P Whincup

Summary

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

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Prospective study of potentially virulent strains of Helicobacter pylori and coronary heart disease in middle-aged men
    P Whincup
    Department of Population Sciences and Primary Care, Royal Free UCL Medical School, London, UK
    Circulation 101:1647-52. 2000
  2. 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
  3. pmc Passive smoking and risk of coronary heart disease and stroke: prospective study with cotinine measurement
    Peter H Whincup
    Department of Community Health Sciences, St George s Hospital Medical School, London SW17 0RE
    BMJ 329:200-5. 2004
  4. pmc Low prevalence of lipid lowering drug use in older men with established coronary heart disease
    P H Whincup
    Department of Public Health Sciences, St George s Hospital Medical School, London SW17 ORE, UK
    Heart 88:25-9. 2002
  5. pmc Early evidence of ethnic differences in cardiovascular risk: cross sectional comparison of British South Asian and white children
    Peter H Whincup
    Department of Public Health Sciences, St George s Hospital Medical School, London SW17
    BMJ 324:635. 2002
  6. ncbi request reprint Soluble adhesion molecules and prediction of coronary heart disease: a prospective study and meta-analysis
    I Malik
    BHF Cardiovascular Medicine Unit, National Heart and Lung Institute, Imperial College School of Medicine, Hammersmith Hospital, W12 0NN, London, UK
    Lancet 358:971-6. 2001
  7. ncbi request reprint Extent of regression dilution for established and novel coronary risk factors: results from the British Regional Heart Study
    Jonathan R Emberson
    Department of Primary Care and Population Sciences, Royal Free and University College Medical School, London, NW3 2PF, UK
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 11:125-34. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint Migration within Great Britain and cardiovascular disease: early life and adult environmental factors
    S Goya Wannamethee
    Department of Primary Care and Population Sciences, Royal Free and University College Medical School, London, UK
    Int J Epidemiol 31:1054-60. 2002
  9. ncbi request reprint Associations of adiponectin with metabolic and vascular risk parameters in the British Regional Heart Study reveal stronger links to insulin resistance-related than to coronory heart disease risk-related parameters
    S G Wannamethee
    Department of Primary Care and Population Sciences, Royal Free and University College Medical School, London, UK
    Int J Obes (Lond) 31:1089-98. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Birth weight and blood cholesterol level: a study in adolescents and systematic review
    Christopher G Owen
    Department of Public Health Sciences, St George s Hospital Medical School, London, United Kingdom
    Pediatrics 111:1081-9. 2003

Detail Information

Publications69

  1. ncbi request reprint Prospective study of potentially virulent strains of Helicobacter pylori and coronary heart disease in middle-aged men
    P Whincup
    Department of Population Sciences and Primary Care, Royal Free UCL Medical School, London, UK
    Circulation 101:1647-52. 2000
    ..Studies are needed to test claims that potentially virulent strains of Helicobacter pylori are more strongly related to coronary heart disease (CHD) than are other strains...
  2. 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...
  3. pmc Passive smoking and risk of coronary heart disease and stroke: prospective study with cotinine measurement
    Peter H Whincup
    Department of Community Health Sciences, St George s Hospital Medical School, London SW17 0RE
    BMJ 329:200-5. 2004
    ..To examine the associations between a biomarker of overall passive exposure to tobacco smoke (serum cotinine concentration) and risk of coronary heart disease and stroke...
  4. pmc Low prevalence of lipid lowering drug use in older men with established coronary heart disease
    P H Whincup
    Department of Public Health Sciences, St George s Hospital Medical School, London SW17 ORE, UK
    Heart 88:25-9. 2002
    ..To determine the prevalence and correlates of lipid lowering drug use among older British men with established coronary heart disease (CHD)...
  5. pmc Early evidence of ethnic differences in cardiovascular risk: cross sectional comparison of British South Asian and white children
    Peter H Whincup
    Department of Public Health Sciences, St George s Hospital Medical School, London SW17
    BMJ 324:635. 2002
    ..To examine whether British South Asian children differ in insulin resistance, adiposity, and cardiovascular risk profile from white children...
