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Skipping Breakfast and the Risk of Cardiovascular Disease and Death: A Systematic Review of Prospective Cohort Studies in Primary Prevention Settings.

J Cardiovasc Dev Dis 2019 Aug 22;6(3). Epub 2019 Aug 22.

Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Melbourne, Victoria, VIC 3004, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/jcdd6030030DOI Listing
August 2019

Long-term persistence and adherence to blood pressure lowering agents among older Australians.

Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 2019 Jun 19;28(6):788-795. Epub 2019 Feb 19.

Centre of Cardiovascular Research and Education in Therapeutics, Department of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/pds.4742DOI Listing
June 2019

Prevalence and impact of non-cardiovascular comorbidities among older adults hospitalized for non-ST segment elevation acute coronary syndrome.

Cardiovasc Diagn Ther 2019 Jun;9(3):250-261

Centre of Cardiovascular Research and Education in Therapeutics, Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.21037/cdt.2019.04.06DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6603501PMC
June 2019

Dispensing Patterns of Blood Pressure Lowering Agents in Older Australians From 2006 to 2016.

J Cardiovasc Pharmacol Ther 2019 May 21;24(3):242-250. Epub 2018 Nov 21.

1 School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1074248418812184DOI Listing
May 2019

Sesame oil and vitamin E co-administration may improve cardiometabolic risk factors in patients with metabolic syndrome: a randomized clinical trial.

Eur J Clin Nutr 2019 May 14. Epub 2019 May 14.

Department of Clinical Nutrition, School of Nutrition and Food Sciences, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41430-019-0438-5DOI Listing
May 2019

Natural Regression of Frailty Among Community-Dwelling Older Adults: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.

Gerontologist 2019 May 22. Epub 2019 May 22.

Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/geront/gnz064DOI Listing
May 2019

Recent Patterns of Multimorbidity Among Older Adults in High-Income Countries.

Popul Health Manag 2019 04 10;22(2):127-137. Epub 2018 Aug 10.

1 Centre of Cardiovascular Research and Education in Therapeutics, Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University , Melbourne, Australia .

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https://www.liebertpub.com/doi/10.1089/pop.2018.0069
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/pop.2018.0069DOI Listing
April 2019

Potential mechanisms underlying the cardiovascular benefits of sodium glucose cotransporter 2 inhibitors: a systematic review of data from preclinical studies.

Cardiovasc Res 2019 Feb;115(2):266-276

Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Centre of Cardiovascular Research and Education in Therapeutics, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia.

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https://academic.oup.com/cardiovascres/advance-article/doi/1
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/cvr/cvy295DOI Listing
February 2019

Predictors of first-year nonadherence and discontinuation of statins among older adults: a retrospective cohort study.

Br J Clin Pharmacol 2019 01 8;85(1):227-235. Epub 2018 Nov 8.

Centre of Cardiovascular Research and Education in Therapeutics, Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/bcp.13797DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6303220PMC
January 2019

Prevalence and Incidence of Statin Use and 3-Year Adherence and Discontinuation Rates Among Older Adults With Dementia.

Am J Alzheimers Dis Other Demen 2018 12 10;33(8):527-534. Epub 2018 Jul 10.

1 Centre of cardiovascular Research and Education in therapeutics, Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1533317518787314DOI Listing
December 2018

Patterns of Medication Dispensation for Multiple Comorbidities among Older Adults in Australia.

Pharmacy (Basel) 2018 Dec 17;6(4). Epub 2018 Dec 17.

Centre of Cardiovascular Research and Education in Therapeutics, Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Melbourne, VIC 3004, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/pharmacy6040134DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6306834PMC
December 2018

Effect of Comorbidity Assessed by the Charlson Comorbidity Index on the Length of Stay, Costs and Mortality among Older Adults Hospitalised for Acute Stroke.

Int J Environ Res Public Health 2018 11 12;15(11). Epub 2018 Nov 12.

Centre of Cardiovascular Research and Education in Therapeutics, Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Melbourne, VIC 3004, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/ijerph15112532DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6267000PMC
November 2018

Predictors of Health Care Service Quality among Women Insured Under Ghana's National Health Insurance Scheme.

Ann Glob Health 2018 11 5;84(4):640-649. Epub 2018 Nov 5.

