Publications – Meta-Analysis and Reviews

Alexander DD, Miller PE, Vargas A, Weed DL, Cohen S. Meta-analysis of egg consumption and risk of coronary heart disease and stroke. J Am Coll Nutr. 2016. [Epub ahead of print].

Alexander DD, Weed DL. On the need for improved methodologic quality of published reviews. Am J Clin Nutr. 2016 Mar;103(3):683-4.

Alexander DD, Bylsma LC, Vargas AJ, Cohen SS, Doucette A, Mohamed M, Irvin SR, Miller PE, Watson H, Fryzek JP. 2016. Dairy consumption and CVD: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Br J Nutr 115:737-750.

Garabrant DH, Alexander DD, Miller PE, Fryzek JP, Boffetta P, Teta MJ, Hessel PA, Craven VA, Kelsh MA, Goodman M. Mesothelioma among Motor Vehicle Mechanics: An Updated Review and Meta-analysis. Ann Occup Hyg. 2016 Jan;60(1):8-26.

Bylsma LC, Alexander DD. A review and meta-analysis of prospective studies of red and processed meat, meat cooking methods, heme iron, heterocyclic amines and prostate cancer. Nutr J. 2015 Dec 21;14(1):125.

Weaver CM, Alexander DD, Boushey CJ, Dawson-Hughes B, Lappe JM, LeBoff MS, Liu S, Looker AC, Wallace TC, Wang DD. Calcium plus vitamin D supplementation and risk of fractures: an updated meta-analysis from the National Osteoporosis Foundation. Osteoporos Int. 2015 Oct 28.

Alexander DD, Weed DL, Miller PE, Mohamed MA. Red Meat and Colorectal Cancer: A Quantitative Update on the State of the Epidemiologic Science. J Am Coll Nutr 2015 Nov-Dec;34(6):521-43.

Hedgeman E, Lipworth L, Lowe K, Saran R, Do T, and Fryzek J, International Burden of Chronic Kidney Disease and Secondary Hyperparathyroidism: A Systematic Review of the Literature and Available Data, International Journal of Nephrology, vol. 2015.

Alexander DD, Bassett JK, Weed DL, Barrett EC, Watson H, Harris W. Meta-Analysis of Long-Chain Omega-3 Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids (LComega-3PUFA) and Prostate Cancer. Nutr Cancer. 2015;67(4):543-54.

Yurko-Mauro K, Alexander DD, Van Elswyk ME. 2015. Docosahexaenoic Acid and Adult Memory: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. PLoS One 10:1-18.

Cohen SS, Sadoff MM, Jiang X, Fryzek JP, Garabrant DH. A review and meta-analysis of cancer risks in relation to Portland cement exposure. Occup Environ Med. 2014 Nov;71(11):796-802.

Cohen SS, Park Y, Signorello LB, Patel AV, Boggs DA, Kolonel LN, Kitahara CM, Knutsen SF, Gillanders E, Monroe KR, Berrington de GA, Bethea TN, Black A, Fraser G, Gapstur S, Hartge P, Matthews CE, Park SY, Purdue MP, Singh P, Harvey C, Blot WJ, Palmer JR. 2014. A Pooled Analysis of Body Mass Index and Mortality among African Americans. PLoS One 9:e111980.

Tsuji JS, Perez V, Garry MR, Alexander DD. Association of low-level arsenic exposure in drinking water with cardiovascular disease: A systematic review and risk assessment. Toxicology. 2014 Sep 2;323:78-94.

Steinbeck MJ, Toth J, Alexander DD, Kurtz SM. Which Design and Biomaterial Factors Affect Clinical Wear Performance of Total Disc Replacements? A Systematic Review. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2014 Jul 8

Miller, PE, Alexander, DD, Weed, DL. Uncertainty of Results in Nutritional Epidemiology. Nutrition Today: May/June 2014, Volume 49, Issue 3, p 147-152.

