M Davidson

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Country: Israel

Publications

  1. ncbi Risk of cardiovascular disease and sudden death in schizophrenia
    Michael Davidson
    Department of Psychiatry, Tel Aviv University, Israel
    J Clin Psychiatry 63:5-11. 2002
  2. pmc The treatment of schizophrenia: from premorbid manifestations to the first episode of psychosis
    Michael Davidson
    Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Dialogues Clin Neurosci 7:7-16. 2005
  3. ncbi Efficacy, safety and early response of paliperidone extended-release tablets (paliperidone ER): results of a 6-week, randomized, placebo-controlled study
    Michael Davidson
    Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Schizophr Res 93:117-30. 2007
  4. ncbi Behavioral and intellectual markers for schizophrenia in apparently healthy male adolescents
    M Davidson
    Tel Aviv University, Jerusalem, Israel
    Am J Psychiatry 156:1328-35. 1999
  5. doi Self-report of family functioning and risk for psychotic disorders in male adolescents with behavioural disturbances
    M Weiser
    Department of Psychiatry, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 117:225-31. 2008
  6. doi Increased number of offspring in first degree relatives of psychotic individuals: a partial explanation for the persistence of psychotic illnesses
    M Weiser
    Department of Psychiatry, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 119:466-71. 2009
  7. ncbi A long-term, multicenter, open-label study of risperidone in elderly patients with psychosis. On behalf of the Risperidone Working Group
    M Davidson
    Sheba Medical Center, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 15:506-14. 2000
  8. ncbi Higher rates of cigarette smoking in male adolescents before the onset of schizophrenia: a historical-prospective cohort study
    Mark Weiser
    Department of Psychiatry, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer 52621, Israel
    Am J Psychiatry 161:1219-23. 2004
  9. ncbi Elaboration on immigration and risk for schizophrenia
    M Weiser
    Department of Psychiatry, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Psychol Med 38:1113-9. 2008
  10. ncbi Cognitive performance of male adolescents is lower than controls across psychiatric disorders: a population-based study
    M Weiser
    Department of Psychiatry, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 110:471-5. 2004

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Publications82

  1. ncbi Risk of cardiovascular disease and sudden death in schizophrenia
    Michael Davidson
    Department of Psychiatry, Tel Aviv University, Israel
    J Clin Psychiatry 63:5-11. 2002
    ..Clinicians must not only be aware of the modifiable risk factors, but they must also learn to manage the obstacles to prevention in conjunction with other health care specialists...
  2. pmc The treatment of schizophrenia: from premorbid manifestations to the first episode of psychosis
    Michael Davidson
    Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Dialogues Clin Neurosci 7:7-16. 2005
    ..This paper reviews the efforts to identify accurate markers heralding psychotic illness, as well as treatment considerations in the early phase of the disease...
  3. ncbi Efficacy, safety and early response of paliperidone extended-release tablets (paliperidone ER): results of a 6-week, randomized, placebo-controlled study
    Michael Davidson
    Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Schizophr Res 93:117-30. 2007
    ..Paliperidone (9-OH-risperidone, metabolite of risperidone), when used with OROS technology has a unique pharmacokinetic profile undergoing limited hepatic metabolism...
  4. ncbi Behavioral and intellectual markers for schizophrenia in apparently healthy male adolescents
    M Davidson
    Tel Aviv University, Jerusalem, Israel
    Am J Psychiatry 156:1328-35. 1999
    ..The authors investigated whether these abnormalities can predict vulnerability for schizophrenia before the first psychotic manifestation...
  5. doi Self-report of family functioning and risk for psychotic disorders in male adolescents with behavioural disturbances
    M Weiser
    Department of Psychiatry, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 117:225-31. 2008
    ..Previous studies indicate that a poor family environment might affect vulnerability for the later manifestation of psychotic illness. The current study aims to examine family functioning prior to the onset of psychosis...
  6. doi Increased number of offspring in first degree relatives of psychotic individuals: a partial explanation for the persistence of psychotic illnesses
    M Weiser
    Department of Psychiatry, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 119:466-71. 2009
    ..As patients with psychotic illness have fewer offspring than controls, the persistence of psychotic illness is puzzling. We hypothesized that unaffected first-degree relatives of patients have more offspring than controls...
