Research Team that works on the Science Health Research Summaries and other research projects.

Using Antidepressants and the Risk of Stroke Recurrence: Report From a National Representative Cohort Study

​The chances of experiencing subsequent stroke attacks may be high among stroke patients taking antidepressant medications

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  • 2015
  • Hsiao-Ting Juang , Pei-Chun Chen , Kuo-Liong Chien
  • Institute of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, College of Public Health, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan. r00849018@ntu.edu.tw. Biostatistical Center for Clinical Research, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taoyuan, Taiwan. r00849018@ntu.edu.tw. Clinical Informatics and Medical Statistics Research Center, Chang Gung University College of Medicine, Taoyuan, Taiwan. pcc@mail.cgu.edu.tw. Institute of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, College of Public Health, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan. klchien@ntu.edu.tw.
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Consumption of Whole Grains and Cereal Fiber in Relation to Cancer Risk: A Systematic Review of Longitudinal Studies

Eating whole grains and cereal fiber regularly may reduce gastrointestinal cancer risk.

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  • 2016
  • Nour Makarem , Joseph M Nicholson , Elisa V Bandera , Nicola M McKeown , Niyati Parekh
  • . Makarem is with the Department of Nutrition, Food Studies and Public Health, New York University, New York, New York, USA. J.M. Nicholson is with the Department of Medical Library, New York University School of Medicine, New York, New York, USA. E.V. Bandera is with the Rutgers School of Public Health, Rutgers-The State University of New Jersey, and the Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey, New Brunswick, New Jersey, USA. N.M. McKeown is with the Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging and Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy, Tufts University, Boston, Massachusetts, USA. N. Parekh is with the College of Global Public Health, Department of Nutrition, Food Studies and Public Health, and Department of Population Health, New York University, New York, New York, USA. N. Makarem is with the Department of Nutrition, Food Studies and Public Health, New York University, New York, New York, USA. J.M. Nicholson is with the Department of Medical Library, New York University School of Medicine, New York, New York, USA. E.V. Bandera is with the Rutgers School of Public Health, Rutgers-The State University of New Jersey, and the Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey, New Brunswick, New Jersey, USA. N.M. McKeown is with the Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging and Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy, Tufts University, Boston, Massachusetts, USA. N. Parekh is with the College of Global Public Health, Department of Nutrition, Food Studies and Public Health, and Department of Population Health, New York University, New York, New York, USA niyati.parekh@nyu.edu.
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Tricyclic Antidepressant Use and Risk of Fractures: A Meta-Analysis of Cohort and Case-Control Studies

Users of medications in the class of tricyclic antidepressants (TCA) may be at risk of suffering from fracture.

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Antioxidant Intake From Fruits, Vegetables and Other Sources and Risk of non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma: The Iowa Women's Health Study

​Women who enjoy consuming fruits and vegetables loaded with antioxidants may have a low probability of developing non-Hodgkin's lymphoma.

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Consumption of Vegetables and Fruits and Urothelial Cancer Incidence: A Prospective Study

A significant drop in urothelial cancer risk is associated with increased intake of diets high in cauliflower, mandarins, and cooked carrots.

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Alcohol Consumption and Lung Cancer According to Ile349Val Polymorphism in ADH3 Gene: Beyond the Tobacco Smoking Effect

Alcohol consumption at levels equal to or greater than 30 grams per day may facilitate the development of lung cancer independent of smoking status.

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  • 2017
  • Ana Fernández-Somoano , Sara M Álvarez-Avellón , Ana Souto-García , Jesús Vioque , Eva M Navarrete-Muñoz , Adonina Tardón
  • Molecular Epidemiology of Cancer Unit, IUOPA, Universidad de Oviedo. Departamento de Medicina. Oviedo, Asturias, Spain, 33006. Spanish Consortium for Research on Epidemiology and Public Health (CIBERESP), Instituto de Salud Carlos III. Madrid, Spain, 28029. Public Health Department, Miguel Hernández University, Campus San Juan de Alicante. Sant Joan d'Alacant (Alicante), Spain, 03550.
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Vegetables, Fruit, and Lung Cancer in the Iowa Women's Health Study

Habitual intake of fruits and vegetables may help to hold lung cancer at bay in women.

