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  1. ncbi Trends of obesity and underweight in older children and adolescents in the United States, Brazil, China, and Russia
    Youfa Wang
    Carolina Population Center, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill 27516 3997, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 75:971-7. 2002
  2. ncbi Estimating the prevalence of syringe-borne and sexually transmitted diseases among injection drug users in St Petersburg, Russia
    Nadia Abdala
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520 8034, USA
    Int J STD AIDS 14:697-703. 2003
  3. pmc Human subcutaneous dirofilariasis, Russia
    Laura H Kramer
    Universita degli Studi di Parma, Parma, Italy
    Emerg Infect Dis 13:150-2. 2007
  4. pmc Integration of alcohol use disorders identification and management in the tuberculosis programme in Tomsk Oblast, Russia
    Trini A Mathew
    Division of Infectious Diseases, University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson, MS 39216, USA
    Eur J Public Health 19:16-8. 2009
  5. ncbi Iodine deficiency, radiation dose, and the risk of thyroid cancer among children and adolescents in the Bryansk region of Russia following the Chernobyl power station accident
    V V Shakhtarin
    Medical Radiological Research Center of the Russian Academy of Medical Sciences, Obninsk, Russia
    Int J Epidemiol 32:584-91. 2003
  6. ncbi Seasonal variation and hospital utilization for tuberculosis in Russia: hospitals as social care institutions
    R A Atun
    Health Centre for Health Management, Tanaka Business School, Imperial College London, South Kensington Campus, London, UK
    Eur J Public Health 15:350-4. 2005
  7. ncbi Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato in Russia and neighbouring countries: high incidence of mixed isolates
    D Postic
    , Institut Pasteur, Paris
    Res Microbiol 148:691-702. 1997
  8. pmc Identification of Ehrlichia spp. and Borrelia burgdorferi in Ixodes ticks in the Baltic regions of Russia
    A N Alekseev
    Zoological Institute, Russian Academy of Sciences, St. Petersburg, Russia
    J Clin Microbiol 39:2237-42. 2001
  9. pmc Public attitudes towards smoking and tobacco control policy in Russia
    K Danishevski
    Open Health Institute, Moscow, Russia
    Tob Control 17:276-83. 2008
  10. pmc Analysis of Y chromosome STR haplotypes in the European part of Russia reveals high diversities but non-significant genetic distances between populations
    Lutz Roewer
    Department of Forensic Genetics, Institute of Legal Medicine and Forensic Sciences, Charite Universitatsmedizin, Hannoversche Strasse 6, 10115 Berlin, Germany
    Int J Legal Med 122:219-23. 2008

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  1. ncbi Trends of obesity and underweight in older children and adolescents in the United States, Brazil, China, and Russia
    Youfa Wang
    Carolina Population Center, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill 27516 3997, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 75:971-7. 2002
    ..Few studies have used the same references across countries to examine the trends of over- and underweight in older children and adolescents...
  2. ncbi Estimating the prevalence of syringe-borne and sexually transmitted diseases among injection drug users in St Petersburg, Russia
    Nadia Abdala
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520 8034, USA
    Int J STD AIDS 14:697-703. 2003
    Injection drug users (IDUs) are the vanguard of the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) epidemic in Russia. We sought a non-invasive method to estimate a point prevalence of HIV, hepatitis B virus (HBV), hepatitis C virus (HCV), syphilis ..
  3. pmc Human subcutaneous dirofilariasis, Russia
    Laura H Kramer
    Universita degli Studi di Parma, Parma, Italy
    Emerg Infect Dis 13:150-2. 2007
    ..caused by Dirofilaria repens, diagnosed from February 2003 through July 2004, in patients from Rostovon-Don, Russia. Serologic analysis showed evidence of high risk of exposure to D. repens...
  4. pmc Integration of alcohol use disorders identification and management in the tuberculosis programme in Tomsk Oblast, Russia
    Trini A Mathew
    Division of Infectious Diseases, University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson, MS 39216, USA
    Eur J Public Health 19:16-8. 2009
    ..We developed a multidisciplinary model to manage AUDs among TB patients in Tomsk, Russia. First, we assessed current standards of care through stakeholder meetings and ethnographic work...
  5. ncbi Iodine deficiency, radiation dose, and the risk of thyroid cancer among children and adolescents in the Bryansk region of Russia following the Chernobyl power station accident
    V V Shakhtarin
    Medical Radiological Research Center of the Russian Academy of Medical Sciences, Obninsk, Russia
    Int J Epidemiol 32:584-91. 2003
    ..No epidemiological studies have been published assessing the modifying effect of iodine deficiency on radiation-induced thyroid cancer following the Chernobyl accident...
  6. ncbi Seasonal variation and hospital utilization for tuberculosis in Russia: hospitals as social care institutions
    R A Atun
    Health Centre for Health Management, Tanaka Business School, Imperial College London, South Kensington Campus, London, UK
    Eur J Public Health 15:350-4. 2005
    Clinical management of tuberculosis in Russia involves lengthy hospitalizations, in contrast to the recommended strategy advocated by the World Health Organization.
  7. ncbi Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato in Russia and neighbouring countries: high incidence of mixed isolates
    D Postic
    , Institut Pasteur, Paris
    Res Microbiol 148:691-702. 1997
    A total of 365 isolates of Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato from 12 major administrative territories of Russia (from St...
  8. pmc Identification of Ehrlichia spp. and Borrelia burgdorferi in Ixodes ticks in the Baltic regions of Russia
    A N Alekseev
    Zoological Institute, Russian Academy of Sciences, St. Petersburg, Russia
    J Clin Microbiol 39:2237-42. 2001
    ..and Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato was demonstrated among ixodid ticks collected in the Baltic regions of Russia, where Lyme borreliosis is endemic...
  9. pmc Public attitudes towards smoking and tobacco control policy in Russia
    K Danishevski
    Open Health Institute, Moscow, Russia
    Tob Control 17:276-83. 2008
    Since the political transition in 1991, Russia has been targeted intensively by the transnational tobacco industry. Already high smoking rates among men have increased further; traditionally low rates among women have more than doubled...
