Navigation Links
Gene Variants Linked to Preterm Birth in Hispanic Women

Four gene variants in Hispanic women are linked to spontaneous preterm birth, according to researchers at Yale School of Medicine and Washington University.//

The research was presented at the Society for Gynecologic Investigation Conference in Reno, Nevada on March 16.

Preterm birth is a major cause of illness and death in newborns. A genetic cause of preterm birth was suggested by racial disparity, a tendency to occur within families and a high rate of recurrence, according to Errol Norwitz, M.D., associate professor in the Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences at Yale and lead investigator of the study.

Norwitz and his team prepared DNA samples from 102 mothers with a spontaneous unexplained preterm birth and 408 mothers who delivered at term with no complications. They then compared the distribution of 128 well-known genetic variations, known as single nucleotide polymorphisms, in 77 genes between the two groups. The patients in the study were identified from the March of Dimes Perinatal Epidemiology Research Initiative Project at Yale and New York University between January 1989 and June 2005.

"Our analysis demonstrates that, in an Hispanic population, mothers who carried any one of four polymorphisms were significantly more likely to have a spontaneous preterm birth," said Norwitz.

The four polymorphisms included CYP2C9S144, IL6S174, CCR5S1 and ENPP1S121. The risk of preterm birth was highest among women with the ENPP1 variant.

"The strong association of ENPP1 was particularly compelling, but how this variant functions and why it predisposes preterm births still needs to be determined," said Norwitz.

In another abstract using the same study subjects, Norwitz and colleagues explored whether polymorphisms in the gene that encodes the progesterone receptor may identify women at risk for preterm birth. The team found no such association.

"Progeste
'"/>




Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. Gene Variants Linked to Early Heart Attack Discovered
2. Striking a Gold Mine: H5N1 Vaccine may Serve as an Antidote for Mutants and Variants
3. Susceptibility Of TB In Humans Might Be Due To Three Human Gene Variants
4. Low Cholesterol Linked to Severe Depression and Violent Behavior in Men
5. Cough Syrup Ingredient Linked to Stroke
6. Irregular Periods Linked to Diabetes
7. Hormones Linked To Migraines
8. Triglycerides Linked To Stroke Risk
9. Smoking Linked To Low Infant Birth Weight
10. Nausea Linked To Anxiety And Depression
11. Painkiller Linked to Deaths
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
TAG: Gene Variants Linked Preterm Birth Hispanic Women

