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Tendencies and attitudes towards dietary supplements use among undergraduate female students in Bangladesh.

PLoS One 2021 9;16(4):e0249897. Epub 2021 Apr 9.

Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Chittagong, Chittagong, Bangladesh.

Background: Dietary supplements (DS) are products that improve the overall health and well-being of individuals and reduce the risk of disease. Evidence indicates a rising prevalence of the use of these products worldwide especially among the age group 18-23 years.

Aim: The study investigates the tendencies and attitudes of Bangladeshi undergraduate female students towards dietary supplements (DS). Read More

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Establishing a consensus for the hallmarks of cancer based on gene ontology and pathway annotations.

BMC Bioinformatics 2021 Apr 6;22(1):178. Epub 2021 Apr 6.

The Leiden Institute of Advanced Computer Science (LIACS), Snellius Gebouw, Niels Bohrweg 1, Leiden, The Netherlands.

Background: The hallmarks of cancer provide a highly cited and well-used conceptual framework for describing the processes involved in cancer cell development and tumourigenesis. However, methods for translating these high-level concepts into data-level associations between hallmarks and genes (for high throughput analysis), vary widely between studies. The examination of different strategies to associate and map cancer hallmarks reveals significant differences, but also consensus. Read More

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Industry Compensation to Physician Vascular Specialist Authors of Highly-Referenced Aortic Aneurysm Studies.

Ann Vasc Surg 2021 Apr 2. Epub 2021 Apr 2.

Department of Surgery, Section of Vascular Surgery; Center for Health Outcomes and Policy, Center for Bioethics and Social Sciences in Medicine; University of Michigan; Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States. Electronic address:

Background: Industry payments to physicians may influence their attitudes toward medical devices and products. Disclosure of industry compensation by authors of scientific manuscripts usually occurs at the authors' discretion and is seldom audited as part of the peer review process. The purpose of this analysis was to characterize industry compensation among highly cited research articles related to aortic aneurysm. Read More

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Towards FAIR protocols and workflows: the OpenPREDICT use case.

PeerJ Comput Sci 2020 21;6:e281. Epub 2020 Sep 21.

Institute of Data Science, Maastricht University, Maastricht, Netherlands.

It is essential for the advancement of science that researchers share, reuse and reproduce each other's workflows and protocols. The FAIR principles are a set of guidelines that aim to maximize the value and usefulness of research data, and emphasize the importance of making digital objects findable and reusable by others. The question of how to apply these principles not just to data but also to the workflows and protocols that consume and produce them is still under debate and poses a number of challenges. Read More

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September 2020

Bibliometric analysis of the top 100 cited articles in head and neck radiology.

Acta Radiol Open 2021 Mar 12;10(3):20584601211001815. Epub 2021 Mar 12.

School of Medical Education, Newcastle University, Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK.

Background: Bibliometric analysis is commonly used to identify influential research within a given topic.

Purpose: To identify the 100 top-cited articles in head and neck radiology, analyse the history and trends in head and neck imaging research, and understand what constitutes a highly cited work.

Material And Methods: A literature search was performed on the Thomson Reuters Web of Science using pre-defined search terms. Read More

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Insight into the Interaction Between Microplastics and Microorganisms Based on a Bibliometric and Visualized Analysis.

Bull Environ Contam Toxicol 2021 Mar 29. Epub 2021 Mar 29.

Key Laboratory of Advanced Drug Preparation Technologies, Ministry of Education, School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Zhengzhou University, Zhengzhou, 450001, Henan, China.

Microplastics are abundant in the environment and have been proven to affect ecosystems and human health. Microorganisms play essential roles in the ecological fate of microplastics pollution, potentially yielding positive and negative effects. This study reviews the research progress of interaction between microplastics and microorganisms based on a bibliometric and visualized analysis. Read More

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Discovering latent node Information by graph attention network.

Sci Rep 2021 Mar 26;11(1):6967. Epub 2021 Mar 26.

School of Systems Science, Beijing Normal University, Beijing, 100875, People's Republic of China.

In this paper, we propose graph attention based network representation (GANR) which utilizes the graph attention architecture and takes graph structure as the supervised learning information. Compared with node classification based representations, GANR can be used to learn representation for any given graph. GANR is not only capable of learning high quality node representations that achieve a competitive performance on link prediction, network visualization and node classification but it can also extract meaningful attention weights that can be applied in node centrality measuring task. Read More

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Plant Products as Inhibitors of Coronavirus 3CL Protease.

Front Pharmacol 2021 9;12:583387. Epub 2021 Mar 9.

Department of Pharmaceutical Technology, Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India.

