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Food-related attentional bias and its associations with appetitive motivation and body weight: A systematic review and meta-analysis
Theoretical models suggest that food-related visual attentional bias (AB) may be related to appetitive motivational states and individual differences in body weight; however, findings in this area are equivocal. We conducted ...
Improving the quality of care in care homes using the Quality Improvement Collaborative approach: lessons learnt from six projects conducted in the UK and the Netherlands
The Breakthrough Series Quality Improvement Collaborative (QIC) initiative is a well-developed and widely used approach but most of what we know about it has come from healthcare settings. In this article, those leading ...
USING INTERNATIONAL COLLABORATIONS TO SHAPE RESEARCH AND INNOVATION INTO CARE HOMES IN BRAZIL: A WHITE PAPER
(Serdi Publisher, 2020)
The Brazilian care home sector is underdeveloped, and the limited available evidence suggests that care quality falls below international standards. Development of the Brazilian care home sector could be associated with ...
Competing ethics in a pilot strategy to implement parasitology training and research in post-Ebola Sierra Leone.
(International Health, 2020-08-27)
Much of the focus of public health research post-Ebola in Sierra Leone has been on rebuilding the health care system. However, very little attention has focused on capacity building in knowledge necessary for (bio)medical ...
Applied Barcoding: The Practicalities of DNA Testing for Herbals
DNA barcoding is a widely accepted technique for the identification of plant materials, and its application to the authentication of commercial medicinal plants has attracted significant attention. The incorporation ...
Próximos pasos para fortalecer los Sistemas de Salud y Atención Social del Reino Unido a partir de las debilidades reveladas por la pandemia de coronavirus
The article sets out key steps for rebuilding and reforming health and social care, weaknesses in which have compromised the effectiveness of the UK's pandemic responses.
Why taxation matters to social policy
(Social Policy and Society, 2020-07-13)
The blog sets out a case for bringing taxation into mainstream social policy scholarship since it speaks to questions of resource allocation, redistribution, need and inequality.
Covid-19 and changes to Leicester’s hospitals
(Leicester Mercury Patients' Panel, 2020-10-12)
This briefing paper sets out concerns and welcomes discussion regarding the extent to which the plans underpinning proposals for reconfiguring acute hospitals in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland take into consideration ...
A structured collaborative approach to intervention design using a modified intervention mapping approach: A case study using the Management and Interventions for Asthma (MIA) project for South Asian children
Background: To describe how using a combined approach of community-based participatory research and intervention mapping principles could inform the development of a tailored complex intervention to improve management of ...
Older LGBT+ Health Inequalities in the United Kingdom: Setting a Research Agenda
(BMJ Journals, 2020-02-21)
Lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans+a (LGBT+) people report poorer health than the general population and worse experiences of healthcare particularly cancer, palliative/end-of-life, dementia and mental health provision. This ...