Jeremy D Kark

Summary

Affiliation: The Hebrew University
Country: Israel

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Leukocyte telomere length and coronary artery calcification in Palestinians
    Jeremy D Kark
    Hebrew University Hadassah School of Public Health and Community Medicine, Ein Kerem, Jerusalem 91120, Israel
    Atherosclerosis 229:363-8. 2013
  2. ncbi request reprint Nonfasting plasma total homocysteine level and mortality in middle-aged and elderly men and women in Jerusalem
    J D Kark
    Hadassah University Hospital and Hebrew University Hadassah School of Public Health and Community Medicine, Ein Kerem, Jerusalem
    Ann Intern Med 131:321-30. 1999
  3. 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
  4. ncbi request reprint Adipose tissue n-6 fatty acids and acute myocardial infarction in a population consuming a diet high in polyunsaturated fatty acids
    Jeremy D Kark
    Epidemiology Unit, Department of Social Medicine, Hadassah University Hospital, Jerusalem, Israel
    Am J Clin Nutr 77:796-802. 2003
  5. pmc Energy intake and leukocyte telomere length in young adults
    Jeremy D Kark
    Hebrew University Hadassah School of Public Health and Community Medicine, Ein Kerem, Jerusalem, Israel
    Am J Clin Nutr 95:479-87. 2012
  6. ncbi request reprint Myocardial infarction occurrence in Jerusalem: a Mediterranean anomaly
    Jeremy D Kark
    Epidemiology Unit, Hadassah Medical Organization and Hebrew University Hadassah School of Public Health and Community Medicine, Ein Kerem, Jerusalem 91120, Israel
    Atherosclerosis 178:129-38. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint The incidence of coronary heart disease among Palestinians and Israelis in Jerusalem
    Jeremy D Kark
    Epidemiology Unit, Hadassah Medical Organization and Hebrew University Hadassah School of Public Health and Community Medicine, Ein Kerem, Jerusalem 91120, Israel
    Int J Epidemiol 35:448-57. 2006
  8. pmc Lifestyle physical activity among urban Palestinians and Israelis: a cross-sectional comparison in the Palestinian-Israeli Jerusalem risk factor study
    Dafna Merom
    School of Science and Health, University of Western Sydney, Australia
    BMC Public Health 12:90. 2012
  9. ncbi request reprint Blunted heart rate dip during sleep and all-cause mortality
    Iddo Z Ben-Dov
    Nephrology and Hypertension Services, Hadassah Hebrew University Medical Center, Ein Kerem, PO Box 12000, Jerusalem, Israel 91120
    Arch Intern Med 167:2116-21. 2007
  10. doi request reprint The white coat phenomenon is benign in referred treated patients: a 14-year ambulatory blood pressure mortality study
    Iddo Z Ben-Dov
    Nephrology and Hypertension Services, Hadassah Hebrew University Medical Center, Ein Kerem, Jerusalem, Israel
    J Hypertens 26:699-705. 2008