The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has created an alarming situation due to extensive loss of human lives and economy, posing enormous threat to global health security. Till date, no antiviral drug or vaccine against SARS-CoV-2 has reached the market, although a number of clinical trials are under way. The viral 3-chymotrypsin-like cysteine protease (3CL), playing pivotal roles in coronavirus replication and polyprotein processing, is essential for its life cycle. Read More

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A qualitative assessment of discharge against medical advice among patients hospitalized for injection-related bacterial infections in West Virginia.

Int J Drug Policy 2021 Mar 22;94:103206. Epub 2021 Mar 22.

Department of Behavioral Medicine & Psychiatry, School of Medicine, West Virginia University, United States; Department of Neurology, School of Medicine, West Virginia University, United States; Department of Neuroscience, School of Medicine, West Virginia University, United States; Department of Radiology, School of Medicine, West Virginia University, United States.

Background: The incidence of infective endocarditis (IE) and other systemic bacterial infections is increasing, and people who inject drugs (PWID) have higher rates of discharge against medical advice (AMA) for these infections than patients whose infections are not injection-related. In this study, we characterize factors that contribute to AMA hospital discharge among PWID.

Methods: We conducted qualitative interviews with twenty PWID hospitalized with serious injection-related bacterial infections in West Virginia. Read More

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Key Factors for Successful Implementation of HIV Prevention Services by THRIVE Community Collaboratives.

Public Health Rep 2021 Mar 25:333549211005793. Epub 2021 Mar 25.

1242 Division of HIV/AIDS Prevention, National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA.

Objective: The Targeted Highly Effective Interventions to Reverse the HIV Epidemic (THRIVE) demonstration project created collaboratives of health departments, community-based organizations, and clinical partners to improve HIV prevention services for men who have sex with men (MSM) and transgender women (TGW) of color. We administered an online survey from September 2018 through February 2019 to assess the collaboratives.

Methods: We used a Likert scale to measure agreement on collaborative characteristics. Read More

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First Report of Moldy Core of Sweet Tango Apples from New Zealand Caused by Alternaria arborescens.

Plant Dis 2021 Mar 24. Epub 2021 Mar 24.

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, 4902 Victoria Avenue North, Vineland Station, ON L0R 2E0, Canada, Vineland, Ontario, Canada;

Moldy core is a fungal disease of apple fruits that is characterized by mycelial growth in the seed locules and is sometimes accompanied by penetration of the immediate surrounding flesh. The disease can go undetected until the fruit is cut open, as no external symptoms appear on the fruit. Alternaria, Aspergillus, Cladosporium, Coniothyrium, Epicoccum, Phoma and Stemphylium are some of the common pathogens associated with moldy core (Serdani et al. Read More

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Harefuah 2021 Feb;160(2):117-121

Fordham University Law School, New York.

Introduction: One of the features of the recent measles outbreak world-wide has been the resurgence of the opposition to vaccination in the religious Jewish community. The present article presents the positions of a broad spectrum of Orthodox rabbinical rulings ranging from Haredi to National Religious to Modern Orthodox on this issue. The overwhelming majority of the halakhic authorities cited are in favor of the vaccination of both adults and children. Read More

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February 2021

CITED4 enhances the metastatic potential of lung adenocarcinoma.

Thorac Cancer 2021 Mar 24. Epub 2021 Mar 24.

Key Laboratory of Cancer Prevention and Therapy, Tianjin Medical University Cancer Institute and Hospital, National Clinical Research Center for Cancer, Tianjin's Clinical Research Center for Cancer, Tianjin, China.

Background: CITED4 belongs to the CBP/p300-interacting transactivator with glutamic acid and aspartic acid-rich tail (CITED) family which is induced by various cytokines and participates in cytokine-induced proliferation and differentiation. CITED4 is induced by HB-EGF in lung cancer cells. However, it is unclear whether and how CITED4 contributes to the invasion and metastasis of lung adenocarcinoma (ADC). Read More

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Systematic review of intervertebral disc repair: a bibliometric analysis of the 100 most-cited articles.

J Orthop Surg Res 2021 Mar 22;16(1):207. Epub 2021 Mar 22.

Beijing Chao-yang Hospital, Capital Medical University, 8 Gongren Tiyuchang Nanlu, Chaoyang District, Beijing, 100020, China.

Study Design: A bibliometric review of the literature.

Objective: To identify the most frequently cited articles relating to the repair of intervertebral disc (IVD) and to summarize the key points and findings of these highly cited works, to quantify their impact on the developments of the disc disease treatment. IVD repair is an ever-growing and multi-disciplinary innovating treatment method for disc diseases. Read More

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Quality and Cost of Care by Hospital Teaching Status: What Are the Differences?

Frank A Sloan

Milbank Q 2021 03;99(1):273-327

Duke University.

Policy Points In two respects, quality of care tends to be higher at major teaching hospitals: process of care and long-term survival of cancer patients following initial diagnosis. There is also evidence that short-term (30-day) mortality is lower on average at such hospitals, although the quality of evidence is somewhat lower. Quality of care is mulitdimensional. Read More

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[What are the benefits of patient-specific reconstruction in total hip replacement?]

