N Rifai

Summary

Affiliation: Harvard University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Cardiac troponin T and I, echocardiographic [correction of electrocardiographic] wall motion analyses, and ejection fractions in athletes participating in the Hawaii Ironman Triathlon
    N Rifai
    Department of Laboratory Medicine, Children s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Am J Cardiol 83:1085-9. 1999
  2. ncbi request reprint Clinical efficacy of an automated high-sensitivity C-reactive protein assay
    N Rifai
    Department of Laboratory Medicine, Children s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Clin Chem 45:2136-41. 1999
  3. ncbi request reprint Inflammatory markers in men with angiographically documented coronary heart disease
    N Rifai
    Department of Laboratory Medicine, Children s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Clin Chem 45:1967-73. 1999
  4. ncbi request reprint Analytical and clinical performance of a homogeneous enzymatic LDL-cholesterol assay compared with the ultracentrifugation-dextran sulfate-Mg2+ method
    N Rifai
    Department of Laboratory Medicine, Children s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Clin Chem 44:1242-50. 1998
  5. ncbi request reprint Determination of serum physiological concentration of methylmalonic acid by gas chromatography-mass spectrometry with selected ion monitoring
    N Rifai
    Department of Laboratory Medicine, Children s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Ann Clin Biochem 35:633-6. 1998
  6. ncbi request reprint Time to positivity of a rapid bedside assay for cardiac-specific troponin T predicts prognosis in acute coronary syndromes: a Thrombolysis in Myocardial Infarction (TIMI) 11A substudy
    E M Antman
    Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 31:326-30. 1998
  7. ncbi request reprint C-reactive protein and other markers of inflammation in the prediction of cardiovascular disease in women
    P M Ridker
    Center for Cardiovascular Disease Prevention, and Division of Cardiology, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    N Engl J Med 342:836-43. 2000
  8. ncbi request reprint Hormone replacement therapy and increased plasma concentration of C-reactive protein
    P M Ridker
    Division of Preventive Medicine, Cardiovascular Diseases, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    Circulation 100:713-6. 1999
  9. ncbi request reprint Inflammation, pravastatin, and the risk of coronary events after myocardial infarction in patients with average cholesterol levels. Cholesterol and Recurrent Events (CARE) Investigators
    P M Ridker
    Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass 02115, USA
    Circulation 98:839-44. 1998
  10. ncbi request reprint Dietary and lifestyle factors in relation to plasma leptin concentrations among normal weight and overweight men
    N F Chu
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 25:106-14. 2001

Detail Information

Publications58

  1. ncbi request reprint Cardiac troponin T and I, echocardiographic [correction of electrocardiographic] wall motion analyses, and ejection fractions in athletes participating in the Hawaii Ironman Triathlon
    N Rifai
    Department of Laboratory Medicine, Children s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Am J Cardiol 83:1085-9. 1999
    ..002). Thus, ultraendurance exercise may cause myocardial damage as indicated by biochemical cardiac-specific markers and echocardiography. The cellular nature of this damage and whether it is transient or permanent is unclear at present...
  2. ncbi request reprint Clinical efficacy of an automated high-sensitivity C-reactive protein assay
    N Rifai
    Department of Laboratory Medicine, Children s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Clin Chem 45:2136-41. 1999
    ..Prospective studies have shown that C-reactive protein (CRP) can be used to predict risk of future cardiovascular events. High-sensitivity methods for CRP (hs-CRP) measurement are needed for this purpose...
  3. ncbi request reprint Inflammatory markers in men with angiographically documented coronary heart disease
    N Rifai
    Department of Laboratory Medicine, Children s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Clin Chem 45:1967-73. 1999
    ..Recent evidence suggests that atherosclerosis is a chronic inflammatory process. In this study, we examined several markers of inflammation in men with coronary heart disease (CHD) and appropriate controls...
  4. ncbi request reprint Analytical and clinical performance of a homogeneous enzymatic LDL-cholesterol assay compared with the ultracentrifugation-dextran sulfate-Mg2+ method
    N Rifai
    Department of Laboratory Medicine, Children s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Clin Chem 44:1242-50. 1998
    ..We conclude that the N-geneous LDL-C meets the currently established analytical performance goals and appears to have a role in the diagnosis and management of hypercholesterolemic patients...
  5. ncbi request reprint Determination of serum physiological concentration of methylmalonic acid by gas chromatography-mass spectrometry with selected ion monitoring
    N Rifai
    Department of Laboratory Medicine, Children s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Ann Clin Biochem 35:633-6. 1998
    ..We conclude that the method is ideally suited for the determination of methylmalonic acid at physiological concentrations in both clinical and research laboratories...
