Selected publications

Researchers using data from the Nurses' Health Studies are highly productive and generate a large volume of publications. In addition, the Nurses' Health Studies are active participants in many consortia and other collaborative research projects. Below are selected recent publications from the Studies. View selected earlier publications using the links to the left.

2016

Liu Y, Tobias DK, Sturgeon KM, Rosner B, Malik V, Cespedes E, Joshi AD, Eliassen AH, Colditz GA. Physical activity from menarche to first pregnancy and risk of breast cancer. Int J Cancer. 2016 Apr 30. PubMed PMID: 27130486.

Vetter C, Devore EE, Wegrzyn LR, Massa J, Speizer FE, Kawachi I, Rosner B, Stampfer MJ, Schernhammer ES. Association Between Rotating Night Shift Work and Risk of Coronary Heart Disease Among Women. JAMA. 2016;315(16):1726-34. PubMed ID: 27115377

Dehghan A, Bis JC, White CC, Smith AV, Morrison AC, Cupples LA, Trompet S, Chasman DI, Lumley T, Völker U, et al. Genome-Wide Association Study for Incident Myocardial Infarction and Coronary Heart Disease in Prospective Cohort Studies: The CHARGE Consortium. PLoS One. 2016;11(3):e0144997. PubMed ID: 26950853

Bertoia ML, Rimm EB, Mukamal KJ, Hu FB, Willett WC, Cassidy A. Dietary flavonoid intake and weight maintenance: three prospective cohorts of 124 086 US men and women followed for up to 24 years. BMJ. 2016;352:i17. PubMed ID: 26823518

Sisti JS, Collins LC, Beck AH, Tamimi RM, Rosner BA, Eliassen AH. Reproductive risk factors in relation to molecular subtypes of breast cancer: Results from the Nurses' Health Studies. Int J Cancer. 2016;138(10):2346-56. PubMed ID: 26684063

Sotos-Prieto M, Mattei J, Hu FB, Chomistek AK, Rimm EB, Willett WC, Eliassen AH, Chiuve SE. Association Between a Healthy Heart Score and the Development of Clinical Cardiovascular Risk Factors Among Women: Potential Role for Primordial Prevention. Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes. 2016;9(1):S77-85. PubMed ID: 26908864

Yuan C, Clish CB, Wu C, Mayers JR, Kraft P, Townsend MK, Zhang M, Tworoger SS, Bao Y, Qian ZR, Rubinson DA, Ng K, Giovannucci EL, Ogino S, Stampfer MJ, Gaziano JM, Ma J, Sesso HD, Anderson GL, Cochrane BB, Manson JE, Torrence ME, Kimmelman AC, Amundadottir LT, Vander Heiden MG, Fuchs CS, Wolpin BM. Circulating Metabolites and Survival Among Patients With Pancreatic Cancer. J Natl Cancer Inst. 2016;108(6):djv409. PubMed ID: 26755275

2015

Chomistek AK, Chiuve SE, Eliassen AH, Mukamal KJ, Willett WC, Rimm EB. Healthy lifestyle in the primordial prevention of cardiovascular disease among young women. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2015;65(1):43-51. PubMed ID: 25572509

Day FR, Ruth KS, Thompson DJ, Lunetta KL, Pervjakova N, Chasman DI, Stolk L, Finucane HK, Sulem P, Bulik-Sullivan B, et al.; PRACTICAL Consortium; kConFab Investigators; AOCS Investigators; Generation Scotland; EPIC-InterAct Consortium; LifeLines Cohort Study, Price AL, Stefansson K, Visser JA, Ong KK, Chang-Claude J, Murabito JM, Perry JR, Murray A. Large-scale genomic analyses link reproductive aging to hypothalamic signaling, breast cancer susceptibility and BRCA1-mediated DNA repair. Nat Genet. 2015;47(11):1294-303. PubMed ID: 26414677

Huang T, Poole EM, Okereke OI, Kubzansky LD, Eliassen AH, Sood AK, Wang M, Tworoger SS. Depression and risk of epithelial ovarian cancer: Results from two large prospective cohort studies. Gynecol Oncol. 2015;139(3):481-6. PubMed ID: 26449316