Gene Symbol: PLXNA3
Description: plexin A3
Alias: HSSEXGENE, PLXN3, PLXN4, XAP-6, Sex chromosome X transmembrane protein of HGF receptor family 3, plexin-4, semaphorin receptor SEX
Species: human

Top Publications

  1. pmc Using the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System to monitor year 2000 objectives among American Indians
    J R Sugarman
    Indian Health Service Epidemiology Program, Seattle, WA 98121
    Public Health Rep 107:449-56. 1992
  2. ncbi In vitro interleukin-8 production by monocytes treated with lithium chloride from breast cancer patients
    R A Merendino
    Department of Human Pathology, University of Messina Medical School, Italy
    Tumori 86:149-52. 2000
  3. ncbi When and where do youths have sex? The potential role of adult supervision
    Deborah A Cohen
    RAND Corporation, Santa Monica, California 90407 2138, USA
    Pediatrics 110:e66. 2002
  4. ncbi Effects of modification of in vitro fertilization techniques on the sex ratio of the resultant bovine embryos
    H Iwata
    Tokyo University of Agriculture, Department of Animal Science, Kanagawa Prefecture, Atsugi City, Japan
    Anim Reprod Sci 105:234-44. 2008
  5. ncbi [Pruritus and the hepatitis C virus. The MULTIVIRC Unit]
    H Dega
    , , Paris
    Ann Dermatol Venereol 125:9-12. 1998
  6. ncbi [Perioperative myocardial infarction and cardiac complications after noncardiac surgery in patients with prior myocardial infarction. I. Clinical data and diagnosis, incidence]
    T Munzer
    Institut für Anästhesiologie, Kantonsspital St Gallen
    Anaesthesist 45:213-20. 1996
  7. ncbi Pharmacological and toxicological effects of chronic porcine growth hormone administration in dogs
    S Prahalada
    Department of Safety Assessment, Merck Research Laboratories MRL, West Point, Pennsylvania 19486, USA
    Toxicol Pathol 26:185-200. 1998
  8. pmc Current CDC efforts to prevent and control human immunodeficiency virus infection and AIDS in the United States through information and education
    J O Mason
    Centers for Disease Control (CDC, Atlanta, GA 30333
    Public Health Rep 103:255-60. 1988
  9. pmc Design, characteristics, and usefulness of state-based behavioral risk factor surveillance: 1981-87
    P L Remington
    Division of Nutrition, Centers for Disease Control (CDC, Atlanta, GA 30333
    Public Health Rep 103:366-75. 1988
  10. ncbi Systemic proliferative changes and clinical signs in cynomolgus monkeys administered a recombinant derivative of human epidermal growth factor
    J F Reindel
    Drug Safety Evaluation, Pfizer Global Research and Development, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48105, USA
    Toxicol Pathol 29:159-73. 2001

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  1. pmc Using the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System to monitor year 2000 objectives among American Indians
    J R Sugarman
    Indian Health Service Epidemiology Program, Seattle, WA 98121
    Public Health Rep 107:449-56. 1992
    ..It appears that aggressive health promotion and disease prevention efforts will be needed if these objectives are to be achieved...
  2. ncbi In vitro interleukin-8 production by monocytes treated with lithium chloride from breast cancer patients
    R A Merendino
    Department of Human Pathology, University of Messina Medical School, Italy
    Tumori 86:149-52. 2000
    ..Further studies are needed to clarify if the improvement of the hematopoietic system in vivo observed following lithium therapy could reside, at least in part, in the ability of lithium to downregulate this chemokine...
  3. ncbi When and where do youths have sex? The potential role of adult supervision
    Deborah A Cohen
    RAND Corporation, Santa Monica, California 90407 2138, USA
    Pediatrics 110:e66. 2002
    ..In this study, we examined when and where youths have sex and whether there is a relationship between unsupervised time and sex, sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), and substance use...
  4. ncbi Effects of modification of in vitro fertilization techniques on the sex ratio of the resultant bovine embryos
    H Iwata
    Tokyo University of Agriculture, Department of Animal Science, Kanagawa Prefecture, Atsugi City, Japan
    Anim Reprod Sci 105:234-44. 2008
    ..It was hypothesized that this may be due to the capacitation state of the sperm, the cumulus-sperm interaction, and/or the ability of the sperm to bind to cumulus cells or oocytes...
  5. ncbi [Pruritus and the hepatitis C virus. The MULTIVIRC Unit]
    H Dega
    , , Paris
    Ann Dermatol Venereol 125:9-12. 1998
    ..Several etiologies could be involved: a direct effect of HCV, interferon. A prospective study should allow an estimation of frequency, risk factors and possible impact on quality of life...
  6. ncbi [Perioperative myocardial infarction and cardiac complications after noncardiac surgery in patients with prior myocardial infarction. I. Clinical data and diagnosis, incidence]
    T Munzer
    Institut für Anästhesiologie, Kantonsspital St Gallen
    Anaesthesist 45:213-20. 1996
    ..14 of 90, 21 patients excluded with BBB) but differed in mean age (67 vs. 71 years). The use of beta-blocking agents was not associated with a reducti..
  7. ncbi Pharmacological and toxicological effects of chronic porcine growth hormone administration in dogs
    S Prahalada
    Department of Safety Assessment, Merck Research Laboratories MRL, West Point, Pennsylvania 19486, USA
    Toxicol Pathol 26:185-200. 1998
    ..Based on this study, it is concluded that the dog is a good model in which to evaluate the safety of GH secretagogues as well as compounds with GH-like activity...
  8. pmc Current CDC efforts to prevent and control human immunodeficiency virus infection and AIDS in the United States through information and education
    J O Mason
    Centers for Disease Control (CDC, Atlanta, GA 30333
    Public Health Rep 103:255-60. 1988
    ..By providing educational support for behavior changes that decrease HIV transmission, we can contribute to AIDS prevention in the 1990s...
  9. pmc Design, characteristics, and usefulness of state-based behavioral risk factor surveillance: 1981-87
    P L Remington
    Division of Nutrition, Centers for Disease Control (CDC, Atlanta, GA 30333
    Public Health Rep 103:366-75. 1988
    ..The system enables State public health agencies to continue to plan,initiate, and guide statewide health promotion and disease prevention programs and monitor their progress over time...
  10. ncbi Systemic proliferative changes and clinical signs in cynomolgus monkeys administered a recombinant derivative of human epidermal growth factor
    J F Reindel
    Drug Safety Evaluation, Pfizer Global Research and Development, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48105, USA
    Toxicol Pathol 29:159-73. 2001
    ..Aside from the noted exceptions, rhEGF(1-48) was a pantrophic epithelial mitogen in cynomolgus monkeys when used intravenously at suprapharmacologic doses...
  11. ncbi 1995 Volvo Award in clinical sciences. The diagnostic accuracy of magnetic resonance imaging, work perception, and psychosocial factors in identifying symptomatic disc herniations
    N Boos
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Inselspital, Switzerland
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 20:2613-25. 1995
    ..The only highly significant difference between the study group and control group regarding morphologic fi..
  12. ncbi Sex hormones and cardiovascular risk
    M L'Hermite
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Universite Libre de Bruxelles, Hopital Universitaire Brugmann, Belgium
    Acta Cardiol 46:357-72. 1991
  13. ncbi The Saradidi, Kenya, rural health development programme: retrospective demographic analysis
    H C Spencer
    Kenya Medical Research Institute, Clinical Research Centre, Nairobi
    Ann Trop Med Parasitol 81:24-35. 1987
    ..A vigorous programme directed toward improving health is indicated which must include family planning...
