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Impact of Artemisinin-Based Combination Therapy and Insecticide-Treated Nets on Malaria Burden in Zanzibar
Background The Roll Back Malaria strategy recommends a combination of interventions for malaria control. Zanzibar implemented artemisinin-based combination therapy (ACT) for uncomplicated malaria inExpand
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Epidemiology of inflammatory bowel disease
Despite the apparent continuous increase of the incidence of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) in some populations, or some sections of populations such as British children, the origin of theseExpand
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Quality of life at older ages: evidence from the English longitudinal study of aging (wave 1)
Objectives: To investigate whether longstanding illnesses, social context, and current socioeconomic circumstances predict quality of life. Design: Secondary analysis of wave 1 of the EnglishExpand
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Applied longitudinal data analysis for epidemiology:
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  • European Journal of Epidemiology
  • 1 February 2005
This book provides a practical introduction to some important aspects of longitudinal data analysis for both observational and experimental studies. The definition of longitudinal data used, is whereExpand
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Efficacy of artesunate plus amodiaquine versus that of artemether-lumefantrine for the treatment of uncomplicated childhood Plasmodium falciparum malaria in Zanzibar, Tanzania.
BACKGROUND This is the first clinical trial comparing the efficacy of artesunate plus amodiaquine (ASAQ) and artemether-lumefantrine (AL)--the major artemisinin-based combination therapy (ACT)Expand
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Haematopoietic stem cell transplantation in haemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis
Haemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis (HLH) poses major therapeutic challenges, and the primary inherited form, familial haemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis (FHL), is usually fatal. We evaluated,Expand
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Mental health and resilience at older ages: bouncing back after adversity in the British Household Panel Survey
Background: Resilience is having good outcomes despite adversity and risk and could be described in terms of preserving the same level of the outcome or rebounding back to that level after an initialExpand
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Birth weight, body mass index and asthma in young adults
BACKGROUND Impaired fetal growth may be a risk factor for asthma although evidence in children is conflicting and there are few data in adults. Little is known about risk factors which may influenceExpand
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Confirmed efficacy of etoposide and dexamethasone in HLH treatment: long-term results of the cooperative HLH-2004 study.
Hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis (HLH) is a life-threatening hyperinflammatory syndrome comprising familial/genetic HLH (FHL) and secondary HLH. In the HLH-94 study, with an estimated 5-yearExpand
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Examining resilience of quality of life in the face of health-related and psychosocial adversity at older ages: what is "right" about the way we age?
PURPOSE This article examines resilience at older ages, focusing on the relationships between quality of life (qol) and adversity. Our objectives are to identify (a) the basis of adversity, (b) theExpand
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