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OBJECTIVE In people with coronary artery disease, the association between endocrine measures and fatigue is not well understood. We evaluated possible associations of fatigue and exercise capacity with function of adrenal axis and thyroid axis. METHODS Sixty-five men and 18 women (mean age 55 years) attending a rehabilitation program were examined using(More)
Evidence on the association between insomnia symptoms and mortality is limited and inconsistent. This study examined the association between insomnia symptoms and mortality in cohorts from three countries to show common and unique patterns. The Finnish cohort comprised 6605 employees of the City of Helsinki, aged 40-60 years at baseline in 2000-2002. The(More)
Recent publications on multidimensional scaling express contradicting opinion on multimodality of STRESS criterion. An example has been published with rigorously provable multimodality of STRESS. We present an example of data and the rigorous proof of multimodality of SSTRESS for this data. Some comments are included on widely accepted opinion that(More)
BACKGROUND Altered thyroid function and increased rates of N-terminal pro-B-Type natriuretic peptide (NT-pro-BNP) are highly prevalent in coronary artery disease (CAD) patients with heart failure, and are associated with unfavorable prognosis. This study was undertaken to examine the relationship and prognostic impact of thyroid hormones, inflammatory(More)
BACKGROUND The hypothesis that microbial infections may be linked to mental disorders has long been addressed for Borna disease virus (BDV), but clinical and epidemiological evidence remained inconsistent due to non-conformities in detection methods. BDV circulating immune complexes (CIC) were shown to exceed the prevalence of serum antibodies alone and to(More)
The goal was to find out the informative characteristics of heart rate variability (HRV) after the conversion of atrial fibrillation (AF) for prediction of maintenance of sinus rhythm (SR). HRV parameters were obtained in two ways: from Poincare plots and from spectral analysis. Sustained sinus rhythm patient group displayed significantly higher HRV with no(More)
The aim of the study was to investigate depressive mood in association with sociodemographic, behavioral, self-perceived health, and coronary artery disease (CAD) risk factors and sleep complaints among 35-74-year-old citizens of Palanga. MATERIAL AND METHODS. A representative sample of randomly selected 1602 persons, 600 men and 1002 women, was studied.(More)
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