Genomes and Genes
Summary: A distribution function used to describe the occurrence of rare events or to describe the sampling distribution of isolated counts in a continuum of time or space.
Publications281 found, 100 shown here
- A modified poisson regression approach to prospective studies with binary dataGuangyong Zou
Robarts Clinical Trials, Robarts Research Institute, London, Ontario, Canada
Am J Epidemiol 159:702-6. 2004..Results from a limited simulation study indicate that this approach is very reliable even with total sample sizes as small as 100. The method is illustrated with two data sets...
- Alternatives for logistic regression in cross-sectional studies: an empirical comparison of models that directly estimate the prevalence ratioAluisio J D Barros
Programa de Pós Graduação em Epidemiologia, Universidade Federal de Pelotas, Brazil
BMC Med Res Methodol 3:21. 2003..Also, controlling for confounding is not equivalent for the two measures. In this paper we explore alternatives for modeling data of such studies with techniques that directly estimate the prevalence ratio...
- Moderated statistical tests for assessing differences in tag abundanceMark D Robinson
Department of Medical Biology, University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
Bioinformatics 23:2881-7. 2007....
- Estimating the relative risk in cohort studies and clinical trials of common outcomesLouise Anne McNutt
Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University at Albany, State University of New York, Rensselaer, NY 12144, USA
Am J Epidemiol 157:940-3. 2003..Hypothetical data are used to illustrate statistical methods with readily accessible computer software...
- The effect of temperature on mortality in rural Bangladesh--a population-based time-series studyMasahiro Hashizume
Institute of Tropical Medicine, Nagasaki University, 1 12 4, Sakamoto, Nagasaki 852 8523, Japan
Int J Epidemiol 38:1689-97. 2009..However, few studies have examined temperature-mortality relationship in the rural areas of developing countries. In this study we therefore aimed to characterize the daily temperature-mortality relationships in rural Bangladesh...
- Influenza-associated hospitalizations in the United StatesWilliam W Thompson
Epidemiology and Surveillance Division, National Immunization Program, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
JAMA 292:1333-40. 2004..Respiratory viral infections are responsible for a large number of hospitalizations in the United States each year...
- Oscillations, phase-of-firing coding, and spike timing-dependent plasticity: an efficient learning schemeTimothée Masquelier
Center for Brain and Cognition, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Spain
J Neurosci 29:13484-93. 2009..This suggests a major functional role for oscillatory brain activity that has been widely reported experimentally...
- Confounding and effect modification in the short-term effects of ambient particles on total mortality: results from 29 European cities within the APHEA2 projectK Katsouyanni
Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, University of Athens Medical School, 75 Mikras Asias Street, 115 27 Athens, Greece
Epidemiology 12:521-31. 2001..Furthermore, they show that the heterogeneity found in the effect parameters among cities reflects real effect modification, which is explained by specific city characteristics...
- Mortality associated with influenza and respiratory syncytial virus in the United StatesWilliam W Thompson
Influenza Branch, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
JAMA 289:179-86. 2003..Influenza and respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) cause substantial morbidity and mortality. Statistical methods used to estimate deaths in the United States attributable to influenza have not accounted for RSV circulation...
- The origin of bursts and heavy tails in human dynamicsAlbert Laszlo Barabasi
Center for Complex Networks Research and Department of Physics, University of Notre Dame, Indiana 46556, USA
Nature 435:207-11. 2005..In contrast, random or priority blind execution is well approximated by uniform inter-event statistics. These finding have important implications, ranging from resource management to service allocation, in both communications and retail...
- Mortality displacement of heat-related deaths: a comparison of Delhi, São Paulo, and LondonShakoor Hajat
London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, United Kingdom
Epidemiology 16:613-20. 2005..We compare the extent to which short-term mortality displacement can explain heat deaths in Delhi, São Paulo, and London given contrasting demographic and health profiles...
- Space-time clustering of childhood malaria at the household level: a dynamic cohort in a Mali villageJean Gaudart
Medical Statistics and Informatics Research Team, LIF UMR 6166 CNRS Aix Marseille University, Faculty of Medicine, 27 Bd Jean Moulin 13385 Marseille Cedex 05, France
BMC Public Health 6:286. 2006..The aim of this study was to identify, spatially and temporally, high-risk zones of malaria, at the household level (resolution of 1 to 3 m)...
- Real-time kinetics of gene activity in individual bacteriaIdo Golding
Department of Molecular Biology, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ 08544, USA
Cell 123:1025-36. 2005..This greatly facilitates kinetic interpretations in terms of the integer-valued random processes that produce the fluctuations...
- Time series analysis of dengue fever and weather in Guangzhou, ChinaLiang Lu
National Institute for Communicable Disease Control and Prevention, China CDC, Beijing, PR China
BMC Public Health 9:395. 2009..Weather variables are potential predictors of dengue incidence. This study explored the impact of weather variability on the transmission of dengue fever in the subtropical city of Guangzhou, China...
- Robust cardiomyocyte-specific gene expression following systemic injection of AAV: in vivo gene delivery follows a Poisson distributionK M R Prasad
Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA 22903, USA
Gene Ther 18:43-52. 2011..measured on a cell-by-cell basis revealed that AAV-mediated gene expression in the heart can be modeled as a Poisson distribution, requiring an average of nearly two vector genomes per cell to attain an 85% transduction efficiency.
- A Poissonian explanation for heavy tails in e-mail communicationR Dean Malmgren
Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL 60208, USA
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 105:18153-8. 2008..Using standard statistical techniques, we show that our model is consistent with the empirical data. Our findings may also provide insight into the origins of heavy-tailed distributions in other complex systems...
- Hospital admissions for heart disease: the effects of temperature and humidityJoel Schwartz
Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 00215, USA
Epidemiology 15:755-61. 2004..S. cities with a wide range of climates. To account for possible delayed effects and harvesting, we examined the impact of weather up to 20 days before each admission...
- Stochastic gene expression in fluctuating environmentsMukund Thattai
Department of Physics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139, USA
Genetics 167:523-30. 2004..However, this heterogeneity is beneficial only if the bacterial response rate is sufficiently low. Our results could be useful in the design of artificial evolution experiments and in the optimization of fermentation processes...
