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‘They think it's all up to the girls’: gender, risk and responsibility for contraception (2014)
Journal Article
Brown, S. (2015). ‘They think it's all up to the girls’: gender, risk and responsibility for contraception. Culture, Health and Sexuality, 17(3), 312-325. https://doi.org/10.1080/13691058.2014.950983

Much research suggests that attitudes towards responsibility for use of contraception amongst young people are strongly gendered. However, decision making, if ‘decisions’ happen at all, is bound up with notions of hegemonic masculine and feminine rol... Read More about ‘They think it's all up to the girls’: gender, risk and responsibility for contraception.

Antiinflammatory Steroid Action in Human Ovarian Surface Epithelial Cells (2004)
Journal Article
Hillier, S. G., Rae, M. T., Niven, D., Critchley, H. O. D., & Harlow, C. R. (2004). Antiinflammatory Steroid Action in Human Ovarian Surface Epithelial Cells. Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism, 89(9), 4538-4544. https://doi.org/10.1210/jc.2

The human ovarian surface epithelium (OSE) is subject to serial injury and repair during ovulation, which is a natural inflammatory event. We asked whether there is a compensatory antiinflammatory component to this process, involving steroid hormone... Read More about Antiinflammatory Steroid Action in Human Ovarian Surface Epithelial Cells.

Ovine trophoblasts express cathelicidin host defence peptide in response to infection (2016)
Journal Article
Coyle, C., Wheelhouse, N., Jacques, M., Longbottom, D., Svoboda, P., Pohl, J., …Barlow, P. G. (2016). Ovine trophoblasts express cathelicidin host defence peptide in response to infection. Journal of Reproductive Immunology, 117, 10-16. https://doi.org/

Cationic host defence peptides (CHDP; also known as antimicrobial peptides) are key components of the immune response in the female reproductive tract. The role of the placental trophoblast in ovine host defence remains poorly understood. This study... Read More about Ovine trophoblasts express cathelicidin host defence peptide in response to infection.

Steroid signalling in the ovarian surface epithelium (2005)
Journal Article
Rae, M. T., & Hillier, S. G. (2005). Steroid signalling in the ovarian surface epithelium. Trends in Endocrinology and Metabolism, 16(7), 327-333. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tem.2005.07.002

Human ovarian surface epithelium (HOSE) undergoes serial injury-repair with each ovulation, which is probably why most ovarian epithelial cancers arise there. Considering the proposed inflammatory aetiology of ovarian cancer, anti-inflammatory steroi... Read More about Steroid signalling in the ovarian surface epithelium.

Impact of maternal undernutrition and fetal number on glucocorticoid, growth hormone and insulin-like growth factor receptor mRNA abundance in the ovine fetal kidney (2005)
Journal Article
Brennan, K. A., Gopalakrishnan, G. S., Kurlak, L., Rhind, S. M., Kyle, C. E., Brooks, A. N., …Symonds, M. E. (2005). Impact of maternal undernutrition and fetal number on glucocorticoid, growth hormone and insulin-like growth factor receptor mRNA abunda

Epidemiological and animal studies strongly indicate that the environment experienced in utero determines, in part, an individual’s likelihood of developing cardiovascular disease in later life. This risk has been further linked to impaired kidney fu... Read More about Impact of maternal undernutrition and fetal number on glucocorticoid, growth hormone and insulin-like growth factor receptor mRNA abundance in the ovine fetal kidney.

Specific Non-Genomic, Membrane-Localized Binding Sites for Progesterone in the Bovine Corpus Luteum1 (1998)
Journal Article
Rae, M. T., Menzies, G. S., McNeilly, A. S., Woad, K., Webb, R., & Bramley, T. A. (1998). Specific Non-Genomic, Membrane-Localized Binding Sites for Progesterone in the Bovine Corpus Luteum1. Biology of Reproduction, 58(6), 1394-1406. https://doi.org/10.1

Fractionation of bovine corpus luteum (CL) homogenates on continuous sucrose density gradients with and without preincubation with 3H-progesterone demonstrated high levels of tracer binding and high content of endogenous progesterone associated with... Read More about Specific Non-Genomic, Membrane-Localized Binding Sites for Progesterone in the Bovine Corpus Luteum1.

cAMP response element-binding (CREB) signalling and ovarian surface epithelial cell survival (2006)
Journal Article
Gubbay, O., Rae, M. T., McNeilly, A. S., Donadeu, F. X., Zeleznik, A. J., & Hillier, S. G. (2006). cAMP response element-binding (CREB) signalling and ovarian surface epithelial cell survival. Journal of Endocrinology, 191(1), 275-285. https://doi.org/10.

cAMP response-element binding (CREB) transcription factors transduce cell survival responses to peptide hormones and growth factors in normal tissues and mutant CREB proteins are implicated in tumorigenesis. Ovarian cancer most frequently arises from... Read More about cAMP response element-binding (CREB) signalling and ovarian surface epithelial cell survival.

