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 [...]

Open Access Research Article

YNCRG Inhibited Metabolic Syndrome Through Appetite Suppression and Improved Lipid Metabolism in Metabolic Syndrome Model Rats

Maya Kudo, Misa Hayashi, Peng Tian, Danyang Liu, Lili Wu, Wei Li, Zhaoyang Hong, Yitang Zhao, Toshiaki Nishigaki, Masaaki Nishihara, Kazuo Koike, Tonghua Liu, Ming Gao
Received: April 13, 2020; Published: July 09, 2020; doi:10.21926/obm.icm.2003033

Abstract: Increased body fat mass can lead to lifestyle diseases such as hypertension, diabetes, and hyperlipidemia. Metabolic syndrome is a cluster of conditions that increases the onset of multiple diseases, such as cardiovascular diseases, stroke, and type 2 diabetes, which are closely related to lipid met [...]

Open Access Review

Hypnosis for Resilience

Enrico Facco
Received: February 04, 2020; Published: July 08, 2020; doi:10.21926/obm.icm.2003032

Abstract: The topic of resilience is of paramount importance. Although the term resilience was coined in the fields of physics and engineering, its use has spread to the fields of social sciences, biology, psychology, and psychiatry, as well as to the industry. Moreover, the term is now endowed with a wide ra [...]

Open Access Review

Pancreatic Islet Cell Transplantation: Graft Stability and Metabolic Outcomes

Khawla F. Ali, Betul Hatipoglu
Received: June 06, 2020; Published: July 07, 2020; doi:10.21926/obm.transplant.2003115

Abstract: Pancreatic islet transplantation is a rapidly evolving field. It has been increasingly regarded as a promising approach for the correction of dysglycemia associated with type 1 diabetes mellitus (allogenic islet transplantation), or the prevention of surgical diabetes in chronic pancreatitis subject [...]

Open Access Original Research

Single-Center Outcomes of Heart Transplantation in Patients with Pulmonary Hypertension Bridged with Mechanical Circulatory Support

Dominic Emerson, Jon Kobashigawa, Ryan Levine, Jamie Moriguchi, Dominick Megna, Joshua Chung, Danny Ramzy, Alfredo Trento, Fardad Esmailian
Received: April 14, 2020; Published: July 06, 2020; doi:10.21926/obm.transplant.2003114

Abstract: In advanced heart failure, orthotopic heart transplantation (OHT) remains the standard for definitive treatment. Patients with heart failure and concomitant pulmonary hypertension (PH) represent a challenging subgroup, with poor outcomes following OHT. Recently, Mechanical Circulatory Support (MCS) [...]

Open Access Original Research

Bone Mineral Density in Male Hospital Physicians over the Age of 65 Years

Noa Sylvetsky, Chen Futeran Shahar, Meir Frankel, Gabriel Munter
Received: April 01, 2020; Published: July 02, 2020; doi:10.21926/obm.geriatr.2003126

Abstract: Hospitalists are at risk for vitamin D deficiency during their active years due to indoor working conditions and insufficient sunlight exposure. The impairment of bone mineral density (BMD) in this group has not been studied. A total of 50 male hospitalists aged ≥ 65 years were enrolled. Their BMD w [...]

Open Access Review

“Evolution” of Embryogenesis: Complexity of the Early Developmental Stages in the Animal Kingdom

Steve Liebich
Received: March 16, 2020; Published: July 02, 2020; doi:10.21926/obm.genet.2003113

Abstract: Multicellularity has gained the advantage over the unicellular world by expanding the number of increasingly more complex tissues that achieve advanced and specific functions. This same event gave rise to the most evolved group of organisms, namely mammals. Even though the complexity of multicellula [...]

Open Access Short Review

Bio-Based Substances from the Compost of Bio-Waste for Decontamination of Waste Water

Razieh Sadraei
Received: April 25, 2020; Published: July 01, 2020; doi:10.21926/rpm.2003017

Abstract: A literature survey shows that the valorization of urban and/or agricultural biowastes into chemicals has caught the attention of experts and is gradually becoming quite an important issue. This review presents the application of the Bio-Based Substances (BBS) isolated from the compost of bio-wastes [...]

Open Access Research Article

Dirac's Spectrum from Newton’s Laws in Graphene

Vardan Apinyan, Mane Sahakyan
Received: March 17, 2020; Published: July 01, 2020; doi:10.21926/rpm.2003016

Abstract: The present report provides a phenomenological theory for monolayer graphene, in which two worlds, the quantum and the classical, meet and complete each other in the most natural manner. In the present report, electron mass-vortex representation is introduced, and the surface tension excitation stat [...]

