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  1. Characterising sex differences of autosomal DNA methylation in whole blood using the Illumina EPIC array

    Olivia A. Grant, Yucheng Wang, Meena Kumari, et al.

    1. Medicine
    2. Science And Technology
    3. Health
    4. Biology
    5. Genetics
  2. Diurnal pattern of salivary cortisol and progression of aortic stiffness: longitudinal study

    Ai Ikeda, Andrew Steptoe, Martin Shipley, et al.

    1. Health
    2. Life Course Analysis
    3. Biology
  3. A bidirectional Mendelian randomization study to evaluate the causal role of reduced blood vitamin D levels with type 2 diabetes risk in South Asians and Europeans

    Cynthia A. Bejar, Shiwali Goyal, Shoaib Afzal, et al.

    1. Ethnic Groups
    2. Health
    3. Biology
    4. Genetics
  4. DNA methylation-based sex classifier to predict sex and identify sex chromosome aneuploidy

    Yucheng Wang, Eilis Hannon, Olivia A. Grant, et al.

    1. Biology
    2. Genetics
  5. Recalibrating the epigenetic clock: implications for assessing biological age in the human cortex

    Gemma L. Shireby, Jonathan P. Davies, Paul T. Francis, et al.

    1. Medicine
    2. Biology
    3. Genetics
  6. Discovery of rare variants associated with blood pressure regulation through meta-analysis of 1.3 million individuals

    Praveen Surendran, Elena V. Feofanova, Najim Lahrouchi, et al.

    1. Health
    2. Biology
    3. Genetics
  7. DNA methylation signature of passive smoke exposure is less pronounced than active smoking: the Understanding Society study

    Paige M. Hulls, Frank de Vocht, Yanchun Bao, et al.

    1. Drug/Alcohol Abuse
    2. Households
    3. Health
    4. Biology
    5. Genetics
  8. Understanding Society at 10 years

    Lucinda Platt, Gundi Knies, Renee Reichl Luthra, et al.

    1. Social Groups
    2. Area Effects
    3. Geography
    4. Interdisciplinarity: Social Sciences
    5. Survey Methodology
    6. Research
    7. Health
    8. Life Course Analysis
    9. Surveys
    10. Sociology
    11. Biology
    12. Genetics
    13. Covid 19
  9. Using biomarkers to predict healthcare costs: evidence from a UK household panel

    Apostolos Davillas and Stephen Pudney

    1. Economics
    2. Health
    3. Life Course Analysis
    4. Social Stratification
    5. Biology
  10. Meta-analysis of up to 622,409 individuals identifies 40 novel smoking behaviour associated genetic loci

    A. Mesut Erzurumluoglu, MengZhen Liu, Victoria E. Jackson, et al.

    1. Health
    2. Biology
    3. Genetics
  11. Fertility history and biomarkers using prospective data: evidence from the 1958 National Child Development Study

    Maria Sironi, George B. Ploubidis, and Emily Grundy

    1. Demography
    2. Childbearing: Fertility
    3. Health
    4. Life Course Analysis
    5. Biology
  12. Circulating fatty acids and risk of coronary heart disease and stroke: individual participant data meta-analysis in up to 16 126 participants

    Maria Carolina Borges, Amand Floriaan Schmidt, Barbara Jefferis, et al.

    1. Medicine
    2. Health
    3. Biology
  13. International comparisons of social differences in inflammatory markers: different patterns, same drivers?

    Meena Kumari

    1. Social Groups
    2. Economics
    3. Health
    4. Social Stratification
    5. Biology
  14. Biomarkers as precursors of disability

    Apostolos Davillas and Stephen Pudney

    1. Disability
    2. Health
    3. Life Course Analysis
    4. Biology
  15. Ex ante inequality of opportunity in health, decomposition and distributional analysis of biomarkers

    Apostolos Davillas and Andrew M. Jones

    1. Economics
    2. Health
    3. Biology
  16. Systematic underestimation of the epigenetic clock and age acceleration in older subjects

    Louis Y. El Khoury, Tyler Gorrie-Stone, Melissa Smart, et al.

