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Low-Level Environmental Lead Exposure and Children’s Intellectual Function: An International Pooled Analysis
Environmental lead exposure in children who have maximal blood lead levels < 7.5 μg/dL is associated with intellectual deficits, and an inverse relationship between blood lead concentration and IQ score is found.
The Mental Health of Young People in Australia: Key Findings from the Child and Adolescent Component of the National Survey of Mental Health and Well-Being
Child and adolescent mental health problems are an important public health problem in Australia and the appropriate balance between funding provided for clinical interventions focusing on individual children and families and funding for interventions that focus on populations, requires careful study.
Validity of DSM-IV ADHD subtypes in a nationally representative sample of Australian children and adolescents
ABSTRACT Objective To examine the discriminant validity of DSM-IV attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) subtypes in a nationally representative sample of Australian youths. Method The
Environmental exposure to lead and children's intelligence at the age of seven years. The Port Pirie Cohort Study.
Low-level exposure to lead during early childhood is inversely associated with neuropsychological development through the first seven years of life.
Health-related quality of life of children and adolescents with mental disorders.
The findings suggest that children with a mental disorder require help in many areas of their lives and will require an integrated approach to health care delivery rather than the current distinction between physical and mental health services.
A case-control study of diet and cancer of the pancreas.
Several nutrients derived principally from plant foods were statistically significantly associated with lower risks of pancreatic cancer and alcohol consumption was significantly lower among cases than controls.
Epidemiologic aspects of gallbladder cancer: a case-control study of the SEARCH Program of the International Agency for Research on Cancer.
A large, collaborative, multicenter, case-control study of cancer of the gallbladder was conducted in Australia, Canada, The Netherlands, and Poland from January 1983 through July 1988, and findings are consistent with a major role ofgallstones, or risk factors for gallstones, in the cause ofgallbladder cancer.
A cross‐sectional survey to assess community attitudes to introduction of Human Papillomavirus vaccine
The aim of this study was to assess community attitudes to the introduction of HPV vaccine in the State of South Australia.
Childhood cancer: a 4-year prospective study of the psychological adjustment of children and parents.
In the longer term, the prevalence of psychological problems experienced by children treated for cancer and their parents does not differ from that found in children and parents in the general community.