  6. ncbi request reprint Time to positivity of a rapid bedside assay for cardiac-specific troponin T predicts prognosis in acute coronary syndromes: a Thrombolysis in Myocardial Infarction (TIMI) 11A substudy
    E M Antman
    Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 31:326-30. 1998
    ..We sought to determine whether the rapid bedside assay for troponin T identified patients at risk for a more complicated hospital stay and a higher rate of adverse clinical events...
  7. ncbi request reprint C-reactive protein and other markers of inflammation in the prediction of cardiovascular disease in women
    P M Ridker
    Center for Cardiovascular Disease Prevention, and Division of Cardiology, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    N Engl J Med 342:836-43. 2000
    ..Since inflammation is believed to have a role in the pathogenesis of cardiovascular events, measurement of markers of inflammation has been proposed as a method to improve the prediction of the risk of these events...
  8. ncbi request reprint Hormone replacement therapy and increased plasma concentration of C-reactive protein
    P M Ridker
    Division of Preventive Medicine, Cardiovascular Diseases, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    Circulation 100:713-6. 1999
    ..However, data evaluating this hypothesis are sparse and limited to older women...
  9. ncbi request reprint Inflammation, pravastatin, and the risk of coronary events after myocardial infarction in patients with average cholesterol levels. Cholesterol and Recurrent Events (CARE) Investigators
    P M Ridker
    Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass 02115, USA
    Circulation 98:839-44. 1998
    ..We studied whether inflammation after myocardial infarction (MI) is a risk factor for recurrent coronary events and whether randomized treatment with pravastatin reduces that risk...
  10. ncbi request reprint Dietary and lifestyle factors in relation to plasma leptin concentrations among normal weight and overweight men
    N F Chu
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 25:106-14. 2001
    ..The purpose of this study is to evaluate whether modifiable dietary and lifestyle factors are associated with plasma leptin concentrations among US men...
  11. ncbi request reprint Glycemic status and soluble tumor necrosis factor receptor levels in relation to plasma leptin concentrations among normal weight and overweight US men
    N F Chu
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 24:1085-92. 2000
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the potential role of glycemic status and adipose-derived cytokines in regulating plasma leptin levels among normal and overweight men...
  12. ncbi request reprint Serum amyloid A predicts early mortality in acute coronary syndromes: A TIMI 11A substudy
    D A Morrow
    Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 35:358-62. 2000
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  13. ncbi request reprint C-reactive protein is a potent predictor of mortality independently of and in combination with troponin T in acute coronary syndromes: a TIMI 11A substudy. Thrombolysis in Myocardial Infarction
    D A Morrow
    Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 31:1460-5. 1998
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  14. ncbi request reprint Predictive value of cardiac troponin T in pediatric patients at risk for myocardial injury
    S E Lipshultz
    Department of Cardiology, Children s Hospital, Boston, Mass, USA
    Circulation 96:2641-8. 1997
    ..Yet, because of somatic growth and the duration of survival, a low level of myocardial damage may ultimately be of more consequence in children than in adults...
  15. ncbi request reprint A prospective study of lipoprotein(a) and risk of coronary heart disease among women with type 2 diabetes
    I Shai
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Diabetologia 48:1469-76. 2005
    ..We examined the association between lipoprotein (Lp)(a) and CHD among women with type 2 diabetes...
  16. ncbi request reprint Novel risk factors for systemic atherosclerosis: a comparison of C-reactive protein, fibrinogen, homocysteine, lipoprotein(a), and standard cholesterol screening as predictors of peripheral arterial disease
    P M Ridker
    Brigham and Women s Hospital, 900 Commonwealth Ave E, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    JAMA 285:2481-5. 2001
    ..Several novel risk factors for atherosclerosis have recently been proposed, but few comparative data exist to guide clinical use of these emerging biomarkers...
  17. ncbi request reprint Clinical efficacy of three assays for cardiac troponin I for risk stratification in acute coronary syndromes: a Thrombolysis In Myocardial Infarction (TIMI) 11B Substudy
    D A Morrow
    Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Clin Chem 46:453-60. 2000
    ..Until adequate cTnI standardization is possible, an evidence-based approach evaluating each assay at specific thresholds appears warranted...
  18. ncbi request reprint Joint role of non-HDL cholesterol and glycated haemoglobin in predicting future coronary heart disease events among women with type 2 diabetes
    M B Schulze
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Diabetologia 47:2129-36. 2004
    ..We aimed to determine whether non-HDL cholesterol predicts CHD events among diabetic women independently of currently established risk factors and the status of glycaemic control...
