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APLAR recommendations on the practice of telemedicine in rheumatology.
https://doi.org/10.1111/1756-185X.14286
International Journal of Rheumatic Diseases; Ahmed S, Grainger R et. al.

Jan 20th, 2022 - The COVID-19 pandemic led to rapid and widespread adoption of telemedicine in rheumatology care. The Asia Pacific League of Associations for Rheumatology (APLAR) working group was tasked with developing evidence-based recommendations for rheumatology practice to guide maintenance of the highest possible standards of clinical care and to enable broad patient reach. A systematic review of English...

Longitudinal Assessment of Cardiac Outcomes of Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Chi...
https://doi.org/10.1161/JAHA.121.023251
Journal of the American Heart Association; Matsubara D, Chang J et. al.

Jan 20th, 2022 - Background In multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children, there is paucity of longitudinal data on cardiac outcomes. We analyzed cardiac outcomes 3 to 4 months after initial presentation using echocardiography and cardiac magnetic resonance imaging. Methods and Results We included 60 controls and 60 cases of multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children. Conventional echocardiograms and defo...

Risk Factors and Psychological Consequences of COVID-19 Outbreak: Perspective and Exper...
https://doi.org/10.1111/disa.12532
Disasters Shamsalinia A, Mahmoudian A et. al.

Jan 20th, 2022 - Frontline Healthcare workers (HCWs) caring for patients with COVID-19 have a high risk of developing mental health problems. Recognizing the risk factors and consequences of care in this group of people can lead to preventive and interventional measures to maintain and improve their mental health and ultimately improve the quality of their care. This qualitative content analysis study was condu...

Glycomic Analysis Reveals That Sialyltransferase Inhibition Is Involved in the Antivira...
https://doi.org/10.1128/jvi.02141-21
Journal of Virology; Kang Y, Mai ZT et. al.

Jan 20th, 2022 - Due to the high mutation rate of influenza virus and the rapid increase of drug resistance, it is imperative to discover host-targeting antiviral agents with broad-spectrum antiviral activity. Considering the discrepancy between the urgent demand of antiviral drugs during an influenza pandemic and the long-term process of drug discovery and development, it is feasible to explore host-based anti...

Global Representation During a Global Pandemic.
https://doi.org/10.1001/jamapediatrics.2021.6446
JAMA Pediatrics; Mlia-Phiri E, Lissauer S et. al.

Jan 20th, 2022 - Global Representation During a Global Pandemic.|2022|Mlia-Phiri E,Lissauer S,Weatherhead JE,|

Are We Still Having Sex? Results of Round Two of the Love and Sex in the Time of COVID ...
https://doi.org/10.1007/s10461-022-03580-1 10.2139/ssrn.3614113 10.1007/s10461-020-02894-2 10.1007/s10461-020-02891-5 10.1080/00918369.2020.1868191 10.1007/s10461-020-02984-1 10.1007/s10461-020-03013-x 10.1007/s10461-020-02969-0 10.1097/QAI.0000000000002462 10.1007/s10461-020-02862-w 10.1080/00224499.2021.1888064/ 10.1016/j.jsxm.2020.10.004 10.1007/s10461-020-03024-8 10.1159/000326073 10.1016/S2352-3018(14)70001-3 10.1371/journal.pone.0186814 10.1177/0956462416642125 10.1007/s10461-020-02870-w
AIDS and Behavior; Stephenson R, Sullivan SP et. al.

Jan 20th, 2022 - This paper presents data from the Love and Sex in the Time of COVID survey, an online survey with US gay, bisexual and other men who have sex with men. The first round of the Love and Sex in the Time of COVID-19 survey was conducted online from April to May, 2020: the second round was collected November 2020 to January 2021. GBMSM were recruited through advertisements featured on social network...

The Priming Potential of Interferon Lambda-1 for Antiviral Defense in the Oral Mucosa.
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Inflammation Shikama Y, Kurosawa M et. al.

Jan 20th, 2022 - The oral mucosa is one of the first lines of the innate host defense system against microbial invasion. Interferon (IFN) lambda-1 (IFN-λ1), a type III IFN, exhibits type I IFN-like antiviral activity. In contrast to ubiquitously expressed type I IFN receptors, IFN-λ receptor 1 (IFN-λR1), which has higher affinity for type III IFNs than low-affinity interleukin (IL)-10 receptor 2, is mainly expr...

Variations in infection control practices suggest a need for guidelines in primary cili...
https://doi.org/10.1002/ppul.25836
Pediatric Pulmonology; Caliskan AB, Horani A et. al.

Jan 20th, 2022 - Primary ciliary dyskinesis (PCD) is an autosomal recessive disorder associated with impaired mucociliary clearance caused by defects in ciliary structure and function. The major clinical feature of PCD is recurring or persistent respiratory tract infection. Respiratory tract colonization with drug-resistant organisms impacts the frequency of infections and lung function decline. Protective gear...

Parental Satisfaction from Telemedicine in the Follow-up of Children Operated for Crani...
https://doi.org/10.1177/10556656221074214
The Cleft Palate-craniofacial Journal : Official Publicat... Kilipiris EG, Horn F et. al.

Jan 20th, 2022 - The current study aimed to evaluate the satisfaction level of parents from telemedicine use in the long-term follow-up of children operated for craniosynostosis during the COVID-19 pandemic. A cross-sectional 9-question survey analysis using Qualtrics survey software. An institutional study carried out at a national, tertiary level academic center in the Slovak Republic. All patients operated f...

