Open Access Research Article

Association between Very Low Dietary Protein Intake and Subsequent Falls in Community-Dwelling Older Adults in the United States

Marika Haritos Paul, Mary Beth Arensberg, Judy R. Simon, Satya S. Jonnalagadda, Suzette L. Pereira, Jamie S. Partridge, Joseph A. Rosenthal
Received: April 10, 2020; Published: May 22, 2020; doi:10.21926/obm.geriatr.2002120

Abstract: Poor nutrition is linked to frailty and both poor nutrition and frailty are recognized risk factors for falls. This study examined the association between dietary protein intake and subsequent reported falls in community-dwelling older Americans with a history of falls. Other nutritional, functional [...]

Open Access Review

Splicing HAC1/XBP1 mRNAs in Cytoplasm: The Non-Conventional mRNA Splicing Reaction in the Unfolded Protein Response

Yi Song, Carlos Rivera, Jiayu Mai, Annie Sun, Weihan Li
Received: March 23, 2020; Published: May 22, 2020; doi:10.21926/obm.genet.2002110

Abstract: The majority of the secretory and transmembrane proteins are folded in the endoplasmic reticulum (ER). When unfolded proteins accumulate in the ER, a collective of signalling pathways, termed the unfolded protein response (UPR), are activated to restore the ER protein folding homeostasis. The most e [...]

Open Access Review

Using Additives to Control the Decomposition Temperature of Sodium Borohydride

Camille Jubert Tomasso, Anne L. Pham, Tracy M. Mattox, Jeffrey J. Urban
Received: April 20, 2020; Published: May 19, 2020; doi:10.21926/jept.2002009

Abstract: Hydrogen (H2) shows great promise as zero-carbon emission fuel, but there are several challenges to overcome in regards to storage and transportation to make it a more universal energy solution. Gaseous hydrogen requires high pressures and large volume tanks while storage of l [...]

Open Access Original Research

Prevalence of Chronic Constipation and Irritable Bowel Syndrome, and their Overlap, among Female Undergraduate Students in Japan

Katsuhisa Omagari, Risa Kumamoto,Yuko Koyama, Masako Suzuta, Asami Taniguchi, Ayumi Fukuda, Momoe Iwami, Kazunori Koba, Asako Kawaguchi, and Kazunori Otsuka
Received: April 10, 2020; Published: May 19, 2020; doi:10.21926/obm.hg.2002048

Abstract: Chronic constipation and irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) are two of the most common functional gastrointestinal disorders, both of which negatively affect the quality of life of the patients. Since people may have co-existing symptoms of multiple disorders, chronic constipation and IBS with predomina [...]

Open Access Review

Thinking outside the Box: Could there be a Plant-Based Treatment for Coronavirus Infections? A Review of the Literature

Sharon Clevenger
Received: April 20, 2020; Published: May 18, 2020; doi:10.21926/obm.icm.2002031

Abstract: The novel coronavirus COVID-19 is a viral pathogen that first emerged in Wuhan, China in 2002 and has spread to 202 countries (as of March 28, 2020) [1]. Despite the fact that the 2005 SARS-CoV pandemic infected over 8,500 people, and caused over 800 deaths with billions of dollars in economic loss [...]

Open Access Research Article

Adoption of a Patient-Tailored Fall Prevention Program in Academic Health Systems: A Qualitative Study of Barriers and Facilitators

Eileen J. Carter, Srijesa Khasnabish, Jason S. Adelman, Michael Bogaisky, Mary Ellen Lindros, Lois Alfieri, Maureen Scanlan, Ann Hurley, Megan Duckworth, Alexandra Shelley, Kenrick Cato, Shao P Yu, Dianne L Carroll, Emily Jackson, Stuart Lipsitz, David W Bates, Patricia C. Dykes
Received: March 23, 2020; Published: May 18, 2020; doi:10.21926/obm.geriatr.2002119

Abstract: Falls represent a persistent and costly patient safety issue. Fall TIPS (Tailored Interventions for Patient Safety) is a patient-centered and clinical decision-supported, fall prevention program that has led to fewer falls and related injuries among hospitalized patients. We aimed to identify domina [...]

