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Perceived discrimination, health and wellbeing among middle-aged and older lesbian, gay and bisexual people: A prospective study

. Investigation: Sarah E. Jackson. Methodology: Sarah E. Jackson, Andrew Steptoe. Supervision: Andrew Steptoe. Writing ? original draft: Sarah E. Jackson. Writing ? review & editing: Ruth A. Hackett, Igor ... Grabovac, Lee Smith, Andrew Steptoe. 12 / 15 13 / 15 14 / 15 1. Harper S. Economic and social implications of aging societies . Science. 2014 Oct 31 ; 346 ( 6209 ): 587 - 91 . https://doi.org/10.1126

Effects of physical activity interventions in frail and prefrail community-dwelling people on frailty status, muscle strength, physical performance and muscle mass—a narrative review

SummaryBackgroundFrailty is a geriatric syndrome, which is highly prevalent in community-dwelling older adults and is associated with a variety of unwanted health outcomes, including dependency and institutionalization. Physical activity (PA) interventions may be of great importance in frail people to improve the frailty status, muscle strength, physical performance and muscle...

Prevalence and Associations of Illicit Drug and Polydrug Use in People Living with HIV in Vienna

We aimed to determine the prevalence of drug and polydrug use in people living with HIV in Austria for the first time for which a two center cross-sectional study was performed. Participants were recruited from consecutive patients during their regularly scheduled visits. In total 438 participants were included in the analysis. For this study we used paper-pencil and online-based...

Changes in health parameters in older lay volunteers who delivered a lifestyle-based program to frail older people at home

SummaryObjectiveTo measure health effects in lay volunteers who made home visits consisting of social interaction, nutritional and physical exercise interventions to pre-frail and frail older people (trial registration ClinicalTrials.gov, NCT01991639).MethodsAfter baseline, participants were followed-up at 12 (V1) and 24 (V2) weeks. A one-repetition maximum (1-RPM) and handgrip...

Work Ability and Employment in Rheumatoid Arthritis: A Cross-Sectional Study on the Role of Muscle Strength and Lower Extremity Function

Objective. The aim of the present study was to assess the association between muscle strength, lower extremity function, employment status, and work ability in RA patients. Methods. One hundred seropositive RA outpatients of working age were included in this cross-sectional study. Employment status was assessed by interview and work ability by the Work Ability Index-Single Item...

Sexual health in patients with rheumatoid arthritis and the association between physical fitness and sexual function: a cross-sectional study

and Rheumatology , Vienna , Austria 4 Carolin Berner 5 Thomas Ernst Dorner 6 Igor Grabovac 7 Sandra Haider The aim of this study was to examine sexual health in patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA ... the results. All authors reviewed and approved the manuscript. Compliance with ethical standards Conflict of interest Thomas E. Dorner, Carolin Berner, Sandra Haider, Igor Grabovac, Thomas Lamprecht

Changes in Bone Mineral Density Following Weight Loss Induced by One-Anastomosis Gastric Bypass in Patients with Vitamin D Supplementation

2 Franz Kainberger 3 Igor Grabovac 4 Medical University of Vienna , Währinger Gürtel 18-20, 1090 Vienna , Austria 5 Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, Centre for Public Health, Medical ... & Eva Winzer 2,3 & Karin Schindler 1 & Igor Grabovac 3 & Franz Kainberger 5 & Michael Krebs 1 & Friedrich Hoppichler 2,6 & Felix Langer 7 & Gerhard Prager 7 & Rodrig Marculescu 8 & Bernhard Ludvik 1,9

Clinical setting-based smoking cessation programme and the quality of life in people living with HIV in Austria and Germany

, Medical University of Vienna , Kinderspitalgasse 15/1, 1090 Vienna , Austria 2 & Igor Grabovac 3 Infectious Diseases Unit, University Clinic Hamburg- Eppendorf , Martinistrasse 52, 20246 Hamburg , Germany 4

Change in inflammatory parameters in prefrail and frail persons obtaining physical training and nutritional support provided by lay volunteers: A randomized controlled trial

: Sandra Haider, Igor Grabovac, Eva Winzer. Writing ± review & editing: Sandra Haider, Igor Grabovac, Eva Winzer, Ali Kapan, Karin Emmi Schindler, Christian Lackinger, Sylvia Titze, Thomas Ernst Dorner. 13

Prevalence and Correlates of Smoking and Readiness to Quit Smoking in People Living with HIV in Austria and Germany

We aimed to investigate the prevalence and correlates of smoking in people living with HIV (PLWHIV) in Germany and Austria and their readiness to quit. A total of 447 consecutive patients with confirmed positive HIV status who were treated in different outpatient HIV centres in Austria and Germany were included. Nicotine dependence and stages of change were assessed by...