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Vitamin D-binding protein and vitamin D status of black Americans and white Americans.
BACKGROUND Low levels of total 25-hydroxyvitamin D are common among black Americans. Vitamin D-binding protein has not been considered in the assessment of vitamin D deficiency. METHODS In theExpand
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Longitudinal Magnetic Resonance Imaging Studies of Older Adults: A Shrinking Brain
Age-related loss of brain tissue has been inferred from cross-sectional neuroimaging studies, but direct measurements of gray and white matter changes from longitudinal studies are lacking. WeExpand
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One-year age changes in MRI brain volumes in older adults.
Longitudinal studies indicate that declines in cognition and memory accelerate after age 70 years. The neuroanatomic and neurophysiologic underpinnings of cognitive change are unclear, as there isExpand
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Hearing loss and incident dementia.
OBJECTIVE To determine whether hearing loss is associated with incident all-cause dementia and Alzheimer disease (AD). DESIGN Prospective study of 639 individuals who underwent audiometric testingExpand
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AGEMAP: A Gene Expression Database for Aging in Mice
We present the AGEMAP (Atlas of Gene Expression in Mouse Aging Project) gene expression database, which is a resource that catalogs changes in gene expression as a function of age in mice. The AGEMAPExpand
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Hearing loss and cognition in the Baltimore Longitudinal Study of Aging.
OBJECTIVE To determine the relationship between hearing loss and cognitive function as assessed with a standardized neurocognitive battery. We hypothesized a priori that greater hearing loss isExpand
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Personality and obesity across the adult life span.
Personality traits contribute to health outcomes, in part through their association with major controllable risk factors, such as obesity. Body weight, in turn, reflects our behaviors and lifestyleExpand
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Intimate partner violence against adult women and its association with major depressive disorder, depressive symptoms and postpartum depression: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
To date, few systematic reviews of observational studies have been conducted to comprehensively evaluate the co-morbidity of intimate partner violence (IPV) and specific depression outcomes in women.Expand
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Longitudinal assessment of serum free testosterone concentration predicts memory performance and cognitive status in elderly men.
Circulating testosterone (T) levels have behavioral and neurological effects in both human and nonhuman species. Both T concentrations and neuropsychological function decrease substantially with ageExpand
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Age-specific incidence rates of Alzheimer’s disease
Objective: To estimate age-specific incidence rates of AD in the Baltimore Longitudinal Study of Aging (BLSA). Background: The BLSA is a volunteer cohort of normal subjects followed longitudinallyExpand
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