Dallas R English

Summary

Affiliation: University of Melbourne
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. pmc The relationship between retinal vessel calibre and knee cartilage and BMLs
    Miranda L Davies-Tuck
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Central and Eastern Clinical School, Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Vic, 3004, Australia
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 13:255. 2012
  2. pmc A review of the reporting and handling of missing data in cohort studies with repeated assessment of exposure measures
    Amalia Karahalios
    Cancer Epidemiology Centre, Cancer Council Victoria, Carlton, Vic, Australia
    BMC Med Res Methodol 12:96. 2012
  3. pmc Analysis of Xq27-28 linkage in the international consortium for prostate cancer genetics (ICPCG) families
    Joan E Bailey-Wilson
    Inherited Disease Research Branch, National Human Genome Research Institute, National Institutes of Health, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    BMC Med Genet 13:46. 2012
  4. pmc Second to fourth digit ratio (2D:4D) and concentrations of circulating sex hormones in adulthood
    David C Muller
    Cancer Epidemiology Centre, The Cancer Council of Victoria, Melbourne, Australia
    Reprod Biol Endocrinol 9:57. 2011
  5. pmc Meat consumption and risk of primary hip and knee joint replacement due to osteoarthritis: a prospective cohort study
    Yuanyuan Wang
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, VIC 3004, Australia
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 12:17. 2011
  6. pmc Relationship between body adiposity measures and risk of primary knee and hip replacement for osteoarthritis: a prospective cohort study
    Yuanyuan Wang
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Central and Eastern Clinical School, Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, VIC 3004, Australia
    Arthritis Res Ther 11:R31. 2009
  7. pmc Dietary fatty acid intake affects the risk of developing bone marrow lesions in healthy middle-aged adults without clinical knee osteoarthritis: a prospective cohort study
    Yuanyuan Wang
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Alfred Hospital, Commercial Road, Melbourne, VIC 3004, Australia
    Arthritis Res Ther 11:R63. 2009
  8. pmc Reduced rates of primary joint replacement for osteoarthritis in Italian and Greek migrants to Australia: the Melbourne Collaborative Cohort Study
    Yuanyuan Wang
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, VIC 3004, Australia
    Arthritis Res Ther 11:R86. 2009
  9. pmc Development of bone marrow lesions is associated with adverse effects on knee cartilage while resolution is associated with improvement--a potential target for prevention of knee osteoarthritis: a longitudinal study
    Miranda L Davies-Tuck
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Central and Eastern Clinical School, Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, VIC 3004, Australia
    Arthritis Res Ther 12:R10. 2010
  10. pmc Vastus medialis cross-sectional area is positively associated with patella cartilage and bone volumes in a pain-free community-based population
    Patricia A Berry
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University Central and Eastern Clinical School, Melbourne, Australia
    Arthritis Res Ther 10:R143. 2008

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Publications71

  1. pmc The relationship between retinal vessel calibre and knee cartilage and BMLs
    Miranda L Davies-Tuck
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Central and Eastern Clinical School, Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Vic, 3004, Australia
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 13:255. 2012
    ....
  2. pmc A review of the reporting and handling of missing data in cohort studies with repeated assessment of exposure measures
    Amalia Karahalios
    Cancer Epidemiology Centre, Cancer Council Victoria, Carlton, Vic, Australia
    BMC Med Res Methodol 12:96. 2012
    ..We have conducted a review of publications from cohort studies in order to document the reporting of missing data for exposure measures and to describe the statistical methods used to account for the missing data...
  3. pmc Analysis of Xq27-28 linkage in the international consortium for prostate cancer genetics (ICPCG) families
    Joan E Bailey-Wilson
    Inherited Disease Research Branch, National Human Genome Research Institute, National Institutes of Health, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    BMC Med Genet 13:46. 2012
    ..Current evidence suggests that genetic linkage to prostate cancer has been found on several chromosomes including the X; however, identification of causative genes has been elusive...
