Gita D Mishra

Summary

Affiliation: University of Cambridge
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Do socioeconomic gradients in women's health widen over time and with age?
    Gita D Mishra
    MRC Human Nutrition Research, Elsie Widdowson Laboratory, Fulbourn Road, Cambridge CB1 9NL, UK
    Soc Sci Med 58:1585-95. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint Socio-demographic inequalities in the diets of mid-aged Australian women
    G Mishra
    MRC Human Nutrition Research, Cambridge, UK
    Eur J Clin Nutr 59:185-95. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint The impact of inter-generational social and regional circumstances on dietary intake patterns of British adults: results from the 1946 British Birth Cohort
    G D Mishra
    MRC Human Nutrition Research, Elsie Widdowson Laboratory, Fulbourn Road, Cambridge CB1 9NL, UK
    Public Health Nutr 7:737-44. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Multiple imputation for body mass index: lessons from the Australian Longitudinal Study on Women's Health
    Gita D Mishra
    MRC Human Nutrition Research, Cambridge, UK
    Stat Med 23:3077-87. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Physical and mental health: changes during menopause transition
    Gita D Mishra
    Research Centre for Gender and Health, University of Newcastle, Australia
    Qual Life Res 12:405-12. 2003
  6. ncbi request reprint Childhood and adult dietary vitamin E intake and cardiovascular risk factors in mid-life in the 1946 British Birth Cohort
    G D Mishra
    MRC Human Nutrition Research, Elsie Widdowson Laboratory, Fulbourn Road, Cambridge, UK
    Eur J Clin Nutr 57:1418-25. 2003
  7. pmc Redox-modulatory vitamins and minerals that prospectively predict mortality in older British people: the National Diet and Nutrition Survey of people aged 65 years and over
    Christopher J Bates
    MRC Human Nutrition Research, Elsie Widdowson Laboratory, Fulbourn Road, Cambridge CB1 9NL, UK
    Br J Nutr 105:123-32. 2011
  8. ncbi request reprint Dietary patterns throughout adult life are associated with body mass index, waist circumference, blood pressure, and red cell folate
    Sarah A McNaughton
    MRC Human Nutrition Research, Elsie Widdowson Laboratory, Cambridge CB1 9NL, UK
    J Nutr 137:99-105. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Changes in intake of key nutrients over 17 years during adult life of a British birth cohort
    C J Prynne
    MRC Human Nutrition Research, Elsie Widdowson Laboratory, Fulbourn Road, Cambridge CB1 9NL, UK
    Br J Nutr 94:368-76. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Tomato consumption and plasma lycopene concentration in people aged 65 y and over in a British national survey
    R Re
    Cambio, 34 Newnham Road, Cambridge, UK
    Eur J Clin Nutr 57:1545-54. 2003

Detail Information

Publications42

  1. ncbi request reprint Do socioeconomic gradients in women's health widen over time and with age?
    Gita D Mishra
    MRC Human Nutrition Research, Elsie Widdowson Laboratory, Fulbourn Road, Cambridge CB1 9NL, UK
    Soc Sci Med 58:1585-95. 2004
    ..Nevertheless, SES remains an important predictor of health, health service use and mortality in older Australian women...
  2. ncbi request reprint Socio-demographic inequalities in the diets of mid-aged Australian women
    G Mishra
    MRC Human Nutrition Research, Cambridge, UK
    Eur J Clin Nutr 59:185-95. 2005
    ..This study reports on the distributions of food and nutrient intakes by socio-demographic factors for a large population sample of mid-aged Australian women participating in the Australian Longitudinal Study on Women's Health...
  3. ncbi request reprint The impact of inter-generational social and regional circumstances on dietary intake patterns of British adults: results from the 1946 British Birth Cohort
    G D Mishra
    MRC Human Nutrition Research, Elsie Widdowson Laboratory, Fulbourn Road, Cambridge CB1 9NL, UK
    Public Health Nutr 7:737-44. 2004
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Multiple imputation for body mass index: lessons from the Australian Longitudinal Study on Women's Health
    Gita D Mishra
    MRC Human Nutrition Research, Cambridge, UK
    Stat Med 23:3077-87. 2004
    ..We conclude with several recommendations for handling issues of missing data...
