Saverio Stranges

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Affiliation: University of Warwick
Country: UK

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Cardiovascular disease prevention in women: a rapidly evolving scenario
    S Stranges
    Division of Health Sciences, University of Warwick Medical School, Medical School Building, Gibbet Hill Campus, Coventry CV4 7AL, United Kingdom
    Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis 22:1013-8. 2012
  2. pmc Sleep problems: an emerging global epidemic? Findings from the INDEPTH WHO-SAGE study among more than 40,000 older adults from 8 countries across Africa and Asia
    Saverio Stranges
    Division of Health Sciences, University of Warwick Medical School, Coventry, UK
    Sleep 35:1173-81. 2012
  3. pmc Urinary estrogen metabolites and prostate cancer: a case-control study and meta-analysis
    Maddalena Barba
    Department of Epidemiology, National Cancer Institute Regina Elena, Rome, Italy
    J Exp Clin Cancer Res 28:135. 2009
  4. pmc A prospective study of dietary selenium intake and risk of type 2 diabetes
    Saverio Stranges
    Health Sciences Research Institute, University of Warwick Medical School, Coventry, UK
    BMC Public Health 10:564. 2010
  5. ncbi request reprint Effects of long-term selenium supplementation on the incidence of type 2 diabetes: a randomized trial
    Saverio Stranges
    State University of New York at Buffalo and Cancer Prevention and Population Sciences, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Buffalo, New York, USA
    Ann Intern Med 147:217-23. 2007
  6. doi request reprint A population-based study of reduced sleep duration and hypertension: the strongest association may be in premenopausal women
    Saverio Stranges
    Health Sciences Research Institute, University of Warwick Medical School, Coventry, United Kingdom
    J Hypertens 28:896-902. 2010
  7. pmc Selenium status and blood lipids: the cardiovascular risk in Young Finns study
    S Stranges
    Health Sciences Research Institute, University of Warwick Medical School, Coventry, UK
    J Intern Med 270:469-77. 2011
  8. pmc Oxidation, type 2 diabetes, and coronary heart disease: a complex interaction: findings from a population-based study
    Saverio Stranges
    Cardiovascular Medicine and Epidemiology Group, Clinical Sciences Research Institute, University of Warwick Medical School, Coventry, UK
    Diabetes Care 31:1864-6. 2008
  9. doi request reprint Associations of selenium status with cardiometabolic risk factors: an 8-year follow-up analysis of the Olivetti Heart study
    Saverio Stranges
    Health Sciences Research Institute, University of Warwick Medical School, Coventry, UK
    Atherosclerosis 217:274-8. 2011
  10. doi request reprint Selenium status and cardiometabolic health: state of the evidence
    S Stranges
    Health Sciences Research Institute, University of Warwick Medical School, Coventry, UK
    Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis 20:754-60. 2010

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  1. doi request reprint Cardiovascular disease prevention in women: a rapidly evolving scenario
    S Stranges
    Division of Health Sciences, University of Warwick Medical School, Medical School Building, Gibbet Hill Campus, Coventry CV4 7AL, United Kingdom
    Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis 22:1013-8. 2012
    ....
  2. pmc Sleep problems: an emerging global epidemic? Findings from the INDEPTH WHO-SAGE study among more than 40,000 older adults from 8 countries across Africa and Asia
    Saverio Stranges
    Division of Health Sciences, University of Warwick Medical School, Coventry, UK
    Sleep 35:1173-81. 2012
    ..To estimate the prevalence of sleep problems and the effect of potential correlates in low-income settings from Africa and Asia, where the evidence is lacking...
  3. pmc Urinary estrogen metabolites and prostate cancer: a case-control study and meta-analysis
    Maddalena Barba
    Department of Epidemiology, National Cancer Institute Regina Elena, Rome, Italy
    J Exp Clin Cancer Res 28:135. 2009
    ..To investigate prostate cancer (Pca) risk in relation to estrogen metabolism, expressed as urinary 2-hydroxyestrone (2-OHE1), 16alpha-hydroxyestrone (16alpha-OHE1) and 2-OHE1 to 16alpha-OHE1 ratio...
  4. pmc A prospective study of dietary selenium intake and risk of type 2 diabetes
    Saverio Stranges
    Health Sciences Research Institute, University of Warwick Medical School, Coventry, UK
    BMC Public Health 10:564. 2010
    ..This study examined the prospective association between dietary selenium intake and risk of type 2 diabetes...
