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Researcher: Breslin, MC (Dr Monique Breslin)

Fields of Research

Cardiology (incl. Cardiovascular Diseases)
Mental Health
Nutritional Physiology
Central Nervous System
Aged Health Care
Neurology and Neuromuscular Diseases
Educational Technology and Computing
Primary Health Care
Geriatrics and Gerontology
Emergency Medicine
Clinical Sciences
Health Policy
Nephrology and Urology
Preventive Medicine
Community Child Health
Clinical Pharmacy and Pharmacy Practice

Research Objectives

Cardiovascular System and Diseases
Behaviour and Health
Health Related to Ageing
Public Health (excl. Specific Population Health)
Evaluation of Health Outcomes
Allied Health Therapies (excl. Mental Health Services)
Mental Health
Mental Health Services
Neurodegenerative Disorders Related to Ageing
Women's Health
School/Institution Policies and Development
Specific Population Health (excl. Indigenous Health)
Nervous System and Disorders
Urogenital System and Disorders
Child Health
Health Inequalities
Health Policy Evaluation

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

Adherence to the Australian dietary guidelines is not associated with brain structure or cognitive function in older adults; The Journal of Nutrition
Age-dependent changes in blood pressure over consecutive office measurements: impact on hypertension diagnosis and implications for international guidelines; Journal of Hypertension
Association between depression, anxiety and weight change in young adults; BMC Psychiatry
Association of statin use with cardiovascular outcomes by coronary calcium: MESA; JACC: Cardiovascular Imaging
Chronic pain, pain severity and analgesia use in Australian women of reproductive age; Women and Birth
Concerns related to the nocebo effect; The Lancet
Connecting patients and therapists remotely using technology is feasible and facilitates exercise adherence after stroke; Topics in Stroke Rehabilitation
Dietary fiber and its associations with depression and inflammation; Nutrition Reviews
Differences in dietary fibre intake and associated familial factors in a longitudinal study at two time points across adolescence; Public Health Nutrition
Effectiveness of blood pressure-lowering drug treatment by levels of absolute risk: post hoc analysis of the Australian National Blood Pressure Study; BMJ Open
Emergency department presentations with a mental health diagnosis in Australia, by jurisdiction and by sex, 2004-05 to 2016-17; Emergency Medicine Australasia
Epothilone D accelerates disease progression in the SOD1G93A mouse model of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis; Neuropathology and Applied Neurobiology
Experience and beliefs of technology users at an Australian university: Keys to maximising e-learning potential; Australasian Journal of Educational Technology
Gait characteristics and cognitive decline: a longitudinal population-based study; Journal of Alzheimer's Disease
Go home, sit less: the impact of home versus hospital rehabilitation environment on activity levels of stroke survivors; Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Lack of a significant legacy effect of baseline blood pressure 'treatment naivety' on all-cause and cardiovascular mortality in the Antihypertensive and Lipid-Lowering Treatment to Prevent Heart Attack Trial; Journal of Hypertension
Legacy effect of delayed blood pressure lowering drug treatment in middle-aged adults with mildly elevated blood pressure: systematic review and meta-analysis; Journal of Human Hypertension
Legacy effect of delayed blood pressure-lowering pharmacotherapy in middle-aged individuals stratified by absolute cardiovascular disease risk: Protocol for a systematic review; JMIR Research Protocols
Longitudinal associations between TV viewing and BMI not explained by the 'mindless eating' or 'physical activity displacement' hypotheses among adults; BMC Public Health
Medical, sensorimotor and cognitive factors associated with gait variability: a longitudinal population-based study; Frontiers in Aging Neuroscience
Population estimates and characteristics of Australians potentially eligible for bariatric surgery: findings from the 2011-13 Australian Health Survey; Australian Health Review
Sex differences in risk factors for aneurysmal subarachnoid haemorrhage: systematic review and meta-analysis; Journal of the Neurological Sciences
Short- and long-term association of lipid-lowering drug treatment and cardiovascular disease by estimated absolute risk in the Second Australian National Blood Pressure study; Journal of Clinical Lipidology
Skipping breakfast among 8-9 year old children is associated with teacher-reported but not objectively measured academic performance two years later; BMC Nutrition
Skipping breakfast among Australian children and adolescents; findings from the 2011-12 National Nutrition and Physical Activity Survey; Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health
Statin-associated muscle symptoms (SAMS) in primary prevention for cardiovascular disease in older adults: a protocol for a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials; BMJ Open
Systematic review of global functioning and quality of life in people with psychotic disorders; Epidemiology and Psychiatric Sciences
The impact of multiple sclerosis severity on health state utility values: Evidence from Australia; Multiple Sclerosis Journal
The prevalence of pain and analgesia use in the Australian population: Findings from the 2011 to 2012 Australian National Health Survey; Pharmacoepidemiology and Drug Safety
The safety and tolerability of statin therapy in primary prevention in older adults: a systematic review and meta-analysis; Drugs and Aging
Trend of emergency department presentations with a mental health diagnosis in Australia by diagnostic group, 2004-05 to 2016-17; Emergency Medicine Australasia
Trends of emergency department presentations with a mental health diagnosis by age, Australia, 2004-05 to 2016-17: a secondary data analysis; Emergency Medicine Australasia

Research Projects

Project title: Comparison of Cardiovascular Disease Prevention Guidelines between UK, US and Australia.

Research Candidate Supervision