Michael E Andrew

Summary

Affiliation: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Adiposity, muscle, and physical activity: predictors of perturbations in heart rate variability
    Michael E Andrew
    Health Effects Laboratory Division, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Morgantown, WV 26505, USA
    Am J Hum Biol 25:370-7. 2013
  2. ncbi request reprint Ethnicity and unprovoked hypokalemia in the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities Study
    Michael E Andrew
    Jackson Heart Study Examination Center, University of Mississippi Medical Center, USA
    Am J Hypertens 15:594-9. 2002
  3. ncbi request reprint Metabolic syndrome and sleep duration in police officers
    Erin C McCanlies
    Biostatistics and Epidemiology Branch, Health Effects Laboratory Division, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Morgantown, WV 26505, USA
    Work 43:133-9. 2012
  4. ncbi request reprint Association of sleep quality with depression in police officers
    James E Slaven
    Biostatistics and Epidemiology Branch, Health Effects Laboratory Divisionm, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, USA
    Int J Emerg Ment Health 13:267-77. 2011
  5. doi request reprint The cortisol response in policemen: intraindividual variation, not concentration level, predicts truncal obesity
    Dan S Sharp
    Health Effects Laboratory Division HELD, Biostatistics and Epidemiology Branch, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health NIOSH, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC, Morgantown, WV 26505, USA
    Am J Hum Biol 25:499-507. 2013
  6. ncbi request reprint Associations between police officer stress and the metabolic syndrome
    Tara A Hartley
    Health Effects Laboratory Division, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, USA
    Int J Emerg Ment Health 13:243-56. 2011
  7. doi request reprint Shiftwork and sickness absence among police officers: the BCOPS study
    Desta Fekedulegn
    Biostatistics and Epidemiology Branch, Health Effects Laboratory Division, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Morgantown, West Virginia 26505 2888, USA
    Chronobiol Int 30:930-41. 2013
  8. doi request reprint Prevalence, awareness, treatment, and control of hypertension in the Jackson Heart Study
    Sharon B Wyatt
    School of Nursing, University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson, MS 39216 4505, USA
    Hypertension 51:650-6. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Associations of long-term shift work with waking salivary cortisol concentration and patterns among police officers
    Desta Fekedulegn
    Biostatistics and Epidemiology Branch, Health Effects Laboratory Division, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, USA
    Ind Health 50:476-86. 2012
  10. doi request reprint Pulmonary function and left ventricular mass in African Americans: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) study
    Luenda E Charles
    Biostatistics and Epidemiology Branch, Health Effects Laboratory Division, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Morgantown, West Virginia 26505 2888, USA
    Echocardiography 29:131-9. 2012

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Publications67

  1. doi request reprint Adiposity, muscle, and physical activity: predictors of perturbations in heart rate variability
    Michael E Andrew
    Health Effects Laboratory Division, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Morgantown, WV 26505, USA
    Am J Hum Biol 25:370-7. 2013
    ..This study examines cross-sectional associations of indices of adiposity, lean body mass, and physical activity, with heart rate variability (HRV), a marker for parasympathetic cardiac vagal control...
  2. ncbi request reprint Ethnicity and unprovoked hypokalemia in the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities Study
    Michael E Andrew
    Jackson Heart Study Examination Center, University of Mississippi Medical Center, USA
    Am J Hypertens 15:594-9. 2002
    ..Unprovoked hypokalemia may lead to hypertension and is associated with several forms of recognized secondary hypertension...
  3. ncbi request reprint Metabolic syndrome and sleep duration in police officers
    Erin C McCanlies
    Biostatistics and Epidemiology Branch, Health Effects Laboratory Division, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Morgantown, WV 26505, USA
    Work 43:133-9. 2012
    ..To examine associations for sleep quality and quantity with metabolic syndrome (MS) and its five components in police officers...
  4. ncbi request reprint Association of sleep quality with depression in police officers
    James E Slaven
    Biostatistics and Epidemiology Branch, Health Effects Laboratory Divisionm, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, USA
    Int J Emerg Ment Health 13:267-77. 2011
    ..Sleep quality was significantly and independently associated with depressive symnptoms as evidenced by a trend of increasing depressive symptom scores with decreasing sleep quality in both male and female officers...
