- Genetic and phenotypic variation of West Nile virus in New York, 2000-2003
Gregory D Ebel
Arbovirus Laboratories, Wadsworth Center, New York State Department of Health, 5668 State Farm Road, Slingerlands, NY 12159, USA
Am J Trop Med Hyg 71:493-500. 2004
West Nile virus (WNV) strains circulating during the first five years of WNV transmission in New York were collected, partial nucleotide sequences were determined, and in vitro and in vivo phenotypic analyses of selected strains were ..
- The impact of age and sex on the incidence of glial tumors in New York state from 1976 to 1995
B P McKinley
Department of Educational Affairs and Neurosurgery, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, State University of New York at Buffalo, 14263, USA
J Neurosurg 93:932-9. 2000
..multiforme (GBM), astrocytoma not otherwise specified (ANOS), and anaplastic astrocytoma (AA)--in New York state from 1976 through 1995...
- Partial genetic characterization of West Nile virus strains, New York State, 2000
G D Ebel
Arbovirus Laboratories, New York State Department of Health, 5668 State Farm Road, Slingerlands, NY 12159, USA
Emerg Infect Dis 7:650-3. 2001
We analyzed nucleotide sequences from the envelope gene of 11 West Nile (WN) virus strains collected in New York State during the 2000 transmission season to determine whether they differed genetically from each other and from the initial ..
- Correlates of short and long sleep duration: a cross-cultural comparison between the United Kingdom and the United States: the Whitehall II Study and the Western New York Health Study
Cardiovascular Medicine and Epidemiology Group, Clinical Sciences Research Institute, University of Warwick Medical School, University Hospital Warwickshire and Coventry Campus, Clifford Bridge Road, Coventry, United Kingdom
Am J Epidemiol 168:1353-64. 2008
..in 6,472 United Kingdom adults from the Whitehall II Study (1997-1999) and 3,027 US adults from the Western New York Health Study (1996-2001)...
- Technological development and medical productivity: the diffusion of angioplasty in New York state
David M Cutler
T17 Morgan Hall, Harvard Business School, Boston, MA 02163, USA
J Health Econ 22:187-217. 2003
..PTCAs that substitute for CABG cost less and have the same or better outcomes, while PTCAs that replace medical management appear to improve health by enough to justify the cost...
- ["Lex Kendra" in New York, United States. Homicide, "revolving door psychiatry" and political response]
H R Röttgers
Sozialpsychiatrischer Dienst des Landkreises Verden
Psychiatr Prax 28:84-7. 2001
The history, motivation and consequences of the New York State "Kendra's Law" as of August 1999 are reviewed.
- Declines in hospital admissions for acute myocardial infarction in New York state after implementation of a comprehensive smoking ban
Harlan R Juster
New York State Department of Health, Bureau of Chronic Disease Epidemiology and Surveillance, Albany, NY 12237 0679, USA
Am J Public Health 97:2035-9. 2007
..We examined whether the 2003 implementation of a comprehensive smoking ban in New York State was associated with reduced hospital admissions for acute myocardial infarction and stroke, beyond the ..
- Mercury cycling in litter and soil in different forest types in the Adirondack region, New York, USA
Jason D Demers
Department of Natural Resources, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York 14853 3001, USA
Ecol Appl 17:1341-51. 2007
..fluxes and pools of mercury in litterfall, throughfall, and soil in two forest types of the Adirondack region, New York, USA...
- Genetic variation of TP53, polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon-related exposures, and breast cancer risk among women on Long Island, New York
Mia M Gaudet
Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
Breast Cancer Res Treat 108:93-9. 2008
..p53 participates in cell cycle control, programmed cell death/apoptosis, and DNA repair, all pathways involved in carcinogenesis. TP53 variants may influence p53 function...
- Genetic differences between Culex pipiens f. molestus and Culex pipiens pipiens (Diptera: Culicidae) in New York
Rebekah J Kent
The W Harry Feinstone Department of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 N Wolfe St, Rm E5132, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
J Med Entomol 44:50-9. 2007
..In contrast, Cx. pipiens f. molestus from New York City each contained a single SH60 variant, which was not identified in any other Cx. p...
- Twenty-first century brain banking: practical prerequisites and lessons from the past: the experience of New York Brain Bank, Taub Institute, Columbia University
Jean Paul G Vonsattel
New York Brain Bank at Columbia University, The Taub Institute for Research on Alzheimer s Disease and the Aging Brain, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
Cell Tissue Bank 9:247-58. 2008
..This important tracking system is described separately in this issue. This report focuses on key lessons learned over the past 25 years of brain banking including successful solutions to originally unforeseen problems...
- Effect of incubation at overwintering temperatures on the replication of West Nile Virus in New York Culex pipiens (Diptera: Culicidae)
D J Dohm
Virology Division, U.S. Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases, Fort Detrick, MD 21702-5011, USA
J Med Entomol 38:462-4. 2001
..derived from mosquitoes collected during the autumn 1999 WN epizootic in New York. The WN virus was a strain isolated from a dead crow also collected during this outbreak...
