Helen Margaret Macdonald

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    2020
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    2017
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    The relationship between vitamin D status and muscle strength in young healthy adults from sunny climate countries currently living in the northeast of Scotland

    Jamil, N. A., Gray, S. R., Fraser, W. D., Fielding, S. & Macdonald, H. M., Apr 2017, In : Osteoporosis International. 28, 4, p. 1433-1443 11 p.

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    2016
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    6 Citations (Scopus)
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    2015

    Effect of Vitamin D Supplementation on Blood Pressure: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis Incorporating Individual Patient Data

    Beveridge, L. A., Struthers, A. D., Khan, F., Jorde, R., Scragg, R., Macdonald, H. M., Alvarez, J. A., Boxer, R. S., Dalbeni, A., Gepner, A. D., Isbel, N. M., Larsen, T., Nagpal, J., Petchey, W. G., Stricker, H., Strobel, F., Tangpricha, V., Toxqui, L., Vaquero, M. P., Wamberg, L. & 3 others, Zittermann, A., Witham, M. D. & D-PRESSURE Collaboration, May 2015, In : JAMA Internal Medicine. 175, 5, p. 745-754 10 p.

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    175 Citations (Scopus)
    2014

    A parallel group double-blind RCT of vitamin D3 assessing physical function: is the biochemical response to treatment affected by overweight and obesity?

    Wood, A. D., Secombes, K. R., Thies, F., Aucott, L. S., Black, A. J., Reid, D. M., Mavroeidi, A., Simpson, W. G., Fraser, W. D. & Macdonald, H. M., Jan 2014, In : Osteoporosis International. 25, 1, p. 305-315 11 p.

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    17 Citations (Scopus)

    Patterns of dietary intake and serum carotenoid and tocopherol status are associated with biomarkers of chronic low-grade systemic inflammation and cardiovascular risk

    Wood, A. D., Strachan, A. A., Thies, F., Aucott, L. S., Reid, D. M., Hardcastle, A. C., Mavroeidi, A., Simpson, W. G., Duthie, G. G. & MacDonald, H. M., Oct 2014, In : British Journal of Nutrition. 112, 8, p. 1341-1352 12 p.

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    43 Citations (Scopus)

    Validation of a short questionnaire for estimating dietary calcium intakes

    Macdonald, H. M., Garland, A., Burr, J., Strachan, A., Wood, A. D., Jamil, N. A., McLernon, D. & Black, A. J., Jun 2014, In : Osteoporosis International. 25, 6, p. 1765-1773 9 p.

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    10 Citations (Scopus)
    2013

    Hip bone loss is attenuated with 1000 IU but not 400 IU daily vitamin D3: a 1-year double-blind RCT in postmenopausal women

    Macdonald, H. M., Wood, A. D., Aucott, L. S., Black, A. J., Fraser, W. D., Mavroeidi, A., Reid, D. M., Secombes, K. R., Simpson, W. G. & Thies, F., Oct 2013, In : Journal of Bone and Mineral Research. 28, 10, p. 2202-2213 12 p.

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    40 Citations (Scopus)

    Seasonal variation in 25(OH)D at Aberdeen (57°N) and bone health indicators: could holidays in the sun and cod liver oil supplements alleviate deficiency?

    Mavroeidi, A., Aucott, L., Black, A. J., Fraser, W. D., Reid, D. M. & Macdonald, H. M., 8 Jan 2013, In : PloS ONE. 8, 1, 10 p., e53381.

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    10 Citations (Scopus)
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    2012

    Dietary silicon interacts with oestrogen to influence bone health: evidence from the Aberdeen Prospective Osteoporosis Screening Study

    MacDonald, H., Hardcastle, A. C., Jugdaohsingh, R., Fraser, W. D., Reid, D. M. & Powell, J. J., Mar 2012, In : Bone. 50, 3, p. 681-687 7 p.

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    57 Citations (Scopus)

    Do lifestyle choices explain the effect of alcohol on bone mineral density in women around menopause?

    McLernon, D. J., Powell, J. J., Jugdaohsingh, R. & Macdonald, H. M., May 2012, In : The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. 95, 5, p. 1261-1269 9 p.

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    24 Citations (Scopus)

    Effects of ultraviolet light on human serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D and systemic immune function

    Milliken, S. V. I., Wassall, H., Lewis, B. J., Logie, J., Barker, R. N., Macdonald, H., Vickers, M. A. & Ormerod, A. D., Jun 2012, In : Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology. 129, 6, p. 1554-1561 8 p.