  10. pmc Analysis of Y chromosome STR haplotypes in the European part of Russia reveals high diversities but non-significant genetic distances between populations
    Lutz Roewer
    Department of Forensic Genetics, Institute of Legal Medicine and Forensic Sciences, Charite Universitatsmedizin, Hannoversche Strasse 6, 10115 Berlin, Germany
    Int J Legal Med 122:219-23. 2008
    A total of 17 Y-specific STR loci were studied in 12 districts of the European part of Russia aiming to ascertain the amount of substructure required for the construction of a representative regional database...
  11. ncbi Potential for alcohol policy to decrease the mortality crisis in Russia
    Daria A Khaltourina
    Department of Social Organization and Anti Crisis Management, Russian Academy for Civil Service by the President of Russia, Moscow, Russia
    Eval Health Prof 31:272-81. 2008
    Post-Soviet Russia experiences among the world's highest prevalence of alcohol-related problems, which contributes to high mortality rates in this region...
  12. pmc Molecular characterization of ofloxacin-resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis strains from Russia
    Igor Mokrousov
    Laboratory of Molecular Microbiology, St Petersburg Pasteur Institute, 197101 St Petersburg, Russia
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 52:2937-9. 2008
    ..and gyrB genes in ofloxacin- and multidrug-resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis strains circulating in northwest Russia. Comparison with spoligotyping data suggested that similar to the spread of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis, the ..
  13. ncbi Multidrug-resistant tuberculosis in Russia: clinical characteristics, analysis of second-line drug resistance and development of standardized therapy
    Y Balabanova
    Samara TB Service, Samara Oblast Dispensary, Samara, Russia
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 24:136-9. 2005
    ..presented here was to identify patients with multidrug resistant tuberculosis (MDRTB) in the Samara region of Russia and to analyze the susceptibility of their isolates to second-line drugs in order to develop an empirical, ..
  14. pmc Variability in interpretation of chest radiographs among Russian clinicians and implications for screening programmes: observational study
    Y Balabanova
    Health Protection Agency National Mycobacterium Reference Unit, Department of Microbiology and Infection, Guy s, King s, and St Thomas Medical School, London
    BMJ 331:379-82. 2005
    ..To determine variability in interpretation of chest radiographs among tuberculosis specialists, radiologists, and respiratory specialists...
  15. ncbi Treatment of extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis in Tomsk, Russia: a retrospective cohort study
    Salmaan Keshavjee
    Department of Global Health and Social Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Lancet 372:1403-9. 2008
    Mycobacterium tuberculosis strains that cause untreatable drug-resistant disease are a threat worldwide. We describe the treatment, management, and outcomes of patients with extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis in Tomsk, Russia.
  16. pmc High prevalence of KatG Ser315Thr substitution among isoniazid-resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis clinical isolates from northwestern Russia, 1996 to 2001
    Igor Mokrousov
    Laboratory of Molecular Microbiology, St Petersburg Pasteur Institute, St Petersburg, Russia
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 46:1417-24. 2002
    ..strains of Mycobacterium tuberculosis isolated from different patients in the northwestern region of Russia from 1996 to 2001 were screened by a PCR-restriction fragment length polymorphism (RFLP) assay...
  17. pmc Potential bridges of heterosexual HIV transmission from drug users to the general population in St. Petersburg, Russia: is it easy to be a young female?
    Olga Toussova
    The Biomedical Center, St Petersburg, Russia
    J Urban Health 86:121-30. 2009
    ..5, CI = 1.3-9.6) were significant correlates for ever having had an IDU SP. Urgent efforts are necessary to expand HIV prevention to target the potential bridging population to prevent further transmission...
  18. ncbi The economic impact of chronic diseases: how do households respond to shocks? Evidence from Russia
    Dele Olawale Abegunde
    World Health Organization, Chronic Diseases and Health Promotion, 20 Avenue Appia, 1211 Geneva, Switzerland
    Soc Sci Med 66:2296-307. 2008
    ..a two-part Heckit model on household level data obtained from the Living Standard Measurement Surveys (LSMS) from Russia to control for nontrivial proportion of zeros in the dependent variables, skewed distribution of expenditure data ..
  19. pmc Russian mortality trends for 1991-2001: analysis by cause and region
    Tamara Men
    Institute of Carcinogenesis, Cancer Research Centre, Kashirskoye shosse 24, 115478 Moscow, Russia
    BMJ 327:964. 2003
    To investigate trends in Russian mortality for 1991-2001 with particular reference to trends since the Russian economic crisis in 1998 and to geographical differences within Russia.
  20. ncbi Prison health in Russia: the larger picture
    Alexey Bobrik
    Open Health Institute, Grokholskiy Pereulok, 28, Moscow 129010, Russian Federation
    J Public Health Policy 26:30-59. 2005
    b>Russia, despite recent legal reforms, still has one of the highest rates of imprisonment in the world...
  21. ncbi The changing nature of murder in Russia
    Valeriy V Chervyakov
    Transnational Family Research Institute, ul Akademika Korolyova, 8, 1 479, Moscow 129515, Russian Federation
    Soc Sci Med 55:1713-24. 2002
    The death rate from homicide in Russia increased rapidly during the 1990 s. It is now about 20 times higher than in western Europe and is among the highest recorded anywhere in the world...
  22. ncbi Prevention of HIV/AIDS among injecting drug users in Russia: opportunities and barriers to scaling-up of harm reduction programmes
    Elena Tkatchenko-Schmidt
    Institute for Health and Human Development, University of East London, UK
    Health Policy 85:162-71. 2008
    ..to examine attitudes of Russian policy-makers and HIV stakeholders towards harm reduction (HR) scale up, focusing on the factors constraining the scale-up process...
  23. pmc Distribution of Crenarchaeota representatives in terrestrial hot springs of Russia and Iceland
    Anna A Perevalova
    Winogradsky Institute of Microbiology, Russian Academy of Sciences, Prospekt 60 letiya Oktyabrya, 7 2, 117312 Moscow, Russia
    Appl Environ Microbiol 74:7620-8. 2008
    ..the diversity of Crenarchaeota in terrestrial hot springs of the Kamchatka Peninsula and the Lake Baikal region (Russia) and of Iceland...