- Racial disparity in hypertensive disorders of pregnancy in New York State: a 10-year longitudinal population-based study
School of Public Health, University at Albany, State University of New York 12144, USA
Am J Public Health 97:163-70. 2007
We studied trends of hypertensive disorders of pregnancy by residential socioeconomic status (SES) and racial/ethnic subgroups in New York State over a 10-year period.
- Surveillance of the short-term impact of fine particle air pollution on cardiovascular disease hospitalizations in New York State
Valerie B Haley
Bureau of Environmental and Occupational Epidemiology, New York State Department of Health, Albany, NY, USA
Environ Health 8:42. 2009
..Studies have shown that the effects of particulate matter on health vary based on factors including the vulnerability of the population, health care practices, exposure factors, and the pollutant mix...
- Identification of active antiviral compounds against a New York isolate of West Nile virus
John D Morrey
Department of Animal, Dairy, and Veterinary Sciences, Institute for Antiviral Research, Utah State University, Logan, UT 84322 4700, USA
Antiviral Res 55:107-16. 2002
..A panel of 34 substances was tested against infection of a recent New York isolate of WNV in Vero cells and active compounds were also evaluated in MA-104 cells...
- Achieving and sustaining improved quality: lessons from New York State and cardiac surgery
Mark R Chassin
Department of Health Policy, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York City, USA
Health Aff (Millwood) 21:40-51. 2002
Since 1989 the New York State Department of Health has published annual data on risk-adjusted mortality following coronary artery bypass graft surgery by hospital and surgeon...
- Insecticide resistance in Culex pipiens from New York
Department of Entomology, Comstock Hall, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA
J Am Mosq Control Assoc 21:305-9. 2005
..and Bacillus thuringiensis israelensis [Bti]) and 1 adulticide (phenothrin) registered for mosquito control in New York State. High levels of resistance were found only to Bti, and only at 1 site (Syracuse)...
- West Nile virus infection in birds and mosquitoes, New York State, 2000
K A Bernard
Arbovirus Laboratories, New York State Department of Health, 5668 State Farm Road, Slingerlands, NY 12159, USA
Emerg Infect Dis 7:679-85. 2001
West Nile (WN) virus was found throughout New York State in 2000, with the epicenter in New York City and surrounding counties. We tested 3,403 dead birds and 9,954 mosquito pools for WN virus during the transmission season...
- Vertical profiles of methanogenesis and methanogens in two contrasting acidic peatlands in central New York State, USA
Department of Microbiology, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, USA
Environ Microbiol 8:1428-40. 2006
..E2 was barely detectable in the deeper samples from CB, further evidence for the associations of most organisms in this group with acidic habitats...
- Visceral leishmaniasis in a New York foxhound kennel
Amanda A Gaskin
Department of Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, North Carolina State University, Raleigh 27603, USA
J Vet Intern Med 16:34-44. 2002
..After diagnosis of visceral leishmaniasis in 4 foxhounds from a kennel in Dutchess County, New York (index kennel), serum and ethylenediamine-tetraacetic acid (EDTA)-anticoagulated blood were collected from the ..
- Shift work, light at night, and breast cancer on Long Island, New York
Erin S O'Leary
Department of Preventive Medicine, School of Medicine, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY 11794 8036, USA
Am J Epidemiol 164:358-66. 2006
..controls (87% and 83% participation rates, respectively) aged < 75 years and living in the same Long Island, New York, home for > or = 15 years...
- Lack of genotype-phenotype correlations and outcome in MCAD deficiency diagnosed by newborn screening in New York State
Georgianne L Arnold
Department of Pediatrics, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, 601 Elmwood Avenue, Box 777, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
Mol Genet Metab 99:263-8. 2010
..We reviewed the outcome of patients identified with MCAD deficiency by the New York State NBS process to identify biochemical or genotypic markers which might predict outcome.
- Quality of care information makes a difference: an analysis of market share and price changes after publication of the New York State Cardiac Surgery Mortality Reports
D B Mukamel
Department of Community and Preventive Medicine, University of Rochester Medical Center, NY, USA
Med Care 36:945-54. 1998
..The authors test the hypotheses that hospitals and surgeons with better outcomes reported in the NYS Cardiac Surgery Reports experience a relative increase in their market share and prices...
- The spread of Klebsiella pneumoniae carbapenemase-producing K. pneumoniae to upstate New York
Ben M Lomaestro
Clinical Pharmacology, Albany Medical Center Hospital, Albany, New York 12208, USA
Clin Infect Dis 43:e26-8. 2006
..We report the spread of KPC-2 to upstate New York. Our intention is to alert clinicians to problems encountered in identifying KPC-containing isolates...
- Mycoplasmal conjunctivitis in songbirds from New York
B K Hartup
Division of Wildlife Health, College of Veterinary Medicine, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York 14853, USA
J Wildl Dis 36:257-64. 2000
..infections in house finches (Carpodacus mexicanus) and other songbirds common to bird feeders in Tompkins County (New York, USA)...
