Publications by authors named "James R Hébert"

100Publications

Racial Disparities and Diagnosis-to-Treatment Time Among Patients Diagnosed with Breast Cancer in South Carolina.

J Racial Ethn Health Disparities 2021 Jan 11. Epub 2021 Jan 11.

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

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January 2021

Dietary Inflammatory Index and Epithelial Ovarian Cancer in Southern Chinese Women: A Case-Control Study.

Cancer Control 2020 Jan-Dec;27(1):1073274820977203

Chengdu Women's and Children's Central Hospital, School of Medicine, University of Electronic Science and Technology of China, Chengdu, China.

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December 2020

Associations between dietary inflammatory index and sleep problems among adults in the United States, NHANES 2005-2016.

Sleep Health 2020 Oct 15. Epub 2020 Oct 15.

Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of South Carolina, 915 Greene Street, Columbia, SC 29208; Cancer Prevention and Control Program, University of South Carolina, 915 Greene Street, Columbia, SC 29208; Connecting Health Innovations, LLC, 1417 Gregg Street, Columbia, SC 29201.

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October 2020

Factors associated with the inflammatory potential of the Brazilian population's diet.

Br J Nutr 2020 Oct 15:1-10. Epub 2020 Oct 15.

Public Health Department, Biological and Health Sciences Center, Post-graduate Program in Collective Health, Federal University of Maranhão, São Luís, MA65020-070, Brazil.

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October 2020

Dietary inflammatory index and metabolic syndrome in Iranian population (Fasa Persian Cohort Study).

Sci Rep 2020 10 7;10(1):16762. Epub 2020 Oct 7.

Cancer Prevention and Control Program, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, USA.

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October 2020

Dietary Inflammatory Index Is a Better Determinant of Quality of Life Compared to Obesity Status in Patients With Hemodialysis.

J Ren Nutr 2020 Sep 17. Epub 2020 Sep 17.

Department of Clinical Nutrition, School of Nutritional Sciences and Dietetics, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran; Cardiac Primary Prevention Research Center (CPPRC), Tehran Heart Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran. Electronic address:

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September 2020

Inflammatory potential of diet and risk of incident knee osteoarthritis: a prospective cohort study.

Arthritis Res Ther 2020 09 10;22(1):209. Epub 2020 Sep 10.

Division of Rheumatology, Allergy and Immunology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 55 Fruit St., Boston, MA, 02114, USA.

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September 2020

The Inflammatory Potential of Diet is Associated with Breast Cancer Risk in Urban Argentina: A Multilevel Analysis.

Nutr Cancer 2020 Sep 8:1-10. Epub 2020 Sep 8.

Instituto de Investigaciones en Ciencias de la Salud (INICSA), Consejo Nacional de Investigaciones Científicas y Técnicas (CONICET) y Universidad Nacional de Córdoba, Córdoba, Argentina.

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September 2020

Improving Adherence to Adjuvant Hormonal Therapy Among Disadvantaged Women Diagnosed with Breast Cancer in South Carolina: Proposal for a Multimethod Study.

JMIR Res Protoc 2020 Sep 3;9(9):e17742. Epub 2020 Sep 3.

Department of Public Health Sciences, College of Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC, United States.

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September 2020

Changes in Dietary Inflammatory Index Patterns with Weight Loss in Women: A Randomized Controlled Trial.

Cancer Prev Res (Phila) 2020 Aug 28. Epub 2020 Aug 28.

Public Health Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Washington.

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August 2020

Long-term anti-inflammatory diet in relation to improved breast cancer prognosis: a prospective cohort study.

NPJ Breast Cancer 2020 13;6:36. Epub 2020 Aug 13.

Department of the Endocrine and Breast Surgery, The First Affiliated hospital of Chongqing Medical University, Chongqing Medical University, Chongqing, 400016 China.

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August 2020

Association between the Inflammatory Potential of Diet and Stress among Female College Students.

Nutrients 2020 Aug 10;12(8). Epub 2020 Aug 10.

Department of Community Health Sciences, College of Applied Medical Sciences, King Saud University, Riyadh 11362, Saudi Arabia.

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August 2020

Dietary inflammation and cardiometabolic health in adolescents.

Pediatr Obes 2021 Feb 10;16(2):e12706. Epub 2020 Aug 10.

Pediatric Newborn Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.

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February 2021

Diet Quality Is Associated with Cardiometabolic Outcomes in Survivors of Childhood Leukemia.

Nutrients 2020 Jul 18;12(7). Epub 2020 Jul 18.

Research Centre, Sainte-Justine University Health Center, Department of Nutrition, Université de Montréal, Montreal, QC H3T 1C5, Canada.

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July 2020

Implementing Community-Based Prostate Cancer Education in Rural South Carolina: a Collaborative Approach Through a Statewide Cancer Alliance.

