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Effects of chronic mild traumatic brain injury on white matter integrity in Iraq and Afghanistan war veterans.
(Hum Brain Mapp, 2013-11)
Mild traumatic brain injury (TBI) is a common source of morbidity from the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. With no overt lesions on structural MRI, diagnosis of chronic mild TBI in military veterans relies on obtaining an ...
Comparing actual and perceived causes of fever among community members in a low malaria transmission setting in northern Tanzania.
(Trop Med Int Health, 2013-11)
OBJECTIVE: To compare actual and perceived causes of fever in northern Tanzania. METHODS: In a standardised survey, heads of households in 30 wards in Moshi, Tanzania, were asked to identify the most common cause of fever ...
Association of anxiety and depression with all-cause mortality in individuals with coronary heart disease.
(J Am Heart Assoc, 2013-03-19)
BACKGROUND: Depression has been related to mortality in coronary heart disease (CHD) patients, but few studies have evaluated the role of anxiety or the role of the co-occurrence of depression and anxiety. We examined whether ...
Phase II trial of upfront bevacizumab and temozolomide for unresectable or multifocal glioblastoma.
(Cancer Med, 2013-04)
Patients with unresectable glioblastomas have a poor prognosis, with median survival of 6-10 months. We conducted a phase II trial of upfront 5-day temozolomide (TMZ) and bevacizumab (BV) in patients with newly diagnosed ...
A phase I study of ABT-510 plus bevacizumab in advanced solid tumors.
(Cancer Med, 2013-06)
Targeting multiple regulators of tumor angiogenesis have the potential to improve treatment efficacy. Bevacizumab is a monoclonal antibody directed against vascular endothelial growth factor and ABT-510 is a synthetic analog ...
Driving while aging: a global instrumental activity for the 21st century.
(J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci, 2013-05)
Biomarkers to help guide management of patients with pulmonary nodules.
(Am J Respir Crit Care Med, 2013-08-15)
RATIONALE: Indeterminate pulmonary nodules are a common radiographic finding and require further evaluation because of the concern for lung cancer. OBJECTIVES: We developed an algorithm to assign patients to a low- or high-risk ...
Educational interventions to improve recognition of delirium: a systematic review.
(J Am Geriatr Soc, 2013-11)
Delirium is a common and serious condition that is underrecognized in older adults in a variety of healthcare settings. It is poorly recognized because of deficiencies in provider knowledge and its atypical presentation. ...
Biogenetic mechanisms predisposing to complex phenotypes in parents may function differently in their children.
(J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci, 2013-07)
This study focuses on the participants of the Long Life Family Study to elucidate whether biogenetic mechanisms underlying relationships among heritable complex phenotypes in parents function in the same way for the same ...
Heart rate variability is associated with survival in patients with brain metastasis: a preliminary report.
(Biomed Res Int, 2013)
Impaired heart rate variability (HRV) has been demonstrated as a negative survival prognosticator in various diseases. We conducted this prospective study to evaluate how HRV affects brain metastasis (BM) patients. Fifty-one ...