Publications by authors named "Anwar T Merchant"

100Publications

Untreated Dental Caries May be Associated with Subsequent Mortality among Working-Age Adults: Evidence from NHANES III.

Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 2020 Dec 19. Epub 2020 Dec 19.

Department of Epidemiology & Biostatistics, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC, USA.

View Article and Find Full Text PDF
December 2020

Quantile regression to estimate the survivor average causal effect (SACE) of periodontal treatment effects on birthweight and gestational age.

J Periodontol 2020 Nov 5. Epub 2020 Nov 5.

Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina, USA.

View Article and Find Full Text PDF
November 2020

Temporal Trends in the Prevalence of Current E-Cigarette and Cigarette Use by Annual Household Income from 2016 to 2018 (from the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System [BRFSS] Survey).

Am J Cardiol 2020 12 17;137:139-140. Epub 2020 Oct 17.

Cardiovascular Research, Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center/Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas). Electronic address:

View Article and Find Full Text PDF
December 2020

Ambulatory care, insurance, and avoidable emergency department utilization in North Carolina.

Am J Emerg Med 2020 Jul 19. Epub 2020 Jul 19.

University of South Carolina, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Arnold School of Public Health, Columbia, SC, United States of America.

View Article and Find Full Text PDF
July 2020

Antidepressant Use Partially Mediates the Association Between Depression and Risk of Falls and Fall Injuries Among Older Adults.

J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 2020 Oct 6. Epub 2020 Oct 6.

Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of South Carolina, Arnold School of Public Health, Columbia, SC.

View Article and Find Full Text PDF
October 2020

The role of dental insurance in mitigating mortality among working-age U.S. adults with periodontitis.

J Clin Periodontol 2020 Nov;47(11):1294-1303

Department of Health Policy & Management, University of Georgia, Athens, GA, USA.

View Article and Find Full Text PDF
November 2020

The Association Between Periodontitis and Cardiovascular Disease: an Update.

Curr Atheroscler Rep 2020 08 9;22(10):52. Epub 2020 Aug 9.

Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC, USA.

View Article and Find Full Text PDF
August 2020

Association of Smokeless Tobacco Use With the Use of Other Illicit Drugs in the United States.

Am J Med 2021 Jan 2;134(1):e15-e19. Epub 2020 Jul 2.

Section of Cardiology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Tex; Health Policy, Quality & Informatics Program, Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center Health Services Research and Development Center for Innovations, Houston, Tex; Section of Cardiology, Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Houston, Tex. Electronic address:

View Article and Find Full Text PDF
January 2021

Temporal Trends in E-Cigarette Use Among U.S. Adults: Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, 2016 to 2018.

Am J Med 2020 09 25;133(9):e508-e511. Epub 2020 Mar 25.

Section of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Tex; Section of Cardiology, Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Houston, Tex.

View Article and Find Full Text PDF
September 2020

Dietary Advanced Glycation End-products (AGE) and Risk of Breast Cancer in the Prostate, Lung, Colorectal and Ovarian Cancer Screening Trial (PLCO).

Cancer Prev Res (Phila) 2020 07 13;13(7):601-610. Epub 2020 Mar 13.

Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina.

View Article and Find Full Text PDF
July 2020

Inflammatory Potential of Diet, Inflammation-Related Lifestyle Factors, and Risk of Pancreatic Cancer: Results from the NIH-AARP Diet and Health Study.

Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 2019 07 30;28(7):1266-1270. Epub 2019 Apr 30.

Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina.

View Article and Find Full Text PDF
July 2019

Childhood Oral Infections and Subclinical Atherosclerosis in Adulthood: Should We Wait for Causality or Just Treat?

JAMA Netw Open 2019 04 5;2(4):e192489. Epub 2019 Apr 5.

Section of Cardiology, Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Houston, Texas.

View Article and Find Full Text PDF
April 2019

Periodontal, metabolic, and cardiovascular disease: Exploring the role of inflammation and mental health.

Pteridines 2018 Feb 13;29(1):124-163. Epub 2018 Nov 13.

Mood and Anxiety Program, Department of Psychiatry, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA; Rocky Mountain Mental Illness Research Education and Clinical Center (MIRECC), Veterans Integrated Service Network (VISN) 19, Military and Veteran Microbiome Consortium for Research and Education (MVM-CoRE), Denver, CO 80220, USA; Mental Illness Research, Education and Clinical Center (MIRECC), Veterans Integrated Service Network (VISN) 5, VA Capitol Health Care Network, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA,

View Article and Find Full Text PDF
February 2018

Migraine with visual aura is a risk factor for incident atrial fibrillation: A cohort study.

