Ka He

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Affiliation: University of North Carolina
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Intakes of long-chain n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids and fish in relation to measurements of subclinical atherosclerosis
    Ka He
    Department of Nutrition, School of Public Health and School of Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 88:1111-8. 2008
  2. ncbi request reprint The puzzle of dietary fat intake and risk of ischemic stroke: a brief review of epidemiologic data
    Ka He
    Department of Preventative Medicine, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 107:287-95. 2007
  3. pmc Trace elements in nails as biomarkers in clinical research
    Ka He
    Department of Nutrition, Gillings School of Global Public Health and School of Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7461, USA
    Eur J Clin Invest 41:98-102. 2011
  4. pmc Associations of dietary long-chain n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids and fish with biomarkers of inflammation and endothelial activation (from the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis [MESA])
    Ka He
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    Am J Cardiol 103:1238-43. 2009
  5. doi request reprint Fish, long-chain omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids and prevention of cardiovascular disease--eat fish or take fish oil supplement?
    Ka He
    Department of Nutrition, Gillings School of Global Public Health and School of Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Prog Cardiovasc Dis 52:95-114. 2009
  6. pmc Consumption of monosodium glutamate in relation to incidence of overweight in Chinese adults: China Health and Nutrition Survey (CHNS)
    Ka He
    Departments of Nutrition and Epidemiology, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 93:1328-36. 2011
  7. pmc Folate intake and incidence of hypertension among American young adults: a 20-y follow-up study
    Pengcheng Xun
    Department of Nutrition, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 95:1023-30. 2012
  8. pmc Intakes of long-chain omega-3 (n-3) PUFAs and fish in relation to incidence of asthma among American young adults: the CARDIA study
    Jingjing Li
    Departments of Epidemiology, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 97:173-8. 2013
  9. pmc Longitudinal association between toenail selenium levels and measures of subclinical atherosclerosis: the CARDIA trace element study
    Pengcheng Xun
    Department of Nutrition, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Atherosclerosis 210:662-7. 2010
  10. pmc Associations of toenail selenium levels with inflammatory biomarkers of fibrinogen, high-sensitivity c-reactive protein, and interleukin-6: The CARDIA Trace Element Study
    Pengcheng Xun
    Department of Nutrition, Gillings School of Global Public Health and School of Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 171:793-800. 2010

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Publications55

  1. ncbi request reprint Intakes of long-chain n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids and fish in relation to measurements of subclinical atherosclerosis
    Ka He
    Department of Nutrition, School of Public Health and School of Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 88:1111-8. 2008
    ..Data on the relations of different types of fish meals and long-chain n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs) to measures of atherosclerosis are sparse...
  2. ncbi request reprint The puzzle of dietary fat intake and risk of ischemic stroke: a brief review of epidemiologic data
    Ka He
    Department of Preventative Medicine, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 107:287-95. 2007
    ..Future investigations are needed to examine the effects of fatty acids on subtype of ischemic stroke and to clarify the possible differences of dietary fat in relation to ischemic stroke and CHD...
  3. pmc Trace elements in nails as biomarkers in clinical research
    Ka He
    Department of Nutrition, Gillings School of Global Public Health and School of Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7461, USA
    Eur J Clin Invest 41:98-102. 2011
    ..The importance of trace elements in relation to human health has been increasingly recognized. Accurate and adequate quantification of trace elements are crucial in clinical research...
  4. pmc Associations of dietary long-chain n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids and fish with biomarkers of inflammation and endothelial activation (from the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis [MESA])
    Ka He
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    Am J Cardiol 103:1238-43. 2009
    ..These results may partially explain the cardioprotective effects of fish consumption...
  5. doi request reprint Fish, long-chain omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids and prevention of cardiovascular disease--eat fish or take fish oil supplement?
    Ka He
    Department of Nutrition, Gillings School of Global Public Health and School of Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Prog Cardiovasc Dis 52:95-114. 2009
    ..Further studies are needed to investigate the potential adverse effects of contaminants in fish and the possible different effects from different types of fish and cooking methods...
  6. pmc Consumption of monosodium glutamate in relation to incidence of overweight in Chinese adults: China Health and Nutrition Survey (CHNS)
    Ka He
    Departments of Nutrition and Epidemiology, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 93:1328-36. 2011
    ..It has been hypothesized that monosodium glutamate (MSG), a flavor enhancer, is positively associated with weight gain, which influences energy balance through the disruption of the hypothalamic signaling cascade of leptin action...
