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Gross motor coordination and weight status of Portuguese children aged 6–14 years
ConclusionsThese centile curves can be used as reference data in Portuguese children and youth, aged 6–14 years. Being overweight or obese was a major limitation in MC tests and, therefore, of the children's health‐ and performance‐related physical fitness. Am. J. Hum. Biol., 2015. © 2015 Wiley Periodicals, Inc. (Source: American Journal of Human Biology)
Source: American Journal of Human Biology - March 26, 2015 Category: Biology Authors: António M. Antunes, José A. Maia, Mikis D. Stasinopoulos, Élvio R. Gouveia, Martine A. Thomis, Johan A. Lefevre, Alexandra Q. Teixeira, Duarte L. Freitas Tags: Original Research Article Source Type: research

Meta‐analysis of Brazilian genetic admixture and comparison with other Latin America countries
ConclusionsAdmixture proportions vary greatly among Brazilian populations and also through Latin America. More studies in the Center‐West, North and NE regions are needed to capture a more complete picture of the genomic ancestry of Brazil. Am. J. Hum. Biol., 2015. © 2015 Wiley Periodicals, Inc. (Source: American Journal of Human Biology)
Source: American Journal of Human Biology - March 26, 2015 Category: Biology Authors: Ronald Rodrigues de Moura, Antonio Victor Campos Coelho, Valdir de Queiroz Balbino, Sergio Crovella, Lucas André Cavalcanti Brandão Tags: Original Research Article Source Type: research

Being born after your brother is not a disadvantage: Reproductive success does not depend on the sex of the preceding sibling
ConclusionsOur results suggest that potential immunological and nutritional disadvantages experienced during prenatal life by individuals born after male siblings do not have long‐lasting effects in modern, well‐nourished populations. Am. J. Hum. Biol., 2015. © 2015 Wiley Periodicals, Inc. (Source: American Journal of Human Biology)
Source: American Journal of Human Biology - March 25, 2015 Category: Biology Authors: Karolina Puskarczyk, Andrzej Galbarczyk, Magdalena Klimek, Ilona Nenko, Ludwik Odrzywołek, Grazyna Jasienska Tags: Short Report Source Type: research

Influence of physical activity on the association between the FTO variant rs9939609 and adiposity in young adults
ConclusionsThis study reveals interactions between rs9939609 and PA on obesity indices in Portuguese young adults, suggesting a change in the different body components (lean and fat mass) depending on the FTO genotypes. Am. J. Hum. Biol., 2015. © 2015 Wiley Periodicals, Inc. (Source: American Journal of Human Biology)
Source: American Journal of Human Biology - March 25, 2015 Category: Biology Authors: Magdalena Muc, Cristina Padez, Licínio Manco Tags: Short Report Source Type: research

Prevalence of metabolic syndrome in rural elderly of Asian Indian origin
ConclusionIt seems reasonable to argue that MS is considerably high in the rural elderly of Asian Indian origin and early intervention is warranted to avoid further escalation in cardiovascular disease. Am. J. Hum. Biol., 2015. © 2015 Wiley Periodicals, Inc. (Source: American Journal of Human Biology)
Source: American Journal of Human Biology - March 25, 2015 Category: Biology Authors: Tanmay Nag, Arnab Ghosh Tags: Short Report Source Type: research

The cobb collection: Current status and future research directions
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Source: American Journal of Human Biology - March 23, 2015 Category: Biology Authors: Fatimah L.C. Jackson Tags: Letter to editor Source Type: research

Physical strength and dance attractiveness: Further evidence for an association in men, but not in women
ConclusionsThe replication of previous research investigating relationships between dance attractiveness and physical strength in men corroborates the hypothesis that dance movements provide information about male quality. We argue that these relationships are interpretable in contexts of inter‐ and intra‐sexual selection. Am. J. Hum. Biol., 2015. © 2015 Wiley Periodicals, Inc. (Source: American Journal of Human Biology)
Source: American Journal of Human Biology - March 7, 2015 Category: Biology Authors: Bettina Weege, Michael N. Pham, Todd K. Shackelford, Bernhard Fink Tags: Short Report Source Type: research