Neurology 2018 12 14;91(24):e2202-e2210. Epub 2018 Nov 14.

From the Department of Neurology (S.S., X.M.A., V.D., T.T.), University of South Carolina, School of Medicine, Columbia; Department of Epidemiology (A.A.), Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA; Department of Medicine (L.Y.C.), University of Minnesota, Minneapolis; Department of Epidemiology and Internal Medicine (E.Z.S.), Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, NC; Division of Cardiology (J.M.), Department of Medicine, Heart and Vascular Institute, University of Pittsburgh, Medical Center, PA; Department of Epidemiology (A.T.M.), Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia; Department of Neurology (R.F.G.), Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD; and Department of Epidemiology (W.D.R.), Gilling's School of Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.

View Article and Find Full Text PDF
December 2018

Epidemiologic studies targeting primary cardiovascular disease prevention in South Asia.

Indian Heart J 2018 Sep - Oct;70(5):721-730. Epub 2018 Jan 31.

Section of Cardiology, Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Houston, TX, USA; Section of Cardiovascular Research, Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA. Electronic address:

View Article and Find Full Text PDF
January 2019

Dietary patterns based on the Mediterranean diet and DASH diet are inversely associated with high aggressive prostate cancer in PCaP.

Ann Epidemiol 2019 01 5;29:16-22.e1. Epub 2018 Sep 5.

Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC. Electronic address:

View Article and Find Full Text PDF
January 2019

Higher diet-dependent acid load is associated with risk of breast cancer: Findings from the sister study.

Int J Cancer 2019 04 7;144(8):1834-1843. Epub 2018 Dec 7.

Epidemiology Branch, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, Research Triangle Park, NC.

View Article and Find Full Text PDF
April 2019

An Estrogen-Related Dietary Pattern and Postmenopausal Breast Cancer Risk in a Cohort of Women with a Family History of Breast Cancer.

Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 2018 10 19;27(10):1223-1226. Epub 2018 Sep 19.

Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina.

View Article and Find Full Text PDF
October 2018

Light-Intensity Physical Activity and Cardiometabolic Risk Among Older Adults With Multiple Chronic Conditions.

Am J Health Promot 2019 05 29;33(4):507-515. Epub 2018 Aug 29.

2 Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC, USA.

View Article and Find Full Text PDF
May 2019

Cross-sectional association of physical activity and periodontal antibodies.

J Periodontol 2018 12 10;89(12):1400-1406. Epub 2018 Aug 10.

Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC.

View Article and Find Full Text PDF
December 2018

Dietary inflammatory potential and risk of mortality in metabolically healthy and unhealthy phenotypes among overweight and obese adults.

Clin Nutr 2019 04 16;38(2):682-688. Epub 2018 Apr 16.

Epidemiology Branch, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, Research Triangle Park, NC, United States.

View Article and Find Full Text PDF
April 2019

An estrogen-related lifestyle score is associated with risk of postmenopausal breast cancer in the PLCO cohort.

Breast Cancer Res Treat 2018 Aug 12;170(3):613-622. Epub 2018 Apr 12.

Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC, USA.

View Article and Find Full Text PDF
August 2018

A dietary pattern based on estrogen metabolism is associated with breast cancer risk in a prospective cohort of postmenopausal women.

Int J Cancer 2018 08 6;143(3):580-590. Epub 2018 Apr 6.

Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC.

View Article and Find Full Text PDF
August 2018

Reply-Letter to the Editor-Different dietary approaches and coronary plaque morphology.

Clin Nutr 2018 04 15;37(2):755. Epub 2018 Feb 15.

Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC, USA.

View Article and Find Full Text PDF
April 2018

Dietary patterns and risk of pancreatic cancer: a systematic review.

Nutr Rev 2017 Nov;75(11):883-908

Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina, USA.

View Article and Find Full Text PDF
November 2017

Facility-level variation in diabetes and blood pressure control in patients with diabetes: Findings from the Veterans Affairs national database.

Clin Cardiol 2017 Nov 25;40(11):1055-1060. Epub 2017 Aug 25.

Health Policy, Quality and Informatics Program, Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center, Health Services Research and Development Center for Innovations, Houston, Texas; and Section of Health Services Research, Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas.

View Article and Find Full Text PDF
November 2017

National pattern of grain products consumption among Canadians in association with body weight status.

BMC Nutr 2017 25;3:59. Epub 2017 Aug 25.

6School of Public Health, University of Saskatchewan, 110 Science Place, Saskatoon, SK S7N 5C9 Canada.

