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1. Hidden healthcare populations: using intersectionality to theorise the experiences of LGBT+ people in Nigeria, Africa.

Minority population groups are often excluded or marginalised within health systems and in health research and policy. This article argues that theories of intersectionality can help us to understand these issues and develops the concept of 'hidden healthcare populations' - using the case of people ...

Author(s) : Sekoni, A. O.; Jolly, K.; Gale, N. K.

Publisher : Routledge, Abingdon, UK

Journal article : Global Public Health 2022 Vol.17 No.1 pp.134-149 ref.61

2. The half-life of maternal transplacental antibodies against diphtheria, tetanus, and pertussis in infants: an individual participant data meta-analysis.

Aim: There are few reliable estimates of the half-lives of maternal antibodies to the antigens found in the primary series vaccines. We aimed to calculate the half-lives of passively acquired diphtheria, tetanus and pertussis (DTP) antibodies in infants. We aimed to determine whether decay rates...

Author(s) : Oguti, B.; Asad Ali; Andrews, N.; Barug, D.; Duc Anh Dang; Halperin, S. A.; Thu Hoang HaThi; Holder, B.; Kampmann, B.; Kazi, A. M.; Langley, J. M.; Leuridan, E.; Madavan, N.; Maertens, K.; Maldonado, H.; Miller, E.; Munoz-Rivas, F. M.; Omer, S. B.; Pollard, A. J.; Rice, T. F.; Rots, N.; Sundaram, M. E.; Wanlapakorn, N.; Voysey, M.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Vaccine 2022 Vol.40 No.3 pp.450-458 ref.40

3. Research synthesis, HIV prevention response, and public health: CDC's HIV/AIDS prevention research synthesis project.

Objective: Research synthesis, through qualitative or quantitative systematic reviews, allows for integrating results of primary research to improve public health. We examined more than 2 decades of work in HIV prevention by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's (CDC's) HIV/AIDS...

Author(s) : Koenig, L. J.; Lyles, C. M.; Higa, D.; Mullins, M. M.; Sipe, T. A.

Publisher : Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA

Journal article : Public Health Reports 2022 Vol.137 No.1 pp.32-47 ref.133

4. Many but small HIV-1 non-B transmission chains in the Netherlands.

Objective: The aim of this study was to investigate introductions and spread of different HIV-1 subtypes in the Netherlands. Design: We identified distinct HIV-1 transmission chains in the Netherlands within the global epidemic context through viral phylogenetic analysis of partial HIV-1 polymerase ...

Author(s) : Bezemer, D.; Blenkinsop, A.; Hall, M.; Sighem, A. van; Cornelissen, M.; Wessels, E.; Kampen, J. van; Laar, T. van de; Reiss, P.; Fraser, C.; Ratmann, O.

Publisher : Wolters Kluwer (UK) Ltd, Kingston upon Thames, UK

Journal article : AIDS 2022 Vol.36 No.1 pp.83-94 ref.25

5. Expression, activity, and regulation of phosphorylating enzymes in tissues and cells relevant to HIV-1 sexual transmission.

Phosphorylating enzymes (PEs) are responsible for activating nucleoside/nucleotide reverse transcriptase inhibitors (NRTIs) such as tenofovir (TFV) and are critical for their conversion to obtain intracellular antiviral activity. However, there are limited data available regarding the expression of ...

Author(s) : Hu MinLu; Valicherla, G. R.; Zhou Tian; Hillier, S. L.; Rohan, L. C.

Publisher : Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., New Rochelle, USA

Journal article : AIDS Research and Human Retroviruses 2022 Vol.38 No.1 pp.22-32 ref.51

6. Informing the future of PrEP navigation: findings from a five-site cluster evaluation.

The PrEP (pre-exposure prophylaxis) Implementation, Data to Care and Evaluation (PrIDE) demonstration project funded 12 health departments (HD) (2016-2019) to scale up PrEP among sexual minorities at risk for HIV. Each health department (HD) conducted an evaluation of at least one local strategy,...

