Aug 22, 2016

Annals of Hematology & Oncology

Fundamentals of Treating Smoldering Multiple Myeloma

Abstract: Plasma cell disorders remain a rarity and management of these diseases remains a challenge for clinicians. The definition of plasma cell disorders was first characterized in 1980, although a greater understanding of the pathophysiology...

Aug 22, 2016

Austin Endocrinology and Diabetes Case Reports

Subacute Thyroiditis with Non-Toxic Hyperfunctioning Thyroid Nodules

Abstract: A 46-year old woman presented with a 4-week history of subacute Thyroiditis following an upper respiratory tract infection. She had thyroid gland tenderness, symptoms of thyrotoxicosis, increased...

Aug 22, 2016

Austin Chemical Engineering

Experimental Investigation on Pem Fuel Cell with Different Membrane Electrode Assemblies (Mea's) and Different Flow Geometry

Abstract: Fuel cell is an electrochemical device which converts chemical energy directly into electricity over the past decades; much attention has been focused upon the research and development of PEM fuel cells as power sources for...

Aug 22, 2016

International Journal of Nutritional Sciences

Influence of the Home Environment on Diet Quality and Weight Status of Adolescents

Abstract: This cross-sectional study assessed the association of psychological, social, and environmental factors in the home environment with diet quality and Body Mass Index-for Age percentile (BMI-for-Age percentile) in a sample of 103...

Aug 19, 2016

Austin Journal of Gastroenterology

Acute Liver Failure by Autoimmune Hepatitis (AIH) and Liver Cirrhosis in Adolescent Patient: Case Report

Abstract: Autoimmune hepatitis (AIH) is defined as chronic liver parenchyma inflammation of unknown etiology. In pathogenesis are involved environmental triggers and immunological tolerance in genetically predisposed patients...

Aug 19, 2016

Austin Journal of Otolaryngology

Cochlear Implant in Labyrinthitis Ossificans

Abstract: Introduction: Labyrinthitis ossificans is a pathologic ossification in the otic capsule due to an inflammatory or destructive process. The main causes are meningitis, trauma and otosclerosis. A Cochlear ossification result in sensorineural...

Aug 19, 2016

Austin Journal of Gastroenterology

Feeding after Gastrostomy: It's Time to Stop the Delay

Abstract: Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) is a common procedure for those patients who are malnourished and unable to ingest adequate calories by mouth. In the past, initiation of feedings...

Aug 19, 2016

Austin Andrology

Stress and Andrology

Abstract: As invited to be a member of the staff of editors, is a pleasure to be part of the first and special edition of "Austin Andrology". The journal "Austin Andrology" may offer to scientists from different...

Aug 19, 2016

International Journal of Nutritional Sciences

Nutritional Value and Chemical Composition of Cichorium Spinosum

Abstract: Wild edible greens are an important ingredient of the so-called Mediterranean diet since many centuries ago. People of rural communities used to hand-pick wild plants (called "Chorta" in Greek...

Aug 17, 2016

Austin Journal of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Bipolar Disorders and Lithium: Pharmacokinetics, Pharmacodynamics, Therapeutic Effects and Indications of Lithium: Review of Articles

Abstract: Lithium is a mood stabilizer which is approved for use in acute and maintenance mania. It is the first medications approved for the treatment of bipolar disorders. The drug has narrow therapeutic index 0.6-1.2meq/l. The...

Aug 17, 2016

Chronic Diseases - International

Tyre Explosion Ocular Injury

Abstract: A 35 year old patient presen ted with gross and sudden diminution of vision in both eyes following injury due to bursting of the bullock cart tyre while he was inflating it. There is a meteoric rise in DIY (Do It Yourself) injuries worldwide....

Aug 17, 2016

Austin Sports Medicine

Strength Training in Youth: No Doubt, It's Beneficial

Abstract: A long time ago, strength training in youth athletes has been considered unhealthy (e.g. stunts children's growth, epiphyseal plate damage etc...) and one of the major sources of injury risk. It is worth...

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