View Article and Find Full Text PDF
August 2017

"All hands on deck": An imperative for tackling hypertension in South Asia.

Indian Heart J 2017 Jul - Aug;69(4):430-431. Epub 2017 Jul 14.

Section of Cardiology, Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Houston, TX, USA; Section of Cardiovascular Research, Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA. Electronic address:

View Article and Find Full Text PDF
September 2018

Obesity Mediates the Association between Mediterranean Diet Consumption and Insulin Resistance and Inflammation in US Adults.

J Nutr 2017 04 15;147(4):563-571. Epub 2017 Mar 15.

Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC;

View Article and Find Full Text PDF
April 2017

Using Mobile Health (mHealth) Technology in the Management of Diabetes Mellitus, Physical Inactivity, and Smoking.

Curr Atheroscler Rep 2017 Apr;19(4):16

Section of Cardiology, Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Houston, TX, USA.

View Article and Find Full Text PDF
April 2017

Evaluating Periodontal Treatment to Prevent Cardiovascular Disease: Challenges and Possible Solutions.

Curr Atheroscler Rep 2017 Jan;19(1)

Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center and Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA.

View Article and Find Full Text PDF
January 2017

The INTERSTROKE study on risk factors for stroke.

Authors:
Anwar T Merchant

Lancet 2017 01 6;389(10064):35-36. Epub 2017 Jan 6.

Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA. Electronic address:

View Article and Find Full Text PDF
January 2017

Low-grade Systemic Inflammation May Increase the Risk of Periodontitis.

J Evid Based Dent Pract 2016 12 14;16(4):251-253. Epub 2016 Nov 14.

View Article and Find Full Text PDF
December 2016

Diet Quality and Mortality Risk in Metabolically Obese Normal-Weight Adults.

Mayo Clin Proc 2016 10;91(10):1372-1383

Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia. Electronic address:

View Article and Find Full Text PDF
October 2016

Commentary: Periodontal Treatment and Inflammation in Diabetes: Association or Causation?

J Periodontol 2016 Oct;87(10):1113-6

Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC.

View Article and Find Full Text PDF
October 2016

Mediterranean diet, Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension (DASH) style diet, and metabolic health in U.S. adults.

Clin Nutr 2017 10 8;36(5):1301-1309. Epub 2016 Sep 8.

Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC, USA. Electronic address:

View Article and Find Full Text PDF
October 2017

Cardiovascular disease incidence among females in South Carolina by type of oral contraceptives, 2000-2013: a retrospective cohort study.

Arch Gynecol Obstet 2016 11 11;294(5):991-997. Epub 2016 Jul 11.

Cancer Prevention and Control Program, University of South Carolina, 915 Greene Street, Columbia, SC, USA.

View Article and Find Full Text PDF
November 2016

Dental amalgam exposure can elevate urinary mercury concentrations in children.

Int Dent J 2016 Jun 1;66(3):136-43. Epub 2016 Feb 1.

Department of Preventive Dentistry, School of Dentistry, Kyungpook National University, Daegu, Korea.

View Article and Find Full Text PDF
June 2016

Low skeletal muscle mass is associated with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease in Korean adults: the Fifth Korea National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey.

Hepatobiliary Pancreat Dis Int 2016 Feb;15(1):39-47

Epidemiology Branch, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, USA.

View Article and Find Full Text PDF
February 2016

Low muscle mass is associated with metabolic syndrome only in nonobese young adults: the Korea National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 2008-2010.

Nutr Res 2015 Dec 5;35(12):1070-8. Epub 2015 Oct 5.

Department of Preventive Medicine, The Catholic University of Korea, Seoul, Republic of Korea; Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC, USA; Epidemiology Branch, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Research Triangle Park, NC, USA. Electronic address:

View Article and Find Full Text PDF
December 2015

Total, direct, and indirect effects of paan on oral cancer.

Cancer Causes Control 2015 Mar 27;26(3):487-91. Epub 2014 Dec 27.

Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, 915 Greene Street, Columbia, SC, 29208, USA,

View Article and Find Full Text PDF
March 2015

Metabolic syndrome parameters in adolescents may be determinants for the future periodontal diseases.

J Clin Periodontol 2015 Feb 20;42(2):105-12. Epub 2015 Jan 20.

Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, College of Medicine, Yeungnam University, Namgu, Daegu, Korea.

View Article and Find Full Text PDF
February 2015

Relationship between serologic markers of periodontal bacteria and metabolic syndrome and its components.

J Periodontol 2015 Mar 21;86(3):418-30. Epub 2014 Nov 21.

Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC.

View Article and Find Full Text PDF
March 2015

Longitudinal association between BMI at diagnosis and HIV disease progression.

