Y Friedlander

Summary

Affiliation: The Hebrew University
Country: Israel

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Usefulness of fasting plasma glucose to predict mortality or coronary heart disease in persons > or = 60 years of age without diabetes mellitus or in those with undiagnosed diabetes mellitus (from The Dubbo Study)
    Leon A Simons
    University of NSW Lipid Research Department, St Vincent s Hospital, Sydney NSW Australia
    Am J Cardiol 102:831-4. 2008
  2. pmc Gestational diabetes as a risk factor for pancreatic cancer: a prospective cohort study
    M C Perrin
    Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, New York University, 550 1st Avenue, New York, NY 10017, USA
    BMC Med 5:25. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint Family history as a risk factor for early onset myocardial infarction in young women
    Y Friedlander
    The Department of Social Medicine, The Hebrew University Hadassah School of Public Health, PO Box 12272, Jerusalem 91120, Israel
    Atherosclerosis 156:201-7. 2001
  4. ncbi request reprint Combined segregation and linkage analysis of fibrinogen variability in Israeli families: evidence for two quantitative-trait loci, one of which is linked to a functional variant (-58G > A) in the promoter of the alpha-fibrinogen gene
    Y Friedlander
    Unit of Epidemiology, The Department of Social Medicine, The Hebrew University Hadassah School of Public Health, Jerusalem, Israel
    Ann Hum Genet 67:228-41. 2003
  5. ncbi request reprint Birthweight and relationship with infant, child and adult mortality in the Jerusalem perinatal study
    Y Friedlander
    Department of Social Medicine, The Hebrew University Hadassah School of Public Health, Jerusalem, Israel
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 17:398-406. 2003
  6. ncbi request reprint Sudden death and myocardial infarction in first degree relatives as predictors of primary cardiac arrest
    Yechiel Friedlander
    Department of Social Medicine, The Hebrew University Hadassah School of Public Health, PO Box 12272, Jerusalem 91120, Israel
    Atherosclerosis 162:211-6. 2002
  7. ncbi request reprint Possible association of the human KCNE1 (minK) gene and QT interval in healthy subjects: evidence from association and linkage analyses in Israeli families
    Y Friedlander
    Unit of Epidemiology, Hebrew University Hadassah School of Public Health, POB 12272, Jerusalem 91120, Israel
    Ann Hum Genet 69:645-56. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Low density lipoprotein particle size and risk factors of insulin resistance syndrome
    Y Friedlander
    The Department of Social Medicine, The Hebrew University Hadassah School of Public Health, POB 12272, Jerusalem, Israel
    Atherosclerosis 148:141-9. 2000
  9. ncbi request reprint Genetic and environmental sources of QT interval variability in Israeli families: the kibbutz settlements family study
    Y Friedlander
    Department of Social Medicine, The Hebrew University Hadassah School of Public Health, Jerusalem, Israel
    Clin Genet 56:200-9. 1999
  10. ncbi request reprint Inheritance of LDL peak particle diameter: results from a segregation analysis in Israeli families
    Y Friedlander
    Department of Social Medicine, Hebrew University Hadassah School of Public Health, Jerusalem, Israel
    Genet Epidemiol 16:382-96. 1999

Detail Information

Publications57

  1. doi request reprint Usefulness of fasting plasma glucose to predict mortality or coronary heart disease in persons > or = 60 years of age without diabetes mellitus or in those with undiagnosed diabetes mellitus (from The Dubbo Study)
    Leon A Simons
    University of NSW Lipid Research Department, St Vincent s Hospital, Sydney NSW Australia
    Am J Cardiol 102:831-4. 2008
    ..No similar findings were made in men...
  2. pmc Gestational diabetes as a risk factor for pancreatic cancer: a prospective cohort study
    M C Perrin
    Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, New York University, 550 1st Avenue, New York, NY 10017, USA
    BMC Med 5:25. 2007
    ..There were 54 cases of pancreatic cancer ascertained from the Israel Cancer Registry during follow-up...
