- Acid-base balance and weight gain: are there crucial links via protein and organic acids in understanding obesity?Shoma Berkemeyer
Ruhr Universitat Bochum, Klinik für Altersmedizin und Frührehabilitation, Studienbüro, Room 23, Widumerstr 8, 44627 Herne, Germany
Med Hypotheses 73:347-56. 2009..This link could possibly explain the development of diseases and aging partially, and warrants research...
- Net acid excretion capacity is related to blood hydrogen ion and serum carbon dioxideShoma Berkemeyer
University of Bochum, Department of Geriatrics Marienhospital Herne, D 44627 Herne, Germany
Metabolism 59:338-42. 2010..A higher vegetable and fruit consumption might relieve NAEC and allow excess [H+] loss via both renal and respiratory routes...
- Bone T-scores and functional status: a cross-sectional study on German elderlyShoma Berkemeyer
Department of Geriatrics, University of Bochum, Marienhospital Herne, Herne, Germany
PLoS ONE 4:e8216. 2009..We explore the association between bone T-scores, used in osteoporosis diagnosis, and functional status since we hypothesized that bone health can impact elderly functional status and indirectly independence...
- The straight line hypothesis elaborated: case reference obesity, an argument for acidosis, oxidative stress, and disease conglomeration?Shoma Berkemeyer
Department of Geriatrics, University of Bochum, Marienhospital Herne, Widumerstr 8, D 44627 Herne, Germany
Med Hypotheses 75:59-64. 2010..This review brings together existing literature and concepts to explain how obesity can relate to oxidative stress via protons, uniquely for itself or, as often observed, in conglomeration of additional diseases...