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  1. COVID-19 has caused tremendous damage to U.S. public health, but COVID vaccines can effectively reduce the risk of COVID-19 infections and related mortality. Our study aimed to quantify the association between...

    Authors: Wenxi Huang, Inmaculada Hernandez, Shangbin Tang, Sean Dickson, Lucas A. Berenbrok and Jingchuan Guo
    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2023 16:96
  2. Next-Generation Sequencing (NGS)-based testing in cancer patients has led to increased detection of variants of uncertain significance (VUS). VUS are genetic variants whose impact on protein function is unknow...

    Authors: Kawmadi Gunawardena, Nirmala D. Sirisena, Gayani Anandagoda, Nilaksha Neththikumara and Vajira H.W. Dissanayake
    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2023 16:95
  3. In this article, a singularly perturbed delay reaction-diffusion problem with nonlocal boundary conditions is considered. The exponential fitting factor is introduced to treat the solutions inside the boundary...

    Authors: Getu M. Wondimu, Mesfin M. Woldaregay, Gemechis F. Duressa and Tekle G. Dinka
    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2023 16:94
  4. Retinoic acid (RA) is known to transition proliferating SH-SY5Y neuroblastoma cells towards functional neurons. However, the activity of RA is restricted due to its photolability where any findings from prolon...

    Authors: Julia Joos-Vandewalle, Vanessa Steenkamp and Earl Prinsloo
    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2023 16:93
  5. Adherence to antiretroviral therapy and COVID-19 preventive behaviours among people living with HIV during the pandemic has received little attention in the literature. To address this gap in knowledge, the pr...

    Authors: Morenike Oluwatoyin Folayan, Roberto Ariel Abeldaño Zuñiga, Nourhan M. Aly, Passent Ellakany, Ifeoma E. Idigbe, Mohammed Jafer, Folake B. Lawal, Zumama Khalid, Joanne Lusher, Jorma I. Virtanen and Annie L Nguyen
    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2023 16:90

    The Correction to this article has been published in BMC Research Notes 2023 16:182

  6. Despite quality of life (QoL) being recognized as an important outcome in neuro-oncology, there is a lack of research from Pakistan where sociocultural differences may influence QoL. This study aimed to measur...

    Authors: Nida Zahid, Russell Seth Martins, Nick Brown, Wajeeha Zahid, Iqbal Azam, Aneesa Hassan, Khabir Ahmad, Shireen Shehzad Bhamani, Adnan Abdul Jabbar, Nargis Asad, Muhammad Shahzad Shamim, Rashid Jooma Khan, Gohar Javed, Ehsan Bari and Syed Ather Enam
    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2023 16:89
  7. Globally, 71% of deaths are due to non-communicable diseases (NCDs) of which 77% of these deaths occur in low-and-middle income countries. Nutrition is an important contributor to the occurrence, progression a...

    Authors: Bright Yammaha Amoore, Patience Kanyiri Gaa, Shamsu-Deen Ziblim and Victor Mogre
    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2023 16:88
  8. Sidalcea is a genus of flowering plants restricted to the west coast of North America, commonly known as checkermallows. Remarkably, of the ~ 30 recognized species, 16 are of conservation concern (vulnerable, imp...

    Authors: Diana M. Percy, Sæmundur Sveinsson, Andrew Ponomarev, Ji Yong Yang and Quentin C.B. Cronk
    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2023 16:87
  9. Robotic-assisted unicompartmental knee arthroplasty (UKA) improves implant accuracy, however whether this translates to patient function is less clear. Various outcomes have been reported but muscle recovery h...

    Authors: Emma Moon, Paul Gaston, James T. Patton, Allison Bell, Philip M Simpson, Gavin J MacPherson and David F. Hamilton
    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2023 16:86
  10. Institutional deliveries have been promoted in India to reduce maternal and neonatal mortality. While the institutional deliveries have increased, they tend to involve large out of pocket expenditure (OOPE) an...

