H R Anderson

Summary

Affiliation: St George's Hospital Medical School
Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc Assessment and prevention of acute health effects of weather conditions in Europe, the PHEWE project: background, objectives, design
    Paola Michelozzi
    Department of Epidemiology Local Health Authority Roma E, Rome, Italy
    Environ Health 6:12. 2007
  2. pmc Trends in prevalence of symptoms of asthma, hay fever, and eczema in 12-14 year olds in the British Isles, 1995-2002: questionnaire survey
    H Ross Anderson
    Department of Community Health Sciences, St George s Hospital Medical School, London SW17 0RE
    BMJ 328:1052-3. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint Particulate air pollution and hospital admissions for cardiorespiratory diseases: are the elderly at greater risk?
    H R Anderson
    Dept of Public Health Sciences, St George s Hospital Medical School, London, UK
    Eur Respir J Suppl 40:39s-46s. 2003
  4. ncbi request reprint Ambient particulate matter and health effects: publication bias in studies of short-term associations
    H Ross Anderson
    Department of Community Health Sciences, Epidemiology, St George s Hospital Medical School, Cranmer Terrace, London, UK
    Epidemiology 16:155-63. 2005
  5. pmc Bronchodilator treatment and deaths from asthma: case-control study
    H Ross Anderson
    Department of Community Health Sciences, St George s Hospital Medical School, London SW17 0RE
    BMJ 330:117. 2005
  6. pmc Immunization and symptoms of atopic disease in children: results from the International Study of Asthma and Allergies in Childhood
    H R Anderson
    Department of Public Health Sciences, St George s Hospital Medical School, Cranmer Terrace, London SW17 0RE UK
    Am J Public Health 91:1126-9. 2001
  7. pmc Particulate matter and daily mortality and hospital admissions in the west midlands conurbation of the United Kingdom: associations with fine and coarse particles, black smoke and sulphate
    H R Anderson
    Department of Public Health Sciences, St George s Hospital Medical School, Cranmer Terrace, London SW17 0RE, UK
    Occup Environ Med 58:504-10. 2001
  8. ncbi request reprint Acute effects of particulate air pollution on respiratory admissions: results from APHEA 2 project. Air Pollution and Health: a European Approach
    R W Atkinson
    Department of Public Health Sciences, St George s Hospital Medical School, London, United Kingdom
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 164:1860-6. 2001
  9. pmc Acute effects of winter air pollution on respiratory function in schoolchildren in southern England
    J L Peacock
    Department of Public Health Sciences, St George s Hospital Medical School, London SW17 0RE, UK
    Occup Environ Med 60:82-9. 2003
  10. doi request reprint Chronic exposure to outdoor air pollution and lung function in adults
    L J L Forbes
    Division of Community Health Sciences, St George s, University of London, Cranmer Terrace, London, UK
    Thorax 64:657-63. 2009

