Judy Harrison

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BACKGROUND Cranberry fruits possess many biological activities partly due to their various phenolic compounds; however the underlying modes of action are poorly understood. We studied the effect of cranberry fruit extracts on the gene expression of Staphylococcus aureus to identify specific cellular processes involved in the antibacterial action. METHODS(More)
BACKGROUND Acute home treatment services, providing short-term intensive input as an alternative to in-patient admission, have been recommended by the Department of Health as part of a spectrum of care. The lack of research evidence for such services is in contrast to acute day hospital care which has been better researched, but not widely adopted. This(More)
BACKGROUND Mental health policy in England is undergoing radical change involving the integration of services aimed at improving outcomes for patients. At the same time, there is limited evidence about how conventional services are performing. The present paper reports data on the services provided and short-term outcomes achieved in eight community(More)
Less than ten years ago, the impact on plant biology of the gaseous free radical gas nitric oxide (NO .) related only to its toxic effects as a component of NO x , released into the atmosphere as an air pollutant during the combustion of fossil fuels. It is now clear that NO is a multi-faceted and versatile endogenous signalling molecule with an importance(More)
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