- Distribution of cryptosporidium genotypes in storm event water samples from three watersheds in New York
Division of Parasitic Disease, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Building 22, Mail Stop F 12, 4770 Buford Highway, Atlanta, GA 30341 3717, USA
Appl Environ Microbiol 71:4446-54. 2005
..gene was used in the analysis of 94 storm water samples collected from the Malcolm Brook and N5 stream basins in New York over a 3-year period...
- Predictors of hearing loss in New York farmers
S A Hwang
Bureau of Environmental and Occupational Epidemiology, New York State Department of Health, Troy, NY 12180 2216, USA
Am J Ind Med 40:23-31. 2001
Data from the telephone interview portion of the New York Farm Family Health and Hazard Surveillance were used to study self-reported hearing loss in New York farmers.
- Tobacco outlet density and demographics in Erie County, New York
Department of Cancer Prevention, Epidemiology, and Biostatistics, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Buffalo, NY 14263, USA
Am J Public Health 93:1075-6. 2003
- The effect of West Nile virus perceptions and knowledge on protective behavior and mosquito breeding in residential yards in upstate New York
Department of Entomology, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA
Ecohealth 6:42-51. 2009
..combined with entomological surveys of residential mosquito-breeding sites were conducted in two Upstate New York neighborhoods...
- Primary care physicians' knowledge and practice patterns in the treatment of chronic kidney disease: an Upstate New York Practice-based Research Network (UNYNET) study
Chester H Fox
Department of Family Medicine, University at Buffalo, 462 Grider Street, Buffalo, NY 14215, USA
J Am Board Fam Med 19:54-61. 2006
..No information exists regarding adoption of these guidelines in primary care...
- Awareness of necessity to call 9-1-1 for stroke symptoms, upstate New York
Janine M Jurkowski
Department of Health Policy, Management, and Behavior, University at Albany School of Public Health, 1 University Place, Rensselaer, NY 12144, USA
Prev Chronic Dis 5:A41. 2008
Stroke is the third leading cause of death and a leading cause of disability in New York State. A New York study determined that only 19.9% of patients arrived at a designated stroke center within 3 hours of symptom onset...
- Risk factors associated with Cryptosporidium parvum infection in dairy cattle in southeastern New York State
H O Mohammed
Department of Population Medicine and Diagnostic Science, College of Veterinary Medicine, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA
Vet Parasitol 83:1-13. 1999
..identify factors associated with the risk of infection with Cryptosporidium parvum in dairy herds in southeastern New York state. A random sample of 2943 cattle on 109 farms was selected from the target population...
- Frequency of new coronary events in older persons with peripheral arterial disease and serum low-density lipoprotein cholesterol > or = 125 mg/dl treated with statins versus no lipid-lowering drug
Wilbert S Aronow
Cardiology Division, Department of Medicine, Westchester Medical Center New York Medical College, Valhalla, New York, USA
Am J Cardiol 90:789-91. 2002
- Quality report cards, selection of cardiac surgeons, and racial disparities: a study of the publication of the New York State Cardiac Surgery Reports
Dana B Mukamel
Department of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine and Primary Care, Center for Health Policy Research, University of California, Irvine, 111 Academy Way, Suite 220, Irvine, CA 92697 5800, USA
Inquiry 41:435-46. 2004
..This study evaluates their effectiveness by examining the impact of the New York State (NYS) Cardiac Surgery Reports on selection of cardiac surgeons...
- Relationship between provider volume and postoperative complications for bariatric procedures in New York State
Wendy E Weller
Department of Health Policy, Management, and Behavior, School of Public Health, State University of New York, University at Albany, Rensselaer, NY 12144 3456, USA
J Am Coll Surg 202:753-61. 2006
..Although the number of bariatric procedures has grown recently, few studies have focused on the relationship between provider volume and outcomes among patients undergoing a bariatric procedure...
- Hazardous waste sites and stroke in New York State
Department of Environmental Health and Toxicology, School of Public Health, University at Albany, SUNY, One University Place, Rensselaer, NY 12144, USA
Environ Health 4:18. 2005
..We tested the hypothesis that exposure to contaminants from residence near hazardous waste sites in New York State influences the occurrence of stroke.
- Hospitalization rates for coronary heart disease in relation to residence near areas contaminated with persistent organic pollutants and other pollutants
Alexander V Sergeev
Institute for Health and the Environment, University at Albany, Rensselaer, New York 12144 3456, USA
Environ Health Perspect 113:756-61. 2005
..We determined the ZIP codes containing or abutting each of the approximately 900 hazardous waste sites in New York and identified the major contaminants in each...
- Impact of body mass index on in-hospital outcomes following percutaneous coronary intervention (report from the New York State Angioplasty Registry)
Robert M Minutello
Department of Medicine Division of Cardiology at Weill Cornell Medical College, 520 East 70th Street, Staar 446, New York, NY 10021, USA
Am J Cardiol 93:1229-32. 2004
..Using data from the New York State Angioplasty database over a 4-year period, we analyzed 95,435 consecutive patients who underwent PCI...