  24. ncbi [Molecular diagnosis and frequencies of primary hypolactasia in populations of RUSSIA and neighboring countries]
    S A Borinskaia
    Mol Biol (Mosk) 40:1031-6. 2006
    ..In the present work we determined the LCT* C/T_13910 genotypes and allele frequencies in populations from Russia. The genotype C/C frequencies varied from 36.6% for Russians to 88...
  25. ncbi Estimating prevalence of injecting drug use: a comparison of multiplier and capture-recapture methods in cities in England and Russia
    Matthew Hickman
    Centre for Research on Drugs and Health Behaviour, CRDHB, Division of Primary Care and Population Sciences, Imperial College, London, UK
    Drug Alcohol Rev 25:131-40. 2006
    ..CRC methods should be preferred as the means of estimating numbers of drug users with multiplier methods being used with caution and only where CRC is not possible...
  26. ncbi Prevalence of Anaplasma phagocytophilum and its coinfection with Borrelia afzelii in Ixodes ricinus and Ixodes persulcatus ticks inhabiting Tver Province (Russia) - a sympatric region for both tick species
    Toshiyuki Masuzawa
    Laboratory of Microbiology and Immunology, Faculty of Pharmacy, Chiba Institute of Science CIS, Choshi 288 0025, Japan
    J Med Microbiol 57:986-91. 2008
    ..phagocytophilum strains to specific vector ticks or reservoir hosts in different countries and areas. These findings suggest that there is a public health threat from HGA and LB in Tver Province surrounding Moscow...
  27. pmc Biodiversity of thermophilic prokaryotes with hydrolytic activities in hot springs of Uzon Caldera, Kamchatka (Russia)
    Ilya V Kublanov
    Winogradsky Institute of Microbiology, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia
    Appl Environ Microbiol 75:286-91. 2009
    ..Thus, in situ enrichment and consequent isolation showed the diversity of thermophilic prokaryotes competing for biopolymers in microbial communities of terrestrial hot springs...
  28. ncbi Parental smoking behaviour and effects of tobacco smoke on children's health in Finland and Russia
    Timo T Hugg
    South Karelia Allergy and Environment Institute, Lääkäritie 15, 55330 Tiuruniemi, Finland
    Eur J Public Health 18:55-62. 2008
    There is little information on potential differences in smoking behaviour of parents between Finland and Russia and on the effects of environmental tobacco smoke (ETS) exposure on allergic and respiratory diseases among Finnish and ..
  29. ncbi Clinical trials in Russia and Eastern Europe: recruitment and quality
    P Platonov
    Lund University, Lund, Sweden
    Int J Clin Pharmacol Ther 41:277-80. 2003
    To review the current situation of clinical trials in Russia and Eastern Europe.
  30. ncbi Adverse reactions among patients being treated for MDR-TB in Tomsk, Russia
    S S Shin
    Division of Social Medicine and Health Inequalities, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 11:1314-20. 2007
    ..Treatment of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) is challenging because of the toxicity of second-line medications. Little is known about whether adverse events impact treatment outcome...
  31. ncbi Effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of strategies to expand antiretroviral therapy in St. Petersburg, Russia
    Elisa F Long
    Department of Management Science and Engineering, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
    AIDS 20:2207-15. 2006
    To assess the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of treating HIV-infected injection drug users (IDUs) and non-IDUs in Russia with highly active antiretroviral therapy HAART.
  32. pmc Cancer incidence in Arkhangelskaja Oblast in northwestern Russia. The Arkhangelsk Cancer Registry
    Arild Vaktskjold
    Institutt for samfunnsmedisin, Universitetet i Tromsø, N 9037 Tromsø, Norway
    BMC Cancer 5:82. 2005
    Data concerning incidence and prevalence of cancer in the different regions of Russia have traditionally not been provided on a basis that facilitated comparison with data from countries in western parts of Europe...
  33. ncbi Predominance of multi-drug-resistant LAM and Beijing family strains among Mycobacterium tuberculosis isolates recovered from prison inmates in Tula Region, Russia
    Anna Ignatova
    Shemyakin Ovchinikov Institute of Bioorganic Chemistry, Moscow, Russia
    J Med Microbiol 55:1413-8. 2006
    ..isolates of Mycobacterium tuberculosis recovered from prison hospital patients in the Tula region (central Russia) during 2001 and 2002 are reported...
  34. ncbi Detection of members of the genera Rickettsia, Anaplasma, and Ehrlichia in ticks collected in the Asiatic part of Russia
    Stanislav Shpynov
    Unité des Rickettsies CNRS UMR6020, IFR48, Faculte de Medecine, Universite de la Mediterranee, 27 Boulevard Jean Moulin, 13385 Marseille Cedex 05, France
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1078:378-83. 2006
    ..ticks from three genera (Dermacentor, Haemaphysalis, and Ixodes) collected from the Urals to the Far East of Russia were tested by PCR and sequencing for the presence of spotted fever rickettsiae, anaplasmae, and ehrlichiae...
  35. pmc Drinking alcohol surrogates among clients of an alcohol-misuser treatment clinic in Novosibirsk, Russia
    Natalia Bobrova
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London, UK
    Subst Use Misuse 44:1821-32. 2009
    ..The study limitations are described, and suggestions for future research are made...
  36. ncbi [Population identification of Helicobacter pilory isolates from Russia]
    K T Momynaliev
    Genetika 41:1434-7. 2005
    Using multilocus sequence typing (MLST), 22 Helicobacter pylori isolates from Russia have been characterized. All of the Russian strains were assigned to a single population, hpEurope.
  37. ncbi Quality of hospital care for children in Kazakhstan, Republic of Moldova, and Russia: systematic observational assessment
    Trevor Duke
    Centre for International Child Health, Department of Paediatrics, University of Melbourne, Royal Children s Hospital, Parkville, Victoria, 3052, Australia
    Lancet 367:919-25. 2006
    ..Major concerns about the quality of basic hospital care for children have been raised in developing countries, but no formal assessment applying international standards has been done in the Commonwealth of Independent States...
  38. ncbi Psychological distress, gender, and health lifestyles in Belarus, Kazakhstan, Russia, and Ukraine
    William C Cockerham
    University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA
    Soc Sci Med 63:2381-94. 2006
    ..examines the relationship between psychological distress, gender, and health lifestyles in Belarus, Kazakhstan, Russia, and Ukraine...
