maternal welfare

Summary

Summary: Organized efforts by communities or organizations to improve the health and well-being of the mother.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Strategies for reducing maternal mortality: getting on with what works
    Oona M R Campbell
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    Lancet 368:1284-99. 2006
  2. ncbi WHO antenatal care randomised trial for the evaluation of a new model of routine antenatal care
    J Villar
    UNDP UNFPA WHO World Bank Special Programme of Research, Development, and Research Training in Human Reproduction, Department of Reproductive Health and Research, World Health Organisation, Geneva, Switzerland
    Lancet 357:1551-64. 2001
  3. pmc Methodological considerations in implementing the WHO Global Survey for Monitoring Maternal and Perinatal Health
    Archana Shah
    Department of Making Pregnancy Safer, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    Bull World Health Organ 86:126-31. 2008
  4. ncbi The impact of intimate partner violence on women's reproductive health and pregnancy outcome
    N N Sarkar
    Department of Reproductive Biology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
    J Obstet Gynaecol 28:266-71. 2008
  5. ncbi "Delivering" on the MDGs?: equity and maternal health in Ghana, Ethiopia and Kenya
    Meg Wirth
    Center for International Earth Science Information Network CIESIN, Columbia University, Palisades, NY, USA
    East Afr J Public Health 5:133-41. 2008
  6. ncbi Household knowledge and practices of newborn and maternal health in Haripur district, Pakistan
    R Khadduri
    Independent Health Consultant, formerly of Save the Children US, Islamabad, Pakistan
    J Perinatol 28:182-7. 2008
  7. ncbi Encouraging maternal health service utilization: an evaluation of the Bangladesh voucher program
    Ha T H Nguyen
    Abt Associates Inc, International Health, 4550 Montgomery Avenue, Suite 800N, Bethesda, MD 20814, USA
    Soc Sci Med 74:989-96. 2012
  8. pmc How much time is available for antenatal care consultations? Assessment of the quality of care in rural Tanzania
    Moke Magoma
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Bugando Medical Centre and Teaching Hospital, Mwanza, Tanzania
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 11:64. 2011
  9. ncbi Community-based interventions for improving perinatal and neonatal health outcomes in developing countries: a review of the evidence
    Zulfiqar A Bhutta
    Department of Pediatrics and Child Health, Aga Khan University, Stadium Road, Karachi 74800, Pakistan
    Pediatrics 115:519-617. 2005
  10. ncbi Assessing the utilization of maternal and child health care among married adolescent women: evidence from India
    Lucky Singh
    International Institute for Population Sciences IIPS, Deonar, Mumbai, India
    J Biosoc Sci 44:1-26. 2012

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Publications219 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi Strategies for reducing maternal mortality: getting on with what works
    Oona M R Campbell
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    Lancet 368:1284-99. 2006
    ..Further delays in getting on with what works begs questions about the commitment of decision-makers to this goal...
  2. ncbi WHO antenatal care randomised trial for the evaluation of a new model of routine antenatal care
    J Villar
    UNDP UNFPA WHO World Bank Special Programme of Research, Development, and Research Training in Human Reproduction, Department of Reproductive Health and Research, World Health Organisation, Geneva, Switzerland
    Lancet 357:1551-64. 2001
    ..We undertook a multicentre randomised controlled trial that compared the standard model of antenatal care with a new model that emphasises actions known to be effective in improving maternal or neonatal outcomes and has fewer clinic visits...
  3. pmc Methodological considerations in implementing the WHO Global Survey for Monitoring Maternal and Perinatal Health
    Archana Shah
    Department of Making Pregnancy Safer, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    Bull World Health Organ 86:126-31. 2008
    ..To set up a global system for monitoring maternal and perinatal health in 54 countries worldwide...
  4. ncbi The impact of intimate partner violence on women's reproductive health and pregnancy outcome
    N N Sarkar
    Department of Reproductive Biology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
    J Obstet Gynaecol 28:266-71. 2008
    ..Educating and empowering women and upgrading their socioeconomic status may abate the incidence of IPV. Women should also seek protection against IPV...
  5. ncbi "Delivering" on the MDGs?: equity and maternal health in Ghana, Ethiopia and Kenya
    Meg Wirth
    Center for International Earth Science Information Network CIESIN, Columbia University, Palisades, NY, USA
    East Afr J Public Health 5:133-41. 2008
    ..The study highlights the interactive and multiple forms of disadvantage and demonstrates that equity monitoring for the MDGs is possible, even given current data limitations...
  6. ncbi Household knowledge and practices of newborn and maternal health in Haripur district, Pakistan
    R Khadduri
    Independent Health Consultant, formerly of Save the Children US, Islamabad, Pakistan
    J Perinatol 28:182-7. 2008
    ..To learn about household maternal and newborn health knowledge and practices to aid the design of newborn programming within Save the Children's Haripur Program...
  7. ncbi Encouraging maternal health service utilization: an evaluation of the Bangladesh voucher program
    Ha T H Nguyen
    Abt Associates Inc, International Health, 4550 Montgomery Avenue, Suite 800N, Bethesda, MD 20814, USA
    Soc Sci Med 74:989-96. 2012
    ..The Bangladesh voucher program is a useful example for other developing countries interested in improving maternal health service utilization...
  8. pmc How much time is available for antenatal care consultations? Assessment of the quality of care in rural Tanzania
    Moke Magoma
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Bugando Medical Centre and Teaching Hospital, Mwanza, Tanzania
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 11:64. 2011
    ....
  9. ncbi Community-based interventions for improving perinatal and neonatal health outcomes in developing countries: a review of the evidence
    Zulfiqar A Bhutta
    Department of Pediatrics and Child Health, Aga Khan University, Stadium Road, Karachi 74800, Pakistan
    Pediatrics 115:519-617. 2005
    ..A comprehensive review of the evidence base for impact of interventions on neonatal health and survival in developing-country communities has not been reported...
  10. ncbi Assessing the utilization of maternal and child health care among married adolescent women: evidence from India
    Lucky Singh
    International Institute for Population Sciences IIPS, Deonar, Mumbai, India
    J Biosoc Sci 44:1-26. 2012
    ..Moreover, there should be substantial financial assistance for the provision of delivery and child care for married women below the age of 19 years...
