Meir J Stampfer

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Affiliation: Harvard University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint ITT for observational data: worst of both worlds?
    Meir J Stampfer
    Department of Epidemiology, Channing Laboratory, Harvard School of Public Health, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Epidemiology 19:783-4; discussion 789-93. 2008
  2. pmc Plasma selenium, manganese superoxide dismutase, and intermediate- or high-risk prostate cancer
    June M Chan
    Department of Epidemiology, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
    J Clin Oncol 27:3577-83. 2009
  3. ncbi request reprint Vitamin C and risk of coronary heart disease in women
    Stavroula K Osganian
    Department of Medicine, Children s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 42:246-52. 2003
  4. pmc Modification of the association between obesity and lethal prostate cancer by TMPRSS2:ERG
    Andreas Pettersson
    Affiliations of authors Department of Epidemiology AP, AM, MF, REG, KLP, JRR, EJN, MJS, ELG, LAM and Department of Nutrition MJS, ELG, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA Channing Division of Network Medicine AP, KLP, JRR, MJS, ELG, LAM and Division of Preventive Medicine HDS, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA Department of Pathology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA RTL, ECS, ML Center for Molecular Oncologic Pathology RTL, RF, ECS, MF, SF, NEM, ML, Department of Radiation Oncology NEM, Centre for Regenerative Medicine
    J Natl Cancer Inst 105:1881-90. 2013
  5. pmc Hyperglycemia, insulin resistance, impaired pancreatic β-cell function, and risk of pancreatic cancer
    Brian M Wolpin
    Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 105:1027-35. 2013
  6. ncbi request reprint Prospective study of major dietary patterns and stroke risk in women
    Teresa T Fung
    Department of Nutrition, Simmons College, 300 The Fenway, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Stroke 35:2014-9. 2004
  7. pmc Dietary lycopene, angiogenesis, and prostate cancer: a prospective study in the prostate-specific antigen era
    Ke Zu
    Affiliations of authors Department of Nutrition KZ, MJS, Eg, Department of Epidemiology LM, MJS, Eg, and Department of Biostatistics BAR, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA Channing Division of Network Medicine, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA LM, Bar, MJS, EG Department of Internal Medicine, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH SKC Department of Pathology, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA ML
    J Natl Cancer Inst 106:djt430. 2014
  8. pmc Testing a multigene signature of prostate cancer death in the Swedish Watchful Waiting Cohort
    Lorelei A Mucci
    Channing Laboratory, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 17:1682-8. 2008
  9. pmc Prospective study of prostate tumor angiogenesis and cancer-specific mortality in the health professionals follow-up study
    Lorelei A Mucci
    Channing Laboratory, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Clin Oncol 27:5627-33. 2009
  10. pmc Risk factors for prostate cancer incidence and progression in the health professionals follow-up study
    Edward Giovannucci
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Int J Cancer 121:1571-8. 2007

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  1. doi request reprint ITT for observational data: worst of both worlds?
    Meir J Stampfer
    Department of Epidemiology, Channing Laboratory, Harvard School of Public Health, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Epidemiology 19:783-4; discussion 789-93. 2008
    ....
  2. pmc Plasma selenium, manganese superoxide dismutase, and intermediate- or high-risk prostate cancer
    June M Chan
    Department of Epidemiology, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
    J Clin Oncol 27:3577-83. 2009
    ..We now hypothesized that SOD2 modifies the association between selenium level and risk of aggressive prostate cancer at diagnosis...
  3. ncbi request reprint Vitamin C and risk of coronary heart disease in women
    Stavroula K Osganian
    Department of Medicine, Children s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 42:246-52. 2003
    ..Our objective was to prospectively examine the relation between vitamin C intake and risk of coronary heart disease (CHD) in women...
  4. pmc Modification of the association between obesity and lethal prostate cancer by TMPRSS2:ERG
    Andreas Pettersson
    Affiliations of authors Department of Epidemiology AP, AM, MF, REG, KLP, JRR, EJN, MJS, ELG, LAM and Department of Nutrition MJS, ELG, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA Channing Division of Network Medicine AP, KLP, JRR, MJS, ELG, LAM and Division of Preventive Medicine HDS, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA Department of Pathology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA RTL, ECS, ML Center for Molecular Oncologic Pathology RTL, RF, ECS, MF, SF, NEM, ML, Department of Radiation Oncology NEM, Centre for Regenerative Medicine
    J Natl Cancer Inst 105:1881-90. 2013
    ..TMPRSS2:ERG is a hormonally regulated gene fusion present in about half of prostate tumors. We investigated whether obesity, which deregulates several hormonal pathways, interacts with TMPRSS2:ERG to impact prostate cancer outcomes...
