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    Shaping Immune Responses by Dysregulated Adipokines in Obesity

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    Published On: November 24, 2014 | Pages: 035 - 037

    Author(s): Enyu Rao and Bing Li*, Yuwen Zhang
    Obesity is a major epidemic worldwide. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), about 34.9% of adults and 17% of children and adolescents are obese in the United States. The increasing prevalence of obesity poses a major threat to public health. Clinical and epidemiological data have established that obesity not only links to the development ... CrossMark Publons Harvard Library HOLLIS Search IT Semantic Scholar Get Citation Base Search Scilit OAI-PMH ResearchGate Academic Microsoft GrowKudos
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    Anti-Inflammation effects of Radix Astragali Plays an Important Role in Ameliorating Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus

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    Published On: November 24, 2014 | Pages: 030 - 034

    Author(s): Jianfeng Xiong, Youhua Xu* and Quan Zhu
    Radix Astragali (RA), known as Huangqi in traditional Chinese Medicine, is one of the most popular herbal medicines learnt to treat diabetes. However, its scientific effect and mechanism needs to be established. It has been reported that RA displayed various effects such as oxidative stress, scavenging free radicals, and ameliorating inflammation function etc. Type 2 ... CrossMark Publons Harvard Library HOLLIS Search IT Semantic Scholar Get Citation Base Search Scilit OAI-PMH ResearchGate Academic Microsoft GrowKudos
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    Coronary Risk Estimation according to the Framingham-Wilson Score and Impaired Fasting Glucose in Adult Subjects from Maracaibo city, Venezuela

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    Published On: October 24, 2014 | Pages: 020 - 029

    Author(s): Valmore Bermúdez*, Joselyn Rojas, Juan Salazar, Robys González, María Sofía Martínez, Carmen Chávez, Marcos Palacio, Edward Rojas, Mayela Cabrera and José López Miranda
    Introduction: Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus (T2DM) is an independent risk factor for coronary artery disease. Nevertheless, the coronary risk rendered by pre-diabetes states such as Impaired Fasting Glucose (IFG) has not been thoroughly explored. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the influence of glycemic status on coronary risk estimated by the recalibrated Framin ... CrossMark Publons Harvard Library HOLLIS Search IT Semantic Scholar Get Citation Base Search Scilit OAI-PMH ResearchGate Academic Microsoft GrowKudos
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    Breath Acetone as Biomarker for Lipid Oxidation and Early Ketone Detection

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    Published On: October 15, 2014 | Pages: 012 - 019

    Author(s): Amlendu Prabhakar, Ashley Quach, Di Wang, Haojiong Zhang, Mirna Terrera, David Jackemeyer, Xiaojun Xian, Francis Tsow, Nongjian Tao, Erica S Forzani*
    Former ketone studies, including ketoacidosis (KAD), fasting ketosis (FK), nutritional ketosis (NK), and exercis-eaffected ketosis have brought great advances to the field of ketones. In the present work, blood, urine and breath ketone detections were evaluated systematically. We found that breath ketone (acetone) is the ketone of choice for detecting early stages of ... CrossMark Publons Harvard Library HOLLIS Search IT Semantic Scholar Get Citation Base Search Scilit OAI-PMH ResearchGate Academic Microsoft GrowKudos
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    The Interaction between Metabolic Disease and Ageing

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    Published On: September 22, 2014 | Pages: 007 - 011

    Author(s): Karan S. Rana, Helen R. Griffiths, Placido Navas, James E. Brown*
    Two of the greatest crises that civilisation faces in the 21st century are the predicted rapid increases in the ageing population and levels of metabolic disorders such as obesity and type 2 diabetes. A growing amount of evidence now supports the notion that energy balance is a key determinant not only in metabolism but also in the process of cellular ageing. Much of ... CrossMark Publons Harvard Library HOLLIS Search IT Semantic Scholar Get Citation Base Search Scilit OAI-PMH ResearchGate Academic Microsoft GrowKudos
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    HDL as a Biomarker of Rejection in Heart Transplant

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    Published On: September 20, 2014 | Pages: 001 - 006

    Author(s): Wilma Gonzalez, Pablo I. Altieri*, Hector Banchs, Diego Iravedra, Rafael Calderon, Ivan Gonzalez-Cancel, Carmen Gurrea, Nelson Escobales, Maria Crespo
    Background: One hundred once patients underwent heart transplants due to multiple causes. These patients included 36 females and 65 males whose mean age was 51 years. ... CrossMark Publons Harvard Library HOLLIS Search IT Semantic Scholar Get Citation Base Search Scilit OAI-PMH ResearchGate Academic Microsoft GrowKudos
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