Genomes and Genes
Summary: Human adult females as cultural, psychological, sociological, political, and economic entities.
Publications512 found, 100 shown here
- Effect of a participatory intervention with women's groups on birth outcomes in Nepal: cluster-randomised controlled trialDharma 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...
- Why do women not use antenatal services in low- and middle-income countries? A meta-synthesis of qualitative studiesKenneth Finlayson
Research into Childbirth and Health Unit, School of Health, University of Central Lancashire, Preston, UK
PLoS Med 10:e1001373. 2013Almost 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...
- Just get out the door! Importance of walking outside the home for maintaining mobility: findings from the women's health and aging studyEleanor M Simonsick
Clinical Research Branch, National Institute on Aging, Baltimore, Maryland 21225, USA
J Am Geriatr Soc 53:198-203. 2005To determine the association between volitional walking behavior and change in walking ability and lower extremity function over 1 year in functionally limited older women.
- Effect of a participatory intervention with women's groups on birth outcomes and maternal depression in Jharkhand and Orissa, India: a cluster-randomised controlled trialPrasanta Tripathy
Ekjut, Chakradharpur, Jharkhand, India
Lancet 375:1182-92. 2010Community 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.
- Physical activity patterns in a diverse population of womenB 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. 1999Demographic 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.
- Barriers to accessing highly active antiretroviral therapy by HIV-positive women attending an antenatal clinic in a regional hospital in western UgandaPutu Duff
School of Public Health, University of Alberta, Canada
J Int AIDS Soc 13:37. 2010....
- Patterns and correlates of physical activity among US women 40 years and olderR 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. 2000This 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.
- Reproductive intentions and outcomes among women on antiretroviral therapy in rural Uganda: a prospective cohort studyJaco 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 ..
- Women's involvement in household decision-making and strengthening social capital-crucial factors for child survival in EthiopiaMesganaw 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...
- Psychosocial stress at work doubles the risk of type 2 diabetes in middle-aged women: evidence from the Whitehall II studyAlexandros Heraclides
Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Royal Free and University College London Medical School, London, UK
Diabetes Care 32:2230-5. 2009To 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.
- Determinants of health insurance ownership among South African womenJoses 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.
- Screening for perinatal common mental disorders in women in the north of Vietnam: a comparison of three psychometric instrumentsThach D Tran
Research and Training Centre for Community Development, Hanoi, Viet Nam
J Affect Disord 133:281-93. 2011There is increasing recognition that Perinatal Common Mental Disorders (CMDs) are a major public health problem for women in resource-constrained countries...
- HIV, gender, race, sexual orientation, and sex work: a qualitative study of intersectional stigma experienced by HIV-positive women in Ontario, CanadaCarmen H Logie
Women s College Research Institute, Women s College Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
PLoS Med 8:e1001124. 2011HIV 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...
- The effect of increased coverage of participatory women's groups on neonatal mortality in Bangladesh: A cluster randomized trialEdward 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 ..
- Examining the relationship between lifetime stressful life events and the onset of major depression in Chinese womenMing 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...
- Comparisons of exercise dose and symptom severity between exercisers and nonexercisers in women during and after cancer treatmentMaria H Cho
School of Nursing, Samuel Merritt University, Oakland, California 94609, USA
J Pain Symptom Manage 43:842-54. 2012Although 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.
- Gender norms and economic empowerment intervention to reduce intimate partner violence against women in rural Côte d'Ivoire: a randomized controlled pilot studyJhumka 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. 2013Gender-based violence against women, including intimate partner violence (IPV), is a pervasive health and human rights concern...
- Systematic errors in middle-aged women's estimates of energy intake: comparing three self-report measures to total energy expenditure from doubly labeled waterJames 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....
- HIV prevalence in Zimbabwean women: 54-67% knowledge and perceived riskE 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...
- Unintended pregnancy and women's psychological well-being in IndonesiaKaren Hardee
The POLICY Project, The Futures Group, Washington DC, USA
J Biosoc Sci 36:617-26. 2004Few 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...
- Nutrition and depression: implications for improving mental health among childbearing-aged womenLisa 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...
- A study of domestic violence among women attending a medical centre in SudanA M Ahmed
Faculty of Medicine, University of Bahr Elghazal, Khartoum, Sudan
East Mediterr Health J 11:164-74. 2005To 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...