Factors that discriminate age at menopause: A study of Bengali Hindu women of West Bengal
ConclusionWe concluded that reproductive factors discriminate the three different menopausal age groups for this study population. Am. J. Hum. Biol., 2015. © 2015 Wiley Periodicals, Inc. (Source: American Journal of Human Biology)
Source: American Journal of Human Biology - March 7, 2015 Category: Biology Authors: Doyel Dasgupta, Baidyanath Pal, Subha Ray Tags: Original Research Article Source Type: research

Short interpregnancy interval and low birth weight: A role of parity
ConclusionParity may modify the association between short birth spacing and LBW. Women with very short IPI and high parity may have a higher risk of having LBW infants than those with very short IPI but low parity. Am. J. Hum. Biol., 2015. © 2015 Wiley Periodicals, Inc. (Source: American Journal of Human Biology)
Source: American Journal of Human Biology - March 7, 2015 Category: Biology Authors: Anna Merklinger‐Gruchala, Grazyna Jasienska, Maria Kapiszewska Tags: Original Research Article Source Type: research

Two new β+‐thalassemia mutation [β ‐56 (G → C); HBBc. −106 G → C] and [β −83 (G → A); HBBc. −133 G → A] described among the Tunisian population
ConclusionsThe two newly described mutations lead to the β+‐thalassemia among Tunisian patients. The haplotype analysis and framework assignment have helped to identify the chromosomal background associated with these mutations, and determine their origin and spread. Am. J. Hum. Biol., 2015. © 2015 Wiley Periodicals, Inc. (Source: American Journal of Human Biology)
Source: American Journal of Human Biology - March 7, 2015 Category: Biology Authors: Kais Douzi, Imen Moumni, Amine Zorai, Maha Ben Mustapha, Ikbel Mosbahi Ben Mansour, Chaouachi Dorra, Abbes Salem Tags: Short Report Source Type: research

Secular trends in body height and body mass in 19‐year‐old polish men based on six national surveys from 1965 to 2010
ConclusionsThe trend of body size and stature increase within the Polish population, although decelerating, remained positive and steady during the last 45 years. No significant impact of the past half‐century's socioeconomic crises was observed in these measures of growth. We concluded that during the economic crises some effective mechanism protecting the living conditions of the children and youth were operating within the population. Am. J. Hum. Biol., 2015. © 2015 Wiley Periodicals, Inc. (Source: American Journal of Human Biology)
Source: American Journal of Human Biology - March 7, 2015 Category: Biology Authors: Halina Kołodziej, Monika łopuszańska, Anna Lipowicz, Alicja Szklarska, Tadeusz Bielicki Tags: Original Research Article Source Type: research

Disposable collection kit for rapid and reliable collection of saliva
ConclusionsThe disposable saliva collection kit allows accurate and repeatable collection of fixed amounts of whole saliva and does not interfere with subsequent measurements of salivary cortisol. The simple collection process, lack of elaborate specimen recovery steps, and the short turnaround time (<3 min) should render the kit attractive to test subjects and researchers alike. Am. J. Hum. Biol., 2015. © 2015 Wiley Periodicals, Inc. (Source: American Journal of Human Biology)
Source: American Journal of Human Biology - March 7, 2015 Category: Biology Authors: Masaki Yamaguchi, Yuki Tezuka, Kazunori Takeda, Vivek Shetty Tags: Short Report Source Type: research

Birth weight and the risk of overweight in young men born at term
Conclusions: There is a positive within‐family association between birth weight and the odds of overweight in young Norwegian men born at term. Am. J. Hum. Biol., 2015. © 2015 Wiley Periodicals, Inc. (Source: American Journal of Human Biology)
Source: American Journal of Human Biology - March 7, 2015 Category: Biology Authors: Willy Eriksen, Jon Martin Sundet, Kristian Tambs Tags: Original Research Article Source Type: research

