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  • Corticosteroids for Bell's palsy (idiopathic facial paralysis) 

    Madhok, Vishnu B.; Gagyor, Ildiko; Daly, Fergus; Somasundara, Dhruvashree; Sullivan, Michael; Gammie, Fiona; Sullivan, Frank (2016-07-18) - Journal item
    Background : Inflammation and oedema of the facial nerve are implicated in causing Bell's palsy. Corticosteroids have a potent anti-inflammatory action that should minimise nerve damage. This is an update of a review first ...
  • COS-Burst: observations of the impact of starburst-driven winds on the properties of the circum-galactic medium 

    Heckman, Timothy; Borthakur, Sanchayeeta; Wild, Vivienne; Schiminovich, David; Bordoloi, Rongmon (2017-07-01) - Journal article
    We report on observations made with the Cosmic Origins Spectrograph (COS) on the Hubble Space Telescope (HST) using background QSOs to probe the circum-galactic medium (CGM) around 17 low-redshift galaxies thatare undergoing ...
  • Cosmetic Japaneseness : cultural erasure and cultural performance in japanese film exports (2000-2010) 

    Dorman, Andrew (University of St Andrews, 2014-06-26) - Thesis
    Since the introduction of film to Japan in the 1890s, Japanese cinema has been continually influenced by transnational processes of film production, distribution, promotion, and reception. This has led inevitably to questions ...
  • Cosmic downsizing of powerful radio galaxies to low radio luminosities 

    Rigby, E.E.; Argyle, Joshua; Best, P.N.; Rosario, D.; Röttgering, H.J.A. (2015-09) - Journal article
    Aims. At bright radio powers (P1.4 GHz > 1025 W/Hz) the space density of the most powerful sources peaks at higher redshift than that of their weaker counterparts. This paper establishes whether this luminosity-dependent ...
  • The cosmic web unravelled : a study of filamentary structure in the Galaxy and Mass Assembly survey 

    Alpaslan, Mehmet (University of St Andrews, 2014-06-25) - Thesis
    I have investigated the properties of the large scale structure of the nearby Universe using data from the Galaxy and Mass Assembly survey (GAMA). I generated complementary halo mass estimates for all groups in the GAMA ...
  • Cosmogenic exposure age constraints on deglaciation and flow behaviour of a marine-based ice stream in western Scotland, 21–16 ka 

    Small, David; Benetti, Sara; Dove, Dayton; Ballantyne, Colin K.; Fabel, Derek; Clark, Chris D.; Gheorghiu, Delia M.; Newall, Jennifer; Xu, Sheng (2017-07-01) - Journal article
    Understanding how marine-based ice streams operated during episodes of deglaciation requires geochronological data that constrain both timing of deglaciation and changes in their flow behaviour, such as that from unconstrained ...
  • Cosmological implications of baryon acoustic oscillation measurements 

    Aubourg, Éric; Bailey, Stephen; Bautista, Julian E.; Beutler, Florian; Bhardwaj, Vaishali; Bizyaev, Dmitry; Blanton, Michael; Blomqvist, Michael; Bolton, Adam S.; Bovy, Jo; Brewington, Howard; Brinkmann, J.; Brownstein, Joel R.; Burden, Angela; Busca, Nicolás G.; Carithers, William; Chuang, Chia-Hsun; Comparat, Johan; Croft, Rupert A. C.; Cuesta, Antonio J.; Dawson, Kyle S.; Delubac, Timothée; Eisenstein, Daniel J.; Font-Ribera, Andreu; Ge, Jian; Le Goff, J.-M.; Gontcho, Satya Gontcho A.; Gott, J. Richard; Gunn, James E.; Guo, Hong; Guy, Julien; Hamilton, Jean-Christophe; Ho, Shirley; Honscheid, Klaus; Howlett, Cullan; Kirkby, David; Kitaura, Francisco S.; Kneib, Jean-Paul; Lee, Khee-Gan; Long, Dan; Lupton, Robert H.; Magaña, Mariana Vargas; Malanushenko, Viktor; Malanushenko, Elena; Manera, Marc; Maraston, Claudia; Margala, Daniel; McBride, Cameron K.; Miralda-Escudé, Jordi; Myers, Adam D.; Nichol, Robert C.; Noterdaeme, Pasquier; Nuza, Sebastián E.; Olmstead, Matthew D.; Oravetz, Daniel; Pâris, Isabelle; Padmanabhan, Nikhil; Palanque-Delabrouille, Nathalie; Pan, Kaike; Pellejero-Ibanez, Marcos; Percival, Will J.; Petitjean, Patrick; Pieri, Matthew M.; Prada, Francisco; Reid, Beth; Rich, James; Roe, Natalie A.; Ross, Ashley J.; Ross, Nicholas P.; Rossi, Graziano; Rubiño-Martín, Jose Alberto; Sánchez, Ariel G.; Samushia, Lado; Santos, Ricardo Tanausú Génova; Scóccola, Claudia G.; Schlegel, David J.; Schneider, Donald P.; Seo, Hee-Jong; Sheldon, Erin; Simmons, Audrey; Skibba, Ramin A.; Slosar, Anže; Strauss, Michael A.; Thomas, Daniel; Tinker, Jeremy L.; Tojeiro, Rita; Vazquez, Jose Alberto; Viel, Matteo; Wake, David A.; Weaver, Benjamin A.; Weinberg, David H.; Wood-Vasey, W. M.; Yèche, Christophe; Zehavi, Idit; Zhao, Gong-Bo; BOSS Collaboration, [Unknown] (2015-12-14) - Journal article
    We derive constraints on cosmological parameters and tests of dark energy models from the combination of baryon acoustic oscillation (BAO) measurements with cosmic microwave background (CMB) data and a recent reanalysis ...
  • Cosmology with AGN dust time lags -- Simulating the new VEILS survey 

