J A Macfarlane

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In the UK an accelerated schedule for immunisation against diphtheria, tetanus, and pertussis (injections at 2, 3, and 4 months of age) was introduced in 1990 to replace the more widely spaced schedule of 3, 5, and 9 months. There is concern, however, that the new schedule may be less immunogenic and therefore less protective than the old schedule. We have(More)
Efficacy of the Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib) conjugate vaccine PRP-T (Pasteur-Merieux) was evaluated in a controlled community intervention study in the Oxford region, UK. PRP-T was offered to infants from May 1, 1991 in three of the region's eight districts and from July 1, 1991, in a fourth district. It was given by separate injection in addition(More)
BACKGROUND Depression is a prevalent disorder that significantly affects the social functioning and interpersonal relationships of individuals. This highlights the need for investigation of the neural mechanisms underlying these social difficulties. Investigation of social exchanges has traditionally been challenging as such interactions are difficult to(More)
BACKGROUND Depression is a disabling disorder that significantly impacts on the interpersonal functioning of individuals. However, little is known about the neural substrates of such difficulties. In the last few years neuroeconomics, which combines imaging with multiplayer behavioural economic paradigms, has been used to study the neural substrates of(More)
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