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Walter C. Willett, Dr.P.H., M.D.

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This page shows the publications co-authored by Walter Willett and Alberto Ascherio.
Connection Strength

7.062
  1. Prospective study of caffeine consumption and risk of Parkinson's disease in men and women. Ann Neurol. 2001 Jul; 50(1):56-63.
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    Score: 0.247
  2. Trans fatty acids and coronary heart disease. N Engl J Med. 1999 Jun 24; 340(25):1994-8.
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    Score: 0.214
  3. Relation of consumption of vitamin E, vitamin C, and carotenoids to risk for stroke among men in the United States. Ann Intern Med. 1999 Jun 15; 130(12):963-70.
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    Score: 0.214
  4. Intake of potassium, magnesium, calcium, and fiber and risk of stroke among US men. Circulation. 1998 Sep 22; 98(12):1198-204.
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    Score: 0.203
  5. Health effects of trans fatty acids. Am J Clin Nutr. 1997 10; 66(4 Suppl):1006S-1010S.
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    Score: 0.190
  6. Dietary fat and risk of coronary heart disease in men: cohort follow up study in the United States. BMJ. 1996 Jul 13; 313(7049):84-90.
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    Score: 0.175
  7. Metabolic and atherogenic effects of trans fatty acids. J Intern Med. 1995 Aug; 238(2):93-6.
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    Score: 0.164
  8. Dietary intake of marine n-3 fatty acids, fish intake, and the risk of coronary disease among men. N Engl J Med. 1995 Apr 13; 332(15):977-82.
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    Score: 0.160
  9. New directions in dietary studies of coronary heart disease. J Nutr. 1995 03; 125(3 Suppl):647S-655S.
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    Score: 0.159
  10. Suicide mortality in relation to dietary intake of n-3 and n-6 polyunsaturated fatty acids and fish: equivocal findings from 3 large US cohort studies. Am J Epidemiol. 2014 Jun 15; 179(12):1458-66.
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    Score: 0.150
  11. Trans fatty acids: are the effects only marginal? Am J Public Health. 1994 May; 84(5):722-4.
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    Score: 0.150
  12. Are body iron stores related to the risk of coronary heart disease? N Engl J Med. 1994 Apr 21; 330(16):1152-4.
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    Score: 0.150
  13. Trans-fatty acids intake and risk of myocardial infarction. Circulation. 1994 Jan; 89(1):94-101.
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    Score: 0.147
  14. Inflammatory dietary pattern and risk of depression among women. Brain Behav Immun. 2014 Feb; 36:46-53.
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    Score: 0.144
  15. Coffee, caffeine, and risk of completed suicide: results from three prospective cohorts of American adults. World J Biol Psychiatry. 2014 Jul; 15(5):377-86.
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    Score: 0.142
  16. Correlations of vitamin A and E intakes with the plasma concentrations of carotenoids and tocopherols among American men and women. J Nutr. 1992 Sep; 122(9):1792-801.
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    Score: 0.134
  17. Relation between clinical depression risk and physical activity and time spent watching television in older women: a 10-year prospective follow-up study. Am J Epidemiol. 2011 Nov 01; 174(9):1017-27.
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    Score: 0.126
  18. Coffee, caffeine, and risk of depression among women. Arch Intern Med. 2011 Sep 26; 171(17):1571-8.
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    Score: 0.125
  19. Dietary intake of n-3 and n-6 fatty acids and the risk of clinical depression in women: a 10-y prospective follow-up study. Am J Clin Nutr. 2011 Jun; 93(6):1337-43.
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    Score: 0.121
  20. Alcohol intake and risk of coronary heart disease in younger, middle-aged, and older adults. Circulation. 2010 Apr 13; 121(14):1589-97.
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    Score: 0.113
  21. Major types of dietary fat and risk of coronary heart disease: a pooled analysis of 11 cohort studies. Am J Clin Nutr. 2009 May; 89(5):1425-32.
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    Score: 0.104
  22. Trans fatty acids and cardiovascular disease. N Engl J Med. 2006 Apr 13; 354(15):1601-13.
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    Score: 0.086
  23. Bidi and cigarette smoking and risk of acute myocardial infarction among males in urban India. Tob Control. 2005 Oct; 14(5):356-8.
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    Score: 0.083
  24. Antioxidant vitamins and coronary heart disease risk: a pooled analysis of 9 cohorts. Am J Clin Nutr. 2004 Dec; 80(6):1508-20.
