E B Gold

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Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Factors related to age at natural menopause: longitudinal analyses from SWAN
    Ellen B Gold
    University of California Davis School of Medicine, One Shields Avenue, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 178:70-83. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Thyroid hormones and thyroid disease in relation to perchlorate dose and residence near a superfund site
    Ellen B Gold
    Department of Public Health Sciences, School of Medicine, University of California Davis, Davis, CA, USA
    J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol 23:399-408. 2013
  3. pmc Phytoestrogen and fiber intakes in relation to incident vasomotor symptoms: results from the Study of Women's Health Across the Nation
    Ellen B Gold
    University of California Davis School of Medicine, Davis, CA, USA
    Menopause 20:305-14. 2013
  4. pmc Active, but not passive cigarette smoking was inversely associated with mammographic density
    Lesley M Butler
    Department of Environmental and Radiological Health Sciences, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO 80523 1681, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 21:301-11. 2010
  5. pmc Sex steroid metabolism polymorphisms and mammographic density in pre- and early perimenopausal women
    Carolyn J Crandall
    Department of Internal Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, UCLA Medicine GIM, 911 Broxton Ave, 1st Floor, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    Breast Cancer Res 11:R51. 2009
  6. ncbi request reprint Cross-sectional analysis of specific complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) use by racial/ethnic group and menopausal status: the Study of Women's Health Across the Nation (SWAN)
    Ellen B Gold
    School of Medicine, University of California, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    Menopause 14:612-23. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Relation of daily urinary hormone patterns to vasomotor symptoms in a racially/ethnically diverse sample of midlife women: study of women's health across the nation
    Ellen B Gold
    Division of Epidemiology, Department of Public Health Sciences, School of Medicine, University of California, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    Reprod Sci 14:786-97. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Relation of demographic and lifestyle factors to symptoms in a multi-racial/ethnic population of women 40-55 years of age
    E B Gold
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, University of California, Davis 95616, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 152:463-73. 2000
  9. pmc Longitudinal analysis of the association between vasomotor symptoms and race/ethnicity across the menopausal transition: study of women's health across the nation
    Ellen B Gold
    Division of Epidemiology, Department of Public Health Sciences, University of California, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    Am J Public Health 96:1226-35. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Diet and lifestyle factors associated with premenstrual symptoms in a racially diverse community sample: Study of Women's Health Across the Nation (SWAN)
    Ellen B Gold
    Department of Public Health Sciences, University of California Davis School of Medicine, Davis, California 95616, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 16:641-56. 2007

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Publications63

  1. pmc Factors related to age at natural menopause: longitudinal analyses from SWAN
    Ellen B Gold
    University of California Davis School of Medicine, One Shields Avenue, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 178:70-83. 2013
    ..These results suggest that age at the natural FMP reflects a complex interrelation of health and socioeconomic factors, which could partially explain the relation of late age at FMP to reduced morbidity and mortality. ..
  2. doi request reprint Thyroid hormones and thyroid disease in relation to perchlorate dose and residence near a superfund site
    Ellen B Gold
    Department of Public Health Sciences, School of Medicine, University of California Davis, Davis, CA, USA
    J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol 23:399-408. 2013
    ..Residential location and current perchlorate dose were not associated with thyroid function or disease. No persistent effect of perchlorate on thyroid function or disease was found several years after contaminated wells were capped...
  3. pmc Phytoestrogen and fiber intakes in relation to incident vasomotor symptoms: results from the Study of Women's Health Across the Nation
    Ellen B Gold
    University of California Davis School of Medicine, Davis, CA, USA
    Menopause 20:305-14. 2013
    ..We analyzed longitudinal data from the Study of Women's Health Across the Nation for the relation of dietary phytoestrogen and fiber intake to incident VMS in this multiracial/ethnic cohort...
  4. pmc Active, but not passive cigarette smoking was inversely associated with mammographic density
    Lesley M Butler
    Department of Environmental and Radiological Health Sciences, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO 80523 1681, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 21:301-11. 2010
    ..A negative relation between mammographic density, a strong breast cancer risk factor, and active smoking would lend support for an antiestrogenic mechanism...
