UC BERKELEY AUTHOR: Hope Biswas, Eva Harris DATE OF PUBLICATION: September 2015 REGION: Latin America REFERENCE: Biswas HH, Gordon A, Nuñez A, Perez MA, Balmaseda A, Harris E. Lower Low-Density Lipoprotein Cholesterol Levels Are Associated with Severe Dengue Outcome. Halstead SB, ed. PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases. 2015;9(9):e0003904. SUMMARY/ABSTRACT: Dengue virus (DENV) is a flavivirus of
CGPH FACULTY: Julia Walsh DATE OF PUBLICATION: September 2015 REGION: Latin America REFERENCE: Guendelman S, Thornton D, Perez-Cuevas R, Walsh J. Preterm delivery among first-time Mexico-born mothers: a binational population-based comparison of deliveries in California and Mexico. J Epidemiol Community Health. 2015 Jan;69(1):35-40. doi: 10.1136/jech-2014-204020. Epub 2014 Sep 10. SUMMARY/ABSTRACT: While studies have attributed the
CGPH FACULTY: Lia Fernald DATE OF PUBLICATION: August 2015 REGION: Latin America REFERENCE: Hamad R, Fernald LC. Microcredit participation and women’s health: results from a cross-sectional study in Peru. Int J Equity Health. 2015 Aug 5;14:62. doi: 10.1186/s12939-015-0194-7. SUMMARY/ABSTRACT: Social and economic conditions are powerful determinants of women’s health status. Microcredit, which involves the provision
CGPH FACULTY: Lia Fernald DATE OF PUBLICATION: August 2015 REGION: Lain America, Asia, Africa REFERENCE: Humphries DL, Dearden KA, Crookston BT, Fernald LC, Stein AD, Woldehanna T, Penny ME, Behrman JR; Young Lives Determinants and Consequences of Child Growth Project Team. Cross-Sectional and Longitudinal Associations between Household Food Security and Child Anthropometry at Ages 5
CGPH FACULTY: Stefano Bertozzi DATE OF PUBLICATION: July 2015 REGION: Latin America REFERENCE: Bautista-Arredondo S, González A, Servan-Mori E, Beynon F, Juarez-Figueroa L, Conde-Glez CJ, Gras N, Sierra-Madero J, Lopez-Ridaura R, Volkow P, Bertozzi SM. A Cross-Sectional Study of Prisoners in Mexico City Comparing Prevalence of Transmissible Infections and Chronic Diseases with That in the
CGPH FACULTY: Eva Harris DATE OF PUBLICATION: August 2015 REGION: Latin America REFERENCE: Belli A, Arostegui J, Garcia J, Aguilar C, Lugo E, Lopez D, Valle S, Lopez M, Harris E, Coloma J. J Med Entomol. Introduction and Establishment of Aedes albopictus (Diptera: Culicidae) in Managua, Nicaragua. 2015 Jul;52(4):713-8. doi: 10.1093/jme/tjv049. Epub 2015 May 6.
CGPH FACULTY: Lia Fernald, Stefano Bertozzi DATE OF PUBLICATION: April 2015 REGION: Latin America REFERENCE: Ritterman Weintraub ML, Fernald LC, Adler N, Bertozzi S, Syme SL. Perceptions of social mobility: development of a new psychosocial indicator associated with adolescent risk behaviors. Front Public Health. 2015 Apr 16;3:62. doi: 10.3389/fpubh.2015.00062. eCollection 2015. SUMMARY/ABSTRACT: Social class gradients
CGPH FACULTY: Kirk R Smith, John Balmes DATE OF PUBLICATION: June 2015 REGION: Latin America REFERENCE: Guarnieri M, Diaz E, Pope D, Eisen E, Mann J, Smith KR, Smith-Sivertsen T, Bruce N, Balmes J. Lung Function in Rural Guatemalan Women Before and After a Chimney Stove Intervention to Reduce Woodsmoke Exposure: Results From RESPIRE and
CGPH FACULTY: Lee Riley DATE OF PUBLICATION: May 2015 REGION: Latin America REFERENCE: Ribeiro FK, Pan W, Bertolde A, Vinhas SA, Peres RL, Riley L, Palaci M, Maciel EL. Genotypic and Spatial Analysis of Mycobacterium tuberculosis Transmission in a High-Incidence Urban Setting. Clin Infect Dis. 2015 May 5. pii: civ365. SUMMARY/ABSTRACT: “Genotyping Mycobacterium tuberculosis isolates
CGPH FACULTY: Lee Riley DATE OF PUBLICATION: June 2015 REGION: Latin America REFERENCE: Unger A, Felzemburgh RD, Snyder RE, Ribeiro GS, Mohr S, Costa VB, Melendez AX, Reis RB, Santana FS, Riley LW, Reis MG, Ko AI; Pau da Lima Urban Health Team. Hypertension in a brazilian urban slum population. J Urban Health. 2015 Jun;92(3):446-59.
CGPH FACULTY: Eva Harris DATE OF PUBLICATION: July 2015 REGION: Latin America REFERENCE: Andersson N, Nava-Aguilera E, Arosteguí J, Morales-Perez A, Suazo-Laguna H, Legorreta-Soberanis J, Hernandez-Alvarez C, Fernandez-Salas I, Paredes-Solís S, Balmaseda A, Cortés-Guzmán AJ, Serrano de Los Santos R, Coloma J, Ledogar RJ, Harris E. Evidence based community mobilization for dengue prevention in Nicaragua
UC BERKELEY AUTHOR: Art Reingold DATE OF PUBLICATION: June 2015 REGION: Brazil REFERENCE: Brito AM, Kendall C, Kerr L, Mota RMS, Guimarães MDC, Dourado I, et al. (2015) Factors Associated with Low Levels of HIV Testing among Men Who Have Sex with Men (MSM) in Brazil. PLoS ONE 10(6): e0130445. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0130445 SUMMARY/ABSTRACT: The aim of