D Purdie

Summary

Affiliation: Queensland Institute of Medical Research
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. pmc The androgen receptor CAG repeat polymorphism and modification of breast cancer risk in BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutation carriers
    Amanda B Spurdle
    Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Brisbane, Australia
    Breast Cancer Res 7:R176-83. 2005
  2. ncbi Reproduction-related risk factors for mucinous and nonmucinous epithelial ovarian cancer
    D M Purdie
    Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Am J Epidemiol 153:860-4. 2001
  3. ncbi Commentary: Does tubal sterilization reduce the risk of gynaecological cancers?
    David M Purdie
    Population and Clinical Sciences Division, Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Post Office Royal Brisbane Hospital, Brisbane, Queensland 4029, Australia
    Int J Epidemiol 33:603-4. 2004
  4. ncbi Ovulation and risk of epithelial ovarian cancer
    David M Purdie
    Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Royal Brisbane Hospital, Herston, Queensland, Australia
    Int J Cancer 104:228-32. 2003
  5. pmc Health and demographic characteristics of respondents in an Australian national sexuality survey: comparison with population norms
    D M Purdie
    Population and Clinical Sciences Division, Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Australia
    J Epidemiol Community Health 56:748-53. 2002
  6. ncbi Body size and ovarian cancer: case-control study and systematic review (Australia)
    D M Purdie
    Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Herston, Australia
    Cancer Causes Control 12:855-63. 2001
  7. ncbi A study of infertility treatment and melanoma
    P Young
    Population and Clinical Sciences Division, Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Post Office Royal Brisbane Hospital, Brisbane QLD 4029, Australia
    Melanoma Res 11:535-41. 2001
  8. ncbi Endometrioid and clear cell ovarian cancers: a comparative analysis of risk factors
    Christina M Nagle
    Cancer and Population Studies Group, Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Brisbane, QLD, Australia
    Eur J Cancer 44:2477-84. 2008
  9. doi Body size and risk of epithelial ovarian and related cancers: a population-based case-control study
    Catherine M Olsen
    Cancer and Population Studies Group, Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Brisbane, Australia
    Int J Cancer 123:450-6. 2008
  10. doi Skewed X chromosome inactivation and breast and ovarian cancer status: evidence for X-linked modifiers of BRCA1
    Felicity Lose
    Cancer and Cell Biology Division, Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Herston, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    J Natl Cancer Inst 100:1519-29. 2008

Detail Information

Publications76

  1. pmc The androgen receptor CAG repeat polymorphism and modification of breast cancer risk in BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutation carriers
    Amanda B Spurdle
    Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Brisbane, Australia
    Breast Cancer Res 7:R176-83. 2005
    ..Women with germline BRCA1 mutations who carry at least one AR allele with 28 or more repeats have been reported to have an earlier age at onset of breast cancer...
  2. ncbi Reproduction-related risk factors for mucinous and nonmucinous epithelial ovarian cancer
    D M Purdie
    Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Am J Epidemiol 153:860-4. 2001
    ..These results lend support to the hypothesis that mucinous and nonmucinous ovarian tumors develop via different causal mechanisms...
  3. ncbi Commentary: Does tubal sterilization reduce the risk of gynaecological cancers?
    David M Purdie
    Population and Clinical Sciences Division, Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Post Office Royal Brisbane Hospital, Brisbane, Queensland 4029, Australia
    Int J Epidemiol 33:603-4. 2004
  4. ncbi Ovulation and risk of epithelial ovarian cancer
    David M Purdie
    Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Royal Brisbane Hospital, Herston, Queensland, Australia
    Int J Cancer 104:228-32. 2003
    ..These findings support the theory that incessant ovulation is a major contributor to the occurrence of ovarian cancer and suggest that ovulations during the 20s may be those most associated with disease risk...
  5. pmc Health and demographic characteristics of respondents in an Australian national sexuality survey: comparison with population norms
    D M Purdie
    Population and Clinical Sciences Division, Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Australia
    J Epidemiol Community Health 56:748-53. 2002
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  6. ncbi Body size and ovarian cancer: case-control study and systematic review (Australia)
    D M Purdie
    Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Herston, Australia
    Cancer Causes Control 12:855-63. 2001
    ..We therefore investigated the association between measures of body mass index (BMI) and ovarian cancer risk...
  7. ncbi A study of infertility treatment and melanoma
    P Young
    Population and Clinical Sciences Division, Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Post Office Royal Brisbane Hospital, Brisbane QLD 4029, Australia
    Melanoma Res 11:535-41. 2001
    ....
