housing

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Summary: Living facilities for humans.

Top Publications

  1. pmc A need for better housing to further reduce indoor malaria transmission in areas with high bed net coverage
    Dickson W Lwetoijera
    Biomedical and Environmental Thematic Group, Ifakara Health Institute, P, O, Box 53, Ifakara, Tanzania
    Parasit Vectors 6:57. 2013
  2. ncbi Historical review of malarial control in southern African with emphasis on the use of indoor residual house-spraying
    Musawenkosi L H Mabaso
    Malaria Research Programme, Medical Research Council, Durban, South Africa
    Trop Med Int Health 9:846-56. 2004
  3. ncbi Changes in house design reduce exposure to malaria mosquitoes
    S W Lindsay
    Institute of Ecosystem Science, School of Biological and Biomedical Sciences, University of Durham, UK
    Trop Med Int Health 8:512-7. 2003
  4. ncbi Reducing malaria by mosquito-proofing houses
    Steve W Lindsay
    School of Biological and Biomedical Sciences, University of Durham, Science Laboratories, South Road, Durham, UK
    Trends Parasitol 18:510-4. 2002
  5. pmc Determinants and consequences of smoke-free homes: findings from the International Tobacco Control (ITC) Four Country Survey
    R Borland
    Cancer Control Research Institute, The Cancer Council Victoria, 1 Rathdowne Street, Carlton, VIC 3053, Australia
    Tob Control 15:iii42-50. 2006
  6. pmc Effect of two different house screening interventions on exposure to malaria vectors and on anaemia in children in The Gambia: a randomised controlled trial
    Matthew J Kirby
    Science Laboratories, Durham University, Durham, UK
    Lancet 374:998-1009. 2009
  7. pmc Protocol for a mixed methods study investigating the impact of investment in housing, regeneration and neighbourhood renewal on the health and wellbeing of residents: the GoWell programme
    Matt Egan
    Medical Research Council Chief Scientist Office Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, 4 Lilybank Gardens, Glasgow, UK
    BMC Med Res Methodol 10:41. 2010
  8. ncbi Relationships between housing and healthy aging in very old age
    Frank Oswald
    Department of Psychological Ageing Research, Institute of Psychology, University of Heidelberg, Bergheimer Str 20, 69115 Heidelberg, Germany
    Gerontologist 47:96-107. 2007
  9. ncbi Indoor concentrations of nicotine in low-income, multi-unit housing: associations with smoking behaviours and housing characteristics
    T A Kraev
    Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Tob Control 18:438-44. 2009
  10. ncbi Pesticides in dust from homes in an agricultural area
    Martha E Harnly
    Environmental Health Investigations Branch, California Department of Public Health, Richmond, California, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 43:8767-74. 2009

Research Grants

  1. Health care utilitzation in homeless people
    Stephen Hwang; Fiscal Year: 2005
  2. Drug Abuse, Mental Illness, Homelessness, and HIV: Evaluating Models of Care
    Angela Aidala; Fiscal Year: 2008
  3. Conference--ISEE 16th Annual Meeting
    Daniel Wartenberg; Fiscal Year: 2004
  4. ISEE 18th Annual Meeting in Conjunction with ISEA
    Daniel Wartenberg; Fiscal Year: 2006
  5. ISEE 19th Annual Conference
    Daniel Wartenberg; Fiscal Year: 2007
  6. Geographic Tools for Surveillance and Study of Disease
    Daniel Wartenberg; Fiscal Year: 2003
  7. Genetic Consequences of Therapies for Cancer
    John Boice; Fiscal Year: 2009
  8. Exposure Intervention in a Rural Pediatric Asthma Cohort
    Peter Thorne; Fiscal Year: 2005
  9. Exposure Insights Using GIS in a Case-Control Study
    Peggy Reynolds; Fiscal Year: 2006
  10. Arsenic Phytosensors
    MARK ELLESS; Fiscal Year: 2006

Detail Information

Publications281 found, 100 shown here

  1. pmc A need for better housing to further reduce indoor malaria transmission in areas with high bed net coverage
    Dickson W Lwetoijera
    Biomedical and Environmental Thematic Group, Ifakara Health Institute, P, O, Box 53, Ifakara, Tanzania
    Parasit Vectors 6:57. 2013
    ..This study was conducted in a high transmission setting and presents further evidence about the association between specific house characteristics and the abundance of endophilic malaria vectors...
  2. ncbi Historical review of malarial control in southern African with emphasis on the use of indoor residual house-spraying
    Musawenkosi L H Mabaso
    Malaria Research Programme, Medical Research Council, Durban, South Africa
    Trop Med Int Health 9:846-56. 2004
    ..Data are presented on the effectiveness of IRS as a malarial control tool in six southern African countries. Recent trends in and challenges to malarial control in the region are also discussed...
  3. ncbi Changes in house design reduce exposure to malaria mosquitoes
    S W Lindsay
    Institute of Ecosystem Science, School of Biological and Biomedical Sciences, University of Durham, UK
    Trop Med Int Health 8:512-7. 2003
    ..Ceilings are likely to be well accepted and may be of greatest benefit in areas of low to moderate transmission and when used in combination with other malaria control strategies...
  4. ncbi Reducing malaria by mosquito-proofing houses
    Steve W Lindsay
    School of Biological and Biomedical Sciences, University of Durham, Science Laboratories, South Road, Durham, UK
    Trends Parasitol 18:510-4. 2002
    ..The literature reviewed here demonstrates the enormous potential of these methods to reduce malaria, in the hope that it will stimulate scientific debate and further research...
  5. pmc Determinants and consequences of smoke-free homes: findings from the International Tobacco Control (ITC) Four Country Survey
    R Borland
    Cancer Control Research Institute, The Cancer Council Victoria, 1 Rathdowne Street, Carlton, VIC 3053, Australia
    Tob Control 15:iii42-50. 2006
    ..To report on prevalence, trends and determinants of smoke-free home policies in smokers' homes in different countries and to estimate the effects of these policies on smoking cessation...
  6. pmc Effect of two different house screening interventions on exposure to malaria vectors and on anaemia in children in The Gambia: a randomised controlled trial
    Matthew J Kirby
    Science Laboratories, Durham University, Durham, UK
    Lancet 374:998-1009. 2009
    ....
  7. pmc Protocol for a mixed methods study investigating the impact of investment in housing, regeneration and neighbourhood renewal on the health and wellbeing of residents: the GoWell programme
    Matt Egan
    Medical Research Council Chief Scientist Office Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, 4 Lilybank Gardens, Glasgow, UK
    BMC Med Res Methodol 10:41. 2010
    There is little robust evidence to test the policy assumption that housing-led area regeneration strategies will contribute to health improvement and reduce social inequalities in health...
