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Kurugol Zafer - - 2011
The seroprevalence study was conducted in order to determine the current seroepidemiology hepatitis A in Izmir, Turkey and to evaluate the epidemiological shift in HAV serostatus. Blood samples collected from 595 subjects aged 1-60 years were analyzed for anti-HAV IgG antibodies. The current study results were compared with those of ...
Molina M - - 2011
To examine the seroprevalence of herpes simplex virus type 2 (HSV-2) among Hispanics in the USA, we used the cross-sectional, nationally representative National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey to compare the seroprevalence of HSV-2 between Hispanic persons of Mexican heritage and non-Mexican heritage aged 14-44 years, from survey years 2007-2008. ...
Leavy Stanley A - - 2011
A long-retired psychoanalyst considers his old age and bereavement and the brief span of life remaining. The greater imminence of death now than at any earlier time in life calls for more than currently available satisfactions, however rewarding they may be. Seeing life as a whole is now a possibility, ...
Yavuz Cavit Işık - - 2011
This study aimed to examine the extent of death and injuries among the 0-17 years of age group recorded in the official road traffic injury statistics. This is a record-based study covering a 5-year-period (2003-2007) using the annual records of national road traffic injury statistics in Turkey. The 0-17 age ...
Cockrill Jennifer A - - 2011
Overall annual incidence rates of herpes zoster (shingles) among U.S. military members increased steadily from 2000 (1.40 per 1,000 person-years) to 2010 (2.38 per 1,000 person-years). Incidence rates were higher among females than males and increased with age. Higher rates during the summer than other seasons may be explained by ...
Vilibic-Cavlek Tatjana - - 2011
Abstract Background: Herpes simplex virus (HSV) infections are caused by 2 types of virus, HSV-1 and HSV-2. Both viruses are endemic worldwide. There are marked variations in the seroprevalences of HSV-1 and HSV-2 in Europe. The aim of this study was to determine the seroprevalence of HSV infections in Croatia. ...
Thomas Mathew - - 2011
Background: Sudden deaths of young competitive athletes are highly visible events that have a substantial effect on families and communities. Recent attention has focused predominantly on cardiovascular causes, and less on traumatic organ damage. Objective: To define the clinical profile, epidemiology, and frequency of trauma-related deaths in young US athletes. ...
Delgermaa Vanya - - 2011
To carry out a descriptive analysis of mesothelioma deaths reported worldwide between 1994 and 2008. We extracted data on mesothelioma deaths reported to the World Health Organization mortality database since 1994, when the disease was first recorded. We also sought information from other English-language sources. Crude and age-adjusted mortality rates ...
Gorzoni Milton Luiz - - 2011
OBJECTIVE: To define the causes of death in a nursing home population. METHODS: The study selected a 508-bed nursing home with standard medical records, regular meetings concerning death certificates and 12 medical doctors in charge of supervising or issuing death certificates. The procedure standard (2006 death certificates) was considered consistent ...
Meisler R - - 2011
Trauma death has traditionally been described as primarily occurring in young men exposed to penetrating trauma or road traffic accidents. The epidemiology of trauma fatalities in Europe may change as a result of the increasing proportion of elderly patients. The goal of this study was to describe age-related differences in ...
Kristensen Petter - - 2012
Road traffic injury is a major cause of death among youths. To estimate mortality differences in family socioeconomic position (SEP) and municipal disadvantage level. Data on all Norwegians born in 1967-76, gathered from national registries, were linked by a unique national identification number. The 611 654 participants were followed-up for 5 ...
Lee Hyunju - - 2011
This study aimed to assess the immune status of the Korean population against hepatitis A virus (HAV). Residual serum samples from 2008 to 2010 were collected from diagnostic laboratories and a total of 1,872 samples were analyzed. Anti-HAV seroprevalence was 57.3% in subjects aged 1-4 yr, 69.8% at 5-9 yr ...