  5. ncbi request reprint Physical and mental health: changes during menopause transition
    Gita D Mishra
    Research Centre for Gender and Health, University of Newcastle, Australia
    Qual Life Res 12:405-12. 2003
    ..To measure changes in physical and mental health in six groups of women defined by menopausal status or use of hormone replacement therapy (HRT)...
  6. ncbi request reprint Childhood and adult dietary vitamin E intake and cardiovascular risk factors in mid-life in the 1946 British Birth Cohort
    G D Mishra
    MRC Human Nutrition Research, Elsie Widdowson Laboratory, Fulbourn Road, Cambridge, UK
    Eur J Clin Nutr 57:1418-25. 2003
    ..To determine whether dietary vitamin E intake in childhood or mid-life was predictive of adult hypertension and high waist circumference, as two important risk factors for cardiovascular disease...
  7. pmc Redox-modulatory vitamins and minerals that prospectively predict mortality in older British people: the National Diet and Nutrition Survey of people aged 65 years and over
    Christopher J Bates
    MRC Human Nutrition Research, Elsie Widdowson Laboratory, Fulbourn Road, Cambridge CB1 9NL, UK
    Br J Nutr 105:123-32. 2011
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint Dietary patterns throughout adult life are associated with body mass index, waist circumference, blood pressure, and red cell folate
    Sarah A McNaughton
    MRC Human Nutrition Research, Elsie Widdowson Laboratory, Cambridge CB1 9NL, UK
    J Nutr 137:99-105. 2007
    ..02) and blood pressure (P = 0.01), whereas there were no significant associations with the ethnic foods and alcohol pattern. Specific dietary patterns throughout adult life were associated with chronic disease risk factors...
  9. ncbi request reprint Changes in intake of key nutrients over 17 years during adult life of a British birth cohort
    C J Prynne
    MRC Human Nutrition Research, Elsie Widdowson Laboratory, Fulbourn Road, Cambridge CB1 9NL, UK
    Br J Nutr 94:368-76. 2005
    ..Most of these trends are in line with accepted nutritional guidelines. How far these changes are due to consumer choice and real changes in food composition or are due to artefacts inherent in the methodology is discussed...
  10. ncbi request reprint Tomato consumption and plasma lycopene concentration in people aged 65 y and over in a British national survey
    R Re
    Cambio, 34 Newnham Road, Cambridge, UK
    Eur J Clin Nutr 57:1545-54. 2003
    ..Assessment of consumption of raw and processed tomatoes, plasma lycopene concentration and their interrelationship in a nationally representative sample of elderly British people...
  11. ncbi request reprint Additive benefits of long-chain n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids and weight-loss in the management of cardiovascular disease risk in overweight hyperinsulinaemic women
    J D Krebs
    MRC Human Nutrition Research, Elsie Widdowson Laboratory, Cambridge, UK
    Int J Obes (Lond) 30:1535-44. 2006
    ..Both weight-loss and long-chain n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids (LC n-3 PUFA) are independently known to reduce metabolic risk, but the combined effects are unclear...
  12. ncbi request reprint Longitudinal changes in dietary patterns during adult life
    G D Mishra
    MRC Human Nutrition Research, Elsie Widdowson Laboratory, Fulbourn Road, Cambridge CB1 9NL, UK
    Br J Nutr 96:735-44. 2006
    ....
  13. ncbi request reprint Comparability of dietary patterns assessed by multiple dietary assessment methods: results from the 1946 British Birth Cohort
    S A McNaughton
    MRC Human Nutrition Research, Elsie Widdowson Laboratory, Cambridge, UK
    Eur J Clin Nutr 59:341-52. 2005
    ..The aim of this study is to evaluate the consistency of dietary patterns assessed through the use of a dietary recall and a 5-day food diary...
