April 28, 2012

Latest Article Alert from BMC Infectious Diseases

The latest articles from BMC Infectious Diseases, published between 28-Mar-2012 and 27-Apr-2012

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Point-of-care detection of lipoarabinomannan (LAM) in urine for diagnosis of HIV-associated tuberculosis: a state of the art review
Lawn SD
BMC Infectious Diseases 2012, 12:103 (26 April 2012)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2334/12/103/abstract
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Study protocol
Nosocomial acquisition of methicillin-resistant Staphyloccocus aureus (MRSA) and extended-spectrum beta-lactamase (ESBL) Enterobacteriaceae in hospitalised patients: a prospective multicenter study.
De Angelis G, Restuccia G, Venturiello S, Cauda R, Malhotra-Kumar S, Goossens H, Schrenzel J, Tacconelli E
BMC Infectious Diseases 2012, 12:74 (29 March 2012)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2334/12/74/abstract
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PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/22458427

Case report
Emergence of dengue virus 4 genotype II in Guangzhou, China, 2010: Survey and molecular epidemiology of one community outbreak
Jing Q, Yang Z, Luo L, Xiao X, Di B, He P, Fu C, Wang M, Lu J
BMC Infectious Diseases 2012, 12:87 (12 April 2012)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2334/12/87/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2334-12-87.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/22497881

Research article
Empiric guideline-recommended weight-based vancomycin dosing and mortality in methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia: a retrospective cohort study
Hall RG, Giuliano CA, Haase KK, Hazlewood KA, Frei CR, Forcade NA, Brouse SD, Bell T, Bedimo RJ, Alvarez CA
BMC Infectious Diseases 2012, 12:104 (27 April 2012)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2334/12/104/abstract
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Research article
Dynamic analysis of Th1/Th2 cytokine concentration during antiretroviral therapy of HIV-1/HCV co-infected Patients
Kang W, Li Y, Zhuang Y, Zhao K, Huang D, Sun Y
BMC Infectious Diseases 2012, 12:102 (25 April 2012)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2334/12/102/abstract
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Research article
Cost-effectiveness of 2 + 1 dosing of 13-valent and 10-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccines in Canada
Earnshaw SR, McDade CL, Zanotti G, Farkouh RA, Strutton D
BMC Infectious Diseases 2012, 12:101 (24 April 2012)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2334/12/101/abstract
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Research article
HIV-1 low-level viraemia assessed with 3 commercial real-time PCR assays show high variability
Ruelle J, Debaisieux L, Vancutsem E, De Bel A, Delforge M, Piérard D, Goubau P
BMC Infectious Diseases 2012, 12:100 (24 April 2012)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2334/12/100/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2334-12-100.pdf

Research article
Late entry into HIV care: lessons from Brazil, 2003 to 2006
Grangeiro A, Escuder ML, Pereira JR
BMC Infectious Diseases 2012, 12:99 (24 April 2012)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2334/12/99/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2334-12-99.pdf

Research article
Hydroclimatological variability and dengue transmission in Dhaka, Bangladesh: a time-series study
Hashizume M, Dewan AM, Sunahara T, Rahman M, Yamamoto T
BMC Infectious Diseases 2012, 12:98 (24 April 2012)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2334/12/98/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2334-12-98.pdf

Research article
Impact of antiviral treatment and hospital admission delay on risk of death associated with 2009 A/H1N1 pandemic influenza in Mexico
Chowell G, Viboud C, Simonsen L, Miller MA, Echevarría-Zuno S, González-León M, Borja Aburto VH
BMC Infectious Diseases 2012, 12:97 (20 April 2012)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2334/12/97/abstract
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PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/22520743

Research article
Evaluation of the clinical value of ELISA based on MPT64 antibody aptamer for serological diagnosis of pulmonary tuberculosis
Zhu C, Liu J, Ling Y, Yang H, Liu Z, Zheng R, Qin L, Hu Z
BMC Infectious Diseases 2012, 12:96 (20 April 2012)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2334/12/96/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2334-12-96.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/22520654

Research article
Residential crowding and severe respiratory syncytial virus disease among infants and young children: A systematic literature review
Colosia AD, Masaquel A, Hall CB, Barrett AM, Mahadevia PJ, Yogev R
BMC Infectious Diseases 2012, 12:95 (20 April 2012)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2334/12/95/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2334-12-95.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/22520624

Research article
The risk of AIDS-defining events is decreasing over time in the German HIV-1 Seroconverter Cohort
Altmann M, an der Heiden M, Scheufele R, Hartmann K, Houareau C, Bartmeyer B, Hamouda O
BMC Infectious Diseases 2012, 12:94 (19 April 2012)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2334/12/94/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2334-12-94.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/22515400

Research article
Seroprevalence of avian influenza A (H5N1) virus among poultry workers in Jiangsu Province, China: an observational study
Huo X, Zu R, Qi X, Qin Y, Li L, Tang F, Hu Z, Zhu F
BMC Infectious Diseases 2012, 12:93 (18 April 2012)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2334/12/93/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2334-12-93.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/22512873

Research article
High prevalence of antibiotic resistance in commensal Escherichia coli among children in rural Vietnam
Dyar O, Hoa N, Trung N, Phuc H, Larsson M, Chuc N, Stalsby Lundborg C
BMC Infectious Diseases 2012, 12:92 (18 April 2012)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2334/12/92/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2334-12-92.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/22512857

Research article
A novel single nucleotide polymorphism within the NOD2 gene is associated with pulmonary tuberculosis in the Chinese Han, Uygur and Kazak populations
Zhao M, Jiang F, Zhang W, Li F, Wei L, Liu J, Xue Y, Deng X, Wu F, Zhang L, Zhang X, Zhang Y, Fan D, Sun X, Jiang T, Li J
BMC Infectious Diseases 2012, 12:91 (14 April 2012)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2334/12/91/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2334-12-91.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/22502597

