Carol L Link

Summary

Affiliation: New England Research Institutes
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Country differences in the diagnosis and management of coronary heart disease - a comparison between the US, the UK and Germany
    Olaf von dem Knesebeck
    Department of Medical Sociology, University Medical Center, Hamburg Eppendorf, Germany
    BMC Health Serv Res 8:198. 2008
  2. pmc Disparities in the prevalence of diabetes: is it race/ethnicity or socioeconomic status? Results from the Boston Area Community Health (BACH) survey
    Carol L Link
    New England Research Institutes, Watertown, MA 02472, USA
    Ethn Dis 19:288-92. 2009
  3. pmc The association of adiposity and overactive bladder appears to differ by gender: results from the Boston Area Community Health survey
    Carol L Link
    New England Research Institutes, Watertown, Massachusetts 02472, USA
    J Urol 185:955-63. 2011
  4. pmc Is abuse causally related to urologic symptoms? Results from the Boston Area Community Health (BACH) Survey
    Carol L Link
    New England Research Institutes, Watertown, MA 02472, USA
    Eur Urol 52:397-406. 2007
  5. pmc Prevalence and psychosocial correlates of symptoms suggestive of painful bladder syndrome: results from the Boston area community health survey
    Carol L Link
    New England Research Institutes, Watertown, Massachusetts, USA
    J Urol 180:599-606. 2008
  6. 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
  7. doi The relationship of common medical conditions and medication use with symptoms of painful bladder syndrome: results from the Boston area community health survey
    Susan A Hall
    New England Research Institutes, Watertown, Massachusetts, USA
    J Urol 180:593-8. 2008
  8. 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
  9. doi Prevalence of and risk factors for urine leakage in a racially and ethnically diverse population of adults: the Boston Area Community Health (BACH) Survey
    Sharon L Tennstedt
    New England Research Institutes, Watertown, MA 02111, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 167:390-9. 2008
  10. pmc Prevalence and overlap of childhood and adult physical, sexual, and emotional abuse: a descriptive analysis of results from the Boston Area Community Health (BACH) survey
    Gretchen R Chiu
    New England Research Institutes, Watertown, MA 02472, USA
    Violence Vict 28:381-402. 2013

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Publications64

  1. pmc Country differences in the diagnosis and management of coronary heart disease - a comparison between the US, the UK and Germany
    Olaf von dem Knesebeck
    Department of Medical Sociology, University Medical Center, Hamburg Eppendorf, Germany
    BMC Health Serv Res 8:198. 2008
    ..This non-medical determinant of medical decision-making was investigated in an international research project in the US, the UK and Germany...
  2. pmc Disparities in the prevalence of diabetes: is it race/ethnicity or socioeconomic status? Results from the Boston Area Community Health (BACH) survey
    Carol L Link
    New England Research Institutes, Watertown, MA 02472, USA
    Ethn Dis 19:288-92. 2009
    ..We seek to reinforce earlier findings showing that socioeconomic status is more strongly associated with diabetes prevalence than race/ ethnicity and suggests a very different and potentially modifiable etiologic pathway...
  3. pmc The association of adiposity and overactive bladder appears to differ by gender: results from the Boston Area Community Health survey
    Carol L Link
    New England Research Institutes, Watertown, Massachusetts 02472, USA
    J Urol 185:955-63. 2011
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  4. pmc Is abuse causally related to urologic symptoms? Results from the Boston Area Community Health (BACH) Survey
    Carol L Link
    New England Research Institutes, Watertown, MA 02472, USA
    Eur Urol 52:397-406. 2007
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  5. pmc Prevalence and psychosocial correlates of symptoms suggestive of painful bladder syndrome: results from the Boston area community health survey
    Carol L Link
    New England Research Institutes, Watertown, Massachusetts, USA
    J Urol 180:599-606. 2008
    ....
  6. 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...
