Emmanuel Ayitey Tagoe

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Testosterone plays a vital role in obesity, glucose homeostasis, and lipid metabolism. The aim of this study was to investigate androgen levels and its association with obesity in Ghanaian men with type 2 diabetes. The study showed that serum total and free testosterone concentrations were lower in male patients with type 2 diabetes and that obesity was(More)
Gastric cancer, a disease of disparity associated with Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) infection, is the world's second leading cause of cancer deaths. The pathogen H. pylori target the epithelial adhesion receptors, E-cadherin, and β1-integrin, to modulate the host cytoskeleton via disruption of the epithelial cell polarity necessary for maintaining the(More)
AIM Smoking has been established as a major risk factor for cardiovascular disease. It causes oxidative stress and sub-clinical inflammation, which undermine the antioxidant defense system of the body. We reasoned that natural antioxidant defense systems may be compromised in smokers. To this end, we examined whether haptoglobin (Hp), a potent antioxidant,(More)
Breast cancer, the most commonly diagnosed cancer among women and leading cause of cancer-related deaths worldwide, exhibits aggressive behavior in indigenous African women evidenced by high histologic grade tumours with low hormone receptor positivity. Aggressive breast cancers grow quickly, easily metastasize and recur and often have unfavourable(More)
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