V Burke

Summary

Affiliation: University of Western Australia
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Associations between blood pressure and overweight defined by new standards for body mass index in childhood
    V Burke
    School of Medicine and Pharmacology, University of Western Australia, Royal Perth Hospital and West Australian Institute for Medical Research, Perth WA, Australia
    Prev Med 38:558-64. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint An innovative program for changing health behaviours
    Valerie Burke
    Western Australian Institute for Medical Research, HeartSearch and University of Western Australia, Department of Medicine, Royal Perth Hospital, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
    Asia Pac J Clin Nutr 11:S586-97. 2002
  3. ncbi request reprint Alcohol intake and incidence of coronary disease in Australian aborigines
    V Burke
    University of Western Australia, School of Medicine and Pharmacology, Royal Perth Hospital Unit, Box X2213 GPO, Perth 6847, Australia
    Alcohol Alcohol 42:49-54. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint A lifestyle program for treated hypertensives improved health-related behaviors and cardiovascular risk factors, a randomized controlled trial
    Valerie Burke
    University of Western Australia, School of Medicine and Pharmacology, Royal Perth Hospital Unit, the Cardiovascular Research Centre and West Australian Institute for Medical Research, Perth, Australia
    J Clin Epidemiol 60:133-41. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Long-term follow-up of participants in a health promotion program for treated hypertensives (ADAPT)
    Valerie Burke
    University of Western Australia, School of Medicine and Pharmacology, the Cardiovascular Research Centre and West Australian Institute for Medical Research, Perth, Australia
    Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis 18:198-206. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Family lifestyle and parental body mass index as predictors of body mass index in Australian children: a longitudinal study
    V Burke
    Department of Medicine, Royal Perth Hospital, University of Western Australia, and The Western Australian Heart Research Institute, Perth, Australia
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 25:147-57. 2001
  7. ncbi request reprint Changes in cognitive measures associated with a lifestyle program for treated hypertensives: a randomized controlled trial (ADAPT)
    Valerie Burke
    School of Medicine harmacology, Royal Perth Hospital Unit and West Australian Institute for Medical Research, University of Western Australia, Perth, WA 6000, Australia
    Health Educ Res 23:202-17. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Tracking of blood pressure in Australian children
    V Burke
    Department of Medicine, Royal Perth Hospital, University of Western Australia
    J Hypertens 19:1185-92. 2001
  9. ncbi request reprint Alcohol intake and incidence of coronary disease in Australian aborigines
    V Burke
    School of Medicine and Pharmacology, Royal Perth Hospital Unit, Perth, Australia
    Alcohol Alcohol 42:119-24. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Hospital admissions and length of stay for coronary disease in an Aboriginal cohort
    V Burke
    University of Western Australia, School of Medicine and Pharmacology, Royal Perth Hospital Unit, Box X2213 GPO, Perth, WA 6847, Australia
    Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis 18:357-64. 2008

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Publications111 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi request reprint Associations between blood pressure and overweight defined by new standards for body mass index in childhood
    V Burke
    School of Medicine and Pharmacology, University of Western Australia, Royal Perth Hospital and West Australian Institute for Medical Research, Perth WA, Australia
    Prev Med 38:558-64. 2004
    ..We also aimed to examine socioeconomic status in relation to these variables...
  2. ncbi request reprint An innovative program for changing health behaviours
    Valerie Burke
    Western Australian Institute for Medical Research, HeartSearch and University of Western Australia, Department of Medicine, Royal Perth Hospital, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
    Asia Pac J Clin Nutr 11:S586-97. 2002
    ..Weight loss and a decrease in waist circumference were maintained in the program group up to 16 months after entering the study. This program has the potential for wider application in other at-risk groups...
  3. ncbi request reprint Alcohol intake and incidence of coronary disease in Australian aborigines
    V Burke
    University of Western Australia, School of Medicine and Pharmacology, Royal Perth Hospital Unit, Box X2213 GPO, Perth 6847, Australia
    Alcohol Alcohol 42:49-54. 2007
    ..To examine risk for coronary heart disease (CHD) and cardiovascular disease (CVD) in relation to alcohol in a cohort of Australian Aborigines...
  4. ncbi request reprint A lifestyle program for treated hypertensives improved health-related behaviors and cardiovascular risk factors, a randomized controlled trial
    Valerie Burke
    University of Western Australia, School of Medicine and Pharmacology, Royal Perth Hospital Unit, the Cardiovascular Research Centre and West Australian Institute for Medical Research, Perth, Australia
    J Clin Epidemiol 60:133-41. 2007
    ..To assess effects of a cognitively based program on health-related behaviors and cardiovascular risk factors in overweight drug-treated hypertensives...
  5. ncbi request reprint Long-term follow-up of participants in a health promotion program for treated hypertensives (ADAPT)
    Valerie Burke
    University of Western Australia, School of Medicine and Pharmacology, the Cardiovascular Research Centre and West Australian Institute for Medical Research, Perth, Australia
    Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis 18:198-206. 2008
    ..Longer follow-up in such studies is limited; we therefore re-assessed participants after an additional 2 years in which there was no contact with program facilitators...
  6. ncbi request reprint Family lifestyle and parental body mass index as predictors of body mass index in Australian children: a longitudinal study
    V Burke
    Department of Medicine, Royal Perth Hospital, University of Western Australia, and The Western Australian Heart Research Institute, Perth, Australia
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 25:147-57. 2001
    ..To investigate associations between body mass index (BMI) and family characteristics, including lifestyle, in parents and offspring from Australian families...
