Open Access Original Research

An Estimate of Possible Impacts of Superoxide Chemistry on Seawater pH: A Mapping Exercise

Marco Minella, Khan M. G. Mostofa, Cong-Qiang Liu, Davide Vione
Received: September 5, 2019; Published: January 21, 2020; doi:10.21926/obm.acr.2001004

Abstract: Superoxide, produced photochemically as well as microbially, is an important reactant present in seawater and a major source of hydrogen peroxide. Superoxide decay may occur through catalyzed or uncatalyzed dismutation forming H2O2 and O2, through oxidation to O2, or through reduction into H2O2. Und [...]

Open Access Original Research

Views of Conventional Medicine and Integrative Medicine among Informal Dementia Caregivers and Healthcare Professionals in NW England

Garuth Eliot Chalfont, Jane Simpson, Fiona J R Eccles, Christine Milligan
Received: September 06, 2019; Published: January 21, 2020; doi:10.21926/obm.geriatr.2001102

Abstract: The urgent need for innovative approaches to dementia treatment that are acceptable, effective and affordable underlies this research. Growing evidence supports ‘integrative medicine’ as a potential treatment approach aligned with and including conventional medicine. However, success will depend on [...]

Open Access Review

Sleep Dysfunction in Fibromyalgia and Therapeutic Approach Options

Kim Lawson
Received: November 05, 2019; Published: January 20, 2020; doi:10.21926/obm.neurobiol.2001049

Abstract: Fibromyalgia, characterised by persistent pain, sleep disturbance, fatigue and cognitive dysfunction, is a central sensitivity syndrome that also involves abnormality in peripheral generators and in the hypothalamic pituitary adrenal axis. Heterogeneity of clinical expression of fibromyalgia with a [...]

Open Access Book Review

Review of: Forgotten: Narratives of Age-Related Dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease in Canada. By Marlene Goldman. McGill-Queen’s Press, 2017

Julia Henderson
Received: November 05, 2019; Published: January 17, 2020; doi:10.21926/obm.geriatr.2001101

Abstract: none

Open Access Highlight

A Unified Model of Age-Related Disease

Michael Fossel
Received: January 14, 2020; Published: January 15, 2020; doi:10.21926/obm.geriatr.2001100

Abstract: none

Open Access Original Research

Therapeutic Effects: The Integration of Creative Arts Therapy in Palliative Care

Jeanie Youngwerth, Heather Coats, Amy Jones, Angela Wibben, Elizabeth Somes, Sue Felton, Ashley Anderson, Kathleen Flarity, Kellar Elliott, Jean Kutner
Received: November 17, 2019; Published: January 14, 2020; doi:10.21926/obm.icm.2001004

Abstract: The University of Colorado Hospital (UCH) implemented a Creative Arts Therapy (CAT) program offering CAT to hospitalized patients as a component of comprehensive palliative care (PC) services. The objective of this pilot program evaluation study was to evaluate short-term effects of CAT on patient s [...]

Open Access Original Research

Initial Adhesion Behavior of Osteoblast on Titanium with Sub-Micron Scale Roughness

Satoshi Migita, Tomoya Yamaguchi
Received: September 18, 2019; Published: January 14, 2020; doi:10.21926/rpm.2001003

Abstract: The surface roughness of titanium could regulate various cellular functions such as survival and growth. In the context of cell adhesion to materials, cell spreading and cell shape are also closely linked to various cellular functions. Previously, we found that Ti substrate with a 100-nm scale surfa [...]

Open Access Editorial

Gender Differences in Manual, Electro, and Laser Acupuncture

Yan Yang, Gerhard Litscher
Received: January 08, 2020; Published: January 14, 2020; doi:10.21926/obm.icm.2001003

Abstract: Acupuncture, being a unique method, is a millennia-old tradition in the field of Chinese medicine. However, it is surprising that there are very few scientific publications on acupuncture and its gender-specific effects. This article summarizes the previous work from the perspective of both Western [...]

Open Access Editorial

Another Productive Year

Joep Geraedts
Received: January 14, 2020; Published: January 14, 2020; doi:10.21926/obm.genet.2001102

Abstract: At the beginning of a new year it is always good to look both backwards and forwards and to highlight a few items that are relevant with respect to the long-term development of our journal. As everybody knows, the principle of open access publishing is that the authors pay fees (the article‐processi [...]

Open Access Case Report

Implications of Clozapine Complications in Geriatric Patients with Type II Diabetes Mellitus

Charisse Chehovich, Tammie Lee Demler
Received: October 14, 2019; Published: January 10, 2020; doi:10.21926/obm.geriatr.2001099

Abstract: Second-generation antipsychotics, have known metabolic side effects; specifically, clozapine is implicated in worsening or causing hyperglycemia, hypercholesterolemia and weight gain. Recently, there has been an increased interest in the safe use of clozapine in patients with diabetes. In March 2018 [...]

