Open Access Review

Human Gut Microbiota: Friend or Foe?

Monika Pliszka, Leszek Szablewski
Received: March 06, 2020; Published: August 07, 2020; doi:10.21926/obm.hg.2003050

Abstract: The human gut is a house to approximately 1,000 different species of bacteria. The bacterial composition of gut microbiota is influenced by several factors, including age, sex, mode of delivery, geographical location, ethnicity, diet, drugs, and administration of prebiotics and/or probiotics. Simila [...]

Open Access Review

Neurostimulation Approaches in the Treatment of Severe Anorexia Nervosa

Amanda Baker
Received: May 04, 2020; Published: August 7, 2020; doi:10.21926/obm.neurobiol.2003069

Abstract: Psychiatry is seeking interventions that could reliably sustain weight gain and psychosomatic recovery of patients with severe anorexia nervosa (AN). Currently, patients with AN, even after receiving individually-tailored therapeutic interventions, often relapse following marginal weight restoration [...]

Open Access Research Article

Preclinical Investigation of the Acute Effects of Trigonella foenum-graecum Seed Powder on Blood Glucose in Normal and Alloxan-Induced Diabetic Rabbits

Ramesh Alluri, Hardik Ghelani, Shayal Devi, Vamsi Krishna Inampudi, Srinivas Nammi
Received: May 03, 2020; Published: August 6, 2020; doi:10.21926/obm.icm.2003036

Abstract: To investigate the blood glucose lowering effect of the seed powder of T. foenum-graecum Linn (Papilionaceae) in normal and alloxan-induced diabetic rabbits. The blood glucose lowering effect of the seed powder was determined in normal and alloxan-induced (100 mg/kg, i.v.) diabetic rabbits, after or [...]

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Detection of Circulating Tumor DNA in Solid Tumors

Ugo Testa, Germana Castelli, Elvira Pelosi
Received: May 27, 2020; Published: August 06, 2020; doi:10.21926/obm.genet.2003114

Abstract: Cancer is characterized by sequential and progressive genetic and epigenetic alterations in key proto-oncogenes and tumor suppressor genes, which ultimately lead to tumor development. Advances in the technology of analysis of molecular mechanisms have increased the efficiency of clinical management [...]

Open Access Research Article

Grid Integration of a Residential PV-based Hybrid Renewable Energy System Using High-Frequency Multi-winding Transformer

Mohammad Jafari, Zahra Malekjamshidi
Received: June 13, 2020; Published: August 05, 2020; doi:10.21926/jept.2003014

Abstract: In this paper, a topology of a residential hybrid renewable energy system based on a high-frequency multi-winding transformer is introduced and analyzed. The system includes a PV and a wind-turbine as renewable energy sources, a battery as energy storage and their energies are integrated through a h [...]

Open Access Research Article

Sustainability Implications of Using Hydrogen as an Automotive Fuel in Western Australia

Najmul Hoque, Wahidul Biswas, Ilyas Mazhar, Ian Howard
Received: June 29, 2020; Published: July 31, 2020; doi:10.21926/jept.2003013

Abstract: Hydrogen is regarded as a potential solution to address future energy demands and environmental protection challenges. This study assesses the triple bottom line (TBL) sustainability performance of hydrogen as an automotive fuel for Western Australia (WA) using a life cycle approach. Hydrogen is con [...]

Open Access Research Article

Seismic Imaging of Convective Geothermal Flow Systems to Increase Well Productivity

Peter Leary, Peter Malin, Graeme Saunders and Charles Sicking
Received: December 03, 2019; Published: July 29, 2020; doi:10.21926/jept.2003012

Abstract: A core feature of convective geothermal resource production is wellbore energy flow Q ~ ρC x T x V. E.g., for wellbore fluid of volume heat capacity ρC ~ 4.3MJ/m3oC, temperature T ~ 230oC, and volumetric flow V ~ 50L/s, wellbore h [...]

Open Access Research Article

Establishing a Method for Quantifying Spinal Curvature during Videofluoroscopic Swallow Studies: Applying the Modified Cobb Angle to Healthy Young and Older Adults

Ashwini M. Namasivayam-MacDonald, Luis F. Riquelme, Sonja M. Molfenter
Received: June 02, 2020; Published: July 29, 2020; doi:10.21926/obm.geriatr.2003129

Abstract: The Cobb angle is traditionally used for quantifying the degree of spinal curvature through evaluation of the full spinal cord. When conducting measurements on videofluoroscopy swallowing studies (VFSS), the Cobb angle can measure degree of cervical vertebrae curvature, which may have implications f [...]

Open Access Review

Neonatal Hypoxic Ischemic Encephalopathy: An Updated Preclinical and Clinical Review

Eric A. Armour, Angela M. Curcio, Robert H. Fryer
Received: February 04, 2020; Published: July 28, 2020; doi:10.21926/obm.neurobiol.2003068

Abstract: Hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy is a major cause of death and disability in the newborn period. Experimental models have demonstrated that brain injury in hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy occurs in two phases: primary energy failure and secondary energy failure. In primary energy failure, there is a [...]

Open Access Original Research

Cognitive Impairment, Meditative Movement, and Gene Expression in Breast Cancer Survivors

Francisco V. Muñoz, Linda Larkey
Received: May 20, 2020; Published: July 27, 2020; doi:10.21926/obm.icm.2003035

Abstract: Breast cancer survivors (BCSs) report decrements in cognitive functioning. A Meditative Movement (MM) program (Qigong/Tai Chi Easy) combines meditation and exercise, practices known to improve cognitive function. Method: Using a single group, pre- to post-intervention assessment design, a pilot stud [...]

