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Frank B. Hu, Ph.D., M.D.

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This page shows the publications co-authored by Frank Hu and Kathryn Rexrode.
Connection Strength

7.440
  1. Dairy consumption, plasma metabolites, and risk of type 2 diabetes. Am J Clin Nutr. 2021 07 01; 114(1):163-174.
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    Score: 0.247
  2. Quality of Plant-Based Diet and Risk of Total, Ischemic, and Hemorrhagic Stroke. Neurology. 2021 04 13; 96(15):e1940-e1953.
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    Score: 0.241
  3. Dietary Inflammatory Potential and Risk of Cardiovascular Disease Among Men and Women in the U.S. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2020 11 10; 76(19):2181-2193.
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    Score: 0.236
  4. Metabolomic Effects of Hormone Therapy and Associations With Coronary Heart Disease Among Postmenopausal Women. Circ Genom Precis Med. 2020 12; 13(6):e002977.
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    Score: 0.236
  5. Association Between Healthy Eating Patterns and Risk of Cardiovascular Disease. JAMA Intern Med. 2020 08 01; 180(8):1090-1100.
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    Score: 0.231
  6. Associations of dairy intake with risk of mortality in women and men: three prospective cohort studies. BMJ. 2019 11 27; 367:l6204.
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    Score: 0.221
  7. Habitual sleep quality, plasma metabolites and risk of coronary heart disease in post-menopausal women. Int J Epidemiol. 2019 08 01; 48(4):1262-1274.
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    Score: 0.216
  8. Duration of Reproductive Life Span, Age at Menarche, and Age at Menopause Are Associated With Risk of Cardiovascular Disease in Women. J Am Heart Assoc. 2017 Nov 02; 6(11).
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    Score: 0.191
  9. Plasma Retinol-Binding Protein 4 Levels and the Risk of Ischemic Stroke among Women. J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis. 2018 Jan; 27(1):68-75.
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    Score: 0.189
  10. Healthful and Unhealthful Plant-Based Diets and the Risk of Coronary Heart Disease in U.S. Adults. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2017 Jul 25; 70(4):411-422.
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    Score: 0.188
  11. History of Gestational Diabetes Mellitus and Risk of Incident Invasive Breast Cancer among Parous Women in the Nurses' Health Study II Prospective Cohort. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2017 03; 26(3):321-327.
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    Score: 0.178
  12. Dairy fat and risk of cardiovascular disease in 3 cohorts of US adults. Am J Clin Nutr. 2016 11; 104(5):1209-1217.
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    Score: 0.176
  13. Food quality score and the risk of coronary artery disease: a prospective analysis in 3 cohorts. Am J Clin Nutr. 2016 07; 104(1):65-72.
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    Score: 0.174
  14. Saturated Fats Compared With Unsaturated Fats and Sources of Carbohydrates in Relation to Risk of Coronary Heart Disease: A Prospective Cohort Study. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2015 Oct 06; 66(14):1538-1548.
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    Score: 0.166
  15. Circulating fetuin-A and risk of ischemic stroke in women. Clin Chem. 2014 Jan; 60(1):165-73.
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    Score: 0.145
  16. Association between alcohol consumption and plasma fetuin-A and its contribution to incident type 2 diabetes in women. Diabetologia. 2014 Jan; 57(1):93-101.
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    Score: 0.144
  17. Low dehydroepiandrosterone sulfate is associated with increased risk of ischemic stroke among women. Stroke. 2013 Jul; 44(7):1784-9.
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    Score: 0.141
  18. Plasma retinol-binding protein 4 (RBP4) levels and risk of coronary heart disease: a prospective analysis among women in the nurses' health study. Circulation. 2013 May 14; 127(19):1938-47.
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    Score: 0.139
  19. Healthy lifestyle and leukocyte telomere length in U.S. women. PLoS One. 2012; 7(5):e38374.
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    Score: 0.131
  20. 25-Hydroxyvitamin D levels and the risk of stroke: a prospective study and meta-analysis. Stroke. 2012 Jun; 43(6):1470-7.