- Descriptive and surveillance studies of suppliers to New York and New Jersey retail live-bird markets
L L Bulaga
USDA APHIS Veterinary Services, Mercer Corporate Park, 320 Corporate Blvd, Robbinsville, NJ 08691, USA
Avian Dis 47:1169-76. 2003
..This study examines the suppliers to the LBMs in New York and New Jersey...
- Use of cellular telephones and transmission of pathogens by medical staff in New York and Israel
Joseph Gil Goldblatt
Infectious Diseases Unit, Bnai Zion Medical Center, Haifa, 31048, Israel
Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 28:500-3. 2007
..One-fifth of the cellular telephones examined in this study were found to harbor pathogenic microorganisms, showing that these devices may serve as vectors for transmission to patients...
- Effects of cardiac resynchronization therapy with or without a defibrillator on survival and hospitalizations in patients with New York Heart Association class IV heart failure
Department of Medicine, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, 4200 E Ninth Ave, Denver, CO 80262, USA
Circulation 115:204-12. 2007
..capacity and quality of life and to reduce heart failure (HF) hospitalizations and mortality in patients with New York Heart Association (NYHA) class III and IV HF...
- Use of newborn screening program blood spots for exposure assessment: declining levels of perluorinated compounds in New York State infants
Henry M Spliethoff
Wadsworth Center, New York State Department of Health, Empire State Plaza, P O Box 509, Albany, New York 12201, USA
Environ Sci Technol 42:5361-7. 2008
..perfluorohexane sulfonate (PFHxS), perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA), and perfluorononanoic acid (PFNA) in 110 New York State (NYS) NSP blood spot composite specimens collected between 1997 and 2007, representing a total of 2640 ..
- Women who have sex with other women: HIV seroprevalence in New York State counseling and testing programs
W J Shotsky
Division of HIV Prevention, New York State Department of Health AIDS Institute, Albany 12237, USA
Women Health 24:1-15. 1996
..HIV seroprevalence data for women who are sexually active with women (WSW) choosing to access services in four of New York State's counseling and testing programs from January 1993 to June 1994...
- Lake variability: key factors controlling mercury concentrations in New York State fish
Howard A Simonin
New York State Department of Environmental Conservation NYSDEC, Rome Field Station, 8314 Fish Hatchery Road, Rome, NY 13440, USA
Environ Pollut 154:107-15. 2008
A 4year study surveyed 131 lakes across New York State beginning in 2003 to improve our understanding of mercury and gather information from previously untested waters...
- Reduction in hospitalizations for diarrhea and rotavirus infections in New York state following introduction of rotavirus vaccine
Hwa Gan H Chang
New York State Department of Health, Division of Epidemiology, Albany, NY 12237, USA
Vaccine 28:754-8. 2010
To monitor trends and costs of diarrhea and rotavirus-associated hospitalizations in New York before and after rotavirus vaccine implementation in 2006. To examine rotavirus test results from sentinel hospital-associated laboratories.
- Trends in prevalence of obesity and overweight among children enrolled in the New York State WIC program, 2002-2007
Jackson P Sekhobo
Evaluation and Analysis Unit, Bureau of Administration and Evaluation, Division of Nutrition, New York State Department of Health, Albany, NY 12204, USA
Public Health Rep 125:218-24. 2010
..We examined recent overweight and obesity trends in a multiethnic population of low-income preschool children...
- West Nile virus isolates from mosquitoes in New York and New Jersey, 1999
R S Nasci
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention DVBID, PO Box 2087, Fort Collins, CO 80522, USA
Emerg Infect Dis 7:626-30. 2001
An outbreak of encephalitis due to West Nile (WN) virus occurred in New York City and the surrounding areas during 1999. Mosquitoes were collected as part of a comprehensive surveillance program implemented to monitor the outbreak...
- Prevalence of human papillomavirus genotypes and related abnormalities of cervical cytological results among HIV-1-infected women in Rochester, New York
Amneris E Luque
Department of Medicine, Infectious Diseases Division, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, New York 14642, USA
J Infect Dis 194:428-34. 2006
..These observations have implications for the design of future HPV vaccines...
- Increasing anaphylaxis hospitalizations in the first 2 decades of life: New York State, 1990 -2006
Robert Y Lin
Department of Medicine, St Vincent s Hospital Manhattan SVCMC, New York, New York 10011, USA
Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 101:387-93. 2008
..Although an increase in the occurrence of anaphylaxis has been reported in several parts of the world, this phenomenon has not been described in the United States...
- Molecular analysis of microbial communities identified in different developmental stages of Ixodes scapularis ticks from Westchester and Dutchess Counties, New York
Claudia X Moreno
Department of Microbiology and Immunology, New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY 10595, USA
Environ Microbiol 8:761-72. 2006
..of bacterial communities present in Ixodes scapularis collected from Westchester and Dutchess Counties, New York State, at different developmental and nutritional stages...
