HALCyon publications

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Alfred T, Ben-Shlomo Y, Cooper R, Hardy R, Cooper C, Deary IJ, Elliott J, Gunnell D, Harris SE, Kivimaki M, Kumari M, Martin RM, Power C, Sayer AA, Starr JM, Kuh D, Day IN; HALCyon Study Team.   Associations between APOE and low-density lipoprotein cholesterol genotypes and cognitive and physical capability: the HALCyon programme. Age (Dordr). 2014;36(4):9673.

Alfred T, Ben-Shlomo Y, Cooper R, Hardy R, Deary IJ, Elliott J, Harris SE, Kivimaki M, Kumari M, Power C, Starr JM, Kuh D, Day INM and the HALCyon study team. Investigations between a polymorphism in the pleiotropic GCKR and age-related phenotypes: the HALCyon programmePLoS One 2013 Jul 23;8(7):e70045.

Alfred T, Ben-Shlomo Y, Cooper R, Hardy R, Cooper C,  Deary IJ, Elliott J, Harris SE, Hypponen E, Kivimaki M, Kumari M, Maddock J, Power C, Starr JM, Kuh D, Day INM and the HALCyon study team.  Associations between genetic variants influencing biomarkers of nutrition and cognitive capabilty in older adults: the HALCyon programme.  Journal of Nutrition 2013 May;143(5):606-12.

Alfred, T, Ben-Shlomo, Y, Cooper, R, Hardy, R, Cooper, C, Deary, IJ, Gunnell, D, Harris, SE, Kumari, M, Martin, RM, Sayer, AA, Starr, JM, Kuh, D, Day, INM. Genetic markers of bone and joint health and physical capability in older adults: the HALCyon programme. Bone 2013 Jan;52(1):278-285.

Alfred T, Ben-Shlomo Y, Cooper R, Hardy R, Cooper C, Deary IJ, Gaunt TR, Gunnell D, Harris SE, Kumari M, Martin RM, Sayer AA, Starr JM, Kuh D, Day IN, the HALCyon study team. A Multi-Cohort Study of Polymorphisms in the GH/IGF Axis and Physical Capability: The HALCyon Programme. PLoS ONE 2012; 7(1):e29883.

Alfred T, Ben-Shlomo Y, Cooper R, Hardy R, Cooper C , Deary IJ , Elliott J, Gunnell D, Harris SE , Kumari M, Kivimaki M, Martin R , Power C, Aihie Sayer A, Starr JM , Kuh D, Day INM and the HALCyon study team. Absence of association of a single-nucleotide polymorphism in the TERT-CLPTM1L locus with age-related phenotypes in a large multicohort study: the HALCyon programme. Aging Cell 2011; 10(3): 520-532.
 
Alfred T, Ben-Shlomo Y, Cooper R, Hardy R, Cooper C, Deary IJ, Gunnell D, Harris SE, Kumari M, Martin R,  Moran CN, Pitsiladis YP, Ring SM, Aihie Sayer A, Davey Smith G, Starr JM, Kuh D, Day INM and the HALCyon study team. ACTN3 genotype, athletic status and life course physical capability: meta-analysis of the literature and nine studies. Human Mutation 2011; 32(9):1008-1018.

Allerhand M, Gale CR, Deary IJ. The dynamic relationship between cognitive function and positive well-being in older people: a prospective study using the English Longitudinal Study of Aging.  Psychology and Aging. 2014 Jun;29(2):306-18. 

Birnie K, Cooper R, Martin RM, Kuh D, Aihie Sayer A, Alvarado BE, Bayer A, Christensen K, Cho S, Cooper C, Corley J, Craig L, Deary IJ, Demakakos P, Ebrahim S, Gallacher J, Gow AJ, Gunnell D, Haas S, Hemmingsson T, Inskip H, Jang S, Noronha K, Osler M, Palloni A, Rasmussen F, Santos-Eggimann B, Spagnoli J, Starr J, Steptoe A, Syddall H, Tynelius P, Weir D, Whalley LJ, Zunzunegui MV, Ben-Shlomo Y, Hardy R on behalf of the HALCyon study team. Childhood socioeconomic position and objectively measured physical capability levels in adulthood: a systematic review and meta-analysis. PLoS ONE 2011; 6(1):e15564. 

