Mark S Pearce

Summary

Affiliation: University of Newcastle
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Population prevalence of ultrasound features of osteoarthritis in the hand, knee and hip at age 63 years: the Newcastle thousand families birth cohort
    Ajay M Abraham
    Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 4LP, UK
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 15:162. 2014
  2. pmc Early life influences kidney function at age 63-64 years, but so does adult body size: results from the newcastle thousand families birth cohort
    Stephanie L Harrison
    School of Biomedical Sciences, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 8:e66660. 2013
  3. pmc What are the barriers which discourage 15-16 year-old girls from participating in team sports and how can we overcome them?
    Abigail R Wetton
    Department of Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation, Northumbria University, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 8ST, UK
    Biomed Res Int 2013:738705. 2013
  4. pmc Registration of cancer in girls remains lower than expected in countries with low/middle incomes and low female education rates
    S S Bhopal
    Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 4LP, UK
    Br J Cancer 107:183-8. 2012
  5. pmc Deprivation, timing of preschool infections and H. pylori seropositivity at age 49-51 years: the Newcastle Thousand Families birth cohort
    Mark S Pearce
    Institute of Health and Society, Sir James Spence Institute, Newcastle University, Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 4LP, UK
    BMC Infect Dis 13:422. 2013
  6. pmc Early predictors of objectively measured physical activity and sedentary behaviour in 8-10 year old children: the Gateshead Millennium Study
    Mark S Pearce
    Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 7:e37975. 2012
  7. pmc Childhood growth, IQ and education as predictors of white blood cell telomere length at age 49-51 years: the Newcastle Thousand Families Study
    Mark S Pearce
    Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, England, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 7:e40116. 2012
  8. pmc Radiation exposure from CT scans in childhood and subsequent risk of leukaemia and brain tumours: a retrospective cohort study
    Mark S Pearce
    Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, Sir James Spence Institute, Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    Lancet 380:499-505. 2012
  9. doi request reprint How the Newcastle Thousand Families birth cohort study has contributed to the understanding of the impact of birth weight and early life socioeconomic position on disease in later life
    Mark S Pearce
    Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    Maturitas 72:23-8. 2012
  10. pmc Global LINE-1 DNA methylation is associated with blood glycaemic and lipid profiles
    Mark S Pearce
    Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    Int J Epidemiol 41:210-7. 2012

Detail Information

Publications63

  1. ncbi request reprint Population prevalence of ultrasound features of osteoarthritis in the hand, knee and hip at age 63 years: the Newcastle thousand families birth cohort
    Ajay M Abraham
    Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 4LP, UK
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 15:162. 2014
    ..Our objective was to measure the prevalence of features of osteoarthritis (OA), in the dominant hand, knees and hips using ultrasound, within the Newcastle Thousand Families birth cohort...
  2. pmc Early life influences kidney function at age 63-64 years, but so does adult body size: results from the newcastle thousand families birth cohort
    Stephanie L Harrison
    School of Biomedical Sciences, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 8:e66660. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate early life variables in relation to adult kidney function, and compare these to the influence of later life variables...
  3. pmc What are the barriers which discourage 15-16 year-old girls from participating in team sports and how can we overcome them?
    Abigail R Wetton
    Department of Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation, Northumbria University, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 8ST, UK
    Biomed Res Int 2013:738705. 2013
    ..However, this needs to be maintained to allow girls more opportunities, role models and motivation to participate in sport. ..
  4. pmc Registration of cancer in girls remains lower than expected in countries with low/middle incomes and low female education rates
    S S Bhopal
    Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 4LP, UK
    Br J Cancer 107:183-8. 2012
    ..This study aimed to investigate the association between cancer registration rate sex ratios and economic, social and healthcare-related factors using recent data (1998-2002)...
  5. pmc Deprivation, timing of preschool infections and H. pylori seropositivity at age 49-51 years: the Newcastle Thousand Families birth cohort
    Mark S Pearce
    Institute of Health and Society, Sir James Spence Institute, Newcastle University, Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 4LP, UK
    BMC Infect Dis 13:422. 2013
    ..Seropositivity of H. pylori at age 49-51 years was assessed in relation to socio-economic deprivation in early life and the timing of other childhood infections common at that time...
