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Rory Collins is the Head, Nuffield Department of Population Health, University of Oxford, Principal Investigator and Chief Executive, UK Biobank, and the British Heart Foundation Professor of Medicine and Epidemiology at the University of Oxford. He was born in Hong Kong and received his medical degree from St Thomas's Hospital Medical School, University of London. He was Knighted for Services to Science in 2011 and became a Fellow of the Royal Society in 2015. He has delivered the Paul Dudley White International Lecture of the American Heart Association and the Royal Society of Medicine William Harvey Lecture, and he has received both the European Society of Cardiology Gold Medal and the British Cardiovascular Society MacKenzie Medal.
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Comprehensive evidence comparing different medications for acromegaly is scarce. The aim of this study was to perform a network meta-analysis based on evidence from both randomized trials and observat...
Observational studies and meta-analyses of randomized trials on dipeptidyl peptidase-4 inhibitors (DPP4i) reported discordant results on the risk of malignancies with this class of drugs. Aim of the p...
Given the global burden of tuberculosis, shortened treatment regimens with existing or repurposed drugs are needed to contribute to tuberculosis control. The long duration of treatment of drug-suscept...
Although evidence from animal and observational studies has supported the beneficial effects of green tea intake for lowering blood pressure (BP), randomized placebo-controlled trials (RCTs) have yiel...
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Does comforting conversation during colonoscopy improve on patient satisfaction, compliance and pain management.
The objective of our study is to determine which factors affect willingness to participate in gynecologic oncology clinical trials. Women with a diagnosis of gynecologic malignancy will be...
The overarching goal of this project is to facilitate engagement of individuals in effective advance care planning (ACP). Our specific objective is to conduct a randomized, controlled tria...
The purpose of the study is to evaluate the group-based intervention "Starting the Conversation" as a webinar in Germany. Feasibility and efficacy of the program will be tested in a pilot ...
Works about research studies that evaluate interventions or exposures on biomedical or health-related outcomes. The two main types of clinical studies are interventional studies (clinical trials) and observational studies.
Works about a study where participants are assigned to a treatment, procedure, or intervention by methods that are not random. Non-randomized clinical trials are sometimes referred to as quasi-experimental clinical trials or non-equivalent control group designs.
A work that reports on the results of a research study to evaluate interventions or exposures on biomedical or health-related outcomes. The two main types of clinical studies are interventional studies (clinical trials) and observational studies. While most clinical studies concern humans, this publication type may be used for clinical veterinary articles meeting the requisites for humans.
Works about randomized clinical trials that compare interventions in clinical settings and which look at a range of effectiveness outcomes and impacts.
Comparative studies to verify the effectiveness of diagnostic, therapeutic, or prophylactic drugs, devices, or techniques determined in phase II studies. During these trials, patients are monitored closely by physicians to identify any adverse reactions from long-term use. These studies are performed on groups of patients large enough to identify clinically significant responses and usually last about three years. This concept includes phase III studies conducted in both the U.S. and in other countries.
Cardiology is a specialty of internal medicine. Cardiac electrophysiology : Study of the electrical properties and conduction diseases of the heart. Echocardiography : The use of ultrasound to study the mechanical function/physics of the h...
Cardiovascular disease (CVD)
Acute Coronary Syndromes (ACS) Blood Cardiovascular Dialysis Hypertension Stent Stroke Vascular Cardiovascular disease (CVD) includes all the diseases of the heart and circulation including coronary heart disease (angina...