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  • 3D anthropometry: quantifying the shape and size variability within the UK male offshore oil and gas workforce. 

    Ledingham, Robert J. (Robert Gordon University Faculty of Health and Social Care. Centre for Obesity Research and Epidemiology., 2016-04)
    LEDINGHAM, R.J. 2016. 3D anthropometry: quantifying the shape and size variability within the UK male offshore oil and gas workforce. Robert Gordon University, MRes thesis.
    Background: UK male offshore workers typically increased in weight by 19% since 1985, and are also heavier than the background UK male population. Aim: To conduct an anthropometric survey on UK offshore workers, ...
  • Alterations in the macronutrient content of the diet and the effects on body composition, cardiovascular disease risk and the control of energy metabolism in obese patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus. 

    Gryka, Anna (Robert Gordon University Centre for Obesity Research and Epidemiology, 2011-10)
    Background/Objective: Several studies have shown that a low carbohydrate diet (LCHOD) can improve glycaemic control in type 2 diabetes (T2DM). The objective of the current study was to compare two ways of administration ...
  • Assessing the significance of ethnicity on VLCD induced weight loss and outcomes at 1 year follow up. 

    Rolland, Catherine; Mulholland, Yvonne; Hallam, C.; Lula, S.; Dyson, L.; Broom, Iain (Karger http://dx.doi.org/10.1159/000178128, 2012)
    ROLLAND, C., MULHOLLAND, Y., HALLAM, C., LULA, S., DYSON, L. and BROOM, I., 2012. Assessing the significance of ethnicity on VLCD induced weight loss and outcomes at 1 year follow up. Obesity Facts, 5 (S1), p. 94
  • Bibliometric analysis as measure of long-term performance in pancreatic cancer research. 

    Turri, G.; Piccinini, A.; Zanini, Sara; Giovinazzo, F. (Elsevier http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.hpb.2016.02.237, 2016-04-19)
    TURRI, G., PICCININI, A., ZANINI, S. and GIOVINAZZO, F. 2016. Bibliometric analysis as measure of long-term performance in pancreatic cancer research. HPB [online], 18(Suppl 1), pages e101. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.hpb.2016.02.237
    Introduction: Research on pancreatic cancer consists in basic, translational and clinical research. Bibliometric indexes as IF and H-Index have been proposed as measures of quality and performance for medical research. Our ...
  • Biochemical adaptations in early starvation: observations on sex difference. 

    Broom, John; Fleck, A.; Davidson, D. F.; Rosenburg, C.; Durnin, J. V. G. A. (Cambridge University Press. http://dx.doi.org/10.1079/PNS19780048, 1978-12)
    BROOM, J., FLECK, A., DAVIDSON, D. F., ROSENBURG, C. and DURNIN, J. V. G. A., 1978. Biochemical adaptations in early starvation: observations on sex difference. Proceedings of the Nutrition Society, 37 (3), pp. 92A.
  • Bisnaphthalimidopropyl diaminodicyclohexylmethane induces DNA damage and repair instability in triple negative breast cancer cells via p21 expression. 

    Barron, Gemma A.; Goua, Marie; Kuraoka, Isao; Bermano, Giovanna; Iwai, Shigenori; Kong Thoo Lin, Paul (Elsevier http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cbi.2015.10.017, 2015-12-05)
    BARRON, G. A., GOUA, M., KURAOKA, I., BERMANO, G., IWAI, S. and LIN, P. K. T. L., 2015. Bisnaphthalimidopropyl diaminodicyclohexylmethane induces DNA damage and repair instability in triple negative breast cancer cells via p21 expression. Chemico-Biological Interactions, Vol 242, pp. 307-315.
    Bisnaphthalimidopropyl diaminodicyclohexylmethane (BNIPDaCHM) bisintercalates to DNA and is a potential anti-cancer therapeutic. In an attempt to elucidate the mechanism(s) underlying the potential of BNIPDaCHM; earlier ...
  • Changes in body composition after thermal injury in the rat. 

    Shamma, G. A. Al; Goll, C. C.; Baird, T. B.; Broom, John; Nicholas, G. A.; Richards, J. R. (Cambridge University Press http://dx.doi.org/10.1079/BJN19790126, 1979)
    SHAMMA, G. A. AL, GOLL. C. C., BAIRD, T. B., BROOM, J., NICHOLAS, G. A. and RICHARDS, J. R., 1979. Changes in body composition after thermal injury in the rat. British Journal of Nutrition, 42 (3), pp. 367-375.
    1. The effects on body composition, measured by direct techniques, of a controlled 25% body-surfacearea thermal injury have been studied in two groups of forty male Wistar rats. 2. The extent of weight loss in the animals ...
  • Circulating levels of angiogenesis-related growth factors in breast cancer: a study to profile proteins responsible for tubule formation. 

