Jean Wactawski-Wende

Summary

Affiliation: University at Buffalo
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Laxative use and incident falls, fractures and change in bone mineral density in postmenopausal women: results from the Women's Health Initiative
    Bernhard Haring
    Department of Internal Medicine I, Comprehensive Heart Failure Center, University of Wurzburg, Oberdurrbacher Strasse 6, Wurzburg 97080, Germany
    BMC Geriatr 13:38. 2013
  2. ncbi request reprint The association between osteoporosis and alveolar crestal height in postmenopausal women
    Jean Wactawski-Wende
    Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, School of Public Health and Health Professions, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY 14214, USA
    J Periodontol 76:2116-24. 2005
  3. pmc BioCycle study: design of the longitudinal study of the oxidative stress and hormone variation during the menstrual cycle
    Jean Wactawski-Wende
    Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, School of Public Health and Health Professions, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY 14214, USA
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 23:171-84. 2009
  4. ncbi request reprint Calcium plus vitamin D supplementation and the risk of colorectal cancer
    Jean Wactawski-Wende
    Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, University at Buffalo, 270 Farber Hall, Buffalo, NY 14214, USA
    N Engl J Med 354:684-96. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Periodontal disease and the incidence of tooth loss in postmenopausal women
    Mine Tezal
    Department of Oral Biology, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY, USA
    J Periodontol 76:1123-8. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with treatment initiation after osteoporosis screening
    Renee M Brennan
    Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, University at Buffalo, 3435 Main Street, Buffalo, NY 14214, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 160:475-83. 2004
  7. pmc Changes in vitamin D supplement use and baseline plasma 25-hydroxyvitamin D concentration predict 5-y change in concentration in postmenopausal women
    Melissa A Kluczynski
    Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, School of Public Health and Health Professions, University at Buffalo, The State University of New York, Buffalo, NY, USA
    J Nutr 142:1705-12. 2012
  8. ncbi request reprint Bacterial species in subgingival plaque and oral bone loss in postmenopausal women
    Renee M Brennan
    Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, School of Public Health and Health Professions, University at Buffalo, State University of New York, Buffalo, NY 14212, USA
    J Periodontol 78:1051-61. 2007
  9. pmc Young women with type 1 diabetes have lower bone mineral density that persists over time
    Lucy D Mastrandrea
    Department of Pediatrics, University at Buffalo, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Buffalo, New York, USA
    Diabetes Care 31:1729-35. 2008
  10. pmc Intraindividual variation in plasma 25-hydroxyvitamin D measures 5 years apart among postmenopausal women
    Jennifer E Meng
    Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, University at Buffalo, The State University of New York, Buffalo, NY 14214 8001, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 21:916-24. 2012

Research Grants

  1. BONE MINERAL DENSITY AS A PREDICTOR OF PERIODONTITIS
    Jean Wactawski Wende; Fiscal Year: 2005

Detail Information

Publications62

  1. pmc Laxative use and incident falls, fractures and change in bone mineral density in postmenopausal women: results from the Women's Health Initiative
    Bernhard Haring
    Department of Internal Medicine I, Comprehensive Heart Failure Center, University of Wurzburg, Oberdurrbacher Strasse 6, Wurzburg 97080, Germany
    BMC Geriatr 13:38. 2013
    ..Associations between laxative use and risk for fractures and change in bone mineral density [BMD] have not previously been investigated...
  2. ncbi request reprint The association between osteoporosis and alveolar crestal height in postmenopausal women
    Jean Wactawski-Wende
    Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, School of Public Health and Health Professions, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY 14214, USA
    J Periodontol 76:2116-24. 2005
    ..Evidence supporting an association between osteoporosis and loss of alveolar crestal bone is limited. This study investigated that association in a large cohort of postmenopausal women...