  7. ncbi request reprint Changes in cognitive measures associated with a lifestyle program for treated hypertensives: a randomized controlled trial (ADAPT)
    Valerie Burke
    School of Medicine harmacology, Royal Perth Hospital Unit and West Australian Institute for Medical Research, University of Western Australia, Perth, WA 6000, Australia
    Health Educ Res 23:202-17. 2008
    ..A cognitively based lifestyle program in treated hypertensives is associated with improvements in cognitive measures in the shorter and longer term...
  8. ncbi request reprint Tracking of blood pressure in Australian children
    V Burke
    Department of Medicine, Royal Perth Hospital, University of Western Australia
    J Hypertens 19:1185-92. 2001
    ..We examined factors that may influence tracking of BP to identify better predictors of higher BP in early adult life...
  9. ncbi request reprint Alcohol intake and incidence of coronary disease in Australian aborigines
    V Burke
    School of Medicine and Pharmacology, Royal Perth Hospital Unit, Perth, Australia
    Alcohol Alcohol 42:119-24. 2007
    ..To examine risk for coronary heart disease (CHD) and cardiovascular disease (CVD) in relation to alcohol in a cohort of Australian Aborigines...
  10. ncbi request reprint Hospital admissions and length of stay for coronary disease in an Aboriginal cohort
    V Burke
    University of Western Australia, School of Medicine and Pharmacology, Royal Perth Hospital Unit, Box X2213 GPO, Perth, WA 6847, Australia
    Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis 18:357-64. 2008
    ..Coronary disease (CHD)-related hospital admission is more common among indigenous than non-indigenous Australians. We aimed to identify predictors of hospital admission potentially useful in planning prevention programs...
  11. ncbi request reprint Dietary protein and soluble fiber reduce ambulatory blood pressure in treated hypertensives
    V Burke
    Department of Medicine, University of Western Australia, Royal Perth Hospital and West Australian Heart Research Institute, Perth, Australia
    Hypertension 38:821-6. 2001
    ..These findings have important implications for the prevention and management of hypertension, particularly in populations in which high blood pressure is prevalent in association with diets low in protein, fiber, or both...
  12. ncbi request reprint Television, computer use, physical activity, diet and fatness in Australian adolescents
    Valerie Burke
    University of Western Australia, School of Medicine and Pharmacology, Royal Perth Hospital Unit
    Int J Pediatr Obes 1:248-55. 2006
    ..To examine sedentary behaviours (including television viewing, playing computer games and computer use), diet, exercise and fitness in relation to overweight/obesity in Australian adolescents...
  13. ncbi request reprint Moderators and mediators of behaviour change in a lifestyle program for treated hypertensives: a randomized controlled trial (ADAPT)
    Valerie Burke
    School of Medicine harmacology, University of Western Australia, Royal Perth Hospital Unit, the Cardiovascular Research Centre and West Australian Institute for Medical Research, Perth, WA 6847, Australia
    Health Educ Res 23:583-91. 2008
    ..Mediators for physical activity in the longer term should be investigated in other models, with appropriate cognitive measurements, in future trials...
  14. ncbi request reprint Health-related behaviours as predictors of mortality and morbidity in Australian Aborigines
    V Burke
    University of Western Australia School of Medicine and Pharmacology, Royal Perth Hospital Unit, Box X2213 GPO, Perth 6847, Australia
    Prev Med 44:135-42. 2007
    ..To examine predictors of coronary heart disease (CHD) and all-cause mortality in Aboriginal Australians...
  15. ncbi request reprint Obesity in childhood and cardiovascular risk
    Valerie Burke
    University of Western Australia, School of Medicine and Pharmacology, Royal Perth Hospital Unit and the Cardiovascular Research Centre, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
    Clin Exp Pharmacol Physiol 33:831-7. 2006
    ..7. Recognition of families at risk offers opportunities for prevention of obesity in children and decreasing risk in parents...
  16. ncbi request reprint Predictors of body mass index and associations with cardiovascular risk factors in Australian children: a prospective cohort study
    V Burke
    School of Medicine and Pharmacology, The University of Western Australia, Royal Perth Hospital and Western Australian Institute for Medical Research, Perth, Australia
    Int J Obes (Lond) 29:15-23. 2005
    ..To examine predictors of body mass index (BMI) at the age of 8 y in a prospective study of Australian children...
  17. ncbi request reprint Clustering of health-related behaviors among 18-year-old Australians
    V Burke
    University Department of Medicine, Royal Perth Hospital, Australia
    Prev Med 26:724-33. 1997
    ..Few studies among young adults have examined clustering of health behaviors affecting risk for lifestyle diseases...
  18. ncbi request reprint Family history as a predictor of blood pressure in a longitudinal study of Australian children
    V Burke
    University Department of Medicine, Royal Perth Hospital, Australia
    J Hypertens 16:269-76. 1998
    ..Sex both of parent and of child might influence associations between parental hypertension and blood pressure in offspring...
  19. ncbi request reprint Indicators of fetal growth do not independently predict blood pressure in 8-year-old Australians: a prospective cohort study
    Valerie Burke
    The University of Western Australia, School of Medicine and Pharmacology, Royal Perth Hospital and Western Australian Institute for Medical Research, Perth, Australia
    Hypertension 43:208-13. 2004
    ....
  20. ncbi request reprint Breastfeeding and overweight: longitudinal analysis in an Australian birth cohort
    Valerie Burke
    University of Western Australia, School of Medicine and Pharmacology, Royal Perth Hospital, Perth, Australia
    J Pediatr 147:56-61. 2005
    ..To examine adiposity in relation to breastfeeding using longitudinal analysis in an Australian birth cohort...
  21. ncbi request reprint Changes in health-related behaviours and cardiovascular risk factors in young adults: associations with living with a partner
    Valerie Burke
    School of Medicine and Pharmacology, University of Western Australia, Royal Perth Hospital Unit, 6847
    Prev Med 39:722-30. 2004
    ..To examine changes in cardiovascular risk factors and health-related behaviours in young Australian adults at a stage of transition from the family environment...