  7. ncbi A long-term, multicenter, open-label study of risperidone in elderly patients with psychosis. On behalf of the Risperidone Working Group
    M Davidson
    Sheba Medical Center, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 15:506-14. 2000
    ....
  8. ncbi Higher rates of cigarette smoking in male adolescents before the onset of schizophrenia: a historical-prospective cohort study
    Mark Weiser
    Department of Psychiatry, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer 52621, Israel
    Am J Psychiatry 161:1219-23. 2004
    ..The authors examined the prevalence of cigarette smoking in apparently healthy adolescents later hospitalized for schizophrenia...
  9. ncbi Elaboration on immigration and risk for schizophrenia
    M Weiser
    Department of Psychiatry, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Psychol Med 38:1113-9. 2008
    ..Hospitalization for schizophrenia was ascertained using a National Psychiatric Hospitalization Case Registry. All analyses controlled for socio-economic status (SES)...
  10. ncbi Cognitive performance of male adolescents is lower than controls across psychiatric disorders: a population-based study
    M Weiser
    Department of Psychiatry, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 110:471-5. 2004
    ..This study tested the hypothesis that as a group, adolescents suffering from psychiatric disorders score worse on cognitive tests compared with controls...
  11. ncbi Improvement in cognition associated with novel antipsychotic drugs: a direct drug effect or reduction of EPS?
    M Weiser
    Department of Psychiatry, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Schizophr Res 46:81-9. 2000
    ..VMT assesses planning capabilities, attention and executive functions known to be impaired in schizophrenia, which are suggested to be affected by novel antipsychotics...
  12. ncbi Socioeconomic status in relationship to death of vascular disease and late-life dementia
    Uri Goldbourt
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Israel
    J Neurol Sci 257:177-81. 2007
    ..The results are consistent with a "protective" mechanism associated with high education, but survival bias could affect these results and long-term incidence studies of dementia should clarify the SES-dementia association...
  13. ncbi Long-term safety of risperidone
    M Davidson
    Department of Psychiatry, Tel Aviv University, Israel
    J Clin Psychiatry 62:26-8. 2001
    ..In summary, the safety and tolerability of risperidone in treating elderly dementia sufferers has been favorable in several clinical trials...
  14. ncbi Gender differences in premorbid cognitive performance in a national cohort of schizophrenic patients
    M Weiser
    Chaim Sheba Medical Center, 52621, Tel Hahomer, Israel
    Schizophr Res 45:185-90. 2000
    ..These results may be valid only for patients with first hospitalization around age 20. Hence, gender differences in premorbid cognition should be taken into account when assessing gender differences in cognition in schizophrenia...
  15. ncbi Emotional reactions of lay persons to someone with Alzheimer's disease
    Perla Werner
    Department of Gerontology, University of Haifa, Israel
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 19:391-7. 2004
    ..Information about the nature of public reactions to people with Alzheimer's disease (AD) can help reduce stigmatization associated with the disease...
  16. ncbi Psychiatric services in nursing homes in Israel: should the American legislation be adopted?
    Yoram Barak
    Abarbanel Mental Health Center, Bat Yam, Israel
    Isr J Psychiatry Relat Sci 41:213-7. 2004
    ..Nursing homes provide care for the elderly who require medical, nursing or rehabilitation services. Legislation for the public health model of mental health care for nursing home residents in the USA was enacted in 1987...
  17. ncbi Behavioral and psychological symptoms in patients with dementia as a target for pharmacotherapy with risperidone
    Jonathan Rabinowitz
    Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel
    J Clin Psychiatry 65:1329-34. 2004
    ..To examine the effect of risperidone on specific behavioral and psychological symptoms of dementia (BPSD)...
  18. ncbi Body mass index and future schizophrenia in Israeli male adolescents
    Mark Weiser
    Department of Psychiatry, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    J Clin Psychiatry 65:1546-9. 2004
    ....
  19. pmc Sensitivity of ICD-10 diagnosis of psychotic disorders in the Israeli National Hospitalization Registry compared with RDC diagnoses based on SADS-L
    Mark Weiser
    Department of Psychiatry, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer 52621, Israel
    Compr Psychiatry 46:38-42. 2005
    ..This study assessed the sensitivity of the diagnosis of psychotic disorders ( International Statistical Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision [ ICD-10 ] F20.0-F29.9) and schizophrenia ( ICD-10 F20.0-F20.9) in the Registry...
