati, OH 45267, USA
    Lancet 365:785-99. 2005
    ..We review findings on the diagnosis, risk factors, and pathogenesis of pre-eclampsia and the present status of its prediction, prevention, and management...
  3. ncbi Hyperglycemia and adverse pregnancy outcomes
    Boyd E Metzger
    Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    N Engl J Med 358:1991-2002. 2008
    ..It is controversial whether maternal hyperglycemia less severe than that in diabetes mellitus is associated with increased risks of adverse pregnancy outcomes...
  4. ncbi Epidemiology and burden of malaria in pregnancy
    Meghna Desai
    Malaria Branch, Division of Parasitic Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Lancet Infect Dis 7:93-104. 2007
    ..Global risk maps will allow better estimation of potential impact of successful control of malaria in pregnancy...
  5. ncbi Effect of treatment of gestational diabetes mellitus on pregnancy outcomes
    Caroline A Crowther
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Adelaide, Adelaide, Australia
    N Engl J Med 352:2477-86. 2005
    ..We conducted a randomized clinical trial to determine whether treatment of women with gestational diabetes mellitus reduced the risk of perinatal complications...
  6. ncbi Effect of a participatory intervention with women's groups on birth outcomes in Nepal: cluster-randomised controlled trial
    Dharma S Manandhar
    Mother and Infant Research Activities MIRA, PO Box 921, Kathmandu, Nepal
    Lancet 364:970-9. 2004
    ..90% of deliveries in the poorest quintile of households happen at home. We postulated that a community-based participatory intervention could significantly reduce neonatal mortality rates...
  7. ncbi Socio-economic disparities in pregnancy outcome: why do the poor fare so poorly?
    M S Kramer
    Department of Pediatrics, McGill University, Canada
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 14:194-210. 2000
    In this paper, we review the evidence bearing on socio-economic disparities in pregnancy outcome, focusing on aetiological factors mediating the disparities in intrauterine growth restriction (IUGR) and preterm birth...
  8. ncbi Caesarean delivery rates and pregnancy outcomes: the 2005 WHO global survey on maternal and perinatal health in Latin America
    Jose Villar
    UNDP UNFPA WHO World Bank Special Programme of Research, Development and Research Training in Human Reproduction, Department of Reproductive Health and Research, WHO, 1211 Geneva 27, Switzerland
    Lancet 367:1819-29. 2006
    ..Our aim was to assess the association between caesarean delivery and pregnancy outcome at the institutional level, adjusting for the pregnant population and institutional characteristics.
  9. ncbi Combined associations of prepregnancy body mass index and gestational weight gain with the outcome of pregnancy
    Ellen A Nohr
    Department of Epidemiology, Institute of Public Health, University of Aarhus, Aarhus, Denmark
    Am J Clin Nutr 87:1750-9. 2008
    ....
  10. ncbi Maternal obesity and pregnancy outcome: a study of 287,213 pregnancies in London
    N J Sebire
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Imperial College School of Medicine at St Mary's Hospital, London, UK
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 25:1175-82. 2001
    OBJECTIVE: To examine the maternal and foetal risks of adverse pregnancy outcome in relation to maternal obesity, expressed as body mass index (BMI, kg/m(2)) in a large unselected geographical population...
  11. ncbi Socioeconomic disparities in adverse birth outcomes: a systematic review
    Philip Blumenshine
    Center on Social Disparities in Health, Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94118, USA
    Am J Prev Med 39:263-72. 2010
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  12. pmc A cohort study of traffic-related air pollution impacts on birth outcomes
    Michael Brauer
    School of Environmental Health, The University of British Columbia, 2206 East Mall, Vancouver BC V6T1Z3 Canada
    Environ Health Perspect 116:680-6. 2008
    ..Evidence suggests that air pollution exposure adversely affects pregnancy outcomes. Few studies have examined individual-level intraurban exposure contrasts...
  13. ncbi Maternal morbid obesity and the risk of adverse pregnancy outcome
    Marie I Cedergren
    Division of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Department of Molecular and Clinical Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, Linkoping University, SE 581 85 Linkoping, Sweden
    Obstet Gynecol 103:219-24. 2004
    ..To evaluate whether morbidly obese women have an increased risk of pregnancy complications and adverse perinatal outcomes...
  14. pmc Comparing exposure assessment methods for traffic-related air pollution in an adverse pregnancy outcome study
    Jun Wu
    Program in Public Health and Department of Epidemiology, Anteater Instruction and Research Office, University of California, Irvine, CA 92697 3957, USA
    Environ Res 111:685-92. 2011
    ..Yet, little information exists on how effect estimates are impacted by the different exposure assessment methods employed in these studies...
  15. pmc The hyperglycemia and adverse pregnancy outcome study: associations of GDM and obesity with pregnancy outcomes
    Patrick M Catalano
    Reproductive Biology, Case Western Reserve University at MetroHealth Medical Center, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    Diabetes Care 35:780-6. 2012
    To determine associations of gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) and obesity with adverse pregnancy outcomes in the Hyperglycemia and Adverse Pregnancy Outcome (HAPO) Study.
  16. ncbi Systematic review of effects of low-moderate prenatal alcohol exposure on pregnancy outcome
    J Henderson
    National Perinatal Epidemiology Unit, University of Oxford, Old Road Campus, Oxford, UK
    BJOG 114:243-52. 2007
    ..4 UK units or 83 g/week) compared with consumption of no alcohol on pregnancy outcome.
  17. pmc Clinical risk prediction for pre-eclampsia in nulliparous women: development of model in international prospective cohort
    Robyn A North
    Division of Women s Health, King s College London, London, United Kingdom
    BMJ 342:d1875. 2011
    ..To develop a predictive model for pre-eclampsia based on clinical risk factors for nulliparous women and to identify a subgroup at increased risk, in whom specialist referral might be indicated...
  18. ncbi Association between bacterial vaginosis and preterm delivery of a low-birth-weight infant. The Vaginal Infections and Prematurity Study Group
    S L Hillier
    University of Washington, Seattle, USA
    N Engl J Med 333:1737-42. 1995
    ..1; 95 percent confidence interval, 1.5 to 3.0). CONCLUSIONS. Bacterial vaginosis was associated with the preterm delivery of low-birth-weight infants independently of other recognized risk factors...
  19. ncbi Effects of Plasmodium vivax malaria in pregnancy
    F Nosten
    Shokio Malaria Research Unit, Mae Sot, Thailand
    Lancet 354:546-9. 1999
    ..P. falciparum infection has harmful effects in pregnancy, but the effects of P. vivax have not been characterised. We investigated the effects of P. vivax infection during pregnancy...
