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Reported lifetime aberrant drug-taking behaviors are predictive of current substance use and mental health problems in primary care patients.
(Pain Med, 2008-11)
BACKGROUND: The aim of this report is to determine the frequency of aberrant drug behaviors and their relationship to substance abuse disorders in a large primary sample of patients receiving opioids for chronic pain. METHODS: ...
The enduring impact of transient emotions on decision making
(Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, 2009-05-01)
People often do not realize they are being influenced by an incidental emotional state. As a result, decisions based on a fleeting incidental emotion can become the basis for future decisions and hence outlive the original ...
Mitochondrial mutations in adenoid cystic carcinoma of the salivary glands.
(PLoS One, 2009-12-30)
BACKGROUND: The MitoChip v2.0 resequencing array is an array-based technique allowing for accurate and complete sequencing of the mitochondrial genome. No studies have investigated mitochondrial mutation in salivary gland ...
Development of universal antidotes to control aptamer activity.
(Nat Med, 2009-10)
With an ever increasing number of people taking numerous medications, the need to safely administer drugs and limit unintended side effects has never been greater. Antidote control remains the most direct means to counteract ...
An immunoglobulin C kappa-reactive single chain antibody fusion protein induces tolerance through receptor editing in a normal polyclonal immune system.
(J Exp Med, 2005-03-07)
Understanding immune tolerance mechanisms is a major goal of immunology research, but mechanistic studies have generally required the use of mouse models carrying untargeted or targeted antigen receptor transgenes, which ...
Man's search for meaning: The case of Legos
(Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 2008-09-01)
We investigate how perceived meaning influences labor supply. In a laboratory setting, we manipulate the perceived meaning of simple, repetitive tasks and find a strong influence on subjects' labor supply. Despite the fact ...
The adaptor protein CARD9 is required for innate immune responses to intracellular pathogens
(Nature Immunology, 2007-02)
Coordinated activation of candidate proto-oncogenes and cancer testes antigens via promoter demethylation in head and neck cancer and lung cancer.
(PLoS One, 2009)
BACKGROUND: Epigenetic alterations have been implicated in the pathogenesis of solid tumors, however, proto-oncogenes activated by promoter demethylation have been sporadically reported. We used an integrative method to ...
Substance abuse, treatment needs and access among female sex workers and non-sex workers in Pretoria, South Africa.
(Subst Abuse Treat Prev Policy, 2009-05-27)
BACKGROUND: This study examined cross-sectional data collected from substance-using female sex workers (FSW) and non-sex workers (non-SW) in Pretoria, South Africa, who entered a randomized controlled trial. METHODS: Women ...
Psychology, behavioral economics, and public policy
(Marketing Letters, 2005-12-01)
Economics has typically been the social science of choice to inform public policy and policymakers. In the current paper we contemplate the role behavioral science can play in enlightening policymakers. In particular, we ...