KEN J MUKAMAL

Summary

Affiliation: Harvard University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Lack of effect of recent alcohol consumption on the course of acute myocardial infarction
    K J Mukamal
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Am Heart J 138:926-33. 1999
  2. ncbi request reprint Alcohol consumption and abnormalities of brain structure and vasculature
    Kenneth J Mukamal
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Am J Geriatr Cardiol 13:22-8. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint Alcohol consumption and carotid atherosclerosis in older adults: the Cardiovascular Health Study
    Kenneth J Mukamal
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, 330 Brookline Ave, RO 114, Boston, Mass 02215, USA
    Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 23:2252-9. 2003
  4. ncbi request reprint Alcohol consumption and inflammatory markers in older adults: the Cardiovascular Health Study
    Kenneth J Mukamal
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, 330 Brookline Avenue, RO 114, Boston, MA, USA
    Atherosclerosis 173:79-87. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Alcohol use and prognosis in patients with coronary heart disease
    Kenneth J Mukamal
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, 330 Brookline Avenue, Libby 303, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Prev Cardiol 6:93-8. 2003
  6. ncbi request reprint Prospective study of alcohol consumption and risk of dementia in older adults
    Kenneth J Mukamal
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, 330 Brookline Ave, RO 114, Boston, Mass 02215, USA
    JAMA 289:1405-13. 2003
  7. ncbi request reprint Roles of drinking pattern and type of alcohol consumed in coronary heart disease in men
    Kenneth J Mukamal
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    N Engl J Med 348:109-18. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint Self-reported alcohol consumption and falls in older adults: cross-sectional and longitudinal analyses of the cardiovascular health study
    Kenneth J Mukamal
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 52:1174-9. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint Comparison of courses of patients with acute myocardial infarction with chest pain appearing during exertion versus those with chest pain not occurring during exertion
    Kenneth J Mukamal
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Masschusetts 021215, USA
    Am J Cardiol 90:642-5. 2002
  10. pmc Clinicians, educators, and investigators in general internal medicine: bridging the gaps
    Kenneth J Mukamal
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass 02215, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 17:565-71. 2002

Detail Information

Publications91

  1. ncbi request reprint Lack of effect of recent alcohol consumption on the course of acute myocardial infarction
    K J Mukamal
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Am Heart J 138:926-33. 1999
    ..We sought to determine whether recent alcohol consumption alters the course or complications of acute myocardial infarction...
  2. ncbi request reprint Alcohol consumption and abnormalities of brain structure and vasculature
    Kenneth J Mukamal
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Am J Geriatr Cardiol 13:22-8. 2004
    ..Further research is needed to determine how these associations interact to influence overall brain function...
  3. ncbi request reprint Alcohol consumption and carotid atherosclerosis in older adults: the Cardiovascular Health Study
    Kenneth J Mukamal
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, 330 Brookline Ave, RO 114, Boston, Mass 02215, USA
    Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 23:2252-9. 2003
    ..The association of alcohol use with atherosclerosis is inconsistent in previous studies...
  4. ncbi request reprint Alcohol consumption and inflammatory markers in older adults: the Cardiovascular Health Study
    Kenneth J Mukamal
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, 330 Brookline Avenue, RO 114, Boston, MA, USA
    Atherosclerosis 173:79-87. 2004
    ..We sought to determine the relation of alcohol intake and systemic inflammation in a population-based sample of older adults...
  5. ncbi request reprint Alcohol use and prognosis in patients with coronary heart disease
    Kenneth J Mukamal
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, 330 Brookline Avenue, Libby 303, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Prev Cardiol 6:93-8. 2003
    ..Nonetheless, the risks and benefits of alcohol use remain complex, even among patients with CHD, and no simple recommendation regarding alcohol consumption can be made for all patients...
  6. ncbi request reprint Prospective study of alcohol consumption and risk of dementia in older adults
    Kenneth J Mukamal
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, 330 Brookline Ave, RO 114, Boston, Mass 02215, USA
    JAMA 289:1405-13. 2003
    ..Alcohol consumption has been associated with complex changes in cerebral vasculature and structure in older adults. How alcohol consumption affects the incidence of dementia is less clear...
