Adult height, coronary heart disease and stroke: a multi-locus Mendelian randomization meta-analysis.

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Abstract

We investigated causal effect of completed growth, measured by adult height, on coronary heart disease (CHD), stroke and cardiovascular traits, using instrumental variable (IV) Mendelian randomization meta-analysis.

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Authors
  • Eveline Nüesch
  • Caroline Dale
  • Tom M Palmer
  • Jon White
  • Brendan J Keating
  • Erik Pa van Iperen
  • Anuj Goel
  • Sandosh Padmanabhan
  • Folkert W Asselbergs
  • W M Verschuren
  • C Wijmenga
  • Y T Van der Schouw
  • N C Onland-Moret
  • Leslie A Lange
  • G K Hovingh
  • Suthesh Sivapalaratnam
  • Richard W Morris
  • Peter H Whincup
  • Goya S Wannamethe
  • Tom R Gaunt
  • Shah Ebrahim
  • Laura Steel
  • Nikhil Nair
  • Alexander P Reiner
  • Charles Kooperberg
  • James F Wilson
  • Jennifer L Bolton
  • Stela McLachlan
  • Jacqueline F Price
  • Mark Wj Strachan
  • Christine M Robertson
  • Marcus E Kleber
  • Graciela Delgado
  • Winfried März
  • Anna F Dominiczak
  • Martin Farrall
  • Hugh Watkins
  • Maarten Leusink
  • Anke H Maitland-van der Zee
  • Mark Ch de Groot
  • Frank Dudbridge
  • Aroon Hingorani
  • Yoav Ben-Shlomo
  • Debbie A Lawlor
  • A Amuzu
  • M Caufield
  • A Cavadino
  • J Cooper
  • T L Davies
  • F Drenos
  • J Engmann
  • C Finan
  • C Giambartolomei
  • R Hardy
  • S E Humphries
  • E Hypponen
  • M Kivimaki
  • D Kuh
  • M Kumari
  • K Ong
  • V Plagnol
  • C Power
  • M Richards
  • S Shah
  • T Shah
  • R Sofat
  • P J Talmud
  • N Wareham
  • H Warren
  • J C Whittaker
  • A Wong
  • D Zabaneh
  • George Davey Smith
  • Jonathan C Wells
  • David A Leon
  • Michael V Holmes
  • Juan P Casas
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Subject classification (UKÄ) – MANDATORY

  • Public Health, Global Health, Social Medicine and Epidemiology
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1927-1937
JournalInternational Journal of Epidemiology
Volume45
Issue number6
Early online date2015 May 15
Publication statusPublished - 2016
Publication categoryResearch
Peer-reviewedYes