Jordan Scheer

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BACKGROUND The omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids derived from fish oils have been shown to modulate many factors believed to affect the pathogenesis of atherosclerosis. Because certain features of restenosis following angioplasty mimic some of the early changes of atherogenesis, some researchers have suggested that fish oil might prevent restenosis(More)
An evaluation of 212 24-hour dietary intakes showed than an assessment using a nutrient adequacy score and comparing actual nutrient intakes to Recommended Dietary Allowances was similar to an assessment with a dietary score based on food groupings. This suggests that the simple dietary score can be substituted for the more complete and time-consuming(More)
To determine whether Hb criteria should be adjusted for obesity, the ranges and medians of Hb concentrations for 354 obese and 1894 nonobese, white children, aged 6 to 14 yr from HANES I were compared. Although median Hb concentrations average 0.125 g/dl higher in obese individuals with or without exclusion of iron-deficient individuals this slight(More)
BACKGROUND Using information collected prospectively from a multicenter cardiac rehabilitation database, this study was designed to evaluate baseline exercise tolerance and subsequent change in functional capacity among consecutive patients enrolled in supervised cardiac rehabilitation stratified according to age and gender. In addition, the study evaluated(More)
A study was undertaken to examine nutrition surveillance activities and their usefulness in managing programs of nutrition intervention. Questionnaires were returned by 24 of 26 directors of nutrition units in State or metropolitan health departments participating in 1981 in the coordinated nutrition surveillance system of the Centers for Disease Control,(More)
BACKGROUND Publication bias and other reporting bias have been well documented for journal articles, but no study has evaluated the nature of results posted at ClinicalTrials.gov. We aimed to assess how many randomized controlled trials (RCTs) with results posted at ClinicalTrials.gov report statistically significant results and whether the proportion of(More)
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