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Welch Center Journal Club: Article Archive 2007-2008

September 11, 2007
Presenter: Josef Coresh
Article: Use of a continuous-flow device in patients awaiting heart transplantation. N Engl J Med. 2007 Aug 30;357(9):885-96.

September 18, 2007
Presenter: Mariana Lazo
Fasting compared with nonfasting triglycerides and risk of cardiovascular events in women. JAMA. 2007 Jul 18;298(3):309-16.

September 24, 2007
Presenter: Andy Menke
Sigal, RJ, et al. Effects of Aerobic Training, Resistance Training, or Both on Glycemic Control in Type 2 Diabetes. Ann Intern Med. 2007 Sep 18;147(6):357-69.

October 2, 2007
Presenter: Marcia Varella
Article: Birth Weight and Systolic Blood Pressure in Adolescence and Adulthood: Meta-Regression Analysis of Sex-and Age-speci?c Results from 20 Nordic Studies  Am J Epidemiol. 2007 Sep 15;166(6):634-45.

October 9, 2007
Presenter: Bethany Barone
  Effect of exercise training on endothelium-derived nitric oxide function in humans. J Physiol. 2004 Nov 15;561(1):1-25.

October 16, 2002
Presenter: Edwina Yeung
Article: Parental occurrence of premature cardiovascular disease predicts increased coronary artery and abdominal aortic calcification in the Framingham Offspring and Third Generation cohorts. Circulation 2007 Sep 25;116(13):1473-81.

November 6, 2007
Presenter: Kunihiro Matsushita, MD, PhD, Dept. of Cardiology, Nagoya Univ. School of Medicine, Nagoya, Japan
Article: Comparison of circulating adiponectin and proinflammatory markers regarding their association with metabolic syndrome in Japanese men. Arterioscler. Thromb. Vasc. Biol. 2000 Feb 2;26:871-876.

November 13, 2007
Stella Yi
Article: Physical activity and reduced risk of cardiovascular events: potential mediating mechanisms. Circulation 2007 Oct 22; 116:2110-18.

November 27, 2007
Nisa Maruthur
Using Pedometers to Increase Physical Activity and Improve Health: A Systematic Review.JAMA 2007;289(19):2296-2304.

December 4, 2007
Presenter: Sarah Stark Casagrande
Cause-specific excess deaths associated with underweight, overweight, and obesity. JAMA 2007;298(17):2028-2037.

December 11, 2007
Presenter: Joachim Bleys
Devaraj, S, et al. Effect of high-dose a-tocopherol supplementation on biomarkers of oxidative stress and inflammation and carotid atherosclerosis in patients with coronary artery disease. Am J Clin Nutr. 2007 Nov;86(5):1392-8.

December 18, 2007
Presenter: Anna Kottgen
Davey Smith G, et al. Clustered environments and randomized genes: A fundamental distinction between conventional and genetic epidemiology. PLoS Med. 2007;4(12):e352.
Cohen JC, et al. Sequence variations in PCSK9, low LDL, and protection against coronary heart disease. N Engl J Med. 2006 Mar 23;354(12):1264-72.(Abstract only)

January 8, 2008
Presenter: Deidra Crews
McWilliams JM, et al. Health of previously uninsured adults after acquiring Medicare coverage.  JAMA. 2007 Dec 26;298(24):2886-94.

January 15, 2008
Raquel Charles
Axelrod DA, et al. Rate of Solid-Organ Wait-listing, Transplantation, and Survival Among Residents of Rural and Urban Areas. JAMA. 2008;299(2): 202-207.

January 22, 2008
Nrupen Bhavsar
Djousse L, et al. Cystatin C and risk of heart failure in the Physicians' Health Study (PHS). Am Heart J. 2008 Jan;155(1):82-6.

January 29, 2008
Presenter: Lori Bash
Article: Vikse BE, et al. Low birth weight increases risk for end-stage renal disease. J Am Soc Nephrol. 2008 Jan;19(1):151-7.

February 5, 2008
Presenter:  Stephen Sozio
Weiner DE, et al. The relationship between nontraditional risk factors and outcomes in individuals with stage 3 to 4 CKD. Am J Kidney Dis. 2008 Feb;51(2):212-23.

February 12, 2008
Presenter: Jared Reis
Article: Sui X, et al. Cardiorespiratory fitness and adiposity as mortality predictors in older adults. JAMA. 2007;298(21):2507-2516.

February 19, 2008
Presenter: Juan Rivera
Article: Wilbert-Lampen U, et al. Cardiovascular Events During World Cup Soccer. N Engl J Med 2008;358:475-83.

February 26, 2008
Presenter: Laura Balsassari
Article: Davis TM, et al. Lipid-lowering therapy and peripheral sensory neuropathy in type 2 diabetes: the Fremantle Diabetes Study. Diabetologia. 2008 Jan 11; [Epub ahead of print].

March 11, 2008
Ruben Hernaez
Renehan AG, et al. Body-mass index and incidence of cancer: a systematic review and meta-analysis of prospective observational studies. Lancet. 2008 Feb 16;371(9612):569-78.

March 25, 2008
Presenter: Audrey Chu
Hancock AM, et al. Adaptations to Climate in Candidate Genes for Common Metabolic Disorders. PLoS Genet. 2008;4(2):e32.

April 8, 2008 
Presenter: Kesha Baptiste-Roberts
Wolff S, et al. A randomized trial of the effects of dietary counseling on gestational weight gain and glucose metabolism in obese pregnant women. Int J Obes ( Lond) 2008 Mar, 32(3): 495-501

April 15, 2008
Adam Naj
Article: Guan W, et al. for the International Type 2 Diabetes Linkage Analysis Consortium. Meta-Analysis of 23 Type 2 Diabetes Linkage Studies from the International Type 2 Diabetes Linkage Analysis Consortium.  Hum Hered 2008; 66: 35–49.

April 22, 2008
Manuel Franco
Article: Zhang C, et al. Abdominal obesity and the risk of all-cause, cardiovascular, and cancer mortality: sixteen years of follow-up in US women. Circulation. 2008 Apr 1;117(13):1658-67.

April 29, 2008
Presenter: Alejandro Castro
Article: Ikram MA, et al. Kidney function is related to cerebral small vessel disease. Stroke. 2008 Jan;39(1):55-61.

May 6, 2008
Special Session:
Exam Prep: CVD/Clinical Epi Comprehensive Exam, Part 2 
Fox CS, et al. Increasing Cardiovascular Disease Burden Due to Diabetes Mellitus: The Framingham Heart Study. Circulation. 2007;115:1544-1550.

May 13, 2008
Presenter: Miguel Vilaplana
Sekhri N, et al. Inequity of access to investigation and effect on clinical outcomes: prognostic study of coronary angiography for suspected stable angina pectoris. BMJ. 2008; 336: 1058-1061.

May 20, 2008
Juan Rivera
Wilbert-Lampen U, et al. Cardiovascular events during World Cup soccer. N Engl J Med. 2008 Jan 31;358(5):475-83.

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