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Development of novel LOXL1 genotyping method and evaluation of LOXL1, APOE and MTHFR polymorphisms in exfoliation syndrome/glaucoma in a Greek population
- Dimitrios Chiras, Konstantina Tzika, +9 authors G. Kitsos
- Biology, Medicine
- Molecular vision
- 6 May 2013
Purpose In the Greek population of Epirus, exfoliation syndrome (XFS) and exfoliation glaucoma (XFG) occur at a high prevalence. In this study, we validate a novel lysyl oxidase-like 1 (LOXL1)… Expand
State-of-the-art technology in modern computer-aided drug design
- Georgios A. Dalkas, D. Vlachakis, Dimosthenis Tsagkrasoulis, A. Kastania, S. Kossida
- Biology, Computer Science
- Briefings Bioinform.
- 1 November 2013
The quest for small drug-like compounds that selectively inhibit the function of biological targets has always been a major focus in the pharmaceutical industry and in academia as well. Expand
Global DNA hypomethylation-induced ΔNp73 transcriptional activation in non-small cell lung cancer.
p73 possesses an extrinsic P1 promoter and an intrinsic P2 promoter controlling the expression of the pro-apoptotic TAp73 isoforms and the anti-apoptotic ΔΝp73 isoforms respectively. In this study,… Expand
Correlates of serum resistin in elderly, non-diabetic patients with chronic kidney disease.
BACKGROUND Renal function may be a major determinant of resistin levels, since most studies revealed association between elevated resistin levels and decreased glomerular filtration rate (GFR) in… Expand
Circulating resistin is a significant predictor of mortality independently from cardiovascular comorbidities in elderly, non-diabetic subjects with chronic kidney disease
- A. Marouga, M. Dalamaga, +5 authors D. Vlahakos
- Biomarkers : biochemical indicators of exposure…
- 2 January 2016
Abstract Context: Resistin is associated with inflammation, atherosclerosis and cardiovascular (CV) disease. Objective: To associate circulating resistin with all-cause and CV mortality in chronic… Expand
Cloud Computing Applications for Quality Health Care Delivery
Software applications once held on local computers and servers are beginning to shift to the public Internet sphere, and private health information is no exception. The likelihood of placing once… Expand
Quality and Reliability Aspects in Telehealth Systems
In this chapter the authors investigate telehealth quality and reliability assurance. Expand
Bladder cancer and arsenic through drinking water: A systematic review of epidemiologic evidence
- Eleni P Christoforidou, E. Riza, +4 authors A. Linos
- Journal of environmental science and health. Part…
- 5 September 2013
Exposure to inorganic arsenic (As) through drinking water is a major international public health issue. We carried out a systematic review of the existing literature examining the association between… Expand
Let-7, Mir-98 and Mir-181 as Biomarkers for Cancer and Schizophrenia
Recent evidence supports a role of microRNAs in cancer and psychiatric disorders such as schizophrenia and bipolar disorder, through their regulatory role on the expression of multiple genes. The… Expand
Risk factors for fishermen's health and safety in Greece.
- E. Frantzeskou, A. Kastania, E. Riza, O. Jensen, A. Linos
- Business, Medicine
- International maritime health
- 1 December 2013
BACKGROUND This is, to the best of our knowledge, the first occupational health study in Greek fishing. AIM The aim of the study is to determine the risks for health and safety in Greek fisheries… Expand