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  • Adult dental anxiety : recent assessment approaches and psychological management in a dental practice setting 

    Humphris, Gerald Michael; Spyt, James; Herbison, Alice; Kelsey, Tom (2016-05) - Journal article
    Dental Anxiety of patients is a common feature of the everyday experience of dental practice. This article advocates the use of regular assessment of this psychological construct to assist in patient management. Various ...
  • An assessment of the population of cotton-top tamarins (Saguinus oedipus) and their habitat in Colombia 

    Savage, Anne; Thomas, Len; Feilen, Katie L.; Kidney, Darren; Soto, Luis H.; Pearson, Mackenzie; Medina, Felix S.; Emeris, German; Guillen, Rosamira R. (2016-12-28) - Journal article
    Numerous animals have declining populations due to habitat loss, illegal wildlife trade, and climate change. The cotton-top tamarin (Saguinus oedipus) is a Critically Endangered primate species, endemic to northwest Colombia, ...
  • Cohort profile : the Scottish Research register SHARE. A register of people interested in research participation linked to NHS data sets 

    McKinstry, Brian; Sullivan, Frank M.; Vasishta, Shobna; Armstrong, Roma; Hanley, Janet; Haughney, John; Philip, Sam; Smith, Blair H.; Wood, Amanda; Palmer, Colin N A (2017-02-01) - Journal article
    Purpose : Recruitment to trials is often difficult. Many trials fail to meet recruitment targets resulting in underpowered studies which waste resources and the time of those who participated. While there is evidence that ...
  • Decomposition of mutational context signatures using quadratic programming methods 

    Lynch, Andy G. (2016-06-07) - Journal article
    Methods for inferring signatures of mutational contexts from large cancer sequencing data sets are invaluable for biological research, but impractical for clinical application where we require tools that decompose the ...
  • Drivers of public attitudes towards small wind turbines in the UK 

    Tatchley, Cerian; Paton, Heather; Robertson, Emma; Minderman, Jeroen; Hanley, Nicholas David; Park, Kirsty (2016-03-24) - Journal article
    Small Wind Turbines (SWTs) are a growing micro-generation industry with over 870,000 installed units worldwide. No research has focussed on public attitudes towards SWTs, despite evidence the perception of such attitudes ...
  • Effects of age and reproductive status on individual foraging site fidelity in a long-lived marine predator 

    Votier, Stephen C.; Fayet, Annette L.; Bearhop, Stuart; Bodey, Thomas W.; Clark, Bethany L.; Grecian, James; Guilford, Tim; Hamer, Keith C.; Jeglinski, Jana W. E.; Morgan, Greg; Wakefield, Ewan; Patrick, Samantha C. (2017-07-26) - Journal article
    Individual foraging specializations, where individuals use a small component of the population niche width, are widespread in nature with important ecological and evolutionary implications. In long-lived animals, foraging ...
  • Factors underlying Ebola virus infection among health workers, Kenema, Sierra Leone, 2014-2015 

    Senga, Mikiko; Pringle, Kimberly; Ramsay, Andrew; Brett-Major, David M.; Fowler, Robert A.; French, Issa; Vandi, Mohamed; Sellu, Josephine; Pratt, Christian; Saidu, Josephine; Shindo, Nahoko; Bausch, Daniel G.; for the Sierra Leone Kenema District Task Force and Kenema General Hospital (2016-08-15) - Journal article
    Background. Ebola virus disease (EVD) in health workers (HWs) has been a major challenge during the 2014-2015 outbreak. We examined factors associated with Ebola virus exposure and mortality in HWs in Kenema District, ...
  • Gene expression changes in diapause or quiescent potato cyst nematode, Globodera pallida, eggs after hydration or exposure to tomato root diffusate 

    Palomares-Rius, Juan Emilio; Hedley, Pete; Cock, Peter J A; Morris, Jenny A.; Jones, John T.; Blok, Vivian C. (2016-02-04) - Journal article
    Plant-parasitic nematodes (PPN) need to be adapted to survive in the absence of a suitable host or in hostile environmental conditions. Various forms of developmental arrest including hatching inhibition and dauer stages ...
  • Health professionals' experiences of tuberculosis cohort audit in the North West of England : a qualitative study 

    Wallis, Selina K.; Jehan, Kate; Woodhead, Mark; Cleary, Paul; Dee, Katie; Farrow, Stacey; McMaster, Paddy; Wake, Carolyn; Walker, Jenny; Sloan, Derek James; Squire, S. B. (2016-03-16) - Journal article
    Objectives. Tuberculosis cohort audit (TBCA) was introduced across the North West (NW) of England in 2012 as an ongoing, multidisciplinary, systematic case review process, designed to improve clinical and public health ...
  • Integration of copy number and transcriptomics provides risk stratification in prostate cancer : a discovery and validation cohort study 

