Jiang He

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Affiliation: Tulane University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for congestive heart failure in US men and women: NHANES I epidemiologic follow-up study
    J He
    Department of Epidemiology, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, 1430 Tulane Ave, SL18, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    Arch Intern Med 161:996-1002. 2001
  2. ncbi request reprint Legume consumption and risk of coronary heart disease in US men and women: NHANES I Epidemiologic Follow-up Study
    L A Bazzano
    Department of Epidemiology, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, 1430 Tulane Ave, SL18, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    Arch Intern Med 161:2573-8. 2001
  3. doi request reprint Reproducibility of Blood Pressure Responses to Dietary Sodium and Potassium Interventions: The GenSalt Study
    Dongfeng Gu
    Department of Epidemiology, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, 1440 Canal St, Suite 2000, New Orleans, LA 70112
    Hypertension 62:499-505. 2013
  4. pmc Risk factors for coronary artery calcium among patients with chronic kidney disease (from the Chronic Renal Insufficiency Cohort Study)
    Jiang He
    Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, and School of Medicine, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
    Am J Cardiol 110:1735-41. 2012
  5. pmc Detection and follow-up of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and risk factors in the Southern Cone of Latin America: the pulmonary risk in South America (PRISA) study
    Adolfo L Rubinstein
    Centro de Excelencia en Salud Cardiovascular para el Cono Sur, Instituto de Efectividad Clínica y Sanitaria, Emilio Ravignani 2024, Buenos Aires, C1414CPV, Argentina
    BMC Pulm Med 11:34. 2011
  6. pmc The future impact of population growth and aging on coronary heart disease in China: projections from the Coronary Heart Disease Policy Model-China
    Andrew Moran
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, USA
    BMC Public Health 8:394. 2008
  7. pmc Principal-component-based multivariate regression for genetic association studies of metabolic syndrome components
    Hao Mei
    Epidemiology Department, Tulane University, New Orleans, USA
    BMC Genet 11:100. 2010
  8. ncbi request reprint Effect of dietary fiber intake on blood pressure: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial
    Jiang He
    Department of Epidemiology, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
    J Hypertens 22:73-80. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint Cigarette smoking and erectile dysfunction among Chinese men without clinical vascular disease
    Jiang He
    Department of Epidemiology, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 166:803-9. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Major causes of death among men and women in China
    Jiang He
    Department of Epidemiology, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    N Engl J Med 353:1124-34. 2005

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  1. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for congestive heart failure in US men and women: NHANES I epidemiologic follow-up study
    J He
    Department of Epidemiology, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, 1430 Tulane Ave, SL18, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    Arch Intern Med 161:996-1002. 2001
    ..We studied risk factors for CHF and their corresponding attributable risk in the First National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey Epidemiologic Follow-up Study...
  2. ncbi request reprint Legume consumption and risk of coronary heart disease in US men and women: NHANES I Epidemiologic Follow-up Study
    L A Bazzano
    Department of Epidemiology, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, 1430 Tulane Ave, SL18, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    Arch Intern Med 161:2573-8. 2001
    ..Consumption of legumes, which are high in bean protein and water-soluble fiber, may be associated with a reduced risk of coronary heart disease (CHD)...
  3. doi request reprint Reproducibility of Blood Pressure Responses to Dietary Sodium and Potassium Interventions: The GenSalt Study
    Dongfeng Gu
    Department of Epidemiology, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, 1440 Canal St, Suite 2000, New Orleans, LA 70112
    Hypertension 62:499-505. 2013
    ..0001). These data indicate that blood pressure responses to dietary sodium and potassium interventions have long-term reproducibility and stable characteristics in the general population. ..
  4. pmc Risk factors for coronary artery calcium among patients with chronic kidney disease (from the Chronic Renal Insufficiency Cohort Study)
    Jiang He
    Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, and School of Medicine, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
    Am J Cardiol 110:1735-41. 2012
    ..Additional studies are warranted to examine the causal effect of these risk factors on CAC in patients with CKD...
  5. pmc Detection and follow-up of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and risk factors in the Southern Cone of Latin America: the pulmonary risk in South America (PRISA) study
    Adolfo L Rubinstein
    Centro de Excelencia en Salud Cardiovascular para el Cono Sur, Instituto de Efectividad Clínica y Sanitaria, Emilio Ravignani 2024, Buenos Aires, C1414CPV, Argentina
    BMC Pulm Med 11:34. 2011
    ....
  6. pmc The future impact of population growth and aging on coronary heart disease in China: projections from the Coronary Heart Disease Policy Model-China
    Andrew Moran
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, USA
    BMC Public Health 8:394. 2008
    ..China will experience an overall growth and aging of its adult population in coming decades. We used a computer model to forecast the future impact of these demographic changes on coronary heart disease (CHD) in China...
  7. pmc Principal-component-based multivariate regression for genetic association studies of metabolic syndrome components
    Hao Mei
    Epidemiology Department, Tulane University, New Orleans, USA
    BMC Genet 11:100. 2010
    ..Gene pleiotropy may therefore cause a loss of power in association studies focused only on a single trait, whether based on single or multiple markers...
  8. ncbi request reprint Effect of dietary fiber intake on blood pressure: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial
    Jiang He
    Department of Epidemiology, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
    J Hypertens 22:73-80. 2004
    ..To examine the effect of dietary fiber intake on blood pressure (BP)...
