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Sleep-disordered breathing and cardiovascular disease: cross-sectional results of the Sleep Heart Health Study.
Disordered breathing during sleep is associated with acute, unfavorable effects on cardiovascular physiology, but few studies have examined its postulated association with cardiovascular diseaseExpand
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Predictors of sleep-disordered breathing in community-dwelling adults: the Sleep Heart Health Study.
BACKGROUND Sleep-disordered breathing (SDB) is common, but largely undiagnosed in the general population. Information on demographic patterns of SDB occurrence and its predictive factors in theExpand
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Prospective Study of Obstructive Sleep Apnea and Incident Coronary Heart Disease and Heart Failure: The Sleep Heart Health Study
Background— Clinic-based observational studies in men have reported that obstructive sleep apnea is associated with an increased incidence of coronary heart disease. The objective of this study wasExpand
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Association of nocturnal arrhythmias with sleep-disordered breathing: The Sleep Heart Health Study.
RATIONALE Sleep-disordered breathing recurrent intermittent hypoxia and sympathetic nervous system activity surges provide the milieu for cardiac arrhythmia development. OBJECTIVE We postulate thatExpand
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Associations of whole-grain, refined-grain, and fruit and vegetable consumption with risks of all-cause mortality and incident coronary artery disease and ischemic stroke: the Atherosclerosis Risk in
BACKGROUND Recent epidemiologic study results showed that subjects who had high intakes of whole-grain foods had lower risks of death and heart disease than did subjects who had low intakes. However,Expand
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Neighborhood environments and coronary heart disease: a multilevel analysis.
The authors investigated whether neighborhood socioeconomic characteristics are associated with coronary heart disease prevalence and risk factors, whether these associations persist after adjustmentExpand
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Sleep-Disordered Breathing and Mortality: A Prospective Cohort Study
In a cohort of 6,441 volunteers followed over an average of 8.2 years, Naresh Punjabi and colleagues find sleep-disordered breathing to be independently associated with mortality and identifyExpand
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Retinal vascular caliber, cardiovascular risk factors, and inflammation: the multi-ethnic study of atherosclerosis (MESA).
PURPOSE To describe the relationship of retinal arteriolar and venular caliber with cardiovascular risk factors, including inflammatory biomarkers, in a multiethnic population of whites, blacks,Expand
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Sleep-disordered breathing, glucose intolerance, and insulin resistance: the Sleep Heart Health Study.
Clinic-based studies suggest that sleep-disordered breathing (SDB) is associated with glucose intolerance and insulin resistance. However, in the available studies, researchers have not rigorouslyExpand
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Stroke incidence and survival among middle-aged adults: 9-year follow-up of the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) cohort.
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE Although stroke mortality rates in the United States are well documented, assessment of incidence rates and case fatality are less well studied. METHODS A cohort of 15 792Expand
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