  4. pmc Second to fourth digit ratio (2D:4D) and concentrations of circulating sex hormones in adulthood
    David C Muller
    Cancer Epidemiology Centre, The Cancer Council of Victoria, Melbourne, Australia
    Reprod Biol Endocrinol 9:57. 2011
    ..The objective of this study was to examine whether circulating concentrations of sex hormones and SHBG measured in adulthood was associated with 2D:4D...
  5. pmc Meat consumption and risk of primary hip and knee joint replacement due to osteoarthritis: a prospective cohort study
    Yuanyuan Wang
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, VIC 3004, Australia
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 12:17. 2011
    ..However, whether it affects the risk of knee and hip osteoarthritis is unknown. We performed a prospective cohort study to examine the relationship between meat consumption and risk of primary hip and knee replacement for osteoarthritis...
  6. pmc Relationship between body adiposity measures and risk of primary knee and hip replacement for osteoarthritis: a prospective cohort study
    Yuanyuan Wang
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Central and Eastern Clinical School, Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, VIC 3004, Australia
    Arthritis Res Ther 11:R31. 2009
    ..It is unknown whether the adipose mass and the distribution of adipose mass are associated with the risk of primary knee and hip replacement for osteoarthritis. The aim of the present investigation was to examine this in a cohort study...
  7. pmc Dietary fatty acid intake affects the risk of developing bone marrow lesions in healthy middle-aged adults without clinical knee osteoarthritis: a prospective cohort study
    Yuanyuan Wang
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Alfred Hospital, Commercial Road, Melbourne, VIC 3004, Australia
    Arthritis Res Ther 11:R63. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the association between fatty acid consumption and the incidence of BMLs in healthy middle-aged adults without clinical knee OA...
  8. pmc Reduced rates of primary joint replacement for osteoarthritis in Italian and Greek migrants to Australia: the Melbourne Collaborative Cohort Study
    Yuanyuan Wang
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, VIC 3004, Australia
    Arthritis Res Ther 11:R86. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to compare the rates of primary joint replacement for osteoarthritis for Italian and Greek migrants to Australia and Australian-born individuals...
  9. pmc Development of bone marrow lesions is associated with adverse effects on knee cartilage while resolution is associated with improvement--a potential target for prevention of knee osteoarthritis: a longitudinal study
    Miranda L Davies-Tuck
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Central and Eastern Clinical School, Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, VIC 3004, Australia
    Arthritis Res Ther 12:R10. 2010
    ..To examine the relationship between development or resolution of bone marrow lesions (BMLs) and knee cartilage properties in a 2 year prospective study of asymptomatic middle-aged adults...
  10. pmc Vastus medialis cross-sectional area is positively associated with patella cartilage and bone volumes in a pain-free community-based population
    Patricia A Berry
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University Central and Eastern Clinical School, Melbourne, Australia
    Arthritis Res Ther 10:R143. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to examine potential determinants of vastus medialis and lateralis cross-sectional areas and the relationship between the cross-sectional area and patella cartilage and bone volumes...
  11. doi request reprint Ethnicity and risk for colorectal cancers showing somatic BRAF V600E mutation or CpG island methylator phenotype
    Dallas R English
    Centre for Molecular, Environmental, Genetic and Analytic Epidemiology, School of Population Health, The University of Melbourne, Level 1, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 17:1774-80. 2008
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  12. pmc Predictors of mammographic density: insights gained from a novel regression analysis of a twin study
    Gillian S Dite
    The University of Melbourne, Centre for Molecular, Environmental, Genetic and Analytic Epidemiology, The University of Melbourne, 723 Swanston Street, Carlton, Victoria 3053, Australia
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 17:3474-81. 2008
    ..The associations between mammographic density measures and height are consistent with shared early life environmental factors that predispose to both height and percent mammographic density and possibly breast cancer risk...
