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Statistics bibliography 01 - medical

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Brockelman, W.Y. et al. (1987). Measurement of incidence of the human liver fluke, Opisthorchis viverrini, in northeast Thailand. Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene 81 (2), 327-335.


Burri, C. et al. (2000). Efficacy of new, concise schedule for melarsoprol in treatment of sleeping sickness caused by Trypanosoma brucei gambiense: a randomised trial. The Lancet 355, 1419-1425. [free pdf]


Carrique-Mas, J.V. et al. (2001). An epidemiological study of Taenia solium cysticercosis in a rural population in the Bolivian Chaco. Acta Tropica 80 (3), 229-235.


Charlwood et al. (2001). The impact of indoor residual spraying with malathion on malaria in refugee camps in eastern Sudan. Acta Tropica 80 (1), 1-8.


Farchi, G. et al. (2000). Alcohol and survival in the Italian rural cohorts of the Seven Countries Study. International Journal of Epidemiology 29 (4), 667-671. [free]


Fisher, I. (2001). AIDS Permeates Uganda Politics Too. New York Times, March 12. [free html]


Gereda, J.E. et al. (2000). Relation between house-dust endotoxin exposure, type 1 T-cell development, and allergen sensitisation in infants at high risk of asthma. Lancet 355, 1680-1683 (13 May).


Government of Uganda, Uganda AIDS Commission, UNAIDS (2000). The national strategic framework for HIV/AIDS activities in Uganda: 2000/1-2005/6. [free pdf]


Haack, J.P. et al. (2003). Escherichia coli O157 exposure in Wyoming and Seattle: serologic evidence of rural risk. Emerging Infectious Diseases 9 (10), 1226-1231. [free pdf]


Hagan, M. (1998). Onchocercal dermatitis: clinical impact. Annals of Tropical Medicine & Parasitology 92 (Suppl. 1), S85-S96.


Halstead, S.B. et al. (2002). Dengue hemorrhagic fever in infants: research opportunities ignored. Emerging Infectious Diseases 8 (12), 1474-1479. [free pdf]


Hancox, M. (2002). Bovine tuberculosis: milk and meat safety. Lancet 359, 706-707 (23 February). [free pdf]


Hinman, R.S. et al. (2003). Efficacy of knee tape in the management of osteoarthritis of the knee: A blinded randomized controlled trial. BMJ 327, 135-138 (19 July). [free pdf]


Hoffman, J.R. et al. (2006). The roulette wheel: An aid to informed decision making. PLoS Medicine 3(6) [full text]


Hyder, A.A. (2002). A call for evidence based prevention of road traffic injuries in the developing world. (Rapid response) BMJ 324, 23 May 2002. [free html]


Isshiki, Y. et al. (2002). Increasing Obesity among Male Workers in Japan: 1992-1997. Environmental Health and Preventive Medicine 6, 256-259. [free pdf]


Jacobsen, P.L. (2003). Safety in numbers: more walkers and bicyclists, safer walking and bicycling. Injury Prevention 9 (3), 205-209. [free pdf]


John, T.J. & Abraham, P. (2001). Hepatitis B in India: A review of disease epidemiology. Letter. Indian Pediatrics 38 (11), 1318-1322. [free html]


Kaplan, R.M. & Wingard, D.L. (2000). Trends in breast cancer incidence, survival, and mortality (Letter). Lancet 356, 592-593 (12 August). [free pdf]


Kent D.L. & Larson E.B. (1992). Disease, level of impact, and quality of research methods: three dimensions of clinical efficacy assessment applied to magnetic resonance imaging. Investigative Radiolology 27 (3), 245-54.


Kuo, Y. (2002). Extrapolation of correlation between 2 variables in 4 general medical journals. JAMA 287 (21), 2815-2817. [free pdf]


Learner, J. & Goodman, N.W. (1996). Descriptions of correlation. (Letter) Lancet 348, 199-200 (20 July).