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    44 Citations (Scopus)

    No evidence that the skeletal non-response to potassium alkali supplements in healthy postmenopausal women depends on blood pressure or sodium chloride intake

    Frassetto, L. A., Hardcastle, A. C., Sebastian, A., Aucott, L., Fraser, W. D., Reid, D. M. & MacDonald, H. M., 24 Oct 2012, In : European Journal of Clinical Nutrition. 66, 12, p. 1315-1322 8 p.

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    11 Citations (Scopus)

    Vitamin D3 supplementation has no effect on conventional cardiovascular risk factors: a parallel-group, double-blind, placebo-controlled RCT

    Wood, A. D., Secombes, K. R., Thies, F., Aucott, L., Black, A. J., Mavroeidi, A., Simpson, W. G., Fraser, W. D., Reid, D. M. & Macdonald, H. M., 1 Oct 2012, In : Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism. 97, 10, p. 3557-3568 12 p.

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    126 Citations (Scopus)
    2011

    Dietary patterns, bone resorption and bone mineral density in early postmenopausal Scottish women

    Hardcastle, A. C., Aucott, L., Fraser, W. D., Reid, D. M. & Macdonald, H. M., Mar 2011, In : European Journal of Clinical Nutrition. 65, 3, p. 378-385 8 p.

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    71 Citations (Scopus)

    Erratum to: Sunlight and dietary contributions to the seasonal vitamin D status of cohorts of healthy postmenopausal women living at northerly latitudes: a major cause for concern?

    Macdonald, H. M., Mavroeidi, A., Fraser, W. D., Darling, A. L., Black, A. J., Aucott, L., O'Neill, F., Hart, K., Berry, J. L., Lanham-New, S. A. & Reid, D. M., 2011, In : Osteoporosis International. 22, 9, p. 2473-2474 2 p.

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    Proceedings of the rank forum on vitamin D

    Lanham-New, S. A., Buttriss, J. L., Miles, L. M., Ashwell, M., Berry, J. L., Boucher, B. J., Cashman, K. D., Cooper, C., Darling, A. L., Francis, R. M., Fraser, W. D., de Groot, C. P. G. M., Hyppönen, E., Kiely, M., Lamberg-Allardt, C., Macdonald, H. M., Martineau, A. R., Masud, T., Mavroeidi, A., Nowson, C. & 5 others, Prentice, A., Stone, E. M., Reddy, S., Vieth, R. & Williams, C. M., Jan 2011, In : British Journal of Nutrition. 105, 1, p. 144-156 13 p.

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    65 Citations (Scopus)

    Skin color change in Caucasian postmenopausal women predicts summer-winter change in 25-hydroxyvitamin D: findings from the ANSAViD cohort study

    Macdonald, H. M., Mavroeidi, A., Aucott, L. A., Diffey, B. L., Fraser, W. D., Ormerod, A. D. & Reid, D. M., 1 Jun 2011, In : Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism. 96, 6, p. 1677-1686 10 p.

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    23 Citations (Scopus)

    Sunlight and dietary contributions to the seasonal vitamin D status of cohorts of healthy postmenopausal women living at northerly latitudes: a major cause for concern?

    Macdonald, H. M., Mavroeidi, A., Fraser, W. D., Darling, A. L., Black, A. J., Aucott, L., O'Neill, F., Hart, K., Berry, J. L., Lanham-New, S. A. & Reid, D. M., Sep 2011, In : Osteoporosis International. 22, 9, p. 2461-2472 12 p.

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    108 Citations (Scopus)

    The functional ACTN3 577X variant increases the risk of falling in older females: results from two large independent cohort studies

    Judson, R. N., Wackerhage, H., Hughes, A., Mavroeidi, A., Barr, R. J., Macdonald, H. M., Ratkevicius, A., Reid, D. M. & Hocking, L. J., Jan 2011, In : The Journals of Gerontology. Series A, Biological Sciences and Medical Sciences. 66A, 1, p. 130-135 6 p.

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    22 Citations (Scopus)

    Vitamin D deficiency and disease risk among aboriginal Arctic populations

    Sharma, S., Barr, A. B., Macdonald, H. M., Sheehy, T., Novotny, R., Corriveau, A. & Macdonald, H. M., Aug 2011, In : Nutrition Research Reviews. 69, 8, p. 468-478 11 p.

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    32 Citations (Scopus)
    2010

    Association between vitamin D receptor gene polymorphisms, falls, balance and muscle power: results from two independent studies (APOSS and OPUS)

    Barr, R., MacDonald, H., Stewart, A., McGuigan, F., Rogers, A., Eastell, R., Felsenberg, D., Gluer, C., Roux, C. & Reid, D. M., 1 Mar 2010, In : Osteoporosis International. 21, 3, p. 457-466 10 p.