- The impact of Massachusetts' smoke-free workplace laws on acute myocardial infarction deathsMelanie S Dove
Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
Am J Public Health 100:2206-12. 2010..We examined the rate of acute myocardial infarction (AMI) deaths in Massachusetts before and after the implementation of a comprehensive smoke-free workplace law in July 2004...
- Beyond Poisson: increased spike-time regularity across primate parietal cortexGaby Maimon
Department of Bioengineering, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA 91125, USA
Neuron 62:426-40. 2009..These results suggest that spiking dynamics may play different roles in different cortical areas and should not be assumed to arise from fundamentally irreducible noise sources...
- Hydrogen sulfide and particle matter levels associated with increased dispensing of anti-asthma drugs in Iceland's capitalHanne Krage Carlsen
Centre of Public Health Sciences, School of Health Sciences, University of Iceland, Stapi v Hringbraut, 101 Reykjavik, Iceland
Environ Res 113:33-9. 2012..Respiratory health effects of exposure to PM and traffic pollutants are well documented, yet this is one of the first studies to investigate short-term health effects of ambient H2S exposure...
- A score test for overdispersion in zero-inflated poisson mixed regression modelLiming Xiang
Department of Management Sciences, City University of Hong Kong, Kowloon
Stat Med 26:1608-22. 2007..ZIP parameter estimates can be severely biased if the non-zero counts are overdispersed in relation to the Poisson distribution. In this paper, a score test is proposed for testing the ZIP mixed regression model against the zero-..
- Spike-timing-dependent plasticity for neurons with recurrent connectionsA N Burkitt
The Bionic Ear Institute, East Melbourne, Vic, Australia
Biol Cybern 96:533-46. 2007..The solution of the learning equation is illustrated by the analysis of the particular case in which there is no external synaptic input. The general learning equation and the fixed-point structure of its solutions is discussed...
- Climate variability and hemorrhagic fever with renal syndrome transmission in Northeastern ChinaWen Yi Zhang
Beijing Institute of Microbiology and Epidemiology, China
Environ Health Perspect 118:915-20. 2010..The transmission of hemorrhagic fever with renal syndrome (HFRS) is influenced by climatic variables. However, few studies have examined the quantitative relationship between climate variation and HFRS transmission...
- Combination antiretroviral therapy and the risk of myocardial infarctionNina Friis-Møller
N Engl J Med 349:1993-2003. 2003..It remains controversial whether exposure to combination antiretroviral treatment increases the risk of myocardial infarction...
- Ambient air pollutant measurement error: characterization and impacts in a time-series epidemiologic study in AtlantaGretchen T Goldman
School of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia 30332, USA
Environ Sci Technol 44:7692-8. 2010..5) elemental carbon); pollutants of mixed origin (PM(10), PM(2.5), PM(2.5) organic carbon) had intermediate impacts. Quantifying impacts of measurement error on health effect estimates improves interpretation across ambient pollutants...
- Zero-inflated models for regression analysis of count data: a study of growth and developmentYin Bin Cheung
National Cancer Centre, 11 Hospital Drive, 169610 Singapore
Stat Med 21:1461-9. 2002..The usual approach of recording and analysing the milestone as a binary outcome, such as whether the child can build a tower of three cubes, may leave out important information...
- Work factors and occupational class disparities in sickness absence: findings from the GAZEL cohort studyMaria Melchior
National Institute of Health and Medical Research, Saint Maurice, France
Am J Public Health 95:1206-12. 2005..To estimate the contribution of stress-related and physical work factors to occupational class disparities in sickness absence from work...
- Determinants of incidence and clearance of high-risk human papillomavirus infections in rural Rakai, UgandaMahboobeh Safaeian
Department of Epidemiology, The Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 17:1300-7. 2008..We used self-administered vaginal swabs to assess the incidence and clearance of carcinogenic human papillomavirus (HPV) infections in rural Rakai, Uganda...
- Seasonality in human salmonellosis: assessment of human activities and chicken contamination as driving factorsAndré Ravel
Laboratory for Foodborne Zoonoses, Public Health Agency of Canada, Saint Hyacinthe, QC, Canada
Foodborne Pathog Dis 7:785-94. 2010..Attending a barbeque or gardening during the hotter months of the year should be further assessed for their risk...
- Fertility rates in women with asthma, eczema, and hay fever: a general population-based cohort studyL J Tata
Division of Epidemiology and Public Health, School of Community Health Sciences, University of Nottingham, Nottingham, United Kingdom
Am J Epidemiol 165:1023-30. 2007..15 (95% CI: 1.13, 1.17) and 1.08 (95% CI: 1.06, 1.10), respectively. The authors found no evidence that the fertility rates of women with asthma, eczema, or hay fever are lower than those of women in the general population...
- Meta-analysis of pairs of survival curves under heterogeneity: a Poisson correlated gamma-frailty approachM Fiocco
Department of Medical Statistics and Bioinformatics, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands
Stat Med 28:3782-97. 2009..The methodology is illustrated with an observational study on breast cancer...
- A spike-train probability modelR E Kass
Department of Statistics and Center for the Neural Basis of Cognition, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
Neural Comput 13:1713-20. 2001..We show that this model can be fitted with standard methods and software and that it may used successfully to fit neuronal data...
- The effect of high ambient temperature on the elderly population in three regions of SwedenJoacim Rocklöv
Department of Public Health and Clinical Medicine, Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Umea University, 7 Umeå, Sweden
Int J Environ Res Public Health 7:2607-19. 2010..The impact of relative humidity appears to be different in regions, and may be a more important predictor of mortality in some areas...
- Hospital emergency department utilisation rates among the immigrant population in Barcelona, SpainAndrea Buron
Health Services Evaluation and Clinical Epidemiology Department, IMIM Hospital del Mar, Barcelona, Spain
BMC Health Serv Res 8:51. 2008..However, utilisation rates in our environment have not yet been studied. We aimed to compare emergency department utilisation rates between Spanish-born and foreign-born residents in a public hospital of Barcelona...
- Urban ambient particle metrics and health: a time-series analysisRichard W Atkinson
Division of Community Health Sciences and MRC HPA Centre for Environment and Health, St George s, University of London, London, United Kingdom
Epidemiology 21:501-11. 2010..We investigated associations of a range of particle metrics with daily deaths and hospital admissions in London...
