reproductive medicine

Summary

Summary: A medical-surgical specialty concerned with the morphology, physiology, biochemistry, and pathology of reproduction in man and other animals, and on the biological, medical, and veterinary problems of fertility and lactation. It includes ovulation induction, diagnosis of infertility and recurrent pregnancy loss, and assisted reproductive technologies such as embryo transfer, in vitro fertilization, and intrafallopian transfer of zygotes. (From Infertility and Reproductive Medicine Clinics of North America, Foreword 1990; Journal of Reproduction and Fertility, Notice to Contributors, Jan 1979)

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Domestic violence against women in Egypt--wife beating and health outcomes
    Nafissatou Diop-Sidibe
    Center for Communication Programs, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 111 Market Place, Suite 310, Baltimore, MD 21202, USA
    Soc Sci Med 62:1260-77. 2006
  2. ncbi Methodological issues in infertility research
    Salim Daya
    ISIS Regional Fertility Centre, Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
    Best Pract Res Clin Obstet Gynaecol 20:779-97. 2006
  3. ncbi Sexual and reproductive health: a matter of life and death
    Anna Glasier
    NHS Lothian and University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK
    Lancet 368:1595-607. 2006
  4. ncbi Global perspectives on the sexual and reproductive health of adolescents: patterns, prevention, and potential
    Linda H Bearinger
    Center for Adolescent Nursing, School of Nursing, Department of Pediatrics, Medical School, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Lancet 369:1220-31. 2007
  5. ncbi Assessing acceptability of parents/guardians of adolescents towards introduction of sex and reproductive health education in schools at Kinondoni Municipal in Dar es Salaam city
    Lumuli Mbonile
    School of Medicine, Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences MUHAS, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
    East Afr J Public Health 5:26-31. 2008
  6. pmc What young people want from a sexual health website: design and development of Sexunzipped
    Ona McCarthy
    e Health Unit, Research Department of Primary Care and Population Health, University College London, London, United Kingdom
    J Med Internet Res 14:e127. 2012
  7. pmc Ovarian failure and reproductive outcomes after childhood cancer treatment: results from the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study
    Daniel M Green
    Department of Epidemiology and Cancer Control, St Jude Children s Research Hospital, Memphis, TN 38105 2794, USA
    J Clin Oncol 27:2374-81. 2009
  8. pmc Abortion in the United States' Bible Belt: organizing for power and empowerment
    Mary Ann Castle
    Planning Alternatives for Change, P O Box 94859, Pasadena, California 91109, USA
    Reprod Health 8:1. 2011
  9. ncbi Human blastocyst culture in IVF: current laboratory applications in reproductive medicine practice
    E S Sills
    Division of Reproductive Research, Sims IVF, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, School of Medicine, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, Dublin, Ireland
    Rom J Morphol Embryol 51:441-5. 2010
  10. ncbi Patient-focused internet interventions in reproductive medicine: a scoping review
    J W M Aarts
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, 6500 HB Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Hum Reprod Update 18:211-27. 2012

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Publications260 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi Domestic violence against women in Egypt--wife beating and health outcomes
    Nafissatou Diop-Sidibe
    Center for Communication Programs, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 111 Market Place, Suite 310, Baltimore, MD 21202, USA
    Soc Sci Med 62:1260-77. 2006
    ..Women's programmes must take domestic violence into account if they want to better address the needs of a non-negligible proportion of their target population...
  2. ncbi Methodological issues in infertility research
    Salim Daya
    ISIS Regional Fertility Centre, Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
    Best Pract Res Clin Obstet Gynaecol 20:779-97. 2006
    ....
  3. ncbi Sexual and reproductive health: a matter of life and death
    Anna Glasier
    NHS Lothian and University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK
    Lancet 368:1595-607. 2006
    ....
  4. ncbi Global perspectives on the sexual and reproductive health of adolescents: patterns, prevention, and potential
    Linda H Bearinger
    Center for Adolescent Nursing, School of Nursing, Department of Pediatrics, Medical School, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Lancet 369:1220-31. 2007
    ..Although progress has been made since the 1994 International Conference on Population and Development, adolescents continue to be disproportionately burdened by threats to their sexual and reproductive health...
  5. ncbi Assessing acceptability of parents/guardians of adolescents towards introduction of sex and reproductive health education in schools at Kinondoni Municipal in Dar es Salaam city
    Lumuli Mbonile
    School of Medicine, Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences MUHAS, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
    East Afr J Public Health 5:26-31. 2008
    ..To assess acceptability of parents/guardians of adolescents towards the introduction of sex and reproductive health education in the community and schools...
  6. pmc What young people want from a sexual health website: design and development of Sexunzipped
    Ona McCarthy
    e Health Unit, Research Department of Primary Care and Population Health, University College London, London, United Kingdom
    J Med Internet Res 14:e127. 2012
    ..The Internet offers a unique opportunity to provide sexual health education to young people, since they can be difficult to engage but frequently use the Internet as a health information resource...
  7. pmc Ovarian failure and reproductive outcomes after childhood cancer treatment: results from the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study
    Daniel M Green
    Department of Epidemiology and Cancer Control, St Jude Children s Research Hospital, Memphis, TN 38105 2794, USA
    J Clin Oncol 27:2374-81. 2009
    ..There was no evidence for an increased risk of congenital malformations. Survivors should be generally reassured although some women have to consider their potentially shortened fertile life span in making educational and career choices...
  8. pmc Abortion in the United States' Bible Belt: organizing for power and empowerment
    Mary Ann Castle
    Planning Alternatives for Change, P O Box 94859, Pasadena, California 91109, USA
    Reprod Health 8:1. 2011
    ..S. women's right to health and, then, describes a community organizing-social action project in a number of US' states aimed at reversing the erosion of women's right to have or not to have children...
  9. ncbi Human blastocyst culture in IVF: current laboratory applications in reproductive medicine practice
    E S Sills
    Division of Reproductive Research, Sims IVF, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, School of Medicine, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, Dublin, Ireland
    Rom J Morphol Embryol 51:441-5. 2010
    ..This review discusses key features of human blastocyst culture and its application in clinical reproductive medicine practice.
  10. ncbi Patient-focused internet interventions in reproductive medicine: a scoping review
    J W M Aarts
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, 6500 HB Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Hum Reprod Update 18:211-27. 2012
    ..The aim of this scoping review is to map (i) the main categories of patient-focused Internet interventions within fertility care, (ii) the detailed composition of the interventions and (iii) how these interventions were evaluated...
