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Open Access Original Research

Mothers’ Strategies for Promoting Children’s Healthy Eating, Physical Activity, and Screen-Related Behaviors

Received: 19 October 2021;  Published: 29 January 2022;  doi: 10.21926/obm.icm.2201006


Parents model and teach early health practices that persist into adulthood by establishing a family culture through which children learn related family beliefs, values, and expectations. This phenomenological study examined the ways in which a purposefully select [...]

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Open Access Commentary

Sensorimotor Therapy Using Vestibular Stimulation: A Complementary Method for ‘Treatment’ of Developmental Coordination Disorder and a Possible Way to Awaken the Innate Potential for a Physically Active Life

Received: 15 August 2021;  Published: 29 January 2022;  doi: 10.21926/obm.icm.2201005


The aim of this commentary is to present characteristics of an “unidentified psychological barrier,” which we previously have speculated to be associated with vestibular underachievement, an overlooked part for the understanding of the resistance to physical activity [...]

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Open Access Interview

An Interview with Dr. Paul J. Arciero

Received: 25 January 2022;  Published: 28 January 2022;  doi: 10.21926/obm.icm.2201004


Interview with Dr. Paul J. Arciero. Precision lifestyle medicine and implementation science are the emerging frontiers of research in his field. He is an applied physiology and nutrition scientist, specializing in evidence-based scientific research on integrative and complementary lifestyle strategi [...]

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Open Access Original Research

Head Circumference as An Indicator of Nutritional Status in Critically Ill Children under 2 Years of Age

Received: 11 October 2021;  Published: 26 January 2022;  doi: 10.21926/obm.icm.2201003


Many clinical, biochemical, and anthropometric factors have been used to determine the nutritional status of critically ill children. One of the most commonly used anthropometric measurements in children is the head circumference. It is used to assess their development, and in some instances, can be [...]

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Open Access Research Article

Effects of the Phytochemical Combination PB123 on Nrf2 Activation, Gene Expression, and the Cholesterol Pathway in HepG2 Cells

Received: 21 September 2021;  Published: 10 January 2022;  doi: 10.21926/obm.icm.2201002


There has been a long history of human usage of the biologically-active phytochemicals in Salvia rosmarinus, Zingiber officinale, and Sophora japonica for health purposes, and we recently reported on a combination of those pl [...]

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Open Access Editorial

Acknowledgement to Reviewers of OBM Integrative and Complementary Medicine in 2021

Received: 05 January 2022;  Published: 06 January 2022;  doi: 10.21926/obm.icm.2201001


The editors of OBM Integrative and Complementary Medicine would like to express their sincere gratitude to the following reviewers for assessing manuscripts in 2021. We greatly appreciate the contribution of expert reviewers, which is crucial to the journal's editorial process. We aim to recognize r [...]

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Open Access Research Article

Developing Self-Compassion Online: Assessing the Efficacy and Feasibility of a Brief Online Intervention

Received: 21 September 2021;  Published: 21 December 2021;  doi: 10.21926/obm.icm.2104056


The aim of the study was to assess the efficacy and feasibility of a newly designed online self-compassion training programme for the general public. Two hundred and forty-nine participants were randomly assigned to have either immediate or delayed access to a four-week online self-compassion traini [...]

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Open Access Case Report

Photobiomodulation for Complex Regional Pain Syndrome: A Case Report and Literature Summary

Received: 29 September 2021;  Published: 17 December 2021;  doi: 10.21926/obm.icm.2104055


Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS) is a highly debilitating chronic pain condition characterized by continuous regional pain disproportionate to duration and intensity of the initial damaging stimulus. In CRPS, abnormal perception, transmission, an [...]

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Open Access Research Article

A Qualitative Study Comparing the Experiences of the Meditation-Based Lifestyle Modification Program with Multi-professional Psychiatric Treatment for Female Outpatients with Mild to Moderate Depression

Received: 31 July 2021;  Published: 14 December 2021;  doi: 10.21926/obm.icm.2104054


Meditation-Based Lifestyle Modification (MBLM) is a complex eight-week mind-body intervention based on the traditional eight-fold path of classical yoga. MBLM was developed for mental health care, and it combines ethical living, physical yoga, and meditation. In this qualitative study, t [...]

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Open Access Research Article

COVID on the Brain: Anxiety Sensitivity and Mindful Awareness Mediate the Relationship between COVID-19 Obsession and Anxiety

Received: 03 October 2021;  Published: 01 December 2021;  doi: 10.21926/obm.icm.2104053


The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has produced a global mental health crisis and many individuals have obsessive thoughts and worry about COVID-19 which may, both directly and indirectly, relate to more general anxiety. This study explo [...]

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