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Ovarian tumors in a cohort of infertile women.
BACKGROUND Case reports and the results of a recent case-control study have raised questions about the potential neoplastic effects of medications used as treatment for infertility. METHODS WeExpand
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A case-control study of screening sigmoidoscopy and mortality from colorectal cancer.
BACKGROUND The efficacy of sigmoidoscopic screening in reducing mortality from colorectal cancer remains uncertain. A randomized trial would be ideal for clarifying this issue but is very difficultExpand
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Increased risk of hip fracture among patients with end-stage renal disease.
BACKGROUND Although patients with end-stage renal disease (ESRD) are at increased risk for bone loss, the risk of hip fracture in this population is not known. We compared the risk of hip fractureExpand
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Temporal trends in the prevalence of diabetic kidney disease in the United States.
CONTEXT Diabetes is the leading cause of kidney disease in the developed world. Over time, the prevalence of diabetic kidney disease (DKD) may increase due to the expanding size of the diabetesExpand
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Relationship between long durations and different regimens of hormone therapy and risk of breast cancer.
CONTEXT Women using combined estrogen and progestin hormone replacement therapy (CHRT) have an increased risk of breast cancer; however, data on use for long durations and on risk associated withExpand
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Risk of hip fracture among dialysis and renal transplant recipients.
CONTEXT Renal failure places people at particularly high risk of hip fracture. However, the possible differential impact of dialysis and renal transplantation on this risk is not well understood. Expand
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The incidence of primary cardiac arrest during vigorous exercise.
To examine the risk of primary cardiac arrest during vigorous exercise, we interviewed the wives of 133 men without known prior heart disease who had had primary cardiac arrest. Cases were classifiedExpand
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An exploration of the periodontitis-cancer association.
PURPOSE Periodontitis has been linked to the occurrence of various systemic diseases. The goal of this study was to explore the periodontitis-cancer association in the NHANES I EpidemiologicExpand
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Evaluation of human papillomavirus testing in primary screening for cervical abnormalities: comparison of sensitivity, specificity, and frequency of referral.
CONTEXT Human papillomavirus (HPV) DNA testing of women having Papanicolaou (Pap) smears showing atypical squamous cells of undetermined significance (ASCUS) has clinical usefulness. Whether HPV DNAExpand
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Clinical Manifestations of Kidney Disease Among US Adults With Diabetes, 1988-2014.
IMPORTANCE Diabetic kidney disease is the leading cause of chronic and end-stage kidney disease in the United States and worldwide. Changes in demographics and treatments may affect the prevalenceExpand
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