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Displaying Publications 61 - 90 of 93 in total

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  1. Effect of smoking on physical and cognitive capability in later life: a multicohort study using observational and genetic approaches

    Teri-Louise North, Tom M. Palmer, Sarah J. Lewis, et al.

    1. Older People
    2. Medicine
    3. Health
    4. Biology
  2. Role of a functional polymorphism in the F2R gene promoter in sarcoidosis

    Manuela Platé, Phillippa J. Lawson, Michael R. Hill, et al.

    1. Medicine
    2. Health
    3. Biology
  3. Functional analysis of a carotid intima-media thickness locus implicates BCAR1 and suggests a causal variant

    Freya Boardman-Pretty, Andrew J. P. Smith, Jackie Cooper, et al.

    1. Medicine
    2. Health
    3. Biology
  4. The influence of age and sex on genetic associations with adult body size and shape: a large-scale genome-wide interaction study

    Thomas W. Winkler, Anne E. Justice, Mariaelisa Graff, et al.

    1. Medicine
    2. Science And Technology
    3. Research
    4. Health
    5. Biology
  5. Work-family life courses and markers of stress and inflammation in mid-life: evidence from the National Child Development Study

    Rebecca E. Lacey, Amanda Sacker, Meena Kumari, et al.

    1. Medicine
    2. Health
    3. Life Course Analysis
    4. Biology
  6. Heavier smoking may lead to a relative increase in waist circumference: evidence for a causal relationship from a Mendelian randomisation meta-analysis. The CARTA consortium

    Richard W. Morris, Amy E. Taylor, Meg E. Fluharty, et al.

    1. Medicine
    2. Health
    3. Biology
  7. Sex‐specific effects of adiponectin on carotid intima‐media thickness and incident cardiovascular disease

    Jonas Persson, Rona J. Strawbridge, Olga McLeod, et al.

    1. Medicine
    2. Health
    3. Biology
  8. Elevated inflammatory biomarkers during unemployment: modification by age and country in the UK

    Amanda Hughes, Anne McMunn, Mel Bartley, et al.

    1. Medicine
    2. Unemployment
    3. Well Being
    4. Health
    5. Biology
  9. Sixty-five common genetic variants and prediction of type 2 diabetes

    Philippa J. Talmud, Jackie A. Cooper, Richard W. Morris, et al.

    1. Medicine
    2. Health
    3. Biology
  10. Adult height, coronary heart disease and stroke: a multi-locus Mendelian randomization meta-analysis

    Eveline Nuesch, Caroline Dale, Tom M. Palmer, et al.

    1. Medicine
    2. Health
    3. Biology
  11. Is the adiposity-associated FTO gene variant related to all-cause mortality independent of adiposity? Meta-analysis of data from 169,551 Caucasian adults

    E. Zimmermann, L. H. Ängquist, S. S. Mirza, et al.

    1. Medicine
    2. Health
    3. Biology
  12. Would raising the total cholesterol diagnostic cut-off from 7.5 mmol/L to 9.3 mmol/L improve detection rate of patients with monogenic familial hypercholesterolaemia?

    M. Futema, Meena Kumari, C. Boustred, et al.

    1. Medicine
    2. Health
    3. Biology
  13. Mendelian randomization of blood lipids for coronary heart disease

    Michael V. Holmes, Folkert W. Asselbergs, Tom M. Palmer, et al.

    1. Medicine
    2. Health
    3. Biology
  14. Genetic studies of body mass index yield new insights for obesity biology

    Adam E. Locke, Bratati Kahali, Sonja I. Berndt, et al.

    1. Medicine
    2. Health
    3. Biology
  15. New genetic loci link adipose and insulin biology to body fat distribution

    Dmitry Shungin, Thomas W. Winkler, Damien C. Croteau-Chonka, et al.

    1. Medicine
    2. Health
    3. Biology
  16. HMG-coenzyme A reductase inhibition, type 2 diabetes, and bodyweight: evidence from genetic analysis and randomised trials

    Daniel I. Swerdlow, David Preiss, Karoline B. Kuchenbaecker, et al.