  11. ncbi Mifepristone: pharmacology and clinical impact in reproductive medicine, endocrinology and oncology
    Annie Im
    University of Pittsburgh, Division of Hematology Oncology, Department of Medicine, 5150 Centre Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15232, USA
    Expert Opin Pharmacother 11:481-8. 2010
    ..selective progesterone-receptor modulator (SPRM) that is widely used around the globe in the field of reproductive medicine. At present mifepristone is approved in a number of countries for early termination of pregnancy (TOP), ..
  12. pmc Assessing young unmarried men's access to reproductive health information and services in rural India
    Arundhati Char
    School of Health Sciences, University of Tampere, 33014 Finland
    BMC Public Health 11:476. 2011
    ..We investigated the accessibility of reproductive health information and contraceptives in a relatively less developed area of rural central India and assessed the risks facing young unmarried men...
  13. pmc Medicinal plants used in Northern Peru for reproductive problems and female health
    Rainer W Bussmann
    William L, Brown Center, Missouri Botanical Garden, St Louis, MO 63166 0299, USA
    J Ethnobiol Ethnomed 6:30. 2010
    ..The information gained on frequently used traditional remedies might give some leads for future targets for further analysis in order to develop new drugs...
  14. ncbi Determinants of reproductive health and related quality of life among Indian women in mining communities
    Melba Sheila D'Souza
    Department of Adult Health and Critical Care, Sultan Qaboos University, Muscat, Sultanate of Oman
    J Adv Nurs 67:1963-75. 2011
    ..This article is a report of a mixed method to examine the determinants of reproductive health and quality of life among Indian women...
  15. pmc Tracking official development assistance for reproductive health in conflict-affected countries
    Preeti Patel
    King s College London, London, UK
    PLoS Med 6:e1000090. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to analyse official development assistance (ODA) for reproductive health activities in conflict-affected countries from 2003 to 2006...
  16. pmc How to develop a theory-driven evaluation design? Lessons learned from an adolescent sexual and reproductive health programme in West Africa
    Sara B Van Belle
    Institute of Tropical Medicine, Nationalestraat 155, B 2000 Antwerp, Belgium
    BMC Public Health 10:741. 2010
    ....
  17. ncbi Reprogrammed induced pluripotent stem cells: how suitable could they be in reproductive medicine?
    Roberto Ensenat-Waser
    Spanish Stem Cell Bank, Prince Felipe Research Centre CIFP, Valencia, Spain
    Fertil Steril 91:971-4. 2009
    Human embryonic stem cells have the greatest potential for regenerative and reproductive medicine; unfortunately, their full application is limited by ethical and technical problems...
  18. ncbi Unintended consequences: exploring the tensions between development programs and indigenous women in Mexico in the context of reproductive health
    Vania Smith-Oka
    Anthropology, University of Notre Dame, 611 Flanner Hall, Notre Dame, IN 46556, USA
    Soc Sci Med 68:2069-77. 2009
    ..Such a framework allows us to analyze these connections and place women's reproductive rights within a larger struggle for human rights and dignity...
  19. ncbi Unmet reproductive health needs and health-seeking behaviour of adolescents in Owerri, Nigeria
    Chukwunenye I Okereke
    Department of Sociology, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Port Harcourt, Port Harcourt, Nigeria
    Afr J Reprod Health 14:43-54. 2010
    ..In conclusion, more accessible and cost-effective method of disseminating STI/HIV information involving the use of vernacular and traditional/local opinion leaders should be used...
  20. ncbi Sexual and reproductive health needs of vulnerable youth in Myanmar
    - Hla-Soe-Tint
    Department of Medical Research Upper Myanmar, Yangon, Myanmar
    Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 39:1126-38. 2008
    ..TV and magazines/journals were prioritized as preferred channels of disseminating health messages. Almost all reported that education was the one thing that they wanted for their own children...
  21. ncbi Male involvement in reproductive health care
    S Pachauri
    South and East Asia, Population Council, New Delhi
    J Indian Med Assoc 99:138-41. 2001
    ..Gender inequality is a major barrier that must be overcome if these goals are to be met. Improving the reproductive well-being of women and men requires freeing them both from restricted gender roles...
  22. pmc Biomarkers in reproductive medicine: the promise, and can it be fulfilled?
    Stephen S Palmer
    EMD Serono Research Institute, Billerica, Massachusetts, USA
    Fertil Steril 99:954-62. 2013
    ..As the number of candidate markers in reproductive medicine is increasing, it is important to understand the pathway of development from discovery to clinical utility ..
  23. pmc Reframing the context of preventive health care services and prevention of HIV and other sexually transmitted infections for young men: new opportunities to reduce racial/ethnic sexual health disparities
    Yzette Lanier
    Division of HIV AIDS Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Am J Public Health 103:262-9. 2013
    ..The Affordable Care Act and National HIV/AIDS Strategy present new opportunities to reframe and strengthen sexual health promotion and HIV and STI prevention efforts with young men of color...
  24. pmc Tweeting about testing: do low-income, parenting adolescents and young adults use new media technologies to communicate about sexual health?
    Zai Divecha
    Peer Health Exchange, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Perspect Sex Reprod Health 44:176-83. 2012
    ..Little research exists about adolescents' and young adults' use of new media technologies to communicate about sexual health. Understanding how young people at high risk for STDs use these technologies can inform media-based interventions...
  25. ncbi Study on sexual and reproductive health behaviors of unmarried female migrants in China
    Dian He
    Graduate School of Peking Union Medical College, Beijing, China
    J Obstet Gynaecol Res 38:632-8. 2012
    ..The purpose of this study was to broadly assess the level of knowledge, attitude and behaviors related to sexual and reproductive health (SRH) among unmarried female migrants in China...
  26. ncbi Occupational exposures and reproductive health: 2003 Teratology Society Meeting Symposium summary
    Barbara Grajewski
    National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Cincinnati, Ohio 45226, USA
    Birth Defects Res B Dev Reprod Toxicol 74:157-63. 2005
    ....
  27. ncbi [Factors associated with access to health services prior to pregnancy by pregnant adolescents]
    Ingrid Espejo Carvacho
    Secretaria Municipal de Sa├║de de Indaiatuba, Indaiatuba, SP, Brasil
    Rev Saude Publica 42:886-94. 2008
    ..To assess determinants of access to primary care services prior to pregnancy by pregnant adolescents...
  28. ncbi An assessment of the awareness of sexual and reproductive rights among adolescents in south western Nigeria
    Munirat Ayoka Ogunlayi
    Department for International Development Nigeria, Plot 607 Bobo Street, P O Box 4808, Maitama, Abuja, Nigeria
    Afr J Reprod Health 9:99-112. 2005
    ..The study recommends formulation of appropriate intervention strategies and programmes for adolescents so that they may be aware and knowledgeable of their sexual and reproductive rights...