  8. ncbi Endometrioid and clear cell ovarian cancers: a comparative analysis of risk factors
    Christina M Nagle
    Cancer and Population Studies Group, Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Brisbane, QLD, Australia
    Eur J Cancer 44:2477-84. 2008
    ..Endometrioid and clear cell ovarian cancers have some shared as well as some distinct risk factors, and therefore should be considered separately in studies of ovarian cancer...
  9. doi Body size and risk of epithelial ovarian and related cancers: a population-based case-control study
    Catherine M Olsen
    Cancer and Population Studies Group, Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Brisbane, Australia
    Int J Cancer 123:450-6. 2008
    ..These results add to the current evidence that obesity increases a woman's risk of developing distinct histological subtypes of ovarian cancer...
  10. doi Skewed X chromosome inactivation and breast and ovarian cancer status: evidence for X-linked modifiers of BRCA1
    Felicity Lose
    Cancer and Cell Biology Division, Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Herston, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    J Natl Cancer Inst 100:1519-29. 2008
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  11. ncbi Cigarette smoking and risk of epithelial ovarian cancer (Australia)
    A Green
    Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Brisbane, Australia
    Cancer Causes Control 12:713-9. 2001
    ..We studied the association between cigarette smoking and ovarian cancer in a population-based case control study...
  12. pmc Decreased expression of the Id3 gene at 1p36.1 in ovarian adenocarcinomas
    J M Arnold
    The Queensland Institute of Medical Research, PO Box Royal Brisbane Hospital, Herston, Queensland, 4029, Australia
    Br J Cancer 84:352-9. 2001
    ..Furthermore no association was found between LOH at 1p36 and lack of expression of Id3. These data suggest that Id3 is not the target of LOH at 1p36...
  13. ncbi Tubal sterilisation, hysterectomy and decreased risk of ovarian cancer. Survey of Women's Health Study Group
    A Green
    Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Brisbane, Australia
    Int J Cancer 71:948-51. 1997
    ..Surgical tubal occlusion may reduce the risk of ovarian cancer by preventing the access of such agents...
  14. ncbi Winter intervention against Aedes aegypti (Diptera: Culicidae) larvae in subterranean habitats slows surface recolonization in summer
    B H Kay
    Queensland Institute of Medical Research and University of Queensland Tropical Health Program, Royal Brisbane Hospital, Australia
    J Med Entomol 39:356-61. 2002
    ..aegypti recolonization of surface container habitats during summer, the period of greatest risk for dengue...
  15. ncbi A comparison of the effects of dialysis and renal transplantation on the survival of older uremic patients
    D W Johnson
    Renal Transplant Unit, Princess Alexandra Hospital, Brisbane, QLD, Australia
    Transplantation 69:794-9. 2000
    ..The aim of the present study was to compare survival for dialysis and renal transplantation in older patients who were rigorously screened and considered eligible for transplantation...
  16. pmc Reduced expression of intercellular adhesion molecule-1 in ovarian adenocarcinomas
    J M Arnold
    The Queensland Institute of Medical Research, PO Box Royal Brisbane Hospital, Herston, Queensland, 4006, Australia
    Br J Cancer 85:1351-8. 2001
    ..There was a significant association between patients whose tumours expressed ICAM-1 and survival (P = 0.03), suggesting that expression levels of ICAM-1 may have clinical relevance...
  17. pmc Intravenous ketamine plus midazolam is superior to intranasal midazolam for emergency paediatric procedural sedation
    J P Acworth
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Royal Children s Hospital, Herston, Brisbane, Australia
    Emerg Med J 18:39-45. 2001
    ..This study compared intranasal midazolam (INM) with a combination of intravenous ketamine and intravenous midazolam (IVKM) for sedation of children requiring minor procedures in the emergency department...
  18. pmc Increasing chromosome 1 copy number parallels histological progression in breast carcinogenesis
    M C Cummings
    Department of Pathology, University of Queensland Medical School, Herston, Australia
    Br J Cancer 82:1204-10. 2000
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  19. pmc The properties of the International Classification of the External Cause of Injury when used as an instrument for injury prevention research
    D Scott
    Queensland Injury Surveillance Unit, Mater Children s Hospital, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Inj Prev 12:253-7. 2006
    ..To demonstrate properties of the International Classification of the External Cause of Injury (ICECI) as a tool for use in injury prevention research...
