K J Joshipura

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Affiliation: Harvard University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Periodontal disease and biomarkers related to cardiovascular disease
    K J Joshipura
    Department of Oral Health Policy and Epidemiology, Harvard School of Dental Medicine, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Dent Res 83:151-5. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint Pulpal inflammation and incidence of coronary heart disease
    Kaumudi J Joshipura
    Department of Oral Health Policy and Epidemiology, Harvard School of Dental Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Endod 32:99-103. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Fruit and vegetable intake in relation to risk of ischemic stroke
    K J Joshipura
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Mass, USA
    JAMA 282:1233-9. 1999
  4. ncbi request reprint Validity of a self-reported periodontal disease measure
    K J Joshipura
    Department of Oral Health Policy and Epidemiology, Harvard School of Dental Medicine, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Public Health Dent 56:205-12. 1996
  5. ncbi request reprint Possible explanations for the tooth loss and cardiovascular disease relationship
    K J Joshipura
    Department of Oral Health Policy and Epidemiology, Harvard School of Dental Medicine, Boston, MA USA
    Ann Periodontol 3:175-83. 1998
  6. ncbi request reprint Prospective study of fruit and vegetable consumption and incidence of colon and rectal cancers
    K B Michels
    Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 92:1740-52. 2000
  7. pmc Tobacco use and incidence of tooth loss among US male health professionals
    T Dietrich
    Department of Health Policy and Health Services Research, Boston University Goldman School of Dental Medicine, 715 Albany St, 560, 3rd Floor, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    J Dent Res 86:373-7. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint The effect of fruit and vegetable intake on risk for coronary heart disease
    K J Joshipura
    Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Ann Intern Med 134:1106-14. 2001
  9. ncbi request reprint Alcohol consumption increases periodontitis risk
    W Pitiphat
    Department of Oral Health Policy and Epidemiology, Harvard School of Dental Medicine, 188 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Dent Res 82:509-13. 2003
  10. ncbi request reprint Fruit and vegetable consumption and colorectal cancer incidence
    K B Michels
    Harvard University, Boston, MA, USA
    IARC Sci Publ 156:139-40. 2002

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Publications29

  1. ncbi request reprint Periodontal disease and biomarkers related to cardiovascular disease
    K J Joshipura
    Department of Oral Health Policy and Epidemiology, Harvard School of Dental Medicine, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Dent Res 83:151-5. 2004
    ..Based on our data, periodontal disease showed significant associations with biomarkers of endothelial dysfunction and dyslipidemia, which may potentially mediate the association between periodontal and cardiovascular disease...
  2. ncbi request reprint Pulpal inflammation and incidence of coronary heart disease
    Kaumudi J Joshipura
    Department of Oral Health Policy and Epidemiology, Harvard School of Dental Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Endod 32:99-103. 2006
    ..38; 95% CI 1.14-1.67). There was no association among nondentists (RR = 1.03). Dental caries was not associated with CHD. The results suggest a possible modest association between pulpal inflammation and CHD...
  3. ncbi request reprint Fruit and vegetable intake in relation to risk of ischemic stroke
    K J Joshipura
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Mass, USA
    JAMA 282:1233-9. 1999
    ..Few studies have evaluated the relationship between fruit and vegetable intake and cardiovascular disease...
  4. ncbi request reprint Validity of a self-reported periodontal disease measure
    K J Joshipura
    Department of Oral Health Policy and Epidemiology, Harvard School of Dental Medicine, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Public Health Dent 56:205-12. 1996
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the validity of a self-reported periodontal disease measure for use in the Health Professionals Follow-up Study...
  5. ncbi request reprint Possible explanations for the tooth loss and cardiovascular disease relationship
    K J Joshipura
    Department of Oral Health Policy and Epidemiology, Harvard School of Dental Medicine, Boston, MA USA
    Ann Periodontol 3:175-83. 1998
    ..rule out that confounding is a possible explanation for the tooth loss and CVD relationship, that prior periodontal disease may not completely explain the tooth loss-CVD relationship, and that the role of diet needs to be further explored..