J Cancer Educ 2020 Jun 20. Epub 2020 Jun 20.

Department of Health Promotion, Education, and Behavior, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, 915 Greene Street, Columbia, SC, 29208, USA.

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June 2020

The Preoperative Dietary Inflammatory Index Predicts Changes in Cardiometabolic Risk Factors After 12 Months of Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass.

Obes Surg 2020 Oct;30(10):3932-3939

Department of Nutrition and Health, Federal University of Viçosa/MG, University Campus, Viçosa, Minas Gerais, 36570-900, Brazil.

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October 2020

Dietary inflammatory potential in relation to the gut microbiome: results from a cross-sectional study.

Br J Nutr 2020 Nov 1;124(9):931-942. Epub 2020 Jun 1.

Department of Epidemiology, Division of Cancer Prevention and Population Sciences, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX77030, USA.

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November 2020

Social Determinants of Racial Disparities in Breast Cancer Mortality Among Black and White Women.

J Racial Ethn Health Disparities 2020 May 8. Epub 2020 May 8.

Cancer Prevention and Control Program, University of South Carolina, 915 Greene Street, Columbia, SC, 29208, USA.

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May 2020

Examining Regional Differences of Dietary Inflammatory Index and Its Association with Depression and Depressive Symptoms in Korean Adults.

Int J Environ Res Public Health 2020 05 5;17(9). Epub 2020 May 5.

Department of Food Science and Nutrition, Gwangju University, Gwangju 61743, Korea.

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May 2020

Proinflammatory Dietary Intake is Associated with Increased Risk of Metabolic Syndrome and Its Components: Results from the Population-Based Prospective Study.

Nutrients 2020 Apr 24;12(4). Epub 2020 Apr 24.

Cancer Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention, National Cancer Center, Goyang 10408, Gyeonggi-do, Korea.

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April 2020

The Relationship between Dietary Inflammatory Index, Pulmonary Functions and Asthma Control in Asthmatics.

Iran J Allergy Asthma Immunol 2019 Oct 30;18(6):605-614. Epub 2019 Oct 30.

Cancer Prevention and Control Program, University of South Carolina, Columbia, U.S.A AND Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, U.S.A.

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October 2019

Dietary inflammatory index and bladder cancer risk: a prospective study.

Eur J Clin Nutr 2020 Oct 19;74(10):1428-1433. Epub 2020 Mar 19.

Department of Urology, First Affiliated Hospital, School of Medicine, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, 310003, China.

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October 2020

Dietary inflammatory index and risk of multiple sclerosis: Findings from a large population-based incident case-control study.

Clin Nutr 2020 Nov 6;39(11):3402-3407. Epub 2020 Mar 6.

Department of Neurology, Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, University at Buffalo, State University of New York, Buffalo, NY, USA.

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November 2020

Association of dietary acid load with anthropometric indices in children and adolescents.

Eat Weight Disord 2020 Mar 14. Epub 2020 Mar 14.

Child Growth and Development Research Center, Research Institute for Primordial Prevention of Non-Communicable Disease, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran.

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March 2020

Dietary inflammatory index and incidence of and death from primary liver cancer: A prospective study of 103,902 American adults.

Int J Cancer 2020 Aug 17;147(4):1050-1058. Epub 2020 Mar 17.

Department of Hepatobiliary Surgery, The Second Affiliated Hospital of Chongqing Medical University, Chongqing, China.

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August 2020

Positive Association of Dietary Inflammatory Index with Incidence of Cardiovascular Disease: Findings from a Korean Population-Based Prospective Study.

Nutrients 2020 Feb 24;12(2). Epub 2020 Feb 24.

Cancer Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention, National Cancer Center, Goyang 10408, Gyeonggi-do, Korea.

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February 2020

Early-onset colorectal cancer: initial clues and current views.

Nat Rev Gastroenterol Hepatol 2020 06 21;17(6):352-364. Epub 2020 Feb 21.

Center for Colon Cancer Research, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC, USA.

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June 2020

Cervical cancer screening behaviors and proximity to federally qualified health centers in South Carolina.

Cancer Epidemiol 2020 04 5;65:101681. Epub 2020 Feb 5.

Department of Health Promotion, Education, and Behavior, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, 915 Greene Street, Columbia, SC, 29208, United States; Statewide Cancer Prevention and Control Program, University of South Carolina, 915 Greene Street Columbia, SC, 29208, United States. Electronic address:

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April 2020

Impact of a 3-Month Anti-inflammatory Dietary Intervention Focusing on Watermelon on Body Habitus, Inflammation, and Metabolic Markers: A Pilot Study.

Nutr Metab Insights 2020 13;13:1178638819899398. Epub 2020 Jan 13.

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

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January 2020

Patient- and area-level predictors of prostate cancer among South Carolina veterans: a spatial analysis.

