Anesth Analg 2022 Feb;134(2):253-256
Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine, Ghent University Hospital - Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium.
East Afr Health Res J 2021 15;5(2):137-141. Epub 2021 Nov 15.
Department of General Surgery, Mpeketoni Hospital, Lamu County, Kenya.
Foreign bodies in the anus and rectum are not uncommon presentations globally. Reasons for foreign bodies in the rectum can be trauma, assault, psychiatric reasons but the most common reason documented is sexual pleasure, and objects range from sex toys to tools to packed drugs. Regardless of the reason, health care providers must maintain nonjudgmental composure and express empathy. Read More
Z Kinder Jugendpsychiatr Psychother 2021 Jan;50(1):1-7
LWL-Universitätsklinik Hamm der Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Hamm.
Inclusion of gaming disorder as a behavioral addiction in ICD-11 With the inclusion of the new category "disorders due to addictive behaviors" in ICD-11, it has been officially recognized by the WHO that highly rewarding behaviors, analogous to psychotropic substances, can become addictive. In addition to gambling disorder, which was already listed in ICD-10, computer gaming disorder was added as a new diagnosis in this category. The phenotype is characterized by loss of control, priority of gaming over other activities, continuation of gaming despite negative consequences, and the condition of significant impairment caused by the symptomatology. Read More
Sensors (Basel) 2021 Dec 17;21(24). Epub 2021 Dec 17.
Department of Electrical, Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering and Naval Architecture (DITEN), Università degli Studi di Genova, Via all'Opera Pia 11a, I-16145 Genoa, Italy.
Digital medical solutions can be very helpful in restorative neurology, as they allow the patients to practice their rehabilitation activities remotely. This work discloses ReMoVES, an IoMT system providing telemedicine services, in the context of Multiple Sclerosis rehabilitation, within the frame of the project STORMS. A rehabilitative protocol of exercises can be provided as ReMoVES services and integrated into the Individual Rehabilitation Project as designed by a remote multidimensional medical team. Read More
Nutrients 2021 Dec 14;13(12). Epub 2021 Dec 14.
Pediatric Department, "Vittore Buzzi" Children's Hospital, 20154 Milan, Italy.
The coexistence of childhood obesity (or its risk) and COVID-19 pandemic put children and adolescents in greater risk to develop respiratory and cardiovascular diseases. In fact, the restrictions introduced to limit the spread of the virus had detrimental effects on various lifestyle components, especially in young population. This resulted in augmented levels of physical inactivity and sedentary behaviors and a reduced time spent in play outdoors or sport practices. Read More