    Hönig, S. F.; Watson, D.; Kishimoto, M.; Gandhi, P.; Goad, M.; Horne, K.; Shankar, F.; Banerji, M.; Boulderstone, B.; Jarvis, M.; Smith, M.; Sullivan, M. (2017-01-11) - Journal article
    The time lag between optical and near-infrared continuum emission in active galactic nuclei (AGN) shows a tight correlation with luminosity and has been proposed as a standardizable candle for cosmology. In this paper, we ...
  • Cosmopolitanism in Europe-in-crisis : the cases of the EU, Greece and Turkey 

    Angelopoulou, Maria (University of St Andrews, 2014) - Thesis
    Adopting a critical cosmopolitan outlook the thesis identifies a constructive engagement with the European project at a time when the crisis of the Euro-zone is still threatening the very existence of the European Union. ...
  • Cosmopolitics : collected papers of the Open Anthropology Cooperative, volume I 

    Shaffner, Justin; Wardle, Huon; University of St Andrews. Social Anthropology (Open Anthropology Cooperative Press, 2017-01-07) - Book
    Edited papers of the Open Anthropology Cooperative, an open-access, non-copyright, open-membership forum for anthropological discussion.
  • Cost and policy implications of agricultural pollution, with special reference to pesticides 

    Wilson, Clevo (University of St Andrews, 1999) - Thesis
    Modem commercial agricultural practices involving chemical inputs such as fertilisers and pesticides have been associated with huge increases in food production never witnessed before, and in the case of cereal production ...
  • Cost of borrowing shocks and fiscal adjustment 

    de Groot, Oliver; Holm-Hadulla, F.; Leiner-Killinger, N. (2015-12) - Journal article
    Do capital markets impose fiscal discipline? To answer this question, we estimate the fiscal response to a change in the interest rate paid by 14 European governments over four decades in a panel VAR, using sign restrictions ...
  • The cost of display switching : a comparison of mobile, large display and hybrid UI configurations 

    Rashid, Umar; Nacenta, Miguel A.; Quigley, Aaron (ACM, 2012-05-21) - Conference item
    Attaching a large external display can help a mobile device user view more content at once. This paper reports on a study investigating how different configurations of input and output across displays affect performance, ...
  • The cost of political intervention in monetary policy 

    Cobham, David; Papadopoulos, Athanasios; Zis, George (School of Economics and Finance, University of St Andrews., 2001) - Working or discussion paper
    Data from a unique monetary ‘experiment’ conducted in the UK during the period 1994-97 are used to investigate the cost of political intervention in monetary policy. The paper finds that the difference between government ...
  • The cost of virtue : reward as well as feedback are required to reduce user ICT power consumption 

    Yu, Yi; Bhatti, Saleem N. (ACM, 2014-06-11) - Conference item
    We show that students in a school lab environment will change their behaviour to be more energy efficient, when appropriate incentives are in place, and when measurement-based, real-time feedback about their energy usage ...
  • Cost-effectiveness of internal limiting membrane peeling versus no peeling for patients with an idiopathic full-thickness macular hole : results from a randomised controlled trial 

    Ternent, Laura; Vale, Luke; Boachie, Charles; Burr, Jennifer M.; Lois, Noemi; Full-Thickness Macular Hole (2012-03) - Journal article
    Aim To determine whether internal limiting membrane (ILM) peeling is cost-effective compared with no peeling for patients with an idiopathic stage 2 or 3 full-thickness macular hole. Methods A cost-effectiveness analysis ...
  • Cost-effectiveness of ultrasound-guided foam sclerotherapy, endovenous laser ablation or surgery as treatment for primary varicose veins from the randomized CLASS trial 

    Tassie, E.; Scotland, G.; Brittenden, J.; Cotton, S. C.; Elders, A.; Campbell, M. K.; Campbell, B.; Gough, M.; Burr, J. M.; Ramsay, C. R.; CLASS Study Team (2014-11) - Journal article
    Background: The treatment of patients with varicose veins constitutes a considerable workload and financial burden to the National Health Service. This study aimed to assess the cost-effectiveness of ultrasound-guided foam ...
  • The costs and benefits of multiple mating in a mostly monandrous wasp 

    Boulton, Rebecca; Shuker, David Michael (2015-04) - Journal article
    The taxonomically widespread nature of polyandry remains a puzzle. Much of the empirical work regarding the costs and benefits of multiple mating to females has, for obvious reasons, relied on species that are already ...
  • Could a change in magnetic field geometry cause the break in the wind-activity relation? 

    Vidotto, Aline; Donati, J.-F.; Jardine, Moira Mary; See, Wyke Chun Victor; Petit, P.; Boisse, I.; Boro Saikia, S.; Hébrard, E.; Jeffers, Sandra Victoria; Marsden, S. C.; Morin, J. (2016-01-01) - Journal article
    Wood et al. suggested that mass-loss rate is a function of X-ray flux (dot{M}∝ F_x^{1.34}) for dwarf stars with Fx ≲ Fx,6 ≡ 106 erg cm-2 s-1. However, more active stars do not obey this relation. These authors suggested ...
  • Could molecular pathology testing in lung cancer be more cost effective? 

    Walsh, Kathy; Kheng, Yuan; Oniscu, Anca; Harrison, David James; Wallace, William (2016-10) - Journal article
    Aims: EGFR and ALK analysis is routinely undertaken prior to targeted treatment of non-squamous non-small cell lung carcinoma (NSCLC). Increasingly limited resources require molecular pathology services to be cost effective ...