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  • Comparison of antibody immune responses between BNT162b2 and mRNA-1273 SARS-CoV-2 vaccines in naïve and previously infected individuals. 

    Al-Sadeq, Duaa W; Shurrab, Farah M; Ismail, Ahmed; Amanullah, Fathima Humaira; Thomas, Swapna; ... more authors ( Oxford University Press , 2021 , Article)
    Two mRNA vaccines, Pfizer-BNT162b2 and Moderna-mRNA-1273, obtained the Emergency Use Listing by WHO for preventing COVID-19. However, little is known about the difference in antibody responses induced by these two mRNA ...
  • Visible Light Photocatalytic Activity of Ag/WO3 Nanoparticles and its Antibacterial Activity Under Ambient Light and in The Dark 

    Maha, Matalkeh; Nasrallah, Gheyath K.; Shurrab, Farah M.; Al-Absi, Enas S.; Mohammed, Widad; ... more authors ( Elsevier , 2022 , Article)
    Nanomaterial such as metals and metal oxide photocatalysts have emerged as important tools for removing contaminants from wastewater and as antibacterial agents to prevent infections; this is mainly due to their stability ...
  • Cancer Incidence, Mortality, Years of Life Lost, Years Lived With Disability, and Disability-Adjusted Life Years for 29 Cancer Groups From 2010 to 2019: A Systematic Analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2019. 

    Harvey, James D; Henrikson, Hannah Jacqueline; Lu, Dan; Pennini, Alyssa; Xu, Rixing; ... more authors ( American Medical Association , 2021 , Article)
    The Global Burden of Diseases, Injuries, and Risk Factors Study 2019 (GBD 2019) provided systematic estimates of incidence, morbidity, and mortality to inform local and international efforts toward reducing cancer burden. ...
  • An investigation of the relationship between cyberbullying, cybervictimization and depression symptoms: A cross sectional study among university students in Qatar 

    Alrajeh, Sara Mohamed; Hassan, Huda Mohammed; Al-Ahmed, Aisha Salim; Hassan, Diana Alsayed ( Public Library of Science , 2021 , Article)
    Background Cyberbullying is a modern form of bullying that could be practiced electronically or on the internet. It is related to different mental health issues such as depression, which can affect both the cyberbully and ...
  • Content validation of an algorithm for the assessment, management and monitoring of drug-induced qtc prolongation in the psychiatric population 

    Zolezzi, Monica; Elhakim, Athar; Elamin, Waad M.; Homs, Shorouk; Mahmoud, Doaa E.; ... more authors ( Dove Medical Press , 2021 , Article)
    Background: QTc interval (QTcI) prolongation leads to serious complications, making it a concern for clinicians. Assessing the risk of QTcI prolongation in the psychiatric population is important because they are exposed ...
  • Using motivational interviewing techniques to inform decision-making for COVID-19 vaccination 

    Zolezzi, Monica; Paravattil, Bridget; El-Gaili, Taysier ( Springer , 2021 , Article)
    Motivational interviewing is a patient-centered communication style used to enhance a person’s internal motivation for attitudinal change by exploring and solving inherent ambivalences. In the face of rising COVID-19 vaccine ...
  • Impact of CNTs' treatment, length and weight fraction on ordinary concrete mechanical properties 

    Ahmad Y.H.; El-Sayed H.A.; Mohamed A.T.; Aljaber A.S.; Al-Qaradawi S.Y.
  • The effect of N-heterocyclic carbene units on the absorption spectra of Fe(ii) complexes: A challenge for theory 

    Ahmad Y.H.; El-Sayed H.A.; Mohamed A.T.; Aljaber A.S.; Al-Qaradawi S.Y.
  • Rational one-pot synthesis of ternary PtIrCu nanocrystals as robust electrocatalyst for methanol oxidation reaction 

    Ahmad Y.H.; El-Sayed H.A.; Mohamed A.T.; Aljaber A.S.; Al-Qaradawi S.Y. ( Elsevier B.V. , 2020 , Article)
    Development of self-assembled nanoarchitectures of tailored morphology and composition for diversified applications have received great interest in the last decades. Pt-based nanocrystals (NCs) exhibited enhanced catalytic ...
  • Severity, criticality, and fatality of the SARS-CoV-2 Beta variant 

