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

Cereal Grains, Legumes and Diabetes

Increased intake of cereals and legumes may help halt the onset of type 2 diabetes.

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Marijuana Use in Patients With Cardiovascular Disease: JACC Review Topic of the Week

The use of marijuana might be a risk factor for cardiovascular disease.

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  • 2020
  • Ersilia M DeFilippis, Navkaranbir S Bajaj, Amitoj Singh, Rhynn Malloy, Michael M Givertz, Ron Blankstein, Deepak L Bhatt, Muthiah Vaduganathan
  • Columbia University Irving Medical Center, New York, New York. Electronic address: https://twitter.com/ersied727. University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama. Electronic address: https://twitter.com/bajaj_nav. Sarver Heart Center, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona. Brigham and Women's Hospital Heart & Vascular Center and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts. Brigham and Women's Hospital Heart & Vascular Center and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts. Electronic address: https://twitter.com/RonBlankstein. Brigham and Women's Hospital Heart & Vascular Center and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts. Electronic address: https://twitter.com/DLBHATTMD. Brigham and Women's Hospital Heart & Vascular Center and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts. Electronic address: mvaduganathan@bwh.harvard.edu.
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Cognitive Function and Consumption of Fruit and Vegetable Polyphenols in a Young Population: Is There a Relationship?

Avid consumption of fruits and vegetables loaded with polyphenols may help boost cognitive function in young adults.

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  • 2019
  • Juan Ángel Carrillo, M Pilar Zafrilla, Javier Marhuenda
  • Faculty of Health Sciences, Universidad Católica de San Antonio, 30107 Murcia, Spain. jacarrillo4@alu.ucam.edu. Faculty of Health Sciences, Universidad Católica de San Antonio, 30107 Murcia, Spain. mpzafrilla@ucam.edu. Faculty of Health Sciences, Universidad Católica de San Antonio, 30107 Murcia, Spain. jmarhuenda@ucam.edu.
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Breakfast Cereals and Risk of Hypertension in the Physicians' Health Study I

Following a dietary pattern that promotes the consumption of whole grains for breakfast may help shield a man from hypertension.

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Breakfast Cereals and Risk of Heart Failure in the Physicians' Health Study I

Heart failure is less likely to occur among individuals who regularly consumed whole grains for breakfast.

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  • 2007
  • Luc Djoussé, J Michael Gaziano
  • Division of Aging, Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School, 1620 Tremont St, Third Floor, Boston, MA 02120, USA. ldjousse@rics.bwh.harvard.edu
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Dietary Intake of Flavonoid Subclasses and Risk of Colorectal Cancer: Evidence From Population Studies

Habitual consumption of foods loaded with flavonoids, especially isoflavones and procyanidins, may help to keep colorectal cancer at bay.

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Cannabis-associated Arterial Disease

Cannabis users may have a high tendency to suffer from stroke, heart attack, and arteritis of the limbs.

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  • 2010
  • Anne Claire Desbois, Patrice Cacoub
  • Department of Internal Medicine, AP HP Goupe hospitalier Pitié-Salpêtrière, F-75013, Paris, France.
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Association Between Soy Isoflavone Intake and Breast Cancer Risk for Pre- And Post-Menopausal Women: A Meta-Analysis of Epidemiological Studies

Habitual intake of isoflavones from soy foods may help thwart the development of cancer cells in the breast.

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  • 2014
  • Meinan Chen, Yanhua Rao, Yi Zheng, Shiqing Wei, Ye Li, Tong Guo, Ping Yin
  • Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Tongji Medical College, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, China. Jiangxia Maternal and Child Health Hospital, Wuhan, China. WuXiPRA Clinical Research (Shanghai) Co., Ltd, Shanghai, China.
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Breakfast Cereals and Risk of Type 2 Diabetes in the Physicians' Health Study I

Eating more whole grains for breakfast may lead to a reduction in type 2 diabetes risk.