Birnie K, Martin RM, Gallacher J, Bayer A, Gunnell D, Ebrahim S, Ben-Shlomo Y. Socio-economic disadvantage from childhood to adulthood and locomotor function in old age: a lifecourse analysis of the Boyd Orr and Caerphilly prospective studies. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health 2011; 65(11):1014-23. (associated HALCyon publication).

Clouston S, Brewster P, Kuh D, Richards M, Cooper R, Hardy R, Rubin M, Hofer S. The dynamic relationship between physical function and cognition in longitudinal aging cohorts. Epidemiologic Reviews 2013 Jan 24.

Clouston SAP, Kuh D, Herd P, Elliott J, Richards M, Hofer SM. Benefits of educational attainment on adult fluid cognition: international evidence from three birth cohorts. International Journal of Epidemiology 2012; 41(6):1729-36.

Cooper R, Stafford M, Hardy R, Aihie Sayer A, Ben-Shlomo Y, Cooper C, Craig L, Deary IJ, Gallacher J, McNeill G, Starr JM, Kuh D and Gale CR on behalf of the HALCyon study team. Physical capability and subsequent positive mental wellbeing in older people: findigns from five HALCyon cohorts.  Age 2014;36:445-456.

Cooper R, Mishra GD, Kuh D. Physical activity across adulthood and physical performance in midlife. American Journal of Preventive Medicine 2011; 41(4):376-384.

Cooper R, Hardy R, Aihie Sayer A, Ben-Shlomo Y, Birnie K, Cooper C, Craig L, Deary IJ, Demakakos P, Gallacher J, McNeill G, Martin RM, Starr JM, Steptoe A and Kuh D on behalf of the HALCyon study team. Age and gender differences in physical capability levels from mid-life onwards: the harmonisation of data from eight UK cohort studies. PLoS ONE 2011; 6(11):e27899.
 
Cooper R, Huisman M, Kuh D, Deeg DJH. Do positive psychological characteristics modify the associations of physical performance with functional decline and institutionalisation? Findings from the Longitudinal Aging Study Amsterdam. Journal of Gerontology: Social Sciences 2011; 66:468-477.

Cooper R, Kuh D, Cooper C, Gale CR, Lawlor DA, Matthews F, Hardy R and the FALCon and HALCyon study teams. Objective measures of physical capability and subsequent health: a systematic review. Age and Ageing 2011; 40:14-23.

Cooper R, Kuh D, Hardy R and the Mortality Review Group on behalf of the FALCon and HALCyon study teams. Objectively measured physical capability levels and mortality: a systematic review and meta-analysis.  British Medical Journal 2010; 341:c4467.
* Press releases were prepared for the publication of the physical capability and mortality review published in the British Medical Journal and time was spent communicating the findings to a number of journalists. The paper received wide news coverage and was reported in national newspapers, including the Independent, Guardian and Daily Mail, radio news reports and internationally on internet news sites.

Dodds R, Denison HJ, Ntani G, Cooper R, Cooper C, Sayer AA and Baird J. Birth weight and muscle strength: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Journal of Nutrition, Health and Aging 2012; 16(7):609-15 (associated HALCyon publication).

Elliott J, Gale C, Parsons S, Kuh D and the HALCyon study team. Neighbourhood cohesion and mental wellbeing among older adults: A mixed method approach. Social Science & Medicine 107C (2014), pp. 44-51.

Elliott J, Gale C, Kuh D, Parsons S. A qualitative sub-study of the National Study of Health and Development and the Hertfordshire Cohort Study.Centre for Longitudinal Studies Cohort Studies Working paper 2011/5.

Gale CR, Booth T, Mottus R, Kuh D, Deary IJ.  Neuroticism and Extraversion in Youth Predict Mental Wellbeing and Life Satifaction 40 Years Later.  Journal of Research in Personality, Volume 47, Issue 6, December 2013, Pages 687-697.

Gale CR, Allerhand M, Deary IJ.  Is there a bidirectional relationship between depressive symptoms and cognitive ability in older people?  A prospective study using the English LOngitudinal Study of Ageing. Psychological Medicine, 2012,42:2057-6.

