Xiang Gao

Summary

Affiliation: Harvard University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Epidemiologic studies of particulate matter and lung cancer
    Yin Ge Li
    Department of Nutrition Science, College of Health and Human Development, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Chin J Cancer 33:376-80. 2014
  2. pmc Association of multiple sclerosis with restless legs syndrome and other sleep disorders in women
    Y Li
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA
    Neurology 78:1500-6. 2012
  3. pmc Habitual intake of dietary flavonoids and risk of Parkinson disease
    X Gao
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Neurology 78:1138-45. 2012
  4. pmc Prospective study of statin use and risk of Parkinson disease
    Xiang Gao
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, 181 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Arch Neurol 69:380-4. 2012
  5. pmc RLS in middle aged women and attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder in their offspring
    Xiang Gao
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard University School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Sleep Med 12:89-91. 2011
  6. pmc Family history of melanoma and Parkinson disease risk
    X Gao
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Neurology 73:1286-91. 2009
  7. pmc Obesity and restless legs syndrome in men and women
    Xiang Gao
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Neurology 72:1255-61. 2009
  8. pmc Restless legs syndrome and Parkinson's disease in men
    Xiang Gao
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Mov Disord 25:2654-7. 2010
  9. pmc Urinary 8-hydroxy-2-deoxyguanosine and cognitive function in Puerto Rican adults
    Xiang Gao
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard University School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 172:271-8. 2010
  10. pmc Food insecurity and cognitive function in Puerto Rican adults
    Xiang Gao
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard University School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 89:1197-203. 2009

Research Grants

  1. Prospective Study of Restless Leg Syndrome
    Xiang Gao; Fiscal Year: 2009
  2. Prospective Study of Restless Leg Syndrome
    Xiang Gao; Fiscal Year: 2010

