Publications

2009

Kengne AP, Nakamura K, Barzi F, Lam TH, Huxley R, Gu D, Patel A, Kim HC, Woodward M on behalf of the Asia Pacific Cohort Study Collaboration. Smoking, diabetes and cardiovascular diseases in men in the Asia Pacific region.Journal of Diabetes 2009; 1:173-181.

Batty GD, Barzi F, Huxley R, Chang CY, Jee SH, Jamrozik K, Whitlock G, Kim HC, Fang X, Lam TH, Woodward M, for the APCSC Writing Committee. Obesity and liver cancer mortality in Asia: The Asia Pacific Cohort Study Collaboration. Cancer Epidemiology 2009 [Epub ahead of print]

Batty GD, Barzi F, Woodward M, Jamrozik K, Woo J, Kim HK, Ueshima H, Huxley RR. Adult height and cancer mortality: The Asia Pacific Cohort Studies Collaboration. Annals of Oncology 2009 [Epub ahead of print].

Huxley RR, Nakamura K, Lam TH, Barzi F, Batty D, Czernichow S, Ueshima H, Kim HC, Wong JW, Fang X, Feigin V, Woodward M Impact of cigarette smoking on the relationship between body mass index and coronary heart disease: a pooled analysis of 3264 stroke and 2706 CHD events in 378579 individuals in the Asia Pacific region. BMC Public Health 2009; 13:9:294.

O' Seaghdha CM, Perkovic V, Lam TH, McGinn S, Barzi F, Gu DF, Cass A, Suh I, Muntner P, Giles G, Ueshima H, Woodward M, Huxley R. Blood pressure is a major risk factor for renal death: an analysis of 560,352 participants from the Asia-Pacific region. Hypertension 2009 [Epub ahead of print]. DOI: 10.1161/HYPERTENSIONAHA.108. 128413.

Lee CMY, Barzi F, Woodward M, Batty GD, Giles GG, Wong JW, Jamrozik K, Lam TH, Ueshima H, Kim HC, Gu DF, Schooling M, Huxley RR. Adult height and the risks of cardiovascular disease and major causes of death in the Asia-Pacific region: 21,000 deaths in 510,000 men and women. International Journal of Epidemiology 2009;38(4):1060-71.

Nakamura K, Barzi F, Huxley R, Lam TH, Suh I, Woo J, Kim HC, Feigin VL, Gu D, Woodward M. Does cigarette smoking exacerbate the effect of total cholesterol and high-density lipoprotein cholesterol on the risk of cardiovascular diseases? Heart 2009; 95: 909-916.

Ansary-Moghaddam A, Martiniuk A, Lam TH, Jamrozik K, Tamakoshi A, Fang X, Suh I, Barzi F, Huxley R, Woodward M. Smoking and the Risk of Upper Aero Digestive Tract Cancers for Men and Women in the Asia-Pacific Region International Journal of Environment Research and Public Health 2009; 6;1358-1370.

2008

Woodward M, Martiniuk A, Lee CMY, Lam TH, Vanderhoorn S, Ueshima H, Fang X, Kim HC, Rodgers A, Patel A, Jamrozik K, Huxley R. Elevated total cholesterol: its prevalence and population attributable fraction for mortality from coronary heart disease and ischaemic stroke in the Asia-Pacific Region. European Journal of Cardiovascular Prevention & Rehibilitation. 2008; 15: 397-401.

Nakamura K, Barzi F, Lam TH, Huxley R, Feigin VL, Ueshima H, Woo J, Gu D, Ohkubo T, Lawes CMM, Suh I, Woodward M. Cigarette smoking, systolic blood pressure and cardiovascular diseases in the Asia-Pacific region. Stroke 2008; 39: 1694-1702.

Barzi F, Huxley R, Jamrozik K, Lam TH, Ueshima H, Gu D, Kim HC, Woodward M. Association of smoking and smoking cessation with major causes of mortality in the Asia Pacific Region: the Asia Pacific Cohort Studies Collaboration. Tobacco Control 2008; 17: 166-72.

2007

Huxley R, Jamrozik K, Lam TH, Barzi F, Ansary-Moghaddam A, Jiang CQ, Suh I, Woodward M. Impact of smoking and smoking cessation on lung cancer mortality in the Asia-Pacific Region. American Journal of Epidemiology 2007; 165(11)1280-1286.

