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    • CAMERA2 - combination antibiotic therapy for methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infection: study protocol for a randomised controlled trial. 

      CAMERA2 study group and the Australasian Society for Infectious Diseases Clinical Research Network; Chatfield, M; Cheng, AC; Davis, JS; Fowler, Vance Garrison Jr; Howden, BP; Lipman, J; ... (15 authors) (Trials, 2016-03-31)
      BACKGROUND: Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) bacteraemia is a serious infection resulting in 20-50 % 90-day mortality. The limitations of vancomycin, the current standard therapy for MRSA, make treatment ...
    • Core and Shell Song Systems Unique to the Parrot Brain. 

      Bertelsen, MF; Brauth, SE; Chakraborty, M; Dabelsteen, T; Dorrestein, GM; Durand, SE; Fridel, EE; ... (11 authors) (PLoS One, 2015)
      The ability to imitate complex sounds is rare, and among birds has been found only in parrots, songbirds, and hummingbirds. Parrots exhibit the most advanced vocal mimicry among non-human animals. A few studies have noted ...
    • Credit scores, cardiovascular disease risk, and human capital. 

      Belsky, Daniel W; Caspi, Avshalom; Harrington, Hona Lee; Hogan, Sean; Houts, Renate M; Israel, S; Moffitt, Terrie E; ... (10 authors) (Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A, 2014-12-02)
      Credit scores are the most widely used instruments to assess whether or not a person is a financial risk. Credit scoring has been so successful that it has expanded beyond lending and into our everyday lives, even to inform ...
    • How common are common mental disorders? Evidence that lifetime prevalence rates are doubled by prospective versus retrospective ascertainment. 

      Caspi, Avshalom; Kokaua, J; Milne, BJ; Moffitt, Terrie E; Polanczyk, G; Poulton, R; Taylor, A (Psychol Med, 2010-06)
      BACKGROUND: Most information about the lifetime prevalence of mental disorders comes from retrospective surveys, but how much these surveys have undercounted due to recall failure is unknown. We compared results ...
    • Is chronic asthma associated with shorter leukocyte telomere length at midlife? 

      Belsky, Daniel W; Caspi, Avshalom; Hancox, RJ; Harrington, Hona Lee; Houts, Renate M; Moffitt, Terrie E; Poulton, R; ... (11 authors) (Am J Respir Crit Care Med, 2014-08-15)
      RATIONALE: Asthma is prospectively associated with age-related chronic diseases and mortality, suggesting the hypothesis that asthma may relate to a general, multisystem phenotype of accelerated aging. OBJECTIVES: To test ...