R D Abbott

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Affiliation: University of Virginia
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Late-life hemoglobin and the incidence of Parkinson's disease
    Robert D Abbott
    Department of Statistics, Radiation Effects Research Foundation, Minami Ku, Hiroshima, Japan
    Neurobiol Aging 33:914-20. 2012
  2. ncbi request reprint Coronary artery calcification and total mortality in elderly men
    Robert D Abbott
    Division of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, School of Medicine, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia 22908, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 55:1948-54. 2007
  3. pmc Coronary artery calcification in Japanese men in Japan and Hawaii
    Robert D Abbott
    Division of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, University of Virginia School of Medicine, Charlottesville, VA 22908 0717, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 166:1280-7. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Age-related changes in risk factor effects on the incidence of thromboembolic and hemorrhagic stroke
    Robert D Abbott
    Division of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, University of Virginia School of Medicine, Charlottesville, Virginia 22908, USA
    J Clin Epidemiol 56:479-86. 2003
  5. ncbi request reprint Dietary magnesium intake and the future risk of coronary heart disease (the Honolulu Heart Program)
    Robert D Abbott
    Division of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, Department of Health Evaluation Sciences, University of Virginia School of Medicine, PO Box 800717, Charlottesville, VA 22908 0717, USA
    Am J Cardiol 92:665-9. 2003
  6. ncbi request reprint Environmental, life-style, and physical precursors of clinical Parkinson's disease: recent findings from the Honolulu-Asia Aging Study
    Robert D Abbott
    University of Virginia Health System, Department of Health Evaluation Sciences, 800717, Charlottesville, Virginia 22908 0717, USA
    J Neurol 250:III30-9. 2003
  7. ncbi request reprint Bowel movement frequency in late-life and incidental Lewy bodies
    Robert D Abbott
    Division of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, University of Virginia School of Medicine, Charlottesville, Virginia 22908 0717, and Veterans Affairs Pacific Islands Health Care System, Honolulu, HI, USA
    Mov Disord 22:1581-6. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Walking and dementia in physically capable elderly men
    Robert D Abbott
    Division of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, University of Virginia School of Medicine, Charlottesville, USA
    JAMA 292:1447-53. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint Serum estradiol and risk of stroke in elderly men
    R D Abbott
    Division of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, University of Virginia School of Medicine, Charlottesville, VA 22908 0717, USA
    Neurology 68:563-8. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Excessive daytime sleepiness and subsequent development of Parkinson disease
    R D Abbott
    Division of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, University of Virginia School of Medicine, Charlottesville, VA, USA
    Neurology 65:1442-6. 2005

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  1. pmc Late-life hemoglobin and the incidence of Parkinson's disease
    Robert D Abbott
    Department of Statistics, Radiation Effects Research Foundation, Minami Ku, Hiroshima, Japan
    Neurobiol Aging 33:914-20. 2012
    ..While Hb declines with advancing age, evidence suggests that Hb that remains high in elderly men is associated with an increased risk of PD...
  2. ncbi request reprint Coronary artery calcification and total mortality in elderly men
    Robert D Abbott
    Division of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, School of Medicine, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia 22908, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 55:1948-54. 2007
    ..To examine the relationship between coronary artery calcification (CAC) and mortality in a sample of elderly men...
  3. pmc Coronary artery calcification in Japanese men in Japan and Hawaii
    Robert D Abbott
    Division of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, University of Virginia School of Medicine, Charlottesville, VA 22908 0717, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 166:1280-7. 2007
    ..0 (95% confidence interval: 2.2, 7.4). Further studies are needed to identify factors that protect against atherosclerosis in Japanese men in Japan...
  4. ncbi request reprint Age-related changes in risk factor effects on the incidence of thromboembolic and hemorrhagic stroke
    Robert D Abbott
    Division of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, University of Virginia School of Medicine, Charlottesville, Virginia 22908, USA
    J Clin Epidemiol 56:479-86. 2003
    ..Control of diabetes and the encouragement of active lifestyles in the elderly seem to be especially important...
  5. ncbi request reprint Dietary magnesium intake and the future risk of coronary heart disease (the Honolulu Heart Program)
    Robert D Abbott
    Division of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, Department of Health Evaluation Sciences, University of Virginia School of Medicine, PO Box 800717, Charlottesville, VA 22908 0717, USA
    Am J Cardiol 92:665-9. 2003
    ..We conclude that the intake of dietary Mg is associated with a reduced risk of CHD. Whether increases in dietary Mg intake can alter the future risk of disease warrants further study...
