A summary of epidemiologic studies of overweight, obesity, and central adiposity in relation to risk of Alzheimer disease dementia — on AlzRisk. Credits: Goonesekera S, Weuve J, Li S, Blacker D.
Weuve J. Magnitude matters: beyond detection in the presence of selection, in research on socioeconomic inequalities in health [invited commentary]. Epidemiology (in press).
Weuve J, Press DZ, Grodstein F, Wright RO, Hu H, Weisskopf MG. Cumulative exposure to lead and cognitive function in persons with Parkinson’s disease. Movement Disorders (in press).
Koyama A, O’Brien J, Weuve J, Blacker D, Metti AL, Yaffe K. The role of peripheral inflammatory markers in dementia and Alzheimer’s disease: a meta-analysis. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci (Epub ahead of print 14 Sept 2012).
A summary of epidemiologic studies of alcohol intake and risk of Alzheimer disease dementia, on AlzRisk. Credits: Koyama A, Weuve J, Blacker D.
Weuve J, Yanosky JD. Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons, particulate air pollution, and cognitive decline-reply. Archives of Internal Medicine 2012 Jul 9;172(13):1045-1046.
Reply to letter about study of exposure to air pollution and cognitive decline.
Eum K-D, Korrick SA, Weuve J, Okereke O, Kubzansky LD, Hu H, Weisskopf MG. Relation of cumulative low-level lead exposure to depressive and phobic anxiety symptom scores in middle-aged and elderly women. Environmental Health Perspectives 2012;160(6):817-823.
Weuve J, Puett RC, Schwartz J, Yanosky JD, Laden F*, Grodstein F*. Exposure to particulate air pollution and cognitive decline in older women. Archives of Internal Medicine 2012;172(3):219-227. * contributed equally
Selected related stories:
Invited commentary (Archives of Internal Medicine)
Smog in our brains (Monitor on Psychology, American Psychological Association)
Can dirty air cloud the mind? (Alzheimer Research Forum)
Common air pollutant linked to mental decline (WBEZ, Chicago Public Radio)
Smog may harm women’s brains (HealthDay via MSN)
Air pollution tied to heart and brain risks (Well of the New York Times)
Air pollution ups risk of stroke, impaired memory (Science Friday)
Air pollution linked to cognitive decline (Voice of America)
Tchetgen ET, Glymour MM, Weuve J, Robins JM. A cautionary note on specification of the correlation structure in inverse-probability-weighted estimation for repeated measures. Epidemiology 2012 Jul;23(4):644-646.
Clarification on the methods used in this paper on using inverse probability of attrition weights to account for selective attrition.
Ciesielski T, Weuve J, Bellinger DC, Schwartz J, Lanphear B, Wright RO. Cadmium exposure and neurodevelopmental outcomes in US children. Environmental Health Perspectives 2012;120(5):758-763.