  5. ncbi request reprint Effects of long-term selenium supplementation on the incidence of type 2 diabetes: a randomized trial
    Saverio Stranges
    State University of New York at Buffalo and Cancer Prevention and Population Sciences, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Buffalo, New York, USA
    Ann Intern Med 147:217-23. 2007
    ..Findings from animal models suggest that selenium supplementation improves glucose metabolism...
  6. doi request reprint A population-based study of reduced sleep duration and hypertension: the strongest association may be in premenopausal women
    Saverio Stranges
    Health Sciences Research Institute, University of Warwick Medical School, Coventry, United Kingdom
    J Hypertens 28:896-902. 2010
    ..We therefore examined cross-sectional sex-specific associations of sleep duration with hypertension in a large population-based sample from the Western New York Health Study (1996<2001)...
  7. pmc Selenium status and blood lipids: the cardiovascular risk in Young Finns study
    S Stranges
    Health Sciences Research Institute, University of Warwick Medical School, Coventry, UK
    J Intern Med 270:469-77. 2011
    ..However, most of the evidence comes from selenium-replete populations such as that of the United States...
  8. pmc Oxidation, type 2 diabetes, and coronary heart disease: a complex interaction: findings from a population-based study
    Saverio Stranges
    Cardiovascular Medicine and Epidemiology Group, Clinical Sciences Research Institute, University of Warwick Medical School, Coventry, UK
    Diabetes Care 31:1864-6. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to analyze the interrelationship among oxidation, myocardial infarction (MI), and type 2 diabetes in a population-based case-control study of MI...
  9. doi request reprint Associations of selenium status with cardiometabolic risk factors: an 8-year follow-up analysis of the Olivetti Heart study
    Saverio Stranges
    Health Sciences Research Institute, University of Warwick Medical School, Coventry, UK
    Atherosclerosis 217:274-8. 2011
    ..We therefore examined cross-sectional and prospective relationships of serum selenium concentrations with cardiometabolic risk factors including blood pressure, diabetes and blood lipids in the Olivetti Heart Study...
  10. doi request reprint Selenium status and cardiometabolic health: state of the evidence
    S Stranges
    Health Sciences Research Institute, University of Warwick Medical School, Coventry, UK
    Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis 20:754-60. 2010
    ....
  11. pmc Correlates of short and long sleep duration: a cross-cultural comparison between the United Kingdom and the United States: the Whitehall II Study and the Western New York Health Study
    Saverio Stranges
    Cardiovascular Medicine and Epidemiology Group, Clinical Sciences Research Institute, University of Warwick Medical School, University Hospital Warwickshire and Coventry Campus, Clifford Bridge Road, Coventry, United Kingdom
    Am J Epidemiol 168:1353-64. 2008
    ..97 (95% CI: 0.95, 0.99)). Being unmarried, being overweight, and having poor general health are associated with short sleep and may contribute to observed disease associations. Long sleep may represent an epiphenomenon of comorbidity...
  12. pmc Higher selenium status is associated with adverse blood lipid profile in British adults
    Saverio Stranges
    Health Sciences Research Institute, University of Warwick Medical School, Coventry CV47AL, UK
    J Nutr 140:81-7. 2010
    ..Randomized and mechanistic evidence is necessary to assess causality and to evaluate the impact of this association on cardiovascular risk...
  13. ncbi request reprint Lifetime cumulative exposure to secondhand smoke and risk of myocardial infarction in never smokers: results from the Western New York health study, 1995-2001
    Saverio Stranges
    Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, School of Public Health and Health Professions, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY, USA
    Arch Intern Med 166:1961-7. 2006
    ..Therefore, we sought to test the association between lifetime cumulative exposure to SHS and risk of myocardial infarction (MI) (as an indication of CHD) among never smokers...
  14. pmc Cross-sectional versus prospective associations of sleep duration with changes in relative weight and body fat distribution: the Whitehall II Study
    Saverio Stranges
    Cardiovascular Medicine and Epidemiology Group, Clinical Sciences Research Institute, University of Warwick Medical School, Coventry, England
    Am J Epidemiol 167:321-9. 2008
    ..23, 1.12), nor with the incidence of obesity (odds ratio(adjusted) = 1.05, 95% CI: 0.60, 1.82). There is no temporal relation between short duration of sleep and future changes in measures of body weight and central adiposity...