  20. ncbi Comments on risk for schizophrenia
    Mark Weiser
    Department of Psychiatry, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Ramat Aviv, Israel
    Schizophr Res 79:15-21. 2005
    ..As up to 50% of the general population will be affected during their lifetime by a condition defined in DSM IV as psychopathology, due to this much higher base rate, factors increasing risk by 2-3 fold might become clinically relevant...
  21. ncbi The role of cardiovascular risk factors in Alzheimer's disease
    Ramit Ravona-Springer
    Memory Clinic, Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Israel
    CNS Spectr 8:824-33. 2003
    ....
  22. doi CNS infection in childhood does not confer risk for later schizophrenia: a case-control study
    Mark Weiser
    Department of Psychiatry, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Schizophr Res 124:231-5. 2010
    ..We sought to contribute to this debate by linking data on persons who had been hospitalized for meningitis as children, with a National Psychiatric Hospitalization Registry...
  23. doi Cognitive effects of antipsychotic drugs in first-episode schizophrenia and schizophreniform disorder: a randomized, open-label clinical trial (EUFEST)
    Michael Davidson
    Sheba Medical Center, Department of Psychiatry, Tel Hashomer 52621, Ramat Gan, Israel
    Am J Psychiatry 166:675-82. 2009
    ..The purpose of the present study was to compare the effect of haloperidol with that of second-generation antipsychotic drugs on the cognitive performance of patients with schizophreniform disorder or first-episode schizophrenia...
  24. pmc Using clinical data bases to study schizophrenia
    Mark Weiser
    Department of Psychiatry, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Ramat Gan, Israel
    Schizophr Bull 34:1033-4. 2008
    ..Although there are some disadvantages to research based on clinical registries, this method enables study designs not be possible with conventional research paradigms...
  25. pmc Advanced parental age at birth is associated with poorer social functioning in adolescent males: shedding light on a core symptom of schizophrenia and autism
    Mark Weiser
    Department of Psychiatry, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Ramat Gan, Israel
    Schizophr Bull 34:1042-6. 2008
    ..To test this hypothesis, we examined the association between parental age at birth and the social functioning of their adolescent male offspring in a population-based study...
  26. ncbi Impaired reading comprehension and mathematical abilities in male adolescents with average or above general intellectual abilities are associated with comorbid and future psychopathology
    Mark Weiser
    Department of Psychiatry, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    J Nerv Ment Dis 195:883-90. 2007
    ..Impairments in intellectual functioning and abnormal behaviors leading to mental illnesses may share common neurobiological substrates. The results support screening male adolescents with learning disorders for psychopathology...
  27. ncbi Social and cognitive functioning, urbanicity and risk for schizophrenia
    Mark Weiser
    Department of Psychiatry, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, IDF, Division of Mental Health, and Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Ramat Aviv, Israel
    Br J Psychiatry 191:320-4. 2007
    ..Previous work suggests that the association between urbanicity and schizophrenia may be greatest in those with pre-existing vulnerability...
  28. doi Dysthymia in male adolescents is associated with increased risk of later hospitalization for psychotic disorders: a historical-prospective cohort study
    Mark Weiser
    Department of Psychiatry, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Early Interv Psychiatry 2:67-72. 2008
    ..In a historical-prospective design, we studied the association between dysthymia in adolescence and later hospitalization for psychotic disorders and schizophrenia...
  29. ncbi Subtle cognitive dysfunction in nonaffected siblings of individuals affected by nonpsychotic disorders
    Mark Weiser
    Department of Psychiatry, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Biol Psychiatry 63:602-8. 2008
    ..We investigated cognitive performance on a large, population-based sample of individuals, affected at the time of testing by nonpsychotic disorders, and their unaffected siblings...
  30. doi Refractive errors and schizophrenia
    Asaf Caspi
    Department of Psychiatry, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Schizophr Res 107:238-41. 2009
    ..The present study explored the association between refractive errors in adolescence and schizophrenia, and the potential familiality of this association...