- Time series analysis of air pollution and mortality: effects by cause, age and socioeconomic statusN Gouveia
Departamento de Medicina Preventiva, Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade de Sao Paulo FMUSP, Av Dr Arnaldo 455, Sao Paulo, 01246 903 SP, Brazil
J Epidemiol Community Health 54:750-5. 2000..To investigate the association between outdoor air pollution and mortality in São Paulo, Brazil...
- Assessing the effects of the introduction of the New Zealand Smokefree Environment Act 2003 on acute myocardial infarction hospital admissions in Christchurch, New ZealandRoss Barnett
GeoHealth Laboratory, Department of Geography, University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand
Aust N Z J Public Health 33:515-20. 2009..To examine trends in Acute Myocardial Infarction (AMI) hospital admissions in Christchurch, New Zealand before and after the implementation of the New Zealand Smokefree Environments Act 2003 in December 2004...
- HIV dynamics with multiple infections of target cellsNarendra M Dixit
Theoretical Biology and Biophysics, Theoretical Division, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, NM 87545, USA
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 102:8198-203. 2005..Inhibiting CD4 down-modulation increases the average number of infections per cell. Consequently, altering CD4 down-modulation may allow for an experimental determination of whether viral or cellular factors limit viral production...
- The time course of weather-related deathsA L Braga
Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
Epidemiology 12:662-7. 2001..We saw no clear pattern for humidity effect. These dissimilarities indicate that analysis of the impact of any climatic change should take into account regional weather differences and harvesting...
- STDP allows fast rate-modulated coding with Poisson-like spike trainsMatthieu Gilson
Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
PLoS Comput Biol 7:e1002231. 2011..STDP provides an appealing mechanism to learn such rate patterns, which, beyond sensory processing, may also be involved in many cognitive tasks...
- Regression models for count data: illustrations using longitudinal predictors of childhood injuryBryan T Karazsia
Department of Psychology, Kent State University, Kent, OH 44242, USA
J Pediatr Psychol 33:1076-84. 2008..To offer a practical demonstration of regression models recommended for count outcomes using longitudinal predictors of children's medically attended injuries...
- Hospital admissions for acute myocardial infarction, angina, stroke, and asthma after implementation of Arizona's comprehensive statewide smoking banPatricia M Herman
Evaluation, Research and Development Unit, Department of Psychology, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85721 0462, USA
Am J Public Health 101:491-6. 2011....
- The role of neighborhood level socioeconomic characteristics in Salmonella infections in Michigan (1997-2007): assessment using geographic information systemMuhammad Younus
Department of Epidemiology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan 48824, USA
Int J Health Geogr 6:56. 2007..We investigated the association between select SES attributes at the neighborhood level and Salmonella infections in the three most populated counties in Michigan using a geographic information system...
- Disease extinction in the presence of random vaccinationMark I Dykman
Department of Physics and Astronomy, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan 48824, USA
Phys Rev Lett 101:078101. 2008..Even a comparatively weak Poisson-distributed random vaccination leads to an exponential increase in the extinction rate, with the exponent that strongly depends on the vaccination parameters...
- Cardiovascular events during World Cup soccerUte Wilbert-Lampen
Medizinische Klinik und Poliklinik I, Campus Grosshadern, Germany
N Engl J Med 358:475-83. 2008..The Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) World Cup, held in Germany from June 9 to July 9, 2006, provided an opportunity to examine the relation between emotional stress and the incidence of cardiovascular events...
- Cholera in Bangladesh: climatic components of seasonal variationMasahiro Hashizume
Department of International Health, Institute of Tropical Medicine NEKKEN, The Global Center of Excellence program, Nagasaki University, Nagasaki, Japan
Epidemiology 21:706-10. 2010..We aimed to quantify the contribution of climatic factors to seasonal variations in cholera incidence...
- Causes of death among diabetic patients in DenmarkM B Hansen
Steno Diabetes Center A S, Niels Steensens Vej 2, DK 2820 Gentofte, Denmark
Diabetologia 55:294-302. 2012..To study the distribution of causes of death in the Danish population, and its variation by diabetes status, sex, age and calendar year as well as the years of life lost from the specific causes of death...
- Air pollution and hospitalization due to angina pectoris in Tehran, Iran: a time-series studyAhmad Reza Hosseinpoor
Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Poursina Street, Keshavarz Boulevard, P O Box 14155 6446, Tehran, Iran
Environ Res 99:126-31. 2005....
- Effect of dust storm events on daily emergency admissions for respiratory diseasesWilson W S Tam
School of Public Health and Primary Care, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong
Respirology 17:143-8. 2012..The harmful effect of dust storm on lung health is controversial. This study aimed to assess any associations between dust storms and emergency hospital admissions due to respiratory disease in Hong Kong...
- Estimating abundance using mark-resight when sampling is with replacement or the number of marked individuals is unknownBrett T McClintock
Department of Fish, Wildlife, and Conservation Biology, Department of Statistics, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado 80523, USA
Biometrics 65:237-46. 2009....
- Theory of input spike auto- and cross-correlations and their effect on the response of spiking neuronsRubén Moreno-Bote
Departamento de Física Teórica Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Cantoblanco 28049, Madrid, Spain
Neural Comput 20:1651-705. 2008..We expect this formalism to be useful for the study of correlations in neuronal networks and their role in neural processing and information transmission...
- Age-specific trends of survival in metastatic breast cancer: 26 years longitudinal data from a population-based cancer registry in Stockholm, SwedenTheodoros Foukakis
Department of Oncology Pathology, Radiumhemmet, Karolinska Institutet, Karolinska University Hospital, 17176 Stockholm, Sweden
Breast Cancer Res Treat 130:553-60. 2011..Treatment advancements in MBC are not reflected by better survival for the whole MBC population. An improvement is only observed after the year 2000 and is restricted to younger patients...
- Estimation of T-cell repertoire diversity and clonal size distribution by Poisson abundance modelsNuno Sepúlveda
Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciencia, Portugal
J Immunol Methods 353:124-37. 2010..These models assume that each TCR variant is sampled according to a Poisson distribution with a specific sampling rate, itself varying according to some Exponential, Gamma, or Lognormal ..
