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High-density lipoprotein cholesterol and alcohol consumption in US white and black adults: data from NHANES II.
OBJECTIVES High-density lipoprotein (HDL) cholesterol is known to be positively related to moderate alcohol consumption from studies in selected populations. This study describes the association in aExpand
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Decentralisation in India: Poverty, Politics and Panchayati Raj
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Identification, Replication, and Fine-Mapping of Loci Associated with Adult Height in Individuals of African Ancestry
Adult height is a classic polygenic trait of high heritability (h 2 ∼0.8). More than 180 single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs), identified mostly in populations of European descent, are associatedExpand
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A new look at quantifying tobacco exposure during pregnancy using fuzzy clustering.
BACKGROUND Prenatal tobacco exposure is a risk factor for the development of externalizing behaviors and is associated with several adverse health outcomes. Because pregnancy smoking is a complexExpand
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High density lipoprotein cholesterol levels among US adults by selected demographic and socioeconomic variables. The Second National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 1976-1980.
The distribution of serum high density lipoprotein cholesterol (HDL cholesterol) levels was determined on a nationally representative sample of 9,625 adults aged 20-74 years, as part of the SecondExpand
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Prenatal tobacco exposure: developmental outcomes in the neonatal period.
Smoking during pregnancy is a persistent public health problem that has been linked to later adverse outcomes. The neonatal period--the first month of life--carries substantial developmental changeExpand
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Adaptations of Strongylocentrotus droebachiensis for survival on barren grounds in Nova Scotia
The majority of sea urchin species are primarily herbivorous. There are numerous examples where urchin grazing has brought about great changes in the abundance and community composition of marineExpand
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Serum total cholesterol: HDL cholesterol ratios in US white and black adults by selected demographic and socioeconomic variables (HANES II).
BACKGROUND Framingham Study findings suggest that total cholesterol (TC):High density lipoprotein cholesterol (HDL-C) ratio is a useful summary of the joint contribution of TC and HDL-C to coronaryExpand
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Determining the impact of prenatal tobacco exposure on self-regulation at 6 months.
Our goal in the present study was to examine the effects of maternal smoking during pregnancy on infant self-regulation, exploring birth weight as a mediator and sex as a moderator of risk. AExpand
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Multiancestry Genome-Wide Association Study of Lipid Levels Incorporating Gene-Alcohol Interactions.
A person's lipid profile is influenced by genetic variants and alcohol consumption, but the contribution of interactions between these exposures has not been studied. We therefore incorporatedExpand
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