  5. doi request reprint The cortisol response in policemen: intraindividual variation, not concentration level, predicts truncal obesity
    Dan S Sharp
    Health Effects Laboratory Division HELD, Biostatistics and Epidemiology Branch, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health NIOSH, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC, Morgantown, WV 26505, USA
    Am J Hum Biol 25:499-507. 2013
    ..Capacity to vary cortisol may be the appropriate measurement to interpret associations with chronic diseases, including obesity, best measured by variability within a person, not central tendency...
  6. ncbi request reprint Associations between police officer stress and the metabolic syndrome
    Tara A Hartley
    Health Effects Laboratory Division, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, USA
    Int J Emerg Ment Health 13:243-56. 2011
    ..Given the stress of policing and the adverse cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk factors prevalent among police officers, exploring the association between specific types of police stress and subclinical CVD is important...
  7. doi request reprint Shiftwork and sickness absence among police officers: the BCOPS study
    Desta Fekedulegn
    Biostatistics and Epidemiology Branch, Health Effects Laboratory Division, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Morgantown, West Virginia 26505 2888, USA
    Chronobiol Int 30:930-41. 2013
    ..In addition, overweight officers who work the night shift may be at additional risk for sickness absence...
  8. doi request reprint Prevalence, awareness, treatment, and control of hypertension in the Jackson Heart Study
    Sharon B Wyatt
    School of Nursing, University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson, MS 39216 4505, USA
    Hypertension 51:650-6. 2008
    ..The Jackson Heart Study data indicate that better control rates can be achieved in this high-risk population...
  9. ncbi request reprint Associations of long-term shift work with waking salivary cortisol concentration and patterns among police officers
    Desta Fekedulegn
    Biostatistics and Epidemiology Branch, Health Effects Laboratory Division, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, USA
    Ind Health 50:476-86. 2012
    ..The results show that long-term midnight shift work is associated with decreased absolute mean level and total volume of cortisol released over the waking period...
  10. doi request reprint Pulmonary function and left ventricular mass in African Americans: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) study
    Luenda E Charles
    Biostatistics and Epidemiology Branch, Health Effects Laboratory Division, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Morgantown, West Virginia 26505 2888, USA
    Echocardiography 29:131-9. 2012
    ..Impaired pulmonary function has been associated with increased cardiovascular disease incidence and mortality. The objective of this study was to investigate associations between pulmonary function and left ventricular (LV) mass...
  11. doi request reprint Long work hours and adiposity among police officers in a US northeast city
    Ja K Gu
    Biostatistics and Epidemiology Branch, Health Effects Laboratory Division, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Morgantown, WV 26505, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 54:1374-81. 2012
    ..To investigate the associations between long work hours and adiposity measures in police officers...
  12. pmc Association between depressive symptoms and metabolic syndrome in police officers: results from two cross-sectional studies
    Tara A Hartley
    Biostatistics and Epidemiology Branch, Health Effects Laboratory Division, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Morgantown, WV 26505, USA
    J Environ Public Health 2012:861219. 2012
    ..Exploring this association is important since both are predictors of future chronic health problems and the results could be helpful in developing future gender-specific prevention and intervention efforts among police officers...
  13. ncbi request reprint A comparison of portable XRF and ICP-OES analysis for lead on air filter samples from a lead ore concentrator mill and a lead-acid battery recycler
    Martin Harper
    Exposure Assessment Branch, Health Effects Laboratory Division, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, 1095 Willowdale Rd, MS 3030, Morgantown, WV 26505, USA
    J Environ Monit 8:384-92. 2006
    ..Most samplers performed well, with >90% of XRF results within +/- 25% of the corresponding ICP results for the optimum configurations. The OSHA algorithm for the CFC worked best without including the back-up pad with the filter...
  14. doi request reprint Adiposity measures and oxidative stress among police officers
    Luenda E Charles
    Biostatistics and Epidemiology Branch, Health Effects Laboratory Division, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Morgantown, West Virginia, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 16:2489-97. 2008
    ..Larger indices of adiposity were associated with increased levels of oxidative stress and decreased levels of antioxidant defense...
  15. doi request reprint Association of shift work with physical activity among police officers: the Buffalo cardio-metabolic occupational police stress study
    Claudia C Ma
    Biostatistics and Epidemiology Branch, Health Effects Laboratory Division, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Morgantown, West Virginia 26505, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 53:1030-6. 2011
    ..To examine relations of shift work with occupational, sports, and household physical activity (PA) among police officers...
