P H Whincup

Summary

Affiliation: St George's
Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc Prevalence of overweight, obesity and thinness in 9-10 year old children in Mauritius
    Rishi Caleyachetty
    King s College London School of Medicine, University of London, London, UK
    Global Health 8:28. 2012
  2. pmc Randomised controlled trial of a complex intervention by primary care nurses to increase walking in patients aged 60-74 years: protocol of the PACE-Lift (Pedometer Accelerometer Consultation Evaluation - Lift) trial
    Tess Harris
    Population Health Research Centre, St George s University of London, UK
    BMC Public Health 13:5. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Ethnic differences in carotid intima-media thickness between UK children of black African-Caribbean and white European origin
    Peter H Whincup
    Population Health Research Centre, Division of Population Health Sciences and Education, St George s, University of London, Cranmer Terrace, London, UK SW17 ORE
    Stroke 43:1747-54. 2012
  4. pmc Family and home correlates of children's physical activity in a multi-ethnic population: the cross-sectional Child Heart and Health Study in England (CHASE)
    Alison M McMinn
    Medical Research Council Epidemiology Unit, Cambridge, UK
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 8:11. 2011
  5. 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
  6. pmc Carboxyhaemoglobin levels and their determinants in older British men
    Peter Whincup
    Division of Community Health Sciences, St George s, University of London, London SW17 0RE, UK
    BMC Public Health 6:189. 2006
  7. pmc School dinners and markers of cardiovascular health and type 2 diabetes in 13-16 year olds: cross sectional study
    P H Whincup
    Division of Community Health Sciences, St George s, University of London, London SW17 0RE
    BMJ 331:1060-1. 2005
  8. doi request reprint Prospective study of seasonal patterns in hemostatic factors in older men and their relation to excess winter coronary heart disease deaths
    M A Ghebre
    Wolfson Institute of Preventive Medicine, Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry, Queen Mary University of London, London, UK
    J Thromb Haemost 10:352-8. 2012
  9. pmc Physical activity, obesity and cardiometabolic risk factors in 9- to 10-year-old UK children of white European, South Asian and black African-Caribbean origin: the Child Heart And health Study in England (CHASE)
    C G Owen
    Division of Community Health Sciences, St George s University of London, Cranmer Terrace, London SW17 ORE, UK
    Diabetologia 53:1620-30. 2010
  10. doi request reprint Do women exhibit greater differences in established and novel risk factors between diabetes and non-diabetes than men? The British Regional Heart Study and British Women's Heart Health Study
    S G Wannamethee
    Department of Primary Care and Population Health, UCL Medical School, Hampstead Campus, Rowland Hill St, London, NW3 2PF, UK
    Diabetologia 55:80-7. 2012

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Publications41

  1. pmc Prevalence of overweight, obesity and thinness in 9-10 year old children in Mauritius
    Rishi Caleyachetty
    King s College London School of Medicine, University of London, London, UK
    Global Health 8:28. 2012
    ..To document the prevalence of overweight, obesity and thinness in 9-10 year old children in Mauritius...
  2. pmc Randomised controlled trial of a complex intervention by primary care nurses to increase walking in patients aged 60-74 years: protocol of the PACE-Lift (Pedometer Accelerometer Consultation Evaluation - Lift) trial
    Tess Harris
    Population Health Research Centre, St George s University of London, UK
    BMC Public Health 13:5. 2013
    ..This protocol describes an innovative intervention to increase walking in older people, incorporating pedometer and accelerometer feedback within a primary care nurse physical activity consultation, using behaviour change techniques...
  3. doi request reprint Ethnic differences in carotid intima-media thickness between UK children of black African-Caribbean and white European origin
    Peter H Whincup
    Population Health Research Centre, Division of Population Health Sciences and Education, St George s, University of London, Cranmer Terrace, London, UK SW17 ORE
    Stroke 43:1747-54. 2012
    ..We examined whether corresponding ethnic differences in cIMT were apparent in childhood and, if so, whether these could be explained by ethnic differences in cardiovascular risk markers...
  4. pmc Family and home correlates of children's physical activity in a multi-ethnic population: the cross-sectional Child Heart and Health Study in England (CHASE)
    Alison M McMinn
    Medical Research Council Epidemiology Unit, Cambridge, UK
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 8:11. 2011
    ..This paper investigates associations between family and home factors and childhood PA in a multi-ethnic population and explores whether associations differ between ethnic groups...
  5. 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...
