women

Summary

Summary: Human adult females as cultural, psychological, sociological, political, and economic entities.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Effect of a participatory intervention with women's groups on birth outcomes in Nepal: cluster-randomised controlled trial
    Dharma S Manandhar
    Mother and Infant Research Activities MIRA, PO Box 921, Kathmandu, Nepal
    Lancet 364:970-9. 2004
  2. pmc Why do women not use antenatal services in low- and middle-income countries? A meta-synthesis of qualitative studies
    Kenneth Finlayson
    Research into Childbirth and Health Unit, School of Health, University of Central Lancashire, Preston, UK
    PLoS Med 10:e1001373. 2013
  3. ncbi Just get out the door! Importance of walking outside the home for maintaining mobility: findings from the women's health and aging study
    Eleanor M Simonsick
    Clinical Research Branch, National Institute on Aging, Baltimore, Maryland 21225, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 53:198-203. 2005
  4. doi Effect of a participatory intervention with women's groups on birth outcomes and maternal depression in Jharkhand and Orissa, India: a cluster-randomised controlled trial
    Prasanta Tripathy
    Ekjut, Chakradharpur, Jharkhand, India
    Lancet 375:1182-92. 2010
  5. ncbi Physical activity patterns in a diverse population of women
    B Sternfeld
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente Medical Care Program, 3505 Broadway, Oakland, California, 94611, USA
    Prev Med 28:313-23. 1999
  6. pmc Barriers to accessing highly active antiretroviral therapy by HIV-positive women attending an antenatal clinic in a regional hospital in western Uganda
    Putu Duff
    School of Public Health, University of Alberta, Canada
    J Int AIDS Soc 13:37. 2010
  7. pmc Patterns and correlates of physical activity among US women 40 years and older
    R C Brownson
    Department of Community Health and Prevention Research Center, School of Public Health, Saint Louis University, MO 63108 3342, USA
    Am J Public Health 90:264-70. 2000
  8. pmc Reproductive intentions and outcomes among women on antiretroviral therapy in rural Uganda: a prospective cohort study
    Jaco Homsy
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Global AIDS Program, National Center for HIV, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention, Entebbe, Uganda
    PLoS ONE 4:e4149. 2009
  9. pmc Women's involvement in household decision-making and strengthening social capital-crucial factors for child survival in Ethiopia
    Mesganaw Fantahun
    Department of Community Health, Addis Ababa University, PO Box 24762, Code 1000 Addis Ababa University, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
    Acta Paediatr 96:582-9. 2007
  10. pmc Psychosocial stress at work doubles the risk of type 2 diabetes in middle-aged women: evidence from the Whitehall II study
    Alexandros Heraclides
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Royal Free and University College London Medical School, London, UK
    Diabetes Care 32:2230-5. 2009

Research Grants

  1. GENDER, HORMONES & ANTERIOR CRUCIATE LIGAMENT COMPLIANCE
    David Perrin; Fiscal Year: 2002
  2. MERVYN N WEITZMANN; Fiscal Year: 2016
  3. Genome-wide recombination as a risk factor for nondisjunction
    NATASHA D HOLLIS; Fiscal Year: 2010
  4. Novel Mitochondrial Mechanisms of Ethanol-Induced Cardiac Injury in Aged Females
    DONNA HOPE KORZICK; Fiscal Year: 2010
  5. The role of Fli1 in T cell function and the pathogenesis of lupus
    Tamara K Nowling; Fiscal Year: 2011
  6. IMMUNOGENETICS OF COLLAGEN INDUCED ARTHRITIS IN MICE
    Chella David; Fiscal Year: 2009
  7. Alan Frazer; Fiscal Year: 2016
  8. Biology and Pathologies of Type V Collagen
    Daniel S Greenspan; Fiscal Year: 2013
  9. Vitamin D and Estrogen Action in Bone: Concerted Role for hnRNPs in the C Family
    John S Adams; Fiscal Year: 2013
  10. Epigenetics of Sex Differences in Brain and Behavior
    BRIDGET NUGENT; Fiscal Year: 2012

Detail Information

Publications512 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi Effect of a participatory intervention with women's groups on birth outcomes in Nepal: cluster-randomised controlled trial
    Dharma S Manandhar
    Mother and Infant Research Activities MIRA, PO Box 921, Kathmandu, Nepal
    Lancet 364:970-9. 2004
    ..90% of deliveries in the poorest quintile of households happen at home. We postulated that a community-based participatory intervention could significantly reduce neonatal mortality rates...
  2. pmc Why do women not use antenatal services in low- and middle-income countries? A meta-synthesis of qualitative studies
    Kenneth Finlayson
    Research into Childbirth and Health Unit, School of Health, University of Central Lancashire, Preston, UK
    PLoS Med 10:e1001373. 2013
    Almost 50% of women in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) don't receive adequate antenatal care. Women's views can offer important insights into this problem...
  3. ncbi Just get out the door! Importance of walking outside the home for maintaining mobility: findings from the women's health and aging study
    Eleanor M Simonsick
    Clinical Research Branch, National Institute on Aging, Baltimore, Maryland 21225, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 53:198-203. 2005
    To determine the association between volitional walking behavior and change in walking ability and lower extremity function over 1 year in functionally limited older women.
  4. doi Effect of a participatory intervention with women's groups on birth outcomes and maternal depression in Jharkhand and Orissa, India: a cluster-randomised controlled trial
    Prasanta Tripathy
    Ekjut, Chakradharpur, Jharkhand, India
    Lancet 375:1182-92. 2010
    Community mobilisation through participatory women's groups might improve birth outcomes in poor rural communities. We therefore assessed this approach in a largely tribal and rural population in three districts in eastern India.
  5. ncbi Physical activity patterns in a diverse population of women
    B Sternfeld
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente Medical Care Program, 3505 Broadway, Oakland, California, 94611, USA
    Prev Med 28:313-23. 1999
    Demographic and psychosocial correlates of activity in domains other than recreational activity have not been well characterized and may be particularly relevant for health promotion efforts aimed at women.
  6. pmc Barriers to accessing highly active antiretroviral therapy by HIV-positive women attending an antenatal clinic in a regional hospital in western Uganda
    Putu Duff
    School of Public Health, University of Alberta, Canada
    J Int AIDS Soc 13:37. 2010
    ....
  7. pmc Patterns and correlates of physical activity among US women 40 years and older
    R C Brownson
    Department of Community Health and Prevention Research Center, School of Public Health, Saint Louis University, MO 63108 3342, USA
    Am J Public Health 90:264-70. 2000
    This study describes the patterns of physical activity among minority women by using a variety of definitions and determines sociodemographic and behavioral correlates of physical activity in this population.
  8. pmc Reproductive intentions and outcomes among women on antiretroviral therapy in rural Uganda: a prospective cohort study
    Jaco Homsy
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Global AIDS Program, National Center for HIV, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention, Entebbe, Uganda
    PLoS ONE 4:e4149. 2009
    ..therapy (ART) may influence the biological, social and behavioral determinants of pregnancy in HIV-infected women. However, there are limited longitudinal data on the reproductive intentions and outcomes among women on ART in ..