  11. ncbi Maternal health-seeking behavior and associated factors in a rural Nigerian community
    K M Osubor
    Department of Community Medicine, University of Benin Teaching Hospital, Benin City, Nigeria
    Matern Child Health J 10:159-69. 2006
    ..To assess maternal health services and health-seeking behavior in a rural community (Ologbo), located in the South-south zone of Nigeria...
  12. ncbi Factors associated with unfavourable birth outcomes in Kenya
    M Magadi
    African Population and Health Research Center, Population Council, Nairobi, Kenya
    J Biosoc Sci 33:199-225. 2001
    ..The odds of unfavourable birth outcomes vary significantly between women. In addition, the odds of Caesarean section deliveries vary between districts, after taking into account the individual-level characteristics of the woman...
  13. 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...
  14. ncbi Saving the lives of South Africa's mothers, babies, and children: can the health system deliver?
    Mickey Chopra
    Health Systems Research Unit, Medical Research Council, Cape Town, South Africa
    Lancet 374:835-46. 2009
    ..The costs are affordable and the key gap is leadership and effective implementation at every level of the health system, including national and local accountability for service provision...
  15. pmc Trends in use of referral hospital services for care of sick newborns in a community-based intervention in Tangail District, Bangladesh
    Sanwarul Bari
    ICDDR, B, GPO Box 128, Dhaka 1000, Bangladesh
    J Health Popul Nutr 24:519-29. 2006
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  16. ncbi Maternal mortality: who, when, where, and why
    Carine Ronsmans
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Lancet 368:1189-200. 2006
    ..Inequalities in the risk of maternal death exist everywhere. Targeting of interventions to the most vulnerable--rural populations and poor people--is essential if substantial progress is to be achieved by 2015...
  17. ncbi [Systematic review of near miss maternal morbidity]
    Joao Paulo Souza
    Faculdade de Ciencias Medicas, Universidade Estadual de Campinas, CP 6181 Campinas, SP 13081 881, Brazil
    Cad Saude Publica 22:255-64. 2006
    ..The study of near miss maternal morbidity can help improve obstetric care and support the struggle against maternal mortality...
  18. ncbi Vouchers as demand side financing instruments for health care: a review of the Bangladesh maternal voucher scheme
    Jean Olivier Schmidt
    Deutsche Gesellschaft für Technische Zusammenarbeit GTZ GmbH, Gulshan 1, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Health Policy 96:98-107. 2010
    ..In Bangladesh, a maternal health DSF pilot in 33 sub-districts was launched in 2007. We report the results of a rapid review of this scheme undertaken during 2008 after 1 year of its setup...
  19. ncbi Generation of political priority for global health initiatives: a framework and case study of maternal mortality
    Jeremy Shiffman
    Department of Public Administration, Maxwell School of Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY 13244 1020, USA
    Lancet 370:1370-9. 2007
    ..We use the framework and case study to suggest areas for future research on the determinants of political priority for global health initiatives, which is a subject that has attracted much speculation but little scholarship...
  20. pmc MaiMwana women's groups: a community mobilisation intervention to improve mother and child health and reduce mortality in rural Malawi
    Mikey Rosato
    Centre for International Health and Development, UCL, Institute of Child Health, 30 Guilford St, London WC1N 1EH
    Malawi Med J 22:112-9. 2010
    ..Their impact, implementation and cost-effectiveness have been rigorously evaluated through a randomized controlled trial design. The results of these evaluations will be reported in 2011...
  21. ncbi Empowerment of women, men, families and communities: true partners for improving maternal and newborn health
    A Portela
    The Making Pregnancy Safer Initiative, Department of Reproductive Health and Research, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    Br Med Bull 67:59-72. 2003
    ..The authors in this paper would like to contribute to ongoing discussions about the 'how' of working with women, men, families and communities for improved maternal and newborn health...
  22. ncbi Changes and equity in use of maternal health care in China: from 1991 to 2003
    Zhuochun Wu
    Department of Health Statistics and Social Medicine, Fudan University School of Public Health, Shanghai 200032, People s Republic of China
    Matern Child Health J 16:501-9. 2012
    ..This was probably due to both socio-economic development and targeted investments in improving health services. However, significant gaps remained, requiring attention...
  23. ncbi Human resources and access to maternal health care
    P ten Hoope-Bender
    Partnership for Maternal, Newborn and Child Health, Secretariat c o World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 94:226-33. 2006
    ..Without such coherent human resource planning, a large number of countries will fail to reduce maternal and newborn mortality...
  24. pmc Ethics in public health research: minding the gaps: a reassessment of the challenges to safe motherhood
    Wendy J Graham
    Maternal Mortality Programme Assessment IMMPACT, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, Scotland
    Am J Public Health 97:978-83. 2007
    ..Capitalizing on current global policy interests and generating demand-driven evidence is a priority for enabling documentation of progress toward reaching the United Nations Millennium Development Goals for 2015...
  25. pmc Antenatal care in The Gambia: missed opportunity for information, education and communication
    Samuel E Anya
    Reproductive Health Research Unit, School of Medicine and Allied Health Sciences, University of The Gambia, MDI Road, Kanifing, The Gambia
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 8:9. 2008
    ..We examined the provision of information and education in antenatal clinics from the perspective of pregnant women attending these clinics...
  26. ncbi Risk factors for severe post partum haemorrhage in Mulago hospital, Kampala, Uganda
    J Wandabwa
    Walter Sisulu University, Private Bag Xl Unitra, Mthatha 5117, South Africa
    East Afr Med J 85:64-71. 2008
    ..To determine the risk factors for severe postpartum haemorrhage...
  27. pmc Maternal mental health predicts risk of developmental problems at 3 years of age: follow up of a community based trial
    Suzanne C Tough
    Department of Paediatrics, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, T2T 5C7, Canada
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 8:16. 2008
    ..The objective of this study was to estimate the prevalence of risk for developmental problems among preschool children born to medically low risk women and identify factors that influence outcomes...
