Farah H Mozaffar

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The authors explored the relation of body mass index (BMI; weight (kg)/height (m)(2)) and weight change to all-cause mortality in the elderly, using data from a large, population-based California cohort study, the Leisure World Cohort Study. They estimated relative risks of mortality associated with self-reported BMI at study entry, BMI at age 21 years, and(More)
OBJECTIVES To explore phenotypic differences between individuals with sporadic inclusion body myositis (sIBM) who are seropositive for the NT5c1A antibody compared with those who are seronegative. METHODS Cross-sectional clinical, serological and functional analysis in 25 consecutive participants with sIBM. RESULTS All participants met criteria for(More)
OBJECTIVE To examine the cross-sectional relationship between physical performance and dementia in the oldest old (those ≥ 90 years of age). DESIGN Cross-sectional study. SETTING The 90+ Study is a population-based, longitudinal, epidemiologic study of aging and dementia performed at the University of California, Irvine, from January 1, 2003, through(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the incidence and nature of neurological complications related to malignancy in a tertiary care hospital in Pakistan. METHODS A retrospective chart review was performed of patients with malignancy, having neurological symptoms, admitted to The Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi, Pakistan. RESULTS There were a total of 178(More)
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