The information you have generously provided has been invaluable for research into many conditions including cancer, arthritis, cardiovascular disease and eye disease.
Below is a selection of scientific papers that have recently been published using data from Health 2020 participants. Some of this research has involved researchers from across Australia and around the world.
Chong, E. W., Y. Wang, L. D. Robman, et al. Age Related Macular Degeneration and Total Hip Replacement Due to Osteoarthritis or Fracture: Melbourne Collaborative Cohort Study. PLoS One. 2015 10(9): e0137322.
Del Gobbo, L. C., F. Imamura, S. Aslibekyan, et al. ω-3 Polyunsaturated Fatty Acid Biomarkers and Coronary Heart Disease: Pooling Project of 19 Cohort Studies. JAMA Intern Med. 2016 176(8): 1155-1166.
Dugue, P. A., A. M. Hodge, M. T. Brinkman, et al. Association between selected dietary scores and the risk of urothelial cell carcinoma: A prospective cohort study. Int J Cancer. 2016 139(6): 1251-1260.
Gaudet, M. M., M. Barrdahl, S. Lindstrom, et al. Interactions between breast cancer susceptibility loci and menopausal hormone therapy in relationship to breast cancer in the Breast and Prostate Cancer Cohort Consortium. Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2016 155(3): 531-540.
Heath, A. K., E. J. Williamson, D. Kvaskoff, et al. 25-Hydroxyvitamin D concentration and all-cause mortality: the Melbourne Collaborative Cohort Study. Public Health Nutr. 2016: 1-10.
Hodge, A., E. J. Williamson, J. K. Bassett, et al. Dietary and biomarker estimates of fatty acids and risk of colorectal cancer. Int J Cancer. 2015 137(5): 1224-1234.
Jayasekara, H., R. J. MacInnis, A. M. Hodge, et al. Lifetime alcohol consumption and upper aero-digestive tract cancer risk in the Melbourne Collaborative Cohort Study. Cancer Causes Control. 2015 26(2): 297-301.
Karahalios, A., J. A. Simpson, L. Baglietto, et al. Change in weight and waist circumference and risk of colorectal cancer: results from the Melbourne Collaborative Cohort Study. BMC Cancer. 2016 16: 157.
Michailidou, K., J. Beesley, S. Lindstrom, et al. Genome-wide association analysis of more than 120,000 individuals identifies 15 new susceptibility loci for breast cancer. Nat Genet. 2015 47(4): 373-380.
Rodriguez, A. J., D. Scott, B. Khan, et al. Low Relative Lean Mass is Associated with Increased Likelihood of Abdominal Aortic Calcification in Community-Dwelling Older Australians. Calcif Tissue Int. 2016.
Rudolph, A., R. L. Milne, T. Truong, et al. Investigation of geneenvironment interactions between 47 newly identified breast cancer susceptibility loci and environmental risk factors. Int J Cancer. 2015 136(6): E685-696.