- After a needlestick: New HIV guidelines. // Patient Care;7/15/1996, Vol. 30 Issue 12, p12
Reports on the updating of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's (CDC) guidelines on chemoprophylaxis for needlestick or other possible occupational exposure to HIV. Recommendation of postexposure prophylaxis; Option regimens; Assessment of the toxicity of the regimens.
- Prevalence of Pre-Diabetes and Its Association With Clustering of Cardiometabolic Risk Factors and Hyperinsulinemia Among U.S. Adolescents. Li, Chaoyang; Ford, Earl S.; Zhao, Guixiang; Mokdad, Ali H. // Diabetes Care;Feb2009, Vol. 32 Issue 2, p342
OBJECTIVE -- Impaired fasting glucose (IFG) and/or impaired glucose tolerance (IGT) are considered to constitute "pre-diabetes." We estimated the prevalence of IFG, IGT, and pre-diabetes among U.S. adolescents using data from a nationally representative sample. RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS -- We...
- RESEARCH & TECHNOLOGY. // MondayMorning;8/26/2013, Vol. 21 Issue 30, p6
The article offers medical research news briefs as of August 26, 2013. According to research related to human papillomavirus (HPV) published in periodical "Cancer Prevention Research," there is relation between infection and poor oral health. According to the 2009-10 National Health and...
- Low level exposure to cadmium increases the risk
of chronic kidney disease: analysis of the NHANES
1999-2006. Ferraro, Pietro Manuel; Costanzi, Stefano; Naticchia, Alessandro; Sturniolo, Antonio; Gambaro, Giovanni // BMC Public Health;2010, Vol. 10, p304
Background: Environmental factors have been associated with the outbreak of chronic kidney disease (CKD). We evaluated the association of Cadmium (Cd) exposure with the risk of CKD in U.S. adults who participated in the 1999-2006 National Health and Nutrition Examination Surveys (NHANES)....
- Progress, public health and vested interests. Ferrie, Jane E // International Journal of Epidemiology;Dec2013, Vol. 42 Issue 6, p1527
No abstract available.
- HIV Breastfeeding Recommendations. // BioWorld Today;6/21/2010, Vol. 21 Issue 118, Special section p2
The article focuses on a study, which showed the effectiveness of antiretroviral drug intake among human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-infected breastfeeding mothers and HIV-fighting syrup for their babies in the prevention of HIV infection.
- Compound aimed at blocking HIV infection. Meszaros, Liz // Dermatology Times;Feb96, Vol. 17 Issue 2, p3
Reports that researchers at the Picower Institute for Medical Research in Manhasset, New York has synthesized chemical compounds of the arylene bis (methylketone) class that may block the importation of HIV genetic material into the nuclei of infected cells. Arylene bis as powerful inhibitors...
- Plasma fibrinogen associates independently with total and cardiovascular mortality among subjects with normal and reduced kidney function in the general population. Stack, A.G.; Donigiewicz, U.; Abdalla, A.A.; Weiland, A.; Casserly, L.F.; Cronin, C.J.; Nguyen, H.T.; Hannigan, A. // QJM: An International Journal of Medicine;Sep2014, Vol. 107 Issue 9, p701
Background: The contribution of novel risk factors to mortality in chronic kidney disease remains controversial.Aim: To explore the association of plasma fibrinogen with mortality among individuals with normal and reduced kidney function.Methods: We identified 9184 subjects, age 40 and over from...
- Periodontal disease associated with type 2 diabetes. Kalvaitis, Katie // Endocrine Today;9/10/2008, Vol. 6 Issue 16, p24
The article discusses findings of a study that appeared in an issue of "Diabetes Care," which revealed that periodontal disease may be an independent predictor of incident type 2 diabetes. According to co-author Ryan T. Demmer, after considering data on participants without diabetes who were...