John Gallacher

Summary

Affiliation: Cardiff University
Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc A platform for the remote conduct of gene-environment interaction studies
    John Gallacher
    Institute of Primary Care and Public Health, Cardiff University, Cardiff, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 8:e54331. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Auditory threshold, phonologic demand, and incident dementia
    John Gallacher
    Institute of Primary Care and Public Health, Cardiff University, Cardiff, Wales, UK
    Neurology 79:1583-90. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Benzodiazepine use and risk of dementia: evidence from the Caerphilly Prospective Study (CaPS)
    John Gallacher
    Department of Primary Care and Public Health, Cardiff University, Cardiff, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 66:869-73. 2012
  4. ncbi request reprint Is type A behavior really a trigger for coronary heart disease events?
    John E J Gallacher
    Department of Epidemiology, Statistics and Public Health, University of Wales College of Medicine, Heath Park, Cardiff, UK
    Psychosom Med 65:339-46. 2003
  5. ncbi request reprint The case for large scale fungible cohorts
    John E J Gallacher
    Department of Primary Care and Public Health, Cardiff University, UK
    Eur J Public Health 17:548-9. 2007
  6. doi request reprint Is sticky blood bad for the brain?: Hemostatic and inflammatory systems and dementia in the Caerphilly Prospective Study
    John Gallacher
    Department of Epidemiology, Statistics and Public Health, Centre for Health Sciences Research, Heath Park, Cardiff CF14 4XN, Wales, England
    Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 30:599-604. 2010
  7. pmc Generating large-scale longitudinal data resources for aging research
    John Gallacher
    Department of Primary Care and Public Health, Neuadd Meirionnydd, Heath Park, Cardiff CF14 4YS, UK
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 66:i172-9. 2011
  8. doi request reprint Does anxiety affect risk of dementia? Findings from the Caerphilly Prospective Study
    John Gallacher
    Department of Epidemiology, Statistics and Public Health, Centre for Health Sciences Research, Cardiff University, Cardiff, UK
    Psychosom Med 71:659-66. 2009
  9. pmc Healthy lifestyles reduce the incidence of chronic diseases and dementia: evidence from the caerphilly cohort study
    Peter Elwood
    Cochrane Institute of Primary Care and Public Health, Cardiff University, Cardiff, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 8:e81877. 2013
  10. doi request reprint What are effective strategies to communicate cardiovascular risk information to patients? A systematic review
    Cherry Ann Waldron
    Department of Primary Care and Public Health, Cardiff University, Heath Park, UK
    Patient Educ Couns 82:169-81. 2011

