• 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)
  • person's
  • The study found that health conditions formed major risks to the older person's nutritional status. (ac.ke)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • We might conclude that in childhood erythrocytes are highly deformability a criteria that decreased with aging. (bu.edu.eg)
  • acute
  • 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)
  • Approximately 40% of patients affected by core binding factor (CBF) acute myeloid leukemia (AML) ultimately die from the disease. (unibo.it)
  • In this study we reviewed 192 patients with core binding factor acute myeloid leukemia (AML), treated with curative intent (age, 15-79 years) in 11 Italian institutions. (unibo.it)
  • 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)
  • decline
  • 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)
  • significantly
  • 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)
  • Genetic
  • Genetic factors include deficiencies of antithrombin, protein C, and protein S, and factor V Leiden mutation. (wikipedia.org)
  • Genetic factors that increase the risk of VTE include deficiencies of three proteins that normally prevent blood from clotting-protein C, protein S, and antithrombin-in addition to non-O blood type and mutations in the factor V and prothrombin genes. (wikipedia.org)
  • Factor V Leiden, which makes factor V resistant to inactivation by activated protein C, and the genetic variant prothrombin G20210A, which causes increased prothrombin levels, are predominantly expressed in Caucasians. (wikipedia.org)
  • proportional
  • 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)
  • Methods
  • Methods and Results- A total of 3289 individuals (1458 men, 1831 women) 50 to 70 years of age participated in a population-based cross-sectional survey in Beijing and Shanghai, China. (ahajournals.org)
  • stimulate
  • Cancer can grow in and around veins, causing venous stasis, and can also stimulate increased levels of tissue factor. (wikipedia.org)
  • diseases
  • Search terms included cardiovascular risk factors and diseases (specified), Web-based interventions (and synonyms) and randomized controlled trial. (jmir.org)
  • study
  • The study was funded by the National Institute on Aging. (baltimoresun.com)
  • The participants were part of the Rush Memory and Aging Project and the Religious Orders Study. (medindia.net)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • They recommend further study on the impact of insurance status and other socioeconomic factors on cancer screening. (rwjf.org)
  • The aim of this study is to evaluate the effect of age and sex-related changes in deformability of human erythrocytes, as well as other haemorrheologic parameters affecting it. (bu.edu.eg)
  • This study comprised 64 normal subjects divided according to age into 4 groups, each group comprised 16 subjects equally subdivided into males and females. (bu.edu.eg)
  • A conceptual framework derived from Help age International publications guided the study. (ac.ke)
  • 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)
  • Demographic characteristics, risk factors, medical history, and other clinical characteristics were recorded for all participants. (paperity.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)
  • clinical
  • Lead researcher Natasha Mitter (Institute of Mental Health, Singapore) and colleagues collected sociodemographic and clinical data on 1397 patients aged from 15 to 41 years (average of 27.7 years) living in Singapore. (psychologymatters.asia)
  • women
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • help
  • As whole blood viscosity has been found to be a factor constantly affecting deformability, its measurement might help to prevent vascular risks in disease states. (bu.edu.eg)
  • 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)
  • protein
  • High-sensitivity C-reactive protein, interleukin-6, tumor necrosis factor-α receptor 2, adiponectin, and retinol-binding protein 4 were measured. (ahajournals.org)
  • risks
  • Little is documented on the risks of relocation from home to an institution in relation to the nutritional status of the older persons in Kenya and other developing countries. (ac.ke)
  • establish the risk factors associated with nutritional status of the older persons in these homes and identify the relationship between risks that have an effect on nutritional status. (ac.ke)
  • data
  • All the 69 (sixty nine) older persons aged between 63 (sixty three) and 107 (a hundred and seven) from the two homes whereby 50 (fifty) came from Nyumbani situated in Nairobi while 19 (nineteen) came from Thogoto in Kiambu were used to provide the required data. (ac.ke)
  • less
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • increase
  • Advanced age also acted as nutritional risk as increase in age nutritional status declined (r=-0.54, P=0.007). (ac.ke)
  • found
  • Group 1 erythrocytes were found to have the shortest filtration time (the best deformability) as compared to older groups II, III and IV, the difference was statistically highly significant, meanwhile no statistical difference in deformability was found between groups II, HI and IV. (bu.edu.eg)