  13. doi request reprint 20/20--Alcohol and age-related macular degeneration: the Melbourne Collaborative Cohort Study
    Madeleine K M Adams
    Centre for Eye Research Australia, University of Melbourne Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Am J Epidemiol 176:289-98. 2012
    ..The odds ratio for those drinking more than 20 g of alcohol per day for late AMD was 1.44 (95% confidence interval: 0.85, 2.45; P = 0.17). These results show a modest association between alcohol consumption and increased AMD risk...
  14. doi request reprint HFE C282Y homozygosity is associated with an increased risk of total hip replacement for osteoarthritis
    Yuanyuan Wang
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Semin Arthritis Rheum 41:872-8. 2012
    ..Total joint replacement is considered a surrogate measure for symptomatic end-stage osteoarthritis. We examined the relationship between HFE gene mutations and risk of total hip and knee replacement using a prospective cohort study...
  15. ncbi request reprint The natural history of serum iron indices for HFE C282Y homozygosity associated with hereditary hemochromatosis
    Lyle C Gurrin
    Centre for MEGA Epidemiology, School of Population Health, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
    Gastroenterology 135:1945-52. 2008
    ..We characterized the development of elevated iron measures in C282Y homozygotes followed for 12 years...
  16. pmc A novel association between a SNP in CYBRD1 and serum ferritin levels in a cohort study of HFE hereditary haemochromatosis
    Clare C Constantine
    Centre for MEGA Epidemiology, School of Population Health, University of Melbourne, Carlton, Victoria, Australia
    Br J Haematol 147:140-9. 2009
    ..004). This putative genetic modifier of iron overload expression accounts for 11% (95% CI 0.4%, 22.6%) of the variance in serum ferritin levels of C282Y homozygotes...
  17. doi request reprint Can genetic associations change with age? CFH and age-related macular degeneration
    Madeleine K M Adams
    Centre for Eye Research Australia, University of Melbourne Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital, East Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Hum Mol Genet 21:5229-36. 2012
    ..These findings have important implications for predictive models for AMD and potentially other age-related diseases which extrapolate risks from older cohorts, as they assume homogeneity of association by age, which might not exist...
  18. doi request reprint Effect of long-term vigorous physical activity on healthy adult knee cartilage
    Andrew J Teichtahl
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University Medical School, Alfred Hospital, Prahran, Victoria, Australia
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 44:985-92. 2012
    ..We then examined whether this effect differed in those with and without bone marrow lesions (BMLs), as an indicator of preclinical joint damage...
  19. pmc Body mass index in early adulthood and endometrial cancer risk for mismatch repair gene mutation carriers
    Aung Ko Win
    Centre for Molecular, Environmental, Genetic and Analytic Epidemiology, The University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
    Obstet Gynecol 117:899-905. 2011
    ..To investigate the association of body mass index (BMI) in early adulthood and endometrial cancer risk for carriers of a germline mutation in a DNA mismatch repair gene...
  20. doi request reprint Apolipoprotein E gene associations in age-related macular degeneration: the Melbourne Collaborative Cohort Study
    Madeleine K M Adams
    Center for Eye Research Australia, University of Melbourne Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital, East Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Am J Epidemiol 175:511-8. 2012
    ..77 (P = 0.005)). These results highlight the importance of stratifying by smoking status in elderly populations. Smokers who survive to old age may be more likely to possess unknown genotypes which modify exposure-disease associations...
  21. ncbi request reprint A comparison of adiposity measures as predictors of all-cause mortality: the Melbourne Collaborative Cohort Study
    Julie A Simpson
    Cancer Epidemiology Centre, Council Council Victoria, and Centre for Molecular, Environmental, Genetic and Analytic Epidemiology, University of Melbourne, Level 2 723 Swanston St, Carlton, Victoria 3053, Australia
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 15:994-1003. 2007
    ..Our goal was to examine five different measures of adiposity as predictors of all-cause mortality...
  22. doi request reprint Using mammographic density to improve breast cancer screening outcomes
    Anne M Kavanagh
    Key Centre for Women s Health in Society, School of Population Health, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 17:2818-24. 2008
    ..There would be little additional benefit in targeting screening based on age and hormone therapy use...