  8. ncbi Relationships between housing and healthy aging in very old age
    Frank Oswald
    Department of Psychological Ageing Research, Institute of Psychology, University of Heidelberg, Bergheimer Str 20, 69115 Heidelberg, Germany
    Gerontologist 47:96-107. 2007
    The aim of this work is to examine the relationship between aspects of objective and perceived housing and aspects of healthy aging, defined as independence in daily activities and subjective well-being...
  9. ncbi Indoor concentrations of nicotine in low-income, multi-unit housing: associations with smoking behaviours and housing characteristics
    T A Kraev
    Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Tob Control 18:438-44. 2009
    ..An analysis of airborne nicotine measurements collected in 49 low-income, multi-unit residences across the Greater Boston Area...
  10. ncbi Pesticides in dust from homes in an agricultural area
    Martha E Harnly
    Environmental Health Investigations Branch, California Department of Public Health, Richmond, California, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 43:8767-74. 2009
    ..temperature and rainfall, farmworkers storing work shoes in the home, storing a diazinon product in the home, housing density, having a home less clean, and having an air conditioner...
  11. pmc Screening mosquito house entry points as a potential method for integrated control of endophagic filariasis, arbovirus and malaria vectors
    Sheila B Ogoma
    School of Biological Sciences, University of Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 4:e773. 2010
    ..Partial mosquito-proofing of houses with screens and ceilings has the potential to reduce indoor densities of malaria mosquitoes. We wish to measure whether it will also reduce indoor densities of vectors of neglected tropical diseases...
  12. pmc Housing arrangement and location determine the likelihood of housing loss due to wildfire
    Alexandra D Syphard
    Conservation Biology Institute, La Mesa, California, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 7:e33954. 2012
    ..Our goal was to examine how housing location and arrangement affects the likelihood that a home will be lost when a wildfire occurs...
  13. ncbi Poor housing quality increases risk of rodent infestation and Lassa fever in refugee camps of Sierra Leone
    Phillip Cullison Bonner
    Department of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 77:169-75. 2007
    ..0-93). Case houses scored significantly worse in the quality of housing and external hygiene...
  14. ncbi Indoor air pollution in developing countries: recommendations for research
    K R Smith
    140 Warren Hall, University of California, Berkeley, California 94720 7360, USA
    Indoor Air 12:198-207. 2002
    ..The substitution of biomass by coal being considered in some countries should be pursued with caution because of the known serious health effects of household coal use...
  15. pmc The relationship between diet and perceived and objective access to supermarkets among low-income housing residents
    Caitlin E Caspi
    Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntingon Avenue, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Soc Sci Med 75:1254-62. 2012
    ..Cross-sectional survey data were collected from 828 low-income housing residents in three urban areas in greater-Boston...
  16. pmc Secondhand smoke transfer in multiunit housing
    Brian A King
    Department of Health Behavior, Division of Cancer Prevention and Population Sciences, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Elm and Carlton Streets, Buffalo, NY 14263, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 12:1133-41. 2010
    ..of secondhand smoke (SHS), especially for individuals who live in close proximity to one another in multiunit housing (MUH)...
  17. pmc Evaluation of an Australian indigenous housing programme: community level impact on crowding, infrastructure function and hygiene
    Ross S Bailie
    Menzies School of Health Research, Institute of Advanced Studies, Charles Darwin University, Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
    J Epidemiol Community Health 65:432-7. 2011
    b>Housing programmes in indigenous Australian communities have focused largely on achieving good standards of infrastructure function...
  18. ncbi Mental health and the built environment: cross-sectional survey of individual and contextual risk factors for depression
    Scott Weich
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Sciences, Royal Free and University College Medical School, Royal Free Campus, Rowland Hill Street, London NW3 2PF, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 180:428-33. 2002
    ..Little is known about the effects of the physical environment on individual health...
  19. pmc Profiles of airborne fungi in buildings and outdoor environments in the United States
    Brian G Shelton
    PathCon Laboratories, Norcross, Georgia 30092, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 68:1743-53. 2002
    ..This is the largest study of airborne indoor and outdoor fungal species and concentrations conducted with a standardized protocol to date...
  20. pmc Airborne mold and endotoxin concentrations in New Orleans, Louisiana, after flooding, October through November 2005
    Gina M Solomon
    Natural Resources Defense Council, San Francisco, California, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 114:1381-6. 2006
    ..The hurricanes and flooding in New Orleans, Louisiana, in October and November 2005 resulted in damp conditions favorable to the dispersion of bioaerosols such as mold spores and endotoxin...
  21. pmc Association between smokefree laws and voluntary smokefree-home rules
    Kai Wen Cheng
    Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education, University of California San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Am J Prev Med 41:566-72. 2011
    ..More states and localities are passing restrictions on smoking in public places and workplaces...
  22. ncbi Indoor air pollution from biomass combustion and acute respiratory infections in Kenya: an exposure-response study
    M Ezzati
    Center for Risk Management, Resources for the Future, Washington, DC, USA
    Lancet 358:619-24. 2001
    ....
  23. pmc Spatial targeting of interventions against malaria
    R Carter
    University of Edinburgh, Division of Biological Sciences, ICAPB, Ashworth Laboratories, West Mains Road, Edinburgh EH9 3JT, Scotland
    Bull World Health Organ 78:1401-11. 2000
    ....
  24. ncbi An entomopathogenic fungus for control of adult African malaria mosquitoes
    Ernst Jan Scholte
    Laboratory of Entomology, Wageningen University and Research Centre, Post Office Box 8031, 6700 EH Wageningen, Netherlands
    Science 308:1641-2. 2005
    ..An entomological inoculation rate model suggests that implementation of this vector control method, even at the observed moderate coverage during a field study in Tanzania, would significantly reduce malaria transmission intensity...
  25. pmc Housing conditions and Plasmodium falciparum infection: protective effect of iron-sheet roofed houses
    Yazoume Ye
    Nouna Health Research Center CRSN, PO Box 02, Nouna, Burkina Faso, Germany
    Malar J 5:8. 2006
    ..b>Housing conditions have been suggested as one of the potential risk factors...
  26. pmc Home dampness and molds, parental atopy, and asthma in childhood: a six-year population-based cohort study
    Jouni J K Jaakkola
    Institute of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, United Kingdom
    Environ Health Perspect 113:357-61. 2005
    ..The results of this cohort study with assessment of exposure before the onset of asthma strengthen the evidence on the independent effects of parental atopy and exposure to molds on the development of asthma...
  27. ncbi Social inequities in environmental risks associated with housing and residential location--a review of evidence
    Matthias Braubach
    WHO Regional Office for Europe, European Centre for Environment and Health, Bonn, Germany
    Eur J Public Health 20:36-42. 2010
    b>Housing conditions and environmental quality of residential areas are differentially distributed in the population...
