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Association between retinal vein occlusion and an increased risk of acute myocardial infarction: A nationwide population-based follow-up study

. Author Contributions Conceptualization: Yu-Yen Chen, Shwu-Jiuan Sheu, Dachen Chu, Pesus Chou. Formal analysis: Yu-Yen Chen, Shwu-Jiuan Sheu, Hsiao-Yun Hu, Pesus Chou. Investigation: Yu-Yen Chen ... . Methodology: Yu-Yen Chen, Shwu-Jiuan Sheu, Hsiao-Yun Hu, Dachen Chu, Pesus Chou. Validation: Yu-Yen Chen, Shwu-Jiuan Sheu, Hsiao-Yun Hu, Dachen Chu, Pesus Chou. Writing ± original draft: Yu-Yen Chen, Pesus Chou

Patients with Primary Open-Angle Glaucoma May Develop Ischemic Heart Disease More Often than Those without Glaucoma: An 11-Year Population-Based Cohort Study

Objectives To investigate whether patients with primary open angle glaucoma (POAG) have a higher proportion of ischemic heart disease (IHD) development. Design A population-based retrospective cohort study, using the National Health Insurance Database (NHID) from 1st January, 2001, to 31st December, 2011, in Taiwan. Methods 3510 subjects with POAG were enrolled into the POAG group ...

Long-Term Use of Steroids Protects from the Development of Symptomatic Diverticulitis Requiring Hospitalization in the Asian Population

Objective The pathophysiology of diverticulitis is poorly understood. Factors such as physical inactivity, constipation, obesity, smoking, and the use of nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) have been associated with an increased risk of diverticular disease. To evaluate whether patients exhibiting long-term steroid use are at increased risk of colonic diverticulitis. ...

Tension-type headache associated with obstructive sleep apnea: a nationwide population-based study

Background There is still controversy regarding the association between primary headaches and obstructive sleep apnea. We explored the relationship between tension-type headache (TTH) and obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) using a large nationwide population-based data set in Taiwan. Methods We identified 4759 patients diagnosed with OSA from the Taiwan Longitudinal Health Insurance ...

Association of thiazolidinediones with gastric cancer in type 2 diabetes mellitus: a population-based case–control study

Background It has been shown that peroxisome proliferator-activated receptors (PPAR) have physiological and pharmacological ligands. The objective is to assess the association between thiazolidinediones (TZDs) and the occurrence of gastric cancer. Methods We conducted a population-based nested case–control study. Data were retrospectively collected from the National Health ...

The Effects of Anti-Dementia and Nootropic Treatments on the Mortality of Patients with Dementia: A Population-Based Cohort Study in Taiwan

Background Few studies have examined the contribution of treatment on the mortality of dementia based on a population-based study. Objective To investigate the effects of anti-dementia and nootropic treatments on the mortality of dementia using a population-based cohort study. Methods 12,193 incident dementia patients were found from 2000 to 2010. Their data were compared with ...

Dental Prophylaxis Decreases the Risk of Esophageal Cancer in Males; A Nationwide Population-Based Study in Taiwan

Background Periodontal disease (PD) is one of the most common chronic inflammatory diseases. Esophageal cancer (EC) is also a common cause of death due to cancer among males. Systemic inflammatory processes have been shown to increase the risk of cancer. We conducted a retrospective cohort study to investigate the association between PD and EC. Methods A total of 718,409 subjects ...

Association of Body Mass Index with All-Cause and Cardiovascular Disease Mortality in the Elderly

Objectives To evaluate the associations of body mass index (BMI) with all-cause, cardiovascular disease (CVD), and expanded CVD mortality in the elderly. Design Observational cohort study. Setting Annual physical examination program for the elderly from 2006 to 2010. Participants We included 77,541 Taipei residents aged ≥65 years (39,365 men and 38,176 women). Measurements BMI was ...

Investigating the utilization of radiological services by physician patients: a population-based cohort study in Taiwan

Background Advances in radiology technology have contributed to a substantial increase in utilization of radiology services. Physicians, who are well educated in medical matters, would be expected to be knowledgeable about prudent or injudicious use of radiological services. The aim of this study was to evaluate differences in the utilization of radiology modalities among physician ...

Determinants of Long-Term Care Services among the Elderly: A Population-Based Study in Taiwan

Objectives The aim of the study was to investigate determinants of long-term care use and to clarify the differing characteristics of home/community-based and institution-based services users. Design Cross-sectional, population-based study. Setting Utilizing data from the 2005 National Health Interview Survey conducted in Taiwan. Participants A national sample of 2,608 people ...