  23. doi request reprint Fat consumption and its association with age-related macular degeneration
    Elaine W T Chong
    Centre for Eye Research Australia, University of Melbourne, East Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Arch Ophthalmol 127:674-80. 2009
    ..To evaluate associations between past dietary fat intake and the prevalence of age-related macular degeneration (AMD)...
  24. doi request reprint Dietary intake of B vitamins and methionine and colorectal cancer risk
    Julie K Bassett
    Cancer Epidemiology Centre, Cancer Council Victoria, Carlton, Victoria, Australia
    Nutr Cancer 65:659-67. 2013
    ..Adequate folate intake might protect against colon cancer risk in those with low methionine intake...
  25. doi request reprint Inference about causation from examination of familial confounding: application to longitudinal twin data on mammographic density measures that predict breast cancer risk
    Jennifer Stone
    Centre for Molecular, Environmental, Genetic, and Analytic Epidemiology, Melbourne School of Population Health, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 21:1149-55. 2012
    ..Mammographic density is a strong risk factor for breast cancer. It is unknown whether there are different causes of variation in mammographic density at different ages...
  26. doi request reprint A flatter proximal trochlear groove is associated with patella cartilage loss
    Andrew J Teichtahl
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 44:496-500. 2012
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  27. doi request reprint Longitudinal effect of vigorous physical activity on patella cartilage morphology in people without clinical knee disease
    Andrew J Teichtahl
    Monash University and Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Arthritis Rheum 61:1095-102. 2009
    ..We examined the effect of participation in vigorous physical activity on changes to patella cartilage over 2 years...
  28. doi request reprint Circulating steroid hormone levels and risk of breast cancer for postmenopausal women
    Laura Baglietto
    Cancer Epidemiology Centre, The Cancer Council Victoria, Victoria, Melbourne, Australia
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 19:492-502. 2010
    ....
  29. doi request reprint Body size, weight change, and risk of colon cancer
    Julie K Bassett
    Cancer Epidemiology Centre, Cancer Council Victoria, Carlton, Victoria, Australia
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 19:2978-86. 2010
    ..Few studies have investigated effects of weight change on colon cancer risk...
  30. ncbi request reprint Effect of physical activity on articular knee joint structures in community-based adults
    Tina L Racunica
    Monash University, Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Arthritis Rheum 57:1261-8. 2007
    ..We examined the association between intensity, frequency, and duration of physical activity and knee structures in a community-based population...
  31. doi request reprint Common genetic variants associated with breast cancer and mammographic density measures that predict disease
    Fabrice Odefrey
    Department of Pathology and Centre for Molecular, Environmental, Genetic, and Analytic Epidemiology, University of Melbourne, Melbourne 3053, Australia
    Cancer Res 70:1449-58. 2010
    ..These findings could help elucidate how those variants and mammographic density measures are associated with breast cancer susceptibility...
  32. ncbi request reprint A comparison of different methods for including 'age at menopause' in analyses of the association between hormone replacement therapy use and breast cancer
    Julie A Simpson
    Cancer Epidemiology Centre, The Cancer Council Victoria, Melbourne and the Centre for Molecular, Environmental, Genetic and Analytic Epidemiology, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
    J Fam Plann Reprod Health Care 33:11-6. 2007
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  33. ncbi request reprint No association between common chemokine and chemokine receptor gene variants and prostate cancer risk
    Desiree C Petersen
    Cancer Genetics Group, Children s Cancer Institute Australia, Level 1, Sydney Children s Hospital, P O Box 81, High Street, Randwick, New South Wales 2031, Australia
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 17:3615-7. 2008
    ..96 (95% confidence intervals, 0.80-1.16) to 1.06 (95% confidence intervals, 0.90-1.23). This suggests that these common chemokine and chemokine receptor variants do not play a major, if any, role in susceptibility to prostate cancer...
