Summary: The science of utilization, distribution, and consumption of services and materials.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi The neural basis of economic decision-making in the Ultimatum Game
    Alan G Sanfey
    Center for the Study of Brain, Mind and Behavior, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ 08544, USA
    Science 300:1755-8. 2003
  2. pmc Suicides associated with the 2008-10 economic recession in England: time trend analysis
    Ben Barr
    Department of Public Health and Policy, University of Liverpool, Liverpool L69 3GB UK
    BMJ 345:e5142. 2012
  3. ncbi Business cycles and mortality: results from Swedish microdata
    Ulf G Gerdtham
    Department of Community Medicine, Lund University, Malmo University Hospital, SE 205 02 Malmo, Sweden
    Soc Sci Med 60:205-18. 2005
  4. doi Health spending projections through 2019: the recession's impact continues
    Christopher J Truffer
    Office of the Actuary, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services CMS, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 29:522-9. 2010
  5. doi One country, two worlds - the health disparity in China
    Qingyue Meng
    China Center for Health Development Studies, Peking University, Beijing, China
    Glob Public Health 7:124-36. 2012
  6. doi The 2007-09 recession and health insurance coverage
    John Holahan
    Urban Institute Health Policy Center, Washington, DC, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 30:145-52. 2011
  7. ncbi Spatio-temporal patterns and driving forces of urban land expansion in China during the economic reform era
    Jiyuan Liu
    Institute of Geographical Sciences and Natural Resources Research, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China
    Ambio 34:450-5. 2005
  8. doi Medical bankruptcy in the United States, 2007: results of a national study
    David U Himmelstein
    Department of Medicine, Cambridge Hospital Harvard Medical School, Cambridge, Mass 02139, USA
    Am J Med 122:741-6. 2009
  9. ncbi A healthy economy can break your heart
    Christopher J Ruhm
    University of North Carolina Greensboro and National Bureau of Economic Research, USA
    Demography 44:829-48. 2007
  10. pmc Inequalities in mortality during and after restructuring of the New Zealand economy: repeated cohort studies
    Tony Blakely
    Health Inequalities Research Programme, University of Otago, Wellington, PO Box 7343, Wellington, New Zealand
    BMJ 336:371-5. 2008

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  1. ncbi The neural basis of economic decision-making in the Ultimatum Game
    Alan G Sanfey
    Center for the Study of Brain, Mind and Behavior, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ 08544, USA
    Science 300:1755-8. 2003
    ..Further, significantly heightened activity in anterior insula for rejected unfair offers suggests an important role for emotions in decision-making...
  2. pmc Suicides associated with the 2008-10 economic recession in England: time trend analysis
    Ben Barr
    Department of Public Health and Policy, University of Liverpool, Liverpool L69 3GB UK
    BMJ 345:e5142. 2012
    ..To determine whether English regions worst affected by the economic recession in the United Kingdom in 2008-10 have had the greatest increases in suicides...
  3. ncbi Business cycles and mortality: results from Swedish microdata
    Ulf G Gerdtham
    Department of Community Medicine, Lund University, Malmo University Hospital, SE 205 02 Malmo, Sweden
    Soc Sci Med 60:205-18. 2005
    ..For women we cannot reject the null hypothesis of no effect for any of the business cycle indicators...
  4. doi Health spending projections through 2019: the recession's impact continues
    Christopher J Truffer
    Office of the Actuary, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services CMS, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 29:522-9. 2010
    ..As a result, public spending is projected to account for more than half of all U.S. health care spending by 2012...
  5. doi One country, two worlds - the health disparity in China
    Qingyue Meng
    China Center for Health Development Studies, Peking University, Beijing, China
    Glob Public Health 7:124-36. 2012
    ..Current efforts to reduce the disparities, and its challenges, opportunities and global implications are also assessed...
  6. doi The 2007-09 recession and health insurance coverage
    John Holahan
    Urban Institute Health Policy Center, Washington, DC, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 30:145-52. 2011
    ..This finding underscores the importance of planned coverage expansions under the Affordable Care Act...
  7. ncbi Spatio-temporal patterns and driving forces of urban land expansion in China during the economic reform era
    Jiyuan Liu
    Institute of Geographical Sciences and Natural Resources Research, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China
    Ambio 34:450-5. 2005
    ..Case studies of the 13 mega cities showed that urban expansion had been largely driven by demographic change, economic growth, and changes in land use policies and regulations...
  8. doi Medical bankruptcy in the United States, 2007: results of a national study
    David U Himmelstein
    Department of Medicine, Cambridge Hospital Harvard Medical School, Cambridge, Mass 02139, USA
    Am J Med 122:741-6. 2009
    ..Our 2001 study in 5 states found that medical problems contributed to at least 46.2% of all bankruptcies. Since then, health costs and the numbers of un- and underinsured have increased, and bankruptcy laws have tightened...
  9. ncbi A healthy economy can break your heart
    Christopher J Ruhm
    University of North Carolina Greensboro and National Bureau of Economic Research, USA
    Demography 44:829-48. 2007
    ..CHD mortality increases rapidly when the economy strengthens but returns to or near its baseline level within five years for most groups...
  10. pmc Inequalities in mortality during and after restructuring of the New Zealand economy: repeated cohort studies
    Tony Blakely
    Health Inequalities Research Programme, University of Otago, Wellington, PO Box 7343, Wellington, New Zealand
    BMJ 336:371-5. 2008
    ..To determine whether disparities between income and mortality changed during a period of major structural and macroeconomic reform and to estimate the changing contribution of different diseases to these disparities...
  11. ncbi Increasing mortality during the expansions of the US economy, 1900-1996
    Institute of Labor and Industrial Relations and School of Social Work, The University of Michigan, 1111 East Catherine Street, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 2054, USA
    Int J Epidemiol 34:1194-202. 2005
    ..It has been postulated that these short-term oscillations may be related to changes in the economy...
  12. pmc Impact of the 2008-2009 economic recession on screening colonoscopy utilization among the insured
    Spencer D Dorn
    Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7080, USA
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 10:278-84. 2012
  13. ncbi [The relationship between secular trend of road traffic injuries and gross domestic product per capita in China]
    Chang Wang
    Center for Injury Prevention and Control, Medical College of Jinan University, Guangzhou 510632, China
    Zhonghua Yu Fang Yi Xue Za Zhi 45:350-3. 2011
    ..To explore the relationship between secular trend of road traffic injuries (RTI) and gross domestic product (GDP) per capita in China...
