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Recent Translational Metabolic Syndrome Research Articles

Recently published articles from Translational Metabolic Syndrome Research.

The association between serum anti-HSP27 levels with hypertriglyceridemia

Mahdi Taheri-Bonakdar | Mahdieh Khazaee | Maryam Saberi-Karimian | Maryam Tayefi | Hamideh Ghazizadeh | Mohsen Moohebati | Mahmoud Ebrahimi | Mohammad Safarian | Mohsen Nematy | Amirhosein Sahebkar | Gordon A. Ferns | Majid Ghayour-Mobarhan | Seyed Mohammad Reza Parizadeh

There are little data on isolated hypertriglyceridemia and CVD risk. Heat shock protein 27 (Hsp27) is one of the heat shock proteins (Hsps) with low molecular weight. It has been shown that the atherosclerosis...

Investigating the effects of fatigue on blood glucose levels – Implications for diabetes

Curtis Beehan-Quirk | Luke Jarman | Shamona Maharaj | Ann Simpson | Najah Nassif | Sara Lal

The purpose of the current study was to investigate the differences and correlations between fatigue levels and blood glucose in individuals with and without diabetes, using psychometric and metabolic...

The metabolic role of depression and burnout in nurses

Betina Ferreira | Shamona Maharaj | Ann Simpson | Najah Nassif | Sara Lal

The present study aimed to assess the associations between depression and burnout, and blood glucose levels and haemoglobin A1c in nurses and non-nurses, using psychometric and metabolic assessment....

Mechanisms of heart failure with preserved ejection fraction in the presence of diabetes mellitus

Sargon Lazar | Benjamin Rayner | Guillermo Lopez Campos | Kristine McGrath | Lana McClements

Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the leading cause of death globally. People living with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) have up to three times higher risk of developing CVD, particularly heart failure...

Epigenetic regulation of ILDR2 in the cord blood of obese mothers

B.P. Larkin | L.T. Nguyen | S.J. Glastras | M. Gangadharan Komala | C.A. Pollock | S. Saad

Epigenetic modifications including DNA methylation have been shown to be involved in the fetal programming of disease. Previous animal studies have shown that reduced expression of the ILDR2 gene is...

The renal expression of epigenetic biomarkers for diabetic nephropathy

Long T. Nguyen | Sonia Saad | Carol A. Pollock

Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is one of the most common complications in patients with diabetes. Identification of diabetic patients with high risk for CKD progression has been challenging due to various...

Chinese herbal medicine Guilu erxian jiao attenuates bone marrow suppression following chemotherapy in patients with advanced lung cancer

Yan Chen | Hongjie Chen | Yue Li | Zexiong Chen | Yingzi Wu | Eileen McGowan | Xianqin Qu | Yiguang Lin | Baoguo Sun

In recent decades, a classic recipe in traditional Chinese medicine, Guilu erxian jiao (GEJ), has been used in the prevention and treatment of myelosuppression following cancer chemotherapy. However,...

A comparison of Body mass index and body fat percentage for predicting cardiovascular disease risk

Available online 15 July 2020
Hosein Sheibani | Maryam Saberi-Karimian | Habibollah Esmaeili | Mohsen Mouhebati | Mohmoud Reza Azarpazhooh | Ghasemali Divbands | Marzieh Kabirian | Roshanak Ghaffarian | Maryam Tayefi | Gordon A. Ferns | Mohammad Safarian | Majid Ghayour-Mobarhan

Anthropometric indices such as body mass index (BMI) and percent body fat (PBF) are easily measurable and have been consistently reported to be associated with cardiovascular disease (CVD) and its risk...

The relationship between the healthy eating index and an alternate healthy eating index with the risk factors for cardiovascular disease in a population from northeastern Iran

Smaneh Khakpouri | Mina Safari | Hamideh Ghazizadeh | Seyed Mohammad Reza Parizadeh | Mohsen Nematy | Maryam Tayefi | Gordon A. Ferns | Maryam Saberi-Karimian | Majid Ghayour-Mobarhan

The Healthy Eating Index (HEI) is used widely to investigate diet quality. It is used for a number of different applications, for example to measure compliance with dietary recommendations and guidelines....

Treatment by cryolipolysis with radio-frequency and ultrasound cavitation combination is no more effective in improving indices of adiposity than radio-frequency and ultrasound cavitation alone

Mahsa Naeimi | Zahra Khorasanchi | Elham Mohammadzadeh | Mina Safari | Zeynab Naserifar | Asma Afshari | Hamideh Ghazizadeh | Maryam Shahi | Naghme jaberi | Mehraneh Merhramiz | Hamideh Safarian | Maryam Mohammadi-Bajgiran | Gordon A. Ferns | Amir Avan | Majid Ghayour-Mobarhan

Various types of non-invasive methods are available to reduce local fat mass, including cryolipolysis, radiofrequency (RF), low-level laser therapy and ultrasound cavitation (USC). The main purpose...

There is an association between body fat percentage and metabolic abnormality in normal weight subjects: Iranian large population

Maryam Tayefi | Batool Tayefi | Susan Darroudi | Maryam Mohammadi-Bajgiran | Mohsen Mouhebati | Alireza Heidari-Bakavoli | Mahmoud Ebrahimi | Gordon A. Ferns | Habibolah Esmaily | Marzieh Dabaghian | Majid Ghayour-Mobarhan

Normal weight obesity (NWO) is defined by a normal body mass index (BMI) but a high percentage body fat (%BF) composition. We aimed to examine the hypothesis that subjects having NWO are at higher risk...

Cause, consequence or coincidence: The relationship between psychiatric disease and metabolic syndrome

December 2018
Gordon Ferns

It is now well established that severe mental illness (SMI) is associated with a reduced lifespan and increased risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD). Individuals with SMI often have abnormalities of...

Metabolic syndrome in Iran: A review

December 2018
Gordon A.A. Ferns | Majid Ghayour-Mobarhan

This overview of the prevalence of Metabolic Syndrome (MetS) in Iran considers the reports on regional and ethnic variation, international comparisons, and within specific groups, including children,...

Predictors of glycemic control in type-2 diabetes mellitus: Evidence from a multicenter study in Ghana

December 2018
Linda M. Mobula | Fred Stephen Sarfo | Kathryn A. Carson | Gilbert Burnham | Lynda Arthur | Daniel Ansong | Osei Sarfo-Kantanka | Jacob Plange-Rhule | David Ofori-Adjei

The burden of uncontrolled type-2 diabetes (T2DM) sub-Saharan Africa is high, with an increased risk of developing microvascular and macrovascular complications. We sought to identify predictors of...

Association of adiponectin gene polymorphism with type 2 diabetes and metabolic syndrome

December 2018
Rabia Farooq | Sabhiya Majid | Showkat Ahmad Bhat | Shajrul Amin | Mohammad Hayat Bhat | Hilal Ahmad Wani | Parvaiz Ahmad Shah

Diabetes, the current epidemic in the present world is the growing concern. Type 2 diabetes mellitus is a consequence of complex interactions among multiple genetic variants and environmental risk factors....

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