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December 2012

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1. Barone Gibbs B, Dobrosielski DA, Bonekamp S, Stewart KJ, Clark JM. A randomized trial of exercise for blood pressure reduction in type 2 diabetes: Effect on flow-mediated dilation and circulating biomarkers of endothelial function. Atherosclerosis. 2012 Oct;224(2):446-53.
Key words: Endothelial function, adhesion molecules, exercise, type 2 diabetes, vasodilation

2. Barone MA, Dudas RA, Stewart R, McMillan JA, Dover GJ, Serwint JR. Improving teaching on an inpatient pediatrics service: a retrospective analysis of a program change. BMC Medical Education. 2012 Oct 1;12(1):92. PMID: 23020896.
Key words: Medical education, teaching attending, clinical skills

3. Blank LJ, Polydefkis MJ, Moore RD, Gebo KA. Herpes Zoster among Persons Living with HIV in the Current Antiretroviral Therapy Era. Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes. 2012 Oct 1;61(2):203-7. PubMed PMID: 22766968.
Key words: Herpes zoster, ART, age, HIV, shingles

4. Boulware LE, Hill-Briggs F, Kraus ES, Melancon JK, Falcone B, Ephraim PL, Jaar BG, Gimenez L, Choi M, Senga M, Kolotos M, Lewis-Boyer L, Cook C, Light L, Depasquale N, Noletto T, Powe NR. Effectiveness of educational and social worker interventions to activate patients' discussion and pursuit of preemptive living donor kidney transplantation: a randomized controlled trial. American Journal of Kidney Diseases. 2012 Oct 19 [Epub ahead of print].
Key words: Live kidney transplantation, live kidney donation, chronic kidney disease, education, social worker

5. Cullen BA, McGinty EE, Zhang Y, Dosreis SC, Steinwachs DM, Guallar E, Daumit GL. Guideline-concordant antipsychotic use and mortality in schizophrenia. Schizophrenia Bulletin. 2012 Oct 30.
Key words: Schizophrenia, antipsychotic continuity, mortality

6. Ephraim PL, Powe NR, Rabb H, Ameling J, Auguste P, Lewis-Boyer L, Greer RC, Crews DC, Purnell TS, Jaar BG, Depasquale N, Boulware LE. The providing resources to enhance African American patients' readiness to make decisions about kidney disease (PREPARED) study: protocol of a randomized controlled trial. BMC Nephrology. 2012 Oct 12;13(1):135.
Key words: Shared decision-making, live kidney transplantation, live kidney donation, chronic kidney disease, end stage renal disease

7. Gudzune KA, Clark JM, Appel LJ, Bennett WL. Primary care providers' communication with patients during weight counseling: A focus group study. Patient Education and Counseling. 2012 Oct;89(1):152-7. doi: 10.1016/j.pec.2012.06.033. PMID: 22819710; PMCID: PMC3462265.
Key words: Obesity, counseling, patient-provider communication, focus groups

8. Hall JC, Casciola-Rosen L, Berger AE, Kapsogeorgou EK, Cheadle C, Tzioufas AG, Baer AN, Rosen A. Precise probes of type II interferon activity define the origin of interferon signatures in target tissues in rheumatic diseases. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2012 Oct 23;109(43):17609-17614.
Key words: Autoimmunity, Interferon, Precision Medicine

9. Hansel NN, Ruczinski I, Rafaels N, Sin DD, Daley D, Malinina A, Huang L, Sandford A, Murray T, Kim Y, Vergara C, Heckbert SR, Psaty BM, Li G, Elliott WM, Aminuddin F, Dupuis J, O'Connor GT, Doheny K, Scott AF, Boezen HM, Postma DS, Smolonska J, Zanen P, Mohamed Hoesein FA, deKoning HJ, Crystal RG, Tanaka T, Ferrucci L, Silverman E, Wan E, Vestbo J, Lomas DA, Connett J, Wise RA, Neptune ER, Mathias RA, Pare PD, Beaty TH, Barnes KC. Genome-wide study identifies two loci associated with lung function decline in mild to moderate COPD. Hum. Genet. 2012 Sept 18 [Epub ahead of print].
Key words: COPD, lung function decline, GWAS, genome wide association, genes, polymorphisms

10. Jones DE, Carson KA, Bleich SN, Cooper LA. Patient trust in physicians and adoption of lifestyle behaviors to control high blood pressure. Patient Education and Counseling. 2012 Oct;89(1):57-62. doi: 10.1016/j.pec.2012.06.003. PMID: 22770676; PMCID: PMC3462260.
Key words: Adherence, African-Americans, blood pressure control, lifestyle modification, trust

11. Joshu CE, Prizment AE, Dluzniewski PJ, Menke A, Folsom AR, Coresh J, Yeh HC, Brancati FL, Platz EA, Selvin E. Glycated hemoglobin and cancer incidence and mortality in the Atherosclerosis in Communities (ARIC) Study, 1990-2006. International Journal of Cancer. 2012 Oct 1;131(7):1667-77. doi: 10.1002/ijc.27394. PMID: 22161730.
Key words: Glycated hemoglobin, diabetes, cancer incidence, cancer mortality

12. Levin AM, Mathias RA, Huang L, Roth LA, Daley D, Myers RA, Himes BE, Romieu I, Yang M, Eng C, Park JE, Zoratti K, Gignoux CR, Torgerson DG, Galanter JM, Huntsman S, Nguyen EA, Becker AB, Chan-Yeung M, Kozyrskyj AL, Kwok PY, Gilliland FD, Gauderman WJ, Bleecker ER, Raby BA, Meyers DA, London SJ, Martinez FD, Weiss ST, Burchard EG, Nicolae DL, Ober C, Barnes KC, Williams LK. A meta-analysis of genome-wide association studies for serum total IgE in diverse study populations. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2012 Nov 10. doi:pii: S0091-6749(12)01609-0. 10.1016/j.jaci.2012.10.002. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: Meta-analysis, genome-wide association

13. Mathias RA, Fu W, Akey JM, Ainsworth HC, Torgerson DG, Ruczinski I, Sergeant S, Barnes KC, Chilton FH. Adaptive evolution of the FADS gene cluster within Africa. PLoS One. 2012;7(9):e44926.
Key words: selection, poly-unsaturated fatty acid, fatty acid desaturase
PMID: 23028684

14. McVean GA, 1000 Genomes Project Consortium. An integrated map of genetic variation from 1,092 human genomes. Nature, 2012;491(7422):56-65.
Key words: Not available

15. Myers RA, Himes BE, Gignoux CR, Yang JJ, Gauderman WJ, Rebordosa C. Further replication studies of the EVE Consortium meta-analysis identifies 2 asthma risk loci in European Americans. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2012 Oct 4. pii: S0091-6749(12)01308-5. doi: 10.1016/j.jaci.2012.07.054. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 23040885
Key words: Asthma, genetic risk factors, meta-analysis, KLK3

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