  14. ncbi The gene responsible for adrenal hypoplasia congenita, DAX-1, encodes a nuclear hormone receptor that defines a new class within the superfamily
    T P Burris
    Department of Pediatrics, UCLA School of Medicine 90024, USA
    Recent Prog Horm Res 51:241-59; discussion 259-60. 1996
  15. ncbi Risk factors for male breast cancer--a case-control study from Scandinavia
    M Ewertz
    Danish Cancer Society, Division for Cancer Epidemiology, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Acta Oncol 40:467-71. 2001
    ..Several patients died before contact. Thus, risk factors related to a more aggressive male breast cancer or related to high risk of dying (e.g. liver cirrhosis, heavy smoking) may have been missed...
  16. pmc Aromatase (Cyp19) expression is up-regulated by targeted disruption of Dax1
    Z J Wang
    Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism, and Molecular Medicine, Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 98:7988-93. 2001
    ..Based on these in vivo and in vitro analyses, aromatase seems to be a physiologic target of Dax-1 in Leydig cells, and increased Cyp19 expression may account, in part, for the infertility and LCH in Dax1-deficient mice...
  17. ncbi Screening for mutations in the steroidogenic acute regulatory protein and steroidogenic factor-1 genes, and in CYP11A and dosage-sensitive sex reversal-adrenal hypoplasia gene on the X chromosome, gene-1 (DAX-1), in hyperandrogenic hirsute women
    R M Calvo
    Department of Endocrinology, , Madrid 28034, Spain
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 86:1746-9. 2001
    ..In conclusion, mutations in StAR, SF-1, CYP11A, and DAX-1 are seldom found in hirsute patients and do not explain the steroidogenic abnormalities found in these women...
  18. ncbi Recombinant human epidermal growth factor1-48-induced structural changes in the digestive tract of cynomolgus monkeys (Macaca fascicularis)
    J F Reindel
    Department of Pathology and Experimental Toxicology, Parke Davis Pharmaceutical Research Division of Warner Lambert Company, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48105, USA
    Toxicol Pathol 24:669-80. 1996
    ..Furthermore, the epithelial proliferation was significantly greater than that reported previously in EGF-treated rodents...
  19. ncbi Rates of major surgery by age and sex in a rural district in Kenya
    E Nordberg
    Department of International Health and Social Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Ann Trop Med Parasitol 90:213-21. 1996
    ..One step towards improvement would be to require that every hospital reports, annually to the district level, all major operations by kind and by age and sex of the patient...
  20. ncbi Repression of the rat steroidogenic acute regulatory (StAR) protein gene by PGF2alpha is modulated by the negative transcription factor DAX-1
    T W Sandhoff
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of South Florida College of Medicine, Tampa, USA
    Endocrine 10:83-91. 1999
    ..These results imply that DAX-1 has an important role in regulating ovarian steroidogenesis by repressing StAR transcription...
  21. ncbi Association between carriage of oral yeasts, malnutrition and HIV-1 infection among Tanzanian children aged 18 months to 5 years
    F Scheutz
    Department of Oral Epidemiology and Public Health, Faculty of Health Sciences, Aarhus University, Denmark
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 25:193-8. 1997
    ..The study supports our previous findings that malnutrition may predispose to carriage of oral yeasts and subsequent infection. However, in this study population HIV infection was clearly the predominant risk factor...
  22. ncbi Psychogenic factors in the aetiology of stomatopyrosis
    J S Pokupec-Gruden
    Oral Medicine Institute, School of Dental Medicine, University of Zagreb, Croatia
    Coll Antropol 24:119-26. 2000
    ..We think that stymatopyrosis may be psychosomatic state that can be cured or treated by appropriate treatment, which includes psychiatric treatment as well...
  23. ncbi [Prevalence of hypertension in a black African diabetic population]
    M Ducorps
    Service d'Endocrinologie, ,
    Arch Mal Coeur Vaiss 89:1069-73. 1996
    ..These considerations bring to light the question of sensitiveness of African Blacks to hypertension when exposed to high blood pressure risk factors such as inadequate food and diabetes...
  24. ncbi Sexually active adolescents and young adults: a high-risk group for Chlamydia trachomatis infection
    M Bavastrelli
    Institute of Pediatrics, La Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy, and C N R Institute of Experimental Medicine, Rome, Italy
    J Travel Med 5:57-60. 1998
    ..CONCLUSION: In a series of young subjects, travel abroad, sex with more than one partner, and teen age, combined together, were significant risk factors for the acquisition of Chlamydia trachomatis genitourinary infection...
  25. ncbi Hematological effects of 2',3'-dideoxycytidine in rabbits
    J H Riley
    Department of Toxicology and Pathology, Hoffmann La Roche Inc, Nutley, New Jersey 07110
    Toxicol Pathol 20:367-75. 1992
    ..The principal hematological effect of ddC upon the erythron was characterized as a nonregenerative macrocytic anemia with erythroid hypoplasia and megaloblastic erythropoiesis.(ABSTRACT TRUNCATED AT 250 WORDS)..
  26. ncbi Circadian variations of blood pressure in patients with sequelae of carbon monoxide poisoning
    M Fukuhara
    Omuta Rosai Hospital, Labor Welfare Corporation, Japan
    Am J Hypertens 9:300-5. 1996
    ..It is concluded that diffuse or multiple lesions in bilateral cerebral hemispheres caused by carbon monoxide poisoning per se do not affect the circadian changes in blood pressure and pulse rate observed in normotensive subjects...
  27. ncbi Plasma renin activity and insulin resistance in African American and white children: the Bogalusa Heart Study
    W Chen
    Tulane Center for Cardiovascular Health, School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, Tulane University Medical Center, New Orleans, Louisiana 70112, USA
    Am J Hypertens 14:212-7. 2001
    ..These observations suggest that renin may be a component of insulin resistance syndrome detectable in early life only in whites...
  28. ncbi Differences in cancer mortality trends between four neighboring north-eastern areas and Italy, 1970-1990
    E Bidoli
    Servizio di Epidemiologia, Centro di Riferimento Oncologico, Aviano (Pordenone, Italy
    Tumori 81:399-404. 1995
    ..At least part of the lack of cancer deaths in Bolzano must be attributable to the deaths of Bolzano residents abroad (especially in Austria) and/or to differences in coding practices. This should be elucidated in future studies...
  29. pmc What is the significance of black-white differences in risky sexual behavior?
    E H Johnson
    Department of Family Medicine, Morehouse School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia 30331 2099
    J Natl Med Assoc 86:745-59. 1994
  30. ncbi Longevity, body weight, and neoplasia in ad libitum-fed and diet-restricted C57BL6 mice fed NIH-31 open formula diet
    B N Blackwell
    Pathology Associates, Inc, Jefferson, Arkansas 72079, USA
    Toxicol Pathol 23:570-82. 1995
    ..Dietary restriction reduced the lifetime percentage of tumor-bearing animals and the number of tumors per animal, and delayed the age at onset of most neoplasms...
  31. ncbi Morphological changes in the pituitary gland of dogs chronically exposed to exogenous growth hormone
    P Laroque
    Merck Sharp and Dohme Chibret Laboratories, Department of Safety Assessment, Riom, France
    Toxicol Pathol 26:201-6. 1998
    ..1 IU/kg/day) of pGH; these observations differed from the reported findings in pituitaries of transgenic mice secreting large quantities of bovine GH...