  9. ncbi request reprint Cigarette smoking and erectile dysfunction among Chinese men without clinical vascular disease
    Jiang He
    Department of Epidemiology, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 166:803-9. 2007
    ..8 million cases) among Chinese men are attributable to cigarette smoking. This 2000-2001 study of Chinese men documented an independent and dose-response relation between cigarette smoking and risk of erectile dysfunction...
  10. ncbi request reprint Major causes of death among men and women in China
    Jiang He
    Department of Epidemiology, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    N Engl J Med 353:1124-34. 2005
    ..We studied the major causes of death and modifiable risk factors in a nationally representative cohort of 169,871 men and women 40 years of age and older in China...
  11. ncbi request reprint Insulin resistance and risk of chronic kidney disease in nondiabetic US adults
    Jing Chen
    Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 14:469-77. 2003
    ..Further studies into the causality between insulin resistance and CKD are warranted...
  12. ncbi request reprint Salt intake, hypertension and risk of cardiovascular disease: an important public health challenge
    Jiang He
    Tulane University, School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine and School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    Int J Epidemiol 31:327-31; discussion 331-2. 2002
  13. pmc Gender difference in blood pressure responses to dietary sodium intervention in the GenSalt study
    Jiang He
    Department of Epidemiology, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, New Orleans, Louisiana 70112, USA
    J Hypertens 27:48-54. 2009
    ..To examine factors related to blood pressure (BP) responses to dietary sodium and potassium interventions...
  14. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with hypertension control in the general population of the United States
    Jiang He
    Department of Epidemiology, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, 1430 Tulane Ave SL18, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    Arch Intern Med 162:1051-8. 2002
    ..Uncontrolled hypertension is the most common and important risk factor for cardiovascular and renal disease. We studied factors associated with hypertension control in the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey...
  15. ncbi request reprint Dietary sodium intake and incidence of congestive heart failure in overweight US men and women: first National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey Epidemiologic Follow-up Study
    Jiang He
    Department of Epidemiology, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, 1430 Tulane Ave, Mail Box SL18, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    Arch Intern Med 162:1619-24. 2002
    ..We studied the relationship between dietary sodium intake and incidence of congestive heart failure (CHF) in the first National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey Epidemiologic Follow-up Study participants...
  16. doi request reprint Premature deaths attributable to blood pressure in China: a prospective cohort study
    Jiang He
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    Lancet 374:1765-72. 2009
    ..Hypertension is a major global-health challenge because of its high prevalence and concomitant risks of cardiovascular disease. We estimated premature deaths attributable to increased blood pressure in China...
  17. ncbi request reprint Effect of soybean protein on blood pressure: a randomized, controlled trial
    Jiang He
    Department of Epidemiology, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, 1430 Tulane Avenue, SL 18, New Orleans, LA 70112 2699, USA
    Ann Intern Med 143:1-9. 2005
    ..Epidemiologic studies suggest that vegetable protein intake is inversely related to blood pressure...
  18. pmc Association of inflammation and endothelial dysfunction with metabolic syndrome, prediabetes and diabetes in adults from Inner Mongolia, China
    Angela M Thompson
    Department of Epidemiology, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
    BMC Endocr Disord 11:16. 2011
    ..abstract:..
  19. doi request reprint Genetic variants in the renin-angiotensin-aldosterone system and blood pressure responses to potassium intake
    Jiang He
    Department of Epidemiology, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, New Orleans, Louisiana 70112, USA
    J Hypertens 29:1719-30. 2011
    ..We examined the association between genetic variants in the renin-angiotensin-aldosterone system and BP responses to potassium intervention...
  20. pmc Effect of dietary protein supplementation on blood pressure: a randomized, controlled trial
    Jiang He
    Department of Epidemiology, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    Circulation 124:589-95. 2011
    ..Observational studies have reported an inverse association between dietary protein intake and blood pressure (BP). We compared the effect of soy protein, milk protein, and carbohydrate supplementation on BP among healthy adults...
  21. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of the metabolic syndrome and overweight among adults in China
    Dongfeng Gu
    Cardiovascular Institute and Fuwai Hospital, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences and Peking Union Medical College, Beijing, China
    Lancet 365:1398-405. 2005
    ..Little information exists on the prevalence of the metabolic syndrome in China. We aimed to provide up-to-date estimates of the prevalence of the metabolic syndrome and overweight in the general adult population in China...
  22. pmc Cigarette smoking and exposure to environmental tobacco smoke in China: the international collaborative study of cardiovascular disease in Asia
    Dongfeng Gu
    Department of Epidemiology, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, 1430 Tulane Avenue SL18, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    Am J Public Health 94:1972-6. 2004
    ..We estimated the prevalence of cigarette smoking and the extent of environmental tobacco smoke exposure (ETS) in the general population in China...
  23. ncbi request reprint International collaborative study of cardiovascular disease in Asia: design, rationale, and preliminary results
    Jiang He
    Department of Epidemiology, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, 1430 Tulane Avenue SL 18, New Orleans, LA 70112 2073, USA
    Ethn Dis 14:260-8. 2004
    ....