Asia Pacific Cohort Study Collaboration. Cholesterol, diabetes and major cardiovascular diseases in Asia Pacific region. Diabetologia 50(11):2289-2297.

Kengne AP, Patel A, Barzi F, Jamrozik K, Lam TH, Ueshima H, Gu DF, Suh I, Woodward M. Systolic blood pressure, diabetes and the risk of cardiovascular diseases in the Asia-Pacific region. Journal of Hypertension 2007; 25: 1205-1213.

Lee CMY, Martiniuk ALC, Woodward M, Feigin V, Gu DF, Jamrozik K, Lam TH, Ni Mhurchu C, Pan WH, Suh I, Ueshema H, Woo J, Huxley R. The burden of overweight and obesity in the Asia-Pacific region. Obesity Reviews 2007; 8: 191-196.

Woodward M, Barzi F, Feigin V, Gu D, Huxley R, Nakamura K, Patel A, Ho S, Jamrozik K. Associations between high density lipoprotein cholesterol and both stroke and coronary heart disease in the Asia Pacific region. European Heart Journal 2007; 28: 2653-2660.

Ansary-Moghaddam A, Huxley R, Lam TH, Ohkubo T, Fang X, Jee SH, Woodward M. The impact of modifiable risk factors on mortality from prostate cancer in populations of the Asia-Pacific Region. Asian Pacific Journal of Cancer Prevention 2007; 8: 199-205.

Ansary-Moghaddam A, Huxley R, Lam TH, Ueshima H, Gu DF, Kim HC, Woodward M. The role of lifestyle risk factors on mortality from colorectal cancer in populations of the Asia-Pacific Region. Asian Pacific Journal of Cancer Prevention 2007; 8: 191-198.

Martiniuk AL, Lee CM, Lawes CM, Ueshima H, Suh I, Lam TH, Gu D, Feigin V, Jamrozik K, Ohkubo T, Woodward M. Hypertension: its prevalence and population attributable fraction for mortality from cardiovascular disease in the Asia-Pacific region. Journal of Hypertension 2007; 25: 73-79.

Barzi F, Patel A, Gu D, Sritara P, Lam TH, Rodgers A, Woodward M. Cardiovascular risk prediction tools for populations in Asia. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health 2007; 61: 115-121.

Lee CMY, Huxley R, Lam TH, Martiniuk ALC, Ueshema H, Pan WH, Welborn T, Woodward M. Prevalence of diabetes mellitus and population attributable fractions for coronary heart disease and stroke mortality in the WHO South-East Asia and Western Pacific regions. Asia Pacific Journal of Clinical Nutrition 2007; 16: 187-192.

2006

Woodward M, Barzi F, Martiniuk A, Fang X, Gu DF, Imai Y, Lam TH, Pan WH, Rodgers A, Suh I, Sun HJ, Ueshima H, Huxley R. Cohort profile: The Asia Pacific Cohort Studies Collaboration. International Journal of Epidemilogy 2006; 35: 1412-1416.

Ansary-Moghaddam A, Huxley R, Barzi F, Lawes C, Ohkubo T, Fang X, Jee SH, Woodward M. The impact of modifiable risk factors on pancreatic cancer mortality in populations of the Asia-Pacific Region: the Asia Pacific Cohort Studies Collaboration. Cancer Epidemiology Biomarkers & Prevention 2006; 15: 24352440.

Patel A, Barzi F, Woodward M, Ni Mhurchu C, Ohkubo T, Lam TH, Welborn T. An evaluation of metabolic risks for coronary death in the Asia Pacific region. Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice 2006; 74(3): 274-281.

Huxley R, Barzi F, Lam TH, Lawes CMM, Woo J, Woodward M. The impact of cardiovascular risk factors on the age-related excess risk of coronary heart disease International Journal of Epidemilogy 2006; 35: 1025-1033.

Ni Mhurchu C, Parag V, Woo J, Lam TH, Woodward M, Bennett D. Central obesity and cardiovascular disease in the Asia Pacific region. Asia Pacific Journal of Clinical Nutrition 2006; 15: 287-292.

Martiniuk AL, Lee CM, Lam TH, Huxley R, Suh I, Jamrozik K, Gu DF, Woodward M. The fraction of ischaemic heart disease and stroke attributable to smoking in the WHO Western Pacific and South-East Asian regions. Tobacco Control 2006; 15: 181-188.

