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Link Between Allergy History & Post-COVID-19 Vaccination Allergic Reactions

Jan 20, 2022

In December 2020, the FDA granted emergency use authorization for mRNA COVID-19 vaccines from Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna. However, within days of this authorization, there were several reports of sev...

Type 2 Inflammatory Diseases in Pediatric Patients With Atopic Dermatitis

Jan 18, 2022

Contributor   Despite clinical experience and some data suggesting a link between atopic dermatitis (AD) and other atopic morbidities, few studies have investigated the full spectrum of...

Investigating the Influence of Erythropoietin on Blood Pressure and Cardiovascular Disease

Jan 17, 2022

For a study, researchers found that the heightened risk of high blood pressure (BP), coronary artery disease, and mortality were linked with exogenous administration of recombinant erythropoietin. But...

Effects of Blood Pressure Variability Modelling on the Risk of Stroke

Jan 17, 2022

For a study, one of the progressively acknowledged vascular risk factors was the long-term blood pressure variability (BPV). However, it was difficult to examine. The purpose of the study was to evalu...

Comprehensive metabolic study of nicotine in equine plasma and urine using liquid chromatography/high-resolution mass spectrometry for the identification of unique biomarkers for doping control.

Jan 17, 2022

Nicotine is classified as a stimulant, and its use is banned in horse racing and equestrian sports by the International Federation of Horseracing Authorities and the Fédération Équestre Internation...

[Postoperative multiprofessional comprehensive treatment].

Jan 17, 2022

In orthogeriatric centers, postoperative, multiprofessional comprehensive treatment has proven to be an effective component in the convalescence of geriatric patients. The aim of the treatment is to m...

Mortality and morbidity following operative management of tibial shaft fractures in octogenarians.

Jan 17, 2022

As the geriatric population continues to grow, the incidence of tibial shaft fractures in octogenarians is projected to increase. There is significant variation in the functional and physiologic statu...

Validity and reliability of the Greek version of modified Baecke questionnaire.

Jan 17, 2022

The purpose of this study was to translate and investigate the validity and reliability of the modified Baecke Physical Activity Questionnaire (mBQ) in the Greek adult population.This is a cross-cultu...

Simultaneous monitoring of sweat lactate content and sweat secretion rate by wearable remote biosensors.

Jan 17, 2022

We report on the simultaneous monitoring of sweat lactate concentration and sweat secretion rate. For this aim lactate oxidase-Prussian Blue enzyme-nanozyme type lactate biosensors were elaborated. Th...

Metabolomics analysis of urine from rats given long-term high-protein diet using ultra-high-performance liquid chromatography-mass spectrometry.

Jan 17, 2022

Previous studies have indicated high-protein diet (HPD) promotes weight loss and improves metabolic parameters, but most of these studies have focused on the impact of short-term, long-term effects re...

Local immunomodulatory effects of intracanal medications in apical periodontitis.

Jan 17, 2022

The immune system is an extremely complex biological network that plays a crucial role in the hemostasis of periapical tissue, pathogenesis of apical periodontitis (AP) as well as periapical tissue he...

Impact of sodium hypochlorite on organic tissue dissolution in the periapical region of immature permanent teeth: an ex vivo study.

Jan 17, 2022

To evaluate the impact of different sodium hypochlorite irrigation protocols on organic tissue dissolution in the periapical region of simulated immature permanent teeth.Eight single-rooted premolars ...

Temporal Trends in Use of Complementary Therapies Among Patients With Cardiovascular Disorders.

Jan 17, 2022

This study aimed to evaluate the use and frequency of complementary and integrative medicine (CIM) therapies in an outpatient cohort with cardiovascular disease (CVD) and compare trends over time. Thi...

Air pollution as a risk factor for Cognitive Impairment no Dementia (CIND) and its progression to dementia: A longitudinal study.

Jan 17, 2022

Accumulation of evidence has raised concern regarding the harmful effect of air pollution on cognitive function, but results are diverging. We aimed to investigate the longitudinal association of long...

Improving patient care pathways in otitis externa.

Jan 17, 2022

Referrals for otitis externa (OE) have dramatically increased but the reasons for this remain unclear. We aim to characterize management of patients both pre- and post-referral to identify areas of im...

Feasibility of Shorter Rest Period Before Measuring Blood Pressure

Jan 14, 2022

The hypertension guidelines suggest a 3-5 minutes rest period prior to blood pressure (BP) measurement. Yet, it could be difficult to execute. The researchers carried out a randomized trial to decide ...

Automated Blood Pressure Measurement’s Accuracy in One Minute and Half-Minute Time Intervals

Jan 14, 2022

An obstacle to wider adoption of the repeated automated office-based blood pressure (AOBP) is the guidelines that suggested a 60-120 seconds time period. A three-day assessment was conducted on patien...

Understanding the Link between White Matter Hyperintensities and Systolic and Diastolic Blood Pressure

Jan 14, 2022

A regular discovery in older people’s cerebral magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is the white matter hyperintensities (WMH) of presumed vascular origin. WMH are credited to small vessel disease and t...

Investigating If a Patient’s Age When They Are Diagnosed with High Blood Pressure Is Linked With Brain Volume and Dementia

Jan 14, 2022

Researchers do not have enough information to conclude if a patient’s age at the time of being diagnosed with high blood pressure is linked to dementia and brain volume. The UK Biobank with baseline...

Patients With Asthma and HCPs Share Different Treatment Perceptions

Jan 10, 2022

Effective management of severe asthma (SA) requires a partnership (shared decision making) between a patient and their health care provider (HCP), in addition to ongoing treatment modification to achi...