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  1. Research

    Effect of the R92H and A379V genotypes of platelet-activating factor acetylhydrolase on its enzyme activity, oxidative stress and metabolic profile in Chinese women with polycystic ovary syndrome

    The G994T polymorphism in platelet-activating factor acetylhydrolase (PAF-AH) gene is associated with the risk of polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS). The aim of this study was to investigate the relationship betwee...

    Renjiao Zhang, Qi Song, Hongwei Liu, Huai Bai, Yujin Zhang, Qingqing Liu, Linbo Guan and Ping Fan

    Lipids in Health and Disease 2017 16:57

    Published on: 20 March 2017

  2. Research

    Cholesterol-lowing effect of taurine in HepG2 cell

    A number of studies indicate that taurine promotes cholesterol conversion to bile acids by upregulating CYP7A1 gene expression. Few in vitro studies are concerned the concentration change of cholesterol and it...

    Junxia Guo, Ya Gao, Xuelian Cao, Jing Zhang and Wen Chen

    Lipids in Health and Disease 2017 16:56

    Published on: 16 March 2017

  3. Research

    Relationship between non–high-density lipoprotein cholesterol and carotid atherosclerosis in normotensive and euglycemic Chinese middle-aged and elderly adults

    We investigate whether non–high-density lipoprotein cholesterol (non-HDL-C) provides a better estimate of cardiovascular risk than other lipid profiles in normotensive and euglycemic middle-aged and elderly ad...

    Hui Ma, Huandong Lin, Yu Hu, Xiaoming Li, Wanyuan He, Xuejuan Jin, Jian Gao, Naiqing Zhao, Boshen Pan and Xin Gao

    Lipids in Health and Disease 2017 16:55

    Published on: 16 March 2017

  4. Research

    Relationship between plasma homocysteine level and lipid profiles in a community-based Chinese population

    Previous studies established a possible link among hyperhomocysteinemia (HHcy), dyslipidemia, and atherosclerosis. However, there was limited epidemic data concerning the relation between HHcy and lipid profil...

    Mohetaboer Momin, Jia Jia, Fangfang Fan, Jianping Li, Jingtao Dou, Dafang Chen, Yong Huo and Yan Zhang

    Lipids in Health and Disease 2017 16:54

    Published on: 14 March 2017

  5. Research

    Perilipin polymorphisms are risk factors for the development of obesity in adolescents? A case-control study

    The variations in perilipin gene (PLIN) were previously associated with obesity. We examined the association of polymorphisms at the PLIN locus in adolescents with obesity and their connection with serum adipokin...

    Yavuz Tokgöz, Ishak Abdurrahman Işık, Soheil Akbari, Tuncay Kume, Oya Sayın, Esra Erdal and Nur Arslan

    Lipids in Health and Disease 2017 16:52

    Published on: 9 March 2017

  6. Research

    Serum lipid profile as a marker of liver impairment in hepatitis B Cirrhosis patients

    Chronic HBV infection is a major cause of Cirrhosis and an important risk factor to develop hepatocellular carcinoma. The study is conducted to find out the changes in the lipid metabolism of HBV-cirrhosis pat...

    Sadia Qamar Arain, Farah Naz Talpur, Naseem Aslam Channa, Muhammad Shahbaz Ali and Hassan Imran Afridi

    Lipids in Health and Disease 2017 16:51

    Published on: 1 March 2017

  7. Research

    Relationship between coping styles and lipid profile among public university staff

    The scarcity of data about coping styles with a biochemical marker namely lipid profile, potentially associated with cardiovascular risk factors is most striking among professionals working in public universit...

    Suthahar Ariaratnam, Ambigga Devi Krishnapillai, Aqil Mohammad Daher, Mohd Ariff Fadzil, Salmi Razali, Siti Aminah Omar, Ng Kien Keat, Nafiza Mat Nasir, Maizatullifah Miskan, Mazapuspavina Md Yasin, Jo Anne Saw, Damayanthi Durairajanayagam, Gurpreet Kaur, Osman Che Bakar and Nurul Azreen Hashim

    Lipids in Health and Disease 2017 16:50

    Published on: 28 February 2017

  8. Research

    Effect of two lipid-lowering strategies on high-density lipoprotein function and some HDL-related proteins: a randomized clinical trial

    The influence of lipid-lowering therapy on high-density lipoprotein (HDL) is incompletely understood. We compared the effect of two lipid-lowering strategies on HDL functions and identified some HDL-related pr...

    Chan Joo Lee, Seungbum Choi, Dong Huey Cheon, Kyeong Yeon Kim, Eun Jeong Cheon, Soo-jin Ann, Hye-Min Noh, Sungha Park, Seok-Min Kang, Donghoon Choi, Ji Eun Lee and Sang-Hak Lee

    Lipids in Health and Disease 2017 16:49

    Published on: 28 February 2017

  9. Research

    Association between Low-density lipoprotein cholesterol and occipital periventricular hyperintensities in a group of Chinese patients: an observational study

    While occipital periventricular hyperintensities (OPVHs) are among the most common mild white matter hyperintensities, the clinical factors associated with OPVHs remain unclear. In this study, we investigated ...

