Mary L Biggs

Summary

Affiliation: University of Washington
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Ginkgo biloba and risk of cancer: secondary analysis of the Ginkgo Evaluation of Memory (GEM) Study
    Mary L Biggs
    Department of Biostatistics, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98115, USA
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 19:694-8. 2010
  2. ncbi request reprint Maternal, delivery, and perinatal characteristics associated with cryptorchidism: a population-based case-control study among births in Washington State
    Mary Lou Biggs
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Epidemiology 13:197-204. 2002
  3. ncbi request reprint Differences in testis cancer survival by race and ethnicity: a population-based study, 1973-1999 (United States)
    Mary Lou Biggs
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, University of Washington, M4 C308, P O Box 19024, Seattle, WA 98109 1024, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 15:437-44. 2004
  4. pmc Serum organochlorine pesticide residues and risk of testicular germ cell carcinoma: a population-based case-control study
    Mary L Biggs
    Department of Biostatistics, School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of Washington, Box 354922, Seattle, WA 98195 4922, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 17:2012-8. 2008
  5. pmc Association between adiposity in midlife and older age and risk of diabetes in older adults
    Mary L Biggs
    Department of Biostatistics, School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    JAMA 303:2504-12. 2010
  6. pmc Chronic kidney disease, insulin resistance, and incident diabetes in older adults
    Hien Pham
    Division of Nephrology and Kidney Research Institute, Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, 98195, USA
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 7:588-94. 2012
  7. pmc Testosterone and dihydrotestosterone and incident ischaemic stroke in men in the Cardiovascular Health Study
    Molly M Shores
    VA Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, WA, USA Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 81:746-53. 2014
  8. pmc Association of marijuana use and the incidence of testicular germ cell tumors
    Janet R Daling
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Washington 98109, USA
    Cancer 115:1215-23. 2009
  9. ncbi request reprint Testosterone, Dihydrotestosterone, Sex Hormone Binding Globulin and Incident Diabetes among Older Men: the Cardiovascular Health Study
    Katherine E Joyce
    Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA KEJ, KJM Departments of Biostatistics MLB, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences MMS, and Medicine AMM, University of Washington, Seattle, WA Division on Aging, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA LD Division of Nephrology Hypertension, University of California San Diego and Veterans Affairs San Diego Healthcare System, San Diego, CA JHI Departments of Medicine and Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY JRK New York Academy of Medicine, NY, New York DSS Geriatric Research, Education and Clinical Center AMM, VA Puget Sound Health Care System MMS, AMM, Seattle, WA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab . 2016
  10. pmc Serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D concentration and risk for major clinical disease events in a community-based population of older adults: a cohort study
    Ian H De Boer
    University of Washington, Seattle, USA
    Ann Intern Med 156:627-34. 2012