  24. ncbi request reprint Serum total and lipoprotein cholesterol levels and awareness, treatment, and control of hypercholesterolemia in China
    Jiang He
    Department of Epidemiology, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, 1430 Tulane Ave SL18, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    Circulation 110:405-11. 2004
    ..Cardiovascular disease has become the leading cause of death in China. We examined the levels of serum total and lipoprotein cholesterol and status of awareness, treatment, and control of hypercholesterolemia in China...
  25. ncbi request reprint Association between the metabolic syndrome and chronic kidney disease in Chinese adults
    Jing Chen
    Department of Medicine, Tulane University School of Medicine, 1430 Tulane Avenue, SL 45, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA, and the Cardiovascular Institute and Fuwai Hospital, Beijing, China
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 22:1100-6. 2007
    ..The metabolic syndrome is a common risk factor for cardiovascular and chronic kidney disease (CKD) in Western populations. We examined the relationship between the metabolic syndrome and risk of CKD in Chinese adults...
  26. ncbi request reprint Serum antioxidant vitamins and blood pressure in the United States population
    Jing Chen
    Department of Medicine, Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA, USA
    Hypertension 40:810-6. 2002
    ..These findings indicate that antioxidant vitamins may be important in the underlying cause and prevention of hypertension. Further studies in this important area are warranted...
  27. doi request reprint Risk factors for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease mortality in Chinese adults
    Kathleen H Reilly
    Department of Epidemiology, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 167:998-1004. 2008
    ..This study indicated that cigarette smoking, low educational level, physical inactivity, and underweight are important modifiable risk factors for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease-related mortality in China...
  28. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and risk factors of overweight and obesity in China
    Kristi Reynolds
    Department of Epidemiology, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, 1430 Tulane Avenue SL 18, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 15:10-8. 2007
    ..To examine the prevalence and risk factors of overweight and obesity in China...
  29. pmc Genetic variants in the apelin system and blood pressure responses to dietary sodium interventions: a family-based association study
    Qi Zhao
    Department of Epidemiology, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, New Orleans, Louisiana 70112, USA
    J Hypertens 28:756-63. 2010
    ..We examined the association between genetic variants in the apelin system and blood pressure (BP) responses to low-sodium and high-sodium interventions in the GenSalt Study...
  30. pmc Cigarette smoking and risk of stroke in the chinese adult population
    Tanika N Kelly
    Department of Epidemiology, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, 1430 Tulane Avenue SL18, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    Stroke 39:1688-93. 2008
    ..We studied the relationship between cigarette smoking and stroke incidence and mortality in the Chinese adult population...
  31. doi request reprint Association between genetic variants of the ADD1 and GNB3 genes and blood pressure response to the cold pressor test in a Chinese Han population: the GenSalt Study
    Laiyuan Wang
    Department of Evidence Based Medicine and Division of Population Genetics, State Key Laboratory of Cardiovascular Disease, Cardiovascular Institute and Fuwai Hospital, National Center for Cardiovascular Diseases, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences and Peking Union Medical College, Beijing, China
    Hypertens Res 35:805-10. 2012
    ..These data suggest that genetic variants of the ADD1 and GNB3 genes may have important roles in BP response to the CPT. Future studies aimed at replicating these novel findings are warranted...
  32. pmc Analysis of sex hormone genes reveals gender differences in the genetic etiology of blood pressure salt sensitivity: the GenSalt study
    Tanika N Kelly
    Department of Epidemiology, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, New Orleans, LA, USA
    Am J Hypertens 26:191-200. 2013
    ..We examined the association between 799 single-nucleotide polymorphisms in 39 sex hormone genes and blood pressure (BP) responses to a dietary-sodium intervention...
  33. ncbi request reprint A population-based, prospective study of blood pressure and risk for end-stage renal disease in China
    Kristi Reynolds
    Department of Epidemiology, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, 1440 Canal Street, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 18:1928-35. 2007
    ..These results document the importance of high BP as a modifiable risk factor for ESRD in China. Strategies to prevent ESRD should incorporate the prevention, treatment, and control of BP...
  34. doi request reprint Prevalence and risk factors for type 2 diabetes mellitus in the Chinese adult population: the InterASIA Study
    Dongsheng Hu
    Department of Epidemiology, College of Public Health, Zhengzhou University, Zhengzhou, Henan, China
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 84:288-95. 2009
    ..To estimate the prevalence of impaired fasting glucose and type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) and identify the potential risk factors of T2DM in Chinese adults...
  35. doi request reprint Blood pressure and risk of cardiovascular disease in Chinese men and women
    Dongfeng Gu
    Department of Evidence Based Medicine, Cardiovascular Institute and Fu Wai Hospital, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences and Peking Union Medical College, and Chinese National Center for Cardiovascular Diseases, Beijing, China
    Am J Hypertens 21:265-72. 2008
    ..We examined the relationship between systolic and diastolic blood pressure (BP) and the incidence of cardiovascular disease (CVD) in a nationally representative cohort of 169,871 men and women > or = 40 years of age in China...
  36. ncbi request reprint Prevalence, awareness, treatment, and control of hypertension in china
    Dongfeng Gu
    Cardiovascular Institute and Fuwai Hospital of Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences and Peking Union Medical College, Beijing, China
    Hypertension 40:920-7. 2002
    ..These results underscore the urgent need to develop national strategies to improve prevention, detection, and treatment of hypertension in China...
