Archive Chronic Conditions & Health

 

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1 Minute Sit-to-Stand in Cystic Fibrosis

Susi Kriemler

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We test the 1 min Sit-to-Stand Test for its reliability and validity as a functional test in patients with cystic fibrosis.

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aTavola

David Fäh

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We developed and are evaluating “aTavola”: a program training general  practitioners to deliver short counselling interventions to their patients to improve diet, eating behavior and weight management.

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Improving Care in Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease (CAROL): a Cluster Randomized Trial in primary care

Claudia Steurer-Stey

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To test whether a multifaceted intervention delivered to general practitioners (GPs) and their practice assistants’ increases implementation of recommended COPD care.

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Natural history of lung
cancer in Switzerland and cost-effectiveness of low-dose computed tomography 

Matthias Schwenkglenks / Milo Puhan

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We model the costs and benefits of low-dose computed tomography-based lung cancer screening programs in Switzerland, given evidence of an impact on lung cancer-specific mortality in high risk patients.

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NOVANIMAL Work Package IV: Public Health

David Fäh

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To evaluate public health implications of animal products consumption.

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Personalized Medicine: Ethical and Policy Frameworks

Effy Vayena

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This project aims to tackle pressing ethical questions in personalized medicine and to develop a framework within which the goals of personalized medicine may be ethically advanced.

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STAND-UP Study

Anja Frei

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This study validates the 1-minute sit-to-stand test and explores patterns of physical activity and patient-reported symptoms of exacerbations in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).

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