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Psychological and psychosocial interventions for cannabis cessation in adults: A systematic review
Author(s):Chatters, R. | Cooper, K. | Day, E. | Knight, M. | Lagundoye, O. | Wong, R. | Kaltenthaler, E.Publication year: 2016Journal / Book title: Addiction Research and TheoryAccess all results for your search in Scopus
Response of bone turnover markers to three oral bisphosphonate therapies in postmenopausal osteoporosis: the TRIO study
Author(s):Naylor, K.E. | Jacques, R.M. | Paggiosi, M. | Gossiel, F. | Peel, N.F.A. | McCloskey, E.V. | Walsh, J.S. | Eastell, R.Publication year: 2016Journal / Book title: Osteoporosis InternationalAccess all results for your search in Scopus
Bone turnover markers: response to comments by Seeman and Nguyen
Author(s):Naylor, K.E. | Jacques, R.M. | Paggiosi, M. | Gossiel, F. | Peel, N.F. | McCloskey, E.V. | Walsh, J.S. | Eastell, R.Publication year: 2016Journal / Book title: Osteoporosis InternationalAccess all results for your search in Scopus
Validic app enables remote medical device data capture via smartphone camera
Digital health player Validic said it's launching the first tech to facilitate data transfer from an at-home medical device that's not connected. In lieu of an Internet connection, its solution is simple: use a smartphone camera to record the data from a medical device and then integrate the data into the patient's existing electronic health record.A large number of medical devices, such as thermo

YESTERDAY

Reflections on Academy of Social Science Impact Conference
In January 2016, Surinder Bangar and Daniel Froste attended the Academy of Social Sciences conference on the topicof “Impact and Implications: The Future of Research Excellence and the SocialSciences”. Daniel Froste is an MA student currently on placement in ScHARR, working with Bangar developing content for the impact toolkit.The day began with Dame Janet Finch discussing “lessons from the 2014 R
Job in HEDS: Research Fellow in Health Economics
You will support research and consultancy programmes in the Section of Health Economics and Decision Science (HEDS). The research will be focused on applied cost-effectiveness analysis relating to patient level data and other data sources. Examples of approaches that will be used in the post include advising on the design of economic evaluations alongside clinical studies and the statistical analy

JAN 30

University of Sheffield spinout company Diurnal announces £30 ...
A University of Sheffield spin-out company, which develops innovative treatment for patients with hormone deficiencies, will be bringing its products to market after raising £30m by selling shares on London Stock Exchange's ...
University of Sheffield TaCT, CATCH and RAT Best of 2015!
Staff from the Centre for Assistive Technology and Connected Healthcare (CATCH)spoke and exhibited at the prestigious annual King's Fund Digital Health and Care Congress. July. TaCT's Dr Matt Dexter facilitated a 24 hour ...

JAN 29

20 for 20: Scholarships Available for Postgraduate Masters Students ...
The School of Health and Related Research (ScHARR) is proud to announce a '20 for 20′ postgraduate scholarship scheme in celebration of twenty years of the school. There are twenty £1000 scholarships available for ...
How 'Yorkshire Fit' are you? Join Yorkshire's largest health study ...
The research team, which is based at the University of Sheffield's School of Health and Related Research (ScHARR), began recruiting people in 2010 by inviting people through their GP surgeries in South Yorkshire. So far ...
NIH, DARPA-backed researchers develop wireless, dissolvable brain sensors
Scientists have developed brain implants to monitor pressure and temperature after traumatic brain injury that dissolve over a few days. The idea is that these could be implanted during surgery on TBI patients in order to conduct subsequent monitoring, but then they would not require removal.Click here to find out more.

JAN 28

Identification and Review of Evidence to Inform Cost Effectiveness Models….
….time is running out to book - it’s on Thursday, 25th February 2016.  This one day course and will enable participants to develop an understanding of the methods available for the identification and review of evidence to inform cost effectiveness models.During the sessions there will be presentations to illustrate the main issues, structured small group discussions working through a set of relate
QLU-C10D: a health state classification system for a multi-attribute utility measure based on the EORTC QLQ-C30
Author(s):King, M.T. | Costa, D.S.J. | Aaronson, N.K. | Brazier, J.E. | Cella, D.F. | Fayers, P.M. | Grimison, P. | Janda, M. | Kemmler, G. | Norman, R. | Pickard, A.S. | Rowen, D. | Velikova, G. | Young, T.A. | Viney, R.Publication year: 2016Journal / Book title: Quality of Life ResearchAccess all results for your search in Scopus
"sometimes we can't fix things": A qualitative study of health care professionals' perceptions of end of life care for patients with heart failure
Author(s):Glogowska, M. | Simmonds, R. | McLachlan, S. | Cramer, H. | Sanders, T. | Johnson, R. | Kadam, U.T. | Lasserson, D.S. | Purdy, S.Publication year: 2016Journal / Book title: BMC Palliative CareAccess all results for your search in Scopus
Comparison of brief interventions in primary care on smoking and excessive alcohol consumption: A population survey in England
Author(s):Brown, J. | West, R. | Angus, C. | Beard, E. | Brennan, A. | Drummond, C. | Hickman, M. | Holmes, J. | Kaner, E. | Michie, S.Publication year: 2016Journal / Book title: British Journal of General PracticeAccess all results for your search in Scopus
Reassurance as a key outcome valued by emergency ambulance service users: A qualitative interview study
Author(s):Togher, F.J. | O'Cathain, A. | Phung, V.-H. | Turner, J. | Siriwardena, A.N.Publication year: 2016Journal / Book title: Health ExpectationsAccess all results for your search in Scopus
Sight loss and older people: public involvement meeting
Are you interested in getting involved with research to help improve the lives of older people and the impact of sight loss? We are pleased to invite members of the public to join us at a drop-in meeting to find out more about the project and ways in which you can get involved. The meeting will be taking place on:Date: Monday 15th February 2016 Time: 11.00am and 1.00pm Venue: The University of She