  28. ncbi WHO systematic review of randomised controlled trials of routine antenatal care
    G Carroli
    Centro Rosarino de Estudios Perinatales, Pueyrredon 985, 2000, Rosario, Argentina
    Lancet 357:1565-70. 2001
    ....
  29. ncbi Physical activity during pregnancy and maternal-child health outcomes: a systematic literature review
    Michael Maia Schlüssel
    Instituto de Nutricao Josue de Castro, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil
    Cad Saude Publica 24:s531-44. 2008
    ..Further research is needed to fill these gaps and provide guidelines on the intensity, duration, and frequency of physical activity during pregnancy...
  30. ncbi Vitamin D supplementation during pregnancy: safety considerations in the design and interpretation of clinical trials
    D E Roth
    Division of Pediatric Medicine, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, ON, Canada
    J Perinatol 31:449-59. 2011
    ..Antenatal vitamin D supplementation trials should incorporate a range of methods for objectively establishing maternal and fetal safety, and aim to identify the lowest doses of vitamin D required to achieve target outcomes...
  31. ncbi The effect of addressing demand for as well as supply of emergency obstetric care in Dinajpur, Bangladesh
    J Hossain
    NGO Services Delivery Program NSDP, CARE, Bangladesh
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 92:320-8. 2006
    ..The Dinajpur SafeMother Initiative (DSI) was designed to test the impact of several interventions on use of obstetric services in government health facilities in Northwestern Bangladesh during 1998-2001...
  32. ncbi Maternal obesity and breast-feeding practices
    Ruowei Li
    Division of Nutrition and Physical Activity, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341 3717, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 77:931-6. 2003
    ..Maternal obesity has been associated with poor lactation in animal models, but the results of related research in humans are inconclusive...
  33. ncbi Improving the maternal mortality ratio in Zhejiang Province, China, 1988-2008
    Liqian Qiu
    Women s Hospital, Zhejiang University, School of Medicine, Hangzhou, China
    Midwifery 26:544-8. 2010
    ..The aim of this paper is to describe the progress made in maternal health care in Zhejiang Province, China over 20 years in reducing the maternal mortality ratio (MMR)...
  34. ncbi Contraceptive use, birth spacing, and autonomy: an analysis of the Oportunidades program in rural Mexico
    Becca S Feldman
    Braun School of Public Health and Community Medicine, Hebrew University and Hadassah Medical Center, P O Box 12272, Jerusalem, 91120, Israel
    Stud Fam Plann 40:51-62. 2009
    ..Findings from this study may be useful for helping program planners better understand the role of conditional cash transfers in modifying family planning and fertility among poor rural women in Latin America...
  35. ncbi Does type of household affect maternal health? Evidence from India
    Nandita Saikia
    International Institute for Population Sciences, Mumbai, India
    J Biosoc Sci 41:329-53. 2009
    ..Women in nuclear households are more likely to utilize these services compared with women in joint households. However, an association between type of household and BMI was not found...
  36. ncbi Linkages among reproductive health, maternal health, and perinatal outcomes
    Zulfiqar A Bhutta
    Division of Women and Child Health, The Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan
    Semin Perinatol 34:434-45. 2010
    ..This would also allow for greater efficiency in training, monitoring, and supervision of health care workers and would also help families and communities to access and use services easily...
  37. ncbi The state of political priority for safe motherhood in India
    J Shiffman
    Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY 13244 1020, USA
    BJOG 114:785-90. 2007
    ..This paper draws on public policy theory to analyse the Indian experience and to develop guidance for safe motherhood policy communities in other high maternal mortality countries seeking to make this cause a political priority...
  38. pmc Toward a strategic approach for reducing disparities in infant mortality
    Carol J Rowland Hogue
    Department of Epidemiology, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, 1518 Clifton Road NE, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Am J Public Health 92:552-6. 2002
    ..Effective action in these areas would not only improve infant mortality overall; it would also reduce racial and ethnic disparities in infant health...
  39. ncbi Variation between last-menstrual-period and clinical estimates of gestational age in vital records
    Cheng Qin
    Division of Reproductive Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 167:646-52. 2008
    ..This finding deserves particular attention and further investigation...
  40. ncbi Reducing infant mortality rates using the perinatal periods of risk model
    Paulette G Burns
    Texas Christian University, Fort Worth, Texas 76129, USA
    Public Health Nurs 22:2-7. 2005
    ..The PPOR model was helpful in targeting interventions to reduce fetal-infant mortality based on the prioritization of contributing factors...
  41. ncbi Detours and shortcuts on the road to maternal mortality reduction
    Deborah Maine
    Department of International Health, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Lancet 370:1380-2. 2007
  42. ncbi Safe motherhood in Pakistan
    Sadiqua Jafarey
    Ziauddin University, Karachi, Pakistan
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 102:179-85. 2008
    ..Despite numerous initiatives, it is uncertain whether Pakistan will achieve Millennium Development Goals 4 and 5 by 2015...
  43. ncbi Safe Motherhood interventions in low-income countries: an economic justification and evidence of cost effectiveness
    M Jowett
    International Programme, Centre for Health Economics, University of York, YO10 5DD, York, UK
    Health Policy 53:201-28. 2000
    ..Further work on the cost effectiveness of safe motherhood interventions would provide useful information for policy makers concerned with reducing maternal mortality in the most efficient manner possible...
  44. ncbi Home visiting by paraprofessionals and by nurses: a randomized, controlled trial
    David L Olds
    Prevention Research Center for Family and Child Health, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, Colorado 80220, USA
    Pediatrics 110:486-96. 2002
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  45. ncbi Opportunities to improve maternal health literacy through antenatal education: an exploratory study
    S Renkert
    Department of Public Health and Community Medicine, A27, University of Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia
    Health Promot Int 16:381-8. 2001
    ..Work continues on the development of the tools that will be needed to support this change...
  46. ncbi Safer maternal health in rural Uttar Pradesh: do primary health services contribute?