  9. pmc Women's involvement in household decision-making and strengthening social capital-crucial factors for child survival in Ethiopia
    Mesganaw Fantahun
    Department of Community Health, Addis Ababa University, PO Box 24762, Code 1000 Addis Ababa University, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
    Acta Paediatr 96:582-9. 2007
    ..To assess the influence of household decision making, social capital, socio-economic factors and health service use on under-five mortality...
  10. pmc Psychosocial stress at work doubles the risk of type 2 diabetes in middle-aged women: evidence from the Whitehall II study
    Alexandros Heraclides
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Royal Free and University College London Medical School, London, UK
    Diabetes Care 32:2230-5. 2009
    To investigate the effect of psychosocial stress at work on risk of type 2 diabetes, adjusting for conventional risk factors, among a sample of British, white-collar, middle-aged men and women.
  11. pmc Determinants of health insurance ownership among South African women
    Joses M Kirigia
    World Health Organization, Regional Office for Africa, Brazzaville, Congo
    BMC Health Serv Res 5:17. 2005
    ..The objective of this study was to examine the relationship between health insurance ownership and the demographic, economic and educational characteristics of South African women.
  12. doi Screening for perinatal common mental disorders in women in the north of Vietnam: a comparison of three psychometric instruments
    Thach D Tran
    Research and Training Centre for Community Development, Hanoi, Viet Nam
    J Affect Disord 133:281-93. 2011
    There is increasing recognition that Perinatal Common Mental Disorders (CMDs) are a major public health problem for women in resource-constrained countries...
  13. pmc HIV, gender, race, sexual orientation, and sex work: a qualitative study of intersectional stigma experienced by HIV-positive women in Ontario, Canada
    Carmen H Logie
    Women s College Research Institute, Women s College Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    PLoS Med 8:e1001124. 2011
    HIV infection rates are increasing among marginalized women in Ontario, Canada. HIV-related stigma, a principal factor contributing to the global HIV epidemic, interacts with structural inequities such as racism, sexism, and homophobia...
  14. pmc The effect of increased coverage of participatory women's groups on neonatal mortality in Bangladesh: A cluster randomized trial
    Edward Fottrell
    Institute for Global Health, University College London, England
    JAMA Pediatr 167:816-25. 2013
    ..Population coverage of target groups may be an important determinant of their effect on behavior and mortality. A women's group trial at coverage of 1 group per 1414 population in rural Bangladesh showed no effect on neonatal ..
  15. pmc Examining the relationship between lifetime stressful life events and the onset of major depression in Chinese women
    Ming Tao
    Second Affiliated Hospital of Zhejiang Chinese Medical University, No 318 Chao Wang Road, Hangzhou, Zhejiang 310005, PR China
    J Affect Disord 135:95-9. 2011
    ..In European and US studies, patients with major depressive disorder (MDD) report more stressful life events (SLEs) than controls, but this relationship has rarely been studied in Chinese populations...
  16. pmc Comparisons of exercise dose and symptom severity between exercisers and nonexercisers in women during and after cancer treatment
    Maria H Cho
    School of Nursing, Samuel Merritt University, Oakland, California 94609, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 43:842-54. 2012
    Although numerous studies of the efficacy of exercise are reported, few studies have evaluated changes in characteristics of exercise dose in women with cancer both during and after cancer treatment.
  17. pmc Gender norms and economic empowerment intervention to reduce intimate partner violence against women in rural Côte d'Ivoire: a randomized controlled pilot study
    Jhumka Gupta
    Department of Chronic Disease Epidemiology, Division of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Yale School of Public Health, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    BMC Int Health Hum Rights 13:46. 2013
    Gender-based violence against women, including intimate partner violence (IPV), is a pervasive health and human rights concern...
  18. ncbi Systematic errors in middle-aged women's estimates of energy intake: comparing three self-report measures to total energy expenditure from doubly labeled water
    James R Hebert
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics and the Nutrition Research Center, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 12:577-86. 2002
    ....
  19. ncbi HIV prevalence in Zimbabwean women: 54-67% knowledge and perceived risk
    E M Mbizvo
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, The National Hospital, University of Oslo, N 0027 Oslo, Norway
    Int J STD AIDS 14:202-7. 2003
    ..and HIV, knowledge of symptoms and potential sequelae of STI and perceived personal risks of infection among urban women in Zimbabwe. The women consented to being interviewed, examined, tested and treated for curable diagnosed STIs...
  20. ncbi Unintended pregnancy and women's psychological well-being in Indonesia
    Karen Hardee
    The POLICY Project, The Futures Group, Washington DC, USA
    J Biosoc Sci 36:617-26. 2004
    Few studies have examined the impact of unintended pregnancy on women in developing countries. This paper examines the impact of unintended pregnancy on Indonesian women's psychological well-being...
  21. pmc Nutrition and depression: implications for improving mental health among childbearing-aged women
    Lisa M Bodnar
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15261, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 58:679-85. 2005
    ..the current knowledge of the role of nutrition in depression, and address implications for childbearing-aged women. Poor omega-3 fatty acid status increases the risk of depression...
  22. ncbi A study of domestic violence among women attending a medical centre in Sudan
    A M Ahmed
    Faculty of Medicine, University of Bahr Elghazal, Khartoum, Sudan
    East Mediterr Health J 11:164-74. 2005
    To investigate domestic violence in the Sudanese family, we studied 394 literate, married women attending the Arda Medical Centre, Omdurman, from October 2001 to February 2002...
  23. doi Factors affecting low-income women's food choices and the perceived impact of dietary intake and socioeconomic status on their health and weight
    Kristen Wiig Dammann
    Department of Food Science and Nutrition, University of Minnesota, St Paul, 55108 6099, USA
    J Nutr Educ Behav 41:242-53. 2009
    To investigate factors affecting food choice and health beliefs among low-income women in the context of their weight and socioeconomic status.
  24. pmc The association between obesity, depression, and educational attainment in women: the mediating role of body image dissatisfaction
    Amelia R Gavin
    School of Social Work, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98105 6299, USA
    J Psychosom Res 69:573-81. 2010
    ..the mediating role of body image dissatisfaction (BID) on the association between obesity and depression and the variation of this association as a function of years of education among a population-based sample of women aged 40-65 years.
  25. doi Decision-making impairments in women with binge eating disorder in comparison with obese and normal weight women
    Unna N Danner
    Altrecht Eating Disorders Rintveld, Altrecht Mental Health Institute, Zeist, The Netherlands
    Eur Eat Disord Rev 20:e56-62. 2012
    The purpose of the current study was to examine decision making in female patients with binge eating disorder (BED) in comparison with obese and normal weight women.
  26. doi The influence of thyroid function on cognition in a sample of ethnically diverse, rural-dwelling women: a project FRONTIER study
    Leigh A Johnson
    Laura W Bush Institute for Women s Health, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Amarillo Department of Family and Community Medicine, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Lubbock Department of Psychology, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX, USA
    J Neuropsychiatry Clin Neurosci 23:219-22. 2011
    This study examined the influence of thyroid markers (TSH and FT4) on cognition in a sample of rural-dwelling women. Data were analyzed from 81 women who were enrolled in an ongoing study of rural health, Project FRONTIER...
  27. ncbi The art of watching out: vigilance in women who have migraine headaches
    Geralyn A Meyer
    Saint Louis University School of Nursing, MO 63104, USA
    Qual Health Res 12:1220-34. 2002
    The author used grounded theory methodology to explore the process of vigilance in women who had migraine headaches. Twenty-two women were interviewed...