Open Access Original Research

A Simplified Optimization Model for Sizing Proton-Exchange Membrane Fuel Cells

Kosmas A. Kavadias, Stefanos Tzelepis
Received: June 03, 2020; Published: July 24, 2020; doi:10.21926/jept.2003011

Abstract: The fluctuations in the cost of energy coupled with the gradual decrease in natural resources (i.e., oil, natural gas, coal) and the environmental issues caused by the extensive use of fossil fuels, demand the urgent need for the development of advanced and clean energy systems. The European Union h [...]

Open Access Case Report

Behavioral Disorders and Celiac Disease: Coincidence or Casualty?

Cristóbal Coronel-Rodríguez, Alejandro Rodríguez-Martínez
Received: May 10, 2020; Published: July 24, 2020; doi:10.21926/obm.neurobiol.2003067

Abstract: This paper presents the case of a child diagnosed with both celiac disease and Asperger’s syndrome. The literature does not report this association to date, and the authors believe it to be a coincidence rather than a casualty.

Open Access Original Research

A Preparation and Structural Characterization of the Hydrated Trifluoride Salt of the [Co(NH3)6]3+ Cation: [Co(NH3)6]F3 · 2H2O. The Unexpected Preparation of [Co(NH3)6](BF4)(SiF6) from Pyrex Glass, and the Syntheses and Structures of (NH4)[Co(NH3)6](BF4)2(2Cl) and of (NH4)[Co(NH3)6]2(SiF6)3(Cl) · 3H2O

Sandra Mikhael, Maria Shawky, Gulraiz Hashmi, Ivan Bernal, Roger A. Lalancette
Received: June 28, 2020; Published: July 23, 2020; doi:10.21926/acr.2003006

Abstract: It is historically interesting to note that, whereas the [Co(NH3)6]3+ cation was isolated by Tassaert in 1798 (which he described as the tri-chloride) and that, in the early days of Coordination Chemistry, Jørgensen and Werner isol [...]

Open Access Review

Using Acoustic Fields to Fabricate ECM-Based Biomaterials for Regenerative Medicine Applications

Emma G. Norris, Diane Dalecki, Denise C. Hocking
Received: March 22, 2020; Published: July 21, 2020; doi:10.21926/rpm.2003018

Abstract: Ultrasound is emerging as a promising tool for both characterizing and fabricating engineered biomaterials. Ultrasound-based technologies offer a diverse toolbox with outstanding capacity for optimization and customization within a variety of therapeutic contexts, including improved extracellular ma [...]

Open Access Review

Use of Organs from Hepatitis C Viremic Donors: Addressing the Needs of a Changing Waitlist and the Effect of a Public Health Crisis

Brett W. Sadowski, Coleman I. Smith
Received: May 14, 2020; Published: July 20, 2020; doi:10.21926/obm.hg.2003049

Abstract: The combination of broad screening initiatives and development of effective antiviral therapies have led to a revolution in the treatment of hepatitis C virus and has reduced the proportion of patients with the virus who develop a need for liver transplantation in favor of other etiologies, such as [...]

Open Access Communication

Child Life Specialists in Pediatric Hospital Care

Kokila Jeyamurugan MD, Ratna B Basak MD, FRCPCH
Received: May 12, 2020; Published: July 17, 2020; doi:10.21926/obm.icm.2003034

Abstract: Child life specialists (CLS) are trained providers who form part of a pediatric multidisciplinary and pediatric palliative care team. Their role is invaluable to mitigate the stress and anxiety of children during hospitalization. They may use various strategies in children like play, art and music t [...]

Open Access Review

Neurological Manifestations of the Celiac Disease in Children

Cristóbal Coronel-Rodríguez, Alejandro Rodríguez-Martínez
Received: May 05, 2020; Published: July 17,2020; doi:10.21926/obm.neurobiol.2003066

Abstract: Gluten-related disorders (GRDs) represent a spectrum of diverse clinical manifestations triggered by the ingestion of gluten in genetically susceptible individuals. The most common and widely recognized diseases within this spectrum are celiac disease and non-celiac gluten sensitivity. The clinical [...]

Open Access Review

A Delirium Monitoring Program for Hospitalized Older Adults: An Approach to Age-Friendly Health Systems

Temitope Akinjogbin, Jacob Parnell, Maria C. Duggan
Received: May 05, 2020; Published: July 13, 2020; doi:10.21926/obm.geriatr.2003128

Abstract: Delirium is an acute change in mental status with key features of inattention and disorganized thinking. It is particularly common in older adults, with multiple and varied causes. Delirium increases the risk of morbidity, mortality, institutionalization, and healthcare costs; however, it is often m [...]

Open Access Review

Ageing, Comorbidity and Frailty-Synergistic Risk Factors for Covid-19 Adverse Outcomes

Demelza Emmerton, Samra Khan, Joanne Conway, Daniel Mosby, Ahmed H. Abdelhafiz
Received: May 31, 2020; Published: July 10, 2020; doi:10.21926/obm.geriatr.2003127

Abstract: With life-expectancy rising globally, the prevalence of ageing, comorbidity and frailty is likely to increase especially in the low and middle income countries. The emergence of the new COVID-19 pandemic has been concentrated in this group of patients and has led to worse outcomes compared to younge [...]

Open Access Review

Neurological Manifestations of Celiac Disease and Non-Celiac Gluten Sensitivity and the Effect of a Gluten Free Diet

Jamie Zhen, M. Ines Pinto-Sanchez
Received: May 17, 2020; Published: July 10, 2020; doi:10.21926/obm.neurobiol.2003065

Abstract: Celiac disease (CeD) is an immune-mediated enteropathy triggered by gluten ingestion and affects nearly 1% of the population worldwide. CeD has typically been associated with gastrointestinal symptoms such as diarrhea and abdominal pain; however, its extra-intestinal manifestations are becoming wide [...]

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