- Factors affecting low-income women's food choices and the perceived impact of dietary intake and socioeconomic status on their health and weightKristen Wiig Dammann
Department of Food Science and Nutrition, University of Minnesota, St Paul, 55108 6099, USA
J Nutr Educ Behav 41:242-53. 2009To investigate factors affecting food choice and health beliefs among low-income women in the context of their weight and socioeconomic status.
- The association between obesity, depression, and educational attainment in women: the mediating role of body image dissatisfactionAmelia 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.
- Decision-making impairments in women with binge eating disorder in comparison with obese and normal weight womenUnna N Danner
Altrecht Eating Disorders Rintveld, Altrecht Mental Health Institute, Zeist, The Netherlands
Eur Eat Disord Rev 20:e56-62. 2012The 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.
- The influence of thyroid function on cognition in a sample of ethnically diverse, rural-dwelling women: a project FRONTIER studyLeigh 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. 2011This 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...
- The art of watching out: vigilance in women who have migraine headachesGeralyn A Meyer
Saint Louis University School of Nursing, MO 63104, USA
Qual Health Res 12:1220-34. 2002The author used grounded theory methodology to explore the process of vigilance in women who had migraine headaches. Twenty-two women were interviewed...
- Outcomes from Walk the Talk: a nursing intervention for Black womenJoAnne 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...
- 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. 2009The 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.
- Twelve-year follow-up of American women's awareness of cardiovascular disease risk and barriers to heart healthLori Mosca
Columbia University Medical Center, New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, NY 10032, USA
Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes 3:120-7. 2010Awareness 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 ..
- Prevalence of human papilloma virus infections and cervical cytological abnormalities among Korean women with systemic lupus erythematosusYou 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...
- Women care about local knowledge, experiences from ethnomycologyRoberto 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...
- The experiences of midlife women with migrainesMargaret F Moloney
Byrdine F Lewis School of Nursing, Georgia State University, Atlanta 30302 4019, USA
J Nurs Scholarsh 38:278-85. 2006To describe the experiences of midlife women with migraines.
- Osteoporosis knowledge, health beliefs, and DXA T-scores in men and women 50 years of age and olderMargaret O Doheny
Kent State University, College of Nursing, Kent, OH, USA
Orthop Nurs 26:243-50. 2007To 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.
- Literature review of human papillomavirus vaccine acceptability among women over 26 yearsLora 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...
- Staying alive: evolution, culture, and women's intrasexual aggressionA 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...
- Under-representation of women and ethnic minorities in vascular surgery randomized controlled trialsAndrew 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...
- Racial, ethnic, socioeconomic, and access disparities in the use of preventive services among womenUsha 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. 2003In 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...
- Predictors of breast and cervical screening in Vietnamese women in Harris County, Houston, TexasVi 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 ..
- Cigarette smoking behavior among US Latino men and women from different countries of originE J Perez-Stable
Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, USA
Am J Public Health 91:1424-30. 2001This study sought to compare smoking behavior among Latino men and women from different countries of origin.
- Do patients talk differently to male and female physicians? A meta-analytic reviewJudith 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...
- Patterns and frequency of anxiety in women undergoing gynaecological surgeryEloise Carr
Bournemouth University, Institute of Health and Community Studies, Bournemouth, Dorset, UK
J Clin Nurs 15:341-52. 2006....
- Breast cancer disparities and decision-making among U.S. womenGeorgia 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. 2007The 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...
- Utilization of family planning services by married Sudanese women of reproductive ageA H Ibnouf
Department of Health Policy and Management, University of Maastricht, Maastricht, The Netherlands
East Mediterr Health J 13:1372-81. 2007To explore differences in utilization of family planning services and predisposing factors, we surveyed 601 women from urban and rural areas of Khartoum state...
- Social support and cervical and breast cancer screening in Argentinean women from a rural populationCarmen 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...
- The effect of Food Stamp Nutrition Education on the food insecurity of low-income women participantsHeather 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...
- Men and women: beliefs about cancer and about screeningTracey 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.
- Women's empowerment and reproductive experiences over the lifecourseSusan M Lee-Rife
International Center for Research on Women, 1120 20th Street NW, Washington, DC 20036, United States
Soc Sci Med 71:634-42. 2010This paper examines the complex interplay between reproductive experiences and women's empowerment using rich life history data from a survey in India...
- Association between intimate partner violence against women and HIV infectionClaudia 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. 2011To analyze the association between intimate partner violence against women and infection or suspected infection by the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV).
- The problem with the phrase women and minorities: intersectionality-an important theoretical framework for public healthLisa 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...
- The influence of women on the health care-seeking behavior of menW 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...
