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An analysis and evaluation has been performed of global datasets on column-integrated water vapor (precipitable water). For years before 1996, the Ross and Elliott radiosonde dataset is used for validation of European Centre for Medium-range Weather Forecasts (ECMWF) reanalyses ERA-40. Only the Special Sensor Microwave Imager (SSM/I) dataset from Remote(More)
Dual-task methodology has been increasingly used to assess cognitive motor interference while walking. However, whether the observed dual-task-related gait changes are systematically related to methodological variations remains unclear and researchers still lack knowledge of what cognitive task to use in different groups for clinical purposes or for(More)
BACKGROUND We conducted a systematic review and meta-analysis to clarify the risk of early and late cardiotoxicity of anthracycline agents in patients treated for breast or ovarian cancer, lymphoma, myeloma or sarcoma. METHODS Randomized controlled trials were sought using comprehensive searches of electronic databases in June 2008. Reference lists of(More)
BACKGROUND The effect of alcohol portrayals and advertising on the drinking behaviour of young people is a matter of much debate. We evaluated the relationship between exposure to alcohol advertising, marketing and portrayal on subsequent drinking behaviour in young people by systematic review of cohort (longitudinal) studies. METHODS studies were(More)
The present study explored typically developing children's (n = 77) understanding of physical, cognitive and social competencies of children with impairments. Children in each of four age groups (4-5 years, 6-7 years, 9-10 years and 11-12 years) were interviewed to explore their ideas about the abilities of children with physical impairments (minor: missing(More)
The effectiveness of intra-articular (IA) morphine in arthroscopic procedures of the knee joint was analysed in all randomised and controlled trials that included injections of morphine and placebo into the knee joint, and where the data were analysable. Sensitivity of the studies and effectiveness were analysed for three different periods: immediate(More)
We wanted to compare the analgesic efficacy and adverse effects of pharmacological treatments for acute migraine through a systematic review of randomised controlled trials in patients with acute migraine pain of moderate to severe intensity. Trials were identified from systematic searching of bibliographic databases. For eletriptan information from all(More)
  • Janet Foster, Tim Newburn, Anna Souhami, Carole F Willis, Susie Atherton, Jyoti Belur +16 others
  • 2005
The views expressed in this report are those of the authors, not necessarily those of the Home Office (nor do they reflect Government policy). RDS is part of the Home Office. The Home Office's purpose is to build a safe, just and tolerant society in which the rights and responsibilities of individuals, families and communities are p roperly balanced and the(More)
The increasing worldwide prevalence of dementia is a major public health concern. Findings from some epidemiological studies suggest that diet and nutrition may be important modifiable risk factors for development of dementia. In order to evaluate the strength of the available evidence of an association of dietary factors with dementia including Alzheimer's(More)