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    Score: 0.078
  25. Folate intake and risk of Parkinson's disease. Am J Epidemiol. 2004 Aug 15; 160(4):368-75.
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    Score: 0.077
  26. Diet and risk of ischemic heart disease in India. Am J Clin Nutr. 2004 Apr; 79(4):582-92.
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    Score: 0.075
  27. Physical activity and risk of coronary heart disease in India. Int J Epidemiol. 2004 Aug; 33(4):759-67.
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    Score: 0.074
  28. Obesity and the risk of Parkinson's disease. Am J Epidemiol. 2004 Mar 15; 159(6):547-55.
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    Score: 0.074
  29. Dietary fiber and risk of coronary heart disease: a pooled analysis of cohort studies. Arch Intern Med. 2004 Feb 23; 164(4):370-6.
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    Score: 0.074
  30. Vitamin D intake and incidence of multiple sclerosis. Neurology. 2004 Jan 13; 62(1):60-5.
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    Score: 0.073
  31. Folate, vitamin B6, and B12 intakes in relation to risk of stroke among men. Stroke. 2004 Jan; 35(1):169-74.
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    Score: 0.073
  32. Dietary fiber reduces peripheral arterial disease risk in men. J Nutr. 2003 Nov; 133(11):3658-63.
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    Score: 0.072
  33. Dietary fat intake and risk of stroke in male US healthcare professionals: 14 year prospective cohort study. BMJ. 2003 Oct 04; 327(7418):777-82.
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    Score: 0.072
  34. The use of B vitamin supplements and peripheral arterial disease risk in men are inversely related. J Nutr. 2003 Sep; 133(9):2863-7.
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    Score: 0.072
  35. Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs and the risk of Parkinson disease. Arch Neurol. 2003 Aug; 60(8):1059-64.
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    Score: 0.071
  36. Dietary intakes of fat and risk of Parkinson's disease. Am J Epidemiol. 2003 Jun 01; 157(11):1007-14.
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    Score: 0.070
  37. Weight loss in Parkinson's disease. Ann Neurol. 2003 May; 53(5):676-9.
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    Score: 0.070
  38. Periodontal disease, tooth loss, and incidence of ischemic stroke. Stroke. 2003 Jan; 34(1):47-52.
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    Score: 0.068
  39. Fish consumption and risk of stroke in men. JAMA. 2002 Dec 25; 288(24):3130-6.
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    Score: 0.068
  40. Diet and Parkinson's disease: a potential role of dairy products in men. Ann Neurol. 2002 Dec; 52(6):793-801.
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    Score: 0.068
  41. Intakes of vitamins E and C, carotenoids, vitamin supplements, and PD risk. Neurology. 2002 Oct 22; 59(8):1161-9.
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    Score: 0.067
  42. Intakes of carotenoids, vitamin C, and vitamin E and MS risk among two large cohorts of women. Neurology. 2001 Jul 10; 57(1):75-80.
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    Score: 0.062
  43. The effect of fruit and vegetable intake on risk for coronary heart disease. Ann Intern Med. 2001 Jun 19; 134(12):1106-14.
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    Score: 0.061
  44. Vitamin supplement use and the risk of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma among women and men. Am J Epidemiol. 2001 Jun 01; 153(11):1056-63.
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    Score: 0.061
  45. Blood donations and risk of coronary heart disease in men. Circulation. 2001 Jan 02; 103(1):52-7.
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    Score: 0.060
  46. Dietary fat in relation to risk of multiple sclerosis among two large cohorts of women. Am J Epidemiol. 2000 Dec 01; 152(11):1056-64.
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    Score: 0.059
  47. Adherence to the Dietary Guidelines for Americans and risk of major chronic disease in men. Am J Clin Nutr. 2000 Nov; 72(5):1223-31.
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    Score: 0.059
  48. Prospective study of major dietary patterns and risk of coronary heart disease in men. Am J Clin Nutr. 2000 Oct; 72(4):912-21.
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    Score: 0.059
  49. Adiposity and mortality in men. Am J Epidemiol. 2000 Aug 01; 152(3):264-71.
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    Score: 0.058
  50. Dietary saturated fats and their food sources in relation to the risk of coronary heart disease in women. Am J Clin Nutr. 1999 Dec; 70(6):1001-8.
