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Growth differentiation factor 5: a neurotrophic factor with neuroprotective potential in Parkinson's disease.

Susan R Goulding, Jayanth Anantha, Louise M Collins, Aideen M Sullivan, Gerard W O'Keeffe,

Parkinson's disease is the most common movement disorder worldwide, affecting over 6 million people. It is an age-related disease, occurring in 1% of people over the age of 60, and 3% of the population over 80 years. The disease is characterized by the progressive loss of midbrain dopaminergic neurons from ... Read more >>

Neural Regen Res (Neural regeneration research)
[2022, 17(1):38-44]

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A qualitative study of parental views of HPV vaccination in Ireland.

Stephanie Creed, Elaine Walsh, Tony Foley,

<h4>Background</h4>Despite significant evidence supporting the Human Papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine in the prevention of cervical cancer, uptake of this vaccine is below target in many countries. HPV uptake in Ireland has declined from 87% in 2014-15 to 51% in 2016-17 and currently remains suboptimal at 64.1% in 2017-18.<h4>Objectives</h4>This study aimed to ... Read more >>

Eur J Gen Pract (The European journal of general practice)
[2021, 27(1):1-9]

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COVID-19's impact on primary care and related mitigation strategies: A scoping review.

Jayleigh Lim, John Broughan, Des Crowley, Brendan O'Kelly, Ronan Fawsitt, Mary Carmel Burke, Geoff McCombe, John S Lambert, Walter Cullen,

<h4>Background</h4>The COVID-19 pandemic has had a substantial impact on primary care throughout Europe and globally.<h4>Objectives</h4>This review aims to ascertain how the pandemic has impacted primary care service provision/patients and to examine strategies to mitigate these impacts.<h4>Methods</h4>The scoping review framework comprised a six-stage process developed by Arksey and O'Malley. The search ... Read more >>

Eur J Gen Pract (The European journal of general practice)
[2021, 27(1):166-175]

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A multi-perspective exploration of the understanding of patient complaints and their potential for patient safety improvement in general practice.

Emily O'Dowd, Sinead Lydon, Paul O'Connor,

<h4>Background</h4>Healthcare complaints are an under utilised source of information for safety improvement, particularly in general practice settings. Within general practice in Ireland, complaints management is dependent on individual practice policies, with little standardisation nationally, impeding their use for safety improvement. There is a need to understand factors that contribute to ... Read more >>

Eur J Gen Pract (The European journal of general practice)
[2021, 27(1):35-44]

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Editors' choice: the most valued articles published in the European Journal of General Practice in 2020.

Carl Llor, Jelle Stoffers,

Eur J Gen Pract (The European journal of general practice)
[2021, 27(1):140-141]

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Asian medical students' attitudes towards professionalism.

Nirmalatiban Parthiban, Fiona Boland, Darlina Hani Fadil Azim, Teresa Pawlikowska, Marié T O'Shea, Mohamad Hasif Jaafar, Karen Morgan,

<b>Background:</b> Professionalism is the basis of trust in patient-physician relationships; however, there is very limited evidence focusing on attitudes towards professionalism among medical students. Hence, the main aim of our study was to investigate Malaysian medical students' attitudes towards professionalism with specific emphasis on the comparison between pre-clinical and clinical ... Read more >>

Med Educ Online (Medical education online)
[2021, 26(1):1927466]

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Thermoplastic Microfluidics.

Per Magnus Kristiansen, Agnieszka Karpik, Jerome Werder, Marco Guilherme, Michael Grob,

Thermoplastic polymers are besides glass the material of choice for the industrialization of microfluidic and organ-on-chip applications. In most cases, however, such devices are developed on the basis standard lithographic clean room technologies and subsequent casting into PDMS. This results in comparably fast progress in the development of functional designs ... Read more >>

Methods Mol Biol (Methods in molecular biology (Clifton, N.J.))
[2022, 2373:39-55]

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A qualitative exploration of post-primary educators' attitudes regarding the promotion of student wellbeing.

