A Alonso

Summary

Affiliation: University of Navarra
Country: Spain

Publications

  1. pmc Incidence of atrial fibrillation in whites and African-Americans: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) study
    Alvaro Alonso
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, 1300 S 2nd Street, Minneapolis, MN 55454 USA
    Am Heart J 158:111-7. 2009
  2. ncbi Incidence of multiple sclerosis in the United Kingdom : findings from a population-based cohort
    A Alonso
    Dept of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Neurol 254:1736-41. 2007
  3. doi Cardiovascular risk factors and dementia mortality: 40 years of follow-up in the Seven Countries Study
    Alvaro Alonso
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    J Neurol Sci 280:79-83. 2009
  4. pmc Risk of dementia hospitalisation associated with cardiovascular risk factors in midlife and older age: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) study
    A Alonso
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, 1300 S 2nd St, Suite 300, Minneapolis, MN 55416, USA
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 80:1194-201. 2009
  5. doi Oral contraceptives and the risk of multiple sclerosis: a review of the epidemiologic evidence
    Alvaro Alonso
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55416, USA
    J Neurol Sci 286:73-5. 2009
  6. ncbi Allergy, histamine 1 receptor blockers, and the risk of multiple sclerosis
    Alvaro Alonso
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Neurology 66:572-5. 2006
  7. pmc Dairy intake and changes in blood pressure over 9 years: the ARIC study
    A Alonso
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    Eur J Clin Nutr 63:1272-5. 2009
  8. doi The effect of low-fat versus whole-fat dairy product intake on blood pressure and weight in young normotensive adults
    A Alonso
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    J Hum Nutr Diet 22:336-42. 2009
  9. ncbi Antibiotic use and risk of multiple sclerosis
    Alvaro Alonso
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 163:997-1002. 2006
  10. ncbi Predictors of follow-up and assessment of selection bias from dropouts using inverse probability weighting in a cohort of university graduates
    Alvaro Alonso
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, School of Medicine, University of Navarra, Pamplona, Spain
    Eur J Epidemiol 21:351-8. 2006

Detail Information

Publications69

  1. pmc Incidence of atrial fibrillation in whites and African-Americans: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) study
    Alvaro Alonso
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, 1300 S 2nd Street, Minneapolis, MN 55454 USA
    Am Heart J 158:111-7. 2009
    ..To define the incidence and cumulative risk of atrial fibrillation (AF) in a population-based cohort of whites and African Americans...
  2. ncbi Incidence of multiple sclerosis in the United Kingdom : findings from a population-based cohort
    A Alonso
    Dept of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Neurol 254:1736-41. 2007
    ..3 per 1,000 in women and 2.3 per 1,000 in men. These results confirm the relatively high incidence of MS in the UK and show marked differences in the sex-specific pattern of MS incidence by clinical course from onset...
  3. doi Cardiovascular risk factors and dementia mortality: 40 years of follow-up in the Seven Countries Study
    Alvaro Alonso
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    J Neurol Sci 280:79-83. 2009
    ..98). Finally, total serum cholesterol was directly associated with higher risk of dementia mortality (p for trend=0.03). In men, cardiovascular risk factors in midlife are associated with increased risk of dementia death later in life...
  4. pmc Risk of dementia hospitalisation associated with cardiovascular risk factors in midlife and older age: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) study
    A Alonso
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, 1300 S 2nd St, Suite 300, Minneapolis, MN 55416, USA
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 80:1194-201. 2009
    ..We assessed the association between cardiovascular risk factors measured in midlife and risk of being hospitalised with dementia and determined whether this association was modified by age and ethnicity...
  5. doi Oral contraceptives and the risk of multiple sclerosis: a review of the epidemiologic evidence
    Alvaro Alonso
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55416, USA
    J Neurol Sci 286:73-5. 2009
    ..On the whole, the existing epidemiologic evidence does not support an important effect of oral contraceptive use on the risk of MS, though it does suggest that oral contraceptives might delay the onset of the disease...
  6. ncbi Allergy, histamine 1 receptor blockers, and the risk of multiple sclerosis
    Alvaro Alonso
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Neurology 66:572-5. 2006
    ....
  7. pmc Dairy intake and changes in blood pressure over 9 years: the ARIC study
    A Alonso
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    Eur J Clin Nutr 63:1272-5. 2009
    ..In conclusion, higher low-fat milk intake was associated with lower increases in blood pressure in whites but not in African Americans...
