Volume 72 (2013)

Editorials

Preview of 2013 Kue Young

Guest Editorial

Original Research Articles

Food and water security issues in Russia II: Water security in general population of Russian Arctic, Siberia and Far East, 2000-2011 Alexey A. Dudarev, Eugenia V. Dushkina, Yuliya N. Sladkova, Pavel R. Alloyarov, Valeriy S. Chupakhin, Vitaliy M. Dorofeyey, Tatijana A. Kolesnikova, Kirill B. Fridman, Birgitta Evengård, Lena Maria Nilsson
Food and water security issues in Russia III: food- and waterborne diseases in the Russian Arctic, Siberia and the Far East, 2000-2011 Alexey A. Dudarev, Vitaliy M. Dorofeyey, Eugenia V. Dushkina, Pavel R. Alloyarov, Valery S. Chupakhin, Yuliya N. Sladkova, Tatjana A. Kolesnikova, Kirill B. Fridman, Lena Maria Nilsson, Birgitta Evengård
Incidence of Greenlandic stroke-survivors in Greenland: A 2-year cross-sectional study Karen Bjorn-Mortensen, Folmer Lynggaard, Michael Lynge Pedersen
Food and water security issues in Russia I: food security in the general population of the Russian Arctic, Siberia and the Far East, 2000-2011 Alexey A. Dudarev, Pavel R. Alloyarov, Valery S. Chupakhin, Eugenia V. Dushkina, Yuliya N. Sladkova, Vitaliy M. Dorofeyev, Tatijana A. Kolesnikova, Kirill B. Fridman, Lena Maria Nilsson, Birgitta Evengård
Human papillomavirus and oropharyngeal cancer in Greenland in 1994-2010 Magnus Balslev Avnstorp, Ramon Gordon Jensen, Emilie Garnæs, Marianne Hamilton Therkildsen, Bodil Norrild, Lena Specht, Christian von Buchwald, Preben Homøe
Ethnic differences in leptin and adiponectin levels between Greenlandic Inuit and Danish children Thor Munch-Andersen, Kaspar Sorensen, Niels-Jacob Aachmann-Andersen, Lise Aksglaede, Anders Juul, Jørn W. Helge
Telenovela: an innovative colorectal cancer screening health messaging tool Melany Cueva, Regina Kuhnley, Jozieta Slatton, Mark Dignan, Emily Underwood, Kate Landis
Polyunsaturated fatty acids and calcaneal ultrasound parameters among Inuit women from Nuuk (Greenland): a longitudinal study Alexandra-Cristina Paunescu, Pierre Ayotte, Éric Dewailly, Sylvie Dodin, Henning S. Pedersen, Gert Mulvad, Suzanne Côté
Evaluation of the acceptability of a CD-Rom as a health promotion tool for Inuit in Ottawa Kelly E. McShane, Janet K. Smylie, Paul D. Hastings, Conrad Prince, Tungasuvvingat Inuit Family Health Team, Connie Siedule
Examining DNA fingerprinting as an epidemiology tool in the tuberculosis program in the Northwest Territories, Canada Cheryl Case, Kami Kandola, Linda Chui, Vincent Li, Nancy Nix, Rhonda Johnson
Utilizing harmonization and common surveillance methods to consolidate 4 cohorts: the Western Alaska Tribal Collaborative for Health (WATCH) study Kathryn R. Koller, Abbie W. Wolfe, Jesse S. Metzger, Melissa A. Austin, Scarlett E. Hopkins, Cristiane Kaufmann, Stacey E. Jolly, Sven O.E. Ebbesson, Jason G. Umans, Barbara V. Howard, Bert B. Boyer
Hunger among Inuit children in Canada Leanne C. Findlay, Kellie A. Langlois, Dafna E. Kohen
Nanolitre real-time PCR detection of bacterial, parasitic, and viral agents from patients with diarrhoea in Nunavut, Canada David M. Goldfarb, Brent Dixon, Ioana Moldovan, Nicholas Barrowman, Kirsten Mattison, Chad Zentner, Maureen Baikie, Sabah Bidawid, Francis Chan, Robert Slinger
A psychological autopsy study of suicide among Inuit in Nunavut: methodological and ethical considerations, feasibility and acceptability Eduardo Chachamovich, Jack Haggarty, Margaret Cargo, Jack Hicks, Laurence J. Kirmayer, Gustavo Turecki
Environmental exposure as an independent risk factor of chronic bronchitis in northwest Russia Pentti Nieminen, Dmitry Panychev, Sergei Lyalyushkin, German Komarov, Alexander Nikanov, Mark Borisenko, Vuokko L. Kinnula, Tuula Toljamo
Type-specific prevalence of Human Papillomavirus in women screened for cervical cancer in Labrador, Canada Alberto Severini, Ying Jiang, Paul Brassard, Howard Morrison, Alain A. Demers, Elizabeth Oguntuase, Muna Al-Rushdi, Felicia Preston, Samuel Ratnam, Yang Mao
The HIV epidemic in Greenland - a slow spreading infection among adult heterosexual Greenlanders Karen Bjorn-Mortensen, Karin Ladefoged, Niels Obel, Marie Helleberg
Self-rated health among Greenlandic Inuit and Norwegian Sami adolescents: associated risk and protective correlates Anna Rita Spein, Cecilia Petrine Pedersen, Anne Cathrine Silviken, Marita Melhus, Siv Eli Kvernmo, Peter Bjerregaard
Suicidal expressions in young Swedish Sami, a cross-sectional study Lotta Omma, Mikael Sandlund, Lars Jacobsson
Clinical risk factors for osteoporosis are common among elderly people in Nuuk, Greenland Anna Jakobsen, Peter Laurberg, Peter Vestergaard, Stig Andersen