    S RamaRao
    International Programs Division, Population Council, New York 10017, USA
    Health Policy Plan 16:256-63. 2001
    ..Reductions in maternal mortality would require interventions to improve service delivery as well as community mobilization to improve utilization of services, especially in life-threatening situations...
  47. pmc Collapsing the vertical-horizontal divide: an ethnographic study of evidence-based policymaking in maternal health
    Dominique P Behague
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Sciences, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, United Kingdom
    Am J Public Health 98:644-9. 2008
    ....
  48. ncbi A framework for a new approach to antenatal care
    N Gerein
    Nuffield Institute for Health, University of Leeds, 71 75 Clarendon Road, LS2 9PL, Leeds, UK
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 80:175-82. 2003
    ..Policy and program changes are required in: professional mandates for ANC providers, organization of ANC services, service protocols, training programs, policy towards TBAs, referral care, and service support systems...
  49. ncbi Ensuring effective Essential Obstetric Care in resource poor settings
    E J Kongnyuy
    Maternal and Newborn Health Unit, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, UK
    BJOG 116:41-7. 2009
    ..This paper also identifies the barriers to accessing EOC and proposes strategies to overcome them which could contribute to achieving Millennium Development Goal 5...
  50. pmc PRISM (Program of Resources, Information and Support for Mothers): a community-randomised trial to reduce depression and improve women's physical health six months after birth [ISRCTN03464021]
    Judith Lumley
    Mother and Child Health Research, La Trobe University, 251 Faraday St, Carlton, Victoria 3053, Australia
    BMC Public Health 6:37. 2006
    ..Fewer than one in three seek help in primary care despite frequent health care contacts...
  51. ncbi Maternal mortality at the State Specialist Hospital Bauchi, Northern Nigeria
    A G Mairiga
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Maiduguri Teaching Hospital, P M B 1414, Maiduguri, Nigeria
    East Afr Med J 86:25-30. 2009
    ..To analyse and document our experiences with maternal mortality with the view of finding the trends over the last seven years, common causes and attributing socio-demographic factors...
  52. ncbi Strengthening public health priority-setting through research on fistula, maternal health, and health inequities
    M Bangser
    Women s Dignity Project, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 99:S16-20. 2007
    ..Findings from 4 studies conducted by the Women's Dignity Project and partners on the subjects of obstetric fistula, maternal mortality and morbidity, and health inequities are presented...
  53. ncbi A medical birth registry at Kilimanjaro Christian Medical Centre
    Per Bergsjø
    Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Division of Epidemiology, P O Box 4404 Nydalen, NO 0403 Oslo, Norway
    East Afr J Public Health 4:1-4. 2007
    ..To establish a medical birth registry intended to serve clinical, administrative and research purposes...
  54. pmc Associations of gestational weight gain with short- and longer-term maternal and child health outcomes
    Emily Oken
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 170:173-80. 2009
    ..For obese women, the lowest-risk weight change was weight loss in all models. Recommendations for gestational weight gain for obese women should be revised...
  55. ncbi Integrated perinatal health framework. A multiple determinants model with a life span approach
    Dawn P Misra
    Women s and Children s Health Policy Center, Department of Population and Family Health Sciences, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Am J Prev Med 25:65-75. 2003
    ..A new approach is needed if we are to achieve improvements in perinatal health...
  56. ncbi Obstetric audit in resource-poor settings: lessons from a multi-country project auditing 'near miss' obstetrical emergencies
    Veronique Filippi
    Maternal Health Programme, Health Policy Unit, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Health Policy Plan 19:57-66. 2004
    ..Sustainability requires a commitment to audit from policy makers and managers at higher levels of the health system and some devolution of resources for implementing recommendations...
  57. ncbi Intimate partner violence during pregnancy: incidence and associated health behaviors in a rural population
    Beth A Bailey
    Department of Family Medicine, James H Quillen College of Medicine, East Tennessee State University, P O Box 70621, Johnson City, TN 37614, USA
    Matern Child Health J 11:495-503. 2007
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  58. pmc Maternal health situation in India: a case study
    Kranti S Vora
    Centre for Management of Health Services, India Institute of Management, Vastrapur, Ahmedabad, India
    J Health Popul Nutr 27:184-201. 2009
    ..It also stresses the need for regulation of the private sector and encourages further public-private partnerships and policies, along with a strong political will and improved management capacity for improving maternal health...
  59. pmc Public-sector maternal health programmes and services for rural Bangladesh
    Malay Kanti Mridha
    Public Health Sciences Division, ICDDR, B, G P O Box 128, Dhaka 1000, Bangladesh
    J Health Popul Nutr 27:124-38. 2009
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  60. ncbi Racial and ethnic disparities in birth outcomes: a life-course perspective
    Michael C Lu
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Center for Healthier Children, Families, and Communities, UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Matern Child Health J 7:13-30. 2003
    ..These risk factors during pregnancy, however, do not adequately account for the disparities...
  61. pmc Maternal health: a case study of Rajasthan
    Sharad D Iyengar
    Action Research and Training for Health, 772 Fatehpura, Udaipur 313 001, India
    J Health Popul Nutr 27:271-92. 2009
    ..The recent scheme of Janani Suraksha Yojana provides an opportunity to improve maternal and neonatal health, provided the quality issues can be adequately addressed...
  62. pmc Design of the New Life(style) study: a randomised controlled trial to optimise maternal weight development during pregnancy. [ISRCTN85313483]
    Ellen Althuizen
    Department of Public and Occupational Health, EMGO Institute, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Public Health 6:168. 2006
    ..In this paper the design of the New Life(style) study is described as well as the content of the individually tailored intervention program, which focuses on controlling weight development during pregnancy...
  63. pmc Innovations and challenges in reducing maternal mortality in Tamil Nadu, India
    P Padmanaban
    Public Health Administration, National Health Systems Resource Centre, National Rural Health Mission, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, New Delhi, India
    J Health Popul Nutr 27:202-19. 2009
    ..Despite substantial progress, there is some scope for further improvement of quality of infrastructure and services. The paper draws out lessons for other states and countries in the region...