  22. ncbi request reprint Predictors of type 2 diabetes and diabetes-related hospitalisation in an Australian Aboriginal cohort
    Valerie Burke
    University of Western Australia, School of Medicine and Pharmacology, Royal Perth Hospital, Australia
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 78:360-8. 2007
    ..26) and negatively by lower alcohol intake (HR 0.90, 95% CI 0.40, 0.92) and exercise (HR 0.66, 95% CI 0.46, 0.95). Central obesity and adverse lifestyle increase risk for diabetes or related hospitalisation among Aboriginal Australians...
  23. ncbi request reprint Predictors of medication use, compliance and symptoms of hypotension in a community-based sample of elderly men and women
    I Cohen
    University Department of Medicine, Royal Perth Hospital and West Australian Heart Research Institute, Australia
    J Clin Pharm Ther 23:423-32. 1998
    ..To investigate use of prescription and non-prescription drugs, predictors of drug use and symptoms of postprandial and postural hypotension were examined in 765 men and 846 women...
  24. ncbi request reprint Effects of a lifestyle programme on ambulatory blood pressure and drug dosage in treated hypertensive patients: a randomized controlled trial
    Valerie Burke
    University of Western Australia, School of Medicine and Pharmacology, Royal Perth Hospital Unit and West Australian Institute for Medical Research, Perth, Australia
    J Hypertens 23:1241-9. 2005
    ..To assess effects of multifactorial lifestyle modification on antihypertensive drug needs in treated hypertensive individuals...
  25. ncbi request reprint Physical activity and nutrition programs for couples: a randomized controlled trial
    Valerie Burke
    University Department of Medicine, Royal Perth Hospital and Heartsearch, 50 Murray Street, 6000, Perth, Australia
    J Clin Epidemiol 56:421-32. 2003
    ..Fewer participants in the high-level group became overweight or obese. Health promotion for couples can improve health behaviors and potentially lower the risk of lifestyle diseases in participants and their future families...
  26. ncbi request reprint The independent and combined effects of aerobic exercise and dietary fish intake on serum lipids and glycemic control in NIDDM. A randomized controlled study
    D W Dunstan
    Department of Medicine, Royal Perth Hospital, University of Western Australia, Australia
    Diabetes Care 20:913-21. 1997
    ..The present study examined the effects of moderate aerobic exercise and the incorporation of fish into a low-fat (30% total energy) diet on serum lipids and glycemic control in dyslipidemic NIDDM patients...
  27. ncbi request reprint Long-term effects of exercise on blood pressure and lipids in healthy women aged 40-65 years: The Sedentary Women Exercise Adherence Trial (SWEAT)
    K L Cox
    Department of Medicine, University of Western Australia, Royal Perth Hospital, Australia
    J Hypertens 19:1733-43. 2001
    ..To evaluate the long-term effects of regular moderate or vigorous intensity exercise on blood pressure and blood lipids in previously sedentary older women...
  28. ncbi request reprint Perinatal and childhood origins of cardiovascular disease
    R C Huang
    School of Medicine and Pharmacology, The University of Western Australia UWA M570, Royal Perth Hospital, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
    Int J Obes (Lond) 31:236-44. 2007
    ..We sought to identify early life influences on development of obesity, hypertension and dyslipidemia in children...
  29. ncbi request reprint Purified eicosapentaenoic and docosahexaenoic acids have differential effects on serum lipids and lipoproteins, LDL particle size, glucose, and insulin in mildly hyperlipidemic men
    T A Mori
    Department of Medicine, The University of Western Australia and The West Australian Heart Research Institute, Perth
    Am J Clin Nutr 71:1085-94. 2000
    ..Regular consumption of n-3 fatty acids of marine origin can improve serum lipids and reduce cardiovascular risk...
  30. ncbi request reprint Influence of pattern of alcohol intake on blood pressure in regular drinkers: a controlled trial
    V Rakic
    University Department of Medicine, Royal Perth Hospital, and the West Australian Heart Institute
    J Hypertens 16:165-74. 1998
    ..To evaluate the effects of patterns of drinking (weekend versus daily drinking) on the pressor responses to alcohol in 55 male drinkers using clinic and 24 h ambulatory blood pressure monitoring...
  31. ncbi request reprint Recent developments concerning diet and hypertension
    L J Beilin
    University Department of Medicine, Royal Perth Hospital, University of Western Australia and HeartSearch WA, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
    Clin Exp Pharmacol Physiol 28:1078-82. 2001
    ..3. Regular coffee drinking raised blood pressure in older hypertensives, whereas potential antihypertensive effects of dietary anti-oxidants require further scrutiny...
  32. ncbi request reprint Improved analysis of brachial artery ultrasound using a novel edge-detection software system
    R J Woodman
    Department of Medicine, The University of Western Australia, Perth 6001, Australia
    J Appl Physiol 91:929-37. 2001
    ..5% change in FMD. In summary, we have developed a semiautomated computerized vascular ultrasound analysis system that will improve the power of clinical intervention studies to detect small changes in arterial diameter...
  33. ncbi request reprint Docosahexaenoic acid but not eicosapentaenoic acid lowers ambulatory blood pressure and heart rate in humans
    T A Mori
    Department of Medicine, University of Western Australia, and The West Australian Heart Research Institute, Perth, Australia
    Hypertension 34:253-60. 1999
    ..These results have important implications for human nutrition and the food industry...
  34. ncbi request reprint Acute effects of ingestion of black and green tea on lipoprotein oxidation
    J M Hodgson
    University of Western Australia, Department of Medicine, and The West Australian Heart Research Institute, Royal Perth Hospital, Perth, Australia
    Am J Clin Nutr 71:1103-7. 2000
    ..The absence of effects in previous studies may be due to the isolation of LDL particles from polyphenolic compounds that are present in the aqueous phase of serum...
