Lauren A Wise

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Affiliation: Boston University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Childhood abuse and early menarche: findings from the black women's health study
    Lauren A Wise
    Slone Epidemiology Center, 1010 Commonwealth Ave, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Am J Public Health 99:S460-6. 2009
  2. pmc Influence of body size and body fat distribution on risk of uterine leiomyomata in U.S. black women
    Lauren A Wise
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, 1010 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Epidemiology 16:346-54. 2005
  3. pmc Exposure to breast milk in infancy and risk of breast cancer
    Lauren A Wise
    Slone Epidemiology Center, Boston University, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 20:1083-90. 2009
  4. pmc Age-specific incidence rates for self-reported uterine leiomyomata in the Black Women's Health Study
    Lauren A Wise
    Slone Epidemiology Center, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 105:563-8. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Risk of benign gynecologic tumors in relation to prenatal diethylstilbestrol exposure
    Lauren A Wise
    Slone Epidemiology Center, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 105:167-73. 2005
  6. pmc Polycystic ovary syndrome and risk of uterine leiomyomata
    Lauren A Wise
    Slone Epidemiology Center, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Fertil Steril 87:1108-15. 2007
  7. pmc Leisure time physical activity in relation to depressive symptoms in the Black Women's Health Study
    Lauren A Wise
    Slone Epidemiology Center, Boston University School of Public Health, MA 02215, USA
    Ann Behav Med 32:68-76. 2006
  8. pmc Secondary sex ratio among women exposed to diethylstilbestrol in utero
    Lauren A Wise
    Slone Epidemiology Center, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 115:1314-9. 2007
  9. pmc Perceived racial discrimination and risk of uterine leiomyomata
    Lauren A Wise
    Slone Epidemiology Center, Boston University, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Epidemiology 18:747-57. 2007
  10. doi request reprint Anthropometric risk factors for colorectal polyps in African-American women
    Lauren A Wise
    Slone Epidemiology Center at Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 16:859-68. 2008

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Publications77

  1. pmc Childhood abuse and early menarche: findings from the black women's health study
    Lauren A Wise
    Slone Epidemiology Center, 1010 Commonwealth Ave, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Am J Public Health 99:S460-6. 2009
    ..We examined the association between childhood abuse and early menarche in a sample of US Black women...
  2. pmc Influence of body size and body fat distribution on risk of uterine leiomyomata in U.S. black women
    Lauren A Wise
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, 1010 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Epidemiology 16:346-54. 2005
    ..We prospectively investigated the risk of self-reported uterine leiomyomata in relation to body mass index (BMI), weight change, height, waist and hip circumferences, and waist-to-hip ratio in a large cohort of U.S black women...
  3. pmc Exposure to breast milk in infancy and risk of breast cancer
    Lauren A Wise
    Slone Epidemiology Center, Boston University, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 20:1083-90. 2009
    ..Likewise, we found no association between breastfeeding duration and risk of breast cancer. Our results did not support the hypothesis that exposure to breast milk in infancy influences the risk of adult breast cancer...
  4. pmc Age-specific incidence rates for self-reported uterine leiomyomata in the Black Women's Health Study
    Lauren A Wise
    Slone Epidemiology Center, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 105:563-8. 2005
    ..We estimated overall and age-specific incidence rates for self-reported uterine leiomyomata in a large cohort of African-American women in the United States...
  5. ncbi request reprint Risk of benign gynecologic tumors in relation to prenatal diethylstilbestrol exposure
    Lauren A Wise
    Slone Epidemiology Center, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 105:167-73. 2005
    ..To investigate the association between prenatal diethylstilbestrol (DES) exposure and risk of benign gynecologic tumors...
  6. pmc Polycystic ovary syndrome and risk of uterine leiomyomata
    Lauren A Wise
    Slone Epidemiology Center, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Fertil Steril 87:1108-15. 2007
    ..To examine the association between polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) and the risk of uterine leiomyomata (UL)...
