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Cohort study in South and West England of the influence of specialization on the management and outcome of patients with oesophageal and gastric cancers
To evaluate specialization in National Health Service (NHS) cancer care, volume–outcome relationships were examined.
Countryside stewardship delivers cirl buntings (Emberiza cirlus) in Devon, UK
Enhancement of farmland biodiversity is a key objective of agri-environment schemes in Europe, and conservation of the rare and threatened cirl bunting (Emberiza cirlus) has been a key objective for… Expand
Status and distribution of European Nightjars Caprimulgus europaeus in the UK in 2004
Capsule The population of Nightjars in the UK increased by over 36% between 1992 and 2004. Aims To determine the population size and distribution of Nightjars in the UK and examine associations with… Expand
Changes in the numbers of breeding waders on lowland wet grasslands in England and Wales between 1982 and 2002
Capsule Lapwing, Snipe, Curlew and Redshank decreased significantly between 1982 and 2002, while over the same period Oystercatcher increased. Aims To provide current status and population trends for… Expand
Influence of specialization on the management and outcome of patients with pancreatic cancer
Cancer care is increasingly specialized. Relationships between pancreatic cancer care, mortality and patterns of clinical practice among the full spectrum of patients, including those with… Expand
Overwinter population estimates of British waterbirds
In total, over 12.5 million waterbirds occur in Britain during the winter. Estimates of the numbers of non-breeding waterbirds visiting Britain are important for the birds' conservation, both for… Expand
Gene array analysis reveals a common Runx transcriptional programme controlling cell adhesion and survival
The Runx genes are important in development and cancer, where they can act either as oncogenes or tumour suppressors. We compared the effects of ectopic Runx expression in established fibroblasts,… Expand
Agricultural Management and Climatic Change Are the Major Drivers of Biodiversity Change in the UK
Action to reduce anthropogenic impact on the environment and species within it will be most effective when targeted towards activities that have the greatest impact on biodiversity. To do this… Expand
Current dynamics and predicted vulnerability to sea‐level rise of a threatened Bittern Botaurus stellaris population
The decline of the Bittern Botaurus stellaris has long been symbolic of wetland habitat loss and fragmentation across western Europe. Wetland restoration and creation activity, targeted at Bittern,… Expand
Nightjar Caprimulgus europaeus and Woodlark Lullula arborea– recovering species in Britain?
The Nightjar Caprimulgus europaeus and Woodlark Lullula arborea are identified as species of conservation concern at both a UK and a European level on account of historical declines in their… Expand