G David Batty

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Affiliation: National Institute for Medical Research
Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc Early life socioeconomic adversity is associated in adult life with chronic inflammation, carotid atherosclerosis, poorer lung function and decreased cognitive performance: a cross-sectional, population-based study
    Chris J Packard
    Glasgow Clinical Research Facility, Tennent Building, 38 Church Street, Western Infirmary, Glasgow G116NT, UK
    BMC Public Health 11:42. 2011
  2. doi Walking pace, leisure time physical activity, and resting heart rate in relation to disease-specific mortality in London: 40 years follow-up of the original Whitehall study. An update of our work with professor Jerry N. Morris (1910-2009)
    G David Batty
    Medical Research Council Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, Glasgow, UK
    Ann Epidemiol 20:661-9. 2010
  3. pmc Early life diarrhoea and later blood pressure in a developing country: the 1982 Pelotas (Brazil) birth cohort study
    G D Batty
    MRC Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, University of Glasgow, 4 Lilybank Gardens, Glasgow G12 8RZ, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 63:163-5. 2009
  4. pmc Does IQ predict total and cardiovascular disease mortality as strongly as other risk factors? Comparison of effect estimates using the Vietnam Experience Study
    G D Batty
    MRC Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK
    Heart 94:1541-4. 2008
  5. doi Obesity and overweight in relation to liver disease mortality in men: 38 year follow-up of the original Whitehall study
    G D Batty
    MRC Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, Scotland, UK
    Int J Obes (Lond) 32:1741-4. 2008
  6. pmc Problem drinking and exceeding guidelines for 'sensible' alcohol consumption in Scottish men: associations with life course socioeconomic disadvantage in a population-based cohort study
    G David Batty
    MRC Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK
    BMC Public Health 8:302. 2008
  7. doi Is low IQ related to risk of death by homicide? Testing a hypothesis using data from the Vietnam Experience Study
    George David Batty
    MRC Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK
    Psychiatry Res 161:112-5. 2008
  8. doi Diarrhoea in childhood and cause-specific mortality in older age: analyses of 5642 deaths in 33,261 individuals from the Hertfordshire studies
    G David Batty
    MRC Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 15:494-6. 2008
  9. pmc IQ in late adolescence/early adulthood, risk factors in middle age and later all-cause mortality in men: the Vietnam Experience Study
    G D Batty
    MRC Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, University of Glasgow, 4 Lilybank Gardens, Glasgow G12 8RZ, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 62:522-31. 2008
  10. doi IQ in late adolescence/early adulthood, risk factors in middle age, and later cancer mortality in men: the Vietnam Experience Study
    G David Batty
    MRC Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK, G12 8RZ
    Psychooncology 18:1122-6. 2009

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  1. pmc Early life socioeconomic adversity is associated in adult life with chronic inflammation, carotid atherosclerosis, poorer lung function and decreased cognitive performance: a cross-sectional, population-based study
    Chris J Packard
    Glasgow Clinical Research Facility, Tennent Building, 38 Church Street, Western Infirmary, Glasgow G116NT, UK
    BMC Public Health 11:42. 2011
    ..The Psychosocial and Biological Determinants of Ill-health (pSoBid) study was designed to uncover novel biomarkers of chronic disease that may help explain pathways between socioeconomic adversity and poorer physical and mental health...
  2. doi Walking pace, leisure time physical activity, and resting heart rate in relation to disease-specific mortality in London: 40 years follow-up of the original Whitehall study. An update of our work with professor Jerry N. Morris (1910-2009)
    G David Batty
    Medical Research Council Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, Glasgow, UK
    Ann Epidemiol 20:661-9. 2010
    ..Morris (1910-2009)...
  3. pmc Early life diarrhoea and later blood pressure in a developing country: the 1982 Pelotas (Brazil) birth cohort study
    G D Batty
    MRC Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, University of Glasgow, 4 Lilybank Gardens, Glasgow G12 8RZ, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 63:163-5. 2009
    ..We examined whether there was an association between episodes of diarrhoea (a proxy for acute dehydration) and later measured blood pressure...
