Recent Submissions

  • Patterns and effects of admission hyperglycemia and inflammatory response in trauma patients: a prospective clinical study. 

    El-Menyar, Ayman; Asim, Mohammad; Mir, Fayaz; Hakim, Suhail; Kanbar, Ahad; Siddiqui, Tariq; Younis; Ahmed, Khalid; Mahmood, Ismail; Atique, Sajid; Al Jogol, Hisham; Taha, Ibrahim; Mustafa, Fuad; Alabdallat, Mohammad; Abdelrahman, Husham; Peralta, Ruben; Al-Thani, Hassan (World J Surg, 2021-05)
    The constellation of the initial hyperglycemia, proinflammatory cytokines and severity of injury among trauma patients is understudied. We aimed to evaluate the patterns and effects of on-admission hyperglycemia ...
  • The impact of COVID-19 on the well-being and cognition of older adults living in the United States and Latin America 

    Babulal, Ganesh M.; Torres, Valeria L.; Acosta, Daisy; Agüero, Cinthya; Aguilar Navarro, Sara; Amariglio, Rebecca; Aya Ussui, Juliana; Baena, Ana; Bocanegra, Yamile; Dozzi Brucki, Sonia Maria; Bustin, Julian; Cabrera, Diego M.; Custodio, Nilton; Díaz, Monica M.; Duque Peñailillo, Lissette; Franco, Idalid; Gatchel, Jennifer R.; Garza Naveda, Ana Paola; González Lara, Mariana; Gutiérrez-Gutiérrez, Lidia; Guzmán-Vélez, Edmarie; J. Hanseeuw, Bernard; Jiménez Velázquez, Ivonne Z.; León Rodríguez, Tomás; Llibre Guerra, Jorge; Marquine, María J.; Martínez, Jairo; Medina, Luis D.; Miranda Castillo, Claudia; Morlett Paredes, Alejandra; Munera, Diana; Nuñez Herrera, Alberto; Oliveira, Maira Okada de; Palmer Cancel, Santiago J.; Pardilla Delgado, Enmanuelle; Perales Puchalt, Jaime; Pluim, Celina; Ramírez Gómez, Liliana; Rentz, Dorene M.; Rivera-Fernández, Claudia; Rosselli, Mónica; Serrano, Cecilia M.; Suing Ortega, María José; Slachevsky, Andrea; Soto Añari, Marcio; Sperling, Reisa A.; Torrente, Fernando; Thumala, Daniela; Vannini, Patrizia; Vila Castelar, Clara; Yañez Escalante, Tatiana; Quiroz, Yakeel T. (EClinicalMedicine, 2021-03-29)
    In the COVID-19 pandemic, older adults from vulnerable ethnoracial groups are at high risk of infection, hospitalization, and death. We aimed to explore the pandemic's impact on the well-being and cognition of older adults ...
  • The Jefferson scale of empathy: measurement properties, underlying components, norms, and cutoff points in dentistry students in latin america. A multicentric study. 

    Díaz Narváez, Víctor P.; Pedrero Castillo, Víctor; Reyes Reyes, Alejandro; Padilla, Mariela; González-Martínez, Farith; Huberman, Joyce; Calzadilla Núñez, Aracelis; Silva Vetri, María G.; Villalba, Silvina B.; Ulloque, María J.; Erazo Coronado, Ana María; López Tagle, Elizabeth; Sánchez Jiménez, Laura; Bullen Cabrera, Miriam; Salcedo Rioja, Rita; Gutiérrez, Fredy; Bilbao Ramírez, Jorge; Carrasco Mardones, Doris; Torres Martínez, Pilar; Sarabia Álvarez, Pablo A. (Interciencia, 2021-05-07)
    The empathy observed by practicing health professionals is the product of the quality of empathic training received from the beginning of their studies. Such training is a problem that must be considered from the early ...
  • Accesibilidad alimentaria en Centroamérica y República Dominicana 

    Gómez Campusano, Ruth Isabel; García Tamez, Carolina (Nutr Clín Diet Hosp, 2021-04-21)
    La accesibilidad a los alimentos está vincu lada con la inseguridad alimentaria. Asimismo, la pobreza es el principal determinante subyacente de la inseguridad ali mentaria del hogar, e incrementa el consumo de productos ...
  • Tau protein phosphorylated at threonine-231 is expressed abundantly in the cerebellum in prion encephalopathies. 

