southwestern united states

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Summary: The geographic area of the southwestern region of the United States. The states usually included in this region are Arizona, California, Colorado, Nevada, New Mexico, Texas, and Utah.

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  1. ncbi Prevalence and antigenic differences observed between Bovine viral diarrhea virus subgenotypes isolated from cattle in Australia and feedlots in the southwestern United States
    Julia F Ridpath
    Virus and Prion Diseases of Livestock Research Unit, National Animal Disease Center, USDA, Agricultural Research Service, 1920 Dayton Avenue, P O Box 70, Ames, IA 50010, USA
    J Vet Diagn Invest 22:184-91. 2010
  2. ncbi Genetic variation in IGF1, IGFBP3, IRS1, IRS2 and risk of breast cancer in women living in Southwestern United States
    M L Slattery
    University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah 84108, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 104:197-209. 2007
  3. ncbi Diet composition and risk of overweight and obesity in women living in the southwestern United States
    Maureen A Murtaugh
    Division of Clinical Epidemiology, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 107:1311-21. 2007
  4. ncbi Association of Bactericera cockerelli (Homoptera: Psyllidae) with "zebra chip," a new potato disease in southwestern United States and Mexico
    J E Munyaneza
    USDA ARS, Yakima Agricultural Research Laboratory, Wapato, WA 98951, USA
    J Econ Entomol 100:656-63. 2007
  5. ncbi Trichinella infection in wildlife of the southwestern United States
    E Pozio
    Laboratory of Parasitology, , Rome, Italy
    J Parasitol 87:1208-10. 2001
  6. ncbi Comorbidity and disability in elderly Mexican and Mexican American adults: findings from Mexico and the southwestern United States
    Kushang V Patel
    Laboratory of Epidemiology, Demography, and Biometry, National Institute on Aging, 7201 Wisconsin Avenue, Suite 3C309, Bethesda, MD 20892 9205, USA
    J Aging Health 18:315-29. 2006
  7. ncbi Late Holocene climate and cultural changes in the southwestern United States
    V J Polyak
    Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, University of New Mexico, 200 Yale Boulevard, Albuquerque, NM 87131, USA
    Science 294:148-51. 2001
  8. ncbi IL6, aspirin, nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, and breast cancer risk in women living in the southwestern United States
    Martha L Slattery
    Health Research Center, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84117, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 16:747-55. 2007
  9. ncbi Use of herbal remedies by diabetic Hispanic women in the southwestern United States
    Lane Johnson
    Arizona Health Sciences Center, College of Medicine, Tucson, AZ, USA
    Phytother Res 20:250-5. 2006
  10. ncbi Larval behavior of four Culex (Diptera: Culicidae) associated with treatment wetlands in the southwestern United States
    Parker D Workman
    Department of Entomology, University of California, Riverside, CA 92521 0314, USA
    J Vector Ecol 28:213-28. 2003

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  1. ncbi Prevalence and antigenic differences observed between Bovine viral diarrhea virus subgenotypes isolated from cattle in Australia and feedlots in the southwestern United States
    Julia F Ridpath
    Virus and Prion Diseases of Livestock Research Unit, National Animal Disease Center, USDA, Agricultural Research Service, 1920 Dayton Avenue, P O Box 70, Ames, IA 50010, USA
    J Vet Diagn Invest 22:184-91. 2010
    ..The present study establishes a foundation for further studies examining whether vaccine protection can be improved by basing vaccines on the BVDV subgenotypes prevalent in the region in which the vaccine is to be used...
  2. ncbi Genetic variation in IGF1, IGFBP3, IRS1, IRS2 and risk of breast cancer in women living in Southwestern United States
    M L Slattery
    University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah 84108, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 104:197-209. 2007
    ..An insulin-related pathway to breast cancer has been hypothesized...
  3. ncbi Diet composition and risk of overweight and obesity in women living in the southwestern United States
    Maureen A Murtaugh
    Division of Clinical Epidemiology, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 107:1311-21. 2007
    ..We assessed the association of dietary patterns and macronutrient composition with overweight and obesity in Hispanic and non-Hispanic white women...
  4. ncbi Association of Bactericera cockerelli (Homoptera: Psyllidae) with "zebra chip," a new potato disease in southwestern United States and Mexico
    J E Munyaneza
    USDA ARS, Yakima Agricultural Research Laboratory, Wapato, WA 98951, USA
    J Econ Entomol 100:656-63. 2007
    ..Of the 47 samples of potato psyllids tested, only two tested positive for the Columbia Basin potato purple top phytoplasma...
  5. ncbi Trichinella infection in wildlife of the southwestern United States
    E Pozio
    Laboratory of Parasitology, , Rome, Italy
    J Parasitol 87:1208-10. 2001
    ..This is the first report of Trichinella infection in wildlife of New Mexico and Texas and extends the distribution of T. murrelli into the southwestern United States near the border of Mexico.
  6. ncbi Comorbidity and disability in elderly Mexican and Mexican American adults: findings from Mexico and the southwestern United States
    Kushang V Patel
    Laboratory of Epidemiology, Demography, and Biometry, National Institute on Aging, 7201 Wisconsin Avenue, Suite 3C309, Bethesda, MD 20892 9205, USA
    J Aging Health 18:315-29. 2006
    ..Despite differences in prevalence, the associations of morbidity and comorbidity with disability had similar magnitudes in both populations...
  7. ncbi Late Holocene climate and cultural changes in the southwestern United States
    V J Polyak
    Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, University of New Mexico, 200 Yale Boulevard, Albuquerque, NM 87131, USA
    Science 294:148-51. 2001
    ..Mountains during the late Holocene record a 4000-year annually resolved climate history for the southwestern United States. Annual banding, hiatuses, and high-precision uranium-series dating show a present day-like climate from ..
  8. ncbi IL6, aspirin, nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, and breast cancer risk in women living in the southwestern United States
    Martha L Slattery
    Health Research Center, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84117, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 16:747-55. 2007
    ..American cases, and 924 Hispanic/Native American controls) was conducted among women living in the southwestern United States (4-Corner's Breast Cancer Study)...
  9. ncbi Use of herbal remedies by diabetic Hispanic women in the southwestern United States
    Lane Johnson
    Arizona Health Sciences Center, College of Medicine, Tucson, AZ, USA
    Phytother Res 20:250-5. 2006
    ..A secondary purpose was to review the literature on identified herbs to assess their likely effects on diabetes...