  7. ncbi request reprint Roles of drinking pattern and type of alcohol consumed in coronary heart disease in men
    Kenneth J Mukamal
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    N Engl J Med 348:109-18. 2003
    ..Although moderate drinking confers a decreased risk of myocardial infarction, the roles of the drinking pattern and type of beverage remain unclear...
  8. ncbi request reprint Self-reported alcohol consumption and falls in older adults: cross-sectional and longitudinal analyses of the cardiovascular health study
    Kenneth J Mukamal
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 52:1174-9. 2004
    ..To assess the cross-sectional and longitudinal associations between alcohol consumption and risk of falls in older adults...
  9. ncbi request reprint Comparison of courses of patients with acute myocardial infarction with chest pain appearing during exertion versus those with chest pain not occurring during exertion
    Kenneth J Mukamal
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Masschusetts 021215, USA
    Am J Cardiol 90:642-5. 2002
  10. pmc Clinicians, educators, and investigators in general internal medicine: bridging the gaps
    Kenneth J Mukamal
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass 02215, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 17:565-71. 2002
    ..We suggest specific strategies that clinician-educators, investigators, administrative leaders, and medical schools might use to foster collaboration...
  11. ncbi request reprint Variation in the risk of onset of acute myocardial infarction during the menstrual cycle
    Kenneth J Mukamal
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Am J Cardiol 90:49-51. 2002
  12. ncbi request reprint Tea consumption and mortality after acute myocardial infarction
    Kenneth J Mukamal
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Circulation 105:2476-81. 2002
    ..Some studies have suggested that tea consumption may be associated with lower mortality among individuals with cardiovascular disease, but the effects of tea consumption on mortality after acute myocardial infarction are unknown...
  13. ncbi request reprint Height is not associated with long-term survival after acute myocardial infarction
    K J Mukamal
    Divisions of General Medicine and Primary Care and Cardiology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Am Heart J 142:852-6. 2001
    ..Studies show an inverse association between height and risk of myocardial infarction. How height affects survival after acute myocardial infarction is uncertain...
  14. ncbi request reprint Alcohol consumption and hemostatic factors: analysis of the Framingham Offspring cohort
    K J Mukamal
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Circulation 104:1367-73. 2001
    ..Moderate alcohol consumers have lower rates of cardiovascular disease than abstainers. One proposed mechanism is a beneficial effect on hemostatic parameters, but previous studies have provided conflicting results...
  15. ncbi request reprint Impact of diabetes on long-term survival after acute myocardial infarction: comparability of risk with prior myocardial infarction
    K J Mukamal
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care at the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Diabetes Care 24:1422-7. 2001
    ..To determine the effect of diabetes on long-term survival after acute myocardial infarction and to compare its effect with that of a previous myocardial infarction...
  16. ncbi request reprint Prior alcohol consumption and mortality following acute myocardial infarction
    K J Mukamal
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, 330 Brookline Ave, LY 303, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    JAMA 285:1965-70. 2001
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  17. ncbi request reprint Increased risk of congestive heart failure among infarctions with nighttime onset
    K J Mukamal
    Department of Medicine, Divisions of General Medicine and Primary Care and Cardiology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Am Heart J 140:438-42. 2000
    ..We found no circadian variation in the risk of ventricular tachycardia or in peak creatine kinase levels...
  18. ncbi request reprint Traditional and novel risk factors in older adults: cardiovascular risk assessment late in life
    Kenneth J Mukamal
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Am J Geriatr Cardiol 13:69-80. 2004
    ..Future Cardiovascular Health Study investigations will help to clarify which combination of traditional and newer risk factors provides the best estimate of cardiovascular risk for older adults...
  19. ncbi request reprint Obesity and the risk of death after acute myocardial infarction
    Jamal S Rana
    Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Boston, Mass, USA
    Am Heart J 147:841-6. 2004
    ..In the general population, obesity is associated with an increased risk of all-cause death. However, the importance of obesity in patients with established coronary heart disease is less well defined...