  6. ncbi request reprint Prospective study of fruit and vegetable consumption and incidence of colon and rectal cancers
    K B Michels
    Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 92:1740-52. 2000
    ..Frequent consumption of fruit and vegetables has been associated with a reduced risk of colorectal cancer in many observational studies...
  7. pmc Tobacco use and incidence of tooth loss among US male health professionals
    T Dietrich
    Department of Health Policy and Health Services Research, Boston University Goldman School of Dental Medicine, 715 Albany St, 560, 3rd Floor, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    J Dent Res 86:373-7. 2007
    ..Current pipe/cigar smokers had a 20% (95% CI, 1.11, 1.30) increased risk of tooth loss compared with never- and former smokers of pipes/cigars...
  8. ncbi request reprint The effect of fruit and vegetable intake on risk for coronary heart disease
    K J Joshipura
    Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Ann Intern Med 134:1106-14. 2001
    ..CONCLUSIONS: Consumption of fruits and vegetables, particularly green leafy vegetables and vitamin C-rich fruits and vegetables, appears to have a protective effect against coronary heart disease...
  9. ncbi request reprint Alcohol consumption increases periodontitis risk
    W Pitiphat
    Department of Oral Health Policy and Epidemiology, Harvard School of Dental Medicine, 188 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Dent Res 82:509-13. 2003
    ..24 (1.09, 1.42); 5.0 to 14.9 g/day, 1.18 (1.04, 1.35); 15 to 29.9 g/day, 1.18 (1.01, 1.38); and > 30 g/day, 1.27 (1.08, 1.49). The results suggest that alcohol consumption is an independent modifiable risk factor for periodontitis...
  10. ncbi request reprint Fruit and vegetable consumption and colorectal cancer incidence
    K B Michels
    Harvard University, Boston, MA, USA
    IARC Sci Publ 156:139-40. 2002
  11. pmc An assessment of bone fluoride and osteosarcoma
    F M Kim
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    J Dent Res 90:1171-6. 2011
    ..33 (95% CI: 0.56-3.15). No significant association between bone fluoride levels and osteosarcoma risk was detected in our case-control study, based on controls with other tumor diagnoses...
  12. ncbi request reprint Fruit and vegetable intake and risk of major chronic disease
    Hsin Chia Hung
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 96:1577-84. 2004
    ..We evaluated the relationship between fruit and vegetable intake and the incidence of cardiovascular disease and cancer and of deaths from other causes in two prospective cohorts...
  13. doi request reprint Maternal periodontitis and adverse pregnancy outcomes
    Waranuch Pitiphat
    Department of Oral Health Policy and Epidemiology, Harvard School of Dental Medicine, Boston, MA, USA
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 36:3-11. 2008
    ..We evaluated periodontitis in relation to preterm birth (<37 weeks' gestation) and small-for-gestational-age (SGA, birth weight below the 10th percentile of birth weight for gestational age) among a group of medically insured women...
  14. ncbi request reprint Validation of self-reported periodontal measures among health professionals
    Kaumudi J Joshipura
    Department of Oral Health Policy and Epidemiology, Harvard School of Dental Medicine, 188 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Public Health Dent 62:115-21. 2002
    ..Valid self-reported measures could provide a time- and cost-efficient alternative for large epidemiologic studies...
  15. ncbi request reprint Whole-grain and fiber intakes and periodontitis risk in men
    Anwar T Merchant
    Population Health Research Institute and the Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada
    Am J Clin Nutr 83:1395-400. 2006
    ..Diabetes and hyperglycemia increase periodontitis risk, severity, and extent. Increased whole-grain and fiber intakes are associated with improved insulin sensitivity and may therefore affect periodontitis risk...
  16. pmc Periodontitis and plasma C-reactive protein during pregnancy
    Waranuch Pitiphat
    Department of Oral Health Policy and Epidemiology, Harvard School of Dental Medicine, Boston, MA, USA
    J Periodontol 77:821-5. 2006
    ..We examined the relationship between periodontitis and CRP among women who provided dental radiographs and had blood collected during early pregnancy, excluding smokers and diabetic patients...
