Merrill F Elias

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Publications

  1. doi Obesity, cognitive functioning and dementia: back to the future
    Merrill F Elias
    Department of Psychology, University of Maine, Orono, Maine, USA
    J Alzheimers Dis 30:S113-25. 2012
  2. doi Normative data for elderly adults: the Maine-Syracuse study
    Merrill F Elias
    Department of Psychology, University of Maine, Orono, Maine, USA
    Exp Aging Res 37:142-78. 2011
  3. doi From blood pressure to physical disability: the role of cognition
    Merrill F Elias
    Department of Psychology, University of Maine, Orono, ME 04469 5742, USA
    Hypertension 55:1360-5. 2010
  4. ncbi Cognitive performance and age: norms from the Maine-Syracuse Study
    Gregory A Dore
    Department of Psychology, University of Maine, Orono, Maine 04469 5742, USA
    Exp Aging Res 33:205-71. 2007
  5. pmc Arterial pulse wave velocity and cognition with advancing age
    Merrill F Elias
    Department of Psychology and Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, 5472 Little Hall, University of Maine, Orono, ME 04469, USA
    Hypertension 53:668-73. 2009
  6. ncbi Homocysteine and cognitive performance: modification by the ApoE genotype
    Merrill F Elias
    Department of Psychology, University of Maine, Orono, ME 04469, USA
    Neurosci Lett 430:64-9. 2008
  7. pmc Kidney disease and cognitive function
    Merrill F Elias
    Department of Psychology and Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, The University of Maine, Orono, ME, USA
    Contrib Nephrol 179:42-57. 2013
  8. ncbi Homocysteine, folate, and vitamins B6 and B12 blood levels in relation to cognitive performance: the Maine-Syracuse study
    Merrill F Elias
    Department of Psychology, University of Maine, Orono, Maine, USA
    Psychosom Med 68:547-54. 2006
  9. ncbi Blood pressure and cognitive function in an African-American and a Caucasian-American sample: the Maine-Syracuse Study
    Michael A Robbins
    Department of Psychology, University of Maine, Orono, ME 04469 5742, USA
    Psychosom Med 67:707-14. 2005
  10. doi Relation between central adiposity and cognitive function in the Maine-Syracuse Study: attenuation by physical activity
    Gregory A Dore
    Department of Psychology, University of Maine, 5742 Little Hall, Orono, ME 04469 5742, USA
    Ann Behav Med 35:341-50. 2008

