L A Wise

Summary

Affiliation: Harvard University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Anthropometric characteristics and risk of uterine leiomyoma
    Kathryn L Terry
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Epidemiology 18:758-63. 2007
  2. pmc Reproductive factors, hormonal contraception, and risk of uterine leiomyomata in African-American women: a prospective study
    Lauren A Wise
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 159:113-23. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint Adult onset of major depressive disorder in relation to early life violent victimisation: a case-control study
    L A Wise
    Obstetrics and Gynecology Epidemiology Center, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Lancet 358:881-7. 2001
  4. pmc Risk of uterine leiomyomata in relation to tobacco, alcohol and caffeine consumption in the Black Women's Health Study
    Lauren A Wise
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Hum Reprod 19:1746-54. 2004
  5. pmc Lifetime socioeconomic position in relation to onset of perimenopause
    L A Wise
    Obstetrics and Gynecology Epidemiology Center, Brigham and Women s Hospital Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA
    J Epidemiol Community Health 56:851-60. 2002
  6. pmc Age-specific incidence rates for self-reported uterine leiomyomata in the Black Women's Health Study
    Lauren A Wise
    Slone Epidemiology Center, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 105:563-8. 2005
  7. pmc Prepregnancy body size, gestational weight gain, and risk of preterm birth in African-American women
    Lauren A Wise
    Slone Epidemiology Center, Boston University, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Epidemiology 21:243-52. 2010
  8. ncbi request reprint A prospective study of body size and breast cancer in black women
    Julie R Palmer
    Slone Epidemiology Center at Boston University, 1010 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 16:1795-802. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Depression and its influence on reproductive endocrine and menstrual cycle markers associated with perimenopause: the Harvard Study of Moods and Cycles
    Bernard L Harlow
    Obstetrics and Gynecology Epidemiology Center, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 221 Longwood Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 60:29-36. 2003
  10. ncbi request reprint A prospective analysis of alcohol consumption and onset of perimenopause
    Ghasi S Phillips
    Harvard School of Public Health, Epidemiology, Kresge Building, 9th Floor, 677 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Maturitas 56:263-72. 2007

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Publications49

  1. ncbi request reprint Anthropometric characteristics and risk of uterine leiomyoma
    Kathryn L Terry
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Epidemiology 18:758-63. 2007
    ..Sex steroid hormones and growth factors have been hypothesized to play a role in their development, and anthropometric characteristics may influence uterine leiomyoma risk...
  2. pmc Reproductive factors, hormonal contraception, and risk of uterine leiomyomata in African-American women: a prospective study
    Lauren A Wise
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 159:113-23. 2004
    ..No consistent patterns were observed for other forms of hormonal contraception. Reproductive history is an important determinant of leiomyomata risk in premenopausal US Black women. Progestin-only injectables may reduce risk...
  3. ncbi request reprint Adult onset of major depressive disorder in relation to early life violent victimisation: a case-control study
    L A Wise
    Obstetrics and Gynecology Epidemiology Center, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Lancet 358:881-7. 2001
    ..Women are twice as likely as men to be diagnosed with major depressive disorder, yet no known risk factors can account for this sex difference. We aimed to assess violent victimisation as a risk factor for depression in women...
  4. pmc Risk of uterine leiomyomata in relation to tobacco, alcohol and caffeine consumption in the Black Women's Health Study
    Lauren A Wise
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Hum Reprod 19:1746-54. 2004
    ..Tobacco, alcohol and caffeine consumption may influence risk of uterine leiomyomata via changes in ovarian function or hormone metabolism...
  5. pmc Lifetime socioeconomic position in relation to onset of perimenopause
    L A Wise
    Obstetrics and Gynecology Epidemiology Center, Brigham and Women s Hospital Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA
    J Epidemiol Community Health 56:851-60. 2002
    ..To assess the association between lifetime socioeconomic position and onset of perimenopause...
  6. pmc Age-specific incidence rates for self-reported uterine leiomyomata in the Black Women's Health Study
    Lauren A Wise
    Slone Epidemiology Center, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 105:563-8. 2005
    ..We estimated overall and age-specific incidence rates for self-reported uterine leiomyomata in a large cohort of African-American women in the United States...
  7. pmc Prepregnancy body size, gestational weight gain, and risk of preterm birth in African-American women
    Lauren A Wise
    Slone Epidemiology Center, Boston University, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Epidemiology 21:243-52. 2010
    ..There is also uncertainty about optimal gestational weight gain among Black women...
