P McCarron

Summary

Affiliation: Queen's University Belfast
Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc Inverse association between gastroesophageal reflux and blood pressure: results of a large community based study
    Liam J Murray
    Bolton Hospitals NHS Trust, Bolton, UK
    BMC Gastroenterol 8:10. 2008
  2. pmc Temperament in young adulthood and later mortality: prospective observational study
    P McCarron
    N Ireland Cancer Registry, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, The Queen s University of Belfast, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 57:888-92. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint Commentary: incubation of coronary heart disease--recent developments
    Peter McCarron
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Queen s University Belfast, Mulhouse Building, Grosvenor Road, Belfast, Ireland BT12 6BJ, UK
    Int J Epidemiol 34:248-50. 2005
  4. pmc Association between course of study at university and cause-specific mortality
    Peter McCarron
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Queen s University Belfast, UK
    J R Soc Med 96:384-8. 2003
  5. ncbi request reprint Secular changes in blood pressure in childhood, adolescence and young adulthood: systematic review of trends from 1948 to 1998
    P McCarron
    N Ireland Cancer Registry, The Queen s University Belfast, UK
    J Hum Hypertens 16:677-89. 2002
  6. pmc Type 2 diabetes in grandparents and birth weight in offspring and grandchildren in the ALSPAC study
    P McCarron
    Northern Ireland Cancer Registry, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Queen s University Belfast, Belfast, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 58:517-22. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint Lung cancer survival in Northern Ireland
    A T Gavin
    N Ireland Cancer Registry, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Queen s University, Belfast
    Ir Med J 96:237-40. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint Relationship between Helicobacter pylori infection and gastric atrophy and the stages of the oesophageal inflammation, metaplasia, adenocarcinoma sequence: results from the FINBAR case-control study
    L A Anderson
    Centre for Clinical and Population Sciences, Queen s University Belfast, Mulhouse Building, Grosvenor Road, Belfast BT12 6BJ, UK
    Gut 57:734-9. 2008
  9. pmc Secular trends in heart rate in young adults, 1949 to 2004: analyses of cross sectional studies
    A Black
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Queen s University Belfast, Belfast, UK
    Heart 92:468-73. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Evidence of prostate cancer screening in a UK region
    A Gavin
    Northern Ireland Cancer Registry, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Queens University of Belfast, Mulhouse Building, Grosvenor Road, Belfast BT12 6BJ, UK
    BJU Int 93:730-4. 2004

Detail Information

Publications37

  1. pmc Inverse association between gastroesophageal reflux and blood pressure: results of a large community based study
    Liam J Murray
    Bolton Hospitals NHS Trust, Bolton, UK
    BMC Gastroenterol 8:10. 2008
    ..In a cross-sectional community based study, as part of a randomised controlled trial of eradication of Helicobacter pylori infection, the association between blood pressure and symptoms of gastro-oesophageal reflux was examined...
  2. pmc Temperament in young adulthood and later mortality: prospective observational study
    P McCarron
    N Ireland Cancer Registry, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, The Queen s University of Belfast, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 57:888-92. 2003
    ..To determine the association between a clinician assessment of temperament in early adulthood and cause specific mortality...
  3. ncbi request reprint Commentary: incubation of coronary heart disease--recent developments
    Peter McCarron
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Queen s University Belfast, Mulhouse Building, Grosvenor Road, Belfast, Ireland BT12 6BJ, UK
    Int J Epidemiol 34:248-50. 2005
  4. pmc Association between course of study at university and cause-specific mortality
    Peter McCarron
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Queen s University Belfast, UK
    J R Soc Med 96:384-8. 2003
    ..The findings point to the potential for disease prevention among the large proportion of the population who now have third-level education...
  5. ncbi request reprint Secular changes in blood pressure in childhood, adolescence and young adulthood: systematic review of trends from 1948 to 1998
    P McCarron
    N Ireland Cancer Registry, The Queen s University Belfast, UK
    J Hum Hypertens 16:677-89. 2002
    ....