  5. pmc Hyperglycemia, insulin resistance, impaired pancreatic β-cell function, and risk of pancreatic cancer
    Brian M Wolpin
    Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 105:1027-35. 2013
    ..Hemoglobin A1c (HbA1c) is a measure of hyperglycemia, whereas plasma insulin and proinsulin are markers of peripheral insulin resistance, and the proinsulin to insulin ratio marks pancreatic β-cell dysfunction...
  6. ncbi request reprint Prospective study of major dietary patterns and stroke risk in women
    Teresa T Fung
    Department of Nutrition, Simmons College, 300 The Fenway, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Stroke 35:2014-9. 2004
    ..Many foods have been suggested to influence the risk of stroke. However, no previous studies have examined the relationship between overall dietary patterns and risk of stroke...
  7. pmc Dietary lycopene, angiogenesis, and prostate cancer: a prospective study in the prostate-specific antigen era
    Ke Zu
    Affiliations of authors Department of Nutrition KZ, MJS, Eg, Department of Epidemiology LM, MJS, Eg, and Department of Biostatistics BAR, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA Channing Division of Network Medicine, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA LM, Bar, MJS, EG Department of Internal Medicine, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH SKC Department of Pathology, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA ML
    J Natl Cancer Inst 106:djt430. 2014
    ....
  8. pmc Testing a multigene signature of prostate cancer death in the Swedish Watchful Waiting Cohort
    Lorelei A Mucci
    Channing Laboratory, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 17:1682-8. 2008
    ..78) than the clinical model alone (area under the curve = 0.71; P = 0.04). Molecular tumor markers can add to clinical variables to help distinguish lethal and indolent prostate cancer and hold promise to guide treatment decisions...
  9. pmc Prospective study of prostate tumor angiogenesis and cancer-specific mortality in the health professionals follow-up study
    Lorelei A Mucci
    Channing Laboratory, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Clin Oncol 27:5627-33. 2009
    ..We examined whether microvessel morphology contributes to the considerable biologic heterogeneity of prostate cancer...
  10. pmc Risk factors for prostate cancer incidence and progression in the health professionals follow-up study
    Edward Giovannucci
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Int J Cancer 121:1571-8. 2007
    ..The complexity of the clinical and pathologic manifestations of prostate cancer must be considered in the design and interpretation of studies...
  11. pmc A large prospective study of SEP15 genetic variation, interaction with plasma selenium levels, and prostate cancer risk and survival
    Kathryn L Penney
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Cancer Prev Res (Phila) 3:604-10. 2010
    ..Additionally, the association of selenium with PCa mortality was modified by a variant, suggesting the possibility that some men with PCa may benefit more from selenium than others, depending on their genotype...
  12. pmc Dietary glycemic index, dietary glycemic load, blood lipids, and C-reactive protein
    Emily B Levitan
    Cardiovascular Epidemiology Research Unit, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Metabolism 57:437-43. 2008
    ..24, and TG = 13 mg/dL). Differences in blood lipids and CRP between extreme quintiles of dietary GI and GL were small, but may translate into a clinically meaningful difference in cardiovascular risk...
  13. pmc Prediagnostic body mass index and pancreatic cancer survival
    Chen Yuan
    Chen Yuan, Shuji Ogino, Kimmie Ng, Zhi Rong Qian, Douglas A Rubinson, and Brian M Wolpin, Dana Farber Cancer Institute Ying Bao, Shuji Ogino, Kimmie Ng, Meir J Stampfer, Edward L Giovannucci, and Brian M Wolpin, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School and Chen Wu, Peter Kraft, Shuji Ogino, Meir J Stampfer, and Edward L Giovannucci, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA
    J Clin Oncol 31:4229-34. 2013
    ..Although obesity is associated with increased incidence of pancreatic cancer, studies have not prospectively evaluated prediagnostic body mass index (BMI) and survival...
  14. pmc α-Methylacyl-CoA racemase expression and lethal prostate cancer in the Physicians' Health Study and Health Professionals Follow-up Study
    Marc Barry
    Department of Pathology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Prostate 72:301-6. 2012
    ..Recent studies suggest that low AMACR expression is associated with biochemical recurrence and the development of fatal disease...
  15. pmc Dietary fat intake and cognitive decline in women with type 2 diabetes
    ELIZABETH E DEVORE
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Diabetes Care 32:635-40. 2009
    ..We investigated whether dietary fat, which modulates glucose and lipid metabolism, might influence cognitive decline in older adults with diabetes...
