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  • cohort
  • Levy and her team focused on a cohort of 4,765 older Americans (their average age was 72) who answered five questions about their attitudes toward aging . (baltimoresun.com)
  • Job demand and control in mid-life and physical and mental functioning in early old age: do childhood factors explain these associations in a British birth cohort? (bmj.com)
  • Using data from a nationally representative British birth cohort followed up across life to early old age, we were able to use prospectively collected data on job demand and control in mid-life and self-reported mental and physical functioning in early old age. (bmj.com)
  • Although this might introduce bias, the cohort have been found at age 53 to be representative in most respects of the national population born at a similar time and the distribution of occupational class and unemployment at ages 60-64 was similar to the 2001 England Census reference population. (bmj.com)
  • The present study is based on the GERDA project, a population-based cohort study of people aged a parts per thousand yen85 years (n = 567), with 5 years between baseline and follow-up. (diva-portal.org)
  • decline
  • The authors propose that taking steps to reduce metabolic syndrome may help to ward off or slow down mental decline in old age. (alzinfo.org)
  • Menopause contributes to a decline in muscle strength - a crucial factor of functional independence in old age A recent study of the Faculty of Sport and Health Sciences has found that menopausal status is associated with skeletal muscle function among middle-aged women. (jyu.fi)
  • These results suggest that menopause accelerates decline in muscle strength and power in women already at middle-age, says doctoral student Dmitriy Bondarev. (jyu.fi)
  • According to Craik, these mechanisms are responsible for age-related speed of decline in performance for mental processing along with a reduction of online cognitive resources available at any given time to process, store, retrieve, and transform information (working memory), focusing on a target, paying attention, and sensory processing of information. (wikipedia.org)
  • stimulate
  • Elevated proinflammatory cytokines such as interleukin (IL)-6 and tumor necrosis factor (TNF)-α stimulate the hepatic synthesis of C-reactive protein (CRP), an acute-phase reactant and a sensitive indicator of systemic inflammation, playing a substantial role in the pathogenesis of atherosclerosis 2 and insulin resistance. (ahajournals.org)
  • Cancer can grow in and around veins, causing venous stasis, and can also stimulate increased levels of tissue factor. (wikipedia.org)
  • Increasingly
  • The researchers examined information gathered from more than 5,000 men aged 65 or older (average age was about 73) who had volunteered for a study about bone fractures caused by osteoporosis (the medical term for a thinning of the bones, a loss of bone density, or increasingly fragile bones). (healthinaging.org)
  • diabetes
  • 5,6 Although inflammatory factors and adipocytokines have different pathophysiological pathways and targeted tissues and organs, the altered systemic balance of inflammatory factors and adipocytokines may result in a common antecedent of cardiometabolic disease called the MetS, a constellation of cardiometabolic risk factors, including altered glucose metabolism, dyslipidemia, and hypertension, associated with an increased risk for both CVD and type 2 diabetes mellitus. (ahajournals.org)
  • Physical activity is recommended as a key lifestyle factor in the prevention and treatment of type 2 diabetes mellitus and CVD. (ahajournals.org)
  • Baseline
  • Baseline factors independently associated with new cases of depressive disorders after 5 years were hypertension, a history of stroke and 15-item Geriatric Depression Scale score at baseline. (diva-portal.org)
  • proportional
  • But Cox proportional regression models showed that older age (hazard ratio [HR]=1.42), longer DUP (HR=1.10), higher GAF disability scores (HR=1.11), and higher PANSS positive and negative scores (HR=1.05) were significantly associated with time to suicide. (psychologymatters.asia)
  • The likelihood of a complication occurring is proportional to the relative risk of a variety of factors related to the patient's health, the complexity of the surgery being performed and the type of anesthetic used. (wikipedia.org)
  • diseases
  • Search terms included cardiovascular risk factors and diseases (specified), Web-based interventions (and synonyms) and randomized controlled trial. (jmir.org)
  • childhood
  • Objectives Adverse work-related exposures have been linked with decreased physical and mental functioning in later life, however, whether childhood factors explain the associations between work exposures and functioning is unknown. (bmj.com)
  • Our aim was to investigate if job demand and control in mid-life were related to self-reported physical and mental functioning in early old age and whether childhood factors explained these associations. (bmj.com)
  • Adjustment for childhood factors (father's and mother's educational attainment, parents' interest in school at age 7 and cognitive ability at age 8) partially explained the association between job control and physical functioning, but did not explain the association between job demand and mental functioning. (bmj.com)
  • Conclusions Job demand and control in mid-life are differentially associated with mental and physical functioning in early old age and some of these associations may be partially explained by childhood factors. (bmj.com)
  • With the availability of a wealth of prospectively collected data on factors in childhood we were able to explore the influence of these on the main associations of interest which few other studies are able to do. (bmj.com)
  • population
  • Broward`s voter rolls are older, whiter and more female than the population as a whole, a comparison of registered voters to U.S. Census statistics shows. (sun-sentinel.com)
  • Broward County`s entire population -- including those younger than legal voting age -- is 82 percent white and 15 percent black, the U.S. Census said. (sun-sentinel.com)
  • About 35 percent of registered voters are older than 65, yet they make up only 26 percent of the over-18 population. (sun-sentinel.com)
  • With an aging population, nursing homes are becoming much more popular with the elderly. (zinnyfactor.com)
  • The authors analyzed data on women aged 75 or older from the 2004-2005 Hispanic Established Population for the Epidemologic Study of the Elderly, looking for mammography or pap smear use in the previous two years. (rwjf.org)
