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Complementary feeding and the early origins of obesity risk: a study protocol (2016)
Journal Article
Muniandy, N. D., Allotey, P. A., Soyiri, I. N., & Reidpath, D. D. (2016). Complementary feeding and the early origins of obesity risk: a study protocol. BMJ open, 6(11), https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2016-011635

Introduction The rise in the prevalence of childhood obesity worldwide calls for an intervention earlier in the life cycle. Studies show that nutrition during early infancy may contribute to later obesity. Hence, this study is designed to determine i... Read More

Coming of age, becoming obese: A cross-sectional analysis of obesity among adolescents and young adults in Malaysia (2016)
Journal Article
Pell, C., Allotey, P., Evans, N., Hardon, A., Imelda, J. D., Soyiri, I., …The SEACO Team, . (2016). Coming of age, becoming obese: A cross-sectional analysis of obesity among adolescents and young adults in Malaysia. BMC public health, 16(1), https://doi.org/10.1186/s12889-016-3746-x

© 2016 The Author(s). Background: Malaysians have become increasingly obese over recent years. The transition from adolescence to early adulthood is recognized as critical for the development of eating and activity habits. However, little obesity-rel... Read More

Patient-reported outcome measures for allergy and asthma in children (2016)
Journal Article
Soyiri, I. N., Nwaru, B. I., & Sheikh, A. (2016). Patient-reported outcome measures for allergy and asthma in children. Pediatric Allergy and Immunology, 27(8), 779-783. https://doi.org/10.1111/pai.12603

There is increasing recognition of the importance of patient's perceptions of disease and their assessments of heathcare processes. Patient‐reported outcome measures (PROMs) are therefore now regarded as at least as important as the traditional objec... Read More

Building a recruitment database for asthma trials: a conceptual framework for the creation of the UK Database of Asthma Research Volunteers (2016)
Journal Article
Nwaru, B. I., Soyiri, I. N., Simpson, C. R., Griffiths, C., & Sheikh, A. (2016). Building a recruitment database for asthma trials: a conceptual framework for the creation of the UK Database of Asthma Research Volunteers. Trials, 17(1), https://doi.org/10.1186/s13063-016-1381-6

Background Randomised clinical trials are the ‘gold standard’ for evaluating the effectiveness of healthcare interventions. However, successful recruitment of participants remains a key challenge for many trialists. In this paper, we present a concep... Read More