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Risk factors for autism: perinatal factors, parental psychiatric history, and socioeconomic status.
Research suggests that heredity and early fetal development play a causal role in autism. This case-control study explored the association between perinatal factors, parental psychiatric history,… Expand
A population-based study of measles, mumps, and rubella vaccination and autism.
BACKGROUND It has been suggested that vaccination against measles, mumps, and rubella (MMR) is a cause of autism. METHODS We conducted a retrospective cohort study of all children born in Denmark… Expand
Epilepsy and risk of suicide: a population-based case–control study
- J. Christensen, M. Vestergaard, P. Mortensen, P. Sidenius, E. Agerbo
- The Lancet Neurology
- 1 August 2007
BACKGROUND Studies have linked epilepsy with an increased suicide risk, but the association might be modified by psychiatric, demographic, and socioeconomic factors. METHODS Suicide cases were… Expand
Long-term risk of epilepsy after traumatic brain injury in children and young adults: a population-based cohort study
- J. Christensen, M. Pedersen, C. Pedersen, P. Sidenius, M. Vestergaard
- The Lancet
- 28 March 2009
BACKGROUND The risk of epilepsy shortly after traumatic brain injury is high, but how long this high risk lasts is unknown. We aimed to assess the risk of epilepsy up to 10 years or longer after… Expand
Antidepressant exposure in pregnancy and risk of autism spectrum disorders
Background Both the use of antidepressant medication during pregnancy and the prevalence of autism spectrum disorder have increased during recent years. A causal link has recently been suggested, but… Expand
Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors in pregnancy and congenital malformations: population based cohort study
- L. Pedersen, T. Henriksen, M. Vestergaard, J. Olsen, B. Bech
- BMJ : British Medical Journal
- 23 September 2009
Objective To investigate any association between selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) taken during pregnancy and congenital major malformations. Design Population based cohort study.… Expand
Influence of feeding intensity, grazing and finishing feeding on muscle fibre characteristics and meat colour of semitendinosus, longissimus dorsi and supraspinatus muscles of young bulls.
Forty-one autumn-born Friesian bull calves were allocated to two production systems (Extensive='E' and Intensive='I'). In the E-system, animals were loose-housed and fed a roughage-based diet from… Expand
Pre‐pregnancy weight and the risk of stillbirth and neonatal death
- J. Kristensen, M. Vestergaard, K. Wisborg, U. Kesmodel, N. J. Secher
- BJOG : an international journal of obstetrics and…
- 1 April 2005
Objective To evaluate the association between maternal pre‐pregnancy body mass index (BMI) and the risk of stillbirth and neonatal death and to study the causes of death among the children.
Risk for schizophrenia and schizophrenia-like psychosis among patients with epilepsy: population based cohort study
- P. Qin, H. Xu, T. Laursen, M. Vestergaard, P. Mortensen
- BMJ : British Medical Journal
- 17 June 2005
Abstract Objectives To investigate whether age at onset of epilepsy, type of epilepsy, family history of psychosis, or family history of epilepsy affect the risk of schizophrenia or… Expand
Prenatal valproate exposure and risk of autism spectrum disorders and childhood autism.
IMPORTANCE Valproate is used for the treatment of epilepsy and other neuropsychological disorders and may be the only treatment option for women of childbearing potential. However, prenatal exposure… Expand