Eric B Rimm

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Affiliation: Harvard University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Lipoprotein-associated phospholipase A2 activity and incident coronary heart disease among men and women with type 2 diabetes
    Ida J Hatoum
    Departments of Nutrition and Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Diabetes 59:1239-43. 2010
  2. pmc The effects of caffeinated and decaffeinated coffee on sex hormone-binding globulin and endogenous sex hormone levels: a randomized controlled trial
    Nicole M Wedick
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, 665 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Nutr J 11:86. 2012
  3. pmc High anthocyanin intake is associated with a reduced risk of myocardial infarction in young and middle-aged women
    Aedin Cassidy
    Department of Nutrition, Norwich Medical School, University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK
    Circulation 127:188-96. 2013
  4. pmc A role for CETP TaqIB polymorphism in determining susceptibility to atrial fibrillation: a nested case control study
    Folkert W Asselbergs
    Department of Cardiology, University Medical Center Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    BMC Med Genet 7:39. 2006
  5. pmc A QTL genome scan of the metabolic syndrome and its component traits
    Matthew B McQueen
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    BMC Genet 4:S96. 2003
  6. ncbi request reprint Whole grains, bran, and germ in relation to homocysteine and markers of glycemic control, lipids, and inflammation 1
    Majken K Jensen
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 83:275-83. 2006
  7. pmc Interplay between different polyunsaturated fatty acids and risk of coronary heart disease in men
    Dariush Mozaffarian
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass, USA
    Circulation 111:157-64. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Multivariate assessment of lipid parameters as predictors of coronary heart disease among postmenopausal women: potential implications for clinical guidelines
    Iris Shai
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Circulation 110:2824-30. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint Folate, vitamin B6, and B12 intakes in relation to risk of stroke among men
    Ka He
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Mass, USA
    Stroke 35:169-74. 2004
  10. pmc Mercury exposure and risk of cardiovascular disease in two U.S. cohorts
    Dariush Mozaffarian
    Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    N Engl J Med 364:1116-25. 2011

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  1. pmc Lipoprotein-associated phospholipase A2 activity and incident coronary heart disease among men and women with type 2 diabetes
    Ida J Hatoum
    Departments of Nutrition and Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Diabetes 59:1239-43. 2010
    ..Because men and women with type 2 diabetes are at particularly high risk for CHD, the aim of this study was to assess the association of Lp-PLA(2) with future coronary events among diabetic men and women...
  2. pmc The effects of caffeinated and decaffeinated coffee on sex hormone-binding globulin and endogenous sex hormone levels: a randomized controlled trial
    Nicole M Wedick
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, 665 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Nutr J 11:86. 2012
    ..The objective of this study was to evaluate the effects of caffeinated and decaffeinated coffee on SHBG and sex hormone levels...
  3. pmc High anthocyanin intake is associated with a reduced risk of myocardial infarction in young and middle-aged women
    Aedin Cassidy
    Department of Nutrition, Norwich Medical School, University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK
    Circulation 127:188-96. 2013
    ..Dietary flavonoids exert potential beneficial effects on endothelial function in short-term trials; however, the relationship between habitual intake and risk of MI in women is unknown...
  4. pmc A role for CETP TaqIB polymorphism in determining susceptibility to atrial fibrillation: a nested case control study
    Folkert W Asselbergs
    Department of Cardiology, University Medical Center Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    BMC Med Genet 7:39. 2006
    ..We aimed to investigate the association between several environmental factors and loci of candidate genes, which might be related to the presence of AF...
  5. pmc A QTL genome scan of the metabolic syndrome and its component traits
    Matthew B McQueen
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    BMC Genet 4:S96. 2003
    ..We used genotype and phenotype data from the Framingham Heart Study to perform a full-genome scan for quantitative trait loci underlying the metabolic syndrome...
  6. ncbi request reprint Whole grains, bran, and germ in relation to homocysteine and markers of glycemic control, lipids, and inflammation 1
    Majken K Jensen
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 83:275-83. 2006
    ..The lower risk associated with high whole-grain intakes may be mediated through improvements in glycemic control, lipid profiles, or reduced inflammation...
