M A Raji

Summary

Affiliation: University of Texas Medical Branch
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint National utilization patterns of warfarin use in older patients with atrial fibrillation: a population-based study of Medicare Part D beneficiaries
    Mukaila A Raji
    Division of Geriatrics Department of Internal Medicine, Sealy Center on Aging, University of Texas Medical Branch UTMB, Galveston, TX, USA
    Ann Pharmacother 47:35-42. 2013
  2. pmc Cognitive status and future risk of frailty in older Mexican Americans
    Mukaila A Raji
    Division of Geriatrics, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX 77555 0460, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 65:1228-34. 2010
  3. pmc Risk of subsequent dementia diagnoses does not vary by types of adjuvant chemotherapy in older women with breast cancer
    Mukaila A Raji
    Department of Internal Medicine, Sealy Center on Aging, University of Texas Medical Branch, 301 University Blvd, Rt 0460, Galveston, TX 77555 0460, USA
    Med Oncol 26:452-9. 2009
  4. pmc Effect of a dementia diagnosis on survival of older patients after a diagnosis of breast, colon, or prostate cancer: implications for cancer care
    Mukaila A Raji
    Memory Loss Clinic, Division of Geriatrics, Department of Internal Medicine, Sealy Center on Aging, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX 77555 0460, USA
    Arch Intern Med 168:2033-40. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint Depressive symptoms and cognitive change in older Mexican Americans
    Mukaila A Raji
    Division of Geriatrics, Department of Internal Medicine University of Texas Medical Branch, TX 77555 0460, USA
    J Geriatr Psychiatry Neurol 20:145-52. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Mirtazapine for treatment of depression and comorbidities in Alzheimer disease
    M A Raji
    Geriatric Outpatient Clinics, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston 77555 0460, USA
    Ann Pharmacother 35:1024-7. 2001
  7. ncbi request reprint Cognitive status, muscle strength, and subsequent disability in older Mexican Americans
    Mukaila A Raji
    Division of Geriatrics, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas 77555, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 53:1462-8. 2005
  8. pmc Screening for cognitive impairment in older adults attending an eye clinic
    Mukaila A Raji
    Department of Internal Medicine, Sealy Center on Aging, University of Texas Medical Branch, 301 University Blvd, Galveston, TX 77555 0460, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 97:808-14. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Ethnic differences in herb and vitamin/mineral use in the elderly
    Mukaila A Raji
    Memory Loss Clinics, Sealy Center on Aging, Department of Internal Medicine, The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX 77555 0460, USA
    Ann Pharmacother 39:1019-23. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Ethnic differences in antihypertensive medication use in the elderly
    Mukaila A Raji
    Memory Loss Clinics, Galveston, TX, USA
    Ann Pharmacother 38:209-14. 2004

Detail Information

Publications38

  1. doi request reprint National utilization patterns of warfarin use in older patients with atrial fibrillation: a population-based study of Medicare Part D beneficiaries
    Mukaila A Raji
    Division of Geriatrics Department of Internal Medicine, Sealy Center on Aging, University of Texas Medical Branch UTMB, Galveston, TX, USA
    Ann Pharmacother 47:35-42. 2013
    ..In 2008, the Medicare Part D program was expanded to pay for medications for Medicare enrollees...
  2. pmc Cognitive status and future risk of frailty in older Mexican Americans
    Mukaila A Raji
    Division of Geriatrics, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX 77555 0460, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 65:1228-34. 2010
    ..Because cognitive impairment and frailty share common risk factors (eg, high proinflammatory cytokines), we examined whether poor cognition predicts subsequent risk of frailty in initially nonfrail Mexican Americans aged 67 years and older...
  3. pmc Risk of subsequent dementia diagnoses does not vary by types of adjuvant chemotherapy in older women with breast cancer
    Mukaila A Raji
    Department of Internal Medicine, Sealy Center on Aging, University of Texas Medical Branch, 301 University Blvd, Rt 0460, Galveston, TX 77555 0460, USA
    Med Oncol 26:452-9. 2009
    ..Little is known about long-term cognitive side effects of adjuvant chemotherapy for breast cancer. We thus examined incidence of dementia diagnoses in older women diagnosed with breast cancer, stratified by types of chemotherapy regimen...