  8. doi The effect of low-fat versus whole-fat dairy product intake on blood pressure and weight in young normotensive adults
    A Alonso
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    J Hum Nutr Diet 22:336-42. 2009
    ..The present study aimed to assess whether supplementing diets with low- or whole-fat dairy products would differentially affect BP levels and weight...
  9. ncbi Antibiotic use and risk of multiple sclerosis
    Alvaro Alonso
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 163:997-1002. 2006
    ..pneumoniae was not associated with a decreased risk of short-term multiple sclerosis. The observed lower risk of multiple sclerosis for penicillin users needs to be confirmed in other populations...
  10. ncbi Predictors of follow-up and assessment of selection bias from dropouts using inverse probability weighting in a cohort of university graduates
    Alvaro Alonso
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, School of Medicine, University of Navarra, Pamplona, Spain
    Eur J Epidemiol 21:351-8. 2006
    ..Furthermore, we show that despite existing differences between retained or lost to follow-up participants this may not necessarily have an important impact on the RR estimates of hypertension associated to obesity...
  11. ncbi [Infection by Epstein-Barr virus and multiple sclerosis]
    A Alonso
    Departamento de Epidemiologia, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Neurologia 21:249-55. 2006
    ..It has been proposed that multiple sclerosis is caused by an interaction of genetic and environmental factors. In particular, Epstein-Barr virus infection could play a fundamental role in the pathophysiology of multiple sclerosis...
  12. pmc Use of antidepressants and the risk of Parkinson's disease: a prospective study
    A Alonso
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, 1300 S Second St, Suite 300, Minneapolis, MN 55416, USA
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 80:671-4. 2009
    ..Therefore, the relationship between initiation of antidepressant therapy and PD risk was assessed in a large population based database from the UK and the timing of this association was explored...
  13. ncbi Recent use of oral contraceptives and the risk of multiple sclerosis
    Alvaro Alonso
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Arch Neurol 62:1362-5. 2005
    ..Exogenous estrogens affect the onset and clinical course of experimental allergic encephalomyelitis. Oral contraceptives, a frequent source of exogenous estrogens in humans, could have a role in the development of multiple sclerosis (MS)...
  14. pmc Validation of self reported diagnosis of hypertension in a cohort of university graduates in Spain
    Alvaro Alonso
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, University of Navarra, Pamplona, Spain
    BMC Public Health 5:94. 2005
    ..The objective of this study was to evaluate validity of self-reported diagnosis of hypertension in a cohort of university graduates in Spain...
  15. pmc Association of smoking with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis risk and survival in men and women: a prospective study
    Alvaro Alonso
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    BMC Neurol 10:6. 2010
    ..Moreover, limited information exists on the association between smoking and survival in ALS patients. We evaluated the association of smoking with ALS incidence and survival in a population-based cohort...
  16. ncbi Allergy, family history of autoimmune diseases, and the risk of multiple sclerosis
    A Alonso
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Acta Neurol Scand 117:15-20. 2008
    ..The present study assessed the association between history of allergy and autoimmune diseases, and the risk of MS...
  17. doi Smoking and the risk of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Alvaro Alonso
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55416, USA
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 81:1249-52. 2010
    ..To summarise published evidence and explore sources of heterogeneity, we conducted a systematic review and meta-analysis of studies that evaluated this association...
  18. pmc Incidence and lifetime risk of motor neuron disease in the United Kingdom: a population-based study
    A Alonso
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, University of Minnesota, 1300 S 2nd St, Suite 300, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    Eur J Neurol 16:745-51. 2009
    ..To estimate the incidence and lifetime risk of motor neuron disease (MND) in a population-based sample in the United Kingdom...
  19. ncbi Gout and risk of Parkinson disease: a prospective study
    Alvaro Alonso
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Neurology 69:1696-700. 2007
    ..None of these studies, however, evaluated the potential association between gout, a condition characterized by hyperuricemia, and the risk of PD...
  20. doi Gout, hyperuricemia, and Parkinson's disease: a protective effect?
    Alvaro Alonso
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, 1300 South 2nd Street, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    Curr Rheumatol Rep 12:149-55. 2010
    ..Future research should determine the mechanisms underlying this association. This, in turn, could be used in the development of new preventive strategies and treatments for PD...
  21. pmc Dietary phosphorus, blood pressure, and incidence of hypertension in the atherosclerosis risk in communities study and the multi-ethnic study of atherosclerosis
    Alvaro Alonso
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, 1300 S 2nd St, Suite 300, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    Hypertension 55:776-84. 2010
    ..04 (0.93 to 1.17; P for trend=0.48) for phosphorus from other foods. These findings could indicate an effect of phosphorus in conjunction with other dairy constituents or of dairy itself without involvement of phosphorus...
