Genomes and Genes
Summary: Ethnic group originating in India and entering Europe in the 14th or 15th century.
Publications175 found, 100 shown here
- Gypsy phenylketonuria: a point mutation of the phenylalanine hydroxylase gene in Gypsy families from SlovakiaJ Kalanin
Third Department of Medicine, Institute for Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Praha, Czech Republic
Am J Med Genet 49:235-9. 1994..We analyzed the PAH loci of 65 Gypsies originating from Eastern Slovakia by a combination of PCR amplification, direct sequencing and ASO hybridization...
- The p.R1109X mutation in SH3TC2 gene is predominant in Spanish Gypsies with Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease type 4R Claramunt
Instituto de Biomedicina, Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Cientificas, Valencia, Spain
Clin Genet 71:343-9. 2007..Estimation of the allelic age revealed that the SH3TC2 p.R1109X mutation may have arisen about 225 years ago, probably as the consequence of a bottleneck...
- A founder mutation in the gamma-sarcoglycan gene of gypsies possibly predating their migration out of IndiaF Piccolo
INSERM 129, Hopital Cochin, Paris, France
Hum Mol Genet 5:2019-22. 1996..We found evidence that the mutation occurred between 60 and 200 generations ago, therefore possibly predating the commonly accepted date of migration of the Gypsy ancestors out of India...
- E2 allele of the apolipoprotein E gene polymorphism is predictive for obesity status in Roma minority population of CroatiaHrvojka Marija Zeljko
Department of Internal Medicine, Clinical Hospital Merkur, Zajceva 19, 10000 Zagreb, Croatia
Lipids Health Dis 10:9. 2011The Roma (Gypsies) are a transnational minority, founder population characterized by unique genetic background modeled by culturally determined endogamy...
- Policies to improve the health and well-being of Roma people: the European experienceGabriella Fésüs
Department of Preventive Medicine, Faculty of Public Health, Medical and Health Sciences Centre, University of Debrecen, H 4012 Debrecen, POB 2, Hungary
Health Policy 105:25-32. 2012....
- Mitochondrial DNA variability in Slovaks, with application to the Roma originB A Malyarchuk
Institute of Biological Problems of the North, Russian Academy of Sciences, Portovaya str 18, Magadan, Russia
Ann Hum Genet 72:228-40. 2008..Moreover, we show that haplogroup J lineages found in gene pools of the Roma and some Slavonic populations (Czechs and Slovaks) belong to new subhaplogroup J1a, which is defined by coding region mutation at position 8460...
- A newly discovered founder population: the Roma/GypsiesLuba Kalaydjieva
Western Australian Institute for Medical Research and Centre for Medical Research, The University of Western Australia, Nedlands, Perth, Australia
Bioessays 27:1084-94. 2005The Gypsies (a misnomer, derived from an early legend about Egyptian origins) defy the conventional definition of a population: they have no nation-state, speak different languages, belong to many religions and comprise a mosaic of ..
- Origins and divergence of the Roma (gypsies)D Gresham
Centre for Human Genetics, Edith Cowan University, Perth, WA, Australia
Am J Hum Genet 69:1314-31. 2001The identification of a growing number of novel Mendelian disorders and private mutations in the Roma (Gypsies) points to their unique genetic heritage. Linguistic evidence suggests that they are of diverse Indian origins...
- Mutation history of the roma/gypsiesBharti Morar
Laboratory of Molecular Genetics, Western Australian Institute for Medical Research and UWA Centre for Medical Research, University of Western Australia, Perth, Australia
Am J Hum Genet 75:596-609. 2004The 8-10 million European Roma/Gypsies are a founder population of common origins that has subsequently split into multiple socially divergent and geographically dispersed Gypsy groups...
- Origins of the Moken Sea Gypsies inferred from mitochondrial hypervariable region and whole genome sequencesKelsey Needham Dancause
Department of Anthropology, Binghamton University, Binghamton, NY 13902 6000, USA
J Hum Genet 54:86-93. 2009The origins of the Moken 'Sea Gypsies,' a group of traditionally boat-dwelling nomadic foragers, remain speculative despite previous examinations from linguistic, sociocultural and genetic perspectives...
- Patterns of inter- and intra-group genetic diversity in the Vlax Roma as revealed by Y chromosome and mitochondrial DNA lineagesL Kalaydjieva
Centre for Human Genetics, Edith Cowan University, Perth, Australia
Eur J Hum Genet 9:97-104. 2001..The study unambiguously points to the common origins of the three Vlax groups and the recent nature of the population fissions, and provides preliminary evidence of limited genetic diversity in this young founder population...
- High prevalence of the W24X mutation in the gene encoding connexin-26 (GJB2) in Spanish Romani (gypsies) with autosomal recessive non-syndromic hearing lossAraceli Alvarez
Unidad de Genetica Molecular, Hospital Ramon y Cajal, Madrid, Spain
Am J Med Genet A 137:255-8. 2005..A cohort of 34 families of Spanish Romani (gypsies) with ARNSHI was screened for mutations in GJB2...