  6. ncbi request reprint Environmental, life-style, and physical precursors of clinical Parkinson's disease: recent findings from the Honolulu-Asia Aging Study
    Robert D Abbott
    University of Virginia Health System, Department of Health Evaluation Sciences, 800717, Charlottesville, Virginia 22908 0717, USA
    J Neurol 250:III30-9. 2003
    ..This report describes the relations between environmental, life-style, and physical attributes and the incidence of PD that have been observed in the Honolulu-Asia Aging Study...
  7. ncbi request reprint Bowel movement frequency in late-life and incidental Lewy bodies
    Robert D Abbott
    Division of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, University of Virginia School of Medicine, Charlottesville, Virginia 22908 0717, and Veterans Affairs Pacific Islands Health Care System, Honolulu, HI, USA
    Mov Disord 22:1581-6. 2007
    ..Infrequent bowel movements are associated with ILB. Findings provide evidence that constipation can predate the extrapyramidal signs of PD. Constipation could be one of the earliest markers of the beginning of PD processes...
  8. ncbi request reprint Walking and dementia in physically capable elderly men
    Robert D Abbott
    Division of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, University of Virginia School of Medicine, Charlottesville, USA
    JAMA 292:1447-53. 2004
    ..Evidence suggests that physical activity may be related to the clinical expression of dementia. Whether the association includes low-intensity activity such as walking is not known...
  9. ncbi request reprint Serum estradiol and risk of stroke in elderly men
    R D Abbott
    Division of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, University of Virginia School of Medicine, Charlottesville, VA 22908 0717, USA
    Neurology 68:563-8. 2007
    ..To determine if levels of serum estradiol and testosterone can predict stroke in a population-based sample of elderly men...
  10. ncbi request reprint Excessive daytime sleepiness and subsequent development of Parkinson disease
    R D Abbott
    Division of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, University of Virginia School of Medicine, Charlottesville, VA, USA
    Neurology 65:1442-6. 2005
    ..To determine if excessive daytime sleepiness (EDS) can predate future Parkinson disease (PD)...
  11. ncbi request reprint Midlife adiposity and the future risk of Parkinson's disease
    R D Abbott
    Division of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, University of Virginia School of Medicine, Charlottesville, USA
    Neurology 59:1051-7. 2002
    ..Whether patterns of adiposity coexist or predate clinical PD is unknown. This report examines the relation between midlife adiposity and the risk of PD...
  12. doi request reprint Risk factor effects and total mortality in older Japanese men in Japan and Hawaii
    Robert D Abbott
    Division of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, University of Virginia School of Medicine, Charlottesville, VA 22908 0717, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 18:913-8. 2008
    ..We sought to identify factors related to total mortality in older Japanese men in Japan and Hawaii...
  13. ncbi request reprint Ankle/brachial blood pressure in men >70 years of age and the risk of coronary heart disease
    R D Abbott
    Division of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, University of Virginia School of Medicine, Charlottesville, Virginia 22908 0717, USA
    Am J Cardiol 86:280-4. 2000
    ..If findings can be extended to other elderly population segments, simple measurement of ABI in an outpatient setting could be an important tool for assessing the risk of CHD in the elderly...
  14. ncbi request reprint Age-related changes in risk factor effects on the incidence of coronary heart disease
    Robert D Abbott
    Division of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, University of Virginia School of Medicine, Charlottesville, VA, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 12:173-81. 2002
    ..The purpose of this report is to examine the potential for risk factor effects on the incidence of CHD to change over a broad range of ages from middle adulthood to late-life...
  15. ncbi request reprint Ankle-brachial blood pressure in elderly men and the risk of stroke: the Honolulu Heart Program
    R D Abbott
    Division of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, University of Virginia School of Medicine, Charlottesville, VA 22908 0717, USA
    J Clin Epidemiol 54:973-8. 2001
    ..05). Findings suggest that ABI is inversely related to the incidence of stroke. Simple measurement of ABI in an outpatient setting could be an important tool for assessing the risk of stroke in the elderly...
  16. ncbi request reprint Frequency of bowel movements and the future risk of Parkinson's disease
    R D Abbott
    Division of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, University of Virginia School of Medicine, Charlottesville, USA
    Neurology 57:456-62. 2001
    ..The purpose of this report is to examine the association between the frequency of bowel movements and the future risk of PD...