  37. ncbi request reprint Geographic variations in the prevalence, awareness, treatment and control of hypertension in China
    Kristi Reynolds
    Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, New Orleans, Louisiana 70112, USA
    J Hypertens 21:1273-81. 2003
    ..To compare the prevalence, awareness, treatment and control of hypertension in north and south, and urban and rural residents of China...
  38. pmc Metabolic syndrome and salt sensitivity of blood pressure in non-diabetic people in China: a dietary intervention study
    Jing Chen
    Department of Medicine and Tulane Hypertension and Renal Center of Excellence, School of Medicine, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA, USA
    Lancet 373:829-35. 2009
    ..We aimed to examine the association between metabolic syndrome and salt sensitivity of blood pressure...
  39. pmc Alcohol consumption and risk of coronary heart disease among Chinese men
    Lydia A Bazzano
    Department of Epidemiology, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, New Orleans, Louisiana 70112 2715, USA
    Int J Cardiol 135:78-85. 2009
    ..Observational studies suggest that moderate alcohol consumption may lower risk of myocardial infarction (MI) and coronary heart disease (CHD); yet, evidence for this comes almost entirely from Western populations...
  40. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of decreased kidney function in Chinese adults aged 35 to 74 years
    Jing Chen
    Department of Medicine, Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    Kidney Int 68:2837-45. 2005
    ..Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is a major public health burden in Western countries but little is known about its impact in developing countries. We estimated the prevalence and absolute burden of CKD in the general adult population in China...
  41. doi request reprint Biomarkers of inflammation and endothelial dysfunction and risk of hypertension among Inner Mongolians in China
    Yonghong Zhang
    Department of Epidemiology, Soochow University School of Radiation Medicine and Public Health, Suzhou, China
    J Hypertens 28:35-40. 2010
    ....
  42. doi request reprint Body mass index and risk of stroke among Chinese men and women
    Lydia A Bazzano
    Department of Epidemiology, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, New Orleans, LA 70112 2715, USA
    Ann Neurol 67:11-20. 2010
    ..The relationship between body mass index (BMI) and stroke incidence and mortality remains controversial, particularly in Asian populations...
  43. pmc Hypertension subtype and risk of cardiovascular disease in Chinese adults
    Tanika N Kelly
    Department of Epidemiology, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    Circulation 118:1558-66. 2008
    ..We examined the relationship between hypertension subtype and cardiovascular disease incidence and mortality in Chinese adults...
  44. ncbi request reprint Incidence and predictors of hypertension over 8 years among Chinese men and women
    Dongfeng Gu
    The Cardiovascular Institute and Fu Wai Hospital, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences and Peking Union Medical College, Beijing, PR China
    J Hypertens 25:517-23. 2007
    ..To determine the 8-year incidence of hypertension and its risk factors among Chinese adults...
  45. pmc Association between blood pressure responses to the cold pressor test and dietary sodium intervention in a Chinese population
    Jing Chen
    Department of Medicine, Tulane University School of Medicine, 1443 Tulane Ave SL45, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    Arch Intern Med 168:1740-6. 2008
    ..We examined the association between BP responses to the CPT and to dietary sodium and potassium interventions...
  46. doi request reprint Combined effects of smoking and systolic blood pressure on risk of coronary heart disease: a cohort study in Chinese women
    Dongling Sun
    Department of Evidence Based Medicine, Cardiovascular Institute and Fuwai Hospital, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences and Peking Union Medical College, Beijing, China
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 19:713-8. 2010
    ..To quantify the combined effects of systolic blood pressure (SBP) and cigarette smoking on incident coronary heart disease (CHD) in women...
  47. doi request reprint Mortality attributable to smoking in China
    Dongfeng Gu
    Department of Evidence Based Medicine, Cardiovascular Institute and Fu Wai Hospital, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences and Peking Union Medical College, Beijing, China
    N Engl J Med 360:150-9. 2009
    ..Smoking is a risk factor for many diseases and has been increasingly prevalent in economically developing regions of the world. We aimed to estimate the number of deaths attributable to smoking in China...
  48. doi request reprint Polymorphisms in the GNB3 and ADD1 genes and blood pressure in a Chinese population
    Shufeng Chen
    Division of Population Genetics, Department of Evidence Based Medicine, Cardiovascular Institute, Fu Wai Hospital, Peking Union Medical College, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences, 167 Beilishi Road, Beijing, 100037, China
    Hum Genet 128:137-43. 2010
    ..In summary, these data support a role for the GNB3 gene in BP regulation in the Chinese population. Future studies aimed at replicating these novel findings are warranted...
  49. ncbi request reprint Body weight and mortality among men and women in China
    Dongfeng Gu
    Cardiovascular Institute and Fu Wai Hospital of the Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences and Peking Union Medical College, and Chinese National Center for Cardiovascular Disease Control and Research, Beijing, China
    JAMA 295:776-83. 2006
    ..The effect of underweight and obesity on mortality has not been well characterized in Asian populations...
  50. ncbi request reprint Alcohol consumption and risk for stroke among Chinese men
    Lydia A Bazzano
    Department of Epidemiology, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, New Orleans, LA 70112 2715, USA
    Ann Neurol 62:569-78. 2007
    ..Stroke is a leading cause of death and long-term disability in China. The objective of this study was to examine the relation between alcohol consumption and risk for stroke among Chinese men...
