Monthly Archives: June 2016


Comparison of 4.5-Year Outcomes of Bare-Metal and Zotarolimus-Eluting Stents in New York Issue

By |June 21st, 2016|Research Highlights|

Journal of Interventional Cardiology 29:3 Feng Qian*, Ye Zhong, Pornchanok Kheocha-On and Edward L. Hannan Background Both bare-metal stents (BMS; the first-generation coronary stent) and zotarolimus-eluting stents (ZES; a second-generation drug-eluting stent [DES]) have been widely utilized to treat coronary heart disease. However, the long-term comparative effectiveness of BMS and ZES remains unclear. The purpose [...]

Attitudes towards suicide in urban and rural China: a population based, cross-sectional study

By |June 21st, 2016|Research Highlights|

BMC Psychiatry Yaming Zou, Ricky Leung, Shao Lin*, Mingan Yang, Tao Lu, Xianyun Li, Jing Gu, Chun Hao, Guanghui Dong and Yuantao Hao Background: Suicide intervention programs have been guided by findings that attitude towards suicide and suicidal behavior may be causally linked. These findings also make it imperative to identify the factors that influence attitudes [...]

Importance of hereditary and selected environmental risk factors in the etiology of inflammatory breast cancer: a case-comparison study

By |June 21st, 2016|Research Highlights|

BNC Cancer Roxana Moslehi*, Elizabeth Freedman, Nur Zeinomar, Carmela Veneroso and Paul H. Levine Background: To assess the importance of heredity in the etiology of inflammatory breast cancer (IBC), we compared IBC patients to several carefully chosen comparison groups with respect to the prevalence of first-degree family history of breast cancer. Methods: IBC cases (n=141) [...]

Increasing the Power of Information to Lessen Childhood Injury

By |June 20th, 2016|News|

ALBANY, N.Y. (June 20, 2016) — A new study looks at how mothers gather information about childhood injuries — the leading cause of death for U.S. children. UAlbany health communication expert Jennifer Manganello, PhD, MPH, the paper’s lead author, says findings are designed to lead to improved dissemination of injury-prevention information to mothers. Read the [...]