  3. ncbi request reprint Family history as a risk factor for early onset myocardial infarction in young women
    Y Friedlander
    The Department of Social Medicine, The Hebrew University Hadassah School of Public Health, PO Box 12272, Jerusalem 91120, Israel
    Atherosclerosis 156:201-7. 2001
    ..We therefore examined these questions in a population-based case-control study among female 18- to 44-year-old residents of western Washington State...
  4. ncbi request reprint Combined segregation and linkage analysis of fibrinogen variability in Israeli families: evidence for two quantitative-trait loci, one of which is linked to a functional variant (-58G > A) in the promoter of the alpha-fibrinogen gene
    Y Friedlander
    Unit of Epidemiology, The Department of Social Medicine, The Hebrew University Hadassah School of Public Health, Jerusalem, Israel
    Ann Hum Genet 67:228-41. 2003
    ..These results demonstrate that two QTLs are jointly involved in determining plasma fibrinogen levels in this sample of families, one of which is located close to a functional variant in the alpha-fibrinogen locus...
  5. ncbi request reprint Birthweight and relationship with infant, child and adult mortality in the Jerusalem perinatal study
    Y Friedlander
    Department of Social Medicine, The Hebrew University Hadassah School of Public Health, Jerusalem, Israel
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 17:398-406. 2003
    ..These findings add to a growing body of evidence that events during intrauterine life have remote consequences for adult health and underline the need to consider gender differences...
  6. ncbi request reprint Sudden death and myocardial infarction in first degree relatives as predictors of primary cardiac arrest
    Yechiel Friedlander
    Department of Social Medicine, The Hebrew University Hadassah School of Public Health, PO Box 12272, Jerusalem 91120, Israel
    Atherosclerosis 162:211-6. 2002
    ..Findings suggest a potential role of familial factors related to both MI and SD in PCA. Stronger findings for a familial patterning of PCA were noted for early onset disease in cases and their relatives...
  7. ncbi request reprint Possible association of the human KCNE1 (minK) gene and QT interval in healthy subjects: evidence from association and linkage analyses in Israeli families
    Y Friedlander
    Unit of Epidemiology, Hebrew University Hadassah School of Public Health, POB 12272, Jerusalem 91120, Israel
    Ann Hum Genet 69:645-56. 2005
    ..These results demonstrate that, in addition to polygenic background, dietary factors and other covariables, the KCNE1 G38S variant is involved in determining QTc levels in this population-based sample of families...
  8. ncbi request reprint Low density lipoprotein particle size and risk factors of insulin resistance syndrome
    Y Friedlander
    The Department of Social Medicine, The Hebrew University Hadassah School of Public Health, POB 12272, Jerusalem, Israel
    Atherosclerosis 148:141-9. 2000
    ..The association of 'insulin resistance' and LDL particle diameter, however, is not mediated directly through the level of insulinemia but via alterations in lipid metabolism...
  9. ncbi request reprint Genetic and environmental sources of QT interval variability in Israeli families: the kibbutz settlements family study
    Y Friedlander
    Department of Social Medicine, The Hebrew University Hadassah School of Public Health, Jerusalem, Israel
    Clin Genet 56:200-9. 1999
    ..Our data provide evidence for a major factor, either genetic or environmental, in addition to a polygenic background, influencing QT interval levels in a population-based sample of pedigrees...
  10. ncbi request reprint Inheritance of LDL peak particle diameter: results from a segregation analysis in Israeli families
    Y Friedlander
    Department of Social Medicine, Hebrew University Hadassah School of Public Health, Jerusalem, Israel
    Genet Epidemiol 16:382-96. 1999
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  11. ncbi request reprint Family history as a risk factor for primary cardiac arrest
    Y Friedlander
    Department of Social Medicine, The Hebrew University Hadassah School of Public Health, Jerusalem, Israel
    Circulation 97:155-60. 1998
    ..In addition, we investigated whether recognized risk factors account for the familial aggregation of these cardiovascular events...