  4. pmc Does IQ predict total and cardiovascular disease mortality as strongly as other risk factors? Comparison of effect estimates using the Vietnam Experience Study
    G D Batty
    MRC Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK
    Heart 94:1541-4. 2008
    ..To compare the strength of the relation of two measurements of IQ and 11 established risk factors with total and cardiovascular disease (CVD) mortality...
  5. doi Obesity and overweight in relation to liver disease mortality in men: 38 year follow-up of the original Whitehall study
    G D Batty
    MRC Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, Scotland, UK
    Int J Obes (Lond) 32:1741-4. 2008
    ..Further investigation in prospective cohort studies with more detailed data on liver disease, for instance using biochemical tests of liver function or hepatic ultrasonography, is warranted...
  6. pmc Problem drinking and exceeding guidelines for 'sensible' alcohol consumption in Scottish men: associations with life course socioeconomic disadvantage in a population-based cohort study
    G David Batty
    MRC Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK
    BMC Public Health 8:302. 2008
    ..If public health interventions are to be successfully implemented, it is first important to identify correlates of such behaviours, including socioeconomic disadvantage. This was the aim of the present study...
  7. doi Is low IQ related to risk of death by homicide? Testing a hypothesis using data from the Vietnam Experience Study
    George David Batty
    MRC Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK
    Psychiatry Res 161:112-5. 2008
    ..We tested the relation between IQ and death by homicide. In a prospective cohort study of 14,537 men (21 homicides), the association between lower IQ and an increased risk of homicide was lost after multiple adjustment...
  8. doi Diarrhoea in childhood and cause-specific mortality in older age: analyses of 5642 deaths in 33,261 individuals from the Hertfordshire studies
    G David Batty
    MRC Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 15:494-6. 2008
    ..In the largest study to date to examine the relation, there was no evidence that diarrhoea in early life had an influence on later CHD mortality...
  9. pmc IQ in late adolescence/early adulthood, risk factors in middle age and later all-cause mortality in men: the Vietnam Experience Study
    G D Batty
    MRC Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, University of Glasgow, 4 Lilybank Gardens, Glasgow G12 8RZ, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 62:522-31. 2008
    ..To examine the role of potential mediating factors in explaining the IQ-mortality relation...
  10. doi IQ in late adolescence/early adulthood, risk factors in middle age, and later cancer mortality in men: the Vietnam Experience Study
    G David Batty
    MRC Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK, G12 8RZ
    Psychooncology 18:1122-6. 2009
    ..g. smoking, obesity), assessed in middle age, in explaining the IQ-cancer relation...
  11. pmc Risk factors for pancreatic cancer mortality: extended follow-up of the original Whitehall Study
    G David Batty
    MRC Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, Glasgow, UK
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 18:673-5. 2009
    ..89-2.12), or socioeconomic status [clerical (low) versus professional/executive, 0.95; 0.59-1.51] offered any predictive value for pancreatic cancer mortality. These results were unchanged following control for a range of covariates...
  12. doi Alcohol problems and all-cause mortality in men and women: predictive capacity of a clinical screening tool in a 21-year follow-up of a large, UK-wide, general population-based survey
    G David Batty
    MRC Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK
    J Psychosom Res 66:317-21. 2009
    ..This was the objective of the present study..
  13. doi Socioeconomic status and telomere length: the West of Scotland Coronary Prevention Study
    G D Batty
    MRC Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, University of Glasgow, 4 Lilybank Gardens, Glasgow G12 8RZ, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 63:839-41. 2009
    ..However, in the very few studies conducted, substantial uncertainty exists regarding this relationship...
