D Feskanich

Summary

Affiliation: Harvard University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Protein, iron, and meat consumption and risk for rheumatoid arthritis: a prospective cohort study
    Elizabeth Benito-Garcia
    Section of Clinical Sciences, Division of Rheumatology, Immunology and Allergy, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Francis Street, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Arthritis Res Ther 9:R16. 2007
  2. pmc Aspirin and lung cancer risk in a cohort study of women: dosage, duration and latency
    D Feskanich
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Br J Cancer 97:1295-9. 2007
  3. doi request reprint Menopausal and reproductive factors and risk of age-related macular degeneration
    Diane Feskanich
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Arch Ophthalmol 126:519-24. 2008
  4. pmc Nightshift work and fracture risk: the Nurses' Health Study
    D Feskanich
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Osteoporos Int 20:537-42. 2009
  5. ncbi request reprint Plasma vitamin D metabolites and risk of colorectal cancer in women
    Diane Feskanich
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 13:1502-8. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint Vitamin K intake and hip fractures in women: a prospective study
    D Feskanich
    Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 69:74-9. 1999
  7. pmc Dietary intakes of vitamins A, C, and E and risk of melanoma in two cohorts of women
    D Feskanich
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Br J Cancer 88:1381-7. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint Calcium, vitamin D, milk consumption, and hip fractures: a prospective study among postmenopausal women
    Diane Feskanich
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 77:504-11. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint Walking and leisure-time activity and risk of hip fracture in postmenopausal women
    Diane Feskanich
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, 181 Longwood Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    JAMA 288:2300-6. 2002
  10. pmc Stress and suicide in the Nurses' Health Study
    D Feskanich
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Epidemiol Community Health 56:95-8. 2002

Research Grants

  1. Diet and Risk of Hip Fractures in Men
    Diane Feskanich; Fiscal Year: 2008
  2. Physical Activity and Hip Fractures in Men
    Diane Feskanich; Fiscal Year: 2008

