Liam Murray

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Affiliation: Queen's University Belfast
Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs and pancreatic cancer risk: a nested case-control study
    M C Bradley
    Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention Research Group, Centre for Public Health, Queen s University, Mulhouse Building, Royal Victoria Hospital, Belfast BT12 6BJ, Northern Ireland, UK
    Br J Cancer 102:1415-21. 2010
  2. pmc A randomised controlled trial to evaluate the efficacy of a 6 month dietary and physical activity intervention for prostate cancer patients receiving androgen deprivation therapy
    Farhana Haseen
    Centre for Public Health, Queen s University Belfast, Northern Ireland, UK
    Trials 11:86. 2010
  3. pmc Lack of association between serological evidence of past Coxiella burnetii infection and incident ischaemic heart disease: nested case-control study
    Conall McCaughey
    Regional Virus Laboratory, Royal Hospitals, Grosvenor Road, Belfast BT12 6BA, UK
    BMC Infect Dis 5:61. 2005
  4. pmc Risk of adenocarcinoma in Barrett's oesophagus: population based study
    Liam Murray
    Northern Ireland Cancer Registry, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Queen s University of Belfast, Belfast BT12 6BJ
    BMJ 327:534-5. 2003
  5. ncbi request reprint Relationship between body mass and gastro-oesophageal reflux symptoms: The Bristol Helicobacter Project
    Liam Murray
    The Queen s University of Belfast, Belfast BT12 5BJ, UK
    Int J Epidemiol 32:645-50. 2003
  6. pmc Inverse association between gastroesophageal reflux and blood pressure: results of a large community based study
    Liam J Murray
    Bolton Hospitals NHS Trust, Bolton, UK
    BMC Gastroenterol 8:10. 2008
  7. pmc Association of early life factors and acute lymphoblastic leukaemia in childhood: historical cohort study
    L Murray
    Northern Ireland Cancer Registry, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, The Queens University, Belfast, Riddel Hall, Stranmillis Road, Belfast BT9 5EE, UK
    Br J Cancer 86:356-61. 2002
  8. ncbi request reprint Season and outdoor ambient temperature: effects on birth weight
    L J Murray
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, The Queens University of Belfast, Belfast, United Kingdom
    Obstet Gynecol 96:689-95. 2000
  9. ncbi request reprint Infection with virulent strains of Helicobacter pylori is not associated with ischaemic heart disease: evidence from a population-based case-control study of myocardial infarction
    L J Murray
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, The Queen s University of Belfast, Mulhouse Building, Grosvenor Road, Belfast, UK
    Atherosclerosis 149:379-85. 2000
  10. pmc Chlamydia pneumoniae antibodies are associated with an atherogenic lipid profile
    L J Murray
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, The Queen s University of Belfast, Mulhouse Building, Institute of Clinical Science, Grosvenor Road, Belfast BT12 6BJ, UK
    Heart 81:239-44. 1999

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  1. pmc Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs and pancreatic cancer risk: a nested case-control study
    M C Bradley
    Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention Research Group, Centre for Public Health, Queen s University, Mulhouse Building, Royal Victoria Hospital, Belfast BT12 6BJ, Northern Ireland, UK
    Br J Cancer 102:1415-21. 2010
    ..Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) use has been linked with pancreatic cancer risk; however, findings from epidemiological studies are inconsistent...
  2. pmc A randomised controlled trial to evaluate the efficacy of a 6 month dietary and physical activity intervention for prostate cancer patients receiving androgen deprivation therapy
    Farhana Haseen
    Centre for Public Health, Queen s University Belfast, Northern Ireland, UK
    Trials 11:86. 2010
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  3. pmc Lack of association between serological evidence of past Coxiella burnetii infection and incident ischaemic heart disease: nested case-control study
    Conall McCaughey
    Regional Virus Laboratory, Royal Hospitals, Grosvenor Road, Belfast BT12 6BA, UK
    BMC Infect Dis 5:61. 2005
    ..We undertook this study to determine if past infection with Coxiella burnetii, the aetiological agent of Q fever, is a risk factor for the subsequent development of ischaemic heart disease...
  4. pmc Risk of adenocarcinoma in Barrett's oesophagus: population based study
    Liam Murray
    Northern Ireland Cancer Registry, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Queen s University of Belfast, Belfast BT12 6BJ
    BMJ 327:534-5. 2003
  5. ncbi request reprint Relationship between body mass and gastro-oesophageal reflux symptoms: The Bristol Helicobacter Project
    Liam Murray
    The Queen s University of Belfast, Belfast BT12 5BJ, UK
    Int J Epidemiol 32:645-50. 2003
    ..To examine the relationship between body mass and gastro-oesophageal reflux in a large population-representative sample from the UK...
