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    • A bimodal reconstruction method for breast cancer imaging 

      Flores-Tapia, Daniel; O'Halloran, Martin; Pistorius, Stephen (EMW Publishing, 2011-01-01)
      Breast Microwave Radar (BMR) has been proposed as an alternative modality for breast imaging. This technology forms a reflectivity map of the breast region by illuminating the scan area using ultra wide band microwave ...
    • A germline mutation in the brca13’utr predicts stage iv breast cancer 

      Dorairaj, Jemima J; Salzman, David W; Wall, Deirdre; Rounds, Tiffany; Preskill, Carina; Sullivan, Catherine AW; Lindner, Robert; Curran, Catherine; Lezon-Geyda, Kim; McVeigh, Terri; Harris, Lyndsay; Newell, John; Kerin, Michael J; Wood, Marie; Miller, Nicola; Weidhaas, Joanne B (Springer Nature, 2014-06-10)
      Background: A germline, variant in the BRCA1 3'UTR (rs8176318) was previously shown to predict breast and ovarian cancer risk in women from high-risk families, as well as increased risk of triple negative breast cancer. ...
    • A proposal for the use of uniform diagnostic criteria for gestational diabetes in europe: an opinion paper by the european board & college of obstetrics and gynaecology (ebcog) 

      Benhalima, Katrien; Mathieu, Chantal; Damm, Peter; Van Assche, André; Devlieger, Roland; Desoye, Gernot; Corcoy, Rosa; Mahmood, Tahir; Nizard, Jacky; Savona-Ventura, Charles; Dunne, Fidelma (Springer Nature, 2015-05-08)
      Screening and diagnostic criteria for gestational diabetes (GDM) are inconsistent across Europe, and the development of a uniform GDM screening strategy is necessary. Such a strategy would create opportunities for more ...
    • A qualitative study of prescription contraception use: the perspectives of users, general practitioners and pharmacists 

      Sweeney, Leigh-Ann; Molloy, Gerard J.; Byrne, Molly; Murphy, Andrew W.; Morgan, Karen; Hughes, Carmel M.; Ingham, Roger (Public Library of Science (PLoS), 2015-12-03)
      Background The oral contraceptive pill (OCP) remains the most popular form of prescription contraception in many countries, despite adherence difficulties for many. Uptake of long acting reversible contraceptives (LARCs), ...
    • A randomised trial comparing endometrial resection and abdominal hysterectomy for the treatment of menorrhagia. 

      Gannon, M J; Holt, E M; Fairbank, J; Fitzgerald, M; Milne, M A; Crystal, A M; Greenhalf, J O (BMJ, 1991-11-30)
      Objective - To determine the advantages and disadvantages of endometrial resection and abdominal hysterectomy for the surgical treatment of women with menorrhagia. Design - Randomised study of two treatment groups with a ...
    • A systematic review and meta-analysis of pregnancy outcomes in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus and lupus nephritis 

      Smyth, A.; Oliveira, G. H. M.; Lahr, B. D.; Bailey, K. R.; Norby, S. M.; Garovic, V. D. (American Society of Nephrology (ASN), 2010-08-05)
      Background and objectives: Studies of the impact of systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) and its pregnancy complications have yielded conflicting results. Major limitations of these studies relate to their small numbers of ...
    • Absolute risk reduction in osteoporosis: assessing treatment efficacy by number needed to treat 

      Ringe, Johann D.; Doherty, John G. (Springer Nature, 2009-12-25)
      Postmenopausal osteoporosis is a chronic condition due to decreased bone mass, leading to reduced bone strength and increased fracture risk. Currently available pharmacological treatments include antiresorptive agents ...
    • Applying current screening tools for gestational diabetes mellitus to a european population: is it time for change? 

      Avalos, G. E.; Owens, L. A.; Dunne, F.; , (American Diabetes Association, 2013-06-11)
      OBJECTIVEThe optimal screening regimen for gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) remains controversial. Risk factors used in selective screening guidelines vary. Given that universal screening is not currently adopted in our ...
    • Bilateral breast cancer: analysis of incidence, outcome, survival and disease characteristics 

      Kheirelseid, Elrasheid A. H.; Jumustafa, Hanzali; Miller, Nicola; Curran, Catherine; Sweeney, Karl; Malone, Carmel; McLaughlin, Ray; Newell, John; Kerin, Michael J. (Springer Nature, 2010-07-28)
      There has been conflicting evidence on the impact of bilateral breast cancer (BBC) on the survival and management of patients. The objectives of this study were to address the incidence of BBC and to investigate its ...
    • Cancer-related fatigue in post-treatment cancer survivors: application of the common sense model of illness representations 