  28. pmc The health impacts of housing improvement: a systematic review of intervention studies from 1887 to 2007
    Hilary Thomson
    MRC Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, 4 Lilybank Gardens, Glasgow, UK, G12 8RZ
    Am J Public Health 99:S681-92. 2009
    We conducted a systematic review of the health impacts of housing improvement.
  29. ncbi Accessibility and usability in housing: construct validity and implications for research and practice
    Agneta Fänge
    Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Division of Occupational Therapy, Lund University, Sweden
    Disabil Rehabil 25:1316-25. 2003
    ..The aim of this study was to validate the conceptual definitions of accessibility and usability, and to explore differences between objective accessibility assessments and subjective ratings of usability in different client groups...
  30. pmc Attitudes, experiences, and acceptance of smoke-free policies among US multiunit housing residents
    Andrea S Licht
    Department of Health Behavior, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Buffalo, NY, USA
    Am J Public Health 102:1868-71. 2012
    ..a cross-sectional, nationally representative, random-digit-dial sample (landline and cell phone) of US multiunit housing residents (n = 418)...
  31. ncbi Spatial and temporal patterns in pupal and adult production of the dengue vector Aedes aegypti in Kamphaeng Phet, Thailand
    Constantianus J M Koenraadt
    Department of Entomology, University of California, Davis, California 95616, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 79:230-8. 2008
    ..Except for 2 (of 16) occasions, pupal, and adult populations were correlated strongly in time and space. Our results are consistent with application of the pupal survey technique for assessing dengue transmission risk...
  32. ncbi Cross-national and multi-professional inter-rater reliability of the Housing Enabler
    Susanne Iwarsson
    Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Division of Occupational Therapy, Lund University, Sweden
    Scand J Occup Ther 12:29-39. 2005
    In order to render reliable assessment of housing accessibility in a cross-national context possible, the objective of this study was to investigate multi-professional, cross-national inter-rater reliability of the ENABLE-AGE project-..
  33. pmc Ending homelessness among people with mental illness: the At Home/Chez Soi randomized trial of a Housing First intervention in Toronto
    Stephen W Hwang
    Centre for Research on Inner City Health, The Keenan Research Centre in the Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute of St, Michael s Hospital, 30 Bond Street, Toronto, Ontario M5B 1W8, Canada
    BMC Public Health 12:787. 2012
    The At Home/Chez Soi (AH/CS) Project is a randomized controlled trial of a Housing First intervention to meet the needs of homeless individuals with mental illness in five cities across Canada...
  34. ncbi Risk factors associated with house infestation by the Chagas disease vector Triatoma pallidipennis in Cuernavaca metropolitan area, Mexico
    J M Ramsey
    Center for Infectious Disease Research, National Institute for Public Health, Cuernavaca, Morelos, Mexico
    Med Vet Entomol 19:219-28. 2005
    ..area (with five administrative counties) has rapid urbanization, forested environs and proliferation of 'weekend housing' for visitors from Mexico City, 60 km to the north. To assess factors associated with T...
  35. ncbi Daily time spent indoors in German homes--baseline data for the assessment of indoor exposure of German occupants
    Sabine Brasche
    Friedrich Schiller University Jena, Institute of Occupational, Social and Environmental Medicine, Department of Indoor Climatology, Bachstrasse 18, 07740 Jena, Germany
    Int J Hyg Environ Health 208:247-53. 2005
    ..6 h/day) and Canadian (15.8 h/day) human activity surveys carried out in the nineties, as well as being consistent with the German Environmental Survey (1990/92) and a small German study in 1987...
  36. pmc Unstable housing and hepatitis C incidence among injection drug users in a Canadian setting
    Christina Kim
    British Columbia Centre for Excellence in HIV AIDS, St Paul s Hospital, Vancouver, Canada
    BMC Public Health 9:270. 2009
    There has emerged growing recognition of the link between housing and health...
  37. pmc Housing stability and recovery among chronically homeless persons with co-occuring disorders in Washington, DC
    Sam Tsemberis
    Pathways to Housing, Inc, New York, NY, USA
    Am J Public Health 102:13-6. 2012
    Pathways Housing First provides access to housing, support, and treatment services to clients having the most complex needs-persons who have been homeless for at least 5 years and have both a psychiatric disability and substance ..
  38. pmc Social acceptability and durability of two different house screening interventions against exposure to malaria vectors, Plasmodium falciparum infection, and anemia in children in the Gambia, West Africa
    Matthew J Kirby
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London, United Kingdom
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 83:965-72. 2010
    ..In conclusion, house screening is a well-appreciated and durable vector control tool...
  39. ncbi The motivators and barriers to a smoke-free home among disadvantaged caregivers: identifying the positive levers for change
    Laura L Jones
    UK Centre for Tobacco Control Studies, Division of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Nottingham, Nottingham, UK
    Nicotine Tob Res 13:479-86. 2011
    ....
  40. pmc Housing quality, housing instability, and maternal mental health
    Shakira Franco Suglia
    Department of Epidemiology, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
    J Urban Health 88:1105-16. 2011
    Poor housing conditions and residential instability have been associated with distress among women; however, this association could be the result of other social factors related to housing, such as intimate partner violence (IPV) and ..
  41. ncbi The efficacy of ACTELLIC 50 EC, pirimiphos methyl, for indoor residual spraying in Ahafo, Ghana: area of high vector resistance to pyrethroids and organochlorines
    Godwin Fuseini
    International SOS, Ghana
    J Med Entomol 48:437-40. 2011
    ..Therefore, it is recommended for use in IRS programs in this part of Ghana, where there is high vector resistance to most of the insecticides...
  42. pmc Household and community poverty, biomass use, and air pollution in Accra, Ghana
    Zheng Zhou
    Department of Global Health and Population, Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 108:11028-33. 2011
    ..and community particulate matter (PM) pollution, SES, fuel use for domestic and small-commercial cooking, housing characteristics, and distance to major roads...
  43. ncbi Occurrence of phthalates and musk fragrances in indoor air and dust from apartments and kindergartens in Berlin (Germany)
    H Fromme
    Bayerisches Landesamt für Gesundheit und Lebensmittelsicherheit, Veterinärstrasse, Oberschleissheim, Germany
    Indoor Air 14:188-95. 2004
    ....
  44. ncbi Hazard assessment of chemical air contaminants measured in residences
    J M Logue
    Indoor Environment Department, Environmental Energy Technologies Division, Lawrence Berkeley National Lab, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
    Indoor Air 21:92-109. 2011
    ..5). Activity-based emissions are shown to pose potential acute health hazards for PM(2.5), formaldehyde, CO, chloroform, and NO(2)...
  45. ncbi The health and housing in transition study: a longitudinal study of the health of homeless and vulnerably housed adults in three Canadian cities
    Stephen W Hwang
    Centre for Research on Inner City Health, The Keenan Research Centre at the Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St Michael s Hospital, 30 Bond Street, Toronto, ON, M5B 1W8, Canada
    Int J Public Health 56:609-23. 2011
    ..Furthermore, few longitudinal studies have assessed the impact of housing transitions on health...
