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  1. Informal caregiving and diurnal patterns of salivary cortisol: results from the Whitehall II cohort study

    Jesper Mortensen, Nadya Dich, Alice Jessie Clark, et al.

    1. Health
    2. Caregiving
    3. Biology
  2. Testosterone, risk, and socioeconomic position in British men: exploring causal directionality

    Amanda Hughes and Meena Kumari

    1. Social Stratification
    2. Biology
    3. Genetics
  3. Exome chip meta-analysis fine maps causal variants and elucidates the genetic architecture of rare coding variants in smoking and alcohol use

    David M. Brazel, Yu Jiang, Jordan M. Hughey, et al.

    1. Drug/Alcohol Abuse
    2. Medicine
    3. Science And Technology
    4. Psychiatry
    5. Health
    6. Biology
    7. Genetics
  4. 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
  5. Socioeconomic position and DNA methylation age acceleration across the lifecourse

    Amanda Hughes, Melissa Smart, Tyler Gorrie-Stone, et al.

    1. Health
    2. Life Course Analysis
    3. Social Stratification
    4. Biology
    5. Genetics
  6. Leveraging DNA-methylation quantitative-trait loci to characterize the relationship between methylomic variation, gene expression, and complex traits

    Eilis Hannon, Tyler J. Gorrie-Stone, Melissa Smart, et al.

    1. Science And Technology
    2. Research
    3. Health
    4. Biology
    5. Genetics
  7. Social support and trajectories of body mass index and waist to hip ratio from mid-adulthood to old age

    Urszula Tymoszuk, Meena Kumari, Rachel Batterham, et al.

    1. Older People
    2. Social Networks
    3. Psychology
    4. Health
    5. Life Course Analysis
    6. Biology
  8. Parametric models for biomarkers based on flexible size distributions

    Apostolos Davillas and Andrew M. Jones

    1. Statistical Mathematics
    2. Health
    3. Surveys
    4. Biology
  9. Gene discovery and polygenic prediction from a genome-wide association study of educational attainment in 1.1 million individuals

    James J. Lee, Robbee Wedow, Aysu Okbay, et al.

    1. Education
    2. Biology
    3. Genetics
  10. Age modification of the relationship between C-reactive protein and fatigue: findings from Understanding Society (UKHLS)

    Amanda Hughes and Meena Kumari

    1. Medicine
    2. Health
    3. Biology
  11. Neighborhood deprivation and biomarkers of health in Britain: the mediating role of the physical environment

    M. Pia Chaparro, Michaela Benzeval, Elizabeth Richardson, et al.

    1. Area Effects
    2. Geography
    3. Health
    4. Biology
  12. Social patterning in grip strength and in its association with age; a cross sectional analysis using the UK Household Longitudinal Study (UKHLS)

    Caroline Carney and Michaela Benzeval

    1. Medicine
    2. Health
    3. Life Course Analysis
    4. Social Stratification
    5. Biology
  13. Better governance, better access: practising responsible data sharing in the METADAC governance infrastructure

    Madeleine J. Murtagh, Mwenza T. Blell, Olly W. Butters, et al.

    1. Medicine
    2. Science And Technology
    3. Research
    4. Surveys
    5. Biology
    6. Genetics
  14. The effect of age and gender on the genetic regulation of serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D - the FIN-D2D population-based study

    Maija E. Miettinen, Melissa Smart, Leena Kinnunen, et al.

    1. Biology
    2. Genetics
  15. Leveraging DNA methylation quantitative trait loci to characterize the relationship between methylomic variation, gene expression and complex traits

    Eilis Hannon, Tyler J. Gorrie-Stone, Melissa Smart, et al.

    1. Science And Technology
    2. Research
    3. Health
    4. Biology
    5. Genetics
  16. Retirement and socioeconomic differences in diurnal cortisol: longitudinal evidence from a cohort of British civil servants

    Tarani Chandola, Patrick Rouxel, Michael G. Marmot, et al.

    1. Older People
    2. Labour Market
    3. Health
    4. Life Course Analysis
    5. Social Stratification
    6. Biology
  17. 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
  18. Concordance of health states in couples: analysis of self-reported, nurse administered and blood-based biomarker data in the UK Understanding Society panel

    Apostolos Davillas and Stephen Pudney

    1. Medicine
    2. Economics
    3. Health
    4. Biology
  19. Gene-environment interactions between education and body mass: evidence from the UK and Finland

    Vikesh Amin, Petri Böckerman, Jutta Viinikainen, et al.

    1. Education
    2. Health
    3. Biology
    4. Genetics
  20. Metabolic profiling of adiponectin levels in adults Mendelian randomization analysis

    Maria Carolina Borges, Aluísio J.D. Barros, Diana L. Santos Ferreira, et al.

    1. Medicine
    2. Health
    3. Biology
    4. Genetics
  21. Associations of C-reactive protein and psychological distress are modified by antidepressants, supporting an inflammatory depression subtype: findings from UKHLS

    Amanda Hughes and Meena Kumari

    1. Psychology
    2. Medicine
    3. Well Being
    4. Health
    5. Biology
  22. New blood pressure–associated loci identified in meta-analyses of 475 000 individuals

    Aldi T. Kraja, James P. Cook, Helen R. Warren, et al.

    1. Medicine
    2. Science And Technology
    3. Health
    4. Biology
    5. Genetics
  23. Genetic determinants of serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D concentration during pregnancy and type 1 diabetes in the child

    Maija E. Miettinen, Melissa Smart, Leena Kinnunen, et al.

    1. Medicine
    2. Science And Technology
    3. Child Development
    4. Childbearing: Fertility
    5. Health
    6. Biology
    7. Genetics
  24. Long working hours as a risk factor for atrial fibrillation: a multi-cohort study

    Mika Kivimäki, Solja T. Nyberg, G. David Batty, et al.

    1. Labour Market
    2. Well Being
    3. Health
    4. Biology
  25. Novel blood pressure locus and gene discovery using Genome-Wide Association Study and expression data sets from blood and the kidney

    Louise Wain, Ahmad Vaez, Rick Jansen, et al.

    1. Science And Technology
    2. Health
    3. Biology
    4. Genetics
  26. Unemployment and inflammatory markers in England, Wales and Scotland, 1998–2012: meta-analysis of results from 12 studies

    Amanda Hughes, Meena Kumari, Anne McMunn, et al.

    1. Medicine
    2. Unemployment
    3. Well Being
    4. Health
    5. Biology
  27. Evidence for large-scale gene-by-smoking interaction effects on pulmonary function

    H. Aschard, Martin D. Tobin, D. B. Hancock, et al.

    1. Drug/Alcohol Abuse
    2. Medicine
    3. Science And Technology
    4. Health
    5. Biology
    6. Genetics
  28. Identifying low density lipoprotein cholesterol associated variants in the Annexin A2 (ANXA2) gene

    Roaa Hani Fairoozy, Jackie Cooper, Jon White, et al.

    1. Medicine
    2. Health
    3. Biology
  29. Causal associations of adiposity and body fat distribution with coronary heart disease, stroke subtypes, and type 2 diabetes mellitus: a Mendelian randomization analysis

    Caroline E. Dale, Ghazaleh Fatemifar, Tom M. Palmer, et al.

    1. Health
    2. Biology
  30. Rare variant analysis of human and rodent obesity genes in individuals with severe childhood obesity

    Audrey E. Hendricks, Elena G. Bochukova, Gaëlle Marenne, et al.

    1. Science And Technology
    2. Young People
    3. Health
    4. Biology
    5. Genetics

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