  14. doi Inequality in individual mortality and economic conditions earlier in life
    Gerard J van den Berg
    Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, 1081 HV Amsterdam, Netherlands
    Soc Sci Med 69:1360-7. 2009
    ..Lower social classes suffer disproportionally from being born in recessions. This exacerbates mortality inequality. Upward mobility does not vary much with the business cycle at birth...
  15. doi Environmental economics. Development and conservation goals in World Bank projects
    Peter Kareiva
    Nature Conservancy, Seattle, WA 98105, USA
    Science 321:1638-9. 2008
  16. pmc Selfish or selfless? The role of empathy in economics
    Alan Kirman
    GREQAM, Universite Paul Cezanne, Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales, et Institut Universitaire de France, Aix Marseille III, France
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 365:303-17. 2010
    Empathy is a longstanding issue in economics, especially for welfare economics, but one which has faded from the scene in recent years. However, with the rise of neuroeconomics, there is now a renewed interest in this subject...
  17. pmc Global health and the global economic crisis
    Solomon R Benatar
    Bioethics Centre, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
    Am J Public Health 101:646-53. 2011
    ..As with the quest for an HIV vaccine, the challenge of improved global health requires an ambitious multidisciplinary research program...
  18. pmc Health behavior and behavioral economics: economic preferences and physical activity stages of change in a low-income African-American community
    Tammy Leonard
    Economics Department, School of Economic, Political and Policy Sciences, University of Texas at Dallas, USA
    Am J Health Promot 27:211-21. 2013
    ..To examine the relationship between physical activity stages of change and preferences for financial risk and time...
  19. pmc Unemployment and ill health: a connection through inflammation?
    Jukka Hintikka
    Department of Psychiatry, Kuopio University Hospital and Department of Clinical Medicine, University of Kuopio, FI 70210 KUOPIO, Finland
    BMC Public Health 9:410. 2009
    ..Acute and chronic psychosocial stress can induce pronounced changes in human immune responses. In this study we tested our hypothesis that stress-induced low-grade tissue inflammation is more prevalent among the unemployed...
  20. doi The other crisis: the economics and financing of maternal, newborn and child health in Asia
    Ian Anderson
    Asian Development Bank, Manila, Philippines
    Health Policy Plan 26:288-97. 2011
  21. doi Network diversity and economic development
    Nathan Eagle
    Santa Fe Institute, 1399 Hyde Park Road, Santa Fe, NM 87501, USA
    Science 328:1029-31. 2010
    ..We find that the diversity of individuals' relationships is strongly correlated with the economic development of communities...
  22. doi Was the economic crisis 1997-1998 responsible for rising suicide rates in East/Southeast Asia? A time-trend analysis for Japan, Hong Kong, South Korea, Taiwan, Singapore and Thailand
    Shu Sen Chang
    Department of Social Medicine, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK
    Soc Sci Med 68:1322-31. 2009
  23. pmc Economic recession and health inequalities in Japan: analysis with a national sample, 1986-2001
    N Kondo
    Department of Society, Human Development, and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    J Epidemiol Community Health 62:869-75. 2008
    ..Japan experienced more than 10 years of economic recession beginning in the 1990s. The question of whether socioeconomic-based inequality in self-rated health widened after the economic crisis was examined...
  24. pmc Macroeconomic fluctuations and mortality in postwar Japan
    José A Tapia Granados
    University of Michigan School of Social Work and Institute of Labor and Industrial Relations, 1111 East Catherine Street, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0913, USA
    Demography 45:323-43. 2008
    ..Deaths attributed to other causes, making up about half of total deaths, don't show a clearly defined relationship with the fluctuations of the economy...
  25. ncbi Ecology. Millennium ecosystem assessment: research needs
    Stephen R Carpenter
    Center for Limnology, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI 53706
    Science 314:257-8. 2006
  26. ncbi Expanding research on the economics of occupational health
    J Paul Leigh
    Scand J Work Environ Health 32:1-4. 2006
  27. ncbi Commentary: mortality increases during economic upturns
    Christopher J Ruhm
    Department of Economics, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Greensboro, NC 27402 6165, USA
    Int J Epidemiol 34:1206-11. 2005
  28. doi Exogenous determinants of early-life conditions, and mortality later in life
    Gerard J van den Berg
    Department of Economics, VU University Amsterdam, De Boelelaan 1105, NL 1081 HV Amsterdam, Netherlands
    Soc Sci Med 68:1591-8. 2009
    ..A systematic empirical exploration of all macro-indicators reveals that economic conditions in the first years after birth also affect mortality rates later in life...
  29. ncbi The contribution of lone parenthood and economic difficulties to smoking
    Ossi Rahkonen
    Department of Social Policy, Box 18, University of Helsinki, 00014 Finland
    Soc Sci Med 61:211-6. 2005
    ..Both economic difficulties and lone parenthood were associated with smoking independent of education, occupational social class, household disposable income, housing tenure or social relations for both men and women...
  30. doi Age, cohort and period effects in the prevalence of sleep disturbances among older people: the impact of economic downturn
    Alex Dregan
    University of Surrey, Guildford, Surrey, UK
    Soc Sci Med 69:1432-8. 2009
    ..The contemporary economic downturn is suggested as a possible explanation for the significant increase in the prevalence of sleep loss through worry in 1991...
  31. ncbi The neural basis of financial risk taking
    Camelia M Kuhnen
    Stanford Graduate School of Business, 518 Memorial Way, S479, Stanford, California, 94305, USA
    Neuron 47:763-70. 2005
    ..Thus, consideration of anticipatory neural mechanisms may add predictive power to the rational actor model of economic decision making...
