Elevated serum IL-6, IL-8, MCP-1, CRP, and IFN-γ levels in 10- to 11-year-old boys with increased BMI.

@article{Utsal2012ElevatedSI,
  title={Elevated serum IL-6, IL-8, MCP-1, CRP, and IFN-γ levels in 10- to 11-year-old boys with increased BMI.},
  author={Liina Utsal and Vallo Tillmann and Mihkel Zilmer and Jarek M{\"a}estu and Priit Purge and Jaak J{\"u}rim{\"a}e and Meeli Saar and E L{\"a}tt and Katre Maasalu and Toivo J{\"u}rim{\"a}e},
  journal={Hormone research in paediatrics},
  year={2012},
  volume={78 1},
  pages={31-9}
}
BACKGROUND/AIMS Many inflammation parameters are associated with obesity, but few comparable data are found in youth. This study aims to characterize the differences in serum levels of 13 biochemical inflammatory markers between boys with increased BMI and boys with normal BMI, and examine the relationships between inflammation markers, skinfold thicknesses… CONTINUE READING
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