  35. ncbi request reprint Combined effect of coenzyme Q10 and fenofibrate on forearm microcirculatory function in type 2 diabetes
    David A Playford
    Department of Medicine, University of Western Australia, Royal Perth Hospital, GPO Box X2213, WA 6847, Australia
    Atherosclerosis 168:169-79. 2003
    ....
  36. doi request reprint Sesame supplementation does not improve cardiovascular disease risk markers in overweight men and women
    J H Y Wu
    School of Medicine and Pharmacology, University of Western Australia, PO Box X2213 GPO, Perth WA 6847, Australia
    Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis 19:774-80. 2009
    ..We aimed to investigate the effects of sesame supplementation in humans on blood lipids, blood pressure, systemic oxidative stress, inflammatory biomarkers and mammalian lignan metabolism...
  37. ncbi request reprint Non pharmacologic therapy and lifestyle factors in hypertension
    L J Beilin
    Department of Medicine, University of Western Australia, Royal Perth Hospital, Australia
    Blood Press 10:352-65. 2001
    ....
  38. ncbi request reprint Interactions between dietary fat, fish, and fish oils and their effects on platelet function in men at risk of cardiovascular disease
    T A Mori
    Department of Medicine, University of Western Australia, Perth, Western Australia
    Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 17:279-86. 1997
    ....
  39. ncbi request reprint Effects of isoflavonoids on blood pressure in subjects with high-normal ambulatory blood pressure levels: a randomized controlled trial
    J M Hodgson
    University of Western Australia Department of Medicine, Royal Perth Hospital, Australia
    Am J Hypertens 12:47-53. 1999
    ..Therefore, these results do not support the hypothesis that isoflavonoids, and genistein in particular, are major contributors to the BP lowering effect of vegetarian diets...
  40. ncbi request reprint Differential effects of eicosapentaenoic acid and docosahexaenoic acid on vascular reactivity of the forearm microcirculation in hyperlipidemic, overweight men
    T A Mori
    Department of Medicine, University of Western Australia, and The West Australian Heart Research Institute, Perth, Australia
    Circulation 102:1264-9. 2000
    ..We investigated possible differences in the effects of purified EPA or DHA on forearm vascular reactivity in overweight hyperlipidemic men that might contribute to the blood pressure-lowering effects of fish oils...
  41. ncbi request reprint Red wine polyphenols, in the absence of alcohol, reduce lipid peroxidative stress in smoking subjects
    R Abu-Amsha Caccetta
    Department of Medicine (Royal Perth Hospital, The University of Western Australia and The West Australian Heart Research Institute, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
    Free Radic Biol Med 30:636-42. 2001
    ....
  42. ncbi request reprint Exercise behaviour change in 40 to 65-year-old women: The SWEAT Study (Sedentary Women Exercise Adherence Trial)
    K L Cox
    Department of Medicine, University of Western Australia, Australia
    Br J Health Psychol 8:477-95. 2003
    ....
  43. ncbi request reprint Effects of a short-term circuit weight training program on glycaemic control in NIDDM
    D W Dunstan
    Department of Medicine, University of Western Australia, West Australian Heart Research Institute, Perth, Australia
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 40:53-61. 1998
    ..Short-term CWT therefore may provide a practical exercise alternative in the lifestyle management of this condition...
  44. ncbi request reprint Coenzyme Q10 improves blood pressure and glycaemic control: a controlled trial in subjects with type 2 diabetes
    J M Hodgson
    University of Western Australia Department of Medicine and HeartSearch, Royal Perth Hospital, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
    Eur J Clin Nutr 56:1137-42. 2002
    ..Our objective was to assess effects of dietary supplementation with coenzyme Q10 (CoQ) on blood pressure and glycaemic control in subjects with type 2 diabetes, and to consider oxidative stress as a potential mechanism for any effects...
  45. ncbi request reprint Lifestyle and hypertension
    L J Beilin
    University of Western Australia, Department of Medicine, Royal Perth Hospital, Australia
    Am J Hypertens 12:934-45. 1999
    ..Regular coffee drinking raises blood pressure in hypertensives. The role of "stress" remains enigmatic, with "job strain" being a possible independent risk factor for hypertension...
  46. ncbi request reprint Effect of omega 3 fatty acids on oxidative stress in humans: GC-MS measurement of urinary F2-isoprostane excretion
    T A Mori
    Department of Medicine and the West Australian Heart Research Institute, University of Western Australia, Perth, Australia
    Redox Rep 5:45-6. 2000
    ..In both trials, urinary F2-isoprostanes were significantly reduced by 20-27%. Therefore, in contrast with previous reports in the literature, these results demonstrate that omega3 fatty acids reduce in vivo oxidant stress in humans...
  47. ncbi request reprint Effects on blood pressure of drinking green and black tea
    J M Hodgson
    University of Western Australia Department of Medicine and the Western Australian Heart Research Institute, Royal Perth Hospital, Australia
    J Hypertens 17:457-63. 1999
    ....
  48. pmc Hemodynamic effects of fenofibrate and coenzyme Q10 in type 2 diabetic subjects with left ventricular diastolic dysfunction
    Gerard T Chew
    School of Medicine and Pharmacology, University of Western Australia, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
    Diabetes Care 31:1502-9. 2008
    ..To investigate the effects of fenofibrate and coenzyme Q(10) (CoQ) on diastolic function, ambulatory blood pressure (ABP), and heart rate (HR) in type 2 diabetic subjects with left ventricular diastolic dysfunction (LVDD)...