  31. ncbi Cognitive performance in schizophrenia patients assessed before and following the first psychotic episode
    Asaf Caspi
    Department of Psychiatry, Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Ramat Gan and the Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Israel
    Schizophr Res 65:87-94. 2003
    ..The purpose of this historical prospective study was to follow the cognitive impairment in schizophrenia from the premorbid period until shortly after the onset of the first psychotic episode within the same subjects...
  32. ncbi Prodromal schizophrenia: the dilemma of prediction and early intervention
    Michael Davidson
    Psychiatric Ambulatory Services, Department of Psychiatry, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    CNS Spectr 9:578. 2004
  33. ncbi A computer-based method for the assessment of body-image distortions in anorexia-nervosa patients
    D Harari
    Department of Electrical Engineering Systems, Tel Aviv University, Ramat Aviv 69978, Israel
    IEEE Trans Inf Technol Biomed 5:311-9. 2001
    ..The method presented is currently in a clinical validation phase, toward application in the research, diagnosis, evaluation, and treatment of eating disorders...
  34. ncbi Advancing paternal age and autism
    Abraham Reichenberg
    Department of Psychiatry and Seaver Center for Autism Research, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, One Gustave L Levy Place, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 63:1026-32. 2006
    ..Maternal and paternal ages are associated with neurodevelopmental disorders...
  35. ncbi Treatment of cognitive impairment in early psychosis: a comparison of risperidone and haloperidol in a large long-term trial
    Philip D Harvey
    Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel
    Am J Psychiatry 162:1888-95. 2005
    ..The study was conducted in a large group of patients experiencing their first episode of schizophrenia...
  36. ncbi Premorbid behavioral and intellectual functioning in schizophrenia patients with poor response to treatment with antipsychotic drugs
    Asaf Caspi
    Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Schizophr Res 94:45-9. 2007
    ..This study examined the premorbid behavioral and intellectual functioning of schizophrenia patients who showed poor response to antipsychotic treatment...
  37. ncbi Factor analysis of the Cohen-Mansfield Agitation Inventory in three large samples of nursing home patients with dementia and behavioral disturbance
    Jonathan Rabinowitz
    Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 13:991-8. 2005
    ..The authors tested the CMAI factor structure by use of data from three samples of nursing home patients categorized a priori as having at least mild behavioral and psychological symptoms of dementia...
  38. ncbi Elaboration on premorbid intellectual performance in schizophrenia: premorbid intellectual decline and risk for schizophrenia
    Abraham Reichenberg
    Department of Psychiatry, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, One Gustave L Levy Place, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 62:1297-304. 2005
    ..However, it is not clear whether this below-average premorbid intelligence is stable or progressive...
  39. ncbi Premorbid intellectual functioning and risk of schizophrenia and spectrum disorders
    Abraham Reichenberg
    Department of Psychiatry, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, One Gustave L Levey Place, Box 1230, New York, NY 10029, USA
    J Clin Exp Neuropsychol 28:193-207. 2006
    ..IQ was not associated with age of onset. These results confirm the importance of low intellectual functioning as a risk factor for SSD. This is unlikely to be due to prodrome...
  40. ncbi Premorbid intra-individual variability in intellectual performance and risk for schizophrenia: a population-based study
    Abraham Reichenberg
    Department of Psychiatry, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Schizophr Res 85:49-57. 2006
    ..We examined the association between intra-individual variability in intellectual performance and risk for schizophrenia in individuals with normal IQ...
  41. ncbi Economic cost of Alzheimer disease in Israel
    Michal Schnaider Beeri
    Mount Sinai School of Medicine, Psychiatry Department, New York, New York, USA
    Alzheimer Dis Assoc Disord 16:73-80. 2002
    ..Efforts to delay deterioration and, as a result, delay institutionalization seem crucial for cost containment...
  42. ncbi A double-blind comparison of risperidone, quetiapine and placebo in patients with schizophrenia experiencing an acute exacerbation requiring hospitalization
    Steven G Potkin
    University of California, Irvine, Orange, 92696, USA
    Schizophr Res 85:254-65. 2006
    ..This study compared the effects of atypical antipsychotics (risperidone or quetiapine) with placebo and with each other in recently exacerbated patients with schizophrenia requiring hospitalization...