- Excess deaths during the 2004 heatwave in Brisbane, AustraliaShilu Tong
School of Public Health and Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia
Int J Biometeorol 54:393-400. 2010..There was no apparent evidence of substantial short-term mortality displacement. The excess deaths were mainly attributed to temperature but exposure to ozone also contributed to these deaths...
- Emergency hospital services utilization in Lleida (Spain): A cross-sectional study of immigrant and Spanish-born populationsMontserrat Rue
Biomedical Research Institut, Lleida IRBLLEIDA, Spain
BMC Health Serv Res 8:81. 2008..Studies show that immigrants use EHS differently than native-born individuals, and this work investigates demographics, diagnoses and utilization rates of EHS in Lleida (Spain)...
- Cellular telephone use and time trends in brain tumour mortality in Switzerland from 1969 to 2002Martin Röösli
Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland
Eur J Cancer Prev 16:77-82. 2007..Ecological analyses like this, however, are limited in their ability to reveal potentially small increases in risk for diseases with a long latency period...
- An examination of exposure measurement error from air pollutant spatial variability in time-series studiesStefanie E Sarnat
Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol 20:135-46. 2010..Overall, our findings lend support to the use of pollutant data from urban central sites to assess population exposures within geographically dispersed study populations in Atlanta and similar cities...
- Estimating the benefits of mammography screening: the impact of study designAnne Helene Olsen
Department of Epidemiology, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
Epidemiology 18:487-92. 2007..We report here on a cohort study of the effect of routine mammography on breast cancer mortality, and illustrate how variations in the analytic approach can affect the conclusions...
- Weather variability and the incidence of cryptosporidiosis: comparison of time series poisson regression and SARIMA modelsWenbiao Hu
Centre for Health Research, School of Public Health, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Ann Epidemiol 17:679-88. 2007..This paper examines the potential impact of weather variability on the transmission of cryptosporidiosis and explores the possibility of developing an empirical forecast system...
- Multi-level zero-inflated poisson regression modelling of correlated count data with excess zerosAndy H Lee
Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Curtin University of Technology, Perth, WA, Australia
Stat Methods Med Res 15:47-61. 2006Count data with excess zeros relative to a Poisson distribution are common in many biomedical applications. A popular approach to the analysis of such data is to use a zero-inflated Poisson (ZIP) regression model...
- Detecting neural-state transitions using hidden Markov models for motor cortical prosthesesCaleb Kemere
Department of Electrical Engineering, 330 Serra Mall, CISX 319, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305 4075, USA
J Neurophysiol 100:2441-52. 2008..Thus the HMM technique for automatically detecting transitions between epochs of neural activity enables prosthetic interfaces that can operate autonomously...
- Learning input correlations through nonlinear temporally asymmetric Hebbian plasticityR Gütig
Institute of Biology III, University of Freiburg, 79104 Freiburg, Germany
J Neurosci 23:3697-714. 2003..Indeed, for a given distribution of inputs, the learning efficiency can be optimized...
- A score test for testing a zero-inflated Poisson regression model against zero-inflated negative binomial alternativesM Ridout
Horticulture Research International, West Malling, Kent, UK
Biometrics 57:219-23. 2001..but parameter estimates may be seriously biased if the nonzero counts are overdispersed in relation to the Poisson distribution. We therefore provide a score test for testing zero-inflated Poisson regression models against zero-..
- Balanced neurons: analysis of leaky integrate-and-fire neurons with reversal potentialsA N Burkitt
The Bionic Ear Institute, East Melbourne, Vic, Australia
Biol Cybern 85:247-55. 2001..0 over a wide range of realistic parameter values. The dependence of the output spike rate upon the rate, number, and amplitude of the synaptic inputs, as well as upon the value of the inhibitory reversal potential, is given...
- Health care utilisation and immigration in SpainJosé Ignacio Antón
Department of Applied Economics, University of Salamanca, 37007 Salamanca, Spain
Eur J Health Econ 11:487-98. 2010..However, immigrants have a lower access to specialists and visit emergency rooms with a higher frequency than nationals...
- Impact of exposure measurement error in air pollution epidemiology: effect of error type in time-series studiesGretchen T Goldman
School of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, 311 Ferst Drive, Atlanta, Georgia 30332 0512, USA
Environ Health 10:61. 2011..e. additive on the log scale) and model it over a range of error types to assess impacts on risk ratio estimates both on a per measurement unit basis and on a per interquartile range (IQR) basis in a time-series study in Atlanta...
- Directional selection and the site-frequency spectrumC D Bustamante
Department of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138, USA
Genetics 159:1779-88. 2001..We also find that the LRT is not robust to deviations from the assumption of independence among sites...
- Childhood exposure due to the Chernobyl accident and thyroid cancer risk in contaminated areas of Belarus and RussiaP Jacob
GSF Institute of Radiation Protection, Neuherberg, Germany
Br J Cancer 80:1461-9. 1999..05 Gy the risk was statistically significantly elevated. Dependencies of risks on age-at-exposure and on gender are consistent with findings after external exposures...
- Winter mortality modifies the heat-mortality association the following summerJ Rocklöv
Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Umea University, 901 87 Umea, Sweden
Eur Respir J 33:245-51. 2009..It also suggests that persons for whom influenza may be fatal are often also susceptible to heat and this subgroup might, therefore, not benefit as much as expected from influenza vaccinations...
- Triple-goal estimates for disease mappingW Shen
Eli Lilly and Company, Lilly Corporate Center, Indianapolis, Indiana 46285, USA
Stat Med 19:2295-308. 2000..We evaluate the performance of this method through a simulation study, and illustrate it using a data set of county-specific lung cancer rates in Ohio...
- Weather and notified Campylobacter infections in temperate and sub-tropical regions of Australia: an ecological studyPeng Bi
Discipline of Public Health, University of Adelaide, North Terrace, Adelaide, SA 5005, Australia
J Infect 57:317-23. 2008..This study was designed to quantify the relationship between weather variables and Campylobacter infections in two Australian cities with different local climatic conditions...
