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    • Cross-national comparison of sex differences in health and mortality in Denmark, Japan and the US. 

      Christensen, Kaare; Crimmins, E; O'Rand, Angela M; Oksuzyan, A; Saito, Y; Vaupel, James Walton (Eur J Epidemiol, 2010-07)
      The present study aims to compare the direction and magnitude of sex differences in mortality and major health dimensions across Denmark, Japan and the US. The Human Mortality Database was used to examine sex differences ...
    • Exploring the association between melanoma and glioma risks. 

      Scarbrough, Peter; Akushevich, Igor; Wrensch, M; Il'yasova, D (Ann Epidemiol, 2014-06)
      PURPOSE: Gliomas are one of the most fatal malignancies, with largely unknown etiology. This study examines a possible connection between glioma and melanoma, which might provide insight into gliomas' etiology. METHODS: ...
    • Fractures in myelomeningocele. 

      Abel, R; Akbar, M; Bresch, B; Bruckner, T; Carstens, C; Fürstenberg, CH; Raiss, P; ... (8 authors) (J Orthop Traumatol, 2010-09)
      BACKGROUND: In patients with myelomeningocele (MMC), a high number of fractures occur in the paralyzed extremities, affecting mobility and independence. The aims of this retrospective cross-sectional study are to determine ...
    • 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 ...
    • Time trends of incidence of age-associated diseases in the US elderly population: Medicare-based analysis. 

      Akushevich, Igor; Arbeev, Konstantin; Kravchenko, J; Ukraintseva, Svetlana; Yashin, Anatoli I (Age Ageing, 2013-07)
      OBJECTIVES: time trends of age-adjusted incidence rates of 19 ageing-related diseases were evaluated for 1992-2005 period with the National Long Term Care Survey and the Surveillance, Epidemiology and End RESULTS Registry ...