  29. ncbi Can the Internet widen participation in reproductive medicine education for professionals?
    Kate Whittington
    Department of Clinical Science at South Bristol, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Bristol, UK
    Hum Reprod 19:1800-5. 2004
    ..Following an iterative process of development and evaluation in 2001, the University of Bristol launched a masters programme covering reproduction and development delivered principally over the Internet...
  30. ncbi Gender disadvantage and reproductive health risk factors for common mental disorders in women: a community survey in India
    Vikram Patel
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, England
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 63:404-13. 2006
    ..Gender disadvantage and reproductive health are major determinants of women's health in developing countries...
  31. ncbi Evaluating prediction models in reproductive medicine
    S F P J Coppus
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Centre for Reproductive Medicine, Academic Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Hum Reprod 24:1774-8. 2009
    Prediction models are used in reproductive medicine to calculate the probability of pregnancy without treatment, as well as the probability of pregnancy after ovulation induction, intrauterine insemination or in vitro fertilization...
  32. ncbi Present and future of recombinant gonadotropins in reproductive medicine
    Vincenzo De Leo
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Policlinico Le Scotte, 53100 Siena, Italy
    Curr Pharm Biotechnol 13:379-91. 2012
    Pharmacological ovarian stimulation has a major role in reproductive medicine and has been used in anovulatory patients and in the induction of multifollicular development required for the procedures of assisted reproductive techniques (..
  33. ncbi Towards less confusing terminology in reproductive medicine: a proposal
    J D F Habbema
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC University Medical Centre Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Hum Reprod 19:1497-501. 2004
    The use of the term "infertility" and related terms in reproductive medicine is reviewed. Current terminology is found to be ambiguous, confusing and misleading...
  34. ncbi Barriers to conducting clinical research in reproductive medicine: Latin America
    Fernando Zegers-Hochschild
    Unit of Reproductive Medicine, Clinica Condes, Santiago, Chile
    Fertil Steril 96:802-4. 2011
    ..Societies in Latin America are not scientifically driven and therefore, the allocation of human and economic resources to research is meager, as a reflection of this as well as other cultural and economic realities...
  35. pmc Minireview: The roles of small RNA pathways in reproductive medicine
    Shannon M Hawkins
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Mol Endocrinol 25:1257-79. 2011
    ..wimpy testis-interacting RNA, small interfering RNA, and microRNA, has energized research in reproductive medicine. In the two decades since the identification of small RNA, first in Caenorhabditis elegans and then in ..
  36. ncbi Best practices of ASRM and ESHRE: a journey through reproductive medicine
    Luca Gianaroli
    Reproductive Medicine Unit, S I S Me R, Bologna, Italy
    Fertil Steril 98:1380-94. 2012
    The American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM) and the European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology (ESHRE) are the two largest societies in the world whose members comprise the major experts and professionals working in ..
  37. ncbi The impact of environmental and occupational exposures on reproductive health
    Stephanie Chalupka
    Worcester State College, Worcester, MA, USA
    J Obstet Gynecol Neonatal Nurs 39:84-100; quiz 100-2. 2010
    ..Nurses can identify at-risk patients, provide education about the impact of chemical toxicants, and empower women to take precautionary action...
  38. ncbi Response of semen parameters to three training modalities
    Diana Vaamonde
    Morphological Sciences Department, School of Medicine, University of Cordoba, Cordoba, Spain
    Fertil Steril 92:1941-6. 2009
    ..To investigate the effect of different training modalities on various markers of semen quality...
  39. ncbi The influence of maternal and paternal factors on time to pregnancy--a Dutch population-based birth-cohort study: the GECKO Drenthe study
    M A Q Mutsaerts
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Groningen University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, PO Box 30001, Groningen 9700 RB, The Netherlands
    Hum Reprod 27:583-93. 2012
    ..To investigate this, we examined the role of several maternal and paternal lifestyle and socio-demographic factors as determinants of time to pregnancy (TTP) in a Dutch birth-cohort...
  40. ncbi Can peer education make a difference? Evaluation of a South African adolescent peer education program to promote sexual and reproductive health
    Amanda J Mason-Jones
    Adolescent Health Research Unit, University of Cape Town, Republic of South Africa
    AIDS Behav 15:1605-11. 2011
    ..Governments who advocate widespread use of peer education as an approach need to recognise barriers to implementation and ensure ongoing monitoring and evaluation of effectiveness and cost effectiveness...
  41. ncbi Women deliver for development
    Kirrin Gill
    International Center for Research on Women, Washington, DC 20036, USA
    Lancet 370:1347-57. 2007
    ..Further, we find that progress and investment in maternal health have lagged far behind estimates of what is needed to achieve the Millennium Development Goals...
  42. ncbi Reproductive health and AIDS prevention in sub-Saharan Africa: the case for increased male participation
    M T Mbizvo
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Zimbabwe Medical School
    Health Policy Plan 11:84-92. 1996
    ..Women need men as partners in reproductive health who understand the risks they might be exposed to and strategies for their prevention...
  43. pmc Individual patient data meta-analysis of diagnostic and prognostic studies in obstetrics, gynaecology and reproductive medicine
    Kimiko A Broeze
    Centre for Reproductive Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Academic Medical Centre AMC, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Med Res Methodol 9:22. 2009
    ..In this study we will examine these potential benefits in four clinical diagnostic problems in the field of gynaecology, obstetrics and reproductive medicine.
  44. ncbi Reproductive health: a right for refugees and internally displaced persons
    Judy Austin
    Research, Monitoring and Evaluation, RAISE Initiative, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York NY, USA
    Reprod Health Matters 16:10-21. 2008
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  45. ncbi Current status of robotically assisted laparoscopic surgery in reproductive medicine and gynaecology
    Silvina Bocca
    The Jones Institute for Reproductive Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Eastern Virginia Medical School, 601 Colley Avenue, Norfolk, VA 23507, USA
    Reprod Biomed Online 14:765-72. 2007
    ..Ongoing controversies associated with this technology, such as cost, learning curve, conversion rate to laparotomy, post-surgical fertility and complications, are briefly addressed. Long-term analysis of outcomes is ongoing...
  46. ncbi Fundamentals of cryobiology in reproductive medicine
    Barry Fuller
    Royal Free and University College Medical School, Royal Free Campus, London NW3 2QG, UK
    Reprod Biomed Online 9:680-91. 2004
    ..a basic understanding of the biophysical processes that accompany the application of cryopreservation in reproductive medicine. The ability to store cells in 'suspended animation' outside the body has become a keystone practice in ..