Detail Information

Publications60

  1. ncbi request reprint Epidemiologic studies of particulate matter and lung cancer
    Yin Ge Li
    Department of Nutrition Science, College of Health and Human Development, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Chin J Cancer 33:376-80. 2014
    ..In this context, more prospective studies in Chinese populations are warranted to investigate the relationship between PM and lung cancer. ..
  2. pmc Association of multiple sclerosis with restless legs syndrome and other sleep disorders in women
    Y Li
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA
    Neurology 78:1500-6. 2012
    ..We also prospectively examined whether women with MS had an increased risk of developing RLS during 4 years of follow-up...
  3. pmc Habitual intake of dietary flavonoids and risk of Parkinson disease
    X Gao
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Neurology 78:1138-45. 2012
    ..To prospectively examine whether higher intakes of total flavonoids and their subclasses (flavanones, anthocyanins, flavan-3-ols, flavonols, flavones, and polymers) were associated with a lower risk of developing Parkinson disease (PD)...
  4. pmc Prospective study of statin use and risk of Parkinson disease
    Xiang Gao
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, 181 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Arch Neurol 69:380-4. 2012
    ..To prospectively examine whether use of statins is associated with altered risk of Parkinson disease (PD)...
  5. pmc RLS in middle aged women and attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder in their offspring
    Xiang Gao
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard University School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Sleep Med 12:89-91. 2011
    ..To test this hypothesis, we conducted a large-scaled cross-sectional study to examine whether women with a child with ADHD had a higher risk of having RLS than women of unaffected children...
  6. pmc Family history of melanoma and Parkinson disease risk
    X Gao
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Neurology 73:1286-91. 2009
    ..If this was due to common genetic mechanisms, a positive family history of melanoma would be associated with an excessive PD risk, independent of environmental risk factors for PD...
  7. pmc Obesity and restless legs syndrome in men and women
    Xiang Gao
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Neurology 72:1255-61. 2009
    ..We therefore examined whether individuals who are obese have an increased risk of RLS in two ongoing US cohorts, the Nurses' Health Study II and the Health Professional Follow-up Study...
  8. pmc Restless legs syndrome and Parkinson's disease in men
    Xiang Gao
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Mov Disord 25:2654-7. 2010
    ..In conclusion, men with RLS are more likely to have concurrent PD. Prospective studies are warranted to clarify the temporal relationship between RLS and PD...
  9. pmc Urinary 8-hydroxy-2-deoxyguanosine and cognitive function in Puerto Rican adults
    Xiang Gao
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard University School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 172:271-8. 2010
    ..Prospective studies are needed to elucidate whether elevated urinary 8-OHdG concentrations can predict the rate of cognitive decline and incident dementia...
  10. pmc Food insecurity and cognitive function in Puerto Rican adults
    Xiang Gao
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard University School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 89:1197-203. 2009
    ..Food insecurity is associated with nutrient inadequacy and a variety of unfavorable health outcomes. However, little is known about whether food security is associated with lower cognitive function in the elderly...
  11. pmc Use of ibuprofen and risk of Parkinson disease
    Xiang Gao
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, and Harvard Medical School, 181 Longwood Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Neurology 76:863-9. 2011
    ..Use of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAID) in general, and possibly ibuprofen in particular, has been shown to be related to lower PD risk in previous epidemiologic studies...
  12. doi request reprint Cancer and Parkinson's disease: the odd couple
    X Gao
    Channing Laboratory XG, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Drugs Today (Barc) 47:215-22. 2011
    ..In the current review, we summarize recent findings to offer new insight into the pathogenesis of both conditions...
  13. pmc A prospective study of bowel movement frequency and risk of Parkinson's disease
    Xiang Gao
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, 181 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 174:546-51. 2011
    ..In conclusion, infrequent bowel movements may antedate the onset of cardinal motor symptoms of Parkinson's disease and may contribute to the identification of populations with higher than average Parkinson's disease risk...
  14. pmc Restless legs syndrome and erectile dysfunction
    Xiang Gao
    Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    Sleep 33:75-9. 2010
    ..Dopaminergic hypofunction in the central nervous system may contribute to restless legs syndrome (RLS) and erectile dysfunction (ED). We therefore examined whether men with RLS have higher prevalences of ED...
  15. pmc Caffeine and risk of Parkinson's disease in a large cohort of men and women
    Natalia Palacios
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Mov Disord 27:1276-82. 2012
    ..Findings from this large, prospective study of men and women are consistent with a protective effect of caffeine intake on PD incidence, with an attenuating influence of HRT in women. © 2012 Movement Disorder Society...
  16. pmc Alcohol and risk of Parkinson's disease in a large, prospective cohort of men and women
    Natalia Palacios
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, 655 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Mov Disord 27:980-7. 2012