- "The Hidden Client"--women caring for husbands with COPD: their experience of quality of lifeDóróthea Bergs
Central Hospital Akureyri, Iceland
J Clin Nurs 11:613-21. 2002The 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)...
- Predictors of women's Internet access and Internet health seekingDeborah Bowen
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Washington 98109, USA
Health Care Women Int 24:940-51. 2003A random, population-based sample of 431 women aged 18-74 in King County, Washington, USA, completed a survey module on Internet use and access...
- A culturally competent intervention of education and care for black women with type 2 diabetesGail 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)...
- 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 studyJulie Haesebaert
Universite Lyon 1, CNRS UMR 5558 Centre Léon Bérard, 28, rue Laennec, 69373 Cedex 08, Lyon, France
BMC Public Health 12:1034. 2012In 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.
- Motivation to modify lifestyle risk behaviors in women treated for breast cancerBernardine 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...
- What's the message? Interpretation of an uninformative BRCA1/2 test result for women at risk of familial breast cancerSandra van Dijk
Department of Medical Decision Making, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands
Genet Med 7:239-45. 2005To 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 ..
- Women's help-seeking behaviour at the onset of myocardial infarctionRay Higginson
Critical Care, School of Care Sciences, University of Glamorgan
Br J Nurs 17:10-4. 2008Few studies have explored the factors affecting women's decisions to seek medical assistance at the onset of cardiac symptoms...
- "You don't go tell White people nothing": African American women's perspectives on the influence of violence and race on depression and depression careChristina Nicolaidis
Department of Medicine and Public Health, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, 97239, USA
Am J Public Health 100:1470-6. 2010We sought to understand how African American women's beliefs regarding depression and depression care are influenced by racism, violence, and social context.
- Life experiences of security and insecurity among women with chronic heart failureMarianne Burström
Department of Nursing, Umea University, Skellefteå, Sweden
J Adv Nurs 68:816-25. 2012This 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.
- Development of a Decision Aid about fertility preservation for women with breast cancer in The NetherlandsMirjam 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...
- Promoting health knowledge through micro-credit programmes: experience of BRAC in BangladeshA Hadi
Research and Evaluation Division, Bangladesh Rural Advancement Committee, Dhaka, Bangladesh
Health Promot Int 16:219-27. 2001This paper aims to assess the contribution of the micro-credit programme in raising health knowledge among poor women in rural Bangladesh...
- The state of science: violence and HIV infection in womenLinda 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...
- Lived experience of Korean women suffering from rheumatoid arthritis: a phenomenological approachEun 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...
- Small Steps Are Easier Together: a goal-based ecological intervention to increase walking by women in rural worksitesBarbour S Warren
Program on Breast Cancer and Environmental Risk Factors, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853 6401, USA
Prev Med 50:230-4. 2010Small Steps Are Easier Together (SmStep) was a locally-instituted, ecologically based intervention to increase walking by women.
- Becoming 'whole' again: a qualitative study of women's views of recovering from anorexia nervosaJana Jenkins
Talking Therapies IAPT, Berkshire Healthcare Foundation NHS Trust, UK
Eur Eat Disord Rev 20:e23-31. 2012This study explored how women made sense of their recovery from Anorexia Nervosa (AN)...
- Exercise interventions for women with anorexia nervosa: a review of the literatureChristie Zunker
Clinical Neuroscience, Neuropsychiatric Research Institute, Fargo, North Dakota, USA
Int J Eat Disord 44:579-84. 2011....
- Eggs, ethics and exploitation? Investigating women's experiences of an egg sharing schemeErica 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. 2012There is a growing global demand for human eggs for the treatment of sub-fertile women and for stem cell-related research...
- Culture, sexuality, and women's agency in the prevention of HIV/AIDS in southern AfricaI Susser
Anthropology Dept, Hunter College, New York, NY 10021, USA
Am J Public Health 90:1042-8. 2000Using 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...
- Quality of life of women with recurrent breast cancer and their family membersLaurel L Northouse
University of Michigan School of Nursing, Ann Arbor 48109, USA
J Clin Oncol 20:4050-64. 2002Little information is available about the effects of recurrent breast cancer on the quality of life of women and their family members...
- Understanding social stigma in women with hepatitis CGillian Grundy
Academic Rheumatology Department, University Hospital Aintree, Liverpool
Nurs Stand 19:35-9. 2004The aim of this research is to gain a more complete understanding of the impact of the hepatitis C virus (HCV) on women.