David Byrne, Dr Aiden Carthy,

<b>Purpose</b>: The success of measures aimed at promoting student health and wellbeing is greatly informed by the attitudes and perceptions of the educators assigned to implement these measures. The aim of this study was to examine the attitudes of post-primary educators in Ireland regarding the promotion of student wellbeing.<b>Method</b>: Semi-structured ... Read more >>

Int J Qual Stud Health Well-being (International journal of qualitative studies on health and well-being)
[2021, 16(1):1946928]

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The reported effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on people with intellectual disability and their carers: a scoping review.

Owen Doody, Paul M Keenan,

<h4>Background</h4>People with an intellectual disability are a vulnerable group during COVID-19 due to multi-morbidity, frailty, underlying conditions/health problems, social circumstances and limitations in understanding. This place them at greater risk of more severe outcomes from COVID-19.<h4>Objective</h4>To chart the evidence of the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on people with intellectual ... Read more >>

Ann Med (Annals of medicine)
[2021, 53(1):786-804]

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Self-managed abortion: a constellation of actors, a cacophony of laws?

Lucía Berro Pizzarossa, Rishita Nandagiri,

Sex Reprod Health Matters (Sexual and reproductive health matters)
[2021, 29(1):1899764]

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Aligning with the flow of control: A grounded theory study of choice and autonomy in decision-making practices of people with intellectual disabilities.

Eileen Carey,

<b>Purpose</b>: Choice and autonomy are recognized as values facilitating genuine self-determination. Subsequently greater understanding of these concepts in decision-making practices of adults with intellectual disabilities is required. <b>Aims</b>: The twofold aim of this research study was to ascertain the core concern (most important issue) for adults with intellectual disabilities as ... Read more >>

Int J Qual Stud Health Well-being (International journal of qualitative studies on health and well-being)
[2021, 16(1):1857053]

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Core curriculum in pathology for future Irish medical students.

Hilary Humphreys, Niall Stevens, Louise Burke, Mariam Sheehan, Siobhán Glavey, Mary Keogan, Erum Rasheed, ,

Pathology is important in training to become a medical doctor but as curricula become more integrated, there is a risk that key aspects of pathology may be excluded. Following a survey of the current delivery of teaching in Ireland under the auspices of the Faculty of Pathology at the Royal ... Read more >>

Ir J Med Sci (Irish journal of medical science)
[2021, :]

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Transition to clinical practice during the COVID-19 pandemic: a qualitative study of young doctors' experiences in Brazil and Ireland.

Erik Montagna, Jessica Donohoe, Victor Zaia, Eileen Duggan, Paula O'Leary, John Waddington, Colm O'Tuathaigh,

<h4>Objectives</h4>To explore and compare the perspectives of junior doctors in Brazil and Ireland regarding transition and professional socialisation during the COVID-19 pandemic, with the purpose of identifying better ways to support doctors as they assume their new professional role.<h4>Design</h4>27 semistructured interviews. Transcripts were analysed using qualitative thematic analysis. Cruess' framework ... Read more >>

BMJ Open (BMJ open)
[2021, 11(9):e053423]

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The birthing room and its influence on the promotion of a normal physiological childbirth - a qualitative interview study with midwives in Sweden.

Anna Andrén, Cecily Begley, Helena Dahlberg, Marie Berg,

The birthing room is a major workplace for midwives but how it influences them in practice is not enough investigated.<b>Purpose</b>: This study aimed to explore midwives´ experiences of how the birthing room affects them in their work to promote a normal physiological birth.<b>Methods</b>: A phenomenological reflective lifeworld research approach was ... Read more >>

Int J Qual Stud Health Well-being (International journal of qualitative studies on health and well-being)
[2021, 16(1):1939937]

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First detected case of rabbit Haemorrhagic disease virus 2 (RHDV2) in the Irish hare (Lepus timidus hibernicus).

