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    • Bone Mineral Density in Retired Rugby Players: Initial Findings From the UK Rugby Health Project

      Entwhistle, I; Hume, P; Francis, P; Hind, K (Elsevier, 2018)
      Introduction Regular exercise that delivers impact forces to the skeleton are positively associated with bone strength. Athletes from high impact sports such as rugby have higher bone density than non-athletes ( Hind et ...
    • Setting the Stage: Reviewing Current Knowledge on the Health of New Zealand Immigrants-an Integrative Review

      Kanengoni, B; Andajani-Sutjahjo, S; Holroyd, E (PeerJ Inc., 2018)
      The growth of migrant communities continues to rise globally, creating unique and complex health challenges. Literature on immigrant health in New Zealand (NZ) remains scant. This integrative literature review was conducted ...
    • Mental Health of African Asylum-seekers and Refugees in Hong Kong: Using the Social Determinants of Health Framework

      Wong, WCW; Cheung, S; Miu, HYH; Chen, J; Loper, KA; Holroyd, E (BioMed Central Ltd, 2017)
      Background: Hong Kong is non-signatory to the 1951 Refugee Convention and its 1967 Protocol, and has no systematic domestic policies committed to the rights of asylum-seekers and refugees (ASRs). This creates a tenuous ...
    • A Lost Tribe in the City: Health Status and Needs of African Asylum Seekers and Refugees in Hong Kong

      Wong, WCW; Cheng, S; Holroyd, E; Chen, J; Loper, KA; Tran, L; Miu, HYH (BioMed Central Ltd., 2016)
      Background: Hong Kong's resistance to be a signatory of the 1951 Geneva Convention and lack of domestic policies in this area has resulted in restrictions on access to healthcare amongst asylum seekers and refugees (ASRs). ...
    • Barriers and Facilitators of Linkage to HIV Care Among HIV-infected Young Chinese Men Who Have Sex With Men: A Qualitative Study

      Li, H; Wei, C; Tucker, J; Kang, D; Liao, M; Holroyd, E; Zheng, J; Qi, Q; Ma, W (2017)
      Background: The Four Free and One Care Policy (HIV/AIDS-related free services) has been in place in China since 2004. However, linkage to human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) care is not yet achieved very well among people ...
    • Safer Sex Practices Among Newly Diagnosed Hiv-positive Men Who Have Sex With Men in China: Results From an Ethnographic Study

      Li, H; Sankar, A; Holroyd, E; Jiang, B (Taylor & Francis, 2017)
      The study reported here sought to understand the rationales of safer sex practices adopted by newly diagnosed HIV-positive men who have sex with men (MSM). Guided by a socio-ecological framework, an ethnography was conducted ...
    • Antibacterial Activity of Selected Fractions Extract of Coptis chinensis Franch Rhizomes

      Alshaikhli, H (World Informations Syndicate, 2020)
      The antibacterial activity of different fractions of selected extract of Coptis chinensis Franch rhizome was evaluated on gram positive bacteria. Three extracts were tested at concentrations ranging from 1 mg/ml, 10 mg/ml, ...
    • Estimating Global Injuries Morbidity and Mortality: Methods and Data Used in the Global Burden of Disease 2017 Study

