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Sex-specific associations of maternal birthweight with offspring birthweight in the Omega study

Annals of Epidemiology, Wednesday, May 10, 2017

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

American Journal of Preventive Medicine, Monday, May 1, 2017

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

Cancer Epidemiology, Friday, April 21, 2017

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

International Journal of Epidemiology, Wednesday, April 19, 2017

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

Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation, Tuesday, April 18, 2017

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

National Comprehensive Cancer Network, Saturday, April 15, 2017

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.

Proposed variations of the stepped-wedge design can be used to accommodate multiple interventions

Journal of Clinical Epidemiology, Thursday, April 13, 2017

Stepped-wedge design (SWD) cluster-randomized trials have traditionally been used for evaluating a single intervention. We aimed to explore design variants suitable for evaluating multiple interventions in an SWD trial.

Association of Air Pollution Exposures With High-Density Lipoprotein Cholesterol and Particle Number

Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis, and Vascular Biology, Thursday, April 13, 2017

The relationship between air pollution and cardiovascular disease may be explained by changes in high-density lipoprotein (HDL).

Projected demographic composition of the United States population of people living with diagnosed HIV

AIDS Care, Monday, April 10, 2017

The transformation of HIV from a fatal disease to lifelong disease has resulted in an HIV-infected population that is growing and aging, placing new and increasing demands on public programs and health services.

A cross-sectional analysis of Trichomonas vaginalis infection among heterosexual HIV-1 serodiscordant African couples

Sexually Transmitted Infections, Tuesday, April 4, 2017

Trichomonas vaginalis is the most prevalent curable STI worldwide and has been associated with adverse health outcomes and increased HIV-1 transmission risk.