- Environmental investigations of Vibrio parahaemolyticus in oysters after outbreaks in Washington, Texas, and New York (1997 and 1998)
Gulf Coast Seafood Laboratory, Food and Drug Administration, Dauphin Island, Alabama 36528, USA
Appl Environ Microbiol 66:4649-54. 2000
..the occurrence of pathogenic strains in shellfish were determined following outbreaks in Washington, Texas, and New York. Recently developed nonradioactive DNA probes were utilized for the first time for direct enumeration of V...
- Assessing sources of support for diabetes self-care in urban and rural underserved communities
Benjamin A Shaw
Department of Health Policy, Management, and Behavior, School of Public Health, University at Albany, Rensselaer, NY 12144 3456, USA
J Community Health 31:393-412. 2006
..These results have implications for the design of interventions aimed at bolstering support for diabetes self-care, and point to the need for an enhanced focus on strengthening the social environmental resources of adults with diabetes...
- Physician perceptions of primary prevention: qualitative base for the conceptual shaping of a practice intervention tool
Amy L Mirand
Department of Cancer Prevention, Epidemiology, and Biostatistics, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Buffalo, New York, USA
BMC Public Health 2:16. 2002
..The characterization will provide the conceptual framework for the development of a practice tool to facilitate routine delivery of primary preventive care...
- Validation of birth certificate data in New York State
Patrick J Roohan
Bureau of Quality Management and Outcomes Research, Office of Managed Care, New York State Department of Health, Albany, NY 12237, USA
J Community Health 28:335-46. 2003
..This study used a random sample of birth certificates from two upstate and two downstate counties, in New York State, comprising a total of 100 records per county...
- Emergency department overcrowding in Florida, New York, and Texas
Robert W Derlet
Division of Emergency Medicine, University of California Davis Medical Center, Sacramento 95817, USA
South Med J 95:846-9. 2002
This study was done to determine the incidence, causes, and effects of overcrowding in emergency departments (EDs) in Florida, New York, and Texas.
- Staphylococcus aureus colonization and infection in New York State prisons
Franklin D Lowy
Department of Medicine, Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY 10032, USA
J Infect Dis 196:911-8. 2007
..We conducted a survey to determine the prevalence of nasal colonization with S. aureus in 2 New York State prisons. S...
- Genetic variation in West Nile virus from naturally infected mosquitoes and birds suggests quasispecies structure and strong purifying selection
The Arbovirus Laboratories, Wadsworth Center, New York State Department of Health, 5668 State Farm Road, Slingerlands, NY 12159, USA
J Gen Virol 86:2175-83. 2005
..Combined, these data support the observation that WNV populations may be structured as a quasispecies and document strong purifying natural selection in WNV populations...
- Influenza vaccine effectiveness in preventing hospitalizations and deaths in persons 65 years or older in Minnesota, New York, and Oregon: data from 3 health plans
HealthPartners Research Foundation, Minneapolis, MN 55440-1524, USA
J Infect Dis 184:665-70. 2001
..These results show that all elderly persons should be immunized annually for influenza. The methods used in this study are an efficient cost-effective way to study vaccine impact and similar questions...
- Genetic analysis of a duck circovirus detected in commercial Pekin ducks in New York
Cornell Duck Research Laboratory, College of Veterinary Medicine, Cornell University, P O Box 217, 192 Old Country Road Eastport, NY 11941 0217, USA
Avian Dis 51:90-5. 2007
..It is possible that this DuCV from New York shares the same ancestor with the European counterparts...
- Large-scale sequencing of human influenza reveals the dynamic nature of viral genome evolution
The Institute for Genomic Research, 9712 Medical Center Dr, Rockville, Maryland 20850, USA
Nature 437:1162-6. 2005
..All data from this project are being deposited, without delay, in public archives...
- Lifetime alcohol drinking pattern is related to the prevalence of metabolic syndrome. The Western New York Health Study (WNYHS)
Amy Z Fan
Prevention Research Center, Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation PIRE, Berkeley, CA 94704, USA
Eur J Epidemiol 21:129-38. 2006
..0002) and to ABO in women only (p for trend<0.0001). It is concluded that lifetime drinking patterns are significantly related to the prevalence of the metabolic syndrome...
- Increased rate of hospitalization for diabetes and residential proximity of hazardous waste sites
Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, University at Albany, Rensselaer, New York 12144 3429, USA
Environ Health Perspect 115:75-9. 2007
..Epidemiologic studies suggest that there may be an association between environmental exposure to persistent organic pollutants (POPs) and diabetes...
- Newborn screening for Krabbe disease: the New York State model
Patricia K Duffner
Hunter James Kelly Research Institute, Department of Neurology, University at Buffalo, State University of New York, Buffalo, New York, USA
Pediatr Neurol 40:245-52; discussion 253-5. 2009
..In August 2006, New York State began screening all newborns for Krabbe disease...