Schmier JK, Miller PE, Levine JA, Perez V, Maki KC, Rains TM, Devareddy L, Sanders LM, Alexander DD. Cost savings of reduced constipation rates attributed to increased dietary fiber intakes: a decision-analytic model. BMC Public Health. 2014 Apr 17;14:374.

Tsuji JS, Alexander DD, Perez V, Mink PJ. Arsenic exposure and bladder cancer: quantitative assessment of studies in human populations to detect risks at low doses. Toxicology. 2014 Mar 20;317:17-30.

Miller PE, Van Elswyk M, Alexander DD. Long-Chain Omega-3 Fatty Acids Eicosapentaenoic Acid and Docosahexaenoic Acid and Blood Pressure: A Meta-Analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials. Am J Hypertens. 2014 Jul;27(7):885-96.

Miller PE, Alexander DD, Perez V. Effects of whey protein and resistance exercise on body composition: A meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials. J Am Coll Nutr. 2014;33(2):163-75.

Tsuji JS, Alexander DD, Perez V, Mink PJ. Arsenic exposure and bladder cancer: Quantitative assessment of studies in human populations to detect risks at low doses. Toxicology. 2014 Jan 21;317C:17-30.

Goswami E, Craven V, Dahlstrom DL, Alexander D, Mowat F. Domestic asbestos exposure: a review of epidemiologic and exposure data. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2013 Oct 31;10(11):5629-70.

Alexander DD. No association between meat intake and mortality in Asian countries. Am J Clin Nutr 2013 Oct; 98(4):865–866.

Miller PE, Rolfes MA. Supply of Neuraminidase Inhibitors Related to Reduced Influenza A (H1N1) Mortality during the 2009-2010 H1N1 Pandemic: A Review of an Ecological Study. Influenza Other Respir Viruses. 2013 Sep;7 Suppl 2:82-86.

Alexander DD, Bailey WH, Perez V, Mitchell ME, Su S. Air ions and respiratory function outcomes: A comprehensive review. J Negat Results Biomed 2013 Sep 9; 12(1):14

Moulard O, Mehta J, Fryzek J, Olivares R, Iqbal U, Mesa RA. Epidemiology of myelofibrosis, essential thrombocythemia, and polycythemia vera in the European Union. Eur J Haematol. 2013 Dec 24.

Grubbs V, Plantinga LC, Tuot DS, Hedgeman E, Saran R, Saydah S, Rolka D, Powe  NR; Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CKD Surveillance Team. Americans’ use of dietary supplements that are potentially harmful in CKD. Am J Kidney Dis. 2013 May;61(5):739-47.

Alexander DD, Weed DL, Chang ET, Miller PE, Mohamed MA, Elkayam L. A systematic review of multivitamin-multimineral use and cardiovascular disease and cancer incidence and total mortality. J Am Coll Nutr. 2013;32(5):339-54.

Mitchell ME, Lowe K, Fryzek J. A multisource approach to improving epidemiologic estimates: application to global B-cell malignancies. ISRN Oncol. 2012;2012:129713.

Alexander DD, Weed DL, Mink PJ, Mitchell ME. A weight-of-evidence review of colorectal cancer in pesticide applicators: The agricultural health study and other epidemiologic studies. Int Arch Occup Environ Health 2012 Oct; 85(7):715–745.

Deuson R, Danese M, Mathias SD, Schoonen M, Fryzek J. The burden of immune thrombocytopenia in adults: evaluation of the thrombopoietin receptor agonist romiplostim. J Med Econ. 2012;15(5):956-76.

Boffetta P, Fryzek JP, Mandel JS. Occupational exposure to beryllium and cancer risk: a review of the epidemiologic evidence. Crit Rev Toxicol. 2012 Feb;42(2):107-18.

Alexander DD, Weed DL, Cushing CA, Lowe KA. Meta-analysis of prospective studies of red meat consumption and colorectal cancer. Eur J Cancer Prev 2011 Jul; 20(4):293–307.

