Vasant Hirani

Summary

Affiliation: University College London
Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc Predictors of 25-hydroxyvitamin D status among adults in two British national surveys
    Vasant Hirani
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Royal Free and University College London Medical School, University College London, 1 19 Torrington Place, London, UK
    Br J Nutr 101:760-4. 2009
  2. doi request reprint Associations between vitamin D and self-reported respiratory disease in older people from a nationally representative population survey
    Vasant Hirani
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London Medical School, University College London, London, UK
    J Am Geriatr Soc 61:969-73. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Relationship between vitamin D and hyperglycemia in older people from a nationally representative population survey
    Vasant Hirani
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Royal Free and University College London, London, UK
    J Am Geriatr Soc 59:1786-92. 2011
  4. doi request reprint Vitamin D status and pain: analysis from the Health Survey for England among English adults aged 65 years and over
    Vasant Hirani
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London Medical School, 1 19 Torrington Place, London WC1E 6BT, UK
    Br J Nutr 107:1080-4. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Development of new demi-span equations from a nationally representative sample of older people to estimate adult height
    Vasant Hirani
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Royal Free and University College, University College London, London, United Kingdom
    J Am Geriatr Soc 60:550-4. 2012
  6. ncbi request reprint Generalised and abdominal adiposity are important risk factors for chronic disease in older people: results from a nationally representative survey
    V Hirani
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London Medical School, University College London, 1 19 Torrington Place, London WC1E 6BT
    J Nutr Health Aging 15:469-78. 2011
  7. ncbi request reprint Vitamin D concentrations among people aged 65 years and over living in private households and institutions in England: population survey
    Vasant Hirani
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Royal Free and University College London Medical School, University College London, 1 19 Torrington Place, London WC1E 6BT, UK
    Age Ageing 34:485-91. 2005
  8. doi request reprint Development of new demi-span equations from a nationally representative sample of adults to estimate maximal adult height
    Vasant Hirani
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London Medical School, University College London, London, UK
    J Nutr 140:1475-80. 2010
  9. doi request reprint Urgent action needed to improve vitamin D status among older people in England!
    Vasant Hirani
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Royal Free and University College London Medical School, UK
    Age Ageing 39:62-8. 2010
  10. ncbi request reprint Generalised and abdominal obesity and risk of diabetes, hypertension and hypertension-diabetes co-morbidity in England
    Vasant Hirani
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Royal Free and University College London Medical School, University College London, London, UK
    Public Health Nutr 11:521-7. 2008

