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Overweight status of the primary caregivers of orphan and vulnerable children in 3 Southern African countries: a cross sectional study
(BioMed Central, 2015)
Background: Africa is facing a nutritional transition where underweight and overweight coexist. Although the majority of programs for orphan and vulnerable children (OVC) focus on undernourishment, the association between ...
Association of Types of Life Events with Depressive Symptoms among Puerto Rican Youth
(PLoS (Public Library of Science), 2016-10-27)
The main objective of this study was to examine the association between four types of adverse life events (family environment, separation, social adversity, and death) and the development of depressive symptoms among Puerto ...
Externalizing behavior in early childhood and body mass index from age 2 to 12 years: longitudinal analyses of a prospective cohort study
Background: Some evidence suggests that obesity and behavior problems are related in children, but studies have been conflicting and have rarely included children under age 4. An association between behavior problems in ...
Eplerenone for early cardiomyopathy in Duchenne muscular dystrophy: results of a two-year open-label extension trial
(Springer Nature, 2017-02-20)
Cardiomyopathy is a leading cause of morbidity and mortality in boys with Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD). We recently showed in a 12-month double-blind randomized controlled trial that adding eplerenone to background ...
Association between cigarette smoking and the vaginal microbiota: a pilot study
(Springer Nature, 2014-08-28)
Smoking has been identified in observational studies as a risk factor for bacterial vaginosis (BV), a condition defined in part by decimation of Lactobacillus spp. The anti-estrogenic effect of smoking and trace amounts ...