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Women's reproductive factors and incident cardiovascular disease in the UK Biobank.

Heart 2018 Jul 15;104(13):1069-1075. Epub 2018 Jan 15.

The George Institute for Global Health, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK.

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July 2018

Circulating amino acids and the risk of macrovascular, microvascular and mortality outcomes in individuals with type 2 diabetes: results from the ADVANCE trial.

Diabetologia 2018 Jul 4;61(7):1581-1591. Epub 2018 May 4.

BHF Glasgow Cardiovascular Research Centre, Institute of Cardiovascular & Medical Sciences, University of Glasgow, 126 University Place, Glasgow, G12 8TA, UK.

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July 2018

Socioeconomic status and risk of kidney dysfunction: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities study.

Nephrol Dial Transplant 2018 Jun 11. Epub 2018 Jun 11.

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA.

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June 2018

The molecular biology of pelvi-ureteric junction obstruction.

Pediatr Nephrol 2018 Apr 13;33(4):553-571. Epub 2017 Mar 13.

Bristol Renal Group, University of Bristol, Dorothy Hodgkin Building, Whitson Street, Bristol, BS1 3NY, UK.

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April 2018

More on Low-Dose versus Standard-Dose Intravenous Alteplase in Acute Ischemic Stroke.

N Engl J Med 2018 04;378(15):1465-1466

George Institute for Global Health, Sydney, NSW, Australia

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April 2018

Sex Differences in the Burden and Complications of Diabetes.

Curr Diab Rep 2018 Apr 18;18(6):33. Epub 2018 Apr 18.

The George Institute for Global Health, University of Oxford, Le Gros Clark Building, South Parks Road, Oxford, OX1 3QX, UK.

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April 2018

Sex Differences in High-Intensity Statin Use Following Myocardial Infarction in the United States.

J Am Coll Cardiol 2018 Apr;71(16):1729-1737

The George Institute for Global Health, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom; The George Institute for Global Health, University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia; Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland.

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April 2018

Risk thresholds for alcohol consumption: combined analysis of individual-participant data for 599 912 current drinkers in 83 prospective studies.

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Angela M Wood Stephen Kaptoge Adam S Butterworth Peter Willeit Samantha Warnakula Thomas Bolton Ellie Paige Dirk S Paul Michael Sweeting Stephen Burgess Steven Bell William Astle David Stevens Albert Koulman Randi M Selmer W M Monique Verschuren Shinichi Sato Inger Njølstad Mark Woodward Veikko Salomaa Børge G Nordestgaard Bu B Yeap Astrid Fletcher Olle Melander Lewis H Kuller Beverley Balkau Michael Marmot Wolfgang Koenig Edoardo Casiglia Cyrus Cooper Volker Arndt Oscar H Franco Patrik Wennberg John Gallacher Agustín Gómez de la Cámara Henry Völzke Christina C Dahm Caroline E Dale Manuela M Bergmann Carlos J Crespo Yvonne T van der Schouw Rudolf Kaaks Leon A Simons Pagona Lagiou Josje D Schoufour Jolanda M A Boer Timothy J Key Beatriz Rodriguez Conchi Moreno-Iribas Karina W Davidson James O Taylor Carlotta Sacerdote Robert B Wallace J Ramon Quiros Rosario Tumino Dan G Blazer Allan Linneberg Makoto Daimon Salvatore Panico Barbara Howard Guri Skeie Timo Strandberg Elisabete Weiderpass Paul J Nietert Bruce M Psaty Daan Kromhout Elena Salamanca-Fernandez Stefan Kiechl Harlan M Krumholz Sara Grioni Domenico Palli José M Huerta Jackie Price Johan Sundström Larraitz Arriola Hisatomi Arima Ruth C Travis Demosthenes B Panagiotakos Anna Karakatsani Antonia Trichopoulou Tilman Kühn Diederick E Grobbee Elizabeth Barrett-Connor Natasja van Schoor Heiner Boeing Kim Overvad Jussi Kauhanen Nick Wareham Claudia Langenberg Nita Forouhi Maria Wennberg Jean-Pierre Després Mary Cushman Jackie A Cooper Carlos J Rodriguez Masaru Sakurai Jonathan E Shaw Matthew Knuiman Trudy Voortman Christa Meisinger Anne Tjønneland Hermann Brenner Luigi Palmieri Jean Dallongeville Eric J Brunner Gerd Assmann Maurizio Trevisan Richard F Gillum Ian Ford Naveed Sattar Mariana Lazo Simon G Thompson Pietro Ferrari David A Leon George Davey Smith Richard Peto Rod Jackson Emily Banks Emanuele Di Angelantonio John Danesh

Lancet 2018 04;391(10129):1513-1523

Department of Public Health and Primary Care, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK. Electronic address:

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April 2018

Sex differences in macronutrient intake and adherence to dietary recommendations: findings from the UK Biobank.