  14. ncbi request reprint Supplement use is associated with health status and health-related behaviors in the 1946 British birth cohort
    Sarah A McNaughton
    MRC Human Nutrition Research, Elsie Widdowson Laboratory, Cambridge CB1 9NL, UK
    J Nutr 135:1782-9. 2005
    ..These results support the notion of a clustering of healthy behaviors and cardiovascular risk factors, particularly for women...
  15. ncbi request reprint Fruit and vegetable intakes and bone mineral status: a cross sectional study in 5 age and sex cohorts
    Celia J Prynne
    Elsie Widdowson Laboratory, MRC Human Nutrition Research, Cambridge, United Kingdom
    Am J Clin Nutr 83:1420-8. 2006
    ..Evidence is increasing for positive effects of fruit and vegetable intakes on bone health. However, most of the studies to date were conducted in adults, and few reports included adolescents...
  16. ncbi request reprint In a population study, can parathyroid hormone aid the definition of adequate vitamin D status? A study of people aged 65 years and over from the British National Diet and Nutrition Survey
    C J Bates
    Medical Research Council Human Nutrition Research, Elsie Widdowson Laboratory, Fulbourn Road, CB1 9NL, Cambridge, UK
    Osteoporos Int 14:152-9. 2003
    ..In people living in institutions such as nursing homes, who are less likely to be exposed to sunlight throughout the year, plasma 25OHD levels were lower throughout the year...
  17. ncbi request reprint Dietary silicon intake in post-menopausal women
    S A McNaughton
    MRC Human Nutrition Research, Elsie Widdowson Laboratory, Fulbourn Road, Cambridge CB1 9NL, UK
    Br J Nutr 94:813-7. 2005
    ..Si intakes in the UK appear consistent with those reported previously for elderly women in Western populations, but lower than those reported for younger women or for men...
  18. ncbi request reprint Changes in risk factors for cardiovascular disease with body fat loss in obese women
    J D Krebs
    MRC Human Nutrition Research, Elsie Widdowson Laboratory, Cambridge, UK
    Diabetes Obes Metab 4:379-87. 2002
    ..This study examines the temporal changes in risk factors for cardiovascular disease with weight change over 52 weeks...
  19. ncbi request reprint Sociodemographic inequalities in the diet of young children in the 1946 British birth cohort
    C J Prynne
    MRC Human Nutrition Research, Elsie Widdowson Laboratory, Fulbourn Road, Cambridge CB1 9NL, UK
    Public Health Nutr 5:733-45. 2002
    ..To evaluate whether there was food and nutrient equality across occupational social classes and geographical region for members of the 1946 British birth cohort at age 4 years...
  20. ncbi request reprint The impact of long chain n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acid supplementation on inflammation, insulin sensitivity and CVD risk in a group of overweight women with an inflammatory phenotype
    L M Browning
    MRC Human Nutrition Research, Elsie Widdowson Laboratory, Fulbourn Road, Cambridge, UK
    Diabetes Obes Metab 9:70-80. 2007
    ..Inflammation is strongly related to obesity and the risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD). The metabolic benefits of long chain (LC) n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acid (PUFA) may be attributable to its anti-inflammatory properties...
  21. ncbi request reprint Gamma-tocopherol as a possible marker for nutrition-related risk: results from four National Diet and Nutrition Surveys in Britain
    C J Bates
    MRC Human Nutrition Research, Elsie Widdowson Laboratory, Fulbourn Road, Cambridge CB1 9NL, UK
    Br J Nutr 92:137-50. 2004
    ..Although the mechanisms underlying these relationships are obscure, the gamma-tocopherol:alpha-tocopherol ratio may reveal poor dietary choices, status predictors and a propensity for obesity in later life, especially in women...
  22. ncbi request reprint Elevated sialic acid, but not CRP, predicts features of the metabolic syndrome independently of BMI in women
    L M Browning
    MRC Human Nutrition Research, Elsie Widdowson Laboratory, Cambridge, UK
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 28:1004-10. 2004
    ..This study examines the association between both CRP and SA with individual and combined features of the metabolic syndrome...