  39. pmc Familial hypercholesterolemia in St-Petersburg: the known and novel mutations found in the low density lipoprotein receptor gene in Russia
    Faina M Zakharova
    Department of Molecular Genetics, Institute of Experimental Medicine, St Petersburg, Russia
    BMC Med Genet 6:6. 2005
    ..Despite thirteen different mutations of the LDL receptor gene were reported from Russia prior to 2003, the whole spectrum of disease-causing gene alterations in this country is poorly known and requires ..
  40. ncbi A substantial transmission bottleneck among newly and recently HIV-1-infected injection drug users in St Petersburg, Russia
    Alexey E Masharsky
    Biomedical Center, State Research Institute of Highly Pure Biopreparations, St Petersburg, Russia
    J Infect Dis 201:1697-702. 2010
    ..of HIV-1 env to determine the genotypic characteristics of virus among IDUs with acute infection in St Petersburg, Russia. Our results indicate that a single variant was transmitted in a majority of cases (9 of 13 participants), which ..
  41. ncbi Health service providers' perceptions of barriers to tuberculosis care in Russia
    B Dimitrova
    Department of Public Health and Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK
    Health Policy Plan 21:265-74. 2006
    ..to explore health care providers' perceptions of existing barriers to access to TB services in Samara Oblast in Russia. Six focus group discussions were conducted with physicians and nurses from facilities in urban and rural areas...
  42. ncbi Genetic variability of Crimean-Congo haemorrhagic fever virus in Russia and Central Asia
    Lyudmila Yashina
    State Research Center of Virology and Biotechnology Vector, Koltsovo, Novosibirsk Region 630559, Russia
    J Gen Virol 84:1199-206. 2003
    Hyalomma marginatum ticks (449 pools, 4787 ticks in total) collected in European Russia and Dermacentor niveus ticks (100 pools, 1100 ticks in total) collected in Kazakhstan were screened by ELISA for the presence of Crimean-Congo ..
  43. ncbi At Baltic crossroads: a molecular snapshot of Mycobacterium tuberculosis population diversity in Kaliningrad, Russia
    Igor Mokrousov
    Laboratory of Molecular Microbiology, St Petersburg Pasteur Institute, St Petersburg, Russia
    FEMS Immunol Med Microbiol 55:13-22. 2009
    ..the Russian Federation; it includes an enclave on the Baltic Sea inside the European Union separated from mainland Russia by Lithuania and Poland...
  44. ncbi Binge drinking and violence against intimate partners in Russia
    Aleksandra V Lysova
    Department of Psychology and Social Sciences, Far Eastern National University, Vladivostok, Russia
    Aggress Behav 34:416-27. 2008
    ..However, other alternative mediation and moderation models for the relationships between binge drinking, IPV perpetration, and ATSB could not be ruled out with this one-wave correlational study...
  45. ncbi Impact of drug-resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis on treatment outcome of culture-positive cases of tuberculosis in the Archangel oblast, Russia, in 1999
    O S Toungoussova
    Department of General Practice and Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Oslo, PO Box 1130 Blindern, 0317 Oslo, Norway
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 23:174-9. 2004
    ..study was to evaluate the outcome of treatment of culture-positive cases of tuberculosis registered in Archangel, Russia, in 1999, and to analyse the influence of Mycobacterium tuberculosis drug resistance on treatment outcome...
  46. ncbi Genetic variation in the enigmatic Altaian Kazakhs of South-Central Russia: insights into Turkic population history
    Omer Gokcumen
    Department of Anthropology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6398, USA
    Am J Phys Anthropol 136:278-93. 2008
    ..The Altaian Kazakhs, a Turkic speaking group, now reside in the southern part of the Altai Republic in south-central Russia. According to historical accounts, they are one of several ethnic and geographical subdivisions of the Kazakh ..
  47. ncbi Molecular epidemiology and drug resistance of widespread genotypes of Mycobacterium tuberculosis in northwestern Russia
    A A Baranov
    Department of Phthisiopulmonology, Northern State Medical University, Archangel, Russia
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 13:1288-93. 2009
    Four administrative territories (Archangel Oblast, Murmansk Oblast, Republic of Karelia, Republic of Komi) in the northwestern federal region of Russia.
  48. pmc Mycobacterium tuberculosis Beijing genotype in Russia: in search of informative variable-number tandem-repeat loci
    Igor Mokrousov
    Laboratory of Molecular Microbiology, St Petersburg Pasteur Institute, St Petersburg 197101, Russia
    J Clin Microbiol 46:3576-84. 2008
    The Beijing genotype is a globally spread lineage of Mycobacterium tuberculosis. In Russia, these strains constitute half of the local population of M...
  49. ncbi Depressive symptoms in urban population samples in Russia, Poland and the Czech Republic
    Martin Bobak
    International Centre for Health and Society, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, 1 19 Torrington Place, London WC1E 6BT, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 188:359-65. 2006
    Relatively little is known about depression in countries that were formerly part of the Soviet Union, especially Russia.
  50. pmc Prevalence and molecular epidemiology of CTX-M extended-spectrum beta-lactamase-producing Escherichia coli and Klebsiella pneumoniae in Russian hospitals
    M Edelstein
    Institute of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy, Smolensk State Medical Academy, Smolensk 214019, Russia
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 47:3724-32. 2003
    ..This study provides further evidence of the global dissemination of CTX-M type ESBLs and emphasizes the need for their epidemiological monitoring...
  51. ncbi Trends in alcohol intake by education and marital status in urban population in Russia between the mid 1980s and the mid 1990s
    Sofia Malyutina
    Institute of Internal Medicine, Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Medical Sciences, Novosibirsk, Russia
    Alcohol Alcohol 39:64-9. 2004
    We investigated changes in the distribution of alcohol consumption by education and marital status in Russia during the period of societal transformation after 1990...
  52. ncbi Frequency of recurrence among MDR-tB cases 'successfully' treated with standardised short-course chemotherapy
    G B Migliori
    WHO Collaborating Centre for Tuberculosis and Lung Diseases, Fondazione Salvatore Maugeri, Care and Research Institute, Tradate, Italy
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 6:858-64. 2002
    ..Ivanovo Oblast, Russian Federation, 300 km north-east of Moscow, where a pilot DOTS TB control programme was implemented in October 1995...