  10. ncbi Larval behavior of four Culex (Diptera: Culicidae) associated with treatment wetlands in the southwestern United States
    Parker D Workman
    Department of Entomology, University of California, Riverside, CA 92521 0314, USA
    J Vector Ecol 28:213-28. 2003
    ..Species-specific behavioral differences of larvae may have contributed to the discrepancies of species relative abundance in larval surveys versus emerging adult mosquito collections at constructed wetlands noted in previous studies...
  11. pmc Metabolic syndrome: prevalence among American Indian and Alaska native people living in the southwestern United States and in Alaska
    Catherine Schumacher
    Office of Alaska Native Health Research, Community Health Services, Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium, Anchorage, Alaska 99508, USA
    Metab Syndr Relat Disord 6:267-73. 2008
    ..Metabolic syndrome occurs commonly in the United States. The purpose of this study was to measure the prevalence of metabolic syndrome among American Indian and Alaska Native people...
  12. ncbi Chronic liver disease among two American Indian patient populations in the southwestern United States, 2000-2003
    Stephanie R Bialek
    Division of Viral Hepatitis, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Mailstop G 37, 1600 Clifton Road, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    J Clin Gastroenterol 42:949-54. 2008
    ..To determine the etiologies of chronic liver disease among American Indians...
  13. pmc Mortality effects of a copper smelter strike and reduced ambient sulfate particulate matter air pollution
    C Arden Pope
    Department of Economics, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah 84602 2363, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 115:679-83. 2007
    ..Yet there continues to be concern that public policy efforts to improve air quality may not produce actual improvement in human health...
  14. ncbi ESR1, AR, body size, and breast cancer risk in Hispanic and non-Hispanic white women living in the Southwestern United States
    Martha L Slattery
    Health Research Center, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84117, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 105:327-35. 2007
    ..and the CAG repeat of the androgen receptor (AR) gene with risk of breast cancer in women living in the Southwestern United States. Cases (N = 1169 non-Hispanic white (NHW) and 576 Hispanic) with first primary breast cancer were ..
  15. ncbi Perchlorate in the feed-dairy continuum of the southwestern United States
    C A Sanchez
    Department of Soil, Water, and Environmental Sciences, Yuma Agricultural Center, The University of Arizona, Yuma, Arizona 85364, USA
    J Agric Food Chem 56:5443-50. 2008
    ..This study was conducted to evaluate perchlorate in the feed-dairy continuum in the southwestern United States. All feed products collected at dairies in this study had detectable levels of perchlorate as analyzed ..
  16. ncbi Autosomal recessive diseases among the Athabaskans of the southwestern United States: recent advances and implications for the future
    Robert P Erickson
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona 85701, USA
    Am J Med Genet A 149:2602-11. 2009
    ..appears to have occurred with the migration of Athabaskans from Northwest North America to the Southwestern United States along the Rocky Mountains...
  17. pmc Physical activity and breast cancer risk among women in the southwestern United States
    Martha L Slattery
    Department of Medicine, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84117, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 17:342-53. 2007
    ..01), while among postmenopausal HAI women, physical activity interacted with body mass index (p value, 0.04). These data suggest that physical activity is important in reducing risk of breast cancer in both NHW and HAI women...
  18. ncbi Epidemic typhus meningitis in the southwestern United States
    R F Massung
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Division of Viral and Rickettsial Diseases, Atlanta, GA, 30333 USA
    Clin Infect Dis 32:979-82. 2001
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  19. ncbi The public health epidemiology of type 2 diabetes in children and adolescents: a case study of American Indian adolescents in the Southwestern United States
    A Fagot-Campagna
    Division of Diabetes Translation, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Clin Chim Acta 286:81-95. 1999
    ..These data are used to discuss the principles, applications, and challenges for accurate epidemiologic assessment of type 2 diabetes in children and adolescents...
  20. pmc The prevalence and health burden of self-reported diabetes in older Mexican Americans: findings from the Hispanic established populations for epidemiologic studies of the elderly
    S A Black
    Jennie Sealy Hospital, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston 77555 0460, USA
    Am J Public Health 89:546-52. 1999
    ..The prevalence and health burden of self-reported adult-onset diabetes mellitus were examined in older Mexican Americans...
  21. pmc Long-term studies of hantavirus reservoir populations in the southwestern United States: a synthesis
    J N Mills
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 5:135-42. 1999
    ..longitudinal, mark-recapture studies of hantavirus infection dynamics in reservoir populations in the southwestern United States indicates consistent patterns as well as important differences among sites and host-virus associations...
  22. pmc Long-term studies of hantavirus reservoir populations in the southwestern United States: rationale, potential, and methods
    J N Mills
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 5:95-101. 1999
    ..After the 1993 HPS outbreak in the southwestern United States, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention initiated long-term studies of the temporal dynamics of ..
  23. pmc Rodent-associated Bartonella febrile illness, Southwestern United States
    Jonathan Iralu
    US Public Health Service, Gallup, New Mexico, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 12:1081-6. 2006
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  24. pmc Satellite imagery characterizes local animal reservoir populations of Sin Nombre virus in the southwestern United States
    Gregory E Glass
    W Harry Feinstone Department of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology and Department of Environmental Health Sciences, The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 99:16817-22. 2002
    ..Areas with persistently high-risk environmental conditions may serve as refugia for the survival of SNV in local mouse populations...
  25. ncbi Prevalence of self-reported arthritis among elders from Latin America and the Caribbean and among Mexican Americans from the southwestern United States
    Soham Al Snih
    Sealy Center on Aging, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX 77555 0460, USA
    J Aging Health 18:207-23. 2006
    ..functional limitations in elders from Latin America and the Caribbean and in Mexican Americans from the southwestern United States. This study includes 8,122 elderly aged 60 and older from seven Latin America and Caribbean countries ..
  26. ncbi Characteristics of hip fractures among hospitalized elder Mexican American Black and White Medicare beneficiaries in the Southwestern United States
    David V Espino
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, The University of Texas, Health Science Center, San Antonio, Texas 78229, USA
    Aging Clin Exp Res 20:344-8. 2008
    ..This study aims to examine characteristics and utilization patterns of older Mexican Americans compared to Whites and Blacks, hospitalized for hip fracture in the Southwestern United States.
  27. ncbi Diffusion of clean indoor air ordinances in the southwestern United States
    Everett M Rogers
    Department of Communication and Journalism, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, USA
    Health Educ Behav 35:683-97. 2008
    ..the process through which clean indoor air ordinances were considered in 10 communities in the southwestern United States and key factors that influenced diffusion and adoption...
