Sylvia Wassertheil Smoller

Summary

Affiliation: Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Association between cardiovascular outcomes and antihypertensive drug treatment in older women
    Sylvia Wassertheil-Smoller
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
    JAMA 292:2849-59. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint Relation of low body mass to death and stroke in the systolic hypertension in the elderly program. The SHEP Cooperative Research Group
    S Wassertheil-Smoller
    Department of Epidemiology and Social Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
    Arch Intern Med 160:494-500. 2000
  3. ncbi request reprint Hypertension and its treatment in postmenopausal women: baseline data from the Women's Health Initiative
    S Wassertheil-Smoller
    Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY, USA
    Hypertension 36:780-9. 2000
  4. ncbi request reprint Effect of estrogen plus progestin on stroke in postmenopausal women: the Women's Health Initiative: a randomized trial
    Sylvia Wassertheil-Smoller
    Department of Epidemiology and Social Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
    JAMA 289:2673-84. 2003
  5. ncbi request reprint Depression and cardiovascular sequelae in postmenopausal women. The Women's Health Initiative (WHI)
    Sylvia Wassertheil-Smoller
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
    Arch Intern Med 164:289-98. 2004
  6. doi request reprint Lipoprotein-associated phospholipase A2, hormone use, and the risk of ischemic stroke in postmenopausal women
    Sylvia Wassertheil-Smoller
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
    Hypertension 51:1115-22. 2008
  7. pmc Inflammation and hemostasis biomarkers for predicting stroke in postmenopausal women: the Women's Health Initiative Observational Study
    Robert C Kaplan
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York 10461, USA
    J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis 17:344-55. 2008
  8. pmc High-molecular-weight adiponectin and incident ischemic stroke in postmenopausal women: a Women's Health Initiative Study
    Alexandra D Ogorodnikova
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
    Stroke 41:1376-81. 2010
  9. pmc Insulin, insulin-like growth factor-I, and risk of breast cancer in postmenopausal women
    Marc J Gunter
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, 1300 Morris Park Ave, Bronx, New York, NY 10461, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 101:48-60. 2009
  10. doi request reprint Low-fat dietary pattern and risk of benign proliferative breast disease: a randomized, controlled dietary modification trial
    Thomas E Rohan
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, 1300 Morris Park Avenue, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
    Cancer Prev Res (Phila) 1:275-84. 2008

