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David Sparrow, D.Sc.

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This page shows the publications co-authored by David Sparrow and Scott Weiss.
Connection Strength

4.422
  1. Indoor allergens and longitudinal FEV1 decline in older adults: the Normative Aging Study. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 1998 Jun; 101(6 Pt 1):720-5.
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    Score: 0.191
  2. Predictors of longitudinal change in methacholine airway responsiveness among middle-aged and older men: the Normative Aging Study. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 1994 Feb; 149(2 Pt 1):376-81.
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    Score: 0.141
  3. A longitudinal study of plasma cortisol concentration and pulmonary function decline in men. The Normative Aging Study. Am Rev Respir Dis. 1993 Jun; 147(6 Pt 1):1345-8.
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    Score: 0.135
  4. Predictors of the new onset of wheezing among middle-aged and older men. The Normative Aging Study. Am Rev Respir Dis. 1993 Feb; 147(2):367-71.
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    Score: 0.132
  5. Relationship of urinary serotonin excretion to cigarette smoking and respiratory symptoms. The Normative Aging Study. Chest. 1992 Apr; 101(4):976-80.
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    Score: 0.124
  6. Methacholine airway responsiveness and 24-hour urine excretion of sodium and potassium. The Normative Aging Study. Am Rev Respir Dis. 1991 Sep; 144(3 Pt 1):722-5.
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    Score: 0.120
  7. The influence of age and level of pulmonary function on nonspecific airway responsiveness. The Normative Aging Study. Am Rev Respir Dis. 1991 May; 143(5 Pt 1):978-82.
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    Score: 0.117
  8. The relation of airways responsiveness and atopy to the development of chronic obstructive lung disease. Epidemiol Rev. 1988; 10:29-47.
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    Score: 0.093
  9. Bronchial responsiveness to methacholine: relation to respiratory symptoms and pulmonary function. Bull Eur Physiopathol Respir. 1987 Jul-Aug; 23(4):395-6.
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    Score: 0.090
  10. The relationship of nonspecific bronchial responsiveness to the occurrence of respiratory symptoms and decreased levels of pulmonary function. The Normative Aging Study. Am Rev Respir Dis. 1987 Jun; 135(6):1255-60.
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    Score: 0.089
  11. Relation of blood pressure measured in several positions to the subsequent development of systemic hypertension. The Normative Aging Study. Am J Cardiol. 1986 Feb 01; 57(4):218-21.
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    Score: 0.081
  12. Respiratory physiology. Annu Rev Gerontol Geriatr. 1986; 6:197-214.
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    Score: 0.081
  13. The relationship of various indices of heart size on chest x-ray to the 10-year incidence of hypertension. The Normative Aging Study. Am J Epidemiol. 1985 Nov; 122(5):782-8.
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    Score: 0.080
  14. T-bet polymorphisms are associated with asthma and airway hyperresponsiveness. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2006 Jan 01; 173(1):64-70.
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    Score: 0.079
  15. Lung function in type 2 diabetes: the Normative Aging Study. Respir Med. 2005 Dec; 99(12):1583-90.
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    Score: 0.077
  16. Postural changes in diastolic blood pressure and the risk of myocardial infarction: the Normative Aging Study. Circulation. 1984 Oct; 70(4):533-7.
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    Score: 0.074
  17. The relationship of the peripheral leukocyte count and cigarette smoking to pulmonary function among adult men. Chest. 1984 Sep; 86(3):383-6.
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    Score: 0.074
  18. Beta 2-adrenergic receptor polymorphisms and haplotypes are associated with airways hyperresponsiveness among nonsmoking men. Chest. 2004 Jul; 126(1):66-74.
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    Score: 0.073
  19. Coronary heart disease in police officers participating in the Normative Aging Study. Am J Epidemiol. 1983 Oct; 118(4):508-13.
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    Score: 0.069
  20. The relationship of the baseline ECG to blood pressure change. JAMA. 1983 Sep 09; 250(10):1285-8.
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    Score: 0.069
  21. Alcohol consumption and pulmonary function. A cross-sectional and longitudinal study. Am Rev Respir Dis. 1983 Jun; 127(6):735-8.
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    Score: 0.067
  22. The relationship of tar content to decline in pulmonary function in cigarette smokers. Am Rev Respir Dis. 1983 Jan; 127(1):56-8.
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    Score: 0.066
  23. The relationship of pulmonary function to copper concentrations in drinking water. Am Rev Respir Dis. 1982 Aug; 126(2):312-5.
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    Score: 0.064
  24. Association of body mass index with the development of methacholine airway hyperresponsiveness in men: the Normative Aging Study. Thorax. 2002 Jul; 57(7):581-5.