  28. ncbi Landscape associations of the sand fly, Lutzomyia (Heleocyrtomyia) apache (Diptera: Psychodidae), in the southwestern United States: a geographic information system analysis
    M V Herrero
    School of Veterinary Medicine, Universidad Nacionale, Herredia, Costa Rica
    J Vector Ecol 29:205-11. 2004
    ..The spatial relationship between the estimated distribution of L. apache and the location of livestock exposed to vesicular stomatitis virus at the onset of recent outbreaks is presented...
  29. ncbi Clinical features of hepatitis C-infected patients with persistently normal alanine transaminase levels in the Southwestern United States
    M M Jamal
    Division of Gastroenterology, University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center, Albuquerque, NM 87131 5271, USA
    Hepatology 30:1307-11. 1999
    ..In these patients the hepatitis C RNA level was lower compared with abnormal ALT patients, which may explain the slower fibrosis progression rate...
  30. ncbi Antimicrobial resistance and serotype prevalence of Salmonella isolated from dairy cattle in the southwestern United States
    T S Edrington
    USDA ARS SPA, Food and Feed Saftey Research Laboratory, College Station, TX 77845, USA
    Microb Drug Resist 10:51-6. 2004
    ..The most prevalent resistance patterns observed in this study were toward antimicrobial agents commonly used in cattle, while all Salmonella isolates were susceptible to ceftriaxone and ciprofloxacin, antibiotics used in human medicine...
  31. ncbi Genetic structure analysis of three Hispanic populations from Costa Rica, Mexico, and the southwestern United States using Y-chromosome STR markers and mtDNA sequences
    Rebeca Campos-Sánchez
    Centro de Investigacion en Biologia Celular y Molecular, Universidad de Costa Rica, San Pedro, SJ, Costa, USA
    Hum Biol 78:551-63. 2006
    Two hundred seventeen male subjects from Costa Rica, Mexico, and the Hispanic population of the southwestern United States were studied...
  32. ncbi Feeding behavior of triatomines from the southwestern United States: an update on potential risk for transmission of Chagas disease
    Stephen A Klotz
    Section of Infectious Diseases, University of Arizona School of Health Sciences, Tucson, AZ 85724, United States
    Acta Trop 111:114-8. 2009
    ..Thus, based on our observations, we do not believe that T. protracta and T. rubida pose an imminent risk for transmission of Chagas disease to residents of the southwestern United States.
  33. ncbi Human plague in the southwestern United States, 1957-2004: spatial models of elevated risk of human exposure to Yersinia pestis
    Rebecca J Eisen
    Division of Vector Borne Infectious Diseases, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, P O Box 2087, Fort Collins, CO 80522, USA
    J Med Entomol 44:530-7. 2007
    ..within a geographical information system to predict where plague cases are likely to occur within the southwestern United States disease focus...
  34. ncbi A profile of military veterans in the southwestern United States who use complementary and alternative medicine: implications for integrated care
    Carol M Baldwin
    Southern Arizona Veterans Administration Health Care Service Line, Tucson, USA
    Arch Intern Med 162:1697-704. 2002
    ..Complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) use and expenditures are on the rise in the United States. Although civilian users of CAM have been well described, little is known about military veteran users of CAM...
  35. ncbi Symptom prevalence and treatments among mexican americans with type 2 diabetes
    Alexandra A Garcia
    School of Nursing, University of Texas at Austin, 78701, USA
    Diabetes Educ 31:543-54. 2005
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  36. ncbi Relative validity and reliability of a food frequency questionnaire for a triethnic population of 1-year-old to 3-year-old children from low-income families
    Deborah M Klohe
    Division of Nutrutional Sciences, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 105:727-34. 2005
    ..To develop and validate a food frequency questionnaire (FFQ) for low-income, 1- to 3-year-old Hispanic, African-American, and white children...
  37. ncbi The socio-economic and cultural impediments to well-being along the US-Mexico border
    M Ruiz-Beltran
    Department of International Health, George Washington University, School of Public Health and Health Services, Washington, DC 20037, USA
    J Community Health 26:123-32. 2001
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  38. ncbi Cardiac health: relationships among hostility, spirituality, and health risk
    Renee Sethness
    School of Nursing and Health Professions, University of the Incarnate Word, San Antonio, TX 78209, USA
    J Nurs Care Qual 20:81-9. 2005
    ..The tools to assess cardiac risk (blood pressure, history, capillary blood screening, body mass index) are all "low tech" and low cost but used together are powerful in identifying risk populations...
  39. ncbi A comparison of the use of home care services by Anglo-American and Mexican American elders
    Janice D Crist
    College of Nursing, University of Arizona, Tucson, USA
    J Transcult Nurs 18:339-48. 2007
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  40. ncbi Cultural traditions as "protective factors" among Latino children of illicit drug users
    Felipe González Castro
    Department of Psychology, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona 85287 1104, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 42:621-42. 2007
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  41. ncbi Cultural attitudes, knowledge, and skills of a health workforce
    Mary Elaine Jones
    University of the Incarnate Word School of Nursing and Health Professions, San Antonio, Texas, USA
    J Transcult Nurs 15:283-90. 2004
    ..Educational interventions may enhance workers' knowledge. Whether such enhanced knowledge yields improved patient care outcomes remains to be answered...
  42. ncbi The health of the California region bordering Mexico
    Alvaro Garza
    Latino Center for Medical Education and Research, University of California, San Francisco Fresno, 93710 7702, USA
    J Immigr Health 6:137-44. 2004
    ..Conversely, the region's and Latinos' experience with breast cancer mortality and infant mortality is favorable. Recommendations include binational collaborations in assessing and improving the health of our border communities...
  43. pmc Population-based case-control study of diabetes and breast cancer risk in Hispanic and non-Hispanic White women living in US southwestern states
    Dana E Rollison
    Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, H Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute, Tampa, FL 33612, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 167:447-56. 2008
    ..in a population-based case-control study of Hispanic and non-Hispanic White women living in the southwestern United States. Breast cancer cases diagnosed in 1999-2004 were identified through state cancer registries (1,526 non-..
  44. ncbi Predicting breast-feeding attrition: adapting the breast-feeding attrition prediction tool
    Sara L Gill
    School of Nursing, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, TX 78229, USA
    J Perinat Neonatal Nurs 21:216-24. 2007
    ..However, assessing a woman's intention to breast-feed prior to birth would identify women at risk for breast-feeding attrition...
  45. ncbi Ethnic identity and self-esteem: examining the role of social context
    Adriana J Umaña-Taylor
    Department of Human and Community Development, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, 905 S Goodwin Avenue, MC 180, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    J Adolesc 27:139-46. 2004
    ..Consistent with ecological theory, these findings challenge researchers to design future studies in ways such that multiple layers of context and their influence on development can be examined...
