UC BERKELEY AUTHOR: Luis A. Rodriguez DATE OF PUBLICATION: November 2016 REGION: Mexico REFERENCE: Rodríguez LA, Mundo-Rosas V, Méndez-Gómez-Humarán I, Pérez-Escamilla R, Shamah-Levy T. Dietary quality and household food insecurity among Mexican children and adolescents. Maternal & Child Nutrition. 2016. doi:10.1111/mcn.12372. SUMMARY/ABSTRACT: Seventy percent of Mexican households experience some level of food insecurity (FI). Studies have shown positive
UC BERKELEY AUTHOR: Hans Oh DATE OF PUBLICATION: November 2016 REGION: Global REFERENCE: Koyanagi A, Oh H, Haro JM, Hirayama F, DeVylder J. Child death and maternal psychosis-like experiences in 44 low- and middle-income countries: The role of depression. Schizophrenia Research. 2016. doi:10.1016/j.schres.2016.11.012. SUMMARY/ABSTRACT: Studies on the effect of child death on the mental wellbeing of women in low-
UC BERKELEY AUTHOR: Lee Riley DATE OF PUBLICATION: November 2016 REGION: San Paulo, Brazil REFERENCE: Rajan JV, Moura J, Gourley G, et al. Understanding the barriers to successful adoption and use of a mobile health information system in a community health center in São Paulo, Brazil: a cohort study. BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making. 2016;16:146. doi:10.1186/s12911-016-0385-1. SUMMARY/ABSTRACT: Mobile
UC BERKELEY AUTHOR: Luo-Pine Zhang DATE OF PUBLICATION: November 2016 REGION: China REFERENCE: Chen X, Zhang L, Huang J, et al. Long-term exposure to urban air pollution and lung cancer mortality: A 12-year cohort study in northern china. Science of The Total Environment. 2016;571:855–861. doi:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2016.07.064. SUMMARY/ABSTRACT: Cohort evidence that links long-term exposures to air pollution and mortality comes largely
UC BERKELEY AUTHOR: Lee W. Riley DATE OF PUBLICATION: November 2016 REGION: Brazil, South America REFERENCE: Rajan J, Moura J, Gourley G et al. Understanding the barriers to successful adoption and use of a mobile health information system in a community health center in São Paulo, Brazil: a cohort study. BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making. 2016;16(1). doi:10.1186/s12911-016-0385-1.
UC BERKELEY AUTHOR: Eva Harris, Magdela Montoya, Chunling Wang DATE OF PUBLICATION: October 2016 REGION: Nicaragua REFERENCE: Waggoner J, Balmaseda A, Gresh L et al. Homotypic Dengue Virus Reinfections in Nicaraguan Children. Journal of Infectious Diseases. 2016;214(7):986-993. doi:10.1093/infdis/jiw099. SUMMARY/ABSTRACT: Infection with any of the 4 related dengue virus serotypes (DENV-1-4) is thought to result in lifelong immunity to
UC BERKELEY AUTHORS: Craig Steinmaus, Jane Liaw, Allan H Smith, David C. Dauphine UCSF AUTHORS: John R Balmes,  Anthony Nardone DATE OF PUBLICATION: October 2016 REGION: Chile, South America REFERENCE: Steinmaus C, Ferreccio C, Acevedo J et al. High risks of lung disease associated with early-life and moderate lifetime arsenic exposure in northern Chile. Toxicology and Applied Pharmacology. 2016;313:10-15. doi:10.1016/j.taap.2016.10.006. SUMMARY/ABSTRACT: Arsenic in
UC BERKELEY AUTHOR: Lia Fernald DATE OF PUBLICATION: September 2016 REGION: Chile, South America REFERENCE: Kagawa RMC, Fernald LCH, Behrman JR. Weight Status and Behavioral Problems among Very Young Children in Chile. Chevrier J, ed. PLoS ONE. 2016;11(9):e0161380. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0161380. SUMMARY/ABSTRACT: Our objective was to explore the association between weight status and behavioral problems in children before school age. We examined whether
UC BERKELEY AUTHOR: Meiling Gao DATE OF PUBLICATION: September 2016 REGION: China REFERENCE: Wang J, Hang Ho S, Huang R et al. Characterization of parent and oxygenated-polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) in Xi’an, China during heating period: An investigation of spatial distribution and transformation. Chemosphere. 2016;159:367-377. doi:10.1016/j.chemosphere.2016.06.033. SUMMARY/ABSTRACT: Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) and its oxygenated derivatives (OPAHs) are toxins in
UC BERKELEY AUTHOR: Richard A. Gosselin DATE OF PUBLICATION: September 2016 REGION: Sierra Leone and Nepal REFERENCE: Stewart B, Kushner A, Kamara T et al. Backlog and burden of fractures in Sierra Leone and Nepal: Results from nationwide cluster randomized, population-based surveys. International Journal of Surgery. 2016;33:49-54. doi:10.1016/j.ijsu.2016.07.009. SUMMARY/ABSTRACT: The burden of injury is increasing worldwide; planning for
UC BERKELEY AUTHOR: John M. Colford DATE OF PUBLICATION: September 2016 REGION: Kenya, Africa REFERENCE: Pickering A, Arnold B, Dentz H, Colford J, Null C. Climate and Health Co-Benefits in Low-Income Countries: A Case Study of Carbon Financed Water Filters in Kenya and a Call for Independent Monitoring. Environmental Health Perspectives. 2016. doi:10.1289/ehp342. SUMMARY/ABSTRACT: The recent global climate agreement in Paris aims
UC BERKELEY AUTHOR: Peter W. Hunt, Jeffrey N. Martin DATE OF PUBLICATION: September 2016 REGION: Uganda, Africa REFERENCE: Bebell L, Siedner M, Musinguzi N et al. Trends in one-year cumulative incidence of death between 2005 and 2013 among patients initiating antiretroviral therapy in Uganda. International Journal of STD & AIDS. 2016. doi:10.1177/0956462416671431. SUMMARY/ABSTRACT: Recent ecological data demonstrate improving outcomes