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Testosterone, risk, and socioeconomic position in British men: exploring causal directionality

Amanda Hughes, Meena Kumari

Social StratificationBiologyGenetics


Assessing the robustness of sisVIVE in a Mendelian randomization study to estimate the causal effect of body mass index on income using multiple SNPs from understanding society

Yanchun Bao, Paul Clarke, Melissa Smart, Meena Kumari

Income DynamicsBiologyGenetics


House of the rising son (or daughter): the impact of parental wealth on their children’s homeownership

John Wood, Stephen Clarke

HouseholdsSavings And AssetsFinanceHousing Market


Exome chip meta-analysis fine maps causal variants and elucidates the genetic architecture of rare coding variants in smoking and alcohol use

David M. Brazel, Yu Jiang, Jordan M. Hughey, Valérie Turcot, Xiaowei Zhan

Drug/Alcohol AbuseMedicineScience And TechnologyPsychiatryHealthBiologyGenetics


Assessing potential shared genetic aetiology between body mass index and sleep duration in 142,209 individuals

Victoria Garfield, Ghazaleh Fatemifar, Caroline Dale, Melissa Smart, Yanchun Bao

Science And TechnologyHealthBiologyGenetics


Socioeconomic position and DNA methylation age acceleration across the lifecourse

Amanda Hughes, Melissa Smart, Tyler Gorrie-Stone, Eilis Hannon, Jonathan Mill

HealthLife Course AnalysisSocial StratificationBiologyGenetics


Leveraging DNA-methylation quantitative-trait loci to characterize the relationship between methylomic variation, gene expression, and complex traits

Eilis Hannon, Tyler J. Gorrie-Stone, Melissa Smart, Joe Burrage, Amanda Hughes

Science And TechnologyResearchHealthBiologyGenetics


Understanding Society, the UK Household Longitudinal Study – Written evidence (IFP0021) [House of Lords Select Committee on Intergenerational Fairness and Provision]

Charlotte Hamilton

Older PeopleYoung PeopleLabour MarketEconomicsSavings And AssetsTaxationHousing Market


Common genetic variants contribute to risk of rare severe neurodevelopmental disorders

Mari E. K. Niemi, Hilary C. Martin, Daniel L. Rice, Giuseppe Gallone, Scott Gordon

MedicineChild DevelopmentHealthBiologyGenetics


Genetic analysis of over one million people identifies 535 novel loci for blood pressure

Evangelos Evangelou, Helen R. Warren, David Mosen-Ansorena, Borbala Mifsud, Raha Pazoki

MedicineScience And TechnologyHealthBiologyGenetics


A single complex Agpat2 allele in a patient with partial lipodystrophy

Marjoleine F. Broekema, Maarten P.G. Massink, Joep De Ligt, Edwin C.A. Stigter, Houshang Monajemi

MedicineHealthBiologyGenetics


The cultural origin of saving behavior

Joan Costa-Font, Paola Giuliano, Berkay Ozcan

MigrationEconomicsSavings And AssetsEthnic GroupsSocial Behaviour


Gene discovery and polygenic prediction from a genome-wide association study of educational attainment in 1.1 million individuals

James J. Lee, Robbee Wedow, Aysu Okbay, Edward Kong, Omeed Maghzian

EducationBiologyGenetics


A comparison of robust methods for Mendelian randomization using multiple genetic variants

Yanchun Bao, Paul Clarke, Melissa Smart, Meena Kumari

Income DynamicsBiologyGenetics


Meta-analysis of exome array data identifies six novel genetic loci for lung function [version 3; referees: 2 approved]

Victoria E. Jackson, Jeanne C. Latourelle, Louise V. Wain, Albert V. Smith, Megan L. Grove

MedicineScience And TechnologyHealthGenetics


Genome-wide association study of developmental dysplasia of the hip identifies an association with GDF5

Konstantinos Hatzikotoulas, Andreas Roposch, Karan M. Shah, Matthew J. Clark, Selina Bratherton

MedicineHealthBiologyGenetics


Do private school girls marry rich?

Francis Green, Golo Henseke, Samantha Parsons, Alice Sullivan, Richard Wiggins

Social GroupsEducationFamily Formation And DissolutionSavings And AssetsWages And EarningsLife Course AnalysisSocial StratificationSocial Mobility


Generational interdependencies: the social implications for welfare

Older PeoplePensionsDemographyYoung PeopleLabour MarketHouseholdsEconomicsWelfare BenefitsSavings And AssetsHealthLife Course AnalysisFinanceHousing Market


Common genetic variants contribute to risk of rare severe neurodevelopmental disorders

Mari E. K. Niemi, Hilary C. Martin, Daniel L. Rice, Giuseppe Gallone, Scott Gordon

MedicineChild DevelopmentHealthBiologyGenetics


Better governance, better access: practising responsible data sharing in the METADAC governance infrastructure

Madeleine J. Murtagh, Mwenza T. Blell, Olly W. Butters, Lorraine Cowley, Edward S. Dove

MedicineScience And TechnologyResearchSurveysBiologyGenetics


Leveraging DNA methylation quantitative trait loci to characterize the relationship between methylomic variation, gene expression and complex traits

Eilis Hannon, Tyler J. Gorrie-Stone, Melissa Smart, Joe Burrage, Amanda Hughes

Science And TechnologyResearchHealthBiologyGenetics


A novel variant in GLIS3 is associated with osteoarthritis

Elisabetta Casalone, Ioanna Tachmazidou, Eleni Zengini, Konstantinos Hatzikotoulas, Sophie Hackinger

MedicineScience And TechnologyHealthGenetics


Home affairs: options for reforming property taxation

Adam Corlett, Laura Gardiner

Older PeopleYoung PeopleHouseholdsLiving StandardsPublic PolicySavings And AssetsTaxationHousing Market


Protein-altering variants associated with body mass index implicate pathways that control energy intake and expenditure in obesity

Valérie Turcot, Yingchang Lu, Heather M. Highland, Claudia Schurmann, Anne E. Justice

MedicineScience And TechnologyHealthBiologyGenetics


Gene-environment interactions between education and body mass: evidence from the UK and Finland

Vikesh Amin, Petri Böckerman, Jutta Viinikainen, Melissa Smart, Yanchun Bao

EducationHealthBiologyGenetics


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