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Hepatocellular Carcinoma: An Overview of the Changing Landscape of Treatment Options

Koulouris A, Tsagkaris C, Spyrou V, Pappa E, Troullinou A, Nikolaou M. Abstract The last three years have seen remarkable progress in comprehending predisposing factors and upgrading our treatment arsenal concerning hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC). Until recently, there were no means to withstand the progression of viral hepatitis-associated liver cirrhosis to HCC. A deeper understanding of…

Association of lifestyle factors with a high prevalence of overweight and obesity in Greek children aged 10-16 years

Kostopoulou E, Tsekoura E, Fouzas S, Gkentzi D, Jelastopulu E, Varvarigou A. Abstract Aim: To investigate the prevalence of overweight, obesity and central obesity in students of primary and secondary education, and the association with lifestyle parameters. Methods: 3504 students, aged 10-16 years old, from Western Greece participated in this cross-sectional epidemiological study (participation rate: 90%). Demographic,…

A biomarker for lymphoma development in Sjogren’s syndrome: Salivary gland focus score

Loukas Chatzis, Andreas V.Goules, Vasilis Pezoulas, Chiara Baldini, Saviana Gandolfo, Fotini N.Skopouli, Themis P.Exarchos, Efstathia K.Kapsogeorgou, Valentina Donati, Paraskevi V.Voulgari, Clio P.Mavragani, Vasilis Gorgoulis, Salvatore De Vita, Dimitrios Fotiadis, Michalis Voulgarelis, Haralampos M.Moutsopoulos, Athanasios G.Tzioufas Abstract The aim of this study is to explore the role of labial minor salivary gland (LMSG) focus score (FS) in stratifying Sjögren’s…

People’s Willingness to Vaccinate Against COVID-19 Despite Their Safety Concerns: Twitter Poll Analysis

Authors: Fabian Eibensteiner, Valentin Ritschl, Faisal A Nawaz, Sajjad S Fazel, Christos Tsagkaris, Stefan Tino Kulnik, Rik Crutzen, Elisabeth Klager, Sabine Völkl-Kernstock, Eva Schaden, Maria Kletecka-Pulker, Harald Willschke, Atanas G Atanasov Abstract Background: On January 30, 2020, the World Health Organization’s Emergency Committee declared the rapid, worldwide spread of COVID-19 a global health emergency. Since then, tireless efforts have been made to mitigate the spread of the disease…