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The aluminium-[18F]fluoride revolution: simple radiochemistry with a big impact for radiolabelled biomolecules (2021)
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Archibald, S. J., & Allott, L. (2021). The aluminium-[18F]fluoride revolution: simple radiochemistry with a big impact for radiolabelled biomolecules. EJNMMI Radiopharmacy and Chemistry, 6(1), https://doi.org/10.1186/s41181-021-00141-0

The aluminium-[18F]fluoride ([18F]AlF) radiolabelling method combines the favourable decay characteristics of fluorine-18 with the convenience and familiarity of metal-based radiochemistry and has been used to parallel gallium-68 radiopharmaceutical... Read More about The aluminium-[18F]fluoride revolution: simple radiochemistry with a big impact for radiolabelled biomolecules.

PCG signals for biometric authentication systems: An in-depth review (2021)
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El-Dahshan, E. S. A., Bassiouni, M. M., Sharvia, S., & Salem, A. B. M. (2021). PCG signals for biometric authentication systems: An in-depth review. Computer Science Review, 41, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cosrev.2021.100420

This review aims to present a survey of the technologies and methodologies used in the phonocardiogram (PCG) biometric systems. The phases used in the PCG which are explored in this paper include data acquisition, de-noising, extracting PCG peaks, fe... Read More about PCG signals for biometric authentication systems: An in-depth review.

Professionals’, patients’ and families’ views on the use of opioids for chronic breathlessness: A systematic review using the framework method and pillar process (2021)
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Reedy, F., Pearson, M., Greenley, S., Clark, J., Currow, D. C., Bajwah, S., …Johnson, M. J. (in press). Professionals’, patients’ and families’ views on the use of opioids for chronic breathlessness: A systematic review using the framework method and pillar process. Palliative medicine, https://doi.org/10.1177/02692163211032114

Background: In combination with non-pharmacological interventions, opioids may safely reduce chronic breathlessness in patients with severe illness. However, implementation in clinical practice varies. Aim: To synthesise the published literature rega... Read More about Professionals’, patients’ and families’ views on the use of opioids for chronic breathlessness: A systematic review using the framework method and pillar process.

Nutrient regulation of inflammatory signalling in obesity and vascular disease (2021)
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Palmer, T. M., & Salt, I. P. (2021). Nutrient regulation of inflammatory signalling in obesity and vascular disease. Clinical Science, 135(13), 1563-1590. https://doi.org/10.1042/CS20190768

Despite obesity and diabetes markedly increasing the risk of developing cardiovascular diseases, the molecular and cellular mechanisms that underlie this association remain poorly characterised. In the last 20 years it has become apparent that chroni... Read More about Nutrient regulation of inflammatory signalling in obesity and vascular disease.

A comprehensive review on the application of nanofluid in heat pipe based on the machine learning: Theory, application and prediction (2021)
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Wang, X., Luo, L., Xiang, J., Zheng, S., Shittu, S., Wang, Z., & Zhao, X. (2021). A comprehensive review on the application of nanofluid in heat pipe based on the machine learning: Theory, application and prediction. Renewable & sustainable energy reviews, 150, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rser.2021.111434

This paper introduces three paramount factors i.e. viscosity, thermal conductivity and stability that affect the application of mono and hybrid nanofluids in heat pipes. The applications of nanofluids in various types of heat pipes are reviewed and t... Read More about A comprehensive review on the application of nanofluid in heat pipe based on the machine learning: Theory, application and prediction.

Non-medical devices for chronic breathlessness: use, barriers and facilitators for patients, carers and clinicians - a scoping review (2021)
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Prihartadi, A. S., Impelliziere Licastro, G., Pearson, M., Johnson, M. J., Luckett, T., & Swan, F. (in press). Non-medical devices for chronic breathlessness: use, barriers and facilitators for patients, carers and clinicians - a scoping review. BMJ Supportive & Palliative Care, https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjspcare-2021-002962

Background: Non-medical devices such as the handheld fan (fan), mobility aids (wheeled walkers with seats) and inspiratory muscle training (IMT) devices offer benefits for patient management of chronic breathlessness. We examined the published eviden... Read More about Non-medical devices for chronic breathlessness: use, barriers and facilitators for patients, carers and clinicians - a scoping review.

Virtual models of care for people with palliative care needs living in their own home: A systematic meta-review and narrative synthesis (2021)
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Disalvo, D., Agar, M., Caplan, G., Murtagh, F. E., Luckett, T., Heneka, N., …Phillips, J. (in press). Virtual models of care for people with palliative care needs living in their own home: A systematic meta-review and narrative synthesis. Palliative medicine, https://doi.org/10.1177/02692163211024451

Background: Access to palliative care in the community enables people to live in their preferred place of care, which is often home. Community palliative care services struggle to provide timely 24-h services to patients and family. This has resulted... Read More about Virtual models of care for people with palliative care needs living in their own home: A systematic meta-review and narrative synthesis.

