Kaumudi Joshipura

Summary

Affiliation: Harvard University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The relationship between oral conditions and ischemic stroke and peripheral vascular disease
    Kaumudi Joshipura
    Harvard School of Dental Medicine, Department of Oral Health Policy and Epidemiology, 188 Longwood Ave, Boston, Mass 02115, USA
    J Am Dent Assoc 133:23S-30S. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Prospective study of fruits and vegetables and risk of oral premalignant lesions in men
    Nancy Nairi Maserejian
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 164:556-66. 2006
  3. pmc A review of the relationship between tooth loss, periodontal disease, and cancer
    Mara S Meyer
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Kresge Building, Boston, MA, 02115, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 19:895-907. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint Oral hygiene practices and periodontitis in health care professionals
    Anwar Merchant
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    J Periodontol 73:531-5. 2002
  5. ncbi request reprint Prospective study of vitamins C, E, and A and carotenoids and risk of oral premalignant lesions in men
    Nancy Nairi Maserejian
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Int J Cancer 120:970-7. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Increased physical activity decreases periodontitis risk in men
    Anwar T Merchant
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Eur J Epidemiol 18:891-8. 2003
  7. ncbi request reprint A prospective study of social support, anger expression and risk of periodontitis in men
    Anwar T Merchant
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Mass, USA
    J Am Dent Assoc 134:1591-6. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint Interaction between a single nucleotide polymorphism in the alcohol dehydrogenase 3 gene, alcohol consumption and oral cancer risk
    Athanasios I Zavras
    Department of Oral Health Policy and Epidemiology, Harvard School of Dental Medicine, Boston, MA, USA
    Int J Cancer 97:526-30. 2002
  9. ncbi request reprint A prospective study of periodontal disease and pancreatic cancer in US male health professionals
    Dominique S Michaud
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Kresge 920, 677 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 99:171-5. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Periodontal disease among adult, new-immigrant, Chinese Americans in Boston with and without diabetes -- a brief communication
    Peggy Leong
    Department of Oral Health Policy and Epidemiology, Harvard School of Dental Medicine, 188 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Public Health Dent 67:171-3. 2007

