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Evolving trends in open access (2019)
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Watson, R. (2019). Evolving trends in open access. Compliance elliance journal, 5(1), 91-98

With the growth of open access publishing there has been a concomitant growth in the number of predatory publishers. This article considers why open access has arisen and the various models under which it operates before considering the nature of pre... Read More

Risk assessment in public contracts (2019)
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Bloomfield, K. (2019). Risk assessment in public contracts. European Procurement and Public Private Patnership Law Review, 14(1), 7-15. https://doi.org/10.21552/epppl/2019/1/4

This article aims to introduce a novel approach to risk assessment in public service commissioning contracts, through the lens of the UK’s defence sector. It begins by providing a concise background to the contemporary service commissioning tools and... Read More

Optimized high performance thermoelectric generator with combined segmented and asymmetrical legs under pulsed heat input power (2019)
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Shittu, S., Li, G., Zhao, X., Ma, X., Akhlaghi, Y. G., & Ayodele, E. (2019). Optimized high performance thermoelectric generator with combined segmented and asymmetrical legs under pulsed heat input power. Journal of power sources, 428, 53-66. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jpowsour.2019.04.099

© 2019 Elsevier B.V. In this study, a segmented asymmetrical thermoelectric generator (SASTEG) is numerically investigated to optimize its electrical performance and mechanical reliability under transient and steady state conditions. The thermal and... Read More

The Effect of Atorvastatin (and Subsequent Metformin) on Adipose Tissue Acylation-Stimulatory-Protein Concentration and Inflammatory Biomarkers in Overweight/Obese Women With Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (2019)
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Sathyapalan, T., Hobkirk, J. P., Javed, Z., Carroll, S., Coady, A., Pemberton, P., …Atkin, S. L. (2019). The Effect of Atorvastatin (and Subsequent Metformin) on Adipose Tissue Acylation-Stimulatory-Protein Concentration and Inflammatory Biomarkers in Overweight/Obese Women With Polycystic Ovary Syndrome. Frontiers in endocrinology, 10, https://doi.org/10.3389/fendo.2019.00394

aDolescents gEnder surVey, rEsponsible coupLes evaluatiOn, and capacity building Project in India (DEVELOP): a study protocol (2019)
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Ahankari, A., Hayter, M., Whitfield, C., Ali, P., Giridhari, S., Tambe, S., …Ovseiko, P. (2019). aDolescents gEnder surVey, rEsponsible coupLes evaluatiOn, and capacity building Project in India (DEVELOP): a study protocol. F1000Research, 8, https://doi.org/10.12688/f1000research.19521.1

Gender-based violence against women is a serious concern in India. This affects the health and wellbeing of victims and their dependents, such as children. Published evidence has documented a variety of reasons for such violence in Indian societies,... Read More

Development of an anatomically correct mouse phantom for dosimetry measurement in small animal radiotherapy research (2019)
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Soultanidis, G., Subiel, A., Renard, I., Reinhart, A. M., Green, V. L., Oelfke, U., …Cawthorne, C. J. (2019). Development of an anatomically correct mouse phantom for dosimetry measurement in small animal radiotherapy research. Physics in Medicine and Biology, 64(12), https://doi.org/10.1088/1361-6560/ab215b

Significant improvements in radiotherapy are likely to come from biological rather than technical optimization, for example increasing tumour radiosensitivity via combination with targeted therapies. Such paradigms must first be evaluated in preclini... Read More

Keys for peace in the Middle East: interview with Ambassador Itamar Rabinovich (2019)
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Cohen-Almagor, R. (2019). Keys for peace in the Middle East: interview with Ambassador Itamar Rabinovich. Israel affairs, 1-27. https://doi.org/10.1080/13537121.2019.1626092

This article records my interview with Professor Ambassador Itamar Rabinovich. We discussed the keys for successful peace negotiations between Israel and the Palestinians; the differences between Camp David 1978 and Camp David 2000; The Oslo Accords... Read More

Evaluating possible intended and unintended consequences of the implementation of alcohol minimum unit pricing (MUP) in Scotland: a natural experiment protocol (2019)
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Katikireddi, S. V., Beeston, C., Millard, A., Forsyth, R., Deluca, P., Drummond, C., …Leyland, A. H. (2019). Evaluating possible intended and unintended consequences of the implementation of alcohol minimum unit pricing (MUP) in Scotland: a natural experiment protocol. BMJ open, 9(6), https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2018-028482

Introduction Scotland is the first country to carry out a national implementation of minimum unit pricing (MUP) for alcohol. MUP aims to reduce alcohol-related harms, which are high in Scotland compared with Western Europe, and to improve health equa... Read More

Budesonide treatment for microscopic colitis: systematic review and meta-analysis (2019)
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Sebastian, S., Wilhelm, A., Lisle, J., Myers, S., & Veysey, M. (in press). Budesonide treatment for microscopic colitis: systematic review and meta-analysis. European Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, https://doi.org/10.1097/MEG.0000000000001456

Microscopic colitis (MC), encompassing lymphocytic and collagenous colitis, is a common cause for chronic nonbloody diarrhoea, which impacts significantly on the quality of life for patients. Despite increasing awareness of the condition and its trea... Read More

Collingwood's New Leviathan and classical elite theory (2019)
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Fear, C. (in press). Collingwood's New Leviathan and classical elite theory. History of European ideas, 1-16. https://doi.org/10.1080/01916599.2019.1628582

