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Low High-Density Lipoprotein Cholesterol and Incident Coronary Heart Among Blacks in the Reasons for Geographic and Racial Differences in Stroke (REGARDS) Study

Low High-Density Lipoprotein Cholesterol and Incident Coronary Heart Among Blacks in the Reasons for Geographic and Racial Differences in Stroke (REGARDS) Study

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ARTICLE: Low High-Density Lipoprotein Cholesterol and Incident Coronary Heart Among Blacks in the Reasons for Geographic and Racial Differences in Stroke (REGARDS) Study AUTHORS: Lisandro Colantonio, Sergio Fazio, Robert Rosenson, Michael Miller, Maciej Banach, Monika Safford, Paul Muntner, Peter Toth JOURNAL: J Am Coll Cardiol. 2016;67(13_S):1837-1837. doi:10.1016/S0735-1097(16)31838-1 Abstract Background: Low high-density lipoprotein cholesterol (HDL-C) has been(...)

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Understanding the impact of second-hand smoke exposure on clinical outcomes in participants with COPD in the SPIROMICS cohort

Understanding the impact of second-hand smoke exposure on clinical outcomes in participants with COPD in the SPIROMICS cohort

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ARTICLE: Understanding the impact of second-hand smoke exposure on clinical outcomes in participants with COPD in the SPIROMICS cohort AUTHORS: Nirupama Putcha, R Graham Barr, Meilan K Han, Prescott G Woodruff, Eugene R Bleecker, Richard E Kanner, Fernando J Martinez, Benjamin M Smith, Donald P Tashkin, Russell P Bowler, Mark D Eisner, Stephen I Rennard, Robert A Wise, Nadia N Hansel, for the SPIROMICS Investigators JOURNAL: Thorax. 2016 Mar 9. pii: thoraxjnl-2015-207487.(...)

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Changes in Food-Specific IgE Over Time in the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES)

Changes in Food-Specific IgE Over Time in the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES)

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ARTICLE: Changes in Food-Specific IgE Over Time in the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) AUTHORS: Emily C. McGowan, Roger D. Peng, Päivi M. Salo, Darryl C. Zeldin, Corinne A. Keet JOURNAL: J Allergy Clin Immunol Pract. 2016 Apr 22. pii: S2213-2198(16)30011-3. doi: 10.1016/j.jaip.2016.01.017. [Epub ahead of print] Abstract Background: Food allergy prevalence appears to(...)

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Diabetes Medications as Monotherapy or Metformin-Based Combination Therapy for Type 2 Diabetes: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

Diabetes Medications as Monotherapy or Metformin-Based Combination Therapy for Type 2 Diabetes: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

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ARTICLE: Diabetes Medications as Monotherapy or Metformin-Based Combination Therapy for Type 2 Diabetes: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis AUTHORS: Nisa M. Maruthur, Eva Tseng, Susan Hutfless, Lisa M. Wilson, Catalina Suarez-Cuervo, Zackary Berger, Yue Chu, Emmanuel Iyoha, Jodi B. Segal and Shari Bolen JOURNAL: Ann Intern Med. 2016 Apr 19. doi: 10.7326/M15-2650. [Epub ahead of print](...)

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Association of DNA Methylation Differences With Schizophrenia in an Epigenome-Wide Association Study

Association of DNA Methylation Differences With Schizophrenia in an Epigenome-Wide Association Study

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ARTICLE: Association of DNA Methylation Differences With Schizophrenia in an Epigenome-Wide Association Study AUTHORS: Carolina Montano, Margaret A. Taub, Andrew Jaffe, Eirikur Briem, Jason I. Feinberg, Rakel Trygvadottir, Adrian Idrizi, Arni Runarsson, Birna Berndsen, Ruben C. Gur, Tyler M. Moore, Rodney T. Perry, Doug Fugman, Sarven Sabunciyan, Robert H. Yolken, Thomas M. Hyde, Joel E. Kleinman, Janet L. Sobell, Carlos N. Pato, Michele T. Pato, Rodney C. Go, Vishwajit Nimgaonkar, Daniel R. Weinberger, David Braff, Raquel E. Gur, Margaret Daniele Fallin, Andrew(...)

