Maureen A Murtaugh

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Affiliation: University of Utah
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Meat consumption patterns and preparation, genetic variants of metabolic enzymes, and their association with rectal cancer in men and women
    Maureen A Murtaugh
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84101, USA
    J Nutr 134:776-84. 2004
  2. pmc Dietary intake of folate and co-factors in folate metabolism, MTHFR polymorphisms, and reduced rectal cancer
    Maureen A Murtaugh
    Health Research Center, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84108, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 18:153-63. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint Interactions of peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor {gamma} and diet in etiology of colorectal cancer
    Maureen A Murtaugh
    Health Research Center, Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of Utah, Suite A, 375 Chipeta Way, Salt Lake City, UT 84101, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 14:1224-9. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint The CYP1A1 genotype may alter the association of meat consumption patterns and preparation with the risk of colorectal cancer in men and women
    Maureen A Murtaugh
    Health Research Center, Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84101, USA
    J Nutr 135:179-86. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Epidemiological support for the protection of whole grains against diabetes
    Maureen A Murtaugh
    Division of Epidemiology, University of Minnesota School of Public Health, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    Proc Nutr Soc 62:143-9. 2003
  6. ncbi request reprint Association of fluids from beverages with risk of rectal cancer
    Maureen A Murtaugh
    Health Research Center, Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of Utah, Salt Lake City 84101, USA
    Nutr Cancer 49:25-31. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint Antioxidants, carotenoids, and risk of rectal cancer
    Maureen A Murtaugh
    Health Research Center, Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84108, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 159:32-41. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint Vitamin D receptor gene polymorphisms, dietary promotion of insulin resistance, and colon and rectal cancer
    Maureen A Murtaugh
    Health Research Center, Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84108, USA
    Nutr Cancer 55:35-43. 2006
  9. pmc Physical activity and breast cancer risk among women in the southwestern United States
    Martha L Slattery
    Department of Medicine, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84117, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 17:342-53. 2007
  10. pmc Associations among body mass index, waist circumference, and health indicators in American Indian and Alaska Native adults
    Martha L Slattery
    University of Utah, Department of Medicine, Salt Lake City, UT 84108 USA
    Am J Health Promot 24:246-54. 2010

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Publications44

  1. ncbi request reprint Meat consumption patterns and preparation, genetic variants of metabolic enzymes, and their association with rectal cancer in men and women
    Maureen A Murtaugh
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84101, USA
    J Nutr 134:776-84. 2004
    ..These data suggest that mutagens such as HCA that form when meat is cooked may be culpable substances in rectal cancer risk, not red meat itself...
  2. pmc Dietary intake of folate and co-factors in folate metabolism, MTHFR polymorphisms, and reduced rectal cancer
    Maureen A Murtaugh
    Health Research Center, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84108, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 18:153-63. 2007
    ..Folate intake, low methyl donor status, and MTHFR polymorphisms may play independent roles in the etiology of rectal cancer...
  3. ncbi request reprint Interactions of peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor {gamma} and diet in etiology of colorectal cancer
    Maureen A Murtaugh
    Health Research Center, Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of Utah, Suite A, 375 Chipeta Way, Salt Lake City, UT 84101, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 14:1224-9. 2005
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  4. ncbi request reprint The CYP1A1 genotype may alter the association of meat consumption patterns and preparation with the risk of colorectal cancer in men and women
    Maureen A Murtaugh
    Health Research Center, Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84101, USA
    J Nutr 135:179-86. 2005
    ..Genetic susceptibility may modify the associations of some meat or meat preparation factors with the risk of colorectal cancer...
  5. ncbi request reprint Epidemiological support for the protection of whole grains against diabetes
    Maureen A Murtaugh
    Division of Epidemiology, University of Minnesota School of Public Health, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    Proc Nutr Soc 62:143-9. 2003
    ..There is accumulating evidence to support the hypothesis that whole-grain consumption is associated with a reduced risk of incident type 2 diabetes; it may also improve glucose control in diabetic individuals...
  6. ncbi request reprint Association of fluids from beverages with risk of rectal cancer
    Maureen A Murtaugh
    Health Research Center, Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of Utah, Salt Lake City 84101, USA
    Nutr Cancer 49:25-31. 2004
    ..Associations of alcohol to risk for rectal cancer may be related to cellular hyperproliferation and may be modified by NSAID use...
  7. ncbi request reprint Antioxidants, carotenoids, and risk of rectal cancer
    Maureen A Murtaugh
    Health Research Center, Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84108, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 159:32-41. 2004
    ..Associations differed by estrogen status for beta-carotene, lycopene, and vitamin E. These results suggest that vitamin E and lycopene may modestly reduce the risk of rectal cancer in women...