  22. doi Temporal trends in the incidence of multiple sclerosis: a systematic review
    Alvaro Alonso
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, West Bank Office Building, 1300 S 2nd St, Suite 300, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    Neurology 71:129-35. 2008
    ..We have conducted a systematic review of incidence studies of MS to assess the overall incidence of MS and explore possible changes in the latitude gradient and the female-to-male ratio over time...
  23. doi Egg consumption and risk of cardiovascular disease in the SUN Project
    I Zazpe
    Department of Nutrition and Food Sciences, Physiology and Toxicology, University of Navarra, Spain
    Eur J Clin Nutr 65:676-82. 2011
    ..Our aim was to examine the association between egg consumption and incidence of CVD in a prospective dynamic Mediterranean cohort of 14,185 university graduates...
  24. pmc Cognitive decline and oral health in middle-aged adults in the ARIC study
    S Naorungroj
    Department of Epidemiology, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA
    J Dent Res 92:795-801. 2013
    ..In these middle-aged adults, six-year cognitive decline was modestly associated with less frequent toothbrushing, plaque deposit, and greater odds of edentulism, but not with other oral behaviors or diseases...
  25. pmc Association of lung function with cognitive decline and dementia: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) Study
    S S Pathan
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    Eur J Neurol 18:888-98. 2011
    ..Previous studies reported a higher risk of cognitive decline and dementia amongst individuals with impaired lung function. However, many did not adjust for important confounders or did not include women and non-whites...
  26. pmc Demographic and cardiovascular risk factors modify association of fasting insulin with incident coronary heart disease and ischemic stroke (from the Atherosclerosis Risk In Communities Study)
    Laura J Rasmussen-Torvik
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, University of Minnesota School of Public Health, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    Am J Cardiol 105:1420-5. 2010
    ..0087). The associations of insulin with stroke were stronger in women (p-interaction = 0.037), whites (compared to blacks; p-interaction = 0.036), and those without hypertension (p-interaction = 0.0027)...
  27. doi Hypothesis-oriented food patterns and incidence of hypertension: 6-year follow-up of the SUN (Seguimiento Universidad de Navarra) prospective cohort
    Estefania Toledo
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, Medical School Clinica Universidad de Navarra, University of Navarra, C Irunlarrea, 1 Ed Investigacion, E 31008 Pamplona Navarra, Spain
    Public Health Nutr 13:338-49. 2010
    ..To study the association between adherence to several a priori-defined healthy food patterns and the risk of hypertension...
  28. ncbi Fruit and vegetable consumption is inversely associated with blood pressure in a Mediterranean population with a high vegetable-fat intake: the Seguimiento Universidad de Navarra (SUN) Study
    Alvaro Alonso
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Navarra, Pamplona, Spain
    Br J Nutr 92:311-9. 2004
    ..10, 0.55; P = 0.001), after adjusting for risk factors for hypertension and other dietary exposures. In a Mediterranean population with an elevated fat consumption, a high fruit and vegetable intake is inversely associated with BP levels...
  29. doi Role of vegetables and fruits in Mediterranean diets to prevent hypertension
    J M Nunez-Cordoba
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, University of Navarra, Pamplona, Spain
    Eur J Clin Nutr 63:605-12. 2009
    ..However, none of them have been conducted in a Mediterranean setting. The aim of this study was to assess the association between F&V consumption and the risk of hypertension...
  30. ncbi Low-fat dairy consumption and reduced risk of hypertension: the Seguimiento Universidad de Navarra (SUN) cohort
    Alvaro Alonso
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, University of Navarra, Pamplona, Spain
    Am J Clin Nutr 82:972-9. 2005
    ..However, no results from prospective studies conducted in a free-living population exist that show this association in middle-aged adults...
  31. doi Cost of compliance with daily recommended values of micronutrients among a cohort of Spanish university graduates: the SUN (Seguimiento Universidad de Navarra) Study
    Celeste N Lopez
    Harvard Medical School, 25 Shattuck Street, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Public Health Nutr 12:2092-6. 2009
    ..Previous studies have shown that highly nutritious diets are more costly, but to date there has been no evaluation of the costs associated with failing to meet micronutrient recommendations in a Spanish population...
