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  • New York City Health and Nutrition Examination Study

    Alternate Title(s)
    NYC HANES
    Authors
    Lorna 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
    Health Status
    Population Characteristics
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    Free to All
    Local Expert
    Bonnie Kerker
    Rania Kanchi
  • 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
    Health Status
    Risk Factors
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    Application Required
    Local Expert
    Jeffrey Berger
    Lila Nachtigall
  • 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
    Health Status
    Population Characteristics
    Risk Factors
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    Fee Required
    Application Required
    Local Expert
    Joel Salinas
    Niyati Parekh
  • Atherosclerosis Risk in Community Study

    Alternate Title(s)
    ARIC
    Description

    The Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) Study is a prospective longitudinal epidemiological study conducted in four U.S. communities in North Carolina, Massachusetts, Maryland, and Minnesota. ARIC is designed to investigate the causes of atherosclerosis and its clinical outcomes, and variations in cardiovascular risk factors, medical care, and disease by race, gender, location, and date. ARIC...

    Subject
    Health Care System
    Population Characteristics
    Quality of Health Care
    Risk Factors
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    Fee Required
    Application Required
    Local Expert
    Saul Blecker
  • 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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    Application Required
    Local Expert
    Lois Katz
  • NYU Dataset

    Syndemic Production among Emergent Adult Men: P18 Cohort Study

    Authors
    Perry Halkitis
    Farzana Kapadia
    Description

    This ongoing prospective cohort study examines a wide range of individual, social and structural factors as predictors of risk and resilience for behavioral outcomes (e.g., substance use and sexual activity), mental health conditions (e.g., depression, anxiety) and biological outcomes (e.g., HIV seroconversion, viral and bacterial STIs) in a NYC metropolitan area based sample of emerging adult men....

    Subject
    Mental Health
    Population Characteristics
    Risk Factors
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    Author Approval Required
  • NYU Dataset

    Asian American Partnership in Research and Empowerment

    Alternate Title(s)
    AsPIRE
    Authors
    Chau Trinh-Shevrin
    Nadia S. Islam
    Laura Wyatt
    Description

    Project AsPIRE (Asian American Partnership in Research and Endowment) was a community-based participatory research program designed to develop, test, and evaluate a community health worker model designed to reduce cardiovascular disease and hypertension disparities among Filipino Americans living in New York and New Jersey. The project consisted of a pilot intervention and a 4-month full intervention....

    Subject
    Chronic Disease
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    Application Required
  • Jackson Heart Study

    Alternate Title(s)
    JHS
    Description

    The Jackson Heart Study (JHS) is a population-based longitudinal study based in Jackson, Mississippi that investigates risk factors for cardiovascular disease among African Americans. It is a collaborative research project by the University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson State University, and Tougaloo College. The primary objective is to investigate environmental and genetic factors associated...

    Subject
    Chronic Disease
    Population Characteristics
    Risk Factors
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    Free to All
    Application Required
    Local Expert
    Tanya Spruill
  • NYU Dataset

    Reaching Immigrants through Community Empowerment

    Alternate Title(s)
    Project RICE
    Authors
    Nadia S. Islam
    Jennifer M. Zanowiak
    Laura Wyatt
    Description

    Project RICE was a five-year, community-driven initiative to promote diabetes prevention among Korean and South Asian American immigrants at risk for diabetes in New York City using a community health worker (CHW) model approach. Project RICE consisted of two phases, a descriptive study completed in 2010 that informed the design of the pilot intervention and the intervention itself. The descriptive...

    Subject
    Chronic Disease
    Population Characteristics
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    Application Required
  • NYU Dataset

    Varenicline Effects on Smoking, Cognition, and Psychiatric Symptoms in Schizophrenia

    Authors
    Robert C. Smith
    Revital Amiaz
    Tian-Mei Si
    Lawrence Maayan
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    Description

    Schizophrenic patients have a high rate of smoking and cognitive deficits which may be related to a decreased number or responsiveness of nicotinic receptors in their brains. Varenicline is a partial nicotinic agonist which is effects as an anti-smoking drug in cigarette smokers, although concerns have been raised about potential psychiatric side-effects. This data is from a double-blind placebo controlled...

    Subject
    Chronic Disease
    Mental Health
    Risk Factors
    Timeframe
    2012
    Access Rights
    Free to All