Detail Information

Publications21

  1. pmc Ginkgo biloba and risk of cancer: secondary analysis of the Ginkgo Evaluation of Memory (GEM) Study
    Mary L Biggs
    Department of Biostatistics, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98115, USA
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 19:694-8. 2010
    ..We analyzed cancer as a secondary endpoint in the Ginkgo Evaluation of Memory (GEM) Study, the largest randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled clinical trial of Ginkgo supplementation to date...
  2. ncbi request reprint Maternal, delivery, and perinatal characteristics associated with cryptorchidism: a population-based case-control study among births in Washington State
    Mary Lou Biggs
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Epidemiology 13:197-204. 2002
    ..To identify maternal, perinatal, and delivery characteristics associated with cryptorchidism at birth, we conducted a population-based case-control study using Washington State birth certificates linked to birth hospitalization records...
  3. ncbi request reprint Differences in testis cancer survival by race and ethnicity: a population-based study, 1973-1999 (United States)
    Mary Lou Biggs
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, University of Washington, M4 C308, P O Box 19024, Seattle, WA 98109 1024, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 15:437-44. 2004
    ..We examined the relationship between race/ethnicity and testis cancer survival in a population-based setting...
  4. pmc Serum organochlorine pesticide residues and risk of testicular germ cell carcinoma: a population-based case-control study
    Mary L Biggs
    Department of Biostatistics, School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of Washington, Box 354922, Seattle, WA 98195 4922, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 17:2012-8. 2008
    ..Due to uncertainty regarding how well organochlorine levels measured in adulthood reflect exposures during early life, further research is needed using exposure measurements collected in utero or during infancy...
  5. pmc Association between adiposity in midlife and older age and risk of diabetes in older adults
    Mary L Biggs
    Department of Biostatistics, School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    JAMA 303:2504-12. 2010
    ..Adiposity is a well-recognized risk factor for type 2 diabetes among young and middle-aged adults, but the relationship between body composition and type 2 diabetes is not well described among older adults...
  6. pmc Chronic kidney disease, insulin resistance, and incident diabetes in older adults
    Hien Pham
    Division of Nephrology and Kidney Research Institute, Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, 98195, USA
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 7:588-94. 2012
    ..Insulin resistance is a complication of advanced CKD. Insulin resistance is less well characterized in earlier stages of CKD. The response of the pancreatic β cell, effects on glucose tolerance, and risk of diabetes are not clear...
  7. pmc Testosterone and dihydrotestosterone and incident ischaemic stroke in men in the Cardiovascular Health Study
    Molly M Shores
    VA Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, WA, USA Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 81:746-53. 2014
    ..Ischaemic stroke is a major cause of morbidity and mortality in elderly men. Our main objective was to examine whether testosterone (T) or dihydrotestosterone (DHT) was associated with incident ischaemic stroke in elderly men...
  8. pmc Association of marijuana use and the incidence of testicular germ cell tumors
    Janet R Daling
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Washington 98109, USA
    Cancer 115:1215-23. 2009
    ..In this study, the authors tested the hypothesis that marijuana use is a risk factor for TGCT...
  9. ncbi request reprint Testosterone, Dihydrotestosterone, Sex Hormone Binding Globulin and Incident Diabetes among Older Men: the Cardiovascular Health Study
    Katherine E Joyce
    Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA KEJ, KJM Departments of Biostatistics MLB, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences MMS, and Medicine AMM, University of Washington, Seattle, WA Division on Aging, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA LD Division of Nephrology Hypertension, University of California San Diego and Veterans Affairs San Diego Healthcare System, San Diego, CA JHI Departments of Medicine and Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY JRK New York Academy of Medicine, NY, New York DSS Geriatric Research, Education and Clinical Center AMM, VA Puget Sound Health Care System MMS, AMM, Seattle, WA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab . 2016
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  10. pmc Serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D concentration and risk for major clinical disease events in a community-based population of older adults: a cohort study
    Ian H De Boer
    University of Washington, Seattle, USA
    Ann Intern Med 156:627-34. 2012
    ..Current clinical 25-(OH)D targets based on associations with intermediate markers of bone metabolism may not reflect optimal levels for other chronic diseases and do not account for known seasonal variation in 25-(OH)D concentration...
  11. pmc Physical activity in adolescence and testicular germ cell cancer risk
    Alyson J Littman
    Seattle Epidemiologic Research and Information Center, Department of Veterans Affairs Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, WA, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 20:1281-90. 2009
    ..To further examine whether physical activity (PA) in adolescence is associated with TGCC risk, the authors conducted a case-control study in western Washington State...
  12. pmc Prospective association of fatty acids in the de novo lipogenesis pathway with risk of type 2 diabetes: the Cardiovascular Health Study
    Wenjie Ma