Detail Information

Publications16

  1. ncbi request reprint The relationship between oral conditions and ischemic stroke and peripheral vascular disease
    Kaumudi Joshipura
    Harvard School of Dental Medicine, Department of Oral Health Policy and Epidemiology, 188 Longwood Ave, Boston, Mass 02115, USA
    J Am Dent Assoc 133:23S-30S. 2002
    ..This article is a critical review of the epidemiologic studies linking or disassociating oral conditions with stroke and peripheral vascular disease, or PVD. It also describes possible causal and non-causal pathways for these associations...
  2. ncbi request reprint Prospective study of fruits and vegetables and risk of oral premalignant lesions in men
    Nancy Nairi Maserejian
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 164:556-66. 2006
    ..7). The risk of oral premalignant lesions was significantly reduced with higher consumption of fruits, particularly citrus fruits and juices, while no consistent associations were apparent for vegetables...
  3. pmc A review of the relationship between tooth loss, periodontal disease, and cancer
    Mara S Meyer
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Kresge Building, Boston, MA, 02115, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 19:895-907. 2008
    ..This review provides a summary of these findings, discusses possible biological mechanisms involved, and raises methodological issues related to studying these relationships...
  4. ncbi request reprint Oral hygiene practices and periodontitis in health care professionals
    Anwar Merchant
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    J Periodontol 73:531-5. 2002
    ..One in 3 adults in the United States has periodontitis, yet there are few widely applied methods for its prevention. Few studies have assessed oral hygiene practices related to periodontitis...
  5. ncbi request reprint Prospective study of vitamins C, E, and A and carotenoids and risk of oral premalignant lesions in men
    Nancy Nairi Maserejian
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Int J Cancer 120:970-7. 2007
    ..Vitamin C from dietary sources, but not supplements, was associated with a reduced risk of OPL. The observed increased risk for current smokers with high vitamin E or beta-carotene intake should be explored further...
  6. ncbi request reprint Increased physical activity decreases periodontitis risk in men
    Anwar T Merchant
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Eur J Epidemiol 18:891-8. 2003
    ..Increased physical activity improves insulin sensitivity and glucose metabolism, and may therefore affect incidence of periodontitis...
  7. ncbi request reprint A prospective study of social support, anger expression and risk of periodontitis in men
    Anwar T Merchant
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Mass, USA
    J Am Dent Assoc 134:1591-6. 2003
    ..Stress is associated with poor oral hygiene, increased glucocorticoid secretion that can depress immune function, increased insulin resistance and potentially increased risk of periodontitis...
  8. ncbi request reprint Interaction between a single nucleotide polymorphism in the alcohol dehydrogenase 3 gene, alcohol consumption and oral cancer risk
    Athanasios I Zavras
    Department of Oral Health Policy and Epidemiology, Harvard School of Dental Medicine, Boston, MA, USA
    Int J Cancer 97:526-30. 2002
    ..These findings illustrate the importance of replicating SNP associations both within and between different racial and ethnic groups and geographic regions...
  9. ncbi request reprint A prospective study of periodontal disease and pancreatic cancer in US male health professionals
    Dominique S Michaud
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Kresge 920, 677 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 99:171-5. 2007
    ..The association between periodontal disease and increased risk of pancreatic cancer may occur through plausible biologic mechanisms, but confirmation of this association is necessary...
  10. ncbi request reprint Periodontal disease among adult, new-immigrant, Chinese Americans in Boston with and without diabetes -- a brief communication
    Peggy Leong
    Department of Oral Health Policy and Epidemiology, Harvard School of Dental Medicine, 188 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Public Health Dent 67:171-3. 2007
    ..We compared the periodontal disease levels in a population of low socioeconomic status (SES), urban, adult, Chinese American immigrants with and without type 2 diabetes...
  11. ncbi request reprint Inflammatory markers and the risk of coronary heart disease in men and women
    Jennifer K Pai
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    N Engl J Med 351:2599-610. 2004
    ..The value of these inflammatory markers as independent predictors remains controversial...
  12. ncbi request reprint Problems in exposure assessment of fluoride in drinking water
    Elise B Bassin
    Department of Oral Health Policy and Epidemiology, Harvard School of Dental Medicine, USA
    J Public Health Dent 64:45-9. 2004
    ..We then compared estimates from this approach with estimates obtained from a single source, the 1992 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Fluoridation Census...
  13. ncbi request reprint The accuracy of individual self-reported items to determine periodontal disease history
    Thomas Dietrich
    Department of Periodontology and Synoptic Dentistry, Charite, Humboldt University of Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    Eur J Oral Sci 113:135-40. 2005
    ..Future studies will evaluate whether multivariate prediction rules using information from several self-reported variables are a valid means to ascertain periodontal disease history...
  14. ncbi request reprint Nutrition as a mediator in the relation between oral and systemic disease: associations between specific measures of adult oral health and nutrition outcomes
    Christine S Ritchie
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Geriatrics and Health Policy, University of Louisville, and Louisville VA Medical Center, KY 40202, USA
    Crit Rev Oral Biol Med 13:291-300. 2002
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  15. pmc Periodontal disease, tooth loss, and cancer risk in male health professionals: a prospective cohort study
    Dominique S Michaud
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Imperial College London, London, UK
    Lancet Oncol 9:550-8. 2008
    ..We aimed to assess whether periodontal disease or tooth loss is associated with cancer risk...
  16. ncbi request reprint Can nonstandardized bitewing radiographs be used to assess the presence of alveolar bone loss in epidemiologic studies?
    Anwar T Merchant
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 32:271-6. 2004
    ..To compare periodontitis-associated alveolar bone loss assessment by standardized and nonstandardized radiographs in clinical and epidemiologic studies...