Scholarly Works - Public Health and Primary Care - Primary Care Unit
About this collection
The Primary Care Unit is based within the Department of Public Health and Primary Care which is one of Europe’s premier university departments of population health sciences. Staff from the unit make a major contribution to clinical teaching within the Cambridge Clinical School, to postgraduate education by supporting Masters and PhD students and Academic Clinical Fellows, and to research. Research hosted within the unit includes the Diabetes & Cardiovascular Disease Group, the Behavioural Science Group, a Department of Health Policy Research Unit on Behaviour and Health, the Cancer, Genetics and Palliative Care Group, and the Cambridge Centre for Health Services Research.
Randomised trial of coconut oil, olive oil or butter on blood lipids and other cardiovascular risk factors in healthy men and women. (BMJ Journals, 2018-03-06)Abstract Introduction: High dietary saturated fat intake is associated with higher blood concentrations of LDL-cholesterol, an established risk factor for coronary heart disease. However, there is increasing interest ...
Possible missed opportunities for diagnosing colorectal cancer in Dutch primary care: a multimethods approach. (Royal College of General Practitioners, 2018-01)Background Early detection of colorectal cancer (CRC) is important to achieve better survival. Discriminating symptoms suggestive of colorectal cancer from benign conditions is a challenge for general practitioners since ...
Maximising the Potential of Longitudinal Cohorts for Research in Neurodegenerative Diseases: A Community Perspective (Frontiers, 2017-08-29)Despite a wealth of activity across the globe in the area of longitudinal population cohorts, surprisingly little information is available on the natural biomedical history of a number of age-related neurodegenerative ...