- Quantitative transcription factor binding kinetics at the single-molecule levelYufang Wang
Department of Physics, Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey, USA
Biophys J 96:609-20. 2009..Our results show that although interactions with nonoperator DNA sequences are observable, CI binding to the operator site is not dependent on the length of flanking nonoperator DNA...
- Re: "Estimating the relative risk in cohort studies and clinical trials of common outcomes"James A Deddens
Am J Epidemiol 159:213-4; author reply 214-5. 2004
- Intrinsic stabilization of output rates by spike-based Hebbian learningR Kempter
Keck Center for Integrative Neuroscience, University of California at San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143 0732, U S A
Neural Comput 13:2709-41. 2001..While a negative integral over the learning window leads to intrinsic rate stabilization, the positive part of the learning window picks up spatial and temporal correlations in the input...
- Generalized Poisson distribution: the property of mixture of Poisson and comparison with negative binomial distributionHarry Joe
Department of Statistics, University of British Columbia, Canada
Biom J 47:219-29. 2005We prove that the generalized Poisson distribution GP(theta, eta) (eta > or = 0) is a mixture of Poisson distributions; this is a new property for a distribution which is the topic of the book by Consul (1989)...
- Statistical analysis and significance testing of serial analysis of gene expression data using a Poisson mixture modelScott D Zuyderduyn
Victor Ling Laboratory, Department of Cancer Genetics and Developmental Biology, BC Cancer Research Centre, 675 West 10th Ave, Vancouver, Canada
BMC Bioinformatics 8:282. 2007..These profiles are count-based and are assumed to follow a Binomial or Poisson distribution. However, tag counts observed across multiple libraries (for example, one or more groups of biological ..
- Does hygiene intervention at day care centres reduce infectious illnesses in children? An intervention cohort studyThorolfur Gudnason
Chief Epidemiologist s Office, Directorate of Health, Reykjavik, Iceland
Scand J Infect Dis 45:397-403. 2013..In this study, we describe the results of a hygiene intervention cohort trial at day care centres (DCCs) on the rates of febrile, respiratory, and gastrointestinal illnesses in preschool children...
- Implications of different approaches for characterizing ambient air pollutant concentrations within the urban airshed for time-series studies and health benefits analysesMatthew J Strickland
Department of Environmental Health, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
Environ Health 10:36. 2011..In time-series studies of the health effects of urban air pollutants, decisions must be made about how to characterize pollutant levels within the airshed...
- Modeling Sage data with a truncated gamma-Poisson modelHelene H Thygesen
Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Academisch Medisch Centrum, University of Amsterdam, Meibergdreef 9, 1100 DD Amsterdam, The Netherlands
BMC Bioinformatics 7:157. 2006..means that part of the variance in SAGE data should be understood as the sampling error in a binomial or Poisson distribution, whereas other variance sources, in particular biological variance, should be modeled using a continuous ..
- Stochastic epidemics in dynamic populations: quasi-stationarity and extinctionH Anderson
Department of Mathematics, Stockholm University, Sweden
J Math Biol 41:559-80. 2000..Effects of introducing a vaccination program are also discussed as is the notion of the critical community size, defined as the size which distinguishes between the two qualitatively different behaviours...
- Semiparametric analysis of zero-inflated count dataK F Lam
Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong
Biometrics 62:996-1003. 2006..For illustration purpose, the method is applied to a data set from a public health survey conducted in Indonesia where the variable of interest is the number of days of missed primary activities due to illness in a 4-week period...
- Future trends in mortality of French men from mesotheliomaA Banaei
INSERM Unité 88, Hopital National de Saint Maurice, 14 rue du Val d Osne, 94410 Saint Maurice, France
Occup Environ Med 57:488-94. 2000....
- [Statistical Analysis of Rates and Trends (SART): a web-based tool for statistical calculation of population indicators]Laura Esteban
Pla Director d Oncologia de Catalunya, L Hospitalet de Llobregat, Barcelona, Espana
Gac Sanit 25:427-31. 2011..The data and the results obtained are processed and then sent by email to the user. The results are provided by sex and for each of the study variables (diseases, ethnic groups, geographic areas...) introduced into the base file...
- Sample size calculation for differential expression analysis of RNA-seq data under Poisson distributionChung I Li
Department of Applied Mathematics, National Chiayi University, No 300, Xuefu RD, East Dist, Chiayi City, Taiwan
Int J Comput Biol Drug Des 6:358-75. 2013..methods for sample size calculation for single-gene differential expression analysis of RNA-seq data under Poisson distribution. These methods are then extended to multiple genes, with consideration for addressing the multiple testing ..
- Some alternatives in the statistical analysis of sickness absenceAlbert Navarro
Grups de Recerca d America i Africa Llatines, Unitat de Bioestadistica, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
Am J Ind Med 52:811-6. 2009..The objective of this article is to examine the application of marginal models, comparing them to count-based models, when the outcome of interest is SA...
- Chromosomal biodosimetry by unfolding a mixed Poisson distribution: a generalized modelM S Sasaki
Radiation Biology Center, Kyoto University, Yoshida Konoecho, Sakyo ku, Kyoto 606 8501, Japan
Int J Radiat Biol 79:83-97. 2003..To circumvent this problem, a new dosimetry system was developed which was effective over a wide dose range and dose gradient...
- Decreasing cervical cancer mortality in Mexico: effect of Papanicolaou coverage, birthrate, and the importance of diagnostic validity of cytologyEduardo Lazcano-Ponce
Center for Population Health Research, National Institute of Public Health, Cuernavaca, Morelos, Mexico
Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 17:2808-17. 2008..In Mexico, there has been a decrease in cervical cancer mortality, but it is unclear what factors have prompted this reduction...
- A distribution for multivariate frailty based on the compound Poisson distribution with random scaleTron Anders Moger
Section of Medical Statistics, University of Oslo, P O Box 1122 Blindern, N 0317 Oslo, Norway
Lifetime Data Anal 11:41-59. 2005..This paper uses the compound Poisson distribution as the random factor...
- Examining trajectories of adolescent risk factors as predictors of subsequent high-risk driving behaviorJean T Shope
Transportation Research Institute, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 2150, USA
J Adolesc Health 32:214-24. 2003..To examine the effects on early high-risk driving behavior of changes over time (trajectories) in adolescent alcohol use, friends' support for drinking, susceptibility to peer pressure, and tolerance of deviance...