Orthopade 2021 Apr 9;50(4):287-295. Epub 2021 Mar 9.

Klinik für Orthopädie und Unfallchirurgie, Universitätsklinikum Heidelberg, Schlierbacher Landstraße 200a, 69118, Heidelberg, Deutschland.

Background: The success of primary total hip replacement (THR) is predominately determined by the primary stability of the implant and the restoration of the patient-specific joint biomechanics. The three-dimensional (patho-) anatomy, size, geometry, and shape of the acetabulum and proximal femur is highly variable in patients with advanced hip osteoarthritis. Accurate preoperative planning is an essential prerequisite for all replacement procedures. Read More

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A bibliometric analysis of micro electro mechanical system energy harvester research.

Heliyon 2021 Mar 8;7(3):e06406. Epub 2021 Mar 8.

Institute of Microengineering and Microelectronics, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Bangi, 43600, Selangor, Malaysia.

Micro Electro Mechanical System (MEMS) energy harvester's research interests have been increasing rapidly, indicating that the topic has given significant contributions to the sustainable development of energy alternatives. Although many research activities have been conducted and reported since several years ago, only limited efforts have been made to analyze the research's impact in this area. In this paper, we report a bibliometric analysis on the research progress in MEMS for energy harvester. Read More

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Comparing Patient-Reported Outcome Measurements for Femoroacetabular Impingement Syndrome.

Am J Sports Med 2021 Mar 19:363546521999403. Epub 2021 Mar 19.

Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA.

Background: There is much debate in the current literature with regard to the most appropriate hip-specific patient-reported outcome (PRO) measurement for assessment of femoroacetabular impingement syndrome (FAIS) and outcomes after surgical treatment. Despite systematic reviews assessing the validity of classic hip-specific PROs as well as newer PROs developed to target the young, active population, there lacks a direct comparison of the question content between each PRO.

Purpose: To compare the question composition and degree of overlap between commonly used PROs for FAIS. Read More

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Influence of replacing oregano essential oil by ground oregano leaves on chitosan/alginate-based dressings properties.

Int J Biol Macromol 2021 Mar 15;181:51-59. Epub 2021 Mar 15.

Laboratory of Packaging Technology and Membrane Development - LATEM, Department of Chemical Engineering, Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS), Ramiro Barcelos Street, 2777, 90035-007 Porto Alegre, RS, Brazil.

Biopolymers, as chitosan and alginate, have gained prominence in the biomedical area, mainly for application in wound dressings, as partial replacements for synthetic polymers. The present work aimed to compare the influence of the antimicrobial agent incorporation form on the properties of films prepared by casting. The chitosan/alginate-based films were manufactured containing oregano essential oil (OEO) or ground oregano leaves (OR). Read More

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Traditional knowledge, use and conservation of plants by the communities of Tharaka-Nithi County, Kenya.

Plant Divers 2020 Dec 30;42(6):479-487. Epub 2020 Dec 30.

CAS Key Laboratory of Plant Germplasm Enhancement and Specialty Agriculture, Wuhan Botanical Garden, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Wuhan, 430074, China.

Rural communities in Kenya largely depend on plant resources for their livelihood. The utilization of these resources depends on the availability of plant resources and the level of knowledge of the residents. We conducted an ethnobotanical study in Tharaka-Nithi County in Kenya to determine the knowledge and utilization of various plant species by the local communities. Read More

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December 2020

Impact of country self citation on the ranking of the top 50 countries in clinical neurology.

eNeurologicalSci 2021 Jun 4;23:100333. Epub 2021 Mar 4.

Section of Neurosurgery, King Khalid National Guards Hospital and King Saud bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.

Objectives: To examine the factors that influence country self-citation rate (SCR) in clinical neurology and to assess the impact of self-citation on the ranking of the top 50 countries.

Methods: SCImago Journal & Country Rank was used to collect data for the 50 most cited countries in clinical neurology during 1996-2019. Country SCR was correlated with several productivity parameters and examined statistically. Read More

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Exploring factors associated with pain in hemodialysis patients: a multicenter cross-sectional study from Palestine.

BMC Nephrol 2021 Mar 17;22(1):96. Epub 2021 Mar 17.

Department of Clinical and Community Pharmacy, College of Medicine and Health Sciences, An-Najah National University, 44839, Nablus, Palestine.

Background: Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is a rising medical concern around the world. End-stage kidney disease (ESKD) is the last stage of CKD stages that necessitates renal replacement therapy (RRT), such as hemodialysis (HD), which seems to be the most commonly used type. However, patients on HD still suffer from high mortality and morbidity rates compared to those who receive a kidney transplant. Read More

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Advanced ovarian cancer patients identify opportunities for prehabilitation: A qualitative study.

