Fang Fang Zhang
Affiliation: Tufts University
Zhang F, Driban J, Lo G, Price L, Booth S, Eaton C, et al
. Vitamin D deficiency is associated with progression of knee osteoarthritis. J Nutr. 2014;144:2002-8 pubmed publisher
..2; 95%CI: 1.2, 8.4). Our results suggest that individuals deficient in vitamin D have an increased risk of knee osteoarthritis progression. ..
Shams White M, Kelly M, Gilhooly C, Liu S, Must A, Parsons S, et al
. Food craving and obesity in survivors of pediatric ALL and lymphoma. Appetite. 2016;96:1-6 pubmed publisher
..The role of food craving in shaping eating behavior and obesity risk needs to be further evaluated in a large cohort of childhood cancer survivors. ..
Zhang F, Parsons S. Obesity in Childhood Cancer Survivors: Call for Early Weight Management. Adv Nutr. 2015;6:611-9 pubmed publisher
..Promoting family-based healthy lifestyles, preferably at a sensitive window of unhealthy weight gain, is a priority for preventing the early onset of obesity and cardiometabolic conditions in childhood cancer survivors. ..
Zhang F, Al Hooti S, Al Zenki S, Alomirah H, Jamil K, Rao A, et al
. Vitamin D deficiency is associated with high prevalence of diabetes in Kuwaiti adults: results from a national survey. BMC Public Health. 2016;16:100 pubmed publisher
..Associations of low vitamin D status and high prevalence of diabetes point to the need of continuous monitoring of vitamin D status and further evaluating potential health consequences in this high-risk population. ..
Zhang F, Cardarelli R, CARROLL J, Fulda K, Kaur M, Gonzalez K, et al
. Significant differences in global genomic DNA methylation by gender and race/ethnicity in peripheral blood. Epigenetics. 2011;6:623-9 pubmed
..Global leukocyte DNA methylation differs by gender and race/ethnicity, suggesting these variables need to be taken into consideration in studies of global DNA methylation as an epigenetic marker for cancer. ..
Zhang F, Santella R, Wolff M, Kappil M, Markowitz S, Morabia A. White blood cell global methylation and IL-6 promoter methylation in association with diet and lifestyle risk factors in a cancer-free population. Epigenetics. 2012;7:606-14 pubmed publisher
..The long-term consequence of folate fortification on DNA methylation needs to be further evaluated in longitudinal settings. ..
Zhang F, Ojha R, Krull K, Gibson T, Lu L, Lanctot J, et al
. Adult Survivors of Childhood Cancer Have Poor Adherence to Dietary Guidelines. J Nutr. 2016;146:2497-2505 pubmed
..02). Long-term childhood cancer survivors have poor adherence to the 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans. Findings reinforce the need to incorporate nutrition into cancer care to improve diet quality and to reduce morbidities. ..
Zhang F, Kelly M, Must A. Early Nutrition and Physical Activity Interventions in Childhood Cancer Survivors. Curr Obes Rep. 2017;6:168-177 pubmed publisher
..Interventions with a longer duration and follow-up are needed to assess the timing and sustainability of the intervention effect. Lifestyle interventions introduced early in cancer care are both safe and feasible. ..
Zhang F, Cardarelli R, CARROLL J, Zhang S, Fulda K, Gonzalez K, et al
. Physical activity and global genomic DNA methylation in a cancer-free population. Epigenetics. 2011;6:293-9 pubmed
..24, 95%CI:-0.93, 3.40). There were some suggestions of a positive association between physical activity and global genomic DNA methylation in non-Hispanics (?=1.50, 95%CI: -0.08, 3.08) that warrants further investigation. ..