  15. pmc Gender-specific associations of short sleep duration with prevalent and incident hypertension: the Whitehall II Study
    Francesco P Cappuccio
    Clinical Sciences Research Institute, Warwick Medical School, Coventry, United Kingdom
    Hypertension 50:693-700. 2007
    ..42 [95% CI: 0.94 to 2.16]; odds ratio: 1.31 [95% CI: 0.65 to 2.63], respectively). Sleep deprivation may produce detrimental cardiovascular effects among women...
  16. doi request reprint Additional contribution of emerging risk factors to the prediction of the risk of type 2 diabetes: evidence from the Western New York Study
    Saverio Stranges
    Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, The State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, New York, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 16:1370-6. 2008
    ..To examine whether several biomarkers of endothelial function and inflammation improve prediction of type 2 diabetes over 5.9 years of follow-up, independent of traditional risk factors...
  17. ncbi request reprint Differential effects of alcohol drinking pattern on liver enzymes in men and women
    Saverio Stranges
    Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, School of Public Health and Health Professions, State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, New York 14214, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 28:949-56. 2004
    ..g., drinking frequency during the week and in relation to food consumption)...
  18. ncbi request reprint Effects of selenium supplementation on cardiovascular disease incidence and mortality: secondary analyses in a randomized clinical trial
    Saverio Stranges
    Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY 14214, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 163:694-9. 2006
    ..These findings indicate no overall effect of selenium supplementation on the primary prevention of cardiovascular disease in this population...
  19. doi request reprint Estimating EQ-5D utility values for major health behavioural risk factors in England
    Hendramoorthy Maheswaran
    Division of Health Sciences, University of Warwick Medical School, Coventry, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 67:172-80. 2013
    ..However, little is known about their impact on preference-based measures of health-related quality of life commonly used to inform economic evaluations...
  20. pmc Greater hepatic vulnerability after alcohol intake in African Americans compared with Caucasians: a population-based study
    Saverio Stranges
    Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, School of Public Health and Health Professions, State University of New York at Buffalo, Farber Hall, Room 252 B, 3435 Main St, Buffalo, NY 14214, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 96:1185-92. 2004
    ....
  21. pmc Body fat distribution, liver enzymes, and risk of hypertension: evidence from the Western New York Study
    Saverio Stranges
    Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, State University of New York at Buffalo, NY 14214, USA
    Hypertension 46:1186-93. 2005
    ....
  22. ncbi request reprint Green and black tea for the primary prevention of cardiovascular disease
    Louise Hartley
    Division of Health Sciences, Warwick Medical School, University of Warwick, Coventry, UK
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 6:CD009934. 2013
    ..There is increasing evidence that both green and black tea are beneficial for cardiovascular disease (CVD) prevention...
  23. ncbi request reprint Relationship of alcohol drinking pattern to risk of hypertension: a population-based study
    Saverio Stranges
    Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, School of Public Health and Health Professions, State University of New York at Buffalo, 3435 Main St, Farber Hall, Room 252 B, Buffalo, NY 14214, USA
    Hypertension 44:813-9. 2004
    ..In conclusion, drinking outside meals appears to have a significant effect on hypertension risk independent of the amount of alcohol consumed...
  24. doi request reprint Geographic variation of hypertension in sub-saharan Africa: a case study of South Africa
    Ngianga Bakwin Kandala
    Division of Health Sciences, University of Warwick Medical School, Coventry, UK
    Am J Hypertens 26:382-91. 2013
    ..We examined the geographic variation of hypertension at the province level in South Africa, while accounting for individual-level risk factors such as sociodemographics, lifestyle, and cardiovascular comorbidities...
  25. ncbi request reprint 'Mediterranean' dietary pattern for the primary prevention of cardiovascular disease
    Karen Rees
    Division of Health Sciences, Warwick Medical School, University of Warwick, Coventry, UK, CV4 7AL
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 8:CD009825. 2013
    ..Later observational studies have confirmed the benefits of adherence to a Mediterranean dietary pattern on CVD risk factors. Clinical trial evidence is limited, and is mostly in secondary prevention...
  26. pmc Meta-analysis of short sleep duration and obesity in children and adults
    Francesco P Cappuccio
    Clinical Sciences Research Institute, University of Warwick Medical School, Coventry, UK
    Sleep 31:619-26. 2008
    ..Recent epidemiological studies suggest that short sleep duration may be associated with the development of obesity from childhood to adulthood...
