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OBJECTIVE Vitamin D deficiency has been related to diabetes, hypertension, hyperlipidemia and peripheral vascular disease. In this study, we aimed to investigate the role of vitamin D status in non-alcoholic fatty liver disease. METHODS We included 211 consecutive subjects to examine the presence of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease. Of these subjects, 57(More)
BACKGROUND AND AIMS Helicobacter pylori infects the gastric mucosa and can lead to chronic gastritis, gastric ulcer and gastric cancer. Colonization of H. pylori in the gastric mucosa is influenced by a variety of host, bacterial and environmental factors. Host defense mechanisms have been affected by endogenous glucocorticoids. We aimed to investigate the(More)
The protective effect of quercetin on cisplatin-induced renal and testicular tissue damage was investigated using biochemical, histopathological and histological approaches. A total of 40 male rats were divided into 5 groups as follows: control; cisplatin alone; quercetin alone; cisplatin + quercetin; and quercetin + cisplatin. Cisplatin was administered to(More)
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