  49. ncbi request reprint The independent and combined effects of 16 weeks of vigorous exercise and energy restriction on body mass and composition in free-living overweight men--a randomized controlled trial
    Kay L Cox
    Department of Medicine, University of Western Australia, Western Australian Institute for Medical Research, Perth, Australia
    Metabolism 52:107-15. 2003
    ..The independent effects of exercise to induce changes in body mass and composition in the longer term in free-living overweight subjects on an energy-restricted diet deserve further study...
  50. ncbi request reprint Effects of a general practice-based intervention on diet, body mass index and blood lipids in patients at cardiovascular risk
    Janet Woollard
    University of Western Australia, Department of Medicine, Royal Perth Hospital
    J Cardiovasc Risk 10:31-40. 2003
    ..General practice-based health-promotion programmes implemented by nurse-counsellors may reduce cardiovascular risk factors, particularly in patients at increased risk...
  51. ncbi request reprint A randomised, controlled study of the effects of aerobic exercise and dietary fish on coagulation and fibrinolytic factors in type 2 diabetics
    D W Dunstan
    Department of Medicine, University of Western Australia, West Australian Heart Research Institute, Australia
    Thromb Haemost 81:367-72. 1999
    ..Furthermore, a small, albeit significant, increase in coagulation factor VIIc associated with fish can be prevented by a concomitant programme of moderate exercise...
  52. ncbi request reprint Changes in cognitive measures in a randomized controlled trial of a health promotion program for couples targeting diet and physical activity
    Valerie Burke
    University Department of Medicine, University of Western Australia, School of Medicine and Pharmacology, Royal Perth Hospital Unit, Heartsearch, and Western Australian Institute for Medical Research, Australia
    Am J Health Promot 18:300-11. 2004
    ..To examine cognitive responses to a 4-month health promotion program targeting diet and physical activity in recently cohabiting couples...
  53. ncbi request reprint Angiotensin-converting enzyme gene polymorphism and premature coronary heart disease
    F M van Bockxmeer
    Department of Pathology, The University of Western Australia, Perth, Australia
    Clin Sci (Lond) 99:247-51. 2000
    ..While this result refers uniquely to premature CHD and MI, and could be population specific, it is in general agreement with recent meta-analysis of the larger previous studies...
  54. ncbi request reprint Homocysteine, folate, methylene tetrahydrofolate reductase genotype and vascular morbidity in diabetic subjects
    Joey M Kaye
    Department of Endocrinology and Diabetes, Royal Perth Hospital, Box X2213, GPO, Perth 6847, Western Australia, Australia
    Clin Sci (Lond) 102:631-7. 2002
    ..The MTHFR genotype does not significantly influence either plasma homocysteine or vascular disease, despite it being a determinant of erythrocyte folate, which reflects its effect on folate metabolism...
  55. ncbi request reprint Pulse pressure as a risk factor for cardiovascular events in the MRC Mild Hypertension Trial
    J A Millar
    University of Western Australia, Department of Medicine, Royal Perth Hospital, Australia
    J Hypertens 17:1065-72. 1999
    ....
  56. ncbi request reprint Coenzyme Q(10) improves endothelial dysfunction of the brachial artery in Type II diabetes mellitus
    G F Watts
    Department of Medicine, University of Western Australia, Royal Perth Hospital, Perth, Australia
    Diabetologia 45:420-6. 2002
    ..We assessed whether dietary supplementation with coenzyme Q(10) improves endothelial function of the brachial artery in patients with Type II (non-insulin-dependent) diabetes mellitus and dyslipidaemia...
  57. ncbi request reprint The effects of alcohol on coagulation and fibrinolytic factors: a controlled trial
    S B Dimmitt
    Department of Medicine, University of Western Australia, Royal Perth Hospital, Australia
    Blood Coagul Fibrinolysis 9:39-45. 1998
    ..The balance of anticoagulant and procoagulant and fibrinolytic effects in any individual may vary depending on quantity and type of alcoholic beverage ingested, as well as on genetic and other variables, all of which merit further study...
  58. ncbi request reprint Effects of general practice-based nurse-counselling on ambulatory blood pressure and antihypertensive drug prescription in patients at increased risk of cardiovascular disease
    J Woollard
    School of Medicine and Pharmacology, Royal Perth Hospital Unit, University of Western Australia, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
    J Hum Hypertens 17:689-95. 2003
    ..Year-long interaction with nurse-counsellors may influence longer-term antihypertensive drug prescription, possibly by improving compliance. Suboptimal BP control suggests that continuing physician education on BP targets is needed...
  59. ncbi request reprint Controlled comparison of retention and adherence in home- vs center-initiated exercise interventions in women ages 40-65 years: The S.W.E.A.T. Study (Sedentary Women Exercise Adherence Trial)
    K L Cox
    Department of Medicine, University of Western Australia, Western Australian Institute for Medical Research, and HeartSearch, Western Australia
    Prev Med 36:17-29. 2003
    ....
  60. ncbi request reprint Effects of regular ingestion of black tea on haemostasis and cell adhesion molecules in humans
    J M Hodgson
    University of Western Australia Department of Medicine and HeartSearch, Royal Perth Hospital, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
    Eur J Clin Nutr 55:881-6. 2001
    ..To assess the effects in humans of regular ingestion of black tea on haemostasis-related variables and cell adhesion molecules...
  61. ncbi request reprint Lupin-enriched bread increases satiety and reduces energy intake acutely
    Ya P Lee
    School of Medicine and Pharmacology, University of Western Australia, Perth, Australia
    Am J Clin Nutr 84:975-80. 2006
    ..Protein and fiber may be important determinants of satiety. Lupin kernel flour is a novel food ingredient that is rich in protein and fiber...