  6. pmc Carboxyhaemoglobin levels and their determinants in older British men
    Peter Whincup
    Division of Community Health Sciences, St George s, University of London, London SW17 0RE, UK
    BMC Public Health 6:189. 2006
    ..We examined these issues in a study of older British men...
  7. pmc School dinners and markers of cardiovascular health and type 2 diabetes in 13-16 year olds: cross sectional study
    P H Whincup
    Division of Community Health Sciences, St George s, University of London, London SW17 0RE
    BMJ 331:1060-1. 2005
  8. doi request reprint Prospective study of seasonal patterns in hemostatic factors in older men and their relation to excess winter coronary heart disease deaths
    M A Ghebre
    Wolfson Institute of Preventive Medicine, Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry, Queen Mary University of London, London, UK
    J Thromb Haemost 10:352-8. 2012
    ..The potential contributions of these hemostatic activation measures to excess winter mortality are unknown...
  9. pmc Physical activity, obesity and cardiometabolic risk factors in 9- to 10-year-old UK children of white European, South Asian and black African-Caribbean origin: the Child Heart And health Study in England (CHASE)
    C G Owen
    Division of Community Health Sciences, St George s University of London, Cranmer Terrace, London SW17 ORE, UK
    Diabetologia 53:1620-30. 2010
    ..We examined these associations in UK children of South Asian, black African-Caribbean and white European origin...
  10. doi request reprint Do women exhibit greater differences in established and novel risk factors between diabetes and non-diabetes than men? The British Regional Heart Study and British Women's Heart Health Study
    S G Wannamethee
    Department of Primary Care and Population Health, UCL Medical School, Hampstead Campus, Rowland Hill St, London, NW3 2PF, UK
    Diabetologia 55:80-7. 2012
    ....
  11. pmc Cotinine-assessed second-hand smoke exposure and risk of cardiovascular disease in older adults
    B J Jefferis
    UCL Department of Primary Care and Population Health, UCL Medical School, London, UK
    Heart 96:854-9. 2010
    ..To examine whether second-hand smoke (SHS) exposure measured by serum cotinine is associated with increased coronary heart disease (CHD) and stroke risk among contemporary older British adults...
  12. doi request reprint Prospective study of circulating soluble CD40 ligand concentrations and the incidence of cardiovascular disease in a nested prospective case-control study of older men and women
    B J Jefferis
    Department of Primary Care and Population Health, UCL Medical School, Rowland Hill Street, London, UK
    J Thromb Haemost 9:1452-9. 2011
    ..CD40 ligand(CD40L) is implicated in atherosclerotic plaque formation...
  13. doi request reprint Statin use after first myocardial infarction in UK men and women from 1997 to 2006: Who started and who continued treatment?
    I M Carey
    Division of Population Health Sciences and Education, St George s University of London, London SW17 0RE, United Kingdom
    Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis 22:400-8. 2012
    ..To examine trends in initiation and continuation of statin treatment after myocardial infarction (MI) and their determinants, during a period of increasing usage...
  14. pmc Socioeconomic inequalities in coronary heart disease risk in older age: contribution of established and novel coronary risk factors
    S E Ramsay
    Division of Population Health, UCL, London, UK
    J Thromb Haemost 7:1779-86. 2009
    ..Little is also known about the contributions that novel coronary risk factors (particularly inflammatory/hemostatic markers) make to socioeconomic inequalities in CHD...
  15. ncbi request reprint C-reactive protein concentration in children: relationship to adiposity and other cardiovascular risk factors
    D G Cook
    Department of Public Health Sciences, St George s Hospital Medical School, Cranmer Terrace, London, UK
    Atherosclerosis 149:139-50. 2000
    ..Longitudinal studies are needed to determine whether these associations reflect long term elevations of these risk factors in some individuals, or short term fluctuations in different individuals...
  16. ncbi request reprint Inter-relationships of interleukin-6, cardiovascular risk factors and the metabolic syndrome among older men
    S G Wannamethee
    Department of Primary Care and Population Sciences, Royal Free and University College Medical School, London, UK
    J Thromb Haemost 5:1637-43. 2007
    ..Interleukin-6 (IL-6) has been implicated in the development of cardiovascular disease. We have examined the relationship between plasma IL-6 and insulin resistance, and metabolic, inflammatory and hemostatic markers...
  17. doi request reprint Sex differences in the relationship between inflammatory and hemostatic biomarkers and metabolic syndrome: British 1958 Birth Cohort
    A R Rudnicka
    Division of Population Health Sciences and Education, St George s, University of London, Cranmer Terrace, London Division of Cardiovascular and Medical Sciences, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK
    J Thromb Haemost 9:2337-44. 2011
    ..However, their associations with metabolic syndrome and its components in large populations of men and women have not been well defined...