- ANO10 c.1150_1151del is a founder mutation causing autosomal recessive cerebellar ataxia in Roma/GypsiesTeodora Chamova
Clinic of Neurology, University Hospital Alexandrovska, Sofia, Bulgaria
J Neurol 259:906-11. 2012..One of the three described families were Roma/Gypsies from Serbia, where the affected individuals were homozygous for the truncating p...
- Allergy to dermatophagoides in a group of Spanish gypsies: genetic restrictionsB Cardaba
Fundacion Jimenez Diaz, Immunology Department, Avda Reyes Catolicos 2, E 28040 Madrid, Spain
Int Arch Allergy Immunol 125:297-306. 2001Spanish gypsies have traditionally lived as nomads, a reason why few epidemiological studies were done in this ethnic group...
- 125th ENMC International Workshop: Neuromuscular disorders in the Roma (Gypsy) population, 23-25 April 2004, Naarden, The NetherlandsLuba Kalaydjieva
Western Australian Institute for Medical Research and Centre for Medical Research, The University of Western Australia, Perth, Australia
Neuromuscul Disord 15:65-71. 2005
- Partial deficiency of the C-terminal-domain phosphatase of RNA polymerase II is associated with congenital cataracts facial dysmorphism neuropathy syndromeRaymonda Varon
Institute of Human Genetics, Charite, Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany
Nat Genet 35:185-9. 2003..OMIM 604168) is an autosomal recessive developmental disorder that occurs in an endogamous group of Vlax Roma (Gypsies; refs. 1-3)...
- A perspective on the history of the Iberian gypsies provided by phylogeographic analysis of Y-chromosome lineagesA Gusmão
Instituto de Patologia e Imunologia da Universidade do Porto, Rua Dr Roberto Frias s n, Porto, Portugal
Ann Hum Genet 72:215-27. 2008The European Gypsies, commonly referred to as Roma, are represented by a vast number of groups spread across many countries...
- Health of the world's Roma populationKent A Sepkowitz
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York City, NY 10021, USA
Lancet 367:1707-8. 2006
- Studying vulnerable populations: lessons from the Roma minorityKarolina Kósa
Division of Health Promotion, Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Debrecen, Debrecen, Hungary
Epidemiology 18:290-9. 2007..Careful documentation of methodology and active involvement of the minorities themselves can increase trust between the investigators and the research subjects, which can in turn improve research on minority health...
- Gene mapping in Gypsies identifies a novel demyelinating neuropathy on chromosome 8q24L Kalaydjieva
Laboratory of Molecular Pathology, Medical University, Sofia, Bulgaria
Nat Genet 14:214-7. 1996..In the search for genetic isolates ranging from Pacific islands to Middle East deserts, the 10 million Gypsies resident in Europe have largely escaped the attention of geneticists...
- Trapped between tradition and transition--anthropological and epidemiological cross-sectional study of Bayash Roma in CroatiaTatjana Skaric-Juric
Tatjana Skaric Juric, Institute for Anthropological Research, Gajeva 32, 10000 Zagreb, Croatia
Croat Med J 48:708-19. 2007....
- Socioeconomic indicators and ethnicity as determinants of regional mortality rates in SlovakiaKatarina Rosicova
Kosice Self Governing Region, Land Use Planning Department, Namestie Maratonu mieru 1, 040 01 Kosice, Slovakia
Int J Public Health 54:274-82. 2009..The present study examines the relationship between education, unemployment, income, Roma population and regional mortality in the Slovak Republic...
- A comparative health survey of the inhabitants of Roma settlements in HungaryZsigmond Kósa
Szabolcs Szatmár Bereg County, Hungary
Am J Public Health 97:853-9. 2007..We compared the health of people living in Roma settlements with that of the general population in Hungary...
- Body mass index and nutritional status of the Bayash Roma from eastern CroatiaMatea Zajc
Institute for Anthropological Research, Zagreb, Croatia
Coll Antropol 30:783-7. 2006..It appears to be the product of unhealthy dietary habits and their socio-economic deprivation that resulted from their poor education and extremely high unemployment...
- Does socioeconomic status fully mediate the effect of ethnicity on the health of Roma people in Hungary?Z Voko
Department of Preventive Medicine, Medical and Health Sciences Centre, University of Debrecen, Kassai, Hungary
J Epidemiol Community Health 63:455-60. 2009..Several models have been proposed to explain the association between ethnicity and health. It was investigated whether the association between Roma ethnicity and health is fully mediated by socioeconomic status in Hungary...