  62. ncbi request reprint Blood pressure rise with swimming versus walking in older women: the Sedentary Women Exercise Adherence Trial 2 (SWEAT 2)
    Kay L Cox
    School of Medicine and Pharmacology, University of Western Australia, Western Australian Institute for Medical Research, Perth, Western Australia
    J Hypertens 24:307-14. 2006
    ..Few studies have investigated the effect of swimming training on blood pressure (BP). Our objective was to evaluate 6 months of supervised moderate swimming or walking on BP in previously sedentary, normotensive, older women...
  63. ncbi request reprint Effect of fenofibrate on brachial artery flow-mediated dilatation in type 2 diabetes mellitus
    David A Playford
    University Department of Medicine, The University of Western Australia, Royal Perth Hospital, Perth, Australia
    Am J Cardiol 90:1254-7. 2002
  64. ncbi request reprint A controlled trial of the effects of pattern of alcohol intake on serum lipid levels in regular drinkers
    V Rakic
    The University Department of Medicine Royal Perth Hospital and the West Australian Heart Research Institute, Australia
    Atherosclerosis 137:243-52. 1998
    ....
  65. doi request reprint A comparison of the effects of swimming and walking on body weight, fat distribution, lipids, glucose, and insulin in older women--the Sedentary Women Exercise Adherence Trial 2
    Kay L Cox
    School of Medicine and Pharmacology, University of Western Australia, Western Australian Institute for Medical Research, Perth, Western Australia 6847, Australia
    Metabolism 59:1562-73. 2010
    ..These findings suggest that the type of exercise can influence health benefits...
  66. ncbi request reprint A reduction in alcohol consumption is associated with reduced plasma F2-isoprostanes and urinary 20-HETE excretion in men
    Anne Barden
    School of Medicine and Pharmacology, University of Western Australia, Royal Perth Hospital, Perth, WA 6847, Australia
    Free Radic Biol Med 42:1730-5. 2007
    ..Increased oxidative stress and 20-HETE production may be linked, at least in part, to the pathogenesis of alcohol-related hypertension...
  67. ncbi request reprint Acute effects of tea on fasting and non-fasting plasma total homocysteine concentrations in human subjects
    Jonathan M Hodgson
    University of Western Australia, School of Medicine and Pharmacology at Royal Perth Hospital, and the Western Australian Institute for Medical Research, Perth, Australia
    Br J Nutr 97:842-6. 2007
    ..Given that results of population studies have generally shown a negative association between tea intake and tHcy, the significance of these findings to CVD risk remains uncertain...
  68. ncbi request reprint Accuracy of blood pressure measurement and anthropometry among volunteer observers in a large community survey
    Claire Adams
    University of Western Australia, School of Dentistry, 35 Stirling Hwy, 6009, Crawley, WA, Australia
    J Clin Epidemiol 55:338-44. 2002
    ..6 cm. Between-observer TEM for circumferences ranged from 0.5 cm to 1.9 cm. Unpaid volunteer measurers can, if carefully trained and supervised, provide acceptable blood pressure data and anthropometry in large population surveys...
  69. ncbi request reprint Increased lean red meat intake does not elevate markers of oxidative stress and inflammation in humans
    Jonathan M Hodgson
    University of Western Australia, School of Medicine and Pharmacology at Royal Perth Hospital, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
    J Nutr 137:363-7. 2007
    ..4 (-3.4, 0.5) mg/L], and plasma fibrinogen concentrations [-0.08 (-0.40. 0.24) g/L]. Our results suggest that partial replacement of dietary carbohydrate with protein from lean red meat does not elevate oxidative stress or inflammation...
  70. ncbi request reprint Leukocyte count and vascular function in Type 2 diabetic subjects with treated hypertension
    Richard J Woodman
    Department of Medicine, The University of Western Australia and The West Australian Heart Research Institute, Royal Perth Hospital, Perth, Australia
    Atherosclerosis 163:175-81. 2002
    ..This study examined the associations between vascular function and markers of inflammation in Type 2 diabetic subjects with treated hypertension...
  71. ncbi request reprint The effect of vitamin E on blood pressure in individuals with type 2 diabetes: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial
    Natalie C Ward
    School of Medicine and Pharmacology, University of Western Australia, Perth, Australia
    J Hypertens 25:227-34. 2007
    ..Our aim was to investigate the effect of alpha-tocopherol and gamma-tocopherol supplementation on 24-h ambulatory blood pressure (BP) and heart rate, vascular function and oxidative stress in individuals with type 2 diabetes...
  72. ncbi request reprint Effects of purified eicosapentaenoic and docosahexaenoic acids on glycemic control, blood pressure, and serum lipids in type 2 diabetic patients with treated hypertension
    Richard J Woodman
    Department of Medicine, The University of Western Australia, Perth, Australia
    Am J Clin Nutr 76:1007-15. 2002
    ..n-3 Fatty acids lower blood pressure, improve lipids, and benefit other cardiovascular disease risk factors. Effects on glycemia in patients with type 2 diabetes are uncertain...
  73. ncbi request reprint Acute effects of ingestion of black tea on postprandial platelet aggregation in human subjects
    Jonathan M Hodgson
    University of Western Australia Department of Medicine and HeartSearch, Royal Perth Hospital, Perth, Australia
    Br J Nutr 87:141-5. 2002
    ..The results of this study do not support the suggestion that reduced postprandial platelet aggregability contributes to any benefits of black tea on cardiovascular risk...
  74. ncbi request reprint Regular ingestion of black tea improves brachial artery vasodilator function
    Jonathan M Hodgson
    Department of Medicine, University of Western Australia and HeartSearch, Royal Perth Hospital, G P O Box X2213, Perth, Western Australia 6847, Australia
    Clin Sci (Lond) 102:195-201. 2002
    ..These differences remained after adjustment for age, sex and body mass index. These results suggest that one mechanism by which black tea may reduce cardiovascular risk is via improved vasodilator function of conduit arteries...
