Ka He

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Affiliation: Harvard University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Fish consumption and risk of stroke in men
    Ka He
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, 665 Huntington Ave, Boston, Mass 02115, USA
    JAMA 288:3130-6. 2002
  2. pmc Folate intake and incidence of hypertension among American young adults: a 20-y follow-up study
    Pengcheng Xun
    Department of Nutrition, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 95:1023-30. 2012
  3. pmc Longitudinal association between toenail selenium levels and measures of subclinical atherosclerosis: the CARDIA trace element study
    Pengcheng Xun
    Department of Nutrition, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Atherosclerosis 210:662-7. 2010
  4. pmc Antioxidant intake and pancreatic cancer risk: the Vitamins and Lifestyle (VITAL) Study
    Xuesong Han
    Department of Nutrition, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Cancer 119:1314-20. 2013
  5. ncbi request reprint Folate, vitamin B6, and B12 intakes in relation to risk of stroke among men
    Ka He
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Mass, USA
    Stroke 35:169-74. 2004
  6. pmc Types of fish consumed and fish preparation methods in relation to pancreatic cancer incidence: the VITAL Cohort Study
    Ka He
    Department of Nutrition, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 177:152-60. 2013
  7. pmc Fasting insulin level is positively associated with incidence of hypertension among American young adults: a 20-year follow-up study
    Pengcheng Xun
    Department of Nutrition, Gillings School of Global Public Health and School of Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Diabetes Care 35:1532-7. 2012
  8. pmc Higher branched-chain amino acid intake is associated with a lower prevalence of being overweight or obese in middle-aged East Asian and Western adults
    Li Qiang Qin
    Department of Nutrition, Gillings School of Global Public Health and School of Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    J Nutr 141:249-54. 2011
  9. pmc Distributions and determinants of mercury concentrations in toenails among American young adults: the CARDIA Trace Element Study
    Pengcheng Xun
    Department of Nutrition, Gillings School of Global Public Health and School of Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2221 McGavran Greenberg, Campus Box 7461, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Environ Sci Pollut Res Int 20:1423-30. 2013
  10. pmc Fish Consumption and Incidence of Diabetes: meta-analysis of data from 438,000 individuals in 12 independent prospective cohorts with an average 11-year follow-up
    Pengcheng Xun
    Department of Nutrition, Gillings School of Global Public Health and School of Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    Diabetes Care 35:930-8. 2012

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Publications34

  1. ncbi request reprint Fish consumption and risk of stroke in men
    Ka He
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, 665 Huntington Ave, Boston, Mass 02115, USA
    JAMA 288:3130-6. 2002
    ..The effect of fish consumption or long-chain omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acid (PUFA) intake on risk of stroke remains uncertain...
  2. pmc Folate intake and incidence of hypertension among American young adults: a 20-y follow-up study
    Pengcheng Xun
    Department of Nutrition, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 95:1023-30. 2012
    ..However, human studies, particularly longitudinal data, are limited...
  3. pmc Longitudinal association between toenail selenium levels and measures of subclinical atherosclerosis: the CARDIA trace element study
    Pengcheng Xun
    Department of Nutrition, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Atherosclerosis 210:662-7. 2010
    ..To examine the longitudinal association between toenail selenium levels and subclinical atherosclerosis over an 18-year period...
  4. pmc Antioxidant intake and pancreatic cancer risk: the Vitamins and Lifestyle (VITAL) Study
    Xuesong Han
    Department of Nutrition, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Cancer 119:1314-20. 2013
    ..In this study, the authors examined the intake of antioxidants from diet and supplements in relation to pancreatic cancer risk among participants of the Vitamins and Lifestyle (VITAL) Study...
  5. ncbi request reprint Folate, vitamin B6, and B12 intakes in relation to risk of stroke among men
    Ka He
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Mass, USA
    Stroke 35:169-74. 2004
    ..However, the effects of intakes of these vitamins on risk of stroke are still uncertain. This study examines intakes of folate, vitamin B6, and B12 in relation to risk of ischemic and hemorrhagic stroke...
  6. pmc Types of fish consumed and fish preparation methods in relation to pancreatic cancer incidence: the VITAL Cohort Study
    Ka He
    Department of Nutrition, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 177:152-60. 2013
    ..LC-PUFAs, particularly docosahexaenoic acid, and nonfried fish, but not shellfish or fried fish, may be beneficial in the primary prevention of pancreatic cancer...
  7. pmc Fasting insulin level is positively associated with incidence of hypertension among American young adults: a 20-year follow-up study
    Pengcheng Xun
    Department of Nutrition, Gillings School of Global Public Health and School of Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Diabetes Care 35:1532-7. 2012
    ..We examined the relation between fasting insulin and incidence of HTN in a large prospective cohort...