  32. ncbi Correlation between plasma lipoprotein Lp(a) and sex hormone concentrations: a cross-sectional study in healthy males
    L Denti
    Chair of Gerontology and Geriatrics, University of Parma, Italy
    Horm Metab Res 26:602-8. 1994
  33. pmc Winter mortality and cold stress in Yekaterinburg, Russia: interview survey
    G C Donaldson
    Department of Physiology, Basic Medical Sciences, Queen Mary and Westfield College, University of London
    BMJ 316:514-8. 1998
    ..At temperatures down to 0 degree C cold stress and excess mortality were prevented by increasing the number of items of clothing worn and the amount of physical activity outdoors in combination with maintaining warmth in houses...
  34. ncbi Relationship between cigarette smoking and nutrient intakes and blood status indices of older people living in the UK: further analysis of data from the National Diet and Nutrition Survey of people aged 65 years and over, 1994/95
    C M Walmsley
    MRC Human Nutrition Research, Cambridge, UK
    Public Health Nutr 2:199-208. 1999
    ..CONCLUSION: Older people who smoke cigarettes are at increased risk of suboptimal antioxidant and other micronutrient intakes and status, but the lower intakes found in cigarette smokers only partly explain their reduced blood indices...
  35. ncbi Expression of Dax-1 during gonadal development of the frog
    J Sugita
    Department of Biology, School of Education, Waseda University, 1-6-1 Nishi-Waseda, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo 169-8050, Japan
    Gene 280:67-74. 2001
    ..Taken together, the results suggest that the Dax-1 may be closely involved in testicular development of amphibians...
  36. ncbi Dental status, diet and cardiovascular risk factors in middle-aged people in northern Sweden
    I Johansson
    Department of Nutritional Research, , Sweden
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 22:431-6. 1994
  37. ncbi Immunoreactive growth hormone-releasing hormone (IR-GHRH) in the feto-placental circulation and differential effects of L-dopa, L-arginine and somatostatin-14 on the plasma levels of IR-GHRH in normal adults
    H Saito
    Department of Internal Medicine, Tokushima Teishin (Posts and Telecommunications) Hospital, Japan
    Horm Metab Res 29:184-9. 1997
  38. ncbi [Sturge-Weber syndrome with atypical calcifications]
    M L Prieto
    , Hospital Central de Asturias, Universidad de Ovieda,
    Rev Neurol 25:1411-3. 1997
    ..We emphasize the need for cranial CT to rule out the presence of calcifications, (as in this case) not seen on Xray of the skull or on MR. We favour the use of cerebral SPECT as a complementary diagnostic technique...
  39. ncbi Utilization of hospital resources by alcoholic and nonalcoholic patients: a prospective study
    M Niquille
    , Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois, Lausanne, Switzerland
    J Gen Intern Med 6:216-22. 1991
    ..Several hypotheses are developed to explain these results in relation to those of previous studies, which showed more use of medical care by alcoholics than by nonalcoholics...
  40. ncbi Prevalence of perceived symptoms of dry mouth in an adult Swedish population--relation to age, sex and pharmacotherapy
    T Nederfors
    Department of Pharmacology and Clinical Pharmacology, Faculty of Odontology,
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 25:211-6. 1997
    ..It is, however, not possible to discriminate between disease and pharmacotherapy as causal factors...
  41. ncbi Respiratory symptoms, skin disorders and serum IgE levels in farm workers
    A Bener
    Dept. of Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine-Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences-UAE University, A-Ain, United Arab Emirates
    Allerg Immunol (Paris) 31:52-6. 1999
    ..These results are clearly useful for establishment of work-related reduced exposure in the future...
  42. ncbi Sex steroids modulate rat anterior pituitary and liver iodothyronine deiodinase activities
    P C Lisboa
    Instituto de Biofisica Carlos Chagas Filho, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, CCS, Bloco G, Ilha do Fundao, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Horm Metab Res 33:532-5. 2001
    ..Treatments did not alter pituitary type 2 deiodinase activity. In conclusion, gonads and sex steroids differentially modulate type 1 deiodinase activity in rat pituitary and liver...
  43. ncbi Insulin secretion and sensitivity in hyperthyroidism
    T S Jap
    Department of Medicine, Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan, Republic of China
    Horm Metab Res 21:261-6. 1989
    ..05), but was still significantly lower than those of normal subjects (P less than 0.05). Our data show that patients with Graves' hyperthyroidism manifest glucose intolerance, hyperinsulinemia and insulin resistance...
  44. pmc Human immunodeficiency virus-related risk behavior among African-American females
    L J Cornelius
    School of Social Work, University of Maryland, Baltimore 21201, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 92:183-95. 2000
    ..These results highlight the need for HIV prevention strategies that cut across socioeconomic class, gender, sexual orientation, and place of residence...
  45. pmc Injury fatalities among young children
    L A Fingerhut
    Division of Analysis, National Center for Health Statistics, Hyattsville, MD 20782
    Public Health Rep 103:399-405. 1988
    ..Homicide, in contrast, increased in both age groups. There has been little change, however,in the incidence of injuries among children. Thus,it appears that declines in fatalities accounted for a major portion of the mortality reduction...
  46. ncbi Sleep in restrictive lung disease
    C F George
    Department of Respiratory Medicine, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada
    Sleep 10:409-18. 1987
    ..Nocturnal hypoxemia may cause muscle weakness and fatigue, which in time, could cause more nocturnal hypoventilation and further hypoxemia. Supplemental nocturnal oxygen should be evaluated in this population...
  47. pmc The acceptability of the female condom among low-income African-American women
    D O Shervington
    Department of Psychiatry, Louisiana State University Medical Center, New Orleans 70112 2822
    J Natl Med Assoc 85:341-7. 1993
    ..This study also demonstrates that the dynamics of universality and interpersonal learning inherent to insight-oriented or support groups can also be present.(ABSTRACT TRUNCATED AT 250 WORDS)..
  48. pmc Continuing unsafe sex: assessing the need for AIDS prevention counseling
    R A Roffman
    School of Social Work, University of Washington, Seattle 98195
    Public Health Rep 105:202-8. 1990
    ..The authors conclude that men who are at risk of AIDS due to ongoing unsafe sex will require a diversity of counseling options...
  49. ncbi Body proportions during long-term growth hormone treatment in girls with Turner syndrome participating in a randomized dose-response trial
    T C Sas
    Department of Pediatrics, Sophia Children's Hospital, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 84:4622-8. 1999
    ..The development of large feet can play a role in the decision of the girl to discontinue GH treatment in the last phase of growth...
  50. ncbi Role of phosphorylation, gene dosage and Dax-1 in SF-1 mediated steroidogenesis
    P S Babu
    Internal Medicine and Physiology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 48109-0678, USA
    Endocr Res 26:985-94. 2000
    ..Mice that express epitope tagged SF-1 (wild type, SF-1S203A and SF-1S203D) are being used to rescue the heterozygous adrenal phenotype and to determine the in vivo role of SF-1 phosphorylation in adrenal function...
  51. ncbi Determination of steroid sex hormones and related synthetic compounds considered as endocrine disrupters in water by fully automated on-line solid-phase extraction-liquid chromatography-diode array detection
    M J Lopez De Alda
    Department of Environmental Chemistry, IIQAB CSIC, Barcelona, Spain
    J Chromatogr A 911:203-10. 2001
    ..To the authors' knowledge it constitutes the first work describing a fully automated, on-line methodology for the continuous monitoring of these compounds in water...
  52. ncbi [Genetic effects of cosmic radiation in Drosophila melanogaster]
    R Hara
    Radiation Biology Center, Kyoto University
    Biol Sci Space 8:12-22. 1994
    ..However, if this would be the case, we do not have appropriate explanation for the apparent absence of such synergistic effects on somatic wing-hair mutation system...
