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Gender-dependent association of body mass index and waist circumference with disability in the Chinese oldest old.
(Obesity (Silver Spring), 2014-08)
OBJECTIVES: To explore associations of BMI and waist circumference (WC) with disability among the Chinese oldest old. METHODS: The 5,495 oldest old in the sixth wave of Chinese Longitudinal Healthy Longevity Study conducted ...
Novel Genetic Variants for Cartilage Thickness and Hip Osteoarthritis.
(PLoS Genet, 2016-10)
Osteoarthritis is one of the most frequent and disabling diseases of the elderly. Only few genetic variants have been identified for osteoarthritis, which is partly due to large phenotype heterogeneity. To reduce heterogeneity, ...