  23. ncbi request reprint Effects of usual nutrient intake and vitamin D status on markers of bone turnover in Swiss adolescents
    F Ginty
    Nestle Research Centre, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Eur J Clin Nutr 58:1257-65. 2004
    ..To evaluate the effects of nutrient intake and vitamin D status on markers of type I collagen formation and degradation in adolescent boys and girls...
  24. pmc Miscarriage, preterm delivery, and stillbirth: large variations in rates within a cohort of Australian women
    Alexis J Hure
    Research Centre for Gender Health and Ageing, University of Newcastle, Callaghan, New South Wales, Australia
    PLoS ONE 7:e37109. 2012
    ..Further, our purpose was to describe who has experienced particularly low or high rates of each event...
  25. ncbi request reprint Sociodemographic and health related factors associated with poor mental health in midlife Australian women
    Sue Outram
    Faculty of Health, University of Newcastle, Australia
    Women Health 39:97-115. 2004
    ..To examine associations between poor mental health and sociodemographic, psychosocial and health related variables in midlife Australian women...
  26. pmc Biochemical risk indices, including plasma homocysteine, that prospectively predict mortality in older British people: the National Diet and Nutrition Survey of People Aged 65 Years and Over
    Christopher J Bates
    MRC Human Nutrition Research, Elsie Widdowson Laboratory, Fulbourn Road, Cambridge CB1 9NL, UK
    Br J Nutr 104:893-9. 2010
    ..73) remained a significant predictor for vascular mortality. Thus, total and primary vascular mortality is predicted by energy and protein intakes, and by biochemical indices including tHcy, independent of serum folate or vitamin B12...
  27. ncbi request reprint Oily fish reduces plasma triacylglycerols: a primary prevention study in overweight men and women
    Carmel S Moore
    Medical Research Council Human Nutrition Research, Elsie Widdowson Laboratory, Cambridge, UK
    Nutrition 22:1012-24. 2006
    ..It tested whether decreases in LA:LNA modulate effects of LC omega-3 PUFA...
  28. ncbi request reprint Dietary patterns of adolescents and risk of obesity and hypertension
    Sarah A McNaughton
    Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition Research, School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences, Deakin University, 3125 Melbourne, Australia
    J Nutr 138:364-70. 2008
    ..This study suggests that specific dietary patterns are already evident in adolescence and a dietary pattern rich in fruit, salad, cereals, and fish pattern may be associated with diastolic blood pressure in older adolescents...
  29. pmc Dietary patterns, insulin resistance, and incidence of type 2 diabetes in the Whitehall II Study
    Sarah A McNaughton
    School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences, Deakin University, Melbourne, Australia
    Diabetes Care 31:1343-8. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to identify a dietary pattern associated with insulin resistance and investigate whether this pattern was prospectively associated with type 2 diabetes...
  30. ncbi request reprint The problems of sleep for older women: changes in health outcomes
    Julie E Byles
    Faculty of Health, School of Medical Practice and Population Health, The University of Newcastle, David Maddison Building, Level 3, Royal Newcastle Hospital NSW 2300, Australia
    Age Ageing 32:154-63. 2003
    ....
  31. ncbi request reprint An index of diet and eating patterns is a valid measure of diet quality in an Australian population
    Sarah A McNaughton
    Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition Research, School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences, Deakin University, Melbourne, Australia 3125
    J Nutr 138:86-93. 2008
    ..05). This food-based dietary index is able to discriminate across a variety of sociodemographic factors, health behaviors, and self-assessed health and reflects intakes of key nutrients...
  32. ncbi request reprint Short-term weight change and the incidence of diabetes in midlife: results from the Australian Longitudinal Study on Women's Health
    Gita D Mishra
    School of Population Health, University of Queensland, Herston, Queensland, Australia
    Diabetes Care 30:1418-24. 2007
    ..This study investigates the relative impact of BMI at baseline and short-term (2- or 3-year) weight changes on the incidence of diabetes...
  33. ncbi request reprint Which aspects of socio-economic status are related to health in mid-aged and older women?