  32. ncbi The global financial crisis and health: scaling up our effort
    Ronald Labonte
    Faculty of Medicine, University of Ottawa, Institute of Population Health, 1 Stewart Street, Ottawa, ON K1N 6N5
    Can J Public Health 100:173-5. 2009
  33. pmc Population causes and consequences of leading chronic diseases: a comparative analysis of prevailing explanations
    David Stuckler
    Department of Sociology, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
    Milbank Q 86:273-326. 2008
  34. ncbi Austerity: a failed experiment on the people of Europe
    Martin McKee
    European Centre on Health of Societies in Transition, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK
    Clin Med 12:346-50. 2012
  35. ncbi The macroeconomic determinants of health
    S V Subramanian
    Department of Health and Social Behavior, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Annu Rev Public Health 23:287-302. 2002
    Why are some societies healthier than others? The consensus in development economics is that the health achievement of nations has to do with their levels of economic development...
  36. ncbi The changing relation between mortality and level of economic development. Population Studies, Vol. 29, No. 2, July 1975
    Samuel H Preston
    Int J Epidemiol 36:484-90. 2007
  37. ncbi The economics of impatience
    Ernst Fehr
    Nature 415:269-72. 2002
  38. ncbi Experimental practices in economics: a methodological challenge for psychologists?
    R Hertwig
    Center for Adaptive Behavior and Cognition, Max Planck Institute for Human Development, 14195 Berlin, Germany
    Behav Brain Sci 24:383-403; discussion 403-51. 2001
    This target article is concerned with the implications of the surprisingly different experimental practices in economics and in areas of psychology relevant to both economists and psychologists, such as behavioral decision making...
  39. pmc The health implications of financial crisis: a review of the evidence
    David Stuckler
    Department of Sociology, University of Oxford, UK
    Ulster Med J 78:142-5. 2009
  40. ncbi Incidental sadness biases social economic decisions in the Ultimatum Game
    Katia M Harlé
    Department of Psychology, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85721, USA
    Emotion 7:876-81. 2007
    ..These results demonstrate that even subtle incidental moods can play an important role in biasing decision making. Implications of these results in regards to the emotion, cognitive neuroscience, and clinical literatures are discussed...
  41. pmc Drivers of inequality in Millennium Development Goal progress: a statistical analysis
    David Stuckler
    Oxford University, Department of Sociology, Oxford, UK
    PLoS Med 7:e1000241. 2010
    ..We also examined the impact of joint epidemics of HIV/AIDS and noncommunicable diseases (NCDs), which may limit the ability of households to address child mortality and increase risks of infectious diseases...
  42. pmc Network structure of production
    Enghin Atalay
    Department of Economics, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 108:5199-202. 2011
    ..This alternative framework is better able to match the attributes of the actual economic network and aids in further understanding several important economic phenomena...
  43. doi Determinants of Thailand household healthcare expenditure: the relevance of permanent resources and other correlates
    Albert A Okunade
    Department of Economics, The University of Memphis, Memphis, TN 38152, USA
    Health Econ 19:365-76. 2010
    Several papers in the leading health economics journals modeled the determinants of healthcare expenditure using household survey or family budgets data of developed countries...
  44. pmc Impact of business cycles on US suicide rates, 1928-2007
    Feijun Luo
    Division of Violence Prevention, National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Hwy NE, Mailstop F 64, Atlanta, GA 30341 3717, USA
    Am J Public Health 101:1139-46. 2011
    ..We examined the associations of overall and age-specific suicide rates with business cycles from 1928 to 2007 in the United States...
  45. ncbi The recession's effect on hospital registered nurse employment growth
    Peter I Buerhaus
    Center for Interdisciplinary Health Workforce Studies, Institute for Medicine and Public Health, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN, USA
    Nurs Econ 29:163-7. 2011
    ..While national unemployment rates remain high, hospitals should prepare for an eventual jobs recovery when many RNs are likely to leave the workforce...
  46. pmc The economics of intense exercise
    David O Meltzer
    University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
    J Health Econ 29:347-52. 2010
  47. ncbi China's environment in a globalizing world
    Jianguo Liu
    Center for Systems Integration and Sustainability, Department of Fisheries and Wildlife, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan 48824, USA
    Nature 435:1179-86. 2005
  48. ncbi Impact of economic crisis on cause-specific mortality in South Korea
    Young Ho Khang
    Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Songpa Gu, Seoul, Korea
    Int J Epidemiol 34:1291-301. 2005
    ..In the late 1990s, South Korea experienced a steep economic decline. This study examines whether the massive economic changes affected trends in all-cause and cause-specific mortality in South Korea...
  49. ncbi Economic development and environmental protection: an ecological economics perspective
    William E Rees
    School of Community and Regional Planning, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Environ Monit Assess 86:29-45. 2003
    ..The main thing connecting these two states is human economic activity. Ecological economics interprets the environment-economy relationship in terms of the second law of thermodynamics...
  50. ncbi Sexual economics: sex as female resource for social exchange in heterosexual interactions
    Roy F Baumeister
    Department of Psychology, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL 32306 1270, USA
    Pers Soc Psychol Rev 8:339-63. 2004
  51. ncbi Deconstructing relative reinforcing efficacy and situating the measures of pharmacological reinforcement with behavioral economics: a theoretical proposal
    W K Bickel
    University of Vermont, Department of Psychiatry, Human Behavioral Pharmacology Laboratory, 38 Fletcher Place, Ira Allen School, Burlington, VT 05401 1419, USA
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 153:44-56. 2000
    ..However, a variety of studies suggest that relative reinforcing efficacy may be heterogeneous...
  52. ncbi The impact of the 1997-98 East Asian economic crisis on health and health care in Indonesia
    Hugh Waters
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Health Policy Plan 18:172-81. 2003
    ..The results suggest that social protection programmes play a critical role in protecting populations against the adverse effects of economic downturns on health and health care...
  53. pmc Economic difficulties and common mental disorders among Finnish and British white-collar employees: the contribution of social and behavioural factors
    E Laaksonen
    Department of Public Health, University of Helsinki, Finland
    J Epidemiol Community Health 63:439-46. 2009
  54. doi Evidence for the 2008 economic crisis exacerbating depression in Hong Kong
    Sing Lee
    Department of Psychiatry, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    J Affect Disord 126:125-33. 2010
    ..There is a lack of population-level research on the relationship between economic contraction and specific mental disorders and how individual-level variables may mediate such a relationship...
