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Galactic chemical evolution of radioactive isotopes (2019)
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Côté, B., Lugaro, M., Reifarth, R., Pignatari, M., Világos, B., Yagüe, A., & Gibson, B. K. (2019). Galactic chemical evolution of radioactive isotopes. The Astrophysical journal, 878(2), https://doi.org/10.3847/1538-4357/ab21d1

The presence of short-lived (∼ Myr) radioactive isotopes in meteoritic inclusions at the time of their formation represents a unique opportunity to study the circumstances that led to the formation of the Solar System. To interpret these observations... Read More

Controlling the antimicrobial action of surface modified magnesium hydroxide nanoparticles (2019)
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Halbus, A. F., Horozov, T. S., & Paunov, V. N. (2019). Controlling the antimicrobial action of surface modified magnesium hydroxide nanoparticles. Biomimetics, 4(2), https://doi.org/10.3390/biomimetics4020041

Magnesium hydroxide nanoparticles (Mg(OH)2NPs) have recently attracted significant attention due to their wide applications as environmentally friendly antimicrobial nanomaterials, with potentially low toxicity and low fabrication cost. Here, we desc... 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

What happened to the Second World? Earthquakes and postsocialism in Kazakhstan (2019)
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Bankoff, G., & Oven, K. (in press). What happened to the Second World? Earthquakes and postsocialism in Kazakhstan. Disasters, 44, 2020(1), https://doi.org/10.1111/disa.12362

There is an assumption that with the disintegration of the USSR the Second World ceased to exist. Yet the demise of the Communist bloc as a geopolitical reality did not mean that it ceased to exert a defining influence over how people think and behav... Read More

Efficient preparation of macroporous poly(methyl methacrylate) materials from high internal phase emulsion templates (2019)
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Althubeiti, K., & Horozov, T. (2019). Efficient preparation of macroporous poly(methyl methacrylate) materials from high internal phase emulsion templates. Reactive and functional polymers, 142, 207–212. https://doi.org/10.1016...tfunctpolym.2019.06.015

Thermo- and photo-initiated polymerization of emulsion templates for making macroporous poly(methyl methacrylate) materials both suffer from low energy efficiency and require tedious sample preparation (removal of inhibitors, inert atmosphere) or s... 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

Correction of evident falsehood requires explicit negation (2019)
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Weil, R., Schul, Y., & Mayo, R. (in press). Correction of evident falsehood requires explicit negation. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, https://doi.org/10.1037/xge0000635

The danger of receiving false information is omnipresent, and people might be highly vigilant against being influenced by falsehoods. Yet, as research on misinformation reveals, people are often biased by false information, even when they know the va... 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

Oral modified release morphine for breathlessness in chronic heart failure: a randomised placebo-controlled trial (2019)
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Johnson, M., Cockayne, S., Currow, D., Bell, K., Hicks, K., Fairhurst, C., …Clark, A. (in press). Oral modified release morphine for breathlessness in chronic heart failure: a randomised placebo-controlled trial. ESC Heart Failure,

ABSTRACT Aims: Morphine is shown to relieve chronic breathless in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. There are no definitive data in people with heart failure. We aimed to determine the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of 12 weeks’ morphine... Read More

The effect of minor and major mergers on the evolution of low excitation radio galaxies (2019)
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Gordon, Y. A., Pimbblet, K. A., Kaviraj, S., Owers, M. S., O'Dea, C. P., Walmsley, M., …Pierce, J. C. . S. (2019). The effect of minor and major mergers on the evolution of low excitation radio galaxies. The Astrophysical journal, 878, https://doi.org/10.3847/1538-4357/ab203f

We use deep, μ r lesssim 28 mag arcsec−2, r-band imaging from the Dark Energy Camera Legacy Survey to search for past, or ongoing, merger activity in a sample of 282 low-excitation radio galaxies (LERGs) at z < 0.07. Our principal aim is to assess t... 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

The effect of high-fat diet on the morphological properties of the forelimb musculature in hypertrophic myostatin null mice (2019)
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Elashry, M. I., Eldaey, A., Glenske, K., Matsakas, A., Wenisch, S., Arnhold, S., & Patel, K. (2019). The effect of high-fat diet on the morphological properties of the forelimb musculature in hypertrophic myostatin null mice. Journal of anatomy, https://doi.org/10.1111/joa.13025

Obesity is a worldwide nutritional disorder affecting body performance including skeletal muscle. Inhibition of myostatin not only increases the muscle mass but also it reduces body fat accumulation. We examined the effect of high-fat diet on the phe... Read More