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Barriers and enablers to diabetic retinopathy screening attendance: protocol for a systematic review (2016-08-11) - Journal articleBackground : Diabetic retinopathy is a serious complication of diabetes which, if left untreated, can result in blindness. Population screening among people with diabetes has been shown to be clinically effective; however, ...
Total synthesis of dehaloperophoramidine using a highly diastereoselective Hosomi-Sakurai reaction (2016-08-05) - Journal articleThe synthesis of dehaloperophoramidine, a non-halogenated derivative of the marine natural product perophoramidine, is reported. The key steps included a [3,3]-Claisen rearrangement and an epoxide opening/allylsilylation ...
Delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol protects against MPP+ toxicity in SH-SY5Y cells by restoring proteins involved in mitochondrial biogenesis (2016-06-27) - Journal articleProliferator-activated receptor γ (PPARγ) activation can result in transcription of proteins involved in oxidative stress defence and mitochondrial biogenesis which could rescue mitochondrial dysfunction in Parkinson's ...
(2016-07-29) - Journal articleBackground: Significant challenges exist within primary care services in the United Kingdom (UK). These include meeting current demand, financial pressures, an aging population and an increase in multi-morbidity. Psychological ...