  16. pmc Red meat consumption and mortality: results from 2 prospective cohort studies
    An Pan
    Departments of Nutrition and Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Arch Intern Med 172:555-63. 2012
    ..Red meat consumption has been associated with an increased risk of chronic diseases. However, its relationship with mortality remains uncertain...
  17. pmc Vitamin D-related genetic variation, plasma vitamin D, and risk of lethal prostate cancer: a prospective nested case-control study
    Irene M Shui
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 104:690-9. 2012
    ..The association of vitamin D status with prostate cancer is controversial; no association has been observed for overall incidence, but there is a potential link with lethal disease...
  18. ncbi request reprint Manganese superoxide dismutase polymorphism, prediagnostic antioxidant status, and risk of clinical significant prostate cancer
    Haojie Li
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Cancer Res 65:2498-504. 2005
    ..Both endogenous and exogenous antioxidants play an important and interdependent role in preventing clinically significant prostate cancer...
  19. ncbi request reprint Blood levels of long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids, aspirin, and the risk of colorectal cancer
    Megan N Hall
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 16:314-21. 2007
    ..Aspirin also inhibits the cyclooxygenase-2 enzyme and may share with n-3 fatty acids a potential mechanism to decrease the risk of colorectal cancer...
  20. ncbi request reprint A prospective study of trans fatty acids in erythrocytes and risk of coronary heart disease
    Qi Sun
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, 665 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Circulation 115:1858-65. 2007
    ..We assessed the hypothesis that higher trans fatty acid contents in erythrocytes were associated with an elevated risk of CHD in a nested case-control study among US women...
  21. 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...
  22. 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...
  23. ncbi request reprint Predictors of 14-year changes in the total cholesterol to high-density lipoprotein cholesterol ratio in men
    Richard Scranton
    Division of Preventive Medicine, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Mass, USA
    Am Heart J 147:1033-8. 2004
    ..We examined predictors of a change in TC/HDL ratio over a period of 14 years among 4451 men free of CVD from the Physicians' Health Study...
  24. 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...
  25. pmc Prediagnostic body-mass index, plasma C-peptide concentration, and prostate cancer-specific mortality in men with prostate cancer: a long-term survival analysis
    Jing Ma
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Lancet Oncol 9:1039-47. 2008
    ..We assessed the effect of prediagnostic BMI and plasma C-peptide concentration (reflecting insulin secretion) on prostate cancer-specific mortality after diagnosis...
  26. pmc A single nucleotide polymorphism in inflammatory gene RNASEL predicts outcome after radiation therapy for localized prostate cancer
    Jonathan D Schoenfeld
    Harvard Radiation Oncology Program, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Clin Cancer Res 19:1612-9. 2013
    ..To study associations between single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNP) in Ribonuclease L (RNASEL), a gene implicated in inflammation and prostate cancer risk, and outcomes after radiation therapy...
  27. pmc Common genetic variation of the calcium-sensing receptor and lethal prostate cancer risk
    Irene M Shui
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 22:118-26. 2013
    ..We assessed whether (i) common genetic variation in CaSR was associated with PCa risk and (ii) these associations varied by calcium intake or plasma 25-hydroxyvitamin D [25(OH)D] levels...
  28. pmc Seasonal variation in expression of markers in the vitamin D pathway in prostate tissue
    Mara M Epstein
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 23:1359-66. 2012
    ..As serum vitamin D levels vary by season, we sought to determine whether the expression of genes on the vitamin D pathway, assessed in prostate tumor tissue, do the same...
  29. pmc Body mass index before and after breast cancer diagnosis: associations with all-cause, breast cancer, and cardiovascular disease mortality
    Hazel B Nichols
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 18:1403-9. 2009
    ..Factors related to improving outcomes in breast cancer survivors are of increasing public health significance. We examined postdiagnosis weight change in relation to mortality risk in a cohort of breast cancer survivors...
  30. pmc Circulating prediagnostic interleukin-6 and C-reactive protein and prostate cancer incidence and mortality
    Jennifer Rider Stark
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Int J Cancer 124:2683-9. 2009
    ..02). Adjusted hazard ratios were 1.73 (95% CI: 0.86, 3.51) comparing the highest to lowest IL-6 level. Our study suggests that IL-6 may potentially be involved in the development or progression of prostate cancer...
  31. pmc Major dietary protein sources and risk of coronary heart disease in women
    Adam M Bernstein
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Circulation 122:876-83. 2010
    ..Our objective was to examine the relation between foods that are major dietary protein sources and incident CHD...
