Michelle Clements

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Careful medical and laboratory monitoring of 27 subjects during a 28-day use of a 330-calorie (Cal)/day liquid formula, with weight loss averaging 9.1 kg (range, 3.2 to 19.1 kg), included a 22-factor automated blood chemistry analysis, BP, hematology, urine analysis, lipid profile, delayed cutaneous hypersensitivity, differential cell count, ECG, and Holter(More)
AIM This study was designed to monitor changes in the prevalence of risk factors for sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) in the New Zealand population. The behaviour of interest is parent/infant co-sleeping. This paper reports parent/infant co-sleeping arrangements of different ethnic groups in New Zealand. METHODS A stratified random sample of 6268(More)
This research set out to recognize and overcome the difficulties and doubts in designing, testing and disseminating a dental health education programme for adolescents, as part of their school curriculum. After extensive pilot work, large-scale field trials were mounted of Natural Nashers for 13-14-year-old pupils in school. These trials ran among 6700(More)
BACKGROUND Metastatic breast cancer is a severe condition without curative treatment. How relative and absolute risk of distant metastasis varies over time since diagnosis, as a function of treatment, age and tumour characteristics, has not been studied in detail. METHODS A total of 9514 women under the age of 75 when diagnosed with breast cancer in(More)
AIM To describe demographic features of people discharged from New Zealand hospitals following injury caused by fire and flame in domestic locations. METHOD Review of hospital discharge data for the years 1988-1995. RESULTS From 1988-1995 there were 1493 discharges from New Zealand hospitals with injury as the result of fire and flame in domestic(More)
AbstractFollowing implementation of the national control program, a reassessment of Schistosoma mansoni prevalence was conducted in Burundi to determine the feasibility of moving toward elimination. A countrywide cluster-randomized cross-sectional study was performed in May 2014. At least 25 schools were sampled from each of five eco-epidemiological risk(More)
Four separate renal neoplasms were removed from a 64-year-old man during a period of 8 months. A lesion was first identified in the left kidney and the nephrectomy specimen had 2 separate adenocarcinomas. A third adenocarcinoma and a papillary urothelial pelvic carcinoma were found subsequently and segmentally resected from the right kidney. The patient(More)
Soil-transmitted helminth (STH) infections are amongst the most prevalent infections in the world. Mass drug administration (MDA) programmes have become the most commonly used national interventions for endemic countries to achieve elimination. This paper aims to describe the effect of an 8-year MDA programme on the prevalence, intensity of infection and(More)
AIMS To estimate the risk of stroke in people with Type 2 diabetes with different blood pressure levels compared with the risk in the general population in Sweden. METHODS This prospective case-control study included 408 076 people with Type 2 diabetes, aged ≥ 18 years, and free of prior stroke, registered in the Swedish National Diabetes Register(More)