HIV Positive and Pregnant: Contributing Factors and Outcomes

In order to uncover and explore the intersection of the structural, personal, and biological factors which affect the sexual and reproductive health of HIV-positive women, this research will be use a mixed-method approach by combining quantitative data collected through surveys…

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Benefits Package Methodology for Colombia

The International Health Systems Program within the Department of Global Health and Population is partnering with the Government of Colombia on this project intended to provide evidence based studies and reports to support the implementation of health reform in Colombia.…

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Environmental Agents and Reproductive Health

An important but understudied area in environmental health is the potential human health impact of modern chemical exposure. Among the 80,000 chemicals of modern life, a subset is hormonally active and may adversely affect reproductive health, specifically fertility, as well…

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Multi-vitamins, HAART and HIV/AIDS in Uganda

The objective of this study is to determine the efficacy of high-dose multivitamins for improving immunologic control as well as clinical outcomes related to disease, among HIV-positive Ugandans receiving HAART therapy. Highly active anti-retroviral therapy (HAART) has dramatically reduced disease…

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Novel Regulators of Bone Formation

Osteoporosis afflicts an estimated 10 million Americans over age 50 with 34 million Americans at risk and coupled with the aging of the American population leads to the predication that the rate of osteoporosis related fractures may triple by the…

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Health and Retirement Survey for India

This study prepares the way for increased scientific investigation of the economic, social, and biological determinants and consequences of population aging in India. Internationally harmonized data will be disseminated over the Internet to the global research community enabling further coordinated…

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