BMJ Open 2018 Apr 24;8(4):e020017. Epub 2018 Apr 24.

The George Institute for Global Health, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK.

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April 2018

Development of algorithms for identifying fatal cardiovascular disease in Medicare claims.

Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 2018 Mar 14. Epub 2018 Mar 14.

Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA.

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March 2018

Use of the waist-to-height ratio to predict cardiovascular risk in patients with diabetes: Results from the ADVANCE-ON study.

Diabetes Obes Metab 2018 Mar 30. Epub 2018 Mar 30.

The George Institute for Global Health, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia.

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March 2018

Is There Inequity in Hospital Care Among Patients With Acute Coronary Syndrome Who Are Proficient and Not Proficient in English Language?: Analysis of the SNAPSHOT ACS Study.

J Cardiovasc Nurs 2017 May/Jun;32(3):288-295

Karice K. Hyun, MAppStats PhD candidate, The George Institute for Global Health, Sydney Medical School, University of Sydney, Australia. Julie Redfern, PhD Deputy Director, Cardiovascular Division, The George Institute for Global Health, Sydney Medical School, University of Sydney, Australia. Mark Woodward, PhD Professor of Statistics and Epidemiology, The George Institute for Global Health, Sydney Medical School, University of Sydney, Australia, and The George Institute for Global Health, Nuffield Department of Population Health, University of Oxford, UK. Tom Briffa, PhD Associate Professor, School of Population Health, University of Western Australia, Perth, Australia. Derek P. Chew, MPH Cardiologist, Department of Cardiology, Flinders University, Adelaide, Australia. Chris Ellis, BM Cardiologist, Department of Cardiology, Auckland City Hospital, Auckland, New Zealand. John French, MBBS Cardiologist, Department of Cardiology, University of NSW, Liverpool Hospital, Sydney, Australia. Carolyn Astley, PhD Research Lead, The Heart Foundation, South Australia Division, Adelaide, Australia. Greg Gamble, MSc Biostatistician, Department of Medicine, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand. Kellie Nallaiah, MPH Project Manager, The George Institute for Global Health, Sydney Medical School, University of Sydney, Australia. Tegwen Howell, MEcSt Manager, Research Support Network, Queensland Emergency Medicine Research Foundation, Brisbane, Australia. Karen Lintern, BHlth Cardiac Project Officer, Agency for Clinical Innovation, Sydney, Australia. Robyn Clark, PhD Professor of Nursing, Flinders University, Adelaide, Australia. Kannikar Wechkunanukul, MPharm PhD Candidate, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Flinders University, Adelaide, Australia. David Brieger, PhD Cardiologist, Department of Cardiology, Concord Hospital, University of Sydney, Australia.

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February 2018

Cystoscopic-assisted laparoscopic excision of prostatic utricle.

J Pediatr Urol 2018 Feb 27;14(1):77-78. Epub 2017 Oct 27.

Department of Paediatric Surgery, Bristol Royal Hospital for Children, Bristol, UK; Department of Paediatric Surgery, Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt. Electronic address:

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February 2018

Salt intake and dietary sources of salt on weekdays and weekend days in Australian adults.

Public Health Nutr 2018 Feb 1:1-9. Epub 2018 Feb 1.

1Institute for Physical Activity and Nutrition (IPAN),School of Exercise & Nutrition Sciences,Deakin University,Locked Bag 20000,Waurn Ponds,Geelong,VIC 3220,Australia.

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February 2018

Sex Differences in the Association Between Measures of General and Central Adiposity and the Risk of Myocardial Infarction: Results From the UK Biobank.

J Am Heart Assoc 2018 Feb 28;7(5). Epub 2018 Feb 28.

The George Institute for Global Health University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom.

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February 2018

Effects of a nationwide strategy to reduce salt intake in Samoa.

J Hypertens 2018 01;36(1):188-198

The George Institute for Global Health, University of New South Wales, Sydney.

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January 2018

Anterior deflected urinary stream.

