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Early pregnancy vitamin D status and risk of preeclampsia.
BACKGROUND Low vitamin D status in pregnancy was proposed as a risk factor of preeclampsia. METHODS We assessed the effect of vitamin D supplementation (4,400 vs. 400 IU/day), initiated early inExpand
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Neuromuscular blocking agents for electroconvulsive therapy: a systematic review
Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) is the transcutaneous application of small electrical stimuli to the brain to induce generalised seizures for the treatment of selected psychiatric disorders. TheExpand
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Six-Year Follow-up of a Trial of Antenatal Vitamin D for Asthma Reduction.
BACKGROUND We previously reported the results of a trial of prenatal vitamin D supplementation to prevent asthma and recurrent wheeze in young children, which suggested that supplementation providedExpand
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Pediatric transplantation and tolerance: Past, present, and future
Solid organ transplantation is the treatment of choice in children with end‐stage organ failure. With improving methods of transplant surgery and post‐transplant care, transplantation is moreExpand
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The Role of Vitamin D in the Transcriptional Program of Human Pregnancy
Background Patterns of gene expression of human pregnancy are poorly understood. In a trial of vitamin D supplementation in pregnant women, peripheral blood transcriptomes were measuredExpand
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Muscle Weakness Predicts Pharyngeal Dysfunction and Symptomatic Aspiration in Long-term Ventilated Patients
Background:Prolonged mechanical ventilation is associated with muscle weakness, pharyngeal dysfunction, and symptomatic aspiration. The authors hypothesized that muscle strength measurements can beExpand
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Vitamin D prenatal programming of childhood metabolomics profiles at age 3 y.
Background: Vitamin D deficiency is implicated in a range of common complex diseases that may be prevented by gestational vitamin D repletion. Understanding the metabolic mechanisms related to inExpand
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The Validity of Discharge Billing Codes Reflecting Severe Maternal Morbidity
BACKGROUND: Discharge diagnoses are used to track national trends and patterns of maternal morbidity. There are few data regarding the validity of the International Classification of Diseases (ICD)Expand
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Impact of Preeclampsia on the Relationship between Maternal Asthma and Offspring Asthma. An Observation from the VDAART Clinical Trial
Rationale: Maternal asthma and preeclampsia have independently been reported to be associated with increased asthma incidence in children of affected mothers. Maternal asthma is also associated withExpand
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Impact of parental asthma, prenatal maternal asthma control, and vitamin D status on risk of asthma and recurrent wheeze in 3‐year‐old children
While familial clustering of asthma is known, few studies have reported on the relative roles of paternal and maternal asthma and the role of maternal asthma control in pregnancy on the risk forExpand
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