Sex and Gender Differences in Risk of Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementia

Title: Sex and Gender Differences in Risk of Alzheimer’s Disease and Related DementiaPresenter: Karen Schliep, PhD, MSPH, University of Utah Department of Family and Preventative MedicineDate: 5/12/21Brief Description: Discussing sex and gender differences regarding the risk of Alzheimer’s disease and related dementiaKeywords/Main Subjects: Alzheimer’s disease, sex and gender differences, dementiaCopyright: copyright Karen Schliep ©2021Contact: karen.schliep@utah.edu Q&A: https://youtu.be/qFPrzUVE8CY

The Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative (BFHI): An Early Cross-Sectional Analysis of PRAMS Phase 8 Data on Hospital Practices and Breastfeeding Outcomes in Utah and Wyoming

Abstract Introduction: Breastfeeding has immediate and long-term benefits for both maternal and child health.  This study examines the association between Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative (BFHI) experiences and breastfeeding outcomes in the Mountain West region. Methods: A cross-sectional (retrospective secondary data analysis) was performed using the 2016 Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) data. The participants were …

The Association Between Preconception Body Mass Index and Subfertility Among Hispanic and non-Hispanic Women: A Cross-Sectional Study from Utah’s Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey (2012–2015)

Abstract Objective: To investigate the association between pre-pregnancy body mass index (BMI) and subfertility within a population-based cohort, exploring Hispanic ethnicity as a potential effect modifier. Methods: We used cross-sectional study data from the Utah Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System from 2012–2015. Relationships between maternal pre-pregnancy BMI and subfertility were evaluated via Poisson regression models …

Sex Differences in Subjective Cognitive Decline: Findings from BRFSS (2015–2018)

Title: Sex Differences in Subjective Cognitive Decline: Findings from BRFSS (2015–2018)Presenter: Karen Schliep, PhD, MSPH; University of Utah, Department of Family and Preventive MedicineContributors: Lily Gu, University of Utah; Fares Qeadan, PhD, University of UtahDate: 5/14/20Brief Description: Studying potential risk factors of subjective cognitive decline with a focus on sex differencesKeywords/Main Subjects: Subjective cognitive decline (SCD), …

Utah Women’s Health Review Launch

Title: Launching the Utah Women’s Health ReviewPresenter: Karen Schliep, PhD, MSPH; University of Utah, Department of Family and Preventive MedicineDate: 5/14/20Brief Description: The public launch of the Utah Women’s Health Review (UWHR)Keywords/Main Subjects: 7 domains, UWHR, submissions, Eccles Health Sciences Library, CoE, Center of Excellence in Women’s HealthCopyright: copyright Karen Schliep ©2020Contact: karen.schliep@hsc.utah.edu

Dental Health Among Pregnant Utah Women

Nearly half of Americans are diagnosed with periodontal disease, of whom an estimated 40% suffer from moderate to severe periodontitis.

Data Snapshot: Postpartum Depression

Postpartum depressive symptoms (PDS) can range from the “baby blues”—when for a short period of time after childbirth, a mother experiences mood swings, anxiety, sadness, and/or appetite/sleeping problems—to postpartum depression (PPD)—which involves similar signs and symptoms but is experienced more intensely and for a longer period of time, and may interfere with a mother’s ability to care for her baby and herself …