Lauren F Loeffler
Affiliation: Johns Hopkins University
- Uric acid level and elevated blood pressure in US adolescents: National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 1999-2006Lauren F Loeffler
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 200 North Wolfe St, Room 3055, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
Hypertension 59:811-7. 2012..Additional prospective studies and clinical trials are needed to determine whether uric acid is merely a marker in a complex metabolic pathway or causal of hypertension and, thus, a potential screening and therapeutic target...
- Elevated uric acid and obesity-related cardiovascular disease risk factors among hypertensive youthLauren D Reschke
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
Pediatr Nephrol 30:2169-76. 2015..We sought to determine if UA is independently associated with CVD risk factors and left ventricular mass (LVM) over time in hypertensive youth...
- Kidney function and tobacco smoke exposure in US adolescentsEsther García-Esquinas
Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
Pediatrics 131:e1415-23. 2013..Active smoking and secondhand smoke (SHS) are known risk factors for kidney disease in adults. We evaluated the association between exposure to active smoking or SHS and kidney function in US adolescents...