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19952019
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Research Output 1995 2019

2019
Vitamin B Complex
Folic Acid
Health
Methylenetetrahydrofolate Reductase (NADPH2)
Neural Tube Defects

Adequate vitamin B12 and riboflavin status from menus alone in residential care facilities in the Lower Mainland, British Columbia

Whitfield, K. C., da Silva, L., Feldman, F., Singh, S., McCann, A., McAnena, L. B., Ward, M., McNulty, H., Barr, S. & Green, T., 1 Apr 2019, In : Applied Physiology, Nutrition, and Metabolism. 44, 4, p. 414-419 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Residential Facilities
British Columbia
Riboflavin
Vitamin B 12
Glutathione Reductase
1 Citation (Scopus)
Open Access
File
Folic Acid
Methylation
Randomized Controlled Trials
Pregnancy
Genetic Promoter Regions
1 Citation (Scopus)
Open Access
File
Third Pregnancy Trimester
Second Pregnancy Trimester
DNA Methylation
Folic Acid
Randomized Controlled Trials

B-vitamins in Relation to Depression in Older Adults Over 60 Years of Age: The Trinity Ulster Department of Agriculture (TUDA) Cohort Study

Moore, K., Hughes, C., Hoey, L., Ward, M., Cunningham, C., Molloy, A. M., Strain, S., McCarroll, K., Casey, M., Tracey, F., Laird, E., O'Kane, M. & McNulty, H., 1 May 2019, In : Journal of the American Medical Directors Association. 20, 5, p. 551-557

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Vitamin B Complex
Agriculture
Cohort Studies
Depression
Vitamin B 6
Open Access
File
Third Pregnancy Trimester
Second Pregnancy Trimester
First Pregnancy Trimester
Folic Acid
Randomized Controlled Trials
1 Citation (Scopus)

Hyperglycemia and metformin use are associated with B-vitamin deficiency and cognitive dysfunction in older adults

Porter, K., Ward, M., Hughes, C., O'Kane, M., Hoey, L., McCann, A., Molloy, A. M., Cunningham, C., Casey, M., Tracey, F., Strain, S., McCarroll, K., Laird, E., Gallagher, A. M. & McNulty, H., 1 Oct 2019, In : The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism. 104, 10, p. 4837-4847 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Vitamin B Deficiency
Vitamin B Complex
Metformin
Hyperglycemia
Biomarkers
Methylenetetrahydrofolate Reductase (NADPH2)
Cardiovascular Diseases
Blood Pressure
Serum
Genotype

Suboptimal Biochemical Riboflavin Status Is Associated with Lower Hemoglobin and Higher Rates of Anemia in a Sample of Canadian and Malaysian Women of Reproductive Age

Aljaadi, A., How, R. E., Loh, S. P., Hunt, S., Karakochuk, C. D., Barr, S. I., McAnena, L. B., Ward, M., McNulty, H., Khor, G. L., Devlin, A. M. & Green, T., 1 Nov 2019, In : Journal of Nutrition. 149, 11, p. 1952-1959 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Riboflavin
Riboflavin Deficiency
Glutathione Reductase
Anemia
Hemoglobins
2018
3 Citations (Scopus)

A holistic approach to healthy ageing: how can people live longer, healthier lives?

Calder, P. C., Carding, S. R., Christopher, G., Kuh, D., Langley-Evans, S. C. & McNulty, H., 3 Jun 2018, In : Journal of Human Nutrition and Dietetics. 31, p. 439-450 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Life Style
Health
Diet
Emotional Intelligence
Sedentary Lifestyle
3 Citations (Scopus)

Assessing biomarker status of vitamin B12 in the laboratory: no simple solution

Hughes, C. & McNulty, H., 1 Mar 2018, In : Annals of Clinical Biochemistry. 55, 2, p. 188-189 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Open Access
File
5 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access
File
Breakfast
breakfast
nutritional adequacy
nutrient intake
Diet
19 Citations (Scopus)

Diet, nutrition and the ageing brain: current evidence and new directions

Moore, K., Hughes, C., Ward, M., Hoey, L. & McNulty, H., 31 May 2018, In : PROCEEDINGS OF THE NUTRITION SOCIETY. 77, 2, p. 152-163