5′ and 3′ β‐globin haplotypes in purepechas and Tarahumaras, two Mexican indigenous groups
ConclusionsThe 5′Hp analysis showed great variability in worldwide populations, including PUR and TAR, while 3′Hp frequencies were similar among indigenous Mexican and other populations with Asiatic origins. This suggests that 5′Hp exposes the microevolutionary process of each population and the 3′Hp establishes genetic relationships among populations. Am. J. Hum. Biol., 2015. © 2015 Wiley Periodicals, Inc. (Source: American Journal of Human Biology)
Source: American Journal of Human Biology - March 7, 2015 Category: Biology Authors: M. Casas‐castañeda, B. Ibarra, L.C. Rizo‐De La Torre, J.Y. Sánchez‐López, M.T. Magaña‐Torres Tags: Original Research Article Source Type: research

Perceived discrimination and markers of cardiovascular risk among low‐income African American youth
ConclusionsDiscrimination is a salient risk factor for inflammation and cardiovascular health. Early life course inflammation and cardiovascular reactivity are important candidate pathways through which the repeated exposure to discrimination for minority group members contributes to racial and economic health inequities in adulthood. Am. J. Hum. Biol., 2015. © 2015 Wiley Periodicals, Inc. (Source: American Journal of Human Biology)
Source: American Journal of Human Biology - March 7, 2015 Category: Biology Authors: Bridget J. Goosby, Sarah Malone, Elizabeth A. Richardson, Jacob E. Cheadle, Deadric T. Williams Tags: Original Research Article Source Type: research

The effects of sports participation on the development of left ventricular mass in adolescent boys
ConclusionsAmong healthy, male adolescents aged 11–15 years individual differences in growth and biological maturation influence growth of LVM. Subcutaneous adiposity and sports participation were not associated with greater LVM. Am. J. Hum. Biol., 2015. © 2015 Wiley Periodicals, Inc. (Source: American Journal of Human Biology)
Source: American Journal of Human Biology - March 7, 2015 Category: Biology Authors: João Valente‐Dos‐Santos, Manuel J. Coelho‐E‐Silva, Joaquim Castanheira, Aristides M. Machado‐Rodrigues, Edilson S. Cyrino, Lauren B. Sherar, Dale W. Esliger, Marije T. Elferink‐Gemser, Robert M. Malina Tags: Original Research Article Source Type: research

Developmental origins of flatter cortisol rhythms: socioeconomic status and adult cortisol activity
ConclusionInterventions focusing on the psychosocial stressors associated with economic deprivation during any period from infancy to adulthood may be helpful, but targeting interventions across multiple periods may have the greatest impact. Interventions aimed at improving economic conditions between infancy and early adulthood may have implications for long‐term changes in HPA axis functioning. Am. J. Hum. Biol., 2015. © 2015 Wiley Periodicals, Inc. (Source: American Journal of Human Biology)
Source: American Journal of Human Biology - March 7, 2015 Category: Biology Authors: Amy S. Desantis, Christopher W. Kuzawa, Emma K. Adam Tags: Original Research Article Source Type: research

Time trends in BMI, body fatness, and adiposity rebound among boys from Kraków (Poland) from 1983 to 2010
ConclusionsIn boys from 2010, AR occurs earlier than in boys from 1983. Changes in timing of AR cannot be explained only by changes in degree of body adiposity. Early AR could be a marker of the acceleration of development. Am. J. Hum. Biol., 2015. © 2015 Wiley Periodicals, Inc. (Source: American Journal of Human Biology)
Source: American Journal of Human Biology - March 6, 2015 Category: Biology Authors: MaŁgorzata Kowal, Łukasz Kryst, Agnieszka Woronkowicz, Janusz Brudecki, Jan Sobiecki Tags: Original Research Article Source Type: research

