- The influence of genetics and environmental factors in the pathogenesis of acne: a twin study of acne in womenV Bataille
Twin Research and Genetic Epidemiology Unit, St Thomas Hospital, London, UK
J Invest Dermatol 119:1317-22. 2002..The evidence of a major genetic influence on acne should stimulate the search for potential genes that may lead to new therapeutic approaches...
- The association between naevi and melanoma in populations with different levels of sun exposure: a joint case-control study of melanoma in the UK and AustraliaV Bataille
Imperial Cancer Research Fund Skin Tumour Laboratory, London, UK
Br J Cancer 77:505-10. 1998....
- The role of twin studies in the genetics of skin diseasesV Bataille
Dermatology Department, Royal London and St Bartholomew s School of Medicine and Dentistry, and Dermatology and Twin Research and Genetic Epidemiology Units, St Thomas Hospital, London, UK
Clin Exp Dermatol 24:286-90. 1999..Use of the twin pairings in a variety of ways for associations and linkage studies can enhance gene discovery. This review covers the advantages and limitations of the twin method...
- Genetics of familial and sporadic melanomaV Bataille
Dermatology Department and Twin Research and Genetic Epidemiology Unit, St Thomas Hospital, London, UK
Clin Exp Dermatol 25:464-70. 2000..With the understanding of genetic alterations leading to this tumour, follow-up strategies and behavioural interventions may be more specifically designed to target high risk groups...
- The use of the twin model to investigate the genetics and epigenetics of skin diseases with genomic, transcriptomic and methylation dataV Bataille
Twin Research and Genetic Epidemiology Unit, Kings College, London SE1 7EH, UK
J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol 26:1067-73. 2012..Twins are also valuable for examining differences in gene function via RNA expression in twins discordant for a skin trait or disease...
- Exposure to the sun and sunbeds and the risk of cutaneous melanoma in the UK: a case-control studyV Bataille
Genetic Epidemiology and Twin Research Unit, St Thomas Hospital, Lambeth Palace Road, London SE1 7EH, UK
Eur J Cancer 40:429-35. 2004..However, it is possible that the mean lag time of 7 years between exposure to sunbed and melanoma in this study may have led to an under-estimation of the long-term melanoma risk...
- Eating frequency and body fatness in middle-aged menJ B Ruidavets
INSERM U558, , , Toulouse, France
Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 26:1476-83. 2002..This relationship remained similar when low energy records or when dieters were excluded. CONCLUSION: These results suggest that for an isoenergetic intake the increase of eating frequency is associated with lower body fatness...
- Public awareness about risk factors could pose problems for case-control studies: the example of sunbed use and cutaneous melanomaE de Vries
Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, P O Box 1738, 3000 DR Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Eur J Cancer 41:2150-4. 2005..Such selective participation may have strongly influenced the risk estimates of sunbed use in our study...
- Metabolic syndrome and coronary heart disease risk in a population-based study of middle-aged men from France and Northern Ireland. A nested case-control study from the PRIME cohortV Bataille
INSERM U558, Department of Epidemiology, CHU-Toulouse, France
Diabetes Metab 32:475-9. 2006..Our results add further evidence that MetS is predictive of CHD risk in middle-aged men from Northern and Southern Europe, and highlight differences between the three definitions studied...