  5. pmc Sex steroid metabolism polymorphisms and mammographic density in pre- and early perimenopausal women
    Carolyn J Crandall
    Department of Internal Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, UCLA Medicine GIM, 911 Broxton Ave, 1st Floor, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    Breast Cancer Res 11:R51. 2009
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  6. ncbi request reprint Cross-sectional analysis of specific complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) use by racial/ethnic group and menopausal status: the Study of Women's Health Across the Nation (SWAN)
    Ellen B Gold
    School of Medicine, University of California, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    Menopause 14:612-23. 2007
    ..To examine the relationships of race/ethnicity, menopausal status, health characteristics, and symptoms with use of 21 types of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) in midlife women...
  7. ncbi request reprint Relation of daily urinary hormone patterns to vasomotor symptoms in a racially/ethnically diverse sample of midlife women: study of women's health across the nation
    Ellen B Gold
    Division of Epidemiology, Department of Public Health Sciences, School of Medicine, University of California, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    Reprod Sci 14:786-97. 2007
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint Relation of demographic and lifestyle factors to symptoms in a multi-racial/ethnic population of women 40-55 years of age
    E B Gold
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, University of California, Davis 95616, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 152:463-73. 2000
    ..78), and who rated themselves less physically active than other women their age (odds ratios = 1.24-2.33). These results suggest that lifestyle, menstrual status, race/ethnicity, and socioeconomic status affect symptoms in this age group...
  9. pmc Longitudinal analysis of the association between vasomotor symptoms and race/ethnicity across the menopausal transition: study of women's health across the nation
    Ellen B Gold
    Division of Epidemiology, Department of Public Health Sciences, University of California, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    Am J Public Health 96:1226-35. 2006
    ..We also sought to determine whether racial/ethnic differences were explained by sociodemographic, health, or lifestyle factors...
  10. ncbi request reprint Diet and lifestyle factors associated with premenstrual symptoms in a racially diverse community sample: Study of Women's Health Across the Nation (SWAN)
    Ellen B Gold
    Department of Public Health Sciences, University of California Davis School of Medicine, Davis, California 95616, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 16:641-56. 2007
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  11. ncbi request reprint Lifestyle and demographic factors in relation to vasomotor symptoms: baseline results from the Study of Women's Health Across the Nation
    Ellen B Gold
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, University of California School of Medicine, Davis, CA 95616 8648, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 159:1189-99. 2004
    ..No dietary nutrients were significantly associated with vasomotor symptoms. These cross-sectional findings require further longitudinal exploration to identify lifestyle changes for women that may help prevent vasomotor symptoms...
  12. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with age at natural menopause in a multiethnic sample of midlife women
    E B Gold
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, University of California, Davis, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 153:865-74. 2001
    ..Thus, this study provides important insights into this determinant of long-term disease risk in women...
  13. pmc The timing of the age at which natural menopause occurs
    Ellen B Gold
    Department of Public Health Sciences and Division of Epidemiology, School of Medicine, University of California Davis, One Shields Avenue, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    Obstet Gynecol Clin North Am 38:425-40. 2011
    ..Knowledge about these relationships offers women and their health care providers enhanced understanding and choices to deal with menopause...
  14. ncbi request reprint Adiposity and reporting of vasomotor symptoms among midlife women: the study of women's health across the nation
    Rebecca C Thurston
    Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 167:78-85. 2008
    ..14, 1.42) in age- and site-adjusted models. Associations persisted in fully adjusted models and were not reduced when models included reproductive hormones. These findings support a thermoregulatory model of vasomotor symptoms...
  15. ncbi request reprint Cancer occurrence in Southeast Asian children in California
    Jonathan M Ducore
    Department of Pediatrics, University of California, Davis, Sacramento, California 95817, USA
    J Pediatr Hematol Oncol 26:613-8. 2004
    ..To estimate misclassification of ethnicity and cancer incidence in Southeast Asian children using the population-based California Cancer Registry...
  16. pmc Menopause-associated symptoms and cognitive performance: results from the study of women's health across the nation
    Gail A Greendale
    University of California, Los Angeles, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 171:1214-24. 2010
    ..The authors found that depressive, anxiety, sleep disturbance, and vasomotor symptoms did not account for the transient decrement in SDMT learning observed during late perimenopause...
  17. doi request reprint Self-reported anxiety, depressive, and vasomotor symptoms: a study of perimenopausal women presenting to a specialized midlife assessment center
    Andreea L Seritan
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of California, Davis, Medical Center, Sacramento, CA, USA
    Menopause 17:410-5. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the association of vasomotor symptoms (VMS) with anxiety and/or depressive symptoms in perimenopausal women...
