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Targeting mu opioid receptors to modulate gastrointestinal function: what have we learnt so far from the studies in functional bowel disorders? (2019)
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Corsetti, M., Pannemans, J., & Whorwell, P. (2019). Targeting mu opioid receptors to modulate gastrointestinal function: what have we learnt so far from the studies in functional bowel disorders?. F1000Research, 8, doi:10.12688/f1000research.15974.1

Opioids have recently received much attention because of the epidemic in their use in some countries such as the USA and the UK. Concerns have been raised about the possibility that they can increase mortality in patients when used on a long-term bas... Read More

Toward common data elements for international research in long-term care homes: advancing person-centered care (2019)
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Corazzini, K. N., Anderson, R. A., Bowers, B. J., Chu, C. H., Edvardsson, D., Fagertun, A., …Lepore, M. J. (2019). Toward common data elements for international research in long-term care homes: advancing person-centered care. Journal of the American Medical Directors Association, doi:10.1016/j.jamda.2019.01.123

To support person-centered, residential long-term care internationally, a consortium of researchers in medicine, nursing, behavioral, and social sciences from 21 geographically and economically diverse countries have launched the WE-THRIVE consortium... Read More

A systematic review and meta-analysis of decision-making in offender populations with mental disorder (2019)
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Jones, K. A., Hewson, T., Sales, C., & Khalifa, N. (2019). A systematic review and meta-analysis of decision-making in offender populations with mental disorder. Neuropsychology Review, doi:10.1007/s11065-018-09397-x

Decision-making has many different definitions, and is measured in varied ways using neuropsychological tasks. Offenders with mental disorder habitually make disadvantageous decisions, but no study has systematically appraised the literature. This re... Read More

Integrated multi-assay culture model for stem cell chondrogenic differentiation (2019)
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Prosser, A., Scotchford, C., Roberts, G., Grant, D., & Sottile, V. (2019). Integrated multi-assay culture model for stem cell chondrogenic differentiation. International Journal of Molecular Sciences, 20(4), doi:10.3390/ijms20040951

Recent osteochondral repair strategies highlight the promise of mesenchymal progenitors, an accessible stem cell source with osteogenic and chondrogenic potential, used in conjunction with biomaterials for tissue engineering. For this, regenerative m... Read More

Hierarchical heterogeneity across human cortex shapes large-scale neural dynamics (2019)
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Demirtas, M., Burt, J. B., Helmer, M., Ji, J. L., Adkinson, B. D., Glasser, M. F., …Murray, J. D. (2019). Hierarchical heterogeneity across human cortex shapes large-scale neural dynamics. Neuron, 101, 1-14. doi:10.1016/j.neuron.2019.01.017

The large-scale organization of dynamical neural activity across cortex emerges through long-range interactions among local circuits. We hypothesized that large-scale dynamics are also shaped by heterogeneity of intrinsic local properties across cort... Read More

Radiographic appearance of the distal clavicle in relation to the acromion after acromioclavicular joint reconstruction using a braided polyester mesh (2019)
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Tulner, S. A., Fowler, A., Edwards, K. L., Kumar, V., Manning, P., Geoghegan, J. M., & Wallace, W. A. (2019). Radiographic appearance of the distal clavicle in relation to the acromion after acromioclavicular joint reconstruction using a braided polyester mesh. Journal of Clinical Orthopaedics and Trauma, doi:10.1016/j.jcot.2019.01.012

ACJ stabilization using a braided polyester mesh has become popular in ACJ injuries. However, concerns have been raised about excessive anterior clavicle displacement. The purpose of this study was to report radiographic position of the distal clavic... Read More

"They don't see it as priority if the kid's not sporty": parents' perceptions of clinic communication around physical activity to children with type 1 diabetes and their families (2018)
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Blake, H., da Silva, L., & Glazebrook, C. (2018). "They don't see it as priority if the kid's not sporty": parents' perceptions of clinic communication around physical activity to children with type 1 diabetes and their families. Advances in Pediatric Research, 5(22), 1-14. doi:10.24105/apr.2018.5.22

Background: The aim of the study was to understand parent’s perceptions of the way in which information about physical activity (PA) is communicated to families by healthcare professionals, and gather their views on the use of digital resources for p... Read More

Beauty is in the eye of the beholder: the appraisal of facial attractiveness and its relation to conscious awareness (2018)
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Tsikandilakis, M., Bali, P., & Chapman, P. (2019). Beauty is in the eye of the beholder: the appraisal of facial attractiveness and its relation to conscious awareness. Perception, 48(1), 72-92. doi:10.1177/0301006618813035

Previous research suggests that facial attractiveness relies on features such as symmetry, averageness and above-average sexual dimorphic characteristics. Due to the evolutionary and sociobiological value of these characteristics, it has been suggest... Read More

