How is your data being used?

Monday 14 August, 2017


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.

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.

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.

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 99(4): 340-349.

Updated: 14 Aug, 2017