Gynecol Oncol Rep 2021 May 19;36:100731. Epub 2021 Feb 19.

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Gynecologic Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA.

Prehabilitation may modify frailty and increase resilience in a subset of ovarian cancer patients; however there is low adherence to most programs. Our aim was to investigate potential barriers and facilitators of prehabilitation during neoadjuvant chemotherapy (NACT). We identified 15 patients who underwent NACT from 2016 to 2018. Read More

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Global optometrist top 200 research ranking.

Clin Exp Optom 2021 Mar 4:1-15. Epub 2021 Mar 4.

School of Optometry, The University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, USA.

: Clinical optometric practice is underpinned by a rigorous research base, the primary evidence for which is publications in refereed scientific journals. Leading optometrists who publish this work should be identified and celebrated.: This work aims to derive publication metrics of the leading optometric researchers worldwide. Read More

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21st century citation analysis of the field of contact lenses.

Clin Exp Optom 2021 Feb 27:1-5. Epub 2021 Feb 27.

School of Optometry, The University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, USA.

: The scientific foundations for clinical contact lens practice are rooted in the ophthalmic literature. This analysis of contact lens papers celebrates contemporary research achievements in the contact lens field.: This work aims to assemble contact lens-related publication metrics so as to identify the most impactful papers published so far this century, as well the top countries, authors, institutions and journals. Read More

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February 2021

Machine Learning for Mental Health in Social Media: Bibliometric Study.

J Med Internet Res 2021 Mar 8;23(3):e24870. Epub 2021 Mar 8.

Department of Applied Artificial Intelligence, Sungkyunkwan University, Seoul, Republic of Korea.

Background: Social media platforms provide an easily accessible and time-saving communication approach for individuals with mental disorders compared to face-to-face meetings with medical providers. Recently, machine learning (ML)-based mental health exploration using large-scale social media data has attracted significant attention.

Objective: We aimed to provide a bibliometric analysis and discussion on research trends of ML for mental health in social media. Read More

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HIV Self-Testing Uptake and Intervention Strategies Among Men in Sub-Saharan Africa: A Systematic Review.

Front Public Health 2021 19;9:594298. Epub 2021 Feb 19.

Department of Prevention and Community Health, The George Washington University, Washington, DC, United States.

HIV testing is an essential gateway to HIV prevention and treatment services. However, HIV testing uptake remains low among men due to stigma, discrimination, and confidentiality concerns. HIV self-testing (HIVST) is an alternative HIV testing method that can address many of these barriers for men. Read More

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February 2021

Factors affecting utilization of traditional bonesetters in the Northern Region of Ghana.

Afr J Emerg Med 2021 Mar 30;11(1):105-110. Epub 2020 Sep 30.

University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA.

Background: Traditional bonesetters (TBS) are still highly patronized by people with fractures in Africa. We sought to investigate factors affecting the utilization of TBS services in the Northern Region of Ghana.

Methods: A mixed-methods study that combined both qualitative and quantitative approaches was conducted among 64 TBS clients in the Northern Region of Ghana. Read More

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Highly Cited Articles in the Field of Male Infertility and Antioxidants: A Scientometric Analysis.

World J Mens Health 2021 Feb 8. Epub 2021 Feb 8.

American Center for Reproductive Medicine, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH, USA.

Purpose: The objective of this scientometric analysis was to recognize the top 100 cited articles on 'Male infertility and Antioxidants' and analyze its publication characteristics.

Materials And Methods: The Scopus database was used to retrieve related articles and the top 100 identified based on citation rate.

Results: The articles were published in 56 journals between 1995 and 2019 with a median (interquartile range) citation score of 17 (5-62). Read More

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February 2021

Financing Early Psychosis Intervention Programs: Provider Organization Perspectives.

Psychiatr Serv 2021 Mar 4:appips202000710. Epub 2021 Mar 4.

Department of Population Health Sciences (Bao, Papp) and Department of Psychiatry (Bao), Weill Cornell Medical College, New York City; Silberman School of Social Work at Hunter College, City University of New York, New York City (Lee); National Association of State Mental Health Program Directors, Alexandria, Virginia (Shern); Department of Mental Health, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore (Shern); Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York City (Dixon); New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York City (Dixon). Editor Emeritus Howard H. Goldman, M.D., Ph.D., was decision editor for this article.

Objective: The authors aimed to identify prominent financing approaches for coordinated specialty care (CSC) of patients with first-episode psychosis, alignment or misalignment of such approaches with sustained CSC implementation, and CSC provider perspectives on ideal payment models.

Methods: Semistructured interviews were conducted with informants from CSC provider organizations. Purposeful sampling of CSC program directors, team leaders, and other administrators from a national e-mail Listserv was supplemented by snowball sampling via participant recommendations. Read More

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