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Whole genome sequencing and imputation in isolated populations identify genetic associations with medically-relevant complex traits

Lorraine Southam, Arthur Gilly, Dániel Süveges, Aliki-Eleni Farmaki, Jeremy Schwartzentruber

MedicineScience And TechnologyHealthBiologyGenetics


Multivariate genome-wide and integrated transcriptome and epigenome-wide analyses of the well-being spectrum

Bart M. L. Baselmans, Rick Jansen, Hill Fung Ip, Jenny van Dongen, Abdel Abdellaoui

PsychologyMedicineScience And TechnologyWell BeingHealthBiologyGenetics


Ethnic elders and pension protection in the United Kingdom

Athina Vlachantoni, Zhixin Feng, Maria Evandrou, Jane Falkingham

Older PeoplePensionsPovertyWelfare BenefitsEthnic GroupsLife Course Analysis


Unemployment, underweight, and obesity: findings from Understanding Society (UKHLS)

Amanda Hughes, Meena Kumari

MedicineUnemploymentWell BeingHealthBiology


The income-health gradient: evidence from self-reported health and biomarkers using longitudinal data on income

Apostolos Davillas, Andrew M. Jones, Michaela Benzeval

MedicineEconomicsHealthBiology


The income-health gradient: evidence from self-reported health and biomarkers using longitudinal data on income

Apostolos Davillas, Andrew M. Jones, Michaela Benzeval

MedicineEconomicsHealthBiology


Novel blood pressure locus and gene discovery using GWAS and expression datasets from blood and the kidney

Louise Wain, Ahmad Vaez, Rick Jansen, Roby Joehanes, Peter J. van der Most

Science And TechnologyHealthBiologyGenetics


A summary of Age UK's index of wellbeing in later life

Marcus Green, José Iparraguirre, Susan Davidson, Phil Rossall, Asghar Zaidi

Older PeopleWell Being


Briefing: health and care of older people in England 2017

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Older PeoplePublic PolicyWell BeingHealthCaregiving


Saving behaviour and biomarkers: a high-dimensional Bayesian analysis of British panel data

Sarah Brown, Pulak Ghosh, Daniel Gray, Bhuvanesh Pareek, Jennifer Roberts

Savings And AssetsDebt: IndebtednessHealthSurveysFinanceBiology


Genome-wide association analyses for lung function and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease identify new loci and potential druggable targets

Louise V. Wain, Nick Shrine, María Soler Artigas, A. Mesut Erzurumluoglu, Boris Noyvert

MedicineScience And TechnologyHealthBiologyGenetics


As time goes by: shifting incomes and inequality between and within generations

Adam Corlett

Older PeopleSocial ChangeYoung PeopleEconomicsIncome Dynamics


Genome-wide association analysis identifies novel blood pressure loci and offers biological insights into cardiovascular risk

Helen R. Warren, Evangelos Evangelou, Claudia P. Cabrera, He Gao, Meixia Ren

MedicineScience And TechnologyHealthBiologyGenetics


Health and well-being of older women living alone in British households: selected findings from the British Household Panel Survey

Hafiz T.A. Khan, Trish Hafford-Letchfield, Nicky Lambert

Older PeopleHouseholdsWell BeingHealthLife Course Analysis


Easing the transition: the relationship between alcohol and labour market activity in the over 50s population of the UK

George Holley-Moore, Brian Beach, Cesira Urzi Brancati

Drug/Alcohol AbuseOlder PeopleLabour MarketUnemploymentWell BeingHealth


Untreated hypertension in the UK household population — who are missed by the general health checks?

Jakob Petersen, Michaela Benzeval

MedicineHealthSurveysBiology


Concordance of health states in couples. Analysis of self-reported, nurse administered and blood-based biomarker data in Understanding Society

Apostolos Davillas, Stephen Pudney

MedicineEconomicsHealthBiology


Assortative mating on educational attainment leads to genetic spousal resemblance for causal alleles

David Hugh-Jones, Karin J. H. Verweij, Beate St. Pourcain, Abdel Abdellaoui

Science And TechnologyEducationFamily Formation And DissolutionSocial StratificationBiologyGenetics


Variations in cognitive abilities across the life course: cross-sectional evidence from Understanding Society: the UK Household Longitudinal Study

Elise Whitley, Ian J. Deary, Stuart J. Ritchie, G. David Batty, Meena Kumari

Older PeoplePsychologyWell BeingHealthLife Course Analysis


Parents' health and children's help

John Ermisch

DisabilityOlder PeopleSocial NetworksHouseholdsHealthCaregiving


Alternative measures to BMI: exploring income-related inequalities in adiposity in Great Britain

Apostolos Davillas, Michaela Benzeval

Income DynamicsHealthFinanceSocial StratificationBiology


Assessing the role of insulin-like growth factors and binding proteins in prostate cancer using Mendelian randomization: genetic variants as instruments for circulating levels

Carolina Bonilla, Sarah J. Lewis, Mari-Anne Rowlands, Tom R. Gaunt, George Davey Smith

MedicineHealthBiologyGenetics


How do biomarkers and genetics contribute to Understanding Society? -25th Anniversary editorial-

Michaela Benzeval, Meena Kumari, Andrew M. Jones

Social SciencesMedicineScience And TechnologyResearchLife Course AnalysisSurveysBiologyGenetics


Trans-ancestry meta-analyses identify rare and common variants associated with blood pressure and hypertension

Praveen Surendran, Fotios Drenos, Robin Young, Helen Warren, James P. Cook

MedicineScience And TechnologyHealthBiologyGenetics


Later life in the United Kingdom: October 2016

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Older PeopleStatistical AnalysisWell BeingSocial CapitalCaregiving