  75. ncbi request reprint Regular ingestion of tea does not inhibit in vivo lipid peroxidation in humans
    Jonathan M Hodgson
    University of Western Australia, Department of Medicine and HeartSearch, Royal Perth Hospital, Perth, WA 6001, Australia
    J Nutr 132:55-8. 2002
    ..These results do not support the suggestion that polyphenolic antioxidants derived from tea inhibit in vivo lipid peroxidation...
  76. pmc Carotid intima-medial thickness measured on multiple ultrasound frames: evaluation of a DICOM-based software system
    Kathleen Potter
    School of Medicine and Pharmacology, University of Western Australia, Perth, Australia
    Cardiovasc Ultrasound 5:29. 2007
    ....
  77. doi request reprint The omega-3 fatty acids EPA and DHA decrease plasma F(2)-isoprostanes: Results from two placebo-controlled interventions
    Emilie Mas
    University of Western Australia, Perth, WA, Australia
    Free Radic Res 44:983-90. 2010
    ..Neither F(3)- nor F(4)-IsoPs were observed in plasma in both studies. These results show that in humans, EPA and DHA reduce in vivo oxidant stress as measured in human plasma and urine...
  78. ncbi request reprint Chocolate consumption and bone density in older women
    Jonathan M Hodgson
    Royal Perth Hospital Unit, the University of Western Australia School of Medicine and Pharmacology, Perth, Australia
    Am J Clin Nutr 87:175-80. 2008
    ..Nutrition is important for the development and maintenance of bone structure and for the prevention of osteoporosis and fracture. The relation of chocolate intake with bone has yet to be investigated...
  79. doi request reprint Short and long-term adherence to swimming and walking programs in older women--the Sedentary Women Exercise Adherence Trial (SWEAT 2)
    Kay L Cox
    School of Medicine and Pharmacology, University of Western Australia, Australia
    Prev Med 46:511-7. 2008
    ..To examine in previously sedentary older women the effects of exercise mode and a behavioural intervention on short and long-term retention and adherence...
  80. ncbi request reprint Barriers and motivators for owners walking their dog: results from qualitative research
    Hayley E Cutt
    School of Population Health, The University of Western Australia, Crawley
    Health Promot J Austr 19:118-24. 2008
    ..This qualitative research explored the relationship between dog ownership and dog-related, social environmental and physical environmental factors associated with walking with a dog...
  81. pmc Synergy between adiposity, insulin resistance, metabolic risk factors, and inflammation in adolescents
    Rae Chi Huang
    University of Western Australia, School of Medicine and Pharmacology, Royal Perth Hospital, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
    Diabetes Care 32:695-701. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to investigate relationships between inflammatory markers and components of a metabolic syndrome cluster in adolescents...
  82. ncbi request reprint The effects of [omega]3 fatty acids and coenzyme Q10 on blood pressure and heart rate in chronic kidney disease: a randomized controlled trial
    Trevor A Mori
    University of Western Australia and the Cardiovascular Research Centre, Perth, Western Australia
    J Hypertens 27:1863-72. 2009
    ..This study determined whether omega3FA and CoQ have independent or additive effects in improving the cardiovascular profile, particularly blood pressure and heart rate, in nondiabetic patients with CKD stages 3-4...
  83. ncbi request reprint Effects of purified eicosapentaenoic acid and docosahexaenoic acid on platelet, fibrinolytic and vascular function in hypertensive type 2 diabetic patients
    Richard J Woodman
    Department of Medicine, Medical Research Foundation Building, The University of Western Australia, PO Box X2213, Perth, WA 6000, Australia
    Atherosclerosis 166:85-93. 2003
    ..We assessed whether purified eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) from fish oil have differential effects on platelet, fibrinolytic and vascular function in patients with both conditions...
  84. ncbi request reprint Acute effects of tea on fasting and postprandial vascular function and blood pressure in humans
    Jonathan M Hodgson
    University of Western Australia School of Medicine and Pharmacology, Western Australian Institute for Medical Research WAIMR, Royal Perth Hospital Unit, Perth, Western Australia
    J Hypertens 23:47-54. 2005
    ..Controlled trials in humans have found that ingestion of tea can improve endothelial function, but also cause a rapid onset acute increase in blood pressure...
  85. ncbi request reprint The combination of vitamin C and grape-seed polyphenols increases blood pressure: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial
    Natalie C Ward
    School of Medicine and Pharmacology, University of Western Australia and West Australian Institute for Medical Research WAIMR, Perth, Australia
    J Hypertens 23:427-34. 2005
    ..Thus, dietary antioxidants may beneficially influence blood pressure (BP) and endothelial function by reducing oxidative stress...
  86. ncbi request reprint Effect of fish diets and weight loss on serum leptin concentration in overweight, treated-hypertensive subjects
    Trevor A Mori
    School of Medicine and Pharmacology, Royal Perth Hospital Unit, University of Western, Australia
    J Hypertens 22:1983-90. 2004
    ..A recent population study suggested that dietary-derived omega3 fatty acids lower leptin levels independent of body fat...
  87. ncbi request reprint Effect of eicosapentaenoic acid and docosahexaenoic acid on oxidative stress and inflammatory markers in treated-hypertensive type 2 diabetic subjects
    Trevor A Mori
    Department of Medicine, The University of Western Australia, The West Australian Heart Research Institute and The Western Australian Institute for Medical Research, Perth, Western Australia 6000, Australia
    Free Radic Biol Med 35:772-81. 2003
    ..This study is the first report demonstrating that either EPA or DHA reduce in vivo oxidant stress without changing markers of inflammation, in treated hypertensive, type 2 diabetic subjects...