Open Access Editorial

Liver Transplantation in Pediatrics

Yasuhiko Sugawara
Received: May 15, 2020; Published: May 18, 2020; doi:10.21926/obm.transplant.2002111

Open Access Review

Multidrug-Resistant Bacterial Infections before and after Liver Transplantation

Alberto Ferrarese, Marco Senzolo, Patrizia Burra
Received: March 29, 2020; Published: May 18, 2020; doi:10.21926/obm.transplant.2002110

Abstract: Bacterial infection represents a common event in the natural history of cirrhosis, especially in patients with end-stage liver disease. An episode of bacterial infection may significantly modify a patient’s outcome in the setting of liver transplantation (LT) by impairing hepatic and extrahepatic or [...]

Open Access Review

Insights into Brain Signal Transduction can Provide Potential Molecular Targets to Approach and Manage Alzheimer’s Disease

Vincenza Rita Lo Vasco
Received: October 01, 2019; Published: May 18, 2020; doi:10.21926/obm.neurobiol.2002058

Abstract: Mechanisms leading to neuronal cell death in human pathology are far from being fully delineated. Understanding the molecules involved in neuronal death and the timing of their recruitment might help to explain the natural history of degenerative processes, including the morphological abnormalities [...]

Open Access Review

Neuroplasticity and Central Sensitization in Orofacial Pain and TMD

Helena M. Minyé
Received: February 06, 2020; Published: May 18, 2020; doi:10.21926/obm.neurobiol.2002057

Abstract: Temporomandibular disorders (TMD) are a group of musculoskeletal and neuromuscular conditions that involve the temporomandibular joint (TMJ), the masticatory muscles, and branches of the trigeminal nerve. TMD is the most common chronic oral facial pain disorder. Pain associated with TMD can be clini [...]

Open Access Original Research

Association between Sleep Deprivation and Metformin Treatment on Pancreatic and Liver Function in Mice

Srinivasan Periasamy, Se-Ping Chien, Chen Hsu, Dur-Zong Hsu, Ming-Yie Liu
Received: March 10, 2020; Published: May 18, 2020; doi:10.21926/obm.hg.2002047

Abstract: Metformin has been widely used as a therapeutic drug for hyperglycemia and diabetes. Sleep is a vital and restorative process that is necessary for the proper functioning of organs. Sleep deprivation can induce multi-organ injury, including damage to the pancreas and liver that may result in hypergl [...]

Open Access Original Research

Polystyrene Topography Sticker Array for Cell-Based Assays

Heizel Rosado-Galindo, Maribella Domenech
Received: March 15, 2020; Published: May 14, 2020; doi:10.21926/rpm.2002013

Abstract: Cells can respond to different topographical cues in their natural microenvironment. Hence, scientists have employed microfabrication techniques and materials to generate culture substrates containing topographies for cell-based assays. However, one of the limitations of custom topographical platfor [...]

Open Access Original Research

The Impact of Operating Conditions on the Performance of a CH4 Dry Reforming Membrane Reactor for H2 Production

Akira Nishimura, Satoshi Ohata, Kaito Okukura, Eric Hu
Received: March 25, 2020; Published: May 14, 2020; doi:10.21926/jept.2002008

Abstract: Biogas is a promising resource for the production of H2 since it liberates energy by recycling waste, along with the reduction of CO2. In this paper, the biogas dry reforming membrane reactor is proposed to produce H2 for use in fu [...]

