Asian J Transfus Sci 2013 Jul;7(2):162-3
Department of Immunohematology and Blood Transfusion Medicine, Government Medical College, Jammu, India.
J Infect Dis 2021 Jun 23. Epub 2021 Jun 23.
Department of Clinical Infection, Microbiology and Immunology, Institute of Infection, veterinary and Ecological Sciences, University of Liverpool, UK.
Background: A notable feature of COVID-19 is that children are less susceptible to severe disease. Children are known to experience more infections with endemic human coronaviruses (HCoVs) compared to adults. Little is known whether HCoV infections lead to cross-reactive anti-SARS-CoV-2 antibodies. Read More
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 2021 Jun;118(25)
Department of Anthropology, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL 60208.
Individuals who are minoritized as a result of race, sexual identity, gender, or socioeconomic status experience a higher prevalence of many diseases. Understanding the biological processes that cause and maintain these socially driven health inequities is essential for addressing them. The gut microbiome is strongly shaped by host environments and affects host metabolic, immune, and neuroendocrine functions, making it an important pathway by which differences in experiences caused by social, political, and economic forces could contribute to health inequities. Read More
J Clin Endocrinol Metab 2021 Jun 23. Epub 2021 Jun 23.
Genetics and Genome Biology Program, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
Background: Papillary thyroid carcinoma is the most common endocrine malignancy. Since most nodules are benign, the challenge for the clinician is to identify those most likely to harbour malignancy while limiting exposure to surgical risks among those with benign nodules.Methods: Random Forests (augmented to select features based on our clinical measure of interest), in conjunction with interpretable rule sets, were used on demographic, ultrasound and biopsy data of thyroid nodules from children <18 years at a tertiary pediatric hospital. Read More
Wiad Lek 2021 ;74(6):1312-1316
PEDAGOGICAL INSTITUTE, BORYS GRINCHENKO KYIV UNIVERSITY, KYIV, UKRAINE.
Objective: The aim: To examine the features of experiences during quarantine relating to the tolerance for uncertainty.Patients And Methods: Materials and methods: 306 volunteers aged 18-65 years participated in this study. All participants were tested during strict quarantine in April 2020. Read More
Palliat Med 2021 Jun 23:2692163211026518. Epub 2021 Jun 23.
Department of Palliative Medicine, St Vincent's Hospital Melbourne, Melbourne, VIC, Australia.
Background: COVID-19 has led to implementation of wide-ranging social restriction measures with consequent impact on health care utilisation in many domains. There is little published data on the experience of palliative care services catering to a population with low case numbers of COVID-19.Aim: This study aimed to consider the impact of COVID-19 on utilisation of inpatient palliative care in the context of low community transmission, and low numbers of cases in hospital. Read More