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Detail Information

Publications49

  1. pmc Protein, iron, and meat consumption and risk for rheumatoid arthritis: a prospective cohort study
    Elizabeth Benito-Garcia
    Section of Clinical Sciences, Division of Rheumatology, Immunology and Allergy, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Francis Street, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Arthritis Res Ther 9:R16. 2007
    ..We were unable to confirm that there is an association between protein or meat and risk for RA in this large female cohort. Iron was also not associated with RA in this cohort...
  2. pmc Aspirin and lung cancer risk in a cohort study of women: dosage, duration and latency
    D Feskanich
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Br J Cancer 97:1295-9. 2007
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  3. doi request reprint Menopausal and reproductive factors and risk of age-related macular degeneration
    Diane Feskanich
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Arch Ophthalmol 126:519-24. 2008
    ..To investigate whether estrogen exposures are associated with lower risks of age-related macular degeneration (AMD)...
  4. pmc Nightshift work and fracture risk: the Nurses' Health Study
    D Feskanich
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Osteoporos Int 20:537-42. 2009
    ..Our study, to our knowledge, the first to address this question, supports the hypothesis that nightshift work may negatively affect bone health, adding to the growing list of ailments that have been associated with shift work...
  5. ncbi request reprint Plasma vitamin D metabolites and risk of colorectal cancer in women
    Diane Feskanich
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 13:1502-8. 2004
    ..We therefore examined risk in relation to plasma concentrations of these vitamin D metabolites...
  6. ncbi request reprint Vitamin K intake and hip fractures in women: a prospective study
    D Feskanich
    Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 69:74-9. 1999
    ..However, data are limited on the effects of dietary vitamin K...
  7. pmc Dietary intakes of vitamins A, C, and E and risk of melanoma in two cohorts of women
    D Feskanich
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Br J Cancer 88:1381-7. 2003
    ..05) and a significant positive dose-response with frequency of orange juice consumption (P=0.008). Further research is needed to determine whether another component in foods such as orange juice may contribute to an increase in risk...
  8. ncbi request reprint Calcium, vitamin D, milk consumption, and hip fractures: a prospective study among postmenopausal women
    Diane Feskanich
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 77:504-11. 2003
    ..Fewer studies have focused on vitamin D in preventing postmenopausal osteoporosis or fractures...
  9. ncbi request reprint Walking and leisure-time activity and risk of hip fracture in postmenopausal women
    Diane Feskanich
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, 181 Longwood Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    JAMA 288:2300-6. 2002
    ..Walking is the most common activity among older adults, and evidence suggests that it can increase femoral bone density and reduce fracture risk...
  10. pmc Stress and suicide in the Nurses' Health Study
    D Feskanich
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Epidemiol Community Health 56:95-8. 2002
    ..This study examined prospectively the associations between self perceived stress, diazepam use, and death from suicide among adult women...
  11. ncbi request reprint Vitamin A intake and hip fractures among postmenopausal women
    Diane Feskanich
    Channing Laboratory, 181 Longwood Ave, Boston, MA 02115
    JAMA 287:47-54. 2002
    ..Ingestion of toxic amounts of vitamin A affects bone remodeling and can have adverse skeletal effects in animals. The possibility has been raised that long-term high vitamin A intake could contribute to fracture risk in humans...
  12. ncbi request reprint Prospective study of fruit and vegetable consumption and risk of lung cancer among men and women
    D Feskanich
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 92:1812-23. 2000
    ..beta-Carotene was hypothesized to be largely responsible for the apparent protective effect, but this hypothesis was not supported by clinical trials...
  13. pmc Oral contraceptive use and risk of melanoma in premenopausal women
    D Feskanich
    Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Br J Cancer 81:918-23. 1999
    ..Further research is needed to determine whether low-dose oestrogen pills in particular are associated with an increase in risk and to describe possible interactions between OC use and sun exposure or other risk factors for melanoma...
  14. ncbi request reprint Adherence to the Dietary Guidelines for Americans and risk of major chronic disease in men
    M L McCullough
    Departments of Nutrition, Epidemiology, and Biostatistics, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 72:1223-31. 2000
    ..The healthy eating index (HEI) measures the concordance of dietary patterns with these guidelines...
  15. pmc Physical activity patterns and prevention of weight gain in premenopausal women
    R A Mekary
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 2115, USA
    Int J Obes (Lond) 33:1039-47. 2009
    ..Studies of the association between physical activity (PA) and weight maintenance have been inconsistent...
  16. pmc Physical activity and risk of breast cancer in premenopausal women
    G A Colditz
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Br J Cancer 89:847-51. 2003
    ..The potential interactions between physical activity, adiposity, and current use of OCs require further study...
  17. pmc Physical activity in relation to long-term weight maintenance after intentional weight loss in premenopausal women
    Rania A Mekary
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 18:167-74. 2010
    ..Increased PA, particularly high intensity activities, is associated with better maintenance of weight loss. The benefits of activity were greater among overweight/obese than normal weight women...
  18. ncbi request reprint Reproducibility and validity of dietary patterns assessed with a food-frequency questionnaire
    F B Hu
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 69:243-9. 1999
    ..Recently, the analysis of dietary patterns has emerged as a possible approach to examining diet-disease relations...
  19. ncbi request reprint Fruits, vegetables and lung cancer: a pooled analysis of cohort studies
    Stephanie A Smith-Warner
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, 665 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Int J Cancer 107:1001-11. 2003
