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Oral anticoagulation is preferable to injected, but only if it is safe and effective: An interview study of patient and carer experience of oral and injected anticoagulant therapy for cancer-associated thrombosis in the select-d trial (2018)
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Hutchinson, A., Rees, S., Young, A., Maraveyas, A., Date, K., & Johnson, M. (2019). Oral anticoagulation is preferable to injected, but only if it is safe and effective: An interview study of patient and carer experience of oral and injected anticoagulant therapy for cancer-associated thrombosis in the select-d trial. Palliative medicine, 33(5), 510-517. https://doi.org/10.1177/0269216318815377

Background Cancer patients have a 4 to 5 fold greater risk of thrombosis than the general population. Recommended treatment for cancer-associated thrombosis is 3 to 6 months of low-molecular-weight heparin. The ‘select-d’ trial is an open-label rand... Read More

The r-process alliance: First release from the Northern search for r-process enhanced metal-poor stars in the Galactic Halo (2018)
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Sakari, C. M., Placco, V. M., Farrell, E. M., Roederer, I. U., Wallerstein, G., Beers, T. C., …Watson, F. (2018). The r-process alliance: First release from the Northern search for r-process enhanced metal-poor stars in the Galactic Halo. The Astrophysical journal, 868(2), 110. https://doi.org/10.3847/1538-4357/aae9df

This paper presents the detailed abundances and r-process classifications of 126 newly identified metal-poor stars as part of an ongoing collaboration, the R-Process Alliance.

Review: Remembering Protest since 1500: Memory, Materiality and the Landscape, Carl J. Griffin, Briony McDonagh (Eds.), Palgrave Macmillan, Cham, Switzerland (2018), xiv + 253 pages, £79.99 hardcover (2018)
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Awcock, H. (2019). Review: Remembering Protest since 1500: Memory, Materiality and the Landscape, Carl J. Griffin, Briony McDonagh (Eds.), Palgrave Macmillan, Cham, Switzerland (2018), xiv + 253 pages, £79.99 hardcover. Journal of Historical Geography, 63, 116-117. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jhg.2018.11.001

Constraining pollen-based estimates of forest cover in the Amazon: A simulation approach (2018)
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Whitney, B. S., Smallman, T. L., Mitchard, E. T., Carson, J. F., Mayle, F. E., & Bunting, M. J. (2019). Constraining pollen-based estimates of forest cover in the Amazon: A simulation approach. Holocene, 29(2), 262-270. doi:10.1177/0959683618810394

Pollen Dispersal and Deposition (PDD) modelling has been instrumental in reconstructing historical vegetation in temperate regions but its application has been limited in the tropics where there is greatest uncertainty in past land cover change. Here... Read More

Migrazioni e carcere: riflessioni su pena e diritti (2018)
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Santorso, S. (2018). Migrazioni e carcere: riflessioni su pena e diritti. Antigone, XII(2), 109-128

The article is intended to provide some insights into the troubled relationship between migrants and criminal detention highlighting, through the articulation of concepts such as 'Double track' as this relationship often has been develops through a d... Read More

The ethics of cyber attack: Pursuing legitimate security and the common good in contemporary conflict scenarios (2018)
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Lonsdale, D. (in press). The ethics of cyber attack: Pursuing legitimate security and the common good in contemporary conflict scenarios. Journal of Military Ethics,

Cyber attack against Critical National Infrastructure is a developing capability in state arsenals. The onset of this new instrument in national security has implications for conflict thresholds and military ethics. To serve as a legitimate tool of p... Read More

Visualizing kinetically robust CoIII4L6 assemblies in Vivo: SPECT imaging of the encapsulated [99mTc]TcO4- Anion (2018)
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Burke, B. P., Grantham, W., Burke, M. J., Nichol, G. S., Roberts, D., Renard, I., …Lusby, P. J. (2018). Visualizing kinetically robust CoIII4L6 assemblies in Vivo: SPECT imaging of the encapsulated [99mTc]TcO4- Anion. Journal of the American Chemical Society, 140(49), 16877-16881. https://doi.org/10.1021/jacs.8b09582

© 2018 American Chemical Society. Noncovalent encapsulation is an attractive approach for modifying the efficacy and physiochemical properties of both therapeutic and diagnostic species. Abiotic self-assembled constructs have shown promise, yet many... Read More

Predation drives recurrent convergence of an interspecies mutualism (2018)
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Feeney, W. E., Brooker, R. M., Johnston, L. N., Gilbert, J. D., Besson, M., Lecchini, D., …Manica, A. (2019). Predation drives recurrent convergence of an interspecies mutualism. Ecology letters, 22(2), 256-264. https://doi.org/10.1111/ele.13184

Mutualisms are fundamental ecological interactions that underpin much of the world’s biodiversity. Recent studies have demonstrated how external pressures, such as predation, can regulate the dynamics of interspecific interactions and cause the break... Read More

Interventions maintaining eating Independence in nursing home residents: a multicentre qualitative study (2018)
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Palese, A., Bressan, V., Kasa, T., Meri, M., Hayter, M., & Watson, R. (2018). Interventions maintaining eating Independence in nursing home residents: a multicentre qualitative study. BMC Geriatrics, 18(1), 292. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12877-018-0985-y

