- Distinguishing migration from isolation: a Markov chain Monte Carlo approach
Department of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
Genetics 158:885-96. 2001
..The use of the method is illustrated in an application to mitochondrial DNA sequence data from a fish species: the threespine stickleback (Gasterosteus aculeatus)...
- Genetic discontinuity between local hunter-gatherers and central Europe's first farmers
Institute for Anthropology, University of Mainz, Mainz, Germany
Science 326:137-40. 2009
..Together, these analyses provide persuasive evidence that the first farmers were not the descendants of local hunter-gatherers but immigrated into central Europe at the onset of the Neolithic...
- The archaeogenetics of Europe
Institute of Integrative and Comparative Biology, Faculty of Biological Sciences, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK
Curr Biol 20:R174-83. 2010
- Genes mirror geography within Europe
Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Interdepartmental Program in Bioinformatics, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California 90095, USA
Nature 456:98-101. 2008
..In addition, the results are relevant to the prospects of genetic ancestry testing; an individual's DNA can be used to infer their geographic origin with surprising accuracy-often to within a few hundred kilometres...
- A predominantly neolithic origin for European paternal lineages
Department of Genetics, University of Leicester, Leicester, United Kingdom
PLoS Biol 8:e1000285. 2010
- Obesity among US immigrant subgroups by duration of residence
Mita Sanghavi Goel
Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, Ill
JAMA 292:2860-7. 2004
..The prevalence of obesity has increased substantially since the 1980s. While immigrants are the fastest growing segment of the US population, little is known about obesity or clinician counseling about diet and exercise in this group...
- Genetic variation and population structure in native Americans
The Galton Laboratory, Department of Biology, University College London, London, United Kingdom
PLoS Genet 3:e185. 2007
..These findings offer new insights into the process of population dispersal and differentiation during the peopling of the Americas...
- Interpreting principal component analyses of spatial population genetic variation
Department of Human Genetics, University of Chicago, 920 E 58th Street, CLSC 5th floor, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
Nat Genet 40:646-9. 2008
..Our findings aid interpretation of PCA results and suggest how PCA can help correct for continuous population structure in association studies...
- Mitochondrial population genomics supports a single pre-Clovis origin with a coastal route for the peopling of the Americas
Nelson J R Fagundes
Faculdade de Biociencias, Pontificia Universidade Catolica do Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre, RS, 91619 900, Brazil
Am J Hum Genet 82:583-92. 2008
..These results support a pre-Clovis occupation of the New World, suggesting a rapid settlement of the continent along a Pacific coastal route...
- The financial cost of doctors emigrating from sub-Saharan Africa: human capital analysis
Edward J Mills
Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Ottawa, Canada
BMJ 343:d7031. 2011
..To estimate the lost investment of domestically educated doctors migrating from sub-Saharan African countries to Australia, Canada, the United Kingdom, and the United States...
- Medical schools in sub-Saharan Africa
The George Washington University, Washington, DC 20037, USA
Lancet 377:1113-21. 2011
..Ten recommendations provide guidance for efforts to strengthen medical education in sub-Saharan Africa...
- Who infects whom? HIV-1 concordance and discordance among migrant and non-migrant couples in South Africa
Mark N Lurie
South African Medical Research Council, HIV Prevention and Vaccine Research Unit, Durban, South Africa
AIDS 17:2245-52. 2003
..To measure HIV-1 discordance among migrant and non-migrant men and their rural partners, and to estimate the relative risk of infection from inside versus outside primary relationships...
- The initial peopling of the Americas: a growing number of founding mitochondrial genomes from Beringia
Ugo A Perego
Sorenson Molecular Genealogy Foundation, Salt Lake City, Utah 84115, USA
Genome Res 20:1174-9. 2010
- Prevalence of serious mental disorder in 7000 refugees resettled in western countries: a systematic review
Department of Psychiatry, University of Oxford, Warneford Hospital, Oxford, UK
Lancet 365:1309-14. 2005
..We did a systematic review of surveys about these disorders in general refugee populations in western countries...