  55. ncbi Economic stability and health status: evidence from East Asia before and after the 1990s economic crisis
    Sandra Hopkins
    School of Economics and Finance, Curtin University of Technology, Perth 6102, Australia
    Health Policy 75:347-57. 2006
    ..The lessons for other developing economies include the importance of social safety nets and the maintenance of government expenditure in minimising the impact of economic shocks on health...
  56. ncbi Economics and physical activity: a research agenda
    Roland Sturm
    RAND Corporation, Santa Monica, CA 90407, USA
    Am J Prev Med 28:141-9. 2005
    ..b>Economics and public health perspectives can complement each other, although harnessing any synergy requires an ..
  57. doi The food, fuel, and financial crises affect the urban and rural poor disproportionately: a review of the evidence
    Marie T Ruel
    International Food Policy Research Institute, Washington, DC, USA
    J Nutr 140:170S-6S. 2010
    ..Using these early coping strategies as early warning indicators could help prevent dramatic losses in welfare...
  58. doi Economic crises: some thoughts on why, when and where they (might) matter for health--a tale of three countries
    George A Kaplan
    Center for Social Epidemiology and Population Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Soc Sci Med 74:643-6. 2012
  59. doi Being born under adverse economic conditions leads to a higher cardiovascular mortality rate later in life: evidence based on individuals born at different stages of the business cycle
    Gerard J van den Berg
    Department of Economics, University of Mannheim, Mannheim, Germany
    Demography 48:507-30. 2011
    ..Individual-specific qualities come more to fruition if the starting position in life is better...
  60. ncbi Commentary: economic growth is the basis of mortality rate decline in the 20th century--experience of the United States 1901-2000
    M Harvey Brenner
    John Hopkins University, Bloomberg School of Public Health, 624 North Broadway, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Int J Epidemiol 34:1214-21. 2005
  61. pmc Behavioral economics: reunifying psychology and economics
    C Camerer
    Division of Humanities and Social Sciences, 228 77, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA 91125, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 96:10575-7. 1999
    Behavioral economics" improves the realism of the psychological assumptions underlying economic theory, promising to reunify psychology and economics in the process...
  62. ncbi Economic recession and mental health: an overview
    Brian Cooper
    Neuropsychiatr 25:113-7. 2011
    ..Economic mental health care could best be achieved, not by decimating services but by planning and deploying these to meet the needs of defined area populations...
  63. doi Banking crises and mortality during the Great Depression: evidence from US urban populations, 1929-1937
    David Stuckler
    Department of Global Health and Population, Harvard University, Boston, MA, USA
    J Epidemiol Community Health 66:410-9. 2012
    ..The authors assess the effects of the Great Depression using city-level estimates of US mortality and an underlying measure of economic crisis, bank suspensions, at the state level...
  64. pmc The economics of tackling climate change
    Ian Roberts
    BMJ 336:165-6. 2008
  65. pmc Irrational economic decision-making after ventromedial prefrontal damage: evidence from the Ultimatum Game
    Michael Koenigs
    Department of Neurology, Division of Cognitive Neuroscience, University of Iowa College of Medicine, Iowa City, Iowa 52242, USA
    J Neurosci 27:951-6. 2007
    ..These results suggest that emotion regulation processes subserved by VMPC are a critical component of normal economic decision making...
  66. ncbi The influence of socioeconomic factors on cardiovascular disease risk factors in the context of economic development in the Samoan archipelago
    Amara E Ezeamama
    International Health Institute, Department of Community Health, Brown University, Providence, RI, USA
    Soc Sci Med 63:2533-45. 2006
  67. doi Diffusion of an economic development policy innovation: explaining the international spread of casino gambling
    Brian Richard
    University of Southern Mississippi, 118 College Drive, 5022, Hattiesburg, MS 39406, USA
    J Gambl Stud 26:287-300. 2010
    ..Another area for further research is the seeming contradictory findings of multiple statistical analyses and multiple anecdotal findings of the impacts of fiscal stress on the casino legalization decision...
  68. pmc The population health approach in historical perspective
    Simon Szreter
    St John s College, University of Cambridge, England
    Am J Public Health 93:421-31. 2003
  69. ncbi Psychology and economics. Strategizing in the brain
    Colin F Camerer
    Division of Humanities and Social Sciences 228 77, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA 91125, USA
    Science 300:1673-5. 2003
  70. doi Health, "illth," and economic growth: medicine, environment, and economics at the crossroads
    Garry Egger
    Division of Health and Applied Sciences, Southern Cross University, Lismore, Australia
    Am J Prev Med 37:78-83. 2009
    ..Some common approaches for dealing with both are discussed, with a plea for greater involvement by health scientists in the economic and environmental debates in order to deal effectively with issues like obesity and chronic disease...
  71. pmc The economics, technology, and neuroscience of human capability formation
    James J Heckman
    Department of Economics, University of Chicago, 1126 East 59th Street, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 104:13250-5. 2007
    This article begins the synthesis of two currently unrelated literatures: the human capital approach to health economics and the economics of cognitive and noncognitive skill formation...
  72. ncbi [Competitiveness among health and the health sector. A new look at the health economics paradigm]
    Felicia Marie Knaul
    Fundacion Mexicana para la Salud, Mexico D F, Mexico
    Gac Med Mex 143:93-100. 2007
  73. doi Economic growth and marine biodiversity: influence of human social structure on decline of marine trophic levels
    Rebecca Clausen
    Department of Sociology, 1291 University of Oregon, Eugene, OR 97403 1291, USA
    Conserv Biol 22:458-66. 2008
    ..The challenge is to utilize the socioeconomic and ecological research in the service of a comprehensive marine-conservation movement...
  74. doi The impacts of gaming expansion on economic growth: a theoretical reconsideration
    Guoqiang Li
    Economics and International Finance, Department of Finance and Business Economics, Faculty of Business Administration, University of Macau, Av Padre Tomas Pereira, Taipa, Macau, China
    J Gambl Stud 26:269-85. 2010
  75. pmc How does socioeconomic development affect risk of mortality? An age-period-cohort analysis from a recently transitioned population in China
    Roger Y Chung
    Department of Community Medicine, School of Public Health, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, People s Republic of China
    Am J Epidemiol 171:345-56. 2010
    ..The full population health consequences of these changes are unlikely to manifest until persons who have spent their early lives in such environments reach an age at which they become vulnerable to chronic diseases...
