Liu Qing-xiu

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OBJECTIVE Less education is commonly viewed as an important risk factor for late life depression. However, this has still not been confirmed. The goal of this study was to determine the relationship between education and risk for depression among the old. METHOD MEDLINE, EMBASE, and The Cochrane Library database were used to identify potential studies.(More)
OBJECTIVE the goal of this study was to determine the relationship between health status, including self-rated health status and chronic disease, and risk for depression among the elderly. METHOD MEDLINE, EMBASE and The Cochrane Library Database were used to identify potential studies. The studies were classified into cross-sectional and longitudinal(More)
The association of antihypertensive medication use with cognitive decline (including mild cognitive impairment) or dementia (including Alzheimer's disease (AD), vascular dementia (VD) and any dementia) has still been an area of controversy. This study examined the association of antihypertensive medication use with cognitive decline or dementia using a(More)
OBJECTIVE To determine the effective components and the feasibility of collaborative care interventions (CCIs) in the treatment of depression in older patients. METHODS Systematic review of randomized controlled trials, in which CCIs were used to manage depression in patients aged 60 or older. RESULTS We identified 3 randomized controlled trials(More)
PURPOSE In this study, we explored the association between cognitive impairment and depression in the very elderly using a sample aged 90-108 years. METHODS A cross-sectional study. RESULTS The sample included 682 unrelated Chinese nonagenarians/centenarians (67.25% women, mean age of 93.49 years). The mean depression score (measured with the brief(More)
Compared with traditional verification method for structural correctness of model based on Petri net graph reduction, The method in text adds reduction methods for the general iterative structure and the adjacent structure. A method for converting the non-freely chosen WF-net model into the freely chosen WF-net model in equivalence is put forward, therefore(More)
OBJECTIVE We observed the function of hypothalamic-pituitary-thyroid axis in patients with Alzheimer disease (AD) using a case-control study. METHODS The case was a cohort that included 50 patients with AD. For each case subject, 1 control who was of similar age, sex, daily activities (scale of Lawton), sleep quality (Pittsburgh Sleep Quality Index), and(More)
BACKGROUND AND AIMS In previous studies, the Pro12Ala polymorphism in the peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor gamma 2 (PPAR-γ2) was shown to be associated with both lipid metabolism and longevity. We examined whether the polymorphism continued to be associated with abnormal levels of serum lipid/lipoprotein among elderly subjects (≥90 years). (More)
In the present study, we investigated whether polymorphism of ARNTL2 (BMAL2) gene rs2306074 T/C was associated with susceptibility of Alzheimer disease (AD) in Chinese population. A case–control method was employed in this study. 296 unrelated AD patients and 423 control subjects were recruited in current study. The prevalence of C carriers in BMAL2 gene(More)
OBJECTIVE Cigarette smoking has been confirmed as a factor influencing arterial blood pressure. In the present study, we studied whether cigarette smoking habits were still associated with arterial blood pressure among Chinese nonagenarians/centenarians. METHODS The present study analyzed data from a survey conducted on all residents aged 90 years or more(More)
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