Dean Ornish

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Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Lifestyle and health-related quality of life of men with prostate cancer managed with active surveillance
    Jennifer J Daubenmier
    Preventive Medicine Research Institute, Sausalito, California 94965, USA
    Urology 67:125-30. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint Effect of comprehensive lifestyle changes on telomerase activity and telomere length in men with biopsy-proven low-risk prostate cancer: 5-year follow-up of a descriptive pilot study
    Dean Ornish
    Department of Medicine, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA Preventive Medicine Research Institute, Sausalito, CA, USA Electronic address
    Lancet Oncol 14:1112-20. 2013
  3. ncbi request reprint Was Dr Atkins right?
    Dean Ornish
    Preventive Medicine Research Institute, and University of California, San Francisco, 94965, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 104:537-42. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Comparison of coronary risk factors and quality of life in coronary artery disease patients with versus without diabetes mellitus
    Claudia R Pischke
    Preventive Medicine Research Institute, Sausalito
    Am J Cardiol 97:1267-73. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Increased telomerase activity and comprehensive lifestyle changes: a pilot study
    Dean Ornish
    Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Lancet Oncol 9:1048-57. 2008
  6. pmc Changes in prostate gene expression in men undergoing an intensive nutrition and lifestyle intervention
    Dean Ornish
    Department of Urology, The Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of California, 2340 Sutter Street, San Francisco, CA 94115, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 105:8369-74. 2008
  7. doi request reprint Changes in emerging cardiac biomarkers after an intensive lifestyle intervention
    Nita Chainani-Wu
    Preventive Medicine Research Institute, Sausalito, California, USA
    Am J Cardiol 108:498-507. 2011
  8. doi request reprint Social support group attendance is related to blood pressure, health behaviours, and quality of life in the Multicenter Lifestyle Demonstration Project
    Ute Schulz
    Preventive Medicine Research Institute, Sausalito, USA
    Psychol Health Med 13:423-37. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint The contribution of changes in diet, exercise, and stress management to changes in coronary risk in women and men in the multisite cardiac lifestyle intervention program
    Jennifer J Daubenmier
    Preventive Medicine Research Institute, Sausalito, CA 94965, USA
    Ann Behav Med 33:57-68. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Relation of B-type natriuretic peptide levels to body mass index after comprehensive lifestyle changes
    Nita Chainani-Wu
    Preventive Medicine Research Institute, Sausalito, California University of California, San Francisco, California, USA
    Am J Cardiol 105:1570-6. 2010

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Publications27

  1. ncbi request reprint Lifestyle and health-related quality of life of men with prostate cancer managed with active surveillance
    Jennifer J Daubenmier
    Preventive Medicine Research Institute, Sausalito, California 94965, USA
    Urology 67:125-30. 2006
    ..To assess the impact of lifestyle on health-related quality of life (HR-QOL), perceived stress, and self-reported sexual function in men with early-stage prostate cancer electing active surveillance...
  2. ncbi request reprint Effect of comprehensive lifestyle changes on telomerase activity and telomere length in men with biopsy-proven low-risk prostate cancer: 5-year follow-up of a descriptive pilot study
    Dean Ornish
    Department of Medicine, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA Preventive Medicine Research Institute, Sausalito, CA, USA Electronic address
    Lancet Oncol 14:1112-20. 2013
    ..We previously found an association between 3 months of comprehensive lifestyle changes and increased telomerase activity in human immune-system cells. We followed up participants to investigate long-term effects...
  3. ncbi request reprint Was Dr Atkins right?
    Dean Ornish
    Preventive Medicine Research Institute, and University of California, San Francisco, 94965, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 104:537-42. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Comparison of coronary risk factors and quality of life in coronary artery disease patients with versus without diabetes mellitus
    Claudia R Pischke
    Preventive Medicine Research Institute, Sausalito
    Am J Cardiol 97:1267-73. 2006
    ..8% (n = 18) of patients with DM. In conclusion, patients with CAD and DM are able to follow a comprehensive lifestyle change program and show similar improvements in coronary risk factors and quality of life as those without DM...
