I M Lee

Summary

Affiliation: Harvard University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Exercise and physical health: cancer and immune function
    I M Lee
    Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Res Q Exerc Sport 66:286-91. 1995
  2. ncbi request reprint Fruit and vegetable intake and risk of cardiovascular disease: the Women's Health Study
    S Liu
    Division of Preventive Medicine and Channing Laboratory, The Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 72:922-8. 2000
  3. ncbi request reprint A prospective cohort study of physical activity and body size in relation to prostate cancer risk (United States)
    I M Lee
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 12:187-93. 2001
  4. pmc Physical activity and weight gain prevention in older men
    E J Shiroma
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Int J Obes (Lond) 36:1165-9. 2012
  5. ncbi request reprint Physical activity and coronary heart disease risk in men: does the duration of exercise episodes predict risk?
    I M Lee
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Circulation 102:981-6. 2000
  6. ncbi request reprint Physical activity and breast cancer risk: the Women's Health Study (United States)
    I M Lee
    Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 12:137-45. 2001
  7. pmc Association between modifiable lifestyle factors and residual lifetime risk of diabetes
    L Djousse
    Divisions of Aging, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02120, USA
    Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis 23:17-22. 2013
  8. ncbi request reprint Physical activity and coronary heart disease in men: The Harvard Alumni Health Study
    H D Sesso
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Circulation 102:975-80. 2000
  9. ncbi request reprint Physical activity and coronary heart disease in women: is "no pain, no gain" passé?
    I M Lee
    Brigham and Women s Hospital, 900 Commonwealth Ave E, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    JAMA 285:1447-54. 2001
  10. ncbi request reprint Exercise and risk of stroke in male physicians
    I M Lee
    Division of Preventive Medicine, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass 02215, USA
    Stroke 30:1-6. 1999