  7. pmc Leisure time physical activity in relation to depressive symptoms in the Black Women's Health Study
    Lauren A Wise
    Slone Epidemiology Center, Boston University School of Public Health, MA 02215, USA
    Ann Behav Med 32:68-76. 2006
    ..A growing body of evidence suggests that physical activity might reduce the risk of depressive symptoms, but there are limited data on Black women...
  8. pmc Secondary sex ratio among women exposed to diethylstilbestrol in utero
    Lauren A Wise
    Slone Epidemiology Center, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 115:1314-9. 2007
    ..Previous studies have suggested an association between endocrine-disrupting compounds and secondary sex ratio...
  9. pmc Perceived racial discrimination and risk of uterine leiomyomata
    Lauren A Wise
    Slone Epidemiology Center, Boston University, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Epidemiology 18:747-57. 2007
    ..Black women also report higher levels of racial discrimination. We evaluated the hypothesis that greater exposure to racism increases myoma risk in black women...
  10. doi request reprint Anthropometric risk factors for colorectal polyps in African-American women
    Lauren A Wise
    Slone Epidemiology Center at Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 16:859-68. 2008
    ..We prospectively examined the association between selected anthropometric factors and colorectal polyps in African-American women...
  11. pmc Urogenital abnormalities in men exposed to diethylstilbestrol in utero: a cohort study
    Julie R Palmer
    Slone Epidemiology Center of Boston University, Boston, MA, USA
    Environ Health 8:37. 2009
    ..Diethylstilbestrol (DES), a synthetic estrogen widely prescribed to pregnant women during the 1940s70s, has been shown to cause reproductive problems in the daughters. Studies of prenatally-exposed males have yielded conflicting results...
  12. pmc A prospective cohort study of physical activity and time to pregnancy
    Lauren A Wise
    Department of Epidemiology, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Fertil Steril 97:1136-42.e1-4. 2012
    ..To investigate the association between leisure-time physical activity (PA) and fecundability...
  13. pmc Reproductive factors, hormonal contraception, and risk of uterine leiomyomata in African-American women: a prospective study
    Lauren A Wise
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 159:113-23. 2004
    ..No consistent patterns were observed for other forms of hormonal contraception. Reproductive history is an important determinant of leiomyomata risk in premenopausal US Black women. Progestin-only injectables may reduce risk...
  14. pmc Preterm birth, fetal growth, and age at menarche among women exposed prenatally to diethylstilbestrol (DES)
    Elizabeth E Hatch
    Department of Epidemiology, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Reprod Toxicol 31:151-7. 2011
    ..16; 95% CI=0.97, 1.39). This study provides evidence that prenatal DES exposure was associated with fetal growth and gestational length, which may mediate associations between DES and health outcomes in later life...
  15. pmc Prospective study of dietary fat and risk of uterine leiomyomata
    Lauren A Wise
    Slone Epidemiology Center at Boston University, Boston, MA LAW, RGR, EAR N, JRP, and LR, and the Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA SKK
    Am J Clin Nutr 99:1105-16. 2014
    ..High dietary fat intake has been associated with increased endogenous concentrations of estradiol, a sex steroid hormone that is known to influence UL risk...
  16. pmc Reproductive and hormonal factors in relation to incidence of sarcoidosis in US Black women: The Black Women's Health Study
    Yvette C Cozier
    Slone Epidemiology Center, Boston University, 1010 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 176:635-41. 2012
    ..These results suggest that later full-term pregnancy and longer exposure to endogenous female hormones may be related to a reduced risk of sarcoidosis...
  17. pmc Intake of fruit, vegetables, and carotenoids in relation to risk of uterine leiomyomata
    Lauren A Wise
    Slone Epidemiology Center at Boston University, MA 02215, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 94:1620-31. 2011
    ..US black women have higher rates of uterine leiomyomata (UL) and lower intakes of fruit and vegetables than do white women. Whether fruit and vegetable intake is associated with UL in black women has not been studied...
  18. pmc Prepregnancy body size, gestational weight gain, and risk of preterm birth in African-American women
    Lauren A Wise
    Slone Epidemiology Center, Boston University, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Epidemiology 21:243-52. 2010
    ..There is also uncertainty about optimal gestational weight gain among Black women...
