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  1. pmc Use of insulin glargine and cancer incidence in Scotland: a study from the Scottish Diabetes Research Network Epidemiology Group
    H M Colhoun
    Biomedical Research Institute, University of Dundee, Mackenzie Building, Kirsty Semple Way, Dundee, DD2 4BF, Scotland, UK
    Diabetologia 52:1755-65. 2009
  2. pmc Contribution of modern cardiovascular treatment and risk factor changes to the decline in coronary heart disease mortality in Scotland between 1975 and 1994
    S Capewell
    University of Glasgow, Department of Public Health, 2 Lilybank Gardens, Glasgow G12 8RZ, UK
    Heart 81:380-6. 1999
  3. pmc Acute upper gastrointestinal haemorrhage in west of Scotland: case ascertainment study
    O Blatchford
    Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow
    BMJ 315:510-4. 1997
  4. ncbi Variations in fresh fruit and vegetable quality by store type, urban-rural setting and neighbourhood deprivation in Scotland
    Steven Cummins
    Healthy Environments Research Programme, Department of Geography, Queen Mary, University of London, Mile End Road, London E1 4NS, UK
    Public Health Nutr 12:2044-50. 2009
  5. pmc Do poorer people have poorer access to local resources and facilities? The distribution of local resources by area deprivation in Glasgow, Scotland
    Sally Macintyre
    MRC Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, 4 Lilybank Gardens, Glasgow, UK
    Soc Sci Med 67:900-14. 2008
  6. ncbi Young teenagers' perceptions of their own and others' bodies: a qualitative study of obese, overweight and 'normal' weight young people in Scotland
    Wendy Wills
    Centre for Research in Primary and Community Care, University of Hertfordshire, Hatfield, UK
    Soc Sci Med 62:396-406. 2006
  7. ncbi Lay perceptions of type 2 diabetes in Scotland: bringing health services back in
    Julia Lawton
    Research Unit in Health, Behaviour and Change, School of Clinical Sciences and Community Health, University of Edinburgh, Medical School, Teviot Place, Edinburgh EH8 9AG, UK
    Soc Sci Med 60:1423-35. 2005
  8. ncbi Elevated alanine aminotransferase predicts new-onset type 2 diabetes independently of classical risk factors, metabolic syndrome, and C-reactive protein in the west of Scotland coronary prevention study
    Naveed Sattar
    Division of Cardiovascular and Medical Sciences, Universityof Glasgow, Glasgow Royal Infirmary, Glasgow G31 2ER, Scotland, UK
    Diabetes 53:2855-60. 2004
  9. ncbi The central Scotland Escherichia coli O157:H7 outbreak: risk factors for the hemolytic uremic syndrome and death among hospitalized patients
    S Dundas
    Department of Infectious Diseases, Monklands Hospital, Lanarkshire, United Kingdom
    Clin Infect Dis 33:923-31. 2001
  10. ncbi Serial metabolic measurements and conversion to type 2 diabetes in the west of Scotland coronary prevention study: specific elevations in alanine aminotransferase and triglycerides suggest hepatic fat accumulation as a potential contributing factor
    Naveed Sattar
    Department of Vascular Biochemistry, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, Scotland
    Diabetes 56:984-91. 2007

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  1. pmc Use of insulin glargine and cancer incidence in Scotland: a study from the Scottish Diabetes Research Network Epidemiology Group
    H M Colhoun
    Biomedical Research Institute, University of Dundee, Mackenzie Building, Kirsty Semple Way, Dundee, DD2 4BF, Scotland, UK
    Diabetologia 52:1755-65. 2009
    The aim of the present study was to examine whether patients with diabetes in Scotland using insulin glargine have a greater cancer risk than patients using other types of insulin.
  2. pmc Contribution of modern cardiovascular treatment and risk factor changes to the decline in coronary heart disease mortality in Scotland between 1975 and 1994
    S Capewell
    University of Glasgow, Department of Public Health, 2 Lilybank Gardens, Glasgow G12 8RZ, UK
    Heart 81:380-6. 1999
    To estimate the fall in coronary heart disease (CHD) mortality in Scotland attributable to medical and surgical treatments, and risk factor changes, between 1975 and 1994.
  3. pmc Acute upper gastrointestinal haemorrhage in west of Scotland: case ascertainment study
    O Blatchford
    Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow
    BMJ 315:510-4. 1997
    To determine the incidence and case fatality of acute upper gastrointestinal haemorrhage in the west of Scotland and to identify associated factors.
  4. ncbi Variations in fresh fruit and vegetable quality by store type, urban-rural setting and neighbourhood deprivation in Scotland
    Steven Cummins
    Healthy Environments Research Programme, Department of Geography, Queen Mary, University of London, Mile End Road, London E1 4NS, UK
    Public Health Nutr 12:2044-50. 2009
    ..Here we investigate whether produce quality systematically varies by food store type, rural-urban location and neighbourhood deprivation in a selection of communities across Scotland.
  5. pmc Do poorer people have poorer access to local resources and facilities? The distribution of local resources by area deprivation in Glasgow, Scotland
    Sally Macintyre
    MRC Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, 4 Lilybank Gardens, Glasgow, UK
    Soc Sci Med 67:900-14. 2008
    ..We examined the location of 42 resources in Glasgow City, Scotland, in 2005-2006, by quintile of small area deprivation...
  6. ncbi Young teenagers' perceptions of their own and others' bodies: a qualitative study of obese, overweight and 'normal' weight young people in Scotland
    Wendy Wills
    Centre for Research in Primary and Community Care, University of Hertfordshire, Hatfield, UK
    Soc Sci Med 62:396-406. 2006
    ..These findings are important as they contradict the common perception that being overweight/obese is related to body dissatisfaction and that young people have a fear of fatness...
  7. ncbi Lay perceptions of type 2 diabetes in Scotland: bringing health services back in
    Julia Lawton
    Research Unit in Health, Behaviour and Change, School of Clinical Sciences and Community Health, University of Edinburgh, Medical School, Teviot Place, Edinburgh EH8 9AG, UK
    Soc Sci Med 60:1423-35. 2005
    ..The sample comprised 40 patients resident in Lothian, Scotland, who had diverse experiences of services, some receiving GP-based care only, others having varying contact with ..
  8. ncbi Elevated alanine aminotransferase predicts new-onset type 2 diabetes independently of classical risk factors, metabolic syndrome, and C-reactive protein in the west of Scotland coronary prevention study
    Naveed Sattar
    Division of Cardiovascular and Medical Sciences, Universityof Glasgow, Glasgow Royal Infirmary, Glasgow G31 2ER, Scotland, UK
    Diabetes 53:2855-60. 2004
    ..whether it predicted incident diabetes independently of routinely measured factors in 5,974 men in the West of Scotland Coronary Prevention Study. A total of 139 men developed new diabetes over 4.9 years of follow-up...