  6. pmc Early predictors of objectively measured physical activity and sedentary behaviour in 8-10 year old children: the Gateshead Millennium Study
    Mark S Pearce
    Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 7:e37975. 2012
    ..We used the Gateshead Millennium Study (GMS) to identify predictors of childhood PA levels...
  7. pmc Childhood growth, IQ and education as predictors of white blood cell telomere length at age 49-51 years: the Newcastle Thousand Families Study
    Mark S Pearce
    Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, England, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 7:e40116. 2012
    ..We investigated whether birth weight, infant growth, childhood cognition and adult height, as well as a range of lifestyle, socio-economic and educational factors, were associated with white blood cell telomere length at age 49-51 years...
  8. pmc Radiation exposure from CT scans in childhood and subsequent risk of leukaemia and brain tumours: a retrospective cohort study
    Mark S Pearce
    Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, Sir James Spence Institute, Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    Lancet 380:499-505. 2012
    ..We aimed to assess the excess risk of leukaemia and brain tumours after CT scans in a cohort of children and young adults...
  9. doi request reprint How the Newcastle Thousand Families birth cohort study has contributed to the understanding of the impact of birth weight and early life socioeconomic position on disease in later life
    Mark S Pearce
    Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    Maturitas 72:23-8. 2012
    ....
  10. pmc Global LINE-1 DNA methylation is associated with blood glycaemic and lipid profiles
    Mark S Pearce
    Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    Int J Epidemiol 41:210-7. 2012
    ..The hypothesis that Long Interspersed Nucleotide Element 1 (LINE-1) DNA methylation (an index of global DNA methylation) is associated with biomarkers of metabolic health was investigated in this study...
  11. pmc Particulate matter exposure during pregnancy is associated with birth weight, but not gestational age, 1962-1992: a cohort study
    Mark S Pearce
    Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, England, UK
    Environ Health 11:13. 2012
    ..Exposure to air pollutants is suggested to adversely affect fetal growth, but the evidence remains inconsistent in relation to specific outcomes and exposure windows...
  12. pmc Socio-economic variation in CT scanning in Northern England, 1990-2002
    Mark S Pearce
    Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, Sir James Spence Institute, Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    BMC Health Serv Res 12:24. 2012
    ..This study aimed to assess socio-economic variation among young people having CT scans in Northern England between 1990 and 2002 inclusive...
  13. pmc Temporal changes in key maternal and fetal factors affecting birth outcomes: a 32-year population-based study in an industrial city
    Svetlana V Glinianaia
    Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, William Leech Building, The Medical School, Framlington Place, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE2 4HH, UK
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 8:39. 2008
    ..The objective of this study was to describe temporal changes in key maternal and fetal factors affecting birth outcomes in Newcastle upon Tyne over three decades, 1961-1992...
  14. ncbi request reprint Does increased duration of exclusive breastfeeding protect against Helicobacter pylori Infection? The Newcastle Thousand Families Cohort Study at age 49-51 years
    Mark S Pearce
    School of Clinical Medical Sciences, Sir James Spence Institute of Child Health, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 4LP, UK
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 41:617-20. 2005
    ....
  15. doi request reprint Effect of choice of outcome measure on studies of the etiology of obesity in children
    Laura Basterfield
    Institute of Health and Society, Human Nutrition Research Centre, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    Ann Epidemiol 22:888-91. 2012
    ..Epidemiologic studies of the etiology of childhood obesity often use proxies for adiposity as outcomes. This study aimed to compare the ability of a range of proxy measures to detect associations with sedentary behavior...
  16. doi request reprint Maternal exposure to ambient air pollutants and risk of congenital anomalies
    Judith Rankin
    Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, Framlington Place, Newcastle upon Tyne NE2 4HH, UK
    Environ Res 109:181-7. 2009
    ..Overall, maternal exposure to BS and SO(2) in the Northern region had limited impact on congenital anomaly risk. Studies with detailed exposure assessment are needed to further investigate this relationship...
  17. doi request reprint Bioinformatic selection of putative epigenetically regulated loci associated with obesity using gene expression data
    Valérie Turcot
    Institute of Genetic Medicine, Newcastle University, Central Parkway, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 3BZ, UK
    Gene 499:99-107. 2012
    ..The proposed workflow provides a flexible, versatile and low cost methodology for target gene prioritisation that is applicable to multiple species and disease contexts...