J Pediatr Urol 2017 Dec 19;13(6):636. Epub 2017 Sep 19.

Department of Paediatric Surgery, Bristol Royal Children's Hospital, Bristol, UK; Department of Paediatric Surgery, Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt. Electronic address:

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December 2017

Time Course of Change in Blood Pressure From Sodium Reduction and the DASH Diet.

Hypertension 2017 11;70(5):923-929

From the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD (S.P.J., M.W., E.R.M., L.J.A.); Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology, and Clinical Research, Baltimore, MD (S.P.J., M.W., E.R.M., L.J.A.); Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA (S.P.J.); the George Institute for Global Health, University of Oxford, United Kingdom (M.W.); the George Institute for Global Health, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia (M.W.); and Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Harvard Medical School, Brigham & Women's Hospital, Boston, MA (F.M.S., V.J.C.).

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November 2017

Sex differences in risk factor management of coronary heart disease across three regions.

Heart 2017 10 20;103(20):1587-1594. Epub 2017 Sep 20.

The George Institute for Global Health, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom.

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October 2017

Elevated blood pressure and risk of mitral regurgitation: A longitudinal cohort study of 5.5 million United Kingdom adults.

PLoS Med 2017 Oct 17;14(10):e1002404. Epub 2017 Oct 17.

The George Institute for Global Health, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom.

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October 2017

Measures of chronic kidney disease and risk of incident peripheral artery disease: a collaborative meta-analysis of individual participant data.

Lancet Diabetes Endocrinol 2017 Sep 14;5(9):718-728. Epub 2017 Jul 14.

Division of Genetic Epidemiology, Department of Medical Genetics, Molecular and Clinical Pharmacology, Medical University of Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Austria.

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September 2017

Influence of Renal Impairment on Outcome for Thrombolysis-Treated Acute Ischemic Stroke: ENCHANTED (Enhanced Control of Hypertension and Thrombolysis Stroke Study) Post Hoc Analysis.

Stroke 2017 09 24;48(9):2605-2609. Epub 2017 Jul 24.

From the John Walls Renal Unit, University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust, United Kingdom (S.J.C.); The George Institute for Global Health, Faculty of Medicine, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia (X.W., M.W., J.C., C.S.A.); The George Institute for Global Health, University of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia (R.I.L.); Clinica Alemana de Santiago, Facultad de Medicina, Clinica Alemana, Universidad del Desarrollo, Santiago, Chile (V.V.O., P.M.L., J.A.R.); Departamento de Ciencias Neurológicas, Facultad de Medicina, Universidad de Chile, Santiago (P.M.L.); Facultad de Medicina, Universidad Andrés Bello, Santiago, Chile (J.A.R.); Department of Neurology, Asan Medical Center, University of Ulsan, Seoul, Korea (J.S.K.); Stroke Center and Department of Neurology, Linkou Chang Gung Memorial Hospital and College of Medicine, Chang Gung University, Taoyuan, Taiwan (T.-H.L.); Westmead Clinical School (R.I.L.) and School of Public Health (M.W.), University of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia; Department of Neurosciences and Behavioral Sciences, Ribeirao Preto Medical School, University of Sao Paulo, Ribeirao Preto, Brazil (O.M.P.-N.); Uo Neurologia, USL Umbria 1, Sedi di Citta di Castello e Branca, Italy (S.R.); Department of Cerebrovascular Medicine, National Cerebral and Cardiovascular Center, Suita, Japan (S.S.); Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore and National University Hospital (V.K.S.); Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD (M.W.); The George Institute for Global Health, University of Oxford, United Kingdom (M.W.); Neurology Department, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia (C.S.A.); The George Institute China at Peking University Health Sciences Center, Beijing (C.S.A.); and Department of Cardiovascular Sciences and NIHR Leicester Biomedical Research Centre, University of Leicester, United Kingdom (T.G.R.).

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September 2017

Twenty-Year Predictors of Peripheral Arterial Disease Compared With Coronary Heart Disease in the Scottish Heart Health Extended Cohort (SHHEC).

J Am Heart Assoc 2017 Sep 18;6(9). Epub 2017 Sep 18.

Vascular Medicine, Institute of Cardiovascular Research, University of Dundee, United Kingdom.

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September 2017

Dietary salt intake in the Australian population.

Public Health Nutr 2017 Aug 17;20(11):1887-1894. Epub 2017 May 17.

1The George Institute for Global Health,The University of Sydney,PO Box M201,Missenden Road,Sydney,NSW 2050,Australia.

