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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28086768/probiotic-mixture-improves-fatty-liver-disease-by-virtue-of-its-action-on-lipid-profiles-leptin-and-inflammatory-biomarkers
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Hessah Mohammed Al-Muzafar, Kamal Adel Amin
BACKGROUND: A high fat diet has an essential role in the pathogenesis of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD). This condition is characterized by hepatic fat accumulation (steatosis) and is associated with obesity, diabetes, and fibrosis or cirrhosis of the liver. Probiotics may be useful in the treatment of steatosis. This study examined the effects of an ingested probiotic formulation on the lipid profiles, liver functions, leptin levels, and inflammatory marker levels of rats with NAFLD that had been induced via high fat and sucrose diet (HFSD)...
January 13, 2017: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28076515/serum-adipocytokine-profile-and-metabolic-syndrome-in-young-adult-female-dermatomyositis-patients
#2
Marilda Guimarães Silva, Eduardo Ferreira Borba, Suzana Beatriz Veríssimo de Mello, Samuel Katsuyuki Shinjo
OBJECTIVES: To analyse the frequency of metabolic syndrome in young adult female dermatomyositis patients and its possible association with clinical and laboratory dermatomyositis-related features and serum adipocytokines. METHOD: This cross-sectional study included 35 dermatomyositis patients and 48 healthy controls. Metabolic syndrome was defined according to the 2009 Joint Interim Statement. RESULTS: Patient age was comparable in the dermatomyositis and control groups, and the median disease duration was 1...
December 1, 2016: Clinics
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28064279/the-rs1862513-variant-in-resistin-gene-modified-insulin-resistance-and-insulin-levels-after-weight-loss-secondary-to-hypocaloric-diet
#3
Daniel Antonio de Luis, Olatz Izaola, David Primo, Beatriz de la Fuente, Ines Mulero, Rocío Aller
BACKGROUND/AIMS: Polymorphisms of a single nucleotide in RETN have been associated with indexes of insulin resistance. Our aim was to analyze the effects of the rs1862513 RETN gene polymorphism on insulin resistance, insulin levels, and resistin levels changes after 3 months of a low-fat hypocaloric diet. DESIGN: A Caucasian population of 133 obese patients was analyzed before and after 3 months on a low-fat hypocaloric diet. RESULTS: Fifty-six patients (42...
January 7, 2017: Annals of Nutrition & Metabolism
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28063251/perivascular-adipose-tissue-inflammation-in-vascular-disease
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REVIEW
Ryszard Nosalski, Tomasz J Guzik
Perivascular adipose tissue (PVAT) plays a critical role in the pathogenesis of cardiovascular disease. In vascular pathologies perivascular adipose tissue increases in volume and becomes dysfunctional, with altered cellular composition and molecular characteristics. PVAT dysfunction is characterized by its inflammatory character, oxidative stress, diminished production of vaso-protective adipocyte derived relaxing factors (ADRFs) and increased production of paracrine factors such as resistin, leptin, cytokines (IL-6, TNF-α) and chemokines (RANTES, MCP-1)...
January 7, 2017: British Journal of Pharmacology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28061755/high-serum-resistin-associates-with-intrahepatic-inflammation-and-necrosis-an-index-of-disease-severity-for-patients-with-chronic-hbv-infection
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Zhongji Meng, Yonghong Zhang, Zhiqiang Wei, Ping Liu, Jian Kang, Yinhua Zhang, Deqiang Ma, Changzheng Ke, Yue Chen, Jie Luo, Zuojiong Gong
BACKGROUND: Studies have revealed that resistin plays a role as an intrahepatic cytokine with proinflammatory activities. This study investigated the association between serum resistin and fibrosis severity and the possible marker role of resistin in the inflammatory process of chronic hepatitis B. METHODS: In this study, 234 subjects with HBV infection were retrospectively selected, including 85 patients with chronic hepatitis B (CHB), 70 patients with HBV-related liver cirrhosis (LC-B), and 79 patients with HBV-related liver failure (LF-B)...