  20. ncbi request reprint Hazardous drinking among adults with diabetes and related eye disease or visual problems: a population-based cross-sectional survey
    Kenneth J Mukamal
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Ophthalmic Epidemiol 14:45-9. 2007
    ..To estimate the prevalence of problem drinking and related risk behaviors among adults with diabetes and eye disease in the United States...
  21. ncbi request reprint Circadian variation in the onset of myocardial infarction: effect of duration of diabetes
    Jamal S Rana
    Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, 1 Autumn Street, 5th Floor, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Diabetes 52:1464-8. 2003
    ..Inconsistency in observation of such an effect in patients with diabetes in the past may well have been due to difference in the duration of diabetes and thus the variable extent of underlying autonomic dysfunction...
  22. ncbi request reprint Alcohol consumption and risk for coronary heart disease among men with hypertension
    Joline W J Beulens
    Harvard School of Public Health, and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Ann Intern Med 146:10-9. 2007
    ..However, data on the association between alcohol consumption and CVD among individuals with hypertension are scarce...
  23. ncbi request reprint Alcohol consumption and type 2 diabetes: influence of genetic variation in alcohol dehydrogenase
    Joline W J Beulens
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Diabetes 56:2388-94. 2007
    ..We sought to investigate whether a polymorphism in the alcohol dehydrogenase 1c (ADH1C) gene modifies the association between alcohol consumption and type 2 diabetes...
  24. ncbi request reprint Alcohol consumption: risks and benefits
    Kenneth J Mukamal
    Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Division of General Medicine and Primary Care Research Program, 1309 Beacon Street, 2nd Floor, Brookline, MA 02446, USA
    Curr Atheroscler Rep 10:536-43. 2008
    ..Recommendations regarding moderate drinking must be individualized to reflect the potentially competing effects of alcohol on several chronic diseases...
  25. pmc Alcohol consumption, interleukin-6 and apolipoprotein E genotypes, and concentrations of interleukin-6 and serum amyloid P in older adults
    Kenneth J Mukamal
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA 02446, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 86:444-50. 2007
    ..Whether alcohol intake is associated with concentrations of interleukin-6 (IL-6) and serum amyloid P (SAP) is uncertain...
  26. doi request reprint Hematologic parameters, atherosclerotic progression, and prognosis in patients with previous coronary artery bypass grafting (from the Post CABG Trial)
    Kenneth J Mukamal
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA
    Am J Cardiol 103:328-32. 2009
    ..In conclusion, WBC count is associated with a graded increase in cardiovascular events in patients with coronary artery bypass grafts...
  27. pmc S447X variant of the lipoprotein lipase gene, lipids, and risk of coronary heart disease in 3 prospective cohort studies
    Majken K Jensen
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am Heart J 157:384-90. 2009
    ..To provide deeper insight into the role of natural variation in this gene, we investigated the association between the LPL S447X variant with lipids and risk of coronary heart disease (CHD) in 3 independent, prospective studies...
  28. doi request reprint BMI and risk factors for suicide: why is BMI inversely related to suicide?
    Kenneth J Mukamal
    Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 17:532-8. 2009
    ..In some cases, risk factors were actually greater with heavier BMI. Further study of the relationship of BMI and suicide may yield novel modifiable risk factors that could cause or prevent this important cause of death...
  29. doi request reprint The relationship between obesity and atherosclerotic progression and prognosis among patients with coronary artery bypass grafts the effect of aggressive statin therapy
    Christina C Wee
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 52:620-5. 2008
    ..This study examines whether obesity accelerates atherogenic progression or adverse outcomes after coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery...
  30. pmc Prevalence of musculoskeletal pain and statin use
    Catherine Buettner
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 23:1182-6. 2008
    ..However, in placebo-controlled trials the incidence of muscle pain is most often similar for placebo and active control groups...