  16. doi request reprint Sleep duration and biomarkers of metabolic function among police officers
    Luenda E Charles
    Biostatistics and Epidemiology Branch, Health Effects Laboratory Division, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Morgantown, West Virginia 26505, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 53:831-7. 2011
    ..To investigate associations between sleep duration and biomarkers of metabolic function among police officers...
  17. ncbi request reprint Portable XRF analysis of occupational air filter samples from different workplaces using different samplers: final results, summary and conclusions
    Martin Harper
    Exposure Assessment Branch, Health Effects Laboratory Division, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, 1095 Willowdale Rd, MS 3030, Morgantown, WV 26505, USA
    J Environ Monit 9:1263-70. 2007
    ..Provided it is only necessary to analyze the filters, most personal samplers will provide acceptable results when used with portable XRF analysis for lead around applicable limit values...
  18. ncbi request reprint Obesity, white blood cell counts, and platelet counts among police officers
    Luenda E Charles
    Biostatistics and Epidemiology Branch, Health Effects Laboratory Division, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Morgantown, West Virginia 26505 2888, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 15:2846-54. 2007
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  19. doi request reprint Antioxidants and pulmonary function among police officers
    Luenda E Charles
    Biostatistics and Epidemiology Branch, Health Effects Laboratory Division, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1095 Willowdale Rd, Morgantown, WV 26505 2888, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 52:1124-31. 2010
    ..To examine associations of dietary antioxidant intake and pulmonary function...
  20. doi request reprint Endothelial function, a biomarker of subclinical cardiovascular disease, in urban police officers
    Parveen Nedra Joseph
    Biostatistics and Epidemiology Branch, Health Effects Laboratory Division, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Morgantown, WV 26505, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 52:1004-8. 2010
    ..Police officers were hypothesized to have decreased endothelial function, measured by brachial artery flow-mediated dilation (FMD)...
  21. doi request reprint Depressive symptoms and bone mineral density among police officers in a northeastern US City
    Luenda E Charles
    National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Morgantown, West Virginia, USA
    Glob J Health Sci 4:39-50. 2012
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the association between depressive symptoms and bone mineral density (BMD)...
  22. doi request reprint Body mass index versus dual energy x-ray absorptiometry-derived indexes: predictors of cardiovascular and diabetic disease risk factors
    Dan S Sharp
    Health Effects Laboratory Division, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Morgantown, WV 26505, USA
    Am J Hum Biol 24:400-5. 2012
    ..This study compares the use of BMI with direct measures of fat- and lean-mass to predict established cardiovascular and diabetes risk factors: blood pressure, lipids, and glucose...
  23. doi request reprint Field performance of the CATHIA-T sampler and two cyclones against the standard Cowled sampler for thoracic fiber concentrations
    Eun Gyung Lee
    Exposure Assessment Branch, Health Effects Laboratory Division, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, 1095 Willowdale Road, MS 3030, Morgantown, WV 26505, USA
    Ann Occup Hyg 54:545-56. 2010
    ....
  24. ncbi request reprint Association of perceived stress with sleep duration and sleep quality in police officers
    Luenda E Charles
    Biostatistics and Epidemiology Branch, Health Effects Laboratory Division, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, USA
    Int J Emerg Ment Health 13:229-41. 2011
    ..Perceived stress was inversely associated with sleep duration and positively associated with poor sleep quality...
  25. doi request reprint Associations of work hours with carotid intima-media thickness and ankle-brachial index: the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA)
    Luenda E Charles
    National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, HELD BEB, MS L 4050, 1095 Willowdale Rd, Morgantown, WV 26505 2888, USA
    Occup Environ Med 69:713-20. 2012
    ..Long working hours may be associated with cardiovascular disease (CVD). The objective was to investigate cross-sectional associations of work hours with carotid intima-media thickness (CIMT) and ankle-brachial index (ABI)...
  26. doi request reprint Associations between insulin and heart rate variability in police officers
    Luenda E Charles
    Biostatistics and Epidemiology Branch, Health Effects Laboratory Division, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Morgantown, West Virginia
    Am J Hum Biol 26:56-63. 2014
    ..Low heart rate variability (HRV) has been linked to cardiovascular disease. Our objective was to examine the cross-sectional association between insulin and HRV...
