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    • A conceptual framework for patient-centered fertility treatment. 

      Duthie, Elizabeth A; Cooper, Alexandra; Davis, Joseph B; Schoyer, Katherine D; Sandlow, Jay; Strawn, Estil Y; Flynn, Kathryn E (Reproductive health, 2017-09-07)
      BACKGROUND:Patient-centered care is a pillar of quality health care and is important to patients experiencing infertility. In this study we used empirical, in-depth data on couples' experiences of infertility treatment decision ...
    • A latent factor linear mixed model for high-dimensional longitudinal data analysis. 

      An, Xinming; Yang, Qing; Bentler, Peter M (Statistics in medicine, 2013-10)
      High-dimensional longitudinal data involving latent variables such as depression and anxiety that cannot be quantified directly are often encountered in biomedical and social sciences. Multiple responses are used to characterize ...
    • A longitudinal study of epigenetic variation in twins. 

      Wong, Chloe Chung Yi; Caspi, Avshalom; Williams, Benjamin; Craig, Ian W; Houts, Renate; Ambler, Antony; Moffitt, Terrie E; ... (8 authors) (Epigenetics, 2010-08-16)
      DNA methylation is a key epigenetic mechanism involved in the developmental regulation of gene expression. Alterations in DNA methylation are established contributors to inter-individual phenotypic variation and have been ...
    • A neural biomarker of psychological vulnerability to future life stress. 

      Swartz, Johnna R; Knodt, Annchen R; Radtke, Spenser R; Hariri, Ahmad R (Neuron, 2015-02-04)
      We all experience a host of common life stressors such as the death of a family member, medical illness, and financial uncertainty. While most of us are resilient to such stressors, continuing to function normally, for a ...
    • Adherence to diabetes guidelines for screening, physical activity and medication and onset of complications and death. 

      Chen, Yiqun; Sloan, Frank A; Yashkin, Arseniy P (J Diabetes Complications, 2015-11)
      AIMS: Analyze relationships between adherence to guidelines for diabetes care - regular screening; physical activity; and medication - and diabetes complications and mortality. METHODS: Outcomes were onset of congestive ...
    • Association between attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder symptoms and obesity and hypertension in early adulthood: a population-based study. 

      Fuemmeler, BF; Østbye, T; Yang, C; McClernon, FJ; Kollins, SH (Int J Obes (Lond), 2011-06)
      OBJECTIVE: To examine the associations between attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) symptoms, obesity and hypertension in young adults in a large population-based cohort. DESIGN, SETTING AND PARTICIPANTS: The ...
    • Birth cohort differences in the prevalence of longevity-associated variants in APOE and FOXO3A in Danish long-lived individuals. 

      Nygaard, Marianne; Lindahl-Jacobsen, Rune; Soerensen, Mette; Mengel-From, Jonas; Andersen-Ranberg, Karen; Jeune, Bernard; Vaupel, James W; ... (10 authors) (Exp Gerontol, 2014-09)
      Gene variants found to associate with human longevity in one population rarely replicate in other populations. The lack of consistent findings may partly be explained by genetic heterogeneity among long-lived individuals ...
    • Cardiorespiratory fitness and cognitive function in midlife: neuroprotection or neuroselection? 

      Belsky, Daniel W; Caspi, Avshalom; Israel, Salomon; Blumenthal, James A; Poulton, Richie; Moffitt, Terrie E (Ann Neurol, 2015-04)
      OBJECTIVE: A study was undertaken to determine whether better cognitive functioning at midlife among more physically fit individuals reflects neuroprotection, by which fitness protects against age-related cognitive decline, ...
    • Changes in neuroticism following trauma exposure. 

      Ogle, Christin M; Rubin, David C; Siegler, Ilene C (J Pers, 2014-04)
      Using longitudinal data, the present study examined change in midlife neuroticism following trauma exposure. Our primary analyses included 670 participants (M(age) = 60.55; 65.22% male, 99.70% Caucasian) who completed the ...
    • Child welfare agency ties to providers and schools and substance abuse treatment use by adolescents. 

      Wells, Rebecca; Chuang, Emmeline; Haynes, Lindsey E; Lee, I-Heng; Bai, Yu (Journal of substance abuse treatment, 2011-01)
      Policy makers and advocates are increasingly encouraging child-serving organizations to work together. This study examined how child welfare agency ties with substance abuse treatment providers and schools correlated with ...
    • Childhood bullying involvement predicts low-grade systemic inflammation into adulthood. 

