Globally, informed decision on the most effective set of restrictions for the containment of COVID-19 has been the subject of intense debates. There is a significant need for a structured […]
Distinguishing COVID-19 from influenza in children remains challenging.
Clinical descriptions about inflenza-like illness in children seem non specific during the co-circulation of SARS-CoV-2 and influenza. This paper aimed to summarize recent studies comparing clinical features and outcome, laboratory […]
Emotional eating, binge eating, physical inactivity, and vespertine chronotype are negative predictors of dietary practices during COVID-19 social isolation: A cross-sectional study.
Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) emerged and rapidly spread worldwide. Several countries have imposed lockdown and isolation in attempt to mitigate viral spread. However, social isolation has a negative effect on […]
COVID-19, when fourteen days are not enough-A case series of affected healthcare workers.
We highlight the need for planning for mass workforce absentees as we prepare for subsequent surges. We suggest a multicomponent intervention including guiding return dates more by symptomatology and fitness […]
Coronavirus stress and COVID-19 burnout among healthcare staffs: The mediating role of optimism and social connectedness.
Coronavirus stress has been associated with undesirable mental health and well-being outcomes, including burnout. However, little is known about the underlying mechanism of change. The present study aimed to examine […]
Using the Health Belief Model to Understand Age Differences in Perceptions and Responses to the COVID-19 Pandemic.
COVID-19 severity and mortality risk are greater for older adults whereas economic impact is deeper for younger adults. Using the Health Belief Model (HBM) as a framework, this study used […]
A Diary Study on When and With Whom Recovery Experiences Modulate Daily Stress and Worry During a COVID-19 Lockdown.
In April 2020, almost six out of 10 people around the world were in lockdown due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Being locked down usually has a deleterious effect on the […]
Acute Kidney Injury in COVID-19: a Brief Review.
The contemporary evolution of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) outbreak from the Wuhan, China, with a high rate of transmission will act the global medical emergency with immense morbidity and […]
An overview of current COVID-19 vaccine platforms.
Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) is responsible for the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic that emerged in December 2019 in Wuhan city, China. An effective vaccine is urgently […]
Cardiotoxicity of Immune Checkpoint Inhibitors.
Immune checkpoint inhibitors (ICIs) have improved the survival of several cancers. However, they may cause a wide range of immune-related adverse events (irAEs). While most irAEs are manageable with temporary […]