Noha H Farag

Summary

Affiliation: University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Caffeine and blood pressure response: sex, age, and hormonal status
    Noha H Farag
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 19:1171-6. 2010
  2. ncbi request reprint Hemodynamic mechanisms underlying the incomplete tolerance to caffeine's pressor effects
    Noha H Farag
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA
    Am J Cardiol 95:1389-92. 2005
  3. pmc Caffeine tolerance is incomplete: persistent blood pressure responses in the ambulatory setting
    Noha H Farag
    Veterans Affairs Medical Center, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73104, USA
    Am J Hypertens 18:714-9. 2005
  4. pmc Sex differences in the hemodynamic responses to mental stress: Effect of caffeine consumption
    Noha H Farag
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA
    Psychophysiology 43:337-43. 2006
  5. pmc Hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis function: relative contributions of perceived stress and obesity in women
    Noha H Farag
    University of Oklahoma Prevention Research Center, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 17:1647-55. 2008
  6. pmc Evaluation of a community-based participatory physical activity promotion project: effect on cardiovascular disease risk profiles of school employees
    Noha H Farag
    University of Oklahoma Prevention Research Center, Oklahoma City, OK, USA
    BMC Public Health 10:313. 2010
  7. pmc Early life adversity contributes to impaired cognition and impulsive behavior: studies from the Oklahoma Family Health Patterns Project
    William R Lovallo
    Behavioral Sciences Laboratories, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Oklahoma City, OK, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 37:616-23. 2013
  8. pmc Cortisol responses to mental stress, exercise, and meals following caffeine intake in men and women
    William R Lovallo
    Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, OK 73104, USA
    Pharmacol Biochem Behav 83:441-7. 2006
  9. pmc Naltrexone effects on cortisol secretion in women and men in relation to a family history of alcoholism: studies from the Oklahoma Family Health Patterns Project
    William R Lovallo
    Behavioral Sciences Laboratories, VA Medical Center, Oklahoma City, OK 73104, USA
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 37:1922-8. 2012
  10. pmc Use of a resting control day in measuring the cortisol response to mental stress: diurnal patterns, time of day, and gender effects
    William R Lovallo
    Behavioral Sciences Laboratories, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Oklahoma City, OK 73190, USA
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 35:1253-8. 2010