- Ethnic differences in appointment-keeping and implications for the patient-centered medical home--findings from the Diabetes Study of Northern California (DISTANCE)Melissa M Parker
Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente, 2000 Broadway, Oakland, CA 94612, USA
Health Serv Res 47:572-93. 2012..To examine ethnic differences in appointment-keeping in a managed care setting...
- [Application of detecting and taking overdispersion into account in Poisson regression model]G Bouche
Unite d Evaluation Medicale, Pôle Pharmacie et Santé Publique, CHU de Poitiers, Universite de Poitiers, Pavillon Camille Guérin, 2 rue de la Miletrie, BP 577, 86021 Poitiers Cedex, France
Rev Epidemiol Sante Publique 57:285-96. 2009....
- Is relative mortality of type 2 diabetes mellitus decreasing?Martin C Gulliford
Department of Public Health Sciences, Division of Health and Social Care Research, King s College London, Capital House, 42 Weston Street, London SE1 3QD, United Kingdom
Am J Epidemiol 169:455-61. 2009..Relative mortality of type 2 diabetes appears to be decreasing in men and women in the United Kingdom...
- Bayesian inference with probabilistic population codesWei Ji Ma
Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences, Meliora Hall, University of Rochester, Rochester, New York 14627, USA
Nat Neurosci 9:1432-8. 2006..These results hold for arbitrary probability distributions over the stimulus, for tuning curves of arbitrary shape and for realistic neuronal variability...
- Statistical analysis of patients' characteristics in neonatal intensive care unitsAli Kokangul
Department of Industrial Engineering, Cukurova University, Adana, Turkey
J Med Syst 34:471-8. 2010..Important knowledge such as arrivals, transfers, gender and length of stays are analyzed. Finally, distribution functions for patients' arrivals, rejections and length of stays are obtained for each level in the unit...
- The area-based social patterning of injuries among 10 to 19 year olds. Changes over time in the Stockholm CountyAnne Mari Reimers
Karolinska Institutet, Department of Public Health Sciences, Division of Social Medicine, SE 171 76 Stockholm, Sweden
BMC Public Health 8:131. 2008..The primary aim of this study was to investigate the stability over time of the association between area characteristics and childhood injuries of various causes...
- A flexibly shaped space-time scan statistic for disease outbreak detection and monitoringKunihiko Takahashi
Department of Technology Assessment and Biostatistics, National Institute of Public Health, Japan
Int J Health Geogr 7:14. 2008..In particular, some spatial scan statistics are aimed at detecting irregularly shaped clusters which may not be detected by the circular spatial scan statistic...
- Socioeconomic status and risk of car crash injury, independent of place of residence and driving exposure: results from the DRIVE StudyH Y Chen
The George Institute for Global Health, The University of Sydney, PO Box M201, Missenden Road, Sydney, NSW 2050, Australia
J Epidemiol Community Health 64:998-1003. 2010..This aim of this study is to examine the independent effect of SES on crash risk, adjusting for such factors, and to examine the relationship between injury severity following a crash and SES...
- Incident cervical infections with high- and low-risk human papillomavirus (HPV) infections among mothers in the prospective Finnish Family HPV StudyKarolina Louvanto
MediCity Research Laboratory and Department of Oral Pathology, Institute of Dentistry, Faculty of Medicine, University of Turku, Lemminkaisenkatu 2, 20520 Turku, Finland
BMC Infect Dis 11:179. 2011..The knowledge on type specificity and factors that increase or decrease the risk of incident HPV-infections is important to better understand the dynamics of HPV-infections...
- Impact of a national smoking ban on hospital admission for acute coronary syndromes: a longitudinal studyEdmond M Cronin
Department of Cardiology, Cork University Hospital, Wilton, Cork, Ireland
Clin Cardiol 35:205-9. 2012..A ban on smoking in the workplace was introduced in Ireland on March 29, 2004. As exposure to secondhand smoke has been implicated in the development of coronary disease, this might impact the incidence of acute coronary syndromes (ACS)...
- Mixed-Effects ZIP Models--Mental Health Service ResearchRobert Gibbons; Fiscal Year: 2004..of, for example, zero visits, 1 visit, 2 visits, 3 visits, 4 or more visits; (3) model the counts as a Poisson distribution in a Poisson fixed-effects or mixed-effects regression model...
- SEASONALITY OF SUICIDE AND AIRBORNE ALLERGENSTEODOR POSTOLACHE; Fiscal Year: 2009..Confirming that allergens and allergy are related to suicide epidemiologically, in conjunction with clinical research and laboratory work, is expected to improve prediction and prevention of suicide. ..
- Zebrafish Genetics to Identify Genes Involved in HematopoiesisDHVANIT INDRAVADAN SHAH; Fiscal Year: 2013..Based on our Poisson distribution analyses, we hypothesized that the genetic screens for anemic mutants are not at saturation to study ..
- Low Cost Sequencing with Re-usable Magnetic Arrays and Nanoelectronic SensorsHESAAME ESFANDYARPOUR; Fiscal Year: 2013..The device will eliminate the variability in reaction volumes and double-Poisson distribution inherent in emulsion PCR...
- Assessing the impact of an intervention to prevent violence and HIV in UgandaJENNIFER ANN WAGMAN; Fiscal Year: 2013..An intention-to-treat approach will be followed using a log link and Poisson distribution to estimate the incidence rate ratios (IRR) of HIV acquisition per 100 PY, using random effects models to ..
- Back Disorders in Union CarpentersHester Lipscomb; Fiscal Year: 2006..The project addresses a number of areas of expressed interest to NIOSH including construction workers, back disorders, surveillance methods and health services research. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- WORK AND HEALTH DISPARITIES AMONG RURAL WOMENHester Lipscomb; Fiscal Year: 2004..Education will also be targeted to medical providers in this geographic area on work exposures and conditions, exposure response, prevention, basic epidemiology, and ergonomics. ..
- Effectiveness of patient lift equipmentHester Lipscomb; Fiscal Year: 2008..The proposed work addresses several NIOSH priority areas including health care workers, back injuries, and intervention effectiveness research. ..