  51. pmc Correlation between blood pressure responses to dietary sodium and potassium intervention in a Chinese population
    Qi Zhao
    Department of Epidemiology, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
    Am J Hypertens 22:1281-6. 2009
    ..We examined the correlation between BP responses to dietary low-sodium, high-sodium, and potassium supplementation interventions in a feeding study...
  52. doi request reprint Polymorphisms of ACE2 are associated with blood pressure response to cold pressor test: the GenSalt study
    Jianfeng Huang
    Department of Evidence Based Medicine and Division of Population Genetics, State Key Laboratory of Cardiovascular Disease, Fuwai Hospital, National Center for Cardiovascular Diseases, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences and Peking Union Medical College, Beijing, China
    Am J Hypertens 25:937-42. 2012
    ..Genetic factors may influence the variation of BP response to CPT among individuals. We explored the association of genetic variants in the apelin system genes (APLN, APLNR and ACE2) and BP response to CPT in a Chinese population...
  53. pmc Common variants in epithelial sodium channel genes contribute to salt sensitivity of blood pressure: The GenSalt study
    Qi Zhao
    Department of Epidemiology, Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA, USA
    Circ Cardiovasc Genet 4:375-80. 2011
    ..We aimed to examine the association between common variants in the ENaC genes and salt sensitivity of blood pressure (BP)...
  54. ncbi request reprint Body mass index and risk of ESRD in China
    Kristi Reynolds
    Department of Epidemiology, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, New Orleans, LA, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 50:754-64. 2007
    ..The relationship between body mass index (BMI) and risk of end-stage renal disease (ESRD) in Asians has not been well established...
  55. ncbi request reprint Are waist circumference and body mass index independently associated with cardiovascular disease risk in Chinese adults?
    Rachel P Wildman
    Department of Epidemiology, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 82:1195-202. 2005
    ..In Western populations, waist circumference (WC) is more predictive of cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk than is body mass index (BMI). It is unclear whether the same is true in Asian populations...
  56. doi request reprint Prehypertension and risk of cardiovascular disease in Chinese adults
    Dongfeng Gu
    Department of Evidence Based Medicine, Cardiovascular Institute, Fu Wai Hospital of the Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences, Peking Union Medical College, Beijing, China
    J Hypertens 27:721-9. 2009
    ..To examine the excess risks associated with prehypertension and absolute benefit of treatment...
  57. ncbi request reprint The metabolic syndrome and chronic kidney disease in U.S. adults
    Jing Chen
    Tulane University Schools of Medicine and Public Health and Tropical Medicine, New Orleans, Louisiana 70112, USA
    Ann Intern Med 140:167-74. 2004
    ..The metabolic syndrome is a common risk factor for cardiovascular disease...
  58. ncbi request reprint Association between inflammation and insulin resistance in U.S. nondiabetic adults: results from the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey
    Jing Chen
    Department of Medicine, Tulane University School of Medicine, 1430 Tulane Ave, SL45, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    Diabetes Care 27:2960-5. 2004
    ..These findings indicate that elevated levels of inflammatory markers are positively and independently associated with insulin resistance. Further studies should examine the potential causal effect of inflammation on insulin resistance...
  59. doi request reprint Increasing prevalence and low awareness, treatment and control of diabetes mellitus among Chinese adults: the InterASIA study
    Dongsheng Hu
    Department of Epidemiology, College of Public Health, Zhengzhou University, Zhengzhou, Henan, China
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 81:250-7. 2008
    ..To estimate the prevalence rates of impaired fasting glucose (IFG) and diabetes mellitus (DM) and to evaluate the awareness, treatment, and control of DM in the Chinese adult population...
  60. pmc Heritability of blood pressure responses to cold pressor test in a Chinese population
    Hao Mei
    Department of Epidemiology, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
    Am J Hypertens 22:1096-100. 2009
    ..Genetic determinants of blood pressure (BP) responses to the cold pressor test (CPT), a phenotype associated with risk of hypertension and cardiovascular disease has not been well studied...
  61. ncbi request reprint Traditional and nontraditional risk factors predict coronary heart disease in chronic kidney disease: results from the atherosclerosis risk in communities study
    Paul Muntner
    Department of Epidemiology, Tulane University SPHTM, 1430 Tulane Avenue, SL 18, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 16:529-38. 2005
    ..CHD risk factors in the general population remain predictive among patients with CKD. Given the high risk for CHD among patients with CKD, control of these risk factors may have a substantial impact on their excess burden of CHD...
  62. pmc Effects of low-carbohydrate diets versus low-fat diets on metabolic risk factors: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled clinical trials
    Tian Hu
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana 70112, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 176:S44-54. 2012
    ..Low-carbohydrate diets could be recommended to obese persons with abnormal metabolic risk factors for the purpose of weight loss. Studies demonstrating long-term effects of low-carbohydrate diets on cardiovascular events were warranted...
  63. pmc Genome-wide linkage and positional association study of blood pressure response to dietary sodium intervention: the GenSalt Study
    Hao Mei
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, Tulane University, 1440 Canal Street, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 176:S81-90. 2012
    ..00 × 10(-5) and P = 7.23 × 10(-5) for diastolic blood pressure and MAP responses, respectively. The authors concluded that genetic region 2p24.3-2p24.1 might harbor functional variants for the salt sensitivity of BP...
