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  • Acute dietary zinc deficiency in rats exacerbates myocardial ischaemia/reperfusion injury through depletion of glutathione. 

    Skene, Karen; Walsh, Sarah K.; Okafor, Oronne; Godsman, Nadine; Barrows, Charlotte; Meier, Philip; Gordon, Margaret J.; Beattie, John H.; Wainwright, Cherry L.
    SKENE, K., WALSH, S.K., OKAFOR, O., GODSMAN, N., BARROWS, C., MEIER, P., GORDON, M.J., BEATTIE, J.H. and WAINWRIGHT, C.L. [2019]. Acute dietary zinc deficiency in rats exacerbates myocardial ischaemia/reperfusion injury through depletion of glutathione. British journal of nutrition [online], (accepted).
    Zinc (Zn) plays an important role in maintaining the anti-oxidant status within the heart and helps to counter the acute redox stress that occurs during myocardial ischaemia and reperfusion. Individuals with low zinc (Zn) ...
  • Perceived roles and barriers in caring for the people who are homeless: a survey of UK community pharmacists. 

    Paudyal, Vibhu; Gibson Smith, Kathrine Lesley; MacLure, Katie; Forbes-McKay, Katrina; Radley, Andrew; Stewart, Derek C. (Springer https://doi.org/10.1007/s11096-019-00789-4, 2019-01-18)
    PAUDYAL, V., GIBSON SMITH, K., MACLURE, K., FORBES-MCKAY, K., RADLEY, A. and STEWART, D. 2019. Perceived roles and barriers in caring for the people who are homeless: a survey of UK community pharmacists. International journal of clinical pharmacy [online], 41(1), pages 215-227. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/s11096-019-00789-4
    Background: Community pharmacists can be an accessible source for advice and support for the people who are homeless, given their utilisation of a variety of currently available services such as dispensing of medicines, ...
  • Compulsory community and involunatary outpatient treatment for peopl with severe mental disorders. 

    Kennedy, Catriona
    KENNEDY, C. [2019]. Compulsory community and involuntary outpatient treatment for people with severe mental disorders. Issues in mental health nursing [online], (accepted).
    This is a summary by Catriona Kennedy of the Cochrane Review of Kisely, S.R., Campbell, L.A., O'Reilly, R. Compulsory community and involuntary outpatient treatment for people with severe mental disorders. Cochrane Database ...
  • What can secondary data tell us about household food insecurity in a high-income country context? 

    Ejebu, Ourega-Zoé; Whybrow, Stephen; Mckenzie, Lynda; Dowler, Elizabeth; Garcia, Ada L.; Ludbrook, Anne; Barton, Karen Louise; Wrieden, Wendy Louise; Douglas, Flora (MDPI https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph16010082, 2018-12-29)
    EJEBU, O.-Z., WHYBROW, S., MCKENZIE, L., DOWLER, E., GARCIA, A.L., LUDBROOK, A., BARTON, K.L., WRIEDEN, W.L. and DOUGLAS, F. 2019. What can secondary data tell us about household food insecurity in a high-income country context? International journal of environmental research and public health [online], 16(1), article ID 82. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph16010082
    In the absence of routinely collected household food insecurity data, this study investigated what could be determined about the nature and prevalence of household food insecurity in Scotland from secondary data. Secondary ...
  • Estimation of community-wide exposure to bisphenol A via water fingerprinting. 

    Lopardo, Luigi; Petrie, Bruce; Proctor, Kathryn; Youdan, Jane; Barden, Ruth; Kasprzyk-Hordern, Barbara (Elsevier https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envint.2018.12.048, 2019-01-25)
    LOPARDO, L., PETRIE, B., PROCTOR, K., YOUDAN, J., BARDEN, R. and KASPRZYK-HORDERN, B. 2019. Estimation of community-wide exposure to bisphenol A via water fingerprinting. Environment international [online], 125, pages 1-8. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envint.2018.12.048
    Molecular epidemiology in human biomonitoring allows for verification of public exposure to chemical substances. Unfortunately, due to logistical difficulties and high cost, it evaluates only small study groups and as a ...
  • Effectiveness and cost-effectiveness randomised controlled trial of basic versus biofeedback-mediated intensive pelvic floor muscle training for female stress or mixed urinary incontinence: protocol for the OPAL (optimising pelvic floor exercises to achieve long-term benefits) trial mixed methods longitudinal qualitative case study and process evaluation. 