Ni Mhurchu C, Prasad V, Nakamura M, Patel A, Rodgers A, Lam T. Body mass index and the risk of diabetes mellitus in the Asia-Pacific region. Asia Pacific Journal of Clinical Nutrition 2006; 15: 127-33.

Woodward M, Barzi F, Lam TH, Jamrozik K, Ueshima H, Patel A. Coronary risk prediction for those with and without diabetes. European Journal of Cardiovascular Prevention & Rehibilitation. 2006; 13: 30-36.

2005

Rodgers A, Lam TH, Suh I, Feigin V, Lin RB, Woodward M. Joint effects of systolic blood pressure and serum cholesterol on cardiovascular disease in the Asia Pacific Region. Circulation 2005; 112(22): 3384-3390.

Huxley R, Woodward M, Barzi F, Wong JW, Pan WH, Patel A. Does sex matter in the associations between classical risk factors and fatal coronary heart disease? Journal of Womens Health 2005; 14: 820-828.

Feigin V, Parag V, Lawes CMM, Rodgers, A, Suh, Il, Woodward, M, Jamrozik, K, Ueshima, H. Smoking and elevated blood pressure are the most important risk factors for subarachnoid hemorrhage in the Asia-Pacific Region: an overview of 26 cohorts involving 306,620 participants. Stroke 2005; 36(7): 1360-1365.

Woodward M, Huxley H, Lam TH, Barzi F, Lawes CM, Ueshima H. A comparison of the associations between risk factors and cardiovascular disease in Asia and Australasia. European Journal of Cardiovascular Prevention & Rehibilitation. 2005; 12: 484-491.

Woodward M, Lam TH, Barzi F, Patel A, Gu D, Rodgers A, Suh I. Smoking, quitting and the risk of cardiovascular disease amongst women and men in the Asia-Pacific region. International Journal of Epidemiology 2005; 34: 1036-1045.

Barzi F, Patel A, Woodward M, Lawes CM, Ohkubo T, Gu D, Lam TH, Ueshima H. A comparison of lipid variables as predictors of cardiovascular disease in the Asia Pacific region. Annals of Epidemiology 2005: 15: 405-413.

2004

Ni Mhurchu C, Rodgers A, Pan WH, Gu DF, Woodward M. Body mass index and cardiovascular disease in the Asia-Pacific Region: an overview of 33 cohorts involving 310 000 participants. International Journal of Epidemiology 2004; 33: 751-758.

Patel A, Barzi F, Jamrozik K, Lam TH, Ueshima H, Whitlock G, Woodward M. Serum triglycerides as a risk factor for cardiovascular diseases in the Asia Pacific region. Circulation 2004; 110: 2678-2686.

Lawes CMM, Parag V, Bennett DA, Suh I, Lam TH, Whitlock G, Barzi F, Pan WH, Rodgers A. Blood g;lucose and risk of cardiovascular diseasse in the Asia Pacific region. Diabetes Care 2004; 27: 2836-2842.

2003

Lawes CM, Bennett DA, Parag V, Woodward M, Whitlock G, Lam TH, Suh I, Rodgers A. Blood pressure indices and cardiovascular disease in the Asia Pacific region: a pooled analysis. Hypertension 2003; 42: 69-75.

Zhang X, Patel A, Horibe H, Wu Z, Barzi F, Rodgers A, MacMahon S, Woodward M. Cholesterol, coronary heart disease and stroke in the Asia Pacific region. International Journal of Epidemiology 2003; 32: 563-572.

Lawes C, Rodgers A, Bennett D, Parag V, Suh I, Ueshima H, MacMahon S). Blood pressure and cardiovascular disease in the Asia-Pacific region. Journal of Hypertension 2003; 21: 707-16.

Woodward M, Zhang X, Barzi F, Pan W, Ueshima H, Rodgers A, MacMahon S. The effects of diabetes mellitus on the risks of major cardiovascular diseases and death in the Asia-Pacific region. Diabetes Care 2003; 26: 360-366.

1999

Zhang XH, MacMahon S, Rodgers A, Neal B. Determinants of cardiovascular disease in the Asia Pacific region: protocol for a collaborative overview of cohort studies. CVD Prevention 1999; 2(4):281-289.