  19. ncbi request reprint Prenatal diethylstilbestrol exposure and risk of breast cancer
    Julie R Palmer
    Slone Epidemiology Center, Boston University, 1010 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 15:1509-14. 2006
    ..The findings support the hypothesis that prenatal hormone levels influence breast cancer risk...
  20. pmc Association of intrauterine and early life factors with uterine leiomyomata in black women
    Lauren A Wise
    Slone Epidemiology Center, Boston University, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 22:847-54. 2012
    ..We assessed the association of UL with selected intrauterine and early life factors, expanding on previous research by using a prospective design and validated data on exposure and disease...
  21. ncbi request reprint Dual effect of parity on breast cancer risk in African-American women
    Julie R Palmer
    Slone Epidemiology Center, Boston University, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 95:478-83. 2003
    ..To explore whether differences in childbearing patterns can explain this observation, we assessed the relation of several childbearing variables to breast cancer risk in a large prospective cohort study of U.S. African-American women...
  22. ncbi request reprint Time to pregnancy and secondary sex ratio in men exposed prenatally to diethylstilbestrol
    Lauren A Wise
    Slone Epidemiology Center, Boston University, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 166:765-74. 2007
    ..92 (95% confidence interval: 0.80, 1.04) comparing the exposed with the unexposed. In conclusion, prenatal DES exposure was not associated with a significant decrease in either fecundability or secondary sex ratio...
  23. pmc Central adiposity and other anthropometric factors in relation to risk of macrosomia in an African American population
    Se Li
    Slone Epidemiology Center at Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 21:178-84. 2013
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  24. pmc African ancestry and genetic risk for uterine leiomyomata
    Lauren A Wise
    Slone Epidemiology Center at Boston University, 1010 Commonwealth Avenue, 4th Floor, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 176:1159-68. 2012
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  25. pmc Dietary glycemic index and load in relation to risk of uterine leiomyomata in the Black Women's Health Study
    Rose G Radin
    Slone Epidemiology Center, Boston University, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 91:1281-8. 2010
    ..Previous epidemiologic studies suggest that a high GL is a risk factor for endometrial and ovarian cancers, which, like UL, are hormone-responsive tumors...
  26. pmc Risk of uterine leiomyomata in relation to tobacco, alcohol and caffeine consumption in the Black Women's Health Study
    Lauren A Wise
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Hum Reprod 19:1746-54. 2004
    ..Tobacco, alcohol and caffeine consumption may influence risk of uterine leiomyomata via changes in ovarian function or hormone metabolism...
  27. pmc Fruit and vegetable intake in relation to risk of breast cancer in the Black Women's Health Study
    Deborah A Boggs
    Slone Epidemiology Center at Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 172:1268-79. 2010
    ....
  28. ncbi request reprint Hypospadias in sons of women exposed to diethylstilbestrol in utero
    Julie R Palmer
    Slone Epidemiology Center, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Epidemiology 16:583-6. 2005
    ..Dutch investigators have reported a 20-fold increase in risk of hypospadias among sons of women who were exposed to DES in utero. We assessed this relation in data from an ongoing study of DES-exposed persons...
  29. pmc Menarche, menopause, years of menstruation, and the incidence of osteoporosis: the influence of prenatal exposure to diethylstilbestrol
    Samantha E Parker
    Slone Epidemiology Center S E P, L A W, J R P, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts 02215 Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics R T, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland 20892 Departments of Community and Family Medicine and Pediatrics L T E, Dartmouth Medical School and the Norris Cotton Cancer Center, Lebanon, New Hampshire 03756 Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology W C S, Tufts Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02111 and Department of Epidemiology L A W, J R P, E E H, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02118
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 99:594-601. 2014
    ..Estrogen is critical for bone formation and growth in women. Estrogen exposures occur throughout life, including prenatally, and change with reproductive events, such as menarche and menopause...