  46. ncbi A linguistic investigation of mediators between religious commitment and health behaviors in older adolescents
    Lynn Rew
    The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas, USA
    Issues Compr Pediatr Nurs 30:71-86. 2007
    ..Implications of findings and directions for future research are discussed...
  47. ncbi Criminal history and assaults on intimate partners by Mexican American and non-Mexican White college students
    Ignacio Luis Ramirez
    Texas Tech University, TX, USA
    J Interpers Violence 20:1628-47. 2005
    ..This study also found differences between Mexican American and non-Mexican White students in reference to minor assaults on a partner...
  48. ncbi The relationship between adolescent depression and a history of sexual abuse
    Ruth S Buzi
    Teen Health Clinic, Baylor College of Medicine, One Baylor Plaza, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Adolescence 42:679-88. 2007
    ..These findings highlight the importance of screening concurrently for depression and a history of sexual abuse in family planning and other healthcare settings...
  49. ncbi Mexican-American ethnicity and cognitive function: findings from an elderly southwestern sample
    Peter L Heller
    Departments of Neuropsychiatry and Behavioral Science, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, El Paso, TX, USA
    J Neuropsychiatry Clin Neurosci 18:350-5. 2006
    ..The authors conclude that a dependable and clinically meaningful negative association exists between Mexican-American ethnicity and late-life cognitive function in this region that is mediated by as yet unmeasured variables...
  50. ncbi Voices of Mexican American caregivers for family members with cancer: on becoming stronger
    Jo Nell Wells
    Texas Christian University, Harris College of Nursing and Health Sciences, Fort Worth, TX 76129, USA
    J Transcult Nurs 19:223-33. 2008
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  51. pmc Social contexts of drug offers among American Indian youth and their relationship to substance use: an exploratory study
    Stephen Kulis
    Department of Sociology, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ 85287 4802, USA
    Cultur Divers Ethnic Minor Psychol 12:30-44. 2006
    ..The study underscores the need for development of culturally grounded prevention programs in schools, reservations, and nonreservation communities...
  52. ncbi Trajectory of weight changes in the first 6 weeks postpartum
    Lorraine O Walker
    School of Nursing at The University of Texas at Austin 78701 1499, USA
    J Obstet Gynecol Neonatal Nurs 35:472-81. 2006
    ..To determine the trajectory of postpartum weight changes and to examine associations between weight change in the first 6 weeks postpartum and demographic, clinical, psychosocial, and behavioral variables...
  53. ncbi Cardiovascular risk among older Hispanic women: a pilot study
    Annette Etnyre
    University of the Incarnate Word, San Antonio, TX, USA
    AAOHN J 54:120-8. 2006
    ..Spirituality scores were higher than average; individuals with higher anxiety scores had lower spirituality scores. More research is needed to determine the health needs of unskilled workers with limited education in employment settings...
  54. ncbi Building a scientific base for nutrition care of Hispanic nursing home residents
    Bronwynne C Evans
    University of Arizona College of Nursing, Tucson, USA
    Geriatr Nurs 27:273-9. 2006
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  55. ncbi Genetic admixture among Hispanics and candidate gene polymorphisms: potential for confounding in a breast cancer study?
    Carol Sweeney
    Department of Internal Medicine Health Research Center, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 16:142-50. 2007
    ..CRRs from simulated scenarios indicated that appreciable confounding by admixture would occur only when within-group candidate SNP allele frequency differences are much larger than any that we observed...
  56. ncbi Perceptions of health and self-care learning needs of outpatients with HIV/AIDS
    Elnora P Mendias
    The University of Texas Medical Branch School of Nursing, Galveston, TX 77555 1029, USA
    J Community Health Nurs 24:49-64. 2007
    ..A statistically significant difference (p=.027) was noted in communication needs of participants diagnosed with HIV versus AIDS. Findings have led to practice changes, health promotion activities, and further research...
  57. ncbi Physical activity patterns and obesity in Hispanic and non-Hispanic white women
    Martha L Slattery
    University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84108, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 38:33-41. 2006
    ..In this paper, we describe physical activity patterns of Hispanic and non-Hispanic white women living in the southwestern United States and the effects of these patterns on obesity.
  58. ncbi The social construction and conceptualization of sexual health among Mexican American women
    Yolanda R Davila
    University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Res Theory Nurs Pract 19:357-68. 2005
    ..Study findings are discussed within a socio-cultural framework for sexual health promotion intervention for both adolescent and adult Mexican American women...
  59. ncbi After-rape among three populations in the Southwest: a time of mourning, a time for recovery
    Keith V Bletzer
    Arizona State University, AZ, USA
    Violence Against Women 12:5-29. 2006
    ..These variations, and more established commonalities, provide baseline material for strengthening primary and secondary interventions for women who have experienced sexual violence...
  60. pmc God forbid! Substance use among religious and non-religious youth
    Flavio Francisco Marsiglia
    Department of Social Work, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ 85287, USA
    Am J Orthopsychiatry 75:585-98. 2005
    ..Overall, the impact of religiosity on reported drug use did not differ significantly for more and less acculturated Latino youth...
  61. pmc Ethnicity and ethnic identity as predictors of drug norms and drug use among preadolescents in the US Southwest
    Flavio Francisco Marsiglia
    School of Social Work, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona 85287 3711, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 39:1061-94. 2004
    ..Implications for prevention programs tailored for Mexican/Mexican American students are discussed...
  62. ncbi Explaining Mexican American workers' hearing protection use with the health promotion model
    Madeleine J Kerr
    University of Minnesota School of Nursing, Minneapolis, 55455, USA
    Nurs Res 51:100-9. 2002
    ..Mexican American workers are vulnerable to noise-induced hearing loss, the most common occupational disease in the United States...
  63. pmc Prevalence of and risk factors for exertional chest pain in older Mexican Americans
    Kushang V Patel
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Community Health and the Sealy Center on Aging, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, USA
    Am J Public Health 93:433-5. 2003
  64. ncbi Family or friends: who plays a greater supportive role for Latino college students?
    Norma Rodriguez
    Department of Psychology, Pitzer College, 1050 North Mills, Claremont, California 91711, USA
    Cultur Divers Ethnic Minor Psychol 9:236-50. 2003
    ..Neither family nor friend support moderated the effects of stress on psychological adjustment. Further examination of these variables that assess common-specific stresses within a culture-specific theoretical framework is recommended...