  9. ncbi The central Scotland Escherichia coli O157:H7 outbreak: risk factors for the hemolytic uremic syndrome and death among hospitalized patients
    S Dundas
    Department of Infectious Diseases, Monklands Hospital, Lanarkshire, United Kingdom
    Clin Infect Dis 33:923-31. 2001
    ..The 1996 outbreak in central Scotland involved the largest number of adult case patients in whom hemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS) developed and, ..
  10. ncbi Serial metabolic measurements and conversion to type 2 diabetes in the west of Scotland coronary prevention study: specific elevations in alanine aminotransferase and triglycerides suggest hepatic fat accumulation as a potential contributing factor
    Naveed Sattar
    Department of Vascular Biochemistry, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, Scotland
    Diabetes 56:984-91. 2007
    ..to diabetes, we analyzed serial glucose and other metabolic measures obtained every 6 months within the West of Scotland Coronary Prevention Study trial...
  11. pmc The lagged effect of cold temperature and wind chill on cardiorespiratory mortality in Scotland
    M Carder
    Centre for Occupational and Environmental Health, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
    Occup Environ Med 62:702-10. 2005
    ..To investigate the lagged effects of cold temperature on cardiorespiratory mortality and to determine whether "wind chill" is a better predictor of these effects than "dry bulb" temperature...
  12. ncbi The epidemiology of infertility in the North East of Scotland
    S Bhattacharya
    Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen Maternity Hospital, Foresterhill, Aberdeen AB25 2ZD, UK
    Hum Reprod 24:3096-107. 2009
    ..This study aimed to determine the current prevalence of infertility in a defined geographical population, ascertain changes in self-reported infertility over time and identify risk factors associated with infertility...
  13. ncbi Incidence and demography of non-accidental head injury in southeast Scotland from a national database
    Robert A Minns
    Department of Child Life and Health, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
    Am J Prev Med 34:S126-33. 2008
    ..non-accidental head injury (NAHI; also called inflicted traumatic brain injury [inflicted TBI] and shaken baby syndrome [SBS]) in Scotland to report the incidence, confidence intervals, and demography of such cases in Southeast Scotland.
  14. ncbi Peritoneal dialysis-associated peritonitis in Scotland (1999-2002)
    David Kavanagh
    The Scottish Renal Registry, Royal Infirmary, Castle Street, Glasgow G4 0SF, UK
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 19:2584-91. 2004
    ..We have performed a national study of all patients on PD in Scotland over a 3...
  15. ncbi Accuracy of Parkinson's disease diagnosis in 610 general practice patients in the West of Scotland
    Edward J Newman
    Department of Neurology, Institute of Neurological Sciences, Southern General Hospital, Glasgow, UK
    Mov Disord 24:2379-85. 2009
    ..databases and case records identified 610 patients taking antiparkinson therapy for a PD diagnosis in 92 West of Scotland General Practices...
  16. pmc Health status and health behaviours in neighbourhoods: a comparison of Glasgow, Scotland and Hamilton, Canada
    Kathi Wilson
    Department of Geography, University of Toronto Mississauga, Mississauga, Ontario, Canada L5L 1C6
    Health Place 16:331-8. 2010
    ..variations in health outcomes are compared across four socially contrasting neighbourhoods in Glasgow, Scotland and Hamilton, Ontario Canada...
  17. ncbi Recent trends in hospital admissions and mortality rates for peptic ulcer in Scotland 1982-2002
    J Y Kang
    Department of Gastroenterology, St George s Hospital, London, UK
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 24:65-79. 2006
    ..While overall hospital admission rates for peptic ulcer declined in England in the 1990 s, they increased among the elderly, especially for complicated ulcer. However, peptic ulcer admissions fell for all age groups in the United States...
  18. ncbi Dietary patterns of school-age children in Scotland: association with socio-economic indicators, physical activity and obesity
    Leone C A Craig
    Population Health, Division of Applied Health Sciences, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen AB25 2ZD, UK
    Br J Nutr 103:319-34. 2010
    The Survey of Sugar Intake among Children in Scotland was carried out in May to September 2006...
  19. pmc Attribution of Campylobacter infections in northeast Scotland to specific sources by use of multilocus sequence typing
    Norval J C Strachan
    School of Biological Sciences, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, United Kingdom
    J Infect Dis 199:1205-8. 2009
    ..The results indicate that chicken is a major source of infection in young urban children, although not in their rural counterparts, for which ruminant and other avian sources are more important...
  20. ncbi Metabolic syndrome with and without C-reactive protein as a predictor of coronary heart disease and diabetes in the West of Scotland Coronary Prevention Study
    Naveed Sattar
    University Department of Pathological Biochemistry, Glasgow Royal Infirmary, 10 Alexandra Parade, Glasgow G31 2ER, Scotland, UK
    Circulation 108:414-9. 2003
    ..Information on the prospective association of this definition for coronary heart disease (CHD) and type 2 diabetes is currently limited...
  21. pmc One year prospective survey of Candida bloodstream infections in Scotland
    Frank C Odds
    Aberdeen Fungal Group, School of Medical Sciences, Institute of Medical Sciences, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen AB25 2ZD, UK
    J Med Microbiol 56:1066-75. 2007
    A 12 month survey of candidaemia in Scotland, UK, in which every Scottish hospital laboratory submitted all blood isolates of yeasts for identification, strain typing and susceptibility testing, provided 300 isolates from 242 patients, ..
  22. pmc The impact of smokefree legislation in Scotland: results from the Scottish ITC: Scotland/UK longitudinal surveys
    Andrew Hyland
    Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Department of Health Behavior, Buffalo, NY 14263, USA
    Eur J Public Health 19:198-205. 2009
    To evaluate how Scotland's smokefree law impacted self-reported secondhand smoke (SHS) exposure in hospitality venues, workplaces and in people's homes...
  23. pmc Improving generalist end of life care: national consultation with practitioners, commissioners, academics, and service user groups
    Cathy Shipman
    King s College London, Department of Palliative Care, Policy and Rehabilitation, Weston Education Centre, London SE5 9RJ
    BMJ 337:a1720. 2008
    ..To identify major concerns of national and local importance in the provision, commissioning, research, and use of generalist end of life care...