  64. doi request reprint Association of obesity and biomarkers of inflammation and endothelial dysfunction in adults in Inner Mongolia, China
    Angela M Thompson
    Department of Epidemiology, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, New Orleans, LA, USA
    Int J Cardiol 150:247-52. 2011
    ..We examined the association between body mass index (BMI) and waist circumference (WC) with plasma concentrations of biomarkers of inflammation and endothelial dysfunction...
  65. ncbi request reprint Central rather than overall obesity is related to diabetes in the Chinese population: the InterASIA study
    Dongsheng Hu
    Department of Epidemiology, College of Public Health, Zhengzhou University, Zhengzhou, Henan, China
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 15:2809-16. 2007
    ..The objective was to compare central and overall obesity measurements for identifying diabetes mellitus (DM) and impaired fasting glucose (IFG) level in the Chinese population...
  66. doi request reprint Blood pressure and mortality among Chinese patients with cardiovascular disease
    Jing Chen
    Department of Medicine, Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    J Hypertens 26:859-65. 2008
    ..To examine the association between blood pressure (BP) and mortality among patients with a history of cardiovascular disease (CVD) in China...
  67. ncbi request reprint Dietary intake of folate and risk of stroke in US men and women: NHANES I Epidemiologic Follow-up Study. National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey
    Lydia A Bazzano
    Department of Epidemiology, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    Stroke 33:1183-8. 2002
    ..This study examines the association between dietary intake of folate and the subsequent risk of stroke and CVD...
  68. pmc Association of genetic variants in the apelin-APJ system and ACE2 with blood pressure responses to potassium supplementation: the GenSalt study
    Qi Zhao
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
    Am J Hypertens 23:606-13. 2010
    ..We examined the association of genetic variants in the apelin-APJ system and angiotensin-converting enzyme 2 (ACE2) with BP responses to potassium supplementation...
  69. ncbi request reprint Therapeutic lifestyle changes and drug treatment for high blood cholesterol in China and application of the Adult Treatment Panel III guidelines
    Paul Muntner
    Department of Epidemiology, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
    Am J Cardiol 96:1260-5. 2005
    ..3 million (4.1% of adults). In conclusion, most adults in China with an elevated LDL cholesterol remain untreated...
  70. pmc Mortality from suicide and other external cause injuries in China: a prospective cohort study
    Casey M Rebholz
    Department of Epidemiology, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, 1440 Canal Street, Suite 2000, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    BMC Public Health 11:56. 2011
    ..However, the pattern and risk factors for suicide and other external cause injuries are not well understood. This study investigates mortality from suicide and other injuries and associated risk factors in China...
  71. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of cardiovascular disease risk factor clustering among the adult population of China: results from the International Collaborative Study of Cardiovascular Disease in Asia (InterAsia)
    Dongfeng Gu
    Cardiovascular Institute, Fu Wai Hospital, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences and Peking Union Medial College, Beijing, China
    Circulation 112:658-65. 2005
    ..The prevalence of cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk factors has been increasing in China...
  72. pmc Agreement of blood pressure measurements between random-zero and standard mercury sphygmomanometers
    Wenjie Yang
    Department of Epidemiology, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, New Orleans, Louisiana 70112, USA
    Am J Med Sci 336:373-8. 2008
    ....
  73. doi request reprint Blood pressure and clinical outcome among patients with acute stroke in Inner Mongolia, China
    Yonghong Zhang
    Department of Epidemiology, Soochow University School of Radiation Medicine and Public Health, Suzhou, China
    J Hypertens 26:1446-52. 2008
    ..We studied the association between admission blood pressure and in-hospital death or disability among acute stroke patients in Inner Mongolia, China...
  74. ncbi request reprint The prevalence of nontraditional risk factors for coronary heart disease in patients with chronic kidney disease
    Paul Muntner
    Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
    Ann Intern Med 140:9-17. 2004
    ..Risk for coronary heart disease is high among patients with chronic kidney disease...
  75. ncbi request reprint Relation of inflammation to peripheral arterial disease in the national health and nutrition examination survey, 1999-2002
    Rachel P Wildman
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA, USA
    Am J Cardiol 96:1579-83. 2005
    ..26 (95% CI 1.69 to 6.28) for current smokers versus 0.83 (95% CI 0.51 to 1.35) for never smokers (p interaction=0.006). In conclusion, in the general United States adult population, inflammation is independently associated with PAD...
  76. ncbi request reprint Trends in the prevalence, awareness, treatment, and control of cardiovascular disease risk factors among noninstitutionalized patients with a history of myocardial infarction and stroke
    Paul Muntner
    Department of Epidemiology, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 163:913-20. 2006
    ..20). The number of US myocardial infarction and stroke survivors increased between 1988-1994 and 1999-2002, and substantial improvements occurred in the awareness, treatment, and control of high LDL cholesterol in this population...
  77. doi request reprint Prevalence of diabetes among men and women in China
    Wenying Yang
    China Japan Friendship Hospital, Beijing, China
    N Engl J Med 362:1090-101. 2010
    ..Because of the rapid change in lifestyle in China, there is concern that diabetes may become epidemic. We conducted a national study from June 2007 through May 2008 to estimate the prevalence of diabetes among Chinese adults...
