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  • New York City Health and Nutrition Examination Study

    Alternate Title(s)
    NYC HANES
    Authors
    Lorna E. Thorpe
    Description

    The NYC Health and Nutritional Examination Survey (NYC HANES), modeled on the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES), is a population-based, cross-sectional study with data collected from physical examinations, clinical and laboratory tests, as well as face-to-face interviews and audio computer-assisted self-interviews (ACASI). It was first conducted in 2004 by the NYC Department...

    Subject
    Chronic Disease
    Health Status
    Mental Health
    Population Characteristics
    Risk Factors
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    Local Expert
    Bonnie Kerker
    Rania Kanchi
  • Health and Retirement Study

    Alternate Title(s)
    HRS, University of Michigan Health and Retirement Study
    Description

    The University of Michigan Health and Retirement Study (HRS) is a longitudinal panel study that surveys a representative sample of more than 26,000 Americans over the age of 50 every two years. The HRS explores the changes in labor force participation and the health transitions that individuals undergo toward the end of their work lives and in the years that follow, collecting information about income,...

    Subject
    Health Care System
    Health Status
    Population Characteristics
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    Application Required
    Local Expert
    Erin Rogers
  • Framingham Heart Study

    Alternate Title(s)
    FHS
    Authors
    Vasan S. Ramachandran
    Emelia J. Benjamin
    L. Adrienne Cupples
    R. Curtis Ellison
    7 more author(s)...
    Description

    The Framingham Heart Study (FHS) is an ongoing cohort study dedicated to identifying common factors or characteristics that contribute to cardiovascular disease (CVD). It is a collaborative project of the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute and Boston University. In 1948, an original cohort of 5,209 men and women between 30 and 62 years old were recruited from Framingham, MA. An Offspring Cohort...

    Subject
    Chronic Disease
    Genomics
    Health Status
    Population Characteristics
    Risk Factors
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    Fee Required
    Application Required
    Local Expert
    Jaime Ramos-Cejudo
    Niyati Parekh
  • Women's Health Initiative

    Alternate Title(s)
    WHI
    Description

    The Women's Health Initiative (WHI) is a longitudinal national health study sponsored by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) that focuses on strategies for preventing heart disease, breast cancer, colorectal cancer, and osteoporotic fractures in postmenopausal women in the United States. The study includes data from 161,808 women aged 50-79 years old at the time of enrollment. Available...

    Subject
    Cancer
    Chronic Disease
    Genomics
    Health Status
    Mental Health
    Risk Factors
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    Local Expert
    Jeffrey S. Berger
    Lila Nachtigall
  • Nurses' Health Studies

    Alternate Title(s)
    NHS, NHS I, NHS II, NHS3, GUTS, Growing Up Today Study, GUTS
    Authors
    Frank Speizer
    Susan Hankinson
    Walter Willett
    Description

    The Nurses' Health Studies (NHS) are long-running, questionnaire-based studies on women's health. The study was initiated in 1976 with the NHS cohort. The initial studies focus on cancer, cardiovascular disease and risk factors for chronic health issues in women. The latest cohort, NH3, has been expanded to include both male and female registered nurses and nursing students. Survey and biospecimen...

    Subject
    Cancer
    Chronic Disease
    Health Status
    Population Characteristics
    Risk Factors
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    Fee Required
    Application Required
  • Action to Control Cardiovascular Risk in Diabetes Trial

    Alternate Title(s)
    ACCORD
    Description

    Action to Control Cardiovascular Risk in Diabetes (ACCORD) was a large clinical trial examining methods of lowering the rate of cardiovascular disease in adults with type two diabetes. The study was composed of three main clinical trials: an intensive lowering of blood sugar levels (Glycemia Trial), intensive lowering of blood pressure (Blood Pressure Trial), and treatment of multiple blood lipids...

    Subject
    Chronic Disease
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    Local Expert
    Lois Katz
  • Demographic and Health Surveys

    Alternate Title(s)
    DHS
    Description

    The Demographic and Health Surveys (DHS) Program overseen by the US Agency for International AID (USAID) uses nationally representative surveys, biomarker testing, and geographic location to collect data on monitoring and impact evaluation indicators for individual countries and for cross-country comparisons. Standardized DHS surveys include the Demographic and Health Survey, Service Provision Assessment,...

    Subject
    Chronic Disease
    Health Care System
    Health Status
    Infectious Disease
    Mental Health
    Population Characteristics
    Risk Factors
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    Local Expert
    Niyati Parekh
  • NYU Dataset

    NYU Women's Health Study

    Alternate Title(s)
    NYUWHS
    Authors
    Yu Chen
    Anne Zeleniuch-Jacquotte
    Alan A. Arslan
    Yelena Afanasyeva
    6 more author(s)...
    Description

    Data from the ongoing NYU Women's Health Study include biospecimens and survey data with variables concerning health conditions, reproductive history, and dietary habits. Between 1985 and 1991, the NYU Women's Health Study enrolled 14,274 women between the ages of 35 and 65 years old at the Guttman Breast Diagnostic Institute in New York City for a study of endogenous hormones, diet, and risk of breast...

    Subject
    Cancer
    Chronic Disease
    Health Status
    Population Characteristics
    Risk Factors
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    Application Required
    Author Approval Required
  • NYU Dataset

    Fecal Microbiota, Fecal Metabolome, and Colorectal Cancer Interrelations

    Authors
    Rashmi Sinha
    Jiyoung Ahn
    Joshua N. Sampson
    Jianxin Shi
    4 more author(s)...
    Description

    This dataset is a product of an investigation of microbe-metabolite relationships in the gut as a means to understand and potentially reduce colorectal cancer (CRC) risk. Microbiota and metabolomics profiling was performed on lyophilized feces from 42 colorectal cancer cases and 89 matched controls. Multivariable logistic regression was used to identify statistically independent associations with CRC....

    Subject
    Cancer
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  • Osteoarthritis Initiative

    Alternate Title(s)
    OAI
    Description

    The Osteoarthritis Initiative (OAI) was a longitudinal cohort study which investigated the natural history of knee osteoarthritis across the spectrum of the disease through the collection of imaging, biochemical, genetic, and risk markers of knee OA. Measures included knee symptoms and function (evaluated using the West Ontario and McMaster Universities Arthritis Index (WOMAC) and the Knee injury and...

    Subject
    Chronic Disease
    Health Status
    Risk Factors
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    Local Expert
    Cem Deniz
    Jonathan Samuels