Jianqing Hou

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The aim of the article was to evaluate the important role played by insulin in the development of endometrial cancer (EC) among Chinese premenopausal women. In this study, 128 endometrial cancer patients and 294 controls who were all premenopausal were included. Baseline characteristics data were collected and serum insulin, C-peptide, sex hormone-binding(More)
Background: Ovarian cancer presents a major clinical challenge in the UK. Glycogen synthase kinase-3 (GSK-3) has been linked to cancer. This study tested the impact of ShenLingLan (SLDM) on ovarian cancer cell behaviour and its links to GSK-3. Methods: Fresh ovarian tumours (n = 52) were collected and processed. Histopathologcial and clinical information(More)
BACKGROUND Chronic activation of macrophage-mediated inflammatory signals in insulin-sensitive metabolic tissues is thought to be one of the causes of insulin resistance-one of the hallmarks of the metabolic syndrome. Insulin resistance is a feature of polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) and is related to mitochondrial and endothelial function. METHODS In(More)
Uterine leiomyoma are common noncancerous tumors of the uterus and are the most frequent reason for recommending a hysterectomy. This study was conducted to investigate the associations between uterine leiomyoma and lifestyles including glucose metabolism, lipid metabolism and obesity. The case-control study was conducted from January 1st 2012 to December(More)
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