  31. pmc Obesity and C-reactive protein levels among white, black, and hispanic US adults
    Christina C Wee
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 16:875-80. 2008
    ..We examined whether obesity's association with novel cardiovascular risk factors such as C-reactive protein (CRP) also varies by race and ethnicity...
  32. ncbi request reprint Beliefs, motivations, and opinions about moderate drinking: a cross-sectional survey
    Kenneth J Mukamal
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Fam Med 40:188-95. 2008
    ..The relationship of moderate alcohol use and health remains controversial and uncertain. How physicians and patients react to this uncertainty is unknown...
  33. pmc C-reactive protein (CRP) gene polymorphisms, CRP levels, and risk of incident coronary heart disease in two nested case-control studies
    Jennifer K Pai
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    PLoS ONE 3:e1395. 2008
    ..However, few studies have comprehensively examined six common single-nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) in the CRP gene, haplotypes, and plasma CRP levels with risk of coronary heart disease (CHD)...
  34. ncbi request reprint Alcohol consumption and lower extremity arterial disease among older adults: the cardiovascular health study
    Kenneth J Mukamal
    Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA 02446, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 167:34-41. 2008
    ..01). Alcohol consumption of 1-13 drinks per week in older adults may be associated with lower risk of LEAD, but heavier drinking is not associated with lower risk...
  35. doi request reprint Association between language and risk factor levels among Hispanic adults with hypertension, hypercholesterolemia, or diabetes
    Pracha P Eamranond
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Am Heart J 157:53-9. 2009
    ..The association of acculturation and cardiovascular risk factor control among populations with high proportions of immigrants has not been well studied...
  36. pmc A 6-month randomized pilot study of black tea and cardiovascular risk factors
    Kenneth J Mukamal
    Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02446, USA
    Am Heart J 154:724.e1-6. 2007
    ..The effects of black tea consumption on cardiovascular risk factors have been inconsistent in previous randomized trials, all of which have been limited to a few weeks duration...
  37. doi request reprint Coffee consumption and mortality after acute myocardial infarction: the Stockholm Heart Epidemiology Program
    Kenneth J Mukamal
    Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA
    Am Heart J 157:495-501. 2009
    ..Cohort studies have suggested little effect of coffee consumption on risk of acute myocardial infarction. The effect of coffee consumption on prognosis after myocardial infarction is uncertain...
  38. pmc Weather and air pollution as triggers of severe headaches
    Kenneth J Mukamal
    Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Neurology 72:922-7. 2009
    ..The roles of weather conditions and air pollution as triggers of headache have been inconsistent in previous, generally small studies...
  39. doi request reprint Invited commentary: Body mass index and suicide--untangling an unlikely association
    Kenneth J Mukamal
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 172:900-4; discussion 905-6. 2010
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  40. pmc Light-to-moderate alcohol consumption and risk of sudden cardiac death in women
    Stephanie E Chiuve
    Center for Arrhythmia Prevention, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Heart Rhythm 7:1374-80. 2010
    ..In men, heavy alcohol consumption may increase risk of SCD, whereas light-to-moderate alcohol intake may lower risk. There are no parallel data among women...
  41. pmc Alcohol and acute ischemic stroke onset: the stroke onset study
    Elizabeth Mostofsky
    Cardiovascular Epidemiology Research Unit, Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass 02215, USA
    Stroke 41:1845-9. 2010
    ....
  42. pmc Egg consumption and risk of type 2 diabetes in older adults
    Luc Djousse
    Division of Aging, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02120, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 92:422-7. 2010
    ..Type 2 diabetes (T2D) remains an important public health issue in the United States. There are limited and inconsistent data on the association between egg consumption and fasting glucose or incident diabetes...
  43. pmc Parity and the association with diabetes in older women
    Angela G Fowler-Brown
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Diabetes Care 33:1778-82. 2010
    ..To examine the relationship of parity with diabetes and markers of glucose homeostasis in older women...
