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Discovery and Refinement of Loci Associated with Lipid Levels
Levels of low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol, high-density lipoprotein (HDL) cholesterol, triglycerides and total cholesterol are heritable, modifiable risk factors for coronary arteryExpand
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Common variants associated with plasma triglycerides and risk for coronary artery disease
Triglycerides are transported in plasma by specific triglyceride-rich lipoproteins; in epidemiological studies, increased triglyceride levels correlate with higher risk for coronary artery diseaseExpand
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The African Genome Variation Project shapes medical genetics in Africa
Given the importance of Africa to studies of human origins and disease susceptibility, detailed characterization of African genetic diversity is needed. The African Genome Variation Project providesExpand
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Role and outcomes of community health workers in HIV care in sub-Saharan Africa: a systematic review
The provision of HIV treatment and care in sub‐Saharan Africa faces multiple challenges, including weak health systems and attrition of trained health workers. One potential response to overcomeExpand
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HIV and AIDS among fisherfolk: a threat to 'responsible fisheries'?
Fishing communities are often among the highest-risk groups in countries with high overall rates of HIV/AIDS prevalence. Vulnerability to HIV/AIDS stems from complex, interacting causes that mayExpand
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The transition to living with HIV as a chronic condition in rural Uganda: working to create order and control when on antiretroviral therapy.
This paper analyses the productive activities of people living with HIV following their uptake of antiretroviral therapy (ART) in rural Uganda. It presents findings from a two-phase qualitativeExpand
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The orphan problem: experience of a sub-Saharan Africa rural population in the AIDS epidemic.
An assessment of the prevalence of orphans and the magnitude of their problems and the extent to which HIV-1 is contributing to this was done in a rural population in South-West Uganda with an HIV-1Expand
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Fisherfolk are among groups most at risk of HIV: cross-country analysis of prevalence and numbers infected
HIV prevalence in some fishing communities in low and middle-income countries is known to be high relative to national average seroprevalence rates. Most of the studies supporting this claim refer toExpand
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Evaluation of Respondent-driven Sampling
Background: Respondent-driven sampling is a novel variant of link-tracing sampling for estimating the characteristics of hard-to-reach groups, such as HIV prevalence in sex workers. Despite its useExpand
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Transactional sex and HIV: understanding the gendered structural drivers of HIV in fishing communities in Southern Malawi
In Southern Malawi, the fishing industry is highly gendered, with men carrying out the fishing and women processing, drying and selling the fish. Research has shown that individuals living in fishingExpand
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