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We examined the effect of traumatic brain injury (TBI) on inhibitory control, trajectories of recovery of inhibitory control, and the effect of age at injury, severity, and lesion location on recovery. Participants were 127 children with TBI aged 5-16 years and 117 controls of similar age. Latency of response inhibition was measured with the stop signal(More)
BACKGROUND The incidence of anal cancer is on the rise among HIV-infected men who have sex with men (MSM). Given the increasing availability of screening, this study explored anal cancer screening awareness and behaviors among MSM infected with HIV. METHODS In-depth interviews were conducted with 58 MSM infected with HIV. RESULTS Other than 2(More)
Studies in vitro suggest that pregnancy induced hypertension, or toxemia, is associated with decreased placental prostaglandins E (PGE) levels. To validate this observation in vivo PGE were measured weekly in 24h urine collections, in a prospective cross-sectional study in 9 women from 7 to 40 weeks. In addition, urinary PGE levels were also measured in 28(More)
BACKGROUND The degree of skin induration (lipodermatosclerosis) around venous ulcers has prognostic significance; however, objective measurements are needed to assess the induration. The durometer, an engineering instrument used to measure the hardness of metals and plastic, has recently been adapted to assess skin induration. OBJECTIVE The purpose of(More)
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