Author(s) : Salabarría-Peña, Y.; Douglas, C.; Brantley, M.; Johnson, A. K.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Evaluation and Program Planning 2022 Vol.90 ref.64

7. PrEP navigation continuum among men who have sex with men, trans women, and people with alternative gender identities in three California counties.

Strategies to reduce new HIV infections include pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP). Of the estimated over 221,000 Californians with an indication for PrEP, only 31,280 (14%) were currently taking the medication as of 2019. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Project PrIDE funds were used to...

Author(s) : Parrish, K. C.; Johnson, H. Z.; Williams, S. L.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Evaluation and Program Planning 2022 Vol.90 ref.10

8. Problematic use of the internet during the COVID-19 pandemic: good practices and mental health recommendations.

With the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic and the accelerated spread of the SARS-CoV-2 virus came jurisdictional limitations on mobility of citizens and distinct alterations in their daily routines. Confined to their homes, many people increased their overall internet use, with problematic use of the ...

Author(s) : Gjoneska, B.; Potenza, M. N.; Jones, J.; Corazza, O.; Hall, N.; Sales, C. M. D.; Grünblatt, E.; Martinotti, G.; Burkauskas, J.; Werling, A. M.; Walitza, S.; Zohar, J.; Menchón, J. M.; Király, O.; Chamberlain, S. R.; Fineberg, N. A.; Demetrovics, Z.

Publisher : Elsevier, New York, USA

Journal article : Comprehensive Psychiatry 2022 Vol.112

9. Is living in a region with high groundwater arsenic contamination associated with adverse reproductive health outcomes? An analysis using nationally representative data from India.

Background: Exposure to groundwater arsenic via drinking water is common in certain geographies, such as parts of India, and causes a range of negative health effects, potentially including adverse reproductive health outcomes. Methods: We conducted an ecological analysis of self-reported rates of...

Author(s) : Pinchoff, J.; Monseur, B.; Desai, S.; Koons, K.; Alvero, R.; Hindin, M. J.

Publisher : Elsevier GmbH, Munich, Germany

Journal article : International Journal of Hygiene and Environmental Health 2022 Vol.239 ref.32

10. Iodine and thyroid status during pregnancy and risk of stillbirth: a population-based nested case-control study.

Prior research suggests that severe iodine deficiency in pregnancy may be associated with stillbirth. However, the relationship between mild to moderate iodine insufficiency, which is prevalent even in developed countries, and risk of stillbirth is unclear. We thus examined associations of iodine...

Author(s) : Purdue-Smithe, A. C.; Männistö, T.; Reische, E.; Kannan, K.; Kim UnJung; Suvanto, E.; Surcel, H. M.; Gissler, M.; Mills, J. L.

Publisher : Wiley, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Maternal and Child Nutrition 2022 Vol.18 No.1 ref.33

11. Results of a cluster randomized trial testing the systems analysis and improvement approach to increase HIV testing in family planning clinics.

Objective: The aim of this study was to test an implementation strategy, the Systems Analysis and Improvement Approach (SAIA), to increase rates of HIV testing and counseling (HTC) in family planning clinics in Mombasa, Kenya. Design:: A cluster randomized trial. Methods: Twenty-four family...

Author(s) : Eastment, M. C.; Wanje, G.; Richardson, B. A.; Mwaringa, E.; Sherr, K.; Barnabas, R. V.; Perla, M.; Mandaliya, K.; Jaoko, W.; McClelland, R. S.

Publisher : Wolters Kluwer (UK) Ltd, Kingston upon Thames, UK

Journal article : AIDS 2022 Vol.36 No.2 pp.225-235 ref.23

12. Effects of case management on risky sexual behaviors and syphilis among HIV-infected men who have sex with men in China: a randomized controlled study.

Background: The prevalence of syphilis is very high in human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-positive men who have sex with men (MSM), and effective interventions are needed to educate HIV-positive individuals about behavioral and biological risk factors. Therefore, we developed a standard case...