  76. doi "Publish or Perish" as citation metrics used to analyze scientific output in the humanities: International case studies in economics, geography, social sciences, philosophy, and history
    Audrey Baneyx
    Institut Francilien Recherche, Innovation et Société IFRIS, Université Paris Est Marne la Vallée, Paris, France
    Arch Immunol Ther Exp (Warsz) 56:363-71. 2008
    ..The fields of economics, geography, social sciences, philosophy, and history are focused on to illustrate the differences of results ..
  77. doi Cash transfers--do they work? A study of flexivouchers in Malawi
    Paul Harnett
    Med Confl Surviv 24:S36-47. 2008
    ..The subsequent choices make sense in the real world of the farmer and suggest that cash transfers may be a more appropriate way of transferring resources and delivering aid to the poor...
  78. ncbi Is contemporary economic development sustainable?
    Partha Dasgupta
    University of Cambridge, Faculty of Economics and Politics, Sidgwick Avenue, Cambridge, UK
    Ambio 31:269-71. 2002
  79. ncbi Measuring the wealth of nations
    Kirk Hamilton
    Environment Department, The World Bank, Washington DC, USA
    Environ Monit Assess 86:75-89. 2003
  80. pmc Illustrating the coupled human-environment system for vulnerability analysis: three case studies
    B L Turner
    Graduate School of Geography and George Perkins Marsh Institute, Clark University, Worcester, MA 01602, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 100:8080-5. 2003
    ..The framework proves useful in directing attention to the interacting parts of the coupled system and helps identify gaps in information and understanding relevant to reducing vulnerability in the systems as a whole...
  81. pmc Strategies and models for agricultural sustainability in developing Asian countries
    P C Kesavan
    M S Swaminathan Research Foundation, Third Cross Street, Taramani, Chennai 600 113, India
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 363:877-91. 2008
    ..With a system of 'farm and marine production by masses', the twin goals of ecoagriculture and eco-livelihoods are addressed. The principles, strategies and models of these are briefly discussed in this paper...
  82. ncbi How should we set priorities?
    W Wayt Gibbs
    Sci Am 293:108-15. 2005
  83. ncbi [Health, human development, and governance in Latin America and the Caribbean at the beginning of the 21st century]
    Juan Antonio Casas-Zamora
    División de Salud y Desarrollo Humano HDP, Organizacion Panamericana de la Salud
    Rev Panam Salud Publica 11:397-408. 2002
    ..In the face of this situation, the author stresses that putting a priority on health inequities is vital to safeguarding the governability and the social and political stability of countries in LAC in the next decade...
  84. pmc One problem at a time. Building research capacities in developing countries is necessary for economic success in the long term. But the numerous problems in doing so have to be solved for each country individually
    Alexandra Moreno-Borchart
    EMBO Rep 5:127-30. 2004
  85. ncbi Can extreme poverty be eliminated?
    Jeffrey D Sachs
    Earth Institute, Colulmbia University, USA
    Sci Am 293:56-65. 2005
  86. ncbi Supporting parents
    Glen H Stassen
    Christ Century 122:10-1. 2005
  87. ncbi Modeling the spatial dynamics of regional land use: the CLUE-S model
    Peter H Verburg
    Faculty of Geographical Sciences, Utrecht University, P O Box 80115, 3508 TC Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Environ Manage 30:391-405. 2002
    ..The user can specify these settings based on expert knowledge or survey data. Two applications of the model in the Philippines and Malaysia are used to illustrate the functioning of the model and its validation...
  88. ncbi Peripherality, income inequality, and life expectancy: revisiting the income inequality hypothesis
    Spencer Moore
    Centre de recherche de Centre Hôpital de Université de Montréal, 3875 St Urbain, Montreal, QC, Canada H2W 1V1
    Int J Epidemiol 35:623-32. 2006
  89. doi Fairer global trade, better local health
    Aldo Mussi
    Faculty of Health, Birmingham City University, Perry Barr, Birmingham
    Med Confl Surviv 24:S90-3. 2008
    ..The health benefits are not just in the poor world but benefit the rich too because of the importance of the social environment to our health...
  90. ncbi From subsistence farming towards a multifunctional agriculture: sustainability in the Chinese rural reality
    Veronika Prändl-Zika
    Oikodrom The Vienna Institute for Urban Sustainability, Brunhildengasse 1 3, 1150 Vienna, Austria
    J Environ Manage 87:236-48. 2008
  91. doi Making poverty history in Sandwell the co-operative way
    Mary Mooney
    6 Towns Credit Union, 382 High St, West Bromwich
    Med Confl Surviv 24:S80-4. 2008
    ..Member-owners of the co-operative are able to access easy saving products, take advantage of affordable loans, and develop transferable skills working as volunteers at the strategic and community level...
  92. ncbi Short run effects of a price on carbon dioxide emissions from U.S. electric generators
    Adam Newcomer
    Carnegie Mellon Electricity Industry Center, Tepper School of Business, and Department of Engineering and Public Policy, 254 Posner Hall, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 42:3139-44. 2008
    ..Thus, a price on CO2 emissions that has been shown in earlier workto stimulate investment in new generation technology also provides significant CO2 reductions before new technology is deployed at large scale...
  93. ncbi What if we suddenly taxed CO2 emissions?
    Catherine M Cooney
    Environ Sci Technol 42:3122. 2008
  94. ncbi Estimated prevalence of compulsive buying behavior in the United States
    Lorrin M Koran
    OCD Clinic, Rm 2363, 401 Quarry Rd, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 163:1806-12. 2006
    ..8% to 16% of the adult U.S. population. To the authors' knowledge, no study has used a large general population sample to estimate its prevalence...
  95. ncbi A force for change
    Gary Stix
    Sci Am 293:58. 2005
  96. ncbi Native seed collection and use in arid land reclamation: a low-tech approach
    Christopher Ross
    Bureau of Land Management, Nevada State Office 920, 1340 Financial Boulevard, Reno, Nevada, USA
    Environ Monit Assess 99:267-74. 2004
    ..The methods described have the potential to open new low-tech economic opportunities to all segments of local non-urban populations while combating desertification and creating a more ecologically sound environment...
