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Pilot study of resveratrol in older adults with impaired glucose tolerance.
BACKGROUND Resveratrol, a plant-derived polyphenol, has shown promising effects on insulin sensitivity and glucose tolerance in animal models and is also reported to have cardioprotective properties,Expand
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Transfusion guidelines for neonates and older children
This document updates the ‘Guideline for the Administration of Blood Products: Transfusion of Infants and Neonates’, published in 1994. In doing so it acknowledges changes in transfusion practiceExpand
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Impact of Adherence, Knowledge, and Quality of Life on Anticoagulation Control
BACKGROUND: Patients receiving chronic warfarin therapy who have poor anticoagulation control are at increased risk for adverse events. However, it is unknown how adherence to warfarin, patientExpand
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Excess risk of myocardial infarction in patients treated with antidepressant medications: association with use of tricyclic agents.
PURPOSE Several studies have found that depression and the use of antidepressant medications are associated with an increased risk of cardiovascular disease. We assessed the association between theExpand
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Trends of Elevated PTSD Risk in Firefighters Exposed to the World Trade Center Disaster: 2001–2005
Objectives. We identified trends in the prevalence of elevated posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) risk as determined by the Fire Department of the City of New York (FDNY)-modified PTSD Checklist inExpand
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Results of a Successful Telephonic Intervention to Improve Diabetes Control in Urban Adults
OBJECTIVE To compare the effectiveness of a telephonic and a print intervention over 1 year to improve diabetes control in low-income urban adults. RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS A randomized trial inExpand
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Longitudinal study of probable post-traumatic stress disorder in firefighters exposed to the World Trade Center disaster.
BACKGROUND Symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) have been reported even years after the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001 (9/11). METHODS We used screening tools to assess theExpand
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Pulmonary function after exposure to the World Trade Center collapse in the New York City Fire Department.
RATIONALE On September 11, 2001, the World Trade Center collapse created an enormous urban disaster site with high levels of airborne pollutants. First responders, rescue and recovery workers, andExpand
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Association of Obesity and Hypertension With Left Ventricular Geometry and Function in Children and Adolescents
Obesity, especially when complicated with hypertension, is associated with structural and functional cardiac changes. Recent studies have focused on the prognostic impact of the type of leftExpand
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Vascular Disease among Hospitalized Multiple Sclerosis Patients
Background: We examined the prevalence of cardiac and cerebrovascular disease among hospitalized patients with and without multiple sclerosis (MS). Methods: This study used the Statewide Planning andExpand
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