Simon M Collin

Summary

Affiliation: University of Bristol
Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc The impact of CFS/ME on employment and productivity in the UK: a cross-sectional study based on the CFS/ME national outcomes database
    Simon M Collin
    School of Social and Community Medicine, Centre for Child and Adolescent Health, University of Bristol, Oakfield House, Oakfield Grove, BS8 2BN, UK
    BMC Health Serv Res 11:217. 2011
  2. pmc Visceral leishmaniasis relapse in Southern Sudan (1999-2007): a retrospective study of risk factors and trends
    Stanislaw Gorski
    Medecins Sans Frontieres, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 4:e705. 2010
  3. ncbi Folate and B12 in prostate cancer
    Simon M Collin
    School of Social and Community Medicine, University of Bristol, Bristol, United Kingdom
    Adv Clin Chem 60:1-63. 2013
  4. doi Associations of folate, vitamin B12, homocysteine, and folate-pathway polymorphisms with prostate-specific antigen velocity in men with localized prostate cancer
    Simon M Collin
    School of Social and Community Medicine, University of Bristol, Bristol, United Kingdom
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 19:2833-8. 2010
  5. pmc Could a simple antenatal package combining micronutritional supplementation with presumptive treatment of infection prevent maternal deaths in sub-Saharan Africa?
    Simon M Collin
    Department of Social Medicine, University of Bristol, Canynge Hall, Bristol, UK
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 7:6. 2007
  6. pmc Circulating folate, vitamin B12, homocysteine, vitamin B12 transport proteins, and risk of prostate cancer: a case-control study, systematic review, and meta-analysis
    Simon M Collin
    Department of Social Medicine, University of Bristol, Bristol, United Kingdom
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 19:1632-42. 2010
  7. pmc Prostate-cancer mortality in the USA and UK in 1975-2004: an ecological study
    Simon M Collin
    Department of Social Medicine, University of Bristol, Canynge Hall, Bristol, UK
    Lancet Oncol 9:445-52. 2008
  8. doi Association of folate-pathway gene polymorphisms with the risk of prostate cancer: a population-based nested case-control study, systematic review, and meta-analysis
    Simon M Collin
    Department of Social Medicine, University of Bristol, Canynge Hall, 39 Whatley Road, Bristol, BS8 2PS United Kingdom
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 18:2528-39. 2009
  9. doi Associations of sexual dysfunction symptoms with PSA-detected localised and advanced prostate cancer: a case-control study nested within the UK population-based ProtecT (Prostate testing for cancer and Treatment) study
    Simon M Collin
    Department of Social Medicine, University of Bristol, Canynge Hall, Bristol BS8 2PS, UK
    Eur J Cancer 45:3254-61. 2009
  10. pmc A decade of inequality in maternity care: antenatal care, professional attendance at delivery, and caesarean section in Bangladesh (1991-2004)
    Simon M Collin
    Department of Social Medicine, University of Bristol, Canynge Hall, Whiteladies Road, Bristol, BS8 2PR, UK
    Int J Equity Health 6:9. 2007