  32. ncbi Association of UCP3 gene -55C>T polymorphism and obesity in a Spanish population
    Alvaro Alonso
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, University of Navarra, Pamplona, Spain
    Ann Nutr Metab 49:183-8. 2005
    ..The objective of this study was to assess the association between the UCP3 -55C>T polymorphism and the risk of obesity...
  33. ncbi Atopy and risk of brain tumors: a meta-analysis
    Eleni Linos
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 99:1544-50. 2007
    ..An inverse association between atopy and the risk of glioma has been observed. We carried out a meta-analysis of studies examining the association between atopic disease and risk of glioma and meningioma...
  34. pmc Glycated haemoglobin and cognitive decline: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) study
    A L Christman
    Department of Epidemiology, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, 615 North Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Diabetologia 54:1645-52. 2011
    ..This study aimed to examine the association between diabetes and hyperglycaemia-assessed by HbA(1c)-and change in cognitive function in persons with and without diabetes...
  35. doi [Coronary artery calcium quantification with non-ECG-gated low-radiation dose CT of the chest]
    G Bastarrika
    Servicio de Radiologia, Clinica Universidad de Navarra, Pamplona, Espana
    Radiologia 52:30-6. 2010
    ....
  36. doi The Mediterranean diet and incidence of hypertension: the Seguimiento Universidad de Navarra (SUN) Study
    Jorge M Nunez-Cordoba
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, Medical School Clinica Universitaria, University of Navarra, Pamplona, Spain
    Am J Epidemiol 169:339-46. 2009
    ..5, -0.1); high adherence, -1.9 mm Hg (95% CI: -3.6, -0.1)) after 6 years of follow-up. These results suggest that adhering to a Mediterranean-type diet could contribute to the prevention of age-related changes in blood pressure...
  37. doi The influence of polymorphisms of VKORC1 and CYP2C9 on major gastrointestinal bleeding risk in anticoagulated patients
    Ramon Montes
    Haematology Department and the Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Laboratory of Thrombosis and Haemostasis, Applied Medical Research Centre and Clinica Universitaria School of Medicine, University of Navarra, Pamplona, Navarra, Spain
    Br J Haematol 143:727-33. 2008
    ....
  38. pmc Metabolic syndrome and incidence of atrial fibrillation among blacks and whites in the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) Study
    Alanna M Chamberlain
    University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, 55454, USA
    Am Heart J 159:850-6. 2010
    ..The metabolic syndrome (MetSyn) has been implicated in the development of atrial fibrillation (AF); however, knowledge of this association among blacks is limited...
  39. ncbi Aspirin, non-aspirin analgesics and the risk of hypertension in the SUN cohort
    Juan Jose Beunza
    Departamento de Medicina Preventiva y Salud Publica, Facultad de Medicina, Universidad de Navarra, Clinica Universidad de Navarra, Pamplona, Navarra, Spain
    Rev Esp Cardiol 63:286-93. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate prospectively the association between the regular use of aspirin and non-aspirin analgesics and the incidence of hypertension...
  40. ncbi Changes in sexual behaviours to prevent HIV
    Jokin de Irala
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, University of Navarra, 31080 Pamplona, Spain
    Lancet 368:1749-50. 2006
  41. ncbi [Incidence of hypertension in a cohort of Spanish university graduates: the SUN study]
    Juan J Beunza
    Departamento de Medicina Preventiva y Salud Publica, Universidad de Navarra, Clinica Universitaria, Pamplona, Spain
    Rev Esp Cardiol 59:1331-4. 2006
    ..In conclusion, we have provided new evidence confirming that hypertension is one of the most important public health problems in Spain...
  42. ncbi Sedentary behaviors and the risk of incident hypertension: the SUN Cohort
    Juan Jose Beunza
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, Clinica Universitaria, University of Navarra, Pamplona, Spain
    Am J Hypertens 20:1156-62. 2007
    ..Our objective was to assess prospectively the association of different sedentary behaviors (interactive and noninteractive sedentary activity, television viewing, and sleeping) with the incidence of hypertension...
  43. ncbi Nut consumption and weight gain in a Mediterranean cohort: The SUN study
    Maira Bes-Rastrollo
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, University of Navarra, C Irunlarrea, 1, 31008 Pamplona, Navarra, Spain
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 15:107-16. 2007
    ..To assess the association, in a Mediterranean population, between nut consumption and risk of weight gain (at least 5 kg) or the risk of becoming overweight/obese...