  78. ncbi request reprint Secular trends in cardiovascular disease mortality, incidence, and case fatality rates in adults in the United States
    Ahmet Ergin
    Department of Epidemiology, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    Am J Med 117:219-27. 2004
    ..To assess the effects of changes in cardiovascular disease incidence and case fatality rates on secular trends in mortality in the U.S. population between 1971-1982 and 1982-1992...
  79. ncbi request reprint Relationship between cigarette smoking and novel risk factors for cardiovascular disease in the United States
    Lydia A Bazzano
    Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, New Orleans, Louisiana 70112, USA
    Ann Intern Med 138:891-7. 2003
    ..Few studies have examined the relationship between cigarette smoking and novel risk factors for cardiovascular disease in a general population or have included a biochemical marker of current smoking...
  80. ncbi request reprint Renalase gene is a novel susceptibility gene for essential hypertension: a two-stage association study in northern Han Chinese population
    Qi Zhao
    Department of Evidence Based Medicine and Division of Population Genetics, Cardiovascular Institute and Fuwai Hospital, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences and Peking Union Medical College, Beijing, China
    J Mol Med (Berl) 85:877-85. 2007
    ..These findings may provide novel genetic susceptibility markers for EH and lead to a better understanding of EH pathophysiology. In addition, further replications in other populations and functional studies would be warranted...
  81. ncbi request reprint A comparison of two proposed definitions for metabolic syndrome in the Chinese adult population
    Wenjie Yang
    Department of Epidemiology, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, New Orleans, Louisiana 70112, USA
    Am J Med Sci 334:184-9. 2007
    ....
  82. ncbi request reprint Primary prevention of hypertension: clinical and public health advisory from The National High Blood Pressure Education Program
    Paul K Whelton
    Department of Epidemiology and Medicine, Tulane University Health Sciences Center, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA, USA
    JAMA 288:1882-8. 2002
    ....
  83. ncbi request reprint Relationship of serum antioxidant vitamins to serum creatinine in the US population
    Jing Chen
    Department of Medicine, Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 39:460-8. 2002
    ..Our study provides useful information to support the hypothesis that antioxidant vitamins may have an important role in the pathogenesis of chronic renal failure...
  84. ncbi request reprint Effect of nocturnal nasal continuous positive airway pressure on blood pressure in obstructive sleep apnea
    Lydia A Bazzano
    Department of Epidemiology, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, New Orleans, LA, USA
    Hypertension 50:417-23. 2007
    ..38 to -0.05). Net reductions in blood pressure were not statistically different between daytime and nighttime. These results indicate that CPAP decreases blood pressure among those with OSA and may help prevent hypertension...
  85. ncbi request reprint Effect of aerobic exercise on blood pressure: a meta-analysis of randomized, controlled trials
    Seamus P Whelton
    Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana 70112, USA
    Ann Intern Med 136:493-503. 2002
    ..This meta-analysis of randomized, controlled trials was conducted to determine the effect of aerobic exercise on blood pressure...
  86. ncbi request reprint Association of alpha1A adrenergic receptor gene variants on chromosome 8p21 with human stage 2 hypertension
    Dongfeng Gu
    Division of Population Genetics and Prevention, Cardiovascular Institute and Fu Wai Hospital, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences and Peking Union Medical College, Beijing, China
    J Hypertens 24:1049-56. 2006
    ..2, with essential hypertension in a northern Han Chinese population...
  87. ncbi request reprint [Prevalence of isolated systolic hypertension in Chinese adult population]
    Jian feng Huang
    Department of Population Genetics and Prevention, Fuwai Hospital, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences and Peking Union Medical College, Beijing 100037, China
    Zhonghua Yu Fang Yi Xue Za Zhi 39:7-10. 2005
    ..To evaluate prevalence of isolated systolic hypertension and other subtypes of hypertension, as well as their distribution in Chinese adults...
  88. ncbi request reprint Dietary potassium intake and risk of stroke in US men and women: National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey I epidemiologic follow-up study
    L A Bazzano
    Department of Epidemiology, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    Stroke 32:1473-80. 2001
    ..However, the possibility that the association is due to residual confounding cannot be entirely ruled out in this observational study...
  89. ncbi request reprint Effect of blood pressure on early decline in kidney function among hypertensive men
    Suma Vupputuri
    Department of Epidemiology, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, New Orleans, LA, USA
    Hypertension 42:1144-9. 2003
    ..These results indicate that better blood pressure control might prevent the onset of chronic kidney disease among hypertensives...
  90. pmc Mortality prediction with a single general self-rated health question. A meta-analysis
    Karen B DeSalvo
    Section of General Internal Medicine, Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 21:267-75. 2006
    ..We conducted a systematic review of the association between a single item assessing general self-rated health (GSRH) and mortality...
  91. ncbi request reprint Appropriate body mass index and waist circumference cutoffs for categorization of overweight and central adiposity among Chinese adults
    Rachel P Wildman
    Department of Epidemiology, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, New Orleans, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 80:1129-36. 2004
    ..Recent data suggest that current overweight and central adiposity guidelines based on Western populations are not appropriate for Asian populations. The published data among Chinese are insufficient to address this issue...