AIDS Behav 2014 Nov;18(11):2249-57

Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, 800 Sumter St., Columbia, SC, 29208, USA,

View Article and Find Full Text PDF
November 2014

Hemoglobin A1c levels among patients with diabetes receiving nonsurgical periodontal treatment.

Authors:
Anwar T Merchant

JAMA 2014 May;311(18):1919

Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of South Carolina, Columbia.

View Article and Find Full Text PDF
May 2014

Associations between family eating behaviours and body composition measures in peri-adolescents: results from a community-based study of school-aged children.

Can J Public Health 2014 Jan 10;105(1):e15-21. Epub 2014 Jan 10.

Department of Community Health Sciences, Brock University, 500 Glenridge Avenue, St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada..

View Article and Find Full Text PDF
January 2014

Relative validity and reliability of an FFQ in youth with type 1 diabetes.

Public Health Nutr 2015 Feb 28;18(3):428-37. Epub 2014 Mar 28.

4Department of Nutrition and Department of Medicine,University of North Carolina,Chapel Hill,NC,USA.

View Article and Find Full Text PDF
February 2015

Serum C-reactive protein and immunoglobulin G antibodies to periodontal pathogens may be effect modifiers of periodontitis and hyperglycemia.

J Periodontol 2014 Sep 13;85(9):1172-81. Epub 2014 Jan 13.

Department of Preventive Dentistry, School of Dentistry, Kyungpook National University, Daegu, South Korea.

View Article and Find Full Text PDF
September 2014

Association between diabetes-related factors and clinical periodontal parameters in type-2 diabetes mellitus.

BMC Oral Health 2013 Nov 7;13:64. Epub 2013 Nov 7.

Department of Dentistry, College of Medicine, Yeungnam University Daegu, 317-1, Daemyung-dong, Nam-Gu, 705-717, Daegu, Republic of Korea.

View Article and Find Full Text PDF
November 2013

Fructose intake and cardiovascular risk factors in youth with type 1 diabetes: SEARCH for diabetes in youth study.

Diabetes Res Clin Pract 2013 May 27;100(2):265-71. Epub 2013 Mar 27.

Department of Nutritional Sciences, University of Cincinnati Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH 45267-0394, United States.

View Article and Find Full Text PDF
May 2013

Periodontitis and dental caries occur together.

Authors:
Anwar T Merchant

J Evid Based Dent Pract 2012 Sep;12(3 Suppl):18-9

Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of South Carolina, 800 Sumter Street, Columbia, SC 29208, USA.

View Article and Find Full Text PDF
September 2012

Will periodontal treatment prevent heart disease and stroke?

Authors:
Anwar T Merchant

J Evid Based Dent Pract 2012 Dec;12(4):212-5

Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Arnold School of Public Health, 800 Sumter Street, Columbia, SC 29208, USA.

View Article and Find Full Text PDF
December 2012

Diet, physical activity, and sedentary behaviors as risk factors for childhood obesity: an urban and rural comparison.

Child Obes 2012 Oct;8(5):440-8

Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, 29208, USA.

View Article and Find Full Text PDF
October 2012

Relative validity of an FFQ to estimate daily food and nutrient intakes for Chilean adults.

Public Health Nutr 2013 Oct 21;16(10):1782-8. Epub 2012 Sep 21.

Population Health Research Institute, Department of Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.

View Article and Find Full Text PDF
October 2013

Association between body composition and conformity to the recommendations of Canada's Food Guide and the Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension (DASH) diet in peri-adolescence.

Public Health Nutr 2012 Oct 17;15(10):1890-6. Epub 2012 Apr 17.

Department of Community Health Sciences, Brock University, 500 Glenridge Avenue, St Catharines, Ontario, Canada.

View Article and Find Full Text PDF
October 2012

Validation of a semi-quantitative Food Frequency Questionnaire for Argentinean adults.

PLoS One 2012 25;7(5):e37958. Epub 2012 May 25.

Population Health Research Institute, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.

View Article and Find Full Text PDF
December 2012

Dental composite fillings and bisphenol A among children: a survey in South Korea.

Int Dent J 2012 Apr;62(2):65-9

Department of Preventive Dentistry, School of Dentistry, Kyungpook National University, Daegu, South Korea.

View Article and Find Full Text PDF
April 2012

Occurrence of new sexually transmitted diseases in males after HIV diagnosis.

AIDS Behav 2013 Mar;17(3):1176-84

Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Arnold School of Public Health, The University of South Carolina, 800 Sumter Street, Columbia, SC 29208, USA.

