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Browsing School of Public Health by Subject "Epidemiology"

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Browsing School of Public Health by Subject "Epidemiology"

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  • Perlstein, Todd; Weuve, Jennifer; Schwartz, Joel; Sparrow, David; Wright, Robert; Litonjua, Augusto; Nie, Huiling; Hu, Howard (National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, 2007-12)
    BACKGROUND. Pulse pressure increases with age in industrialized societies as a manifestation of arterial stiffening. Lead accumulates in the vasculature and is associated with vascular oxidative stress, which can promote ...
  • Borzecki, A M; Kader, B; Berlowitz, D R (Nature Publishing Group, 2009-05-14)
    Hypertension guidelines stress that patients with severe hypertension (systolic blood pressure (BP)⩾180 or diastolic BP⩾110mmHg) require multiple drugs to achieve control and should have close follow-up to prevent adverse ...
  • 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. ...
  • Ahern, Thomas P; Bosco, Jaclyn LF; Silliman, Rebecca A; Yood, Marianne Ulcickas; Field, Terry S; Wei, Feifei; Lash, Timothy L (Dove Medical Press, 2009-8-9)
    BACKGROUND: Comorbidity indices summarize complex medical histories into concise ordinal scales, facilitating stratification and regression in epidemiologic analyses. Low subject prevalence in the highest strata of a ...
  • Feldman, R G; White, R F (National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, 1996-04)
    This review describes strategies used by a clinical neurologist in the investigation of neurotoxic disease. It emphasizes the need for a high level of suspicion that environmental substances are capable of producing ...

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