  20. ncbi Screening for hemochromatosis in asymptomatic subjects with or without a family history
    Lawrie W Powell
    Centre for the Advancement of Clinical Research, Royal Brisbane and Women s Hospital, Brisbane, Queensland 4029, Australia
    Arch Intern Med 166:294-301. 2006
    ..This study compared screening for hemochromatosis in subjects with or without a family history...
  21. ncbi Zinc and vitamin A supplementation in Indigenous Australian children hospitalised with lower respiratory tract infection: a randomised controlled trial
    Anne B Chang
    Department of Respiratory Medicine, Royal Children s Hospital, Herston Road, Herston, Brisbane, QLD 4029, Australia
    Med J Aust 184:107-12. 2006
    ..To evaluate the efficacy of supplementation with zinc and vitamin A in Indigenous children hospitalised with acute lower respiratory infection (ALRI)...
  22. ncbi Acute alcohol consumption and mechanism of injury
    Kerrianne Watt
    The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    J Stud Alcohol 67:14-21. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine whether injury mechanism among injured patients is differentially distributed as a function of acute alcohol consumption (quantity, type, and drinking setting)...
  23. ncbi Risk of second primary malignancies in women with papillary thyroid cancer
    Alison J Canchola
    Northern California Cancer Center, 2201 Walnut Avenue, Suite 300, Fremont, CA 94538, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 163:521-7. 2006
    ..3), and melanoma (SIR = 2.1, 95% CI: 1.3, 3.2) limited to the first 5 years after diagnosis was observed. Women with papillary thyroid cancer are at increased risk of in situ, but not invasive, breast cancer, kidney cancer, and melanoma...
  24. ncbi Steatosis is a cofactor in liver injury in hemochromatosis
    Elizabeth E Powell
    School of Medicine, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    Gastroenterology 129:1937-43. 2005
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  25. ncbi Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug use and breast cancer risk by stage and hormone receptor status
    Sarah F Marshall
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 97:805-12. 2005
    ..We investigated the association of NSAID use with risk of breast cancer in the California Teachers Study cohort, with special attention to risk of specific breast cancer subtypes and to type of NSAID used...
  26. ncbi The effects of twins, parity and age at first birth on cancer risk in Swedish women
    Rachel E Neale
    Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Brisbane, Australia
    Twin Res Hum Genet 8:156-62. 2005
    ..These findings lend weight to the hypothesis that hormonal factors influence the etiology of colorectal cancer in women, but argue against any strong effect of hormones on the development of melanoma or tumors of the thyroid...
  27. ncbi Zinc and vitamin A supplementation in Australian Indigenous children with acute diarrhoea: a randomised controlled trial
    Patricia C Valery
    Population Studies and Human Genetics, Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Herston, Australia
    Med J Aust 182:530-5. 2005
    ..To evaluate the role of zinc and vitamin A supplementation in the recovery of Indigenous children hospitalised for acute diarrhoea...
  28. ncbi RAD52 Y415X truncation polymorphism and epithelial ovarian cancer risk in Australian women
    Livia Kelemen
    Cancer and Cell Biology Division, Queensland Institute of Medical Research and the University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    Cancer Lett 218:191-7. 2005
    ..6 and 4% were observed among cases and controls, respectively. The risk estimate was 0.55 (95%CI 0.24-1.24), suggesting that the RAD52 Y415X polymorphism is not associated with epithelial ovarian cancer in Australian women...
  29. ncbi Repeated occurrence of basal cell carcinoma of the skin and multifailure survival analysis: follow-up data from the Nambour Skin Cancer Prevention Trial
    Nirmala Pandeya
    Population Studies and Human Genetics, Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Royal Brisbane Hospital, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Am J Epidemiol 161:748-54. 2005
    ..These results demonstrate the importance of conducting multiple-event analysis for recurring events, as risk factors for a single event may differ from those where repeated events are considered...
  30. ncbi The relationship between acute alcohol consumption and consequent injury type
    Kerrianne Watt
    Australian Centre for Pre Hospital Research, Queensland Ambulance Service, Brisbane, Queensland 4001, Australia
    Alcohol Alcohol 40:263-8. 2005
    ..e. demographic and situational variables, usual drinking patterns, substance use and risk-taking behaviour)...