  20. ncbi The impact of maternal BMI status on pregnancy outcomes with immediate short-term obstetric resource implications: a meta-analysis
    N Heslehurst
    The Centre for Food, Physical Activity, and Obesity Research, School of Health and Social Care, University of Teesside, Middlesbrough, UK
    Obes Rev 9:635-83. 2008
    ..National clinical guidelines for management of obese pregnant women, and public health interventions to help safeguard the health of mothers and their babies are urgently required...
  21. ncbi The epidemiology of adverse pregnancy outcomes: an overview
    Michael S Kramer
    Department of Pediatrics, McGill University Faculty of Medicine, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Nutr 133:1592S-1596S. 2003
    ..More progress is required, however, in understanding the etiology and prevention of preterm birth...
  22. ncbi The prevalence and impact of overweight and obesity in an Australian obstetric population
    Leonie K Callaway
    E Floor, Clinical Sciences Building, Royal Brisbane and Women s Hospital, Herston QLD 4029, Australia
    Med J Aust 184:56-9. 2006
    ..To assess the prevalence and impact of overweight and obesity in an Australian obstetric population...
  23. pmc Chronic phase shifts of the photoperiod throughout pregnancy programs glucose intolerance and insulin resistance in the rat
    Tamara J Varcoe
    Research Centre for Reproductive Health, Robinson Institute, University of Adelaide, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
    PLoS ONE 6:e18504. 2011
    ..These results highlight the need for a thorough analysis of shift work exposure in utero on the health of the adult offspring in humans...
  24. ncbi Diagnosis and management of gestational hypertension and preeclampsia
    Baha M Sibai
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, Ohio 45267 0526, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 102:181-92. 2003
    ..There is also a need to conduct a randomized trial to determine the benefits and risks of magnesium sulfate during labor and postpartum in women with mild preeclampsia...
  25. ncbi The effects of unintended pregnancy on infant, child, and parental health: a review of the literature
    Jessica D Gipson
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Department of Population, Family and Reproductive Health, 615 North Wolfe Street, Room E4008, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Stud Fam Plann 39:18-38. 2008
    ..The challenges in measuring and assessing these health impacts are also discussed, highlighting avenues in which further research efforts could substantially bolster existing knowledge...
  26. ncbi Maternal Trypanosoma cruzi infection, pregnancy outcome, morbidity, and mortality of congenitally infected and non-infected newborns in Bolivia
    Faustino Torrico
    Centro Universitario de Medicina Tropical, Facultad de Medicina, Universidad Mayor de San Simon, Casilla, Cochabamba, Bolivia
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 70:201-9. 2004
    ..Maternal chronic T. cruzi infection had no effect on pregnancy outcome and health of newborns when there was no materno-fetal transmission of parasites...
  27. ncbi Birth spacing and risk of adverse perinatal outcomes: a meta-analysis
    Agustin Conde-Agudelo
    Centro de Estudios e Investigación en Salud and Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Fundacion Santa Fe de Bogota, Bogota, Colombia
    JAMA 295:1809-23. 2006
    ..However, whether this possible association is confounded by maternal characteristics or socioeconomic status is uncertain...
  28. ncbi Advanced maternal age and the risk of cesarean birth: a systematic review
    Hamideh Bayrampour
    Faculty of Nursing, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
    Birth 37:219-26. 2010
    ..The objective of this systematic review was to assess the relationship between advanced maternal age and cesarean birth among nulliparous and multiparous women...
  29. ncbi Progesterone and the risk of preterm birth among women with a short cervix
    Eduardo B Fonseca
    Harris Birthright Research Centre for Fetal Medicine, King s College Hospital, London, United Kingdom
    N Engl J Med 357:462-9. 2007
    ..Asymptomatic women found at midgestation to have a short cervix are at greatly increased risk for spontaneous early preterm delivery, and it is unknown whether progesterone reduces this risk in such women...
  30. pmc The risk of adverse pregnancy outcomes in women who are overweight or obese
    Chaturica Athukorala
    Discipline of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, The University of Adelaide, Adelaide 5005, South Australia
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 10:56. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the prevalence and impact of mothers being overweight and obese in early to mid-pregnancy on maternal, peripartum and neonatal outcomes...
  31. pmc Impact of malaria at the end of pregnancy on infant mortality and morbidity
    Azucena Bardaji
    Barcelona Centre for International Health Research and Department of Pathology, Hospital Clinic, Institut d Investigacions Biomedicas August Pi i Sunyer, Universitat de Barcelona, Spain
    J Infect Dis 203:691-9. 2011
    ..There is some consensus that malaria in pregnancy may negatively affect infant's mortality and malaria morbidity, but there is less evidence concerning the factors involved...
  32. ncbi Schistosomiasis and pregnancy
    Jennifer F Friedman
    Center for International Health Research, Rhode Island Hospital, 55 Claverick Street, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    Trends Parasitol 23:159-64. 2007
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  33. pmc Lifestyle interventions for overweight and obese pregnant women to improve pregnancy outcome: systematic review and meta-analysis
    Eugene Oteng-Ntim
    Department of Women s Health, Guy s and St Thomas NHS Foundation Trust King s Health Partners, St Thomas Hospital, Westminster Bridge Road, London, SE 1 7EH, UK
    BMC Med 10:47. 2012
    ..Evidence of lifestyle intervention resulting in improved pregnancy outcome is conflicting...
  34. ncbi Neonatal outcomes after prenatal exposure to selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor antidepressants and maternal depression using population-based linked health data
    Tim F Oberlander
    Department of Pediatrics, Human Early Learning Partnership, Faculty of Graduate Studies, University of British Columbia, Vancouver
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 63:898-906. 2006
    ..Prenatal exposure to selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) antidepressants and maternal depression both alter neonatal health, and distinguishing the effects of each influence remains challenging...
  35. pmc Malaria in pregnancy: the difficulties in measuring birthweight
    M J Rijken
    Shoklo Malaria Research Unit, Mae Sot, Tak, Thailand
    BJOG 118:671-8. 2011
    ..Seventy seven per cent explained how gestational age was estimated. We propose a standardised method for the measurement and reporting of birthweight in future studies...
  36. pmc Vaginal progesterone reduces the rate of preterm birth in women with a sonographic short cervix: a multicenter, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial
    S S Hassan
    Perinatology Research Branch, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development National Institutes of Health Department of Health and Human Services, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 38:18-31. 2011
    ..This study was undertaken to determine the efficacy and safety of using micronized vaginal progesterone gel to reduce the risk of preterm birth and associated neonatal complications in women with a sonographic short cervix...
  37. ncbi Pregnancy outcome in inflammatory bowel disease: prospective European case-control ECCO-EpiCom study, 2003-2006
    A Bortoli
    Rho Hospital, Rho MI, Italy
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 34:724-34. 2011
    Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) frequently affects women during their reproductive years. Pregnancy outcome in women with IBD is well described, particularly in retrospective studies.
