• Can spirometric norms be set using pre- or post- bronchodilator test results in older people? 

      Kato, Bernet; Gulsvik, Amund; Vollmer, William; Janson, Christer; Studnika, Michael; Buist, Sonia; Burney, Peter (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2012-11-16)
      Background: Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is defined by post-bronchodilator spirometry. Data on “normal values” come predominantly from pre-bronchodilator spirometry. The effects of this on diagnosis are ...
    • Latitude, Birth Date, and Allergy 

      Wjst, Matthias; Dharmage, Shyamali; André, Elisabeth; Norbäck, Dan; Raherison, Chantal; Villani, Simona; Manfreda, Jure; Sunyer, Jordi; Jarvis, Deborah; Burney, Peter; Svanes, Cecilie (PLoS Medicine 2(10): e294, Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2005-10-04)
      Background: The space and time distribution of risk factors for allergic diseases may provide insights into disease mechanisms. Allergy is believed to vary by month of birth, but multinational studies taking into account ...