Department of Population Family and Reproductive Health, School of Public Health, College of Health Sciences, University of Ghana, GH.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.9204/aogh.2371DOI Listing
November 2018

Predictors of statin use among older adults: A nationwide cross-sectional study.

J Clin Lipidol 2019 Jan - Feb;13(1):156-162.e1. Epub 2018 Oct 16.

Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Centre of Cardiovascular Research and Education in Therapeutics, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jacl.2018.10.002DOI Listing
October 2018

Raising concerns about the Sepsis-3 definitions.

World J Emerg Surg 2018 25;13. Epub 2018 Jan 25.

Department of Emergency Surgery, Parma Maggiore Hospital, Parma, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13017-018-0165-6DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5784683PMC
September 2018

Patterns of statin use and long-term adherence and persistence among older adults with diabetes.

J Diabetes 2018 Sep 10;10(9):699-707. Epub 2018 May 10.

Centre of Cardiovascular Research and Education in Therapeutics, Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1753-0407.12769DOI Listing
September 2018

LDL-Cholesterol Is the Only Clinically Relevant Biomarker for Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular Disease (ASCVD) Risk.

Clin Pharmacol Ther 2018 08 13;104(2):235-238. Epub 2018 Jul 13.

Centre of Cardiovascular Research and Education in Therapeutics, Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/cpt.1125DOI Listing
August 2018

A 10-Year Trend in Statin Use Among Older Adults in Australia: an Analysis Using National Pharmacy Claims Data.

Cardiovasc Drugs Ther 2018 06;32(3):265-272

Centre of Cardiovascular Research and Education in Therapeutics, Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, 553 St Kilda Road, Melbourne, Victoria, 3004, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10557-018-6794-xDOI Listing
June 2018

Mortality among middle-aged Australians, 1960-2010: implications for prevention policy.

Med J Aust 2018 06;208(10):444-445

School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Melbourne, VIC.

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June 2018

Antimicrobials: a global alliance for optimizing their rational use in intra-abdominal infections (AGORA).

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World J Emerg Surg 2016 15;11:33. Epub 2016 Jul 15.

Infectious Diseases Unit, Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, Sant' Orsola Hospital, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13017-016-0089-yDOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4946132PMC
May 2018

Adherence and Persistence Among Statin Users Aged 65 Years and Over: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis.

J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 2018 05;73(6):813-819

STAREE, Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Melbourne, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/gerona/glx169DOI Listing
May 2018

Reinitiation of Statin Therapy After Discontinuation: A Meta-analysis.

Mayo Clin Proc 2018 05;93(5):666-668

Monash University, Melbourne, Australia.

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https://linkinghub.elsevier.com/retrieve/pii/S00256196183004
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.mayocp.2018.01.011DOI Listing
May 2018

Metabolic Syndrome in Apparently "Healthy" Ghanaian Adults: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.

Int J Chronic Dis 2017 9;2017:2562374. Epub 2017 Oct 9.

Department of Population, Family and Reproductive Health, School of Public Health, University of Ghana, Legon, Accra, Ghana.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2017/2562374DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5654269PMC
October 2017

"When the Bug Cannot Be Killed"-The Rising Challenge of Antimicrobial Resistance.

Medicines (Basel) 2017 Jun 14;4(2). Epub 2017 Jun 14.

Research Unit, Health Policy Consult, P.O. Box WJ 537, Weija-Accra, Ghana.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/medicines4020040DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5590076PMC
June 2017

Patterns and Predictors of Adherence to Statin Therapy Among Older Patients: Protocol for a Systematic Review.

JMIR Res Protoc 2017 Mar 7;6(3):e39. Epub 2017 Mar 7.

Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.2196/resprot.7195DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5360893PMC
March 2017

Hepatitis E infection among Ghanaians: a systematic review.

Infect Dis Poverty 2017 Feb 6;6(1):29. Epub 2017 Feb 6.

Research Unit, Health Policy Consult, P. O. Box WJ 537, Weija-Accra, Ghana.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s40249-017-0239-9DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5292811PMC
February 2017

Overweight and obesity epidemic in Ghana-a systematic review and meta-analysis.

