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

Self-reported intake of fruit and vegetables and risk of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: A nation-wide twin study

The odds of developing chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) may be stacked against low consumers of fruits and vegetables.

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  • 2018
  • Howraman Meteran, Simon Francis Thomsen, Martin R Miller, Jacob Hjelmborg, Torben Sigsgaard, Vibeke Backer
  • Respiratory Research Unit, Bispebjerg University Hospital, Copenhagen, Denmark. Electronic address: hmeteran@gmail.com. Department of Dermatology, Bispebjerg University Hospital & Department of Biomedical Sciences, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark. Institute of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK. The Danish Twin Registry, Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Institute of Public Health, University of Southern Denmark, Odense, Denmark. Department of Public Health, Section of Environment Occupation and Health, Danish Ramazzini Centre, University of Aarhus, Aarhus C, Denmark. Respiratory Research Unit, Bispebjerg University Hospital, Copenhagen, Denmark
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Fruit and Vegetable Intake and the Risk of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease: A Dose-Response Meta-Analysis of Observational Studies

Avid consumption of fruits and vegetables may improve an individual's chances of avoiding chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).

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Soy intake and breast cancer risk: a prospective study of 300,000 Chinese women and a dose-response meta-analysis

Generous consumption of soy foods may help stave off breast cancer.

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  • 2020
  • Yuxia Wei, Jun Lv, Yu Guo, Zheng Bian, Meng Gao, Huaidong Du, Ling Yang, Yiping Chen, Xi Zhang, Tao Wang, Junshi Chen, Zhengming Chen, Canqing Yu, Dezheng Huo, Liming Li, China Kadoorie Biobank Collaborative Group
  • Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Peking University Health Science Center, 38 Xueyuan Road, Beijing, 100191, China. Key Laboratory of Molecular Cardiovascular Sciences (Peking University), Ministry of Education, Beijing, China. Peking University Institute of Environmental Medicine, Beijing, China. Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences, Beijing, China. Medical Research Council Population Health Research Unit, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK. Clinical Trial Service Unit and Epidemiological Studies Unit (CTSU), Nuffield Department of Population Health, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK. NCDs Prevention and Control Department, Maiji CDC, Tianshui, Gansu, China. China National Center for Food Safety Risk Assessment, Beijing, China. Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Peking University Health Science Center, 38 Xueyuan Road, Beijing, 100191, China. yucanqing@pku.edu.cn. Department of Public Health Sciences, The University of Chicago, 5841 S. Maryland Ave., MC2000, Chicago, IL, 60637, USA. dhuo@health.bsd.uchicago.edu.
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Positive association of alcohol consumption with incidence of hypertension in adults aged 40 years and over: Use of repeated alcohol consumption measurements

Frequent drinking of alcohol may contribute to the development of hypertension in men.

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  • 2020
  • Sukyoung Jung, Mi Kyung Kim, Jinho Shin, Nakyoung Lee, Hye Won Woo, Bo Youl Choi, Min-Ho Shin, Dong Hoon Shin, Young-Hoon Lee
  • Department of Epidemiology, Milken Institute School of Public Health, George Washington University, Washington, DC, USA; Institute for Health and Society, Hanyang University, Seoul, South Korea. Institute for Health and Society, Hanyang University, Seoul, South Korea; Department of Preventive Medicine, College of Medicine, Hanyang University, Seoul, South Korea. Electronic address: kmkkim@hanyang.ac.kr. Division of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine, College of Medicine, Hanyang University, Seoul, South Korea. Institute for Health and Society, Hanyang University, Seoul, South Korea; Department of Preventive Medicine, College of Medicine, Hanyang University, Seoul, South Korea. Department of Preventive Medicine, Chonnam National University Medical School, Gwangju, South Korea. Department of Preventive Medicine, Keimyung University Dongsan Medical Center, Daegu, South Korea. Department of Preventive Medicine & Institute of Wonkwang Medical Science, Wonkwang University School of Medicine, Iksan, South Korea.
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Grain Subtype and the Combination of Grains Consumed Are Associated with the Risk of Metabolic Syndrome: Analysis of a Community-Based Prospective Cohort

Following a diet rich in whole grains may help curb the development of metabolic syndrome in middle-aged and older individuals.

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  • 2020
  • Yunhee Kang, Kyueun Lee, Jieul Lee, Jihye Kim
  • Center for Human Nutrition, Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA. Department of Medical Nutrition, Graduate School of East-West Medical Science, Kyung Hee University, Yongin, Republic of Korea.
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A literature review and meta-analyses of cannabis use and suicidality

Long term users of cannabis may have a high tendency to conceive, plan, and take their own lives.

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  • 2016
  • Guilherme Borges, Courtney L Bagge, Ricardo Orozco
  • Senior Researcher and Professor, National Institute of Psychiatry and Metropolitan Autonomous University, Mexico City, Mexico. Electronic address: guibor@imp.edu.mx. Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, University of Mississippi Medical Center, Mississippi, USA. Researcher, National Institute of Psychiatry, Mexico City, Mexico.
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Prospective study of dietary fiber, whole grain foods, and small intestinal cancer

Consistent ingestion of fiber from whole grains may help halt the development of cancerous cells and tumors in the small intestine.

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Whole grain and dietary fiber intake and risk of colorectal cancer in the NIH-AARP Diet and Health Study cohort

Generous consumption of fiber from whole grains may be beneficial in the prevention of colorectal cancer.

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Association Between Plant and Animal Protein Intake and Overall and Cause-Specific Mortality

Replacing proteins from animal sources, such as egg and red meat, with plant proteins may help slash the risk of suffering from deaths due to cardiovascular diseases and other causes.

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  • 2020
  • Jiaqi Huang, Linda M Liao, Stephanie J Weinstein, Rashmi Sinha, Barry I Graubard, Demetrius Albanes
  • Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Bethesda, Maryland.
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Relationship Between Cannabis Use and Erectile Dysfunction: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

Cannabis users are liable to suffer from erectile dysfunction.

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  • 2019
  • Damiano Pizzol, Jacopo Demurtas, Brendon Stubbs, Pinar Soysal , Corina Mason, Ahmet Turan Isik, Marco Solmi, Lee Smith, Nicola Veronese
  • Italian Agency for Development Cooperation, Jerusalem, Israel. Primary Care Department Azienda USL Toscana Sud Est, Grosseto, Italy. Physiotherapy Department, South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust, UK. Department of Psychological Medicine, Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience, King's College London, UK. Positive Ageing Research Institute, Anglia Ruskin University, UK. Department of Geriatric Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Bezmialem Vakif University, Istanbul, Turkey. Department of Health Psychology, University of Aberdeen, UK. Unit for Aging Brain and Dementia, Department of Geriatric Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Dokuz Eylul University, Izmir, Turkey. Department of Neurosciences, University of Padova, Italy. The Cambridge Centre for Sport & Exercise Sciences, Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge, UK. National Research Council, Neuroscience Institute, Aging Branch, Padova, Italy.
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The association between cannabis use and depression: a systematic review and meta-analysis of longitudinal studies

Frequent use of cannabis may contribute to the onset of depression.

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  • 2014
  • S Lev-Ran, M Roerecke, B Le Foll, T P George, K McKenzie, J Rehm
  • Social Aetiology of Mental Illness (SAMI) CIHR Training Program, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Social and Epidemiological Research Department, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Addictions Program, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
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Alcohol: Role in the Development of Hypertension and End-Stage Renal Disease

High risk of hypertension and end-stage renal disease (ESRD) may be found among daily consumers of alcohol.

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