  31. ncbi Injury severity: role of alcohol, substance use and risk-taking
    Kerrianne Watt
    Australian Centre for Pre Hospital Research, Queensland Ambulance Service, Brisbane, Australia
    Emerg Med Australas 18:108-17. 2006
    ..The objective of the present study was to quantify the relationship between acute alcohol consumption and injury severity...
  32. pmc Population attributable risk of breast cancer in white women associated with immediately modifiable risk factors
    Christina A Clarke
    Northern California Cancer Center, Fremont, California, USA
    BMC Cancer 6:170. 2006
    ..To justify such efforts, it is vital to quantify the potential population-level impacts on breast cancer considering population variations in behavior prevalence, risk estimate, and baseline incidence...
  33. ncbi Recognition of genetic factors influencing the progression of hepatitis C : potential for personalized therapy
    Julie R Jonsson
    School of Medicine, Southern Division, University of Queensland, Princess Alexandra Hospital, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Mol Diagn Ther 12:209-18. 2008
    ..While these studies will require a significant financial commitment, a successful outcome offers the potential for personalized therapy and better patient management...
  34. doi Aspirin, nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, and the risks of cancers of the esophagus
    Shahram Sadeghi
    Queensland Institute of Medical Research, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland 4029, Australia
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 17:1169-78. 2008
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  35. doi Single nucleotide polymorphisms in obesity-related genes and the risk of esophageal cancers
    James D Doecke
    Division of Population Studies and Human Genetics, Queensland Institute of Medical Research, PO Royal Brisbane Hospital, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 17:1007-12. 2008
    ..0 kg/m(2), 25.0-29.9 kg/m(2), >30 kg/m(2)). In conclusion, our data suggest that these SNPs do not play a major role in esophageal carcinogenesis...
  36. doi Leptin and the risk of Barrett's oesophagus
    B J Kendall
    Division of Population Studies and Human Genetics, Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Brisbane, Australia
    Gut 57:448-54. 2008
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  37. ncbi Progressive fibrosis in nonalcoholic steatohepatitis: association with altered regeneration and a ductular reaction
    Michelle M Richardson
    School of Medicine, Southern Clinical Division, University of Queensland, Princess Alexandra Hospital, Brisbane, Australia
    Gastroenterology 133:80-90. 2007
    ..We propose that activation of this pathway, with increased cell injury in NASH, also induces a periportal ductular reaction (DR) that could produce a profibrogenic stimulus...
  38. ncbi Scald prevention campaigns: do they work?
    Melanie Spallek
    School of Population Health, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    J Burn Care Res 28:328-33. 2007
    ..The lack of effect identified in this study provides further evidence of the strong need to conduct rigorous evaluations of all major health promotion campaigns to add to the evidence base for such activities...
  39. ncbi Socio-economic distribution of environmental risk factors for childhood injury
    Joseph V Turner
    School of Medicine, University of Queensland
    Aust N Z J Public Health 30:514-8. 2006
    ..This study sought to establish whether the prevalence of observed hazards in and around the home was differentially distributed by SES, in order to identify opportunities for injury prevention...
  40. pmc Wine and other alcohol consumption and risk of ovarian cancer in the California Teachers Study cohort
    Ellen T Chang
    Northern California Cancer Center, 2201 Walnut Avenue, Suite 300, Fremont, CA 94538, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 18:91-103. 2007
    ..Whether alcohol consumption influences ovarian cancer risk is unclear. Therefore, we investigated the association between alcohol intake at various ages and risk of ovarian cancer...
  41. ncbi Prevalence and risk factors for lifetime exposure to Pap smear abnormalities in the Australian community
    T Natasha Posner
    Department of Primary Care and General Practice, Clinical Sciences Building, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston B15 2TT, UK
    Sex Health 3:275-9. 2006
    ..This study examined the prevalence, correlates and consequences of abnormal Pap smears in a population-based survey of sexuality and health in the Australian community...
  42. ncbi Does smoking increase risk of ovarian cancer? A systematic review
    Susan J Jordan
    Cancer and Population Studies Group, Queensland Institute of Medical Research, School of Population Health, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    Gynecol Oncol 103:1122-9. 2006
    ..We sought to clarify the relationship between smoking and ovarian cancer by histological subtype...
  43. pmc Dietary patterns and risk of ovarian cancer in the California Teachers Study cohort
    Ellen T Chang
    Northern California Cancer Center, Fremont, California 94538, USA
    Nutr Cancer 60:285-91. 2008
    ..Overall, our results show no convincing associations between dietary patterns and ovarian cancer risk...