Aideen Kennedy, Louise Britton, Andrew W Byrne, Christina Byrne, Mícheál Casey, Orla Flynn, Jose Maria Lozano, Ferdia Marnell, Maire McElroy, Neil Reid, Margaret Wilson, William FitzGerald,

<h4>Background</h4>Rabbit haemorrhagic disease virus (RHDV) is a Lagovirus, a subgroup of the family Caliciviridae. RHDV2 is a variant first described in France in 2010, and has since spread globally. It has been reported in several Lagomorph species (rabbits, hares, and their relatives) as well as other mammals including voles and ... Read more >>

Ir Vet J (Irish veterinary journal)
[2021, 74(1):25]

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Haematological parameters and coagulation in umbilical cord blood following COVID-19 infection in pregnancy

Claire A. Murphy, Daniel P. O'reilly, Osasere Edebiri, Luisa Weiss, Sarah Cullivan, Afif EL-Khuffash, Emma Doyle, Jennifer C. Donnelly, Fergal D. Malone, Wendy Ferguson, Richard J. Drew, John O'loughlin, Elaine Neary, Patricia B. Maguire, Barry Kevane, Fionnuala Níainle, naomi Mccallion,

<h4>Objective</h4> The aim of this study was to evaluate infants, born to women with SARS-CoV-2 detected during pregnancy, for evidence of haematological abnormalities or hypercoagulability in umbilical cord blood. Study Design: This was a prospective observational case-control study of infants born to women who had SARS-CoV-2 RNA detected by PCR ... Read more >>

Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol (European journal of obstetrics, gynecology, and reproductive biology)
[2021, :]

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The foreign body response to an implantable therapeutic reservoir in a diabetic rodent model.

Rachel Beatty, Chuan-En Lu, Julia Marzi, Ruth E Levey, Daniel Carvajal-Berrio, Giulia Lattanzi, Robert Wylie, Raymond O'Connor, Eimear Wallace, Giulio Ghersi, Monica Salamone, Eimear Dolan, Shannon Layland, Katja Schenke-Layland, Garry Duffy,

Advancements in type 1 diabetes mellitus treatments have vastly improved in recent years. The move towards a bioartificial pancreas and other fully implantable systems could help restore patient's glycaemic control. However, the long-term success of implantable medical devices is often hindered by the foreign body response. Fibrous encapsulation 'walls off' ... Read more >>

Tissue Eng Part C Methods (Tissue engineering. Part C, Methods)
[2021, :]

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Comparisons of disease cluster patterns, prevalence and health factors in the USA, Canada, England and Ireland.

Belinda Hernández, Stacey Voll, Nathan A Lewis, Cathal McCrory, Arthur White, Lucy Stirland, Rose Anne Kenny, Richard Reilly, Craig P Hutton, Lauren E Griffith, Susan A Kirkland, Graciela Muniz Terrera, Scott M Hofer,

<h4>Background</h4>Identification of those who are most at risk of developing specific patterns of disease across different populations is required for directing public health policy. Here, we contrast prevalence and patterns of cross-national disease incidence, co-occurrence and related risk factors across population samples from the U.S., Canada, England and Ireland.<h4>Methods</h4>Participants (n = 62,111) ... Read more >>

BMC Public Health (BMC public health)
[2021, 21(1):1674]

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Identifying hot spots for harm and blind spots across the care pathway from patient complaints about general practice.

Emily O'Dowd, Sinéad Lydon, Kathryn Lambe, Chris Rudland, Aoife Hilton, Paul O'Connor,

<h4>Introduction</h4>Healthcare complaints are underutilized for quality improvement in general practice. Systematic analysis of complaints has identified hot spots (areas across the care pathway where issues occur frequently) and blind spots (areas across the care pathway that cannot be observed by staff) in secondary care. The Healthcare Complaints Analysis Tool (HCAT) ... Read more >>

Fam Pract (Family practice)
[2021, :]

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Evaluation of molecular testing for Mycoplasma genitalium for symptomatic women.

