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  1. This research sought to explore health care providers’ (HCPs) experiences of delivering the first US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and European Commission (EC) approved peanut oral immunotherapy (peanut O...

    Authors: Aikaterini Anagnostou, Claire Lawrence, Stephen A. Tilles, Susan Laubach, Sarah M. Donelson, Mohamed Yassine and Anna Nowak-Wegrzyn
    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2022 15:273
  2. Osteoporosis is a common skeletal disorder attributed to age and is defined as a systematic degradation of bone mass and the microarchitecture leading to bone fractures. Exosomes have been reported in almost a...

    Authors: Mohammad Hasan Omidvar, Mohammad Sadegh Soltani-Zangbar, Majid Zamani, Roza Motavalli, Mehdi Jafarpoor, Sanam Dolati, Majid Ahmadi, Amir Mehdizadeh, Alireza Khabbazi, Mehrzad Hajialilo and Mehdi Yousefi
    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2022 15:272
  3. To perform a molecular screening to detect infections by the mayaro virus and possible coinfections with Chikungunya during an outbreak in the state of Tocantins/Brazil in 2017.

    Authors: Robson dos Santos Souza Marinho, Rodrigo Lopes Sanz Duro, Débora Bellini Caldeira, Juliana Galinskas, Mânlio Tasso Oliveira Mota, James Hunter, Maria da Aparecida Rodrigues Teles, Flávio Augusto de Pádua Milagres, Ricardo Sobhie Diaz, Fernando Shinji Kawakubo and Shirley Vasconcelos Komninakis
    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2022 15:271
  4. Increasing the reproducibility and trustworthiness of biomedical research requires engaging stakeholders from all levels in an institutional setting. The QUEST Center for Responsible Research aims to develop a...

    Authors: Natascha Drude, Lorena Martinez-Gamboa, Tamarinde Haven, Constance Holman, Martin Holst, Silke Kniffert, Sarah McCann, Torsten Rackoll, Robert Schulz and Sarah Weschke
    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2022 15:270
  5. The COVID-19 pandemic in Australia disrupted usual clinical training placements for naturopathic students. An innovative, remote Telehealth clinic was developed and implemented. This pilot study evaluates stud...

    Authors: Tracelee Shew, Catherine Smith, Greg Connolly and Craig S. McLachlan
    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2022 15:269
  6. This paper proposes three iterative methods of order three, six and seven respectively for solving non-linear equations using the modified homotopy perturbation technique coupled with system of equations. This...

    Authors: Srinivasarao Thota and P. Shanmugasundaram
    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2022 15:267
  7. Despite considerable spending on mental health in the Netherlands, access to mental health remains suboptimal, particularly for migrants and ethnic minorities. Addressing the growing mental health service need...

    Authors: Onaedo Ilozumba, Trisha Kosher, Elena Syurina and Ikenna Ebuenyi
    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2022 15:266
  8. Robotic systems are moving toward more interaction with the environment, which requires improving environmental perception methods. The concept of primitive objects simplified the perception of the environment...

    Authors: Alireza Makki, Alireza Hadi, Bahram Tarvirdizadeh and Mehdi Teimouri
    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2022 15:265
  9. Constantly high glycemia levels might influence outcomes in the management of patients undergoing surgery for diabetic foot infections (DFI). In our center for DFI, we performed a case–control study using a mu...

    Authors: Céline S. Moret, Madlaina Schöni, Felix W. A. Waibel, Elin Winkler, Angelina Grest, Bettina S. Liechti, Jan Burkhard, Dominique Holy, Martin C. Berli, Benjamin A. Lipsky and Ilker Uçkay
    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2022 15:264
  10. To compare the morphological features of bronchiectasis between patients with different underlying diseases, we performed quantitative analysis of high-resolution computed tomography (HRCT) images of 14 patien...

    Authors: Chiori Tabe, Masaki Dobashi, Yoshiko Ishioka, Masamichi Itoga, Hisashi Tanaka, Kageaki Taima and Sadatomo Tasaka
    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2022 15:263
  11. Researchers have investigated human altruism toward strangers for decades, using economic games such as the dictator game (DG) in their experiments. However, factors that cause the allocating behavior exhibite...

    Authors: Hirofumi Hashimoto, Kaede Maeda, Keisuke Yamamoto and Nobuhiro Mifune
    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2022 15:261
  12. To survey the content of occupational safety and health (OSH) disclosed in corporate social responsibility (CSR)-related reports and integrated reports in 2020 and to compare the changes between 2012 and 2020 ...

    Authors: Takahiro Shimizu, Tomohisa Nagata, Ayumi Fujimoto, Shunsuke Inoue, Masako Nagata and Koji Mori
    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2022 15:260
  13. This investigation aims to evaluate the association between the concentration of cell-free DNA (cfDNA) in the spent culture medium (SCM) with implantation rate and the maternal immune system in the invitro fer...

