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Prevalence of wheeze and asthma and relation to atopy in urban and rural Ethiopia
BACKGROUND Asthma and allergy in developing countries may be associated with adoption of an urbanised "western" lifestyle. We compared the rates of asthma symptoms and atopy in urban populations in… Expand
Metabolic imprinting, programming and epigenetics - a review of present priorities and future opportunities.
- B. Hanley, J. Dijane, +12 authors E. M. van der Beek
- Biology, Medicine
- The British journal of nutrition
- 1 July 2010
Metabolic programming and metabolic imprinting describe early life events, which impact upon on later physiological outcomes. Despite the increasing numbers of papers and studies, the distinction… Expand
Predictors of Children's Secondhand Smoke Exposure at Home: A Systematic Review and Narrative Synthesis of the Evidence
Background Children's exposure to secondhand smoke (SHS) has been causally linked to a number of childhood morbidities and mortalities. Over 50% of UK children whose parents are smokers are regularly… Expand
The impact of airborne dust on respiratory health in children living in the Aral Sea region.
- P. Bennion, R. Hubbard, +6 authors R. Upshur
- International journal of epidemiology
- 1 October 2007
BACKGROUND Anecdotally, people living in the Aral Sea region report an increase in the prevalence of respiratory illnesses, particularly in children, and there is widespread belief that this is due… Expand
The use and potential abuse of case studies in accounting education
Absence of Cochleotoxicity Measured by Standard and High-Frequency Pure Tone Audiometry in a Trial of Once- versus Three-Times-Daily Tobramycin in Cystic Fibrosis Patients
- M. Mulheran, P. Hyman-Taylor, +4 authors A. Smyth
- Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy
- 1 July 2006
ABSTRACT We undertook assessment of hearing in patients with cystic fibrosis who were taking part in a large randomized controlled trial of once- versus three-times-daily tobramycin for pulmonary… Expand
Correlates of antiretroviral utilization among hospitalized HIV-infected crack cocaine users.
- R. Doshi, Nicholas S. Vogenthaler, Sarah Lewis, A. Rodríguez, L. Metsch, C. Del Rio
- AIDS research and human retroviruses
- 21 August 2012
Despite the availability of antiretroviral therapy (ART), HIV-infected drug users, particularly crack cocaine users, continue to have high HIV-related morbidity and mortality. We conducted a… Expand
Estimating impacts of warming temperatures on California's electricity system
Abstract Despite a clear need, little research has been carried out at the regional-level to quantify potential climate-related impacts to electricity production and delivery systems. This paper… Expand
Partnership, policy and politics: initial teacher education in England under New Labour
Over the last 15 years, initial teacher education in England has been established as a national system, closely controlled by the government. One of the consequences of this move is that teacher… Expand
Adverse effects from antidepressant treatment: randomised controlled trial of 601 depressed individuals
RationalePremature discontinuation of antidepressant drugs is a frequent clinical problem. Adverse effects are common, occur early on in treatment and are reported to be one of the main reasons for… Expand