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    • Lipoprotein(a) and the risk of vascular disease 

      Erqou, Sebhat (Journal of the American Medical Association, Nature Reviews Cardiology, Archives of Internal Medicine, European Journal of Epidemiology, Journal American College of Cardiology, 2010-05-04)
      Background: Lipoprotein(a) [Lp(a)] is composed of a low density-lipoprotein (LDL) particle and a glycoprotein molecule known as apolipoprotein(a) [apo(a)]. Apo(a) exists in several differently-sized isoforms and is ...
    • PhenoScanner: a database of human genotype-phenotype associations 

      Staley, James R.; Blackshaw, James; Kamat, Mihir A.; Ellis, Steve; Surendran, Praveen; Sun, Benjamin B.; Paul, Dirk S. et al. (Oxford University Press, 2016)
      PhenoScanner is a curated database of publicly available results from large-scale genetic association studies. This tool aims to facilitate “phenome scans”, the cross-referencing of genetic variants with many phenotypes, ...
    • The association between psychiatric diagnosis and violent re-offending in adult offenders in the community 

      Grann, Martin; Danesh, John; Fazel, Seena (2008-11-25)
      Abstract Background High rates of repeat offending are common across nations that are socially and culturally different. Although psychiatric disorders are believed to be risk factors for violent reoffending, the available ...
    • Tobacco use and the risk of cardiovascular diseases in developed and developing countries 

      Alexander, Myriam (2013-10-08)
      The association between cigarette smoking and the risk of cardiovascular diseases (CVD) is well established. However, the effect of other, less common, types of smoking on CVD risk, such as pipes and cigars in developed ...
    • Trans-ancestry meta-analyses identify rare and common variants associated with blood pressure and hypertension 

      Surendran, Praveen; Drenos, Fotios; Young, Robin; Warren, Helen; Cook, James P.; Manning, Alisa K.; Grarup, Niels et al. (Nature Publishing Group, 2016-09-12)
      High blood pressure is a major risk factor for cardiovascular disease and premature death. However, there is limited knowledge on specific causal genes and pathways. To better understand the genetics of blood pressure, we ...