Thanh G N Ton

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Affiliation: University of Washington
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs and risk of Parkinson's disease
    Thanh G Ton
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98195, USA
    Mov Disord 21:964-9. 2006
  2. pmc Environmental toxins and risk of narcolepsy among people with HLA DQB1*0602
    Thanh G N Ton
    Neuroepidemiology Group, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    Environ Res 110:565-70. 2010
  3. doi request reprint Knowledge of cardiovascular health among Chinese, Korean and Vietnamese immigrants to the US
    Thanh G N Ton
    Department of Neurology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    J Immigr Minor Health 13:127-39. 2011
  4. pmc Active and passive smoking and risk of narcolepsy in people with HLA DQB1*0602: a population-based case-control study
    Thanh G N Ton
    Neuroepidemiology Group, School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    Neuroepidemiology 32:114-21. 2009
  5. pmc Calcium channel blockers and beta-blockers in relation to Parkinson's disease
    Thanh G N Ton
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington, Box 357236, Seattle, WA 98195 7326, USA
    Parkinsonism Relat Disord 13:165-9. 2007
  6. pmc Does narcolepsy symptom severity vary according to HLA-DQB1*0602 allele status?
    Nathaniel F Watson
    Sleep Institute, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98104 2499, USA
    Sleep 33:29-35. 2010
  7. pmc Symptoms and risk factors for stroke in a community-based observational sample in Viet Nam
    Annette L Fitzpatrick
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    J Epidemiol Glob Health 2:155-63. 2012
  8. pmc Medical exposures in youth and the frequency of narcolepsy with cataplexy: a population-based case-control study in genetically predisposed people
    Thomas D Koepsell
    Neuroepidemiology Group, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    J Sleep Res 19:80-6. 2010
  9. pmc Birth order and narcolepsy risk among genetically susceptible individuals: a population-based case-control study
    Nathaniel F Watson
    Sleep Center, Harborview Medical Center, 325 Ninth Ave, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    Sleep Med 13:310-3. 2012
  10. doi request reprint Using photovoice to understand cardiovascular health awareness in Asian elders
    Annette L Fitzpatrick
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98115, USA
    Health Promot Pract 13:48-54. 2012