  7. pmc Interplay between different polyunsaturated fatty acids and risk of coronary heart disease in men
    Dariush Mozaffarian
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass, USA
    Circulation 111:157-64. 2005
    ..Additionally, seafood-based, long-chain n-3 PUFAs may modify the effects of plant-based, intermediate-chain n-3 PUFAs. However, the interactions of these PUFAs in relation to CHD risk are not well established...
  8. ncbi request reprint Multivariate assessment of lipid parameters as predictors of coronary heart disease among postmenopausal women: potential implications for clinical guidelines
    Iris Shai
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Circulation 110:2824-30. 2004
    ..Over the past decade, lipid measurements have been significantly improved and standardized. We evaluated the usefulness of multiple plasma lipid parameters in predicting coronary heart diseases (CHD) among women...
  9. ncbi request reprint Folate, vitamin B6, and B12 intakes in relation to risk of stroke among men
    Ka He
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Mass, USA
    Stroke 35:169-74. 2004
    ..However, the effects of intakes of these vitamins on risk of stroke are still uncertain. This study examines intakes of folate, vitamin B6, and B12 in relation to risk of ischemic and hemorrhagic stroke...
  10. pmc Mercury exposure and risk of cardiovascular disease in two U.S. cohorts
    Dariush Mozaffarian
    Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    N Engl J Med 364:1116-25. 2011
    ..Beneficial effects of the ingestion of fish and selenium may also modify such effects...
  11. ncbi request reprint Inflammatory markers and the risk of coronary heart disease in men and women
    Jennifer K Pai
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    N Engl J Med 351:2599-610. 2004
    ..The value of these inflammatory markers as independent predictors remains controversial...
  12. ncbi request reprint Plasma fluorescent oxidation products as potential markers of oxidative stress for epidemiologic studies
    Tianying Wu
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 166:552-60. 2007
    ..The association of fluorescent oxidation products with several indicators of oxidative stress suggests that this measure could be a useful global marker of oxidative stress for large epidemiologic studies...
  13. ncbi request reprint Physical activity in relation to cardiovascular disease and total mortality among men with type 2 diabetes
    Mihaela Tanasescu
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Mass, USA
    Circulation 107:2435-9. 2003
    ..CVD risk and mortality are increased in type 2 diabetes. Few epidemiological studies have investigated the effect of physical activity on these outcomes among type 2 diabetics...
  14. ncbi request reprint Plasma fluorescent oxidation products: independent predictors of coronary heart disease in men
    Tianying Wu
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 166:544-51. 2007
    ..The authors found that plasma fluorescent oxidation products significantly and independently predicted coronary heart disease incidence among men without previous cardiovascular events...
  15. pmc Mercury exposure and risk of hypertension in US men and women in 2 prospective cohorts
    Dariush Mozaffarian
    Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Hypertension 60:645-52. 2012
    ..5-fold higher than the reference dose...
  16. pmc Dietary, lifestyle, and clinical predictors of lipoprotein-associated phospholipase A2 activity in individuals without coronary artery disease
    Ida J Hatoum
    Department of Nutrition and Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston MA, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 91:786-93. 2010
    ..Elevated lipoprotein-associated phospholipase A(2) (Lp-PLA(2)) may be positively associated with risk of coronary artery disease, yet little is known about potentially modifiable factors related to Lp-PLA(2)...
  17. pmc Plasma vitamin B(6) and risk of myocardial infarction in women
    John H Page
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Circulation 120:649-55. 2009
    ..We prospectively evaluated the relationships between fasting plasma levels of vitamin B(6), as pyridoxal phosphate, and subsequent myocardial infarction risk in women...
  18. ncbi request reprint Single nucleotide polymorphisms at the adiponectin locus and risk of coronary heart disease in men and women
    Tobias Pischon
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 15:2051-60. 2007
    ..The objective was to examine the association of 5 common single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) at the adiponectin locus with risk of coronary heart disease (CHD) in men and women...
  19. pmc Changes in alcohol consumption and subsequent risk of type 2 diabetes in men
    Michel M Joosten
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Diabetes 60:74-9. 2011
    ..The objective of this study was to investigate the association of 4-year changes in alcohol consumption with a subsequent risk of type 2 diabetes...