  27. ncbi request reprint Uncertainty determination for nondestructive chemical analytical methods using field data and application to XRF analysis for lead
    David L Bartley
    National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Cincinnati, OH, USA
    J Occup Environ Hyg 4:931-42. 2007
    ..As the method is nondestructive, further analysis of air samples with analytical results near decision points is possible...
  28. pmc Impact of negatively charged patches on the surface of MHC class II antigen-presenting proteins on risk of chronic beryllium disease
    James A Snyder
    Health Effects Laboratory Division, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Morgantown, WV 26505, USA
    J R Soc Interface 5:749-58. 2008
    ..Together with the calculated high binding affinities for beryllium, these results suggest that an adverse immune response, leading to CBD, is triggered by chemically specific metal-protein interactions...
  29. ncbi request reprint Cancer incidence among police officers in a U.S. northeast region: 1976-2006
    Ja K Gu
    Biostatistics and Epidemiology Branch, Health Effects Laboratory Division, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, USA
    Int J Emerg Ment Health 13:279-89. 2011
    ..92, 95%, CI = 1.07-6.36). Incidence ratios were significantly lower than expected for skin and bladder cancer Police officers were at increased risk of Hodgkin's lymphoma overall and of brain cancer after 30 years of service...
  30. ncbi request reprint Health disparities in police officers: comparisons to the U.S. general population
    Tara A Hartley
    Biostatistics and Epidemiology Branch, Health Effects Laboratory Division, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, USA
    Int J Emerg Ment Health 13:211-20. 2011
    ..Future studies should expand this comparison to additional traditional and non-traditional CVD risk factors and to other occupational groups...
  31. doi request reprint C-reactive protein, interleukin-6, and posttraumatic stress disorder symptomology in urban police officers
    Erin C McCanlies
    Biostatistics and Epidemiology Branch, Health Effects Laboratory Division, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Morgantown, WV 26505, USA
    Cytokine 55:74-8. 2011
    ..Further research examining these relationships in a larger population may be worthwhile...
  32. ncbi request reprint Relation of aortic valve sclerosis to risk of coronary heart disease in African-Americans
    Herman A Taylor
    University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson, Mississippi, USA Jackson State University, Jackson, Mississippi, USA
    Am J Cardiol 95:401-4. 2005
    ....
  33. doi request reprint Associations of objectively measured and self-reported sleep duration with carotid artery intima media thickness among police officers
    Claudia C Ma
    Health Effects Laboratory Division, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Morgantown, West Virginia
    Am J Ind Med 56:1341-51. 2013
    ..We aimed to examine the association of objectively measured and self-reported sleep duration with carotid artery intima media thickness (IMT) among 257 police officers, a group at high risk for cardiovascular disease (CVD)...
  34. doi request reprint Metabolic syndrome and carotid intima media thickness in urban police officers
    Tara A Hartley
    Biostatistics and Epidemiology Branch, Health Effects Laboratory Division, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Morgantown, WV 26505, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 53:553-61. 2011
    ..To examine the association between metabolic syndrome (MetSyn) and carotid intima media thickness (IMT) separately in male and female police officers...
  35. ncbi request reprint A comparison of X-ray fluorescence and wet chemical analysis for lead on air filters from different personal samplers used in a bronze foundry
    Martin Harper
    Exposure Assessment Branch, Health Effects Laboratory Division, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Morgantown, WV 26505, USA
    J Environ Monit 7:592-7. 2005
    ..It is important to check carefully factory pre-set instrument calibrations, as a bias in the calibration for copper was observed...
  36. ncbi request reprint Hardiness and psychological distress in a cohort of police officers
    Michael E Andrew
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health, Health Effects Laboratory Division, Biostatistics and Epidemiology Branch in Morgantown, VW 26505, USA
    Int J Emerg Ment Health 10:137-47. 2008
    ..The magnitude of gender differences in these associations shows that for depressive and PTSD symptoms, the commitment dimension of hardiness may be more protective in female police officers than in male officers...
  37. pmc Risk factors for fractures among Japanese-American men: The Honolulu Heart Program and Honolulu-Asia Aging Study
    Claudia C Ma
    Biostatistics and Epidemiology Branch, Health Effects Laboratory Division, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Morgantown, WV 26505 2888, USA
    Arch Osteoporos 6:197-207. 2011
    ..Hip fracture risk increased with increasing BMI (28% increase for 1 U increase), physical activity (7% increase for 1 U increase), and was decreased with increasing arm girth (27% decrease for 1 U increase)...
