Low-dose interleukin-2 alleviates dextran sodium sulfate-induced colitis in mice by recovering intestinal integrity and inhibiting AKT-dependent pathways

Conclusions: The results of our study suggest that low-dose IL-2 has therapeutic effects on DSS-induced colitis and potential clinical value in treating UC.
Source: Theranostics - Category: Molecular Biology Authors: Tags: Research Paper Source Type: research

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Authors: Henry RK Abstract Glucose dysregulation (GD), a feature of growth hormone excess, in the setting of acromegaly is well known by clinicians. However, less well known is that GD may be a feature of growth hormone deficiency. The fact that either ends of the spectrum of growth hormone (excess or deficiency) can be associated with diabetes mellitus is unique and clinicians should especially recognize that impaired glucose tolerance and even diabetes mellitus may develop in individuals predisposed to having growth hormone deficiency. PMID: 32780951 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Pediatric Endocrinology Reviews - Category: Endocrinology Tags: Pediatr Endocrinol Rev Source Type: research
Authors: Blumenfeld O, Hampe CS, Shulman L, Chen R, Laron Z Abstract Recent epidemiological surveys performed in Australia, USA and Israel demonstrate that Rotavirus vaccination correlates with an attenuated prevalence and/or incidence of early childhood diabetes (T1D). Other studies failed to confirm the above. PMID: 32780950 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Pediatric Endocrinology Reviews - Category: Endocrinology Tags: Pediatr Endocrinol Rev Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 13 August 2020Source: Current Therapeutic ResearchAuthor(s): Marlen Ivón Castellanos Fernández, Maria Edelina Cepeda Mullo, Deyanira la Rosa Hernández, Hector Vega Sánchez, Licet González Fabian, Robert G. Gish, Ana Luisa Torres González, Zaily Dorta Guridi
Source: Current Therapeutic Research - Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: research
Conclusions: There were significant differences with respect to clinical characteristics and comorbidity prevalence according to metformin use among Korean type 2 diabetes patients. Long-term follow-up of these patients is necessary to observe how this difference will affect clinical outcomes for these patients. PMID: 32774367 [PubMed]
Source: International Journal of Endocrinology - Category: Endocrinology Tags: Int J Endocrinol Source Type: research
Authors: Plunk EC, Richards SM Abstract The epigenome of an individual can be altered by endogenous hormones, environment, age, diet, and exposure to endocrine disrupting chemicals (EDCs), and the effects of these modifications can be seen across generations. Epigenetic modifications to the genome can alter the phenotype of the individual without altering the DNA sequence itself. Epigenetic modifications include DNA methylation, histone modification, and aberrant microRNA (miRNA) expression; they begin during germ cell development and embryogenesis and continue until death. Hormone modulation occurs during the agei...
Source: International Journal of Endocrinology - Category: Endocrinology Tags: Int J Endocrinol Source Type: research
Authors: Antinozzi C, Sgrò P, Di Luigi L Abstract Among metabolic diseases, carbohydrate metabolism disorders are the most widespread. The most common glucose pathological conditions are acquired and may increase the risk of type 2 diabetes, obesity, heart diseases, stroke, and kidney insufficiency. Phosphodiesterase type 5 inhibitors (PDE5i) have long been used as an effective therapeutic option for the treatment of erectile dysfunction (ED). Different studies have demonstrated that PDE5i, by sensitizing insulin target tissues to insulin, play an important role in controlling the action of insulin and gluco...
Source: International Journal of Endocrinology - Category: Endocrinology Tags: Int J Endocrinol Source Type: research
Conclusion: Our cumulative results suggested that hyperoside inhibits the proliferation of SV40-MES13 cells through the suppression of the ERK/CREB/miRNA-34a signaling pathway, which provides new insight to the current investigation on therapeutic strategies for diabetic nephropathy. PMID: 32774360 [PubMed]
Source: International Journal of Endocrinology - Category: Endocrinology Tags: Int J Endocrinol Source Type: research
Authors: Klisic A, Kavaric N, Vujcic S, Mihajlovic M, Zeljkovic A, Ivanisevic J, Spasojevic-Kalimanovska V, Ninic A, Kotur-Stevuljevic J, Vekic J Abstract OBJECTIVE: Determination of lipoprotein size and subclasses distribution can provide more significant information on cardiovascular disease risk than measurement of traditional lipid parameters alone. Accordingly, we aimed to examine their potential relationship with the novel biomarker of endothelial dysfunction, such as endocan in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2D), since there are no studies concerning this issue. PATIENTS AND METHODS: This case-...
Source: European Review for Medical and Pharmacological Sciences - Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Tags: Eur Rev Med Pharmacol Sci Source Type: research
CONCLUSIONS: Serum and exosomal hsa_circ_0000907 and hsa_circ_0057362, especially hsa_circ_0000907, have novel diagnostic capabilities in the early diagnosis of DFU. PMID: 32767340 [PubMed - in process]
Source: European Review for Medical and Pharmacological Sciences - Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Tags: Eur Rev Med Pharmacol Sci Source Type: research
CONCLUSIONS: This is the first study assessing Pfn1 in type 1 MI patients in relation to the chosen parameters. Pfn1 may be a biochemical tool to objectify information on OPT in MI patients. We found an association between Pfn1 and post-PCI TIMI flow, antiplatelet drug administration and diabetes mellitus. PMID: 32767339 [PubMed - in process]
Source: European Review for Medical and Pharmacological Sciences - Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Tags: Eur Rev Med Pharmacol Sci Source Type: research
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