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Can Obesity Prevalence Explain COVID-19 Indicators (Cases, Mortality, and Recovery)? A ...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC9211382
Journal of Obesity; Arbel Y, Fialkoff C et. al.

Jun 25th, 2022 - SARS-CoV-2 virus disease (COVID-19) is declared a global pandemic with multiple risk factors. Obesity is considered by several researchers as one of the serious risk factors for SARS-CoV-2 virus complications based on recent empirical studies. Yet, other scholars argue in favor of the existence of an obesity survival paradox and criticize the former group of studies on the grounds that they lac...

Development and Validation of the Tuberculosis Risk Score for Smokers (TBRSS).
https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph19126959
International Journal of Environmental Research and Publi... Tengku Khalid TNF, Wan Mohammad WMZ et. al.

Jun 25th, 2022 - Tuberculosis (TB) remains a significant public health issue worldwide. However, the effectiveness of TB screening programmes among smokers is still questionable. There is a need for a simple, reliable, and validated screening system for this risk population. This study aimed to develop and validate the tuberculosis risk score for smokers (TBRSS) in Kelantan, Malaysia. A case-control study was c...

The Impact of World Trade Center Related Medical Conditions on the Severity of COVID-19...
https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph19126963
International Journal of Environmental Research and Publi... Lhuillier E, Yang Y et. al.

Jun 25th, 2022 - The individuals who served our country in the aftermath of the attacks on the World Trade Center (WTC) following the attacks of 11 September 2001 have, since then, been diagnosed with a number of conditions as a result of their exposures. In the present study, we sought to determine whether these conditions were risk factors for increased COVID-19 disease severity within a cohort of N = 1280 WT...

Long-Term Effects of COVID-19 on Workers in Health and Social Services in Germany.
https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph19126983
International Journal of Environmental Research and Publi... Peters C, Dulon M et. al.

Jun 25th, 2022 - Health workers are at increased risk for SARS-CoV-2 infections. What follows the acute infection is rarely reported in the occupational context. This study examines the employees' consequences of COVID-19 infection, the risk factors and the impact on quality of life over time. In this baseline survey, respondents were asked about their COVID-19 infection in 2020 and their current health situati...

Impact of Plantation Induced Forest Degradation on the Outbreak of Emerging Infectious ...
https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph19127036
International Journal of Environmental Research and Publi... Saha K, Ghatak D et. al.

Jun 25th, 2022 - The world has been facing a pandemic owing to COVID-19. We have also seen the geographic expansion and outbreaks of other emerging infectious diseases (EID) in recent years. This paper investigates the direct and indirect effects of land use land cover change (LULCC) on EID outbreaks in the context of Wayanad District of Kerala, India. Wayanad is in the vulnerable tropical forested region, and ...

The Role of Science-Based Knowledge on the SARS-CoV-2 Virus in Reducing COVID-19-Induce...
https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph19127070
International Journal of Environmental Research and Publi... Dubovi I, Ruban A et. al.

Jun 25th, 2022 - The COVID-19 infection has generated not only a risk of morbidity and mortality but also resulted in an enormous psychological impact on healthcare providers and the general public. This study aimed to evaluate the prevalence of anxiety and identify the role of protective factors. A two-part cross-sectional study was conducted, by means of an online questionnaire. Part 1 investigated 562 regist...

Alteration of Inflammatory Parameters and Psychological Post-Traumatic Syndrome in Long...
https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph19127103
International Journal of Environmental Research and Publi... Clemente I, Sinatti G et. al.

Jun 25th, 2022 - The aim of our study is to evaluate the correlation between the psychological status of patients recovered from SARS-CoV-2 (Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2) infection (long-COVID patients) and their inflammatory status. Three months after hospital discharge, ninety-three patients were recruited and categorized into two distinct populations: control and long-COVID (COrona VIrus D...

The Pre-Vaccination Donated Blood Is Free from Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Corona...
https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph19127119
International Journal of Environmental Research and Publi... Almaeen AH, Alduraywish AA et. al.

Jun 25th, 2022 - (1) Backgrounds and Objectives: Since its discovery, information about the severe acute respiratory syndrome-coronavirus-2 (SARS-CoV-2) has spread rapidly. However, many issues remain unresolved. Coronaviruses are primarily transmitted through respiratory secretions. The possibility of transmission via donated blood transfusion deserves studying. This is the first study in Saudi Arabia to look ...

Risk Measurement of Perinatal and Neonatal Morbidity Characteristics and Applicability ...
https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph19127132
International Journal of Environmental Research and Publi... Carmona A, Latorre Tejerina M et. al.

Jun 25th, 2022 - Post-marketing safety surveillance of new vaccines aimed to be administered during pregnancy is crucial to orchestrate efficient adverse events evaluation. This is of special relevance in the current landscape of new vaccines being introduced in the pregnant women population, and particularly due to the recent administration of COVID-19 vaccines in pregnant women. This multi-center prospective ...

Is There an Association between the Use of Epidural Analgesia during Labor and the Deve...
https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph19127202
International Journal of Environmental Research and Publi... Król JW, Stanirowski PJ et. al.

Jun 25th, 2022 - Autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) are multifactorial and complex neurodevelopmental conditions usually diagnosed in the early childhood. The etiology of ASDs is commonly described as a genetic predisposition combined with an environmental impact. As a result of broadening of the diagnostic criteria the prevalence of ASDs has been increasing worldwide and the search for the modifiable factors is ...

