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Socioeconomic position and use of hospital-based care towards the end of life: a mediation analysis using the English Longitudinal Study of Ageing (2021)
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Davies, J. M., Sleeman, K. E., Davies, J. M., Maddocks, M., Chua, K. C., Demakakos, P., …Murtagh, F. E. (2021). Socioeconomic position and use of hospital-based care towards the end of life: a mediation analysis using the English Longitudinal Study of Ageing. The Lancet. Public Health, 6(3), e155-e163. https://doi.org/10.1016/S2468-2667%2820%2930292-9

© 2021 The Author(s). Published by Elsevier Ltd. This is an Open Access article under the CC BY 4.0 license Background: Many patients prefer to avoid hospital-based care towards the end of life, yet hospitalisation is common and more likely for peopl... Read More about Socioeconomic position and use of hospital-based care towards the end of life: a mediation analysis using the English Longitudinal Study of Ageing.

A New Approach for Researching Victims: the ‘Strength-Growth-Resilience’ Framework (2021)
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Green, S., Calverley, A., & O’Leary, N. (in press). A New Approach for Researching Victims: the ‘Strength-Growth-Resilience’ Framework. The British journal of criminology, https://doi.org/10.1093/bjc/azaa093

This paper proposes a new framework for researching victims that blends appreciative inquiry methods used by prison researchers (Liebling, Elliott and Arnold 2001) with narrative interview methods used by desistance researchers (Maruna 2001) to inves... Read More about A New Approach for Researching Victims: the ‘Strength-Growth-Resilience’ Framework.

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.

The challenges of caring for people dying from COVID-19: a multinational, observational study (CovPall) (2021)
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Oluyase, A. O., Hocaoglu, M., Cripps, R. L., Maddocks, M., Walshe, C., Fraser, L. K., …Higginson, I. J. (in press). The challenges of caring for people dying from COVID-19: a multinational, observational study (CovPall). Journal of pain and symptom management, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2021.01.138

Context: Systematic data on the care of people dying with COVID-19 are scarce. Objectives: To understand the response of and challenges faced by palliative care services during the COVID-19 pandemic, and identify associated factors. Methods: We surve... Read More about The challenges of caring for people dying from COVID-19: a multinational, observational study (CovPall).

Polymeric self-assembled cucurbit[n]urils: Synthesis, structures and applications (2021)
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Yang, D., Liu, M., Xiao, X., Tao, Z., & Redshaw, C. (2021). Polymeric self-assembled cucurbit[n]urils: Synthesis, structures and applications. Coordination chemistry reviews, 434, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ccr.2020.213733

In recent years, cucurbit[n]urils (CB[n] or Q[n]s) have attracted considerable attention on account of their unique structural and host–guest binding properties. In this review, we provide an overview of their self-assembly into polymeric species via... Read More about Polymeric self-assembled cucurbit[n]urils: Synthesis, structures and applications.

Hierarchical Multiscale Recurrent Neural Networks for Detecting Suicide Notes (2021)
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Schoene, A. M., Turner, A., De Mel, G. R., Schoene, A. M., Turner, A. P., De Mel, G., & Dethlefs, N. (in press). Hierarchical Multiscale Recurrent Neural Networks for Detecting Suicide Notes. IEEE Transactions on Affective Computing, https://doi.org/10.1109/TAFFC.2021.3057105

Recent statistics in suicide prevention show that people are increasingly posting their last words online and with the unprecedented availability of textual data from social media platforms researchers have the opportunity to analyse such data. Furth... Read More about Hierarchical Multiscale Recurrent Neural Networks for Detecting Suicide Notes.

Electrochemical Quantification of D-Glucose during the Production of Bioethanol from Thermo-Mechanically Pre-treated Wheat Straw (2021)
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Ward, R. A., Welham, K. J., Zein, S. H., Richards, D. I., Kelly, S. M., Lawrence, N. S., …Lawrence, N. (2021). Electrochemical Quantification of D-Glucose during the Production of Bioethanol from Thermo-Mechanically Pre-treated Wheat Straw. Electrochemistry communications, 124, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.elecom.2021.106942

Mechanical pre-treatment (disc refining) of wheat straw, at both atmospheric and elevated pressure, is shown to be an efficient process to access fermentable monosaccharides, with the potential to integrate within the infrastructure of existing first... Read More about Electrochemical Quantification of D-Glucose during the Production of Bioethanol from Thermo-Mechanically Pre-treated Wheat Straw.

