Affiliation: University of Sheffield
- Examining the incremental impact of long-standing health conditions on subjective well-being alongside the EQ-5DMengjun Wu
Institute of Mental Health, University of Nottingham, Innovation Park, Jubilee Campus, Triumph Road, Nottingham NG7 2TU, UK
Health Qual Life Outcomes 12:61. 2014..Our study aims to explore whether long-standing health conditions have an incremental impact on subjective well-being alongside the EQ-5D...
- Deprivation, clubs and drugs: results of a UK regional population-based cross-sectional study of weight management strategiesClare Relton
Public Health Section, ScHARR, University of Sheffield, Regent Court, 30 Regent Street, Sheffield S1 4DA, UK
BMC Public Health 14:444. 2014..In order to inform future commissioning, we report the prevalence of various weight management strategies and examine the associations between slimming club and medication use and age, gender, deprivation and body mass index...
- A protocol for a trial of homeopathic treatment for irritable bowel syndromeEmily J Peckham
School of Healthcare, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK
BMC Complement Altern Med 12:212. 2012..This three-armed study seeks to explore the effectiveness of individualised homeopathic treatment plus usual care compared to both an attention control plus usual care and usual care alone, for patients with irritable bowel syndrome...
- Implications of the 'placebo effect' for CAM researchClare Relton
Sheffield School of Health and Related Research, University of Sheffield, Regent Court, 30 Regent Street, Sheffield S1 4DA, UK
Complement Ther Med 21:121-4. 2013..Future CAM research should consider alternative RCT designs that help ensure that participants' experiences are uncontaminated by 'meaning responses' to information that they may receive fake treatments, i.e. placebos...
- A pilot 'cohort multiple randomised controlled trial' of treatment by a homeopath for women with menopausal hot flushesC Relton
School of Health and Related Research, University of Sheffield, Regent Court, 30 Regent Street, Sheffield, S1 4DA, UK
Contemp Clin Trials 33:853-9. 2012..The design was first piloted by addressing a clinical question " What is the clinical and cost effectiveness of treatment by a homeopath for women with menopausal hot flushes?"...
- South Yorkshire Cohort: a 'cohort trials facility' study of health and weight - protocol for the recruitment phaseClare Relton
National Institute for Health Research Collaboration for Leadership in Applied Health Research and Care for South Yorkshire, Sheffield Teaching Hospitals, 11 Broomfield Road, Sheffield, S10 2SE, UK
BMC Public Health 11:640. 2011..This protocol reports the design of the facility and outlines the recruitment phase methods...
- Healthcare provided by a homeopath as an adjunct to usual care for Fibromyalgia (FMS): results of a pilot Randomised Controlled TrialClare Relton
School of Health and Related Research, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, UK School of Healthcare, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK
Homeopathy 98:77-82. 2009..To assess the feasibility of a Randomised Controlled Trial (RCT) design of usual care compared with usual care plus adjunctive care by a homeopath for patients with Fibromyalgia syndrome (FMS)...
- 'Homeopathy': untangling the debateClare Relton
University of Sheffield, Medical Care Research Unit, School of Health and Related Research, Regent Court, Regent Street, Sheffield S1 4DA, UK
Homeopathy 97:152-5. 2008..The observational evidence base provides evidence as to the effectiveness of treatment by a homeopath. We make four recommendations to promote clarity in the reporting, design and interpretation of homeopathy research...
- Patients treated by homeopaths registered with the Society of Homeopaths: a pilot studyC Relton
HSR, Sheffield School for Health and Related Research, University of Sheffield, Sheffield S1 4DA, UK
Homeopathy 96:87-9. 2007..There is little information on the types of symptoms for which patients request homeopathic treatment from Society of Homeopaths (SoH) homeopaths in the UK...
- Homeopathy service in a National Health Service community menopause clinic: audit of clinical outcomesClare Relton
School of Health and Related Research, University of Sheffield, Sheffield S1 4DA, UK
J Br Menopause Soc 11:72-3. 2005..Patients reported significant benefit from the service. The greatest response was seen in those reporting headaches, vasomotor symptoms, emotional/psychological symptoms and tiredness/fatigue as their primary symptoms...
- Homeopathy for insomnia: a systematic review of research evidenceKaty L Cooper
School of Health and Related Research ScHARR, University of Sheffield, Regent Court, Sheffield, UK
Sleep Med Rev 14:329-37. 2010..Insomnia is a common problem which impacts on quality of life. Current management includes psychological and behavioural therapies and/or pharmacological treatments...