  18. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with prevalent and incident urinary incontinence in a cohort of midlife women: a longitudinal analysis of data: study of women's health across the nation
    L Elaine Waetjen
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of California, Davis, CA, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 165:309-18. 2007
    ..In midlife women, incident incontinence is mild with different characteristics and baseline risk factors; overweight women have a higher risk of developing incontinence...
  19. pmc Association between menopausal transition stages and developing urinary incontinence
    L Elaine Waetjen
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of California, Davis, CA
    Obstet Gynecol 114:989-98. 2009
    ..To estimate whether menopause transition stage is independently associated with the development of incontinence symptoms...
  20. pmc Infection-related hospitalizations in older patients with ESRD
    Lorien S Dalrymple
    Medicine, University of California, Davis, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 56:522-30. 2010
    ..Few studies have examined the full range of infections experienced by dialysis patients. The purpose of this study is to examine types, rates, and risk factors for infection in older persons starting dialysis therapy...
  21. pmc Menstrual and reproductive factors in relation to mammographic density: the Study of Women's Health Across the Nation (SWAN)
    Lesley M Butler
    Division of Epidemiology, Department of Public Health Sciences, University of California at Davis, One Shields Avenue, 1616 DaVinci Court, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 112:165-74. 2008
    ..2, P<0.01 for >or=3 births versus no births). Our data support a mechanism for parity and breast cancer that involves mammographic density among pre- and early perimenopausal women that may be modified by body size...
  22. pmc Factors associated with worsening and improving urinary incontinence across the menopausal transition
    L Elaine Waetjen
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Statistics, University of California, Davis, California, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 111:667-77. 2008
    ..To evaluate whether the menopausal transition is associated with worsening of urinary incontinence symptoms over 6 years in midlife women...
  23. ncbi request reprint Dietary genistein intake and cognitive performance in a multiethnic cohort of midlife women
    Mei Hua Huang
    Division of Geriatrics, Department of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Menopause 13:621-30. 2006
    ..To examine the relationship between food frequency questionnaire estimated isoflavone intakes and cognitive performance...
  24. ncbi request reprint Dietary factors and vasomotor symptoms in breast cancer survivors: the WHEL Study
    Ellen B Gold
    Division of Epidemiology, Department of Public Health Sciences, University of California, Davis, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    Menopause 13:423-33. 2006
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  25. ncbi request reprint The relationship of circulating dehydroepiandrosterone, testosterone, and estradiol to stages of the menopausal transition and ethnicity
    Bill L Lasley
    Department of Population Health and Reproduction, University of California, Davis, California 95616, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 87:3760-7. 2002
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  26. pmc Ethnic differences in use of complementary and alternative medicine at midlife: longitudinal results from SWAN participants
    Yali A Bair
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, University of California, Davis 95616, USA
    Am J Public Health 92:1832-40. 2002
    ..We estimated the prevalence and longitudinal correlates of use of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) at midlife among participants of the Study of Women's Health Across the Nation (SWAN)...
  27. ncbi request reprint Use of conventional and complementary health care during the transition to menopause: longitudinal results from the Study of Women's Health Across the Nation (SWAN)
    Yali A Bair
    Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, University of California at Davis, 2103 Stockton Blvd, Suite 2224, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    Menopause 12:31-9. 2005
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  28. ncbi request reprint Factors affecting menstrual cycle characteristics
    Yan Liu
    Center for Family Studies, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, School of Medicine, University of Miami, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 160:131-40. 2004
    ..These results indicate that potentially modifiable risk factors, as well as immutable host factors, are associated with menstrual cycle characteristics that may in turn be related to subsequent disease risk...
  29. pmc Risk factors and comorbidities in primary biliary cirrhosis: a controlled interview-based study of 1032 patients
    M Eric Gershwin
    Division of Rheumatology, Allergy and Clinical Immunology, University of California at Davis School of Medicine, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    Hepatology 42:1194-202. 2005
    ..Exogenous estrogens may also contribute to explain the female predominance of the disease...
  30. pmc Dietary change and reduced breast cancer events among women without hot flashes after treatment of early-stage breast cancer: subgroup analysis of the Women's Healthy Eating and Living Study
    John P Pierce
    Moores UCSD Cancer Center, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 89:1565S-1571S. 2009
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  31. pmc Quality of life and everyday activities in patients with primary biliary cirrhosis
    Carlo Selmi
    Division of Rheumatology, Allergy, and Clinical Immunology, University of California, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    Hepatology 46:1836-43. 2007
    ..Nevertheless, patients with PBC suffer significantly more than controls from a variety of symptoms that are beyond the immediate impact of liver failure and affect their lifestyle, personal relationships, and work activities...
