Kashif Shafique

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Affiliation: University of Glasgow
Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc Areca nut chewing and metabolic syndrome: evidence of a harmful relationship
    Kashif Shafique
    Department of Community Medicine, Dow University of Health Sciences, Karachi, Pakistan
    Nutr J 12:67. 2013
  2. pmc Socio-economic inequalities in survival of patients with prostate cancer: role of age and Gleason grade at diagnosis
    Kashif Shafique
    Institute of Health and Wellbeing, College of Medical, Veterinary and Life Sciences, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 8:e56184. 2013
  3. pmc Hepatitis B and C prevalence among the high risk groups of Pakistani population. A cross sectional study
    Abdul Rauf Memon
    Institute of Health and Wellbeing, Public Health, University of Glasgow, 1 Lilybank Gardens, Glasgow, G12 8RZ, UK
    Arch Public Health 70:9. 2012
  4. pmc The impact of socio-economic circumstances on overall and grade-specific prostate cancer incidence: a population-based study
    K Shafique
    Public Health, Institute of Health and Wellbeing, College of Medical, Veterinary and Life Sciences, University of Glasgow, 1 Lilybank Gardens, Glasgow G12 8RZ, UK
    Br J Cancer 107:575-82. 2012
  5. pmc Coffee consumption and prostate cancer risk: further evidence for inverse relationship
    Kashif Shafique
    Institute of Health and Wellbeing, College of Medical, Veterinary and Life Sciences, Public Health, University of Glasgow, 1 Lilybank Gardens, Glasgow G12 8RZ, UK
    Nutr J 11:42. 2012
  6. pmc Areca nut chewing and systemic inflammation: evidence of a common pathway for systemic diseases
    Kashif Shafique
    Institute of Health and Wellbeing, Public Health, 1 Lilybank Gardens, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, G12 8RZ, UK
    J Inflamm (Lond) 9:22. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Systemic inflammation and survival of patients with prostate cancer: evidence from the Glasgow Inflammation Outcome Study
    K Shafique
    Academic Unit of Public Health, Centre for Population and Health Sciences, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK
    Prostate Cancer Prostatic Dis 15:195-201. 2012
  8. pmc Neutrophil lymphocyte ratio as a measure of systemic inflammation in prevalent chronic diseases in Asian population
    Fauzia Imtiaz
    Institute of Basic Medical Sciences, Dow International Medical College, Dow University of Health Sciences, Karachi, Pakistan
    Int Arch Med 5:2. 2012
  9. pmc Cholesterol and the risk of grade-specific prostate cancer incidence: evidence from two large prospective cohort studies with up to 37 years' follow up
    Kashif Shafique
    Institute of Health and Wellbeing, Public Health, University of Glasgow, 1 Lilybank Gardens, Glasgow G12 8RZ, UK
    BMC Cancer 12:25. 2012
  10. doi request reprint Tea consumption and the risk of overall and grade specific prostate cancer: a large prospective cohort study of Scottish men
    Kashif Shafique
    a Institute of Health and Wellbeing, Public Health, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK
    Nutr Cancer 64:790-7. 2012