  28. ncbi Outcomes from Walk the Talk: a nursing intervention for Black women
    JoAnne Banks-Wallace
    Sinclair School of Nursing, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO 65211, USA
    ABNF J 18:19-24. 2007
    ..Explore changes in walking behavior, blood pressure, and weight over the course of a pilot intervention designed to increase physical activity...
  29. doi Symptoms reported by women in midlife: menopausal transition or aging?
    Janneke Berecki-Gisolf
    Faculty of Health Sciences, School of Population Health, University of Queensland, Herston, Australia
    Menopause 16:1021-9. 2009
    The aim of this study was to determine which symptoms commonly reported by women at midlife are associated with the menopausal transition, after adjusting for aging, life events, sociodemographics, and lifestyle factors.
  30. pmc Twelve-year follow-up of American women's awareness of cardiovascular disease risk and barriers to heart health
    Lori Mosca
    Columbia University Medical Center, New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes 3:120-7. 2010
    Awareness of cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk has been linked to taking preventive action in women. The purpose of this study was to assess contemporary awareness of CVD risk and barriers to prevention in a nationally representative ..
  31. pmc Prevalence of human papilloma virus infections and cervical cytological abnormalities among Korean women with systemic lupus erythematosus
    You Hyun Lee
    Division of Rheumatology, Department of Internal Medicine, Ewha Womans University School of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    J Korean Med Sci 25:1431-7. 2010
    ..factors for high risk human papilloma virus (HPV) infection and cervical cytological abnormalities among Korean women with SLE...
  32. pmc Women care about local knowledge, experiences from ethnomycology
    Roberto Garibay-Orijel
    Laboratório de Sistemática, Ecología y Aprovechamiento de Hongos Ectomicorrízicos, Departamento de Botanica, Instituto de Biologia, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Circuito exterior s n, A, P, 70 233, C, P, 04510, Ciudad Universitaria, d, F, Mexico
    J Ethnobiol Ethnomed 8:25. 2012
    ..out a literature review concerning local mycological knowledge, paying special attention to data concerning women's knowledge and comparative gender data...
  33. ncbi The experiences of midlife women with migraines
    Margaret F Moloney
    Byrdine F Lewis School of Nursing, Georgia State University, Atlanta 30302 4019, USA
    J Nurs Scholarsh 38:278-85. 2006
    To describe the experiences of midlife women with migraines.
  34. ncbi Osteoporosis knowledge, health beliefs, and DXA T-scores in men and women 50 years of age and older
    Margaret O Doheny
    Kent State University, College of Nursing, Kent, OH, USA
    Orthop Nurs 26:243-50. 2007
    To compare the knowledge of osteoporosis, revised health belief model variables (RHBM), and DXA (dual energy x-ray absorptiometry) T-scores among men and women 50 years of age and older.
  35. doi Literature review of human papillomavirus vaccine acceptability among women over 26 years
    Lora L Black
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Texas Medical Branch, 301 University Boulevard, Galveston, TX 77555 0319, United States
    Vaccine 27:1668-73. 2009
    ..S., and for adult women up to 45 years in some countries such as Australia...
  36. ncbi Staying alive: evolution, culture, and women's intrasexual aggression
    A Campbell
    Psychology Department, Durham University, Durham DH1 3LE, England
    Behav Brain Sci 22:203-14; discussion 214-52. 1999
    ..b>Women's aggression has been viewed as a gender-incongruent aberration or dismissed as evidence of irrationality...
  37. pmc Under-representation of women and ethnic minorities in vascular surgery randomized controlled trials
    Andrew W Hoel
    Division of Vascular Surgery, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Mass 02115, USA
    J Vasc Surg 50:349-54. 2009
    ..This study describes the reporting of gender and ethnicity data in vascular surgery RCTs and analyzes whether these studies adequately represent our diverse patient population...
  38. ncbi Racial, ethnic, socioeconomic, and access disparities in the use of preventive services among women
    Usha Sambamoorthi
    Institute for Health, Health Care Policy, and Aging Research, Rutgers University, 30 College Avenue, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, USA
    Prev Med 37:475-84. 2003
    In this article we estimate the variations in receipt of age-appropriate preventive services among adult women between 21 and 64 years of age, by race and ethnic group, socioeconomic status, and access to health care...
  39. ncbi Predictors of breast and cervical screening in Vietnamese women in Harris County, Houston, Texas
    Vi Ho
    Department of Medicine, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Cancer Nurs 28:119-29; quiz 130-1. 2005
    ..Breast cancer is known to have different biologic characteristics in Vietnamese women. In order to develop appropriate intervention and screening strategies, we conducted a study of barriers to ..
  40. pmc Cigarette smoking behavior among US Latino men and women from different countries of origin
    E J Perez-Stable
    Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    Am J Public Health 91:1424-30. 2001
    This study sought to compare smoking behavior among Latino men and women from different countries of origin.
  41. ncbi Do patients talk differently to male and female physicians? A meta-analytic review
    Judith A Hall
    Department of Psychology, Northeastern University, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 48:217-24. 2002
    ..general medical patients, and in two of the studies the physicians were in obstetrics-gynecology and were seeing women for obstetrical or gynecological care...
  42. ncbi Patterns and frequency of anxiety in women undergoing gynaecological surgery
    Eloise Carr
    Bournemouth University, Institute of Health and Community Studies, Bournemouth, Dorset, UK
    J Clin Nurs 15:341-52. 2006
    ....
  43. ncbi Breast cancer disparities and decision-making among U.S. women
    Georgia N L Johnston Polacek
    Department of Health and Kinesiology, University of Texas, San Antonio, 6900 N Loop 1604 W, San Antonio, TX 78249, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 65:158-65. 2007
    The impact of breast cancer is immense for all women, but the literature reveals an even greater impact on women of color and among socially and economically disadvantaged populations...
  44. ncbi Utilization of family planning services by married Sudanese women of reproductive age
    A H Ibnouf
    Department of Health Policy and Management, University of Maastricht, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    East Mediterr Health J 13:1372-81. 2007
    To explore differences in utilization of family planning services and predisposing factors, we surveyed 601 women from urban and rural areas of Khartoum state...
  45. doi Social support and cervical and breast cancer screening in Argentinean women from a rural population
    Carmen Justina Gamarra
    Department of Community Health, Institute of Social Medicine, The State University of Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil
    Public Health Nurs 26:269-76. 2009
    ..To examine whether emotional social support influences the use of 3 cancer screening tests in females...
  46. doi The effect of Food Stamp Nutrition Education on the food insecurity of low-income women participants
    Heather A Eicher-Miller
    Consumer and Family Sciences Extension, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN 47907, USA
    J Nutr Educ Behav 41:161-8. 2009
    ..To determine the effect of Food Stamp Nutrition Education (FSNE) in Indiana on participants' food insecurity and food insufficiency...
  47. pmc Men and women: beliefs about cancer and about screening
    Tracey H Sach
    School of Chemical Sciences and Pharmacy, University of East Anglia, UK
    BMC Public Health 9:431. 2009
    ..Until recently, the technology available required that cancer screening be confined to women. This study aimed to discover whether male and female perceptions of cancer and of screening differed.