  47. ncbi Selective progesterone receptor modulators 2: use in reproductive medicine
    Giuseppe Benagiano
    University La Sapienza, Postgraduate School of Gynaecology and Obstetrics, Policlinico Umberto I degrees, Viale Regina Margherita 245, 00161 Roma, Italy
    Expert Opin Pharmacother 9:2473-85. 2008
    ..These substances have been classified as antiprogestins or as selective progesterone receptor modulators...
  48. ncbi New technologies for reproductive medicine: laparoscopy, endoscopy, robotic surgery and gynecology. A review of the literature
    J E Cho
    St Luke s Roosevelt Medical Center, New York, NY 10019, USA
    Minerva Ginecol 62:137-67. 2010
    ..In gynecology, this machine has been applied in several applications, in the fields of benign gynecology, reproductive medicine, urogynecology, and oncology...
  49. ncbi Quality of reporting of test accuracy studies in reproductive medicine: impact of the Standards for Reporting of Diagnostic Accuracy (STARD) initiative
    Sjors F P J Coppus
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Maxima Medical Center, Veldhoven, The Netherlands
    Fertil Steril 86:1321-9. 2006
    To evaluate the extent to which test accuracy studies published in two leading reproductive medicine journals in the years 1999 and 2004 adhered to the Standards for Reporting of Diagnostic Accuracy (STARD) initiative parameters, and to ..
  50. ncbi The contribution of sexual and reproductive health services to the fight against HIV/AIDS: a review
    Ian Askew
    Population Council, Nairobi, Kenya
    Reprod Health Matters 11:51-73. 2003
    ....
  51. ncbi Reproductive health needs of adolescent males in rural Pakistan: an exploratory study
    Moazzam Ali
    Department of Developmental Medical Sciences, Institute of International Health, The University of Tokyo, Japan
    Tohoku J Exp Med 204:17-25. 2004
    ..Future efforts should thus focus on assuring access to timely, comprehensive and high-quality reproductive health education for all teenagers and reducing gaps in access related to gender and school attendance...
  52. ncbi Sexual and reproductive health funding: donors and restrictions
    Pramilla Senanayake
    Lancet 363:70. 2004
  53. ncbi Reproductive medicine: the first cut
    Bruce Goldman
    Nature 445:479-80. 2007
  54. ncbi Adolescent girls' life aspirations and reproductive health in Nepal
    S Mathur
    International Center for Research on Women, 1717 Massachusetts Ave, NW, Suite 302, Washington, DC 20036, USA
    Reprod Health Matters 9:91-100. 2001
    ....
  55. ncbi Rationale and design of the MEMA kwa Vijana adolescent sexual and reproductive health intervention in Mwanza Region, Tanzania
    A I Obasi
    The Liverpool School Tropical Medicine, Pembroke Place, Liverpool, L3 5QA
    AIDS Care 18:311-22. 2006
    ..However, the use of these structures involves compromise on some key aspects of intervention design and requires the development of complementary strategies to access out-of-school youth and the wider community...
  56. ncbi Robotics in reproductive medicine
    Sejal P Dharia
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Alabama, USA
    Fertil Steril 84:1-11. 2005
    ..To review the history, development, current applications, and future of robotic technology...
  57. ncbi Robotics in reproductive medicine
    Julie Sroga
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Ohio State University, 1654 Upham Drive, Means Hall 567 Columbus, Ohio 43210, USA
    Front Biosci 13:1308-17. 2008
    ..chapter will review the history, development, current applications, and future of robotic technology in reproductive medicine. A literature search was performed for all publications regarding robotic technology in medicine, surgery, ..
  58. ncbi Mass spectrometry-based proteomics in reproductive medicine
    Aggeliki Kolialexi
    Department of Medical Genetics, Athens University School of Medicine, Athens, Greece
    Mass Spectrom Rev 27:624-34. 2008
    ..Although proteome technologies in reproductive medicine research are not as yet widely applied, characterization of the proteome of reproductive fluids can be ..
  59. ncbi Prediction models in reproductive medicine: a critical appraisal
    Esther Leushuis
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Vrije Universiteit Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Hum Reprod Update 15:537-52. 2009
    Prediction models have been developed in reproductive medicine to help assess the chances of a treatment-(in)dependent pregnancy. Careful evaluation is needed before these models can be implemented in clinical practice.
  60. ncbi Barriers to conducting clinical research in reproductive medicine: Egypt
    Mohamed Aboulghar
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Cairo University, Cairo, Egypt
    Fertil Steril 96:805-6. 2011
    ..There are many barriers to scientific research in Egypt, including lack of funding, lack of a scientific atmosphere, and "brain drain" of scientists who produce high quality research...
  61. ncbi Towards less confusing terminology in reproductive medicine: clarifying medical ambiguities to the benefit of all
    Michael J Davies
    Research Centre for Reproductive Health, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Adelaide, Australia
    Hum Reprod 20:2669-71. 2005
    It has been argued that terminology in reproductive medicine related to reproductive success is ambiguous, confusing and misleading...
  62. ncbi [Assisted reproductive medicine in the next age]
    D Grochowski

    Ginekol Pol 72:36-43. 2001
    ..This is also true for reproductive medicine. Indeed, advances in basic research and the practical applications of the research that have been ..
  63. ncbi Sexual health promotion in Thailand
    Verapol Chandeying
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Faculty of Medicine, Prince of Songkla University, Hat Yai, Thailand
    Sex Health 2:129-34. 2005
    ..Ongoing multisectoral programmes include: (1) political and social involvement; (2) training for professionals; (3) multidimensional services; and (4) research...
  64. ncbi Women's health in developing countries
    Javed H Rizvi
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, The Aga Khan University Hospital, Stadium Road, PO Box 3500, Karachi 74800, Pakistan
    Best Pract Res Clin Obstet Gynaecol 20:907-22. 2006
    ..We believe that there is a large knowledge gap in the area of women's health in developing countries, and there is an urgent need to conduct appropriately designed studies...
  65. ncbi Reproductive health and domestic violence: are the poorest women uniquely disadvantaged?
    Sunita Kishor
    ORC Macro, USA
    Demography 43:293-307. 2006
    ..In particular, for all three reproductive health outcomes we consider the negative association with having experienced violence cuts across all women, poor and wealthy...
  66. ncbi Reproductive health knowledge, attitudes and practices of Iranian college students
    M Simbar
    Department of Midwifery, Shaheed Beheshti Medical University, Tehran, Islamic Republic of Iran
    East Mediterr Health J 11:888-97. 2005
    ..The majority believed in the benefits of reproductive health knowledge for youth but felt that services were inadequate...
