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Busselton Health Study Publications

Some recent publications associated with the Busselton Health Study

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.

Bell L, Hung J, Knuiman M, Divitini M, Beilby J, Hunter M, Mollison L, Thompson P, McQuillan B, Davis E. Body mass index and waist circumference: Relationship to cardiometabolic risk factors in children - Busselton Health Study 2005-2007. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health 2013; 49: 955-962.

James AL, Knuiman MW, Divitini ML, Hui J, Hunter ML, Mulrennan SA, Musk AW. Risk factors for respiratory symptoms in adults: The Busselton Health Study. Respirology 2013; 18: 1256-1260.

James A, Hunter M, Straker L, Beilby J, Bucks R, Davis T, Eikelboom R, Hillman D, Hui J, Hung J, Knuiman M, Mackey D, Newton R, Palmer L, Musk A. Rationale, design and methods for a community-based study of clustering and cumulative effects of chronic disease processes and their effects on ageing: The Busselton Healthy Ageing Study. BMC Public Health 2013, 13: 936.

Peters KE, Beilby JP, Cadby G, Warrington NM, Bruce DG, Davis WA, Davis TME, Wiltshire S, Knuiman M, McQuillan BM, Palmer LJ, Thompson PL, Hung J. A comprehensive investigation of variants in genes encoding adiponectin (ADIPOQ) and its receptors (ADIPOR1/R2), and their association with serum adiponectin, type 2 diabetes, insulin resistance and the metabolic syndrome. BMC Medical Genetics 2013; 14: 15.

Walsh JP, Divitini ML, Knuiman MW. Plasma calcium as a predictor of cardiovascular disease in a community-based cohort. Clinical Endocrinology 2013; 78: 852-857.

Chalmers KA, Knuiman MW, Divitini ML, Bruce DG, Olynyk JK, Milward EA.  Long-term mortality risks associated with mild anaemia in older persons: the Busselton Health Study.  Age and Ageing 2012; 41: 759-764.

Bell L, Davis E, Knuiman M, Divitini M, Beilby J, Hunter M, Hung J. Lipids in Australian children: Cause for concern? 2005-07 Busselton Health Study. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health 2012; 48: E172-E177.

Marshall NS, Wong KK, Cullen SRJ, Knuiman MW, Grunstein RR. Snoring is not associated with all-cause mortality, incident cardiovascular disease, or stroke in the Busselton Health Study. Sleep 2012; 35: 1235-1240.

Mulrennan SA, Knuiman MW, Divitini ML, Cullen DJ, Hunter M, Hui J, Musk AW, James AL. Gastro-oesophageal reflux and respiratory symptoms in Busselton adults: the affects of body weight and sleep apnoea.  Internal Medicine Journal 2012; 42: 772-779.

Musk A, Knuiman M, Hunter M, Hui J, Palmer L, Beilby J, Divitini M, Mulrennan S, James A.  Patterns of airway disease and the clinical diagnosis of asthma in the Busselton population. European Respiratory Journal 2011; 38: 1053-1059.



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