    Dazhi Duan, Lin Shen, Chun Cui, Tongsheng Shu and Jian Zheng

    Lipids in Health and Disease 2017 16:48

    Published on: 27 February 2017

  10. Research

    Dietary intervention, but not losartan, completely reverses non-alcoholic steatohepatitis in obese and insulin resistant mice

    Dietary intervention is the cornerstone of non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) treatment. However, histological evidence of its efficacy is limited and its impact on hepatic pathways involved in NASH is under...

    Jef Verbeek, Pieter Spincemaille, Ilse Vanhorebeek, Greet Van den Berghe, Ingrid Vander Elst, Petra Windmolders, Jos van Pelt, Schalk van der Merwe, Pierre Bedossa, Frederik Nevens, Bruno Cammue, Karin Thevissen and David Cassiman

    Lipids in Health and Disease 2017 16:46

    Published on: 23 February 2017

  11. Research

    Histomorphology, ultrastructure and fatty acid composition of the adipose tissue in pansteatitis, the potentials in understanding the underlying mechanism and diagnosis of pansteatitis in the Nile crocodile

    In an effort to characterize the fat body and other adipose tissue in the Nile crocodile and the effects of pansteatitis on the structure and composition of the adipose tissue, we evaluated the regional variat...

    O. I. Azeez, J. G. Myburgh, R. A. Meintjes, M. C. Oosthuizen and J. P. Chamunorwa

    Lipids in Health and Disease 2017 16:47

    Published on: 23 February 2017

  12. Research

    Assessment of triglyceride and cholesterol in overweight people based on multiple linear regression and artificial intelligence model

    The prevalence of high hyperlipemia is increasing around the world. Our aims are to analyze the relationship of triglyceride (TG) and cholesterol (TC) with indexes of liver function and kidney function, and to...

    Jing Ma, Jiong Yu, Guangshu Hao, Dan Wang, Yanni Sun, Jianxin Lu, Hongcui Cao and Feiyan Lin

    Lipids in Health and Disease 2017 16:42

    Published on: 20 February 2017

  13. Research

    Controlling of growth performance, lipid deposits and fatty acid composition of chicken meat through a probiotic, Lactobacillus johnsonii during subclinical Clostridium perfringens infection

    Meat is considered as a major source of polyunsaturated fatty acid (PUFA) which is essential for humans, therefore its lipid level and fatty acid composition have drawn great attention. As no clinical sign can...

    Hesong Wang, Xueqin Ni, Lei Liu, Dong Zeng, Jing Lai, Xiaodan Qing, Guangyao Li, Kangcheng Pan and Bo Jing

    Lipids in Health and Disease 2017 16:38

    Published on: 10 February 2017

  14. Research

    Does a lack of physical activity explain the rheumatoid arthritis lipid profile?

    In rheumatoid arthritis (RA), cardiovascular risk is associated with paradoxical reductions in total cholesterol, low density lipoprotein-cholesterol (LDL-C), and high density lipoprotein-cholesterol (HDL-C). ...

    Hiba AbouAssi, Margery A. Connelly, Lori A. Bateman, K. Noelle Tune, Janet L. Huebner, Virginia B. Kraus, Deborah A. Winegar, James D. Otvos, William E. Kraus and Kim M. Huffman

    Lipids in Health and Disease 2017 16:39

    Published on: 10 February 2017

  15. Research

    Caryocar brasiliense oil improves cardiac function by increasing Serca2a/PLB ratio despite no significant changes in cardiovascular risk factors in rats

    Caryocar brasiliense (pequi) oil is high in monounsaturated fat acids (MUFA), especially oleic, and in carotenoids, which have been associated with protection against cardiovascular di...

    Lidiane Guedes Oliveira, Lauane Gomes Moreno, Dirceu Sousa Melo, Liliane Vanessa Costa-Pereira, Mayara Medeiros de Freitas Carvalho, Paulo Henrique Evangelista Silva, Ana Maria Alves, Flávio de Castro Magalhães, Marco Fabrício Dias-Peixoto and Elizabethe Adriana Esteves

    Lipids in Health and Disease 2017 16:37

    Published on: 8 February 2017

  16. Review

    The potential role of mitochondrial ATP synthase inhibitory factor 1 (IF1) in coronary heart disease: a literature review

    Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the leading cause of death worldwide, and so the search for innovative and accurate biomarkers for guiding prevention, diagnosis, and treatment is a valuable clinical and econom...

    Serban Maierean, Maria-Corina Serban, Manfredi Rizzo, Giuseppe Lippi, Amirhossein Sahebkar and Maciej Banach

    Lipids in Health and Disease 2017 16:35

    Published on: 7 February 2017

  17. Research

    Docosahexaenoic acid increases accumulation of adipocyte triacylglycerol through up-regulation of lipogenic gene expression in pigs

    Changing dietary fatty acid composition in modern diet influences the prevalence of obesity. Increasing evidences suggest favorable effects of n-3 PUFA for protecting against obesity and the metabolic syndrome...

    Chao-Wei Huang, Yu-Jen Chen, Jui-Ting Yang, Ching-Yi Chen, Kolapo M. Ajuwon, Shuen-Ei Chen, Nan-Wei Su, Yu-Shan Chen, Harry J. Mersmann and Shih-Torng Ding

    Lipids in Health and Disease 2017 16:33

    Published on: 7 February 2017

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