Aug 26, 2016

Chronic Diseases - International

The Burden of Asthma: Delineation of Acute Healthcare Utilization among Asthma Patients in Missouri, 2007-2009

Abstract: Many people with asthma experience exacerbations. This study was conducted to describe the acute care utilization among patients with asthma in the state of Missouri and associated charges. Using the Patient Abstract...

Aug 26, 2016

Sarcoma Research - International

Management of Toxicities with Pazopanib in Advanced Soft Tissue Sarcoma

Abstract: Advanced Soft Tissue Sarcoma (aSTS) is a rare, heterogeneous disease with poor prognosis. Management is challenging, and treatment options are limited. Chemotherapy (single agents or combination regimens) is the standard...

Aug 26, 2016

Sarcoma Research - International

Angiosarcoma: Current Perspectives

Abstract: Angiosarcoma is a rare soft-tissue sarcoma derived from endothelial cells. It accounts for approximately 1-2% of soft tissue sarcomas, and has an increased incidence in the elderly. This increase...

Aug 26, 2016

Austin Journal of Dermatology

Lichen Sclerosus ET Atrophicus Induced Acquired Phimosis

Abstract: A 71-year-old, uncircumcised man developed phimosis and decreased penile sensitivity (Figure 1). After observing his hardened foreskin, Lichen Sclerosus ET Atrophicus (LSA) was thought to be...

Aug 26, 2016

Journal of Dental Applications

Correction of Unilateral Posterior Crossbite with Functional Mandibular Shift: A Case Report

Abstract: Unilateral Posterior Crossbite with functional shift of the mandible is a common condition. Early treatment of the condition may prevent adverse effects on temporomandibular joint and masticatory muscles. Many treatment...

Aug 26, 2016

Austin Environmental Sciences

Environmental Characteristics and Plankton Diversity of Major Freshwater Lake (L7) at Bharti Island, Larsemann Hills over East Antarctica

Abstract: The Larsemann Hills range is an ice-free oasis on the Ingrid Christensen Coast of Princess Elizabeth Land, East Antarctica, which includes Bharti Island, Fisher Island, McLeod Island, Broknes Peninsula, Stornes Peninsula, and...

Aug 26, 2016

Austin Renal Disorders

Ideal Dry Weight in Dialysis Patients are we there Yet?

Abstract: One of the difficult tasks to achieve in hemodialysis patients is the ideal dry weight; hence many definitions had evolved during the past few decades....

Aug 26, 2016

Austin Journal of Endocrinology and Diabetes

Leptin Secretion by Adipose Tissue and Gastric Mucosa for the Control of Food Intake: A Review

Abstract: Endocrine and exocrine secretion of leptin by adipose tissue and gastric mucosa respectively is reviewed. Both the adipocytes and the gastric chief cells synthesise leptin and process it through the RER-Golgi-granule secretory....

Aug 26, 2016

Austin Journal of Endocrinology and Diabetes

Control of Food Intake and Body Weight Through Oral Administration of Leptin

Abstract: Upon demonstrating that leptin is secreted by gastric chief cells into the gastric juice, vehiculated towards the intestine, internalized by the duodenal epithelial cells to be transferred to circulation, we put forward the hypothesis....

Aug 26, 2016

Austin Journal of Infectious Diseases

Hantaviruses, Rethinking Models and Paradigms Respective to the Viruses and their Infections

Abstract: The Hantaviruses have properties respective to pathogenesis, cellular infection and transmission dynamics that are still only superficially known as consequence of the biosafety requirements for the infection assays in general...

Aug 26, 2016

Austin Journal of Nutrition & Metabolism

The Health Implications of Vitamin D Insufficiency and Low Energy Availability in Athletes

Abstract: Vitamin D and its extraskeletal effects has been the subject of recent research in the general population, but in the athletic community, research is scarce. In athletes, vitamin D may help to reduce infections and illnesses and improve...

Aug 26, 2016

Austin Journal of Otolaryngology

Understanding the Controversies Surrounding Osteonecrosis of the Jaws

Abstract: Based on our extensive review and analysis of the literature on osteonecrosis of the jaw, we highlight several areas of controversy that still exist within the realm of this topic. From nomenclature through diagnosis and treatment, there exists...

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