An experimental investigation of a simulated online intergenerational friendship.
https://doi.org/10.1080/02701960.2021.2023810
Gerontology & Geriatrics Education; Lytle A, Macdonald J et. al.

Jan 20th, 2022 - Reducing ageism is a significant social issue. The current study involved a novel experimental examination of whether a one-time simulated online intergenerational friendship would reduce ageism. Undergraduate participants were randomly assigned to complete an interpersonal closeness exercise (the "fast friends" procedure, Aron et al., 1997; Lytle & Levy, 2015) with a confederate who used a scr...

Ivermectin in COVID-19 Management: What is the current evidence?
https://doi.org/10.2174/1871526522666220119114035
Infectious Disorders Drug Targets; Eerike M, Raj GM et. al.

Jan 20th, 2022 - Ivermectin (IVM), an approved anthelminthic drug, has been reported to have antiviral, antibacterial, and anticancer activities. Antiviral activity is due to the inhibition of nuclear cargo importin (IMP) protein. The anti-SARS CoV-2 activity through in vitro study was first reported by an Australian team. Later, many studies were conducted, and most of the study results were available as non-p...

The impact of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) on healthcare-associated infections i...
https://doi.org/10.1017/ice.2022.10
Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology; Weiner-Lastinger LM, Pattabiraman V et. al.

Jan 20th, 2022 - The impact of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) on healthcare-associated infections in 2020: A summary of data reported to the National Healthcare Safety Network - ADDENDUM.|2022|Weiner-Lastinger LM,Pattabiraman V,Konnor RY,Patel PR,Wong E,|

Comparing the mental health trajectories of four different types of keyworkers with non...
https://doi.org/10.1192/bjp.2021.205
The British Journal of Psychiatry : the Journal of Mental... Bu F, Mak HW et. al.

Jan 20th, 2022 - There are concerns that keyworkers may be at a greater risk for psychological distress than non-keyworkers during the COVID-19 pandemic. However, little research has included keyworkers outside of the healthcare sector or has disaggregated keyworkers into different subgroups. To examine longitudinal changes in mental health over 12 months during the COVID-19 pandemic comparing four different gr...

Understanding COVID-19 vaccination willingness among youth: A survey study in the Nethe...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.vaccine.2021.12.062
Vaccine Euser S, Kroese FM et. al.

Jan 20th, 2022 - Vaccination of youth could be key to preventing future outbreaks of SARS-CoV-2. Given the limited direct health benefit for young people, it is important to understand how youth themselves perceive obtaining a vaccination. This survey study in a representative sample of Dutch youth aged 12-18 showed that 73% were willing to get vaccinated against COVID-19. In regression analyses, vaccination wi...

COVID-19 vaccine uptake, effectiveness, and waning in 82,959 health care workers: A nat...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.vaccine.2021.11.061
Vaccine Bedston S, Akbari A et. al.

Jan 20th, 2022 - While population estimates suggest high vaccine effectiveness against SARS-CoV-2 infection, the protection for health care workers, who are at higher risk of SARS-CoV-2 exposure, is less understood. We conducted a national cohort study of health care workers in Wales (UK) from 7 December 2020 to 30 September 2021. We examined uptake of any COVID-19 vaccine, and the effectiveness of BNT162b2 mRN...

Designing of a bispecific antibody against SARS-CoV-2 spike glycoprotein targeting huma...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.humimm.2022.01.004
Human Immunology; Ojha R, Gurjar K et. al.

Jan 20th, 2022 - COVID-19 originated in Wuhan city, China, in 2019 erupted a global pandemic that had put down nearly 3 million lives and hampered the socio-economic conditions of all nations. Despite the available treatments, this disease is not being controlled totally and spreading swiftly. The deadly virus commences infection by hACE2 receptor and its co-receptors (DPP4) engagement with the viral spike prot...

Conference Attendance Tracking and Evaluation in the Era of Virtual Conferences.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.acra.2021.12.012
Academic Radiology; Kamel P, Brookmeyer C et. al.

Jan 20th, 2022 - The coronavirus pandemic upended in-person radiology education and led to a transition to virtual platforms. We needed a new method to monitor lecture attendance, previously relying on a physical badge system. Our goal was to develop and implement a virtual conference attendance system that is user-friendly, automated, useable in any virtual conference environment, and accurate. We developed a ...

The Association Between Sleep Disturbances and Erectile Dysfunction During the COVID-19...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.sxmr.2021.12.001
Sexual Medicine Reviews; Andersen ML, Tufik S

Jan 20th, 2022 - There is increasing concern about the impact of the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic on mental and physical health. Among the many possible outcomes of COVID-19, reports of sleep disturbances, and erectile dysfunction are becoming prevalent worldwide. We sought to evaluate the recent literature on this subject to produce a narrative review of the topic. We performed an extensive literature search to identif...

Covid-19: Reassess effects of mandatory vaccination on staffing, urge unions.
https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.o139
BMJ (Clinical Research Ed.); Waters A

Jan 20th, 2022 - Covid-19: Reassess effects of mandatory vaccination on staffing, urge unions.|2022|Waters A,|

The impact of blood campaigns using mobile blood collection drives on blood supply mana...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.transci.2022.103354
Transfusion and Apheresis Science : Official Journal of T... Halawani AJ

Jan 20th, 2022 - Blood transfusion is a lifesaving procedure for transfusion-dependent patients. Therefore, maintaining blood supply is extremely crucial. The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic has negatively affected blood supply by affecting donor attendance. This study aimed to investigate blood supply and demand during the pandemic and demonstrate the positive impact of blood donation campaigns th...