  92. ncbi request reprint Blood lead and chronic kidney disease in the general United States population: results from NHANES III
    Paul Muntner
    Department of Epidemiology, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, New Orleans, Louisiana 70112, USA
    Kidney Int 63:1044-50. 2003
    ..High lead exposure is associated with hypertension and renal dysfunction but the effect of low-level environmental exposure is not as well studied...
  93. ncbi request reprint Alcohol consumption and risk of stroke: a meta-analysis
    Kristi Reynolds
    Department of Epidemiology, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, Tulane University Health Sciences Center, 1430 Tulane Ave SL18, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    JAMA 289:579-88. 2003
    ..Observational studies suggest that heavy alcohol consumption may increase the risk of stroke while moderate consumption may decrease the risk...
  94. ncbi request reprint Systematic review: glucose control and cardiovascular disease in type 2 diabetes
    Tanika N Kelly
    Department of Epidemiology, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, 1440 Canal Street, Suite 2000, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    Ann Intern Med 151:394-403. 2009
    ..Results from clinical trials examining the effect of intensive glucose control on cardiovascular disease have been conflicting...
  95. ncbi request reprint Trends in blood pressure among children and adolescents
    Paul Muntner
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    JAMA 291:2107-13. 2004
    ..The prevalence of overweight among children and adolescents increased between 1988 and 2000. The change in blood pressure among children and adolescents over that time and the role of overweight is unknown...
  96. doi request reprint Antihypertensive treatment and secondary prevention of cardiovascular disease events among persons without hypertension: a meta-analysis
    Angela M Thompson
    Department of Epidemiology, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, 1440 Canal St, New Orleans, LA 70112 2715, USA
    JAMA 305:913-22. 2011
    ..Cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk increases beginning at systolic blood pressure levels of 115 mm Hg. Use of antihypertensive medications among patients with a history of CVD or diabetes and without hypertension has been debated...
  97. ncbi request reprint Effects of lifestyle modification on treatment and prevention of hypertension
    J He
    Department of Epidemiology, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, New Orleans, Louisiana 70112 2699, USA
    Curr Opin Nephrol Hypertens 9:267-71. 2000
    ..Lifestyle modification should be recommended for the prevention and treatment of hypertension in the general population...
  98. ncbi request reprint Kidney damage in 'benign' essential hypertension
    P K Whelton
    Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, New Orleans, LA, USA
    Curr Opin Nephrol Hypertens 6:177-83. 1997
    ..In the interim, two new guidelines for management of hypertension in patients with existing renal disease provide helpful guidance for the clinician...
  99. ncbi request reprint Dietary sodium intake and subsequent risk of cardiovascular disease in overweight adults
    J He
    Department of Epidemiology, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    JAMA 282:2027-34. 1999
    ..Dietary sodium is positively associated with blood pressure, and ecological and animal studies both have suggested that high dietary sodium intake increases stroke mortality...
  100. ncbi request reprint Passive smoking and the risk of coronary heart disease--a meta-analysis of epidemiologic studies
    J He
    Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, Prevention Research Center, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    N Engl J Med 340:920-6. 1999
    ..The effect of passive smoking on the risk of coronary heart disease is controversial. We conducted a meta-analysis of the risk of coronary heart disease associated with passive smoking among nonsmokers...
  101. ncbi request reprint What is the role of dietary sodium and potassium in hypertension and target organ injury?
    J He
    Department of Epidemiology, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
    Am J Med Sci 317:152-9. 1999
    ..Moreover, this group has been underrepresented in most previous epidemiological studies...

Research Grants27

  1. Clinical Center for Prospective Cohort Study of CRI
    Jiang He; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Non-Invasive Assessments of Cardiovascular Disease PHS 398 (Rev. 5/95) (Form Page 3) Page 3 CC Number pages consecutively at the bottom throughout the application. Do not use suffixes such as 3a, 3b. ..
  2. Sodium and Cardiovascular Disease in Patients with Chronic Kidney Disease
    Jiang He; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  3. Sodium Sensitivity and Risk of Hypertension
    Jiang He; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  4. Sodium and Cardiovascular Disease in Patients with Chronic Kidney Disease
    Jiang He; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  5. Family-Based Genome-wide Association Study for Salt-Sensitivity of Blood Pressure
    Jiang He; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..In addition, identifying genes related to salt-sensitivity of blood pressure should enable the discovery of new pharmaceutical treatment for hypertension. ..
  6. Clinical Center for Prospective Cohort Study of CRI
    Jiang He; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  7. Clinical Trial of Dietary Protein on Blood Pressure
    Jiang He; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Results from the proposed study may provide the scientific evidence for protein supplementation recommendations for the prevention and treatment of hypertension in the general population. ..
  8. Sodium Sensitivity and Risk of Hypertension
    Jiang He; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....
  9. Genetic Epidemiology of Blood Pressure Intervention
    Jiang He; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..In addition, identifying genes related to salt-sensitivity and potassium-sensitivity of BP should enable the discovery of new pharmaceutical treatment for hypertension. ..
  10. Genetic Epidemiology of Blood Pressure Intervention
    Jiang He; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..This information is also useful for designing tailored lifestyle interventions for the treatment of hypertension among individual patients. ..
  11. Sodium Sensitivity and Risk of Hypertension
    Jiang He; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....