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    Immunosenescence and ACE2 protein expression: Association with SARS-CoV-2 in older adults

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    Published On: October 29, 2022 | Pages: 008 - 017

    Author(s): Gustavo Acosta Altamirano, Carlos E Miguel Rodríguez, María del Rocío Reyes-Montes, Esperanza Duarte-Escalante, Rocío Acosta-Reyes, Carlos U Torres-Estrella and Omar E Valencia-Ledezma*
    At the end of 2019, in Wuhan, China, an outbreak of cases of respiratory tract infection emerged and its progressive infection mainly affects adults, generating many cases of pneumonia. A type of coronavirus named SARS-CoV-2, with genomic similarity to SARS-CoV and MERS-CoV, was identified as the etiological agent. The evolution of this pandemic has made it possible t ... CrossMark Publons Harvard Library HOLLIS Search IT Semantic Scholar Get Citation Base Search Scilit OAI-PMH ResearchGate Academic Microsoft GrowKudos Universite de Paris UW Libraries SJSU King Library SJSU King Library NUS Library McGill DET KGL BIBLiOTEK JCU Discovery Universidad De Lima WorldCat VU on WorldCat
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    Is asthma over-diagnosed in Cyprus? A clinical study at the outpatient’s primary care level

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    Published On: September 28, 2022 | Pages: 001 - 007

    Author(s): Charis Armeftis, Marinos Lemessios, Christos Anastasiades, Christina Gratziou, Nikolaos Siafakas*, Paraskevi Katsaounou and Petros Bakakos
    Background: Although asthma is a common disease accurate diagnosis is missing and it has been reported that often it is over or under-diagnosed. Aim: To investigate if a physician’s diagnosis of asthma in Cyprus is correct by using a structured algorithm at the outpatient primary care level. Subjects and Methods: Sixty adults with a self-reported physician diagnosis ... CrossMark Publons Harvard Library HOLLIS Search IT Semantic Scholar Get Citation Base Search Scilit OAI-PMH ResearchGate Academic Microsoft GrowKudos Universite de Paris UW Libraries SJSU King Library SJSU King Library NUS Library McGill DET KGL BIBLiOTEK JCU Discovery Universidad De Lima WorldCat VU on WorldCat
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    Eating rabbit meat and blood cannot cure asthma

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    Published On: August 24, 2021 | Pages: 009 - 010

    Author(s): Entezar Mehrabi Nasab and Seyyed Shamsadin Athari*
    Asthma is a complicated chronic airway disease that characterized by structural and functional changes responsible for airway hyperresponsiveness and usually reversible airway obstruction. Allergic asthma is widely triggered by an immune-inflammatory response driven by Th2 lymphocytes and these cells contribute to the pathogenesis of asthma, thus worsening its severit ... CrossMark Publons Harvard Library HOLLIS Search IT Semantic Scholar Get Citation Base Search Scilit OAI-PMH ResearchGate Academic Microsoft GrowKudos Universite de Paris UW Libraries SJSU King Library SJSU King Library NUS Library McGill DET KGL BIBLiOTEK JCU Discovery Universidad De Lima WorldCat VU on WorldCat
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    Role of ST2 as a biomarker of respiratory dysfunction after interstitial pneumonia

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    Published On: July 30, 2021 | Pages: 007 - 008

    Author(s): Maria Civita Cedrone, Luca Marino, Marianna Suppa and Giuliano Bertazzoni*
    Through stern social restraint measures, Italy has recently overcome the epidemic peak of COVID-19 (Coronavirus Disease-19) respiratory syndrome induced by SARS-CoV-2 and the attention is progressively moving toward its sequelae, especially on pulmonary fibrosis and the associated pulmonary functional decline [1-3]. ... CrossMark Publons Harvard Library HOLLIS Search IT Semantic Scholar Get Citation Base Search Scilit OAI-PMH ResearchGate Academic Microsoft GrowKudos Universite de Paris UW Libraries SJSU King Library SJSU King Library NUS Library McGill DET KGL BIBLiOTEK JCU Discovery Universidad De Lima WorldCat VU on WorldCat
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    Inclusion of steps to enhance mucus clearance may provide benefit for symptomatic COVID patients by reducing total viral load, time to recovery, risk of complications and transmission risk

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    Published On: July 15, 2021 | Pages: 001 - 006

    Author(s): John Given* and Charles Steele
    The COVID pandemic brought healthcare systems close to the breaking point and stimulated research which has led to an effective vaccine, but no reliably effective antiviral medication to treat active infection. A prioritization of transmission risk reduction has emphasized patient isolation and PPE for healthcare workers and others. Clinical management improved somewh ... CrossMark Publons Harvard Library HOLLIS Search IT Semantic Scholar Get Citation Base Search Scilit OAI-PMH ResearchGate Academic Microsoft GrowKudos Universite de Paris UW Libraries SJSU King Library SJSU King Library NUS Library McGill DET KGL BIBLiOTEK JCU Discovery Universidad De Lima WorldCat VU on WorldCat
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