  12. pmc Heritability of longitudinal changes in coronary-heart-disease risk factors in women twins
    Y Friedlander
    Department of Social Medicine, School of Public Health, Hadassah University Hospital, Jerusalem, Israel
    Am J Hum Genet 60:1502-12. 1997
    ..Both mapping the gene(s) underlying intraindividual variations in these CHD risk factors and understanding their function(s) could lead to targeted intervention strategies to reduce CHD risk among genetically susceptible individuals...
  13. pmc Cholesteryl ester transfer protein (CETP) genetic variation and early onset of non-fatal myocardial infarction
    V Meiner
    Department of Human Genetics, Hadassah Hebrew University Hospital, Jerusalem, Israel
    Ann Hum Genet 72:732-41. 2008
    ..Variation at the CETP gene locus is associated with the risk of early-onset non-fatal MI. This association was found to be independent of HDL-C levels. These data and the sex-specific findings require confirmation in other populations...
  14. pmc Recent origin and spread of a common Lithuanian mutation, G197del LDLR, causing familial hypercholesterolemia: positive selection is not always necessary to account for disease incidence among Ashkenazi Jews
    R Durst
    Division of Medicine and the Center for Research, Prevention and Treatment of Atherosclerosis, Hadassah University Hospital, 91120 Jerusalem, Israel
    Am J Hum Genet 68:1172-88. 2001
    ..Therefore, the founder effect in a rapidly expanding population from a limited number of families remains a simple, parsimonious hypothesis explaining the spread of G197del-LDLR-linked FH in AJ individuals...
  15. pmc Mortality differentials among Israeli men
    O Manor
    School of Public Health and Community Medicine, Hebrew University Hadassah Medical Organization, Ein Karem, Jerusalem, Israel
    Am J Public Health 89:1807-13. 1999
    ..This study examined differentials in mortality among adult Israeli men with respect to ethnic origin, marital status, and several measures of social status...
  16. ncbi request reprint Taq1B CETP polymorphism, plasma CETP, lipoproteins, apolipoproteins and sex differences in a Jewish population sample characterized by low HDL-cholesterol
    J D Kark
    Department of Social Medicine, Hadassah Medical Organization and Hebrew University Hadassah School of Public Health and Community Medicine, Hadassah University Hospital, Ein Kerem, Jerusalem, Israel
    Atherosclerosis 151:509-18. 2000
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  17. doi request reprint Phenotypic and genetic variation in leptin as determinants of weight regain
    G Erez
    Obesity Clinic, Meuhedet Health Services, Jerusalem, Israel
    Int J Obes (Lond) 35:785-92. 2011
    ..Over 75% of obese subjects fail to maintain their weight following weight loss interventions. We aimed to identify phenotypic and genetic markers associated with weight maintenance/regain following a dietary intervention...
  18. ncbi request reprint Plasma total homocysteine levels in subjects with hyperinsulinemia
    H Bar-On
    Diabetes Unit and Geriatric Unit, Department of Medicine, School of Public Health and Community Medicine, Hadassah Hebrew University Medical Center, Jerusalem, Israel
    J Intern Med 247:287-94. 2000
    ..This study was aimed at determining whether any relationship between plasma insulin and glucose levels and total plasma homocysteine (tHcy) concentrations exists in a population based survey performed 10 years apart...
  19. ncbi request reprint Consanguinity, intracommunity and intercommunity marriages in a population sample of Israeli Jews
    T Cohen
    Department of Human Genetics, Hadassah Hebrew University Medical Center, Jerusalem, Israel
    Ann Hum Biol 31:38-48. 2004
    ..Changes in the marriage patterns of Israeli Jews have been associated with the mass immigration of Jews from many countries over a relatively short period of time...
