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    • Cumulative Lead Exposure and Tooth Loss in Men: The Normative Aging Study 

      Arora, Manish; Weuve, Jennifer Lynn; Weisskopf, Marc G.; Sparrow, David; Nie, Huiling; Garcia, Raul I.; Hu, Howard (National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, 2009)
      Background: Individuals previously exposed to lead remain at risk because of endogenous release of lead stored in their skeletal compartments. However, it is not known if long-term cumulative lead exposure is a risk factor ...
    • The Cumulative Semantic Cost Does Not Reflect Lexical Selection By Competition 

      Navarrete, Eduardo; Mahon, Bradford Z.; Caramazza, Alfonso (Elsevier, 2010)
      The cumulative semantic cost describes a phenomenon in which picture naming latencies increase monotonically with each additional within-category item that is named in a sequence of pictures. Here we test whether the ...
    • Cumulative, additive benefits of memantine-donepezil combination over component monotherapies in moderate to severe Alzheimer’s dementia: a pooled area under the curve analysis 

      Atri, Alireza; Hendrix, Suzanne B; Pejović, Vojislav; Hofbauer, Robert K; Edwards, John; Molinuevo, José Luis; Graham, Stephen M (BioMed Central, 2015)
      Introduction: Treatment in moderate or severe Alzheimer’s disease (AD) often involves adding memantine to a cholinesterase-inhibitor (ChEI: donepezil, galantamine, rivastigmine). Evidence from six-month randomized trials ...
    • curatedOvarianData: clinically annotated data for the ovarian cancer transcriptome 

      Ganzfried, Benjamin Frederick; Riester, Markus; Haibe-Kains, Benjamin; Risch, Thomas; Tyekucheva, Svitlana; Jazic, Ina; Wang, Xin Victoria; Ahmadifar, Mahnaz; Birrer, Michael James; Parmigiani, Giovanni; Huttenhower, Curtis; Waldron, Levi D. (Oxford University Press, 2013)
      This article introduces a manually curated data collection for gene expression meta-analysis of patients with ovarian cancer and software for reproducible preparation of similar databases. This resource provides uniformly ...
    • Curbing adult student attrition: Evidence from a field experiment 

      Chande, Raj; Luca, Michael; Sanders, Michael; Soon, Xian‐Zhi; Borcan, Oana; Linos, Elizabeth; Linos, Elizabeth; Kirkman, Elspeth; Robinson, Sean (2015-04-06)
      Roughly 20% of adults in the OECD lack basic numeracy and literacy skills. In the UK, many colleges offer fully government subsidized adult education programs to improve these skills. Constructing a unique dataset consisting ...
    • Curcumin analogues as selective fluorescence imaging probes for brown adipose tissue and monitoring browning 

      Zhang, Xueli; Tian, Yanli; Zhang, Hongbin; Kavishwar, Amol; Lynes, Matthew; Brownell, Anna-Liisa; Sun, Hongbin; Tseng, Yu-Hua; Moore, Anna; Ran, Chongzhao (Nature Publishing Group, 2015)
      Manipulation of brown adipose tissue (BAT) and browning of white adipose tissue (WAT) can be promising new approaches to counter metabolic disorder diseases in humans. Imaging probes that could consistently monitor BAT ...
    • The Cure at a Crossroads: The Intersection of Ethics and Ambition in AIDS Research 

      Strom, Julie (2003)
      This paper explores the structure of the major code of ethics regarding human experimentation, the Nuremberg Code. The paper begins with an explanation of the modern ethical standards and how they were established. Following ...
    • Curieux, curieusement, curiosité 

      Blair, Ann M. (Presses Universitaires du Midi - Toulouse, 2003)
    • Curiosity Killed the Cat, but Makes Crowdwork Better 

      Law, Edith; Yin, Ming; Goh, Joslin; Chen, Kevin; Terry, Michael; Gajos, Krzysztof Z (2016)
      Crowdsourcing systems are designed to elicit help from humans to accomplish tasks that are still difficult for computers. How to motivate workers to stay longer and/or perform better in crowdsourcing systems is a critical ...
    • The Curley Effect: The Economics of Shaping the Electorate 