  6. ncbi request reprint Soluble adhesion molecules and prediction of coronary heart disease: a prospective study and meta-analysis
    I Malik
    BHF Cardiovascular Medicine Unit, National Heart and Lung Institute, Imperial College School of Medicine, Hammersmith Hospital, W12 0NN, London, UK
    Lancet 358:971-6. 2001
    ..61) and 1.13 (0.78-1.62); and P-selectin: 1.23 (0.96-1.56) and 1.20 (0.81-1.76). INTERPRETATION: The measurement of these adhesion molecules is unlikely to add much predictive information to that provided by more established risk factors...
  7. ncbi request reprint Extent of regression dilution for established and novel coronary risk factors: results from the British Regional Heart Study
    Jonathan R Emberson
    Department of Primary Care and Population Sciences, Royal Free and University College Medical School, London, NW3 2PF, UK
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 11:125-34. 2004
    ..We examine the extent of this bias for established and novel risk factors for coronary heart disease (CHD) and consider the consequences for CHD prevention...
  8. ncbi request reprint Migration within Great Britain and cardiovascular disease: early life and adult environmental factors
    S Goya Wannamethee
    Department of Primary Care and Population Sciences, Royal Free and University College Medical School, London, UK
    Int J Epidemiol 31:1054-60. 2002
    ..To examine the relative contributions of early life and adult life factors to risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD) in middle-aged men using migration within Great Britain (GB)...
  9. ncbi request reprint Associations of adiponectin with metabolic and vascular risk parameters in the British Regional Heart Study reveal stronger links to insulin resistance-related than to coronory heart disease risk-related parameters
    S G Wannamethee
    Department of Primary Care and Population Sciences, Royal Free and University College Medical School, London, UK
    Int J Obes (Lond) 31:1089-98. 2007
    ..We examined the relationship between adiponectin and insulin resistance, metabolic, inflammatory and haemostatic risk factors and hepatic function...
  10. ncbi request reprint Birth weight and blood cholesterol level: a study in adolescents and systematic review
    Christopher G Owen
    Department of Public Health Sciences, St George s Hospital Medical School, London, United Kingdom
    Pediatrics 111:1081-9. 2003
    ..To examine the relationship between birth weight and blood total cholesterol (TC) and to compare its strength with that of the relationship between current body mass index and TC...
  11. ncbi request reprint Infant feeding and blood cholesterol: a study in adolescents and a systematic review
    Christopher G Owen
    Department of Public Health Sciences, St George s Hospital Medical School, Cranmer Terrace, London, United Kingdom
    Pediatrics 110:597-608. 2002
    ..To examine the influence of infant feeding method on serum total cholesterol (TC) and low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol...
  12. pmc Effect of breast feeding in infancy on blood pressure in later life: systematic review and meta-analysis
    Christopher G Owen
    Department of Community Health Sciences, St George s Hospital Medical School, London SW17 ORE
    BMJ 327:1189-95. 2003
    ..To determine whether breast feeding in infancy compared with bottle feeding formula milk is associated with lower mean blood pressure at different ages...
  13. ncbi request reprint Effect of infant feeding on the risk of obesity across the life course: a quantitative review of published evidence
    Christopher G Owen
    Department of Community Health Sciences, St George s Hospital Medical School, Cranmer Terrace, London SW17 0RE, United Kingdom
    Pediatrics 115:1367-77. 2005
    ..To examine the influence of initial infant feeding on obesity in later life...
  14. ncbi request reprint Are early life factors responsible for international differences in adult blood pressure? An ecological study
    Christopher G Owen
    Department of Community Health Sciences, St George s Hospital Medical School, Cranmer Terrace, London SW17 ORE, UK
    Int J Epidemiol 34:649-54. 2005
    ..Although low birthweight has been related to higher mean blood pressure in individuals, there have been very few studies on the contribution of the 'fetal origins hypothesis' to international variations in mean blood pressure...
  15. ncbi request reprint Age at puberty and adult blood pressure and body size in a British birth cohort study
    Rebecca Hardy
    Medical Research Council National Survey of Health and Development, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Royal Free and University College Medical School, London, UK
    J Hypertens 24:59-66. 2006
    ..To investigate the association between age at puberty and blood pressure at age 53 years...