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Sufiyan, MB; Sykes, BL; Tabarés-Seisdedos, R; Tabb, KM; Taddele, BW; Tefera, YM; Tehrani-Banihashemi, A; Tekulu, GH; Tesema Tesema, AK; Tesfay, BE; Thapar, R; Titova, MV; Tlaye, KG; Tohidinik, HR; Topor-Madry, R; Tran, KB; Tran, BX; Tripathy, JP; Tsai, AC; Tsatsakis, A; Car, LT; Ullah, I; Ullah, S; Unnikrishnan, B; Upadhyay, E; Uthman, OA; Valdez, PR; Vasankari, TJ; Veisani, Y; Venketasubramanian, N; Violante, FS; Vlassov, V; Waheed, Y; Wang, Y-P; Wiangkham, T; Wolde, HF; Woldeyes, DH; Wondmeneh, TG; Wondmieneh, AB; Wu, A-M; Wyper, GMA; Yadav, R; Yadollahpour, A; Yano, Y; Yaya, S; Yazdi-Feyzabadi, V; Ye, P; Yip, P; Yisma, E; Yonemoto, N; Yoon, S-J; Youm, Y; Younis, MZ; Yousefi, Z; Yu, C; Yu, Y; Moghadam, TZ; Zaidi, Z; Zaman, SB; Zamani, M; Zandian, H; Zarei, F; Zhang, Z-J; Zhang, Y; Ziapour, A; Zodpey, S; Dandona, R; Dharmaratne, SD; Hay, SI; Mokdad, AH; Pigott, DM; Reiner, RC; Vos, T (BMJ Publishing Group, 2020)
      BACKGROUND: While there is a long history of measuring death and disability from injuries, modern research methods must account for the wide spectrum of disability that can occur in an injury, and must provide estimates ...
    • Quantification of Carotenoids, α-tocopherol, and Ascorbic Acid in Amber, Mulligan, and Laird’s Large Cultivars of New Zealand Tamarillos (Solanum betaceum Cav.)

      Diep, TT; Pook, C; Rush, EC; Yoo, MJY (MDPI AG, 2020)
      Amber (yellow), Laird’s Large (red) and Mulligan (purple–red) cultivars of New Zealand tamarillo fruit were separated into pulp (endo- and mesocarp) and peel (exocarp), and analyzed by liquid chromatography-mass spectrometry/mass ...
    • Global, Regional, and National Burden of Cardiovascular Diseases for 10 Causes, 1990 to 2015

      Roth, GA; Johnson, C; Abajobir, A; Abd-Allah, F; Abera, SF; Abyu, G; Ahmed, M; Aksut, B; Alam, T; Alam, K; Alla, F; Alvis-Guzman, N; Amrock, S; Ansari, H; Ärnlöv, J; Asayesh, H; Atey, TM; Avila-Burgos, L; Awasthi, A; Banerjee, A; Barac, A; Bärnighausen, T; Barregard, L; Bedi, N; Belay Ketema, E; Bennett, D; Berhe, G; Bhutta, Z; Bitew, S; Carapetis, J; Carrero, JJ; Malta, DC; Castañeda-Orjuela, CA; Castillo-Rivas, J; Catalá-López, F; Choi, JY; Christensen, H; Cirillo, M; Cooper, L; Criqui, M; Cundiff, D; Damasceno, A; Dandona, L; Dandona, R; Davletov, K; Dharmaratne, S; Dorairaj, P; Dubey, M; Ehrenkranz, R; El Sayed Zaki, M; Faraon, EJA; Esteghamati, A; Farid, T; Farvid, M; Feigin, V; Ding, EL; Fowkes, G; Gebrehiwot, T; Gillum, R; Gold, A; Gona, P; Gupta, R; Habtewold, TD; Hafezi-Nejad, N; Hailu, T; Hailu, GB; Hankey, G; Hassen, HY; Abate, KH; Havmoeller, R; Hay, SI; Horino, M; Hotez, PJ; Jacobsen, K; James, S; Javanbakht, M; Jeemon, P; John, D; Jonas, J; Kalkonde, Y; Karimkhani, C; Kasaeian, A; Khader, Y; Khan, A; Khang, YH; Khera, S; Khoja, AT; Khubchandani, J; Kim, D; Kolte, D; Kosen, S; Krohn, KJ; Kumar, GA; Kwan, G; Lal, DK; Larsson, A; Linn, S (Elsevier, 2017)
      Background: The burden of cardiovascular diseases (CVDs) remains unclear in many regions of the world. Objectives: The GBD (Global Burden of Disease) 2015 study integrated data on disease incidence, prevalence, and mortality ...
    • Prevention, Management, and Rehabilitation of Stroke in Low- and Middle-income Countries

      Yan, LL; Li, C; Chen, J; Miranda, JJ; Luo, R; Bettger, J; Zhu, Y; Feigin, V; O’Donnell, M; Zhao, D; Wu, Y (Elsevier, 2016)
      Although stroke incidence in high-income countries (HICs) decreased over the past four decades, it increased dramatically in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs). In this review, we describe the current status of primary ...
    • Years of Life Lost Due to Traumatic Brain Injury in Europe: A Cross-sectional Analysis of 16 Countries

