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    • Dairy intake in relation to breast and pubertal development in chilean girls 

      Gaskins, Audrey J.; Pereira Scalabrino, Ana; Quintiliano Scarpelli, Daiana; Shepherd, John A.; Uauy Dagach-Imbarack, Ricardo; Corvalán Aguilar, Camila; Michels, Karin B. (American Society for Nutrition, 2017-05-01)
      Background: Frequent dairy consumption in childhood has been related to higher growth-hormone concentrations that may affect mammary gland and pubertal development. Objective: We evaluated the relation of dairy intake ...
    • Determinants of volumetric breast density in Chilean premenopausal women 

      Pereira, Ana; Garmendia Miguel, María Luisa; Uauy Dagach-Imbarack, Ricardo; Neira, Paulina; López Arana, Sandra; Malkov, Serghei; Shepherd, John (Springer New York LLC, 2017)
      © 2017, Springer Science+Business Media New York. Purpose: High mammographic breast density (BD) is a strong risk factor of breast cancer; however, little is known in women under 40 years of age. Recently, dual-energy X-ray ...
    • Faster ticking rate of the epigenetic clock is associated with faster pubertal development in girls 

      Binder, Alexandra M.; Corvalán Aguilar, Camila; Mericq, Verónica; Pereira Scalabrino, Ana; Santos, José Luis; Horvath, Steve; Shepherd, John; Michels, Karin B. (Taylor & Francis, 2018)
      Epigenetic age is an indicator of biological aging, capturing the impact of environmental and behavioral influences across time on cellular function. Deviance between epigenetic age and chronological age (AgeAccel) is a ...
    • Inverse association between estrogen receptor-α DNA methylation and breast composition in adolescent Chilean girls 

      Binder, Alexandra M.; Stiemsma, Leah T.; Keller, Kristen; Van Otterdijk, Sanne D.; Mericq, Verónica; Pereira, Ana; Santos, José Luis; Shepherd, John; Michels, Karin B. (BioMed Central Ltd., 2018)
      © 2018 The Author(s). Background: Estrogen receptor-α (ER-α) is a transcriptional regulator, which mediates estrogen-dependent breast development, as well as breast tumorigenesis. The influence of epigenetic regulation of ...