  24. pmc Practice size, caseload, deprivation and quality of care of patients with coronary heart disease, hypertension and stroke in primary care: national cross-sectional study
    Sonia Saxena
    Department of Primary Care and Social Medicine, Imperial College London, London, UK
    BMC Health Serv Res 7:96. 2007
    ..between quality of primary care for cardiovascular disease achieved by general practices in England and Scotland by general practice caseload, practice size and area based deprivation measures, using data from the New General ..
  25. ncbi Investigation of human infections with Salmonella enterica serovar Java in Scotland and possible association with imported poultry
    D J Brown
    Euro Surveill 8:35-40. 2003
    ..These results combined with epidemiological data and information on the origins of poultry meat strongly suggested that imported poultry meat is an important source of Java infections in humans in Scotland.
  26. ncbi Varying gender pattern of childhood injury mortality over time in Scotland
    J Pearson
    Paediatric Epidemiology and Community Health PEACH Unit, Department of Child Health, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK
    Arch Dis Child 94:524-30. 2009
    ..This article explores gender in relation to Scottish child injury mortality over time...
  27. pmc The impact of the Health Technology Board for Scotland's grading model on referrals to ophthalmology services
    S Philip
    Grampian Diabetes Retinal Screening Programme, Woolmanhill, Aberdeen AB25 1LD, UK
    Br J Ophthalmol 89:891-6. 2005
    To ascertain the impact of the Health Technology Board for Scotland's grading model on referrals to ophthalmology services.
  28. ncbi Maternal genetic effects set the potential for evolution in a free-living vertebrate population
    A J Wilson
    Institute of Cell, Animal and Population Biology, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK
    J Evol Biol 18:405-14. 2005
    ..we estimate maternal effects on early-life traits in a feral population of Soay sheep (Ovis aries) from St Kilda, Scotland. We then partition the maternal effects into genetic and environmental components to obtain the first direct ..
  29. pmc Factors influencing variation in prescribing of antidepressants by general practices in Scotland
    Jill Morrison
    Section of General Practice, University of Glasgow, Glasgow
    Br J Gen Pract 59:e25-31. 2009
    ..The prescribing of antidepressants has been rising dramatically in developed countries...
  30. ncbi Exploring patients' perspectives of pharmacist supplementary prescribing in Scotland
    Derek C Stewart
    School of Pharmacy, The Robert Gordon University, Schoolhill, Aberdeen, AB10 1FR, Scotland
    Pharm World Sci 30:892-7. 2008
    The aim of this study was to explore patients' perspectives and experiences of pharmacist supplementary prescribing (SP) in Scotland.
  31. ncbi Statistical approaches for assessing the relative validity of a food-frequency questionnaire: use of correlation coefficients and the kappa statistic
    L F Masson
    Department of Public Health, University of Aberdeen, Polwarth Building, Foresterhill, Aberdeen AB25 2ZD, Scotland, UK
    Public Health Nutr 6:313-21. 2003
    ..To compare different statistical methods for assessing the relative validity of a self-administered, 150-item, semi-quantitative food-frequency questionnaire (FFQ) with 4-day weighed diet records (WR)...
  32. ncbi Height in young adulthood and risk of death from cardiorespiratory disease: a prospective study of male former students of Glasgow University, Scotland
    Peter McCarron
    Surveillance Research Program, Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 155:683-7. 2002
    ..study of 8,361 male former students who underwent medical examinations while attending Glasgow University, Scotland, from 1948 to 1968. The mean age at examination was 20.5 (range, 16.1-30.0) years...
  33. pmc National survey of the prevalence, incidence, primary care burden, and treatment of heart failure in Scotland
    N F Murphy
    Department of Cardiology, Western Infirmary, Glasgow, UK
    Heart 90:1129-36. 2004
    To examine the epidemiology, primary care burden, and treatment of heart failure in Scotland, UK.
  34. ncbi Self-harm in adolescents: self-report survey in schools in Scotland
    Rory C O'Connor
    Suicidal Behaviour Research Group, University of Stirling, Stirling, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 194:68-72. 2009
    The suicide rate in Scotland is twice as high as that in England. However, the prevalence of self-harm is unknown.
  35. pmc Incidence of invasive pneumococcal disease in Scotland, 1988-99
    M H Kyaw
    University of Edinburgh, Public Health Sciences
    Epidemiol Infect 128:139-47. 2002
    A review of the epidemiology of invasive pneumococcal disease in Scotland was carried out using data from laboratory-based systems during the period 1988-99. This comprised 5456 (90...
  36. ncbi A linear programming approach to estimate the economic impact of bovine viral diarrhoea (BVD) at the whole-farm level in Scotland
    A W Stott
    Animal Health Economics Group, Epidemiology Unit, SAC, Management Division, Craibstone Estate, AB21 9YA, Aberdeen, UK
    Prev Vet Med 59:51-66. 2003
    ..Because farmers generally are considered to be risk adverse, this means that the least-cost disease-control option might not always be the preferred option...
  37. ncbi Phylogenetic analysis of infectious salmon anaemia virus isolates from Norway, Canada and Scotland
    B Kross√ły
    Department of Fisheries and Marine Biology, University of Bergen, Norway
    Dis Aquat Organ 44:1-6. 2001
    ..2 and 8 from 10 different isolates of infectious salmon anaemia virus (ISAV) sampled in Norway, Canada and Scotland between 1987 and 1999 were determined and compared...
  38. pmc Does young adult suicide cluster geographically in Scotland?
    Daniel J Exeter
    Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Population Health, University of Auckland, PO Box 92019, Auckland, NZ
    J Epidemiol Community Health 61:731-6. 2007
    Suicide rose dramatically among young adults in Scotland between 1980-1982 and 1999-2001, especially among those living in deprived areas.
  39. ncbi Does IQ predict cardiovascular disease mortality as strongly as established risk factors? Comparison of effect estimates using the West of Scotland Twenty-07 cohort study
    G David Batty
    MRC Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 17:24-7. 2010
    ..To compare the strength of the association between intelligence quotient (IQ) and cardiovascular disease (CVD) mortality with the predictive power for established risk factors...
  40. ncbi Interacting effects of particulate pollution and cold temperature on cardiorespiratory mortality in Scotland
    M Carder
    Centre for Occupational and Environmental Health, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
    Occup Environ Med 65:197-204. 2008
    ..To determine whether the effect of black smoke on cardiorespiratory mortality is modified by cold temperatures...