  17. ncbi request reprint Association of coffee and caffeine intake with the risk of Parkinson disease
    G W Ross
    Department of Veterans Affairs, Honolulu 151, PO Box 50188, Honolulu, HI 96850, USA
    JAMA 283:2674-9. 2000
    ..The projected expansion in the next several decades of the elderly population at highest risk for Parkinson disease (PD) makes identification of factors that promote or prevent the disease an important goal...
  18. pmc Comparing standard care with a physician and pharmacist team approach for uncontrolled hypertension
    P E Bogden
    Department of Medicine, John A. Burns School of Medicine, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 13:740-5. 1998
    ..CONCLUSIONS: Patients who fail to achieve national blood pressure goals under standard outpatient medical care may benefit from a program that includes a physician and pharmacist teamwork approach...
  19. ncbi request reprint Hyperinsulinemia and cardiovascular disease in elderly men: the Honolulu Heart Program
    C M Burchfiel
    Division of Epidemiology and Clinical Applications, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, Honolulu, HI, USA
    Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 18:450-7. 1998
    ....
  20. ncbi request reprint Distribution and correlates of lipids and lipoproteins in elderly Japanese-American men. The Honolulu Heart Program
    C M Burchfiel
    Honolulu Epidemiology Research Unit, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, Hawaii, Honolulu, USA
    Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 16:1356-64. 1996
    ..These analyses also identify several modifiable factors that may favorably influence lipid and lipoprotein levels in the elderly...
  21. ncbi request reprint A prospective study of HDL-C and cholesteryl ester transfer protein gene mutations and the risk of coronary heart disease in the elderly
    J D Curb
    Pacific Health Research Institute, Honolulu, HI, USA
    J Lipid Res 45:948-53. 2004
    ..These data indicate that HDL-C remains an important risk factor for CHD in the elderly. Whether a CETP mutation offers additional protection against CHD warrants further investigation...
  22. ncbi request reprint High density lipoprotein cholesterol and the risk of stroke in elderly men: the Honolulu heart program
    J David Curb
    Pacific Health Research Institute, Honolulu, HI 96817, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 160:150-7. 2004
    ..These findings suggest that HDL cholesterol level is inversely related to the risk of thromboembolic stroke in elderly men. Whether HDL cholesterol alters the effect of other factors on stroke risk in elderly men warrants further study...
  23. ncbi request reprint Prospective association between low and high total and low-density lipoprotein cholesterol and coronary heart disease in elderly men
    J David Curb
    Honolulu Heart Program, Kuakini Medical Center, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 52:1975-80. 2004
    ..To examine the relationship between total cholesterol (TC) and low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C) and the incidence of coronary heart disease (CHD) in elderly men...
  24. ncbi request reprint Association of olfactory dysfunction with risk for future Parkinson's disease
    G Webster Ross
    Veterans Affairs Pacific Islands Health Care System, University of Hawaii John A Burns School of Medicine, Honolulu, HI 96819, USA
    Ann Neurol 63:167-73. 2008
    ..This study examines the association of olfactory dysfunction with future development of PD in Honolulu-Asia Aging Study cohort members..
  25. ncbi request reprint Parkinsonian signs and substantia nigra neuron density in decendents elders without PD
    G Webster Ross
    Honolulu Department of Veteran s Affairs, Honolulu, HI, USA
    Ann Neurol 56:532-9. 2004
    ..There was a significant association of increasing number of signs present with decreasing neuron density in both quadrants (p = 0.001 for trend). Low SN neuron density may be the basis for parkinsonian signs in the elderly without PD...
  26. ncbi request reprint C-reactive protein and the future risk of thromboembolic stroke in healthy men
    J David Curb
    Pacific Health Research Institute, Honolulu, Hawaii 96813, USA
    Circulation 107:2016-20. 2003
    ..Whether associations are altered in the presence of other risk factors is unclear. The purpose of this study was to additionally assess the relation between CRP and TE stroke...
  27. ncbi request reprint AD lesions and infarcts in demented and non-demented Japanese-American men
    Helen Petrovitch
    Pacific Health Research Institute, Kuakini Medical Center, University of Hawaii, 846 South Hotel Street, Honolulu, HI 96813, USA
    Ann Neurol 57:98-103. 2005
    ..Prevention of cerebrovascular lesions may be critically important in preserving late-life cognitive function...
