Varant Kupelian

Summary

Affiliation: New England Research Institutes
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Association of C-reactive protein and lower urinary tract symptoms in men and women: results from Boston Area Community Health survey
    Varant Kupelian
    New England Research Institutes, Watertown, Massachusetts, USA
    Urology 73:950-7. 2009
  2. doi request reprint Association of lower urinary tract symptoms and the metabolic syndrome: results from the Boston area community health survey
    Varant Kupelian
    New England Research Institutes, 9 Galen St, Watertown, MA 02472, USA
    J Urol 189:S107-14; discussion S115-6. 2013
  3. pmc Association of overactive bladder and C-reactive protein levels. Results from the Boston Area Community Health (BACH) Survey
    Varant Kupelian
    New England Research Institutes, Watertown, MA 02472, USA
    BJU Int 110:401-7. 2012
  4. pmc Nocturia and quality of life: results from the Boston area community health survey
    Varant Kupelian
    New England Research Institutes, Watertown, MA 02472, USA
    Eur Urol 61:78-84. 2012
  5. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of lower urinary tract symptoms and effect on quality of life in a racially and ethnically diverse random sample: the Boston Area Community Health (BACH) Survey
    Varant Kupelian
    New England Research Institutes, Watertown, MA 02472, USA
    Arch Intern Med 166:2381-7. 2006
  6. pmc Association between smoking, passive smoking, and erectile dysfunction: results from the Boston Area Community Health (BACH) Survey
    Varant Kupelian
    New England Research Institutes, Watertown, MA 02472, USA
    Eur Urol 52:416-22. 2007
  7. pmc Association of urological symptoms and chronic illness in men and women: contributions of symptom severity and duration--results from the BACH Survey
    Varant Kupelian
    New England Research Institutes, Watertown, Massachusetts 02472, USA
    J Urol 181:694-700. 2009
  8. doi request reprint Association of nocturia and mortality: results from the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey
    Varant Kupelian
    New England Research Institutes, Watertown, Massachusetts 02472, USA
    J Urol 185:571-7. 2011
  9. pmc Association of sex hormones and C-reactive protein levels in men
    Varant Kupelian
    New England Research Institutes, Watertown, MA 02472, USA
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 72:527-33. 2010
  10. pmc Relative contributions of modifiable risk factors to erectile dysfunction: results from the Boston Area Community Health (BACH) Survey
    Varant Kupelian
    New England Research Institutes, 9 Galen St, Watertown, MA 02472, USA
    Prev Med 50:19-25. 2010

