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Individual socio-demographic factors and perceptions of the environment as determinants of inequalities in adolescent physical and psychological health: the Olympic Regeneration in East London (ORiEL) study.
BACKGROUND: Populations living in urban areas experience greater health inequalities as well as higher absolute burdens of illness. It is well-established that a range of social and environmental factors determine these ...
Social, educational and vocational outcomes in patients with childhood-onset and young-adult-onset growth hormone deficiency.
OBJECTIVE: Hypopituitarism diagnosed in childhood, adolescence and young adulthood has the potential to affect growth and somatic development. Less is known about the impact of such a diagnosis on other aspects of development. ...
What is the microbiome?
Dental age estimation in a group of Kenyan children using Willems' method: a radiographic study.
BACKGROUND: Radiographic study of developing teeth provides a reliable indication of chronological age. In Kenya, dentists are often required to estimate age. However, there is a paucity of publications on the performance ...
Children's toothache is becoming everybody's business: where do parents go when their children have oral pain in London, England? A cross-sectional analysis.
OBJECTIVES: To assess the number of parents who visited community pharmacies in London seeking pain medications for their children's pain and specifically for oral pain, to identify which health services parents contacted ...
Data linkage errors in hospital administrative data when applying a pseudonymisation algorithm to paediatric intensive care records.
OBJECTIVES: Our aim was to estimate the rate of data linkage error in Hospital Episode Statistics (HES) by testing the HESID pseudoanonymisation algorithm against a reference standard, in a national registry of paediatric ...
Bullying, Social Support, and Psychological Distress: Findings From RELACHS Cohorts of East London's White British and Bangladeshi Adolescents.
PURPOSE: The purpose of the study is to test whether bullying in adolescents relates to poor mental health and whether social support mitigated this effect. METHODS: In 2001, 28 schools in East London were randomly selected ...
Maternal intake of sugar during pregnancy and childhood respiratory and atopic outcomes.
The possible role of maternal consumption of free sugar during pregnancy in the inception of respiratory and atopic diseases has not been studied. We aimed to study the relationship between maternal intake of free sugar ...
Parkinson's disease in GTP cyclohydrolase 1 mutation carriers.
GTP cyclohydrolase 1, encoded by the GCH1 gene, is an essential enzyme for dopamine production in nigrostriatal cells. Loss-of-function mutations in GCH1 result in severe reduction of dopamine synthesis in nigrostriatal ...