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Risk factors for oral HPV persistence and HPV-associated cancer
(Johns Hopkins University, 2016-03-14)
Background: Persistent human papillomavirus (HPV) infection is a well-known cause of cervical and anogenital cancers. In the past decade, oral HPV infection was established as a cause of oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma ...
Hepatitis E Virus in the Terai of Nepal: Community-Based Cohort Study of Pregnant Women in Sarlahi District and Investigation of the 2014 Outbreak in Biratnagar, Morang District
(Johns Hopkins University, 2016-07-28)
In South Asia, hepatitis E virus (HEV) is an important cause of morbidity and mortality and poses a special threat to pregnant women. However, the burden of both infection and illness in the Terai of Nepal have received ...
Evaluating Geographic Cancer Disparities in Baltimore City, Maryland
(Johns Hopkins University, 2016-04-04)
Research and policy continue to hold cancer as a top priority in the United States due to its public health burden. As the aging population increases, it is an issue that will likely continue to grow in scope. However, ...