  19. ncbi request reprint Plasma leptin concentrations and four-year weight gain among US men
    N F Chu
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 25:346-53. 2001
    ..The purpose of this study is to evaluate the relationship between circulating plasma leptin levels and regulation of body weight over time among US men...
  20. ncbi request reprint Heart-type fatty acid binding protein as a marker of reperfusion after thrombolytic therapy
    J A de Lemos
    Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    Clin Chim Acta 298:85-97. 2000
    ..Despite a favorable kinetic profile, however, H-FABP does not appear to represent a significant advance over myoglobin in the noninvasive detection of reperfusion after thrombolysis...
  21. ncbi request reprint Plasma sex steroid hormones and risk of developing type 2 diabetes in women: a prospective study
    E L Ding
    Division of Preventive Medicine, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Diabetologia 50:2076-84. 2007
    ..We aimed to examine comprehensively plasma sex hormones in connection with risk of developing type 2 diabetes in postmenopausal women...
  22. ncbi request reprint Three generations of high-density lipoprotein cholesterol assays compared with ultracentrifugation/dextran sulfate-Mg2+ method
    N Harris
    Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, Children s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA harris
    Clin Chem 43:816-23. 1997
    ..Bilirubin and ascorbate produced a negative interference with the phosphotungstate and Spinpro assays but had little effect on the N-geneous assay...
  23. ncbi request reprint Measurement of C-reactive protein for the targeting of statin therapy in the primary prevention of acute coronary events
    P M Ridker
    Center for Cardiovascular Disease Prevention, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    N Engl J Med 344:1959-65. 2001
    ..We hypothesized that statins might prevent coronary events in persons with elevated C-reactive protein levels who did not have overt hyperlipidemia...
  24. ncbi request reprint Association between dietary patterns and plasma biomarkers of obesity and cardiovascular disease risk
    T T Fung
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 73:61-7. 2001
    ..Although the effects of individual foods or nutrients on the development of diseases and their risk factors have been investigated in many studies, little attention has been given to the effect of overall dietary patterns...
  25. pmc The association of serum lipids and inflammatory biomarkers with renal function in men with type II diabetes mellitus
    J Lin
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Kidney Int 69:336-42. 2006
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  26. ncbi request reprint Soluble P-selectin and the risk of future cardiovascular events
    P M Ridker
    Center for Cardiovascular Disease Prevention, Division of Preventive Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Circulation 103:491-5. 2001
    ..However, little clinical data are available evaluating the role of soluble P-selectin in determining vascular risk...
  27. ncbi request reprint Non-invasive assessment of rejection in pediatric transplant patients: serologic and echocardiographic prediction of biopsy-proven myocardial rejection
    A M Moran
    Departments of Cardiology and Pediatrics, a Children s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Heart Lung Transplant 19:756-64. 2000
    ..We undertook the present study to compare rejection grade with echocardiographic and serologic estimates of transplant rejection-related myocardial damage...
  28. ncbi request reprint Use of a rapid HPLC assay for determination of pharmacokinetic parameters of ibuprofen in patients with cystic fibrosis
    N Rifai
    Department of Laboratory Medicine, Children s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Clin Chem 42:1812-6. 1996
    ..0001). We conclude that the method described here is ideal for therapeutic monitoring of ibuprofen...
  29. ncbi request reprint Plasma concentration of interleukin-6 and the risk of future myocardial infarction among apparently healthy men
    P M Ridker
    Center for Cardiovascular Disease Prevention and the Divisions of Preventive Medicine, Cardiovascular Diseases, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Circulation 101:1767-72. 2000
    ..Interleukin-6 (IL-6) plays a central role in inflammation and tissue injury. However, epidemiological data evaluating the role of IL-6 in atherogenesis are sparse...
  30. ncbi request reprint Long-term effects of pravastatin on plasma concentration of C-reactive protein. The Cholesterol and Recurrent Events (CARE) Investigators
    P M Ridker
    Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, The Children s Hospital Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA
    Circulation 100:230-5. 1999
    ..We evaluated whether long-term therapy with pravastatin, an agent that reduces cardiovascular risk, might alter levels of this inflammatory parameter...
  31. ncbi request reprint Hyperproinsulinaemia and risk of Type 2 diabetes mellitus in women
    M B Schulze
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Diabet Med 22:1178-84. 2005
    ..Our objective was to examine prospectively the associations between fasting plasma proinsulin and the proinsulin/insulin ratio and the incidence of Type 2 diabetes in women...
