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 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2469-5734/1510013

Effects of Different Curing Unites on Bulk Fill Composites

Koray Soygun, Murat Unal, Ali Ozer, Evrem Gulnahar and Giray Bolayir

Article Type: Research Article | First Published: August 09, 2015

The aim of this study was to investigate three aged (with thermocycling and distilled water) bulk fill composites' (X-tra base, Surefil SDR flow, Tetric EvoCeram) surface microhardness levels. 4mm diameter and 2 or 4mm thickness composites' samples were polymerized by a halogen light and a blue-light emitting diode (n = 10). A Vickers microhardness tester was used to evaluate the microhardness at ...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2469-5734/1510012

Kissing Molars: A Report of Three Cases and Literature Review

Luis Miguel Gonzalez-Perez, Pedro Infante-Cossio, Marta Sanchez-Sanchez, Carlos Valdivieso-del-Pueblo and Marta Robles-Garcia

Article Type: Case Report | First Published: August 07, 2015

The existence of two mandibular impacted molars with confronted occlusal surfaces is extremely rare. When the two mandibular molars are surrounded by a single dental follicle, an entity called 'kissing molars' (KM) is formed. After the first description of KM by Van Hoof in 1973, very few cases have been reported in the literature. Therefore, knowledge about the etiopathogenesis, clinical features...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2378-3419/2/3/1021

A Randomized Double Blinded Study of Ganoderma Lucidum (Lingzhi) in Salvage Setting of Recurrent Gynecologic Cancer

Prapaporn Suprasert, Chatchawann Apichartpiyakul, Choompone Sakonwasun, Pimonphan Nitisuwanraksa and Rochana Phuackchantuck

Article Type: Research Article | First Published: August 28, 2015

Lingzhi is a widely used anti-cancer herbal medicine in Asian countries with limited knowledge of the efficacy especially in gynecologic cancer patients. This study was conducted to compare the efficacy of Lingzhi in the forms of water extract type and spore type with a placebo control in a salvage setting of gynecologic cancer treatment. Sixty gynecologic cancer patients who failed at least two r...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2377-3634/1410043

Vitamin B12 Levels in Rat Organs - No Change Following Prolonged Treatment with Metformin

Thagaard MS, Nexo E and Greibe E

Article Type: Research Article | First Published: September 02, 2015

Few studies have explored vitamin B12 (B12) distribution in control rats and in rats treated with metformin, an anti-diabetic drug known to decrease the plasma level of B12 in humans. Here we report B12 levels in both control rats and in rats treated by two different methods of delivering metformin....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2377-3634/1410042

Renal Denervation, Blood Pressure and Metabolic Disease: Not a Simple Solution

Cathryn M. Kolka

Article Type: Commentary | First Published: September 01, 2015

Diabetes, obesity, cardiovascular disease and hypertension are frequently grouped together as the 'metabolic syndrome'. The prevalence of these diseases is increasing in the United States and worldwide. In recent years, overactivity of the sympathetic nervous system has been linked to obesity, hypertension, and cardiovascular disease. Promising initial research investigated the role of the sympath...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2377-3634/1410041

Serum Endothelin-1 Elevation in Diabetes. A Reflection of Pathophysiological Process or a Biomarker beyond Expectation?

Behrouz Salehian

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

Endothelin or endothelium-derived constricting factor was first discovered by O'Brien et al. in 1987 as a potent vasoconstrictor protein from culture medium of bovine aortic and pulmonary endothelium. The culture medium was shown to cause aortic ring constriction in vitro and vasoconstriction when perfused into rabbit coronary arteries. Concomitantly, Yanagisawa et al. isolated and sequenced the 2...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2377-3634/1410040

Risk of Falls in People with Diabetes Mellitus

Alessandra Madia Mantovani, Mariana de Carvalho Pinto, Roselene Mondolo Regueiro Lorenconi, Mariana Romanholi Palma, Fernanda Elisa Ribeiro and Cristina Elena Prado Teles Fregonesi

Article Type: Research Article | First Published: August 15, 2015

Aim: To identify the risk of falling through a functional mobility test in non-diabetics, individuals with diabetic neuropathy and individuals with diabetic neuropathy and vasculopathy. Methodology: The study was composed of 61 subjects of both genders divided into the control group CG (n=32), diabetic neuropathy group DNG (n=18) and diabetic neuropathy-vasculopathy group (DNVG) (12). The particip...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2469-5718/1510017

Exergaming to Improve Physical and Mental Fitness in Children and Adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorders: Pilot Study

Claudia L. Hilton, Allison Attal, John Best, Tim Reistetter, Pete Trapani and Diane M. Collins

Article Type: Research Article | First Published: August 18, 2015

Although not included as core characteristics of autism spectrum disorders (ASD), children and adolescents with this diagnosis often experience executive function (EF) and motor impairments. This study investigated the use of a speed-based exergame called the Makoto arena as an intervention strategy to improve EF and motor performance in in 17 school-aged children and adolescents with ASD. All are...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2469-5718/1510016

Effects of Pitching a Simulated Game on Upper Extremity Kinematics in Youth Baseball Pitchers

Gretchen D. Oliver and Hillary A. Plummer

Article Type: Original Research Article | First Published: August 09, 2015

Overuse injuries in youth baseball players have increased exponentially with the insurgence of participation in the sport. It has been estimated that 5 million children (6-17 years) participate in organized youth baseball in the United States. Additionally, it has been documented in a survey of 476 youth pitchers (9-14 years) that roughly half reported either shoulder or elbow pain while pitching,...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2469-5831/1510001

Dynamic Factor Analysis for Multivariate Time Series: An Application to Cognitive Trajectories

Yorghos Tripodis and Nikolaos Zirogiannis

Article Type: Research Article | First Published: August 28, 2015

We propose a dynamic factor model appropriate for large epidemiological studies and develop an estimation algorithm which can handle datasets with large number of subjects and short temporal information. The algorithm uses a two cycle iterative approach for parameter estimation in such a large dataset. Each iteration consists of two distinct cycles, both following an EM algorithm approach. This it...

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