  41. pmc The FTO gene is associated with an atherogenic lipid profile and myocardial infarction in patients with type 2 diabetes: a Genetics of Diabetes Audit and Research Study in Tayside Scotland (Go-DARTS) study
    Alex S F Doney
    Diabetes Research Group, Biomedical Research Institute, University of Dundee, Dundee, United Kingdom
    Circ Cardiovasc Genet 2:255-9. 2009
    ..We hypothesized that this would also associate with metabolic phenotypes of insulin resistance and increased risk of cardiovascular morbidity and mortality...
  42. ncbi The dental practitioner and child protection in Scotland
    A M Cairns
    University of Glasgow Dental School, 378 Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow G2 3JZ
    Br Dent J 199:517-20; discussion 512; quiz 530-1. 2005
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  43. pmc Record linked retrospective cohort study of 4.6 million people exploring ethnic variations in disease: myocardial infarction in South Asians
    C M Fischbacher
    Information Services Division, NHS National Services Scotland, Gyle Square, 1 South Gyle Crescent, Edinburgh, UK
    BMC Public Health 7:142. 2007
    ..However, suitable and accurate data are usually not available. We demonstrated, using acute myocardial infarction, that linkage techniques can be ethical and potentially useful for this purpose...
  44. ncbi The rate of senescence in maternal performance increases with early-life fecundity in red deer
    Daniel H Nussey
    Ecol Lett 9:1342-50. 2006
    ..These results present rare evidence in support of the disposable soma and antagonistic pleiotropy theories of senescence from a wild vertebrate population and highlight the utility of mixed models for testing theories of ageing...
  45. ncbi A cross-sectional study of knowledge and practice of pelvic floor exercises during pregnancy and associated symptoms of stress urinary incontinence in North-East Scotland
    Heather M Whitford
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, University of Dundee, Ninewells Hospital and Medical School, Dundee DD1 9SY, Scotland, UK
    Midwifery 23:204-17. 2007
    ....
  46. pmc Monitoring patients in the community with suspected Escherichia coli O157 infection during a large outbreak in Scotland in 1996
    R Wood
    Department of Public Health, University of Glasgow
    Epidemiol Infect 127:413-20. 2001
    ..During the 1996 Central Scotland E...
  47. ncbi Mine water pollution in Scotland: nature, extent and preventative strategies
    P L Younger
    Department of Civil Engineering, University of Newcastle, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    Sci Total Environ 265:309-26. 2001
    b>Scotland was one of the world's first industrialised countries, and has therefore also been one of the first countries to experience wholesale post-industrial dereliction...
  48. ncbi To tell or not to tell: barriers and facilitators in family communication about genetic risk
    K Forrest
    Department of Public Health, University of Aberdeen, Medical School, Foresterhill, Aberdeen, UK
    Clin Genet 64:317-26. 2003
    ..Semi-structured interviews were undertaken with patients in the Northeast of Scotland who had attended genetic counselling for risk of hereditary breast and ovarian cancer and Huntington's disease, ..
  49. ncbi Drug misuse treatment services in Scotland: predicting outcomes
    Zoe Slote Morris
    Department of Engineering, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
    Int J Qual Health Care 20:271-6. 2008
    ..To investigate which aspects of treatment satisfaction are the best predictors of improved health, improved mental health and achievement of abstinence in drug misuse treatment services...
  50. ncbi Surveillance for infectious salmon anaemia virus HPR0 in marine Atlantic salmon farms across Scotland
    Alastair J A McBeath
    Marine Scotland Marine Laboratory, PO Box 101, Victoria Road, Aberdeen, AB11 9DB, UK
    Dis Aquat Organ 87:161-9. 2009
    ..The presence of HPR0 nucleic acid has been detected in many countries including Scotland, where it has mostly been associated with healthy wild and farmed fish...
  51. pmc Coronary heart disease mortality among young adults in Scotland in relation to social inequalities: time trend study
    Martin O'Flaherty
    Division of Public Health, University of Liverpool, Liverpool L69 3GB
    BMJ 339:b2613. 2009
    ..To examine recent trends and social inequalities in age specific coronary heart disease mortality...
  52. ncbi Genetic analysis of infectious salmon anaemia virus (ISAV) from Scotland
    C O Cunningham
    Fisheries Research Services FRS Marine Laboratory, Aberdeen, Scotland, UK
    Dis Aquat Organ 41:1-8. 2000
    The nucleotide sequences of segments 2 and 8 of infectious salmon anaemia virus (ISAV) isolates from Scotland were determined. These were used to predict amino acid sequences of the products of these segments...
  53. ncbi Social inequalities in preterm birth in Scotland 1980-2003: findings from an area-based measure of deprivation
    R Gray
    National Perinatal Epidemiology Unit, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    BJOG 115:82-90. 2008
    The preterm birth rate in Scotland has been increasing in recent years. Although preterm birth rates show a social gradient, it is unclear how this gradient has been affected by the overall increase...
  54. ncbi Sheep helminth parasitic disease in south eastern Scotland arising as a possible consequence of climate change
    F Kenyon
    Parasitology Division, Moredun Research Institute, Pentlands Science Park, Bush Loan, Penicuik, Midlothian, EH26 0PZ, United Kingdom
    Vet Parasitol 163:293-7. 2009
    ..contortus, Nematodirus battus, Teladorsagia circumcincta and Fasciola hepatica in sheep flocks in south eastern Scotland. The occurrence and timing of these disease outbreaks could not have been predicted in this region highlighting ..
  55. ncbi Where did all the GPs go? Increasing supply and geographical equity in England and Scotland
    Maria Goddard
    Centre for Health Economics, University of York, York, UK
    J Health Serv Res Policy 15:28-35. 2010
    ..To examine the effect on geographical equity of increases in the total supply of general practitioners (GPs) and the ending of entry restrictions in 2002 and to explore the factors associated with the distribution of GPs across England...
  56. ncbi Is living in a rural area good for your respiratory health? Results from a cross-sectional study in Scotland
    Lisa Iversen
    Department of General Practice and Primary Care, University of Aberdeen, Foresterhill Health Centre, Westburn Rd, Aberdeen, AB25 2AY, UK
    Chest 128:2059-67. 2005
    We aimed to investigate the epidemiology of self-reported chronic respiratory disease throughout Scotland, and to explore the relationship between quality of life and geographic location in those reporting disease.
  57. pmc A national survey of the prevalence, incidence, primary care burden and treatment of atrial fibrillation in Scotland
    Niamh F Murphy
    Department of Cardiology, Western Infirmary, Glasgow, UK
    Heart 93:606-12. 2007
    ..To examine the epidemiology, primary care burden and treatment of atrial fibrillation (AF)...
