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GPCALMA: a Grid-based tool for mammographic screening.
OBJECTIVES: The next generation of high energy physics (HEP) experiments requires a GRID approach to a distributed computing system: the key concept is the Virtual ORGANISATION (VO), a group of distributed users with a ...
Oral and pharyngeal cancer in South Asians and non-South Asians in relation to socioeconomic deprivation in South East England.
From UK Thames Cancer Registry data, after controlling for socioeconomic deprivation of area of residence, South Asian males showed a higher relative risk of oral (1.36; 95% CI: 1.11, 1.67), but not of pharyngeal cancer ...
Survey of home infusion care in England.
Provision of 24 hour acute neurology care by neurologists: manpower requirements in the UK.
OBJECTIVES: The ABN has published standards of care for patients with acute neurological disease. Derriford Hospital provides a 24 hour neurology intake service to a population of 500,000 with the equivalent of four ...
The feminisation of British neurology: implications for workforce planning.
As in other hospital specialties, an increasing proportion of neurology trainees are female. To predict the workforce implications it is necessary to determine what life choices future neurologists will make. A questionnaire ...
Cauda equina syndrome following a lumbar puncture.
Lumbar puncture (LP), a common diagnostic procedure, is usually associated with low morbidity. We describe the case of a 29-year-old woman who underwent a non-traumatic LP in the setting of normal coagulation. Cauda equina ...
Impacts of climate change on indirect human exposure to pathogens and chemicals from agriculture.
OBJECTIVE: Climate change is likely to affect the nature of pathogens and chemicals in the environment and their fate and transport. Future risks of pathogens and chemicals could therefore be very different from those of ...
Meeting report: risk assessment of tamiflu use under pandemic conditions.
On 3 October 2007, 40 participants with diverse expertise attended the workshop Tamiflu and the Environment: Implications of Use under Pandemic Conditions to assess the potential human health impact and environmental hazards ...
Ecological risk assessment of endocrine disruptors.
The European Centre for Ecotoxicology and Toxicology of Chemicals proposes a tiered approach for the ecological risk assessment of endocrine disruptors, integrating exposure and hazard (effects) characterization. Exposure ...