Maria D Jackson

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Affiliation: University of the West Indies
Country: Jamaica

Publications

  1. pmc Are food patterns associated with prostate cancer in Jamaican men: a preliminary report
    Maria Jackson
    Dept, of Community Health and Psychiatry, University of the West Indies, Mona, Kingston, Jamaica
    Infect Agent Cancer 4:S5. 2009
  2. pmc Chemokine Ligand 5 (CCL5) and chemokine receptor (CCR5) genetic variants and prostate cancer risk among men of African Descent: a case-control study
    LaCreis R Kidd
    Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, University of Louisville Clinical Translational Research Building, 505 South Hancock Street Room 306, Louisville, KY, 40202, USA
    Hered Cancer Clin Pract 10:16. 2012
  3. doi Dietary patterns as predictors of prostate cancer in Jamaican men
    Maria Jackson
    Faculty of Medical Sciences, University of West Indies, Kingston, Jamaica
    Nutr Cancer 65:367-74. 2013
  4. pmc Complex interaction between serum folate levels and genetic polymorphisms in folate pathway genes: biomarkers of prostate cancer aggressiveness
    Maria D Jackson
    Department of Community Health and Psychiatry, University of the West Indies, Mona, Kingston 7, Jamaica
    Genes Nutr 8:199-207. 2013
  5. pmc Use of a food frequency questionnaire to assess diets of Jamaican adults: validation and correlation with biomarkers
    Maria D Jackson
    Department of Community Health and Psychiatry, University of the West Indies, Mona, Kingston, Jamaica
    Nutr J 10:28. 2011
  6. doi Body size and risk of prostate cancer in Jamaican men
    Maria D Jackson
    Department of Community Health and Psychiatry, University of the West Indies, Mona Campus, Kingston, Jamaica
    Cancer Causes Control 21:909-17. 2010
  7. doi Urinary phytoestrogens and risk of prostate cancer in Jamaican men
    Maria D Jackson
    Department of Community Health and Psychiatry, University of the West Indies, Mona, Kingston, Jamaica
    Cancer Causes Control 21:2249-57. 2010
  8. ncbi Diet and overweight and obesity in populations of African origin: Cameroon, Jamaica and the UK
    M Jackson
    Department of Community Health and Psychiatry, University of the West Indies, Mona Campus, Kingston 7, Jamaica
    Public Health Nutr 10:122-30. 2007
  9. ncbi Physical and psychological violence in Jamaica's health sector
    Maria Jackson
    University of the West Indies, Department of Community Health and Psychiatry, Mona, Kingston, Jamaica
    Rev Panam Salud Publica 18:114-21. 2005
  10. doi Associations of whole-blood fatty acids and dietary intakes with prostate cancer in Jamaica
    Maria D Jackson
    Department of Community Health and Psychiatry, University of the West Indies, Mona, Kingston, Jamaica
    Cancer Causes Control 23:23-33. 2012