  6. pmc Type 2 diabetes in grandparents and birth weight in offspring and grandchildren in the ALSPAC study
    P McCarron
    Northern Ireland Cancer Registry, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Queen s University Belfast, Belfast, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 58:517-22. 2004
    ..To examine the association between a history of type 2 diabetes and birth weight of offspring and grandchildren...
  7. ncbi request reprint Lung cancer survival in Northern Ireland
    A T Gavin
    N Ireland Cancer Registry, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Queen s University, Belfast
    Ir Med J 96:237-40. 2003
    ..High mortality rates from lung cancer and, at best, modest improvements in survival, point to the need for increased efforts to reduce levels of lung cancer by tackling the main cause, smoking...
  8. ncbi request reprint Relationship between Helicobacter pylori infection and gastric atrophy and the stages of the oesophageal inflammation, metaplasia, adenocarcinoma sequence: results from the FINBAR case-control study
    L A Anderson
    Centre for Clinical and Population Sciences, Queen s University Belfast, Mulhouse Building, Grosvenor Road, Belfast BT12 6BJ, UK
    Gut 57:734-9. 2008
    ..The relationship between all stages of the oesophageal inflammation, metaplasia, adenocarcinoma sequence and H pylori infection and gastric atrophy was explored...
  9. pmc Secular trends in heart rate in young adults, 1949 to 2004: analyses of cross sectional studies
    A Black
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Queen s University Belfast, Belfast, UK
    Heart 92:468-73. 2006
    ..To investigate secular trends in resting heart rate in young adults...
  10. ncbi request reprint Evidence of prostate cancer screening in a UK region
    A Gavin
    Northern Ireland Cancer Registry, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Queens University of Belfast, Mulhouse Building, Grosvenor Road, Belfast BT12 6BJ, UK
    BJU Int 93:730-4. 2004
    ..To examine the pattern of use of prostate-specific antigen (PSA) testing in a UK region, where National Health Service policy does not recommend screening for prostate cancer...
  11. ncbi request reprint Breast cancer services--a population-based study of service reorganization
    Pauline Monaghan
    Northern Ireland Cancer Registry, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Queen s University, Belfast BT12 6BJ, UK
    J Public Health (Oxf) 27:171-5. 2005
    ..In this paper, breast cancer patients diagnosed in 1996 and those diagnosed in 2001 are compared in order to examine the extent of service change in Northern Ireland...
  12. ncbi request reprint The genetics of coronary heart disease: the contribution of twin studies
    Alun Evans
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Queen s University Belfast, Belfast, Northern Ireland, UK
    Twin Res 6:432-41. 2003
    ..Twin studies have also contributed to our understanding of the life course hypothesis, and GenomEUtwin has the potential to add to this...
  13. doi request reprint The finding of reduced estimated glomerular filtration rate is associated with increased mortality in a large UK population
    Michael P Quinn
    Nephrology Research Group, Centre for Public Health, Queen s University and Regional Nephrology Unit, Belfast City Hospital, Lisburn Road, Belfast BT9 7AB, UK
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 26:875-80. 2011
    ..This retrospective cohort study investigates the association between reduced kidney function and mortality in a large UK population...
  14. pmc Mortality in Barrett's oesophagus: results from a population based study
    L A Anderson
    Northern Ireland Cancer Registry, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, The Queen s University Belfast, UK
    Gut 52:1081-4. 2003
    ..Other causes of death are reportedly raised in this group. We examined cause specific mortality among individuals in a population based Barrett's oesophagus register...
  15. pmc Association of early life factors and acute lymphoblastic leukaemia in childhood: historical cohort study
    L Murray
    Northern Ireland Cancer Registry, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, The Queens University, Belfast, Riddel Hall, Stranmillis Road, Belfast BT9 5EE, UK
    Br J Cancer 86:356-61. 2002
    ..91 and 0.58; 95% CI=0.21-1.61 respectively). These findings indicate that several early life factors, including living conditions in childhood and maternal miscarriage history, influence risk of acute lymphoblastic leukaemia in childhood...