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Open Access
File
Depression
Diet
Vitamin B Complex
Brain
Dementia
6 Citations (Scopus)

Effect of Area-Level Socioeconomic Deprivation on Risk of Cognitive Dysfunction in Older Adults

McCann, A., McNulty, H., Rigby, J., Hughes, C., Hoey, L., Molloy, A. M., Cunningham, C. J., Casey, M. C., Tracey, F., O'Kane, M. J., McCarroll, K., Ward, M., Moore, K., Strain, JJ. & Adrian, M., 12 Feb 2018, In : Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. 66, 7, p. 1269-1275

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Dementia
Health
Agriculture
Ireland
Anxiety
6 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access
File
Folic Acid
Emotional Intelligence
Psychology
Pregnancy
Mothers
11 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access
File
Third Pregnancy Trimester
Second Pregnancy Trimester
DNA Methylation
Folic Acid
Epigenomics
2 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access
File
Folic Acid
Mothers
Health
Neural Tube Defects
Pregnancy
1 Citation (Scopus)

Systematic Review of Observational Studies with Dose-Response Meta-Analysis between Folate Intake and Status Biomarkers in Adults and the Elderly

Novakovic, R., Geelen, A., Ristic-Medic, D., Nikolic, M., Souverein, O. W., McNulty, H., Duffy, M., Hoey, L., Dullemeijer, C., Renkema, J. M. S., Gurinovic, M., Glibetic, M., de Groot, L. C. P. G. M. & van't Veer, P., 31 Jul 2018, In : Annals of Nutrition and Metabolism. 73, 1, p. 30 43 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Folic Acid
Observational Studies
Meta-Analysis
Biomarkers
Homocysteine
2 Citations (Scopus)

The relationship between adiposity and cognitive function in a large community-dwelling population: data from the Trinity Ulster Department of Agriculture (TUDA) ageing cohort study

Ntlholang, O., McCarroll, K., Laird, E., Molloy, A. M., Ward, M., McNulty, H., Hoey, L., Hughes, C., Strain, J. J., Casey, M. & Cunningham, C., 14 Sep 2018, In : BRITISH JOURNAL OF NUTRITION. 120, p. 517-527

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Independent Living
Waist-Hip Ratio
Adiposity
Agriculture
Cognition
2017
13 Citations (Scopus)

Ambient UVB Dose and Sun Enjoyment Are Important Predictors of Vitamin D Status in an Older Population

O’Sullivan, F., Laird, E., Kelly, D., van Geffen, J., van Weele, M., McNulty, H., Hoey, L., Healy, M., McCarroll, K., Cunningham, C., Casey, M., Ward, M., Strain, JJ., Molloy, A. M. & Zgaga, L., 22 Mar 2017, In : The Journal of nutrition. 147, 5, p. 858-868 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Solar System
Vitamin D
Sunlight
Population
Area Under Curve
14 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access
File
Vitamin B Complex
vitamin B complex
pyridoxine
nutrient intake
biomarkers

Current evidence linking nutrition with brain health in ageing

Moore, K., O'Shea, M., Hughes, C., Hoey, L., Ward, M. & McNulty, H., 9 Feb 2017, In : Nutrition Bulletin. 42, 1, p. 61-68

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
DNA Methylation
Folic Acid
Pregnancy
Mothers
Epigenomics
14 Citations (Scopus)

Greater yogurt consumption is associated with increased bone mineral density and physical function in older adults

Laird, E., Molloy, A. M., McNulty, H., Ward, M., McCarroll, K., Hoey, L., Hughes, C., Cunningham, C., Strain, JJ. & Casey, M. C., 1 Aug 2017, In : Osteoporosis International. 28, 8, p. 2409-2419 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File

Investigating microRNAs as serum markers of elevated blood pressure.