Open Access Original Research

Donor Age and Ischemia Time Are Independent Factors Affecting Graft Survival after En Bloc Kidney Transplantation from Donors Less than Three Years of Age

Antoine Buemi, Jérôme Duisit, Flora Musuamba, Tom Darius, Martine De Meyer, Selda Aydin, Nada Kanaan, Arnaud Devresse, Eric Goffin, Michel Mourad
Received: January 13, 2020; Published: May 13, 2020; doi:10.21926/obm.transplant.2002109

Abstract: This study aimed to investigate the outcomes of transplantation from donors aged less than three years in a single-center consecutive series. A total of 52 en bloc kidney graft transplantations were performed. In 22 cases, organs were procured from donors aged less than one year (group 1). In 30 cas [...]

Open Access Technical Note

HER2 FISH for Breast Cancer: Advances in Quantitative Image Analysis and Automation

Jun Gu, Zhenya Tang, Hui Chen, Steven Sfamenos, Katherine B Geiersbach
Received: March 02, 2020; Published: May 13, 2020; doi:10.21926/obm.genet.2002109

Abstract: Quantitative image analysis of the status of human epidermal growth factor receptor 2 (HER2) by both immunohistochemistry staining and fluorescent in situ hybridization (FISH) is important for the treatment of breast cancer. Guidelines of the American Society for Clinical Oncology and College of Ame [...]

Open Access Review

The Use of Biomaterials in Internal Radiation Therapy

Ben Milborne, Abul Arafat, Rob Layfield, Alexander Thompson, Ifty Ahmed
Received: March 18, 2020; Published: May 12, 2020; doi:10.21926/rpm.2002012

Abstract: Radiotherapy has become one of the most prominent and effective modalities for cancer treatment and care. Ionising radiation, delivered either from external or internal sources, can be targeted to cancerous cells causing damage to DNA that can induce apoptosis. External beam radiotherapy delivers ei [...]

Open Access Research Article

Towards Positive Aging: Links between Forgiveness and Health

Noah J. Webster, Kristine J. Ajrouch, Toni C. Antonucci
Received: December 05, 2018; Published: May 12, 2020; doi:10.21926/obm.geriatr.2002118

Abstract: Forgiveness may serve as an essential positive resource to help individuals cope emotionally with stressful events, ultimately influencing health. Examination of how individuals forgive within the context of close relationships can provide useful information about positive aging. In this study, we e [...]

Open Access Technical Note

Efficacy of LED Infrared Warming in the Periphery of the Human Body – First Investigations in a Subject using Thermography

Gerhard Litscher
Received: April 15, 2020; Published: May 11, 2020; doi:10.21926/obm.icm.2002030

Abstract: In this technical report, we present for the first time a newly developed multimodal light-emitting diode (LED) pad for photobiomodulation (PBM). In order to demonstrate the range of possibilities for its application, we carried out a comparison of measurements with and without infrared (IR) LEDs in [...]

Open Access Original Research

Hypnotic Responsiveness and Dissociation: A Multi-Variable Analysis

Joseph P. Green , Steven Jay Lynn, Olivia J. Green, Victoria R. Bradford, Rouhangiz Rasekhy
Received: February 18, 2020; Published: May 11, 2020; doi:10.21926/obm.icm.2002029

Abstract: Since Charcot [1], researchers and theorists have associated hypnotic responsiveness with dissociation. However, contemporary researchers have typically not documented impressive or statistically significant correlations between the most commonly used measure of dissociation, the Dissociative Experi [...]

Open Access Technical Note

Innovation in Skin Regeneration: Novel Approaches with β-1,3/1,6-Glucan-Based Treatments

Francesco Calvani, Emanuele Bartoletti, Giancarlo Folchitto, Stefania Santini, Michele Fontevecchia, Alessandra Alhadeff
Received: April 06, 2020; Published: May 11, 2020; doi:10.21926/rpm.2002011

Abstract: Skin regeneration is a multidisciplinary topic that involves plastic surgery, aesthetics, and dermatology. In the last few years, several molecules have been used to prevent or delay the skin aging process. Recently, promising investigations on novel β-1,3/1,6-glucan-based treatments, associated wit [...]

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