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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27924965/the-effect-of-ezetimibe-monotheraphy-on-mean-platelet-volume-in-patients-with-hyperlipidaemia-a-retrospective-study-of-45-patients
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Yasar Sertbas, Meltem Sertbas, Ugur Ersoy, Bulent Bilir, Seracettin Gunaydin, Ali Ozdemir
OBJECTIVE: To investigate the effect of ezetimibe on platelet functions as a drug which increases mevalonate levels. METHODS: This retrospective study was conducted in Istanbul, Turkey, and comprised record of normolipidaemic and hyperlipidaemic patients taken from the outpatient clinic from October 2004 to February 2015,. The results were taken from the baseline and third-month data of ezetimibe treatment. SPSS 22 was used for statistical analysis. RESULTS: Of the total, there were 50(53%) normolipidaemic patients and 45(47%) hyperlipidaemic ones...
December 2016: JPMA. the Journal of the Pakistan Medical Association
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27896880/a-community-based-cross-sectional-survey-of-medication-utilization-among-chronic-disease-patients-in-china
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Mark A Strand, Kirstin Gramith, Macy Royston, Xiaoxi Wang, Judith Perry, Curt Elliott
OBJECTIVES: To determine medication use patterns and associated health outcomes in Chinese individuals with diabetes, hypertension or hyperlipidaemia. METHODS: This community-based cross-sectional study was done in a north China city of 300 000 people. Participants were recruited by poster and phone call through Community Health Centres. Data were collected on 638 Chinese individuals. Interviews were done to screen for disease and health behaviours. Fasting blood was collected and analyzed...
November 29, 2016: International Journal of Pharmacy Practice
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27888640/chronotherapy-versus-conventional-statins-therapy-for-the-treatment-of-hyperlipidaemia
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REVIEW
Jose Manuel Izquierdo-Palomares, Jesus Maria Fernandez-Tabera, Maria N Plana, Almudena Añino Alba, Pablo Gómez Álvarez, Inmaculada Fernandez-Esteban, Luis Carlos Saiz, Pilar Martin-Carrillo, Óscar Pinar López
BACKGROUND: Elevated levels of total cholesterol and low-density lipoprotein play an important role in the development of atheromas and, therefore, in cardiovascular diseases. Cholesterol biosynthesis follows a circadian rhythm and is principally produced at night (between 12:00 am and 6:00 am). The adjustment of hypolipaemic therapy to biologic rhythms is known as chronotherapy. Chronotherapy is based on the idea that medication can have different effects depending on the hour at which it is taken...
November 26, 2016: Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27852582/association-between-oct-based-microangiography-perfusion-indices-and-diabetic-retinopathy-severity
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Alexander D Lin, Aaron Y Lee, Qinqin Zhang, Kasra A Rezaei, James Kinyoun, Ruikang K Wang, Cecilia S Lee
AIM: To evaluate the association between retinal capillary non-perfusion and diabetic retinopathy (DR) severity using optical coherence tomography-based microangiography (OMAG). METHODS: 33 patients (51 eyes) with a history of diabetes underwent imaging with a 68 kHz Cirrus-5000 spectral domain OMAG prototype. Demographic and clinical characteristics were collected. The perfusion index (PI) was defined as per cent coverage of area by retinal vessels with flow, measured within a minimum of 6...
November 15, 2016: British Journal of Ophthalmology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27836869/hospital-diagnosed-atopic-dermatitis-and-long-term-risk-of-myocardial-infarction-a-population-based-follow-up-study
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Jette Lindorff Riis, Christian Vestergaard, Kasper Fjellhaugen Hjuler, Lars Iversen, Lars Jakobsen, Mette S Deleuran, Morten Olsen
OBJECTIVE: Atopic dermatitis (AD) is an inflammatory skin disorder with a childhood prevalence reaching 20%. An estimated 50% of patients have a life-long chronic course. The purpose of this study was to estimate the risk of first-time myocardial infarction (MI) in patients with AD compared with a general population cohort. DESIGN: Cohort study. SETTING: Denmark. PARTICIPANTS: Using population-based medical registries, we identified individuals born in Denmark from 1947 to 1983 with at least two hospital-diagnoses of AD following inpatient admissions or hospital-based outpatient visits at any age from 1977 to 2013...