  38. ncbi Obstetric outcomes after conservative treatment for intraepithelial or early invasive cervical lesions: systematic review and meta-analysis
    M Kyrgiou
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Central Lancashire Teaching Hospitals, Preston, UK
    Lancet 367:489-98. 2006
    ..In a meta-analysis, we investigated the effect of these procedures on subsequent fertility and pregnancy outcomes...
  39. ncbi The influence of maternal glycaemia and dietary glycaemic index on pregnancy outcome in healthy mothers
    Ciara A McGowan
    UCD Obstetrics and Gynaecology, School of Medicine and Medical Science, National Maternity Hospital, University College Dublin, Holles Street, Dublin 2, Republic of Ireland
    Br J Nutr 104:153-9. 2010
    ..Pregnancy is a physiological condition where the GI may be of particular relevance as glucose is the primary fuel for fetal growth...
  40. pmc The association of season and temperature with adverse pregnancy outcome in two German states, a time-series analysis
    Jennyfer Wolf
    Department of Social and Environmental Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 7:e40228. 2012
    ..However, the association as such, the direction of effect and the critical time of exposure remain controversial...
  41. ncbi Ambient air pollution and preterm birth in the environment and pregnancy outcomes study at the University of California, Los Angeles
    Beate Ritz
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 166:1045-52. 2007
    ..These results confirm the importance of reducing exposure misclassification when evaluating the effect of traffic-related pollutants that vary spatially...
  42. ncbi Preterm birth and low birth weight among in vitro fertilization singletons: a systematic review and meta-analyses
    Sarah D McDonald
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 146:138-48. 2009
    ..4 weeks). In conclusion, IVF singletons have significantly increased risks of PTB, LBW and other adverse perinatal outcomes compared to spontaneously conceived singletons after matching or controlling for maternal age at least...
  43. ncbi Pregnancy outcome after exposure to antidepressants and the role of maternal depression: results from the Norwegian Mother and Child Cohort Study
    Hedvig Nordeng
    Department of Pharmacy, School of Pharmacy, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway
    J Clin Psychopharmacol 32:186-94. 2012
    ..Data on pregnancy outcome were retrieved from the Medical Birth Registry of Norway.Of the 63,395 women, 699 (1...
  44. pmc A multicenter, randomized trial of treatment for mild gestational diabetes
    Mark B Landon
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Ohio State University, Columbus, USA
    N Engl J Med 361:1339-48. 2009
    ..It is uncertain whether treatment of mild gestational diabetes mellitus improves pregnancy outcomes...
  45. ncbi Maternal mortality and access to obstetric services in West Africa
    C Ronsmans
    Maternal Health Programme, Department of Infectious Diseases, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Trop Med Int Health 8:940-8. 2003
    ..In this study we examine the association between population indicators of access to obstetric care and levels of maternal mortality in urban and rural West Africa...
  46. ncbi Deliveries, mothers and newborn infants in Sweden, 1973-2000. Trends in obstetrics as reported to the Swedish Medical Birth Register
    Viveca Odlind
    Center for Epidemiology, Swedish National Board of Health and Welfare, Stockholm, Sweden
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 82:516-28. 2003
    ..The aim of this report is to present descriptive data from the Swedish Medical Birth Register (MBR) reflecting trends in obstetric and neonatal practices over three decades...
  47. ncbi Gestational weight gain and adverse neonatal outcome among term infants
    Naomi E Stotland
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, University of California, San Francisco General Hospital, San Francisco, California 94110, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 108:635-43. 2006
    ..To examine the relationship between gestational weight gain and adverse neonatal outcomes among infants born at term (37 weeks or more)...
  48. ncbi Pre-pregnancy body mass index, gestational weight gain, and other maternal characteristics in relation to infant birth weight
    Ihunnaya O Frederick
    Department of Health Services, University of Washington School of Public Health and Community Medicine, Seattle, WA, USA
    Matern Child Health J 12:557-67. 2008
    ..We evaluated the relationship among pre-pregnancy body mass index (BMI), gestational weight gain, and infant birth weight, in a prospective cohort study...
  49. ncbi Is high consumption of fatty fish during pregnancy a risk factor for fetal growth retardation? A study of 44,824 Danish pregnant women
    Th I Halldorsson
    Maternal Nutrition Group, Department of Epidemiology Research, Statens Serum Institut, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Am J Epidemiol 166:687-96. 2007
    ..These results indicate that consumption of fatty fish, a known route of exposure to persistent organic pollutants, could be associated with reduced fetal growth...
  50. pmc Association between local traffic-generated air pollution and preeclampsia and preterm delivery in the south coast air basin of California
    Jun Wu
    Program in Public Health, College of Health Sciences, University of California, Irvine, California 92697 7555, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 117:1773-9. 2009
    ..Increasing evidence suggests that air pollution adversely affects pregnancy outcomes. Yet few studies have examined how local traffic-generated emissions affect preeclampsia in addition to preterm birth...
  51. ncbi Advanced maternal age and adverse perinatal outcome
    Bo Jacobsson
    Perinatal Centre, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Sahlgrenska University Hospital Ostra, S 416 85 Goteborg, Sweden
    Obstet Gynecol 104:727-33. 2004
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  52. ncbi Outcome of pregnancy in a woman with an increased body mass index
    T S Usha Kiran
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University Hospital of Wales and Llandough Hospital Trust, Cardiff, UK
    BJOG 112:768-72. 2005
    ..To show the increased risk of adverse outcomes in labour and fetomaternal morbidity in obese women (BMI > 30)...
  53. ncbi Does low participation in cohort studies induce bias?
    Ellen Aagaard Nohr
    The Danish Epidemiology Science Centre, Institute of Public Health, University of Aarhus, Aarhus C, Denmark
    Epidemiology 17:413-8. 2006
    ..Participation rates in large cohort studies have decreased during the last 2 decades. The consequences of this trend for relative risk estimation are unknown...
  54. pmc Multiple micronutrient supplementation during pregnancy in low-income countries: a meta-analysis of effects on birth size and length of gestation
    Caroline H D Fall
    MRC Epidemiology Resource Centre, University of Southampton, Southampton, UK
    Food Nutr Bull 30:S533-46. 2009
    ..Multiple micronutrient deficiencies are common among women in low-income countries and may adversely affect pregnancy outcomes...
  55. ncbi Migration to western industrialised countries and perinatal health: a systematic review
    A J Gagnon
    McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Soc Sci Med 69:934-46. 2009
    ..Research that uses clear, specific migrant definitions, adjusts for relevant risk factors and includes other aspects of migrant experience is needed to confirm and understand these associations...
