Anwar T. Merchant ScD Mph Dmd
151Publications
35H-index
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Published on Apr 1, 2019in Clinical Nutrition 5.50
Yong-Moon Park22
Estimated H-index: 22
(National Institutes of Health),
Moon Kyung Choi1
Estimated H-index: 1
+ 6 AuthorsDale P. Sandler64
Estimated H-index: 64
(National Institutes of Health)
Summary Background & aims This study was designed to investigate the association between the dietary inflammatory index (DII ® ) scores, metabolic phenotypes, and risk of mortality risk in overweight/obese individuals from a representative sample of the U.S. population. Methods Data from 3733 overweight/obese adults (BMI ≥ 25 kg/m 2 ) aged 20–90 years from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey III, 1988–1994 were analyzed; these participants were followed for mortality through Dec...
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Published on Jan 1, 2019in Annals of Epidemiology 2.80
Lara Schneider1
Estimated H-index: 1
(University of South Carolina),
L. Joseph Su11
Estimated H-index: 11
(University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences)
+ 8 AuthorsJames L. Mohler56
Estimated H-index: 56
(University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)
Abstract Background Several foods and nutrients have been linked to the development of prostate cancer, but the association between healthy dietary patterns and prostate cancer aggressiveness is less studied. The aim of this study was to evaluate the relationship between the Mediterranean diet (MED) and Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension (DASH) diet scores and prostate cancer aggressiveness by race. Methods Data from the population-based, case-only North Carolina–Louisiana Prostate Cancer P...
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Published on Jan 1, 2019in The Lancet Child & Adolescent Health
Katherine A. Sauder11
Estimated H-index: 11
(University of Colorado Denver),
Jeanette M. Stafford17
Estimated H-index: 17
(Wake Forest University)
+ 71 AuthorsCatherine Pihoker39
Estimated H-index: 39
(University of Washington)
Summary Background One in three adolescents and young adults with type 1 diabetes have at least one early diabetes-related complication or comorbidity. We aimed to examine the prevalence and pattern of co-occurring complications in this population, as well as the related risk factors. Methods This observational cohort study includes data from individuals diagnosed with type 1 diabetes before age 20 years who participated in the SEARCH for Diabetes in Youth Study across five sites in the USA. We ...
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Published on Dec 7, 2018in International Journal of Cancer 7.36
Yong-Moon Park22
Estimated H-index: 22
(National Institutes of Health),
Susan E. Steck33
Estimated H-index: 33
(University of South Carolina)
+ 4 AuthorsDale P. Sandler64
Estimated H-index: 64
(National Institutes of Health)
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Published on Feb 1, 2018in Hiv Medicine 2.93
H Huff1
Estimated H-index: 1
(McMaster University),
Anwar T. Merchant ScD Mph Dmd35
Estimated H-index: 35
(McMaster University)
+ 3 AuthorsMarek Smieja37
Estimated H-index: 37
(McMaster University)
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Published on Jan 1, 2018in Indian heart journal
Hasan Rehman3
Estimated H-index: 3
(Houston Methodist Hospital),
Zainab Samad19
Estimated H-index: 19
(Duke University)
+ 4 AuthorsSalim S. Virani34
Estimated H-index: 34
(Baylor College of Medicine)
Abstract South Asia has experienced a 73% increase in healthy life years lost due to ischemic heart disease between 1990 and 2010. There is a lack of quality data relating to cardiovascular risk factors and disease from this region. Several observational and prospective cohorts in South Asia have been established in recent times to evaluate the burden of cardiovascular disease and their risk factors. The Prospective Rural Urban Epidemiology (PURE) study is the largest of these studies that has p...
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Published on Aug 1, 2018in Breast Cancer Research and Treatment 3.60
Mark A. Guinter1
Estimated H-index: 1
(American Cancer Society),
Alexander C. McLain10
Estimated H-index: 10
(University of South Carolina)
+ 2 AuthorsSusan E. Steck33
Estimated H-index: 33
(University of South Carolina)
Purpose Healthy or unhealthy lifestyle behaviors are often adopted together. We aimed to investigate the combined effect of estrogen-related lifestyle factors on postmenopausal breast cancer risk.
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Published on Dec 1, 2018in Journal of Periodontology 3.39
A. Paige Anderson , Yong-Moon Park22
Estimated H-index: 22
(National Institutes of Health)
+ 3 AuthorsAnwar T. Merchant ScD Mph Dmd35
Estimated H-index: 35
(University of South Carolina)
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Published on Aug 29, 2018in American Journal of Health Promotion 1.96
Yueyao Li (Indiana University Bloomington), Kellee White13
Estimated H-index: 13
(University of South Carolina)
+ 2 AuthorsAnwar T. Merchant ScD Mph Dmd35
Estimated H-index: 35
(University of South Carolina)
Purpose:To assess the relationship between light-intensity physical activity (LIPA) and cardiometabolic risk factors among middle-aged and older adults with multiple chronic conditions.Design:Cross-sectional design utilizing data from the Health and Retirement Study (2010, 2012).Setting:Laboratory- and survey-based testing of a nationally representative sample of community-dwelling middle aged and older adults.Participants:Adults aged 50 years and older (N = 14 996).Measures:Weighted metabolic e...
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