Implementing continuity of midwife carer – just a friendly face? A realist evaluation (2020)
Journal Article
McInnes, R. J., Aitken-Arbuckle, A., Lake, S., Hollins Martin, C., & MacArthur, J. (2020). Implementing continuity of midwife carer – just a friendly face? A realist evaluation. BMC Health Services Research, 20(1), Article 304 (2020). https://doi.org/10

Background Good quality midwifery care saves the lives of women and babies. Continuity of midwife carer (CMC), a key component of good quality midwifery care, results in better clinical outcomes, higher care satisfaction and enhanced caregiver exper... Read More about Implementing continuity of midwife carer – just a friendly face? A realist evaluation.

Optimising the continuity experiences of student midwives: an integrative review (2020)
Journal Article
Moncrieff, G., MacVicar, S., Norris, G., & Hollins Martin, C. J. (2021). Optimising the continuity experiences of student midwives: an integrative review. Women and Birth, 34(1), 77-86. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.wombi.2020.01.007

Background: In several countries, midwifery students undertake continuity of care experiences as part of their pre-registration education. This is thought to enable the development of a woman-centred approach, as well as providing students with the s... Read More about Optimising the continuity experiences of student midwives: an integrative review.

Adolescents in Scotland: Challenges and Opportunities for Sexual Risk Reduction (2019)
Journal Article
Morrison-Beedy, D., Martin, C. H., Pow, J., & Elliott, L. (2019). Adolescents in Scotland: Challenges and Opportunities for Sexual Risk Reduction. Journal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care, 30(6), 619-629. https://doi.org/10.1097/jnc.0000000000000

Sexually transmitted infections, HIV, and unplanned pregnancy challenge the health of Scottish teens. We conducted focus groups with teens (ages 16-19 years) recruited from an urban youth cafe in Edinburgh and assessed sexual risk-taking and protecti... Read More about Adolescents in Scotland: Challenges and Opportunities for Sexual Risk Reduction.

The Birth Satisfaction Scale-Revised Indicator (BSS-RI): a validation study in Iranian mothers (2019)
Journal Article
Omani-Samani, R., Hollins Martin, C. J., Martin, C. R., Maroufizadeh, S., Ghaheri, A., & Navid, B. (2021). The Birth Satisfaction Scale-Revised Indicator (BSS-RI): a validation study in Iranian mothers. Journal of Maternal-Fetal and Neonatal Medicine, 34(

Objective: Birth Satisfaction Scale-Revised Indicator (BSS-RI) is a short selfreport instrument designed to measure satisfaction of the childbearing women’s experiences of labour and its outcomes. The aim of this study was to examine the reliability... Read More about The Birth Satisfaction Scale-Revised Indicator (BSS-RI): a validation study in Iranian mothers.

Immunological homeostasis at the ovine placenta may reflect the degree of maternal foetal interaction (2019)
Journal Article
Wattegedera, S. R., Doull, L. E., Goncheva, M. I., Wheelhouse, N., Watson, D. M., Pearce, J., Benavides, J., Palarea-Albaladejo, J., Mcinnes, C. J., Ballingall, K., & Entrican, G. (2019). Immunological homeostasis at the ovine placenta may reflect the deg

Successful mammalian pregnancies are a result of complex physiological, endocrinological and immunological processes that combine to create an environment where the mother is tolerant to the semi-allogeneic fetus. Our knowledge of the mechanisms that... Read More about Immunological homeostasis at the ovine placenta may reflect the degree of maternal foetal interaction.

Ferlavirus-related deaths in a collection of viperid snakes (2018)
Journal Article
Flach, E. J., Dagleish, M. P., Feltrer, Y., Gill, I. S., Marschang, R. E., Masters, N., Orós, J., Pocknell, A., Rendle, M. E., Strike, T., Tapley, B., & Wheelhouse, N. M. (2018). Ferlavirus-related deaths in a collection of viperid snakes. Journal of Zoo

Between June and October 2013 26 snakes of six viperid species kept in two adjoining rooms died (n = 16) or were euthanized on medical (1) or welfare grounds (9). Two were from the main zoo collection, but the other 24 had been imported and quarantin... Read More about Ferlavirus-related deaths in a collection of viperid snakes.

