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Child Sexual Behavior Inventory: Normative, Psychiatric, and Sexual Abuse Comparisons
A normative sample of 1,114 children was contrasted with a sample of 620 sexually abused children and 577 psychiatric outpatients on the Child Sexual Behavior Inventory (CSBI), a 38-item behaviorExpand
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Hemochromatosis and iron-overload screening in a racially diverse population.
BACKGROUND Iron overload and hemochromatosis are common, treatable conditions. HFE genotypes, levels of serum ferritin, transferrin saturation values, and self-reported medical history were studiedExpand
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Genetic Cancer Risk Assessment and Counseling: Recommendations of the National Society of Genetic Counselors
These cancer genetic counseling recommendations describe the medical, psychosocial, and ethical ramifications of identifying at-risk individuals through cancer risk assessment with or without geneticExpand
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Influence of CYP2C9 and VKORC1 1173C/T Genotype on the Risk of Hemorrhagic Complications in African‐American and European‐American Patients on Warfarin
The association of CYP2C9 and VKORC1 1173C/T genotype and risk of hemorrhage among African Americans and European Americans is presented. This association was evaluated using Cox proportional hazardExpand
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Plasma homocyst(e)ine, folate, and vitamin B-12 concentrations and risk for early-onset coronary artery disease.
High plasma homocyst(e)ine (Hcy) concentrations may be a determinant of coronary artery disease (CAD). Folate and vitamin B-12 are required for the primary metabolic pathway to reduce HcyExpand
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The role of TNF and its receptors in Alzheimer’s disease
Tumor necrosis factor (TNF) is an important proinflammatory cytokine that is upregulated in Alzheimer disease (AD) patients and involved with AD genes. Several TNF promoter polymorphisms thatExpand
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Kidney function influences warfarin responsiveness and hemorrhagic complications.
Although management of warfarin is challenging for patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD), no prospective studies have compared response to warfarin among patients with minimal, moderate, andExpand
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Influence of CYP2C9 and VKORC1 on warfarin dose, anticoagulation attainment and maintenance among European-Americans and African-Americans.
AIMS The influence of CYP2C9 and VKORC1 on warfarin dose, time to target International Normalized Ratio (INR), time to stabilization, and risk of over-anticoagulation (INR: > 4) was assessed afterExpand
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Knowledge, Attitudes, and Behaviors of Alabama's Primary Care Physicians Regarding Cancer Genetics
Purpose To determine Alabama's primary care physicians' knowledge, attitudes, and behaviors regarding cancer genetics. Method A questionnaire was mailed to a random sample of 1,148 physicians: familyExpand
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A positive association between maternal serum zinc concentration and birth weight.
A study was conducted on a cohort of 476 women (364 black, 112 white), who attended the Jefferson County Health Department clinic for their prenatal care, to ascertain the relationship betweenExpand
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