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Perspectives of education and mental health professionals on adolescent school-based me...
https://doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(22)02286-3
Lancet (London, England); Serka S, Mainwaring J

Mar 18th, 2023 - Interdisciplinary interventions for school-based mental health promotion (SBMHP) for adolescents (10-19 years old) provide a unique opportunity to address the urgent mental health needs across this population. EspaiJove.net, a SBMHP programme, has delivered mental health workshops to over 24118 adolescents in Barcelona, Spain, since 2012. This study aimed to explore the perspectives from profes...

COVID-19 in patients with neuroendocrine neoplasms: two-year results of the INTENSIVE s...
https://doi.org/10.1530/ERC-22-0395
Endocrine-related Cancer; Fazio N, Gervaso L et. al.

Mar 18th, 2023 - Preliminary results regarding 85 patients of the INTENSIVE study have been published in 2021. Now we are reporting the 2-year analysis. We conducted a retrospective/prospective worldwide study on patients with neuroendocrine neoplasms (NENs) and a molecularly proven SARS-CoV-2 positivity. Here we are reporting data from consecutive patients enrolled between June 01, 2020, and May 31, 2022. Amon...

Using a Nominal Group Technique to Develop a Science Communication Curriculum for Healt...
https://doi.org/10.1007/s13187-023-02282-z
Journal of Cancer Education : the Official Journal of The... Giuliani ME, Papadakos T et. al.

Mar 18th, 2023 - Effective science communication is fundamental to closing the gap from research and innovation to clinical implementation. Existing paradigms of science communication are often challenged by a lack of skill and engagement, particularly from those who progress the science. Currently, a standardized curriculum on science communication, with global applicability, does not exist. The purpose of thi...

Mental Health and Care Utilization Among Ethiopian-Israeli Immigrants During the Period...
https://doi.org/10.1007/s40615-023-01557-x
Journal of Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities; Shapiro E, Mekonent S et. al.

Mar 18th, 2023 - As well as affecting physical health, COVID-19 can impact mental health. Despite this, Israelis may not be getting needed mental health care because of culture-related barriers such as stigma and lack of knowledge about mental health and appropriate care. This is especially likely among vulnerable populations, such as Ethiopian immigrants, yet the topic has been understudied. This study aimed t...

Deaths from undetected COVID-19 infections as a fraction of COVID-19 deaths can be used...
https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0283081
PloS One; Rangayyan YM, Kidambi S et. al.

Mar 18th, 2023 - With countries across the world facing repeated epidemic waves, it becomes critical to monitor, mitigate and prevent subsequent waves. Common indicators like active case numbers may not be sensitive enough in the presence of systemic inefficiencies like insufficient testing or contact tracing. Test positivity rates are sensitive to testing strategies and cannot estimate the extent of undetected...

Large and small financial incentives may motivate COVID-19 vaccination: A randomized, c...
https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0282518
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...

COVID-19: Establishing, implementing and assessment safety strategy, descriptive interv...
https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0283197
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...

Assessing suicidality during the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic: Lessons learned from adaptation a...
https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0281711
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...

Concerted and multidisciplinary management of COVID-19 drug therapies during the first ...
https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0283165
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...

Cardiac arrhythmias in viral infections.
https://doi.org/10.1007/s10840-023-01525-9
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...

Evaluation of Employment Loss and Financial Hardship Among US Adults With Disabilities ...
https://doi.org/10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2023.3364
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,|

Obstetric and Neonatal Outcomes Associated With Implementation of a COVID-19 Predeliver...
https://doi.org/10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2023.3367
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,|

Analysis of Previous Infection, Vaccinations, and Anti-SARS-CoV-2 Antibody Titers and P...
https://doi.org/10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2023.3370
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,|

Effective Recruitment Strategies Utilized to Examine Dietary Practices of Blacks in New...
https://doi.org/10.1007/s40615-023-01559-9
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...

Combating COVID-19 Vaccine Inequity During the Early Stages of the COVID-19 Pandemic.
https://doi.org/10.1007/s40615-023-01546-0
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...

Navigating the COVID-19 Pandemic Together: Discussions Between Persons with Early-Stage...
https://doi.org/10.1002/gps.5905
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...

Research progress in spike mutations of SARS-CoV-2 variants and vaccine development.
https://doi.org/10.1002/med.21941
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...

Testing the feasibility and acceptability of an online 'Fatigue and Activity Management...
https://doi.org/10.1002/msc.1756
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...

Feeling intimidated and uncomfortable: Established and exacerbated educational inequiti...
https://doi.org/10.1002/aur.2919
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...

Feasibility Study of Cord Tissue Derived Mesenchymal Stromal Cells in COVID-19-Related ...
https://doi.org/10.1093/stcltm/szad009
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 ...