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From the Obesity Medicine Association - The Alarming Link Between Screen Time & Pediatric Obesity

Jan 26, 2022

It’s nearly impossible to avoid screen time these days; between smartphones, TVs, computers, and tablets, almost everyone’s daily routine revolves around time spent on screens. That includes child...

Bone and cartilage condition in experimental osteoarthritis and hypothyroidism.

Jan 24, 2022

Aim To investigate changes in bone and cartilage tissue during the use of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs and paracetamol in experimental osteoarthritis and hypothyroidism by the markers CTX-I a...

Subcutaneous transplantation of human thyroid tissue into a pre-vascularized Cell Pouch™ device in a Mus musculus model: Evidence of viability and function for thyroid transplantation.

Jan 24, 2022

This study aimed to investigate the survival and efficacy indicators of human thyroid tissue transplantation into a retrievable, prevascularized implanted Sernova Corp Cell Pouch™ (CP) device. ...

ELAV-like RNA binding protein 1 regulates osteogenesis in diabetic osteoporosis: Involvement of divalent metal transporter 1.

Jan 24, 2022

Diabetic osteoporosis (DOP) is a complication of diabetes mellitus (DM) and occurs due to alterations in bone metabolism under hyperglycemic condition. ELAV-like RNA binding protein 1 (ELAVL1) is abno...

Postoperative and Intraoperative Cement Augmentation for Spinal Fusion.

Jan 24, 2022

Retrospective case-control study OBJECTIVES: The purpose of this study was to review the outcomes of patients undergoing prophylactic CA of pedicle screws and adjacent levels in patients undergoing sp...

Relationship of Inflammatory Markers and Metabolic Syndrome in Postmenopausal Women.

Jan 24, 2022

The increased deposition of visceral fat in the postmenopause period increases the production of inflammatory cytokines and the release of tumor necrosis factor- α (TNF-α), interleukin-6 (IL-6), and...

Carving the senescent phenotype by the chemical reactivity of catecholamines: An integrative review.

Jan 24, 2022

Macromolecules damaged by covalent modifications produced by chemically reactive metabolites accumulate in the slowly renewable components of living bodies and compromise their functions. Among such m...

CD200S-positive granulated lymphoid cells in endometrium appear to be CD56-positive uterine NK cells.

Jan 24, 2022

The eutopic secretory phase endometrium in endometriosis overproduces and releases a soluble immunosuppressive CD200 molecule (CD200L) and is populated by stromal cells that contain a truncated CD200 ...

Non-PCOS Hyperandrogenic Disorders in Adolescents.

Jan 24, 2022

Hyperandrogenism-clinical features resulting from increased androgen production and/or action-is not uncommon in peripubertal girls. Hyperandrogenism affects 3 to 20% of adolescent girls and often is ...

Elevated basal serum tryptase: disease distribution and variability in a regional health system.

Jan 17, 2022

Hereditary-alpha tryptasemia (HαT) is the most common etiology for elevated basal serum tryptase (BST). However, the utility of tryptase genotyping of individuals with elevated BST in general clinica...

Mycoplasma synoviae dihydrolipoamide dehydrogenase is an immunogenic fibronectin/plasminogen binding protein and a putative adhesin.

Jan 17, 2022

Mycoplasma synoviae (M. synoviae) is an important avian pathogen that causes arthritis and airsacculitis in young chickens and turkeys. Infection by M. synoviae results in considerable economic losses...

Mild calorie restriction, but not 17α-estradiol, extends ovarian reserve and fertility in female mice.

Jan 17, 2022

Calorie restriction (CR) (25-40%) is the most commonly studied strategy for curtailing age-related disease and has also been found to extend reproductive lifespan in female mice. However, the effects ...

C. elegans as a model organism to study female reproductive health.

Jan 17, 2022

Female reproductive health has been historically understudied and underfunded. Here, we present the advantages of using a free-living nematode, Caenorhabditis elegans, as an animal system to study fun...

Antibacterial effects of nano-decoction iron polysulfide in epididymitis and the systematic evaluation of its toxicity on the reproductive health of male mice.

Jan 17, 2022

Ferrous iron and polysulfide (Fe(II)S aq) is a nano-decoction. It is usually prepared from the suspension of iron sulfide nanomaterial, using autoclave and centrifugation. A previous study conducted i...

Examining Use of Medications Linked With Weight Gain

Jan 14, 2022

Obesity among adults in the United States has been increasing since the 1980s, with the trend continuing during the past 20 years, according to Craig M. Hales, MD, MPH, MS. In the National Health and ...

Mistaken Identity: The Role of Autoantibodies in Endocrine Disease.

Jan 10, 2022

Autoimmune endocrine diseases can be thought of as a case of mistaken identity. The immune system mistakenly attacks one's own cells, as if they were foreign, which typically results in endocrine glan...

Subacute thyroiditis during early pregnancy: a case report and literature review.

Jan 10, 2022

Subacute thyroiditis (SAT) is rarely diagnosed in pregnant women, and only 7 cases have been reported to date. Thyroid dysfunction, especially hyperthyroidism, during pregnancy has been associated wit...

Yields of mesenchymal stromal cells from synovial fluid reflect those from synovium in patients with rheumatoid arthritis.

Jan 10, 2022

The yield of primary synovial mesenchymal stromal cells (MSCs) from synovium of patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is highly variable, but cell transplantation therapy with autologous synovial MS...

Yaobitong capsules reshape and rebalance the gut microbiota and metabolites of arthritic rats: An integrated study of microbiome and fecal metabolomics analysis.

Jan 10, 2022

Yaobitong capsule (YBTC), a Chinese medicine compound preparation, has been demonstrated to affect multiple pathways associated with inflammation and exhibit potential anti-arthritis effect. In this s...

The relationship between genetic variants associated with primary ovarian insufficiency and lipid profile in women recruited from MASHAD cohort study.

Jan 10, 2022

Primary Ovarian Insufficiency (POI) is defined by the occurrence of menopause before the age of 40 years. It is often associated with cardiovascular disease (CVD). The purpose of this study was to ex...