Author(s) : Xie NianHua; Hu XueJiao; Yan Han; Ruan LianGuo; Liu Cong; Hu Rong; Ma HongFei; Luo YanHe; Liu Li; Wang Xia

Publisher : Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Philadelphia, USA

Journal article : Sexually Transmitted Diseases 2022 Vol.49 No.1 pp.22-28 ref.28

13. Evaluation of the online partner messaging service for sexually transmitted infections Let Them Know.

Background: There are limited data on the extent of use of online services that support partner notification for sexually transmitted infections. The online partner notification service Let Them Know was implemented in 2008 to support partner messaging for chlamydia in Australia. In 2010, the...

Author(s) : Htaik, K.; Fairley, C. K.; Bilardi, J. E.; Chow, E. P. F.; Ong, J. J.; Chen, M. Y.

Publisher : Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Philadelphia, USA

Journal article : Sexually Transmitted Diseases 2022 Vol.49 No.1 pp.12-14 ref.5

14. Evaluation of clinical, gram stain, and microbiological cure outcomes in men receiving azithromycin for acute nongonococcal urethritis: discordant cures are associated with Mycoplasma genitalium infection.

Background: In men with nongonococcal urethritis (NGU), clinicians and patients rely on clinical cure to guide the need for additional testing/treatment and when to resume sex, respectively; however, discordant clinical and microbiological cure outcomes do occur. How accurately clinical cure...

Author(s) : Toh, E.; Gao Xiang; Williams, J. A.; Batteiger, T. A.; Coss, L. A.; Lapradd, M.; Ren Jie; Geisler, W. M.; Xing Yue; Dong QunFeng; Nelson, D. E.; Jordan, S. J.

Publisher : Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Philadelphia, USA

Journal article : Sexually Transmitted Diseases 2022 Vol.49 No.1 pp.67-75 ref.27

15. Bridging the gap between pilot and scale-up: a model of antenatal testing for curable sexually transmitted infections from Botswana.

Background: Chlamydia trachomatis (CT) and Neisseria gonorrhoeae (NG) are common sexually transmitted infections (STIs) associated with adverse outcomes, yet most countries do not test and conduct syndromic management, which lacks sensitivity and specificity. Innovations allow for expanded STI...

Author(s) : Wynn, A.; Moucheraud, C.; Martin, N. K.; Morroni, C.; Ramogola-Masire, D.; Klausner, J. D.; Leibowitz, A.

Publisher : Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Philadelphia, USA

Journal article : Sexually Transmitted Diseases 2022 Vol.49 No.1 pp.59-66 ref.16

16. The association between serum level and genetic variation of IL-3 (rs40401) in recurrent abortion women infected with toxoplasmosis in Iraq.

Toxoplasmosis is one of the most infections during pregnancy transmitted from mother to child via the placenta and causes morbidity and mortality prenatally. IL-3 is a hematopoiesis enhancing factor and assist in the implantation embryo and placental growth. The objective of this study is to...

Author(s) : Noor, N. B.; Ahmed, N. S.; Saheb, E. J.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Cytokine 2022 Vol.149 ref.21

17. First identification of telomeric DNA sequences in Trichomonas vaginalis.

Trichomoniasis is the most common nonviral sexually transmitted disease; it is caused by Trichomonas vaginalis and seriously threatens human reproductive health. Telomeres are specialised DNA-protein complexes at the ends of chromosomes that have a protective function. The aim of the present study...

Author(s) : Ding He; Zhang Nan; Cao LiLi; Gong PengTao; Wang XiaoCen; Li Xin; Cheng ShuQin; Li JianHua; Zhang Xichen

Publisher : Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands

Journal article : Acta Tropica 2022 Vol.225 ref.38

18. The effect of phytoestrogens (Cimicifuga racemosa) in combination with clomiphene in ovulation induction in women with polycystic ovarian syndrome: a clinical trial study.

Objective: Phytoestrogens can be used as an alternative to clomiphene for ovulation induction in patients with polycystic ovarian (PCO). In this study, we evaluated the impact of phytoestrogens (Cimicifuga racimosa) in combination with clomiphene on the endometrium thickness and follicle number in...

Author(s) : Pourhoseini, S. A.; Mahmoudinia, M.; Najafi, M. N.; Kamyabi, F.

Publisher : Mashhad University of Medical Sciences, Mashhad, Iran

Journal article : Avicenna Journal of Phytomedicine (AJP) 2022 Vol.12 No.1 pp.8-15 ref.13

19. Cultural adaptation and validation of a measure of prejudice against men WHO have sex with men among healthcare providers in Western Kenya.