Detail Information

Publications44

  1. pmc Association of C-reactive protein and lower urinary tract symptoms in men and women: results from Boston Area Community Health survey
    Varant Kupelian
    New England Research Institutes, Watertown, Massachusetts, USA
    Urology 73:950-7. 2009
    ....
  2. doi request reprint Association of lower urinary tract symptoms and the metabolic syndrome: results from the Boston area community health survey
    Varant Kupelian
    New England Research Institutes, 9 Galen St, Watertown, MA 02472, USA
    J Urol 189:S107-14; discussion S115-6. 2013
    ....
  3. pmc Association of overactive bladder and C-reactive protein levels. Results from the Boston Area Community Health (BACH) Survey
    Varant Kupelian
    New England Research Institutes, Watertown, MA 02472, USA
    BJU Int 110:401-7. 2012
    ..To investigate the association between overactive bladder (OAB) and C-reactive protein (CRP) in a population-based sample of men and women...
  4. pmc Nocturia and quality of life: results from the Boston area community health survey
    Varant Kupelian
    New England Research Institutes, Watertown, MA 02472, USA
    Eur Urol 61:78-84. 2012
    ..Nocturia, a common complaint in aging men and women, is frequently cited as the cause of nocturnal awakenings leading to sleep loss, daytime fatigue, and reduced quality of life (QOL)...
  5. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of lower urinary tract symptoms and effect on quality of life in a racially and ethnically diverse random sample: the Boston Area Community Health (BACH) Survey
    Varant Kupelian
    New England Research Institutes, Watertown, MA 02472, USA
    Arch Intern Med 166:2381-7. 2006
    ..The Boston Area Community Health (BACH) Survey is designed to study the prevalence and impact of LUTS among both men and women in a racially, ethnically, and socioeconomically diverse population...
  6. pmc Association between smoking, passive smoking, and erectile dysfunction: results from the Boston Area Community Health (BACH) Survey
    Varant Kupelian
    New England Research Institutes, Watertown, MA 02472, USA
    Eur Urol 52:416-22. 2007
    ..This analysis examines the association of active and passive smoking and ED and investigates a dose-response effect of smoking...
  7. pmc Association of urological symptoms and chronic illness in men and women: contributions of symptom severity and duration--results from the BACH Survey
    Varant Kupelian
    New England Research Institutes, Watertown, Massachusetts 02472, USA
    J Urol 181:694-700. 2009
    ..In addition, we determined whether a dose-response relationship exists in the association between the severity and duration of urological symptoms and major chronic illnesses...
  8. doi request reprint Association of nocturia and mortality: results from the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey
    Varant Kupelian
    New England Research Institutes, Watertown, Massachusetts 02472, USA
    J Urol 185:571-7. 2011
    ..Using data from the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey we investigated the association of nocturia with subsequent mortality risk...
  9. pmc Association of sex hormones and C-reactive protein levels in men
    Varant Kupelian
    New England Research Institutes, Watertown, MA 02472, USA
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 72:527-33. 2010
    ..The objective of this analysis was to investigate the association between sex hormone levels and C-reactive protein (CRP) in a population-based sample of men...
  10. pmc Relative contributions of modifiable risk factors to erectile dysfunction: results from the Boston Area Community Health (BACH) Survey
    Varant Kupelian
    New England Research Institutes, 9 Galen St, Watertown, MA 02472, USA
    Prev Med 50:19-25. 2010
    ..The objective of this study was to determine the relative contribution of modifiable risk factors (physical activity, smoking, and alcohol consumption) to inter-subject variation in erectile dysfunction (ED)...
  11. ncbi request reprint Is there a relationship between sex hormones and erectile dysfunction? Results from the Massachusetts Male Aging Study
    Varant Kupelian
    New England Research Institutes, 9 Galen Street, Watertown, MA 02472, USA
    J Urol 176:2584-8. 2006
    ..Simultaneously, age related changes occur in male endocrine functioning. We examined the association between erectile dysfunction and total testosterone, bioavailable testosterone, sex hormone-binding globulin and luteinizing hormone...
  12. pmc Erectile dysfunction and mortality
    Andre B Araujo
    New England Research Institutes, Watertown, MA 02472, USA
    J Sex Med 6:2445-54. 2009
    ..Erectile dysfunction (ED) and cardiovascular disease (CVD) share pathophysiological mechanisms and often co-occur. Yet it is not known whether ED provides an early warning for increased CVD or other causes of mortality...
  13. pmc Association of lower urinary tract symptoms and the metabolic syndrome: results from the Boston Area Community Health Survey
    Varant Kupelian
    New England Research Institutes, Watertown, Massachusetts 02472, USA
    J Urol 182:616-24; discussion 624-5. 2009
    ....
  14. pmc Relationship of lifestyle and clinical factors to lower urinary tract symptoms: results from Boston Area Community Health survey
    Heather J Litman
    New England Research Institutes, Watertown, Massachusetts 02472, USA
    Urology 70:916-21. 2007
    ..Because lifestyle factors and comorbidities can influence lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) by sex and race/ethnicity differently, we investigated these associations in the Boston Area Community Health survey...
  15. pmc Are statin medications associated with lower urinary tract symptoms in men and women? Results from the Boston Area Community Health (BACH) Survey
    Susan A Hall
    New England Research Institutes, Watertown, MA 02472, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 21:149-55. 2011
    ..Statins may ameliorate lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) through anti-inflammatory or other pathways. We investigated the association between statin use and storage, voiding, and overall LUTS symptoms...