- Ancient DNA from European early neolithic farmers reveals their near eastern affinities
Australian Centre for Ancient DNA, School of Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Adelaide, Adelaide, Australia
PLoS Biol 8:e1000536. 2010
- Risk factors for coronary heart disease among immigrant women from Iran and Turkey, compared to women of Swedish ethnicity
Unit for Clinical Nutrition Research, Department of Public Health and Caring Sciences, Uppsala University, Sweden
Ethn Dis 15:213-20. 2005
..The aim of the study was to compare a group of immigrant women from the Middle East living in Sweden to Swedish-born controls regarding the prevalence of certain cardiovascular risk factors...
- Language-tree divergence times support the Anatolian theory of Indo-European origin
Russell D Gray
Department of Psychology, University of Auckland, Private Bag 92019, Auckland 1020, New Zealand
Nature 426:435-9. 2003
..These results were robust to changes in coding procedures, calibration points, rooting of the trees and priors in the bayesian analysis...
- Contrasting patterns of nuclear and mtDNA diversity in Native American populations
Ning Ning Yang
Department of Genetics, Evolution and Environment, University College London, UK
Ann Hum Genet 74:525-38. 2010
..These data hint at an early divergence of Andean and non-Andean South Americans and at a contrasting demographic history for populations from these regions...
- Risk factors for mortality from imported falciparum malaria in the United Kingdom over 20 years: an observational study
Anna M Checkley
HPA Malaria Reference Laboratory and London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London WC1B 3DP, UK
BMJ 344:e2116. 2012
..To determine which travellers with malaria are at greatest risk of dying, highlighting factors which can be used to target health messages to travellers...
- Are some perinatal deaths in immigrant groups linked to suboptimal perinatal care services?
Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Malmo University Hospital, Lund University, Sweden
BJOG 109:677-82. 2002
..To test the hypothesis that suboptimal factors in perinatal care services resulting in perinatal deaths were more common among immigrant mothers from the Horn of Africa, when compared with Swedish mothers...
- Genetic evidence supports demic diffusion of Han culture
State Key Laboratory of Genetic Engineering and Center for Anthropological Studies, School of Life Sciences and Morgan Tan International Center for Life Sciences, Fudan University, Shanghai 200433, China
Nature 431:302-5. 2004
..16 billion (2000 census), and are by far the largest ethnic group in the world. The expansion process of Han culture is thus of great interest to researchers in many fields...
- Explaining seasonal fluctuations of measles in Niger using nighttime lights imagery
Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ 08544, USA
Science 334:1424-7. 2011
..In addition to epidemiological applications, the ability to measure fine-scale changes in population density has implications for public health, crisis management, and economic development...
- Human resources for health in southeast Asia: shortages, distributional challenges, and international trade in health services
Mahidol University, Nakhon Pathom, Thailand
Lancet 377:769-81. 2011
..There is also a need for improved dialogue between the health and trade sectors on how to balance economic opportunities associated with trade in health services with domestic health needs and equity issues...
- All-cause and cause-specific mortality of immigrants and native born in the United States
G K Singh
Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Executive Plaza North, Suite 343, 6130 Executive Blvd, MSC 7352, Bethesda, MD 20892 7352, USA
Am J Public Health 91:392-9. 2001
..This study examined whether US-born people and immigrants 25 years or older differ in their risks of all-cause and cause-specific mortality and whether these differentials, if they exist, vary according to age, sex, and race/ethnicity...
- High-resolution mtDNA evidence for the late-glacial resettlement of Europe from an Iberian refugium
IPATIMUP Instituto de Patologia e Imunologia Molecular da Universidade do Porto, 4200 465 Porto, Portugal
Genome Res 15:19-24. 2005
..This shows that a large fraction of the maternal ancestry of modern Europeans traces back to the expansion of hunter-gatherer populations at the end of the last Ice Age...
- A major Y-chromosome haplogroup R1b Holocene era founder effect in Central and Western Europe
Natalie M Myres
Sorenson Molecular Genealogy Foundation, Salt Lake City, UT, USA
Eur J Hum Genet 19:95-101. 2011
- The late Pleistocene dispersal of modern humans in the Americas
Center for the Study of the First Americans, Department of Anthropology, Texas A and M University, 4352 TAMU, College Station, TX 77843 4352, USA
Science 319:1497-502. 2008
..If this is the time of colonization, geological data from western Canada suggest that humans dispersed along the recently deglaciated Pacific coastline...