  58. pmc Temporal and spatial patterns of bovine Escherichia coli O157 prevalence and comparison of temporal changes in the patterns of phage types associated with bovine shedding and human E. coli O157 cases in Scotland between 1998-2000 and 2002-2004
    Michael C Pearce
    8 Stour Court, Sandwich, Kent, CT13 9FY, UK
    BMC Microbiol 9:276. 2009
    ..Incidence rates for human E. coli O157 infection in Scotland are higher than most other United Kingdom, European and North American countries...
  59. ncbi The effect of the UK incentive-based contract on the management of patients with coronary heart disease in primary care
    Matt P McGovern
    Department of General Practice and Primary Care, University of Aberdeen, Foresterhill Health Centre, Westburn Road, Aberdeen AB25 2AY, UK
    Fam Pract 25:33-9. 2008
    ..The new General Medical Services (nGMS) contract was introduced in April 2004 to improve care of chronic diseases such as coronary heart disease (CHD) and reduce differences in treatment between patient subgroups...
  60. pmc Increase in HIV sexual risk behaviour in homosexual men in Scotland, 1996-2002: prevention failure?
    G J Hart
    MRC Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, University of Glasgow, Glasgow G12 8RZ, UK
    Sex Transm Infect 81:367-72. 2005
    To investigate trends in homosexual men's sexual risk behaviour for HIV infection in Scotland.
  61. pmc Personal continuity and access in UK general practice: a qualitative study of general practitioners' and patients' perceptions of when and how they matter
    Bruce Guthrie
    Tayside Centre for General Practice, University of Dundee, Dundee DD2 4BF, UK
    BMC Fam Pract 7:11. 2006
    ..This study examined patient and general practitioner (GP) perceptions of the value of personal continuity and rapid access, and the relationship between them...
  62. pmc HIV testing trends among gay men in Scotland, UK (1996-2005): implications for HIV testing policies and prevention
    L M Williamson
    MRC Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, Glasgow, UK
    Sex Transm Infect 85:550-4. 2009
    To examine trends in the HIV testing behaviour of gay men in Scotland over a 10-year period.
  63. pmc High incidence and prevalence of multiple sclerosis in south east Scotland: evidence of a genetic predisposition
    P M Rothwell
    Department of Clinical Neurosciences, Western General Hospital, Edinburgh, Scotland
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 64:730-5. 1998
    To determine the incidence and prevalence of multiple sclerosis in the Lothian and Border Health Board Regions of south east Scotland.
  64. ncbi Characteristics associated with reported CAM use in patients attending six GP practices in the Tayside and Grampian regions of Scotland: a survey
    C Featherstone
    Highlands and Islands Health Research Institute, Inverness, UK
    Complement Ther Med 11:168-76. 2003
    ..To study the nature of CAM use in primary care attenders, the involvement of their NHS healthcare professionals in their CAM care and differences in characteristics between CAM users and non-users...
  65. pmc Maternal obesity in early pregnancy and risk of spontaneous and elective preterm deliveries: a retrospective cohort study
    Gordon C S Smith
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Cambridge University, Rosie Maternity Hospital, Cambridge, England
    Am J Public Health 97:157-62. 2007
    ..We sought to determine the association between maternal body mass index and risk of preterm delivery...
  66. ncbi The role of cytokine gene polymorphisms in colorectal cancer and their interaction with aspirin use in the northeast of Scotland
    Mairi Macarthur
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Institute of Medical Sciences, Foresterhill, Aberdeen AB25 2ZD, United Kingdom
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 14:1613-8. 2005
    ..study of colorectal cancer cases (n = 264) and frequency-matched controls (n = 408) in the Northeast of Scotland and analyzed their interaction with regular aspirin use...
  67. ncbi General practitioner empathy, patient enablement, and patient-reported outcomes in primary care in an area of high socio-economic deprivation in Scotland--a pilot prospective study using structural equation modeling
    Stewart W Mercer
    Section of General Practice and Primary Care, Division of Community Based Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Glasgow, United Kingdom
    Patient Educ Couns 73:240-5. 2008
    ..prospective study was to investigate the relationships between general practitioners (GPs) empathy, patient enablement, and patient-assessed outcomes in primary care consultations in an area of high socio-economic deprivation in Scotland.
  68. pmc Urban-rural inequalities in ischemic heart disease in Scotland, 1981-1999
    Kate A Levin
    Dental Health Services Research Unit, The Mackenzie Building, Kirsty Semple Way, Dundee DD2 4BF
    Am J Public Health 96:145-51. 2006
    We sought to describe the pattern and magnitude of urban-rural variation in ischemic heart disease (IHD) in Scotland and to examine the associations among IHD health indicators, level of rurality, and degree of socioeconomic deprivation.
  69. ncbi Evaluation of producer and consumer benefits resulting from eradication of bovine viral diarrhoea (BVD) in Scotland, United Kingdom
    Habtu T Weldegebriel
    Land Economy and Environment Research Group, Scottish Agricultural College, King s Buildings, West Mains Road, Edinburgh, Scotland EH9 3JG, United Kingdom
    Prev Vet Med 88:49-56. 2009
    ..We found that consequent upon the eradication of the disease milk yield per cow increased for all herd sizes in Scotland whereas milk price received by farmers fell...
  70. pmc The inverse care law: clinical primary care encounters in deprived and affluent areas of Scotland
    Stewart W Mercer
    General Practice and Primary Care, Division of Community Based Sciences, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, Scotland
    Ann Fam Med 5:503-10. 2007
    ..The inverse care law states that the availability of good medical care tends to vary inversely with the need for it in the population served, but there is little research on how the inverse care law actually operates...
  71. ncbi Diarrhea and respiratory symptoms among travelers to Asia, Africa, and South and Central America from Scotland
    Christopher Allan Redman
    Travel Medicine Section, Health Protection Scotland, 3 Clifton Place, Glasgow, Scotland, UK
    J Travel Med 13:203-11. 2006
    ..Estimates of incidence and risk factors were determined for attendees at a travel clinic in Scotland using a questionnaire...
  72. ncbi Adhesion-related readmissions following gynaecological laparoscopy or laparotomy in Scotland: an epidemiological study of 24 046 patients
    A M Lower
    Isis Fertility Centre, Colchester CO4 9YA, UK
    Hum Reprod 19:1877-85. 2004
    ..This study evaluated the epidemiology of adhesion-related readmissions following open and laparoscopic procedures...