Gale CR, Cooper R, Craig L, Elliott J, Kuh D, Richards M, Starr JM, Whalley LJ, Deary IJ on behalf of the HALCyon Study Team.  Cognitive Function in Childhood and Lifetime Cognitive Change in Relation to Mental Wellbeinv in Four Cohorts of Older People.  PLoS ONE, 2012; 7(9): e44860.

Gale C, Dennison E, Cooper C, Aihie Sayer A. Neighbourhood environment and positive mental health in older people: the Hertfordshire Cohort Study. Health and Place 2011; 17(4):867-74 (associated HALCyon publication).

Gale, CR, Aihie Sayer A, Cooper C, Dennison E, Starr J, Whalley L, Gallacher J, Ben-Shlomo Y, Kuh D, Hardy R, Craig L, Deary IJ and the HALCyon study team.  Factors associated with symptoms of anxiety and depression in five cohorts of community-based older people: the HALCyon (Healthy Ageing across the Life Course) Programme. Psychological Medicine 2011; 41(10):2057-73.

Gale CR, Deary IJ, Kuh D, Huppert FA, Richards M. Neuroticism in adolescence and cognitive function in mid life in the British 1946 birth cohort: the HALCyon programme.  Journal of Gerontology: Psychological Science 2010; 65B:50-6.

Gale CR, Allerhand M, Aihie Sayer A, Cooper C, Dennison E, Starr J, Ben-Shlomo Y, Gallacher J, Kuh D, Deary IJ. The structure of the Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale in four cohorts of community-based, healthy older people. International Psychogeriatrics 2010; 22:559-71. 

Gardner M, Bann D, Wiley L, Cooper R, Hardy R, Nitsch D, Martin-Ruiz C, Shiels P, Aihie Sayer A, Barbieri M, Bekaert S, Bischoff C, Brooks-Wilson A, Chen W, Cooper C, Christensen K, De Meyer T, Deary I, Der G, Diez Roux A, Fitzpatrick A, Hajat A, Halaschek-Wiener J, Harris S, Hunt SC, Jagger C, Jeon H-S, Kaplan R, Kimura M, Lansdorp P, Li C, Maeda T, Mangino M, Nawrot TS, Nilsson P, Nordfjall K, Paolisso G, Ren F, Riabowol K, Robertson T, Roos G, Staessen JA, Spector T, Tang N, Unryn B, van der Harst P, Woo J, Xing C, Yadegarfar ME, Park JY, Young N, Kuh D, von Zglinicki T, Ben-Shlomo Y and the Halcyon study team. Gender and telomere length: systematic review and meta-analysis. Experimental Gerontology, 2014 Mar;51:15-27.

Gardner MP, Martin-Ruiz C, Cooper R, Hardy R, Sayer AA, Cooper C, Deary IJ, Gallacher J, Harris SE, Shiels PG, Starr JM, Kuh D, von Zglinicki T, Ben-Shlomo Y and the HALCyon study team.Telomere length and physical performance at older ages:an individual participant meta-analysis.  PLoS One,2013 8(7): e69526.

Gardner MP, Lightman S, Sayer AA, Cooper C, Cooper R, Deeg D, Ebrahim S, Gallacher J, Kivimaki M, Kumari M, Kuh D, Martin R, Peeters G, Ben-Shlomo Y and the Halcyon study team. Dysregulation of the hypothalamic pituitary adrenal (HPA) axis and physical performance at older ages: an individual participant meta-analysis. Psychoneuroendocrinology, 2013 Jan;38(1):40-9. 

Gardner M, Lightman S, Gallacher J, Hardy R, Kuh D, Ebrahim S, Bayer T, Ben-Shlomo Y. Diurnal cortisol patterns are associated with physical performance in the Caerphilly Prospective Study (CaPS). International Journal of Epidemiology 2011; 40(6):1693-702.

Gow A, Johnson W, Mishra G, Richards M, Kuh D, Deary I. Is age kinder to the initially more able?: Yes, and no. Intelligence 2012; 40:49-59.

Hardy R, Cooper R, Aihie Sayer A, Ben-Shlomo Y, Cooper C, Deary IJ, Demakakos P, Gallacher J, Martin RM, McNeill G, Starr JM, Steptoe A, Syddall H, Kuh D on behalf of the HALCyon study team. Body mass index, muscle strength and physical performance in older adults from eight cohort studies: the HALCyon programme. PLoS ONE, 2013;8(2):e56483.

