William A Blumentals

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Affiliation: F. Hoffmann-La Roche Ltd

Publications

  1. doi Body mass index and the incidence of influenza-associated pneumonia in a UK primary care cohort
    William A Blumentals
    Hoffmann La Roche, Inc, Nutley, NJ 07110, USA
    Influenza Other Respi Viruses 6:28-36. 2012
  2. pmc The safety of oseltamivir in patients with influenza: analysis of healthcare claims data from six influenza seasons
    William A Blumentals
    Medical Data Analytics, Roche Laboratories, Nutley, New Jersey, USA
    MedGenMed 9:23. 2007
  3. ncbi Impact of oseltamivir on the incidence of secondary complications of influenza in adolescent and adult patients: results from a retrospective population-based study
    William A Blumentals
    Roche, Nutley, NJ, USA
    Curr Med Res Opin 23:2961-70. 2007
  4. pmc Rheumatoid arthritis and the incidence of influenza and influenza-related complications: a retrospective cohort study
    William A Blumentals
    Hoffmann La Roche, Inc, Nutley, NJ, USA
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 13:158. 2012
  5. doi Risk of severe gastrointestinal events in women treated with monthly ibandronate or weekly alendronate and risedronate
    William A Blumentals
    Roche, Nutley, NJ, USA
    Ann Pharmacother 43:577-85. 2009
  6. ncbi Oseltamivir and the risk of influenza-related complications and hospitalizations in patients with diabetes
    Eric A Orzeck
    Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA
    Clin Ther 29:2246-55. 2007
  7. ncbi FluSTAR, a novel influenza surveillance system: outcomes from the 2005-2006 flu season
    Larry Aull
    University of Georgia College of Pharmacy, Athens, Georgia, USA
    South Med J 100:873-80. 2007
  8. ncbi Oseltamivir and influenza-related complications, hospitalization and healthcare expenditure in healthy adults and children
    John G Gums
    Department of Pharmacy Practice, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida 32601, USA
    Expert Opin Pharmacother 9:151-61. 2008
  9. ncbi 5-Aminosalicylic acid therapy and the risk of colorectal cancer among patients with inflammatory bowel disease
    Jonathan P Terdiman
    University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94143 1623, USA
    Inflamm Bowel Dis 13:367-71. 2007
  10. ncbi Does panic disorder increase the risk of coronary heart disease? A cohort study of a national managed care database
    Andres Gomez-Caminero
    Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Psychosom Med 67:688-91. 2005

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Publications12

  1. doi Body mass index and the incidence of influenza-associated pneumonia in a UK primary care cohort
    William A Blumentals
    Hoffmann La Roche, Inc, Nutley, NJ 07110, USA
    Influenza Other Respi Viruses 6:28-36. 2012
    ..Accumulating data suggest an association between increased BMI/obesity and morbidity in patients with pandemic (H1N1) 2009 influenza. Information on metabolic status and prognosis in seasonal influenza is lacking, however...
  2. pmc The safety of oseltamivir in patients with influenza: analysis of healthcare claims data from six influenza seasons
    William A Blumentals
    Medical Data Analytics, Roche Laboratories, Nutley, New Jersey, USA
    MedGenMed 9:23. 2007
    ..Recently, neuropsychiatric events associated with oseltamivir treatment have been reported, mainly in pediatric patients in Japan...
  3. ncbi Impact of oseltamivir on the incidence of secondary complications of influenza in adolescent and adult patients: results from a retrospective population-based study
    William A Blumentals
    Roche, Nutley, NJ, USA
    Curr Med Res Opin 23:2961-70. 2007
    ..To assess the effectiveness of oseltamivir in reducing the risks of influenza-related secondary complications in otherwise healthy adolescent and adult patients aged > or = 13 years...
  4. pmc Rheumatoid arthritis and the incidence of influenza and influenza-related complications: a retrospective cohort study
    William A Blumentals
    Hoffmann La Roche, Inc, Nutley, NJ, USA
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 13:158. 2012
    ..Patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) are known to be at increased risk of infection, particularly if they are taking drugs with immunomodulatory effects. There is a need for more information on the risk of influenza in patients with RA...
  5. doi Risk of severe gastrointestinal events in women treated with monthly ibandronate or weekly alendronate and risedronate
    William A Blumentals
    Roche, Nutley, NJ, USA
    Ann Pharmacother 43:577-85. 2009
    ..Bisphosphonate (BP)-related gastrointestinal (GI) adverse events can lead to discontinuation of osteoporosis treatment. Irritation of the GI tract related to BPs may be worsened by more frequent administration...
  6. ncbi Oseltamivir and the risk of influenza-related complications and hospitalizations in patients with diabetes
    Eric A Orzeck
    Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA
    Clin Ther 29:2246-55. 2007
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  7. ncbi FluSTAR, a novel influenza surveillance system: outcomes from the 2005-2006 flu season
    Larry Aull
    University of Georgia College of Pharmacy, Athens, Georgia, USA
    South Med J 100:873-80. 2007
    ..The FluSTAR Surveillance System covers most of the United States, providing local and national information on influenza and influenza-like illness that is updated twice weekly...
  8. ncbi Oseltamivir and influenza-related complications, hospitalization and healthcare expenditure in healthy adults and children
    John G Gums
    Department of Pharmacy Practice, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida 32601, USA
    Expert Opin Pharmacother 9:151-61. 2008
    ..To assess influenza-related secondary complications and healthcare use and costs in patients prescribed oseltamivir for influenza...
  9. ncbi 5-Aminosalicylic acid therapy and the risk of colorectal cancer among patients with inflammatory bowel disease
    Jonathan P Terdiman
    University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94143 1623, USA
    Inflamm Bowel Dis 13:367-71. 2007
    ..The objective of this observational study was to determine if an association between 5-ASA therapy and CRC risk exists in IBD patients...
  10. ncbi Does panic disorder increase the risk of coronary heart disease? A cohort study of a national managed care database
    Andres Gomez-Caminero
    Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Psychosom Med 67:688-91. 2005
    ..The association between panic disorder (PD) and coronary heart disease (CHD) was examined in a large national managed care database...
  11. ncbi Does warfarin therapy influence the risk of bladder cancer?
    William A Blumentals
    Procter and Gamble Pharmaceuticals, HCRC Box 2207, 8700 Mason Montgomery Road, Mason, OH 45040 9462, USA
    Thromb Haemost 91:801-5. 2004
    ..The results suggest that warfarin does not protect against bladder cancer, at least in male smokers, the highest risk population for bladder cancer...
  12. ncbi Analgesic therapy and the prevention of bladder cancer
    William A Blumentals
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL, USA
    Urol Oncol 22:11-5. 2004
    ..Given that nonsmokers prescribed nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) were observed to have a 43% reduction in risk, it is important to study whether nonsmokers may benefit from therapy with NSAIDs...