  73. ncbi Evidence on equalisation in health in youth from the West of Scotland
    Patrick West
    MRC Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, 4 Lilybank Gardens, Glasgow G12 8RZ, UK
    Soc Sci Med 59:13-27. 2004
    ..Data are derived from the West of Scotland 11 to 16 cohort, followed from late childhood (aged 11) through early (13) to mid (15) adolescence...
  74. ncbi The emotional effects of tooth loss in partially dentate people attending prosthodontic clinics in dental schools in England, Scotland and Hong Kong: a preliminary investigation
    J Fiske
    Department of Sedation and Special Care Dentistry, GKT Dental Institute, London, UK
    Int Dent J 51:457-62. 2001
    ..To compare the emotional effects of tooth loss in three partially dentate populations...
  75. ncbi A population-based record linkage study of mortality in hepatitis C-diagnosed persons with or without HIV coinfection in Scotland
    Scott A McDonald
    Health Protection Scotland, Glasgow, United Kingdom
    Stat Methods Med Res 18:271-83. 2009
    ..and excess risk of death from these causes in a large cohort of HCV-monoinfected and HIV-coinfected persons in Scotland. The study population consisted of 20,163 persons confirmed to be infected with hepatitis C through laboratory ..
  76. ncbi Recent trends in incidence of nonmelanoma skin cancers in the East of Scotland, 1992-2003
    D H Brewster
    Scottish Cancer Registry, Information Services Division, NHS National Services Scotland, Edinburgh, UK
    Br J Dermatol 156:1295-300. 2007
    ....
  77. pmc Are perceived neighbourhood problems associated with the likelihood of smoking?
    A Ellaway
    MRC Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, 4 Lilybank Gardens, Glasgow G12 8RZ, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 63:78-80. 2009
    ..To explore associations between residents' perceptions of the local residential environment and the likelihood of their smoking...
  78. ncbi The Midspan studies
    Carole L Hart
    Public Health and Health Policy, Division of Community Based Sciences, University of Glasgow, 1 Lilybank Gardens, Glasgow G12 8RZ, Scotland, UK
    Int J Epidemiol 34:28-34. 2005
  79. ncbi Variation in the alcohol content of a 'drink' of wine and spirit poured by a sample of the Scottish population
    Jan S Gill
    School of Health Sciences, Queen Margaret University College, Leith, Edinburgh EH6 8HX, UK
    Health Educ Res 19:485-91. 2004
    ..Also, the reliability of many consumption surveys, where there is often the implicit assumption that a 'drink' is equivalent to a 'standard unit', must be questioned...
  80. pmc Short-term and long-term outcomes in 133,429 emergency patients admitted with angina or myocardial infarction in Scotland, 1990-2000: population-based cohort study
    S Capewell
    Department of Public Health, University of Liverpool, Liverpool, UK
    Heart 92:1563-70. 2006
    To analyse short- and long-term outcomes and prognostic factors in a large population-based cohort of unselected patients with a first emergency admission for suspected acute coronary syndrome between 1990 and 2000 in Scotland.
  81. ncbi Changes in the incidence of cutaneous melanoma in the west of Scotland and Queensland, Australia: hope for health promotion?
    David C Whiteman
    Division of Population Studies and Human Genetics, Queensland Institute for Medical Research, Herston, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Eur J Cancer Prev 17:243-50. 2008
    ..1982-2001 in Queensland, Australia (n=28 862 invasive melanomas; 2536 lentigo maligna melanomas) and the west of Scotland (n=4278 invasive melanomas; 525 lentigo maligna melanomas)...
  82. pmc The impact and effectiveness of pneumococcal vaccination in Scotland for those aged 65 and over during winter 2003/2004
    John D Mooney
    Health Protection Scotland, Clifton House, Clifton Lane, Glasgow, UK
    BMC Infect Dis 8:53. 2008
    For winter 2003/2004 in Scotland, it was recommended that all those aged 65 and over be eligible to receive 23-valent polysaccharide pneumococcal vaccine (23vPPV), which has been shown to be effective in reducing the risk of invasive ..
  83. ncbi Salmonellosis in garden birds in Scotland, 1995 to 2008: geographic region, Salmonella enterica phage type and bird species
    T W Pennycott
    SAC Veterinary Services, Auchincruive, Ayr KA6 5AE
    Vet Rec 166:419-21. 2010
    Salmonellosis was diagnosed in garden birds from 198 incidents in Scotland between September 1995 and August 2008...
  84. ncbi Survival and re-operation rates after neurosurgical procedures in Scotland: implications for targeted surveillance of sub-clinical variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease
    Sheila M Bird
    MRC Biostatistics Unit, Cambridge, UK
    Neuroepidemiology 33:1-11. 2009
    ..To assess the feasibility of post-mortem surveillance for subclinical variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (vCJD) at least 5 years after neurosurgical procedures...
  85. ncbi Community pharmacy harm reduction services for drug misusers: national service delivery and professional attitude development over a decade in Scotland
    Catriona Matheson
    Department of General Practice and Primary Care, Foresterhill Health Centre, University of Aberdeen, Westburn Road, Aberdeen AB25 2AY, UK
    J Public Health (Oxf) 29:350-7. 2007
    ..This paper reports a third Scotland-wide survey of pharmacies enabling service delivery to be charted over a decade.
  86. ncbi Decision-making about hormone replacement therapy by women in England and Scotland
    A Welton
    Medical Research Council General Practice Research Framework, MRC Clinical Trials Unit, London, England
    Climacteric 7:41-9. 2004
    ..The aim of this study was to explore women's decision-making about the balance of risks and benefits of taking hormone replacement therapy (HRT) based on the latest evidence from the Women's Health Initiative (WHI) trial of combined HRT...
  87. ncbi An analysis of urinary tract trauma in Scotland: imnpact on management and resource needs
    S V Bariol
    The Scottish Lithotriptor Centre, Western General Hospital, Edinburgh, Scotland
    Surgeon 3:27-30. 2005
    ..We report the incidence, distribution, aetiology and outcome of urological trauma in a unique national database to provide an insight into its contemporary management...
  88. ncbi Modelling salmon lice dispersal in Loch Torridon, Scotland
    A G Murray
    Fisheries Research Services, Marine Laboratory, P O Box 101, 375 Victoria Road, Aberdeen, Scotland AB11 9DB, UK
    Mar Pollut Bull 53:128-35. 2006
    ..Further field and experimental work on the viability of lice is required to assess infection risk...
  89. ncbi Air pollution and health in Scotland: a multicity study
    Duncan Lee
    Department of Statistics, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, G12 8QQ UK
    Biostatistics 10:409-23. 2009
    ..an epidemiological study investigating the effects of long-term air pollution exposure on public health in Scotland, focusing on the 4 major urban areas, Aberdeen, Dundee, Edinburgh, and Glasgow...
