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July 2013

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1. Aboumatar HJ, Carson KA, Beach MC, Roter DL, Cooper LA. The impact of health literacy on desire for participation in healthcare, medical visit communication, and patient reported outcomes among patients with hypertension. Journal of General Internal Medicine. 2013 May 21 [Epub ahead of print].
Key words: Health literacy, participatory decision making, patient-physician relationship, communication

2. Ashikaga H, Arevalo H, Vadakkumpadan F, Blake RC, Bayer JD, Nazarian S, Zviman MM, Tandri H, Berger RD, Calkins H, Herzka DA, Trayanova NA, Halperin HR. Feasibility of image-based simulation to estimate ablation target in human ventricular arrhythmia. Heart Rhythm. 2013 Apr 19. doi:pii: S1547-5271(13)00437-2. 10.1016/j.hrthm.2013.04.015. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: image-based simulation; ventricular arrhythmia, catheter ablation, cardiac MRI, computer simulation

3. Bhonsale A, James CA, Tichnell C, Murray B, Madhavan S, Philips B, Russell SD, Abraham T, Tandri H, Judge DP, Calkins H. Risk stratification in arrhythmogenic right ventricular dysplasia/cardiomyopathy associated desmosomal mutation carriers.
Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol. 2013 Jun 1;6(3):569-78.
Key words: cardiomyopathy, electrocardiography, risk factor, survival, tachyarrhythmia

4. Bleich SN, Gudzune KA, Bennett WL, Cooper LA. Do physician beliefs about causes of obesity translate into actionable issues on which physicians counsel their patients? Preventive Medicine. 2013 May;56(5):326-8.
Key words: Obesity, physician beliefs, nutrition counseling

5. Chrispin J, Martin SS, Hasan RK, Joshi PH, Minder CM, McEvoy JW, Kohli P, Johnson AE, Wang L, Blaha MJ, Blumenthal RS. Landmark lipid-lowering trials in the primary prevention of cardiovascular disease. Clin Cardiol. 2013 May 30. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: Lipid-lowering, primary prevention, cardiovascular disease

6. DeFilippis AP, Blaha MJ, Martin SS, Reed RM, Jones SR, Nasir K, Blumenthal RS, Budoff MJ. Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease and serum lipoproteins: the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis. Atherosclerosis. 2013 Apr;227(2):429-36.
Key words: Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease, lipoproteins, atheroscelerosis

7. Flickinger TE, Rose G, Wilson IB, Wolfe H, Saha S, Korthuis PT, Massa M, Berry S, Laws MB, Sharp V, Moore RD, Beach MC. Motivational interviewing by HIV care providers is associated with patient intentions to reduce unsafe sexual behavior. Patient Education and Counseling. 2013 May 3 [Epub ahead of print].
Key words: Motivational interviewing, physicians, HIV/AIDS, sexual risk reduction, counseling

8. Figueiredo CA, Barreto ML, Alcantara-Neves NM, Rodrigues LC, Cooper PJ, Cruz AA, Pontes-de-Carvalho LC, Lemaire DC, Costa RS, Amorim LD, Vergara C, Rafaels N, Gao L, Foster C, Campbell M, Mathias R,Barnes KC. Co-associations between IL10 polymorphisms, IL-10 production, helminth infection and asthma/wheeze in an urban, tropical population in Brazil. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2013; 131(6):1683-90.
Key words: IL10, polymorphisms, helminth infection, immune modulation, allergy
PMID: 23273955

9. Hsu S, Ton VK, Dominique Ashen M, Martin SS, Gluckman TJ, Kohli P, Sisson SD, Blumenthal RS, Blaha MJ. A Clinician's Guide to the ABCs of Cardiovascular Disease Prevention: The Johns Hopkins Ciccarone Center for the Prevention of Heart Disease and American College of Cardiology Cardiosource Approach to the Million Hearts Initiative. Clin Cardiol. 2013 May 13. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: Cardiovascular disease, heart disease, prevention

10. Hanyok LA, Walton-Moss B, Tanner E, Stewart RW, Becker K. Effects of a graduate-level interprofessional education program on adult nurse practitioner student and internal medicine resident physician attitudes towards interprofessional care. Journal of Interprofessional Care. 2013 May 16. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: Interprofessional collaboration, IPE, medical resident training, nurse practitioner education

11. Kaludercic N, Carpi A, Nagayama T, Sivakumaran V, Zhu G, Lai EW, Bedja D, De Mario A, Chen K, Gabrielson KL, Lindsey ML, Pacak K, Takimoto E, Shih JC, Kass DA, Di Lisa F, Paolocci N. Monoamine oxidase B Prompts mitochondrial and cardiac dysfunction in pressure overloaded hearts. Antioxid Redox Signal. 2013 May 22. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: monoamine oxidase B, congestive heart failure, dopamine, mitochondrial dysfunction, oxidative stress

12. Kalyani RR, Tra Y, Yeh HC, Egan JM, Ferrucci L, Brancati FL. Quadriceps strength, quadriceps power, and gait speed in older U.S. Adults with diabetes mellitus: results from the national health and nutrition examination survey, 1999-2002. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. 2013 May;61(5):769-75.
Key words: Type 2 diabetes mellitus, muscle loss, physical function, gait

13. Kim JM, Lin SY, Suarez-Cuervo C, Chelladurai Y, Ramanathan M, Segal JB, Erekosima N. Allergen-specific immunotherapy for pediatric asthma and rhinoconjunctivitis: a systematic review. Pediatrics. 2013 May 6. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: Allergen-specific immunotherapy, asthma, pediatric, rhinitis, rhinoconjunctivitis

14. Norton N, Li D, Rampersaud E, Morales A, Martin ER, Zuchner S, Guo S, Gonzalez M, Hedges DJ, Robertson PD, Krumm N, Nickerson DA, Hershberger RE on behalf of the NHLBI GO Exome Sequencing project & and Exome Sequencing Project Family Studies Project Team. Exome sequencing and genome-wide linkage analysis in 17 families illustrates the complex contribution of TTN truncating variants to dilated cardiomyopathy. Circ Cardiovasc Genet. 2013; 6(2):144-53.
Key words: dilated cardiomyopathy, exome, genetics, genome-wide analysis, human
PMID: 23418287

15. Vergara C, Murray T, Rafaels N, Lewis R, Campbell M, Foster C, Faruque M, Oliveira RR, Carvalho E, Araujo MI, Cruz AA, Watson H, Mercado D, Knight-Madden J, Ruczinski I, Dunston G, Ford J, Caraballo L, Beaty TH, Mathias RA, Barnes KC. African ancestry is a risk factor for asthma and high total IgE levels in African admixed populations. Genet Epidemiol. 2013; 37(4):393-401.
Key words: African, asthma, ancestry


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