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August 2017

Prognostic Value of Variability in Systolic Blood Pressure Related to Vascular Events and Premature Death in Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus: The ADVANCE-ON Study.

Hypertension 2017 08 5;70(2):461-468. Epub 2017 Jun 5.

From the George Institute for Global Health (T.O., M.W., M.J., J.H., J.C.), and Boden Institute of Obesity, Nutrition, Exercise and Eating Disorders, Sydney Medical School (S.C.), University of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia; The George Institute for Global Health, University of Oxford, United Kingdom (M.W.); Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD (M.W.); Departments of Epidemiology (P.M.) and Medicine (P.M.), University of Alabama at Birmingham; Department of Physiology, Royal Melbourne Hospital, University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia (S.H.); University of Milan-Bicocca and Instituto Auxologico Italiano (G.M.); International Centre for Circulatory Health, Imperial College, London, UK (N.P.); Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences, University College London (UCL) and National Institute of Health Research UCL Hospitals Biomedical Research Centre, London, UK (B.W.); and Stroke Prevention Research Unit, Nuffield Department of Clinical Neurosciences, University of Oxford, United Kingdom (P.R.).

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August 2017

Microvascular outcomes in type 2 diabetes - Authors' reply.

Lancet Diabetes Endocrinol 2017 08;5(8):580

The George Institute for Global Health, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW 2050, Australia.

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August 2017

Pregnancy, pregnancy loss, and the risk of cardiovascular disease in Chinese women: findings from the China Kadoorie Biobank.

BMC Med 2017 08 8;15(1):148. Epub 2017 Aug 8.

Clinical Trials Service Unit and Epidemiological Studies Unit, University of Oxford, Old Road Campus, Oxford, OX3 7LF, UK.

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August 2017

Efficacy and Safety of Quarter-Dose Blood Pressure-Lowering Agents: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials.

Hypertension 2017 07 5;70(1):85-93. Epub 2017 Jun 5.

From the George Institute for Global Health (A.B., C.K.C., R.W., A.S., A.P., B.N., D.P., J.T., J.C., M.W., A.R.) and Charles Perkins Centre (C.K.C., B.N.), University of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia; Westmead Hospital, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia (C.K.C., J.T.); The University of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia (S.H., T.U., A.R.); The University of Western Australia, Perth (G.S.H.); Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD (M.C.); Cancer Research UK and UCL Cancer Trials Centre, University College London, United Kingdom (H.-M.D.); Imperial College, London, United Kingdom (B.N., S.T.); Menzies Institute for Medical Research, University of Tasmania, Hobart, Australia (M.N.); Curtin University, Perth, Australia (C.R.); and Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia (A.P., B.N.).

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July 2017

Low- Versus Standard-Dose Alteplase in Patients on Prior Antiplatelet Therapy: The ENCHANTED Trial (Enhanced Control of Hypertension and Thrombolysis Stroke Study).

Stroke 2017 07 15;48(7):1877-1883. Epub 2017 Jun 15.

From the Department of Cardiovascular Sciences, National Institute for Health Research Biomedical Research Unit, University of Leicester, (T.G.R.); George Institute for Global Health, Neurological and Mental Health Division (X.W., H.A., L.B., R.I.L., M.W., J.C., C.S.A.), Faculty of Medicine, University of New South Wales (X.W., H.A., L.B., M.W., J.C., C.S.A.), and Department of Geriatric Medicine, Westmead Clinical School (R.I.L.), University of Sydney, Australia; Stroke Trials Unit, Division of Clinical Neuroscience, University of Nottingham, United Kingdom (P.M.B.); Department of Neurology and Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Cincinnati Neuroscience Institute (J.P.B.); Departments of Clinical Neurosciences and Radiology, Hotchkiss Brain Institute, University of Calgary, Canada (A.M.D.); Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health, University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia (G.A.D.); Department of Neurology, Asan Medical Center, University of Ulsan, Seoul, Korea (J.S.K.); Department of Neurology and Psychiatry, Clinica Alemana de Santiago, Facultad de Medicina, Clinica Alemana Universidad del Desarrollo, Chile (P.M.L., V.V.O.); Departamento de Ciencias Neurológicas, Facultad de Medicina, Universidad de Chile, Santiago (P.M.L.); Department of Neurology, Stroke Center, Linkou Chang Gung Memorial Hospital and College of Medicine, Chang Gung University, Taoyuan, Taiwan (T.-H.L.); Stroke Division of Neurology Service, Hospital de Clinicas de Porto Alegre, University of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil (S.C.O.M.); Department of Neurology, Christian Medical College, Ludhiana, Punjab, India (J.D.P.); Department of Neurology, John Hunter Hospital, University of Newcastle, Australia (M.W.P.); Department of Neurosciences and Behavioral Sciences, Ribeirao Preto Medical School, University of Sao Paulo, Brazil (O.M.P.-N.); Uo Neurologia, USL Umbria 1, Sedi di Citta di Castello e Branca, Italy (S.R.); Department of Cerebrovascular Medicine, National Cerebral and Cardiovascular Center, Suita, Osaka, Japan (S.S.); Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore (V.K.S.); Division of Neurology, National University Hospital, Singapore (V.K.S.); Department of Cerebrovascular Disease, 115 People's Hospital, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam (T.H.N.); The Shanghai Institute for Hypertension, Rui Jin Hospital, Shanghai Jiaotong University School of Medicine, China (J.-G.W.); Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD (M.W.); George Institute for Global Health, University of Oxford, United Kingdom (M.W.); Department of Neurology, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia (C.S.A.); and The George Institute China, Peking University Health Sciences Center, Beijing (C.S.A.).

