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Measurement and interpretation of the ankle-brachial index: a scientific statement from the American Heart Association.
Measurement and interpretation of the ankle-brachial index : a scientific statement from the Ammerican Heart Association
Global surveillance of trends in cancer survival 2000–14 (CONCORD-3): analysis of individual records for 37 513 025 patients diagnosed with one of 18 cancers from 322 population-based registries in
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For most cancers, 5-year net survival remains among the highest in the world in the USA and Canada, in Australia and New Zealand, and in Finland, Iceland, Norway, and Sweden, while for many cancers, Denmark is closing the survival gap with the other Nordic countries. Expand
Epidemiology and aetiology of epilepsy in sub-Saharan Africa
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The implementation of studies to accurately determine the causes of epilepsy in sub-Saharan Africa is urgently required to lower the incidence of epilepsy and better understand the aetiology of epileptic disorders in other areas. Expand
Standards for epidemiologic studies and surveillance of epilepsy
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The purpose of this document is to promote consistency in definitions and methods in an effort to enhance future population‐based epidemiologic studies, facilitate comparison between populations, and encourage the collection of data useful for the promotion of public health. Expand
Nutritional status is a prognostic factor for survival in ALS patients
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The degree of malnutrition is independent of neurologic scores and of forms of ALS onset, both in bulbar-onset and spinal-ONSet patients, and nutritional surveillance of ALS patients is very important. Expand
Epidemiology, aetiology, and clinical management of epilepsy in Asia: a systematic review
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An understanding of the psychosocial, cultural, economic, organisational, and political factors influencing epilepsy causation, management, and outcome should be of high priority for future investigations. Expand
The Disease Burden of Taenia solium Cysticercosis in Cameroon
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A comparison with a study in South Africa indicates that the cost of inactivity, influenced by salaries, plays a predominant role in the monetary burden of T. solium cysticercosis. Expand
Factors correlated with hypermetabolism in patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.
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This study corroborates the surprising finding that ALS patients are hypermetabolic and investigates the factors correlated with metabolic level. Expand
Epidemiology, causes, and treatment of epilepsy in sub-Saharan Africa
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Further epidemiological studies should be a priority to improve understanding of possible risk factors and thereby the prevention of epilepsy in Africa, and action should be taken to improve access to treatment. Expand
Epilepsy in Laos: Knowledge, attitudes, and practices in the community
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Wrong beliefs may lead to stigma and hamper access to or compliance with modern epilepsy treatment, and in traditional countries, education is the cornerstone of epilepsy management. Expand
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