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Iron and Chronic Inflammation in Obese and Lean Men with Colon Cancer: The Link with Hepcidin
Obesity and excessive iron are independently associated with increased risk for colorectal cancer (CRC). Serum hepcidin, the primary regulator of iron metabolism, is elevated during obesity and results in reduced iron ...
Hematological and acute-phase responses to diet-induced obesity in IL-6 KO mice
Obesity is associated with chronic inflammation and elevated levels of IL-6. The role of IL-6 in induction of acute-phase proteins and modulation of haematological responses has been demonstrated in models of inflammation ...
Measures of Adiposity Differentially Correlate with C-Reactive Protein Among Persons with Multiple Sclerosis
(Multiple Sclerosis and Related Disorders, 2018-07-07)
Background: While MS is considered, in part, an inflammatory disease, the relationship between measures of adiposity and MS have not been well studied. This is important considering the strength of the association between ...