A systematic exploration of a perinatal wellbeing framework through women's experiences of lumbo-pelvic pain (2021)
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Wadephul, F., Glover, L., Jomeen, J., & Hanefeld, N. (2021). A systematic exploration of a perinatal wellbeing framework through women's experiences of lumbo-pelvic pain. Midwifery, 100, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.midw.2021.103031

Background: Women's wellbeing during the perinatal period has received increasing attention in research, policy and practice, but is often poorly defined and conceptualised. We have developed a framework of perinatal wellbeing (PWB) which we will ref... Read More about A systematic exploration of a perinatal wellbeing framework through women's experiences of lumbo-pelvic pain.

Feasibility, acceptability, and efficacy of online supportive care for individuals living with and beyond lung cancer: a systematic review (2021)
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Curry, J., Patterson, M., Greenley, S., Pearson, M., & Forbes, C. (in press). Feasibility, acceptability, and efficacy of online supportive care for individuals living with and beyond lung cancer: a systematic review. Supportive care in cancer : official journal of the Multinational Association of Supportive Care in Cancer, https://doi.org/10.1007/s00520-021-06274-x

Purpose: To examine the evidence of the feasibility, acceptability, and potential efficacy of online supportive care interventions for people living with and beyond lung cancer (LWBLC). Methods: Studies were identified through searches of Medline, EM... Read More about Feasibility, acceptability, and efficacy of online supportive care for individuals living with and beyond lung cancer: a systematic review.

Implantable cardioverter defibrillator devices: when, how and who should discuss deactivation with patients: a systematic literature review (2021)
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Freemantle, M., & Murtagh, F. (in press). Implantable cardioverter defibrillator devices: when, how and who should discuss deactivation with patients: a systematic literature review. BMJ supportive & palliative care, https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjspcare-2021-002894

Background: Implantable cardioverter defibrillators (ICDs) are used to treat life-threatening cardiac arrhythmias and prevent sudden cardiac arrest. As recipients age they may develop greater risk of dying as a result of progressive multimorbidity ra... Read More about Implantable cardioverter defibrillator devices: when, how and who should discuss deactivation with patients: a systematic literature review.

Urinary Angiogenin as a Marker for Bladder Cancer: A Meta-Analysis (2021)
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Aalami, A. H., Abdeahad, H., Mesgari, M., Sathyapalan, T., & Sahebkar, A. (2021). Urinary Angiogenin as a Marker for Bladder Cancer: A Meta-Analysis. Biomed research international, 2021, https://doi.org/10.1155/2021/5557309

Aims. Bladder cancer (BCa) is a common cancer in North America and Europe that carries considerable morbidity and mortality. A reliable biomarker for early detection of the bladder is crucial for improving the prognosis of BCA. In this meta-analysis,... Read More about Urinary Angiogenin as a Marker for Bladder Cancer: A Meta-Analysis.

Antioxidative Potentials of Incretin-Based Medications: A Review of Molecular Mechanisms (2021)
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Yaribeygi, H., Maleki, M., Sathyapalan, T., Jamialahmadi, T., & Sahebkar, A. (2021). Antioxidative Potentials of Incretin-Based Medications: A Review of Molecular Mechanisms. Oxidative Medicine and Cellular Longevity, 2021, https://doi.org/10.1155/2021/9959320

Glucagon-like peptide 1 receptor agonists and dipeptidyl-peptidase 4 inhibitors are medications used for managing diabetes, mimicking the metabolic effects of incretin hormones. Recent evidence suggests that these medications have antioxidative poten... Read More about Antioxidative Potentials of Incretin-Based Medications: A Review of Molecular Mechanisms.

The role of diagnostic ultrasound imaging for patients with known prostate cancer within an active surveillance pathway: a systematic review (2021)
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Simms, M., Parker, P., Rigby, A., Whybrow, P., & Twiddy, M. (in press). The role of diagnostic ultrasound imaging for patients with known prostate cancer within an active surveillance pathway: a systematic review. Ultrasound, https://doi.org/10.1177/1742271X21995212

Background: The use of multiparametric magnetic resonance imaging (mpMRI) within active surveillance of prostate cancer programmes is identified by the UK National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE guideline NG 131 2019) as having a role... Read More about The role of diagnostic ultrasound imaging for patients with known prostate cancer within an active surveillance pathway: a systematic review.

