Mary L Biggs
Affiliation: University of Washington
- Ginkgo biloba and risk of cancer: secondary analysis of the Ginkgo Evaluation of Memory (GEM) StudyMary L Biggs
Department of Biostatistics, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98115, USA
Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 19:694-8. 2010..We analyzed cancer as a secondary endpoint in the Ginkgo Evaluation of Memory (GEM) Study, the largest randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled clinical trial of Ginkgo supplementation to date...
- Maternal, delivery, and perinatal characteristics associated with cryptorchidism: a population-based case-control study among births in Washington StateMary Lou Biggs
Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
Epidemiology 13:197-204. 2002..To identify maternal, perinatal, and delivery characteristics associated with cryptorchidism at birth, we conducted a population-based case-control study using Washington State birth certificates linked to birth hospitalization records...
- Differences in testis cancer survival by race and ethnicity: a population-based study, 1973-1999 (United States)Mary Lou Biggs
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, University of Washington, M4 C308, P O Box 19024, Seattle, WA 98109 1024, USA
Cancer Causes Control 15:437-44. 2004..We examined the relationship between race/ethnicity and testis cancer survival in a population-based setting...
- Serum organochlorine pesticide residues and risk of testicular germ cell carcinoma: a population-based case-control studyMary L Biggs
Department of Biostatistics, School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of Washington, Box 354922, Seattle, WA 98195 4922, USA
Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 17:2012-8. 2008..Due to uncertainty regarding how well organochlorine levels measured in adulthood reflect exposures during early life, further research is needed using exposure measurements collected in utero or during infancy...
- Association between adiposity in midlife and older age and risk of diabetes in older adultsMary L Biggs
Department of Biostatistics, School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
JAMA 303:2504-12. 2010..Adiposity is a well-recognized risk factor for type 2 diabetes among young and middle-aged adults, but the relationship between body composition and type 2 diabetes is not well described among older adults...
- Chronic kidney disease, insulin resistance, and incident diabetes in older adultsHien Pham
Division of Nephrology and Kidney Research Institute, Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, 98195, USA
Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 7:588-94. 2012..Insulin resistance is a complication of advanced CKD. Insulin resistance is less well characterized in earlier stages of CKD. The response of the pancreatic β cell, effects on glucose tolerance, and risk of diabetes are not clear...
- Association of marijuana use and the incidence of testicular germ cell tumorsJanet R Daling
Division of Public Health Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Washington 98109, USA
Cancer 115:1215-23. 2009..In this study, the authors tested the hypothesis that marijuana use is a risk factor for TGCT...
- Serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D concentration and risk for major clinical disease events in a community-based population of older adults: a cohort studyIan H De Boer
University of Washington, Seattle, USA
Ann Intern Med 156:627-34. 2012..Current clinical 25-(OH)D targets based on associations with intermediate markers of bone metabolism may not reflect optimal levels for other chronic diseases and do not account for known seasonal variation in 25-(OH)D concentration...
- Physical activity in adolescence and testicular germ cell cancer riskAlyson J Littman
Seattle Epidemiologic Research and Information Center, Department of Veterans Affairs Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, WA, USA
Cancer Causes Control 20:1281-90. 2009..To further examine whether physical activity (PA) in adolescence is associated with TGCC risk, the authors conducted a case-control study in western Washington State...
- Markers of inflammation in prevalent and incident Parkinson's disease in the Cardiovascular Health StudyThanh G N Ton
Department of Neurology, School of Medicine, University of Washington, Box 359775, Harborview Medical Center, 325 Ninth Ave, Seattle, WA 98125, USA
Parkinsonism Relat Disord 18:274-8. 2012..We assessed associations of baseline levels of inflammatory markers with prevalent PD at baseline (1989) and incident PD identified over 13 years of follow-up of the Cardiovascular Health Study...
- Plasma omega-3 fatty acids and incident diabetes in older adultsLuc Djousse
Division of Aging, Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
Am J Clin Nutr 94:527-33. 2011....
- Omega-3 fatty acids and incident type 2 diabetes: a systematic review and meta-analysisJason H Y Wu
Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, 665 Huntington Ave, Kresge Building 913, Boston MA 02115, USA
Br J Nutr 107:S214-27. 2012..Reasons for potential heterogeneity of effects, which could include true biologic heterogeneity, publication bias, or chance, deserve further investigation...
- C-reactive protein, interleukin-6, and prostate cancer risk in men aged 65 years and olderBrandon L Pierce
Institute for Public Health Genetics, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
Cancer Causes Control 20:1193-203. 2009..21). Our results suggest that circulating CRP and IL-6 do not influence PCa risk. SNPs at the CRP locus are not associated with PCa risk in this cohort, while the association between rs1800795 and PCa risk warrants further investigation...
- Later life disability status following incarceration as a prisoner of warStephen C Hunt
VA Puget Sound Health Care System, 1660 South Columbian Way, Seattle, WA 98108, USA
Mil Med 173:613-8. 2008..The objective of this project was to identify aspects of POW incarceration which are associated with later life disability status...
- Polymorphisms in the mitochondrial DNA control region and frailty in older adultsAnn Z Moore
Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
PLoS ONE 5:e11069. 2010..Mitochondrial genetic variation may contribute to altered susceptibility to the frailty syndrome in older adults...