  16. pmc Changes in environmental tobacco smoke (ETS) exposure over a 20-year period: cross-sectional and longitudinal analyses
    Barbara J Jefferis
    British Regional Heart Study, UCL Department of Primary Care and Population Sciences, Royal Free and University College Medical School, London, UK
    Addiction 104:496-503. 2009
    ..To examine long-term changes in environmental tobacco smoke (ETS) exposure in British men between 1978 and 2000, using serum cotinine...
  17. ncbi request reprint Re-assessing the contribution of serum total cholesterol, blood pressure and cigarette smoking to the aetiology of coronary heart disease: impact of regression dilution bias
    Jonathan R Emberson
    Department of Primary Care and Population Sciences, Royal Free and University College Medical School, London, UK
    Eur Heart J 24:1719-26. 2003
    ..To estimate the combined contribution of serum total cholesterol, blood pressure and cigarette smoking to coronary heart disease (CHD) risk after adjustment for regression dilution bias...
  18. ncbi request reprint The effects of different alcoholic drinks on lipids, insulin and haemostatic and inflammatory markers in older men
    Sasiwarang Goya Wannamethee
    Department of Primary Care and Population Sciences, Royal Free and University College Medical School, Rowland Hill St, London, NW3 2PF, UK
    Thromb Haemost 90:1080-7. 2003
    ..Wine has effects that may confer greater protection than other alcoholic beverages...
  19. doi request reprint Insufficient evidence to support separate BMI definitions for obesity in children and adolescents from south Asian ethnic groups in the UK
    R M Viner
    General and Adolescent Paediatrics Unit, UCL Institute of Child Health, London, UK
    Int J Obes (Lond) 34:656-8. 2010
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  20. pmc Are childhood socio-economic circumstances related to coronary heart disease risk? Findings from a population-based study of older men
    Sheena E Ramsay
    Department of Primary Care and Population Sciences, Royal Free Hospital and University College Medical School, Rowland Hill Street, London, UK
    Int J Epidemiol 36:560-6. 2007
    ..We examined the extent to which childhood socio-economic circumstances are related to the risk of coronary heart disease (CHD) in older British men, taking account of adult social class and behavioural risk factors...
  21. ncbi request reprint The metabolic syndrome and insulin resistance: relationship to haemostatic and inflammatory markers in older non-diabetic men
    S Goya Wannamethee
    Department of Primary Care and Population Sciences, Royal Free and University College Medical School, London, UK
    Atherosclerosis 181:101-8. 2005
    ..We have examined the cross-sectional relationship between insulin resistance, the metabolic syndrome and haemostatic and inflammatory markers...
  22. doi request reprint Hard drinking water does not protect against cardiovascular disease: new evidence from the British Regional Heart Study
    Richard W Morris
    Department of Primary Care and Population Sciences, University College London, London, UK
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 15:185-9. 2008
    ..It has been previously suggested that hard drinking water in general, and in particular high calcium and magnesium intake from drinking water, protect against cardiovascular disease...
  23. ncbi request reprint The effect of the C677T and A1298C polymorphisms in the methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase gene on homocysteine levels in elderly men and women from the British regional heart study
    V Dekou
    Cardiovascular Genetics, Department of Medicine, University College London Medical School, The Rayne Institute, 5 University Street, WC1E 6JJ, London, UK
    Atherosclerosis 154:659-66. 2001
    ..These observations may have a bearing on regional differences in tHcy levels and the variation in CHD risk between regions in the UK...
  24. ncbi request reprint Physical activity and hemostatic and inflammatory variables in elderly men
    S Goya Wannamethee
    Department of Primary Care and Population Sciences, Royal Free Hospital School of Medicine, London, UK
    Circulation 105:1785-90. 2002
    ..Hemostatic and inflammatory markers have been linked with risk of cardiovascular disease. We therefore examined the relationship between physical activity and hemostatic and inflammatory variables...
  25. pmc Is the recent rise in type 2 diabetes incidence from 1984 to 2007 explained by the trend in increasing BMI?: evidence from a prospective study of British men
    Sarah L Hardoon
    Division of Population Health, University College London, London, UK
    Diabetes Care 33:1494-6. 2010
    ..To estimate the extent to which increasing BMI may explain the rise in type 2 diabetes incidence in British men from 1984 to 2007...