    Authors: Samir Garg, Narayan Tripathi and Kirtti Kumar Bebarta
    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2023 16:85
  11. Physician density is a crucial element of a well-functioning health system. Previous research has investigated factors affecting country-level physician supply. To date, however, no evidence has been provided ...

    Authors: Fabrizio Ferretti, Michele Mariani and Elena Sarti
    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2023 16:84
  12. Ganoderma extracts have the potential to be used as anti-cancer, anti-inflammatory, immunomodulator, and antimicrobial agents, as evaluated in numerous studies. This study was aimed to determine the lethal and in...

    Authors: Mohammad ahmadi, Mahboobeh Salimi, Mehrzad Saraei, Niloofar Salavati Nezhad, Amir Javadi, Faezeh Mohammadi, Peyman Heydarian, Ehsan Ali and Elham Hajialilo
    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2023 16:82
  13. To study the profile, clinical presentation and outcome of hospital stay among patients admitted with warfarin toxicity at the Jigme Dorji Wangchuck National Referral Hospital, Bhutan. This was a cross-section...

    Authors: Yeshey Penjore, Thinley Dorji, Sangay Dorji and Saran Tenzin Tamang
    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2023 16:81
  14. Clinical Practice Guidelines (CPGs) are designed to guide treatment decisions, yet adherence rates vary widely. To characterise perceived barriers and facilitators to cancer treatment CPG adherence in Australi...

    Authors: Mia Bierbaum, Gaston Arnolda, Jeffrey Braithwaite and Frances Rapport
    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2023 16:80
  15. The unprecedented nature of COVID-19 pandemic lockdown order projected to contain the pandemic and the global use of the police to enforce the order has necessitated the investigation of public (non-compliant)...

    Authors: Aliu Oladimeji Shodunke, Sodiq Abiodun Oladipupo, Sheriffdeen Olasunkanmi Adeoti, Abdulgafar Abidemi Olorede, Adebusayo Joel Alowolodu, Oriyomi Oluwasegun Seriki, Ayobami Habeeb Akindele, Isiaka Adam Folorunsho, Glory David Adebayo and Onyinye Faith Mbanefo
    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2023 16:79
  16. Objective: The objective of this study was to summarize the presentation, diagnosis, and outcome for dogs surgically treated for chronic cervical abscessation following suspected or reported cervical or oropharyn...

    Authors: Alexandra Walker, Nicole Amato, Jennifer Brisson and Samuel Stewart
    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2023 16:76
  17. Zambia has embarked on improving the diagnostic capacity by setting up high throughput and accurate machines in the testing process and introduction of dried blood spot (DBS) as a sample type. This was a cross...

    Authors: Precious Simushi, Mukoshya Nchima Kalunga, Tuku Mwakyoma, Mulenga Mwewa, Lweendo Muchaili, Nchimunya Hazeemba, Chileshe Mulenga, Patience Mwewa, Kaseya O. R. Chiyenu, John Kachimba, Powell Choonga, Aaron Shibemba, Benison M. Hamooya, Mowa Zambwe, Peter J. Chipimo and Lackson Kasonka
    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2023 16:75
  18. To examine the use of two coding systems used in the THIN UK primary care research database for the coding of telephone encounters between patient and healthcare professional in primary care. This is relevant ...

    Authors: Mark D Atkinson, Roxanne Cooksey, Jenna K Jones and Sinead Brophy
    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2023 16:74
  19. The data presented in this note were collected during a multi-year project conducted in the context of large-enrollment introductory biology course at a large private R-1 research institution in the Northeaste...

    Authors: Mariah C. Maxwell, Julia J. Snyder, Ryan D. P. Dunk, Jeremy D. Sloane, Isabella Cannon and Jason R. Wiles
    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2023 16:73
  20. Breast cancer (BC) is one of the most common cancers with a high mortality rate in women worldwide. The advantages of early cancer diagnosis are apparent, and it is a critical factor in increasing the patient’...

