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The U.K. Working Party's Diagnostic Criteria for Atopic Dermatitis.
A working party of 13 dermatologists, two family practitioners and a paediatrician was assembled, with the aim of developing a minimum list of reliable discriminators for atopic dermatitis. EachExpand
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Work characteristics predict psychiatric disorder: prospective results from the Whitehall II Study.
OBJECTIVES: The impact of work on the risk of future psychiatric disorder has been examined in few longitudinal studies. This was examined prospectively in a large epidemiological study of civilExpand
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Association of overweight with increased risk of coronary heart disease partly independent of blood pressure and cholesterol levels: a meta-analysis of 21 cohort studies including more than 300 000
BACKGROUND The extent to which moderate overweight (body mass index [BMI], 25.0-29.9 [calculated as weight in kilograms divided by height in meters squared]) and obesity (BMI, >/= 30.0) areExpand
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Social inequalities in health: next questions and converging evidence.
Mortality studies show that social inequalities in health include, but are not confined to, worse health among the poor. There is a social gradient: mortality rises with decreasing socio-economicExpand
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Justice at work and reduced risk of coronary heart disease among employees: the Whitehall II Study.
BACKGROUND Justice is a fundamental value in human societies, but its effect on health is poorly described. We examined justice at work as a predictor of coronary heart disease (CHD). METHODSExpand
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Adherence to healthy dietary guidelines and future depressive symptoms: evidence for sex differentials in the Whitehall II study1234
Background: It has been suggested that dietary patterns are associated with future risk of depressive symptoms. However, there is a paucity of prospective data that have examined the temporality ofExpand
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In the Whitehall study, 17 530 civil servants were classified according to employment grade, and their mortality was recorded over 10 years. There was a steep inverse relation between grade andExpand
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Explaining socioeconomic differences in sickness absence: the Whitehall II Study.
OBJECTIVE--To describe and explain the socioeconomic gradient in sickness absence. DESIGN--Analysis of questionnaire and sickness absence data collected from the first phase of the Whitehall IIExpand
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Employment grade and coronary heart disease in British civil servants.
The relationship between grade of employment, coronary risk factors, and coronary heart disease (CHD) mortality has been investigated in a longitudinal study of 17 530 civil servants working inExpand
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High Blood Glucose Concentration Is a Risk Factor for Mortality in Middle-Aged Nondiabetic Men: 20-year follow-up in the Whitehall Study, the Paris Prospective Study, and the Helsinki Policemen Study
OBJECTIVE To assess the association between high but nondiabetic blood glucose levels and the risk of death from all causes, coronary heart disease (CHD), cardiovascular disease, and neoplasms.Expand
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