Research article
Serum cortisol predicts death and critical disease independently of CRB-65 score in community-acquired pneumonia: a prospective observational cohort study
Kolditz M, Hoffken G, Martus P, Rohde G, Schutte H, Bals R, Suttorp N, Pletz MW
BMC Infectious Diseases 2012, 12:90 (13 April 2012)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2334/12/90/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2334-12-90.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/22501026

Research article
Longitudinal seroepidemiologic study of the 2009 pandemic influenza A (H1N1) infection among health care workers in a children's hospital
Yen T, Lu C, Chang L, Tsai Y, Huang L
BMC Infectious Diseases 2012, 12:89 (13 April 2012)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2334/12/89/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2334-12-89.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/22498010

Research article
Diagnostic performance of line-immunoassay based algorithms for incident HIV-1 infection
Schupbach J, Bisset LR, Gebhardt MD, Regenass S, Burgisser P, Gorgievski M, Klimkait T, Andreutti C, Martinetti G, Niederhauser C, Yerly S, Pfister S, Schultze D, Brandenberger M, Schoni-Affolter F, Scherrer AU, Gunthard HF, Shcs S
BMC Infectious Diseases 2012, 12:88 (12 April 2012)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2334/12/88/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2334-12-88.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/22497961

Research article
The high comorbidity burden of the hepatitis C virus infected population in the United States
Louie KS, St. Laurent S, Forssen UM, Mundy LM, Pimenta JM
BMC Infectious Diseases 2012, 12:86 (11 April 2012)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2334/12/86/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2334-12-86.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/22494445

Research article
The distinct category of healthcare associated bloodstream infections
Lenz R, Leal JR, Church DL, Gregson DB, Ross T, Laupland KB
BMC Infectious Diseases 2012, 12:85 (9 April 2012)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2334/12/85/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2334-12-85.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/22487002

Research article
Prevalence of syphilis infection in different tiers of female sex workers in China: implications for surveillance and interventions
Chen X, Wang Q, Yin Y, Liang G, Jiang N, Yang L, Liu Q, Zhou Y, Huan X, Wei W, Wang B
BMC Infectious Diseases 2012, 12:84 (4 April 2012)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2334/12/84/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2334-12-84.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/22475187

Research article
Cost-effectiveness of posaconazole versus fluconazole or itraconazole in the prevention of invasive fungal infections among high-risk neutropenic patients in Spain
Grau S, de la Camara R, Sabater FJ, Jarque I, Carreras E, Casado MA, Sanz MA
BMC Infectious Diseases 2012, 12:83 (3 April 2012)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2334/12/83/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2334-12-83.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/22471553

Research article
Frequency of Chlamydia trachomatis in Ureaplasma-positive healthy women attending their first prenatal visit in a community hospital in Sapporo, Japan
Yamazaki T, Matsumoto M, Matsuo J, Abe K, Minami K, Yamaguchi H
BMC Infectious Diseases 2012, 12:82 (2 April 2012)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2334/12/82/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2334-12-82.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/22471518

Research article
Epidemiological and clinical features of human rabies cases in Bali 2008-2010
Susilawathi NM, Darwinata AE, Dwija IB, Budayanti NS, Wirasandhi GA, Subrata K, Susilarini NK, Sudewi RA, Wignall FS, Mahardika GN
BMC Infectious Diseases 2012, 12:81 (2 April 2012)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2334/12/81/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2334-12-81.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/22471410

Research article
Using sequence data to identify alternative routes and risk of infection: A case-study of Campylobacter in Scotland
Bessell PR, Rotariu O, Innocent GT, Smith-Palmer A, Strachan NJ, Forbes KJ, Cowden JM, Reid SW, Matthews L
BMC Infectious Diseases 2012, 12:80 (1 April 2012)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2334/12/80/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2334-12-80.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/22462563

Research article
Cognitive deficits following exposure to Pneumococcal Meningitis: An Event-Related Potential study
Kihara M, de Haan M, Were EO, Garrashi HH, Neville BG, Newton CR
BMC Infectious Diseases 2012, 12:79 (31 March 2012)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2334/12/79/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2334-12-79.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/22462525

Research article
Improving resolution of public health surveillance for human Salmonella enterica serovar Typhimurium infection: 3 years of prospective multiple-locus variable-number tandem-repeat analysis (MLVA)
Sintchenko V, Wang Q, Howard P, Ha CW, Kardamanidis K, Musto J, Gilbert GL
BMC Infectious Diseases 2012, 12:78 (31 March 2012)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2334/12/78/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2334-12-78.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/22462487

Research article
Dose-response model of murine typhus (Rickettsia typhi): time post inoculation and host age dependency analysis
Tamrakar SB, Huang Y, Teske SS, Haas CN
BMC Infectious Diseases 2012, 12:77 (30 March 2012)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2334/12/77/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2334-12-77.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/22462408

Research article
Knowledge, attitudes and practices related to avian influenza among poultry workers in Nepal: a cross sectional study
Neupane D, Khanal V, Ghimire K, Aro AR, Leppin A
BMC Infectious Diseases 2012, 12:76 (30 March 2012)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2334/12/76/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2334-12-76.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/22458535

Research article
Macrophages participate in host protection and the disease pathology associated with Leishmania braziliensis infection
Giudice A, Vendrame C, Bezerra C, Carvalho LP, Delavechia T, Carvalho EM, Bacellar O
BMC Infectious Diseases 2012, 12:75 (29 March 2012)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2334/12/75/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2334-12-75.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/22458474

Research article
Knowledge of HIV status prior to a community HIV counseling and testing intervention in a rural district of south Africa: results of a community based survey
Tabana H, Doherty T, Swanevelder S, Lombard C, Jackson D, Zembe W, Naik R
BMC Infectious Diseases 2012, 12:73 (29 March 2012)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2334/12/73/abstract
Full text http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2334/12/73
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PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/22458410