  32. ncbi request reprint Increases in plasma carotenoid concentrations in response to a major dietary change in the women's healthy eating and living study
    John P Pierce
    Cancer Prevention and Control Program, UCSD Moores Cancer Center, University of California, San Diego, 9500 Gilman Drive, Dept 0901, La Jolla, CA 92093 0901, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 15:1886-92. 2006
    ..Other intervention studies have not achieved the level of change in circulating carotenoids required to properly test this hypothesis...
  33. pmc Prenatal exposure to wood fuel smoke and low birth weight
    AMNA R SIDDIQUI
    Department of Public Health Sciences, University of California, Davis, California, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 116:543-9. 2008
    ..Maternal exposure to wood fuel smoke may lead to impaired fetal growth due to hypoxia and or oxidative stress from smoke constituents such as carbon monoxide and particulate matter...
  34. ncbi request reprint Bayesian analysis of risk factors for anovulation
    Yan Liu
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, School of Medicine, University of California, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    Stat Med 23:1901-19. 2004
    ..Our results indicated that increasing physical activity was associated with a significantly increased risk of anovulation; and smokers had a potentially, but not statistically significant, increased occurrence of anovulation...
  35. pmc Dietary pattern influences breast cancer prognosis in women without hot flashes: the women's healthy eating and living trial
    Ellen B Gold
    Department of Public Health Sciences, University of California, Davis, Davis, CA, USA
    J Clin Oncol 27:352-9. 2009
    ..To determine whether a low-fat diet high in vegetables, fruit, and fiber differentially affects prognosis in breast cancer survivors with hot flashes (HF) or without HF after treatment...
  36. pmc Presence of vasomotor symptoms is associated with lower bone mineral density: a longitudinal analysis
    Carolyn J Crandall
    Department of Internal Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    Menopause 16:239-46. 2009
    ..To determine whether women with vasomotor symptoms (VMS) have lower bone mineral density (BMD) than do women without VMS...
  37. pmc Time-varying effects of prognostic factors associated with disease-free survival in breast cancer
    Loki Natarajan
    Rebecca and John Moores UCSD Cancer Center, School of Medicine, University of California, La Jolla, California 92093 0901, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 169:1463-70. 2009
    ..7 years (hazard ratio = 1.5). These results emphasize the importance of careful statistical modeling allowing for possibly time-dependent effects in long-term survivorship studies...
  38. ncbi request reprint Telephone counseling intervention increases intakes of micronutrient- and phytochemical-rich vegetables, fruit and fiber in breast cancer survivors
    John P Pierce
    Cancer Prevention and Control Program, Cancer Center, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA, USA
    J Nutr 134:452-8. 2004
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  39. pmc Reliability of plasma carotenoid biomarkers and its relation to study power
    Wael K Al-Delaimy
    Cancer Prevention and Control Program, Moores UCSD Cancer Center, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093 0901, USA
    Epidemiology 19:338-44. 2008
    ..We assessed reliability of plasma carotenoid levels over time and how it could influence study power through sample size and effect-size...
  40. pmc Influence of a diet very high in vegetables, fruit, and fiber and low in fat on prognosis following treatment for breast cancer: the Women's Healthy Eating and Living (WHEL) randomized trial
    John P Pierce
    Moores UCSD Cancer Center, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093 0901, USA
    JAMA 298:289-98. 2007
    ..Evidence is lacking that a dietary pattern high in vegetables, fruit, and fiber and low in total fat can influence breast cancer recurrence or survival...
  41. pmc Tamoxifen, hot flashes and recurrence in breast cancer
    Joanne E Mortimer
    Cancer Prevention and Control Program, Moores UCSD Cancer Center, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093 0901, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 108:421-6. 2008
    ..The strength of this finding suggests that further study of the relationship between hot flashes and breast cancer progression is warranted. Additional work is warranted to clarify the mechanism of hot flashes in this setting...
  42. pmc Telephone counseling helps maintain long-term adherence to a high-vegetable dietary pattern
    John P Pierce
    Moores UCSD Cancer Center, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093, USA
    J Nutr 137:2291-6. 2007
    ..This large change will allow testing of hypotheses on the role of dietary change in preventing additional breast cancer events...