- Dynamics of insecticide resistance alleles in house fly populations from New York and Florida
Frank D Rinkevich
Department of Entomology, Comstock Hall, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853 0901, USA
Insect Biochem Mol Biol 37:550-8. 2007
..House flies were collected during the 2003-2004 season from New York and Florida before the first application of permethrin, during the middle of the field season, after the final ..
- Cigarette smoking is associated with conversion from normoglycemia to impaired fasting glucose: the Western New York Health Study
Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, State University of New York at Buffalo, Charlotte, USA
Ann Epidemiol 19:365-71. 2009
..To determine whether cigarette smoking is associated with the conversion from normoglycemia to impaired fasting glucose (IFG)...
- Assessment of polychlorinated biphenyl congeners, thyroid stimulating hormone, and free thyroxine among New York state anglers
Michael S Bloom
Department of Environmental Health Sciences, University at Albany, State University of New York, One University Place, Rm 153, Rensselaer, NY 12144, USA
Int J Hyg Environ Health 212:599-611. 2009
..between PCBs and thyroid function biomarkers in a specially selected subsample of participants from the New York State Angler Cohort Study, with the goal of hypotheses generation...
- Comparative analysis of distribution and abundance of West Nile and eastern equine encephalomyelitis virus vectors in Suffolk County, New York, using human population density and land use/cover data
Division of Vector Control, Suffolk County Department of Public Works, 335 Yaphank Ave, Yaphank, NY 11980 9744, USA
J Med Entomol 45:563-71. 2008
..Although HPD classification was readily available and had some predictive value, LUC classification resulted in higher spatial resolution and better ability to develop location specific predictive models...
- Mammography-facility-based patient reminders and repeat mammograms for Medicare in New York State
Health Care Quality Improvement, IPRO, Lake Success, NY 11042, USA
Prev Med 38:20-7. 2004
..Many mammography facilities send annual patient reminders, but there are no large studies of their impact on overall mammography return rates, or by patient population subgroups...
- Additional contribution of emerging risk factors to the prediction of the risk of type 2 diabetes: evidence from the Western New York Study
Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, The State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, New York, USA
Obesity (Silver Spring) 16:1370-6. 2008
..To examine whether several biomarkers of endothelial function and inflammation improve prediction of type 2 diabetes over 5.9 years of follow-up, independent of traditional risk factors...
- Clinical findings of West Nile virus infection in hospitalized patients, New York and New Jersey, 2000
New York City Department of Health, 125 Worth St, New York, NY 10013, USA
Emerg Infect Dis 7:654-8. 2001
Outbreaks of West Nile (WN) virus occurred in the New York metropolitan area in 1999 and 2000. Nineteen patients diagnosed with WN infection were hospitalized in New York and New Jersey in 2000 and were included in this review...
- Relationship between provider volume and mortality for carotid endarterectomies in New York state
E L Hannan
Department of Health Policy, Management, and Behavior, State University of New York, University at Albany School of Public Health, Albany Medical College, NY, USA
Stroke 29:2292-7. 1998
..b>New York's Statewide Planning and Research (SPARCS) administrative database was used to identify all 28 207 patients for ..
- The New York High-Risk Project: social and general intelligence in children at risk for schizophrenia
S L Ott
Department of Medical Genetics, New York State Psychiatric Institute, and Columbia University, NY 10032, USA
Schizophr Res 31:1-11. 1998
..We studied whether impairment of social intelligence can be detected before the outbreak of the disorder. In the New York High-Risk Project, children at risk for schizophrenia (HRSz) or affective disorder (HRAff) and a normal control ..
- Impact of economic policies on reducing tobacco use among Medicaid clients in New York
Jill M Murphy
Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY, USA
Prev Med 37:68-70. 2003
b>New York State (NYS) recently implemented Medicaid coverage for prescription pharmacologic adjuncts for cessation and a 55-cent excise tax on a pack of cigarettes...
- An evaluation of congenital malformations surveillance in New York State: an application of Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidelines for evaluating surveillance systems
J P Sekhobo
Department of Epidemiology, State University of New York at Albany, School of Public Health, Rensselaer, NY, USA
Public Health Rep 116:296-305. 2001
Established in 1982, the New York State Congenital Malformations Registry (NYCMR) is one of the largest statewide, population-based birth defects registries in the nation...
- Comorbid conditions, treatment, and health maintenance in older persons with human immunodeficiency virus infection in New York City
Sanjiv S Shah
Division of Infectious Diseases, Bronx Lebanon Hospital Center, Bronx, NY, USA
Clin Infect Dis 35:1238-43. 2002
..examined comorbid conditions and health maintenance in 198 patients aged > or =55 years who attended 3 New York City human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) clinics between 1 January 1990 and 30 June 1998...
- Characterization of a small plaque variant of West Nile virus isolated in New York in 2000
The Arbovirus Laboratories, Wadsworth Center, New York State Department of Health, Slingerlands, NY 12159, USA
Virology 367:339-47. 2007
..of West Nile virus (WNV) was isolated in Vero cell culture from kidney tissue of an American crow collected in New York in 2000...