  6. pmc Inverse association between gastroesophageal reflux and blood pressure: results of a large community based study
    Liam J Murray
    Bolton Hospitals NHS Trust, Bolton, UK
    BMC Gastroenterol 8:10. 2008
    ..In a cross-sectional community based study, as part of a randomised controlled trial of eradication of Helicobacter pylori infection, the association between blood pressure and symptoms of gastro-oesophageal reflux was examined...
  7. pmc Association of early life factors and acute lymphoblastic leukaemia in childhood: historical cohort study
    L Murray
    Northern Ireland Cancer Registry, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, The Queens University, Belfast, Riddel Hall, Stranmillis Road, Belfast BT9 5EE, UK
    Br J Cancer 86:356-61. 2002
    ..91 and 0.58; 95% CI=0.21-1.61 respectively). These findings indicate that several early life factors, including living conditions in childhood and maternal miscarriage history, influence risk of acute lymphoblastic leukaemia in childhood...
  8. ncbi request reprint Season and outdoor ambient temperature: effects on birth weight
    L J Murray
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, The Queens University of Belfast, Belfast, United Kingdom
    Obstet Gynecol 96:689-95. 2000
    ..To determine the extent to which meteorologic factors explain seasonality in birth weight in a developed country...
  9. ncbi request reprint Infection with virulent strains of Helicobacter pylori is not associated with ischaemic heart disease: evidence from a population-based case-control study of myocardial infarction
    L J Murray
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, The Queen s University of Belfast, Mulhouse Building, Grosvenor Road, Belfast, UK
    Atherosclerosis 149:379-85. 2000
    ..Although the majority of evidence does not support association between Helicobacter pylori infection and ischaemic heart disease, the nature of this relationship may differ when virulence of the infecting strains are examined...
  10. pmc Chlamydia pneumoniae antibodies are associated with an atherogenic lipid profile
    L J Murray
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, The Queen s University of Belfast, Mulhouse Building, Institute of Clinical Science, Grosvenor Road, Belfast BT12 6BJ, UK
    Heart 81:239-44. 1999
    ..To determine, within a representative population group of men and women, whether alteration of the lipid profile might underlie the reported association between Chlamydia pneumoniae and ischaemic heart disease...
  11. doi request reprint Role of obesity in Barrett's esophagus and cancer
    Liam Murray
    Centre for Public Health, The Queen s University of Belfast, Mulhouse Building, Grosvenor Road, Belfast B12 6BJ, UK
    Surg Oncol Clin N Am 18:439-52. 2009
    ..Particular attention is paid to the stage at which adiposity may act to influence the risk of EAC, because this determines the importance of weight control and weight loss at each stage in the disease spectrum for the prevention of EAC...
  12. doi request reprint The incidence of esophageal cancer and high-grade dysplasia in Barrett's esophagus: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Fouad Yousef
    Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention Research Group, Centre for Clinical and Population Sciences, Queen s University of Belfast, Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
    Am J Epidemiol 168:237-49. 2008
    ..7/1,000 person-years, respectively). The pooled estimates of cancer and HGD incidence were low, suggesting that the cost-effectiveness of surveillance is questionable unless it can be targeted to those with the highest cancer risk...
  13. ncbi request reprint A cluster randomised controlled trial to evaluate a policy of making hip protectors available to residents of nursing homes
    Peter D O'Halloran
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, Medical Biology Centre, Queen s University Belfast, Belfast, UK
    Age Ageing 33:582-8. 2004
    ..to evaluate the effectiveness of a policy of making hip protectors available to residents of nursing homes...
  14. doi request reprint A population-based study of IGF axis polymorphisms and the esophageal inflammation, metaplasia, adenocarcinoma sequence
    Adrian R McElholm
    Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention Research Group, Centre for Public Health, Queens University of Belfast, Belfast, United Kingdom
    Gastroenterology 139:204-12.e3. 2010
    ..Few studies have examined the relationship between genetic variation of this axis and esophageal adenocarcinoma (EAC) or its precursors...
