S Mahabir

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Affiliation: The University of Texas
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Measures of adiposity and body fat distribution in relation to serum folate levels in postmenopausal women in a feeding study
    S Mahabir
    Department of Epidemiology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, USA
    Eur J Clin Nutr 62:644-50. 2008
  2. ncbi Joint effects of dietary trace metals and DNA repair capacity in lung cancer risk
    Somdat Mahabir
    Department of Epidemiology, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer, 1155 Pressler Boulevard, CPB4 3247, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 16:2756-62. 2007
  3. pmc Body Mass Index, percent body fat, and regional body fat distribution in relation to leptin concentrations in healthy, non-smoking postmenopausal women in a feeding study
    Somdat Mahabir
    Department of Epidemiology, Division of Cancer Prevention and Population Sciences, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, USA
    Nutr J 6:3. 2007
  4. ncbi Usefulness of body mass index as a sufficient adiposity measurement for sex hormone concentration associations in postmenopausal women
    Somdat Mahabir
    Department of Epidemiology, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, 1155 Pressler Boulevard, CPB4 3247, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 15:2502-7. 2006
  5. ncbi Dietary zinc, copper and selenium, and risk of lung cancer
    Somdat Mahabir
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Int J Cancer 120:1108-15. 2007
  6. ncbi Comparison of energy expenditure estimates from 4 physical activity questionnaires with doubly labeled water estimates in postmenopausal women
    Somdat Mahabir
    Department of Epidemiology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 84:230-6. 2006
  7. ncbi Calorie intake misreporting by diet record and food frequency questionnaire compared to doubly labeled water among postmenopausal women
    S Mahabir
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, USA
    Eur J Clin Nutr 60:561-5. 2006
  8. pmc Dietary boron and hormone replacement therapy as risk factors for lung cancer in women
    S Mahabir
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 167:1070-80. 2008
  9. pmc Dietary magnesium and DNA repair capacity as risk factors for lung cancer
    Somdat Mahabir
    Department of Epidemiology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Unit 1340, CPB4 3241, 1155 Pressler Boulevard, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Carcinogenesis 29:949-56. 2008
  10. pmc A prospective study of polymorphisms of DNA repair genes XRCC1, XPD23 and APE/ref-1 and risk of stroke in Linxian, China
    Somdat Mahabir
    Department of Epidemiology, CPB4 3247, UT MD Anderson Cancer Center, Unit 1340, 1155 Pressler Blvd, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Epidemiol Community Health 61:737-41. 2007

