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Breast cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death for women in the United States and mortality from cancer is more common among individuals in the Appalachian region compared to the rest of the country. We examined how risk factors for long-term health outcomes for Estrogen positive breast cancer patients differed by county economic status in southern Appalachia.
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Name: Cancer treatment and research communications
As the average life expectancy increases, more people are predicted to have strokes. Recent studies have shown an increasing incidence in certain types of cerebral infarction. We aimed to estimate tim...
The retropubic tension-free vaginal tape has been the preferred method for primary surgical treatment of stress urinary incontinence and stress dominated mixed urinary incontinence in women for more t...
Contrast-induced nephropathy (CIN) is a frequently used quality outcome marker after peripheral vascular interventions (PVIs). Whereas the factors associated with CIN development have been well docume...
Permanent postoperative hypoparathyreoidism remains the most frequent complication after total thyreoidectomy with severe long-term morbidity, impairment of quality of life and economic implications.
The aim of this retrospective study was to determine factors influencing tooth loss during a long-term follow-up, emphasizing the impact of various compliance definitions.
The overall aim of this R34 application is to adapt and feasibility test an evidence-based HIV prevention education for high-risk, underserved rural women in Appalachia. This study has pot...
This will be the first large cohort study to define the epidemiology of and identify modifiable risk factors for long-term CI and functional deficits of ICU survivors. We will measure the...
This Western Pennsylvania-based study will (1) improve cardiovascular risk stratification to identify high-risk populations, (2) identify disparities in cardiovascular risk based on race, ...
The project proposes to fill gaps in the understanding of disparities in healthcare and primary care provider (PCP) quality from the perspectives of adult Medicare beneficiaries with disab...
The aims of this study are to (1) examine the medication use patterns of commonly prescribed hypnotics and the factors that were associated with the long-term and short-term use patterns a...
Health insurance to provide full or partial coverage for long-term home care services or for long-term nursing care provided in a residential facility such as a nursing home.
Persons who have experienced prolonged survival of HIV infection. This includes the full spectrum of untreated, HIV-infected long-term asymptomatics to those with AIDS who have survived due to successful treatment.
The relating of causes to the effects they produce. Causes are termed necessary when they must always precede an effect and sufficient when they initiate or produce an effect. Any of several factors may be associated with the potential disease causation or outcome, including predisposing factors, enabling factors, precipitating factors, reinforcing factors, and risk factors.
A persistent increase in synaptic efficacy, usually induced by appropriate activation of the same synapses. The phenomenological properties of long-term potentiation suggest that it may be a cellular mechanism of learning and memory.
A persistent activity-dependent decrease in synaptic efficacy between NEURONS. It typically occurs following repeated low-frequency afferent stimulation, but it can be induced by other methods. Long-term depression appears to play a role in MEMORY.
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Women's Health - key topics include breast cancer, pregnancy, menopause, stroke Follow and track Women's Health News on BioPortfolio: Women's Health News RSS Women'...
Cancer is not just one disease but many diseases. There are more than 100 different types of cancer. Most cancers are named for the organ or type of cell in which they start - for example, cancer that begins in the colon is called colon cancer; cancer th...