  43. pmc Low to moderate alcohol intake is not associated with increased mortality after breast cancer
    Shirley W Flatt
    Cancer Prevention and Control Program, Moores UCSD Cancer Center, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093 0901, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 19:681-8. 2010
    ..An inverse association between alcohol intake and obesity suggests possible confounding between these variables (and perhaps other factors) with breast cancer outcomes...
  44. ncbi request reprint A randomized trial of the effect of a plant-based dietary pattern on additional breast cancer events and survival: the Women's Healthy Eating and Living (WHEL) Study
    John P Pierce
    Cancer Center, University of California, San Diego, CA 92093 0645, USA
    Control Clin Trials 23:728-56. 2002
    ..We will assess evidence of effectiveness by the length of the breast cancer event-free interval, as well as by overall survival separately in all the women in the study as well as specifically in women under and over the age of 55 years...
  45. ncbi request reprint The relation of occupational organic solvent exposure to symptom reporting in a sample of white and Chinese midlife women
    Rochelle S Green
    Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment, California Environmental Protection Agency, Oakland, California 94612, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 47:410-23. 2005
    ..This study examined the relation of occupational solvent exposure to menopausal and other symptoms in midlife women...
  46. ncbi request reprint Mammographic density in a multiethnic cohort
    Laurel A Habel
    Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente, Oakland, CA 94612, USA
    Menopause 14:891-9. 2007
    ..To compare mammographic density among premenopausal and early perimenopausal women from four racial/ethnic groups and to examine density and acculturation among Japanese and Chinese women...
  47. ncbi request reprint Selected diet and lifestyle factors are associated with estrogen metabolites in a multiracial/ethnic population of women
    MaryFran R Sowers
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48104, USA
    J Nutr 136:1588-95. 2006
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  48. pmc Functional status of patients with primary biliary cirrhosis
    Arti Parikh-Patel
    Department of Epidemiology, University of California at Davis, 95616, USA
    Am J Gastroenterol 97:2871-9. 2002
    ..Although autoimmune diseases can have a significant impact on the quality of life, there has been a relative paucity of data with respect to the functional status of patients with primary biliary cirrhosis (PBC)...
  49. ncbi request reprint Complementary and alternative medicine use among American women: findings from The National Health Interview Survey, 2002
    Dawn M Upchurch
    School of Public Health, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 16:102-13. 2007
    ..This study identified sociodemographic, health, and lifestyle factors associated with use of various types of CAM among women in the United States and examined health conditions and reasons for use...
  50. ncbi request reprint Physical activity and menstrual cycle characteristics in two prospective cohorts
    Barbara Sternfeld
    Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente, Oakland, CA 94611, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 156:402-9. 2002
    ..These findings lend modest support to the hypothesis that moderate levels of physical activity can lengthen the menstrual cycle...
  51. pmc Depressive symptoms during the menopausal transition: the Study of Women's Health Across the Nation (SWAN)
    Joyce T Bromberger
    Department of Epidemiology, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, United States
    J Affect Disord 103:267-72. 2007
    ..This study examined the longitudinal relationship between changes in menopausal status and the risk of clinically relevant depressive symptoms and whether the relationship differed according to initial depressive symptom level...
  52. ncbi request reprint Body size and ethnicity are associated with menstrual cycle alterations in women in the early menopausal transition: The Study of Women's Health across the Nation (SWAN) Daily Hormone Study
    Nanette Santoro
    Division of Reproductive Endocrinology, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Women s Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York, New York 10461, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 89:2622-31. 2004
    ..Comparisons to younger women indirectly support the inhibin hypothesis, which proposes that the initiating event in the menopausal transition is the loss of inhibin negative feedback on FSH secondary to a diminished follicular reserve...
  53. ncbi request reprint The relationship of longitudinal change in reproductive hormones and vasomotor symptoms during the menopausal transition
    John F Randolph
    L4228 Women s Hospital, University of Michigan Health System, 1500 East Medical Center Drive, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 0276, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 90:6106-12. 2005
    ..Vasomotor symptoms are reported by 65-76% of women traversing the menopausal transition and are a primary reason for medical intervention during this life stage...
  54. ncbi request reprint Reproductive hormones in the early menopausal transition: relationship to ethnicity, body size, and menopausal status
    John F Randolph
    Clinical Centers University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 88:1516-22. 2003
    ..All hormone concentrations were significantly correlated with body mass index. We conclude that serum sex steroid, FSH, and SHBG levels vary by ethnicity, but are highly confounded by ethnic disparities in body size...
