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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 inExpand
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Metabolic imprinting, programming and epigenetics - a review of present priorities and future opportunities.
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 distinctionExpand
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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 regularlyExpand
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The impact of airborne dust on respiratory health in children living in the Aral Sea region.
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 dueExpand
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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
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 pulmonaryExpand
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Correlates of antiretroviral utilization among hospitalized HIV-infected crack cocaine users.
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 aExpand
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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 paperExpand
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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 teacherExpand
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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 forExpand
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