  44. doi request reprint A 42-year-old man considering whether to drink alcohol for his health
    Kenneth J Mukamal
    Harvard Medical School, and Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    JAMA 303:2065-73. 2010
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  45. doi request reprint Alcohol consumption and cardiovascular mortality among U.S. adults, 1987 to 2002
    Kenneth J Mukamal
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02446, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 55:1328-35. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the association of alcohol consumption and cardiovascular mortality in the U.S. population...
  46. doi request reprint Antihypertensive medications and risk of community-acquired pneumonia
    Kenneth J Mukamal
    Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Hypertens 28:401-5. 2010
    ..To determine whether angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors and other antihypertensives are associated with risk of pneumonia...
  47. doi request reprint Body mass index and risk of suicide among one million US adults
    Kenneth J Mukamal
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA 02446, USA
    Epidemiology 21:82-6. 2010
    ..Body mass index (BMI) has been linked with both increased and decreased risk of suicide attempts and deaths...
  48. doi request reprint Suicide among US veterans: A prospective study of 500,000 middle-aged and elderly men
    Matthew Miller
    Harvard Injury Control Research Center, Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Heath, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 170:494-500. 2009
    ....
  49. pmc Herbal supplement use and blood lead levels of United States adults
    Catherine Buettner
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, 330 Brookline Avenue, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 24:1175-82. 2009
    ..Some herbal supplements may contain lead...
  50. ncbi request reprint Alcohol and heart disease: where to next? Interview by Christine Forder
    Kenneth J Mukamal
    Future Cardiol 5:219-25. 2009
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  51. ncbi request reprint Paraoxonase 1 polymorphisms and risk of myocardial infarction in women and men
    Kenneth J Mukamal
    Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, 330 Brookline Avenue, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Circ J 73:1302-7. 2009
    ..Previous studies of genetic variants of paraoxonase 1 (PON1) and coronary heart disease (CHD) have been conflicting and the modifying effects of lifestyle factors that affect PON1 activity are uncertain...
  52. pmc The T111I variant in the endothelial lipase gene and risk of coronary heart disease in three independent populations
    Majken K Jensen
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Aarhus University Hospital, Aalborg, Denmark
    Eur Heart J 30:1584-9. 2009
    ..The objective of this study was to address the associations of the T111I variant with plasma lipids and risk of CHD in three independent prospective studies of generally healthy men and women...
  53. pmc Lifestyle risk factors and new-onset diabetes mellitus in older adults: the cardiovascular health study
    Dariush Mozaffarian
    Divisions of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard School of Public Health, 665 Huntington Ave, Bldg 2 319, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Arch Intern Med 169:798-807. 2009
    ..The objective of this study was to determine how lifestyle factors, assessed in combination, relate to new-onset diabetes in a broad and relatively unselected population of older adults...
  54. pmc n-3 fatty acids and periodontitis in US adults
    Asghar Z Naqvi
    Harvard Medical School, and a hospitalist, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 110:1669-75. 2010
    ..Periodontitis is a common, chronic inflammatory disease. Although n-3 fatty acids have anti-inflammatory properties, it is unclear whether n-3 fatty acids can treat or prevent periodontitis...
  55. ncbi request reprint Alcohol consumption and type 2 diabetes among older adults: the Cardiovascular Health Study
    Luc Djousse
    Division of Aging, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, 1620 Tremont St, 3rd Floor, Boston, MA 02120, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 15:1758-65. 2007
    ..The objective was to examine the role of total and beverage-specific alcohol consumption on the incidence of type 2 diabetes mellitus (DM) among elderly men and women...
  56. ncbi request reprint Renal dysfunction increases the risk of saphenous vein graft occlusion: results from the Post-CABG trial
    Gregory A Wellenius
    Cardiovascular Epidemiology Research Unit, Cardiovascular Division, Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, 330 Brookline Avenue, Deaconess 306, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Atherosclerosis 193:414-20. 2007
    ..Saphenous vein grafts are common among patients with a history of coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery. Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is an established cardiovascular risk factor, but its role in graft disease has not been evaluated...