  32. ncbi request reprint Sex steroid hormones and the androgen receptor gene CAG repeat and subsequent risk of prostate cancer in the prostate-specific antigen era
    Elizabeth A Platz
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Room E6138, 615 North Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 14:1262-9. 2005
    ..We investigated plasma levels of sex steroid hormones and length of the androgen receptor gene CAG repeat in relation to incident prostate cancer diagnosed in the prostate-specific antigen (PSA) era...
  33. 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...
  34. pmc Intakes of vitamins A, C, and E and use of multiple vitamin supplements and risk of colon cancer: a pooled analysis of prospective cohort studies
    Yikyung Park
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, 665 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 21:1745-57. 2010
    ..To evaluate the associations between intakes of vitamins A, C, and E and risk of colon cancer...
  35. pmc Genetic variation in RNASEL associated with prostate cancer risk and progression
    Mara S Meyer
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Carcinogenesis 31:1597-603. 2010
    ..The results of this study support a link between RNASEL and prostate cancer and suggest that the association may be mediated through inflammation. These novel findings warrant replication in future studies...
  36. pmc Eighteen insulin-like growth factor pathway genes, circulating levels of IGF-I and its binding protein, and risk of prostate and breast cancer
    Fangyi Gu
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 19:2877-87. 2010
    ..Heritable factors explain up to 60% of the variation in IGF-I and IGFBP-3 in studies of adult twins...
  37. 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)...
  38. pmc Single-nucleotide polymorphisms within the antioxidant defence system and associations with aggressive prostate cancer
    Miyako Abe
    Lank Center for Genitourinary Oncology, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA, USA
    BJU Int 107:126-34. 2011
    ....
  39. pmc Fruit and vegetable intake in relation to risk of breast cancer in the Black Women's Health Study
    Deborah A Boggs
    Slone Epidemiology Center at Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 172:1268-79. 2010
    ....
  40. pmc Prospective study of Trichomonas vaginalis infection and prostate cancer incidence and mortality: Physicians' Health Study
    Jennifer R Stark
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 101:1406-11. 2009
    ..We confirmed these findings in an independent population and related serostatus for antibodies against T vaginalis to prostate cancer incidence and mortality...
  41. ncbi request reprint A prospective study of plasma C-peptide and colorectal cancer risk in men
    Jing Ma
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 96:546-53. 2004
    ..We used the concentration of plasma C-peptide (an indicator of insulin production) to determine whether insulin and insulin resistance are associated with the risk of developing colorectal cancer...
  42. pmc Obesity as compared with physical activity in predicting risk of coronary heart disease in women
    Tricia Y Li
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Circulation 113:499-506. 2006
    ..The comparative importance of physical inactivity and obesity as predictors of coronary heart disease (CHD) risk remains unsettled...
  43. 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...
  44. ncbi request reprint A prospective study of plasma selenium levels and prostate cancer risk
    Haojie Li
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 96:696-703. 2004
    ..We examined the association between pre-diagnostic plasma selenium levels and risk of prostate cancer in men enrolled in the Physicians' Health Study...
  45. 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...
  46. ncbi request reprint Carbohydrate intake, glycemic index, glycemic load, and dietary fiber in relation to risk of stroke in women
    Kyungwon Oh
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, 665 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 161:161-9. 2005
    ..In addition, high consumption of cereal fiber was associated with lower risk of total and hemorrhagic stroke...
  47. pmc Estrogen-dependent signaling in a molecularly distinct subclass of aggressive prostate cancer
    Sunita R Setlur
    Department of Pathology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 100:815-25. 2008
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  48. pmc Choline intake and risk of lethal prostate cancer: incidence and survival
    Erin L Richman
    Departments of Epidemiology and Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 96:855-63. 2012
    ..These foods are sources of choline-a nutrient that may affect prostate cancer progression through cell membrane function and one-carbon metabolism. No study has examined dietary choline and the risk of lethal prostate cancer...
  49. 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...
  50. ncbi request reprint Adiposity as compared with physical activity in predicting mortality among women
    Frank B Hu
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Copyright 2004 Massachusetts Medical Society USA
    N Engl J Med 351:2694-703. 2004
    ..Whether higher levels of physical activity can counteract the elevated risk of death associated with adiposity is controversial...
  51. ncbi request reprint A prospective cohort study of red wine consumption and risk of prostate cancer
    Siobhan Sutcliffe
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Int J Cancer 120:1529-35. 2007
    ..These findings suggest that red wine does not contribute appreciably to the etiology of prostate cancer...