  64. pmc Maternal mortality-reduction programme in Andhra Pradesh
    M Prakasamma
    Academy for Nursing Studies, Flat 215, Amruthaville Apartments, Rajbhavan Road, Hyderabad 500 082, Andhra Pradesh, India
    J Health Popul Nutr 27:220-34. 2009
    ..Third, there was little emphasis on developing a cadre of midwives who would have primarily focused on maternal health. Lastly, the low status of women in the state has hampered timely referral and access to services...
  65. pmc Maternal healthcare financing: Gujarat's Chiranjeevi Scheme and its beneficiaries
    Ramesh Bhat
    Indian Institute of Management, Vastrapur, Ahmedabad 380 015, India
    J Health Popul Nutr 27:249-58. 2009
    ..Such a financing scheme could be replicated in other states and countries to address the cost barrier, especially in areas where high numbers of private specialists are available...
  66. pmc Magnitude of maternal morbidity during labor and delivery: United States, 1993-1997
    Isabella Danel
    National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Am J Public Health 93:631-4. 2003
    ..This study sought to determine the prevalence of maternal morbidity during labor and delivery in the United States...
  67. pmc Maternal health in Gujarat, India: a case study
    Dileep V Mavalankar
    Centre for Management of Health Services, Indian Institute of Management, Vastrapur, Ahmedabad 380015, India
    J Health Popul Nutr 27:235-48. 2009
    ..However, all these interventions can only take place if there are substantially-increased political will and social awareness...
  68. pmc Study of blood-transfusion services in Maharashtra and Gujarat States, India
    K V Ramani
    Centre for Management of Health Services, Indian Institute of Management, Vastrapur, Ahmedabad 380 015, India
    J Health Popul Nutr 27:259-70. 2009
    ..Maharashtra provides a good model for improvement. Unless this is done, access to blood in rural areas may remain poor...
  69. ncbi The challenges of improving emergency obstetric care in two rural districts in Mali
    S A Otchere
    Save the Children US, Washington DC, USA
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 99:173-82. 2007
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  70. pmc Maternal and newborn-care practices during pregnancy, childbirth, and the postnatal period: a comparison in three rural districts in Bangladesh
    S Barnett
    UCL Centre for International Health and Development, Institute of Child Health, University College London, 30 Guilford Street, London WC1N 1EH, UK
    J Health Popul Nutr 24:394-402. 2006
    ..The results suggest that maternal and newborn-care remains a cause of concern in rural Bangladesh. Short-term policies to promote healthy behaviour in the home are needed, in addition to the long-term goal of skilled birth attendance...
  71. pmc Maternal and child health: is South Asia ready for change?
    Zulfiqar A Bhutta
    Aga Khan University, Karachi 74800, Pakistan
    BMJ 328:816-9. 2004
  72. pmc Market failure and the poverty of new drugs in maternal health
    Nicholas M Fisk
    Imperial College London, London, United Kingdom
    PLoS Med 5:e22. 2008
  73. ncbi Improving the availability of emergency obstetric care in conflict-affected settings
    S K Krause
    Reproductive Health Programme Women s Commission for Refugee Women and Children, New York, NY 10168 1289, USA
    Glob Public Health 1:205-28. 2006
    ..The project demonstrated that a great deal more can and should be done by humanitarian workers to improve the availability of basic and comprehensive emergency obstetric services in conflict-affected settings...
  74. ncbi Improvement in maternal health literacy among pregnant women who did not complete compulsory education: policy implications for community care services
    Mayumi Ohnishi
    International Health and Medicine, Graduate School of Tokyo Medical and Dental University, 1 5 45 Yushima, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo, 113 8519, Japan
    Health Policy 72:157-64. 2005
    ....
  75. ncbi The effect of maternal obesity on initiation and duration of breast-feeding in Greece: the GENESIS study
    Yannis Manios
    Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, Harokopio University, Kallithea, Athens, Greece
    Public Health Nutr 12:517-24. 2009
    ....
  76. ncbi Preventing and treating obesity in girls and young women to curb the epidemic
    John G Kral
    Department of Surgery, Box 40, SUNY Downstate Medical Center, 450 Clarkson Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11203, USA
    Obes Res 12:1539-46. 2004
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  77. ncbi Involving husbands in safe motherhood: effects of the SUAMI SIAGA campaign in Indonesia
    Corinne L Shefner-Rogers
    Johns Hopkins University, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Department of Population and Family Health Sciences, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    J Health Commun 9:233-58. 2004
    ..We suggest that communication campaigns to educate husbands and to stimulate discussion about the innovative concept of birth preparedness may contribute to improved birth outcomes in Indonesia...
  78. ncbi Assessment of risk factors for low birth weight deliveries
    Judith N Lasker
    Department of Sociology and Anthropology, Lehigh University, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania 18015, USA
    Health Care Women Int 26:262-80. 2005
    ..Results were incorporated into training in best practices for prenatal care in the city's prenatal clinics...
  79. ncbi Methodological issues in the measurement of birth preparedness in support of safe motherhood
    Cynthia K Stanton
    Department of Population and Family Health Sciences, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, USA
    Eval Rev 28:179-200. 2004
    ..Solutions are proposed to address each of these problems in an effort to improve future research...
  80. pmc Causes of maternal mortality decline in Matlab, Bangladesh
    Mahbub Elahi Chowdhury
    Public Health Sciences Division, ICDDR, B, G P O Box 128, Dhaka 1000, Bangladesh
    J Health Popul Nutr 27:108-23. 2009
    ..To achieve the Millenium Development Goal 5 targets, policies that bring further improved comprehensive EmOC, strengthened family-planning services, and expanded education of females are essential...
  81. ncbi An alternative strategy to reduce maternal mortality
    Anthony Costello
    UCL Centre for International Health and Development, Institute of Child Health, University College London, London WC1 1EH, UK
    Lancet 368:1477-9. 2006
  82. ncbi Where is maternal and child health now?
    Joy E Lawn
    Saving Newborn Lives Save the Children USA, Pinelands, Cape Town 7405, South Africa
    Lancet 368:1474-7. 2006
  83. ncbi Maternal health in poor countries: the broader context and a call for action
    Veronique Filippi
    Maternal and Neonatal Health Group, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    Lancet 368:1535-41. 2006
    ..Finally, after examining the political and financial context, we call for action. The need for strategic vision, financial resources, human resources, and information are discussed...
