Thomas Samaras

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Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint An alternative hypothesis to the obesity epidemic: obesity is due to increased maternal body size, birth size, growth rate, and height
    Thomas Samaras
    Reventropy Associates, 11487 Madera Rosa Way, San Diego, CA 92124 2877, USA
    Med Hypotheses 65:676-82. 2005
  2. doi request reprint Shorter height is related to lower cardiovascular disease risk - a narrative review
    Thomas T Samaras
    Reventropy Associates, San Diego, CA, USA
    Indian Heart J 65:66-71. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Should we be concerned over increasing body height and weight?
    Thomas T Samaras
    Reventropy Associates, 11487 Madera Rosa Way, San Diego, CA 92124, USA
    Exp Gerontol 44:83-92. 2009
  4. ncbi request reprint Is short height really a risk factor for coronary heart disease and stroke mortality? A review
    Thomas T Samaras
    Reventropy Associates, California, San Diego, USA
    Med Sci Monit 10:RA63-76. 2004
  5. pmc Birthweight, rapid growth, cancer, and longevity: a review
    Thomas T Samaras
    Reventropy Associates, San Diego, CA, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 95:1170-83. 2003
  6. ncbi request reprint Is height related to longevity?
    Thomas T Samaras
    Reventropy Associates, 11487 Madera Rosa Way, San Diego, CA 92124 2877, USA
    Life Sci 72:1781-802. 2003
  7. ncbi request reprint Longevity, mortality and body weight
    Thomas T Samaras
    Reventropy Associates, 11487 Madera Rosa Way, San Diego, CA 92124, USA
    Ageing Res Rev 1:673-91. 2002
  8. pmc Height, body size, and longevity: is smaller better for the human body?
    Thomas T Samaras
    Reventropy Associates, 11487 Madera Rosa Way, San Diego, CA 92124, USA
    West J Med 176:206-8. 2002
  9. ncbi request reprint Secular growth and its harmful ramifications
    T T Samaras
    Reventropy Associates, San Diego, California 92124, USA
    Med Hypotheses 58:93-112. 2002
  10. pmc Less is better
    Thomas T Samaras
    J Natl Med Assoc 94:88-99. 2002

Detail Information

Publications11

  1. ncbi request reprint An alternative hypothesis to the obesity epidemic: obesity is due to increased maternal body size, birth size, growth rate, and height
    Thomas Samaras
    Reventropy Associates, 11487 Madera Rosa Way, San Diego, CA 92124 2877, USA
    Med Hypotheses 65:676-82. 2005
    ..The implication of this hypothesis is that current measures are inadequate unless a much more comprehensive response is implemented to deal with the obesity epidemic...
  2. doi request reprint Shorter height is related to lower cardiovascular disease risk - a narrative review
    Thomas T Samaras
    Reventropy Associates, San Diego, CA, USA
    Indian Heart J 65:66-71. 2013
    ..For short people in developed countries, the data indicate that a plant-based diet, leanness and regular exercise can substantially reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease...
  3. doi request reprint Should we be concerned over increasing body height and weight?
    Thomas T Samaras
    Reventropy Associates, 11487 Madera Rosa Way, San Diego, CA 92124, USA
    Exp Gerontol 44:83-92. 2009
    ..Also presented, are the biological mechanisms related to height and longevity. This paper concludes with a review of paradoxes that face the traditional belief that taller is healthier...
  4. ncbi request reprint Is short height really a risk factor for coronary heart disease and stroke mortality? A review
    Thomas T Samaras
    Reventropy Associates, California, San Diego, USA
    Med Sci Monit 10:RA63-76. 2004
    ..The rate of increase in (CHD mortality with increasing height was similar for shorter females vs taller males and for shorter males vs taller males...
  5. pmc Birthweight, rapid growth, cancer, and longevity: a review
    Thomas T Samaras
    Reventropy Associates, San Diego, CA, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 95:1170-83. 2003
    ..The authors suggest that increased BW leading to larger adult body size has dangerous implications in terms of human health and survival...
  6. ncbi request reprint Is height related to longevity?
    Thomas T Samaras
    Reventropy Associates, 11487 Madera Rosa Way, San Diego, CA 92124 2877, USA
    Life Sci 72:1781-802. 2003
    ..The authors contend that we should not be swept along into a new world of increasingly taller generations without careful consideration of the impact of a worldwide population of taller and heavier people...
  7. ncbi request reprint Longevity, mortality and body weight
    Thomas T Samaras
    Reventropy Associates, 11487 Madera Rosa Way, San Diego, CA 92124, USA
    Ageing Res Rev 1:673-91. 2002
    ..However, overnourishment and increased body size have promoted an epidemic of chronic disease and reduced our potential longevity. In addition, both excess lean body mass and fat mass may promote chronic disease...
  8. pmc Height, body size, and longevity: is smaller better for the human body?
    Thomas T Samaras
    Reventropy Associates, 11487 Madera Rosa Way, San Diego, CA 92124, USA
    West J Med 176:206-8. 2002
  9. ncbi request reprint Secular growth and its harmful ramifications
    T T Samaras
    Reventropy Associates, San Diego, California 92124, USA
    Med Hypotheses 58:93-112. 2002
    ..Caloric restricted diets are also reviewed for their applicability to humans. Recommendations are made for dietary practices to moderate growth in our youth and to postpone development of chronic or degenerative diseases...
  10. pmc Less is better
    Thomas T Samaras
    J Natl Med Assoc 94:88-99. 2002
    ..However, their body habitus should not be the goal for the average male of the future...
  11. ncbi request reprint Re: "association between height and coronary heart disease mortality: a prospective study of 35,000 twin pairs"
    Thomas T Samaras
    Am J Epidemiol 165:113-4; author reply 114. 2007