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July 2017

Incorporating Added Sugar Improves the Performance of the Health Star Rating Front-of-Pack Labelling System in Australia.

Nutrients 2017 Jul 5;9(7). Epub 2017 Jul 5.

The George Institute for Global Health, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 2050, Australia.

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July 2017

Sex differences in the relationship between socioeconomic status and cardiovascular disease: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

J Epidemiol Community Health 2017 Jun 14;71(6):550-557. Epub 2016 Dec 14.

The George Institute for Global Health, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK.

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June 2017

Side effects and tolerability of combination blood pressure lowering according to blood pressure levels: an analysis of the PROGRESS and ADVANCE trials.

J Hypertens 2017 06;35(6):1318-1325

aThe George Institute for Global Health bSydney Medical School, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia cThe George Institute for Global Health, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK dBaker IDI Heart and Diabetes Institute, Melbourne, Australia eCentre Hospitalier de l'Université de Montréal, Montreal, Québec, Canada fUniversity of Melbourne and Royal Melbourne Hospital, Melbourne, Australia gInstitute of Cardiovascular & Medical Sciences, BHF Cardiovascular Research Centre, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK hChinese Hypertension League Institute, Beijing, China iUniversity of Milan-Bicocca and Istituto Auxologico Italiano, Milan, Italy jHôpital Bichat - Claude Bernard and Université Paris 7, Paris, France kInternational Centre for Circulatory Health, Imperial College lNational Institute for Health Research UCL Hospitals Biomedical Research Centre, London, UK.

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June 2017

Understanding the science that supports population-wide salt reduction programs.

J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich) 2017 Jun 27;19(6):569-576. Epub 2017 Mar 27.

Departments of Preventive & Social Medicine, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand.

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June 2017

Cluster-Randomized, Crossover Trial of Head Positioning in Acute Stroke.

N Engl J Med 2017 06;376(25):2437-2447

From the George Institute for Global Health (C.S.A., H.A., L.B., M.L.H., P.M.V., K.R., J.Y.L., M.W.) and Faculty of Medicine (C.S.A., L.B., M.L.H., L.S., K.R., J.Y.L., M.W.), University of New South Wales, the Neurology Department, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Sydney Health Partners (C.S.A.), the Nursing Research Institute, St. Vincent's Health (S.M.), and Australian Catholic University (S.M., C.W.) - all in Sydney; the George Institute China at Peking University Health Science Center (C.S.A., L.S.) and the Department of Neurology, Peking Union Medical College Hospital (B.P., L.C.) Beijing, and the Department of Neurology, 85 Hospital of People's Liberation Army, Shanghai (L.S.) - all in China; the Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, Fukuoka University, Fukuoka, Japan (H.A.); the Department of Neurology and Psychiatry, Clínica Alemana de Santiago (P.L., V.V.O., P.M.V., A.B.), Facultad de Medicina, Clínica Alemana Universidad del Desarrollo (P.L.), and Departamento de Ciencias Neurológicas, Facultad de Medicina, Universidad de Chile (P.L.) - all in Santiago, Chile; the College of Health and Wellbeing, University of Central Lancashire, Preston (M.L.H., D.F., C.E.L., C.W.), the George Institute for Global Health, University of Oxford (M.W.), the Centre for Clinical Brain Sciences, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh (G.E.M.), and the Department of Cardiovascular Sciences and NIHR Biomedical Research Unit, University of Leicester, Leicester (T.R.) - all in the United Kingdom; the Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore (M.W.); the Stroke Service-Neurology Division, Department of Neuroscience and Behavior, Ribeirão Preto School of Medicine, University of São Paulo, São Paulo (O.P.-N.); the Clinical Trials Unit, Department of Pharmacology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Kelaniya, Kelaniya, Sri Lanka (H.A.D.S.); the Department of Neurology, Christian Medical College, Ludhiana, India (J.D.P.); and the Department of Neurology, Kaohsiung Medical University and Hospital, Kaohsiung (R.-T.L.), and the Stroke Center and Department of Neurology, Linkou Chang Gung Memorial Hospital and College of Medicine, Chang Gung University, Taoyuan (T.-H.L.) - both in Taiwan.

