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Université de Neuchâtel

Cognitive deficits in obese persons with and without binge eating disorder. Investigation using a mental flexibility task

Mobbs, Olivia ; Iglesias, Katia ; Golay, Alain ; Van der Linden, Martial

In: Appetite, 2011, vol. 57, no. 1, p. 263-271

Objective Studies suggest that cognitive deficits and attentional biases play a role in the development and maintenance of obesity and eating disorders. In this study, we simultaneously examine attentional biases, as well as inhibitory control and mental flexibility, which are keys to controlling unwanted behaviors and thoughts in obese patients with and without binge eating disorder....

Université de Neuchâtel

Différences induites par la définition des périodes diurnes et nocturnes sur la pression artérielle et le dipping lors d’une mesure ambulatoire de la pression artérielle = Effects of nighttime and daytime interval definition on blood pressure and dipping in patients referred for ambulatory blood pressure measurement

Muller, M.-E. ; Bochud, M. ; Pruijm, M. ; Iglesias, Katia ; Burnier, Michel ; Wuerzner, G.

In: Annales de Cardiologie et d'Angéiologie, 2012, vol. 61, no. 3, p. 193-197

Ambulatory blood pressure monitoring (ABPM) has become indispensable for the diagnosis and control of hypertension. However, no consensus exists on how daytime and nighttime periods should be defined. Objective To compare daytime and nighttime blood pressure (BP) defined by an actigraph and by body position with BP resulting from arbitrary daytime and nighttime periods....

Université de Neuchâtel

Is there a risk of orthostatic hypotension associated with antihypertensive therapy in geriatric inpatients?

Coutaz, M. ; Iglesias, Katia ; Morisod, J.

In: European Geriatric Medicine, 2012, vol. 3, no. 1, p. 1-4

Objectives To determine the risk of orthostatic hypotension (OH) due to antihypertensive therapy in a geriatric inpatient population. Subjects and methods This observational cohort study included 388 patients (mean age 80.7, 68.5% female) hospitalized in a geriatric clinic. OH risk was evaluated by orthostatic testing (OT), with manual measurement of blood pressure...