  44. ncbi Repeatability of self-reported information for population-based studies of cancer
    Shamshad Karatela
    Division of Population Studies and Human Genetics, Queensland Institute of Medical Research, PO Royal Brisbane Hospital, Queensland 4029 Australia
    Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 7:303-8. 2006
    ..To measure the repeatability of a cancer risk factor questionnaire in a population-based case-control study...
  45. ncbi Searching for cancer deaths in Australia: National Death Index vs. cancer registries
    Christina M Nagle
    School of Population Health, University of Queensland Medical School, Herston, Queensland 4006, Australia
    Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 7:41-5. 2006
    ..To compare the accuracy, costs and utility of using the National Death Index (NDI) and state-based cancer registries in determining the mortality status of a cohort of women diagnosed with ovarian cancer in the early 1990s...
  46. ncbi Melanocytic nevi in very young children: the role of phenotype, sun exposure, and sun protection
    David C Whiteman
    Division of Population Studies and Human Genetics, Queensland Institute of Medical Research, PO Royal Brisbane Hospital, Queensland 4029 Australia
    J Am Acad Dermatol 52:40-7. 2005
    ..Melanocytic nevi are strongly associated with cutaneous melanoma, yet little is known about factors influencing nevus development in the first years of life...
  47. ncbi Assessment of the diagnosis and prevalence of asthma in Australian indigenous children
    Patricia C Valery
    Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Population and Clinical Sciences Division, 300 Herston Road, Queensland 4006, Australia
    J Clin Epidemiol 56:629-35. 2003
    ..We endeavoured to assess its performance when administered in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities...
  48. ncbi Prevalence and anatomical distribution of naevi in young Queensland children
    David C Whiteman
    Division of Population Studies and Human Genetics Queensland Institute of Medical Research, PO Royal Brisbane Hospital, Queensland, Australia
    Int J Cancer 106:930-3. 2003
    ..These data support the concept that melanocytic neoplasia commences early in life and that naevus evolution is influenced by the anatomical site of the target cell...
  49. ncbi The prohibitin 3' untranslated region polymorphism is not associated with risk of ovarian cancer
    Amanda B Spurdle
    Cancer and Cell Biology Division, The Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Herston, PO Royal Brisbane Hospital, Queensland 4029, Australia
    Gynecol Oncol 90:145-9. 2003
    ..We assessed the association of the prohibitin 3' untranslated region polymorphism with risk of ovarian cancer in the Australian population by case-control comparison...
  50. ncbi Dietary influences on survival after ovarian cancer
    Christina M Nagle
    School of Population Health, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    Int J Cancer 106:264-9. 2003
    ..Although much remains to be learned about the influence of nutritional factors after a diagnosis of ovarian cancer, our study suggests the possibility that a diet high in vegetable intake may help improve survival...
  51. ncbi Melanocytic nevi, solar keratoses, and divergent pathways to cutaneous melanoma
    David C Whiteman
    Division of Population Studies and Human Genetics, Queensland Institute of Medical Research, PO Royal Brisbane Hospital, Queensland, Australia
    J Natl Cancer Inst 95:806-12. 2003
    ..We tested this hypothesis in a case-case comparative study of melanoma patients in Queensland, Australia...
  52. ncbi Is child sexual abuse declining? Evidence from a population-based survey of men and women in Australia
    Michael P Dunne
    Center for Public Health Research, Queensland University of Technology, Kelvin Grove, QLD 4059, Brisbane, Australia
    Child Abuse Negl 27:141-52. 2003
    ..This study examines age-cohort differences in the prevalence of self-reported CSA experiences of men and women aged 18-59 years in a community-based sample from a comparable western nation...
  53. ncbi Timing of pregnancy and the risk of epithelial ovarian cancer
    David C Whiteman
    Population and Clinical Sciences Division, Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Queensland 4029, Australia
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 12:42-6. 2003
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  54. ncbi BRCA2 Arg372Hispolymorphism and epithelial ovarian cancer risk
    Annika Auranen
    CRC Department of Oncology, Strangeways Research Laboratory, Cambridge, UK
    Int J Cancer 103:427-30. 2003
    ..66 (1.17-2.54) for the 2 studies combined (p = 0.005). The BRCA2 372 HH genotype appears to be associated with an increased risk of ovarian cancer of a similar magnitude to that reported for breast cancer...
