Carol A Derby
Affiliation: Albert Einstein College of Medicine
- Body mass index, waist circumference and waist to hip ratio and change in sex steroid hormones: the Massachusetts Male Ageing StudyCarol A Derby
Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 65:125-31. 2006..Our objective was to examine the relation of obesity (body mass index > 30 kg/m2), and of central obesity (waist circumference > 100 cm or waist to hip ratio > 0.95) to longitudinal change in sex steroid hormones in men...
- Lipid changes during the menopause transition in relation to age and weight: the Study of Women's Health Across the NationCarol A Derby
Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York 10461, USA
Am J Epidemiol 169:1352-61. 2009..Results for estradiol and follicle-stimulating hormone confirmed the results based on status defined by bleeding patterns. Increases in lipids were smallest in women who were heaviest at baseline...
- Application of national screening criteria for blood pressure and cholesterol to perimenopausal women: prevalence of hypertension and hypercholesterolemia in the Study of Women's Health Across the NationCarol A Derby
Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
Prev Cardiol 9:150-9. 2006....
- Endogenous estradiol is associated with verbal memory in nondemented older menMolly E Zimmerman
Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Department of Neurology, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
Brain Cogn 76:158-65. 2011..These findings indicate that high levels of total estradiol in older men are associated with better performance on a cue-based, controlled learning test of verbal memory that is a sensitive predictor of dementia...
- Inflammatory markers and gait speed decline in older adultsJoe Verghese
Division of Cognitive and Motor Aging, Department of Neurology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, 1165 Morris Park Avenue, Room 301, Bronx, New York 10461, USA
J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 66:1083-9. 2011..The objective of this study was to determine the influence of inflammatory markers, interleukin-6 (IL-6), and tumor necrosis factor alpha, on gait speed performance and decline in older adults...
- Age-specific and sex-specific prevalence and incidence of mild cognitive impairment, dementia, and Alzheimer dementia in blacks and whites: a report from the Einstein Aging StudyMindy J Katz
Saul B Korey Department of Neurology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Yeshiva University, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
Alzheimer Dis Assoc Disord 26:335-43. 2012..Results highlight the public health significance of preclinical cognitive disease...
- Exceptional parental longevity associated with lower risk of Alzheimer's disease and memory declineRichard B Lipton
Einstein Aging Study, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York 10461, USA
J Am Geriatr Soc 58:1043-9. 2010..To determine whether offspring of parents with exceptional longevity (OPEL) have a lower rate of dementia than offspring of parents with usual survival (OPUS)...
- Screening for predementia AD: Time-dependent operating characteristics of episodic memory testsCarol A Derby
From the Department of Neurology, Division of Cognitive Aging and Dementia and the Einstein Aging Study C A D, C W, M J K, M E Z, R B L, and Department of Epidemiology and Population Health C A D, C W, R B L, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY Global Health Economics and Outcomes Research L C B, Bristol Myers Squibb R and D, Princeton, NJ and Bristol Myers Squibb R and D G L, z g, R M B, Wallingford, CT
Neurology 80:1307-14. 2013....
- Racial differences in gait velocity in an urban elderly cohortIrene Blanco
Division of Rheumatology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York 10461, USA
J Am Geriatr Soc 60:922-6. 2012..To investigate whether there are racial differences in gait velocity in elderly adults...
- Cardiovascular risk factor variation within a Hispanic cohort: SWAN, the Study of Women's Health Across the NationCarol A Derby
Department of Neurology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine 1165 Morris Park Avenue, Rousso 336, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
Ethn Dis 20:396-402. 2010..Our goal was to examine the association of cardiovascular risk factors with country of origin and acculturation in a cohort of middle-aged Hispanic women...
- Leisure activities and the risk of dementia in the elderlyJoe Verghese
Einstein Aging Study, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
N Engl J Med 348:2508-16. 2003..It is unclear whether increased participation in leisure activities lowers the risk of dementia or participation in leisure activities declines during the preclinical phase of dementia...
- Predicting Alzheimer's disease: neuropsychological tests, self-reports, and informant reports of cognitive difficultiesLaura A Rabin
Department of Psychology, Brooklyn College and The Graduate Center, City University of New York, Brooklyn, New York 11210, USA
J Am Geriatr Soc 60:1128-34. 2012..To investigate the independent and combined contributions to the risk of Alzheimer's disease (AD) of three important domains of cognitive assessment: neuropsychological measurement, self-reports, and informant reports...
- Mechanisms of association between obesity and chronic pain in the elderlyLhasa Ray
Department of Neurology and the Einstein Aging Study, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY, USA
Pain 152:53-9. 2011....
- Homocysteine and mobility in older adultsLydia Rolita
Department of General Internal Medicine, New York University School of Medicine, New York, New York 10461, USA
J Am Geriatr Soc 58:545-50. 2010..To determine the influence of homocysteine on mobility decline in older adults...
- Association of a functional polymorphism in the cholesteryl ester transfer protein (CETP) gene with memory decline and incidence of dementiaAmy E Sanders
Department of Neurology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Yeshiva University, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
JAMA 303:150-8. 2010..Polymorphisms in the cholesteryl ester transfer protein (CETP) gene have been associated with exceptional longevity and lower cardiovascular risk, but associations with memory decline and dementia risk are unclear...
- Contribution of vascular pathology to the clinical expression of dementiaDorothea Strozyk
Department of Neurology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Yeshiva University, 1300 Morris Park Avenue, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
Neurobiol Aging 31:1710-20. 2010..6, 95% CI 1.2-2.3), AD (OR 1.5, 95% CI 1.0-2.1) and VaD (OR 2.0, 95% CI 1.4-3.0). Leukoencephalopathy, large infarcts, and higher vascular burden is associated with the clinical expression of dementia and subtypes...
- Ethnic differences in cardiovascular risk factor burden among middle-aged women: Study of Women's Health Across the Nation (SWAN)Karen A Matthews
Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
Am Heart J 149:1066-73. 2005....
- Age trends in the level of serum testosterone and other hormones in middle-aged men: longitudinal results from the Massachusetts male aging studyHenry A Feldman
New England Research Institutes, Watertown, Massachusetts 02472, USA
J Clin Endocrinol Metab 87:589-98. 2002..The paradoxical finding that longitudinal age trends were steeper than cross-sectional trends suggests that incident poor health may accelerate the age-related decline in androgen levels...
- Radical prostatectomy versus watchful waitingPaul R Marantz
N Engl J Med 353:1298-300; author reply 1298-300. 2005
- Reliability and validity of a telephone-based mobility assessment questionnaireJoe Verghese
Age Ageing 33:628-32. 2004
- Maintenance of effects of the CATCH physical education program: results from the CATCH-ON studyThomas L McKenzie
Department of Exercise and Nutritional Sciences, San Diego State University, San Diego, California 92182 7251, USA
Health Educ Behav 30:447-62. 2003..Use of CATCH PE curricula was associated with increased levels of teacher training and school support for PE in both former intervention and control schools...