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    Score: 0.063
  25. The effect of occupational exposure on pulmonary function: a longitudinal evaluation of fire fighters and nonfire fighters. Am Rev Respir Dis. 1982 Mar; 125(3):319-22.
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    Score: 0.062
  26. Breathing easy: a prospective study of optimism and pulmonary function in the normative aging study. Ann Behav Med. 2002; 24(4):345-53.
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    Score: 0.061
  27. Metabolomic differences in lung function metrics: evidence from two cohorts. Thorax. 2021 Oct 14.
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    Score: 0.060
  28. Receiver operating characteristics curve analysis of cutaneous skin test reactions to predict hay fever and asthma symptoms in the Normative Aging Study. Allergy. 2001 Mar; 56(3):243-6.
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    Score: 0.058
  29. Metabolomic signatures of lead exposure in the VA Normative Aging Study. Environ Res. 2020 11; 190:110022.
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    Score: 0.056
  30. The FEF25-75/FVC ratio is associated with methacholine airway responsiveness. The normative aging study. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 1999 May; 159(5 Pt 1):1574-9.
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    Score: 0.051
  31. Impaired ventilatory function and elevated insulin levels in nondiabetic males: the Normative Aging Study. Eur Respir J. 1998 Sep; 12(3):635-40.
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    Score: 0.049
  32. Baseline ventilatory function predicts the development of higher levels of fasting insulin and fasting insulin resistance index: the Normative Aging Study. Eur Respir J. 1998 Sep; 12(3):641-5.
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    Score: 0.049
  33. Prospective study of a self-report type A scale and risk of coronary heart disease: test of the MMPI-2 type A scale. Circulation. 1998 Aug 04; 98(5):405-12.
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    Score: 0.048
  34. Temporal relations between obesity and insulin: longitudinal data from the Normative Aging Study. Am J Epidemiol. 1998 Jan 15; 147(2):173-9.
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    Score: 0.046
  35. Anxiety and coronary heart disease: a synthesis of epidemiological, psychological, and experimental evidence. Ann Behav Med. 1998; 20(2):47-58.
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    Score: 0.046
  36. Handgrip strength and insulin levels: cross-sectional and prospective associations in the Normative Aging Study. Metabolism. 1997 Nov; 46(11):1266-9.
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    Score: 0.046
  37. Alcohol intake and insulin levels. The Normative Aging Study. Am J Epidemiol. 1997 May 15; 145(10):909-16.
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    Score: 0.044
  38. Effects of obesity and fat distribution on ventilatory function: the normative aging study. Chest. 1997 Apr; 111(4):891-8.
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    Score: 0.044
  39. Volume history effects and airway responsiveness in middle-aged and older men. The Normative Aging Study. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 1997 Mar; 155(3):888-92.
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    Score: 0.044
  40. Is worrying bad for your heart? A prospective study of worry and coronary heart disease in the Normative Aging Study. Circulation. 1997 Feb 18; 95(4):818-24.
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    Score: 0.044
  41. A prospective study of anger and coronary heart disease. The Normative Aging Study. Circulation. 1996 Nov 01; 94(9):2090-5.
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    Score: 0.043
  42. Relationship of serum IgE concentration to level and rate of decline of pulmonary function: the Normative Aging Study. Thorax. 1996 Aug; 51(8):787-92.
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    Score: 0.042
  43. Influence of insulin, sympathetic nervous system activity, and obesity on blood pressure: the Normative Aging Study. J Hypertens. 1996 Mar; 14(3):301-8.
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    Score: 0.041
  44. Skin test reactivity to common aeroallergens and decline of lung function. The Normative Aging Study. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 1996 Feb; 153(2):561-6.
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    Score: 0.041
  45. The relationship between heart rate variability and measures of body habitus. Clin Auton Res. 1995 Oct; 5(5):261-6.
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    Score: 0.040
  46. Relation of FEV1 and peripheral blood leukocyte count to total mortality. The Normative Aging Study. Am J Epidemiol. 1995 Sep 01; 142(5):493-8; discussion 499-503.
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    Score: 0.039
  47. Uric acid and coronary heart disease risk: evidence for a role of uric acid in the obesity-insulin resistance syndrome. The Normative Aging Study. Am J Epidemiol. 1995 Aug 01; 142(3):288-94.
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    Score: 0.039
  48. A prospective longitudinal study of methacholine airway responsiveness as a predictor of pulmonary-function decline: the Normative Aging Study. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 1995 Jul; 152(1):87-92.
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    Score: 0.039
  49. Decreased heart rate variability in men with phobic anxiety (data from the Normative Aging Study). Am J Cardiol. 1995 May 01; 75(14):882-5.