    Barron, Gemma A.; Goua, Marie; Wahle, Klaus; Bermano, Giovanna (Spandidos Publications https://doi.org/10.3892/or.2017.5803, 2017-07-11)
    BARRON, G.A., GOUA, M., WAHLE, K.W.J. and BERMANO, G. 2017. Circulating levels of angiogenesis-related growth factors in breast cancer: a study to profile proteins responsible for tubule formation. Oncology reports [online], 38(3), pages 1886-1894. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3892/or.2017.5803
    The present study exploited a versatile in vitro endothelial cell/fibroblast co-culture cell system to investigate the association between angiogenesis and breast cancer by comparing the capacity of plasma from women with ...
  • A comparison of weight loss outcomes in Black and Caucasian women following a very-low calorie diet (VLCD). 

    Rolland, Catherine; Mulholland, Yvonne; Hallam, C.; Lula, S.; Dyson, L.; Broom, Iain (Karger http://dx.doi.org/10.1159/000178128, 2012)
    ROLLAND, C., MULHOLLAND, Y., HALLAM, C., LULA, S., DYSON, L. and BROOM, I., 2012. A comparison of weight loss outcomes in Black and Caucasian women following a very-low calorie diet (VLCD). Obesity Facts, 5 (S1), p. 94
  • Defying geometric similarity: shape centralization in male UK offshore workers. 

    Stewart, Arthur D.; Ledingham, Robert J.; Furnace, Graham; Williams, Hector; Nevill, Alan M. (Wiley https://doi.org/10.1002/ajhb.22935, 2016-11-01)
    STEWART, A.D., LEDINGHAM, R.J., FURNACE, G., WILLIAMS, H. and NEVILL, A.M. 2016. Defying geometric similarity: shape centralization in male UK offshore workers. American journal of human biology [online], 29(3), e22935. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1002/ajhb.22935
    Objectives - Applying geometric similarity predictions of body dimensions to specific occupational groups has the potential to reveal useful ergonomic and health implications. This study assessed a representative sample ...
  • Different dietary approaches for the treatment of obesity and the phenotypic responses to these diets. 

    Hession, Michelle (The Robert Gordon University Centre for Obesity Research and Epidemiology, Faculty of Health and Social Care, 2009-04)
    Currents treatments for obesity have been unsuccessful. It is essential that a patient-centred approach for obesity management is developed and for this to be successful other diet and lifestyle approaches need to be ...
  • The effect of very-low calorie diets on renal and hepatic outcomes: a systematic review. 

    Rolland, Catherine; Mavroeidi, Alexandra; Johnston, Kelly L.; Broom, John (Dove Press. http://dx.doi.org/10.2147/DMSO.S51151, 2013-10)
    ROLLAND, C., MAVROEIDI, A., JOHNSTON, K. L. and BROOM, J., 2013. The effect of very-low calorie diets on renal and hepatic outcomes: a systematic review. Diabetes, Metabolic Syndrome and Obesity: Targets and Therapy, Volume 2013 (6), pp. 393-401.
    Very low-calorie diets (VLCDs) are an effective means by which to induce clinically significant weight loss. However, their acceptance by health care practitioners and the public is generally lower than that for other ...
  • Effect of weight loss on adipokine levels in obese patients. 

    Rolland, Catherine; Hession, Michelle; Broom, Iain (Dove Medical Press http://dx.doi.org/10.2147/DMSO.S22788, 2011-08)
    ROLLAND, C., HESSION, M. and BROOM, I., Effect of weight loss on adipokine levels in obese patients. Diabetes, Metabolic Syndrome and Obesity: Targets and Therapy, 4, pp. 315 – 323.
    Background: Adipose tissue functions as an endocrine organ by releasing adipokines which have important roles in the regulation of inflammation and insulin sensitivity. Although there is evidence of improvements in the ...
  • The effects of post-operative metabolic support on lipolytic rates in patients undergoing elective abdominal surgery. 

    Broom, John; Brackenridge, I. E.; Simpson, E.; Miller, J. D. B.; Morrison, I. (Cambridge University Press. http://dx.doi.org/10.1079/PNS19860042, 1986-02)
    BROOM, J., BRACKENRIDGE, I. E., SIMPSON, E., MILLER, J. D. B. and MORRISON, I., 1986. The effects of post-operative metabolic support on lipolytic rates in patients undergoing elective abdominal surgery. Proceedings of the Nutrition Society, 45 (1), 20A.
  • The effects of very-low-calorie diets on HDL: a review. 