Carina Brehony, Maeve Eogan, John S Lambert, Richard J Drew,

Mycoplasma genitalium is an emerging cause of sexually transmitted infections (STI) with a capacity to rapidly develop antibiotic resistance. The aim of this work was to carry out an evaluation and descriptive analysis of routine molecular testing of M. genitalium in symptomatic women at the Rotunda Hospital, Dublin January 2018-December ... Read more >>

Ir J Med Sci (Irish journal of medical science)
[2021, :]

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Psychological impairment and extreme weather event (EWE) exposure, 1980-2020: A global pooled analysis integrating mental health and well-being metrics.

C Chique, P Hynds, M M Nyhan, S Lambert, M Boudou, J O'Dwyer,

Extreme Weather Events (EWEs) impose a substantial health and socio-economic burden on exposed populations. Projected impacts on public health, based on increasing EWE frequencies since the 1950s, alongside evidence of human-mediated climatic change represents a growing concern. To date, the impacts of EWEs on mental health remain ambiguous, largely due ... Read more >>

Int J Hyg Environ Health (International journal of hygiene and environmental health)
[2021, 238:113840]

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Opportunities for Improved Potato Late Blight Management in the Republic of Ireland: Field Evaluation of the Modified Irish Rules Crop Disease Risk Prediction Model.

Mladen Cucak, Rafael de Andrade Moral, Rowan Fealy, Keith Lambkin, Steven Kildea,

Potato late blight remains the most significant disease threat of potato cultivation globally, often requiring expensive, time-consuming, and environmentally unfriendly approaches to disease management. The goal of this research was to evaluate whether an estimation of potato late blight risk based on environmental factors can be reliably used to adjust ... Read more >>

Phytopathology (Phytopathology)
[2021, :PHYTO01200011R]

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The Clinical Application of Urine Soluble CD163 in ANCA-Associated Vasculitis.

Sarah Moran, Jennifer Scott, Michael Clarkson, Niall Conlon, Jean Dunne, Matthew Griffin, Tomas Griffin, Elizabeth Groarke, John Holian, Conor Judge, Jason Wyse, Matthias Kretzler, Kirsty McLoughlin, Paul O'Hara, Mark Little,

<b>Background</b> Up to 70% of patients with ANCA-associated vasculitis (AAV) develop glomerulonephritis, with 26% progressing to ESKD. Diagnostic-grade and noninvasive tools to detect active renal inflammation are needed. Urinary soluble CD163 (sCD163) is a promising biomarker of active renal vasculitis, but a diagnostic-grade assay, assessment of its utility in prospective ... Read more >>

J Am Soc Nephrol (Journal of the American Society of Nephrology : JASN)
[2021, :]

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Rapid transition to home omalizumab treatment for chronic spontaneous urticaria during the COVID-19 pandemic: a patient perspective.

Catherine King, Fionnuala Cox, Anne Sloan, Patricia McCrea, J David Edgar, Niall Conlon,

Efforts to reduce non-urgent hospital attendances during the COVID-19 pandemic have been the focus of much attention by healthcare professionals worldwide. In Ireland due to funding constraints omalizumab has only been available for hospital-based administration. Fifty-eight patients with chronic spontaneous urticaria and angioedema (CSU) receiving omalizumab in our centre were ... Read more >>

World Allergy Organ J (The World Allergy Organization journal)
[2021, :]

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PD-1 inhibitors in esophageal cancer: a systematic review of the oncological outcomes associated with PD-1 blockade and the evolving therapeutic paradigm.

J Whooley, M Alazzawi, N E Donlon, J C Bolger, W B Robb,

Patients with esophageal or gastroesophageal junction (GEJ) cancer who fail to respond to chemoradiotherapy have a poor clinical prognosis. Recent clinical trials have investigated the use of immune checkpoint inhibitors in these patients. The use of programmed cell death protein 1 (PD-1) inhibitors has emerged as exciting therapeutic options in ... Read more >>

Dis Esophagus (Diseases of the esophagus : official journal of the International Society for Diseases of the Esophagus)
[2021, :]

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