  3. pmc BioCycle study: design of the longitudinal study of the oxidative stress and hormone variation during the menstrual cycle
    Jean Wactawski-Wende
    Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, School of Public Health and Health Professions, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY 14214, USA
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 23:171-84. 2009
    ..This report describes the study design, baseline characteristics and visit completion rate for the BioCycle study...
  4. ncbi request reprint Calcium plus vitamin D supplementation and the risk of colorectal cancer
    Jean Wactawski-Wende
    Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, University at Buffalo, 270 Farber Hall, Buffalo, NY 14214, USA
    N Engl J Med 354:684-96. 2006
    ..However, randomized-trial evidence that calcium with vitamin D supplementation is beneficial in the primary prevention of colorectal cancer is lacking...
  5. ncbi request reprint Periodontal disease and the incidence of tooth loss in postmenopausal women
    Mine Tezal
    Department of Oral Biology, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY, USA
    J Periodontol 76:1123-8. 2005
    ..The aim of this cohort study was to determine the extent of the association between baseline periodontal status and incident tooth loss in a population of postmenopausal women...
  6. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with treatment initiation after osteoporosis screening
    Renee M Brennan
    Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, University at Buffalo, 3435 Main Street, Buffalo, NY 14214, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 160:475-83. 2004
    ..In this study, approximately half of the women with osteoporosis initiated treatment after screening. Disease severity, medical care frequency, education, income, and physician type predicted treatment initiation...
  7. pmc Changes in vitamin D supplement use and baseline plasma 25-hydroxyvitamin D concentration predict 5-y change in concentration in postmenopausal women
    Melissa A Kluczynski
    Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, School of Public Health and Health Professions, University at Buffalo, The State University of New York, Buffalo, NY, USA
    J Nutr 142:1705-12. 2012
    ..These data also suggest that this is especially true among aging women with inadequate 25(OH)D (e.g., <50 nmol/L)...
  8. ncbi request reprint Bacterial species in subgingival plaque and oral bone loss in postmenopausal women
    Renee M Brennan
    Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, School of Public Health and Health Professions, University at Buffalo, State University of New York, Buffalo, NY 14212, USA
    J Periodontol 78:1051-61. 2007
    ....
  9. pmc Young women with type 1 diabetes have lower bone mineral density that persists over time
    Lucy D Mastrandrea
    Department of Pediatrics, University at Buffalo, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Buffalo, New York, USA
    Diabetes Care 31:1729-35. 2008
    ..We here report 2-year follow-up BMD data in this cohort to determine the natural history of BMD in young women with and without diabetes...
  10. pmc Intraindividual variation in plasma 25-hydroxyvitamin D measures 5 years apart among postmenopausal women
    Jennifer E Meng
    Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, University at Buffalo, The State University of New York, Buffalo, NY 14214 8001, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 21:916-24. 2012
    ..Current literature examining associations between vitamin D and chronic disease generally use a single assessment of 25-hydroxyvitamin D [25(OH)D], assuming the 25(OH)D concentration of an individual is consistent over time...
  11. pmc Analytical and biological variation of biomarkers of oxidative stress during the menstrual cycle
    Richard W Browne
    Department of Biotechnical and Clinical Laboratory Sciences, University at Buffalo, State University of New York, NY 14214, USA
    Biomarkers 13:160-83. 2008
    ..These results provide important initial information on the variability of biomarkers of oxidative stress, antioxidant defence and micronutrients across the menstrual cycle...
  12. ncbi request reprint Clinical attachment loss, systemic bone density, and subgingival calculus in postmenopausal women
    Renee M Brennan
    Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, School of Public Health and Health Professions, University at Buffalo, State University of New York, Buffalo, NY 14214, USA
    J Periodontol 78:2104-11. 2007
    ..We investigated these associations in a relatively large study while evaluating potential confounding factors and effect modification by subgingival calculus and age...