  20. ncbi request reprint Leisure-time physical activity and reduced plasma levels of obesity-related inflammatory markers
    Tobias Pischon
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Obes Res 11:1055-64. 2003
    ..Furthermore, we examined the relationship between physical activity and insulin sensitivity (insulin, C-peptide, and hemoglobin A(1c) levels) and whether inflammatory markers mediate this association...
  21. pmc Quantity and variety in fruit and vegetable intake and risk of coronary heart disease
    Shilpa N Bhupathiraju
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA SNB, NMW, WCW, and FBH Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health and Department of Medicine, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore, Singapore AP the Division of Preventive Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA JEM and KMR the Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA JEM, WCW, EBR, and FBH and the Channing Division of Network Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA WCW, EBR, and FBH
    Am J Clin Nutr 98:1514-23. 2013
    ..Dietary guidelines recommend increasing fruit and vegetable intake and, most recently, have also suggested increasing variety...
  22. ncbi request reprint Kidney dysfunction, inflammation, and coronary events: a prospective study
    Eric L Knight
    Channing Laboratory, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 15:1897-903. 2004
    ..These findings warrant further investigation in other populations...
  23. pmc Plasma phospholipid long-chain ω-3 fatty acids and total and cause-specific mortality in older adults: a cohort study
    Dariush Mozaffarian
    Harvard School of Public Health, 665 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Ann Intern Med 158:515-25. 2013
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  24. pmc Novel locus including FGF21 is associated with dietary macronutrient intake
    Audrey Y Chu
    Division of Preventive Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    Hum Mol Genet 22:1895-902. 2013
    ..9 × 10(-9)). A cytokine involved in cellular metabolism, FGF21 is a potential susceptibility gene for obesity and type 2 diabetes. Our results highlight the potential of genetic variation for determining dietary macronutrient intake...
  25. pmc Lack of association between dietary protein intake and risk of stroke among middle-aged men
    Sarah Rosner Preis
    Departments of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 91:39-45. 2010
    ..Prospective cohort studies in Japanese populations have shown an inverse association between dietary protein and stroke risk. However, this association has not been examined among any study populations of US men...
  26. pmc Dietary fiber intake and mortality among survivors of myocardial infarction: prospective cohort study
    Shanshan Li
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, 655 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    BMJ 348:g2659. 2014
    ..To evaluate the associations of dietary fiber after myocardial infarction (MI) and changes in dietary fiber intake from before to after MI with all cause and cardiovascular mortality...
  27. pmc Alternative dietary indices both strongly predict risk of chronic disease
    Stephanie E Chiuve
    Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    J Nutr 142:1009-18. 2012
    ..However, the AHEI-2010, which included additional dietary information, was more strongly associated with chronic disease risk, particularly CHD and diabetes...
  28. ncbi request reprint A cross-sectional study of alcohol consumption patterns and biologic markers of glycemic control among 459 women
    Candyce H Kroenke
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, and Channing Laboratory, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Diabetes Care 26:1971-8. 2003
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  29. pmc Sugar-sweetened beverages and genetic risk of obesity
    Qibin Qi
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    N Engl J Med 367:1387-96. 2012
    ..Temporal increases in the consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages have paralleled the rise in obesity prevalence, but whether the intake of such beverages interacts with the genetic predisposition to adiposity is unknown...
  30. ncbi request reprint Fructose, glycemic load, and quantity and quality of carbohydrate in relation to plasma C-peptide concentrations in US women
    Tianying Wu
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 80:1043-9. 2004
    ..However, associations between fructose and the quantity and quality of total carbohydrate intake in relation to C-peptide concentrations have not been adequately examined...
  31. pmc Prospective study of breakfast eating and incident coronary heart disease in a cohort of male US health professionals
    Leah E Cahill
    Harvard School of Public Health, 655 Huntington Ave, Bldg II, Room 349, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Circulation 128:337-43. 2013
    ..However, it remains unknown whether specific eating habits regardless of dietary composition influence coronary heart disease (CHD) risk. The objective of this study was to prospectively examine eating habits and risk of CHD...