    Rolland, Catherine; Broom, Iain (Hindawi http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2011/306278, 2011)
    ROLLAND, C. and BROOM, I., 2011. The effects of very-low calorie diets on HDL: a review. Cholesterol, 2011, article ID 306278.
    This paper investigates the effects of very-low-calorie diets (VLCDs) used in the treatment of obesity on high-density lipoprotein (HDL) levels. Although the studies varied widely in their intervention format, duration, ...
  • Engaging patients, clinicians and health funders in weight management: the Counterweight Programme. 

    Counterweight Project Team; McQuigg, Maria; Brown, Jennifer E.; Broom, Iain; Laws, Rachel A.; Reckless, John P. D.; Noble, Paula A.; Kumar, Sudhesh; McCombie, E. Louise; Lean, Mike E. J.; Lyons, G. Felicity; Mongia, Sarika; Frost, Gary S.; Quinn, Marney F.; Barth, Julian H.; Haynes, Sarah M.; Finer, Nick; Haslam, David W.; Ross, Hazel M.; Hole, David J.; Radziwonik, Steven (Oxford University Press http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/fampra/cmn081, 2008-12)
    THE COUNTERWEIGHT PROJECT TEAM: MCQUIGG, M., BROWN, J. E., BROOM, J. I., LAWS, R. A., RECKLESS, J. P. D., NOBLE, P. A., KUMAR, S., MCCOMBIE, E. L., LEAN, M. E. J., LYONS, G. F., MONGIA, S., FROST, G. S., QUINN, M. F., BARTH, J. H., HAYNES, S. M., FINER, N., HASLAM, D. W., ROSS, H. M., HOLE, D. J., and RADZIWONIK, S., 3008. Engaging patients, clinicians and health funders in weight management: the Counterweight Programme. Family Practice, 25 (S1), pp. i79-i86.
    Background. The Counterweight Programme provides an evidence based and effective approach for weight management in routine primary care. Uptake of the programme has been variable for practices and patients. Aim. To explore ...
  • Global warming: is weight loss a solution? 

    Gryka, Anna; Broom, John; Rolland, Catherine (Nature Publishing Group http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/ijo.2011.151, 2012-03)
    GRYKA, A., BROOM, J, and ROLLAND, C., 2012. Global warming: is weight loss a solution? International Journal of Obesity, 36 (3), pp. 474-476.
    The current climate change has been most likely caused by the increased greenhouse gas emissions. We have looked at the major greenhouse gas, carbon dioxide (CO2), and estimated the reduction in the CO2 emissions that would ...
  • Homo Adipatus – a new species: weight management, treatment and prevention. 

    Broom, Iain; Rolland, Catherine (M&K Update Ltd., 2010)
    BROOM, I. and ROLLAND, C., 2010. Homo Adipatus – a new species: weight management, treatment and prevention. In: G. TSICHLIA and A. M. JOHNSTONE, eds. Fat matters: from sociology to science. Keswick: M&K Update Ltd. Pp. 51-66.
  • Impact of high intensity interval training (HIIT) and/or selenium (Se) supplementation on oxidative stress and antioxidant status in active females. 

    Keane, Karen (Robert Gordon University Centre for Obesity Research and Epidemiology, 2014-02)
    Background: Cells continuously produce free radicals (FR) and reactive oxygen species (ROS) as part of metabolic processes. These free radicals are neutralized by an elaborate antioxidant defence system consisting of ...
  • The implementation of the Counterweight Programme in Scotland, UK. 

    Counterweight Project Team; Bell-Higgs, Anna E.; Brosnahan, Naomi T.; Clarke, Anne M.; Dow, Maria S. A.; Haynes, Sarah M.; Lyons, G. Felicity; McCombie, E. Louise; Mongia, Sarika; Noble, Paula A.; Quinn, Marney F.; Regan, Paula J.; Ross, Hazel M.; Thompson, Frances E.; Vermeulen, Adri; Broom, Iain; Reckless, John P. D.; Kumar, Sudhesh; Lean, Michael E. J.; Frost, Gary S.; Finer, Nick; Haslam, David W.; Morrison, David; Sloan, Billy; McLoone, Philip (Oxford University Press. http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/fampra/cmr074, 2012-04)
    COUNTERWEIGHT PROJECT TEAM, 2012. The implementation of the Counterweight Programme in Scotland, UK. Family Practice, 29 (Supp. 1), pp. i139-i144.
    Background. The Counterweight Programme is a proven model for the management of obesity in the UK, evaluated over 5 years (2000–05) and demonstrating clinical and cost effectiveness. The Scottish Government commissioned ...