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Association of Macrophage Migration Inhibitory Factor Gene Promoter Polymorphisms with Multiple Sclerosis in Turkish Patients
Elevated levels of macrophage migration inhibitory factor (MIF) have been observed in the cerebrospinal fluid of patients with multiple sclerosis. This study was designed to determine if MIF geneExpand
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Validity and Reliability of the Turkish Migraine Disability Assessment (MIDAS) Questionnaire
Objectives.—The aim of this study is to assess the comprehensibility, internal consistency, patient‐physician reliability, test‐retest reliability, and validity of Turkish version of MigraineExpand
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Is increased red cell distribution width (RDW) indicating the inflammation in Alzheimer's disease (AD)?
Increasing evidence indicates that inflammation has a substantial role in the pathogenesis and progression of AD. RDW, a measure of heterogeneity in the size of circulating erythrocytes, isExpand
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TNF‐α promoter polymorphisms in multiple sclerosis: no association with −308 and −238 alleles, but the −857 alleles in associated with the disease in Turkish patients
Dysregulation in the expression of pro‐ and anti‐inflammatory cytokines is one of the milestones in multiple sclerosis (MS) development and progression. Tumour necrosis factor (TNF‐α), aExpand
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Lack of Association Between the C276T Polymorphism of the Neuronal Nitric Oxide Synthase Gene and Migraine
ABSTRACT A migraine attack is a spectacularly complex brain event that can produce a wide array of neurological and systemic symptoms. The molecular mechanisms and genetics of migraine have not yetExpand
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Elevated plasma total nitrite levels may be related to migraine attacks
Both vascular and neuronal mechanisms are the main foci of investigation in defining the pathophysiology of migraine attacks. This study was designed to evaluate the possible role of nitric oxideExpand
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The Clinical Significance of the Neutrophil-to-Lymphocyte Ratio in Patients with Guillain-Barré Syndrome Independent of Infection
Objective:   In the present study, we aimed to determine the predictive value of neutrophil-to-lymphocyte ratio (NLR) in the diagnosis of Guillain-Barre Syndrome (GBS).  Material and Methods:  ThisExpand
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Investigation of the Rho-kinase 2 gene Thr431Asn polymorphism in migraine.
BACKGROUND Migraine has a complex etiology determined by genetic and environmental factors, but the molecular mechanisms and genetics of this disease have not yet been fully clarified. AIM ThisExpand
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Effect of glutathione on brain nitric oxide levels in an experimental epilepsy mouse model
Oxidative stress plays an important role in the pathophysiology of epilepsy. Glutathione, known as one of the compounds of antioxidant defense, has been shown to inhibit convulsions. Nitric oxide hasExpand
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