  32. pmc Association of plasma phospholipid long-chain ω-3 fatty acids with incident atrial fibrillation in older adults: the cardiovascular health study
    Jason H Y Wu
    Departments of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Circulation 125:1084-93. 2012
    ..Prior studies evaluating fish or n-3 PUFA consumption from dietary questionnaires and incident AF have been conflicting. Circulating levels of n-3 PUFAs provide an objective measurement of exposure...
  33. 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
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  34. pmc Better diet quality and decreased mortality among myocardial infarction survivors
    Shanshan Li
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts
    JAMA Intern Med 173:1808-18. 2013
    ..Information about diet after myocardial infarction (MI) and mortality is limited, despite the growing number of MI survivors in the United States...
  35. ncbi request reprint Is plasma oxidized low-density lipoprotein, measured with the widely used antibody 4E6, an independent predictor of coronary heart disease among U.S. men and women?
    Tianying Wu
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 48:973-9. 2006
    ....
  36. pmc Fish consumption and risk of major chronic disease in men
    Jyrki K Virtanen
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 88:1618-25. 2008
    ..Higher n-6 fatty acid consumption has also been hypothesized to reduce the health benefits of n-3 fatty acids in fish...
  37. ncbi request reprint Soluble intercellular adhesion molecules, soluble vascular cell adhesion molecules, and risk of coronary heart disease
    Iris Shai
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 14:2099-106. 2006
    ....
  38. 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...
  39. ncbi request reprint Lipoprotein (a) and coronary heart disease among women: beyond a cholesterol carrier?
    Iris Shai
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Eur Heart J 26:1633-9. 2005
    ..We assessed the role of Lp(a) in coronary heart diseases (CHD) by a recently developed assay that is not affected by the plasminogen-like Kringle-type-2 repeats...
  40. ncbi request reprint Alcohol consumption patterns and HbA1c, C-peptide and insulin concentrations in men
    Katie A Meyer
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Am Coll Nutr 22:185-94. 2003
    ..We examined the relations of alcohol consumption patterns-including average daily consumption, frequency of consumption and drinking with meals-to fasting insulin, fasting c-peptide and hemoglobin A1c (HbA1c)...
  41. pmc The Mediterranean-style dietary pattern and mortality among men and women with cardiovascular disease
    Esther Lopez-Garcia
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, School of Medicine, Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, Madrid, Spain EL G and FR A CIBER of Epidemiology and Public Health EL G and FR A and the Departments of Nutrition TYL, TTF, SL, WCW, EBR, and FBH and Epidemiology WCW, EBR, and FBH, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA the Channing Division of Network Medicine, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA TYL, WCW, EBR, and FBH and the Programs in Nutrition, Simmons College, Boston, MA TTF
    Am J Clin Nutr 99:172-80. 2014
    ..The role of the Mediterranean diet among individuals with previous cardiovascular disease (CVD) is uncertain...
  42. pmc Vigorous-intensity leisure-time physical activity and risk of major chronic disease in men
    Andrea K Chomistek
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 44:1898-905. 2012
    ..The objective of this study was to examine the relationship between vigorous-intensity physical activity, compared with moderate-intensity activity, and risk of major chronic disease in men...
  43. pmc Whole grains and incident hypertension in men
    Alan J Flint
    Department of Epidemiology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 90:493-8. 2009
    ..Prospective data on the relation between whole grain intake and incident hypertension in men are limited, and no previous studies have quantitatively estimated total grams of whole grains in relation to risk of hypertension...
  44. ncbi request reprint Prospective study of predictors of vitamin D status and cancer incidence and mortality in men
    Edward Giovannucci
    Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 98:451-9. 2006
    ....
  45. ncbi request reprint Dietary patterns and risk of colon cancer and adenoma in a cohort of men (United States)
    Kana Wu
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, 665 Huntington Avenue, Building 2, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 15:853-62. 2004
    ..Examining the effects of dietary patterns on cancer risk may provide insights beyond the assessment of individual foods or nutrients...
  46. ncbi request reprint Interactions between the -514C->T polymorphism of the hepatic lipase gene and lifestyle factors in relation to HDL concentrations among US diabetic men
    Cuilin Zhang
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 81:1429-35. 2005
    ....