  26. 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...
  27. ncbi request reprint Social class differences in coronary heart disease in middle-aged British men: implications for prevention
    Jonathan R Emberson
    Department of Primary Care and Population Sciences, Royal Free and University College Medical School, London, NW3 2PF, UK
    Int J Epidemiol 33:289-96. 2004
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  28. pmc Extent of social inequalities in disability in the elderly: results from a population-based study of British men
    Sheena E Ramsay
    Division of Population Health, University College London, St George s University of London, London, UK
    Ann Epidemiol 18:896-903. 2008
    ..Little is known about social inequalities in disability in the elderly. We examined the extent and determinants of socioeconomic inequalities in disability and functional limitation in elderly men in Britain...
  29. pmc Ethnic and gender differences in physical activity levels among 9-10-year-old children of white European, South Asian and African-Caribbean origin: the Child Heart Health Study in England (CHASE Study)
    Christopher G Owen
    Division of Community Health Sciences, St George s, University of London, Cranmer Terrace, London, UK
    Int J Epidemiol 38:1082-93. 2009
    ..We made objective measurements of physical activity in 9-10-year-old British children of South Asian, black African-Caribbean and white European origin...
  30. doi request reprint Chronic exposure to outdoor air pollution and markers of systemic inflammation
    Lindsay J L Forbes
    Division of Community Health Sciences, St George s, University of London, London, UK
    Epidemiology 20:245-53. 2009
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  31. doi request reprint Do socioeconomic characteristics of neighbourhood of residence independently influence incidence of coronary heart disease and all-cause mortality in older British men?
    Richard W Morris
    Royal Free and University College Medical School, Hampstead Campus, Hampstead, London, UK
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 15:19-25. 2008
    ..Our aim was to examine whether neighbourhood deprivation scores predict CHD and death in older men, independently of individual sociodemographic status...
  32. pmc Is socioeconomic position related to the prevalence of metabolic syndrome?: influence of social class across the life course in a population-based study of older men
    Sheena E Ramsay
    Division of Population Health, University College London, London, UK
    Diabetes Care 31:2380-2. 2008
    ..To examine whether adult social class and childhood social class are related to metabolic syndrome in later life, independent of adult behavioral factors...
  33. pmc Secondary prevention of coronary heart disease in older British men: extent of inequalities before and after implementation of the National Service Framework
    Sheena E Ramsay
    Department of Primary Care and Population Sciences, Royal Free and University College Medical School, London, UK
    J Public Health (Oxf) 27:338-43. 2005
    ....
  34. ncbi request reprint The relationship between physical activity, sedentary behaviour and psychological wellbeing among adolescents
    Michael H Ussher
    Division of Community Health Sciences, St George s, University of London, Cranmer Terrace, London, UK
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 42:851-6. 2007
    ....
  35. ncbi request reprint Modifiable lifestyle factors and the metabolic syndrome in older men: Effects of lifestyle changes
    S Goya Wannamethee
    Department of Primary Care and Population Sciences, Royal Free and University College Medical School, London, United Kingdom
    J Am Geriatr Soc 54:1909-14. 2006
    ..To examine the influence of lifestyle factors and changes in these factors on risk of the metabolic syndrome in elderly men...
  36. ncbi request reprint Relationships of inflammatory and haemostatic markers with social class: results from a population-based study of older men
    Sheena Ramsay
    Department of Primary Care and Population Sciences, Royal Free and University College Medical School, Rowland Hill Street, London NW3 2PF, UK
    Atherosclerosis 197:654-61. 2008
    ..The effect of socio-economic gradient on the factor VIII-vWF complex, APC resistance, plasma viscosity and platelet count merits further study...
  37. ncbi request reprint Does initial breastfeeding lead to lower blood cholesterol in adult life? A quantitative review of the evidence
    Christopher G Owen
    Division of Community Health Sciences, St George s, University of London, London, United Kingdom
    Am J Clin Nutr 88:305-14. 2008
    ..Earlier studies have suggested that infant feeding may program long-term changes in cholesterol metabolism...
