Marie Desmeules

Summary

Affiliation: Health Canada
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint New approaches to immigrant health assessment
    Marie Desmeules
    Population Health Assessment Section, Surveillance Risk Assessment Division, Centre for Chronic Disease Prevention and Control, Health Canada, 120 Colonnade Road, AL 6702A, Ottawa, ON K1A OK9
    Can J Public Health 95:I22-6. 2004
  2. pmc Mortality: life and health expectancy of Canadian women
    Marie Desmeules
    Centre for Chronic Disease Prevention and Control, Health Canada, 120 Colonnade Rd, Ottawa, Canada
    BMC Womens Health 4:S9. 2004
  3. pmc Morbidity Experiences and Disability Among Canadian Women
    Marie Desmeules
    Centre for Chronic Disease Prevention and Control, Health Canada, 120 Colonnade Rd, Ottawa, Canada
    BMC Womens Health 4:S10. 2004
  4. doi request reprint Meat and fish consumption and cancer in Canada
    Jinfu Hu
    Evidence and Risk Assessment Division, Centre for Chronic Disease Prevention and Control, Public Health Agency of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Nutr Cancer 60:313-24. 2008
  5. doi request reprint Dietary vitamin C, E, and carotenoid intake and risk of renal cell carcinoma
    Jinfu Hu
    Evidence and Risk Assessment Division, Centre for Chronic Disease Prevention and Control, Public Health Agency of Canada, 785 Carling Avenue, AL 6807B, Ottawa, ON, K1A 0K9, Canada
    Cancer Causes Control 20:1451-8. 2009
  6. doi request reprint Nutrient and fiber intake and risk of renal cell carcinoma
    Jinfu Hu
    Evidence and Risk Assessment Division, Centre for Chronic Disease Prevention and Control, Public Health Agency of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Nutr Cancer 60:720-8. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Disparities in mortality patterns among Canadian immigrants and refugees, 1980-1998: results of a national cohort study
    Marie Desmeules
    Surveillance and Risk Assessment Division, Centre for Chronic Disease Prevention and Control, Public Health Agency of Canada, 120 Colonnade Road, AL 6702A, Ottawa, ON, Canada K1A 0K9
    J Immigr Health 7:221-32. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Diet and vitamin or mineral supplementation and risk of colon cancer by subsite in Canada
    Jinfu Hu
    Evidence and Risk Assessment Division, Centre for Chronic Disease Prevention and Control, Public Health Agency of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Eur J Cancer Prev 16:275-91. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint The burden of adult obesity in Canada
    Wei Luo
    Surveillance and Risk Assessment Division, Centre for Chronic Disease Prevention and Control, Public Health Agency of Canada, Ottawa, Canada
    Chronic Dis Can 27:135-44. 2007
  10. pmc Individual, social, environmental, and physical environmental correlates with physical activity among Canadians: a cross-sectional study
    Sai Yi Pan
    Evidence and Risk Assessment Division, Centre for Chronic Disease Prevention and Control, Public Health Agency of Canada, Ottawa, Canada
    BMC Public Health 9:21. 2009