Open Access Review

Psychotropics and Neuroprotection: Literature Review and Case Series Report

Edwin Meresh, David Daniels, Jack H. Owens, David Thompson, Sarah Mennella, Michael Levy, Brenda Swartz
Received: November 10, 2019; Published: January 10, 2020; doi:10.21926/obm.neurobiol.2001048

Abstract: Agitation is a common manifestation of acute brain injury. When not addressed, agitation can lead to slower recovery rates, including delayed admission to acute rehabilitation programs. Antipsychotics are commonly used to control agitation in acute brain injury in the ICU. However, there is no curre [...]

Open Access Short Review

Personal Observations on the Critical and Unusual Role of Palladium Environment on Reaction Pathways

Jacques Muzart
Received: October 10, 2019; Published: January 08, 2020; doi:10.21926/acr.2001003

Abstract: This article summarizes some surprising palladoreactions occurring in a transition metal environment, discovered by our team, and the proposed corresponding mechanisms.

Open Access Review

Vanadium: Biological, Environmental, and Engineering Aspects

Dieter Rehder
Received: December 18, 2019; Published: January 8, 2020; doi:10.21926/acr.2001002

Abstract: Vanadium is an element that is widely distributed in Earth’s crust as well as in sea-water and ground-water reservoirs. Therefore, it exerts a great influence on the issues related to life and environment. Vanadium is utilized by several marine organisms. For example, there are vanadate-dependent ha [...]

Open Access Research Article

Working Memory in Collegiate Athletes and Non-Athletes: A Comparison of Team-Sports Athletes, Solo-Sports Athletes, Frequent Exercisers and Infrequent Exercisers

Tara T. Lineweaver, Suneeta Kercood, Elyse B. Morgan, Shelby L. Rampone, Colleen C. Frank, Scott A. McLuckie, Mack F. Reed
Received: October 27, 2019; Published: January 07, 2020; doi:10.21926/obm.icm.2001002

Abstract: Past research suggests that exercise is associated with improved working memory (WM) abilities, and that athletes have better executive functioning and WM skills than non-athletes. However, no studies to date have separated the effects of exercise from the effects of athletic participation when exam [...]

Open Access Original Research

Relativistic Wigner Function for Quantum Walks

Fabrice Debbasch
Received: October 15, 2019; Published: January 06, 2020; doi:10.21926/rpm.2001002

Abstract: A relativistic Wigner function for free Discrete Time Quantum Walks (DTQWs) on the square 2D space-time lattice is defined. The transport equation obeyed by the relativistic Wigner function is derived in terms of discrete derivatives and degenerates in the continuum limit into the transport equation [...]

Open Access Opinion

Electricity without Fuel

Nikolai A. Zarkevich
Received: September 30, 2019; Published: January 06, 2020; doi:10.21926/jept.2001001

Abstract: Most power plants produce electricity by converting a mechanical motion into alternating current (AC). Photovoltaic solar panels convert an electromagnetic flux of light into direct current (DC). In general, electric energy can be harvested from a flux in the environment or from a change of the envi [...]

Open Access Original Research

Using Mixed Methods to Explore Older Residents' Physical Activity and Experiences of Community Active Aging Friendliness

Deborah H. John, Patrick Abi Nader, Katherine Gunter
Received: October 29, 2018; Published: January 06, 2020; doi:10.21926/obm.geriatr.2001098

Abstract: Physical inactivity is the fourth leading risk factor for global mortality and as such, it is critical that physical activity guidelines for health consider equitable access to physical activity opportunities for all, including those aged 65 years and older. The purpose of this study was to examine [...]

Open Access Original Research

Phase Equilibria of Flexible Polymer and Monomer Liquid Crystal Blends

Hassan-Ali Hakemi, Ghazal Hakemi
Received: December 5, 2019; Published: January 3, 2020; doi:10.21926/rpm.2001001

Abstract: In this study, we explored the phase equilibria in blends of a nematic liquid crystal monomer and a nematic liquid crystal flexible polymer within the whole composition of the phase diagram. The crystal-nematic and nematic-isotropic transition temperatures, as well as the transition enthalpies and e [...]

Open Access Research Article

A Novel Approach to Fall Risk Reduction: Combining Education and Therapeutic Yoga

Em V. Adams, Marieke Van Puymbroeck, Heather S. Torphy, Brian C. Helsel, Karen A. Kemper, Cheryl Dye, Arlene A. Schmid
Received: October 03, 2019; Published: January 03, 2020; doi:10.21926/obm.geriatr.2001097

Abstract: Falls have negative consequences for older adults, but falls can be reduced through interventions that target the reduction of fall risk factors. Cognitive behavioral education programs and therapeutic yoga are two interventions that have independently been used as a means to reduce the risk of fall [...]

Open Access Review

Non-Invasive Brain Stimulation for Insomnia - A Review of Current Data and Future Implications

Thierry Provencher, Jonathan Charest, Célyne H. Bastien
Received: October 09, 2019; Published: January 02, 2020; doi:10.21926/obm.icm.2001001

Abstract: Neuroimaging evidences point to the role of hyperarousal in the pathophysiology of insomnia. While actual treatments fail to directly target brain hyperarousal, emergent complementary therapies known as neuromodulation techniques aim to improve sleep in people with insomnia by targeting irregulariti [...]

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