Kumar A G Vijay - - 2011
The young are the most common victims of trauma and trauma is the leading cause of death in the first four decades of life. Injury accounts for more than 50% of deaths in children and is the third leading cause of death after cancer and atherosclerosis in all age groups. ...
Zhang Wenyi - - 2011
Two concepts are often currently applied to selenium in adult men in the United States: In contrast to these concepts, 30 healthy middle-aged men were studied to test the following hypothesis: 6-week supplementation of 200 μg of selenium as glycinate can raise activities of 2 blood selenium enzymes and lower ...
White Jessica A - - 2011
Rhesus rhadinovirus (RRV) and retroperitoneal fibromatosis herpesvirus (RFHV), 2 closely related γ2 herpesviruses, are endemic in breeding populations of rhesus macaques at our institution. We previously reported significantly different prevalence levels, suggesting the transmission dynamics of RRV and RFHV differ with regard to viral shedding and infectivity. We designed a ...
El-Sheikh Mona - - 2011
Trajectories of delinquency symptoms across middle and late childhood were examined through latent growth modeling, with a focus on the role of interactions among parental marital conflict, child sex, and multiple indices (baseline, reactivity) of either parasympathetic nervous system activity, indexed by respiratory sinus arrhythmia (RSA), or sympathetic nervous system ...
Emir Uzay E - - 2011
In this study, ascorbate (Asc) and glutathione (GSH) concentrations were quantified noninvasively using double-edited (1)H MRS at 4 T in the occipital cortex of healthy young [age (mean ± standard deviation) = 20.4 ± 1.4 years] and elderly (age = 76.6 ± 6.1 years) human subjects. Elderly subjects had a lower GSH concentration than younger subjects (p < 0.05). The Asc concentration ...
Goldstein Joshua R - - 2011
Some 20 years after reunification, the contrast between East and West Germany offers a natural experiment for studying the degree of persistence of Communist-era family patterns, the effects of economic change, and fertility postponement. After reunification, period fertility rates plummeted in the former East Germany to record low levels. Since ...
Afridi Hassan Imran - - 2011
The aim of present study was to compare the level of arsenic (As), cadmium (Cd), lead (Pb), and nickel (Ni) in biological samples (serum, blood, urine, and scalp hair) of patients suffering from different viral hepatitis (A, B, C, D, and E; n = 521) of both genders, age range ...
Berookhim Boback M - - 2011
Erectile dysfunction (ED) is a common condition in aging men, with a prevalence of 52% in men aged 40 to 70 years. It is frequently associated with several comorbid conditions, including cardiovascular disease, lower urinary tract symptoms, and testosterone deficiency. These conditions often have major consequences on the quality of ...
Beharry A - - 2011
To determine the proportion of deaths due to confirmed myocardial infarction (CMI) and the aetiology of sudden death at the Port-of-Spain General Hospital (A&E) department for January to June 2008. This retrospective study utilized the death register to determine the number of A&E deaths for the study period. Patients dying ...
Vaupel James W - - 2011
To determine the contribution of progress in averting premature deaths to the increase in life expectancy and the decline in lifespan variation. International comparison of national life table data from the Human Mortality Database. 40 developed countries and regions, 1840-2009. Men and women of all ages. We use two summary ...
Plewka Andrzej - - 2011
We studied uterine myomas originating from females of reproductive age and from females of perimenopausal age. Uterine myomas represent benign tumors of the myometrium, and they develop frequently in women of reproductive age. The frequency of uterine myomas increases with age until women reach the menopause. The study included patients ...
Viso Eloy - - 2011
To investigate the relationship of meibomian gland dysfunction (MGD) and other prevalent ocular diseases with dry eye (DE) in a general adult population. An age-stratified random sample of 1155 subjects aged ≥40 years was selected in O Salnés, Spain. From 937 eligible subjects, 654 (69.8%) participated (mean age (SD): 63.6 ...
Branco Luis M - - 2011
Lassa fever (LF) is a devastating hemorrhagic viral disease that is endemic to West Africa and responsible for thousands of human deaths each year. Analysis of humoral immune responses (IgM and IgG) by antibody-capture ELISA (Ab-capture ELISA) and Lassa virus (LASV) viremia by antigen-capture ELISA (Ag-capture ELISA) in suspected patients ...