Detail Information

Publications26

  1. ncbi request reprint New approaches to immigrant health assessment
    Marie Desmeules
    Population Health Assessment Section, Surveillance Risk Assessment Division, Centre for Chronic Disease Prevention and Control, Health Canada, 120 Colonnade Road, AL 6702A, Ottawa, ON K1A OK9
    Can J Public Health 95:I22-6. 2004
    ..Future analyses will address the short- and long-term health outcomes of immigrant subgroups, including less common diseases. Results are pertinent to practitioners working with immigrants and can inform immigrant health policy...
  2. pmc Mortality: life and health expectancy of Canadian women
    Marie Desmeules
    Centre for Chronic Disease Prevention and Control, Health Canada, 120 Colonnade Rd, Ottawa, Canada
    BMC Womens Health 4:S9. 2004
    ..They also provide additional information needed for the development of policies aimed at reducing disparities in life and health expectancies in Canada and other developed countries...
  3. pmc Morbidity Experiences and Disability Among Canadian Women
    Marie Desmeules
    Centre for Chronic Disease Prevention and Control, Health Canada, 120 Colonnade Rd, Ottawa, Canada
    BMC Womens Health 4:S10. 2004
    ..These results identify areas for interventions among more vulnerable subgroups, and point to the need for further research in the area of risk factors for the prevention of morbidity and disability in the population...
  4. doi request reprint Meat and fish consumption and cancer in Canada
    Jinfu Hu
    Evidence and Risk Assessment Division, Centre for Chronic Disease Prevention and Control, Public Health Agency of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Nutr Cancer 60:313-24. 2008
    ..These findings add further evidence that meat, specifically red and processed meat, plays an unfavorable role in the risk of several cancers. Fish and poultry appear to be favorable diet indicators...
  5. doi request reprint Dietary vitamin C, E, and carotenoid intake and risk of renal cell carcinoma
    Jinfu Hu
    Evidence and Risk Assessment Division, Centre for Chronic Disease Prevention and Control, Public Health Agency of Canada, 785 Carling Avenue, AL 6807B, Ottawa, ON, K1A 0K9, Canada
    Cancer Causes Control 20:1451-8. 2009
    ..The study examines the association between dietary intake of vitamin C, E, and carotenoids and the risk of renal cell carcinoma (RCC)...
  6. doi request reprint Nutrient and fiber intake and risk of renal cell carcinoma
    Jinfu Hu
    Evidence and Risk Assessment Division, Centre for Chronic Disease Prevention and Control, Public Health Agency of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Nutr Cancer 60:720-8. 2008
    ..The results were consistent across strata of sex, tobacco, and BMI. The findings suggest that a diet low in fats and cholesterol and rich in fiber could favorably affect the risk of RCC...
  7. ncbi request reprint Disparities in mortality patterns among Canadian immigrants and refugees, 1980-1998: results of a national cohort study
    Marie Desmeules
    Surveillance and Risk Assessment Division, Centre for Chronic Disease Prevention and Control, Public Health Agency of Canada, 120 Colonnade Road, AL 6702A, Ottawa, ON, Canada K1A 0K9
    J Immigr Health 7:221-32. 2005
    ..These results support the need to consider the heterogeneity of immigrant populations and vulnerable subgroups when developing targeted interventions...
  8. ncbi request reprint Diet and vitamin or mineral supplementation and risk of colon cancer by subsite in Canada
    Jinfu Hu
    Evidence and Risk Assessment Division, Centre for Chronic Disease Prevention and Control, Public Health Agency of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Eur J Cancer Prev 16:275-91. 2007
    ..These findings suggest that dietary risk factors for proximal colon cancer may differ from those for distal colon cancer...
  9. ncbi request reprint The burden of adult obesity in Canada
    Wei Luo
    Surveillance and Risk Assessment Division, Centre for Chronic Disease Prevention and Control, Public Health Agency of Canada, Ottawa, Canada
    Chronic Dis Can 27:135-44. 2007
    ..These increases will have a profound impact on the treatment needs and prevalence of a wide variety of chronic diseases, and also on the health care system in terms of capacity issues and resource allocation...
  10. pmc Individual, social, environmental, and physical environmental correlates with physical activity among Canadians: a cross-sectional study
    Sai Yi Pan
    Evidence and Risk Assessment Division, Centre for Chronic Disease Prevention and Control, Public Health Agency of Canada, Ottawa, Canada
    BMC Public Health 9:21. 2009
    ..This study examined the influences of various individual, social and physical environmental factors on PA participation by gender, age and socioeconomic status, using data from the 2002 nationwide survey of the Physical Activity Monitor...
  11. doi request reprint Cancer incidence among Canadian immigrants, 1980-1998: results from a national cohort study
    Sarah McDermott
    Strategic Initiatives and Innovations Directorate, Public Health Agency of Canada, A L 6809B, Ottawa, ON, K1A 0K9, Canada
    J Immigr Minor Health 13:15-26. 2011
    ..Hypothesized explanations for variation in cancer incidence include earlier viral infection in the country of origin...
  12. doi request reprint Breast cancer risk associated with residential proximity to industrial plants in Canada
    Sai Yi Pan
