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A prospective study of risk factors for symptomatic urinary tract infection in young women.
BACKGROUND Although acute urinary tract infections are common in young women, the associated risk factors have not been defined prospectively. METHODS We recruited sexually active young women whoExpand
Prevention of pelvic inflammatory disease by screening for cervical chlamydial infection.
BACKGROUND Chlamydia trachomatis is a frequent cause of pelvic inflammatory disease. However, there is little information from clinical studies about whether screening women for cervical chlamydialExpand
Technologies for Detecting Falsified and Substandard Drugs in Low and Middle-Income Countries
Falsified and substandard drugs are a global health problem, particularly in low- and middle-income countries (LMIC) that have weak pharmacovigilance and drug regulatory systems. Poor qualityExpand
First-Trimester Drug Use and Congenital Disorders
The authors determined the prevalence of certain major congenital disorders among live-born infants of 6509 mothers in a prepaid health plan for the 30-month period of January 1, 1980 through JuneExpand
Postmenopausal estrogen replacement therapy and the risk of Alzheimer's disease: a population-based case-control study.
Preliminary animal and human data suggest that estrogens may be protective against Alzheimer's disease in women. In a population-based case-control study at Group Health Cooperative of Puget Sound,Expand
Prevention of pelvic inflammatory disease by screening for cervical chlamydial infection.
Background Chlamydia trachomatis is a frequent cause of pelvic inflammatory disease. However, there is little information from clinical studies about whether screening women for cervical chlamydialExpand
Antibiotics and Clostridium difficile diarrhea in the ambulatory care setting.
OBJECTIVE The goal of this study was to determine the prevalence of Clostridium difficile diarrhea (CDD) and the risk for CDD associated with different oral antibiotics commonly used in theExpand
Risk factors for statin‐associated rhabdomyolysis
To identify and characterize risk factors for rhabdomyolysis in patients prescribed statin monotherapy or statin plus fibrate therapy.
The Role of Cost—Consequence Analysis in Healthcare Decision—Making
SummaryA greater understanding of value associated with new pharmaceutical products should lead to better decision—making. Most commonly cost—effectiveness ratios (CERs) are used to indicate value;Expand
Metabolic syndrome and outcomes following early-stage breast cancer
The prevalence of risk factors contributing to metabolic syndrome (MetS) is increasing, and numerous components of MetS are associated with increased primary breast cancer (BC) risk. However, less isExpand
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