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    Score: 0.130
  21. Depression and risk of stroke morbidity and mortality: a meta-analysis and systematic review. JAMA. 2011 Sep 21; 306(11):1241-9.
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    Score: 0.125
  22. Depression and incident stroke in women. Stroke. 2011 Oct; 42(10):2770-5.
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    Score: 0.124
  23. Vitamin D intake and risk of cardiovascular disease in US men and women. Am J Clin Nutr. 2011 Aug; 94(2):534-42.
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    Score: 0.123
  24. Increased mortality risk in women with depression and diabetes mellitus. Arch Gen Psychiatry. 2011 Jan; 68(1):42-50.
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    Score: 0.119
  25. Mediterranean diet and incidence of and mortality from coronary heart disease and stroke in women. Circulation. 2009 Mar 03; 119(8):1093-100.
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    Score: 0.105
  26. Sweetened beverage consumption and risk of coronary heart disease in women. Am J Clin Nutr. 2009 Apr; 89(4):1037-42.
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    Score: 0.104
  27. Excessive body iron stores are not associated with risk of coronary heart disease in women. J Nutr. 2008 Dec; 138(12):2436-41.
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    Score: 0.103
  28. Blood concentrations of individual long-chain n-3 fatty acids and risk of nonfatal myocardial infarction. Am J Clin Nutr. 2008 Jul; 88(1):216-23.
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    Score: 0.100
  29. Adherence to a DASH-style diet and risk of coronary heart disease and stroke in women. Arch Intern Med. 2008 Apr 14; 168(7):713-20.
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    Score: 0.099
  30. Abdominal obesity and the risk of all-cause, cardiovascular, and cancer mortality: sixteen years of follow-up in US women. Circulation. 2008 Apr 01; 117(13):1658-67.
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    Score: 0.098
  31. Prospective study of type 1 and type 2 diabetes and risk of stroke subtypes: the Nurses' Health Study. Diabetes Care. 2007 Jul; 30(7):1730-5.
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    Score: 0.092
  32. A prospective study of trans fatty acids in erythrocytes and risk of coronary heart disease. Circulation. 2007 Apr 10; 115(14):1858-65.
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    Score: 0.092
  33. Heme iron from diet as a risk factor for coronary heart disease in women with type 2 diabetes. Diabetes Care. 2007 Jan; 30(1):101-6.
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    Score: 0.090
  34. Low-carbohydrate-diet score and the risk of coronary heart disease in women. N Engl J Med. 2006 Nov 09; 355(19):1991-2002.
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    Score: 0.089
  35. Coffee consumption and coronary heart disease in men and women: a prospective cohort study. Circulation. 2006 May 02; 113(17):2045-53.
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    Score: 0.086
  36. Obesity as compared with physical activity in predicting risk of coronary heart disease in women. Circulation. 2006 Jan 31; 113(4):499-506.
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    Score: 0.085
  37. A prospective study of soluble tumor necrosis factor-alpha receptor II (sTNF-RII) and risk of coronary heart disease among women with type 2 diabetes. Diabetes Care. 2005 Jun; 28(6):1376-82.
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    Score: 0.081
  38. Prospective study of major dietary patterns and stroke risk in women. Stroke. 2004 Sep; 35(9):2014-9.
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    Score: 0.076
  39. Fish and long-chain omega-3 fatty acid intake and risk of coronary heart disease and total mortality in diabetic women. Circulation. 2003 Apr 15; 107(14):1852-7.
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    Score: 0.070
  40. Fish and omega-3 fatty acid intake and risk of coronary heart disease in women. JAMA. 2002 Apr 10; 287(14):1815-21.
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    Score: 0.065
  41. Host and gut microbial tryptophan metabolism and type 2 diabetes: an integrative analysis of host genetics, diet, gut microbiome and circulating metabolites in cohort studies. Gut. 2021 Jun 14.
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    Score: 0.061
  42. Dietary Inflammatory and Insulinemic Potential and Risk of Type 2 Diabetes: Results From Three Prospective U.S. Cohort Studies. Diabetes Care. 2020 11; 43(11):2675-2683.