  55. ncbi request reprint Use of complementary and alternative medicine during the menopause transition: longitudinal results from the Study of Women's Health Across the Nation
    Yali A Bair
    Planned Parenthood Affiliates of California, Sacramento, CA, USA
    Menopause 15:32-43. 2008
    ..This study examined whether use of complementary and alternative (CAM) therapies during the menopause transition varied by ethnicity...
  56. ncbi request reprint Vasomotor symptom prevalence is associated with polymorphisms in sex steroid-metabolizing enzymes and receptors
    Carolyn J Crandall
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California 90024, USA
    Am J Med 119:S52-60. 2006
    ..Clarification of the mechanisms of the associations and confirmation in other populations is warranted...
  57. ncbi request reprint Helping midlife women predict the onset of the final menses: SWAN, the Study of Women's Health Across the Nation
    Nanette Santoro
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Women s Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York, NY 10461, USA
    Menopause 14:415-24. 2007
    ..Women approaching menopause often ask their doctors, "When are my periods going to end?" The objective of this study was to predict time to the final menstrual period (FMP)...
  58. ncbi request reprint Lifestyle factors: are they related to vasomotor symptoms and do they modify the effectiveness or side effects of hormone therapy?
    Gail A Greendale
    Division of Geriatrics, Department of Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California 90095 1687, USA
    Am J Med 118:148-54. 2005
    ..Whether certain behaviors or BMI raise or lower the risks or benefits of HT remains largely unknown and should be the focus of future research...
  59. doi request reprint Physical activity and mammographic density in a cohort of midlife women
    Nina Oestreicher
    Kaiser Permanente Division of Research, Oakland, CA 94612, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 40:451-6. 2008
    ..Physical activity (PA) is one of few modifiable breast cancer risk factors. There have been few studies of the relation between PA and mammographic density, especially in multiethnic populations...
  60. pmc Sleep disturbance during the menopausal transition in a multi-ethnic community sample of women
    Howard M Kravitz
    Rush University Medical Center, Department of Psychiatry, Rush West Campus, 2150 West Harrison Street, Chicago, IL, USA
    Sleep 31:979-90. 2008
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  61. ncbi request reprint Correlates of circulating androgens in mid-life women: the study of women's health across the nation
    Nanette Santoro
    Division of Reproductive Endocrinology, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Women s Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, 1300 Morris Park Avenue, Mazer 316, Bronx, New York 10461, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 90:4836-45. 2005
    ..Because circulating androgens decline with age, the use of androgen supplementation for women to improve health and well-being has been increasing...
  62. pmc Dietary fat subgroups, zinc, and vegetable components are related to urine F2a-isoprostane concentration, a measure of oxidative stress, in midlife women
    Kristin M Tomey
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48104, USA
    J Nutr 137:2412-9. 2007
    ..346, SE = 0.14, P = 0.01), and -0.117, 0.04 (P = 0.001), respectively]. In conclusion, diet (fat subtypes, zinc, and vegetable components) and smoking were associated with urine F(2a)-isoprostanes, a marker of oxidative stress...
  63. pmc Reproductive steroid hormones and recurrence-free survival in women with a history of breast cancer
    Cheryl L Rock
    Cancer Prevention and Control Program, Moores UCSD Cancer Center, University of California San Diego, 3855 Health Sciences Drive, La Jolla, CA 92093 0901, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 17:614-20. 2008
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Research Grants10

  1. Study of Women's Health Across the Nation III--UC Davis
    Ellen Gold; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..We will build upon the rich foundation developed during SWAN I and II and link these data to important menopause-related and health outcomes in SWAN III. ..
  2. SWAN Sleep Study II-UC Davis/Kaiser site
    Ellen Gold; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The results can inform primary prevention of adverse health outcomes due to the menopause-related sleep disturbances. ..
  3. CAM Use in Midlife Women in Five Ethnic Groups
    Ellen Gold; Fiscal Year: 2005
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  4. Sleep during the peri-menopause in a multi-ethnic cohort
    Ellen Gold; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..All sleep study data, as well as relevant data from the Core SWAN study, will be merged and analyzed by the Michigan site. The Chicago and UC Davis PIs will co-chair the Sleep Study Steering Committee. ..