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Safety of over Twelve Hundred Infant Male Circumcisions Using the Mogen Clamp in Kenya
(Public Library of Science, 2012)
Background: Several sub-Saharan African countries plan to scale-up infant male circumcision (IMC) for cost-efficient HIV prevention. Little data exist about the safety of IMC in East and southern Africa. We calculated ...
Microbial Diversity of Genital Ulcer Disease in Men Enrolled in a Randomized Trial of Male Circumcision in Kisumu, Kenya
(Public Library of Science, 2012-07-27)
Background: Medical male circumcision (MMC) reduces the risk of genital ulcer disease (GUD) in men by 50%. In Ugandan and Kenyan trials, a sexually transmissible agent was not identified in 50–60% of GUD specimens by ...
Building Analytic Capacity, Facilitating Partnerships, and Promoting Data Use in State Health Agencies: A Distance-Based Workforce Development Initiative Applied to Maternal and Child Health Epidemiology
(Springer Verlag, 2012-12)
The purpose of this article is to summarize the methodology, partnerships, and products developed as a result of a distance-based workforce development initiative to improve analytic capacity among maternal and child health ...
Health Risks of Limited-Contact Water Recreation
(National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, 2012-02)
BACKGROUND: Wastewater-impacted waters that do not support swimming are often used for boating, canoeing, fishing, kayaking, and rowing. Little is known about the health risks of these limited-contact water recreation ...
Disparities in Screening Mammography Services by Race/Ethnicity and Health Insurance
(Mary Ann Liebert, 2012-02)
Background: Black and Hispanic women are diagnosed at a later stage of breast cancer than white women. Differential access to specialists, diffusion of technology, and affiliation with an academic medical center may be ...
Serum Acute Phase Protein and Inflammatory Cytokine Network Correlations: Comparison of a Pre-Rheumatoid Arthritis (pre-RA) and Non-RA Community Cohort
Serum concentrations of acute phase proteins, inflammatory cytokines, and other immunological components were individually assayed using high-sensitivity ELISA in a community-based cohort of preclinical rheumatoid arthritis ...