  53. ncbi Platelet function and fibrinolytic activity in hypertensive and normotensive sleep apnea patients
    C Rangemark
    Department of Clinical Pharmacology, Sahlgrens and Renströmska Hospital, University of Goteborg, Sweden
    Sleep 18:188-94. 1995
    ..Low fibrinolytic activity may represent a confounding pathophysiological mechanism behind the high incidence of myocardial infarction and stroke in patients with OSA...
  54. ncbi [Are demographic characteristics of hypertensive patients different with renal artery stenosis?]
    O Jaboureck
    Service de médecine interne et HTA, Hopital Cardiologique, CHRU, 59037 Lille
    Arch Mal Coeur Vaiss 94:828-33. 2001
    ..The goal of this work was to study the demographic differences between hypertensive patients with renal artery stenosis (RAS) or without RAS...
  55. ncbi [Functional outcome and quality of life at least 6 months after pneumonectomy--effect of operation, adjuvant therapy, tumor stage, sex, type of pneumonia and recurrence]
    R Fiedler
    Pneumologie 53:45-9. 1999
    ..Adjuvant therapy applied in 12 patients had no significant influence, neither on lung function parameters nor on the quality of life. A more advanced tumour stage or a relapse, however, will adversely affect the quality of life...
  56. ncbi Is upper gastrointestinal radiography necessary in the initial management of uncomplicated dyspepsia? A randomized controlled trial comparing empiric antacid therapy plus patient reassurance with traditional care
    J D Goodson
    Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston 02114
    J Gen Intern Med 4:367-74. 1989
  57. ncbi Tobacco smoking--a major cause of sex differences in health
    D Mellstrom
    Department of Geriatric and Long Term Care Medicine, University of Gothenburg, Sweden
    Compr Gerontol A 1:34-9. 1987
    ..Future increasing segments of females addicted to tobacco smoking will obviously markedly influence sex difference in morbidity...
  58. ncbi Suitability of Krathwohl's affective taxonomy for evaluating patient attitudes to dental care
    A M Syrjälä
    Department of Periodontology, University of Oulu, Finland
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 18:299-303. 1990
  59. ncbi Plasma levels of antioxidant vitamins and oxidative stress in patients with acute myocardial infarction
    R B Singh
    Heart Research Laboratory, Medical Hospital and Research Centre, Moradabad, Varanasi College for Women Trivandrum, India
    Acta Cardiol 49:441-52. 1994
    ..These findings suggest that vitamin deficiency may be a risk factor of AMI and these patients may benefit by administration of these antioxidant vitamins for primary and secondary prevention of coronary artery disease...
  60. ncbi Headache and cardiovascular risk factors: positive association with hypertension
    M Cirillo
    Schools of Medicine, Chair of Nephrology, Department of Pediatrics, Second University of Naples, Italy
    Headache 39:409-16. 1999
    ..The high prevalence of hypertension among patients with headache was not due to overweight. The data indicate that headache is significantly associated with hypertension, but not with other cardiovascular risk factors...
  61. ncbi Left systolic atrioventricular plane displacement in the assessment of myocardial viability in patients with previous myocardial infarction
    K Bouki
    First Department of Cardiology, Evangelismos Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Acta Cardiol 50:273-90. 1995
    ..2) Combination of this method and DSE proved good diagnostic markers of myocardial viability...
  62. ncbi Effects of ovariectomy and estrogen replacement on attractivity and receptivity in the red-sided garter snake (Thamnophis sirtalis parietalis)
    M T Mendonca
    Institute of Reproductive Biology Department of Zoology, University of Texas at Austin, 78712, USA
    J Comp Physiol A 178:373-81. 1996
    ..Although E is naturally at its lowest seasonal level upon emergence, the concentration is sufficient to stimulate receptivity. However, it appears that temperature regulates a time-limited window of sensitivity to E...
  63. ncbi [Ambulatory blood pressure, intima media thickness, global cardiovascular risk and therapeutic decisions]
    J Amar
    , Pavillon Turiaf, CHU Purpan, Toulouse
    Arch Mal Coeur Vaiss 91:985-8. 1998
    ..In this study the global cardiovascular risks are not related to therapeutic decisions. Therapeutic strategies are influenced by ABP level and by the vascular remodeling which depends partly on the global cardiovascular risk...
  64. ncbi The prevalence of hyperlipidemia in women and its association with use of oral contraceptives, sex hormone replacement therapy and nonlipid coronary artery disease risk factors. Canadian Heart Health Surveys Research Group
    P W Connelly
    St Michael s Hospital and University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    Can J Cardiol 15:419-27. 1999
    ..To report the prevalence of lipid and nonlipid coronary artery disease risk factors in women classified by use of oral contraceptives or sex hormone replacement therapy...
  65. ncbi Selected endocrine disrupting compounds (vinclozolin, flutamide, ketoconazole and dicofol): effects on survival, occurrence of males, growth, molting and reproduction of Daphnia magna
    Maher H Haeba
    RECETOX Research Centre for Environmental Chemistry and Ecotoxicology, Masaryk University, Kamenice 3, 62500 Brno, Czech Republic
    Environ Sci Pollut Res Int 15:222-7. 2008
  66. ncbi Immunohistochemistry as a diagnostic aid in the evaluation of ovarian tumors
    W Glenn McCluggage
    Department of Pathology, Royal Group of Hospitals Trust, Belfast, Northern Ireland
    Semin Diagn Pathol 22:3-32. 2005
  67. ncbi [Quantitative investigation of reproduction of condensed chromatin of sex chromosomes during trophoblast cell polyploidization and endoreduplication in the East European field vole Microtus rossiaemeridionalis]
    T G Zybina
    Institute of Cytology RAS, St Petersburg
    Tsitologiia 44:768-79. 2002
  68. ncbi Sex hormones and headache
    S D Silberstein
    Jefferson Headache Center, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    Rev Neurol (Paris) 156:4S30-41. 2000
    ..MM typically improves with pregnancy, perhaps due to sustained high estrogen levels (Silberstein, 1997). Hormonal replacement with estrogens can exacerbate migraine and oral contraceptives (OCs) can change its character and frequency..
  69. ncbi On sexual behavior and sex-role reversal
    Gerard A Schuiling
    Division of Human Biology, Faculty of Medical Sciences, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    J Psychosom Obstet Gynaecol 26:217-23. 2005
  70. doi DHEA, important source of sex steroids in men and even more in women
    Fernand Labrie
    Research Center in Molecular Endocrinology, Oncology and Human Genomics, Laval University and Laval University Hospital Research Center CRCHUL, Quebec, Canada
    Prog Brain Res 182:97-148. 2010
  71. ncbi Growth hormone and sex steroid administration in healthy aged women and men: a randomized controlled trial
    Marc R Blackman
    Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    JAMA 288:2282-92. 2002
    ..Hormone administration to elderly individuals can increase lean body mass (LBM) and decrease fat, but interactive effects of growth hormone (GH) and sex steroids and their influence on strength and endurance are unknown...
  72. doi Identification of the most sensitive and robust immunohistochemical markers in different categories of ovarian sex cord-stromal tumors
    Chengquan Zhao
    Department of Pathology, Magee Womens Hospital, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Am J Surg Pathol 33:354-66. 2009
  73. ncbi Differential regulation of gonadotropin secretion by testosterone in the human male: absence of a negative feedback effect of testosterone on follicle-stimulating hormone secretion
    F J Hayes
    Reproductive Endocrine Unit of the Department of Medicine and National Center for Infertility Research, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 86:53-8. 2001
    ..From these data we conclude that in terms of sex steroid feedback, E(2) is the predominant regulator of FSH secretion in the human male...