- Climate change and postglacial human dispersals in southeast Asia
Institute of Integrative and Comparative Biology, Faculty of Biological Sciences, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK
Mol Biol Evol 25:1209-18. 2008
..This suggests that global warming and sea-level rises at the end of the Ice Age, 15,000-7,000 years ago, were the main forces shaping modern human diversity in the region...
- An African origin for the intimate association between humans and Helicobacter pylori
Department of Molecular Biology, Max Planck Institut für Infektionsbiologie, D 10117 Berlin, Germany
Nature 445:915-8. 2007
..pylori before their migrations from Africa and demonstrate that H. pylori has remained intimately associated with their human host populations ever since...
- The metrics of the physician brain drain
George Washington University School of Public Health and Health Services, Washington, DC 20006, USA
N Engl J Med 353:1810-8. 2005
..Although the recipient nations and the immigrating physicians benefit from this migration, less developed countries lose important health capabilities as a result of the loss of physicians...
- Mitochondrial genome evidence reveals successful Late Paleolithic settlement on the Tibetan Plateau
State Key Laboratory of Genetic Resources and Evolution, Kunming Institute of Zoology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Kunming 650223, Yunnan Province, China
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 106:21230-5. 2009
..This partial genetic continuity between the Paleolithic inhabitants and the contemporary Tibetan populations bridges the results and inferences from archaeology, history, and genetics...
- Paternal and maternal lineages in the Balkans show a homogeneous landscape over linguistic barriers, except for the isolated Aromuns
Unitat de Biologia Evolutiva, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Spain
Ann Hum Genet 70:459-87. 2006
..The homogeneity of Balkan populations prevented testing for the origin of the Aromuns, although a significant Roman contribution can be ruled out...
- The Latino mortality paradox: a test of the "salmon bias" and healthy migrant hypotheses
A F Abraido-Lanza
Psychiatric Epidemiology Training Program, School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
Am J Public Health 89:1543-8. 1999
- Do African immigrants living in France have long-term malarial immunity?
Department of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, and Parasitology, Hopital Bichat Claude Bernard, Paris, France
Am J Trop Med Hyg 72:21-5. 2005
..falciparum. These results suggest the persistence of acquired immunity to P. falciparum malaria after several years of non-exposure in African immigrants...
- Why the(y) wait? Key informant understandings of factors contributing to late presentation and poor utilization of HIV health and social care services by African migrants in Britain
F M Burns
Centre for Sexual Health and HIV Research, University College London
AIDS Care 19:102-8. 2007
..Community involvement should include input to ensure there is: better cultural understanding within the health care system; normalization of the HIV testing process; and a clear message on the effectiveness of therapy...
- Trauma, post-migration living difficulties, and social support as predictors of psychological adjustment in resettled Sudanese refugees
School of Psychology and Counselling, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia
Aust N Z J Psychiatry 40:179-87. 2006
..This paper explores the impact of pre-migration trauma, post-migration living difficulties and social support on the current mental health of 63 resettled Sudanese refugees...
- Cultural identities and cultural congruency: a new model for evaluating mental distress in immigrants
Section of Cultural Psychiatry, Institute of Psychiatry, De Crespigny Park, London, UK
Acta Psychiatr Scand 111:84-93. 2005
..Societies and cultures have been described as being individualistic or collectivist (also called ego-centric or socio-centric). Similarly individuals are idiocentric or allocentric...
- Human Y chromosome haplogroup R-V88: a paternal genetic record of early mid Holocene trans-Saharan connections and the spread of Chadic languages
Dipartimento di Genetica e Biologia Molecolare, Sapienza Universita di Roma, Rome, Italy
Eur J Hum Genet 18:800-7. 2010
- Genetic evidence of an early exit of Homo sapiens sapiens from Africa through eastern Africa
Dipartimento di Genetica e Microbiologia, University of Pavia, Italy
Nat Genet 23:437-41. 1999
..This was possibly the only successful early dispersal event of modern humans out of Africa...
