Nurses' Health Study


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Nurses' Health Study

Cardiology A large cohort study that evaluated the effect of exogenous HRT on the risk of cardiovascular disease. See Estrogen replacement therapy, Osteoporosis.
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Neither depression nor antidepressant use is associated with an increased risk of breast cancer among participants in the Nurses' Health Study, according to an analysis of data from 67,120 women enrolled in the ongoing prospective cohort study.
nurses taking part in the Nurses' Health Study, one of the largest and longest-running studies of women's health.
1) In this issue of EHP, researchers have used data from 1,767 women in the Nurses' Health Study (NHS) II to study exposure to particulate matter (PM) as one potential environmental risk factor for ASDs.
They followed 171,940 Nurses' Health Study and Nurses' Health Study II participants to examine associations between intakes of total flavonoids and their subclasses (flavanones, flavonols, anthocyanins, flavan-3-ols, flavones and polymeric flavonoids) and risk of ovarian cancer by using Cox proportional hazards models.
Shanshan Li and colleagues of Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, utilized data from 1,840 men enrolled in the Health Professional Follow-Up Study and 2,258 women from the Nurses' Health Study who had survived an initial adverse heart event of myocardial infarction (MI) during the studies' follow-up periods.
Researchers tracked 93,600 women (ages 25 to 42) who had enrolled in a nurses' health study 18 years previously.
Sleep Duration In Midlife and Later Life In Relation to Cognition: The Nurses' Health Study," led by Elizabeth Devore, ScD, instructor in medicine in the Channing Division of Network Medicine at BWH found that women who slept five or fewer hours, or nine or more hours per day, either in midlife or later life, had worse memory, equivalent to nearly two additional years of age, than those sleeping seven hours per day.
The researchers analyzed data on caffeinated and decaffeinated coffee, and caffeinated tea consumption from 48,464 women in the Brigham and Women's Hospital-based Nurses' Health Study (1986-2006), 47,510 women in Nurses' Health Study II (1991-2007), and 27,759 men in the Health Professionals Follow-up Study (1986-2006).
Scientists tracked roughly 99,000 women aged 36 to 81 in the Nurses' Health Study.
Perinatal air pollutant exposures and autism spectrum disprders in the children of Nurses' Health Study II participants.
SAN DIEGO--Women who regularly drink one or more sugar-sweetened soft drinks per day are at heightened risk of developing seropositive rheumatoid arthritis, according to a massive analysis of combined data from the prospective-cohort Nurses' Health Study and Nurses' Health Study II.
The investigation looked at data from the Nurses' Health Study, which ran from 1984-2008; the Nurses' Health Study II (1991-2009); and the Health Professionals Follow-Up Study (1986-2008).

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