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High-density lipoprotein cholesterol and cardiovascular disease. Four prospective American studies.
The British Regional Heart Study (BRHS) reported in 1986 that much of the inverse relation of high-density lipoprotein cholesterol (HDLC) and incidence of coronary heart disease was eliminated byExpand
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Risk Factors for Progression of Peripheral Arterial Disease in Large and Small Vessels
Background— Data on the natural history of peripheral arterial disease (PAD) are scarce and are focused primarily on clinical symptoms. Using noninvasive tests, we assessed the role of traditionalExpand
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Is systemic lupus erythematosus, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or fibromyalgia associated with Persian Gulf War service? An examination of Department of Defense hospitalization data.
Since the Persian Gulf War ended in 1991, veterans have reported diverse, unexplained symptoms. Some have wondered if their development of systemic lupus erythematosus, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis,Expand
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High-density lipoprotein cholesterol and coronary heart disease in hypercholesterolemic men: the Lipid Research Clinics Coronary Primary Prevention Trial.
Plasma levels of high-density lipoprotein cholesterol (HDL-C) at entry and subsequent changes from these baseline levels were inversely predictive of coronary heart disease (CHD) end points inExpand
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Factor analysis of self-reported symptoms: does it identify a Gulf War syndrome?
Active duty US Naval mobile construction battalion personnel (Seabees) were surveyed in 1994 for the presence of a variety of symptoms. Questions were drawn from the Hopkins Symptom Checklist andExpand
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Testicular Cancer and Persian Gulf War Service
We studied whether regular, active-duty servicemen deployed to the Persian Gulf War were at increased risk of testicular cancer compared with nondeployed Gulf War-era servicemen from August 1991Expand
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An Evaluation of Smoothed Classification Error- Rate Estimators
This article examines the properties of smoothed estimators of the probabilities of misclassification in linear discriminant analysis and compares them with those of the resubstitution,Expand
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The postwar hospitalization experience of U.S. veterans of the Persian Gulf War.
BACKGROUND Since the Persian Gulf War ended in 1991, many veterans of that conflict have reported diverse, unexplained symptoms. To evaluate the health of Gulf War veterans, we studied their postwarExpand
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The Relationship Between Weight Loss and All‐Cause Mortality in Older Men and Women With and Without Diabetes Mellitus: The Rancho Bernardo Study
OBJECTIVES: To examine the relationship between measured weight change over an approximate 10‐year time period on all‐cause mortality over the following 12 years in 1,801 community‐dwelling men andExpand
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Gulf War Veterans' Health Registries. Who is most likely to seek evaluation?
Since the Persian Gulf War ended in 1991, many veterans have sought medical evaluation in the Department of Veterans Affairs Persian Gulf Veterans' Health Registry (VA registry) or the Department ofExpand
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