January 7, 2017: BMC Gastroenterology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28049964/effect-of-nonsurgical-periodontal-treatment-on-clinical-periodontal-variables-and-salivary-resistin-levels-in-obese-asians
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Zohaib Akram, Nor A Baharuddin, Rathna D Vaithilingam, Zubaidah H A Rahim, Karuthan Chinna, Vignes G Krishna, Roslan Saub, Syarida H Safii
This study investigated changes in periodontal outcomes after nonsurgical periodontal treatment (NSPT) and evaluated associations of change in salivary resistin level with periodontal outcomes in obese Malaysians with chronic periodontitis. Sixty-two obese adults with chronic periodontitis were randomly divided into a test group (n = 31), which received NSPT, and a control group (n = 31), which received no treatment. Plaque score (PS), gingival bleeding index (GBI), probing pocket depth (PPD), and clinical attachment loss (CAL) were measured at baseline and at 6 and 12 weeks after NSPT...
December 28, 2016: Journal of Oral Science
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28042053/potential-role-for-the-vdr-agonist-elocalcitol-in-metabolic-control-evidences-in-human-skeletal-muscle-cells
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Cristina Antinozzi, Clarissa Corinaldesi, Carla Giordano, Annalinda Pisano, Bruna Cerbelli, Silvia Migliaccio, Luigi Di Luigi, Katia Stefanantoni, Gabriella Barbara Vannelli, Salvatore Minisola, Guido Valesini, Valeria Riccieri, Andrea Lenzi, Clara Crescioli
Vitamin D plays a pivotal role to maintain skeletal muscle integrity and health. Vitamin D deficiency characterizes inflammatory myopathy (IM) and diabetes, often overlapping diseases involving skeletal muscle damage. Vitamin D receptor (VDR) agonists likely exert beneficial effects in both IM and metabolic disturbances. We aim to evaluate in vitro the effect of elocalcitol, a non-hypercalcemic VDR agonist, on the biomolecular metabolic machinery of human skeletal muscle cells (Hfsmc), vs. insulin (I). We analyzed GLUT4, Flotillin-1, Caveolin-3 and Caveolin-1 cell expression/localization; mTOR, AKT, ERK and 4E-BP1 phosphorylation; IL-6 myokine release; VDR expression...
December 29, 2016: Journal of Steroid Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28041789/relm-%C3%AE-promotes-human-pulmonary-artery-smooth-muscle-cell-proliferation-via-fak-stimulated-surviving
#8
Chunlong Lin, Xiaohui Li, Qiong Luo, Hui Yang, Lun Li, Qiong Zhou, Yue Li, Hao Tang, Lifu Wu
Resistin-like molecule-β (RELM-β), focal adhesion kinase (FAK), and survivin may be involved in the proliferation of cultured human pulmonary artery smooth muscle cells (HPAMSCs), which is involved in pulmonary hypertension. HPAMSCs were treated with human recombinant RELM-β (rhRELM-β). siRNAs against FAK and survivin were transfected into cultured HPASMCs. Expression of FAK and survivin were examined by RT-PCR and western blot. Immunofluorescence was used to localize FAK. Flow cytometry was used to examine cell cycle distribution and cell death...
December 29, 2016: Experimental Cell Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28018676/increased-serum-levels-of-tumor-necrosis-factor-alpha-resistin-and-visfatin-in-the-children-with-autism-spectrum-disorders-a-case-control-study
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Mohammad Ali Ghaffari, Elham Mousavinejad, Forough Riahi, Masoumeh Mousavinejad, Mohammad Reza Afsharmanesh
Background. Autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) are complex disorders where the pathogenesis is not fully understood. Several proinflammatory and immunoinflammatory disturbances have been observed in the etiology of ASD. There is, however, limited knowledge on variations of adipokines in ASD. The present study aimed to analyze the serum levels of resistin, visfatin, and tumor necrosis factor-alpha (TNF-α) in children with ASD in relation to body weight, gender, and ASD severity level. Method. In total, 30 children with ASD (mean age: 7...
2016: Neurology Research International
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28018292/obesity-an-immunometabolic-perspective
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REVIEW
Indrani Ray, Sushil K Mahata, Rajat K De
Obesity, characterized by chronic activation of inflammatory pathways, is a critical factor contributing to insulin resistance (IR) and type 2 diabetes (T2D). Free fatty acids (FFAs) are increased in obesity and are implicated as proximate causes of IR and induction of inflammatory signaling in adipose, liver, muscle, and pancreas. Cells of the innate immune system produce cytokines, and other factors that affect insulin signaling and result in the development of IR. In the lean state, adipose tissue is populated by adipose tissue macrophage of the anti-inflammatory M2 type (ATM2) and natural killer (NK) cells; this maintains the insulin-sensitive phenotype because ATM2 cells secrete IL10...
