"North America" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
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The northern continent of the Western Hemisphere, extending northward from the Colombia-Panama border and including CENTRAL AMERICA, MEXICO, Caribbean area, the UNITED STATES, CANADA and GREENLAND. The term often refers more narrowly to MEXICO, continental UNITED STATES, AND CANADA.
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more general than "North America".
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more specific than "North America".
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Below are the most recent publications written about "North America" by people in Profiles.
The changing prevalence of anemia and risk factors in people with HIV in North America who have initiated ART, 2007-2017. AIDS. 2023 02 01; 37(2):287-298.
Associations of modern initial antiretroviral drug regimens with all-cause mortality in adults with HIV in Europe and North America: a cohort study. Lancet HIV. 2022 06; 9(6):e404-e413.
Do contemporary antiretrovirals increase the risk of end-stage liver disease? Signals from patients starting therapy in the North American AIDS Cohort Collaboration on Research and Design. Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf. 2022 02; 31(2):214-224.
Secular Trends in Breast Cancer Risk Among Women With HIV Initiating ART in North America. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2021 05 01; 87(1):663-670.
Life-Expectancy Disparities Among Adults With HIV in the United States and Canada: The Impact of a Reduction in Drug- and Alcohol-Related Deaths Using the Lives Saved Simulation Model. Am J Epidemiol. 2019 12 31; 188(12):2097-2109.
International variation in characteristics and clinical outcomes of patients with type 2 diabetes and heart failure: Insights from TECOS. Am Heart J. 2019 12; 218:57-65.
Cervical cancer risk in women living with HIV across four continents: A multicohort study. Int J Cancer. 2020 02 01; 146(3):601-609.
Determining Risk of Barrett's Esophagus and Esophageal Adenocarcinoma Based on Epidemiologic Factors and Genetic Variants. Gastroenterology. 2018 04; 154(5):1273-1281.e3.
Increased Risk of Myocardial Infarction in HIV-Infected Individuals in North America Compared With the General Population. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2017 08 15; 75(5):568-576.
Cancer-Attributable Mortality Among People With Treated Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection in North America. Clin Infect Dis. 2017 Aug 15; 65(4):636-643.