- Twenty-one novel mutations in the GLB1 gene identified in a large group of GM1-gangliosidosis and Morquio B patients: possible common origin for the prevalent p.R59H mutation among gypsiesRaul Santamaria
Departament de Genetica, Facultat de Biologia, Universitat de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
Hum Mutat 27:1060. 2006..R59H mutation may be appropriate in GM1-gangliosidosis patients of Gypsy origin. This is the first exhaustive mutational analysis performed in a large group of Iberian GM1-gangliosidosis and Morquio B patients...
- Multiple sclerosis in Gypsies from southern Spain: prevalence, mitochondrial DNA haplogroups and HLA class II associationO Fernandez
Institute of Clinical Neurosciences, Hospital Regional Universitario Carlos Haya, Malaga, Spain
Tissue Antigens 71:426-33. 2008Occasional reports have mentioned the prevalence of multiple sclerosis (MS) among Gypsies, and no studies have examined to date the prevalence of MS or human leukocyte antigen (HLA) genetics associations in the Spanish Gypsy population...
- Minority health and small numbers epidemiology: a case study of living conditions and the health of children in 5 foreign Romá camps in ItalyLorenzo Monasta
Unit for Health Services Research and International Health, Institute for Maternal and Child Health, Istituto di Ricerca e Cura a Carattere Scientifico, Burlo Garofolo, Trieste, Italy
Am J Public Health 98:2035-41. 2008..We sought to test methods for generating epidemiological evidence on health conditions of small, dispersed minority communities...
- Health behaviors, nutritional status, and anthropometric parameters of Roma and non-Roma mothers and their infants in the Czech RepublicJolana Rambousková
Department of Nutrition, 3rd Faculty of Medicine, Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic
J Nutr Educ Behav 41:58-64. 2009..To compare maternal health behaviors, maternal nutritional status, and infant size at birth of Romas and non-Romas in the Czech Republic...
- Traditional CVD risk factors and socio-economic deprivation in Roma minority population of CroatiaHrvojka Zeljko
General Hospital Sveti Duh, Zagreb, Croatia
Coll Antropol 32:667-76. 2008..Therefore, it is important to recognize the need for early cardiovascular disease risk factors prevention in this minority population...
- A genetic historical sketch of European Gypsies: The perspective from autosomal markersAlfredo Gusmão
IPATIMUP, Instituto de Patologia e Imunologia Molecular da Universidade do Porto, Porto 4200 465, Portugal
Am J Phys Anthropol 141:507-14. 2010In this study, 123 unrelated Portuguese Gypsies were analyzed for 15 highly polymorphic autosomal short tandem repeats (STRs). Average gene diversity across the 15 markers was 76...
- Cardiovascular risk predictors in central Slovakian Roma children and adolescents: regional differencesZuzana Hujová
Department of Biology, Faculty of Science, Matthias Belius University, Banska Bystrica, Slovakia
Cent Eur J Public Health 18:139-44. 2010..The results of the study should improve the paediatric health treatment and prevention of CVD risk predictors for Roma from different cities...
- Unfavourable birth outcomes of the Roma women in the Czech Republic and the potential explanations: a population-based studyMartin Bobak
International Centre for Health and Society, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, 1 19 Torrington Place, London WC1E 6BT, UK
BMC Public Health 5:106. 2005..The objective of this study was to quantify the differences in birth outcomes between Roma and non-Roma mothers in the Czech Republic and to investigate the potential causes of such differences...
- A founder mutation in the GK1 gene is responsible for galactokinase deficiency in Roma (Gypsies)L Kalaydjieva
Centre for Human Genetics, Edith Cowan University, Joondalup Campus, Perth WA 6027, Australia
Am J Hum Genet 65:1299-307. 1999..The P28T carrier rate in this endogamous population is approximately 5%, suggesting that the mutation may be an important cause of early childhood blindness in countries with a sizeable Roma minority...
- Hereditary motor and sensory neuropathy-russe: new autosomal recessive neuropathy in Balkan GypsiesP K Thomas
Institute of Neurology and National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, London, UK
Ann Neurol 50:452-7. 2001A novel peripheral neuropathy of autosomal recessive inheritance has been identified in Balkan Gypsies and termed hereditary motor and sensory neuropathy-Russe (HMSN-R). We investigated 21 affected individuals from 10 families...
- Health needs of the Roma population in the Czech and Slovak RepublicsI Koupilova
European Centre on Health of Societies in Transition, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK
Soc Sci Med 53:1191-204. 2001..There is a need for further research into the health of Roma people with particular emphasis on non-communicable disease and for interventions that would improve their health...
- Psychosocial factors of coronary heart disease and quality of life among Roma coronary patients: a study matched by socioeconomic positionZuzana Skodova
Department of Non medical Study Programs, Comenius University, Malá Hora 5, Martin, Slovakia
Int J Public Health 55:373-80. 2010..The aim of this study was to assess whether psychosocial factors and health-related quality of life (HRQL) differ between Roma and non-Roma coronary patients and to what degree socioeconomic status (SES) explains these differences...