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    48 Citations (Scopus)

    Common genetic determinants of vitamin D insufficiency: a genome-wide association study

    Wang, T. J., Zhang, F., Richards, J. B., Kestenbaum, B., van Meurs, J. B., Berry, D., Kiel, D. P., Streeten, E. A., Ohlsson, C., Koller, D. L., Peltonen, L., Cooper, J. D., O'Reilly, P. F., Houston, D. K., Glazer, N. L., Vandenput, L., Peacock, M., Shi, J., Rivadeneira, F., McCarthy, M. I. & 56 others, Anneli, P., de Boer, I. H., Mangino, M., Kato, B., Smyth, D. J., Booth, S. L., Jacques, P. F., Burke, G. L., Goodarzi, M., Cheung, C-L., Wolf, M., Rice, K., Goltzman, D., Hidiroglou, N., Ladouceur, M., Wareham, N. J., Hocking, L. J., Hart, D., Arden, N. K., Cooper, C., Malik, S., Fraser, W. D., Hartikainen, A-L., Zhai, G., Macdonald, H. M., Forouhi, N. G., Loos, R. J. F., Reid, D. M., Hakim, A., Dennison, E., Liu, Y., Power, C., Stevens, H. E., Jaana, L., Vasan, R. S., Soranzo, N., Bojunga, J., Psaty, B. M., Lorentzon, M., Foroud, T., Harris, T. B., Hofman, A., Jonsson, J-O., Cauley, J. A., Uitterlinden, A. G., Gibson, Q., Jarvelin, M-R., Karasik, D., Siscovick, D. S., Econs, M. J., Kritchevsky, S. B., Florez, J. C., Todd, J. A., Dupuis, J., Hyppoenen, E. & Spector, T. D., 17 Jul 2010, In : The Lancet. 376, 9736, p. 180-188 9 p.

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    1045 Citations (Scopus)

    Seasonal 25-hydroxyvitamin D changes in British postmenopausal women at 57 degrees N and 51 degrees N

    Mavroeidi, A., O'Neill, F., Lee, P. A., Darling, A. L., Fraser, W. D., Berry, J. L., Lee, W. T., Reid, D. M., Lanham-New, S. A. & Macdonald, H. M., Jul 2010, In : The Journal of Steroid Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. 121, 1-2, p. 459-461 3 p.

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    34 Citations (Scopus)
    2009

    (Young Investigator Award) Cod Liver Oil Usage and Holidays Abroad May Help Maintain Vitamin D Status in Scottish Postmenopausal Women Results From a Longitudinal Study

    Mavroeidi, A., Aucott, L. S., Black, A., Fraser, W., Reid, D. M. & Macdonald, H. M., Jun 2009, In : Osteoporosis International. 20, Suppl. 4, p. S262-S263 2 p.

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    Changes in vitamin biomarkers during a 2-year intervention trial involving increased fruit and vegetable consumption by free-living volunteers

    MacDonald, H. M., Hardcastle, A. C., Duthie, G. G., Duthie, S. J., Aucott, L., Sandison, R., Shearer, M. J. & Reid, D. M., 28 Nov 2009, In : British Journal of Nutrition. 102, 10, p. 1477-1486 10 p.

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    Is seasonal variation in vitamin D status affected by holidays and cod liver oil? Results from the Aberdeen Nutrition, Sunlight and Vitamin D study (ANISAViD)

    Mavroeidi, A., Aucott, L. S., Black, A., Fraser, W. B., Reid, D. M. & Macdonald, H. M., May 2009, In : Bone. 44, Suppl. 1, p. S111 1 p.

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    Is vitamin D status a concern for the overweight and obese?

    Macdonald, H. M., Mavroeidi, A., Gibson, L., Fraser, W. D. & Reid, D. M., May 2009, In : Bone. 44, Suppl. 1, p. S109 1 p.

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    Physical activity and dietary calcium interactions in bone mass in Scottish postmenopausal women

    Mavroeidi, A., Stewart, A. D., Reid, D. M. & Macdonald, H. M., Mar 2009, In : Osteoporosis International. 20, 3, p. 409-416 8 p.

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    13 Citations (Scopus)
    2008

    Effect of potassium citrate supplementation or increased fruit and vegetable intake on bone metabolism in healthy postmenopausal women: a randomized controlled trial

    MacDonald, H. M., Black, A. J., Aucott, L., Duthie, G. G., Duthie, S. J., Sandison, R., Hardcastle, A. C., Lanham, S. A., Fraser, W. D. & Reid, D. M., Aug 2008, In : The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. 88, 2, p. 465-474 10 p.

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    101 Citations (Scopus)

    Estimates of daily net endogenous acid production in the elderly UK population: analysis of the National Diet and Nutrition Survey (NDNS) of British adults aged 65 years and over

    Gannon, R. H. T., Millward, D. J., Brown, J. E., Macdonald, H. M., Lovell, D. P., Frassetto, L. A., Remer, T. & Lanham-New, S. A., Sep 2008, In : British Journal of Nutrition. 100, 3, p. 615-623 9 p.

