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Journal: Gerontology
Gerontology (2020) 66 (5): 447–459.
Published Online: 01 July 2020
...; Tomi-Pekka Tuomainen; Alberico Catapano; Kuo-Liong Chien; Dirk Sander; Maryam Kavousi; Joline W.J. Beulens; Michiel L. Bots; Michael J. Sweeting; Matthias W. Lorenz; Peter Willeit; Proof-ATHERO Study Group Atherosclerosis – the pathophysiological mechanism shared by most cardiovascular diseases – can...
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Journal: Gerontology
Gerontology (2019) 65 (1): 9–19.
Published Online: 04 September 2018
...–2018). High-quality ascertainment of most common human diseases enables reliable evaluation of: disease epidemiology, overlaps between age-related diseases, and risk factors, and discovery of novel biomarkers. Research priorities include atherosclerosis, cardiovascular disease, aging and longevity...
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Journal: Gerontology
Gerontology (2016) 62 (5): 491–499.
Published Online: 05 February 2016
... life, while the magnitude depends on the starting age. Especially high-risk populations with cardiovascular disease and advanced age will benefit from appropriate pharmacotherapy and thus strategies for their identification should be implemented. Our results suggest that the benefit is probably largest...
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Journal: Gerontology
Gerontology (2015) 61 (5): 416–426.
Published Online: 03 December 2014
...Bethan Alice Monk; Sarah Jane George Ageing is a prominent risk factor for atherosclerosis and cardiovascular disease. Vascular smooth muscle cells (VSMCs) are an integral part of atherosclerotic plaque formation, progression and subsequent rupture. Emerging evidence suggests that VSMC behaviour...
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Journal: Gerontology
Gerontology (2015) 61 (4): 319–326.
Published Online: 22 November 2014
... with vitamin E is neutral or even harmful for preventing age-related diseases in humans. Therefore, the role of vitamin E as an ‘anti-ager' has been called into question. This review outlines the present understanding of the role of vitamin E in age-related disease prevention. Cardiovascular disease (CVD...
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Journal: Gerontology
Gerontology (2014) 60 (3): 239–246.
Published Online: 03 January 2014
... patients that have neither WRN nor LMNA mutations. Efforts are underway to identify the responsible genes for AWS with unknown genetic causes. While WS and AWS are rare disorders, the causative genes have been shown to have much wider implications for cancer, cardiovascular disease and the biology of aging...
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Journal: Gerontology
Gerontology (2013) 59 (3): 240–249.
Published Online: 20 December 2012
... an important role in geriatric medicine, e.g. breast cancer, colon cancer and lung cancer. Finally, IGF2 has been implicated in cardiovascular disease, since, for example, IGF2 has been shown to influence the size of atherosclerotic lesions. Objective: To summarize current knowledge about IGF2, its...
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Journal: Gerontology
Gerontology (2011) 57 (3): 265–275.
Published Online: 27 October 2010
... recent progress. The increased risk of depression, falls and cardiovascular disease risk in people with dementia will also be highlighted. The second aim is to discuss the parameters of the two approaches that should be considered when combining them in terms of possible efficient models, especially...
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Journal: Gerontology
Gerontology (2010) 56 (1): 41–50.
Published Online: 01 January 2010
...Roland von Känel; Sonia Ancoli-Israel; Joel E. Dimsdale; Paul J. Mills; Brent T. Mausbach; Michael G. Ziegler; Thomas L. Patterson; Igor Grant Background: Perturbed sleep might contribute to cardiovascular disease by accelerating atherosclerosis. Sleep is poor in Alzheimer caregivers who are also...
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Journal: Gerontology
Gerontology (2006) 53 (1): 46–51.
Published Online: 25 September 2006
... to perform instrumental self-maintenance or the ability to maintain a social role. Similarly, the relative mortality risk due to cardiovascular diseases decreased with an increase in intellectual activity or total functional capacity. Mortality due to pneumonia also decreased with an increase in intellectual...