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This study assessed women and men on a divided attention task, body sway, and subjective (self-report) estimates of impairment across different doses of alcohol. Twelve females and 12 males (mean age of 20.4 years) were given placebo, low, and high doses of alcohol in random order across sessions. Each subject was tested 3 times during each session. The… (More)
Forty subjects who were pretested on their beliefs and attitudes toward drinking and driving were later tested in a laboratory on the extent of their subjective and objective cognitive impairment from placebo, low and high alcohol doses. A second study conducted at college drinking parties validated some of the laboratory findings.
Women's market work in developing countries is thought to improve their well-being directly through increased income for health-related purchases and indirectly through elevating women's status within the household. While a number of studies have looked at the effects of women's work and the cost of women's time on child nutrition and welfare, the direct… (More)
Most low-resource settings depend on hormonal contraceptives for their family planning programmes and cervical cancer occurs in higher frequency in these populations. To determine whether hormonal contraception use increases cervical carcinoma in-situ (CIS) risk, a case-control study was conducted in the Kingston and St Andrew Corporate area of Jamaica,… (More)
Healthy human subjects performed a vigilance task involving decision making and motor responses under four drug conditions involving random assignment and double blind procedures. Naloxone (0.4 mg) or saline was injected intravenously before subjects consumed a drink of alcohol (0.56 gm ethanol per kg body weight) or a simulated alcoholic drink. Blood… (More)