Sexual prejudice toward men who have sex with men (MSM) is a pressing concern in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA). Given the high HIV infection risk among this population, sexual prejudice perpetuated by healthcare providers, affects access to and willingness of MSM to seek HIV care services. However, data ...

Author(s) : Shangani, S.; Genberg, B.; Harrison, A.; Pellowski, J.; Wachira, J.; Naanyu, V.; Operario, D.

Publisher : Routledge, Abingdon, UK

Journal article : Global Public Health 2022 Vol.17 No.1 pp.150-164 ref.45

20. Quercetin-loaded on whey protein improves male fertility parameters and atherogenic indices of rats on a western-style diet.

The western-style diet, characterized by high fat-high fructose (HF/HFr) intake, induces alteration in spermatogenesis and testicular functions by atherogenic indices derangement and oxidative stress. The antioxidant properties of Quercetin (Quer) are proved; however, it has some adverse effects on ...

Author(s) : Mousavi, S. N.; Seyed Dorraji, M. S.; Pourmansouri, Z.; Mohammadian, M.; Chiti, H.; Moghaddam, N.; Hosseini, E.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Journal of Functional Foods 2022 Vol.88 ref.34

21. Concurrency measures in the era of temporal network epidemiology: a review.

Diseases spread over temporal networks of interaction events between individuals. Structures of these temporal networks hold the keys to understanding epidemic propagation. One early concept of the literature to aid in discussing these structures is concurrency-quantifying individuals' tendency to...

Author(s) : Masuda, N.; Miller, J. C.; Holme, P.

Publisher : The Royal Society, London, UK

Journal article : Journal of the Royal Society Interface 2021 Vol.18 No.179 ref.140

22. Concordance in spousal reports of current contraceptive use in India.

Couple-level reports of contraceptive use are important as wives and husbands may report their use differently. Using matched couple data (N = 63,060) from India's NFHS-4 (2015-16), this study examined concordance in spousal reports of current contraceptive use and its differentials. Reporting of...

Author(s) : Dipti Govil; Nidhi Khosla

Publisher : Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK

Journal article : Journal of Biosocial Science 2021 Vol.53 No.4 pp.606-622 ref.32

23. Systematic review and meta-analysis of female lifestyle factors and risk of recurrent pregnancy loss.

It is known that lifestyle factors affect sporadic miscarriage, but the extent of this on RPL (recurrent pregnancy loss) is less well known. A systematic review and meta-analysis was performed to assess the associations between lifestyle factors and RPL. Studies that analysed RPL in the context of...

Author(s) : Ng KaYing [Ng, K. Y. B.]; Cherian, G.; Kermack, A. J.; Bailey, S.; Macklon, N.; Sunkara, S. K.; Cheong Ying

Publisher : Nature Publishing Group, London, UK

Journal article : Scientific Reports 2021 Vol.11 No.3 ref.49

24. How do Pacific Island countries add up on contraception, abortion and reproductive coercion? Guidance from the Guttmacher report on investing in sexual and reproductive health.

The Guttmacher-Lancet Commission report on Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights called for the acceleration of progress to achieve SRHR that is essential for sustainable development. To integrate the essential services defined in this report into universal health coverage in the 11 sovereign...

Author(s) : Dawson, A.; Ekeroma, A.; Wilson, D.; Noovao-Hill, A.; Panisi, L.; Takala, B.; Black, K.; Bateson, D.

Publisher : BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK

Journal article : Reproductive Health 2021 Vol.18 No.68 pp.(25 March 2021) ref.52

25. North Korean women's reproductive health experience.

Objectives(s): The purpose of this study was to explore the experiences of women's reproductive health in North Korea through statements from North Korean female refugees. Design and Sample: A qualitative phenomenological study was conducted using Colaizzi's methods. Through purposive and snowball...

Author(s) : Han JungJin; Jin Seung

Publisher : Wiley, Boston, USA

Journal article : Public Health Nursing 2021 Vol.38 No.5 pp.751-759