  34. doi request reprint Dietary patterns and prostate cancer risk
    David C Muller
    Cancer Epidemiology Centre, The Cancer Council of Victoria and Centre for Molecular, Environmental, Genetic and Analytic Epidemiology, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 18:3126-9. 2009
    ..87 to 1.14 and all 95% confidence intervals included 1. The analyses by aggressiveness, Gleason score groups, and age at diagnosis did not show any association (all P(trend) > 0.07)...
  35. ncbi request reprint Dietary patterns and their associations with age-related macular degeneration: the melbourne collaborative cohort study
    Fakir M Amirul Islam
    Centre for Eye Research Australia, University of Melbourne, Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Ophthalmology 121:1428-1434.e2. 2014
    ..To evaluate the association between dietary patterns and age-related macular degeneration (AMD)...
  36. doi request reprint Are genetic and environmental components of variance in mammographic density measures that predict breast cancer risk independent of within-twin pair differences in body mass index?
    Gillian S Dite
    Centre for Molecular, Environmental, Genetic and Analytic Epidemiology, The University of Melbourne, Level 3 207 Bouverie St, Carlton, VIC 3053, Australia
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 131:553-9. 2012
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  37. ncbi request reprint Body size and composition and colon cancer risk in women
    Robert J Macinnis
    Cancer Epidemiology Centre, The Cancer Council Victoria, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Int J Cancer 118:1496-500. 2006
    ..Central adiposity appears to be associated with colon cancer risk in women...
  38. doi request reprint Familial correlations in postmenopausal serum concentrations of sex steroid hormones and other mitogens: a twins and sisters study
    Jennifer Stone
    Centre for Molecular, Environmental, Genetic, and Analytic Epidemiology, University of Melbourne, Level 1, 723 Swanston Street, Carlton, Victoria 3053 Australia
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 94:4793-800. 2009
    ..Serum concentrations of some hormones are risk factors for certain cancers, but little is known about their familial associations especially for females...
  39. doi request reprint Asthma, asthma medications, and prostate cancer risk
    Gianluca Severi
    Cancer Epidemiology Centre, The Cancer Council of Victoria, Centre for Molecular, Environmental, Genetic and Analytic Epidemiology, The University of Melbourne, Carlton, VIC 3053, Australia
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 19:2318-24. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to assess whether a history of asthma or the use of asthma medications is associated with prostate cancer risk...
  40. ncbi request reprint Association of bone marrow lesions with knee structures and risk factors for bone marrow lesions in the knees of clinically healthy, community-based adults
    Ferencz J Baranyay
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Central and Eastern Clinical School, Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Semin Arthritis Rheum 37:112-8. 2007
    ..Little is known about their role in the knee in those without clinical OA. Our aim was to examine the prevalence and risk factors for BML, and their relationship with other knee structures in community-based adults without clinical OA...
  41. doi request reprint A comparison of self-reported and record-linked blood donation history in an Australian cohort
    Nadine A Bertalli
    Centre for MEGA Epidemiology, School of Population Health, The University of Melbourne, Australia
    Transfusion 51:2189-98. 2011
    ..This study aimed to retrieve electronic records from a national blood donation service and link them to self-reported history of donation to assess agreement between the two sources...
  42. ncbi request reprint Women have increased rates of cartilage loss and progression of cartilage defects at the knee than men: a gender study of adults without clinical knee osteoarthritis
    Fahad S Hanna
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Central and Eastern Clinical School, Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Menopause 16:666-70. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to examine whether there are longitudinal gender differences in knee cartilage in a cohort of healthy, asymptomatic adults with no clinical knee disease...
  43. doi request reprint Associations between weight in early adulthood, change in weight, and breast cancer risk in postmenopausal women
    Kavitha Krishnan
    Cancer Epidemiology Centre, Cancer Council Victoria, Melbourne, Australia
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 22:1409-16. 2013
    ..Adult weight is positively associated with postmenopausal breast cancer but few studies have investigated whether there are associations with weight and body mass index (BMI) in early adulthood, or subsequent weight change...
