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Credit scores, cardiovascular disease risk, and human capital.
(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 ...
Is chronic asthma associated with shorter leukocyte telomere length at midlife?
(Am J Respir Crit Care Med, 2014-08-15)
RATIONALE: Asthma is prospectively associated with age-related chronic diseases and mortality, suggesting the hypothesis that asthma may relate to a general, multisystem phenotype of accelerated aging. OBJECTIVES: To test ...
Cardiorespiratory fitness and cognitive function in midlife: neuroprotection or neuroselection?
(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, ...
How common are common mental disorders? Evidence that lifetime prevalence rates are doubled by prospective versus retrospective ascertainment.
(Psychol Med, 2010-06)
BACKGROUND: Most information about the lifetime prevalence of mental disorders comes from retrospective surveys, but how much these surveys have undercounted due to recall failure is unknown. We compared results ...