Affiliation: University College London
- Birth weight and cognitive function in the British 1946 birth cohort: longitudinal population based studyM Richards
MRC National Survey of Health and Development, University College London, London WC1E 6BT, UK
BMJ 322:199-203. 2001..The effect at this age largely explains associations between birth weight and cognitive function at subsequent ages. Similarly, the association between birth weight and education was accounted for partly by earlier cognitive scores...
- Long-term affective disorder in people with mild learning disabilityM Richards
National Survey of Health and Development, University College London, UK
Br J Psychiatry 179:523-7. 2001....
- Symptoms of depression and anxiety, and change in body mass index from adolescence to adulthood: results from a British birth cohortD Gaysina
MRC Unit for Lifelong Health and Ageing, University College London, London, UK
Psychol Med 41:175-84. 2011..We aimed to investigate the association between adolescent- and adult-onset affective symptoms and body mass index (BMI) change from age 15 to 53 years...
- Air pollution and birth weight in Britain in 1946M Bobak
Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, 1-19 Torrington Place, London WC1E 6BT
Epidemiology 12:358-9. 2001..While confounding by unmeasured factors cannot be ruled out, these historical data support the hypothesis that birth weight could be affected by air pollution...
- Social outcomes in adulthood of children with intellectual impairment: evidence from a birth cohortI Hall
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Sciences, University College London, London, UK
J Intellect Disabil Res 49:171-82. 2005..We aimed to use a prospective follow-up of a British birth cohort to identify children with mild and more severe intellectual impairment, and compare a range of social outcomes in adulthood with people in the rest of the cohort...
- Long term effects of early adversity on cognitive functionM Richards
MRC National Survey of Health and Development, Royal Free and University College Medical School, University College London, UK
Arch Dis Child 89:922-7. 2004..To investigate long term effects of early adverse circumstances on cognitive function...
- The role of lifestyle behaviors on 20-year cognitive declineD Cadar
MRC Unit for Lifelong Health and Ageing, London WC1B 5JU, UK Faculty of Population Health Sciences, University College London, London WC1E 6BT, UK
J Aging Res 2012:304014. 2012..Adopting positive health behaviors from early midlife may be beneficial in reducing the rate of cognitive decline and ultimately reducing the risk of dementia...
- Leisure activities and cognitive function in middle age: evidence from the Whitehall II studyA Singh-Manoux
International Centre for Health and Society, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London, UK
J Epidemiol Community Health 57:907-13. 2003..The nature of this relation is explored by first classifying leisure activities as entailing high or low cognitive effort, and then classifying them as entailing individual or social activities...
- Cognitive decline in ageing: are AAMI and AACD distinct entities?M Richards
MRC National Survey of Health and Development, University College London, UK
Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 14:534-40. 1999..However, the extent to which the nosological entities they represent are similar or distinct is unclear...
- The life course prospective design: an example of benefits and problems associated with study longevityM E J Wadsworth
Medical Research Council National Survey of Health and Development, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Royal Free Hospital, University College Medical School, 1 19 Torrington Place, London WC1E 6BT, UK
Soc Sci Med 57:2193-205. 2003..That seems also likely in Britain's two later born national birth cohort studies that have continued into adulthood...
- Vascular risk and cognitive impairment in an older, British, African-Caribbean populationR Stewart
Section of Old Age Psychiatry, Institute of Psychiatry, London, United Kingdom
J Am Geriatr Soc 49:263-9. 2001..These associations were modified by previous educational attainment. Physical activity was negatively associated with cognitive impairment...
- Genetic evidence for different male and female roles during cultural transitions in the British IslesJ F Wilson
Galton Laboratory, Department of Biology, University College London, Wolfson House, 4 Stephenson Way, London NW1 2HE, United Kingdom
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 98:5078-83. 2001..In contrast, patterns of mtDNA and X-chromosome variation indicate that one or more of these pre-Anglo-Saxon cultural revolutions had a major effect on the maternal genetic heritage of the British Isles...
- A longitudinal study of Acinetobacter in three Australian hospitalsC Marshall
Victorian Infectious Diseases Service, Royal Melbourne Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
J Hosp Infect 67:245-52. 2007..This study documents the establishment of Acinetobacter as a nosocomial pathogen in two Melbourne hospitals and serves as a warning for the future...
- Should prophylaxis be used in adolescent and adult patients with severe haemophilia? An European survey of practice and outcome dataM Richards
Paediatric Haematology Department, Children s Day Hospital, St James University Hospital, Leeds, UK
Haemophilia 13:473-9. 2007..Aggregate outcome data suggest a significant proportion of patients in the 18-22 years age range may be able to reduce or stop prophylaxis. A substantial number of older patients are on prophylaxis...
- Increased detection of Clostridium difficile during a norovirus outbreakS P Barrett
J Hosp Infect 66:394-5. 2007
- Survival following relapse in childhood haematological malignancies diagnosed in 1974-2003 in Yorkshire, UKR G Feltbower
Paediatric Epidemiology Group, Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics, 30 32 Hyde Terrace, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK
Br J Cancer 96:1147-52. 2007..This provides a baseline for future comparisons and demonstrates that relapsed childhood cancer need not imply a poor outcome...
- Depression, APOE genotype and subjective memory impairment: a cross-sectional study in an African-Caribbean populationR Stewart
Section of Old Age Psychiatry, Institute of Psychiatry, London
Psychol Med 31:431-40. 2001..Other factors suggested to be associated with SMI include poor physical health and the apolipoprotein E (APOE) epsilon4 allele. Studies of SMI have been predominantly confined to white Caucasian populations...
- Apolipoprotein E genotype, vascular risk and early cognitive impairment in an African Caribbean populationR Stewart
Section of Old Age Psychiatry, Institute of Psychiatry, London, UK
Dement Geriatr Cogn Disord 12:251-6. 2001..However, it may be accounted for by vascular comorbidity. The different patterns of association between epsilon2 and epsilon4 alleles suggest different pathways of effect...
- Symptoms and concerns amongst cancer outpatients: identifying the need for specialist palliative careV Lidstone
Sainsbury Department of Palliative Medicine, St Thomas Hospital, London
Palliat Med 17:588-95. 2003..The results of this study suggest an extensive need for better symptom control in all cancer outpatients and in centres where SPC resources are limited, priority could be given to patients attending lung and brain tumour clinics...
- Fatigue in patients with cancers of the breast or prostate undergoing radical radiotherapyP Stone
Department of Psychiatry, St. George's Hospital Medical School, London, United Kingdom
J Pain Symptom Manage 22:1007-15. 2001..These data indicate that fatigue is a significant problem for patients receiving radical radiotherapy, although its severity is relatively modest...
- European Code Against Cancer and scientific justification: third version (2003)P Boyle
Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, European Institute of Oncology, Milan, Italy
Ann Oncol 14:973-1005. 2003