  5. ncbi request reprint Increased telomerase activity and comprehensive lifestyle changes: a pilot study
    Dean Ornish
    Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Lancet Oncol 9:1048-57. 2008
    ..We aimed to assess whether 3 months of intensive lifestyle changes increased telomerase activity in peripheral blood mononuclear cells (PBMC)...
  6. pmc Changes in prostate gene expression in men undergoing an intensive nutrition and lifestyle intervention
    Dean Ornish
    Department of Urology, The Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of California, 2340 Sutter Street, San Francisco, CA 94115, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 105:8369-74. 2008
    ..Understanding the prostate molecular response to comprehensive lifestyle changes may strengthen efforts to develop effective prevention and treatment. Larger clinical trials are warranted to confirm the results of this pilot study...
  7. doi request reprint Changes in emerging cardiac biomarkers after an intensive lifestyle intervention
    Nita Chainani-Wu
    Preventive Medicine Research Institute, Sausalito, California, USA
    Am J Cardiol 108:498-507. 2011
    ..In conclusion, lifestyle changes can be followed by favorable changes in traditional and emerging coronary heart disease biomarkers, quality of life, social support, and cognitive function among those with, or at high risk, of CHD...
  8. doi request reprint Social support group attendance is related to blood pressure, health behaviours, and quality of life in the Multicenter Lifestyle Demonstration Project
    Ute Schulz
    Preventive Medicine Research Institute, Sausalito, USA
    Psychol Health Med 13:423-37. 2008
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  9. ncbi request reprint The contribution of changes in diet, exercise, and stress management to changes in coronary risk in women and men in the multisite cardiac lifestyle intervention program
    Jennifer J Daubenmier
    Preventive Medicine Research Institute, Sausalito, CA 94965, USA
    Ann Behav Med 33:57-68. 2007
    ..The relative contribution of health behaviors to coronary risk factors in multicomponent secondary coronary heart disease (CHD) prevention programs is largely unknown...
  10. ncbi request reprint Relation of B-type natriuretic peptide levels to body mass index after comprehensive lifestyle changes
    Nita Chainani-Wu
    Preventive Medicine Research Institute, Sausalito, California University of California, San Francisco, California, USA
    Am J Cardiol 105:1570-6. 2010
    ..Therefore, in this context, increasing BNP might not indicate worsening disease or a worsening prognosis. Thus, the proposed use of BNP in monitoring disease progression should take into account changes in the BMI during the same period...
  11. doi request reprint A very-low-fat vegan diet increases intake of protective dietary factors and decreases intake of pathogenic dietary factors
    Antonella Dewell
    Stanford Prevention Research Center, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 108:347-56. 2008
    ..These results suggest that a very-low-fat vegan diet can be useful in increasing intake of protective nutrients and phytochemicals and minimizing intake of dietary factors implicated in several chronic diseases...
  12. ncbi request reprint Relationship of dietary protein and soy isoflavones to serum IGF-1 and IGF binding proteins in the Prostate Cancer Lifestyle Trial
    Antonella Dewell
    Preventive Medicine Research Institute, 900 Bridgeway, Sausalito, CA 94965, USA
    Nutr Cancer 58:35-42. 2007
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  13. ncbi request reprint Intensive lifestyle changes may affect the progression of prostate cancer
    Dean Ornish
    Department of Medicine, Preventive Medicine Research Institute, University of California San Francisco, 94965, USA
    J Urol 174:1065-9; discussion 1069-70. 2005
    ..Therefore, we evaluated the effects of comprehensive lifestyle changes on prostate specific antigen (PSA), treatment trends and serum stimulated LNCaP cell growth in men with early, biopsy proven prostate cancer after 1 year...
