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Epidemiological Study on Chances for Prevention, Early Detection, and Optimized THERapy of Chronic Diseases at Old Age

Epidemiological Study on Chances for Prevention, Early Detection, and Optimized THERapy of Chronic Diseases at Old Age

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Initiatives -
To study potential new approaches for the prevention and early detection of chronic diseases.
Start Year
2000
Funding
The baseline examination was funded by the State Ministry of Science, Research and Arts of BadenWürttemberg. Some of the analysis have been funded within a research project of the Federal Ministry of Family Affairs, Senior Citizens, Women and Youth.
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Investigators Contacts
  • Dr. Ben Schöttker
    Division of Clinical Epidemiology and Ageing Research, German Cancer Research Center
  • Dr. Prof. Elke Raum
    Division of Clinical Epidemiology and Aging Research, German Cancer Research Center

Design

Study design
Population cohort

Marker Paper

Raum E, Rothenbacher D, Löw M, Stegmaier C, Ziegler H, Brenner H. Changes of cardiovascular risk factors and their implications in subsequent birth cohorts of older adults in Germany: a life course approach. Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil. 2007 Dec;14(6):809-14. doi: 10.1097/HJR.0b013e3282eeb308.

PUBMED 18043304

Recruitment

Sources of Recruitment
  • Individuals

Number of participants

Number of participants
9,953
Number of participants with biosamples

Access

Availability of data and biosamples

Data
Biosamples
Other