  55. ncbi Natural history of Ross River virus-induced epidemic polyarthritis
    Andrea D Mylonas
    Australian Centre for International Health and Nutrition, Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Post Office, Royal Brisbane Hospital, Brisbane, QLD 4029, Australia
    Med J Aust 177:356-60. 2002
    ..To describe the natural history, treatment and cost of Ross River virus-induced epidemic polyarthritis (RRV disease)...
  56. ncbi Ross River virus disease in tropical Queensland: evolution of rheumatic manifestations in an inception cohort followed for six months
    David Harley
    Developmental Disability Unit, School of Population Health, University of Queensland, Mater Hospital, Raymond Terrace, South Brisbane, QLD 4101, Australia
    Med J Aust 177:352-5. 2002
    ..To describe the natural history of rheumatic manifestations of Ross River virus (RRV) disease...
  57. ncbi The CYP3A4*1B polymorphism has no functional significance and is not associated with risk of breast or ovarian cancer
    Amanda B Spurdle
    Cancer and Cell Biology Division, Joint Experimental Oncology Programme, The Queensland Institute of Medical Research and The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    Pharmacogenetics 12:355-66. 2002
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  58. ncbi The risk of Ross River and Barmah Forest virus disease in Queensland: implications for New Zealand
    Louise A Kelly-Hope
    Queensland Institute of Medical Research and the Australian Centre for International and Tropical Health and Nutrition, University of Queensland
    Aust N Z J Public Health 26:69-77. 2002
    ..To describe the incidence of Ross River (RR) and Barmah Forest (BF) virus disease in Queensland and determine the risk of importation of RR virus from Queensland into New Zealand (NZ) via viraemic travellers...
  59. ncbi Excess alcohol greatly increases the prevalence of cirrhosis in hereditary hemochromatosis
    Linda M Fletcher
    Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Princess Alexandra Hospital, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Gastroenterology 122:281-9. 2002
    ....
  60. ncbi Risk of mosquito-borne epidemic polyarthritis disease among international visitors to Queensland, Australia
    Louise A Kelly-Hope
    Infectious Diseases and Immunology Division, Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Herston, Queensland, Australia
    J Travel Med 9:211-3. 2002
  61. ncbi Early patterns of sexual activity: age cohort differences in Australia
    Frances M Boyle
    School of Population Health, University of Queensland, Australia
    Int J STD AIDS 14:745-52. 2003
    ..If such trends continue, positive long-term outcomes for health and social wellbeing should result...
  62. ncbi In overweight patients with chronic hepatitis C, circulating insulin is associated with hepatic fibrosis: implications for therapy
    Ingrid J Hickman
    School of Medicine, Southern Clinical Division, University of Queensland, Princess Alexandra Hospital, Ipswich Road, Brisbane, QLD 4102, Australia
    J Hepatol 39:1042-8. 2003
    ..We hypothesized that host metabolic factors associated with increased BMI may play a role in disease progression...
  63. ncbi Differences in climatic factors between Ross River virus disease outbreak and nonoutbreak years
    Louise A Kelly-Hope
    Infectious Diseases and Immunology Division, Queensland Institute of Medical Research and the University of Queensland, School of Population Health, Herston QLD 4029, Australia
    J Med Entomol 41:1116-22. 2004
    ..More detailed research is imperative if we are to optimize the surveillance and control of epidemic polyarthritic disease in Australia...
  64. ncbi Hospital-based case-control study of bronchiectasis in indigenous children in Central Australia
    Patricia C Valery
    Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Population Studies and Human Genetics, Brisbane, Australia
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 23:902-8. 2004
    ..This study examined the relationship between hospital admission for episode(s) of pneumonia and the risk of radiologically proven bronchiectasis...
  65. ncbi Progesterone receptor promoter +331A polymorphism is associated with a reduced risk of endometrioid and clear cell ovarian cancers
    Andrew Berchuck
    Division of Gynecologic Oncology, Duke University Medical Center, Box 3079, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 13:2141-7. 2004
    ..In this study, we sought to determine whether this polymorphism affects ovarian cancer risk...
  66. ncbi Twinning and the incidence of breast and gynecological cancers (United States)
    Rachel E Neale
    Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Brisbane, Australia
    Cancer Causes Control 15:829-35. 2004
    ..21). Conversely the risk of cervical cancer was higher among twin mothers (RR = 1.78, 95% CI 0.88-3.52). This latter finding supports previous data suggesting that reproductive hormones act as cofactors in the etiology of cervical cancer...