    Authors: Amin Alizadegan, Maryam Akbarzadeh, Mohammad Sadegh Soltani-Zangbar, Roshanak Sambrani, Kobra Hamdi, Alieh Ghasemzadeh, Parvin Hakimi, Behnam Vahabzadeh, Hassan Dianat-Moghadam, Amir Mehdizadeh, Sina Mohammadinejad, Sanam Dolati, Sina Baharaghdam, Gholamreza Bayat, Mohammad Nouri and Mehdi Yousefi
    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2022 15:259
  14. Accelerometer-based wrist-worn fitness trackers and smartwatches (wearables) appeared on the consumer market in 2011. Many wearable devices have been released since. The objective of this data paper is to desc...

    Authors: André Henriksen, Ashenafi Zebene Woldaregay, Miroslav Muzny, Gunnar Hartvigsen, Laila Arnesdatter Hopstock and Sameline Grimsgaard
    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2022 15:258
  15. A unique dataset of airway flow/pressure from healthy subjects on Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP) ventilation was collected. This data can be used to develop or validate models of pulmonary mechanic...

    Authors: Ella F. S. Guy, Jennifer L. Knopp, Oliver Gilbertson, Simon Blue, Lui Holder-Pearson and J. Geoffrey Chase
    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2022 15:257
  16. Human gene expression studies typically rely on peripheral blood samples as a cellular source, however there are numerous situations in which venipuncture is contraindicated. To this end, an oral rinse-based m...

    Authors: Kenneth Rachlin, Helané Wahbeh, Arnaud Delorme, Dean Radin, Loren Carpenter, Salma Ahmadzai, Serena Valletta and Garret Yount
    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2022 15:256
  17. Mandarina is an endangered land snail genus of the oceanic Ogasawara archipelago. On Chichijima Island, the largest inhabited island in Ogasawara, this genus is almost extinct in the wild due to predation by inva...

    Authors: Shu Nishida, Kotaro Mimura, Hideaki Mori and Satoshi Chiba
    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2022 15:255
  18. This study was designed to find a method to enhance the recovery of Cryptosporidium spp. and Giardia spp. parasites from water samples for research purposes compared to the results that can be achieved with USEPA...

    Authors: Marie-Stéphanie Fradette and Steve J. Charette
    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2022 15:254
  19. SARS CoV-2, the etiologic agent of coronavirus disease-2019 (COVID-19) is well-known to use ACE2 to begin internalization. Some viruses enter the host cell through the endocytosis process and involve some endo...

    Authors: Nur Atik, Farruqi Wirawan, Riezki Amalia, Astrid Feinisa Khairani and Gita Widya Pradini
    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2022 15:252
  20. Carbon fixed during photosynthesis is exported from leaves towards sink organs as non-structural carbohydrates (NSC), that are a key energy source for metabolic processes in trees. In xylem, NSC are mostly sto...

    Authors: Guangqi Zhang, Pascale Maillard, Zhun Mao, Loic Brancheriau, Julien Engel, Bastien Gérard, Claire Fortunel, Jean-Luc Maeght, Jordi Martínez-Vilalta, Merlin Ramel, Sophie Nourissier-Mountou, Stéphane Fourtier and Alexia Stokes
    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2022 15:251
  21. In the field of graph theory, an intuitionistic fuzzy set becomes a useful tool to handle problems related to uncertainty and impreciseness. We introduced the interval-valued intuitionistic fuzzy line graphs (...

    Authors: V. N. Srinivasa Rao Repalle, Keneni Abera Tola and Mamo Abebe Ashebo
    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2022 15:250
  22. This study aimed to determine the publication rate of free paper abstracts presented by the postgraduate (PG) trainees and determine the reasons for non-publication. A mixed methods study was conducted. PG tra...

    Authors: Hafsa Majid, Lena Jafri, Sibtain Ahmed, Muhammad Abbas Abid, Mohammad Aamir, Aamir Ijaz, Aysha Habib Khan and Imran Siddiqui
    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2022 15:249
  23. To evaluate the existence of statistically significant clusters of Cesarean section rates at the county level and assess the relationship of such clusters with previously implicated socioeconomic factors.

    Authors: Rahul S. Yerrabelli, Nicholas Peterman, Bradley Kaptur, Eunhae Yeo and Kristine Carpenter
    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2022 15:247
  24. Long INterspersed Element-1 (L1) is an autonomous transposable element in the genome. L1 transcripts that are not reverse transcribed back into the genome can accumulate in the cytoplasm and activate an inflam...

    Authors: Shelby C. Osburn, Matthew A. Romero, Paul A. Roberson, Petey W. Mumford, Derek A. Wiggins, Jeremy S. McAdam, Devin J. Drummer, S. Louis Bridges Jr., Marcas M. Bamman and Michael D. Roberts
    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2022 15:245
  25. To determine the efficacy and safety of sildenafil citrate to improve outcomes in pregnancies complicated by early-onset, dismal prognosis, fetal growth restriction (FGR). Eligibility: women ≥ 18 years, single...