  32. ncbi request reprint Vitamin A status in acute exacerbations of cystic fibrosis
    C Duggan
    Department of Nutrition and Food Service, Children s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 64:635-9. 1996
    ..Vitamin A metabolism during acute inflammatory stress deserves further study...
  33. ncbi request reprint Ability of minor elevations of troponins I and T to predict benefit from an early invasive strategy in patients with unstable angina and non-ST elevation myocardial infarction: results from a randomized trial
    D A Morrow
    TIMI Study Group, Cardiovascular Division, Brigham and Women's Hospital, 75 Francis St, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    JAMA 286:2405-12. 2001
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  34. ncbi request reprint Blood pressure and inflammation in apparently healthy men
    C U Chae
    Center for Cardiovascular Disease Prevention, Division of Preventive Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Hypertension 38:399-403. 2001
    ..These data suggest that increased blood pressure may be a stimulus for inflammation and that this is a possible mechanism underlying the well-established role of hypertension as a risk factor for atherosclerotic disease...
  35. ncbi request reprint Fasting plasma homocysteine levels in the insulin resistance syndrome: the Framingham offspring study
    J B Meigs
    General Medicine Division and Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Diabetes Care 24:1403-10. 2001
    ..We examined relationships between homocysteine levels and features of insulin resistance syndrome (IRS)...
  36. ncbi request reprint Plasma insulin, leptin, and soluble TNF receptors levels in relation to obesity-related atherogenic and thrombogenic cardiovascular disease risk factors among men
    N F Chu
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Atherosclerosis 157:495-503. 2001
    ..However, plasma leptin may still play a role in CVD through independent effects on lipid metabolism...
  37. ncbi request reprint Simultaneous measurement of plasma ropivacaine and bupivacaine concentrations by HPLC with UV detection
    N Rifai
    Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, Children s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Ther Drug Monit 23:182-6. 2001
    ..The authors conclude that the method described here is ideally suited for the therapeutic monitoring of plasma ropivacaine and bupivacaine concentrations...
  38. ncbi request reprint Effect of statin therapy on C-reactive protein levels: the pravastatin inflammation/CRP evaluation (PRINCE): a randomized trial and cohort study
    M A Albert
    Center for Cardiovascular Disease Prevention, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital, 900 Commonwealth Ave E, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    JAMA 286:64-70. 2001
    ..These data provide evidence that statins may have anti-inflammatory effects in addition to lipid-lowering effects...
  39. ncbi request reprint Gender differences in exercise-induced changes in sex hormone levels and lipid peroxidation in athletes participating in the Hawaii Ironman triathlon. Ginsburg-gender and exercise-induced lipid peroxidation
    G S Ginsburg
    Cardiovascular Division, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA
    Clin Chim Acta 305:131-9. 2001
    ..These changes may in part explain the salutary effect of exercise on the development of vascular disease...
  40. ncbi request reprint Cardiac troponin I for stratification of early outcomes and the efficacy of enoxaparin in unstable angina: a TIMI-11B substudy
    D A Morrow
    Department of Medicine and Pathology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 36:1812-7. 2000
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  41. ncbi request reprint Rapid reduction in C-reactive protein with cerivastatin among 785 patients with primary hypercholesterolemia
    P M Ridker
    Center for Cardiovascular Disease Prevention, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Circulation 103:1191-3. 2001
    ..However, the generalizability, speed of onset, and dose-response characteristics of this effect are uncertain...
  42. ncbi request reprint High-sensitivity C-reactive protein: a novel and promising marker of coronary heart disease
    N Rifai
    Department of Laboratory Medicine, Children s Hospital, Center for Cardiovascular Disease Prevention, Brigham and Women s Hospital, and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Clin Chem 47:403-11. 2001
    ..C-Reactive protein (CRP), an acute phase reactant that reflects low-grade systemic inflammation, has been studied in a variety of cardiovascular diseases...
  43. ncbi request reprint Moderate alcohol intake and markers of inflammation and endothelial dysfunction among diabetic men
    I Shai
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Diabetologia 47:1760-7. 2004
    ..It remains to be determined whether there is an association between alcohol and inflammation in individuals with diabetes...
  44. ncbi request reprint Plasma levels of cystatin-C and mannose binding protein are not associated with risk of developing systemic atherosclerosis
    M A Albert
    Center for Cardiovascular Disease Prevention, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Vasc Med 6:145-9. 2001
    ..05). In contrast with prior retrospective and cross-sectional studies, no evidence was found that baseline levels of cystatin-C or mannose binding protein are associated with an increased risk of future arterial disease...
