Ann I Scher

Summary

Affiliation: Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Major life changes before and after the onset of chronic daily headache: a population-based study
    A I Scher
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Biometrics, Uniformed Services University, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Cephalalgia 28:868-76. 2008
  2. ncbi request reprint Chronic pain disorders and headache chronification
    Thomas McFate
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Biometrics, Uniformed Services University, 4301 Jones Bridge Road, Bethesda, MD 20814, USA
    Curr Pain Headache Rep 13:308-13. 2009
  3. ncbi request reprint Hippocampal shape analysis in Alzheimer's disease: a population-based study
    A I Scher
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Biometrics, Uniformed Services University, Bethesda, MD 20814, USA
    Neuroimage 36:8-18. 2007
  4. doi request reprint Patterns of medication use by chronic and episodic headache sufferers in the general population: results from the frequent headache epidemiology study
    A I Scher
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Biometrics, Uniformed Services University, Bethesda, MD 20814, USA
    Cephalalgia 30:321-8. 2010
  5. ncbi request reprint Migraine and MTHFR C677T genotype in a population-based sample
    Ann I Scher
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Biometrics, Uniformed Services University, Bethesda, MD 20814 4799, USA
    Ann Neurol 59:372-5. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Comorbidity of migraine
    Ann I Scher
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Biometrics, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, Maryland 20814, USA
    Curr Opin Neurol 18:305-10. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Cardiovascular risk factors and migraine: the GEM population-based study
    A I Scher
    Laboratory of Epidemiology, Demography, and Biometry, National Institute on Aging, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Neurology 64:614-20. 2005
  8. pmc Hippocampal morphometry in population-based incident Alzheimer's disease and vascular dementia: the HAAS
    Ann I Scher
    Uniformed Services University, Department of Preventive Medicine and Biometrics, 4301 Jones Bridge Road Bethesda, Maryland 20814, USA
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 82:373-6. 2011
  9. ncbi request reprint Caffeine as a risk factor for chronic daily headache: a population-based study
    Ann I Scher
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Biometrics, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, 4301 Jones Bridge Rd, Bethesda, MD 20814, USA
    Neurology 63:2022-7. 2004
  10. doi request reprint MTHFR C677T genotype as a risk factor for epilepsy including post-traumatic epilepsy in a representative military cohort
    Ann I Scher
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Biometrics, Uniformed Services University, Bethesda, Maryland 20814, USA
    J Neurotrauma 28:1739-45. 2011

