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Health of Children Born as a Result of In Vitro Fertilization
OBJECTIVE. The purpose of this study was to use nationwide registries to examine the health of children up to 4 years of age who were born as a result of in vitro fertilization. METHODS. Children… Expand
Children born after assisted fertilization have an increased rate of major congenital anomalies.
- R. Klemetti, M. Gissler, T. Sevón, S. Koivurova, A. Ritvanen, E. Hemminki
- Fertility and sterility
- 1 November 2005
OBJECTIVE To study the occurrence of major congenital anomalies (CAs) among children born after IVF (IVF, microinjections, and frozen embryo transfers) and after ovulation inductions with or without… Expand
Register based monitoring shows decreasing socioeconomic differences in Finnish perinatal health
- M. Gissler, J. Meriläinen, E. Vuori, E. Hemminki
- Journal of epidemiology and community health
- 1 June 2003
Study objective: Several studies on differences in infant outcome by socioeconomic position have been done, but these have usually been based on ad hoc data linkages. The aim of this paper was to… Expand
Could TH1 and TH2 diseases coexist? Evaluation of asthma incidence in children with coeliac disease, type 1 diabetes, or rheumatoid arthritis: a register study.
- J. Kero, M. Gissler, E. Hemminki, E. Isolauri
- The Journal of allergy and clinical immunology
- 1 November 2001
BACKGROUND Asthma is generally regarded as a disease with strong T(H)2-type cytokine expression, whereas in autoimmune disorders, such as coeliac disease (CD), insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus… Expand
Comparison of perinatal health of children born from IVF in Finland in the early and late 1990s.
BACKGROUND The purpose of this study was to investigate whether perinatal health outcomes changed during the 1990s with the increasing use of IVF. METHODS Data were from the Finnish Medical Birth… Expand
Complications of IVF and ovulation induction.
BACKGROUND The frequency and importance of complications of IVF and other ovulation induction (OI) are poorly known. We examined the occurrence of serious complications and miscarriages leading to… Expand
Decision-making in priority setting for medicines--a review of empirical studies.
Rising pharmaceutical expenditure leads to an increased need for priority setting in medicinal care. The objective of this paper is to review studies that empirically analyse a macro- and meso-level… Expand
Impact of postmenopausal hormone therapy on cardiovascular events and cancer: pooled data from clinical trials
Abstract Objective: To examine the incidence of cardiovascular diseases and cancer from published clinical trials that studied other outcomes of postmenopausal hormone therapy as some surveys have… Expand
Infertility and the use of infertility treatments in Finland: prevalence and socio-demographic determinants 1992-2004.
- Anna-Niina Terävä, M. Gissler, E. Hemminki, R. Luoto
- European journal of obstetrics, gynecology, and…
OBJECTIVE To examine changes in the use of infertility treatments by time, the causes of infertility, lifetime prevalence of subfertility, and the use of infertility treatments by socio-demographic… Expand
Increasing value and reducing waste in biomedical research regulation and management
After identification of an important research question and selection of an appropriate study design, waste can arise from the regulation, governance, and management of biomedical research. Obtaining… Expand