  15. doi request reprint Cyclooxygenase-2 and inducible nitric oxide synthase gene polymorphisms and risk of reflux esophagitis, Barrett's esophagus, and esophageal adenocarcinoma
    Heather R Ferguson
    Division of Gastroenterology, Belfast City Hospital, Belfast, United Kingdom
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 17:727-31. 2008
    ..Our study suggests that the COX-2 8473 C allele is a potential genetic marker for susceptibility to esophageal adenocarcinoma...
  16. pmc Trends in blood pressure over 10 years in adolescents: analyses of cross sectional surveys in the Northern Ireland Young Hearts project
    David Watkins
    Department of Child Health, Queens University of Belfast, Institute of Clinical Science, Royal Victoria Hospital, Belfast BT12 6JB
    BMJ 329:139. 2004
    ..To examine secular trends in blood pressure over a 10 year period between two representative cohorts of adolescents from Northern Ireland...
  17. pmc Exposure to oral bisphosphonates and risk of esophageal cancer
    Chris R Cardwell
    Centre for Public Health, Queen s University Belfast, Grosvenor Rd, Belfast BT12 6BJ, United Kingdom
    JAMA 304:657-63. 2010
    ..Esophagitis is a known adverse effect of bisphosphonate use, and recent reports suggest a link between bisphosphonate use and esophageal cancer, but this has not been robustly investigated...
  18. doi request reprint Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug and aspirin use and the risk of head and neck cancer: a systematic review
    Jessica C Wilson
    Centre for Public Health, School of Medicine Dentistry and Biomedical Sciences, Queen s University Belfast, Belfast, UK
    Cancer Causes Control 22:803-10. 2011
    ..Evidence for NSAIDs preventing head and neck cancer (HNC) is conflicting. We conducted a systematic literature review to investigate the association between NSAID/aspirin use and risk of head and neck cancer (HNC)...
  19. doi request reprint Reporting of research data by GPs: a cautionary tale for primary care researchers
    Gerard Gormley
    Department of General Practice, Queen s University Belfast, Belfast BT97HR, Northern Ireland, UK
    Fam Pract 25:209-12. 2008
    ..Given the importance of community-based research, there is a need to ensure the quality of data obtained from such studies. However, research has been considered a low priority for most GPs...
  20. doi request reprint Do changes in illness perceptions predict changes in psychological distress among oesophageal cancer survivors?
    Martin Dempster
    Queen s University Belfast, N Ireland
    J Health Psychol 16:500-9. 2011
    ..Findings suggested that enhancing control cognitions and encouraging a positive focus coping strategy may be important in improving psychological health...
  21. ncbi request reprint Feasibility of a standardised quality of life questionnaire in a weekly diary format for inoperable lung cancer patients
    Moyra E Mills
    Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention Research Group, Centre for Clinical and Population Sciences, Queen s University, Belfast, Northern Ireland
    Eur J Oncol Nurs 12:457-63. 2008
    ..The objective of this study was to test the feasibility of a low-tech QoL diary that could be held by the patient and shared with professionals across the health care setting...
  22. doi request reprint Does a patient-held quality-of-life diary benefit patients with inoperable lung cancer?
    Moyra E Mills
    Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention Research Group, Centre for Clinical and Population Sciences, Belfast, UK
    J Clin Oncol 27:70-7. 2009
    ..To examine the effect of weekly completion of a patient-held quality-of-life (QOL) diary in routine oncology practice for palliative care patients...
  23. doi request reprint Glycemic index, glycemic load, and risk of digestive tract neoplasms: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Helen G Mulholland
    Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention Research Group, Centre for Clinical and Population Sciences, Queen s University Belfast, Mulhouse Building, Royal Victoria Hospital Site, Belfast, Northern Ireland
    Am J Clin Nutr 89:568-76. 2009
    ..Habitual consumption of diets with a high glycemic index (GI) and a high glycemic load (GL) may influence cancer risk via hyperinsulinemia and the insulin-like growth factor axis...
  24. pmc Iron intake and markers of iron status and risk of Barrett's esophagus and esophageal adenocarcinoma
    Mark G O'Doherty
    Cancer Epidemiology Health Services Research Group, Centre for Public Health, Queens University Belfast, Mulhouse Building, Grosvenor Road, Belfast BT12 6BJ, UK
    Cancer Causes Control 21:2269-79. 2010
    ..To investigate the association between iron intake and iron status with Barrett's esophagus (BE) and esophageal adenocarcinoma (EAC)...
  25. doi request reprint Association between breast-feeding and anthropometry and CVD risk factor status in adolescence and young adulthood: the Young Hearts Project, Northern Ireland
    Valerie A Holmes
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, Queen s University Belfast, Belfast, UK
    Public Health Nutr 13:771-8. 2010
    ..To examine the association between breast-feeding and blood pressure, anthropometry and plasma lipid profile in both adolescence and young adulthood...