  14. ncbi request reprint Effect of intensive lifestyle changes on endothelial function and on inflammatory markers of atherosclerosis
    Harvinder S Dod
    Section of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, West Virginia University, Morgantown, West Virginia, USA
    Am J Cardiol 105:362-7. 2010
    ..Significant improvement in FMD, C-reactive protein, and interleukin-6 with intensive lifestyle changes in the experimental group suggests > or = 1 potential mechanism underlying the clinical benefits seen in previous trials...
  15. doi request reprint Long-term effects of lifestyle changes on well-being and cardiac variables among coronary heart disease patients
    Claudia R Pischke
    Preventive Medicine Research Institute, Sausalito, California, USA
    Health Psychol 27:584-92. 2008
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  16. ncbi request reprint Lifestyle changes and clinical profile in coronary heart disease patients with an ejection fraction of <or=40% or >40% in the Multicenter Lifestyle Demonstration Project
    Claudia R Pischke
    Preventive Medicine Research Institute PMRI, Sausalito, CA, United States
    Eur J Heart Fail 9:928-34. 2007
    ..However, it is not clear whether changes in lifestyle are feasible and beneficial in these patients...
  17. ncbi request reprint Effects of pomegranate juice consumption on myocardial perfusion in patients with coronary heart disease
    Michael D Sumner
    The Preventive Medicine Research Institute, Sausalito, California, USA
    Am J Cardiol 96:810-4. 2005
    ..In conclusion, daily consumption of pomegranate juice may improve stress-induced myocardial ischemia in patients who have CHD...
  18. ncbi request reprint A qualitative analysis of interviews of men with early stage prostate cancer: the Prostate Cancer Lifestyle Trial
    Carol Kronenwetter
    Preventive Medicine Research Institute, Sausalito, CA 94965, USA
    Cancer Nurs 28:99-107. 2005
    ..Additionally, participants frequently mentioned increased comfort with emotional expression...
  19. doi request reprint Angina pectoris and atherosclerotic risk factors in the multisite cardiac lifestyle intervention program
    Joanne Frattaroli
    Preventive Medicine Research Institute, Sausalito, CA, USA
    Am J Cardiol 101:911-8. 2008
    ..05). In conclusion, the observed improvements in angina in patients making intensive lifestyle changes could drastically reduce their need for revascularization procedures...
  20. ncbi request reprint Improvement in medical risk factors and quality of life in women and men with coronary artery disease in the Multicenter Lifestyle Demonstration Project
    Jenny Koertge
    Preventive Medicine Research Institute, Sausalito, 900 Bridgeway, CA 94965, USA
    Am J Cardiol 91:1316-22. 2003
    ..Furthermore, this program may be particularly beneficial for women with coronary artery disease who generally have higher mortality and morbidity than men after a heart attack, angioplasty, or bypass surgery...
  21. ncbi request reprint Low-carbohydrate diets
    Dean Ornish
    Ann Intern Med 141:738; author reply 738-9. 2004
  22. ncbi request reprint Low-carb, low-fat diet gurus face off. Interview by Joan Stephenson
    Robert C Atkins
    JAMA 289:1767-8, 1773. 2003
  23. ncbi request reprint Dean Ornish, MD: Toward a joyful life. Interview by Sheldon Lewis
    Dean Ornish
    Adv Mind Body Med 19:23-5. 2003
  24. ncbi request reprint Dean Ornish, MD: a conversation with the editor. Interview by William Clifford Roberts, MD
    Dean Ornish
    Am J Cardiol 90:271-98. 2002
  25. ncbi request reprint Should we export illness or health?
    Dean Ornish
    Newsweek 147:74. 2006
  26. ncbi request reprint Comparison of diets for weight loss and heart disease risk reduction
    Dean Ornish
    JAMA 293:1589-90; author reply 1590-1. 2005
  27. ncbi request reprint Statins and the soul of medicine
    Dean Ornish
    Am J Cardiol 89:1286-90. 2002