Monthly Archives: March 2017

Gender Differences in Factors Related to HIV Risk Behaviors among People Who Inject Drugs in North-East India

Injection drug use is an important driver of HIV epidemics in different regions of the world including India, which is home to 168,000–1.1 million people who inject drugs with a high prevalence of HIV and…

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Oxidative and Anti-Oxidative Stress Markers in Chronic Glaucoma: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

Chronic glaucoma is one of the most frequently established diseases in ophthalmology and represents a growing public health concern, with consequences that lead to blindness…

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Chronic Low-Grade Inflammation in Childhood Obesity Is Associated with Decreased IL-10 Expression by Monocyte Subsets

Obesity is a multifactorial disease, characterized by an increase of body fat, that can be associated with metabolic changes and considered a serious public health problem with…

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Increased Incidence of Thyroid Disease in Patients with Celiac Disease: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

Celiac disease is an autoimmune disorder disease characterized by chronic inflammation and villous atrophy of the small intestine. This disease is caused by the ingestion of gluten-containing foods and other environmental factors. As…

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Plaque Characteristics in Coronary Artery Disease Patients with Impaired Glucose Tolerance

In addition to diabetes mellitus, which is established as one of the most significant risk factors of coronary artery disease, prediabetic conditions such as impaired glucose tolerance have been also reported to increase the…

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