      Corbett, Teresa; Groarke, AnnMarie; Walsh, Jane C.; McGuire, Brian E. (Springer Nature, 2016-11-25)
      Background: Cancer-related fatigue (CrF) is a common and disruptive symptom that may be experienced during and after cancer. Research into the subjective experience of fatigue in this group is required. The common sense ...
    • Case study: a patient–clinician collaboration that identified and prioritized evidence gaps and stimulated research development 

      Buckley, Brian S.; Grant, Adrian M.; Glazener, Cathryn M.A. (Elsevier BV, 2013-05-01)
    • Chlamydia trachomatis infection and sexual behaviour among female students attending higher education in the republic of ireland 

      O'Connell, Emer; Brennan, Wendy; Cormican, Martin; Glacken, Marita; O'Donovan, Diarmuid; Vellinga, Akke; Cahill, Niall; Lysaght, Fionnguala; O'Donnell, Joan (Springer Nature, 2009-10-29)
      Background: There are no prevalence data on Chlamydia trachomatis relating to female students attending higher education available for the Republic of Ireland. This information is required to guide on the necessity for ...
    • Clinicians’ views of factors of importance for improving the rate of vbac (vaginal birth after caesarean section): a study from countries with low vbac rates 

      Lundgren, Ingela; Healy, Patricia; Carroll, Margaret; Begley, Cecily; Matterne, Andrea; Gross, Mechthild M.; Grylka-Baeschlin, Susanne; Nicoletti, Jane; Morano, Sandra; Nilsson, Christina; Lalor, Joan (Springer Nature, 2016-11-10)
      Background: Caesarean section (CS) rates are increasing worldwide and the most common reason is repeat CS following previous CS. For most women a vaginal birth after a previous CS (VBAC) is a safe option. However, the rate ...
    • Comparing type 1 and type 2 diabetes in pregnancy- similar conditions or is a separate approach required? 

      Owens, Lisa A; Sedar, Jon; Carmody, Louise; Dunne, Fidelma (Springer Nature, 2015-03-27)
      Background: Pregnancy in women with type 1 (T1DM) or type 2 diabetes (T2DM) is associated with increased risk. These conditions are managed similarly during pregnancy, and compared directly in analyses, however they affect ...
    • Comparison of 6q25 breast cancer hits from asian and european genome wide association studies in the breast cancer association consortium (bcac) 

