Wk Al-Delaimy

Summary

Affiliation: Harvard University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Nicotine in hair of bar and restaurant workers
    W Al-Delaimy
    Department of Public Health, Wellington School of Medicine
    N Z Med J 114:80-3. 2001
  2. ncbi request reprint Folate intake and risk of stroke among women
    Wael K Al-Delaimy
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, 665 Huntington Ave, Boston, Mass 02115, USA
    Stroke 35:1259-63. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint A prospective study of smoking and risk of breast cancer in young adult women
    Wael K Al-Delaimy
    Department of Nutrition and Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 13:398-404. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Effect of type 2 diabetes and its duration on the risk of peripheral arterial disease among men
    Wael K Al-Delaimy
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Med 116:236-40. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Magnesium intake and risk of coronary heart disease among men
    Wael K Al-Delaimy
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Am Coll Nutr 23:63-70. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint A prospective study of calcium intake from diet and supplements and risk of ischemic heart disease among men
    Wael K Al-Delaimy
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 77:814-8. 2003
  7. ncbi request reprint Toenail nicotine levels as a biomarker of tobacco smoke exposure
    Wael K Al-Delaimy
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 11:1400-4. 2002
  8. pmc Hair as a biomarker for exposure to tobacco smoke
    W K Al-Delaimy
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Tob Control 11:176-82. 2002
  9. pmc Passive smoking, as measured by hair nicotine, and severity of acute lower respiratory illnesses among children
    Wk Al-Delaimy
    Department of Public Health, Wellington School of Medicine, Wellington, New Zealand
    Tob Induc Dis 1:27-33. 2002
  10. ncbi request reprint Smoking and mortality among women with type 2 diabetes: The Nurses' Health Study cohort
    W K Al-Delaimy
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Diabetes Care 24:2043-8. 2001

Detail Information

Publications18

  1. ncbi request reprint Nicotine in hair of bar and restaurant workers
    W Al-Delaimy
    Department of Public Health, Wellington School of Medicine
    N Z Med J 114:80-3. 2001
    ..To measure the relation between workplace smoking policies and exposures to Environmental Tobacco Smoke (ETS) of workers in bars and restaurants...
  2. ncbi request reprint Folate intake and risk of stroke among women
    Wael K Al-Delaimy
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, 665 Huntington Ave, Boston, Mass 02115, USA
    Stroke 35:1259-63. 2004
    ..We aim to assess the relation between folate intake and stroke incidence among women participating in the Nurses' Health Study...
  3. ncbi request reprint A prospective study of smoking and risk of breast cancer in young adult women
    Wael K Al-Delaimy
    Department of Nutrition and Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 13:398-404. 2004
    ..To investigate the association between smoking and invasive breast cancers characterized by their estrogen receptor status in a large prospective study of mainly premenopausal women...
  4. ncbi request reprint Effect of type 2 diabetes and its duration on the risk of peripheral arterial disease among men
    Wael K Al-Delaimy
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Med 116:236-40. 2004
    ..To assess the relation between the duration of diabetes and the risk of peripheral arterial disease among men...
  5. ncbi request reprint Magnesium intake and risk of coronary heart disease among men
    Wael K Al-Delaimy
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Am Coll Nutr 23:63-70. 2004
    ..Our aim in this study was to assess the relationship between magnesium intake and risk of coronary heart disease (CHD) among men...
  6. ncbi request reprint A prospective study of calcium intake from diet and supplements and risk of ischemic heart disease among men
    Wael K Al-Delaimy
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 77:814-8. 2003
    ..Calcium intake is thought to have a protective effect on the risk of developing ischemic heart disease (IHD), but the existing data are inconsistent...
  7. ncbi request reprint Toenail nicotine levels as a biomarker of tobacco smoke exposure
    Wael K Al-Delaimy
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 11:1400-4. 2002
    ..Nail nicotine levels may reflect aspects of active and passive exposure not captured by standard questionnaires and, thus, have the potential to provide better assessment of associations with health risk...
  8. pmc Hair as a biomarker for exposure to tobacco smoke
    W K Al-Delaimy
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Tob Control 11:176-82. 2002
    ..Nevertheless, hair nicotine promises to be a valid and reliable measure of longer term exposure that can be readily applied in epidemiological studies of exposure to tobacco smoke, and more specifically ETS, and its risk to health...
  9. pmc Passive smoking, as measured by hair nicotine, and severity of acute lower respiratory illnesses among children
    Wk Al-Delaimy
    Department of Public Health, Wellington School of Medicine, Wellington, New Zealand
    Tob Induc Dis 1:27-33. 2002
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  10. ncbi request reprint Smoking and mortality among women with type 2 diabetes: The Nurses' Health Study cohort
    W K Al-Delaimy
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Diabetes Care 24:2043-8. 2001
    ..To assess the relationship between cigarette smoking and mortality among women with type 2 diabetes in the Nurses' Health Study cohort...
  11. pmc Is the hair nicotine level a more accurate biomarker of environmental tobacco smoke exposure than urine cotinine?
    W K Al-Delaimy
    Department of Public Health, Wellington School of Medicine, Wellington, New Zealand
    J Epidemiol Community Health 56:66-71. 2002
    ..The aim of this study was to compare the two biomarkers of exposure to environmental tobacco smoke (ETS); urine cotinine and hair nicotine, using questionnaires as the standard...
  12. ncbi request reprint Smoking and risk of coronary heart disease among women with type 2 diabetes mellitus
    Wael K Al-Delaimy
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, 665 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Arch Intern Med 162:273-9. 2002
    ..Although the association between smoking and increased risk of coronary heart disease (CHD) is well established in the general population, this relationship is less well-defined among individuals with diabetes...
  13. ncbi request reprint Snoring as a risk factor for type II diabetes mellitus: a prospective study
    Wael K Al-Delaimy
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, 665 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 155:387-93. 2002
    ..These results suggest that snoring is independently associated with elevated risk of type II diabetes...
  14. ncbi request reprint Passive smoking in children: effect of avoidance strategies, at home as measured by hair nicotine levels
    W K Al-Delaimy
    Department of Public Health, Wellington School of Medicine, New Zealand
    Arch Environ Health 56:117-22. 2001
    ..Smoking outside the home, as reported by parents, did not cause a reduction in nicotine levels in the hair of children...
  15. ncbi request reprint Plasma carotenoids as biomarkers of intake of fruits and vegetables: ecological-level correlations in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC)
    W K Al-Delaimy
    Nutrition and Hormones Group, International Agency for Research on Cancer IARC WHO, Lyon, France
    Eur J Clin Nutr 59:1397-408. 2005
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  16. ncbi request reprint Plasma carotenoids as biomarkers of intake of fruits and vegetables: individual-level correlations in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC)
    W K Al-Delaimy
    International Agency for Research on Cancer IARC WHO, Lyon, France
    Eur J Clin Nutr 59:1387-96. 2005
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  17. ncbi request reprint Reliability of biomarkers of iron status, blood lipids, oxidative stress, vitamin D, C-reactive protein and fructosamine in two Dutch cohorts
    W K Al-Delaimy
    International Agency for Research on Cancer IARC WHO, Lyon, France
    Biomarkers 11:370-82. 2006
    ..With the exception of a few gender-specific differences, most of the 20 biomarkers performed well and can be considered to have sufficient reliability to be used in future cohort studies...
  18. pmc When California smokers use nicotine replacement therapy, most are trying to quit smoking
    W K Al-Delaimy
    Tob Control 14:359-60. 2005