  74. ncbi HIV infection in men who have sex with men, New York City Department of Health sexually transmitted disease clinics, 1990-1999: a decade of serosurveillance finds that racial disparities and associations between HIV and gonorrhea persist
    Lucia V Torian
    AIDS Research HIV Serosurvey Program of the New York City Department of Health, New York, New York 10013, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 29:73-8. 2002
  75. doi Oncogenic human papilloma virus and cervical pre-cancerous lesions in brothel-based sex workers in India
    Kamalesh Sarkar
    Division of Epidemiology HIV AIDS, National Institute of Cholera and Enteric Diseases Kolkata, India
    J Infect Public Health 1:121-8. 2008
    ..Vaccination against HPV for newly entrant sex workers may be an important component for a successful intervention programme...
  76. ncbi Body composition and physical fitness are major determinants of the growth hormone-insulin-like growth factor axis aberrations in adult Turner's syndrome, with important modulations by treatment with 17 beta-estradiol
    C H Gravholt
    Medical Department M, Aarhus University Hospital, Kommunehospitalet, Denmark
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 82:2570-7. 1997
    ..The lowering of hepatic enzymes is a surprising and hitherto undiscovered action of sex steroids. Finally, the route of administration of 17 beta-estradiol is of minor importance in Turner's syndrome...
  77. ncbi Sexual activity as a risk factor for hepatitis C in Puerto Rico
    Joel De Jesús-Caraballo
    Gastroenterology Department, VA Caribbean Healthcare System, San Juan, PR
    Bol Asoc Med P R 100:15-20. 2008
    ..Although IV drug use (IVDU) and blood transfusions have been clearly defined as transmission risk factors for HCV, the role of sexual transmission is still not clearly defined...
  78. ncbi Sex, kings and serial killers and other group-selected human traits
    J T Bowles
    Med Hypotheses 54:864-94. 2000
    ..A recent issue of Science suggests that the evolutionary purpose of sex is unknown...
  79. ncbi Sex-specific chromosome instability in early human development
    Natalia V Kovaleva
    St Petersburg Centre for Medical Genetics, St Petersburg, Russian Federation
    Am J Med Genet A 136:401-13. 2005
    ..The data obtained suggest that females may have gonadal mosaicism for aneuploidies and structural rearrangements more often than males. This may lead to the maternal origin bias in offspring with trisomies or structural rearrangements...
  80. doi Morphine sex-dependently induced place conditioning in adult Wistar rats
    Manizheh Karami
    Department of Biology, Shahed University, Tehran, Iran
    Eur J Pharmacol 582:78-87. 2008
    ..The effect of the antagonist preinjections on body-weight was also observed in males. Present results indicate sex-differences both in reinforcing and locomotor activity effects of morphine in Wistar rats...
  81. ncbi [From a categorical diagnostic approach to a dimensional approach for mental disorders: interest of sex differences]
    S Tordjman
    Service Hospitalo Universitaire de Psychiatrie de l Enfant et de l Adolescent de Rennes, Centre Hospitalier Guillaume Régnier et Université de Rennes 1, CNRS UMR 7593 Vulnérabilité, Adaptation et Psychopathologie
    Encephale 32:988-94. 2006
  82. doi Sex determination in amphibians
    Masahisa Nakamura
    Department of Biology, Faculty of Education and Integrated Arts and Sciences, Waseda University, 2 2 Wakamatsu, Shinjuku ku, Tokyo 162 8480, Japan
    Semin Cell Dev Biol 20:271-82. 2009
    ..A factor up-regulating CYP17 expression remains to be identified...
  83. ncbi Origins of the machinery of recombination and sex
    T Cavalier-Smith
    Department of Zoology, University of Oxford, South Parks Road, Oxford, OX1 3PS, UK
    Heredity (Edinb) 88:125-41. 2002
  84. ncbi Watching sex on television predicts adolescent initiation of sexual behavior
    Rebecca L Collins
    RAND, 1700 Main St, Santa Monica, CA 90407, USA
    Pediatrics 114:e280-9. 2004
    ..However, empirical data examining the relationships between exposure to sex on TV and adolescent sexual behaviors are rare and inadequate for addressing the issue of causal effects...
  85. pmc The Bali STD/AIDS study: association between vaginal hygiene practices and STDs among sex workers
    B D Reed
    University of Michigan, Department of Family Medicine, University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor 48109, USA
    Sex Transm Infect 77:46-52. 2001
    ..To assess the association between genital cleansing practices and the prevalence of sexually transmitted diseases and of sexual health knowledge among female sex workers in Bali, Indonesia...
  86. ncbi Are there sex biases in standardized tests of radiation oncology knowledge?
    E C Halperin
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    J Clin Oncol 15:2722-7. 1997
    ..We tested for the existence of such biases in the American College of Radiology (ACR) In-Training Examination in Radiation Oncology and the American Board of Radiology (ABR) Written Radiation Oncology Board Examination...
  87. ncbi An experimental test of the effects of resources and sex ratio on maternal fitness and phenotypic selection in gynodioecious Fragaria virginiana
    Andrea L Case
    Department of Biological Sciences, Kent State University, Kent, Ohio 44242, USA
    Evolution 61:1900-11. 2007
  88. pmc Sex, health, and years of sexually active life gained due to good health: evidence from two US population based cross sectional surveys of ageing
    Stacy Tessler Lindau
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Chicago, 5841 S Maryland Avenue, MC2050, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    BMJ 340:c810. 2010
    ..To examine the relation between health and several dimensions of sexuality and to estimate years of sexually active life across sex and health groups in middle aged and older adults...
  89. ncbi Perceptions of the benefits and costs associated with condom use and unprotected sex among late adolescent college students
    J T Parsons
    Department of Psychology, New Jersey City University, Jersey City, NJ 07305, USA
    J Adolesc 23:377-91. 2000
    ..These findings support previous work identifying adolescents as more driven by their perceptions of the positive benefits associated with risky behaviors, rather than knowledge of the costs or dangers involved in risk-taking...
  90. ncbi Sex steroid hormones and the androgen receptor gene CAG repeat and subsequent risk of prostate cancer in the prostate-specific antigen era
    Elizabeth A Platz
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Room E6138, 615 North Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 14:1262-9. 2005
    ..We investigated plasma levels of sex steroid hormones and length of the androgen receptor gene CAG repeat in relation to incident prostate cancer diagnosed in the prostate-specific antigen (PSA) era...
  91. ncbi The effect of gamete co-incubation time during in vitro fertilization with frozen-thawed unsorted and sex-sorted ram spermatozoa on the development of in vitro matured adult and prepubertal ewe oocytes
    Katherine M Morton
    Centre for Advanced Technologies in Animal Genetics and Reproduction REPROGEN, Faculty of Veterinary Science, The University of Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia
    Theriogenology 64:363-77. 2005
    ..In general, sex-sorting had no substantial influence on fertilization and embryo development rates...
  92. ncbi An evaluation of a mass media campaign to encourage parents of adolescents to talk to their children about sex
    Robert H Durant
    Brenner Center for Child and Adolescent Health, Department of Pediatrics, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157 1081, USA
    J Adolesc Health 38:298.e1-9. 2006
    ..The primary message of the campaign was "Talk to your kids about sex. Everyone else is."..
