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  • Use of Rapid Evaporative Ionisation Mass Spectrometry Fingerprinting to Determine the Metabolic Changes to Dry-aged Lean Beef Due to Different Ageing Regimes

    Zhang, R; Ross, AB; Yoo, MJY; Farouk, MM (Elsevier BV, 2021)
    Rapid Evaporative Ionisation Mass Spectrometry (REIMS) was used to determine the impact of in-bag ageing regimes (stepwise-ageing at different air velocities and straight-dry-ageing) and trimming on the metabolic profile ...
  • Moving the Lab Into the Mountains: A Pilot Study of Human Activity Recognition in Unstructured Environments

    Russell, B; McDaid, A; Toscano, W; Hume, P (MDPI AG, 2021)
    Goal: To develop and validate a field-based data collection and assessment method for human activity recognition in the mountains with variations in terrain and fatigue using a single accelerometer and a deep learning ...
  • Aging in New Zealand: Ka haere ki te ao pakeketanga

    Parr-Brownlie, LC; Waters, DL; Neville, S; Neha, T; Muramatsu, N (Oxford University Press (OUP), 2020)
    Aotearoa-New Zealand is expecting the number of older adults to double in the next 20 years. Despite publicly funded health and welfare support for older citizens, the aging experience differs across ethnic groups. This ...
  • Reducing Ethnic and Geographic Inequities to Optimise New Zealand Stroke Care (REGIONS Care): Protocol for a Nationwide Observational Study

    Ranta, A; Thompson, S; Harwood, MLN; Cadilhac, DA-M; Barber, PA; Davis, AJ; Gommans, JH; Fink, JN; McNaughton, HK; Denison, H; Corbin, M; Feigin, V; Abernethy, V; Levack, W; Douwes, J; Girvan, J; Wilson, A (JMIR Publications Inc., 2021)
    Background Stroke systems of care differ between larger urban and smaller rural settings and it is unclear to what extent this may impact on patient outcomes. Ethnicity influences stroke risk factors and care delivery ...
  • Therapeutic Relationships in Aphasia Rehabilitation: Using Sociological Theories to Promote Critical Reflexivity

    Bright, F; Hersh, D; Attrill, S (Wiley, 2020)
    Background Therapeutic relationships are fundamental in aphasia rehabilitation, influencing patient experience and outcomes. While we have good understandings of the components of therapeutic relationships, there has been ...
  • Attitudes Towards Science Among Senior Secondary Students in Fiji

    Brown, S; Naiker, M; Sharma, B; Wakeling, L; Johnson, J; Mani, J; Kumar, B; Naidu, A; Khan, N (Wilf Malcolm Institute of Educational Research, 2020)
    In order to investigate gender and ethnicity-based differences in scientific attitudes among Fijian students, the widely studied Test of Scientific Related Attitudes (TOSRA) was administered to 1401 senior secondary Fijian ...
  • Regional Status of Capacities and Higher Education

    Holloway, A (2020)
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  • Undergraduate Student Course Engagement of an Ethnically Diverse Population in Auckland, New Zealand

    Brown, SJ
    Increasing student engagement leads to improved educational outcomes, promotes positive student experiences, and reduces attrition rates. In Aotearoa (New Zealand), Māori students now account for 20% of university enrolments, ...
  • Bidirectional Causal Control in the Dynamics of Handstand Balance

    Wyatt, H; Vicinanza, D; Newell, K; Irwin, G; Williams, G (Nature Publishing Group, 2020)
    The aim of this study was to identify motor control solutions associated with the ability to maintain handstand balance. Using a novel approach, we investigated the dynamical interactions between centre of pressure (CoP) ...
  • Pharmacist-led Counselling Intervention to Improve Antiretroviral Drug Adherence in Pakistan: A Randomized Controlled Trial

    Chatha, ZF; Rashid, U; Olsen, S; Din, FU; Khan, A; Nawaz, K; Gan, SH; Khan, GM (BioMed Central, 2020)
    BACKGROUND: Pakistan is facing a growing population of people living with human immunodeficiency (HIV). In this randomized controlled trial, we investigate if a pharmacist-led intervention can increase adherence to ...
  • Management of Patients With Early Stage Lung Cancer - Why Do Some Patients Not Receive Treatment With Curative Intent?