  52. 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...
  53. pmc Adherence to a low-risk, healthy lifestyle and risk of sudden cardiac death among women
    Stephanie E Chiuve
    Center for Arrhythmia Prevention, Division of Preventive Medicine, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    JAMA 306:62-9. 2011
    ..Primary preventive strategies are needed to reduce SCD incidence...
  54. ncbi request reprint Diet and risk of ischemic heart disease in India
    Tanuja Rastogi
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 79:582-92. 2004
    ..Ischemic heart disease (IHD) is a leading cause of death in India. Dietary changes could reduce risk, but few studies have addressed the association between diet and IHD risk in India...
  55. 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...
  56. pmc Evaluation of 8q24 and 17q risk loci and prostate cancer mortality
    Kathryn L Penney
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA
    Clin Cancer Res 15:3223-30. 2009
    ..We investigated whether the 8q24 and 17q risk variants are associated with clinical variables as well as prostate cancer mortality...
  57. 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
    ....
  58. pmc Polymorphism in endostatin, an angiogenesis inhibitor, and prostate cancer risk and survival: A prospective study
    Lorelei A Mucci
    Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Int J Cancer 125:1143-6. 2009
    ..However, our data indicate that prostate cancer cases who carry the variant N allele are more likely to be overweight, and may be more susceptible to the angiogenic influences of obesity in prostate cancer pathogenesis...
  59. ncbi request reprint Coffee consumption and risk for type 2 diabetes mellitus
    Eduardo Salazar-Martinez
    Harvard School of Public Health, Channing Laboratory, Harvard Medical School, and Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Ann Intern Med 140:1-8. 2004
    ..In small, short-term studies, acute administration of caffeine decreases insulin sensitivity and impairs glucose tolerance...
  60. 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...
  61. ncbi request reprint A prospective study of soluble tumor necrosis factor-alpha receptor II (sTNF-RII) and risk of coronary heart disease among women with type 2 diabetes
    Iris Shai
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Diabetes Care 28:1376-82. 2005
    ..Tumor necrosis factor-alpha (TNF-alpha), a cytokine secreted by adipose tissue and other cells, might play a role in insulin resistance...
  62. 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)...
  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. 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...
  65. 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...
  66. ncbi request reprint Analgesic use and change in kidney function in apparently healthy men
    Tobias Kurth
    Division of Preventive Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02215 1204, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 42:234-44. 2003
    ..Studies using a single creatinine measurement have yielded inconsistent results regarding analgesic use and kidney function...
  67. 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...
  68. pmc Coffee consumption and prostate cancer risk and progression in the Health Professionals Follow-up Study
    Kathryn M Wilson
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 103:876-84. 2011
    ..Because of these biological activities, coffee may be associated with a reduced risk of prostate cancer...
  69. 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...
  70. pmc Burden of smoking on cause-specific mortality: application to the Nurses' Health Study
    Stacey A Kenfield
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Tob Control 19:248-54. 2010
    ..The burden of smoking on six causes of death in women was evaluated using various novel modelling approaches...
  71. ncbi request reprint Consumption of trans fatty acids is related to plasma biomarkers of inflammation and endothelial dysfunction
    Esther Lopez-Garcia
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    J Nutr 135:562-6. 2005
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  72. ncbi request reprint A prospective study of physical activity and incident and fatal prostate cancer
    Edward L Giovannucci
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Mass, USA
    Arch Intern Med 165:1005-10. 2005
    ..Whether physical activity has benefits against prostate cancer incidence or progression is unclear. Therefore, we assessed physical activity in relation to prostate cancer incidence, mortality, and Gleason histologic grade...
  73. ncbi request reprint Plasma insulin-like growth factor-1 and binding protein-3 and subsequent risk of prostate cancer in the PSA era
    Elizabeth A Platz
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and the Brady Urological Institute and the Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 16:255-62. 2005
    ..We prospectively investigated the associations of plasma IGF-1 and IGFBP-3 concentrations with prostate cancer detected in the PSA era...
  74. ncbi request reprint Potato and french fry consumption and risk of type 2 diabetes in women
    Thomas L Halton
    Department of Nutrition and Epidemiology, Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 83:284-90. 2006
    ..Potatoes, a high glycemic form of carbohydrate, are hypothesized to increase insulin resistance and risk of type 2 diabetes...
  75. ncbi request reprint A prospective study of calcium intake and incident and fatal prostate cancer
    Edward Giovannucci
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard School of Public Health, 665 Huntington Avenue, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 15:203-10. 2006
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