  48. doi Women's empowerment and reproductive experiences over the lifecourse
    Susan M Lee-Rife
    International Center for Research on Women, 1120 20th Street NW, Washington, DC 20036, United States
    Soc Sci Med 71:634-42. 2010
    This paper examines the complex interplay between reproductive experiences and women's empowerment using rich life history data from a survey in India...
  49. ncbi Association between intimate partner violence against women and HIV infection
    Claudia Barros
    Programa de Pós Graduação em Saúde Pública, Faculdade de Saude Publica, Universidade de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil
    Rev Saude Publica 45:365-72. 2011
    To analyze the association between intimate partner violence against women and infection or suspected infection by the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV).
  50. pmc The problem with the phrase women and minorities: intersectionality-an important theoretical framework for public health
    Lisa Bowleg
    Department of Community Health and Prevention, School of Public Health, Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA 19102, USA
    Am J Public Health 102:1267-73. 2012
    ..Accordingly, I describe the history and central tenets of intersectionality, address some theoretical and methodological challenges, and highlight the benefits of intersectionality for public health theory, research, and policy...
  51. ncbi The influence of women on the health care-seeking behavior of men
    W A Norcross
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California at San Diego School of Medicine, La Jolla 92093 8809, USA
    J Fam Pract 43:475-80. 1996
    ..This study was designed to determine the effect of the gender of closely associated persons on the health care-seeking behavior of persons of the opposite sex...
  52. ncbi "The Hidden Client"--women caring for husbands with COPD: their experience of quality of life
    Dóróthea Bergs
    Central Hospital Akureyri, Iceland
    J Clin Nurs 11:613-21. 2002
    The purpose of this phenomenological study was to describe the experience of quality of life of women, taking care of husbands with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)...
  53. ncbi Predictors of women's Internet access and Internet health seeking
    Deborah Bowen
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Washington 98109, USA
    Health Care Women Int 24:940-51. 2003
    A random, population-based sample of 431 women aged 18-74 in King County, Washington, USA, completed a survey module on Internet use and access...
  54. ncbi A culturally competent intervention of education and care for black women with type 2 diabetes
    Gail D'Eramo-Melkus
    Yale University School of Nursing, PO Box 9740, New Haven, CT 06536, USA
    Appl Nurs Res 17:10-20. 2004
    ..development and pilot feasibility testing of a culturally competent intervention of education and care for black women with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM)...
  55. pmc French women's knowledge of and attitudes towards cervical cancer prevention and the acceptability of HPV vaccination among those with 14 - 18 year old daughters: a quantitative-qualitative study
    Julie Haesebaert
    Universite Lyon 1, CNRS UMR 5558 Centre Léon Bérard, 28, rue Laennec, 69373 Cedex 08, Lyon, France
    BMC Public Health 12:1034. 2012
    In France, it is recommended that girls and women aged 14-23 are vaccinated against the human papillomavirus (HPV). However, French women's knowledge of and attitude towards the vaccine has been little studied.
  56. ncbi Motivation to modify lifestyle risk behaviors in women treated for breast cancer
    Bernardine M Pinto
    Center for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine, Miriam Hospital and Brown University School of Medicine, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    Mayo Clin Proc 77:122-9. 2002
    ..To determine motivators of health behaviors (relevant to risk for chronic disease and cancer recurrence) after a cancer diagnosis...
  57. ncbi What's the message? Interpretation of an uninformative BRCA1/2 test result for women at risk of familial breast cancer
    Sandra van Dijk
    Department of Medical Decision Making, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands
    Genet Med 7:239-45. 2005
    To test the "false-reassurance hypothesis," which suggests that women who receive an uninformative BRCA1/2 test result may incorrectly conclude that they no longer have an elevated risk, with possible harmful consequences for ..
  58. ncbi Women's help-seeking behaviour at the onset of myocardial infarction
    Ray Higginson
    Critical Care, School of Care Sciences, University of Glamorgan
    Br J Nurs 17:10-4. 2008
    Few studies have explored the factors affecting women's decisions to seek medical assistance at the onset of cardiac symptoms...
  59. pmc "You don't go tell White people nothing": African American women's perspectives on the influence of violence and race on depression and depression care
    Christina Nicolaidis
    Department of Medicine and Public Health, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, 97239, USA
    Am J Public Health 100:1470-6. 2010
    We sought to understand how African American women's beliefs regarding depression and depression care are influenced by racism, violence, and social context.
  60. doi Life experiences of security and insecurity among women with chronic heart failure
    Marianne Burström
    Department of Nursing, Umea University, Skellefteå, Sweden
    J Adv Nurs 68:816-25. 2012
    This paper is a report of a study illuminating women's experiences of living with chronic heart failure with a focus on feelings of security and insecurity.
  61. doi Development of a Decision Aid about fertility preservation for women with breast cancer in The Netherlands
    Mirjam M Garvelink
    Department of Gynecology, Leiden University Medical Center LUMC, Leiden, The Netherlands
    J Psychosom Obstet Gynaecol 34:170-8. 2013
    ..This study reports on development of the DA...
  62. ncbi Promoting health knowledge through micro-credit programmes: experience of BRAC in Bangladesh
    A Hadi
    Research and Evaluation Division, Bangladesh Rural Advancement Committee, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Health Promot Int 16:219-27. 2001
    This paper aims to assess the contribution of the micro-credit programme in raising health knowledge among poor women in rural Bangladesh...
  63. ncbi The state of science: violence and HIV infection in women
    Linda Manfrin-Ledet
    Nicholls State University, Thibodaux, Louisiana, USA
    J Assoc Nurses AIDS Care 14:56-68. 2003
    ..and human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) are two critical public health problems affecting the lives of millions of women today...
  64. ncbi Lived experience of Korean women suffering from rheumatoid arthritis: a phenomenological approach
    Eun Jeong Hwang
    Pusan National University, Busan 602 739, South Korea
    Int J Nurs Stud 41:239-46. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to explore and describe the illness experience of women with RA in Korea using a phenomenological methodology. Participants were five women who were diagnosed with RA...
  65. doi Small Steps Are Easier Together: a goal-based ecological intervention to increase walking by women in rural worksites
    Barbour S Warren
    Program on Breast Cancer and Environmental Risk Factors, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853 6401, USA
    Prev Med 50:230-4. 2010
    Small Steps Are Easier Together (SmStep) was a locally-instituted, ecologically based intervention to increase walking by women.
  66. doi Becoming 'whole' again: a qualitative study of women's views of recovering from anorexia nervosa
    Jana Jenkins
    Talking Therapies IAPT, Berkshire Healthcare Foundation NHS Trust, UK
    Eur Eat Disord Rev 20:e23-31. 2012
    This study explored how women made sense of their recovery from Anorexia Nervosa (AN)...
  67. doi Exercise interventions for women with anorexia nervosa: a review of the literature
    Christie Zunker
    Clinical Neuroscience, Neuropsychiatric Research Institute, Fargo, North Dakota, USA
    Int J Eat Disord 44:579-84. 2011
    ....
  68. pmc Eggs, ethics and exploitation? Investigating women's experiences of an egg sharing scheme
    Erica Haimes
    Policy, Ethics and Life Sciences PEALS Research Centre, Newcastle University, Fourth Floor Claremont Bridge, Newcastle UponTyne, NE1 7RU
    Sociol Health Illn 34:1199-214. 2012
    There is a growing global demand for human eggs for the treatment of sub-fertile women and for stem cell-related research...