  27. ncbi request reprint Alcohol drinking pattern and subjective health in a population-based study
    Saverio Stranges
    Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, School of Public Health and Health Professions, State University of New York at Buffalo, 3435 Main Street, Buffalo, NY 14214, USA
    Addiction 101:1265-76. 2006
    ..e. drinking intensity and frequency, frequency of intoxication, drinking outside of meals, and beverage type) and subjective health was examined in a random sample of 3586 women and men...
  28. ncbi request reprint Sex differences in endothelial function markers before conversion to pre-diabetes: does the clock start ticking earlier among women? The Western New York Study
    Richard P Donahue
    Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, School of Public Health and Health Professions, State University of New York at Buffalo, 35 Main Street, Buffalo, NY 14214, USA
    Diabetes Care 30:354-9. 2007
    ....
  29. ncbi request reprint Elevated cystatin C concentration and progression to pre-diabetes: the Western New York study
    Richard P Donahue
    Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, School of Public Health and Health Professions, State University of New York at Buffalo, 3435 Main St, Farber Hall, Room 268 F, Buffalo, NY 14214, USA
    Diabetes Care 30:1724-9. 2007
    ..We conducted a nested case-control investigation to examine whether elevated baseline concentrations of cystatin C predicted progression from normoglycemia to pre-diabetes over 6 years of follow-up from the Western New York Health Study...
  30. ncbi request reprint Increased consumption of fruit and vegetables for the primary prevention of cardiovascular diseases
    Louise Hartley
    Division of Health Sciences, Warwick Medical School, University of Warwick, Coventry, UK
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 6:CD009874. 2013
    ..There is increasing evidence that high consumption of fruit and vegetables is beneficial for cardiovascular disease (CVD) prevention...
  31. ncbi request reprint Selenium supplementation for the primary prevention of cardiovascular disease
    Karen Rees
    Division of Health Sciences, Warwick Medical School, University of Warwick, Coventry, UK
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 1:CD009671. 2013
    ..However, observational studies have shown inconsistent associations between selenium intake and CVD risk; in addition, there is concern around a possible increased risk of type 2 diabetes with high selenium exposure...
  32. pmc Dietary factors and type 2 diabetes in the Middle East: what is the evidence for an association?--a systematic review
    Lena Al-Khudairy
    Division of Health Sciences, Warwick Medical School, University of Warwick, Coventry CV4 7AL, UK
    Nutrients 5:3871-97. 2013
    ..The review draws attention to major gaps in current evidence and the need for well-designed studies in this area. ..
  33. ncbi request reprint Body fat distribution, relative weight, and liver enzyme levels: a population-based study
    Saverio Stranges
    Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, School of Public Health and Health Professions, Farber Hall Room 252 B, State University of New York at Buffalo, 3435 Main Street, Buffalo, NY 14214, USA
    Hepatology 39:754-63. 2004
    ..In conclusion, these findings support a role for central adiposity independent from BMI in predicting increased levels of hepatic enzymes, likely as a result of unrecognized fatty liver...
  34. pmc Short sleep duration is associated with the development of impaired fasting glucose: the Western New York Health Study
    Lisa Rafalson
    Department of Family Medicine, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, State University of New York, Buffalo, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 20:883-9. 2010
    ..To examine whether sleep duration was associated with incident-impaired fasting glucose (IFG) over 6 years of follow-up in the Western New York Health Study...
  35. doi request reprint Is vitamin K consumption associated with cardio-metabolic disorders? A systematic review
    Karen Rees
    Health Sciences Research Institute, Warwick Medical School, University of Warwick, Coventry CV4 7AL, UK
    Maturitas 67:121-8. 2010
    ..None of the studies used biomarkers. Currently there is no evidence for an effect of vitamin K1, but results for vitamin K2 look promising. Further prospective studies are required to confirm these findings...
  36. ncbi request reprint Perinatal exposures and breast cancer risk in the Western New York Exposures and Breast Cancer (WEB) Study
    Maddalena Barba
    Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, School of Public Health and Health Professions, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 17:395-401. 2006
    ..There is increasing evidence that early life exposures, such as birth weight, infant feeding practices, birth rank and maternal age at delivery may play a role in breast carcinogenesis...