  38. doi request reprint A comparison of the CATHIA-T sampler, the GK2.69 cyclone and the standard cowled sampler for thoracic fiber concentrations at a Taconite (iron ore)-processing mill
    Eun Gyung Lee
    Exposure Assessment Branch, Health Effects Laboratory Division, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, 1095 Willowdale Road, MS 3030, Morgantown, WV 26505, USA
    Ann Occup Hyg 52:55-62. 2008
    ..Thus, additional field samples from other environments might be helpful to confirm the performance of these samplers...
  39. ncbi request reprint Echocardiographic left ventricular mass in African-Americans: the Jackson cohort of the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities Study
    Thomas N Skelton
    University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson, MS, USA
    Echocardiography 20:111-20. 2003
    ..4%). The findings confirm previous suggestions from electrocardiographic investigations that cardiac hypertrophy is common, if not epidemic in middle-aged African-American men and women, whether or not they have hypertension...
  40. doi request reprint Occupational exposure to pesticides, metals, and solvents: the impact on mortality rates in the Honolulu Heart Program
    Luenda E Charles
    Biostatistics and Epidemiology Branch, Health Effects Laboratory Division, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Morgantown, WV 265052888, USA
    Work 37:205-15. 2010
    ..To investigate the impact of occupational exposure to pesticides, metals, and solvents on mortality...
  41. doi request reprint Association between shiftwork and glomerular filtration rate in police officers
    Luenda E Charles
    From the Biostatistics and Epidemiology Branch Dr Charles, Ms Gu, Dr Fekedulegn, Dr Andrew, and Dr Burchfiel, Health Effects Laboratory Division, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Morgantown, WVa and Department of Social and Preventive Medicine Dr Violanti, School of Public Health and Health Professions, State University of New York at Buffalo
    J Occup Environ Med 55:1323-8. 2013
    ..To investigate associations between shiftwork and glomerular filtration rate among white/Hispanic (n = 273) and African American (n = 81) police officers...
  42. ncbi request reprint Continuing medical education activity in echocardiography
    Pohoey Fan
    Biostatistics and Epidemiology Branch, Health Effects Laboratory Division, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Morgantown, West Virginia Department of Medicine, Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine, University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson, Mississippi Department of Medicine, Division of Geriatrics, University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson, Mississippi
    Echocardiography 29:130. 2012
    ..Article Title: Pulmonary Function and Left Ventricular Mass in African Americans: The Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) Study (Echocardiography 2012;29:130)...
  43. pmc Associations between Psychological Distress and Body Mass Index among Law Enforcement Officers: The National Health Interview Survey 2004-2010
    Ja K Gu
    Biostatistics and Epidemiology Branch, Health Effects Laboratory Division, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Morgantown, WV, USA
    Saf Health Work 4:52-62. 2013
    ..To investigate the association between psychological distress and obesity among law enforcement officers (LEOs) in the United States...
  44. ncbi request reprint Area under the curve and other summary indicators of repeated waking cortisol measurements
    Desta B Fekedulegn
    Biostatistics and Epidemiology Branch, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, HELD BEB, MS 4050, 1095 Willowdale Rd, Morgantown, WV 26505, USA
    Psychosom Med 69:651-9. 2007
    ..The latter parameters, AUC(I), however, is seldom used by research scientists...
  45. ncbi request reprint Airborne endotoxin in woodworking (joinery) shops
    Martin Harper
    Exposure Assessment Branch, Health Effects Laboratory Division, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, 1095 Willowdale Rd, MS 3030, Morgantown, WV 26505, USA
    J Environ Monit 8:73-8. 2006
    ..The agreement between these studies is encouraging given the difficulties of endotoxin analysis and the wide variation often expected between different laboratories...
  46. ncbi request reprint Metabolic syndrome and echocardiographic left ventricular mass in blacks: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) Study
    Cecil M Burchfiel
    Jackson Heart Study, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, Jackson, Mississippi, USA
    Circulation 112:819-27. 2005
    ..This relationship is likely to be of particular importance in blacks, in whom both the metabolic syndrome and LV hypertrophy are common...