  43. ncbi Premorbid functioning and treatment response in recent-onset schizophrenia
    Jonathan Rabinowitz
    Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel
    Br J Psychiatry 189:31-5. 2006
    ..Investigating the relationship between premorbid functioning and treatment response in schizophrenia is relevant to understanding the illness and predicting treatment outcomes...
  44. doi Effectiveness of antipsychotic drugs in first-episode schizophrenia and schizophreniform disorder: an open randomised clinical trial
    Rene S Kahn
    Department of Psychiatry, Rudolf Magnus Institute of Neuroscience, University Medical Centre Utrecht, Utrecht, Netherlands
    Lancet 371:1085-97. 2008
    ..We aimed to compare the effectiveness of second-generation antipsychotic drugs with that of a low dose of haloperidol, in first-episode schizophrenia...
  45. ncbi Time for a shift in focus in schizophrenia: from narrow phenotypes to broad endophenotypes
    Mark Weiser
    Br J Psychiatry 187:203-5. 2005
    ....
  46. ncbi C-reactive protein as a predictor of cardiovascular risk in a population with a high prevalence of diabetes: the Strong Heart Study
    Lyle G Best
    Missouri Breaks Industries Research Inc, Timber Lake, SD, USA
    Circulation 112:1289-95. 2005
    ..CVD accounts for a large proportion of mortality and morbidity in American Indians; we sought to test the association of CRP and CVD in a population-based American Indian cohort 45 to 74 years old...
  47. ncbi Cardiovascular disease among Alaska Natives: a review of the literature
    Catherine Schumacher
    Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium, Community Health Services, Office of Native Health Research, Anchorage, Alaska 99508, USA
    Int J Circumpolar Health 62:343-62. 2003
    ..However, data sources are largely limited to mortality data and small community-based studies...
  48. ncbi A cross-sectional study of lipids and ApoC levels in Alzheimer's patients with and without cardiovascular disease
    Abraham Adunsky
    Department of Geriatric Medicine, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 57:M757-61. 2002
    ..The present study investigated possible differences in levels of these lipids in AD patients, with or without cardiovascular diseases or risk factors...
  49. ncbi Self-reported drug abuse in male adolescents with behavioral disturbances, and follow-up for future schizophrenia
    Mark Weiser
    Sheba Medical Center, Israel Defense Forces, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Biol Psychiatry 54:655-60. 2003
    ....
  50. ncbi Relationship between premorbid functioning and symptom severity as assessed at first episode of psychosis
    Jonathan Rabinowitz
    Department of Social Work, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel
    Am J Psychiatry 159:2021-6. 2002
    ....
  51. ncbi Validation of the modified telephone interview for cognitive status (TICS-m) in Hebrew
    Michal Schnaider Beeri
    Mount Sinai School of Medicine, Biomathematical Sciences Department, One Gustave Levy Place, New York 10029 3945, USA
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 18:381-6. 2003
    ..The validity of the Hebrew version of the Telephone Interview for Cognitive Status-Modified (TICS-m) for Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI), for dementia, and for cognitive impairment (either MCI or dementia) was investigated...
  52. ncbi Are patients enrolled in first episode psychosis drug trials representative of patients treated in routine clinical practice?
    Jonathan Rabinowitz
    Department of Social Work, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel
    Schizophr Res 61:149-55. 2003
    ..Thus, it is not clear to what extent results are generalizable to most individuals treated for a psychotic illness who may not be eligible for such trials...
  53. ncbi A population-based cohort study of premorbid intellectual, language, and behavioral functioning in patients with schizophrenia, schizoaffective disorder, and nonpsychotic bipolar disorder
    Abraham Reichenberg
    Department of Psychiatry, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 159:2027-35. 2002
    ..The premorbid intellectual, language, and behavioral functioning of patients hospitalized for schizophrenia, schizoaffective disorder, or nonpsychotic bipolar disorder was compared with that of healthy comparison subjects...
  54. ncbi Perceived patient threat and neuroleptic dosage
    Jonathan Rabinowitz
    School of Social Work, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel
    J Nerv Ment Dis 191:129-30. 2003
  55. ncbi [Placebo-controlled trials in schizophrenia]
    Yuval Melamed
    Lev Hasharon Mental Health Center, Pardessiya
    Harefuah 143:236-40, 244. 2004
    ....