Detail Information

Publications18

  1. pmc Predictors of 25-hydroxyvitamin D status among adults in two British national surveys
    Vasant Hirani
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Royal Free and University College London Medical School, University College London, 1 19 Torrington Place, London, UK
    Br J Nutr 101:760-4. 2009
    ..National prevention and treatments strategies of poor vitamin D status need to be targeted to include the adult population, particularly deprived populations, in addition to the elderly and ethnic minorities...
  2. doi request reprint Associations between vitamin D and self-reported respiratory disease in older people from a nationally representative population survey
    Vasant Hirani
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London Medical School, University College London, London, UK
    J Am Geriatr Soc 61:969-73. 2013
    ..To investigate the association between serum 25-hydroxy vitamin D (25(OH)D) concentrations and respiratory diseases in older people...
  3. doi request reprint Relationship between vitamin D and hyperglycemia in older people from a nationally representative population survey
    Vasant Hirani
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Royal Free and University College London, London, UK
    J Am Geriatr Soc 59:1786-92. 2011
    ..To investigate the association between vitamin D levels and hyperglycemia in a national community sample of older people...
  4. doi request reprint Vitamin D status and pain: analysis from the Health Survey for England among English adults aged 65 years and over
    Vasant Hirani
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London Medical School, 1 19 Torrington Place, London WC1E 6BT, UK
    Br J Nutr 107:1080-4. 2012
    ..It is important that older people in pain are screened for vitamin D status and provided with appropriate interventions...
  5. doi request reprint Development of new demi-span equations from a nationally representative sample of older people to estimate adult height
    Vasant Hirani
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Royal Free and University College, University College London, London, United Kingdom
    J Am Geriatr Soc 60:550-4. 2012
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint Generalised and abdominal adiposity are important risk factors for chronic disease in older people: results from a nationally representative survey
    V Hirani
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London Medical School, University College London, 1 19 Torrington Place, London WC1E 6BT
    J Nutr Health Aging 15:469-78. 2011
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Vitamin D concentrations among people aged 65 years and over living in private households and institutions in England: population survey
    Vasant Hirani
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Royal Free and University College London Medical School, University College London, 1 19 Torrington Place, London WC1E 6BT, UK
    Age Ageing 34:485-91. 2005
    ..The aim of this analysis is to assess vitamin D status and examine associations of deficiency with risk factors among older people in England...
  8. doi request reprint Development of new demi-span equations from a nationally representative sample of adults to estimate maximal adult height
    Vasant Hirani
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London Medical School, University College London, London, UK
    J Nutr 140:1475-80. 2010
    ....
  9. doi request reprint Urgent action needed to improve vitamin D status among older people in England!
    Vasant Hirani
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Royal Free and University College London Medical School, UK
    Age Ageing 39:62-8. 2010
    ..In the UK, government initiatives highlighting the importance of adequate vitamin D among older people have been in place since 1998...
  10. ncbi request reprint Generalised and abdominal obesity and risk of diabetes, hypertension and hypertension-diabetes co-morbidity in England
    Vasant Hirani
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Royal Free and University College London Medical School, University College London, London, UK
    Public Health Nutr 11:521-7. 2008
    ....
  11. doi request reprint A comparison of measured height and demi-span equivalent height in the assessment of body mass index among people aged 65 years and over in England
    Vasant Hirani
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Royal Free and University College London Medical School, University College London, 1 19 Torrington Place, London WC1E 6BT, UK
    Age Ageing 37:311-7. 2008
    ..to examine differences between measured height and demi-span equivalent height (DEH) among people aged >or=65 and investigate the impact on body mass index (BMI) of using DEH...
  12. doi request reprint Relationship between vitamin D levels and depressive symptoms in older residents from a national survey population
    Robert Stewart
    Department of Health Service and Population Research, King s College London Institute of Psychiatry, London, United Kingdom
    Psychosom Med 72:608-12. 2010
    ..To investigate the association between vitamin D deficiency and depressive symptoms in a national community sample of older people. Vitamin D deficiency is common in older people with potential effects on mood...
  13. doi request reprint Relationship between depressive symptoms, anemia, and iron status in older residents from a national survey population
    Robert Stewart
    Section of Epidemiology, Institute of Psychiatry, University College London, United Kingdom
    Psychosom Med 74:208-13. 2012
    ..To investigate the association between iron deficiency status and depressive symptoms in a national community sample of older people...
  14. doi request reprint General health status and vascular disorders as correlates of late-life depressive symptoms in a national survey sample
    Robert Stewart
    King s College London Institute of Psychiatry, London, UK
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 25:483-8. 2010
    ....
  15. doi request reprint Using longitudinal data from the Health Survey for England to resolve discrepancies in thresholds for haemoglobin in older adults
    Jennifer Mindell
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, 1 19 Torrington Place, London, UK
    Br J Haematol 160:368-76. 2013
    ..This research supports the use of the World Health Organization thresholds (130 g/l for men, 120 g/l for women)...
  16. ncbi request reprint Dental health and cognitive impairment in an English national survey population
    Robert Stewart
    King s College London, Institute of Psychiatry, London, United Kingdom
    J Am Geriatr Soc 55:1410-4. 2007
    ....
  17. doi request reprint Moderate-to-vigorous physical activity and sedentary behaviours in relation to body mass index-defined and waist circumference-defined obesity
    Emmanuel Stamatakis
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, 1 19 Torrington Place, London, UK
    Br J Nutr 101:765-73. 2009
    ..In conclusion, physical activity and sedentary behaviour are independently related to obesity. Public health recommendations should both promote physical activity and discourage engagement in sedentary pursuits...
  18. doi request reprint Cohort profile: the health survey for England
    Jennifer Mindell
    Health and Social Surveys Research Group, Research Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, UCL, London, UK
    Int J Epidemiol 41:1585-93. 2012
    ..Annual survey data (1994-2009) are available through the UK Data Archive...