W R Farwell

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Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint The relationship between total plasma carotenoids and risk factors for chronic disease among middle-aged and older men
    Wildon R Farwell
    Massachusetts Veterans Epidemiology Research and Information Center, VA Boston Healthcare System, Boston Division 151 MAV, 150 South Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA, USA
    Br J Nutr 100:883-9. 2008
  2. pmc Serum anion gap, bicarbonate and biomarkers of inflammation in healthy individuals in a national survey
    Wildon R Farwell
    Massachusetts Veterans Epidemiology Research and Information Center, VA Boston Healthcare System, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02130, USA
    CMAJ 182:137-41. 2010
  3. doi request reprint Serum bicarbonate, anion gap and insulin resistance in the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey
    W R Farwell
    Massachusetts Veterans Epidemiology Research and Information Center, VA Boston Healthcare System, Boston, MA 02130, USA
    Diabet Med 25:798-804. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint Trends in prostate-specific antigen testing from 1995 through 2004
    Wildon R Farwell
    Veterans Affairs Boston Healthcare System, Boston Division, Boston, MA 02130, USA
    Arch Intern Med 167:2497-502. 2007
  5. doi request reprint The association between statins and cancer incidence in a veterans population
    Wildon R Farwell
    Massachusetts Veterans Epidemiology Research and Information Center, VA Boston Healthcare System, Boston, MA 02130, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 100:134-9. 2008
  6. pmc Demographic, dietary, and serum factors and parathyroid hormone in the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey
    J M Paik
    Renal Division, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Osteoporos Int 23:1727-36. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Comparative effectiveness research and medical informatics
    Leonard W D'Avolio
    VA Boston Healthcare System, Massachusetts Veterans Epidemiology Research and Information Center, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Med 123:e32-7. 2010
  8. pmc Evaluation of a generalizable approach to clinical information retrieval using the automated retrieval console (ARC)
    Leonard W D'Avolio
    Massachusetts Veterans Epidemiology Research and Information Center Cooperative Studies Coordinating Center, VA Boston Healthcare System, Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts 02130, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 17:375-82. 2010
  9. ncbi request reprint Serum anion gap and blood pressure in the national health and nutrition examination survey
    Eric N Taylor
    Renal Division and Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Hypertension 50:320-4. 2007
  10. doi request reprint Prevalence and characteristics of tinnitus among US adults
    Josef Shargorodsky
    Department of Otolaryngology, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Boston, Mass, USA
    Am J Med 123:711-8. 2010