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    Score: 0.055
  51. Fruit and vegetable intake in relation to risk of ischemic stroke. JAMA. 1999 Oct 06; 282(13):1233-9.
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    Score: 0.055
  52. A prospective study of egg consumption and risk of cardiovascular disease in men and women. JAMA. 1999 Apr 21; 281(15):1387-94.
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    Score: 0.053
  53. Smoking and risk of total and fatal prostate cancer in United States health professionals. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 1999 Apr; 8(4 Pt 1):277-82.
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    Score: 0.053
  54. Dietary fat and coronary heart disease: a comparison of approaches for adjusting for total energy intake and modeling repeated dietary measurements. Am J Epidemiol. 1999 Mar 15; 149(6):531-40.
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    Score: 0.053
  55. Reproducibility and validity of dietary patterns assessed with a food-frequency questionnaire. Am J Clin Nutr. 1999 Feb; 69(2):243-9.
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    Score: 0.052
  56. Associations of plasma carotenoid concentrations and dietary intake of specific carotenoids in samples of two prospective cohort studies using a new carotenoid database. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 1998 Apr; 7(4):283-90.
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    Score: 0.049
  57. Calcium and fructose intake in relation to risk of prostate cancer. Cancer Res. 1998 Feb 01; 58(3):442-7.
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    Score: 0.049
  58. Dietary fiber, glycemic load, and risk of NIDDM in men. Diabetes Care. 1997 Apr; 20(4):545-50.
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    Score: 0.046
  59. Body size and fat distribution as predictors of stroke among US men. Am J Epidemiol. 1996 Dec 15; 144(12):1143-50.
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    Score: 0.045
  60. Relation between intake of flavonoids and risk for coronary heart disease in male health professionals. Ann Intern Med. 1996 Sep 01; 125(5):384-9.
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    Score: 0.044
  61. Poor oral health and coronary heart disease. J Dent Res. 1996 Sep; 75(9):1631-6.
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    Score: 0.044
  62. A prospective study of social networks in relation to total mortality and cardiovascular disease in men in the USA. J Epidemiol Community Health. 1996 Jun; 50(3):245-51.
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    Score: 0.043
  63. Calcium, vitamin D, and dairy foods and the occurrence of colon cancer in men. Am J Epidemiol. 1996 May 01; 143(9):907-17.
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    Score: 0.043
  64. Prospective study of nutritional factors, blood pressure, and hypertension among US women. Hypertension. 1996 May; 27(5):1065-72.
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    Score: 0.043
  65. Premature coronary deaths in Asians. BMJ. 1996 Feb 24; 312(7029):508.
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    Score: 0.043
  66. Vegetable, fruit, and cereal fiber intake and risk of coronary heart disease among men. JAMA. 1996 Feb 14; 275(6):447-51.
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    Score: 0.042
  67. Reproducibility and validity of a self-administered physical activity questionnaire for male health professionals. Epidemiology. 1996 Jan; 7(1):81-6.
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    Score: 0.042
  68. Intake of carotenoids and retinol in relation to risk of prostate cancer. J Natl Cancer Inst. 1995 Dec 06; 87(23):1767-76.
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    Score: 0.042
  69. Body size and fat distribution as predictors of coronary heart disease among middle-aged and older US men. Am J Epidemiol. 1995 Jun 15; 141(12):1117-27.
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    Score: 0.041
  70. Physical activity, obesity, and risk for colon cancer and adenoma in men. Ann Intern Med. 1995 Mar 01; 122(5):327-34.
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    Score: 0.040
  71. Alcohol, low-methionine--low-folate diets, and risk of colon cancer in men. J Natl Cancer Inst. 1995 Feb 15; 87(4):265-73.
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    Score: 0.040
  72. Prospective study of physical activity and the risk of symptomatic diverticular disease in men. Gut. 1995 Feb; 36(2):276-82.
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    Score: 0.040
  73. Diet, alcohol, and smoking and the occurrence of hyperplastic polyps of the colon and rectum (United States). Cancer Causes Control. 1995 Jan; 6(1):45-56.
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    Score: 0.039
  74. Aspirin use and the risk for colorectal cancer and adenoma in male health professionals. Ann Intern Med. 1994 Aug 15; 121(4):241-6.