  8. pmc Higher branched-chain amino acid intake is associated with a lower prevalence of being overweight or obese in middle-aged East Asian and Western adults
    Li Qiang Qin
    Department of Nutrition, Gillings School of Global Public Health and School of Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    J Nutr 141:249-54. 2011
    ..03). In conclusion, higher dietary BCAA intake is associated with lower prevalence of overweight status/obesity among apparently healthy middle-aged adults from East Asian and Western countries...
  9. pmc Distributions and determinants of mercury concentrations in toenails among American young adults: the CARDIA Trace Element Study
    Pengcheng Xun
    Department of Nutrition, Gillings School of Global Public Health and School of Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2221 McGavran Greenberg, Campus Box 7461, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Environ Sci Pollut Res Int 20:1423-30. 2013
    ..As fish consumption was the key determinant, avoiding certain types of fish that have relatively high Hg levels may be crucial in reducing Hg intake...
  10. pmc Fish Consumption and Incidence of Diabetes: meta-analysis of data from 438,000 individuals in 12 independent prospective cohorts with an average 11-year follow-up
    Pengcheng Xun
    Department of Nutrition, Gillings School of Global Public Health and School of Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    Diabetes Care 35:930-8. 2012
    ..However, epidemiological data on fish intake and diabetes incidence are controversial and inconclusive. Therefore, we aimed to assess the literature and determine the association between fish consumption and diabetes risk quantitatively...
  11. pmc The association between body mass index and hypertension is different between East and Southeast Asians
    Tuan T Nguyen
    Department of Nutrition, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC 27516 3997, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 89:1905-12. 2009
    ..Few studies have allowed direct comparison of the association between body mass index (BMI; in kg/m2) and hypertension in different Asian ethnicities...
  12. ncbi request reprint Intakes of long-chain n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids and fish in relation to measurements of subclinical atherosclerosis
    Ka He
    Department of Nutrition, School of Public Health and School of Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 88:1111-8. 2008
    ..Data on the relations of different types of fish meals and long-chain n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs) to measures of atherosclerosis are sparse...
  13. pmc Distribution of toenail selenium levels in young adult Caucasians and African Americans in the United States: the CARDIA Trace Element Study
    Pengcheng Xun
    Department of Nutrition, Gillings School of Global Public Health and School of Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2221 McGavran Greenberg, Campus Box 7461, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Environ Res 111:514-9. 2011
    ..Data on selenium (Se) levels in American young adults, especially in African Americans, are lacking...
  14. pmc Are the 2005 Dietary Guidelines for Americans Associated With reduced risk of type 2 diabetes and cardiometabolic risk factors? Twenty-year findings from the CARDIA study
    DAISY ZAMORA
    Department of Nutrition, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    Diabetes Care 34:1183-5. 2011
    ..To examine the prospective association between accordance with the 2005 Dietary Guidelines for Americans (DGA) and subsequent diabetes incidence and changes in cardiometabolic risk factors...
  15. pmc Dietary fat intake and risk of stroke in male US healthcare professionals: 14 year prospective cohort study
    Ka He
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, 665 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    BMJ 327:777-82. 2003
    ..To examine the association between intake of total fat, specific types of fat, and cholesterol and risk of stroke in men. Design and setting Health professional follow up study with 14 year follow up...
  16. pmc Magnesium intake in relation to systemic inflammation, insulin resistance, and the incidence of diabetes
    Dae Jung Kim
    Department of Nutrition, Gillings School of Global Public Health and School of Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    Diabetes Care 33:2604-10. 2010
    ..To investigate the long-term associations of magnesium intake with incidence of diabetes, systemic inflammation, and insulin resistance among young American adults...
  17. pmc Associations of toenail selenium levels with inflammatory biomarkers of fibrinogen, high-sensitivity c-reactive protein, and interleukin-6: The CARDIA Trace Element Study
    Pengcheng Xun
    Department of Nutrition, Gillings School of Global Public Health and School of Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 171:793-800. 2010
    ..Gender, race/ethnicity, smoking status, and selenium supplementation did not appreciably modify these results. This study found no associations between toenail selenium and inflammation as measured by fibrinogen, hs-CRP, and IL-6...
  18. pmc Longitudinal trends in gasoline price and physical activity: the CARDIA study
    Ningqi Hou
    Department of Nutrition, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27516, USA
    Prev Med 52:365-9. 2011
    ..To investigate longitudinal associations between community-level gasoline price and physical activity (PA)...
  19. doi request reprint Fish, long-chain omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids and prevention of cardiovascular disease--eat fish or take fish oil supplement?
    Ka He
    Department of Nutrition, Gillings School of Global Public Health and School of Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Prog Cardiovasc Dis 52:95-114. 2009
    ..Further studies are needed to investigate the potential adverse effects of contaminants in fish and the possible different effects from different types of fish and cooking methods...