- Health and use of health services: a comparison between Gypsies and Travellers and other ethnic groupsJean Peters
University of Sheffield, Sheffield, UK
Ethn Health 14:359-77. 2009..To examine the health status of adults from black and minority ethnic groups and from a socio-economically mixed White population, all resident in England...
- Health status of Gypsies and Travellers in EnglandGlenys Parry
School of Health and Related Research, University of Sheffield, Regent Court, 30 Regent Street, Sheffield S1 4DA, UK
J Epidemiol Community Health 61:198-204. 2007To provide the first valid and reliable estimate of the health status of Gypsies and Travellers in England by using standardised instruments to compare their health with that of a UK resident non-Traveller sample, drawn from different ..
- The prevalence of female obesity in the world and in the Slovak Gypsy womenS Dolinska
Department of Biology, Faculty of Humanities and Natural Science, University of Presov, Slovakia
Bratisl Lek Listy 108:207-11. 2007....
- Vlax Roma history: what do coalescent-based methods tell us?R Chaix
Equipe de Génétique des Populations, Unité d Eco Anthropologie, Musée de l Homme, Paris, France
Eur J Hum Genet 12:285-92. 2004Three coalescent-based methods allowed us to infer some aspects of the history of three Bulgarian Gypsies populations belonging to the Vlax linguistic group: the Lom, Rudari and Kalderas...
- The crossroads of culture and health among the Roma (Gypsies)Carrie Vivian
Department of Sociology, McDaniel College, 2 College Hill, Westminster, MD 21157 4390, USA
J Nurs Scholarsh 36:86-91. 2004..health care providers to commonly encountered cross-cultural impediments to optimal health care delivery for the Roma (also known as Gypsies) and to offer suggestions for avoiding culturally based problems in treating this subculture.
- Health status of Gypsy TravellersP Van Cleemput
Research and Development Directorate, Community Health Sheffield NHS Trust
J Public Health Med 23:129-34. 2001..The aim of this study was to compare the health status of traditional Gypsy Travellers with norms from the UK population, and with a concurrent comparison group using the Euroqol health status measure (EQ-5D)...
- To what extent does socioeconomic status explain differences in health between Roma and non-Roma adolescents in Slovakia?Peter Kolarcik
Kosice Institute for Society and Health, P J Safarik University, Moyzesova 16, 040 01 Kosice, Slovakia
Soc Sci Med 68:1279-84. 2009..Socioeconomic status decreased the association of ethnicity with health outcomes. Adjustment for social desirability had a significant effect on the differences for all outcomes, except for accidents and injuries during the past year...
- Substance use in Roma and non-Roma adolescentsJozsef Gerevich
Addiction Research Institute, Budapest, Hungary
J Nerv Ment Dis 198:432-6. 2010....
- The health of the Roma people: a review of the published literatureS Hajioff
European Centre on Health of Societies in Transition, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT
J Epidemiol Community Health 54:864-9. 2000..While it is widely believed that the health of Roma people is often poorer than the majority population, these inequalities remain largely unresearched...
- Health status of Romanies (Gypsies) in the Slovak Republic and in the neighbouring countriesE Ginter
Institute of Preventive and Clinical Medicine, Limbova 14, SK 833 01 Bratislava, Slovakia
Bratisl Lek Listy 102:479-84. 2001..The aim of this review is to react to this notice with an analysis of present situation and with presentation of data of our epidemiological investigation on health status, nutrition and lifestyle of Romanies. (Fig. 4, Ref. 35.)..
- Short life expectancy and metabolic syndrome in Romanies (gypsies) in SlovakiaVlado Simko
State University New York, Downstate Medical Center at Brooklyn, USA
Cent Eur J Public Health 18:16-8. 2010..Such unique metabolic feature in Romanies will undoubtedly stimulate further research in molecular biology that may ultimately clarify the role of "thrifty genes"...
- Comparison of the health of Roma and non-Roma children living in the district of TepliceMiroslav Dostal
Institute of Experimental Medicine, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Prague, Czech Republic
Int J Public Health 55:435-41. 2010..To compare the morbidity of 66 Roma and 466 non-Roma children born and living in a diffused type of habitation in the district of Teplice...
- Screening for diabetes among Roma people living in SerbiaTeodora Beljic Zivkovic
Zvezdara University Medical Center, Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolic Disorders, Dimitrija Tucovica 161, 11000 Beograd, Serbia
Croat Med J 51:144-50. 2010..To investigate the prevalence of diabetes in the Roma population in Serbia...
- Bipolar disorder in the Bulgarian Gypsies: genetic heterogeneity in a young founder populationRadka Kaneva
Medical University of Sofia, Bulgaria
Am J Med Genet B Neuropsychiatr Genet 150:191-201. 2009..The Gypsies are a young founder population comprising multiple genetically differentiated sub-isolates with strong founder ..
