Recent Submissions

  • Neurovascular dysfunction and vascular amyloid accumulation as early events in Alzheimer's disease 

    Apátiga‑Pérez, Ricardo; Soto‑Rojas, Luis O.; Campa‑Córdoba, B. Berenice; Luna‑Viramontes, Nabil Itzi; Cuevas, Elvis; Villanueva‑Fierro, Ignacio; Ontiveros‑Torres, Miguel Angel; Bravo‑Muñoz, Marely; Flores‑Rodríguez, Paola; Garcés‑Ramirez, Linda; de la Cruz, Fidel; Montiel‑Sosa, José Francisco; Pacheco‑Herrero, Mar; Luna‑Muñoz, José (Metabolic Brain Disease, 2021-07)
    Alzheimer's disease (AD) is clinically characterized by a progressive loss of cognitive functions and short-term memory. AD patients present two distinctive neuropathological lesions: neuritic plaques and neurofibrillary ...
  • Identifying critical factors to enhance SDI performance for facilitating disaster risk management in small island developing states 

    Rosario Michel, Gregorio; Gonzáles-Campos, María Ester; Manzano Aybar, Fernando; Jiménez Durán, Teodoro; Crompvoets, Joep (Survey Riview, 2022-01)
    Small Island Developing States (SIDS) are highly exposed to disaster risk events that frequently overwhelm their capacity to generate and share spatial information to reduce human–economic losses. The Spatial Data ...
  • Clinical and socioenvironmental characterizations associated with the genealogical analysis of a group of Dominican patients with nonsyndromic cleft lip with or without cleft palate 

    Arévalo-Caro, Catalina; Silva-Vetri, María Guadalupe; Arteaga Díaz, Clara; Pineda Villadiego, Saret; Ramirez Martinez, Ángela; Joaquín Federico, Bezaleht (Oral Science International, 2022-01)
    In the Dominican Republic, there is an important number of individuals affected by nonsyndromic cleft lip with or without cleft palate (NS CL/P); in the search for the etiology, this study sought to determine the inheritance ...
  • Direct healthcare costs of moderate and severe work-related injuries: estimates from the National Trauma Center of Qatar 

    J. Consunji, Rafael; Mekkodathil, Ahammed; El-Menyar, Ayman; Mehmood, Amber; Sathian, Brijesh; Hyder, Adnan A.; Hirani, Nazia; Abeid, Aisha; Al-Thani, Hassan; Peralta, Ruben (International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 2022-01-30)
    Work-related injuries (WRIs) are recognized as a leading cause of admission to the national trauma center of Qatar. A retrospective analysis of trauma registry data and electronic medical records was conducted on a cohort ...
  • Applications of non-destructive techniques in the study of a caribbean historic timber house 

    Sasso, V.F.; Vicioso, E.P; Rivery, R.C. (IOP Publishing, 2020)
  • Dominantly inherited Alzheimer's disease in Latin America: genetic heterogeneity and clinical phenotypes. 

    Llibre-Guerra, J.J.; Li, Allegri Y.; Mendez, R.F.; Surace, P.C.; Llibre-Rodriguez, E.I.; Sosa, J.J.; Aláez-Verson, A.L.; Longoria, C.; Tellez, E.-M.; Carrillo-Sánchez, A.; Flores-Lagunes, K.,; Sánchez, L.L.; Takada, V.,; Nitrini, L.T.; Ferreira-Frota, R.; Benevides-Lima, N.A.; Lopera, J. 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 (Article in Press, 2020-12)
  • Neurovascular dysfunction and vascular amyloid accumulation as early events in Alzheimer's disease 

    Apatiga Pérez, Ricardo; Soto Rojas, Luis O.; Campa Córdoba, B. Berenice; Luna Viramontes, Nabil Itzi; Cuevas, Elvis; Villanueva‑Fierro, Ignacio; Ontiveros Torres, Miguel Angel; Bravo Múñoz, Marely; Flores Rodríguez, Paola; Garces Ramírez, Linda; Cruz, Fidel de la; Montiel Sosa, José Francisco; Pacheco Herrero, Mar; Luna Muñoz, José (Metabolic Brain Disease, 2021-07)
    Alzheimer's disease (AD) is clinically characterized by a progressive loss of cognitive functions and short-term memory. AD patients present two distinctive neuropathological lesions: neuritic plaques and neurofibrillary ...
  • Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder symptoms can be reduced by effectively treating obstructive sleep apnea with oral appliances: a hypothesis 

    Escobar, Lina; Rodriguez, Héctor L.; Castellanos, Jaime E. (Wolters Kluwer - Medknow, 2021)
    Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is the most common neurodevelopmental disorder in children and can persist until adulthood. This disorder negatively affects almost all personal, academic, and work fields ...
  • 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 ...

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