Angel Sampson

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To determine the contribution of breakfast-eating behavior to dietary adequacy among low-income African-American children, 1151 children attending grades two through five at four elementary schools in East Orange, New Jersey were studied. Results of a 4-day eating behavior survey and a 24-hour dietary recall reveal that on any given day, 12% to 26% of(More)
To test the hypothesis that participation in the School Breakfast Program by low-income children is associated with improvements in standardized achievement test scores and in rates of absence and tardiness, children in grades 3 through 6 were studied in the Lawrence, Mass, public schools, where the School Breakfast Program was begun at the start of the(More)
With the completion of the genome of Mycobacterium tuberculosis comes the promise of a new generation of potent drugs to combat the emerging epidemic of multiply drug-resistant isolates. Translating this genomic information into realistic assays, valid targets, and preclinical drug candidates represents the next great hope in tuberculosis control. We(More)
OBJECTIVES Parents may be deterred from obtaining commercial oral rehydration solutions (ORS) for their young children with acute diarrheal disease because of its availability and/or cost, especially if they are poor. We conducted a randomized clinical trial to determine 1) whether low-income parents could safely mix and administer cereal-based ORS (CBORS)(More)
of Thesis Presented to the Graduate School of the University of Florida in Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements for the Degree of Master of Science INHIBITION OF HERPES SIMPLEX VIRUS REPLICATION USING SMALL INTERFERING RNA THAT TARGET ICP4 GENE OF HERPES SIMPLEX TYPE 2 By Suresha Chandani Rajaguru December 2004 Chair: Gregory S. Schultz Major Department:(More)
SIR – Recently, three studies reported genetic association of an anonymous microsatellite marker on chromosome 10p12 (D10S1423) and Alzheimer’s disease (AD), whereas a fourth study failed to replicate these findings. At least four linkage studies have implicated regions on chromosome 10 as likely to harbor an AD susceptibility gene; however, all reported(More)
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