Research article
Trends in missed presentations and late HIV diagnosis in a UK teaching hospital: a retrospective comparative cohort study
Wohlgemut J, Lawes T, Laing RB
BMC Infectious Diseases 2012, 12:72 (28 March 2012)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2334/12/72/abstract
Full text http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2334/12/72
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PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/22455558

Research article
Characterization of a pneumococcal meningitis mouse model
Mook-Kanamori B, Geldhoff M, Troost D, van der Poll T, van de Beek D
BMC Infectious Diseases 2012, 12:71 (28 March 2012)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2334/12/71/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2334-12-71.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/22455545

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Latest Article Alert from BMC Medical Research Methodology

The latest articles from BMC Medical Research Methodology, published between 28-Mar-2012 and 27-Apr-2012

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An evaluation of the quality of statistical design and analysis of published medical research: results from a systematic survey of general orthopaedic journals
Parsons NR, Price CL, Hiskens R, Achten J, Costa ML
BMC Medical Research Methodology 2012, 12:60 (25 April 2012)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2288/12/60/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2288-12-60.pdf

The selection of search sources influences the findings of a systematic review of people's views: a case study in public health
Stansfield C, Kavanagh J, Rees R, Gomersall A, Thomas J
BMC Medical Research Methodology 2012, 12:55 (20 April 2012)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2288/12/55/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2288-12-55.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/22520449

Research article
Using record linkage to monitor equity and variation in screening programmes
O'Reilly D, Kinnear H, Rosato M, Mairs A, Hall C
BMC Medical Research Methodology 2012, 12:59 (25 April 2012)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2288/12/59/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2288-12-59.pdf

Research article
Accuracy and precision of variance components in occupational posture recordings: a simulation study of different data collection strategies
Liv P, Mathiassen S, Svendsen S
BMC Medical Research Methodology 2012, 12:58 (25 April 2012)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2288/12/58/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2288-12-58.pdf

Research article
Transformations of summary statistics as input in meta-analysis for linear dose-response models on a logarithmic scale: a methodology developed within EURRECA
Souverein OW, Dullemeijer C, van `t Veer P, van der Voet H
BMC Medical Research Methodology 2012, 12:57 (25 April 2012)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2288/12/57/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2288-12-57.pdf

Research article
Individual participant data meta-analysis of prognostic factor studies: state of the art?
Abo-Zaid G, Sauerbrei W, Riley RD
BMC Medical Research Methodology 2012, 12:56 (24 April 2012)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2288/12/56/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2288-12-56.pdf

Research article
Parental compliance - an emerging problem in Liverpool community child health surveys 1991- 2006
Koshy G, Brabin BJ
BMC Medical Research Methodology 2012, 12:53 (20 April 2012)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2288/12/53/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2288-12-53.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/22520150

Research article
Improving response rate and quality of survey data with a scratch lottery ticket incentive
Olsen F, Abelsen B, Olsen J
BMC Medical Research Methodology 2012, 12:52 (19 April 2012)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2288/12/52/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2288-12-52.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/22515335

Research article
An optimal search filter for retrieving systematic reviews and meta-analyses
Lee E, Dobbins M, DeCorby K, McRae L, Tirilis D, Husson H
BMC Medical Research Methodology 2012, 12:51 (18 April 2012)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2288/12/51/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2288-12-51.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/22512835

Research article
Definitions and methods of measuring and reporting on injurious falls in randomised controlled fall prevention trials: a systematic review
Schwenk M, Lauenroth A, Stock C, Rodriguez Moreno R, Oster P, McHugh G, Todd C, Hauer K
BMC Medical Research Methodology 2012, 12:50 (17 April 2012)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2288/12/50/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2288-12-50.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/22510239

Research article
Method for appraising model validity of randomised controlled trials of homeopathic treatment: multi-rater concordance study
Mathie RT, Roniger H, Van Wassenhoven M, Frye J, Jacobs J, Oberbaum M, Bordet M, Nayak C, Chaufferin G, Ives JA, Dantas F, Fisher P
BMC Medical Research Methodology 2012, 12:49 (17 April 2012)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2288/12/49/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2288-12-49.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/22510227

Research article
The ARIC predictive model reliably predicted risk of type II diabetes in Asian populations
Chin C, Chia E, Ma S, Heng D, Tan M, Lee J, Tai E, Salim A
BMC Medical Research Methodology 2012, 12:48 (13 April 2012)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2288/12/48/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2288-12-48.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/22497781

Research article
Assessment of reporting quality of conference abstracts in sports injury prevention according to CONSORT and STROBE criteria and their subsequent publication rate as full papers
Yoon U, Knobloch K
BMC Medical Research Methodology 2012, 12:47 (11 April 2012)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2288/12/47/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2288-12-47.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/22494412

Research article
Multiple imputation of missing covariates with non-linear effects and interactions: an evaluation of statistical methods
Seaman SR, Bartlett JW, White IR
BMC Medical Research Methodology 2012, 12:46 (10 April 2012)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2288/12/46/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2288-12-46.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/22489953

Research article
Recruitment using mobile telephones in an Irish general population sexual health survey: challenges and practical solutions
McBride O, Morgan K, McGee H
BMC Medical Research Methodology 2012, 12:45 (4 April 2012)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2288/12/45/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2288-12-45.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/22475155

Research article
Results from a blind and a non-blind randomised trial run in parallel: experience from the Estonian Postmenopausal Hormone Therapy (EPHT) Trial
Veerus P, Fischer K, Hakama M, Hemminki E
BMC Medical Research Methodology 2012, 12:44 (4 April 2012)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2288/12/44/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2288-12-44.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/22475112

