Effects of changes in #smoking status on blood pressure among adult males and females in Indonesia: a 15-year population-based cohort study

The continuing rise of smoking behaviours will inevitably lead to a further increase in hypertension prevalence. However, limited research has examined the impacts of changes in smoking status on blood pressure (BP). We sought to assess correlations between increases or decreases of males’ and females’ cigarette consumption on systolic blood pressure (SBP), diastolic blood pressure (DBP) and pulse pressure (PP), and to investigate the relationship … Continue reading Effects of changes in #smoking status on blood pressure among adult males and females in Indonesia: a 15-year population-based cohort study

Association between #Mental Disorders and Subsequent Medical Conditions

..A total of 698,874 of 5,940,299 persons (11.8%) were identified as having a mental disorder. The median age of the total population was 32.1 years at entry into the cohort and 48.7 years at the time of the last follow-up. Persons with a mental disorder had a higher risk than those without such disorders with respect to 76 of 90 pairs of mental disorders and … Continue reading Association between #Mental Disorders and Subsequent Medical Conditions