  93. doi Breeding periodicity for male sea turtles, operational sex ratios, and implications in the face of climate change
    Graeme C Hays
    Department of Pure and Applied Ecology, Institute of Environmental Sustainability, Swansea University, Singleton Park, Swansea SA2 8PP, UK
    Conserv Biol 24:1636-43. 2010
  94. ncbi Effects of treatments by calcium and sex hormones on vertebral fracturing in osteoporosis
    M Almustafa
    Department of Medicine, Royal Postgraduate Medical School, Hammersmith Hospital, London
    Q J Med 83:283-94. 1992
    ..5 years) and during (for a mean of 2.5 years) treatment with calcium alone; the fracture rate scores were 1473 and 918 (p = 0.247).(ABSTRACT TRUNCATED AT 400 WORDS)..
  95. pmc Prevalence and structural correlates of gender based violence among a prospective cohort of female sex workers
    Kate Shannon
    British Columbia Centre for Excellence in HIV AIDS St Paul s Hospital, Vancouver, BC V6Z 1Y6, Canada
    BMJ 339:b2939. 2009
    ..To examine the prevalence and structural correlates of gender based violence against female sex workers in an environment of criminalised prostitution...
  96. ncbi Management of sexually transmitted diseases and HIV prevention in men at high risk: targeting clients and non-paying sexual partners of female sex workers in Benin
    C M Lowndes
    Groupe de recherche en épidémiologie de l Université Laval, Hôpital du Saint Sacrement du CHA, Quebec, Canada
    AIDS 14:2523-34. 2000
    ..We assessed the effectiveness of outreach methodology for contacting sexual partners of female sex workers for purposes of HIV/STD prevention in Cotonou, Benin...
  97. ncbi Importance of inhibin B in the regulation of FSH secretion in the human male
    F J Hayes
    Reproductive Endocrine Unit, Department of Medicine, and National Center for Infertility Research, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 86:5541-6. 2001
    ..9 +/- 2.0 vs. 66.8 +/- 20.1 IU/liter; P < 0.005). From this human model of acute sex steroid withdrawal, we conclude that Inh B is likely to be the major feedback regulator of FSH secretion in the human male...
  98. doi General 4-week toxicity study with EMS in the rat
    Thomas Pfister
    Preclinical Research, F Hoffmann La Roche Ltd, PRNBT, Bldg 073 102c, CH 4070 Basel, Switzerland
    Toxicol Lett 190:271-85. 2009
    ..The low dose of 20 mg/kgbw/day was basically free of adverse effects despite of a clear evidence for hemoglobin adducts...
  99. pmc Premarital sexual behavior among male college students of Kathmandu, Nepal
    Ramesh Adhikari
    Geography and Population Department, Mahendra Ratna Campus, Tribhuvan University, Kathmandu, Nepal
    BMC Public Health 9:241. 2009
    ..The main objectives of this paper are to explore the sexual behavior especially focusing on prevalence of premarital sex among college men and to investigate the factors surrounding premarital sexual behavior...
  100. pmc Systematic review of abstinence-plus HIV prevention programs in high-income countries
    Kristen Underhill
    Centre for Evidence Based Intervention, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom
    PLoS Med 4:e275. 2007
    ..We conducted a systematic review to investigate the effectiveness of abstinence-plus interventions for HIV prevention among any participants in high-income countries as defined by the World Bank...
  101. doi Sex steroids and vascular responses in hypertension and aging
    Xiaoying Qiao
    Division of Vascular Surgery, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Gend Med 5:S46-64. 2008
    ..Estrogen may have protective effects in the cardiovascular system, as evidenced by the decreased incidence of cardiovascular disease (CVD) in premenopausal compared with postmenopausal women...

Research Grants99

  1. HIV Prevention Intervention for Young Transgender Women
    MATTHEW JAMES MIMIAGA; Fiscal Year: 2013
  2. Enhancement of Sexual Motivation
    Chana K Akins; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The current application is a preclinical model used to investigate how drugs of abuse alter sexual motivation. ..
  3. Barbershop-Based HIV/STD Risk Reduction for African American Young Men
    Loretta Sweet Jemmott; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Moreover, the population this research targets, African American young men, has some of the highest rates of HIV and STDs in the US. ..
  4. Inter-Temporal Trade-offs in the Risky Decisions of Cocaine Addicts
    P Read Montague; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..abstract_text> ..
  5. Epigenetics of Sex Differences in Brain and Behavior
    BRIDGET NUGENT; Fiscal Year: 2012
  6. Reducing HIV Risk in Adult Women with Intellectual Disabilities
    JENNIFER J WELLS; Fiscal Year: 2012
  7. Prevenitng HIV/STIs in Central Indian High Risk Women: A Pilot Intervention
    Thomas L Patterson; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..If the adaptation proves successful, it could have significant impact on slowing or stopping the spread of HIV infection in this group and in the general population. ..
  8. Sexual Health among Low-Income Female CSWs in China
    ..The findings from this study will be used to guide the development of a future longitudinal sexual health risk reduction study targeting street walkers. ..
  9. HIV risk and venues for meeting sex partners
    Christian Grov; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Consistent with the SC2 mechanism, the pilot data generated from this study will serve as the basis for developing and testing a venue-based intervention to reduce HIV transmission risks among MSM. ..
  10. HIV/AIDS Prevention for Men with Intellectual Disabilities
    JENNIFER J WELLS; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..There is a significant need to assure all men with ID have the tools to make safer sexual decisions and avoid contracting HIV/AIDS. ..
  11. A South African Pilot Worksite Parenting Program to Prevent HIV Among Adolescents
    Laura M Bogart; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..The program will be based on our successful NIH- funded US worksite program, which had substantial effects on parent-child communication about sex. ..
  12. Family influences on HIV-related sexual risk of young men who have sex with men
    BRIAN THOMA; Fiscal Year: 2013
  13. HIV Risk Behavior of Adult Minority Heterosexual Men in New York City
    James M McMahon; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..abstract_text> ..
  14. Molecular mechanisms of steroid hormone secretion and trafficking
    Naoki Yamanaka; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..In the long run, the Principal Investigator's work has the potential to shift the paradigm of steroid hormone action and will impact a vast range of research on developmental and disease processes. ..
  15. Digital Star: HIV Prevention for Youth in Mental Health Treatment
    Josh S Spitalnick; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Developing this high- quality implementation package for easy dissemination is essential to achieving a greater public health impact from this proven HIV prevention intervention for youth in mental health treatment. ..
  16. Sexual Behavior Trajectories from Adolescence to Adulthood
    Carolyn T Halpern; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..abstract_text> ..
  17. Migrancy, Masculinity, and Preventing HIV in Tajik Male Migrant Workers
    STEVAN MERRILL WEINE; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..It develops innovative models and strategies for how masculine norms may be practically addressed that will inform the design, implementation, and evaluation of HIV preventive interventions for male labor migrants. ..
  18. Online Partnering of Heterosexuals and HIV Risk
    Karolynn Siegel; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..g., viewing pornography, participation in cybersex, exploring risky sexual subcultures) may contribute to sexual risk- taking among heterosexuals. ..
  19. Intervention to assist MSM disclose HIV status to casual sex partners
    Julianne M Serovich; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The development of such an intervention is essential because of the numerous repercussions, including transmission of HIV, for not disclosing HIV positive status. ..
  20. Heterosexual Black females: Socialization and HIV risks in scripts and practices
    ELOISE EMMA DUNLAP; Fiscal Year: 2013
  21. Compulsive Behaviors, Mental Health, and HIV Risk
    Jeffrey T Parsons; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Ultimately, this study will serve as the foundation to inform intervention development to reduce HIV associated risks among highly-sexually-active MSM, SC and non-SC alike. ..
  22. Acceptability and feasbility of the HPV vaccine schedule in female sex workers
    BRANDON JOHN BROWN; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..My current desire is to conduct unique research and be the member of a team as a public health advisor at the World Health Organization, but I understand there will be several opportunities open to me at the completion of my degree. ..