    Grant, Aileen M.; Dean, Sarah Gerard; Hay-Smith, Jean; Hagen, Suzanne; McClurg, Doreen; Taylor, Anne; Kovandzic, Marija; Bugge, Carol (BMJ Publishing Group https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2018-024152, 2019-02-08)
    GRANT, A., DEAN, S., HAY-SMITH, J., HAGEN, S., MCCLURG, D., TAYLOR, A., KOVANDZIC, M. and BUGGE, C. 2019. Effectiveness and cost-effectiveness randomised controlled trial of basic versus biofeedback-mediated intensive pelvic floor muscle training for female stress or mixed urinary incontinence: protocol for the OPAL (optimising pelvic floor exercises to achieve long-term benefits) trial mixed methods longitudinal qualitative case study and process evaluation. BMJ open [online], 9(2), article ID e024152. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2018-024152
    Introduction: Female urinary incontinence (UI) is common affecting up to 45% of women. Pelvic floor muscle training (PFMT) is the first-line treatment but there is uncertainty whether intensive PFMT is better than basic ...
  • Effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of basic versus biofeedback-mediated intensive pelvic floor muscle training for female stress or mixed urinary incontinence: protocol for the OPAL randomised trial. 

    Hagen, Suzanne; McClurg, Doreen; Bugge, Carol; Hay-Smith, Jean; Dean, Sarah Gerard; Elders, Andrew; Booth, Jo; Kilonzo, Mary; Glazener, Cathryn; Abdel-fattah, Mohamed; Agur, Wael Ibrahim; Guerrero, Karen; Norrie, John; McPherson, Gladys; McDonald, Alison; Stratton, Susan; Sergenson, Nicole; Grant, Aileen M.; Wilson, Lyndsay (BMJ Publishing Group https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2018-024153, 2019-02-08)
    HAGEN, S., MCCLURG, D., BUGGE, C., HAY-SMITH, J., DEAN, S.G., ELDERS, A., BOOTH, J., and KILONZO, M. 2019. Effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of basic versus biofeedback-mediated intensive pelvic floor muscle training for female stress or mixed urinary incontinence: protocol for the OPAL randomised trial. BMJ open [online], 9(2), article ID e024153. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2018-024153
    Introduction: Accidental urine leakage is a distressing problem that affects around one in three women. The main types of urinary incontinence (UI) are stress, urgency and mixed, with stress being most common. Current UK ...
  • Inter-agency adult support and protection practice: a realistic evaluation with police, health and social care professionals. 

    Joseph, Sundari Catherine; Klein, Susan; McCluskey, Samantha; Woolnough, Penny; Diack, Lesley (Emerald https://doi.org/10.1108/JICA-06-2018-0041, 2019-02-11)
    JOSEPH, S., KLEIN, S., MCCLUSKEY, S., WOOLNOUGH, P. and DIACK, L. 2019. Inter-agency adult support and protection practice: a realistic evaluation with police, health and social care professionals. Journal of integrated care [online], 27(1), pages 50-63. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1108/JICA-06-2018-0041
    Purpose - Collaborative inter-agency working is of paramount importance for the public protection agenda worldwide. The purpose of this paper is to disseminate the findings from a research study on the inter-agency working ...
  • Home self-administration of intravenous antibiotics as part of an outpatient parenteral antibiotic therapy service: a qualitative study of the perspectives of patients who do not self-administer. 

    Tonna, Antonella P.; Anthony, Geraldine; Tonna, Ivan; Paudyal, Vibhu; Forbes-McKay, Katrina; Laing, Rob; Mackenzie, Alexander; Falconer, Sharon; McCartney, Gillian; Stewart, Derek C. (BMJ Publishing Group https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2018-027475, 2019-01-25)
    TONNA, A., ANTHONY, G., TONNA, I., PAUDYAL, V., FORBES-MCKAY, K., LAING, R., MACKENZIE, A., FALCONER, S., MCCARTNEY, G. and STEWART, D. 2019. Home self-administration of intravenous antibiotics as part of an outpatient parenteral antibiotic therapy service: a qualitative study of the perspectives of patients who do not self-administer. BMJ open [online], 9(1), article ID e027475. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2018-027475
    Objectives: This study aimed to use a theoretical approach to understand the determinants of behaviour in patients not home self-administering intravenous antibiotics. Setting: Outpatient care: included patients were ...
  • Study of similarity metrics for matching network-based personalised human activity recognition. 

