The comment “Value of hospital datasets of COVID-19 patients across different pandemic periods: challenges and opportunities” analyzed the information obtained from hospitalized patients regarding the severity of COVID-19 across different pandemic periods and SARS-cov-2 variants.
According to the researchers from CoEHAR, the Center of Excellence for the acceleration of Harm Reduction of the University of Catania, in partnership with the University of Pavia and the University of Milan “Statale”, the analysis of the international studies conducted on the humoral response to Covid-19 vaccines confirmed the negative impact of smoking on antibodies levels induced by vaccine and the rapid lowering of the vaccine-elicited IgG titres over six months
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The Center of Excellence for the Acceleration of Harm Reduction (CoEHAR) is among the contributors for the drafting of the BECA Report by the Special Committee on Cancer of the European Parliament
Italians are at risk of developing pathological addictions to the smartphone. The developing of habits, according to the latest study by CoEHAR, is more likely among women and youngsters
According to the latest study by COEHAR laboratories within the University of Catania, conducted by a group coordinated by Professor Riccardo Polosa, the risk of Covid-19 transmission with vaping is negligible, equal to 1%
To all the researchers, and to those who are fighting the pandemic, our biggest Thanks. 2020 has changed the world, has revolutionized our lifestyle, and will leave us with historical changes. Let's think about writing a new story together.
A recent international partnership between researchers from Europe, USA, UK and Russia has investigated the effects of the pandemic mitigation strategies. Community and home care are the only viable strategies that could achieve the goal of pandemic mitigation
The prestigious international journal "International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health" designated Prof. Riccardo Polosa and Prof. Venera Tomaselli of the CoEHAR of the University of Catania Guest Editors of the Special Issue of the magazine on COVID -19
In the past few days, seroepidemiological tests on citizens have been performed to assess the impact of smoking on the Covid-19 infections on the most vulnerable part of the population. The subjects of the study were selected according to a multi-layered probabilistic sampling plan by gender and age on citizens from 5 to over 80 years old. Among them, the employees of the Oasi of Troina, many of whom were tested positive to the Covid-19 infection.