J W G Yarnell

Summary

Affiliation: Queen's University Belfast
Country: UK

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Contribution of lifetime smoking habit in France and Northern Ireland to country and socioeconomic differentials in mortality and cardiovascular incidence: the PRIME Study
    J W G Yarnell
    Centre for Public Health, Queens University of Belfast, ICS Block B, RVH Site, Grosvenor Road, Belfast BT12 6BJ, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 66:599-604. 2012
  2. pmc Lack of association between serological evidence of past Coxiella burnetii infection and incident ischaemic heart disease: nested case-control study
    Conall McCaughey
    Regional Virus Laboratory, Royal Hospitals, Grosvenor Road, Belfast BT12 6BA, UK
    BMC Infect Dis 5:61. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint Association of European population levels of thrombotic and inflammatory factors with risk of coronary heart disease: the MONICA Optional Haemostasis Study
    John Yarnell
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Queen s University of Belfast, UK
    Eur Heart J 26:332-42; discussion 317-8. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Haemostatic/inflammatory markers predict 10-year risk of IHD at least as well as lipids: the Caerphilly collaborative studies
    J W G Yarnell
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Queen s University Belfast, Belfast BT12 6BJ, UK
    Eur Heart J 25:1049-56. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Type A behaviour and consumption of an atherogenic diet: no association in the PRIME study
    K M Appleton
    School of Psychology, Queen s University of Belfast, 18 30 Malone Road, Belfast BT9 5BP, UK
    Appetite 49:554-60. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Paraoxonase activity and coronary heart disease risk in healthy middle-aged males: the PRIME study
    J A Troughton
    Faculty of Medicine, Queen s University Belfast, Belfast, Northern Ireland, UK
    Atherosclerosis 197:556-63. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Homocysteine and coronary heart disease risk in the PRIME study
    J A Troughton
    Faculty of Medicine, Queen s University Belfast, Belfast, Northern Ireland, UK
    Atherosclerosis 191:90-7. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Smoking, atopy and certain furry pets are major determinants of respiratory symptoms in children: the International Study of Asthma and Allergies in Childhood Study (Ireland)
    J W G Yarnell
    Department of Epidemiology, Queen s University Belfast, Belfast, Northern Ireland
    Clin Exp Allergy 33:96-100. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint Depressed mood and dietary fish intake: direct relationship or indirect relationship as a result of diet and lifestyle?
    K M Appleton
    School of Psychology, Queen s University Belfast, 18 30 Malone Road, Belfast, BT9 5BP, United Kingdom
    J Affect Disord 104:217-23. 2007
  10. pmc What level of physical activity protects against premature cardiovascular death? The Caerphilly study
    S Yu
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Queen s University of Belfast, Belfast, UK
    Heart 89:502-6. 2003