  18. doi request reprint Childhood infectious disease and premature death from cancer: a prospective cohort study
    Peter W G Tennant
    Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, Baddiley Clark building, Richardson Road, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE2 4AX, UK
    Eur J Epidemiol 28:257-65. 2013
    ..While these results suggest some disease-specific associations between early-life infections and cancer, further studies are required to confirm the specific associations identified...
  19. doi request reprint Differing lifecourse associations with sport-, occupational- and household-based physical activity at age 49-51 years: the Newcastle Thousand Families Study
    Kay D Mann
    Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    Int J Public Health 58:79-88. 2013
    ..We investigated the contributions of a range of factors from across life to variations in physical activity within the Newcastle Thousand Family's birth cohort...
  20. ncbi request reprint No association between socio-economic status and white blood cell telomere length
    Jean Adams
    Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, 21 Claremont Place, Newcastle upon Tyne NE2 4AA, UK
    Aging Cell 6:125-8. 2007
    ..The results of this, and the previous study, suggest that there is little evidence of a strong or consistent correlation between white blood cell telomere length and markers of socio-economic status...
  21. doi request reprint Physical activity, sedentary behavior, and adiposity in English children
    Laura Basterfield
    Human Nutrition Research Centre, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    Am J Prev Med 42:445-51. 2012
    ....
  22. pmc DNA methylation patterns in cord blood DNA and body size in childhood
    Caroline L Relton
    HNRC, Institute of Genetic Medicine, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 7:e31821. 2012
    ..The goal of this study was to investigate whether DNA methylation levels at birth are associated with body size later in childhood...
  23. pmc No improvement in socioeconomic inequalities in birthweight and preterm birth over four decades: a population-based cohort study
    Svetlana V Glinianaia
    Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, England, UK
    BMC Public Health 13:345. 2013
    ..We investigated changes in the associations between socioeconomic status (SES) and birthweight and gestational age in Newcastle upon Tyne, North of England, during 1961-2000...
  24. doi request reprint Lifecourse predictors of adult fibrinogen levels: the Newcastle Thousand Families Study
    Mark S Pearce
    Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, Sir James Spence Institute, Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 4LP, UK
    Int J Cardiol 155:206-11. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to examine and quantify the direct and indirect associations between fetal, infancy and adult risk factors and fibrinogen levels, at age 49-51 years, using data from the Newcastle Thousand Families Study...
  25. pmc Creation of an adiposity index for children aged 6-8 years: the Gateshead Millennium Study
    Mark S Pearce
    Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, Sir James Spence Institute, Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 4LP, UK
    Biomed Res Int 2013:431825. 2013
    ..A number of measures of childhood adiposity are in use, but all are relatively imprecise and prone to bias. We constructed an adiposity index (AI) using a number of different measures...
  26. ncbi request reprint Measuring physical activity in pregnancy: a comparison of accelerometry and self-completion questionnaires in overweight and obese women
    Ruth Bell
    Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK Electronic address
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 170:90-5. 2013
    ..This study compares self-reported physical activity using two questionnaire methods with objectively recorded physical activity using accelerometry in overweight and obese pregnant women...
  27. pmc Lifecourse study of bone health at age 49-51 years: the Newcastle thousand families cohort study
    Mark S Pearce
    School of Clinical Medical Sciences, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, Sir James Spence Institute of Child Health, Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 4LP, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 59:475-80. 2005
    ....
  28. doi request reprint Lifecourse predictors of mammographic density: the Newcastle Thousand Families cohort Study
    Mark S Pearce
    Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, Sir James Spence Institute of Child Health, Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 4LP, UK
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 131:187-95. 2012
    ..We also confirmed associations between both BMI and menopausal status...
  29. doi request reprint Space-time clustering of elevated thyroid stimulating hormone levels
    Mark S Pearce
    Institute of Health and Society, Sir James Spence Institute, Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    Eur J Epidemiol 26:405-11. 2011
    ..Further research is required to a) validate these results in other populations and b) to assess in more detail the potential environmental determinants of increased CHT risk...
  30. doi request reprint Stillbirth and infant mortality in singletons by cause of death, birthweight, gestational age and birthweight-for-gestation, Newcastle upon Tyne 1961-2000
    Svetlana V Glinianaia
    Institute of Health and Society, The Medical School, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne NE2 4HH, UK
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 24:331-42. 2010
    ..Declines in stillbirth and infant mortality in Newcastle were associated with reductions in birthweight- and gestational age-specific mortality rates and occurred in most cause-specific groups of death...