Research Grants

  1. Hormones and Biomarkers Predicting Stroke in Women
    Sylvia Wassertheil Smoller; Fiscal Year: 2005

Detail Information

Publications32

  1. ncbi request reprint Association between cardiovascular outcomes and antihypertensive drug treatment in older women
    Sylvia Wassertheil-Smoller
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
    JAMA 292:2849-59. 2004
    ..However, many patients with hypertension require treatment with more than 1 drug class to achieve blood pressure control. The relative benefits or risks of 2-drug-class combinations are not well known...
  2. ncbi request reprint Relation of low body mass to death and stroke in the systolic hypertension in the elderly program. The SHEP Cooperative Research Group
    S Wassertheil-Smoller
    Department of Epidemiology and Social Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
    Arch Intern Med 160:494-500. 2000
    ..There are scant data on the effect of body mass index (BMI) (calculated as weight in kilograms divided by the square of height in meters) on cardiovascular events and death in older patients with hypertension...
  3. ncbi request reprint Hypertension and its treatment in postmenopausal women: baseline data from the Women's Health Initiative
    S Wassertheil-Smoller
    Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY, USA
    Hypertension 36:780-9. 2000
    ..In conclusion, hypertension in older women is not being treated aggressively enough because a large proportion, especially those most at risk for stroke and heart disease by virtue of age, does not have sufficient blood pressure control...
  4. ncbi request reprint Effect of estrogen plus progestin on stroke in postmenopausal women: the Women's Health Initiative: a randomized trial
    Sylvia Wassertheil-Smoller
    Department of Epidemiology and Social Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
    JAMA 289:2673-84. 2003
    ..The Women's Health Initiative (WHI) trial of estrogen plus progestin was stopped early because of adverse effects, including an increased risk of stroke in the estrogen plus progestin group...
  5. ncbi request reprint Depression and cardiovascular sequelae in postmenopausal women. The Women's Health Initiative (WHI)
    Sylvia Wassertheil-Smoller
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
    Arch Intern Med 164:289-98. 2004
    ..We describe prevalence, cardiovascular correlates, and relationship to subsequent cardiovascular events of depressive symptoms among generally healthy postmenopausal women...
  6. doi request reprint Lipoprotein-associated phospholipase A2, hormone use, and the risk of ischemic stroke in postmenopausal women
    Sylvia Wassertheil-Smoller
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
    Hypertension 51:1115-22. 2008
    ....
  7. pmc Inflammation and hemostasis biomarkers for predicting stroke in postmenopausal women: the Women's Health Initiative Observational Study
    Robert C Kaplan
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York 10461, USA
    J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis 17:344-55. 2008
    ..Inflammatory and hemostasis-related biomarkers may identify women at risk of stroke...
  8. pmc High-molecular-weight adiponectin and incident ischemic stroke in postmenopausal women: a Women's Health Initiative Study
    Alexandra D Ogorodnikova
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
    Stroke 41:1376-81. 2010
    ..Although low levels of adiponectin are associated with coronary heart disease and cardiovascular disease risk factors, it is unclear whether adiponectin levels are related to the risk of developing ischemic stroke...
  9. pmc Insulin, insulin-like growth factor-I, and risk of breast cancer in postmenopausal women
    Marc J Gunter
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, 1300 Morris Park Ave, Bronx, New York, NY 10461, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 101:48-60. 2009
    ..However, no prospective studies have directly assessed associations between circulating levels of insulin and/or insulin-like growth factor (IGF)-I, a related hormone, and the risk of breast cancer independent of estrogen level...
  10. doi request reprint Low-fat dietary pattern and risk of benign proliferative breast disease: a randomized, controlled dietary modification trial
    Thomas E Rohan
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, 1300 Morris Park Avenue, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
    Cancer Prev Res (Phila) 1:275-84. 2008
    ..These results suggest that a modest reduction in fat intake and increase in fruit, vegetable, and grain intake do not alter the risk of benign proliferative breast disease...
  11. pmc Estrogen plus progestin and risk of benign proliferative breast disease
    Thomas E Rohan
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 17:2337-43. 2008
    ..76 (95% CI, 0.38-1.52). The risk varied little by levels of baseline characteristics. The results of this study suggest that the use of estrogen plus progestin may increase the risk of benign proliferative breast disease...
  12. doi request reprint Conjugated equine estrogen and risk of benign proliferative breast disease: a randomized controlled trial
    Thomas E Rohan
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, 1300 Morris Park Ave, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 100:563-71. 2008
    ..We tested the effect of conjugated equine estrogen (CEE) on risk of benign proliferative breast disease in the Women's Health Initiative (WHI) randomized controlled trial...
  13. ncbi request reprint The effect of race/ethnicity, sex, and social circumstances on coronary revascularization preferences: a vignette comparison
    Janice M Barnhart
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Division of Epidemiology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York 10461, USA
    Cardiol Rev 14:215-22. 2006
    ..Research examining for causes of disparities in cardiac care should consider the effects of sociocultural issues on management decisions...
  14. doi request reprint Walking speed and risk of incident ischemic stroke among postmenopausal women
    Aileen P McGinn
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, 1300 Morris Park Avenue Belfer 1006A, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
    Stroke 39:1233-9. 2008
    ..However, few studies have investigated the association of walking speed with risk of incident ischemic stroke...
  15. ncbi request reprint Association of pelvic organ prolapse and fractures in postmenopausal women: analysis of baseline data from the Women's Health Initiative Estrogen Plus Progestin trial
    Lubna Pal
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Women s Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY, USA
    Menopause 15:59-66. 2008
    ..Testing a hypothesis that pelvic organ prolapse (POP) is a focal manifestation of disordered connective tissue, we evaluated whether there is an association between POP and history of fracture...
  16. doi request reprint Insulin, insulin-like growth factor-I, endogenous estradiol, and risk of colorectal cancer in postmenopausal women
