Roger A Harrison

Summary

Affiliation: Bolton Primary Care Trust
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Are those in need taking dietary supplements? A survey of 21 923 adults
    R A Harrison
    Evidence for Population Health Unit, University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9PT, UK
    Br J Nutr 91:617-23. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint Does primary care referral to an exercise programme increase physical activity one year later? A randomized controlled trial
    Roger A Harrison
    Bolton Primary Care Trust, St Peters House, Silverwell Street, Bolton BL1 1PP, UK
    J Public Health (Oxf) 27:25-32. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint Who and how many people are taking herbal supplements? A survey of 21,923 adults
    Roger A Harrison
    Bolton Primary Care Trust, St Peter s House, Silverwell Street, Bolton BL1 1PP, England
    Int J Vitam Nutr Res 74:183-6. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Is there a role for long-chain omega3 or oil-rich fish in the treatment of atrial fibrillation?
    R A Harrison
    Bolton Primary Care Trust, University of Manchester, Public Health, St Peters House, Silverwell Street, BoltonBL1 1PP, UK
    Med Hypotheses 64:59-63. 2005
  5. pmc Increasing response to a postal survey of sedentary patients - a randomised controlled trial [ISRCTN45665423]
    Roger A Harrison
    Research Scientist in Public Health, Directorate of Public Health, Bolton Primary Care Trust, Bolton, UK
    BMC Health Serv Res 4:31. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint Should we encourage over-the-counter statins? A population perspective for coronary heart disease prevention
    Islay Gemmell
    National Primary Care Research and Development Centre, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
    Am J Cardiovasc Drugs 7:299-302. 2007
  7. doi request reprint Population Impact Analysis: a framework for assessing the population impact of a risk or intervention
    Arpana Verma
    Manchester Urban Collaboration on Health, School of Translational Medicine, Manchester Academic Health Science Centre, University of Manchester, Manchester M14 7PH, UK
    J Public Health (Oxf) 34:83-9. 2012
  8. ncbi request reprint Cardiovascular disease registers and recording of behavioural risk factors: why untapped opportunities continue
    Roger A Harrison
    Bolton Primary Care Trust, Bolton, UK
    Public Health Nutr 8:7-9. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Planning to win: Health and lifestyles associated with physical activity amongst 15,423 adults
    R A Harrison
    Bolton Primary Care Trust, St Peters House, Silverwell Street, Bolton, BL1 1PP UK
    Public Health 120:206-12. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint The role of diet in susceptibility to rheumatoid arthritis: a systematic review
    Dorothy J Pattison
    ARC Epidemiology Unit, Stopford Building, University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9PT, United Kingdom
    J Rheumatol 31:1310-9. 2004