  67. pmc Reproductive health care and family planning needs among incarcerated women
    Jennifer G Clarke
    Rhode Island Hospital DGIM, MPB 1, 593 Eddy Street, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    Am J Public Health 96:834-9. 2006
    ..We assessed the level of risk for sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) and the reproductive health needs of 484 incarcerated women in Rhode Island to plan an intervention for women returning to the community...
  68. ncbi Whose child? Ethics, practice and the law
    Julie Cook
    Ashton, Leigh and Wigan Primary Care Trust
    RCM Midwives 8:421. 2005
  69. ncbi Workforce specialty review for family planning and reproductive health care 2003/2004: England, Wales, Northern Ireland and Scotland
    Christine Horrocks
    Faculty of Family Planning and Reproductive Health Care Workforce Planning Committee, London, UK
    J Fam Plann Reprod Health Care 31:325-8. 2005
  70. ncbi Diversity in sexual health: problems and dilemmas
    J Rademakers
    University Medical Center Utrecht UMC, School of Medical Sciences, The Netherlands
    Eur J Contracept Reprod Health Care 10:207-11. 2005
    ..Two examples of practical situations in which migrant patients ask for help with sexual or reproductive health problems will be described...
  71. ncbi Preachers, policies and power: the reproductive health of adolescent Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples in Australia
    Kerry Arabena
    Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory
    Health Promot J Austr 17:85-90. 2006
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  72. ncbi A question of ethics: research and practice in reproductive health
    Saumya RamaRao
    Population Council, One Dag Hammarskjold Plaza, New York, NY 10017, USA
    Stud Fam Plann 38:229-41. 2007
    ..We illustrate the dilemmas that arise in the application of the ethical principles, how they have been addressed, lessons learned, and remaining challenges. The illustrations come both from research and from service-delivery situations...
  73. ncbi What do we know about sexual and reproductive health of adolescents in Europe?
    L Avery
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynaecology and Reproductive Sciences, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
    Eur J Contracept Reprod Health Care 13:58-70. 2008
    ..Adolescent SRH is important in both strategies. Despite these commitments, adolescents remain vulnerable to poor reproductive health. The goal of this paper is to analyse the current status of SRH of adolescents in Europe...
  74. ncbi Reproductive health in Iran: pragmatic achievements, unmet needs, and ethical challenges in a theocratic system
    Amir H Mehryar
    Advanced Institute for Management and Planning Research and Training, No 10, Mokhtar Asgari Str Jamal Abad, Niavaran Avenue, Tehran 19 599, Iran
    Stud Fam Plann 38:352-61. 2007
    ....
  75. ncbi An appraisal of the role of the European Society of Contraception in the promotion of reproductive health
    Dimitrios Lazaris
    Eur J Contracept Reprod Health Care 12:95-6. 2007
  76. ncbi Cultural factors that affect sexual and reproductive health in Malawi
    Thomas Bisika
    Department of Social Affairs, African Union Commission, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
    J Fam Plann Reprod Health Care 34:79-80. 2008
  77. ncbi Access to sexual and reproductive health services: rights, priorities, commitments and actions
    L Edouard
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 97:227-8. 2007
  78. ncbi Alternative measures of fertility compromise
    Shanna H Swan
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Rochester, School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, New York 14627, USA
    Fertil Steril 89:e27-9. 2008
    ..Furthermore, there is debate about which measures/indicators/contributors are the most useful to try to track when trying to understand fertility/infertility, fecundity/subfecundity trends...
  79. ncbi Conceiving Time? Women who do or do not conceive
    Sarah Earle
    Faculty of Health and Social Care, The Open University, Walton Hall, Milton Keynes MK7 6AA
    Sociol Health Illn 29:233-50. 2007
    ..Our central concern, then, is with exploring the similarities of experience for women who do or do not conceive...
  80. ncbi Costs and coverage of reproductive health interventions in three rural refugee-affected districts, Uganda
    Christopher Garimoi Orach
    Makerere University Institute of Public Health, Kampala, Uganda
    Trop Med Int Health 12:459-69. 2007
    ..However, refugee health service runs parallel to host in most refugee-affected districts. The process of integration of health services began in 1999...
  81. ncbi Reviving reproductive health
    Richard Horton
    The Lancet, London NW1 7BY, UK
    Lancet 368:1549. 2006
  82. ncbi Accuracy and coverage of reproductive health information on the Internet accessed in English and Persian from Iran
    Mohammad Rahnavardi
    Didegan Salamat Research Institute, Tehran, Iran
    J Fam Plann Reprod Health Care 34:153-7. 2008
    ..Three medical doctors independently rated each of the selected websites. Accuracy and coverage percentages were calculated for each website...
  83. ncbi Knowledge, attitudes and behaviors related to sexuality and family planning in adolescent women with and without diabetes
    Denise Charron-Prochownik
    Health Promotion and Development, School of Nursing, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Pediatr Diabetes 7:267-73. 2006
    ..Sexually active adolescents with diabetes are at high risk for unplanned pregnancies and reproductive complications...
  84. ncbi Cigarette smoking and waiting time to pregnancy: results of a pilot study
    Birute Zilaitiene
    Institute of Endocrinology, Kaunas University of Medicine, Eiveniu 2, 50009 Kaunas, Lithuania
    Medicina (Kaunas) 43:959-63. 2007
    ..Results obtained from this pilot study enable us to plan and implement a larger-scale study of waiting time to pregnancy in Lithuanian population...
  85. ncbi Cairo goals for reproductive health: where do we stand at 10 years?
    Felicia H Stewart
    Contraception 70:1-2. 2004
  86. ncbi Knowledge, attitudes and practices of secondary-school pupils in Oman: II. reproductive health
    Y A Jaffer
    Ministry of Health, Muscat, Oman
    East Mediterr Health J 12:50-60. 2006
    ..Knowledge of fertility period was poor as was knowledge of AIDS and sexually transmitted infections. There was a high rate of approval (80%) of female genital cutting by both sexes...
  87. ncbi Planning a family: priorities and concerns in rural Tanzania
    T Marchant
    Ifakara Health Research and Development Centre, Ifakara, Tanzania
    Afr J Reprod Health 8:111-23. 2004
    ..The potential for a fast and positive impact is high, given the simplicity of the perceived needs of women from this study...
  88. ncbi The need for youth-oriented policies and programmes on responsible sexuality in Argentina
    R Mercer
    CEDES, , 1173) Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Reprod Health Matters 9:184-91. 2001
    ..These experiences demonstrate the urgency to develop strategies and set up task forces for effective advocacy of health and social programmes, and to make political leaders more aware of the social costs of refusing to support these...