- Mortality of Roma population in Serbia, 2002-2005Dragan Bogdanovic
Public Health Institute Nis, Nis, Serbia
Croat Med J 48:720-6. 2007..To describe and compare mortality and population changes in the Roma and non-Roma population in Serbia in 2002 and 2005...
- Cardiovascular risk factors in young Gypsy populationM Krajcovicova-Kudlackova
Research Base of the Slovak Medical University, Institute of Preventive and Clinical Medicine, Bratislava, Slovakia
Bratisl Lek Listy 105:256-9. 2004..tab. 2, ref. 22.)...
- Genetic identity of Marinesco-Sjögren/myoglobinuria and CCFDN syndromesL Merlini
Neuromuscular Unit, Istituto Ortopedico Rizzoli, Bologna, Italy
Neurology 58:231-6. 2002....
- Congenital cataracts facial dysmorphism neuropathy (CCFDN) syndrome: a novel developmental disorder in Gypsies maps to 18qterD Angelicheva
Centre for Human Genetics, Edith Cowan University, Perth, Australia
Eur J Hum Genet 7:560-6. 1999..CCFDN co-localises with an EST which shows high homology to a conserved Drosophila gene involved in the regulation of nervous system development in vertebrates...
- The P28T mutation in the GALK1 gene accounts for galactokinase deficiency in Roma (Gypsy) patients across EuropeMichael Hunter
Centre for Human Genetics, Edith Cowan University, Perth, W A, Australia
Pediatr Res 51:602-6. 2002..The disorder is rare worldwide, but has a high incidence among the Roma (Gypsies). In 1999, we reported the founder Romani mutation, P28T, identified in affected families from Bulgaria...
- Phenylketonuria in Spanish Gypsies: prevalence of the IVS10nt546 mutation on haplotype 34L R Desviat
Centro de Biologia Molecular Severo Ochoa, CSIC UAM, Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, Spain
Hum Mutat 9:66-8. 1997
- Phenotypic manifestations of the OCTN2 V295X mutation: sudden infant death and carnitine-responsive cardiomyopathy in Roma familiesBela Melegh
Department of Medical Genetics and Child Development, University of Pecs, Pecs, Hungary
Am J Med Genet A 131:121-6. 2004..The mutant gene derived from five non-consanguineous grandparents, each of them having 6-14 brothers and sisters. This alone suggests a wide ancestral spread of the mutation in certain Roma subpopulations...
- A 71-nucleotide deletion in the periaxin gene in a Romani patient with early-onset slowly progressive demyelinating CMTL Barankova
Department of Neurology, 2nd School of Medicine, Charles University Prague, Prague, Czech Republic
Eur J Neurol 15:548-51. 2008..To date, 10 non-sense or frameshift PRX mutations have been reported in patients with early-onset neuropathy and further disease course consistent with either Dejerine-Sottas neuropathy or slow-progressive demyelinating CMT...
- [Gamma-sarcoglycanopathy: clinico-pathological and genetic study of 11 cases]D Garcia-Garcia
Servicio de Anatomía Patológica y Neuropatología, Hospital do Meixoeiro, Vigo, Espana
Rev Neurol 26:905-11. 1998..A new mutation in the gamma-sarcoglycan gene, 13q12, has been described recently and is exclusive of the gypsy community...
- Increasing rate of childhood tuberculosis in a region of east CroatiaNeda Aberle
Children s Department, General Hospital Dr Josip Bencevic, Slavonski Brod, Croatia
Pediatr Int 49:183-9. 2007..The region was heavily involved in recent military activities and migrations in Croatia and Bosnia (1991-1995). Before the war, the population was reasonably well situated, educated and provided with health services...
- [A vaccination campaign for gypsy children in Rome]G Baglio
Agenzia di Sanità Pubblica Regione Lazio, Roma
Ann Ig 17:197-207. 2005..The mobilisation of a wide range of competences has thus enabled the attainment of a high level of effectiveness...
- Comparing the use of an accident and emergency department by children from two Local Authority Gypsy sites with that of their neighboursHilary Beach
University of the West of England, Faculty of Health and Social Care, Glenside Campus, Blackberry Hill, Stapleton, Bristol BS16 1DD, UK
Public Health 120:882-4. 2006
- [Hereditary motor and sensory Lom-neuropathy--first Hungarian case report]Antal Szabo
Neurológiai Klinika, Debrecen
Ideggyogy Sz 60:51-5. 2007..Screening for hereditary neuromuscular disorders in this genetically isolated community may become an important public health issue in the near future...
- Cluster of measles cases in the Roma/Sinti population, Italy, June-September 2006A Filia
Centro Nazionale di Epidemiologia Sorveglianza e Promozione della Salute, Istituto Superiore di Sanita, Rome, Italy
Euro Surveill 11:E061012.2. 2006....
