Thomas Olabode Obisesan

Summary

Affiliation: Howard University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Racial and geographic variation in coronary heart disease mortality trends
    Richard F Gillum
    Department of Medicine, Howard University College of Medicine, Washington, DC, USA
    BMC Public Health 12:410. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Among elderly men, feelings of loneliness are associated with increased 10-year mortality risk, independent of social isolation and medical and psychiatric conditions
    Thomas O Obisesan
    Department of Medicine, Howard University, 2041 Georgia Ave NW, Washington, DC 20060, USA
    Evid Based Nurs 16:66-7. 2013
  3. pmc Association of leisure-time physical activity with cognition by apolipoprotein-E genotype in persons aged 60 years and over: the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES-III)
    Thomas O Obisesan
    Division of Geriatrics, Howard University Hospital, Washington, DC 20060, USA
    Clin Interv Aging 7:35-43. 2012
  4. pmc High-density lipoprotein cholesterol, cognitive function and mortality in a U.S. national cohort
    Richard F Gillum
    Department of Medicine, Howard University, College of Medicine, Washington, DC, USA
    Lipids Health Dis 10:26. 2011
  5. pmc Hypertension and cognitive function
    Thomas Olabode Obisesan
    Division of Geriatrics, Department of Medicine, Howard University Hospital, 2041 Georgia Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20060, USA
    Clin Geriatr Med 25:259-88. 2009
  6. pmc Cognitive function, social integration and mortality in a U.S. national cohort study of older adults
    Thomas O Obisesan
    Department of Medicine, College of Medicine, Howard University, Washington, DC, USA
    BMC Geriatr 9:33. 2009
  7. pmc C-reactive protein genotype affects exercise training-induced changes in insulin sensitivity
    Thomas O Obisesan
    Department of Kinesiology, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742, USA
    Metabolism 55:453-60. 2006
  8. pmc Ethnic and age-related fat free mass loss in older Americans: the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES III)
    Thomas O Obisesan
    Section of Geriatrics, Department of Medicine, Howard University Hospital, Washington DC, USA
    BMC Public Health 5:41. 2005
  9. pmc High blood pressure, hypertension, and high pulse pressure are associated with poorer cognitive function in persons aged 60 and older: the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey
    Thomas Olabode Obisesan
    Department of Medicine, Division of Geriatrics, Howard University Hospital, 2041 Georgia Ave, NW, Washington, DC 20060, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 56:501-9. 2008
  10. pmc Physical activity, cognitive function, and mortality in a US national cohort
    R F Gillum
    Department of Medicine, Howard University College of Medicine, 2041 Georgia Ave, Washington, DC 20060, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 20:251-7. 2010