2016: Frontiers in Endocrinology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28017965/exercise-adipokines-and-pediatric-obesity-a-meta-analysis-of-randomized-controlled-trials
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REVIEW
A García-Hermoso, R J M Ceballos-Ceballos, C E Poblete-Aro, A C Hackney, J Mota, R Ramírez-Vélez
Background/ObjectiveAdipokines are involved in the etiology of diabetes, insulin resistance, and the development of atherosclerosis and other latent-onset complications. The objective of this meta-analysis was to determine the effectiveness of exercise interventions on adipokines in pediatric obesity.Subjects/MethodA computerized search was made using three databases. The analysis was restricted to studies that examined the effect of exercise interventions on adipokines (adiponectin, leptin, resistin, and visfatin) in pediatric obesity (6-18 years old)...
December 26, 2016: International Journal of Obesity: Journal of the International Association for the Study of Obesity
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28013331/correlations-between-serum-adipocytokine-concentrations-disease-stage-radiological-status-and-total-body-fat-content-in-the-patients-with-primary-knee-osteoarthritis
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Magdalena Richter, Tomasz Trzeciak, Jakub Dalibor Rybka, Wiktoria Suchorska, Ewelina Augustyniak, Michał Lach, Małgorzata Kaczmarek, Jacek Kaczmarczyk
PURPOSE: The study was designed to investigate whether serum concentrations of leptin, resistin and adiponectin in obese and normal-weight patients with primary knee osteoarthritis (OA) correlate with clinical and radiological stages of the disease and percentage of total body fat. METHODS: Seventy-three patients with knee OA, divided into obese and normal-weight groups, were clinically evaluated according to the Knee Society Score (KSS), and radiologically assessed using Kellgren and Lawrence scale...
December 24, 2016: International Orthopaedics
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27986549/evaluation-of-the-biochemical-inflammatory-and-oxidative-profile-of-obese-patients-given-clinical-treatment-and-bariatric-surgery
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Roberta Schmatz, Mariana R Bitencourt, Luciana D Patias, Maristela Beck, Glauco da C Alvarez, Daniela Zanini, Jessié M Gutierres, Lia Natália Diehl, Luciane B Pereira, Claudio Alberto Leal, Marta Frescura Duarte, Maria Rosa Schetinger, Vera Maria Morsch
BACKGROUND: We investigated the biochemical and inflammatory parameters as well as biomarkers of oxidative stress in morbidly obese patients before and after bariatric surgery and clinical treatment. METHODS: This study was conducted using 60 individuals (10 men and 50 women) distributed into 3 groups: the control group, 20 non-diabetic obese patients given clinical treatment, the bariatric group, 20 non-diabetic obese patients given a Roux-en-Y bypass gastroplasty, and the bariatric diabetic group, 20 diabetic obese patients given a Roux-en-Y bypass gastroplasty...
December 14, 2016: Clinica Chimica Acta; International Journal of Clinical Chemistry
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27986128/high-thyroid-stimulating-hormone-levels-increase-proinflammatory-and-cardiovascular-markers-in-patients-with-extreme-obesity
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Jaime Héctor Gómez-Zamudio, Victoria Mendoza-Zubieta, Aldo Ferreira-Hermosillo, Marío Antonio Molina-Ayala, Adán Valladares-Sálgado, Fernando Suárez-Sánchez, Jose de Jesús Peralta-Romero, Miguel Cruz
BACKGROUND AND AIMS: Obesity is an important health problem worldwide and many studies have suggested a relationship between obesity and thyroid function, with controversial results. Interestingly, high TSH levels have been involved with the presence of inflammatory state and risk for developing cardiovascular diseases in hypothyroid and obese patients. The aim in this work was to determine the prevalence of hypothyroidism in patients with extreme obesity and to determine whether their TSH levels were related to increased serum levels of inflammatory and cardiovascular markers...
August 2016: Archives of Medical Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27982680/distinct-response-of-fat-and-gastrointestinal-tissue-to-glucose-in-gestational-diabetes-mellitus-and-polycystic-ovary-syndrome
#15
D Vejrazkova, O Lischkova, M Vankova, S Stanicka, J Vrbikova, P Lukasova, J Vcelak, G Vacinova, B Bendlova
Gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) and polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) are distinct pathologies with impaired insulin sensitivity as a common feature. The aim of this study was to evaluate the response of fat tissue adipokines and gastrointestinal incretins to glucose load in patients diagnosed with one of the two disorders and to compare it with healthy controls. Oral glucose tolerance test (oGTT) was performed in 77 lean young women: 22 had positive history of GDM, 19 were PCOS patients, and 36 were healthy controls...
