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Human prenatal and postnatal exposure to polybrominated diphenyl ethers, polychlorinated biphenyls, polychlorobiphenylols, and pentachlorophenol.
The aim of this study was to determine human prenatal and postnatal exposures to polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs), polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs), hydroxylated metabolites of PCBsExpand
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Risk of adverse pregnancy outcomes in women with polycystic ovary syndrome: population based cohort study
Objective To study the risk of adverse pregnancy outcomes in women with polycystic ovary syndrome, taking into account maternal characteristics and assisted reproductive technology. Design PopulationExpand
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Maternal risk factors for postterm pregnancy and cesarean delivery following labor induction
Objective. To investigate risk factors associated with postterm pregnancy and cesarean delivery following labor induction. Design. Population‐based cohort study. Setting. Sweden. Population. From theExpand
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An integrated systems biology approach to the study of preterm birth using "-omic" technology - a guideline for research
Preterm birth is the leading cause of neonatal mortality and perinatal morbidity. The etiology of preterm is multi-factorial and still unclear. As evidence increases for a genetic contribution toExpand
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Non-infected preterm parturition is related to increased concentrations of IL-6, IL-8 and MCP-1 in human cervix
BackgroundHuman cervical ripening is an inflammatory process. In labour at term the mRNA-levels and protein concentrations for interleukin-6 (IL-6) and IL-8 in cervix significantly increase. The aimExpand
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Innervation of the human vaginal mucosa as revealed by PGP 9.5 immunohistochemistry.
In order to obtain a description of the innervation of the vaginal wall we employed an antiserum against the general neuronal marker, protein gene product 9.5, on normal human vaginal mucosa.Expand
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Changes in paraurethral connective tissue at menopause are counteracted by estrogen.
OBJECTIVE To study whether the transition to menopause is accompanied by changes in the paraurethral connective tissue and if these changes are modified by estrogen replacement therapy. STUDYExpand
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Different organization of collagen fibrils in stress‐incontinent women of fertile age
OBJECTIVE The objective was to test the hypothesis that stress urinary incontinence in women is correlated to changes in the paraurethral connective tissue ultrastructure and metabolism. METHODSExpand
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Factors involved in the inflammatory events of cervical ripening in humans
BackgroundCervical ripening is an inflammatory reaction. The glucocorticoid receptor (GR) mediates glucocorticoid anti-inflammatory reactions, whereas nuclear factor (NF)kappaB is a keyExpand
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Clinical outcome and changes in connective tissue metabolism after intravaginal slingplasty in stress incontinent women
The intravaginal slingplasty procedure (IVS) was carried out on 75 patients with genuine stress urinary incontinence. The main aims of the operation are to create an artificial pubourethral ligamentExpand
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