  20. pmc Cancer risk after exposure to treatments for ovulation induction
    R Calderon-Margalit
    Braun School of Public Health and Community Medicine, Hadassah Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel
    Am J Epidemiol 169:365-75. 2009
    ..These associations appeared stronger among women who waited more than 1 year to conceive. Additional follow-up studies assessing these associations by drug type, dosage, and duration are needed...
  21. doi request reprint Estrogen receptor beta gene variant is associated with vascular dementia in elderly women
    Rivka Dresner-Pollak
    Endocrinology and Metabolism Service, Department of Medicine, Hadassah Hebrew University Medical Center, Jerusalem, Israel
    Genet Test Mol Biomarkers 13:339-42. 2009
    ..Sequence variants in the estrogen receptor alpha gene (ESR1) and beta gene (ESR2) may alter the effects of estrogen...
  22. ncbi request reprint Inheritance of heart rate variability: the kibbutzim family study
    R Sinnreich
    Department of Social Medicine, Hadassah University Hospital and Hebrew University Hadassah School of Public Health, Ein Kerem, Jerusalem, Israel
    Hum Genet 105:654-61. 1999
    ..However, the involvement of genetic factors was not rejected. Additional studies in extended families are needed to confirm the involvement of major genes in the determination of the autonomic activity...
  23. ncbi request reprint Mortality differentials among women: the Israel Longitudinal Mortality Study
    O Manor
    School of Public Health and Community Medicine, The Hebrew University Hadassah Medical Organization, Ein Karem, Israel
    Soc Sci Med 51:1175-88. 2000
    ..Mortality differentials among women aged 70+ were generally narrower than those found for younger women. Gender differences in mortality differentials varied by the socio-demographic indicator and age...
  24. pmc Preeclampsia and subsequent risk of cancer: update from the Jerusalem Perinatal Study
    Ronit Calderon-Margalit
    Hebrew University Hadassah Braun School of Public Health, Jerusalem, Israel
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 200:63.e1-5. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the association between preeclampsia and cancer incidence...
  25. ncbi request reprint Late stillbirths and long-term mortality of mothers
    Ronit Calderon-Margalit
    Hadassah Hebrew University Braun School of Public Health, Jerusalem, Israel
    Obstet Gynecol 109:1301-8. 2007
    ..To assess whether women who experienced stillbirths have an excess risk of long-term mortality...
  26. pmc Candidate molecular pathway genes related to appetite regulatory neural network, adipocyte homeostasis and obesity: results from the CARDIA Study
    Yechiel Friedlander
    Unit of Epidemiology, Hebrew University Hadassah School of Public Health, Jerusalem, Israel
    Ann Hum Genet 74:387-98. 2010
    ..010-0.026). Several LEP, and NPY2R and PYY SNPs were associated with obesity-related phenotypes in young adults, particularly among African-Americans...
  27. pmc Birthweight of offspring and mortality of parents: the Jerusalem perinatal study cohort
    Yechiel Friedlander
    Unit of Epidemiology, Hebrew University School of Public Health, Jerusalem, Israel
    Ann Epidemiol 17:914-22. 2007
    ..Distinguishing between risks of outcomes in mothers from fathers potentially provides clues as to the relative roles of genetic versus nongenetic mechanisms underlying these associations...
  28. doi request reprint Leptin, insulin, and obesity-related phenotypes: genetic influences on levels and longitudinal changes
    Yechiel Friedlander
    Unit of Epidemiology, Hebrew University Hadassah School of Public Health, Jerusalem, Israel
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 17:1458-60. 2009
    ..Shared genetic factors also account for 20-25% of the additive genetic variance in insulin-anthropometric pairs of variables...