- Geostatistical software for the analysis of individual-level epidemiologic dataPierre Goovaerts; Fiscal Year: 2007..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- INHALED NO IN PREVENTION OF CHRONIC LUNG DISEASEScott Lorch; Fiscal Year: 2004..In summary, this clinical trial will assess the efficacy and safety of inhaled nitric oxide for amelioration of a major disease of premature infants. ..
- Geostatistical software for the boundary analysis of cancer mapsPierre Goovaerts; Fiscal Year: 2008..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Geostatistical software for the space-time analysis of health disparitiesPierre Goovaerts; Fiscal Year: 2007..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Perinatal Regionalization and Quality of CareScott Lorch; Fiscal Year: 2008..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Simulation Algorithms for Spatial Pattern RecognitionPierre Goovaerts; Fiscal Year: 2006..The neutral models and methods in this proposal make possible, for the first time ever, evaluation of the sensitivity of the results of cluster or boundary analyses to specification of the null hypothesis. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Geostatistical software for health and exposure analysisPierre Goovaerts; Fiscal Year: 2006..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Surveillance for Hepatocellular Carcinoma among HCV-infected VeteransHashem El Serag; Fiscal Year: 2009..Evaluating the extent and patterns of HCC surveillance is crucial in understanding diffusion (and obstacles) of this practice and in designing interventions to improve the implementation of HCC surveillance. ..
- Alcohol-Related Risk Behavior: Adolescent to Young AdultJean Shope; Fiscal Year: 2006..Results from this study will provide the necessary background for developing effective prevention and intervention of these personally and socially costly behaviors. ..
- Gene Expression in Barrett's EsophagusHashem El Serag; Fiscal Year: 2006..We present preliminary data on microarray and RT-PCRanalyses on 5 patients with BE that suggest an overactive Wnt pathway: we have also assembled the essential components of a successful study using microarrays. ..
- Understanding Change in Physical Activity PostpartumKELLY EVENSON; Fiscal Year: 2009..This proposal directly addresses the need to better understand multi-level factors involved in physical activity behavior change, RFA #CA-04-009 "Mechanisms of Physical Activity Behavior Change". ..
- The Impact of Comorbidity on Older Cancer PatientsCary Gross; Fiscal Year: 2007....
- Antidepressant Treatment and Suicidality: Biostatistical/Methodological SolutionsRobert Gibbons; Fiscal Year: 2006..Collaboration with members of the VA (Cunningham, Valenstein), Kaiser Permanente (Clarke, Gullion), PHARMO (Erkens) and the Indian Health Service (Perez) is an integral part of the proposal. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Diabetes and Drug-Associated Hyperkalemia: Effect of Laboratory MonitoringMarsha Raebel; Fiscal Year: 2008..The findings will also assist in developing a framework for future studies to evaluate the effects and costs of medication-laboratory monitoring among patients with diabetes. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Violence Against Home Health and Hospice WorkersCarri Casteel; Fiscal Year: 2008..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Psychiatric barriers to outpatient care in released HIV-infected offendersJacques Baillargeon; Fiscal Year: 2008..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Mixed Model Approach to Gene Mapping for Complex TraitsShizhong Xu; Fiscal Year: 2005..The number, map positions and effects of QTL responsible for ethological divergence between species will be determined by associating mating behavior with polymorphic molecular markers in interspecific backcross hybrids. ..
- Time-Factors in Exposure Effects Among Uranium WorkersDavid Richardson; Fiscal Year: 2003....
- HIV PREVENTION USING TECHNOLOGIES WITH DELINQUENT YOUTHMarguerita Lightfoot; Fiscal Year: 2002..The results of this study will inform researchers and the public health community about the feasibility and acceptability of HIV interventions to be delivered in everyday settings using a computer-based delivery strategy. ..
- Spousal communication and cancer prevention behaviorKELLY EVENSON; Fiscal Year: 2006..The long-term goal of this research is to develop better interventions which help prevent cancer, and other chronic health conditions, by involving spouses in preventive behavior change programs. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Barriers to Enrolling the Elderly in Cancer TrialsCary Gross; Fiscal Year: 2004..It is our hope that this work will facilitate the development of targeted and novel approaches to overcoming these barriers. ..
- Cerebrovascular risk factors and late-life suicideSAU MAN CHAN; Fiscal Year: 2007..The correlation between clinical and radiopathological CVRFs as well as the relationship between burden of CVRFs and impaired ECFs will be worked out by correlation statistics. ..
- Nursing Effort and Quality in Long-Term Care FacilitiesRobert Kane; Fiscal Year: 2004..The database consists of 3125 residents in 98 nursing units from 62 facilities. Results should shed light on the current policy debate over nursing home staffing standards. ..
- Mechanistic models in occupational cancer epidemiologyDavid Richardson; Fiscal Year: 2008..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Does Patient Severity Affect Variation in Hospital Use?Joseph Restuccia; Fiscal Year: 2002..Our underlying hypothesis is that the socioeconomic and supply factors will have a relatively weak relationship to practice style their relationship with the disease effect. ..
- The Relation of Hospital Workload to Patient SafetyJoel Weissman; Fiscal Year: 2003..A second potential outcome will be to make available cost-effective screening tools for monitoring adverse events and errors. ..
- STRESS AND MYOCARDIAL ISCHEMIA--MECHANISMS AND TREATMENTJames Blumenthal; Fiscal Year: 2002....
- Assessment of Quality of Life in Graves' OphthalmopathyElizabeth Bradley; Fiscal Year: 2006..These efforts will serve as important preparatory steps toward Dr. Bradley's long-term goal of studying treatments of Graves' opthalmopathy through medical and surgical clinical trials. ..
- Mammography and High-Risk Survivors of Pediatric CancerKevin Oeffinger; Fiscal Year: 2005....
- STATISTICAL METHODS FOR NONDISJUNCTION DATAHongyu Zhao; Fiscal Year: 2001..The ultimate goals are to understand recombination and its alterations during nondisjunction, and to provide the knowledge needed to monitor and prevent chromosome abnormalities. ..
- Bridging single cell and population dynamicsTheoden Netoff; Fiscal Year: 2004..Models from STR based model networks can predict the behavior of large networks. Modeling can be used to understand networks with multiple cellular components and more complex patterns of synaptic coupling. ..