      Copeland, William E; Wolke, Dieter; Lereya, Suzet Tanya; Shanahan, Lilly; Worthman, Carol; Costello, E Jane (Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A, 2014-05-27)
      Bullying is a common childhood experience that involves repeated mistreatment to improve or maintain one's status. Victims display long-term social, psychological, and health consequences, whereas bullies display minimal ...
    • Credit scores, cardiovascular disease risk, and human capital. 

      Israel, Salomon; Caspi, Avshalom; Belsky, Daniel W; Harrington, HonaLee; Hogan, Sean; Houts, Renate; Ramrakha, Sandhya; ... (10 authors) (Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A, 2014-12-02)
      Credit scores are the most widely used instruments to assess whether or not a person is a financial risk. Credit scoring has been so successful that it has expanded beyond lending and into our everyday lives, even to inform ...
    • Developmental cascades of peer rejection, social information processing biases, and aggression during middle childhood. 

      Lansford, Jennifer E; Malone, Patrick S; Dodge, Kenneth A; Pettit, Gregory S; Bates, John E (Dev Psychopathol, 2010-08)
      This study tested a developmental cascade model of peer rejection, social information processing (SIP), and aggression using data from 585 children assessed at 12 time points from kindergarten through Grade 3. Peer rejection ...
    • DNA methylation age is associated with mortality in a longitudinal Danish twin study. 

      Christiansen, Lene; Lenart, Adam; Tan, Qihua; Vaupel, James W; Aviv, Abraham; McGue, Matt; Christensen, Kaare (Aging Cell, 2016-02)
      An epigenetic profile defining the DNA methylation age (DNAm age) of an individual has been suggested to be a biomarker of aging, and thus possibly providing a tool for assessment of health and mortality. In this study, ...
    • Do specialty courts achieve better outcomes for children in foster care than general courts? 

      Sloan, Frank A; Gifford, Elizabeth J; Eldred, Lindsey M; Acquah, Kofi F; Blevins, Claire E (Eval Rev, 2013-02)
      OBJECTIVE: This study assessed the effects of unified family and drug treatment courts (DTCs) on the resolution of cases involving foster care children and the resulting effects on school performance. METHOD: The first analytic ...
    • Early-life soy exposure and age at menarche. 

      Adgent, Margaret A; Daniels, Julie L; Rogan, Walter J; Adair, Linda; Edwards, Lloyd J; Westreich, Daniel; Maisonet, Mildred; ... (8 authors) (Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol, 2012-03)
      This study examines the timing of menarche in relation to infant-feeding methods, specifically addressing the potential effects of soy isoflavone exposure through soy-based infant feeding. Subjects were participants in the ...
    • Effects of FOXO genotypes on longevity: a biodemographic analysis. 

      Zeng, Yi; Cheng, Lingguo; Chen, Huashuai; Cao, Huiqing; Hauser, Elizabeth R; Liu, Yuzhi; Xiao, Zhenyu; ... (10 authors) (J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci, 2010-12)
      Based on data from 760 centenarians and 1060 middle-age controls (all Han Chinese), this article contributes biodemographic insights and syntheses concerning the magnitude of effects of the FOXO genotypes on longevity. We ...
    • Estimation and validation of a multiattribute model of Alzheimer disease progression. 

      Stallard, Eric; Kinosian, Bruce; Zbrozek, Arthur S; Yashin, Anatoliy I; Glick, Henry A; Stern, Yaakov (Med Decis Making, 2010-11)
      OBJECTIVES: To estimate and validate a multiattribute model of the clinical course of Alzheimer disease (AD) from mild AD to death in a high-quality prospective cohort study, and to estimate the impact of hypothetical ...
    • Evaluation of genotype-specific survival using joint analysis of genetic and non-genetic subsamples of longitudinal data. 

      Arbeev, Konstantin G; Ukraintseva, Svetlana V; Arbeeva, Liubov S; Akushevich, Igor; Kulminski, Alexander M; Yashin, Anatoliy I (Biogerontology, 2011-04)
      Small sample size of genetic data is often a limiting factor for desirable accuracy of estimated genetic effects on age-specific risks and survival. Longitudinal non-genetic data containing information on survival or disease ...
    • Evidence from case-control and longitudinal studies supports associations of genetic variation in APOE, CETP, and IL6 with human longevity. 

      Soerensen, Mette; Dato, Serena; Tan, Qihua; Thinggaard, Mikael; Kleindorp, Rabea; Beekman, Marian; Suchiman, H Eka D; ... (19 authors) (Age (Dordr), 2013-04)
      In this study, we investigated 102 single-nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) covering the common genetic variation in 16 genes recurrently regarded as candidates for human longevity: APOE; ACE; CETP; HFE; IL6; IL6R; MTHFR; ...