  38. pmc How much of the recent decline in the incidence of myocardial infarction in British men can be explained by changes in cardiovascular risk factors? Evidence from a prospective population-based study
    Sarah L Hardoon
    Department of Primary Care and Population Sciences, UCL, London, United Kingdom
    Circulation 117:598-604. 2008
    ..The incidence of myocardial infarction (MI) in Britain has fallen markedly in recent years. Few studies have investigated the extent to which this decline can be explained by concurrent changes in major cardiovascular risk factors...
  39. doi request reprint Tissue plasminogen activator, von Willebrand factor, and risk of type 2 diabetes in older men
    S Goya Wannamethee
    Department of Primary Care and Population Sciences, Royal Free and University College Medical School, Rowland Hill St, London NW3 2PF, UK
    Diabetes Care 31:995-1000. 2008
    ....
  40. ncbi request reprint Does breastfeeding influence risk of type 2 diabetes in later life? A quantitative analysis of published evidence
    Christopher G Owen
    Division of Community Health Sciences, St George s, University of London, London, United Kingdom
    Am J Clin Nutr 84:1043-54. 2006
    ..Observational evidence suggests that having been breastfed in infancy may reduce the prevalence of type 2 diabetes in later life...
  41. ncbi request reprint Adiponectin and coronary heart disease: a prospective study and meta-analysis
    Naveed Sattar
    University Department of Vascular Biochemistry, Glasgow, Scotland
    Circulation 114:623-9. 2006
    ..We report new data from a prospective study in the context of a meta-analysis of previously published prospective studies...
  42. ncbi request reprint Hepatic enzymes, the metabolic syndrome, and the risk of type 2 diabetes in older men
    Sasiwarang Goya Wannamethee
    Department of Primary Care and Population Sciences, Royal Free and University College Medical School, Rowland Hill Street, London NW3 2PF, U K
    Diabetes Care 28:2913-8. 2005
    ..We have examined the relationship between hepatic enzymes, the metabolic syndrome, insulin resistance, and type 2 diabetes and assessed the potential of hepatic enzyme measurements in determining diabetes risk...
  43. ncbi request reprint Body fat distribution, body composition, and respiratory function in elderly men
    S Goya Wannamethee
    Department of Primary Care and Population Sciences, Royal Free and University College Medical School, London, United Kingdom
    Am J Clin Nutr 82:996-1003. 2005
    ..Most population studies have reported weak or nonsignificant associations between body mass index (BMI; in kg/m2) and lung function...
  44. ncbi request reprint Childhood obesity and cardiovascular disease: the challenge ahead
    Peter H Whincup
    Division of Community Health Sciences, St George s, University of London, UK
    Nat Clin Pract Cardiovasc Med 2:432-3. 2005
  45. ncbi request reprint Sex differences in the association between birth weight and total cholesterol. A meta-analysis
    Debbie A Lawlor
    Department of Social Medicine, University of Bristol, United Kingdom
    Ann Epidemiol 16:19-25. 2006
    ..Determine whether a sex difference exists in the association between birth weight and total cholesterol later in life...
  46. ncbi request reprint Measures of adiposity in the identification of metabolic abnormalities in elderly men
    S Goya Wannamethee
    Department of Primary Care and Population Sciences, Royal Free and University College Medical School, London, United Kingdom
    Am J Clin Nutr 81:1313-21. 2005
    ..Body mass index (BMI; in kg/m(2)) is considered a poor indicator of overall and abdominal obesity in the elderly...
  47. pmc Trends in rates of different forms of diagnosed coronary heart disease, 1978 to 2000: prospective, population based study of British men
    Fiona C Lampe
    Department of Primary Care and Population Sciences, Royal Free and University College Medical School, London NW3 2PF
    BMJ 330:1046. 2005
    ..To examine trends over time in rates of different forms of diagnosed coronary heart disease among British men, during a period in which mortality due to coronary heart disease has been declining...
  48. ncbi request reprint Lifestyle and cardiovascular disease in middle-aged British men: the effect of adjusting for within-person variation
    Jonathan Robert Emberson
    Department of Primary Care and Population Sciences, Royal Free and University College Medical School, London NW3 2PF, UK
    Eur Heart J 26:1774-82. 2005
    ....