  26. doi request reprint Can physical activity modulate pancreatic cancer risk? a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Michael A O'Rorke
    Cancer Epidemiology Health Services Research Group, Centre for Public Health, Queen s University Belfast, Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
    Int J Cancer 126:2957-68. 2010
    ..Despite indications of an inverse relationship with higher levels of work and total activity, there was little evidence of such associations with recreational and other activity exposures...
  27. ncbi request reprint The effect of androgen deprivation therapy on body composition in men with prostate cancer: systematic review and meta-analysis
    Farhana Haseen
    Centre for Public Health, Queen s University Belfast, Belfast, Northern Ireland, UK
    J Cancer Surviv 4:128-39. 2010
    ..Limited information exists regarding the rate and extent of these changes. This systematic review was conducted to determine the effects of ADT on body composition in prostate cancer patients...
  28. pmc Maternal body mass index and risk of testicular cancer in male offspring: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Shama S Alam
    Cancer Epidemiology and Health Services Research Group, Centre for Public Health, Queen s University Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
    Cancer Epidemiol 34:509-15. 2010
    ..This systematic review and meta-analysis investigated the nature of this association...
  29. doi request reprint Statins and pancreatic cancer risk: a nested case-control study
    Marie C Bradley
    Clinical and Practice Research Group, School of Pharmacy, Queen s University Belfast, 97 Lisburn Road, Belfast BT9 7BL, Northern Ireland, UK
    Cancer Causes Control 21:2093-100. 2010
    ..To investigate the relationship between statin use and pancreatic cancer risk...
  30. ncbi request reprint Have patients with esophagitis got an increased risk of adenocarcinoma? Results from a population-based study
    Seamus J Murphy
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Mulhouse Building, Grosvenor Road, Belfast BT12 6BJ, Northern Ireland
    World J Gastroenterol 11:7290-5. 2005
    ..To examine an increased risk of esophageal adenocarcinoma is restricted to patients who develop Barrett's esophagus or whether esophagitis per se is a risk factor for adenocarcinoma...
  31. ncbi request reprint Glycemic index, carbohydrate and fiber intakes and risk of reflux esophagitis, Barrett's esophagus, and esophageal adenocarcinoma
    Helen G Mulholland
    Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention Research Group, Centre for Clinical and Population Sciences, Queens University Belfast, Grosvenor Road, Belfast, Northern Ireland, UK
    Cancer Causes Control 20:279-88. 2009
    ..To examine the association between dietary glycemic index (GI), glycemic load (GL), total carbohydrate, sugars, starch, and fiber intakes and the risk of reflux esophagitis, Barrett's esophagus, and esophageal adenocarcinoma...
  32. ncbi request reprint Factors affecting adherence to use of hip protectors amongst residents of nursing homes--a correlation study
    Peter D O'Halloran
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, Queen s University Belfast, UK
    Int J Nurs Stud 44:672-86. 2007
    ..Promising results from randomised controlled trials in nursing homes have resulted in hip protectors being widely recommended in the health care literature and in national guidelines...
  33. ncbi request reprint A population-based association study of SNPs of GSTP1, MnSOD, GPX2 and Barrett's esophagus and esophageal adenocarcinoma
    Seamus J Murphy
    Department of Medical Genetics, Queen s University Belfast, Royal Group of Hospitals, Grosvenor Road, Belfast, Ireland
    Carcinogenesis 28:1323-8. 2007
    ..SNPs involving the GSTP1, MnSOD and GPX2 genes were not associated with BE or EAC. Further studies aimed at identifying susceptibility genes should focus on different antioxidant genes or different pathways...
  34. ncbi request reprint Incidence of colorectal cancer in a population-based cohort of patients with Barrett's oesophagus
    Seamus J Murphy
    Northern Ireland Cancer Registry, Belfast, Northern Ireland
    Scand J Gastroenterol 40:1449-53. 2005
    ..No population-based studies have examined the incidence of this cancer in patients with Barrett's oesophagus...
  35. ncbi request reprint The effect of type of hip protector and resident characteristics on adherence to use of hip protectors in nursing and residential homes--an exploratory study
    Peter D O'Halloran
    Queen s University Belfast, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Medical Biology Centre, 97 Lisburn Road, Belfast BT9 7BL, UK
    Int J Nurs Stud 42:387-97. 2005
    ..To investigate the factors influencing the acceptability of hip protectors to residents of nursing and residential homes, especially the effect of hip protector type, and resident characteristics...
