Mar 15, 2017

Annals of Hematology & Oncology

Up-Regulation of the Vitamin D Pathway in Acute Myeloid Leukemia: A Novel Cause of Hypercalcemia

Abstract: Hypercalcemia frequently occurs as a paraneoplastic phenomenon, commonly accompanying solid organ cancers as well as lymphoid hematologic malignancies. However, hypercalcemia is...

Mar 15, 2017

Annals of Hematology & Oncology

Dactylitis as an Earty Onset of Sickle Cell Disease Pain

Abstract: A 12-month-old child with homozygous sickle cell disease diagnosed at birth consulted at the hospital because of limited manual dexterity and crying out in apparent pain for a few days. No other...

Mar 14, 2017

Annals of Mutagenesis

Mutational and Epimutational Analysis of Cell Death-Resistant Tumor Cells: Clues to Molecular Carcinogenesis and Cancer Therapy

Abstract: Cancer is a versatile complex disease and the development of a wide arsenal of treatment options is based upon piles of accumulated basic molecular research. This basis increasingly enhanced our...

Mar 14, 2017

Journal of Bacteriology and Mycology

Purification and Characterization of Linamarase from Lactobacillus Plantarum

Abstract: In this study, bacteria isolated from fermenting bitter cassava peels were harnessed for linamarase production using standard microbiological procedures. Out of all the screened bacterial isolates, Lactobacillus plantarum...

Mar 14, 2017

Annals of Nutritional Disorders & Therapy

Vitamin D Levels in Lebanese Patients with Schizophrenia: A Case-Control Study

Abstract: Objectives: To compare the vitamin D status in schizophrenics to that of healthy controls; secondary objectives were to assess the correlation between severe vitamin D deficiency and the severity of schizophrenia symptoms and to...

Mar 14, 2017

Austin Biology

The Role of GSK-3ß in Modulating Autophagy during Renal Ischemia-Reperfusion Injury

Abstract: Renal ischemia-reperfusion injury is a complicated but common condition in clinic. Previous research on the mechanism was focused on cell apoptosis and necrosis. Recent years it is found that autophagy is inevitable in renal ischemia/reperfusion injury...

Mar 14, 2017

Journal of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences

Intravitreal Dexamethasone Implant (Ozurdex) for Macular Edema Secondary to Retinal Vein Occlusion

Abstract: Purpose: To evaluate the midterm efficacy of the dexamethasone implant injection in eyes with Macular Edema (ME) associated with Retinal Vein Occlusion (RVO)....

Mar 13, 2017

Journal of Family Medicine

Peripheral Arterial Insufficiency: A Study of Prevalence and Factors Associated with Complications in Baja California Sur

Abstract: Background: Changes in the hygienic and dietary habits of population have favored an increase in peripheral arterial disease (PAI). It has a global prevalence between 3-10%; although, this number has increased to 15-20%...

Mar 13, 2017

Annals of Nursing Research and Practice

Unique Service-Related Characteristics among Home Health Care Patients with Cognitive Impairment in the United States

Abstract: National home health survey data are examined to compare service-related psychosocial and clinical characteristics in patients with and without advanced cognitive impairment. Knowing such differences will allow providers to assess...

Mar 13, 2017

Austin Journal of Obesity & Metabolic Syndrome

Effects of Soy Supplementation on Abdominal Obesity and Metabolic Risks on Post-Menopausal Women: A Pilot Study

Abstract: Background: Over two-thirds of American post-menopausal women are abdominally obese. Post-menopausal estrogen deficiency is considered a key risk factor for excess visceral fat accumulation and increased metabolic...

Mar 13, 2017

Austin Digestive System

Lengthening and Tailoring the Bowel: Surgical Approaches in the Treatment of Paediatric Short Bowel Syndrome

Abstract: Short Bowel Syndrome (SBS) is a multi-system disorder caused by malabsorption of nutrients due to an inadequate length of small bowel. Due to the mal-absorptive state SBS patients need Parenteral Nutrition (PN) to support...

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