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Agricultural crop density and risk of childhood cancer in the midwestern United States: an ecologic study
(BioMed Central, 2015-10-15)
Background: There is limited evidence for an association between agricultural pesticide exposure and certain types of childhood cancers. Numerous studies have evaluated exposure to pesticides and childhood cancer and found ...
The Vaginal Microbiota over an 8- to 10-Year Period in a Cohort of HIV-Infected and HIV-Uninfected Women
(Public Library of Science, 2015-02-12)
BACKGROUND: We identified predominant vaginal microbiota communities, changes over time, and how this varied by HIV status and other factors in a cohort of 64 women. METHODS: Bacterial DNA was extracted from reposited ...
Agent-based model forecasts aging of the population of people who inject drugs in metropolitan chicago and changing prevalence of Hepatitis C infections
(Public Library of Science, 2015-09-30)
People who inject drugs (PWID) are at high risk for blood-borne pathogens transmitted during the sharing of contaminated injection equipment, particularly hepatitis C virus (HCV). HCV prevalence is influenced by a complex ...
Relationship between Body Mass Index and Mortality in HIV-Infected HAART Users in the Women's Interagency HIV Study
(Public Library of Science, 2015-12-01)
Background Early HIV studies suggested protective associations of overweight against mortality, yet data are lacking for the era of potent highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART). We evaluated associations of pre-HAART ...