  47. pmc CRP gene variation and risk of community-acquired pneumonia
    Kenneth J Mukamal
    Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Respirology 15:160-4. 2010
    ..Whether this variation influences risk of infection, and hence whether CRP has anti-infective activity in humans, is uncertain...
  48. pmc Low-carbohydrate diet scores and risk of type 2 diabetes in men
    Lawrence de Koning
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 93:844-50. 2011
    ..Fat and protein sources may influence whether low-carbohydrate diets are associated with type 2 diabetes (T2D)...
  49. ncbi request reprint Magnesium intake and risk of type 2 diabetes in men and women
    Ruy Lopez-Ridaura
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Diabetes Care 27:134-40. 2004
    ..To examine the association between magnesium intake and risk of type 2 diabetes...
  50. pmc Changes in diet and lifestyle and long-term weight gain in women and men
    Dariush Mozaffarian
    Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    N Engl J Med 364:2392-404. 2011
    ..Specific dietary and other lifestyle behaviors may affect the success of the straightforward-sounding strategy "eat less and exercise more" for preventing long-term weight gain...
  51. pmc Excess weight and the risk of incident coronary heart disease among men and women
    Alan J Flint
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 18:377-83. 2010
    ..A substantial proportion of incident CHD may be attributed to excess weight...
  52. pmc Joint association of glycemic load and alcohol intake with type 2 diabetes incidence in women
    Rania A Mekary
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 94:1525-32. 2011
    ..Little is known about the joint association between glycemic index (GI), glycemic load (GL), and alcohol intake with type 2 diabetes (T2D)...
  53. pmc Dietary flavonoid intakes and risk of type 2 diabetes in US men and women
    Nicole M Wedick
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 95:925-33. 2012
    ..Data from mechanistic studies support a beneficial effect of specific flavonoids on insulin sensitivity. However, few studies have evaluated the relation between intakes of different flavonoid subclasses and type 2 diabetes...
  54. ncbi request reprint Dietary fiber reduces peripheral arterial disease risk in men
    Anwar T Merchant
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Nutr 133:3658-63. 2003
    ..Fruit, vegetable and total fiber intakes were not associated with PAD risk. These results suggest an inverse association between cereal fiber intake and PAD risk in men. Increasing cereal fiber intake may prevent PAD...
  55. pmc Dietary fat intake and risk of stroke in male US healthcare professionals: 14 year prospective cohort study
    Ka He
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, 665 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    BMJ 327:777-82. 2003
    ..To examine the association between intake of total fat, specific types of fat, and cholesterol and risk of stroke in men. Design and setting Health professional follow up study with 14 year follow up...
  56. 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...
  57. ncbi request reprint Habitual dietary intake of n-3 and n-6 fatty acids in relation to inflammatory markers among US men and women
    Tobias Pischon
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, 665 Huntington Ave, Boston, Mass 02115, USA
    Circulation 108:155-60. 2003
    ..Polyunsaturated fatty acid intake favorably affects chronic inflammatory-related diseases such as cardiovascular disease; however, high intake of n-6 fatty acids may attenuate the known beneficial effects of n-3 fatty acids...
  58. ncbi request reprint The association between tooth loss and coronary heart disease in men and women
    Hsin Chia Hung
    Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Public Health Dent 64:209-15. 2004
    ..This paper evaluates the relation of tooth loss to incidence of coronary heart disease in two large cohort studies...
  59. ncbi request reprint Non-HDL cholesterol and apolipoprotein B predict cardiovascular disease events among men with type 2 diabetes
    Rui Jiang
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, 665 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Diabetes Care 27:1991-7. 2004
    ..To evaluate the role of non-HDL cholesterol and apolipoprotein (apo)B, markers of all potentially atherogenic lipoproteins, as predictors of cardiovascular disease (CVD) in comparison with LDL cholesterol in patients with type 2 diabetes...
  60. 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...
  61. ncbi request reprint Body mass index and risk of prostate cancer in U.S. health professionals
    Edward Giovannucci
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 95:1240-4. 2003
    ....
