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Whether environmental contaminants increase breast cancer risk among women on Long Island, NY, is unknown. The study objective is to determine whether breast cancer risk is increased in relation to… Continue Reading
Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAH) are potent mammary carcinogens in rodents, but their effect on breast cancer development in women is not clear. To examine whether currently measurable PAH… Continue Reading
The Long Island Breast Cancer Study Project is a federally mandated, population-based case-control study to determine whether breast cancer risk among women in the counties of Nassau and Suffolk, NY,… Continue Reading
We examined the prevalence of, and factors associated with unmet health service needs among persons with HIV disease. Data were examined from 1,851 participants in the U.S. AIDS Cost and Service… Continue Reading
Urate is a potent antioxidant at high concentrations but it has also been associated with a wide variety of health risks. Plasma urate concentration is determined by ingestion, production, and… Continue Reading
OBJECTIVE This study describes demographic characteristics of pediatric AIDS patients, describes hospital and community-based service utilization patterns, and analyzes medical and social support… Continue Reading
BACKGROUND Sugammadex rapidly reverses deep neuromuscular blockade, but owing to cost, questions remain about its optimal utilization. After the unrestricted introduction of sugammadex at Emory… Continue Reading
Plasma urate level is primarily regulated by urinary excretion, and ~70% of urate excretion is due to tubular secretion. Birds, which only secrete urate, and humans, which secrete and reabsorb, mai...
The Social Security Administration (SSA) provides cash assistance and medical benefits through its disability insurance program to Americans who are unable to work due to a medically determinable… Continue Reading
In both humans and birds, urate is an important antioxidant when maintained at normal plasma concentrations. Though human kidneys primarily reabsorb filtered urate, while those of birds perform… Continue Reading