  7. pmc Folate intake and incidence of hypertension among American young adults: a 20-y follow-up study
    Pengcheng Xun
    Department of Nutrition, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 95:1023-30. 2012
    ..However, human studies, particularly longitudinal data, are limited...
  8. pmc Intakes of long-chain omega-3 (n-3) PUFAs and fish in relation to incidence of asthma among American young adults: the CARDIA study
    Jingjing Li
    Departments of Epidemiology, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 97:173-8. 2013
    ..Although long-chain ω-3 (n-3) PUFAs (LCω3PUFAs) have been linked to the prevention of some inflammatory disorders, little is known about the association between these fatty acids and incidence of asthma...
  9. pmc Longitudinal association between toenail selenium levels and measures of subclinical atherosclerosis: the CARDIA trace element study
    Pengcheng Xun
    Department of Nutrition, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Atherosclerosis 210:662-7. 2010
    ..To examine the longitudinal association between toenail selenium levels and subclinical atherosclerosis over an 18-year period...
  10. pmc Associations of toenail selenium levels with inflammatory biomarkers of fibrinogen, high-sensitivity c-reactive protein, and interleukin-6: The CARDIA Trace Element Study
    Pengcheng Xun
    Department of Nutrition, Gillings School of Global Public Health and School of Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 171:793-800. 2010
    ..Gender, race/ethnicity, smoking status, and selenium supplementation did not appreciably modify these results. This study found no associations between toenail selenium and inflammation as measured by fibrinogen, hs-CRP, and IL-6...
  11. ncbi request reprint Folate, vitamin B6, and B12 intakes in relation to risk of stroke among men
    Ka He
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Mass, USA
    Stroke 35:169-74. 2004
    ..However, the effects of intakes of these vitamins on risk of stroke are still uncertain. This study examines intakes of folate, vitamin B6, and B12 in relation to risk of ischemic and hemorrhagic stroke...
  12. pmc Antioxidant intake and pancreatic cancer risk: the Vitamins and Lifestyle (VITAL) Study
    Xuesong Han
    Department of Nutrition, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Cancer 119:1314-20. 2013
    ..In this study, the authors examined the intake of antioxidants from diet and supplements in relation to pancreatic cancer risk among participants of the Vitamins and Lifestyle (VITAL) Study...
  13. pmc Association of dietary magnesium intake with radiographic knee osteoarthritis: results from a population-based study
    Bo Qin
    University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, USA
    Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken) 64:1306-11. 2012
    ..To examine the cross-sectional association between dietary magnesium intake and radiographic knee osteoarthritis (OA) among African American and white men and women...
  14. ncbi request reprint Accumulated evidence on fish consumption and coronary heart disease mortality: a meta-analysis of cohort studies
    Ka He
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, 680 North Lake Shore Drive, Suite 1102, Chicago, Ill 60611, USA
    Circulation 109:2705-11. 2004
    ..Results from observational studies on fish consumption and coronary heart disease (CHD) mortality are inconsistent...
  15. pmc Dietary fat intake and risk of stroke in male US healthcare professionals: 14 year prospective cohort study
    Ka He
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, 665 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    BMJ 327:777-82. 2003
    ..To examine the association between intake of total fat, specific types of fat, and cholesterol and risk of stroke in men. Design and setting Health professional follow up study with 14 year follow up...
  16. pmc Fasting insulin level is positively associated with incidence of hypertension among American young adults: a 20-year follow-up study
    Pengcheng Xun
    Department of Nutrition, Gillings School of Global Public Health and School of Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Diabetes Care 35:1532-7. 2012
    ..We examined the relation between fasting insulin and incidence of HTN in a large prospective cohort...
  17. pmc Longitudinal association between animal and vegetable protein intake and obesity among men in the United States: the Chicago Western Electric Study
    Deborah Bujnowski
    Department of Epidemiology, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC 2759, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 111:1150-1155.e1. 2011
    ..Literature on the association of protein intake with body weight is inconsistent. Little is known about the relation of long-term protein intake to obesity...
  18. pmc Fasting insulin concentrations and incidence of hypertension, stroke, and coronary heart disease: a meta-analysis of prospective cohort studies
    Pengcheng Xun
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN PX and KH the Department of Genetics, School of Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC YW and the Public Health Sciences Division, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA QH
    Am J Clin Nutr 98:1543-54. 2013
    ..Insulin resistance is a precursor of numerous chronic diseases, including cardiovascular disease (CVD). The fasting insulin concentration is considered a reasonable surrogate of insulin resistance, especially among nondiabetic individuals...