  14. pmc Internationally recognized guidelines for 'sensible' alcohol consumption: is exceeding them actually detrimental to health and social circumstances? Evidence from a population-based cohort study
    G David Batty
    Medical Research Council Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, University of Glasgow, Glasgow G12 8RZ, UK
    J Public Health (Oxf) 31:360-5. 2009
    ..The health and social impact of drinking in excess of internationally recognized weekly (>21 units in men; >14 units in women) and daily (>4 units in men; >3 units in women) recommendations for 'sensible' alcohol intake are largely unknown...
  15. pmc Does IQ explain socio-economic differentials in total and cardiovascular disease mortality? Comparison with the explanatory power of traditional cardiovascular disease risk factors in the Vietnam Experience Study
    G David Batty
    Medical Research Council Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, University of Glasgow, Glasgow G12 8RZ, UK
    Eur Heart J 30:1903-9. 2009
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  16. doi Impact of resurvey non-response on the associations between baseline risk factors and cardiovascular disease mortality: prospective cohort study
    G D Batty
    Medical Research Council Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 63:952-5. 2009
    ..In cohort studies, a potentially important but little investigated manifestation of selection bias is the distortion of the exposure-disease relationship according to participation status...
  17. doi Height, wealth, and health: an overview with new data from three longitudinal studies
    G David Batty
    Medical Research Council Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, Glasgow, UK
    Econ Hum Biol 7:137-52. 2009
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  18. doi Adult height and cancer mortality in Asia: the Asia Pacific Cohort Studies Collaboration
    G D Batty
    Medical Research Council Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK
    Ann Oncol 21:646-54. 2010
    ..For the first time, we make direct comparison in the same analyses of the associations between height and a series of malignancies in Australasian (Caucasian) and Asian populations...
  19. pmc Post-challenge blood glucose concentration and stroke mortality rates in non-diabetic men in London: 38-year follow-up of the original Whitehall prospective cohort study
    G D Batty
    University of Glasgow, Glasgow, G12 8RZ, UK
    Diabetologia 51:1123-6. 2008
    ..While individuals with diabetes have a raised risk of stroke, it is unclear whether hyperglycaemia in non-diabetic populations is related to the development of this disease...
  20. doi Obesity and liver cancer mortality in Asia: The Asia Pacific Cohort Studies Collaboration
    G David Batty
    Medical Research Council Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, Glasgow, Scotland, UK
    Cancer Epidemiol 33:469-72. 2009
    ..BMI, whether categorised according to current guidelines for Asian groups or World Health Organisation recommendations, was not associated with liver cancer in any of our analyses...
  21. doi Pre-morbid intelligence, the metabolic syndrome and mortality: the Vietnam Experience Study
    G D Batty
    MRC Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, University of Glasgow, 4 Lilybank Gardens, Glasgow G12 8RZ, UK
    Diabetologia 51:436-43. 2008
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  22. doi Does IQ predict cardiovascular disease mortality as strongly as established risk factors? Comparison of effect estimates using the West of Scotland Twenty-07 cohort study
    G David Batty
    MRC Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 17:24-7. 2010
    ..To compare the strength of the association between intelligence quotient (IQ) and cardiovascular disease (CVD) mortality with the predictive power for established risk factors...
  23. doi Intelligence in early adulthood and subsequent risk of assault: cohort study of 1,120,998 Swedish men
    Elise Whitley
    MRC Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK
    Psychosom Med 72:390-6. 2010
    ..To examine the association between low intelligence (IQ) and increased risk of assault. Previous studies have been relatively small, have not adjust for socioeconomic status, and have not examined method-specific assaults...
  24. pmc Childhood mental ability and adult alcohol intake and alcohol problems: the 1970 British cohort study
    G David Batty
    UK Medical Research Council Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, Scotland, UK
    Am J Public Health 98:2237-43. 2008
    ..We examined the potential relation of mental ability test scores at age 10 years with alcohol problems and alcohol intake at age 30 years...