    Sani, Sadiq; Wiratunga, Nirmalie; Massie, Stewart; Cooper, Kay (ICCBR (ORGANISERS) http://iccbr18.com/wp-content/uploads/ICCBR-2018-V3.pdf#page=91, 2018-07-09)
    SANI, S., WIRATUNGA, N., MASSIE, S. and COOPER, K. 2018. Study of similarity metrics for matching network-based personalised human activity recognition. In Minor, M. (ed.) Workshop proceedings of the 26th International conference on case-based reasoning (ICCBR 2018), 9-12 July 2018, Stockholm, Sweden. Stockholm: ICCBR [online], pages 91-95. Available from: http://iccbr18.com/wp-content/uploads/ICCBR-2018-V3.pdf#page=91
    Personalised Human Activity Recognition (HAR) models trained using data from the target user (subject-dependent) have been shown to be superior to non personalised models that are trained on data from a general population ...
  • Breastfeeding and the substance‐exposed mother and baby. 

    MacVicar, Sonya; Humphrey, Tracy; Forbes-McKay, Katrina (Wiley https://doi.org/10.1111/birt.12338, 2018-02-07)
    MACVICAR, S., HUMPHREY, T. and FORBES-MCKAY, K.E. 2018. Breastfeeding and the substance-exposed mother and baby. Birth [online], 45(4), pages 450-458. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1111/birt.12338
    Background: Breastfeeding rates are typically low for women with a substance-use disorder. This is despite the specific benefits of breastfeeding to alleviate the severity of neonatal abstinence syndrome and the well-documented ...
  • Offshore workers and health behaviour change: an exploration using the Theoretical Domains Framework. 

    Gibson Smith, Kathrine Lesley; Paudyal, Vibhu; Quinn, Francis; Klein, Susan; Stewart, Derek C. (Via Medica https://doi.org/10.5603/IMH.2018.0040, 2018-12-19)
    GIBSON SMITH, K., PAUDYAL, V., QUINN, F., KLEIN, S. and STEWART, D. 2018. Offshore workers and health behaviour change: an exploration using the Theoretical Domains Framework. International maritime health [online], 69(4), pages 248-256. Available from: https://doi.org/10.5603/IMH.2018.0040
    Background: Previous research has identified the importance of promoting behaviour change within the offshore workforce. This qualitative study sought to: identify self-care behaviours perceived to require behaviour change ...
  • Highly enhanced electrochemical performance of novel based electrode materials for supercapacitor applications: an overview. 

    Ramachandran, Rasu; Chen, Tse-Wei; Chen, Shen-Ming; Raja, Paulsamy; Fernandez, Carlos; Rani, Selvarajan Divya; Gajendran, Pandi; Raju, Ganapathy; Baskar, Thangaraj; Jeyapragasam, Tharini (ESG https://doi.org/10.20964/2019.02.75, 2019-01-05)
    RAMACHANDRAN, R., CHEN, T.-W., CHEN, S.-M., RAJA, P., FERNANDEZ, C., RANI, S.D., GAJENDRAN, P., RAJU, G., BASKAR, T. and JEYAPRAGASAM, T. 2019. Highly enhanced electrochemical performance of novel based electrode materials for supercapacitor applications: an overview. International journal of electrochemical science [online], 14(1), pages 1634-1648. Available from: https://doi.org/10.20964/2019.02.75
    The research and recent progress of electrochemical energy storage devices applied to various applications during the past two decayed are reviewed. Different electrode materials (carbon-based materials, metal oxides, ...
  • A comprehensive working state monitoring method for power battery packs considering state of balance and aging correction. 

    Wang, Shun-Li; Fernandez, Carlos; Zou, Chuan-Yun; Yu, Chun-Mei; Chen, Lei; Zhang, Li (Elsevier https://doi.org/10.1016/j.energy.2019.01.020, 2019-01-08)
    WANG, S.-L., FERNANDEZ, C., ZOU, C.-Y., YU, C.-M., CHEN, L. and ZHANG, L. 2019. A comprehensive working state monitoring method for power battery packs considering state of balance and aging correction. Energy [online], 171, pages 444-455. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.energy.2019.01.020
    A comprehensive working state monitoring method is proposed to protect the power lithium-ion battery packs, implying accurate estimation effect but using minimal time demand of self-learning treatment. A novel state of ...
  • In situ atomic-scale oscillation sublimation of magnesium under CO₂ conditions. 

    Sun, Yong; Guo, Jianxin; Fernandez, Carlos; Huang, Jianyu; Peng, Qiuming (ACS Publications https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.langmuir.8b03580, 2018-12-10)
    SUN, Y., GUO, J., FERNANDEZ, C., HUANG, J. and PENG, Q. 2019. In situ atomic-scale oscillation sublimation of magnesium under CO₂ conditions. Langmuir [online], 35(1), pages 300-305. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.langmuir.8b03580
    Understanding the interactive role between Mg and CO₂ is crucial for many technological applications, including CO₂ storage, melting protection, corrosion resistance, and ceramic welding. Here we report observations of ...
  • The effect of water treatment unit processes on cyanobacterial trichome integrity. 

