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FOXO3A genotype is strongly associated with human longevity
- B. Willcox, T. Donlon, +7 authors J. Curb
- Biology, Medicine
- Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences
- 16 September 2008
Human longevity is a complex phenotype with a significant familial component, yet little is known about its genetic antecedents. Increasing evidence from animal models suggests that the insulin/IGF-1… Expand
Plasma fibrinogen level and the risk of major cardiovascular diseases and nonvascular mortality: an individual participant meta-analysis.
CONTEXT Plasma fibrinogen levels may be associated with the risk of coronary heart disease (CHD) and stroke. OBJECTIVE To assess the relationships of fibrinogen levels with risk of major vascular… Expand
Low-fat dietary pattern and risk of invasive breast cancer: the Women's Health Initiative Randomized Controlled Dietary Modification Trial.
CONTEXT The hypothesis that a low-fat dietary pattern can reduce breast cancer risk has existed for decades but has never been tested in a controlled intervention trial. OBJECTIVE To assess the… Expand
Acculturation and prevalence of diabetes among Japanese-American men in Hawaii.
- B. Huang, B. Rodríguez, C. Burchfiel, P. Chyou, J. Curb, K. Yano
- American journal of epidemiology
- 1 October 1996
The association between acculturation to a Western lifestyle and prevalence of diabetes was examined among 8,006 Japanese-American men in Hawaii with varying degrees of exposure to traditional… Expand
Increased coronary heart disease in Japanese-American men with mutation in the cholesteryl ester transfer protein gene despite increased HDL levels.
Plasma high density lipoprotein (HDL) levels are strongly genetically determined and show a general inverse relationship with coronary heart disease (CHD). The cholesteryl ester transfer protein… Expand
Ten-year incidence of coronary heart disease in the Honolulu Heart Program. Relationship to nutrient intake.
- D. McGee, D. Reed, K. Yano, A. Kagan, J. Tillotson
- American journal of epidemiology
- 1 May 1984
Nutrient intake was determined in over 8000 men of Japanese ancestry residing on the island of Oahu. Nutrient determination took place at the initial examination during the years 1965-1968. This… Expand
Ten-year incidence of coronary heart disease in the Honolulu Heart Program. Relationship to biologic and lifestyle characteristics.
In 10 years of follow-up of 7705 Japanese men living in Hawaii, aged 45-68 years and judged free of coronary heart disease (CHD) at the initial examination during 1965-1968, a total of 511 new CHD… Expand
Cholesterol and all-cause mortality in elderly people from the Honolulu Heart Program: a cohort study
BACKGROUND A generally held belief is that cholesterol concentrations should be kept low to lessen the risk of cardiovascular disease. However, studies of the relation between serum cholesterol and… Expand
Effects of walking on coronary heart disease in elderly men: the Honolulu Heart Program.
BACKGROUND Effects of walking on the risk of coronary heart disease morbidity and mortality have not been identified in the elderly. The purpose of this study was to determine whether walking is… Expand
Low-Fat Dietary Pattern and Risk of Invasive Breast Cancer: The Women's Health Initiative Randomized Controlled Dietary Modification Trial
ContextThe hypothesis that a low-fat dietary pattern can reduce breast cancer risk has existed for decades but has never been tested in a controlled intervention trial.ObjectiveTo assess the effects… Expand