  20. pmc Egg consumption in relation to risk of cardiovascular disease and diabetes: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Jang Yel Shin
    Department of Nutrition, Gillings Schools of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 98:146-59. 2013
    ..The associations of egg consumption with cardiovascular disease (CVD) and diabetes are still unclear...
  21. pmc Fish or long-chain (n-3) PUFA intake is not associated with pancreatic cancer risk in a meta-analysis and systematic review
    Bo Qin
    Department of Nutrition, Gillings Schools of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    J Nutr 142:1067-73. 2012
    ..Further studies that consider different species and preparation methods of fish, and additional adjustment for contaminants in fish, are warranted...
  22. pmc Trace elements in nails as biomarkers in clinical research
    Ka He
    Department of Nutrition, Gillings School of Global Public Health and School of Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7461, USA
    Eur J Clin Invest 41:98-102. 2011
    ..The importance of trace elements in relation to human health has been increasingly recognized. Accurate and adequate quantification of trace elements are crucial in clinical research...
  23. pmc Optimal cutoff values for overweight: using body mass index to predict incidence of hypertension in 18- to 65-year-old Chinese adults
    T Tuan Nguyen
    Department of Nutrition, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27516, USA
    J Nutr 138:1377-82. 2008
    ..Our study supported the hypothesis that the BMI cutoff to define overweight should be lower in Chinese than that in Western populations...
  24. pmc Association of monosodium glutamate intake with overweight in Chinese adults: the INTERMAP Study
    Ka He
    Department of Nutrition, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 16:1875-80. 2008
    ..03) and 2.75 (95% confidence interval, 1.28-5.95, P = 0.04). This research provides data that MSG intake may be associated with increased risk of overweight independent of physical activity and total energy intake in humans...
  25. doi request reprint Fish consumption in relation to stroke risk
    Ka He
    Neuroepidemiology 30:70. 2008
  26. ncbi request reprint Food omega-3 fatty acid intake of individuals (total, linolenic acid, long-chain) and their blood pressure: INTERMAP study
    Hirotsugu Ueshima
    Department of Health Science, Shiga University of Medical Science, Tsukinowa cho Seta, Otsu, Shiga 520 2192, Japan
    Hypertension 50:313-9. 2007
    ..In summary, food omega-3 PFA intake related inversely to blood pressure, including in nonhypertensive persons, with small estimated effect size. Food omega-3 PFA may contribute to prevention and control of adverse blood pressure levels...
  27. ncbi request reprint Fish consumption and incidence of stroke: a meta-analysis of cohort studies
    Ka He
    Department of Preventive Medicine, The Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, 680 N Lake Shore Dr, Suite 1102, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Stroke 35:1538-42. 2004
    ..Results from observational studies on fish consumption and risk of stroke are inconsistent. We quantitatively assessed the relationship between fish intake and incidence of stroke using a meta-analysis of cohort studies...
  28. ncbi request reprint Dietary fat and stroke: a different story from coronary heart disease
    Ka He
    Ital Heart J 4:821-3. 2003
  29. ncbi request reprint Accumulated evidence on fish consumption and coronary heart disease mortality: a meta-analysis of cohort studies
    Ka He
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, 680 North Lake Shore Drive, Suite 1102, Chicago, Ill 60611, USA
    Circulation 109:2705-11. 2004
    ..Results from observational studies on fish consumption and coronary heart disease (CHD) mortality are inconsistent...
  30. ncbi request reprint A few more thoughts about fish and fish oil
    Ka He
    J Am Diet Assoc 105:350-1. 2005
  31. ncbi request reprint Magnesium intake and incidence of metabolic syndrome among young adults
    Ka He
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Circulation 113:1675-82. 2006
    ..However, the longitudinal association of magnesium intake and incidence of metabolic syndrome has not been investigated...
  32. ncbi request reprint The puzzle of dietary fat intake and risk of ischemic stroke: a brief review of epidemiologic data
    Ka He
    Department of Preventative Medicine, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 107:287-95. 2007
    ..Future investigations are needed to examine the effects of fatty acids on subtype of ischemic stroke and to clarify the possible differences of dietary fat in relation to ischemic stroke and CHD...
  33. ncbi request reprint Magnesium intake and the metabolic syndrome: epidemiologic evidence to date
    Ka He
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    J Cardiometab Syndr 1:351-5. 2006
    ..The purpose of this brief review is to summarize the epidemiologic data relating magnesium to the metabolic syndrome and to discuss the potential mechanisms...
  34. pmc Risks and benefits of omega 3 fats: a few thoughts on systematic review
    Ka He
    BMJ 332:915; discussion 915-6. 2006