  7. doi The relationship of common medical conditions and medication use with symptoms of painful bladder syndrome: results from the Boston area community health survey
    Susan A Hall
    New England Research Institutes, Watertown, Massachusetts, USA
    J Urol 180:593-8. 2008
    ..The etiology of painful bladder syndrome is currently unknown. We investigated the relationship between medical factors and symptoms suggestive of painful bladder syndrome in a population based random sample...
  8. 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
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  9. doi Prevalence of and risk factors for urine leakage in a racially and ethnically diverse population of adults: the Boston Area Community Health (BACH) Survey
    Sharon L Tennstedt
    New England Research Institutes, Watertown, MA 02111, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 167:390-9. 2008
    ..The authors conclude that types of and risk factors for urine leakage vary by gender and racial/ethnic group...
  10. pmc Prevalence and overlap of childhood and adult physical, sexual, and emotional abuse: a descriptive analysis of results from the Boston Area Community Health (BACH) survey
    Gretchen R Chiu
    New England Research Institutes, Watertown, MA 02472, USA
    Violence Vict 28:381-402. 2013
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  11. 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...
  12. 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...
  13. doi Prevalence and correlates of sexual activity and function in women: results from the Boston Area Community Health (BACH) Survey
    Karen E Lutfey
    New England Research Institutes, Watertown, MA 02472, USA
    Arch Sex Behav 38:514-27. 2009
    ..In terms of psychosocial factors, depression, sexual and physical abuse in adulthood, global mental health functioning, and alcohol were associated with sexual problems, with variation across racial/ethnic groups...
  14. doi Do urological symptoms cluster among women? Results from the Boston Area Community Health Survey
    Susan A Hall
    New England Research Institutes, Watertown, MA 02472, USA
    BJU Int 101:1257-66. 2008
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  15. doi 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
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  16. pmc Measuring the urologic iceberg: design and implementation of the Boston Area Community Health (BACH) Survey
    John B McKinlay
    New England Research Institutes, Watertown, MA 02472, USA
    Eur Urol 52:389-96. 2007
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  17. pmc Urological symptom clusters and health-related quality-of-life: results from the Boston Area Community Health Survey
    Susan A Hall
    New England Research Institutes, Watertown, MA, USA
    BJU Int 103:1502-8. 2009
    ..CONCLUSION For men and women, those with the most urological symptoms reported poorer HRQoL in two domains after adjusting for age and comorbidity, and despite adequate access to care...
  18. ncbi 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...
  19. pmc Characteristics of persons with overactive bladder of presumed neurologic origin: results from the Boston Area Community Health (BACH) survey
    Susan A Hall
    New England Research Institutes, Inc, Watertown, Massachusetts 02472, USA
    Neurourol Urodyn 31:1149-55. 2012
    ..To compare the descriptive epidemiology of overactive bladder (OAB) of presumed neurologic origin (NOAB) to OAB of non-neurologic origin (N-NOAB)...
  20. 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
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  21. 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...
  22. pmc The effects of severity of urine leakage on quality of life in Hispanic, white, and black men and women: the Boston community health survey
    Sharon L Tennstedt
    New England Research Institutes, Watertown, Massachusetts 02111, USA
    Urology 75:27-33. 2010
    ..To investigate the relationship between the severity of urine leakage and quality of life (QOL) in men and women of different race/ethnicity...
  23. 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
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  24. pmc Commonly used antihypertensives and lower urinary tract symptoms: results from the Boston Area Community Health (BACH) Survey
    Susan A Hall
    New England Research Institutes, Boston University, Boston, MA, USA
    BJU Int 109:1676-84. 2012
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  25. pmc Are commonly used psychoactive medications associated with lower urinary tract symptoms?
    Susan A Hall
    New England Research Institutes, 9 Galen St, Watertown, MA 02472, USA
    Eur J Clin Pharmacol 68:783-91. 2012
    ..In a large community-based sample of men and women, we examined the associations of AAP and selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRIs) use with LUTS...