  97. ncbi [Globalization, international trade, and health equity]
    Cesar Vieira
    Programa Regional de Políticas Públicas y Salud, División de Salud y Desarrollo Humano, Organizacion Panamericana de la Salud
    Rev Panam Salud Publica 11:425-9. 2002
    ..The piece concludes with a summary of the activities that the Pan American Health Organization has been carrying out in this area...
  98. ncbi The Sachs report: Investing in Health for Economic Development--or increasing the size of the crumbs from the rich man's table? Part I
    Alison Katz
    Int J Health Serv 34:751-73. 2004
    ..A set of assumptions deriving from a neoliberal approach to health underlies the report. The author proposes an alternative set of assumptions deriving from a social justice and human rights-based approach to health...
  99. ncbi [The "lectio"]
    Angelo DelBoca
    Africa (Roma) 57:288-97. 2002
  100. pmc Drivers of change in global agriculture
    Peter Hazell
    Centre for Environmental Policy, Imperial College, Wye Campus, Kent TN25 5AH, UK
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 363:495-515. 2008
  101. ncbi Rural reforms and changes in land management and attitudes: a case study from inner Mongolia, China
    Sara Brogaard
    Department of Physical Geography, Lund University, Sölvegatan 13, 22362 Lund, Sweden
    Ambio 31:219-25. 2002
    ..The farmers stressed the negative impact of grazing and cultivation on soil erosion and stated that differences in vegetation composition and cover in the nature reserve are due to anthropogenic factors...

Research Grants82

  1. Personalized Clinical Diagnostics and Beyond: Integrated Ring Resonator Arrays
    Ryan Bailey; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..This technology promises to broadly impact the landscape of the biomedical sciences, both meeting the clinical diagnostic challenges of today and pioneering the paradigm-shifting discoveries of tomorrow. ..
  2. Pharmacogenetics of obesity and endocannabinergic modulation (POEM)
    Russell A Wilke; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..In the future, individual patients with variation in these genes may benefit from targeted behavioral and/or pharmacological interventions designed to improve their health. ..
  3. Enhanced iron removal with peptide linked chelators targeted to ferritin
    Elizabeth C Theil; Fiscal Year: 2010
  4. Angiotensin Adrenergic Interactions in the Kidney
    Roland C Blantz; Fiscal Year: 2013
  5. Air Pollution on Adiposity and Vascular Dysfunction: White or Brown Matters?
    Qinghua Sun; Fiscal Year: 2013
  6. Novel Mitochondrial Mechanisms of Ethanol-Induced Cardiac Injury in Aged Females
    DONNA HOPE KORZICK; Fiscal Year: 2010
  7. Prostate, Lung, Colorectal and Ovarian (PLCO) Screening Trial
    BARBARA O'BRIEN; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Participants will be contacted annually to determine current health status. Follow up includes ascertainment of adverse medical outcomes, cancer incidence, cause of death, and mortality impact. ..
  8. Prostate, Lung, Colorectal and Ovarian (PLCO) Screening Trial
    Mona Fouad; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Participants will be contacted annually to determine current health status. Follow up includes ascertainment of adverse medical outcomes, cancer incidence, cause of death, and mortality impact. ..
  9. A Redox-active PARP Inhibitor for Lung Transplantation
    ANDREW LURIE SALZMAN; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..At present there are no approved prophylactic measures. We are developing a novel drug that targets the basic mechanisms of this condition and will test this agent in two clinically-relevant animal models. ..
  10. Role of SCD1 and Dietary Methionine Restriction on Energy Homeostasis
    ERIC PAUL PLAISANCE; Fiscal Year: 2011
  11. Effect of PPARy Ligands on Alcohol-Induced Alveolar Macrophage Oxidative Stress
    Samantha M Yeligar; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Thus, this K99/R00 application provides an excellent opportunity to advance the career of a talented and promising investigator. ..
  12. The Habenulo-Interpeduncular Pathway and Nicotine
    Christie D Fowler; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..abstract_text> ..
    Maureen J Charron; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Results of these studies may yield new information for setting guidelines for pregnant and lactating women that may protect offspring from enhanced susceptibility to these metabolic diseases. ..
  14. Functional Genomics of the Mitochondrial Proteome
    Dennis R Winge; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..The function of up to 30% of the mitochondrial proteome is unknown. This proposal will elucidate the function of these un-annotated mitochondrial proteins, providing new insights into the role of mitochondria in human disease. ..
  15. Retinoid Metabolism and Alcohol Induced Disease
    William S Blaner; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..We are proposing studies that will provide a more complete understanding of relationships between alcohol consumption, vitamin A metabolism and actions, and alcoholic organ damage. ..
  16. Tobacco Control Research Branch Scientific and Technical Services Support
    KOURTNEY MARSHALL; Fiscal Year: 2009
  17. Hepatic Steatosis Modulation by Apo B Gene Transcription
    JANET DEHOFF SPARKS; Fiscal Year: 2010
  18. Mechanism of action of omega-3 fatty acids in brain injury
    CHARLES NICHOLAS SERHAN; Fiscal Year: 2010
    Girija G Konduri; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..These studies will identify an important new source of oxidative stress in PPHN. These observation may lead to new targeted therapies to improve vasodilation and oxygenation in PPHN. ..
  20. Biology of IGFs in Bone
    Thomas L Clemens; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..An understanding of this pathway should ultimately enable better management of diabetic veterans and conceivably lead to the design a single therapy, which can simultaneously target both osteoporosis and type 2 diabetes. ..
  21. DNA Methylation in Ethanol Drinking Behavior
    David P Gavin; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Ultimately, these studies will identify novel molecular targets in the actions of ethanol and ethanol drinking behavior, and promote the development of pharmacotherapy for alcoholism. ..
  22. Dietary Lipids and Silica-Accelerated Autoimmunity
    James J Pestka; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Finally, it is expected that these studies will reveal additional potential benefits of n-3 PUFA consumption on silica-induced lung disease and fibrosis, another understudied area. ..
  23. Alzheimer's Disease Therapeutic
    Trevor P Castor; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Alternatively, at this stage, Amylon will merge with a mid-tier public company or be acquired by a multinational pharmaceutical company. ..