  84. ncbi Application of the social ecological model in folic acid public health initiatives
    Lisa A Quinn
    Gannon University, Villa Maria School of Nursing, 109 University Square, Erie, PA 16541 0001, USA
    J Obstet Gynecol Neonatal Nurs 34:672-81. 2005
    ..This article analyzes the use of the social ecological model in folic acid public health initiatives and emphasizes assessing the outcomes of such initiatives...
  85. ncbi Socio demographic profile and presentations of patients with ruptured gravid uterus in Calabar Nigeria
    E I Ekanem
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology College of Medical Sciences University of Calabar, Calabar
    Niger J Med 17:78-82. 2008
    ..To study the Socio-demographic profiles and mode of clinical presentations of with uterine rupture in pregnancy in Calabar, Nigeria...
  86. ncbi Risk screening, emergency care, and lay concepts of complications during pregnancy in Chiapas, Mexico
    Rolando Tinoco-Ojanguren
    Centro de Investigaciones en Salud de Comitan and El Colegio de la Frontera Sur, Chiapas, Mexico
    Soc Sci Med 66:1057-69. 2008
    ..Findings reported here center on a rich description of the latter: lay versus clinical criteria for risk of antepartum complication...
  87. ncbi Yoga: empowering women to give birth
    Nerissa Fields
    Pract Midwife 11:30-2. 2008
  88. ncbi Gestational diabetes in rural East Africa: a call to action
    Willibald Zeck
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Medical University of Graz, Austria
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 17:403-11. 2008
    ....
  89. ncbi Low maternal weight: effects on maternal and infant health during pregnancy
    Emma Derbyshire
    Manchester Metropolitan University, Manchester
    Nurs Stand 22:43-6. 2007
    ..Women need to be provided with clear, consistent information about how much weight they should gain during pregnancy and the adverse effects of a low pre-pregnancy body weight and insufficient weight gain during pregnancy...
  90. ncbi Smoking patterns and outcomes in a population of pregnant women with other substance use disorders
    Lucy Burns
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Nicotine Tob Res 10:969-74. 2008
    ..Further research should identify the models of tobacco cessation most suited to women who also use other substances during pregnancy...
  91. ncbi [Perinatal care and safe motherhood]
    Xing Hua Huang
    Zhonghua Fu Chan Ke Za Zhi 38:468-70. 2003
  92. ncbi Preconceptual care: why we need Foresight. Part 2: from pollution to pesticides
    Nim Barnes
    Foresight, Bognor Regis, West Sussex
    Pract Midwife 10:34-7. 2007
  93. ncbi Preconceptual care: why we need Foresight. Part 1: From diet to drugs
    Nim Barnes
    Foresight
    Pract Midwife 10:28-33. 2007
  94. ncbi Dietary and lifestyle interventions to limit weight gain during pregnancy for obese or overweight women: a systematic review
    Jodie M Dodd
    The Discipline of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, The University of Adelaide, Adelaide, Australia
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 87:702-6. 2008
    ..To assess the benefits and harm of dietary and lifestyle interventions during pregnancy to improve maternal and infant outcomes for pregnant women who are overweight or obese...
  95. ncbi Adverse birth outcomes associated with maternal smoking and polymorphisms in the N-Nitrosamine-metabolizing enzyme genes NQO1 and CYP2E1
    Seiko Sasaki
    Department of Public Health, Graduate School of Medicine, Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan
    Am J Epidemiol 167:719-26. 2008
    ..These results may help in directing smoking cessation interventions during pregnancy, especially among susceptible women...
  96. doi Identify and treat perinatal depression: for the sake of the baby!
    Elsa Lena Ryding
    Department of Woman and Child Health, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Acta Paediatr 97:697-8. 2008
  97. ncbi [Social and health factors of respiratory distress syndrome in preterm infants]
    Włodzimierz Borkowski
    Centrum Medyczne Kształcenia Podyplomowego, Warszawa
    Ginekol Pol 78:856-60. 2007
    ..to investigate the impact of social and health factors on respiratory distress syndrome (RDS) among preterm neonates...
  98. ncbi Quality of antenatal care and its dose-response relationship with birth weight in a maternal and child health training institute in Bangladesh
    Selina Khatun
    Institute of Epidemiology Disease Control and Research, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    J Biosoc Sci 40:321-37. 2008
    ....
  99. ncbi Pregnancy and perinatal health in Inner Mongolia, China, 1996-1999
    Z Liu
    Ba Men Anti Epidemic Station, Ba Men, Inner Mongolia, China
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 99:127-31. 2007
    ..To obtain descriptive measures of maternal and perinatal health in the Ba Men Region of Inner Mongolia, China...
  100. ncbi Midwifery care of poor and vulnerable women, 1925-2003
    Jeanne Raisler
    University of Michigan School of Nursing, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    J Midwifery Womens Health 50:113-21. 2005
    ..Health disparities, cultural studies, obstetric interventions, and poor women's experiences of childbirth and midwifery care are important topics for future research...
  101. ncbi Prune belly syndrome and associated malformations. A 13-year experience from a developing country
    H M Salihu
    Department of Maternal and Child Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1665 University Boulevard, Room 320, Birmingham, Alabama 35294, USA
    West Indian Med J 52:281-4. 2003
    ..In conclusion, Cameroonian babies with prune belly syndrome presented with clinical features that were comparable to those observed in developed nations...

Research Grants70

  1. Pregnancy Related Weight Gain: A Link to Obesity
    Anna Maria Siega Riz; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..These data, both the quantitative and qualitative, will be used to identify modifiable behaviors for pregnant women that are associated with gaining weight above the recommended ranges and postpartum weight retention. ..
  2. Society for Pediatric & Perinatal Epidemiologic Research
    Anna Maria Siega Riz; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ....