    Gómez López, Víctor Manuel; Viramontes Pintos, Amparo; Ontiveros Torres, Miguel Ángel; Garcés Ramírez, Linda; Cruz López, Fidel de la; Villanueva Fierro, Ignacio; Bravo Muñoz, Marely; Harrington, Charles R.; Martínez Robles, Sandra; Yescas, Petra; Guadarrama Ortíz, Parménides; Hernándes Alejandro, Mario; Montiel Sosa, Francisco; Pacheco Herrero, Mar; Luna Muñoz, José (Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease, 2021-04-02)
    Transmissible spongiform encephalopathies (TSEs) are rare neurodegenerative disorders that affect animals and humans. Bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) in cattle, and Creutzfeld-Jakob Disease (CJD) in humans belong to ...
  • Insoluble vascular amyloid deposits trigger disruption of the neurovascular unit in Alzheimer’s disease brains. 

    Soto Rojas, Luis O.; Campa Córdoba, Berenice; Harrington, Charles R; Salas Casas, Andrés; Hernandes Alejandro, Mario; Villanueva Fierro, Ignacio; Bravo Muñoz, Marely; Garcés Ramírez, Linda; Cruz López, Fidel de la; Ontiveros Torres, Miguel Ángel; Gevorkian, Goar; Pacheco Herrero, Mar; Luna Muñoz, José (Int. J. Mol. Sci, 2021-04-01)
    Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is a neurodegenerative disease, characterized histopathologically by intra-neuronal tau-related lesions and by the accumulation of amyloid -peptide (A ) in the brain parenchyma and around cerebral ...
  • Identifying Users’ Requirements for Emergency Mapping Team Operations in Small Island Developing States: Caribbean Perspective 

    Rosario Michel, Gregorio; Manzano Aybar, Fernando; Guzmán, Leris Neris; Villalta Calderón, Christian; Jiménez Durán, Teodoro; Crompvoets, Joep (International Journal o f Geo-Information, 2021-05-06)
    Small Island Developing States (SIDS) increasingly face natural hazards that overwhelm their capacity to generate and share spatial-information to reduce human–economic losses. Under such circumstances, the emergency mapping ...
  • Elucidating the neuropathologic mechanisms of SARS-cov-2 infection. 

    Pacheco Herrero, Mar; Soto Rojas, Luis O.; Harrington, Charles R; Flores Martínez, Yazmín M.; Villegas Rojas, Marcos M.; León Aguilar, Alfredo M.; Martínez Gómez, Paola A.; Campa Córdoba, B. Berenice; Apátiga Pérez, Ricardo; Corniel Taveras, Carolin N.; Domínguez García, Jesabelle de J.; Blanco Alvarez, Víctor Manuel; Luna Muñoz, José (Frontiers in Neurology, 2021-04-12)
    The current pandemic caused by the new severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) has become a public health emergency. To date, March 1, 2021, coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) has caused about 114 ...
  • Incidencia del Ciberbullying en niños/ as y adolescentes de instituciones educativas privadas del Distrito Educativo 15-03 de la ciudad de Santo Domingo, República Dominicana. 

    Peña Vásquez, Jesús; Garcés, Julia (Educación Superior, 2014)
    En cada curso escolar la violencia recorre un incesante camino dejando manifestaciones alarmantes en alumnos, profesores o cualquier otro miembro de la comunidad educativa. El Ciberbullying como nueva forma de mal uso de ...
  • Multiple unhealthy behaviors share equivalent profiles of readiness for change in patients with type 2 Diabetes 

    Salinas Martínez, Ana María; Gómez Campusano, Ruth Isabel; Cordero Franco, Hid Felizardo; Chávez Barrón, Karen Abigail; Gutiérrez Sauceda, Cecilia Janeth; Guzmán de la Garza, Francisco Javier; Núñez Rocha, Georgina Mayela (International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 2021-03-31)
    Few studies have considered more than one behavior, despite the tendency towards multiple behaviors, and there are none that have focused on a Latino population. We determined the concurrence of four unhealthy behaviors ...
  • Cuba’s cardiovascular risk factors: international comparison of levels and education gradients 

    DieciI, Maria; Llibre-Rodriguez, Juan J; Acosta, Daisy; Dow, William H. (PLOS ONE, 2021-03)
    Cuba’s life expectancy at 79 is third highest in Latin America. Many attribute this to social investments in health and education, but comparative research is sparse, thus we compare Cuba with neighboring Dominican Republic, ...
  • The neurovascular unit dysfunction in Alzheimer’s disease 