Lynch, S., Ward, M., McNulty, H., Horigan, G., Strain, JJ., Purvis, J., Tackett, M. & McKenna, D., 1 Jan 2017, In : Ulster Medical Journal. 86, 1, p. 8-8

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
MicroRNAs
Biomarkers
Blood Pressure
Cardiovascular Diseases
Hypertension
7 Citations (Scopus)

Maternal vitamin D status and the relationship with neonatal anthropometric and childhood neurodevelopmental outcomes: Results from the Seychelles Child Development Nutrition Study

Laird, E., Thurston, S., van Wijngaarden, E., Shamlaye, C., Myers, G., Davidson, P., Watson, G., McSorley, E. M., Mulhern, M. S., Yeates, A. J., Ward, M., McNulty, H. & Strain, JJ., 11 Nov 2017, In : Nutrients. 9, 11, p. 1235-1247

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Seychelles
Child Development
Vitamin D
Mothers
Linear Models

miR-199a-5p is a marker of blood pressure in premature cardiovascular disease patients homozygous for the MTHFR C677T polymorphism.

Lynch, S., Ward, M., McNulty, H., Horigan, G., Strain, JJ., purvis, J., tackett, M. & McKenna, D., 11 Sep 2017, In : Journal of Human Hypertension. 31, p. S10-S10

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Methylenetetrahydrofolate Reductase (NADPH2)
MicroRNAs
Cardiovascular Diseases
Blood Pressure
Hypertension

The B-Vitamins

Strain, S., Hughes, C., Pentieva, K., Ward, M., Hoey, L. & McNulty, H., 2017, Sustainable Nutrition in a Changing World. p. 185 203 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2016
25 Citations (Scopus)

A Common Polymorphism in HIBCH Influences Methylmalonic Acid Concentrations in Blood Independently of Cobalamin

Molloy, A. M., Pangilinan, F., Mills, J. L., Shane, B., O’Neill, M. B., McGaughey, D. M., Velkova, A., Abaan, H. O., Ueland, P. M., McNulty, H., Ward, M., Strain, JJ., Cunningham, C., Casey, M., Cropp, C. D., Kim, Y., Bailey-Wilson, J. E., Wilson, A. F. & Brody, L. C., 5 May 2016, In : American Journal of Human Genetics. 98, 5, p. 869-882 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Methylmalonic Acid
Vitamin B 12
Single Nucleotide Polymorphism
3-hydroxyisobutyryl-CoA hydrolase
Homozygote
25 Citations (Scopus)

Causes, Consequences and Public Health Implications of Low B-Vitamin Status in Ageing

Porter, K., Hoey, L., Hughes, CF., Ward, M. & McNulty, H., 16 Nov 2016, In : Nutrients. 8, 11, p. E7425

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Vitamin B Complex
vitamin B complex
public health
Folic Acid
folic acid
4 Citations (Scopus)

Dairy intakes in older Irish adults and effects on vitamin micronutrient status: Data from the TUDA study

Laird, E., Casey, M. C., Ward, M., Hoey, L., Hughes, C., Mccarroll, K., Cunningham, C., Strain, JJ., McNulty, H. & Molloy, A. M., 18 Nov 2016, In : The journal of nutrition, health & aging. 21, 9, p. 954-961 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
14 Citations (Scopus)

Evidence from a Randomized Trial That Exposure to Supplemental Folic Acid at Recommended Levels during Pregnancy Does Not Lead to Increased Unmetabolized Folic Acid Concentrations in Maternal or Cord Blood

Pentieva, K., Selhub, J., Paul, L., Molloy, A. M., McNulty, B., Ward, M., Marshall, B., Dornan, J., Reilly, R., Parle-McDermott, A., Bradbury, I., Ozaki, M., Scott, J. M. & McNulty, H., 27 Jan 2016, In : Journal of Nutrition. 146, 3, p. 494-500 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
9 Citations (Scopus)

Folic Acid Supplementation in Postpolypectomy Patients in a Randomized Controlled Trial Increases Tissue Folate Concentrations and Reduces Aberrant DNA Biomarkers in Colonic Tissues Adjacent to the Former Polyp Site

OReilly, S. L., McGlynn, A. P., McNulty, H., Reynolds, J., Wasson, G. R., Molloy, A. M., Strain, JJ., Weir, D. G., Ward, M., McKerr, G., Scott, J. M. & Downes, S., 13 Apr 2016, In : Journal of Nutrition. 146, 5, p. 933-939