BACKGROUND: Despite 32 years of research and 13 reviews published in the field, no intervention can be considered a gold standard for maintaining eating performance among residents with dementia. The study aim was to highlight the interventions deriv... Read More

Dual-functionalised shellac nanocarriers give a super-boost of the antimicrobial action of berberine (2018)
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Al-Obaidy, S. S., Greenway, G. M., & Paunov, V. N. (2019). Dual-functionalised shellac nanocarriers give a super-boost of the antimicrobial action of berberine. Nanoscale advances, 1(2), 858-872. https://doi.org/10.1039/c8na00121a

We have developed highly efficient antimicrobial nanocarriers for berberine (BRB) based on shellac nanoparticles (NPs) which were surface-functionalised with a surface active polymer, Poloxamer 407 (P407), and the cationic surfactant octadecyltrimeth... Read More

The effect of zeitgeber (fasting and exercise) on phase advance blood glucose circadian rhythms in endurance athletes (2018)
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Boukelia, B., Sabba, A., & Fogarty, M. (2018). The effect of zeitgeber (fasting and exercise) on phase advance blood glucose circadian rhythms in endurance athletes. International Journal of Sport Studies for Health, 2(1), https://doi.org/10.5812/intjssh.86196

Fasting is usually associated with changes in the metabolic, psychological and physiological responses of athletes; advancing and/or delaying their biological clock and therefore, affecting their sport performance. The aim of this study was to assess... Read More

Global, regional, and national burden of traumatic brain injury and spinal cord injury, 1990–2016: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2016 (2018)
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James, S. L., Theadom, A., Ellenbogen, R. G., Bannick, M. S., Montjoy-Venning, W., Lucchesi, L. R., …Murray, C. J. L. (2019). Global, regional, and national burden of traumatic brain injury and spinal cord injury, 1990–2016: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2016. Lancet Neurology, 18(1), 56-87. https://doi.org/10.1016/S1474-4422%2818%2930415-0

Background Traumatic brain injury (TBI) and spinal cord injury (SCI) are increasingly recognised as global health priorities in view of the preventability of most injuries and the complex and expensive medical care they necessitate. We aimed to measu... Read More

Intermolecular rovibrational bound states of H2O–H2 dimer from a multiconfiguration time dependent Hartree approach (2018)
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Ndengué, S. A., Scribano, Y., Benoit, D. M., Gatti, F., & Dawes, R. (2019). Intermolecular rovibrational bound states of H2O–H2 dimer from a multiconfiguration time dependent Hartree approach. Chemical Physics Letters, 715, 347-353. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cplett.2018.11.035

We compute the rovibrational eigenstates of the H2O–H2 Van der Waals complex using the accurate rigid-rotor potential energy surface of Valiron et al. (2008) with the MultiConfiguration Time Dependent Hartree (MCTDH) method. The J=0–2 rovibrational b... Read More

Effect of high glucose on human alveolar macrophage phenotype and phagocytosis of mycobacteria (2018)
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Vance, J., Santos, A., Sadofsky, L., Morice, A., & Cervantes, J. (2019). Effect of high glucose on human alveolar macrophage phenotype and phagocytosis of mycobacteria. Lung, 197(1), 89–94. doi:10.1007/s00408-018-0181-z

Purpose Diabetes mellitus (DBM) reduces immunological activity and increases susceptibility to various infections, including tuberculosis (TB). Human alveolar macrophage (hAM) functions are altered in DBM. Methods To mimic hyperglycemic conditions i... Read More

Use of the partogram in a private hospital in South Africa (2018)
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Yazbek, M., & Jomeen, J. (2019). Use of the partogram in a private hospital in South Africa. Midwifery, 69, 128-134. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.midw.2018.11.009

© 2018 Elsevier Ltd Objective: to explore and describe the use of the partogram in private hospitals in South Africa. Design: an explanatory mixed method design. In-depth interviews were conducted with the midwives and midwife specialists to explicat... Read More

The effect of high dose isoflavone supplementation on serum reverse T3 in euthyroid men with Type 2 Diabetes and post-menopausal women (2018)
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Sathyapalan, T., Köhrle, J., Rijntjes, E., Rigby, A. S., Dargham, S. R., Kilpatrick, E. S., & Atkin, S. L. (2018). The effect of high dose isoflavone supplementation on serum reverse T3 in euthyroid men with Type 2 Diabetes and post-menopausal women. Frontiers in endocrinology, 9, doi:10.3389/fendo.2018.00698

Background: The health benefits of soy are widely reported but there are queries on the effect of soy isoflavones on thyroid function and the underlying mechanism of action. Materials and Methods: We examined the effect of soy isoflavones on rever... Read More

Sphingolipid dysregulation due to lack of functional KDSR impairs proplatelet formation causing thrombocytopenia (2018)
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Turro, E., Bariana, T. K., Gomez, K., Labarque, V., Heremans, J., Whitehorn, D., …Shamardina, O. (2018). Sphingolipid dysregulation due to lack of functional KDSR impairs proplatelet formation causing thrombocytopenia. Haematologica, 104(4), haematol.2018.204784. https://doi.org/10.3324/haematol.2018.204784

Sphingolipids are fundamental to membrane trafficking, apoptosis and cell differentiation and proliferation. KDSR or 3-keto-dihydrosphingosine reductase is an essential enzyme for de novo sphingolipid synthesis, and pathogenic mutations in KDSR resul... Read More