Short Communications

Dissertation Summaries

Clinical Case Reports

Severe vitamin D deficiency in 6 Canadian First Nation formula-fed infants Melissa L. Gross, Milton Tenenbein, Elizabeth A.C. Sellers

Public Health Practice

Future human health research directions for the Canadian Northern Contaminants Program Shawn G. Donaldson, Meredith S. Curren, Bryan Adlard, Jonathan Provost, Tara Leech, Constantine Tikhonov, Mark Feeley, Scott Tomlinson, Russel Shearer

History and Biography

Conference and Workshop Reports

Seminar report: approaching a collaborative research agenda for health systems performance in circumpolar regions Susan Chatwood, Jessica Bytautas, Anthea Darychuk, Peter Bjerregaard, Adalsteinn Brown, Donald Cole, Howard Hu, Micheal Jong, Malcolm King, Siv Kvernmo, Jeremy Veillard
Indicators of food and water security in an Arctic Health context - results from an international workshop discussion Lena Maria Nilsson, James Berner, Alexey A. Dudarev, Gert Mulvad, Jon Øyvind Odland, Alan J. Parkinson, Arja Rautio, Constantine Tikhonov, Birgitta Evengård
Burden and prevention of viral hepatitis in the Arctic region, Copenhagen, Denmark, 22-23 March 2012 David FitzSimons, Brian McMahon, Greet Hendrickx, Alex Vorsters, Pierre Van Damme

Special Issue: Arctic Health in Russia

Occupational accidents in Russia and the Russian Arctic Alexey A. Dudarev, Igor P. Karnachev, Jon Øyvind Odland
Occupational diseases in Murmansk oblast, 1980-2010 Alexey A. Dudarev, Liudmila V. Talykova, Jon Øyvind Odland
Health and society in Chukotka: an overview Alexey A. Dudarev, Valery S. Chupakhin, Jon Øyvind Odland
Cancer incidence and mortality in Chukotka, 1997-2010 Alexey A. Dudarev, Valery S. Chupakhin, Jon Øyvind Odland
Cancer mortality in the indigenous population of coastal Chukotka, 1961-1990 Alexey A. Dudarev, Valery S. Chupakhin, Jon Øyvind Odland

