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Maternal Periodontal Disease Is Associated With an Increased Risk for Preeclampsia
OBJECTIVE To determine if maternal periodontal disease is associated with the development of preeclampsia. METHODS A cohort of 1115 healthy pregnant women were enrolled at less than 26 weeks'Expand
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Prevention of recurrent preterm delivery by 17 alpha-hydroxyprogesterone caproate.
to the editor: After reading the article by Meis et al. (June 12 issue), 1 we strongly discourage practitioners from using 17 alpha-hydroxyprogesterone caproate in the care of women who have hadExpand
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Maternal periodontitis and prematurity. Part I: Obstetric outcome of prematurity and growth restriction.
Oral Conditions and Pregnancy (OCAP) is a 5-year prospective study of pregnant women designed to determine whether maternal periodontal disease contributes to the risk for prematurity and growthExpand
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Effects of periodontal therapy on rate of preterm delivery: A randomized controlled trial
It is unclear whether treatment of maternal periodontal disease will reduce the risk of preterm delivery. The results of 4 randomized single-center trials suggested that periodontal treatment duringExpand
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Methylation variation at IGF2 differentially methylated regions and maternal folic acid use before and during pregnancy
Folic acid (FA) supplementation before and during pregnancy has been associated with decreased risk of neural tube defects although recent reports suggest it may also increase the risk of otherExpand
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Feasibility of autologous cord blood cells for infants with hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy.
OBJECTIVE To assess feasibility and safety of providing autologous umbilical cord blood (UCB) cells to neonates with hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy (HIE). STUDY DESIGN We enrolled infants in theExpand
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Gender-specific methylation differences in relation to prenatal exposure to cigarette smoke.
Epigenetic alterations may mechanistically explain the developmental origins of adult disease, namely the hypothesis that many complex adult chronic diseases originate as a result of conditionsExpand
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Progressive Periodontal Disease and Risk of Very Preterm Delivery
OBJECTIVE: The goal was to estimate whether maternal periodontal disease was predictive of preterm (less than 37 weeks) or very preterm (less than 32 weeks) births. METHODS: A prospective study ofExpand
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Paternal obesity is associated with IGF2 hypomethylation in newborns: results from a Newborn Epigenetics Study (NEST) cohort
BackgroundData from epidemiological and animal model studies suggest that nutrition during pregnancy may affect the health status of subsequent generations. These transgenerational effects are nowExpand
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Emotional responses of mothers of late-preterm and term infants.
OBJECTIVE To compare the emotional responses of mothers of late-preterm infants (34 0/7 to 36 6/7 weeks gestation) with those of mothers of full-term infants. DESIGN A mixed method comparativeExpand
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