Detail Information

Publications30

  1. pmc Assessment and prevention of acute health effects of weather conditions in Europe, the PHEWE project: background, objectives, design
    Paola Michelozzi
    Department of Epidemiology Local Health Authority Roma E, Rome, Italy
    Environ Health 6:12. 2007
    ....
  2. pmc Trends in prevalence of symptoms of asthma, hay fever, and eczema in 12-14 year olds in the British Isles, 1995-2002: questionnaire survey
    H Ross Anderson
    Department of Community Health Sciences, St George s Hospital Medical School, London SW17 0RE
    BMJ 328:1052-3. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint Particulate air pollution and hospital admissions for cardiorespiratory diseases: are the elderly at greater risk?
    H R Anderson
    Dept of Public Health Sciences, St George s Hospital Medical School, London, UK
    Eur Respir J Suppl 40:39s-46s. 2003
    ..The attributable risk for cardiovascular disease in the elderly is considerably greater than for respiratory disease, due to higher baseline admission rates...
  4. ncbi request reprint Ambient particulate matter and health effects: publication bias in studies of short-term associations
    H Ross Anderson
    Department of Community Health Sciences, Epidemiology, St George s Hospital Medical School, Cranmer Terrace, London, UK
    Epidemiology 16:155-63. 2005
    ..Time-series studies have shown short-term temporal associations between low levels of ambient particulate air pollution and adverse health effects. It is not known whether or to what extent this literature is affected by publication bias...
  5. pmc Bronchodilator treatment and deaths from asthma: case-control study
    H Ross Anderson
    Department of Community Health Sciences, St George s Hospital Medical School, London SW17 0RE
    BMJ 330:117. 2005
    ..To investigate the association between bronchodilator treatment and death from asthma...
  6. pmc Immunization and symptoms of atopic disease in children: results from the International Study of Asthma and Allergies in Childhood
    H R Anderson
    Department of Public Health Sciences, St George s Hospital Medical School, Cranmer Terrace, London SW17 0RE UK
    Am J Public Health 91:1126-9. 2001
    ..This study tested the hypothesis that immunization is related to the prevalence of atopic disease in childhood...
  7. pmc Particulate matter and daily mortality and hospital admissions in the west midlands conurbation of the United Kingdom: associations with fine and coarse particles, black smoke and sulphate
    H R Anderson
    Department of Public Health Sciences, St George s Hospital Medical School, Cranmer Terrace, London SW17 0RE, UK
    Occup Environ Med 58:504-10. 2001
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint Acute effects of particulate air pollution on respiratory admissions: results from APHEA 2 project. Air Pollution and Health: a European Approach
    R W Atkinson
    Department of Public Health Sciences, St George s Hospital Medical School, London, United Kingdom
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 164:1860-6. 2001
    ....
  9. pmc Acute effects of winter air pollution on respiratory function in schoolchildren in southern England
    J L Peacock
    Department of Public Health Sciences, St George s Hospital Medical School, London SW17 0RE, UK
    Occup Environ Med 60:82-9. 2003
    ....
  10. doi request reprint Chronic exposure to outdoor air pollution and lung function in adults
    L J L Forbes
    Division of Community Health Sciences, St George s, University of London, Cranmer Terrace, London, UK
    Thorax 64:657-63. 2009
    ..The extent to which chronic exposure to outdoor air pollutants influences lung function in adults is unclear. The aim of this study was to measure the association between chronic exposure to outdoor air pollutants and adult lung function...
  11. pmc Time trends in allergic disorders in the UK
    R Gupta
    Lung and Asthma Information Agency, Division of Community Health Sciences, St George s, University of London, London SW17 0RE, UK
    Thorax 62:91-6. 2007
    ..Allergic disorders are common in the UK. This study reviews recent UK time trends in the prevalence, morbidity and mortality for allergic disorders, excluding asthma...
  12. doi request reprint Ambient particulate pollution and the world-wide prevalence of asthma, rhinoconjunctivitis and eczema in children: Phase One of the International Study of Asthma and Allergies in Childhood (ISAAC)
    H Ross Anderson
    Division of Community Health Sciences, MRC HPA Centre for Environment and Health, St George s, University of London, Cranmer Terrace, London SW17 0RE, UK
    Occup Environ Med 67:293-300. 2010
    ..To investigate the effect of ambient particulate matter on variation in childhood prevalence of asthma, rhinoconjunctivitis and eczema...
  13. pmc Temporal associations between daily counts of fungal spores and asthma exacerbations
    R W Atkinson
    Division of Community Health Sciences, St George s, University of London, London, UK
    Occup Environ Med 63:580-90. 2006
    ..Outdoor aeroallergens are one of a number of environmental factors thought to precipitate asthma exacerbations...
  14. pmc Childhood asthma in South London: trends in prevalence and use of medical services 1991-2002
    B K Butland
    Division of Community Health Sciences, St George s, University of London, Cranmer Terrace, London SW17 ORE, UK
    Thorax 61:383-7. 2006
    ..Hospital admission rates for asthma in Britain rose during the 1980s and fell during the 1990s, but less is known about recent trends in the prevalence of asthma...
  15. doi request reprint London air quality: a real world experiment in progress
    Frank J Kelly