- Cancer incidence in New York State acquired immunodeficiency syndrome patients
New York State Department of Health, Bureau of HIV AIDS Epidemiology, Albany, NY 12237, USA
Am J Epidemiol 154:544-56. 2001
..that occur at higher rates in acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) patients, the cancer experience of New York State (NYS) AIDS patients aged 15-69 years who were diagnosed between 1981 and 1994 was compared with that of the ..
- Isolation of Cryptococcus laurentii from Canada Goose guano in rural upstate New York
Department of Biology, Clarkson University, Potsdam, NY, USA
Mycopathologia 162:363-8. 2006
..Cryptococcal organisms were isolated from Canada Goose guano from a site in rural northern New York, with identification based upon colony and microscopic morphology, ability to metabolize L: -Dopa to melanin, and ..
- Effect of pathogen-specific clinical mastitis on herd life in two New York State dairy herds
Y T Grohn
Section of Epidemiology, Department of Population Medicine and Diagnostic Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA
Prev Vet Med 71:105-25. 2005
..specific pathogen identification) occurring in different stages of lactation on length of herd life in two New York State dairy farms...
- A community survey of medical errors in New York
Richard E Adams
New York Academy of Medicine, Division of Health and Science Policy, New York, NY, USA
Int J Qual Health Care 16:353-62. 2004
..To assess factors related to experiences with medical errors by health care consumers in the community...
- What evidence, whose evidence?: Physical therapy in New York State's clinical practice guideline and in the lives of mothers of disabled children
Gail H Landsman
University at Albany, SUNY, NY, USA
Soc Sci Med 62:2670-80. 2006
To provide recommendations based on the best scientific evidence available about "best practices," the New York State Department of Health Early Intervention Program sponsored the development of an evidence-based clinical practice ..
- Lyme disease in New York State: spatial pattern at a regional scale
Department of Biological Sciences, State University at Albany, New York 12222, USA
Am J Trop Med Hyg 65:538-45. 2001
Lyme disease occurs commonly in New York State, but its geographic distribution is heterogeneous. Over each of nine consecutive years, incidence rates from 57 New York State counties were subjected to spatial autocorrelation analysis...
- The role of health promotion in physical therapy in California, New York, and Tennessee
Brenda L Rea
Department of Health Promotion and Education, School of Public Health, Nichol Hall, Room 1519, Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, CA 92350, USA
Phys Ther 84:510-23. 2004
..conditions by assessing psychological well-being, nutrition and overweight, physical activity and fitness, and tobacco use) and (2) to identify related self-efficacy and outcome expectations in California, New York, and Tennessee.
- Effects of clinical mastitis caused by gram-positive and gram-negative bacteria and other organisms on the probability of conception in New York State Holstein dairy cows
J A Hertl
Section of Epidemiology, Department of Population Medicine and Diagnostic Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA
J Dairy Sci 93:1551-60. 2010
..was to estimate the effects of different types of clinical mastitis (CM) on the probability of conception in New York State Holstein cows...
- Laparoscopic adrenalectomy: the New York-Presbyterian Hospital experience
Joseph J Del Pizzo
Department of Urology, the New York Presbyterian Hospital Weill Cornell Medical Center, New York, New York 10021, USA
J Endourol 16:591-7. 2002
..We report our experience with laparoscopic adrenalectomy via a lateral transperitoneal approach...
- Asthma and lower respiratory symptoms in New York State employees who responded to the World Trade Center disaster
Matthew P Mauer
Bureau of Occupational Health, Center for Environmental Health, New York State Department of Health, Flanigan Square, 547 River Street, Troy, NY 12180, USA
Int Arch Occup Environ Health 83:21-7. 2010
To investigate whether New York State employees who responded to the World Trade Center disaster were more likely to report asthma or lower respiratory symptoms (LRS; cough, wheeze, chest tightness, shortness of breath) than non-exposed ..
- Labor induction rate variation in upstate New York: what is the difference?
J Christopher Glantz
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, New York 14642, USA
Birth 30:168-74. 2003
..5 percent in 2001, but reasons for the increase are poorly defined. A birth database from a region of upstate New York, including 31,352 deliveries from 1998 through 1999, was used to determine the degree of variation of labor ..
- Watercraft-related drownings among New York State residents, 1988-1994
Marilyn L Browne
Bureau of Environmental and Occupational Epidemiology, New York State Department of Health, 547 River Street, Room 200, Troy, NY 12180, USA
Public Health Rep 118:459-63. 2003
..To describe environmental and personal risk factors associated with watercraft-related drownings. This information may be useful in developing boating safety programs, regulations, and enforcement priorities...
- Aquatic nuisance species in the New York State Canal and Hudson River systems and the Great Lakes Basin: an economic and environmental assessment
Agriculture and Life Sciences, Cornell University, 5126 Comstock Hall, Ithaca, New York 14853, USA
Environ Manage 35:692-702. 2005
A total of 154 aquatic alien species have invaded the New York State Canal and Hudson River systems and a total of 162 aquatic species have invaded the Great Lakes Basin...