  90. ncbi Season of birth in females with anorexia nervosa in Northeast Scotland
    J M Eagles
    Royal Cornhill Hospital, Aberdeen, United Kingdom
    Int J Eat Disord 30:167-75. 2001
    ..METHOD: Case records of female patients presenting to secondary services in Northeast Scotland from 1965 to 1997 who received a clinical diagnosis of anorexia nervosa were examined...
  91. ncbi Associations between meteorological variables and acute stroke hospital admissions in the west of Scotland
    J Dawson
    Division of Cardiovascular and Medical Sciences, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK
    Acta Neurol Scand 117:85-9. 2008
    ..We combined a large clinical stroke registry with the UK Met Office database to assess the association between meteorological variables and specific clinical subtypes of acute stroke...
  92. pmc Serotypes and sequence types of pneumococci causing invasive disease in Scotland prior to the introduction of pneumococcal conjugate polysaccharide vaccines
    S C Clarke
    Scottish Meningococcus and Pneumococcus Reference Laboratory, Stobhill Hospital, Department of Microbiology, Glasgow, United Kingdom
    J Clin Microbiol 42:4449-52. 2004
    ..Three hundred sixty-eight pneumococci isolated in cases of invasive disease in Scotland in the first 6 months of 2003 were analyzed...
  93. ncbi The changing epidemiology of infantile hypertrophic pyloric stenosis in Scotland
    T Sommerfield
    Information Services Division, NHS National Services Scotland, Edinburgh, UK
    Arch Dis Child 93:1007-11. 2008
    ..This was attributed to a reduction in the number of infants sleeping in the prone position following the "Back to Sleep" campaign...
  94. ncbi A mathematical model of the growth of sea lice, Lepeophtheirus salmonis, populations on farmed Atlantic salmon, Salmo salar L., in Scotland and its use in the assessment of treatment strategies
    C W Revie
    Department of Computer and Information Sciences, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, UK
    J Fish Dis 28:603-13. 2005
    ..A model was developed to describe the patterns of sea lice infection on salmon farms in Scotland and to predict the likely effect of various treatment strategies...
  95. pmc Clostridium difficile in ready-to-eat salads, Scotland
    Marwah M Bakri
    Glasgow Caledonian University, Scotland, UK
    Emerg Infect Dis 15:817-8. 2009
    ..Isolates were susceptible to vancomycin and metronidazole but variably resistant to other antimicrobial drugs. Ready-to-eat salads may be potential sources for virulent C. difficile...
  96. ncbi Associations between health and different types of environmental incivility: a Scotland-wide study
    A Ellaway
    MRC, Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, 4 Lilybank Gardens, Glasgow G12 8RZ, UK
    Public Health 123:708-13. 2009
    ....
  97. ncbi Spinocerebellar ataxia type 8 in Scotland: frequency, neurological, neuropsychological and neuropsychiatric findings
    L Torrens
    The Robert Fergusson Unit, Royal Edinburgh Hospital, Edinburgh, UK
    Acta Neurol Scand 117:41-8. 2008
    ..were to: (i) establish whether the spinocerebellar ataxia type 8 (SCA 8) expansion is associated with ataxia in Scotland; (ii) test the hypothesis that SCA 8 is associated with neuropsychological impairment; and (iii) review ..
  98. ncbi Rectal cancer survival in the Nordic countries and Scotland
    Joakim Folkesson
    Department of Surgery, Uppsala University Hospital, Uppsala, Sweden
    Int J Cancer 125:2406-12. 2009
    ..in the rectum, diagnosed in 1997 and identified in the national cancer registries in the Nordic countries and Scotland were included...
  99. ncbi Lyme disease--what is the cost for Scotland?
    A W Joss
    Department of Microbiology, Raigmore Hospital, Inverness IV2 3UJ, UK
    Public Health 117:264-73. 2003
    ..Based on these figures, the total annual cost for Lyme disease, when projected to the whole of Scotland, is estimated to be significant at 331,000 Pounds (range 47,000-615,000 Pounds)...
  100. ncbi A comparison of the anatomic distribution of cutaneous melanoma in two populations with different levels of sunlight: the west of Scotland and Queensland, Australia 1982-2001
    David C Whiteman
    Division of Population Studies and Human Genetics, Queensland Institute for Medical Research, Post Office Royal Brisbane Hospital, Brisbane, QLD, Australia
    Cancer Causes Control 18:485-91. 2007
    ..We ascertained all new cases of invasive cutaneous melanoma in the west of Scotland and Queensland 1982-2001...
  101. ncbi Oropharyngeal cancer incidence and mortality in Scotland: are rates still increasing?
    Kate L Robinson
    Unit of Chronic Disease Epidemiology, The Medical School, University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9PT, UK
    Oral Oncol 39:31-6. 2003
    Oropharyngeal cancer incidence and mortality rates increased in Scotland between the early seventies and late eighties. Although these increases appeared to be cohort based, they were at that time confined to younger age groups...

Research Grants31

  1. 12th International Congress of Radiation Research
    George Iliakis; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..sponsored by the IARR have been held in England, Italy, France, Japan, the Netherlands, the United States, Scotland, Germany and Ireland. The 12th Congress will be held in Brisbane, Australia in 2003...
  2. 11TH INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS OF RADIATION RESEARCH
    Elizabeth Travis; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..sponsored by the IARR have been held in England, Italy, France, Japan, the Netherlands, the United States, Scotland and Germany. The 11th congress will be held in Dublin Ireland in 1999...
  3. SEVENTEENTH INTERNATIONAL HERPESVIRUS WORKSHOP
    S Hayward; Fiscal Year: 1992
    ..to attend the 17th International Herpesvirus Workshop to be held at Heriott-Watt University, Edinburgh, Scotland from August 1-7, 1992. This workshop is the single most important meeting for the herpesvirus field...
  4. Three-generation Human Study of Reproductive Effects of Marine Food Contaminants
    PHILIPPE ADAM GRANDJEAN; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..many years after the initial toxic exposures. We have chosen to carry out a study in the Faroe Islands north of Scotland, where the residents have an increased exposure to suspected endocrine disrupters from traditional marine food, ..
  5. The Biodemographic Determinants of Life Span
    James R Carey; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Three of these workshops will be held at research field sites including Kibale National Park, Uganda (Project 2), Rum Island, Scotland (Project 5), and Bolivia (Project 6).