    ..77 (95% CI: 0.41, 1.45; P trend: 0.87). Consumption of beer, wine, or liquor was also not associated with PD risk. The results of this large, prospective study do not support an association between alcohol intake and risk of PD...
  17. pmc Prospective study of restless legs syndrome and risk of depression in women
    Yanping Li
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 176:279-88. 2012
    ..Further prospective studies using refined approaches to ascertainment of RLS and depression are warranted...
  18. pmc Plasma urate and Parkinson's disease in women
    Eilis J O'Reilly
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 172:666-70. 2010
    ..Unlike in men, these findings do not support the hypothesis that urate is strongly associated with lower rates of Parkinson's disease among women...
  19. pmc Associations of self-reported sleep duration and snoring with colorectal cancer risk in men and women
    Xuehong Zhang
    Channing Division of Network Medicine, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Sleep 36:681-8. 2013
    ..We assessed the relationship between sleep duration, snoring and colorectal cancer risk...
  20. doi request reprint Association of depression, psycho-social stress and acculturation with respiratory disease among Puerto Rican adults in Massachusetts
    Stanislav Henkin
    School of Medicine, Boston University, Boston, MA, USA
    J Immigr Minor Health 13:214-23. 2011
    ..Longitudinal research is needed to determine if there is a causal pathway for these associations...
  21. ncbi request reprint A study of dietary patterns in the Mexican-American population and their association with obesity
    Patricia M Carrera
    Department of Nutrition, University of Maryland, College Park, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 107:1735-42. 2007
    ..We hypothesized that Mexican-American adults following a traditional diet would have a lower prevalence of obesity than those following a more typical American diet...
  22. pmc Obesity, diabetes, and risk of Parkinson's disease
    Natalia Palacios
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Mov Disord 26:2253-9. 2011
    ..The results did not differ significantly by gender. Our results do not provide evidence for a relationship between body mass index, weight change, waist circumference, or baseline diabetes and risk of Parkinson's disease...
  23. ncbi request reprint The maximal amount of dietary alpha-tocopherol intake in U.S. adults (NHANES 2001-2002)
    Xiang Gao
    The Jean Mayer U S Department of Agriculture Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging, Tufts University, Boston, MA, USA
    J Nutr 136:1021-6. 2006
    ..Careful selection of the highest vitamin E source foods within these groups could further increase the likelihood of meeting the current recommended daily allowance...
  24. ncbi request reprint alpha-Tocopherol intake and plasma concentration of Hispanic and non-Hispanic white elders is associated with dietary intake pattern
    Xiang Gao
    The Jean Mayer U S Department of Agriculture Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts University, Boston, MA, USA
    J Nutr 136:2574-9. 2006
    ..05 for all), although they had similar intakes. A large proportion of these elders (>90%) have inadequate intake of alpha-tocopherol, and plasma concentrations were associated with intake patterns...
  25. pmc Declining quality of life in Parkinson disease before and after diagnosis
    Natalia Palacios
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Parkinsons Dis 2:153-60. 2012
    ..Other measures of quality of life (only available in women) declined in a similar pattern to physical function. In summary, the quality of life in PD patients begins to decline years before the diagnosis. ..
  26. pmc Prospective study of restless legs syndrome and mortality among men
    Yanping Li
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Neurology 81:52-9. 2013
    ..To prospectively examine whether men with restless legs syndrome (RLS) had an increased risk of mortality...
  27. ncbi request reprint The 2005 USDA Food Guide Pyramid is associated with more adequate nutrient intakes within energy constraints than the 1992 Pyramid
    Xiang Gao
    Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    J Nutr 136:1341-6. 2006
    ..Our analysis suggests that following the 2005 FGP may be associated with lower energy and optimal nutrient intake. Careful restriction of discretionary calories appears necessary for appropriate energy intakes to be maintained...
  28. doi request reprint Habitual sugar intake and cognitive function among middle-aged and older Puerto Ricans without diabetes
    Xingwang Ye
    Jean Mayer US Department of Agriculture Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts University, Boston, MA, USA
    Br J Nutr 106:1423-32. 2011
    ..In conclusion, higher sugar intake appears to be associated with lower cognitive function, but longitudinal studies are needed to clarify the direction of causality...
  29. pmc Diet, urate, and Parkinson's disease risk in men
    Xiang Gao
    Department of Nutrition, School of Public Health, Harvard University, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 167:831-8. 2008
    ..These potential benefits, however, should be weighed against expected adverse effects on risk of gout and other chronic diseases...
  30. pmc Calcium channel blocker use and risk of Parkinson's disease
    Kelly Claire Simon
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Mov Disord 25:1818-22. 2010
    ..18, 95% CI: 0.73-1.92), frequency of use or duration of use of CCBs and PD risk was observed (P > 0.2 for all). These findings do not support a role for CCBs in providing neuroprotection against development of PD...
  31. pmc Prenatal and early life factors and risk of Parkinson's disease
    Hannah Gardener
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Mov Disord 25:1560-7. 2010
    ..Left-handedness was associated with a 62% increased risk of PD in women but not in men. Further investigation of the relation between prenatal, perinatal, or neonatal factors and PD in other study populations is suggested...