      Majdan, M; Plancikova, D; Maas, A; Polinder, S; Feigin, V; Theadom, A; Rusnak, M; Brazinova, A; Haagsma, J (Public Library of Science (PLoS), 2017)
      Introduction Traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) are a major public health, medical, and societal challenge globally. They present a substantial burden to victims, their families, and the society as a whole. Although ...
    • The Consequences of Using Advanced Physical Assessment Skills in Medical and Surgical Nursing: A Hermeneutic Pragmatic Study

      Zambas, SI; Smythe, EA; Koziol-Mclain, J (Taylor and Francis, 2016)
      Aims and objectives: The aim of this study was to explore the consequences of the nurse’s use of advanced assessment skills on medical and surgical wards. Background: Appropriate, accurate, and timely assessment by nurses ...
    • Evaluation of Ethnic Variations in Visceral, Subcutaneous, Intra-pancreatic, and Intra-hepatic Fat Depositions by Magnetic Resonance Imaging Among New Zealanders

      Yang, JZ; Dokpuang, D; Nemati, R; He, KH; Zheng, AB; Petrov, MS; Lu, J (MDPI, 2020)
      Anthropometric indices, such as body mass index (BMI), waist circumference (WC), and waist to height ratio (WHtR), have limitations in accurately predicting the pathophysiology of diabetes mellitus, cardiovascular diseases, ...
    • Cerebellar Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation for Learning a Novel Split-belt Treadmill Task: A Randomised Controlled Trial

      Kumari, N; Taylor, D; Rashid, U; Vandal, AC; Smith, PF; Signal, N (Nature Publishing Group, 2020)
      This study aimed to examine the effect of repeated anodal cerebellar transcranial direct current stimulation (ctDCS) on learning a split-belt treadmill task. Thirty healthy individuals randomly received three consecutive ...
    • Preoperative Physiotherapy Is Cost-effective for Preventing Pulmonary Complications After Major Abdominal Surgery: A Health Economic Analysis of a Multicentre Randomised Trial

      Boden, I; Robertson, IK; Neil, A; Reeve, J; Palmer, AJ; Skinner, EH; Browning, L; Anderson, L; Hill, C; Story, D; Denehy, L (Elsevier BV, 2020)
      Question: Is preoperative physiotherapy cost-effective in reducing postoperative pulmonary complications (PPC) and improving quality-adjusted life years (QALYs) after major abdominal surgery? Design: Costeffectiveness ...
    • Health Policy and Its Unintended Consequences for Midwife-woman Partnerships: Is Normal Pregnancy at Risk When the BMI Measure Is Used?

      Knox, S; Crowther, S; McAra-Couper, J; Gilkison, A (New Zealand College of Midwives, 2018)
      Background: Little attention has been paid to understanding the unintended consequences of health policy for midwife-woman partnerships. The measure of Body Mass Index (BMI) is one such policy example which has become ...
    • Developing A Mobile Immersive Reality Framework For Enhanced Simulation Training: MESH360

      Wilkinson, N; Cochrane, T; Aiello, S; Aguayo, C (ASCILITE, 2019)
      This paper reports on the second iteration prototype design stage of an immersive reality (XR) enhanced simulation project in critical healthcare higher education. While there is no doubt of the positive impact on the ...
    • Glaucoma Among the Malaysian Community

      Al-Naggar, RA; Alshaikhli, H; Al-Rashidi, RR; Saleh, B (Hindawi Limited, 2020)
      Background. According to the WHO, glaucoma is the second leading cause of blindness worldwide. About 50% of the world’s glaucoma cases come from the Asian population, and in Malaysia itself, the prevalence of glaucoma is ...
    • Companion Robots for Older People: Importance of User-centred Design Demonstrated Through Observations and Focus Groups Comparing Preferences of Older People and Roboticists in South West England

      Bradwell, HL; Edwards, KJ; Winnington, R; Thill, S; Jones, RB (BMJ Journals, 2019)
      OBJECTIVE: Companion robots, such as Paro, may reduce agitation and depression for older people with dementia. However, contradictory research outcomes suggest robot design is not always optimal. While many researchers ...