Julia M. Snowball

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BACKGROUND To evaluate the risk of foetal loss associated with pandemic influenza vaccination in pregnancy. Retrospective cohort study. UK General Practice Research Database Pregnancies ending in delivery or spontaneous foetal death after 21 October 2009 and starting before 01 January 2010. METHODOLOGY/PRINCIPAL FINDINGS Hazard ratios of foetal death for(More)
BACKGROUND Asthma is commonly treated during pregnancy, yet data on the safety of asthma medicines used during pregnancy are sparse. OBJECTIVE The objective of this study was to evaluate the safety of the inhaled corticosteroid (ICS) fluticasone propionate (FP), alone and in fixed-dose combination with salmeterol (FSC) in terms of the risk of all major(More)
BACKGROUND AND AIMS Animal studies have demonstrated macrogol laxatives may reduce colorectal cancer (CRC) risk. This study aimed to investigate the association between macrogol prescribing and CRC risk. METHODS A case-control study nested within a cohort of laxative users was conducted using data from the UK General Practice Research Database. Six(More)
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