Benjamin J Cairns

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Affiliation: University of Oxford
Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc A short-term increase in cancer risk associated with daytime napping is likely to reflect pre-clinical disease: prospective cohort study
    B J Cairns
    Cancer Epidemiology Unit, University of Oxford, Richard Doll Building, Roosevelt Drive, Oxford OX3 7LF, UK
    Br J Cancer 107:527-30. 2012
  2. pmc Bacteriophage therapy and the mutant selection window
    Benjamin J Cairns
    Cancer Epidemiology Unit, University of Oxford, Richard Doll Building, Roosevelt Drive, Oxford OX37LF, United Kingdom
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 52:4344-50. 2008
  3. pmc Sudden increases in listeriosis rates in England and Wales, 2001 and 2003
    Benjamin J Cairns
    School of Biological Sciences, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK
    Emerg Infect Dis 15:465-8. 2009
  4. pmc Lifetime body size and reproductive factors: comparisons of data recorded prospectively with self reports in middle age
    Benjamin J Cairns
    Cancer Epidemiology Unit, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    BMC Med Res Methodol 11:7. 2011
  5. ncbi request reprint Coronary heart disease incidence in women by waist circumference within categories of body mass index
    Dexter Canoy
    University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    Eur J Prev Cardiol 20:759-62. 2013
  6. pmc Different effects of age, adiposity and physical activity on the risk of ankle, wrist and hip fractures in postmenopausal women
    Miranda E G Armstrong
    Cancer Epidemiology Unit, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    Bone 50:1394-400. 2012
  7. pmc Body mass index and incident coronary heart disease in women: a population-based prospective study
    Dexter Canoy
    Cancer Epidemiology Unit, University of Oxford, Roosevelt Drive, Oxford, OX3 7LF, UK
    BMC Med 11:87. 2013
  8. doi request reprint Incidence of gastrointestinal cancers by ethnic group in England, 2001-2007
    Raghib Ali
    Cancer Epidemiology Unit, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    Gut 62:1692-703. 2013
  9. ncbi request reprint Marital status and ischemic heart disease incidence and mortality in women: a large prospective study
    Sarah Floud
    Cancer Epidemiology Unit, University of Oxford, Roosevelt Drive, Oxford OX3 7LF, UK
    BMC Med 12:42. 2014
  10. pmc Reported frequency of physical activity in a large epidemiological study: relationship to specific activities and repeatability over time
    Miranda E G Armstrong
    Cancer Epidemiology Unit, University of Oxford, Richard Doll Building, Old Road Campus, Oxford OX3 7LF, UK
    BMC Med Res Methodol 11:97. 2011