  26. pmc The intended and unintended consequences of clinical guidelines
    Rebecca J Shackelton
    New England Research Institutes, Watertown, Massachusetts, USA
    J Eval Clin Pract 15:1035-42. 2009
    ..Second, we contemplate potential unintended consequences of clinical guidelines...
  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. doi Lower urinary tract symptoms and sexual health: the role of gender, lifestyle and medical comorbidities
    Raymond C Rosen
    New England Research Institutes, Inc, Watertown, MA 02472, USA
    BJU Int 103:42-7. 2009
    ..To investigate the association between urological symptoms and self-reported measures of sexual activity, desire and function in large representative samples of men and women in the Boston Area Community Health (BACH) survey...
  29. pmc Is certainty more important than diagnosis for understanding race and gender disparities?: an experiment using coronary heart disease and depression case vignettes
    Karen E Lutfey
    New England Research Institutes, 9 Galen Street, Watertown, MA 02472, USA
    Health Policy 89:279-87. 2009
    ..To (1) examine the influence of patient and provider attributes on physicians' diagnostic certainty and (2) assess the effect of diagnostic certainty on clinical therapeutic actions...
  30. ncbi Do statins affect androgen levels in men? Results from the Boston area community health survey
    Susan A Hall
    New England Research Institutes, 9 Galen Street, Watertown, MA 02472, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 16:1587-94. 2007
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  31. ncbi An investigation of the relationship between sex-steroid levels and urological symptoms: results from the Boston Area Community Health survey
    Heather J Litman
    New England Research Institutes, Watertown, MA 02472, USA
    BJU Int 100:321-6. 2007
    ..To investigate whether circulating levels of sex hormones are associated with urological symptoms, using data from the Boston Area Community Health (BACH) Survey...
  32. doi 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...
  33. 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...
  34. ncbi Serum androgen levels in black, Hispanic, and white men
    Heather J Litman
    New England Research Institutes, Watertown, Massachusetts 02472, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 91:4326-34. 2006
    ..Racial/ethnic differences in androgen levels could account for differences in prostate cancer risk, body composition, and bone loss...
  35. 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)...
  36. 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...
  37. ncbi The effect of changes in adiposity on testosterone levels in older men: longitudinal results from the Massachusetts Male Aging Study
    Beth A Mohr
    New England Research Institutes, 9 Galen Street, Watertown, Massachusetts 02472, USA
    Eur J Endocrinol 155:443-52. 2006
    ..We aimed to determine whether changes in adiposity predict follow-up levels and rates of change in TT, FT and sex hormone-binding globulin (SHBG) in men...
  38. pmc Physician cognitive processing as a source of diagnostic and treatment disparities in coronary heart disease: results of a factorial priming experiment
    Karen E Lutfey
    New England Research Institutes, 9 Galen Street, Watertown, MA 02472, USA
    J Health Soc Behav 51:16-29. 2010
    ..This finding suggests that physician appeals to perceived base rates have the potential to contribute to the further reification of socially constructed health statistics...
  39. pmc An examination of the association of abuse (physical, sexual, or emotional) and female sexual dysfunction: results from the Boston Area Community Health Survey
    Karen E Lutfey
    New England Research Institutes, Watertown, Massachusetts 02472, USA
    Fertil Steril 90:957-64. 2008
    ..To examine associations between abuse (physical, sexual, and emotional) in childhood and adolescence/adulthood and sexual activity and dysfunction in women...
  40. doi Beyond the cluster: methodological and clinical implications in the Boston Area Community Health survey and EPIC studies
    Raymond C Rosen
    New England Research Institutes, Watertown, MA 02472, USA
    BJU Int 101:1274-8. 2008
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  41. pmc Diagnostic certainty as a source of medical practice variation in coronary heart disease: results from a cross-national experiment of clinical decision making
    Karen E Lutfey
    New England Research Institutes, Watertown, Massachusetts 02472, USA
    Med Decis Making 29:606-18. 2009
    ..0100) and race (P < 0.0021). Certainty was positively correlated with several clinical actions, including test ordering, prescriptions, referrals to specialists, and time to follow-up...
