Pathways for Ostomy Care: A Systematic Review

For a study, researchers sought to determine if ostomy treatment routes enhanced outcomes for individuals considering or having an ostomy. The authors conducted a systematic review by searching MEDLINE, CINAHL, Cochrane Central, and EMBASE databases. The following criteria were used to include studies: published in English, aimed at adults who are considering or have an […]

Difficulties Faced by People With Intestinal Stomas: A Qualitative Study

For a study, researchers sought to analyse the challenges that people with intestinal stomas confront. A qualitative descriptive phenomenologic design was utilised by the authors. Individuals with intestinal stomas residing in Eskişehir who were 18 years or older and did not have any mental, physical, or communicative impairments made up the research group. The criterion […]

Adjustment to Living With An Ostomy Predictors: A Cross-sectional Study

For a study, researchers sought to identify determinants of ostomy adjustment in Italian individuals with an enterostomy or colostomy. Between April 2018 and December 2020, 403 individuals with an ostomy were sampled in three distinct outpatient clinics in northern Italy using a multicenter, cross-sectional approach. Stoma therapists used the Italian version of the Ostomy Adjustment […]

Following COVID-19 Immunization, Patients on Rituximab Exhibit Robust CD8 T-cell Responses

Anti-cluster of differentiation 20 (CD20) monoclonal antibody (mAb) treatment in lymphoma patients is likely to affect humoral responses to SARS-CoV-2 vaccination, although the effects on CD8 T-cell responses are uncertain. For a study, researchers sought to examine humoral and CD8 T-cell responses after two vaccinations in lymphoma patients who had received anti-CD20-mAb therapy as a […]

Lower Fecundability With Residence in Disadvantaged Neighborhood

FRIDAY, July 1, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Residence in a socioeconomically disadvantaged neighborhood is associated with reduced fecundability, according to a study published online June 30 in JAMA Network Open. Mary D. Willis, Ph.D., from Oregon State University in Corvallis, and colleagues examined the association between residence in disadvantaged neighborhoods and fecundability in a prospective […]

Health-Sector Shift Work Linked to Increased Odds of Metabolic Syndrome

FRIDAY, July 1, 2022 (HealthDay News) — For employees of the health sector, shift work is associated with increased risk of metabolic syndrome (MetS), according to a systematic review and meta-analysis published online June 22 in Obesity Reviews. Piumika Sooriyaarachchi, from the Queensland University of Technology in Brisbane, Australia, and colleagues conducted a systematic review […]

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