  13. pmc Clinical and community risk models of incident tooth loss in postmenopausal women from the Buffalo Osteo Perio Study
    Christopher Bole
    Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, School of Public Health and Health Professions, University at Buffalo, State University of New York, Buffalo, NY, USA
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 38:487-97. 2010
    ....
  14. pmc Energy expenditure and plasma F2-isoprostanes across the menstrual cycle
    Carole B Rudra
    Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, School of Public Health and Health Professions, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY 14214, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 43:785-92. 2011
    ..Sparse evidence suggests that hormones that fluctuate during the menstrual cycle, particularly estrogens, may influence concentrations of oxidative biomarkers and their relation to energy expenditure...
  15. pmc Plasma 25-hydroxyvitamin d concentrations and periodontal disease in postmenopausal women
    Amy E Millen
    Departments of Social and Preventive Medicine, School of Public Health and Health Professions, University at Buffalo, The State University of New York, Buffalo, NY
    J Periodontol 84:1243-56. 2013
    ..However, vitamin D was not associated with chronic periodontal disease based on measures of ACH in combination with tooth loss. ..
  16. pmc Predictors of serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D concentrations among postmenopausal women: the Women's Health Initiative Calcium plus Vitamin D clinical trial
    Amy E Millen
    Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, School of Public Health and Health Professions, University at Buffalo, 270 Farber Hall, Buffalo, NY 14214 8001, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 91:1324-35. 2010
    ....
  17. pmc Performance of multiplex cytokine assays in serum and saliva among community-dwelling postmenopausal women
    Richard W Browne
    Department of Biotechnical and Clinical Laboratory Sciences, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, New York, USA
    PLoS ONE 8:e59498. 2013
    ..Following statistical adjustments to reduce batch effects, we identified biomarkers that are of acceptable quality in serum and to a lesser degree in saliva using Multiplex arrays...
  18. doi request reprint Five-year changes in periodontal disease measures among postmenopausal females: the Buffalo OsteoPerio study
    Michael J LaMonte
    Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, University at Buffalo, State University of New York, Buffalo, NY, USA
    J Periodontol 84:572-84. 2013
    ..Understanding of longitudinal characteristics of periodontal disease in older females is limited. This study examined 5-year changes in periodontal disease measures among postmenopausal females...
  19. ncbi request reprint Supragingival plaque may modify the effects of subgingival bacteria on attachment loss
    Mine Tezal
    Department of Oral Biology, State University of New York, Buffalo, NY 14214, USA
    J Periodontol 77:808-13. 2006
    ..This study evaluates the role of supragingival plaque level on the relationship between subgingival microorganisms and the risk of attachment loss...
  20. ncbi request reprint Health behaviors and other characteristics of women on hormone therapy: results from the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 1988-1994
    Renee M Brennan
    Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, University at Buffalo, The State University of New York, Buffalo, NY 14214 3000, USA
    Menopause 11:536-42. 2004
    ..To examine the prevalence of hormone therapy (HT) use and compare demographic characteristics, health behaviors, and health indicators between current HT users and never-users in a nationally representative sample of postmenopausal women...
  21. pmc Duration of physical activity and serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D status of postmenopausal women
    Melissa A Kluczynski
    Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, School of Public Health and Health Professions, University at Buffalo, NY 14214 8001, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 21:440-9. 2011
    ..To investigate whether the association between physical activity and serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D (25(OH)D) concentrations is independent of sun exposure, body size, and other potential explanatory variables...
  22. pmc Association of DXA-derived bone mineral density and fat mass with African ancestry
    Heather M Ochs-Balcom
    Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY14214 8001, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 98:E713-7. 2013
    ..Both genes and environment have been implicated in determining the complex body composition phenotypes in individuals of European ancestry; however, few studies have been conducted in other race/ethnic groups...