    ..However, we cannot rule out the possibility that our results are due to residual confounding by smoking. The primary focus for reducing lung cancer incidence should continue to be smoking prevention and cessation...
  20. pmc Lung cancer incidence in never smokers
    Heather A Wakelee
    Division of Oncology, Department of Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, USA
    J Clin Oncol 25:472-8. 2007
    ..However, data on this topic, particularly lung cancer incidence rates in never smokers, are limited...
  21. ncbi request reprint Long-term aspirin use and mortality in women
    Andrew T Chan
    Gastrointestinal Unit, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 0214, USA
    Arch Intern Med 167:562-72. 2007
    ..The influence of long-term use of aspirin on total mortality in women remains uncertain...
  22. ncbi request reprint Reproductive and menopausal factors and risk of systemic lupus erythematosus in women
    Karen H Costenbader
    Robert B Brigham Arthritis and Musculoskeletal Diseases Clinical Research Center, Brigham and Women s Hospital, and Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 56:1251-62. 2007
    ..This study was carried out to examine associations between female reproductive and menopausal factors and the development of SLE...
  23. ncbi request reprint Operating room nursing and lung cancer risk in a cohort of female registered nurses
    Margaret A Gates
    Department of Medicine, Bridham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Channing Laboratory, Third Floor, 181 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Scand J Work Environ Health 33:140-7. 2007
    ..We examined the association between duration of employment as an operating room nurse, a proxy measure for surgical smoke exposure, and subsequent lung cancer risk...
  24. ncbi request reprint A nested case control study of plasma 25-hydroxyvitamin D concentrations and risk of colorectal cancer
    Kana Wu
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, 665 Huntington Ave, Bldg 2, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 99:1120-9. 2007
    ..We investigated this relationship in a nested case-control study within the Health Professionals Follow-up Study (HPFS), a large ongoing study of male health professionals living in the United States...
  25. pmc Coffee, tea, caffeine and risk of breast cancer: a 22-year follow-up
    Davaasambuu Ganmaa
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Int J Cancer 122:2071-6. 2008
    ..However, our results suggested a weak inverse association between caffeine-containing beverages and risk of postmenopausal breast cancer...
  26. pmc Aspirin, NSAID, and acetaminophen use and the risk of endometrial cancer
    Akila N Viswanathan
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Brigham and Women s Hospital Dana Farber Cancer Institute and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Cancer Res 68:2507-13. 2008
    ..However, risk was significantly lower for current aspirin users who were obese or who were postmenopausal and had never used PMHs; these subgroup findings require further confirmation...
  27. ncbi request reprint Circulating 25-hydroxyvitamin d levels and survival in patients with colorectal cancer
    Kimmie Ng
    Division of Medical Oncology, Dana Farber Cancer Institute Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Clin Oncol 26:2984-91. 2008
    ..Higher plasma 25-hydroxyvitamin D(3) (25(OH)D) levels are associated with a decreased incidence of colorectal cancer, but the influence of plasma 25(OH)D on the outcome of patients with established colorectal cancer is unknown...
  28. pmc Dietary correlates of urinary 6-sulfatoxymelatonin concentrations in the Nurses' Health Study cohorts
    Eva S Schernhammer
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 90:975-85. 2009
    ..Although melatonin is a direct derivative of the essential amino acid tryptophan, little is known about the relation of diet with melatonin concentrations...
  29. pmc Bicycle riding, walking, and weight gain in premenopausal women
    ANNE C LUSK
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, 655 Huntington Ave, Bldg II, Room 314, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Arch Intern Med 170:1050-6. 2010
    ..To our knowledge, research has not been conducted on bicycle riding and weight control in comparison with walking. Our objective was to assess the association between bicycle riding and weight control in premenopausal women...
  30. ncbi request reprint Dietary carotenoids and risk of lung cancer in a pooled analysis of seven cohort studies
    Satu Mannisto
    Harvard School of Public Health, Department of Nutrition, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 13:40-8. 2004
    ..Although smoking is the strongest risk factor for lung cancer, greater intake of foods high in beta-cryptoxanthin, such as citrus fruit, may modestly lower the risk...
  31. ncbi request reprint Reproducibility and validity of the Diet Quality Index Revised as assessed by use of a food-frequency questionnaire
    P K Newby
    Jean Mayer US Department of Agriculture Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging, Tufts University, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 78:941-9. 2003
    ..The Diet Quality Index Revised (DQI-R) is a dietary assessment instrument based on 10 dietary recommendations reflecting dietary guidelines and policy in the United States...
  32. ncbi request reprint Modifying the Healthy Eating Index to assess diet quality in children and adolescents
    Diane Feskanich
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, 181 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 104:1375-83. 2004
    ..The Healthy Eating Index (HEI) is a scoring system used by the US government to assess adherence to the Dietary Guidelines for Americans. We examined the ability of the HEI to monitor diet quality among youth...
  33. pmc Adult recall of adolescent diet: reproducibility and comparison with maternal reporting
    Sonia S Maruti
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston 02215, MA, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 161:89-97. 2005
    ..30 (range, 0.10-0.61). While further studies are warranted, these findings imply that this food frequency questionnaire provides a reasonable record of adolescent diet...
  34. ncbi request reprint Risk factors and individual probabilities of melanoma for whites
    Eunyoung Cho
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Clin Oncol 23:2669-75. 2005
    ....
  35. ncbi request reprint Physical activity and survival after breast cancer diagnosis
    Michelle D Holmes
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass 02115, USA
    JAMA 293:2479-86. 2005
