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The Consortium to Establish a Registry for Alzheimer's Disease (CERAD). Part I. Clinical and neuropsychological assesment of Alzheimer's disease
The Consortium to Establish a Registry for Alzheimer's Disease (CERAD) has developed brief, comprehensive, and reliable batteries of clinical and neuropsychological tests for assessment of patients… Expand
Association between obesity and psychiatric disorders in the US adult population.
- G. Simon, M. von Korff, +4 authors R. Kessler
- Psychology, Medicine
- Archives of general psychiatry
- 1 July 2006
BACKGROUND Epidemiologic data suggest an association between obesity and depression, but findings vary across studies and suggest a stronger relationship in women than men. OBJECTIVE To evaluate… Expand
Dementia and Alzheimer disease incidence: a prospective cohort study.
CONTEXT Age-specific incidence rates for dementia and Alzheimer disease (AD) are important for research and clinical practice. Incidence estimates for the United States are few and vary with the… Expand
Imaging the Surface of Altair
Spatially resolving the surfaces of nearby stars promises to advance our knowledge of stellar physics. Using optical long-baseline interferometry, we constructed a near-infrared image of the rapidly… Expand
Transfusion of plasma, platelets, and red blood cells in a 1:1:1 vs a 1:1:2 ratio and mortality in patients with severe trauma: the PROPPR randomized clinical trial.
IMPORTANCE Severely injured patients experiencing hemorrhagic shock often require massive transfusion. Earlier transfusion with higher blood product ratios (plasma, platelets, and red blood cells),… Expand
Observer variation in the diagnosis of dysplasia in Barrett's esophagus.
The potential value of biopsy surveillance of patients with Barrett's esophagus for dysplasia is diminished by a lack of agreement on the diagnostic criteria for dysplasia. In a preliminary consensus… Expand
The epidemiology of narcolepsy.
Much has been learned about the pathophysiology of narcolepsy over the last several decades. It is likely that hypocretin-producing cells in the lateral hypothalamus are selectively destroyed in… Expand
Differential Item Functioning Analysis With Ordinal Logistic Regression Techniques: DIFdetect and difwithpar
Introduction:We present an ordinal logistic regression model for identification of items with differential item functioning (DIF) and apply this model to a Mini-Mental State Examination (MMSE)… Expand
Hormonal exposures and the risk of intracranial meningioma in women: a population-based case-control study
BackgroundThe role of exogenous hormone exposures in the development of meningioma is unclear, but these exposures have been proposed as one hypothesis to explain the over-abundance of such tumors in… Expand
Prevention of antibiotic-associated diarrhea by Saccharomyces boulardii: a prospective study.
- C. Surawicz, G. Elmer, P. Speelman, L. Mcfarland, J. Chinn, G. van Belle
- 1 April 1989
Saccharomyces boulardii, a nonpathogenic yeast, has been widely used in Europe to prevent antibiotic-associated diarrhea (AAD). We performed a prospective double-blind controlled study to investigate… Expand