  23. ncbi request reprint Associations between smoking and tooth loss according to the reason for tooth loss: the Buffalo OsteoPerio Study
    Xiaodan Mai
    Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, School of Public Health and Health Professions, University at Buffalo, The State University of New York, Buffalo, NY 14214, USA
    J Am Dent Assoc 144:252-65. 2013
    ..Smoking is associated with tooth loss. However, smoking's relationship to the specific reason for tooth loss in postmenopausal women is unknown...
  24. ncbi request reprint Ascorbic acid status in postmenopausal women with hormone replacement therapy
    Shiu Ming Kuo
    Department of Physical Therapy, Exercise and Nutrition Sciences, UB State University of New York, Buffalo, NY 14214, USA
    Maturitas 41:45-50. 2002
    ..This is a pilot study to examine the relation between hormone replacement therapy (HRT) and plasma ascorbic acid levels among a group of healthy non-smoking postmenopausal women...
  25. ncbi request reprint Predictors of change in calcium intake in postmenopausal women after osteoporosis screening
    Katherine M McLeod
    Department of Exercise and Nutrition Science, School of Public Health and Health Professions, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY 14214, USA
    J Nutr 137:1968-73. 2007
    ..This study provided evidence that the results of osteoporosis DXA screening influence postmenopausal women's decisions to increase calcium intake...
  26. ncbi request reprint Temporal trends in the rates of trial of labor in low-risk pregnancies and their impact on the rates and success of vaginal birth after cesarean delivery
    John Yeh
    Department of Gynecology Obstetrics, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY 14222, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 194:144. 2006
    ....
  27. doi request reprint Chronic periodontitis and the incidence of head and neck squamous cell carcinoma
    Mine Tezal
    Department of Oral Diagnostic Sciences, The State University of New York, Buffalo, New York 14214, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 18:2406-12. 2009
    ..These results have implications for practical and safe strategies for prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of HNSCC...
  28. ncbi request reprint Does low bone mineral density start in post-teenage years in women with type 1 diabetes?
    Emily Y Liu
    The Women and Children s Hospital of Buffalo, Division of Endocrinology Diabetes, Buffalo, New York 14222, USA
    Diabetes Care 26:2365-9. 2003
    ....
  29. doi request reprint Incident invasive breast cancer, geographic location of residence, and reported average time spent outside
    Amy E Millen
    Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, School of Public Health and Health Professions, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY 14214 8001, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 18:495-507. 2009
    ..The observed association between time spent outside and breast cancer risk support the hypothesis that vitamin D may protect against breast cancer...
  30. ncbi request reprint Changes in 2-hydroxyestrone and 16alpha-hydroxyestrone metabolism with flaxseed consumption: modification by COMT and CYP1B1 genotype
    Susan E McCann
    Department of Epidemiology, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Elm and Carlton Streets, Buffalo, NY 14263, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 16:256-62. 2007
    ..89; Leu/Val, 1.32; and Val/Val, 1.51; P = 0.04, Kruskal-Wallis). Our findings suggest that variation in hormone-related genes may modify the effect of dietary lignan exposures on estrogen metabolism...
  31. ncbi request reprint The Buffalo Cardio-Metabolic Occupational Police Stress (BCOPS) pilot study: methods and participant characteristics
    John M Violanti
    School of Public Health and Health Professions, Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, State University of New York at Buffalo 14214 8001, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 16:148-56. 2006
    ..This pilot study was undertaken to establish a methodology and descriptive results for a larger police study...
  32. ncbi request reprint Reproductive outcomes in men with prenatal exposure to diethylstilbestrol
    Kimberly M Perez
    Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Buffalo, State of New York, Buffalo, New York, USA
    Fertil Steril 84:1649-56. 2005
    ..To examine prenatal diethylstilbestrol (DES) exposure in relation to male reproductive outcomes...
  33. ncbi request reprint Prior oral contraception and postmenopausal fracture: a Women's Health Initiative observational cohort study
    David Barad
    Obstetrics and Gynecology and Women s Health, Department of Epidemiology and Social Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York 10021, USA
    Fertil Steril 84:374-83. 2005
    ..To test for the possible association of past oral contraceptive (OC) use and incident fracture after menopause...