  23. PS11-003 Minority AIDS Research Initiative
    DEMARC ANTHONY HICKSON; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Moreover, results from the proposed study may change the methodological/theoretical concepts of existing HIV/STI interventions and/or prevention research. ..
  24. Tobacco Use and Cardiovascular Disease in Sexual Minority Men
    GRANT WESLEY FARMER; Fiscal Year: 2013
  25. Mentoring Junior Investigators: Comprehensive HIV Prevention
    Carol E Golin; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..s. ..
  26. A Stage 2 cognitive-behavioral trial: Reduce Alcohol First in Kenya Intervention
    Rebecca K Papas; Fiscal Year: 2013
  27. Survey of HIV-related Behaviors of the Maasai of Tanzania
    AARON SIEGLER; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..PUBLIC HEALTH RELEVANCE: The relevance of this research to public health is that it will provide a foundation of information that will enable the design and provision of effective HIV prevention interventions. ..
  28. High-risk HPV infections in 18- 24-year-old women who date on-line
    Rachel L Winer; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..PUBLIC HEALTH RELEVANCE: Relevance: Findings from this study of HR HPV in 18-24 year old women who date online will inform population-specific public health messages and HPV prevention strategies. ..
  29. An investigation of a Situational Model of Risk for MSM
    Michael E Newcomb; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..Brian Mustanski in pursuing didactic training in research methodology, protocol development and biostatistics that will be critical in successfully completing the proposed investigation as well as pursuing my long-term career goals. ..
  30. Alcohol Use and Health in Young Women
    Michael P Carey; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..This research will inform young people, parents, and educators, and facilitate the development of interventions to promote the health of young women. ..
  31. HIV Prevention among African Americans: A Media Campaign
    Adaora A Adimora; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..This research represents a critical first step in the development of a mass media campaign that will play a key role in a multi-component HIV prevention program for AAs in the rural Southeastern US and throughout the nation. ..
  32. Combination Prevention for Vulnerable Women in South Africa.
    Wendee M Wechsberg; Fiscal Year: 2013
  33. Mechanisms Regulating Reduced c-Kit-Dependent EAE Susceptibility in Male SJL Mice
    MELISSA ANN BROWN; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..These mice provide a perfect system to explore the how c-kit signaling, in concert with influences from male sex hormones, confers neuroprotection and may lead to better therapies for this devastating CNS disease. ..
  34. Sex Differences in Complement during Myocarditis/DCM
    Delisa Fairweather; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..This research will provide further insight into the function of complement pathways that applies to other cardiovascular and autoimmune diseases that are influenced by sex/gender. ..
  35. A genomic analysis of doublesex function in sex determination
    ERIN ALISA JIMENEZ; Fiscal Year: 2013
  36. Effects of brain-selective estradiol on gene expression and female sex behavior
    Kim Wallen; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..If successful these studies will revolutionize the treatment of clinical problems resulting from hypoestrogenic conditions. ..
  37. Phytoestrogen and Endogenous Estrogen Exposure and Risk of Stroke
    Xianglan Zhang; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Study results may contribute to the development of new strategies for the primary prevention of stroke. ..
  38. Preventing HIV/AIDS Among Teens in Juvenile Justice
    Geri R Donenberg; Fiscal Year: 2013
  39. Anabolic-androgenic steroids enhance motivation
    Ruth I Wood; Fiscal Year: 2013
  40. Sex Differences in Angiotensin-Induced Vascular Diseases
    Lisa A Cassis; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..In addition to identifying mechanisms for sexual dimorphism of AngII-induced AAAs, results from these studies may identify targets, amenable to therapy, that either protect (females) or augment (males) AAA susceptibility. ..
  41. Web-Based Substance Abuse STD/HIV Prevention
    W Gill Woodall; Fiscal Year: 2010
  42. Improving Women's Sexual Health While in Drug Addiction Treatment
    Hendree E Jones; Fiscal Year: 2013
  43. Venue-based HIV and alcohol use risk reduction among female sex workers in China
    Xiaoming Li; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Serial behavioral and biomedical data from both gatekeepers and FSWs will be collected every 6 months over a 2-year period to assess the long-term impact of the intervention. ..
  44. Surveillance of HIV Risk Behaviors in Four Populations: National HIV Behavioral S
    DEANN MARIE GRUBER; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..abstract_text> ..
  45. Psychological and Cognitive Mechanisms of Sexual Compulsivity and HIV Risk
    Michael H Miner; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..N:\SPA Research\Grants\Miner RO1 resubmssion Jan_2011\Final Documents\Project Summary 12-30-2010.docx ..
  46. Cultural Scripts Influencing HIV Prevention Among African American Women
    Sarah Calabrese; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Findings will be useful in informing the development of culturally appropriate intervention programs targeting this group, ultimately aiding the effort to combat the HIV/AIDS epidemic within and beyond the African American community. ..
  47. Randomized Controlled Trial of ways to improve OVC HIV prevention and well being
    Laura K Murray; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Therefore, the results will inform future OVC program services addressing OVC psychosocial problems, mental health, and HIV prevention. ..
  48. Alcohol and Condom Use Resistance in Sexually Coercive/Violent Men
    Kelly Cue Davis; Fiscal Year: 2013
  49. Acquisition of Bacterial Vaginosis in Lesbians
    Jeanne M Marrazzo; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Our overall goal is to combine human genetic studies with detailed microbiologic and behavioral assessment of women with and without BV and their male partners to elucidate the pathogenesis of BV. ..
  50. Structural-environmental factors, alcohol and HIV risk in Latino migrant laborers
    Kurt C Organista; Fiscal Year: 2013
  51. HIV prevention with adolescents: Neurocognitive deficits and treatment response
    Angela D Bryan; Fiscal Year: 2011
  52. Adolescent decision making and HIV risk avoidance: Neurocognitive factors
    SARAH W FELDSTEIN-EWING; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The proposed research is expected to provide critical data that will improve HIV/STD risk reduction programming with high risk adolescents. ..
  53. Hormones and Sex Differences in the Musk Shrew
    LOUISE FREEMAN; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..We believe that an animal model for sexual differentiation will be useful to understanding how gonadal hormones shape the developing human brain and influence observable sex differences in later life. ..
  54. Recruitment methods for surveying populations at risk for HIV: secondary analysis
    Hanne Thiede; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..The results of these projects are intended to help guide the choice of recruitment methods for surveying these populations and aid in the interpretation of data collected using existing methods. ..
  55. Seroadaptive behaviors among MSM to prevent HIV/STD
    Matthew R Golden; Fiscal Year: 2013
  56. PS09-007, Evaluating Locally-Developed Homegrown HIV Prevention Interventions
    Scott D Rhodes; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..We propose to enhance, fully implement, and rigorously evaluate the effectiveness of a locally developed intervention designed to reduce the disproportionate HIV burden borne by Latino MSM in the United States. ..
  57. Comprehensive Elementary School Risk Prevention
    DAVID SCHONFELD; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..If successful, this would represent the first such evidence-based initiative focused on the middle childhood age spectrum. ..
    Charles E Roselli; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Finally, advancing the sheep model will provide a valuable animal resource for research bridging the interests of NICHD, NIMH and NINDS. ..
  59. Barriers to Correct Condom Use
    Stephanie A Sanders; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..This project is one of the first to examine under controlled conditions the role of cognitive and affective factors and condom skills in explaining condom use problems in young, heterosexual adult men. ..
  60. Adult and Transgenerational Toxicity Due to Developmental TCDD Exposure
    Tracie R Baker; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The University of Wisconsin has numerous NIH-sponsored training programs, core facilities and funded researchers making it an ideal training environment for me to develop as an independent scientist. ..
