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Displaying all 26 Publications

Current search: 'Biology' and '2015'

  1. Effect of smoking on blood pressure and resting heart rate: a Mendelian randomization meta-analysis in the CARTA Consortium

    Allan Linneberg, Rikke K. Jacobsen, Tea Skaaby, et al.

    1. Medicine
    2. Health
    3. Biology
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. Age and income-related inequalities in C-reactive protein: evidence from Understanding Society (UKHLS)

    Apostolos Davillas, Michaela Benzeval, and Meena Kumari

    1. Medicine
    2. Income Dynamics
    3. Health
    4. Life Course Analysis
    5. Biology
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. Workshop - genetic data in Understanding Society (part 1): introduction

    Meena Kumari

    1. Medicine
    2. Science And Technology
    3. Research
    4. Health
    5. Surveys
    6. Biology
  11. 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
  12. Height-reducing variants and selection for short stature in Sardinia

    Magdalena Zoledziewska, Carlo Sidore, Charleston W. K. Chiang, et al.

    1. Medicine
    2. Science And Technology
    3. Health
    4. Biology
    5. Genetics
  13. Estimating structural mean models with multiple instrumental variables using the generalised method of moments

    Paul Clarke, Tom M. Palmer, and Frank Windmeijer

    1. Statistical Analysis
    2. Medicine
    3. Health
    4. Biology
  14. Genome-wide enrichment analysis between endometriosis and obesity-related traits reveals novel susceptibility loci

    Nilufer Rahmioglu, Stuart Macgregor, Alexander W. Drong, et al.

    1. Medicine
    2. Research
    3. Health
    4. Biology
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. The role of material, psychosocial and behavioral factors in mediating the association between socioeconomic position and allostatic load (measured by cardiovascular, metabolic and inflammatory markers)

    Tony Robertson, Michaela Benzeval, Elise Whitley, et al.

    1. Income Dynamics
    2. Health
    3. Life Course Analysis
    4. Social Stratification
    5. Biology
  20. 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
  21. Leukemia-associated somatic mutations drive distinct patterns of age-related clonal hemopoiesis

    Thomas McKerrell, Naomi Park, Thaidy Moreno, et al.

    1. Older People
    2. Medicine
    3. Health
    4. Biology
    5. Genetics
  22. 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
  23. 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
  24. 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
  25. 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
  26. Biological interpretation of genome-wide association studies using predicted gene functions

    Tune H. Pers, Juha M. Karjalainen, Yingleong Chan, et al.

    1. Medicine
    2. Health
    3. Biology

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