Research article
Validation of activity questionnaires in patients with cystic fibrosis by accelerometry and cycle ergometry
Ruf KC, Fehn S, Bachmann M, Moeller A, Roth K, Kriemler S, Hebestreit H
BMC Medical Research Methodology 2012, 12:43 (3 April 2012)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2288/12/43/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2288-12-43.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/22471343

Research article
Factor structure and psychometric properties of the Trier Inventory for Chronic Stress (TICS) in a representative German sample
Petrowski K, Paul S, Albani C, Brahler E
BMC Medical Research Methodology 2012, 12:42 (1 April 2012)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2288/12/42/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2288-12-42.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/22463771

Research article
Getting physicians to open the survey: Little evidence that an envelope teaser increases response rates
Ziegenfuss JY, Burmeister K, James K, Haas L, Tilburt J, Beebe TJ
BMC Medical Research Methodology 2012, 12:41 (31 March 2012)
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PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/22463734

Research article
Determination of inflammatory biomarkers in patients with COPD: A comparison of different assays
Lopez-Campos J, Arellano E, Calero C, Delgado A, Marquez E, Cejudo P, Ortega F, Rodriguez-Panadero F, Montes-Worboys A
BMC Medical Research Methodology 2012, 12:40 (31 March 2012)
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PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/22463705

Research article
Childhood body mass index trajectories: modeling, characterizing, pairwise correlations and socio-demographic predictors of trajectory characteristics
Wen X, Kleinman K, Gillman MW, Rifas-Shiman SL, Taveras EM
BMC Medical Research Methodology 2012, 12:38 (29 March 2012)
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PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/22458308

Technical advance
Translation equations to compare ActiGraph GT3X and Actical accelerometers activity counts
Straker L, Campbell A
BMC Medical Research Methodology 2012, 12:54 (20 April 2012)
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Technical advance
Measuring sidewalk distances using Google earth
Janssen I, Rosu A
BMC Medical Research Methodology 2012, 12:39 (29 March 2012)
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April 27, 2012

Latest Article Alert from Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology

The latest articles from Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology, published between 12-Apr-2012 and 26-Apr-2012

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Interferon-gamma release assays for the tuberculosis serial testing of health care workers: a systematic review
Ringshausen FC, Schablon A, Nienhaus A
Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2012, 7:6 (26 April 2012)
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Latest Article Alert from Breast Cancer Research

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In vivo proton magnetic resonance spectroscopy of breast cancer: a review of the literature
Begley JK, Redpath TW, Bolan PJ, Gilbert FJ
Breast Cancer Research 2012, 14:207 (19 April 2012)
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PubMed http://breast-cancer-research.com/pubmed/22515594

Research article
Enhanced RAD21 cohesin expression confers poor prognosis in BRCA2 and BRCAX, but not BRCA1 familial breast cancers
Yan M, Xu H, Waddell N, Shield K, Haviv I, Authors k, McKay MJ, Fox SB
Breast Cancer Research 2012, 14:R69 (26 April 2012)
Abstract http://breast-cancer-research.com/content/14/2/R69/abstract
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Research article
CIP2A is a target of bortezomib in human triple negative breast cancer cells
Tseng L, Liu C, Chang K, Chu P, Shiau C, Chen K
Breast Cancer Research 2012, 14:R68 (26 April 2012)
Abstract http://breast-cancer-research.com/content/14/2/R68/abstract
Provisional PDF http://breast-cancer-research.com/content/pdf/bcr3175.pdf

Research article
Early vascular deficits are correlated with delayed mammary tumorigenesis in the MMTV-PyMT transgenic mouse following genetic ablation of the neuron-glial antigen 2 proteoglycan
Gibby K, You W, Kadoya K, Helgadottir H, Young LJ, Ellies LG, Chang Y, Cardiff RD, Stallcup WB
Breast Cancer Research 2012, 14:R67 (24 April 2012)
Abstract http://breast-cancer-research.com/content/14/2/R67/abstract
Provisional PDF http://breast-cancer-research.com/content/pdf/bcr3174.pdf

Research article
Comparable frequency of BRCA1, BRCA2 and TP53 germline mutations in a multi-ethnic Asian cohort suggests TP53 screening should be offered together with BRCA1/2 screening to early-onset breast cancer patients
Lee DS, Yoon S, Looi L, Kang P, Kang I, Sivanandan K, Ariffin H, Thong M, Chin K, Mohd Taib N, Yip C, Teo S
Breast Cancer Research 2012, 14:R66 (20 April 2012)
Abstract http://breast-cancer-research.com/content/14/2/R66/abstract
Provisional PDF http://breast-cancer-research.com/content/pdf/bcr3172.pdf

Research article
Deficiency of the p53/p63 target Perp alters mammary gland homeostasis and promotes cancer
Dusek RL, Bascom JL, Vogel H, Baron S, Borowsky AD, Bissell MJ, Attardi LD
Breast Cancer Research 2012, 14:R65 (20 April 2012)
Abstract http://breast-cancer-research.com/content/14/2/R65/abstract
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PubMed http://breast-cancer-research.com/pubmed/22515648

Research article
Analysis of Terminal Duct Lobular Unit (TDLU) Involution in Luminal A and Basal Breast Cancers
Yang XR, Figueroa JD, Falk RT, Zhang H, Pfeiffer RM, Hewitt SM, Lissowska J, Peplonska B, Brinton L, Garcia-Closas M, Sherman ME
Breast Cancer Research 2012, 14:R64 (18 April 2012)
Abstract http://breast-cancer-research.com/content/14/2/R64/abstract
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PubMed http://breast-cancer-research.com/pubmed/22513288

