To determine the influences of maternal diet and nutrition during pregnancy on the blood lead level of neonates, we conducted a study of mother-infant pairs from lower socioeconomic circumstances living in Albany County, New York. Maternal blood lead (MBPb), anthropometry, and diet were assessed in each trimester. Neonates' blood lead (NBPb) levels were low… (More)
Pregnancy is a unique time in a woman's life and is characterized by complex physiological changes. These changes can adversely affect oral health. Pregnancy is also an opportune time to educate women about preventing dental caries in young children, a common childhood problem. Although multiple studies have shown an association between periodontal… (More)
Second printing. Permission is given to photocopy this publication or to forward it, in its entirety, to others. Requests for permission to use all or part of the information contained in this publication in other ways should be sent to the address below. P regnancy is a unique period during a woman's life and is characterized by complex physiological… (More)
Currently, more than 50% of American women gain an excessive amount of weight during pregnancy as per guidelines established by the Institute of Medicine and American Congress of Obstetrics and Gynecology. This excess gestational weight gain (GWG) is associated with health complications in both mothers and children. This study sought to examine the… (More)
ACOG's research department recruited four medical centers to participate in a study on the attitudes and practices of medical providers and pregnant patients regarding influenza vaccination. Medical providers and patients were given voluntary surveys and medical record data was collected over two flu seasons, from 2013 to 2015. Discrepancies between… (More)
Acknowledgement: We wish to thank Ms. Kaye Winn and Ms. Gloria Winn for preparing and editing the document respectively. We also wish to thank Drs.
SKG or BALB/c T cells (3.0 £ 10 4) were stimulated for 72 h with plate-bound anti-CD3 mAb (2C11) in the presence or absence of plate-bound anti-CD28 mAb in RPMI-1640 medium supplemented with 10% fetal calf serum and 50 mM 2-mercaptoethanol. Cells were also stimulated with TPA (1.4 ng ml 21) and ionomycin (0.14 mM). KJ1.26 þ T cells from DO or DO.SKG mice… (More)