  36. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for Barrett's oesophagus and oesophageal adenocarcinoma: results from the FINBAR study
    Lesley A Anderson
    Centre for Clinical and Population Sciences, Queen s University, Mulhouse Building, Grosvenor Road, Belfast, BT12 6BJ, Northern Ireland
    World J Gastroenterol 13:1585-94. 2007
    ..To investigate risk factors associated with Barrett's oesophagus and oesophageal adenocarcinoma...
  37. ncbi request reprint Fruit and vegetable consumption and bone mineral density: the Northern Ireland Young Hearts Project
    Claire P McGartland
    Northern Ireland Center for Food and Health, University of Ulster, Coleraine, United Kingdom
    Am J Clin Nutr 80:1019-23. 2004
    ..Studies examining the relation between bone mineral density (BMD) and fruit and vegetable consumption during adolescence are rare...
  38. doi request reprint Dietary antioxidant and mineral intake in humans is associated with reduced risk of esophageal adenocarcinoma but not reflux esophagitis or Barrett's esophagus
    Seamus J Murphy
    Centre for Public Health, Queen s University Belfast, Belfast BT12 6BJ, Northern Ireland
    J Nutr 140:1757-63. 2010
    ..These results suggest that antioxidants may play a role in the pathogenesis of RE and EAC and may be more important in terms of progression rather than initiation of the disease process...
  39. ncbi request reprint Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs and the esophageal inflammation-metaplasia-adenocarcinoma sequence
    Lesley A Anderson
    Centre for Clinical and Population Sciences, Queen s University, Belfast, Northern Ireland
    Cancer Res 66:4975-82. 2006
    ..If NSAIDs have a true protective effect on the esophageal inflammation-metaplasia-adenocarcinoma sequence, they may act early in the sequence...
  40. doi request reprint High-density lipoprotein subfractions display proatherogenic properties in overweight and obese children
    Jane McEneny
    Centre for Public Health, Nutrition and Metabolism Group, Queen s University Belfast, Belfast, UK
    Pediatr Res 74:279-83. 2013
    ..Therefore, SAA may be a useful biomarker to identify increased CVD potential in overweight and obese children...
  41. doi request reprint Psychological distress among survivors of esophageal cancer: the role of illness cognitions and coping
    Martin Dempster
    School of Psychology, Queen s University Belfast, Northern Ireland, UK
    Dis Esophagus 25:222-7. 2012
    ..The findings suggest that cognition-based interventions could potentially be most effective in minimizing emotional distress among survivors of esophageal cancer...
  42. ncbi request reprint Breast cancer services--a population-based study of service reorganization
    Pauline Monaghan
    Northern Ireland Cancer Registry, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Queen s University, Belfast BT12 6BJ, UK
    J Public Health (Oxf) 27:171-5. 2005
    ..In this paper, breast cancer patients diagnosed in 1996 and those diagnosed in 2001 are compared in order to examine the extent of service change in Northern Ireland...
  43. ncbi request reprint Methods of calculating prostate-specific antigen velocity
    David Connolly
    Department of Urology, Belfast City Hospital, Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
    Eur Urol 52:1044-50. 2007
    ..We calculated PSAV using three common methods and compared differences between the methods and their predictive value for prostate cancer diagnosis...
  44. ncbi request reprint Comparison of phenotypic and genotypic characteristics of Salmonella bredeney associated with a poultry-related outbreak of gastroenteritis in Northern Ireland
    John E Moore
    Northern Ireland Public Health Laboratory, Belfast City Hospital, Northern Ireland, BT9 7AD, Belfast, UK
    J Infect 47:33-9. 2003
    ..To employ a combination of phenotypic and genotypic subspecies typing methods to aid in an epidemiological investigation of an outbreak of Salmonella bredeney involving ten persons...
  45. doi request reprint Enhanced reactivity of peripheral blood immune cells to HSV-1 in primary achalasia
    Kar W Lau
    Department of Gastroenterology, Royal Victoria Hospital, Belfast, Northern Ireland, UK
    Scand J Gastroenterol 45:806-13. 2010
    ..The current study compared the reactivity of peripheral blood mononuclear cells (PBMCs) between patients with primary achalasia and normal controls to determine if PBMCs of patients exhibit a similar heightened reactivity to the virus...
