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Risk of spontaneous preterm birth in relation to maternal exposure to intimate partner violence during pregnancy in Peru
(Springer Nature, 2013-04)
Intimate partner violence (IPV) is increasingly recognized as an important cause of maternal and perinatal morbidity. We assessed the relation between IPV and risk of spontaneous preterm birth (PTB) among Peruvian women. ...
Maternal blood mitochondrial DNA copy number and placental abruption risk: results from a preliminary study
(e-Century Publishing, 2013-06-25)
Oxidative stress and impaired placental function – pathways implicated in the pathogenesis of placental abruption – have their origins extending to mitochondrial dysfunction. To the best of our knowledge, there are no ...
Anthocyanin-rich purple corn extract and its effects on the blood pressure of adults
(SAGE Publications, 2013-03-28)
This small-scale pilot study studied the potential benefit of taking a concentrated dose of anthocyanin 300 mg once a day for 3 weeks (purple corn extract) on blood pressure among untreated Peruvian adults with mild-to-moderate ...
Genome-wide and candidate gene association studies of placental abruption
(e-Century Publishing, 2013-09-12)
Placental abruption (PA), a pregnancy-related vascular disorder, is a leading cause of maternal and perinatal morbidity and mortality. The success of identifying genetic susceptibility loci for PA, a multi-factorial heritable ...