Detail Information

Publications31

  1. ncbi request reprint Exercise and physical health: cancer and immune function
    I M Lee
    Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Res Q Exerc Sport 66:286-91. 1995
    ..This finding parallels the changes seen in the immune system in response to exercise and comes as no surprise, as the immune system also regulates susceptibility to infections...
  2. ncbi request reprint Fruit and vegetable intake and risk of cardiovascular disease: the Women's Health Study
    S Liu
    Division of Preventive Medicine and Channing Laboratory, The Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 72:922-8. 2000
    ..Prospective data relating fruit and vegetable intake to cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk are sparse, particularly for women...
  3. ncbi request reprint A prospective cohort study of physical activity and body size in relation to prostate cancer risk (United States)
    I M Lee
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 12:187-93. 2001
    ..To examine the associations of physical activity and body size with risk of prostate cancer...
  4. pmc Physical activity and weight gain prevention in older men
    E J Shiroma
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Int J Obes (Lond) 36:1165-9. 2012
    ..Physical activity and adiposity are important predictors of mortality, even in older individuals. However, it is unclear how much physical activity is needed to prevent weight gain in older persons...
  5. ncbi request reprint Physical activity and coronary heart disease risk in men: does the duration of exercise episodes predict risk?
    I M Lee
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Circulation 102:981-6. 2000
    ..However, it is unclear whether the duration of exercise episodes is important: Are accumulated shorter sessions as predictive of decreased risk as longer sessions if the same amount of energy is expended?..
  6. ncbi request reprint Physical activity and breast cancer risk: the Women's Health Study (United States)
    I M Lee
    Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 12:137-45. 2001
    ..We therefore examined physical activity and breast cancer risk in the Women's Health Study...
  7. pmc Association between modifiable lifestyle factors and residual lifetime risk of diabetes
    L Djousse
    Divisions of Aging, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02120, USA
    Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis 23:17-22. 2013
    ..We sought to examine the association between modifiable lifestyle factors and residual lifetime risk of diabetes...
  8. ncbi request reprint Physical activity and coronary heart disease in men: The Harvard Alumni Health Study
    H D Sesso
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Circulation 102:975-80. 2000
    ..Therefore, we examined the association of the quantity and intensity of physical activity with CHD risk and the impact of other coronary risk factors...
  9. ncbi request reprint Physical activity and coronary heart disease in women: is "no pain, no gain" passé?
    I M Lee
    Brigham and Women s Hospital, 900 Commonwealth Ave E, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    JAMA 285:1447-54. 2001
    ..Physically active women have lower coronary heart disease (CHD) rates than inactive women. However, whether the association differs by intensity of activity or in women at high risk for CHD is unclear...
  10. ncbi request reprint Exercise and risk of stroke in male physicians
    I M Lee
    Division of Preventive Medicine, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass 02215, USA
    Stroke 30:1-6. 1999
    ..However, epidemiological studies of physical activity and stroke risk have yielded divergent findings. We therefore sought to examine the association between exercise and stroke risk...
  11. ncbi request reprint Triggering of sudden death from cardiac causes by vigorous exertion
    C M Albert
    Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02215 1204, USA
    N Engl J Med 343:1355-61. 2000
    ..However, the role of physical activity in precipitating or preventing sudden death has not been assessed prospectively in a large number of subjects...
  12. ncbi request reprint Sense of exhaustion and coronary heart disease among college alumni
    S R Cole
    Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Am J Cardiol 84:1401-5. 1999
    ..In a prospective observational study, frequent sense of exhaustion appeared to be independently associated with increased risk of CHD mortality in men...
  13. pmc Physical activity and all cause mortality in women: a review of the evidence
    Y Oguma
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Br J Sports Med 36:162-72. 2002
    ..It was concluded that, by adhering to current guidelines for physical activity and expending about 4200 kJ of energy a week, women can postpone mortality. The magnitude of benefit experienced by women is similar to that seen in men...
  14. ncbi request reprint Physical activity and stroke incidence: the Harvard Alumni Health Study
    I M Lee
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Stroke 29:2049-54. 1998
    ..BACKGROUND and..
  15. ncbi request reprint Intake of vegetables rich in carotenoids and risk of coronary heart disease in men: The Physicians' Health Study
    S Liu
    Division of Preventive Medicine, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Int J Epidemiol 30:130-5. 2001
    ..However, due to the chemical and physical complexity of vegetables, the effects of individual nutrients may differ if eaten as whole foods. Moreover, little is known about the direct association between vegetable intake and risk of CHD...
  16. pmc Low-dose aspirin and breast cancer risk: results by tumour characteristics from a randomised trial
    S M Zhang
    Division of Preventive Medicine, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Br J Cancer 98:989-91. 2008
    ..The present subgroup analyses further show no effects by tumour characteristics at diagnosis, suggesting that low-dose aspirin has no preventive effect on breast cancer...
  17. pmc Randomised beta-carotene supplementation and incidence of cancer and cardiovascular disease in women: is the association modified by baseline plasma level?
    I M Lee
    Division of Preventive Medicine, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, 900 Commonwealth Avenue East, Boston, Massachusetts, MA 02215, USA
    Br J Cancer 86:698-701. 2002
    ..15 and 0.62, respectively)...
  18. pmc Physical activity and risk of Parkinson's disease: a prospective cohort study
    G Logroscino
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 77:1318-22. 2006
    ..Laboratory experiments indicate that physical activity may have a neuroprotective effect; however, there are few data on whether physical activity is associated with decreased risk of Parkinson's disease...
  19. ncbi request reprint Alcohol consumption and risk of prostate cancer: The Harvard Alumni Health Study
    H D Sesso
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Int J Epidemiol 30:749-55. 2001
    ..Few data exist on beverage-specific associations as well as lifetime patterns of alcohol consumption and prostate cancer risk...
  20. ncbi request reprint Maternal and paternal history of myocardial infarction and risk of cardiovascular disease in men and women
    H D Sesso
    Division of Preventive Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Circulation 104:393-8. 2001
    ..Few studies have examined the effects of paternal and maternal history of myocardial infarction (MI), including age at MI, on cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk, particularly among women...
  21. ncbi request reprint Active and passive smoking and risk of colds in women
    I M Bensenor
    Division of Preventive Medicine, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02215 1204, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 11:225-31. 2001
    ..To evaluate the association between active and passive smoking and frequency of colds in women...
  22. pmc No pain, no gain? Thoughts on the Caerphilly study
    I M Lee
    Division of Preventive Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Br J Sports Med 38:4-5. 2004
  23. ncbi request reprint Migraine, headache, and the risk of stroke in women: a prospective study
    T Kurth
    Division of Preventive Medicine, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 900 Commonwealth Ave E, Boston, MA 02215 1204, USA
    Neurology 64:1020-6. 2005
    ..Migraine and headache in general have been associated with subsequent risk of stroke, primarily in retrospective case-control studies. Prospective data evaluating the association between specific headache forms and stroke are sparse...
  24. ncbi request reprint Physical activity and all-cause mortality: what is the dose-response relation?
    I M Lee
    Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 33:S459-71; discussion S493-4. 2001
    ..The purpose of this review is to assess the dose-response relation between physical activity and all-cause mortality. We examined these parameters of physical activity dose: volume, intensity, duration, and frequency...
  25. ncbi request reprint Serologic evaluations of women exposed to breast implants
    E W Karlson
    Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Rheumatol 28:1523-30. 2001
    ..We conducted laboratory tests in a large number of women with and without breast implants, and in diabetic patients with presumed silicone exposure via insulin syringes...
  26. ncbi request reprint Comparison of National Death Index and World Wide Web death searches
    H D Sesso
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 152:107-11. 2000
    ..This study demonstrated that the World Wide Web may provide an alternative, inexpensive method of determining the mortality status of subjects in relatively small epidemiologic studies...
  27. pmc Physical activity, body weight, and pancreatic cancer mortality
    I M Lee
    Department of Medicine, Division of Preventive Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Br J Cancer 88:679-83. 2003
    ..00, 0.98, 0.92, and 1.31, respectively) nor BMI (corresponding findings: 1.00, 0.84, 1.08, and 0.99, respectively) significantly predicted pancreatic cancer mortality...
  28. ncbi request reprint Low-dose aspirin for migraine prophylaxis in women
    I M Bensenor
    Division of Preventive Medicine, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02215 1204, USA
    Cephalalgia 21:175-83. 2001
    ..These reductions were not, however, statistically significant. These data are compatible with a small treatment effect of low-dose aspirin in the prophylaxis of migraine among middle-aged women...
  29. ncbi request reprint Epidemiologic data on the relationships of caloric intake, energy balance, and weight gain over the life span with longevity and morbidity
    I M Lee
    Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 56:7-19. 2001
    ..Finally, we provide recommendations regarding further epidemiologic research that will help clarify unanswered questions in these areas...
  30. pmc Lifetime physical activity and risk of breast cancer
    I M Lee
    Division Preventive Medicine, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, 900 Commonwealth Avenue East, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Br J Cancer 85:962-5. 2001
    ..47. We also separately examined physical activity at ages 12-18, 19-34, 35-49 and > or =50 years; no significant trends were observed in any age group. These data do not support a role of physical activity in preventing breast cancer...
  31. ncbi request reprint Preventing coronary heart disease: the role of physical activity
    I M Lee
    Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA, 02215, USA
    Phys Sportsmed 29:37-52. 2001
    ..It appears that following recent recommendations (at least 30 minutes of moderate-intensity physical activity such as brisk walking on most days) is sufficient...