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Psychological sequelae of the September 11 terrorist attacks in New York City.
BACKGROUND The scope of the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, was unprecedented in the United States. We assessed the prevalence and correlates of acute post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)… Expand
Epistatic interaction between KIR3DS1 and HLA-B delays the progression to AIDS
Natural killer (NK) cells provide defense in the early stages of the innate immune response against viral infections by producing cytokines and causing cytotoxicity. The killer immunoglobulin-like… Expand
Genetic Restriction of HIV-1 Infection and Progression to AIDS by a Deletion Allele of the CKR5 Structural Gene
The chemokine receptor 5 (CKR5) protein serves as a secondary receptor on CD4+ T lymphocytes for certain strains of human immunodeficiency virus-type 1 (HIV-1). The CKR5 structural gene was mapped to… Expand
The epidemiology of post-traumatic stress disorder after disasters.
Traumatic experiences are relatively common. More than two thirds of persons in the general population may experience a significant traumatic event at some point in their lives, and up to one fifth… Expand
HLA and HIV-1: heterozygote advantage and B*35-Cw*04 disadvantage.
A selective advantage against infectious disease associated with increased heterozygosity at the human major histocompatibility complex [human leukocyte antigen (HLA) class I and class II] is… Expand
HLA and NK Cell Inhibitory Receptor Genes in Resolving Hepatitis C Virus Infection
Natural killer (NK) cells provide a central defense against viral infection by using inhibitory and activation receptors for major histocompatibility complex class I molecules as a means of… Expand
Contrasting genetic influence of CCR2 and CCR5 variants on HIV-1 infection and disease progression. Hemophilia Growth and Development Study (HGDS), Multicenter AIDS Cohort Study (MACS), Multicenter…
The critical role of chemokine receptors (CCR5 and CXCR4) in human immunodeficiency virus-type 1 (HIV-1) infection and pathogenesis prompted a search for polymorphisms in other chemokine receptor… Expand
Mortality, CD4 cell count decline, and depressive symptoms among HIV-seropositive women: longitudinal analysis from the HIV Epidemiology Research Study.
CONTEXT The impact of depression on morbidity and mortality among women with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) has not been examined despite the fact that women with HIV have substantially higher… Expand
APOL1 genetic variants in focal segmental glomerulosclerosis and HIV-associated nephropathy.
- J. Kopp, G. Nelson, +21 authors C. Winkler
- Biology, Medicine
- Journal of the American Society of Nephrology…
- 13 October 2011
Trypanolytic variants in APOL1, which encodes apolipoprotein L1, associate with kidney disease in African Americans, but whether APOL1-associated glomerular disease has a distinct clinical phenotype… Expand
Trends of probable post-traumatic stress disorder in New York City after the September 11 terrorist attacks.
- S. Galea, D. Vlahov, +5 authors D. Kilpatrick
- American journal of epidemiology
- 15 September 2003
The authors investigated trends in probable post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) prevalence in the general population of New York City in the first 6 months after the September 11 terrorist attacks.… Expand