Open Access Original Research

The Effect of Live Bedside Music on Pain in Elderly Surgical Patients. A Unique Collaboration

Hanneke van der Wal- Huisman, Henk Groen, Erik Heineman, Barbara L. van Leeuwen
Received: April 08, 2020; Published: July 01, 2020; doi:10.21926/obm.geriatr.2003125

Abstract: Postoperative pain has a negative influence on physical and mental recovery and may result in a variety of postoperative complications. Listening to recorded music has been revealed to reduce pain, but in addition to that, live bedside music further offers the possibility to interact with the patien [...]

Open Access Original Research

Genetic Variants of Targetable Cancer-related Genes in Vestibular Schwannomas

Alvin Ho-Kwan Cheung, Nancy Bo-Yin Tsui, William Chi-Shing Cho, Xiao-Meng Pei, Yin-Kwan Evelyn Wong, Hin-Fung Andy Tsang, Gilberto Ka-Kit Leung, Sze-Chuen Cesar Wong
Received: May 02, 2020; Published: June 28, 2020; doi:10.21926/obm.genet.2002112

Abstract: Background: Vestibular schwannoma is an intracranial tumor which can lead to devastating neurological deficit and is prone to recurrence after surgery. Patients with inherited neurofibromatosis type 2 (NF2) syndrome are particularly susceptible to bilateral and aggressive schwannomas. However, the g [...]

Open Access Case Report

Prone Anesthesia for a Super-Super Morbidly Obese Patient Undergoing Neurosurgery: A Case Report

Ian W. Stone, Ashim Gupta, Hugo C. Rodriguez, R. Justin Mistovich, Manu Gupta, Anish G. Potty, Jorge R. Serrato
Received: May 03, 2020; Published: June 24, 2020; doi:10.21926/obm.neurobiol.2002064

Abstract: Obesity is on the rise around the world, carrying along with it a wide range of comorbidities and complications. We report on a super-super morbidly obese 43-year-old female, with a body mass index (BMI) of 77.85 kg/m2 (173cm, 233kg), who presented for a scheduled suboccipital craniectomy with C-1 l [...]

Open Access Review

Effects of Quantum Confinement of Hydrogen in Nanocavities – Experimental INS Results and New Insights

C. Aris Chatzidimitriou-Dreismann
Received: March 21, 2020; Published: June 23, 2020; doi:10.21926/rpm.2002015

Abstract: Current developments of non-relativistic quantum mechanics appear to predict, and reveal, counter-intuitive dynamical effects of hydrogen in nanostructured materials that are of considerable importance for basic research as well as for technological applications. In this review, the experimental foc [...]

Open Access Original Research

On the Face of It: Social Heuristics Are Mediated by Age and Sex, But Not by Faciometrics

Julia M. Robertson, Barbara E. Kingsley
Received: February 16, 2020; Published: June 23, 2020; doi:10.21926/obm.geriatr.2002124

Abstract: The ability to situate individuals within social categories provides an important social function, allowing people to navigate problems of survival and reproduction within highly complex social structures. This categorization of people with apparently shared characteristics is facilitated by various [...]

Open Access Review

Genetic Explanations for Fertility Disorders

Joep Geraedts
Received: May 02, 2020; Published: June 23, 2020; doi:10.21926/obm.genet.2002111

Abstract: This article reviews the genetic testing of infertility disorders. Genetic abnormalities can lead to disturbances of sexual development and hamper reproduction by influencing gamete production and maturation, fertilization, and embryonic development. Until now, the vast majority of detectable geneti [...]

Open Access Review

Synaptic Plasticity and Learning Processes: A Neuroeducation Perspective

Debora Di Jorio
Received: April 14, 2020; Published: June 22, 2020; doi:10.21926/obm.neurobiol.2002063

Abstract: The story of each individual is essentially the story of theirlearning processes and relationships from the moment they were born. Indeed, the story of learning processes is merely a constant stratification of experiences based on biological and neurofunctional features that are influenced by geneti [...]

Open Access Review

Bone Health in the Elderly with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus–A Systematic Review

Zheer Al-Mashhadi, Rikke Viggers, Rasmus Fuglsang-Nielsen, Bente Langdahl, Peter Vestergaard, Søren Gregersen, Jakob Starup-Linde
Received: April 02, 2020; Published: June 18, 2020; doi:10.21926/obm.geriatr.2002123

Abstract: Type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) and osteoporosis are two major public health concerns worldwide, contributing to morbidity and mortality in the elderly. Aging is one of the most significant risk factors for low bone mass, bone fragility, and fractures. Among the several comorbidities that affect the [...]

Open Access Original Research

Enhancement of String Tension Using Thin-Film Metallic Glass Coatings

Yi-Chia Liao, Chun-Hway Hsueh, Wen-Shin Lee
Received: May 16, 2020; Published: June 15, 2020; doi:10.21926/rpm.2002014

Abstract: Inspired by the application of metallic glass sheet as face material for improving the performance of golf clubs, the present work was aimed to explore the application of thin-film metallic glass (TFMG) coatings for enhancing the performance of strings. In order to achieve this aim, badminton string [...]

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