  46. pmc Contextual risk factors for the common mental disorders in Britain: a multilevel investigation of the effects of place
    S Weich
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Sciences, Royal Free and University College Medical School, London, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 57:616-21. 2003
    ..The study tested the hypothesis that the effects of area level exposures would be greatest among those not in paid employment...
  47. ncbi Houses, neighbourhoods and health
    Johan P Mackenbach
    Eur J Public Health 12:161-2. 2002
  48. pmc Airflow attenuation and bed net utilization: observations from Africa and Asia
    Lorenz von Seidlein
    Menzies School of Health Research, John Mathews Building Bldg 58, PO Box 41096, Casuarina, NT, 0810, Australia
    Malar J 11:200. 2012
    ..The attenuation of airflow caused by bed nets of different mesh sizes was also measured in an experimental wind tunnel...
  49. ncbi Met and unmet needs of schizophrenia patients in a Spanish sample
    S Ochoa
    Unitat de Formació i Investigació, Sant Joan de Déu SMM, Sant Boi de Llobregat, Barcelona, Spain
    Schizophr Bull 29:201-10. 2003
    ..In a multiple regression model, needs were weakly associated with the clinical variables and quality of life. Needs assessment is complementary to clinical evaluation in schizophrenia...
  50. pmc The Head-off Environmental Asthma in Louisiana (HEAL) study--methods and study population
    Patricia C Chulada
    Clinical Research Program, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 120:1592-9. 2012
    ..In the city of New Orleans, Louisiana, and surrounding parishes (NOLA), children with asthma were perilously impacted by Hurricane Katrina as a result of disrupted health care, high home mold and allergen levels, and high stress...
  51. ncbi Housing conditions in 2 Canadian First Nations communities
    Linda Larcombe
    Department of Internal Medicine, Winnipeg, MB, R3E 0J9, Canada
    Int J Circumpolar Health 70:141-53. 2011
    b>Housing conditions were assessed in 2 Canadian First Nations communities. Possible associations with tuberculosis (TB) were explored. Study design. Participatory community-based survey.
  52. ncbi The association of housing density, isolation and tuberculosis in Canadian First Nations communities
    Michael Clark
    First Nations and Inuit Health Branch, Health Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Int J Epidemiol 31:940-5. 2002
    First Nations communities in Canada experience disproportionately high levels of overcrowded housing, degree of isolation, and rates of tuberculosis (TB)...
  53. pmc Indoor environmental exposures for children with asthma enrolled in the HEAL study, post-Katrina New Orleans
    L Faye Grimsley
    School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 120:1600-6. 2012
    ..Rain and flooding from Hurricane Katrina resulted in widespread growth of mold and bacteria and production of allergens in New Orleans, Louisiana, which may have led to increased exposures and morbidity in children with asthma...
  54. pmc Radon in homes and risk of lung cancer: collaborative analysis of individual data from 13 European case-control studies
    S Darby
    Clinical Trials Service Unit and Epidemiological Studies Unit, Radcliffe Infirmary, Oxford OX2 6HE
    BMJ 330:223. 2005
    ..To determine the risk of lung cancer associated with exposure at home to the radioactive disintegration products of naturally occurring radon gas...
  55. ncbi Housing need, housing assistance, and connection to HIV medical care
    Angela A Aidala
    Department of Sociomedical Sciences, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    AIDS Behav 11:101-15. 2007
    ..This paper investigates housing status as a contextual factor affecting access and maintenance in appropriate HIV medical care...
  56. ncbi Randomized trial of the effects of housing assistance on the health and risk behaviors of homeless and unstably housed people living with HIV
    Richard J Wolitski
    Division of HIV AIDS Prevention, National Center for HIV, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton RD NE E 35, Atlanta, GA, USA
    AIDS Behav 14:493-503. 2010
    ..affects HIV risk and health, but little is known about the longitudinal effects of rental assistance on the housing status and health of homeless and unstably housed people living with HIV/AIDS...
  57. ncbi Why housing?
    Angela A Aidala
    Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    AIDS Behav 11:1-6. 2007
    b>Housing/lack of housing and HIV are powerfully linked. Housing occupies an important place in the causal chains linking poverty and inequality, and HIV risk and outcomes of infection...
  58. ncbi Support from children, living arrangements, self-rated health and depressive symptoms of older people in Spain
    M V Zunzunegui
    Groupe Interdisciplinaire de Recherche en Santé, Faculte de Medecine, Universite de Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Int J Epidemiol 30:1090-9. 2001
    ..To assess the association between emotional and instrumental support from children and living arrangements with the physical and mental health of older people in Spain...
  59. ncbi Do untreated bednets protect against malaria?
    S E Clarke
    Danish Bilharziasis Laboratory, Jaegersborg Alle 1D, DK 2920 Charlottenlund, Denmark
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 95:457-62. 2001
    ..These findings suggest that an untreated net, provided it is in relatively good condition, can protect against malaria. Control programmes should target the poorest households as they may have the most to gain from using nets...
  60. ncbi Spatial patterns of and risk factors for seropositivity for dengue infection
    Birgit H B Van Benthem
    Koninklijk Insituut voor de Tropen Royal Tropical Institute, Biomedical Research, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 72:201-8. 2005
    ..In the periurban site, seropositivity depended on human behavior and factors related to housing quality rather than environmental factors...
  61. pmc Bed bug infestations in an urban environment
    Stephen W Hwang
    Centre for Research on Inner City Health, St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Emerg Infect Dis 11:533-8. 2005
    ..At 1 affected shelter, 4% of residents reported having bed bug bites. Bed bug infestations can have an adverse effect on health and quality of life in the general population, particularly among homeless persons living in shelters...
  62. ncbi Household CO and PM measured as part of a review of China's National Improved Stove Program
    R D Edwards
    Epidemiology Department, School of Medicine, University of California at Irvine, California 92697 3957, USA
    Indoor Air 17:189-203. 2007
    ....
  63. ncbi Smoking restrictions in the home and secondhand smoke exposure among primary schoolchildren before and after introduction of the Scottish smoke-free legislation
    P C Akhtar
    Child and Adolescent Health Research Unit CAHRU, University of Edinburgh, St Leonard s Land, Holyrood Road, Edinburgh EH88AQ, UK
    Tob Control 18:409-15. 2009
    ..To examine change in home smoking restrictions one year after introduction of Scottish smoke-free legislation, and whether type of restriction impacts upon secondhand smoke (SHS) exposure among children...
  64. ncbi Socio-economic position and common mental disorders. Longitudinal study in the general population in the UK
    Petros Skapinakis
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Bristol, Cotham House, Cotham Hill, Bristol BS6 6JL, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 189:109-17. 2006
    ..Individuals in lower socio-economic groups have an increased prevalence of common mental disorders...