Detail Information

Publications19

  1. pmc A platform for the remote conduct of gene-environment interaction studies
    John Gallacher
    Institute of Primary Care and Public Health, Cardiff University, Cardiff, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 8:e54331. 2013
    ..However, conducting these studies using traditional methods, which require direct participant contact, is resource intensive. The ability to conduct gene-environment interaction studies remotely would reduce costs and increase capacity...
  2. doi request reprint Auditory threshold, phonologic demand, and incident dementia
    John Gallacher
    Institute of Primary Care and Public Health, Cardiff University, Cardiff, Wales, UK
    Neurology 79:1583-90. 2012
    ..This study was undertaken to investigate the association of auditory threshold with cognitive decline and dementia...
  3. doi request reprint Benzodiazepine use and risk of dementia: evidence from the Caerphilly Prospective Study (CaPS)
    John Gallacher
    Department of Primary Care and Public Health, Cardiff University, Cardiff, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 66:869-73. 2012
    ..Benzodiazepine use is widespread in older people, although its benefit is uncertain...
  4. ncbi request reprint Is type A behavior really a trigger for coronary heart disease events?
    John E J Gallacher
    Department of Epidemiology, Statistics and Public Health, University of Wales College of Medicine, Heath Park, Cardiff, UK
    Psychosom Med 65:339-46. 2003
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare chronic with acute mechanisms by which Type A might predict incident coronary heart disease (CHD)...
  5. ncbi request reprint The case for large scale fungible cohorts
    John E J Gallacher
    Department of Primary Care and Public Health, Cardiff University, UK
    Eur J Public Health 17:548-9. 2007
  6. doi request reprint Is sticky blood bad for the brain?: Hemostatic and inflammatory systems and dementia in the Caerphilly Prospective Study
    John Gallacher
    Department of Epidemiology, Statistics and Public Health, Centre for Health Sciences Research, Heath Park, Cardiff CF14 4XN, Wales, England
    Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 30:599-604. 2010
    ..Hemostasis and inflammation have been implicated in dementia. This study investigates the role of specific hemostatic and inflammatory pathways with incident vascular and nonvascular dementia...
  7. pmc Generating large-scale longitudinal data resources for aging research
    John Gallacher
    Department of Primary Care and Public Health, Neuadd Meirionnydd, Heath Park, Cardiff CF14 4YS, UK
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 66:i172-9. 2011
    ..The diversification of approaches to large-scale data resourcing is described in order to facilitate their use in aging research...
  8. doi request reprint Does anxiety affect risk of dementia? Findings from the Caerphilly Prospective Study
    John Gallacher
    Department of Epidemiology, Statistics and Public Health, Centre for Health Sciences Research, Cardiff University, Cardiff, UK
    Psychosom Med 71:659-66. 2009
    ..To examine the association of anxiety with incident dementia and cognitive impairment not dementia (CIND)...
  9. pmc Healthy lifestyles reduce the incidence of chronic diseases and dementia: evidence from the caerphilly cohort study
    Peter Elwood
    Cochrane Institute of Primary Care and Public Health, Cardiff University, Cardiff, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 8:e81877. 2013
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  10. doi request reprint What are effective strategies to communicate cardiovascular risk information to patients? A systematic review
    Cherry Ann Waldron
    Department of Primary Care and Public Health, Cardiff University, Heath Park, UK
    Patient Educ Couns 82:169-81. 2011
    ..To compare different interventions used to communicate cardiovascular risk and assess their impact on patient related outcomes...
  11. pmc Psychosocial impact of the summer 2007 floods in England
    Shantini Paranjothy
    Department of Primary Care and Public Health, School of Medicine, Cardiff University, Cardiff, UK
    BMC Public Health 11:145. 2011
    ..We carried out a health impact assessment using population-based surveys to assess the prevalence of and risk factors for the psychosocial consequences of this flooding in the United Kingdom...
  12. ncbi request reprint The survival advantage of milk and dairy consumption: an overview of evidence from cohort studies of vascular diseases, diabetes and cancer
    Peter C Elwood
    Department of Epidemiology, Statistics and Public Health, Cardiff University, Nutritional Sciences Research Unit, School of Agriculture, Policy and Development, University of Reading, Cardiff, United Kingdom
    J Am Coll Nutr 27:723S-34S. 2008
    ..Finally, published evidence on relationships with whole milk and fat-reduced milks was examined...
  13. pmc Urban built environment configuration and psychological distress in older men: results from the Caerphilly study
    Chinmoy Sarkar
    School of Planning and Geography, Glamorgan Building, Cardiff University, Cardiff CF10 3WA, UK
    BMC Public Health 13:695. 2013
    ..The study examines the impact of objectively assessed land use and street network configuration upon psychological distress and whether this association is moderated by the natural environment and area-level deprivation...
  14. doi request reprint Built environment configuration and change in body mass index: the Caerphilly Prospective Study (CaPS)
    Chinmoy Sarkar
    School of Planning and Geography, Glamorgan Building, Cardiff University, Cardiff CF10 3WA, United Kingdom
    Health Place 19:33-44. 2013
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  15. pmc The effect of different cardiovascular risk presentation formats on intentions, understanding and emotional affect: a randomised controlled trial using a web-based risk formatter (protocol)
    Cherry Ann Waldron
    Department of Primary Care and Public Health, School of Medicine, Cardiff University, Cardiff, UK
    BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 10:41. 2010
    ..The aim of this study is to compare the effects of presenting cardiovascular risk in different formats on individuals' intention to change behaviour to reduce risk, understanding of risk information and emotional affect...
  16. doi request reprint Achieving online consent to participation in large-scale gene-environment studies: a tangible destination
    Fiona Wood
    Department of Primary Care and Public Health, School of Medicine, Neuadd Meirionydd, Heath Park, Cardiff, UK
    J Med Ethics 37:487-92. 2011
    ..We explored whether an online consent process for large-scale genetics studies is acceptable for prospective participants using an example online genetics study...
  17. pmc Symptomatology attributable to psychological exposure to a chemical incident: a natural experiment
    John Gallacher
    Department of Primary Care and Public Health, Cardiff University, Cardiff, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 61:506-12. 2007
    ..Exposure to a complex emergency has a substantial psychological component, which is rarely assessed. This study compares the health impact of physically and psychologically mediated exposure to a complex emergency...
  18. doi request reprint The CRP genotype, serum levels and lung function in men: the Caerphilly Prospective Study
    Charlotte E Bolton
    Wales Heart Research Institute, School of Medicine, Cardiff University, Heath Park, Cardiff, Wales, UK
    Clin Sci (Lond) 120:347-55. 2011
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  19. ncbi request reprint Vascular disease and cognitive function in older men in the Caerphilly cohort
    Peter C Elwood
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Wales College of Medicine, Cardiff, UK
    Age Ageing 31:43-8. 2002
    ..We report the associations between cardiac and peripheral vascular disease and cognitive function for a large representative sample of men in Caerphilly, South Wales, UK...