Savannah Cardew

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Current literature suggests associations between abnormal mineral metabolism (MM) to cardiovascular disease in dialysis populations, with conflicting results. MM physiology is complex; therefore, it was hypothesized that constellations of MM parameters, reflecting this complexity, would be predictive of mortality and that this effect would be modified by(More)
BACKGROUND Exemestane can prevent breast cancer in postmenopausal women. Because of potential widespread use, we examined the safety of exemestane on bone health. METHODS In this nested safety substudy of the MAP.3 trial (a randomised, placebo-controlled, double-blind trial of exemestane 25 mg a day for the primary prevention of breast cancer), we(More)
Ethnic minorities form a substantial proportion of the urban population. A household survey in the West Midlands assessed usage of primary and preventative health care services. Asian households made some-what higher use of general practitioner (GP) facilities which can be related to demographic and socio-economic status. Fewer differences were found than(More)
OBJECTIVE To report the case of a gastric bezoar in a patient with anorexia nervosa (AN). METHOD Case report of a bezoar of the stomach occurring in AN and a review of the literature relating to bezoars and AN from PubMed. RESULTS A 19 year-old female presented with a 2-year history of AN binge-purge subtype. After 7 days of complete adherence to diet(More)
Ethnic minorities form a substantial proportion of the urban population. A household survey in the West Midlands assessed usage of primary and preventative health care services. Asian households made somewhat higher use of general practitioner (GP) facilities which can be related to demographic and socioeconomic status. Fewer differences were found than(More)
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