JAN 27

Cochrane Collaboration Issue 1, 2016…
….is almost complete.  It includes dozens of new or updated reviews, including:Ivermectin versus albendazole or thiabendazole for Strongyloides stercoralis infectionLong-acting muscarinic antagonists (LAMA) added to combination long-acting beta2-agonists and inhaled corticosteroids (LABA/ICS) versus LABA/ICS for adults with asthmaSubcutaneous rapid-acting insulin analogues for diabetic ketoacidosi
NHS Test Beds announced
Older patients and people with long term conditions and mental health problems will be among the first to benefit from a major new drive to modernise how the NHS delivers care.Speaking at the World Economic Forum in Davos, NHS England Chief Executive Simon Stevens launched the first wave of NHS Innovation ‘Test Beds’.These collaborations between the NHS and innovators – including Verily (formerly
Factors associated with completion of bowel cancer screening and the potential effects of simplifying the screening test algorithm
Author(s):Kearns, B. | Whyte, S. | Seaman, H.E. | Snowball, J. | Halloran, S.P. | Butler, P. | Patnick, J. | Nickerson, C. | Chilcott, J.Publication year: 2016Journal / Book title: British Journal of CancerAccess all results for your search in Scopus
Practical guide to sample size calculations: Non-inferiority and equivalence trials
Author(s):Flight, L. | Julious, S.A.Publication year: 2016Journal / Book title: Pharmaceutical StatisticsAccess all results for your search in Scopus
The state of the art in non-pharmacological interventions for developmental stuttering. Part 2: Qualitative evidence synthesis of views and experiences
Author(s):Johnson, M. | Baxter, S. | Blank, L. | Cantrell, A. | Brumfitt, S. | Enderby, P. | Goyder, E.Publication year: 2016Journal / Book title: International Journal of Language and Communication DisordersAccess all results for your search in Scopus
Practical guide to sample size calculations: An introduction
Author(s):Flight, L. | Julious, S.A.Publication year: 2016Journal / Book title: Pharmaceutical StatisticsAccess all results for your search in Scopus
Practical guide to sample size calculations: Superiority trials
Author(s):Flight, L. | Julious, S.A.Publication year: 2016Journal / Book title: Pharmaceutical StatisticsAccess all results for your search in Scopus
Ambient Assisted Living Technologies for Aging Well: A Scoping Review
Author(s):Blackman, S. | Matlo, C. | Bobrovitskiy, C. | Waldoch, A. | Fang, M.L. | Jackson, P. | Mihailidis, A. | Nygård, L. | Astell, A. | Sixsmith, A.Publication year: 2016Journal / Book title: Journal of Intelligent SystemsAccess all results for your search in Scopus

JAN 26

Have We Got Reviews For You? A bite-size guide to finding review articles for scoping purposes.
Louise & I were invited to deliver a session on "finding reviews" as part of the "BiteSize" staff training series at ScHARR.   Our target audience was the busy researcher who wants to do a quick search for scoping purposes; not the systematic reviewer who needs a more rigorous and replicable method (we might need more than 20 minutes to do that justice!)After dealing with t
Assessing the risk of obstructive sleep apnoea–hypopnoea syndrome in elderly home care patients with chronic multimorbidity: a cross-sectional screening study
Author(s):Kleisiaris, C.F. | Kritsotakis, E.I. | Daniil, Z. | Markakis, G. | Papathanasiou, I.V. | Androulaki, Z. | Gourgoulianis, K.I.Publication year: 2016Journal / Book title: SpringerPlusAccess all results for your search in Scopus
CLAHRC Director from Sheffield Invited to NIHR Parliamentary Open Day
The Director of the Collaboration for Leadership and Applied Health Research and Care Yorkshire and Humber (CLAHRC YH), Professor Sue Mawson, was invited to the National Institute for Health Research Parliamentary Open Day ("NIHR Delivering Health and Wealth") to represent all of the CLAHRCs in England to celebrate the NIHR's 10th Anniversary. The Deaprtment of Health Research and Develo

JAN 25

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