Annlouise R Assaf
Affiliation: Brown University
- Community-based approaches with implications for hypertension control in blacksAnnlouise R Assaf
Center for Primary Care and Prevention, Memorial Hospital of Rhode Island, Pawtucket 02860, USA
Ethn Dis 12:S1-27-33. 2002
- Are there gender differences in self-reported smoking practices? Correlation with thiocyanate and cotinine levels in smokers and nonsmokers from the Pawtucket Heart Health ProgramAnnlouise R Assaf
Center for Primary Care and Prevention, Memorial Hospital of RI, Pawtucket, Rhode Island 02860, USA
J Womens Health (Larchmt) 11:899-906. 2002..This study compared serum cotinine and thiocyanate in assessment of self-reported smoking behavior among 1400 men and 1809 women from two New England communities...
- Does the Y chromosome make a difference? Gender differences in attempts to change cardiovascular disease risk factorsAnnlouise R Assaf
Center for Primary Care and Prevention, Memorial Hospital of Rhode Island, 111 Brewster Street, Pawtucket, RI 02860, USA
J Womens Health (Larchmt) 12:321-30. 2003....
- Impact of upper and lower gastrointestinal blood loss on healthcare utilization and costs: a systematic reviewDonna R Parker
Center for Primary Care and Prevention, Memorial Hospital of Rhode Island, 111 Brewster St, Pawtucket, RI 02860, USA
J Med Econ 14:279-87. 2011..The purpose of this study was to conduct a systematic review to evaluate the impact of upper and lower GI blood loss on healthcare utilization and costs...
- Community interventions for cardiovascular diseaseDonna R Parker
Department of Community Health, Brown Medical School, Providence, RI 02912, USA
Prim Care 32:865-81. 2005..7) Disseminate the results to ensure that the benefits from the community program reach all communities. 8) For national implementation, the intervention program should work closely with national policy makers throughout the project...
- Low-fat dietary pattern and risk of cardiovascular disease: the Women's Health Initiative Randomized Controlled Dietary Modification TrialBarbara V Howard
MedStar Research Institute Howard University, Washington, DC, USA
JAMA 295:655-66. 2006..Multiple epidemiologic studies and some trials have linked diet with cardiovascular disease (CVD) prevention, but long-term intervention data are needed...
- Low-fat dietary pattern and risk of treated diabetes mellitus in postmenopausal women: the Women's Health Initiative randomized controlled dietary modification trialLesley 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...
- Cystatin-C, renal function, and incidence of hip fracture in postmenopausal womenAndrea 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...
- 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 StudyKaren 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)...
- 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...
- Effects of estrogen with and without progestin and obesity on symptomatic gastroesophageal refluxZongli 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...
- Effects of conjugated equine estrogens on breast cancer and mammography screening in postmenopausal women with hysterectomyMarcia L Stefanick
Stanford Prevention Research Center, Department of Medicine, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif 94305, USA
JAMA 295:1647-57. 2006..Preliminary results suggesting possible reduction in breast cancers warranted more detailed analysis...
- Calcium plus vitamin D supplementation and the risk of colorectal cancerJean 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...
- Effects of conjugated equine estrogen in postmenopausal women with hysterectomy: the Women's Health Initiative randomized controlled trialGarnet 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...
- Low-fat dietary pattern and risk of colorectal cancer: the Women's Health Initiative Randomized Controlled Dietary Modification TrialShirley 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...
- Low-fat dietary pattern and risk of invasive breast cancer: the Women's Health Initiative Randomized Controlled Dietary Modification TrialRoss 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...
- Leukocyte count as a predictor of cardiovascular events and mortality in postmenopausal women: the Women's Health Initiative Observational StudyKaren L Margolis
Hennepin County Medical Center, and Berman Center for Outcomes and Clinical Research, 825 S Eighth Street, Minneapolis, MN 55404, USA
Arch Intern Med 165:500-8. 2005..Our objective was to describe the relation between the baseline white blood cell (WBC) count and future CVD events and mortality in postmenopausal women...