- History of click-speaking populations of Africa inferred from mtDNA and Y chromosome genetic variation
Sarah A Tishkoff
Department of Biology, University of Maryland, USA
Mol Biol Evol 24:2180-95. 2007
- Loss of health professionals from sub-Saharan Africa: the pivotal role of the UK
J B Eastwood
Department of Cellular and Molecular Medicine, St George s Hospital Medical School, London SW17 0RE, UK
Lancet 365:1893-900. 2005
..We suggest some practical measures to these ends. These include action the UK could take on its own, with the African countries most affected, and with other developed countries and WHO...
- Ethnic-immigrant differentials in health behaviors, morbidity, and cause-specific mortality in the United States: an analysis of two national data bases
Gopal K Singh
National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892 8316, USA
Hum Biol 74:83-109. 2002
- Pregnancy outcome of migrant women and integration policy: a systematic review of the international literature
Services for Medical Research forMed, Evolene, Switzerland
Soc Sci Med 68:452-61. 2009
..Immigrant women clearly need targeted attention to improve the health of their newborn, but a deep societal change is also necessary to integrate and respect immigrant communities in receiving societies...
- Tracing past human male movements in northern/eastern Africa and western Eurasia: new clues from Y-chromosomal haplogroups E-M78 and J-M12
Dipartimento di Genetica e Biologia Molecolare, Sapienza Universita di Roma, Rome, Italy, and Laboratoire d Immunologie, Hopital de Sainte Marguerite, Marseille, France
Mol Biol Evol 24:1300-11. 2007
..Our results not only provide a refinement of previous evolutionary hypotheses but also well-defined time frames for past human movements both in northern/eastern Africa and western Eurasia...
- Insights into the 'healthy immigrant effect': health status and health service use of immigrants to Canada
James Ted McDonald
Department of Economics, University of New Brunswick, PO Box 4400, Fredericton, NB E3B 5A3, Canada
Soc Sci Med 59:1613-27. 2004
- Distinctive Paleo-Indian migration routes from Beringia marked by two rare mtDNA haplogroups
Ugo A Perego
Dipartimento di Genetica e Microbiologia, Universita di Pavia, 27100 Pavia, Italy
Curr Biol 19:1-8. 2009
..In this study, we have instead identified and analyzed mtDNAs belonging to two rare Native American haplogroups named D4h3 and X2a...
- Paleo-Eskimo mtDNA genome reveals matrilineal discontinuity in Greenland
M Thomas P Gilbert
Center for Ancient Genetics, Department of Biology, Universitetsparken 15, DK 2100 Copenhagen, Denmark
Science 320:1787-9. 2008
..This result suggests that the earliest migrants into the New World's northern extremes derived from populations in the Bering Sea area and were not directly related to Native Americans or the later Neo-Eskimos that replaced them...
- Tuberculosis among foreign-born persons in the United States
Kevin P Cain
Division of Tuberculosis Elimination, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Rd, MS E 10, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
JAMA 300:405-12. 2008
..Foreign-born persons accounted for 57% of all tuberculosis (TB) cases in the United States in 2006. Current TB control strategies have not sufficiently addressed the high levels of TB disease and latent TB infection in this population...
- Prevalence of type 2 diabetes mellitus, other cardiovascular risk factors, and cardiovascular disease in Turkish and Moroccan immigrants in North West Europe: a systematic review
P J M Uitewaal
Department of Health Policy and Management, Erasmus Medical Centre Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Prev Med 39:1068-76. 2004
- The impact of migration on HIV-1 transmission in South Africa: a study of migrant and nonmigrant men and their partners
Mark N Lurie
South African Medical Research Council, HIV Prevention and Vaccine Research Unit, Durban, South Africa
Sex Transm Dis 30:149-56. 2003
..To investigate the association between migration and HIV infection among migrant and nonmigrant men and their rural partners...
