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Circadian clock-related genetic risk scores and risk of placental abruption
(Elsevier Ltd., 2015-12)
Introduction The circadian clock plays an important role in several aspects of female reproductive biology. Evidence linking circadian clock-related genes to pregnancy outcomes has been inconsistent. We sought to examine ...
Maternal sleep duration and complaints of vital exhaustion during pregnancy is associated with placental abruption
(Informa Healthcare, 2015-02)
OBJECTIVE Sleep disorders are associated with cardiovascular complications and preterm delivery (PTD). Insufficient sleep results in metabolic alterations and increased inflammation, both known to contribute to placental ...
Placental mitochondrial DNA content and placental abruption: a pilot study
(BioMed Central, 2015-09-16)
Background Mitochondrial biogenesis and adequate energy production are important for embryogenesis and placentation. Previous studies documented alterations in maternal blood mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) copy number—a marker ...