- High incidence of short rib-polydactyly syndrome type IV in a Hungarian Roma subpopulationNora Kovacs
Department of Pediatrics, University of Pecs, Pecs, Hungary
Am J Med Genet A 140:2816-8. 2006
- Clinical spectrum of CMT4C disease in patients homozygous for the p.Arg1109X mutation in SH3TC2Jaume Colomer
Servei de Neurologia, Hospital Sant Joan de Deu, Barcelona, Spain
Neuromuscul Disord 16:449-53. 2006....
- A common mutation (epsilon1267delG) in congenital myasthenic patients of Gypsy ethnic originA Abicht
Genzentrum und Friedrich Baur Institut, LMU Munchen, Germany
Neurology 53:1564-9. 1999..Mutation analysis of the acetylcholine receptor (AChR) epsilon subunit gene in patients with sporadic or autosomal recessive congenital myasthenic syndromes (CMS)...
- Early clinical and electrophysiologic features of the two most common autosomal recessive forms of Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease in the Roma (Gypsies)Velina Guergueltcheva
Department of Neurology, Sofia Medical University, Bulgaria
J Child Neurol 21:20-5. 2006Our recent studies of the genetic epidemiology of neuromuscular disorders in Gypsies in Bulgaria have revealed that two private disorders, hereditary motor and sensory neuropathy type Lom and hereditary motor and sensory neuropathy type ..
- Vaccination coverage in hard to reach Roma children in SloveniaAlenka Kraigher
Communicable Diseases Center, Institute of Public Health of the Republic of Slovenia, Ljubljana, Slovenia
Coll Antropol 30:789-94. 2006..Many joint efforts will have to be made to improve the vaccination coverage in Roma communities...
- Genetic conditions in the Irish Roma gypsy populationS O'Connell
National Centre for Medical Genetics, Our Ladys Hospital for Sick Children, Dublin 12
Ir Med J 98:246-7. 2005....
- [Community outbreak of hepatitis A in a marginal population. Vaccination for its control and acceptance of the measure]Araceli Arce Arnáez
Servicio de Salud Pública, Area 11, Consejeria de Sanidad y Consumo, Madrid, Espana
Aten Primaria 39:139-43. 2007..To study a community outbreak of hepatitis A in a marginal population and the public health response in order to bring it under control...
- Prenatal polychlorinated biphenyl exposures in eastern Slovakia modify effects of social factors on birthweightDean Sonneborn
Division of Epidemiology, Department of Public Health Sciences, School of Medicine, University of California, Davis, CA 95616, USA
Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 22:202-13. 2008....
- Health status of the Slovakia population at its entry to the European UnionE Ginter
Institute of Public Health SR, Bratislava, Slovakia
Bratisl Lek Listy 106:45-54. 2005..However, with health care improving constantly in EU countries in all these areas, it will not be easy for SR to catch up with EU. We estimate that this process might possibly take up to 20 years. (Tab. 5, Fig. 11, Ref. 26.)..
- [Roma colonies in Hungary--medical care of children and hygienic conditions]Gyorgy Ungvary
Fodor József Országos Közegészségügyi Központ, Budapest
Orv Hetil 146:691-9. 2005..The hygienic conditions and the public health safety of the Hungarian Roma living in colonies are poorly known, the health care of Romany children is often subject to criticism...
- Familial generalized epilepsy in Bulgarian RomaIvailo Tournev
Sofia Medical University, Bulgaria
Epileptic Disord 9:300-6. 2007..Epilepsy appears as a fairly frequent medical condition among Bulgarian Gypsies, and many patients can be related to large pedigrees that may then be studied by conventional genetic linkage ..
- Importation and circulation of poliovirus in Bulgaria in 2001Mira Kojouharova
Department of Epidemiology, National Center for Infectious and Parasitic Diseases, Sofia, Bulgaria
Bull World Health Organ 81:476-81. 2003..To characterize the circumstances in which poliomyelitis occurred among three children in Bulgaria during 2001 and to describe the public health response...
- [Vaccine coverage study and intervention with health community agents in a marginal gypsy community of Alicante]F Martínez-Campillo García
Sección de Epidemiologia Centro Salud Pública de Alicante España
Aten Primaria 31:234-8. 2003....
- [Health status of the roma population in Hungary]Karolina Kósa
Debreceni Egyetem, Orvos és Egészségtudományi Centrum Népegészségügyi Iskola, Debrecen
Orv Hetil 143:2419-26. 2002..They give a summary on the demography of gypsies, an overview of publications on pregnancy, delivery and infant mortality, on adult morbidity and mortality, on ..
- Rapid health impact appraisal of eviction versus a housing project in a colony-dwelling Roma communityKarolina Kósa
Faculty of Public Health, Medical and Health Science Centre, University of Debrecen, H 4028 Debrecen, Kassai út 26 b, Hungary
J Epidemiol Community Health 61:960-5. 2007..Two scenarios, eviction with placement on the waiting list for social housing versus a replacement housing development, were identified and specified. A health impact assessment (HIA) was carried out to inform subsequent negotiations...