  47. ncbi request reprint Response of alveolar macrophages from inducible nitric oxide synthase knockout or wild-type mice to an in vitro lipopolysaccharide or silica exposure
    Patti C Zeidler
    Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, West Virginia University, Morgantown, West Virginia 26505, USA
    J Toxicol Environ Health A 66:995-1013. 2003
    ..In addition, LPS induced TNF-á and MIP-2 production tend to be higher in AMs from iNOS KO mice. Such compensatory changes in the AM response may affect the response of iNOS KO mice to inflammatory exposures...
  48. ncbi request reprint Police work and subclinical atherosclerosis
    P Nedra Joseph
    Biostatistics and Epidemiology Branch, HealthEffects Laboratory Division, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Centers for DiseaseControl and Prevention, 1095 Willowdale Road M S 4050, Morgantown, WV 26505, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 51:700-7. 2009
    ..Employment as an urban police officer was hypothesized to be associated with increased structural subclinical cardiovascular disease (CVD), measured by carotid artery intima-media thickness (IMT)...
  49. ncbi request reprint Digital pulse contour analysis: investigating age-dependent indices of arterial compliance
    Anne M Brumfield
    Health Effects Laboratory Division, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Morgantown, WV 26505, USA
    Physiol Meas 26:599-608. 2005
    ..This study provides further evidence regarding the merit of using contour analysis when assessing the peripheral volume pulse and the importance of establishing ageing indices for such analysis...
  50. ncbi request reprint Simultaneous determination of the nonlinear-elastic properties of skin and subcutaneous tissue in unconfined compression tests
    John Z Wu
    National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Morgantown, West Virginia, VA, USA
    Skin Res Technol 13:34-42. 2007
    ..In the present study, we propose a novel method to determine the nonlinear-elastic behaviors of the skin and the subcutaneous tissue simultaneously using specimens of skin/subcutaneous composites...
  51. ncbi request reprint Associations between major life events, traumatic incidents, and depression among Buffalo police officers
    Tara A Hartley
    Health Effects Laboratory Division, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Morgantown, WV 26505, USA
    Int J Emerg Ment Health 9:25-35. 2007
    ..Police agencies should consider developing psychological assistance efforts to help affected officers cope with these events and deal with depression...
  52. doi request reprint Modeling of the muscle/tendon excursions and moment arms in the thumb using the commercial software anybody
    John Z Wu
    National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, NIOSH CDC, 1095 Willowdale Road, MS 2027, Morgantown, WV 26505, USA
    J Biomech 42:383-8. 2009
    ..g., ADPt and ADPo) can be represented by the averaged excursions of two strings. Our results show that the tendons with large PCSAs can be well represented biomechanically using the proposed approach in the major range of motion...
  53. ncbi request reprint Variation in the WBC differential count and other factors associated with reporting of herpes labialis: a population-based study of adults
    Christine G Parks
    Biostatistics and Epidemiology Branch and Toxicology and Molecular Biology Branch, Health Effects Laboratory Division, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Morgantown, WV 26505, USA
    FEMS Immunol Med Microbiol 51:336-43. 2007
    ..Prospective studies may help to show whether such differences indicate susceptibility to loss of latency or represent a consequence of reactivated infection...
  54. pmc Silicosis in lymph nodes: the canary in the miner?
    Jean M Cox-Ganser
    Division of Respiratory Disease Studies, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Morgantown, WV, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 51:164-9. 2009
    ..To investigate evidence that lymph node silicosis can precede parenchymal silicosis...
  55. ncbi request reprint A community-driven model of research participation: the Jackson Heart Study Participant Recruitment and Retention Study
    Sharon B Wyatt
    School of Nursing, University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson, Mississippi 39216 4505, USA
    Ethn Dis 13:438-55. 2003
    ..Findings generated an emerging Community-Driven Model, which has potential to enlighten researchers about effective strategies for recruiting and retaining African Americans for research participation...
  56. ncbi request reprint PGJ2 inhibition of LPS-induced inflammatory mediator expression from rat alveolar macrophages
    Dale W Porter
    Health Effects Laboratory Division, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Morgantown, West Virginia 26505, USA
    J Toxicol Environ Health A 70:1967-76. 2007
    ..Thus, data in this study established that PGJ2 inhibited LPS-induced inflammatory mediator production in rat AM, and this inhibition is mediated, at least in part, by reducing the expression of NF-kappaB mRNA...