  24. Conditional HSF1 Expression for Ischemic Cardioprotection
    Ivor J Benjamin; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..If successful, such beneficial outcomes may improve the health of veterans with acute ischemic syndromes during cardiac transplantation, coronary bypass surgery, and other acquired cardiac conditions. ..
  25. Triggers of Abruptio Placentae - A Case Crossover Study of an Ischemic Placental
    Michelle A Williams; Fiscal Year: 2013
  26. Neural Functioning of Feeding Centers in Obese Youth
    ROBERT STANLEY SHERWIN; Fiscal Year: 2013
  27. Mechanisms of Heme Transport in Macrophages
    CARINE CARINE WHITE; Fiscal Year: 2012
  28. Alcohol-Induced Bone Resorption: The Role of Oxidative Stress
    Martin J J Ronis; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..In addition, in vivo studies will be conducted to examine the ability of antioxidants to block EtOH-induced bone resorption. ..
  29. Metabolic regulation of diabetic nephropathy
    Karen Block; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..This work may have major therapeutic implications. ..
  30. Signaling Mechanisms in Alcohol Drinking Behaviors
    Subhash C Pandey; Fiscal Year: 2013
  31. PET Imaging of Myocardial Oxidative Stress in T2DM
    KOORESH ISAAC SHOGHI; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..abstract_text> ..
  32. Lung VITamin D and OmegA-3 TriaL (Lung VITAL)
    Diane R Gold; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..If vitamin D or marine omega-3 fatty acid supplementation reduce COPD and asthma exacerbations, reduce decline of lung function, improve asthma control and/or reduce pneumonia risk, this would be of great benefit to public health. ..
  33. Role of ALDH7A1 in Ethanol-Induced Oxidative Damage
    CHAD NICHOLAS BROCKER; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..This long term goal of this project is to elucidate the protective functions of ALDH7A1 during excessive alcohol consumption. ..
  34. Roles of NF-kB/Rel in the pathogenesis of breast cancer
    Gail E Sonenshein; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Thus, pre-clinical testing of green tea components on breast cancer cells that are resistant to antibody therapy will be performed, and if successful, this approach can readily be translated to the clinic. ..
  35. Hypothalamic SIRT1 and Energy Balance
    Eduardo A Nillni; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..2. Exposure to High Fat Diet (HFD) alters hypothalamic Sirt1 expression, signaling, and Sirt1 co- substrate/activator NAD+ levels. 3. The inhibitory effect of Sirt1 on mTOR signaling in the DIO condition is one of the causes of obesity. ..
  36. Imbalances in Calcium Homeostasis: Mechanism Behind Ethanol-Related Dendritic Deg
    Cynthia A Dlugos; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Permanent deficits result from these alterations that become more prevalent with age and predispose our increasing elderly population to falls, accidents, and cognitive dysfunctions. ..
    Walter C Willett; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The findings will contribute importantly to the prevention and prognosis of major cancers of men and women. ..
  38. Randomized trial of PEITC as a modifier of NNK metabolism in smokers
    Jian Min Yuan; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..The major strengths include the need for a randomized, placebo-controlled trial of PEITC, the qualification of the investigators, and the feasibility of the proposed studies. ..
  39. Chemoprevention of urinary bladder carcinogenesis by flavokawain A
    Xiaolin Zi; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Together, these studies will provide a firm answer to the promise of flavokawin A as a chemoprventative and/or chemotherapeutic agent. ..
  40. Targeting thermoreceptors for therapeutic hypothermia
    Sean P Marrelli; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..In addition, we expect that this method of cooling will produce less physiologic stress compared with traditional cooling protocols. ..
  41. Metabolic impact of fructose restriction in obese children
    Jean Marc Schwarz; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..abstract_text> ..
  42. Transgenerational effects of maternal high fat diet during pregnancy on breast ca
    Leena A Hilakivi-Clarke; Fiscal Year: 2013
  43. K-Mg-citrate as a BP lowering agent in African Americans; role of natriuresis
    ROBERT FRANKLIN REILLY; Fiscal Year: 2010
  44. Markers of Renal Damage in Renovascular Hypertension
    Juan C Romero; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..Elucidation of all these issues will have enormous clinical repercussion in the diagnosis, follow up, and treatment of renovascular hypertension. ..
  45. Novel Therapeutic Targets in Necrotizing Enterocolitis
    Peter J Giannone; Fiscal Year: 2012
  46. Histone Methylation: a role in excessive ethanol intake and self-administration
    Jennifer A Rinker; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Results from the proposed research will help elucidate the mechanisms underlying alcohol-induced neuroplastic changes and provide insight into the development of more targeted treatment and prevention strategies. ..
  47. Potentiation of Glycine Receptors by Ethanol
    LUIS GERARDO AGUAYO; Fiscal Year: 2010
  48. Green Tea and Reduction of Breast Cancer Risk
    MINDY SUSAN KURZER; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The development of a viable non-toxic chemoprevention strategy targeting high risk women could have a significant impact on breast cancer morbidity and mortality. ..
  49. Effect of HIV protease inhibitor on alcohol induced ER stress and liver injury.
    Cheng Ji; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Understanding of additive/synergistic effects of HIV PIs and alcohol on the ER stress that worsens liver injury will provide better strategies to improve care for HIV-infected patients. ..
  50. Regulation of Odorant Receptor Gene Expression
    Paul Feinstein; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Studying odorant receptor gene expression will give insights into how the olfactory system is put together and maintained throughout adulthood. ..
  51. Leptin function &resistance in midbrain VTA &SN in reward eating &obesity
    YI NONE ZHANG; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The long-range benefit from our study would be to reduce the ever-rising burden of long-term health care costs within the VA patient care system. ..
  52. Mechanisms of diet-induced leptin resistance in ARC and VTA
    Philip J Scarpace; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..An understanding of these mechanisms will provide new therapeutic strategies for obesity, including drugs that target inflammation/ER stress/ROS coupled with low fructose diets to resurrect leptin action. ..