- [The organization of a campaign of vaccination in the standing population of Gypsy Camps in the City of Rome. Scenery and methodology]M E Trillò
Dipartimento Materno Infantile, ASL Roma C
Ann Ig 14:33-8. 2002
- The presence of health-risk behaviour in Roma familyDragana Niksic
Institute of Social Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Sarajevo, Cekalusa 90, 71 000 Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Bosn J Basic Med Sci 7:144-9. 2007..In the future, it will be necessary to create the kind of family environment that would enable improvement of health condition and decrease the behaviour that endangers the health of children...
- [Outbreak of measles in Kielce--June 2001]Jan Krzysztof Bartel
Wojewódzka Stacja Sanitarno Epidemiologiczna w Kielcach
Przegl Epidemiol 56:29-32. 2002..Nine cases belonged to Gypsy community and were less than 16 years of age. Remaining 3 cases were medical care workers of age 29-31. None of the children involved in the outbreak have been previously vaccinated against measles...
- Spinal muscular atrophy among the Roma (Gypsies) in Bulgaria and HungaryAlbena Jordanova
Laboratory of Molecular Pathology, Sofia Medical University, Sofia, Bulgaria
Neuromuscul Disord 12:378-85. 2002..The similar chromosomal background on which the different mutations occur suggests a common origin and founder effect, with rearrangements of a single ancestral chromosome resulting in a diversity of molecular defects...
- High levels of sexual HIV/STD risk behaviour among Roma (Gypsy) men in Bulgaria: patterns and predictors of risk in a representative community sampleElena Kabakchieva
Health and Social Development Foundation, Sofia, Bulgaria
Int J STD AIDS 13:184-91. 2002..Roma (or Gypsies) constitute such a vulnerable group...
- A new mutation (intron 9 +1 G>T) in the SLC12A3 gene is linked to Gitelman syndrome in GypsiesEliecer Coto
Hospital Universitario Central de Asturias, Spain
Kidney Int 65:25-9. 2004..The purpose of this study was to investigate the underlying mutation in Gitelman syndrome patients of Gypsy race from different geographic origin...
- Gender roles and HIV sexual risk vulnerability of Roma (Gypsies) men and women in Bulgaria and Hungary: an ethnographic studyJ A Kelly
Center for AIDS Intervention Research, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, 53202, USA
AIDS Care 16:231-45. 2004..There is an urgent need for the development of HIV prevention programs culturally sensitive to Roma populations in Eastern Europe, where HIV rates are rapidly rising...
- Multiple identification of a particular type of hereditary C1q deficiency in the Turkish population: review of the cases and additional genetic and functional analysisF Petry
Institute of Medical Microbiology and Hygiene, Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz, Germany
Hum Genet 100:51-6. 1997....
- Anthropometric and cardiopulmonary parameters in Bulgarian and Romany children: cross-sectional studyStoilka Mandadzhieva
Department of Pathophysiology, Medical University of Plovdiv, 15A Vassil Aprilov Blvd, 4002 Plovdiv, Bulgaria
Croat Med J 46:294-301. 2005..To examine anthropometric parameters and cardiopulmonary function in Bulgarian and Romany children...
- [Congenital cataracts facial dysmorphism neuropathy syndrome--first Hungarian case report]Eva Siska
Orszagos Pszichiatriai es Neurologiai Intezet, Molekuláris Neurológiai Osztály, 1021 Budapest
Ideggyogy Sz 60:257-62. 2007..data the authors presume that the CCFDN mutation reached Hungary as a result of emigration of Vlax Gypsies in the 18th century...
- Ethnic specific background of mutations in Bulgarian patients with Wilson diseaseT Todorov
Genet Couns 18:445-50. 2007
- [Maltreated gypsy children: social and health risk factors and high-priority health care needs]G Olivan Gonzalvo
Servicios de Pediatría y Adolescencia Instituto Aragonés de Servicios Sociales Gobierno de Aragón Zaragoza España
An Pediatr (Barc) 60:28-34. 2004....
- Comparative analysis of dermatoglyphic traits in Hungarian and Gypsy populationsAttila Sándor Nagy
Department of Evolutionary Zoology and Human Biology, University of Debrecen, PO Box 6, H 4010 Debrecen, Hungary
Hum Biol 76:383-400. 2004..The existence of the difference also shows that admixture between Hungarians and Gypsies has been small despite their living beside one another for several centuries.
- Gly111Ser mutation in CD8A gene causing CD8 immunodeficiency is found in Spanish GypsiesEsther Mancebo
Servicio de Inmunologia, Hospital Universitario 12 de Octubre, Avda Cordoba s n, 28041 Madrid, Spain
Mol Immunol 45:479-84. 2008..CD8 immunodeficiency should be given diagnostic consideration in Spanish Gypsies with recurrent infections...
