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October 2013

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1. Ahmed HM, Blaha MJ, Nasir K, Jones SR, Rivera JJ, Agatston A, Blankstein R, Wong ND, Lakoski S, Budoff MJ, Burke GL, Sibley CT, Ouyang P, Blumenthal RS. Low-Risk Lifestyle, Coronary Calcium, Cardiovascular Events, and Mortality: Results From MESA. Am J Epidemiol. 2013 Jul 1;178(1):12-21.
Key words: healthy lifestyle, exercise, smoking, diet, obesity

2. Bekelman JE, Suneja G, Guzzo T, Pollack CE, Armstrong K, Epstein AJ. Effect of practice integration between urologists and radiation oncologists on prostate cancer treatment patterns. J Urology. 2013 Jul;190(1):97-101.
Key words: Prostate, prostatic neoplasms, physician's practice patterns, radiotherapy, intensity-modulated, delivery of health care

3. Bleich SN, Segal J, Wu Y, Wilson R, Wang Y. Systematic review of community-based childhood obesity prevention studies. Pediatrics. 2013 Jul;132(1):e201-10. Epub 2013 Jun 10. PMID: 23753099; PMCID: PMC3691541.
Key words: Childhood obesity, community-based, prevention

4. Brewer LC, Carson KA, Williams DR, Allen A, Jones CP, Cooper LA. Association of race consciousness with the patient-physician relationship, medication adherence, and blood pressure in urban primary care patients. American Journal of Hypertension. 2013 Jul 17. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: Adherence, blood pressure discrimination, disparities, hypertension, perceived quality of care

5. Flickinger TE, Saha S, Moore RD, Beach MC. Higher quality communication and relationships are associated with improved patient engagement in HIV care. Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes. 2013 Jul 1;63(3):362-6. PMID: 23591637.
Key words: HIV/AIDS, retention, engagement, communication, patient-provider relationship

6. Lazo M, Hernaez R, Eberhardt MS, Bonekamp S, Kamel I, Guallar E, Koteish A, Brancati FL, Clark JM. Prevalence of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease in the United States: The Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 1988-1994. American Journal of Epidemiology. 2013 Jul 1;178(1):38-45. Epub 2013 May 23. PMID: 23703888; PMCID: PMC3698993.
Key words: ethnic variation, nonalcoholic fatty liver disease, population surveys, prevalence

7. Paradis E, Leslie M, Gropper MA, Aboumatar HJ, Kitto S, Phd SR. Interprofessional care in intensive care settings and the factors that impact it: Results from a scoping review of ethnographic studies. Journal of Critical Care. 2013 Jul 24. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: Acute care, interprofessional relations, ethnographic research, patient safety, quality of health care

8. Selvaraj SA, Chairez E, Wilson LM, Lazarev M, Bass EB, Hutfless S. Use of case reports and the Adverse Event Reporting System in systematic reviews: overcoming barriers to assess the link between Crohn's disease medications and hepatosplenic T-cell lymphoma. Systematic Reviews. 2013 Jul 5;2:53. PMID: 23826928; PMCID: PMC3710465.
Key words: Crohn's disease, hepatosplenic T-cell lymphoma, causality assessment, adverse event reporting, case reports

9. Sugarman J, Mayer KH. Ethics and pre-exposure prophylaxis for HIV Infection. Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes. 2013 Jul;63 Suppl 2:S135-9. PMID: 23764625.
Key words: re-exposure prophylaxis, HIV prevention, ethics

10. Tedford RJ, Mudd JO, Girgis RE, Mathai SC, Zaiman AL, Housten-Harris T, Boyce D, Kelemen BW, Bacher AC, Shah AA, Hummers LK, Wigley FM, Russell SD, Saggar R, Saggar R, Maughan WL, Hassoun PM, Kass DA. Right Ventricular Dysfunction in Systemic Sclerosis-Associated Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension. Circ Heart Fail. 2013;6:5 936-943.
Key words: pulmonary hypertension, systemic sclerosis, right ventricular function, pressure-volume, vascular capacitance
PMID: 23797369

11. Whelton SP, Blankstein R, Al-Mallah MH, Lima JA, Bluemke DA, Hundley WG, Polak JF, Blumenthal RS, Nasir K, Blaha MJ. Association of resting heart rate with carotid and aortic arterial stiffness: multi-ethnic study of atherosclerosis. Hypertension. 2013 Sep;62(3):477-84.
Key words: arterial stiffness, heart rate

12. Wingo BC, Desmond RA, Brantley P, Appel L, Svetkey L, Stevens VJ, Ard JD. Self-efficacy as a Predictor of Weight Change and Behavior Change in the PREMIER Trial. Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior. 2013 Jul-Aug;45(4):314-21. Epub 2013 Feb 20. PMID: 23433966.
Key words: Obesity, behavior change, self-efficacy, dietary intake, physical activity

13. Wojczynski MK, Li M, Bielak LF, Kerr KF, Reiner AP, Wong ND, Yanek LR, Qu L, White CC, Lange LA, Ferguson JF, He J, Young T, Mosley TH, Smith JA, Kral BG, Guo X, Wong Q, Ganesh SK, Heckbert SR, Griswold ME, O Leary DH, Budoff M, Carr JJ, Taylor HA Jr, Bluemke DA, Demissie S, Hwang SJ, Paltoo DN, Polak JF, Psaty BM, Becker DM, Province MA, Post WS, O Donnell CJ, Wilson JG, Harris TB, Kavousi M, Cupples LA, Rotter JI, Fornage M, Becker LC, Peyser PA, Borecki IB, Reilly MP. Genetics of coronary artery calcification among African Americans, a meta-analysis. BMC Medical Genetics. 2013 Jul 19;14(1):75. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 23870195.
Key words: Atherosclerosis, coronary artery calcium, genetics, meta-analysis; African-American

14. Yousuf O, Mohanty BD, Martin SS, Joshi PH, Blaha MJ, Nasir K, Blumenthal RS, Budoff MJ. High-sensitivity C-reactive protein and cardiovascular disease: a resolute belief or an elusive link? J Am Coll Cardiol. 2013 Jul 30;62(5):397-408.
Key words: C-reactive protein, risk prediction, coronary artery disease

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