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    • Body Mass Index, Smoking and Hypertensive Disorders during Pregnancy: A Population Based Case-Control Study 

      Gudnadóttir, Thuridur A.; Bateman, Brian T.; Hernádez-Díaz, Sonia; Luque-Fernandez, Miguel Angel; Valdimarsdottir, Unnur; Zoega, Helga (Public Library of Science, 2016)
      While obesity is an indicated risk factor for hypertensive disorders of pregnancy, smoking during pregnancy has been shown to be inversely associated with the development of preeclampsia and gestational hypertension. The ...
    • Consumption of Fish Products across the Lifespan and Prostate Cancer Risk 

      Torfadottir, Johanna E.; Valdimarsdottir, Unnur; Mucci, Lorelei Ann; Kasperzyk, Julie L.; Fall, Katja; Tryggvadottir, Laufey; Aspelund, Thor; Olafsson, Orn; Harris, Tamara B.; Jonsson, Eirikur; Tulinius, Hrafn; Gudnason, Vilmundur; Adami, Hans-Olov; Stampfer, Meir; Steingrimsdottir, Laufey (Public Library of Science, 2013)
      Objective: To examine whether fish and fish oil consumption across the lifespan is associated with a lower risk of prostate cancer. Design: The study was nested among 2268 men aged 67–96 years in the AGES-Reykjavik cohort ...
    • Low Birth Weight, Small for Gestational Age and Preterm Births before and after the Economic Collapse in Iceland: A Population Based Cohort Study 

      Eiríksdóttir, Védís Helga; Ásgeirsdóttir, Tinna Laufey; Bjarnadóttir, Ragnheiður Ingibjörg; Kaestner, Robert; Cnattingius, Sven; Valdimarsdóttir, Unnur Anna (Public Library of Science, 2013)
      Objective: Infants born small for gestational age (SGA) or preterm have increased rates of perinatal morbidity and mortality. Stressful events have been suggested as potential contributors to preterm birth (PB) and low ...
    • Obstetric Outcomes of Mothers Previously Exposed to Sexual Violence 

      Gisladottir, Agnes; Luque-Fernandez, Miguel Angel; Harlow, Bernard L.; Gudmundsdottir, Berglind; Jonsdottir, Eyrun; Bjarnadottir, Ragnheidur I.; Hauksdottir, Arna; Aspelund, Thor; Cnattingius, Sven; Valdimarsdottir, Unnur A. (Public Library of Science, 2016)
      Background: There is a scarcity of data on the association of sexual violence and women's subsequent obstetric outcomes. Our aim was to investigate whether women exposed to sexual violence as teenagers (12–19 years of age) ...
    • Pregnancy-Induced Hypertensive Disorders before and after a National Economic Collapse: A Population Based Cohort Study 

      Eiríksdóttir, Védís Helga; Valdimarsdóttir, Unnur Anna; Ásgeirsdóttir, Tinna Laufey; Hauksdóttir, Arna; Lund, Sigrún Helga; Bjarnadóttir, Ragnheiður Ingibjörg; Cnattingius, Sven; Zoëga, Helga (Public Library of Science, 2015)
      Background: Data on the potential influence of macroeconomic recessions on maternal diseases during pregnancy are scarce. We aimed to assess potential change in prevalence of pregnancy-induced hypertensive disorders ...
    • Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors and venlafaxine in early pregnancy and risk of birth defects: population based cohort study and sibling design 

      Furu, Kari; Kieler, Helle; Haglund, Bengt; Engeland, Anders; Selmer, Randi; Stephansson, Olof; Valdimarsdottir, Unnur Anna; Zoega, Helga; Artama, Miia; Gissler, Mika; Malm, Heli; Nørgaard, Mette (BMJ Publishing Group Ltd., 2015)
      Objective: To assess whether use of specific selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) or venlafaxine in early pregnancy is associated with an increased risk of birth defects, with emphasis on cardiovascular birth ...
    • Sexually transmitted infections after bereavement – a population-based cohort study 

      Bond, Emily; Lu, Donghao; Herweijer, Eva; Sundström, Karin; Valdimarsdóttir, Unnur; Fall, Katja; Arnheim-Dahlström, Lisen; Sparén, Pär; Fang, Fang (BioMed Central, 2016)
      Background: Loss of a loved one has consistently been associated with various health risks. Little is however known about its relation to sexually transmitted infections (STIs). Methods: We conducted a population-based ...
    • Sixteen-year follow-up of childhood avalanche survivors 

      Thordardottir, Edda Bjork; Valdimarsdottir, Unnur Anna; Hansdottir, Ingunn; Hauksdóttir, Arna; Dyregrov, Atle; Shipherd, Jillian C.; Elklit, Ask; Resnick, Heidi; Gudmundsdottir, Berglind (Co-Action Publishing, 2016)
      Background: Every year a substantial number of children are affected by natural disasters worldwide. However, data are scarce on long-term psychological impact of natural disasters on children's health. Identifying risk ...
    • Use of SSRI and SNRI Antidepressants during Pregnancy: A Population-Based Study from Denmark, Iceland, Norway and Sweden 

      Zoega, Helga; Kieler, Helle; Nørgaard, Mette; Furu, Kari; Valdimarsdottir, Unnur; Brandt, Lena; Haglund, Bengt (Public Library of Science, 2015)
      Background: The purpose was to describe utilization of selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) and serotonin–norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors (SNRIs), including trends in prevalence, characteristics of users, ...
    • Waiting time for cancer treatment and mental health among patients with newly diagnosed esophageal or gastric cancer: a nationwide cohort study 

      Song, Huan; Fang, Fang; Valdimarsdóttir, Unnur; Lu, Donghao; Andersson, Therese M.-L.; Hultman, Christina; Ye, Weimin; Lundell, Lars; Johansson, Jan; Nilsson, Magnus; Lindblad, Mats (BioMed Central, 2017)
      Background: Except for overall survival, whether or not waiting time for treatment could influences other domains of cancer patients’ overall well-being is to a large extent unknown. Therefore, we performed this study to ...