(Date:8/20/2014)... If old age is a disease then ... With extensive research on HGH and stem cells technology, the ... perfected the art of rubbing off decades from your face ... with their revolutionary anti-aging hormone therapy and regenerative medicine. ... of youth, the MD of MetroMD, Dr Alex Martin said ...
(Date:8/20/2014)... (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 Today, Zane ... information on open enrollment for 2015. , According to ... coming up in November, employees are encouraged to start ... coverage in 2015, the open enrollment period will run ... open enrollment 2015 individuals can purchase a new individual ...
(Date:8/20/2014)... Boston, MA (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 ... the annual Inc. 500|5000 list; an exclusive list ranking ... this list are ranked according to their yearly percentage ... marks the 8th time on the Inc. 5000 list ... Experience Technology Company, Verndale offers its clients a wide ...
(Date:8/20/2014)... Oxnard dentist and noted ... Dental Art Institute, is presenting at the Spectrum Day ... speaking on All-on-4 dental implants in a ... Solutions” at 12:40 p.m. Sept. 20 at the Empire ... Canada. , “The All-on-4 procedure gives patients a set ...
(Date:8/20/2014)... No matter how “lonely” a person may be, he ... friends to be always there for them. However, it is ... making new friends during adulthood : not only is ... of one’s family to a near-slavish devotion to career-building, the ... just is not the same as it was when one ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:MetroMD Offers Revolutionary Anti-aging Hormone Therapy in Hollywood Area 2Health News:For the 8th Time, Verndale Has Been Honored on the Inc. 5000 List 2Health News:Internationally Known Oxnard Dentist to Speak at Conference in Vancouver 2Health News:Internationally Known Oxnard Dentist to Speak at Conference in Vancouver 3Health News:‘How to Make Friends as an Adult by Just Being Yourself: Becoming a “People Person” In Three Steps or Less’ Gives Tips for Making Friends During Adulthood - Vinamy 2
... to leverage Health Integrated,s Synergy Targeted Population Management(R) ... for Medicaid subscribersPORTLAND, Ore. and TAMPA, Fla., March ... provides Medicaid and Medicare managed care services for ... Health Management company, are partnering to improve the ...
... Go Healthy, Inc. (Pink Sheets: GOHE) announced today that the ... Officer for the China Shenyang Company in support of the ... Loan Package.Stuart Evey, Chairman of Go Healthy and formerly the ... see the support of our operating plans and this letter ...
... control may improve neurologic outcomes after stroke or ... top-rated neurology programs cool their critically ill stroke ... and technologically advanced Arctic Sun(R) Temperature Management ... of the 30 top-ranked neurology programs at community ...
... market for further study. Now, after being formally approved for use ... Jersey cosmetic plastic surgeon discusses the reasons why the FDA’s decision ... ... (Vocus) March 25, 2009 -- New statistics from the ...
... awarded to one African-American student of high achievement. Ricky Williams is ... ... March 25, 2009 - Acupuncture & Massage College has established a ... African-American student of high achievement. The first recipient will be Ricky ...
... over several assisted reproduction cycles that use both fresh ... transferring two or more embryos at one time, according ... patients who choose to have only one embryo implanted ... The authors of the Finnish study published online today ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:CareOregon and Health Integrated Partner to Enhance Services for Oregonians with Chronic Illness 2Health News:CareOregon and Health Integrated Partner to Enhance Services for Oregonians with Chronic Illness 3Health News:Go Healthy Announces Receipt of Letter of Interest to Fund Distribution, Production, Packaging, Concept Stores and Bottling Facilities 2Health News:Top Neurology Programs Control Fever with Arctic Sun Cooling Technology 2Health News:Top Neurology Programs Control Fever with Arctic Sun Cooling Technology 3Health News:As Breast Augmentation Becomes the No. 1 Cosmetic Surgery Procedure, New Jersey Plastic Surgeon Paul LoVerme, MD Discusses the Safety of Silicone Breast Implants 2Health News:As Breast Augmentation Becomes the No. 1 Cosmetic Surgery Procedure, New Jersey Plastic Surgeon Paul LoVerme, MD Discusses the Safety of Silicone Breast Implants 3Health News:As Breast Augmentation Becomes the No. 1 Cosmetic Surgery Procedure, New Jersey Plastic Surgeon Paul LoVerme, MD Discusses the Safety of Silicone Breast Implants 4Health News:Acupuncture & Massage College Announces Ricky William's Scholarship 2Health News:Acupuncture & Massage College Announces Ricky William's Scholarship 3Health News:Single embryo transfer is the cheapest and most effective strategy for assisted reproduction 2Health News:Single embryo transfer is the cheapest and most effective strategy for assisted reproduction 3Health News:Single embryo transfer is the cheapest and most effective strategy for assisted reproduction 4
(Date:8/19/2014)... 19, 2014  As power morcellator lawsuits continue ... Liebhard LLP notes that women in need of ... number of options that do not involve the ... to a report published by The Wall Street ... include a mini-laparotomy and vaginal hysterectomy. Non-surgical options ...
(Date:8/19/2014)... Research and Markets has announced the ... by Technology, by Application & by Region- Global Trends & ... The demand for membranes is estimated to increase at ... $29.31 billion Membrane technology was first commercialized in ... filtration and kidney dialysis. In modern times, membranes find extensive ...
(Date:8/19/2014)... Va. , Aug. 19, 2014 Avizia, ... announced that it has closed an equity financing round ... and Middleland Capital. The new funding will be used ... With this financing round, Avizia welcomes Edward Kennedy ... board of directors. He joins Leonard Kurtzman , ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:As Morcellator Lawsuits Mount, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Notes Report Detailing Alternatives to Uterine Morcellation 2As Morcellator Lawsuits Mount, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Notes Report Detailing Alternatives to Uterine Morcellation 3Global Membranes (MF, RO, UF, Gas Separation, Dialysis, NF) Market - Forecasts to 2019 2Avizia Closes Funding Round 2
... June 30 If you have been eating Garlic to keep ... there is absolutely no scientific evidence that eating garlic actually keeps ... keeps them away. , , Spraying garlic extract on ... a product from Garlic Research Labs, Inc. is being used successfully ...
... Accumetrics, Inc. announces that it has reached the halfway mark ... GRAVITAS ( G auging R esponsiveness with A ... A nd S afety). The trial is ... actionable information for patients who are poor responders to clopidogrel ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Keep Mosquitoes and More Out of Your Yard with Garlic From Garlic Research Labs, Inc. 2Accumetrics, Inc. Announces GRAVITAS Trial 50 Percent Enrolled 2
Speculum can be used for any type of eye surgery. Arms of speculum lie flat due to joint between blade and arms. Features quick locking mechanism....
Adult model. Spring-controlled spread of blades with locking mechanism. Dull finish. Blades: 14 mm....
Solid 14 mm blades, suture posts, and canthus bar. Dull finish....
... the E3671 twisted snare wires. The wire is ... the loop can be stopped at any point. ... loop can be slipped down the nerve before ... Comes with one package of E3671 twisted snare ...
Medicine Products: