Nita Chainani-Wu

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Lesion characteristics and responses after CO2 laser vaporization in five patients With gingival leukoplakia
    Nita Chainani-Wu
    Department of Orofacial Sciences, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    J Calif Dent Assoc 41:759-62, 765. 2013
  2. doi request reprint A case report of conservative management of extensive proliferative verrucous leukoplakia using a carbon dioxide laser
    Nita Chainani-Wu
    Department of Orofacial Sciences, School of Dentistry, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Photomed Laser Surg 31:183-7. 2013
  3. ncbi request reprint High-dose curcuminoids are efficacious in the reduction in symptoms and signs of oral lichen planus
    Nita Chainani-Wu
    Department of Orofacial Sciences, School of Dentistry, University of California, San Francisco, California 94143 0658, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 66:752-60. 2012
  4. ncbi request reprint Use of curcuminoids in a cohort of patients with oral lichen planus, an autoimmune disease
    N Chainani-Wu
    Department of Orofacial Sciences, School of Dentistry, 521 Parnassus Ave, C646, Box 0658, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0658, USA
    Phytomedicine 19:418-23. 2012
  5. doi request reprint A case-control study of burning mouth syndrome and sleep dysfunction
    Nita Chainani-Wu
    Department of Orofacial Sciences, School of Dentistry, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 112:203-8. 2011
  6. ncbi request reprint Diet and prevention of oral cancer: strategies for clinical practice
    Nita Chainani-Wu
    Department of Orofacial Sciences, School of Dentistry, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    J Am Dent Assoc 142:166-9. 2011
  7. ncbi request reprint Relation of B-type natriuretic peptide levels to body mass index after comprehensive lifestyle changes
    Nita Chainani-Wu
    Preventive Medicine Research Institute, Sausalito, California University of California, San Francisco, California, USA
    Am J Cardiol 105:1570-6. 2010
  8. ncbi request reprint Validation of instruments to measure the symptoms and signs of oral lichen planus
    Nita Chainani-Wu
    Department of Orofacial Sciences, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0658, USA
    Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 105:51-8. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint A randomized, placebo-controlled, double-blind clinical trial of curcuminoids in oral lichen planus
    N Chainani-Wu
    Department of Orofacial Sciences, School of Dentistry, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0658, USA
    Phytomedicine 14:437-46. 2007
  10. doi request reprint Changes in emerging cardiac biomarkers after an intensive lifestyle intervention
    Nita Chainani-Wu
    Preventive Medicine Research Institute, Sausalito, California, USA
    Am J Cardiol 108:498-507. 2011