  69. pmc Culture, sexuality, and women's agency in the prevention of HIV/AIDS in southern Africa
    I Susser
    Anthropology Dept, Hunter College, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Am J Public Health 90:1042-8. 2000
    Using an ethnographic approach, the authors explored the awareness among women in southern Africa of the HIV epidemic and the methods they might use to protect themselves from the virus...
  70. ncbi Quality of life of women with recurrent breast cancer and their family members
    Laurel L Northouse
    University of Michigan School of Nursing, Ann Arbor 48109, USA
    J Clin Oncol 20:4050-64. 2002
    Little information is available about the effects of recurrent breast cancer on the quality of life of women and their family members...
  71. ncbi Understanding social stigma in women with hepatitis C
    Gillian Grundy
    Academic Rheumatology Department, University Hospital Aintree, Liverpool
    Nurs Stand 19:35-9. 2004
    The aim of this research is to gain a more complete understanding of the impact of the hepatitis C virus (HCV) on women.
  72. doi Women's underrepresentation in science: sociocultural and biological considerations
    Stephen J Ceci
    Department of Human Development, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA
    Psychol Bull 135:218-61. 2009
    The underrepresentation of women at the top of math-intensive fields is controversial, with competing claims of biological and sociocultural causation...
  73. doi Intimate partner violence and HIV among drug-involved women: contexts linking these two epidemics--challenges and implications for prevention and treatment
    Nabila El-Bassel
    Social Intervention Group, School of Social Work, Columbia University, New York, New York 10027, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 46:295-306. 2011
    ..IPV) and HIV are two serious overlapping public health epidemics that disproportionately affect drug-involved women. This article reviews research that has identified a number of contexts that may explain the links between IPV and ..
  74. pmc Tailoring communication in consultations with women from high risk breast cancer families
    E A Lobb
    Medical Psychology Research Unit, Department of Psychological Medicine, University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales 2006, Australia
    Br J Cancer 87:502-8. 2002
    ..variables on clinical geneticists/genetic counsellors (consultants) behaviours in initial consultations with women from high-risk breast cancer families...
  75. ncbi Using the patient-centered method to achieve excellence in care for women with breast cancer
    J B Brown
    Centre for Studies in Family Medicine, University of Western Ontario, 100 Collip Circle, Suite 245, U W O Research Park, London, Ont, Canada N6G 4X8
    Patient Educ Couns 38:121-9. 1999
    ..Composite cases and quotes drawn from qualitative research studies with breast cancer patients are used to illustrate the application of the patient-centred clinical method...
  76. doi Outcomes of an intervention to reduce uncertainty among African American women with diabetes
    Emelia Amoako
    School of Nursing, The University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Greensboro, NC 27402 6170, USA
    West J Nurs Res 30:928-42. 2008
    Poor adjustment to diabetes in older African American women may result from uncertainty, stemming from a lack of information about self-care activities, a complexity of self-care activities, comorbid conditions, and a lack of resources...
  77. pmc Psychosocial factors in the development of heart disease in women: current research and future directions
    Carissa A Low
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh, 3811 O Hara Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213
    Psychosom Med 72:842-54. 2010
    To review the recent (1995-2009) literature on psychosocial risk and protective factors for coronary heart disease (CHD) among women, including negative emotions, stress, social relationships, and positive psychological factors.
  78. pmc Exclusion of older adults and women from recent trials of acute coronary syndromes
    Katherine S Dodd
    Department of Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 59:506-11. 2011
    To determine whether the participation of older adults and women in published clinical trials has increased during recent years.
  79. doi Barriers to help-seeking in young women with eating disorders: a qualitative exploration in a longitudinal community survey
    Elizabeth J Evans
    Department of Developmental Disability and Neuropsychiatry, School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Eat Disord 19:270-85. 2011
    ..We conducted a prospective exploration of help-seeking by 57 community women with bulimic-type EDs using the Framework approach of familiarization, identifying themes, indexing, charting and ..
  80. doi Treatment of a major depression episode suppresses markers of bone turnover in premenopausal women
    Hasan Aydin
    Yeditepe University, Department of Internal Medicine, Section of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Yeditepe Universitesi Hastanesi, Devlet Yolu Ankara Cad Kozyatagi, Istanbul, Turkey
    J Psychiatr Res 45:1316-20. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the effect of treatment of a major depressive episode with an SSRI antidepressant on bone turnover in premenopausal women.
  81. pmc A comparison of lower genital tract glycogen and lactic acid levels in women and macaques: implications for HIV and SIV susceptibility
    Paria Mirmonsef
    Department of Immunology Microbiology, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
    AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses 28:76-81. 2012
    Understanding factors that affect heterosexual transmission of HIV in women is of great importance. Lactobacilli in the lower genital tract of women utilize glycogen in vaginal epithelial cells as an energy source and produce lactic acid...
  82. doi Informal support networks of low-income senior women living alone: evidence from Fort St. John, BC
    Laura Ryser
    aRural and Small Town Studies Program, University of Northern British Columbia, Prince George, British Columbia, Canada
    J Women Aging 23:185-202. 2011
    ..the context of an aging Canadian rural and small-town landscape, there is a growing trend of low-income senior women living alone...
  83. doi Vulnerability to fat-stigma in women's everyday relationships
    Alexandra A Brewis
    School of Human Evolution and Social Change, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ 85287 2402, USA
    Soc Sci Med 73:491-7. 2011
    ..To test basic pathways related to the etiology of women's vulnerability to feeling "fat-stigma" in interpersonal relationships, we present a study conducted between ..
  84. doi Hypertension in women
    Eduardo Pimenta
    Endocrine Hypertension Research Centre and Clinical Centre of Research Excellence in Cardiovascular Disease and Metabolic Disorders, University of Queensland School of Medicine, Princess Alexandra Hospital, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Hypertens Res 35:148-52. 2012
    ..risk factor for cardiovascular (CV) morbidity and mortality, and a highly prevalent condition in both men and women. However, the prevalence of hypertension is predicted to increase more among women than men...
  85. ncbi Herbal, prescribed, and over-the-counter drug use in older women: prevalence of drug interactions
    Saunjoo L Yoon
    University of Florida College of Nursing, Gainesville, USA
    Geriatr Nurs 27:118-29. 2006
    ..self-reported herbal, prescription, and over-the-counter (OTC) drugs concurrently taken by a sample of 58 women who were aged 65 years or older...
  86. ncbi Barriers to and factors facilitating breast cancer screening among Iranian women: a qualitative study
    M Lamyian
    Faculty of Medical Science, Department of Health Education, Tarbiat Modares University, Tehran, Islamic Republic of Iran
    East Mediterr Health J 13:1160-9. 2007
    This study used qualitative methodology to understand Iranian women's views about barriers to and factors facilitating screening for early detection of breast cancer...
  87. doi Health-related quality of life during adjuvant treatment for breast cancer among postmenopausal women
    Maria Browall
    The Sahlgrenska Academy at Goteborg University, Institute of Health and Care Sciences, Goteborg, Sweden
    Eur J Oncol Nurs 12:180-9. 2008
    ..to describe changes of Health-Related Quality of Life (HRQoL) during the adjuvant treatment among postmenopausal women with breast cancer; second, in the same population to identify the best predictors of Overall Quality of Life (QoL)..