  62. pmc Association between optimism and serum antioxidants in the midlife in the United States study
    Julia K Boehm
    Department of Society, Human Development, and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Psychosom Med 75:2-10. 2013
    ..Thus, we investigated the association between two indicators of positive health: optimism and serum antioxidants...
  63. ncbi request reprint Dietary intakes of flavonols and flavones and coronary heart disease in US women
    Jennifer Lin
    Division of Preventive Medicine, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 165:1305-13. 2007
    ..93; p for trend = 0.04). The lower risk associated with kaempferol intake was probably attributable to broccoli consumption. These prospective data do not support an inverse association between flavonol or flavone intake and CHD risk...
  64. pmc 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...
  65. ncbi request reprint Lower toenail chromium in men with diabetes and cardiovascular disease compared with healthy men
    Swapnil Rajpathak
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, 655 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02120, USA
    Diabetes Care 27:2211-6. 2004
    ..Chromium may improve insulin sensitivity, which can modify the risk of diabetes and cardiovascular disease (CVD). Therefore, we evaluated the association between toenail chromium and CVD in diabetic men...
  66. ncbi request reprint Joint association of alcohol and folate intake with risk of major chronic disease in women
    Rui Jiang
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 158:760-71. 2003
    ..Adequate folate intake may be important in the primary prevention of overall major chronic disease in women, especially among younger women consuming more than two alcoholic drinks per day...
  67. pmc Adolescent dairy product consumption and risk of type 2 diabetes in middle-aged women
    Vasanti S Malik
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 94:854-61. 2011
    ..Type 2 diabetes (T2D) prevention has generally focused on the identification of risk factors in adulthood. Dairy product consumption in adults has been associated with a lower risk of T2D...
  68. ncbi request reprint Homocysteine as a risk factor for coronary heart diseases and its association with inflammatory biomarkers, lipids and dietary factors
    Iris Shai
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Atherosclerosis 177:375-81. 2004
    ..tHcy is an independent risk predictor of CHD and modestly associated with TNF-receptors. However, the inflammatory biomarkers measured could not explain its role in CHD...
  69. 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...
  70. ncbi request reprint Plasma adiponectin levels and risk of myocardial infarction in men
    Tobias Pischon
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Channing Laboratory, Boston, Mass 02115, USA
    JAMA 291:1730-7. 2004
    ..Adiponectin, a recently discovered adipocyte-derived peptide, is involved in the regulation of insulin sensitivity and lipid oxidation and, purportedly, in the development of atherosclerosis and coronary heart disease in humans...
  71. ncbi request reprint Adiponectin and future coronary heart disease events among men with type 2 diabetes
    Matthias B Schulze
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Diabetes 54:534-9. 2005
    ..Our study suggests that increased adiponectin levels are associated with a moderately decreased CHD risk in diabetic men. This association seems to be mediated in part by effects of adiponectin on HDL cholesterol levels...
  72. ncbi request reprint Relationship between adiponectin and glycemic control, blood lipids, and inflammatory markers in men with type 2 diabetes
    Matthias B Schulze
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Diabetes Care 27:1680-7. 2004
    ..However, previous studies did not evaluate the complex relationships between adiponectin and the array of metabolic abnormalities commonly observed in diabetes...
  73. pmc The association between betaine and choline intakes and the plasma concentrations of homocysteine in women
    Stephanie E Chiuve
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 86:1073-81. 2007
    ..Elevated total homocysteine (tHcy), a risk factor for many chronic diseases, can be remethylated to methionine by folate. Alternatively, tHcy can be metabolized by other 1-carbon nutrients, ie, betaine and its precursor, choline...
  74. pmc Genetic predisposition to high blood pressure associates with cardiovascular complications among patients with type 2 diabetes: two independent studies
    Qibin Qi
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Diabetes 61:3026-32. 2012
    ..22 [95% CI 1.10-1.35] vs. 1.10 [1.08-1.12]; I² = 71%). Our data indicate that genetic predisposition to high blood pressure is associated with an increased risk of CVD in individuals with T2D...
  75. ncbi request reprint A prospective study of risk factors for erectile dysfunction
    Constance G Bacon
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Channing Laboratory, 665 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Urol 176:217-21. 2006
    ..We examined the impact of obesity, physical activity, alcohol use and smoking on the development of erectile dysfunction...
