Ongoing Projects

Ongoing research and article projects where CONEM is involved, sorted alphabetically by title. Note: Several other projects are under preparation at a too early stage to be listed here. The final titles on the articles can differ from what is written here.


MANUSCRIPTS IN PREPARATION


TO BE FINALIZED


***Copper Concentrations in Breast Cancer: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis
Jouybari L, Kiani F, Islami F, Sanagoo A, Sayehmiri F, [Hosnedlová B], Doşa MD, [Kizek R], Chirumbolo S, Bjørklund G (To be Resubmitted xxx 2019 CMC)

***Affinity for Sulfhydryl (Thiol; -SH) Groups and Mercury Toxicity
Bjørklund G, Dadar M, [Skalny AV], Butnariu M, Sarac I, [Tinkov AA] 18.05.2019

***Delayed-Type Hypersensitivity to Metals of Environmental Burden in Patients with Newly Diagnosed Non-Ischaemic Dilated Cardiomyopathy
Manousek J, Felsoci M, Stejskal V, Miklik R, Parenica J, Krejci J, Bjørklund G, Mlejnek D, Miklikova M, Zadakova A, Lokaj P, [Chirumbolo S], Spinar J (To be Submitted XXX 2019 ER)

***Mercury-Induced Autoimmunity: Drifting from Micro to Macro Concerns on Autoimmune Disorders
Bjørklund G, Dadar M, Martins N, Chirumbolo S, Aaseth J

***Deficiency of Iron as a Micronutrient and Child Development
Pivina L, Semenova Y, Bjørklund G

***Gastrointestinal Alterations in Autism Spectrum Disorder: What Do We Know?
Bjørklund G, Waly MI, Al-Farsi Y, Dadar M, Meguid NA, Anwar M, Chirumbolo S (To be submitted XXX 2019) +AE  16.02.

Nutritional and Environmental Influences on Parkinson’s Disease
Bjørklund G, Dadar M, [*Pivina L], Doşa MD, [Semenova Y], Chirumbolo S (30.06.19)

***The Role of Glutathione Redox Imbalance in Autism Spectrum Disorder
Bjørklund G, Skalny AV, Skalnaya MG, Dadar M, Chirumbolo S, Qasem H, El-Ansary A, Aaseth J, Adams JB, Tinkov AA (To be submitted XXX 2019)

***Treatment of Heel Pain with Mineral Salts Exchange: Protocol for a Clinical Pilot Study
Dhillon KS, Singh J, Chirumbolo S, Chartrand MS, Lyall JS, Bjørklund G (To be Revised and Submitted xxx 2019)

***Reproductive and Developmental Effects of Mercury 
Bjørklund G, et al. (To be submitted XXX 2019)

***Uranium Exposure and Cancer
Bjørklund G, et al. (To be submitted XXX 2019)

***Urinary Carboxylic Acids (UCAs) Profile in Subjects with Autism Spectrum Disorder and Their Association with Bacterial Overgrowth
Jóźwik-Pruska J, Gątarek P, *Kałużna-Czaplińska J, Bjørklund G, Chirumbolo S, Rozetti A (To be submitted XXX 2019)

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Asperger Syndrome: Do We Still Need Its Identification and Diagnosis?
Bjørklund G, et al.

*Deficiency of iron
Bjørklund G, et al.

*Depleted Uranium and Gulf War Illness: New Updates on the Possible Mechanisms and Comments
Bjørklund G, Pivina L, Dadar M, Rahman MM, Chirumbolo S, Aaseth J (31.05.19)

*Insights on Dietary Omega-6/Omega-3 Polyunsaturated Fatty Acid (Pufa) Ratio as an Active Treatment in Malignant Bone Disease: What’s New?
Bjørklund G, et al.

Lead in Drinking Water as a Potential Threat for Developmental Neurotoxicity
Bjørklund G, Rahman MM, Dadar M, Osredkar J, Chirumbolo S, Aaseth J

*Mercury and Other Metals in the Pathogenesis of Multiple Sclerosis
Bjørklund G, et al.

*The Role of Selenium and Glutathione Redox Imbalance in Parkinson’s Disease
Bjørklund G, et al.

*The Role of Selenium and Toxic Metal(loid) Interplay in Autism Spectrum Disorder: A Review
Bjørklund G, et al.

*Uranium in Drinking Water: a Public Health Threat
Bjørklund G, et al.


Psychiatry 


Dietary Regimens as a Therapeutic Approach for Autism Management
Waly MI, Al-Farsi Y, Bjørklund G (In preparation #16/07/2015)

Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy in Autism Spectrum Disorder: A Review
Bjørklund G, Saad K, Urbina MA

The Role of Paraoxonase 1 in Autism Spectrum Disorder
Bjørklund G, et al. (Review idea)


Neurology  


Delayed Encephalopathy: Examining Latent Neurological Effects and Progressive Brain Pathogenesis Following Exposure to Neurotoxic Agents or Events
*Kern JK, Geier DA, Homme KG, King PG, Homme ED, Bjørklund G, Chirumbolo S, Geier MR

The Possible Role of Mercury as One of the Causal Factors in Alzheimer’s Disease
Bjørklund G, et al. (In preparation)


Cardiology


Acute Coronary Syndrome (ACS): Current State of the Art and Potential Advances in the Detection of Laboratory Markers
Osredkar J, Bjørklund G, Chirumbolo S, Fras Z


Toxic and Trace Elements in Medicine


Arsenic Paper
[Draft estimated 15.02.19]

Gut Microbiome Dysbiosis and Heavy Metals Pollution in Autism. Some Comments
*Chirumbolo S, Lysiuk R, Bjørklund G

Inhibition of Thioredoxin Reductase and Association with Different Diseases
*Bjørklund G, Osredkar J, et al. (In preparation 17/07/2015)

Is Burning Mouth Syndrome Associated with Dental Metal Allergies? A Case-Control Study
Sălăvăstru CM, Coculescu EC, Bjørklund G, Grigore RN, Urbina MA, Marcu A, Coculescu BI, *Ţiplica GS

Moderate Doses of Mercury is a Hazard to the Human Brain 
Bjørklund G, Urbina MA, et al. (In preparation)


Vitamin Research


Vitamin D and Osteoporosis
Bjørklund G, et al. 

Vitamin D Deficiency and Various Disorders
Bjørklund G, et al.


Pharmacognosy


Anti-Aging Effects of Plants Used in Cosmetics
Smetanina K, Bjørklund G, Lysiuk R et al.

Medicinal Plants as a Source of Detoxifying Agents
Lysiuk R, et al., Bjørklund G

Selected Medicinal Plants with Promising Properties as Detoxifying Agents
Lysiuk R, et al., Bjørklund G


RESEARCH
Manuscripts Submitted
Publications