    Environmental Research Group, School of Biomedical and Health Sciences, King s College London, London, UK
    Biomarkers 14:5-11. 2009
    ..Together, it is hoped that these measures will lead to an improvement in air quality and provide a direct health benefit to Londoners. Research underway is charting the progress of this real world experiment...
  16. pmc Prevalence of asthma symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment in 12-14 year old children across Great Britain (international study of asthma and allergies in childhood, ISAAC UK)
    B Kaur
    Department of Public Health Sciences, St George's Hospital Medical School, London
    BMJ 316:118-24. 1998
    ..Underdiagnosis and undertreatment were substantial...
  17. pmc Effects of air pollution on general practitioner consultations for upper respiratory diseases in London
    S Hajat
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Occup Environ Med 59:294-9. 2002
    ..We investigated the relation between air pollution and upper respiratory disease as reflected in number of consultations made at family practices in London...
  18. pmc Chronic exposure to outdoor air pollution and diagnosed cardiovascular disease: meta-analysis of three large cross-sectional surveys
    Lindsay J L Forbes
    Division of Community Health Sciences, St George s, University of London, Cranmer Terrace, London SW17 0RE, UK
    Environ Health 8:30. 2009
    ..Our study aimed to estimate the size of the association between long term exposure to outdoor air pollution and prevalent cardiovascular disease...
  19. ncbi request reprint Burden of allergic disease in the UK: secondary analyses of national databases
    R Gupta
    Department of Community Health Sciences, St George s Hospital Medical School, London, UK
    Clin Exp Allergy 34:520-6. 2004
    ..Although allergy represents an important source of patient morbidity and healthcare utilization, there is little reliable information on the overall disease burden posed by allergic conditions in the UK...
  20. pmc Psychological, social and health behaviour risk factors for deaths certified as asthma: a national case-control study
    P M Sturdy
    Department of Public Health Sciences, St George s Hospital Medical School, London SW17 0RE, UK
    Thorax 57:1034-9. 2002
    ..Uncontrolled studies suggest that psychosocial factors and health behaviour may be important in asthma death...
  21. pmc Increasing hospital admissions for systemic allergic disorders in England: analysis of national admissions data
    Ramyani Gupta
    Department of Community Health Sciences, St George s Hospital Medical School, Cranmer Terrace, London SW17 0RE
    BMJ 327:1142-3. 2003
  22. doi request reprint Ambient temperature and activation of implantable cardioverter defibrillators
    L McGuinn
    Department of Social and Environmental Health Research, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, University of London, 15 17 Tavistock Place, London, WC1H 9SH, UK
    Int J Biometeorol 57:655-62. 2013
    ....
  23. ncbi request reprint Childhood chest illness and the rate of decline of adult lung function between ages 35 and 45 years
    Agnes E Marossy
    Division of Community Health Sciences, St George s, University of London, Cranmer Terrace, London, UK
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 175:355-9. 2007
    ..It has not yet been established whether respiratory illness in childhood predisposes to chronic obstructive pulmonary disease by accelerating the decline in adult lung function...
  24. pmc 50 years of asthma: UK trends from 1955 to 2004
    H Ross Anderson
    Division of Community Health Sciences, St George s, University of London, Cranmer Terrace, London SW17 0RE, UK
    Thorax 62:85-90. 2007
    ..The relative roles of diagnostic transfer, coding changes, medical care and epidemiological factors are discussed...
  25. pmc Association between migraine and asthma: matched case-control study
    Gail Davey
    Department of Public Health Sciences, St George s Hospital Medical School, London
    Br J Gen Pract 52:723-7. 2002
    ..Recent analysis have also shown an increase of asthma among cases with a prior history of migraine but without a history of hay fever, allergic rhinitis or eczema...
  26. doi request reprint Heat effects on mortality in 15 European cities
    Michela Baccini
    Department of Statistics, University of Florence, Italy
    Epidemiology 19:711-9. 2008
    ..We report the associations between daily maximum apparent temperature and daily deaths during the warm season in 15 European cities...
  27. ncbi request reprint Acute effects of ozone on mortality from the "air pollution and health: a European approach" project
    Alexandros Gryparis
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, University of Athens Medical School, Athens, Greece
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 170:1080-7. 2004
    ..The dose-response curve of ozone effects on total mortality during the summer did not deviate significantly from linearity...
  28. pmc A tale of two cities: effects of air pollution on hospital admissions in Hong Kong and London compared
    Chit Ming Wong
    Department of Community Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong, China
    Environ Health Perspect 110:67-77. 2002
    ..The results strengthen the argument that air pollution causes detrimental short-term health effects...
  29. ncbi request reprint Is eczema really on the increase worldwide?
    Hywel Williams
    Centre of Evidence Based Dermatology, University of Nottingham, Nottingham, United Kingdom
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 121:947-54.e15. 2008
    ..It is unclear whether eczema prevalence is truly increasing worldwide...
  30. pmc Prevalence of asthma
    H Ross Anderson
    BMJ 330:1037-8. 2005