Lewith, G.T. et al. (2002). Use of ultramolecular potencies of allergen to treat asthmatic people allergic to house dust mite: double blind randomized controlled clinical trial. BMJ 324, 520-524 (2 March). [free]


Lloyd-Smith, J.O. et al. (2007). Cyclical changes in seroprevalence of leptospirosis in California sea lions: endemic and epidemic disease in one host species? BMC Infectious Diseases 7:125. [free pdf]


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Lurie, P. & Wolfe, SM. (1997). Unethical trials of interventions to reduce perinatal transmission of human immunodeficiency virus in developing countries. New England Journal of Medicine 337, 853-55 (18 September). [free pdf]


Ma, X. et al. (2005). Ethnic difference in daycare attendance, early infections, and risk of childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia. Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention 14 (8), 1928-1934. [free pdf]


Mannino, M.L. et al. (2004). The quality of girls' diets declines and tracks across middle childhood. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 1: 5. [free]


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Murphy, E.M. et al. (2006). Was the "ABC" approach (Abstinence, Being Faithful, Using Condoms) responsible for Uganda's decline in HIV? PLoS Medicine 3(9): e379.;jsessionid=C7E54E65AE159790FAA9468C7247166E.ambra02?uri=info%3Adoi%2F10.1371%2Fjournal.pmed.0030379&representation=PDF [free pdf]


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Noah, N. (2002). Adults still account for many deaths from chickenpox (Letter). BMJ 325, 221 (27 July). [free html]


Pani, S.P. et al. (2002). Tolerability and efficacy of single dose albendazole, diethylcarbamazine citrate (DEC)or co-administration of albendazole with DEC in the clearance of Wuchereria bancrofti in asymptomatic microfilaraemic volunteers in Pondicherry, South India: a hospital-based study. Filaria Journal 1 :1. [free pdf]


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Pauletto, P. et al. (1996). Blood pressure and atherogenic lipoprotein profiles of fish-diet and vegetarian villagers in Tanzania: the Lugalawa study. Lancet 348, 784-788 (21 September). [free pdf]


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Sanchez, A.L. et al. (1998). Prevalence of taeniasis and cysticercosis in a population of urban residence in Honduras. Acta Tropica 69 (2), 141-149.


Schulman, K.A. et al. (1999). The effect of race and sex on physicians' recommendations for cardiac catheterization. New England Journal of Medicine 340 (1), 618 - 626. [free pdf]


Schwartz, G.G. et al. 1998. Solid waste and pancreatic cancer: An ecologic study in Florida, USA. International Journal of Epidemiology 27 (5), 781-787. [free pdf]


Schwartz, L.M. et al. (1999). Misunderstandings about the effects of race and sex on physicians' referrals for cardiac catheterization. New England Journal of Medicine 341 (1), 279-283.


Shenoy, R.K. et al. (1998). The efficacy, tolerability and safety of diethylcarbamazine-fortified salt in the treatment of the microfilaraemias of brugian filariasis: an open, hospital-based study. Annals of Tropical Medicine & Parasitology 92 (3), 285-293.


Silva, A.A.M. et al. (1998). Trends in low birth weight: a comparison of two birth cohorts separated by a 15-year interval in Ribeirão Preto, Brazil. Bulletin of the World Health Organization 76 (1), 73-84. [free pdf]


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Spiegel, P.B. & Salama, P. (2000). War and mortality in Kosovo, 1998-99: an epidemiological testimony. Lancet 355, 2204-2209 (24 June). [free pdf]


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Van Gool, W.A. & Van Crevel, H. (1996). Impact on management of new diagnostic tests in Alzheimer's disease. (Letter) Lancet 348, 961 (5 October).


Veeken, H. et al. (1998). Priority during a meningitis epidemic: vaccination or treatment? Bulletin of the World Health Organization 76 (2), 135-141. [free pdf]


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Williams, J.G. et al. (2000). Open access follow up for inflammatory bowel disease: pragmatic randomized trial and cost effectiveness study. BMJ 320, 544-548 (26 February). [free pdf]


Woloshin et al. (2001). Direct-to-consumer advertisements for prescription drugs: what are Americans being sold? Lancet 358, 1141-1156 (6 October). [free pdf]