    1. Medicine
    2. Health
    3. Biology
  17. The effect of Renin Angiotensin System genetic variants in acute pancreatitis

    James R. A. Skipworth, Rian M. Nijmeijer, Hjalmar C. van Santvoort, et al.

    1. Medicine
    2. Health
    3. Biology
  18. Genetic determinants of circulating interleukin-1 receptor antagonist levels and their association with glycemic traits

    Christian Herder, Marja-Liisa Nuotio, Sonia Shah, et al.

    1. Medicine
    2. Health
    3. Biology
  19. Association of diurnal patterns in salivary cortisol with type 2 diabetes in the Whitehall II study

    Ruth A. Hackett, Andrew Steptoe, and Meena Kumari

    1. Medicine
    2. Health
    3. Biology
  20. Stratification by smoking status reveals an association of CHRNA5-A3-B4 genotype with Body Mass Index in never smokers

    Amy E. Taylor, Richard W. Morris, Meg E. Fluharty, et al.

    1. Medicine
    2. Health
    3. Biology
  21. A non-linear association between self-reported negative emotional response to stress and subsequent allostatic load: prospective results from the Whitehall II Cohort Study

    Nadya Dich, Stacey N. Doan, Mika Kivimäki, et al.

    1. Psychology
    2. Medicine
    3. Well Being
    4. Health
    5. Life Course Analysis
    6. Biology
  22. A systematic review and meta-analysis of 130,000 individuals shows smoking does not modify the association of APOE genotype on risk of coronary heart disease

    Michael V. Holmes, Ruth Frikke-Schmidt, Daniela Melis, et al.

    1. Medicine
    2. Health
    3. Biology
  23. No evidence of a longitudinal association between diurnal cortisol patterns and cognition

    Archana Singh-Manoux, Aline Dugravot, Alexis Elbaz, et al.

    1. Older People
    2. Medicine
    3. Health
    4. Biology
  24. Alcohol consumption and cognitive performance: a Mendelian randomization study

    Meena Kumari, Michael V. Holmes, Caroline E. Dale, et al.

    1. Drug/Alcohol Abuse
    2. Medicine
    3. Health
    4. Surveys
    5. Biology
  25. Association of vitamin D status with arterial blood pressure and hypertension risk: a mendelian randomisation study

    Karani S. Vimaleswaran, Alana Cavadino, Diane J. Berry, et al.

    1. Medicine
    2. Health
    3. Biology
  26. Impact of a functional polymorphism in the PAR-1 gene promoter in COPD and COPD exacerbations

    Manuela Platé, Phillippa J. Lawson, Michael R. Hill, et al.

    1. Medicine
    2. Health
    3. Biology
  27. Genetic association study of QT interval highlights role for calcium signaling pathways in myocardial repolarization

    Dan E. Arking, Sara L. Pulit, Lia Crotti, et al.

    1. Medicine
    2. Health
    3. Biology
  28. Association between alcohol and cardiovascular disease: Mendelian randomisation analysis based on individual participant data

    Michael V. Holmes, Caroline E. Dale, Luisa Zuccolo, et al.

    1. Drug/Alcohol Abuse
    2. Medicine
    3. Health
    4. Biology
  29. Associations between APOE and low-density lipoprotein cholesterol genotypes and cognitive and physical capability: the HALCyon programme

    Tamuno Alfred, Yoav Ben-Shlomo, Rachel Cooper, et al.

    1. Older People
    2. Medicine
    3. Well Being
    4. Health
    5. Biology
  30. Investigating the possible causal association of smoking with depression and anxiety using Mendelian randomisation meta-analysis: the CARTA consortium

    Amy E. Taylor, Meg E. Fluharty, Johan H. Bjørngaard, et al.

    1. Medicine
    2. Well Being
    3. Health
    4. Biology

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