- Women's underrepresentation in science: sociocultural and biological considerationsStephen J Ceci
Department of Human Development, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA
Psychol Bull 135:218-61. 2009The underrepresentation of women at the top of math-intensive fields is controversial, with competing claims of biological and sociocultural causation...
- Intimate partner violence and HIV among drug-involved women: contexts linking these two epidemics--challenges and implications for prevention and treatmentNabila 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 ..
- Tailoring communication in consultations with women from high risk breast cancer familiesE 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...
- Using the patient-centered method to achieve excellence in care for women with breast cancerJ 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...
- Outcomes of an intervention to reduce uncertainty among African American women with diabetesEmelia Amoako
School of Nursing, The University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Greensboro, NC 27402 6170, USA
West J Nurs Res 30:928-42. 2008Poor 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...
- Psychosocial factors in the development of heart disease in women: current research and future directionsCarissa A Low
Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh, 3811 O Hara Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Psychosom Med 72:842-54. 2010To 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.
- Exclusion of older adults and women from recent trials of acute coronary syndromesKatherine S Dodd
Department of Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA
J Am Geriatr Soc 59:506-11. 2011To determine whether the participation of older adults and women in published clinical trials has increased during recent years.
- Barriers to help-seeking in young women with eating disorders: a qualitative exploration in a longitudinal community surveyElizabeth 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 ..
- Treatment of a major depression episode suppresses markers of bone turnover in premenopausal womenHasan 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.
- A comparison of lower genital tract glycogen and lactic acid levels in women and macaques: implications for HIV and SIV susceptibilityParia Mirmonsef
Department of Immunology Microbiology, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses 28:76-81. 2012Understanding 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...
- Informal support networks of low-income senior women living alone: evidence from Fort St. John, BCLaura 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...
- Vulnerability to fat-stigma in women's everyday relationshipsAlexandra 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 ..
- Hypertension in womenEduardo 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...
- Herbal, prescribed, and over-the-counter drug use in older women: prevalence of drug interactionsSaunjoo 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...
- Barriers to and factors facilitating breast cancer screening among Iranian women: a qualitative studyM Lamyian
Faculty of Medical Science, Department of Health Education, Tarbiat Modares University, Tehran, Islamic Republic of Iran
East Mediterr Health J 13:1160-9. 2007This study used qualitative methodology to understand Iranian women's views about barriers to and factors facilitating screening for early detection of breast cancer...
- Health-related quality of life during adjuvant treatment for breast cancer among postmenopausal womenMaria 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)..
- Effects of a tailored web-based educational intervention on women's perceptions of and intentions to obtain mammographyZu Chun Lin
Department of Nursing, Tzu Chi College of Technology, Hualien, Taiwan
J Clin Nurs 19:1261-9. 2010Breast cancer is the fourth leading cause of death in Taiwanese women. Mammography has been recognised as a powerful tool for breast cancer detection...
- Sexual dysfunction in women with diabetes mellitusAnnamaria 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...
- The levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine system in human immunodeficiency virus-infected women: a 5-year follow-up studyOskari Heikinheimo
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Helsinki, Finland
Am J Obstet Gynecol 204:126.e1-4. 2011We 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.
- Gender power control, sexual experiences, safer sex practices, and potential HIV risk behaviors among young Asian-American womenHyeouk Chris Hahm
School of Social Work, Boston University, MA 02215, USA
AIDS Behav 16:179-88. 2012We examined the prevalence of three domains of sexual behaviors among young Asian-American women: sexual experiences, safer sex practices, and potential HIV risk behaviors...
- Psychometric properties of measures of eating disorder risk in Latina college womenDebra L Franko
Northeastern University, Department of Counseling and Applied Educational Psychology, Boston, MA 02115, USA
Int J Eat Disord 45:592-6. 2012Latina 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.
- Patterns of alcohol consumption in young Australian women: socio-demographic factors, health-related behaviours and physical healthH A Jonas
Department of General Practice and Public Health, University of Melbourne, Victoria
Aust N Z J Public Health 24:185-91. 2000To 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.
- Does perceived discrimination affect health? Longitudinal relationships between work discrimination and women's physical and emotional healthEliza 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. 2003This study uses longitudinal data to examine the causal relationships between perceived work discrimination and women's physical and emotional health...
- 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 2001-2002Vickie 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.
- A critique of the literature on women's request for cesarean sectionJenny Gamble
Research Centre for Clinical and Community Practice Innovation, Griffith University, Brisbane, Australia
Birth 34:331-40. 2007The influence of women's birth preferences on the rising cesarean section rates is uncertain and possibly changing...