December 16, 2016: Physiological Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27981541/association-between-the-resistin-gene-420-c-g-polymorphism-and-obesity-an-updated-meta-analysis
#16
Z-L Zhu, Q-M Yang, C Li, J Chen, M Xiang, M-M Chen, M Yan, Z-G Zhu
OBJECTIVE: The aim of this study was to assess the relationship of the resistin gene (RETN)-420 C>G polymorphism and obesity susceptibility by conducting an updated meta-analysis. MATERIALS AND METHODS: The electronic databases including PubMed, Medline, Embase, China National Knowledge Infrastructure, Chinese Wanfang Database, and Chinese VIP database were searched for relevant studies published before December 2013. The fixed effect model or random effects model was used based on the heterogeneity test results...
December 2016: European Review for Medical and Pharmacological Sciences
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27977529/physical-activity-and-adiposity-related-inflammation-the-mesa
#17
Chantal A Vella, Matthew A Allison, Mary Cushman, Nancy S Jenny, Mary P Miles, Britta Larsen, Susan G Lakoski, Erin D Michos, Michael J Blaha
PURPOSE: Physical activity is associated with decreased adiposity-related inflammation in adults. Whether this association is independent of central obesity is unknown but important for understanding the mechanisms associated with reducing cardiometabolic disease risk through physical activity. This study examined whether associations of physical activity and obesity-related inflammatory markers were independent of central adiposity. METHODS: Between 2002 and 2005, 1970 participants from the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis completed detailed health history and physical activity questionnaires, underwent physical measurements including computed tomography to quantify abdominal visceral and subcutaneous fat, and measurements of adiponectin, leptin, interleukin-6, tumor necrosis factor-alpha, and resistin...
December 13, 2016: Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27966329/effect-of-resveratrol-on-resistin-and-apelin-gene-expressions-in-adipose-tissue-of-diabetic-rats
#18
Sadegh Zarei, Massoud Saidijam, Jamshid Karimi, Reza Yadegarazari, Azam Rezaei Farimani, Soulmaz-Sadat Hosseini-Zijoud, Mohammad Taghi Goodarzi
BACKGROUND/AIM: Adipose tissue plays a major role in glucose homeostasis. Dietary antioxidants such as resveratrol (RSV) may offer some protection against the early stage of diabetes mellitus and the development of complications. The present study investigated the effects of RSV on biochemical parameters and resistin and apelin gene expressions in adipose tissue of rats with type 2 diabetes. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Diabetes was induced using a single dose of streptozotocin + nicotinamide...
November 17, 2016: Turkish Journal of Medical Sciences
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27959400/resistin-aggravates-the-expression-of-proinflammatory-cytokines-in-cerulein%C3%A2-stimulated-ar42j-pancreatic-acinar-cells
#19
Chong-Yi Jiang, Wei Wang
Resistin, an adipocytokine secreted by fat tissues, has been shown to be associated with increased local and systemic complications in acute pancreatitis (AP). However, the mechanism underlying the effect of resistin in the aggravation of AP remains to be elucidated. The aim of the present study was to investigate the functional consequences of exposing rat pancreatic acinar cells to resistin and to determine whether it amplifies proinflammatory signaling in an in vitro AP model. AR42J cells pretreated with recombinant resistin were activated by cerulein as an in vitro model of AP...
January 2017: Molecular Medicine Reports
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27936435/bilobalide-abates-inflammation-insulin-resistance-and-secretion-of-angiogenic-factors-induced-by-hypoxia-in-3t3-l1-adipocytes-by-controlling-nf-%C3%AE%C2%BAb-and-jnk-activation
#20
A Priyanka, G Sindhu, G L Shyni, M R Preetha Rani, V M Nisha, K G Raghu
Obesity leads to inflammation and insulin resistance in adipose tissue. Hypoxia, observed in obese adipose tissue is suggested as a major cause of inflammation and insulin resistance in obesity. However, the role of hypoxia in adipose tissue during obesity and insulin resistance was not well established. Here we mainly explored the crosstalk between hypoxia induced inflammation, and insulin resistance and also secretion of angiogenic factors in 3T3-L1 adipocytes and possible reversal with bilobalide. Hypoxia for 24h significantly (P≤0...
January 2017: International Immunopharmacology
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