  89. ncbi Incorporating sexual and reproductive health care in the medical curriculum in developing countries
    Marianne Haslegrave
    Commonwealth Medical Association Trust, London, UK
    Reprod Health Matters 11:49-58. 2003
    ....
  90. ncbi Reproductive health services for adolescents under the State Children's Health Insurance Program
    R B Gold
    The Alan Guttmacher Institute, Washington, DC, USA
    Fam Plann Perspect 33:81-7. 2001
    ..In addition, many states failed to creatively use strategies to target uninsured adolescents for enrollment, although new initiatives are under way to correct this problem...
  91. ncbi Knowledge, attitude and practice of private medical practitioners in Calabar towards post-abortion care
    S J Etuk
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, College of Medical Sciences, University of Calabar, PMB 1115, Calabar, Nigeria
    Afr J Reprod Health 7:55-64. 2003
    ..These aspects of reproductive health need to be integrated into the medical training curricula in Nigeria. It is believed that this approach would help reduce the present high rate of abortion-related morbidity and mortality in Nigeria...
  92. ncbi Reproductive and sexual health among young adults in Uzbekistan
    Cynthia Buckley
    Department of Sociology, University of Texas at Austin, A1700 343 Burdine Hall, Austin, TX 78712, USA
    Stud Fam Plann 35:1-14. 2004
    ..The example of Uzbekistan reveals pathways by which reproductive health efforts may continue to be compartmentalized, decreasing their potential contributions to sexual health, especially among young adults...
  93. ncbi FFPRHC Guidance (January 2004). The copper intrauterine device as long-term contraception
    Gillian Penney
    Clinical Effectiveness Unit, Faculty of Family Planning and Reproductive Health Care, Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, 27 Sussex Place, Regent s Park, London NW1 4RG, UK
    J Fam Plann Reprod Health Care 30:29-41; quiz 42. 2004
    ....
  94. ncbi Contraceptive use and risk of unintended pregnancy in California
    Diana G Foster
    Center for Reproductive Health Research and Policy, University of California, 2356 Sutter Street, Suite 200, UCSF Box 1744, San Francisco 94143 1744, USA
    Contraception 70:31-9. 2004
    ..Among women at risk for unintended pregnancy, we find disparities by race/ethnicity and education in use of contraceptive methods...
  95. ncbi [The meaning of fertility control in an integrated world]
    G Benagiano
    Dipartimento di Scienze Ginecologiche, Perinatologia e Puericultura, Universita degli Studi di Roma La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
    Minerva Ginecol 56:271-81. 2004
    ..Progress should, however, be welcomed favourably provided it does not change the essence of the relationship between parents and children and the biological balance that sustains them...
  96. ncbi (Re)defining reproductive health with and for the community: an example of participatory research from Mali
    Sarah Castle
    Centre for Population Studies, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, 49 51 Bedford Square, London WC1E
    Afr J Reprod Health 6:20-31. 2002
    ..It is discussed how the 'Cairo' definition of reproductive health needs to be made culturally specific in order to facilitate programme design and implementation...
  97. ncbi [Effects of male reproductive health information education communication on mastering STDs knowledge among young couples]
    Zhi ming Sun
    Jiangsu Family Planning Research Institute, Nanjing, Jiangsu 210036, China
    Zhonghua Nan Ke Xue 9:11-5. 2003
    ..To increase the knowledge of STDs control and prevention among young couples by intervention, and to improve their reproductive health...
  98. ncbi U.S. agencies providing publicly funded contraceptive services in 1999
    Lawrence B Finer
    The Alan Guttmacher Institute, New York, USA
    Perspect Sex Reprod Health 34:15-24. 2002
    ..In light of changes in government policy and funding and in the structure of health care financing, an assessment of agency policies and programs is essential for monitoring women's access to contraceptive care and services...
  99. ncbi Transforming family planning services in the Latin American and Caribbean region
    Judith F Helzner
    International Planned Parenthood Federation Western Hemisphere Region, 120 Wall Street, Ninth Floor, New York, NY 10005 3902, USA
    Stud Fam Plann 33:49-60. 2002
    ..Lessons from this experience and their potential relevance to other settings are reviewed and discussed...
  100. ncbi Five-year continuation rate and reasons for early removal of Norplant in Shiraz, Iran
    N Nakhaee
    Department of Community Medicine, Kerman University of Medical Sciences, Iran
    Eur J Contracept Reprod Health Care 7:223-6. 2002
    ....
  101. ncbi Reproductive medicine and violation of the "free exercise" clause of the United States Constitution
    Thomas W Hilgers
    Pope Paul VI Institute for the Study of Human Reproduction
    Linacre Q 69:79-86. 2002

Research Grants72

  1. The Primate Corpus Luteum: Functional Regression and Cardiovascular Impacts
    Randy L Bogan; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..abstract_text> ..
  2. Mechanisms of Sex Determination in Zebrafish
    JOHN HARVEY POSTLETHWAIT; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ....
  3. Outcomes of Infertility Treatments in Clinic and Population-Based Cohorts
    Joseph B Stanford; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..To assemble a clinic-based cohort, we will use clinical treatment records from the Utah Center for Reproductive Medicine (UCRM) to identify potential participants...
  4. Cooperative Multicenter Reproductive Medicine Network (U10)
    MARCELLE IVONNE CEDARS; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..In this proposal, drawing from studies of somatic aging, we propose a novel treatment to improve mitochondrial function and potentially reverse the age- associated decline in fertility...
  5. Validation of Novel Infertility Biomarker
    PETER SUTOVSKY SUTOVSKY; Fiscal Year: 2012
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): This R21 exploratory proposal addresses a major gap in U.S. reproductive medicine, namely the lack of reliable, objective methodology for accurate diagnostics of human male infertility...
  6. Transposons in Female Reproductive Health and Disease
    Zev Williams; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..training program with the purpose of establishing a career as an NIH funded independent investigator in reproductive medicine and infertility. Dr...
  7. Functional Analysis of the Embryonic Epigenome in a Non-rodent Model
    Mark E Westhusin; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ....
  8. The role of NLRP7 and related genes in hydatidiform moles and reproductive failur
    Ignatia Van den Veyver; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..This project has the potential to result in new understanding of genetic imprinting disorders and causes of obstetrics complications and pregnancy loss in general. ..
  9. AGE-RELATED ALTERATION OF LEYDIG CELL REDOX ENVIRONMENT A RISK FACTOR FOR SUSCEPT
    Kassim Traore; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Publications that will rise from the proposed project could lead to a paradigm shift in how potential environmental chemicals and pharmaceutical drugs are evaluated. ..
