J Wound Ostomy Continence Nurs 2021 Jul-Aug 01;48(4):359-361
Carolyn Crumley, DNP, RN, ACNS-BC, CWOCN, Saint Luke's East Hospital, Lee's Summit, MO; University of Missouri Sinclair School of Nursing, Columbia, Missouri; and Section Editor JWOCN Evidence-Based Report Card.
Indian J Med Ethics 2021 May 10;-(-):1-4. Epub 2021 May 10.
Professor, Senior Consultant and Adviser, Institute of Medical Genetics and Genomics, Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, New Delhi.110 060 INDIA.
Reform of the abortion laws in favour of the well-being of pregnant women is one aspect of the removal of gender discrimination. The Medical Termination of Pregnancy Act (MTP Act) 1971, was a breakthrough legislation in this regard, as it reduced the number of unsafe illegal abortions. With advancements in ultrasonography and genetic technologies, many foetal malformations and genetic disorders were being diagnosed after 20 weeks of gestation. Read More
Front Immunol 2021 21;12:679953. Epub 2021 Apr 21.
Department of Medicine and Surgery, Section of Pharmacology, University of Perugia, Perugia, Italy.
Immune checkpoint inhibitors have revolutionized the clinical approach of untreatable tumors and brought a breath of fresh air in cancer immunotherapy. However, the therapeutic effects of these drugs only cover a minority of patients and alternative immunotherapeutic targets are required. Metabolism of l-tryptophan (Trp) the kynurenine pathway represents an important immune checkpoint mechanism that controls adaptive immunity and dampens exaggerated inflammation. Read More
Health Econ 2021 Jun 15;30(6):1517-1539. Epub 2021 Apr 15.
Faculty of Business, University of New Brunswick, Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada.
In general, past studies have estimated the average effect of public smoking bans on youth, ignoring differences across sub-populations. We extend the literature by considering Indigenous youth, who are a vulnerable and previously unexamined group (however, our analysis excludes First Nations youth who live on reserve). We also consider previously unexamined outcomes among youth: self-assessed health and subjective well-being. Read More
Int J Infect Dis 2021 Jun 20;107:12-14. Epub 2021 Apr 20.
Fraunhofer Heinrich Hertz Institute, Am Stollen 19H, 38640 Goslar, Germany; Clausthal University of Technology, IOC, Leibnizstrasse 6, 38678 Clausthal-Zellerfeld, Germany.
The dispersion of aerosols was studied experimentally in several concert halls to evaluate their airborne route and thus the risk of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) spreading. For this, a dummy was used that emits simulated human breath containing aerosols (mean diameter of 0.3 μm) and CO, with a horizontal exhalation velocity of v = 2. Read More