    Abu-Raddad, Laith J; Chemaitelly, Hiam; Ayoub, Houssein H; Yassine, Hadi M; Benslimane, Fatiha M; ... more authors ( Oxford Academic , 2021 , Article)
    Beta (B.1.351) variant COVID-19 disease was investigated in Qatar. Compared to Alpha (B.1.1.7) variant, odds of progressing to severe disease were 1.24-fold (95% CI: 1.11-1.39) higher for Beta. Odds of progressing to ...
  • An Update on the Molecular and Clinical Characteristics of Apocrine Carcinoma of the Breast 

    Semir, Vranic; Gatalica, Zoran ( Elsevier , 2021 , Article)
    Apocrine carcinoma of the breast is a rare malignancy. According to 2019 WHO classification, apocrine cellular features and a characteristic steroid receptor profile (Estrogen receptor (ER)-negative and androgen receptor ...
  • JC-10 probe as a novel method for analyzing the mitochondrial membrane potential and cell stress in whole zebrafish embryos 

    Younes, Nadin; Alsahan, Bana S.; Al-Mesaifr, Asmaa J.; Da'as, Sahar I.; Pintus, Gianfranco; ... more authors ( Oxford University Press , 2021 , Article)
    Background: A sensitive method to investigate cellular stress and cytotoxicity is based on measuring mitochondrial membrane potential. Recently, JC-10, was developed to measure mitochondrial membrane potential in vitro and ...
  • Impact of phospholipids, surfactants and cholesterol selection on the performance of transfersomes vesicles using medical nebulizers for pulmonary drug delivery 

    Iftikhar, Khan; Needham, Rachel; Yousaf, Sakib; Houacine, Chahinez; Islam, Yamir; ... more authors ( Elsevier , 2021 , Article)
    The aim of this study is to formulate and optimize novel transfersome formulations for pulmonary drug delivery. Transfersome formulations (F1 – F18) were prepared by a thin-film method using three phospholipids (Soya ...
  • Therapeutic potential of flavonoids in cancer: ROS-mediated mechanisms 

    Hasan, Slika; Mansour, Hadi; Wehbe, Nadine; Nasser, Suzanne A.; Iratni, Rabah; ... more authors ( Elsevier , 2022 , Article)
    Cancer is a leading cause of morbidity and mortality around the globe. Reactive oxygen species (ROS) play contradicting roles in cancer incidence and progression. Antioxidants have attracted attention as emerging therapeutic ...
  • Blue collar laborers’ travel pattern recognition: Machine learning classifier approach 

    Alkhereibi, Aya Hasan; Tahmasseby, Shahram; Mohammed, Semira; Muley, Deepti ( Elsevier , 2021 , Article)
    This paper proposes a pattern recognition model to develop clusters of homogenous activities for blue-collar workers in the State of Qatar. The activity-based data from the travel diary of 1051 blue-collar workers collected ...
  • ABO blood group association and COVID-19. COVID-19 susceptibility and severity: a review 

    Sapha, Shibeeb; Khan, Aisha ( Elsevier , 2021 , Article)
    IntroductionThe SARS-CoV-2 pandemic has been affecting the health and economic, as well as social, life of the entire globe since the end of 2019. The virus causes COVID-19, with a wide range of symptoms among the infected ...
  • The incidence and determinants of metabolic syndrome amongst a group of migrants to qatar: A prospective longitudinal observational cohort study 24-months post-migration 

    Al-Adawi, Rana Moustafa; Prabhu, Kirti Sathyananda; Stewart, Derek; Ryan, Cristin; Abdelaziz, Hani; ... more authors ( MDPI , 2022 , Article)
    While there is some evidence that migration to Western countries increases metabolic syndrome (MetS) risk, there is a lack of data pertaining to migration to the Middle East. This study aimed to investigate the relationship ...
  • An assessment of critical thinking in the Middle East: Evaluating the effectiveness of special courses interventions. 

    Yousef, Wael ( Public Library of Science , 2021 , Article)
    Critical thinking is a requisite skill for college success, employability, and conducive active civic participation. Empirical studies have noted to the low achievement of Arab students on critical thinking assessments. ...
  • صورة التقدم في الفكر الإسلامي الحديث 

    Benboudina, Amar ( Academy of Islamic Studies, Universiti Malaya , 2021 , Article)
    لايوجد ملخص باللغة العربية
  • A study to investigate the implementation process and fidelity of a hospital to community pharmacy transfer of care intervention. 

    Khayyat, Sarah M; Nazar, Zachariah; Nazar, Hamde ( Public Library of Science , 2021 , Article)
    Hospital to community pharmacy transfer of care medicines-related interventions for inpatients discharged home aim to improve continuity of care and patient outcomes. One such intervention has been provided for seven years ...

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