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    Score: 0.039
  50. Chronic respiratory symptoms and airway responsiveness to methacholine are associated with eosinophilia in older men: the Normative Aging Study. Eur Respir J. 1995 Jan; 8(1):62-9.
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    Score: 0.038
  51. Symptoms of anxiety and risk of coronary heart disease. The Normative Aging Study. Circulation. 1994 Nov; 90(5):2225-9.
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    Score: 0.037
  52. Low-level lead exposure and renal function in the Normative Aging Study. Am J Epidemiol. 1994 Nov 01; 140(9):821-9.
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    Score: 0.037
  53. The relationship of epinephrine excretion to serum lipid levels: the Normative Aging Study. Metabolism. 1994 Apr; 43(4):509-13.
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    Score: 0.036
  54. The relationships of abdominal obesity, hyperinsulinemia and saturated fat intake to serum lipid levels: the Normative Aging Study. Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord. 1994 Mar; 18(3):137-44.
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    Score: 0.036
  55. Normal range of methacholine responsiveness in relation to prechallenge pulmonary function. The Normative Aging Study. Chest. 1994 Mar; 105(3):661-6.
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    Score: 0.036
  56. Relation between blood lead and urinary biogenic amines in community-exposed men. Am J Epidemiol. 1993 Nov 15; 138(10):815-25.
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    Score: 0.035
  57. Risk factors for ventilatory impairment among middle-aged and elderly men. The Normative Aging Study. Chest. 1993 Feb; 103(2):376-82.
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    Score: 0.033
  58. The interrelationship among allergy, airways responsiveness, and asthma. J Asthma. 1993; 30(5):329-49.
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    Score: 0.033
  59. Association of serum albumin with blood pressure in the normative aging study. Am J Epidemiol. 1992 Dec 15; 136(12):1465-73.
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    Score: 0.033
  60. Asthma, hay fever, and phlegm production associated with distinct patterns of allergy skin test reactivity, eosinophilia, and serum IgE levels. The Normative Aging Study. Am Rev Respir Dis. 1991 Oct; 144(4):776-81.
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    Score: 0.030
  61. The relationship of nonspecific airway responsiveness and atopy to the rate of decline of lung function. The Normative Aging Study. Am Rev Respir Dis. 1990 Mar; 141(3):589-94.
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    Score: 0.027
  62. MMP12, lung function, and COPD in high-risk populations. N Engl J Med. 2009 Dec 31; 361(27):2599-608.
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    Score: 0.027
  63. Smoking, atopy, and methacholine airway responsiveness among middle-aged and elderly men. The Normative Aging Study. Am Rev Respir Dis. 1989 Dec; 140(6):1520-6.
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    Score: 0.026
  64. The role of allergy and nonspecific airway hyperresponsiveness in the pathogenesis of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Am Rev Respir Dis. 1989 Jul; 140(1):225-52.
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    Score: 0.026
  65. The relationship of blood lead to systolic blood pressure in a longitudinal study of policemen. Environ Health Perspect. 1988 Jun; 78:53-6.
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    Score: 0.024
  66. Forced vital capacity and the risk of hypertension. The Normative Aging Study. Am J Epidemiol. 1988 Apr; 127(4):734-41.
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    Score: 0.024
  67. Analysis of dose-response curves to methacholine. An approach suitable for population studies. Am Rev Respir Dis. 1987 Dec; 136(6):1412-7.
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    Score: 0.023
  68. Modifying effects of the HFE polymorphisms on the association between lead burden and cognitive decline. Environ Health Perspect. 2007 Aug; 115(8):1210-5.
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    Score: 0.023
  69. Uric acid and the development of hypertension: the normative aging study. Hypertension. 2006 Dec; 48(6):1031-6.
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    Score: 0.021
  70. Angry breathing: A prospective study of hostility and lung function in the Normative Aging Study. Thorax. 2006 Oct; 61(10):863-8.
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    Score: 0.021
  71. The SERPINE2 gene is associated with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Proc Am Thorac Soc. 2006 Aug; 3(6):502.
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    Score: 0.021
  72. The relationship of blood lead to blood pressure in a longitudinal study of working men. Am J Epidemiol. 1986 May; 123(5):800-8.
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    Score: 0.021
  73. The SERPINE2 gene is associated with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Am J Hum Genet. 2006 Feb; 78(2):253-64.
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    Score: 0.020
  74. Glutathione-S-transferase M1, obesity, statins, and autonomic effects of particles: gene-by-drug-by-environment interaction. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2005 Dec 15; 172(12):1529-33.