Grams ME, Plantinga LC, Hedgeman E, Saran R, Myers GL, Williams DE, Powe NR; CDC CKD Surveillance Team. Validation of CKD and related conditions in existing data sets: A systematic review. Am J Kidney Dis. 2011 Jan;57(1):44-54.

Alexander DD, Mink PJ, Cushing CA, Sceurman B. A review and meta-analysis of prospective studies of red and processed meat intake and prostate cancer. Nutr J 2010 Nov 2; 9:50.

Alexander DD, Morimoto L, Mink PJ, Cushing CA. A review and meta-analysis of red and processed meat consumption and breast cancer. Nutr Res Rev 2010 Dec; 23(2):349–365

Alexander DD, Cabana MD. Partially hydrolyzed 100% whey protein infant formula and reduced risk of atopic dermatitis: a meta-analysis. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 2010 Apr; 50(4):422–430.

Alexander DD, Schmitt DF, Tran N, Barraj L, Cushing CA. Partially hydrolyzed 100% whey protein infant formula and atopic dermatitis risk reduction: A systematic review of the literature. Nutr Rev 2010 Apr; 68(4):232–245.

Alexander DD, Morimoto L, Mink PJ, Lowe KA. Summary and meta-analysis of prospective studies of animal fat intake and breast cancer. Nutr Res Rev 2010 Feb; 25:1–11.

Alexander DD, Wagner ME. Benzene exposure and Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma: A meta-analysis of epidemiologic studies. J Occup Environ Med 2010 Feb; 52(2):169–89.

Saran R, Hedgeman E, Huseini M, Stack A, Shahinian V. Surveillance of chronic kidney disease around the world: tracking and reining in a global problem. Adv Chronic Kidney Dis. 2010 May;17(3):271-81.

Kelsh MA, Alexander DD, Mink PJ, Mandel JH. Occupational trichloroethylene exposure and kidney cancer: A meta-analysis. Epidemiology 2010 Jan; 21(1):95–102.

Salay E, Garabrant D. Polychlorinated biphenyls and thyroid hormones in adults: a systematic review appraisal of epidemiological studies. Chemosphere. 2009 Mar;74(11):1413-9.

Cohen SS, Palmieri RT, Nyante SJ, Koralek DO, Kim S, Bradshaw P, Olshan AF. Obesity and screening for breast, cervical, and colorectal cancer in women: a review. Cancer. 2008 May 1;112(9):1892-904.

Alexander DD, Cushing CA, Lowe KA, Sceurman B, Roberts MA. Meta-analysis of animal fat or animal protein intake and colorectal cancer. Am J Clin Nutr 2009; 89(5):1402–1409.

Alexander DD, Waterbor J, Hughes T, Funkhouser E, Grizzle W, Manne U. Racial disparities in colorectal cancer mortality and survival by data source: an epidemiologic review. Cancer Biomark 2007; 3(6):301–13.

Alexander DD, Kelsh MA, Mink PJ, Mandel JS, Basu R, Weingart M. A meta-analysis of occupational trichloroethylene exposure and liver cancer. Int Arch Occup Environ Health 2007 Nov; 81(2):127–143.

Alexander DD, Mink PJ, Adami HO, Cole P, Mandel JS, Oken MM, Trichopoulos D. Multiple myeloma: a review of the epidemiologic literature. Int J Cancer 2007; 120 Suppl 12:40-61.

Alexander DD, Mink PJ, Adami HO, Chang ET, Cole P, Mandel JS, Trichopoulos D. The non-Hodgkin’s lymphomas: a review of the epidemiologic literature. Int J Cancer 2007; 120 Suppl 12:1-39.

Goodman M, Teta MJ, Hessel PA, Garabrant DH, Craven VA, Scrafford CG, Kelsh MA. Mesothelioma and lung cancer among motor vehicle mechanics: a meta-analysis. Ann Occup Hyg. 2004 Jun;48(4):309-26.

Garabrant DH, Philbert MA. Review of 2,4-dichlorophenoxyacetic acid (2,4-D) epidemiology and toxicology. Crit Rev Toxicol. 2002 Jul;32(4):233-57.