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ERS guidelines on the diagnosis and treatment of chronic cough in adults and children (2019)
Journal Article
Morice, A. H., Millqvist, E., Bieksiene, K., Birring, S. S., Dicpinigaitis, P., Ribas, C. D., …Zacharasiewicz, A. (in press). ERS guidelines on the diagnosis and treatment of chronic cough in adults and children. The European respiratory journal, https://doi.org/10.1183/13993003.01136-2019

These guidelines incorporate the recent advances in chronic cough pathophysiology, diagnosis and treatment. The concept of cough hypersensitivity has allowed an umbrella term that explains the exquisite sensitivity of patients to external stimuli suc... Read More

Automated dynamic thermal simulation of houses and housing stocks using readily available reduced data (2019)
Journal Article
Badiei, A., Allinson, D., & Lomas, K. J. (2019). Automated dynamic thermal simulation of houses and housing stocks using readily available reduced data. Energy and Buildings, 203, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.enbuild.2019.109431

This paper describes a new method to swiftly model the dynamics of heating energy demand and indoor air temperatures of houses and housing stocks. The Reduced data Energy Model (RdDEM) provides a cost-effective alternative to steady-state modelling b... Read More

Presurgery conditioning interventions (prehabilitation) in adults undergoing lower limb surgery for peripheral arterial disease (2019)
Journal Article
Smith, G. E., Palmer, J., Pymer, S., Smith, G. E., Harwood, A. E., Ingle, L., …Chetter, I. C. (2019). Presurgery conditioning interventions (prehabilitation) in adults undergoing lower limb surgery for peripheral arterial disease. The Cochrane database of systematic reviews, 2019(9), https://doi.org/10.1002/14651858.cd013407

This is a protocol for a Cochrane Review (Intervention). The objectives are as follows: To assess the effectiveness of prehabilitation (preoperative exercise, either alone or in combination with nutritional or psychological interventions or both)... Read More

Anti-fibrotic effects of curcumin and some of its analogues in the heart (2019)
Journal Article
Gorabi, A. M., Hajighasemi, S., Kiaie, N., Rosano, G. M. C., Sathyapalan, T., Al-Rasadi, K., & Sahebkar, A. (2019). Anti-fibrotic effects of curcumin and some of its analogues in the heart. Heart Failure Reviews, https://doi.org/10.1007/s10741-019-09854-6

Cardiac fibrosis stems from the changes in the expression of fibrotic genes in cardiac fibroblasts (CFs) in response to the tissue damage induced by various cardiovascular diseases (CVDs) leading to their transformation into active myofibroblasts, wh... Read More

The development of the Promoting Independence in Dementia (PRIDE) intervention to enhance independence in dementia (2019)
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Yates, L., Csipke, E., Moniz-Cook, E., Leung, P., Walton, H., Charlesworth, G., …Orrell, M. (2019). The development of the Promoting Independence in Dementia (PRIDE) intervention to enhance independence in dementia. Clinical Interventions in Aging, 14, 1615-1630. https://doi.org/10.2147/CIA.S214367

© 2019 Yates et al. Objective: Support after a diagnosis of dementia may facilitate better adjustment and ongoing management of symptoms. The aim of the Promoting Independence in Dementia (PRIDE) study was to develop a postdiagnostic social intervent... Read More

Expanding the role of participatory mapping to assess ecosystem service provision in local coastal environments (2019)
Journal Article
Burdon, D., Potts, T., McKinley, E., Lew, S., Shilland, R., Gormley, K., …Forster, R. (2019). Expanding the role of participatory mapping to assess ecosystem service provision in local coastal environments. Ecosystem Services, 39, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ecoser.2019.101009

There has been increasing international effort to better understand the diversity and quality of marine natural capital, ecosystem services and their associated societal benefits. However, there is an evidence gap as to how these benefits are identif... Read More

Environmental temperatures shape thermal physiology as well as diversification and genome-wide substitution rates in lizards (2019)
Journal Article
García-Porta, J., Irisarri, I., Kirchner, M., Rodriguez, A., Kirchhof, S., Brown, J. L., …Wollenberg Valero, K. C. (2019). Environmental temperatures shape thermal physiology as well as diversification and genome-wide substitution rates in lizards. Nature communications, 10, https://doi.org/10.1038/s41467-019-11943-x

Climatic conditions changing over time and space shape the evolution of organisms at multiple levels, including temperate lizards in the family Lacertidae. Here we reconstruct a dated phylogenetic tree of 262 lacertid species based on a supermatrix... Read More

Learning technologies for learning in health and well-being (2019)
Book Chapter
Gordon, N. (in press). Learning technologies for learning in health and well-being. In P. Gökcin Özuyar, W. Leal Filho, T. Wall, A. Marisa Azul, & L. Brandli (Eds.), Good Health and Well-BeingSpringer (part of Springer Nature)

The United Nations (U.N.) Sustainable Goal 3, for healthy lives and promoting well-being, notes that 45% of all countries have less than one physician per 1000 people, that figure rising to 90% for less developed countries (United Nations, 2018). Giv... Read More

