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Perioperative Glucocorticoid Coverage A Reassessment 42 Years After Emergence of a Problem
ObjectiveThe authors review the historical basis for the provision of perioperative glucocorticoid coverage, and detail the evolution in the understanding of the role of theExpand
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Declining Prevalence of Cervicovaginal Human Papillomavirus Infection With Age Is Independent of Other Risk Factors
Background and Objectives: Human papillomavirus (HPV) infection of the female genital tract is the most common sexually transmitted disease. Although the prevalence of HPV in women without detectableExpand
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Medical correlates of urinary incontinence in the elderly.
A probability sample of noninstitutionalized elderly people in Washtenaw County, Michigan, was interviewed to determine the relationship between urinary incontinence and various health conditions.Expand
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Risk factors for early readmission among veterans.
This study was undertaken to identify demographic, clinical, and social risk factors for early readmission in the veteran population. Readmissions within 30 days of discharge were considered "early."Expand
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Expression of the apoptosis-suppressing protein bcl-2, in neuroblastoma is associated with unfavorable histology and N-myc amplification.
Survival rate in neuroblastoma, a tumor of post-ganglionic sympathetic neuroblasts, correlates with disease stage, tumor histology, and N-myc gene amplification. N-myc amplification is associatedExpand
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Xerostomia, Xerogenic Medications and Food Avoidances in Selected Geriatric Groups
OBJECTIVE: To study the relationship between complaints of xerostomia and salivary performance and food avoidances in four geriatric groups chosen to reflect a broad spectrum of individuals along theExpand
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Sexually transmitted diseases, sexual behavior, and cocaine use in inner-city women.
The prevalence of untreated sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) was assessed in a cohort of 372 sexually active inner-city women (92% black, 49% US-born) with no history of injection drug use whoExpand
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Health Insurance Coverage of the Unemployed
Of 1,332 unemployed individuals in the Detroit area interviewed in late 1983, 51% did not have health insurance. Lack of insurance was directly related to length of unemployment. Of those unemployedExpand
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Review article: hepatitis C virus and calcineurin inhibition after renal transplantation
The impact of hepatitis C virus on patient and graft survival after renal transplantation remains controversial. However, recent studies have given emphasis on the detrimental role of hepatitis C onExpand
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Human immunodeficiency virus type 1 Nef mediates activation of STAT3 in immature dendritic cells.
Replication of immunodeficiency viruses (HIV-1 and SIV) in immature dendritic cell (DC)-T cell cocultures is dependent on Nef. In contrast, mature DCs promote the replication of wild-type andExpand
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