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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 patientsExpand
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Association between obesity and psychiatric disorders in the US adult population.
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 evaluateExpand
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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 theExpand
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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 rapidlyExpand
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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
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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 consensusExpand
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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 inExpand
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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
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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 inExpand
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Prevention of antibiotic-associated diarrhea by Saccharomyces boulardii: a prospective study.
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 investigateExpand
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