- High frequency of GJB2 mutation W24X among Slovak Romany (Gypsy) patients with non-syndromic hearing loss (NSHL)G Minarik
Department of Molecular Biology, Comenius University Faculty of Natural Sciences, Mlynská dolina B2 210, 842 15 Bratislava 4, Slovakia
Gen Physiol Biophys 22:549-56. 2003..In this work, DNA samples from 54 unrelated NSHL patients from endogamous and inbred population of Slovak Roms (Gypsies) from Eastern Slovakia were screened for GJB2 mutations...
- Antioxidant vitamins levels--nutrition and smokingM Valachovicova
Slovak Health University, Institute of Preventive and Clinical Medicine, Bratislava, Slovakia
Bratisl Lek Listy 104:411-4. 2003..tab. 1, fig. 1, ref. 17.)...
- Identification of the deletions in the UGT1A1 gene of the patients with Crigler-Najjar syndrome type I from SlovakiaI Zmetáková
Department of Molecular Biology, Faculty of Natural Sciences, Comenius University, Mlynská dolina B2 210, 842 15 Bratislava, Slovakia
Gen Physiol Biophys 26:306-10. 2007..Haplotype analysis suggests that the 1220delA mutation is identical by descent in both families, though they originate from two ethnically different populations (Slovaks vs. Roms)...
- Founder mutation causing infantile GM1-gangliosidosis in the Gypsy populationIvanka Sinigerska
Laboratory of Molecular Pathology, Medical University, Sofia, Bulgaria
Mol Genet Metab 88:93-5. 2006The Gypsies are a trans-national founder population of Asian descent, whose genetic heritage is still incompletely characterized...
- Religious aspects of organ transplantationP Bruzzone
Divisione Trapianti d Organo, Dipartimento Paride Stefanini, Universita di Roma La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
Transplant Proc 40:1064-7. 2008..However, transplantation from deceased donors may be discouraged by Native Americans, Roma Gypsies, Confucians, Shintoists, and some Orthodox rabbis...
- Food-induced acute generalized exanthematous pustulosis in a pregnant womanSonya Valkova
Department of Dermatology and Venereology, University Hospital, Pleven, Bulgaria
Skinmed 5:199-201. 2006..She was discharged with complete resolution of the skin lesions, preceded by massive desquamation of the epidermis. The 1-year follow-up of the patient revealed no relapses or new pustular eruptions...
- Homocysteine and its nutritional determinants in two ethnic groups of SlovakiaM Krajcovicova-Kudlackova
Slovak Medical University, Bratislava, Slovak Republic
Cent Eur J Public Health 12:217-9. 2004....
- Early Childhood Development and PCB Exposures in Slovak*Irva Hertz Picciotto; Fiscal Year: 2005..Other unique features include the evaluation of hearing loss at birth, the measurement of hydroxy and methylsulfone metabolites of PCBs, and a population which includes about 1/3 Gypsies.
- HEALTH RELATED INTERVENTIONS FOR PERSONS LIVING WITH HIVJeffrey Kelly; Fiscal Year: 2004..abstract_text> ..
- NIMH Collaborative HIV/STD Prevention Trial (Russia)ANTON SOMLAI; Fiscal Year: 2006..unreadable] [unreadable]..
- INTERNET HIV PREVENTION TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER + WORLD NGOSJeffrey Kelly; Fiscal Year: 2004....
- Internet-Based Models to Enhance HIV Prevention Technol*Jeffrey Kelly; Fiscal Year: 2004....
- Targeted Social Network HIV Prevention InterventionYuri Amirkhanian; Fiscal Year: 2007..This research, if successful, will provide a model that can be used to focus HIV prevention efforts on community population segments in greatest need. ..
- HIV Risk Reduction Predictors in Russian Social NetworksYuri Amirkhanian; Fiscal Year: 2006..s. ..
- Interventions with HIV+ and HIV- IDUs in UkraineRobert Booth; Fiscal Year: 2007..Analyses will also evaluate differences between IDUs who are HIV infected (estimated at 42%) and those who are not infected. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- HIV RISK IN DRUG USERS--RELAPSE AND MAINTENANCE BEHAVIORRobert Booth; Fiscal Year: 2002..The impact of contextual factors (in particular, the street addict role) and psychological co-morbidity (anxiety, depression and anti-social personality disorder), on risk behaviors will also be assessed. ..
- Clinical Research and Mentoring in Infectious DiseaseKent Sepkowitz; Fiscal Year: 2006..abstract_text> ..
- Cohort Study of Nitrate Exposure, MHG, and HealthCatherine Zeman; Fiscal Year: 2004..of nitrate/nitrite containing waters and the overall health effects as they may reflect on the current maximum contaminant level, MCL of 10 ppm (mg/I) nitrate/nitrogen, a level that was set without consideration of a safety factor ..
- Reducing HCV/HIV risks comparing two interventionsRobert Booth; Fiscal Year: 2007..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..