Moderate-to-severe asthma in individuals of European ancestry: a genome-wide association study (2018)
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Shrine, N., Portelli, M. A., John, C., Soler Artigas, M., Bennett, N., Hall, R., …Sayers, I. (2019). Moderate-to-severe asthma in individuals of European ancestry: a genome-wide association study. Lancet Respiratory Medicine, 7(1), 20-34. doi:10.1016/S2213-2600(18)30389-8

Background Few genetic studies that focus on moderate-to-severe asthma exist. We aimed to identity novel genetic variants associated with moderate-to-severe asthma, see whether previously identified genetic variants for all types of asthma contribut... Read More

Reflectance confocal microscopy for diagnosising keratinocyte skin cancers in adults (2018)
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Dinnes, J., Deeks, J. J., Chuchu, N., Saleh, D., Bayliss, S. E., Takwoingi, Y., …Williams, H. C. (2018). Reflectance confocal microscopy for diagnosising keratinocyte skin cancers in adults. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, 2018(12), 1-154. doi:10.1002/14651858.CD013191

Background Early accurate detection of all skin cancer types is important to guide appropriate management and to improve morbidity and survival. Basal cell carcinoma (BCC) is usually a localised skin cancer but with potential to infiltrate and damag... Read More

High frequency ultrasound for the diagnosis of skin cancer in adults (2018)
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Dinnes, J., Bamber, J., Chuchu, N., Bayliss, S. E., Takwoingi, Y., Davenport, C., …Williams, H. C. (2018). High frequency ultrasound for the diagnosis of skin cancer in adults. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, 2018(12), doi:10.1002/14651858.CD013188

Background: Early accurate detection of all skin cancer types is essential to guide appropriate management and to improve morbidity and survival. Melanoma and squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) are high risk skin cancers which have the potential to metast... Read More

Reflectance confocal microscopy for diagnosing cutaneous melanoma in adults (2018)
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Dinnes, J., Deeks, J. J., Saleh, D., Chuchu, N., Bayliss, S. E., Patel, L., …Williams, H. C. (2018). Reflectance confocal microscopy for diagnosing cutaneous melanoma in adults. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, 2018(12), doi:10.1002/14651858.CD013190

Background: Melanoma has one of the fastest rising incidence rates of any cancer. It accounts for a small percentage of skin cancer cases but is responsible for the majority of skin cancer deaths. Early detection and treatment is key to improving sur... Read More

Visual inspection for the diagnosis of cutaneous melanoma in adults (2018)
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Dinnes, J., Deeks, J. J., Grainge, M. J., Chuchu, N., Ferrante di Ruffano, L., Matin, R. N., …Williams, H. C. (2018). Visual inspection for the diagnosis of cutaneous melanoma in adults. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, 2018(12), doi:10.1002/14651858.CD013194

Background: Melanoma has one of the fastest rising incidence rates of any cancer. It accounts for a small percentage of skin cancer cases but is responsible for the majority of skin cancer deaths. History-taking and visual inspection of a suspicious... Read More

Teledermatology for the diagnosis of skin cancer in adults (2018)
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Chuchu, N., Dinnes, J., Takwoingi, Y., Matin, R. N., Bayliss, S. E., Davenport, C., …Williams, H. C. (2018). Teledermatology for the diagnosis of skin cancer in adults. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, 2018(12), doi:10.1002/14651858.CD013193

Background: Early accurate detection of all skin cancer types is essential to guide appropriate management and to improve morbidity and survival. Melanoma and squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) are high risk skin cancers which have the potential to metast... Read More

Exfoliative cytology for the diagnosis of basal cell carcinoma and other skin cancers in adults (2018)
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Ferrante di Ruffano, L., Dinnes, J., Chuchu, N., Bayliss, S. E., Takwoingi, Y., Davenport, C., …Williams, H. C. (2018). Exfoliative cytology for the diagnosis of basal cell carcinoma and other skin cancers in adults. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, 2018(12), doi:10.1002/14651858.CD013187

Background: Early accurate detection of all skin cancer types is essential to guide appropriate management and to reduce morbidity and improve survival. Basal cell carcinoma (BCC) is usually localised to the skin with potential to infiltrate and dama... Read More

Smartphone applications for triaging adults with skin lesions that are suspicious for melanoma (2018)
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Chuchu, N., Takwoingi, Y., Dinnes, J., Matin, R. N., Bassett, O., Moreau, J. F., …Williams, H. C. (2018). Smartphone applications for triaging adults with skin lesions that are suspicious for melanoma. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, doi:10.1002/14651858.CD013192

Background: Melanoma accounts for a small proportion of all skin cancer cases but is responsible for the majority of skin cancer-related deaths. Early detection and treatment can improve survival. Smartphone applications are readily accessible and po... Read More