Detail Information

Publications18

  1. ncbi request reprint Are those in need taking dietary supplements? A survey of 21 923 adults
    R A Harrison
    Evidence for Population Health Unit, University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9PT, UK
    Br J Nutr 91:617-23. 2004
    ..Public health organisations need to develop guidelines for the public and health professionals regarding the uncontrolled use of dietary supplements in the community...
  2. ncbi request reprint Does primary care referral to an exercise programme increase physical activity one year later? A randomized controlled trial
    Roger A Harrison
    Bolton Primary Care Trust, St Peters House, Silverwell Street, Bolton BL1 1PP, UK
    J Public Health (Oxf) 27:25-32. 2005
    ..Main outcome measures Meeting physical activity target at 12 months following referral, with a secondary outcome measured at 6 months from referral...
  3. ncbi request reprint Who and how many people are taking herbal supplements? A survey of 21,923 adults
    Roger A Harrison
    Bolton Primary Care Trust, St Peter s House, Silverwell Street, Bolton BL1 1PP, England
    Int J Vitam Nutr Res 74:183-6. 2004
    ..There is little information on the number and characteristics of adults taking herbal supplements and the relationship of this with other health and lifestyle factors. These were examined in the current study...
  4. ncbi request reprint Is there a role for long-chain omega3 or oil-rich fish in the treatment of atrial fibrillation?
    R A Harrison
    Bolton Primary Care Trust, University of Manchester, Public Health, St Peters House, Silverwell Street, BoltonBL1 1PP, UK
    Med Hypotheses 64:59-63. 2005
    ..We have currently started a randomised controlled trial to test our hypothesis...
  5. pmc Increasing response to a postal survey of sedentary patients - a randomised controlled trial [ISRCTN45665423]
    Roger A Harrison
    Research Scientist in Public Health, Directorate of Public Health, Bolton Primary Care Trust, Bolton, UK
    BMC Health Serv Res 4:31. 2004
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint Should we encourage over-the-counter statins? A population perspective for coronary heart disease prevention
    Islay Gemmell
    National Primary Care Research and Development Centre, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
    Am J Cardiovasc Drugs 7:299-302. 2007
    ..In the UK, simvastatin is currently available without prescription; however, the US FDA rejected an application for nonprescription lovastatin in 2005...
  7. doi request reprint Population Impact Analysis: a framework for assessing the population impact of a risk or intervention
    Arpana Verma
    Manchester Urban Collaboration on Health, School of Translational Medicine, Manchester Academic Health Science Centre, University of Manchester, Manchester M14 7PH, UK
    J Public Health (Oxf) 34:83-9. 2012
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint Cardiovascular disease registers and recording of behavioural risk factors: why untapped opportunities continue
    Roger A Harrison
    Bolton Primary Care Trust, Bolton, UK
    Public Health Nutr 8:7-9. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Planning to win: Health and lifestyles associated with physical activity amongst 15,423 adults
    R A Harrison
    Bolton Primary Care Trust, St Peters House, Silverwell Street, Bolton, BL1 1PP UK
    Public Health 120:206-12. 2006
    ..To assess levels of physical activity in the general population and amongst the 'healthy', and to identify factors associated with this important health behaviour...
  10. ncbi request reprint The role of diet in susceptibility to rheumatoid arthritis: a systematic review
    Dorothy J Pattison
    ARC Epidemiology Unit, Stopford Building, University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9PT, United Kingdom
    J Rheumatol 31:1310-9. 2004
    ..Studies investigated a possible effect of individual components of diet and the development of RA, but the lack of a systematic review means there is no unbiased assessment of the evidence...
  11. ncbi request reprint 'Smoke gets in your eyes': a research-informed professional education and advocacy programme
    Judith Thornton
    Clinical Epidemiology and Public Health Unit, University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9PT, UK
    J Public Health (Oxf) 29:142-6. 2007
    ....
  12. pmc The population effect of crime and neighbourhood on physical activity: an analysis of 15,461 adults
    Roger A Harrison
    Evidence for Population Health Unit, Epidemiology and Health Sciences, School of Medicine, University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 61:34-9. 2007
    ..Strategies to increase physical activity in the population need to consider the wider determinants of health-related behaviour, including fear of crime and safety...
  13. ncbi request reprint Can foods with added soya-protein or fish-oil reduce risk factors for coronary disease? A factorial randomised controlled trial
    R A Harrison
    Bolton Primary Care Trust, UK
    Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis 14:344-50. 2004
    ..The specific hypothesis tested here was that providing bread, cracker biscuits and snack bars fortified with DHA (long-chain omega 3) and soya-protein would havd a positive impact on cholesterol and blood pressure...
  14. ncbi request reprint Attitudes of community optometrists to smoking cessation: an untapped opportunity overlooked?
    C Thompson
    Department of Public Health, Bolton Primary Care Trust, Bolton, UK
    Ophthalmic Physiol Opt 27:389-93. 2007
    ..To assess community optometrists' attitudes and current behaviour regarding provision of smoking cessation advice in their practice...
  15. ncbi request reprint Access to exercise referral schemes -- a population based analysis
    R A Harrison
    Evidence for Population Health Unit, University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester, UK
    J Public Health (Oxf) 27:326-30. 2005
    ..The analysis considers the effectiveness of these schemes to a geographically defined population...
  16. ncbi request reprint Do postage-stamps increase response rates to postal surveys? A randomized controlled trial
    R A Harrison
    Directorate of Public Health, Wigan and Bolton Health Authority, Wigan, UK
    Int J Epidemiol 31:872-4. 2002
  17. pmc Risks and benefits of omega 3 fats for mortality, cardiovascular disease, and cancer: systematic review
    Lee Hooper
    School of Medicine, Health Policy and Practice, University of East Anglia, Norwich NR4 7TJ
    BMJ 332:752-60. 2006
    ..To review systematically the evidence for an effect of long chain and shorter chain omega 3 fatty acids on total mortality, cardiovascular events, and cancer...
  18. ncbi request reprint Unsung heroes who put their lives at risk? Informal caring, health and neighbourhood attachment
    Stephen Barrow
    Institute for Public Health Research and Policy, University of Salford, The Crescent, Salford M5 4QA, UK
    J Public Health (Oxf) 27:292-7. 2005
    ..We also considered previously neglected differences between informal care 'at home' and care elsewhere, along with neighbourhood attachment as a possible modifier of the associations we found...