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Publications19

  1. ncbi request reprint Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs and risk of Parkinson's disease
    Thanh G Ton
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98195, USA
    Mov Disord 21:964-9. 2006
    ..Our results provide only limited support for the hypothesis that use of aspirin may reduce the risk of this disease, and no indication of protection from other NSAIDs...
  2. pmc Environmental toxins and risk of narcolepsy among people with HLA DQB1*0602
    Thanh G N Ton
    Neuroepidemiology Group, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    Environ Res 110:565-70. 2010
    ..03), paints (p<0.03), and bug or weed killer (p<0.02). Additional studies are needed to replicate these findings and continue the search for specific toxins that could damage hypocretin neurons in genetically susceptible people...
  3. doi request reprint Knowledge of cardiovascular health among Chinese, Korean and Vietnamese immigrants to the US
    Thanh G N Ton
    Department of Neurology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    J Immigr Minor Health 13:127-39. 2011
    ..All participants desired more information, and identified barriers to effective communication with healthcare providers. A deeper understanding of beliefs and barriers faced by Asian immigrants can help guide health promotion efforts...
  4. pmc Active and passive smoking and risk of narcolepsy in people with HLA DQB1*0602: a population-based case-control study
    Thanh G N Ton
    Neuroepidemiology Group, School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    Neuroepidemiology 32:114-21. 2009
    ..We examined the risk of narcolepsy associated with active and passive smoking among genetically susceptible individuals...
  5. pmc Calcium channel blockers and beta-blockers in relation to Parkinson's disease
    Thanh G N Ton
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington, Box 357236, Seattle, WA 98195 7326, USA
    Parkinsonism Relat Disord 13:165-9. 2007
    ..The weakness of these associations and the absence of additional influence of dose or duration of use argue against any causal interpretation...
  6. pmc Does narcolepsy symptom severity vary according to HLA-DQB1*0602 allele status?
    Nathaniel F Watson
    Sleep Institute, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98104 2499, USA
    Sleep 33:29-35. 2010
    ..To investigate associations between HLA-DQB1*0602 allele status and measures of narcolepsy symptom severity...
  7. pmc Symptoms and risk factors for stroke in a community-based observational sample in Viet Nam
    Annette L Fitzpatrick
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    J Epidemiol Glob Health 2:155-63. 2012
    ..Viet Nam is experiencing a health transition from infectious to chronic disease. Data on cardiovascular diseases, including strokes, are limited...
  8. pmc Medical exposures in youth and the frequency of narcolepsy with cataplexy: a population-based case-control study in genetically predisposed people
    Thomas D Koepsell
    Neuroepidemiology Group, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    J Sleep Res 19:80-6. 2010
    ..The association with night terrors could simply reflect early symptoms of narcolepsy, or they could be a prodromal sign of disturbed sleep physiology...
  9. pmc Birth order and narcolepsy risk among genetically susceptible individuals: a population-based case-control study
    Nathaniel F Watson
    Sleep Center, Harborview Medical Center, 325 Ninth Ave, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    Sleep Med 13:310-3. 2012
    ..We investigated the association between birth order and narcolepsy risk in a population-based case-control study in which all study subjects were HLA-DQB1*0602 positive...
  10. doi request reprint Using photovoice to understand cardiovascular health awareness in Asian elders
    Annette L Fitzpatrick
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98115, USA
    Health Promot Pract 13:48-54. 2012
    ..Photovoice provided insight into perceptions of cardiovascular health that is vital for developing health promotion and education interventions in limited-English-speaking communities...
  11. pmc Prevalence of narcolepsy in King County, Washington, USA
    W T Longstreth
    University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    Sleep Med 10:422-6. 2009
    ..Relatively few epidemiologic studies have focused on narcolepsy, a disabling sleep disorder with a strong association with HLA-DQB1 *0602...
  12. pmc Double burden: a cross-sectional survey assessing factors associated with underweight and overweight status in Danang, Vietnam
    Kiet A Ly
    Department of Oral Health Sciences, School of Dentistry, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    BMC Public Health 13:35. 2013
    ..This cross-sectional study assesses the prevalence and factors for underweight and overweight/obesity among adults in Danang, Vietnam, using WHO standard and suggested Asian-specific BMI cut-offs...
  13. pmc Markers of inflammation in prevalent and incident Parkinson's disease in the Cardiovascular Health Study
    Thanh G N Ton
    Department of Neurology, School of Medicine, University of Washington, Box 359775, Harborview Medical Center, 325 Ninth Ave, Seattle, WA 98125, USA
    Parkinsonism Relat Disord 18:274-8. 2012
    ..We assessed associations of baseline levels of inflammatory markers with prevalent PD at baseline (1989) and incident PD identified over 13 years of follow-up of the Cardiovascular Health Study...
  14. pmc Human papillomavirus infection in female sex workers in Lima, Peru
    Silvia M Montano
    US Naval Medical Research Center Detachment, Lima, Peru
    Sex Transm Infect 87:81-2. 2011
    ..To determine the prevalence and risk factors for human papillomavirus (HPV) infection in female sex workers (FSW) in Lima, Peru...
  15. ncbi request reprint The epidemiology of narcolepsy
    W T Longstreth
    Neuroepidemiology Research Group, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    Sleep 30:13-26. 2007
    ..Identification of modifiable risk factors will help to prevent this disease...
  16. pmc A prospective cohort study of stroke characteristics, care, and mortality in a hospital stroke registry in Vietnam
    David L Tirschwell
    Department of Neurology, Harborview Medical Center, Room 3EH70, 325 Ninth Avenue, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    BMC Neurol 12:150. 2012
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  17. pmc Enhancing case ascertainment of Parkinson's disease using Medicare claims data in a population-based cohort: the Cardiovascular Health Study
    Thanh G N Ton
    Department of Neurology, School of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 23:119-27. 2014
    ..We compared our results to the previous algorithm in terms of baseline prevalence and incidence of PD, as well as associations with baseline smoking characteristics...
  18. ncbi request reprint Cholecystokinin C-45T polymorphism and smoking cessation in women
    Thanh G Ton
    Public Health Sciences Division, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, and Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98109 1024, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 9:147-51. 2007
    ..Our results fail to support prior evidence of an association of the CCK C-45T polymorphism with the ability to quit smoking...