      Glaeser, Edward Ludwig; Shleifer, Andrei (Oxford University Press (OUP), 2005)
      James Michael Curley, a four-time mayor of Boston, used wasteful redistribution to his poor Irish constituents and incendiary rhetoric to encourage richer citizens to emigrate from Boston, thereby shaping the electorate ...
    • Currency Choice and Exchange Rate Pass-through 

      Gopinath, Gita; Itskhoki, Oleg; Rigobon, Roberto (American Economic Association, 2010)
      In the open economy macro literature with nominal rigidities, the currency in which goods are priced has important implications for optimal monetary and exchange rate policy and for exchange rate pass-through. We show, ...
    • Currency Crises and Monetary Policy in an Economy with Credit Constraints 

      Aghion, Philippe; Bacchetta, Philippe; Banerjee, Abhijit (Elsevier, 2001)
      This paper presents a simple model of currency crises which is driven by the interplay between the credit constraints of private domestic firms and the existence of nominal price rigidities. The possibility of multiple ...
    • Currency Crises: Is Central America Different? 

      Esquivel, Gerardo; Larrain, Felipe (Center for International Development at Harvard University, 1999-09)
      In a recent paper we analyzed the determinants of currency crises in a sample of 30 high and middle income countries (Esquivel and Larraín, 1998). In this work we focus on Central America and analyze whether the determinants ...
    • Currency Unions 

      Alesina, Alberto; Barro, Robert (MIT Press, 2002)
      Common currencies affect trading costs and, thereby, the amounts of trade, output, and consumption. From the perspective of monetary policy, the adoption of another country's currency trades off the benefits of commitment ...
    • Current approaches to cervical-cancer screening 

      Sawaya, George F.; Brown, Adalsteinn D.; Washington, A. Eugene; Garber, Alan M (Massachusetts Medical Society, 2001)
    • Current Chemotherapeutic Management of Patients with Gestational Trophoblastic Neoplasia 

      May, Taymaa; Goldstein, Donald Peter; Berkowitz, Ross Stuart (Hindawi Publishing Corporation, 2011)
      Gestational trophoblastic neoplasia (GTN) describes a heterogeneous group of interrelated lesions that arise from abnormal proliferation of placental trophoblasts. GTN lesions are histologically distinct, malignant lesions ...
    • Current dipole orientation and distribution of epileptiform activity correlates with cortical thinning in left mesiotemporal epilepsy 

      Reinsberger, Claus; Tanaka, Naoaki; Cole, Andrew J.; Lee, Jong Woo; Dworetzky, Barbara Ann; Bromfield, Edward B.; Hamiwka, Lorie; Bourgeois, Blaise F.D.; Golby, Alexandra Jacqueline; Madsen, Joseph Russell; Stufflebeam, Steven Marshall (Elsevier BV, 2010)
      To evaluate cortical architecture in mesial temporal lobe epilepsy (MTLE) with respect to electrophysiology, we analyze both magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and magnetoencephalography (MEG) in 19 patients with left MTLE. ...
    • The Current Distribution of Deformation in the Western Tien Shan from Block Models Constrained by Geodetic Data 

      Meade, Brendan J.; Hager, Bradford H. (Academy of Sciences of USSR, 2001)
      We interpret Global Positioning System measurements of interseismic deformation throughout the western Tien Shan in the context of a block model which accounts for important geologic features (faults) and physical processes ...
    • The Current Economic Crisis and the Welfare State 

      Hall, Peter A. (Bremen Zentrum für Sozialpolitik, Universität Bremen, 2010)
    • Current evidence and applications of photodynamic therapy in dermatology 

      Wan, Marilyn T; Lin, Jennifer Y (Dove Medical Press, 2014)
      In photodynamic therapy (PDT) a photosensitizer – a molecule that is activated by light – is administered and exposed to a light source. This leads both to destruction of cells targeted by the particular type of photosensitizer, ...