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Johanna Christina Penell, Mark M Kushnir, Lars Lind, Jonatan Bergquist, Jonas Bergquist, P Monica Lind, and Tord Naessen

Alzheimer’s disease and impaired cognitive function ( 8 ). The levels of sex hormones may also be related to BMI), and diabetes status ( 4 ), prevalent cardiovascular disease (CVD) ( 9 ), and vascular aging in elderly women and men ( 10 ). Higher

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Jens P Goetze, Linda M Hilsted, Jens F Rehfeld, and Urban Alehagen

hampered the general use of CgA as a biomarker, because CgA processing is extensive, variable, and harbors a plethora of fragments. In the present study, we examined a cohort of elderly patients with symptoms suggestive of heart failure, i.e. tiredness

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Alberto Bongiovanni, Federica Recine, Flavia Foca, Valentina Fausti, Nada Riva, Greta Fabbri, Stefano Severi, Chiara Liverani, Alessandro De Vita, Chiara Spadazzi, Giacomo Miserocchi, Laura Mercatali, Dino Amadori, and Toni Ibrahim

that the primary site of the cancer strongly influences the choice of treatment, non-clinical factors such as age, sex and geographic residence should also be taken into consideration. Functional status heterogeneity in elderly patients, age

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Xiaomin Nie, Yiting Xu, Xiaojing Ma, Yun Shen, Yufei Wang, and Yuqian Bao

risk marker. The middle-aged and elderly population is at high risk of metabolic and cardiovascular disease; thus, it is meaningful to explore the associations between different fat depots and FT3 in this age group. BMI and waist circumference are

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Xun Gong, Lili You, Feng Li, Qingyu Chen, Chaogang Chen, Xiaoyun Zhang, Xiuwei Zhang, Wenting Xuan, Kan Sun, Guojuan Lao, Chuan Wang, Yan Li, Mingtong Xu, Meng Ren, and Li Yan

understanding of adiponectin and its effect on pre-diabetes and diabetes. However, evidence for the effect of adiponectin on pre-diabetes or diabetes in diverse populations is sparse. A cohort study conducted in elderly patients in Korea suggested that obesity

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Natércia Neves Marques de Queiroz, Franciane Trindade Cunha de Melo, Fabrício de Souza Resende, Luísa Corrêa Janaú, Norberto Jorge Kzan de Souza Neto, Manuela Nascimento de Lemos, Ana Carolina Lobato Virgolino, Maria Clara Neres Iunes de Oliveira, Angélica Leite de Alcântara, Lorena Vilhena de Moraes, Tiago Franco David, Wanderson Maia da Silva, Scarlatt Souza Reis, Márcia Costa dos Santos, Ana Carolina Contente Braga de Souza, Pedro Paulo Freire Piani, Neyla Arroyo Lara Mourão, Karem Mileo Felício, João Felício Abrahão Neto, and João Soares Felício

), adults (20–59 years old) and elderly (above 60 years old). The impact of seasonality was not evaluated because there are not established patterns of seasons in our region ( 14 , 15 ). This study was approved by University Hospital João de Barros Barreto

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Amir Bashkin, Eliran Yaakobi, Marina Nodelman, and Ohad Ronen

routine TSH measurement were performed over two decades ago ( 12 , 18 , 19 ) and found that in elderly patients, thyroid dysfunction is common and harder to diagnose clinically; therefore, TSH screening in this group of patients might be beneficial

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Jie Shi, Zhen Yang, Yixin Niu, Weiwei Zhang, Ning Lin, Xiaoyong Li, Hongmei Zhang, Hongxia Gu, Jie Wen, Guang Ning, Li Qin, and Qing Su

.1038/srep37288 ) 19 Qin L Yang Z Gu H Lu S Shi Q Xing Y Li X Li R Ning G Su Q . Association between serum uric acid levels and cardiovascular disease in middle-aged and elderly Chinese individuals . BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2014

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L E Zijlstra, D M van Velzen, S Simsek, S P Mooijaart, M van Buren, D J Stott, I Ford, J W Jukema, and S Trompet

. Materials and methods All subjects were participants of the ‘PROspective study of Pravastatin in the Elderly at Risk’ (PROSPER), a double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled trial, designed to investigate the relationship between statin treatment and the

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Malachi J McKenna and Barbara F Murray

/day) administered to institutionalized elderly for 16 months with severe hypovitaminosis D, we noted a dose–response of 9.1 nmol/l (3.6 ng/ml) per 100 IU per day, nearly fourfold higher than the CPG estimate (9, 10) . Using the IOM regression equation, the