  56. pmc Effect of neighbourhood income and maternal education on birth outcomes: a population-based study
    Zhong Cheng Luo
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McGill University, Montreal, Que
    CMAJ 174:1415-20. 2006
    ..We sought to determine the extent to which associations between adverse birth outcomes and SES can be identified using individual-level measures (maternal level of education) and community-level measures (neighbourhood income)...
  57. pmc The development of a standardized neighborhood deprivation index
    Lynne C Messer
    Department of Environmental Sciences and Engineering, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    J Urban Health 83:1041-62. 2006
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  58. ncbi The perinatal effects of delayed childbearing
    K S Joseph
    Perinatal Epidemiology Research Unit, Departments of Obstetrics and Gynaecology and Pediatrics, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Obstet Gynecol 105:1410-8. 2005
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  59. ncbi Increased fetal adiposity: a very sensitive marker of abnormal in utero development
    Patrick M Catalano
    Department of Reproductive Biology, Case Western Reserve University at MetroHealth Medical Center, Cleveland, OH 44109, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 189:1698-704. 2003
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  60. pmc Timing of elective repeat cesarean delivery at term and neonatal outcomes
    Alan T N Tita
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 619 19th St South, Birmingham, AL 35249, USA
    N Engl J Med 360:111-20. 2009
    ..We assessed associations between elective cesarean delivery at term (37 weeks of gestation or longer) but before 39 weeks of gestation and neonatal outcomes...
  61. ncbi Placental monocyte infiltrates in response to Plasmodium falciparum malaria infection and their association with adverse pregnancy outcomes
    Stephen J Rogerson
    Malawi Liverpool Wellcome Trust Clinical Research Programme, College of Medicine, University of Malawi, Blantyre, Malawi
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 68:115-9. 2003
    ..0001), number of ANC visits (P = 0.002), and recent febrile symptoms (P = 0.0001). Pigment-containing placental monocytes are associated with anemia and LBW due to malaria, and may have a causative role in their development...
  62. ncbi Regulatory T cells mediate maternal tolerance to the fetus
    Varuna R Aluvihare
    Medical Research Council, Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Hills Road, Cambridge CB2 2QH, United Kingdom
    Nat Immunol 5:266-71. 2004
    ..Their absence led to a failure of gestation due to immunological rejection of the fetus...
  63. ncbi Psychosocial stress and pregnancy outcome
    Calvin J Hobel
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Pediatrics, Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Burns and Allen Research Institute, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, The David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Clin Obstet Gynecol 51:333-48. 2008
    ..Future directions for prevention of adverse pregnancy outcomes are discussed and suggest that an entirely new approach may be necessary...
  64. pmc Adverse pregnancy outcomes in an area where multidrug-resistant plasmodium vivax and Plasmodium falciparum infections are endemic
    Jeanne Rini Poespoprodjo
    District Health Authority, School of Health Research National Institute of Health Research and Development Malaria Research Program, Indonesia
    Clin Infect Dis 46:1374-81. 2008
    ..Plasmodium falciparum infection exerts a considerable burden on pregnant women, but less is known about the adverse consequences of Plasmodium vivax infection...
  65. pmc Maternal and neonatal individual risks and benefits associated with caesarean delivery: multicentre prospective study
    Jose Villar
    Nuffield Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Oxford, Oxford OX3 9DU
    BMJ 335:1025. 2007
    ..To assess the risks and benefits associated with caesarean delivery compared with vaginal delivery...
  66. pmc Exposures to airborne particulate matter and adverse perinatal outcomes: a biologically plausible mechanistic framework for exploring potential effect modification by nutrition
    Srimathi Kannan
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Human Nutrition Program, University of Michigan, Ann Arboe, Michigan 48109 2029, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 114:1636-42. 2006
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  67. ncbi Perinatal outcomes in singletons following in vitro fertilization: a meta-analysis
    Rebecca A Jackson
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, University of California San Francisco, 505 Parnassus Avenue, Box 0132, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 103:551-63. 2004
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  68. ncbi The importance of the period of malarial infection during pregnancy on birth weight in tropical Africa
    Gilles Cottrell
    Institut de Recherche pour le Developpement, Paris, France
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 76:849-54. 2007
    ..Malaria prevention policies should be started early in pregnancy, especially by implementing the systematic use of insecticide-treated nets...
  69. ncbi Impact of maternal age on obstetric outcome
    Jane Cleary-Goldman
    Columbia University Medical Center, New York, New York, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 105:983-90. 2005
    ..To estimate the effect of maternal age on obstetric outcomes...
  70. pmc Pregnancy outcome and risk of celiac disease in offspring: a nationwide case-control study
    Karl Mårild
    Astrid Lindgren Children s Hospital, Solna, Sweden
    Gastroenterology 142:39-45.e3. 2012
    ..In recent decades rates of cesarean delivery and preterm birth survival have increased while at the same time the prevalence of celiac disease has doubled...
  71. pmc Perinatal outcomes after maternal 2009/H1N1 infection: national cohort study
    Matthias Pierce
    National Perinatal Epidemiology Unit, University of Oxford, Oxford OX3 7LF, UK
    BMJ 342:d3214. 2011
    ..To follow up a UK national cohort of women admitted to hospital with confirmed 2009/H1N1 influenza in pregnancy in order to obtain a complete picture of pregnancy outcomes and estimate the risks of adverse fetal and infant outcomes...
  72. ncbi Use of herbal drugs during pregnancy among 600 Norwegian women in relation to concurrent use of conventional drugs and pregnancy outcome
    Hedvig Nordeng
    Department of Pharmacy, School of Pharmacy, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway
    Complement Ther Clin Pract 17:147-51. 2011
    The purpose of this study was to investigate the use of herbal drugs by pregnant women in relation to concurrent use of conventional drugs, delivery, and pregnancy outcome.
  73. pmc Risk of pre-eclampsia in first and subsequent pregnancies: prospective cohort study
    Sonia Hernandez-Diaz
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    BMJ 338:b2255. 2009
    ..To investigate whether pre-eclampsia is more common in first pregnancies solely because fewer affected women, who presumably have a higher risk of recurrence, go on to have subsequent pregnancies...
  74. ncbi A meta-analysis of pregnancy outcomes in women with polycystic ovary syndrome
    C M Boomsma
    Department of Reproductive Medicine and Gynaecology, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Hum Reprod Update 12:673-83. 2006
    ..Electronic databases were searched for the following MeSH headings: PCOS, hyperandrogenism, pregnancy outcome, pregnancy complications, diabetes mellitus, type II...
  75. ncbi Anemia and iron deficiency: effects on pregnancy outcome
    L H Allen
    Department of Nutrition, University of California, Davis 95616 8669, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 71:1280S-4S. 2000
    This article reviews current knowledge of the effects of maternal anemia and iron deficiency on pregnancy outcome. A considerable amount of information remains to be learned about the benefits of maternal iron supplementation on the ..
