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Although nausea and vomiting are among the most disruptive chemotherapy side effects, little is known about patients' expectations before therapy and their experience after chemotherapy. A stratified sample of 329 subjects on nine chemotherapy regimens were asked to list their expected symptoms and level of distress. The patients listed a total of 524(More)
BACKGROUND A growing body of evidence advocates a multidisciplinary, family-focused approach to childhood obesity management, but there is a need to explore familial factors associated with intervention success. AIM This study explored the relationship between adult BMI change and child BMI SDS change following completion of a community-based, lifestyle(More)
BACKGROUND Guidelines recommend children and young people participate in at least 60 min of physical activity (PA) every day, however, findings from UK studies show PA levels of children vary across ethnic groups. Since parents play an instrumental role in determining children's PA levels, this article aims to explore parental views of children's PA in a(More)
OBJECTIVES To evaluate the impact of the GOALS (Getting Our Active Lifestyles Started) family-based childhood obesity treatment intervention during the first 3 years of implementation. DESIGN Single-group repeated measures with qualitative questionnaires. SETTING Community venues in a socioeconomically deprived, urban location in the North-West of(More)