G Logroscino

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Affiliation: Harvard University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi Descriptive epidemiology of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis: new evidence and unsolved issues
    G Logroscino
    Department of Epidemiology HSPH 3 819 Harvard University, 677 Huntington Avenue, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 79:6-11. 2008
  2. ncbi Body mass index and risk of Parkinson's disease: a prospective cohort study
    Giancarlo Logroscino
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 166:1186-90. 2007
  3. pmc The role of early life environmental risk factors in Parkinson disease: what is the evidence?
    Giancarlo Logroscino
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 113:1234-8. 2005
  4. ncbi Methodologic issues in studies of mortality following epilepsy: measures, types of studies, sources of cases, cohort effects, and competing risks
    Giancarlo Logroscino
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Epilepsia 46:3-7. 2005
  5. ncbi Mortality after a first episode of status epilepticus in the United States and Europe
    Giancarlo Logroscino
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Epilepsia 46:46-8. 2005
  6. ncbi Blood donations, iron stores, and risk of Parkinson's disease
    Giancarlo Logroscino
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Mov Disord 21:835-8. 2006
  7. doi Status epilepticus without an underlying cause and risk of death: a population-based study
    Giancarlo Logroscino
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 10015, USA
    Arch Neurol 65:221-4. 2008
  8. pmc Prospective study of type 2 diabetes and cognitive decline in women aged 70-81 years
    Giancarlo Logroscino
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    BMJ 328:548. 2004
  9. 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
  10. pmc Incidence of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis in southern Italy: a population based study
    G Logroscino
    Department of Epidemiology HSPH 3 819, Harvard University, 677 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 76:1094-8. 2005

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Publications57

  1. ncbi Descriptive epidemiology of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis: new evidence and unsolved issues
    G Logroscino
    Department of Epidemiology HSPH 3 819 Harvard University, 677 Huntington Avenue, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 79:6-11. 2008
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  2. ncbi Body mass index and risk of Parkinson's disease: a prospective cohort study
    Giancarlo Logroscino
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 166:1186-90. 2007
    ....
  3. pmc The role of early life environmental risk factors in Parkinson disease: what is the evidence?
    Giancarlo Logroscino
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 113:1234-8. 2005
    ..Much evidence indicates that risk factors that have a long latency or a slow effect could be important for late-onset PD. Further epidemiologic studies are warranted in this area...
  4. ncbi Methodologic issues in studies of mortality following epilepsy: measures, types of studies, sources of cases, cohort effects, and competing risks
    Giancarlo Logroscino
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Epilepsia 46:3-7. 2005
    ..Only this type of cohort permits a complete collection of data and the observation of the clinical phase of the disease from the diagnosis of epilepsy to the outcome of the study, death...
  5. ncbi Mortality after a first episode of status epilepticus in the United States and Europe
    Giancarlo Logroscino
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Epilepsia 46:46-8. 2005
    ..The aim of this review is to summarize the available information on the epidemiology of SE and to outline the sources of the variability in reported mortality after SE...
  6. ncbi Blood donations, iron stores, and risk of Parkinson's disease
    Giancarlo Logroscino
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Mov Disord 21:835-8. 2006
    ..6). Unexpectedly, the risk of PD was higher among men who reported recent multiple blood donations (P for trend = 0.05). The results of this study do not support the hypothesis that reduced systemic iron stores lower the risk of PD...
  7. doi Status epilepticus without an underlying cause and risk of death: a population-based study
    Giancarlo Logroscino
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 10015, USA
    Arch Neurol 65:221-4. 2008
    ..To determine the independent effect of status epilepticus (SE) on risk of death...
  8. pmc Prospective study of type 2 diabetes and cognitive decline in women aged 70-81 years
    Giancarlo Logroscino
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    BMJ 328:548. 2004
    ..To examine the association of type 2 diabetes with baseline cognitive function and cognitive decline over two years of follow up, focusing on women living in the community and on the effects of treatments for diabetes...
  9. 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...
  10. pmc Incidence of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis in southern Italy: a population based study
    G Logroscino
    Department of Epidemiology HSPH 3 819, Harvard University, 677 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 76:1094-8. 2005
    ..While the incidence of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) is similar across the world (range, 1.0 to 2.5/100,000), a latitude gradient from north to south has been observed...
  11. pmc Incidence and remaining lifetime risk of Parkinson disease in advanced age
    Jane A Driver
    Division of Aging, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02120, USA
    Neurology 72:432-8. 2009
    ..To estimate the incidence and lifetime risk (LTR) of Parkinson disease (PD) in a large cohort of men...
  12. pmc Prospective cohort study of type 2 diabetes and the risk of Parkinson's disease
    Jane A Driver
    Department of Medicine, Division of Aging, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Diabetes Care 31:2003-5. 2008
    ..To evaluate the association between type 2 diabetes and newly reported Parkinson's disease...