  76. pmc Sweetened beverage consumption, incident coronary heart disease, and biomarkers of risk in men
    Lawrence de Koning
    Harvard School of Public Health, 665 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Circulation 125:1735-41, S1. 2012
    ..Few studies have tested for a relationship with coronary heart disease (CHD) or intermediate biomarkers. The role of artificially sweetened beverages is also unclear...
  77. pmc Television watching, leisure time physical activity, and the genetic predisposition in relation to body mass index in women and men
    Qibin Qi
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Circulation 126:1821-7. 2012
    ..Previous studies on gene-lifestyle interaction and obesity have focused mostly on the FTO gene and physical activity, whereas little attention has been paid to sedentary behavior as indicated by television (TV) watching...
  78. 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)...
  79. ncbi request reprint Non-high-density lipoprotein cholesterol and apolipoprotein B in the prediction of coronary heart disease in men
    Tobias Pischon
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Circulation 112:3375-83. 2005
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  80. ncbi request reprint Prospective study of selenium levels in toenails and risk of coronary heart disease in men
    Kazuko Yoshizawa
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 158:852-60. 2003
    ..38, 95% CI: 1.11, 5.09; p-trend = 0.02). Although these findings suggest no overall relation between selenium status and CHD, a specific protective role for myocardial infarction cannot be excluded...
  81. pmc Fish intake and risk of incident atrial fibrillation
    Dariush Mozaffarian
    Channing Laboratory, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, and Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Mass, USA
    Circulation 110:368-73. 2004
    ..Although effects of fish intake, including potential antiarrhythmic effects, may favorably influence risk of AF, relationships between fish intake and AF incidence have not been evaluated...
  82. ncbi request reprint Height, predictors of C-peptide and cancer risk in men
    Edward Giovannucci
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, 181 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Int J Epidemiol 33:217-25. 2004
    ..However, the relative importance of these hormonal factors during pre-adulthood and adulthood is unknown...
  83. pmc Dietary protein and risk of ischemic heart disease in middle-aged men
    Sarah Rosner Preis
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 92:1265-72. 2010
    ..Prospective studies in US women have suggested an inverse relation between dietary protein and risk of ischemic heart disease (IHD). However, no large-scale prospective studies have been conducted in US men...
  84. ncbi request reprint Alcohol intake, drinking patterns, and risk of nonfatal acute myocardial infarction in Costa Rica
    Edmond K Kabagambe
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 82:1336-45. 2005
    ..Moderate alcohol consumption is associated with a lower risk of myocardial infarction (MI). Whether alcohol is truly protective or whether the amount, type, or pattern of intake is the most important is still under debate...
  85. ncbi request reprint Peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor-gamma2 P12A polymorphism and risk of coronary heart disease in US men and women
    Tobias Pischon
    Department of Nutrition and Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Mass, USA
    Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 25:1654-8. 2005
    ..Studies suggest that the A12 allele is associated with reduced risk of type 2 diabetes; however, data on the risk of coronary heart disease (CHD) are scarce and controversial...
  86. ncbi request reprint Effects of lymphotoxin-alpha gene and galectin-2 gene polymorphisms on inflammatory biomarkers, cellular adhesion molecules and risk of coronary heart disease
    Folkert W Asselbergs
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, 665 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, U S A
    Clin Sci (Lond) 112:291-8. 2007
    ..05). However, no overall effect was demonstrated between LTA gene polymorphisms and risk of CHD...
  87. pmc Dietary patterns during adolescence and risk of type 2 diabetes in middle-aged women
    Vasanti S Malik
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Diabetes Care 35:12-8. 2012
    ..Preventive measures should be aimed at developing healthy dietary habits that begin in early life and continue through adulthood...
  88. ncbi request reprint Complement factor H (Y402H) polymorphism and risk of coronary heart disease in US men and women
    Jennifer K Pai
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Avenue, Kresge 9th Floor, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Eur Heart J 28:1297-303. 2007
    ..We assessed the association between Y402H and risk of CHD in nested case-control studies among two large prospective cohorts of US male health professionals and female nurses...