  57. ncbi request reprint Alcohol consumption, atherosclerotic progression, and prognosis among patients with coronary artery bypass grafts
    Kenneth J Mukamal
    Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Am Heart J 151:368-72. 2006
    ..Although moderate drinking has been associated with lower mortality among patients after myocardial infarction, its relationship with prognosis and graft obstruction among patients with coronary artery bypass grafts is unknown...
  58. ncbi request reprint Alcohol consumption and self-reported sunburn: a cross-sectional, population-based survey
    Kenneth J Mukamal
    Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 55:584-9. 2006
    ..Heavy drinking has been associated with several cancers, including melanoma and basal cell carcinoma...
  59. ncbi request reprint Alcohol consumption and risk of coronary heart disease in older adults: the Cardiovascular Health Study
    Kenneth J Mukamal
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 54:30-7. 2006
    ..To evaluate several aspects of the relationship between alcohol use and coronary heart disease in older adults, including beverage type, mediating factors, and type of outcome...
  60. ncbi request reprint Binge drinking and mortality after acute myocardial infarction
    Kenneth J Mukamal
    Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Circulation 112:3839-45. 2005
    ..Moderate drinkers have a lower risk of mortality after myocardial infarction (MI). Although binge drinking has been associated with a higher risk of MI in some studies, its relation to prognosis after MI is uncertain...
  61. ncbi request reprint Tea consumption and infarct-related ventricular arrhythmias: the determinants of myocardial infarction onset study
    Kenneth J Mukamal
    Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Division of General Medicine and Primary Care Research Program, Brookline, MA 02446, USA
    J Am Coll Nutr 25:472-9. 2006
    ..We previously found preliminary evidence that tea consumption may also be associated with lower risk of infarct-related ventricular arrhythmias...
  62. ncbi request reprint Drinking frequency and quantity and risk of suicide among men
    Kenneth J Mukamal
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, 1309 Beacon Street, 2nd Floor, Brookline, MA 02446, USA
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 42:153-60. 2007
    ..Individuals who die from suicide commonly have consumed alcohol immediately beforehand, often in large quantities. However, prospective cohort data on regular alcohol use as a risk factor for suicide are lacking...
  63. ncbi request reprint Alcohol consumption and risk and prognosis of atrial fibrillation among older adults: the Cardiovascular Health Study
    Kenneth J Mukamal
    Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA
    Am Heart J 153:260-6. 2007
    ..The relationship of alcohol consumption with risk of atrial fibrillation (AF) is inconsistent in previous studies, and its relationship with prognosis of AF is undetermined...
  64. ncbi request reprint Drinking frequency, mediating biomarkers, and risk of myocardial infarction in women and men
    Kenneth J Mukamal
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Circulation 112:1406-13. 2005
    ....
  65. pmc Alcohol consumption, physical activity, and chronic disease risk factors: a population-based cross-sectional survey
    Kenneth J Mukamal
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    BMC Public Health 6:118. 2006
    ..Whether the association of alcohol consumption and cardiovascular disease is the product of confounding and the degree to which this concern applies to other behaviors are unclear...
  66. ncbi request reprint Impact of race and ethnicity on counseling for alcohol consumption: a population-based, cross-sectional survey
    Kenneth J Mukamal
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 31:452-7. 2007
    ..Counseling for alcohol use is of proven utility, but whether disparities in provision of counseling exist is uncertain...
  67. ncbi request reprint Alcohol use and risk of ischemic stroke among older adults: the cardiovascular health study
    Kenneth J Mukamal
    Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, 330 Brookline Ave, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Stroke 36:1830-4. 2005
    ..The association of light to moderate alcohol consumption with risk of ischemic stroke remains uncertain, as are the roles of potentially mediating factors and modification by apolipoprotein E (apoE) genotype...
  68. ncbi request reprint Educational attainment and myocardial infarct-related congestive heart failure (the Determinants of Myocardial Infarction Onset Study)
    Kenneth J Mukamal
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, 330 Brookline Avenue, RO 114, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Am J Cardiol 93:1288-91. 2004
    ..75; 95% confidence interval, 0.57 to 0.99; p for trend 0.02), with similar findings among men, women, whites, and blacks...