  25. pmc Childhood IQ in relation to risk factors for premature mortality in middle-aged persons: the Aberdeen Children of the 1950s study
    G David Batty
    MRC Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, University of Glasgow, 4 Lilybank Gardens, Glasgow G12 8RZ, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 61:241-7. 2007
    ..This study examines the association between childhood IQ and a range of established physiological and behavioural risk factors for premature mortality in adulthood. Design,..
  26. pmc What is the predictive value of established risk factors for total and cardiovascular disease mortality when measured before middle age? Pooled analyses of two prospective cohort studies from Scotland
    Linsay Gray
    MRC Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, Glasgow, UK
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 17:106-12. 2010
    ..To examine the association of physiological, behavioural and social characteristics in pre-middle age with future total and cardiovascular disease (CVD) mortality...
  27. pmc Personality, socio-economic status and inflammation: cross-sectional, population-based study
    Keith Millar
    College of Medical, Veterinary and Life Sciences, Institute of Mental Health and Wellbeing, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, Scotland
    PLoS ONE 8:e58256. 2013
    ....
  28. pmc Mental ability across childhood in relation to risk factors for premature mortality in adult life: the 1970 British Cohort Study
    G David Batty
    MRC Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, University of Glasgow, 4 Lilybank Gardens, Glasgow G12 8RZ, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 61:997-1003. 2007
    ..To examine the relation of scores on tests of mental ability across childhood with established risk factors for premature mortality at the age of 30 years...
  29. pmc IQ in early adulthood, socioeconomic position, and unintentional injury mortality by middle age: a cohort study of more than 1 million Swedish men
    G David Batty
    MRC Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK
    Am J Epidemiol 169:606-15. 2009
    ..These findings suggest that IQ may have an important role both in the etiology of injuries and in explaining socioeconomic inequalities in injury mortality...
  30. pmc Psychosis alters association between IQ and future risk of attempted suicide: cohort study of 1,109,475 Swedish men
    G David Batty
    Medical Research Council Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, University of Glasgow, Glasgow
    BMJ 340:c2506. 2010
    ..To explore associations between IQ measured in early adulthood and subsequent hospital admissions for attempted suicide and to explore the role of psychosis and examine associations of IQ with specific methods of attempted suicide...
  31. ncbi What influences diet in early old age? Prospective and cross-sectional analyses of the Boyd Orr cohort
    Maria Maynard
    MRC Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, Glasgow, UK
    Eur J Public Health 16:316-24. 2006
    ..The aim of this study is to identify the socio-economic and health-related factors in childhood and later life associated with healthy eating in early old age...
  32. doi Socio-economic status is associated with epigenetic differences in the pSoBid cohort
    Dagmara McGuinness
    Institute of Cancer Sciences, College of Medical, Veterinary and Life Sciences, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK
    Int J Epidemiol 41:151-60. 2012
    ....
  33. doi IQ in late adolescence/early adulthood, risk factors in middle-age and later coronary heart disease mortality in men: the Vietnam Experience Study
    G David Batty
    MRC Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 15:359-61. 2008
    ..Examine the relation between IQ in early adulthood and later coronary heart disease (CHD) mortality, and assess the extent to which established risk factors measured in middle-age might explain this gradient...
  34. ncbi Decreased risk of death from coronary heart disease amongst men with higher 'femininity' scores: a general population cohort study
    Kate Hunt
    MRC Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, 4 Lilybank Gardens, Glasgow, Scotland, UK
    Int J Epidemiol 36:612-20. 2007
    ..g. smoking), but psychological factors and broader social constructions of gender are rarely considered...
  35. pmc Parental height in relation to offspring coronary heart disease: examining transgenerational influences on health using the west of Scotland Midspan Family Study
    Linsay Gray
    Medical Research Council Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, Glasgow, UK
    Int J Epidemiol 41:1776-85. 2012
    ..Adult height is known to be inversely related to coronary heart disease (CHD) risk. We sought to investigate transgenerational influence of parental height on offspring's CHD risk...