  4. pmc Effect of a dementia diagnosis on survival of older patients after a diagnosis of breast, colon, or prostate cancer: implications for cancer care
    Mukaila A Raji
    Memory Loss Clinic, Division of Geriatrics, Department of Internal Medicine, Sealy Center on Aging, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX 77555 0460, USA
    Arch Intern Med 168:2033-40. 2008
    ..We therefore examined the associations between preexisting diagnoses of dementia and survival from breast, colon, and prostate cancer...
  5. ncbi request reprint Depressive symptoms and cognitive change in older Mexican Americans
    Mukaila A Raji
    Division of Geriatrics, Department of Internal Medicine University of Texas Medical Branch, TX 77555 0460, USA
    J Geriatr Psychiatry Neurol 20:145-52. 2007
    ..Presence of clinically relevant depressive symptoms was associated with subsequent decline in cognitive function over 7 years in older Mexican Americans, independent of demographic and health factors...
  6. ncbi request reprint Mirtazapine for treatment of depression and comorbidities in Alzheimer disease
    M A Raji
    Geriatric Outpatient Clinics, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston 77555 0460, USA
    Ann Pharmacother 35:1024-7. 2001
    ..An antidepressant medication with good adverse effect profile and salutary effects on these comorbid symptoms may be of significant therapeutic value in these patients...
  7. ncbi request reprint Cognitive status, muscle strength, and subsequent disability in older Mexican Americans
    Mukaila A Raji
    Division of Geriatrics, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas 77555, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 53:1462-8. 2005
    ....
  8. pmc Screening for cognitive impairment in older adults attending an eye clinic
    Mukaila A Raji
    Department of Internal Medicine, Sealy Center on Aging, University of Texas Medical Branch, 301 University Blvd, Galveston, TX 77555 0460, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 97:808-14. 2005
    ..We conducted a cross-sectional study examining potentially modifiable factors associated with cognitive impairments (mild or severe) in older whites, African Americans and Hispanics attending an outpatient eye clinic...
  9. ncbi request reprint Ethnic differences in herb and vitamin/mineral use in the elderly
    Mukaila A Raji
    Memory Loss Clinics, Sealy Center on Aging, Department of Internal Medicine, The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX 77555 0460, USA
    Ann Pharmacother 39:1019-23. 2005
    ..Little information exists on herb and vitamin-mineral supplement use in very old people and whether use varies by ethnicity...
  10. ncbi request reprint Ethnic differences in antihypertensive medication use in the elderly
    Mukaila A Raji
    Memory Loss Clinics, Galveston, TX, USA
    Ann Pharmacother 38:209-14. 2004
    ..Determining the optimal treatment for hypertension in very old patients requires better understanding of interethnic differences in patterns and predictors of antihypertensive drug use in this population...
  11. ncbi request reprint Potentially inappropriate medication use by elderly Mexican Americans
    Mukaila A Raji
    Memory Loss Clinics and The University of Texas Medical Branch Geriatric Fellowship Training Program, Sealy Center on Aging, Department of Internal Medicine, The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX 77555 0460, USA
    Ann Pharmacother 37:1197-202. 2003
    ..Research indicates relatively high rates of inappropriate prescription drug usage for older whites and African Americans. However, rates for older Mexican Americans are unknown...
  12. ncbi request reprint Cognitive status and incident disability in older Mexican Americans: findings from the Hispanic established population for the epidemiological study of the elderly
    Mukaila A Raji
    Department of Internal Medicine, Center on Aging, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas 77555 0460, USA
    Ethn Dis 14:26-31. 2004
    ..To determine the effects of baseline cognitive function on incidence of disability in activities of daily living (ADL) in initially non-disabled Mexican-American elderly over a 7-year period...