  53. ncbi Prevalence of HIV, hepatitis C and syphilis among injecting drug users in Russia: a multi-city study
    Tim Rhodes
    Centre for Research on Drugs and Health Behaviour and Unit for International Public Health and Development, Imperial College London, UK
    Addiction 101:252-66. 2006
    To estimate the prevalence of HIV, hepatitis C virus (HCV) and syphilis in injecting drug users (IDUs) in Russia.
  54. ncbi A comparison of international references for the assessment of child and adolescent overweight and obesity in different populations
    Y Wang
    Department of Human Nutrition, University of Illinois, Chicago 60612, USA
    Eur J Clin Nutr 56:973-82. 2002
    ..To compare different references assessing child and adolescent overweight and obesity in different populations...
  55. ncbi Ecosystem remodelling among vertebrates at the Permian-Triassic boundary in Russia
    M J Benton
    Department of Earth Sciences, University of Bristol, Bristol BS8 1RJ, UK
    Nature 432:97-100. 2004
    ..Here we document the nature of the event in Russia in a comprehensive survey of 675 specimens of amphibians and reptiles from 289 localities spanning 13 successive ..
  56. pmc Barriers to sustainable tuberculosis control in the Russian Federation health system
    R A Atun
    Centre for Health Management, Tanaka Business School, Imperial College London, London, England
    Bull World Health Organ 83:217-23. 2005
    ..In order for the control programme to be sustainable, the health system will need to be changed to enable services to be reconfigured so that incentives are created to reward improvements in efficiency and outcomes...
  57. ncbi Health lifestyles in Russia
    W C Cockerham
    Department of Sociology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 35294 3350, USA
    Soc Sci Med 51:1313-24. 2000
    ..data from the nationwide Russian Longitudinal Monitoring Survey (RLMS), this paper analyzes health lifestyles in Russia. Heavy alcohol use and smoking, a high-fat diet, and lack of leisure-time exercise are the principal culprits in ..
  58. ncbi Explosive spread and high prevalence of HIV infection among injecting drug users in Togliatti City, Russia
    Tim Rhodes
    Department of Social Science and Medicine, Imperial College Faculty of Medicine, University of London, London, UK
    AIDS 16:F25-31. 2002
    ..To establish the prevalence of antibodies to HIV (anti-HIV) and associated risk factors among injecting drug users (IDU) in Togliatti City, Samara Oblast, Russian Federation...
  59. ncbi Hazardous alcohol drinking and premature mortality in Russia: a population based case-control study
    David A Leon
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Lancet 369:2001-9. 2007
    ..The reason for the low life expectancy in Russian men and large fluctuations in mortality are unknown. We investigated the contribution of alcohol, and hazardous drinking in particular, to male mortality in a typical Russian city...
  60. ncbi Use of complementary and alternative medicine by physicians in St. Petersburg, Russia
    Samuel Brown
    Department of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, University of Utah Health Sciences Center, Salt Lake City, UT 84132, USA
    J Altern Complement Med 14:315-9. 2008
    ..Interest in complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) is increasing worldwide, although relatively little is known of physician use of CAM, and there are no quantitative reports of CAM use by Russian physicians...
  61. ncbi Multiple genotypes and subtypes of hepatitis B and C viruses in Belarus: similarities with Russia and western European influences
    C M Olinger
    Institute of Immunology, National Public Health Laboratory, Luxembourg, Luxembourg, USA
    Clin Microbiol Infect 14:575-81. 2008
    ..6% vs. 43.1%). The relative prevalence of HBV and HCV genotypes in Belarus corresponded to the prevalence in Russia, although with a clear European influence that reflected the socio-political context of the country.
  62. ncbi Factors behind the increase in cardiovascular mortality in Russia: apolipoprotein AI and B distribution in the Arkhangelsk study 2000
    Maria Averina
    Institute of Community Medicine, Medical Faculty, University of Tromsø, N 9037 Tromsø, Norway
    Clin Chem 50:346-54. 2004
    Cardiovascular mortality is markedly higher in Russia than in Western Europe and the US. Little is known about indicators of atherosclerotic risk in the Russian population...
  63. pmc Spread of drug-resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis strains of the Beijing genotype in the Archangel Oblast, Russia
    Olga S Toungoussova
    Division of Infectious Disease Control, Norwegian Institute of Public Health Department of International Health, Faculty of Medicine, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway
    J Clin Microbiol 40:1930-7. 2002
    ..strains of Mycobacterium tuberculosis isolated from patients with pulmonary tuberculosis in the Archangel Oblast, Russia, in 1998 and 1999 were studied by using restriction fragment length polymorphism (RFLP) analysis with the IS6110 ..
  64. ncbi Alcohol consumption and binge drinking in Novosibirsk, Russia, 1985-95
    S Malyutina
    Institute of Internal Medicine, Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Medical Sciences, Vladimirovsky Sp 2A, 630003 Novosibirsk, Russia
    Addiction 96:987-95. 2001
    ..This is not consistent with trends in mortality. Shorter-term fluctuations between surveys, however, cannot be excluded...
  65. ncbi Drug resistance of Mycobacterium tuberculosis strains isolated from patients with pulmonary tuberculosis in Archangels, Russia
    S Toungoussova
    Department of International Health, The Faculty of Medicine, University of Oslo, Blindern, Norway
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 6:406-14. 2002
    The Archangels oblast, Russia, 1998-2000.
  66. ncbi Polymorphisms of the serotonin transporter gene (5-HTTLPR, A/G SNP in 5-HTTLPR, and STin2 VNTR) and their relation to personality traits in healthy individuals from Russia
    Anastasiya V Kazantseva
    Institute of Biochemistry and Genetics, Ufa Scientific Center, Russian Academy of Sciences, Prospekt Oktyabrya, Ufa, Russia
    Psychiatr Genet 18:167-76. 2008
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  67. ncbi D2: major subgenotype of hepatitis B virus in Russia and the Baltic region
    Tatjana Tallo
    Department of Virology, National Institute for Health Development, Tallinn, Estonia
    J Gen Virol 89:1829-39. 2008
    ..An earlier introduction of D3 compared with D2 was supported by its higher intra-subgenotype divergence, while the lower divergence within D1 is probably due to a more recent emergence...