  28. pmc Bowel movement frequency in late-life and substantia nigra neuron density at death
    Helen Petrovitch
    Pacific Health Research Institute, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA
    Mov Disord 24:371-6. 2009
    ..Constipation is associated with low SN neuron density independent of the presence of LB...
  29. ncbi request reprint Exercise-dependent growth hormone release is linked to markers of heightened central adrenergic outflow
    A Weltman
    Department of Human Services, University of Virginia, Charlottesville 22903, USA
    J Appl Physiol 89:629-35. 2000
    ..02) could not be explained by changes in Epi alone (P = 0.77). Our results suggest that exercise intensity and GH release in the human may be coupled mechanistically by central adrenergic activation...
  30. ncbi request reprint Quantification of regional glial fibrillary acidic protein levels in Alzheimer's disease
    G W Ross
    Department of Veterans Affairs, Honolulu, HI, USA
    Acta Neurol Scand 107:318-23. 2003
    ..Our objectives were to quantify glial fibrillary acidic protein (GFAP) in brains of Alzheimer's disease (AD) cases, and non-AD controls to determine the regions with the most severe gliosis in AD...
  31. pmc The physician and pharmacist team. An effective approach to cholesterol reduction
    P E Bogden
    Department of Medicine, John A. Burns School of Medicine, Honolulu, HI, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 12:158-64. 1997
    ..Although altering adverse lipid profiles in lower-risk patients may be difficult, achieving optimal cholesterol levels could have an important impact on preventing movement to higher risk strata...
  32. pmc Effect of walking distance on 8-year incident depressive symptoms in elderly men with and without chronic disease: the Honolulu-Asia Aging Study
    Toby L Smith
    John A Hartford Center of Excellence in Geriatrics, Department of Geriatric Medicine, John A Burns School of Medicine, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, Hawaii 96817, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 58:1447-52. 2010
    ..To determine the effect of walking on incident depressive symptoms in elderly Japanese-American men with and without chronic disease...
  33. doi request reprint Apolipoprotein E epsilon4 allele genotype and the effect of depressive symptoms on the risk of dementia in men: the Honolulu-Asia Aging Study
    Fumiko Irie
    Pacific Health Research Institute, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 65:906-12. 2008
    ..Recently, depression has also become recognized as a risk factor for dementia. However, the possible effect of the APOE genotype on the association between depression and dementia is unexamined...
  34. ncbi request reprint Recent clinical-pathologic research on the causes of dementia in late life: update from the Honolulu-Asia Aging Study
    Lon White
    Honolulu Asia Aging Study, Kuakini Medical Center, Honolulu, HI, USA
    J Geriatr Psychiatry Neurol 18:224-7. 2005
    ..The results suggest that clinical diagnosis of dementia made during life may fail to reflect the pathogenic complexity of this condition in very elderly persons...
  35. ncbi request reprint Association of olfactory dysfunction with incidental Lewy bodies
    G Webster Ross
    Veterans Affairs Pacific Islands Health Care System, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA
    Mov Disord 21:2062-7. 2006
    ..0 (P = 0.02). Olfactory dysfunction is associated with ILB. If incidental Lewy bodies represent presymptomatic stage of PD, olfactory testing may be a useful screening tool to identify those at high risk for developing PD...
  36. ncbi request reprint C-reactive protein, cardiovascular disease and stroke: new roles for an old biomarker
    Bradley J Willcox
    Pacific Health Research Institute, 846 South Hotel St, Suite 301, Honolulu, HI 96813, USA
    Expert Rev Neurother 4:507-18. 2004
    ..New and increasingly available high-sensitivity assays may make C-reactive protein a standard screening tool for cardiovascular disease...
  37. ncbi request reprint Family influences on the risk of daily smoking initiation
    Karl G Hill
    Social Development Research Group, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98115, USA
    J Adolesc Health 37:202-10. 2005
    ..To examine developmental patterns and family influences on the risk of daily smoking initiation from adolescence to young adulthood...
  38. doi request reprint Higher stroke incidence in the spring season regardless of conventional risk factors: Takashima Stroke Registry, Japan, 1988-2001
    Tanvir Chowdhury Turin
    Department of Health Science, Shiga University of Medical Science, Seta tsukinowa cho, Otsu City, Shiga, 520 2192, Japan
    Stroke 39:745-52. 2008
    ..We also examined if this variation was modified by conventional stroke risk factors hypertension, diabetes mellitus, drinking, and smoking...
