Lesley M Roberts
Affiliation: University of Birmingham
- Treatments for irritable bowel syndrome: patients' attitudes and acceptabilityLynsey R Harris
Primary Care Clinical Sciences, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, B15 2TT, UK
BMC Complement Altern Med 8:65. 2008....
- A randomised controlled trial to determine the effect on response of including a lottery incentive in health surveys [ISRCTN32203485]L M Roberts
Dept Primary Care and General Practice, Division of Primary Care, Public and Occupational Health, The University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, B15 2TT, UK
BMC Health Serv Res 4:30. 2004..Three previous papers report on the effectiveness of lottery incentives with contradictory results. This study aimed to determine the effect of including a lottery-style incentive on response rates to a postal health survey...
- Is subclinical thyroid dysfunction in the elderly associated with depression or cognitive dysfunction?Lesley M Roberts
Department of Primary Care and General Practice, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, United Kingdom
Ann Intern Med 145:573-81. 2006..The clinical significance of this dysfunction, however, remains uncertain, and associations with cognitive impairment, depression, and anxiety are unconfirmed...
- Physical health care of patients with schizophrenia in primary care: a comparative studyLesley Roberts
Department of Primary Care and General Practice, University of Birmingham Edgbaston, Birmingham, B15 2TT, UK
Fam Pract 24:34-40. 2007..Excess morbidity and mortality associated with schizophrenia is well established. Despite this, no previous multi-centre study has investigated whether patients with schizophrenia receive equitable physical healthcare within primary care...
- Effects of exposure to mental illness in role-play on undergraduate student attitudesLesley M Roberts
Department of Primary Care and General Practice, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, United Kingdom
Fam Med 40:477-83. 2008..However, many students are exposed to concepts of mental illness at a much earlier stage in their education. No previous study has explored the effect of intervention such as role-play on student attitudinal development...
- The relationship between serum TSH and free T4 in older peoplePenny M Clark
The Regional Endocrine Laboratories, University Hospital Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust, Birmingham, UK
J Clin Pathol 65:463-5. 2012..Both gender and smoking status affected the relationship. This suggests that more complex modelling is required when investigating the hypothalamic-pituitary-thyroid axis...
- Prevalence of subclinical thyroid dysfunction and its relation to socioeconomic deprivation in the elderly: a community-based cross-sectional surveySue Wilson
Department of Primary Care and General Practice, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, B15 2TT, United Kingdom
J Clin Endocrinol Metab 91:4809-16. 2006..Population-based screening has been advocated for subclinical thyroid dysfunction in the elderly because the disorder is perceived to be common, and health benefits may be accrued by detection and treatment...
- Association between serum free thyroxine concentration and atrial fibrillationM D Gammage
Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, England
Arch Intern Med 167:928-34. 2007..Our objective was to determine the relationship between thyroid function and presence of atrial fibrillation (AF) in older subjects...
- CD40 ligand, Bcl-2, and Bcl-xL spare group I Burkitt lymphoma cells from CD77-directed killing via Verotoxin-1 B chain but fail to protect against the holotoxinJ Gordon
MRC Centre for Immune Regulation, The University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK
Cell Death Differ 7:785-94. 2000....
- Comparison of ribosome-inactivating proteins in the induction of apoptosisJ M Williams
Renal Research Laboratory, Clinical Research Block, University Hospital, Birmingham, UK
Toxicol Lett 91:121-7. 1997..VT1 had an IC50 of 0.0024 ng/ml, B chain alone was ineffective at inhibiting protein synthesis. Ricin had an IC50 of 0.39 ng/ml and RASTA2 of 1.7 ng/ml. In vero cells the B chain of these toxins does not participate in cell killing...
- Medical students' attitudes to psychiatric illness in primary careRobert P Dixon
Department of Psychiatry, Birmingham Medical School, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK
Med Educ 42:1080-7. 2008..This study aimed to describe the attitudes and predicted behaviour of medical students towards patients with mental illness in a primary care setting and to investigate whether these were affected by the students' level of training...
- Evaluation of the Birmingham IBS symptom questionnaireAndrea K Roalfe
Department of Primary Care and General Practice, Division of Primary Care, Public and Occupational Health, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, B15 2TT, UK
BMC Gastroenterol 8:30. 2008..The aim of this study was to develop and validate a disease specific score to measure the symptoms of patients with IBS...
- Advertising of food to children: is brand logo recognition related to their food knowledge, eating behaviours and food preferences?C A Kopelman
Birmingham University Medical School, University of Birmingham, Department of Primary Care and General Practice, Birmingham B15 2TT, UK
J Public Health (Oxf) 29:358-67. 2007....