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Virend K. Somers
Mayo Clinic
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#1Meghna P. Mansukhani (Mayo Clinic)H-Index: 13
#2Naima Covassin (Mayo Clinic)H-Index: 10
Last.Virend K. Somers (Mayo Clinic)H-Index: 96
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#2Jose R. Medina-Inojosa (Mayo Clinic)H-Index: 5
Last.Francisco Lopez-Jimenez (Mayo Clinic)H-Index: 51
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BackgroundThe benefits of aerobic exercise are well-studied; there is no consensus on the association between resistance training and major adverse cardiovascular outcomes. This systematic review and meta-analysis aimed to address this issue.Design and methodsWe searched for randomized trials and cohort studies that evaluated the association between resistance training and mortality and cardiovascular events. Two investigators screened the identified abstracts and full-texts independently and in...
#1Meghna P. Mansukhani (Mayo Clinic)H-Index: 13
#2Bhanu Prakash Kolla (Mayo Clinic)H-Index: 11
Last.Virend K. Somers (Mayo Clinic)H-Index: 96
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Hypertension and dementia are highly prevalent in the general population. Hypertension has been shown to be a risk factor for Alzheimer’s dementia and vascular dementia. Sleep apnea, another common disorder, is strongly associated with hypertension and recent evidence suggests that it may also be linked with cognitive decline and dementia. It is possible that sleep apnea is the final common pathway linking hypertension to the development of dementia. This hypothesis merits further exploration as...
#1Shamili Allam (SC: University of Southern California)
#2Pavan Reddy (SC: University of Southern California)H-Index: 1
Last.Michael C. K. Khoo (SC: University of Southern California)H-Index: 25
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#1Katarzyna PolonisH-Index: 1
Last.Lisa Allyn BoardmanH-Index: 33
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Telomere length (TL) is associated with cardiovascular disease (CVD) and cancer. Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is also linked to higher risk of CVD and cancer, and to TL. We investigated the association between TL and risk of major adverse cardiac events (MACE) and cancer in OSA patients. We studied 210 individuals undergoing sleep-related studies between 2000 and 2007. Baseline characteristics and follow-up data (available in 164 subjects) were obtained from clinic records. Incidence rates were...
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