November 11, 2016: BMJ Open
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27834493/an-emerging-trend-in-functional-foods-for-the-prevention-of-cardiovascular-disease-and-diabetes-marine-algal-polyphenols
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Margaret Murray, Aimee L Dordevic, Lisa Ryan, Maxine P Bonham
Marine macroalgae are gaining recognition among the scientific community as a significant source of functional food ingredients. Due to the harsh environments in which macroalgae survive, they produce unique bioactive compounds that are not found in terrestrial plants. Polyphenols are the predominant bioactive compound in brown algae and are accountable for the majority of its biological activity. Phlorotannins are a type of polyphenol that are unique to marine sources and have exhibited protective effects against hyperglycaemia, hyperlipidaemia, inflammation and oxidative stress, known risk factors for cardiovascular disease and diabetic complications, in cell culture, animal studies and some human studies...
November 11, 2016: Critical Reviews in Food Science and Nutrition
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27832581/effect-of-nutritionally-induced-hyperlipidaemia-on-in-vitro-bovine-embryo-quality-depends-on-the-type-of-major-fatty-acid-in-the-diet
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Waleed F A Marei, Maria Arias Alvarez, Veerle Van Hoeck, Alfonso Gutierrez-Adan, Peter E J Bols, Jo L M R Leroy
The present study examined whether the effects of dietary-induced hyperlipidaemia on preimplantation embryo development depend on the predominant fatty acid (FA) type in the diet. In a combined in vivo-in vitro bovine model, two groups of cows (n=3 in each group) were fed with three diets consecutively (4 weeks feeding for each): (1) a maintenance control diet (CONT); (2) a high-starch diet rich in saturated fat (SAT); and (3) a high-starch diet rich in omega-3 unsaturated fat (UNSAT). Two feeding sequences were used to test for carry-over effects: Group A was fed CONT, SAT1 and then UNSAT2, whereas Group B was fed CONT, UNSAT1 and then SAT2...
November 11, 2016: Reproduction, Fertility, and Development
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27826011/roles-of-the-nlrp3-inflammasome-in-the-pathogenesis-of-diabetic-nephropathy
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REVIEW
Yuan-Ye Qiu, Li-Qin Tang
Diabetic nephropathy (DN) is a serious complication of diabetes mellitus, and persistent inflammation in circulatory and renal tissues is an important pathophysiological basis for DN. The essence of the microinflammatory state is the innate immune response, which is central to the occurrence and development of DN. Members of the inflammasome family, including both "receptors" and "regulators", are key to the inflammatory immune response. Nucleotide binding and oligomerization domain-like receptor family pyrin domain-containing 3 (NLRP3) and other inflammasome components are able to detect endogenous danger signals, resulting in activation of caspase-1 as well as interleukin (IL)-1β, IL-18 and other cytokines; these events stimulate the inflammatory cascade reaction, which is crucial for DN...
November 5, 2016: Pharmacological Research: the Official Journal of the Italian Pharmacological Society
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27805973/hyperlipidaemia-in-immunosuppression
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Maaike Kockx, Leonard Kritharides
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
December 2016: Current Opinion in Lipidology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27803548/non-st-elevation-myocardial-infarction-and-coronary-artery-stenting-in-pregnancy-in-a-woman-with-resistant-familial-hyperlipidaemia
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Anna Liza Roslani, Abdul Hadi Jaafar, Anwar Irawan Ruhani
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
October 2016: Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology of India
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27798670/prospective-multicentre-nationwide-clinical-data-from-600-cases-of-acute-pancreatitis
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Andrea Párniczky, Balázs Kui, Andrea Szentesi, Anita Balázs, Ákos Szűcs, Dóra Mosztbacher, József Czimmer, Patrícia Sarlós, Judit Bajor, Szilárd Gódi, Áron Vincze, Anita Illés, Imre Szabó, Gabriella Pár, Tamás Takács, László Czakó, Zoltán Szepes, Zoltán Rakonczay, Ferenc Izbéki, Judit Gervain, Adrienn Halász, János Novák, Stefan Crai, István Hritz, Csaba Góg, János Sümegi, Petra Golovics, Márta Varga, Barnabás Bod, József Hamvas, Mónika Varga-Müller, Zsuzsanna Papp, Miklós Sahin-Tóth, Péter Hegyi
OBJECTIVE: The aim of this study was to analyse the clinical characteristics of acute pancreatitis (AP) in a prospectively collected, large, multicentre cohort and to validate the major recommendations in the IAP/APA evidence-based guidelines for the management of AP. DESIGN: Eighty-six different clinical parameters were collected using an electronic clinical research form designed by the Hungarian Pancreatic Study Group. PATIENTS: 600 adult patients diagnosed with AP were prospectively enrolled from 17 Hungarian centres over a two-year period from 1 January 2013...
