May 13, 2011 Current Awareness

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  1. Arbeille P, Shoemaker K, Kerbeci P, Schneider S, Hargens A, Hughson R. Aortic, cerebral and lower limb arterial and venous response to orthostatic stress after a 60-day bedrest. Eur J Appl Physiol. 2011 May 4. [Epub ahead of print] (PI: A. Hargens) Note: WISE-2005 bed rest study.
  2. Hamilton DR, Sargsyan AE, Martin DS, Garcia KM, Melton SL, Feiveson A, Dulchavsky SA. On-orbit prospective echocardiography on International Space Station crew. Echocardiography. 2011 May;28(5):491-501. Epub 2011 Apr 29. (PI: S.A. Dulchavsky) Note: ISS results.
  3. Hackney KJ, Ploutz-Snyder LL. Unilateral lower limb suspension: Integrative physiological knowledge from the past 20 years (1991-2011). Eur J Appl Physiol. 2011 May 1. [Epub ahead of print] (PI: K.J. Hackney, NASA Graduate Student Researcher Program)
  4. Zwart SR, Mehta SK, Ploutz-Snyder R, Bourbeau Y, Locke JP, Pierson DL, Smith SM. Response to vitamin D supplementation during Antarctic winter is related to BMI, and supplementation can mitigate Epstein-Barr virus reactivation. J Nutr. 2011 Apr 1;141(4):692-7. (PI: S.M. Smith) Note: This article is featured on the journal cover.
  5. Cooper M, Douglas G, Perchonok M. Developing the NASA food system for long-duration missions. J Food Sci. 2011 Mar;76(2):R40-8. (PIs: M. Cooper, M. Perchonok) Note: This article may be obtained online without charge.
  6. Eskiocak U, Kim S, Ly P, Roig A, Biglione S, Komurov K, Cornelius C, Wright WE, White M, Shay JW. Functional parsing of driver mutations in the colorectal cancer genome reveals numerous suppressors of anchorage-independent growth. Cancer Res. 2011 Apr 28. [Epub ahead of print] (PIs: J.D. Minna/J.W. Shay/NSCOR; A. Fornace/J.W. Shay/NSCOR)
  7. Basner M, Dinges DF. Maximizing sensitivity of the psychomotor vigilance test (PVT) to sleep loss. Sleep. 2011 May 1;34(5):581-91. (PI: D.F. Dinges)
  8. Emurian HH, Canfield K, Brady JV. Behavior analysis of team performance: A case study of membership replacement. Behav Anal Today. 2011;11(3):161-85. (PI: J.V. Brady) Note: This article may be obtained online without charge. Scroll down at the link given.

Other papers of interest:

