Irene M Gathuru

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OBJECTIVES To assess the possible relationship between formaldehyde exposure and mortality risk from pharyngeal cancer (PC), in particular nasopharyngeal cancer (NPC). METHODS Subjects were 7328 workers employed at a plastics-producing plant (1941-1984). Vital status for 98% of the cohort and cause of death for 95% of 2872 deaths were determined.(More)
OBJECTIVE The prevalence of obstructive lung disease is rising in the United States, particularly among those of African descent. Rates of ventilatory impairment and reported respiratory symptoms were examined in a cross-sectional study of urban Nigerian civil servants who are in transition to a westernized lifestyle. DESIGN 410 civil servants (235 men,(More)
1Department of Pharmacy and Therapeutics, School of Pharmacy, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA 2Department of Pharmacy and Therapeutics, School of Pharmacy, Clinical Translational Science Institute, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA 3Department of Pharmacy and Therapeutics, Center for Health Equity Research and Promotion, School of(More)
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