  6. Suppression of Breakthrough Bleeding in LNG-IUS Users
    Ov Slayden; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..It is essential to conduct the clinical work at the University of Edinburgh, Scotland, UK, because no clinic in the USA has such a large patient population of women being fitted with the LNG-IUS for ..
  7. ORAL INFECTIONS AND VASCULAR RISK IN SEVEN COUNTRIES
    Moise Desvarieux; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..among five major ongoing international sites (Belfast, Ireland; Brisbane, Australia-European; Glasgow, Scotland; Greifswald, Germany; Helsinki, Finland) and to develop additional sites (Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Brisbane, ..
  8. 12th International p53 Workshop
    Carol Prives; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Curtis Harris (Laboratory of Human Carcinogenesis, Bethesda, USA), Dr David Lane (University of Dundee, Dundee, Scotland), Dr Martin Lavin (Queensland Institute Medical Research, Brisbane, Australia), Dr Arnold Levine, (Institute for ..
  9. Internatl Conf.on the Future of Cognitive Aging Research
    DUANE ALWIN; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The conference has attracted top researchers from Australia, England, Scotland, Germany, Switzerland, and the United States, countries where the majority of research on cognitive aging is done...
  10. Second World Parkinson Congress
    Stanley Fahn; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The WPC 2010, to be held from September 28 - October 1, 2010 in Glasgow, Scotland is the only international meeting in the field of Parkinson's disease (PD) responding to a need to bring the ..
  11. International Caries Detection and Assessement System
    Amid Ismail; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Hafstein Eggerston (USA and Iceland), Amid Ismail (USA), Kim Ekstrand (Denmark), Christopher Longbottom (Scotland), Nigel Pitts (Scotland), Elmar Reich (Germany), David Ricketts (Scotland), Robert Selwitz (USA, NIDCR), Woosung ..
  12. X RAY STRUCTURE OF UDP GALACTOPYRANOSE MUTASE
    Michael McNeil; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..The foreign collaborator, Dr. James Naismith (University of St. Andrews, Scotland) has already crystallized the Escherichia coli and has small crystals of the Klebsiella pneumonia UDP-..
  13. BIOSOCIAL HISTORIES OF MENTALLY RETARDED YOUNG ADULTS
    Stephen Richardson; Fiscal Year: 1991
    ..population of young people with mental retardation (MR), who span the entire range of MR, born in Aberdeen, Scotland during a 5-year period and studied prospectively from birth to age 22...
  14. IUPS CONGRESS SMOOTH MUSCLE SYMPOSIUM
    David Hartshorne; Fiscal Year: 1993
    ..to be held as part of the XXXII International Union of Physiological Sciences (IUPS) Congress in Glasgow, Scotland, in 1993, Aug 1-6...
  15. Molecular Analysis of Human Breast Cancer
    Robert Clarke; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..universities (Georgetown University and The Catholic University of America) and the University of Edinburgh (Scotland)...
  16. HSV VECTORS FOR THE DESTRUCTION OF BRAIN TUMORS
    Nigel Fraser; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Successful Phase 1 clinical trials have been performed with HSV-1 strain 1716 in Scotland, and with a similar virus in the US...
  17. NEUROSCIENCE OF HIV CONFERENCE
    Joseph Berger; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..Ninth International Neuroscience of HIV Infection" Basic and Clinical Frontiers 2000" to be held in Edinburgh, Scotland, June 21st 024th, 2000...
  18. INT CONGRESS OF VIROLOGY GLASGOW ASV BLOC TRAVEL REQUEST
    MAX SUMMERS; Fiscal Year: 1993
    ..attend and participate in the Ninth International Congress of Virology (ICV) to be held August, 1993, in Glasgow, Scotland. The Virology Congress represents a unique opportunity for these investigators to interact with international ..
  19. AGING IMMUNITY AND INFECTION
    David Bentley; Fiscal Year: 1990
    ..during the next biannual International Symposium on Infections in the Immunocompromised Host (ISIIH), Peebles, Scotland, UK, June 3-6, 1990...
  20. Clinical Models Workshop:Remin-Demin, Precavity, Caries
    George Stookey; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..upon the progress made at the International Consensus Workshop on Caries Clinical Trials held in Loch Lomond, Scotland in January 2002...
  21. Maternal overnutrition and offspring fat mass, metabolic and vascular function.
    Debbie Lawlor; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  22. VIth International Congress of Neuroimmunology
    CEDRIC RAINE; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..support of the VIth Congress of the International Society of Neuroimmunology, which will take place in Edinburgh, Scotland Sept. 3-7, 2001...
  23. NEURODEGENERATION IN HIV INFECTED DRUG USERS
    Jeanne Bell; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..microglial activation and neuronal damage in a clinically well characterized cohort of drug users in Edinburgh, Scotland, who have a high prevalence of chaotic and injecting drug use, and of HIV infection...
  24. DRUG RELATED CNS DAMAGE-SYNERGY WITH EFFECTS OF HIV
    Jeanne Bell; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..and Apolipoprotein E polymorphisms in a clinically well-characterized cohort of drug users in Edinburgh, Scotland, who have a high prevalence of chaotic and injecting drug use, and of HIV infection...
  25. PHYSIOLOGICAL CONGRESS TRAVEL PROGRAM
    Martin Frank; Fiscal Year: 1993
    ..IUPS) will hold its General Assembly and the XXXII International Congress of Physiological Sciences in Glasgow, Scotland, August 1-6, 1993...
  26. 54th Annual Syposium on Fundamental Cancer Research
    Margaret Kripke; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..Bertner Memorial Award be presented to either Drs. Ian Wilmut (Roslin Institute in Scotland) and Ryazo Yanagimachi (University of Hawaii) for their pioneering work in mammalian cloning or to Dr...
  27. Gene x Environment Factors in Smoking Cessation
    Andrew Hyland; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  28. Cigarette smoking and colorectal cancer risk
    Andrew Hyland; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..abstract_text> ..
  29. Investigating Tobacco & Alcohol Use Behaviors Across the Continuum of Use
    Sherry McKee; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The results generated from this application will have important clinical and public health implications, and further our understanding of alcohol-tobacco interactions. ..
  30. Negative Affect and Smoking Behavior in Women and Men
    Sherry McKee; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Ultimately, it is hoped that this model could be extended to evaluate the effect of pharmacological agents on tobacco relapse behavior. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  31. Alcohol Self-Administration/Effect/Nicotine Replacement
    Sherry McKee; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..This study will have important implications for alcohol-nicotine interactions, smoking cessation in alcohol drinkers, and alcohol challenge studies in general. ..