  36. pmc Body mass index and attempted suicide: Cohort study of 1,133,019 Swedish men
    G David Batty
    Medical Research Council Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, Glasgow, United Kingdom
    Am J Epidemiol 172:890-9. 2010
    ..This study suggests that lower weight men have an increased risk of attempted suicide and that associations may extend into the "normal" BMI range...
  37. pmc Accelerated telomere attrition is associated with relative household income, diet and inflammation in the pSoBid cohort
    Paul G Shiels
    Institute of Cancer Sciences, College of Medical, Veterinary and Life Sciences, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, Scotland
    PLoS ONE 6:e22521. 2011
    ....
  38. pmc Does IQ explain socioeconomic inequalities in health? Evidence from a population based cohort study in the west of Scotland
    G David Batty
    MRC Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, University of Glasgow, Glasgow G12 8RZ
    BMJ 332:580-4. 2006
    ..To test the hypothesis that IQ is a fundamental cause of socioeconomic inequalities in health...
  39. pmc Soluble ST2 associates with diabetes but not established cardiovascular risk factors: a new inflammatory pathway of relevance to diabetes?
    Ashley M Miller
    Institute of Cardiovascular and Medical Sciences, College of Medical, Veterinary and Life Sciences, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 7:e47830. 2012
    ..Further mechanistic studies determining how sST2 is linked to diabetes pathways may offer new insights into the inflammatory paradigm for type 2 diabetes...
  40. pmc Psychological, social and biological determinants of ill health (pSoBid): study protocol of a population-based study
    Yoga N Velupillai
    Glasgow Centre for Population Health, Level 6, 39 St Vincent Place, Glasgow, G1 2ER, UK
    BMC Public Health 8:126. 2008
    ....
  41. pmc Why do males in Scotland die younger than those in England? Evidence from three prospective cohort studies
    Gerry McCartney
    Public Health Science Directorate, NHS Health Scotland, Glasgow, Scotland
    PLoS ONE 7:e38860. 2012
    ..To examine explanations for the higher rates of male mortality in two Scottish cohorts compared with a cohort in south-east England for which similar data were collected...
  42. pmc Blood pressure in early adulthood, hypertension in middle age, and future cardiovascular disease mortality: HAHS (Harvard Alumni Health Study)
    Linsay Gray
    MRC CSO Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, Glasgow, UK
    J Am Coll Cardiol 58:2396-403. 2011
    ..We sought to examine the association of early adulthood blood pressure with cardiovascular disease (CVD) mortality, while accounting for middle-age hypertension...
  43. pmc Association of diarrhoea in childhood with blood pressure and coronary heart disease in older age: analyses of two UK cohort studies
    G David Batty
    MRC Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK
    Int J Epidemiol 36:1349-55. 2007
    ..We examined if episodes of diarrhoea in childhood, a recognized proxy for acute dehydration, were related to measured blood pressure and coronary heart disease in older adults...
  44. doi IQ in early adulthood and later risk of death by homicide: cohort study of 1 million men
    G David Batty
    MRC Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 193:461-5. 2008
    ..Risk factors for homicide are emerging; however, the predictive value of IQ, for which there is a strong prima facie case, has yet to be examined...
  45. doi Childhood intelligence and midlife inflammatory and hemostatic biomarkers: the National Child Development Study (1958) cohort
    Catherine M Calvin
    Department of Psychology, Centre for Cognitive Ageing and Cognitive Epidemiology, University of Edinburgh, Glasgow, Scotland
    Health Psychol 30:710-8. 2011
    ..In a prospective cohort study the authors examined associations between childhood intelligence at age 11 and inflammatory and hemostatic biomarkers in middle age...
  46. doi IQ in early adulthood and mortality by middle age: cohort study of 1 million Swedish men
    G David Batty
    MRC Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK
    Epidemiology 20:100-9. 2009
    ..Additionally, the link between IQ and cause-specific mortality has been little explored...
