Anthony L Komaroff

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Affiliation: Harvard University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Is human herpesvirus-6 a trigger for chronic fatigue syndrome?
    Anthony L Komaroff
    Division of General Medicine, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 10 Shattuck Street, Suite 602, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Clin Virol 37:S39-46. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint By the way, doctor. How do B vitamins lower your homocysteine level, and how important is it to have a normal level?
    Anthony L Komaroff
    Harv Health Lett 32:8. 2007
  3. doi request reprint Role of infection and neurologic dysfunction in chronic fatigue syndrome
    Anthony L Komaroff
    Division of General Medicine, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Semin Neurol 31:325-37. 2011
  4. ncbi request reprint Executive physicals: what's the ROI?
    Anthony L Komaroff
    Harvard Medical School, USA
    Harv Bus Rev 87:28, 30, 118. 2009
  5. ncbi request reprint Summary of the 6th International Conference on HHV-6 and -7
    Anthony L Komaroff
    Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Herpes 15:36-8. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint High prevalence of metabolic syndrome among young women with nonfatal myocardial infarction
    Lynn L Amowitz
    Division of General Medicine and Women s Health, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 13:165-75; discussion 175. 2004
  7. doi request reprint Human endogenous retrovirus-K18 superantigen expression and human herpesvirus-6 and human herpesvirus-7 viral loads in chronic fatigue patients
    Brendan Oakes
    Graduate Program in Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics, Sackler School of Graduate Biomedical Sciences, Tufts University, Boston, MA, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 56:1394-400. 2013
  8. ncbi request reprint Highlights from 5th International Conference on HHV-6 and -7
    Anthony L Komaroff
    Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Herpes 13:81-2. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint A comparison of pregnancies that occur before and after the onset of chronic fatigue syndrome
    Richard S Schacterle
    Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachasetts 02115, USA
    Arch Intern Med 164:401-4. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint By the way, doctor. I would be most grateful for information concerning chronic fatigue syndrome, a disorder from which I have suffered for the past 10 years. Do you see any help on the horizon?
    Anthony L Komaroff
    Harv Health Lett 31:8. 2006

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Publications15

  1. ncbi request reprint Is human herpesvirus-6 a trigger for chronic fatigue syndrome?
    Anthony L Komaroff
    Division of General Medicine, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 10 Shattuck Street, Suite 602, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Clin Virol 37:S39-46. 2006
    ..Therefore, it is plausible that active infection with HHV-6 may trigger and perpetuate CFS in a subset of patients...
  2. ncbi request reprint By the way, doctor. How do B vitamins lower your homocysteine level, and how important is it to have a normal level?
    Anthony L Komaroff
    Harv Health Lett 32:8. 2007
  3. doi request reprint Role of infection and neurologic dysfunction in chronic fatigue syndrome
    Anthony L Komaroff
    Division of General Medicine, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Semin Neurol 31:325-37. 2011
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Executive physicals: what's the ROI?
    Anthony L Komaroff
    Harvard Medical School, USA
    Harv Bus Rev 87:28, 30, 118. 2009
    ..As imaging technology continues to get better and safer, the day may come when screening healthy people is worth the costs and the risks--but we're not there yet...
  5. ncbi request reprint Summary of the 6th International Conference on HHV-6 and -7
    Anthony L Komaroff
    Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Herpes 15:36-8. 2008
    ..It also is important to expand on recent encouraging work identifying effective in vitro treatments for both HHV-6 and -7...
  6. ncbi request reprint High prevalence of metabolic syndrome among young women with nonfatal myocardial infarction
    Lynn L Amowitz
    Division of General Medicine and Women s Health, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 13:165-75; discussion 175. 2004
    ..The aim of this study was to determine if the metabolic syndrome (MetS) or other risk factors might be common among young women with nonfatal myocardial infarction (MI)...
  7. doi request reprint Human endogenous retrovirus-K18 superantigen expression and human herpesvirus-6 and human herpesvirus-7 viral loads in chronic fatigue patients
    Brendan Oakes
    Graduate Program in Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics, Sackler School of Graduate Biomedical Sciences, Tufts University, Boston, MA, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 56:1394-400. 2013
    ..Despite extensive research into a cause of CFS, no definitive etiology has been determined; however, a large percentage of CFS patients note an acute infectious event that triggers their fatigue...
  8. ncbi request reprint Highlights from 5th International Conference on HHV-6 and -7
    Anthony L Komaroff
    Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Herpes 13:81-2. 2006
    ..In immunocompetent children and adults, HHV-6 and/or -7 may play a role in triggering and perpetuating several diseases of the nervous system, namely encephalitis, multiple sclerosis, chronic fatigue syndrome and epilepsy...
  9. ncbi request reprint A comparison of pregnancies that occur before and after the onset of chronic fatigue syndrome
    Richard S Schacterle
    Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachasetts 02115, USA
    Arch Intern Med 164:401-4. 2004
    ..Little empirical evidence, however, has been published on this matter...
  10. ncbi request reprint By the way, doctor. I would be most grateful for information concerning chronic fatigue syndrome, a disorder from which I have suffered for the past 10 years. Do you see any help on the horizon?
    Anthony L Komaroff
    Harv Health Lett 31:8. 2006
  11. ncbi request reprint By the way, doctor. My CRP was 4 in April and rose to 5 in June. I've taken niacin to lower my LDL. It didn't work for that, but did increase my HDL and lower my triglycerides. My question: besides taking a statin, what can I do to lower my CRP?
    Anthony L Komaroff
    Harv Health Lett 30:8. 2005
  12. ncbi request reprint By the way, doctor. I am 80 and am taking a 40-milligram Crestor pill every day. Recently I saw a Crestor ad that said blood tests should be done to monitor for possible side effects of liver or muscle injury. Can you tell me something about those tests?
    Anthony L Komaroff
    Harv Health Lett 32:8. 2007
  13. ncbi request reprint By the way, doctor. I'm 70 and recently heard about a new blood test for something called lipoprotein(a) that might help determine if I'll get heart disease. Should I get this blood test?
    Anthony L Komaroff
    Harv Health Lett 29:8. 2004
  14. ncbi request reprint By the way, doctor. Why do doctors try to determine if a person has heart disease by asking about smoking, high cholesterol, or family history? Why can't they just examine the heart and blood vessels directly, and get a precise answer?
    Anthony L Komaroff
    Harv Health Lett 29:8. 2004
  15. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of allergen-specific IgE among patients with chronic fatigue syndrome
    Krzysztof Kowal
    Department of Allergology and Internal Disease, University Medical School, Bialystok, Poland
    Allergy Asthma Proc 23:35-9. 2002
    ..This assessment of the prevalence of allergen-specific IgE antibodies in patients with CFS fails to support a potential association between CFS and atopy...