OLIVIA IFEOMA OKEREKE

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Affiliation: Harvard University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Seafood types and age-related cognitive decline in the Women's Health Study
    Dae Hyun Kim
    SM, Channing Division of Network Medicine, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 181 Longwood Ave, Boston, MA 02115
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 68:1255-62. 2013
  2. pmc High phobic anxiety is related to lower leukocyte telomere length in women
    Olivia I Okereke
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 7:e40516. 2012
  3. pmc Dietary fat types and 4-year cognitive change in community-dwelling older women
    Olivia I Okereke
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    Ann Neurol 72:124-34. 2012
  4. pmc Ten-year change in plasma amyloid beta levels and late-life cognitive decline
    Olivia I Okereke
    Division of Aging and Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, 181 Longwood Ave, Third Floor, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Arch Neurol 66:1247-53. 2009
  5. pmc Adiposity and weight change in mid-life in relation to healthy survival after age 70 in women: prospective cohort study
    Qi Sun
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, 655 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, United States
    BMJ 339:b3796. 2009
  6. pmc Physical activity at midlife in relation to successful survival in women at age 70 years or older
    Qi Sun
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, 655 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Arch Intern Med 170:194-201. 2010
  7. pmc Fasting plasma insulin, C-peptide and cognitive change in older men without diabetes: results from the Physicians' Health Study II
    Olivia I Okereke
    Divisions of Aging, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Neuroepidemiology 34:200-7. 2010
  8. pmc A profile of impaired insulin degradation in relation to late-life cognitive decline: a preliminary investigation
    Olivia I Okereke
    Division of Aging, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 24:177-82. 2009
  9. pmc Plasma C-peptide levels and rates of cognitive decline in older, community-dwelling women without diabetes
    Olivia I Okereke
    Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 33:455-61. 2008
  10. pmc Prospective study of restless legs syndrome and risk of depression in women
    Yanping Li
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 176:279-88. 2012

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  1. pmc Seafood types and age-related cognitive decline in the Women's Health Study
    Dae Hyun Kim
    SM, Channing Division of Network Medicine, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 181 Longwood Ave, Boston, MA 02115
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 68:1255-62. 2013
    ..However, benefits may vary by nutrient contents in different seafood types. We examined associations between total seafood consumption and cognitive decline and whether these associations differ by seafood types...
  2. pmc High phobic anxiety is related to lower leukocyte telomere length in women
    Olivia I Okereke
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 7:e40516. 2012
    ..Yet, little is known about relations of anxiety to telomeres. We examined whether a typically chronic form of anxiety--phobic anxiety--is related to telomere length...
  3. pmc Dietary fat types and 4-year cognitive change in community-dwelling older women
    Olivia I Okereke
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    Ann Neurol 72:124-34. 2012
    ..A study was undertaken to relate dietary fat types to cognitive change in healthy community-based elders...
  4. pmc Ten-year change in plasma amyloid beta levels and late-life cognitive decline
    Olivia I Okereke
    Division of Aging and Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, 181 Longwood Ave, Third Floor, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Arch Neurol 66:1247-53. 2009
    ..Plasma levels of amyloid beta peptide (Abeta) are potential biomarkers of early cognitive impairment and decline and of Alzheimer disease risk...
  5. pmc Adiposity and weight change in mid-life in relation to healthy survival after age 70 in women: prospective cohort study
    Qi Sun
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, 655 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, United States
    BMJ 339:b3796. 2009
    ..To examine the hypothesis that mid-life adiposity is associated with a reduced probability of maintaining an optimal health status among those who survive to older ages...
  6. pmc Physical activity at midlife in relation to successful survival in women at age 70 years or older
    Qi Sun
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, 655 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Arch Intern Med 170:194-201. 2010
    ..Physical activity is associated with reduced risks of chronic diseases and premature death. Whether physical activity is also associated with improved overall health among those who survive to older ages is unclear...
  7. pmc Fasting plasma insulin, C-peptide and cognitive change in older men without diabetes: results from the Physicians' Health Study II
    Olivia I Okereke
    Divisions of Aging, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Neuroepidemiology 34:200-7. 2010
    ..We examined prospectively relations of fasting insulin levels and insulin secretion to cognitive decline among healthy, community-dwelling older men without diabetes...
  8. pmc A profile of impaired insulin degradation in relation to late-life cognitive decline: a preliminary investigation
    Olivia I Okereke
    Division of Aging, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 24:177-82. 2009
    ..In preliminary analyses, we considered the relation of combined lower insulin secretion (c-peptide) and higher insulin--possibly a phenotype for impaired insulin degradation--to cognitive decline...
  9. pmc Plasma C-peptide levels and rates of cognitive decline in older, community-dwelling women without diabetes
    Olivia I Okereke
    Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 33:455-61. 2008
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  10. pmc Prospective study of restless legs syndrome and risk of depression in women
    Yanping Li
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 176:279-88. 2012
    ..Further prospective studies using refined approaches to ascertainment of RLS and depression are warranted...
  11. pmc Performance characteristics of plasma amyloid-beta 40 and 42 assays
    Olivia I Okereke
    Division of Aging, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Alzheimers Dis 16:277-85. 2009
    ..While these preliminary findings suggest that measuring plasma Abeta(40) and Abeta(42) may be feasible in varied research settings, additional work in this area is necessary...
  12. ncbi request reprint Midlife plasma insulin-like growth factor I and cognitive function in older men
    Olivia I Okereke
    Division of Aging, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 91:4306-12. 2006
    ..Emerging biological and epidemiological evidence suggests possible benefits of higher IGF-I levels in cognitive aging...
  13. ncbi request reprint Type 2 diabetes mellitus and cognitive decline in two large cohorts of community-dwelling older adults
    Olivia I Okereke
    Division of Aging and Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 56:1028-36. 2008
    ..To relate diabetes mellitus (DM) status and duration to late-life cognitive impairment and decline in men and women...

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