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The impact of the coronavirus disease of 2019 on research (2020)
Journal Article
Alsiri, N. F., Alhadhoud, M. A., & Palmer, S. (in press). The impact of the coronavirus disease of 2019 on research. Journal of Clinical Epidemiology, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jclinepi.2020.09.040

The World Health Organization declared the coronavirus disease of 2019 (COVID-19) as a pandemic. Extreme control measures have been applied globally. Borders between countries have been closed, and quarantining and physical distancing have been pract... Read More about The impact of the coronavirus disease of 2019 on research.

Communicating science: lessons from a Twitterstorm (2019)
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Little, H. (2019). Communicating science: lessons from a Twitterstorm. JCOM: Journal of Science Communication, 18(4), https://doi.org/10.22323/2.18040101

In early August 2019, the U.S.A. saw 2 significant mass shootings in just 48 hours. On Twitter, Neil deGrasse Tyson responded with a tweet to his millions of followers. He outlined the number of deaths in 48 hours from other causes, and seemed to dis... Read More about Communicating science: lessons from a Twitterstorm.

Clinically important sport‐related traumatic brain injuries in children (2019)
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Eapen, N., Davis, G. A., Borland, M. L., Phillips, N., Oakley, E., Hearps, S., …Babl, F. E. (2019). Clinically important sport‐related traumatic brain injuries in children. The Medical journal of Australia, 211(8), 365-366. https://doi.org/10.5694/mja2.50311

Sports participation by children and adolescents is generally high in Australia and New Zealand,1, 2 and many children sustain head injuries of varying severity during such activities. Concussion has received increasing attention, but less is known a... Read More about Clinically important sport‐related traumatic brain injuries in children.

Observed controls on resilience of groundwater to climate variability in sub-Saharan Africa (2019)
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Cuthbert, M. O., Taylor, R. G., Favreau, G., Todd, M. C., Shamsudduha, M., Villholth, K. G., …Kukuric, N. (2019). Observed controls on resilience of groundwater to climate variability in sub-Saharan Africa. Nature, 572(7768), 230-234. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41586-019-1441-7

Groundwater in sub-Saharan Africa supports livelihoods and poverty alleviation maintains vital ecosystems, and strongly influences terrestrial water and energy budgets. Yet the hydrological processes that govern groundwater recharge and sustainabilit... Read More about Observed controls on resilience of groundwater to climate variability in sub-Saharan Africa.

Dual target strategy: a proposal to mitigate the risk of overtreatment and enhance patient satisfaction in rheumatoid arthritis (2018)
Journal Article
Ferreira, R. J. O., Ndosi, M., de Wit, M., Santos, E. J. F., Duarte, C., Jacobs, J. W. G., …da Silva, J. A. P. (2019). Dual target strategy: a proposal to mitigate the risk of overtreatment and enhance patient satisfaction in rheumatoid arthritis. Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases, 78(10), e109. https://doi.org/10.1136/annrheumdis-2018-214199

Commentary - abstract not available.

Re: An investigation of public attitudes towards dementia in Bristol and South Gloucestershire using an online version of the Approaches to Dementia Questionnaire (2018)
Journal Article
Cheston, R., Hancock, J., & White, P. (2018). Re: An investigation of public attitudes towards dementia in Bristol and South Gloucestershire using an online version of the Approaches to Dementia Questionnaire. International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, 33(2), 433-434. https://doi.org/10.1002/gps.4740

Letter accepted for publication in the International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry

E-letter: Follow-up after arthroplasty of the hip and knee: Are we over-servicing or under-caring? (2018)
Journal Article
Smith, L. K., & Stone, M. (2018). E-letter: Follow-up after arthroplasty of the hip and knee: Are we over-servicing or under-caring?. Bone and Joint Journal, 100B(1), 6-10. https://doi.org/10.1302....100B1.BJJ-2017-0779.R1

© 2018 The British Editorial Society of Bone & Joint Surgery. The number of arthroplasties of the hip and knee is predicted to increase rapidly during the next 20 years. Accompanying this is the dilemma of how to follow-up these patients appropriat... Read More about E-letter: Follow-up after arthroplasty of the hip and knee: Are we over-servicing or under-caring?.

Mental health in BME groups with diabetes: an overlooked issue? (2017)
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Regmi, P. R., Regmi, P. R., Alloh, F., Pant, P. R., Simkhada, P., & van Teijlingen, E. (2017). Mental health in BME groups with diabetes: an overlooked issue?. Lancet, 389(10072), 904-905. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736%2817%2930051-X

A recent commentary in The Lancet emphasised the effect of mental health on diabetes. We would particularly like to highlight the mental health issues of black and minority ethnic (BME) populations with diabetes in the UK, owing to the considerably h... Read More about Mental health in BME groups with diabetes: an overlooked issue?.

Ecological impact assessments fail to reduce risk of bat casualties at wind farms (2016)
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Lintott, P., Richardson, S., Hosken, D., Fensome, S., & Mathews, F. (2016). Ecological impact assessments fail to reduce risk of bat casualties at wind farms. Current Biology, 26(21), R1135-R1136. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cub.2016.10.003

Demand for renewable energy is rising exponentially. While this has benefits in reducing greenhouse gas emissions, there may be costs to biodiversity [1]. Environmental Impact Assessments (EIAs) are the main tool used across the world to predict the... Read More about Ecological impact assessments fail to reduce risk of bat casualties at wind farms.

Letter: Faecal volatile organic metabolites, promising biomarkers in inflammatory bowel disease and Letter: Faecal volatile organic metabolites as novel diagnostic biomarkers in inflammatory bowel disease. Authors' reply (2016)
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Ratcliffe, N., Ahmed, I., Greenwood, R., Costello, B., Ratcliffe, N. M., & Probert, C. (2016). Letter: Faecal volatile organic metabolites, promising biomarkers in inflammatory bowel disease and Letter: Faecal volatile organic metabolites as novel diagnostic biomarkers in inflammatory bowel disease. Authors' reply. Alimentary Pharmacology and Therapeutics, 43(11), 1241-1242. https://doi.org/10.1111/apt.13617

The aetiology of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) remains poorly understood. Recent evidence suggests an important role of gut microbial dysbiosis in IBD, and this may be associated with changes in faecal volatile organic metabolites (VOMs).To descri... Read More about Letter: Faecal volatile organic metabolites, promising biomarkers in inflammatory bowel disease and Letter: Faecal volatile organic metabolites as novel diagnostic biomarkers in inflammatory bowel disease. Authors' reply.

Energy drinks mixed with alcohol: Are there any risks? (2015)
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Verster, J. C., Alford, C., Scholey, A., & Verster, J. C. (2015). Energy drinks mixed with alcohol: Are there any risks?. Nutrition Reviews, 73(11), 796-798. https://doi.org/10.1093/nutrit/nuv036

There have now been a number of publications, including laboratory studies and surveys, on alcohol mixed with energy drinks. Some authors have highlighted problems associated with consumption of this beverage combination, including reduced perception... Read More about Energy drinks mixed with alcohol: Are there any risks?.