  39. doi request reprint Men's and women's patterns of substance use around pregnancy
    Jennifer A Bailey
    Social Development Research Group, School of Social Work, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98115, USA
    Birth 35:50-9. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to describe the association between pregnancy or partner's pregnancy and month-by-month patterns of binge drinking, daily smoking, and marijuana use among young men and women...
  40. doi request reprint Joint impact of smoking and hypertension on cardiovascular disease and all-cause mortality in Japan: NIPPON DATA80, a 19-year follow-up
    Atsushi Hozawa
    Department of Health Science, Shiga University of Medical Science, Otsu, Japan
    Hypertens Res 30:1169-75. 2007
    ..Efforts to warn about the adverse consequence of HT and smoking during adolescence and youth could yield the greatest health benefits, since positive behaviors adopted early are more easily continued into middle adulthood and later life...
  41. ncbi request reprint Low-risk profile for cardiovascular disease and mortality in Japanese
    Takako Yamamoto
    Department of Health Science, Shiga University of Medical Science, Seta Tukinowa cho, Otsu 520 2192, Japan
    Circ J 72:545-50. 2008
    ..This study examines whether having a favorable risk factor profile yields lower all-cause mortality and whether the proportion of those with a low-risk profile is larger in the Japanese population...
  42. doi request reprint Trend of increase in the incidence of acute myocardial infarction in a Japanese population: Takashima AMI Registry, 1990-2001
    Nahid Rumana
    Department of Health Science, Shiga University of Medical Science, Shiga, Japan
    Am J Epidemiol 167:1358-64. 2008
    ..6% (95% CI: 3.5, 11.7) among men and by 8.3% (95% CI: 1.02, 15.6) among women. To the best of the authors' knowledge, this is the first study to report an increasing trend of AMI in a Japanese population...
  43. doi request reprint Low LDL cholesterol and increased risk of Parkinson's disease: prospective results from Honolulu-Asia Aging Study
    Xuemei Huang
    Department of Neurology, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7025, USA
    Mov Disord 23:1013-8. 2008
    ..2, 0.9). This prospective study supports the hypothesis that low LDL-C is associated with an increased risk of PD. Although confirmation is required, the underlying mechanisms may be useful in understanding key aspects of PD...
  44. doi request reprint Relationship between BMI and all-cause mortality in Japan: NIPPON DATA80
    Atsushi Hozawa
    Department of Health Science, Shiga University of Medical Science, Otsu, Japan
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 16:1714-7. 2008
    ..0-22.9 and 23.0-24.9 kg/m(2). Our findings do not support the recent WHO implications that BMIs <23.0 kg/m(2) is healthy for Asians. Therefore, further studies are needed to identify an optimal BMI range for Asia...
  45. ncbi request reprint Physical activity, physical function, and incident dementia in elderly men: the Honolulu-Asia Aging Study
    Dennis R Taaffe
    School of Human Movement Studies, Faculty of Health Sciences, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, QLD 4072, Australia
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 63:529-35. 2008
    ..We examined the association of late life physical activity and the modifying effect of physical function with future risk of dementia in a well-characterized cohort of elderly men participating in the Honolulu-Asia Aging Study (HAAS)...
  46. doi request reprint Latent growth modeling of the relationship between depressive symptoms and substance use during adolescence
    Charles B Fleming
    Social Development Research Group, School of Social Work, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98115, USA
    Psychol Addict Behav 22:186-97. 2008
    ..Predictive relationships across constructs were not found, with the exception of higher level of depressive symptoms in early adolescence predicting less increase in alcohol use...
  47. doi request reprint Executive functions for reading and writing in typical literacy development and dyslexia
    Leah E Altemeier
    University of Washington, WA, USA
    J Clin Exp Neuropsychol 30:588-606. 2008
    ..Developmental, educational, and clinical significance of findings are discussed...
  48. pmc Marine-derived n-3 fatty acids and atherosclerosis in Japanese, Japanese-American, and white men: a cross-sectional study
    Akira Sekikawa
    University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 52:417-24. 2008
    ..We sought to examine whether marine-derived n-3 fatty acids are associated with less atherosclerosis in Japanese versus white populations in the U.S...