Book Notices

Book Notice Nunavut: A Health System Profile by Gregory P Marchildon and Renée Torgerson

Supplement 1, 2013

Proceedings of the 15th International Congress on Circumpolar Health Complete Supplement, incl Table of Contents
Survey of northern informal and formal mental health practitioners Linda O'Neill, Serena George, Stefanie Sebok
Prenatal alcohol exposure among Alaska Native/American Indian infants Burhan A. Khan, Renee F. Robinson, Julia J. Smith, Denise A. Dillard
Distance education for tobacco reduction with Inuit frontline health workers Rob Collins, Merryl Hammond, Catherine L. Carry, Dianne Kinnon, Joan Killulark, Janet Nevala
Smoking-related knowledge, attitudes, and behaviours among Alaska Native people: a population-based study Kristen Rohde, Myde Boles, Chris J. Bushore, Barbara A. Pizacani, Julie E. Maher, Erin Peterson
Informal and formal mental health: preliminary qualitative findings Linda O'Neill, Serena George, Corinne Koehn, Blythe Shepard
Discovering unique tobacco use patterns among Alaska Native people Julia A. Dilley, Erin Peterson, Vanessa Y. Hiratsuka, Kristen Rohde
High prevalence of medicine-induced attempted suicides among females in Nuuk, Greenland, 2008-2009 Lars Heymann Bloch, Gitte Hansen Drachmann, Michael Lynge Pedersen
Bridging Storytelling Traditions with Digital Technology Melany Cueva, Regina Kuhnley, Laura J. Revels, Katie Cueva, Mark Dignan, Anne P. Lanier
Experience with cochlear implants in Greenlanders with profound hearing loss living in Greenland Preben Homøe, Ture Andersen, Aksel Grøntved, Lone Percy-Smith, Michael Bille
Raised BMI cut-off for overweight in Greenland Inuit a review Stig Andersen, Karsten Fleischer Rex, Paneeraq Noahsen, Hans Christian Florian Sørensen, Gert Mulvad, Peter Laurberg
Cystatin C and lactoferrin concentrations in biological fluids as possible prognostic factors in eye tumor development Mariya A. Dikovskaya, Alexandr N. Trunov, Valeriy V. Chernykh, Tatyana A. Korolenko
HPV genotypes detected in cervical cancers from Alaska Native women, 19802007 Janet J. Kelly, Elizabeth R. Unger, Eileen F. Dunne, Neil Murphy, James Tiesinga, Kathy R. Koller, Amy Swango-Wilson, Dino Philemonof, Xay Lounmala, Lauri E. Markowitz, Martin Steinau, Thomas Hennessy
Preliminary analysis of immune activation in early onset type 2 diabetes Julia D. Rempel, Juliet Packiasamy, Heather J. Dean, Jonathon McGavock, Alyssa Janke, Mark Collister, Brandy Wicklow, Elizabeth A. C. Sellers
The influence of social support on risk of acute cardiovascular diseases in female population aged 25-64 in Russia Valery V. Gafarov, Dmitry O. Panov, Elena A. Gromova, Igor V. Gagulin, Almira V. Gafarova
Evaluation of serum procathepsin B, cystatin B and cystatin C as possible biomarkers of ovarian cancer Elena A. Gashenko, Valentina A. Lebedeva, Ivan V. Brak, Elena A. Tsykalenko, Galina V. Vinokurova, Tatyana A. Korolenko
Comparative analysis of clinical, electrocardiographic, angiographic and echocardiographic data of indigenous and non-indigenous residents of Yakutia with coronary artery atherosclerosis Natalya Vladimirovna Makharova, Michael Ivanovich Voevoda, Faina Fedorovna Lyutova, Irina Andreevna Pinigina, Vera Evstafievna Tarasova
The ethnic differences of stroke in Yakutia Sargylana A. Chugunova, Tatiana Ya. Nikolaeva
The influence of depression on risk development of acute cardiovascular diseases in the female population aged 25-64 in Russia Valery V. Gafarov, Dmitry O. Panov, Elena A. Gromova, Igor V. Gagulin, Almira V. Gafarova
