Affiliation: University of South Carolina
- Algae -- a poor man's HAART?Jane Teas
Health Promotion Education and Behavior, The Norman J Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina and the South Carolina Cancer Center, 15 Medical Park, Suite 301 Columbia, SC 29203, USA
Med Hypotheses 62:507-10. 2004..Average daily algae consumption in Asia and Africa ranges between 1 and 2 tablespoons (3-13 g). Regular consumption of dietary algae might help prevent HIV infection and suppress viral load among those infected...
- Can hyperbaric oxygen therapy reduce breast cancer treatment-related lymphedema? A pilot studyJane Teas
Department of Health Promotion Education and Behavior, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina and the South Carolina Cancer Center, Columbia, South Carolina, USA
J Womens Health (Larchmt) 13:1008-18. 2004..Previous reports of hyperbaric oxygen (HBO) therapy for breast edema led us to consider the use of HBO therapy for arm lymphedema...
- Seaweed and soy: companion foods in Asian cuisine and their effects on thyroid function in American womenJane Teas
University of South Carolina, USA
J Med Food 10:90-100. 2007..Seven weeks of 5 g/day seaweed supplementation was associated with a small but statistically significant increase in TSH. Soy protein isolate supplementation was not associated with changes in serum thyroid hormone concentrations...
- Dietary seaweed modifies estrogen and phytoestrogen metabolism in healthy postmenopausal womenJane Teas
University of South Carolina Cancer Center, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
J Nutr 139:939-44. 2009..0001). Equol producers also had a 315% increase in 2:16 ratio (P = 0.001) with SeaSoy. Seaweed favorably alters estrogen and phytoestrogen metabolism and these changes likely include modulation of colonic bacteria...
- Serum IGF-1 concentrations change with soy and seaweed supplements in healthy postmenopausal American womenJane Teas
Cancer Research Center of the University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina 29208, USA
Nutr Cancer 63:743-8. 2011..2 nmol/L for soy alone vs. 19.4 nmol/L; P = 0.01). Concurrent seaweed and soy consumption may be important in modifying the effect of soy on IGF-1 serum concentrations...
- Breast cancer disparities in South Carolina: early detection, special programs, and descriptive epidemiologySwann Arp Adams
Cancer Prevention and Control Program, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Arnold School of Public Health, The University of South Carolina, 2221 Devine Street, Columbia, SC, 29208, USA
J S C Med Assoc 102:231-9. 2006..g. older age, African-American ethnicity, dense breasts) must be identified and other screening methods promoted within these populations. The above-mentioned mammography registry would support this type of research...
- Could dietary seaweed reverse the metabolic syndrome?Jane Teas
University of South Carolina Cancer Center, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, 15 Greene Street 2nd Fl, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
Asia Pac J Clin Nutr 18:145-54. 2009..8 cm decrease after 1 m 6 g/d seaweed (95 % CI: 0.1, 3.4, p<0.05). No other changes were observed. Consumption of 4 to 6 g/d seaweed, typical for most people in Japan, may be associated with low metabolic syndrome prevalence...
- Urinary estrogen metabolites, prostate specific antigen, and body mass index among African-American men in South CarolinaJane Teas
Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, 2221 Devine Street Room 230, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
Cancer Detect Prev 29:494-500. 2005..African-American (AA) men in South Carolina have among the highest prostate cancer rates in the world, and thus provide an ideal population in which to investigate this hypothesis...
- Variability of iodine content in common commercially available edible seaweedsJane Teas
Department of Health Promotion Education and Behavior, Norman J Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina and the South Carolina Cancer Center, Columbia, South Carolina, USA
Thyroid 14:836-41. 2004..It is possible some Asian seaweed dishes may exceed the tolerable upper iodine intake level of 1100 microg/d...
- Dietary exposures and oral precancerous lesions in Srikakulam District, Andhra Pradesh, IndiaJames R Hebert
Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of South Carolina School of Public Health, Columbia 29208, USA
Public Health Nutr 5:303-12. 2002..To test the effect of dietary nutrients on oral precancerous lesions in a reverse-smoking (i.e. smoking with the glowing end inside the mouth) population in South India...