  44. ncbi request reprint Alcohol consumption and cardiovascular mortality accounting for possible misclassification of intake: 11-year follow-up of the Melbourne Collaborative Cohort Study
    Linton R Harriss
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Addiction 102:1574-85. 2007
    ..To investigate the relationship between usual daily alcohol intake, beverage type and drinking frequency on cardiovascular (CVD) and coronary heart disease (CHD) mortality, accounting for systematic misclassification of intake...
  45. pmc Change in body size and mortality: results from the melbourne collaborative cohort study
    Amalia Karahalios
    Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Melbourne School of Population and Global Health, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia Cancer Epidemiology Centre, Cancer Council Victoria, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    PLoS ONE 9:e99672. 2014
    ..Change in waist circumference, a measure of central adiposity, in relation to mortality has not been studied extensively...
  46. doi request reprint Red meat and chicken consumption and its association with age-related macular degeneration
    Elaine W T Chong
    Centre for Eye Research Australia, University of Melbourne, 32 Gisborne Street, East Melbourne 3002, Victoria, Australia
    Am J Epidemiol 169:867-76. 2009
    ..43, 95% confidence interval: 0.20, 0.91; P-trend = 0.007). These results suggest that different meats may differently affect AMD risk and may be a target for lifestyle modification...
  47. doi request reprint The prevalence and risk factors of epiretinal membranes: the Melbourne Collaborative Cohort Study
    Khin Z Aung
    Centre for Eye Research Australia, University of Melbourne, Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
    Retina 33:1026-34. 2013
    ..To determine the prevalence of epiretinal membranes (ERMs) in Melbourne, Australia and its risk factors in this population...
  48. ncbi request reprint The heritability of mammographically dense and nondense breast tissue
    Jennifer Stone
    Centre for Molecular Environmental Genetic and Analytic Epidemiology, The University of Melbourne, Carlton, Victoria, Australia
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 15:612-7. 2006
    ..Our previous twin study showed that the heritability of PMD was 63%. This study determined the heritabilities of the components of PMD, the areas of dense and nondense tissue in the mammogram...
  49. ncbi request reprint Body size and composition and the risk of gastric and oesophageal adenocarcinoma
    Robert J Macinnis
    Cancer Epidemiology Centre, The Cancer Council Victoria, and Centre for Molecular, Environmental, Genetic and Analytic Epidemiology, University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Int J Cancer 118:2628-31. 2006
    ..An increasing prevalence of obesity may be associated with the increasing incidence of gastro-oesophageal cancer observed in many populations...
  50. doi request reprint Season of diagnosis has no effect on survival from malignant melanoma
    Harindra Jayasekara
    Centre for Molecular, Environmental, Genetic and Analytic Epidemiology, Melbourne School of Population Health, The University of Melbourne, Carlton, Victoria, Australia
    Int J Cancer 125:488-90. 2009
    ..Our findings do not support the hypothesis that melanoma cases diagnosed in winter have worse prognosis than cases diagnosed in other seasons...
  51. ncbi request reprint Body size and composition and the risk of lymphohematopoietic malignancies
    Robert J Macinnis
    Cancer Epidemiology Centre, The Cancer Council Victoria, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    J Natl Cancer Inst 97:1154-7. 2005
    ..83, 95% CI = 1.15 to 2.90; P = .01), and waist circumference (per 10-cm increase HR = 1.35, 95% CI = 1.06 to 1.72; P = .02). Lymphoproliferative malignancies and subgroups showed little relationship with body size...
  52. doi request reprint Incidence and survival of lymphohematopoietic neoplasms according to the World Health Organization classification: a population-based study from the Victorian Cancer Registry in Australia
    Harindra Jayasekara
    Centre for Molecular, Environmental, Genetic and Analytic Epidemiology, Melbourne School of Population Health, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
    Leuk Lymphoma 51:456-68. 2010
    ..001). Female sex was associated with higher survival for most myeloid subtypes. The results represent a rare epidemiological characterization of the whole range of LHN according to WHO subtypes...