  68. ncbi HIV seroprevalence in street youth, St. Petersburg, Russia
    Dmitry M Kissin
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    AIDS 21:2333-40. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess HIV seroprevalence among street youth in St Petersburg and to describe social, sexual, and behavioral characteristics associated with HIV infection...
  69. ncbi PCR-based methodology for detecting multidrug-resistant strains of Mycobacterium tuberculosis Beijing family circulating in Russia
    I Mokrousov
    Laboratory of Molecular Microbiology, St Petersburg Pasteur Institute, 14 Mira Street, 197101 St Petersburg, Russia
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 22:342-8. 2003
    ..The Beijing genotype of Mycobacterium tuberculosis has been identified in 40-50% of the clinical isolates studied in Russia during the last decade...
  70. pmc Simultaneous recruitment of drug users and men who have sex with men in the United States and Russia using respondent-driven sampling: sampling methods and implications
    Martin Y Iguchi
    RAND Corporation, 1776 Main Street, Santa Monica, CA 90407, USA
    J Urban Health 86:5-31. 2009
    ..Petersburg, Russia. SATHCAP employed respondent-driven sampling (RDS) and a dual high-risk group sampling approach that relied on ..
  71. ncbi Risk factors for mortality among adult patients with newly diagnosed tuberculosis in Samara, Russia
    E V Kourbatova
    Samara State Medical University, Samara, Russia
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 10:1224-30. 2006
    Five out-patient tuberculosis (TB) clinics and one in-patient TB hospital in Samara, Russia.
  72. ncbi Retrospective view of airborne dust levels in workplace of a chrysotile mine in Ural, Russia
    S V Kashansky
    Ekaterinburg Medical Research Center for Prevention and Health Protection of Industrial Workers, Ekaterinburg, Russia
    Ind Health 39:51-6. 2001
    ..An excessive dust level remains, despite the dust content level decrease, at the work sites of oversized lump drillers and unloaders, and oncopathology heightened risk remains in these occupational groups, as a result...
  73. ncbi Patterns of suicide mortality in Russia
    William Alex Pridemore
    Department of Sociology, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK 73019, USA
    Suicide Life Threat Behav 33:132-50. 2003
    While Russia perennially has one of the highest suicide rates in the world, researchers had little access to valid data during the Soviet era to examine this issue...
  74. ncbi Syphilis among intravenous drug-using population: epidemiological situation in St Petersburg, Russia
    Arman F Karapetyan
    Pavlov State Medical University of St Petersburg, Russia
    Int J STD AIDS 13:618-23. 2002
    ..A study was carried out in collaboration with a non-governmental organization, Foundation 'Vozvrastcheniye'...
  75. ncbi Permafrost and infrastructure in the usa Basin (Northeast European Russia): possible impacts of global warming
    Galina Mazhitova
    Soil Science Department, Institute of Biology, Komi Sciencr Center, Syktyvkar, Russia
    Ambio 33:289-94. 2004
    ..between permafrost conditions and the distribution of infrastructure in the Usa Basin, Northeast European Russia, is analyzed...
  76. ncbi Epidemiological networks and drug resistance of HIV type 1 in Krasnoyarsk region, Russia
    Olga A Rumyantseva
    Krasnoyarsk Regional AIDS Center, Krasnoyarsk, Russia
    AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses 25:931-6. 2009
    To study the molecular epidemiology of HIV-1 in Krasnoyarsk region, Russia, where HIV-1 has spread rapidly since 2000, we obtained pol sequences from individuals living in this region (n = 67) as well as in the geographically closely ..
  77. ncbi [Epidemiological characteristics of multiple sclerosis in Russia]
    E I Gusev
    Zh Nevrol Psikhiatr Im S S Korsakova . 2002
    An increase in multiple sclerosis (MS) frequency was registered in several countries including Russia. This may be associated with better MS diagnosis and treatment, better data collection and real increase in MS incidence...
  78. ncbi Building models for the relationship between attitudes toward suicide and suicidal behavior: based on data from general population surveys in Sweden, Norway, and Russia
    Ellinor Salander Renberg
    Department of Clinical Sciences, Division of Psychiatry, Umea University, Umea, Sweden
    Suicide Life Threat Behav 38:661-75. 2008
    ..Representative samples from the general population were approached in Sweden, Norway, and Russia with the Attitudes Toward Suicide (ATTS) questionnaire...
  79. pmc Doctors' authoritarianism in end-of-life treatment decisions. A comparison between Russia, Sweden and Germany
    J Richter
    Clinic for Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University of Rostock, Germany
    J Med Ethics 27:186-91. 2001
    ..hundred and thirty-five physicians were surveyed in Sweden (Umeå), Germany (Rostock and Neubrandenburg), and in Russia (Arkhangelsk) by a questionnaire...
  80. ncbi Temporal trends in the HIV-1 epidemic in Russia: predominance of subtype A
    Aleksei F Bobkov
    The D I Ivanovsky Institute of Virology, Moscow, Russia
    J Med Virol 74:191-6. 2004
    ..However, since 1997, the HIV-1 epidemic has affected an increasing number of geographic regions in Russia. This study was undertaken to survey the prevailing genetic variants and to estimate the current proportions of ..
  81. pmc Performance of the alcohol use disorders identification test among tuberculosis patients in Russia
    Trini Mathew
    The University of Mississippi Medical Center, Infectious Diseases, 2500 North State Street, Jackson, Mississippi, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 45:598-612. 2010
    ..Our findings support the use of the AUDIT as a screening instrument among Russian individuals seeking primary care. We discuss implications, limitations, and future research...
  82. ncbi Molecular faunistics of accidental infections of Gyrodactylus Nordmann, 1832 (Monogenea) parasitic on salmon Salmo salar L. and brown trout Salmo trutta L. in NW Russia
    Marek S Zietara
    Laboratory of Comparative Biochemistry, Gdańsk University Biological Station, Ornitologów 26, 80 680, Gdansk, Poland
    Syst Parasitol 69:123-35. 2008
    ..These hypotheses deserve further testing...