  30. pmc Neighborhood socioeconomic status in relation to preterm birth in a U.S. cohort of black women
    Ghasi S Phillips
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    J Urban Health 90:197-211. 2013
    ..Low neighborhood SES was not materially associated with preterm birth in this study of U.S. Black women...
  31. pmc Individual and neighborhood socioeconomic status in relation to breast cancer incidence in African-American women
    Julie R Palmer
    Slone Epidemiology Center at Boston University, 1010 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 176:1141-6. 2012
    ..These findings suggest that the observed associations of breast cancer with SES may be largely mediated by reproductive factors that are associated with both estrogen receptor-positive breast cancer and SES...
  32. pmc Lifecourse educational status in relation to weight gain in African American women
    Patricia E Coogan
    Slone Epidemiology Center, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Ethn Dis 22:198-206. 2012
    ..We assessed associations of lifecourse SES, as indicated by educational status, with adult weight in African American women...
  33. pmc Caffeinated beverage and soda consumption and time to pregnancy
    Elizabeth E Hatch
    Department of Epidemiology, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Epidemiology 23:393-401. 2012
    ..Many epidemiologic studies have evaluated the association between caffeine and fertility, with inconsistent results. Some studies suggest that various caffeine-containing beverages may affect fertility differently...
  34. pmc Hair relaxer use and risk of uterine leiomyomata in African-American women
    Lauren A Wise
    Slone Epidemiology Center, Boston University, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 175:432-40. 2012
    ..99, 1.27), and 1.15 (95% CI: 1.01, 1.31), respectively (P(trend) = 0.002). Risk was unrelated to age at first use or type of formulation. These findings raise the hypothesis that hair relaxer use increases uterine leiomyomata risk...
  35. pmc Neighborhood socioeconomic status in relation to 10-year weight gain in the Black Women's Health Study
    Patricia F Coogan
    Slone Epidemiology Center, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 18:2064-5. 2010
    ..The associations were most evident among BWHS participants who had graduated from college. These prospective data suggest that lower neighborhood SES contributes to overweight and obesity in African-American women...
  36. ncbi request reprint Age at natural menopause in women exposed to diethylstilbestrol in utero
    Elizabeth E Hatch
    Department of Epidemiology, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 164:682-8. 2006
    ..Age at menopause has been related, albeit inconsistently, to several exposures, but, to the authors' knowledge, this is the first study to suggest that a prenatal exposure may influence reproductive lifespan...
  37. pmc Onset of natural menopause in African American women
    Julie R Palmer
    Slone Epidemiology Unit, Boston University School of Public Health, Mass 02215, USA
    Am J Public Health 93:299-306. 2003
    ..This study assessed predictors of the onset of natural menopause in African American women...
  38. pmc Age at natural menopause in relation to all-cause and cause-specific mortality in a follow-up study of US black women
    Se Li
    Slone Epidemiology Center at Boston University, Boston, MA 02215, United States
    Maturitas 75:246-52. 2013
    ..Early age at natural menopause has been associated with increased all-cause mortality in several studies, although the literature is not consistent. This relation has not been examined among African American women...
  39. pmc General and abdominal obesity and risk of death among black women
    Deborah A Boggs
    Slone Epidemiology Center at Boston University, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    N Engl J Med 365:901-8. 2011
    ..The limited data available on blacks indicate that the risk of death is increased only at very high levels of BMI (≥35.0)...
  40. ncbi request reprint A prospective study of body size and breast cancer in black women
    Julie R Palmer
    Slone Epidemiology Center at Boston University, 1010 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 16:1795-802. 2007
    ....
  41. pmc Volitional determinants and age-related decline in fecundability: a general population prospective cohort study in Denmark
    Kenneth J Rothman
    Department of Epidemiology, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    Fertil Steril 99:1958-64. 2013
    ..To quantify the natural decline in fecundability by age and assess the effect of selected volitional factors...
  42. pmc Relation between neighborhood median housing value and hypertension risk among black women in the United States
    Yvette C Cozier
    Slone Epidemiology Center at Boston University, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Am J Public Health 97:718-24. 2007
    ..We examined the relation between median housing value and hypertension risk among US Black women...
