Frank M. Sacks
Harvard University
Internal medicineEndocrinologyCardiologyRandomized controlled trialChemistryDashCholesterolPravastatinLipoproteinOverweightPopulationMyocardial infarctionObesityWeight lossDiabetes mellitusApolipoprotein BMedicineVery low-density lipoproteinBlood pressureBiology
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#1Sophie Lefèvre-Arbogast (Rush University Medical Center)
#2Klodian Dhana (Rush University Medical Center)H-Index: 26
Last. Lisa L. Barnes (Rush University Medical Center)H-Index: 73
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BACKGROUND Vitamin D is critical to brain health and a promising candidate to prevent cognitive decline and onset of Alzheimer disease (AD), although the underlying brain mechanisms are unclear. OBJECTIVES This study aimed to determine the association between vitamin D intake and brain cortical thickness in older adults. METHODS This was a cross-sectional investigation of 263 cognitively unimpaired participants, aged 65 y and older, participating in the MIND (Mediterranean-DASH Intervention for ...
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#1Yoriko HeianzaH-Index: 27
#2Qiaochu XueH-Index: 1
Last. Jenny TongH-Index: 37
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The orexigenic gut hormone, ghrelin, has been implicated in the regulation of appetite, energy homeostasis, and adiposity. We investigated associations of plasma ghrelin changes after consuming weight loss diets with improvements in general adiposity, body fat accumulation, and energy metabolism among overweight and obese adults. We also tested whether short-term ghrelin changes in response to weight-loss diets were predictive of long-term successful weight loss. This study included 217 overweig...
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#1Stephen P. Juraschek (BIDMC: Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center)H-Index: 32
#2Lara C. Kovell (UMMS: University of Massachusetts Medical School)H-Index: 12
Last. Kenneth J. Mukamal (BIDMC: Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center)H-Index: 88
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Abstract Background The DASH (Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension) diet has been determined to have beneficial effects on cardiac biomarkers. The effects of sodium reduction on cardiac biomarkers, alone or combined with the DASH diet, are unknown. Objectives The purpose of this study was to determine the effects of sodium reduction and the DASH diet, alone or combined, on biomarkers of cardiac injury, strain, and inflammation. Methods DASH-Sodium was a controlled feeding study in adults with...
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#1Stephen P. Juraschek (Harvard University)H-Index: 32
#2Lara C. Kovell (UMMS: University of Massachusetts Medical School)H-Index: 12
Last. Kenneth J. MukamalH-Index: 88
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#1Yoriko Heianza (Tulane University)H-Index: 27
#2Tao Zhou (Tulane University)H-Index: 14
Last. Lu Qi (Tulane University)H-Index: 97
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#1Yoriko Heianza (Tulane University)H-Index: 27
#2Tao Zhou (Tulane University)H-Index: 14
Last. Lu Qi (Tulane University)H-Index: 97
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