  88. doi Effects of a tailored web-based educational intervention on women's perceptions of and intentions to obtain mammography
    Zu Chun Lin
    Department of Nursing, Tzu Chi College of Technology, Hualien, Taiwan
    J Clin Nurs 19:1261-9. 2010
    Breast cancer is the fourth leading cause of death in Taiwanese women. Mammography has been recognised as a powerful tool for breast cancer detection...
  89. doi Sexual dysfunction in women with diabetes mellitus
    Annamaria Giraldi
    Sexological Clinic, Mental Health Services, Psychiatric Center Rigshospitalet, 2100, Copenhagen, Denmark
    J Sex Res 47:199-211. 2010
    ..DM has long been considered a risk factor for sexual dysfunction in men and women, although the evidence in women is less clear...
  90. doi The levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine system in human immunodeficiency virus-infected women: a 5-year follow-up study
    Oskari Heikinheimo
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Helsinki, Finland
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 204:126.e1-4. 2011
    We sought to assess the effects of long-term use and safety of the levonorgestrel-releasing (LNG)-intrauterine system (IUS) among human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-infected women in comparison with HIV-infected women not using the device.
  91. pmc Gender power control, sexual experiences, safer sex practices, and potential HIV risk behaviors among young Asian-American women
    Hyeouk Chris Hahm
    School of Social Work, Boston University, MA 02215, USA
    AIDS Behav 16:179-88. 2012
    We examined the prevalence of three domains of sexual behaviors among young Asian-American women: sexual experiences, safer sex practices, and potential HIV risk behaviors...
  92. doi Psychometric properties of measures of eating disorder risk in Latina college women
    Debra L Franko
    Northeastern University, Department of Counseling and Applied Educational Psychology, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Int J Eat Disord 45:592-6. 2012
    Latina college women are at risk for eating disorders (EDs), but assessment is problematic, because the psychometric properties of risk factor measures have not been evaluated with this group.
  93. ncbi Patterns of alcohol consumption in young Australian women: socio-demographic factors, health-related behaviours and physical health
    H A Jonas
    Department of General Practice and Public Health, University of Melbourne, Victoria
    Aust N Z J Public Health 24:185-91. 2000
    To determine which socio-demographic factors, health-related behaviours and physical health conditions are associated with non-drinking, binge drinking and hazardous/harmful drinking in young Australian women.
  94. ncbi Does perceived discrimination affect health? Longitudinal relationships between work discrimination and women's physical and emotional health
    Eliza K Pavalko
    Department of Sociology, 744 Ballantine Hall, 1020 E Kirkwood Ave, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN 47405, USA
    J Health Soc Behav 44:18-33. 2003
    This study uses longitudinal data to examine the causal relationships between perceived work discrimination and women's physical and emotional health...
  95. pmc Workplace and home smoking restrictions and racial/ethnic variation in the prevalence and intensity of current cigarette smoking among women by poverty status, TUS-CPS 1998-1999 and 2001-2002
    Vickie L Shavers
    National Cancer Institute, Division of Cancer Control and Population Science, Applied Research Program, Health Service and Economics Branch, 6130 Executive Blvd, MSC 7344, EPN Room 4005, Bethesda, MD 20892 7344, USA
    J Epidemiol Community Health 60:34-43. 2006
    ..This cross sectional study examines the association of workplace smoking policies and home smoking restrictions with current smoking among women.
  96. ncbi A critique of the literature on women's request for cesarean section
    Jenny Gamble
    Research Centre for Clinical and Community Practice Innovation, Griffith University, Brisbane, Australia
    Birth 34:331-40. 2007
    The influence of women's birth preferences on the rising cesarean section rates is uncertain and possibly changing...
  97. pmc The efficacy of female condom skills training in HIV risk reduction among women: a randomized controlled trial
    Kyung Hee Choi
    Center for AIDS Prevention Studies, University of California, San Francisco, 50 Beale St, Suite 1300, San Francisco, CA 94105, USA
    Am J Public Health 98:1841-8. 2008
    We evaluated the efficacy of skills training designed to increase female condom use among women.
  98. pmc Web-based treatment of alcohol problems among rural women
    Deborah Finfgeld-Connett
    Sinclair School of Nursing, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO 65211, USA
    J Psychosoc Nurs Ment Health Serv 46:46-53. 2008
    It is estimated that 6 million women in the United States misuse alcohol. Of that number, many live in rural areas and face numerous barriers to treatment...
  99. pmc Sex disparities in attitudes towards intimate partner violence against women in sub-Saharan Africa: a socio-ecological analysis
    Olalekan A Uthman
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Division of Social Medicine, Epidemiology, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    BMC Public Health 10:223. 2010
    Attitudes towards intimate partner violence against women (IPVAW) has been suggested as one of the prominent predictor of IPVAW...
  100. ncbi Exploring quality of sleep and its related factors among menopausal women
    Hsiu Chin Hsu
    School of Nursing, Chang Gung Institute of Technology, Tawian
    J Nurs Res 13:153-64. 2005
    ..However, studies have reported that 33-51% of women show a dramatic increase in sleep disturbance in the mid-life years, a time when they enter menopause...
  101. ncbi The effect of number of births on women's mortality: systematic review of the evidence for women who have completed their childbearing
    L S Hurt
    Nutrition and Public Health Intervention Research Unit, Department of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Kintampo Health Research Centre, Brong Ahafo, Ghana
    Popul Stud (Camb) 60:55-71. 2006
    Mortality in women who have completed their childbearing may increase with the number of births experienced because of maternal depletion or a trade-off between reproduction and mortality...

Research Grants83

  1. GENDER, HORMONES & ANTERIOR CRUCIATE LIGAMENT COMPLIANCE
    David Perrin; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ....
  2. MERVYN N WEITZMANN; Fiscal Year: 2016
    ....
  3. Genome-wide recombination as a risk factor for nondisjunction
    NATASHA D HOLLIS; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Nondisjunction is the leading cause of pregnancy loss, mental retardation and birth defects. As many women are waiting until later in age to have children, the risk for nondisjunction drastically increases;thus, this ..
  4. Novel Mitochondrial Mechanisms of Ethanol-Induced Cardiac Injury in Aged Females
    DONNA HOPE KORZICK; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..provided by applicant): ABSTRACT Sex differences in the cardiovascular response to alcoholism exist such that women are apparently more sensitive to the toxic effects of alcohol vs men, although the mechanisms which underlie this ..
  5. The role of Fli1 in T cell function and the pathogenesis of lupus
    Tamara K Nowling; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..Lupus predominantly afflicts women and African Americans/Hispanics...
  6. IMMUNOGENETICS OF COLLAGEN INDUCED ARTHRITIS IN MICE
    Chella David; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The findings would shed light on the role of immune system in health and disease and may identify new therapeutic approaches for arthritis. ..
  7. Alan Frazer; Fiscal Year: 2016
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The vulnerability of some women to develop major depressive disorder (MDD) is associated with hormonal fluctuations...
  8. Biology and Pathologies of Type V Collagen
    Daniel S Greenspan; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..If such studies are borne out, the ramifications are huge, with profound implications for understanding, evaluating and treating atherosclerotic disease - the number one killer of adult human beings in the western hemisphere. ..
  9. Vitamin D and Estrogen Action in Bone: Concerted Role for hnRNPs in the C Family
    John S Adams; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ....