  65. ncbi Psychological well-being of working women: a cross-cultural perspective
    Jennie Ward Robinson
    Alzheimer s Association, 919 North Michigan Avenue, Suite 1100, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Curr Womens Health Rep 2:214-8. 2002
    ..These results have implications for workplace policies and procedures, and point to the necessity of including the perspectives of minority subjects in future work-family research...
  66. ncbi Creating healthy environments: household-based health behaviors of contemporary Mexican American women
    Cindy Mendelson
    College of Nursing, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM 87131, USA
    J Community Health Nurs 20:147-59. 2003
    ..Awareness of the activities that women use to create and support household health can enhance the practice of nurses interested in supporting women's health work and improving health outcomes in the Mexican American community...
  67. ncbi Adolescents' experiences of childbirth: contrasts with adults
    Lisa Kane Low
    Department of Obstetrics Gynecology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA
    J Midwifery Womens Health 48:192-8. 2003
    ..The results provide an entrée into understanding unique characteristics of giving birth as an adolescent and potential roles health care providers can play to promote a positive experience...
  68. ncbi Health perceptions of Mexican American women
    Cindy Mendelson
    College of Nursing, University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center, USA
    J Transcult Nurs 13:210-7. 2002
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  69. ncbi AIDS knowledge and measurement considerations with unacculturated Latinos
    Chris McQuiston
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Nursing, USA
    West J Nurs Res 24:354-72. 2002
    ..The findings suggest that the Likert-type format is confusing for, and does not accurately reflect knowledge in, recently arrived Mexican immigrants...
  70. ncbi School-based health center viability: application of the COPC model
    Linda C Summers
    Behavioral Science Faculty, Southern New Mexico Family Practice Residency Program, Las Cruces, New Mexico 88011, USA
    Issues Compr Pediatr Nurs 26:231-51. 2003
    ..A short feedback loop contributed to program refinements, and ongoing evaluation continues to shape the practice of health care providers in the school-based health care center...
  71. ncbi The emergence of ethnic and racial attitudes in preschool-aged children
    Kurt Kowalski
    Department of Human Development and Family Studies, Texas Tech University, Lubbuck, TX, USA
    J Soc Psychol 143:677-90. 2003
    ....
  72. ncbi Spiritual needs of patients with cancer and family caregivers
    Elizabeth Johnston Taylor
    School of Nursing, Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, CA, USA
    Cancer Nurs 26:260-6. 2003
    ..caregivers receiving care from inpatient and outpatient units at two metropolitan hospitals in the southwestern United States. In-depth, tape-recorded, semistructured interviews were analyzed using the process of data reduction, ..
  73. ncbi The importance of perspective: evaluation of hospice care from multiple stakeholders
    Kelly Hiatt
    Department of Human Services, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, Ohio 43403, USA
    Am J Hosp Palliat Care 24:376-82. 2007
    ..Findings from this study are compared with previous research on hospice care and the implications of the results to the provision and continued development of hospice care are discussed...
  74. ncbi Assessment of caregivers' willingness to participate in an intervention research study
    Margaret R Murphy
    University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio School of Nursing, San Antonio, TX, USA
    Res Nurs Health 30:347-55. 2007
    ..These findings support the importance of many different strategies for effective recruitment of caregivers in future studies...
  75. ncbi Quality of life: subjective descriptions of challenges to patients with end stage renal disease
    Safaa Al-Arabi
    University of Texas Medical Branch, School of Nursing, Galveston, TX, USA
    Nephrol Nurs J 33:285-92. 2006
    ..The objective of this qualitative study was to describe how persons with end stage renal disease (ESRD) experience and manage the quality of their daily lives...
  76. ncbi A study of Family Councils in nursing homes
    Linda Cox Curry
    Texas Christian University, Harris College of Nursing and Health Sciences, TX, USA
    Geriatr Nurs 28:245-53. 2007
    ..The survey was mailed to administrators in all 60 licensed NHs in a metropolitan county in the southwestern United States. Results: Sixteen NH administrators responded, with 12 (75%) of the 16 reporting the presence of an ..
  77. ncbi Conceptualization and development of the Acceptance of Chronic Health Conditions Scale
    Alexa Stuifbergen
    The University of Texas at Austin, School of Nursing, Austin, TX 78701, USA
    Issues Ment Health Nurs 29:101-14. 2008
    ..Data obtained from a sample of 822 persons with multiple sclerosis and a sample of more than 2,000 polio survivors support the reliability and validity of the new Acceptance of Chronic Health Conditions Scale...
  78. doi The contribution of depression and spirituality to symptom burden in chronic heart failure
    Gary Michael Gusick
    St Luke s Episcopal Health System, 6720 Bertner Avenue, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Arch Psychiatr Nurs 22:53-5. 2008
  79. ncbi Re: "evaluation of mortality data for older Mexican Americans: implications for the Hispanic paradox"
    Kushang V Patel
    Am J Epidemiol 160:1030-1. 2004
  80. ncbi Student perceptions of team learning in nursing education
    Carol E Feingold
    University of Arizona College of Nursing, Tucson, Arizona 85721 0203, USA
    J Nurs Educ 47:214-22. 2008
    ..clinical nursing course in a baccalaureate nursing program at a Research I state university in the southwestern United States. Team learning engages small groups in learning tasks that require problem solving and decision making...
  81. ncbi Older adolescents' perceptions of the social context, impact, and development of their spiritual/religious beliefs and practices
    Lynn Rew
    The University of Texas at Austin School of Nursing, Austin, Texas, USA
    Issues Compr Pediatr Nurs 30:55-68. 2007
    ..Findings add to the description of how religious and spiritual beliefs develop during adolescence...
  82. ncbi Faculty's perceptions of humanistic teaching in nursing baccalaureate programs
    Shieu Ming Chou
    Department of Nursing, Chang Jung Christian University, Taiwan
    J Nurs Res 11:57-64. 2003
    ..The findings showed that there are five essential elements in faculty's perceptions of humanistic teaching in nursing baccalaureate programs: availability, caring, authenticity, empowerment, and a transformative curriculum...
  83. ncbi Correlates of dietary quality and weight retention in postpartum women
    Eileen R Fowles
    Mennonite College of Nursing at Illinois State University, Normal, IL 61790 5810, USA
    J Community Health Nurs 23:183-97. 2006
    ..A gap exists in the nutrition education and weight management of women after childbirth that allows for a reversal of the healthy eating patterns adopted during pregnancy and throughout the ensuing postpartum life transition...
  84. pmc Field research with underserved minorities: the ideal and the real
    Arlene Rubin Stiffman
    The George Warren Brown School of Social Work, Comorbidity and Addictions Center, Washington University, St Louis, MO 63130, USA
    J Urban Health 82:iii56-66. 2005
    ..Of major import is the recognition that there are no easy answers to such issues within research...