  16. ncbi request reprint Association between interleukin-1A polymorphism and cerebral amyloid angiopathy-related hemorrhage
    M O McCarron
    Department of Neurology, Royal Victoria Hospital, Belfast, BT12 6BA, UK
    Stroke 34:e193-5. 2003
    ..It has been suggested that the interleukin-1A (IL-1A) allele 2 is a risk factor for Alzheimer's disease (AD). Because cerebral amyloid angiopathy-related hemorrhage (CAAH) often coexists with AD, we examined the IL-1A polymorphism in CAAH...
  17. ncbi request reprint Reliability testing of a sun exposure questionnaire for the Northern Ireland population
    E A McMullen
    Department of Dermatology, Royal Victoria Hospital, Belfast, UK
    J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol 21:1071-3. 2007
    ....
  18. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of epigastric pain, heartburn and acid regurgitation in adolescents and their parents: evidence for intergenerational association
    Liam J Murray
    Centre for Clinical and Population Sciences, Queens University of Belfast, Northern Ireland
    Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 19:297-303. 2007
    ..Little is known of the epidemiology of upper gastrointestinal symptoms in adolescents. We examined the prevalence of, and the risk factors for, epigastric pain, heartburn and acid regurgitation in adolescents from Northern Ireland...
  19. ncbi request reprint Insulin sensitivity and clustering of coronary heart disease risk factors in young adults. The Northern Ireland Young Hearts Study
    Lars B Andersen
    Norwegian School of Sport Sciences, Oslo, Norway
    Prev Med 42:73-7. 2006
    ..Insulin resistance may cause deleterious changes in several CHD risk factors and is of potential interest in the aetiology of clustered risk. We analyzed how glucose and insulin variables were associated with clustered risk...
  20. pmc Childhood socioeconomic circumstances predict specific causes of death in adulthood: the Glasgow student cohort study
    Bruna Galobardes
    Department of Social Medicine, University of Bristol, Whiteladies Road, Canynge Hall, Bristol BS8 2PR, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 60:527-9. 2006
  21. ncbi request reprint Height in young adulthood and risk of death from cardiorespiratory disease: a prospective study of male former students of Glasgow University, Scotland
    Peter McCarron
    Surveillance Research Program, Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 155:683-7. 2002
    ..Controlling for confounding variables had little effect on these results. The findings suggest that factors operating in early life, and which influence height, also influence future cardiovascular health in men...
  22. ncbi request reprint McCarron et al. respond to "height-cardiovascular disease relation": are all risk factors equal?
    Peter McCarron
    Surveillance Research Program, Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 155:690-1. 2002
  23. pmc Trends in blood pressure over 10 years in adolescents: analyses of cross sectional surveys in the Northern Ireland Young Hearts project
    David Watkins
    Department of Child Health, Queens University of Belfast, Institute of Clinical Science, Royal Victoria Hospital, Belfast BT12 6JB
    BMJ 329:139. 2004
    ..To examine secular trends in blood pressure over a 10 year period between two representative cohorts of adolescents from Northern Ireland...
  24. ncbi request reprint Association between height and coronary heart disease mortality: a prospective study of 35,000 twin pairs
    Karri Silventoinen
    Department of Public Health, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Am J Epidemiol 163:615-21. 2006
    ..14, 95% CI: 1.01, 1.28). The inverse association between height and CHD mortality found within monozygotic discordant twin pairs suggests that this association is because of environmental factors that directly affect height and CHD risk...
  25. ncbi request reprint A prospective investigation of height and prostate cancer risk
    Jacqueline S P Sequoia
    Nutritional Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, NIH, 6120 Executive Boulevard, EPS 3044, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 15:2174-8. 2006
    ..02 (1.37-2.97); P(trend) = 0.0008, P(interaction) = 0.002]. Our study provides additional evidence that increased height is a risk factor for prostate cancer and suggests that taller men are particularly susceptible to advanced disease...