View Article and Find Full Text PDF
March 2013

Oral care practices and A1c among youth with type 1 and type 2 diabetes.

J Periodontol 2012 Jul 5;83(7):856-63. Epub 2011 Dec 5.

Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Arnold School of Public Health and Center for Research in Nutrition and Health Disparities, University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina 29208, USA.

View Article and Find Full Text PDF
July 2012

Periodontitis and dental caries occur together.

Authors:
Anwar T Merchant

J Evid Based Dent Pract 2011 Sep;11(3):151-2

Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of South Carolina, 800 Sumter Street, Columbia, SC 29208, USA.

View Article and Find Full Text PDF
September 2011

Associations between periodontal disease and selected risk factors of early complications among youth with type 1 and type 2 diabetes: a pilot study.

Pediatr Diabetes 2011 Sep 11;12(6):529-35. Epub 2011 Mar 11.

Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Arnold School of Public Health and Center for Research in Nutrition and Health Disparities, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA.

View Article and Find Full Text PDF
September 2011

Association between periodontitis and impaired fasting glucose and diabetes.

Diabetes Care 2011 Feb 7;34(2):381-6. Epub 2011 Jan 7.

Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina, USA.

View Article and Find Full Text PDF
February 2011

A description of emergency department visits for dental problems not related to trauma in Ontario, Canada.

Authors:
Anwar T Merchant

J Evid Based Dent Pract 2010 Sep;10(3):181-2

Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of South Carolina, 800 Sumter Street, Columbia, SC 29208, USA.

View Article and Find Full Text PDF
September 2010

Available energy from soft drinks: more than the sum of its parts.

Public Health Nutr 2010 Dec 6;13(12):1997-9. Epub 2010 May 6.

Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, 800 Sumter Street, Columbia, SC 29208, USA.

View Article and Find Full Text PDF
December 2010

Flossing for 2 weeks reduces microbes associated with oral disease.

Authors:
Anwar T Merchant

J Evid Based Dent Pract 2009 Dec;9(4):223-4

Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, USA.

View Article and Find Full Text PDF
December 2009

Carbohydrate intake and overweight and obesity among healthy adults.

J Am Diet Assoc 2009 Jul;109(7):1165-72

Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of South Carolina, Columbia, USA.

View Article and Find Full Text PDF
July 2009

More missing teeth are associated with poorer general health in the rural Korean elderly.

Arch Gerontol Geriatr 2010 Jan-Feb;50(1):30-3. Epub 2009 Feb 23.

Department of Dentistry, College of Medicine, Yeungnam University, 317-1, Daemyung-dong, Nam-Gu, 705-717 Daegu, Republic of Korea.

View Article and Find Full Text PDF
February 2010

Is bioelectrical impedance accurate for use in large epidemiological studies?

Nutr J 2008 Sep 9;7:26. Epub 2008 Sep 9.

Population Health Research Institute, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada.

View Article and Find Full Text PDF
September 2008

Plasma vitamin C is inversely associated with periodontitis.

Authors:
Anwar T Merchant

J Evid Based Dent Pract 2008 Jun;8(2):103-4

Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina, USA.

View Article and Find Full Text PDF
June 2008

Diet patterns related to caries in low-income adults.

Authors:
Anwar T Merchant

J Evid Based Dent Pract 2007 Dec;7(4):174-5

McMaster University, Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Population Health Research Institute, 237 Barton Street East, Hamilton, ON L8L 2X2, Canada.

View Article and Find Full Text PDF
December 2007

Researching periodontitis: challenges and opportunities.

J Clin Periodontol 2007 Dec 22;34(12):1007-15. Epub 2007 Oct 22.

Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, 1492 Barker Avenue, Burlington, Ontario, Canada.

View Article and Find Full Text PDF
December 2007

Seasonal variation in leisure-time physical activity among Canadians.

Can J Public Health 2007 May-Jun;98(3):203-8

Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON.

View Article and Find Full Text PDF
October 2007

Waist circumference and waist-to-hip ratio as predictors of cardiovascular events: meta-regression analysis of prospective studies.

Eur Heart J 2007 Apr 2;28(7):850-6. Epub 2007 Apr 2.

Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada L8L 2X2.

View Article and Find Full Text PDF
April 2007

Higher serum magnesium:calcium ratio may lower periodontitis risk.

Authors:
Anwar T Merchant

J Evid Based Dent Pract 2006 Dec;6(4):285-6

McMaster University Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics Population Health Research Institute 237 Barton Street East Hamilton, ON L8L 2X2 Canada.

View Article and Find Full Text PDF
December 2006