  85. ncbi Generations Exercising Together to Improve Fitness (GET FIT): a pilot study designed to increase physical activity and improve health-related fitness in three generations of women
    Lynda B Ransdell
    Department of Kinesiology, Boise State University, ID 83725 1710, USA
    Women Health 40:77-94. 2004
    ..Findings should be interpreted with caution due to several limitations of the study, but several suggestions are made for more effectively studying this topic in the future...
  86. ncbi Stressors and social support perceptions predict illness attitudes and care-seeking intentions: re-examining the sick role
    Nathan Miczo
    Department of Communication, Western Illinois University, Macomb, IL 61455, USA
    Health Commun 16:347-61. 2004
    ..Regression analyses revealed that stressors and support perceptions did exhibit some ability to predict the sick role. Results are discussed in terms of their implications for health communication research...
  87. ncbi Childhood physical and sexual abuse and subsequent alcohol and drug use disorders in two American-Indian tribes
    Anne M Libby
    American Indian and Alaska Native Programs, Department of Psychiatry, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Aurora, Colorado, USA
    J Stud Alcohol 65:74-83. 2004
    ....
  88. pmc Social epidemiology of trauma among 2 American Indian reservation populations
    Spero M Manson
    American Indian Program, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Aurora 80045 0508, USA
    Am J Public Health 95:851-9. 2005
    ..We examined the prevalence of trauma in 2 large American Indian communities in an attempt to describe demographic correlates and to compare findings with a representative sample of the US population...
  89. ncbi Childhood cancer among Alaska Natives
    Anne P Lanier
    Office of Alaska Native Health Research, Division of Community Health Services, Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium, Anchorage, Alaska, USA
    Pediatrics 112:e396. 2003
    ..of the state), who share commonalities with Canadian Athabaskan as well as with Navajo and Apache in the southwestern United States. Tlingit, Haida, and Tsimshian groups reside primarily in the southeast panhandle of the state...
  90. pmc Genetic diversity and distribution of Peromyscus-borne hantaviruses in North America
    M C Monroe
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 5:75-86. 1999
    The 1993 outbreak of hantavirus pulmonary syndrome (HPS) in the southwestern United States was associated with Sin Nombre virus, a rodent-borne hantavirus; The virus' primary reservoir is the deer mouse (Peromyscus maniculatus)...
  91. ncbi Allergic reactions to Triatoma bites
    John E Moffitt
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson, Mississippi 39216, USA
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 91:122-8; quiz 128-30, 194. 2003
    ..of Triatoma bugs are a cause of local cutaneous reactions and anaphylaxis, mainly in the western and southwestern United States. The reactions typically occur at night during sleep, and the bite may not be recognized...
  92. ncbi Chagas disease: progress and new perspectives
    F Sánchez-Sancho
    Instituto de Q Médica, CSIC Juan de la Cierva, 3, 28006 Madrid, Spain
    Curr Med Chem 17:423-52. 2010
    ..7 million of people have Trypanosoma cruzi infection in the 21 endemic countries from the southern and southwestern United States to central Argentina and Chile...
  93. pmc Measuring Tijuana residents' choice of Mexican or U.S. health care services
    S Guendelman
    School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley 94720
    Public Health Rep 105:575-83. 1990
    There is growing concern that the indigent health care burden in the southwestern United States may be caused partly by Mexican residents who cross the border to use U.S. health services...
  94. pmc Actinomyces and nocardia infections in immunocompromised and nonimmunocompromised patients
    D C Dominguez
    University of Texas at El Paso, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 91:35-9. 1999
    ..in five local hospitals was conducted over a 3-year period in El Paso, Texas, a border city, in the southwestern United States. The medical records of 42 patients with suspected nocardiosis or actinomycosis were reviewed...
  95. pmc Prevalence and predictors of cancer screening among American Indian and Alaska native people: the EARTH study
    Mary Catherine Schumacher
    Office of Alaska Native Health Research, Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium, 4000 Ambassador Drive C DCHS, Anchorage, AK 99508, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 19:725-37. 2008
    ....
  96. ncbi Fatal anaphylaxis to indoor native fire ant stings in an infant
    Daniel R More
    Department of Allergy and Immunology, Luke AFB, Arizona 85309, USA
    Am J Forensic Med Pathol 29:62-3. 2008
    ..from the scene were identified by an entomologist as Solenopsis xyloni, a native fire ant endemic to the southwestern United States. Native fire ants have features that distinguish them from IFA...
  97. pmc Prevalence and predictors of home and automobile smoking bans and child environmental tobacco smoke exposure: a cross-sectional study of U.S.- and Mexico-born Hispanic women with young children
    Melissa Gonzales
    Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Department of Internal Medicine, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA
    BMC Public Health 6:265. 2006
    ..S.- and Mexico-born Hispanics in the southwestern United States, and examined the influence of mother's country of birth and smoking practices on voluntary smoking bans ..
  98. ncbi Falls among elderly persons in Latin America and the Caribbean and among elderly Mexican-Americans
    Carlos A Reyes-Ortiz
    University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas 77555 0460, USA
    Rev Panam Salud Publica 17:362-9. 2005
    To estimate the prevalence of and risk factors for falls among community-dwelling elders in Latin America and the Caribbean and among elderly Mexican-Americans in the southwestern United States.
  99. ncbi Spherules, hyphae, and air-crescent sign
    Adriano R Tonelli
    Department of Internal Medicine, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan 48824, USA
    Am J Med Sci 335:504-6. 2008
    Coccidioidomycosis is endemic in the southwestern United States, resulting in 100,000 infections annually. The majority of these infections are asymptomatic or manifest as community-acquired pneumonia...
  100. pmc Melon chlorotic leaf curl virus: characterization and differential reassortment with closest relatives reveal adaptive virulence in the squash leaf curl virus clade and host shifting by the host-restricted bean calico mosaic virus
    A M Idris
    Department of Plant Sciences, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85721, USA
    J Virol 82:1959-67. 2008
    ..the species level were other members of the Squash leaf curl virus (SLCV) clade, which is endemic in the southwestern United States and Mexico...
  101. ncbi Coccidian parasites (Apicomplexa) from snakes in the southcentral and southwestern United States: new host and geographic records
    C T McAllister
    Renal Metabolic Lab, Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Dallas, Texas 75216
    J Parasitol 81:63-8. 1995
    ..This report documents 27 new host and several distributional records for coccidians from snakes in the southcentral and southwestern United States.