  10. STRAW+10: Addressing the Unfinished Agenda of Staging Reproductive Aging - RESUBM
    Sioban D Harlow; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..The meeting, co-sponsored by The North American Menopause Society (NAMS), The American Society for Reproductive Medicine, The International Menopause Society and The Endocrine Society, will be held September 20-21, 2011 prior ..
  11. Bangladesh Centre for Global Environmental and Occupational Health
    Dewan Shamsul Alam; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ....
  12. Integration of PR and FoxO Signaling in Pituitary Gonadotropes
    Varykina G Thackray; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Dr. Thackray's participation in UCSD's Department of Reproductive Medicine and the Center for Reproductive Science and Medicine will augment both her research and career development...
  13. Environmental Endocrine Disruptors and Human Sperm Chromosomal Abnormalities
    Melissa Perry; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..This study investigates whether chemicals common in our daily environment can affect male fertility and potential risks for birth defects. ..
  14. 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. ..
  15. Role of nuclear receptors in origin and differentiation of spermatozoa
    ADAM MICHAEL REITZEL; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ....
  16. Risk of Cancer in Incidental Findings Identified on Ultrasound Imaging
    Rebecca Smith-Bindman; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..is an Associate Professor of Radiology, Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Medicine at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) and director of the Universities'Radiology ..
  17. CELLULAR AND MOLECULAR BASES FOR RHYTHMIC GNRH RELEASE
    Suzanne M Moenter; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..We also have preliminary data supporting the equally interesting hypothesis that GnRH feeds back to inhibit KNDy neuronal networks. ..
  18. Mechanisms of Perchlorate-Induced Disruption of Sexual Differentiation
    FRANK ARTHUR VON HIPPEL; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..This research will advance our understanding of human thyroid diseases and the recent epidemic of impaired human reproductive health. ..
  19. Effects of Lactational Exposure to Chromium (VI) on Ovarian Development
    SAKHILA BANU; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  20. GHSU/WSU Cooperative Reproductive Medicine Network
    Michael Peter Diamond; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..applicants propose to continue to contribute a broad spectrum of research expertise and resources to the Reproductive Medicine Network (RMN). These include a commitment to and track record in cooperative clinical research - e.g...
  21. Research Training Prog in Reproductive Biol & Med for Latin American Scientists
    John E Nestler; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..MD candidates) within the past 5 years;area of research interest (relevance to public health priorities in reproductive medicine in their home country);commitment to return to home country to establish research program;and letters of ..
  22. Molecular Epidemiology of the Vaginal Microbiome
    Rebecca M Brotman; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..This research will contribute valuable information on the causes of BV, help develop improved methods for diagnosing, preventing and treating BV, and may help reduce major reproductive health problems associated with BV. ..
  23. Targeting Adenovirus for Gene Therapy of Uterine Leiomyoma
    Ayman Al-Hendy; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Additionally it will enhance our understanding of the role of steroid hormones in pathogenesis of uterine fibroids using unique in vivo model systems. ..
  24. Effect of Insulin on Estrogen Receptor Alpha Activity in Human Endometrial Cells
    CLARE ANN FLANNERY; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Also, the treatment paradigm for women with T2DM may change to limit exposure to high doses of therapeutic insulin. ..
  25. Gamete membrane adhesion and fusion during fertilization
    William J Snell; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..We will identify proteins that interact with HAP2, we will study the functional domains of HAP2, and we will identify new proteins that function during membrane fusion. ..
  26. Regulation of Germ Cell Pluripotency Through The RNA-Binding Protein, DND1
    Blanche Capel; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Although DND1 is specific to germ cells, we anticipate that the regulatory mechanisms involved may be common to many pluripotent stem cell populations. ..
  27. 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). ..
  28. Bisphenol-A and Reproductive Dysfunction
    Vasantha Padmanabhan; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The findings will be of relevance to the threat estrogenic environmental disruptors pose at current exposure levels to reproductive health. ..
  29. Ovarian-specific transcription networks regulated by the TFIID subunit TAF4b
    RICHARD NEIL FREIMAN; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..These studies may lead to advanced diagnostic and therapeutic tools to better address and manage female infertility. ..
  30. Peer groups for healthy pregnancy &HIV prevention for young Malawian women
    Kathleen F Norr; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..abstract_text> ..
  31. Luteal Progesterone Supplementation in Clomiphene Citrate-IUI Cycles
    KARL RICHARD HANSEN; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..is uniquely positioned to provide a geographically distinct and ethnically diverse study site forthe Reproductive Medicine Network...
  32. Role of endocrine-disrupting chemicals and social stress on perinatal outcomes
    Ami R Zota; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..abstract_text> ..
  33. Examining Human Behavior in Dengue Prevention Efforts in Iquitos, Peru
    VALERIE ANDREA PAZ-SOLDAN; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The findings from this study will have a wide impact on dengue prevention and control programs in Iquitos and throughout Latin America;thus this research is highly relevant to public health. ..
  34. Smokeless Tobacco Use and Reproductive Health Among Married Women in a Low-income
    Jean J Schensul; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..s. ..
  35. Fetal Programming and Environmental Exposures: Implications for Prenatal Care and
    Jeffrey A Whitsett; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..basic research to clinical settings, including experts in embryonic, fetal, and childhood development, reproductive medicine and biology, and environmental toxicology...
  36. Adipose Tissue Angiogenesis and Metabolic Disease
    Silvia Corvera; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..In addition, we will conduct an unbiased search for secreted factors from adipose tissue from HFD-fed animals that could enhance insulin action, using co-culture and biochemical approaches to indentify such factors. ! ..
  37. Womb to womb: Programming reproductive development in the female marmoset monkey
    Julienne N Rutherford; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ....
  38. Reduced Carbohydrate Diet Intervention for PCOS
    Barbara A Gower; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..the lower GL diet will be more effective in decreasing insulin secretion, increasing insulin sensitivity, decreasing ectopic adipose tissue, decreasing inflammation, and improvin% (<10% saturated fat) saturated fat) ..
  39. Gene-Environment Interactions in Glaucoma
    LOUIS ROBERT PASQUALE; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Furthermore, this research could lead to genotype-specific lifestyle modification strategies to prevent POAG...
  40. Computerized Counseling to Promote Positive Prevention and HIV Health in Kenya
    Ann Elizabeth Kurth; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..We will conduct a randomized controlled trial to establish efficacy in this high-HIV burden setting, and transmission dynamics modeling and economic evaluation to determine intervention cost-effectiveness. ..