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    Score: 0.038
  75. Intake of fat, meat, and fiber in relation to risk of colon cancer in men. Cancer Res. 1994 May 01; 54(9):2390-7.
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    Score: 0.037
  76. Prospective study of phobic anxiety and risk of coronary heart disease in men. Circulation. 1994 May; 89(5):1992-7.
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    Score: 0.037
  77. Dietary iron intake and risk of coronary disease among men. Circulation. 1994 Mar; 89(3):969-74.
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    Score: 0.037
  78. A prospective study of cigarette smoking and risk of colorectal adenoma and colorectal cancer in U.S. men. J Natl Cancer Inst. 1994 Feb 02; 86(3):183-91.
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    Score: 0.037
  79. A prospective study of dietary fat and risk of prostate cancer. J Natl Cancer Inst. 1993 Oct 06; 85(19):1571-9.
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    Score: 0.036
  80. Vitamin E consumption and the risk of coronary heart disease in men. N Engl J Med. 1993 May 20; 328(20):1450-6.
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    Score: 0.035
  81. A prospective cohort study of vasectomy and prostate cancer in US men. JAMA. 1993 Feb 17; 269(7):873-7.
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    Score: 0.035
  82. A prospective study of nutritional factors and hypertension among US men. Circulation. 1992 Nov; 86(5):1475-84.
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    Score: 0.034
  83. Nutrient intakes and blood pressure in normotensive males. Int J Epidemiol. 1991 Dec; 20(4):886-91.
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    Score: 0.032
  84. Depression and incident stroke in women. Stroke. 2011 Oct; 42(10):2770-5.
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    Score: 0.031
  85. Increased mortality risk in women with depression and diabetes mellitus. Arch Gen Psychiatry. 2011 Jan; 68(1):42-50.
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    Score: 0.030
  86. Bidirectional association between depression and type 2 diabetes mellitus in women. Arch Intern Med. 2010 Nov 22; 170(21):1884-91.
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    Score: 0.030
  87. Alcohol and risk for ischemic stroke in men: the role of drinking patterns and usual beverage. Ann Intern Med. 2005 Jan 04; 142(1):11-9.
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    Score: 0.020
  88. Interplay between different polyunsaturated fatty acids and risk of coronary heart disease in men. Circulation. 2005 Jan 18; 111(2):157-64.
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    Score: 0.020
  89. Coffee consumption and risk for type 2 diabetes mellitus. Ann Intern Med. 2004 Jan 06; 140(1):1-8.
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    Score: 0.018
  90. Dietary iron intake and blood donations in relation to risk of type 2 diabetes in men: a prospective cohort study. Am J Clin Nutr. 2004 Jan; 79(1):70-5.
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    Score: 0.018
  91. The association between fruit and vegetable consumption and peripheral arterial disease. Epidemiology. 2003 Nov; 14(6):659-65.
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    Score: 0.018
  92. Prospective study of selenium levels in toenails and risk of coronary heart disease in men. Am J Epidemiol. 2003 Nov 01; 158(9):852-60.
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    Score: 0.018
  93. Tooth loss and dietary intake. J Am Dent Assoc. 2003 Sep; 134(9):1185-92.
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    Score: 0.018
  94. Oral health and peripheral arterial disease. Circulation. 2003 Mar 04; 107(8):1152-7.
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    Score: 0.017
  95. Physical activity and risk of stroke in women. JAMA. 2000 Jun 14; 283(22):2961-7.
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    Score: 0.014
  96. Prospective study of snoring and risk of hypertension in women. Am J Epidemiol. 1999 Oct 15; 150(8):806-16.
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    Score: 0.014
  97. Use of toenail fluoride levels as an indicator for the risk of hip and forearm fractures in women. Epidemiology. 1998 Jul; 9(4):412-6.
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    Score: 0.013
  98. Body anthropometry and the risk of hip and wrist fractures in men: results from a prospective study. Obes Res. 1998 Jan; 6(1):12-9.
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    Score: 0.012
  99. Calcium intake and the incidence of forearm and hip fractures among men. J Nutr. 1997 Sep; 127(9):1782-7.
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    Score: 0.012
  100. Intake of fatty acids and risk of coronary heart disease in a cohort of Finnish men. The Alpha-Tocopherol, Beta-Carotene Cancer Prevention Study. Am J Epidemiol. 1997 May 15; 145(10):876-87.
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    Score: 0.012
  101. Birth weight and adult hypertension, diabetes mellitus, and obesity in US men. Circulation. 1996 Dec 15; 94(12):3246-50.
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    Score: 0.011
  102. Prospective study of alcohol consumption and risk of coronary disease in men. Lancet. 1991 Aug 24; 338(8765):464-8.
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    Score: 0.008
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