  18. pmc Nutritional composition of the diets of South Asian, black African-Caribbean and white European children in the United Kingdom: the Child Heart and Health Study in England (CHASE)
    A S Donin
    Division of Community Health Sciences, St George s, University of London, London SW17 0RE, UK
    Br J Nutr 104:276-85. 2010
    ..Appreciable ethnic differences exist in the nutritional composition of children's diets, which may contribute to future differences in chronic disease risk...
  19. pmc Are social inequalities in mortality in Britain narrowing? Time trends from 1978 to 2005 in a population-based study of older men
    S E Ramsay
    Department of Primary Care and Population Sciences, Royal Free Hospital and University College Medical School, London, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 62:75-80. 2008
    ..To examine whether social inequalities in all-cause and coronary heart disease (CHD) mortality in Britain have reduced between 1978 and 2005...
  20. pmc Secondhand smoke (SHS) exposure is associated with circulating markers of inflammation and endothelial function in adult men and women
    B J Jefferis
    Department Primary Care and Population Health, UCL Medical School, Rowland Hill St, NW3 2PF, London, UK
    Atherosclerosis 208:550-6. 2010
    ..Therefore we investigate associations between SHS exposure and CHD risk factors, to clarify how SHS exposure may raise risk of CHD...
  21. ncbi request reprint British South Asians aged 13-16 years have higher fasting glucose and insulin levels than Europeans
    P H Whincup
    Department of Community Health Sciences, St George s Hospital Medical School, London, UK
    Diabet Med 22:1275-7. 2005
    ..To examine whether plasma glucose, insulin resistance and markers of adiposity differed between British adolescents of South Asian and European origin...
  22. pmc Is body mass index before middle age related to coronary heart disease risk in later life? Evidence from observational studies
    C G Owen
    Division of Community Health Sciences, St George s, University of London, London, UK
    Int J Obes (Lond) 33:866-77. 2009
    ..We examined the relationship of body mass index (BMI) before 30 years of age to CHD risk in later life...
  23. ncbi request reprint Arterial distensibility in adolescents: the influence of adiposity, the metabolic syndrome, and classic risk factors
    P H Whincup
    Division of Community Health Sciences, St George s, University of London, London SW17 0RE, United Kingdom
    Circulation 112:1789-97. 2005
    ....
  24. doi request reprint Persistency with medical treatment for glaucoma and ocular hypertension in the United Kingdom: 1994-2005
    C G Owen
    Division of Community Health Sciences, St George s, University of London, Cranmer Terrace, London, UK
    Eye (Lond) 23:1098-110. 2009
    ..To examine trends and demographic factors affecting persistence with ocular hypotensive therapy, from a period before prostaglandins were available to when they were the most common therapy...
  25. pmc The epidemiology of medical treatment for glaucoma and ocular hypertension in the United Kingdom: 1994 to 2003
    C G Owen
    Division of Community Health Sciences, St George s, University of London, Cranmer Terrace, London SW17 0RE, UK
    Br J Ophthalmol 90:861-8. 2006
    ..To study trends in the prevalence of being treated for glaucoma and ocular hypertension from 1994 to 2003, and to examine factors determining treatment in 2002...
  26. doi request reprint Blood pressure recording bias during a period when the Quality and Outcomes Framework was introduced
    I M Carey
    Division of Community Health Sciences, St George s, University of London, London, UK
    J Hum Hypertens 23:764-70. 2009
    ..This fall has been exaggerated due to values being clustered just below the QOF target, but there is no evidence of adverse effects of this on clinical management...
  27. ncbi request reprint Alcohol and adiposity: effects of quantity and type of drink and time relation with meals
    S G Wannamethee
    Department of Primary Care and Population Sciences, Royal Free and University College Medical School, London, UK
    Int J Obes (Lond) 29:1436-44. 2005
    ..It has been suggested that the effects of alcohol on body weight and fat distribution may be influenced by the quantity and type of drink and may differ according to whether the alcohol is consumed with meals or not...
  28. ncbi request reprint Trends in secondary prevention of ischaemic heart disease in the UK 1994 2005: use of individual and combination treatment
    S DeWilde
    Division of Community Health Sciences, St George s, University of London, Cranmer Terrace, London SW17 0RE, UK
    Heart 94:83-8. 2008
    ..Statins, antiplatelet drugs, beta-blockers and ACE inhibitors may produce marked benefits in secondary prevention of ischaemic heart disease (IHD), especially in combination...
