How is your data being used?

Monday 12 September, 2016

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.

Updated: 12 Sep, 2016