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Pre-exposure Prophylaxis Use by Breastfeeding HIV-Uninfected Women: A Prospective Short-Term Study of Antiretroviral Excretion in Breast Milk and Infant Absorption

PLOS Medicine, Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Researchers have found that breastfeeding mothers taking the antiretroviral drugs tenofovir and emtricitabine have a low risk of side effects. 

“I wasn't texting; I was just reading an email …”: a qualitative study of distracted driving enforcement in Washington State

BMJ, Thursday, September 15, 2016

In response to the rise of distracted driving, many countries and most US states have adopted laws to restrict the use of handheld phones for drivers.

Importance of taste, nutrition, cost and convenience in relation to diet quality: Evidence of nutrition resilience among US adults using National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) 2007–2010

Preventive Medicine, Thursday, September 1, 2016

Concerns with taste, nutrition, cost, and convenience are said to be key influences on food choices. This study examined the importance of food-related attitudes in relation to diet quality using US national level data. 

Health in times of uncertainty in the eastern Mediterranean region, 1990–2013: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2013

The Lancet, Wednesday, August 24, 2016

This study shows that the eastern Mediterranean region is going through a crucial health phase.

Processed Meat, but Not Unprocessed Red Meat, Is Inversely Associated with Leukocyte Telomere Length in the Strong Heart Family Study

The Journal of Nutrition, Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Telomeres are repetitive nucleotide sequences (TTAGGG) and their associated proteins at the end of eukaryote chromosomes.

Integrated Delivery of Antiretroviral Treatment and Pre-exposure Prophylaxis to HIV-1–Serodiscordant Couples: A Prospective Implementation Study in Kenya and Uganda

PLOS Medicine, Tuesday, August 23, 2016

Integrated delivery of time-limited PrEP until sustained ART use in African HIV-1-serodiscordant couples was feasible, demonstrated high uptake and adherence, and resulted in near elimination of HIV-1 transmission, with an ob

Re-detection vs. new acquisition of high-risk human papillomavirus in mid-adult women

International Journal of Cancer, Thursday, August 4, 2016

To understand high-risk (hr) human papillomavirus (HPV) epidemiology in mid-adulthood, we assessed whether associations between incident detection of hrHPV DNA and recent sexual behavior differed according to whether or not t

Dietary Weight Loss and Exercise Effects on Serum Biomarkers of Angiogenesis in Overweight Postmenopausal Women: A Randomized Controlled Trial

Cancer Research, Monday, August 1, 2016

Overweight and obese women lowered levels of proteins associated with cancer after one year of calorie, fat reductions. Anne McTiernan, research professor in epidemiology, is quoted.

Large-Scale Exome-wide Association Analysis Identifies Loci for White Blood Cell Traits and Pleiotropy with Immune-Mediated Diseases

American Journal of Human Genetics, Thursday, July 7, 2016

Researchers analyzed red blood cell traits in 130,273 individuals and white blood cell traits in 157,622 individuals.

Exome Genotyping Identifies Pleiotropic Variants Associated with Red Blood Cell Traits

American, Thursday, July 7, 2016

Researchers analyzed red blood cell traits in 130,273 individuals and white blood cell traits in 157,622 individuals.