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  • Bowirrat, Abdalla; Cui, Jing; Waraska, Kristin; Friedland, Robert P; Oscar-Berman, Marlene; Farrer, Lindsay A; Korczyn, Amos; Baldwin, Clinton T (Dove Medical Press, 2005)
    The angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE), a protease involved in blood pressure regulation, has been implicated as an important candidate gene for Alzheimer's disease (AD). This study investigated whether the ACE gene ...
  • Chang, Wei-Chuan; White, Mitchell R; Moyo, Patience; McClear, Sheree; Thiel, Steffen; Hartshorn, Kevan L; Takahashi, Kazue (BioMed Central, 2010-12-23)
    BACKGROUND: Mannose-binding lectin (MBL), a pattern recognition innate immune molecule, inhibits influenza A virus infection in vitro. MBL deficiency due to gene polymorphism in humans has been associated with infection ...
  • Faith, Jeremiah J; Hayete, Boris; Thaden, Joshua T; Mogno, Ilaria; Wierzbowski, Jamey; Cottarel, Guillaume; Kasif, Simon; Collins, James J; Gardner, Timothy S (Public Library of Science, 2007-1-9)
    Machine learning approaches offer the potential to systematically identify transcriptional regulatory interactions from a compendium of microarray expression profiles. However, experimental validation of the performance ...
  • Jain, Nitin B.; Potula, Vijayalakshmi; Schwartz, Joel; Vokonas, Pantel S.; Sparrow, David; Wright, Robert O.; Nie, Huiling; Hu, Howard (National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, 2007-06)
    BACKGROUND. Lead exposure has been associated with higher blood pressure, hypertension, electrocardiogram abnormalities, and increased mortality from circulatory causes. OBJECTIVE. We assessed the association between bone ...
  • Segal, Neil A; Harvey, William; Felson, David T; Yang, Mei; Torner, James C; Curtis, Jeffrey R; Nevitt, Michael C (BioMed Central, 2008-5-29)
    INTRODUCTION. Greater trochanteric pain syndrome (GTPS) is a common condition, the pathogenesis of which is incompletely understood. Although leg-length inequality has been suggested as a potential risk factor for GTPS, ...
  • Fox, Caroline S.; Pencina, Michael J.; Wilson, Peter W.F.; Paynter, Nina P.; Vasan, Ramachandran S.; D'Agostino, Ralph B. (American Diabetes Association, 2011-12-29)
    OBJECTIVE: We assessed the lifetime risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD) among individuals with and without obesity and diabetes. RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS: Participants were drawn from the original and offspring cohorts ...
  • Pendergrass, Sarah A.; Hayes, Everett; Farina, Giuseppina; Lemaire, Raphael; Farber, Harrison W.; Whitfield, Michael L.; Lafyatis, Robert (Public Library of Science, 2010-8-17)
    BACKGROUND. Pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) is a common complication for individuals with limited systemic sclerosis (lSSc). The identification and characterization of biomarkers for lSSc-PAH should lead to less ...
  • Busse, Jason W; Kaur, Jagdeep; Mollon, Brent; Bhandari, Mohit; Tornetta, Paul; Schünemann, Holger J; Guyatt, Gordon H (BMJ Publishing Group Ltd., 2009-2-27)
    Objective To determine the efficacy of low intensity pulsed ultrasonography for healing of fractures. Design Systematic review of randomised controlled trials. Data sources Electronic literature search without language ...
  • Park, Sung Kyun; Schwartz, Joel; Weisskopf, Marc; Sparrow, David; Vokonas, Pantel S.; Wright, Robert O.; Coull, Brent; Nie, Huiling; Hu, Howard (National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, 2006-11)
    BACKGROUND. Altered heart rate variability (HRV), a marker of poor cardiac autonomic function, has been associated with sudden cardiac death and heart failure. OBJECTIVE. We examined the association of low-level lead ...
  • Shaham, Oded; Wei, Ru; Wang, Thomas J; Ricciardi, Catherine; Lewis, Gregory D; Vasan, Ramachandran S; Carr, Steven A; Thadhani, Ravi; Gerszten, Robert E; Mootha, Vamsi K (Nature Publishing GroupMolecular Systems Biology, 2008-08-05)
    Glucose ingestion after an overnight fast triggers an insulin-dependent, homeostatic program that is altered in diabetes. The full spectrum of biochemical changes associated with this transition is currently unknown. We ...
  • Chiavolini, Damiana; Tripodi, Sergio; Parigi, Riccardo; Oggioni, Marco R; Blasi, Elisabetta; Cintorino, Marcella; Pozzi, Gianni; Ricci, Susanna (BioMed Central, 2004-9-22)
    BACKGROUND: Streptococcus pneumoniae is the leading cause of bacterial meningitis. Pneumococcal meningitis is associated with the highest mortality among bacterial meningitis and it may also lead to neurological sequelae ...
  • Cole, J Alexander; Rothman, Kenneth J; Cabral, Howard J; Zhang, Yuqing; Farraye, Francis A (BioMed Central, 2006-9-28)
    BACKGROUND. Case descriptions suggest IBS patients are more likely to have other disorders, including migraine, fibromyalgia, and depression. We sought to examine the prevalence of these conditions in cohorts of people ...