  8. ncbi request reprint A prospective study of body size and breast cancer in black women
    Julie R Palmer
    Slone Epidemiology Center at Boston University, 1010 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 16:1795-802. 2007
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  9. ncbi request reprint Depression and its influence on reproductive endocrine and menstrual cycle markers associated with perimenopause: the Harvard Study of Moods and Cycles
    Bernard L Harlow
    Obstetrics and Gynecology Epidemiology Center, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 221 Longwood Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 60:29-36. 2003
    ..Few studies have determined the impact of a lifetime history of major depression on an early transition to menopause...
  10. ncbi request reprint A prospective analysis of alcohol consumption and onset of perimenopause
    Ghasi S Phillips
    Harvard School of Public Health, Epidemiology, Kresge Building, 9th Floor, 677 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Maturitas 56:263-72. 2007
    ..Specific types of alcoholic beverages - red wine, white wine, beer, and liquor - were evaluated...
  11. pmc Dietary glycemic index and load in relation to risk of uterine leiomyomata in the Black Women's Health Study
    Rose G Radin
    Slone Epidemiology Center, Boston University, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 91:1281-8. 2010
    ..Previous epidemiologic studies suggest that a high GL is a risk factor for endometrial and ovarian cancers, which, like UL, are hormone-responsive tumors...
  12. pmc Influence of body size and body fat distribution on risk of uterine leiomyomata in U.S. black women
    Lauren A Wise
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, 1010 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Epidemiology 16:346-54. 2005
    ..We prospectively investigated the risk of self-reported uterine leiomyomata in relation to body mass index (BMI), weight change, height, waist and hip circumferences, and waist-to-hip ratio in a large cohort of U.S black women...
  13. ncbi request reprint Dual effect of parity on breast cancer risk in African-American women
    Julie R Palmer
    Slone Epidemiology Center, Boston University, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 95:478-83. 2003
    ..To explore whether differences in childbearing patterns can explain this observation, we assessed the relation of several childbearing variables to breast cancer risk in a large prospective cohort study of U.S. African-American women...
  14. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and predictors of chronic lower genital tract discomfort
    B L Harlow
    Obstetrics and Gynecology Epidemiology Center, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 185:545-50. 2001
    ..We sought to determine the prevalence of chronic lower genital tract discomfort in the general population and to identify demographic and reproductive characteristics associated with this disorder...
  15. ncbi request reprint Childhood abuse and risk of eating disorders in women
    Beth B Rayworth
    Obstetrics and Gynecology Epidemiology Center, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Epidemiology 15:271-8. 2004
    ..Eating disorders are one of the most common psychiatric disorders among women. Little is known about underlying causes...
  16. pmc An internet-based prospective study of body size and time-to-pregnancy
    Lauren A Wise
    Department of Epidemiology, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Hum Reprod 25:253-64. 2010
    ..Recent studies have shown that both female and male obesity may delay time-to-pregnancy (TTP). Little is known about central adiposity or weight gain and fecundability in women...
  17. pmc Childhood abuse and early menarche: findings from the black women's health study
    Lauren A Wise
    Slone Epidemiology Center, 1010 Commonwealth Ave, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Am J Public Health 99:S460-6. 2009
    ..We examined the association between childhood abuse and early menarche in a sample of US Black women...
  18. pmc Hypertension and risk of uterine leiomyomata in US black women
    R G Radin
    Slone Epidemiology Center, Boston University, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Hum Reprod 27:1504-9. 2012
    ..Previous studies have found a positive association between hypertension and risk of hysterectomy-confirmed uterine leiomyomata (UL). The association of hypertension with UL confirmed by ultrasound or other surgery is less clear...
  19. pmc Uterine leiomyomas and their effect on in vitro fertilization outcome: a retrospective study
    S H Jun
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Assist Reprod Genet 18:139-43. 2001
    ..Therefore, in patients with normal uterine cavities and fibroids less than a certain size (i.e., < 7 cm), undergoing myomectomies as a prerequisite for assisted reproduction treatment is seriously questionable...
  20. pmc Polycystic ovary syndrome and risk of uterine leiomyomata
    Lauren A Wise
    Slone Epidemiology Center, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Fertil Steril 87:1108-15. 2007
    ..To examine the association between polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) and the risk of uterine leiomyomata (UL)...
  21. pmc Perceived racial discrimination and risk of uterine leiomyomata
    Lauren A Wise
    Slone Epidemiology Center, Boston University, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Epidemiology 18:747-57. 2007
    ..Black women also report higher levels of racial discrimination. We evaluated the hypothesis that greater exposure to racism increases myoma risk in black women...
  22. doi request reprint Anthropometric risk factors for colorectal polyps in African-American women
    Lauren A Wise
    Slone Epidemiology Center at Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 16:859-68. 2008
    ..We prospectively examined the association between selected anthropometric factors and colorectal polyps in African-American women...
