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OBJECTIVE To determine if acetabular dysplasia increases the risk of incident hip osteoarthritis (OA) among elderly white women. METHODS Baseline and followup anteroposterior pelvic radiographs were obtained a mean of 8 years apart, and read for individual radiographic features (IRFs) of hip OA; summary grades (0-4) were then assigned based on the IRFs(More)
PURPOSE We sought to determine the frequency and types of prophylaxis for osteoporosis that were prescribed to outpatients who were receiving chronic glucocorticoid treatment and to identify the patient and provider characteristics that were associated with the use of prophylaxis. SUBJECTS AND METHODS We identified 215 adult outpatients at San Francisco(More)
OBJECTIVES The association between sleep duration and serum lipid profile in the middle-aged and the elderly is unclear. The aim of this study was to investigate and evaluate the relationships between sleep duration and levels of serum total cholesterol, low-density lipoprotein cholesterol, high-density lipoprotein cholesterol (HDL-C) and triglycerides in(More)
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