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Effect of zinc supplementation as an adjunct in the treatment of pneumonia in children: a metaanalysis.

HERDIN record number :
R07-SU-16092211042484
Author(s) :
Jacqueline D. Bernabe, Isaac David  E. Ampil, Gyneth Lourdes  G. Bibera
Source Document :
Health Sciences Journal. January 2014; Vol. 3 ( 1 ) : p. 36-42 (Journal)
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Introduction This meta-analysis was done to evaluate the efficacy of zinc supplementation as adjunct to antibiotics in decreasing the duration of resolution of tachypnea, time to recovery, and length of hospital stay of pneumonia in children 2 to 59 months.  Meth . . .
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Randomized controlled trial on the effect of preoperative gum chewing on the level of postoperative anxiety among boys undergoing circumcision.

HERDIN record number :
R07-SU-16092111301599
Author(s) :
Angelie Anne  C. Ang , Christine Corintha  D. Almora , Elaina  C. Al-Qaseer , Karl Henri  P. Altabano, Enrimin Joie  B. Alvarez, Jeremy Philip  C. Ang , Mae Madeleine  N. Ang , Mark  B. Angeles , Jubelle  F. Aquino , Martha Margarita Arevalo, Daniel Yakin  E. Aritonang, Ma. Veronica Kaye  D. Astudillo, Camille-Christine  M. Baes , April Keith  B. Balingit , Georgina T. Paredes
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Health Sciences Journal. January 2014; Vol. 3 ( 1 ) : p. 25-30 (Journal)
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Introduction Circumcision is a Filipino tradition that persists today as a pre-adolescent coming-of-age surgery that, without sufficient mental preparation, may confer some level of psychological trauma. The procedure is made difficult by anxiety of young boys prior to the operat . . .
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Transovarial transmission of dengue virus in Aedes aegypti in Quezon City.

HERDIN record number :
R07-SU-16080910371955
Author(s) :
Ralph Julius  Bawalan, Nelia P. Salazar
Source Document :
The Health Sciences Journal. January 2014; Vol. 3 ( 1 ) : p. 1-8 (Journal)
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Introduction Due to the changing nature of dengue epidemiology and control, this study was conducted to determine and describe evidence for transovarial transmission of the dengue virus,  Methods This was a quantitative experimental study on the transov . . .
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A non-concurrent cohort study on the use of Euphorbia hirta Linn (tawa-tawa) in dengue: patient's platelet response.

HERDIN record number :
R07-SU-16090610274443
Author(s) :
Georgina  B. Paredes, Grace E. Brizuela, Josefina  C. Carlos , Federico A. Davila
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Health Sciences Journal. January 2014; Vol. 3 ( 1 ) : p. 9-14 (Journal)
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Introduction     This study aimed to document the manner by which Euphorbia hirta . . .
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Intersecting Identities and the Association Between Bullying and Suicide Attempt Among New York City Youths : Results From the 2009 New York City Youth Risk Behavior Survey.

HERDIN record number :
R07-SU-14022016392167
Author(s) :
Michael T. LeVasseur, Elizabeth A. Kelvin, Nicholas A. Grosskopf
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Intersecting Identities and the Association Between Bullying and Suicide Attempt Among New York City Youths : Results From the 2009 New York City Youth Risk Behavior Survey.. June 2013; Vol. 103 ( 6 ) : p. 1082-1089 (Journal)
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Objectives : We examined the intersections of sexual minority, gender, and Hispanic ethnic identities and their interaction with experiences of bullying in predicting suicide attempt among New York City youths. Methods : We performed secondary data analysis of the 2009 New York City Youth Risk Beha . . .
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The Health Benefits of Hispanic Communities for Non-Hispanic Mothers and Infants : Another Hispanic Paradox.

HERDIN record number :
R07-SU-14021317025729
Author(s) :
Richard J. Shaw, Kate E. Pickett
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The Health Benefits of Hispanic Communities for Non-Hispanic Mothers and Infants : Another Hispanic Paradox. June 2013; Vol. 103 ( 6 ) : p. 1052-1057 (Journal)
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Objectives : In the United States, Hispanic mothers have birth outcomes comparable to those of White mothers despite lower socioeconomic status. The contextual effects of Hispanic neighborhoods may partially explain this "Hispanic paradox." We investigated whether this benefit extends to other ethni . . .
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Physical Health Effects of the Housing Boom : Quasi-Experimental Evidence From the Health and Retirement Study.

HERDIN record number :
R07-SU-14021018292476
Author(s) :
Amar Hamoudi, Jennifer B. Dowd
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Physical Health Effects of the Housing Boom : Quasi-Experimental Evidence From the Health and Retirement Study. June 2013; Vol. 103 ( 6 ) : p. 1039-1045 (Journal)
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Objectives : We examined the impact of the dramatic increases in housing prices in the United States in the 1990s and early 2000s on physical health outcomes among a representative sample of middle-aged and older Americans. Methods : Using a quasi-experimental design, we exploited geographic and ti . . .
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Missed Opportunities for Hepatitis C Testing in Opioid Treatment Programs.

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R07-SU-14020512240158
Author(s) :
Jemima A. Frimpong
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Missed Opportunities for Hepatitis C Testing in Opioid Treatment Programs. June 2013; Vol. 103 ( 6 ) : p. 1028-1030 (Journal)
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HCV has surpassed HIV as a cause of death in the United States and is particularly prevalent among injection drug users. I examined the availability of on-site HCV testing in a nationally representative sample of opioid treatment programs. Nearly 68% of these programs had the staff requi . . .
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Under the radar: how unexamined biases in decision-making processes in clinical interactions can contribute to health care disparities.

HERDIN record number :
R07-SU-14012314260644
Author(s) :
John F. Dovidio, Susan T. Fiske
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Under the radar: how unexamined biases in decision-making processes in clinical interactions can contribute to health care disparities.. May 2012; Vol. 102 ( 5 ) : p. 945-952 (Journal)
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Several aspects of social psychological science shed light on how unexamined racial/ethnic biases contribute to health care disparities. Biases are complex but systematic, differing by racial/ethnic group and not limited to love-hate polarities. Group images on the universal social cognitive dimensi . . .
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Antiretroviral Medication Diversion Among HIV-Positive Substance Abusers in South Florida.

HERDIN record number :
R07-SU-14020511111096
Author(s) :
Hilary L. Surratt, Steven P. Kurtz, Theodore J. Cicero, Catherine O'Grady, Maria A. Levi-Minzi
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Antiretroviral Medication Diversion Among HIV-Positive Substance Abusers in South Florida. June 2013; Vol. 103 ( 6 ) : p. 1026-1028 (Journal)
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The high cost of life-saving antiretroviral (ARV) therapy for HIV represents an expense that impedes accessibility and affordability by patients. This price structure also appears to motivate the diversion of ARVs and the targeting of HIV-positive patients by pill brokers in the illicit market. . . .
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