  61. Nuclear Lipids in Steroidogenesis
    Marion B Sewer; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..This work will provide insight into multiple endocrine disorders, including adrenal hyperplasia, polycystic ovary syndrome, and Cushing's disease. ..
    Salman Azhar; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Both bile acids and steroids are synthesized from SR-BI-mediated selectively delivered cholesterol, thus underscoring the relevance of understanding the cellular mechanisms controlling the functional expression of SR-BI. ..
    Keri Hammel; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Also, there will be a measurement of pressure in the eye and thickness of the cornea. To study patients'DNA, the researchers will obtain a bloo..
    Keri Hammel; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Also, there will be a measurement of pressure in the eye and thickness of the cornea. To study patients'DNA, the researchers will obtain a bloo..
  65. Neurobehavioral Determinants of Adolescent Substance Use and HIV/STD Behaviors
    Brooks King-Casas; Fiscal Year: 2013
  66. Microbicide/Female Condom Acceptability for Sex Workers
    Margaret Weeks; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..In the last 6 months of the project we will finalize data analyses and an intervention program to promote the female condom and/or microbicides for a subsequent study. ..
  67. Family and Health Consequences of Imbalanced Sex Ratios in India
    Scott J South; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Consequently, learning more about the family and health consequences of India's growing male surplus and female deficit is an important scientific objective. ..
  68. The Causal Role of Acute Alcohol Consumption in Risky Sex among HIV-Positive MSM
    Paul Shuper; Fiscal Year: 2013
  69. Preventing High-Risk Sexual Behaviors in Young Heterosexual Latino Couples
    DAVID PEREZ JIMENEZ; Fiscal Year: 2010
  70. Adapting Project S.A.F.E.: Reducing STD/HIV Risk in Women Prisoners
    CATHERINE I FOGEL; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..Approximately 30%-50% of participants are expected to live in rural communities and over 40% are expected to be African American. ..
  71. Computerized Counseling to Promote Positive Prevention and HIV Health in Kenya
    Ann Elizabeth Kurth; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..We will conduct a randomized controlled trial to establish efficacy in this high-HIV burden setting, and transmission dynamics modeling and economic evaluation to determine intervention cost-effectiveness. ..
  72. Violence Exposure, Immune Function &HIV/AIDS Risks in African American Young Ad
    FROUGH SAADATMAND; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..abstract_text> ..
  73. Changes in Women's HIV Risk Following Alcohol Treatment
    Kurt Dermen; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..abstract_text> ..
  74. Examining the Geographies of Immigrant Sex Work: An Exploratory Study of HIV Risk
    Lois Takahashi; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Findings will form the foundation for future studies to develop and test geographically targeted risk reduction interventions aimed at high-risk indoor sex work venues and venue clusters. ..
  75. Reducing HIV Risk Among Adolescents
    LAURA M WIDMAN; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Future Directions: The skills achieved and the rich preliminary data from this proposal will directly support a future R01 application to conduct a full clinical trial of the sexual communication intervention. ..
  76. Alcohol, Marijuana, and Risky Sex: Group Interventions with Detained Adolescents
    Angela D Bryan; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The relative success of these interventions will have implications for HIV/STD risk reduction programming for high risk adolescents in the criminal justice system. ..
  77. Xenoestrogen regulation of Leydig cells
    ..Research training to be afforded by the present application to professional veterinary students will contribute to efforts geared to preparing future veterinarians to meet these challenges. ..
  78. Pathways to Recovery: Older Substance Users
    Christy K Scott; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..g., quality of life, functioning, disability, death), (5) To evaluate whether there are age related changes in the impact of the cumulative pattern of HIV risk behaviors on future HIV status and other health outcomes. ..
  79. Reducing drug use and HIV risk in drug-dependent adults arrested for prostitution
    Anthony DeFulio; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Overall, this treatment could serve as a novel and ideal intervention for drug-dependent adults arrested for prostitution while reducing criminal justice costs. ..
  80. Exposure to violence and unsafe sex in late adolescent African American women
    HELEN WADSWORTH WILSON; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..These findings can be used to develop culturally tailored, gender sensitive interventions to foster healthy romantic and sexual relationships in young African American women with histories of violence exposure. ..
  81. A Molecular-Social Network Investigation of HIV-HCV Co-infection in Chinese MSM
    Frank Y Wong; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The integration of behavioral network analysis and HCV and HIV phylogenetic analysis provides enhanced evidence for developing tailored prevention strategies for HCV-HIV co-infected MSM. ..
  82. Reducing HIV/STD risk, methamphetamine use, and depression among heterosexuals
    Shirley J Semple; Fiscal Year: 2010
  83. Intermittent Naltrexone among Polysubstance Users
    Glenn Milo Santos; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..GEE binomial and negative binomial models will be used to assess treatment effects on meth use, drinking and sexual behavior. ..
  84. Do brain differences influence HIV risk behavior? A study of young urban women
    Anne M Teitelman; Fiscal Year: 2013
  85. Serosorting Intervention for HIV Negative MSM
    Lisa A Eaton; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Effective and novel strategies for reducing risk taking among men who have sex with men are urgently needed to reduce the disproportionate rate of incident HIV infections among this highest risk group. ..
  86. Internet Use and HIV Risk among Men in NYC
    Alex Carballo Dieguez; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..
  87. Contextual Influences on Sexual Risk among Latino MSM
    MARIA ZEA; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The triangulation of findings will enable us to interpret results and further refine the theoretical model of contextual factors of sexual risk among these three groups of Latino MSM. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  88. The importance of Early Sexual Experiences Among Men Who Have Sex With Men
    Matthew Golden; Fiscal Year: 2009
    Gretchen Haas; Fiscal Year: 1991
  90. The demographic trajectory of the sex ratio in human pregnancy
    STEVEN ORZACK; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..We will bring together contributions from demography, evolutionary biology, medicine, and statistics in order to gain a comprehensive understanding of the changes in the sex ratio during human pregnancy. ..
  91. Reducing Urban Women's HIV Risk: Soap Opera Videos on Video Capable Cell Phones
    Rachel Jones; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..The popularity of the cell phone and use of the Internet for multimedia provide a new communication channel to address health disparities. ..
  92. Substance Use and HIV Risk among Thai Women
    Tooru Nemoto; Fiscal Year: 2010
  93. Central Action of Brain-Derived Neurotrophic Factor in Male and Female Rats
    Haifei Shi; Fiscal Year: 2010
  94. Sex-drugs and HIV: How substances became associated with sex among African Americ
    MATT GARY MUTCHLER; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The study data can be used to inform HIV and substance abuse prevention interventions targeting these specific populations, ultimately, helping to reduce HIV infections among African American and Latino YMSM. ..
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  96. Mechanisms for Cardiovascular Effects of air pollutants: Effect of Age and Sex
    BRITT HOLMEN; Fiscal Year: 2010
  97. Sex Hormones and Rat Anterior Cruciate Ligament Strength
    William A Romani; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..These studies are important and they will help direct future studies to identify women at risk for ACL injury and develop novel strategies to prevent their occurrence. ..
  98. Fourth Symposium Biology Vertebrate Sex Determination
    Blanche Capel; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Understanding how critical genes in sex determining pathways evolved and how they function in lower vertebrates is expected to improve diagnosis and treatment of human disorders. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  99. The Role of Sex in Self Antigen Generation in SLE
    David Stephen Pisetsky; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Understanding these mechanisms should lead to new approaches to diagnosis and treatment as well as the development of novel biomarkers relevant to both lupus and other immune-mediated diseases. ..