Detail Information

Publications22

  1. pmc Racial and geographic variation in coronary heart disease mortality trends
    Richard F Gillum
    Department of Medicine, Howard University College of Medicine, Washington, DC, USA
    BMC Public Health 12:410. 2012
    ..Therefore the aim of this study is to present data on these trends through 2007...
  2. doi request reprint Among elderly men, feelings of loneliness are associated with increased 10-year mortality risk, independent of social isolation and medical and psychiatric conditions
    Thomas O Obisesan
    Department of Medicine, Howard University, 2041 Georgia Ave NW, Washington, DC 20060, USA
    Evid Based Nurs 16:66-7. 2013
    ..More studies are needed to further elucidate gender-based differences on the relationship between loneliness and mortality...
  3. pmc Association of leisure-time physical activity with cognition by apolipoprotein-E genotype in persons aged 60 years and over: the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES-III)
    Thomas O Obisesan
    Division of Geriatrics, Howard University Hospital, Washington, DC 20060, USA
    Clin Interv Aging 7:35-43. 2012
    ..To test the hypothesis that aerobic-related leisure-time physical activity (PA) is associated with better cognitive function and that the effect varies among apolipoprotein E (APOE) genotype groups...
  4. pmc High-density lipoprotein cholesterol, cognitive function and mortality in a U.S. national cohort
    Richard F Gillum
    Department of Medicine, Howard University, College of Medicine, Washington, DC, USA
    Lipids Health Dis 10:26. 2011
    ..In a nationwide cohort of older Americans, analyses demonstrated a lower risk of death independent of confounders among those high HDL and SICF scores, strongest among the oldest persons...
  5. pmc Hypertension and cognitive function
    Thomas Olabode Obisesan
    Division of Geriatrics, Department of Medicine, Howard University Hospital, 2041 Georgia Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20060, USA
    Clin Geriatr Med 25:259-88. 2009
    ....
  6. pmc Cognitive function, social integration and mortality in a U.S. national cohort study of older adults
    Thomas O Obisesan
    Department of Medicine, College of Medicine, Howard University, Washington, DC, USA
    BMC Geriatr 9:33. 2009
    ....
  7. pmc C-reactive protein genotype affects exercise training-induced changes in insulin sensitivity
    Thomas O Obisesan
    Department of Kinesiology, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742, USA
    Metabolism 55:453-60. 2006
    ....
  8. pmc Ethnic and age-related fat free mass loss in older Americans: the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES III)
    Thomas O Obisesan
    Section of Geriatrics, Department of Medicine, Howard University Hospital, Washington DC, USA
    BMC Public Health 5:41. 2005
    ..We determined whether age-related loss in FFM and fat free mass index (FFMI) vary by gender and or ethnicity, using representative data from the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES III)...
  9. pmc High blood pressure, hypertension, and high pulse pressure are associated with poorer cognitive function in persons aged 60 and older: the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey
    Thomas Olabode Obisesan
    Department of Medicine, Division of Geriatrics, Howard University Hospital, 2041 Georgia Ave, NW, Washington, DC 20060, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 56:501-9. 2008
    ..To test the hypothesis that hypertension, high blood pressure, and high pulse pressure (PP) are independently associated with lower cognitive function...
  10. pmc Physical activity, cognitive function, and mortality in a US national cohort
    R F Gillum
    Department of Medicine, Howard University College of Medicine, 2041 Georgia Ave, Washington, DC 20060, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 20:251-7. 2010
    ..We test the hypothesis that the relative protective effect of high physical activity level as related to mortality is greater in persons with impaired cognitive function than in others...
  11. pmc Aerobic exercise attenuates an exaggerated exercise blood pressure response in normotensive young adult African-American men
    Vernon Bond
    Department of Health, Human Performance and Leisure Studies, Howard University, Washington, DC 20059, USA
    Blood Press 11:229-34. 2002
    ..Because of the limited number of subjects, the results of this study should be interpreted cautiously pending confirmation by a larger controlled trial...
  12. pmc Differential aerobic exercise-induced changes in plasma aldosterone between African Americans and Caucasians
    Jennifer M Jones
    Department of Kinesiology, University of Maryland, College Park, MD, USA
    Exp Physiol 92:871-9. 2007
    ..The reduction in PA levels with AEX appeared to be driven by the change in PA levels in Caucasian participants. Fat distribution contributed to the ethnic differences in PA levels...
  13. ncbi request reprint Obese African Americans: the prevalence of dyslipidemia, hypertension, and diabetes mellitus
    Otelio S Randall
    Department of Medicine, Howard University, Washington, DC 20060, USA
    Ethn Dis 14:384-8. 2004
    ..The prevalence of the cardiovascular disease risk factors, dyslipidemia, hypertension, and diabetes mellitus, is increased in the setting of obesity...
  14. pmc Normal exercise blood pressure response in African-American women with parental history of hypertension
    Vernon Bond
    Department of Health, Human Performance and Leisure Studies, College of Medicine Howard University, Washington, DC 20059, USA
    Am J Med Sci 328:78-83. 2004
    ..Genetic and environmental hypotheses may explain why normotensive persons at high risk of developing hypertension often exhibit greater cardiovascular reactivity to stressors than those at low risk...
  15. pmc APOE genotype affects black-white responses of high-density lipoprotein cholesterol subspecies to aerobic exercise training
    Thomas O Obisesan
    Department of Kinesiology, University of Maryland College Park, MD 21201, USA
    Metabolism 57:1669-76. 2008
    ..APOE2/3 blacks may benefit more from aerobic fitness to reduce cardiovascular risk...
  16. pmc Acute exercise and postexercise blood pressure in African American women
    Lawrence Enweze
    Howard University, College of Medicine, Washington, DC 20059, USA
    Ethn Dis 17:664-8. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the postexercise blood pressure response to acute exercise in normotensive young adult African-American women...
  17. pmc Predictors of hospital admissions in the elderly: analysis of data from the Longitudinal Study on Aging
    Muktar H Aliyu
    Department of Medicine, Section Geriatrics, Howard University Hospital, 2041 Georgia Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20060, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 95:1158-67. 2003
    ..90, 95%CI 1.44-5.82). Future identification of predictors of hospital admissions in the elderly may help characterize those at risk and perhaps allow for focused and timely intervention...
  18. pmc C-reactive protein genotypes affect baseline, but not exercise training-induced changes, in C-reactive protein levels
    Thomas O Obisesan
    Department of Kinesiology, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742 2611, USA
    Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 24:1874-9. 2004
    ..The goal of this study is to determine whether C-reactive protein (CRP) gene variants affect baseline and training-induced changes in plasma CRP levels...
  19. pmc Relationship between circulating progenitor cells, vascular function and oxidative stress with long-term training and short-term detraining in older men
    Sarah Witkowski
    Department of Kinesiology, University of Maryland College Park School of Public Health, College Park, MD 20742, U S A
    Clin Sci (Lond) 118:303-11. 2010
    ..These results reveal that changes in reactive hyperaemic FBF are closely related to activity dependent dynamic changes in CD34+/VEGFR2+ cell number, which may be influenced by alterations in oxidative stress...
  20. pmc Smoking, cognitive function and mortality in a U.S. national cohort study
    Richard F Gillum
    Geriatrics Division, Department of Medicine, Howard University, 2041 Georgia Ave NW, Washington, DC 20060, USA
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 8:3628-36. 2011
    ....
  21. pmc Thrombin and exercise similarly influence expression of cell cycle genes in cultured putative endothelial progenitor cells
    Michael M Lockard
    Department of Kinesiology, University of Maryland College Park School of Public Health, College Park, MD 20742 2611, USA
    J Appl Physiol 108:1682-90. 2010
    ..Exercise-induced changes in putative EPC gene expression are associated with thrombin production and may be modulated by long-term exercise training...
  22. pmc Frequency of attendance at religious services and mortality in a U.S. national cohort
    R F Gillum
    Division of Vital Statistics, National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Hyattsville, Maryland, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 18:124-9. 2008
    ..We test the hypothesis that > weekly attendance compared with nonattendance at religious services is associated with lower probability of future mortality in such a study...

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