  31. doi request reprint 20-year survival of children born with congenital anomalies: a population-based study
    Peter W G Tennant
    Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    Lancet 375:649-56. 2010
    ..We estimated survival up to 20 years of age for a range of congenital anomaly groups and subtypes...
  32. pmc Objectively measured physical activity during pregnancy: a study in obese and overweight women
    Catherine McParlin
    Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 10:76. 2010
    ..Obese and overweight women may benefit from increased physical activity (PA) during pregnancy. There is limited published data describing objectively measured PA in such women...
  33. pmc CT Scans in Young People in Great Britain: Temporal and Descriptive Patterns, 1993-2002
    Mark S Pearce
    Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, Sir James Spence Institute, Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 4LP, UK
    Radiol Res Pract 2012:594278. 2012
    ..Conclusions. In contrast to previous data from the North of England, the doubling of CT use was not accompanied by an increase in numbers of multiple examinations to the same individual...
  34. doi request reprint Predictors of survival in children born with Down syndrome: a registry-based study
    Judith Rankin
    Institute of Health and Society, Baddiley Clarke Building, Newcastle University, Richardson Rd, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE2 4AX, UK
    Pediatrics 129:e1373-81. 2012
    ..To examine the influence of fetal and maternal characteristics on the survival of children born with Down syndrome...
  35. ncbi request reprint Temporal changes in the distribution of population risk factors attenuate the reduction in perinatal mortality
    Svetlana V Glinianaia
    Public Health Research Group, School of Population and Health Sciences, Faculty of Medical Sciences, University of Newcastle, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    J Clin Epidemiol 58:1299-307. 2005
    ..To examine and quantify the changing contribution of some risk factors to the perinatal mortality rate...
  36. pmc The influence of childhood IQ and education on social mobility in the Newcastle Thousand Families birth cohort
    Lynne F Forrest
    Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, Sir James Spence Institute, Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 4LP, UK
    BMC Public Health 11:895. 2011
    ..This study examined the association of such factors with intra-generational and inter-generational social mobility within the Newcastle Thousand Families 1947 birth cohort...
  37. doi request reprint CT scans in young people in Northern England: trends and patterns 1993-2002
    Mark S Pearce
    Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, Sir James Spence Institute, Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 4LP, UK
    Pediatr Radiol 41:832-8. 2011
    ..Although CT can be greatly beneficial, its relatively high radiation doses have caused public health concerns...
  38. pmc Do obese but metabolically normal women differ in intra-abdominal fat and physical activity levels from those with the expected metabolic abnormalities? A cross-sectional study
    Louise Hayes
    Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    BMC Public Health 10:723. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to determine to what extent differences in metabolic health in very obese women are explained by differences in body fat distribution, insulin resistance and level of physical activity...
  39. pmc Postnatal growth and DNA methylation are associated with differential gene expression of the TACSTD2 gene and childhood fat mass
    Alexandra Groom
    Institute of Genetic Medicine and Human Nutrition Research Centre, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    Diabetes 61:391-400. 2012
    ..Noncausal methylation patterns may still be useful predictors of later adiposity...
  40. ncbi request reprint An investigation of folate-related genetic factors in the determination of birthweight
    Caroline L Relton
    Paediatric and Lifecourse Epidemiology Research Group, School of Clinical Medical Sciences Child Health, Newcastle Univisersity, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 19:360-7. 2005
    ..However, when placed on a background of deficient maternal nutritional status, they may detrimentally affect fetal growth...
  41. doi request reprint Sex differences in the association between infant feeding and blood cholesterol in later life: the Newcastle thousand families cohort study at age 49-51 years
    Mark S Pearce
    Institute of Health and Society, Sir James Spence Institute, Newcastle University, Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    Eur J Epidemiol 24:375-80. 2009
    ..However, our findings may not reflect the situation in younger generations...
  42. ncbi request reprint Intrauterine growth and cerebral palsy in twins: a European multicenter study
    Svetlana V Glinianaia
    School of Population and Health Sciences, Faculty of Medical Sciences, University of Newcastle, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    Twin Res Hum Genet 9:460-6. 2006
    ..For twins born at less than 32 weeks' gestation, this pattern is only demonstrable for babies weighing below the optimum weight-for-gestation...