  47. pmc Effect of body mass index and alcohol consumption on liver disease: analysis of data from two prospective cohort studies
    Carole L Hart
    Public Health and Health Policy, Division of Community Based Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Glasgow, Glasgow G12 8RZ
    BMJ 340:c1240. 2010
    ..To investigate whether alcohol consumption and raised body mass index (BMI) act together to increase risk of liver disease...
  48. ncbi Childhood mental ability in relation to food intake and physical activity in adulthood: the 1970 British Cohort Study
    G David Batty
    Medical Research Council Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, University of Glasgow, 4 Lilybank Gardens, Glasgow, United Kingdom G12 8RZ
    Pediatrics 119:e38-45. 2007
    ..The purpose of this work was to examine the relation of scores on tests of mental ability in childhood with food consumption and physical activity in adulthood...
  49. doi Physical stature and method-specific attempted suicide: cohort study of one million men
    Elise Whitley
    Medical Research Council Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, Glasgow, UK
    Psychiatry Res 179:116-8. 2010
    ....
  50. ncbi Effect of maternal smoking during pregnancy on offspring's cognitive ability: empirical evidence for complete confounding in the US national longitudinal survey of youth
    G David Batty
    Medical Research Council, Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, University of Glasgow, 4 Lilybank Gardens, Glasgow G12 8RZ, United Kingdom
    Pediatrics 118:943-50. 2006
    ..Numerous studies have reported that maternal cigarette smoking during pregnancy is related to lower IQ scores in the offspring. Confounding is a crucial issue in interpreting this association...
  51. doi Socioeconomic deprivation and cortical morphology: psychological, social, and biological determinants of ill health study
    Rajeev Krishnadas
    MRCPsych, Clinical Lecturer in Institute of Health and Wellbeing, Sackler Institute of Psychobiological Research, Southern General Hospital, Glasgow, G51 4TF, UK
    Psychosom Med 75:616-23. 2013
    ..We provide additional evidence of a relationship between socioeconomic deprivation and cortical morphology. ..
  52. pmc Contribution of smoking-related and alcohol-related deaths to the gender gap in mortality: evidence from 30 European countries
    Gerry McCartney
    MRC CSO Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, Glasgow G12 8RZ, Scotland, UK
    Tob Control 20:166-8. 2011
    ..Debate continues about the causes of the gender gap, although smoking is known to have been a major contributor to the difference in the past...
  53. pmc Childhood IQ and life course socioeconomic position in relation to alcohol induced hangovers in adulthood: the Aberdeen children of the 1950s study
    G David Batty
    MRC Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, University of Glasgow, 4 Lilybank Gardens, Glasgow G12 8RZ, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 60:872-4. 2006
    ..To examine the association between scores on IQ tests in childhood and alcohol induced hangovers in middle aged men and women. Design, Setting, and..
  54. ncbi Obesity and overweight in relation to mortality in men with and without type 2 diabetes/impaired glucose tolerance: the original Whitehall Study
    G David Batty
    Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, Medical Research Council, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK
    Diabetes Care 30:2388-91. 2007
  55. ncbi Adult height and lung function as markers of life course exposures: associations with risk factors and cause-specific mortality
    G David Batty
    MRC Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, 4 Lilybank Gardens, Glasgow, G12 8RZ, UK
    Eur J Epidemiol 21:795-801. 2006
    ..Studies of the association of height and lung function with mortality--which are currently modest in number--will clarify the relative utility of these risk indices and the mechanisms underlying observed patterns of disease risk...
  56. pmc Cognitive epidemiology
    Ian J Deary
    Department of Psychology, School of Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 61:378-84. 2007
    ..A short guide is given to the main statistical techniques used by differential psychologists in the study of human mental abilities. There is a discussion of common epidemiological concepts in the context of cognitive epidemiology...
