Research Topics

Lisa L Barnes

Summary

Affiliation: Rush University Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

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    Barnes L, Mendes de Leon C, Bienias J, Evans D. A longitudinal study of black-white differences in social resources. J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci. 2004;59:S146-53 pubmed
    ..The findings provide evidence for lower levels of social resources among older Blacks. There was little evidence that racial differences were the result of greater decline during old age itself. ..
  2. Greenspan M, Chehl N, Shawron K, Barnes L, Li H, Avery E, et al. Patient Non-adherence and Cancellations Are Higher for Screening Colonoscopy Compared with Surveillance Colonoscopy. Dig Dis Sci. 2015;60:2930-6 pubmed publisher
    ..Patients undergoing colonoscopy for CRC screening are significantly less likely to attend their scheduled procedure within a year and have more procedure cancellations than those undergoing surveillance colonoscopy. ..
  3. Buchman A, Wilson R, Leurgans S, Bennett D, Barnes L. Change in motor function and adverse health outcomes in older African-Americans. Exp Gerontol. 2015;70:71-7 pubmed publisher
    ..5-fold higher rate of death and a 3-fold higher rate of developing Katz disability. The rate of declining motor function accelerates with increasing age and its rate of decline predicts adverse health outcomes in older African-Americans. ..
  4. Barnes L, Wilson R, Everson Rose S, Hayward M, Evans D, Mendes de Leon C. Effects of early-life adversity on cognitive decline in older African Americans and whites. Neurology. 2012;79:2321-7 pubmed publisher
    ..The relations were not mediated by years of education and persisted after adjustment for cardiovascular factors. Markers of early-life adversity had an unexpected protective effect on cognitive decline in African Americans. ..