  65. pmc Mortality among residents of shelters, rooming houses, and hotels in Canada: 11 year follow-up study
    Stephen W Hwang
    Centre for Research on Inner City Health, Keenan Research Centre, Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, ON, Canada
    BMJ 339:b4036. 2009
    ..To examine mortality in a representative nationwide sample of homeless and marginally housed people living in shelters, rooming houses, and hotels...
  66. pmc Use of geographic information system technology to aid Health Department decision making about childhood lead poisoning prevention activities
    D B Reissman
    Lead Poisoning Prevention Branch, Division of Environmental Hazards and Health Effects, National Center for Environmental Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 109:89-94. 2001
    ..At-risk children" were defined as those children living in housing built before 1950 or in an area with a high proportion of older housing...
  67. ncbi Water quality deterioration: a study of household drinking water quality in rural Honduras
    Andrew Francis Trevett
    Institute of Water and Environment, Cranfield University, Silsoe, Bedford, UK
    Int J Environ Health Res 14:273-83. 2004
    ..The commonality of water management practice would be an asset in introducing appropriate intervention measures...
  68. ncbi Home smoking bans among U.S. households with children and smokers. Opportunities for intervention
    Alice L Mills
    Moores UCSD Cancer Center, University of California San Diego, Gilman Drive, La Jolla, CA 92093, USA
    Am J Prev Med 41:559-65. 2011
    ..Public health campaigns have reduced the exposure of U.S. children to secondhand smoke at home; however, these may not have been equally effective across subgroups...
  69. pdf Sylvatic triatominae: a new challenge in vector control transmission
    Felipe Guhl
    Centro de Investigaciones en Microbiologia y Parasitologia Tropical, Departamento de Ciencias Biologicas, Bogota, Colombia
    Mem Inst Oswaldo Cruz 104:71-5. 2009
    ..The only viable control strategy is to reduce human interactions with vector insects so that the re-infestation and re-colonisation of human habitats will not take place...
  70. ncbi Insecticide-treated plastic tarpaulins for control of malaria vectors in refugee camps
    K Graham
    HealthNet International, Peshawar, Pakistan
    Med Vet Entomol 16:404-8. 2002
    ..Mass coverage with deltamethrin-sprayed or impregnated tarpaulins or tents has strong potential for preventing malaria in displaced populations affected by conflict...
  71. ncbi Reproducibility of allergen, endotoxin and fungi measurements in the indoor environment
    Joachim Heinrich
    GSF Institute of Epidemiology, POB 1129, D 85758 Neuherberg, Germany
    J Expo Anal Environ Epidemiol 13:152-60. 2003
    ..However, repeated measurements of fungi levels were only weakly correlated and thus repeated observations for assessment of annual means of total spore counts are needed...
  72. pmc Preschool children's health and its association with parental education and individual living conditions in East and West Germany
    Xianming du Prel
    Institut für Umweltmedizinische Forschung IUF an der Heinrich Heine Universität Düsseldorf, Dusseldorf, Germany
    BMC Public Health 6:312. 2006
    ..Explanations of observed associations between parental education and health indicators were examined...
  73. pmc Characterization of airborne molds, endotoxins, and glucans in homes in New Orleans after Hurricanes Katrina and Rita
    Carol Y Rao
    Epidemic Intelligence Service, Mycotic Diseases Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Rd NE, MS C09, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 73:1630-4. 2007
    ..The species and concentrations were different from those previously reported for non-water-damaged buildings in the southeastern United States...
  74. ncbi Pesticides and their metabolites in the homes and urine of farmworker children living in the Salinas Valley, CA
    Asa Bradman
    Center for Children s Environmental Health Research, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720 7380, USA
    J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol 17:331-49. 2007
    ..The child activity timeline, a novel, low-literacy instrument based on pictures, was successfully used by our participants. Future uses of these data include the development of pesticide exposure models and risk assessment...
  75. ncbi Characteristics of the spatial pattern of the dengue vector, Aedes aegypti, in Iquitos, Peru
    Arthur Getis
    Department of Geography, San Diego State University, San Diego, California 92182 4493, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 69:494-505. 2003
    ..We conclude that entomologic risk of human dengue infection should be assessed at the household level at frequent time intervals...
  76. ncbi Hygiene measures considering actual distributions of microorganisms in Japanese households
    M Ojima
    Kao Life Style Research Institute, Kao Corporation, Tokyo, Japan
    J Appl Microbiol 93:800-9. 2002
    ..Therefore, a study was performed to examine the distribution of microorganisms throughout ordinary households in Japan, which has its own unique customs of daily life and food preparation...
  77. pmc The built environment and mental health
    Gary W Evans
    Department of Design and Environmental Analysis and Human Development, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA
    J Urban Health 80:536-55. 2003
    The built environment has direct and indirect effects on mental health. High-rise housing is inimical to the psychological well-being of women with young children...
  78. ncbi Interior surface materials and asthma in adults: a population-based incident case-control study
    Jouni J K Jaakkola
    Institute of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, United Kingdom
    Am J Epidemiol 164:742-9. 2006
    ..81, 95% CI: 1.06, 3.08). These findings underline the need to consider the health aspects of materials used in floor, wall, and other indoor surfaces...
  79. ncbi Demographic and dispersal constraints for domestic infestation by non-domicilated chagas disease vectors in the Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico
    Sébastien Gourbière
    Laboratoire de Mathématiques, Physique et Systèmes EA 4217, Universite de Perpignan, 52 Avenue Paul Alduy, Perpignan, Via Donitia, France
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 78:133-9. 2008
    ..We discuss the potential of different strategies to control the transmission of Chagas disease by non-domiciliated vectors...
  80. ncbi Measuring the built environment: validity of a site survey instrument for use in urban settings
    S Weich
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Sciences, Royal Free and University College Medical School, Royal Free Campus, Rowland Hill Street, London NW3 2PF, UK
    Health Place 7:283-92. 2001
    ..Across eleven 'housing areas' (defined as areas of homogeneity in housing form) and two raters, kappa coefficients were > or =0...
  81. ncbi Mortality among men using homeless shelters in Toronto, Ontario
    S W Hwang
    FK Morrow Inner City Health Research Unit, St Michael s Hospital, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    JAMA 283:2152-7. 2000
    ..Homeless persons in US cities have high mortality rates. However, few comparison data exist for death rates among homeless persons in other developed countries...
  82. pmc Effectiveness of interventions to improve the health and housing status of homeless people: a rapid systematic review
    Donna Fitzpatrick-Lewis
    The Effective Public Health Practice Project, School of Nursing, McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada
    BMC Public Health 11:638. 2011
    Research on interventions to positively impact health and housing status of people who are homeless has received substantially increased attention over the past 5 years...