Research article
Effects of BRCA2 cis-regulation in normal breast and cancer risk amongst BRCA2 mutation carriers
Maia A, Antoniou AC, O'Reilly M, Samarajiwa S, Dunning M, Kartsonaki C, Chin S, Curtis CN, McGuffog L, Domchek SM, Embrace E, Easton DF, Peock S, Frost D, Evans D, Eeles R, Izatt L, Adlard J, Eccles D, Gemo G, Sinilnikova OM, Mazoyer S, Stoppa-Lyonnet D, Gauthier-Villars M, Faivre L, Venat-Bouvet L, Delnatte C, Nevanlinna H, Couch FJ, Godwin AK
Breast Cancer Research 2012, 14:R63 (18 April 2012)
Abstract http://breast-cancer-research.com/content/14/2/R63/abstract
Provisional PDF http://breast-cancer-research.com/content/pdf/bcr3169.pdf
PubMed http://breast-cancer-research.com/pubmed/22513257

Research article
Amplification and high-level expression of heat shock protein 90 marks aggressive phenotypes of human epidermal growth factor receptor 2 negative breast cancer
Cheng Q, Chang JT, Geradts J, Neckers LM, Haystead T, Spector N, Lyerly H
Breast Cancer Research 2012, 14:R62 (17 April 2012)
Abstract http://breast-cancer-research.com/content/14/2/R62/abstract
Provisional PDF http://breast-cancer-research.com/content/pdf/bcr3168.pdf
PubMed http://breast-cancer-research.com/pubmed/22510516

Research article
In vivo breast cancer characterization imaging using two monoclonal antibodies activatably labeled with near infrared fluorophores
Sano K, Mitsunaga M, Nakajima T, Choyke PL, Kobayashi H
Breast Cancer Research 2012, 14:R61 (17 April 2012)
Abstract http://breast-cancer-research.com/content/14/2/R61/abstract
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PubMed http://breast-cancer-research.com/pubmed/22507745

PTHrP and breast cancer: more than hypercalcemia and bone metastases
Boras-Granic K, Wysolmerski JJ
Breast Cancer Research 2012, 14:307 (25 April 2012)
Abstract http://breast-cancer-research.com/content/14/2/307/abstract
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Frequency of the CHEK2 1100delC mutation among women with early-onset and bilateral breast cancer
Ding D, Zhang Y, He X, Meng W, Ma W, Zheng W
Breast Cancer Research 2012, 14:401 (20 April 2012)
Abstract http://breast-cancer-research.com/content/14/2/401/abstract
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Latest Article Alert from BMC Public Health

The latest articles from BMC Public Health, published between 19-Apr-2012 and 26-Apr-2012

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Study protocol
Weight gain prevention among black women in the rural community health center setting: The Shape Program
Foley P, Levine E, Askew S, Puleo E, Whiteley J, Batch B, Heil D, Dix D, Lett V, Lanpher M, Miller J, Emmons K, Bennett G
BMC Public Health 2012, 12:305 (26 April 2012)
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Study protocol
Study Protocol. Can a school gardening intervention improve children's diets?
Christian MS, Evans CE, Conner MT, Ransley JK, Cade JE
BMC Public Health 2012, 12:304 (26 April 2012)
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Study protocol
The effect of an unstructured, moderate to vigorous, before-school physical activity program in elementary school children on academics, behavior, and health
Tompkins CL, Hopkins J, Goddard L, Brock DW
BMC Public Health 2012, 12:300 (26 April 2012)
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Study protocol
Partners of people on ART - a New Evaluation of the Risks (The PARTNER study): design and methods
Rodger A, Phillips A, Bruun T, Weait M, Vernazza P, Collins S, Estrada V, Van Lunzen J, Corbelli G, Lundgren J
BMC Public Health 2012, 12:296 (20 April 2012)
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PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/22520171

Pathways to catastrophic health expenditure for acute coronary syndrome in Kerala: Good health at low cost?
Daivadanam M
BMC Public Health 2012, 12:306 (26 April 2012)
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Public health concern behind the exposure to persistent organic pollutants and the risk of metabolic diseases
Ruzzin J
BMC Public Health 2012, 12:298 (20 April 2012)
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PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/22520265

Research article
Perceived challenges to public health in Central and Eastern Europe: a qualitative analysis
Müller-Nordhorn J, Holmberg C, Dokova KG, Milevska-Kostova N, Chicin G, Ulrichs T, Rechel B, Willich SN, Powles J, Tinnemann P
BMC Public Health 2012, 12:311 (26 April 2012)
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Research article
The epidemiology of travel-related Salmonella Enteritidis in Ontario, Canada, 2010-2011
Tighe M, Savage R, Vrbova L, Toolan M, Whitfield Y, Varga C, Lee B, Allen V, Maki A, Walton R, Johnson C, Dhar B, Ahmed R, Crowcroft NS, Middleton D
BMC Public Health 2012, 12:310 (26 April 2012)
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Research article
Working conditions as risk factors for disability retirement: a longitudinal register linkage study
Lahelma E, Laaksonen M, Lallukka T, Martikainen P, Pietiläinen O, Saastamoinen P, Gould R, Rahkonen O
BMC Public Health 2012, 12:309 (26 April 2012)
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Research article
Patterns of condom use and associated factors among adult HIV positive clients in North Western Ethiopia: a comparative cross sectional study
Yalew E, zegeye DT, Meseret S
BMC Public Health 2012, 12:308 (26 April 2012)
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Research article
Examining the knowledge, attitudes and practices of domestic and international university students towards seasonal and pandemic influenza
Seale H, Mak JP, Razee H, MacIntyre C
BMC Public Health 2012, 12:307 (26 April 2012)
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Research article
Trends in socioeconomic inequalities in smoking prevalence, consumption, initiation, and cessation between 2001 and 2008 in the Netherlands. Findings from a national population survey.
Nagelhout GE, de Korte-de Boer D, Kunst AE, van der Meer RM, de Vries H, van Gelder BM, Willemsen MC
BMC Public Health 2012, 12:303 (26 April 2012)
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Research article
Association between occupational exposure and the clinical characteritics of COPD
Caillaud DM, Lemoigne F, Carré P, Escamilla R, Chanez P, Pierre-Régis B, Isabelle C, Gilles J, Christoph P, Perez T, Graziella B, Paillasseur J, Roche N
BMC Public Health 2012, 12:302 (26 April 2012)
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Research article
Osteoporosis-related fracture case definitions for population-based administrative data
Lix LM, Azimaee M, Acan Osman B, Caetano P, Morin S, Metge C, Goltzman D, Kreiger N, Prior J, Leslie WD
BMC Public Health 2012, 12:301 (26 April 2012)
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Research article
The use of complementary and alternative medicine by people with cardiovascular disease: a systematic review
Grant SJ, Yu SB, Kiat H, Chang D
BMC Public Health 2012, 12:299 (26 April 2012)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/12/299/abstract
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Research article
"Sometimes they used to whisper in our ears": health care workers' perceptions of the effects of abortion legalization in Nepal
Puri M, Lamichhane P, Harken T, Blum M, Harper CC, Darney PD, Henderson JT
BMC Public Health 2012, 12:297 (20 April 2012)
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PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/22520231

