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Historical Cohort Study of US Man-Made Vitreous Fiber Production Workers: I. 1992 Fiberglass Cohort Follow-Up: Initial Findings
This 1986 to 1992 update and expansion of an earlier historical cohort study examined the 1946 to 1992 mortality experience of 32,110 workers employed for 1 year or more during 1945 to 1978 at any ofExpand
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OCMAP-PLUS: a program for the comprehensive analysis of occupational cohort data.
The Occupational Cohort Mortality Analysis Program (OCMAP) has been redesigned for optimal microcomputer use and extended to include new computing algorithms. The new program, OCMAP-PLUS, offers aExpand
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Work in the metal industry and nasopharyngeal cancer mortality among formaldehyde-exposed workers.
OBJECTIVE To investigate further the possibility that the large nasopharyngeal cancer (NPC) mortality excess among a cohort of formaldehyde-exposed workers may be related to occupational factorsExpand
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Historical Cohort Study of US Man-Made Vitreous Fiber Production Workers: II. Mortality From Mesothelioma
As part of our ongoing mortality surveillance program for the US man-made vitreous fiber (MMVF) industry, we examined mortality from malignant mesothelioma using data from our 1989 follow-up of 3478Expand
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Sexual abuse, sexual orientation, and obesity in women.
BACKGROUND Among adult women an association between childhood sexual abuse (CSA) and obesity has been observed. Research with lesbian women has consistently identified high rates of obesity as wellExpand
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Dietary intake, physical activity, and obesity in women with polycystic ovary syndrome
OBJECTIVE: To determine whether dietary intake and physical activity contribute to obesity in women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS).DESIGN: Case–control study.SUBJECTS: A total of 84 cases andExpand
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Characterization of Relations Among Sleep, Inflammation, and Psychiatric Dysfunction in Depressed Youth With Crohn Disease
Objectives: Recent reports demonstrate a link between inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) and sleep disturbance. Increased psychiatric dysfunction is consistently reported in patients with IBD. OurExpand
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Comparative incidence of de novo nonlymphoid malignancies after liver transplantation under tacrolimus using surveillance epidemiologic end result data.
BACKGROUND An increased incidence of de novo nonlymphoid malignancies has been shown in immunocompromised patients. However, the true risk over time compared to the general population has not beenExpand
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Mortality patterns among workers exposed to acrylamide: 1994 follow up.
OBJECTIVE: To update the mortality experience of a cohort of 8508 workers with potential exposure to acrylamide at three plants in the United States from 1984-94. METHODS: Analyses of standardisedExpand
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Pesticide exposure as a risk factor for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis: a meta-analysis of epidemiological studies: pesticide exposure as a risk factor for ALS.
BACKGROUND Exposure to pesticides and agricultural chemicals has been linked to amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) although findings have been inconsistent. A meta-analysis of studies publishedExpand
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