  83. ncbi Social inequality in perceived environmental exposures in relation to housing conditions in Germany
    Martina Kohlhuber
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Ulm, 89081 Ulm, Germany
    Environ Res 101:246-55. 2006
    In Germany the impact of socioeconomic factors on environmental exposures and adverse housing conditions has been rarely studied up to now...
  84. ncbi Trends in and predictors of second-hand smoke exposure indexed by cotinine in children in England from 1996 to 2006
    Michelle Sims
    School for Health, University of Bath, Bath BA2 7AY, UK
    Addiction 105:543-53. 2010
    ..To explore trends in and predictors of second-hand smoke (SHS) exposure in children. To identify whether inequalities in SHS exposure are changing over time...
  85. pmc Estimates of smoking-related property costs in California multiunit housing
    Michael K Ong
    Division of General Internal Medicine and Health Services Research, Department of Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    Am J Public Health 102:490-3. 2012
    We systematically evaluated smoking-related costs in multiunit housing. From 2008 to 2009, we surveyed California multiunit housing owners or managers on their past-year smoking-related costs and smoke-free policies. A total of 27...
  86. ncbi Transmission of viral respiratory infections in the home
    D A Goldmann
    Department of Medicine Children s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 19:S97-102. 2000
    ....
  87. pmc Indoor air quality and the risk of lower respiratory tract infections in young Canadian Inuit children
    Thomas Kovesi
    Department of Paediatrics, Children s Hospital of Eastern Ontario, Ottawa, Ont
    CMAJ 177:155-60. 2007
    ..We evaluated the prevalence of reduced ventilation in houses in Nunavut, Canada, and whether this was associated with an increased risk of these infections among young Inuit children...
  88. pmc The health impacts of housing-led regeneration: a prospective controlled study
    Hilary Thomson
    MRC Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, University of Glasgow, 4 Lilybank Gardens, Glasgow G12 8RZ, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 61:211-4. 2007
    To evaluate self-reported changes in housing quality and health associated with housing-led area regeneration.
  89. ncbi Housing services for people with mental disorders in England: patient characteristics, care provision and costs
    Stefan Priebe
    Unit for Social and Community Psychiatry, Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry, Queen Mary University of London, London, UK
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 44:805-14. 2009
    Since de-institutionalisation, housing services have taken a central role in the care of patients with severe mental illness...
  90. ncbi The influence of housing tenure and marital status on smoking in South Korea
    Seungji Lim
    Department of Public Health, Yonsei University Graduate School, Republic of Korea
    Health Policy 94:101-10. 2010
    ..This study aimed to identify the most influential socioeconomic indicator of smoking in South Korea...
  91. ncbi Phthalates, alkylphenols, pesticides, polybrominated diphenyl ethers, and other endocrine-disrupting compounds in indoor air and dust
    Ruthann A Rudel
    Silent Spring Institute, 29 Crafts Street, Newton, Massachusetts 02458, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 37:4543-53. 2003
    ..This study provides a basis for prioritizing toxicology and exposure research for individual EDCs and mixtures and provides new tools for exposure assessment in health studies...
  92. pmc Effects of sustained abstinence among treated substance-abusing homeless persons on housing and employment
    Jesse B Milby
    Department of Psychology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, CH 201, 1530 3rd Ave S, Birmingham, AL 35294 1170, USA
    Am J Public Health 100:913-8. 2010
    We examined whether cocaine-dependent homeless persons had stable housing and were employed 6, 12, and 18 months after they entered a randomized controlled trial comparing 2 treatments.
  93. ncbi Housing and public health
    Mary Shaw
    Department of Social Medicine, University of Bristol, Canynge Hall, Whiteladies Road, Bristol BS8 2PR, United Kingdom
    Annu Rev Public Health 25:397-418. 2004
    This review considers the broad area of housing and public health, one of the traditional and core areas of public health research and intervention...
  94. ncbi Meta-analyses of the associations of respiratory health effects with dampness and mold in homes
    W J Fisk
    Environmental Energy Technologies Division, Indoor Environment Department, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
    Indoor Air 17:284-96. 2007
    ..2. Based on the results of the meta-analyses, building dampness and mold are associated with approximately 30-50% increases in a variety of respiratory and asthma-related health outcomes...
  95. pmc Residential status as a risk factor for drug use and HIV risk among young men who have sex with men
    Michele D Kipke
    Community, Health Outcomes, and Intervention Research Program, The Saban Research Institute, Childrens Hospital Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90027, USA
    AIDS Behav 11:56-69. 2007
    ....
  96. ncbi Geographic variation in the prevalence of common mental disorders in Britain: a multilevel investigation
    Scott Weich
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Sciences, Royal Free and University College Medical School, London, United Kingdom
    Am J Epidemiol 157:730-7. 2003
    ..While these findings suggest that future interventions should target persons and households rather than places, further research is first required to establish whether other (particularly smaller) areas lead to similar results...
  97. ncbi Abatement of cockroach allergens (Bla g 1 and Bla g 2) in low-income, urban housing: month 12 continuation results
    Samuel J Arbes
    Division of Intramural Research, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, National Institute of Health, Research Triangle, NC 27709, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 113:109-14. 2004
    ....
  98. ncbi Mold prevention strategies and possible health effects in the aftermath of hurricanes and major floods
    Mary Brandt
    National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC, USA
    MMWR Recomm Rep 55:1-27. 2006
    ..Such a surveillance program will help CDC and state and local public health officials refine the guidelines for exposure avoidance, personal protection, and clean-up and assist health departments to identify unrecognized hazards...
  99. pmc Exploring cross-sectional associations between common childhood illness, housing and social conditions in remote Australian Aboriginal communities
    Ross Bailie
    Menzies School of Health Research, Institute of Advanced Studies, Charles Darwin University, Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
    BMC Public Health 10:147. 2010
    ..research that provides insight into the complex web of causative and moderating factors that links housing conditions to a variety of poor health outcomes...
  100. pmc Home versus nonhome neighborhood: quantifying differences in exposure to the built environment
    Philip M Hurvitz
    Department of Urban Design and Planning, College of Built Environments, University of Washington, Seattle, USA
    Am J Prev Med 42:411-7. 2012
    ..Built environment and health research have focused on characteristics of home neighborhoods, whereas overall environmental exposures occur over larger spatial ranges...
  101. ncbi Supportive housing approaches in the Collaborative Initiative to Help End Chronic Homelessness (CICH)
    Marilyn Kresky-Wolff
    The CDM Group, Inc, 7500 Old Georgetown Road, Bethesda, MD 20814, USA
    J Behav Health Serv Res 37:213-25. 2010
    The Federal Collaborative Initiative to Help End Chronic Homelessness funded 11 sites to expand permanent housing and offer supportive services to persons experiencing chronic homelessness and suffering from mental and substance use ..

Research Grants81

  1. Health care utilitzation in homeless people
    Stephen Hwang; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Findings will be relevant to health care providers, insurers, and others who share a responsibility for improving the health of Americans who are homeless. ..