Wolkewitz Martin - - 2011
To test the "27 club" hypothesis that famous musicians are at an increased risk of death at age 27. Design Cohort study using survival analysis with age as a time dependent exposure. Comparison was primarily made within musicians, and secondarily relative to the general UK population. The popular music scene ...
Omland Lars Haukali - - 2011
The increased mortality in HCV-infected individuals partly stems from viral damage to the liver and partly from risk-taking behaviours. We examined mortality in patients who cleared their HCV-infection, comparing it to that of the general population. We also addressed the question whether prognosis differed according to age, substance abuse (alcohol ...
Nunes Baltazar - - 2011
Influenza epidemics have a substantial impact on human health, by increasing the mortality from pneumonia and influenza, respiratory and circulatory diseases, and all causes. This paper provides estimates of excess mortality rates associated with influenza virus circulation for 7 causes of death and 8 age groups in Portugal during the ...
Barr Helen L - - 2011
To determine the trend in the association between socioeconomic status and sex and median age at death from cystic fibrosis in England and Wales, over the past 50 years. Series of annual cross sectional studies of all registered deaths with a diagnosis of cystic fibrosis in England and Wales, from ...
Low Jenny G H - - 2011
The emergence of dengue throughout the tropical world is affecting an increasing proportion of adult cases. The clinical features of dengue in different age groups have not been well examined, especially in the context of early clinical diagnosis. We structured a prospective study of adults (≥ 18 years of age) ...
Mauer A C AC The Rockefeller University, New York, NY, USA. - - 2011
Comparing a patient's bleeding symptoms with those of healthy individuals is an important component of the diagnosis of bleeding disorders, but little is known about whether bleeding symptoms in healthy individuals vary by sex, race, ethnicity, age, or aspirin use. OBJECTIVES, PATIENTS/METHODS: We developed a comprehensive, ontology-backed, Web-based questionnaire to ...
Ayalon Liat - - 2011
This study evaluated regional variations (South, Centre, and North of Europe) in passive death wishes (wish to die) and predictors of passive death wishes, using a cross-national longitudinal design. The Survey of Health, Ageing, and Retirement in Europe (SHARE) is a cross national European survey of individuals over the age ...
Kinscherf Ralf - - 2010
Dr. Wulf Dröge is recognized here as a Redox Pioneer because he has published as first author an article on antioxidant/redox biology that has been cited more than 2,000 times, and more than 10 articles which have been cited more than 100 times. One of the key discoveries (1987) was ...
Dewitte Sharon N - - 2010
This paper examines adult age-specific mortality patterns of one of the most devastating epidemics in recorded history, the Black Death of A.D. 1347-351. The goal was to determine whether the epidemic affected all ages equally or if it targeted certain age groups. Analyses were done using a sample of 337 ...
Teggi Roberto - - 2011
Even after successful repositioning maneuvers for benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV), some patients report dizziness lasting for a certain period afterwards. We studied the prevalence and clinical factors associated with residual dizziness in a sample of elderly patients. Sixty outpatients over 65 years of age, affected by idiopathic BPPV were recruited; ...
Hedrick Richard E - - 2010
Data from a pivotal efficacy trial have been reanalyzed to explore the impact of age, uterine status, and ovarian status on the efficacy of estradiol gel 0.1% (Divigel) for the treatment of moderate to severe vasomotor symptoms associated with menopause. Post hoc analyses were performed on data from a phase ...
Tully Erin C - - 2010
This longitudinal study used a representative community sample of same-sex twins (485 monozygotic pairs, 271 dizygotic pairs) to study longitudinal changes in genetic and environmental influences on nicotine dependence (NicD) symptoms and major depressive disorder (MDD) symptoms and the longitudinal relationships between NicD and MDD symptoms at three relatively discrete ...