  42. pmc In-clinic use of electronic pain diaries: barriers of implementation among pain physicians
    Lisa D Marceau
    New England Research Institutes, Watertown, Massachusetts, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 40:391-404. 2010
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  43. pmc Disparities in physicians' interpretations of heart disease symptoms by patient gender: results of a video vignette factorial experiment
    Nancy N Maserejian
    New England Research Institutes, Watertown, Massachusetts 02472, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 18:1661-7. 2009
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  44. 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)...
  45. pmc Differences between internists and family practitioners in the diagnosis and management of the same patient with coronary heart disease
    Rebecca Shackelton-Piccolo
    New England Research Institutes, Inc, Watertown, MA, USA
    Med Care Res Rev 68:650-66. 2011
    ..These results may inform future educational strategies designed to reduce diagnostic uncertainty in the face of life-threatening conditions, such as CHD...
  46. doi Cluster analysis and lower urinary tract symptoms in men: findings from the Boston Area Community Health Survey
    Amy Cinar
    New England Research Institutes, Watertown, MA 02472, USA
    BJU Int 101:1247-56. 2008
    ..To classify lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) in a large, representative sample of men in the USA by means of cluster analysis and to investigate risk factors and comorbidities associated with the resulting cluster patterns...
  47. pmc Drug treatment of urological symptoms: estimating the magnitude of unmet need in a community-based sample
    Susan A Hall
    Division of Urologic Surgery, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    BJU Int 104:1680-8. 2009
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  48. pmc Only half the problem is being addressed: underinsurance is as big a problem as uninsurance
    Carol L Link
    New England Research Institutes, Inc, Watertown, MA 02472, USA
    Int J Health Serv 40:507-23. 2010
    ..The underinsured are generally older and sicker, and make greater use of the health care system, and may present a larger public health and health policy challenge than the uninsured...
  49. pmc The decision to intensify therapy in patients with type 2 diabetes: results from an experiment using a clinical case vignette
    Richard W Grant
    Division of General Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Am Board Fam Med 22:513-20. 2009
    ..We used a video case vignette to assess whether patient or physician demographic variables influence the decision to intensify therapy...
  50. ncbi Care seeking and treatment for urinary incontinence in a diverse population
    Susan S Harris
    Jean Mayer United States Department of Agriculture Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts University, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Urol 177:680-4. 2007
    ..We examined care seeking and treatment for urine leakage in the Boston Area Community Health Survey, a racially and ethnically diverse, community based study of urological and gynecological symptoms and their correlates...
  51. ncbi Foot musculoskeletal disorders, pain, and foot-related functional limitation in older persons
    Fadi Badlissi
    School of Medicine, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 53:1029-33. 2005
    ..To examine whether common musculoskeletal disorders of feet are associated with pain and foot-related functional limitation...
  52. ncbi The effect of mode of delivery, parity, and birth weight on risk of urinary incontinence
    Thomas J Connolly
    Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 18:1033-42. 2007
    ..032). There was no difference in odds of UI between cesarean delivery only and never pregnant, by parity or birth weight. Vaginal delivery contributes to risk of UI for black, Hispanic, and white women...
  53. ncbi Relationship between lower urinary tract symptoms and erectile dysfunction: results from the Boston Area Community Health Survey
    Sara T Brookes
    Department of Social Medicine, University of Bristol, Bristol, United Kingdom
    J Urol 179:250-5; discussion 255. 2008
    ..We explored the association of lower urinary tract symptoms and erectile dysfunction in a racially and ethnically diverse random sample of men...
  54. ncbi Are foot disorders associated with functional limitation and disability among community-dwelling older adults?
    Julie J Keysor
    Department of Rehabilitation Science, Programs in Physical Therapy, Sargent College of Health and Rehabilitation Science, Boston University, 635 Commonwealth Ave, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    J Aging Health 17:734-52. 2005
    ..001), and disability (p = .009). Foot pain was associated with self-report function (p = .01) and disability (p = .007). Foot pain and ankle weakness seem to be related to important health outcomes among older adults...
