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Depression and ART Initiation Among HIV Serodiscordant Couples in Kenya and Uganda

AIDS and Behavior, Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Depression is a known barrier for antiretroviral therapy (ART) adherence, but less is understood about its effects on ART initiation.

A common haplotype lowers PU.1 expression in myeloid cells and delays onset of Alzheimer's disease

Nature Neuroscience, Monday, June 19, 2017

Alzheimer's Disease is the most prevalent form of dementia. While genome-wide association studies have identified more than twenty AD risk loci, the associated disease genes and mechanisms remain largely unclear.

Racial Differences in the Association Between Maternal Antenatal Depression and Preterm Birth Risk: A Prospective Cohort Study

Journal of Women's Health, Friday, June 16, 2017

In the United States, racial/ethnic disparities in preterm birth (PTB) are well documented, but explanations for why the disparity persists remain to be fully explored.

Timing of Aspirin and Other Nonsteroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drug Use Among Patients With Colorectal Cancer in Relation to Tumor Markers and Survival

Journal of Clinical Oncology, Thursday, June 15, 2017

Regular use of aspirin is associated with improved survival for patients with colorectal cancer (CRC).

Uses of nutrient profiling to address public health needs: from regulation to reformulation

The Nutrition Society, Friday, June 9, 2017

Nutrient profiling (NP) models rate the nutritional quality of individual foods, based on their nutrient composition.

Association of endometrial hyperplasia and cancer with a history of gestational diabetes

Cancer Causes & Control, Friday, June 2, 2017

Excess circulating insulin may contribute to endometrial cancer (EC) development; studies suggest increased risk of EC associated with type 2 diabetes.

Mycoplasma genitalium on the Loose: Time to Sound the Alarm

Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Thursday, June 1, 2017

Early Systolic Dysfunction Following Traumatic Brain Injury: A Cohort Study

Critical Care Medicine, Thursday, June 1, 2017

Prior studies have suggested that traumatic brain injury may affect cardiac function.

Brief Report: Medication Sharing Is Rare Among African HIV-1 Serodiscordant Couples Enrolled in an Efficacy Trial of Oral Pre-exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) for HIV-1 Prevention

JAIDS Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes, Thursday, June 1, 2017

Sharing of pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) medications is a concern for PrEP implementation.

Long-Term Oral Bisphosphonate Therapy and Fractures in Older Women: The Women's Health Initiative

Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, Monday, May 29, 2017

This study examined the association between long-term bisphosphonate use and fracture in older women at high risk of fracture.