  76. ncbi Risk of adverse fetal outcomes following administration of a pandemic influenza A(H1N1) vaccine during pregnancy
    Björn Pasternak
    Department of Epidemiology Research, Statens Serum Institut, Artillerivej 5, 2300 Copenhagen S, Denmark
    JAMA 308:165-74. 2012
    ..Assessment of the fetal safety of vaccination against influenza A(H1N1)pdm09 in pregnancy has been limited...
  77. pmc Impact of placental Plasmodium falciparum malaria on pregnancy and perinatal outcome in sub-Saharan Africa: I: introduction to placental malaria
    Chigozie J Uneke
    Faculty of Clinical Medicine, Ebonyi State University, Nigeria
    Yale J Biol Med 80:39-50. 2007
    ..which cause pathologic alterations that could impair materno-fetal exchanges, often resulting in adverse pregnancy outcome. In this report, the impact of placental malaria on pregnancy and perinatal outcome is reviewed using data ..
  78. ncbi Gestational weight gain and pregnancy outcomes in obese women: how much is enough?
    Deborah W Kiel
    Department of Community Health, Saint Louis University, St Louis, Missouri, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 110:752-8. 2007
    ..To examine the effect of gestational weight change on pregnancy outcomes in obese women...
  79. ncbi Human cumulus cell gene expression as a biomarker of pregnancy outcome after single embryo transfer
    Kathryn Michelle Gebhardt
    School of Paediatrics and Reproductive Health, Robinson Institute, University of Adelaide, North Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
    Fertil Steril 96:47-52.e2. 2011
    ..To identify the cumulus cell gene expression associated with oocyte developmental competence, specifically live birth, after single ET (SET) assisted reproductive technology...
  80. ncbi Risk factors and outcomes associated with first-trimester fetal growth restriction
    Dennis O Mook-Kanamori
    The Generation R Study Group, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    JAMA 303:527-34. 2010
    ..Adverse environmental exposures lead to developmental adaptations in fetal life. The influences of maternal physical characteristics and lifestyle habits on first-trimester fetal adaptations and the postnatal consequences are not known...
  81. ncbi Effects of technology or maternal factors on perinatal outcome after assisted fertilisation: a population-based cohort study
    Liv Bente Romundstad
    IVF Unit, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, St Olavs University Hospital, Trondheim, Norway
    Lancet 372:737-43. 2008
    ..with adverse outcomes; however, these results might be confounded by factors that affect both fertility and pregnancy outcome. We therefore compared pregnancy outcomes in women who had singleton pregnancies conceived both ..
  82. ncbi Induction of labour versus expectant monitoring for gestational hypertension or mild pre-eclampsia after 36 weeks' gestation (HYPITAT): a multicentre, open-label randomised controlled trial
    Corine M Koopmans
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University Medical Centre, Groningen, Netherlands
    Lancet 374:979-88. 2009
    ..We investigated whether induction of labour in women with a singleton pregnancy complicated by gestational hypertension or mild pre-eclampsia reduces severe maternal morbidity...
  83. ncbi Effects of gestational weight gain and body mass index on obstetric outcome in Sweden
    M Cedergren
    Division of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Department of Molecular and Clinical Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, Linkoping University, Linkoping, Sweden
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 93:269-74. 2006
    ..The objective of this study was to estimate the effects of low and high gestational weight gain, in different maternal Body Mass Index (BMI) classes, on obstetric and neonatal outcomes...
  84. ncbi IFPA Award in Placentology Lecture: Complicated interactions between genes and the environment in placentation, pregnancy outcome and long term health
    C T Roberts
    Robinson Institute, School of Paediatrics and Reproductive Health, University of Adelaide, Adelaide, South Australia 5005, Australia
    Placenta 31:S47-53. 2010
    ..Placentologists and clinicians may usefully collaborate to identify factors that predict risk for pregnancy complications and poor health later in life...
  85. pmc Perinatal outcome of singletons and twins after assisted conception: a systematic review of controlled studies
    Frans M Helmerhorst
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynaecology and Reproductive Medicine, Leiden University Medical Center, NL 2300 Leiden, Netherlands
    BMJ 328:261. 2004
    ..To compare the perinatal outcome of singleton and twin pregnancies between natural and assisted conceptions...
  86. ncbi Antenatal interventions for overweight or obese pregnant women: a systematic review of randomised trials
    J M Dodd
    The University of Adelaide, Women s and Children s Hospital, North Adelaide, SA, Australia
    BJOG 117:1316-26. 2010
    ..Overweight and obesity during pregnancy is an increasing health problem...
  87. pmc Obesity, insulin resistance, and pregnancy outcome
    Patrick M Catalano
    Department of Reproductive Biology, MetroHealth Medical Center, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio 44109, USA
    Reproduction 140:365-71. 2010
    ..Finally, based on the concept of in utero programming, these lifestyle measures may not only have short- and long-term benefits for the woman but also for her offspring as well...
  88. pmc Socioeconomic status and perinatal outcomes in a setting with universal access to essential health care services
    K S Joseph
    Perinatal Epidemiology Research Unit, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Dalhousie University and the IWK Health Centre, Halifax, NS
    CMAJ 177:583-90. 2007
    ..Our objective was to determine whether perinatal and infant outcomes varied by family income and other socioeconomic factors in this setting...
  89. ncbi Highly efficient vitrification method for cryopreservation of human oocytes
    Masashige Kuwayama
    Kato Ladies Clinic, Tokyo, Japan
    Reprod Biomed Online 11:300-8. 2005
    ..The results suggest that vitrification using the Cryotop is the most efficient method for human oocyte cryopreservation...
  90. ncbi Maternal morbidity and perinatal outcomes among pregnant women with respiratory hospitalizations during influenza season
    Tina V Hartert
    Department of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN 37232 2650, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 189:1705-12. 2003
    ..The objectives of this investigation were to describe and quantify the impact of respiratory hospitalization during pregnancy on serious maternal and perinatal morbidity...
  91. ncbi Blastocyst score affects implantation and pregnancy outcome: towards a single blastocyst transfer
    D K Gardner
    Colorado Center for Reproductive Medicine, Englewood, Colorado, USA
    Fertil Steril 73:1155-8. 2000
    To determine the relationship between blastocyst score and pregnancy outcome.
  92. ncbi Anti-Müllerian hormone-based approach to controlled ovarian stimulation for assisted conception
    Scott M Nelson
    Section of Reproductive and Maternal Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Glasgow, 10 Alexandra Parade, Glasgow G31 2ER, UK
    Hum Reprod 24:867-75. 2009
    ..We hypothesized that anti-Müllerian hormone (AMH), a predictor of oocyte yield, may facilitate treatment strategies for women undergoing COS, to optimize safety and clinical pregnancy rates...