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    Score: 0.020
  75. Attempted replication of reported chronic obstructive pulmonary disease candidate gene associations. Am J Respir Cell Mol Biol. 2005 Jul; 33(1):71-8.
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    Score: 0.019
  76. Association between hemochromatosis genotype and lead exposure among elderly men: the normative aging study. Environ Health Perspect. 2004 May; 112(6):746-50.
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    Score: 0.018
  77. The relationship of the U wave to the 10-year incidence of myocardial infarction. Am J Epidemiol. 1983 Jun; 117(6):729-34.
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    Score: 0.017
  78. Serum interferon-gamma is associated with longitudinal decline in lung function among asthmatic patients: the Normative Aging Study. Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol. 2003 Apr; 90(4):422-8.
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    Score: 0.017
  79. A delta-aminolevulinic acid dehydratase (ALAD) polymorphism may modify the relationship of low-level lead exposure to uricemia and renal function: the normative aging study. Environ Health Perspect. 2003 Mar; 111(3):335-41.
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    Score: 0.017
  80. Smoking status and the electrocardiogram: a cross-sectional and longitudinal study. Arch Environ Health. 1982 Nov-Dec; 37(6):365-9.
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    Score: 0.016
  81. Fire fighting and coronary heart disease. Circulation. 1982 May; 65(5):943-6.
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    Score: 0.016
  82. The delta-aminolevulinic acid dehydratase (ALAD) polymorphism and bone and blood lead levels in community-exposed men: the Normative Aging Study. Environ Health Perspect. 2001 Aug; 109(8):827-32.
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    Score: 0.015
  83. Longitudinal effect of age and smoking cessation on pulmonary function. Am Rev Respir Dis. 1981 Apr; 123(4 Pt 1):378-81.
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    Score: 0.015
  84. Bone lead and blood lead levels in relation to baseline blood pressure and the prospective development of hypertension: the Normative Aging Study. Am J Epidemiol. 2001 Jan 15; 153(2):164-71.
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    Score: 0.014
  85. Effect of low level lead exposure on hyperuricemia and gout among middle aged and elderly men: the normative aging study. J Rheumatol. 2000 Jul; 27(7):1708-12.
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    Score: 0.014
  86. Relations between individual and neighborhood-based measures of socioeconomic position and bone lead concentrations among community-exposed men: the Normative Aging Study. Am J Epidemiol. 1999 Jul 15; 150(2):129-41.
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    Score: 0.013
  87. Relation of nutrition to bone lead and blood lead levels in middle-aged to elderly men. The Normative Aging Study. Am J Epidemiol. 1998 Jun 15; 147(12):1162-74.
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    Score: 0.012
  88. Sensitization to cat allergen is associated with asthma in older men and predicts new-onset airway hyperresponsiveness. The Normative Aging Study. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 1997 Jul; 156(1):23-7.
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    Score: 0.011
  89. Urinary desmosine excretion in smokers with and without rapid decline of lung function: the Normative Aging Study. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 1996 Nov; 154(5):1290-5.
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    Score: 0.011
  90. Determinants of bone and blood lead levels among community-exposed middle-aged to elderly men. The normative aging study. Am J Epidemiol. 1996 Oct 15; 144(8):749-59.
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    Score: 0.011
  91. The relationship of blood lead and dietary calcium to blood pressure in the normative aging study. Int J Epidemiol. 1996 Jun; 25(3):528-36.
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    Score: 0.010
  92. The relationship of bone and blood lead to hypertension. The Normative Aging Study. JAMA. 1996 Apr 17; 275(15):1171-6.
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    Score: 0.010
  93. A longitudinal study of low-level lead exposure and impairment of renal function. The Normative Aging Study. JAMA. 1996 Apr 17; 275(15):1177-81.
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    Score: 0.010
  94. Longitudinal models for analysis of respiratory function. Stat Med. 1995 Oct 30; 14(20):2205-16.
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    Score: 0.010
  95. Relationship of catecholamine excretion to body size, obesity, and nutrient intake in middle-aged and elderly men. Am J Clin Nutr. 1992 Nov; 56(5):827-34.
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    Score: 0.008
  96. Recovery of leukotriene E4 from the urine of patients with airway obstruction. Am Rev Respir Dis. 1992 Jul; 146(1):104-8.
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    Score: 0.008
  97. Relation of obesity and diet to sympathetic nervous system activity. Hypertension. 1991 May; 17(5):669-77.
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    Score: 0.007
  98. Cigarette smoking, aging, and decline in pulmonary function: A longitudinal study. Arch Environ Health. 1980 Jul-Aug; 35(4):247-52.
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    Score: 0.003
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