- The efficacy of female condom skills training in HIV risk reduction among women: a randomized controlled trialKyung 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. 2008We evaluated the efficacy of skills training designed to increase female condom use among women.
- Web-based treatment of alcohol problems among rural womenDeborah Finfgeld-Connett
Sinclair School of Nursing, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO 65211, USA
J Psychosoc Nurs Ment Health Serv 46:46-53. 2008It 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...
- Sex disparities in attitudes towards intimate partner violence against women in sub-Saharan Africa: a socio-ecological analysisOlalekan A Uthman
Department of Public Health Sciences, Division of Social Medicine, Epidemiology, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
BMC Public Health 10:223. 2010Attitudes towards intimate partner violence against women (IPVAW) has been suggested as one of the prominent predictor of IPVAW...
- Exploring quality of sleep and its related factors among menopausal womenHsiu 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...
- The effect of number of births on women's mortality: systematic review of the evidence for women who have completed their childbearingL 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. 2006Mortality 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...
- GENDER, HORMONES & ANTERIOR CRUCIATE LIGAMENT COMPLIANCEDavid Perrin; Fiscal Year: 2002....
- MERVYN N WEITZMANN; Fiscal Year: 2016....
- Genome-wide recombination as a risk factor for nondisjunctionNATASHA 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 ..
- Novel Mitochondrial Mechanisms of Ethanol-Induced Cardiac Injury in Aged FemalesDONNA 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 ..
- The role of Fli1 in T cell function and the pathogenesis of lupusTamara K Nowling; Fiscal Year: 2011..Lupus predominantly afflicts women and African Americans/Hispanics...
- IMMUNOGENETICS OF COLLAGEN INDUCED ARTHRITIS IN MICEChella 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. ..
- Alan Frazer; Fiscal Year: 2016DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The vulnerability of some women to develop major depressive disorder (MDD) is associated with hormonal fluctuations...
- Biology and Pathologies of Type V CollagenDaniel 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. ..
- Vitamin D and Estrogen Action in Bone: Concerted Role for hnRNPs in the C FamilyJohn S Adams; Fiscal Year: 2013....
- Epigenetics of Sex Differences in Brain and BehaviorBRIDGET NUGENT; Fiscal Year: 2012....
- Community Participation Research of Breastfeeding Disparities in African AmericanTamar 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 ..
- Maternal obesity depresses essential fatty acid transport in the placentaPERRIE 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)...
- 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, ..
- Diane Lebesgue; Fiscal Year: 2014..abstract_text> ..
- Gonadal Steroid Receptors and the Hypothalamo-Pituitary-Adrenal AxisRobert J Handa; Fiscal Year: 2013....
- Chemical modulators of Tet-family proteinsAnjana 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. ..
- 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)...
- Estrogen Modulation of Auditory ProcessingRaphael Pinaud; Fiscal Year: 2012..Hearing disorders and lower auditory processing efficiency also occur in women with Turner's syndrome, who are deficient in E2...
- X chromosome, injury and infectionZoltan 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. ..
- Mechanisms of Heme Transport in MacrophagesCARINE CARINE WHITE; Fiscal Year: 2012....
- Role of leptin-mediated PI3 Kinase signaling on reproductive controlCarol 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. ..
- Metabolic Adapation and Control of Lactation in HumansMorey 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 ..
- Alcohol-Induced Bone Resorption: The Role of Oxidative StressMartin J J Ronis; Fiscal Year: 2013DESCRIPTION (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 ..
- Effects of In Utero and Transgenerational Exposure of Avy Mice to Bisphenol ACHERYL SUSAN ROSENFELD; Fiscal Year: 2010..abstract_text> ..
- Krzysztof Palczewski; Fiscal Year: 2015..PHS 398 (Rev. 11/07) Page 4 Institutional Training Substitute Form Page 3 ..
- 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. ..
- Dietary Supplement Creatine for Adolescent Females with SSRI-Resistant DepressionPERRY 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...
- 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. ..
- DNA Repair Deficiency Associated with Obesity and the Metabolic SyndromeR Stephen Lloyd; Fiscal Year: 2013..These investigations will examine the role of reduced DNA repair in the onset and progression of these diseases. ..
- Transplacental Arsenic Induced Hepatic Dysfunction and Vascular DiseaseJ 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. ..
- Mechanism of Age-Related Change in Estrogen Receptor Beta Expression in Rat BrainJENNE 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...
- 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. ..
- Sienmi Du; Fiscal Year: 2014....