  44. ncbi Vegetable protein and fiber from cereal are inversely associated with the risk of hypertension in a Spanish cohort
    Alvaro Alonso
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, University Clinic, School of Medicine, University of Navarra, Pamplona, Spain
    Arch Med Res 37:778-86. 2006
    ..Some cross-sectional studies suggest that fiber and protein intake can be associated with lower levels of blood pressure, but results from prospective cohorts are scarce and none has been conducted outside the U.S...
  45. ncbi Association of increased fibrinogen concentration with impaired activation of anticoagulant protein C
    N Diez
    Department of Haematology, Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Laboratory of Thrombosis and Haemostasis, Clinica Universitaria School of Medicine, Centre for Applied Medical Research, Pamplona, Spain
    J Thromb Haemost 4:398-402. 2006
    ..This would help to explain the association between high levels of fibrinogen and an increased thrombotic risk...
  46. doi Costs of Mediterranean and western dietary patterns in a Spanish cohort and their relationship with prospective weight change
    C N Lopez
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, University of Navarra, Pamplona, Navarra, Spain
    J Epidemiol Community Health 63:920-7. 2009
    ..There is a scarcity of studies evaluating the relationship between food costs and adherence to different food patterns and obesity...
  47. pmc Observational studies analyzed like randomized experiments: an application to postmenopausal hormone therapy and coronary heart disease
    Miguel A Hernán
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Epidemiology 19:766-79. 2008
    ..Observational studies had previously suggested reduced CHD risk in hormone users...
  48. pmc A comparison of information on motor vehicle crashes as reported by written or telephone interviews
    A Alonso
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, School of Medicine, University of Navarra, Pamplona, Spain
    Inj Prev 12:117-20. 2006
    ..To compare information about traffic crash injuries and kilometers driven reported in a written questionnaire with information reported in a telephone interview...
  49. ncbi Association of increased erythrocyte Na+/H+ exchanger with renal Na+ retention in patients with essential hypertension
    J Diez
    Department of Internal Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Navarra, Pamplona, Spain
    Am J Hypertens 8:124-32. 1995
    ..01)...
  50. ncbi Tetanus vaccination and risk of multiple sclerosis: a systematic review
    Miguel A Hernán
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Neurology 67:212-5. 2006
    ..To conduct a systematic review on the association between tetanus vaccination and the risk of multiple sclerosis (MS)...
  51. ncbi Olive oil consumption and reduced incidence of hypertension: the SUN study
    Alvaro Alonso
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, School of Medicine, University of Navarra, 31008 Pamplona, Spain
    Lipids 39:1233-8. 2004
    ..The lack of association observed among women might be attributed to the overall lower incidence of hypertension found among females and the resulting lower statistical power...
  52. pmc Common variants in KCNN3 are associated with lone atrial fibrillation
    Patrick T Ellinor
    1 Cardiovascular Research Center, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA 2 Cardiac Arrhythmia Service, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA 3 Center for Human Genetic Research, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA 4 These authors contributed equally to this work
    Nat Genet 42:240-4. 2010
    ..52, 95% CI 1.40-1.64; P = 1.83 x 10(-21)). rs13376333 is intronic to KCNN3, which encodes a potassium channel protein involved in atrial repolarization...
  53. doi Cigarette smoking and dementia: potential selection bias in the elderly
    Miguel A Hernán
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Epidemiology 19:448-50. 2008
    ..We conjecture that selection bias due to censoring by death may be the main explanation for the reversal of the relative rate with increasing age...
  54. ncbi Monounsaturated fatty acids, olive oil and blood pressure: epidemiological, clinical and experimental evidence
    Alvaro Alonso
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, School of Medicine, University of Navarra, Irunlarrea 1, ES 31008 Pamplona, Spain
    Public Health Nutr 9:251-7. 2006
    ....
  55. ncbi Autoantibodies against the endothelial receptor of protein C are associated with acute myocardial infarction in young women
    R Montes
    Haematology Department and the Division of Cardiovascular Pathophysiology, Laboratory of Thrombosis and Haemostasis, Clinica Universitaria School of Medicine, Applied Medical Research Centre, Pamplona, Spain
    J Thromb Haemost 3:1454-8. 2005
    ..Endothelial protein C receptor (EPCR) is largely present at the endothelial surface of large arteries. No studies about association of anti-EPCR autoantibodies (anti-EPCR) with AMI are available...