    Authors: Zahra Foruzandeh, Mohammad Reza Alivand, Mehdi Ghiami-Rad, Mohammad Zaefizadeh and Saeid Ghorbian
    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2023 16:72
  21. Whitefly-transmitted tomato yellow leaf curl virus (TYLCV) continues to be a major constraint to tomato production in Kuwait. However, very limited information is available about the population structure and g...

    Authors: Ebtisam Al-Ali, Hanadi Al-Hashash, Abrar Akbar, Hamed Al-Aqeel, Nabila Al-Shayji, Mohammed Alotaibi and Ahmed Ben Hejji
    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2023 16:71
  22. This study aimed to determine the change in the number of outpatient visits in Japan since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, using data on the outpatient claims submitted by medical institutions to insur...

    Authors: Munehito Machida, Yuichi Nishioka, Tatsuya Noda and Tomoaki Imamura
    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2023 16:70
  23. Tar spot is a foliar disease of corn caused by Phyllachora maydis, which produces signs in the form of stromata that bear conidia and ascospores. Phyllachora maydis cannot be cultured in media; therefore, the ino...

    Authors: Carlos Góngora-Canul, Fidel E. Jiménez-Beitia, Carlos Puerto-Hernández, Mavir Carolina Avellaneda C., Nathan Kleczewski, Darcy E. P. Telenko, Sujoung Shim, José E. Solórzano, Stephen B. Goodwin, Steven R. Scofield and C. D. Cruz
    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2023 16:69
  24. The purpose of this research note is to share a technique for the identification of spin bias that we developed as part of a living systematic review on the cardiovascular testing of e-cigarette substitution f...

    Authors: Renée O’Leary, Giusy Rita Maria La Rosa, Robin Vernooij and Riccardo Polosa
    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2023 16:50

    The Correction to this article has been published in BMC Research Notes 2023 16:183

  25. Robust instruments to evaluate the ability of trauma-informed care among healthcare workers need to be developed, as this would help the implementation of trauma-informed care to prevent re-traumatization of p...

    Authors: Mayumi Kataoka, Risa Kotake, Hiroki Asaoka, Yuki Miyamoto and Daisuke Nishi
    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2023 16:68
  26. We sought to estimate the proportion of air travelers who may have been infected with SARS-CoV-2 upon arrival to Colorado by comparing data on Colorado residents screened upon entering the US to COVID-19 cases...

    Authors: Anna Shaum, Tye Harlow, Reena K. Gulati, Andre Berro and Jennifer House
    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2023 16:67
  27. Comprehensive and reliable genome-wide variant analysis of a small number of cells has been challenging due to genome coverage bias, PCR over-cycling, and the requirement of expensive technologies. To comprehe...

    Authors: Zarko Manojlovic, Jordan Wlodarczyk, Cindy Okitsu, Yuxin Jin, David Van Den Berg, Michael R. Lieber and Chih-Lin Hsieh
    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2023 16:66
  28. Sunlight and vitamin D intake are considered as essential elements for human health. Insufficient intake of this vitamin is one of the causes of various cancers and some other diseases. The aim of this study w...

    Authors: Narges Khanjani, Alireza Moradabadi, Esmail Najafi, Bagher Hayati and Reza Abdollahi
    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2023 16:65
  29. Primary health care builds the backbone of an effective healthcare system and can improve population health, reduce cost growth, and lessen inequality. We offer a machine-readable and open-access dataset on pr...

    Authors: Ronaldo Fernandes Santos Alves, Cristiano Siqueira Boccolini, Lais Ribeiro Baroni and Patricia de Moraes Mello Boccolini
    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2023 16:63
  30. The toxicology of herbicides, which are currently in use is under-explored. One highly used but under investigated herbicide is pendimethalin. Here we mined high-throughput data from the US National Toxicology...