    ..Physical activity has been shown to decrease the incidence of breast cancer, but the effect on recurrence or survival after a breast cancer diagnosis is not known...
  36. ncbi request reprint Intakes of vitamins A, C and E and folate and multivitamins and lung cancer: a pooled analysis of 8 prospective studies
    Eunyoung Cho
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Int J Cancer 118:970-8. 2006
    ..The results generally did not differ across studies or by sex, smoking habits and lung cancer cell type. In conclusion, these data do not support the hypothesis that intakes of vitamins A, C and E and folate reduce lung cancer risk...
  37. ncbi request reprint Intake of fruits and vegetables, carotenoids, folate, and vitamins A, C, E and risk of bladder cancer among women (United States)
    Crystal N Holick
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 16:1135-45. 2005
    ..To examine the relation between fruits and vegetables, carotenoids, folate, and vitamins A, C, E and the risk of bladder cancer in a prospective study of women...
  38. ncbi request reprint Validation of adolescent diet recalled by adults
    Sonia S Maruti
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Epidemiology 17:226-9. 2006
    ..Few studies have examined the validity of adolescent diet as recalled by adults many years later...
  39. ncbi request reprint Smoking intensity, duration, and cessation, and the risk of rheumatoid arthritis in women
    Karen H Costenbader
    Division of Rheumatology, Immunology, and Allergy, Robert B Brigham Arthritis and Musculoskeletal Diseases Clinical Research Center, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass 02115, USA
    Am J Med 119:503.e1-9. 2006
    ....
  40. pmc Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, acetaminophen, and risk of skin cancer in the Nurses' Health Study
    J M Jeter
    Department of Medicine, University of Arizona College of Medicine, 1515 N Campbell Ave, PO Box 245024, Tucson, AZ 85724, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 23:1451-61. 2012
    ..We prospectively examined whether use of NSAIDS or acetaminophen was associated with a lower risk of skin cancer in women...
  41. pmc Vitamin D intake and risks of systemic lupus erythematosus and rheumatoid arthritis in women
    K H Costenbader
    Department of Medicine, Division of Rheumatology, Immunology, and Allergy, Section of Clinical Sciences, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Ann Rheum Dis 67:530-5. 2008
    ..Vitamin D has immune-modulating effects and may protect against the development of systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) and rheumatoid arthritis (RA)...
  42. ncbi request reprint Smoking and the risk of endometrial cancer: results from the Nurses' Health Study
    Akila N Viswanathan
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Int J Cancer 114:996-1001. 2005
    ..The findings provide insight into disease etiology and suggest that the influence of smoking on endometrial cancer risk occurs even in early adulthood, is long-lasting, and may not be attributed solely to short-term hormonal modulation...
  43. pmc Physical activity and premenopausal breast cancer: an examination of recall and selection bias
    Sonia S Maruti
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 20:549-58. 2009
    ..Compared with cohort studies, case-control investigations have tended to report clearer protective associations for the relationship between physical activity and premenopausal breast cancer risk...
  44. pmc Systemic lupus erythematosus and the risk of cardiovascular disease: results from the nurses' health study
    A Elisabeth Hak
    Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 61:1396-402. 2009
    ..Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) has been associated with an increased risk of cardiovascular disease. However, prospective population-based data addressing this association have been lacking...
  45. ncbi request reprint Diet quality and major chronic disease risk in men and women: moving toward improved dietary guidance
    Marjorie L McCullough
    American Cancer Society, Atlanta, GA 30329, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 76:1261-71. 2002
    ..Research suggests that greater reductions in risk are possible with more specific guidance...
  46. ncbi request reprint Lung cancer rates in men and women with comparable histories of smoking
    Chris Bain
    School of Population Health, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    J Natl Cancer Inst 96:826-34. 2004
    ..Despite prospective data that conflict with this hypothesis, mechanistic studies to find a biologic basis for a sex difference continue...
  47. pmc A prospective study of age-specific physical activity and premenopausal breast cancer
    Sonia S Maruti
    Cancer Prevention Program, Division of Public Health Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, 1100 Fairview Ave N, M4 B402, Seattle, WA 98109 1024, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 100:728-37. 2008
    ..We investigated whether physical activity is associated with reduced incidence of premenopausal breast cancer, and, if so, what age period and intensity of activity are critical...
  48. ncbi request reprint Alcohol consumption and risk of lung cancer: a pooled analysis of cohort studies
    Jo L Freudenheim
    Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, University at Buffalo, State University of New York, Buffalo, NY 14214, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 82:657-67. 2005
    ..Although smoking is the primary cause of lung cancer, much is unknown about lung cancer etiology, including risk determinants for nonsmokers and modifying factors for smokers...
  49. ncbi request reprint Prospective study of diabetes and risk of hip fracture: the Nurses' Health Study
    Mohsen Janghorbani
    School of Public Health, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran
    Diabetes Care 29:1573-8. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine whether women with type 1 and type 2 diabetes are at higher risk of hip fractures...

Research Grants2

  1. Diet and Risk of Hip Fractures in Men
    Diane Feskanich; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Results from this research would contribute to dietary advice for prevention of osteoporosis that is specific for men and would encourage expansion of public health messages beyond the current audience of postmenopausal women. ..
  2. Physical Activity and Hip Fractures in Men
    Diane Feskanich; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Advice on activity that is specific for men would encourage the expansion of public health messages on osteoporosis to extend beyond the current audience of postmenopausal women to include the growing population of aging men. ..