  55. ncbi Overlap of different urological symptom complexes in a racially and ethnically diverse, community-based population of men and women
    Michael J Barry
    Medical Practices Evaluation Center, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    BJU Int 101:45-51. 2008
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  56. pmc The association of abuse and symptoms suggestive of chronic prostatitis/chronic pelvic pain syndrome: results from the Boston Area Community Health survey
    Jim C Hu
    Division of Urologic Surgery, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 22:1532-7. 2007
    ..To determine the effect of reported sexual, physical, or emotional abuse on the symptoms suggestive of chronic prostatitis/chronic pelvic pain syndrome (CP/CPPS) and to determine the effect of race/ethnicity on these patterns...
  57. ncbi The association of nocturia with cardiac disease, diabetes, body mass index, age and diuretic use: results from the BACH survey
    Mary P Fitzgerald
    Loyola University Medical Center, Maywood, Illinois 60153, USA
    J Urol 177:1385-9. 2007
    ..We examined the association of nocturia with age, race/ethnicity, gender, cardiac disease, diabetes, body mass index and diuretic use...
  58. pmc Association between past urinary tract infections and current symptoms suggestive of chronic prostatitis/chronic pelvic pain syndrome
    Nicholas A Daniels
    University of California, San Francisco, Department of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine, San Francisco, CA 94115, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 99:509-16. 2007
    ..01). There is a strong association between current symptoms of CP/CPPS and a history of urinary tract infections, particularly of multiple infections. The causality between chronic UTIs and CP/CPPS needs to be clarified by further study...
  59. pmc Beyond the lower urinary tract: the association of urologic and sexual symptoms with common illnesses
    Mary P Fitzgerald
    Loyola University Medical Center, Maywood, IL, USA
    Eur Urol 52:407-15. 2007
    ..We investigate the relationship between ten urologic and sexual symptoms and four major illnesses (type II diabetes, cardiac disease, hypertension, and depression)...
  60. ncbi Increasing mammography screening among women over age 50 with a videotape intervention
    Nancy E Avis
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    Prev Med 39:498-506. 2004
    ..A randomized trial was conducted to test the effectiveness of a videotape for increasing mammography screening among a multiethnic sample of older women...
  61. ncbi The impact of lower urinary tract symptoms and comorbidities on quality of life: the BACH and UREPIK studies
    Chris Robertson
    University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, Scotland, UK
    BJU Int 99:347-54. 2007
    ..To investigate the effect of lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) on quality of life (QoL) and to determine its extent across a variety of cultures, and the confounding effects of self-reported comorbidities and demographics...
  62. ncbi Prevalence of painful bladder symptoms and effect on quality of life in black, Hispanic and white men and women
    J Quentin Clemens
    Department of Urology, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    J Urol 177:1390-4. 2007
    ..We estimated the prevalence of painful bladder symptoms in a community based sample, assessed symptom variation by age, gender, race/ethnicity and socioeconomic status, and estimated their impact on quality of life...
  63. pmc Higher testosterone levels are associated with increased high-density lipoprotein cholesterol in men with cardiovascular disease: results from the Massachusetts Male Aging Study
    Stephanie T Page
    Department of Medicine, University of Washington, 1959 NE Pacific, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Asian J Androl 10:193-200. 2008
    ..To study the relationship between circulating androgens (total testosterone [TT], free testosterone [fT] and dihydrotestosterone [DHT]) and high-density lipoprotein cholesterol (HDL-C) in men with and without cardiovascular disease (CVD)...
  64. ncbi Factors associated with participation in breast cancer treatment clinical trials
    Nancy E Avis
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157 1063, USA
    J Clin Oncol 24:1860-7. 2006
    ..It is well established that recruitment to clinical trials (CTs) is difficult and time consuming. This article reports on factors related to CT participation among women who were invited to participate in a CT for breast cancer...