  43. ncbi request reprint A prospective study of the effect of childbearing on weight gain in African-American women
    Lynn Rosenberg
    Slone Epidemiology Center, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Obes Res 11:1526-35. 2003
    ..To prospectively assess the influence of bearing a first, second, or later child on weight gain among African-American women in the context of other risk factors...
  44. pmc Perceived racism in relation to weight change in the Black Women's Health Study
    Yvette C Cozier
    Slone Epidemiology Center, Boston University, MA 02215, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 19:379-87. 2009
    ..Obesity is more common in black women than in white women. Racial discrimination is a form of chronic stress that may influence weight...
  45. pmc Body size and time-to-pregnancy in black women
    Lauren A Wise
    Slone Epidemiology Center at Boston University, 1010 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Hum Reprod 28:2856-64. 2013
    ..Are overall and central obesity associated with reduced fecundability in US black women?..
  46. pmc A prospective study of smoking and breast cancer risk among African-American women
    Lynn Rosenberg
    Slone Epidemiology Center at Boston University, 1010 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA, 02215, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 24:2207-15. 2013
    ..The purpose of the present study was to prospectively assess associations of smoking with breast cancer and identify subgroups at higher risk among African-American women...
  47. pmc Child and adolescent abuse in relation to obesity in adulthood: the Black Women's Health Study
    Renée Boynton-Jarrett
    Division of General Pediatrics, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    Pediatrics 130:245-53. 2012
    ..To investigate the association of physical and sexual abuse in childhood and adolescence with risk of adult obesity among black women in the United States...
  48. pmc A prospective cohort study of menstrual characteristics and time to pregnancy
    Lauren A Wise
    Slone Epidemiology Center at Boston University, 1010 Commonwealth Avenue, Fourth Floor, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 174:701-9. 2011
    ..In the present study, shorter cycle length was associated with delayed time to pregnancy. Age at menarche, time to menstrual regularization, and duration or intensity of menstrual flow were not appreciably associated with fecundability...
  49. ncbi request reprint Anthropometric characteristics and risk of uterine leiomyoma
    Kathryn L Terry
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Epidemiology 18:758-63. 2007
    ..Sex steroid hormones and growth factors have been hypothesized to play a role in their development, and anthropometric characteristics may influence uterine leiomyoma risk...
  50. pmc Oral contraceptive use and estrogen/progesterone receptor-negative breast cancer among African American women
    Lynn Rosenberg
    Slone Epidemiology Center at Boston University, 1010 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 19:2073-9. 2010
    ..We carried out the first assessment of the effect of oral contraceptive use on the incidence of breast cancer classified by receptor status among African American women, a group disproportionately affected by ER(-) cancer...
  51. pmc A successful implementation of e-epidemiology: the Danish pregnancy planning study 'Snart-Gravid'
    Krista F Huybrechts
    Department of Epidemiology, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Eur J Epidemiol 25:297-304. 2010
    ..The successful conduct of this pilot study suggests that the internet may be a useful tool to recruit and follow subjects in prospective cohort studies...
  52. ncbi request reprint A follow-up study of physical activity and incidence of colorectal polyps in African-American women
    Lynn Rosenberg
    Slone Epidemiology Center, Boston University, 1010 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 15:1438-42. 2006
    ..The influence of physical activity on colorectal adenomas among African-American women is of particular interest because African-American women have an increased risk of colon cancer relative to other U.S. women...
  53. pmc Prepregnancy depressive symptoms and preterm birth in the Black Women's Health Study
    Ghasi S Phillips
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 20:8-15. 2010
    ..To examine the association between prepregnancy depressive symptoms and preterm birth...
  54. ncbi request reprint A prospective study of female hormone use and breast cancer among black women
    Lynn Rosenberg
    Slone Epidemiology Center, Boston University, Boston, Mass, USA
    Arch Intern Med 166:760-5. 2006
    ..Our aim was to assess the relation of female hormone use to incidence of breast cancer in black women, with attention to differences in effect according to body mass index...
