T B Harris

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Affiliation: National Institutes of Health
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Cohort study of effect of being overweight and change in weight on risk of coronary heart disease in old age
    T B Harris
    Epidemiology, Demography, and Biometry Program, National Institute on Aging, Bethesda, MD, USA
    BMJ 314:1791-4. 1997
  2. ncbi request reprint Carrying the burden of cardiovascular risk in old age: associations of weight and weight change with prevalent cardiovascular disease, risk factors, and health status in the Cardiovascular Health Study
    T B Harris
    National Institute on Aging, Epidemiology, Demography and Biometry Program, Bethesda, MD 20892 9205, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 66:837-44. 1997
  3. ncbi request reprint Body fat and skeletal muscle mass in relation to physical disability in very old men and women of the Framingham Heart Study
    M Visser
    National Institute on Aging, Epidemiology, Demography, and Biometry Program, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 53:M214-21. 1998
  4. ncbi request reprint Race and sex effects on the association between muscle strength, soft tissue, and bone mineral density in healthy elders: the Health, Aging, and Body Composition Study
    D R Taaffe
    Epidemiology, Demography and Biometry Program, National Institute on Aging, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    J Bone Miner Res 16:1343-52. 2001
  5. ncbi request reprint Validity of fan-beam dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry for measuring fat-free mass and leg muscle mass. Health, Aging, and Body Composition Study--Dual-Energy X-ray Absorptiometry and Body Composition Working Group
    M Visser
    Epidemiology, Demography and Biometry Program, National Institute on Aging, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA
    J Appl Physiol 87:1513-20. 1999
  6. ncbi request reprint Cardiovascular disease, interleukin-6, and risk of mortality in older women: the women's health and aging study
    S Volpato
    Epidemiology, Demography, and Biometry Program, National Institute on Aging, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Circulation 103:947-53. 2001
  7. ncbi request reprint The role of waist circumference in predicting disability in periretirement age adults
    S B Angleman
    Department of Public Health and Primary Care, Cambridge, UK
    Int J Obes (Lond) 30:364-73. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Cross-sectional and prospective relationships of interleukin-6 and C-reactive protein with physical performance in elderly persons: MacArthur studies of successful aging
    D R Taaffe
    The Epidemiology, Demography, and Biometry Program, National Institute on Aging, Bethesda, Maryland 20892 9205, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 55:M709-15. 2000
  9. ncbi request reprint Apo E genotype, diabetes, and peripheral arterial disease in older men: the Honolulu Asia-aging study
    H E Resnick
    Epidemiology, Demography and Biometry Program, National Institute on Aging, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    Genet Epidemiol 19:52-63. 2000
  10. pmc Cerebral microbleeds, retinopathy, and dementia: the AGES-Reykjavik Study
    C Qiu
    Laboratory of Epidemiology, Demography and Biometry, National Institute on Aging, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Neurology 75:2221-8. 2010

