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Editorial for the Special Issue “Sustainable Agriculture for Climate Change Adaptation”
As we lie firmly entrenched within what many have termed the Anthropocene, the time of humans, human influence on the functioning of the planet has never been greater or in greater need of mitigation. Climate change, the ...
Factors associated with severity of sanctions among pharmacy professionals facing disciplinary proceedings
Background The outcome of disciplinary proceedings against a pharmacy professional can strongly impact their career. The severity of outcomes at tribunal is often attributed to specific factors outside the control of the ...
Synergistic Antifungal Study of PEGylated Graphene Oxides and Copper Nanoparticles against Candida albicans
The coupling reactions of polyethylene glycol (PEG) with two different nano-carbonaceous materials, graphene oxide (GO) and expanded graphene oxide (EGO), were achieved by amide bond formations. These reactions yielded ...
The clinical and financial implications of a decade of prostate biopsies in the NHS : analysis of Hospital Episode Statistics data 2008–2019
Objective: To evaluate the clinical and financial implications of a decade of prostate biopsies performed in the UK National Health Service (NHS) through the transrectal (TR) vs the transperineal (TP) route. Methods: We ...
Thermoresponsive systems composed of poloxamer 407 and HPMC or NaCMC: mechanical, rheological and sol-gel transition analysis
Poloxamer 407 (polox407) is widely studied as thermogelling polymer, transitioning to a gel state when warmed Polox407 forms weak hydrogels with rapid dissolution in excess solvent. This study reports the development of ...
How to manage obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) under COVID-19 : A clinician's guide from the International College of Obsessive Compulsive Spectrum Disorders (ICOCS) and the Obsessive-Compulsive and Related Disorders Research Network (OCRN) of the European College of Neuropsychopharmacology
A comparison of urology training across five major english-speaking countries
Background: Urology is a rapidly evolving specialty, although wide variations exist between training programs in different countries. We aimed to compare the status of urology training in 5 English-speaking countries. ...
Is non-chlamydial non-gonococcal urethritis associated with significant clinical complications in men? A systematic review
Background: It is estimated that between 50 and 89% of non-gonococcal urethritis is not caused by Chlamydia trachomatis. Associations between non-chlamydial non-gonococcal urethritis (NCNGU) with balanoposthitis, ...
Transforming Social Norms to end FGM in the EU: An Evaluation of The REPLACE Approach
BackgroundDespite numerous campaigns and interventions to end female genital mutilation(FGM), the practice persists across the world, including the European Union (EU).Previous interventions have focused mainly on awareness ...
Novel opioids: systematic web crawling within the e-psychonauts’ scenario
Background: A wide range of novel psychoactive substances (NPSs) are regularly searched and discussed online by e-psychonauts. Among NPSs, the range of prescription/non-prescription opioids (fentanyl and non-fentanyl ...