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An epidemiological study of ulcerative colitis and regional enteritis in the Oxford area.
Since the first clinical descriptions of idiopathic ulcerative colitis (Allchin, 1885; White, 1895) there have been few attempts to study the disease in relation to a population at risk. UntilExpand
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The clinical syndrome variously called benign myalgic encephalomyelitis, Iceland disease and epidemic neuromyasthenia.
  • E. Acheson
  • Medicine
  • The American journal of medicine
  • 1 April 1959
Recent technical advances have added greatly to the ease with which virological methods may be applied to the study of poliomyelitis and allied infection of the central nervous system. TheseExpand
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Mortality of two groups of women who manufactured gas masks from chrysotile and crocidolite asbestos: a 40-year follow-up
ABSTRACT Two groups of women were exposed to asbestos while manufacturing gas masks in Lancashire before and during the second world war. One group (in Blackburn) is believed to have been concernedExpand
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A survey of cancer and occupation in young and middle aged men. I. Cancers of the respiratory tract.
In a search for clues to previously industrial carcinogens the occupational and smoking histories of young and middle aged men with different types of cancer were compared. The study populationExpand
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A job-exposure matrix for use in population based studies in England and Wales.
The job-exposure matrix described has been developed for use in population based studies of occupational morbidity and mortality in England and Wales. The job axis of the matrix is based on theExpand
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Use of job-exposure matrix in an occupational analysis of lung and bladder cancers on the basis of death certificates.
A job-exposure matrix has been applied in a case-control study of lung and bladder cancer on the basis of occupational information abstracted from British death certificates. The expected associationExpand
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Nasal cancer in woodworkers in the furniture industry.
A method is described which uses non-radioactive sodium chromate enriched with chromium-50 (50Cr) for the measurement of the red cell survival time. The chromium content of serial blood samples wasExpand
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SOME COMMENTS ON THE RELATIONSHIP OF THE DISTRIBUTION OF MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS TO LATITUDE, SOLAR RADIATION, AND OTHER VARIABLES
There is abundant evidence that in general multiple sclerosis is more prevalent in high latitudes in the Northern Hemisphere than in low latitudes (1, 2, 3, 4, 5). Although the evidence is at presentExpand
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Epidemiology of multiple sclerosis.
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