    Soto-Rojas, Luis O.; Pacheco-Herrero, Mar; Martínez-Gómez, Paola A.; Campa-Córdoba, B. Berenice; Apátiga-Pérez, Ricardo; Villegas-Rojas, Marcos M.; Harrington, Charles R.; Cruz, Fidel de la; Garcés-Ramírez, Linda; Luna-Muñoz, José (International Journal o f Molecular Sciences, 2021-02-16)
    Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is the most common neurodegenerative disease worldwide. Histopathologically, AD presents with two hallmarks: neurofibrillary tangles (NFTs), and aggregates of amyloid peptide (A ) both in the ...
  • Molecular Processing of Tau Protein in Progressive Supranuclear Palsy: Neuronal and Glial Degeneration 

    Martínez-Maldonado, Alejandra; Ontiveros-Torres, Miguel Ángel; Harrington, Charles R.; Montiel-Sosa, José Francisco; Prandiz, Raúl García Tapia; Bocanegra-López, Patricia; Sorsby-Vargas, Andrew Michael; Bravo-Muñoz, Marely; Florán-Garduño, Benjamín; Villanueva-Fierro, Ignacio; Perry, George; Garcés-Ramírez, Linda; de la Cruz, Fidel; Martínez-Robles, Sandra; Pacheco-Herrero, Mar; Luna-Muñoz, José (IOS Press BV, 2021)
    Alzheimer's disease (AD) and progressive supranuclear palsy (PSP) are examples of neurodegenerative diseases, characterized by abnormal tau inclusions, that are called tauopathies. AD is characterized by highly insoluble ...
  • Human Dental Pulp Stem Cells Display a Potential for Modeling Alzheimer Disease-Related Tau Modifications 

    Karlen, Gazarian; Ramírez García, Luis; Tapía Orozco, Luis; Luna Muñoz, José; Pacheco Herrero, Mar (Frontiers Media S. A., 2021)
    We present here the first description of tau in human dental pulp stem cells (DPSCs) evidenced by RT-PCR data on expression of the gene MAPT and by immunocytochemical detection of epitopes by 12 anti-tau antibodies. The ...
  • Dementia Research in the Caribbean Hispanic Islands: Present Findings and Future Trends 

    Acosta, Daisy; Llibre-Guerra, Jorge Jesús; Jiménez-Velázquez, Ivonne Z.; Lllibre-Rodríguez, Juan J. (Front. Public Health, 2021-01-18)
    During the last decade, the Caribbean Hispanic islands experienced accelerated demographic aging, representing the fastest aging region within Latin America. Age-related non-communicable diseases, including dementia, are ...
  • Long-term stability of two-phase class II: treatment with the carriere motion appliance 

    Rodríguez, Héctor Luis (Journal of Clinical Orthodontics, 2019-08)
  • The colour of architecture: physical-chemical analysis of polychromy on stone in a 16th century gothic Portal at the Cathedral of Santo Domingo 

    Prieto Vicioso, Esteban; Flores Sasso, Virginia; Ruiz Valero, Letzai; García de Miguel, José M. (IOP Publishing, 2020)
    Colour always played a role in the human evolutionary process and has been used as a way of expression. But the time, the lack of maintenance and abandonment, the lack of studies related to the presence of polychromy in ...
  • Dominantly inherited Alzheimer's disease in Latin America: genetic heterogeneity and clinical phenotypes. 

    Llibre-Guerra, J.J.,; Li, Y; Allegri, R.F.,; Mendez, P.C; Surace, E.I; Llibre-Rodriguez, J.J.; Sosa, A.L; Aláez-Verson, C.; Longori, E.-M.; Tellez, A.; Carrillo-Sánchez, K.; Flores-Lagunes, L.L.; Sánchez, V.; Takada, L.T.; Nitrini, R.; Ferreira-Frota, N.A.; Benevides-Lima, J.; Lopera, F.; Ramírez, L.; Jiménez-Velázquez, I.; Schenk, C.; Acosta, D.; Behrens, M.I.; Doering, M.,; Ziegemeier, E.; Morris, J.C; McDade, E.; Bateman, R.J. (2020-12)
  • Applications of non-destructive techniques in the study of a Caribbean historic timber house. 

    Flores Sasso, Virginia; Prieto Vicioso, Esteban; Fernandez Flores, Gabriela; Carreras Rivery, Raquel (IOP Publishing, 2020)
    The aims of this research is to analysis a Caribbean historic timber house using nondestructive techniques (NDT). The high cultural and historic value that have the timber buildings in the Caribbean and the necessity to ...
  • Seroprevalence of specific antibodies against SARS-CoV-2 from hotspot communities in the Dominican Republic. 

    Paulino-Ramírez, Robert; Báez, Amado Alejandro; Vallejo Degaudenzi, Alejandro; Tapía, Leandro (The American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 2020)
    Seroprevalence surveys are of utmost importance to assess the proportion of a population that has developed antibodies against a newly introduced virus and could therefore potentially exhibit immunologic protection against ...

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