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Forecasting the global burden of Alzheimer’s disease
- R. Brookmeyer, E. Johnson, Kathryn Ziegler-Graham, H. Arrighi
- Alzheimer's & Dementia
- 1 July 2007
Our goal was to forecast the global burden of Alzheimer's disease and evaluate the potential impact of interventions that delay disease onset or progression.
Estimating the prevalence of limb loss in the United States: 2005 to 2050.
- Kathryn Ziegler-Graham, E. Mackenzie, P. Ephraim, T. Travison, R. Brookmeyer
- Archives of physical medicine and rehabilitation
- 1 March 2008
OBJECTIVE To estimate the current prevalence of limb loss in the United States and project the future prevalence to the year 2050. DESIGN Estimates were constructed using age-, sex-, and… Expand
Global epidemiology of HIV infection in men who have sex with men
Epidemics of HIV in men who have sex with men (MSM) continue to expand in most countries. We sought to understand the epidemiological drivers of the global epidemic in MSM and why it continues… Expand
Probability of HIV-1 transmission per coital act in monogamous, heterosexual, HIV-1-discordant couples in Rakai, Uganda
- R. Gray, M. Wawer, R. Brookmeyer, N. Sewankambo, The Rakai Project Team
- The Lancet
- 14 April 2001
BACKGROUND The probability of HIV-1 transmission per coital act in representative African populations is unknown. We aimed to calculate this probability overall, and to estimate how it is affected by… Expand
Estimation of HIV incidence in the United States.
CONTEXT Incidence of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) in the United States has not been directly measured. New assays that differentiate recent vs long-standing HIV infections allow improved… Expand
Projections of Alzheimer's disease in the United States and the public health impact of delaying disease onset.
OBJECTIVES The goal of this study was to project the future prevalence and incidence of Alzheimer's disease in the United States and the potential impact of interventions to delay disease onset. … Expand
Incubation periods of acute respiratory viral infections: a systematic review
- J. Lessler, Nicholas G. Reich, R. Brookmeyer, T. Perl, Kenrad E. Nelson, Derek A.T. Cummings
- The Lancet Infectious Diseases
- 22 April 2009
Summary Knowledge of the incubation period is essential in the investigation and control of infectious disease, but statements of incubation period are often poorly referenced, inconsistent, or… Expand
National estimates of the prevalence of Alzheimer’s disease in the United States
Several methods of estimating prevalence of dementia are presented in this article. For both Brookmeyer and the Chicago Health and Aging project (CHAP), the estimates of prevalence are derived… Expand
Age-specific incidence rates of Alzheimer’s disease
Objective: To estimate age-specific incidence rates of AD in the Baltimore Longitudinal Study of Aging (BLSA). Background: The BLSA is a volunteer cohort of normal subjects followed longitudinally… Expand
Factors influencing the age at natural menopause.
To examine sociodemographic, menstrual, reproductive, and other factors which may influence the age at natural menopause, the authors analyzed data from a large series of women participating in a… Expand