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Publications18

  1. pmc A short-term increase in cancer risk associated with daytime napping is likely to reflect pre-clinical disease: prospective cohort study
    B J Cairns
    Cancer Epidemiology Unit, University of Oxford, Richard Doll Building, Roosevelt Drive, Oxford OX3 7LF, UK
    Br J Cancer 107:527-30. 2012
    ..Sleep disturbance, a correlate of which is daytime napping, has been hypothesised to be associated with risk of breast and other cancers...
  2. pmc Bacteriophage therapy and the mutant selection window
    Benjamin J Cairns
    Cancer Epidemiology Unit, University of Oxford, Richard Doll Building, Roosevelt Drive, Oxford OX37LF, United Kingdom
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 52:4344-50. 2008
    ..Theoretical predictions such as ours need to be tested experimentally if applications of phage therapy are to avoid the problems of widespread resistance that have beset chemical antibiotics...
  3. pmc Sudden increases in listeriosis rates in England and Wales, 2001 and 2003
    Benjamin J Cairns
    School of Biological Sciences, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK
    Emerg Infect Dis 15:465-8. 2009
    ..Although no causative association is demonstrated, these increases correspond to key dates relating to the onset and aftermath of the 2001 foot and mouth disease outbreak in the United Kingdom...
  4. pmc Lifetime body size and reproductive factors: comparisons of data recorded prospectively with self reports in middle age
    Benjamin J Cairns
    Cancer Epidemiology Unit, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    BMC Med Res Methodol 11:7. 2011
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  5. ncbi request reprint Coronary heart disease incidence in women by waist circumference within categories of body mass index
    Dexter Canoy
    University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    Eur J Prev Cardiol 20:759-62. 2013
    ..Similar associations for apolipoprotein B to A1 ratio across adiposity categories were observed, particularly in non-obese women. Our conclusions were that both waist circumference and BMI are independently associated with incident CHD...
  6. pmc Different effects of age, adiposity and physical activity on the risk of ankle, wrist and hip fractures in postmenopausal women
    Miranda E G Armstrong
    Cancer Epidemiology Unit, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    Bone 50:1394-400. 2012
    ..Ankle, wrist and hip fractures are extremely common in postmenopausal women, but the associations with age, adiposity, and physical activity differ substantially between the three fracture sites...
  7. pmc Body mass index and incident coronary heart disease in women: a population-based prospective study
    Dexter Canoy
    Cancer Epidemiology Unit, University of Oxford, Roosevelt Drive, Oxford, OX3 7LF, UK
    BMC Med 11:87. 2013
    ..We examined the relation between BMI and incident CHD overall and across different risk factors of the disease in the Million Women Study...
  8. doi request reprint Incidence of gastrointestinal cancers by ethnic group in England, 2001-2007
    Raghib Ali
    Cancer Epidemiology Unit, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    Gut 62:1692-703. 2013
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  9. ncbi request reprint Marital status and ischemic heart disease incidence and mortality in women: a large prospective study
    Sarah Floud
    Cancer Epidemiology Unit, University of Oxford, Roosevelt Drive, Oxford OX3 7LF, UK
    BMC Med 12:42. 2014
    ..We examined the relation between marital status and IHD incidence and mortality in the Million Women Study...
  10. pmc Reported frequency of physical activity in a large epidemiological study: relationship to specific activities and repeatability over time
    Miranda E G Armstrong
    Cancer Epidemiology Unit, University of Oxford, Richard Doll Building, Old Road Campus, Oxford OX3 7LF, UK
    BMC Med Res Methodol 11:97. 2011
    ..We examine the relationships between various physical activities self-reported at different times in a large cohort study of middle-aged UK women...
  11. doi request reprint Dietary fat and breast cancer: comparison of results from food diaries and food-frequency questionnaires in the UK Dietary Cohort Consortium
    Timothy J Key
    Cancer Epidemiology Unit, Nuffield Department of Clinical Medicine, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom
    Am J Clin Nutr 94:1043-52. 2011
    ..Epidemiologic studies of dietary fat and breast cancer risk are inconsistent, and it has been suggested that a true relation may have been obscured by the imprecise measurement of fat intake...
  12. pmc Height and cancer incidence in the Million Women Study: prospective cohort, and meta-analysis of prospective studies of height and total cancer risk
    Jane Green
    Cancer Epidemiology Unit, University of Oxford, UK
    Lancet Oncol 12:785-94. 2011
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  13. pmc Hospital admissions in relation to body mass index in UK women: a prospective cohort study
    Gillian K Reeves
    Cancer Epidemiology Unit, University of Oxford, Richard Doll Building, Roosevelt Drive, Oxford OX3 7LF, UK
    BMC Med 12:45. 2014
    ..We aim to describe the relationship between body mass index (BMI) and rates of hospital admission in middle-aged UK women...
  14. pmc Vascular disease in women: comparison of diagnoses in hospital episode statistics and general practice records in England
    F Lucy Wright
    Cancer Epidemiology Unit, University of Oxford, Richard Doll Building, Old Road Campus, Headington, Oxford, OX3 7LF, UK
    BMC Med Res Methodol 12:161. 2012
    ..For a random sample of participants in a large UK cohort, we compared vascular disease diagnoses in HES and general practice records to assess agreement between the two sources...
  15. doi request reprint Body mass index and physical activity in relation to the incidence of hip fracture in postmenopausal women
    Miranda E G Armstrong
    Cancer Epidemiology Unit, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom
    J Bone Miner Res 26:1330-8. 2011
    ..68 (95% CI 0.62-0.75), with similar results for strenuous exercise. In this large cohort of postmenopausal women, BMI and physical activity had independent effects on hip fracture risk...
  16. pmc Childhood cancer incidence in British Indians & Whites in Leicester, 1996-2008
    Shameq Sayeed
    Cancer Epidemiology Unit, University of Oxford, Richard Doll Building, Oxford, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 8:e61881. 2013
    ..Our objective was to compare the incidence of childhood cancer in British Indians and Whites in Leicester, which has virtually complete, self-assigned, ethnicity data and the largest population of Indians in England...
  17. pmc Quantitative models of in vitro bacteriophage-host dynamics and their application to phage therapy
    Benjamin J Cairns
    School of Biological Sciences, University of Bristol, Bristol, United Kingdom
    PLoS Pathog 5:e1000253. 2009
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