  57. pmc Effect of breast feeding on intelligence in children: prospective study, sibling pairs analysis, and meta-analysis
    Geoff Der
    MRC Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, Glasgow G12 8RZ
    BMJ 333:945. 2006
    ..To assess the importance of maternal intelligence, and the effect of controlling for it and other important confounders, in the link between breast feeding and children's intelligence...
  58. ncbi Diabetes status and post-load plasma glucose concentration in relation to site-specific cancer mortality: findings from the original Whitehall study
    G David Batty
    MRC Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, University of Glasgow, 4 Lilybank Gardens, Glasgow, G12 8RZ, UK
    Cancer Causes Control 15:873-81. 2004
    ..While several studies have reported on the relation of diabetes status with pancreatic cancer risk, the predictive value of this disorder for other malignancies is unclear...
  59. doi Cognitive and behavioural predictors of survival in Alzheimer disease: results from a sample of treated patients in a tertiary-referral memory clinic
    Tom C Russ
    Scottish Dementia Clinical Research Network, NHS, Scotland, UK
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 27:844-53. 2012
    ..This study examined the influence of cognitive and non-cognitive factors at the time of diagnosis on the survival of patients with treated probable Alzheimer Disease (AD)...
  60. doi Prior psychiatric hospitalization is associated with excess mortality in patients hospitalized with non-cardiac chest pain: a data linkage study based on the full Scottish population (1991-2006)
    Michelle Gillies
    Department of Public Health and Health Policy, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK
    Eur Heart J 33:760-7. 2012
    ..Non-cardiac chest pain (NCCP) is considered a benign condition. We investigate case-fatality following an incident hospitalization for NCCP and determine whether previous psychiatric hospitalization is associated with short-term mortality...
  61. ncbi Premorbid (early life) IQ and later mortality risk: systematic review
    G David Batty
    MRC Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK
    Ann Epidemiol 17:278-88. 2007
    ..The purpose of the present report is to systematically locate, evaluate, and interpret the findings of all such studies...
  62. pmc Accuracy of adults' recall of childhood social class: findings from the Aberdeen children of the 1950s study
    G David Batty
    MRC Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, University of Glasgow, Glasgow G12 8RZ, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 59:898-903. 2005
    ..This study evaluated the validity of adults' reports of childhood paternal social class...
  63. doi Erectile dysfunction and later cardiovascular disease in men with type 2 diabetes: prospective cohort study based on the ADVANCE (Action in Diabetes and Vascular Disease: Preterax and Diamicron Modified-Release Controlled Evaluation) trial
    G David Batty
    Medical Research Council Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, Glasgow, UK
    J Am Coll Cardiol 56:1908-13. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the relationship between erectile problems in men and cardiovascular disease (CVD) mortality...
  64. pmc Geographical variation in dementia: systematic review with meta-analysis
    Tom C Russ
    Scottish Dementia Clinical Research Network, NHS Scotland, UK
    Int J Epidemiol 41:1012-32. 2012
    ..This review systematically collates and synthesizes studies examining geographical variation in the prevalence and incidence of dementia based on comparisons of studies using identical methodologies...
  65. pmc Common mental disorders and mortality in the West of Scotland Twenty-07 Study: comparing the General Health Questionnaire and the Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale
    Mary Kathleen Hannah
    MRC CSO Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, 4 Lilybank Gardens, Glasgow G12 8RZ, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 67:558-63. 2013
    ..This paper compares how the Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale (HADS) and the 30-item General Health Questionnaire (GHQ-30) predict all cause and cause-specific mortality...
  66. doi The advantages of being called NICE: a systematic review of journal article titles using the acronym for the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence
    David S Morrison
    West of Scotland Cancer Surveillance Unit, Division of Community Based Sciences, University of Glasgow, 1 Lilybank Gardens, Glasgow, G12 8DN, UK
    J Public Health (Oxf) 31:127-30. 2009
    ..To describe the use of NICE, the acronym for the UK National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence, as both an adjective and noun in peer-reviewed journal article titles...