  29. pmc Birth weight of offspring, maternal pre-pregnancy characteristics, and mortality of mothers: the Jerusalem perinatal study cohort
    Yechiel Friedlander
    Unit of Epidemiology, Hebrew University School of Public Health, Jerusalem, Israel
    Ann Epidemiol 19:112-7. 2009
    ..Distinguishing the effects of offspring's birth weight and pre-pregnancy characteristics on maternal outcome may provide clues regarding mechanisms underlying the association between birth weight and maternal mortality...
  30. ncbi request reprint Fibrinogen and CRP in Israeli families: genetic and environmental sources of concentrations and longitudinal changes
    Yechiel Friedlander
    Unit of Epidemiology, Hebrew University Hadassah School of Public Health, Jerusalem, Israel
    Atherosclerosis 189:169-77. 2006
    ..To estimate the genetic and environmental determinants of plasma fibrinogen and C-reactive protein (CRP)...
  31. ncbi request reprint Educational differentials in mortality from cardiovascular disease among men and women: the Israel Longitudinal Mortality Study
    Orly Manor
    School of Public Health and Community Medicine, Hebrew University Hadassah Medical Organization, Ein Karem, Jerusalem, Israel
    Ann Epidemiol 14:453-60. 2004
    ..This study examines educational differentials in cardiovascular mortality in Israel for both men and women aged 45 to 69 and 70 to 89 years...
  32. ncbi request reprint Training in survey and research methods within a Master of Public Health program
    Yehuda Neumark
    Department of Social Medicine, Hebrew University Hadassah Braun School of Public Health and Community Medicine, P O B 12272, Jerusalem, 91120, Israel
    Public Health Rev 30:217-29. 2002
    ..Together with training in epidemiology, statistics and other quantitative and qualitative methodologies, this course provides a solid basis for MPH graduates to tackle the public health challenges that await them...
  33. ncbi request reprint Family history and other characteristics of heroin-dependent Jewish males in Israel: results of a case-control study
    Yehuda Neumark
    Department of Social Medicine, Hebrew University School of Public Health and Community Medicine, Jerusalem, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 4:766-71. 2002
    ..Various studies support the concept of an inherited vulnerability to drug dependency, while emphasizing the importance of social and environmental influences and their interactions...
  34. ncbi request reprint Alcohol dehydrogenase polymorphisms influence alcohol-elimination rates in a male Jewish population
    Yehuda D Neumark
    Braun School of Public Health and Community Medicine, Hebrew University of Jerusalem Hadassah, Jerusalem, Israel
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 28:10-4. 2004
    ..The mechanism by which this allelic effect is mediated is not yet clearly understood. This study examined the effect of ADH2*2 on alcohol-elimination rates (AER) under experimental conditions...
  35. ncbi request reprint Developmental dyscalculia is a familial learning disability
    R S Shalev
    Neuropediatric Unit, Shaare Zedek Medical Center, Jerusalem, Israel
    J Learn Disabil 34:59-65. 2001
    ..IQ and attention problems were not risk factors for DC. We conclude that DC, like other learning disabilities, has a significant familial aggregation, suggesting a role for genetics in the evolution of this disorder...
  36. ncbi request reprint Ageing and the mismatch repair system
    A Ben Yehuda
    Geriatric Unit, Department of Internal Medicine, Hadassah Medical Center, Jerusalem 91120, Israel
    Mech Ageing Dev 121:173-9. 2000
    ..We suggest that this increase in MSI with age may indicate an overall genomic instability in the elderly...
  37. ncbi request reprint Consanguinity in a population sample of Israeli Muslim Arabs, Christian Arabs and Druze
    R Vardi-Saliternik
    Department of Human Genetics, Hadassah Hebrew University Medical Center, Jerusalem, Israel
    Ann Hum Biol 29:422-31. 2002
    ..In Israel lives a heterogeneous population; most of the inhabitants are Jews, and about a fifth of the population is made up of other religions, mainly Muslim Arabs including Bedouins, Christian Arabs and Druze...
