Inflammatory modulation of #fluoxetine use in patients with #depression: A systematic review and meta-analysis

There is growing evidence that there is a relationship between major depressive disorder (MDD), also simply known as “depression”, and inflammatory processes. Selective serotonin inhibitors, such as fluoxetine, are used as a first-line treatment for depression, and it is hypothesized that its use can reduce levels of proinflammatory cytokines. The aim of this systematic review and meta-analysis is to enable a better understanding of how … Continue reading Inflammatory modulation of #fluoxetine use in patients with #depression: A systematic review and meta-analysis

Aerosol Filtration Efficiency of Common Fabrics Used in Respiratory Cloth Masks

The emergence of a pandemic affecting the respiratory system can result in a significant demand for face masks. This includes the use of cloth masks by large sections of the public, as can be seen during the current global spread of COVID-19. However, there is limited knowledge available on the performance of various commonly available fabrics used in cloth masks. Importantly, there is a need … Continue reading Aerosol Filtration Efficiency of Common Fabrics Used in Respiratory Cloth Masks