Melinda C Power

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Affiliation: Harvard University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Traffic-related air pollution and cognitive function in a cohort of older men
    Melinda C Power
    Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 119:682-7. 2011
  2. pmc The association between blood pressure and incident Alzheimer disease: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Melinda C Power
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Epidemiology 22:646-59. 2011
  3. pmc Lead exposure and rate of change in cognitive function in older women
    Melinda C Power
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA Electronic address
    Environ Res 129:69-75. 2014
  4. pmc Modification by hemochromatosis gene polymorphisms of the association between traffic-related air pollution and cognition in older men: a cohort study
    Melinda C Power
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Environ Health 12:16. 2013
  5. pmc Influence of multiple APOE genetic variants on cognitive function in a cohort of older men - results from the Normative Aging Study
    Diddier Prada
    Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, 665 Huntington Ave, Boston 02115, MA, USA
    BMC Psychiatry 14:223. 2014
  6. pmc Blood pressure and cognition: factors that may account for their inconsistent association
    Melinda C Power
    From the aDepartment of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA bDepartment of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA cDepartment of Biostatistics, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA dVeterans Affairs Normative Aging Study, Boston, MA and 5Department of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA
    Epidemiology 24:886-93. 2013
  7. pmc Lead exposure and tremor among older men: the VA normative aging study
    John S Ji
    Department of Environmental Health, and Department of Epidemiology, Harvard T H Chan School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 123:445-50. 2015
  8. pmc Long-term exposure to black carbon, cognition and single nucleotide polymorphisms in microRNA processing genes in older men
    Elena Colicino
    Department of Environmental Health, Harvard T H Chan School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA Electronic address
    Environ Int 88:86-93. 2016
  9. pmc Biased Exposure-Health Effect Estimates from Selection in Cohort Studies: Are Environmental Studies at Particular Risk?
    Marc G Weisskopf
    Department of Epidemiology and Department of Environmental Health, Harvard T H Chan School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 123:1113-22. 2015
  10. pmc Mitochondrial haplogroups modify the effect of black carbon on age-related cognitive impairment
    Elena Colicino
    Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, 665 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Environ Health 13:42. 2014

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Publications15

  1. pmc Traffic-related air pollution and cognitive function in a cohort of older men
    Melinda C Power
    Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 119:682-7. 2011
    ..Traffic-related particles induce oxidative stress and may exert adverse effects on central nervous system function, which could manifest as cognitive impairment...
  2. pmc The association between blood pressure and incident Alzheimer disease: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Melinda C Power
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Epidemiology 22:646-59. 2011
    ..Many epidemiologic studies have considered the association between blood pressure (BP) and Alzheimer disease, yet the relationship remains poorly understood...
  3. pmc Lead exposure and rate of change in cognitive function in older women
    Melinda C Power
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA Electronic address
    Environ Res 129:69-75. 2014
    ..Higher long-term cumulative lead exposure predicts faster cognitive decline in older men, but evidence of an association in women is lacking...
  4. pmc Modification by hemochromatosis gene polymorphisms of the association between traffic-related air pollution and cognition in older men: a cohort study
    Melinda C Power
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Environ Health 12:16. 2013
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  5. pmc Influence of multiple APOE genetic variants on cognitive function in a cohort of older men - results from the Normative Aging Study
    Diddier Prada
    Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, 665 Huntington Ave, Boston 02115, MA, USA
    BMC Psychiatry 14:223. 2014
    ..APOE is the biomarker with the greatest known influence on cognitive function; however, the effect of complex haplotypes involving polymorphisms rs449647, rs405509, rs440446, rs429358 and rs7412 has never been studied in older populations...
  6. pmc Blood pressure and cognition: factors that may account for their inconsistent association
    Melinda C Power
    From the aDepartment of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA bDepartment of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA cDepartment of Biostatistics, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA dVeterans Affairs Normative Aging Study, Boston, MA and 5Department of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA
    Epidemiology 24:886-93. 2013
    ..We evaluated evidence supporting three potential explanations for this variation: an effect of hypertension duration, an effect of age at hypertension initiation, and selection bias due to dependent censoring...
  7. pmc Lead exposure and tremor among older men: the VA normative aging study
    John S Ji
    Department of Environmental Health, and Department of Epidemiology, Harvard T H Chan School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 123:445-50. 2015
    ..Case-control studies suggest an association between blood lead and essential tremor, and that this association is modified by polymorphisms in the δ-aminolevulinic acid dehydrogenase (ALAD) gene...
  8. pmc Long-term exposure to black carbon, cognition and single nucleotide polymorphisms in microRNA processing genes in older men
    Elena Colicino
    Department of Environmental Health, Harvard T H Chan School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA Electronic address
    Environ Int 88:86-93. 2016
    ..MicroRNAs (miRNAs) control gene expression and neuronal programming. miRNA levels vary due to single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) in genes processing miRNAs from precursor molecules...
  9. pmc Biased Exposure-Health Effect Estimates from Selection in Cohort Studies: Are Environmental Studies at Particular Risk?
    Marc G Weisskopf
    Department of Epidemiology and Department of Environmental Health, Harvard T H Chan School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 123:1113-22. 2015
    ..e., selection bias) or bias due to conditioning on an intermediate. Studies of environmental risk factors may be at particular risk...
  10. pmc Mitochondrial haplogroups modify the effect of black carbon on age-related cognitive impairment
    Elena Colicino
    Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, 665 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Environ Health 13:42. 2014
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate whether mtDNA haplogroups determined differential susceptibility to cognitive effects of long-term exposure to black carbon (BC), a marker of traffic-related air pollution...
  11. pmc Statins, cognition, and dementia—systematic review and methodological commentary
    Melinda C Power
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 North Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Nat Rev Neurol 11:220-9. 2015
    ..Given that much of the human research on statins and cognition in the future will be observational, careful study design and analysis will be essential. ..
  12. pmc Relationships between lead biomarkers and diurnal salivary cortisol indices in pregnant women from Mexico City: a cross-sectional study
    Joseph M Braun
    Department of Epidemiology, Brown University, 121 S, Main St, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    Environ Health 13:50. 2014
    ..We examined relationships between maternal blood or bone Pb concentrations and features of diurnal cortisol profiles in 936 pregnant women from Mexico City...
  13. pmc The relation between past exposure to fine particulate air pollution and prevalent anxiety: observational cohort study
    Melinda C Power
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston MA, USA Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston MA, USA Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore MD, USA
    BMJ 350:h1111. 2015
    ..To determine whether higher past exposure to particulate air pollution is associated with prevalent high symptoms of anxiety...
  14. pmc Cross-sectional association between polyfluoroalkyl chemicals and cognitive limitation in the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey
    Melinda C Power
    Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Neuroepidemiology 40:125-32. 2013
    ..This study was designed to explore the association between PFCs and cognitive ability in older adults...
  15. pmc Anti-inflammatory drugs and risk of Parkinson disease: a meta-analysis
    Joshua J Gagne
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Neurology 74:995-1002. 2010
    ..We tested the hypothesis that anti-inflammatory drugs reduce PD incidence and that there are differential effects by type of anti-inflammatory, duration of use, or intensity of use...