  23. ncbi request reprint A prospective study of the effect of childbearing on weight gain in African-American women
    Lynn Rosenberg
    Slone Epidemiology Center, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Obes Res 11:1526-35. 2003
    ..To prospectively assess the influence of bearing a first, second, or later child on weight gain among African-American women in the context of other risk factors...
  24. ncbi request reprint Predictors of subsequent surgery for uterine leiomyomata after abdominal myomectomy
    Elizabeth A Stewart
    Center for Uterine Fibroids and Ob Gyn Epidemiology Center, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Biology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 99:426-32. 2002
    ..To study factors associated with an increased risk of subsequent surgery in a cohort of women undergoing abdominal myomectomy...
  25. doi request reprint The timing of alcohol use and sexual initiation among a sample of Black, Hispanic, and White adolescents
    Emily F Rothman
    Boston University School of Public Health, Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    J Ethn Subst Abuse 8:129-45. 2009
    ..Compared to White males, Black males were less likely to report having had sex without using a condom or birth control after drinking in the past month and during their lifetimes...
  26. pmc A prospective study of dairy intake and risk of uterine leiomyomata
    Lauren A Wise
    Slone Epidemiology Center, 1010 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 171:221-32. 2010
    ..68, 0.89) for milk. Soy intake was unrelated to uterine leiomyomata risk. This large prospective study of black women provides the first epidemiologic evidence of reduced uterine leiomyomata risk associated with dairy consumption...
  27. 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
    ....
  28. pmc Oral contraceptive use and estrogen/progesterone receptor-negative breast cancer among African American women
    Lynn Rosenberg
    Slone Epidemiology Center at Boston University, 1010 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 19:2073-9. 2010
    ..We carried out the first assessment of the effect of oral contraceptive use on the incidence of breast cancer classified by receptor status among African American women, a group disproportionately affected by ER(-) cancer...
  29. pmc Urogenital abnormalities in men exposed to diethylstilbestrol in utero: a cohort study
    Julie R Palmer
    Slone Epidemiology Center of Boston University, Boston, MA, USA
    Environ Health 8:37. 2009
    ..Diethylstilbestrol (DES), a synthetic estrogen widely prescribed to pregnant women during the 1940s70s, has been shown to cause reproductive problems in the daughters. Studies of prenatally-exposed males have yielded conflicting results...
  30. ncbi request reprint Racial discrimination and the incidence of hypertension in US black women
    Yvette Cozier
    Slone Epidemiology Center, Boston University, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 16:681-7. 2006
    ..Unique experiences associated with "race," such as racism, may adversely affect health. Our goal is to assess whether racism is associated with the occurrence of hypertension in African-American women...
  31. pmc Leisure time physical activity in relation to depressive symptoms in the Black Women's Health Study
    Lauren A Wise
    Slone Epidemiology Center, Boston University School of Public Health, MA 02215, USA
    Ann Behav Med 32:68-76. 2006
    ..A growing body of evidence suggests that physical activity might reduce the risk of depressive symptoms, but there are limited data on Black women...
  32. pmc Perceived racism in relation to weight change in the Black Women's Health Study
    Yvette C Cozier
    Slone Epidemiology Center, Boston University, MA 02215, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 19:379-87. 2009
    ..Obesity is more common in black women than in white women. Racial discrimination is a form of chronic stress that may influence weight...
  33. ncbi request reprint Risk of benign gynecologic tumors in relation to prenatal diethylstilbestrol exposure
    Lauren A Wise
    Slone Epidemiology Center, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 105:167-73. 2005
    ..To investigate the association between prenatal diethylstilbestrol (DES) exposure and risk of benign gynecologic tumors...
  34. ncbi request reprint Perceptions of racial discrimination and the risk of preterm birth
    Lynn Rosenberg
    Slone Epidemiology Center, Boston University, MA 02115, USA
    Epidemiology 13:646-52. 2002
    ..Because racial discrimination might contribute to their excess of preterm births, we assessed experiences of racism in relation to preterm birth among African-American women...
  35. pmc A successful implementation of e-epidemiology: the Danish pregnancy planning study 'Snart-Gravid'
    Krista F Huybrechts
    Department of Epidemiology, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Eur J Epidemiol 25:297-304. 2010
    ..The successful conduct of this pilot study suggests that the internet may be a useful tool to recruit and follow subjects in prospective cohort studies...
  36. ncbi request reprint A prospective study of induced abortion and breast cancer in African-American women
    Julie R Palmer
    Slone Epidemiology Center, Boston University School of Public Health, 1010 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 15:105-11. 2004
    ..Further, there has been little study of abortion and breast cancer in African-American women. We assessed the relation of abortion to risk of breast cancer in a prospective follow-up study of African-American women...