    Authors: Peter von Dadelszen, François Audibert, Emmanuel Bujold, Jeffrey N. Bone, Ash Sandhu, Jing Li, Chirag Kariya, Youkee Chung, Tang Lee, Kelvin Au, M. Amanda Skoll, Marianne Vidler, Laura A. Magee, Bruno Piedboeuf, Philip N. Baker, Sayrin Lalji…
    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2022 15:244
  26. The objective of this paper is to describe the initial phase of a long-term collaboration initiative between a municipality and the Faculty of Medicine at a university in Sweden. The overall ambition of the co...

    Authors: Sara Hultqvist, Lisa Ekstam, Janicke Andersson, Maria H. Nilsson, Marieclaire Overton, Magnus Zingmark and Susanne Iwarsson
    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2022 15:243
  27. Environmental constraints, especially temperature, have been identified as a key in understanding host-symbiont relationships, as they can directly impact the fitness of the symbiont population and the host de...

    Authors: Yeganeh Gharabigloozare and Christoph Bleidorn
    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2022 15:240
  28. This study evaluates the probiotic activity of three vaginal Lactobacillus gasseri (H59.2, IMAUFB014, and JCM1131) and one non-vaginal L. plantarum ATCC14917 against three Candida albicans (ATCC10231, candidiasis...

    Authors: Robert Josue Rodríguez-Arias, Bryan Omar Guachi-Álvarez, Dominique Esther Montalvo-Vivero and António Machado
    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2022 15:239
  29. Home care is one of the essential community health care services; thus, identifying changes of home care utilization before and during the COVID-19 pandemic would be useful for researchers and policymaker to r...

    Authors: Jun Hamano, Hirokazu Tachikawa, Sho Takahashi, Saori Ekoyama, Hiroka Nagaoka, Sachiko Ozone, Shoichi Masumoto, Takahiro Hosoi and Tetsuaki Arai
    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2022 15:238
  30. In recent years, research on the use of electronic noses (e-nose) has developed rapidly, especially in the medical and food fields. Typically, e-nose is coupled with machine learning algorithms to detect or pr...

    Authors: Dedy Rahman Wijaya, Riyanarto Sarno, Enny Zulaika and Farah Afianti
    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2022 15:237
  31. People gather information about health topics from online channels oftentimes awash with misinformation. Investigating this problem during the COVID-19 pandemic is important, as the misinformation effect occur...

    Authors: Joanna Greer, Kaitlyn Fitzgerald and Santosh Vijaykumar
    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2022 15:235
  32. To evaluate the effects of cryotherapy on pain scores and satisfaction levels of patients during cataract surgery under topical anesthesia. Eighty patients aged between 55 and 75 years scheduled for cataract s...

    Authors: Marzieh Beigom Khezri, Abbas Akrami, Matina Majdi, Bijan Gahandideh and Navid mohammadi
    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2022 15:234
  33. This pilot study investigated the feasibility of studying 12-month readmission of youth aged 10–16 years following their first psychiatric hospitalization and changes in youth mental and psychosocial health pr...

    Authors: Mark A. Ferro, Christy K. Y. Chan, John D. Vanderkooy, Laurie Horricks, Laura Duncan and Ellen L. Lipman
    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2022 15:233
  34. There has been a lack of systematic and theoretically underpinned evaluations, internationally and in Sweden, of local multi-component initiatives delivered outside public employment services and formal educat...

    Authors: Frida Jonsson, Anne C. Gotfredsen and Isabel Goicolea
    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2022 15:232
  35. Periparturient period is associated with multiple changes including serum concentration of macro minerals and drop in feed intake. Therefore, it is essential to know the actual concentrations of major macro mi...

    Authors: Mojahidul Kabir, Md. Mehedi Hasan, Nobonita Sarker Tanni, Mst. Sonia Parvin, Md. Asaduzzaman, Md. Amimul Ehsan and Md. Taohidul Islam
    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2022 15:231
  36. Wilt caused by Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. melonis (Fom) is one of the most widespread and destructive melon diseases worldwide. Whole-genome sequencing data of a diverse set of Fom strains, as well as several non-...

    Authors: Fatemeh Sabahi, Zia Banihashemi, Mara de Sain and Martijn Rep
    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2022 15:229
  37. Hearing loss is an important public health problem. Its causes vary, including infections, noise, and aging. The first wave of the COVID-19 pandemic occurred in April 2020 in Japan. During the pandemic, people...

    Authors: Yukiko Wagatsuma, Kaori Daimaru, Shiqi Deng and Jou-Yin Chen
    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2022 15:228
  38. Osteoarthritis (OA) is a significant health issue in humans as well as horses. Experimental models of equine carpal OA have been used to investigate OA pathogenesis and potential therapeutic candidates. A 5-sc...

    Authors: Camilla Andersen, Stine Jacobsen, Marie Walters and Casper Lindegaard
    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2022 15:226
  39. Inequities in access to health care contribute to persisting disparities in health care outcomes. We constructed a geographic information systems analysis to test the association between income and access to t...

    Authors: Jingchuan Guo, Inmaculada Hernandez, Sean Dickson, Shangbin Tang, Utibe R. Essien, Christina Mair and Lucas A. Berenbrok
    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2022 15:225

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