Jack T. Pryor

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Obesity is associated with increased blood pressure (BP), which in turn increases the risk of cardiovascular diseases. We found that the increase in leptin levels seen in diet-induced obesity (DIO) drives an increase in BP in rodents, an effect that was not seen in animals deficient in leptin or leptin receptors (LepR). Furthermore, humans with(More)
Investigations into the probable role of haemolysins in the causation of hookworm anaemia have been undertaken in living infected dogs. Secondly, the effects of living hookworms and various worm products on erythrocytes in vitro have been assessed. In dogs infected with varying numbers of A. ceylanicum, severe microcytic anaemia developed in the most(More)
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