Tribal implementation of a patientcentred medical home model in Alaska accompanied by decreased hospital use Janet M. Johnston, Julia J. Smith, Vanessa Y. Hiratsuka, Denise A. Dillard, Quenna N. Szafran, David L. Driscoll
The nature of nursing practice in rural and remote areas of Greenland Lise Hounsgaard, Anne Birgitte Jensen, Julie Præst Wilche, Ilone Dolmer
Alaska Dental Health Aide Program Sarah Shoffstall-Cone, Mary Williard
Animal source food intake and association with blood cholesterol, glycerophospholipids and sphingolipids in a northern Swedish population Wilmar Igl, Afaf Kamal-Eldin, Åsa Johansson, Gerhard Liebisch, Carsten Gnewuch, Gerd Schmitz, Ulf Gyllensten
‘‘What makes life good?’’ Developing a culturally grounded quality of life measure for Alaska Native college students Dinghy Kristine B. Sharma, Ellen D. S. Lopez, Deborah Mekiana, Alaina Ctibor, Charlene Church
The RISC research project: injury in First Nations communities in British Columbia, Canada M. Anne George, Rod McCormick, Chris E. Lalonde, Andrew Jin, Marianna Brussoni
Effects of increase in temperature and open water on transmigration and access to health care by the Nenets reindeer herders in northern Russia Philippe Amstislavski, Leonid Zubov, Herman Chen, Pietro Ceccato, Jean-Francois Pekel, Jeremy Weedon
Risk communication and trust in decision-maker action: a case study of the Giant Mine Remediation Plan Cynthia G. Jardine, Laura Banfield, S. Michelle Driedger, Christopher M. Furgal
Mortality trends among Alaska Native people: successes and challenges Peter Holck, Gretchen Ehrsam Day, Ellen Provost
Abusive head trauma among children in Alaska: a population-based assessment Jared Parrish, Cathy Baldwin-Johnson, Margaret Volz, Yvonne Goldsmith
Prevalence and sensitization of atopic allergy and coeliac disease in the Northern Sweden Population Health Study Stefan Enroth, Ingrid Dahlbom, Tony Hansson, Åsa Johansson, Ulf Gyllensten
The State of Alaska’s early experience with institutionalization of health impact assessment Paul J. Anderson, Sarah Yoder, Ed Fogels, Gary Krieger, Joseph McLaughlin
Pathway to Hope: an indigenous approach to healing child sexual abuse Diane Payne, Kimber Olson, Jared W. Parrish
Women’s perspectives on illness when being screened for cervical cancer Lise Hounsgaard, Mikaela Augustussen, Helle Møller, Stephen K. Bradley, Suzanne Møller
Prevalence of postpartum depression in Nuuk, Greenland a cross-sectional study using Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale Iben Motzfeldt, Sabina Andreasen, Amalia Lynge Pedersen, Michael Lynge Pedersen
Health status of Native people living in the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia) Tatiana Burtseva, Tatiana Uvarova, Maya Savvina, Viktor Shadrin, Sergei Avrusin, Vyacheslav Chasnyk
Molecular epidemiology of serotype 19A Streptococcus pneumoniae among invasive isolates from Alaska, 1986-2010 Karen Rudolph, M. G. Bruce, L. Bulkow, T. Zulz, A. Reasonover, M. Harker-Jones, D. Hurlburt, T. W. Hennessy
No evidence of increasing Haemophilus influenzae non-b infection in Australian Aboriginal children Robert I. Menzies, Peter Markey, Rowena Boyd, Ann P. Koehler, Peter B. McIntyre
Increasing trend in the rate of infectious disease hospitalisations among Alaska Native people Robert C. Holman, Thomas W. Hennessy, Dana L. Haberling, Laura S. Callinan, Rosalyn J. Singleton, John T. Redd, Claudia A. Steiner, Michael G. Bruce
