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    • Age trajectories of physiological indices in relation to healthy life course. 

      Arbeev, Konstantin; Ukraintseva, Svetlana; Akushevich, Igor; Kulminski, Alexander; Arbeeva, LS; Akushevich, L; Culminskaya, IV; Yashin, Anatoli I. (Mech Ageing Dev, 2011-03)
      We analysed relationship between the risk of onset of "unhealthy life" (defined as the onset of cancer, cardiovascular diseases, or diabetes) and longitudinal changes in body mass index, diastolic blood pressure, hematocrit, ...
    • Design, recruitment, logistics, and data management of the GEHA (Genetics of Healthy Ageing) project. 

      Skytthe, A; Valensin, S; Jeune, B; Cevenini, E; Balard, F; Beekman, M; Bezrukov, V; Blanche, H; Bolund, L; Broczek, K; Carru, C; Christensen, Kaare; Christiansen, L; Collerton, JC; Cotichini, R; de Craen, AJM; Dato, S; Davies, K; De Benedictis, G; Deiana, L; Flachsbart, F; Gampe, J; Gilbault, C; Gonos, ES; Haimes, E; Hervonen, A; Hurme, MA; Janiszewska, D; Jylhä, M; Kirkwood, TBL; Kristensen, P; Laiho, P; Leon, A; Marchisio, A; Masciulli, R; Nebel, A; Passarino, G; Pelicci, G; Peltonen, L; Perola, M; Poulain, M; Rea, IM; Remacle, J; Robine, JM; Schreiber, S; Scurti, M; Sevini, F; Sikora, E; Skouteri, A; Slagboom, PE; Spazzafumo, L; Stazi, MA; Toccaceli, V; Toussaint, O; Törnwall, O; Vaupel, James Walton; Voutetakis, K; Franceschi, C; GEHA consortium (Exp Gerontol, 2011-11)
      In 2004, the integrated European project GEHA (Genetics of Healthy Ageing) was initiated with the aim of identifying genes involved in healthy ageing and longevity. The first step in the project was the recruitment of more ...
    • Family PArtners in Lifestyle Support (PALS): Family-based weight loss for African American adults with type 2 diabetes. 

      Samuel-Hodge, CD; Holder-Cooper, Judith Claire; Gizlice, Z; Davis, G; Steele, SP; Keyserling, TC; Kumanyika, SK; Brantley, PJ; Svetkey, LP (Obesity (Silver Spring), 2017-01)
      OBJECTIVE: To develop and test a family-centered behavioral weight loss intervention for African American adults with type 2 diabetes. METHODS: In this randomized trial, dyads consisting of an African American adult with ...
    • Knowledge and perceptions among overweight and obese employees about lifestyle-related health benefit changes. 

      Li, J; Linnan, L; Finkelstein, EA; Tate, DF; Naseer, C; Evenson, KR (N C Med J, 2011-05)
      BACKGROUND: We investigated perceptions among overweight and obese state employees about changes to health insurance that were designed to reduce the scope of health benefits for employees who are obese or who smoke. ...
    • Spousal concordance in health behavior change. 

      Falba, TA; Sindelar, JL (Health Serv Res, 2008-02)
      OBJECTIVE: This study examines the degree to which a married individual's health habits and use of preventive medical care are influenced by his or her spouse's behaviors. STUDY DESIGN: Using longitudinal data on individuals ...
    • Teaching yoga to seniors: essential considerations to enhance safety and reduce risk in a uniquely vulnerable age group. 

      Krucoff, C; Carson, K; Peterson, M; Shipp, K; Krucoff, M (J Altern Complement Med, 2010-08)
      BACKGROUND: Seniors age 65 and older represent the fastest-growing sector of the population and, like many Americans, are increasingly drawn to yoga. This presents both an extraordinary opportunity and a serious challenge ...
    • The effect of gemfibrozil, niacin and cholestyramine combination therapy on metabolic syndrome in the Armed Forces Regression Study. 

      Krasuski, RA; Devendra, GP; Cater, G; Whitney, EJ (Am J Med Sci, 2011-05)
      INTRODUCTION: Metabolic syndrome is a powerful predictor of cardiovascular events independent of overt diabetes. Dietary restriction and weight loss modify metabolic syndrome components. This study addresses whether ...