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Visfatin, resistin, hsCRP and insulin resistance in relation to abdominal obesity in women with rheumatoid arthritis.
OBJECTIVES The increasing incidence of overweight and obesity in modern societies, and the demonstration that adipose tissue produces numerous cytokines, increases interest of investigators in theExpand
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Bone mineral density and bone turnover in male masters athletes aged 40–64
We evaluated areal bone mineral density (aBMD), bone mineral content (BMC), and markers of bone turnover in male competitive masters athletes representing different training profile in the past andExpand
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Effects of Whole-Body Cryotherapy in Comparison with Other Physical Modalities Used with Kinesitherapy in Rheumatoid Arthritis
Whole-body cryotherapy (WBC) has been frequently used to supplement the rehabilitation of patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA). The aim of this study was to compare the effect of WBC andExpand
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Effects of different local cryotherapies on systemic levels of TNF-α, IL-6, and clinical parameters in active rheumatoid arthritis
Cryotherapies are frequently used to supplement the rehabilitation of patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) owing to their analgesic and anti-inflammatory effects. Forty patients with active RAExpand
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A study of the link between bone turnover markers and bone mineral density with inflammation and body mass in postmenopausal women with active rheumatoid arthritis
In this study, the levels of bone turnover markers (BTMs) and bone mineral density (BMD) were studied in relation to body mass and several inflammatory markers, in postmenopausal patients withExpand
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Effects of whole-body cryotherapy on 25-hydroxyvitamin D, irisin, myostatin, and interleukin-6 levels in healthy young men of different fitness levels
Skeletal muscle and adipose tissue play an important role in maintaining metabolic homeostasis and thermogenesis. We aimed to investigate the effects of single and repeated exposure to whole-bodyExpand
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Thermal imaging for detecting temperature changes within the rheumatoid foot
The study reports the development of a thermal imaging method suitable for the screening and differentiation of joint inflammation in the rheumatoid foot of patients in comparison with the controlExpand
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Cytokines and heart rate variability in patients with chronic heart failure.
INTRODUCTION Heart rate variability (HRV) analysis is a non-invasive method of assessment of the autonomic nervous system's effects on heart function. In chronic heart failure (CHF), decreased HRVExpand
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ORIGINAL ARTICLE Cytokines and heart rate variability in patients with chronic heart failure
Wstep: Analiza zmienności rytmu serca (HRV) jest nieinwazyjną metodą oceny wplywu ukladu autonomicznego na czynnośc serca. W przewleklej niewydolności serca (CHF) obnizona HRV koreluje ze stopniemExpand
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Temperature changes in rheumatoid hand treated with nitrogen vapors and cold air
The aim of the study was the thermovisual comparison of mean temperature of hand surface changes after local cryotherapy with vapors of nitrogen (−160°C) and cold air (−30°C). Forty-seven patientsExpand
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