  32. pmc Association between insomnia symptoms and mortality: a prospective study of U.S. men
    Yanping Li
    Channing Division of Network Medicine Y L, X Z, F B H, M S, J M, X G and Division of Sleep Medicine, Department of Medicine J W W, S R, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA Departments of Nutrition F B H, M S, X G and Epidemiology F B H, M S, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA
    Circulation 129:737-46. 2014
    ..However, evidence regarding this association is mixed. Thus, we prospectively examined whether men with insomnia symptoms had an increased risk of mortality during 6 years of follow-up...
  33. ncbi request reprint Intake of added sugar and sugar-sweetened drink and serum uric acid concentration in US men and women
    Xiang Gao
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard University School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Hypertension 50:306-12. 2007
    ..2; P for interaction <0.01). Further research is needed to confirm causality of these associations and the observed difference by gender...
  34. pmc Restless legs syndrome and hypertension in middle-aged women
    Salma Batool-Anwar
    Harvard Medical School, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Division of Sleep Medicine, 221 Longwood Ave, BL1044, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Hypertension 58:791-6. 2011
    ..0001 for both). Women with restless legs syndrome have a higher prevalence of hypertension, and this prevalence increases with more frequent restless legs symptoms...
  35. doi request reprint Greater consumption of sweetened beverages and added sugars is associated with obesity among US young adults
    Odilia I Bermudez
    Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, USA
    Ann Nutr Metab 57:211-8. 2010
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  36. ncbi request reprint Meeting adequate intake for dietary calcium without dairy foods in adolescents aged 9 to 18 years (National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 2001-2002)
    Xiang Gao
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard University School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 106:1759-65. 2006
    ..However, no studies have addressed whether dairy-free diets can provide adequate calcium while meeting other nutrient recommendations...
  37. pmc Smoking and Parkinson's disease: using parental smoking as a proxy to explore causality
    Eilis J O'Reilly
    Department of Epidemiology and Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 169:678-82. 2009
    ..If the inverse association between smoking and Parkinson's disease were due to confounding by an environmental factor or were the result of reverse causation, it is unlikely that parental smoking would predict Parkinson's disease...
  38. pmc Restless legs syndrome status as a predictor for lower physical function
    Chunbai Zhang
    From The Channing Division of Network Medicine C Z, Y L, X G and Division of Sleep Medicine C Z, A M, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA the Department of Epidemiology and Community Health Y N, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond the Department of Nutrition X G, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA and School of Public Health XG, Peking Union Medical College, Beijing, China
    Neurology 82:1212-8. 2014
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  39. pmc Erectile function and risk of Parkinson's disease
    Xiang Gao
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard University School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 166:1446-50. 2007
    ..In conclusion, in this retrospective analysis in a large cohort of men, the authors observed that erectile dysfunction was associated with a higher risk of developing Parkinson's disease...
  40. pmc Genetic determinants of hair color and Parkinson's disease risk
    Xiang Gao
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard University School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Ann Neurol 65:76-82. 2009
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  41. pmc Reproductive factors, exogenous estrogen use, and risk of Parkinson's disease
    Kelly Claire Simon
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Mov Disord 24:1359-65. 2009
    ..The use of postmenopausal hormone use may interact with other risk factors, but findings are preliminary and need confirmation in other populations...
  42. pmc Vitamin C intake and serum uric acid concentration in men
    Xiang Gao
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard University School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Rheumatol 35:1853-8. 2008
    ..We examined associations between vitamin C intake and serum uric acid in men in a population-based study...
  43. ncbi request reprint Television viewing is associated with prevalence of metabolic syndrome in Hispanic elders
    Xiang Gao
    Jean Mayer USDA HNRCA at Tufts University, 711 Washington St, Boston, MA 02111 1524, USA
    Diabetes Care 30:694-700. 2007
    ..We examined associations between television viewing and prevalence of the metabolic syndrome among a representative sample of Caribbean-origin Hispanic elders living in Massachusetts...
  44. pmc Prospective study of dietary pattern and risk of Parkinson disease
    Xiang Gao
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Cambridge, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 86:1486-94. 2007
    ..Several studies have shown associations between Parkinson Disease (PD) risk and individual foods and nutrients with inconsistent results...
  45. pmc Prospective study of restless legs syndrome and risk of erectile dysfunction
    Yanping Li
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 177:1097-105. 2013
    ..001). In conclusion, men with RLS had a higher risk of ED, and the magnitude of the risk increased with a higher frequency of RLS symptoms. Combinations of other sleep disorders with RLS further increased the risk of ED...