- Ameae M Walker; Fiscal Year: 2015..Results may also lead to the development of procedures for safely enhancing immunity in children. ..
- Role of murine induced pluripotent stem cells on the correction of cardiac and skDiego 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. ..
- Mechanisms Regulating Reduced c-Kit-Dependent EAE Susceptibility in Male SJL MiceMELISSA 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. ..
- Neuropeptide modulation of biogenic amine function and aggression in a crustaceanMaria 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. ..
- DONNA LORRAINE WHITE; Fiscal Year: 2014....
- Severe H1N1 Influenza Infection During Pregnancy: Pathophysiologic MechanismsMark 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...
- Validation of a functional MRI-based reward processing task as a non-invasive tooMARY LOUISE PHILLIPS; Fiscal Year: 2010....
- Olfactory Circuits for Reproduction and RewardJames A Cherry; Fiscal Year: 2013..abstract_text> ..
- A Rapid Point-of-care Diagnostic for Neisseria gonorrhoeae STDsRichard 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. ..
- 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%..
- 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 ..
- Nitric Oxide and gastric motility in female diabeticsPandu R Gangula; Fiscal Year: 2010Gastroparesis is a disabilitating disease affecting predominantly young women. The biological basis of this disorder and its associated gender bias remains poorly understood...
- 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. ..
- 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...
- Predictors of Dietary Quality in Low-Income Pregnant WomenEileen 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...
- Lawrence C Layman; Fiscal Year: 2014..Many men and women have abnormalities of the reproductive axis, but the cause is usually unknown...
- Development of a Porcine Model of AtherosclerosisChristopher Rogers; Fiscal Year: 2012..Thus, this work will accelerate the discovery of novel therapies for this costly and deadly disease. ..
- CD4+ T cells in Invasive AspergillosisAmariliz 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. ..
- Endocrine Targets for Prevention of Lung CancerRobert 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. ..
- Gender Bias in Lupus: Contribution of Sex ChromosomesRam 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...
- 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. ..
- 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. ..
- RRSS #08: Evaluating Prevalence HPV Infection Among Head and Neck Cancer PatientsDennis 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...
- Gregory A Clines; Fiscal Year: 2016....
- Genetics of Spontaneous Pelvic Organ Prolapse in the MouseJay 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...
- John P Konhilas; Fiscal Year: 2015..The hearts of women with these disorders maintain, at least, adequate cardiac function whereas men typically demonstrate increased ..
- Muriel Larauche; Fiscal Year: 2015DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Women are predominantly affected by irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). The reason for this prevalence is not yet established...
- DHA, Inflammation, and Insulin Sensitivity in Obese Pregnant WomenDebra 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,..
- 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. ..
- Mark E Westhusin; Fiscal Year: 2014....
- Sleep in Rats: From Conceptualization to Measurement, Analysis and InterpretationGayle 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. ..
- Multivariate Analysis of the Total Fertility Rate and Its ComponentsRobert 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...
- DOSAGE COMPENSATION IN DROSOPHILABruce Baker; Fiscal Year: 1999....
- The relative roled of sex and genes during development of systemic autoimmunityTRINE 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 (..
- Anxiety Sensitivity, Menstrual Cycle Phase, and Panic-Relevant RespondingYael 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 ..
- EPIDEMIC HYPERTENSION IN NIGERIAN WORKERSClareann Bunker; Fiscal Year: 1999..S. black population because higher weight and blood pressure are already entrenched and static in the U.S. population. ..
- Role of OFQ/N in Regulating the Prolactin Response to StressPhyllis 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]..
- Prevention of Neck Injuries in Older Adults During Rear Motor Vehicle CollsionsPAUL 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. ..
- A Model Statewide Trial to Detect and Treat Maternal Hypothyroidism in PregnancyJames 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...
- Hormone Mediated Knee Joint Laxity and NeuromechanicsSANDRA 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.
- Role of 15-lipoxygenase in Enhanced Pulmonary Vasoconstriction in FemalesSandra 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...
- Stress regulation of the endocannabinoid system: Effects on synaptic physiologyChristian Reich; Fiscal Year: 2009..Specifically, this project will assess the impact of stress on endocannabinoid-mediated neurotransmission. ..
- Opioid-Induced Immune Alterations: Gender DifferencesDONALD 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. ..
- Identification of a gender-specific rat arthritis locusPercio 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. ..
- ANDROGEN EFFECTS ON COGNITION IN TURNER SYNDROMEJudith 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. ..