Affiliation: University of Newcastle
- Musculoskeletal screening examination (pGALS) for school-age children based on the adult GALS screenH E Foster
The Medical School, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle, UK
Arthritis Rheum 55:709-16. 2006..To develop and validate a musculoskeletal screening examination applicable to school-age children based on the adult Gait, Arms, Legs, Spine (GALS) screen...
- Serum MMP-1 and TIMP-1 levels are increased in patients with psoriatic arthritis and their siblingsA Myers
Department of Rheumatology, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, Freeman Hospital, Newcastle Hospitals NHS Trust, High Heaton, Newcastle upon Tyne NE7 7DN, UK
Rheumatology (Oxford) 43:272-6. 2004..This is unlike rheumatoid arthritis (RA) which is more uniformly destructive and where MMP-1/TIMP-1 levels are known to be elevated...
- More 'cries from the joints': assessment of the musculoskeletal system is poorly documented in routine paediatric clerkingA Myers
Department of Rheumatology, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
Rheumatology (Oxford) 43:1045-9. 2004..Furthermore, to survey trainee paediatricians (SPRs, specialist registrars) about their self-rated confidence in assessing the MSK system...
- Recurrence risk for psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis within sibshipsA Myers
Department of Rheumatology, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
Rheumatology (Oxford) 44:773-6. 2005..To quantify the frequency of siblings of patients with psoriatic arthritis (PsA) having psoriasis and/or inflammatory arthritis. To describe the similarity or otherwise of patterns of arthritis in siblings...
- Interleukin-6 signalling in juvenile idiopathic arthritis is limited by proteolytically cleaved soluble interleukin-6 receptorN J Peake
Musculoskeletal Research Group, Medical School Cookson Building, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
Rheumatology (Oxford) 45:1485-9. 2006..The aim of this study was to evaluate the contribution of both isoforms to clinical parameters associated with IL-6 signalling in JIA...
- Delay in access to appropriate care for children presenting with musculoskeletal symptoms and ultimately diagnosed with juvenile idiopathic arthritisH E Foster
Musculoskeletal Research Group, School Clinical Medical Sciences, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
Arthritis Rheum 57:921-7. 2007..To document pathways of care, management, and interval from onset of symptoms to first pediatric rheumatology multidisciplinary team (PRhMDT) assessment for children with incident juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA)...
- Levels of matrix metalloproteinase (MMP)-1 in paired sera and synovial fluids of juvenile idiopathic arthritis patients: relationship to inflammatory activity, MMP-3 and tissue inhibitor of metalloproteinases-1 in a longitudinal studyN J Peake
Musculoskeletal Research Group, School of Clinical Medical Sciences, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
Rheumatology (Oxford) 44:1383-9. 2005....
- Increased familial risk and genomewide significant linkage for Alzheimer's disease with psychosisP Hollingworth
Department of Psychological Medicine, Cardiff University School of Medicine, Heath Park, Cardiff, United Kingdom
Am J Med Genet B Neuropsychiatr Genet 144:841-8. 2007..These findings support the hypothesis that psychotic symptoms in AD are genetically modified and that a gene/s implicated in their aetiology may be located on chromosome 7 and 15...
- Are the Ottawa ankle rules helpful in ruling out the need for x ray examination in children?A Myers
The Children s Mercy Hospital and Clinics, 2401 Gillham Road, Kansas City, Missouri 64108, USA
Arch Dis Child 90:1309-11. 2005
- E280A PS-1 mutation causes Alzheimer's disease but age of onset is not modified by ApoE allelesC L Lendon
Department of Psychiatry, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri 63110, USA
Hum Mutat 10:186-95. 1997..Previous investigations of the effect of ApoE genotype on the age of onset were confounded by small patient numbers, familial clustering of ApoE genotypes, and combining data from unrelated families with different mutations...
- Rheumatology training in the UK: the trainees' perspectiveH E Foster
Rheumatology (Oxford) 44:263-4; author reply 264. 2005
- Non-human primates: a model for tuberculosis researchJ L Flynn
Department of Molecular Genetics and Biochemistry, W1157 Biomedical Science Tower, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
Tuberculosis (Edinb) 83:116-8. 2003....
- Substantial linkage disequilibrium across the insulin-degrading enzyme locus but no association with late-onset Alzheimer's diseaseR Abraham
Department of Psychological Medicine, University of Wales College of Medicine, Cardiff CF14 4XN, Wales, UK
Hum Genet 109:646-52. 2001..We conclude that IDE does not make a substantial contribution to the aetiology of LOAD and therefore cannot account for the linkage between LOAD and 10q...
- The frequency and impact of restless legs syndrome in primary careS T O'Keeffe
Department of Geriatric Medicine, Galway Regional Hospitals
Ir Med J 100:539-42. 2007..Clinically significant RLS is common in Irish general practice and has a significant effect on sleep and quality of life. Nevertheless, the condition often goes undiagnosed...