The first wave of the 1918 influenza pandemic among soldiers of the Canadian expeditionary force
ConclusionsThe CEF findings suggest that local, geographic heterogeneity characterized the first wave of the 1918 influenza pandemic in Canada and illustrate the ways in which well‐established, historical patterns of cross‐border social contact with the United States, coupled with the special conditions created by warfare, disproportionately funnelled influenza into particular regions. Identification of the mild first wave among soldiers in the CEF calls for more research on the civilian experience of both waves of influenza in Canada. Am. J. Hum. Biol., 2015. © 2015 Wiley Periodicals, Inc. (Source: American Journal of Human Biology)
Source: American Journal of Human Biology - March 4, 2015 Category: Biology Authors: Alex Rewegan, Kandace Bogaert, Melissa Yan, Alain Gagnon, D. ANN Herring Tags: Original Research Article Source Type: research

The physiological cost of reproduction for rich and poor across 65 countries
ConclusionThese findings show how the level of economic resources can systematically and profoundly shape a physiological tradeoff in reproduction, and can help account for past contradictory findings. More broadly, these results illustrate how integrating economic and energetic resources in a common framework can help clarify the apparently disparate weight‐related outcomes of fertility in different countries. Am. J. Hum. Biol., 2015. © 2015 Wiley Periodicals, Inc. (Source: American Journal of Human Biology)
Source: American Journal of Human Biology - March 4, 2015 Category: Biology Authors: Daniel J. Hruschka, Ashley Hagaman Tags: Original Research Article Source Type: research

Association study confirms the role of two OCA2 polymorphisms in normal skin pigmentation variation in East Asian populations
ConclusionsTwo nonsynonymous OCA2 polymorphisms (rs1800414 and rs74653330) are independently associated with normal skin pigmentation variation in East Asian populations and have very different frequency distributions in East Asia. Am. J. Hum. Biol., 2015. © 2015 Wiley Periodicals, Inc. (Source: American Journal of Human Biology)
Source: American Journal of Human Biology - March 4, 2015 Category: Biology Authors: Katherine Eaton, Melissa Edwards, S. Krithika, Gillian Cook, Heather Norton, Esteban J. Parra Tags: Original Research Article Source Type: research

Improving qPCR telomere length assays: Controlling for well position effects increases statistical power
ConclusionsFuture studies using block‐based thermocyclers should consider well position effects. Since additional information can be gleaned from well position corrections, rerunning analyses of previous results with well position correction could serve as an independent test of the validity of these results. Am. J. Hum. Biol., 2015. © 2015 Wiley Periodicals, Inc. (Source: American Journal of Human Biology)
Source: American Journal of Human Biology - March 4, 2015 Category: Biology Authors: Dan T.A. Eisenberg, Christopher W. Kuzawa, M. Geoffrey Hayes Tags: Original Research Article Source Type: research

Women who are married or living as married have higher salivary estradiol and progesterone than unmarried women
ConclusionsOur results indicate that ovarian steroid hormones may be higher among women who are married or living as married, and suggest several possible explanations, however, additional research is needed to elucidate any causal relationships. Am. J. Hum. Biol., 2015. © 2015 Wiley Periodicals, Inc. (Source: American Journal of Human Biology)
Source: American Journal of Human Biology - March 4, 2015 Category: Biology Authors: Emily S. Barrett, Van Tran, Sally W. Thurston, Hanne Frydenberg, Susan F. Lipson, Inger Thune, Peter T. Ellison Tags: Original Research Article Source Type: research

Sex differences in children with severe health conditions: Causes of admission and mortality in a Pediatric Intensive Care Unit
ConclusionsAlthough more boys were admitted to the PICU, a significantly higher number of girls died. Younger age and higher occurrence of nosocomial infection among girls could explain this finding. More frequent polytraumatic injuries in boys could reflect an increased exposure to risky activities and/or more careless behavior. Am. J. Hum. Biol., 2015. © 2015 Wiley Periodicals, Inc. (Source: American Journal of Human Biology)
Source: American Journal of Human Biology - March 3, 2015 Category: Biology Authors: Elisabeth Esteban, Esther Bujaldon, Mireia Esparza, Iolanda Jordan, María Esther Esteban Tags: Original Research Article Source Type: research

