H A Young
Affiliation: The George Washington University
- Investigating the risk of cancer in 1990-1991 US Gulf War veterans with the use of state cancer registry dataHeather A Young
Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, George Washington University School of Public Health and Health Services, 2300 Eye Street, Washington, DC 20037, USA
Ann Epidemiol 20:265-272.e1. 2010..The purpose of this study was to determine whether proportional cancer incidence is greater among Gulf War veterans compared with non-Gulf War veterans...
- Factor analysis of fatiguing syndrome in Gulf War era veterans: implications for etiology and pathogenesisHeather A Young
School of Public Health and Health Services, George Washington University, Washington, DC 20037, USA
J Occup Environ Med 45:1268-73. 2003..Although the factors were similar for both groups, they were more differentiated in the FS group than in the control group as evidenced by interfactor correlations...
- Use of a crop and job specific exposure matrix for estimating cumulative exposure to triazine herbicides among females in a case-control study in the Central Valley of CaliforniaH A Young
George Washington University School of Public Health and Health Services, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, 2300 Eye Street, NW, Ross Hall 120A, Washington, DC 20037, USA
Occup Environ Med 61:945-51. 2004....
- Triazine herbicides and epithelial ovarian cancer risk in central CaliforniaHeather A Young
The George Washington University School of Public Health and Health Services, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Washington, DC 20037, USA
J Occup Environ Med 47:1148-56. 2005..We sought to determine whether women with ovarian cancer have increased occupational exposure to triazine herbicides...
- Is testicular cancer related to Gulf War deployment? Evidence from a pilot population-based study of Gulf War era veterans and cancer registriesPaul H Levine
Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health and Health Services, George Washington University, Ross Hall, Suite 118, 2300 I Street NW, Washington, DC 20037, USA
Mil Med 170:149-53. 2005..The increase became apparent 2 to 3 years after the Persian Gulf War and peaked 4 to 5 years afterward. Our data and those of investigators studying Vietnam veterans suggest that testicular cancer may be related to military deployment...
- A study of Gulf War veterans with a possible deployment-related syndromePaul H Levine
Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, George Washington University School of Public Health and Health Services, Washington, DC 20037, USA
Arch Environ Occup Health 61:271-8. 2006..Many of the neurological symptoms reported by the studied veterans appear to have an organic basis, but comorbidities must be excluded before researchers can conclude that a definitive syndrome exists...
- Evidence for a deployment-related Gulf War syndrome by factor analysisHan K Kang
Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs, Washington, DC 20036 3406, USA
Arch Environ Health 57:61-8. 2002..This finding suggests a possible syndrome related to Gulf War deployment, which requires objective supporting clinical evidence...
- Patterns of health care seeking of Gulf War registry members prior to deploymentRichard N Miller
Institute of Medicine, Medical Follow up Agency, Washington, DC 20001, USA
Mil Med 171:370-5. 2006..These findings increase our understanding of multisymptom illness, especially its chronic nature, and justify doing additional studies...
- Earlier age at diagnosis: another dimension in cancer disparity?Sara Karami
School of Public Health and Health Services, The George Washington University, Washington, DC, United States
Cancer Detect Prev 31:29-34. 2007..Using three criteria, this study determined whether cancers in most anatomic sites were more likely to occur at an earlier age in AA than in whites in the United States...
- Elderly African-American and Caucasian men are infrequently screened for osteoporosisJ Steuart Richards
Rheumatology Section, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Washington, DC 20422, USA
J Natl Med Assoc 97:714-7. 2005..To retrospectively examine the factors that initiated a request for dual x-ray absorptiometry (DXA) in elderly males in a rheumatology practice and to determine if there were differences between African Americans and Caucasians,..
- Thrombosed external hemorrhoids: outcome after conservative or surgical managementJose Greenspon
Division of Colon and Rectal Surgery, The George Washington University, Washington, D C, USA
Dis Colon Rectum 47:1493-8. 2004..We wished to determine the incidence of recurrence, intervals to recurrence, and factors predicting recurrence of thrombosed external hemorrhoids after conservative or surgical management...
- Thimerosal exposure in infants and neurodevelopmental disorders: an assessment of computerized medical records in the Vaccine Safety DatalinkHeather A Young
The George Washington University School of Public Health and Health Services, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, United States
J Neurol Sci 271:110-8. 2008..Additional studies should be conducted to further evaluate the relationship between Hg exposure and NDs...
- Trends in inflammatory breast carcinoma incidence and survival: the surveillance, epidemiology, and end results program at the National Cancer InstituteKenneth W Hance
Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, The George Washington University School of Public Health and Health Services, Washington, DC, USA
J Natl Cancer Inst 97:966-75. 2005..We examined incidence and survival trends for IBC in Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results (SEER) Program data with a case definition designed to capture many of its unique clinical and pathologic characteristics...
- Perineal talc exposure and epithelial ovarian cancer risk in the Central Valley of CaliforniaPaul K Mills
Cancer Registry of Central California Public Health Institute, Fresno, CA, USA
Int J Cancer 112:458-64. 2004..10-2.16). Talc use and EOC risk was highest in women with serous invasive tumors (OR = 1.77; CI = 1.12-2.81). This study provides some support for the hypothesis that perineal talc use is associated with an increased risk of EOC...