Detail Information

Publications22

  1. pmc Cohort study of effect of being overweight and change in weight on risk of coronary heart disease in old age
    T B Harris
    Epidemiology, Demography, and Biometry Program, National Institute on Aging, Bethesda, MD, USA
    BMJ 314:1791-4. 1997
    ..To evaluate risk of late life coronary heart disease associated with being overweight in late middle or old age and to assess whether weight change modifies this risk...
  2. ncbi request reprint Carrying the burden of cardiovascular risk in old age: associations of weight and weight change with prevalent cardiovascular disease, risk factors, and health status in the Cardiovascular Health Study
    T B Harris
    National Institute on Aging, Epidemiology, Demography and Biometry Program, Bethesda, MD 20892 9205, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 66:837-44. 1997
    ..Weight stability from age 50 y to old age was associated with better health status than was weight gain or loss...
  3. ncbi request reprint Body fat and skeletal muscle mass in relation to physical disability in very old men and women of the Framingham Heart Study
    M Visser
    National Institute on Aging, Epidemiology, Demography, and Biometry Program, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 53:M214-21. 1998
    ..High body weight and high body mass index, both rough indicators of body fatness, have been shown to increase the risk for disability; however, the specific role of body fatness has not been studied...
  4. ncbi request reprint Race and sex effects on the association between muscle strength, soft tissue, and bone mineral density in healthy elders: the Health, Aging, and Body Composition Study
    D R Taaffe
    Epidemiology, Demography and Biometry Program, National Institute on Aging, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    J Bone Miner Res 16:1343-52. 2001
    ..Where differences did occur, they were primarily by sex not race. To preserve BMD, maintaining or increasing LM in the elderly would appear to be an appropriate strategy, regardless of race or sex...
  5. ncbi request reprint Validity of fan-beam dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry for measuring fat-free mass and leg muscle mass. Health, Aging, and Body Composition Study--Dual-Energy X-ray Absorptiometry and Body Composition Working Group
    M Visser
    Epidemiology, Demography and Biometry Program, National Institute on Aging, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA
    J Appl Physiol 87:1513-20. 1999
    ..86-0.96). MM by DEXA was higher than by CT in three regions. The results of this study suggest that fan-beam DEXA offers considerable promise for the measurement of total body FFM and leg MM in elderly persons...
  6. ncbi request reprint Cardiovascular disease, interleukin-6, and risk of mortality in older women: the women's health and aging study
    S Volpato
    Epidemiology, Demography, and Biometry Program, National Institute on Aging, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Circulation 103:947-53. 2001
    ..We investigated whether specific chronic conditions, particularly cardiovascular disease (CVD), affect the association between high interleukin (IL)-6 level and mortality in a sample of disabled older women...
  7. ncbi request reprint The role of waist circumference in predicting disability in periretirement age adults
    S B Angleman
    Department of Public Health and Primary Care, Cambridge, UK
    Int J Obes (Lond) 30:364-73. 2006
    ..To measure the risk of periretirement age disability associated with five different anthropometric measures of body mass and shape, and to compare the measures in this group, the peak age group of obesity prevalence...
  8. ncbi request reprint Cross-sectional and prospective relationships of interleukin-6 and C-reactive protein with physical performance in elderly persons: MacArthur studies of successful aging
    D R Taaffe
    The Epidemiology, Demography, and Biometry Program, National Institute on Aging, Bethesda, Maryland 20892 9205, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 55:M709-15. 2000
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint Apo E genotype, diabetes, and peripheral arterial disease in older men: the Honolulu Asia-aging study
    H E Resnick
    Epidemiology, Demography and Biometry Program, National Institute on Aging, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    Genet Epidemiol 19:52-63. 2000
    ..Further studies are needed to clarify the potential mediating role of diabetes on the apo E-PAD association...
  10. pmc Cerebral microbleeds, retinopathy, and dementia: the AGES-Reykjavik Study
    C Qiu
    Laboratory of Epidemiology, Demography and Biometry, National Institute on Aging, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Neurology 75:2221-8. 2010
    ..To determine whether microvascular damage, indicated by cerebral microbleeds (CMBs) and retinal microvascular signs, is associated with cognitive function and dementia in older persons...
  11. ncbi request reprint Vitamin E and vitamin C supplement use and risk of all-cause and coronary heart disease mortality in older persons: the Established Populations for Epidemiologic Studies of the Elderly
    K G Losonczy
    Epidemiology, Demography and Biometry Program, National Institute on Aging, Bethesda, MD 20892 9205, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 64:190-6. 1996
    ..These findings are consistent with those for younger persons and suggest protective effects of vitamin E supplements in the elderly...
  12. ncbi request reprint American Diabetes Association diabetes diagnostic criteria, advancing age, and cardiovascular disease risk profiles: results from the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey
    H E Resnick
    Epidemiology, Demography, and Biometry Program, National Institute on Aging, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA
    Diabetes Care 23:176-80. 2000
    ....
  13. ncbi request reprint Waist circumference and sagittal diameter reflect total body fat better than visceral fat in older men and women. The Health, Aging and Body Composition Study
    T B Harris
    Epidemiology, Demography and Biometry Program, National Institute on Aging, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 904:462-73. 2000
    ..40 in women, and 0.49 in men). These data suggest that the contribution of visceral fat to health risks will be better assessed by directly measuring this fat depot...
  14. ncbi request reprint The value of serum albumin and high-density lipoprotein cholesterol in defining mortality risk in older persons with low serum cholesterol
    S Volpato
    Epidemiology, Demography and Biometry Program, National Institute on Aging, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 49:1142-7. 2001
    ....
  15. ncbi request reprint Change in muscle mass and muscle strength after a hip fracture: relationship to mobility recovery
    M Visser
    Epidemiology, Demography and Biometry Program, National Institute on Aging, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 55:M434-40. 2000
    ..Hip fracture in elderly persons has a serious impact on long-term physical function. This study determines the change in muscle strength and muscle mass after a hip fracture, and the associations between these changes and mobility recovery...
  16. ncbi request reprint The association between weight history and physical performance in the Health, Aging and Body Composition study
    D K Houston
    Department of Internal Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157 1207, USA
    Int J Obes (Lond) 31:1680-7. 2007
    ..Using data from the Health, Aging and Body Composition study, we examined the association between weight history in young and middle adulthood and weight status in late adulthood with physical performance in late adulthood...
  17. ncbi request reprint Health consequences of obesity in the elderly: a review of four unresolved questions
    M Zamboni
    Division of Geriatric Medicine, University of Verona, Verona, Italy
    Int J Obes (Lond) 29:1011-29. 2005
    ..In older as well as in younger adults, voluntary weight loss may help to prevent the adverse health consequences of obesity...
  18. ncbi request reprint Kidney function and markers of inflammation in elderly persons without chronic kidney disease: the health, aging, and body composition study
    C R Keller
    Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, California, USA
    Kidney Int 71:239-44. 2007
    ..05). Cystatin C has a linear association with inflammatory biomarkers in an ambulatory elderly cohort with estimated glomerular filtration rates >or=60; associations are particularly strong with TNF-alpha and the STNF-R...
  19. ncbi request reprint The prediction of visceral fat by dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry in the elderly: a comparison with computed tomography and anthropometry
    M B Snijder
    Institute for Research in Extramural Medicine, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 26:984-93. 2002
    ..The aim of the present study is to investigate whether the dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry (DXA) method, possibly combined with anthropometry, offers a good alternative to CT for the prediction of visceral fat in the elderly...
  20. ncbi request reprint Is serum uric acid level associated with all-cause mortality in high-functioning older persons: MacArthur studies of successful aging?
    P Hu
    Multicampus Program in Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology, UCLA School of Medicine, 90095, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 49:1679-84. 2001
    ..Furthermore, it remains unclear whether the predictive value of uric acid level on mortality observed in younger cohorts can be extended to older people...
  21. ncbi request reprint The relationship of APOE genotype to cognitive functioning in older African-American and Caucasian community residents
    G G Fillenbaum
    Center for the Study of Aging and Human Development, Department of Psychiatry, and Division of Neurology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 49:1148-55. 2001
    ..To determine whether cognitive decline associated with the apolipoprotein E (APOE) epsilon4 allele is different in older African Americans than it is in Caucasians...
  22. ncbi request reprint Low-grade systemic inflammation in overweight children
    M Visser
    Institute for Research in Extramural Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Pediatrics 107:E13. 2001
    ..These findings suggest a state of low-grade systemic inflammation in overweight children. inflammation, obesity, children...