Research article
"Childhood overweight and obesity: maternal perceptions of the time for engaging in child weight management"
Warschburger P, Kröller K
BMC Public Health 2012, 12:295 (20 April 2012)
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PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/22520114

Research article
Perceived crime and traffic safety is related to physical activity among adults in Nigeria
Oyeyemi AL, Adegoke BO, Sallis JF, Oyeyemi AY, De Bourdeaudhuij I
BMC Public Health 2012, 12:294 (20 April 2012)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/12/294/abstract
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PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/22520066

Research article
Results from a community-based program evaluating the effect of changing smoking status on asthma symptom control
To T, Daly C, Feldman R, McLimont S
BMC Public Health 2012, 12:293 (20 April 2012)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/12/293/abstract
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PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/22520046

Research article
High heterogeneity of HIV-related sexual risk among transgender people in Ontario, Canada: a province-wide respondent-driven sampling survey
Bauer GR, Travers R, Scanlon K, Coleman TA
BMC Public Health 2012, 12:292 (20 April 2012)
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PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/22520027

Research article
Programme level implementation of malaria rapid diagnostic tests (RDTs) use: outcomes and cost of training health workers at lower level health care facilities in Uganda
Kyabayinze DJ, Asiimwe C, Nakanjako D, Nabakooza J, Bajabayite M, Strachan C, Tibenderana JK, Van Geetruydan J
BMC Public Health 2012, 12:291 (20 April 2012)
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PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/22519958

Research article
Prevalence, risk factors and awareness of albuminuria on a Canadian First Nation: A community-based screening study
Zacharias J, Young T, Riediger ND, Roulette J, Bruce SG
BMC Public Health 2012, 12:290 (20 April 2012)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/12/290/abstract
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PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/22521250

Research article
A literature review of the disruptive effects of user fee exemption policies on health systems
Ridde V, Robert E, Meessen B
BMC Public Health 2012, 12:289 (20 April 2012)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/12/289/abstract
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PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/22521207

Research article
Impact of drug price adjustments on utilization of and expenditures on angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors and angiotensin receptor blockers in Taiwan
Huang S, Hsu C, Yu S, Cham T
BMC Public Health 2012, 12:288 (20 April 2012)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/12/288/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-12-288.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/22521158

Research article
Vulnerability, beliefs, treatments and economic burden of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in rural areas in China: a cross-sectional study
Lou P, Zhu Y, Chen P, Zhang P, Yu J, Zhang N, Chen N, Zhang L, Wu H, Zhao J
BMC Public Health 2012, 12:287 (20 April 2012)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/12/287/abstract
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PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/22521113

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April 19, 2012

Latest Article Alert from BMC Public Health

The latest articles from BMC Public Health, published between 11-Apr-2012 and 18-Apr-2012

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Study protocol
The health outcomes and physical activity in preschoolers (HOPP) study: rationale and design
Timmons BW, Proudfoot NA, MacDonald MJ, Bray SR, Cairney J
BMC Public Health 2012, 12:284 (17 April 2012)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/12/284/abstract
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Research article
Hierarchical cluster analysis of labour market regulations and population health: a taxonomy of low- and middle-income countries
Muntaner C, Chung H, Benach J, Ng E
BMC Public Health 2012, 12:286 (18 April 2012)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/12/286/abstract
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Research article
The mediating effect of social relationships on the association between socioeconomic status and subjective health - results from the Heinz Nixdorf Recall cohort study
Vonneilich N, Jöckel K, Erbel R, Klein J, Dragano N, Siegrist J, von dem Knesebeck O
BMC Public Health 2012, 12:285 (17 April 2012)
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April 18, 2012

Latest Article Alert from Environmental Health

The latest articles from Environmental Health, published between 03-Apr-2012 and 17-Apr-2012

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Possible effects of changes in the meteorological state over semi-arid areas on the general well-being of weather-sensitive patients
Yackerson NS, Bromberg L, Adler B, Aizenberg A
Environmental Health 2012, 11:26 (16 April 2012)
Abstract http://www.ehjournal.net/content/11/1/26/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.ehjournal.net/content/pdf/1476-069X-11-26.pdf

Exposures to fine particulate air pollution and respiratory outcomes in adults using two national datasets: a cross-sectional study
Nachman KE, Parker JD
Environmental Health 2012, 11:25 (10 April 2012)
Abstract http://www.ehjournal.net/content/11/1/25/abstract
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PubMed http://www.ehjournal.net/pubmed/22490087

Mitigation of building-related polychlorinated biphenyls in indoor air of a school
MacIntosh DL, Minegishi T, Fragala MA, Allen JG, Coghlan KM, Stewart JH, McCarthy JF
Environmental Health 2012, 11:24 (10 April 2012)
Abstract http://www.ehjournal.net/content/11/1/24/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.ehjournal.net/content/pdf/1476-069X-11-24.pdf
PubMed http://www.ehjournal.net/pubmed/22490055

