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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. Baseline health and public healthcare costs five years on: a predictive analysis using biomarker data in a prospective household panel

    Apostolos Davillas and Stephen Pudney

    1. Economics
    2. Health
    3. Life Course Analysis
    4. Social Stratification
    5. Biology
  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. 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
  9. The authors reply

    Amanda Hughes, Yanchun Bao, Melissa Smart, et al.

    1. Health
    2. Life Course Analysis
    3. Social Stratification
    4. Biology
    5. Genetics
  10. Genetic architecture of human thinness compared to severe obesity

    Fernando Riveros-McKay, Vanisha Mistry, Rebecca Bounds, et al.

    1. Health
    2. Biology
    3. Genetics
  11. The transferability of lipid-associated loci across African, Asian and European cohorts

    Nikita Telkar, Theresa Reiker, Robin G. Walters, et al.

    1. Medicine
    2. Demography
    3. Ethnic Groups
    4. Health
    5. Biology
    6. Genetics
  12. Testosterone, risk, and socioeconomic position in British men: exploring causal directionality

    Amanda Hughes and Meena Kumari

    1. Social Stratification
    2. Biology
    3. Genetics
  13. Multivariate genome-wide analyses of the well-being spectrum

    Bart M. L. Baselmans, Rick Jansen, Hill F. Ip, et al.

    1. Psychology
    2. Medicine
    3. Science And Technology
    4. Well Being
    5. Health
    6. Biology
    7. Genetics
  14. Housing and health: new evidence using biomarker data

    Amy Clair and Amanda Hughes

    1. Well Being
    2. Health
    3. Housing Market
    4. Biology
  15. Genome-wide association analyses of risk tolerance and risky behaviors in over 1 million individuals identify hundreds of loci and shared genetic influences

    Richard Karlsson Linnér, Pietro Biroli, Edward Kong, et al.

    1. Drug/Alcohol Abuse
    2. Health
    3. Social Behaviour
    4. Biology
    5. Genetics
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. 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
  21. Parametric models for biomarkers based on flexible size distributions

    Apostolos Davillas and Andrew M. Jones

    1. Statistical Mathematics
    2. Health
    3. Surveys
    4. Biology
  22. Biomarkers as precursors of disability

    Apostolos Davillas and Stephen Pudney

    1. Disability
    2. Health
    3. Life Course Analysis
    4. Biology
  23. 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
  24. A comparison of robust methods for Mendelian randomization using multiple genetic variants

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

    1. Income Dynamics
    2. Biology
    3. Genetics
  25. 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
  26. 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
  27. 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
  28. Relationships between psychological factors and immune dysregulation in context: a life-course approach -PhD thesis-

    Cathie Hammond

    1. Psychology
    2. Well Being
    3. Health
    4. Life Course Analysis
    5. Biology
  29. 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
  30. 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

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