Jim Becker

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OBJECTIVE To determine whether and to what extent alcohol consumption increases the risk of injury. DESIGN The case-crossover study is a new research design for assessing rare acute events (such as trauma) in relation to intermittent exposures (such as alcohol use) that have transient effects. All interviewed patients serve as their own controls, and the(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate alterations in cerebral blood flow (CBF) using arterial spin-labeled MRI in autosomal dominant Alzheimer disease (ADAD) mutation carriers (MCs) in relation to cerebral amyloid and compared with age-matched healthy controls. BACKGROUND Recent work has identified alterations in CBF in elderly subjects with mild cognitive impairment and(More)
Smoking is a potential risk factor for age-related cognitive decline. To date, no study has examined the association between smoking and cognitive decline in men living with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). The aim of this present study is to examine whether smoking status and severity in midlife is associated with a rate of decline in cognitive(More)
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