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Publications20

  1. doi Obesity, cognitive functioning and dementia: back to the future
    Merrill F Elias
    Department of Psychology, University of Maine, Orono, Maine, USA
    J Alzheimers Dis 30:S113-25. 2012
    ....
  2. doi Normative data for elderly adults: the Maine-Syracuse study
    Merrill F Elias
    Department of Psychology, University of Maine, Orono, Maine, USA
    Exp Aging Res 37:142-78. 2011
    ..021-.084) of performance on some tests. Results are discussed in relation to this study's value with respect to determining cognitive impairment in individuals free from probable dementia or stroke...
  3. doi From blood pressure to physical disability: the role of cognition
    Merrill F Elias
    Department of Psychology, University of Maine, Orono, ME 04469 5742, USA
    Hypertension 55:1360-5. 2010
    ..Cognitive performance mediates between blood pressure and PA. As compared with systolic blood pressure, more domains of cognitive functioning intervene between diastolic blood pressure and PA...
  4. ncbi Cognitive performance and age: norms from the Maine-Syracuse Study
    Gregory A Dore
    Department of Psychology, University of Maine, Orono, Maine 04469 5742, USA
    Exp Aging Res 33:205-71. 2007
    ..Results are discussed in relation to findings for previous studies presenting normative data on cognitive ability as a function of age, education, and gender...
  5. pmc Arterial pulse wave velocity and cognition with advancing age
    Merrill F Elias
    Department of Psychology and Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, 5472 Little Hall, University of Maine, Orono, ME 04469, USA
    Hypertension 53:668-73. 2009
    ..Early interventions to prevent an increase in arterial stiffness could possibly play an important role in the preservation of cognitive ability...
  6. ncbi Homocysteine and cognitive performance: modification by the ApoE genotype
    Merrill F Elias
    Department of Psychology, University of Maine, Orono, ME 04469, USA
    Neurosci Lett 430:64-9. 2008
    ..Presence of the ApoE-epsilon4 allele modifies the relation between plasma homocysteine and cognitive performance...
  7. pmc Kidney disease and cognitive function
    Merrill F Elias
    Department of Psychology and Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, The University of Maine, Orono, ME, USA
    Contrib Nephrol 179:42-57. 2013
    ..Descriptors: kidney disease, chronic kidney disease, cognitive function, dementia and cardiovascular risk factors...
  8. ncbi Homocysteine, folate, and vitamins B6 and B12 blood levels in relation to cognitive performance: the Maine-Syracuse study
    Merrill F Elias
    Department of Psychology, University of Maine, Orono, Maine, USA
    Psychosom Med 68:547-54. 2006
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  9. ncbi Blood pressure and cognitive function in an African-American and a Caucasian-American sample: the Maine-Syracuse Study
    Michael A Robbins
    Department of Psychology, University of Maine, Orono, ME 04469 5742, USA
    Psychosom Med 67:707-14. 2005
    ..Corresponding data for the Caucasian-American MSLS participants were included to provide a basis for comparison. Interactions of age with BP indices were also assessed in relation to cognitive function...
  10. doi Relation between central adiposity and cognitive function in the Maine-Syracuse Study: attenuation by physical activity
    Gregory A Dore
    Department of Psychology, University of Maine, 5742 Little Hall, Orono, ME 04469 5742, USA
    Ann Behav Med 35:341-50. 2008
    ..However, only some of these studies have adjusted for cardiovascular risk factors and cardiovascular disease, and none have also adjusted for physical activity level...
  11. pmc Chronic kidney disease, creatinine and cognitive functioning
    Merrill F Elias
    Department of Psychology, Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, University of Maine, Orono, ME, USA
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 24:2446-52. 2009
    ..We examined the range of specific cognitive abilities affected by CKD and whether the associations of CKD with cognition were eliminated by statistical control for cardiovascular disease correlates of CKD...
  12. ncbi Homocysteine, type 2 diabetes mellitus, and cognitive performance: The Maine-Syracuse Study
    Michael A Robbins
    Department of Psychology, University of Maine, Orono, ME 04469 5742, USA
    Clin Chem Lab Med 43:1101-6. 2005
    ..Interactions between homocysteine concentrations and type 2 diabetes mellitus are observed such that associations between homocysteine and cognitive performance are stronger in the presence of diabetes...
  13. pmc Deterioration in renal function is associated with increased arterial stiffness
    Merrill F Elias
    Department of Psychology, University of Maine, Orono, Maine
    Am J Hypertens 27:207-14. 2014
    ..We examined longitudinal decline in renal function in relation to levels of PWV. We hypothesized that longitudinal decline in renal function in a community-based, nonclinic sample would be associated with higher levels of PWV...
  14. ncbi Blood pressure-related cognitive decline: does age make a difference?
    Penelope K Elias
    Department of Psychology, University of Maine, Orono, ME 04469, USA
    Hypertension 44:631-6. 2004
    ..Young adults are as susceptible to blood pressure-related longitudinal decline in cognitive performance as are older adults...
  15. ncbi Left ventricular mass, blood pressure, and lowered cognitive performance in the Framingham offspring
    Merrill F Elias
    Statistics and Consulting Unit, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Boston University, Mass, USA
    Hypertension 49:439-45. 2007
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  16. ncbi Obesity, diabetes and cognitive deficit: The Framingham Heart Study
    Merrill F Elias
    Boston University, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Statistics and Consulting Unit, 111 Cummington Street, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Neurobiol Aging 26:11-6. 2005
    ..To determine the independent effects of obesity on cognitive performance and to examine interactions between obesity and non-insulin dependent diabetes mellitus (NIDDM)...
  17. ncbi Homocysteine and cognitive performance in the Framingham offspring study: age is important
    Merrill F Elias
    The Statistics and Consulting Unit, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Boston University, Boston, MA, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 162:644-53. 2005
    ..Early preventive interventions may be important, because the inverse association between tHcy and cognitive performance is observed beyond middle age...
  18. ncbi Serum cholesterol and cognitive performance in the Framingham Heart Study
    Penelope K Elias
    Statistics and Consulting Unit, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Boston University, 111 Cummington St, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Psychosom Med 67:24-30. 2005
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  19. ncbi Framingham stroke risk profile and lowered cognitive performance
    Merrill F Elias
    Statistics and Consulting Unit, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Boston University, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Stroke 35:404-9. 2004
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  20. ncbi Introduction to the special section on health and cognitive function
    Shari R Waldstein
    Department of Psychology, University of Maryland, Baltimore County, and Geriatric Research Educational and Clinical Center, Baltimore Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Baltimore, MD 21250, USA
    Health Psychol 22:555-8. 2003
    ..Included in this special section are 6 empirical articles that examine the relation of health or disease to cognitive function...