Month: January 2022

Food Addiction and Binge Eating Impact on Weight Loss Outcomes Two Years Following Sleeve Gastrectomy Surgery by Tair Ben-Porat

CONCLUSIONS: FA and BE tend to decrease during the early postoperative period, but remains in a notable rates return by 2 years post-SG. Moreover, pre-surgical BE was related to higher weight-regain. Proper management pre-BS should include a comprehensive eating pathologies assessment, as these pathologies may remain or re-emerge post-surgery and lead to worse weight outcomes.

Iodine Supplementation Improved Antioxidant Status, Hormonal Status, Sexual Behavior, and Semen Production Performance of Bos indicus Bulls Under Tropical Climatic Condition by Rashika Srivastava

Iodine is anessential micronutrient that plays a crucial role in male reproduction (sexual behavior and semen production performance) by modulating thyroid function and the antioxidant status of the animal. Nonetheless, in Bos indicus bulls, a thorough evaluation of the effects of dietary iodine supplementation on antioxidant status, seminal quality parameters, and its interaction with other…

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Associations of toddler mechanical/distress feeding problems with psychopathology symptoms five years later by Diane L Putnick

CONCLUSIONS: Much of the research on feeding problems focuses on picky eating. This study suggests that early mechanical and mealtime distress problems may serve as better predictors of later psychopathology than food refusal. Parents and pediatricians could monitor children with mechanical/distress feeding problems for signs of developing psychopathology.

Social inequalities and nutritional disparities: the link between obesity and COVID-19 by A De Lorenzo

CONCLUSIONS: Today, chronic non-communicable degenerative diseases (CDNCDs) are responsible for 70% of public health expenditure, affecting 30% of the population (one or more chronic diseases). Unfortunately, given the health emergency due to SARS-CoV-2, infectious diseases are currently more at the center of attention. However, the spread of infectious communicable diseases and CDNCDs is facilitated in…

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COVID-19 detection and spread control: what initiatives in Italy for the homeless population? by E Di Simone

In Italy COVID-19 pandemic had a severe impact. The homeless live in situations aggravating their poor health conditions and comorbidities. Although homeless people are a fragile category, no dedicated measures by public health departments seem to be applied infrequently to this population. For these reasons, they are probably one of the categories most affected by…

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The lived experiences of frontline nurses and physicians infected by COVID-19 during their activities: a phenomenological study by Silvio Simeone

In this study, we analysed the lived experiences of frontline nurses and physicians who were affected by COVID-19 through a phenomenological study, using a Cohen’s phenomenological methodology. The participants were enrolled in the study in May 2020 during the COVID-19 pandemic in Italy. The inclusion criteria were as follows: (1) was a nurse or physician…

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Attribute nonattendance in COVID-19 vaccine choice: A discrete choice experiment based on Chinese public preference by Jianhong Xiao

CONCLUSIONS: The RPL-EC, ECLC-homogeneity and ECLC-heterogeneity models obtained inconsistent WTPs for COVID-19 vaccine attributes. The study found that the results of the ECLC-heterogeneity model considering both ANA and preference heterogeneity may be more plausible because ANA and low preference may be confused in the ECLC-homogeneity model and the RPL-EC model. The results showed that the…

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