Marie-Noël Vercambre

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The objective of the present study was to determine the potential long-term impact of dietary habits on age-related decline among 4809 elderly women (born between 1925 and 1930) in the 'Etude Epidémiologique de Femmes de la Mutuelle Générale de l'Education Nationale' (E3N) study, a French epidemiological cohort. In 1993, an extensive diet history(More)
BACKGROUND Cardiovascular disease and vascular risk factors increase rates of cognitive impairment, but very little is known regarding prevention in this high-risk group. The heart-healthy Mediterranean-type dietary pattern may beneficially influence both vascular and cognitive outcomes. OBJECTIVES We examined the association between Mediterranean-style(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the performance of a French version of the modified Telephone Interview for Cognitive Status (F-TICS-m) in identifying cognitive decline among elderly women. METHODS All women aged 72-86 participating in the 'Etude Epidémiologique auprès de Femmes de l'Education Nationale' (E3N) cohort and living in or near Paris constituted the(More)
We examined the associations of intake of vegetables, legumes and fruit with all-cause and cause-specific mortality in a population with prevalent diabetes in Europe. A cohort of 10,449 participants with self-reported diabetes within the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition study was followed for a mean of 9 y. Intakes of vegetables,(More)
BACKGROUND Teachers, as professional voice users, are at particular risk of voice disorders. Among contributing factors, stress and psychological tension could play a role but epidemiological data on this problem are scarce. The aim of this study was to evaluate prevalence and cofactors of voice disorders among teachers in the French National Education(More)
BACKGROUND Limited information on the covariates of burnout syndrome in French teachers is available. The aim of this study was to evaluate the relative contributions of individual and contextual factors on the three burnout dimensions: emotional exhaustion, depersonalization, and reduced personal accomplishment. METHODS The source data come from an(More)
OBJECTIVES Using register-based insurance data, we aimed to evaluate health-related differences between respondents and nonrespondents in a mailed epidemiologic survey, with a particular focus on mental health. STUDY DESIGN AND SETTING In 2005, 19,406 adults covered by the national education system health insurance plan were sent a general health(More)
BACKGROUND Persons with vascular disorders are at higher risk of cognitive decline. OBJECTIVE To determine whether caffeine may be associated with cognitive decline reduction in elderly at high vascular risk. METHODS We included 2,475 women aged 65+ years in the Women's Antioxidant Cardiovascular Study, a randomized trial of antioxidants and B vitamins(More)
BACKGROUND Individuals with vascular disease or risk factors have substantially higher rates of cognitive decline, yet little is known about means of maintaining cognition in this group. METHODS We examined the relation between physical activity and cognitive decline in participants of the Women's Antioxidant Cardiovascular Study, a cohort of women with(More)
BACKGROUND The impact of occupational exposure to solvents on cognitive ageing remains unclear. We examined whether long-term occupational exposure is associated with poor cognitive performance in late midlife. METHODS Participants in the GAZEL cohort, set up in 1989, are employees of the French national electricity and gas company. Data on the working(More)