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This study tests associations of DNA methylation-based (DNAm) measures of epigenetic age acceleration (EAA) with cross-sectional and longitudinal depressive symptoms in an urban sample of middle-aged adults.
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Name: Journal of affective disorders
Both physical activity (PA) and TV-viewing are associated with depressive symptoms, but the combined association with depressive symptoms is unclear. Therefore, our aim was to analyze the joint associ...
dyspnea in daily living (DDL), night-time dyspnea (NTD) and depression are common symptoms in older people. However, how changes in dyspnea may influence and be influenced by modifications in depressi...
the aim was to investigate the potential association between hearing impairment and incident depressive symptoms.
We explored the bidirectional association between depressive symptoms and measures of carotid atherosclerosis. This study included 1155 participants aged 55 years and older. Depressive symptoms was as...
Controlled artificial daylight exposure, such as light therapy, is effective in bipolar depression, but the association between uncontrolled daytime light and depressive symptoms in bipolar disorder (...
Observational, non-interventional, transversal, multicenter, open label (No treatment is involved). The primary objective is to detect the prevalence of depressive symptoms in bipolar pati...
Through a recent cross species translational experiment, researchers have identified a set of epigenetic marks capable of predicting postpartum depression with greater than 85% accuracy. T...
This study will measure the impact of treatment with Viagra on the depressive symptoms and quality of life in men with erectile dysfunction who have untreated depressive symptoms meeting t...
The purpose of the study is to describe the association/correlation between change in patient-reported cognitive symptoms and work productivity in gainfully employed patients receiving vor...
The purpose of this study is to learn more about the effects of interferon and ribavirin combination therapy in people with Hepatitis C. The specific aims are: - To assess how often d...
A serotonin uptake inhibitor that is used as an antidepressive agent. It has been shown to be effective in patients with major depressive disorders and other subsets of depressive disorders. It is generally more useful in depressive disorders associated with insomnia and anxiety. This drug does not aggravate psychotic symptoms in patients with schizophrenia or schizoaffective disorders. (From AMA Drug Evaluations Annual, 1994, p309)
Variation in health status arising from different causal factors to which each birth cohort in a population is exposed as environment and society change.
The commission charged with evaluating issues and factors which affect the implementation of the PROSPECTIVE PAYMENT SYSTEM.
The Commission was created by the Balanced Budget Act of 1997 under Title XVIII. It is specifically charged to review the effect of Medicare+Choice under Medicare Part C and to review payment policies under Parts A and B. It is also generally charged to evaluate the effect of prospective payment policies and their impact on health care delivery in the US. The former Prospective Payment Assessment Commission (ProPAC) and the Physician Payment Review Commission (PPRC) were merged to form MEDPAC.
Any system which allows payors to share some of the financial risk associated with a particular patient population with providers. Providers agree to adhere to fixed fee schedules in exchange for an increase in their payor base and a chance to benefit from cost containment measures. Common risk-sharing methods are prospective payment schedules (PROSPECTIVE PAYMENT SYSTEM), capitation (CAPITATION FEES), diagnosis-related fees (DIAGNOSIS-RELATED GROUPS), and pre-negotiated fees.
The development and maintenance of an organism is orchestrated by a set of chemical reactions that switch parts of the genome off and on at strategic times and locations. Epigenetics is the study of these reactions and the factors that influence them. ...
Bioinformatics is the application of computer software and hardware to the management of biological data to create useful information. Computers are used to gather, store, analyze and integrate biological and genetic information which can then be applied...