  • Molina, Anthony J.A.; Wikstrom, Jakob D.; Stiles, Linsey; Las, Guy; Mohamed, Hibo; Elorza, Alvaro; Walzer, Gil; Twig, Gilad; Katz, Steve; Corkey, Barbara E.; Shirihai, Orian S. (American Diabetes Association, 2009-7-6)
    OBJECTIVE: Previous studies have reported that β-cell mitochondria exist as discrete organelles that exhibit heterogeneous bioenergetic capacity. To date, networking activity, and its role in mediating β-cell mitochondrial ...
  • Wang, Florence T.; Hu, Howard; Schwartz, Joel; Weuve, Jennifer; Spiro, Avron S.; Sparrow, David; Nie, Huiling; Silverman, Edwin K.; Weiss, Scott T.; Wright, Robert O. (National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, 2007-08)
    BACKGROUND. As iron and lead promote oxidative damage, and hemochromatosis (HFE) gene polymorphisms increase body iron burden, HFE variant alleles may modify the lead burden and cognitive decline relationship. OBJECTIVE. ...
  • Guo, Wen; Xie, Weisheng; Han, Jianrong (BioMed Central, 2006-7-27)
    BACKGROUND. Octanoate is a medium-chain fatty acid (MCFA) that is rich in milk and tropical dietary lipids. It also accounts for 70% of the fatty acids in commercial medium chain triglycerides (MCT). Use of MCT for weight ...
  • Meng, Yan; Ma, Qianli; Yu, Yi; Farrell, John; Farrer, Lindsay A; Wilcox, Marsha A (BioMed Central, 2005-12-30)
    Complex diseases are generally thought to be under the influence of multiple, and possibly interacting, genes. Many association methods have been developed to identify susceptibility genes assuming a single-gene disease ...
  • Lasser, Karen E; Murillo, Jennifer; Medlin, Elizabeth; Lisboa, Sandra; Valley-Shah, Lisa; Fletcher, Robert H; Emmons, Karen M; Ayanian, John Z (BioMed Central, 2009-5-29)
    BACKGROUND. Colorectal cancer screening rates are low among poor and disadvantaged patients. Patient navigation has been shown to increase breast and cervical cancer screening rates, but few studies have looked at the ...
  • Saccone, Nancy L.; Culverhouse, Robert C.; Schwantes-An, Tae-Hwi; Cannon, Dale S.; Chen, Xiangning; Cichon, Sven; Giegling, Ina; Han, Shizhong; Han, Younghun; Keskitalo-Vuokko, Kaisu; Kong, Xiangyang; Landi, Maria Teresa; Ma, Jennie Z.; Short, Susan E.; Stephens, Sarah H.; Stevens, Victoria L.; Sun, Lingwei; Wang, Yufei; Wenzlaff, Angela S.; Aggen, Steven H.; Breslau, Naomi; Broderick, Peter; Chatterjee, Nilanjan; Chen, Jingchun; Heath, Andrew C.; Heliövaara, Markku; Hoft, Nicole R.; Hunter, David J.; Jensen, Majken K.; Martin, Nicholas G.; Montgomery, Grant W.; Niu, Tianhua; Payne, Thomas J.; Peltonen, Leena; Pergadia, Michele L.; Rice, John P.; Sherva, Richard; Spitz, Margaret R.; Sun, Juzhong; Wang, Jen C.; Weiss, Robert B.; Wheeler, William; Witt, Stephanie H.; Yang, Bao-Zhu; Caporaso, Neil E.; Ehringer, Marissa A.; Eisen, Tim; Gapstur, Susan M.; Gelernter, Joel; Houlston, Richard; Kaprio, Jaakko; Kendler, Kenneth S.; Kraft, Peter; Leppert, Mark F.; Li, Ming D.; Madden, Pamela A. F.; Nöthen, Markus M.; Pillai, Sreekumar; Rietschel, Marcella; Rujescu, Dan; Schwartz, Ann; Amos, Christopher I.; Bierut, Laura J. (Public Library of Science, 2010-8-5)
    Recently, genetic association findings for nicotine dependence, smoking behavior, and smoking-related diseases converged to implicate the chromosome 15q25.1 region, which includes the CHRNA5-CHRNA3-CHRNB4 cholinergic ...
  • Moradkhani, Kamran; Préhu, Claude; Old, John; Henderson, Shirley; Balamitsa, Vera; Luo, Hong-Yuan; Poon, Man-Chiu; Chui, David H. K.; Wajcman, Henri; Patrinos, George P. (Springer-Verlag, 2008-10-16)
    The human α-globin genes are paralogues, sharing a high degree of DNA sequence similarity and producing an identical α-globin chain. Over half of the α-globin structural variants reported to date are only characterized at ...
  • Paasche-Orlow, Michael K.; Jacob, Dan M.; Hochhauser, Mark; Parker, Ruth M. (Springer-Verlag, 2009-2-3)
    BACKGROUND Despite vigorous national debate between 1999–2001 the federal patients' bill of rights (PBOR) was not enacted. However, states have enacted legislation and the Joint Commission defined an accreditation standard ...

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