Scientometric review of artificial intelligence for operations & maintenance of wind turbines: The past, present and future (2021)
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Chatterjee, J., & Dethlefs, N. (2021). Scientometric review of artificial intelligence for operations & maintenance of wind turbines: The past, present and future. Renewable & sustainable energy reviews, 144, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rser.2021.111051

Wind energy has emerged as a highly promising source of renewable energy in recent times. However, wind turbines regularly suffer from operational inconsistencies, leading to significant costs and challenges in operations and maintenance (O&M). Condi... Read More about Scientometric review of artificial intelligence for operations & maintenance of wind turbines: The past, present and future.

Outcomes and care priorities for older people living with frailty and advanced chronic kidney disease: A multiprofessional scoping review protocol (2021)
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Hurst, H., Jones, E., Ormandy, P., Brettle, A., Nixon, A. C., Young, H., …Finnigan, R. (2021). Outcomes and care priorities for older people living with frailty and advanced chronic kidney disease: A multiprofessional scoping review protocol. BMJ open, 11(3), https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2020-040715

Introduction Reported outcomes for older people with advanced chronic kidney disease (CKD) often focus on survival and mortality and little attention is paid to symptom burden and health-related quality of life. Recognising frailty and providing inte... Read More about Outcomes and care priorities for older people living with frailty and advanced chronic kidney disease: A multiprofessional scoping review protocol.

The role of myeloid-derived suppressor cells in rheumatoid arthritis: An update (2021)
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Navashenaq, J. G., Shabgah, A. G., Hedayati-Moghadam, M., Ariaee, N., Mohammadi, H., Hemmatzadeh, M., …Sahebkar, A. (2021). The role of myeloid-derived suppressor cells in rheumatoid arthritis: An update. Life Sciences, 269, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.lfs.2021.119083

© 2021 Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is an autoimmune disease that generally affects the joints. In the late stages of the disease, it can be associated with several complications. Although the exact etiology of RA is unknown, various studies have been p... Read More about The role of myeloid-derived suppressor cells in rheumatoid arthritis: An update.

Effect of COVID-19 on Mortality of Pregnant and Postpartum Women: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis (2021)
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Karimi, L., Makvandi, S., Vahedian-Azimi, A., Sathyapalan, T., & Sahebkar, A. (2021). Effect of COVID-19 on Mortality of Pregnant and Postpartum Women: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Journal of Pregnancy, 2021, 1-33. https://doi.org/10.1155/2021/8870129

Background. Based on what is known at this time, pregnant women are at an increased risk of severe illness from COVID-19 compared to nonpregnant women. Additionally, pregnant women with COVID-19 might have an increased risk of adverse pregnancy outco... Read More about Effect of COVID-19 on Mortality of Pregnant and Postpartum Women: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.

Nurses' experiences of the effects of mindfulness training: A narrative review and qualitative meta-synthesis (2021)
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Wu, X., Hayter, M., Lee, A. J., & Zhang, Y. (2021). Nurses' experiences of the effects of mindfulness training: A narrative review and qualitative meta-synthesis. Nurse education today, 100, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nedt.2021.104830

Objective: To explore nurses' experiences of the effects of undertaking mindfulness training. Design: Qualitative meta-synthesis. Data sources: Qualitative literature from seven scientific databases: Pubmed, Cochran Library, Science Direct, EBSCO, We... Read More about Nurses' experiences of the effects of mindfulness training: A narrative review and qualitative meta-synthesis.

NIR-quantum dots in biomedical imaging and their future (2021)
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Gil, H. M., Price, T. W., Chelani, K., Bouillard, J. S. G., Calaminus, S. D., & Stasiuk, G. J. (2021). NIR-quantum dots in biomedical imaging and their future. iScience, 24(3), https://doi.org/10.1016/j.isci.2021.102189

Fluorescence imaging has gathered interest over the recent years for its real-time response and high sensitivity. Developing probes for this modality has proven to be a challenge. Quantum dots (QDs) are colloidal nanoparticles that possess unique opt... Read More about NIR-quantum dots in biomedical imaging and their future.

Pulmonary fibrosis: Therapeutic and mechanistic insights into the role of phytochemicals (2021)
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Hosseini, S. A., Zahedipour, F., Sathyapalan, T., Jamialahmadi, T., & Sahebkar, A. (in press). Pulmonary fibrosis: Therapeutic and mechanistic insights into the role of phytochemicals. BioFactors, https://doi.org/10.1002/biof.1713

Pulmonary fibrosis (PF) is the devastating consequence of various inflammatory diseases of the lung. PF leads to a reduction of lung function, respiratory failure, and death. Several molecular pathways are involved in PF, such as inflammatory cytokin... Read More about Pulmonary fibrosis: Therapeutic and mechanistic insights into the role of phytochemicals.