  43. ncbi request reprint Causes of death in patients with rheumatoid arthritis: comparison with siblings and matched osteoarthritis controls
    Namita Kumar
    Musculoskeletal Unit, Freeman Hospital, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    J Rheumatol 34:1695-8. 2007
    ..We assessed differences in causes and age of death between patients with RA and their siblings. Comparisons were also made with a control group of subjects with lower limb osteoarthritis (OA)...
  44. ncbi request reprint Growth in early life and childhood IQ at age 11 years: the Newcastle Thousand Families Study
    Mark S Pearce
    Paediatric and Lifecourse Epidemiology Research Group, School of Clinical Medical Sciences, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    Int J Epidemiol 34:673-7. 2005
    ..This study aimed at investigating the potential relationships between childhood IQ at age 11 years and birth weight and height at the ages of 9 and 13 years, after adjusting for the confounding factors available to this investigation...
  45. ncbi request reprint Examination of gender effect in birth weight and miscarriage associations with childhood cancer (United Kingdom)
    M Tevfik Dorak
    Paediatric and Lifecourse Epidemiology Research Group, Sir James Spence Institute, School of Clinical Medical Sciences, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    Cancer Causes Control 18:219-28. 2007
    ..Higher birth weight and maternal history of miscarriage has been associated with an increased risk of childhood leukemia. The possibility that this association may be sex-specific has not been explored in detail in previous studies...
  46. ncbi request reprint Tooth loss and Helicobacter pylori seropositivity: the Newcastle Thousand Families Cohort Study at age 49-51 years
    Mark S Pearce
    School of Clinical Medical Sciences, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 4LP, UK
    Helicobacter 10:90-4. 2005
    ..It has also been suggested to be present in dental plaque. This study investigated the potential link between the number of teeth lost and H. pylori seropositivity at age 50 years...
  47. doi request reprint Longitudinal study of physical activity and sedentary behavior in children
    Laura Basterfield
    Institute of Health and Society, Human Nutrition Research Centre, Newcastle University, M1 151 Leech Building Medical School, Framlington Place, Newcastle upon Tyne NE2 4HH, United Kingdom
    Pediatrics 127:e24-30. 2011
    ....
  48. doi request reprint The relatively small contribution of birth weight to blood pressure at age 49-51 years in the Newcastle Thousand Families Study
    Kay D Mann
    Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    J Hypertens 29:1077-84. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the relative contributions of a range of factors from across life to variations in SBP and DBP in the Newcastle Thousand Families Study...
  49. ncbi request reprint The influence of erythrocyte folate and serum vitamin B12 status on birth weight
    Caroline L Relton
    Paediatric and Lifecourse Epidemiology Research Group, School of Clinical Medical Sciences Child Health, Newcastle University, Sir James Spence Institute, Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 4LP, UK
    Br J Nutr 93:593-9. 2005
    ..08, 0.42), P=0.005; n 145). These findings suggest that maternal folate status is an important determinant of infant birth weight. The combined effects of smoking and reduced RBC status on birth weight require further investigation...
  50. doi request reprint Childhood respiratory illness and lung function at ages 14 and 50 years: childhood respiratory illness and lung function
    Peter W G Tennant
    Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 4LP, United Kingdom
    Chest 137:146-55. 2010
    ..We used data from the Newcastle Thousand Families Study to examine how these and other factors influenced FEV(1) at age 14 years and between 14 and 49 to 51 years...
  51. doi request reprint Birth weight and early socio-economic disadvantage as predictors of sex hormones and sex hormone binding globulin in men at age 49-51 years
    Mark S Pearce
    Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
    Am J Hum Biol 23:185-9. 2011
    ..This study investigated life-course predictors of sex hormones in men in the Newcastle Thousand Families birth cohort...
  52. ncbi request reprint IgG subclass responses in childhood Helicobacter pylori duodenal ulcer: evidence of T-helper cell type 2 responses
    David I Campbell
    Paediatric and Life Course Epidemiology Research Group, School of Clinical and Medical Sciences Child Health, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, Royal Victoria Infirmary, UK
    Helicobacter 9:289-92. 2004
    ..It has been suggested that children colonized by H. pylori also produce a mucosal Th1 response, but there are few studies that have measured IgG subclass responses in children with duodenal ulcer...