Detail Information

Publications16

  1. ncbi request reprint Lesion characteristics and responses after CO2 laser vaporization in five patients With gingival leukoplakia
    Nita Chainani-Wu
    Department of Orofacial Sciences, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    J Calif Dent Assoc 41:759-62, 765. 2013
    ....
  2. doi request reprint A case report of conservative management of extensive proliferative verrucous leukoplakia using a carbon dioxide laser
    Nita Chainani-Wu
    Department of Orofacial Sciences, School of Dentistry, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Photomed Laser Surg 31:183-7. 2013
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint High-dose curcuminoids are efficacious in the reduction in symptoms and signs of oral lichen planus
    Nita Chainani-Wu
    Department of Orofacial Sciences, School of Dentistry, University of California, San Francisco, California 94143 0658, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 66:752-60. 2012
    ..Curcuminoids are components of turmeric (Curcuma longa) that possess anti-inflammatory properties...
  4. ncbi request reprint Use of curcuminoids in a cohort of patients with oral lichen planus, an autoimmune disease
    N Chainani-Wu
    Department of Orofacial Sciences, School of Dentistry, 521 Parnassus Ave, C646, Box 0658, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0658, USA
    Phytomedicine 19:418-23. 2012
    ....
  5. doi request reprint A case-control study of burning mouth syndrome and sleep dysfunction
    Nita Chainani-Wu
    Department of Orofacial Sciences, School of Dentistry, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 112:203-8. 2011
    ..The objective of this study was to evaluate whether sleep dysfunction is a risk factor for burning mouth syndrome (BMS)...
  6. ncbi request reprint Diet and prevention of oral cancer: strategies for clinical practice
    Nita Chainani-Wu
    Department of Orofacial Sciences, School of Dentistry, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    J Am Dent Assoc 142:166-9. 2011
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Relation of B-type natriuretic peptide levels to body mass index after comprehensive lifestyle changes
    Nita Chainani-Wu
    Preventive Medicine Research Institute, Sausalito, California University of California, San Francisco, California, USA
    Am J Cardiol 105:1570-6. 2010
    ..Therefore, in this context, increasing BNP might not indicate worsening disease or a worsening prognosis. Thus, the proposed use of BNP in monitoring disease progression should take into account changes in the BMI during the same period...
  8. ncbi request reprint Validation of instruments to measure the symptoms and signs of oral lichen planus
    Nita Chainani-Wu
    Department of Orofacial Sciences, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0658, USA
    Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 105:51-8. 2008
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint A randomized, placebo-controlled, double-blind clinical trial of curcuminoids in oral lichen planus
    N Chainani-Wu
    Department of Orofacial Sciences, School of Dentistry, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0658, USA
    Phytomedicine 14:437-46. 2007
    ....
  10. doi request reprint Changes in emerging cardiac biomarkers after an intensive lifestyle intervention
    Nita Chainani-Wu
    Preventive Medicine Research Institute, Sausalito, California, USA
    Am J Cardiol 108:498-507. 2011
    ..In conclusion, lifestyle changes can be followed by favorable changes in traditional and emerging coronary heart disease biomarkers, quality of life, social support, and cognitive function among those with, or at high risk, of CHD...
  11. doi request reprint Effect of comprehensive lifestyle changes on telomerase activity and telomere length in men with biopsy-proven low-risk prostate cancer: 5-year follow-up of a descriptive pilot study
    Dean Ornish
    Department of Medicine, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA Preventive Medicine Research Institute, Sausalito, CA, USA Electronic address
    Lancet Oncol 14:1112-20. 2013
    ..We previously found an association between 3 months of comprehensive lifestyle changes and increased telomerase activity in human immune-system cells. We followed up participants to investigate long-term effects...
  12. ncbi request reprint Hepatitis C virus and lichen planus: a review
    Nita Chainani-Wu
    Department of Stomatology, Division of Oral Medicine, Oral Pathology, and Oral Radiology, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0658, USA
    Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 98:171-83. 2004
    ..It is important to determine whether there is an association between OLP and HCV infection so that guidelines regarding the routine HCV testing of patients with OLP can be developed for clinicians...
  13. ncbi request reprint Safety and anti-inflammatory activity of curcumin: a component of tumeric (Curcuma longa)
    Nita Chainani-Wu
    Department of Stomatology, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0658, USA
    J Altern Complement Med 9:161-8. 2003
    ..Curcuminoids are components of tumeric, which include mainly curcumin (diferuloyl methane), demethoxycurcumin, and bisdemethoxycurcmin...
  14. ncbi request reprint Diet and oral, pharyngeal, and esophageal cancer
    Nita Chainani-Wu
    Department of Stomatology Oral Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Nutr Cancer 44:104-26. 2002
    ..Carotene, vitamin C, and vitamin E are protective, most likely in combination with each other and other micronutrients. The role of vitamin A is not clear because of conflicting findings in the studies reviewed...
  15. ncbi request reprint Oropharyngeal carcinoma arising after methotrexate and etanercept therapy for rheumatoid arthritis
    Nita Chainani-Wu
    Department of Orofacial Sciences, University of California San Francisco, CA, USA Private Practice in Oral Medicine, Mountain View, CA, USA Electronic address
    Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol 117:e261-3. 2014
    ..Clinicians should be alert to signs of malignancy in patients on etanercept, particularly those at high risk for skin or head and neck cancers. ..
  16. ncbi request reprint Assessment of the use of sialogogues in the clinical management of patients with xerostomia
    Nita Chainani-Wu
    Department of Orofacial Sciences, University of California, San Francisco, Calif, USA
    Spec Care Dentist 26:164-70. 2006
    ..The observed carryover effect suggests that intermittent treatment may be an alternative to continuous treatment with sialogogues...