School of Population and Global Health

Busselton Health Study Publications

Some recent publications associated with the Busselton Health Study

Chan YX, Knuiman MW, Divitini ML, Brown SJ, Walsh J, Yeap BB. Lower TSH and higher free thyroxine predict incidence of prostate but not breast, colorectal or lung cancer. European Journal of Endocrinology 2017; 177: 297-308.

Nossent J, Raymond W, Divitini M, Knuiman M. Rheumatoid factors do not predict cardiovascular disease and mortality in the general population in the Busselton Health Survey. BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2017; 18:221.

Nossent J, Raymond W, Divitini M, Knuiman M. Asymptomatic hyperuricemia is not an independent risk factor for cardiovascular events or overall mortality in the general population of the Busselton Health Study. BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2016; 16: 256.

Chan YX, Knuiman MW, Hung J, Divitini ML, Beilby JP, Handelsman DJ, Beilin J, McQuillan B, Yeap BB. Neutral associations of testosterone, dihydrotestosterone and estradiol with fatal and non-fatal cardiovascular events, and mortality in men aged 17-97 years. Clinical Endocrinology 2016; 85: 575-582.

Chua ACG, Knuiman MW, Trinder D, Divitini ML, Olynyk JK. Higher concentrations of serum iron and transferrin saturation but not serum ferritin are associated with cancer outcomes.  American Journal of Clinical Nutrition 2016; 104: 736-742.

Manners D, Hui J, Hunter M, James A, Knuiman MW, McWilliams A, Mulrennan S, Musk AW, Brims FJH. Estimating eligibility for lung cancer screening in an Australian cohort,  including the effect of spirometry. Medical Journal of Australia 2016; 204(11): 406.

Yeap BB, Knuiman MW, Divitini ML, Hui J, Arscott GM, Handelsman DJ, McLennan SV, Twigg SM, McQuillan B, Hung J, Beilby JP. Epidemiological and Mendelian randomisation studies of DHT and estradiol, and leucocyte telomere length in men.  Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism 2016; 101: 1299-1306.

Chan YX, Knuiman MW, Hung J, Divitini ML, Handelsman DJ, Beilby JP, McQuillan B, Yeap BB. Testosterone, dihydrotestosterone and estradiol are differentially associated with carotid intima-media thickness and the presence of carotid plaque in men with and without coronary artery disease.  Endocrine Journal 2015; 62: 777-786.

Mohan S, Knuiman MW, Divitini ML, James AL, Musk AW, Handelsman DJ, Beilin J, Hunter M, Yeap BB. Higher serum testosterone and dihydrotestosterone, but not oestradiol, are independently associated with favourable indices of lung function in community-dwelling men.  Clinical Endocrinology 2015; 83: 268-276.

Yeap BB, Divitini ML, Gunton JE, Olynyk JK, Beilby JP, McQuillan B, Hung J, Knuiman MW. Higher ferritin levels, but not serum iron or transferrin saturation, are associated with Type 2 diabetes mellitus in adult men and women free of genetic haemochromatosis. Clinical Endocrinology 2015; 82: 525-532.

Gunnell AS, Knuiman MW, Divitini ML, Cormie P. Leisure time physical activity and long-term cardiovascular and cancer outcomes: The Busselton Health Study. European Journal of Epidemiology 2014; 29: 851-857.

Yeap BB, Knuiman MW, Divitini ML, Handelsman DJ, Beilby JP, Beilin J, McQuillan B, Hung J. Differential associations of testosterone, dihydrotestosterone and oestradiol with physical, metabolic and health-related factors in community-dwelling men aged 17-97 years from the Busselton Health Survey. Clinical Endocrinology 2014; 81: 100-108.

The Global Burden of Metabolic Risk Factors for Chronic Diseases Collaboration (MW Knuiman Busselton Health Study collaborator). Metabolic mediators of the effects of body-mass index, overweight, and obesity on coronary heart disease and stroke: a pooled analysis of 97 prospective cohorts with 1.8 million participants.  Lancet 2014; 383: 970-83.

Emerging Risk Factors Collaboration (MW Knuiman Busselton Health Study collaborator).  Glycated Hemoglobin Measurement and Prediction of Cardiovascular Disease. Journal of American Medical Association 2014; 311(12): 1225-1233.

Knuiman M, Briffa T, Divitini M, Chew D, Eikelboom J, McQuillan B, Hung J.  A cohort study examination of established and emerging risk factors for atrial fibrillation: The Busselton Health Study. European Journal of Epidemiology 2014; 29: 181-190.

Marshall NS, Wong KKH, Cullen SRJ, Knuiman MW, Grunstein RR. Sleep apnea and 20-year follow-up for all-cause mortality, stroke and cancer incidence and mortality in the Busselton Health Study Cohort. Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine 2014; 10(4); 355-362.


 

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