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Arsenic and Chronic Kidney Disease in the Strong Heart Study
(Johns Hopkins University, 2014-10-09)
Arsenic is a worldwide public health problem that affects tens of millions of people. Arsenic has several well-known adverse health effects, but less is known about the role of arsenic in the development of chronic kidney ...
Evaluation of Prostate Specific Antigen (PSA) Kinetics in Prediction of Prostate Cancer Progression
(Johns Hopkins University, 2014-04-25)
Purpose Serum prostate specific antigen (PSA) showed unfavorable accuracy to predict prostate cancer progression. With development of multidisciplinary medical science and impending need, the rate of serum PSA change “PSA ...
Emerging Non-Hereditary Risk Factors for Stroke
(Johns Hopkins University, 2014-04-04)
Stroke is a leading cause of death and disability globally. The vast majority of all strokes occur in low- and middle-income countries, where data are least available to guide clinical decision-making and health policy. ...