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Gut microbiome approaches to treat obesity in humans
The rising worldwide prevalence of obesity has become a major concern having many implications for the public health and the economy. It is well known that many factors such as lifestyle, increased intake of foods high in ...
Differential nutritional, endocrine, and cardiovascular effects in obesity-prone and obesity-resistant rats fed standard and hypercaloric diets
(Int Scientific Literature, Inc, 2010-01-01)
Background: This study tested whether rats with obesity induced by a hypercaloric diet (HD) present higher nutritional, endocrine, and cardiovascular disturbances compared with counterparts with obesity induced by overfeeding ...
The pharmacological treatment of obesity: A historical perspective
(Academia Nacional de Medicina venezolana., 2022)
Obesity phenotypes are, in part, associated with physical activity in diabetic hemodialysis patients
Purpose: To investigate the prevalence of obesity phenotypes and their association with physical activity levels among diabetic hemodialysis patients. Methods: This is a cross-sectional study with 84 diabetic hemodialysis ...
A possible increase of activity of endothelial l-arginine/nitric oxide pathway in aortas of diet-induced obesity rats
The obesity is associated with cardiovascular disorders. The aim of present purpose was test the hypothesis that the diet-induced obesity is able to generate a vascular adaptive response in aortic rings; this response could ...
Leptin as a potential prognostic marker of the severity of COVID-19 infection in obese patients
We read with great interest the article “Obesity as a risk factor for unfavorable outcomes in critically ill patients affected by COVID-19”, and we believe this is an important contribution toward understanding the ...