  56. ncbi Uncorrected tetralogy of Fallot in an 86-year-old patient
    Alvaro Alonso
    Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Cardiovascular Imaging and Hemodynamic Laboratory, Tufts New England Medical Center, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    Am J Geriatr Cardiol 16:38-41. 2007
    ..After a systematic literature search, the authors believe this case represents the oldest reported patient with the diagnosis of uncorrected tetralogy of Fallot and serves as an example of a well-balanced congenital shunt...
  57. ncbi What is protective in the Mediterranean diet?
    Miguel Angel Martinez-Gonzalez
    Atherosclerosis 166:405-7. 2003
  58. ncbi Re: "Fish and shellfish consumption in relation to death from myocardial infarction among men in Shanghai, China"
    Alvaro Alonso
    Am J Epidemiol 157:85; author reply 85-6. 2003
  59. ncbi Representativeness, losses to follow-up and validity in cohort studies
    Alvaro Alonso
    Eur J Epidemiol 22:481-2. 2007
  60. ncbi Chocolate consumption and incidence of hypertension
    Alvaro Alonso
    Hypertension 46:e21-2; author reply e22. 2005
  61. ncbi [Fish omega-3 fatty acids and risk of coronary heart disease]
    Alvaro Alonso
    Unidad de Epidemiología y Salud Pública Facultad de Medicina Universidad de Navarra Pamplona Spain
    Med Clin (Barc) 121:28-35. 2003
    ..Recently published studies have shown that mercury intake, present in high concentrations in fish, could counteract the beneficial effect from fish consumption...
  62. ncbi Multimetric assessment of nutrient enrichment in impounded rivers based on benthic macroinvertebrates
    Julio A Camargo
    Departamento de Ecologia, Facultad de Biologia, Universidad de Alcala, Alcala de Henares 28871, Madrid, Spain
    Environ Monit Assess 96:233-49. 2004
    ..Overall it is concluded that the multimetric approach may be a useful technique for the biological assessment of nutrient enrichment in fluvial ecosystems, particularly in upper reaches of siliceous rivers...
  63. ncbi Strategies in HIV prevention: the A-B-C approach
    Alvaro Alonso
    Lancet 364:1033. 2004
  64. ncbi Nitrate toxicity to aquatic animals: a review with new data for freshwater invertebrates
    Julio A Camargo
    Departamento Interuniversitario de Ecología, Edificio de Ciencias, Universidad de Alcala, E 28871 Alcala de Henares, Madrid, Spain
    Chemosphere 58:1255-67. 2005
    ..However, early developmental stages of some marine invertebrates, that are well adapted to low nitrate concentrations, may be so susceptible to nitrate as sensitive freshwater invertebrates...
  65. ncbi Toxicity of nitrite to three species of freshwater invertebrates
    Alvaro Alonso
    Departamento de Ecologia, Facultad de Ciencias, Universidad de Alcala, 28871 Alcala de Henares Madrid, Spain
    Environ Toxicol 21:90-4. 2006
    ..The obtained results were compared with the reported nitrite data for other freshwater invertebrates. This study may contribute to a more appropriate assessment of the ecological risk of this compound in freshwater ecosystems...
  66. ncbi Eutrophication downstream from small reservoirs in mountain rivers of Central Spain
    Julio A Camargo
    Departamento de Ecologia, Facultad de Biologia, Universidad de Alcala, E 28871 Alcalá de Henares Madrid, Spain
    Water Res 39:3376-84. 2005
    ..Nutrients would ultimately come from land/forest runoff. The fact that terrestrial vegetation was not completely removed before filling reservoirs could also contribute to the eutrophication process...
  67. ncbi Mediterranean diet, lifestyle factors, and mortality
    Alvaro Alonso
    JAMA 293:674; author reply 674-5. 2005
  68. ncbi Geographic differences in the incidence of cytogenetic abnormalities of acute myelogenous leukemia (AML) in Spain
    Magdalena Sierra
    Servicio de Hematologia, Hospital Universitario de Salamanca, Paseo San Vicente 58 182, 37007 Salamanca, Spain
    Leuk Res 30:943-8. 2006
    ..04). Other chromosomal abnormalities, such as inv(16) or 11q23 rearrangements, were found at similar frequencies in the three regions...
  69. ncbi [Role of tobacco use on the incidence of depression in the SUN cohort study]
    Almudena Sanchez-Villegas
    Departamento de Ciencias Clinicas, Universidad de Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Las Palmas, Spain
    Med Clin (Barc) 130:405-9. 2008
    ..Our objective was to prospectively assess the association between smoking habit and depression incidence in the SUN (Seguimiento Universidad de Navarra) cohort...