- Cyanobacterial toxins in New York and the lower Great Lakes ecosystems
Gregory L Boyer
Department of Chemistry, State University of New York, College of Environmental Science and Forestry, Syracuse NY 13210, USA
Adv Exp Med Biol 619:153-65. 2008
..their occurrence and distribution, samples for particulate toxin analysis were collected from more than 140 New York Lakes including Lakes Erie, Champlain and Ontario...
- Exploratory assessment of sportfish consumption and polybrominated diphenyl ether exposure in New York State anglers
Henry M Spliethoff
Division of Environmental Disease Prevention, Wadsworth Center, New York State Department of Health, Empire State Plaza, PO Box 509, Albany, NY 12201, USA
Environ Res 108:340-7. 2008
..influence of sportfish consumption on body burden of nine polybrominated diphenyl ether (PBDE) congeners in 36 New York State (NYS) anglers...
- Impact of exposure length and pupal source on Muscidifurax raptorellus and Nasonia vitripennis (Hymenoptera: Pteromalidae) parasitism in a New York poultry facility
P E Kaufman
Department of Entomology, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA
J Econ Entomol 94:998-1003. 2001
..We found no differences between pupal source, suggesting that when sampling for M. raptor, M. raptorellus, and N. vitripennis, in poultry facilities, pupal source is not a confounding factor...
- Predicting trauma inpatient mortality in an administrative database: an investigation of survival risk ratios using New York data
Edward L Hannan
Department of Health Policy, Management and Behavior, School of Public Health, University at Albany, State University of New York, NY 12144 3456, USA
J Trauma 62:964-8. 2007
..A precise and unbiased measure of injury severity, calculable from administrative data sets, is needed for population-based studies...
- An analysis of referrals to chaplains in a community hospital in New York over a seven year period
Sarah L Fogg
Lawrence Hospital Center, 55 Palmer Avenue, Bronxville, NY 10708, USA
J Pastoral Care Counsel 58:225-35. 2004
..27%). The most common presenting problems for which patients were referred to chaplains were anxiety, depression, and pregnancy loss. The rate of referrals for patients over the entire study period was 39.04 per 1000 patient stays...
- Leveraging neighborhood-scale change for policy and program reform in Buffalo, New York
Department of Urban and Regional Planning, University at Buffalo, State University of New York, Buffalo, New York 14214, USA
Am J Prev Med 37:S352-60. 2009
..7%) identify themselves as African-American...
- The association between cocaine use and HIV/STDs among soup kitchen attendees in New York City
National Development and Research Institutes, New York, NY 10048, USA
J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 25:86-91. 2000
..These data underscore the need for effective cocaine treatment and HIV interventions tailored to the large numbers of cocaine users in inner cities...
- Spatial relationships among asthma prevalence, health care utilization, and pollution sources in neighborhoods of Buffalo, New York
Tonny J Oyana
Pulmonary and Critical Care Div, Center for Asthma and Environmental Exposure, Lung Biology Research Program, Dept of Internal Medicine, UB School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Kaleida Health Buffalo General Division, Buffalo, NY 14203, USA
J Environ Health 66:25-37, 44. 2004
..distributions of asthma cases in relation to major traffic corridors and the Peace Bridge Complex in Buffalo, New York, and assess possible contributions of other U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (U.S...
- Factor structure of posttraumatic stress among Western New York undergraduates following the September 11th terrorist attack on the World Trade Center
Joseph S Baschnagel
Department of Psychology, University at Buffalo, State University of New York, Buffalo, New York 14260 4110, USA
J Trauma Stress 18:677-84. 2005
..A sample of 528 Western New York undergraduate students was assessed 1 and 3 months after the September 11th, 2001 terrorist attacks...
- The validity of the New York radiological grading criteria in diagnosing sacroiliitis by computed tomography
Department of Diagnostic Radiology, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Goteborg, Sweden
Acta Radiol 50:664-73. 2009
Sacroiliitis in ankylosing spondylitis has frequently been graded radiographically using the New York (NY) criteria, which also have been applied in computed tomography (CT).
- Self-reported home environmental risk factors for childhood asthma: a cross-sectional study of children in Buffalo, New York
New York State Department of Health, Bureau of Environmental and Occupational Epidemiology, Troy, New York 12180 2216, USA
J Asthma 45:325-32. 2008
..risk factors for asthma from a cross-sectional study of children 1 to 17 years of age living in Buffalo, New York. A child's primary caretaker completed a questionnaire about the household's demographics, lifestyle habits, ..
- Health information technology and health information exchange in New York State: new initiatives in implementation and evaluation
Lisa M Kern
Department of Public Health, Weill Cornell Medical College, 411 East 69th Street, New York, NY 10021, USA
J Biomed Inform 40:S17-20. 2007
..b>New York State is investing heavily in HIT and HIE adoption through the HEAL NY program...