Hypertension and Obesity Prevalence Among Young and Elderly Community Members in Mvita Sub-county, Mombasa County, Kenya

Abubakar Abdallah Kheir

Volume 4, Continuous , 2023


  Background: The study sought to better understand the severity and causes of hypertension and obesity in Mvita Sub County, Mombasa County, with the overarching goal of determining the impact knowledge/awareness had on developing either or both illnesses.Methods: The research was carried out in all five ...  Read More

Clinical Epidemiology
A mini review of disease, illness, sickness, and related terms for non-epidemiologists

Abdel-Hady El-Gilany

Volume 4, Continuous , 2023


  Background: Disease, illness, and sickness are all overlapping terms that are not entirely synonymous. Illness, disease, and sickness all characterize different aspects of morbidity and must be treated as distinct entities. Changes in one aspect may have no bearing on changes in another. Despite their ...  Read More

The COVID-19 tale of the six European Microstates: How did these “overlooked” microstates fare?

Sarah Cuschieri; Tamara Attard Mallia; Elaine Piscopo; Anneka Pace; Daniela Chatlani; Karl Mifsud; Nicole Mifsud; Jake Vella; Andrea Cuschieri

  Background: COVID-19 has impacted the European microstates of Andorra, Liechtenstein, Malta, Monaco, the Republic of San Marino, and Vatican City. Even though they have similar population sizes, they are rarely studied. The goal was to summarize the COVID-19 situation (January 2020–July 2021) for ...  Read More