To investigate the impact of patient and public involvement (PPI) on rates of enrolment and retention in clinical trials and explore how this varies with the context and nature of PPI.
To determine whether use of dipeptidyl peptidase-4 (DPP-4) inhibitors and glucagon-like peptide-1 (GLP-1) receptor agonists are associated with an increased risk of cholangiocarcinoma in adults with type 2 diabetes.
A novel rhodium-catalyzed dearomatization of O-substituted pyridines to access N-substituted 2-pyridones has been developed. Computational study suggested a mechanism involving the formation of a pyridinium ylide followed by an unprecedented 1,4-acyl migratory rearrangement from O-to-C. Furthermore, using chiral dirhodium complexes as the catalyst, the asymmetric transformation has been achieved with excellent enantioselective control. DFT calculations indicate the chirality has been established from axial chirality to central stereogenic centre. The stronger π-π interaction and CH-π interaction accounts for the high enantioselectivity.
Bupropion is antidepressant and a smoking cessation aid medication related to dopaminergic activity. We report for the first time a case of an older adult with a known tic disorder, which was in remission but exacerbated during treatment with bupropion. It has been reported that other dopaminergic compounds such as methylphenidate can exacerbate tic disorder. Clinicians should be aware of this potential adverse effect when prescribing bupropion to adults with tic and other motor disorders.
To assess the temporal change in test use in UK primary care and to identify tests with the greatest increase in use.
To determine whether medical errors, family experience, and communication processes improved after implementation of an intervention to standardize the structure of healthcare provider-family communication on family centered rounds.
To evaluate the diagnostic accuracy of high-risk human papillomavirus (hrHPV) assays on self samples and the efficacy of self sampling strategies to reach underscreened women.
To compare age standardised death rates for respiratory disease mortality between the United Kingdom and other countries with similar health system performance.
Lyme borreliosis is a prevalent disease with a wide variety of clinical manifestations. However, only a few pertinent references are found in the dental literature. Considering the diversity of differential diagnoses, borreliosis-associated orofacial pain may be a challenge for treatment providers and patients alike. The aim of this case report is to emphasize the importance of a sound, structured medical history and assessment to identify severe cases early and to start interdisciplinary therapy if indicated.
To screen for LDLR gene mutations in 9 patients with familial hypercholesterolemia (FH).