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Who is tech savvy? Exploring the adoption of smartphones and tablets: an empirical investigation

Emmanuel Apergis

Information And Communication TechnologiesSocial GroupsOlder PeopleSocial NetworksMediaMarketingDemographyYoung PeopleOrganizations And FirmsSocial Psychology


Informal caregiving patterns and trajectories of psychological distress in the UK Household Longitudinal Study

Rebecca E. Lacey, Anne McMunn, Elizabeth Webb

DisabilityOlder PeoplePsychologyWell BeingHealthLife Course AnalysisCaregiving


Publisher Correction: 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


Returns to work after retirement: a prospective study of unretirement in the United Kingdom

Loretta G. Platts, Laurie M. Corna, Diana Worts, Peggy McDonough, Debora Price

Older PeopleLabour MarketEconomicsLife Course Analysis


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


The evolutionary dynamics and fitness landscape of clonal haematopoiesis

Caroline J. Watson, Alana Papula, Yeuk P.G. Poon, Wing H. Wong, Andrew L. Young

Older PeopleHealthLife Course AnalysisBiologyGenetics


Intergenerational transmission and support for EU membership in the United Kingdom: the case of Brexit

Stuart Fox, Jennifer May Hampton, Esther Muddiman, Chris Taylor

PoliticsOlder PeoplePublic OpinionElections. Electoral BehaviourYoung PeopleLife Course AnalysisSocial AttitudesInternational Economic RelationsSociology Of HouseholdsSocial Psychology


Re-thinking social exclusion in later life: a case for a new framework for measurement

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

Older PeopleSocial Exclusion


Co-resident care-giving and problematic sleep among older people: evidence from the UK Household Longitudinal Study

Emma Maun, Karen Glaser, Laurie Corna

Older PeopleHouseholdsWell BeingHealthCaregiving


Multivariate genome-wide analyses of the well-being spectrum

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

PsychologyMedicineScience And TechnologyWell BeingHealthBiologyGenetics


Distributional consequences of technological change: worker-level evidence

Thomas Kurer, Aina Gallego

PoliticsInformation And Communication TechnologiesScience And TechnologyLabour MarketEconomicsWell Being


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


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


The association between informal caregiving and exit from employment among older workers: prospective findings from the UK Household Longitudinal Study

Ewan Carr, Emily T. Murray, Paola Zaninotto, Dorina Cadar, Jenny Head

DisabilityOlder PeopleLabour MarketCaregiving


Ethnicity and grandparental child care in the United Kingdom

Valeria Bordone, Maria Evandrou, Athina Vlachantoni

Older PeopleYoung PeopleChild DevelopmentHouseholdsEthnic GroupsCaregiving


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


Forecasting the care needs of the older population in England over the next 20 years: estimates from the Population Ageing and Care Simulation (PACSim) modelling study

Andrew Kingston, Adelina Comas-Herrera, Carol Jagger

Older PeopleDemographyWell BeingHealthMicrosimulationCaregiving


Very elderly people needing 24 hour care will double by 2035, study suggests - research news -

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Older PeopleDemographyResearchWell BeingHealthCaregiving


Population priorities for successful aging: a randomized vignette experiment

Elise Whitley, Michaela Benzeval, Frank Popham

Older PeopleDemographySurvey MethodologyWell BeingHealthLife Course Analysis


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


Projections of multi-morbidity in the older population in England to 2035: estimates from the Population Ageing and Care Simulation (PACSim) model

Andrew Kingston, Louise Robinson, Heather Booth, Martin Knapp, Carol Jagger

Older PeopleHealthMicrosimulationLife Course Analysis


Seeking assistance in later life: how do older people evaluate their need for assistance?

Krysia Canvin, Catherine A. MacLeod, Gill Windle, Amanda Sacker

Older PeopleArea EffectsSocial NetworksGeographyWell BeingHealthSocial PolicyCaregiving


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


Occupational and educational inequalities in exit from employment at older ages: evidence from seven prospective cohorts

Ewan Carr, Maria Fleischmann, Marcel Goldberg, Diana Kuh, Emily T. Murray

Older PeopleLabour MarketHealthLife Course AnalysisSocial Stratification


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