  55. ncbi request reprint A prospective study of induced abortion and breast cancer in African-American women
    Julie R Palmer
    Slone Epidemiology Center, Boston University School of Public Health, 1010 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 15:105-11. 2004
    ..Further, there has been little study of abortion and breast cancer in African-American women. We assessed the relation of abortion to risk of breast cancer in a prospective follow-up study of African-American women...
  56. pmc Abuse during childhood and adolescence and risk of adult-onset asthma in African American women
    Patricia F Coogan
    Slone Epidemiology Center, Department of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston University, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 131:1058-63. 2013
    ..Experiences of violence contribute to the occurrence of childhood asthma, but there is little information on the effect of early-life abuse on adult-onset asthma...
  57. pmc Parity and lactation in relation to estrogen receptor negative breast cancer in African American women
    Julie R Palmer
    Slone Epidemiology Center at Boston University, 1010 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 20:1883-91. 2011
    ..We assessed the relation of parity and lactation to incidence of ER(-)/PR(-) and ER(+)/PR(+) breast cancer in a cohort of African American women...
  58. ncbi request reprint Childhood abuse and risk of eating disorders in women
    Beth B Rayworth
    Obstetrics and Gynecology Epidemiology Center, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Epidemiology 15:271-8. 2004
    ..Eating disorders are one of the most common psychiatric disorders among women. Little is known about underlying causes...
  59. pmc Abuse victimization and risk of breast cancer in the Black Women's Health Study [corrected]
    Lauren A Wise
    Slone Epidemiology Center, Boston University, 1010 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 22:659-69. 2011
    ..Our data suggest an increased risk of breast cancer among African-American women who reported physical abuse in adulthood, but there was little evidence of a dose-response relation. These results require confirmation in other studies...
  60. ncbi request reprint A multilevel study of socioeconomic predictors of regular mammography use among African-American women
    Lynn Rosenberg
    Slone Epidemiology Center, Boston University, 1010 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 14:2628-33. 2005
    ..We assessed individual-level and group-level socioeconomic predictors of regular mammography use in a large cohort of African-American women...
  61. ncbi request reprint Active and passive smoking and fecundability in Danish pregnancy planners
    Rose G Radin
    Department of Epidemiology, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts Electronic address
    Fertil Steril 102:183-191.e2. 2014
    ..To investigate the extent to which fecundability is associated with active smoking, time since smoking cessation, and passive smoking...
  62. pmc An internet-based prospective study of body size and time-to-pregnancy
    Lauren A Wise
    Department of Epidemiology, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Hum Reprod 25:253-64. 2010
    ..Recent studies have shown that both female and male obesity may delay time-to-pregnancy (TTP). Little is known about central adiposity or weight gain and fecundability in women...
  63. pmc A prospective study of dairy intake and risk of uterine leiomyomata
    Lauren A Wise
    Slone Epidemiology Center, 1010 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 171:221-32. 2010
    ..68, 0.89) for milk. Soy intake was unrelated to uterine leiomyomata risk. This large prospective study of black women provides the first epidemiologic evidence of reduced uterine leiomyomata risk associated with dairy consumption...
  64. pmc A prospective study of diabetes, lifestyle factors, and glaucoma among African-American women
    Lauren A Wise
    Slone Epidemiology Center at Boston University, MA 02215, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 21:430-9. 2011
    ..To evaluate the association of self-reported type 2 diabetes, anthropometric factors, alcohol consumption, and cigarette smoking with risk of primary open-angle glaucoma (POAG) in a prospective cohort study of African-American women...
  65. ncbi request reprint Racial discrimination and the incidence of hypertension in US black women
    Yvette Cozier
    Slone Epidemiology Center, Boston University, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 16:681-7. 2006
    ..Unique experiences associated with "race," such as racism, may adversely affect health. Our goal is to assess whether racism is associated with the occurrence of hypertension in African-American women...
  66. ncbi request reprint Predictors of subsequent surgery for uterine leiomyomata after abdominal myomectomy
    Elizabeth A Stewart
    Center for Uterine Fibroids and Ob Gyn Epidemiology Center, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Biology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 99:426-32. 2002
    ..To study factors associated with an increased risk of subsequent surgery in a cohort of women undergoing abdominal myomectomy...