  67. ncbi Risk of injury from acute alcohol consumption and the influence of confounders
    Kerrianne Watt
    Violence Research Group, University of Wales College of Medicine, Cardiff, UK
    Addiction 99:1262-73. 2004
    ..e. usual alcohol intake, risk-taking behaviour and substance use-defined as prescription/over-the-counter medication or illicit substances), using three separate measures of alcohol consumption...
  68. ncbi Factors influencing PRN medication use in nursing homes
    Julie A Stokes
    Therapeutics Research Unit, School of Medicine, University of Queensland, Princess Alexandra Hospital, Ipswich Rd, Woolloongabba, Queensland 4102, Australia
    Pharm World Sci 26:148-54. 2004
    ..To identify determinants of PRN (as needed) drug use in nursing homes. Decisions about the use of these medications are made expressly by nursing home staff when general medical practitioners (GPs) prescribe medications for PRN use...
  69. ncbi Coffee, tea and caffeine and risk of epithelial ovarian cancer
    Susan J Jordan
    Queensland Institute of Medical Research, PO Royal Brisbane Hospital, QLD 4029, Australia
    Cancer Causes Control 15:359-65. 2004
    ..Studies evaluating the relationships between coffee, tea and caffeine and ovarian cancer risk have given inconsistent results. We have examined these associations using data from an Australian population-based case-control study...
  70. ncbi Steatosis and liver cell apoptosis in chronic hepatitis C: a mechanism for increased liver injury
    Meagan J Walsh
    School of Medicine, Southern Division, University of Queensland, Princess Alexandra Hospital, Brisbane, Australia
    Hepatology 39:1230-8. 2004
    ..Further investigation will be required to determine the molecular pathways responsible for the proapoptotic effect of steatosis and whether this increase in apoptosis contributes directly to fibrogenesis...
  71. ncbi Alcohol, wine, and risk of epithelial ovarian cancer
    Penelope M Webb
    Queensland Institute of Medical Research, PO Royal Brisbane Hospital, Brisbane, Queensland 4029, Australia
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 13:592-9. 2004
    ..In this Australian population, the inverse association with alcohol was due solely to wine consumption and so may be a consequence of antioxidants and/or phytoestrogens in wine rather than the alcohol itself...
  72. ncbi Ross River virus disease in Australia, 1886-1998, with analysis of risk factors associated with outbreaks
    Louise A Kelly-Hope
    Infectious Diseases and Immunology Division, Queensland Institute of Medical Research and the University of Queensland, Australian Centre for International and Tropical Health and Nutrition, Post Office Royal Brisbane Hospital, QLD 4029, Australia
    J Med Entomol 41:133-50. 2004
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  73. ncbi Predictors of baseline peritoneal transport status in Australian and New Zealand peritoneal dialysis patients
    Markus Rumpsfeld
    Australia and New Zealand Dialysis and Transplant Association Registry, Adelaide, Australia
    Am J Kidney Dis 43:492-501. 2004
    ..Factors that predict peritoneal transport status in peritoneal dialysis (PD) patients are poorly understood. The aim of the present study is to determine these factors in Australian and New Zealand incident PD patients...
  74. ncbi Symptoms and diagnosis of borderline, early and advanced epithelial ovarian cancer
    Penelope M Webb
    Queensland Institute of Medical Research, PO Royal Brisbane Hospital, Brisbane, QLD 4029, Australia
    Gynecol Oncol 92:232-9. 2004
    ..To document symptoms associated with borderline, early and advanced ovarian cancer and identify personal characteristics associated with early versus late diagnosis...
  75. ncbi Sexual dysfunction in the Australian population
    Jake M Najman
    Schools of Social Science and Population Health, University of Queensland
    Aust Fam Physician 32:951-4. 2003
    ..To describe the prevalence and forms of sexual dysfunction experienced by Australians, and compare these with people in the United States...
  76. ncbi Infertility, fertility drugs, and ovarian cancer: a pooled analysis of case-control studies
    Roberta B Ness
    University of Pittsburgh School of Public Health, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 155:217-24. 2002
    ..10, 2.71) and unknown cause of infertility (OR = 1.19, 95% CI: 1.00, 1.40) increased cancer risk. These data suggest a role for specific biologic causes of infertility, but not for fertility drugs in overall risk for ovarian cancer...