This page provides study documentation for BA8. For description of the specimen results, see Specimen Results Description (open to public). Data sets of the specimen results are included in the existing WHI datasets located on the WHI Data on this site (sign in and a completed Data Distribution Agreement are required; see details on the Data site).
Investigator Names and Contact Information
Alice Lichtenstein, D.Sc., Tufts University, Boston, MA
Dr. Lichtenstein and colleagues will determine the value of selected nutrient biomarker plasma concentrations (trans fatty acids, very long chain omega-3 fatty acids, phylloquinone, dihydrophylloquinone) in women who participated in the WHI Observational Study and died of CHD. The predictive value of these data relative to self-reported food intake will also be assessed. The results of this work will be of value in defining optimal approaches to evaluating the impact of dietary patterns on CHD risk in large groups of individuals.
Some of the publications related to this ancillary study are: 1151.
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