  26. ncbi request reprint Association of body mass index measured in childhood, adolescence, and young adulthood with risk of ischemic heart disease and stroke: findings from 3 historical cohort studies
    Debbie A Lawlor
    Department of Social Medicine, University of Bristol, Canynge Hall, Whiteladies Road, Bristol BS8 2PR, United Kingdom
    Am J Clin Nutr 83:767-73. 2006
    ..It is unclear whether early life body mass index (BMI; in kg/m(2)) is associated with adult cardiovascular disease...
  27. pmc Associations between tooth loss and mortality patterns in the Glasgow Alumni Cohort
    Yu Kang Tu
    Leeds Dental Institute, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK
    Heart 93:1098-103. 2007
    ..To use data from the Glasgow Alumni Cohort to investigate whether oral health in young adulthood is independently associated with later life cardiovascular disease (CVD) and cancer mortality...
  28. ncbi request reprint Influence of mammographic screening on trends in breast-conserving surgery in Ireland
    Paul M Walsh
    National Cancer Registry Ireland, Elm Court, Boreenmanna Road, Cork, Ireland
    Eur J Cancer Prev 15:138-48. 2006
    ..But similar trends occurred in the absence of large-scale screening (in the Republic of Ireland), and surgical treatment of screen-detected cases did not reflect tumour characteristics alone...
  29. ncbi request reprint Thyroid cancer and multiple primary tumors in the SEER cancer registries
    Cécile M Ronckers
    Radiation Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, NIH, DHHS, Bethesda, MD 20892 7238, USA
    Int J Cancer 117:281-8. 2005
    ....
  30. ncbi request reprint Trends in cervical squamous cell carcinoma incidence in 13 European countries: changing risk and the effects of screening
    Freddie Bray
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 14:677-86. 2005
    ..Further investigation of the effectiveness of opportunistic screening is warranted as is the observation of differing risk patterns in young cohorts in countries with relatively similar societal structures...
  31. ncbi request reprint Life course breast cancer risk factors and adult breast density (United Kingdom)
    Mona Jeffreys
    Centre for Public Health Research, Massey University, Wellington Campus, Private Box 756, Wellington, New Zealand
    Cancer Causes Control 15:947-55. 2004
    ..To determine whether risk factors in childhood and early adulthood affect later mammographic breast density...
  32. pmc The changing global patterns of female breast cancer incidence and mortality
    Freddie Bray
    Unit of Descriptive Epidemiology, International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Breast Cancer Res 6:229-39. 2004
    ..The observations are discussed in the context of the numerous aetiological factors, as well as the impact of screening and advances in treatment and disease management in high-resource settings...
  33. ncbi request reprint Editorial comment--North, south: changing directions in cardiovascular epidemiology
    Peter McCarron
    Stroke 34:2609-11. 2003
  34. ncbi request reprint Exposures in childhood, adolescence and early adulthood and breast cancer risk: a systematic review of the literature
    Mona Okasha
    Department of Social Medicine, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 78:223-76. 2003
    ..No clear association between early drinking and breast cancer risk exists. These results are discussed in relation to possible underlying mechanisms and health promotion strategies which could reduce breast cancer risk...
  35. ncbi request reprint Secular trends in stroke mortality and early-life environment
    Peter McCarron
    Lancet 361:1059-60. 2003
  36. ncbi request reprint Blood pressure in early life and cardiovascular disease mortality
    Peter McCarron
    Arch Intern Med 162:610-1. 2002
  37. ncbi request reprint Does psychological distress predict the risk of ischemic stroke and transient ischemic attack? The Caerphilly Study
    Margaret May
    Department of Social Medicine, University of Bristol, UK
    Stroke 33:7-12. 2002
    ..Therefore, we examined whether psychological distress leads to an increased risk of ischemic stroke and transient ischemic attack (TIA)...