  2. Drug Abuse, Mental Illness, Homelessness, and HIV: Evaluating Models of Care
    Angela Aidala; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Specific aims of the research are: 1.) To empirically define and describe housing and service integration models of care; 2) To compare the relative advantages of alternative approaches to ..
  3. Conference--ISEE 16th Annual Meeting
    Daniel Wartenberg; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..ISEE provides a variety of forums for discussion, critical reviews, collaborations and education issues for environmental exposures and their human health effects. ..
  4. ISEE 18th Annual Meeting in Conjunction with ISEA
    Daniel Wartenberg; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..ISEE provides a variety of forums for discussion, critical reviews, collaborations and education issues for environmental exposures and their human health effects. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  5. ISEE 19th Annual Conference
    Daniel Wartenberg; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..ISEE provides a variety of forums for discussion, critical reviews, collaborations and education issues for environmental exposures and their human health effects. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  6. Geographic Tools for Surveillance and Study of Disease
    Daniel Wartenberg; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..We will explore methods for imputing values and adjusting for edge effects using methods including Markov Chain Monte Carlo simulations. ..
  7. Genetic Consequences of Therapies for Cancer
    John Boice; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..abstract_text> ..
  8. Exposure Intervention in a Rural Pediatric Asthma Cohort
    Peter Thorne; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Detailed health and home hygiene questionnaires and home inspections will be conducted at baseline and one year later, as will child spirometry. ..
  9. Exposure Insights Using GIS in a Case-Control Study
    Peggy Reynolds; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ....
  10. Arsenic Phytosensors
    MARK ELLESS; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The plant-based sensor will provide continuous real-time indication of arsenic present in soils in residential and industrial settings. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  11. Impact of Environmental Pollutants on Breast Cancer and*
    Julia Brody; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..national data and (b) characterize the relationships among indoor air, house dust, urinary concentrations, and housing/personal activity variables for 67 EDCs detected in the homes in order to identify sources and pathways of ..
  12. Evaluating Child Safety Product Dissemination and Educa*
    Andrea Gielen; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract not provided ..
  13. The Johns Hopkins Injury Control Research Center
    Andrea Gielen; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Application Not Provided ..
  14. Duke Center for Geospatial Medicine (RMI)
    Marie Lynn Miranda; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Using neural tube defects as a prototype health endpoint, we will develop a generalized framework for applying these methods to a wide variety of health endpoints, including autism, asthma, ADHD, and obesity. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  15. Back Disorders in Union Carpenters
    Hester Lipscomb; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The project addresses a number of areas of expressed interest to NIOSH including construction workers, back disorders, surveillance methods and health services research. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  16. Healthy Homes & Community for High Point Families
    James Krieger; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..health originating in the built, chemical, biological and social environments of Seattle's High Point public housing community...
  17. BALTIMORE PEDIATRIC EYE SURVEY
    James Tielsch; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The analysis will focus on estimating the age and race-specific prevalence of ocular disorders in this group and on assessing the association of selected risk factors with the prevalence of these disorders. ..
  18. Linking Breast Cancer Advocacy and Environmental Justice
    Julia Brody; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ....
  19. A Services Approach to Preventive Mental Health for Adolescent Refugees
    Stevan Weine; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  20. EVIDENCE-BASED PRACTICE: IMPLEMENTING HEALTHY HOMES INTERVENTIONS - 5001.6
    David Jacobs; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..will translate the results of a recent evaluation of the scientific evidence supporting specific interventions in housing that have been demonstrated to improve health and safety...
  21. IOWA AND MISSOURI RADON LUNG CANCER STUDIES
    R Field; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The pooling of data between two large-scale epidemiologic studies from a similar geographic area, Iowa and Missouri, will allow us to increase sample size and statistical power. ..
  22. Research Grants to Prevent Unintentional Injuries
    Corinne Peek Asa; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable]..
  23. Housing Stress and Wheeze/Asthma in Urban Children
    Megan Sandel; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..by applicant): This award aims to extend the candidate's growing expertise in socioeconomic dimensions in housing as it relates to health disparities focusing in particular on childhood asthma risk...
  24. Effectiveness of patient lift equipment
    Hester Lipscomb; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..The proposed work addresses several NIOSH priority areas including health care workers, back injuries, and intervention effectiveness research. ..
  25. Is Cerebral Malaria a Risk Factor for Epilepsy?
    Gretchen Birbeck; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Terrie Taylor resides. ..
  26. Improving Asthma Communication in Minority Families
    Arlene Butz; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  27. Anti-larval measures for malaria control in The Gambia
    Steven Lindsay; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The results from this study will make a major contribution to quantifying the importance of the use of Bs and Bti in the fight against malaria. ..
  28. COMMUNITY HEALTH & ENVIRONMENTAL REAWAKENING
    Steven Wing; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....
  29. A Novel Nutritional Intervention to Combat Osteoporosis
    MARK ELLESS; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Significantly, the approach offers the exciting possibility of simultaneously enhancing levels of multiple nutrients in single fresh vegetables. ..
  30. Geography of Amputations Among African Americans
    Mario Schootman; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..
  31. Gis, multilevel modeling and breast cancer screening
    Mario Schootman; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Few studies focusing on breast cancer screening have taken this approach, which we, and others feel is warranted. ..
  32. WORK AND HEALTH DISPARITIES AMONG RURAL WOMEN
    Hester Lipscomb; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Education will also be targeted to medical providers in this geographic area on work exposures and conditions, exposure response, prevention, basic epidemiology, and ergonomics. ..
  33. Risk Factors for Ductal Carcinoma In Situ (DCIS)
    Julia Brody; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..The study builds on the Cape Cod Breast Cancer and Environment Study of invasive breast cancer and additional grants that currently support the proposed study of DCIS. ..
  34. Evaluation of California Initiatives to Reduce Violence*
    Corinne Peek Asa; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Such evaluations have been identified as a priority in research agendas including NORA and Workplace Violence: A Report to the Nation. ..
  35. Brief Child Safety Interventions in Emergency Department
    Andrea Gielen; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..With the ever growing access to computers in medical care settings, the Safety in Seconds program should be readily adaptable to other pediatric emergency department settings that serve vulnerable populations. ..
  36. GIS and Breast Cancer Screening in Saint Louis
    Mario Schootman; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Louis, and the federal Department of Housing and Urban Development...
  37. AGRICULTURAL DUST AND CHILDHOOD ASTHMA SYMPTOMS
    Steve Wing; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ....
  38. A+ Asthma Rural Partnership
    Arlene Butz; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..The findings of this study will be important to clinicians, researchers, and health policy makers. ..
  39. NEBULIZER INTERVENTION IN MINORITY CHILDREN WITH ASTHMA
    Arlene Butz; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Study findings will improve clinical care to this vulnerable population of children and will be if significant use to health care providers, researchers, insurers and policy makers. ..