  49. ncbi request reprint Is the association between parity and coronary heart disease due to biological effects of pregnancy or adverse lifestyle risk factors associated with child-rearing? Findings from the British Women's Heart and Health Study and the British Regional Heart St
    Debbie A Lawlor
    Department of Social Medicine, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK
    Circulation 107:1260-4. 2003
    ..Parity is associated with coronary heart disease (CHD) risk. In the present study, we assessed the associations between number of children and CHD in both women and men...
  50. ncbi request reprint Serum albumin and risk of stroke, coronary heart disease, and mortality: the role of cigarette smoking
    A Gerald Shaper
    Department of Primary Care and Population Sciences, Royal Free and University College Medical School, Rowlands Hill Street, London NW3 2PF, UK
    J Clin Epidemiol 57:195-202. 2004
    ..These relationships have been examined with specific focus on the role of cigarette smoking...
  51. ncbi request reprint The effect of breastfeeding on mean body mass index throughout life: a quantitative review of published and unpublished observational evidence
    Christopher G Owen
    Division of Community Health Sciences, St George s, University of London, London, United Kingdom
    Am J Clin Nutr 82:1298-307. 2005
    ..Evidence from observational studies has suggested that breastfeeding may reduce the prevalence of obesity in later life...
  52. ncbi request reprint Associations of vitamin C status, fruit and vegetable intakes, and markers of inflammation and hemostasis
    S Goya Wannamethee
    Department of Primary Care and Population Sciences, Royal Free and University College Medical School, London, United Kingdom
    Am J Clin Nutr 83:567-74; quiz 726-7. 2006
    ..It has been suggested that a high dietary intake and high circulating concentrations of vitamin C may protect against ischemic heart disease...
  53. ncbi request reprint The relations of body composition and adiposity measures to ill health and physical disability in elderly men
    Sheena E Ramsay
    Department of Primary Care and Population Sciences, Royal Free Hospital and University College Medical School, London, United Kingdom
    Am J Epidemiol 164:459-69. 2006
    ..Prevention of weight gain with increasing age is likely to reduce morbidity and disability among older men...
  54. ncbi request reprint Renal function and cardiovascular mortality in elderly men: the role of inflammatory, procoagulant, and endothelial biomarkers
    Sasiwarang Goya Wannamethee
    Department of Primary Care and Population Sciences, Royal Free and, University College Medical School, Rowland Hill Street, London NW3 2PF, UK
    Eur Heart J 27:2975-81. 2006
    ..To assess the extent to which inflammatory, procoagulant, and endothelial biomarkers modify the relationship between diminished renal function and cardiovascular mortality...
  55. ncbi request reprint Height loss in older men: associations with total mortality and incidence of cardiovascular disease
    S Goya Wannamethee
    Department of Primary Care and Population Sciences, Royal Free and University College Medical School, London, England
    Arch Intern Med 166:2546-52. 2006
    ..We examined the relationships between height loss over 20 years (starting at middle age) and subsequent total mortality and incidence of coronary heart disease and stroke in older men...
  56. ncbi request reprint Birth weight and subsequent cholesterol levels: exploration of the "fetal origins" hypothesis
    Rachel Huxley
    The George Institute, University of Sydney, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Camperdown, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    JAMA 292:2755-64. 2004
    ..Inverse associations between birth weight and subsequent blood cholesterol levels have been used to support the "fetal origins" hypothesis of the relevance of fetal nutrition to adult disease...
  57. ncbi request reprint Associations between cigarette smoking, pipe/cigar smoking, and smoking cessation, and haemostatic and inflammatory markers for cardiovascular disease
    S Goya Wannamethee
    Department of Primary Care and Population Sciences, Royal Free and University College Medical School, Rowland Hill St, London NW3 2PF, UK
    Eur Heart J 26:1765-73. 2005
    ..To examine the associations between cigarette smoking, pipe/cigar smoking, and years since quitting smoking, and inflammatory and haemostatic markers...
  58. ncbi request reprint Commentary: early life determinants of blood pressure in childhood--where do we go from here?