  53. ncbi request reprint Body size and composition and prostate cancer risk
    Robert J Macinnis
    Cancer Epidemiology Centre, The Cancer Council Victoria, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 12:1417-21. 2003
    ..2 (95% confidence interval, 1.2-4.1). For each 10-kg increase in fat mass, the risk ratio was 1.4 (95% confidence interval, 1.0-1.8). Energy imbalance may play a role in the development of aggressive prostate cancer...
  54. pmc The use of DNA from archival dried blood spots with the Infinium HumanMethylation450 array
    Jihoon E Joo
    Genetic Epidemiology Laboratory, Department of Pathology, The University of Melbourne, Victoria, 3010, Australia
    BMC Biotechnol 13:23. 2013
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  55. doi request reprint Patterns of dietary intake and psychological distress in older Australians: benefits not just from a Mediterranean diet
    Allison Hodge
    Cancer Epidemiology Centre, Cancer Council Victoria, Carlton, Victoria, Australia
    Int Psychogeriatr 25:456-66. 2013
    ..Anxiety and depression contribute to morbidity in elderly adults and may be associated with diet. We investigated the association between diet and psychological distress as a marker for depression...
  56. ncbi request reprint Mammographic screening and breast cancer mortality: a case-control study and meta-analysis
    Carolyn Nickson
    Centre for Women s Health, Gender and Society, Melbourne School of Population Health, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 21:1479-88. 2012
    ....
  57. pmc Body composition and knee cartilage properties in healthy, community-based adults
    Yuanyuan Wang
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Central and Eastern Clinical School, Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Ann Rheum Dis 66:1244-8. 2007
    ..Although obesity is widely accepted as a risk factor for knee osteoarthritis, whether weight per se or the specific components of body composition are the major determinants of properties of articular knee cartilage is unclear...
  58. ncbi request reprint Hormone therapy and breast cancer: what factors modify the association?
    Dorota M Gertig
    Centre for Genetic Epidemiology, University of Melbourne, Melbourne Victoria, Australia
    Menopause 13:178-84. 2006
    ..To determine factors that may modify the association between hormone therapy (HT) and breast cancer risk...
  59. doi request reprint Evaluation of an FFQ for assessment of antioxidant intake using plasma biomarkers in an ethnically diverse population
    Allison M Hodge
    Cancer Epidemiology Centre, The Cancer Council Victoria, Melbourne, Australia
    Public Health Nutr 12:2438-47. 2009
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  60. doi request reprint Abdominal obesity and age-related macular degeneration
    Madeleine K M Adams
    Centre for Eye Research Australia, University of Melbourne Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital, 32 Gisborne Street, East Melbourne, Victoria 3002, Australia
    Am J Epidemiol 173:1246-55. 2011
    ..New data are provided on complex interactions between environmental exposures and AMD risk...
  61. doi request reprint Non-mydriatic digital macular photography: how good is the second eye photograph?
    Khin Zaw Aung
    Centre for Eye Research Australia, University of Melbourne, Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
    Ophthalmic Epidemiol 16:254-61. 2009
    ..In an elderly Australian population, to evaluate the quality of fundus photographs taken non-mydriatically in both eyes, and to compare the quality of those taken second with those taken first...
  62. doi request reprint NMR-determined lipoprotein subclass profile predicts type 2 diabetes
    Allison M Hodge
    University of Melbourne, Department of Medicine, St Vincent s Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 83:132-9. 2009
    ..To determine whether nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR)-determined lipoprotein profiles predict type 2 diabetes...
  63. doi request reprint Prevalence of trachoma in a single community, 1975-2007
    Hugh R Taylor
    Melbourne School of Population Health, The University of Melbourne, Australia
    Clin Experiment Ophthalmol 40:121-6. 2012
    ..To determine the change in the prevalence in active trachoma in children in a remote Aboriginal community over a 32-year period. Design:  Data used from two cross-sectional studies repeated in the same community 32 years apart...