  • However, little is known about how physical activity influences these risk factors in this population. (ahajournals.org)
  • As well as job seeking, illness and old age are factors to account for a lower population. (wikipedia.org)
  • researchers
  • In fact, the researchers said, a positive attitude toward aging could essentially erase the handicap associated with carrying a risky variant of the APOE gene. (baltimoresun.com)
  • The findings come from France, where researchers studied more than 7,000 men and women ages 65 and older living in three French cities. (alzinfo.org)
  • A team of researchers decided to find out what factors might predict whether frailty in older men worsens or improves over time. (healthinaging.org)
  • participants
  • For instance, participants were asked whether they were as happy now as they were when they were younger, whether they felt that things got better or worse with age, and whether they felt less useful as the years piled on. (baltimoresun.com)
  • The participants were part of the Rush Memory and Aging Project and the Religious Orders Study. (medindia.net)
  • study
  • The study was funded by the National Institute on Aging. (baltimoresun.com)
  • A recent study of the Faculty of Sport and Health Sciences has found that menopausal status is associated with skeletal muscle function among middle-aged women. (jyu.fi)
  • The present study aims to identify risk factors for depressive disorders in very old age. (diva-portal.org)
  • A study exploring the association of socioeconomic factors and acculturation with cancer screening use among older Mexican-American women found that socioeconomic factors and insurance coverage, but not acculturation, determine women's use of cancer screening. (rwjf.org)
  • They recommend further study on the impact of insurance status and other socioeconomic factors on cancer screening. (rwjf.org)
  • prevention
  • This entry was posted in Health in Aging , JAGS Research Summaries , Prevention and tagged frailty , men's health , osteoporosis by HIA Guest Blog . (healthinaging.org)
  • women
  • The results also suggest that physical activity reduces the negative menopausal effect on muscle strength and mobility in women aged 47 to 55. (jyu.fi)
  • Older Hispanic women have high rates of cervical cancer and breast cancer mortality, often because they do not use cancer screening. (rwjf.org)
  • The authors suggest that older women may have lower rates of cancer screening because they prefer not to be screened, because of limited access or because physicians do not offer screening to older patients. (rwjf.org)
  • Older women produce less vaginal lubrication and reduced estrogen levels may be associated with increased vaginal dryness. (wikipedia.org)
  • less
  • In 1988, less than 49 percent of Broward residents of voting age cast ballots. (sun-sentinel.com)
  • As we age, we may be less able to perform daily activities because we may feel frail, or weaker than we have in the past. (healthinaging.org)
  • Isotretinoin is not indicated for treatment of prepubertal acne and is not recommended in children less than 12 years of age. (wikipedia.org)
  • About half of those living to age 85 will have at least one attack, and less than 5% will have more than one attack. (wikipedia.org)
  • aims
  • Moreover, the federal ministry responsible for the policy for senior citizens has initiated a programme Wirtschaftsfaktor Alter Unternehmen gewinnen ( economic factor old age- enterprises benefit ), which aims at promulgating the idea and the positive prospects of the silver economy in Germany. (docplayer.net)
  • health
  • The findings , published Wednesday in the journal PLOS One, suggest that fighting negative stereotypes about aging could have broad benefits for public health. (baltimoresun.com)
  • Our finding could provide a rationale for a public-health campaign to combat the societal sources of negative age beliefs. (baltimoresun.com)
  • Of these factors, the person's health prior to surgery (stratified by the ASA physical status classification system) has the greatest bearing on the probability of a complication occurring. (wikipedia.org)
  • protein
  • High-sensitivity C-reactive protein, interleukin-6, tumor necrosis factor-α receptor 2, adiponectin, and retinol-binding protein 4 were measured. (ahajournals.org)
  • symptoms
  • Signs and symptoms alone are not sufficiently sensitive or specific to make a diagnosis, but when considered in conjunction with known risk factors, can help determine the likelihood of DVT. (wikipedia.org)
  • While rectal bleeding or anemia are high-risk features in those over the age of 50, other commonly described symptoms including weight loss and change in bowel habit are typically only concerning if associated with bleeding. (wikipedia.org)
  • life
  • Age beliefs tend to be internalized early in life and then remain stable over the lifespan, without interventions," Levy and her colleagues wrote. (baltimoresun.com)
  • indicators
  • As far as the economic aspects of the demographic change are concerned, most studies only cite indicators such as age structure and employee productivity (cf. for example Börsch-Supan 2007), while the real significance of the economic factor old age is only slowly gaining in importance in research. (docplayer.net)
  • findings
  • The findings support a growing body of evidence that factors like a large waistline and high blood pressure - whether in midlife or beyond - may be linked to diminishing thinking skills and possibly even Alzheimer's disease. (alzinfo.org)
  • years old
  • John died in Loyalton on July 11, 1906, not quite 84 years old and is buried in the local cemetery. (wikipedia.org)
  • This long lifespan allows the female to sexually mature around six years old. (wikipedia.org)
  • The classic warning signs include: worsening constipation, blood in the stool, decrease in stool caliber (thickness), loss of appetite, loss of weight, and nausea or vomiting in someone over 50 years old. (wikipedia.org)
  • young
  • Meanwhile, however, there is a consensus that age-based growth markets are emerging, which are internally differentiated into intensive forms of the service economy (Priddat 2007) for old age phase II and for young old age. (docplayer.net)
  • however
  • Emotional suffering in old age is largely caused by a variety of psychiatric disorders which are often, however, undertreated and underrecognized. (diva-portal.org)
  • gene
  • A key factor in the neural plasticity underlying neuropathic pain is altered gene expression in sensory dorsal root ganglia neurons. (wikipedia.org)
  • performance
  • In our evryday activities, such as standing from a chair, climbing stairs or walking, muscle performance is an essential factor. (jyu.fi)