  49. ncbi request reprint The American Diabetes Association and World Health Organization classifications for diabetes: their impact on diabetes prevalence and total and cardiovascular disease mortality in elderly Japanese-American men
    Beatriz L Rodriguez
    Division of Clinical Epidemiology and the Department of Geriatric Medicine, John A Burns School of Medicine, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Hawaii
    Diabetes Care 25:951-5. 2002
    ....
  50. ncbi request reprint C-reactive protein and myocardial infarction
    Pamela Sakkinen
    Laboratory for Clinical Biochemistry Research, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT, USA
    J Clin Epidemiol 55:445-51. 2002
    ....
  51. ncbi request reprint Risk of hospitalized stroke in men enrolled in the Honolulu Heart Program and the Framingham Study: A comparison of incidence and risk factor effects
    Beatriz L Rodriguez
    Division of Clinical Epidemiology, John A Burns School of Medicine, University of Hawaii at Manoa, USA
    Stroke 33:230-6. 2002
    ..Our purpose was to compare the 20-year incidence of hospitalized stroke between Japanese-American men in the Honolulu Heart Program and white men in the Framingham Study...
  52. doi request reprint Lower levels of serum albumin and total cholesterol associated with decline in activities of daily living and excess mortality in a 12-year cohort study of elderly Japanese
    Tomonori Okamura
    Department of Health Science, Shiga University of Medical Science, Otsu, Shiga, Japan
    J Am Geriatr Soc 56:529-35. 2008
    ..To examine the association between levels of serum albumin and total cholesterol (TC) and risk of subsequent mortality and future decline in activities of daily living (ADLs) in elderly people...
  53. ncbi request reprint Positive functioning and alcohol-use disorders from adolescence to young adulthood
    Sabrina Oesterle
    Social Development Research Group, University of Washington, 9725 3rd Avenue NE, Suite 401, Seattle, Washington 98115, USA
    J Stud Alcohol Drugs 69:100-11. 2008
    ..This research examined the longitudinal relationship between positive functioning and alcohol-use disorders from late adolescence into young adulthood...
  54. ncbi request reprint Plantation work and risk of Parkinson disease in a population-based longitudinal study
    Helen Petrovitch
    Department of Medicine, University of Hawaii John A Burns School of Medicine, USA
    Arch Neurol 59:1787-92. 2002
    ..Retrospective studies in humans demonstrate a link between exposure to agricultural lifestyle factors and PD...
  55. ncbi request reprint Early development of language by hand: composing, reading, listening, and speaking connections; three letter-writing modes; and fast mapping in spelling
    Virginia W Berninger
    Department of Educational Psychology, University of Washington, Seattle, 98195, USA
    Dev Neuropsychol 29:61-92. 2006
    ....
  56. ncbi request reprint Developmental relationships between adolescent substance use and risky sexual behavior in young adulthood
    Jie Guo
    Social Development Research Group, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98115, USA
    J Adolesc Health 31:354-62. 2002
    ..To prevent risky sexual behavior among young adults, attention should be paid to binge-drinking and marijuana use during adolescence...
  57. ncbi request reprint Promoting positive adult functioning through social development intervention in childhood: long-term effects from the Seattle Social Development Project
    J David Hawkins
    Social Development Research Group, School of Social Work, and Educational Psychology, College of Education, University of Washington, Seattle 98115, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 159:25-31. 2005
    ....
  58. ncbi request reprint Effects of the Seattle social development project on sexual behavior, pregnancy, birth, and sexually transmitted disease outcomes by age 21 years
    Heather S Lonczak
    Social Development Research Group, 9725 3rd Ave NE, Suite 401, Seattle, WA 98115, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 156:438-47. 2002
    ..To examine the long-term effects of the full Seattle Social Development Project intervention on sexual behavior and associated outcomes assessed at age 21 years...
  59. ncbi request reprint Relationships between respiratory symptoms and FEV1 in men and women with normal lung function: The Korean Health and Genome Study
    Chol Shin
    Department of Internal Medicine, School of Medicine, Korea University, Seoul
    Lung 183:301-9. 2005
    ..Whether respiratory symptoms can be used to identify individuals at risk for developing COPD needs further study...
  60. ncbi request reprint Executive functions in becoming writing readers and reading writers: note taking and report writing in third and fifth graders
    Leah Altemeier
    Department of Educational Psychology, University of Washington, Seattle, 98195, USA
    Dev Neuropsychol 29:161-73. 2006
    ....