  83. ncbi Colorectal cancer in Russia
    Maria Avksentyeva
    Russian State Medical University, Moscow, Russian Federation
    Eur J Health Econ 10:S91-8. 2010
    ..and official government documents, this paper covers three important issues concerning colorectal cancer (CRC) in Russia: (1) CRC epidemiology, (2) screening for CRC, (3) medical care for patients with CRC...
  84. ncbi Heavy metals in bottom sediments of Lake Umbozero in Murmansk Region, Russia
    J Jernström
    Radiation Research Division, Risoe National Laboratory for Sustainable Energy, Technical University of Denmark, P O Box 49, 4000, Roskilde, Denmark
    Environ Monit Assess 161:93-105. 2010
    ..Indicative of their potential higher lability, Mn, U, and Zn were generally found in exchangeable fraction; as also Mn and U extensively in the acid-soluble fraction...
  85. pmc Cost-effectiveness of voluntary HIV screening in Russia
    S P Tole
    Center for Primary Care and Outcomes Research, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA 94305 6019, USA
    Int J STD AIDS 20:46-51. 2009
    b>Russia has one of the world's fastest growing HIV epidemics, and HIV screening has been widespread. Whether such screening is an effective use of resources is unclear...
  86. pmc Life span and disability: a cross sectional comparison of Russian and Swedish community based data
    Martin Bobak
    International Centre for Health and Society, University College London, London WC1E 6BT
    BMJ 329:767. 2004
    To compare levels of disability (in terms of physical function and self rated health) among middle aged and elderly people in Russia and Sweden, a country with high life expectancy.
  87. ncbi Alcohol use in adolescents from northern Russia: the role of the social context
    Roman A Koposov
    Institute of Psychiatry, Northern State Medical University, Arkhangelsk, Russia
    Alcohol Alcohol 37:297-303. 2002
    Drinking alcohol is an essential and commonplace part of life in Russia. Alcohol-related problems in the general population and among adolescents in particular has become a major public health concern...
  88. ncbi Intra- and intercompartmental associations between levels of organochlorines in maternal plasma, cord plasma and breast milk, and lead and cadmium in whole blood, for indigenous peoples of Chukotka, Russia
    E Eik Anda
    Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tromsø, N 9037, Tromsø, Norway
    J Environ Monit 9:884-93. 2007
    ..of PTSs coincided with those indicated in several AMAP publications from Chukotka and other areas of northern Russia. The correlations of PTS concentrations between the three body fluid compartments exceeded the minimum statistical ..
  89. ncbi Injecting equipment sharing among injecting drug users in Togliatti City, Russian Federation: maximizing the protective effects of syringe distribution
    Tim Rhodes
    The Centre for Research on Drugs and Health Behaviour and Department for International Development Knowledge Programme in HIV AIDS, Imperial College Faculty of Medicine, University of London, United Kingdom
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 35:293-300. 2004
    To compare risk factors for injecting equipment sharing among injecting drug users (IDUs) in Togliatti City, Russia.
  90. ncbi Anaerobic, alkaliphilic, saccharolytic bacterium Alkalibacter saccharofermentans gen. nov., sp. nov. from a soda lake in the Transbaikal region of Russia
    Elena S Garnova
    Laboratory of Relict Microbial Communities, Institute of Microbiology, Russian Academy of Science RAS, Prospect 60 Let Oktyabrya 7 2, 117312, Moscow, Russia
    Extremophiles 8:309-16. 2004
    ..as a saccharolytic component from the cellulolytic community of alkaline Lake Nizhnee Beloe (Transbaikal region, Russia), a lake with low salt concentration...
  91. ncbi Thyroid cancer incidence among adolescents and adults in the Bryansk region of Russia following the Chernobyl accident
    V K Ivanov
    Medical Radiological Research Centre of Russian Academy of Medical Sciences, Obninsk, Russia
    Health Phys 84:46-60. 2003
    Thyroid cancer incidence in the Bryansk region, the most contaminated area of Russia after the Chernobyl accident, is analyzed for the residents aged 15-69 y at the time of the accident (about 1 million persons according to the 1989 ..
  92. ncbi [Polymorphism of Y-chromosomal microsatellites in Russian populations from the northern and southern Russia as exemplified by the populations of Kursk and Arkhangel'sk Oblast]
    A V Khrunin
    Genetika 41:1125-31. 2005
    ..samples from two geographically isolated regions (Arkhangelsk oblast and Kursk oblast) of the European part of Russia. The populations examined demonstrated substantial differences in the distribution of the DYS392 (P = 0...
  93. pmc An integrated approach to rapid diagnosis of tuberculosis and multidrug resistance using liquid culture and molecular methods in Russia
    Yanina Balabanova
    National Mycobacterium Reference Laboratory, Institute of Cell and Molecular Sciences, Queen Mary College, Barts and the London School of Medicine, University of London, London, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 4:e7129. 2009
    To analyse the feasibility, cost and performance of rapid tuberculosis (TB) molecular and culture systems, in a high multidrug-resistant TB (MDR TB) middle-income region (Samara, Russia) and provide evidence for WHO policy change.
  94. ncbi Drug utilisation in outpatient children. A comparison among Tenerife, Valencia, and Barcelona (Spain), Toulouse (France), Sofia (Bulgaria), Bratislava (Slovakia) and Smolensk (Russia)
    E Sanz
    Department of Clinical Pharmacology, School of Medicine, University of La Laguna, 38071 La Laguna, Tenerife, Spain
    Eur J Clin Pharmacol 60:127-34. 2004
    ..Scarce information about comparative diagnostic and therapeutic patterns in paediatric outpatients of different countries is found in the literature...
  95. pmc Binge drinking and unsafe sex: a study of narcology hospital patients from St. Petersburg, Russia
    A Raj
    Department of Social Behavioral Sciences, Boston University of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    Subst Abus 30:213-22. 2009
    ..01, ns). Findings document substantial HIV/STD risk and prevalence among Russian narcology patients, but no link between binge drinking and unprotected sex in this population, possibly due to very low rates of condom use generally...
