Julie S Young

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The protozoan parasites Trypanosoma brucei spp. cause important human and livestock diseases in sub-Saharan Africa. In mammalian blood, two developmental forms of the parasite exist: proliferative 'slender' forms and arrested 'stumpy' forms that are responsible for transmission to tsetse flies. The slender to stumpy differentiation is a density-dependent(More)
  • Robert Olsen, Neil Seftor, Tim Silva, David Myers, David Desroches, Julie Young +4 others
  • 2007
Those who use a telecommunication device for the deaf (TDD) or a teletypewriter (TTY) should call 1-800-437-0833. vii ACKNOWLEDGMENTS This report on Upward Bound Math-Science reflects the contributions of many individuals. The authors would like to thank David Goodwin from the Policy and Program Studies Service (PPSS) of the U.S. Department of Education for(More)
BACKGROUND Prognostic assessment tools to identify subgroups of patients at risk of persistent low back pain who may benefit from targeted treatments have been developed and validated in primary care. The IMPaCT Back study is investigating the effects of introducing and supporting a subgrouping for targeted treatment system in primary care. METHODS/DESIGN(More)
Insomnia is a leading cause of sleep disturbance in primary care practice affecting >30% of people in the United States and can result in psychological and physiological consequences. We aim for a focused discussion of some of the underpinnings of insomnia and practical tips for management (eg, algorithms). A PubMed search was conducted using English(More)
OBJECTIVES To describe and explore current exercise and physical activity behaviour in older adults with knee pain in the UK. METHODS A survey was mailed to 2234 adults ≥50 years of age registered with one general practice within the UK to determine the presence and severity of knee pain and levels of physical activity. Semi-structured interviews were(More)
OBJECTIVES To describe primary care management of knee pain, in relation to National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) OA guidelines, and examine variation in management by patient characteristics. METHODS Subjects were 755 adults aged ≥50 years who responded to baseline and 3-year surveys and had consulted primary care for knee pain.(More)
BACKGROUND Acupuncture is a popular non-pharmacological modality for treating musculoskeletal pain. Physiotherapists are one of the largest groups of acupuncture providers within the NHS, and they commonly use it alongside advice and exercise. Conclusive evidence of acupuncture's clinical effectiveness and its superiority over sham interventions is lacking.(More)
THIS STUDY WAS PERFORMED TO EVALUATE DOSIMETRIC DIFFERENCES BETWEEN CURRENT INTENSITY MODULATED RADIATION THERAPY (IMRT) DELIVERY MODES: Step-and-shoot (SS), sliding window (SW), and volumetric modulated arc therapy (VMAT). Plans for 15 prostate cancer patients with 10 MV photon beams using each IMRT mode were generated. Patients had three planning target(More)
We piloted three-dimensional (3D) body scanning in eating disorder (ED) patients. Assessments of 22 ED patients (including nine anorexia nervosa (AN) patients, 12 bulimia nervosa (BN) patients, and one patient with eating disorder not otherwise specified) and 22 matched controls are presented. Volunteers underwent visual screening, two-dimensional (2D)(More)
BACKGROUND Low back pain (LBP) and pelvic girdle pain (PGP) during pregnancy are common and often accepted as a 'normal' part of pregnancy. Many women receive little in the way of treatment, and yet pain interferes with sleep, daily activities and work and leads to increasing requests for induction of labour or elective caesarean section. The aim of this(More)
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