  61. pmc Examining equivalence of concepts and measures in diverse samples
    Tracy W Harachi
    Social Development Research Group, University of Washington, Box 354900, 4101 Fifteen Avenue Northeast, Seattle, WA 98105, USA
    Prev Sci 7:359-68. 2006
    ..Demonstrating equivalence of constructs and measures prior to group comparisons is necessary in order to lend support of our interpretation of issues such as ethnic group differences and similarities...
  62. ncbi request reprint Paths to reading comprehension in at-risk second-grade readers
    Virginia W Berninger
    University of Washington, Seattle 98195 3600, USA
    J Learn Disabil 39:334-51. 2006
    ..Instructional implications of both paths and the links within the written language are discussed...
  63. ncbi request reprint Relation of habitual snoring with components of metabolic syndrome in Korean adults
    NamHan Cho
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Ajou University School of Medicine, Republic of Korea
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 71:256-63. 2006
    ..To examine the association between habitual snoring and components of the metabolic syndrome in Korean adults. Whether these associations are independent of obesity was also explored...
  64. pmc Increases in alcohol and marijuana use during the transition out of high school into emerging adulthood: The effects of leaving home, going to college, and high school protective factors
    Helene Raskin White
    Center of Alcohol Studies, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, 607 Allison Road, Piscataway, New Jersey 08854 8001, USA
    J Stud Alcohol 67:810-22. 2006
    ..We also examined how protective factors in late adolescence predict post-high school substance use and moderate the effects of leaving home and going to college...
  65. ncbi request reprint Favorable effects of non-instrumental resistance training on fat distribution and metabolic profiles in healthy elderly people
    Shigeki Tsuzuku
    Body Design Medical Institute Japan, 5 2 10 Shin Imazato Ikuno ku, Osaka, 544 0001, Japan
    Eur J Appl Physiol 99:549-55. 2007
    ..Relatively short-term, non-instrumental resistance training using body weight as a load was effective in improving fat distribution and metabolic profiles in healthy elderly people without weight loss...
  66. ncbi request reprint Respiratory symptoms and undiagnosed airflow obstruction in middle-aged adults: the Korean Health and Genome Study
    Chol Shin
    Division of Information and Computer Science, Dankook University, San 8, Hannam Dong, Yongsan Ku, Seoul 140 714, Korea
    Chest 126:1234-40. 2004
    ..The purpose of this report is to examine the prevalence of undiagnosed airflow obstruction and its relation with respiratory symptoms in middle-age adults in the Korean Health and Genome (KHG) Study...
  67. pmc Adolescent heavy episodic drinking trajectories and health in young adulthood
    Sabrina Oesterle
    Social Development Research Group, University of Washington, 9725 3rd Avenue NE, Suite 401, Seattle, Washington 98115, USA
    J Stud Alcohol 65:204-12. 2004
    ..This study examined the association of trajectories of heavy episodic drinking (at least five alcoholic drinks on one occasion) during adolescence with health status and practices at age 24...
  68. ncbi request reprint Measuring risk and protection in communities using the Communities That Care Youth Survey
    Michael W Arthur
    Social Development Research Group, University of Washington, 9725 3rd Avenue N E, Suite 401, Seattle, WA 98115, USA
    Eval Program Plann 30:197-211. 2007
    ..Implications of these findings for prevention planning are discussed...
  69. ncbi request reprint Reproducibility of proton MR spectroscopic imaging (PEPSI): comparison of dyslexic and normal-reading children and effects of treatment on brain lactate levels during language tasks
    Todd L Richards
    Department of Radiology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    AJNR Am J Neuroradiol 23:1678-85. 2002
    ....
  70. ncbi request reprint A developmental analysis of sociodemographic, family, and peer effects on adolescent illicit drug initiation
    Jie Guo
    Social Development Research Group, School of Social Work, University of Washington, Seattle 98115 2024, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 41:838-45. 2002
    ..To examine the effects of sociodemographic, family, and peer predictors on the developmental patterns of illicit drug initiation from ages 12 to 21 years...
  71. doi request reprint Association of snoring with chronic bronchitis
    Inkyung Baik
    Institute of Human Genomic Study, Korea University Ansan Hospital, 516 Gojandong Danwongu, Ansan 425 707, Korea
    Arch Intern Med 168:167-73. 2008
    ..Few studies have examined the effect of snoring on chronic bronchitis. We prospectively investigated the association between snoring and the incidence of chronic bronchitis...