    Peter H Whincup
    Division of Community Health Sciences, St George s, University of London, Cranmer Terrace, London SW17 0RE, UK
    Int J Epidemiol 35:877-9. 2006
  59. ncbi request reprint Adipokines and risk of type 2 diabetes in older men
    S Goya Wannamethee
    Department of Primary Care and Population Sciences, Royal Free and University College Medical School, Rowland Hill Street, London NW3 2PF, UK
    Diabetes Care 30:1200-5. 2007
    ..The aim was to assess the relationship between adipokines, including interleukin (IL)-6, leptin, and adiponectin, with development of type 2 diabetes and assess the role of obesity and insulin resistance in these relationships...
  60. pmc Missed opportunities for secondary prevention of cerebrovascular disease in elderly British men from 1999 to 2005: a population-based study
    Sheena E Ramsay
    Department of Primary Care and Population Sciences, Royal Free and University College Medical School, UCL Hampstead Campus, Rowland Hill Street, London NW3 2PF, UK
    J Public Health (Oxf) 29:251-7. 2007
    ..We examined patterns in medication use for secondary prevention of cerebrovascular disease in older British men from 1999 to 2005, and investigated socio-demographic and disease-related influences on medication use...
  61. doi request reprint Can metabolic syndrome usefully predict cardiovascular disease and diabetes? Outcome data from two prospective studies
    Naveed Sattar
    Faculty of Medicine, BHF Glasgow Cardiovascular Research Centre, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK
    Lancet 371:1927-35. 2008
    ..We investigated to what extent metabolic syndrome and its individual components were related to risk for these two diseases in elderly populations...
  62. pmc Long-term interleukin-6 levels and subsequent risk of coronary heart disease: two new prospective studies and a systematic review
    John Danesh
    Department of Public Health and Primary Care, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom
    PLoS Med 5:e78. 2008
    ..We updated a systematic review to put the new findings in context...
  63. ncbi request reprint Hemostatic and rheological variables and risk of cardiovascular disease
    Gordon D O Lowe
    University Department of Medicine, Royal Infirmary, Glasgow, United Kingdom
    Semin Vasc Med 2:429-39. 2002
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  64. pmc Secondary prevention of coronary heart disease in older patients after the national service framework: population based study
    Sheena E Ramsay
    Department of Primary Care and Population Sciences, Royal Free and University College Medical School, London NW3 2PF
    BMJ 332:144-5. 2006
    ..To examine the extent of uptake of medication for secondary prevention of coronary heart disease in older British men and women before (1998-2001) and after (2003) the implementation of the national service framework...
  65. ncbi request reprint CYP2A6, MAOA, DBH, DRD4, and 5HT2A genotypes, smoking behaviour and cotinine levels in 1518 UK adolescents
    Shuwen Huang
    Human Genetics Division, Duthie Building, Southampton General Hospital, UK
    Pharmacogenet Genomics 15:839-50. 2005
    ..Other genes are also implicated in smoking behaviour. We explored smoking behaviour and cotinine levels in relation to genotypes in adolescents...
  66. ncbi request reprint Is birth weight a risk factor for ischemic heart disease in later life?
    Rachel Huxley
    George Institute, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Am J Clin Nutr 85:1244-50. 2007
    ..An inverse association between birth weight and ischemic heart disease (IHD) has been seen in observational studies...
  67. ncbi request reprint Decreased muscle mass and increased central adiposity are independently related to mortality in older men
    S Goya Wannamethee
    Department of Primary Care and Population Sciences, Royal Free and University College Medical School, London, United Kingdom
    Am J Clin Nutr 86:1339-46. 2007
    ..Aging is associated with significant changes in body composition. Body mass index (BMI; in kg/m(2)) is not an accurate indicator of overweight and obesity in the elderly...
  68. pmc Spurious trends in coronary heart disease incidence: unintended consequences of the new GP contract?
    Iain M Carey
    Division of Community Health Sciences, St George s, London
    Br J Gen Pract 57:486-9. 2007
    ..Planners need to be aware of such issues when evaluating trends in CHD or other similar conditions...
  69. ncbi request reprint Circulating adiponectin levels and mortality in elderly men with and without cardiovascular disease and heart failure
    S Goya Wannamethee
    Department of Primary Care and Population Sciences, Royal Free and University College Medical School, Rowland Hill Street, London NW3 2PF, England
    Arch Intern Med 167:1510-7. 2007
    ..We examined the relationship between adiponectin levels and mortality in older men with and without diagnosed cardiovascular disease (CVD) and heart failure...