    Lawrenson, R; Lao, C; Brown, L; Moosa, L; Chepulis, L; Keenan, R; Kidd, J; Middleton, K; Conaglen, P; De Groot, C; Aitken, D; Wong, J (BioMed Central, 2020)
    BACKGROUNDS: This study aims to understand the factors that influence whether patients receive potentially curative treatment for early stage lung cancer. A key question was whether indigenous Māori patients were less ...
  • Indigenous Perspectives on Breaking Bad News: Ethical Considerations for Healthcare Providers

    Cassim, S; Kidd, J; Keenan, R; Middleton, K; Rolleston, A; Hokowhitu, B; Firth, M; Aitken, D; Wong, J; Lawrenson, R
    Most healthcare providers (HCPs) work from ethical principles based on a Western model of practice that may not adhere to the cultural values intrinsic to Indigenous peoples. Breaking bad news (BBN) is an important topic ...
  • In-Bag Dry- vs. Wet-Aged Lamb: Quality, Consumer Acceptability, Oxidative Stability and In Vitro Digestibility

    Zhang, R; Yoo, MJY; Realini, CE; Staincliffe, M; Farouk, MM (2020)
    The aim of this study was to produce in-bag dry-aged lamb and compare its meat quality, consumer acceptability, oxidative stability and in vitro digestibility to the wet-aged equivalents. Significantly higher pH, weight ...
  • Interpretability of Spatiotemporal Dynamics of the Brain Processes Followed by Mindfulness Intervention in a Brain-Inspired Spiking Neural Network Architecture

    Doborjeh, Z; Doborjeh, M; Crook-Rumsey, M; Taylor, T; Wang, GY; Moreau, D; Krägeloh, C; Wrapson, W; Siegert, RJ; Kasabov, N; Searchfield, G; Sumich, A
    Mindfulness training is associated with improvements in psychological wellbeing and cognition, yet the specific underlying neurophysiological mechanisms underpinning these changes are uncertain. This study uses a novel ...
  • The Perceptions of New Zealand Lawyers and Social Workers About Children Being Adopted by Gay Couples and Lesbian Couples

    Scherman, R; Misca, G; Tan, TX (Frontiers Media, 2020)
    Global trends increasingly appear to be legitimizing same-gender relationships, yet international research shows that despite statutory rights to marry—and by extension, adopt children—same-gender couples continue to ...
  • Epidemiology of Covid-19 in Yemen: A Descriptive Study

    Alshaikhli, H; Al-Naggar, RA; Al-Maktari, L; Madram, S; Al-Rashidi, RR (International Journal of Life Science and Pharma Research, 2020)
    In Yemen, the first COVID-19 confirmed case was reported on 10 April 2020. The World Health Organization representative in Yemen reported that approximately 65000 deaths and 49, 4000 will be hospitalized in Yemen if there ...
  • Global Burden of Cardiovascular Diseases and Risk Factors, 1990–2019: Update From the GBD 2019 Study

