S B Rafnsson

Summary

Affiliation: University of Edinburgh
Country: UK

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Sizable variations in circulatory disease mortality by region and country of birth in six European countries
    Snorri B Rafnsson
    Centre for Population Health Sciences, University of Edinburgh, Scotland, UK
    Eur J Public Health 23:594-605. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Antioxidant nutrients and age-related cognitive decline: a systematic review of population-based cohort studies
    Snorri Björn Rafnsson
    Hellenic Health Foundation, Athens, Greece
    Eur J Nutr 52:1553-67. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Is a low blood level of vitamin B12 a cardiovascular and diabetes risk factor? A systematic review of cohort studies
    Snorri B Rafnsson
    Public Health Sciences Section, School of Clinical Sciences and Community Health and Centre for Population Health Sciences, University of Edinburgh, Teviot Place, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK
    Eur J Nutr 50:97-106. 2011
  4. doi request reprint Large-scale epidemiological data on cardiovascular diseases and diabetes in migrant and ethnic minority groups in Europe
    Snorri B Rafnsson
    Public Health Sciences Section, The Centre for Population Health Sciences, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK
    Eur J Public Health 19:484-91. 2009
  5. doi request reprint Peripheral arterial disease and cognitive function
    Snorri B Rafnsson
    Public Health Sciences Section, School of Clinical Sciences and Community Health, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK
    Vasc Med 14:51-61. 2009
  6. ncbi request reprint Cardiovascular diseases and decline in cognitive function in an elderly community population: the Edinburgh Artery Study
    Snorri B Rafnsson
    Wolfson Unit for Prevention of Peripheral Vascular Diseases, Public Health Sciences, Medical School, University of Edinburgh, Teviot Place, Edinburgh, UK
    Psychosom Med 69:425-34. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Cognitive decline and markers of inflammation and hemostasis: the Edinburgh Artery Study
    Snorri B Rafnsson
    Wolfson Unit for Prevention of Peripheral Vascular Diseases, Public Health Sciences, Medical School, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK
    J Am Geriatr Soc 55:700-7. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Poisons admissions in Edinburgh 1981-2001: agent trends and predictors of hospital readmissions
    S B Rafnsson
    Department of Public Health Sciences, University of Edinburgh Medical School, Teviot Place, EH8 9AG, Edinburgh, UK
    Hum Exp Toxicol 26:49-57. 2007
  9. doi request reprint Migrant and ethnic health research: report on the European Public Health Association Conference 2007
    Snorri B Rafnsson
    University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK
    Public Health 122:532-4. 2008
  10. doi request reprint Age-associated cognitive decline
    Ian J Deary
    Centre for Cognitive Ageing and Cognitive Epidemiology, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh EH8 9JZ, UK
    Br Med Bull 92:135-52. 2009