Detail Information

Publications15

  1. doi request reprint The relationship between total plasma carotenoids and risk factors for chronic disease among middle-aged and older men
    Wildon R Farwell
    Massachusetts Veterans Epidemiology Research and Information Center, VA Boston Healthcare System, Boston Division 151 MAV, 150 South Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA, USA
    Br J Nutr 100:883-9. 2008
    ..12, 1.57), using logistic regression. Few lifestyle and clinical risk factors appear to be related to levels of total plasma carotenoids; however, levels of biomarkers such as plasma lipids and alpha-tocopherol may be strongly related...
  2. pmc Serum anion gap, bicarbonate and biomarkers of inflammation in healthy individuals in a national survey
    Wildon R Farwell
    Massachusetts Veterans Epidemiology Research and Information Center, VA Boston Healthcare System, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02130, USA
    CMAJ 182:137-41. 2010
    ..In vitro data suggest that lower extracellular pH activates the immune system. We conducted a population-based study of the relation between serum acid-base status and inflammation...
  3. doi request reprint Serum bicarbonate, anion gap and insulin resistance in the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey
    W R Farwell
    Massachusetts Veterans Epidemiology Research and Information Center, VA Boston Healthcare System, Boston, MA 02130, USA
    Diabet Med 25:798-804. 2008
    ..We examined the cross-sectional relations between serum bicarbonate, anion gap, and insulin resistance in a subset of healthy participants in the 1999-2000 and 2001-2002 National Health and Nutrition Examination Surveys...
  4. ncbi request reprint Trends in prostate-specific antigen testing from 1995 through 2004
    Wildon R Farwell
    Veterans Affairs Boston Healthcare System, Boston Division, Boston, MA 02130, USA
    Arch Intern Med 167:2497-502. 2007
    ..The utility of the prostate-specific antigen (PSA) test to screen for prostate cancer has been widely debated for several years. Whether PSA testing rates have changed during this period of controversy is not well known...
  5. doi request reprint The association between statins and cancer incidence in a veterans population
    Wildon R Farwell
    Massachusetts Veterans Epidemiology Research and Information Center, VA Boston Healthcare System, Boston, MA 02130, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 100:134-9. 2008
    ..We investigated this association in a population of veterans...
  6. pmc Demographic, dietary, and serum factors and parathyroid hormone in the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey
    J M Paik
    Renal Division, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Osteoporos Int 23:1727-36. 2012
    ..Associations between serum phosphorus and PTH may vary by race...
  7. doi request reprint Comparative effectiveness research and medical informatics
    Leonard W D'Avolio
    VA Boston Healthcare System, Massachusetts Veterans Epidemiology Research and Information Center, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Med 123:e32-7. 2010
    ..Examples of progress from the medical informatics literature and the Veterans Affairs Healthcare System are provided...
  8. pmc Evaluation of a generalizable approach to clinical information retrieval using the automated retrieval console (ARC)
    Leonard W D'Avolio
    Massachusetts Veterans Epidemiology Research and Information Center Cooperative Studies Coordinating Center, VA Boston Healthcare System, Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts 02130, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 17:375-82. 2010
    ..76, 0.80, and 0.75. In all but one case, conditional random fields outperformed maximum entropy-based classifiers. Algorithms had good performance without custom code or rules development, but performance varied by specific application...
  9. ncbi request reprint Serum anion gap and blood pressure in the national health and nutrition examination survey
    Eric N Taylor
    Renal Division and Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Hypertension 50:320-4. 2007
    ..73 m(2). The anion gap is independently associated with higher blood pressure. Further research is needed to elucidate the relation between organic acid and hypertension...
  10. doi request reprint Prevalence and characteristics of tinnitus among US adults
    Josef Shargorodsky
    Department of Otolaryngology, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Boston, Mass, USA
    Am J Med 123:711-8. 2010
    ..Tinnitus is common; however, few risk factors for tinnitus are known...
  11. pmc Racial differences in the relationship between vitamin D, bone mineral density, and parathyroid hormone in the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey
    O M Gutierrez
    Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, Department of Medicine, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, 1120 NW 14th Street, CRB, C 221, Room 815, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    Osteoporos Int 22:1745-53. 2011
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  12. pmc Adverse events associated with testosterone administration
    Shehzad Basaria
    Section of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Nutrition, Boston University School of Medicine and Boston Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    N Engl J Med 363:109-22. 2010
    ..Testosterone supplementation has been shown to increase muscle mass and strength in healthy older men. The safety and efficacy of testosterone treatment in older men who have limitations in mobility have not been studied...
  13. pmc Lack of cholesterol awareness among physicians who smoke
    Richard E Scranton
    Division of Aging, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 6:635-42. 2009
    ..However, the likelihood of being unaware was greater among smokers at both time points. Therefore, smokers do not appear to take advantage of other preventive strategies that would minimize their risk of developing CAD...
  14. ncbi request reprint Non-high-density lipoprotein cholesterol versus low-density lipoprotein cholesterol as a risk factor for a first nonfatal myocardial infarction
    Wildon R Farwell
    Department of Medicine, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Cardiol 96:1129-34. 2005
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  15. pmc Weight gain and new onset diabetes associated with olanzapine and risperidone
    Wildon R Farwell
    Department of Medicine, VA Boston Healthcare System, MA, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 19:1200-5. 2004
    ..To assess whether newer antipsychotic medications are associated with weight gain and development of diabetes...