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June 2017

Breastfeeding and the Risk of Maternal Cardiovascular Disease: A Prospective Study of 300 000 Chinese Women.

J Am Heart Assoc 2017 Jun 21;6(6). Epub 2017 Jun 21.

Medical Research Council Population Health Research Unit, University of Oxford, United Kingdom

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June 2017

Cumulative in-trial and post-trial effects of blood pressure and lipid lowering: systematic review and meta-analysis.

J Hypertens 2017 05;35(5):905-913

aThe George Institute for Global Health, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia bDepartment of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, Fukuoka University, Fukuoka, Japan cThe George Institute for Global Health, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK dDepartment of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA.

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May 2017

PROX1 gene CC genotype as a major determinant of early onset of type 2 diabetes in slavic study participants from Action in Diabetes and Vascular Disease: Preterax and Diamicron MR Controlled Evaluation study.

J Hypertens 2017 05;35 Suppl 1:S24-S32

aDepartment of Medicine, Gene Medicine Services bDepartment of Medicine cDepartment of Social and Preventive Medicine, Université de Montréal, CRCHUM dDepartment of Software Engineering and the Information Technology, École de Technologie Supérieure, Montreal, Quebec, Canada eThe George Institute for Global Health, University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia fHôpital Bichat, Claude Bernard, Université Paris 7, Paris, France gRoyal Melbourne Hospital, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

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May 2017

Scoring Risk Scores: Considerations Before Incorporating Clinical Risk Prediction Tools Into Your Practice.

Am J Kidney Dis 2017 May;69(5):555-557

The George Institute for Global Health, Sydney, Australia; Concord Repatriation General Hospital, Sydney, Australia. Electronic address:

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May 2017

Graphics and statistics for cardiology: clinical prediction rules.

Heart 2017 04 8;103(7):538-545. Epub 2017 Feb 8.

The George Institute for Global Health, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK.

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April 2017

Gender inequalities in cardiovascular risk factor assessment and management in primary healthcare.

Heart 2017 04 1;103(7):492-498. Epub 2017 Mar 1.

The George Institute for Global Health, Sydney Medical School, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia.

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April 2017

Sex differences in coronary heart disease and stroke mortality: a global assessment of the effect of ageing between 1980 and 2010.

BMJ Glob Health 2017 27;2(2):e000298. Epub 2017 Mar 27.

The George Institute for Global Health, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK.

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March 2017

Referral for Specialist Follow-up and Its Association With Post-discharge Mortality Among Patients With Systolic Heart Failure (from the National Heart Failure Audit for England and Wales).

Am J Cardiol 2017 Feb 1;119(3):440-444. Epub 2016 Nov 1.

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, The George Institute for Global Health, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom; Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Radcliffe Department of Medicine, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom. Electronic address:

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February 2017

Plasma and blood viscosity in the prediction of cardiovascular disease and mortality in the Scottish Heart Health Extended Cohort Study.

Eur J Prev Cardiol 2017 01 17;24(2):161-167. Epub 2016 Oct 17.

2 Institute of Cardiovascular and Medical Sciences, University of Glasgow, UK.

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January 2017

Comparative prognostic performance of definitions of prediabetes: a prospective cohort analysis of the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) study.

Lancet Diabetes Endocrinol 2017 Jan 16;5(1):34-42. Epub 2016 Nov 16.