    Marc J Gunter
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York 10461, USA
    Cancer Res 68:329-37. 2008
    ....
  17. doi request reprint Alcohol consumption and risk of ductal carcinoma in situ of the breast in a cohort of postmenopausal women
    Geoffrey C Kabat
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 19:2066-72. 2010
    ..Observational studies have commonly linked higher alcohol consumption with a modest increase in invasive breast cancer risk, but cohort studies have not examined alcohol intake in relation to ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS)...
  18. doi request reprint Statistical analysis of clinical trials
    Sylvia Wassertheil-Smoller
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
    Semin Nucl Med 40:357-63. 2010
    ..Issues surrounding the determination of sample size and power of clinical trials are also discussed...
  19. doi request reprint Cigarette smoking in relation to risk of ductal carcinoma in situ of the breast in a cohort of postmenopausal women
    Geoffrey C Kabat
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Yeshiva University, Bronx, New York 10461, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 172:591-9. 2010
    ..The results of this large cohort study provide little support for an association of cigarette smoking with risk of DCIS in postmenopausal women...
  20. doi request reprint Recreational physical activity, anthropometric factors, and risk of ductal carcinoma in situ of the breast in a cohort of postmenopausal women
    Geoffrey C Kabat
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 21:2173-81. 2010
    ..To assess the association of recreational physical activity and anthropometric factors in relation to risk of ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) of the breast...
  21. ncbi request reprint Elevated risk of type 2 diabetes and metabolic syndrome among Asians and south Asians: results from the 2004 New York City HANES
    Swapnil N Rajpathak
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
    Ethn Dis 20:225-30. 2010
    ..We estimated prevalence of diabetes (DM), metabolic syndrome (MS) and impaired fasting glucose (IFG), by race/ethnicity and by Asian subgroup...
  22. pmc Smoking and alcohol consumption in relation to risk of triple-negative breast cancer in a cohort of postmenopausal women
    Geoffrey C Kabat
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, 1300 Morris Park Avenue, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 22:775-83. 2011
    ..We examined the association of smoking and alcohol intake with TNBC and estrogen receptor-positive (ER+) breast cancer...
  23. doi request reprint Stroke in women
    Sylvia Wassertheil-Smoller
    Albert Einstein College of Medicine, 1300 Morris Park Avenue, Bronx, NY 10461, United States
    Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis 20:419-25. 2010
    ..The aim of this article is to provide an overview of stroke in women and describe modifiable and non-modifiable risk factors for stroke...
  24. pmc Hepatocyte growth factor and clinical diabetes in postmenopausal women
    Swapnil N Rajpathak
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York, USA
    Diabetes Care 33:2013-5. 2010
    ..To investigate the association between circulating levels of hepatocyte growth factor (HGF), a mesenchymal-derived pleiotrophic factor that is elevated in obesity, and the prevalence of type 2 diabetes...
  25. pmc A prospective evaluation of insulin and insulin-like growth factor-I as risk factors for endometrial cancer
    Marc J Gunter
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York, NY 10461, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 17:921-9. 2008
    ..Free IGF-I levels were inversely associated with endometrioid adenocarcinoma, consistent with prior cross-sectional data...
  26. doi request reprint The relationship between religion and cardiovascular outcomes and all-cause mortality in the Women's Health Initiative Observational Study
    Eliezer Schnall
    Yeshiva College, Yeshiva University, New York 10033, USA
    Psychol Health 25:249-63. 2010
    ..In conclusion, although self-report measures of religiosity were not associated with reduced risk of CHD morbidity and mortality, these measures were associated with reduced risk of all-cause mortality...
  27. doi request reprint Hepatocyte growth factor and the risk of ischemic stroke developing among postmenopausal women: results from the Women's Health Initiative
    Swapnil N Rajpathak
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
    Stroke 41:857-62. 2010
    ..However, there have been no prospective studies examining the relationship between HGF levels and risk of stroke...
  28. pmc Effect of 5 y of calcium plus vitamin D supplementation on change in circulating lipids: results from the Women's Health Initiative
    Swapnil N Rajpathak
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 91:894-9. 2010
    ..Clinical trials that have evaluated the effect of calcium supplementation on lipids are limited by a short follow-up, and data on vitamin D are scarce...
  29. doi request reprint Alcohol consumption and the risk of coronary heart disease in postmenopausal women with diabetes: Women's Health Initiative Observational Study
    Swapnil N Rajpathak
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
    Eur J Nutr 49:211-8. 2010
    ..The aim of this study is to evaluate the association between the frequency and quantity of alcohol intake and the risk of developing CHD among postmenopausal women with diabetes...
  30. doi request reprint Longitudinal study of serum carotenoid, retinol, and tocopherol concentrations in relation to breast cancer risk among postmenopausal women
    Geoffrey C Kabat
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 90:162-9. 2009
    ..Prospective studies have examined the association of serum and plasma carotenoids and micronutrients and breast cancer; however, to date, studies have only assessed exposure at one point in time...
  31. doi request reprint A randomized controlled trial of calcium plus vitamin D supplementation and risk of benign proliferative breast disease
    Thomas E Rohan
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 116:339-50. 2009
    ..Daily use of 1,000 mg of elemental calcium as calcium carbonate plus 400 IU of vitamin D(3) for almost 7 years by postmenopausal women did not alter the overall risk of benign proliferative breast disease...
  32. pmc A prospective study of inflammation markers and endometrial cancer risk in postmenopausal hormone nonusers
    Tao Wang
    Division of Biostatistics, Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 20:971-7. 2011
    ..We examined the associations of three inflammation markers, C-reactive protein (CRP), interleukin (IL)-6 and tumor necrosis factor (TNF)-α, with risk of endometrial cancer...

Research Grants3

  1. Hormones and Biomarkers Predicting Stroke in Women
    Sylvia Wassertheil Smoller; Fiscal Year: 2005
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