  40. Phytofiltration of Arsenic-Contaminated Drinking Water
    MARK ELLESS; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..abstract_text> ..
  41. Passive PAH and Micro-Camera Personal Monitoring System
    Paul Lioy; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ....
  42. Validation of biomarkers of prenatal pesticides exposure
    Robin Whyatt; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ....
  43. ZINC SUPPLEMENTATION IMPACT ON CHILD MORTALITY--NEPAL
    James Tielsch; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..The analysis will focus on comparison of rates of mortality and morbidity between treatment groups with additional analyses of subgroups to look for interaction by age, gender or baseline nutritional status. ..
  44. HOME NURSE INTERVENTION FOR IUDE INFANTS--3 YR FOLLOW UP
    Arlene Butz; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Data will be of significant use to researchers, health care providers, insurers and policy makers. ..
  45. Radiation Therapy in Older Breast Cancer Patients
    Mario Schootman; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Results will identify reasons for rural-urban differences in XRT use and may guide development of interventions that address modifiable factors associated with underutilization of XRT among rural women. ..
  46. Multilevel Model of Breast Cancer Follow-up Care
    Mario Schootman; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..
  47. Services Based Research for Refugee Families
    Stevan Weine; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ....
  48. Prenatal Insecticide Exposures Among Urban Minorities
    Robin Whyatt; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The research will provide important information about pesticide exposure during pregnancy among this minority cohort. ..
  49. Newborn Antiseptic Washing and Neonatal Mortality-Nepal
    James Tielsch; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The umbilical cord infection trial will require only one year of recruitment to obtain adequate numbers to detect a 20% in infection rates in the treatment groups. ..
  50. Community Health Effects of Industrial Hog Operations
    Steven Wing; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ....
  51. Healthy Homes II: Environmental/Clinical Asthma Control
    James Krieger; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ....
  52. Health Literacy and Child Prevention Injury
    Andrea Gielen; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  53. PREDICTORS OF RELAPSE TO SMOKING IN LUNG CANCER
    Mario Schootman; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..
  54. Epilepsy-associated stigma in Zambia
    Gretchen Birbeck; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..This contextual framework will facilitate the development of effective, community-based interventions aimed at improving the lives of people with epilepsy in the region. ..
  55. Housing Status/Stability and HIV Risk among Drug Users
    Julia Dickson Gomez; Fiscal Year: 2005
    The proposed study, entitled "Housing Status/Stability and HIV Risk among Drug Users," will use qualitative methods to study the links between housing policies, drug users' access to housing, variations in housing status and housing ..
  56. Psychoeducation for HCV and Alcohol Behaviors
    Carol S North; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..to this population's access to vital services, including transportation and insurance and lack of stable housing, pose further threats to optimal management of HCV...
  57. A Qualitative Study of Dual-Diagnosed Homeless
    Deborah Padgett; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..apos;housing first'...
  58. The Quality of Life of Nursing Home Residents
    Howard Degenholtz; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ....
  59. Characterization of Trypanosoma cruzi in southern Ecuador
    MARIO GRIJALVA; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..cruzi transmission in the Andean region, which is paramount for the establishment of control programs aimed at stopping transmission of the parasite to human populations. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  60. Molecular Change and Thyroid Cancer Risk After Chernobyl
    Scott Davis; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..g. recurrence) and individual thyroid radiation dose, patient characteristics, and molecular markers of genetic change. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  61. Exploratory Study of Environmental Effects on Activity/Overweight in Older Women
    PHILIP TROPED; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Ultimately, this study's findings may help to decrease the risk of several cancers related to lack of physical activity -- both among older adults and younger populations. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  62. COST EFFECTIVE TREATMENT FOR DUALLY DIAGNOSED HOMELESS
    JESSE MILBY; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The second demonstrated superiority of abstinent contingent housing and work compared to BDT alone, while controlling for alternative explanations of treatment effectiveness...
  63. ASIAN IMMIGRANT COMMUNITY INSTITUTIONS IN NYC AND HIV
    John Chin; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..A "grounded theory" approach will be used to analyze the data. ..
  64. SUSTAINING ABSTINENCE IN DUALLY DIAGNOSED HOMELESS
    JESSE MILBY; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..innovative day treatment program for dually diagnosed, cocaine-abusing homeless persons, including work and housing interventions. It enhances aftercare and studies the critical variable of program-provided housing...
  65. Lanaguge, Community, and Older Immigrant Households
    Jeffrey Burr; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Third, using the double cohort method, age and immigration cohort effects on patterns of household complexity are examined to test life cycle and assimilation hypotheses. ..
  66. ARBOVIRUS PERSISTENCE IN SEASONAL WETLANDS
    William Reisen; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Virus ecology at wetlands in the Coachella Valley of southeastern California with consistent enzootic activity will be compared with wetlands in the southern San Joaquin Valley where virus activity currently is intermittent. ..
  67. ORGANIZATIONAL FACTORS IN YOUTH MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES
    GREGORY AARONS; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..The research project will include agencies serving adolescents (ages 12-18) representing those most commonly used by youth with co-morbid disorders. ..
  68. Concept Mapping of Readiness for Evidence-Based Practice
    GREGORY AARONS; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Develop a theoretical model of readiness for EBPs that can be tested in subsequent studies; 5. Develop a preliminary measure of organizational readiness for EBP for use in subsequent studies. ..
  69. HOST COMPETENCE FACTORS AFFECT ARBOVIRUS TRANSMISSION
    William Reisen; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Studies will assess how alternating sequential infections between vertebrate and vector species that are part of the natural transmission cycle may alter virus genetics and fitness. ..
  70. Promoting Adoption of EBPs in Addiction Treatment
    Linda Frisman; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Potential improvements in outcomes following use of MET-CBT will be estimated through use of administrative data. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  71. Illicit Drug Use and Associated Social Factors: Effects on Birth Outcomes
    Ashley Schempf; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The community and individual factors related to drug use during pregnancy will be evaluated to inform effective prevention strategies. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  72. How Does Race Matter in Housing? Search Strategies, Experiences, and Preferences
    Maria Krysan; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..in concert with other key social, demographic, and economic characteristics do or do not shape individuals' housing-related strategies, experiences, and preferences that, in the aggregate, have the potential to perpetuate or ..
  73. Peer Education in Pregnancy Study
    Victoria Persky; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Results of this study will assist in elucidating the etiologic pathway by which asthma develops early in life, as well as assist in the development of effective intervention programs. ..
  74. Parenting To Prevent Problem Behaviors
    John Pierce; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ....
  75. Asbestos Disease Among Household Contacts of Vermiculite Workers
    Alfred Franzblau; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..In addition, tests for trend will be conducted to[unreadable] determine significant increasing pleural changes in household contacts by increasing indices of exposure. ..