Moreno Sierra Jesús - - 2011
After screening men aged 40 years or older for lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) indicative of benign prostatic hyperplasia over the years 1999 to 2000, non-treated men with an initial International Prostate Symptoms Score (I-PSS) equal to or lower than 2 were assessed 2 years later for symptom progression. A ...
Basili Andrea - - 2011
This is a pharmaeconomic study to assess the impact of different, cost-specific pharmacological strategies on the recurrence rate of prescriptions in the treatment of cold symptoms. Data were obtained from a prospective cohort study reporting individual prescriptions histories of subjects experiencing cold symptoms, obtained by a stratified random sample of ...
Humenberger Michael - - 2011
To evaluate the effect of age on the clinical benefit of atrial septal defect (ASD) closure in adults. Functional status, the presence of arrhythmias, right ventricular (RV) remodelling, and pulmonary artery pressure (PAP) were studied in 236 consecutive patients undergoing transcatheter ASD closure [164 females, mean age of 49 ± ...
Manonai Jittima - - 2011
The objective of this study is to determine the association between the POPQ and a simplified version of the POPQ. This was an observational study. The subjects with pelvic floor disorder symptoms underwent two exams: a POPQ exam and a simplified POPQ. To compare with the simplified POPQ, vaginal segments ...
Noterdaeme Michele - - 2010
Pervasive developmental disorders are characterised by the presence of abnormalities in social interaction and communication as well as repetitive patterns of behaviours. Although early symptoms of the disorder often appear during the first two years of life, its diagnosis is often delayed. The purpose of this study is to analyse ...
Palili Alexandra - - 2011
We examined the prevalence of inattention, hyperactivity, and impulsivity (attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder [ADHD]-like symptoms) at 7 and 18 years in a Greek birth cohort, and associated factors. Information was derived from a representative sample of 2695 Greek individuals followed-up from birth to18 years through 3 questionnaire surveys (1983, 1990, 2001). ...
Vera Juan - - 2010
This study examined the prevalence, degree of association and differential effect, by sex and age, of conduct disorder symptoms on psychopathology and functioning. Participants included 680 Spanish children and adolescents between 8 and 17 years and their parents, attending to psychiatric outpatient consultation. Data were obtained through structured diagnostic interviews, ...
Palacios S - - 2010
To describe differences in the age of onset of menopause and in the prevalence of climacteric symptoms in different geographical areas. Systematic review of published data on onset of menopause and symptoms in Europe, North America, Latin America and Asia. We identified publications by searching electronic databases, including MEDLINE (1966-October ...
Slutske Wendy S - - 2010
To examine the role of abstinence from gambling versus controlled gambling in recovery from pathological gambling (PG) in a community-based survey. Individuals with a life-time history of PG identified in a community-based survey were divided into three groups based on their current levels of PG symptoms. These three groups were ...
Irish Leah A - - 2011
Females are at higher risk than males for developing posttraumatic stress disorder symptoms (PTSS) following exposure to trauma, which may stem from gender differences in initial physiological and psychological responses to trauma. The present study aimed to examine a number of peri- and initial posttraumatic reactions to motor vehicle accidents ...
Connors Laura L - - 2012
Objective : Inattention is typically associated with ADHD, but less research has been done to examine the correlates of self-reported inattention in youth in a community sample. Method: Associations among self-reported inattention, parent-reported inattention, and self-reported psychopathology in children aged 10 to 11 years are examined. Self-reported inattention is also ...
Gyllenberg David - - 2010
Psychiatric hospital treatment (PHT) is expensive and indicates a severe disorder. Investigation of the early identification of this small patient group has though been hindered by small samples or unsatisfactory assessment in childhood. The present study aims to study the predictive association between psychopathology at age 8 using multi-informant assessment ...
Edbom T - - 2010
The key feature of salutogenesis is that good health can be directly sustained by positive factors. The Sense of Coherence (SOC) scale was developed by Antonovsky as a measure related to the concept of salutogenesis including aspects of comprehensibility, manageability and meaningfulness. The aim was to investigate whether Sense of ...
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