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    Score: 0.058
  43. Physical activity and risk of stroke in women. JAMA. 2000 Jun 14; 283(22):2961-7.
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    Score: 0.057
  44. Long-Term Changes in Gut Microbial Metabolite Trimethylamine N-Oxide and Coronary Heart Disease Risk. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2020 02 25; 75(7):763-772.
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    Score: 0.056
  45. Circulating Very-Long-Chain SFA Concentrations Are Inversely Associated with Incident Type 2 Diabetes in US Men and Women. J Nutr. 2020 02 01; 150(2):340-349.
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    Score: 0.056
  46. Smoking cessation and weight change in relation to cardiovascular disease incidence and mortality in people with type 2 diabetes: a population-based cohort study. Lancet Diabetes Endocrinol. 2020 02; 8(2):125-133.
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    Score: 0.056
  47. Duration and Life-Stage of Antibiotic Use and Risks of All-Cause and Cause-Specific Mortality: Prospective Cohort Study. Circ Res. 2020 01 31; 126(3):364-373.
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    Score: 0.055
  48. Duration and life-stage of antibiotic use and risk of cardiovascular events in women. Eur Heart J. 2019 12 14; 40(47):3838-3845.
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    Score: 0.055
  49. Metabolome-Wide Association Study of the Relationship Between Habitual Physical Activity and Plasma Metabolite Levels. Am J Epidemiol. 2019 11 01; 188(11):1932-1943.
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    Score: 0.055
  50. Dietary fats and mortality among patients with type 2 diabetes: analysis in two population based cohort studies. BMJ. 2019 07 02; 366:l4009.
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    Score: 0.054
  51. Nut Consumption in Relation to Cardiovascular Disease Incidence and Mortality Among Patients With Diabetes Mellitus. Circ Res. 2019 03 15; 124(6):920-929.
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    Score: 0.053
  52. Intake of glucosinolates and risk of coronary heart disease in three large prospective cohorts of US men and women. Clin Epidemiol. 2018; 10:749-762.
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    Score: 0.050
  53. Influence of Lifestyle on Incident Cardiovascular Disease and Mortality in Patients With Diabetes Mellitus. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2018 06 26; 71(25):2867-2876.
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    Score: 0.050
  54. Gallstone disease and increased risk of mortality: Two large prospective studies in US men and women. J Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2018 Nov; 33(11):1925-1931.
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    Score: 0.050
  55. Dietary glutamine, glutamate and mortality: two large prospective studies in US men and women. Int J Epidemiol. 2018 02 01; 47(1):311-320.
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    Score: 0.049
  56. Nut Consumption and Risk of Cardiovascular Disease. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2017 Nov 14; 70(20):2519-2532.
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    Score: 0.048
  57. Whole Grain Consumption and Risk of Ischemic Stroke: Results From 2 Prospective Cohort Studies. Stroke. 2017 12; 48(12):3203-3209.
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    Score: 0.048
  58. Independent and Synergistic Associations of Biomarkers of Vitamin D Status With Risk of Coronary Heart Disease. Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol. 2017 11; 37(11):2204-2212.
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    Score: 0.047
  59. Habitual sleep quality and diurnal rhythms of salivary cortisol and dehydroepiandrosterone in postmenopausal women. Psychoneuroendocrinology. 2017 Oct; 84:172-180.
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    Score: 0.047
  60. Detection of genetic loci associated with plasma fetuin-A: a meta-analysis of genome-wide association studies from the CHARGE Consortium. Hum Mol Genet. 2017 06 01; 26(11):2156-2163.
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    Score: 0.046
  61. Gallstones and Risk of Coronary Heart Disease: Prospective Analysis of 270?000 Men and Women From 3 US Cohorts and Meta-Analysis. Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol. 2016 09; 36(9):1997-2003.
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    Score: 0.044
  62. Diet, Lifestyle, Biomarkers, Genetic Factors, and Risk of Cardiovascular Disease in the Nurses' Health Studies. Am J Public Health. 2016 Sep; 106(9):1616-23.
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    Score: 0.044
  63. Dietary phosphatidylcholine and risk of all-cause and cardiovascular-specific mortality among US women and men. Am J Clin Nutr. 2016 07; 104(1):173-80.
