PloS One; Fishman J, Mandell DS et. al.
Mar 18th, 2023 - Experts continue to debate how to increase COVID-19 vaccination rates. Some experts advocate for financial incentives. Others argue that financial incentives, especially large ones, will have counterproductive psychological effects, reducing the percent of people who want to vaccinate. Among a racially and ethnically diverse U.S. sample of lower income adults, for whom vaccine uptake has lagged...
PloS One; Alnour TMS, Al-Amer O et. al.
Mar 18th, 2023 - The increase in severe acute respiratory syndrome SARS-CoV-2 has invariably affected medical professionals in their training, academic and professional development. The present study was an interventional descriptive study aimed at reducing the risk of exposure to COVID-19 and enabling physical attendance to the practical session for applied medical students by establishing and implementing a s...
PloS One; Landrum KR, Akiba CF et. al.
Mar 18th, 2023 - The SARS-CoV-2 pandemic led to the rapid transition of many research studies from in-person to telephone follow-up globally. For mental health research in low-income settings, tele-follow-up raises unique safety concerns due to the potential of identifying suicide risk in participants who cannot be immediately referred to in-person care. We developed and iteratively adapted a telephone-delivere...
PloS One; Peretti M, Rebaudet S et. al.
Mar 18th, 2023 - To evaluate the impact of local therapeutic recommendation updates made by the COVID multidisciplinary consultation meeting (RCP) at the Hôpital Européen Marseille (HEM) through the description of the drug prescriptions for COVID-19 during the first two waves of the epidemic. This retrospective observational study analysed data from the hospital's pharmaceutical file. We included all patients h...
Journal of Interventional Cardiac Electrophysiology : an ... Lee PY, Garan H et. al.
Mar 18th, 2023 - The current COVID-19 pandemic has led to many studies examining its arrhythmogenic effects. However, there are many other viruses that are capable of inducing arrhythmias that have not received as much attention. The objective of this study was to review common viruses and identify studies highlighting their arrhythmogenic effects. In this review, we examined 15 viruses and the literature regar...
JAMA Network Open; Nguyen OT, Lee J et. al.
Mar 18th, 2023 - Evaluation of Employment Loss and Financial Hardship Among US Adults With Disabilities During the COVID-19 Pandemic.|2023|Nguyen OT,Lee J,Tabriz AA,Hong YR,Al Jumayli M,|
JAMA Network Open; Lai HC, Juan PK et. al.
Mar 18th, 2023 - Obstetric and Neonatal Outcomes Associated With Implementation of a COVID-19 Predelivery Screening Policy in a Taiwan Hospital.|2023|Lai HC,Juan PK,Chang SL,Tsai JF,Su YH,|
JAMA Network Open; Yamamoto S, Mizoue T et. al.
Mar 18th, 2023 - Analysis of Previous Infection, Vaccinations, and Anti-SARS-CoV-2 Antibody Titers and Protection Against Infection With the SARS-CoV-2 Omicron BA.5 Variant.|2023|Yamamoto S,Mizoue T,Ohmagari N,|
Journal of Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities; Johnson CK, Leung MM et. al.
Mar 18th, 2023 - Black Americans have long been considered a hard-to-reach population for research studies, whether quantitative surveys or for clinical research. Studies have explored multiple rationales for why Blacks are hard to reach, and the explanations have included historical mistrust, the need to assess the benefits from participating in research, and the expense of spending time participating in resea...
Journal of Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities; Mortiboy M, Zitta JP et. al.
Mar 18th, 2023 - Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, populations of color have been disproportionately impacted, with higher rates of infection, hospitalization, and mortality, compared to non-Hispanic whites. These disparities in health outcomes are likely related to a combination of factors including underlying socioeconomic inequities, unequal access to healthcare, higher rates of employment in essential or pu...
International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry; Ali T, Mroz EL et. al.
Mar 18th, 2023 - Studies have separately examined the health impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on persons with dementia and their caregivers. Less attention has been paid to the social and emotional impacts of the pandemic in this population or how these individuals are mutually coping with the pandemic. Guided by the social citizenship theory, this qualitative study sought to characterize how persons with demen...
Medicinal Research Reviews; He X, He C et. al.
Mar 18th, 2023 - The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic can hardly end with the emergence of different variants over time. In the past 2 years, several variants of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus-2 (SARS-CoV-2), such as the Delta and Omicron variants, have emerged with higher transmissibility, immune evasion and drug resistance, leading to higher morbidity and mortality in the population...
Musculoskeletal Care; Karkon S, O'Shea F et. al.
Mar 18th, 2023 - Fatigue and Activity Management Education for Work (FAME-W) is a four-week, occupational therapy led programme focussing on fatigue management strategies. FAME-W was designed to be delivered in person; however, due to COVID-19 pandemic it was modified to be an online group-based self-management intervention. The purpose of this study was to test the feasibility and acceptability of the online d...
Autism Research : Official Journal of the International S... Koffer Miller KH, Cooper DS et. al.
Mar 18th, 2023 - There are clear racial disparities that impact the education system. To capture the educational experiences of family members of Black autistic children as compared to white autistic children in the United States (US), a mixed methods design was implemented and included semi-structured interviews with family members of children between the ages of 5-12 who participated in a survey. The survey r...
Stem Cells Translational Medicine; Shaz BH, Kraft BD et. al.
Mar 18th, 2023 - Treatment options for patients with COVID-19-related acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) are desperately needed. Allogeneic human umbilical cord derived mesenchymal stromal cells (hCT-MSCs) have potential therapeutic benefits in these critically ill patients, but feasibility and safety data are lacking. In this phase I multisite study, 10 patients with COVID-19-related ARDS were treated ...
Culture, Health & Sexuality; Dearolf MH, D'Angelo AB et. al.
Mar 18th, 2023 - The early months of the SARS-CoV2 pandemic exacerbated health disparities for vulnerable populations, including transgender (trans) communities, creating unique challenges for navigating sex and dating. This paper aims to expand upon the current literature regarding transmasculine populations by capturing their lived experiences during this critical time. We interviewed 20 assigned female sex a...
Journal of the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society; Teoh Z, Willis ZI
Mar 18th, 2023 - Two new articles describe the use and implementation of monoclonal antibodies to treat COVID-19 in children. While these studies provide valuable guidance for pediatric clinicians, more studies of monoclonal antibodies and other COVID-19 therapies in children are needed.
Journal of Travel Medicine; Murakami M, Kitajima M et. al.
Mar 18th, 2023 - The growing need to establish a global wastewater surveillance consortium for future pandemic preparedness.|2023|Murakami M,Kitajima M,Endo N,Ahmed W,Gawlik B,|
Immunologic Research; Syrmou V, Liaskos C et. al.
Mar 18th, 2023 - Several cases of vaccine-associated manifestations have been published including cases of inflammatory myositis. Herein, we comprehensively review the literature on the occasion of case of a woman with inflammatory myositis following COVID-19 vaccination. A 67-year-old woman presented with left arm edema, rash, and weakness after the 2nd dose of the BTN162b2 vaccine. Raised muscle enzymes and i...
Clinical Otolaryngology : Official Journal of ENT-UK ; Of... Clements K, Cowell A et. al.
Mar 18th, 2023 - To evaluate the impact of the COVID-19 lockdown measures on HNC, by comparing the stage at presentation and treatment of HNC before and after the most severe COVID-19 restrictions. A retrospective cohort study. A regional cancer network serving a patient population of 2.4 million. Newly diagnosed patients with HNC between June and October 2019 (pre-pandemic) and June and October 2021 (post-pand...