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Non-high-density lipoprotein cholesterol level as a predictor of cardiovascular disease mortality.
BACKGROUND Non-high-density lipoprotein cholesterol (non-HDL-C) contains all known and potential atherogenic lipid particles. Therefore, non-HDL-C level may be as good a potential predictor of riskExpand
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Effectiveness of Acupuncture as Adjunctive Therapy in Osteoarthritis of the Knee
Context Previous studies of acupuncture for osteoarthritis have had conflicting results. This may have occurred because most studies have included small samples, a limited number of treatmentExpand
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Pedestrian injuries and vehicle type in Maryland, 1995-1999.
Pedestrian deaths constitute the second largest category of motor vehicle deaths in the US. The present study examined how pedestrian injury is associated with vehicle type, while controlling forExpand
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Gender differences in burden and depression among informal caregivers of demented elders in the community
Earlier studies have yielded inconsistent findings regarding gender differences with respect to burden and depression among informal community caregivers of dementia patients.
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Effect of Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction in rheumatoid arthritis patients.
OBJECTIVE To assess the effect of a meditation training program, Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR), on depressive symptoms, psychological status, and disease activity in patients withExpand
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Impaired Insight in Alzheimer's Disease
We studied insight into illness in 41 patients with probable Alzheimer's disease. An impaired insight score was developed by measuring discrepancies between patient report and caregiver report onExpand
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Mindfulness intervention for child abuse survivors.
Twenty-seven adult survivors of childhood sexual abuse participated in a pilot study comprising an 8-week mindfulness meditation-based stress reduction (MBSR) program and daily home practice ofExpand
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A randomized trial of acupuncture as an adjunctive therapy in osteoarthritis of the knee.
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to investigate the efficacy of acupuncture as an adjunctive therapy to standard care for the relief of pain and dysfunction in elderly patients withExpand
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Uterine leiomyomas. Racial differences in severity, symptoms and age at diagnosis.
OBJECTIVE To investigate racial differences in the presence of leiomyomas, condition severity, associated symptoms and age at diagnosis between black and white hysterectomy patients. STUDY DESIGNExpand
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Hysterectomy and sexual functioning.
CONTEXT Women considering hysterectomy often are concerned about its potential effects on their sexual functioning but the effects of hysterectomy on sexual functioning remain unclear. OBJECTIVE ToExpand
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