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Rotavirus vaccine effectiveness in low-income settings: An evaluation of the test-negative design

Vaccine, Tuesday, January 3, 2017

The test-negative design (TND), an epidemiologic method currently used to measure rotavirus vaccine (RV) effectiveness, compares the vaccination status of rotavirus-positive cases and rotavirus-negative controls meeting a pre

Daughters of Mothers Who Smoke: A Population-based Cohort Study of Maternal Prenatal Tobacco use and Subsequent Prenatal Smoking in Offspring

Paediatric and Perinatal Epidemiology, Sunday, January 1, 2017

Prenatal exposure to tobacco is associated with adverse health outcomes for the mother and child, and has been associated with an increased risk of tobacco smoking and nicotine dependence in offspring.

The Children's Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder Telemental Health Treatment Study: Caregiver Outcomes

Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology , Sunday, January 1, 2017

The Children's Attention-deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) Telemental Health Treatment Study (CATTS) tested the hypotheses that children and caregivers who received guideline-based treatment delivered through a hybrid tel

Maternal Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy Reduces Vertical Cytomegalovirus Transmission But Does Not Reduce Breast Milk Cytomegalovirus Levels

AIDS Research and Human Retroviruses, Tuesday, December 6, 2016

To evaluate the impact of highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) on CMV transmission and breast milk level in the context of maternal HIV. HAART started during the third trimester may decrease infant CMV infections, by

The cross-sectional association between vasomotor symptoms and hemostatic parameter levels in postmenopausal women

Menopause, Monday, December 5, 2016

Vasomotor symptoms (VMS) may be a marker of cardiovascular risk.

Use of acetaminophen in relation to the occurrence of cancer: a review of epidemiologic studies

Cancer Causes & Control, Thursday, December 1, 2016

Acetaminophen has several pharmacologic properties that suggest it could be carcinogenic in human beings.

Geographic distribution of incidence of pericardial and paratesticular mesotheliomas in the USA

Cancer Causes & Control, Thursday, December 1, 2016

Exposure to asbestos is thought to cause the large majority of pleural mesotheliomas in the USA.

Consumption of alcoholic beverages in adolescence and adulthood and risk of testicular germ cell tumor

International Journal of Cancer, Thursday, December 1, 2016

The etiology of testicular germ cell tumor (TGCT) remains obscure and accumulating evidence suggests that postnatal environmental or lifestyle factors may play a role. 

Individual and Neighborhood Socioeconomic Status and the Association between Air Pollution and Cardiovascular Disease

Environmental Health Perspectives, Thursday, December 1, 2016

Long-term fine particulate matter (PM2.5) exposure is linked with cardiovascular disease, and disadvantaged status may increase susceptibility to air pollution-related health effects.

Obesity, diet quality, physical activity, and the built environment: the need for behavioral pathways

BioMed Central Public Health, Thursday, November 10, 2016

Any links between the built environment and health outcomes critically depend on establishing appropriate behavioral pathways. In this study, home-centric BE measures, were not related to physical activity or to diet.