Cancer Causes Control 2020 Mar 23;31(3):209-220. Epub 2020 Jan 23.

South Carolina Statewide Cancer Prevention and Control Program, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC, USA.

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March 2020

The Dietary Inflammatory Index Is Positively Associated with Colorectal Cancer Risk in a Chinese Case-Control Study.

Nutrients 2020 Jan 16;12(1). Epub 2020 Jan 16.

Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, Sun Yat-sen University, Guangzhou 510080, China.

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January 2020

Reply to FJB van Duijnhoven et al.

Adv Nutr 2020 01;11(1):179-180

From the Cancer Prevention and Control Program, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC, USA.

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January 2020

The role of food processing in the inflammatory potential of diet during pregnancy.

Rev Saude Publica 2019 20;53:113. Epub 2019 Dec 20.

Universidade de São Paulo, Faculdade de Medicina de Ribeirão Preto, Departamento de Medicina Social. Ribeirão Preto, SP, Brasil.

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March 2020

Intergenerational associations of dietary inflammatory index with birth outcomes and weight status at age 5 and 9: Results from the Lifeways cross-generation cohort study.

Pediatr Obes 2020 03 16;15(3):e12588. Epub 2019 Dec 16.

HRB Centre for Health and Diet Research, School of Public Health, Physiotherapy, and Sports Science, University College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland.

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March 2020

Dietary inflammatory index and the aging kidney in older women: a 10-year prospective cohort study.

Eur J Nutr 2020 Oct 11;59(7):3201-3211. Epub 2019 Dec 11.

Medical School, University of Western Australia, Level 3 Medical Research Foundation Building, Rear 50 Murray Street, Perth, WA, 6000, Australia.

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October 2020

Maternal dietary inflammatory potential and quality are associated with offspring asthma risk over 10-year follow-up: the Lifeways Cross-Generation Cohort Study.

Am J Clin Nutr 2020 02;111(2):440-447

HRB Centre for Health and Diet Research, School of Public Health, Physiotherapy, and Sports Science, University College Dublin, Dublin, Republic of Ireland.

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February 2020

Dietary Inflammatory Index in Relation to Carotid Intima Media Thickness among Overweight or Obese Children and Adolescents.

Ann Nutr Metab 2019 19;75(3):179-186. Epub 2019 Nov 19.

Nutrition and Endocrine Research Center, Research Institute for Endocrine Sciences, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran,

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April 2020

Does the inflammatory potential of diet affect disease activity in patients with inflammatory bowel disease?

Nutr J 2019 11 4;18(1):65. Epub 2019 Nov 4.

Department of Gastroenterology, Imam Khomeini Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.

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November 2019

Mortality-to-incidence ratios by US Congressional District: Implications for epidemiologic, dissemination and implementation research, and public health policy.

Prev Med 2019 12 1;129S:105849. Epub 2019 Nov 1.

University of South Carolina, Cancer Prevention and Control Program, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, United States of America. Electronic address:

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December 2019

Associations of Prenatal Dietary Inflammatory Potential with Childhood Respiratory Outcomes in Project Viva.

J Allergy Clin Immunol Pract 2020 03 31;8(3):945-952.e4. Epub 2019 Oct 31.

Division of Pediatric Pulmonary Medicine, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY.

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March 2020

The Association between Dietary Inflammatory Index (DII) and Cancer Risk in Korea: A Prospective Cohort Study within the KoGES-HEXA Study.

Nutrients 2019 Oct 23;11(11). Epub 2019 Oct 23.

Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Management, National Cancer Center, Goyang-si, Gyeonggi-do 10408, Korea.

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October 2019

Dietary Inflammatory Index (DII®): A significant association between coronary heart disease and DII® in Armenian adults.

Eur J Prev Cardiol 2020 Dec 17;27(19):2235-2237. Epub 2019 Oct 17.

Nutritional Health Research Center, Lorestan University of Medical Sciences, Khorramabad, Iran.

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December 2020

Predictors of the dietary inflammatory index in children and associations with childhood weight status: A longitudinal analysis in the Lifeways Cross-Generation Cohort Study.

Clin Nutr 2020 Jul 19;39(7):2169-2179. Epub 2019 Sep 19.

HRB Centre for Health and Diet Research, School of Public Health, Physiotherapy, and Sports Science, University College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland. Electronic address:

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July 2020

Dietary Inflammatory Index and Differentiated Thyroid Carcinoma Risk: A Population-Based Case-Control Study in New Caledonia.

Am J Epidemiol 2020 02;189(2):95-107

French National Institute of Health and Medical Research (Inserm), Center for Research in Epidemiology and Population Health (CESP), Université Paris-Sud, Université Paris-Saclay, Villejuif, France.