Global warming and mass extinctions associated with large igneous province volcanism (2019)
Book Chapter
Bond, D., & Sun, Y. (in press). Global warming and mass extinctions associated with large igneous province volcanism. In Environmental Change and Large Igneous Provinces: The Deadly Kiss of LIPsAmerican Geophysical Union

The coincidence of large igneous province (LIP) eruptions with at least three, if not all of the “Big Five” biotic crises of the Phanerozoic implies that volcanism is a key driver of mass extinctions. Many LIP-induced extinction scenarios invoke glob... Read More

Technologies for analysing and improving healthcare processes (2019)
Book Chapter
Gordon, N. (in press). Technologies for analysing and improving healthcare processes. In W. Leal Filho, T. Wall, A. Azul, L. Brandli, & P. Özuyar (Eds.), Good Health and Well-BeingSpringer (part of Springer Nature)

The right to a healthy life is a natural expectation and recognised as a human right (WHO, 2017) – and is further recognised as such in the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, where Goal 3 focusses on “good health and well-being” (United Na... Read More

A feasibility study of a leaky waveguide aptasensor for thrombin (2019)
Journal Article
Alamrani, N. A., Greenway, G. M., Pamme, N., Goddard, N. J., & Gupta, R. (2019). A feasibility study of a leaky waveguide aptasensor for thrombin. Analyst, 144(20), 6048-6054. https://doi.org/10.1039/c9an01421g

This proof-of-principle study demonstrates the feasibility of a leaky waveguide (LW) aptasensor, where aptamers were immobilised in a mesoporous chitosan waveguiding film for the detection of thrombin. This work has demonstrated that aptamers immobil... Read More

Mental wellbeing in bereaved carers: A Health Survey for England population study (2019)
Journal Article
Hodiamont, F., Allgar, V., Currow, D. C., & Johnson, M. J. (in press). Mental wellbeing in bereaved carers: A Health Survey for England population study. BMJ supportive & palliative care, https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjspcare-2019-001957

Objectives The experience of caregiving may affect carers’ well-being into bereavement. We explored associations between mental well-being and previous experience of bereavement of, and caring for, someone close at the end-of-life. Methods An end-... Read More

Family display, family type, or community? Limitations in the application of a concept (2019)
Journal Article
Walsh, J., McNamee, S., & Seymour, J. (2019). Family display, family type, or community? Limitations in the application of a concept. Families, Relationships and Societies, https://doi.org/10.1332/204674319x15647592551202

In this paper we develop the concept of family display by responding to David Morgan’s suggestion that researchers should consider whether ‘family displays’ are used to convey a ‘type’ of Family. We do so by applying the concept to the accounts of mi... Read More

Alterations in long non‐coding RNAs in women with and without Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (2019)
Journal Article
Butler, A. E., Hayat, S., Dargam, S. R., Malek, J. A., Abdullah, S. A., Mahmoud, Y. A., …Atkin, S. L. (2019). Alterations in long non‐coding RNAs in women with and without Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome. Clinical Endocrinology, https://doi.org/10.1111/cen.14087

Long non‐coding RNAs (lncRNAs) are RNA transcripts over 200 nucleotides long that are not translated into protein; however, there is increasing evidence of their regulatory functions. To date, there are few studies measuring lncRNA in control women o... Read More

What factors influence physical activity participation in people with rheumatoid arthritis? (2019)
Journal Article
Riggs, D. M., & Killingback, C. (2019). What factors influence physical activity participation in people with rheumatoid arthritis?. Physical Therapy Reviews, https://doi.org/10.1080/10833196.2019.1659562

Background: Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a chronic autoimmune disease characterized by periods of inflammation and remission. Physical activity can reduce disease activity and lower the risks of associated co-morbidities such as cardiovascular diseas... Read More

Environmental DNA (eDNA) metabarcoding of pond water as a tool to survey conservation and management priority mammals (2019)
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Ghazali, M., Harper, L. R., Lawson Handley, L., Carpenter, A. I., Murray-Dickson, G., Di Muri, C., …Hänfling, B. (2019). Environmental DNA (eDNA) metabarcoding of pond water as a tool to survey conservation and management priority mammals. Biological Conservation, 238(October 2019), https://doi.org/10.1016/j.biocon.2019.108225

© 2019 Elsevier Ltd Environmental DNA (eDNA) metabarcoding can identify terrestrial taxa utilising aquatic habitats alongside aquatic communities, but terrestrial species' eDNA dynamics are understudied. We evaluated eDNA metabarcoding for monitoring... Read More

Statistical investigation of a dehumidification system performance using Gaussian process regression (2019)
Journal Article
Akhlaghi, Y. G., Zhao, X., Shittu, S., Badiei, A., Cattaneo, M. E., & Ma, X. (2019). Statistical investigation of a dehumidification system performance using Gaussian process regression. Energy and Buildings, 202, 109406. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.enbuild.2019.109406

Swift performance assessment of dehumidification systems, in design stage and while operation of the system is of substantial importance for commercialization and wide implementation of this technology. This paper presents a novel statistical model,... Read More