Detail Information

Publications26

  1. doi request reprint Major life changes before and after the onset of chronic daily headache: a population-based study
    A I Scher
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Biometrics, Uniformed Services University, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Cephalalgia 28:868-76. 2008
    ..33 (1.2, 1.50) vs. OR 1.04 (0.9, 1.2), P < 0.05 for interaction by age]. These results suggest that major life changes are associated with the onset of chronic daily headache, particularly in middle age...
  2. ncbi request reprint Chronic pain disorders and headache chronification
    Thomas McFate
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Biometrics, Uniformed Services University, 4301 Jones Bridge Road, Bethesda, MD 20814, USA
    Curr Pain Headache Rep 13:308-13. 2009
    ..We also consider the limitations and methodological challenges in understanding how two different chronic pain disorders may be related...
  3. ncbi request reprint Hippocampal shape analysis in Alzheimer's disease: a population-based study
    A I Scher
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Biometrics, Uniformed Services University, Bethesda, MD 20814, USA
    Neuroimage 36:8-18. 2007
    ..In this study, we use structural imaging techniques to model hippocampal size and regional shape differences between elderly men with incident AD and a non-demented comparison group of elderly men...
  4. doi request reprint Patterns of medication use by chronic and episodic headache sufferers in the general population: results from the frequent headache epidemiology study
    A I Scher
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Biometrics, Uniformed Services University, Bethesda, MD 20814, USA
    Cephalalgia 30:321-8. 2010
    ..4-0.9)]. After adjusting for demographic factors, primary headache type and number of medications taken, CDH sufferers are more likely to use opioid-combination analgesics, and less likely to use aspirin or ibuprofen, than EH sufferers...
  5. ncbi request reprint Migraine and MTHFR C677T genotype in a population-based sample
    Ann I Scher
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Biometrics, Uniformed Services University, Bethesda, MD 20814 4799, USA
    Ann Neurol 59:372-5. 2006
    ..We assessed the association of the MTHFR C677T variant with migraine and the mediating effect of cardiovascular risk factors and metabolic markers of genotype status...
  6. ncbi request reprint Comorbidity of migraine
    Ann I Scher
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Biometrics, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, Maryland 20814, USA
    Curr Opin Neurol 18:305-10. 2005
    ..Thus, estimates of the burden of migraine often include the costs of conditions comorbid with it...
  7. ncbi request reprint Cardiovascular risk factors and migraine: the GEM population-based study
    A I Scher
    Laboratory of Epidemiology, Demography, and Biometry, National Institute on Aging, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Neurology 64:614-20. 2005
    ..In this study, the authors compare the cardiovascular risk profile of adult migraineurs to that of nonmigraineurs...
  8. pmc Hippocampal morphometry in population-based incident Alzheimer's disease and vascular dementia: the HAAS
    Ann I Scher
    Uniformed Services University, Department of Preventive Medicine and Biometrics, 4301 Jones Bridge Road Bethesda, Maryland 20814, USA
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 82:373-6. 2011
    ..Hippocampal changes may be a useful biomarker for Alzheimer's disease if they are specific to dementia sub-type. We compare hippocampal volume and shape in population-based incident cases of Alzheimer's disease and vascular dementia (VaD)...
  9. ncbi request reprint Caffeine as a risk factor for chronic daily headache: a population-based study
    Ann I Scher
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Biometrics, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, 4301 Jones Bridge Rd, Bethesda, MD 20814, USA
    Neurology 63:2022-7. 2004
    ..To investigate the possible association of dietary caffeine consumption and medicinal caffeine use with chronic daily headache (CDH)...
  10. doi request reprint MTHFR C677T genotype as a risk factor for epilepsy including post-traumatic epilepsy in a representative military cohort
    Ann I Scher
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Biometrics, Uniformed Services University, Bethesda, Maryland 20814, USA
    J Neurotrauma 28:1739-45. 2011
    ..Further exploration of baseline homocysteine and folate levels as predictors of seizure risk following traumatic brain injury is warranted...
  11. doi request reprint Lack of association between the MTHFR C677T variant and migraine with aura in an older population: could selective survival play a role?
    Ann I Scher
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Biometrics, Uniformed Services University, 4301 Jones Bridge Road, Bethesda, MD 20814, USA
    Cephalalgia 33:308-15. 2013
    ..Here, we consider whether this variant is associated with MA risk in an older non-clinical population (AGES-Reykjavik cohort)...
  12. pmc Migraine, depression, and brain volume: the AGES-Reykjavik Study
    Larus S Gudmundsson
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Biometrics, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, National Institute on Aging, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Neurology 80:2138-44. 2013