2016: PloS One
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27789131/apocynin-and-enzymatically-modified-isoquercitrin-suppress-the-expression-of-a-nadph-oxidase-subunit-p22phox-in-steatosis-related-preneoplastic-liver-foci-of-rats
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Toshinori Yoshida, Hirotada Murayama, Masahi Kawashima, Rei Nagahara, Yumi Kangawa, Sayaka Mizukami, Masayoshi Kimura, Hajime Abe, Shim-Mo Hayashi, Makoto Shibutani
We determined effects of the NADPH oxidase (NOX) inhibitor apocynin (APO) or the antioxidant enzymatically modified isoquercitrin (EMIQ) on an early stage of hepatocarcinogenesis in the liver with steatosis. Male rats were given a single intraperitoneal injection of N-diethylnitrosamine (DEN) and fed a high-fat diet (HFD) to subject to a two-stage hepatocarcinogenesis model. Two weeks later, rats were fed a HFD containing the lipogenic substance malachite green (MG), which were co-administered with EMIQ or APO in drinking water for 6 weeks...
October 24, 2016: Experimental and Toxicologic Pathology: Official Journal of the Gesellschaft Für Toxikologische Pathologie
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27785772/a-systematic-review-of-cardiovascular-outcomes-based-cost-effectiveness-analyses-of-lipid-lowering-therapies
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REVIEW
Ching-Yun Wei, Ruben G W Quek, Guillermo Villa, Shravanthi R Gandra, Carol A Forbes, Steve Ryder, Nigel Armstrong, Sohan Deshpande, Steven Duffy, Jos Kleijnen, Peter Lindgren
BACKGROUND: Previous reviews have evaluated economic analyses of lipid-lowering therapies using lipid levels as surrogate markers for cardiovascular disease. However, drug approval and health technology assessment agencies have stressed that surrogates should only be used in the absence of clinical endpoints. OBJECTIVE: The aim of this systematic review was to identify and summarise the methodologies, weaknesses and strengths of economic models based on atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease event rates...
October 27, 2016: PharmacoEconomics
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27779095/associations-between-diabetic-retinopathy-and-systemic-risk-factors
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REVIEW
N Wat, R Lm Wong, I Yh Wong
INTRODUCTION: Diabetes mellitus is a systemic disease with complications that include sight-threatening diabetic retinopathy. It is essential to understand the risk factors of diabetic retinopathy before effective prevention can be implemented. The aim of this review was to examine the association between diabetic retinopathy and systemic risk factors. METHODS: A PubMed literature search was performed up to May 2016 to identify articles reporting associations between diabetic retinopathy and systemic risk factors; only publications written in English were included...
December 2016: Hong Kong Medical Journal, Xianggang Yi Xue za Zhi
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27778363/review-article-novel-methods-for-the-treatment-of-non-alcoholic-steatohepatitis-targeting-the-gut-immune-system-to-decrease-the-systemic-inflammatory-response-without-immune-suppression
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REVIEW
Y Ilan
BACKGROUND: The systemic immune system plays a role in inflammation and fibrogenesis associated with non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) and has become a potential target for drug development. In particular, the gut immune system has been suggested as a means for generating signals that can target the systemic immune system. AIM: To describe seven novel methods being developed for the treatment of NASH that target the gut immune system for alleviation of the systemic inflammatory response, including oral administration of fatty-liver-derived proteins, anti-CD3 antibodies, tumour necrosis factor fusion protein, anti-lipopolysaccharide antibodies, glucosylceramide, delayed-release mercaptopurine, and soy-derived extracts...