  19. pmc Distributions and determinants of mercury concentrations in toenails among American young adults: the CARDIA Trace Element Study
    Pengcheng Xun
    Department of Nutrition, Gillings School of Global Public Health and School of Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2221 McGavran Greenberg, Campus Box 7461, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Environ Sci Pollut Res Int 20:1423-30. 2013
    ..As fish consumption was the key determinant, avoiding certain types of fish that have relatively high Hg levels may be crucial in reducing Hg intake...
  20. pmc Types of fish consumed and fish preparation methods in relation to pancreatic cancer incidence: the VITAL Cohort Study
    Ka He
    Department of Nutrition, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 177:152-60. 2013
    ..LC-PUFAs, particularly docosahexaenoic acid, and nonfried fish, but not shellfish or fried fish, may be beneficial in the primary prevention of pancreatic cancer...
  21. pmc Are the 2005 Dietary Guidelines for Americans Associated With reduced risk of type 2 diabetes and cardiometabolic risk factors? Twenty-year findings from the CARDIA study
    DAISY ZAMORA
    Department of Nutrition, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    Diabetes Care 34:1183-5. 2011
    ..To examine the prospective association between accordance with the 2005 Dietary Guidelines for Americans (DGA) and subsequent diabetes incidence and changes in cardiometabolic risk factors...
  22. pmc Higher branched-chain amino acid intake is associated with a lower prevalence of being overweight or obese in middle-aged East Asian and Western adults
    Li Qiang Qin
    Department of Nutrition, Gillings School of Global Public Health and School of Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    J Nutr 141:249-54. 2011
    ..03). In conclusion, higher dietary BCAA intake is associated with lower prevalence of overweight status/obesity among apparently healthy middle-aged adults from East Asian and Western countries...
  23. pmc The association between body mass index and hypertension is different between East and Southeast Asians
    Tuan T Nguyen
    Department of Nutrition, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC 27516 3997, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 89:1905-12. 2009
    ..Few studies have allowed direct comparison of the association between body mass index (BMI; in kg/m2) and hypertension in different Asian ethnicities...
  24. pmc Association of monosodium glutamate intake with overweight in Chinese adults: the INTERMAP Study
    Ka He
    Department of Nutrition, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 16:1875-80. 2008
    ..03) and 2.75 (95% confidence interval, 1.28-5.95, P = 0.04). This research provides data that MSG intake may be associated with increased risk of overweight independent of physical activity and total energy intake in humans...
  25. ncbi request reprint Fish consumption and incidence of stroke: a meta-analysis of cohort studies
    Ka He
    Department of Preventive Medicine, The Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, 680 N Lake Shore Dr, Suite 1102, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Stroke 35:1538-42. 2004
    ..Results from observational studies on fish consumption and risk of stroke are inconsistent. We quantitatively assessed the relationship between fish intake and incidence of stroke using a meta-analysis of cohort studies...
  26. pmc Fish Consumption and Incidence of Diabetes: meta-analysis of data from 438,000 individuals in 12 independent prospective cohorts with an average 11-year follow-up
    Pengcheng Xun
    Department of Nutrition, Gillings School of Global Public Health and School of Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    Diabetes Care 35:930-8. 2012
    ..However, epidemiological data on fish intake and diabetes incidence are controversial and inconclusive. Therefore, we aimed to assess the literature and determine the association between fish consumption and diabetes risk quantitatively...
  27. pmc Predictors of measurement error in energy intake during pregnancy
    Eric Nowicki
    Department of Epidemiology, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, 27599 7435, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 173:560-8. 2011
    ..LER and HER are prevalent during pregnancy. Identifying their predictors may improve data collection and analytic methods for reducing systematic bias in the study of diet and reproductive outcomes...
  28. pmc Distribution of toenail selenium levels in young adult Caucasians and African Americans in the United States: the CARDIA Trace Element Study
    Pengcheng Xun
    Department of Nutrition, Gillings School of Global Public Health and School of Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2221 McGavran Greenberg, Campus Box 7461, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Environ Res 111:514-9. 2011
    ..Data on selenium (Se) levels in American young adults, especially in African Americans, are lacking...