  53. ncbi request reprint Incidence and survival for testicular germ cell tumor in young males: a report from the Northern Region Young Person's Malignant Disease Registry, United Kingdom
    Qi Xu
    Paediatric and Lifecourse Epidemiology Research Group, Child Health School of Clinical Medical Sciences, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
    Urol Oncol 25:32-7. 2007
    ....
  54. pmc The epidemiology of bone cancer in 0 - 39 year olds in northern England, 1981 - 2002
    Rachel Eyre
    Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, Sir James Spence Institute, Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 4LP, England, UK
    BMC Cancer 10:357. 2010
    ..There is a paucity of recent epidemiological data on bone cancers. The aim of this study was to describe incidence and survival patterns for bone cancers diagnosed during 1981 - 2002...
  55. doi request reprint Congenital anomaly and childhood cancer: A population-based, record linkage study
    Judith Rankin
    Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 51:608-12. 2008
    ..Association with the presence of congenital anomalies has been noted in some studies. In this study, we describe and quantify the association between congenital anomalies and childhood cancer...
  56. ncbi request reprint Stability of habitual physical activity and sedentary behavior monitoring by accelerometry in 6- to 8-year-olds
    Laura Basterfield
    Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
    J Phys Act Health 8:543-7. 2011
    ....
  57. pmc Social mobility over the lifecourse and self reported mental health at age 50: prospective cohort study
    Paul A Tiffin
    Paediatric and Lifecourse Epidemiology Research Group, School of Clinical Medical Sciences, Sir James Spence Institute, Royal Victoria Infirmary, University of Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 4LP, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 59:870-2. 2005
    ..To investigate the effect of socioeconomic status throughout the lifecourse on self reported mental health at age 50 years...
  58. doi request reprint Growth and metabolic outcome in adolescents born preterm (GROWMORE): follow-up protocol for the Newcastle Preterm Birth GRowth study (PTBGS)
    Claire L Wood
    Child Health, Newcastle Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 4LP, UK
    BMC Pediatr 13:213. 2013
    ..Early life exposures are key factors in determining later health but current lifestyle factors such as diet and physical activity are also extremely important and provide an opportunity for targeted intervention...
  59. ncbi request reprint Self-reported smoking status and exhaled carbon monoxide: results from two population-based epidemiologic studies in the North of England
    Mark S Pearce
    Sir James Spence Institute, School of Clinical Medical Sciences, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 4LP, UK
    Chest 128:1233-8. 2005
    ..To investigate the validity of self-reported responses to questions on current smoking in two cohorts based in Northern England...
  60. ncbi request reprint Lung function and plasma fibrinogen concentrations in the Newcastle Thousand Families birth cohort between age 49 and 51 years
    Mark S Pearce
    Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    Respirology 19:53-7. 2014
    ..In this study, we used data from the Newcastle Thousand Families birth cohort to assess the association between contemporaneous markers of lung function and fibrinogen while adjusting for potential confounding factors throughout life...
  61. doi request reprint Increasing use of radioiodine in young people with thyrotoxicosis in Great Britain
    Neil Turner
    Nuclear Medicine, Regional Medical Physics Department, Freeman Hospital, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    Eur J Endocrinol 167:715-8. 2012
    ..Radioiodine (RI) is an important therapeutic option in young patients with thyrotoxicosis. We wanted to determine whether RI is being used more frequently in this age group...
  62. pmc Increasing Incidence, but Lack of Seasonality, of Elevated TSH Levels, on Newborn Screening, in the North of England
    Mark S Pearce
    Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 4LP, UK
    J Thyroid Res 2010:101948. 2010
    ..There was no evidence of seasonal variation in incidence. The reasons for the increasing incidence are unclear, but do not appear to involve increasing exposure to seasonally varying factors or changes in measurements methods...
  63. doi request reprint TSH levels in relation to gestation, birth weight and sex
    Murthy Korada
    Department of Paediatrics, Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    Horm Res 72:120-3. 2009
    ..Low birth weight is associated with hypothyroidism and an adverse metabolic profile in later life. Our aim was to examine the relationship between neonatal TSH and birth weight, gestational age and sex...