    From the Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA WM, QW, and DM the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy, Tufts University, Boston, MA DM the Divisions of Aging LD and Cardiovascular Medicine and Channing Division of Network Medicine DM, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA the Boston Veterans Affairs Healthcare System, Boston, MA LD the Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA KJM The George Institute for Global Health, Sydney Medical School, The University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia JHYW the Cardiovascular Health Research Unit, Departments of Medicine RNL and DSS, Epidemiology DSS, and Biostatistics MLB, and the Collaborative Health Studies Coordinating Center JAD, University of Washington, Seattle, WA the Public Health Sciences Division, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA XS the Department of Internal Medicine, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM IBK and the Department of Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY JRK
    Am J Clin Nutr 101:153-63. 2015
    ..Few prospective studies have used fatty acid biomarkers to assess associations with type 2 diabetes...
  13. pmc Markers of inflammation in prevalent and incident Parkinson's disease in the Cardiovascular Health Study
    Thanh G N Ton
    Department of Neurology, School of Medicine, University of Washington, Box 359775, Harborview Medical Center, 325 Ninth Ave, Seattle, WA 98125, USA
    Parkinsonism Relat Disord 18:274-8. 2012
    ..We assessed associations of baseline levels of inflammatory markers with prevalent PD at baseline (1989) and incident PD identified over 13 years of follow-up of the Cardiovascular Health Study...
  14. pmc Plasma phospholipid very-long-chain saturated fatty acids and incident diabetes in older adults: the Cardiovascular Health Study
    Rozenn N Lemaitre
    From the Cardiovascular Health Research Unit RNL, AMF, CMS, and NS, Departments of Medicine RNL, CMS, and NS, Epidemiology AMF, and Biostatistics MLB and BM, University of Washington, Seattle, WA the Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA KM the Department of Internal Medicine, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM IBK Public Health Sciences Division, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA XS the Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA LD New York Academy of Medicine, New York, NY DSS the Departments of Medicine and Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY JRK and Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy, Tufts University, Boston, MA DM
    Am J Clin Nutr 101:1047-54. 2015
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  15. doi request reprint Consumption of alcoholic beverages in adolescence and adulthood and risk of testicular germ cell tumor
    Mary L Biggs
    Department of Biostatistics, School of Public Health, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
    Int J Cancer 139:2405-14. 2016
    ..10). Associations were similar across different alcoholic beverage types. Consumption of alcoholic beverages may be associated with an increased TGCT risk. ..
  16. pmc Plasma omega-3 fatty acids and incident diabetes in older adults
    Luc Djousse
    Division of Aging, Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 94:527-33. 2011
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  17. pmc Testosterone, dihydrotestosterone, and incident cardiovascular disease and mortality in the cardiovascular health study
    Molly M Shores
    VA Puget Sound Health Care System M M S, N L S, A M M, VA Epidemiologic Research and Information Center N L S, and Geriatric Research, Education, and Clinical Care A M M, Seattle, Washington 98108 Departments of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences M M S, Biostatistics M L B, A M A, Epidemiology N L S, W T L, Neurology W T L, and Medicine A M M, Division of Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98195 Department of Medicine and Department of Epidemiology and Population Health J R K, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York 10461 Department of Internal Medicine C H H, Geriatric Medicine, University of California Davis, Davis, California 95616 and Department of Internal Medicine A R C, Endocrinology Division, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 99:2061-8. 2014
    ..Low testosterone (T) is associated with prevalent cardiovascular disease (CVD) and mortality. DHT, a more potent androgen, may also be associated with CVD and mortality, but few studies have examined this...
  18. pmc Omega-3 fatty acids and incident type 2 diabetes: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Jason H Y Wu
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, 665 Huntington Ave, Kresge Building 913, Boston MA 02115, USA
    Br J Nutr 107:S214-27. 2012
    ..Reasons for potential heterogeneity of effects, which could include true biologic heterogeneity, publication bias, or chance, deserve further investigation...
  19. ncbi request reprint Later life disability status following incarceration as a prisoner of war
    Stephen C Hunt
    VA Puget Sound Health Care System, 1660 South Columbian Way, Seattle, WA 98108, USA
    Mil Med 173:613-8. 2008
    ..The objective of this project was to identify aspects of POW incarceration which are associated with later life disability status...
  20. pmc C-reactive protein, interleukin-6, and prostate cancer risk in men aged 65 years and older
    Brandon L Pierce
    Institute for Public Health Genetics, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 20:1193-203. 2009
    ..21). Our results suggest that circulating CRP and IL-6 do not influence PCa risk. SNPs at the CRP locus are not associated with PCa risk in this cohort, while the association between rs1800795 and PCa risk warrants further investigation...
  21. pmc Polymorphisms in the mitochondrial DNA control region and frailty in older adults
    Ann Z Moore
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    PLoS ONE 5:e11069. 2010
    ..Mitochondrial genetic variation may contribute to altered susceptibility to the frailty syndrome in older adults...