Department of Epidemiology and the Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology and Clinical Research, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA; Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA. Electronic address:

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January 2017

Absence of Peripheral Pulses and Risk of Major Vascular Outcomes in Patients With Type 2 Diabetes.

Diabetes Care 2016 12 27;39(12):2270-2277. Epub 2016 Sep 27.

The George Institute for Global Health, University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

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December 2016

Phosphodiesterase type-5 inhibitor use in type 2 diabetes is associated with a reduction in all-cause mortality.

Heart 2016 11 26;102(21):1750-1756. Epub 2016 Jul 26.

School of Medicine, and Manchester Academic Health Sciences Centre, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK Leighton Hospital, Crewe, UK.

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November 2016

Plasma Lipidomic Profiles Improve on Traditional Risk Factors for the Prediction of Cardiovascular Events in Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus.

Circulation 2016 Nov 18;134(21):1637-1650. Epub 2016 Oct 18.

From Baker IDI Heart and Diabetes Institute, Melbourne, VIC, Australia (Z.H.A., P.A.M., C.K.B., N.A.M., G.W., P.J.N., B.A.K., P.J.M.); King Fahad Medical City, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia (Z.H.A.); Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, VIC, Australia (Z.H.A., M.J.M., P.J.M.); NHMRC Clinical Trials Centre, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia (J.S., E.H.B.); School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Melbourne, VIC, Australia (A.M.T., S.Z.); Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Sydney, NSW, Australia (D.R.S.); Hópital Bichat-Claude Bernard and Université Paris 7, Paris, France (M.M.); George Institute for Global Health, Sydney, NSW, Australia (B.N., N.R.P., S.Z., G.S.H., J.C., M.W.); University College London and National Institute for Health Research, University College London Hospitals, Biomedical Research Centre, London, UK (B.W.); Department of Cardiology, Royal Perth Hospital/University of Western Australia, Perth, WA, Australia (G.S.H.); George Institute for Global Health, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK (M.W.); and Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD (M.W.).

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November 2016

Obesity Severity and Duration Are Associated With Incident Metabolic Syndrome: Evidence Against Metabolically Healthy Obesity From the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis.

J Clin Endocrinol Metab 2016 11 23;101(11):4117-4124. Epub 2016 Aug 23.

Department of Medicine (M.M.-C.), University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, California; William B. Schwartz Division of Nephrology (M.C.F.), Tufts Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts; Department of Medicine (R.R.K.), Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland; Department of Epidemiology (D.V., M.W., C.A.M.A.), Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland; Division of Public Health Sciences (G.L.B.), Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, North Carolina; The George Institute for Global Health (M.W.), University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom; The George Institute for Global Health (M.W.), University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia; Department of Family Medicine and Public Health (C.A.M.A.), University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, California.

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November 2016

The household economic burden for acute coronary syndrome survivors in Australia.

BMC Health Serv Res 2016 11 8;16(1):636. Epub 2016 Nov 8.

The George Institute for Global Health, Sydney Medical School, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia.

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November 2016

Women's health: a new global agenda.

BMJ Glob Health 2016 1;1(3):e000080. Epub 2016 Nov 1.

The George Institute for Global Health, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK.

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November 2016

Presentations of major peripheral arterial disease and risk of major outcomes in patients with type 2 diabetes: results from the ADVANCE-ON study.

Cardiovasc Diabetol 2016 09 2;15(1):129. Epub 2016 Sep 2.

The George Institute for Global Health, University of Sydney, PO Box M201, Missenden road, Camperdown, Sydney, NSW, 2050, Australia.

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September 2016

Parenthood and the risk of diabetes in men and women: a 7 year prospective study of 0.5 million individuals.

Diabetologia 2016 08 18;59(8):1675-82. Epub 2016 May 18.

Clinical Trial Service Unit and Epidemiological Studies Unit, University of Oxford, Old Road Campus, Oxford, OX3 7LF, UK.

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August 2016

Strategies to meet the need for long-term data.

J Hypertens 2016 08;34(8):1473-9

aThe George Institute for Global Health, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia bThe George Institute for Global Health, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK cDepartment of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA dDepartment of Medical and Surgical Sciences, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy eDepartment of Cardiology, Asklepeion Hospital, Athens, Greece fUniversity of Milano-Bicocca gCentre of Epidemiology and Clinical Trials, IRCSS Istituto Auxologico Italiano, Milan, Italy.

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August 2016

On validation of cardiovascular risk scores.

