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Moderate-to-severe asthma in individuals of European ancestry: a genome-wide association study (2018)
Journal Article
Shrine, N., Portelli, M. A., John, C., Soler Artigas, M., Bennett, N., Hall, R., …Sayers, I. (2018). Moderate-to-severe asthma in individuals of European ancestry: a genome-wide association study. Lancet Respiratory Medicine, 7(1), 20-34. doi:10.1016/S2213-2600(18)30389-8

Background Few genetic studies that focus on moderate-to-severe asthma exist. We aimed to identity novel genetic variants associated with moderate-to-severe asthma, see whether previously identified genetic variants for all types of asthma contribut... Read More

Epilepsy mortality trends in Cuba compared with England and Wales: 1987–2010 (2018)
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Suárez-Medina, R., Morales-Chacón, L. M., Venero-Fernández, S. J., Liu, C., Fogarty, A. W., & Neligan, A. (2018). Epilepsy mortality trends in Cuba compared with England and Wales: 1987–2010. Epilepsy and Behavior, 85, doi:10.1016/j.yebeh.2018.04.031. ISSN 1525-5050

There are limited epilepsy mortality data from developing countries and Latin America in particular. We examined national epilepsy mortality data from Cuba and contrasted them with comparable data from England and Wales. National epilepsy mortality d... Read More

Demand for CT scans increases during transition from paediatric to adult care: an observational study from 2009 to 2015 (2017)
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Thurley, P., Crookdake, J., Norwood, M., Sturrock, N., & Fogarty, A. W. (in press). Demand for CT scans increases during transition from paediatric to adult care: an observational study from 2009 to 2015. British Journal of Radiology, doi:10.1259/bjr.20170467. ISSN 0007-1285

OBJECTIVE: Avoiding unnecessary radiation exposure is a clinical priority in children and young adults. We aimed to explore demand for CT scans in a busy general hospital with particular interest in the period of transition from paediatric to adult m... Read More

Association between infection with H. pylori and atopy in young Ethiopian children: a longitudinal study (2017)
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Taye, B., Enquselassie, F., Tsegaye, A., Amberbir, A., Medhin, G., Fogarty, A. W., …Davey, G. (in press). Association between infection with H. pylori and atopy in young Ethiopian children: a longitudinal study. Clinical and Experimental Allergy, 47(10), doi:10.1111/cea.12995. ISSN 0954-7894

Background: Epidemiological evidence from developed countries indicates that Helicobacter pylori infection correlates with a reduced risk of atopy and allergic disorders, however limited data are available from low-income countries. Objective: We... Read More

Risk factors for maternal anaemia and low birth weight in pregnant women living in rural India: a prospective cohort study (2017)
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Ahankari, A. S., Myles, P. R., Dixit, J., Tata, L. J., & Fogarty, A. W. (2017). Risk factors for maternal anaemia and low birth weight in pregnant women living in rural India: a prospective cohort study. Public Health, 151, doi:10.1016/j.puhe.2017.06.023. ISSN 0033-3506

Objective: The aim of this prospective study was to estimate the prevalence and risk factors for maternal anaemia and low birth weight in pregnant women living in Maharashtra state, India. Study design: Prospective study Methods: Women between 3... Read More

Prevalence and associated risk factors of malaria among adults in East Shewa Zone of Oromia Regional State, Ethiopia: a cross-sectional study (2017)
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Tadesse, F., Fogarty, A. W., & Deressa, W. (in press). Prevalence and associated risk factors of malaria among adults in East Shewa Zone of Oromia Regional State, Ethiopia: a cross-sectional study. BMC Public Health, 18(1), doi:10.1186/s12889-017-4577-0. ISSN 1471-2458

BACKGROUND: Malaria is one of the most important causes of morbidity and mortality in sub-Saharan Africa. The disease is prevalent in over 75% of the country's area making it the leading public health problems in the country. Information on the preva... Read More

Household air pollution and lung function in Indian adults: a cross-sectional study (2017)
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Dave, M., Ahankari, A. S., Myles, P. R., Arokiasamy, P., Uttamacharya, , Khobragade, P., …Fogarty, A. W. (2017). Household air pollution and lung function in Indian adults: a cross-sectional study. International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease, 21(6), doi:10.5588/ijtld.16.0615. ISSN 1027-3719

Exposure to air pollution produced by cooking is common in developing countries, and represents a potentially avoidable cause of lung disease. Cross-sectional data were collected by the World Health Organization's Study on Global AGEing and Adult Hea... Read More

Factors associated with preterm delivery and low birth weight: a study from rural Maharashtra, India (2017)
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Ahankari, A., Bapat, S., Myles, P., Fogarty, A., & Tata, L. (in press). Factors associated with preterm delivery and low birth weight: a study from rural Maharashtra, India. F1000Research, 6(72), doi:10.12688/f1000research.10659.1. ISSN 2046-1402

Background: Although preterm delivery and low birth weight (LBW) have been studied in India, findings may not be generalisable to rural areas such as the Marathwada region of Maharashtra state. There is limited information available on maternal and c... Read More

Healthcare benefits linked with Below Poverty Line registration in India: Observations from Maharashtra Anaemia Study (MAS) (2017)
Journal Article
Ahankari, A., Fogarty, A., Tata, L., & Myles, P. R. (2017). Healthcare benefits linked with Below Poverty Line registration in India: Observations from Maharashtra Anaemia Study (MAS). F1000Research, 6(25), doi:10.12688/f1000research.10556.1. ISSN 2046-1402

A 2015 Lancet paper by Patel et al. on healthcare access in India comprehensively discussed national health programmes where some benefits are linked with the country’s Below Poverty Line (BPL) registration scheme. BPL registration aims to support po... Read More

sTREM-1 is elevated in cystic fibrosis and correlates with proteases (2017)
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Forrester, D., Barr, H. L., Fogarty, A. W., & Knox, A. (in press). sTREM-1 is elevated in cystic fibrosis and correlates with proteases. Pediatric Pulmonology, 52(4), doi:10.1002/ppul.23650. ISSN 8755-6863

Background: sTREM-1 (soluble triggering receptor expressed on myeloid cells-1) is a novel inflammatory marker that may be of clinical use in cystic fibrosis (CF). Dysregulation of the TREM pathway has been demonstrated in other inflammatory diseases... Read More