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    • Perceived stress and biological risk: is the link stronger in Russians than in Taiwanese and Americans? 

      Glei, DA; Goldman, N; Jdanov, D; Shkolnikov, VM; Shkolnikova, Maria A; Vaupel, James Walton; Weinstein, Maxine (Stress, 2013-07)
      Allostatic load theory implies a relationship between exposure to psychological stress and multi-system physiological dysregulation. We used data from population-based samples of men and women in Russia (Moscow; n = 1800; ...
    • Prevalence, components, and correlates of metabolic syndrome (MetS) among elderly Muscovites. 

      Andreev, EM; Deev, AD; Jdanov, DA; Metelskaya, VA; Shalnova, SA; Shkolnikov, VM; Shkolnikova, Maria A; ... (8 authors) (Arch Gerontol Geriatr, 2012-09)
      The goal of this study is to estimate the prevalence of MetS, together with its components and correlates, among elderly Russians. Our population-based sample included randomly selected residents of Moscow aged 55 and older: ...
    • Sex Differences in Biological Markers of Health in the Study of Stress, Aging and Health in Russia. 

      Christensen, Kaare; Oksuzyan, A; Shkolnikov, VM; Shkolnikova, Maria A; Vaupel, James Walton (PLoS One, 2015)
      BACKGROUND: The apparent contradiction that women live longer but have worse health than men, the so called male-female health-survival paradox, is very pronounced in Russia. The present study investigates whether men in ...
    • Sex differences in health and mortality in Moscow and Denmark. 

      Christensen, Kaare; Oksuzyan, A; Shkolnikov, VM; Shkolnikova, Maria A; Vaupel, James Walton (Eur J Epidemiol, 2014-04)
      In high income countries females outlive men, although they generally report worse health, the so-called male-female health-survival paradox. Russia has one of the world's largest sex difference in life expectancy with a ...