Sep 19, 2017

Austin Neurology & Neurosciences

BDNF in the Aged Brain: Translational Implications for Parkinson's Disease

Abstract: Brain Derived Neurotrophic Factor (BDNF) is a member of the neurotrophin family of secreted growth factors. BDNF signaling is known to exert both chronic, pro-survival effects related to gene expression and protein synthesis...

Sep 19, 2017

Journal of Pediatrics & Child Health Care

Low-Dose Pamidronate Therapy for Pediatric Osteoporosis: Influence of Diagnosis on Changes in Fracture Rate and Bone Mineral Density

Abstract: Controversy surrounds the optimal agent, dose and duration of bisphosphonate therapy for pediatric osteoporosis. We conducted a prospective, observational study of low-dose (4 mg/kg/year) intravenous pamidronate in...

Sep 19, 2017

Annals of Yoga and Physical Therapy

Trunk and Hip Muscle Activation during Yoga Poses in Untrained Individuals

Abstract: Yoga has become a popular form of exercise for improving core strength and stability in individuals with Low Back Pain (LBP). Researchers have quantified muscle activation during core stabilization exercises, believing that...

Sep 19, 2017

Austin Journal of Invitro Fertilization

Malakoplakia of the Vulva Following Lung Transplantation

Abstract: Malakoplakia is a rare histiocytic inflammatory disorder that predominantly affects the urinary tract and rarely the female genital tract. The pathogenesis is hypothesized to be a result of defective bacterial degradation within dysfunctional phagolysosomes, resulting in formation of the pathognomonic Michaelis-Gutmann bodies....

Sep 18, 2017

Austin Journal of Radiology

Asymptomatic Solitary Osteochondroma of Cervical Spine in 17 Year Old Boy

Abstract: Osteochondroma, otherwise known as osteocartilagenous exostoses, is the most common benign tumour of long bones. It can present as solitary or multiple lesions. Cervical osteochondroma is rare accounting for only for approximately...

Sep 18, 2017

Austin Cardiology

Thromboembolic Events Following Withdrawal of Antiplatelet or Anti-Coagulation Treatment before Cardiac Surgery

Abstract: Patients for Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting (CABG) are often treated with antiplatelet medications, most frequently Aspirin (ASA) and Adenosine-Diphosphate (ADP) -receptor antagonists. The drugs seem...

Sep 18, 2017

Austin Journal of Nutrition & Metabolism

Vitamin D Intake and Status in Austria and Its Effects on Some Health Indicators

Abstract: Considering the widespread insufficiency of vitamin D and its role in the regulation of various metabolic functions and the prevention of several health impairments, we evaluated vitamin D status and dietary intake in a nationally...

Sep 18, 2017

Austin Anthropology

Proposing Asian Principles of Bioethics from Asian Perspectives

Abstract: Principles provide a good guide for any decision-making, either in clinical setting, bioethical consultation, research ethics, even in daily human transactions. The most famous principles in modern times have been the socalled Georgetown principles....

Sep 15, 2017

Austin Journal of Business Administration and Management

Impact of Perceived CSR on Organizational Commitment: A Perspective of Service Employees

Abstract: Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) has gained increasing attention over the past few decades. Although, many studies tried to investigate impact of CSR on consumers, the only dearth of research tried to understand CSR impact on...

Sep 14, 2017

Annals of Thyroid Research

Reduction in Time to Thyroidectomy in Patients Studied with Ultrasound by the Endocrinology Department

Abstract: To evaluate the time to thyroidectomy in patients with nodular goiter and postoperative tumor stage in patients with Differentiated Thyroid Carcinoma (DTC) depending on the use of ultrasound in endocrinology consultations....

Sep 14, 2017

Austin Journal of Anesthesia and Analgesia

Predicting Readiness to Attend an Interdisciplinary Pain Management Program: What's better for Clinical Decision-Making? Clinical Judgment or a Patient Self-Report Questionnaire?

Abstract: Background: Chronic Pain (CP) can have a substantial negative impact on one's life. Patients often seek Pain Management Programs (PMPs) as a means to treat their CP condition. The Michael G. De Groote Pain Clinic,...

Sep 14, 2017

Annals of Nutritional Disorders & Therapy

Baclofen Treatment of Bulimia Nervosa and Binge Eating Disorder: An Internet Survey

Abstract: Bulimia Nervosa (BN) and Binge Eating Disorder (BED) are conditions that are difficult to treat and for which there are very few approved treatments. Clinical studies have shown baclofen effectiveness in BED, but this must be confirmed....