Medicine (Northwest Academic Centre) - Research Publications
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The association between poor dental health and depression: findings from a large-scale, population-based study (the NHANES study)
Objective: To examine the relationship of poor dental health and depression, controlling for markers of inflammation (C-reactive protein; CRP) and adiposity (body mass index; BMI).Method: Data from two National Health and ...
Variation in age and physical status prior to total knee and hip replacement surgery: a comparison of centers in Australia and Europe
OBJECTIVE. To investigate whether variation exists in the preoperative age, pain, stiffness, and physical function of people undergoing total knee replacement (TKR) and total hip replacement (THR) at several centers in ...
Getting RID of the blues: Formulating a Risk Index for Depression (RID) using structural equation modeling
(SAGE PUBLICATIONS LTD, 2017-11-01)
OBJECTIVE: While risk factors for depression are increasingly known, there is no widely utilised depression risk index. Our objective was to develop a method for a flexible, modular, Risk Index for Depression using structural ...
Small area-level socioeconomic status and all-cause mortality within 10 years in a population-based cohort of women: Data from the Geelong Osteoporosis Study.
BACKGROUND: The social gradient of health and mortality is well-documented. However, data are scarce regarding whether differences in mortality are observed across socio-economic status (SES) measured at the small area-level. ...
Weight loss on stimulant medication: how does it affect body composition and bone metabolism? - A prospective longitudinal study.
UNLABELLED: OBJECTIVE: Children treated with stimulant medication for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) often lose weight. It is important to understand the implications of this during growth. This prospective ...