  10. Epigenetics of Sex Differences in Brain and Behavior
    BRIDGET NUGENT; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ....
  11. Community Participation Research of Breastfeeding Disparities in African American
    Tamar Ringel Kulka; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..provided by applicant): Community Participation Research of Breastfeeding Disparities in African American Women Objective: To use an iterative, Community-Based Participatory Research (CBPR) approach to engage representatives ..
  12. Maternal obesity depresses essential fatty acid transport in the placenta
    PERRIE F O'TIERNEY-GINN; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..One in five women who deliver in the United States is obese (body mass index (BMI) of >30 kg/m2)...
  13. Haifei Shi; Fiscal Year: 2015
    ..ingestion and energy expenditure will provide critical information on therapeutic targets for postmenopausal women. PUBLIC HEALTH RELEVANCE: As the prevalence of overweight and obesity is rising, the incidence of type 2 diabetes, ..
  14. Diane Lebesgue; Fiscal Year: 2014
    ..abstract_text> ..
  15. Gonadal Steroid Receptors and the Hypothalamo-Pituitary-Adrenal Axis
    Robert J Handa; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ....
  16. Chemical modulators of Tet-family proteins
    Anjana Rao; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..These molecules will be useful for further investigations into the biological functions of TET proteins, and may eventually be used in the clinic to treat Rett syndrome and other diseases of DNA methylation. ..
  17. Perrie F O'Tierney-Ginn; Fiscal Year: 2015
    ..One in five women who deliver in the United States is obese (body mass index (BMI) of >30 kg/m2)...
  18. Estrogen Modulation of Auditory Processing
    Raphael Pinaud; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Hearing disorders and lower auditory processing efficiency also occur in women with Turner's syndrome, who are deficient in E2...
  19. X chromosome, injury and infection
    Zoltan Spolarics; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Better understanding of the protecting cellular mechanisms that are in effect during septic conditions could lead to advanced protocols in treating the critically ill. ..
  20. Mechanisms of Heme Transport in Macrophages
    CARINE CARINE WHITE; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ....
  21. Role of leptin-mediated PI3 Kinase signaling on reproductive control
    Carol Fuzeti Elias; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Obesity and diabetes can also negatively affect fertility. Thus, it is hoped that our studies may open new fronts for the understanding and for further treatment of reproductive deficits caused by metabolic dysfunctions. ..
  22. Metabolic Adapation and Control of Lactation in Humans
    Morey W Haymond; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..In the United States only 50% of women choose to breastfeed their infants despite all of the real and potential advantages to both the infant and mother ..
  23. Alcohol-Induced Bone Resorption: The Role of Oxidative Stress
    Martin J J Ronis; Fiscal Year: 2013
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Although it is well known that women are more susceptible to the toxic effects of ethanol (EtOH) than men, much less is known about the molecular mechanisms underlying alcohol toxicity in women ..
  24. Effects of In Utero and Transgenerational Exposure of Avy Mice to Bisphenol A
    CHERYL SUSAN ROSENFELD; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..abstract_text> ..
  25. Krzysztof Palczewski; Fiscal Year: 2015
    ..PHS 398 (Rev. 11/07) Page 4 Institutional Training Substitute Form Page 3 ..
  26. Phillip Darwin Bell; Fiscal Year: 2016
    ..Thus there is a compelling reason to focus on this disease and its effective treatment or cure, which would greatly benefit the VA patient population. ..
  27. Dietary Supplement Creatine for Adolescent Females with SSRI-Resistant Depression
    PERRY FRANKLIN RENSHAW; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..developmental period in which the rate of MDD in females doubles, remaining twice that of males throughout women's reproductive years. Finally, depression in women is linked to several major medical illnesses...
  28. Iman Hassan; Fiscal Year: 2014
    ..Results from this project will provide new knowledge about potential mechanisms by which environmental toxicants may contribute to adverse birth outcomes. ..
  29. DNA Repair Deficiency Associated with Obesity and the Metabolic Syndrome
    R Stephen Lloyd; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..These investigations will examine the role of reduced DNA repair in the onset and progression of these diseases. ..
  30. Transplacental Arsenic Induced Hepatic Dysfunction and Vascular Disease
    J Christopher States; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..This project uses a mouse model of fetal arsenic exposure induced vascular disease to investigate effects of fetal arsenic exposure on liver development that likely cause vascular disease by young adulthood. ..
  31. Mechanism of Age-Related Change in Estrogen Receptor Beta Expression in Rat Brain
    JENNE MITCHELL WESTBERRY; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..During aging, cognitive and neurodegenerative conditions increase. In particular postmenopausal women are increasingly vulnerable as their E2 levels precipitously decline...
  32. BRIDGETTE MERCEDEZ BRAWNER; Fiscal Year: 2016
    ..Given that adolescent health is imperative to public health, the proposed research is timely, innovative and bears great significance. ..
  33. Sienmi Du; Fiscal Year: 2014
    ....
  34. Ameae M Walker; Fiscal Year: 2015
    ..Results may also lead to the development of procedures for safely enhancing immunity in children. ..
  35. Role of murine induced pluripotent stem cells on the correction of cardiac and sk
    Diego Fraidenraich; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..These experiments will help elucidate the molecular mechanisms that the iPS cells may utilize to effect corrections in cardiac and skeletal muscle and will broaden the therapeutic applicability of the iPS cells. ..
  36. Mechanisms Regulating Reduced c-Kit-Dependent EAE Susceptibility in Male SJL Mice
    MELISSA ANN BROWN; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..These mice provide a perfect system to explore the how c-kit signaling, in concert with influences from male sex hormones, confers neuroprotection and may lead to better therapies for this devastating CNS disease. ..
  37. Neuropeptide modulation of biogenic amine function and aggression in a crustacean
    Maria A Sosa; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..This knowledge will ultimately be of use in the future design of new forms of treatment for mental health and other CNS ailments related with these transmitter and modulatory systems. ..
  38. DONNA LORRAINE WHITE; Fiscal Year: 2014
    ....
  39. Severe H1N1 Influenza Infection During Pregnancy: Pathophysiologic Mechanisms
    Mark Phillippe; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..pregnant woman;an event consistent with the clinically recognized increase in morbidity and mortality for pregnant women who become infected with influenza...
  40. Validation of a functional MRI-based reward processing task as a non-invasive too
    MARY LOUISE PHILLIPS; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  41. Olfactory Circuits for Reproduction and Reward
    James A Cherry; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..abstract_text> ..
  42. A Rapid Point-of-care Diagnostic for Neisseria gonorrhoeae STDs
    Richard F Selden; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Dean and Shafer, and the microfluidic and molecular biology expertise of Dr. Selden, the application provides a unique collaborative opportunity to finally obtain a rapid point-of-care diagnostic for GC. ..
  43. Margaret Markiewicz; Fiscal Year: 2014
    ..age related cardiovascular and cerebrovascular diseases represent a major public health concern for elderly women. The prevalence of cardiovascular diseases (CVD: Stroke, hypertension, heart failure) in males and females was ~73%..
  44. Kim Wallen; Fiscal Year: 2014
    ..However, many women cannot or do not want to take estrogens because of their potential side effects, the most critical of which are ..
  45. Nitric Oxide and gastric motility in female diabetics
    Pandu R Gangula; Fiscal Year: 2010
    Gastroparesis is a disabilitating disease affecting predominantly young women. The biological basis of this disorder and its associated gender bias remains poorly understood...
