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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 about Complementary feeding and the early origins of obesity risk: a study protocol.

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 about Coming of age, becoming obese: A cross-sectional analysis of obesity among adolescents and young adults in Malaysia.

Building a recruitment database for asthma trials: a conceptual framework for the creation of the UK Database of Asthma Research Volunteers (2016)
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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 about Building a recruitment database for asthma trials: a conceptual framework for the creation of the UK Database of Asthma Research Volunteers.

TOUCAN: A randomised phase II trial of carboplatin and gemcitabine +/- vandetanib in first line treatment of advanced urothelial cell cancer in patients who are not suitable to receive cisplatin. (2016)
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Jones, R. J., Crabb, S. J., Chester, J. D., Elliott, T., Huddart, R. A., Birtle, A. J., …Griffiths, G. (2016). TOUCAN: A randomised phase II trial of carboplatin and gemcitabine +/- vandetanib in first line treatment of advanced urothelial cell cancer in patients who are not suitable to receive cisplatin. Journal of Clinical Oncology, 34(2_suppl), 448-448. https://doi.org/10.1200/jco.2016.34.2_suppl.448

Background: Whilst cisplatin combination therapy remains the standard of care for patients with advanced urothelial cancers, many patients are unsuitable for cisplatin and go on to receive carboplatin combination therapy. Although responses are frequ... Read More about TOUCAN: A randomised phase II trial of carboplatin and gemcitabine +/- vandetanib in first line treatment of advanced urothelial cell cancer in patients who are not suitable to receive cisplatin..