Colin Demellweek

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OBJECTIVE To summarise the effects of anthelmintic drug treatment on growth and cognitive performance in children. DATA SOURCES Electronic databases: Cochrane Infectious Diseases Group controlled trial register, Cochrane controlled trials register, Embase, and Medline. Citations of all identified trials. Contact with the World Health Organization and(More)
OBJECTIVE To study the prevalence of, and identify possible risk factors for, the development of post-traumatic epilepsy in a cohort of children with severe head injury treated in an inpatient rehabilitation unit. METHODS The hospital and community medical case notes of all children admitted prospectively to the unit and the records of the clinical EEG(More)
An hypothesis is presented about the nature of behavioural tolerance in animals to stimulant drugs. It is suggested that, in many behavioural procedures, tolerance is due to behavioural adaptation to those drug effects which cause disruption of ongoing rewarded behaviour. This unitary hypothesis accounts for the available data on tolerance and(More)
Two antiemetic drugs were tested on the expression of taste aversions previously conditioned in rats with lithium, amphetamine or morphine. Neither prochlorperazine nor scopolamine administered prior to testing attenuated established aversions, although both drugs are known to have antiemetic effects in other species. Negative findings were obtained with a(More)
Forty-two infants (20 males, 22 females) with classical phenylketonuria (PKU) entered a prospective, double-blind, randomized study to investigate the effects on biochemical and physiological outcomes of a phenylalanine-free infant formula containing a fat blend supplemented with the long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids (LC-PUFA), docosahexaenoic acid(More)
Evaluated children's perception of, and attitude towards, unfamiliar peers with facial port-wine stains (PWS). Participants (ages 8 to 11 years) from three grades were shown videoclips of the same 6 children, 3 of whom (2 girls and 1 boy) were seen with a (fake) PWS by participants from one grade. Participants from different grades saw a different 1 of(More)
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