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Determining universal processes related to best outcome in emergency abdominal surgery: A multicentre, international, prospective cohort study
Introduction: Emergency abdominal surgery outcomes represent an internationally important marker of healthcare quality and capacity. In this study, a novel approach to investigating global surgical outcomes is proposed, ...
Longevity of B-cell and T-cell responses after live attenuated influenza vaccination in children
(Oxford University Press, 2015-05-15)
Background. The live attenuated influenza vaccine (LAIV) is the preferred vaccine for children, but the mechanisms behind protective immune responses are unclear, and the duration of immunity remains to be elucidated. ...
The effect on melanoma risk of genes previously associated with telomere length
(Oxford University Press, 2014)
Telomere length has been associated with risk of many cancers, but results are inconsistent. Seven single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) previously associated with mean leukocyte telomere length were either genotyped or ...
Self-reported efficacy of neurofeedback treatment in a clinical randomized controlled study of ADHD children and adolescents
(Dove Press, 2014-09-02)
Background: Many non-pharmacological treatments for children and adolescents with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) have been attempted, but reports indicate that most are ineffective. Although neurofeedback ...
Employment among patients with multiple sclerosis - A population study
(Public Library of Science, 2014-07-23)
Effects of scheduled exercise on cancer-related fatigue in women with early breast cancer
While physical activity during cancer treatment is found beneficial for breast cancer patients, evidence indicates ambiguous findings concerning effects of scheduled exercise programs on treatment-related symptoms. This ...
Medical abortion with mifepristone and home administration of misoprostol up to 63 days' gestation
Objective. To evaluate the acceptability and efficacy of medical abortion at home up to 63 days’ gestation without limits on travel distance to a registered institution. Design. Observational prospective study. Setting. ...
Patterns of local recurrence and dose fractionation of adjuvant radiation therapy in 462 patients with soft tissue sarcoma of extremity and trunk wall
Purpose To study the impact of dose fractionation of adjuvant radiation therapy (RT) on local recurrence (LR) and the relation of LR to radiation fields. Methods and Materials LR rates were analyzed in 462 adult patients ...
Identity-by-descent mapping in a Scandinavian multiple sclerosis cohort
(Nature Publishing Group, 2015)
In an attempt to map chromosomal regions carrying rare gene variants contributing to the risk of multiple sclerosis (MS), we identified segments shared identical-by-descent (IBD) using the software BEAGLE 4.0’s refined IBD ...
A pilot study of angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE) genotype and return of spontaneous circulation following out-of-hospital cardiac arrest
Objective: In the last few years the genetic influence on health and disease outcome has become more apparent. The ACE genotype appears to play a significant role in the pathophysiology of several disease processes. This ...