Kuh D, Karunananthan S, Bergman H, Cooper R.  A life course approach to healthy ageing:maintaining physical capability.   Proceedings of the Nutrition Society 2014 Jan 23:1-12.

Kuh et al: A life course approach to physical capability: findings from the HALCyon research programmeBode and Scheidt-Nave (eds): European Workshop on Health and Disability Surveillance in Ageing Populations (EUWAP). BMC Proceedings 2013, Volume 7, Supplement 4:S4BMC Proceedings 2013, 7(Suppl 4):S4.

Kuh D, Cooper R, Richards M, Gale C, von Zglinicki T, Guralnik J. A life course approach to healthy ageing: The HALCyon programme. Public Health 2012; 126(3):193-5.

Kuh D, NDA Preparatory Network.  Unconventional views of frality.  Guest editorial.  A life course approach to healthy aging, frality, and capability. Journal of Gerontology: Medical Sciences, 2007;62A:717-721.  

Martin-Ruiz CM, Baird D, Roger L, Boukamp P, Krunic D, Cawthon R, Dokter MM, van der Harst P, Bekaert S, de Meyer T, Roos G, Svenson U, Codd V, Samani NJ, McGlynn L, Shiels PG, Pooley KA, Dunning AM, Cooper R, Wong A, Kingston A, von Zglinicki T.  Reproducibility of telomere length assessment: an international collaborative study. International  Journal of Epidemiology. 2014 Sep 19. pii: dyu191.

Mishra G, Gale C, Aihie Sayer A, Cooper C, Dennison E, Whalley L, Craig L, Kuh D, Deary I. How useful are the SF-36 subscales in older people: Mokken scaling of data from the HALCyon Programme. Quality of Life Research 2011; 20(7):1005-10. 

Mulla UZ, Cooper R, Mishra GD, Kuh D, Stephen AM. Adult macronutrient intake and physical capability in the MRC National Survey of Health and Development.  Age and Ageing2013;42(1):81-7.

Mulla U, Mishra GD, Richards M, Prynne CJ, Stephen AM and the HALCyon team. Major fruits as a common marker in cross-cohort analysis using dietary data acquired through different instruments. Annals of Nutrition & Metabolism 2009; 55 Supp 1:601 (abstract).

Murray ET, Ben-Shlomo Y, Tilling K, Southall H, Aucott P, Kuh D, Hardy R. Area deprivation across the life course and physical capability in mid-life: findings from the 1946 British Birth Cohort. American Journal of Epidemiology 2013;178(3):441-50.

Murray ET, Southall H, Aucott P, Tilling K, Kuh D, Hardy R, Ben-Shlomo Y. Challenges in examining area effects across the life course on physical capability in mid-life: Findings from the 1946 British Birth Cohort. Health and Place, 2012; 18(2):366-74.

Murray ET, Strand BH, Hardy R, Cooper R, Guralnik J, Kuh D. Gender and life course socioeconomic differences in trajectories of functional limitations in midlife: findings from the 1946 British birth cohort. Journal of Gerontology: Medical Sciences2011; 66(12):1350-9.

Parsons S, Gale C, Kuh D, Elliott J. Physical capability and the advantages and disadvantages of ageing: perceptions of older age by men and women in two British cohorts. Ageing and Society 34, no. 03 (March 2014): 452-71. 

Pierce MB, Silverwood RJ, Nitsch D, Adams JE, Stephen AM, Nip W, Macfarlane P, Wong A, Richards M, Hardy R, Kuh D; on behalf of the NSHD Scientific and Data Collection Teams. Clinical Disorders in a Post War British Cohort Reaching Retirement: Evidence from the First National Birth Cohort Study. PLoS One 2012;7(9):e44857.

Stafford M, Gardner, Kumari M, Kuh D, Be-Shlomo Y. Social isolation and diurnal cortisol patterns in an ageing cohort.  Psychoneuroendocrinology 2013 Aug 3. pii: S0306-4530(13)00252-7

Strand BH, Cooper R, Hardy R, Kuh D and Guralnik JM. Lifelong socioeconomic position and physical performance in midlife: Results from the British 1946 birth cohort. European Journal of Epidemiology 2011; 26(6):475-483.

von Zglinicki T. Will your telomeres tell your future? British Medical Journal 2012; 344:e1727.