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Prevalence of skin problems and leg ulceration in a sample of young injecting drug users

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Coull, A. F., Atherton, I., Taylor, A., & Watterson, A. E. (2014)
Prevalence of skin problems and leg ulceration in a sample of young injecting drug users. Harm Reduction Journal, 11(1), 22. https://doi.org/10.1186/1477-7517-11-22
Drug users suffer harm from the injecting process, and clinical services are reporting increasing numbers presenting with skin-related problems such as abscesses and leg ulcer...

The molecular pharmacology and cell biology of alpha-amino-3-hydroxy-5-methyl-4-isoxazolepropionic acid receptors.

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Palmer, C., Cotton, L., & Henley, J. M. (2005)
The molecular pharmacology and cell biology of alpha-amino-3-hydroxy-5-methyl-4-isoxazolepropionic acid receptors. Pharmacological Reviews, 57, 253-277. https://doi.org/10.1124/pr.57.2.7
-Amino-3-hydroxy-5-methyl-4-isoxazolepropionate receptors (AMPARs) are of fundamental importance in the brain. They are responsible for the majority of fast excitatory synapti...

What's trending in infection control?

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Mitchell, B. G., Petrie, D., Morton, L., & Dancer, S. J. (2017)
What's trending in infection control?. Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology, 38(9), 1098-1102. https://doi.org/10.1017/ice.2017.130
OBJECTIVE To explore the trends in infection control peer-reviewed journals, mainstream media, and blogs written by infection control professionals DESIGN Narrative and scopin...

Blood Glucose Responses to Intermittent High Intensity exercise in individuals with Type 1 Diabetes: a trial of a structured intervention for insulin and carbohydrate adjustment

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Steele, L. Blood Glucose Responses to Intermittent High Intensity exercise in individuals with Type 1 Diabetes: a trial of a structured intervention for insulin and carbohydrate adjustment. (Thesis)
Edinburgh Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/id/eprint/6088
Exercise is currently recommended for indivduals with type 1 diabetes since it is associated with physiological and psychological benefits (American Diabetes Association Posit...

Effects of PM10 in human peripheral blood monocytes and J774 macrophages.

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Brown, D. M., Donaldson, K., & Stone, V. (2004)
Effects of PM10 in human peripheral blood monocytes and J774 macrophages. Respiratory Research, 5, 29. https://doi.org/10.1186/1465-9921-5-29
The effects of PM10, one of the components of particulate air pollution, was investigated using human monocytes and a mouse macrophage cell line (J774). The study aimed to inv...

Is there an association between airborne and surface microbes in the critical care environment?

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Smith, J., Adams, C., King, M., Noakes, C., Robertson, C., & Dancer, S. (2018)
Is there an association between airborne and surface microbes in the critical care environment?. Journal of Hospital Infection, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jhin.2018.04.003
Background There are few data and no accepted standards for air quality in the intensive care unit (ICU). Any relationship between airborne pathogens and hospital-acquired inf...

Dos and don’ts for hospital cleaning

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Dancer, S. J. (2016)
Dos and don’ts for hospital cleaning. Current Opinion in Infectious Diseases, 29(4), 415-423. https://doi.org/10.1097/qco.0000000000000289
Purpose of review: More evidence is emerging on the role of cleaning and decontamination for reducing hospital-acquired infection. Timely and adequate removal of environmental...

Design, synthesis and evaluation of novel endoprotease-activated prodrugs and fluorogenic probes with theranostic applications in chemotherapy

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Ding, Y. Design, synthesis and evaluation of novel endoprotease-activated prodrugs and fluorogenic probes with theranostic applications in chemotherapy. (Thesis)
Edinburgh Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/id/eprint/7555
Proteolytic degradation of the extracellular matrix (ECM) by overexpressed endoproteases, notably the matrix metalloproteinase MMP-9 and legumain (human asparaginyl endopeptid...

Substance Related Offending Behaviour Programme (SROBP): an exploration of gender responsivity and treatment acceptance issues for female prisoners.

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Mahoney, A., Chouliara, Z., & Karatzias, T. (2015)
Substance Related Offending Behaviour Programme (SROBP): an exploration of gender responsivity and treatment acceptance issues for female prisoners. Journal of Forensic Psychiatry and Psychology, 26, 798-823. https://doi.org/10.1080/14789949.2015.1062993
Substance-related offending poses a considerable problem for society. In response, criminal justice agencies have widely delivered cognitive-behavioural interventions, such as...

A feasibility study of a personalised lifestyle programme (HealthForce) for individuals who have participated in cardiovascular risk screening

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Craigie, A. M., Barton, K. L., Macleod, M., Williams, B., van Teijlingen, E., Belch, J. J., & Anderson, A. S. (2011)
A feasibility study of a personalised lifestyle programme (HealthForce) for individuals who have participated in cardiovascular risk screening. Preventive Medicine, 52(5), 387-389. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ypmed.2011.03.010
Objective. To assess the feasibility of a lifestyle intervention, focusing on diet and activity, in adults participating in cardiovascular screening. Methods. The 12-week li...

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