    ..To examine the joint association of migraine headache and major depressive disorder on brain volume in older persons without dementia...
  13. ncbi request reprint Analysis and validation of automated skull stripping tools: a validation study based on 296 MR images from the Honolulu Asia aging study
    S W Hartley
    Laboratory of Epidemiology, Demography, and Biometry, National Institute on Aging, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Neuroimage 30:1179-86. 2006
    ..Although method accuracy was statistically associated with some subject characteristics, the extent of the misclassification (in terms of percent of brain volume) was small...
  14. ncbi request reprint The epidemiology of chronic daily headache
    Lynn A Midgette
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Biometrics, Uniformed Services University, 4301 Jones Bridge Road, Bethesda, MD 20814 4799, USA
    Curr Pain Headache Rep 13:59-63. 2009
    ..Understanding the factors that put people at risk for developing CDH helps to inform possible clinical interventions and also determines which individuals may be most in need of preventive efforts...
  15. pmc Migraine headache in middle age and late-life brain infarcts
    Ann I Scher
    Uniformed Services University, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    JAMA 301:2563-70. 2009
    ..Migraine is considered to be an episodic condition with no long-term consequences. However, recent studies suggest that migraine attacks may be associated with pathologic changes in the brain, particularly in the cerebellum...
  16. ncbi request reprint The comorbidity of headache with other pain syndromes
    Ann I Scher
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Biometrics, Uniformed Services University, Bethesda, MD 20814, USA
    Headache 46:1416-23. 2006
    ..We consider exogenous and endogenous factors, and methodological challenges, in understanding whether and how 2 pain conditions may be related...
  17. doi request reprint Risk factors for headache chronification
    Ann I Scher
    Uniformed Services University Preventive Medicine Biometrics, Bethesda, MD 20814, USA
    Headache 48:16-25. 2008
    ..This review summarizes the evidence from population-based studies related to the chronic daily headache phenotype, natural history, and risk factors that may influence incidence, prevalence, or prognosis...
  18. ncbi request reprint Habitual snoring as a risk factor for chronic daily headache
    A I Scher
    Laboratory of Epidemiology, Demography, and Biometry, National Institute on Aging, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892 9205, USA
    Neurology 60:1366-8. 2003
    ..9; p < 0.005). If this association proves causal, sleep-disordered breathing may provide a target for therapeutic interventions for chronic daily headache...
  19. pmc Dementia resulting from traumatic brain injury: what is the pathology?
    Sharon Shively
    Center for Neuroscience and Regenerative Medicine, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Arch Neurol 69:1245-51. 2012
    ..Herein, we will review the epidemiologic data linking TBI and dementia, existing clinical and pathologic data, and will identify areas where future research is needed...
  20. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for chronic daily headache
    Ann I Scher
    Laboratory of Epidemiology, Demography, and Biometry, National Institute on Aging, 7201 Wisconsin Avenue, MSC 9205, Bethesda, MD 20892 9205, USA
    Curr Pain Headache Rep 6:486-91. 2002
    ..In this manuscript, we review clinic-based data on risk factors for chronic daily headache and summarize the current data on the epidemiology of chronic daily headache...
  21. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with the onset and remission of chronic daily headache in a population-based study
    A I Scher
    Laboratory of Epidemiology, Demography, and Biometry, National Institute on Aging, National Institutes of Health, Gateway Building, Suite 3C 309, 7201 Wisconsin Avenue, MSC 9205, Bethesda, MD 20892 9205, USA
    Pain 106:81-9. 2003
    ..New onset CDH was associated with baseline headache frequency and obesity...
  22. ncbi request reprint Pharmacological approaches to managing migraine and associated comorbidities--clinical considerations for monotherapy versus polytherapy
    Stephen D Silberstein
    Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    Headache 47:585-99. 2007
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  23. ncbi request reprint Head or neck injury increases the risk of chronic daily headache: a population-based study
    James R Couch
    Department of Neurology, University of Oklahoma Medical School, Oklahoma City, OK 73104, USA
    Neurology 69:1169-77. 2007
    ..To evaluate the extent to which head and neck injury (HANI) contributes to chronic daily headache (CDH)...
  24. doi request reprint Head or neck injury increases the risk of chronic daily headache: a population-based study
    Lars J Stovner
    Neurology 71:383-5. 2008
  25. pmc Age effects on hippocampal structural changes in old men: the HAAS
    Yuan Xu
    Laboratory of Neuro Imaging, Department of Neurology, UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1721, USA
    Neuroimage 40:1003-15. 2008
    ..However, the sample sizes of disease groups are relatively low; further studies with more AD/VaD data are needed...
  26. ncbi request reprint Migraine and cognitive function: some reassuring news
    Mitchell S V Elkind
    Neurology 64:590-1. 2005