  93. pmc Effects of transplacental exposure to environmental pollutants on birth outcomes in a multiethnic population
    Frederica P Perera
    Columbia Center for Children s Environmental Health, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 111:201-5. 2003
    ..This study provides evidence that environmental pollutants at levels currently encountered in New York City adversely affect fetal development...
  94. pmc The impact of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons and fine particles on pregnancy outcome
    J Dejmek
    Laboratory of Genetic Ecotoxicology, Regional Institute of Hygiene of Central Bohemia and Institute of Experimental Medicine, Academy of Science of the Czech Republic, Prague, Czech Republic
    Environ Health Perspect 108:1159-64. 2000
    ..The results prove that exposure to c-PAHs in early gestation may influence fetal growth. The particulate matter-IUGR association observed earlier may be at least partly explained by the presence of c-PAHs on particle surfaces...
  95. ncbi Pregnancy outcome of migrant women and integration policy: a systematic review of the international literature
    Paola Bollini
    Services for Medical Research forMed, Evolene, Switzerland
    Soc Sci Med 68:452-61. 2009
    ..Several epidemiological studies have described the pregnancy outcome of immigrant women in European receiving countries, with conflicting results...
  96. ncbi Antiplatelet agents for prevention of pre-eclampsia: a meta-analysis of individual patient data
    Lisa M Askie
    Centre for Perinatal Health Services Research, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Lancet 369:1791-8. 2007
    ..Our aim was to assess the use of antiplatelet agents for the primary prevention of pre-eclampsia, and to explore which women are likely to benefit most...
  97. ncbi Pregnancy in women with heart disease in sub-Saharan Africa
    Maboury Diao
    Service de cardiologie, CHU Aristide Le Dantec, Faculté de Médecine de Dakar, BP 6633, Dakar Etoile, Senegal
    Arch Cardiovasc Dis 104:370-4. 2011
    ..Although previous studies showed that pregnancy with heart disease is associated with significant complications, few focused on patients with valvular heart disease in sub-Saharan Africa...
  98. ncbi Maternal obesity and pregnancy outcome: a prospective analysis
    Debasmita Mandal
    Department of Obst and Gynae, IPGME and R, 244 AJC Bose Road, Kolkata 700 020
    J Assoc Physicians India 59:486-9. 2011
    ..To analyze whether the obese women have an increased risk of pregnancy complications and adverse fetal outcome...
  99. ncbi The relationship between the neighbourhood environment and adverse birth outcomes
    Thomas A Farley
    Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 20:188-200. 2006
    ..Additional studies are needed to better understand the nature of environmental influences on birth outcomes...
  100. pmc Effects of prenatal multimicronutrient supplementation on pregnancy outcomes: a meta-analysis
    Prakesh S Shah
    Department of Paediatrics, Mount Sinai Hospital, University of Toronto, Ont
    CMAJ 180:E99-108. 2009
    ..We conducted a systematic review to examine the efficacy of prenatal supplementation with multimicronutrients on pregnancy outcomes...
  101. ncbi New International Association of the Diabetes and Pregnancy Study Groups (IADPSG) recommendations for diagnosing gestational diabetes compared with former criteria: a retrospective study on pregnancy outcome
    A Lapolla
    Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, University of Padova, Padova, Italy
    Diabet Med 28:1074-7. 2011
    ..We evaluated the clinical and metabolic characteristics, and pregnancy outcome, in women previously classifiable as 'normal' according to the 4th International Workshop Conference on ..

Research Grants77

  1. Predictors of Pregnancy Outcome in SLE and APS
    Jane E Salmon; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..The PROMISSE Study (Predictors of pRegnancy Outcome: bioMarkers In antiphospholipid antibody Syndrome and Systemic lupus Erythematosus) is a first-time effort ..
  2. The effect of trichloroethylene exposure on adverse pregnancy outcomes
    Iman Hassan; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Results from this project will provide new knowledge about potential mechanisms by which environmental toxicants may contribute to adverse birth outcomes. ..
  3. Vitamin D3 Regulation of the Hypothalamic-Pituitary-Gonadal Axis
    Genevieve S Neal-Perry; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ....
  4. The Impact of Sleep-Disordered Breathing on Adverse Pregnancy Outcomes
    LOUISE M O apos BRIEN; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..This study will ultimately lead to the development of early intervention strategies to treat sleep disordered breathing during pregnancy which may ultimately reduce risk of adverse pregnancy outcome.
  5. Hyperglycemia and Pregnancy Outcome(HAPO)Follow Up Study
    Boyd E Metzger; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The Hyperglycemia and Adverse Pregnancy Outcome (HAPO) Follow-up Study will recruit from the cohort of women and their offspring who participated in the ..
  6. THE EFFECT OF DIOXINS ON GLUCOSE HOMEOSTASIS IN MURINE TESTES
    KENAN RIFAT OMURTAG; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..manifest until much later relative to exposure and thus may explain the paternal effects on offspring and pregnancy outcome. Previous studies suggest that the AhR receptor, also known as the "dioxin receptor," may play a role in ..
  7. NATIONAL CHILDREN'S STUDY - CACHE COUNTY STUDY CENTER
    Edward Clark; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Anticipated environmental samples include air, dust, soil, food, and water. ..
  8. Flame Retardant and Adverse Perinatal Outcome (FRAPO)
    Morgan R Peltier; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..been isolated from the placenta, umbilical chord, amniotic fluid and fetal membranes but their effects on pregnancy outcome are unclear...
  9. Predictors of Dietary Quality in Low-Income Pregnant Women
    Eileen R Fowles; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..More effective targeted strategies initiated within this narrow window of time may reduce the number of low birth weight infants and improve obstetrical outcomes. ..
  10. Human developmental toxicity of metal mixture exposure from e-waste recycling
    Aimin Chen; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..This study will address the developmental effects of metal mixtures from primitive e-waste recycling activities. It will inform environmental health policy making to manage the e-waste and protect human health. ..
  11. Climate Change and Adverse Birth Outcomes: Assessing the Vulnerability of Pregnan
    Shao Lin; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The multidisciplinary research team has a unique opportunity to use the data already collected and geo-coded through the NBDPS and other ongoing projects, which ensures the project is feasible and sustainable. ..
  12. Maternal Obesity and Gestational Diabetes: Impact on Metabolome
    William L Lowe; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..serum samples from ~23,000 mothers and their offspring who were enrolled in the Hyperglycemia and Adverse Pregnancy Outcome (HAPO) Study...
  13. Pluripotent Stem Cells: Modeling syncytiotrophoblast development and pathogenesis
    Danny J Schust; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..We will test this hypothesis in vitro using iPSCs derived from the umbilical cords of babies born to mothers with severe preeclampsia and gestational age-matched control iPSCs. ..