  57. ncbi request reprint Pulmonary toxicity of Expancel microspheres in the rat
    Dale W Porter
    National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Health Effects Laboratory Division, Morgantown, West Virginia 26505, USA
    Toxicol Pathol 35:702-14. 2007
    ..lung (supplementary Figure 1); broncholar epithelium 28 days following exposure to 551 DE 20 microspheres (supplementary Figure 2); membrane ruffling and some instances of phagocytosis within the microspheres (supplementary Figure 3)]..
  58. pmc A novel network model identified a 13-gene lung cancer prognostic signature
    Nancy Lan Guo
    Mary Babb Randolph Cancer Centre, Department of Community Medicine, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV 26506 9300, USA
    Int J Comput Biol Drug Des 4:19-39. 2011
    ..Using this approach, a 13-gene lung cancer prognosis signature was identified, which generated significant prognostic stratifications (log-rank P < 0.05) in Director's Challenge Study (n = 442)...
  59. ncbi request reprint A comparison of X-ray fluorescence and wet chemical analysis of air filter samples from a scrap lead smelting operation
    Martin Harper
    Exposure Assessment Branch, Health Effects Laboratory Division, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, 1095 Willowdale Rd, MS 3030, Morgantown, WV 26505, USA
    J Environ Monit 6:819-26. 2004
    ..As a result of this pilot project, all three samplers were considered suitable for inclusion in further field research studies...
  60. pmc Serum cotinine levels and prehypertension in never smokers
    Omayma Alshaarawy
    Department of Epidemiology, West Virginia University School of Public Health, 1 Medical Center Drive, P O Box 9190, Morgantown, WV 26506, USA
    Int J Hypertens 2013:284524. 2013
    ..Higher secondhand smoke exposure measured objectively by serum cotinine levels was found to be associated with prehypertension in certain subgroups of a representative sample of the US population...
  61. ncbi request reprint Immunogenetic factors in beryllium sensitization and chronic beryllium disease
    Ainsley Weston
    Toxicology and Molecular Biology Branch, Health Effects Laboratory Division, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, 1095 Willowdale Road, Mailstop L 3014, Morgantown, WV 26505 2888, USA
    Mutat Res 592:68-78. 2005
    ....
  62. ncbi request reprint Airway responses in Brown Norway rats following inhalation sensitization and challenge with trimellitic anhydride
    Xing Dong Zhang
    Health Effects Laboratory Division, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Morgantown, West Virginia 26505, USA
    Toxicol Sci 94:322-9. 2006
    ....
  63. ncbi request reprint The Buffalo Cardio-Metabolic Occupational Police Stress (BCOPS) pilot study: methods and participant characteristics
    John M Violanti
    School of Public Health and Health Professions, Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, State University of New York at Buffalo 14214 8001, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 16:148-56. 2006
    ..This pilot study was undertaken to establish a methodology and descriptive results for a larger police study...
  64. doi request reprint Shift-work and suicide ideation among police officers
    John M Violanti
    Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, School of Public Health and Health Professions, State University of NY at Buffalo, Buffalo, New York
    Am J Ind Med 51:758-68. 2008
    ..This cross-sectional study assessed the association of shift work with suicide ideation among police officers...
  65. ncbi request reprint Police trauma and cardiovascular disease: association between PTSD symptoms and metabolic syndrome
    John M Violanti
    Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, School of Public Health and Health Professions, State University of NY at Buffalo, USA
    Int J Emerg Ment Health 8:227-37. 2006
    ..71, 95% C.I. = 0.99 - 7.37). Thus, officers with severe PTSD symptoms were approximately three times more likely to have the metabolic syndrome and education may account for some of this association...
  66. ncbi request reprint Comparison of wood-dust aerosol size-distributions collected by air samplers
    Martin Harper
    National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, MS 3030 1095 Willowdale Rd, Morgantown, WV 26505, USA
    J Environ Monit 6:18-22. 2004
    ..The results are consistent with some relevant laboratory studies...
  67. ncbi request reprint Recruiting African-American research participation in the Jackson Heart Study: methods, response rates, and sample description
    Sonja R Fuqua
    School of Medicine, Jackson Heart Study, University of Mississippi Medical Center Jackson, Mississippi 39216 4505, USA
    Ethn Dis 15:S6-18-29. 2005
    ..The sampling and recruitment methods, response rate, and cohort description for the all-African-American Jackson Heart Study (JHS) are detailed...