Diabetes Care 2020 01 6;43(1):e5-e7. Epub 2019 Nov 6.
Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
BMC Med Ethics 2021 Apr 9;22(1):42. Epub 2021 Apr 9.
Pediatrics (Infectious Diseases), Faculty of Medicine, Dalhousie University, Halifax, B3H 4H7, Canada.
Background: Little is known about volunteers from Northern research settings who participate in vaccine trials of highly infectious diseases with no approved treatments. This article explores the motivations of HIV immunocompromised study participants in Canada who volunteered in a Phase II clinical trial that evaluated the safety and immunogenicity of an Ebola vaccine candidate.Methods: Observation at the clinical study site and semi-structured interviews employing situational and discursive analysis were conducted with clinical trial participants and staff over one year. Read More
J Spinal Cord Med 2021 Apr 8:1-10. Epub 2021 Apr 8.
Kessler Foundation, West Orange, New Jersey, USA.
Context/objectives: Wheelchair users with chronic shoulder pain have few options after conservative treatments fail. This pilot study's purpose was to establish safety and treatment effects of micro-fragmented adipose tissue (MFAT) injections under ultrasound guidance for treatment of refractory shoulder pain caused by rotator cuff disease in wheelchair users with spinal cord injury (SCI) to prepare for a larger trial.Design: Pilot clinical trial. Read More
J Pak Med Assoc 2021 02;71(2(A)):556-558
King Edward Medical University, Lahore, Pakistan.
People who inject drugs (PWIDs) reuse injection equipment and other paraphernalia, which is a major source of transmission of human immunodeficiency (HIV) and hepatitis C virus (HCV) infections. PWIDs who use infected injections develop many surgical complications which are life- threatening. The most common complication is infected pseudoaneurysm. Read More
PLoS One 2021 1;16(4):e0249361. Epub 2021 Apr 1.
Division of Infectious Disease, Department of Internal Medicine, Inje University College of Medicine, Inje University Busan Paik Hospital, Busan, Korea.
Background: Data on illicit drug use by Korean people infected with HIV are lacking. Here, we examined the prevalence and patterns of illicit drug use among people infected with HIV in Korea.Material And Methods: In this cross-sectional study, we included all patients infected with HIV who visited a tertiary care hospital in Korea from January 1990 to May 2020. Read More
Diabetol Int 2021 Apr 16;12(2):217-228. Epub 2020 Nov 16.
Nutrition and Dietetics, Technological Educational Institute of Crete, Sitia, Greece.
Aims: The aims of this study are to evaluate any differences in the Quality of life among Continuous Subcutaneous Insulin Infusion (CSII) and Multiple Dose Injection (MDI) insulin delivery, applying the Diabetes Quality of life Brief Clinical Inventory (DQoL-BCI) questionnaire, and assess the diabetes management strategies between the two groups.Methods: One hundred and ten adult participants (male/female ratio 1:2.7) with type 1 diabetes were recruited in this online survey. Read More