  34. doi request reprint Calcium, vitamin D supplementation, and physical function in the Women's Health Initiative
    Robert L Brunner
    University of Nevada School of Medicine, PMB 251, MS 145, Reno, NV 89557, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 108:1472-9. 2008
    ..Now we examine whether the treatment affected self-reported physical functioning and objective measures of physical functioning...
  35. pmc Abdominal aortic aneurysm events in the women's health initiative: cohort study
    Frank A Lederle
    VA Medical Center, Minneapolis, MN 55417, USA
    BMJ 337:a1724. 2008
    ..To assess the association between potential risk factors and subsequent clinically important abdominal aortic aneurysm events (repairs and ruptures) in women...
  36. ncbi request reprint Low-fat dietary pattern and risk of invasive breast cancer: the Women's Health Initiative Randomized Controlled Dietary Modification Trial
    Ross L Prentice
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Wash 98109, USA
    JAMA 295:629-42. 2006
    ..The hypothesis that a low-fat dietary pattern can reduce breast cancer risk has existed for decades but has never been tested in a controlled intervention trial...
  37. ncbi request reprint Effects of estrogen plus progestin on risk of fracture and bone mineral density: the Women's Health Initiative randomized trial
    Jane A Cauley
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    JAMA 290:1729-38. 2003
    ..In the Women's Health Initiative trial of estrogen-plus-progestin therapy, women assigned to active treatment had fewer fractures...
  38. ncbi request reprint Estrogen plus progestin and colorectal cancer in postmenopausal women
    Rowan T Chlebowski
    Department of Medicine, Harbor UCLA Research and Education Institute, Torrance, Calif 90502, USA
    N Engl J Med 350:991-1004. 2004
    ..We analyzed features of the colorectal cancers that developed and their relation to the characteristics of the participants...
  39. ncbi request reprint Effects of conjugated equine estrogen in postmenopausal women with hysterectomy: the Women's Health Initiative randomized controlled trial
    Garnet L Anderson
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Wash 98109 1024, USA
    JAMA 291:1701-12. 2004
    ..Despite decades of use and considerable research, the role of estrogen alone in preventing chronic diseases in postmenopausal women remains uncertain...
  40. ncbi request reprint Combined postmenopausal hormone therapy and cardiovascular disease: toward resolving the discrepancy between observational studies and the Women's Health Initiative clinical trial
    Ross L Prentice
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA 98109 1024, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 162:404-14. 2005
    ..These analyses have implications for both the design and the analysis of observational studies...
  41. ncbi request reprint Lack of a relation between vitamin and mineral antioxidants and bone mineral density: results from the Women's Health Initiative
    Randi L Wolf
    Program in Nutrition, Department of Health and Behavior Studies, Teachers College, Columbia University, New York, NY 10027, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 82:581-8. 2005
    ..Antioxidant defenses are one possible mechanism for decreasing oxidative damage and its potentially negative effects on age-related bone mass...
  42. doi request reprint Relation of demographic factors, menstrual history, reproduction and medication use to sex hormone levels in postmenopausal women
    Anne McTiernan
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA 98109, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 108:217-31. 2008
    ..These results suggest that while age, oophorectomy status, and NSAID use may be associated with selected sex hormone concentrations, few menstrual or reproductive factors affect endogenous sex hormones in the postmenopausal period...
  43. pmc Serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D concentrations and risk for hip fractures
    Jane A Cauley
    University of Pittsburgh, Department of Epidemiology, 130 DeSoto Street, Crabtree A524, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Ann Intern Med 149:242-50. 2008
    ..The relationship between serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D [25(OH) vitamin D] concentration and hip fractures is unclear...
