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Infertility, recurrent pregnancy loss, and risk of stroke: pooled analysis of individual ... - The BMJ

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Date: 2022-06-22 23:47:01

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The data on which this research is based were drawn from eight observational studies. The research included data from the Australian Longitudinal Study on Women’s Health (ALSWH), the University of Newcastle, Australia, and the University of Queensland, Australia. We are grateful to the Australian Government Department of Health for funding and to the women who provided the survey data. The authors acknowledge the Australian Government Department of Health for providing Aged Care data, and the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) as the integrating authority. The authors acknowledge the assistance of the Data Linkage Unit at the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) for undertaking the data linkage to the National Death Index (NDI). The authors acknowledge the following: Centre for Health Record Linkage (CHeReL), NSW Ministry of Health and ACT Health for the NSW Admitted Patients, and the ACT Admitted Patient Care Data Collections; Department of Health Western Australia, including the Data Linkage Branch, and the WA Hospital Morbidity Data Collection; SA NT Datalink, SA Health, and Northern Territory Department of Health for the SA Public Hospital Separations and NT Public Hospital Inpatient Activity-Data Collections; Department of Health Tasmania, and the Tasmanian Data Linkage Unit for the Public Hospital Admitted Patient Episodes Data Collection; Department of Health Victoria and Centre for Victorian Data Linkage for the Victorian Admitted Episodes Dataset.

Women’s Lifestyle and Health Study (WLHS) was funded by a grant from the Swedish Research Council (grant No 521-2011-2955). MRC National Survey of Health Development (NSHD) has core funding from the UK Medical Research Council (MC UU 12019/1). Baseline survey of the Japan Nurses’ Health Study (JNHS) was supported in part by a Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (B: 14370133, 18390195) from the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, and by grants from the Japan Menopause Society. The China Kadoorie Biobank has grant support from the Kadoorie Charitable Foundation in Hong Kong, the Wellcome Trust in the UK (088158/Z/09/Z) and the Chinese Ministry of Science and Technology (2011BAI09B01). The UK Medical Research Council, the British Heart Foundation (BHF) and Cancer Research UK also provide core funding to the Clinical Trial Service Unit and Epidemiological Studies Unit at Oxford University for the project. This research has been conducted using the UK Biobank resource under application 26629.

The Study of Women’s Health Across the Nation (SWAN) has grant support from the National Institutes of Health (NIH), DHHS, through the National Institute on Ageing (NIA), the National Institute of Nursing Research (NINR) and the NIH Office of Research on Women’s Health (ORWH) (grants U01NR004061, U01AG012505, U01AG012535, U01AG012531, U01AG012539, U01AG012546, U01AG012553, U01AG012554, U01AG012495). The content of this article is solely the responsibility of the authors and does not necessarily represent the official views of the NIA, NINR, ORWH or the NIH.

Clinical Centers: University of Michigan, Ann Arbor—Siobán Harlow, principal investigator (PI) 2011-present, MaryFran Sowers, PI 1994-2011; Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA—Joel Finkelstein, PI 1999-present; Robert Neer, PI 1994-9; Rush University, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL—Howard Kravitz, PI 2009-present; Lynda Powell, PI 1994-2009; University of California, Davis/Kaiser—Ellen Gold, PI; University of California, Los Angeles—Gail Greendale, PI; Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY—Carol Derby, PI 2011-present, Rachel Wildman, PI 2010-11; Nanette Santoro, PI 2004-10; University of Medicine and Dentistry—New Jersey Medical School, Newark—Gerson Weiss, PI 1994-2004; and the University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA—Karen Matthews, PI.

NIH Program Office: National Institute on Ageing, Bethesda, MD—Chhanda Dutta 2016-present; Winifred Rossi 2012-16; Sherry Sherman 1994-2012; Marcia Ory 1994-2001; National Institute of Nursing Research, Bethesda, MD—Program Officers.

Central Laboratory: University of Michigan, Ann Arbor—Daniel McConnell (Central Ligand Assay Satellite Services). Coordinating Center: University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA—Maria Mori Brooks, PI 2012-present; Kim Sutton-Tyrrell, PI 2001-12; New England Research Institutes, Watertown, MA—Sonja McKinlay, PI 1995-2001. Steering Committee: Susan Johnson, Current Chair; Chris Gallagher, Former Chair.

All study teams would like to thank the participants for volunteering their time to be involved in the respective studies. The findings and views in this paper are not those from the original studies or their respective funding agencies.

Where authors are identified as personnel of the International Agency for Research on Cancer/World Health Organization, the authors alone are responsible for the views expressed in this article and they do not necessarily represent the decisions, policy or views of the International Agency for Research on Cancer/World Health Organisation.

Original Source: https://www.bmj.com/content/377/bmj-2022-070603