    Gita D Mishra
    School of Health Sciences, Deakin University, 221 Burwood Highway, Burwood VIC 3125, Australia
    Int J Behav Med 9:263-85. 2002
    ..Results suggest that relations between SES and health are highly complex and vary by age, SES domain, and the health outcome under study...
  34. ncbi request reprint Validity of self-report screening scale for elder abuse: Women's Health Australia Study
    Margot J Schofield
    School of Health, University of New England, Armidale, New South Wales, Australia
    Gerontologist 43:110-20. 2003
    ..This study examined the reliability and validity of the Vulnerability to Abuse Screening Scale (VASS), a 12-item self-report measure with four factors (Vulnerability, Dependence, Dejection, and Coercion)...
  35. ncbi request reprint Changes in physical symptoms during the menopause transition
    Wendy J Brown
    School of Human Movement Studies, University of Queensland, Brisbane QLD 4072, Australia
    Int J Behav Med 9:53-67. 2002
    ..Compared with premenopausal women, odds ratios for night sweats increased for women in consecutive stages of the menopause transition and remained high in the postmenopausal women...
  36. ncbi request reprint How well do Australian women comply with dietary guidelines?
    Kylie Ball
    School of Health Sciences, Deakin University, 221 Burwood Highway, Burwood, Victoria 3125, Australia
    Public Health Nutr 7:443-52. 2004
    ..To investigate the proportion of middle-aged Australian women meeting national dietary recommendations and its variation according to selected sociodemographic and behavioural characteristics...
  37. ncbi request reprint Three year health outcomes among older women at risk of elder abuse: women's health Australia
    Margot J Schofield
    School of Health, University of New England, Armidale, New South Wales, Australia
    Qual Life Res 13:1043-52. 2004
    ....
  38. ncbi request reprint Whose socioeconomic status influences a woman's obesity risk: her mother's, her father's, or her own?
    Kylie Ball
    School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences, Deakin University, Burwood, Victoria 3125 Australia
    Int J Epidemiol 35:131-8. 2006
    ..The objective of this study was to investigate associations of several indicators of mothers', fathers', and own socioeconomic status, and intergenerational social mobility, with body mass index (BMI) and weight change in young women...
  39. pmc Body mass index trajectories and age at menopause in a British birth cohort
    Rebecca Hardy
    Medical Research Council Unit for Lifelong Health and Ageing, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Royal Free and University College London Medical School, London, UK
    Maturitas 59:304-14. 2008
    ..This study investigates the influence of body mass index (BMI) at ages 15, 20, 26, 36, and 43, and of BMI trajectories from 20 to 36 years on the timing of menopause and hormone therapy (HT) use until age 57 years...
  40. ncbi request reprint What evidence is there that adjustment for adult height influences the relationship between birth weight and blood pressure?
    Rosemary F Head
    St George s, University of London, London, UK
    Ann Hum Biol 34:252-64. 2007
    ..The inverse association between birth weight and blood pressure may partly be the result of inappropriate adjustment for adult body size, but it remains unclear whether adjustment for adult height elicits this effect...
  41. ncbi request reprint Two-year randomized controlled trial of vitamin K1 (phylloquinone) and vitamin D3 plus calcium on the bone health of older women
    Caroline Bolton-Smith
    Nutrition Research Group, CVEU, University of Dundee, Ninewells Hospital and Medical School, Dundee, Scotland, UK
    J Bone Miner Res 22:509-19. 2007
    ..Combined vitamin K with vitamin D plus calcium was associated with a modest but significant increase in BMC at the ultradistal radius but not at other sites in the hip or radius...
  42. ncbi request reprint The experience of insomnia among older women
    Julie E Byles
    Centre for Research and Education in Ageing, Faculty of Health, The University of Newcastle, Royal Newcastle Hospital, New South Wales, Australia
    Sleep 28:972-9. 2005
    ..To measure sleeping difficulty and sleep quality among older women, explore experience and attitudes towards sleep, and test for negative association between difficulty sleeping and health-related quality of life...