  14. Role of the Renin-Angiotensin system in placental insufficiency
    Eugenia Mata-Greenwood; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..In addition, the outcomes of this proposal will shed light into the role of RAS genetics in pregnancy outcomes and will provide the scientific community with a novel animal model to study the genetics of placental insufficiency and PE. ..
  15. Weight management for improved pregnancy outcomes
    Victor J Stevens; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..In addition to measures of safety, our secondary analyses will address the feasibility and acceptability of a weight management intervention among obese pregnant women. ..
  16. Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation in Pregnant Women with Depressive Disorder
    Deborah Kim; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..There is mounting evidence that antidepressants may adversely affect pregnancy outcome and fetal health...
  17. Genetic Manipulation of Unreaplasma spp. Infecting Humans using Synthetic Genomic
    JOHN IRVIN GLASS; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Learning how to transplant ureaplasma genomes could lead to our being able to do this for many other species including bacteria with unrealized pharmaceutical or industrial potential, for which we have no genetic tools. ..
  18. Angiogenic factors, abnormal placentation and adverse pregnancy outcomes
    Sarosh Rana; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The combined expertise of mentors and collaborators provide a unique opportunity for the applicant to achieve the goals of this project and to start a career as an independent investigator. ..
  19. GWA Mapping: Maternal Metabolism-Birth Weight Interactions
    WILLIAM LOWE; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..that were collected from mothers and their offspring as part of the NIH-funded Hyperglycemia and Adverse Pregnancy Outcome (HAPO) Study...
  20. Maternal Dietary Patterns and Child Weight Status
    Chantel L Martin; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Additionally, this fellowship application will facilitate the applicant's career pathto becoming an independent, interdisciplinary investigator of the nutritional aspects of perinatal and pediatric epidemiology. ..
  21. Development of a novel vaccine against congenital cytomegalovirus infection
    Christopher S Morello; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  22. Using a MALDI-TOF System for SNP Analysis
    Nadereh Jafari; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  23. NATIONAL CHILDREN'S STUDY -CLINICAL BIOLOGICAL ANALYSIS
    VELAZQUEZ FRANCISCO; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..Study researchers seek to enroll prospective mothers to start this large observational study. ..
  24. NATIONAL CHILDREN'S STUDY SUPPORT
    Betty Wood; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..Study researchers seek to enroll prospective mothers to start this large observational study. ..
  25. NATIONAL CHILDREN'S STUDY SUPPORT
    Betty Wood; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Study researchers seek to enroll prospective mothers to start this large observational study. ..
  26. NATIONAL CHILDREN'S STUDY SUPPORT
    Betty Wood; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Study researchers seek to enroll prospective mothers to start this large observational study. ..
  27. Adverse Outcomes of Assisted Reproductive Technologies: Genetics or Epigenetics?
    Margareta Pisarska; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ....
  28. Placental Treg Activation and Pregnancy Outcome in the FIV-infected Cat Model
    GREGORY TODD PHARR; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The purpose of this project is to evaluate the effect of HIV infection on the function of regulatory T cells, using the feline immunodeficiency virus (FIV)-infected cat to model maternal-fetal infection and compromised pregnancy. ..
  29. Phthalate Exposure and Pregnancy Outcome
    T Peter Stein; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Recent evidence suggests that environmental phthalate exposure adversely impact pregnancy outcome in humans...
  30. Comparative safety &effectiveness of antihypertensive medications in pregnancy
    BRIAN THOMAS BATEMAN; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..gestational hypertension, what is the safest agent for the fetus, and the one most likely to assure a good pregnancy outcome?" We will also examine the safety of first trimester exposure to thiazide diuretics and angiotensin ..
  31. Role of endocrine-disrupting chemicals and social stress on perinatal outcomes
    Ami R Zota; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Results from this work will improve pregnancy outcomes and inform public health policy, particularly for vulnerable subpopulations, who often encounter elevated exposures to chemical and non-chemical stressors. ..
  32. The Role of Complement in the Pathogenesis of Preeclampsia
    MICHAEL PAUL TRIEBWASSER; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..and complement factor H (FH) in a group of preeclamptic patients from the PROMISSE study (Predictors of pregnancy Outcome: biomarkers In antiphospholipid Syndrome and Systemic lupus Erythematosus)...
  33. NATIONAL CHILDREN'S STUDY COORDINATING CENTER
    Elaine D Eaker; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Anticipated environmental samples include air, dust, soil, food, and water...
  34. Maternal genitourinary infections and adverse perinatal outcomes
    Abdullah Hel Baqui; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ....
  35. The baroreflex in pregnancy: effects of adrenal and placental steroids
    Maureen Keller-Wood; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Studies in our laboratory suggest that the increase in cortisol is required for normal pregnancy outcome, and results from reset of regulated cortisol...
  36. Human Exposure to Bisphenol A, Phthalates and Fertility, Pregnancy Outcomes
    Russ B Hauser; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..abstract_text> ..
  37. Placental shape features, gestational timing and maternal and infant health
    Carolyn M Salafia; Fiscal Year: 2011
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The development of the placenta is a principal determinant of pregnancy outcome including prematurity, preeclampsia and fetal growth/ birth weight...
  38. Steroid regulation of glucose utilization during early pregnancy.
    ANTONINA I FROLOVA; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  39. Eunice Kennedy Shriver NICHD Maternal Fetal Medicine Units Network
    Edward K Chien; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Focusing on significant perinatal and long-term outcomes, we will bring to an end procedures and practices that are ineffective or incur undue risks. ..
  40. NATIONAL CHILDREN'S STUDY
    William Hogan; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The Study is the largest long-term study of children's health ever conducted in the United States. Specific Aims: ..
  41. NATIONAL CHILDREN'S STUDY
    DANA DABALEA; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..The National Children's Study has initiated recruitment at 30 study locations around the United States. The Study is the largest long-term study of children's health ever conducted in the United States. ..
  42. SUPPORT OF THE NATIONAL CHILDREN'S STUDY INFORMATION SYSTEM
    JAMES TER MAAT; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..The National Children's Study has initiated recruitment at 30 study locations around the United States. The Study is the largest long-term study of children's health ever conducted in the United States. ..
  43. NATIONAL CHILDREN'S STUDY SUPPORT
    Russell Walker; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..The National Children's Study has initiated recruitment at 30 study locations around the United States. The Study is the largest long-term study of children's health ever conducted in the United States. ..
  44. Genetics and Genomics of Maternal Glycemia During Pregnancy
    William L Lowe; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..This was done using DNA samples and phenotype data collected as part of the Hyperglycemia and Adverse Pregnancy Outcome (HAPO) Study, an observational study which addressed the hypothesis that hyperglycemia in pregnancy less ..