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    23 Citations (Scopus)

    Lack of Seasonal Variation of Bone Resorption in Elderly Women in Relation to Periodicity of Sunlight Exposure at a Northerly Latitude (57 degrees N)

    Mavroeidi, A., Neill, F. O., Black, A., Fraser, W. D., Diffey, B. L., Reid, D. M. & Macdonald, H. M., Sep 2008, In : Journal of Bone and Mineral Research. 23, p. S114 1 p.

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    Nutrition and bone health projects funded by the UK Food Standards Agency: have they helped to inform public health policy?

    Ashwell, M., Stone, E., Mathers, J., Barnes, S., Compston, J., Francis, R. M., Key, T., Cashman, K. D., Cooper, C., Khaw, K. T., Lanham-New, S., Macdonald, H. M., Prentice, A., Shearer, M. & Stephen, A., Jan 2008, In : British Journal of Nutrition. 99, 1, p. 198-205 8 p.

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    20 Citations (Scopus)

    Vitamin D status in postmenopausal women living at higher latitudes in the UK in relation to bone health, overweight, sunlight exposure and dietary vitamin D

    MacDonald, H. M., Mavroeidi, A., Barr, R. J., Black, A. J., Fraser, W. D. & Reid, D. M., May 2008, In : Bone. 42, 5, p. 996-1003 8 p.

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    108 Citations (Scopus)
    39 Citations (Scopus)
    2007

    Large-scale population-based study shows no association between common polymorphisms of the TGFB1 gene and BMD in women

    McGuigan, F. E. A., Macdonald, H. M., Bassiti, D. A., Farmer, R., Bear, S., Stewart, A., Black, A. J., Fraser, W. D., Welsh, F., Reid, D. M. & Ralston, S., Feb 2007, In : Journal of Bone and Mineral Research. 22, 2, p. 195-202 8 p.

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    16 Citations (Scopus)

    Standardizing terminology for estimating the diet-dependent net acid load to the metabolic system

    Frassetto, L. A., Lanham-New, S. A., Macdonald, H. M., Remer, T., Sebastian, A., Tucker, K. L. & Tylavsky, F. A., 1 Jun 2007, In : The Journal of Nutrition. 137, 6, p. 1491-1492 2 p.

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    70 Citations (Scopus)
    2006

    Large-scale population-based study shows no evidence of association between common polymorphism of the VDR gene and BMD in British women

    MacDonald, H. M., McGuigan, F. E. A., Stewart, A., Black, A. J., Fraser, W. D., Ralston, S. H. & Reid, D. M., Jan 2006, In : Journal of Bone and Mineral Research. 21, 1, p. 151-162 11 p.

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    72 Citations (Scopus)
    2005

    Association of estrogen receptor-alpha gene polymorphisms with postmenopausal bone loss, bone mass and quantitative ultrasound properties of bone

    Albagha, O. M. E., Pettersson, U., Stewart, A., McGuigan, F. E. A., Macdonald, H. M. & Reid, D. M., 2005, In : Journal of Human Genetics. 42, 3, p. 240-246 7 p.

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    67 Citations (Scopus)
    37 Citations (Scopus)
    2004

    Influence of weight and weight change on bone loss in perimenopausal and early postmenopausal Scottish women

    MacDonald, H. M., New, S. A., Campbell, M. K. & Reid, D. M., 2004, In : Osteoporosis International. 16, 2, p. 163-171 8 p.

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    37 Citations (Scopus)

    Lower estimates of net endogenous noncarbonic acid production are positively associated with indexes of bone health in premenopausal and perimenopausal women

    New, S. A., MacDonald, H. M., Campbell, M. K., Martin, J., Garton, M. J., Robins, S. P. & Reid, D. M., Jan 2004, In : The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. 79, 1, p. 131-138 7 p.

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    100 Citations (Scopus)

    Methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase polymorphism interacts with riboflavin intake to influence bone mineral density

    MacDonald, H. M., McGuigan, F. E. A., Fraser, W. D., New, S. A., Ralston, S. & Reid, D. M., Oct 2004, In : Bone. 35, 4, p. 957-964 7 p.

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    68 Citations (Scopus)
    2001

    COL1A1 Sp1 polymorphism predicts perimenopausal and early postmenopausal spinal bone loss

    MacDonald, H. M., McGuigan, F. E. A., Campbell, M. K., Reid, D. M., New, S. A., Golden, M. H. N. & Ralston, S., 2001, In : Journal of Bone and Mineral Research. 16, 9, p. 1634-1641 7 p.

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    66 Citations (Scopus)