Medicine (Northwest Academic Centre) - Research Publications
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The association between poor dental health and depression: findings from a large-scale, population-based study (the NHANES study)
Objective: To examine the relationship of poor dental health and depression, controlling for markers of inflammation (C-reactive protein; CRP) and adiposity (body mass index; BMI).Method: Data from two National Health and ...
Variation in age and physical status prior to total knee and hip replacement surgery: a comparison of centers in Australia and Europe
OBJECTIVE. To investigate whether variation exists in the preoperative age, pain, stiffness, and physical function of people undergoing total knee replacement (TKR) and total hip replacement (THR) at several centers in ...
Undiagnosed and potentially lethal parasite infections among immigrants and refugees in Australia
(OXFORD UNIV PRESS, 2006-07-01)
Intestinal parasite infections are a major cause of ill health in many resource-poor countries. This study compares the types and rates of these infections and their risk factors in recently arrived and long-term immigrants ...
Weight loss on stimulant medication: how does it affect body composition and bone metabolism? - A prospective longitudinal study.
UNLABELLED: OBJECTIVE: Children treated with stimulant medication for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) often lose weight. It is important to understand the implications of this during growth. This prospective ...
Antagonism of the interleukin-1 receptor following traumatic brain injury in the mouse reduces the number of nitric oxide synthase-2-positive cells and improves anatomical and functional outcomes
Interleukin (IL)-1beta plays an important role in the inflammatory response that results from traumatic brain injury and antagonism of the actions of this cytokine can affect outcome. We subjected male mice to aseptic ...