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Fruit and Vegetable Intake and Hip Fracture Incidence in Older Men and Women: The CHANCES Project

Increasing the frequency of consumption of fruits and vegetables from less than 1 serving of fruits and vegetables per day to 3-5 servings may slash hip fracture risk significantly in older adults.

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  • 2016
  • Vassiliki Benetou, Philippos Orfanos , Diane Feskanich , Karl Michaëlsson , Ulrika Pettersson-Kymmer , Sture Eriksson , Francine Grodstein, Alicja Wolk , Andrea Bellavia , Luai A Ahmed, Paolo Boffeta, Antonia Trichopoulou
  • Department of Hygiene, Epidemiology, and Medical Statistics, School of Medicine, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Athens, Greece. Hellenic Health Foundation, Athens, Greece. Channing Division of Network Medicine, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA. Department of Surgical Sciences, Section of Orthopedics, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden. Department of Pharmacology and Clinical Neurosciences, Umeå University, Umeå, Sweden. Department of Public Health and Clinical Medicine, Umeå University, Umeå, Sweden. Department of Community Medicine, Umeå University, Umeå, Sweden. Institute of Environmental Medicine, Division of Nutritional Epidemiology, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden. Department of Health and Care Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences, UiT-the Arctic University of Norway, Tromsø, Norway. Institute of Public Health, College of Medicine and Health Sciences, United Arab Emirates University, Al Ain, United Arab Emirates. Institute for Translational Epidemiology and Tisch Cancer Institute, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, NY, USA.
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Greater Fruit Intake Was Associated With Better Bone Mineral Status Among Chinese Elderly Men and Women: Results of Hong Kong Mr. Os and Ms. Os Studies

Generous consumption of fruits may help strengthen the bones of elderly individuals.

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  • 2015
  • Zhao-min Liu, Jason Leung, Samuel Yeung-shan Wong , Carmen Ka Man Wong , Ruth Chan, Jean Woo
  • Division of Family Medicine and Primary Care, Jockey Club School of Public Health and Primary Care, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR. Electronic address: liuzhaomin@cuhk.edu.hk. Jockey Club Centre for Osteoporosis Care and Control, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong SAR. Division of Family Medicine and Primary Care, Jockey Club School of Public Health and Primary Care, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR. Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, and the Centre for Nutritional Studies, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong SAR. Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, and the Centre for Nutritional Studies, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong SAR. Electronic address: jeanwoowong@cuhk.edu.hk.
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Fruit and Vegetable Consumption and Breast Cancer Incidence: Repeated Measures Over 30 Years of Follow-Up

Regular consumption of fruits and vegetables may shield women from breast cancer.

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  • 2019
  • Maryam S Farvid , Wendy Y Chen , Bernard A Rosner , Rulla M Tamimi 2, Walter C Willett , A Heather Eliassen
  • Department of Nutrition, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Boston, MA. Channing Division of Network Medicine, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA. Department of Medical Oncology, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA. Department of Epidemiology, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Boston, MA.
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Combined effects of fruit and vegetables intake and physical activity on the risk of metabolic syndrome among Chinese adults.

Avid consumption of fruits and vegetables in addition to being physically active may help thwart the development of metabolic syndrome.

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  • 2017
  • Li XT, Liao W, Yu HJ, Liu MW, Yuan S, Tang BW, Yang XH, Song Y, Huang Y, Cheng SL, Chen ZY, Towne SD Jr, Mao ZF, He QQ.
  • School of Health Sciences, Wuhan University, P. R. China. Ganzhou Health and Family Planning Committee, Ganzhou, P. R. China. The first Clinical School, Wuhan University, Wuhan, P.R. China. Department of Health Promotion and Community Health Sciences, Texas T&M Health Sciences Center, School of Public Health, College Station, TX, United States of America.
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Associations between fruit and vegetable consumption and depressive symptoms: evidence from a national Canadian longitudinal survey.

Consistent consumption of fruits and vegetables may hinder the onset of depression in individuals.

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  • 2016
  • Kingsbury M, Dupuis G, Jacka F, Roy-Gagnon MH, McMartin SE, Colman I.
  • Department of Epidemiology and Community Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. IMPACT Strategic Research Centre, Deakin University, Geelong, Australia.
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