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Child height gain is associated with consumption of animal-source foods in livestock-owning households in Western Kenya

Public Health Nutrition, Wednesday, February 1, 2017

To clarify the pathways between household livestock and child growth by assessing the relationships between consumption of animal-source foods (ASF) and child growth and evaluating the household livestock correlates of child

The Cumulative Burden of Mental, Substance Use, and General Medical Disorders and Rehospitalization and Mortality After an Injury

Psychiatric Services, Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Each year in the United States, 1.5-2.5 million individuals require hospitalization for an injury.

Placental genetic variations in vitamin D metabolism and birthweight

Placenta, Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Our study identified overall and sex-specific associations between placental genetic variations in vitamin D metabolism and birthweight.

Alzheimer's disease neuropathologic change, Lewy body disease, and vascular brain injury in clinic- and community-based samples

Neurobiological Aging, Monday, January 30, 2017

We examined the relationships between Alzheimer's disease neuropathologic change (ADNC), Lewy body disease (LBD), and vascular brain injury (VBI) in 2 large autopsy samples.

Maternal Birthplace is Associated with Low Birth Weight Within Racial/Ethnic Groups

Maternal Child Health Journal, Monday, January 16, 2017

While disparities in low birth weight (LBW) incidence by racial/ethnic group are well known, differences in LBW incidence by maternal birthplace within racial/ethnic groups, and particularly, differences after adjustment for

Transgenerational Transmission of Preterm Birth Risk: The Role of Race and Generational Socio-Economic Neighborhood Context

Maternal Child Health Journal, Friday, January 13, 2017

We investigated associations of mothers' preterm birth (PTB) status with her infants' PTB risk. We also examined whether this relationship differs by mothers' race and generational socio-economic neighborhood context. 

Awareness, treatment and control of hypertension in Nepal: findings from the Dhulikhel Heart Study

Heart Asia, Wednesday, January 4, 2017

Although previous studies have suggested alarming rise in the prevalence of hypertension in Nepal, there is dearth of information on its awareness, treatment and control.

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