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Recovery and survival from aging-associated diseases.
(Exp Gerontol, 2013-08)
OBJECTIVES: Considering disease incidence to be a main contributor to healthy lifespan of the US elderly population may lead to erroneous conclusions when recovery/long-term remission factors are underestimated. Using two ...
Variability in the treatment of elderly patients with stage IIIA (N2) non-small-cell lung cancer.
(J Thorac Oncol, 2013-06)
INTRODUCTION: : We evaluated treatment patterns of elderly patients with stage IIIA (N2) non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC). METHODS: : The use of surgery, chemotherapy, and radiation for patients with stage IIIA (T1-T3N2M0) ...
The effect of the home environment on physical activity and dietary intake in preschool children.
(Int J Obes (Lond), 2013-10)
BACKGROUND: The effects of the home environment on child health behaviors related to obesity are unclear. PURPOSE: To examine the role of the home physical activity (PA) and food environment on corresponding outcomes in ...
Who enrolls in the Medicare Part D prescription drug benefit program? Medication use among patients with heart failure.
(J Am Heart Assoc, 2013-09-11)
BACKGROUND: Dispensing data from Medicare Part D standalone prescription drug plans are now available, but characteristics of enrollees with heart failure have not been well described. METHODS AND RESULTS: We identified ...
Cross-modal stimulus conflict: the behavioral effects of stimulus input timing in a visual-auditory Stroop task.
(PLoS One, 2013)
Cross-modal processing depends strongly on the compatibility between different sensory inputs, the relative timing of their arrival to brain processing components, and on how attention is allocated. In this behavioral study, ...
Outcomes and costs of autologous stem cell mobilization with chemotherapy plus G-CSF vs G-CSF alone.
(Bone Marrow Transplant, 2013-11)
Chemotherapy plus G-CSF (C+G) and G-CSF alone are two of the most common methods used to mobilize CD34(+) cells for autologous hematopoietic SCT (AHSCT). In order to compare and determine the real-world outcomes and costs ...
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 ...
Neurological injury after transcatheter aortic valve implantation: are the trees falling silently or is our hearing impaired?
(Circ Cardiovasc Interv, 2013-12)
Chikungunya as a cause of acute febrile illness in southern Sri Lanka.
(PLoS One, 2013)
BACKGROUND: Chikungunya virus (CHIKV) re-emerged in Sri Lanka in late 2006 after a 40-year hiatus. We sought to identify and characterize acute chikungunya infection (CHIK) in patients presenting with acute undifferentiated ...
Time trends of incidence of age-associated diseases in the US elderly population: Medicare-based analysis.
(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 ...