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The effects of specific medical conditions on the functional limitations of elders in the Framingham Study.
OBJECTIVES The purpose of this study was to identify associations between specific medical conditions in the elderly and limitations in functional tasks; to compare risks of disability across medicalExpand
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Weight loss reduces the risk for symptomatic knee osteoarthritis in women. The Framingham Study.
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the effect of weight loss in preventing symptomatic knee osteoarthritis in women. DESIGN Cohort analytic study. SETTING The Framingham Study, based on a sample of a definedExpand
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The Role of Antioxidants for Initiation of Somatic Embryos with Conostephium pendulum (Ericaceae)
Using Conostephium pendulum as a 'model' species in the Ericaceae a study was instigated to investigate the role of oxidative stress on the embryogenic competency of the explant tissue and callus.Expand
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Somatic Embryogenesis for Mass Propagation of Ericaceae – A Case Study with Leucopogon verticillatus
An efficient three-phase culture has been developed for plant regeneration of Leucopogon verticillatus (R. Br.) (Ericaceae formerly Epacridaceae [Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 85 (1998): 531–553]) viaExpand
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The clinical and health status of patients with recent-onset rheumatoid arthritis.
This study was designed to document the clinical and health status of patients with recent-onset rheumatoid arthritis (RA). Three groups were studied: 108 patients who had had RA for greater than 1Expand
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Hypertension increases the risk of renal deterioration in systemic lupus erythematosus.
OBJECTIVE To assess the effect of hypertension on the development of renal functional deterioration, end stage renal disease and death in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE). METHODSExpand
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Thiazide diuretics and the risk of hip fracture. Results from the Framingham Study.
Thiazide diuretics may preserve bone mass and prevent elderly women's osteopenic fractures, but studies have not distinguished between thiazide preparations or examined former users. We performed aExpand
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The correlates of health perceptions in rheumatoid arthritis.
OBJECTIVE Although measures of health perceptions have been routinely incorporated into assessments of individuals with rheumatoid arthritis (RA), the relationships of other characteristics of theseExpand
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Composition and growth mechanism of anodic oxide on Hg(1−x)CdxTe
The composition of HgCdTe oxides obtained by anodization in a standard KOH/ethylene glycol solution has been determined by Rutherford backscattering spectroscopy for the first time. This technique isExpand
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