- Epidemiology of Chagas disease in non-endemic countries: the role of international migration
Gabriel A Schmunis
Pan American Health Organization World Health Organization, 525 23rd Street, NW Washington, DC 20037, USA
Mem Inst Oswaldo Cruz 102:75-85. 2007
..cruzi infection, prevent tainting the blood supply with T. cruzi, and implement secondary prevention of congenital Chagas disease...
- The role of human movement in the transmission of vector-borne pathogens
Steven T Stoddard
Entomology, University of California, Davis, California, United States of America
PLoS Negl Trop Dis 3:e481. 2009
..Here we develop a conceptual model to evaluate the importance of variation in exposure due to individual human movements for pathogen transmission, focusing on mosquito-borne dengue virus...
- Emergency room utilization in Copenhagen: a comparison of immigrant groups and Danish-born residents
Department of Health Services Research, Institute of Public Health, University of Copenhagen Denmark
Scand J Public Health 32:53-9. 2004
..The aim of the study was to investigate whether utilization of the emergency room differed between immigrant groups and Danish-born residents in Copenhagen, Denmark...
- Global distribution of Y-chromosome haplogroup C reveals the prehistoric migration routes of African exodus and early settlement in East Asia
State Key Laboratory of Genetic Resources and Evolution, Kunming Institute of Zoology and Kunming Primate Research Centre, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Kunming, PR China
J Hum Genet 55:428-35. 2010
..The northward expansion of Hg C in East Asia started approximately 40 thousand of years ago (KYA) along the coastline of mainland China and reached Siberia approximately 15 KYA and finally made its way to the Americas...
- Y-chromosome evidence for differing ancient demographic histories in the Americas
Maria Catira Bortolini
Department of Biology, University College, London, United Kingdom
Am J Hum Genet 73:524-39. 2003
..Age estimates based on Y-chromosome microsatellite diversity place the initial settlement of the American continent at approximately 14,000 years ago, in relative agreement with the age of well-established archaeological evidence...
- The human genetic history of the Americas: the final frontier
Dennis H O'Rourke
Department of Anthropology, University of Utah, 270 S 1400 E, rm 102, Salt Lake City, UT 84112, USA
Curr Biol 20:R202-7. 2010
- Low overall mortality of Turkish residents in Germany persists and extends into a second generation: merely a healthy migrant effect?
Department of Tropical Hygiene and Public Health, Heidelberg University, Germany
Trop Med Int Health 3:297-303. 1998
..To test the hypothesis that as a minority with lower socio-economic status, Turkish residents in Germany might experience a higher mortality than Germans...
- On the edge of Bantu expansions: mtDNA, Y chromosome and lactase persistence genetic variation in southwestern Angola
IPATIMUP, Instituto de Patologia e Imunologia Molecular da Universidade do Porto, R Dr Roberto Frias s n, 4200 465 Porto, Portugal
BMC Evol Biol 9:80. 2009
- The genetic legacy of Paleolithic Homo sapiens sapiens in extant Europeans: a Y chromosome perspective
Dipartimento di Genetica e Microbiologia, Universita di Pavia, Via Ferrata 1, 27100 Pavia, Italy
Science 290:1155-9. 2000
- Differential Y-chromosome Anatolian influences on the Greek and Cretan Neolithic
R J King
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Stanford University, 401 Quarry Road, Stanford, CA 94305 5722, USA
Ann Hum Genet 72:205-14. 2008
- Prolonged Plasmodium falciparum infection in immigrants, Paris
Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Bichat Claude Bernard, Paris, France
Emerg Infect Dis 14:323-6. 2008
..falciparum infection in immigrant travelers. Results suggest that P. falciparum infection should be systematically suspected, even months after travel, especially in pregnant women and first-arrival immigrants...
- Globalization of infectious diseases: the impact of migration
Brian D Gushulak
Medical Services Branch, Citizenship and Immigration Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Clin Infect Dis 38:1742-8. 2004
- Ancient human genome sequence of an extinct Palaeo-Eskimo
Centre for GeoGenetics, Natural History Museum of Denmark and Department of Biology, University of Copenhagen, Universitetsparken 15, DK 2100 Copenhagen, Denmark
Nature 463:757-62. 2010
..This provides evidence for a migration from Siberia into the New World some 5,500 years ago, independent of that giving rise to the modern Native Americans and Inuit...
