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Comparing Arterial Function Parameters for the Prediction of Coronary Heart Disease Events: The Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA)

American Journal of Epidemiology, Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Arterial dysfunction has been linked to decline in cardiac function and increased risk of cardiovascular disease events.

Trends in Consumption of Solid Fats, Added Sugars, Sodium, Sugar-Sweetened Beverages, and Fruit from Fast Food Restaurants and by Fast Food Restaurant Type among US Children, 2003-2010

Nutrients, Tuesday, December 13, 2016

Energy intakes from fast food restaurants (FFRs) have declined among US children.

Maternal Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy Reduces Vertical Cytomegalovirus Transmission But Does Not Reduce Breast Milk Cytomegalovirus Levels

AIDS Research and Human Retroviruses, Tuesday, December 6, 2016

To evaluate the impact of highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) on CMV transmission and breast milk level in the context of maternal HIV. HAART started during the third trimester may decrease infant CMV infections, by

The cross-sectional association between vasomotor symptoms and hemostatic parameter levels in postmenopausal women

Menopause, Monday, December 5, 2016

Vasomotor symptoms (VMS) may be a marker of cardiovascular risk.

Use of acetaminophen in relation to the occurrence of cancer: a review of epidemiologic studies

Cancer Causes & Control, Thursday, December 1, 2016

Acetaminophen has several pharmacologic properties that suggest it could be carcinogenic in human beings.

Geographic distribution of incidence of pericardial and paratesticular mesotheliomas in the USA

Cancer Causes & Control, Thursday, December 1, 2016

Exposure to asbestos is thought to cause the large majority of pleural mesotheliomas in the USA.

Consumption of alcoholic beverages in adolescence and adulthood and risk of testicular germ cell tumor

International Journal of Cancer, Thursday, December 1, 2016

The etiology of testicular germ cell tumor (TGCT) remains obscure and accumulating evidence suggests that postnatal environmental or lifestyle factors may play a role. 

Individual and Neighborhood Socioeconomic Status and the Association between Air Pollution and Cardiovascular Disease

Environmental Health Perspectives, Thursday, December 1, 2016

Long-term fine particulate matter (PM2.5) exposure is linked with cardiovascular disease, and disadvantaged status may increase susceptibility to air pollution-related health effects.

Mixed neuropathologies and estimated rates of clinical progression in a large autopsy sample

Alzheimer's & Dementia, Saturday, November 19, 2016

Whether co-occurring neuropathologies interact or independently affect clinical disease progression is uncertain.

Obesity, diet quality, physical activity, and the built environment: the need for behavioral pathways

BioMed Central Public Health, Thursday, November 10, 2016

Any links between the built environment and health outcomes critically depend on establishing appropriate behavioral pathways. In this study, home-centric BE measures, were not related to physical activity or to diet.