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Validation of a questionnaire for central nervous system aspects of joint pain: the CAP questionnaire (2024)
Journal Article
McWilliams, D., Georgopoulos, V., Patel, J., Millar, B., Smith, S., & Walsh, D. (2024). Validation of a questionnaire for central nervous system aspects of joint pain: the CAP questionnaire. Rheumatology, https://doi.org/10.1093/rheumatology/keae342

Background Neuropathic-like pain, fatigue, cognitive difficulty, catastrophizing, anxiety, sleep disturbance, depression and widespread pain associate with a single factor in people with knee pain. We report the Central Aspects of Pain questionnai... Read More about Validation of a questionnaire for central nervous system aspects of joint pain: the CAP questionnaire.

The association of painful and non-painful morbidities with frailty: a cross sectional analysis of a cohort of community dwelling older people in England (2024)
Journal Article
Chaplin, W. J., Lewis, H. R., Shahtaheri, S. M., Millar, B. S., McWilliams, D. F., Gladman, J. R. F., & Walsh, D. A. (2024). The association of painful and non-painful morbidities with frailty: a cross sectional analysis of a cohort of community dwelling older people in England. BMC Geriatrics, 24, Article 158. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12877-023-04602-w

Introduction The association between chronic pain and frailty might indicate that pain is an independent driver of frailty but might alternatively be explained by inclusion within frailty identification tools of morbidities that commonly lead to chr... Read More about The association of painful and non-painful morbidities with frailty: a cross sectional analysis of a cohort of community dwelling older people in England.

Heading Frequency and Risk of Cognitive Impairment in Retired Male Professional Soccer Players (2023)
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Espahbodi, S., Hogervorst, E., Macnab, T. P., Thanoon, A., Fernandes, G. S., Millar, B., …Zhang, W. (2023). Heading Frequency and Risk of Cognitive Impairment in Retired Male Professional Soccer Players. JAMA Network Open, 6(7), Article e2323822. https://doi.org/10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2023.23822

Importance Although professional soccer players appear to be at higher risk of neurodegenerative disease, the reason remains unknown. Objective To examine whether heading frequency is associated with risk of cognitive impairment in retired profe... Read More about Heading Frequency and Risk of Cognitive Impairment in Retired Male Professional Soccer Players.

Cognitive Impairment and Self-Reported Dementia in UK Retired Professional Soccer Players: A Cross Sectional Comparative Study (2023)
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Macnab, T. P., Espahbodi, S., Hogervorst, E., Thanoon, A., Fernandes, G. S., Millar, B., …Zhang, W. (2023). Cognitive Impairment and Self-Reported Dementia in UK Retired Professional Soccer Players: A Cross Sectional Comparative Study. Sports Medicine - Open, 9, Article 43. https://doi.org/10.1186/s40798-023-00588-2

Background Previous studies based on death certificates have found professional soccer players were more likely to die with neurodegenerative diseases, including dementia. Therefore, this study aimed to investigate whether retired professional male... Read More about Cognitive Impairment and Self-Reported Dementia in UK Retired Professional Soccer Players: A Cross Sectional Comparative Study.

The bidirectional relationship between chronic joint pain and frailty: data from the Investigating Musculoskeletal Health and Wellbeing cohort (2023)
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Chaplin, W. J., McWilliams, D. F., Millar, B. S., Gladman, J. R. F., & Walsh, D. A. (2023). The bidirectional relationship between chronic joint pain and frailty: data from the Investigating Musculoskeletal Health and Wellbeing cohort. BMC Geriatrics, 23(1), Article 273. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12877-023-03949-4

Background: Pain and frailty are associated, but this relationship is insufficiently understood. We aimed to test whether there is a unidirectional or bidirectional relationship between joint pain and frailty. Methods: Data were from Investigating Mu... Read More about The bidirectional relationship between chronic joint pain and frailty: data from the Investigating Musculoskeletal Health and Wellbeing cohort.

Reproducible microbiome composition signatures of anxiety and depressive symptoms (2023)
Journal Article
Kouraki, A., Kelly, A., Vijay, A., Gohir, S., Astbury, S., Georgopoulos, V., …Valdes, A. M. (2023). Reproducible microbiome composition signatures of anxiety and depressive symptoms. Computational and Structural Biotechnology Journal, 21, 5326-5336. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.csbj.2023.10.035

The gut microbiome is a significant contributor to mental health, with growing evidence linking its composition to anxiety and depressive disorders. Gut microbiome composition is associated with signs of anxiety and depression both in clinically diag... Read More about Reproducible microbiome composition signatures of anxiety and depressive symptoms.