The interplay between spatial and heliconical orientational order in twist-bend nematic materials (2021)
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Saha, R., Feng, C., Welch, C., Mehl, G. H., Feng, J., Zhu, C., …Jakli, A. (2021). The interplay between spatial and heliconical orientational order in twist-bend nematic materials. Physical chemistry chemical physics : PCCP, 23(7), 4055-4063. https://doi.org/10.1039/d0cp06633h

The helical pitch formed by organic molecules, such as the α-helix of proteins, usually requires hydrogen bonding between chiral units and long-range positional order. It was recently found that certain liquid crystal oligomers can have a twist-bend... Read More about The interplay between spatial and heliconical orientational order in twist-bend nematic materials.

Förster resonance energy transfer and the local optical density of states in plasmonic nanogaps (2021)
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Hamza, A. O., Viscomi, F. N., Bouillard, J. S. G., & Adawi, A. M. (2021). Förster resonance energy transfer and the local optical density of states in plasmonic nanogaps. Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters, 12(5), 1507-1513. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.jpclett.0c03702

Förster resonance energy transfer (FRET) is a fundamental phenomenon in photosynthesis and is of increasing importance for the development and enhancement of a wide range of optoelectronic devices, including color-tuning LEDs and lasers, light harves... Read More about Förster resonance energy transfer and the local optical density of states in plasmonic nanogaps.

Repairing the circular economy: Public perception and participant profile of the repair economy in Hull, UK (2021)
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Rogers, H. A., Deutz, P., & Ramos, T. B. (2021). Repairing the circular economy: Public perception and participant profile of the repair economy in Hull, UK. Resources, Conservation and Recycling, 168, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.resconrec.2021.105447

Repair is an essential aspect of circular economy (CE) strategies to extend the life of products and materials, and has further been suggested as a key sector to benefit from employment through CE transitions. At the same time, CE narratives around r... Read More about Repairing the circular economy: Public perception and participant profile of the repair economy in Hull, UK.

Professional identity formation within longitudinal integrated clerkships: A scoping review (2021)
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Brown, M. E. L., Whybrow, P., Kirwan, G., & Finn, G. M. (in press). Professional identity formation within longitudinal integrated clerkships: A scoping review. Medical Education, https://doi.org/10.1111/medu.14461

Context Although the uptake of Longitudinal Integrated Clerkships (LICs) is increasing worldwide, and there are documented benefits to participation, there is a lack of conceptual evidence regarding how LICs exert many of their benefits, including t... Read More about Professional identity formation within longitudinal integrated clerkships: A scoping review.

Molecular biaxiality determines the helical structure - infrared measurements of the molecular order in the nematic twist-bend phase of difluoro terphenyl dimer (2021)
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Merkel, K., Loska, B., Welch, C., Mehl, G. H., & Kocot, A. (2021). Molecular biaxiality determines the helical structure - infrared measurements of the molecular order in the nematic twist-bend phase of difluoro terphenyl dimer. Physical chemistry chemical physics : PCCP, 23(7), 4151-4160. https://doi.org/10.1039/d1cp00187f

Fourier-transform infrared polarized spectroscopy was employed, to obtain the three components of the infrared absorbance for a series of bent-shaped dimers containing double fluorinated terphenyl core (DTC5Cn, n = 5, 7, 9, 11). The data were used to... Read More about Molecular biaxiality determines the helical structure - infrared measurements of the molecular order in the nematic twist-bend phase of difluoro terphenyl dimer.

Was a deterioration in ‘connectedness’ a leading indicator of the European sovereign debt crisis? (2021)
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Pantelous, A. A., Hamill, P. A., Hamill, P., Li, Y., Pantelous, A., Vigne, S. A., & Waterworth, J. (2021). Was a deterioration in ‘connectedness’ a leading indicator of the European sovereign debt crisis?. Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions and Money, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.intfin.2021.101300

This paper investigates network connectedness of European sovereign bond markets from 2005 to 2011. To overcome weaknesses in alternative methodologies to estimate network connectedness we adopt the unified methodology recommended by Diebold and Yilm... Read More about Was a deterioration in ‘connectedness’ a leading indicator of the European sovereign debt crisis?.

