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Shape of the relapse curve and long-term abstinence among untreated smokers.
OBJECTIVE To describe the relapse curve and rate of long-term prolonged abstinence among smokers who try to quit without treatment. METHOD Systematic literature review. DATA SOURCES CochraneExpand
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Dietary modulation of mitochondrial DNA deletions and copy number after chemotherapy in rats.
Mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) is particularly susceptible to mutation by alkylating agents, and mitochondrial damage may contribute to the efficacy and toxicity of these agents. We found that folateExpand
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Carcinoma and Atypical Hyperplasia in Reduction Mammaplasty: Increased Sampling Leads to Increased Detection. A Prospective Study
Background: Reduction mammaplasty for symptomatic macromastia or correction of asymmetry is performed more than 100,000 times per year in the United States. The reported incidence of occult breastExpand
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Natural history of attempts to stop smoking.
INTRODUCTION This study provides a prospective fine-grain description of the incidence and pattern of intentions to quit, quit attempts, abstinence, and reduction in order to address several clinicalExpand
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Relationship Between Isokinetic Strength and Tibiofemoral Joint Space Width Changes After Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction
Background: It has been hypothesized that quadriceps muscle weakness is directly associated with the onset and progression of posttraumatic osteoarthritis after anterior cruciate ligament (ACL)Expand
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Retaining an aging nurse workforce: perceptions of human resource practices.
The expected retirement of the largest cohort of nurses will push the RN workforce below projected need by 2020. The challenges of managing a nursing workforce with the majority of nurses over 45Expand
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Perceptions of an ideal career versus perceptions of six health careers.
OBJECTIVE This study was intended to compare and contrast young adults' perceptions of an ideal career versus their perceptions of six health professions: medical laboratory science, nursing,Expand
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Relapse to smoking after 1 year of abstinence: a meta-analysis.
Most clinical trials use 6 months or 1 year follow-ups as proxies for life-time smoking cessation. Retrospective studies have estimated 2-15% of smokers relapse each year after the first year ofExpand
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The impact of venous thrombosis on quality of life.
Quality of life (QOL) is increasingly seen as an important outcome in clinical care. Etiology, diagnosis, and management of venous thrombosis have been studied extensively, but only few studies haveExpand
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Sarcomatoid renal cell carcinoma is an example of epithelial–mesenchymal transition
Background Sarcomatoid renal cell carcinomas (SRCC) are composed of two cell populations, a sarcomatous component (SC) and a carcinomatous component (CC). SRCC are particularly aggressive and oftenExpand
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