Sarah Shepherd

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This study was designed to investigate anabolic steroid users' experiences of, and motivations for, use. Five men and six women users took part in in-depth interviews. Four themes emerged: Steroid Use vs Abuse; Side-effects; Trusted Information Sources; and Social Pressure. Many users believed that steroids used in moderation were safe. Serious side-effects(More)
The purpose of this study is to clarify the effect of older age, on supportive care needs, information satisfaction and service needs in the year following a cancer diagnosis. Primary or recurrent prostate, breast, lung or colorectal cancer patients (n = 394) were prospectively surveyed 3 and 9 months post-diagnosis using the Support Care Needs Survey(More)
The aim of this study was to determine how accurately color-normal subjects that have received basic information about, but do not have practical experience with, the Natural Color System (NCS) can estimate the Heringian components of a representative selection of samples. Twenty-five color-normal subjects, taking part in two trials with at least a 24 h gap(More)
Following adoption of the dossier by the UGTN and validation of the sequencing strategy in a diagnostic facility, we are now in a position to offer testing. Testing will be offered to families where MH has been confirmed by IVCT and to new index cases. The cost of the sequencing is £530, compared to £3,500 for the IVCT. For index cases, the referring(More)
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