Detail Information

Publications16

  1. doi request reprint Contribution of lifetime smoking habit in France and Northern Ireland to country and socioeconomic differentials in mortality and cardiovascular incidence: the PRIME Study
    J W G Yarnell
    Centre for Public Health, Queens University of Belfast, ICS Block B, RVH Site, Grosvenor Road, Belfast BT12 6BJ, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 66:599-604. 2012
    ..This study examines the contribution of lifetime smoking habit to the socioeconomic gradient in all-cause and smoking-related mortality and in cardiovascular incidence in two countries...
  2. pmc Lack of association between serological evidence of past Coxiella burnetii infection and incident ischaemic heart disease: nested case-control study
    Conall McCaughey
    Regional Virus Laboratory, Royal Hospitals, Grosvenor Road, Belfast BT12 6BA, UK
    BMC Infect Dis 5:61. 2005
    ..We undertook this study to determine if past infection with Coxiella burnetii, the aetiological agent of Q fever, is a risk factor for the subsequent development of ischaemic heart disease...
  3. ncbi request reprint Association of European population levels of thrombotic and inflammatory factors with risk of coronary heart disease: the MONICA Optional Haemostasis Study
    John Yarnell
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Queen s University of Belfast, UK
    Eur Heart J 26:332-42; discussion 317-8. 2005
    ..We therefore measured thrombotic and inflammatory markers in a substudy of the WHO MONICA project and correlated these with CHD event rates...
  4. ncbi request reprint Haemostatic/inflammatory markers predict 10-year risk of IHD at least as well as lipids: the Caerphilly collaborative studies
    J W G Yarnell
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Queen s University Belfast, Belfast BT12 6BJ, UK
    Eur Heart J 25:1049-56. 2004
    ..We compare the predictive values of plasma lipids (total and HDL-cholesterol, triglycerides) and three haemostatic/inflammatory risk markers for subsequent ischaemic heart disease (IHD)...
  5. ncbi request reprint Type A behaviour and consumption of an atherogenic diet: no association in the PRIME study
    K M Appleton
    School of Psychology, Queen s University of Belfast, 18 30 Malone Road, Belfast BT9 5BP, UK
    Appetite 49:554-60. 2007
    ..These findings suggest that any association between Type A behaviour and CHD is unlikely to be mediated through diet...
  6. ncbi request reprint Paraoxonase activity and coronary heart disease risk in healthy middle-aged males: the PRIME study
    J A Troughton
    Faculty of Medicine, Queen s University Belfast, Belfast, Northern Ireland, UK
    Atherosclerosis 197:556-63. 2008
    ..We tested the hypotheses that (1) higher paraoxonase activity is associated with decreased CHD risk and (2) PON55 LL genotype is associated with increased CHD risk...
  7. ncbi request reprint Homocysteine and coronary heart disease risk in the PRIME study
    J A Troughton
    Faculty of Medicine, Queen s University Belfast, Belfast, Northern Ireland, UK
    Atherosclerosis 191:90-7. 2007
    ..We investigated: (1) whether higher homocysteine is associated with increased CHD risk in the PRIME case-control cohort; (2) whether homocysteine interacts synergistically with pre-existing CHD risk factors...
  8. ncbi request reprint Smoking, atopy and certain furry pets are major determinants of respiratory symptoms in children: the International Study of Asthma and Allergies in Childhood Study (Ireland)
    J W G Yarnell
    Department of Epidemiology, Queen s University Belfast, Belfast, Northern Ireland
    Clin Exp Allergy 33:96-100. 2003
    ..Environmental, cultural and health care differences may account for variation among countries in the prevalence of asthma and respiratory symptoms in teenagers...
  9. ncbi request reprint Depressed mood and dietary fish intake: direct relationship or indirect relationship as a result of diet and lifestyle?
    K M Appleton
    School of Psychology, Queen s University Belfast, 18 30 Malone Road, Belfast, BT9 5BP, United Kingdom
    J Affect Disord 104:217-23. 2007
    ..However, while diet is not measured and until lifestyle can be adequately measured, the potential roles of diet and lifestyle in the association between depressed mood and dietary fish intake should not be ignored...
  10. pmc What level of physical activity protects against premature cardiovascular death? The Caerphilly study
    S Yu
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Queen s University of Belfast, Belfast, UK
    Heart 89:502-6. 2003
    ..To examine the optimal intensity of leisure time physical activity (LTPA) to decrease the risk of all cause, cardiovascular disease (CVD), and coronary heart disease (CHD) mortality in a population sample of middle aged British men...
  11. ncbi request reprint The obesity epidemic: prospects for prevention
    P M L Skidmore
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Queen s University of Belfast, Belfast, UK
    QJM 97:817-25. 2004
    ..Monitoring of the progress in prevention at both organizational and outcome level is required, and also of adverse outcomes such as a rise in the prevalence of eating disorders...
  12. ncbi request reprint The Emerging Risk Factors Collaboration: analysis of individual data on lipid, inflammatory and other markers in over 1.1 million participants in 104 prospective studies of cardiovascular diseases
    J Danesh
    Eur J Epidemiol 22:839-69. 2007
    ..It will, therefore, help to determine to what extent such associations are independent from possible confounding factors and to what extent such markers (separately and in combination) provide incremental predictive value...
  13. ncbi request reprint Associations of plasma fibrinogen levels with established cardiovascular disease risk factors, inflammatory markers, and other characteristics: individual participant meta-analysis of 154,211 adults in 31 prospective studies: the fibrinogen studies collab
    S Kaptoge
    Am J Epidemiol 166:867-79. 2007
    ..These findings substantially advance understanding of the correlates and possible determinants of fibrinogen levels...
  14. ncbi request reprint Concentrations of proinsulin like molecules predict coronary heart disease risk independently of insulin: prospective data from the Caerphilly Study
    J S Yudkin
    Department of Medicine, University College London Medical School, Whittington Hospital, London, UK
    Diabetologia 45:327-36. 2002
    ..However, in cross-sectional studies, relationships of concentrations of the insulin precursor molecules, proinsulin and des 31, 32 proinsulin, relate as strongly, or more strongly, to levels of risk factors and to (prevalent) CHD...
  15. ncbi request reprint C-reactive protein, fibrin D-dimer, and risk of ischemic heart disease: the Caerphilly and Speedwell studies
    G D O Lowe
    Department of Medicine, University of Glasgow, Scotland, UK
    Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 24:1957-62. 2004
    ..We assessed their joint and independent associations with IHD in a large combined analysis of 2 population cohorts...
  16. ncbi request reprint Plasma fibrinogen level and the risk of major cardiovascular diseases and nonvascular mortality: an individual participant meta-analysis
    John Danesh
    Department of Public Health and Primary Care, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, England
    JAMA 294:1799-809. 2005
    ..Plasma fibrinogen levels may be associated with the risk of coronary heart disease (CHD) and stroke...