  13. doi Parkinson disease and risk of mortality: a prospective comorbidity-matched cohort study
    J A Driver
    Harvard Medical School, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Division of Aging, 1620 Tremont St, Boston, MA 02120 1613, USA
    Neurology 70:1423-30. 2008
    ..To evaluate the association between Parkinson disease (PD) and mortality after adjustment for comorbidities...
  14. ncbi Cigarette smoking and the progression of multiple sclerosis
    Miguel A Hernán
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Brain 128:1461-5. 2005
    ....
  15. ncbi Folate intake and risk of Parkinson's disease
    Honglei Chen
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 160:368-75. 2004
    ..Intake of vitamin B(6) or vitamin B(12) also was not related to the risk of Parkinson's disease. The current study does not support the hypothesis that higher intake of folate or related B vitamins lowers the risk of Parkinson's disease...
  16. pmc Migraine frequency and risk of cardiovascular disease in women
    Tobias Kurth
    Division of Preventive Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA
    Neurology 73:581-8. 2009
    ..Migraine has been associated with risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD). Data on the association between migraine frequency and CVD are sparse...
  17. pmc Perceived imbalance and risk of Parkinson's disease
    Xiang Gao
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard University School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Mov Disord 23:613-6. 2008
    ..This result suggests that the imbalance may in some cases be an early sign of PD, and may represent the onset of motor symptoms although they have not been clinically recognized...
  18. pmc Smoking and risk of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis: a pooled analysis of 5 prospective cohorts
    Hao Wang
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, 665 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Arch Neurol 68:207-13. 2011
    ..Cigarette smoking has been proposed as a risk factor for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), but epidemiological studies supporting this hypothesis have been small and mostly retrospective...
  19. pmc Prospective study of dietary pattern and risk of Parkinson disease
    Xiang Gao
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Cambridge, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 86:1486-94. 2007
    ..Several studies have shown associations between Parkinson Disease (PD) risk and individual foods and nutrients with inconsistent results...
  20. pmc Erectile function and risk of Parkinson's disease
    Xiang Gao
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard University School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 166:1446-50. 2007
    ..In conclusion, in this retrospective analysis in a large cohort of men, the authors observed that erectile dysfunction was associated with a higher risk of developing Parkinson's disease...
  21. ncbi Migraine and risk of cardiovascular disease in men
    Tobias Kurth
    Divisions of Preventive Medicine, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass 02215, USA
    Arch Intern Med 167:795-801. 2007
    ..In women, migraine has been associated with increased risk of CVD, including coronary events. Compatible data in men are lacking...
  22. ncbi A prospective cohort study of cancer incidence following the diagnosis of Parkinson's disease
    Jane A Driver
    Division of Aging, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02120 1613, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 16:1260-5. 2007
    ..Prior studies suggest a decreased risk of cancer among patients with Parkinson's disease (PD)...
  23. ncbi Migraine and risk of cardiovascular disease in women
    Tobias Kurth
    Division of Preventive Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass 02215 1204, USA
    JAMA 296:283-91. 2006
    ..Although migraine with aura has been associated with increased risk of ischemic stroke, an association with cardiovascular disease (CVD) and, specifically, coronary events remains unclear...
  24. ncbi A prospective study of alcoholism and the risk of Parkinson's disease
    Miguel A Hernán
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Neurol 251:vII14-7. 2004
    ..Our case-control study included 1,019 cases and 10,123 matched controls. Overall, we did not find a lower incidence of PD among alcoholics compared with nonalcoholics (odds ratio: 1.09; 95 % CI: 0.67, 1.78)...
  25. doi Cigarette smoking and dementia: potential selection bias in the elderly
    Miguel A Hernán
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Epidemiology 19:448-50. 2008
    ..We conjecture that selection bias due to censoring by death may be the main explanation for the reversal of the relative rate with increasing age...
  26. ncbi Apolipoprotein E, cardiovascular disease and cognitive function in aging women
    Jae Hee Kang
    Department of Medicine, Channing Laboratory, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 181 Longwood Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Neurobiol Aging 26:475-84. 2005
    ..Thus, APOE genotypes strongly influenced cognitive function and decline; prevention of cardiovascular disease may limit these effects...
  27. pmc Primary prevention of stroke by healthy lifestyle
    Stephanie E Chiuve
    Harvard School of Public Health, Department of Nutrition, 665 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Circulation 118:947-54. 2008
    ..The combination of healthy lifestyle factors is associated with lower risk of coronary heart disease, diabetes, and total cardiovascular disease. Little is known about the impact of multiple lifestyle factors on the risk of stroke...
