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  • publication . Other literature type . Article . Preprint . 2019
    Open Access
    Authors:
    S. R. Kolusu; M. Shamsudduha; M. Shamsudduha; M. C. Todd; R. G. Taylor; D. Seddon; J. J. Kashaigili; G. Y. Ebrahim; M. O. Cuthbert; M. O. Cuthbert; ...
    Publisher: Copernicus GmbH
    Project: RCUK | Groundwater recharge in g... (NE/P017819/1), RCUK | GroFutures: Groundwater F... (NE/M008207/1), RCUK | Towards Forecast-based Pr... (NE/P000673/1)

    <p>The impact of climate variability on groundwater storage has received limited attention despite widespread dependence on groundwater as a resource for drinking water, agriculture and industry. Here, we assess the climate anomalies that occurred over Southern Africa (...

  • publication . Article . Other literature type . 2018
    Open Access English
    Authors:
    Keith Hawton; Suneth Agampodi; Manjula Weerasinghe; Melissa Pearson; Melissa Pearson; David Gunnell; Flemming Konradsen; Shaluka Jayamanne; Shaluka Jayamanne; Michael Eddleston;

    Background: In South Asia, up to one in five individuals who use pesticides for self-harm purchase them immediately prior to the event. Aims: From reviewing the literature we proposed four interventions: (a) farmer identification cards (ID); (b) prescriptions; (c) cooli...

  • publication . Article . Other literature type . 2018
    Open Access English
    Authors:
    Jian'an Luan; Bruna Gigante; Antonietta Robino; Fernando Pires Hartwig; Fernando Pires Hartwig; Lenore J. Launer; Makoto Hirata; Brenda W.J.H. Penninx; Paul W. Franks; Paul W. Franks; ...
    Publisher: PLoS One
    Project: RCUK | Aetiology of type 2 diabe... (MC_UU_12015/1), EC | ePerMed (692145), WT

    Heavy alcohol consumption is an established risk factor for hypertension; the mechanism by which alcohol consumption impact blood pressure (BP) regulation remains unknown. We hypothesized that a genome-wide association study accounting for gene-alcohol consumption inter...

  • publication . Article . Other literature type . 2016
    Open Access
    Authors:
    Sachith Mettananda; Sachith Mettananda; Richard J. Gibbons; Douglas R. Higgs; Douglas R. Higgs;
    Publisher: Wiley

    Over the past three decades, a vast amount of new information has been uncovered describing how the globin genes are regulated. This knowledge has provided significant insights into the general understanding of the regulation of human genes. It is now known that molecul...

  • publication . Other literature type . Article . 2004
    Open Access
    Authors:
    Laura Merson; David J. Weatherall; Elliot Vichinsky; Tim E. A. Peto; Julia Muraco; Angela Allen; Nancy F. Olivieri; Chris Fisher; M. Arambepola; Anuja Premawardhena; ...
    Publisher: Oxford University Press (OUP)

    The thalassemias pose an increasing burden for health-care services in many Asian countries. In order to conserve rare resources, it is essential to determine the reasons for the remarkable phenotypic heterogeneity and natural history of these disorders so that the most...

  • publication . Article . 2014
    Open Access English
    Authors:
    Priyanga Ranasinghe; David R. Matthews; Prasad Katulanda; Prasad Katulanda; Ranil Jayawardena; D Chathuranga Ranasinghe;

    We evaluated the patterns of physical activity (PA) and the prevalence of physical inactivity among Sri Lankan adults with diabetes mellitus. Data were collected as part of a wider cross-sectional national study on diabetes in Sri Lanka. PA during the past week was asse...

  • publication . Article . 2012
    Open Access
    Authors:
    Rajika L. Dewasurendra; Richard Carter; Kirk A. Rockett; Nadira D. Karunaweera; Nadira D. Karunaweera; Sumadhya Deepika Fernando; Dominic P. Kwiatkowski; Dominic P. Kwiatkowski; Patrick H. Corran; Prapat Suriyaphol;
    Publisher: Springer Nature
    Project: WT | Understanding the genetic... (090532), WT | Learning from the human g... (077383), WT | Resource centre for genom... (090770), RCUK | Genomic analysis of malar... (G0600230), WT | Identification and functi... (075491), WT | Cancer Genome Project. (077012)

    <p>Abstract</p> <p>Background</p> <p>The incidence of malaria in Sri Lanka has significantly declined in recent years. Similar trends were seen in Kataragama, a known malaria endemic location within the southern province of the country, over the past five years. This is...

  • publication . Article . Other literature type . Conference object . 2017
    Open Access English
    Authors:
    Una Strand Vidarsdottir; Greger Larson; Allowen Evin; Keith Dobney; Thomas Cucchi; Mélanie Debiais-Thibaud; Joseph Owen;
    Publisher: HAL CCSD
    Project: RCUK | PIGS, PEOPLE &amp; THE NE... (NE/F003382/1), EC | UNDEAD (337574)

    Domestic animals are often described as paedomorphic, meaning that they retain juvenile characteristics into adulthood. Through a three-dimensional landmark-based geometric morphometric analysis of cranial morphology at three growth stages, we demonstrate that wild boar...

  • publication . Article . Other literature type . 2015
    Open Access English
    Authors:
    John B. Porter; Andrew E. Armitage; Timothy G. St. Pierre; Anuja Premawardhena; Hal Drakesmith; Angela Allen; Sant-Rayn Pasricha; Dyananda Bandara; Ashok Perera; Craig Webster; ...

    Hemoglobin E (HbE) β-thalassemia is the most common severe thalassemia syndrome across Asia, and millions of people are carriers. Clinical heterogeneity in HbE β-thalassemia is incompletely explained by genotype, and the interaction of phenotypic variation with hepcidin...

  • publication . Article . Other literature type . 2019
    Open Access
    Authors:
    Erin O’Donnell; Winston Yu; Ismael Aguilar-Barajas; Jesper Svensson; Bharat Punjabi; Barbara Schreiner; Renata de Souza Leão; Charles Wight; Isabel Jorgensen; Dustin Garrick; ...

    <strong>Background:</strong> Competition for freshwater between cities and agriculture is projected to grow due to rapid urbanization, particularly in the Global South. Water reallocation from rural to urban regions has become a common strategy to meet freshwater needs ...

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