  13. ncbi request reprint The interaction of cognitive and emotional status on subsequent physical functioning in older mexican americans: findings from the Hispanic established population for the epidemiologic study of the elderly
    Mukaila A Raji
    Departments of Internal Medicine, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX 77555 0460, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 57:M678-82. 2002
    ..This study investigated the effects of cognitive and emotional status on subsequent lower body function in a population-based sample of older Mexican Americans...
  14. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with seven-year incidence of diabetes complications among older Mexican Americans
    Vinod P Kaushik
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX 77555 0460, USA
    Gerontology 53:194-9. 2007
    ..Diabetes is common in elderly persons and is highly prevalent in Mexican Americans. Little is known about factors associated with the incidence of diabetes complications...
  15. pmc Trends in diabetes medication use and prevalence of geriatric syndromes in older Mexican Americans from 1993/1994 to 2004/2005
    Holly A Beard
    Sealy Center on Aging, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX, USA
    Ann Pharmacother 44:1376-83. 2010
    ..It is, however, not clear whether these changes are accompanied by changes in prevalence of comorbid geriatric syndromes...
  16. pmc Cognitive decline in older Mexican Americans with diabetes
    Anna M Rotkiewicz-Piorun
    Sealy Center on Aging, The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX 77555 0460, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 98:1840-7. 2006
    ..To examine social, demographic and health factors associated with cognitive decline over a seven-year period among older Mexican Americans with diabetes...
  17. pmc Handgrip strength and cognitive decline in older Mexican Americans
    Ana Alfaro-Acha
    Sealy Center on Aging, The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX 77555 0460, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 61:859-65. 2006
    ..Cognitive decline and dementia are associated with disability and premature death in old age. We examined whether low handgrip strength predicts subsequent cognitive decline in older Mexican Americans...
  18. ncbi request reprint Inconsistent use of diabetes medications, diabetes complications, and mortality in older mexican americans over a 7-year period: data from the Hispanic established population for the epidemiologic study of the elderly
    Yong Fang Kuo
    Center on Aging, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas 77555 0460, USA
    Diabetes Care 26:3054-60. 2003
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the relationship between inconsistency in use of diabetes drugs and risk of renal, eye, and circulation problems and death over a 7-year period in community-dwelling older Mexican Americans...
  19. pmc History of fractures as predictor of subsequent hip and nonhip fractures among older Mexican Americans
    Folasade Ojo
    Osteoporosis Clinic in the Division of Geriatrics, Internal Medicine Department, Sealy Center on Aging, The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston 77555 0460, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 99:412-8. 2007
    ..To examine the association between previous fracture and risk of new hip and nonhip fractures over a seven-year period among older Mexican Americans...
  20. pmc Church attendance mediates the association between depressive symptoms and cognitive functioning among older Mexican Americans
    Carlos A Reyes-Ortiz
    Sealy Center on Aging, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX 77555 0460, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 63:480-6. 2008
    ..The objective of this study was to examine how the effect of depressive symptoms on cognitive function is modified by church attendance...
  21. pmc Relationship between frailty and cognitive decline in older Mexican Americans
    Rafael Samper-Ternent
    Division of Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas 77555, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 56:1845-52. 2008
    ..To examine the association between frailty status and change in cognitive function over time in older Mexican Americans...
  22. ncbi request reprint Cognitive function and incidence of stroke in older Mexican Americans
    Glenn V Ostir
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas 77555, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 58:531-5. 2003
    ....
  23. pmc Pain and disability in older Mexican-American adults
    Gayle D Weaver
    Division of Rehabilitation Sciences, School of Health Professions, School of Medicine, University of Texas Medical Branch, 301 University Boulevard, Galveston, TX 77555, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 57:992-9. 2009
    ..To examine an association between pain severity and functional disability in older Mexican Americans...
  24. pmc Cross-sectional associations of albuminuria and C-reactive protein with functional disability in older adults with diabetes
    Hsu Ko Kuo
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas, USA
    Diabetes Care 34:710-7. 2011
    ..To examine the relationship between albuminuria, inflammation, and disability in older adults with diabetes...