  28. pmc Migraine, vascular risk, and cardiovascular events in women: prospective cohort study
    Tobias Kurth
    Division of Preventive Medicine, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    BMJ 337:a636. 2008
    ..To evaluate whether the association between migraine with aura and increased risk of cardiovascular disease is modified by vascular risk groups as measured by the Framingham risk score for coronary heart disease...
  29. ncbi Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs and the incidence of Parkinson disease
    Miguel A Hernán
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Neurology 66:1097-9. 2006
    ..93 (0.80 to 1.08) for nonaspirin NSAIDs, 1.29 (1.05 to 1.58) for aspirin, and 1.16 (1.00 to 1.35) for acetaminophen. Nonaspirin NSAID use was associated with a higher risk in women and a lower risk in men...
  30. pmc Incidence of cardiovascular disease and cancer in advanced age: prospective cohort study
    Jane A Driver
    Division of Aging, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    BMJ 337:a2467. 2008
    ..To investigate the influence of increasing age on the incidence and remaining lifetime risk of cardiovascular disease and cancer in a cohort of older men...
  31. doi Adherence to a DASH-style diet and risk of coronary heart disease and stroke in women
    Teresa T Fung
    Department of Nutrition, Simmons College, 300 The Fenway, and Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Arch Intern Med 168:713-20. 2008
    ..Our objective was to assess the association between a DASH-style diet adherence score and risk of coronary heart disease (CHD) and stroke in women...
  32. ncbi Prospective case-control study of nonfatal cancer preceding the diagnosis of Parkinson's disease
    Jane A Driver
    Division of Aging, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 1620 Tremont Street, Boston, MA 02120 1613, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 18:705-11. 2007
    ..Prior studies suggest a decreased frequency of cancer in patients with Parkinson's disease (PD). We conducted a nested case-control study to estimate the association between the diagnosis of PD and a history of preceding cancer...
  33. ncbi A clinical score for prognosis of status epilepticus in adults
    Andrea O Rossetti
    Department of Neurology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Neurology 66:1736-8. 2006
    ..000; specificity, 0.643; negative predictive value, 1.000; and unweighted accuracy, 0.822. This simple clinical score may reliably identify patients surviving after SE...
  34. pmc Prognosis of status epilepticus: role of aetiology, age, and consciousness impairment at presentation
    A O Rossetti
    Department of Neurology, Harvard Medical School, and Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 77:611-5. 2006
    ..The objective of this study was to assess variables predictive of mortality, particularly those available at presentation...
  35. ncbi Gout and risk of Parkinson disease: a prospective study
    Alvaro Alonso
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Neurology 69:1696-700. 2007
    ..None of these studies, however, evaluated the potential association between gout, a condition characterized by hyperuricemia, and the risk of PD...
  36. pmc Coffee consumption and risk of stroke in women
    Esther Lopez-Garcia
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Mass, USA
    Circulation 119:1116-23. 2009
    ..Data on the association between coffee consumption and risk of stroke are sparse. We assessed the association between coffee consumption and the risk of stroke over 24 years of follow-up in women...
  37. ncbi Refractory status epilepticus: effect of treatment aggressiveness on prognosis
    Andrea O Rossetti
    Department of Neurology, Division of Epilepsy and EEG, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass 02115, USA
    Arch Neurol 62:1698-702. 2005
    ..Administration of antiepileptic drugs for coma induction in refractory status epilepticus (RSE) has not been widely studied. Moreover, the effect on outcome of electroencephalographic (EEG) burst suppression remains unclear...
  38. ncbi ALS multidisciplinary clinic and survival. Results from a population-based study in Southern Italy
    Stefano Zoccolella
    Department of Neurological Sciences, University of Bari, Operative Unit of Neurology, L Bonomo Hospital, Andria BA, Italy
    J Neurol 254:1107-12. 2007
    ..Because of the multifactorial nature of impairment and disablity in ALS, multidisciplinary clinics (MDC) have been recently introduced in the management of ALS patients; their effects on survival remain, however, largely debated...
  39. ncbi Apolipoprotein E genotype does not influence the progression of multiple sclerosis
    Giovanni Savettieri
    Institute of Neuropsychiatry, University of Palermo, Palermo, Italy
    J Neurol 250:1094-8. 2003
    ..To investigate the association between apolipoprotein E (APOE) polymorphisms and the progression of MS...
  40. ncbi Migraine is associated with chest symptoms but not cardiac events: a reassuring paradox
    Giancarlo Logroscino
    Neurology 63:2209-10. 2004
  41. ncbi The ever-stimulating association of smoking and coffee and Parkinson's disease
    Karen Marder
    Ann Neurol 52:261-2. 2002
  42. ncbi Can we escape stroke and Alzheimer disease?
    Tobias Kurth
    Stroke 37:279-80. 2006
  43. ncbi Predictors of delay in the diagnosis and clinical trial entry of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis patients: a population-based study
    Stefano Zoccolella
    Department of Neurological Sciences, University of Bari, Italy
    J Neurol Sci 250:45-9. 2006
    ..Heterogeneity of clinical presentation at onset and delay in diagnosis may decrease the likelihood for trial entry...