  16. pmc Incidence of lower urinary tract symptoms in a population-based study of men and women
    Nancy N Maserejian
    New England Research Institutes, Watertown, MA, USA
    Urology 82:560-4. 2013
    ..To report the incidence of lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) in a racially and ethnically and age-diverse U.S. population-based sample of men and women...
  17. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of symptomatic androgen deficiency in men
    Andre B Araujo
    New England Research Institutes, 9 Galen Street, Watertown, Massachusetts 02472, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 92:4241-7. 2007
    ..Despite recognition that androgen deficiency in men should be defined according to biochemical and clinical criteria, most prevalence estimates are based on low testosterone levels alone...
  18. pmc Prevalence of post-micturition symptoms in association with lower urinary tract symptoms and health-related quality of life in men and women
    Nancy N Maserejian
    Department of Epidemiology, New England Research Institutes, Watertown, MA, USA
    BJU Int 108:1452-8. 2011
    ....
  19. pmc Does erectile dysfunction contribute to cardiovascular disease risk prediction beyond the Framingham risk score?
    Andre B Araujo
    New England Research Institutes, Watertown, Massachusetts, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 55:350-6. 2010
    ..This study was designed to determine whether erectile dysfunction (ED) predicts cardiovascular disease (CVD) beyond traditional risk factors...
  20. pmc Treatment status and progression or regression of lower urinary tract symptoms in a general adult population sample
    Nancy N Maserejian
    New England Research Institutes, Watertown, Massachusetts Electronic address
    J Urol 191:107-13. 2014
    ..We report progression and regression of lower urinary tract symptoms in a population based cohort by race/ethnicity, gender, age and lower urinary tract symptom medication use...
  21. pmc Common prescription medication use and erectile dysfunction: results from the Boston Area Community Health (BACH) survey
    Varant Kupelian
    New England Research Institutes, Watertown, MA, USA
    BJU Int 112:1178-87. 2013
    ..To investigate the association of erectile dysfunction (ED) with commonly used medications including antihypertensive treatment (AHT), psychoactive medication and pain and anti-inflammatory medication...
  22. ncbi request reprint The relative contributions of aging, health, and lifestyle factors to serum testosterone decline in men
    Thomas G Travison
    New England Research Institutes, 9 Galen Street, Watertown, Massachusetts 02472, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 92:549-55. 2007
    ..Although it is known that serum testosterone (T) concentrations decline with age, the relative contributions of changes in health and lifestyle to that decline have not been adequately assessed...
  23. ncbi request reprint Sex steroids and all-cause and cause-specific mortality in men
    Andre B Araujo
    New England Research Institutes, 9 Galen St, Watertown, MA 02472, USA
    Arch Intern Med 167:1252-60. 2007
    ..Sex steroid levels are related to metabolic outcomes that could convey higher risk of premature death...
  24. ncbi request reprint The natural progression and remission of erectile dysfunction: results from the Massachusetts Male Aging Study
    Thomas G Travison
    New England Research Institutes, Watertown, Massachusetts 02472, USA
    J Urol 177:241-6; discussion 246. 2007
    ....
  25. pmc Are racial/ethnic disparities in the prevalence of nocturia due to socioeconomic status? Results of the BACH survey
    Varant Kupelian
    New England Research Institutes, Watertown, Massachusetts, USA
    J Urol 181:1756-63. 2009
    ..Racial/ethnic disparities in nocturia prevalence have been reported previously. We estimated nocturia prevalence rates by race/ethnicity and determined the contribution of socioeconomic status to potential differences by race/ethnicity...
  26. pmc Inverse association of testosterone and the metabolic syndrome in men is consistent across race and ethnic groups
    Varant Kupelian
    New England Research Institutes, Watertown, Massachusetts 02472, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 93:3403-10. 2008
    ..Low sex hormone levels have been associated with the metabolic syndrome (MetS)...
  27. pmc General exposures to prescription medications by race/ethnicity in a population-based sample: results from the Boston Area Community Health Survey
    Susan A Hall
    New England Research Institutes, Watertown, MA 02472, USA
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 19:384-92. 2010
    ..In a representative community sample, our objectives were to determine the most commonly used prescription drug classes, and to describe their use by age, gender, and race/ethnicity...
  28. ncbi request reprint A population-level decline in serum testosterone levels in American men
    Thomas G Travison
    New England Research Institutes, 9 Galen Street, Watertown, Massachusetts 02472, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 92:196-202. 2007
    ..These observations motivate a hypothesis of a population-level decrease in T over calendar time, independent of chronological aging...
  29. ncbi request reprint Low sex hormone-binding globulin, total testosterone, and symptomatic androgen deficiency are associated with development of the metabolic syndrome in nonobese men
    Varant Kupelian
    New England Research Institutes, 9 Galen Street, Watertown, Massachusetts 02472, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 91:843-50. 2006
    ..The purpose of this analysis was to determine whether low serum sex hormone levels or clinical androgen deficiency (AD) predict the development of MetS...
  30. pmc Is hyperlipidemia or its treatment associated with erectile dysfunction?: Results from the Boston Area Community Health (BACH) Survey
    Susan A Hall
    Department of Epidemiology, New England Research Institutes, Watertown, MA 02472, USA
    J Sex Med 6:1402-13. 2009
