Mona Okasha

Summary

Affiliation: University of Bristol
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Age at menarche: secular trends and association with adult anthropometric measures
    M Okasha
    Department of Social Medicine, University of Bristol, UK
    Ann Hum Biol 28:68-78. 2001
  2. pmc Childhood social class and adulthood obesity: findings from the Glasgow Alumni Cohort
    M Okasha
    Department of Social Medicine, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 57:508-9. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint Exposures in childhood, adolescence and early adulthood and breast cancer risk: a systematic review of the literature
    Mona Okasha
    Department of Social Medicine, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 78:223-76. 2003
  4. ncbi request reprint Trends in body mass index from 1948 to 1968: results from the Glasgow Alumni Cohort
    M Okasha
    Department of Social Medicine, Canynge Hall, Bristol, UK
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 27:638-40. 2003
  5. pmc Body mass index in young adulthood and cancer mortality: a retrospective cohort study
    M Okasha
    Department of Social Medicine, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 56:780-4. 2002
  6. ncbi request reprint Childhood growth and adult cancer
    Mona Okasha
    Department of Social Medicine, Canynge Hall, Whiteladies Road, Bristol, BS8 2PR, UK
    Best Pract Res Clin Endocrinol Metab 16:225-41. 2002
  7. ncbi request reprint Commentary: inter-ethnic studies of breast cancer risk
    Mona Okasha
    Department of Social Medicine, University of Bristol BS8 2PR, UK
    Int J Epidemiol 32:198-9. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint McCarron et al. respond to "height-cardiovascular disease relation": are all risk factors equal?
    Peter McCarron
    Surveillance Research Program, Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 155:690-1. 2002
  9. ncbi request reprint Height in young adulthood and risk of death from cardiorespiratory disease: a prospective study of male former students of Glasgow University, Scotland
    Peter McCarron
    Surveillance Research Program, Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 155:683-7. 2002
  10. pmc Association between course of study at university and cause-specific mortality
    Peter McCarron
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Queen s University Belfast, UK
    J R Soc Med 96:384-8. 2003

Detail Information

Publications10

  1. ncbi request reprint Age at menarche: secular trends and association with adult anthropometric measures
    M Okasha
    Department of Social Medicine, University of Bristol, UK
    Ann Hum Biol 28:68-78. 2001
    ..The nature of the relationship between age at menarche and adult life anthropometric measures may be important in understanding the importance of this measure on disease in later life...
  2. pmc Childhood social class and adulthood obesity: findings from the Glasgow Alumni Cohort
    M Okasha
    Department of Social Medicine, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 57:508-9. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint Exposures in childhood, adolescence and early adulthood and breast cancer risk: a systematic review of the literature
    Mona Okasha
    Department of Social Medicine, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 78:223-76. 2003
    ..No clear association between early drinking and breast cancer risk exists. These results are discussed in relation to possible underlying mechanisms and health promotion strategies which could reduce breast cancer risk...
  4. ncbi request reprint Trends in body mass index from 1948 to 1968: results from the Glasgow Alumni Cohort
    M Okasha
    Department of Social Medicine, Canynge Hall, Bristol, UK
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 27:638-40. 2003
    ..The increases of BMI in men evident from 1948 to 1968 suggest that recent changes in exercise and dietary patterns do not fully explain changes in body weight over time...
  5. pmc Body mass index in young adulthood and cancer mortality: a retrospective cohort study
    M Okasha
    Department of Social Medicine, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 56:780-4. 2002
    ..To examine the relation between body mass index (BMI) in young adulthood and subsequent mortality from cancer...
  6. ncbi request reprint Childhood growth and adult cancer
    Mona Okasha
    Department of Social Medicine, Canynge Hall, Whiteladies Road, Bristol, BS8 2PR, UK
    Best Pract Res Clin Endocrinol Metab 16:225-41. 2002
    ..Leg length may be more strongly associated than trunk length with cancer risk. Possible explanations for these findings are discussed in relation to nutritional intake and hormonal levels...
  7. ncbi request reprint Commentary: inter-ethnic studies of breast cancer risk
    Mona Okasha
    Department of Social Medicine, University of Bristol BS8 2PR, UK
    Int J Epidemiol 32:198-9. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint McCarron et al. respond to "height-cardiovascular disease relation": are all risk factors equal?
    Peter McCarron
    Surveillance Research Program, Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 155:690-1. 2002
  9. ncbi request reprint Height in young adulthood and risk of death from cardiorespiratory disease: a prospective study of male former students of Glasgow University, Scotland
    Peter McCarron
    Surveillance Research Program, Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 155:683-7. 2002
    ..Controlling for confounding variables had little effect on these results. The findings suggest that factors operating in early life, and which influence height, also influence future cardiovascular health in men...
  10. pmc Association between course of study at university and cause-specific mortality
    Peter McCarron
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Queen s University Belfast, UK
    J R Soc Med 96:384-8. 2003
    ..The findings point to the potential for disease prevention among the large proportion of the population who now have third-level education...