  8. ncbi request reprint Vitamin D receptor gene polymorphisms, dietary promotion of insulin resistance, and colon and rectal cancer
    Maureen A Murtaugh
    Health Research Center, Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84108, USA
    Nutr Cancer 55:35-43. 2006
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  9. pmc Physical activity and breast cancer risk among women in the southwestern United States
    Martha L Slattery
    Department of Medicine, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84117, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 17:342-53. 2007
    ..01), while among postmenopausal HAI women, physical activity interacted with body mass index (p value, 0.04). These data suggest that physical activity is important in reducing risk of breast cancer in both NHW and HAI women...
  10. pmc Associations among body mass index, waist circumference, and health indicators in American Indian and Alaska Native adults
    Martha L Slattery
    University of Utah, Department of Medicine, Salt Lake City, UT 84108 USA
    Am J Health Promot 24:246-54. 2010
    ..Little is known about obesity-related health issues among American Indian and Alaska Native (AIAN) populations...
  11. ncbi request reprint Diet composition and risk of overweight and obesity in women living in the southwestern United States
    Maureen A Murtaugh
    Division of Clinical Epidemiology, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 107:1311-21. 2007
    ..We assessed the association of dietary patterns and macronutrient composition with overweight and obesity in Hispanic and non-Hispanic white women...
  12. pmc Diet patterns and breast cancer risk in Hispanic and non-Hispanic white women: the Four-Corners Breast Cancer Study
    Maureen A Murtaugh
    Division of Epidemiology, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Utah, Provo, UT, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 87:978-84. 2008
    ..There is a lower incidence of breast cancer among Hispanic women than among non-Hispanic white women. Little is known about the role of diet in this difference...
  13. doi request reprint Macronutrient composition influence on breast cancer risk in Hispanic and non-Hispanic white women: the 4-Corners Breast Cancer Study
    Maureen A Murtaugh
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah 84108, USA
    Nutr Cancer 63:185-95. 2011
    ..Associations of the macronutrients carbohydrate and fat with breast cancer risk were attenuated among postmenopausal obese women...
  14. pmc Factors associated with response to a follow-up postal questionnaire in a cohort of American Indians
    Sandra L Edwards
    Division of Epidemiology, Department of Internal Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Utah, 295 Chipeta Way, Salt Lake City, UT 84132, USA
    Prev Med 48:596-9. 2009
    ..The aim of the study was to collect pilot data on response rates to a follow-up postal questionnaire in a cohort of American Indians living in the Southwestern United States. We tested the effect of questionnaire length on response...
  15. ncbi request reprint PPARgamma, energy balance, and associations with colon and rectal cancer
    Martha L Slattery
    Health Research Center, University of Utah, Salt Lake City 84108, USA
    Nutr Cancer 51:155-61. 2005
    ..These data do not support the hypothesis that the P12A PPARgamma polymorphism is associated with colon or rectal cancer through regulation of energy balance...
  16. pmc Reproductive history in relation to breast cancer risk among Hispanic and non-Hispanic white women
    Carol Sweeney
    Division of Epidemiology, University of Utah, 30 N 1900 E, AC230, Salt Lake City, Utah 841032, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 19:391-401. 2008
    ..To evaluate reproductive history risk factors in breast cancer among Hispanic (HISP) women in the U.S. southwest, a population with approximately 33% lower breast cancer incidence than non-Hispanic whites (NHW)...
  17. pmc Development, implementation, and evaluation of a computerized self-administered diet history questionnaire for use in studies of American Indian and Alaskan native people
    Martha L Slattery
    University of Utah, Internal Medicine, Salt Lake City, UT 84108, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 108:101-9. 2008
    ..The methods developed for collection of dietary data appear to be appropriate for the targeted population and may have usefulness for other populations where collecting dietary data in a self-administered format is desirable...
  18. ncbi request reprint Genetic admixture among Hispanics and candidate gene polymorphisms: potential for confounding in a breast cancer study?
    Carol Sweeney
    Department of Internal Medicine Health Research Center, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 16:142-50. 2007
    ..CRRs from simulated scenarios indicated that appreciable confounding by admixture would occur only when within-group candidate SNP allele frequency differences are much larger than any that we observed...
  19. ncbi request reprint Haplotype analysis of common vitamin D receptor variants and colon and rectal cancers
    Carol Sweeney
    Health Research Center, Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, 84108, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 15:744-9. 2006
    ..In this analysis, haplotypes of the VDR influenced risk of colon cancer, but haplotype variables had only slightly better ability to explain case-control differences than genotype variables...