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February 2020

Dietary Inflammatory Index and Non-Communicable Disease Risk: A Narrative Review.

Nutrients 2019 Aug 12;11(8). Epub 2019 Aug 12.

Cancer Prevention and Control Program and Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA.

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August 2019

Increased Dietary Inflammatory Index Is Associated with Schizophrenia: Results of a Case-Control Study from Bahrain.

Nutrients 2019 Aug 11;11(8). Epub 2019 Aug 11.

Cancer Prevention and Control Program, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA.

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August 2019

Examining Breast Cancer Screening Behavior Among Southern Black Women After the 2009 US Preventive Services Task Force Mammography Guideline Revisions.

J Community Health 2020 02;45(1):20-29

South Carolina Statewide Cancer Prevention and Control Program, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, 915 Greene Street, Columbia, SC, 29208, USA.

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February 2020

Dietary Inflammatory Index and Its Relationship with Cervical Carcinogenesis Risk in Korean Women: A Case-Control Study.

Cancers (Basel) 2019 Aug 3;11(8). Epub 2019 Aug 3.

Cancer Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention, National Cancer Center, Madu-dong, Ilsan-dong-gu, Goyang-si, Gyeonggi-do 10408, Korea.

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August 2019

A proinflammatory diet is associated with inflammatory gene expression among healthy, non-obese adults: Can social ties protect against the risks?

Brain Behav Immun 2019 11 26;82:36-44. Epub 2019 Jul 26.

Institute for Behavioral Medicine Research, The Ohio State University College of Medicine, United States; Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health, The Ohio State University College of Medicine, United States.

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November 2019

[Associations between dietary inflammatory index and male reproductive parameters].

Rev Int Androl 2019 Jul - Sep;17(3):79-87. Epub 2018 Jun 19.

Área de Medicina Preventiva y Salud Pública, Departamento de Ciencias Sociosanitarias, Facultad de Medicina, Universidad de Murcia, Espinardo (Murcia), España; Instituto Murciano de Investigación Biosanitaria (IMIB-Arrixaca), El Palmar (Murcia), España; CIBER de Epidemiología y Salud Pública (CIBERESP), Madrid, España; Servicio de Medicina Preventiva, Hospital Clínico Universitario Virgen de la Arrixaca, El Palmar (Murcia), España.

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May 2020

Dietary Inflammatory Index and Sleep Quality in Southern Italian Adults.

Nutrients 2019 Jun 13;11(6). Epub 2019 Jun 13.

Department of Biomedical and Biotechnological Sciences, University of Catania, 95123 Catania, Italy.

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June 2019

Adiposity Mediates the Association between the Dietary Inflammatory Index and Markers of Type 2 Diabetes Risk in Middle-Aged Black South African Women.

Nutrients 2019 May 31;11(6). Epub 2019 May 31.

South African Medical Research Council/University of the Witwatersrand Developmental Pathways for Health Research Unit, Department of Paediatrics, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg 2193, South Africa.

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May 2019

The association between the dietary inflammatory index and glioma: A case-control study.

Clin Nutr 2020 02 14;39(2):433-439. Epub 2019 Feb 14.

Department of Community Nutrition, School of Nutritional Sciences and Dietetics, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran; Obesity and Eating Habits Research Center, Endocrinology and Metabolism Molecular - Cellular Sciences Institute, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran; Department of Community Nutrition, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran. Electronic address:

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February 2020

Dietary Inflammatory Index and Odds of Colorectal Cancer and Colorectal Adenomatous Polyps in A Case-Control Study from Iran.

Nutrients 2019 May 28;11(6). Epub 2019 May 28.

Department of Clinical Nutrition and Dietetics, Faculty of Nutrition Sciences and Food Technology, National Nutrition and Food Technology, Research Institute, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran 11369, Iran.

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May 2019

The dietary inflammatory index is associated with gastrointestinal infection symptoms in the national health and nutrition examination survey.

Int J Food Sci Nutr 2020 Feb 20;71(1):106-115. Epub 2019 May 20.

Cancer Prevention and Control Program, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC, USA.

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February 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.

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July 2019

Dietary inflammatory index and cancer risk in the elderly: A pooled-analysis of Italian case-control studies.

Nutrition 2019 Jul - Aug;63-64:205-210. Epub 2019 Feb 19.

Unit of Cancer Epidemiology, Centro di Riferimento Oncologico di Aviano (CRO) IRCCS, Aviano, Italy. Electronic address:

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September 2020

Dietary inflammatory index is positively associated with serum high-sensitivity C-reactive protein in a Korean adult population.

Nutrition 2019 Jul - Aug;63-64:155-161. Epub 2018 Nov 23.

Cancer Prevention and Control Program, University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina, USA; Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina, USA; Connecting Health Innovations LLC, Columbia, South Carolina, USA.

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September 2020