- Emerging genetic patterns of the European Neolithic: perspectives from a late Neolithic Bell Beaker burial site in Germany
Esther J Lee
Graduate School Human Development in Landscapes, Christian Albrechts University of Kiel, Germany
Am J Phys Anthropol 148:571-9. 2012
..Furthermore, our data, along with those from previous studies, indicate that modern U5-lineages may have received little, if any, contribution from the Mesolithic or Neolithic mitochondrial gene pool...
- "It is more than the issue of taking tablets": the interplay between migration policies and TB control in Sweden
Division of Global Health, Department of Public Health Sciences, Karolinska Institutet, Sweden
Health Policy 97:26-31. 2010
..Tuberculosis is re-emerging as a critical public health concern in Sweden among the immigrants. The aim of this study was to explore the experiences of the Somali community of TB care in the Stockholm area...
- Is nasopharyngeal cancer really a "Cantonese cancer"?
Joseph Tien Seng Wee
Division of Clinical Trials and Epidemiological Sciences, National Cancer Centre, Singapore 169610, Singapore
Chin J Cancer 29:517-26. 2010
..All these populations have a high incidence of NPC. Very early contact between southern Chinese and peoples of East Africa and Arabia can also account for the intermediate incidence of NPC in these regions...
- The Levant versus the Horn of Africa: evidence for bidirectional corridors of human migrations
J R Luis
Department of Biological Sciences, Florida International University, Miami, 33199, USA
Am J Hum Genet 74:532-44. 2004
- European neolithization and ancient DNA: an assessment
Marie France Deguilloux
Paleogenetic Platform, UMR PACEA, Bordeaux University
Evol Anthropol 21:24-37. 2012
..In light of information emerging from diverse disciplines, including recent paleogenetic studies, the most plausible model explaining the movement of Neolithic pioneer groups in central Europe is that of leapfrog migration...
- High-resolution SNPs and microsatellite haplotypes point to a single, recent entry of Native American Y chromosomes into the Americas
Stephen L Zegura
Department of Anthropology, University of Arizona, USA
Mol Biol Evol 21:164-75. 2004
..Divergence dates between the Altai plus North Asians versus the Native American population system ranged from 10,100 to 17,200 years for all lineages, precluding a very early entry into the Americas...
- The impact of out-migration on the nursing workforce in Kenya
Jessica M Gross
Emory University Nurses Council of Kenya, Nairobi, Kenya
Health Serv Res 46:1300-18. 2011
..To examine the impact of out-migration on Kenya's nursing workforce...
- The demography of disability and the effects of immigrant history: older Asians in the United States
Jan E Mutchler
Gerontology Institute, University of Massachusetts Boston, 100 Morrissey Boulevard, Boston, MA 02125, USA
Demography 44:251-63. 2007
..We conclude that in later life, immigrant status confers few disability advantages among the Asian population in the United States...
- The impact of immigration on tuberculosis rates in the United Kingdom compared with other European countries
R L Gilbert
Health Protection Agency Centre for Infections, London, UK
Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 13:645-51. 2009
..To investigate whether trends in tuberculosis (TB) rates across Europe are linked to patterns of migration...
- Genetic evidence for the Mongolian ancestry of Kalmyks
Department of Evolutionary Genetics, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, D 04103 Leipzig, Germany
Am J Phys Anthropol 128:846-54. 2005
..Genetic analyses of even recent, relatively well-documented migrations such as of the Kalmyks can therefore lead to new insights concerning such migrations...
- Female genital mutilation in the context of migration: experience of African women with the Swiss health care system
Swiss Centre for International Health, Swiss Tropical Institute
Eur J Public Health 15:86-90. 2005
- International migration and gestational diabetes mellitus: a systematic review of the literature and meta-analysis
Anita J Gagnon
School of Nursing, McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada
Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 25:575-92. 2011
..Research using clear, specific migrant definitions, adjusting for relevant risk factors and including other aspects of migration experiences is needed to confirm and understand these findings...
- Do immigrants have an increased prevalence of unhealthy behaviours and risk factors for coronary heart disease?