  53. RRSS #08: Evaluating Prevalence HPV Infection Among Head and Neck Cancer Patients
    Dennis M Deapen; Fiscal Year: 2009
  54. Surgical Revascularization's Impact on Mitochondria in Hibernating Myocardium
    ROSEMARY FRANCES KELLY; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..By performing a surgical operation to resupply blood to the heart, our research will test whether these adaptations to ischemia are reversible and allow the heart to return to normal function, or if the adaptations are permanent. ..
  55. Cyclic AMP, Cytokine Modulation and Alcoholic Liver Disease
    Craig J McClain; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The major problem to be investigated in this proposal is the mechanism(s) for this dysregulated cytokine metabolism, and our overall goal is the development of novel therapeutic interventions. ..
  56. Fnip1 Function in Lymphocyte Development, Activation and Metabolism
    Brian M Iritani; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..abstract_text> ..
  57. CNS Demyelinating Autoimmunity Targeting Water Channel Complexes
    SEAN JOSEPH PITTOCK; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..autoimmunity, correlation with ethnicity and frequency of MS misdiagnosis will impact health care delivery and economics. Positive correlations of NMO/AQP4-IgG (titer, concentration/affinity and functional in vitro effects) with ..
  58. CCR3: a molecular marker for neovascular AMD
    Jayakrishna Ambati; Fiscal Year: 2010
  59. Energy Balance During Ketosis in Rat Brain
    JOSEPH CHARLES LAMANNA; Fiscal Year: 2010
  60. Melanin-Concentrating Hormone: Ancestral Role in Feeding &Sleep Regulation
    Philippe Mourrain; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The zebrafish will help us understand how MCH can regulate food consumption, energy balance, and sleep, and thus how MCH could be manipulated to prevent feeding or sleep disorders in the general public. ..
  61. Mechanisms and metabolic implications of LRP130 in NAFLD
    Marcus P Cooper; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..This proposal will investigate the role of a gene called LRP130 in fatty liver disease, and may provide new ways to treat diabetes and heart disease. ..
  62. A dataset for the study of the social determinants of health.
    Peter A Muennig; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..This dataset will greatly advance scientific understanding of the social causation of disease and health disparities. ..
  63. Regional Biocontainment Laboratory
    Charles Bailey; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The Provost and Chief Financial Officer have committed the University to pay these costs as appropriate should they exceed the balance of the start-up contingency fund. ..
  64. Mechanisms Underlying Social Cooperative Behavior
    LUKE JOSEPH CHANG; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Psychological Game Theory provides an ideal combination of methods and theories from economics and psychology to explore how guilt impacts actual behavior in the context of social interactions. Study 1...
  65. Disclosing Contents of Drinks: Experimental Test on Natural Consumption Behavior
    James E Lange; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Helping drinkers track their alcohol consumption in public establishments may directly affect one of the most significant dangers of alcohol: driving while intoxicated. The findings could be extended for alcohol container labeling. ..
    Marcos Intaglietta; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Our research aims at advancing our understanding of tissue oxygenation and provides a new conceptual framework with which to analyze the ischemic process. ..
  67. Prenatal ethanol exposure effects on reward circuitry and ethanol consumption
    JAMES PATRICK RICE; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..The results of these experiments will lead to a better understanding of how learning and memory related to alcohol are impacted by early development insults, and provide a therapeutic target for future research and treatments. ..
  68. Chronic ethanol, B cell competence and lymphoid integrity
    Thomas J Waldschmidt; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Consortium/Contractual Arrangements N/A 10. Consultants/Collaborators 274 11. Letters of Support 275-278 Appendices on CD: 1 Copy of Figures and 4 Publications PHS 398 (Rev. 04/06) Page 242 Form Page 3 ..
  69. Effects of Clopazine and haloperidol on responding
    Danielle Gulick; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Finally, this work will help to characterize a potential screening tool to test the ability of drugs to decrease alcohol consumption in patients with schizophrenia. ..
  70. Determination of a Mechanism for the Thrombocytopenia of WAS
    Ted S Strom; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..If our hypothesis is correct, these studies will demonstrate a firm link between the thrombocytopenia of WAS and a much more common (and poorly understood) condition, immune thrombocytopenic purpura. ..
  71. Microxymetry Techniques for Cardiomocyte Respiration
    Govindasamy Ilangovan; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Overall, by establishing this new technique, it is possible to simultaneously measure the oxygen consumption and ROS production in microliter volumes of cellular and sub-cellular components. ..
  72. Fatal Choice - Behavioral Economics of Vulnerability for Late-Life Suicide
    KATALIN NONE SZANTO; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..Behavioral economics is vitally concerned with when, why, and how people make suboptimal decisions, but, up until now, its ..
  73. Neighborhood Food Availability, Consumer Economics, and Sentinel Food Consumption
    Donald Rose; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..concepts and methods from the fields of public health nutrition, geography, and retail marketing into a consumer economics framework...
    RUSSELL MANKES; Fiscal Year: 1992
    CHRISTOPHER RUHM; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..It will also supply new information on the costs and benefits of macroeconomic stabilization policies and on the interrelationships between the economic and psychological determinants of health. ..
  76. Characterizing Alcohol's Effects on Repair of Liver Injury
    ANNA MAE ELIZABETH DIEHL; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..This has important public health implications given the fact that social use of alcohol is virtually ubiquitous. ..
  77. Alcohol Consumption & Mortality in the US 1950-2000
    William Kerr; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..abstract_text> ..
  78. Chronic Ethanol Effects on CNS Opiate Receptors
    Linda Saland; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..It will also be possible to study the functional changes that may occur in the receptors after withdrawal from consumption. A future potential may be then to target delta receptors for treating chronic alcoholism. ..
  79. Joint Initiative in Vaccine Economics (JIVE) Project
    Tracy Lieu; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Specific Aims. For the past 3 years, we have been conducting collaborative research in vaccine economics with CDC colleagues via the Joint Initiative in Vaccine Economics (JIVE) Project...
  80. Remittances and Risk: Evidence from Mexican Migrants
    Catalina Amuedo Dorantes; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..
    Gayle Windham; Fiscal Year: 1993
    ..Funds are being sought to provide a research analyst, biostatistical consultation and other support to conduct these complex analyses...
  82. Role of Adipose in Ethanol-Induced Tissue Injury
    Laura Nagy; Fiscal Year: 2009