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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)
INTRODUCTION Adequate maternal supply and placental delivery of long chain polyunsaturated fatty acids (LCPUFA) is essential for normal fetal development. In humans, maternal obesity alters placental FA uptake, though the impact of diet remains uncertain. The fatty fetal liver observed in offspring of Japanese macaques fed a high fat diet (HFD) was… (More)
The potentiation of sunburn by longwave ultraviolet radiation (photoaugmentation) has been examined with regard to the influence of these waves on sunburn cell production in human skin. It was found that UVA did not enhance sunburn cell production. Photoaugmentation is limited to the erythemal component of the sunburn reaction.