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An approach for toxicity testing of chemicals moves away from animal studies toward less expensive and higher-throughput in vitro methods.
A study examined the effect of gene-environment interactions on the incidence and severity of asthma.
An investigation of black-white disparities in suboptimal sleep and cardiometabolic health showed no racial disparities in short-sleep duration.
An analysis of population-based epidemiologic data estimates the prevalence of phantom odor perception and identifies factors associated with this potentially debilitating condition.
Subjects with risk alleles at two loci associated with Crohn’s disease have dysregulated expression of a wide array of genes that regulate inflammation and autophagy.
An analysis of NHANES data characterized fasting plasma glucose as the largest contributor to prediabetes prevalence in the overall population.
Data on four liver-fat scores were analyzed and higher scores were associated with increased liver disease mortality.
The association between stressful oil-spill response experiences and respiratory health among response and cleanup workers of the Deepwater Horizon disaster was studied.
Sister Study data show that although annual breast MRI is recommended for women at high risk for breast cancer, its use remains low.
An investigation highlights sociodemographic and health factors associated with having undiagnosed diabetes in Hispanic and Latino Communities.
Experts from academia, government, non-profits, and industry discuss research and technology to address multi-drug-resistant gonorrhea infections.
Chronic opioid prescription is associated with increased risk of death in kidney transplant recipients.
A clinical trial confirms the safety and immunogenicity of a shingles vaccine for HIV-infected persons.
Data from the Gulf Long-term Follow-up Study indicate that oil spill workers with high total hydrocarbon exposure or stressful experiences have more depression and PTSD.
An investigation shows that among the Gulf Coast residents studied, smoking is the primary contributor to blood levels of compounds of concern.
An investigation finds that most reproductive-age women with breast cancer do not recall discussing the fertility impact of their breast cancer treatment with their doctor.
Racial differences in the quality of housing are likely to contribute to sleep disparities.
Data from the Gulf Long-term Follow-up Study show lung function reduced among oil-spill decontamination workers and those with high exposure to burning oil.
Data indicate that endotoxin exposure is associated with asthma and wheeze, and that dog and cat allergens enhance the association.
Data indicate that in 2016, 1.3 million adults in the U.S. had diagnosed type 1 diabetes; and 21 million had diagnosed type 2 diabetes.
Data analyses show that blacks are less likely than whites to report getting the recommended daily sleep of 7 to less than 9 hours.