  3. INTERNET--HOME BASED TREATMENT FOR ADOLESCENT SMOKERS
    Christi Patten; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..Adolescents will be recruited for participation in the study from four geographically and ethnically diverse locations. The study will be conducted by the Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN and the University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI. ..
  4. MOOD MANAGEMENT TRAINING FOR ALCOHOL DEPENDENT SMOKERS
    Christi Patten; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Dependent measures include 7-day point prevalence smoking abstinence verified with expired air carbon monoxide and alcohol and drug abstinence verified with breathalyzer, urine drug screen and informant report. ..
  5. Dine College/Mayo Clinic: Developing Cancer Researchers
    Christi Patten; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  6. Maternal overnutrition and offspring fat mass, metabolic and vascular function.
    Debbie Lawlor; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  7. Tobacco Cessation Treatment for Pregnant Alaska Natives
    Christi Patten; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The overall health related objective of this line of research is to develop effective treatment programs with and for Alaska Native pregnant women that will ultimately reduce the risk of tobacco-related disease. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  8. Intervention for Support Persons to Help Smokers Quit
    Christi Patten; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Support persons (N=60) will be recruited and randomly assigned to self-help intervention or telephone counseling. The smokers will be enrolled as study subjects but will be contacted for assessments only. ..
  9. Maternal fatty acids, birth weight and child development
    Emily Oken; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  10. Mechanisms for Relations of Domestic Violence to Poor Maternal and Infant Health
    Jay Silverman; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  11. WHO MULTICENTER GROWTH REFERENCE STUDY: U.S. SITE
    Kathryn Dewey; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..The data will be pooled by WHO to create a new growth reference, applicable to all infants and children internationally. ..
  12. Impact of adolescent pregnancy on nutritional status
    Joanne Katz; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Measures of nutritional status at birth include weight, length, head, chest and mid upper arm circumference. Growth of these infants through 6 months of age will also be examined, as will hemoglobin and serum retinol at 3 months of age. ..
  13. Illicit Drug Use and Associated Social Factors: Effects on Birth Outcomes
    Ashley Schempf; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The community and individual factors related to drug use during pregnancy will be evaluated to inform effective prevention strategies. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  14. IMPACT TOTAL WORKLOAD--MATERNAL POSTPARTUM HEALTH/QOL
    Patricia McGovern; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Knowledge of these factors will facilitate the design and testing of policy and programmatic interventions relevant to employers, policy makers and occupational health providers. ..
  15. Infant Outcomes and Depression Treatment in Pregnancy
    Sheila Marcus; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Does the infant LHPA impact neonatal regulation of feeding and sleep? 5. Do pharmacologic treatments during pregnancy differentially impact neonatal state regulation due to withdrawal? For how long? ..
  16. Development of the Partner Violence Perpetration Among *
    Jay Silverman; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..This comparison will be vital to determining whether the risk and protective factors identified are relevant to present interventions for men who batter their female partners. ..
  17. Postpartum Depression in a Pediatric Clinic
    Linda Chaudron; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The candidate and this research project will lead to the creation of such a model. ..
  18. FOLLOW-UP OF FAMILIES IN EARLY PREVENTIVE INTERVENTION
    David Olds; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ....
  19. Prenatal Alcohol Exposure: Adult Neurocognition
    Claire Coles; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable]..
  20. Changes in sexual function following bariatric surgery
    DAVID SARWER; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The proposed study is innovative, as it will provide new and important information on the long-term effects of bariatric surgery on these important areas of quality of life. ..
  21. Rett syndrome: determinants of outcome and burden
    Helen Leonard; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Feedback to families on study progress will be given through the study Web site. ..
  22. Acupuncture and Low Back Pain during Pregnancy
    Shu Ming Wang; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  23. Prenatal Tobacco Use: Auditory Processing and Language
    Claire Coles; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..All analyses will control for other contributions to outcomes (i.e., Alcohol exposure, Caregiving potential, Quality of Caregiving, including language environment, Child Health and Hearing). ..
  24. Enhancing Oral Health Care Use by HIV-Positives
    Lisa R Metsch; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..An interdisciplinary team of behavioral and clinical research scientists with experience in developing and evaluating health care and prevention interventions targeting low income, HIV+s will conduct this research. ..
  25. MOLECULAR MECHANISMS OF CD4+ T CELL DYSFUNCTION IN SIV
    Aftab Ansari; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..abstract_text> ..
  26. Maternal HIV: Intervention to Assist Disclosure to Children
    Debra Murphy; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Few interventions, other than for prevention or medication adherence, are available for women living with HIV;this study will evaluate an intervention that will help HIV-positive mothers deal with a serious family issue. ..
  27. A Home Exercise Program (DVD) for Women with Infants and Young Children
    Cheryl Albright; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  28. The Feasibility of Replacement Feeding as an HIV Prevention Method in Malawi
    Margaret Bentley; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  29. Occupational Pesticide Exposure of Parents and Brain Tumor Risk in Children
    Greta Bunin; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..The proposed study will provide information on the usefulness of these approaches. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  30. Prenatal Ultrasound And Birth Defects
    DOROTHY WALLER; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Estimates of sensitivity and specificity will be calculated for each of 38 different categories of malformations. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  31. Understanding Barriers to Oral Health Care In Pregnancy: The First Step to Improv
    Kim Boggess; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  32. Prevention among HIV+ Crack Users in the Hospital
    Lisa Metsch; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The primary outcome of the study will be to reduce unprotected sex. Secondary outcomes will include increasing the use of HIV primary outpatient cars and increasing readiness for and entry to drug treatment. ..
  33. ACTIVE MOMS: Physical Activity Intervention for Women with Gestational Diabetes
    Danielle Downs; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..g., excessive maternal weight gain, need for insulin), and infant outcomes (e.g., birth weight). [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  34. Effect of high dairy, high non-dairy and low calcium diet on weight and fat loss
    JANET WHATLEY BLUM; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  35. Physical Activity in Women with Infants
    CHERYL LYNN ALBRIGHT; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..This study will serve as a model for the design and implementation of PA interventions for at-risk ethnic minority postpartum women. ..