Authors:
Mark Woodward

BMJ 2016 08 16;354:i4483. Epub 2016 Aug 16.

The George Institute for Global Health, University of Oxford (UK) and University of Sydney (Australia), Oxford OX1 3BD, UK.

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August 2016

Individual variation in urinary sodium excretion among adolescent girls on a fixed intake.

J Hypertens 2016 07;34(7):1290-7

aDepartment of Nutrition Science bDepartment of Statistics, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, USA cThe George Institute for Global Health, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK dThe George Institute for Global Health, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia eDepartment of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland fDepartment of Family Medicine and Public Health, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, California, USA.

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July 2016

Low-Dose versus Standard-Dose Intravenous Alteplase in Acute Ischemic Stroke.

N Engl J Med 2016 Jun 10;374(24):2313-23. Epub 2016 May 10.

From the George Institute for Global Health (C.S.A., R.I.L., H.A., X.C., L.B., M.W., Q.L., X.W., J.C.) and Sydney Medical School (C.S.A., R.I.L., H.A., X.C., L.B., M.W., Q.L., J.C.), University of Sydney, and the Neurology Department, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Sydney Health Partners (C.S.A.), Sydney, the Neurology Department, John Hunter Hospital, and Hunter Medical Research Institute, University of Newcastle, Newcastle, NSW (M.W.P., C.L.), and the Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health, Parkville, VIC (G.A.D.) - all in Australia; the George Institute China, Peking University (C.S.A.), and the Department of Neurology, Peking University First Hospital (Y.H.), Beijing, the Department of Neurology, Xuzhou Central Hospital, Xuzhou (G.C.), the Department of Neurology, the Second Affiliated Hospital of Soochow University, Suzhou (Y.C.), and the Shanghai Institute of Hypertension, Rui Jin Hospital, Shanghai Jiaotong University School of Medicine, Shanghai (J.W.) - all in China; the University of Leicester, Department of Cardiovascular Sciences and National Institute of Health Research Biomedical Research Unit, Leicester (T.R.), the Stroke Trials Unit, Division of Clinical Neuroscience, University of Nottingham, Nottingham (P.M.B.), the Department of Neurosciences, Royal Stoke University Hospital, Stoke-on-Trent (C.R.), and the George Institute for Global Health, University of Oxford, Oxford (M.W.) - all in the United Kingdom; the Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, Fukuoka University, Fukuoka, Japan (H.A.); Clinica Alemana de Santiago, Facultad de Medicina, Clinica Alemana Universidad del Desarrollo (P.M.L., V.V.O.), and Departamento de Ciencias Neurológicas, Facultad de Medicina, Universidad de Chile (P.M.L.), Santiago, Chile; the Department of Neurology, Linkou Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taoyuan, Taiwan (T.-H.L.); the Departments of Neurology and Rehabilitation Medicine and Radiology, University of Cincinnati Neur

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June 2016

Blood Pressure and Risk of Vascular Dementia: Evidence From a Primary Care Registry and a Cohort Study of Transient Ischemic Attack and Stroke.

Stroke 2016 06 10;47(6):1429-35. Epub 2016 May 10.

From the George Institute for Global Health (C.A.E., G.S.-K., A.K., N.C., T.C., S.G.A., H.M., M.W., K.R.), Stroke Prevention Research Unit, Nuffield Department of Clinical Neurosciences (P.M.R., Z.M., S.T.P.), and Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Radcliffe Department of Medicine (K.R.), University of Oxford, United Kingdom; The George Institute for Global Health, University of Sydney, Australia (M.W.); and Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD (M.W.).

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June 2016

Triple therapy combinations for the treatment of type 2 diabetes - A network meta-analysis.

Diabetes Res Clin Pract 2016 Jun 27;116:149-58. Epub 2016 Apr 27.

The Boden Institute of Obesity, Nutrition, Exercise & Eating Disorders, Level 2 Charles Perkins Centre D17, University of Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia.

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June 2016

Effects of a community-based salt reduction program in a regional Australian population.

BMC Public Health 2016 05 11;16:388. Epub 2016 May 11.

The George Institute for Global Health, PO BOX M201, Missenden Road, Camperdown, NSW, 2050, Australia.

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May 2016

Protocol-based management of older adults with hip fractures in Delhi, India: a feasibility study.

Pilot Feasibility Stud 2016 9;2:15. Epub 2016 Mar 9.

Global Surgery, The George Institute for Global Health, University of Oxford, Oxford, OX1 3BD UK.

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March 2016