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 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2469-5726/1510003

Differential Diagnosis in Upper Back Pain

Nihal Ozaras

Article Type: Editorial | First Published: February 21, 2015

Upper back pain (UBP) is the pain experienced at the thoracic spine region. Spinal pain prevalence is 66 per 100 people and15% them is UBP. Although it is so frequent, it is less studied than neck or low back pain.It can be seen at any period of life, from childhood to elderly.This article briefly describes differential diagnosis in UBP....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2572-4010.1510002

The Pivotal Role of Microbiota in Obesity

L. Bonfrate and P. Portincasa

Article Type: Editorial | First Published: February 25, 2015

In general, obesity is a complex disease that results from the interplay between several determinants. From time to time, a role for host genetics, environment, biological factors, pregnancy and lactation history in mothers, social and cultural influence, and imbalance between energy intake and expenditure has been advocated. Dietary factors modulate the composition of the gut microbiota....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2572-4142.1510001

Bring New Advances of Basic Medical Research Closer to Patient Care

Xiaoming Yang

Article Type: Editorial | First Published: February 25, 2015

With great pleasure, I welcome you to the inaugural issue of the International Archives of Translational Medicine. The rapid progress in basic medical research is constantly reframing the paradigm how we prevent, diagnose and treat human diseases....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2378-3001/2/1/1021

Long-Term Deep Brain Stimulation for Parkinson's Disease is Associated with Progressive Reduction in Medication Utilization and Cost

Chandler E. Gill, Elyne N. Kahn, Aaron Bowman, Thomas L. Davis, Lily Wang, Yanna Song, Justin R. Smith and David Charles

Article Type: Research Article | First Published: February 23, 2015

Patients with Parkinson's Disease (PD) treated with Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) typically reduce anti-PD medication use by 25-50% within 6 months of device placement, but whether the reduction is maintained long-term is less clear. We performed a medical record review of 18 patients with PD treated with DBS and 18 matched control patients treated with medications alone and compared their patterns...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2377-3634/1410022

Self-Care among Diabetic Amputee

David Berbrayer

Article Type: Research Article | First Published: February 23, 2015

Background: Diabetic amputees are at increased risk for receiving a second amputation, which may be prevented by proper selfcare. Although existing literature suggests self-care is inadequate among diabetic patients, self-care behaviour after an amputation is unknown. This study aims to identify strategies used by diabetic patients who received a lower-extremity amputation to prevent further amput...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2572-4037.1510004

Multi-family Groups for First Episode Psychosis in an Adult Psychiatric Care Department: A Study Design

Rosini E, Calabro G, Mancinelli I, Pacifici MP, Pucci D, Caltagirone SS, De Pisa E, Narracci A, Girardi P and Comparelli A

Article Type: Short Report | First Published: February 21, 2015

Introduction: In 1958, Jorge Garcia Badaracco initiated weekly meetings between psychotic patients and their parents in Buenos Aires. On the basis of these experiences, he founded a new psychotherapeutic method, with an open setting based on multifamily groups (MFG), for patients affected by severe psychiatric illness. In Italy, there are several public psychiatric services in which MFG is followe...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2377-3634/1410021

Early Release of HMGB1 may Aggravate Neuronal Damage after Transient Focal Ischemia in Diabetic Rat Brain

Naohiro Iwata, Mari Okazaki, Shinya Kamiuchi, Meiyan Xuan, Hirokazu Matsuzaki, Takeshi Sakamoto and Yasuhide Hibino

Article Type: Research Article | First Published: February 22, 2015

Objective: High Mobility Group Box 1 (HMGB1) released extracellularly from necrotic cells evokes delayed inflammatory processes via interaction with the Receptor for Advanced Glycation End Products (RAGE) or Toll-like Receptors (TLR) in postischemic brain. The diabetic state (DM) aggravated cerebral ischemic injury following the stroke in rats. Therefore, we examined the behavior of HMGB1 and the ...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2572-4037.1510003

Effects of Readiness to Change, Quit History, and Health Perceptions on Depressive Symptoms among Young Adult Smokers

Dawn W. Foster, Georges E. Khalil, Samantha G. Farris, Till W. Barnighausen and Alexander V. Prokhorov

Article Type: Research Article | First Published: February 21, 2015

Background: The current study sought to evaluate the main and interactive effect of health perceptions, smoking quit attempt history, and readiness to change with respect to depressive symptoms among college student smokers. Method: The present data came from baseline data from a randomized trial and included 495 undergraduate students who reported smoking at least 1 cigarette per day. Results: A ...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2469-567X/1510005

T-reg are the Predominant CD4+ T-Cell Subset Productively Infected with HIV-1 at Sites of Dual HIV/TB Infection

Christina S Hirsch, Shigou Liu, Joy Baseke, John Lusiba Kafuluma, Mary Nserko, Harriet Mayanja-Kizza and Zahra Toossi

Article Type: Research Article | First Published: February 10, 2015

Background: Regulatory T-cells (T-reg) are expanded during active tuberculosis (TB) regardless of HIV-1-infection, particularly at sites of M. tuberculosis infection. In HIV-1 disease, T-reg are targeted by HIV-1 infection. However, whether they contribute to promotion of HIV-1 infection at sites of HIV/TB is unknown. Methods: Pleural fluid mononuclear cells (PFMC) from HIV/TB patients with pleura...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2474-3631/1510001

Embracing Reward Deficiency Syndrome (RDS) Solution System: A Genomic Thrust

Kenneth Blum, Marcelo Febo, Zsolt Demotrovics and Rajendra D. Badgaiyan

Article Type: Editorial | First Published: February 21, 2015

The mysteries and underlying causes of addictive disorders have spawned a number of important questions which still plague researchers and treatment professionals alike. What populations are susceptible to addictive disorders based upon genetic predisposition? Why are they more susceptible than others? What considerations or adjustments must be made to care plans of certain individuals to maximize...

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