    Centre for Chronic Disease Prevention and Control, Public Health Agency of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    J Occup Environ Med 53:522-9. 2011
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  13. doi request reprint Alcohol drinking and renal cell carcinoma in Canadian men and women
    Jinfu Hu
    Evidence and Risk Assessment Division, Centre for Chronic Disease Prevention and Control, Public Health Agency of Canada, 120 Colonnade Road, AL 6701A, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Cancer Detect Prev 32:7-14. 2008
    ..The present study examines the association between alcohol intake and the risk of RCC among men and women...
  14. ncbi request reprint Migration and diabetes in British Columbia and Quebec: prevalence and health service utilization
    Feng Wang
    Centre for Chronic Disease Prevention and Control, Public Health Agency of Canada, Ottawa, ON
    Can J Public Health 103:59-64. 2012
    ..This study describes prevalence of diabetes among immigrants and health service utilization among diabetic immigrants in British Columbia (BC) and Quebec (QC)...
  15. ncbi request reprint Adolescent injury deaths and hospitalization in Canada: magnitude and temporal trends (1979-2003)
    Sai Yi Pan
    Evidence and Risk Assessment Division, Centre for Chronic Disease Prevention and Control, Public Health Agency of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    J Adolesc Health 41:84-92. 2007
    ..To understand the magnitude and the national trends of mortality and hospitalization due to injuries among Canadian adolescents aged 15-19 years in 1979-2003...
  16. doi request reprint Energy intake, physical activity, energy balance, and cancer: epidemiologic evidence
    Sai Yi Pan
    Public Health Agency of Canada, Centre for Chronic Disease Prevention and Control, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Methods Mol Biol 472:191-215. 2009
    ..The role of obesity in other cancer risks is unclear...
  17. doi request reprint Leisure-time physical activity and marital status in relation to depression between men and women: A prospective study
    Feng Wang
    Centre for Chronic Disease Prevention and Control, Public Health Agency of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario
    Health Psychol 30:204-11. 2011
    ..Women and men have different emotional vulnerabilities. The impact of LTPA on depression varies by gender. Little is known about the impact of LTPA on depression for people with different marital status...
  18. ncbi request reprint Diet and vitamin or mineral supplementation and risk of rectal cancer in Canada
    Jinfu Hu
    Centre for Chronic Disease Prevention and Control, Public Health Agency of Canada, Ontario, Ottawa, Canada
    Acta Oncol 46:342-54. 2007
    ..Vitamin and mineral supplementation showed significant inverse associations with rectal cancer in women only. These findings suggest that dietary risk factors for rectal cancer in women may differ from those in men...
  19. ncbi request reprint Non-communicable disease and injury-related mortality in rural and urban places of residence: a comparison between Canada and Australia
    Claudia Lagace
    Surveillance Division, Centre for Chronic Disease Prevention and Control, Public Health Agency of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario
    Can J Public Health 98:S62-9. 2007
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  20. ncbi request reprint Obesity, high energy intake, lack of physical activity, and the risk of kidney cancer
    Sai Yi Pan
    Evidence and Risk Assessment Division, Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Control, Public Health Agency of Canada, 120 Colonnade Road, Locator 6701A, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada K1A 0K9
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 15:2453-60. 2006
    ..This study suggests that obesity and excess energy intake are important etiologic risk factors for renal cell and non-renal cell cancer. The role of physical activity needs further investigation...
  21. ncbi request reprint National Symposium on Immigrant Health in Canada: an overview
    Jenny Gold
    Population Health Assessment Section, Surveillance Risk Assessment Division, Centre for Chronic Disease Prevention and Control, Health Canada, Ottawa, ON
    Can J Public Health 95:I3. 2004
  22. ncbi request reprint Trends in mortality from ischemic heart disease in Canada, 1986-2000
    Jinfu Hu
    Centre for Chronic Disease Prevention and Control, Public Health Agency of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Chronic Dis Can 27:85-91. 2006
    ..Enhanced prevention and control strategies should be considered to address IHD in countries where more modest decreases (or no decrease at all) in IHD mortality have been observed...
  23. pmc Factors Associated with Women's Medication Use
    Jennifer Payne
    Centre for Chronic Disease Prevention and Control, Health Canada, 120 Colonnade Rd, Ottawa, Canada
    BMC Womens Health 4:S29. 2004
    ..More research is needed to better understand the distribution and determinants of specific medication use...
  24. ncbi request reprint The late effects study: design and subject representativeness of a Canadian, multi-centre study of late effects of childhood cancer
    Amanda K Shaw
    Centre for Chronic Disease Prevention and Control, Population and Public Health Branch, Health Canada, 120 Colonnade Road, PL 6702A, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada K1A 0K9
    Chronic Dis Can 25:119-26. 2004
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