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  • 2007
  • Jinesh Kochar , Luc Djoussé, J Michael Gaziano
  • Division of Aging, Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School, 1620 Tremont Street, 3rd Floor, Boston MA 02120, USA.
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A Comprehensive Meta-Analysis on Dietary Flavonoid and Lignan Intake and Cancer Risk: Level of Evidence and Limitations

Creating more space for flavonoid-rich foods in our plate may help protect us from several types of cancer, including breast, lung, ovarian, colorectal, endometrial, stomach, and upper aerodigestive tract cancer.

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  • 2017
  • Giuseppe Grosso, Justyna Godos, Rosa Lamuela-Raventos, Sumantra Ray, Agnieszka Micek, Andrzej Pajak, Salvatore Sciacca, Nicolantonio D'Orazio, Daniele Del Rio, Fabio Galvano
  • Integrated Cancer Registry of Catania-Messina-Siracusa-Enna, Azienda Ospedaliero-Universitaria Policlinico-Vittorio Emanuele, Catania, Italy. NNEdPro Global Centre for Nutrition and Health, St John's Innovation Centre, Cambridge, UK. Biomedical Research Center Network on Obesity and Nutrition (CIBERobn) Physiopathology of Obesity and Nutrition, Institute of Health Carlos III, Madrid, Spain. Nutrition and Food Science Department-XaRTA, INSA, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain. Medical Research Council (MRC) Human Nutrition Research Unit, Cambridge, UK. Department of Epidemiology and Population Studies, Jagiellonian University Medical College, Krakow, Poland. Department of Medical and Oral Sciences and Biotechnologies, University of Chieti, Chieti, Italy. Department of Food Science, University of Parma, Parma, Italy. Department of Biomedical and Biotechnological Sciences, University of Catania, Catania, Italy.
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Alcohol Quantity and Type on Risk of Recurrent Gout Attacks: an Internet-Based Case-Crossover Study

The consumption of all types of alcoholic beverages, including beer, wine, and liquor, may trigger episodes of recurrent gout attacks.

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  • 2014
  • Tuhina Neogi , Clara Chen , Jingbo Niu , Christine Chaisson , David J Hunter , Yuqing Zhang
  • Clinical Epidemiology Research and Training Unit, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Mass. Electronic address: tneogi@bu.edu. Data Coordinating Center, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, Mass. Clinical Epidemiology Research and Training Unit, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Mass. Kolling Institute, University of Sydney and Royal North Shore Hospital, New South Wales, Australia.
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Fruit and Vegetable Consumption, Helicobacter Pylori Antibodies, and Gastric Cancer Risk: A Pooled Analysis of Prospective Studies in China, Japan, and Korea

Increased consumption of fruits and vegetables may help halt the formation and spread of cancer cells in the non-cardia region of the stomach.

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  • 2017
  • Tianyi Wang , Hui Cai, Shizuka Sasazuki, Shoichiro Tsugane, Wei Zheng, Eo Rin Cho, Sun Ha Jee , Angelika Michel , Michael Pawlita, Yong-Bing Xiang, Yu-Tang Gao, Xiao-Ou Shu, Wei-Cheng You, Meira Epplein
  • Key Laboratory of Carcinogenesis and Translational Research (Ministry of Education), Department of Cancer Epidemiology, Peking University Cancer Hospital & Institute, Peking University Health Science Center, Beijing, China. Division of Epidemiology, Department of Medicine, Vanderbilt Epidemiology Center and Ingram Cancer Center, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN. Epidemiology and Prevention Group, Center for Public Health Sciences, National Cancer Center, Tokyo, Japan. Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion, Institute for Health Promotion, Graduate School of Public Health, Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea. Division of Molecular Diagnostics of Oncogenic Infections, Research Program in Infection, Inflammation, and Cancer, German Cancer Research Center (DFKZ), Heidelberg, Germany. Department of Epidemiology, Shanghai Cancer Institute, Shanghai, China.
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