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
3 Citations (Scopus)

Novel Approaches to Investigate One-Carbon Metabolism and Related B-Vitamins in Blood Pressure

McMahon, A., McNulty, H., Hughes, C., Strain, JJ. & Ward, M., 11 Nov 2016, In : Nutrients. 8, 11, p. 720

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase
Methylenetetrahydrofolate Reductase (NADPH2)
Vitamin B Complex
vitamin B complex
blood pressure
10 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access
File

The Frontal Assessment Battery: Normative Performance in a Large Sample of Older Community-Dwelling Hospital Outpatient or General Practitioner Attenders

Coen, RF., McCarroll, K., Casey, M., McNulty, H., Laird, E., Molloy, AM., Ward, M., Strain, S., Hoey, L., Hughes, C. & Cunningham, CJ., 1 Nov 2016, In : Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry and Neurology. 29, 6, p. 338-343

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Independent Living
Community Hospital
General Practitioners
Outpatients
Education
17 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access
DNA Methylation
Folic Acid
Methylation
Neural Tube
Nutritionists
4 Citations (Scopus)

Validation of Folate-Enriched Eggs as a Functional Food for Improving Folate Intake in Consumers

Altic, L., McNulty, H., Hoey, L., McAnena, L. & Pentieva, K., 30 Nov 2016, In : Nutrients. 8, 12, p. 777

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Functional Food
Folic Acid
folic acid
functional foods
Eggs
2015
6 Citations (Scopus)

B-vitamin status in relation to bone mineral density in treated celiac disease patients

Clarke, M., Ward, M., Dickey, W., Hoey, L., Molloy, A. M., Waldron, L., Varghese, A., McCann, A., Blayney, J. K. & McNulty, H., 2015, In : Scandinavian Journal of Gastroenterology. 50, 8, p. 975-984 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
18 Citations (Scopus)

Determinants of 25-hydroxyvitamin D in older Irish adults

McCarroll, K., Beirne, A., Casey, M., McNulty, H., Ward, M., Hoey, L., Molloy, A., Laird, E., Healy, M., Strain, JJ. & Cunningham, C., 2015, In : Age and Ageing. 44, 5, p. 847-853 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
48 Citations (Scopus)

Emerging roles for folate and related B-vitamins in brain health across the lifecycle

McGarel, C., Pentieva, K., Strain, JJ. & McNulty, H., Feb 2015, In : PROCEEDINGS OF THE NUTRITION SOCIETY. 74, 01, p. 46-55

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
36 Citations (Scopus)

Impact of voluntary fortification and supplement use on dietary intakes and biomarker status of folate and vitamin B-12 in Irish adults

Hopkins, S. M., Gibney, M. J., Nugent, A. P., McNulty, H., Molloy, A. M., Scott, J. M., Flynn, A., Strain, JJ., Ward, M., Walton, J. & McNulty, B. A., 17 Mar 2015, In : American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. 101, 6, p. 1163-1172 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
22 Citations (Scopus)

Poor Thiamin and Riboflavin Status Is Common among Women of Childbearing Age in Rural and Urban Cambodia

Whitfield, K. C., Karakochuk, C. D., Liu, Y., McCann, A., Talukder, A., Kroeun, H., Ward, M., McNulty, H., Lynd, L. D., Kitts, D. D., Li-Chan, E. C., McLean, J. & Green, T. J., 2015, In : Journal of Nutrition. 145, 3, p. 628-633

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
10 Citations (Scopus)

Postprandial plasma betaine and other methyl donor-related responses after consumption of minimally processed wheat bran or wheat aleurone, or wheat aleurone incorporated into bread

Keaveney, E. M., Price, R. K., Hamill, L. L., Wallace, J. M. W., McNulty, H., Ward, M., Strain, JJ., Ueland, P. M., Molloy, A. M., Piironen, V., von Reding, W., Shewry, P. R., Ward, J. L. & Welch, RW., 2015, In : BRITISH JOURNAL OF NUTRITION. 113, 03, p. 445

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access