Detail Information

Publications16

  1. pmc The impact of CFS/ME on employment and productivity in the UK: a cross-sectional study based on the CFS/ME national outcomes database
    Simon M Collin
    School of Social and Community Medicine, Centre for Child and Adolescent Health, University of Bristol, Oakfield House, Oakfield Grove, BS8 2BN, UK
    BMC Health Serv Res 11:217. 2011
    ..Few studies have investigated factors associated with discontinuation of employment in patients with CFS/ME or quantified its impact on productivity...
  2. pmc Visceral leishmaniasis relapse in Southern Sudan (1999-2007): a retrospective study of risk factors and trends
    Stanislaw Gorski
    Medecins Sans Frontieres, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 4:e705. 2010
    ..Risk factors associated with L. donovani visceral leishmaniasis (VL; kala azar) relapse are poorly characterized...
  3. ncbi Folate and B12 in prostate cancer
    Simon M Collin
    School of Social and Community Medicine, University of Bristol, Bristol, United Kingdom
    Adv Clin Chem 60:1-63. 2013
    ..As with B12, even a weak positive association would be a significant public health issue, given the high prevalence of prostate cancer and concerns about the potential harms versus benefits of mandatory folic acid fortification...
  4. doi Associations of folate, vitamin B12, homocysteine, and folate-pathway polymorphisms with prostate-specific antigen velocity in men with localized prostate cancer
    Simon M Collin
    School of Social and Community Medicine, University of Bristol, Bristol, United Kingdom
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 19:2833-8. 2010
    ..We investigated whether these and other elements of folate metabolism were associated with prostate-specific antigen (PSA) velocity (PSAV) as a proxy measure of prostate cancer progression in men with localized prostate cancer...
  5. pmc Could a simple antenatal package combining micronutritional supplementation with presumptive treatment of infection prevent maternal deaths in sub-Saharan Africa?
    Simon M Collin
    Department of Social Medicine, University of Bristol, Canynge Hall, Bristol, UK
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 7:6. 2007
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  6. pmc Circulating folate, vitamin B12, homocysteine, vitamin B12 transport proteins, and risk of prostate cancer: a case-control study, systematic review, and meta-analysis
    Simon M Collin
    Department of Social Medicine, University of Bristol, Bristol, United Kingdom
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 19:1632-42. 2010
    ..Disturbed folate metabolism is associated with an increased risk of some cancers. Our objective was to determine whether blood levels of folate, vitamin B(12), and related metabolites were associated with prostate cancer risk...
  7. pmc Prostate-cancer mortality in the USA and UK in 1975-2004: an ecological study
    Simon M Collin
    Department of Social Medicine, University of Bristol, Canynge Hall, Bristol, UK
    Lancet Oncol 9:445-52. 2008
    ..Our aim was to study trends over time in prostate-cancer mortality and incidence in the USA and UK in 1975-2004, and compare these patterns with trends in screening and treatment...
  8. doi Association of folate-pathway gene polymorphisms with the risk of prostate cancer: a population-based nested case-control study, systematic review, and meta-analysis
    Simon M Collin
    Department of Social Medicine, University of Bristol, Canynge Hall, 39 Whatley Road, Bristol, BS8 2PS United Kingdom
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 18:2528-39. 2009
    ..Our meta-analysis suggests that known common folate-pathway single nucleotide polymorphisms do not have significant effects on susceptibility to prostate cancer...
  9. doi Associations of sexual dysfunction symptoms with PSA-detected localised and advanced prostate cancer: a case-control study nested within the UK population-based ProtecT (Prostate testing for cancer and Treatment) study
    Simon M Collin
    Department of Social Medicine, University of Bristol, Canynge Hall, Bristol BS8 2PS, UK
    Eur J Cancer 45:3254-61. 2009
    ..Conversely, among men with raised prostate-specific antigen (PSA) levels, a negative association might be expected if sexual dysfunction was symptomatic of benign, rather than malignant, prostatic disease...
  10. pmc A decade of inequality in maternity care: antenatal care, professional attendance at delivery, and caesarean section in Bangladesh (1991-2004)
    Simon M Collin
    Department of Social Medicine, University of Bristol, Canynge Hall, Whiteladies Road, Bristol, BS8 2PR, UK
    Int J Equity Health 6:9. 2007
    ..Since the early 1990s, Bangladesh has followed a strategy of improving access to facilities equipped and staffed to provide emergency obstetric care (EmOC)...
  11. doi Associations of lower urinary tract symptoms with prostate-specific antigen levels, and screen-detected localized and advanced prostate cancer: a case-control study nested within the UK population-based ProtecT (Prostate testing for cancer and Treatment)
    Simon M Collin
    Department of Social Medicine, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK
    BJU Int 102:1400-6. 2008
    ..To determine associations of lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) with prostate-specific antigen (PSA) levels and screen-detected localized and advanced prostate cancer...
  12. doi Genetic variants in the vitamin d receptor are associated with advanced prostate cancer at diagnosis: findings from the prostate testing for cancer and treatment study and a systematic review
    Lina Chen
    Department of Social Medicine, University of Bristol, Bristol, United Kingdom
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 18:2874-81. 2009
    ..84; 95% confidence interval, 0.71-1.00; P(unadjusted) = 0.050; P(adjusted) = 0.014). Our finding provides some support for the hypothesis that low levels of vitamin D may increase the risk of prostate cancer progression...
  13. doi The relation between adiposity throughout the life course and variation in IGFs and IGFBPs: evidence from the ProtecT (Prostate testing for cancer and Treatment) study
    Mari Anne Rowlands
    Department of Social Medicine, University of Bristol, Canynge Hall, 39 Whatley Road, Bristol BS8 2PS, UK
    Cancer Causes Control 21:1829-42. 2010
    ..Adiposity is positively associated with advanced, metastatic, and fatal prostate cancer. Obesity-related variations in insulin-like growth factors (IGF-I and -II) and their binding proteins (IGFBPs) could underlie these associations...
  14. doi The feasibility and acceptability of conducting a trial of specialist medical care and the Lightning Process in children with chronic fatigue syndrome: feasibility randomized controlled trial (SMILE study)
    Esther Crawley
    Centre for Child and Adolescent Health, School of Social and Community Medicine, University of Bristol, Oakfield House, Oakfield Road, BS8 2BN, Bristol, UK
    Trials 14:415. 2013
    ..The Phil Parker Lightning Process (LP) is a trademarked intervention, which >250 children use annually. There are no reported studies investigating the effectiveness or possible side effects of LP...
  15. doi Depression in paediatric chronic fatigue syndrome
    Helen Bould
    School of Social and Community Medicine, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK
    Arch Dis Child 98:425-8. 2013
    ....
  16. pmc What stops children with a chronic illness accessing health care: a mixed methods study in children with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome/Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (CFS/ME)
    Carly M Webb
    St George s University of London, Cranmer Terrace, London, UK
    BMC Health Serv Res 11:308. 2011
    ..However, the median time-to-assessment by a specialist service in the UK is 18 months. This study used a mixed-methods approach to examine factors associated with time taken to access specialist services...