  25. ncbi request reprint Hand grip strength and incident ADL disability in elderly Mexican Americans over a seven-year period
    Soham Al Snih
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX 77555 0460, USA
    Aging Clin Exp Res 16:481-6. 2004
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the association between hand grip strength and 7-year incidence of ADL disability in older Mexican American men and women...
  26. pmc Weight change and lower body disability in older Mexican Americans
    Soham Al Snih
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 53:1730-7. 2005
    ..To examine the association between 2-year weight change and onset of lower body disability over time in older Mexican Americans...
  27. ncbi request reprint Trigeminal neuralgia in an octogenarian: sustained clinical response to acupuncture
    Deepti Mishra
    Sealy Center on Aging, Department of Internal Medicine, The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas 77555 0460, USA
    Explore (NY) 1:46-7. 2005
  28. ncbi request reprint Near vision impairment predicts cognitive decline: data from the Hispanic Established Populations for Epidemiologic Studies of the Elderly
    Carlos A Reyes-Ortiz
    Division of Geriatric Medicine, Sealy Center on Aging, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX 77555, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 53:681-6. 2005
    ..To estimate the association between sensory impairment and cognitive decline in older Mexican Americans...
  29. ncbi request reprint Health-related social disengagement in elderly diabetic patients: association with subsequent disability and survival
    Yong Fang Kuo
    Sealy Center on Aging, The University of Texas Medical Branch Galveston, TX 77555 0460, USA
    Diabetes Care 27:1630-7. 2004
    ....
  30. ncbi request reprint Pain, lower-extremity muscle strength, and physical function among older Mexican Americans
    Soham Al Snih
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX 77555 0460, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 86:1394-400. 2005
    ..To examine the relation between pain on weight bearing, lower-extremity muscle strength, and physical function among older Mexican Americans...
  31. pmc Diabetes mellitus and incidence of lower body disability among older Mexican Americans
    Soham Al Snih
    Department of Internal Medicine, The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX 77555 0460, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 60:1152-6. 2005
    ..The aim of this study is to examine the relationship between diabetes mellitus and incident lower body disability over a 7-year follow-up period...
  32. pmc Frailty in older Mexican Americans
    Kenneth J Ottenbacher
    Division of Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas 77555, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 53:1524-31. 2005
    ..To identify sociodemographic characteristics and health performance variables associated with frailty in older Mexican Americans...
  33. ncbi request reprint Early mental ability may predict future ability to live independently
    Mukaila A Raji
    Ethn Dis 14:158-9. 2004
  34. pmc Risk of mortality related to widowhood in older Mexican Americans
    Jim P Stimpson
    Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences, University of North Texas Health Science Center, Fort Worth, TX 76107 2699, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 17:313-9. 2007
    ..To examine the risk and correlates of mortality after death of a spouse and whether mortality risk varies by sex...
  35. ncbi request reprint Neighborhood deprivation and health risk behaviors in NHANES III
    Jim P Stimpson
    Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences, University of North Texas Health Science Center, Fort Worth, TX 76107 2699, USA
    Am J Health Behav 31:215-22. 2007
    ..To examine whether neighborhood-level socioeconomic status is an independent risk factor for health risk behaviors...
  36. ncbi request reprint Does 8-foot walk time predict cognitive decline in older Mexicans Americans?
    Ana Alfaro-Acha
    Division of Geriatric Medicine, Hospital Virgen del Valle, Complejo Hospitalario de Toledo, Toledo, Spain
    J Am Geriatr Soc 55:245-51. 2007
    ..To examine the association between 8-foot time walk and change in cognitive function over time in older Mexican Americans...
  37. ncbi request reprint On depression, antidepressant medications, and resuscitation preferences in COPD patients
    Mukaila A Raji
    Chest 129:211. 2006
  38. ncbi request reprint Mirtazapine for depression and comorbidities in older patients with cancer
    Mukaila A Raji
    Ann Pharmacother 41:1548-9. 2007