    1. Older People
    2. Life Course Analysis
    3. Biology
    4. Genetics
  17. Phenome-wide association analysis of LDL-cholesterol lowering genetic variants in PCSK9

    Amand F. Schmidt, Michael V. Holmes, David Preiss, et al.

    1. Health
    2. Biology
    3. Genetics
  18. Associations of autozygosity with a broad range of human phenotypes

    David W. Clark, Yukinori Okada, Kristjan H.S. Moore, et al.

    1. Childbearing: Fertility
    2. Biology
    3. Genetics
  19. The transferability of lipid loci across African, Asian and European cohorts

    Karoline Kuchenbaecker, Nikita Telkar, Theresa Reiker, et al.

    1. Medicine
    2. Demography
    3. Ethnic Groups
    4. Health
    5. Biology
    6. Genetics
  20. Are flexible work arrangements associated with lower levels of chronic stress-related biomarkers? A study of 6025 employees in the UK Household Longitudinal Study

    Tarani Chandola, Cara L. Booker, Meena Kumari, et al.

    1. Sociology Of Labour
    2. Labour Market
    3. Well Being
    4. Health
    5. Caregiving
    6. Biology
  21. Early-life inequalities and biological ageing: a multisystem Biological Health Score approach in Understanding Society

    Maryam Karimi, Raphaële Castagné, Cyrille Delpierre, et al.

    1. Health
    2. Life Course Analysis
    3. Social Stratification
    4. Biology
  22. The association between self-rated health and underlying biomarker levels is modified by age, gender, and household income: evidence from Understanding Society – the UK Household Longitudinal Study

    M. Pia Chaparro, Amanda Hughes, Meena Kumari, et al.

    1. Social Groups
    2. Demography
    3. Income Dynamics
    4. Health
    5. Biology
  23. Publisher Correction: Protein-altering variants associated with body mass index implicate pathways that control energy intake and expenditure in obesity

    Valérie Turcot, Yingchang Lu, Heather M. Highland, et al.

    1. Medicine
    2. Science And Technology
    3. Health
    4. Biology
    5. Genetics
  24. Trans-ethnic association study of blood pressure determinants in over 750,000 individuals

    Ayush Giri, Jacklyn N. Hellwege, Jacob M. Keaton, et al.

    1. Ethnic Groups
    2. Health
    3. Biology
    4. Genetics
  25. Dysregulation of the hypothalamic pituitary adrenal (HPA) axis and cognitive capability at older ages: individual participant meta-analysis of five cohorts

    Michael Gardner, Stafford Lightman, Diana Kuh, et al.

    1. Older People
    2. Psychology
    3. Health
    4. Biology
  26. Assessing the robustness of sisVIVE in a Mendelian randomization study to estimate the causal effect of body mass index on income using multiple SNPs from Understanding Society

    Yanchun Bao, Paul Clarke, Melissa Smart, et al.

    1. Income Dynamics
    2. Biology
    3. Genetics
  27. Genetic studies of accelerometer-based sleep measures yield new insights into human sleep behaviour

    Samuel E. Jones, Vincent T. van Hees, Diego R. Mazzotti, et al.

    1. Health
    2. Biology
    3. Genetics
  28. Assessing potential shared genetic aetiology between body mass index and sleep duration in 142,209 individuals

    Victoria Garfield, Ghazaleh Fatemifar, Caroline Dale, et al.

    1. Science And Technology
    2. Health
    3. Biology
    4. Genetics
  29. Genetic landscape of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease identifies heterogeneous cell-type and phenotype associations

    Phuwanat Sakornsakolpat, Dmitry Prokopenko, Maxime Lamontagne, et al.

    1. Drug/Alcohol Abuse
    2. Health
    3. Biology
    4. Genetics
  30. New genetic signals for lung function highlight pathways and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease associations across multiple ancestries

    Nick Shrine, Anna L. Guyatt, A. Mesut Erzurumluoglu, et al.

    1. Health
    2. Biology
    3. Genetics

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