Detail Information

Publications25

  1. pmc Caffeine and blood pressure response: sex, age, and hormonal status
    Noha H Farag
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 19:1171-6. 2010
    ..The pressor effect of caffeine has been established in young men and premenopausal women. The effect of caffeine on blood pressure (BP) remains unknown in postmenopausal women and in relation to hormone replacement therapy (HRT) use...
  2. ncbi request reprint Hemodynamic mechanisms underlying the incomplete tolerance to caffeine's pressor effects
    Noha H Farag
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA
    Am J Cardiol 95:1389-92. 2005
    ..7, p <0.0001). In the subjects who did not develop tolerance, peripheral resistance increased incrementally as the daily dose of caffeine increased (F = 2.8, p = 0.05)...
  3. pmc Caffeine tolerance is incomplete: persistent blood pressure responses in the ambulatory setting
    Noha H Farag
    Veterans Affairs Medical Center, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73104, USA
    Am J Hypertens 18:714-9. 2005
    ....
  4. pmc Sex differences in the hemodynamic responses to mental stress: Effect of caffeine consumption
    Noha H Farag
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA
    Psychophysiology 43:337-43. 2006
    ..Caffeine enhances the cardiovascular fight-or-flight response pattern to stress in men and women...
  5. pmc Hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis function: relative contributions of perceived stress and obesity in women
    Noha H Farag
    University of Oklahoma Prevention Research Center, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 17:1647-55. 2008
    ..The goal of this cross-sectional study was to examine associations among diurnal cortisol levels, perceived stress, and obesity patterns...
  6. pmc Evaluation of a community-based participatory physical activity promotion project: effect on cardiovascular disease risk profiles of school employees
    Noha H Farag
    University of Oklahoma Prevention Research Center, Oklahoma City, OK, USA
    BMC Public Health 10:313. 2010
    ..However, the effectiveness of health promotion programs implemented at the community level remains controversial. This study evaluated a school-based work-site physical activity program...
  7. pmc Early life adversity contributes to impaired cognition and impulsive behavior: studies from the Oklahoma Family Health Patterns Project
    William R Lovallo
    Behavioral Sciences Laboratories, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Oklahoma City, OK, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 37:616-23. 2013
    ..We examined early life adverse experience in relation to cognitive deficits and impulsive behaviors with a reference to risk factors for alcoholism...
  8. pmc Cortisol responses to mental stress, exercise, and meals following caffeine intake in men and women
    William R Lovallo
    Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, OK 73104, USA
    Pharmacol Biochem Behav 83:441-7. 2006
    ..00001). Caffeine may elevate cortisol by stimulating the central nervous system in men but may interact with peripheral metabolic mechanisms in women...
  9. pmc Naltrexone effects on cortisol secretion in women and men in relation to a family history of alcoholism: studies from the Oklahoma Family Health Patterns Project
    William R Lovallo
    Behavioral Sciences Laboratories, VA Medical Center, Oklahoma City, OK 73104, USA
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 37:1922-8. 2012
    ..The cortisol response to naltrexone may be a useful probe for central opioid activity in women and to a lesser degree in men...
  10. pmc Use of a resting control day in measuring the cortisol response to mental stress: diurnal patterns, time of day, and gender effects
    William R Lovallo
    Behavioral Sciences Laboratories, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Oklahoma City, OK 73190, USA
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 35:1253-8. 2010
    ..In particular the diurnal control method provided a wider range of stress values that potentially provide a greater range of response values in carrying out analyses of individual differences...
  11. pmc Lifetime adversity leads to blunted stress axis reactivity: studies from the Oklahoma Family Health Patterns Project
    William R Lovallo
    Behavioral Sciences Laboratories, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, 921 NE 13th Street, Oklahoma City, OK 73104, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 71:344-9. 2012
    ..We present evidence that adverse experience in childhood and adolescence can alter core components of the stress axis, including cortisol and heart rate reactivity...
  12. doi request reprint Hepatitis C infection, Cognition, and inflammation in an Egyptian sample
    Noha H Farag
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA
    J Med Virol 83:261-6. 2011
    ..The increased inflammation may be associated with the cognitive impairments observed in these HCV+ patients...
  13. ncbi request reprint Relationship between central obesity and cardiovascular hemodynamic indices in postmenopausal women
    Noha H Farag
    Fertil Steril 81:465-7. 2004
    ..In a sample of healthy postmenopausal women, greater central body fat distribution was associated with higher peripheral resistance, triglycerides, and total cholesterol as well as lower cardiac and stroke indexes...
  14. ncbi request reprint Effects of estrogen and psychological stress on plasma homocysteine levels
    Noha H Farag
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Diego, San Diego, California 92093, USA
    Fertil Steril 79:256-60. 2003
    ..To investigate the effects of estrogen (E) and psychological stress on plasma total homocysteine levels in relation to menopausal status...
  15. ncbi request reprint The effects of acute psychological stress on lymphocyte adhesion molecule expression and density in cardiac versus vascular reactors
    Noha H Farag
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, California, USA
    Brain Behav Immun 16:411-20. 2002
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  16. ncbi request reprint Autonomic and cardiovascular function in postmenopausal women: the effects of estrogen versus combination therapy
    Noha H Farag
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Diego, UCSD Medical Center, 92103 0804, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 186:954-61. 2002
    ..This study examined the effects of oral estrogen (ERT) alone versus oral estrogen/medroxyprogesterone acetate (HRT) therapy on cardiovascular function, as controlled by the autonomic nervous system...
  17. ncbi request reprint Work stress and hypertension: a call from research into intervention
    Paul J Mills
    Ann Behav Med 28:1-3. 2004
  18. ncbi request reprint What's next in behavioral hypertension research?
    Noha H Farag
    Ann Behav Med 27:1-2. 2004
  19. ncbi request reprint Autonomic responses to psychological stress: the influence of menopausal status
    Noha H Farag
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Diego, CA 92103 0804, USA
    Ann Behav Med 26:134-8. 2003
    ..Postmenopausal women have greater sympathetic and less parasympathetic activity than premenopausal women, which may account for their increased risk of coronary artery disease...
  20. ncbi request reprint Immune cell CD62L and CD11a expression in response to a psychological stressor in human hypertension
    Paul J Mills
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA, USA
    Brain Behav Immun 17:260-7. 2003
    ..Exposure to repeated psychological stressors may further augment this potentially adverse circulatory environment...
  21. ncbi request reprint Hormone replacement therapy does not affect 24-h ambulatory blood pressure in healthy non-smoking postmenopausal women
    Paul J Mills
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, California, USA
    Blood Press Monit 8:57-61. 2003
    ..Important interindividual factors that affect blood pressure, such as smoking, body mass and sodium intake, may account for the conflicting findings seen in studies examining the effects of HRT on blood pressure...
  22. ncbi request reprint Relationship of systolic blood pressure with plasma homocysteine: importance of smoking status
    Brian P Kennedy
    Department of Medicine, University of California, San Diego Medical Center, California 92103 8341, USA
    J Hypertens 21:1307-12. 2003
    ..Elevated plasma homocysteine is a risk factor for cardiovascular disease. Elevations in plasma homocysteine occur in both smokers and hypertensives, but the combined effect of smoking and hypertension on homocysteine is unknown...
  23. ncbi request reprint Hormone replacement therapy increases renal kallikrein excretion in healthy postmenopausal women
    Noha H Farag
    Department of Psychiatry, UCSD Medical Center, University of California, 200 West Arbor Drive, CTF A, 415, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92103 0804, USA
    Life Sci 72:1279-88. 2003
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  24. ncbi request reprint Effects of a traditional herbal supplement on anxiety in patients with generalized anxiety disorder
    Paul J Mills
    J Clin Psychopharmacol 22:443-4. 2002
  25. ncbi request reprint Peripheral blood mononuclear cell CD62L and CD11a expression and soluble interstitial cell adhesion molecule-1 levels following infused isoproterenol in hypertension
    Paul J Mills
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, California, USA
    J Hypertens 20:311-6. 2002
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Research Grants2

  1. Exercise Intervention on Cortisol Secretion and Cardiovascular Disease Risk
    Noha Farag; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..We will also examine the effect of a 12-week standardized exercise training program on salivary cortisol and the cardiovascular disease risk profile in at risk adolescents. ..