M F Leitzmann
Affiliation: Harvard University
- A prospective study of coffee consumption and the risk of symptomatic gallstone disease in menM F Leitzmann
Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Mass 02115, USA
JAMA 281:2106-12. 1999..Coffee has several metabolic effects that could reduce the risk of gallstone formation...
- Aspirin use in relation to risk of prostate cancerMichael F Leitzmann
Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 11:1108-11. 2002....
- Recreational physical activity and the risk of cholecystectomy in womenM F Leitzmann
Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
N Engl J Med 341:777-84. 1999..Physical activity may be an important determinant of the risk of gallstone disease in women, both independently and as a result of its role in maintaining body weight...
- Cholecystectomy and the risk for developing colorectal cancer and distal colorectal adenomasE S Schernhammer
Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, 181 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
Br J Cancer 88:79-83. 2003..In this large prospective cohort study, a history of cholecystectomy appears to increase modestly the risk of colorectal cancer, even after adjustment for other colorectal cancer risk factors...
- Physical activity and television watching in relation to risk for type 2 diabetes mellitus in menF B Hu
Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, 665 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
Arch Intern Med 161:1542-8. 2001..Television (TV) watching, a major sedentary behavior in the United States, has been associated with obesity. We hypothesized that prolonged TV watching may increase risk for type 2 diabetes...
- Aspirin use and lung cancer in menC N Holick
Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
Br J Cancer 89:1705-8. 2003..64), and results remained null when consistent use of aspirin over time was examined. These findings do not suggest that regular aspirin use is associated with a reduced lung cancer risk...
- Association of bowel movement frequency and use of laxatives with the occurrence of symptomatic gallstone disease in a prospective study of womenL Dukas
Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Am J Gastroenterol 96:715-21. 2001..The slightly inverse association between use of laxatives and risk of symptomatic gallstone disease may be due to a mechanism that is not related to bowel movement frequency...
- Physical activity and mortality: a prospective study among womenB Rockhill
Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women s Hospital, 181 Longwood Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
Am J Public Health 91:578-83. 2001..This study examined the association between recreational physical activity and mortality in middle-aged and older women and the possibility that physical activity serves as an important marker of health...
- Gallstones, cholecystectomy, and the risk for developing pancreatic cancerE S Schernhammer
Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
Br J Cancer 86:1081-4. 2002..11, 95% CI, 0.78-1.56); this risk did not increase with increasing time following cholecystectomy or gallstones. Gallstones or cholecystectomy do not appear to be significant risk factors for pancreatic cancer...
- Dietary carbohydrates and glycaemic load and the incidence of symptomatic gall stone disease in menC J Tsai
Division of Digestive Diseases and Nutrition, University of Kentucky Medical Center, 800 Rose St, Lexington, Kentucky 40536 0298, USA
Gut 54:823-8. 2005..Diets with a high glycaemic response exacerbate the metabolic consequences of the insulin resistance syndrome. Their effects on the incidence of gall stone disease are not clear, particularly in men...
- Central adiposity, regional fat distribution, and the risk of cholecystectomy in womenC J Tsai
Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
Gut 55:708-14. 2006..Whether central adiposity contributes independently of total adiposity to the risk for gall stones is inconclusive. We examined prospectively indicators of central adiposity in relation to the occurrence of gall stone disease...
- Alcohol and head and neck cancer risk in a prospective studyN D Freedman
Cancer Prevention Fellowship Program, Division of Cancer Prevention, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Executive Plaza North, Suite 3109, 6130 Executive Boulevard, MSC 7361, Bethesda, MD 20892 7361, USA
Br J Cancer 96:1469-74. 2007..7), men (34.4). In summary, drinking >3 alcoholic beverages per day was associated with increased risk in men and women, but consumption of up to one drink per day may be associated with reduced risk relative to non-drinking...
- Past body mass index and risk of mortality among womenS C Moore
Nutritional Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Department of Health and Human Services, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
Int J Obes (Lond) 32:730-9. 2008..Analysis of BMI from an earlier time period may minimize reverse causation without requiring exclusion of participants based on disease or smoking history...