Isabel R. V. Hartwig

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STUDY QUESTION Are maternal progesterone levels in early pregnancy associated with fetal birthweight? SUMMARY ANSWER Low levels of first-trimester maternal progesterone are significantly associated with a reduction in birthweight in girls, but not boys. WHAT IS ALREADY KNOWN Progesterone in the third trimester of pregnancy has previously been related to(More)
Abstract SCL-90-R, a multidimensional assessment instrument for mental health status, is among the most widely used instruments for the evaluation of therapies and quality management in mental institutions. With 90 items it is rather long and has a high redundancy as can be seen in its highly correlated scales. Thus many short versions have been(More)
Observational as well as experimental studies support that prenatal challenges seemed to be associated with an increased risk for allergic airway diseases in the offspring. However, insights into biomarkers involved in mediating this risk are largely elusive. We here aimed to test the association between endogenous and exogenous factors documented in(More)
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