    Authors: Robin Mesnage, Helin Omriouate and Michael N Antoniou
    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2023 16:62
  31. Malignant pleural mesothelioma (MPM) is an aggressive disease with grim prognosis due to lack of effective treatment options. Disease prediction in association with early diagnosis may both contribute to impro...

    Authors: Marco Tomasetti, Federica Monaco, Olga Strogovets, Luca Volpini, Matteo Valentino, Monica Amati, Jiri Neuzil and Lory Santarelli
    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2023 16:61
  32. Knowledge-based preparedness for surgery is achieved through education. It is unclear which of brief or extended education programs prior to knee or hip arthroplasty provides better patient preparedness. Using...

    Authors: Justine M Naylor, Ian A Harris, Sidhant Joon, Robert Boland, Bernadette Brady, Shaniya Ogul and Rajat Mittal
    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2023 16:60
  33. Artistic gymnastics is a sport where most athletes start at an early age and training volumes are high. Hence, overuse and acute injuries are frequent due to the load endured during landing tasks. During landi...

    Authors: Delia Schümperlin, Christoph Schärer, Luzia Kalberer, Stephen J. Ferguson and Silvio R. Lorenzetti
    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2023 16:59
  34. Two main fungal leaf spot diseases occur in peanut, namely early leaf spot (ELS) and late leaf spot (LLS), these cause a yearly average of $44 million losses. Limited genetic information, 3534 bp of sequencing...

    Authors: Renee S. Arias, John T. Dobbs, Jane E. Stewart, Emily G. Cantonwine, Valerie A. Orner, Victor S. Sobolev, Marshall C. Lamb and Alicia N. Massa
    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2023 16:58
  35. Sialic acid-binding immunoglobulin-type lectins (Siglecs) are commonly present on immune cells and often mediate cell-to-cell interactions and signaling. Studies have shown the presence of Siglecs 1, 2, 5, 6, ...

    Authors: Nasrin Sereshki, Mitra Rafiee, Razieh Alipour, Kourosh Rahimyan and David Wilkinson
    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2023 16:57
  36. To analyse the transcriptional profiles of the pir multigene family of Plasmodium chabaudi chabaudi in male and female gametocytes isolated from the blood of infected mice.

    Authors: Deirdre A. Cunningham, Adam J. Reid, Caroline Hosking, Katrien Deroost, Irene Tumwine-Downey, Mandy Sanders and Jean Langhorne
    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2023 16:56
  37. This study aimed to analyze the individual and contextual factors associated with prosthetic rehabilitation in Dental Specialty Centers (DSC) in Brazil. A cross-sectional study, with secondary data from module...

    Authors: Inara Pereira da Cunha, Valéria Rodrigues de Lacerda, Manoelito Ferreira Silva Jr and Rafael Aiello Bomfim
    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2023 16:55
  38. A Delta-Notch signaling component, Notch1, is involved in the normal development and multiple disorders of the kidney. Although the increase in Notch1 signaling is crucial to these pathogeneses, the basal sign...

    Authors: Ryosuke Sugiura, Takahiro Nakayama, Teppei Nishino, Naoto Sambe, Freddy Radtke, Masaharu Yoshihara and Satoru Takahashi
    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2023 16:54
  39. Brachial Plexus Injury (BPI) is one of the peripheral nerve injuries which causes severe functional impairment and disability. Without prompt treatment, prolonged denervation will cause severe muscle atrophy. ...

    Authors: Heri Suroto, Gestana Retaha Wardana, Julius Albert Sugianto, Dina Aprilya and Steven Samijo
    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2023 16:51
  40. Recently, the Turiyam set was introduced as an extension of the neutrosophic set to handle the uncertainty data set beyond its truth, indeterminacy and falsity values. This article introduced the Cartesian pro...

    Authors: Gamachu Adugna Ganati, V. N. Srinivasa Rao Repalle and Mamo Abebe Ashebo
    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2023 16:49

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