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Functional variant of MTOR rs2536 and survival of Chinese gastric cancer patients.
(International journal of cancer, 2019-01)
We previously reported that some single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) of candidate genes involved in the MTOR complex1 (MTORC1) were associated with risk of gastric cancer (GCa). In the present study, we further evaluated ...
Large-Scale Assessment of a Smartwatch to Identify Atrial Fibrillation.
(The New England journal of medicine, 2019-11)
BACKGROUND:Optical sensors on wearable devices can detect irregular pulses. The ability of a smartwatch application (app) to identify atrial fibrillation during typical use is unknown. METHODS:Participants without atrial ...
Trends in Drug Use-Associated Infective Endocarditis and Heart Valve Surgery, 2007 to 2017: A Study of Statewide Discharge Data.
(Annals of internal medicine, 2019-01)
Background:Drug use-associated infective endocarditis (DUA-IE) is increasing as a result of the opioid epidemic. Infective endocarditis may require valve surgery, but surgical treatment of DUA-IE has invoked controversy, ...
Trends and correlates of driving under the influence of alcohol among different types of adult substance users in the United States: a national survey study.
(BMC public health, 2019-05-04)
BACKGROUND:Despite a decrease in driving under the influence of alcohol (DUIA) prevalence over the past decades, DUIA prevalence still remains high in the United States. To date, there is limited research examining whether ...
Prevalence and patterns of opioid misuse and opioid use disorder among primary care patients who use tobacco.
(Drug and alcohol dependence, 2019-01)
BACKGROUND:Current data suggest that opioid misuse or opioid use disorder (OUD) may be over represented among tobacco users. However, this association remains understudied in primary care settings. A better understanding ...
Discharge against medical advice from hospitalizations for substance use disorders: The potential impact of the Affordable Care Act.
(Drug and alcohol dependence, 2019-04)
OBJECTIVES:To explore whether the Affordable Care Act (ACA) enactment is associated with changes in the proportion of discharge against medical advice (DAMA) among hospitalizations due to substance use disorders (SUDs). ...