  29. ncbi request reprint Alcohol intake in middle age and risk of cardiovascular disease and mortality: accounting for intake variation over time
    J R Emberson
    Department of Primary Care and Population Sciences, Royal Free and University College Medical School, London, UK
    Am J Epidemiol 161:856-63. 2005
    ..The findings suggest that considerable caution may be needed before any recommendations regarding acceptable limits of alcohol consumption are made...
  30. ncbi request reprint Insulin resistance, haemostatic and inflammatory markers and coronary heart disease risk factors in Type 2 diabetic men with and without coronary heart disease
    S G Wannamethee
    Department of Primary Care and Population Sciences, Royal Free and University College Medical School, Rowland Hill St, London, NW3 2PF, UK
    Diabetologia 47:1557-65. 2004
    ..We have examined markers of haemostasis and inflammation in men with diabetes, coronary heart disease (CHD) or both, and assessed their associations with insulin resistance in men with Type 2 diabetes...
  31. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of undiagnosed Type 2 diabetes and impaired fasting glucose in older British men and women
    M C Thomas
    Department of Primary Care and Population Sciences, Royal Free and University College Medical School, London, UK
    Diabet Med 22:789-93. 2005
    ..To estimate the prevalence of undiagnosed diabetes and impaired fasting glucose in older British men and women, using the 1999 World Health Organization (WHO) thresholds based on fasting glucose measurements...
  32. 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...
  33. ncbi request reprint Overweight and obesity and the burden of disease and disability in elderly men
    S Goya Wannamethee
    Department of Primary Care and Population Science, Royal Free and University College Medical School, London, UK
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 28:1374-82. 2004
    ..To examine the prevalence of disease burden and disability associated with overweight and obesity in men aged 60-79 y and to assess whether the current WHO weight guidelines are appropriate in the elderly...
  34. ncbi request reprint The challenge of secondary prevention for coronary heart disease in older patients: findings from the British Women's Heart and Health Study and the British Regional Heart Study
    Debbie A Lawlor
    Department of Social Medicine, University of Bristol, Canynge Hall, Whiteladies Road, Bristol BS8 2PR
    Fam Pract 21:582-6. 2004
    ..Secondary prevention of coronary heart disease (CHD) among older individuals is associated with considerable benefit...
  35. doi request reprint Social engagement and the risk of cardiovascular disease mortality: results of a prospective population-based study of older men
    Sheena Ramsay
    Department of Primary Care and Population Sciences, University College London, London, UK
    Ann Epidemiol 18:476-83. 2008
    ....
  36. ncbi request reprint Plasma leptin: associations with metabolic, inflammatory and haemostatic risk factors for cardiovascular disease
    S Goya Wannamethee
    Department of Primary Care and Population Sciences, Royal Free and University College Medical School, Rowland Hill Street, London NW3 2PF, UK
    Atherosclerosis 191:418-26. 2007
    ..We have examined the relationship between leptin and vascular risk factors including insulin resistance, metabolic, inflammatory and haemostatic risk factors...
  37. ncbi request reprint INTERHEART
    Peter Whincup
    Lancet 365:117; author reply 118. 2005
  38. ncbi request reprint A coronary heart disease risk model for predicting the effect of potent antiretroviral therapy in HIV-1 infected men
    Margaret May
    Department of Social Medicine, University of Bristol, UK
    Int J Epidemiol 36:1309-18. 2007
    ..We developed a prognostic model for CHD tailored to the changes in risk factors observed in patients starting HAART...
  39. pmc Sex differences in body fat distribution and carotid intima media thickness: cross sectional survey using data from the British regional heart study
    Debbie A Lawlor
    Department of Social Medicine, University of Bristol, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 58:700-4. 2004
    ..To determine the role of central adiposity in explaining sex differences in carotid intima media thickness (IMT)...
  40. ncbi request reprint Evaluating the impact of population and high-risk strategies for the primary prevention of cardiovascular disease
    Jonathan Emberson
    Department of Primary Care and Population Sciences, Royal Free and University College Medical School, London NW3 2PF, UK
    Eur Heart J 25:484-91. 2004
    ....
  41. pmc Predictive accuracy of the Framingham coronary risk score in British men: prospective cohort study
    Peter Brindle
    Department of Social Medicine, University of Bristol, Bristol BS8 2PR
    BMJ 327:1267. 2003
    ..To establish the predictive accuracy of the Framingham risk score for coronary heart disease in a representative British population...