A Retrospective Cross-Sectional Study on the Risk of Getting Sick with COVID-19, the Co...
https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph19127231
International Journal of Environmental Research and Publi... Kałucka S, Kusideł E et. al.

Jun 25th, 2022 - Six months after starting the National Vaccination Program against COVID-19, a cross-sectional retrospective study was conducted among 1200 salaried and non-salaried healthcare workers (HCWs) in Poland. Its aim was to assess factors including the risk of exposure to COVID-19, experiences with COVID-19, the trust in different sources of knowledge about the pandemic and SARS-CoV-2 vaccines, and t...

SARS-CoV-2 Risk Quantification Model and Validation Based on Large-Scale Dutch Test Eve...
https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph19127238
International Journal of Environmental Research and Publi... Kolen B, Znidarsic L et. al.

Jun 25th, 2022 - In response to the outbreak of SARS-CoV-2, many governments decided in 2020 to impose lockdowns on societies. Although the package of measures that constitute such lockdowns differs between countries, it is a general rule that contact between people, especially in large groups of people, is avoided or prohibited. The main reasoning behind these measures is to prevent healthcare systems from bec...

Coccidioidomycosis (Valley Fever), Soil Moisture, and El Nino Southern Oscillation in C...
https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph19127262
International Journal of Environmental Research and Publi... Tobin KJ, Pokharel S et. al.

Jun 25th, 2022 - The soil-borne fungal disease coccidioidomycosis (Valley fever) is prevalent across the southwestern United States (US). Previous studies have suggested that the occurrence of this infection is associated with anomalously wet or dry soil moisture states described by the "grow and blow" hypothesis. The growth of coccidioidomycosis is favored by moist conditions both at the surface and in the roo...

Global Trends in Physical-Activity Research of Autism: Bibliometric Analysis Based on t...
https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph19127278
International Journal of Environmental Research and Publi... Feng XW, Hadizadeh M et. al.

Jun 25th, 2022 - The World Health Organization has identified nervous system diseases as one of the biggest public health problems, including autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Considering the extensive benefits of physical activity (PA), the literature on the PA research of ASD has increased each year, but there is a lack of bibliometric analyses in this field. To investigate the research achievements worldwide, ...

Trazodone Prolonged-Release Monotherapy in Cannabis Dependent Patients during Lockdown ...
https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph19127397
International Journal of Environmental Research and Publi... Mazza M, Caroppo E et. al.

Jun 25th, 2022 - (1) Background: During the SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) pandemic, cannabis use increased relative to pre-pandemic levels, while forced home confinement frequently caused sleep/wake cycle disruptions, psychological distress, and maladaptive coping strategies with the consequent appearance of anxiety symptoms and their potential impact on substance use problems. (2) Aim: Long-acting trazodone (150 mg or...

SARS-CoV-2 Transmission in the Military during the Early Phase of the Pandemic-A System...
https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph19127418
International Journal of Environmental Research and Publi... Gwee SXW, Chua PEY et. al.

Jun 25th, 2022 - Militaries worldwide have been affected by COVID-19 pandemic. However, the impact and epidemiological characteristics of transmission during the early phase of the pandemic is not well-studied. This study aims to systematically estimate the baseline incidence of COVID-19 in the military worldwide and identify the potential risk factors of transmission and clinical characteristics of the cases. ...

Cascading Risks for Preventable Infectious Diseases in Children and Adolescents during ...
https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph19127005
International Journal of Environmental Research and Publi... Maggioni A, Gonzales-Zamora JA et. al.

Jun 25th, 2022 - Russia's military incursion into Ukraine triggered the mass displacement of two-thirds of Ukrainian children and adolescents, creating a cascade of population health consequences and producing extraordinary challenges for monitoring and controlling preventable pediatric infectious diseases. From the onset of the war, infectious disease surveillance and healthcare systems were severely disrupted...

Tendency in Pulmonary Aspergillosis Investigation during the COVID-19 Era: What Is Chan...
https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph19127079
International Journal of Environmental Research and Publi... Caggiano G, Apollonio F et. al.

Jun 25th, 2022 - Aspergillosis is a disease caused by Aspergillus, and invasive pulmonary aspergillosis (IPA) is the most common invasive fungal infection leading to death in severely immuno-compromised patients. The literature reports Aspergillus co-infections in patients with COVID-19 (CAPA). Diagnosing CAPA clinically is complex since the symptoms are non-specific, and performing a bronchoscopy is difficult....

The Influence of SARS-CoV-2 Pandemic on TMJ Disorders, OSAS and BMI.
https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph19127154
International Journal of Environmental Research and Publi... Saccomanno S, Saran S et. al.

Jun 25th, 2022 - The pandemic of the 21st century had a significant influence on the lives of the world population in a negative way. This situation determined a change of lifestyle; it caused the necessity of social isolation for a great number of people. In fact, people tended to avoid crowded environments, social events, to reduce medical checks and sports activities, favoring sedentary life because of fear ...

Long-Term Kinetics of Serological Antibodies against Vibrio cholerae Following a Clinic...
https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph19127141
International Journal of Environmental Research and Publi... Muzembo BA, Kitahara K et. al.

Jun 25th, 2022 - Approximately 2.9 million people worldwide suffer from cholera each year, many of whom are destitute. However, understanding of immunity against cholera is still limited. Several studies have reported the duration of antibodies following cholera; however, systematic reviews including a quantitative synthesis are lacking. To meta-analyze cohort studies that have evaluated vibriocidal, cholera to...