- Not only training but also exposure to chlorinated compounds generates a response to oxidative stimuli in swimmersRaphaelle Varraso
INSERM U420, Faculte de Medecine, BP 184, 54505 Vandauvre leś Nancy, France
Toxicol Ind Health 18:269-78. 2002..Other athletes tend to have respiratory problems such as asthma, but the exposure to chlorinated compounds may increase the respiratory disease among swimmers...
- Asthma severity is associated with body mass index and early menarche in womenRaphaelle Varraso
INSERM U472, Epidemiology and Biostatistics, 16 Avenue Paul Vaillant Couturier, 94807 Villejuif Cedex, France
Am J Respir Crit Care Med 171:334-9. 2005..0001). The association between BMI and severity was stronger in women with early menarche than in women without early menarche (p interaction = 0.02). Findings support the hypothesis of hormonal factors involved in the severity of asthma...
- Prospective study of cured meats consumption and risk of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in menRaphaelle Varraso
Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
Am J Epidemiol 166:1438-45. 2007..00; p(trend) = 0.002). In contrast to these findings, the consumption of cured meats was not associated with the risk of adult-onset asthma. These data suggest that cured meat may worsen the adverse effects of smoking on risk of COPD...
- Prospective study of dietary patterns and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease among US womenRaphaelle Varraso
Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
Am J Clin Nutr 86:488-95. 2007..Although many foods and nutrients are associated with lung function or symptoms of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), the relation between overall diet and newly diagnosed COPD is not known...
- Prospective study of ABO blood type and the risk of pulmonary embolism in two large cohort studiesBrian M Wolpin
Department of Medical Oncology, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
Thromb Haemost 104:962-71. 2010..04). In two large, prospective cohorts, ABO blood type was significantly associated with the risk of idiopathic and non-idiopathic PE, with even greater risk for idiopathic PE among current and past smokers with non-O blood type...
- Prospective study of diet and venous thromboembolism in US women and menRaphaelle Varraso
INSERM, CESP Centre for research in Epidemiology and Population Health, Respiratory and Environmental Epidemiology Team Team 5, 16 Avenue Paul Vaillant Couturier, Villejuif Cedex, France
Am J Epidemiol 175:114-26. 2012..For intakes of red and processed meat and trans fatty acids, no association was found in women, whereas a significant positive association was found in men. These results suggest a weak association between diet and the risk of VTE...
- Assessment of dietary patterns in nutritional epidemiology: principal component analysis compared with confirmatory factor analysisRaphaelle Varraso
INSERM U1018 CESP, Respiratory and Environmental Epidemiology Team Team 5, 16 Avenue Paul Vaillant Couturier, 94807 Villejuif Cedex, France
Am J Clin Nutr 96:1079-92. 2012..The authors proposed the alternative use of confirmatory factor analysis (CFA) to define such patterns...
- Prospective study of dietary fiber and risk of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease among US women and menRaphaelle Varraso
INSERM, U780 IFR69, Villejuif, France
Am J Epidemiol 171:776-84. 2010..lowest intake, relative risk = 0.77, 95% confidence interval: 0.59, 0.99; P(trend) = 0.04). These data suggest that a diet high in fiber, and possibly specifically cereal fiber, may reduce risk of developing COPD...
- The epidemiology of coughFrancine Kauffmann
INSERM, CESP Centre for research in Epidemiology and Population Health, U1018, Respiratory and environmental epidemiology Team, 16, avenue Paul Vaillant Couturier, F 94807, Villejuif, France
Pulm Pharmacol Ther 24:289-94. 2011..The association of cough with asthma and gender is described, together with its evolution over a 12-year period. The potential for genetic studies of cough is discussed...
- Prospective study of dietary patterns and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease among US menRaphaelle Varraso
Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, 655 Huntington Avenue, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
Thorax 62:786-91. 2007..Because foods are consumed together and nutrients may interact, dietary patterns are an alternative way of characterising diet. A study was undertaken to assess the relation between dietary patterns and newly diagnosed COPD in men...
- Prospective study of BMI and the risk of pulmonary embolism in womenChristopher Kabrhel
Department of Emergency Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Obesity (Silver Spring) 17:2040-6. 2009..Increasing BMI has a strong, linear association with the development of PE in women. Clinicians should consider BMI when assessing the risk of PE in their patients...