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2020

Critical review of nutrition, blood pressure and risk of hypertension through the lifecycle: do B vitamins play a role?

Psara, E., Pentieva, K., Ward, M. & McNulty, H., 30 Jun 2020, In : Biochimie. 173, p. 76-90 15 p.

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1 Citation (Scopus)

Impact of the MTHFR C677T polymorphism on one-carbon metabolites: Evidence from a randomised trial of riboflavin supplementation

Rooney, M., Bottiglieri, T., Wasek-Patterson, B., McMahon, A., Hughes, C. F., McCann, A., Horigan, G., Strain, J. J., McNulty, H. & Ward, M., 30 Jun 2020, In : Biochimie. 173, p. 91-99 9 p.

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2 Citations (Scopus)

Influence of Nutrients involved in One-Carbon Metabolism on DNA Methylation in Adults: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

Amenyah, S., Hughes, C., Ward, M., Roxborough, S., Deane, J., Thursby, S-J., Walsh, CP., Kok, D., Strain, S., McNulty, H. & Lees Murdock, D., 23 Jan 2020, In : Nutrition Reviews. 78, 8, p. 647-666 20 p., nuz094.

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2 Citations (Scopus)

Nutritional Epigenomics and Age-Related Disease

Lees Murdock, D., Ward, M., Strain, S., McNulty, H., Hughes, C., Dollin, C. & Walsh, CP., 6 Jun 2020, In : Current developments in nutrition. 4, 7

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Phenyl-γ-valerolactones and healthy ageing: Linking dietary factors, nutrient biomarkers, metabolic status and inflammation with cognition in older adults (the VALID Project)

Angelino, D., Caffrey, A., Moore, K., Laird, E., Moore, AJ., Gill, C. IR., Mena, P., Westley, K., Pucci, B., Boyd, K., Mullen, B., McCarroll, K., Ward, M., Strain, S., Cunningham, C., Molloy, A. M., McNulty, H. & Del Rio, D., 10 Jun 2020, In : Nutrition Bulletin. 9 p.

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Riboflavin is an important determinant of vitamin B-6 status in healthy adults

Jungert, A., McNulty, H., Hoey, L., Ward, M., Strain, S., Hughes, C., McAnena, LB., Neuhäuser-Berthold, M. & Pentieva, K., 17 Aug 2020, In : The Journal of nutrition. 8 p.

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Riboflavin supplementation alters global and gene-specific DNA methylation in adults with the MTHFR 677 TT genotype

Amenyah, S., McMahon, A., Ward, M., Deane, J., McNulty, H., Hughes, C., Strain, J. J., Horigan, G., Purvis, J., Walsh, CP. & Lees Murdock, D., 1 Jun 2020, In : Biochimie. 173, p. 17-26 10 p.

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2 Citations (Scopus)

The homozygous hemoglobin EE variant is associated with poorer riboflavin status in Cambodian women of reproductive age

Williams, BA., Cochrane, KM., Fischer, JAJ., Aljaadi, AM., McAnena, LB., Ward, M., McNulty, H., Kroeun, H., Green, TJ., Whitfield, KC. & Karakochuk, CD., 2 Apr 2020, (Accepted/In press) In : The Journal of nutrition. 28 p.

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2019
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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.

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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, JJ., 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 7 p.

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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.

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Serum levels of miR-199a-5p correlates with blood pressure in premature cardiovascular disease patients homozygous for the MTHFR 677C > T polymorphism

Lynch, S., Ward, M., McNulty, H., Angel, Z., Horigan, G., Strain, S., purvis, J., tackett, M. & McKenna, D. J., 1 May 2019, In : Genomics. 8 p.

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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.

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Valerolactones and healthy Ageing: Linking Dietary factors, nutrient biomarkers, metabolic status and inflammation with cognition in older adults – The VALID Project

McNulty, H., Gill, C. IR., Moore, AJ., Ward, M. & Black, M., 31 Aug 2019, Nutrition, Metabolism and Cardiovascular Diseases. 8 ed. https://www.nmcd-journal.com/article/S0939-4753(19)30164-4/fulltext: Elsevier Inc., Vol. 29. p. 875 1 p. (Nutrition, Metabolism and Cardiovascular Diseases).

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2018
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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

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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., 31 Jul 2018, In : Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. 66, 7, p. 1269-1275 7 p.

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11 Citations (Scopus)
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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 11 p.

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2017

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.

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18 Citations (Scopus)

B-Vitamin Intake and Biomarker Status in Relation to Cognitive Decline in Healthy Older Adults in a 4-Year Follow-Up Study

Hughes, C., Ward, M., Tracey, F., Hoey, L., Molloy, A., Pentieva, K. & McNulty, H., 10 Jan 2017, In : Nutrients. 9, 1, 14 p., 53.

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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

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Genes, nutrition & disease risk

Ward, M., Apr 2017, Essentials of Human Nutrition. 5th ed. Oxford University Press

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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., 31 Aug 2017, In : Osteoporosis International. 28, 8, p. 2409-2419 11 p.

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24 Citations (Scopus)
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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

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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 13 p., 1235.

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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

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The B-Vitamins

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

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2016

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 14 p.

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28 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

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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.

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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., 31 Mar 2016, In : Journal of Nutrition. 146, 3, p. 494-500 6 p.

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18 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 7 p.

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12 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

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6 Citations (Scopus)
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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

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2 Citations (Scopus)
2015

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.

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7 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.

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22 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., 30 Jun 2015, In : American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. 101, 6, p. 1163-1172 10 p.

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40 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

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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., 14 Feb 2015, In : British Journal of Nutrition. 113, 03, p. 445-453 9 p.

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11 Citations (Scopus)
2014

B-vitamins and bone in health and disease: the current evidence

Clarke, M., Ward, M., Strain, JJ., Hoey, L., Dickey, W. & McNulty, H., 2014, In : PROCEEDINGS OF THE NUTRITION SOCIETY. p. 1

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