Traces of forgotten historical events in mountain communities in Central Italy: A genetic insight
ConclusionsThe samples highlight an overall European genetic pattern both for mtDNA and Y chromosome. Notwithstanding this scenario, Y chromosome haplogroup Q, a common paternal lineage in Central/Western Asia but almost Europe‐wide absent, was found, suggesting that Central Italy could have hosted a settlement from Anatolia that might be supported by cultural, topographic and genetic evidence. Am. J. Hum. Biol., 2015. © 2015 Wiley Periodicals, Inc. (Source: American Journal of Human Biology)
Source: American Journal of Human Biology - February 27, 2015 Category: Biology Authors: Francesco Messina, Andrea Finocchio, Mario Federico Rolfo, Flavio De Angelis, Cesare Rapone, Martina Coletta, Cristina Martínez‐Labarga, Gianfranco Biondi, Andrea Berti, Olga Rickards Tags: Original Research Article Source Type: research

Index
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Source: American Journal of Human Biology - February 26, 2015 Category: Biology Tags: Author/Session Index Source Type: research

Abstracts
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Source: American Journal of Human Biology - February 26, 2015 Category: Biology Tags: Abstracts Source Type: research

Meeting Program
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Source: American Journal of Human Biology - February 26, 2015 Category: Biology Tags: 40th Annual Meeting of the Human Biology Association, St. Louis, Missouri, March 25‐26, 2015 Source Type: research

Proceedings of the Human Biology Association 39th Annual Meeting, April 9–10, 2014, Hyatt Regency Calgary, Calgary, Canada
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Source: American Journal of Human Biology - February 26, 2015 Category: Biology Tags: Proceedings of the 2014 Human Biology Association 39th Annual Meeting, Calgary, Canada Source Type: research

The Cobb Collection: Current status and future research directions
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Source: American Journal of Human Biology - February 26, 2015 Category: Biology Authors: Fatimah L.C. Jackson Tags: Letter to the Editor Source Type: research

Issue Information
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Source: American Journal of Human Biology - February 26, 2015 Category: Biology Tags: Issue Information Source Type: research

Modern environments and human health: Revisiting the second epidemiological transition. Edited by Molly K. Zuckerman. 416 pp. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley‐Blackwell. 2014. $149.95 (cloth), $119.99 (e‐book).
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Source: American Journal of Human Biology - February 9, 2015 Category: Biology Authors: Britney Kyle McIlvaine Tags: Book Review Source Type: research

The collective spirit of aging across cultures. Edited by Halaevalu F. Ofahengaue Vakalahi, Gaynell M. Simpson, and Nancy Giunta. 286 pp. New York: Springer. 2014. $129.00 (Cloth), $99.00 (e‐book).
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Source: American Journal of Human Biology - February 9, 2015 Category: Biology Authors: Eric E. Griffith Tags: Book Review Source Type: research

Conceptual breakthroughs in evolutionary genetics: A brief history of shifting paradigms. By John Avise. 184 pp. Waltham, MA: Academic Press. 2014. $29.95 (paper).
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Source: American Journal of Human Biology - February 9, 2015 Category: Biology Authors: Noah D. Simons Tags: Book Review Source Type: research

Altitude effect on birth weight and prematurity in the Province of Catamarca (Argentina)
ConclusionsTo be female appears to be a benefit under conditions of prematurity and high altitude. The increased incidence of prematurity due to altitude increase may reflect an adaptive advantage of preterm birth under these conditions. Am. J. Hum. Biol., 2015. © 2015 Wiley Periodicals, Inc. (Source: American Journal of Human Biology)
Source: American Journal of Human Biology - January 20, 2015 Category: Biology Authors: Nieves Candelas, José Manuel Terán, Diego López Barbancho, María Cristina Díaz, Delia Beatriz Lomaglio, María Dolores Marrodán Tags: Original Research Article Source Type: research