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Evaluation of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Recommendations for Hepatitis C Virus Testing in an Urban Emergency Department

Evaluation of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Recommendations for Hepatitis C Virus Testing in an Urban Emergency Department

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ARTICLE: Evaluation of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Recommendations for Hepatitis C Virus Testing in an Urban Emergency Department AUTHORS: Yu-Hsiang Hsieh, Richard E. Rothman, Oliver B. Laeyendecker, Gabor D. Kelen, Ama Avornu, Eshan U. Patel, Jim Kim, Risha Irvin, David L. Thomas and Thomas C. Quinn JOURNAL: Clin Infect Dis. 2016 May 1;62(9):1059-65. doi: 10.1093/cid/ciw074.(...)

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Association of Variants in Candidate Genes with Lipid Profiles in Women with Early Breast Cancer on Adjuvant Aromatase Inhibitor Therapy

Association of Variants in Candidate Genes with Lipid Profiles in Women with Early Breast Cancer on Adjuvant Aromatase Inhibitor Therapy

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ARTICLE: Association of Variants in Candidate Genes with Lipid Profiles in Women with Early Breast Cancer on Adjuvant Aromatase Inhibitor Therapy AUTHORS: Cesar A. Santa-Maria, Amanda Blackford, Anne T. Nguyen, Todd C. Skaar, Santosh Philips, Steffi Oesterreich, James M. Rae, Zeruesenay Desta, Jason Robarge, Norah Lynn Henry, Anna M. Stornioio, Daniel F. Hayes, Roger S.(...)

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Antimicrobial Access in the 21st Century: Delays and Critical Shortages

Antimicrobial Access in the 21st Century: Delays and Critical Shortages

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ARTICLE: Antimicrobial Access in the 21st Century: Delays and Critical Shortages AUTHORS: Shmuel Shoham, Annukka Antar, Paul Auwaerter, Christine Durand, Mark Sulkowski and Deborah Cotton JOURNAL: Ann Intern Med. 2016 Mar 22. doi: 10.7326/M15-3076. [Epub ahead of print] A young woman with a bone marrow transplant and relapsed leukemia is placed on a regimen of the antibiotic(...)

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Empirical tuberculosis therapy versus isoniazid in adult outpatients with advanced HIV initiating antiretroviral therapy (REMEMBER): a multicountry open-label randomised controlled trial

Empirical tuberculosis therapy versus isoniazid in adult outpatients with advanced HIV initiating antiretroviral therapy (REMEMBER): a multicountry open-label randomised controlled trial

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ARTICLE: Empirical tuberculosis therapy versus isoniazid in adult outpatients with advanced HIV initiating antiretroviral therapy (REMEMBER): a multicountry open-label randomised controlled trial AUTHORS: Mina C Hosseinipour, Gregory P Bisson, Sachiko Miyahara, Xin Sun, Agnes Moses, Cynthia Riviere, Fredrick K Kirui, Sharlaa Badal-Faesen, David Lagat, Mulinda Nyirenda, Kogieleum Naidoo, James Hakim, Peter Mugyenyi, German Henostroza, Paul(...)

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Epigenetic modulators, modifiers and mediators in cancer aetiology and progression

Epigenetic modulators, modifiers and mediators in cancer aetiology and progression

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ARTICLE: Epigenetic modulators, modifiers and mediators in cancer aetiology and progression AUTHORS: Andrew P. Feinberg, Michael A. Koldobskiy, Anita Göndör JOURNAL: Nat Rev Genet. 2016 Mar 14. doi: 10.1038/nrg.2016.13. [Epub ahead of print] Abstract This year is the tenth anniversary of the publication in this journal of a model suggesting the existence of 'tumour progenitor genes'.(...)

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