newfoundland and labrador


Summary: Province of Canada consisting of the island of Newfoundland and an area of Labrador. Its capital is St. John's.

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  1. Hu X, Eccles K, Chan H. High selenium exposure lowers the odds ratios for hypertension, stroke, and myocardial infarction associated with mercury exposure among Inuit in Canada. Environ Int. 2017;102:200-206 pubmed publisher
    ..80 for MI). The high Se and low Hg group had the lowest prevalence of cardiovascular outcomes, except for stroke. These results provide evidence that Se may exhibit a protective effect against Hg on cardiovascular disease. ..
  2. Etchegary H, Bishop L, Street C, Aubrey Bassler K, Humphries D, Vat L, et al. Engaging patients in health research: identifying research priorities through community town halls. BMC Health Serv Res. 2017;17:192 pubmed publisher
    ..This study aimed to explore patients' health research priorities in the province of Newfoundland and Labrador (NL)...
  3. Temple Newhook J, Newhook L, Midodzi W, Murphy Goodridge J, Burrage L, Gill N, et al. Determinants of Nonmedically Indicated In-Hospital Supplementation of Infants Whose Birthing Parents Intended to Exclusively Breastfeed. J Hum Lact. 2017;33:278-284 pubmed publisher
    ..Data were collected between October 2011 and October 2015 in Newfoundland and Labrador. Variables measured included age; rural/urban location; education; income; race; marital status; parity; ..
  4. Jeffery N, DiBacco C, Wringe B, Stanley R, Hamilton L, Ravindran P, et al. Genomic evidence of hybridization between two independent invasions of European green crab (Carcinus maenas) in the Northwest Atlantic. Heredity (Edinb). 2017;119:154-165 pubmed publisher
    ..Our results provide insight into the demographic and evolutionary consequences of hybridization between independent invasions, and will inform the management of green crabs in eastern North America. ..
  5. Sarkar A, Wilton D, Fitzgerald E. Indoor Radon in Micro-geological Setting of an Indigenous Community in Canada: A Pilot Study for Hazard Identification. Int J Occup Environ Med. 2017;8:69-79 pubmed publisher
    ..The proposed protocol, based on synchronized testing of radon (at the lowest level of houses and in rooms of normal occupancy) and thorough inspection of the houses will be a more effective lung cancer prevention strategy. ..
  6. Zhu Y, Wang P, Zhai G, Bapat B, Savas S, Woodrow J, et al. Vitamin D receptor and calcium-sensing receptor polymorphisms and colorectal cancer survival in the Newfoundland population. Br J Cancer. 2017;117:898-906 pubmed publisher
    ..A population-based cohort of 531 CRC patients diagnosed from 1999 to 2003 in Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada, was followed for mortality and cancer recurrence until April 2010...
  7. Rando H, Stutchman J, Bastounes E, Johnson J, Driscoll C, Barr C, et al. Y-Chromosome Markers for the Red Fox. J Hered. 2017;108:678-685 pubmed publisher
    ..The development of new markers has increased the resolution at which red fox Y-chromosome diversity can be analyzed and provides insight into the contribution of males to red fox population diversity and patterns of phylogeography. ..
  8. Ochoo B, Valcour J, Sarkar A. Association between perceptions of public drinking water quality and actual drinking water quality: A community-based exploratory study in Newfoundland (Canada). Environ Res. 2017;159:435-443 pubmed publisher
    ..We had little scope to explore the possible explanations, and hence further studies are required to verify the age, gender educational status and income differential about the satisfaction of public service like water supply. ..