  56. ncbi Efficacy and safety of long-acting risperidone in elderly patients with schizophrenia and schizoaffective disorder
    Robert A Lasser
    Janssen Medical Affairs, LLC, Titusville, New Jersey 08560, USA
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 19:898-905. 2004
    ..Elderly patients are often an underserved population in terms of optimizing treatment outcomes. Long-acting risperidone, the first long-acting injectable atypical antipsychotic, can improve outcomes through continuous medication delivery...
  57. ncbi Assessing cardiovascular risks versus clinical benefits of atypical antipsychotic drug treatment
    Herbert Y Meltzer
    Department of Psychiatry and Pharmacology, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tenn 37212, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 63:25-9. 2002
    ..This article discusses both risks and benefits of antipsychotic treatment and presents a treatment algorithm to aid the clinician in choosing medications for the psychotic patient...
  58. ncbi Paternal age and intelligence: implications for age-related genomic changes in male germ cells
    Dolores Malaspina
    New York State Psychiatric Institute and Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Psychiatr Genet 15:117-25. 2005
    ..There are also substantial genetic influences on intelligence, so de novo genetic events in male germ cells, which accompany advancing paternal age, may plausibly influence offspring intelligence...
  59. ncbi Risperidone and haloperidol in first-episode psychosis: a long-term randomized trial
    Nina Schooler
    Hurwich Professor, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel
    Am J Psychiatry 162:947-53. 2005
    ..Thus, initial treatment of active symptoms and subsequent relapse prevention are central goals of pharmacotherapy. This study compared long-term effectiveness of risperidone versus haloperidol in first-episode psychosis patients...
  60. ncbi Antipsychotic-induced weight gain and metabolic abnormalities: implications for increased mortality in patients with schizophrenia
    Daniel E Casey
    J Clin Psychiatry 65:4-18; quiz 19-20. 2004
  61. pmc Relationship between body height and dementia
    Michal Schnaider Beeri
    Mt Sinai School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry, One Gustave Levy Place, Box 1230, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 13:116-23. 2005
    ..Body height is affected by childhood conditions that promote growth. The authors examine the relationship of height in midlife and subsequent dementia, Alzheimer disease (AD), and vascular dementia...
  62. ncbi Association between functioning in adolescence prior to first admission for schizophrenia and affective disorders and patterns of hospitalizations thereafter
    Jonathan Rabinowitz
    Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel
    Schizophr Res 73:185-91. 2005
    ..Empirical support for this hypothesis comes primarily from small samples using retrospectively collected data...
  63. ncbi Influence of filgrastim (granulocyte colony-stimulating factor) on human immunodeficiency virus type 1 RNA in patients with cytomegalovirus retinitis
    Michael Davidson
    Center for Clinical Trials, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Infect Dis 186:1013-8. 2002
    ..87 (P=.12) and respective log mean rates of change per month of -0.08 versus -0.21 (P=.08). This latter difference has borderline statistical significance, which suggests that filgrastim may reduce the decline of HIV-1 RNA loads...
  64. ncbi The cost of behavioral and psychological symptoms of dementia (BPSD) in community dwelling Alzheimer's disease patients
    Michal Schnaider Beeri
    Memory Clinic, Sheba Medical Center, Israel
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 17:403-8. 2002
    ..The aim of the present study was to assess the direct and indirect cost related to the care of BPSD within a prospective study examining the overall cost of AD in Israel...
  65. ncbi Use of filgrastim as adjuvant therapy in patients with AIDS-related cytomegalovirus retinitis
    Michael Davidson
    Center for Clinical Trials, The Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    AIDS 16:757-65. 2002
    ..Neutropenia in AIDS predisposes to bacterial infection. Granulocyte colony-stimulating factor (filgrastim) can reverse neutropenia...
  66. ncbi Subgroup interactions in the Heart and Estrogen/Progestin Replacement Study: lessons learned
    Curt D Furberg
    Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157 1063, USA
    Circulation 105:917-22. 2002
    ..We analyzed the HERS data to determine whether there were specific subgroups of women who responded differently to treatment, either during the first year or in the overall study...
