Suzanne L Tyas

Summary

Affiliation: University of Waterloo
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. pmc Transitions to mild cognitive impairments, dementia, and death: findings from the Nun Study
    Suzanne L Tyas
    Department of Health Studies and Gerontology, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Epidemiol 165:1231-8. 2007
  2. pmc Healthy ageing in the Nun Study: definition and neuropathologic correlates
    Suzanne L Tyas
    Department of Health Studies and Gerontology, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
    Age Ageing 36:650-5. 2007
  3. doi request reprint Clinical, demographic and functional characteristics associated with pharmacotherapy for heart failure in older home care clients: a retrospective, population-level, cross-sectional study
    Andrea D Foebel
    Department of Health Studies Gerontology, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
    Drugs Aging 28:561-73. 2011
  4. ncbi request reprint Mid-life smoking and late-life dementia: the Honolulu-Asia Aging Study
    Suzanne L Tyas
    Sanders Brown Center on Aging, Kentucky School of Public Health, University of Kentucky, 203B Sanders Brown Building, Lexington, KY, USA
    Neurobiol Aging 24:589-96. 2003
  5. ncbi request reprint Do depressive symptoms predict Alzheimer's disease and dementia?
    Jennifer L Gatz
    Graduate Center for Gerontology, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40536 0200, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 60:744-7. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Estimating the incidence of dementia: the impact of adjusting for subject attrition using health care utilization data
    Suzanne L Tyas
    Graduate Center for Gerontology and Department of Epidemiology, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 16:477-84. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Alcohol volume, drinking pattern, and cardiovascular disease morbidity and mortality: is there a U-shaped function?
    Robert P Murray
    Alcohol and Tobacco Research Unit, Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
    Am J Epidemiol 155:242-8. 2002

Detail Information

Publications7

  1. pmc Transitions to mild cognitive impairments, dementia, and death: findings from the Nun Study
    Suzanne L Tyas
    Department of Health Studies and Gerontology, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Epidemiol 165:1231-8. 2007
    ..Thus, risk factors for dementia may operate primarily by predisposing individuals to develop mild cognitive impairments; subsequent progression to dementia then depends on only time and competing mortality...
  2. pmc Healthy ageing in the Nun Study: definition and neuropathologic correlates
    Suzanne L Tyas
    Department of Health Studies and Gerontology, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
    Age Ageing 36:650-5. 2007
    ..Although the concept of healthy ageing has stimulated considerable interest, no generally accepted definition has been developed nor has its biological basis been determined...
  3. doi request reprint Clinical, demographic and functional characteristics associated with pharmacotherapy for heart failure in older home care clients: a retrospective, population-level, cross-sectional study
    Andrea D Foebel
    Department of Health Studies Gerontology, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
    Drugs Aging 28:561-73. 2011
    ..However, these first-line therapies are underused in older populations. This article describes the use and predictors of use of first-line HF therapies in a population-based cohort of older home care clients in Ontario, Canada...
  4. ncbi request reprint Mid-life smoking and late-life dementia: the Honolulu-Asia Aging Study
    Suzanne L Tyas
    Sanders Brown Center on Aging, Kentucky School of Public Health, University of Kentucky, 203B Sanders Brown Building, Lexington, KY, USA
    Neurobiol Aging 24:589-96. 2003
    ..This study suggests that amount smoked is associated with an increasing risk of AD and Alzheimer-type neuropathology up to heavy smoking levels. The lack of association in very heavy smokers may be due to a hardy survivor effect...
  5. ncbi request reprint Do depressive symptoms predict Alzheimer's disease and dementia?
    Jennifer L Gatz
    Graduate Center for Gerontology, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40536 0200, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 60:744-7. 2005
    ..Depressive symptoms are common in seniors and may predict dementia. The objective of this study was to evaluate multiple measures of depressive symptoms to determine whether they predict subsequent Alzheimer's disease (AD) or dementia...
  6. ncbi request reprint Estimating the incidence of dementia: the impact of adjusting for subject attrition using health care utilization data
    Suzanne L Tyas
    Graduate Center for Gerontology and Department of Epidemiology, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 16:477-84. 2006
    ..To estimate incidence rates for dementia and the impact of subject attrition on these rates...
  7. ncbi request reprint Alcohol volume, drinking pattern, and cardiovascular disease morbidity and mortality: is there a U-shaped function?
    Robert P Murray
    Alcohol and Tobacco Research Unit, Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
    Am J Epidemiol 155:242-8. 2002
    ..Thus, the harmful effects of binge drinking on cardiovascular disease morbidity and mortality can be disaggregated from the protective effects of usual drinking at various levels of consumption...