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Publications30

  1. doi request reprint Leukocyte telomere length and coronary artery calcification in Palestinians
    Jeremy D Kark
    Hebrew University Hadassah School of Public Health and Community Medicine, Ein Kerem, Jerusalem 91120, Israel
    Atherosclerosis 229:363-8. 2013
    ..We examined the association of LTL with coronary artery calcification (CAC), which reflects the cumulative burden of coronary atherosclerosis, in an urban Arab sample of Palestinians, a population at high risk of CHD...
  2. ncbi request reprint Nonfasting plasma total homocysteine level and mortality in middle-aged and elderly men and women in Jerusalem
    J D Kark
    Hadassah University Hospital and Hebrew University Hadassah School of Public Health and Community Medicine, Ein Kerem, Jerusalem
    Ann Intern Med 131:321-30. 1999
    ..Elevated plasma total homocysteine level has been associated with cardiovascular disease in many studies, mostly in Europe and North America. Data on persons from other areas and on associations with overall mortality are sparse...
  3. 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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  4. ncbi request reprint Adipose tissue n-6 fatty acids and acute myocardial infarction in a population consuming a diet high in polyunsaturated fatty acids
    Jeremy D Kark
    Epidemiology Unit, Department of Social Medicine, Hadassah University Hospital, Jerusalem, Israel
    Am J Clin Nutr 77:796-802. 2003
    ..The Jewish population of Israel consumes a diet rich in n-6 polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs), principally linoleic acid. The consequences of this diet for ischemic heart disease (IHD) remain unclear...
  5. pmc Energy intake and leukocyte telomere length in young adults
    Jeremy D Kark
    Hebrew University Hadassah School of Public Health and Community Medicine, Ein Kerem, Jerusalem, Israel
    Am J Clin Nutr 95:479-87. 2012
    ..Dietary energy restriction in mammals, particularly at a young age, extends the life span. Leukocyte telomere length (LTL) is thought to be a bioindicator of aging in humans. High n-6 (omega-6) PUFA intake may accelerate LTL attrition...
  6. ncbi request reprint Myocardial infarction occurrence in Jerusalem: a Mediterranean anomaly
    Jeremy D Kark
    Epidemiology Unit, Hadassah Medical Organization and Hebrew University Hadassah School of Public Health and Community Medicine, Ein Kerem, Jerusalem 91120, Israel
    Atherosclerosis 178:129-38. 2005
    ..It is therefore of interest to compare occurrence rates of coronary heart disease (CHD) with those elsewhere...
  7. ncbi request reprint The incidence of coronary heart disease among Palestinians and Israelis in Jerusalem
    Jeremy D Kark
    Epidemiology Unit, Hadassah Medical Organization and Hebrew University Hadassah School of Public Health and Community Medicine, Ein Kerem, Jerusalem 91120, Israel
    Int J Epidemiol 35:448-57. 2006
    ..We determined the incidence of coronary heart disease, previously unreported in Palestinians, in these Mediterranean populations and made international comparisons with the MONICA Programme...
  8. pmc Lifestyle physical activity among urban Palestinians and Israelis: a cross-sectional comparison in the Palestinian-Israeli Jerusalem risk factor study
    Dafna Merom
    School of Science and Health, University of Western Sydney, Australia
    BMC Public Health 12:90. 2012
    ..Little is known about the physical activity (PA) behavior of Palestinians. This study aimed to determine the prevalence of insufficient PA and its socio-demographic correlates among urban Palestinians in comparison with Israelis...
  9. ncbi request reprint Blunted heart rate dip during sleep and all-cause mortality
    Iddo Z Ben-Dov
    Nephrology and Hypertension Services, Hadassah Hebrew University Medical Center, Ein Kerem, PO Box 12000, Jerusalem, Israel 91120
    Arch Intern Med 167:2116-21. 2007
    ..We assessed the determinants and mortality associations of heart rate measured during ambulatory blood pressure monitoring (ABPM) to evaluate its informativeness during activity and sleep...
  10. doi request reprint The white coat phenomenon is benign in referred treated patients: a 14-year ambulatory blood pressure mortality study
    Iddo Z Ben-Dov
    Nephrology and Hypertension Services, Hadassah Hebrew University Medical Center, Ein Kerem, Jerusalem, Israel
    J Hypertens 26:699-705. 2008
    ..Previous reports on the prognosis of white coat hypertension are ambiguous. We aimed to determine the prognostic implications of the white coat phenomenon in treated patients...
  11. doi request reprint The triglyceride to high-density lipoprotein-cholesterol ratio in adolescence and subsequent weight gain predict nuclear magnetic resonance-measured lipoprotein subclasses in adulthood
    Ram Weiss
    Braun School of Public Health and Community Medicine, Hebrew University Hadassah Faculty of Medicine, Jerusalem, Israel
    J Pediatr 158:44-50. 2011
    ..To assess whether the fasting triglyceride-to-high-density lipoprotein (HDL)-cholesterol (TG/HDL) ratio in adolescence is predictive of a proatherogenic lipid profile in adulthood...
  12. ncbi request reprint Brain biomarkers and management of uncertainty in predicting outcome of cardiopulmonary resuscitation: a nomogram paints a thousand words
    Sharon Einav
    Surgical Intensive Care, Shaare Zedek Medical Center, and Hebrew University Hadassah Faculty of Medicine, Ein Kerem, Jerusalem, Israel
    Resuscitation 84:1083-8. 2013
    ..We illustrate an approach to address these limitations by creating a dynamic nomogram with four levels of sensitivity (0.8, 0.9, 0.95 and 1.0) selected to represent different degrees of certainty in correct identification of survivors...
  13. doi request reprint Body mass index and socioeconomic status measured in adolescence, country of origin, and the incidence of gastroesophageal adenocarcinoma in a cohort of 1 million men
    Zohar Levi
    Medical Corps, Israeli Defense Force, Jerusalem, Israel Gastroenterology Department, Rabin Medical Center, Petach Tikva, Israel Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Cancer 119:4086-93. 2013
    ....
  14. doi request reprint Country of origin, age at migration and risk of cutaneous melanoma: a migrant cohort study of 1,100,000 Israeli men
    Hagai Levine
    Medical Corps, Israel Defense Force, Israel
    Int J Cancer 133:486-94. 2013
    ..These findings will serve in directing public health and research efforts...