    Ross-Adams, H.; Lamb, A. D.; Dunning, M. J.; Halim, S.; Lindberg, J.; Massie, C. M.; Egevad, L. A.; Russell, R.; Ramos-Montoya, A.; Vowler, S. L.; Sharma, N. L.; Kay, J.; Whitaker, H.; Clark, J.; Hurst, R.; Gnanapragasam, V. J.; Shah, N. C.; Warren, A. Y.; Cooper, C. S.; Lynch, A. G.; Stark, R.; Mills, I. G.; Grönberg, H.; Neal, D. E.; Shaw, Greg; Hori, Satoshi; Baridi, Ajoeb; Tran, Maxine; Wadhwa, Karan; Nelson, Adam; Patel, Keval; Thomas, Benjamin; Luxton, Hayley; Gnanpragasam, Vincent; Doble, Andrew; Kastner, Christof; Aho, Tevita; Haynes, Beverley; Partridge, Wendy; Cromwell, Elizabeth; Sangrasi, Asif; Burge, Jo; George, Anne; Stearn, Sara; Corcoran, Marie; Coret, Hansley; Basnett, Gillian; Francis, Indu; Whitington, Thomas; Yuan, Yinyin; Rueda, Oscar; Hadfield, James; Howat, Will; Miller, Jodi; Brewer, Daniel; CamCaP Study Group (2015-09) - Journal article
    Background : Understanding the heterogeneous genotypes and phenotypes of prostate cancer is fundamental to improving the way we treat this disease. As yet, there are no validated descriptions of prostate cancer subgroups ...
  • Long-term culture of human breast cancer specimens and their analysis using optical projection tomography 

    Leeper, Alexander D; Farrell, Joanne; Dixon, J Michael; Wedden, Sarah E; Harrison, David J; Katz, Elad (2011-07-29) - Journal article
    Breast cancer is a leading cause of mortality in the Western world. It is well established that the spread of breast cancer, first locally and later distally, is a major factor in patient prognosis. Experimental systems ...
  • Mining human prostate cancer datasets : the “camcAPP” shiny app 

    Dunning, Mark J.; Vowler, Sarah L.; Lalonde, Emilie; Ross-Adams, Helen; Boutros, Paul; Mills, Ian G.; Lynch, Andy G.; Lamb, Alastair D. (2017-03) - Journal item
  • The role of delamanid in the treatment of drug-resistant tuberculosis 

    Lewis, Joseph M.; Sloan, Derek James (2015-05-13) - Journal item
    Tuberculosis (TB) remains a significant cause of death worldwide, and emergence of drug-resistant TB requires lengthy treatments with toxic drugs that are less effective than their first-line equivalents. New treatments ...
  • Separating underwater ambient noise from flow noise recorded on stereo acoustic tags attached to marine mammals 

    von Benda-Beckmann, Alexander M.; Wensveen, Paul Jacobus; Samarra, Filipa I. P.; Beerens, S. Peter; Miller, Patrick J. O. (2016-08-03) - Journal article
    Sound-recording acoustic tags attached to marine animals are commonly used in behavioural studies. Measuring ambient noise is of interest to efforts to understand responses of marine mammals to anthropogenic underwater ...
  • Spatial models of abundance and habitat preferences of Commerson’s and Peale’s dolphin in southern Patagonian waters 

    Dellabianca, Natalia A.; Pierce, Graham J.; Rey, Andrea Raya; Scioscia, Gabriela; Miller, David L.; Torres, Mónica A.; Viola, M. Natalia Paso; Goodall, R. Natalie P; Schiavini, Adrián C M (2016-10-26) - Journal article
    Commerson’s dolphins (Cephalorhynchus c. commersonii) and Peale’s dolphins (Lagenorhynchus australis) are two of the most common species of cetaceans in the coastal waters of southwest South Atlantic Ocean. Both species ...
  • Spatial variability in condition of southern rock lobsters (Jasus edwardsii) at the start of the Tasmanian fishing season 

    Mendo, Tania; Simon, Cedric; Green, Bridget; Gardner, Caleb (2016-11-15) - Journal article
    The southern rock lobster (Jasus edwardsii) industry in Australia favours red lobsters, which are usually caught in shallow waters, over paler (brindle) lobsters. This preference is driven partly by the Chinese market, ...
  • Travel fosters tool use in wild chimpanzees 

    Gruber, Thibaud; Zuberbühler, Klaus; Neumann, Christof (2016-07-19) - Journal article
    Ecological variation influences the appearance and maintenance of tool use in animals, either due to necessity or opportunity, but little is known about the relative importance of these two factors. Here, we combined ...
  • A validated normative model for human uterine volume from birth to age 40 years 

    Kelsey, Thomas W; Ginbey, Eleanor; Chowdhury, Moti M; Bath, Louise E; Anderson, Richard A; Wallace, W Hamish B (2016-06-13) - Journal article
    Transabdominal pelvic ultrasound and/or pelvic Magnetic Resonance Imaging are safe, accurate and non - invasive means of determining the size and configuration of the internal female genitalia. The assessment of uterine ...
  • Vocal correlates of individual sooty mangabey travel speed and direction 

    Neumann, Christof; Zuberbühler, Klaus (2016-07-28) - Journal article
    Many group-living animals coordinate movements with acoustic signals, but so far most studies have focused on how group movements are initiated. In this study, we investigated movement patterns of wild sooty mangabeys ...
  • Whole-genome sequencing of nine esophageal adenocarcinoma cell lines 

    Contino, Gianmarco; Eldridge, Matthew D.; Secrier, Maria; Bower, Lawrence; Elliott, Rachael Fels; Weaver, Jamie; Lynch, Andy G.; Edwards, Paul A.W.; Fitzgerald, Rebecca C. (2016-06-10) - Journal article
    Esophageal adenocarcinoma (EAC) is highly mutated and molecularly heterogeneous. The number of cell lines available for study is limited and their genome has been only partially characterized. The availability of an accurate ...