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Santric-Milicevic, MM; Sarrafzadegan, N; Sarveazad, A; Sathish, T; Sawhney, M; Saylan, M; Schmidt, MI; Schutte, AE; Senthilkumaran, S; Sepanlou, SG; Sha, F; Shahabi, S; Shahid, I; Shaikh, MA; Shamali, M; Shamsizadeh, M; Shawon, MSR; Sheikh, A; Shigematsu, M; Shin, M-J; Shin, JI; Shiri, R; Shiue, I; Shuval, K; Siabani, S; Siddiqi, TJ; Silva, DAS; Singh, JA; Mtech, AS; Skryabin, VY; Skryabina, AA; Soheili, A; Spurlock, EE; Stockfelt, L; Stortecky, S; Stranges, S; Suliankatchi Abdulkader, R; Tadbiri, H; Tadesse, EG; Tadesse, DB; Tajdini, M; Tariqujjaman, M; Teklehaimanot, BF; Temsah, M-H; Tesema, AK; Thakur, B; Thankappan, KR; Thapar, R; Thrift, AG; Timalsina, B; Tonelli, M; Touvier, M; Tovani-Palone, MR; Tripathi, A; Tripathy, JP; Truelsen, TC; Tsegay, GM; Tsegaye, GW; Tsilimparis, N; Tusa, BS; Tyrovolas, S; Umapathi, KK; Unim, B; Unnikrishnan, B; Usman, MS; Vaduganathan, M; Valdez, PR; Vasankari, TJ; Velazquez, DZ; Venketasubramanian, N; Vu, GT; Vujcic, IS; Waheed, Y; Wang, Y; Wang, F; Wei, J; Weintraub, RG; Weldemariam, AH; Westerman, R; Winkler, AS; Wiysonge, CS; Wolfe, CDA; Wubishet, BL; Xu, G; Yadollahpour, A; Yamagishi, K; Yan, LL; Yandrapalli, S; Yano, Y; Yatsuya, H; Yeheyis, TY; Yeshaw, Y; Yilgwan, CS; Yonemoto, N; Yu, C; Yusefzadeh, H; Zachariah, G; Zaman, SB; Zaman, MS; Zamanian, M; Zand, R; Zandifar, A; Zarghi, A; Zastrozhin, MS; Zastrozhina, A; Zhang, Z-J; Zhang, Y; Zhang, W; Zhong, C; Zou, Z; Zuniga, YMH; Murray, CJL; Fuster, V (Elsevier BV, 2020)
    Cardiovascular diseases (CVDs), principally ischemic heart disease (IHD) and stroke, are the leading cause of global mortality and a major contributor to disability. This paper reviews the magnitude of total CVD burden, ...
  • The Impact of Curcumin-graphene Based Nanoformulation on Cellular Interaction and Redox-activated Apoptosis: An in Vitro Colon Cancer Study

    Al-Ani, LA; Kadir, FA; Hashim, NM; Julkapli, NM; Seyfoddin, A; Lu, J; AlSaadi, MA; Yehye, WA (Elsevier, 2020)
    Natural plants derivatives have gained enormous merits in cancer therapy applications upon formulation with nanomaterials. Curcumin, as a popular research focus has acquired such improvements surpassing its disadvantageous ...
  • Preparation and Evaluation of Mushroom (Lentinus Edodes) and Mealworm (Tenebrio Molitor) As Dog Food Attractant

    Feng, T; Hu, Z; Tong, Y; Yao, L; Zhuang, H; Zhu, X; Song, S; Lu, J (Elsevier, 2020)
    Chicken liver is a main protein source to prepare attractant for dog food. However, animal proteins are costly. Seeking high quality and low-cost protein sources has been a goal for the industry. Mushroom Lentinus edodes ...
  • Effects of Different Doses of Eucalyptus Oil From Eucalyptus Globulus Labill on Respiratory Tract Immunity and Immune Function in Healthy Rats

    Shao, J; Yin, Z; Wang, Y; Yang, Y; Tang, Q; Zhang, M; Jiao, J; Liu, C; Yang, M; Zhen, L; Hassouna, A; White, WL; Lu, J (Frontiers Media, 2020)
    Eucalyptol (1,8-cineole), the major constituent of eucalyptus oil (EO), was used in traditional medicine as a remedy for colds and bronchitis. This study aimed at clarifying the effect of eucalyptol on respiratory immune ...

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