Epigenetics for anthropologists: An introduction to methods
ABSTRACT The study of epigenetics, or chemical modifications to the genome that may alter gene expression, is a growing area of interest for social scientists. Anthropologists and human biologists are interested in epigenetics specifically, as it provides a potential link between the environment and the genome, as well as a new layer of complexity for the study of human biological variation. In pace with the rapid increase in interest in epigenetic research, the range of methods has greatly expanded over the past decade. The primary objective of this article is to provide an overview of the current methods for assaying DNA...
Source: American Journal of Human Biology - January 1, 2015 Category: Biology Authors: Amy Non, Zaneta Thayer Tags: Methods Series Source Type: research

Response to Jackson
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Source: American Journal of Human Biology - January 1, 2015 Category: Biology Authors: Rachel Watkins, Jennifer Muller Tags: Letter to the Editor Source Type: research

Natural hosts of SIV: Implications in AIDS. Edited by Aftab A. Ansari and Guido Silvestri. 385 pp. London: Elsevier. 2014. $150.00 (cloth or e‐book).
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Source: American Journal of Human Biology - January 1, 2015 Category: Biology Authors: Jessica F. Brinkworth Tags: Book Review Source Type: research

Is leg length a biomarker of early life conditions? Evidence from a historically short population
ConclusionsSmall sample sizes appear to drive the Negative Group's finding that leg length is not statistically significantly related to early life conditions. However, the magnitude of the relationship confirms the Negative Group's argument that leg length is not a more accurate biomarker of early life conditions than height. Am. J. Hum. Biol., 2015. © 2015 Wiley Periodicals, Inc. (Source: American Journal of Human Biology)
Source: American Journal of Human Biology - January 1, 2015 Category: Biology Authors: Kitae Sohn Tags: Original Research Article Source Type: research

Efficacy of thigh volume ratios assessed via stereovision body imaging as a predictor of visceral adipose tissue measured by magnetic resonance imaging
ConclusionsThe unique parameters of the volumes of thigh in relation to torso and abdomen‐hip, by SBI were highly effective in predicting visceral adipose tissue deposition. The SBI provided an efficient method for determining body size and shape in men and women via total and regional body volumes and ratios. Am. J. Hum. Biol., 2015. © 2015 Wiley Periodicals, Inc. (Source: American Journal of Human Biology)
Source: American Journal of Human Biology - January 1, 2015 Category: Biology Authors: Jane J. Lee, Jeanne H. Freeland‐Graves, M. Reese Pepper, Wurong Yu, Bugao Xu Tags: Original Research Article Source Type: research

Is human mating for height associated with fertility? Results from a british national cohort study
ConclusionsThe results did not provide any evidence that differential fertility was associated with spousal height difference after taking into account age, social class, education and region. Am. J. Hum. Biol., 2015. © 2015 Wiley Periodicals, Inc. (Source: American Journal of Human Biology)
Source: American Journal of Human Biology - January 1, 2015 Category: Biology Authors: Monika Krzyżanowska, C.G. Nicholas Mascie‐Taylor, Jean‐Christophe Thalabard Tags: Original Research Article Source Type: research

Intergenerational influences on the growth of Maya children: The effect of living conditions experienced by mothers and maternal grandmothers during their childhood
ConclusionsOur findings partially support the hypothesis that living conditions experienced by recent maternal ancestors (F1 and F2) during their growth period influence the growth of descendants (F3). Results suggest that LL is more sensitive to intergenerational influences than is total height and that the transition from a traditional rural lifestyle to urban conditions results in new exposures for risk in human physical growth. Am. J. Hum. Biol., 2015. © 2015 Wiley Periodicals, Inc. (Source: American Journal of Human Biology)
Source: American Journal of Human Biology - January 1, 2015 Category: Biology Authors: Hugo Azcorra, Federico Dickinson, Barry Bogin, Luis Rodríguez, Maria Inês Varela‐Silva Tags: Original Research Article Source Type: research