R. G. Collingwood's New Leviathan (1942) presents an account of two ‘dialectical’ political processes that are ongoing in any body politic. Existing scholarship has already covered the first: a dialectic between a ‘social’ and a ‘non-social’ element,... Read More

The toxic effect of cytostatics on primary cilia frequency and multiciliation (2019)
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Filipová, A., Diaz Garcia, D., Bezrouk, A., Čížková, D., Dvořák, J., Filip, S., …Šinkorová, Z. (2019). The toxic effect of cytostatics on primary cilia frequency and multiciliation. Journal of Cellular and Molecular Medicine, https://doi.org/10.1111/jcmm.14487

The primary cilium is considered as a key component of morphological cellular stability. However, cancer cells are notorious for lacking primary cilia in most cases, depending upon the tumour type. Previous reports have shown the effect of starvation... Read More

Medicinal plants in traumatic brain injury: Neuroprotective mechanisms revisited (2019)
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Keshavarzi, Z., Shakeri, F., Barreto, G. E., Bibak, B., Sathyapalan, T., & Sahebkar, A. (in press). Medicinal plants in traumatic brain injury: Neuroprotective mechanisms revisited. BioFactors, https://doi.org/10.1002/biof.1516

Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is the most prevalent health problem affecting all age groups, and leads to many secondary problems in other organs especially kidneys, gastrointestinal tract, and heart function. In this review, the search terms were TBI... Read More

Insufficient exercise intensity for clinical benefit? Monitoring and quantification of a community-based Phase III cardiac rehabilitation programme: A United Kingdom perspective (2019)
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Khushhal, A., Nichols, S., Carroll, S., Abt, G., & Ingle, L. (in press). Insufficient exercise intensity for clinical benefit? Monitoring and quantification of a community-based Phase III cardiac rehabilitation programme: A United Kingdom perspective. PloS one, 14(6), https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0217654

Abstract: Background: In recent years, criticism of the percentage range approach for individualised exercise prescription has intensified and we were concerned that sub-optimal exercise dose (especially intensity) may be in part responsible for the... Read More

Oligomeric odd-even effect in liquid crystals (2019)
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Saha, R., Babakhanova, G., Parsouzi, Z., Rajabi, M., Gyawali, P., Welch, C., …Jakli, A. (2019). Oligomeric odd-even effect in liquid crystals. Materials Horizons, https://doi.org/10.1039/c9mh00428a

Odd-even effects, oscillations in properties of materials comprised of an odd or even number of connected repeating units, are well-known phenomena in materials science. In organic materials, they are usually associated with the number of methylene... Read More

Efficacy and safety of oral semaglutide in patients with type 2 diabetes and moderate renal impairment (PIONEER 5): a placebo-controlled, randomised, phase 3a trial (2019)
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Mosenzon, O., Blicher, T. M., Rosenlund, S., Eriksson, J. W., Heller, S., Hels, O. H., …Zhdanova, E. (2019). Efficacy and safety of oral semaglutide in patients with type 2 diabetes and moderate renal impairment (PIONEER 5): a placebo-controlled, randomised, phase 3a trial. Lancet Diabetes and Endocrinology, https://doi.org/10.1016/s2213-8587%2819%2930192-5

A brief, patient- and proxy-reported outcome measure in advanced illness: Validity, reliability and responsiveness of the Integrated Palliative care Outcome Scale (IPOS) (2019)
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Murtagh, F. E., Ramsenthaler, C., Firth, A., Groeneveld, E. I., Lovell, N., Simon, S. T., …Bausewein, C. (in press). A brief, patient- and proxy-reported outcome measure in advanced illness: Validity, reliability and responsiveness of the Integrated Palliative care Outcome Scale (IPOS). Palliative medicine, 026921631985426. https://doi.org/10.1177/0269216319854264

Background: Few measures capture the complex symptoms and concerns of those receiving palliative care. Aim: To validate the Integrated Palliative care Outcome Scale, a measure underpinned by extensive psychometric development, by evaluating its... Read More

Which outcome domains are important in palliative care and when? An international expert consensus workshop, using the nominal group technique (2019)
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de Wolf-Linder, S., Dawkins, M., Wicks, F., Pask, S., Eagar, K., Evans, C. J., …Murtagh, F. E. M. (in press). Which outcome domains are important in palliative care and when? An international expert consensus workshop, using the nominal group technique. Palliative medicine, 026921631985415. https://doi.org/10.1177/0269216319854154

Early lifecycle UV‐exposure calibrates adult vitamin D metabolism: Evidence for a developmentally originated vitamin D homeostat that may alter related adult phenotypes (2019)
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Lucock, M., Thota, R., Garg, M., Martin, C., Jones, P., Furst, J., …Beckett, E. (in press). Early lifecycle UV‐exposure calibrates adult vitamin D metabolism: Evidence for a developmentally originated vitamin D homeostat that may alter related adult phenotypes. American journal of human biology : the official journal of the Human Biology Council, https://doi.org/10.1002/ajhb.23272

Objectives Within the Developmental Origins of Adult Disease (DOHaD) model, early life environmental exposures can confer a long‐term legacy on human health. This mechanism may be adaptive or maladaptive depending on lifestyle circumstances. This ar... Read More