Center of Family Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Huddinge, Sweden
Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 12:535-41. 2005
..The aim of this study was to investigate whether unhealthy behaviours and risk factors for coronary disease are more common in immigrants than in Swedish-born individuals...
- Rapid coastal spread of First Americans: novel insights from South America's Southern Cone mitochondrial genomes
Institute of Legal Medicine, Innsbruck Medical University, Innsbruck, Austria
Genome Res 22:811-20. 2012
- Estimating the burden of tuberculosis among foreign-born persons acquired prior to entering the U.S., 2005-2009
Philip M Ricks
Division of Tuberculosis Elimination, United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America
PLoS ONE 6:e27405. 2011
..Our study objectives were to estimate the proportion of foreign-born persons with TB due reactivation TB and to describe characteristics of foreign-born persons with reactivation TB...
- Evaluating microevolutionary models for the early settlement of the New World: the importance of recurrent gene flow with Asia
Soledad de Azevedo
Centro Nacional Patagónico, Consejo Nacional de Investigaciones Científicas y Técnicas Bvd Brown 2915 U9120ACD Puerto Madryn, Argentina
Am J Phys Anthropol 146:539-52. 2011
..Our results suggest a better explanatory performance of the Recurrent Gene Flow model, and provide additional insights concerning affinities among Asian and Native American Circum-Arctic groups...
- The impact of the refugee decision on the trajectory of PTSD, anxiety, and depressive symptoms among asylum seekers: a longitudinal study
School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales and Centre for Population Mental Health Research, Sydney South West Area Health Service, Australia
Am J Disaster Med 2:321-9. 2007
..To identify the direct impact of the refugee decision on psychiatric symptoms by adjusting for other variables, namely sociodemographic characteristics, past trauma, and ongoing postmigration stresses...
- Y-chromosome variation in Altaian Kazakhs reveals a common paternal gene pool for Kazakhs and the influence of Mongolian expansions
Matthew C Dulik
Department of Anthropology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America
PLoS ONE 6:e17548. 2011
..In addition, all of them showed evidence of genetic influence by the 13(th) century CE Mongol Empire. Ultimately, the social and cultural traditions of the Kazakhs shaped their current pattern of genetic variation...
- Moving away from nasty encounters enhances cooperation in ecological prisoner's dilemma game
Center for Systems and Control, State Key Laboratory for Turbulence and Complex Systems, College of Engineering, Peking University, Beijing, China
PLoS ONE 6:e27669. 2011
- Mycobacterium tuberculosis transmission in a country with low tuberculosis incidence: role of immigration and HIV infection
Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland
J Clin Microbiol 50:388-95. 2012
..Continued access to health services and clinical follow-up will be essential to control TB in this population...
- Congenital malaria, an important differential diagnosis to consider when evaluating febrile infants of immigrant mothers
Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Bronx Lebanon Hospital Center, Bronx, NY 10457, USA
Pediatr Emerg Care 23:326-9. 2007
..We discuss a case of congenital malaria in a 26-day-old infant and review the clinical features of previously reported cases in the United States...
- Disability pension among immigrants in Sweden
Department of Social Work, University of Goteborg, Sweden
Soc Sci Med 63:805-16. 2006
..Future research needs to address which possible causes are most important for policies to address...
- News from the west: ancient DNA from a French megalithic burial chamber
Marie France Deguilloux
Universite Bordeaux 1, UMR 5199 PACEA, Laboratoire d Anthropologie des Populations du Passé, B8 Avenue des Facultés, Talence Cedex, France
Am J Phys Anthropol 144:108-18. 2011
..Nevertheless, our results strengthen conclusions demonstrating genetic discontinuity between modern and ancient Europeans whether through migration, demographic or selection processes, or social practices...
- Y-chromosome evidence suggests a common paternal heritage of Austro-Asiatic populations
Molecular Anthropology Group, Biological Anthropology Unit, Indian Statistical Institute, Hubsiguda, Hyderabad, India
BMC Evol Biol 7:47. 2007
..Mundari, Khasi-Khmuic and Mon-Khmer, along with the previously published data on 214 relevant populations from Asia and Oceania...
