Rhys Roberts

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Male and female embryonic stem (ES) cell lines were derived from the area pellucidae of Stage X (EG&K) chicken embryos. These ES cell lines were grown in culture for extended periods of time and the majority of the cells retained a diploid karyotype. When reintroduced into Stage VI-X (EG&K) recipient embryos, the cES cells were able to contribute to all(More)
PURPOSE Sudden unexplained death in epilepsy (SUDEP) is uncommon. Discussing the risk of SUDEP can be difficult, particularly in those where the risk is considered low, and previous studies have suggested that clinical practice varies widely. The Scottish Intercollegiate Guidelines Network (SIGN) suggest information on SUDEP is "essential" and National(More)
Purpose The prevalence of obesity in the U.S. has become a serious health threat in the last two decades. Despite increased use of integrative medicine (IM) for chronic disease, research on the utilization and effectiveness of IM for management of obesity is limited. The purpose of this study was to: (1) examine how patient reasons for seeking IM care,(More)
Methods The SIMTAP enrolled 142 subjects with headaches at 9 clinical sites between May, 2009 and October, 2010. A subset of these subjects (N=38), who suffered with headache disorders referred to one clinical site by a neurologist, were further analyzed. In addition to baseline demographics and treatment history, subjects had evaluation of hs-CRP, Vitamin(More)
Methods Adult patients seeking their initial treatment for chronic pain at a BraveNet center were asked to participate in a prospective, observational survey. Patient-level data collection included longitudinal measures of pain, quality of life, and integrative medicine treatment utilization. Study sites provided estimates of typical charges and insurance(More)