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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


The dynamic effects of retirement on well-being

Dusanee Kesavayuth, Robert E. Rosenman, Vasileios Zikos

Older PeoplePsychologyTime UseLabour MarketIncome DynamicsWell BeingHealth


In or out? Poverty dynamics among older individuals in the UK

Ricky Kanabar

Older PeopleHouseholdsPovertyWelfare BenefitsIncome Dynamics


Walking the tightrope: the challenges of combining work and care in later life

Kate Jopling

Older PeopleLabour MarketPublic PolicyCaregiving


Ethnic inequalities in limiting health and self-reported health in later life revisited

Maria Evandrou, Jane Falkingham, Zhixin Feng, Athina Vlachantoni

Social GroupsOlder PeopleEthnic GroupsHealth


Working longer? How being employed/self-employed in later life in the UK relates to health and increasing gender and income inequalities

Sara Arber, Robert Meadows

Older PeopleLabour MarketIncome DynamicsWages And EarningsHealth


Age and socio-economic inequalities in access to learning and training in later life in the UK

Martin Hyde, Chris Phillipson

Older PeopleTraining: Labour MarketEducationSocial Stratification


Retirement and cognitive abilities

Alberto Tumino

Older PeoplePensionsPsychologyWell BeingHealth


Comparing the employment of older workers in UK and Germany

David Wright

Older PeopleLabour Market


Exploring the relationship between time preference, body fatness, and educational attainment

Heather Brown, Olga Biosca

PsychologyEducationSavings And AssetsHealthBiology


Measuring later life social exclusion in Understanding Society

Catherine A. MacLeod, Andy Ross, Gillian Windle, Gopalakrishnan Netuveli, Amanda Sacker

Older PeopleSocial Exclusion


Association between lipid biomarkers, physical activity, and socioeconomic status in a population-based cross-sectional study in the UK

Heather Brown, Frauke Becker

MedicineHealthSportSocial StratificationBiology


Do the companionship and community networks of older LGBT adults compensate for weaker kinship networks?

Marcus Green

Social GroupsOlder PeopleSocial NetworksSocial Behaviour


Unemployment and health in the UK : exploring psychobiological pathways -PhD thesis-

A. M. M. Hughes

UnemploymentWell BeingHealthBiology


The overlooked over-75s: poverty among the ‘silent generation’ who lived through the Second World War

Sue Arthur, Ciaran Osborne

Older PeoplePovertyIncome DynamicsWell BeingFinanceSocial Policy


Retirement, personality, and well-being

Dusanee Kesavayuth, Robert E. Rosenman, Vasileios Zikos

Older PeoplePsychologyWell Being


Obesity, metabolic health, and history of cytomegalovirus infection in the general population

Mark Hamer, G. David Batty, Mika Kivimäki

MedicineHealthBiology


Off the radar: housing disrepair and health impact in later life

Sue Adams

Older PeopleWell BeingHealthSocial PolicyHousing Market


Briefing: the health and care of older people in England 2015

Jill Mortimer, Marcus Green

Older PeoplePublic PolicyWell BeingHealthCaregiving


Longer lives, stronger families? The changing nature of intergenerational support

Nigel Keohane

Older PeopleSocial NetworksSocial ChangeSocial CapitalLife Course AnalysisFinanceSociology Of HouseholdsCaregiving


Association of adiposity and mental health functioning across the lifespan: findings from Understanding Society (The UK Household Longitudinal Study)

Apostolos Davillas, Michaela Benzeval, Meena Kumari

MedicineWell BeingHealthLife Course AnalysisBiology


The physical health of British adults with intellectual disability: cross sectional study

Eric Emerson, Chris Hatton, Susannah Baines, Janet Robertson

DisabilityHealthBiology