  46. doi request reprint No association between hOGG1, XRCC1, and XPD polymorphisms and risk of reflux esophagitis, Barrett's esophagus, or esophageal adenocarcinoma: results from the factors influencing the Barrett's adenocarcinoma relationship case-control study
    Heather R Ferguson
    Division of Gastroenterology, Belfast City Hospital, Belfast BT9 7AB, Northern Ireland
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 17:736-9. 2008
    ..There were no statistically significant associations between these polymorphisms and risk of esophageal adenocarcinoma, Barrett's esophagus, or reflux esophagitis...
  47. ncbi request reprint Inverse relationship between alcohol consumption and active Helicobacter pylori infection: the Bristol Helicobacter project
    Liam J Murray
    The Queen s University of Belfast, United Kingdom
    Am J Gastroenterol 97:2750-5. 2002
    ..The aim of this study was to examine whether smoking or consumption of alcohol or coffee is associated with active Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) infection...
  48. pmc Randomised controlled trial of effects of Helicobacter pylori infection and its eradication on heartburn and gastro-oesophageal reflux: Bristol helicobacter project
    Richard F Harvey
    Frenchay Hospital, North Bristol NHS Trust, Bristol BS16 1LE
    BMJ 328:1417. 2004
    ..To investigate the effects of Helicobacter pylori infection and its eradication on heartburn and gastro-oesophageal reflux...
  49. doi request reprint Baseline prostate-specific antigen level and risk of prostate cancer and prostate-specific mortality: diagnosis is dependent on the intensity of investigation
    David Connolly
    Department of Urology, Belfast City Hospital, Lisburn Road, Belfast, Northern Ireland BT9 7AB
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 17:271-8. 2008
    ..0 ng/mL) PSA levels were not routinely investigated...
  50. ncbi request reprint A possible role for the PPARG Pro12Ala polymorphism in preterm birth
    Aline Meirhaeghe
    INSERM U744, Institut Pasteur de Lille, Universite de Lille, 1 rue du Pr Calmette, BP 245, 59019 Lille Cedex, France
    Diabetes 56:494-8. 2007
    ..In conclusion, the PPARG Pro12Ala polymorphism might represent a genetic susceptibility factor for preterm birth and constitute a link between preterm birth and metabolic diseases later in life...
  51. doi request reprint Patients with Barrett esophagus have poor understanding of the diagnosis and its implications
    Seamus J Murphy
    J Clin Gastroenterol 42:431-2. 2008
  52. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of epigastric pain, heartburn and acid regurgitation in adolescents and their parents: evidence for intergenerational association
    Liam J Murray
    Centre for Clinical and Population Sciences, Queens University of Belfast, Northern Ireland
    Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 19:297-303. 2007
    ..Little is known of the epidemiology of upper gastrointestinal symptoms in adolescents. We examined the prevalence of, and the risk factors for, epigastric pain, heartburn and acid regurgitation in adolescents from Northern Ireland...
  53. doi request reprint The utility of prostate-specific antigen velocity thresholds in clinical practice: a population-based analysis
    David Connolly
    Department of Urology, Belfast City Hospital, Northern Ireland, UK
    BJU Int 101:1507-12. 2008
    ..To investigate the ability of prostate-specific antigen velocity (PSAV) to predict prostate cancer, and assess the test characteristics of several PSAV thresholds for identifying prostate cancer and high-grade cancers...
  54. ncbi request reprint Clustering of metabolic syndrome risk factors and arterial stiffness in young adults: the Northern Ireland Young Hearts Project
    Isabel Ferreira
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Medical Technology Assessment KEMTA, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    J Hypertens 25:1009-20. 2007
    ....
  55. pmc Impact of Helicobacter pylori eradication on dyspepsia, health resource use, and quality of life in the Bristol helicobacter project: randomised controlled trial
    J Athene Lane
    Department of Social Medicine, University of Bristol, Bristol BS8 2PR
    BMJ 332:199-204. 2006
    ..To determine the impact of a community based Helicobacter pylori screening and eradication programme on the incidence of dyspepsia, resource use, and quality of life, including a cost consequences analysis...
  56. ncbi request reprint A placebo-controlled randomized trial of eradication of Helicobacter pylori in the general population: study design and response rates of the Bristol Helicobacter Project
    J Athene Lane
    Department of Social Medicine, University of Bristol, Bristol, United Kingdom
    Control Clin Trials 23:321-32. 2002
    ..In the Bristol Helicobacter Project the rate of participation varied inversely with both social deprivation and the prevalence of the infection...