Group-based Tai Chi as therapy for alleviating experiences of social death in people with advanced, incurable disease: an ethnographic study (2021)
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Bradshaw, A., Walker, L., Borgstrom, E., & Burke, S. (2021). Group-based Tai Chi as therapy for alleviating experiences of social death in people with advanced, incurable disease: an ethnographic study. Qualitative research in sport, exercise and health, 1-17. https://doi.org/10.1080/2159676x.2021.1879918

Advanced, incurable disease is a highly stressful and traumatic life event that can lead to losses of social identity, social connectedness, and losses associated with bodily disintegration. The combination of these losses makes it difficult to remai... Read More about Group-based Tai Chi as therapy for alleviating experiences of social death in people with advanced, incurable disease: an ethnographic study.

Exploratory study into the relationship between the symptoms of chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS)/myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME) and fibromyalgia (FM) using a quasiexperimental design (2021)
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McKay, P. G., Mckay, P. G., Walker, H., Martin, C. R., & Fleming, M. (2021). Exploratory study into the relationship between the symptoms of chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS)/myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME) and fibromyalgia (FM) using a quasiexperimental design. BMJ open, 11(2), https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2020-041947

Objective To explore the relationship between symptoms of chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS)/myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME) and fibromyalgia (FM). The hypothesis predicated that there would be no significant differences between the group’s symptom experi... Read More about Exploratory study into the relationship between the symptoms of chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS)/myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME) and fibromyalgia (FM) using a quasiexperimental design.

Revascularisation of type 2 diabetics with coronary artery disease: Insights and therapeutic targeting of O-GlcNAcylation (2021)
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Bolanle, I. O., Riches-Suman, K., Loubani, M., Williamson, R., & Palmer, T. M. (2021). Revascularisation of type 2 diabetics with coronary artery disease: Insights and therapeutic targeting of O-GlcNAcylation. Nutrition, metabolism, and cardiovascular diseases : NMCD, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.numecd.2021.01.017

Background and Aim: Coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) using autologous saphenous vein continues to be a gold standard procedure to restore the supply of oxygen-rich blood to the heart muscles in coronary artery disease (CAD) patients with or with... Read More about Revascularisation of type 2 diabetics with coronary artery disease: Insights and therapeutic targeting of O-GlcNAcylation.

A double-blind randomized controlled trial for the effects of dry needling on upper limb dysfunction in patients with stroke (2021)
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Ansari, N. N., Tavakol, Z., Shariat, A., Ansari, N., Ghannadi, S., Honarpishe, R., …Ingle, L. (2021). A double-blind randomized controlled trial for the effects of dry needling on upper limb dysfunction in patients with stroke. Acupuncture and Electro-Therapeutics Research, 45(2-4), 115-124. https://doi.org/10.3727/036012921X16112663844923

Spasticity is one of the main complications of a stroke. This double-blind, randomized controlled trial aimed to compare the result of three sessions of dry needling (DN) versus sham DN on the affected upper limbs in post-stroke survivors. We recruit... Read More about A double-blind randomized controlled trial for the effects of dry needling on upper limb dysfunction in patients with stroke.

The development of a multilevel intervention to optimise participant engagement with an obesity prevention programme delivered in UK children’s centres (2021)
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Burton, W., Sahota, P., Twiddy, M., Brown, J., & Bryant, M. (in press). The development of a multilevel intervention to optimise participant engagement with an obesity prevention programme delivered in UK children’s centres. Prevention Science, https://doi.org/10.1007/s11121-021-01205-y

Background Poor participant engagement threatens the potential impact and cost effectiveness of public health programmes preventing meaningful evaluation and wider application. Although barriers and levers to engagement with public health programmes... Read More about The development of a multilevel intervention to optimise participant engagement with an obesity prevention programme delivered in UK children’s centres.

Indications and patterns of use of benzodiazepines and opioids in severe interstitial lung disease: a population-based longitudinal study (2021)
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Genberg, J., Davies, J. M., Ahmadi, Z., Currow, D., Johnson, M. J., Tanash, H., …Ekström, M. (2021). Indications and patterns of use of benzodiazepines and opioids in severe interstitial lung disease: a population-based longitudinal study. ERJ Open Research, 7(1), https://doi.org/10.1183/23120541.00716-2020

Abstract Background Despite evidence that opioids might relieve chronic breathlessness, physicians may still be reluctant to prescribe them due to safety concerns. By contrast, benzodiazepine (BDZ) prescribing often seeks to reduce chronic breathles... Read More about Indications and patterns of use of benzodiazepines and opioids in severe interstitial lung disease: a population-based longitudinal study.