  38. ncbi request reprint The discrete and combined effect of SREBP-2 and SCAP isoforms in the control of plasma lipids among familial hypercholesterolaemia patients
    R Durst
    Internal Medicine Division, Hadassah Hebrew University Medical Center, Jerusalem, Israel
    Atherosclerosis 189:443-50. 2006
    ..We investigated the possible effects of the variability of proteins involved in this regulatory pathway on plasma lipids among familial hypercholesterolaemia patients...
  39. ncbi request reprint SREBP-2 and SCAP isoforms and risk of early onset myocardial infarction
    Yechiel Friedlander
    Unit of Epidemiology, Hebrew University Hadassah School of Public Health, Jerusalem, Israel
    Atherosclerosis 196:896-904. 2008
    ..We examined whether coding variations in the interacting domains of both genes, are related to early-onset MI risk in a population-based case-control study from western Washington State...
  40. ncbi request reprint Ethnic differences in the frequency of the C677T mutation in the methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase (MTHFR) gene in healthy Israeli populations
    R D Pollak
    Department of Medicine, Hadassah University Hospital at Mount Scopus, Jerusalem, Israel
    Genet Test 4:309-11. 2000
    ..004, chi2 = 6.04p = 0.01, chi2 = 6.54 p = 0.01, respectively). Our findings demonstrate the need for matching ethnic background in patients and controls when studying the association between the C677T MTHFR mutation and any disease...
  41. doi request reprint Increased risk for atherosclerosis of various macrophage scavenger receptor 1 alleles
    Ronen Durst
    Department of Cardiology, Hadassah Hebrew University Medical Center, Jerusalem, Israel
    Genet Test Mol Biomarkers 13:583-7. 2009
    ..The significance of MSR1 in atherosclerosis development in animal models is uncertain. In this study we sought to determine the significance of MSR1 polymorphisms in its encoding gene in susceptibility to atherosclerosis...
  42. ncbi request reprint Estrogen receptor alpha gene polymorphisms are associated with the angiographic extent of coronary artery disease
    Ariel Rokach
    Department of Medicine, Hadassah University Hospital on Mount Scopus, Jerusalem, Israel
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 90:6556-60. 2005
    ..Sequence variants in the estrogen receptor alpha gene (ESR1) may alter the atheroprotective effects of estrogens, and be associated with the severity of coronary artery disease (CAD)...
  43. ncbi request reprint The influence of early aerobic training on the functional capacity in patients with cerebrovascular accident at the subacute stage
    Michal Katz-Leurer
    Rehabilitation Department, Hadassah University Hospital, Jerusalem, Israel
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 84:1609-14. 2003
    ..To investigate the effect of early aerobic training on the aerobic and functional abilities of patients in the subacute stage of cerebrovascular accident (CVA)...
  44. pmc The Jerusalem Perinatal Study cohort, 1964-2005: methods and a review of the main results
    Susan Harlap
    Department of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health, New York 10032, USA
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 21:256-73. 2007
    ..Characteristics of this unique population are shown. Findings from the study are reviewed and a list of references is provided. The cohorts provide a unique source of data for a wide variety of studies...
  45. pmc Comparison of usefulness of systolic, diastolic, and mean blood pressure and pulse pressure as predictors of cardiovascular death in patients >/=60 years of age (The Dubbo Study)
    Latha Palaniappan
    University of New South Wales Lipid Research Department, St Vincent s Hospital, Sydney, Australia
    Am J Cardiol 90:1398-401. 2002
  46. ncbi request reprint Impact of smoking, diabetes and hypertension on survival time in the elderly: the Dubbo Study
    Leon A Simons
    Lipid Research Department, University of New South Wales, St Vincent s Hospital, Darlinghurst, NSW 2010, Australia
    Med J Aust 182:219-22. 2005
    ..To study the impact of various risk factors on survival time in a cohort of elderly Australians...
