• Blood pressure and mortality: using offspring blood pressure as an instrument for own blood pressure in the HUNT study 

      Wade, Kaitlin H; Carslake, David; Nilsen, Tom Ivar Lund; Timpson, Nicholas J.; Davey Smith, George; Romundstad, Pål Richard (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2015)
      Given that observational associations may be inaccurate, we used offspring blood pressure (BP) to provide alternative estimates of the associations between own BP and mortality. Observational associations between BP and ...
    • Is disrupted sleep a risk factor for Alzheimer's disease? Evidence from a two-sample Mendelian randomization analysis 

      Anderson, Emma L.; Richmond, Rebecca C.; Jones, Samuel E.; Hemani, Gibran; Wade, Kaitlin H; Dashti, Hassan S.; Lane, Jaqueline; Wang, Heming; Saxena, Richa; Brumpton, Ben Michael; Korologou-Linden, Roxanna; Nielsen, Jonas Bille; Åsvold, Bjørn Olav; Abecasis, Goncalo; Coulthard, Elizabeth; Kyle, Simon D.; Beaumont, Robin N.; Tyrell, Jessica; Frayling, Timothy M; Munafo, Marcus R; Wood, Andrew R; Ben-Shlomo, Yoav; Howe, Laura D; Lawlor, Deborah A.; Weedon, Michael N; Smith, George Davey (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      Background It is established that Alzheimer’s disease (AD) patients experience sleep disruption. However, it remains unknown whether disruption in the quantity, quality or timing of sleep is a risk factor for the onset ...