Detail Information

Publications13

  1. doi request reprint Sizable variations in circulatory disease mortality by region and country of birth in six European countries
    Snorri B Rafnsson
    Centre for Population Health Sciences, University of Edinburgh, Scotland, UK
    Eur J Public Health 23:594-605. 2013
    ..We examine inequalities in circulatory mortality by geographical region/COB for six EU countries...
  2. doi request reprint Antioxidant nutrients and age-related cognitive decline: a systematic review of population-based cohort studies
    Snorri Björn Rafnsson
    Hellenic Health Foundation, Athens, Greece
    Eur J Nutr 52:1553-67. 2013
    ..To further inform the debate on the possible cognitive benefits of antioxidant nutrients in the elderly, we systematically reviewed available prospective studies while paying a special attention to their methodological quality...
  3. doi request reprint Is a low blood level of vitamin B12 a cardiovascular and diabetes risk factor? A systematic review of cohort studies
    Snorri B Rafnsson
    Public Health Sciences Section, School of Clinical Sciences and Community Health and Centre for Population Health Sciences, University of Edinburgh, Teviot Place, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK
    Eur J Nutr 50:97-106. 2011
    ..As background, we also extracted all-cause mortality from the studies that met our criteria...
  4. doi request reprint Large-scale epidemiological data on cardiovascular diseases and diabetes in migrant and ethnic minority groups in Europe
    Snorri B Rafnsson
    Public Health Sciences Section, The Centre for Population Health Sciences, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK
    Eur J Public Health 19:484-91. 2009
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  5. doi request reprint Peripheral arterial disease and cognitive function
    Snorri B Rafnsson
    Public Health Sciences Section, School of Clinical Sciences and Community Health, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK
    Vasc Med 14:51-61. 2009
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint Cardiovascular diseases and decline in cognitive function in an elderly community population: the Edinburgh Artery Study
    Snorri B Rafnsson
    Wolfson Unit for Prevention of Peripheral Vascular Diseases, Public Health Sciences, Medical School, University of Edinburgh, Teviot Place, Edinburgh, UK
    Psychosom Med 69:425-34. 2007
    ..To investigate cognitive performance and 4-year change in cognitive function in relation to different clinical manifestations of atherosclerotic disease in an elderly community population...
  7. ncbi request reprint Cognitive decline and markers of inflammation and hemostasis: the Edinburgh Artery Study
    Snorri B Rafnsson
    Wolfson Unit for Prevention of Peripheral Vascular Diseases, Public Health Sciences, Medical School, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK
    J Am Geriatr Soc 55:700-7. 2007
    ..To determine whether circulating markers of activated inflammation and hemostasis are associated with cognitive decline in older people...
  8. ncbi request reprint Poisons admissions in Edinburgh 1981-2001: agent trends and predictors of hospital readmissions
    S B Rafnsson
    Department of Public Health Sciences, University of Edinburgh Medical School, Teviot Place, EH8 9AG, Edinburgh, UK
    Hum Exp Toxicol 26:49-57. 2007
    ..Information on drug type used in self-poisoning may assist in identifying patients at risk for future events, and in reducing hospital readmissions...
  9. doi request reprint Migrant and ethnic health research: report on the European Public Health Association Conference 2007
    Snorri B Rafnsson
    University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK
    Public Health 122:532-4. 2008
    ..Such diversity may ease unification or could exacerbate existing political and economic tensions. It behooves us to take the actions now that will make Europe a more cohesive and successful place in the years to come...
  10. doi request reprint Age-associated cognitive decline
    Ian J Deary
    Centre for Cognitive Ageing and Cognitive Epidemiology, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh EH8 9JZ, UK
    Br Med Bull 92:135-52. 2009
    ..The determinants of the differences in age-related cognitive decline are not fully understood. Progress in the field is taking place across many areas of biomedical and psychosocial sciences...
  11. doi request reprint Genetic variants associated with altered plasma levels of C-reactive protein are not associated with late-life cognitive ability in four Scottish samples
    Riccardo E Marioni
    Public Health Sciences Section, Division of Community Health Sciences, Centre for Population Health Sciences, University of Edinburgh, Medical School, Teviot Place, EH8 9AG Edinburgh, Scotland, UK
    Behav Genet 40:3-11. 2010
    ..038). After correction for multiple testing and adjustment for age and sex, no statistically significant associations were found between the SNPs and cognition. CRP is unlikely to be a causal determinant of late-life cognitive ability...
  12. doi request reprint Ankle--brachial index predicts level of, but not change in, cognitive function: the Edinburgh Artery Study at the 15-year follow-up
    Wendy Johnson
    Centre for Cognitive Ageing and Cognitive Epidemiology, Department of Psychology, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK
    Vasc Med 15:91-7. 2010
    ..In conclusion, over long time periods, low ABI may be associated with reduced cognitive function in older adults, at least partly because the associated poor health creates anxiety and depression...
  13. ncbi request reprint Could mitochondrial efficiency explain the susceptibility to adiposity, metabolic syndrome, diabetes and cardiovascular diseases in South Asian populations?
    Raj S Bhopal
    Public Health Sciences Section, School of Clinical Sciences and Community Health and Centre for Population Health Sciences, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK
    Int J Epidemiol 38:1072-81. 2009
    ..Excess adiposity centrally may underlie such metabolic disturbances. The thrifty genotype, thrifty phenotype, adipose tissue compartment and variable disease selection hypotheses are among the explanations posed...