  1. Tzeng YC, Chan GS, Willie CK, Ainslie PN. Determinants of human cerebral pressure-flow velocity relationships: New insights from vascular modeling and Ca2+ blockade. J Physiol. 2011 May 3. [Epub ahead of print]
  2. Nelson MD, Altamirano-Diaz LA, Petersen SR, DeLorey DS, Stickland MK, Thompson RB, Haykowsky MJ. Left ventricular systolic and diastolic function during tilt table positioning and passive heat stress in humans. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2011 May 2. [Epub ahead of print]
  3. Fujii Y, Ishizaki Y, Kino M, Taniuchi S, Kobayashi Y, Kaneko K. Two types of orthostatic dysregulation assessed by diameter of inferior vena cava. Pediatr Int. 2011 Apr;53(2):162-7.
  4. Segizbaeva MO, Pogodin MA, Lavrova IN, Balykin MV, Aleksandrova NP. Effect of head-down tilt on respiratory responses and human inspiratory muscle activity. Hum Physiol. 2011 Mar;37(2):171-7. Note: This paper is a translation in English of the Russian original published in Fiziologiya Cheloveka 2011 Mar-Apr;37(2):52-9.
  5. Donina ZhA. Intersystem relationship between respiration and blood circulation. Hum Physiol. 2011 Mar;37(2):229-39. Note: This paper has a section on weightlessness. This is a translation in English of the Russian original published in Fiziologiya Cheloveka 2011 Mar-Apr;37(2):117-28.
  6. Hagiwara K, Goto T, Araki M, Miyazaki H, Hagiwara H. Olive polyphenol hydroxytyrosol prevents bone loss. Eur J Pharmacol. 2011 Apr 27. [Epub ahead of print]
  7. Asselin P, Spungen AM, Muir JW, Rubin CT, Bauman WA. Transmission of low-intensity vibration through the axial skeleton of persons with spinal cord injury as a potential intervention for preservation of bone quantity and quality. J Spinal Cord Med. 2011 Jan;34(1):52-9.
  8. Fujiwara S. [Lifestyle-related diseases and bone metabolism. Lifestyle-related disease and fracture risk] Clin Calcium. 2011;21(5):649-53. Japanese. Note: This article and 13 other articles are part of an issue on the topic of lifestyle-related diseases and bone metabolism. The citations can be viewed by entering the journal title abbreviation clin calcium [ta] in PubMed. Journal site.
  9. Ryan MJ, Jackson JR, Hao Y, Leonard SS, Alway SE. Inhibition of xanthine oxidase reduces oxidative stress and improves skeletal muscle function in response to electrically stimulated isometric contractions in aged mice. Free Radic Biol Med. 2011 Apr 7. [Epub ahead of print]
  10. Lawler JM, Hindle A. Living in a box or call of the wild? Revisiting lifetime inactivity and sarcopenia. Antioxid Redox Signal. 2011 May 4. [Epub ahead of print]
  11. Fielding RA, Vellas B, Evans WJ, Bhasin S, Morley JE, Newman AB, Abellan van Kan G, Andrieu S, Bauer J, Breuille D, Cederholm T, Chandler J, De Meynard C, Donini L, Harris T, Kannt A, Keime Guibert F, Onder G, Papanicolaou D, Rolland Y, Rooks D, Sieber C, Souhami E, Verlaan S, Zamboni M. Sarcopenia: An undiagnosed condition in older adults. Current consensus definition: Prevalence, etiology, and consequences. International working group on sarcopenia. J Am Med Dir Assoc. 2011 May;12(4):249-56. Epub 2011 Mar 4.
  12. Yarasheski KE, Castaneda-Sceppa C, He J, Kawakubo M, Bhasin S, Binder EF, Schroeder ET, Roubenoff R, Azen SP, Sattler FR. Whole-body and muscle protein metabolism are not affected by acute deviations from habitual protein intake in older men: The Hormonal Regulators of Muscle and Metabolism in Aging (HORMA) Study. Am J Clin Nutr. 2011 May 4. [Epub ahead of print]
  13. Epperson LE, Karimpour-Fard A, Hunter LE, Martin SL. Metabolic cycles in a circannual hibernator. Physiol Genomics. 2011 May 3. [Epub ahead of print]
  14. Varès G, Wang B, Tanaka K, Kakimoto A, Eguchi-Kasai K, Nenoi M. Mutagenic adaptive response to high-LET radiation in human lymphoblastoid cells exposed to low doses of heavy-ion radiation. Mutat Res. 2011 Apr 21. [Epub ahead of print]
  15. Dewan K, Benloucif S, Reid K, Wolfe LF, Zee PC. Light-induced changes of the circadian clock of humans: Increasing duration is more effective than increasing light intensity. Sleep. 2011 May 1;34(5):593-9.
  16. Van Dongen HP, Caldwell JA Jr, Caldwell JL. Individual differences in cognitive vulnerability to fatigue in the laboratory and in the workplace. Prog Brain Res. 2011;190:145-53. Note: This article is one of 12 articles on a volume on the topic: Human Sleep and Cognition Part II - Clinical and Applied Research. Table of Contents.
  17. Holle AW, Engler AJ. More than a feeling: Discovering, understanding, and influencing mechanosensing pathways. Curr Opin Biotechnol. 2011 Apr 30. [Epub ahead of print]
  18. Matsushita S, Inoue Y, Hojo M, Sokabe M, Adachi T. Effect of tensile force on the mechanical behavior of actin filaments. J Biomech. 2011 May 4. [Epub ahead of print]
  19. Persson D, Halberg KA, Jørgensen A, Ricci C, Møbjerg N, Kristensen RM. Extreme stress tolerance in tardigrades: Surviving space conditions in low Earth orbit. J Zoolog Syst Evol Res. 2011 May;49(Suppl.1):90-7. Note: Foton-M3 results.
  20. Rebecchi L, Altiero T, Cesari M, Bertolani R, Rizzo AM, Corsetto PA, Guidetti R. Resistance of the anhydrobiotic eutardigrade Paramacrobiotus richtersi to space flight (LIFE-TARSE mission on FOTON-M3). J Zoolog Syst Evol Res. 2011 May;49(Suppl.1):98-103. Note: Foton-M3 results.
  21. Gallego-Bartolome J, Kami C, Fankhauser C, Alabadi D, Blazquez MA. A hormonal regulatory module that provides flexibility to tropic responses. Plant Physiol. 2011 May 4. [Epub ahead of print]