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    • Changes in health in England with analysis by English region and areas of deprivation: findings of the Global Burden of Disease Study 2013 

      Newton, John N.; Briggs, Adam D. M.; Murray, Christopher J. L.; Dicker, Daniel; Foreman, Kyle J.; Wang, Haidong; Naghavi, Mohsen et al. (Elsevier, 2015-09-15)
      Background The Global Burden of Diseases, Injuries, and Risk factors Study 2013 (GBD 2013) integrates knowledge about health and its determinants into a comparable framework to inform health policy. GBD 2013 includes ...
    • Genetic determinants of heel bone properties: Genome-wide association meta-analysis and replication in the GEFOS/GENOMOS consortium 

      Moayyeri, Alireza; Hsu, Yi-Hsiang; Karasik, David; Estrada, Karol; Xiao, Su-Mei; Nielson, Carrie; Srikanth, Priya et al. (Oxford Journals, 2014-01-14)
      Quantitative ultrasound of the heel captures heel bone properties that independently predict fracture risk and, with bone mineral density (BMD) assessed by x-ray (DXA), may be convenient alternatives for evaluating ...
    • MAVIDOS Maternal Vitamin D Osteoporosis Study: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial. 

      Harvey, Nicholas C.; Javaid, Kassim; Bishop, Nicholas; Kennedy, Stephen; Papageorghiou, Aris T.; Fraser, Robert; Gandhi, Saurabh V. et al. (2012-02-07)
      Abstract MAVIDOS is a randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial (ISRCTN82927713, registered 2008 Apr 11), funded by Arthritis Research UK, MRC, Bupa Foundation and NIHR. Background Osteoporosis is a major public ...
    • Randomised controlled trial of the efficacy of aerobic exercise in reducing metabolic risk in healthy older people: The Hertfordshire Physical Activity Trial 

      Finucane, Francis M.; Horton, Jessica; Purslow, Lisa R.; Savage, David B.; Brage, Søren; Besson, Herve; Horton, Kenneth et al. (2009-06-19)
      Abstract Background While there are compelling observational data confirming that individuals who exercise are healthier, the efficacy of aerobic exercise interventions to reduce metabolic risk and improve insulin sensitivity ...
    • Validation of a maternal questionnaire on correlates of physical activity in preschool children 

      McMinn, Alison M.; van Sluijs, Esther M. F.; Harvey, Nicholas C.; Cooper, Cyrus; Inskip, Hazel M.; Godfrey, Keith M.; Griffin, Simon J. (2009-12-02)
      Abstract Background Valid measures of physical activity correlates in preschool children are lacking. This study aimed to assess the validity, factor structure and internal consistency of a maternal questionnaire on potential ...