      Hein, Rebecca; Maranian, Melanie; Hopper, John L.; Kapuscinski, Miroslaw K.; Southey, Melissa C.; Park, Daniel J.; Schmidt, Marjanka K.; Broeks, Annegien; Hogervorst, Frans B. L.; Bueno-de-Mesquit, H. Bas; Muir, Kenneth R.; Lophatananon, Artitaya; Rattanamongkongul, Suthee; Puttawibul, Puttisak; Fasching, Peter A.; Hein, Alexander; Ekici, Arif B.; Beckmann, Matthias W.; Fletcher, Olivia; Johnson, Nichola; dos Santos Silva, Isabel; Peto, Julian; Sawyer, Elinor; Tomlinson, Ian; Kerin, Michael; Miller, Nicola; Marmee, Frederick; Schneeweiss, Andreas; Sohn, Christof; Burwinkel, Barbara; Guénel, Pascal; Cordina-Duverger, Emilie; Menegaux, Florence; Truong, Thérèse; Bojesen, Stig E.; Nordestgaard, Børge G.; Flyger, Henrik; Milne, Roger L.; Perez, Jose Ignacio Arias; Zamora, M. Pilar; Benítez, Javier; Anton-Culver, Hoda; Ziogas, Argyrios; Bernstein, Leslie; Clarke, Christina A.; Brenner, Hermann; Müller, Heiko; Arndt, Volker; Stegmaier, Christa; Rahman, Nazneen; Seal, Sheila; Turnbull, Clare; Renwick, Anthony; Meindl, Alfons; Schott, Sarah; Bartram, Claus R.; Schmutzler, Rita K.; Brauch, Hiltrud; Hamann, Ute; Ko, Yon-Dschun; Wang-Gohrke, Shan; Dörk, Thilo; Schürmann, Peter; Karstens, Johann H.; Hillemanns, Peter; Nevanlinna, Heli; Heikkinen, Tuomas; Aittomäki, Kristiina; Blomqvist, Carl; Bogdanova, Natalia V.; Zalutsky, Iosif V.; Antonenkova, Natalia N.; Bermisheva, Marina; Prokovieva, Darya; Farahtdinova, Albina; Khusnutdinova, Elza; Lindblom, Annika; Margolin, Sara; Mannermaa, Arto; Kataja, Vesa; Kosma, Veli-Matti; Hartikainen, Jaana; Chen, Xiaoqing; Beesley, Jonathan; Investigators, kConFab; Lambrechts, Diether; Zhao, Hui; Neven, Patrick; Wildiers, Hans; Nickels, Stefan; Flesch-Janys, Dieter; Radice, Paolo; Peterlongo, Paolo; Manoukian, Siranoush; Barile, Monica; Couch, Fergus J.; Olson, Janet E.; Wang, Xianshu; Fredericksen, Zachary; Giles, Graham G.; Baglietto, Laura; McLean, Catriona A.; Severi, Gianluca; Offit, Kenneth; Robson, Mark; Gaudet, Mia M.; Vijai, Joseph; Alnæs, Grethe Grenaker; Kristensen, Vessela; Børresen-Dale, Anne-Lise; John, Esther M.; Miron, Alexander; Winqvist, Robert; Pylkäs, Katri; Jukkola-Vuorinen, Arja; Grip, Mervi; Andrulis, Irene L.; Knight, Julia A.; Glendon, Gord; Mulligan, Anna Marie; Figueroa, Jonine D.; García-Closas, Montserrat; Lissowska, Jolanta; Sherman, Mark E.; Hooning, Maartje; Martens, John W. M.; Seynaeve, Caroline; Collée, Margriet; Hall, Per; Humpreys, Keith; Czene, Kamila; Liu, Jianjun; Cox, Angela; Brock, Ian W.; Cross, Simon S.; Reed, Malcolm W. R.; Ahmed, Shahana; Ghoussaini, Maya; Pharoah, Paul DP.; Kang, Daehee; Yoo, Keun-Young; Noh, Dong-Young; Jakubowska, Anna; Jaworska, Katarzyna; Durda, Katarzyna; Złowocka, Elżbieta; Sangrajrang, Suleeporn; Gaborieau, Valerie; Brennan, Paul; McKay, James; Shen, Chen-Yang; Yu, Jyh-Cherng; Hsu, Huan-Ming; Hou, Ming-Feng; Orr, Nick; Schoemaker, Minouk; Ashworth, Alan; Swerdlow, Anthony; Trentham-Dietz, Amy; Newcomb, Polly A.; Titus, Linda; Egan, Kathleen M.; Chenevix-Trench, Georgia; Antoniou, Antonis C.; Humphreys, Manjeet K.; Morrison, Jonathan; Chang-Claude, Jenny; Easton, Douglas F.; Dunning, Alison M.; ,; , (Public Library of Science (PLoS), 2012-08-07)
      The 6q25.1 locus was first identified via a genome-wide association study (GWAS) in Chinese women and marked by single nucleotide polymorphism (SNP) rs2046210, approximately 180 Kb upstream of ESR1. There have been conflicting ...
    • Correlates of psychological distress immediately following colposcopy 

      Kola-Palmer, Susanna; Walsh, Jane C. (Wiley-Blackwell, 2015-01-12)
    • Couple functioning after pediatric cancer diagnosis: a systematic review 

      Van Schoors, Marieke; Caes, Line; Alderfer, Melissa A.; Goubert, Liesbet; Verhofstadt, Lesley (Wiley-Blackwell, 2016-08-04)
      Objectives A systematic review was conducted to (1) investigate couple functioning after a pediatric cancer diagnosis and (2) examine theoretical and methodological tendencies and issues in this literature. Methods Searches ...
    • Determinants of pre-procedural state anxiety and negative affect in first-time colposcopy patients: implications for intervention 

      KOLA, S.; WALSH, J.C. (Wiley-Blackwell, 2011-11-30)
      Women experience significant emotional distress in relation to further diagnostic evaluation of pre-cancerous cell changes of the cervix. However, less is known about the specific variables that contribute to elevated state ...
    • Estrogen plus estrogen receptor antagonists alter mineral production by osteoblasts in vitro 

      Brennan, O.; O’Brien, F.; McNamara, L. (Thieme Publishing Group, 2011-11-28)
      In early postmenopausal women, estrogen withdrawal is associated with increased bone turnover leading to bone loss and increased risk of fracture. Recent studies have suggested that the remaining bone tissue is significantly ...