  69. ncbi request reprint Moderate alcohol consumption and safety of lovastatin and warfarin among men: the post-coronary artery bypass graft trial
    Kenneth J Mukamal
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Mass 02215, USA
    Am J Med 119:434-40. 2006
    ..Although moderate drinking has been associated with lower mortality among patients with coronary heart disease, its safety among patients taking common cardiac medications is unknown...
  70. ncbi request reprint Caffeinated coffee consumption and mortality after acute myocardial infarction
    Kenneth J Mukamal
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Mass 02215, USA
    Am Heart J 147:999-1004. 2004
    ..Previous studies have generally suggested no effect of coffee consumption on the risk of acute myocardial infarction. The effect of coffee consumption on prognosis after acute myocardial infarction is uncertain...
  71. ncbi request reprint Alcohol consumption and coronary atherosclerosis progression--the Stockholm Female Coronary Risk Angiographic Study
    Imre Janszky
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Karolinska Institute, Thoracic Division, Box 220, 171 77 Stockholm, Sweden
    Atherosclerosis 176:311-9. 2004
    ..Although moderate drinkers have a lower risk of coronary heart disease than abstainers, the relation of alcohol use and coronary atherosclerosis has not been well studied...
  72. ncbi request reprint An update on alcohol and atherosclerosis
    Joseph M Li
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Curr Opin Lipidol 15:673-80. 2004
    ..These include the putative impact of non-alcoholic constituents of some alcoholic beverages, the role of genetic factors, potential mechanisms for this association, and confirmation of the relationship in experimental models...
  73. ncbi request reprint Alcohol and risk for ischemic stroke in men: the role of drinking patterns and usual beverage
    Kenneth J Mukamal
    Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard School of Public Health, Massachusetts General Hospital, and Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Ann Intern Med 142:11-9. 2005
    ..The association of light to moderate alcohol consumption with risk for ischemic stroke remains controversial, as do the roles of beverage type and drinking pattern...
  74. ncbi request reprint Alcohol consumption and platelet activation and aggregation among women and men: the Framingham Offspring Study
    Kenneth J Mukamal
    Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 29:1906-12. 2005
    ..Alcohol intake has been associated with lower platelet activity; however, few large-scale studies have included women, and to our knowledge, the relationship of alcohol intake with measures of platelet activation has not been studied...
  75. ncbi request reprint Alcohol consumption and risk of atrial fibrillation in men and women: the Copenhagen City Heart Study
    Kenneth J Mukamal
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Circulation 112:1736-42. 2005
    ..The relationship of the full range of alcohol consumption with risk of incident atrial fibrillation has been inconsistent in previous, mainly case-control studies...
  76. pmc Prospective study of alcohol drinking patterns and coronary heart disease in women and men
    Janne Tolstrup
    Centre for Alcohol Research, National Institute of Public Health, Øster Farimagsgade 5, DK 1399 Copenhagen, Denmark
    BMJ 332:1244-8. 2006
    ..To determine the association between alcohol drinking patterns and risk of coronary heart disease in women and men...
  77. ncbi request reprint The association of alcohol consumption and incident heart failure: the Cardiovascular Health Study
    Chris L Bryson
    Cardiovascular Health Research Unit, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 48:305-11. 2006
    ..We investigated the association between alcohol consumption and incident congestive heart failure (CHF) both overall and after adjusting for incident myocardial infarction (MI)...
  78. ncbi request reprint Common genetic variation in the ATP-binding cassette transporter A1, plasma lipids, and risk of coronary heart disease
    Majken K Jensen
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, United States
    Atherosclerosis 195:e172-80. 2007
    ..Neither the -17C/G SNP nor the 2 the coding polymorphisms were associated with risk of CHD. The -565C/T and the -191G/C variants were inversely associated with risk of CHD among healthy women, without pronounced effects on plasma lipids...