  20. ncbi request reprint Whole grain intake is associated with lower body mass and greater insulin sensitivity among adolescents
    Lyn M Steffen
    Division of Epidemiology, University of Minnesota School of Public Health, Minneapolis 55454, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 158:243-50. 2003
    ..02). This relation was stronger among adolescents with higher BMIs (p = 0.001). Whole grain intake was associated with greater insulin sensitivity and lower BMI in adolescents, especially among the heaviest persons...
  21. ncbi request reprint Correlates of urinary albumin excretion in young adult blacks and whites: the Coronary Artery Risk Development in Young Adults Study
    Maureen A Murtaugh
    Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 158:676-86. 2003
    ..A risk of higher urinary albumin excretion exists at blood pressure levels below those commonly regarded as hypertension, with a greater risk among Blacks than among Whites...
  22. ncbi request reprint Recruiting Hispanic women for a population-based study: validity of surname search and characteristics of nonparticipants
    Carol Sweeney
    Division of Clinical Epidemiology, Department of Internal Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 166:1210-9. 2007
    ..Recruitment of Hispanic cases and controls does not appear to be affected by selection bias related to community characteristics...
  23. pmc Family health history and health behaviors in Alaska native and American Indian people
    Martha L Slattery
    University of Utah, Department of Medicine, Salt Lake City, UT, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 20:678-94. 2009
    ..Family history of diseases among American Indian and Alaska Native (AIAN) people may influence health...
  24. pmc Validation of a dietary history questionnaire for American Indian and Alaska Native people
    Maureen A Murtaugh
    Division of Epidemiology, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Utah, 295 Chipeta Way, Salt Lake City, Utah 84132, USA
    Ethn Dis 20:429-36. 2010
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  25. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of a large, population-based sample supports a CpG island methylator phenotype in colon cancer
    Wade S Samowitz
    Department of Pathology, University of Utah Health Sciences Center, Salt Lake City, Utah 84132, USA
    Gastroenterology 129:837-45. 2005
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  26. ncbi request reprint Insulin-like growth factor pathway polymorphisms associated with body size in Hispanic and non-Hispanic white women
    Carol Sweeney
    Health Research Center, Family and Preventive Medicine, University of Utah, Suite A, 375 Chipeta Way, Salt Lake City, UT 84108, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 14:1802-9. 2005
    ..These results provide evidence that IGF pathway polymorphisms have functional effects on growth and central obesity and indicate that genotype-phenotype relationships are ethnic specific...
  27. doi request reprint Creating a clinical screening questionnaire for eating behaviors associated with overweight and obesity
    Jessica L J Greenwood
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of Utah, 375 Chipeta Way Suite A, Salt Lake City, Utah 84108, USA
    J Am Board Fam Med 21:539-48. 2008
    ..The objective of this study was to associate questions about specific eating behaviors with weight. Our ultimate goal was to create a clinical screening questionnaire for eating behaviors associated with overweight and obesity...
  28. doi request reprint Nutritional status and gastrointestinal symptoms in systemic sclerosis patients
    Maureen A Murtaugh
    Division of Epidemiology, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Utah, 295 Chipeta Way, Salt Lake City, UT 84108, USA
    Clin Nutr 32:130-5. 2013
    ..Our objective was to examine whether nutritional status was associated with symptoms captured by the University of California Los Angeles Scleroderma Clinical Trials Consortium Gastrointestinal Tract Questionnaire (GIT 2.0)...
  29. ncbi request reprint Development and use of touch-screen audio computer-assisted self-interviewing in a study of American Indians
    Sandra L Edwards
    Division of Clinical Epidemiology, Department of Internal Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84132, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 165:1336-42. 2007
    ..These results indicate that the ACASI questionnaire is both an acceptable and a preferable mode of data collection in this population...
  30. ncbi request reprint Associations of body size with metabolic syndrome and mortality in moderate chronic kidney disease
    Bonnie C H Kwan
    Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, UT, USA
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 2:992-8. 2007
    ..We examined whether chronic kidney disease (CKD) modifies the association of obesity with metabolic syndrome and mortality...
  31. ncbi request reprint Poor survival associated with the BRAF V600E mutation in microsatellite-stable colon cancers
    Wade S Samowitz
    Department of Pathology, University of Utah Health Sciences Center, Salt Lake City 84132, USA
    Cancer Res 65:6063-9. 2005
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  32. ncbi request reprint Autophagy is a key feature in the pathogenesis of systemic sclerosis
    Tracy Frech
    Division of Rheumatology, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Utah, 4B200 SOM, 30 N 1900 E, Salt Lake City, UT, 84132, USA
    Rheumatol Int 34:435-9. 2014
    ..Bloating and distention were higher in patients with moderate autophagy staining. Perivascular mast cells were present in all SSc patients. The role of autophagy in vasculopathy and mast cell activation in SSc warrants further studies. ..
