This content aligns with Goal 10: Reduced Inequalities by examining the racial disparities associated with vascular pathologies in order to improve care among an increasingly diverse patient population.
Objective: Smoking is an important causative factor of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), and females are considered more susceptible to the effects of smoking than males.
Alzheimer's disease (AD) is by far the most prevalent neurodegenerative disease of aging and is a major burden for patients, caregivers, and the overall health care system.
Background: The coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19) has a social and psychological impact among healthcare workers worldwide and appropriate coping strategies are essential to avoid the negative mental he
Background: Exposure to cold or hot temperatures is associated with premature deaths.
Background: Because of the limited epidemiological evidence on the association between acute air pollutants and allergy, there is a need to investigate this association, especially between the short-t
This chapter advances goals 3 and 5 by examining the immunological adaptation to pregnancy with a special focus drawn on the susceptibility to viral infections, especially COVID-19.
This chapter advances goals 3 and 5 by examining the effects of pregnancy on COVID-19 and the different maternal, fetal, and neonatal morbidities.
The results suggest that the ongoing pandemic has led to the rise of common mental health problems among indigenous people during the pandemic. The results can contribute to the formation of mental health policy for indigenous people and the development of suitable mental health intervention strategies especially during and after the COVID-19 pandemic.
Disruptions to cancer screening services have been experienced in most settings as a consequence of the COVID-19 pandemic.