  44. pmc Hip bone density predicts breast cancer risk independently of Gail score: results from the Women's Health Initiative
    Zhao Chen
    Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Arizona College of Public Health, Tucson, Arizona 85724 5211, USA
    Cancer 113:907-15. 2008
    ..The objective of the current study was to investigate whether hip BMD predicts postmenopausal breast cancer risk independently of the Gail score...
  45. ncbi request reprint Estrogen plus progestin and the incidence of dementia and mild cognitive impairment in postmenopausal women: the Women's Health Initiative Memory Study: a randomized controlled trial
    Sally A Shumaker
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Wake Forest University Health Sciences, Winston Salem, NC 27104, USA
    JAMA 289:2651-62. 2003
    ..On July 8, 2002, the study drugs, estrogen plus progestin, in the Women's Health Initiative (WHI) trial were discontinued because of certain increased health risks in women receiving combined hormone therapy...
  46. ncbi request reprint Calcium plus vitamin D supplementation and the risk of fractures
    Rebecca D Jackson
    Division of Endocrinology, Ohio State University, 485 McCampbell, 1581 Dodd Dr, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
    N Engl J Med 354:669-83. 2006
    ..The efficacy of calcium with vitamin D supplementation for preventing hip and other fractures in healthy postmenopausal women remains equivocal...
  47. pmc Calcium plus vitamin D supplementation and the risk of incident diabetes in the Women's Health Initiative
    Ian H De Boer
    Division of Nephrology, University of Washington, 1959 NE Pacific Street, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Diabetes Care 31:701-7. 2008
    ..We examined the effect of calcium plus vitamin D supplementation on the incidence of drug-treated diabetes in postmenopausal women...
  48. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with 5-year risk of hip fracture in postmenopausal women
    John Robbins
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of California at Davis School of Medicine, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    JAMA 298:2389-98. 2007
    ..The 329,000 hip fractures that annually occur in the United States are associated with high morbidity, mortality, and cost. Identification of those at high risk is a step toward prevention...
  49. ncbi request reprint Combined analysis of Women's Health Initiative observational and clinical trial data on postmenopausal hormone treatment and cardiovascular disease
    Ross L Prentice
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA 98109 1024, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 163:589-99. 2006
    ..An application to postmenopausal hormone treatment effects on coronary heart disease among younger women is also provided...
  50. pmc Effects of estrogen with and without progestin and obesity on symptomatic gastroesophageal reflux
    Zongli Zheng
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Gastroenterology 135:72-81. 2008
    ..An association between female hormones and symptomatic gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) and may be modified by obesity is suggested but not proven. Factors affecting GERD progression, however, are largely unknown...
  51. ncbi request reprint Chronic periodontitis and the risk of tongue cancer
    Mine Tezal
    Department of Periodontics, State University of New York at Buffalo, NY, USA
    Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 133:450-4. 2007
    ..To assess the association between the history of chronic periodontitis and the risk of tongue cancer...
  52. doi request reprint A prospective study of the effect of hypertension and baseline blood pressure on cognitive decline and dementia in postmenopausal women: the Women's Health Initiative Memory Study
    Karen C Johnson
    Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, Tennesse 38163, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 56:1449-58. 2008
    ..To examine the relationship between baseline hypertension, blood pressure, and the development of cognitive decline in participants in the Women's Health Initiative Memory Study (WHIMS)...
  53. pmc Cystatin-C, renal function, and incidence of hip fracture in postmenopausal women
    Andrea Z LaCroix
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Washington 98109 1024, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 56:1434-41. 2008
    ..To evaluate the association between chronic kidney disease and incident hip fracture using serum cystatin-C as a biomarker of renal function calculated without reference to muscle mass...
  54. ncbi request reprint Low-fat dietary pattern and risk of colorectal cancer: the Women's Health Initiative Randomized Controlled Dietary Modification Trial
    Shirley A A Beresford
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195 7236, USA
    JAMA 295:643-54. 2006
    ..Observational studies and polyp recurrence trials are not conclusive regarding the effects of a low-fat dietary pattern on risk of colorectal cancer, necessitating a primary prevention trial...