On the estimation of heat-intensity and heat-duration effects in time series models of temperature-related mortality in Stockholm, Sweden
Rocklov J, Barnett AG, Woodward A
Environmental Health 2012, 11:23 (10 April 2012)
Abstract http://www.ehjournal.net/content/11/1/23/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.ehjournal.net/content/pdf/1476-069X-11-23.pdf
PubMed http://www.ehjournal.net/pubmed/22490779

Spatiotemporal air pollution exposure assessment for a Canadian population-based lung cancer case-control study
Hystad P, Demers PA, Johnson KC, Brook J, van Donkelaar A, Lamsal L, Martin R, Brauer M
Environmental Health 2012, 11:22 (4 April 2012)
Abstract http://www.ehjournal.net/content/11/1/22/abstract
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PubMed http://www.ehjournal.net/pubmed/22475580

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April 17, 2012

Latest Article Alert from Harm Reduction Journal

The latest articles from Harm Reduction Journal, published between 02-Apr-2012 and 16-Apr-2012

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Language acquisition for deaf children: Reducing the harms of zero tolerance to the use of alternative approaches
Humphries T, Kushalnagar P, Mathur G, Napoli D, Padden C, Rathmann C, Smith SR
Harm Reduction Journal 2012, 9:16 (2 April 2012)
Abstract http://www.harmreductionjournal.com/content/9/1/16/abstract
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PubMed http://www.harmreductionjournal.com/pubmed/22472091

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April 12, 2012

Latest Article Alert from Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology

The latest articles from Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology, published between 23-Mar-2012 and 11-Apr-2012

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The course of physical functional limitations and occupational conditions in a middle-aged working population in France
de Stampa M, Latouche A, Derriennic F, Monfort C, Touranchet A, Cassou B
Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2012, 7:5 (11 April 2012)
Abstract http://www.occup-med.com/content/7/1/5/abstract
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Latest Article Alert from Breast Cancer Research

The latest articles from Breast Cancer Research, published between 28-Mar-2012 and 11-Apr-2012

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Research article
RAC1 GTPase plays an important role in gamma-irradiation induced G2/M checkpoint activation
Yan Y, Greer PM, Cao PT, Kolb RH, Cowan KH
Breast Cancer Research 2012, 14:R60 (11 April 2012)
Abstract http://breast-cancer-research.com/content/14/2/R60/abstract
Provisional PDF http://breast-cancer-research.com/content/pdf/bcr3164.pdf

Research article
Characterizing mammographic images using generic texture features
Haeberle L, Wagner F, Fasching PA, Jud SM, Heusinger K, Loehberg CR, Hein A, Bayer CM, Hack CC, Lux MP, Binder K, Elter M, Muenzenmayer C, Schulz-Wendtland R, Meier-Meitinger M, Adamietz BR, Uder M, Beckmann MW, Wittenberg T
Breast Cancer Research 2012, 14:R59 (10 April 2012)
Abstract http://breast-cancer-research.com/content/14/2/R59/abstract
Provisional PDF http://breast-cancer-research.com/content/pdf/bcr3163.pdf

Research article
Variants in the vitamin D pathway, serum levels of vitamin D, and estrogen receptor negative breast cancer among African-American women: a case-control study
Yao S, Zirpoli G, Bovbjerg DH, Jandorf L, Hong C, Zhao H, Sucheston LE, Tang L, Roberts M, Ciupak G, Davis W, Hwang H, Johnson CS, Trump DL, McCann SE, Ademuyiwa F, Pawlish KS, Bandera EV, Ambrosone CB
Breast Cancer Research 2012, 14:R58 (5 April 2012)
Abstract http://breast-cancer-research.com/content/14/2/R58/abstract
Provisional PDF http://breast-cancer-research.com/content/pdf/bcr3162.pdf
PubMed http://breast-cancer-research.com/pubmed/22480149

Research article
Effects of cyclin D1 gene amplification and protein expression on time to recurrence in postmenopausal breast cancer patients treated with anastrozole or tamoxifen: A TransATAC study
Lundgren K, Brown M, Pineda S, Cuzick J, Salter J, Zabaglo L, Howell A, Dowsett M, Landberg G, - O
Breast Cancer Research 2012, 14:R57 (4 April 2012)
Abstract http://breast-cancer-research.com/content/14/2/R57/abstract
Provisional PDF http://breast-cancer-research.com/content/pdf/bcr3161.pdf
PubMed http://breast-cancer-research.com/pubmed/22475046

BRCA1 as tumor suppressor: lord without its RING?
Elia AE, Elledge SJ
Breast Cancer Research 2012, 14:306 (10 April 2012)
Abstract http://breast-cancer-research.com/content/14/2/306/abstract
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April 11, 2012

Latest Article Alert from Particle and Fibre Toxicology


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Factoring-in agglomeration of carbon nanotubes and nanofibers for better prediction of their toxicity versus asbestos
Murray AR, Kisin ER, Tkach AV, Yanamala N, Mercer RR, Young S, Fadeel B, Kagan VE, Shvedova AA
Particle and Fibre Toxicology 2012, 9:10 (10 April 2012)
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Latest Article Alert from BMC Public Health

The latest articles from BMC Public Health, published between 03-Apr-2012 and 10-Apr-2012

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Study protocol
A web-based computer-tailored smoking prevention programme for primary school children: Intervention design and study protocol
Cremers H, Mercken L, Oenema A, de Vries H
BMC Public Health 2012, 12:277 (10 April 2012)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/12/277/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-12-277.pdf

Study protocol
The impact of a bariatric rehabilitation service on weight loss and psychological adjustment - study protocol
Hollywood A, Ogden J, Pring C
BMC Public Health 2012, 12:275 (5 April 2012)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/12/275/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-12-275.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/22480247