Adherence and barriers to H. pylori treatment in Arctic Canada Megan Lefebvre, Hsiu-Ju Chang, Amy Morse, Sander Veldhuyzen van Zanten, Karen Jean Goodman, and CANHelp Working Group
The epidemiology of invasive disease due to Haemophilus influenzae serotype a in the Canadian North from 2000 to 2010 Jenny L. Rotondo, Lindsey Sherrard, Melissa Helferty, Raymond Tsang, Shalini Desai
Helicobacter pylori incidence and re-infection in the Aklavik H. pylori Project Sally Carraher, Hsiu-Ju Chang, Rachel Munday, Karen J. Goodman, CAN Help Working Group
The cost of lower respiratory tract infections hospital admissions in the Canadian Arctic Anna Banerji, Val Panzov, Joan Robinson, Michael Young, Kaspar Ng, Muhammad Mamdani
The epidemiology of invasive pneumococcal disease in the Canadian North from 1999 to 2010 Melissa Helferty, Jenny L. Rotondo, Irene Martin, Shalini Desai
Chlamydia screening practices among physicians and community nurses in Yukon, Canada Karolina Machalek, Brendan E. Hanley, Joy N. Kajiwara, Paula E. Pasquali, Cathy J. Stannard
Dietary intake of vitamin D in a northern Canadian Dene´ First Nation community Joyce Slater, Linda Larcombe, Chris Green, Caroline Slivinski, Matthew Singer, Lizette Denechezhe, Chris Whaley, Peter Nickerson, Pamela Orr
Addressing historic environmental exposures along the Alaska Highway Anna Godduhn, The Northway Health Study Team: Howard Fix, Jane Fix, Becky Gallen, Polly Hyslop, and Cherie Marunde, Lawrence Duffy
The antioxidant level of Alaska’s wild berries: high, higher and highest Roxie Rodgers Dinstel, Julie Cascio, Sonja Koukel
Collaborating toward improving food security in Nunavut Jennifer Wakegijig, Geraldine Osborne, Sara Statham, Michelle Doucette Issaluk
Vitamin D status in Greenland - dermal and dietary donations Stig Andersen, Anna Jakobsen, Hanne Lynge Rex, Folmer Lyngaard, Inge-Lise Kleist, Peder Kern, Peter Laurberg
Dietary intakes of energy and macronutrients by lactating women of different ethnic groups living in Yakutia Tatiana Burtseva, Irina Solodkova, Maya Savvina, Galina Dranaeva, Victor Shadrin, Sergei Avrusin, Elena Sinelnikova, Vyacheslav Chasnyk
Migration of persons between households in rural Alaska: considerations for study design Dana Bruden, Michael G. Bruce, Jay D. Wenger, Debby A. Hurlburt, Lisa R. Bulkow, Thomas W. Hennessy
Navigating the cultural geography of indigenous peoples’ attitude toward genetic research: the Ohana (family) heart project May Vawer, Patsy Kaina, Ann Leonard, Michael Ogata, Beth Blackburn, Malia Young, Todd B. Seto
The frequency of HLA alleles in a population of Inuit women of northern Quebec Stephanie Metcalfe, Michel Roger, Marie-Claude Faucher, François Coutlée, Eduardo L. Franco, Paul Brassard
Assessing the social and physical determinants of circumpolar population health David L. Driscoll, Bruce Dotterrer, Richard A. Brown II
Patient and provider perspectives on using telemedicine for chronic disease management among Native Hawaiian and Alaska Native people Vanessa Hiratsuka, Rebecca Delafield, Helene Starks, Adrian Jacques Ambrose, Marjorie Mala Mau
Circumpolar Inuit health systems Leanna Ellsworth, Annmaree O'Keeffe
Community-based participatory research projects and policy engagement to protect environmental health on St Lawrence Island, Alaska Pamela K. Miller, Viola Waghiyi, Gretchen Welfinger-Smith, Samuel Carter Byrne, Jane Kava, Jesse Gologergen, Lorraine Eckstein, Ronald Scrudato, Jeff Chiarenzelli, David O. Carpenter, Samarys Seguinot-Medina