  15. ncbi request reprint Butyrylcholinesterase activity, cardiovascular risk factors, and mortality in middle-aged and elderly men and women in Jerusalem
    Ronit Calderon-Margalit
    Hadassah Hebrew University Braun School of Public Health and Community Medicine, Jerusalem, Israel
    Clin Chem 52:845-52. 2006
    ..The association of butyrylcholinesterase (BuChE) with Alzheimer disease and the association of this disease with cardiovascular risk factors raise interest in the association of BuChE activity with cardiovascular risk factors and mortality...
  16. ncbi request reprint Risk characteristics of Arab and Jewish women with coronary heart disease in Jerusalem
    Refat Jabara
    Heart Institute, Hadassah Hebrew University Medical Center, Jerusalem, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 9:316-20. 2007
    ..There is little published information on the coronary risk characteristics of Palestinian women. However, there are documented lifestyle differences as well as socioeconomic inequalities between Arab and Jewish women in Israel...
  17. pmc Adiponectin and lipoprotein particle size
    Ram Weiss
    Hebrew University Hadassah Braun School of Public Health and Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Jerusalem, Israel
    Diabetes Care 32:1317-9. 2009
    ..We evaluated the relationships of plasma adiponectin with lipoprotein mean particle size and subclass concentrations, independent of obesity and insulin sensitivity...
  18. ncbi request reprint Health status and mortality in Holocaust survivors living in Jerusalem 40-50 years later
    Chen Collins
    District Health Office, 86 Jaffa Road, Jerusalem, 94341, Israel
    J Trauma Stress 17:403-11. 2004
    ..A 10-year mortality follow-up that terminated in April 1996 showed no significant association with Holocaust exposure. Long-term Holocaust survivors may represent a selective resilient group...
  19. ncbi request reprint The association between hospital department, medical treatment and outcome in acute myocardial infarction
    Guy Amit
    Epidemiology Unit, Department of Social Medicine, Hadassah University Hospital, Hebrew University Hadassah School of Public Health, Jerusalem, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 5:255-9. 2003
    ..Although the preferred management of a patient presenting with an acute myocardial infarction is in a coronary care unit, data based on discharge diagnoses in Israel indicate that many of these patients are treated outside of such units...
  20. 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)...
  21. ncbi request reprint Siesta and mortality in a Mediterranean population: a community study in Jerusalem
    Genc Burazeri
    Hebrew University Hadassah Braun School of Public Health and Community Medicine, Ein Kerem, Jerusalem, Israel
    Sleep 26:578-84. 2003
    ..In light of contradictory studies relating to the health effects of siesta, we investigated the practice of siesta in relation to all-cause and cardiovascular mortality, controlling for recognized predictors of mortality...
  22. doi request reprint Hypertension in adolescence is not an independent risk factor for renal cancer: a cohort study of 918,965 males
    Adi Leiba
    Nephrology and Hypertension Institute, Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    J Am Soc Hypertens 7:283-8. 2013
    ..In order to delineate the role of hypertension in early onset renal cancer, we examined the association of blood pressure measured at age 17 with the incidence of renal cancer...
  23. 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...
  24. ncbi request reprint Predictors of long-term survival after out-of-hospital cardiac arrest: The impact of Activities of Daily Living and Cerebral Performance Category scores
    Gal Pachys
    Hebrew University Hadassah Faculty of Medicine, Ein Kerem, Jerusalem, Israel Paramedic, Magen David Adom, Jerusalem, Israel
    Resuscitation 85:1052-8. 2014
    ..Current focus on immediate survival from out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA) has diverted attention away from the variables potentially affecting long-term survival...
  25. ncbi request reprint Risk of germ cell testicular cancer according to origin: a migrant cohort study in 1,100,000 Israeli men
    Hagai Levine
    Hebrew University Hadassah Braun School of Public Health and Community Medicine, Ein Kerem, Jerusalem, Israel
    Int J Cancer 132:1878-85. 2013
    ....
  26. doi request reprint Modeling serum biomarkers S100 beta and neuron-specific enolase as predictors of outcome after out-of-hospital cardiac arrest: an aid to clinical decision making
    Sharon Einav
    Shaare Zedek Medical Center, Jerusalem, Israel
    J Am Coll Cardiol 60:304-11. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the added value of the serum biomarkers S100 and neuron-specific enolase to clinical characteristics for predicting outcome after out-of-hospital cardiac arrest...
  27. ncbi request reprint Dialysis in Israel, 1989-2005--time trends and international comparisons
    Ronit Calderon-Margalit
    Braun School of Public Health and Community Medicine, Hebrew University Hadassah, POB 12272, Jerusalem 91120, Israel
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 23:659-64. 2008
    ..We studied trends in RRT incidence and mortality in Israel between 1989 and 2001-2005...
  28. ncbi request reprint Predictors of all-cause mortality in clinical ambulatory monitoring: unique aspects of blood pressure during sleep
    Iddo Z Ben-Dov
    Nephrology and Hypertension Unit, Hadassah Hebrew University Medical Center, Jerusalem, Israel
    Hypertension 49:1235-41. 2007
    ..The availability of blood pressure measures during sleep and, in particular, the pattern of dipping add clinically predictive information and provide further justification for the use of ambulatory monitoring in patient management...
  29. pmc Genome-wide survey reveals predisposing diabetes type 2-related DNA methylation variations in human peripheral blood
    Gidon Toperoff
    Department of Developmental Biology and Cancer Research, Institute for Medical Research Israel Canada, Hebrew University Hadassah Medical School, Jerusalem 91120, Israel
    Hum Mol Genet 21:371-83. 2012
    ....
  30. ncbi request reprint Twenty-year trends in illicit drug use among young Israelis completing military duty
    Yehuda D Neumark
    Hebrew University of Jerusalem Hadassah Braun School of Public Health and Community Medicine and Epidemiology Unit, Hadassah Medical Organization, Jerusalem, Israel
    Addiction 99:641-8. 2004
    ..This study examines patterns of illicit drug use in a national sample of young men and women in Israel over a 20-year period...