  64. ncbi request reprint Variants in the prostate-specific antigen (PSA) gene and prostate cancer risk, survival, and circulating PSA
    Gianluca Severi
    Cancer Epidemiology Center, The Cancer Council Victoria, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 15:1142-7. 2006
    ..The genotypes and haplotypes studied might be associated with the PSA gene function or be in linkage disequilibrium with other unmeasured and functional variants in the PSA or other genes...
  65. ncbi request reprint Early growth, adult body size and prostate cancer risk
    Graham G Giles
    Cancer Epidemiology Centre, The Cancer Council Victoria, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Int J Cancer 103:241-5. 2003
    ....
  66. ncbi request reprint Is there overlap between the genetic determinants of mammographic density and bone mineral density?
    Gillian S Dite
    Centre for Molecular, Environmental, Genetic and Analytic Epidemiology, The University of Melbourne, Carlton, Vic, Australia
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 14:2266-8. 2005
    ..09 and 0.16 (SEs, 0.07-0.09) and independent of zygosity (all P > 0.05). We conclude that there is little, if any, overlap between the genetic or environmental determinants of disease risk associated with these traits...
  67. ncbi request reprint Red meat, chicken, and fish consumption and risk of colorectal cancer
    Dallas R English
    Cancer Epidemiology Centre, The Cancer Council Victoria, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 13:1509-14. 2004
    ..Evidence on the relationship between risk of colorectal cancer and poultry and fish consumption is inconsistent...
  68. ncbi request reprint An ecological study of organochlorine pesticides and breast cancer in rural Victoria, Australia
    Narges Khanjani
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, The Alfred Hospital, Commercial Road, Prahran, Victoria, 3181, Australia
    Arch Environ Contam Toxicol 50:452-61. 2006
    ..Our study may provide limited support for the role of environmental contamination with organochlorine pesticides in the development of breast cancer...
  69. ncbi request reprint Effect of vitamin D supplementation on antibiotic use: a randomized controlled trial
    Bich Tran
    Population Health Department, Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia BT, DCW, PMW, and REN the Centre for Research Excellence in Sun and Health, Queensland University of Technology, Kelvin Grove, Queensland, Australia BT, MGK, DCW, and REN the School of Population Health, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia JCvdP the Sydney School of Public Health BKA and the National Health and Medical Research Council of Australia Clinical Trials Centre, Sydney Medical School VG, University of Sydney, Camperdown, New South Wales, Australia Northwest Academic Centre, University of Melbourne, and Western Health, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia PRE the School of Population Health, University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria, Australia DRE the AusSun Research Laboratory, Queensland University of Technology, Kelvin Grove, Queensland, Australia MGK and the Menzies Research Institute Tasmania, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia AV
    Am J Clin Nutr 99:156-61. 2014
    ..Observational data suggested that supplementation with vitamin D could reduce risk of infection, but trial data are inconsistent...
  70. ncbi request reprint Incidence of new and changed nevi and melanomas detected using baseline images and dermoscopy in patients at high risk for melanoma
    Jeremy P Banky
    Dermatology Unit and Victorian Melanoma Service, The Alfred, Prahran, Victoria, Australia
    Arch Dermatol 141:998-1006. 2005
    ..To determine the incidence of new, changed, and regressed nevi and melanomas in a cohort of patients at high risk for melanoma using baseline total body photography and dermatoscopy...
  71. pmc HFE C282Y/H63D compound heterozygotes are at low risk of hemochromatosis-related morbidity
    Lyle C Gurrin
    Centre for MEGA Epidemiology, School Population Health, University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Hepatology 50:94-101. 2009
    ..Although compound heterozygotes might maintain elevated iron indices during middle age, documented iron overload-related disease is rare...