Dapivirine vaginal ring use does not diminish the effectiveness of hormonal contraception
This study evaluated the potential for a clinically relevant drug-drug interaction with concomitant use of a dapivirine vaginal ring, a novel antiretroviral-based HIV-1 prevention strategy, and hormonal contraception by exami
Assessing the causal relationship between obesity and venous thromboembolism through a Mendelian Randomization study
Observational studies have shown an association between obesity and venous thromboembolism (VTE) but it is not known if observed associations are causal, due to reverse causation or confounding bias.
Prediagnostic alcohol consumption and colorectal cancer survival: The Colon Cancer Family Registry
Although previous studies have noted an increased risk of colorectal cancer (CRC) among moderate to heavy alcohol consumers in comparison with nondrinkers, the relation between alcohol consumption and CRC survival remains unc
Juvenile idiopathic arthritis in relation to perinatal and maternal characteristics: a case control study
Existing data on associations between maternal and early childhood exposures and juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA) risk is scant and inconsistent with previous studies showing potential role for prematurity, number of sibli
Sex-specific associations of maternal birthweight with offspring birthweight in the Omega study
This study investigated nonlinear and offspring sex-specific associations of maternal birthweight (BW) with offspring BW among participants of the Omega study, a pregnancy cohort.
Cooking at Home: A Strategy to Comply With U.S. Dietary Guidelines at No Extra Cost
Cooking at home is associated with better diet quality. This study examined the frequency of home-cooked dinners versus eating out in relation to the Healthy Eating Index (HEI), and food expenditures.
Stage IV colorectal cancer primary site and patterns of distant metastasis
Although colorectal cancer (CRC) usually metastasizes to the liver and/or lungs, factors influencing the anatomic pattern of metastases remain poorly understood. The findings from this study suggest that patients with rectal
Association between Native American-owned casinos and the prevalence of large-for-gestational-age births
A small number of studies have used a natural experiment approach to examine the health impacts of increased economic resources stemming from Native American-owned casinos.
Variation in Adult Traumatic Brain Injury Outcomes in the United States
This study seeked to ascertain the degree of variation, by state of acute care hospitalization, in outcomes associated with traumatic brain injury (TBI) in an adult population.
Infusion-Compatible Antibiotic Formulations for Rapid Administration to Improve Outcomes in Cancer Outpatients With Severe Sepsis and Septic Shock: The Sepsis STAT Pack
Patients with cancer are at high risk for severe sepsis and septic shock (SS/SSh), and a delay in receiving effective antibiotics is strongly associated with mortality.