  17. ncbi request reprint Prospective study of alcohol consumption and risk of oral premalignant lesions in men
    Nancy Nairi Maserejian
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Dental Medicine, Boston, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 15:774-81. 2006
    ..Alcohol is an independent risk factor for OPL, regardless of beverage type or drinking pattern. Recommendations to reduce alcohol intake have the potential to reduce incidence of OPL in nonsmokers and smokers alike...
  18. ncbi request reprint Validation of self-reported oral health measures
    Waranuch Pitiphat
    Harvard School of Dental Medicine, Harvard School of Public Health, 188 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Public Health Dent 62:122-8. 2002
    ..To assess the validity of self-reported oral disease and health care measures in two populations...
  19. pmc Plasma C-reactive protein in early pregnancy and preterm delivery
    Waranuch Pitiphat
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 162:1108-13. 2005
    ..64, 95% confidence interval: 0.94, 22.96) versus indicated delivery (odds ratio = 1.42, 95% confidence interval: 0.44, 4.61). These findings suggest that very high CRP levels in early pregnancy are associated with preterm delivery...
  20. ncbi request reprint Can the relation between tooth loss and chronic disease be explained by socio-economic status?
    Kaumudi J Joshipura
    Department of Oral Health Policy and Epidemiology Harvard School of Dental Medicine, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Eur J Epidemiol 20:203-4. 2005
  21. ncbi request reprint The association between tooth loss and the self-reported intake of selected CVD-related nutrients and foods among US women
    Hsin Chia Hung
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 33:167-73. 2005
    ..Our objective is to evaluate the associations between tooth loss and the self-reported consumption of fruits and vegetables and selected CVD-related nutrients...
  22. ncbi request reprint Use of preexisting radiographs for assessing periodontal disease in epidemiologic studies
    Waranuch Pitiphat
    Harvard School of Dental Medicine, Boston MA 02115, USA
    J Public Health Dent 64:223-30. 2004
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  23. ncbi request reprint The association between tooth loss and coronary heart disease in men and women
    Hsin Chia Hung
    Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Public Health Dent 64:209-15. 2004
    ..This paper evaluates the relation of tooth loss to incidence of coronary heart disease in two large cohort studies...
  24. ncbi request reprint Periodontal disease, tooth loss, and incidence of ischemic stroke
    Kaumudi J Joshipura
    Department of Oral Health Policy and Epidemiology, Harvard School of Dental Medicine, Boston, Mass 02115, USA
    Stroke 34:47-52. 2003
    ..Periodontal and other infections have been suggested as potential risk factors for stroke. This study evaluates periodontal disease and tooth loss as risk factors for ischemic stroke...
  25. ncbi request reprint Tooth loss and dietary intake
    Hsin Chia Hung
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, USA
    J Am Dent Assoc 134:1185-92. 2003
    ..Several studies have reported that impaired dentition status is associated with poor nutritional intake. However, most of these studies are cross-sectional and thus are unable to clarify the temporal sequence...
  26. ncbi request reprint Association between serum concentrations of 25-hydroxyvitamin D3 and periodontal disease in the US population
    Thomas Dietrich
    Department of Periodontology and the Department of Oral Surgery and Oral Radiology, Charite, Humboldt University of Berlin, Germany
    Am J Clin Nutr 80:108-13. 2004
    ..Periodontal disease (PD) is a common chronic inflammatory disease and an important risk factor for tooth loss. Vitamin D might affect periodontal disease risk via an effect on bone mineral density (BMD) or via immunomodulatory effects...
  27. ncbi request reprint The relationship between amalgam restorations and mercury levels in male dentists and nondental health professionals
    Anil Joshi
    Harvard School of Dental Medicine, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Public Health Dent 63:52-60. 2003
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  28. ncbi request reprint The association between fruit and vegetable consumption and peripheral arterial disease
    Hsin Chia Hung
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Epidemiology 14:659-65. 2003
    ..In this study, we evaluated the association of consumption of fruits and vegetables with peripheral arterial disease...
  29. ncbi request reprint Oral health and peripheral arterial disease
    Hsin Chia Hung
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Circulation 107:1152-7. 2003
    ..Hence, in this study we examined the associations between oral health and PAD...