  44. ncbi Reliability of the El Escorial diagnostic criteria for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
    Ettore Beghi
    Clinica Neurologica, Ospedale San Gerardo, Monza, Italia
    Neuroepidemiology 21:265-70. 2002
    ..The accuracy of the El Escorial criteria was tested in clinical practice, but the reliability is unknown when the diagnosis of ALS must be assessed on the basis of medical records...
  45. ncbi Prospective study of type 1 and type 2 diabetes and risk of stroke subtypes: the Nurses' Health Study
    Mohsen Janghorbani
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran
    Diabetes Care 30:1730-5. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the relationship between type 1 and type 2 diabetes and risk of stroke subtypes in women...
  46. ncbi The epidemiology of ALS and the role of population-based registries
    Ettore Beghi
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Via Eritrea 62, 20157 Milano, Italy
    Biochim Biophys Acta 1762:1150-7. 2006
  47. ncbi Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis and soccer: a different epidemiological approach strengthen the previous findings
    Adriano Chio
    J Neurol Sci 269:187-8; author reply 188-9. 2008
  48. ncbi Fructosamine, glycated hemoglobin, and dietary carbohydrates
    Giovanni Misciagna
    Laboratory of Epidemiology, IRCCS S De Bellis, Hospital for Digestive Diseases, Castellana, 70013 Bari, Italy
    Clin Chim Acta 340:139-47. 2004
    ..The aim of this study is to compare the correlation of glycated hemoglobin and fructosamine with dietary carbohydrate intake in the same subjects...
  49. ncbi Brain abscess: a need to screen for pulmonary arteriovenous malformations
    Mauro Gallitelli
    Department of Internal Medicine and Public Health, Internal Medicine A Murri, University of Bari, Bari, Italy
    Neuroepidemiology 24:76-8. 2005
    ..Patients with PAVMs are at increased risk of brain abscess (BA). This study aimed to provide preliminary data on the prevalence of PAVMs among BA patients...
  50. doi Low incidence of stroke in southern Italy: a population-based study
    Giovanni Manobianca
    Department of Neurology, Hospital F Miulli, Acquaviva delle Fonti, Bari, Italy
    Stroke 39:2923-8. 2008
    ..We sought to determine the incidence and 28-day case-fatality of stroke through a population-based stroke register in a rural area in Southern Italy, characterized by a stroke unit in the referral hospital...
  51. ncbi Predictors of long survival in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis: a population-based study
    Stefano Zoccolella
    Department of Neurological Sciences, University of Bari, Italy
    J Neurol Sci 268:28-32. 2008
    ..Although amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) is a rapidly progressive neurodegenerative disorder, some ALS cases can survive beyond 10 years. However, the predictors of long survival in ALS patients remain uncertain...
  52. ncbi Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis: a global threat with a possible difference in risk across ethnicities
    Giancarlo Logroscino
    Neurology 68:E17. 2007
  53. ncbi Dietary carbohydrates and glycated proteins in the blood in non diabetic subjects
    Giovanni Misciagna
    Laboratory of Epidemiology, IRCCS S De Bellis, Research Hospital for Digestive Diseases, Castellana, Bari, 70013, Italy
    J Am Coll Nutr 24:22-9. 2005
    ..To evaluate in non diabetic subjects the association of dietary carbohydrates with fructosamine, a measure of total non enzymatic glycated proteins in the blood associated with mortality, particularly from cardiovascular diseases...
  54. doi Outcome measures and prognostic indicators in patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
    Ettore Beghi
    Clinica Neurologica, Universita di Milano Bicocca, Monza
    Amyotroph Lateral Scler 9:163-7. 2008
    ..In conclusion, patients with ALS differ in terms of measures and predictors of disability. These factors are sources of bias and confounding in randomized clinical trials...
  55. doi Re: In-hospital mortality of generalized convulsive status epilepticus: a large US sample
    Andrea O Rossetti
    Neurology 70:1939; author reply 1939-40. 2008
  56. ncbi The heterogeneity of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis: a possible explanation of treatment failure
    Ettore Beghi
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Via La Masa 19, 20156 Milano, Italy
    Curr Med Chem 14:3185-200. 2007
    ....
  57. ncbi Association of depression with Alzheimer's disease and vascular dementia in an elderly Arab population of Wadi-Ara, Israel
    Abdalla Bowirrat
    The Galilee Society and An Najah University, Nablus PA, Shefa Amr, Israel
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 21:246-51. 2006
    ..Because dementia and depression share common risk factors, we investigated risk factors for depression in Arab subjects with Alzheimer's disease (AD) and vascular dementia (VaD)...