  45. IeDEA West -Africa collaboration
    Francois Dabis; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The HIV-2 cohort will be strengthened with the organization of a blood bank Children will be enrolled from the time of HIV exposure. ..
  46. NATIONAL CHILDREN'S STUDY
    Helen Koo; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The National Children's Study has initiated recruitment at 30 study locations around the United States. The Study is the largest long-term study of children's health ever conducted in the United States. ..
  47. NATIONAL CHILDREN'S STUDY
    Kristina Lewis; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The National Children's Study has initiated recruitment at 30 study locations around the United States. The Study is the largest long-term study of children's health ever conducted in the United States. ..
  48. NATIONAL CHILDREN'S STUDY BIOMEDICAL (APPLIED/EXPLORATORY)
    Lee Smith; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..The National Children's Study has initiated recruitment at 30 study locations around the United States. The Study is the largest long-term study of children's health ever conducted in the United States. ..
  49. NATIONAL CHILDREN'S STUDY
    Helen Koo; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..The National Children's Study has initiated recruitment at 30 study locations around the United States. The Study is the largest long-term study of children's health ever conducted in the United States. ..
  50. NATIONAL CHILDREN'S STUDY BIOMEDICAL (APPLIED/EXPLORATORY)
    Lee Smith; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..The National Children's Study has initiated recruitment at 30 study locations around the United States. The Study is the largest long-term study of children's health ever conducted in the United States. ..
  51. Cooperative Multicenter Maternal Fetal Medicine Units Networks
    John M Thorp; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..This is particularly important in North Carolina as the state ranks in the bottom third of the nation with regard to perinatal/maternal health and infant mortality. ..
  52. Role of Maternal Platelets in the Placenta and Pregnancy Complications
    Rashmi Sood; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..We find that this model is driven by thrombin-mediated platelet activation and that pregnancy outcome is improved by heparin treatment, but not by treatment with hirudin, fondaparinux or a direct Xa inhibitor...
  53. Maternal Intestinal Infections and Low Birth Weight in a Rural Indian Cohort
    RACHEL MARGARET WHELAN; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Women will be interviewed, measurements taken and samples collected at a registration visit before the woman is pregnant, during the first and third trimesters and within one month of the birth of the child. ..
  54. GHSU/WSU Cooperative Reproductive Medicine Network
    Michael Peter Diamond; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ....
  55. International Epidemiologic Databases to Evaluate AIDS-Southern Africa (IeDEA-SA)
    Matthias Egger; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Operational, clinical and public health research is urgently needed to guide the long-term delivery of HIV care and ART to the many patients in need, including pregnant women, infants, children and adolescents. ..
  56. Jouberin and Nephrocystin in Joubert Syndrome
    Joseph G Gleeson; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..leads to pregnancy termination, so understanding these causes can lead to improved predictions about pregnancy outcome. 2] JS has among the highest incidence of co-existent autism among pediatric brain disorders, suggesting ..
  57. Schistosomiasis Vaccine Development and Morbidity throughout the Life Course
    REMIGIO MEDINA OLVEDA; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ....
  58. DETERMINANTS OF MALE AND FEMALE FECUNDITY AND FERTILITY-DATA COORDINATING CENTER
    Edward Clark; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..It is responsive to several of NICHDs goals (viz., sequelae of reproductive health, increasing the probability of good birth outcomes, and helping to delineate the developmental origins of health disparities). ..
  59. ORGANOPHOSPHATE PESTICIDES AND HUMAN REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH
    Xiping Xu; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..S.; and (9) the population possesses unique characteristics for examining the proposed hypothesis, i.e., a stable workforce, a non-smoking group and excellent compliance rates. ..
  60. Clinical Research and Mentoring in Oral Epidemiology
    Kaumudi Joshipura; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Budget: No concerns ..
  61. NON-INVASIVE HIGH-RESOLUTION DIAGNOSIS OF PERIODONTAL ATTACHMENT LEVELS USING REA
    SAM M MUKDADI; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..In the State of West Virginia, more than 46.2% of the adults lost all their teeth at the age of 65. A recent oral health study in Appalachia involving 445 families revealed that 85% of the adults had periodontitis. ..
  62. Vitamin D status in pregnant women
    Theresa Scholl; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Underscoring the importance of prevention during reproductive life is the fact that small infants born to the women may be at high risk of cardiovascular disease and type 2 diabetes in later life. ..
  63. Wed Based Outreach for Pregnant African American Women
    JoAnne Herman; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..Posttest data will be collected after 28 weeks gestation. Pretest and posttest measurement must be at least 10 weeks apart. The hypotheses will be tested using ANCOVA, ANOVA, Chi-Square, and test of proportion. ..
  64. EPIDEMIOLOGY OF EXERTION, STRESS, AND PRETERM DELIVERY
    David Savitz; Fiscal Year: 2004
    Though physical exertion and stress have been considered in a number of previous studies of pregnancy outcome, their potential influence on preterm birth and reduced fetal growth remains unresolved...
  65. PORTABILITY OF BIOCHEMICAL MARKERS OF SPERM MATURITY
    Gabor Huszar; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..The decline of the mature population, which affects male fertility and pregnancy outcome, may be measured by sophisticated objective biochemical methods which, at the present time, are available ..
  66. AMALGAM RESTORATIONS AND PREGNANCY OUTCOMES
    Richard Mitchell; Fiscal Year: 1993
    ..subject has a large, medium, or small exposure to amalgam restorations, effects the relative risk of adverse pregnancy outcome. Separate analyses will be performed for two dependent variables: 1) the spontaneous abortion or stillbirth ..
  67. Maternal Pesticide Exposure and Pregnancy Outcomes
    Russ Hauser; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Since the etiology of infertility and early pregnancy loss remains largely unexplained, the identification of potential environmental risk factors will have large public health significance. ..
  68. A Collaborative, Intersectional Approach to Health Disparities in Pregnancy
    Tina Bloom; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..It will also bring needed health and resource information back to other women, for healthier mothers and babies in the future. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  69. MENSTRUAL FUNCTION AND PHYSICAL AND MENTAL JOB STRESS
    Maureen Hatch; Fiscal Year: 1993
    ..Finally, to aid in the design of future menstrual studies, the validity of basal body temperature and prospectively ascertained reports of menstrual cycles will be assessed, using the urinary hormone data as a gold standard...
  70. PREGNANCY OUTCOME AFTER TREATMENT OF CERVICAL DYSPLASIA
    Lynn Sadler; Fiscal Year: 2001
    DESCRIPTION: (Adapted from the Investigator's Abstract) The proposed research will investigate pregnancy outcome after treatment of cervical dysplasia...
  71. Endocrine Disruptors and Fetal Development
    Vasantha Padmanabhan; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Aim 1 we will measure BPA concentrations in maternal and cord blood of US women and correlate it with pregnancy outcome and birthweight of offspring...