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Seasonal variation in fetal lateral cerebral ventricular diameter.
(Wiley Online, 2020-02)
What is already known about this topic? Lateral cerebral ventriculomegaly in the fetus associates with increased risk of neuropsychiatric disorders in childhood and adulthood. Vitamin D deficiency has been posited as a ...
Facilitators and barriers to linkage to HIV care and treatment among female sex workers in a community-based HIV prevention intervention in Tanzania: A qualitative study.
BACKGROUND: HIV-infected female sex workers (FSWs) have poor linkage to HIV care in sub-Sahara Africa. METHODS: We conducted 21 participatory group discussions (PGDs) to explore factors influencing linkage to HIV care among ...
Cholera is a bacterial infection that is transmitted in water or food contaminated with a carrier’s excreta. It enters the body through the mouth and the digestive system....
The lay health worker-patient relationship in promoting pulmonary rehabilitation (PR) in COPD: What makes it work?
(Sage Publications, 2019-08-22)
Lay health workers (LHWs) can improve access to services and adherence to treatment, as well as promoting self-care and prevention. Their effect in promoting uptake and adherence in pulmonary rehabilitation (PR) for chronic ...
MENTAL HEALTH IN YOUNG PEOPLE WITH HEARING LOSS: LONGITUDINAL ANALYSIS OF THE MILLENNIUM COHORT STUDY
(BMJ Publishing Group Ltd, 2019-09-03)
Background Children and young people with hearing loss (HL) may be at high risk of peer victimisation and negative mental health, which have lasting consequences for health, relationships, and employment. We estimated the ...
Delivering long-term cancer care in primary care.
(Royal College of General Practitioners, 2020-04-30)
Understanding how patients establish strategies for living with asthma: a qualitative study in UK primary care as part of IMP2ART.
(Royal College of General Practitioners, 2020-03-23)
BACKGROUND: In the context of a variable condition such as asthma, patient recognition of deteriorating control and knowing what prompt action to take is crucial. Yet, implementation of recommended self-management strategies ...
High-dose oral vitamin D supplementation and mortality in people aged 65-84 years: the VIDAL cluster feasibility RCT of open versus double-blind individual randomisation.
(NIHR Journals Library, 2020-02)
BACKGROUND: Randomised controlled trials demonstrating improved longevity are needed to justify high-dose vitamin D supplementation for older populations. OBJECTIVES: To demonstrate the feasibility of a large trial ...
Cluster over individual randomization: are study design choices appropriately justified? Review of a random sample of trials
(SAGE Publications, 2020-05-05)