  29. pmc Magnesium intake in relation to systemic inflammation, insulin resistance, and the incidence of diabetes
    Dae Jung Kim
    Department of Nutrition, Gillings School of Global Public Health and School of Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    Diabetes Care 33:2604-10. 2010
    ..To investigate the long-term associations of magnesium intake with incidence of diabetes, systemic inflammation, and insulin resistance among young American adults...
  30. doi request reprint Food concern and its associations with obesity and diabetes among lower-income New Yorkers
    Sirin Yaemsiri
    Department of Epidemiology, UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Public Health Nutr 15:39-47. 2012
    ..To examine food concern (FC) and its associations with obesity and diabetes in a racially diverse, urban population...
  31. ncbi request reprint Magnesium intake and incidence of metabolic syndrome among young adults
    Ka He
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Circulation 113:1675-82. 2006
    ..However, the longitudinal association of magnesium intake and incidence of metabolic syndrome has not been investigated...
  32. pmc Higher dietary intake of long-chain omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids is inversely associated with depressive symptoms in women
    Laura A Colangelo
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Nutrition 25:1011-9. 2009
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  33. ncbi request reprint Magnesium intake and the metabolic syndrome: epidemiologic evidence to date
    Ka He
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    J Cardiometab Syndr 1:351-5. 2006
    ..The purpose of this brief review is to summarize the epidemiologic data relating magnesium to the metabolic syndrome and to discuss the potential mechanisms...
  34. doi request reprint White blood cell count in young adulthood and coronary artery calcification in early middle age: coronary artery risk development in young adults (CARDIA) study
    Lifang Hou
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, 680 N Lake Shore Dr suite 1400, Chicago, IL, 60611, USA
    Eur J Epidemiol 28:735-42. 2013
    ..Results are attenuated when other risk factors are accounted for. Our results suggest the possible early involvement of WBC, particularly eosinophils, in the early stages of atherosclerosis...
  35. pmc Trans fat, aspirin, and ischemic stroke in postmenopausal women
    Sirin Yaemsiri
    Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina Gillings School of Global Public Health, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Ann Neurol 72:704-15. 2012
    ..To examine the associations between dietary fat intake and ischemic stroke among postmenopausal women...
  36. doi request reprint Blood methylomics in response to arsenic exposure in a low-exposed US population
    Xin Liu
    1 Mary Ann and J Milburn Smith Child Health Research Program, Ann and Robert H Lurie Children s Hospital of Chicago Research Center, Department of Pediatrics, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois, USA 2 Department of Preventive Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol 24:145-9. 2014
    ..Some genes annotated by these 22 CpG sites are known to be involved in As-associated diseases. Replication in larger samples of individuals with low levels of As exposure will be required. ..
  37. doi request reprint Selenium exposure and depressive symptoms: The Coronary Artery Risk Development in Young Adults Trace Element Study
    Laura A Colangelo
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Feinberg School of Medicine, 680 North Lake Shore Drive, Suite 1400, Chicago, IL 60611, United States Electronic address
    Neurotoxicology 41:167-74. 2014
    ..Contrary to previously reported findings related to mood, higher level of selenium exposure was associated with presence of elevated depressive symptoms. More research is needed to elucidate the role of selenium in depressive disorders. ..
  38. ncbi request reprint Magnesium physiology and pathogenic mechanisms that contribute to the development of the metabolic syndrome
    Rashad J Belin
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Magnes Res 20:107-29. 2007
    ..In this review, we describe and discuss the myriad of integrated physiological mechanisms through which magnesium deficiency and the resultant altered magnesium status may lead to the development of the MetS and each of its components...
  39. pmc Longitudinal trends in gasoline price and physical activity: the CARDIA study
    Ningqi Hou
    Department of Nutrition, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27516, USA
    Prev Med 52:365-9. 2011
    ..To investigate longitudinal associations between community-level gasoline price and physical activity (PA)...
  40. pmc Egg consumption in relation to risk of cardiovascular disease and diabetes: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Jang Yel Shin
    Department of Nutrition, Gillings Schools of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 98:146-59. 2013
    ..The associations of egg consumption with cardiovascular disease (CVD) and diabetes are still unclear...
  41. pmc Optimal cutoff values for overweight: using body mass index to predict incidence of hypertension in 18- to 65-year-old Chinese adults
    T Tuan Nguyen
    Department of Nutrition, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27516, USA
    J Nutr 138:1377-82. 2008
    ..Our study supported the hypothesis that the BMI cutoff to define overweight should be lower in Chinese than that in Western populations...