BMC Public Health 2016 12 9;16(1):1239. Epub 2016 Dec 9.

School of Public Health, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, Ghana.

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http://bmcpublichealth.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s1
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12889-016-3901-4DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5148846PMC
December 2016

Irrational Use of Medicines-A Summary of Key Concepts.

Pharmacy (Basel) 2016 Oct 28;4(4). Epub 2016 Oct 28.

Research Unit, Health Policy Consult, P.O. Box WJ 537, Weija, Accra, Ghana.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/pharmacy4040035DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5419375PMC
October 2016

Prevalence of HIV and hepatitis B coinfection in Ghana: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

AIDS Res Ther 2016 17;13:23. Epub 2016 May 17.

Research Unit, Health Policy Consult, P. O. Box WJ 537, Weija, Accra, Ghana.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12981-016-0107-xDOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4869330PMC
September 2016

Epidemiology of hepatitis C virus in Ghana: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

BMC Infect Dis 2016 08 9;16:391. Epub 2016 Aug 9.

Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, Ghana.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12879-016-1708-7DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4977883PMC
August 2016

Prescribing indicators at primary health care centers within the WHO African region: a systematic analysis (1995-2015).

BMC Public Health 2016 08 22;16:724. Epub 2016 Aug 22.

Centre for Primary Care and Public Health, Barts and the London School of Medicine & Dentistry, Queen Mary, University of London, Yvonne Carter Building, 58 Turner Street, London, E1 2AB, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12889-016-3428-8DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4993007PMC
August 2016

Efficacy and safety profile of linezolid in the treatment of multidrug-resistant (MDR) and extensively drug-resistant (XDR) tuberculosis: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

Ann Clin Microbiol Antimicrob 2016 Jun 22;15(1):41. Epub 2016 Jun 22.

Research Unit, Health Policy Consult, Weija, P. O. Box WJ 537, Accra, Ghana.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12941-016-0156-yDOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4917997PMC
June 2016

A closer look at the World Health Organization's prescribing indicators.

J Pharmacol Pharmacother 2016 Jan-Mar;7(1):51-4

Research Unit, Health Policy Consult, Weija, Accra, Ghana.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4103/0976-500X.179352DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4831494PMC
April 2016

Hepatitis B in Ghana: a systematic review & meta-analysis of prevalence studies (1995-2015).

BMC Infect Dis 2016 Mar 18;16:130. Epub 2016 Mar 18.

Research Unit, Health Policy Consult, P. O. Box WJ 537, Weija-Accra, Ghana.

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http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2334/16/130
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12879-016-1467-5DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4797341PMC
March 2016

Cardiovascular diseases in Ghana within the context of globalization.

Cardiovasc Diagn Ther 2016 Feb;6(1):67-77

1 Health Policy Consult, Weija-Accra, Ghana ; 2 Independent Public Health Researcher, New York, NY 10017, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3978/j.issn.2223-3652.2015.09.02DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4731582PMC
February 2016

A review of injection and antibiotic use at primary health care (public and private) centers in Africa.

J Pharm Bioallied Sci 2015 Jul-Sep;7(3):175-80

Superintendent Pharmacist, Septal Chemist, Accra-Ghana.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4103/0975-7406.160008DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4517318PMC
August 2015

Perspective: Does personalized medicine hold the future for medicine?

J Pharm Bioallied Sci 2015 Jul-Sep;7(3):239-44

Public Health Consultant, Health Policy Consult, Weija, Accra, Ghana E-mail:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4103/0975-7406.160040DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4517329PMC
August 2015

Systematic review of rugby injuries in children and adolescents under 21 years.

Br J Sports Med 2015 Apr 6;49(8):511-9. Epub 2015 Jan 6.

Centre for Primary Care and Public Health, Queen Mary University of London, London, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bjsports-2014-093684DOI Listing
April 2015

Concussion in youth rugby union and rugby league: a systematic review.

Br J Sports Med 2015 Apr 13;49(8):506-10. Epub 2015 Jan 13.

Centre for Primary Care and Public Health, Queen Mary University of London, London, UK.

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http://bjsm.bmj.com/lookup/doi/10.1136/bjsports-2014-093774
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bjsports-2014-093774DOI Listing
April 2015