  46. Veena Taneja; Fiscal Year: 2014
    ..The findings would shed light on the role of MHC, immune system in health and disease and may identify new therapeutic approaches for arthritis. ..
  47. Alexandra M Machikas; Fiscal Year: 2014
    ..infarction (AMI) is the leading cause of death among aged Americans, with increased mortality in postmenopausal women compared to age-matched men...
  48. Predictors of Dietary Quality in Low-Income Pregnant Women
    Eileen R Fowles; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..that assesses overall dietary quality or explores the effects of potentially modifiable factors on low- income women's dietary intake during the critical first trimester...
  49. Lawrence C Layman; Fiscal Year: 2014
    ..Many men and women have abnormalities of the reproductive axis, but the cause is usually unknown...
  50. Development of a Porcine Model of Atherosclerosis
    Christopher Rogers; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Thus, this work will accelerate the discovery of novel therapies for this costly and deadly disease. ..
  51. CD4+ T cells in Invasive Aspergillosis
    Amariliz Rivera; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Moreover, the successful completion of the proposed studies is likely to contribute to the development of novel therapeutic interventions to combat invasive fungal diseases. ..
  52. Endocrine Targets for Prevention of Lung Cancer
    Robert M Bigsby; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..These minimal studies will pave the way for testing receptor specific estrogen antagonists and additional PR-specific antagonists in prevention of tumor growth and progression in the lung. ..
  53. Gender Bias in Lupus: Contribution of Sex Chromosomes
    Ram Raj Singh; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..of sex chromosomes in the gender bias in autoimmune diseases such as systemic lupus erythematosus, which affect women much more frequently than men with a ratio of 9:1...
  54. Beth A McCormick; Fiscal Year: 2016
    ..typhimurium triggers and controls the directed movement of PMN across the epithelial surface so that novel targets for therapeutic intervention in such inflammatory bowel diseases can be identified. ..
  55. Stavros C Manolagas; Fiscal Year: 2015
    ..Lastly, the contribution of the ER1 deletion from osteoblastic cells to skeletal homeostasis in the male and the bone sparing efficacy of the EDC in androgen deficient wild type adult male mice will be determined. ..
  56. RRSS #08: Evaluating Prevalence HPV Infection Among Head and Neck Cancer Patients
    Dennis M Deapen; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..incidence of head and neck squamous cell carcinoma (HNSCC) increases with age and is more common in men than in women. Tobacco and alcohol consumption are well established risk factors for HNSCC...
  57. Gregory A Clines; Fiscal Year: 2016
    ....
  58. Genetics of Spontaneous Pelvic Organ Prolapse in the Mouse
    Jay E Reeder; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Pelvic organ prolapse (POP) is a common condition in women, estimated to affect up to one third of all women and up to half of all women over age fifty...
  59. John P Konhilas; Fiscal Year: 2015
    ..The hearts of women with these disorders maintain, at least, adequate cardiac function whereas men typically demonstrate increased ..
  60. Muriel Larauche; Fiscal Year: 2015
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Women are predominantly affected by irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). The reason for this prevalence is not yet established...
  61. DHA, Inflammation, and Insulin Sensitivity in Obese Pregnant Women
    Debra Krummel; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Approximately one third of all women enter pregnancy being obese and despite the serious adverse consequences for the health of the woman and her child,..
  62. Clinton C MacDonald; Fiscal Year: 2015
    ..Using a variety of techniques, we want to learn the molecular causes of why sperm production fails in males missing the CSTF2T gene, to better understand how to assist these infertile couples. ..
  63. Mark E Westhusin; Fiscal Year: 2014
    ....
  64. Sleep in Rats: From Conceptualization to Measurement, Analysis and Interpretation
    Gayle Giboney Page; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The relevance of this proposed award to human health is to discern the contributions and consequences of disrupted sleep as it relates to the development of persistent pain. ..
  65. Multivariate Analysis of the Total Fertility Rate and Its Components
    Robert D Retherford; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..These failure probabilities enable calculation of a life table that follows women by age, parity, and duration in parity between the ages of 15 and 50...
  66. DOSAGE COMPENSATION IN DROSOPHILA
    Bruce Baker; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ....
  67. The relative roled of sex and genes during development of systemic autoimmunity
    TRINE NORGAARD JORGENSEN; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..PUBLIC HEALTH RELEVANCE: Women are much more prone to develop autoimmune diseases such as Sjvgren's Syndrome, systemic lupus erythromatosis (..
  68. Anxiety Sensitivity, Menstrual Cycle Phase, and Panic-Relevant Responding
    Yael Nillni; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..Specifically, women score higher than men on measures of AS;and individuals with high AS have an increased risk of developing ..
  69. EPIDEMIC HYPERTENSION IN NIGERIAN WORKERS
    Clareann Bunker; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..S. black population because higher weight and blood pressure are already entrenched and static in the U.S. population. ..
  70. Role of OFQ/N in Regulating the Prolactin Response to Stress
    Phyllis Callahan; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Understanding the neuroendocrine regulation of stress will lead to improved treatments to alleviate stress and anxiety, and hence, have a positive impact on health. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  71. Prevention of Neck Injuries in Older Adults During Rear Motor Vehicle Collsions
    PAUL IVANCIC; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The proposed project will provide important research-based data that may form the basis for future safety standards and help to decrease the frequency and severity of neck injuries in older adults, thus benefiting society. ..
  72. A Model Statewide Trial to Detect and Treat Maternal Hypothyroidism in Pregnancy
    James Haddow; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..A TSH value >10 mU/L indicates overt hypothyroidism. Among the state's 14,000 annual pregnancies, 42 women (0.3%) will be overtly hypothyroid early in gestation (32 undiagnosed, and 10 under-treated). TSH values between 4...
  73. Hormone Mediated Knee Joint Laxity and Neuromechanics
    SANDRA SHULTZ; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..will further the development of optimal prevention, rehabilitation and training strategies to reduce the risk of sport-related injury, thereby enhancing the beneficial effects of physical activity on women's health for all ages.
  74. Role of 15-lipoxygenase in Enhanced Pulmonary Vasoconstriction in Females
    Sandra L Pfister; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..idiopathic pulmonary arterial hypertension is a medically significant disease that occurs more frequently in young women. The disease is usually catastrophic for those afflicted...
  75. Stress regulation of the endocannabinoid system: Effects on synaptic physiology
    Christian Reich; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Specifically, this project will assess the impact of stress on endocannabinoid-mediated neurotransmission. ..
  76. Opioid-Induced Immune Alterations: Gender Differences
    DONALD LYSLE; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..These studies have clinical importance and will influence the selection of opioids for patient care, as well as enhance our understanding of potential sex differences in the adverse consequences of opioid use and abuse. ..
  77. Identification of a gender-specific rat arthritis locus
    Percio Gulko; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..This aim will also provide additional insight into the Cia12 gene function. On Aim 4 the specific gene will be identified based on candidate gene analysis or positional cloning, and disease-causing allelic variations characterized. ..
  78. ANDROGEN EFFECTS ON COGNITION IN TURNER SYNDROME
    Judith Ross; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..In addition, these data will help determine how to optimize cognitive function in Turner syndrome and will extend knowledge of the mechanisms of male/female cognitive dimorphisms. ..