  37. ncbi request reprint Long-term follow-up of psychological distress following earthquake experiences among working Italian males: a cross-sectional analysis
    Susan H Bland
    Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, School of Public Health and Health Professions, State University of New York at Buffalo, 3435 Main Street, Buffalo, NY 14214 3079, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 193:420-3. 2005
    ..Additionally, social network disruptions following 1983 to 1984 evacuation were associated with greater distress (not all measures). These findings suggest that psychological distress from natural disasters may be very long lasting...
  38. doi request reprint Anthropometric indices and selenium status in British adults: the U.K. National Diet and Nutrition Survey
    Alexander Spina
    Division of Health Sciences, University of Warwick Medical School, Coventry CV4 7AL, UK
    Free Radic Biol Med 65:1315-21. 2013
    ..The findings suggest associations between low whole-blood GPx activity and higher measures of general and central adiposity. Further experimental and randomized studies are needed to deduce the mechanisms and infer causality...
  39. ncbi request reprint Spatial analysis of risk factors for childhood morbidity in Nigeria
    Ngianga Bakwin Kandala
    Clinical Sciences Research Institute, Warwick Medical School, Coventry, United Kingdom
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 77:770-9. 2007
    ..Our maps are a novel and relevant tool to help local governments to improve health-care interventions and achieve Millennium Development Goals (MDG4)...
  40. pmc Children under pressure: an underestimated burden?
    Saverio Stranges
    Clinical Sciences Research Institute, Warwick Medical School, Coventry, UK
    Arch Dis Child 92:288-90. 2007
  41. doi request reprint Levels of vitamin D and cardiometabolic disorders: systematic review and meta-analysis
    Johanna Parker
    Health Sciences Research Institute, Warwick Medical School, University of Warwick, Coventry CV4 7AL, United Kingdom
    Maturitas 65:225-36. 2010
    ..If the relationship proves to be causal, interventions targeting vitamin D deficiency in adult populations could potentially slow the current epidemics of cardiometabolic disorders...
  42. pmc Genome-wide linkage analysis of age at onset of alcohol dependence: a comparison between microsatellites and single-nucleotide polymorphisms
    Bamidele O Tayo
    Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, New York, USA
    BMC Genet 6:S12. 2005
    ....
  43. ncbi request reprint Geographic Variation of Overweight and Obesity among Women in Nigeria: A Case for Nutritional Transition in Sub-Saharan Africa
    Ngianga Bakwin Kandala
    Division of Health Sciences, University of Warwick Medical School, Coventry, United Kingdom Epidemiology and Biostatistics Division, School of Public Health, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa University of Oxford, KEMRI University of Oxford Wellcome Trust Collaborative Programme, Malaria Public Health and Epidemiology Group, Centre for Geographic Medicine, Nairobi, Kenya
    PLoS ONE 9:e101103. 2014
    ..This study aimed to examine the geographic variation of overweight and obesity prevalence at the state-level among women in Nigeria, while accounting for individual-level risk factors...
  44. pmc Association of lifetime alcohol drinking trajectories with cardiometabolic risk
    Amy Z Fan
    Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation, Prevention Research Center, 1995 University Avenue, Suite 450, Berkeley, California 94704, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 93:154-61. 2008
    ..Prevalence of the MetS and its individual components, including obesity, high triglycerides, low high-density lipoprotein cholesterol, elevated blood pressure, and high fasting glucose, were the main outcomes...
  45. pmc Serum selenium and serum lipids in US adults
    Joachim Bleys
    Departments of Epidemiology and Medicine, The Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology, and Clinical Research, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD, Madrid, Spain
    Am J Clin Nutr 88:416-23. 2008
    ..However, the effects of selenium intake on the lipid profile in selenium-replete populations, such as the United States, are largely unknown...
  46. ncbi request reprint Age- and sex-related utilisation of cardiac procedures and interventions: a multicentric study in Italy
    Antonio Boccia
    University of Rome La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
    Int J Cardiol 101:179-84. 2005
    ..The aim of the study was to investigate the influence of age and sex of patient on the utilisation of cardiac procedure and interventions in Italy...
  47. ncbi request reprint Cholesterol lowering and mortality: a great success story!
    Maurizio Trevisan
    Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis 16:391-4. 2006
  48. doi request reprint Dietary iron and blood pressure
    Saverio Stranges
    BMJ 337:a547. 2008