  45. ncbi request reprint Race and gender differences in cord blood lipoproteins
    C M Loughrey
    Department of Laboratory Medicine, Children s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 300 Longwood Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Atherosclerosis 148:57-65. 2000
    ..These findings support the concept that the aetiology of the difference in lipoprotein concentration observed between race and gender groups includes a significant genetic component...
  46. ncbi request reprint C-reactive protein and coronary heart disease: diagnostic and therapeutic implications for primary prevention
    N Rifai
    Department of Laboratory Medicine, Children s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston MA 02115, USA
    Cardiovasc Toxicol 1:153-7. 2001
    ..Statin class drugs and aspirin appear to modulate CHD risk in those with increased hs-CRP concentration. Several prospective studies are now underway to specifically develop novel clinical utilities and therapeutic strategies for hs-CRP...
  47. pmc Therapy with oral clotrimazole induces inhibition of the Gardos channel and reduction of erythrocyte dehydration in patients with sickle cell disease
    C Brugnara
    Department of Laboratory Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Clin Invest 97:1227-34. 1996
    ..This is the first in vivo evidence that the Gardos channel causes dehydration of sickle erythrocytes, and that its pharmacologic inhibition provides a realistic antisickling strategy...
  48. ncbi request reprint The pharmacokinetics of epidural ropivacaine in infants and young children
    M E McCann
    Department of Anesthesia, Children s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Anesth Analg 93:893-7. 2001
    ..01). The volume of distribution was estimated to be 2370 mL/kg (9% coefficient of variation) for both young children and infants. No systemic toxicity was observed in either group...
  49. ncbi request reprint Tandem mass spectrometry method for the quantification of serum busulfan
    M D Kellogg
    Department of Laboratory Medicine, Children s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02155, USA
    Ther Drug Monit 27:625-9. 2005
    ..This method is a significant improvement over the existing HPLC-UV method for BU determination. The method is highly accurate, reproducible, and requires less specimen, sample preparation, and analysis time...
  50. ncbi request reprint Effects of testosterone therapy on cardiovascular risk markers in androgen-deficient women with hypopituitarism
    K K Miller
    Neuroendocrine Unit, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 92:2474-9. 2007
    ..However, the safety of chronic testosterone administration on cardiovascular risk and insulin resistance is unknown...
  51. ncbi request reprint Effects of growth hormone (GH) administration on homocyst(e)ine levels in men with GH deficiency: a randomized controlled trial
    G Sesmilo
    Department of Laboratory Medicine, Children's Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, 02114, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 86:1518-24. 2001
    ..This study shows that GH replacement decreases fasting homocyst(e)ine levels compared with placebo. This may be one of the mechanisms involved in the putative modulation of atherosclerosis and cardiovascular risk by GH replacement...
  52. ncbi request reprint Selenium levels in relation to morbidity and mortality among children born to HIV-infected mothers
    R Kupka
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Eur J Clin Nutr 59:1250-8. 2005
    ..To examine the relation between selenium status and child mortality and morbidity among children born to HIV-infected mothers...
  53. ncbi request reprint Effect of vitamin supplementation to HIV-infected pregnant women on the micronutrient status of their infants
    A Baylin
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Eur J Clin Nutr 59:960-8. 2005
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  54. ncbi request reprint Increased inflammatory markers in children with familial hypercholesterolaemia
    T Ueland
    Research Institute for Internal Medicine, Section of Endocrinology, Rikshospitalet, University of Oslo, Norway
    Eur J Clin Invest 36:147-52. 2006
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  55. ncbi request reprint High-sensitivity C-reactive protein, adiposity, and blood pressure in the Yakut of Siberia
    M V Sorensen
    Department of Anthropology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27516 3115, USA
    Am J Hum Biol 18:766-75. 2006
    ..Our findings underscore the need for further research on the metabolic activity of adipose tissue, blood pressure, and inflammatory activation in non-Western populations...
  56. ncbi request reprint Docosahexaenoic acid restores endothelial function in children with hyperlipidemia: results from the EARLY study
    M M Engler
    University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143 0610, USA
    Int J Clin Pharmacol Ther 42:672-9. 2004
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  57. ncbi request reprint Truncal adiposity, relative growth hormone deficiency, and cardiovascular risk
    K K Miller
    Neuroendocrine Unit, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 90:768-74. 2005
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  58. doi request reprint Facilitated PCI in patients with ST-elevation myocardial infarction
    Stephen G Ellis
    Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, The Cleveland Clinic, F25, 9500 Euclid Ave, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    N Engl J Med 358:2205-17. 2008
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