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  • The prevalence and determinants of catastrophic health expenditures attributable to non-communicable diseases in low- and middle-income countries: a methodological commentary. 

    Goryakin, Y; Suhrcke, M (BioMed Central, 2014-11-07)
    BACKGROUND: Non-communicable diseases (NCDs), while traditionally considered a "rich world"-problem, have been spreading fast in low and middle income countries and by now account for a large share of mortality and ill-health ...
  • Clinical frailty adds to acute illness severity in predicting mortality in hospitalized older adults: An observational study 

    Romero-Ortuno, Roman; Wallis, Stephen; Biram, Richard; Keevil, Victoria (Elsevier, 2016-09-02)
    $\textbf{Aim:}$ Frail individuals may be at higher risk of death from a given acute illness severity (AIS), but this relationship has not been studied in an English National Health Service (NHS) acute hospital setting. ...
  • Associations with intraocular pressure across Europe: The European Eye Epidemiology (E$^3$) Consortium 

    Khawaja, Anthony P.; Springelkamp, Henriët; Creuzot-Garcher, Catherine; Delcourt, Cécile; Hofman, Albert; Höhn, René; Iglesias, Adriana I. et al. (Springer, 2016-09-09)
    Raised intraocular pressure (IOP) is the most important risk factor for developing glaucoma, the second commonest cause of blindness globally. Understanding associations with IOP and variations in IOP between countries may ...
  • Obesity associated with increased brain age from midlife 

    Ronan, Lisa; Alexander-Bloch, Aaron F.; Wagstyl, Konrad; Farooqi, Sadaf; Brayne, Carol; Tyler, Lorraine K.; Cam-CAN et al. (Elsevier, 2016-07-27)
    Common mechanisms in aging and obesity are hypothesized to increase susceptibility to neurodegeneration, however, direct evidence in support of this hypothesis is lacking. We therefore performed a cross-sectional analysis ...

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