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Childhood predictors of lung function trajectories and future COPD risk: a prospective cohort study from the first to the sixth decade of life.
Background: Lifetime lung function is related to quality of life and longevity. Over the lifespan, individuals follow different lung function trajectories.
Environment, lifestyle, and Parkinson's disease: Implications for prevention in the next decade.
There is evidence from observational studies for a role of a number of environmental exposures and lifestyle habits in modulating the risk for Parkinson's disease. Environmental and lifestyle associations, if causal, represent opportunities...
Recent developments in the surgical management of complex intra-abdominal infection.
Background: Current guidance on the management of sepsis often applies to infection originating from abdominal or pelvic sources, which presents specific challenges and opportunities for efficient and rapid source control.
Clinical characterization of primary hyperoxaluria type 3 in comparison to types 1 and 2: a retrospective cohort study
Background: Primary hyperoxaluria type 3 (PH3) is caused by mutations in the HOGA1 gene. PH3 patients often present with recurrent urinary stone disease (USD) in first decade of life, but prior reports suggested PH3 may have a milder phenotype in adults.
Diagnosis and management of hymenoptera venom allergy: British Society for Allergy and Clinical Immunology (BSACI) guidelines
Included in this guideline are epidemiology, risk factors, clinical features, diagnostic tests, natural history of hymenoptera venom allergy and guidance on undertaking venom immunotherapy (VIT).
Risk of corneal ulcer in patients with end-stage renal disease: a retrospective large-scale cohort study.
This retrospective, nationwide, matched cohort study included 92 967 patients with ESRD recruited between 2000 and 2009 from the Taiwan National Health Insurance Research Database.