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A susceptibility locus for lung cancer maps to nicotinic acetylcholine receptor subunit genes on 15q25
The results provide compelling evidence of a locus at 15q25 predisposing to lung cancer, and reinforce interest in nicotinic acetylcholine receptors as potential disease candidates and chemopreventative targets.
EULAR revised recommendations for the management of fibromyalgia
These recommendations are underpinned by high-quality reviews and meta-analyses and propose research priorities clarifying who will benefit from specific interventions, their effect in combination and organisation of healthcare systems to optimise outcome.
Development and validation of a questionnaire to assess disabling foot pain
Global prevalence of ankylosing spondylitis.
- L. Dean, Gareth T. Jones, A. Macdonald, C. Downham, R. Sturrock, G. Macfarlane
- Medicine, Political ScienceRheumatology
- 1 April 2014
This study represents the first systematic attempt to collate estimates of AS prevalence into a single continent-based estimate and is apparent that the continuing conduct of epidemiological studies of As prevalence is of great importance, particularly as diagnostic capabilities improve and with the recent development of the criteria for axial SpA.
Alcohol policy and the public good
- G. Macfarlane
- 1 February 1996
This is a simple and easy to follow book on infection and its control, I recommend it for undergraduate students in medicine, nursing and science.
A Consensus Approach Toward the Standardization of Back Pain Definitions for Use in Prevalence Studies
These definitions provide standards that may improve future comparisons of low back pain prevalence figures by person, place and time characteristics, and offer opportunities for statistical summaries.
Predicting who develops chronic low back pain in primary care: a prospective study
The presence of persistent low back pain is determined not only by clinical factors associated with pain but also by the premorbid state.
Risk factors for neck pain: a longitudinal study in the general population
Outcome of low back pain in general practice: a prospective study
A large population based study examined the outcome of episodes of low back pain in general practice with respect to both consultation behaviour and self reported pain and disability and results are consistent with the interpretation that 90% of patients with low backPain in primary care will have stopped consulting with symptoms within three months.
Epidemiology of low back pain in children and adolescents
It has been estimated that over 80% of the population will report low back pain (LBP) at some point in life,1 and each year 7% of the adult population consult their GP with symptoms.2 Prevalence…