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Racial differences in the prevalence and outcomes of atrial fibrillation among patients hospitalized with heart failure.
(J Am Heart Assoc, 2013-09-26)
BACKGROUND: The intersection of heart failure (HF) and atrial fibrillation (AF) is common, but the burden of AF among black patients with HF is poorly characterized. We sought to determine the prevalence of AF, characteristics, ...
Comparing actual and perceived causes of fever among community members in a low malaria transmission setting in northern Tanzania.
(Trop Med Int Health, 2013-11)
OBJECTIVE: To compare actual and perceived causes of fever in northern Tanzania. METHODS: In a standardised survey, heads of households in 30 wards in Moshi, Tanzania, were asked to identify the most common cause of fever ...
Comparison of Clinical Care and In-Hospital Outcomes of Asian American and White Patients With Acute Ischemic Stroke.
(JAMA neurology, 2019-04)
Importance:Although overall stroke incidence and mortality in the United States is improving, little is known about the characteristics and clinical outcomes of acute ischemic stroke in Asian American individuals. Objective:To ...
The relation between insecure attachment and posttraumatic stress: Early life versus adulthood traumas.
(Psychological trauma : theory, research, practice and policy, 2015-07)
The present study examined the relations between insecure attachment and posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) symptoms among community-dwelling older adults with exposure to a broad range of traumatic events. Attachment ...
China's response to the rising stroke burden.
(BMJ (Clinical research ed.), 2019-02-28)
Type III TGF-β receptor downregulation generates an immunotolerant tumor microenvironment.
(J Clin Invest, 2013-09)
Cancers subvert the host immune system to facilitate disease progression. These evolved immunosuppressive mechanisms are also implicated in circumventing immunotherapeutic strategies. Emerging data indicate that ...
Illicit and nonmedical drug use among Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians/Pacific Islanders, and mixed-race individuals.
(Drug and alcohol dependence, 2013-12)
The racial/ethnic composition of the United States is shifting rapidly, with non-Hispanic Asian-Americans, Native Hawaiians/Pacific Islanders (NHs/PIs), and mixed-race individuals the fastest growing segments of the population. ...
A phase I study of ABT-510 plus bevacizumab in advanced solid tumors.
(Cancer Med, 2013-06)
Targeting multiple regulators of tumor angiogenesis have the potential to improve treatment efficacy. Bevacizumab is a monoclonal antibody directed against vascular endothelial growth factor and ABT-510 is a synthetic analog ...
PARTAKE survey of public knowledge and perceptions of clinical research in India.
(PLoS One, 2013)
BACKGROUND: A public that is an informed partner in clinical research is important for ethical, methodological, and operational reasons. There are indications that the public is unaware or misinformed, and not sufficiently ...
Optimism and survival: does an optimistic outlook predict better survival at advanced ages? A twelve-year follow-up of Danish nonagenarians.
(Aging Clin Exp Res, 2013-10)
BACKGROUND AND AIMS: Studies examining predictors of survival among the oldest-old have primarily focused on objective measures, such as physical function and health status. Only a few studies have examined the effect of ...