  46. ncbi request reprint Plasma C-reactive protein and homocysteine concentrations are related to frequent fruit and vegetable intake in Hispanic and non-Hispanic white elders
    Xiang Gao
    The Jean Mayer U S Department of Agriculture Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts University, Boston, MA, USA
    J Nutr 134:913-8. 2004
    ..Because both of these metabolites are known risk factors for CVD, these findings contribute to the evidence that a higher intake of fruit and vegetables may reduce the risk of CVD...
  47. pmc Telomere length and risk of Parkinson's disease
    Hao Wang
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Mov Disord 23:302-5. 2008
    ..the highest quartile 0.33; 95% confidence interval: 0.12-0.90). Our results suggest that, contrary to telomere attrition observed in several aging-related diseases, shorter telomeres are not associated with an increased risk of PD...
  48. pmc Prospective study of restless legs syndrome and coronary heart disease among women
    Yanping Li
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 181 Longwood Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Circulation 126:1689-94. 2012
    ..Therefore, we prospectively examined whether RLS was associated with an increased risk of CHD in women who participated in the Nurses' Health Study, taking into account the duration of RLS symptoms...
  49. ncbi request reprint Prospective studies of dairy product and calcium intakes and prostate cancer risk: a meta-analysis
    Xiang Gao
    Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging, Tufts University, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 97:1768-77. 2005
    ..We conducted a meta-analysis to examine associations between intakes of calcium and dairy products and the risk of prostate cancer...
  50. pmc A prospective study of sleep duration and pneumonia risk in women
    Sanjay R Patel
    Division of Sleep Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 221 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Sleep 35:97-101. 2012
    ..Experimental data suggest sleep deprivation may impair host immunity. We sought to assess the effect of poor sleep on pneumonia risk...
  51. pmc No association between Parkinson disease alleles and the risk of melanoma
    Shasha Meng
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 21:243-5. 2012
    ..It has been hypothesized that these two diseases may share common genetic and environmental risk factors...
  52. pmc Perceived imbalance and risk of Parkinson's disease
    Xiang Gao
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard University School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Mov Disord 23:613-6. 2008
    ..This result suggests that the imbalance may in some cases be an early sign of PD, and may represent the onset of motor symptoms although they have not been clinically recognized...
  53. pmc Associations between rotating night shifts, sleep duration, and telomere length in women
    Geyu Liang
    Division of Gastroenterology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 6:e23462. 2011
    ..Telomere length has been proposed as a marker of aging. However, our knowledge of lifestyle risk factors determining telomere length is limited...
  54. ncbi request reprint Prospective study of obesity, hypertension, high cholesterol, and risk of restless legs syndrome
    Katerina De Vito
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Mov Disord 29:1044-52. 2014
    ..2014 International Parkinson and Movement Disorder Society. ..
  55. ncbi request reprint The maximal amount of alpha-tocopherol intake from foods alone in U.S. adults (1994-1996 CSFII): an analysis by linear programming
    Xiang Gao
    The Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts University, 711 Washington Street, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1031:385-6. 2004
  56. doi request reprint A case-control study of body mass index and asthma in Asian children
    Stanislav Henkin
    Department of Public Health and Family Medicine, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts 21111, USA
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 100:447-51. 2008
    ..Numerous studies have focused on the relationship between the 2 factors. However, to our knowledge, this association in Asian Americans has not been extensively studied...
  57. pmc Restless legs syndrome: an early clinical feature of Parkinson disease in men
    Janice C Wong
    Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
    Sleep 37:369-72. 2014
    ..We thus conduct the first prospective study to examine the risk of developing Parkinson disease in RLS...
  58. pmc Smoking and risk of skin cancer: a prospective analysis and a meta-analysis
    Fengju Song
    Department of Epidemiology, Tianjin Medical University Cancer Institute and Hospital, Tianjin, China
    Int J Epidemiol 41:1694-705. 2012
    ..The association between smoking and the risk of skin cancer has not been well established...
  59. pmc Prospective cohort studies of bowel movement frequency and laxative use and colorectal cancer incidence in US women and men
    Xuehong Zhang
    Channing Division of Network Medicine, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 24:1015-24. 2013
    ..The associations between bowel movement frequency, laxative use, and colorectal cancer incidence remain uncertain. No published studies have accounted for potential latency between these factors and colorectal cancer onset...
  60. ncbi request reprint Dietary pattern is associated with homocysteine and B vitamin status in an urban Chinese population
    Xiang Gao
    The Jean Mayer U S Department of Agriculture Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts University, Boston, MA, USA
    J Nutr 133:3636-42. 2003
    ..Dietary patterns appear to play an important role in the micronutrient and homocysteine status of these Chinese adults...

Research Grants2

  1. Prospective Study of Restless Leg Syndrome
    Xiang Gao; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  2. Prospective Study of Restless Leg Syndrome
    Xiang Gao; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....