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Effectiveness of intervention on physical activity of children: systematic review and meta-analysis of controlled trials with objectively measured outcomes (EarlyBird 54)
Objective To determine whether, and to what extent, physical activity interventions affect the overall activity levels of children. Design Systematic review and meta-analysis. Data sources ElectronicExpand
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Canine mast cell tumors: correlation of apoptosis and proliferation markers with prognosis.
The Patnaik histologic grading system is commonly used to predict the behavior of cutaneous mast cell tumors (MCTs) in dogs, but it is less useful for grade 2 MCTs because they exhibit considerableExpand
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Human aging is characterized by focused changes in gene expression and deregulation of alternative splicing
Aging is a major risk factor for chronic disease in the human population, but there are little human data on gene expression alterations that accompany the process. We examined human peripheral bloodExpand
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A k-nearest-neighbour classifier for assessing consumer credit risk
SUMMARY The last 30 years have seen the development of credit scoring techniques for assessing the creditworthiness of consumer loan applicants. Traditional credit scoring methodology has involvedExpand
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Supplementation with antioxidants and folinic acid for children with Down’s syndrome: randomised controlled trial
Objectives To assess whether supplementation with antioxidants, folinic acid, or both improves the psychomotor and language development of children with Down’s syndrome. Design Randomised controlledExpand
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The work and social adjustment scale: Reliability, sensitivity and value
Abstract Objective. To investigate the psychometric properties of the Work and Social Adjustment Scale (WSAS) as an outcome measure for the Improving Access to Psychological Therapy programme,Expand
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Longer lived parents: protective associations with cancer incidence and overall mortality.
BACKGROUND Children of centenarians have lower cardiovascular disease prevalence and live longer. We aimed to estimate associations between the full range of parental attained ages and health statusExpand
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Common health predictors of early retirement: findings from the English Longitudinal Study of Ageing.
BACKGROUND facing the costs of population ageing, many governments aim to keep older people in employment for longer. Summary health measures predict early retirement, but more specific symptoms andExpand
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Prevalence of unilateral and bilateral deafness in border collies and association with phenotype.
BACKGROUND Congenital sensorineural deafness (CSD) occurs in Border Collies, but its prevalence and inheritance are unknown. This study estimated the prevalence of CSD in Border Collies andExpand
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Predictors of extraordinary survival in the Iowa established populations for epidemiologic study of the elderly: cohort follow-up to "extinction".
OBJECTIVES To identify predictors of extraordinary survival. DESIGN Longitudinal study of a cohort of elderly people followed up until almost all have died. SETTING Two counties in Iowa; a partExpand
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