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Publications17

  1. pmc Areca nut chewing and metabolic syndrome: evidence of a harmful relationship
    Kashif Shafique
    Department of Community Medicine, Dow University of Health Sciences, Karachi, Pakistan
    Nutr J 12:67. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the relationship of raw areca nut and areca nut chewing with tobacco additives and metabolic syndrome...
  2. pmc Socio-economic inequalities in survival of patients with prostate cancer: role of age and Gleason grade at diagnosis
    Kashif Shafique
    Institute of Health and Wellbeing, College of Medical, Veterinary and Life Sciences, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 8:e56184. 2013
    ..Further research is needed to understand whether differences in comorbidities or treatment explain inequalities in prostate cancer outcomes...
  3. pmc Hepatitis B and C prevalence among the high risk groups of Pakistani population. A cross sectional study
    Abdul Rauf Memon
    Institute of Health and Wellbeing, Public Health, University of Glasgow, 1 Lilybank Gardens, Glasgow, G12 8RZ, UK
    Arch Public Health 70:9. 2012
    ..abstract:..
  4. pmc The impact of socio-economic circumstances on overall and grade-specific prostate cancer incidence: a population-based study
    K Shafique
    Public Health, Institute of Health and Wellbeing, College of Medical, Veterinary and Life Sciences, University of Glasgow, 1 Lilybank Gardens, Glasgow G12 8RZ, UK
    Br J Cancer 107:575-82. 2012
    ..If the observed increasing incidence of prostate cancer and higher incidence in more affluent men are due to differences in diagnostic sensitivity, an excess of asymptomatic low-grade tumours might be expected...
  5. pmc Coffee consumption and prostate cancer risk: further evidence for inverse relationship
    Kashif Shafique
    Institute of Health and Wellbeing, College of Medical, Veterinary and Life Sciences, Public Health, University of Glasgow, 1 Lilybank Gardens, Glasgow G12 8RZ, UK
    Nutr J 11:42. 2012
    ..Therefore, we conducted a prospective study to examine the relationship between coffee intake and overall as well as grade-specific PC risk...
  6. pmc Areca nut chewing and systemic inflammation: evidence of a common pathway for systemic diseases
    Kashif Shafique
    Institute of Health and Wellbeing, Public Health, 1 Lilybank Gardens, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, G12 8RZ, UK
    J Inflamm (Lond) 9:22. 2012
    ..abstract:..
  7. doi request reprint Systemic inflammation and survival of patients with prostate cancer: evidence from the Glasgow Inflammation Outcome Study
    K Shafique
    Academic Unit of Public Health, Centre for Population and Health Sciences, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK
    Prostate Cancer Prostatic Dis 15:195-201. 2012
    ..We therefore investigated the role of inflammation-based prognostic scores, the modified Glasgow Prognostic Score (mGPS) and neutrophil lymphocyte ratio (NLR), and their associations with Gleason grade in patients with prostate cancer...
  8. pmc Neutrophil lymphocyte ratio as a measure of systemic inflammation in prevalent chronic diseases in Asian population
    Fauzia Imtiaz
    Institute of Basic Medical Sciences, Dow International Medical College, Dow University of Health Sciences, Karachi, Pakistan
    Int Arch Med 5:2. 2012
    ..abstract:..
  9. pmc Cholesterol and the risk of grade-specific prostate cancer incidence: evidence from two large prospective cohort studies with up to 37 years' follow up
    Kashif Shafique
    Institute of Health and Wellbeing, Public Health, University of Glasgow, 1 Lilybank Gardens, Glasgow G12 8RZ, UK
    BMC Cancer 12:25. 2012
    ..High cholesterol may be a modifiable risk factor for prostate cancer but results have been inconsistent and subject to potential "reverse causality" where undetected disease modifies cholesterol prior to diagnosis...
  10. doi request reprint Tea consumption and the risk of overall and grade specific prostate cancer: a large prospective cohort study of Scottish men
    Kashif Shafique
    a Institute of Health and Wellbeing, Public Health, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK
    Nutr Cancer 64:790-7. 2012
    ..Men with higher intake of tea are at greater risk of developing prostate cancer, but there is no association with more aggressive disease. Further research is needed to determine the underlying biological mechanisms for the association...
  11. pmc Water-pipe smoking and metabolic syndrome: a population-based study
    Kashif Shafique
    Institute of Basic Medical Sciences, Dow University of Health Sciences, Karachi, Pakistan
    PLoS ONE 7:e39734. 2012
    ..93, 95% CI 1.52-2.45). However, there were no significant differences in HDL level between WP smokers and non-smokers. This study suggests that WP smoking has a significant positive (harmful) relationship with MetS and its components...
  12. ncbi request reprint Anti-smoking initiatives and current smoking among 19,643 adolescents in South Asia: findings from the Global Youth Tobacco Survey
    Saadiyah Rao
    School of Public Health, Dow University of Health Sciences, Karachi 74200, Pakistan
    Harm Reduct J 11:8. 2014
    ..Therefore, it is important to identify the association between anti-smoking initiatives and current smoking status in order to design effective interventions to curtail the smoking epidemic in this region...
  13. pmc Areca nut chewing and dependency syndrome: is the dependence comparable to smoking? a cross sectional study
    Saira S Mirza
    Department of Physiology, Institute of Basic Medical Sciences, Dow University of Health Sciences, Karachi, Pakistan
    Subst Abuse Treat Prev Policy 6:23. 2011
    ..Therefore, the objective of this study was to investigate dependency syndrome among areca nut users with and without tobacco additives and compare it with dependency associated with cigarette smoking among the male Pakistani population...
  14. ncbi request reprint Knowledge, attitude and practices regarding HIV/AIDS among adult fishermen in coastal areas of Karachi
    Mubashir Zafar
    School of Public Health, Dow University of Health Sciences, Karachi, Pakistan
    BMC Public Health 14:437. 2014
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the knowledge, attitude and practices regarding HIV/AIDS among adult fishermen in a coastal area of Karachi, Pakistan...
  15. ncbi request reprint Health professional students' perceptions regarding their role in tobacco control: findings from the Global Health Professional Students Survey, Pakistan, 2011
    Syeda Kanwal Aslam
    School of Public Health, Dow University of Health Sciences, Ojha Campus, SUPARCO road, Gulzar e Hijri, Karachi, Pakistan
    Subst Abuse Treat Prev Policy 9:25. 2014
    ..Thus, the aim of our study was to find out the perceptions of Pakistani HP students regarding their future role in tobacco control, and examine factors associated with negative perceptions...
  16. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and determinants of susceptibility to cigarette smoking among school students in Pakistan: secondary analysis of Global Youth Tobacco Survey
    Syeda Kanwal Aslam
    School of Public Health, Dow University of Health Sciences, Ojha Campus, SUPARCO road, Gulzar e Hijri, Karachi, Pakistan
    Subst Abuse Treat Prev Policy 9:10. 2014
    ..The aims of this study are to estimate prevalence of susceptibility to smoke among adolescents, and identify factors associated with it...