- Emergence of social cohesion in a model society of greedy, mobile individuals
Carlos P Roca
ETH Zurich, CH 8092 Zurich, Switzerland
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 108:11370-4. 2011
..Our model is, therefore, expected to shed light on the long-standing problem of the emergence and stability of cooperative behavior...
- High prevalence of vitamin D deficiency in pregnant non-Western women in The Hague, Netherlands
Irene M van der Meer
Municipal Health Service of The Hague, The Hague, Netherlands
Am J Clin Nutr 84:350-3; quiz 468-9. 2006
..Vitamin D deficiency is common in dark-skinned persons living in northern countries. Vitamin D deficiency during pregnancy may have serious consequences for both mother and child...
- The human genetic history of East Asia: weaving a complex tapestry
Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Deutscher Platz 6, D04103 Leipzig, Germany
Curr Biol 20:R188-93. 2010
- Beliefs of Turkish and Moroccan immigrants in The Netherlands about smoking cessation: implications for prevention
Department of Social Medicine, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, 1100 DE Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Health Educ Res 20:622-34. 2005
..When developing smoking cessation interventions, the results show that it is important to include ethnic-specific salient beliefs, such as the subjective norms of the religious leader...
- Migration and mental health
HSRD, Institute of Psychiatry, De Crespigny Park, London SE5 5AF, UK
Acta Psychiatr Scand 109:243-58. 2004
..The process of migration is not simple or straightforward. The aim of this review is to distil existing information on how migration influences individuals' mental state and how it determines help seeking as well as pathways to care...
- Ancient DNA reveals male diffusion through the Neolithic Mediterranean route
Laboratoire d anthropologie moléculaire et imagerie de synthèse, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, Unité Mixte de Recherche 5288, 31073 Toulouse, France
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 108:9788-91. 2011
- Mental health of Cambodian refugees 2 decades after resettlement in the United States
Grant N Marshall
RAND, Santa Monica, Calif 90407, USA
JAMA 294:571-9. 2005
..Little is known about the long-term mental health of trauma-exposed refugees years after permanent resettlement in host countries...
- Social determinants of health in Canada's immigrant population: results from the National Population Health Survey
J R Dunn
Centre for Health Services and Policy Research, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
Soc Sci Med 51:1573-93. 2000
..The complexity of immigrants' experiences, combined with the inherent limitations of cross-sectional survey data are discussed as major limitations to this kind of research...
- Imported malaria in adults and children: epidemiological and clinical characteristics of 380 consecutive cases observed in Verona, Italy
Department of Infectious Diseases, University of Verona, Verona, Italy
J Travel Med 15:229-36. 2008
- Brain drain from developing countries: how can brain drain be converted into wisdom gain?
Department of Epidemiology, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburg, 3512 Fifth Avenue, Room 313, Pittsburgh, PA 15101, USA
J R Soc Med 98:487-91. 2005
- Imported malaria in immigrants to Italy: a changing pattern observed in north eastern Italy
Department of Infectious Diseases, University of Verona, Verona, Italy
J Travel Med 16:317-21. 2009
..Nevertheless, premunition could be progressively lost after a long period of nonexposure. We investigated the changing pattern of malaria in immigrants in two definite 5-year periods one decade apart...
- Hepatitis B knowledge and practices among Chinese immigrants to the United States
Vicky M Taylor
Cancer Prevention Program, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, British Columbia Cancer Agency, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 7:313-7. 2006
..Chronic carriage of hepatitis B virus (HBV) is the most common underlying cause of liver cancer among Chinese Americans. Our objective was to describe Chinese immigrants' hepatitis B knowledge, testing, and vaccination levels...
- Probing deeper into first American studies
Tom D Dillehay
Department of Anthropology, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN 37221, USA
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 106:971-8. 2009
..Some approaches to fill voids in data, methods, and the broader conceptualization of the process also are considered...
- The effect on cardiovascular risk factors of migration from rural to urban areas in Peru: PERU MIGRANT Study
J Jaime Miranda
Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
BMC Cardiovasc Disord 9:23. 2009
..Thus the Peruvian context offers a unique opportunity to test the effects of migration...