Research Grants62

  1. Intraspecies Transmission and Infectivity of Insectivore-Borne Hantaviruses
    Richard Yanagihara; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..an outbreak of a rapidly progressive cardiopulmonary disease erupted in the Four Corners region of the southwestern United States. That a hantavirus, harbored by a neotomine rodent species identified as a reservoir host a decade ..
  2. KRIT1 in Vascular Development and Dysfunction
    Kevin J Whitehead; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..A large population with hereditary CCM disease is found in New Mexico and the Southwestern United States in which the disease is caused by mutations in the gene, KRIT1...
  3. The Risk of Long-Term Care in Older Mexican-American Families
    Jacqueline L Angel; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..the older Hispanic population in the United States, and specifically the region closest to Mexico, the Southwestern United States, which suffers greatly on most socioeconomic indicators...
  4. Genomic Mechanisms of Chromosomal Rearrangements in Drosophila Pseudoobscura
    Stephen W Schaeffer; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..forming clines or gradients whose major frequency shifts occur with major climatic zones in the southwestern United States. The gene arrangement frequencies cycle with the seasons and show altitudinal clines...
  5. The Southwest Comprehensive Center for Drug Discovery and Development
    NATHALIE contact MEURICE; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Advancing new therapeutic targets into innovative drugs is a major translational bottleneck in the southwestern United States. To address this urgent need, we aim to build a critical resource closing major medicinal chemistry ..
  6. Riparian nutrients and food webs on a regulated river
    TERESA TIBBETS; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..New Mexico, contains one of the most extensive riparian forests of native cottonwood remaining in the southwestern United States. The objectives of the proposed study are to examine the role of flooding on cottonwood nutrient ..
  7. IMMUNOREACTIVE MACROMOLECULES OF COCCIDIOIDES CELL TYPES
    Garry Cole; Fiscal Year: 2001
    Coccidioidomycosis is a systemic fungal infection common to southwestern United States. Most infections are self-limiting, but some patients develop disseminated coccidioidomycosis or persistent disease, either one of which can be life ..
  8. Genetic Characterization and Biology of Plague from Multiple Foci
    David Wagner; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..In addition, we will genetically characterize multiple epizootic Y. pestis populations from the southwestern United States, including populations on Navajo Nation...
  9. MOLECULAR STRATEGIES TOWARDS A COCCIDIOIDOMYCOSIS VACCIN
    Theo Kirkland; Fiscal Year: 2003
    OVERALL DESCRIPTION (Adapted from application): Coccidioidomycosis is an important infection in the Southwestern United States responsible for considerable morbidity and mortality...
  10. RISK FACTORS FOR AMPUTATION IN DIABETIC SIOUX INDIANS
    CHRIS BURD; Fiscal Year: 1992
    ..However, only the ongoing study of the Pimatribe in the southwestern United States has generated published data specific to LEA within a Native American population...
  11. Culturally Tailored Ethics Training for the Latino Comm*
    CAMILLE NEBEKER; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..California/Mexico Border region and then expand throughout California and other border states in the Southwestern United States (Arizona, New Mexico, Texas)...
  12. Coccidiodes immitis Genome Sequencing Project
    Malcolm Gardner; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..There are an estimated 100,000 new cases of Valley Fever in the southwestern United States each year, but the disease is also found in parts of Central and South America...
  13. PEDIATRIC AIDS CLINICAL TRIALS GROUP
    Stephen Spector; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..expanded out Unit's ability to recruit pregnant women and children into clinical trials from the southwestern United States. We believe that the UCSD PACTU's record of past achievement and its plans for the future will ..
  14. SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY COMMUNITY CLINICAL ONCOLOGY PROGRAM
    Marshall Flam; Fiscal Year: 1992
    ..This is the only rural CCOP in the Southwestern United States. It benefits over one million people in 205 cities and towns, scattered throughout a six-county area ..
  15. Health Promotion for Women with Fibromyalgia
    Alexa Stuifbergen; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Hierarchical linear modeling techniques will be used to determine the significance of group by time interactions across the four measurement periods. ..
  16. Computer-Assisted Cognitive Rehabilitation Intervention for Persons with MS
    Alexa K Stuifbergen; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The proposed study will test a computer-assisted cognitive rehabilitation intervention that is designed to improve both cognitive performance and cognitive competence for functioning in everyday life. ..
  17. HEALTH PROMOTION AND QUALITY OF LIFE IN CHRONIC ILLNESS
    Alexa Stuifbergen; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Longitudinal data will be analyzed with hierarchical linear models (HIM) and structural equation modeling techniques. ..
  18. Reducing High-Risk College Drinking Environments
    John Clapp; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..The proposed research program is designed to systematically address gaps in the literature concerning environmental prevention among college students. ..
  19. A PROSPECTIVE STUDY OF ALASKA NATIVES & AMERICAN INDIANS
    MARTHA OR MARTY SLATTERY; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The AIAN cohort will serve as a resource to enhance research and training activities of AIAN students interested in health research, health education, and general public health. ..
  20. Disablement Process in Mexican American Older Adults
    Kenneth Ottenbacher; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The findings will extend our understanding of how frailty impacts independence and quality of life in the rapidly expanding Mexican American older adult population. ..
  21. INDEPENDENT SCIENTIST AWARD
    Kenneth Ottenbacher; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....
  22. Southwest Interdisciplinary Research Consortium (SIRC)
    Flavio Marsiglia; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..This public health initiative follows the health promotion and disease prevention objectives of Healthy People 2000 (priority areas: 3, 4, 6, and 8) and the "Initiative on Race and Health" of Healthy People 2010. ..
  23. DIET AND SOMATIC MUTATIONS IN COLON CANCER
    MARTHA OR MARTY SLATTERY; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..e. p53, K-ras, and microsatellite instability). Differences in colon and rectal tumors will be compared. Additionally data from rectal tumors will be combined with that from colon tumors to define disease pathways. ..
  24. Growth Factors and Colon Cancer
    MARTHA OR MARTY SLATTERY; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..This study builds on a unique existing resource to study genetic and environmental associations with colorectal cancer. It will provide insight into colon cancer etiology and therefore avenues to disease prevention. ..
  25. Drug Resistance Strategies: The Next Generation
    Flavio Marsiglia; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..The research design includes mediational and process analyses. Results from this research will inform future replicability of the DRS approach and advance existing knowledge about culturally-grounded drug abuse prevention intervention. ..
  26. FOUR-CORNERS BREAST AND ENDOMETRIAL CANCER STUDY
    MARTHA OR MARTY SLATTERY; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..C-peptide, glycosylated hemoglobin, IGF-1, and IGFBP3 will be evaluated with respect to breast and endometrial cancer in a subset of women. ..
