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Recombinant human erythropoietin (rHuEPO) reduces serum insulin levels, increases insulin sensitivity, and reduces insulin resistance (IR). However, the mechanisms behind these effects are unclear. This study aimed to investigate the mechanism by which rHuEPO effects IR in 3T3L1 adipocytes. After treatment with different concentrations of rHuEPO, glucose(More)
Previous studies have shown that primary aldosteronism is associated with glucose-related metabolic disorders. However, the mechanisms by which aldosterone (ALDO) triggers β-cell dysfunction remains unclear. This study aimed to investigate whether oxidative stress is involved in and whether the antioxidant N-acetylcysteine (NAC) or the mineralocorticoid(More)
The fact that violence against doctors is occurring in China is a hot topic worldwide today. Many doctors have been killed and injured. To gain a better understanding of this phenomenon in China, we collected evidence of serious violence against medical practitioners in China in order to appeal to the Chinese government and urge them to take action. We(More)
Introduction Aspirin is an effective antiplatelet drug for preventing cardiovascular events in high-risk subjects. However, for patients with chronic kidney disease and undergoing hemodialysis (HD), its preventive efficacy remains controversial. The present study aimed to determine whether aspirin therapy reduces the risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD) and(More)
Endothelin receptor antagonists (ERAs) are widely used in a variety of disorders, including pulmonary artery hypertension, systemic sclerosis, diabetic and kidney diseases, and several tumors. However, reported adverse events, especially increased risks of cardiovascular disease (CVD) morbidity and mortality, have cast doubt on their potential clinical(More)
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