  37. ncbi request reprint Age at natural menopause in women exposed to diethylstilbestrol in utero
    Elizabeth E Hatch
    Department of Epidemiology, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 164:682-8. 2006
    ..Age at menopause has been related, albeit inconsistently, to several exposures, but, to the authors' knowledge, this is the first study to suggest that a prenatal exposure may influence reproductive lifespan...
  38. ncbi request reprint Hypospadias in sons of women exposed to diethylstilbestrol in utero
    Julie R Palmer
    Slone Epidemiology Center, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Epidemiology 16:583-6. 2005
    ..Dutch investigators have reported a 20-fold increase in risk of hypospadias among sons of women who were exposed to DES in utero. We assessed this relation in data from an ongoing study of DES-exposed persons...
  39. ncbi request reprint A multilevel study of socioeconomic predictors of regular mammography use among African-American women
    Lynn Rosenberg
    Slone Epidemiology Center, Boston University, 1010 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 14:2628-33. 2005
    ..We assessed individual-level and group-level socioeconomic predictors of regular mammography use in a large cohort of African-American women...
  40. ncbi request reprint Time to pregnancy and secondary sex ratio in men exposed prenatally to diethylstilbestrol
    Lauren A Wise
    Slone Epidemiology Center, Boston University, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 166:765-74. 2007
    ..92 (95% confidence interval: 0.80, 1.04) comparing the exposed with the unexposed. In conclusion, prenatal DES exposure was not associated with a significant decrease in either fecundability or secondary sex ratio...
  41. ncbi request reprint A prospective study of female hormone use and breast cancer among black women
    Lynn Rosenberg
    Slone Epidemiology Center, Boston University, Boston, Mass, USA
    Arch Intern Med 166:760-5. 2006
    ..Our aim was to assess the relation of female hormone use to incidence of breast cancer in black women, with attention to differences in effect according to body mass index...
  42. pmc Exposure to breast milk in infancy and risk of breast cancer
    Lauren A Wise
    Slone Epidemiology Center, Boston University, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 20:1083-90. 2009
    ..Likewise, we found no association between breastfeeding duration and risk of breast cancer. Our results did not support the hypothesis that exposure to breast milk in infancy influences the risk of adult breast cancer...
  43. ncbi request reprint Prenatal diethylstilbestrol exposure and risk of breast cancer
    Julie R Palmer
    Slone Epidemiology Center, Boston University, 1010 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 15:1509-14. 2006
    ..The findings support the hypothesis that prenatal hormone levels influence breast cancer risk...
  44. pmc Relation between neighborhood median housing value and hypertension risk among black women in the United States
    Yvette C Cozier
    Slone Epidemiology Center at Boston University, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Am J Public Health 97:718-24. 2007
    ..We examined the relation between median housing value and hypertension risk among US Black women...
  45. ncbi request reprint Hair-relaxer use and risk of preterm birth among African-American women
    Lynn Rosenberg
    Slone Epidemiology Center, Boston University, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Ethn Dis 15:768-72. 2005
    ..To assess whether hair-relaxer use is associated with an increased risk of preterm birth among African-American women...
  46. pmc Prepregnancy depressive symptoms and preterm birth in the Black Women's Health Study
    Ghasi S Phillips
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 20:8-15. 2010
    ..To examine the association between prepregnancy depressive symptoms and preterm birth...
  47. pmc Onset of natural menopause in African American women
    Julie R Palmer
    Slone Epidemiology Unit, Boston University School of Public Health, Mass 02215, USA
    Am J Public Health 93:299-306. 2003
    ..This study assessed predictors of the onset of natural menopause in African American women...
  48. ncbi request reprint Menstrual and reproductive characteristics of women whose mothers were exposed in utero to diethylstilbestrol (DES)
    Linda Titus-Ernstoff
    Department of Community and Family Medicine, Dartmouth Medical School, and the Norris Cotton Cancer Center, Lebanon, NH 03756, USA
    Int J Epidemiol 35:862-8. 2006
    ..We report menstrual and reproductive characteristics in a unique cohort comprising daughters of women exposed prenatally to DES...
  49. doi request reprint Offspring of women exposed in utero to diethylstilbestrol (DES): a preliminary report of benign and malignant pathology in the third generation
    Linda Titus-Ernstoff
    Department of Community and Family Medicine, Dartmouth Medical School, and the Norris Cotton Cancer Center, Lebanon, NH 03756, USA
    Epidemiology 19:251-7. 2008
    ..Specifically, these studies show an elevated incidence of reproductive tumors in the female offspring of prenatally-exposed mice...