  67. pmc Lifetime abuse victimization and risk of uterine leiomyomata in black women
    Lauren A Wise
    Slone Epidemiology Center at Boston University, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 208:272.e1-272.e13. 2013
    ..Previous studies have linked UL to psychosocial stress, including child abuse. We assessed the association between lifetime abuse victimization and UL among 9910 premenopausal women...
  68. ncbi request reprint Perceptions of racial discrimination and the risk of preterm birth
    Lynn Rosenberg
    Slone Epidemiology Center, Boston University, MA 02115, USA
    Epidemiology 13:646-52. 2002
    ..Because racial discrimination might contribute to their excess of preterm births, we assessed experiences of racism in relation to preterm birth among African-American women...
  69. ncbi request reprint Hair-relaxer use and risk of preterm birth among African-American women
    Lynn Rosenberg
    Slone Epidemiology Center, Boston University, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Ethn Dis 15:768-72. 2005
    ..To assess whether hair-relaxer use is associated with an increased risk of preterm birth among African-American women...
  70. ncbi request reprint A prospective analysis of alcohol consumption and onset of perimenopause
    Ghasi S Phillips
    Harvard School of Public Health, Epidemiology, Kresge Building, 9th Floor, 677 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Maturitas 56:263-72. 2007
    ..Specific types of alcoholic beverages - red wine, white wine, beer, and liquor - were evaluated...
  71. pmc Income incongruity, relative household income, and preterm birth in the Black Women's Health Study
    Ghasi S Phillips
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Soc Sci Med 68:2122-8. 2009
    ....
  72. doi request reprint The timing of alcohol use and sexual initiation among a sample of Black, Hispanic, and White adolescents
    Emily F Rothman
    Boston University School of Public Health, Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    J Ethn Subst Abuse 8:129-45. 2009
    ..Compared to White males, Black males were less likely to report having had sex without using a condom or birth control after drinking in the past month and during their lifetimes...
  73. pmc Validation of a small set of ancestral informative markers for control of population admixture in African Americans
    Edward A Ruiz-Narváez
    Slone Epidemiology Center at Boston University, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 173:587-92. 2011
    ..0001). A set of 200 AIMs gave an almost perfect correlation with the entire set (r = 0.98; P < 0.0001). These results show that a small number of AIMs are sufficiently precise to estimate European admixture in African Americans...
  74. pmc Physical activity and semen quality among men attending an infertility clinic
    Lauren A Wise
    Slone Epidemiology Center, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Fertil Steril 95:1025-30. 2011
    ..To examine the association between regular physical activity and semen quality...
  75. ncbi request reprint Depression and its influence on reproductive endocrine and menstrual cycle markers associated with perimenopause: the Harvard Study of Moods and Cycles
    Bernard L Harlow
    Obstetrics and Gynecology Epidemiology Center, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 221 Longwood Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 60:29-36. 2003
    ..Few studies have determined the impact of a lifetime history of major depression on an early transition to menopause...
  76. doi request reprint Offspring of women exposed in utero to diethylstilbestrol (DES): a preliminary report of benign and malignant pathology in the third generation
    Linda Titus-Ernstoff
    Department of Community and Family Medicine, Dartmouth Medical School, and the Norris Cotton Cancer Center, Lebanon, NH 03756, USA
    Epidemiology 19:251-7. 2008
    ..Specifically, these studies show an elevated incidence of reproductive tumors in the female offspring of prenatally-exposed mice...
  77. ncbi request reprint Menstrual and reproductive characteristics of women whose mothers were exposed in utero to diethylstilbestrol (DES)
    Linda Titus-Ernstoff
    Department of Community and Family Medicine, Dartmouth Medical School, and the Norris Cotton Cancer Center, Lebanon, NH 03756, USA
    Int J Epidemiol 35:862-8. 2006
    ..We report menstrual and reproductive characteristics in a unique cohort comprising daughters of women exposed prenatally to DES...