  41. Antiprogestin therapy for ovarian cancer
    CARLOS MARCELO TELLERIA; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..studies will provide proof-of-principle that antiprogestins -of which mifepristone is FDA approved for reproductive medicine- can be repurposed for another modality-of-use as part of the chemotherapeutic armamentarium for ovarian ..
  42. TRANSCRIPTIONAL REGULATION DURING SPERMIOGENESIS
    Prabhakara P Reddi; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The study is relevant to male reproductive health as leads can be applied to develop novel male contraceptives. The SP-10 promoter will be useful for gene therapy to treat infertility or germ cell defects. ..
  43. Understanding the genetic risk underlying racial disparities in uterine fibroids
    Digna R Velez Edwards; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Our proposed study will fundamentally change knowledge about fibroids and lay the ground work for breakthroughs in understanding mechanisms of fibroid formation and in identifying novel therapeutic approaches. ..
  44. FGF Regulation of GnRH Neurons
    PEISAN TSAI; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..This will provide insights into what changes are required to make a functional hormone- producing cell. ..
  45. A Follow-up of Children Enrolled in the Management of Myelomeningocele Study
    ELIZABETH ANN THOM; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ....
  46. Influence of Endocrine Disruptors on Reproductive Neuroendocrine Function
    JOSEPH RAYMOND KURIAN; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ....
  47. REPRODUCTIVE EPIDEMIOLOGY TRAINING GRANT
    Kurt T Barnhart; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..courses;journal clubs and clinical research conferences focusing on research issues in reproductive medicine, women's health, and/or neonatology;extensive independent readings;attendance at and participation in ..
  48. Social attachment and reproductive regulation
    HEATHER ELIZABETH WATTS; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..LAY SUMMARY: Social relationships influence both mental and reproductive health in humans. This study investigates neural mechanisms by which social attachments are formed and by which social interactions influence reproduction. ..
  49. HCO3- Conductive function of CFTR: Implications to Oral Health & Cystic Fibrosis
    MADIREDDI REDDY; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  50. The Microbial Ecology of Bacterial Vaginosis: A Fine Scale Resolution Metagenomic
    Jacques Ravel; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..This research will contribute valuable information on the causes of BV, help develop improved methods for preventing and treating BV, and may help reduce major reproductive health problems associated with BV. ..
  51. Genetics and the Environment Associated with Male Reproduction (GEAR)
    Sheela Sathyanarayana; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ....
  52. Optimizing Maternal-Child Health in Kenya
    ASOK ANTONY; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Such studies are a necessary prelude to a larger community-based longitudinal project via a NIH R01 format. 1 ..
  53. Research on the Scope and Causes of Stillbirth in the US
    Carol Hogue; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The investigators are committed to working collaboratively with other clinical centers and scientific groups to achieve the goals of the NICHD Stillbirth Network. ..
  54. 2012 Meiosis Gordon Research Conference and Gordon Research Seminar
    Nancy M Hollingsworth; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..This meeting will provide a forum for discussions that advance knowledge of reproductive health, and that define the future experimental questions aimed at understanding normal meiosis as well as the errors made by meiotic cells. ..
  55. Device for Hyperfast Scalable Vitrification of Germplasm in Large Volumes
    IGOR KATKOV; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..In Phase II, we will build a closed modular stem for hyperfast cooling, cryogenic storage and shipment, and hyperfast thawing of cells and test Krioblast-3 on real germplasm cells. ..
  56. COOPERATIVE MULTICENTER REPRODUCTIVE MEDICINE NETWORK
    Christos Coutifaris; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..clinical trials, the members of the Penn RMU are looking forward to continue their participation in the Reproductive Medicine Network...
  57. COOPERATIVE MULTICENTER REPRODUCTIVE MEDICINE NETWORK
    Yolanda R Smith; Fiscal Year: 2013
    This competitive renewal proposal describes the accomplishments of the University of Michigan Reproductive Medicine Network (RMN) site and the qualifications and experience of the research team comprised of collaborative faculty from ..
  58. Genetic & Epigenetic Modifiers of Maternal-Fetal Transfer of Toxicants & Outcomes
    Adrienne S Ettinger; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..The objective of this work is to understand how common genetic variants, involved in calcium regulation, may impact toxicant-induced pregnancy and developmental outcomes. ..
  59. AMERICAN SOCIETY OF ANDROLOGY ANNUAL MEETING
    Dolores J Lamb; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  60. Physician Attitudes toward New Biomedical HIV Prevention Interventions in Youth
    Tanya L Kowalczyk Mullins; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ....
  61. Acculturation and Reproductive Health Disparities in Mexican-Origin Adolescents
    KATE T COLEMAN MINAHAN; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..s. ..
  62. 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. ..
  63. COOPERATIVE MULTICENTER REPRODUCTIVE MEDICINE NETWORK
    Sandra Carson; Fiscal Year: 1990
    The NICHD-sponsored Multicenter Reproductive Medicine Network provide the opportunity to investigate definitively with sufficient power the role of progesterone deficiency (LPD) in the etiology of spontaneous abortion...
  64. SUPERFUND TOXIC SUBSTANCES--EXPOSURE AND DISEASE
    Karl Kelsey; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  65. INITIATING CONTRACEPTION IN AN STD CLINIC SETTING
    Judith Shlay; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..3%. Such a program has the potential of addressing comprehensive reproductive care from the context of the STD clinic and, if successful, may offer a useful model for other STD programs to consider. ..
  66. ASU-UAB EXPORT Project REAP
    Karyn Scissum Gunn; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..This well-designed developmental project establishes a strong foundation for specialized reproductive health disparities research and outreach, while strengthening the resources and collaborative linkages between ASU and UAB. ..
  67. Pregnancy Intentions of HIV-Infected Women: Forwarding a Research Agenda
    Sofia Gruskin; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The recent NICHD RFA, Addressing the Role of Pregnancy in HIV Prevention, is an important first step. ..
  68. Gender, power, and susceptibility to STDs/HIV in India
    Suneeta Krishnan; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  69. Prevention Technologies for Sexual and Reproductive Health Conference
    Susan Ivey; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Specific Aim #3. Foster new collaborations by bringing together established practitioners in the field of sexual and reproductive health with product developers and new investigators. ..
  70. Fertility Decision-Making and Reproductive Health Outcomes in the Era of Antiretr
    SHEREE SCHWARTZ; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The overall objective of this study is to further our understanding of fertility desires, reproductive decision making processes and reproductive health outcomes in HIV-positive women on treatment. ..
  71. REPRODUCTIVE MEDICINE AND THE LAW WORKSHOPS
    Robert Rebar; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..scholars and professionals to develop enlightened and coherent approaches to jurisprudence in the area of reproductive medicine so that this increasing segment of the population is able to maximize its family-building potential...