Herd-level prevalence of selected endemic infectious diseases of dairy cows in Great Britain (2017)
Journal Article
Velasova, M., Damaso, A., Prakashbabu, B. C., Gibbons, J., Wheelhouse, N., Longbottom, D., …Guitian, J. (2017). Herd-level prevalence of selected endemic infectious diseases of dairy cows in Great Britain. Journal of Dairy Science, 100(11), 9215-9233. h

To implement appropriate and effective disease control programs at national level, up-to-date and unbiased information on disease frequency is needed. The aim of this study was to estimate the prevalence of selected endemic infectious diseases in th... Read More about Herd-level prevalence of selected endemic infectious diseases of dairy cows in Great Britain.

Pathogenic outcome following experimental infection of sheep with Chlamydia abortus variant strains LLG and POS (2017)
Journal Article
Livingstone, M., Wheelhouse, N., Ensor, H., Rocchi, M., Maley, S., Aitchison, K., …Longbottom, D. (2017). Pathogenic outcome following experimental infection of sheep with Chlamydia abortus variant strains LLG and POS. PLOS ONE, 12(5), Article e0177653.

This study investigated the pathogenesis of two variant strains (LLG and POS) of Chlamydia abortus, in comparison to a typical wild-type strain (S26/3) which is known to be responsible for late term abortion in small ruminants. Challenge with the thr... Read More about Pathogenic outcome following experimental infection of sheep with Chlamydia abortus variant strains LLG and POS.

The human papillomavirus and HPV vaccine: accounts from young people from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic groups in Scotland aged 16-26 years (2016)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
Carnegie, E., Whittaker, A., Gray-Brunton, C., Kennedy, C., Hogg, R., Pow, J., …Hanif, N. (2016, April). The human papillomavirus and HPV vaccine: accounts from young people from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic groups in Scotland aged 16-26 years. Pape

Background: School nurses play important roles in delivering human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination programme in United Kingdom. International research indicates lower HPV vaccination uptake rates among Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) groups... Read More about The human papillomavirus and HPV vaccine: accounts from young people from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic groups in Scotland aged 16-26 years.

Probiotics And Their Effect On Maternal and Neonatal Health (2018)
Book Chapter
Hollins Martin, C., & Martin, C. (2018). Probiotics And Their Effect On Maternal and Neonatal Health. In C. R. Martin, & D. Larkin (Eds.), Probiotics in Mental Health (42-54). (1). CRC Press

Probiotics are living microorganisms which when dispensed in sufficient quantities are claimed to bestow benefits in terms of health on the host. The World Health Organization defines a probiotic as any living microorganism that produces a health ben... Read More about Probiotics And Their Effect On Maternal and Neonatal Health.

Impact of lifespan on nursing interventions (2013)
Book Chapter
Tait, D. (2013). Impact of lifespan on nursing interventions. In C. Brooker, & A. Waugh (Eds.), Foundations of Nursing Practice (159-192). (2nd). Elsevier

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Protein kinase C- and Ca2+ ionophore-stimulated production of reactive oxygen species in mechanically dispersed isolated bovine luteal cells (1997)
Journal Article
Sakka, E., Rae, M., Bramley, T., & Aitken, J. (1997). Protein kinase C- and Ca2+ ionophore-stimulated production of reactive oxygen species in mechanically dispersed isolated bovine luteal cells. Biology of Reproduction, 57(2), 428-435

We measured the production of reactive oxygen species (ROS) using luminol-horseradish peroxidase-induced chemiluminescence in mechanically dispersed cell suspensions from bovine corpus luteum (CL). Since other cell types besides luteal cells were pre... Read More about Protein kinase C- and Ca2+ ionophore-stimulated production of reactive oxygen species in mechanically dispersed isolated bovine luteal cells.

Minimum sample size requirements for a validation study of the Birth Satisfaction Scale-Revised (BSS-R) (2017)
Journal Article
Martin, C. R., & Hollins Martin, C. J. (2017). Minimum sample size requirements for a validation study of the Birth Satisfaction Scale-Revised (BSS-R). Journal of Nursing and Practice, 1(2), 25-30

Introduction: The 10-item Birth Satisfaction Scale-Revised (BSS-R) is a theoretically anchored and easy to administer multi-dimensional measure of the birth satisfaction construct. The use of the BSS-R Internationally has led to an increasing number... Read More about Minimum sample size requirements for a validation study of the Birth Satisfaction Scale-Revised (BSS-R).