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  1. Alternative measures to BMI: exploring income-related inequalities in adiposity in Great Britain

    Apostolos Davillas and Michaela Benzeval

    1. Income Dynamics
    2. Health
    3. Finance
    4. Social Stratification
    5. Biology
  2. How do biomarkers and genetics contribute to Understanding Society? -25th Anniversary editorial-

    Michaela Benzeval, Meena Kumari, and Andrew M. Jones

    1. Social Sciences
    2. Medicine
    3. Science And Technology
    4. Research
    5. Life Course Analysis
    6. Surveys
    7. Biology
    8. Genetics
  3. Trans-ancestry meta-analyses identify rare and common variants associated with blood pressure and hypertension

    Praveen Surendran, Fotios Drenos, Robin Young, et al.

    1. Medicine
    2. Science And Technology
    3. Health
    4. Biology
    5. Genetics
  4. Variant rs10911021 that associates with coronary heart disease in type 2 diabetes, is associated with lower concentrations of circulating HDL cholesterol and large HDL particles but not with amino acids

    Katherine E. Beaney, Jackie A. Cooper, Stela McLachlan, et al.

    1. Medicine
    2. Health
    3. Biology
  5. Cystatin C and cardiovascular disease: a Mendelian randomization study

    Sander W. van der Laan, Tove Fall, Aicha Soumaré, et al.

    1. Medicine
    2. Health
    3. Biology
  6. Proinflammatory genotype is associated with the frailty phenotype in the English Longitudinal Study of Ageing

    Krisztina Mekli, James Y. Nazroo, Alan D. Marshall, et al.

    1. Older People
    2. Medicine
    3. Health
    4. Biology
  7. Genetic variants associated with subjective well-being, depressive symptoms, and neuroticism identified through genome-wide analyses

    Aysu Okbay, Bart M. L. Baselmans, Jan-Emmanuel De Neve, et al.

    1. Psychology
    2. Medicine
    3. Science And Technology
    4. Well Being
    5. Health
    6. Biology
  8. Exome-wide analysis of rare coding variation identifies novel associations with COPD and airflow limitation in MOCS3, IFIT3 and SERPINA12

    Victoria E. Jackson, Ioanna Ntalla, Ian Sayers, et al.

    1. Medicine
    2. Health
    3. Biology
  9. Mendelian Randomisation study of the influence of eGFR on coronary heart disease

    Pimphen Charoen, Dorothea Nitsch, Jorgen Engmann, et al.

    1. Medicine
    2. Health
    3. Biology
  10. Circulating apolipoprotein E concentration and cardiovascular disease risk: meta-analysis of results from three studies

    Reecha Sofat, Jackie A. Cooper, Meena Kumari, et al.

    1. Medicine
    2. Health
    3. Biology
  11. The genetics of blood pressure regulation and its target organs from association studies in 342,415 individuals

    Georg B. Ehret, Teresa Ferreira, Daniel I. Chasman, et al.

    1. Medicine
    2. Science And Technology
    3. Health
    4. Biology
    5. Genetics
  12. Work-family life courses and metabolic markers in mid-life: evidence from the British National Child Development Study

    Anne McMunn, Rebecca E. Lacey, Meena Kumari, et al.

    1. Medicine
    2. Childbearing: Fertility
    3. Health
    4. Life Course Analysis
    5. Biology
  13. A study of common Mendelian disease carriers across ageing British cohorts: meta-analyses reveal heterozygosity for alpha 1-antitrypsin deficiency increases respiratory capacity and height

    Teri-Louise North, Yoav Ben-Shlomo, Cyrus Cooper, et al.

    1. Older People
    2. Medicine
    3. Health
    4. Biology
  14. Plasma urate concentration and risk of coronary heart disease: a Mendelian randomisation analysis

    Jon White, Reecha Sofat, Gibran Hemani, et al.

    1. Medicine
    2. Biology
  15. Association of adiposity and mental health functioning across the lifespan: findings from Understanding Society (The UK Household Longitudinal Study)

    Apostolos Davillas, Michaela Benzeval, and Meena Kumari

    1. Medicine
    2. Well Being
    3. Health
    4. Life Course Analysis
    5. Biology
  16. New loci for body fat percentage reveal link between adiposity and cardiometabolic disease risk

    Yingchang Lu, Felix R. Day, Stefan Gustafsson, et al.

    1. Medicine
    2. Health
    3. Biology
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. 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
  21. 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
  22. 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
  23. 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
  24. 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
  25. 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
  26. 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
  27. 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
  28. 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
  29. 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
  30. 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

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