N A Kovalkova

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AIM To examine the association between the basic indicators of external respiratory function (ERF) and cognitive impairments (CIs). MATERIALS AND METHODS The materials of a population-based cross-sectional study were used in the investigation; a representative sample consisted of 3818 men and women aged 45-69 years. Forced expiratory volume in the first(More)
AIM To study the incidence of respiratory symptoms and to reveal their associations with serum cotinine levels (SCL) in 25-45-year-old Novosibirsk dwellers. SUBJECTS AND METHODS The WHO respiratory symptom questionnaire and the ECRHS screening questionnaire were used for a population-based survey conducted in Novosibirsk to identify respiratory symptoms;(More)
AIM To study the prevalence of metabolic syndrome (MS) and its components in a 25-45-year-old Novosibirsk population. SUBJECTS AND METHODS The Novosibirsk Research Institute of Internal and Preventive Medicine conducted a cross-sectional population-based survey in one of the typical districts of Novosibirsk in 2013-2015. The survey covered 346 men and 408(More)
The lung provides not only respiration, but also the functioning of innate immunity mechanisms. The hydrophilic proteins SP-A and SP-D are responsible for the regulation of the latter. In the literature, there is evidence for elevated serum SP-A and SP-D levels in respiratory diseases accompanied by enhanced mucosal inflammation of the lung or its(More)
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