Canadian Armed Forces: Linking Cortisol & Cytokines with Age, Sex, and Anthropometry

Research Paper Title Levels of circulating cortisol and cytokines in members of the Canadian Armed Forces: Associations with age, sex and anthropometry. Background To assess blood levels of cortisol and cytokines (inflammatory and non-inflammatory) in members of the regular Canadian Armed Forces (CAF), and examine the associations between sex, age and adiposity and circulating levels… Read More

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Children & Metabolic Risk Factors

Research Paper Title Prevalence of Metabolic Syndrome in a Cohort of Chinese Schoolchildren: Comparison of Two Definitions and Assessment of Adipokines as Components by Factor Analysis. Background Although attention to metabolic syndrome (MetS) in children has increased, there is still no universally accepted definition and its pathogenesis remains unclear. The researchers aim was to compare… Read More

Research: Kids and Metabolic Syndrome

Research Paper Title Adiponectin in Eutrophic and Obese Children as a Biomarker to Predict Metabolic Syndrome and Each of Its Components. Background Obesity is associated with the rise of non-communicable diseases worldwide. The pathophysiology behind this disease involves the increase of adipose tissue (i.e. fat), being inversely related to adiponectin, but directly related to insulin… Read More