Affiliation: Health Canada
- Dementia / Alzheimer's DiseaseJoan Lindsay
Department of Epidemiology and Community Medicine, University of Ottawa, 451 Smyth Road, Ottawa, Canada and Surveillance and Risk Assessment Division, Health Canada
BMC Womens Health 4:S20. 2004..Ongoing surveillance of the incidence, prevalence and risks for dementia is needed to monitor the impact of treatments as well as the aging of the population on the burden of dementia...
- Risk factors for Alzheimer's disease: a prospective analysis from the Canadian Study of Health and AgingJoan Lindsay
Department of Epidemiology and Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON, Canada
Am J Epidemiol 156:445-53. 2002..The protective associations warrant further study. In particular, regular physical activity could be an important component of a preventive strategy against Alzheimer's disease and many other conditions...
- More than the epidemiology of Alzheimer's disease: contributions of the Canadian Study of Health and AgingJoan Lindsay
Department of Epidemiology and Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Can J Psychiatry 49:83-91. 2004..To highlight contributions to knowledge made by the Canadian Study of Health and Aging (CSHA)...
- Is complexity of work associated with risk of dementia? The Canadian Study of Health And AgingEdeltraut Kröger
Faculty of Medicine, Laval University, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada
Am J Epidemiol 167:820-30. 2008..High complexity of work appears to be associated with risk of dementia, but effects may vary according to subtype...
- Does cognitive status modify the relationship between education and mortality? Evidence from the Canadian Study of Health and AgingJamie C Brehaut
Ottawa Health Research Institute, Ottawa Hospital, Ontario, Canada
Int Psychogeriatr 16:75-91. 2004..We examine the relationship between education and mortality by cognitive status, using a large, nationally representative sample of elderly people...
- Genetic determinants of "cognitive impairment, no dementia"Joseph B Dubé
Department of Biochemistry, Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry, Robarts Research Institute, University of Western Ontario, London, ON, Canada
J Alzheimers Dis 33:831-40. 2013..35; p = 0.044). We identified a potential association between the ZNF608/GRAMD3 locus and CIND status, although AD-related variants were not associated with CIND. Additional replication of this association signal is invited...
- Mapping the connections between education and dementiaIan McDowell
Department of Epidemiology and Community Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
J Clin Exp Neuropsychol 29:127-41. 2007....
- Neyman's bias re-visitedGerry Hill
Department of Community Health and Epidemiology, Queen s University, Abramsky Hall, Arch Street, Kingston K7L 3N6, Ontario, Canada
J Clin Epidemiol 56:293-6. 2003..The apparent protective effect of smoking in relation to Alzheimer disease is used as an example, but the result holds for any irreversible noncommunicable disease and for any dichotomous risk factor...
- Prevalence and correlates of overweight and obesity among older adults: findings from the Canadian National Population Health SurveyMark S Kaplan
School of Community Health and the Institute on Aging, Portland State University, Oregon 97207, USA
J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 58:1018-30. 2003..Little is known about variations of overweight within subgroups of the elderly population. This study examined the factors associated with overweight and obesity among older men and women...
- Omega-3 fatty acids and risk of cognitive impairment and dementiaDanielle Laurin
Laval University Geriatric Research Unit, Quebec, QC, Canada
J Alzheimers Dis 5:315-22. 2003..03) concentrations were found in dementia cases. These findings do not support the hypothesis that omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids play a protective role in cognitive function and dementia...