  33. pmc Vascular leak is a central feature in the pathogenesis of systemic sclerosis
    Tracy M Frech
    Division of Rheumatology, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Utah, 4B200 SOM, 30 N 1900 E, Salt Lake City, Utah 84132, USA
    J Rheumatol 39:1385-91. 2012
    ..We investigated the microvasculature alterations in the skin of patients with SSc at various stages of disease duration with whole-field digital microscopy...
  34. doi request reprint Peripheral neuropathy: a complication of systemic sclerosis
    Tracy M Frech
    Division of Rheumatology, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Utah, 4B200 SOM 30 N 1900 E, Salt Lake City, UT 84132, USA
    Clin Rheumatol 32:885-8. 2013
    ..Further studies are indicated to determine if routine screening for neuropathy and subsequent podiatric care for SSc patients with abnormalities can reduce pedal complications...
  35. pmc Dietary phosphorus intake and mortality in moderate chronic kidney disease: NHANES III
    Maureen A Murtaugh
    Department of Medicine, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, UT, USA
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 27:990-6. 2012
    ..Therefore, we examined these associations in National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey III...
  36. ncbi request reprint Probiotics for the treatment of systemic sclerosis-associated gastrointestinal bloating/ distention
    Tracy M Frech
    Division of Rheumatology, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
    Clin Exp Rheumatol 29:S22-5. 2011
    ..Our hypothesis is that GIT symptoms in SSc patients with moderate bloating would improve with probiotic implementation...
  37. ncbi request reprint Relation of birth weight to fasting insulin, insulin resistance, and body size in adolescence
    Maureen A Murtaugh
    Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Diabetes Care 26:187-92. 2003
    ..A relationship between birth weight and the insulin resistance syndrome has been reported in adults but has not been defined in adolescents...
  38. ncbi request reprint Lack of synergistic effects of metabolic syndrome and plasma fibrinogen on coronary events and mortality in moderate CKD
    Nirupama Ramkumar
    Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, UT, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 49:356-64. 2007
    ..Metabolic syndrome and inflammation are interlinked in patients with moderate chronic kidney disease (CKD)...
  39. ncbi request reprint Gender- and race-specific determination of albumin excretion rate using albumin-to-creatinine ratio in single, untimed urine specimens: the Coronary Artery Risk Development in Young Adults Study
    David R Jacobs
    University of Minnesota, Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 155:1114-9. 2002
    ..Men and Blacks have a higher albumin excretion rate than do women and Whites and may thereby have an increased risk of microvascular and macrovascular disease...
  40. pmc Arthritis prevalence and associations in American Indian and Alaska Native people
    Elizabeth D Ferucci
    Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium, 4000 Ambassaador Drive, Anchorage, AK 99508, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 59:1128-36. 2008
    ..To investigate the prevalence of arthritis and associations with arthritis in American Indian and Alaska Native populations...
  41. ncbi request reprint Relation of ascorbic acid to coronary artery calcium: the Coronary Artery Risk Development in Young Adults Study
    Joel A Simon
    General Internal Medicine Section 111A1, Medical Service, Veterans Affairs Medical Center and University of California, 4150 Clement Street, San Francisco, CA 94121, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 159:581-8. 2004
    ..Low to marginally low plasma ascorbic acid levels were associated with a higher prevalence of coronary artery calcium among men but not among women...
  42. ncbi request reprint Variation in newborn size according to pregnancy weight change by trimester
    Judith E Brown
    Department of Public Health Nutrition, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis 55454 1015, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 76:205-9. 2002
    ..The timing of maternal weight change in pregnancy may be an important determinant of the newborn's size...
  43. ncbi request reprint Long-term plasma lipid changes associated with a first birth: the Coronary Artery Risk Development in Young Adults study
    Erica P Gunderson
    Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente Medical Care Program, Northern California, Oakland, CA 94612, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 159:1028-39. 2004
    ..HDL cholesterol declines of -3 to -4 mg/dl after a first birth persisted during the 10 years of follow-up independent of weight, central adiposity, and selected behavior changes...
  44. ncbi request reprint Mothers' milk feedings in the neonatal intensive care unit: accuracy of the creamatocrit technique
    Paula P Meier
    Rush Children s Hospital, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    J Perinatol 22:646-9. 2002
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