Study protocol
Group hypnotherapy versus group relaxation for smoking cessation: an RCT study protocol
Dickson-Spillmann M, Kraemer T, Rust K, Schaub M
BMC Public Health 2012, 12:271 (4 April 2012)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/12/271/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-12-271.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/22475087

Study protocol
Lifestyle Triple P: a parenting intervention for childhood obesity
Gerards SM, Dagnelie PC, Jansen MW, Van der Goot LH, de Vries NK, Sanders MR, Kremers SP
BMC Public Health 2012, 12:267 (3 April 2012)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/12/267/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-12-267.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/22471971

Research article
Knowledge of heart attack and stroke symptomology: a cross-sectional comparison of rural and non-rural US adults
Swanoski MT, Lutfiyya M, Amaro ML, Akers MF, Huot KL
BMC Public Health 2012, 12:283 (10 April 2012)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/12/283/abstract
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Research article
Adherence to antihypertensive treatment and associated factors among patients on follow up at University of Gondar Hospital, Northwest Ethiopia
Dessie A, Asres G, Meseret S, Birhanu Z
BMC Public Health 2012, 12:282 (10 April 2012)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/12/282/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-12-282.pdf

Research article
Mortality after admission for acute myocardial infarction in Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal people in New South Wales, Australia: a multilevel data linkage study
Randall DA, Jorm LR, Lujic S, O'Loughlin AJ, Churches TR, Haines MM, Eades SJ, Leyland AH
BMC Public Health 2012, 12:281 (10 April 2012)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/12/281/abstract
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Research article
A cross-sectional study of US rural adults' consumption of fruits and vegetables: do they consume at least five servings daily?
Lutfiyya M, Chang LF, Lipsky MS
BMC Public Health 2012, 12:280 (10 April 2012)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/12/280/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-12-280.pdf

Research article
Comparing risk factors of HIV among hijra sex workers in Larkana and other cities of Pakistan: an analytical cross sectional study
Altaf A, Zahidie A, Agha A
BMC Public Health 2012, 12:279 (10 April 2012)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/12/279/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-12-279.pdf

Research article
Association of self-reported physical activity patterns and socio-demographic factors among normal-weight and overweight Japanese men
Liao Y, Harada K, Shibata A, Ishii K, Oka K, Nakamura Y, Inoue S, Shimomitsu T
BMC Public Health 2012, 12:278 (10 April 2012)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/12/278/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-12-278.pdf

Research article
Systematic review of diarrhea duration and severity in children and adults in low- and middle-income countries
Lamberti LM, Fischer-Walker CL, Black RE
BMC Public Health 2012, 12:276 (6 April 2012)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/12/276/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-12-276.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/22480268

Research article
Substance abuse prevalence and its relation to scholastic achievement and sport factors: An analysis among adolescents of the Herzegovina-Neretva Canton in Bosnia and Herzegovina
Sekulic D, Ostojic M, Ostojic Z, Hajdarevic B, Ostojic L
BMC Public Health 2012, 12:274 (5 April 2012)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/12/274/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-12-274.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/22480230

Research article
Factors associated with history of drug use among female sex workers (FSW) in a high HIV prevalence state of India
Medhi GK, Mahanta J, Kermode M, Paranjape RS, Adhikary R, Phukan SK, Ngully P
BMC Public Health 2012, 12:273 (5 April 2012)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/12/273/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-12-273.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/22480208

Research article
Hepatitis B virus infections and risk factors among the general population in Anhui Province, China: an epidemiological study
Li X, Zheng Y, Liau A, Cai B, Ye D, Huang F, Sheng X, Ge F, Xuan L, Li S, Li J
BMC Public Health 2012, 12:272 (5 April 2012)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/12/272/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-12-272.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/22475135

Research article
Understanding drug-related mortality in released prisoners: A review of national coronial records
Andrews JY, Kinner SA
BMC Public Health 2012, 12:270 (4 April 2012)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/12/270/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-12-270.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/22475069

Research article
Life-course origins of social inequalities in adult immune cell markers of inflammation in a developing southern Chinese population: the Guangzhou Biobank Cohort Study
West DA, Leung GM, Jiang CQ, Elwell-Sutton TM, Zhang WS, Lam TH, Cheng KK, Schooling C
BMC Public Health 2012, 12:269 (3 April 2012)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/12/269/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-12-269.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/22472036

Research article
A community-based participatory approach and engagement process creates culturally appropriate and community informed pandemic plans after the 2009 H1N1 influenza pandemic: remote and isolated First Nations communities of sub-arctic Ontario, Canada
Charania NA, Tsuji LJ
BMC Public Health 2012, 12:268 (3 April 2012)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/12/268/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-12-268.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/22472012

Research article
Trends in absolute and relative educational inequalities in four modifiable ischaemic heart disease risk factors: repeated cross-sectional surveys from the Nord-Trondelag Health Study (HUNT) 1984-2008
Ernstsen L, Strand B, Nilsen S, Espnes G, Krokstad S
BMC Public Health 2012, 12:266 (3 April 2012)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/12/266/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-12-266.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/22471945

Research article
Determinants of linear growth from infancy to school-aged years: a population-based follow-up study in urban Amazonian children
Lourenço BH, Villamor E, Augusto RA, Cardoso MA
BMC Public Health 2012, 12:265 (3 April 2012)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/12/265/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-12-265.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/22471924

Research article
Illness meanings and experiences for pre-ulcer and ulcer conditions of Buruli ulcer in the Ga-West and Ga-South Municipalities of Ghana
Ackumey MM, Gyapong M, Pappoe M, Kwakye-Maclean C, Weiss MG
BMC Public Health 2012, 12:264 (3 April 2012)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/12/264/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-12-264.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/22471884

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