  27. Sociocultural validity in the context of DSM comorbidity
    Janette Beals; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..This study has important public health implications as we move towards DSM-V, both for American Indian populations but also more generally, as we seek to improve the psychiatric diagnostic process. ..
  28. A Longitudinal Study of Health Risk Behavior in Youth
    DONNA REW; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  29. Developing Health Behaviors in Middle Adolescence
    DONNA LYNN REW; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  30. SEXUAL HEALTH PRACTICES OF HOMELESS ADOLESCENTS
    DONNA REW; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The expected outcome is an effective, brief intervention for promoting sexual health that can be delivered to homeless adolescents in an unsheltered environment. ..
  31. Health Concordance in Older Mexican American Couples
    MARY PEEK; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Structural equation modeling will be used for model estimation on three waves of data (1993-94 -1998/9.) ..
  32. Stroke Recovery in Underserved Populations
    Glenn Ostir; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The work is also important as it has the potential to "contribute important insights into why some do well and others do poorly in the face of persistent challenges." ..
  33. Positive Emotions and Exceptional Healthy Aging
    Glenn Ostir; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..S. Findings from this R03 application will generate data for an R01 application examining cross-national differences and similarities in healthy aging for older Hispanics in the U.S., Mexico, and Latin America. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  34. Effects of Stressors on Drug Use in Young, Poor Women
    Z Helen Wu; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Clarifying such relationship should help in the development of targeted, effective preventions and interventions to prevent transitions from drug use to abuse and dependence in adulthood. ..
  35. Club Drug Use in Young, Low Income Women
    Z Wu; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..These study methods and findings will be used to design a randomized controlled trial of these prevention strategies in our family I planning population of 27,000 patient visits annually. ..
  36. YOUTHS' ACCESS TO MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES: A CAREER AWARD
    Arlene Stiffman; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..What is the relationship of problem persistence to service configuration change over time? and; 3.) What is the relationship of barriers (which will change over time) to changes in service configurations? ..
  37. Health Maintenance Consortium Resource Center
    Marcia Ory; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..abstract_text> ..
  38. Advancing Social Work Research in Addictions and HIV
    Arlene Stiffman; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..The intention is that this will be the first of a series of conferences hosted sequentially by the funded centers. ..
  39. Colorectal Screening Capacity Building Conference
    David Alberts; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Continued capacity building and future collaboration will also be woven into this conference to serve as a stone to build upon in the future. ..
  40. DIFFUSION MRI AS BIOMARKER FOR THERAPY RESPONSE IN BREAST CANCER METASTASES
    Alison T Stopeck; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  41. Korean Immigrants & Mammography-Culture-Specific Health Intervention (KIM-CHI)
    Eunice E Lee; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  42. ENDOTOXIN INDUCED MUCOUS CELL METAPLASIA
    Yohannes Tesfaigzi; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..abstract_text> ..
  43. Spanish Translation and Validation of Sleep Measures
    Carol Baldwin; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  44. Complementary Alternative Medicine
    JOSE LOERA; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..
  45. Reducing Postpartum Weight Retention Among Low Income, Ethnically Diverse Women
    Lorraine Walker; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  46. Family Based Prevention for Childhood Anxiety
    Golda Ginsburg; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The specific aim of Study 2 is to conduct a controlled pilot evaluation of a family-based prevention intervention for reducing current levels of anxiety and preventing the onset of anxiety disorders in the offspring of anxious parents. ..
  47. CAM Use in Hispanics 75+ Years Old in US & Mexico
    JOSE LOERA; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The unique characteristics of the available data sets will make possible secondary analyses such as a comparison of health behaviors between Mexicans born in the USA and those who emigrated from Mexico. ..
  48. Integrating and Expanding Clinical Research Networks
    Robert Williams; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..3. Collaborate with other clinical research networks to facilitate the communication and cooperation of RIOS Net with one or more additional networks. 4. Expand the RIOS Net information technology infrastructure and linkage capability...
  49. Diabetes and Cardiovascular Risks in Primary Care
    Michael Parchman; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ....
  50. ZUNI PUEBLO VETERAN PROJECT
    Michael Villanueva; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Finally, this study on Zuni, when compared to the culturally similar Hopi, will make a contribution to the theory that cultural variables moderate the expression of PTSD and alcohol disorders. ..
  51. Rural Stimulant Use & Mental Health:Services & Outcomes
    Brenda Booth; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..This expanded research from three diverse rural ecologies will provide convincing and cogent data for health planning and health policy for prevention and treatment of stimulant users in rural areas. ..
  52. 37th Annual Meeting of the Society for Leukocyte Biology
    Joshua Fierer; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..We encourage students and other trainees to submit abstracts; the SLB gives awards for the best abstracts submitted by students. One of the main purposes of the meeting is to encourage young scientists. ..
  53. Genetic Discrimination Knowledge in Primary Care
    Jeffrey Weitzel; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Because genetic testing for hereditary cancer represents a new paradigm for predictive genetic testing in other adult onset disorders, the results of the proposed study will potentially have broad-based implications. ..
  54. Telephone Counseling: Men w/Prostate CA & Partners
    Terry Badger; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Data will be analyzed through descriptive statistics, a series of two-way mixed design ANOVAs and individual regression analyses. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  55. DEVELOPMENTAL PATHS TO HIV RISK AMONG AI YOUNG ADULTS
    Christina Mitchell; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ....
  56. Wounded Spirits, Ailing Hearts: PTSD and CVD in Indians
    Spero Manson; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Strategies for preventing PTSD, initiation of early treatment, and the identification of factors that mediate its potentially cardio-toxic effects could reduce morbidity and mortality from CVD. ..
  57. Development of alcohol use and misuse among American Indian youth
    Christina Mitchell; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  58. Oral Contraceptive Use along the US-Mexico Border
    JOSEPH POTTER; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Additionally, it will add substantially to the slim literature on the increasingly important area of Hispanic fertility and contraceptive practice. ..
  59. Patient & Provider Perspectives on Homeopathic Treatment
    Iris Bell; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Findings from this proposed study should help clarify the proper premises and parameters on which to base future prospective qualitative and quantitative research in homeopathy. ..
  60. The 2006 Addiction Health Services Research Conference
    Brenda Booth; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  61. HEART RATE DURING TRANSITION TO EXTRAUTERINE LIFE
    M Verklan; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..It is anticipated that the use of this advanced technology will strengthen clinical practice due to an enhanced ability to better evaluate neurophysiologic indicators of stability of both the healthy and compromised fetus and neonate. ..