- STATISTICAL METHODS IN AIDS RESEARCHRonald Brookmeyer; Fiscal Year: 2001..The methods will be applied to the ALIVE study. ..
- Association between Mortality and Long-term Exposure to Outdoor Air Pollution inHaidong Kan; Fiscal Year: 2010..The findings of this study will fill key knowledge gap of air pollution health effects in China. ..
- Use of Automated Phone Calls to Promote Adherence with Inhaled CorticosteroidsWilliam Vollmer; Fiscal Year: 2009..This method, if it helps people take their medications as prescribed, could be used with a variety of other long-term medical conditions. ..
- Economic evaluation of naturopathy for low back painPatricia Herman; Fiscal Year: 2005..Hypothesis #2: A naturopathic package of care is more cost effective to the employer than usual care for the treatment of low back pain. ..
- Do Free Glucose Test Strips Increase Self-Monitoring?Andrew Karter; Fiscal Year: 2003..Proposal strengths also include a longitudinal design, substantial statistical power, low cost data acquisition, and an ethnically diverse population with uniform access to care. ..
- Cancer Clustering for Residential HistoriesGeoffrey Jacquez; Fiscal Year: 2008..To our knowledge the techniques and software from this project will be the first to address all of these factors within a single, comprehensive framework. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- CHILDRENS NATIONAL MEDICAL CENTERRoger Packer; Fiscal Year: 2003....
- CBT and Modafinil for Cocaine AddictionRobert Malcolm; Fiscal Year: 2009....
- Ethnic Variation in CAM Use and Health Self Management among Rural Older AdultsThomas Arcury; Fiscal Year: 2009....
- Visualization of Multi-Resolution Reconstructions Using Interactive StereoscopyArkadiusz Sitek; Fiscal Year: 2008..The work involves design and creation of software for reconstruction and stereoscopic display of tetrahedron based images and evaluation against human observers for the lesion detection task. ..
- Space-Time Technology for Reconstructing Exposure in Cancer Epidemiology StudiesGeoffrey Jacquez; Fiscal Year: 2007..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Expanded Syringe Access Program--NY EvaluationDavid Vlahov; Fiscal Year: 2004....
- Combining Data from the NHIS and BRFSSMichael Elliott; Fiscal Year: 2004..This approach is particularly promising because, in contrast to other proposed techniques, it can be applied using existing publicly available data. ..
- Decision Analysis of Otitis Media Vaccination StrategiesTracy Lieu; Fiscal Year: 2005..The decision analytic model will yield information toward the optimal choices for current scientific inquiry, and will also provide a foundation for updated analyses as otitis media vaccines are further developed and tested. ..
- Development of a tool to measure food availability in the homeJune Stevens; Fiscal Year: 2007..By accurately measuring what foods are in the home, we can learn how food availability influences diet. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Pirfenidone in Children with PNs in NF1Roger Packer; Fiscal Year: 2006..Abstract Not Provided ..
- Ethnic Variations In Anti-Depressant ResponseHector Myers; Fiscal Year: 2005....
- DEVELOPMENT OF A TREATMENT FOR OSTEOGENESIS IMPERFECTAR Martin; Fiscal Year: 2002..abstract_text> ..
- METHODS FOR FUNCTIONAL/COMPARATIVE GENOMICSXun Gu; Fiscal Year: 2003..abstract_text> ..
- Development, Implementation and Evaluation of Novel Strategies to Reduce InappropJOSHUA P contact METLAY; Fiscal Year: 2010....
- Risk factors for drug resistant pneumococcal bacteremiaJoshua Metlay; Fiscal Year: 2009..The proposed study will maintain our enrollment over an additional three years in order to complete six-years of active enrollment and achieve the necessary sample size for the proposed molecular and geographic analyses. ..
- Fluoride Varnish to Prevent Caries in Toddlers - An Expanded Immunization ProgramPeter Milgrom; Fiscal Year: 2008..Keywords: fluoride varnish, dental caries, oral health, early prevention, multi-center, toddlers. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Labor Market Discrimination and Substance Use DisordersMarjorie Baldwin; Fiscal Year: 2008..If the results suggest that the ADA has not had its intended effects, then further investigation is needed to identify why the policy change has been ineffective for this group. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Risk of Blood Borne Transmission of CJDShimian Zou; Fiscal Year: 2008..Publishanddisseminateresultsof thestudy. ..
- Society for Prevention Research Annual MeetingsJ Hawkins; Fiscal Year: 2005....
- Substance Use and the Consolidation of Adult RolesJ Hawkins; Fiscal Year: 2008..The proposed study will provide important information of use to those designing preventive and treatment interventions for substance abuse and dependence. ..
- PROMOTING HEALTH IN PROSTATE & BREAST CANCERWendy Demark Wahnefried; Fiscal Year: 2005..If effective, this program could be modified, easily disseminated & used in a variety of health care settings, thus having broad public health impact. ..
- Mood Worsening in Spring in Women with Depression and Tree-Pollen AllergyTEODOR POSTOLACHE; Fiscal Year: 2007..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Determinants of Folding Mechanism in Small ProteinsRay Luo; Fiscal Year: 2008..unreadable] [unreadable]..
- EFFECT OF HEART DISEASE EDUCATION ON OLDER WOMENNoreen Clark; Fiscal Year: 2001....
- Biotech & Materials Research to Reduce Caries DisparityPeter Milgrom; Fiscal Year: 2005..The conference will be co-sponsored by the Northwest/Alaska Center to Reduce Oral Health Disparities, the University of Washington UWeb Bioengineering Center, and the Salivary Diagnostics Project. ..
- School-Based Approaches to Help Pre-Teens Manage AsthmaNoreen Clark; Fiscal Year: 2007..Asthma rates for this age group continue to rise and the problems associated with the disease are especially difficult in poor communities. This study will assess innovative interventions for low-income minority preteens with asthma. ..
- PROJECT ALLIFE-EXERCISE AND LEUKEMIA SURVIVORSKevin Oeffinger; Fiscal Year: 2006..This study will represent the first clinical trial aimed at increasing physical activity in leukemia survivors and will advance our understanding of this vulnerable population. ..