  67. ncbi Significant differential effects of alendronate, estrogen, or combination therapy on the rate of bone loss after discontinuation of treatment of postmenopausal osteoporosis. A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial
    Susan L Greenspan
    University of Pittsburgh, Osteoporosis Prevention and Treatment Center, Kaufmann Medical Building, Suite 1110, 3471 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Ann Intern Med 137:875-83. 2002
    ..Changes in bone mineral density after discontinuation of therapy have not been compared directly...
  68. ncbi Galantamine provides sustained benefits in patients with 'advanced moderate' Alzheimer's disease for at least 12 months
    Rafael Blesa
    Hospital Clinic Universitari, Barcelona, Spain
    Dement Geriatr Cogn Disord 15:79-87. 2003
    ..This drug has potential for broader use in clinical practice...
  69. doi Lipoprotein management in patients with cardiometabolic risk: consensus statement from the American Diabetes Association and the American College of Cardiology Foundation
    John D Brunzell
    Division of Metabolism, Endocrinology and Nutrition, Department of Medicine, and the Northwest Lipid Laboratory, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Diabetes Care 31:811-22. 2008
  70. ncbi A genetic and epidemiologic study of cardiovascular disease in Alaska natives (GOCADAN): design and methods
    Barbara V Howard
    MedStar Research Institute, Washington, DC, USA
    Int J Circumpolar Health 64:206-21. 2005
    ..Data from this study will contribute to the delivery of health-care and prevention of CVD in Alaska Eskimos and other populations...
  71. ncbi Considerations in the treatment of dyslipidemia associated with chronic kidney failure and renal transplantation
    Michael Davidson
    Department of Preventive Cardiology, Rush University Medical Center, 1725 West Harrison Street, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Prev Cardiol 8:244-9. 2005
    ..Lovastatin, simvastatin, pravastatin, fluvastatin, atorvastatin, and rosuvastatin are the available statins in the United States...
  72. pmc Type 2 diabetes is negatively associated with Alzheimer's disease neuropathology
    Michal Schnaider Beeri
    Department of Psychiatry, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 60:471-5. 2005
    ..The present descriptive study compared diabetic and nondiabetic subjects on the severity of neuritic plaques and neurofibrillary tangles (NFTs) in the cerebral cortex and in the hippocampus...
  73. ncbi Comparison of the lipid-modifying efficacy and safety profiles of ezetimibe coadministered with simvastatin in older versus younger patients with primary hypercholesterolemia: a post Hoc analysis of subpopulations from three pooled clinical trials
    Theodore Feldman
    Miami Research Associates, Coral Gables, Florida 33146, USA
    Clin Ther 28:849-59. 2006
    ..Despite the need for effective and well-tolerated lipid-lowering therapies for primary hypercholesterolemia in older patients, there is a relative paucity of published data on such treatments in this population...
  74. ncbi Prospective analysis of mannose-binding lectin genotypes and coronary artery disease in American Indians: the Strong Heart Study
    Lyle G Best
    Missouri Breaks Industries Research Inc, Timber Lake, SD, USA
    Circulation 109:471-5. 2004
    ..After a preliminary report associating these variations with coronary artery disease (CAD), we determined MBL genotypes in 3 American Indian communities experiencing an increased mortality and morbidity from CAD...
  75. ncbi Plasma lipid levels in Alzheimer's disease patients treated by Donepezil hydrochloride: a cross-sectional study
    Abraham Adunsky
    Department of Geriatric Medicine, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer 52621, Israel
    Arch Gerontol Geriatr 38:61-8. 2004
    ..Alternatively, this may indicate that the effect of the medication may involve lipid metabolism, rather than other proposed mechanisms...
  76. ncbi [Use of cannabis in adolescence and risk of schizophrenia]
    Karla Soares-Weiser
    Rev Bras Psiquiatr 25:131-2. 2003
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    ..LRPT plus ERN was well tolerated. In conclusion, the significant reduction in ERN-induced flushing provided by LRPT plus ERN supports an accelerated ERN dose-advancement paradigm to achieve rapidly a 2-g dose in dyslipidemic patients...
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    Michael Davidson
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