  79. ncbi request reprint Alcohol consumption, TaqIB polymorphism of cholesteryl ester transfer protein, high-density lipoprotein cholesterol, and risk of coronary heart disease in men and women
    Majken K Jensen
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Eur Heart J 29:104-12. 2008
    ..To investigate whether a common polymorphism in the cholesteryl ester transfer protein (CETP) gene modifies the relationship of alcohol intake with high-density lipoprotein cholesterol (HDL-C) and risk of coronary heart disease (CHD)...
  80. ncbi request reprint Body mass index and risk of suicide among men
    Kenneth J Mukamal
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA 02446, USA
    Arch Intern Med 167:468-75. 2007
    ..Body mass index (BMI; calculated as weight in kilograms divided by height in meters squared) has been linked to depression and the risk of suicide attempts and deaths in conflicting directions...
  81. pmc An exploratory prospective study of marijuana use and mortality following acute myocardial infarction
    Kenneth J Mukamal
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA 02446, USA
    Am Heart J 155:465-70. 2008
    ..The relationship of marijuana use with coronary heart disease, including prognosis among patients with coronary heart disease, is uncertain...
  82. ncbi request reprint Alcohol consumption in older adults and Medicare costs
    Kenneth J Mukamal
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Health Care Financ Rev 27:49-61. 2006
    ..The lower costs associated with moderate drinking were most apparent among participants with cardiovascular disease (CVD) and for hospitalization costs for CVD among healthy participants. Former drinkers had the highest costs...
  83. pmc Depressive symptoms and the risk of atherosclerotic progression among patients with coronary artery bypass grafts
    Gregory A Wellenius
    Cardiovascular Epidemiology Research Unit, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Circulation 117:2313-9. 2008
    ....
  84. pmc Alcohol consumption, mediating biomarkers, and risk of type 2 diabetes among middle-aged women
    Joline W J Beulens
    Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Diabetes Care 31:2050-5. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to investigate whether adiponectin concentrations and biomarkers of inflammation, endothelial dysfunction, and insulin resistance mediate the association between alcohol consumption and diabetes...
  85. pmc Holiday review. Early to bed and early to rise: does it matter?
    Kenneth J Mukamal
    Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    CMAJ 175:1560-2. 2006
    ..Controversy remains about whether early to bed and early to rise makes a man healthy, wealthy and wise (the Ben Franklin hypothesis), or healthy, wealthy and dead (the James Thurber hypothesis)...
  86. ncbi request reprint Alcohol consumption and risk for coronary heart disease in men with healthy lifestyles
    Kenneth J Mukamal
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA
    Arch Intern Med 166:2145-50. 2006
    ..We studied whether alcohol consumption is inversely associated with risk for coronary heart disease in men who report consistently favorable lifestyle behaviors...
  87. ncbi request reprint Hypothesis testing: means
    Roger B Davis
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Circulation 114:1078-82. 2006
  88. ncbi request reprint Alcohol consumption and lipoprotein subclasses in older adults
    Kenneth J Mukamal
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, 330 Brookline Avenue, RO 114, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 92:2559-66. 2007
    ..Limited evidence suggests that alcohol intake may be associated with lipoprotein subclass distribution, which could mediate its relationship with coronary heart disease...
  89. ncbi request reprint Alcohol and long-term prognosis after a first acute myocardial infarction: the SHEEP study
    Imre Janszky
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Karolinska Institutet, Norrbacka, 6th Floor, Karolinska University Hospital SE 171 76 Stockholm, Sweden
    Eur Heart J 29:45-53. 2008
    ..Few studies have investigated the relation between alcohol consumption, former drinking, and prognosis after an acute myocardial infarction (AMI), particularly for non-fatal outcomes...
  90. ncbi request reprint The effects of smoking and drinking on cardiovascular disease and risk factors
    Kenneth J Mukamal
    Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Alcohol Res Health 29:199-202. 2006
    ..Ongoing public health efforts to minimize tobacco use and harmful drinking should result in clear and important gains to the nation's cardiovascular well-being...
  91. ncbi request reprint Seasonal variation of myocardial infarct size
    Kenneth J Mukamal
    Am J Cardiol 91:119-20. 2003