Descriptions of Guidance Topics

Topic Titlesort icon Includes advice on Health Categories? Includes advice on Research Activity Codes? Label(s)
Ageing No Yes Ageing
Alcohol consumption Yes No Alcohol
Animal welfare and replacing animals in research Yes Yes Animal welfare
Atherosclerosis Yes No Atherosclerosis
Biomarkers and screening No Yes Biomarkers, Screening
Cancer and conditions predisposing to cancer Yes Yes Cancer
Cell cycle and DNA repair Yes Yes Cell cycle, DNA repair
Cerebral palsy and spina bifida Yes No Cerebral palsy, Spina bifida
Cholesterol Yes No Cholesterol
Congenital disorders and inherited syndromes Yes No Congenital disorders, Syndromes
Developmental biology Yes Yes Developmental biology
Diet, obesity and nutrition Yes No Diet, Nutrition, Obesity
Differentiating secondary and primary prevention No Yes Prevention
Disease effects of pollution and environmental hazards Yes Yes Pollution, Radiation
Disease sequelae, consequences and side effects Yes No Sequelae, Side effects
Ear and hearing Yes No Ear, Hearing
Economic evaluation components in trials No Yes Economic evaluation
Education No Yes Education
Eye and vision Yes No Eye, Vision
Foetal development, pregnancy and 'in utero' studies Yes Yes Foetal development, Pregnancy
Immunology and the immune system No Yes Immunology
Infectious diseases Yes Yes Infection
Measures of treatment effectiveness No Yes Treatment effectiveness
Methodologies, measurements and research designs No Yes Methodology, Research design
Neuropsychology Yes Yes Neuropsychology
Nutritional and vitamin supplements No Yes Supplements
Pain Yes Yes Pain
Patients used as case study examples Yes No Case studies
Pharmaceuticals outside the therapeutic context No Yes Pharmaceuticals
Physical activity and exercise Yes No Exercise, Physical activity
Policy No Yes Policy
Pulmonary hypertension Yes No Pulmonary hypertension
Quality of life components in trials No Yes Quality of life
Resources and infrastructure No Yes Infrastructure, Resources
Sexual health Yes No Sexual health
Smoking and tobacco Yes No Smoking, Tobacco
Stem cell research No Yes Stem cells
Studies of sepsis Yes No Sepsis
Studies of TSEs, BSE, CJD and prion protein Yes No Prions, TSEs
Studies on muscle and the neuromuscular junction Yes No Muscle, Neuromuscular disorders
Surgical procedures No Yes Surgical procedures
Thromboses and embolisms Yes No Embolisms, Thromboses
Topics spanning multiple diseases and categories Yes No Multiple diseases
Trials No Yes Trials
Vasculitis Yes No Vasculitis
Vertigo and disorders of balance Yes No Balance, Vertigo
Wounds and healing Yes Yes Healing, Wounds