  88. ncbi request reprint Red wine and beer elevate blood pressure in normotensive men
    Renate R Zilkens
    School of Medicine and Pharmacology, Royal Perth Hospital Unit, University of Western Australia and the Western Australian Institute for Medical Research, Perth, Western Australia
    Hypertension 45:874-9. 2005
    ....
  89. ncbi request reprint Phenolic acid metabolites as biomarkers for tea- and coffee-derived polyphenol exposure in human subjects
    Jonathan M Hodgson
    University of Western Australia School of Medicine and Pharmacology, Royal Perth Hospital, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
    Br J Nutr 91:301-6. 2004
    ....
  90. ncbi request reprint Independent and additive effects of energy restriction and exercise on glucose and insulin concentrations in sedentary overweight men
    Kay L Cox
    School of Medicine and Pharmacology, University of Western Australia, Royal Perth Hospital, PO Box X2213, GPO Perth, Western Australia 6847, Australia
    Am J Clin Nutr 80:308-16. 2004
    ..Few controlled trials have assessed the independent and combined effects of energy restriction and exercise on the prevention of these conditions...
  91. ncbi request reprint Impaired skin blood flow response to environmental heating in chronic heart failure
    Daniel J Green
    School of Human Movement and Exercise Science, The University of Western Australia, Crawley 6009, Nedlands, Western Australia
    Eur Heart J 27:338-43. 2006
    ..We examined the thermoregulatory response to heat exposure in patients with chronic heart failure...
  92. ncbi request reprint Is reversal of endothelial dysfunction by tea related to flavonoid metabolism?
    Jonathan M Hodgson
    School of Medicine and Pharmacology, University of Western Australia, Perth, Australia
    Br J Nutr 95:14-7. 2006
    ..Thus, differences in flavonoid metabolism could be related to the level of benefit of dietary flavonoids on the risk of CVD...
  93. ncbi request reprint Dog ownership, health and physical activity: a critical review of the literature
    Hayley Cutt
    The RESIDE Project, School of Population Health, The University of Western Australia, Crawley, WA, Australia
    Health Place 13:261-72. 2007
    ....
  94. ncbi request reprint Effects of alcohol intake on endothelial function in men: a randomized controlled trial
    Renate R Zilkens
    Department of Medicine, University of Western Australia and Western Australian Heart Research Institute, Royal Perth Hospital, Perth, WA 6847, Australia
    J Hypertens 21:97-103. 2003
    ..This biphasic relationship could partly be due to contrasting actions of low and high alcohol intake on endothelial function...
  95. ncbi request reprint The effect of alcohol intake on insulin sensitivity in men: a randomized controlled trial
    Renate R Zilkens
    University of Western Australia, Department of Medicine, Royal Perth Hospital, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
    Diabetes Care 26:608-12. 2003
    ..The object of this study was to determine whether reducing alcohol intake in moderate-to-heavy drinkers (40-110 g/day) results in improvement in insulin sensitivity...
  96. ncbi request reprint Can black tea influence plasma total homocysteine concentrations?
    Jonathan M Hodgson
    School of Medicine and Pharmacology, University of Western Australia, and the Western Australian Institute for Medical Research, Royal Perth Hospital, Perth, Australia
    Am J Clin Nutr 77:907-11. 2003
    ..This may result in elevations in plasma total homocysteine (tHcy) concentrations after ingestion of polyphenol-rich beverages such as tea...
  97. ncbi request reprint Partial substitution of carbohydrate intake with protein intake from lean red meat lowers blood pressure in hypertensive persons
    Jonathan M Hodgson
    University of Western Australia, School of Medicine and Pharmacology at Royal Perth Hospital, GPO Box X2213, Perth, WA 6001, Australia
    Am J Clin Nutr 83:780-7. 2006
    ..Compared with carbohydrate intake, dietary intake of plant protein can lower blood pressure in humans, but the effects of animal protein intake on blood pressure have yet to be investigated...
  98. ncbi request reprint Comparison of resistance and conduit vessel nitric oxide-mediated vascular function in vivo: effects of exercise training
    Daniel J Green
    School of Human Movement and Exercise Science, The University of Western Australia, Crawley 6009, Western Australia, Australia
    J Appl Physiol 97:749-55; discussion 748. 2004
    ..211; P = 0.191). We conclude that, although short-term exercise training improves endothelium-dependent nitric oxide-mediated vascular function in both conduit and resistance vessels, the magnitude of these improvements are unrelated...
  99. ncbi request reprint Waist circumference, waist-to-hip ratio and body mass index as predictors of adipose tissue compartments in men
    D C Chan
    Lipoprotein Research and Biomathematics Units, School of Medicine and Pharmacology, University of Western Australia and the Western Australian Institute for Medical Research, Perth, Australia
    QJM 96:441-7. 2003
    ..The accumulation of fat in visceral and posterior subcutaneous adipose tissue compartments is highly correlated with the metabolic abnormalities that contribute to increased risk of diabetes mellitus and cardiovascular disease...
  100. ncbi request reprint The frequency of high-grade intraepithelial neoplasia in anal/perianal warts is higher than previously recognized
    J C McCloskey
    Sexual Health Services, Royal Perth Hospital, University of Western Australia, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
    Int J STD AIDS 18:538-42. 2007
    ..The association between IN and genital warts needs to be further studied...
  101. ncbi request reprint Cholesterol tracking from childhood to adult mid-life in children from the Busselton study
    C Adams
    School of Medicine and Pharmacology, Royal Perth Hospital, The University of Western Australia, Perth, Australia
    Acta Paediatr 94:275-80. 2005
    ..To determine if subjects' cholesterol levels tracked relative to their peers from early childhood to adult mid-life...