Research Database

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May 14th, 2015
The U.S. Army Person-Event Data Environment: A Military-Civilian Big Data Enterprise
This report describes a groundbreaking military-civilian collaboration that benefits from an Army and Department of Defense (DoD big data business intelligence platform called the Person-Event Data Environment (PDE). The PDE - a consolidated data repository that contains unclassified but sensitive manpower, training, financial, health, and medical records covering U.S.
June 2014
Taking the tension out of hypertension: A prospective study of psychological well-being and hypertension
Previous studies have shown that psychological well being is associated with reduced risk of cardiovascular disease, but whether well being might be specifically associated with reduced risk of hypertension has not been rigorously investigated in prospective studies. This study examined the prospective association between two measures of psychological well being and incident hypertension.
May 2014
Prospective Study of the Association Between Dispositional Optimism and Incident Heart Failure
Prospective data from the Health and Retirement Study, a nationally representative study of older US adults, was analyzed to examine the relationship between optimism and heart failure, adjusting for sociodemographic, biological, behavioral, and psychological covariates. Higher optimism was associated with a lower risk of incident heart failure during the follow-up period, and these effects persisted when accounting for covariates.

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