    ..Studies and reports suggest that both hyperlipidemia and its pharmacologic treatment may lead to an increased risk of erectile dysfunction (ED)...
  31. pmc Lean mass, muscle strength, and physical function in a diverse population of men: a population-based cross-sectional study
    Andre B Araujo
    New England Research Institutes, Inc, Watertown, MA, USA
    BMC Public Health 10:508. 2010
    ..The objective of this analysis is to examine racial/ethnic differences and racial/ethnic group-specific cross-sectional age differences in measures of muscle mass, muscle strength, and physical function among men...
  32. pmc Nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drug use and lower urinary tract symptoms: results from the Boston area community health survey
    Margaret A Gates
    New England Research Institutes, Watertown, Massachusetts 02472, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 173:1022-31. 2011
    ..However, the associations between over-the-counter NSAID use and certain urologic symptoms, particularly among women with arthritis, and the potential mechanisms involved should be evaluated in future studies...
  33. pmc Are physical activity, smoking and alcohol consumption associated with lower urinary tract symptoms in men or women? Results from a population based observational study
    Nancy N Maserejian
    New England Research Institutes, Watertown, Massachusetts 02472, USA
    J Urol 188:490-5. 2012
    ..We investigated physical activity, smoking and alcohol drinking in relation to the development of lower urinary tract symptoms in men and women...
  34. ncbi request reprint Socioeconomic status, not race/ethnicity, contributes to variation in the prevalence of erectile dysfunction: results from the Boston Area Community Health (BACH) Survey
    Varant Kupelian
    New England Research Institutes, Watertown, MA, USA
    J Sex Med 5:1325-33. 2008
    ..Few population-based studies have assessed variations in the burden of erectile dysfunction (ED) by race/ethnicity...
  35. ncbi request reprint Testosterone, sex hormone-binding globulin, and frailty in older men
    Beth A Mohr
    New England Research Institutes, Watertown, Massachusetts 02472, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 55:548-55. 2007
    ..To determine whether testosterone (T) levels are associated with frailty or its components...
  36. ncbi request reprint Erectile dysfunction as a predictor of the metabolic syndrome in aging men: results from the Massachusetts Male Aging Study
    Varant Kupelian
    New England Research Institutes, 9 Galen Street, Watertown, MA 02472, USA
    J Urol 176:222-6. 2006
    ..We determined whether erectile dysfunction is predictive of the metabolic syndrome...
  37. pmc Population-based patterns of prescription androgen use, 1976-2008
    Susan A Hall
    Department of Epidemiology, New England Research Institutes, Watertown, MA, USA
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 23:498-506. 2014
    ..We examined medical use of androgens, including T, over a ≥30-year period among adult (18+) men in a population-based study set in a Canadian juridisdiction of universal health care...
  38. ncbi request reprint The androgen receptor gene CAG repeat polymorphism does not predict increased risk of heart disease: longitudinal results from the Massachusetts Male Ageing Study
    Stephanie T Page
    Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 65:333-9. 2006
    ..Longer, less androgenic CAG repeats have been associated with higher high-density lipoprotein (HDL) levels, which might protect against HD. Therefore, we hypothesized that CAG repeat length contributes to HD risk in men...
  39. ncbi request reprint More on the measurement of normal testosterone levels: comments on the Barrett-Connor commentary
    Beth A Mohr
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 63:235-7. 2005
  40. ncbi request reprint Sarcopenia: alternative definitions and associations with lower extremity function
    Anne B Newman
    Division of Geriatric Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 51:1602-9. 2003
    ....
  41. ncbi request reprint Male menopause: time for a decent burial?
    John B McKinlay
    Menopause 14:973-5. 2007
  42. ncbi request reprint Strength, but not muscle mass, is associated with mortality in the health, aging and body composition study cohort
    Anne B Newman
    University of Pittsburgh, Department of Epidemiology, 130 N Bellefield Avenue, Room 532, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 61:72-7. 2006
    ..Although muscle strength and mass are highly correlated, the relationship between direct measures of low muscle mass (sarcopenia) and strength in association with mortality has not been examined...
  43. ncbi request reprint Elevated aortic pulse wave velocity, a marker of arterial stiffness, predicts cardiovascular events in well-functioning older adults
    Kim Sutton-Tyrrell
    Department of Epidemiology, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Circulation 111:3384-90. 2005
    ..The objective of this investigation was to determine whether aPWV is associated with total and cardiovascular (CV) mortality and CV events in a community-dwelling sample of older adults...
  44. ncbi request reprint Assessment of screening evaluations is not straightforward Comment on: "Comparison of screening questionnaires for the diagnosis of hypogonadism" [J.E. Morley, H.M. Perry III, R.T. Kevorkian, P. Patrick, Maturitas 53 (2006) 424-429]
    Thomas G Travison
    Maturitas 54:305-6; author reply 307-8. 2006

Research Grants2

  1. A Longitudinal Study of Endothelial Function and Erectile Dysfunction
    Varant Kupelian; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..As there are no existing studies of longitudinal assessments of both erectile dysfunction and endothelial dysfunction, the proposed study is likely to provide new information in this area. ..
  2. A Longitudinal Study of Endothelial Function and Erectile Dysfunction
    Varant Kupelian; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..As there are no existing studies of longitudinal assessments of both erectile dysfunction and endothelial dysfunction, the proposed study is likely to provide new information in this area. ..