  47. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for acute myocardial infarction in the elderly (the Dubbo study)
    Leon A Simons
    University of New South Wales Lipid Research Department, St Vincent s Hospital, Sydney, Australia
    Am J Cardiol 89:69-72. 2002
  48. ncbi request reprint Factor V Leiden, prothrombin G20210A, and risk of sudden coronary death in apparently healthy persons
    Alexander P Reiner
    Cardiovascular Health Research Unit, Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Am J Cardiol 90:66-8. 2002
  49. ncbi request reprint Lifestyle factors and risk of dementia: Dubbo Study of the elderly
    Leon A Simons
    Lipid Research Department, St Vincent s Hospital, Darlinghurst, NSW 2010, Australia
    Med J Aust 184:68-70. 2006
    ..To identify risk factors for dementia in an elderly Australian cohort...
  50. ncbi request reprint Family history as a risk factor for stroke in young women
    Helen Kim
    Cardiovascular Health Research Unit, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Am J Prev Med 27:391-6. 2004
    ..A population-based, case-control study was conducted to examine the association of FHS and risk of stroke in young women, and to determine whether the association is independent of other stroke risk factors...
  51. ncbi request reprint Paternal age and preeclampsia
    Susan Harlap
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Kaplan Cancer Center, New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY 10016, USA
    Epidemiology 13:660-7. 2002
    ..Paternal aging is associated with premeiotic damage to spermatogonia, a mechanism by which new point mutations are introduced into the gene pool. We hypothesized that paternal age might contribute to preeclampsia...
  52. ncbi request reprint Does a diagnosis of the metabolic syndrome provide additional prediction of cardiovascular disease and total mortality in the elderly? The Dubbo Study
    Leon A Simons
    University of New South Wales Lipid Research Department, St Vincent s Hospital, Sydney, NSW
    Med J Aust 186:400-3. 2007
    ..To assess whether a diagnosis of the metabolic syndrome (MetS) improves the prediction of cardiovascular disease or total mortality beyond that already provided by conventional risk factors...
  53. pmc Prepregnancy body mass index, hypertensive disorders of pregnancy, and long-term maternal mortality
    Margaret E Samuels-Kalow
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520 8063, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 197:490.e1-6. 2007
    ..This study examines the relationship between elevated prepregnancy body mass index (BMI), HDP, and postpregnancy mortality...
  54. pmc Risk functions for prediction of cardiovascular disease in elderly Australians: the Dubbo Study
    Leon A Simons
    University of New South Wales Lipid Research Department, St Vincent s Hospital, Darlinghurst, NSW 2010, Australia
    Med J Aust 178:113-6. 2003
    ..To evaluate a Framingham risk function for coronary heart disease in an elderly Australian cohort and to derive a risk function for cardiovascular disease (CVD) in elderly Australians...
  55. ncbi request reprint Sterol-regulatory element-binding protein (SREBP)-2 contributes to polygenic hypercholesterolaemia
    Andre R Miserez
    Cardiovascular Genetics, Institute of Biochemistry and Genetics, Department of Clinical Biological Sciences, University of Basel, Vesalgasse 1, Ch 4051, Basel, Switzerland
    Atherosclerosis 164:15-26. 2002
    ....
  56. doi request reprint Familial aggregation of red blood cell membrane fatty acid composition: the Kibbutzim Family Study
    Rozenn N Lemaitre
    Department of Medicine, Cardiovascular Health Research Unit, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    Metabolism 57:662-8. 2008
    ..Future studies are needed to map the genes underlying the interindividual variation in these inherited phenotypes...
  57. ncbi request reprint Long-term mortality after preeclampsia
    Edmund F Funai
    Section of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06520 8063, USA
    Epidemiology 16:206-15. 2005
    ..Many believe that preeclampsia is not associated with future morbidity or mortality. We sought to investigate the long-term risk of mortality in women with preeclampsia, focusing on those known to be subsequently normotensive...