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Body Mass Index, Diabetes, and Mortality in French Women: Explaining Away a “Paradox”
Background: Obesity is associated with increased mortality in the general population but, paradoxically, with decreased mortality in persons with diabetes. Methods: Among 88,373 French womenExpand
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Determinants of age at menarche and time to menstrual cycle regularity in the French E3N cohort.
PURPOSE Early menarche has been associated with a greater risk of several major chronic diseases. Although largely genetically determined, age at menarche also has been related to environmental andExpand
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Menopausal hormone therapy and risk of cholecystectomy: a prospective study based on the French E3N cohort
Background: Studies in the United States and the United Kingdom have reported an increased risk of cholecystectomy among women exposed to menopausal hormone therapy, but with substantialExpand
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Processed and unprocessed red meat consumption and hypertension in women.
BACKGROUND High processed red meat consumption is associated with increased risk of cardiovascular disease. The high sodium content of processed red meat could increase blood pressure and explain theExpand
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Cutaneous melanoma and endogenous hormonal factors: a large French prospective study.
To assess the role of endogenous hormonal factors on melanoma, the authors conducted a prospective analysis of 91,972 French women, aged 40-65 years at inclusion into the Etude Epidémiologique auprèsExpand
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Egg and cholesterol intake and incident type 2 diabetes among French women.
Egg consumption is a major source of dietary cholesterol, a nutrient that may disrupt glucose metabolism. We prospectively evaluated the relation between egg consumption and cholesterol-intake andExpand
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Childhood and Adolescent Exposures and the Risk of Endometriosis
Background: Because endometriosis is diagnosed predominantly in young women, exposures occurring during childhood or adolescence may have a major impact on the disease. However, potential riskExpand
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Isotretinoin and Risk of Inflammatory Bowel Disease: A French Nationwide Study
OBJECTIVES:Isotretinoin, a drug widely prescribed for severe acne, has been suspected to increase the risk of ulcerative colitis (UC), but data are conflicting. To further examine the associationExpand
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Patterns of Ultraviolet Radiation Exposure and Skin Cancer Risk: the E3N-SunExp Study
Background While ultraviolet (UV) radiation exposure is a recognized risk factor for skin cancer, associations are complex and few studies have allowed a direct comparison of exposure profilesExpand
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Anthropometric features and cutaneous melanoma risk: a prospective cohort study in French women.
BACKGROUND Epidemiological studies on anthropometric features and cutaneous melanoma risk in women yielded inconsistent results, with few analyses involving prospective cohort data. Our objective wasExpand
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