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Publications19

  1. pmc Measures of adiposity and body fat distribution in relation to serum folate levels in postmenopausal women in a feeding study
    S Mahabir
    Department of Epidemiology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, USA
    Eur J Clin Nutr 62:644-50. 2008
    ..To assess the associations between serum folate concentration and measures of adiposity in postmenopausal women...
  2. ncbi Joint effects of dietary trace metals and DNA repair capacity in lung cancer risk
    Somdat Mahabir
    Department of Epidemiology, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer, 1155 Pressler Boulevard, CPB4 3247, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 16:2756-62. 2007
    ..No significant joint associations were seen for Se or Ca and DRC. Our joint associations between Cu-DRC, Zn-DRC and Fe-DRC and lung cancer risk require confirmation in prospective studies...
  3. pmc Body Mass Index, percent body fat, and regional body fat distribution in relation to leptin concentrations in healthy, non-smoking postmenopausal women in a feeding study
    Somdat Mahabir
    Department of Epidemiology, Division of Cancer Prevention and Population Sciences, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, USA
    Nutr J 6:3. 2007
    ....
  4. ncbi Usefulness of body mass index as a sufficient adiposity measurement for sex hormone concentration associations in postmenopausal women
    Somdat Mahabir
    Department of Epidemiology, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, 1155 Pressler Boulevard, CPB4 3247, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 15:2502-7. 2006
    ..In this study, we investigated the usefulness of body mass index (BMI) as a sufficient adiposity measurement to assess associations with sex hormone levels...
  5. ncbi Dietary zinc, copper and selenium, and risk of lung cancer
    Somdat Mahabir
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Int J Cancer 120:1108-15. 2007
    ..Given the known limitations of case-control studies, these findings must be interpreted with caution and warrant further investigation...
  6. ncbi Comparison of energy expenditure estimates from 4 physical activity questionnaires with doubly labeled water estimates in postmenopausal women
    Somdat Mahabir
    Department of Epidemiology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 84:230-6. 2006
    ..However, most epidemiologic studies have not validated these methods against the doubly labeled water (DLW) technique for measuring EE...
  7. ncbi Calorie intake misreporting by diet record and food frequency questionnaire compared to doubly labeled water among postmenopausal women
    S Mahabir
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, USA
    Eur J Clin Nutr 60:561-5. 2006
    ....
  8. pmc Dietary boron and hormone replacement therapy as risk factors for lung cancer in women
    S Mahabir
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 167:1070-80. 2008
    ..07 (95% CI: 1.53, 2.81). Boron intake was inversely associated with lung cancer in women, whereas women who consumed low boron and did not use HRT were at substantial increased odds...
  9. pmc Dietary magnesium and DNA repair capacity as risk factors for lung cancer
    Somdat Mahabir
    Department of Epidemiology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Unit 1340, CPB4 3241, 1155 Pressler Boulevard, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Carcinogenesis 29:949-56. 2008
    ..These intriguing results need to be confirmed in prospective studies...
  10. pmc A prospective study of polymorphisms of DNA repair genes XRCC1, XPD23 and APE/ref-1 and risk of stroke in Linxian, China
    Somdat Mahabir
    Department of Epidemiology, CPB4 3247, UT MD Anderson Cancer Center, Unit 1340, 1155 Pressler Blvd, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Epidemiol Community Health 61:737-41. 2007
    ..Stroke is the leading cause of death in Linxian, China. Although there is evidence of DNA damage in experimental stroke, no data exist on DNA repair and stroke in human populations...
  11. pmc Pooling dietary data using questionnaires with open-ended and predefined responses: implications for comparing mean intake or estimating odds ratios
    Michael D Swartz
    Department of Epidemiology, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 171:682-90. 2010
    ..Therefore, if pooling data cannot be restricted to the same type of response, inferences should focus on odds ratio estimation to minimize bias...
  12. pmc Dietary alpha-, beta-, gamma- and delta-tocopherols in lung cancer risk
    Somdat Mahabir
    Department of Epidemiology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Int J Cancer 123:1173-80. 2008
    ..Given the limitations with case-control studies, these findings need to be confirmed in further investigations...
  13. ncbi Relationship between obesity and pathologic response to neoadjuvant chemotherapy among women with operable breast cancer
    Jennifer K Litton
    Department of Breast Medical Oncology, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, USA
    J Clin Oncol 26:4072-7. 2008
    ..To understand the mechanism through which obesity in breast cancer patients is associated with poorer outcome, we evaluated body mass index (BMI) and response to neoadjuvant chemotherapy (NC) in women with operable breast cancer...
  14. doi Is dental care utilization associated with oral cavity cancer in a large sample of community-based United States residents?
    L Holmes
    College of Pharmacy, Institute of Community Health, University of Houston, Houston, TX, USA
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 37:134-42. 2009
    ..This study aimed to assess the relationship between dental care utilization during the past 12 months and the prevalence of oral cavity cancer...
  15. ncbi Birthplace, years of residence in the United States, and obesity among Mexican-American adults
    Carlos H Barcenas
    Department of Internal Medicine of the Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, and Boston VA Healthcare System, MA, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 15:1043-52. 2007
    ..To evaluate the association between birthplace (Mexico or U.S.) and obesity in men and women and to analyze the relationship between duration of U.S. residency and prevalence of obesity in Mexican immigrants...
  16. ncbi Physical activity and renal cell cancer risk in a cohort of male smokers
    Somdat Mahabir
    Cancer Prevention Studies Branch, Center for Cancer Research, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Int J Cancer 108:600-5. 2004
    ..18-1.13) (p-value for trend = 0.12). Occupational physical activity was unrelated to renal cell cancer risk. These data suggest that recreational physical activity may play a role in the prevention of renal cell cancer in men...
  17. ncbi Energy balance and carcinogenesis: underlying pathways and targets for intervention
    Stephen D Hursting
    Division of Nutritional Sciences, University of Texas, Austin, TX 78712, USA
    Curr Cancer Drug Targets 7:484-91. 2007
    ..The ultimate goal of this work is to provide the missing mechanistic information necessary to identify targets for the prevention and control of cancers related to or caused by excess body weight...
  18. ncbi Prospective study of alcohol drinking and renal cell cancer risk in a cohort of finnish male smokers
    Somdat Mahabir
    Cancer Prevention Studies Branch, Center for Cancer Research, National Cancer Institute, 6116 Executive Boulevard, Suite 705, MSC 8314, Bethesda, MD 20892 7058, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 14:170-5. 2005
    ..Because most of the risk reductions were seen at the highest quartile of alcohol intake and alcohol is a risk factor for a number of cancers particularly among smokers, these data should be interpreted with caution...
  19. ncbi Randomized, placebo-controlled pilot trial of the effects of alpha-tocopherol supplementation on levels of autoantibodies against 5-hydroxymethyl-2-deoxyuridine in melanoma patients
    Somdat Mahabir
    Cancer Prevention Studies Branch, Center for Cancer Research, National Cancer Insitute, Bethesda, Maryland 20892 8314, USA
    Melanoma Res 14:49-56. 2004
    ..Further studies using much larger sample sizes are required to confirm this finding...

Research Grants1

  1. Effects of Alcohol on Urinary Estrogen and Androgen Levels in Women
    Somdat Mahabir; Fiscal Year: 2007
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