Ontogenetic changes in cranial vault thickness in a modern sample of Homo sapiens
ConclusionThe pattern of thickness arrangement is established early in ontogeny but CVT increases and changes in distribution until adolescence. Several factors may influence CVT, such as the brain, muscles, vessels, and sutures. Am. J. Hum. Biol., 2014. © 2014 Wiley Periodicals, Inc. (Source: American Journal of Human Biology)
Source: American Journal of Human Biology - December 25, 2014 Category: Biology Authors: Marisol Anzelmo, Fernando Ventrice, Jimena Barbeito‐Andrés, Héctor M. Pucciarelli, Marina L. Sardi Tags: Original Research Article Source Type: research

Dehydration among lactating mothers in the Amazon: A neglected problem
ConclusionsWomen living in hot‐humid rural environments with minimal access to clean water are at greater risk of dehydration when breastfeeding. Future research should examine lactating women longitudinally and assess whether chronic dehydration affects breast milk composition. Am. J. Hum. Biol., 2014. © 2014 Wiley Periodicals, Inc. (Source: American Journal of Human Biology)
Source: American Journal of Human Biology - December 23, 2014 Category: Biology Authors: Asher Rosinger Tags: Short Report Source Type: research

GSTM1, GSTP1, and GSTT1 genetic variability in Turkish and worldwide populations
ConclusionsThis study provides novel data about GSTM1 positive/null, GSTT1 positive/null, GSTP1*I105V, and GSTP1*A114V variants in the Turkish population, and other functional variants that may affect GSTM1, GSTT1, and GSTP1 functions among worldwide populations. This information can assist in the design of future genetic association studies investigating oxidative stress‐related diseases. Am. J. Hum. Biol., 2014. © 2014 Wiley Periodicals, Inc. (Source: American Journal of Human Biology)
Source: American Journal of Human Biology - December 16, 2014 Category: Biology Authors: Sefayet Karaca, Mehmet Karaca, Tomris Cesuroglu, Sema Erge, Renato Polimanti Tags: Original Research Article Source Type: research

Issue Information
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Source: American Journal of Human Biology - December 16, 2014 Category: Biology Tags: Issue Information Source Type: research

The mitochondrial DNA history of a former native American village in northern Uruguay
ConclusionsThe data support the existence of a relationship between the historic and present inhabitants of the extreme northwest Uruguay, with a strong contribution of Native Americans to the mitochondrial DNA diversity observed there. Am. J. Hum. Biol., 2014. © 2014 Wiley Periodicals, Inc. (Source: American Journal of Human Biology)
Source: American Journal of Human Biology - December 3, 2014 Category: Biology Authors: Mónica Sans, Pablo Mones, Gonzalo Figueiro, Isabel Barreto, Josefina M.B. Motti, Michael D. Coble, Claudio M. Bravi, Pedro C. Hidalgo Tags: Original Research Article Source Type: research

Early Life Conditions and Rapid Demographic Changes in the Developing World: Consequences for Older Adult Health. By Mary McEniry. 216 pp. Dordrecht, Netherlands: Springer Science and Business Media. 2014. $129.00 (cloth), $99.00 (e‐book).
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Source: American Journal of Human Biology - November 29, 2014 Category: Biology Authors: Douglas E. Crews, Anthony J. Lawson Tags: Book Reviews Source Type: research

The Drunken Monkey: Why We Drink and Abuse Alcohol. By Robert Dudley. 184 pp. Berkeley: University of California Press. 2014. $34.95 (cloth or e‐book).
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Source: American Journal of Human Biology - November 29, 2014 Category: Biology Authors: Roger J. Sullivan Tags: Book Review Source Type: research

Missing Microbes: How the Overuse of Antibiotics is Fueling our Modern Plagues. By Martin J. Blaser. 288 pp. New York: Henry Holt and Company. 2014. $28.00 (cloth), $16.00 (paper), $14.99 (e‐book).
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Source: American Journal of Human Biology - November 29, 2014 Category: Biology Authors: Gautam Dantas Tags: Book Review Source Type: research