• The Nurses' Health Study is one example of a large cohort study, and it has produced many important links between lifestyle choices and health by following hundreds of thousands of women across North America. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • There are still significant uncertainties that can only be resolved by monitoring the health of a large cohort of phone users over a long period of time. (wikipedia.org)
  • The cohort was created to determine if women exposed to DES during pregnancy were at increased risk for cancer (Greenberg, 1984). (cdc.gov)
  • This cohort was identified by review of medical records of women who gave birth at Mayo Clinic hospitals (Leary, 1984). (cdc.gov)
  • The participants are now included in the DES Combined Cohort Studies (Hadjimichael, 1984). (cdc.gov)
  • Started in 1984, the study involves collection of biological specimens and medical and behavioral data on MSM (men who have sex with men) in order to study the natural and treated history of HIV. (nih.gov)
  • The COSMOS study aims to carry out long term health monitoring of a large group of people to identify if there are any health issues linked to long term mobile phone use. (wikipedia.org)
  • Professor Paul Boyle, Chief Executive of the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) which funds Life Study, in partnership with the Medical Research Council (MRC), said: "There can be no more important goal than to improve the lives, health and wellbeing of children, which is exactly what Life Study aims to do. (ucl.ac.uk)
  • MQ-MINDS is a longitudinal cohort study that aims to shape our understanding of the health and wellbeing of Macquarie University graduates as they transition into adulthood. (edu.au)
  • The 'Amsterdam Cohort Onderzoek Genderdysforie' (ACOG) aims to better understand this condition, to better understand its development from childhood to adulthood, to better understand the effects and side effects of treatment, and to develop and improve quality of care for individuals with gender dysphoria of all ages. (emgo.nl)
  • Over the course of cohort members lives, the BCS70 has collected information on health, physical, educational and social development, and economic circumstances among other factors. (ioe.ac.uk)
  • The cohort comprises 59,000 male employees who were working in uranium ore mining in the former German Democratic Republic between 1946 and 1990. (bfs.de)
  • The German uranium miners cohort study ( Wismut cohort) is one of the largest single cohort studies of miners occupationally exposed to radon and its progeny. (bfs.de)
  • The launch of the study's name and identity coincides with a consultative conference on the study for UK academics and policymakers. (ucl.ac.uk)
  • UK academics from social, environmental, clinical, and biomedical sciences together with UK policymakers attending today's scientific conference have an opportunity to engage with Life Study and its design and to comment on the topics and measures that have been proposed for inclusion in the pilot phase of the study, due to commence in 2013. (ucl.ac.uk)
  • Comparisons between the different generations in the four cohorts enable academics to chart social change and start to untangle the reasons behind it. (wikipedia.org)
  • We report mortality rates and causes of death in a cohort of women who used homeless shelters in Toronto. (cmaj.ca)
  • In addition, we analyzed data from published studies of mortality rates among homeless women in 6 other cities (Montreal, Copenhagen, Boston, New York, Philadelphia and Brighton, UK). (cmaj.ca)
  • Previous studies have focused on excess mortality observed among homeless people relative to their counterparts in the general population. (cmaj.ca)
  • 14 In a study of homeless people in Boston, mortality rates among men were 5.9, 3.0 and 1.6 times higher than those in the general population for people 18-24, 25-44 and 45-64 years of age respectively. (cmaj.ca)
  • citation needed] Another study on the impact of assets, such as savings and investments on future life chances, played a major part in the development of assets-based welfare policy, including the much-debated Child Trust Fund. (wikipedia.org)
  • British Research Medical Council (BRMC) Study - Participants included pregnant diabetic women enrolled in clinical trial and DES Daughters and DES Sons identified through follow-up study, for a total of 151 participants (79 DES-exposed and 72 unexposed people) (Reid, 1955). (cdc.gov)
  • For research purposes, a cohort is any group of individuals who are linked in some way or who have experienced the same significant life event within a given period. (springer.com)
  • The Massachusetts Gambling Impact Cohort or MAGIC Study is a multi-year study being carried out by a research team from the University of Massachusetts Amherst School of Public Health & Health Sciences (SPHHS). (umass.edu)
  • Using participant responses, the MAGIC Research Team will be able to study gambling problems as they emerge. (umass.edu)
  • What is a cohort study in medical research? (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • There have been approximately 2,500 published pieces of research worldwide using the four studies according to one source and over 6,000 papers and forty books by another source. (wikipedia.org)
  • Mayo Clinic Sons Study - The Sons Study included approximately 800 men exposed to DES before birth (in the womb) and 600 unexposed men. (cdc.gov)
  • The latest UK birth cohort study was named ' Life Study ' at a central London meeting earlier today. (ucl.ac.uk)
  • Background: We examined the associations of maternal age with low birthweight (LBW) and preterm birth in four cohorts from a middle- and a high-income country, where the patterning of maternal age by socio-economic position (SEP) is likely to differ. (scribd.com)
  • Inverse associations of SEP with LBW and preterm birth were observed in all cohorts. (scribd.com)
  • Thus a group of people who were born on a day or in a particular period, say 1948, form a birth cohort. (wikipedia.org)
  • Birth cohort studies in Britain include four long-term medical and social studies, carried out over the lives of a group of participants, from birth. (wikipedia.org)
  • 4 Earlier studies have documented the high burden of illness among homeless people due to mental illness and addictions, 5 medical conditions, 6 , 7 , 8 tuberculosis and HIV infection, 9 , 10 , 11 and traumatic injuries. (cmaj.ca)
  • A case series is a descriptive study of a group of people, who usually receive the same treatment or who have the same disease. (www.nhs.uk)
  • For this reason, new people cannot be added to the study. (cdc.gov)
  • The study includes people who have never gambled as well as people who gamble regularly. (umass.edu)
  • The word cohort means a group of people. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • As of August 2010, 67,987 people were taking part in the UK arm of the study. (wikipedia.org)
  • Cohort studies are largely about the life histories of segments of populations, and the individual people who constitute these segments. (wikipedia.org)
  • The cohort cannot therefore be defined as a group of people who already have the disease. (wikipedia.org)