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Nutrition and metabolism

  1. Content type: Review

    A great deal of attention has been focused on adverse effects of tobacco smoking on conception, pregnancy, fetal, and child health. The aim of this paper is to discuss the current evidence regarding short and ...

    Authors: G. Banderali, A. Martelli, M. Landi, F. Moretti, F. Betti, G. Radaelli, C. Lassandro and E. Verduci

    Citation: Journal of Translational Medicine 2015 13:327

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  2. Content type: Research

    Arterial medial calcification (AMC) is frequent prevalence in patients with end stage renal disease. Evidence about hyperphosphatemia induced anabolic crosstalk between osteoblast and osteoclast in AMC of urem...

    Authors: Yu Che, Chen Bing, Javed Akhtar, Zhao Tingting, Yu Kezhou and Wang Rong

    Citation: Journal of Translational Medicine 2013 11:308

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  3. Content type: Research

    Human colon adenocarcinoma cells are resistant to chemotherapeutic agents, such as anthracyclines, that induce death by increasing the reactive oxygen species. A number of studies have been focused on chemo-pr...

    Authors: Salvatore De Maria, Ilaria Scognamiglio, Angela Lombardi, Nicola Amodio, Michele Caraglia, Maria Cartenì, Gianpietro Ravagnan and Paola Stiuso

    Citation: Journal of Translational Medicine 2013 11:264

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  4. Content type: Editorial

    Nephrolithiasis is a very common disease with an increasing prevalence among industrialized populations. Kidney stone formation is a complex phenomenon, involving genetic and metabolic patterns, and nutrition ...

    Authors: Irene Brenna, Elena Dogliotti, Annalisa Terranegra, Benedetta Raspini and Laura Soldati

    Citation: Journal of Translational Medicine 2013 11:178

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  5. Content type: Research

    Betaine (BET) is a component of many foods, including spinach and wheat. It is an essential osmolyte and a source of methyl groups. Recent studies have hypothesized that BET might play a role in athletic perfo...

    Authors: Pamela Senesi, Livio Luzi, Anna Montesano, Nausicaa Mazzocchi and Ileana Terruzzi

    Citation: Journal of Translational Medicine 2013 11:174

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  6. Content type: Research

    The Respiratory Quotient is a parameter reflecting the utilization of the nutrients by a subject. It is associated with an high rate of subsequent weight gain and with the atherosclerosis. Subjects tending to ...

    Authors: Yvelise Ferro, Carmine Gazzaruso, Adriana Coppola, Stefano Romeo, Valeria Migliaccio, Andrea Giustina, Arturo Pujia and Tiziana Montalcini

    Citation: Journal of Translational Medicine 2013 11:159

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  7. Content type: Research

    Diabetic nephropathy (DN) is the most common cause of end-stage renal failure. Although angiotensin II receptor blockers (ARBs) can be used to attenuate proteinuria in DN patients, their efficacy remains limit...

    Authors: Yongchun Ge, Honglang Xie, Shijun Li, Bo Jin, Jinhua Hou, Haitao Zhang, Mingjun Shi and Zhihong Liu

    Citation: Journal of Translational Medicine 2013 11:134

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  8. Content type: Research

    Polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) is one of the most common reproductive disorders with strong association with both insulin resistance and non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD). To untangle the complex r...

    Authors: Ancha Baranova, Thuy Phuong Tran, Arian Afendy, Lei Wang, Amirhossein Shamsaddini, Rohini Mehta, Vikas Chandhoke, Aybike Birerdinc and Zobair M Younossi

    Citation: Journal of Translational Medicine 2013 11:133

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  9. Content type: Review

    Idiopathic calcium nephrolithiasis is a multifactorial disease with a complex pathogenesis due to genetic and environmental factors. The importance of social and health effects of nephrolithiasis is further hi...

    Authors: Elena Dogliotti, Giuseppe Vezzoli, Antonio Nouvenne, Tiziana Meschi, Annalisa Terranegra, Alessandra Mingione, Caterina Brasacchio, Benedetta Raspini, Daniele Cusi and Laura Soldati

    Citation: Journal of Translational Medicine 2013 11:109

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  10. Content type: Research

    Arterial calcification is a significant cardiovascular risk factor in hemodialysis patients. A series of factors are involved in the process of arterial calcification; however, the relationship between malnutr...

    Authors: Kun Zhang, Gang Cheng, Xue Cai, Jie Chen, Ying Jiang, Tong Wang, Jingfeng Wang and Hui Huang

    Citation: Journal of Translational Medicine 2013 11:66

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  11. Content type: Research

    In contrast with various pre-clinical studies, recent clinical trials suggest that high dose erythropoietin (EPO) treatment following kidney transplantation does not improve short-term outcome and that it even...

    Authors: Willem G van Rijt, Gertrude J Nieuwenhuijs-Moeke, Harry van Goor, Bente Jespersen, Petra J Ottens, Rutger J Ploeg and Henri GD Leuvenink

    Citation: Journal of Translational Medicine 2013 11:9

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