  96. pmc Laboratory diagnosis of Neisseria gonorrhoeae in St Petersburg, Russia: inventory, performance characteristics and recommended optimisations
    M Unemo
    National Reference Laboratory for Pathogenic Neisseria, Department of Clinical Microbiology, Orebro University Hospital, SE 701 85 Orebro, Sweden
    Sex Transm Infect 82:41-4. 2006
    ..the laboratory diagnosis of Neisseria gonorrhoeae at five laboratories in St Petersburg and Leningradskaya Oblast, Russia, in 2004, and to recommend optimisations for an increased adherence to international evidence based ..
  97. ncbi Spread of vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus faecium in two haematological centres in Russia
    Anna N Brilliantova
    National Research Center for Hematology, Moscow, Russia
    Int J Antimicrob Agents 35:177-81. 2010
    ..diversity of vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus faecium isolated from patients with haematological malignancies in Russia. Pulsed-field gel electrophoresis (PFGE) typing of 129 vanA-positive E...
  98. ncbi ADHD symptoms and associated psychopathology in a community sample of adolescents from the European north of Russia
    Vladislav Ruchkin
    Child Study Center, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520 7900, USA
    J Atten Disord 12:54-63. 2008
    To assess the prevalence of ADHD symptoms and their relationship to psychopathology in adolescents from the European North of Russia.
  99. ncbi Evolution of telemedicine in Russia: the influence of the space program on modern telemedicine programs
    Charles R Doarn
    Medical Informatics and Technology Applications Consortium, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia 23298, USA
    Telemed J E Health 9:103-9. 2003
    Telemedicine education and application throughout Russia has its roots in Russia's space program. The concepts of telemedicine have evolved during the course of 40 years of space exploration...
  100. pmc Childhood exposure due to the Chernobyl accident and thyroid cancer risk in contaminated areas of Belarus and Russia
    P Jacob
    GSF Institute of Radiation Protection, Neuherberg, Germany
    Br J Cancer 80:1461-9. 1999
    ..05 Gy the risk was statistically significantly elevated. Dependencies of risks on age-at-exposure and on gender are consistent with findings after external exposures...
  101. pmc Association between year of birth and cognitive functions in Russia and the Czech Republic: cross-sectional results of the HAPIEE study
    Martin Bobak
    MRC Unit for Lifelong Health, University College London, London WC1E 6BT, UK
    Neuroepidemiology 33:231-9. 2009
    To assess differences in cognitive functions by year of birth in Russia and the Czech Republic.

Research Grants15

  1. Mechanism of Translation Elongation Factor 2 Inhibition by Bacterial Toxins
    Terri Goss Kinzy; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..In Russia and neighboring country outbreaks in the 1990s, including more than 115,000 cases and 3,000 deaths from 1990 to ..
  2. MULTIDISCIPLINARY ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH TRAINING
    David Carpenter; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..We propose a multidisciplinary training program in environmental health in the following countries; Romania, Russia, Uzbekistan, Mongolia, Kenya and Uganda...
  3. Feasibility of Pharmacy-Based HIV Interventions among IDUs: 2 New England Cities
    PATRICIA L CASE; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..This application is one of five linked R21 applications - two in the U. S. and one each from India, Russia, and Vietnam -- that have begun to explore the possibility of participating in such a trial...
  4. International Feasibility Study of Pharmacy-Based HIV Prevention: St.Petersburg
    Alla V Shaboltas; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..This application is one of five linked R21 applications - two in the U. S. and one each from India, Russia, and Vietnam -- that have begun to explore the possibility of participating in such a trial...
  5. Suboxone and Methadone for HIV Risk Reduction in Subutex Injectors
    GEORGE EDWARD WOODY; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Unlike Ukraine and Russia where the prevalence of HIV among IDUs is 40-50%, the prevalence among IDUs in Georgia is 10-15% even though ..
  6. 6th Orthomyxovirus Research Conference
    STACEY L SCHULTZ-CHERRY; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..S., Russia, Japan, and many other parts of the world...
  7. Theiler?s virus as a potential cause of Vilyuisk encephalitis
    HOWARD LEE LIPTON; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..geographic area in the Lena-Aldan river valleys where Yakutsk, the capital of the Sahka Republic in Siberia (Russia), is located...
  8. International Feasibility Study of Pharmacy-based HIV Prevention: San Francisco
    Alexander H Kral; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..is to conduct the needed feasibility and preparatory work in five settings across four countries: India, Vietnam, Russia, and the United States (including this application from San Francisco)...
  9. Feasibility of Pharmacy-Based HIV Interventions among IDUs: Ha Giang, Vietnam
    NANCY PIELEMEIER; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..This application is one of five linked R21 applications- two from the U. S. and one each from India, Russia, and Vietnam - for possible study sites to explore the feasibility of a trial of pharmacy-based interventions...
  10. Impact of PAH carcinogen-DNA adducts on DNA methylation
    Nicholas Geacintov; Fiscal Year: 2003
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant) This research will be done primarily in Russia as an extension of NIH grant # R0l CA 20851. The methylation of DNA plays an important role in the control of gene expression in mammalian cells...
  11. HOST RESPONSE TO HELICOBACTER PYLORI INFECTION
    Pelayo Correa; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..certain groups display higher risk, especially African Americans, Hispanics, Asian Americans and immigrants from Russia and Eastern Europe. This application addresses the question of different outcomes of H...
  12. NIMH Collaborative HIV/STD Prevention Trial (Russia)
    ANTON SOMLAI; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Trial is a two-arm randomized, community-level trial being conducted in five countries--China, India, Peru, Russia, and Zimbabwe...
  13. Feasibility of Pharmacy-Based HIV Interventions among IDUs: India
    Carl A Latkin; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..This application is one of five linked R21 applications - US (2), India (1), Russia (1), and Vietnam (1) - that will explore the possibility of participating in such a trial...
  14. THE BIODEMOGRAPHY OF HUMAN LONGEVITY--A TRAINING PROGRAM
    Leonid Gavrilov; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..analysis of individual familial longevity records) and country of residence (immigrated to the United States from Russia)...
  15. COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS OF GROUP A AND B STREPTOCCAL GENOME
    JOSEPH FERRETTI; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..The Institute of Experimental Medicine (IEM) in St. Petersburg, Russia, is a World Health Organization national center for streptococci and the Department of Microbiology and Immunology ..