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    Score: 0.043
  64. Circulating Biomarkers of Dairy Fat and Risk of Incident Diabetes Mellitus Among Men and Women in the United States in Two Large Prospective Cohorts. Circulation. 2016 Apr 26; 133(17):1645-54.
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    Score: 0.043
  65. Mediterranean diet and telomere length in Nurses' Health Study: population based cohort study. BMJ. 2014 Dec 02; 349:g6674.
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    Score: 0.039
  66. Circulating biomarkers of dairy fat and risk of incident stroke in U.S. men and women in 2 large prospective cohorts. Am J Clin Nutr. 2014 Dec; 100(6):1437-47.
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    Score: 0.039
  67. Low carbohydrate diet from plant or animal sources and mortality among myocardial infarction survivors. J Am Heart Assoc. 2014 Sep 22; 3(5):e001169.
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    Score: 0.039
  68. Dietary fiber intake and mortality among survivors of myocardial infarction: prospective cohort study. BMJ. 2014 Apr 29; 348:g2659.
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    Score: 0.037
  69. Hemoglobin a1c is associated with increased risk of incident coronary heart disease among apparently healthy, nondiabetic men and women. J Am Heart Assoc. 2013 Mar 22; 2(2):e000077.
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    Score: 0.035
  70. Diabetes genetic predisposition score and cardiovascular complications among patients with type 2 diabetes. Diabetes Care. 2013 Mar; 36(3):737-9.
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    Score: 0.034
  71. Dietary protein sources and the risk of stroke in men and women. Stroke. 2012 Mar; 43(3):637-44.
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    Score: 0.032
  72. Plasma total and high molecular weight adiponectin levels and risk of coronary heart disease in women. Atherosclerosis. 2011 Nov; 219(1):322-9.
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    Score: 0.031
  73. Body mass index, waist circumference, and risk of coronary heart disease: a prospective study among men and women. Obes Res Clin Pract. 2010 Jul; 4(3):e171-e181.
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    Score: 0.029
  74. Body mass index, waist circumference, and risk of coronary heart disease: A prospective study among men and women. Obes Res Clin Pract. 2010 Jul-Sep; 4(3):e163-246.
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    Score: 0.029
  75. Waist-height ratio as a predictor of coronary heart disease among women. Epidemiology. 2009 May; 20(3):361-6.
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    Score: 0.027
  76. Coffee consumption and risk of stroke in women. Circulation. 2009 Mar 03; 119(8):1116-23.
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    Score: 0.026
  77. Inflammation, the metabolic syndrome, and risk of coronary heart disease in women and men. Atherosclerosis. 2008 Mar; 197(1):392-9.
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    Score: 0.023
  78. Single nucleotide polymorphisms at the adiponectin locus and risk of coronary heart disease in men and women. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2007 Aug; 15(8):2051-60.
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    Score: 0.023
  79. Physical exertion, exercise, and sudden cardiac death in women. JAMA. 2006 Mar 22; 295(12):1399-403.
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    Score: 0.021
  80. Peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor-gamma2 P12A polymorphism and risk of coronary heart disease in US men and women. Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol. 2005 Aug; 25(8):1654-8.
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    Score: 0.020
  81. Phylloquinone intake as a marker for coronary heart disease risk but not stroke in women. Eur J Clin Nutr. 2005 Feb; 59(2):196-204.
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    Score: 0.020
  82. Carbohydrate intake, glycemic index, glycemic load, and dietary fiber in relation to risk of stroke in women. Am J Epidemiol. 2005 Jan 15; 161(2):161-9.
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    Score: 0.020
  83. Folate intake and risk of stroke among women. Stroke. 2004 Jun; 35(6):1259-63.
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    Score: 0.019
  84. Prospective study of fat and protein intake and risk of intraparenchymal hemorrhage in women. Circulation. 2001 Feb 13; 103(6):856-63.
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    Score: 0.015
  85. Whole grain consumption and risk of ischemic stroke in women: A prospective study. JAMA. 2000 Sep 27; 284(12):1534-40.
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    Score: 0.015
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