  36. MEASURING INTERPERSONAL PROCESSES IN DIVERSE PATIENTS
    Anita Stewart; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Interventions arising from such studies could contribute to quality improvements in caring for diverse groups. ..
  37. CD4 T Cell Activation in SIV+Disease Resistant Mangabeys
    Aftab Ansari; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..abstract_text> ..
  38. Historic Traffic Exposure Maps for Cancer Studies
    Paul English; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ....
  39. Behavioral factors and dietary change in WHTFSMP
    Alok Bhargava; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Overall, the results will facilitate the design of policies for improving health of especially minority women in the United States and will be useful for analyses of the Women's Health Initiative data. ..
  40. OVERWEIGHT STATUS AFTER CHILDBIRTH
    Lorraine Walker; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ....
  41. ACCULTURATION AND CHILD HEALTH OUTCOMES IN LATINOS
    Elena Fuentes Afflick; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..abstract_text> ..
  42. MEDICATION ADHERENCE INTERVENTION FOR HIV+ PERSONS
    Debra Murphy; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ....
  43. EFFECT OF CHRONIC INFECTION ON PLACENTAL DEVELOPMENT
    Kim Boggess; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Understanding of these mechanisms may assist in the development of interventions to protect the fetus and placenta from damage as a result of chronic maternal infection with oral pathogens. ..
  44. VULNERABILITY OF THE FETUS/INFANT TO PAH, PM2.5 AND ETS.
    Frederica Perera; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ....
  45. IRON STATUS IN WOMEN OF REPRODUCTIVE AGE
    Usha Ramakrishnan; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..The investigators state that in summary, the project is expected to provide information that can be used to examine policy options and develop guidelines to ensure adequate but safe iron status for women of reproductive age. ..
  46. Obesity, Body Image and Weight Maintenance
    DAVID SARWER; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..These studies have been selected to further develop my knowledge of the treatment of obesity, and the training program has been designed to facilitate my development as an independent investigator in the field of obesity. ..
  47. Vaginal Douching in Latina Women and Adolescents
    MELISSA MCKEE; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  48. PROMOTING HEALTHY LIFESTYLES AMONG WOMEN
    Edith Kieffer; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Measures will be collected at 10-14 weeks, -26 weeks and -36 weeks of gestation and -6 weeks postpartum. ..
  49. BIOMARKERS OF GENETIC DAMAGE AND ANTIOXIDANT
    Frederica Perera; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..Once validated in this model population, these biomarkers would also have applicability in evaluating interventions in occupational cohorts and other populations highly exposed to carcinogens. ..
  50. Enhancing Parenting Skills Among HIV+ Mothers
    Susan Davies; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  51. Maternal Employment, Low-Income Youth, and Neighborhoods
    LISA GENNETIAN; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The findings will inform both developmental and economic theory as well as policy. ..
  52. MATERNAL SUBSTANCE ABUSE--OUTCOME AT SCHOOL AGE
    Claire Coles; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..The results of these studies will provide insight into the impact of factors associated with MSA on school-age outcomes. ..
  53. Paraxanthine and Reproductive Effects of Caffeine
    Michael Bracken; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..abstract_text> ..
  54. Emergence of SIB in Developmentally Delayed Individuals
    CURT ALAN SANDMAN; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Findings from this project will contribute to the understanding of the emergence and maintenance of SIB. ..
  55. Examining Parent & Family Factors in Child Mental Health
    Mary Baker; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable]..
  56. PHASE III TRIAL OF TETRATHIOMOLYBDATE IN PRIMARY BILIAR*
    George Brewer; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Abstract Not Provided ..
  57. CONTROL SELECTION METHODS FOR CHILDHOOD CANCER STUDIES
    Greta Bunin; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..A feasible and valid control group is needed to ensure that studies of childhood cancer are scientifically valid and therefore, will provide results that can eventually lead to prevention of these cancers. ..
  58. Fluoride Varnish to Prevent Caries in Toddlers - An Expanded Immunization Program
    Peter Milgrom; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Keywords: fluoride varnish, dental caries, oral health, early prevention, multi-center, toddlers. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  59. Reducing Depressive Symptoms in Low-Income Mothers
    Linda Beeber; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..By helping these mothers better utilize Early Head Start resources, the positive benefits of the intervention can be maintained and thus result in lasting benefit for the child as well as the mother. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  60. A RCT to Reduce Cardiopulmonary Rehospitalizations
    Brian Jack; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..We will evaluate the intervention in a stratified analysis to examine the effect of the intervention by literacy status. ..
  61. Pregnancy and Risk Factors for CVD and Type 2 Diabetes
    Erica Gunderson; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The study will also assess whether breastfeeding has beneficial effects on risk factors that may help prevent heart disease and diabetes in women. ..
  62. Role of depression and anxiety in the tobacco epidemic
    Renee Goodwin; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Use of the NESARC offers a unique opportunity to analyze a large, longitudinal, epidemiologic dataset. ..
  63. Adult Functioning of Extremely Low Birthweight Infants
    Saroj Saigal; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..abstract_text> ..
  64. Prevention of chronic asthma: age 7 follow up
    MARY KLINNERT; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..In addition, we will use the early data to identify developmental precursors for poor adherence and increased asthma morbidity at age 7. ..
  65. Biotech & Materials Research to Reduce Caries Disparity
    Peter Milgrom; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The conference will be co-sponsored by the Northwest/Alaska Center to Reduce Oral Health Disparities, the University of Washington UWeb Bioengineering Center, and the Salivary Diagnostics Project. ..
  66. Preschool Vision Screening in Primary Care Settings
    Alex Kemper; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....
  67. Comorbid childhood anxiety and asthma
    Renee Goodwin; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..That study will involve a longitudinal epidemiologic preventive intervention study aimed at reducing the risk of anxiety disorders among pediatric asthma/allergy patients. ..
  68. Childhood Origin of Disparities in Alcohol Use Disorders
    STEPHEN GILMAN; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ....
  69. Opiod Addiction in Primary Care Chronic Pain Patients
    Michael Fleming; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Summary: This would be the first large prevalence survey conducted in the US health care system to assess rates of addiction in a primary care chronic pain population. ..