    Pestana, Carlos Joao; Capelo Neto, José; Lawton, Linda A.; Oliveira, Samylla; Carloto, Ismael; Linhares, Helísia P. (Elsevier https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2018.12.337, 2018-12-26)
    PESTANA, C.J., CAPELO-NETO, J., LAWTON, L., OLIVEIRA, S., CARLOTO, I. and LINHARES, H.P. 2019. The effect of water treatment unit processes on cyanobacterial trichome integrity. Science of the total environment [online], 659, pages 1403-1414. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2018.12.337
    Many toxic and/or noxious cyanobacteria appear in nature with a filamentous, stacked cell arrangement called trichomes. Although water treatment can be optimized to keep cyanobacterial cells intact and avoid the release ...
  • Consumer perception of water quality during an off-flavor event in Fortaleza-Brazil. 

    Pestana, Carlos Joao; Capelo Neto, José; Barros, Mário U. G.; Menezes, Indira; Góis, Amanda; Santos, Geovane (IWA Publishing https://doi.org/10.2166/aqua.2018.077, 2018-12-05)
    PESTANA, C.J., CAPELO NETO, J., BARROS, M.U.G., MENEZES, I., GÓIS, A. and SANTOS, G. 2018. Consumer perception of water quality during an off-flavor event in Fortaleza-Brazil. Journal of water supply: research and technology-Aqua [online], Latest Articles. Available from: https://doi.org/10.2166/aqua.2018.077
    During a taste and odor episode (2-methylisoborneol) in a reservoir that supplies the Fortaleza Metropolitan Region, Brazil, two surveys were conducted to determine tap water usage behavior as well as the sensory sensitivity ...
  • Waveguide-based machine readable fluorescence security feature for border control and security applications. 

    Johny, Jincy; Bhavsar, Kaushalkumar; Officer, Simon J.; Adams, Morgan; Prabhu, Radhakrishna (SPIE https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2501974, 2018-10-08)
    JOHNY, J., BHAVSAR, K., OFFICER, S., ADAMS, M., PRABHU, R. 2018. Waveguide-based machine readable fluorescence security feature for border control and security applications. In Bouma, H., Prabhu, R., Stokes, R.J. and Yitzhaky, Y. (eds). Proceedings of the Society of Photo-optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE) security and defence conference 2018, volume 10802: counterterrorism, crime fighting, forensics and surveillance technologies II, 10-11 September 2018, Berlin, Germany. Bellingham: SPIE [online], article ID 1080209. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2501974
    Border security challenges and immigration issues are increasing considerably in recent years. Counterfeiting and fraudulent use of identity and other travel documents are posing serious threats and safety concerns worldwide, ...
  • Isolation of macro-nuclear DNA from the rumen ciliate Entodinium caudatum. 

    Young, Kenneth W.; Thomas, Nadine A.; Duval, Stephane M.; Newbold, C. Jamie; Fried, Johannes; Brown, David S.; Hackstein, Johannes H. P.; Michalowski, Tadeusz; McEwan, Neil R. (International society of endocytobiology (ISE) https://zs.thulb.uni-jena.de/receive/jportal_jparticle_00355360, 2015-12-31)
    YOUNG, K.W., THOMAS, N.A., DUVAL, S.M., NEWBOLD, J., FRIED, J., BROWN, D.S., HACKSTEIN, J.H.P., MICHALOWSKI, T. and MCEWAN, N.R. 2015. Isolation of macro-nuclear DNA from the rumen ciliate Entodinium caudatum. Journal of endocytobiosis and cell research [online], 26, pages 50-55. Available from: https://zs.thulb.uni-jena.de/receive/jportal_jparticle_00355360
    A method is described which allows isolation of macronuclear DNA from the rumen ciliate Entodinium caudatum. Ciliate cells were enriched from the total microbial population in the rumen of sheep with a single ciliate species ...
  • Patients' learning in cyberspace: a thematic analysis of patient-patient discussions in a chronic illness Facebook page 

    Stevens, Gemma; O'Donnell, Victoria L; Williams, Lynn (Inderscience https://doi.org/10.1504/IJWBC.2018.096253, 2018-11-13)
    STEVENS, G., O'DONNELL, V.L. and WILLIAMS, L. 2018. Patients' learning in cyberspace: a thematic analysis of patient-patient discussions in a chronic illness Facebook page. International journal of web based communities [online], 14(4), pages 417-431. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1504/IJWBC.2018.096253
    Online support groups play an increasingly important role in patients' lived experience of chronic illness. The objective of this study was to explore how learning takes place from patients' interactions in an online chronic ...