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Chikungunya Virus Infection-associated Arthralgia in Adult Jamaicans Post-outbreak

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DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2018.090
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190-6
Synopsis: 
Chikungunya virus infection-associated arthralgia was determined in adult Jamaicans 8–12 months post-outbreak. Persistent and severe arthralgia occurred in 30.3% and 27.5% of the participants, respectively. Females had greater odds of persistent and severe pain. Severe joint pain was related to pre-existing arthritis.

ABSTRACT

Objective: To report demographic and self-reported clinical characteristics associated with persistent and severe arthralgia 8–12 months post-chikungunya virus (CHIKV) infection.

Accepted: 
05 Jun, 2018
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e-Published: 17 Sep, 2018

Associations between Marijuana Use and Sperm Quality in Jamaican Men: Implications for the Subfertile Male

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This study investigated the association of marijuana use with sperm parameters and reproductive history of subfertile men. Sperm motility was affected by reported quantity and frequency of marijuana use.
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e-Published: 19 Dec, 2017

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Associations between Marijuana Use and Sperm Quality in Jamaican Men: Implications for the Subfertile Male

Issue: 
DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2017.189
Pages: 
569-75
Synopsis: 
This study investigated the association of marijuana use with sperm parameters and reproductive history of subfertile men. Sperm motility was affected by reported quantity and frequency of marijuana use.

ABSTRACT

Objective: To evaluate the associations of frequency, quantity and duration of marijuana use with sperm parameters and reproductive histories of male non-smokers and chronic marijuana users.

Accepted: 
23 Oct, 2017
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e-Published: 26 Oct, 2017

Body Mass Index and Prostate Specific Antigen Levels in Jamaican Men

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316–21
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The relationship between serum PSA and BMI was examined in men referred to urology clinics in Jamaica. There was an inverse relationship between PSA and BMI among men with prostate cancer. Clinicians should take this relationship into account when interpreting patients’ PSA results.

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Objective: To investigate the relationship between body mass index (BMI) and prostate specific antigen (PSA) levels in Jamaican men.

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e-Published: 31 Jan, 2014
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