  55. ncbi request reprint Effects of conjugated equine estrogen on risk of fractures and BMD in postmenopausal women with hysterectomy: results from the women's health initiative randomized trial
    Rebecca D Jackson
    Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
    J Bone Miner Res 21:817-28. 2006
    ..The fracture reduction at the hip did not differ appreciably among risk strata. These data do not support overall benefit over risk, even in women at highest risk for fracture...
  56. doi request reprint Estrogen plus progestin and breast cancer detection by means of mammography and breast biopsy
    Rowan T Chlebowski
    Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, CA 90502, USA
    Arch Intern Med 168:370-7; quiz 345. 2008
    ..The effect of combined hormone therapy on breast cancer detection is not established...
  57. pmc Associations between age-related nuclear cataract and lutein and zeaxanthin in the diet and serum in the Carotenoids in the Age-Related Eye Disease Study, an Ancillary Study of the Women's Health Initiative
    Suzen M Moeller
    Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI 53726 2336, USA
    Arch Ophthalmol 126:354-64. 2008
    ..To evaluate associations between nuclear cataract (determined from slitlamp photographs between May 2001 and January 2004) and lutein and zeaxanthin in the diet and serum in patients between 1994 and 1998 and macula between 2001 and 2004...
  58. ncbi request reprint Statin use and incident frailty in women aged 65 years or older: prospective findings from the Women's Health Initiative Observational Study
    Andrea Z LaCroix
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA 98109 1024, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 63:369-75. 2008
    ..This study examines associations between current use, duration, and potency of statin medications and incident frailty in initially nonfrail women 65 years old or older...
  59. pmc Oophorectomy, hormone therapy, and subclinical coronary artery disease in women with hysterectomy: the Women's Health Initiative coronary artery calcium study
    Matthew A Allison
    University of California San Diego, La Jolla, CA, USA
    Menopause 15:639-47. 2008
    ..In this study, we aimed to determine the associations between coronary artery calcium (CAC) and hysterectomy, oophorectomy, and hormone therapy use with a focus on the duration of menopause for which there was no hormone therapy use...
  60. pmc Usefulness of baseline lipids and C-reactive protein in women receiving menopausal hormone therapy as predictors of treatment-related coronary events
    Paul F Bray
    Cardeza Foundation for Hematologic Research and Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Am J Cardiol 101:1599-1605. 2008
    ..However, women with favorable lipid levels, especially LDL/HDL cholesterol ratio <2.5, did not have increased risk of coronary heart disease with CEE with or without MPA irrespective of hs-CRP...
  61. pmc Obesity and risk of pancreatic cancer among postmenopausal women: the Women's Health Initiative (United States)
    J Luo
    Institute of Social Development and Public Policy, Beijing Normal University, Beijing, China
    Br J Cancer 99:527-31. 2008
    ..Women in the highest quintile of waist-to-hip ratio had 70% (95% confidence interval 10-160%) excess risk of pancreatic cancer compared with women in the lowest quintile...
  62. doi request reprint Low-fat dietary pattern and risk of treated diabetes mellitus in postmenopausal women: the Women's Health Initiative randomized controlled dietary modification trial
    Lesley F Tinker
    Women s Health Initiative, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, PO Box 19024, Mail Stop M3 A410, Seattle, WA 98109, USA
    Arch Intern Med 168:1500-11. 2008
    ..This study was undertaken to assess the effects of a low-fat dietary pattern on incidence of treated diabetes among generally healthy postmenopausal women...

Research Grants4

  1. BONE MINERAL DENSITY AS A PREDICTOR OF PERIODONTITIS
    Jean Wactawski Wende; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Hence once the relationship is established, modalities effective in the prevention and treatment of osteoporosis may prove useful for prevention and treatment of periodontitis and subsequent tooth loss. ..