  42. pmc Fish or long-chain (n-3) PUFA intake is not associated with pancreatic cancer risk in a meta-analysis and systematic review
    Bo Qin
    Department of Nutrition, Gillings Schools of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    J Nutr 142:1067-73. 2012
    ..Further studies that consider different species and preparation methods of fish, and additional adjustment for contaminants in fish, are warranted...
  43. ncbi request reprint Fish consumption and risk of stroke in men
    Ka He
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, 665 Huntington Ave, Boston, Mass 02115, USA
    JAMA 288:3130-6. 2002
    ..The effect of fish consumption or long-chain omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acid (PUFA) intake on risk of stroke remains uncertain...
  44. pmc Tracking of physical activity and inactivity in middle school girls
    Chris D Baggett
    Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 40:1916-22. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to describe and compare the levels of tracking of physical activity and inactivity as assessed by self-report and accelerometry in middle school girls during a 2-yr period...
  45. ncbi request reprint Defining and understanding healthy lifestyles choices for adolescents
    Ka He
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Northwestern University School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    J Adolesc Health 35:26-33. 2004
    ..To: (a) establish criteria for defining positive health behaviors and lifestyle; and (b) identify characteristics of adolescents who practice a healthy lifestyle...
  46. pmc Fish and fish oil intake in relation to risk of asthma: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Huan Yang
    Institute of Toxicology, Third Military Medical University, Chongqing, China Department of Epidemiology, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States of America Department of Nutrition, Gillings School of Global Public Health and School of Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States of America Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 8:e80048. 2013
    ..Epidemiological data to date indicate that fish or LCn3PUFA intake may be beneficial to prevent asthma in children. Further studies are needed to establish causal inference and to elucidate the potential mechanisms. ..
  47. pmc Agricultural exposures and stroke mortality in the Agricultural Health Study
    Jessica L Rinsky
    a Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina Gillings School of Global Public Health, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    J Toxicol Environ Health A 76:798-814. 2013
    ..Further investigation of incident stroke, rather than stroke mortality, as well as stroke subtypes, is needed to determine the full role of agricultural exposures and stroke. ..
  48. pmc p38 mitogen-activated protein kinase (MAPK) promotes cholesterol ester accumulation in macrophages through inhibition of macroautophagy
    Shuang Mei
    Department of Nutrition, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27559, USA
    J Biol Chem 287:11761-8. 2012
    ..Together, our results provide brand new insight about cholesterol ester accumulation in macrophages and foam cell formation...
  49. doi request reprint Effect of soy isoflavones on circulating C-reactive protein in postmenopausal women: meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials
    Jia Yi Dong
    Department of Nutrition and Food Hygiene, School of Radiation Medicine and Public Health, Soochow University, Suzhou, China
    Menopause 18:1256-62. 2011
    ..However, soy isoflavones may produce a significant reduction in CRP among postmenopausal women with elevated CRP...
  50. ncbi request reprint A few more thoughts about fish and fish oil
    Ka He
    J Am Diet Assoc 105:350-1. 2005
  51. ncbi request reprint Dietary fat and stroke: a different story from coronary heart disease
    Ka He
    Ital Heart J 4:821-3. 2003
  52. doi request reprint Fish consumption in relation to stroke risk
    Ka He
    Neuroepidemiology 30:70. 2008
  53. ncbi request reprint Food omega-3 fatty acid intake of individuals (total, linolenic acid, long-chain) and their blood pressure: INTERMAP study
    Hirotsugu Ueshima
    Department of Health Science, Shiga University of Medical Science, Tsukinowa cho Seta, Otsu, Shiga 520 2192, Japan
    Hypertension 50:313-9. 2007
    ..In summary, food omega-3 PFA intake related inversely to blood pressure, including in nonhypertensive persons, with small estimated effect size. Food omega-3 PFA may contribute to prevention and control of adverse blood pressure levels...
  54. pmc Risks and benefits of omega 3 fats: a few thoughts on systematic review
    Ka He
    BMJ 332:915; discussion 915-6. 2006
  55. ncbi request reprint Risks and benefits of seafood consumption
    Ka He
    Am J Prev Med 30:440-1. 2006

Research Grants7

  1. Trace Elements and Cardiovascular Disease (CVD) Risks Factors Among Young Adults
    Ka He; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....
  2. Amino Acids, Protein, and BMI in Adults Across Cultures
    Ka He; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..It is of great public health and clinical significance as obesity is a major health concern. The findings from this project may lead to new research on obesity prevention. ..