December 2016: Alimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27769089/-retrospective-analysis-of-diabetics-with-regard-to-treatment-duration-and-costs
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S Pscherer, A Nüssler, C Bahrs, M Reumann, C Ihle, U Stöckle, S Ehnert, T Freude, B G Ochs, I Flesch, P Ziegler
Background: The increasing incidence of diabetes mellitus is also reflected in the patient population of a trauma and orthopaedic centre. Diabetics also exhibit more comorbidities than non-diabetics. In addition to surgical problems in these patients, hospitalisation is often accompanied by complications, which can prolong treatment and increase costs. The aim of this retrospective study is to analyse hospitalisation of diabetics compared to non-diabetics, as well as differences in treatment costs, depending on associated age and comorbidities...
October 21, 2016: Zeitschrift Für Orthopädie und Unfallchirurgie
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27749234/sj%C3%A3-gren-s-syndrome-managed-care-data-from-a-large-united-states-population-highlight-real-world-health-care-burden-and-lack-of-treatment-options
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Julie A Birt, YingMeei Tan, Neelufar Mozaffarian
OBJECTIVES: To better understand the real-world characteristics and costs of Sjögren's syndrome (SS). METHODS: Analysing the MarketScan Commercial Claims database from Jan. 1, 2006 to Dec. 31, 2011, we identified 10,414 patients ≥18 years old newly diagnosed with SS. Patient characteristics, drugs (commonly used for SS), resource utilisation, and medical costs were evaluated for 12 months pre- and post-diagnosis. RESULTS: Mean age was 55 years; 90% were female...
October 7, 2016: Clinical and Experimental Rheumatology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27746001/dietary-protein-from-different-food-sources-incident-metabolic-syndrome-and-changes-in-its-components-an-11-year-longitudinal-study-in-healthy-community-dwelling-adults
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Xianwen Shang, David Scott, Allison Hodge, Dallas R English, Graham G Giles, Peter R Ebeling, Kerrie M Sanders
BACKGROUND & AIMS: Limited data are available on the relationship of protein from different food sources with metabolic syndrome (MetS) or changes in its components. We aimed to prospectively examine the relationships of protein intakes from animal, plant and major food groups with incident MetS and changes in its components. METHODS: 5324 participants from the Melbourne Collaborative Cohort Study, who were free of cardiovascular disease, cancer, hyperlipidaemia, elevated plasma glucose, elevated blood pressure and elevated waist circumference (WC) at baseline (1990-1994), were included in the present investigation...
October 1, 2016: Clinical Nutrition: Official Journal of the European Society of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27740537/hyperlipidaemia-in-hiv-infected-patients-on-lopinavir-ritonavir-monotherapy-in-resource-limited-settings
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Mitch M Matoga, Mina C Hosseinipour, Evgenia Aga, Heather J Ribaudo, Nagalingeswaran Kumarasamy, John Bartlett, Michael D Hughes
BACKGROUND: Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is an emerging concern for HIV-infected patients. Hyperlipidemia is a risk factor for CVD and a complication of protease-inhibitor-based antiretroviral therapy, but little is known about its incidence and risk factors in treated patients in resource-limited settings (RLS). METHODS: We conducted a secondary analysis of ACTG A5230 trial in which HIV-infected adults from India, Malawi, Tanzania, Thailand and South Africa, with virologic relapse on first line therapy were initiated on lopinavir/ritonavir (LPV/r) monotherapy...
October 14, 2016: Antiviral Therapy
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27733832/silymarin-ameliorates-metabolic-dysfunction-associated-with-diet-induced-obesity-via-activation-of-farnesyl-x-receptor
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Ming Gu, Ping Zhao, Jinwen Huang, Yuanyuan Zhao, Yahui Wang, Yin Li, Yifei Li, Shengjie Fan, Yue-Ming Ma, Qingchun Tong, Li Yang, Guang Ji, Cheng Huang
Background and purpose: Silymarin, a standardized extract of the milk thistle seeds, has been widely used to treat chronic hepatitis, cirrhosis, and other types of toxic liver damage. Despite increasing studies on the action of silymarin and its major active constituent, silybin in their therapeutic properties against insulin resistance, diabetes and hyperlipidaemia in vitro and in vivo, the mechanism underlying silymarin action remains unclear. Experimental approach: C57BL/6 mice were fed high-fat diet (HFD) for 3 months to induce obesity, insulin resistance, hyperlipidaemia, and fatty liver...
2016: Frontiers in Pharmacology
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