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Publications15

  1. pmc Are food patterns associated with prostate cancer in Jamaican men: a preliminary report
    Maria Jackson
    Dept, of Community Health and Psychiatry, University of the West Indies, Mona, Kingston, Jamaica
    Infect Agent Cancer 4:S5. 2009
    ..Morbidity and mortality data highlight prostate cancer as the most commonly diagnosed neoplasm in Jamaican males. This report examines the association between dietary patterns and risk of prostate cancer in Jamaican men...
  2. pmc Chemokine Ligand 5 (CCL5) and chemokine receptor (CCR5) genetic variants and prostate cancer risk among men of African Descent: a case-control study
    LaCreis R Kidd
    Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, University of Louisville Clinical Translational Research Building, 505 South Hancock Street Room 306, Louisville, KY, 40202, USA
    Hered Cancer Clin Pract 10:16. 2012
    ..We hypothesized inheritance of variant chemokine-associated alleles may lead to alterations in PCA susceptibility, presumably due to variations in antitumor immune responses...
  3. doi Dietary patterns as predictors of prostate cancer in Jamaican men
    Maria Jackson
    Faculty of Medical Sciences, University of West Indies, Kingston, Jamaica
    Nutr Cancer 65:367-74. 2013
    ..These data suggest a carbohydrate dietary pattern high in refined carbohydrates may be a risk factor for prostate cancer in Jamaican men...
  4. pmc Complex interaction between serum folate levels and genetic polymorphisms in folate pathway genes: biomarkers of prostate cancer aggressiveness
    Maria D Jackson
    Department of Community Health and Psychiatry, University of the West Indies, Mona, Kingston 7, Jamaica
    Genes Nutr 8:199-207. 2013
    ..Larger studies to investigate the role of gene-gene/gene-diet interactions in Black men are needed...
  5. pmc Use of a food frequency questionnaire to assess diets of Jamaican adults: validation and correlation with biomarkers
    Maria D Jackson
    Department of Community Health and Psychiatry, University of the West Indies, Mona, Kingston, Jamaica
    Nutr J 10:28. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the validity and reproducibility of a previously validated 70-item food frequency questionnaire (FFQ) that was expanded to 120-items to assess diet-cancer relations...
  6. doi Body size and risk of prostate cancer in Jamaican men
    Maria D Jackson
    Department of Community Health and Psychiatry, University of the West Indies, Mona Campus, Kingston, Jamaica
    Cancer Causes Control 21:909-17. 2010
    ..Risk may be greater in those with higher abdominal obesity relative to overall size. The results further highlight the importance of investigating relationships by characteristics of the tumor...
  7. doi Urinary phytoestrogens and risk of prostate cancer in Jamaican men
    Maria D Jackson
    Department of Community Health and Psychiatry, University of the West Indies, Mona, Kingston, Jamaica
    Cancer Causes Control 21:2249-57. 2010
    ..Producers of equol (isoflavone) may be at reduced risk of total- and high-grade prostate cancer whereas enterolactone may increase the likelihood of disease...
  8. ncbi Diet and overweight and obesity in populations of African origin: Cameroon, Jamaica and the UK
    M Jackson
    Department of Community Health and Psychiatry, University of the West Indies, Mona Campus, Kingston 7, Jamaica
    Public Health Nutr 10:122-30. 2007
    ..To determine the relationship of diet to overweight and obesity among populations of African origin...
  9. ncbi Physical and psychological violence in Jamaica's health sector
    Maria Jackson
    University of the West Indies, Department of Community Health and Psychiatry, Mona, Kingston, Jamaica
    Rev Panam Salud Publica 18:114-21. 2005
    ..To determine the prevalence of experiences with physical violence and psychological violence that health staff have had in the workplace in Jamaica, and to identify factors associated with those experiences of violence...
  10. doi Associations of whole-blood fatty acids and dietary intakes with prostate cancer in Jamaica
    Maria D Jackson
    Department of Community Health and Psychiatry, University of the West Indies, Mona, Kingston, Jamaica
    Cancer Causes Control 23:23-33. 2012
    ..To investigate the association of whole-blood fatty acids and reported intakes of fats with risk of prostate cancer (PCa)...
  11. pmc Both serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D and calcium levels may increase the risk of incident prostate cancer in Caribbean men of African ancestry
    Maria D Jackson
    Department of Community Health and Psychiatry, University of the West Indies, Mona, Kingston, Jamaica
    Cancer Med 4:925-35. 2015
    ..Despite the strong relationship between serum calcium and vitamin D the mechanism by which each affects prostate cancer risk in men of African ancestry needs additional investigation...
  12. doi Weight retention within the puerperium in adolescents: a risk factor for obesity?
    Minerva M Thame
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology and Child Health, The University of the West Indies, Mona, Kingston 7, Jamaica
    Public Health Nutr 13:283-8. 2010
    ..The present study aimed to investigate weight retention and body composition in the postpartum period between adolescent girls and older women...
  13. ncbi Nutritional status of 11-12-year-old Jamaican children: coexistence of under- and overnutrition in early adolescence
    Maria Jackson
    Department of Child Health, University of the West Indies, Mona, Kingston, Jamaica
    Public Health Nutr 5:281-8. 2002
    ..To determine the nutritional status of a cohort of 11-12 year olds and ascertain social and demographic factors associated with under- and overweight in early adolescence...
  14. doi Validation and reproducibility of an FFQ for use among adults in Botswana
    Maria D Jackson
    1 Department of Community Health and Psychiatry, University of the West Indies, Mona, Kingston 7, Jamaica, West Indies
    Public Health Nutr 16:1995-2004. 2013
    ..To evaluate the validity and reproducibility of a 122-item interviewer administered quantitative FFQ developed to determine food and nutrient intakes of adults in Botswana...
  15. pmc Cervical dysplasia and cancer and the use of hormonal contraceptives in Jamaican women
    Norma McFarlane-Anderson
    Department of Basic Medical Sciences, University of the West Indies, Mona Campus, Kingston, Jamaica
    BMC Womens Health 8:9. 2008
    ..5/100,000...