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The state of US health, 1990-2010: burden of diseases, injuries, and risk factors.
IMPORTANCE Understanding the major health problems in the United States and how they are changing over time is critical for informing national health policy. OBJECTIVES To measure the burden ofExpand
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Prediagnostic plasma concentrations of organochlorines and risk of B-cell non-Hodgkin lymphoma in envirogenomarkers: a nested case-control study
BackgroundEvidence suggests a largely environmental component to non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma (NHL). Persistent organic pollutants (POPs) including polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs), DDE and HCB have beenExpand
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Role of Australian digging mammals in ecosystem health
Mammals that move or manipulate soil for food or to create shelter can completely change the biotic and abiotic characteristics of their habitat, potentially creating multiple benefits to the overallExpand
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Regenerative Effect of Growth Hormone (GH) in the Retina after Kainic Acid Excitotoxic Damage
In addition to its role as an endocrine messenger, growth hormone (GH) also acts as a neurotrophic factor in the central nervous system (CNS), whose effects are involved in neuroprotection, axonalExpand
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Blood-based omic profiling supports female susceptibility to tobacco smoke-induced cardiovascular diseases
We recently reported that differential gene expression and DNA methylation profiles in blood leukocytes of apparently healthy smokers predicts with remarkable efficiency diseases and conditions knownExpand
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Trends in the association between blood pressure and obesity in a Taiwanese population between 1996 and 2006
In the last decades, the prevalence of obesity has increased in the Taiwanese population. This has the potential to impact on the risks of cardiovascular diseases and diabetes. This studyExpand
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Palliative care discharge from paediatric intensive care units in Great Britain
We aim to describe the demographics and clinical characteristics of children discharged to palliative care from 31 paediatric intensive care units in Great Britain, using a cohort of admissions andExpand
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Growth Hormone Neuroprotection Against Kainate Excitotoxicity in the Retina is Mediated by Notch/PTEN/Akt Signaling.
Purpose In the retina, growth hormone (GH) promotes axonal growth, synaptic restoration, and protective actions against excitotoxicity. Notch signaling pathway is critical for neural development andExpand
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A Conversation about COVID-19 with Biostatisticians and Epidemiologists
The COVID-19 pandemic is an almost unprecedented challenge. Moderated by David Banks, Director of the Statistical and Applied Mathematical Sciences Institute (SAMSI), five leading biostatisticiansExpand
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